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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta MDs could lose airport control CLAKESHOLM (Staff) The Willow Creek Municipal District may act to counter a recommendation that airports come under the rule of the nearest urban centre According to MD Reeve George Whitehead, a move may be made during the fall convention of the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMDC) under which the centres would be able to take over airports The Willow Creek MD owns the Claresholm Industrial Airport Reeve Whitehead said the AAMDC decided it had better alert councils once again on the question I can name you about a dozen involved in this sort of a deal said the reeve Claresholm town councillor Paul Andersen told The Herald after the MD meeting that "Claresholm supplies all the services to the airport and the MD gets all the taxes and we get all the grief Wednesday, August 21, 1974-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-15 Pincher schools to open Aug. 27 South in Short Culvert request rejected CARDSTON (Staff) The Cardston Municipal District Council Monday rejected a request from Ken Leavitt of the Cardston area after deciding a proposed 80-inch i60-toot long culvert would require too much fill The installation area is located about five miles northeast of the town at the St Mary River We don t need it, said Coun Ken Beswick 'We don t want that one However a 96-inch 160-foot culvert was approved for an area in section 18 just south of Mountain View It will require 20 leet of fill in places council heard Taber gardeners compete TABER (HNS) Mr and Mrs Ben Skikiewich of 5409 45th Ave are the owners of the most beautiful and best dressed gardens in Taber So said a panel of three judges composed of green thumbers Harry B Myers Lulah Gibb and district agriculturist Murray F Wilde Judging was done Wednesday on behalf of the Taber Exhibition Association and presentation of awards was made at the communitv fair in the community centre auditorium Saturday evening Second place winners were Mr and Mrs Paul Astolos of 51st St and in third place was Bill Pyrch 4915 55th Ave Clinic dates set COALDALE The Barons Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and pre-school clinics Coaldale Thursday in the health unit office in the administration building from 10 a m to noon and 1 30 to 4 p m Taber Thursday in the health unit office in the administration building from 10 a m to noon and 1 30 to 4 p m Barons Aug 23 in the school from 1 30 to 3 30 p m Speech therapy for pre schoolers is available at the health unit Welling subdivision heard CARDSTON (Staff) The Welling Development Com- mittee has sent its subdivision application for 20 lots owned by the LDS Church to the Oldman River Regional Planning Com- mission Coun David Wilde of Welling told the Cardston Municipal District council Monday The next step is to have the land surveyed At present septic tanks are planned with sewage disposal to be charged back to the owners The MD council told Coun Wilde the MD is responsible only tor a road access to the development and not for any within the development WALTER KERBER photo Macleod rec director told to take holiday Tabletop agriculture Nobleford, on a hill 17 miles northwest of Leth- bndge, provides village residents a picturesque view of city life with the peace and quiet of sprawling irrigated farms and tree-clad homesteads as a buffer to hectic urban life llie MD could be responsible depending on the wishes of council for other roads later By D'ARCY RICKARD Herald District Editor FORT MACLEOD Recreation director Leo Bourassa hasn't taken a vacation for two years and town council Monday night said he must and soon Approving a resolution by Coun Phil Hodnett m charge of recreation that Mr Bourassa be paid again for a three week period he worked in 1973 in lieu of holidays council decided can t force somebody to take a holiday should take one anvwav Mr Bourassa now totalling final results of the 1974 Southern Alberta Summer Games held here recently, will be paid twice for three weeks of his 1973 working year but he will be asked to take this year s holiday as soon as possible Secretary Roy White spurred a long discussion on holidays when he asked that the pay request be approved and that council set policy whereby holidays are mandatory Coun Hodnett moving that the pa> be approved emphasized he is against forcing people to take holidays But Leo is the type of person who needs his holidays The Herald District to rest said Mr White Said Coun Hodnett "You can force a man definitely to take holidays but is it well to if something comes up where he is unable to'" Later in the meeting, Coun Hodnett said private citizens should not come into council and talk about policy He was referring to a query about council's sidewalk policy from Reg O'Sulhvan Construction of Fort Macleod Mr O Sullivan had suggested that the town install sidewalks in new subdivisions and then increase the price of its lots Coun Hodnett said a private citizen can give his opinion but 'it is not up to council to pass the minutes with that in it Mr O'Sulhvan is in the concrete business here In other business, council approved the sale of Lot 11, south side of 16th Street, west of 5th Avenue, to Barry Hornberger, providing he subnits his plans for the house intended and for full payment Mr Hornberger built a home on the lot just east of this property last year, council learned Council approved a progress payment of to Ed Flack Construction for the centennial library and senior citizens complex now nearing completion The original contract was for with the stipulation that it be built in 120 days Blairmore says 'Pass slighted BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Town council will complain to Premier Peter Lougheed. that Travel Alberta failed to mention very much about the Crowsnest Pass area in this year's travel booklet Mention of the 'Pass area was "virtually excluded from the booklet, said one councillor Council also will question the provincial government why the Crowsnest Pass General Hospital was not one of a number of hospitals mentioned by Premier Lougheed as slated for the installation of air conditioning under a provincial government program Council decided to upgrade the appearance of east and west entrances of the town and to budget funds for the upkeep of these Highway 3 areas PINCHER CREEK The Pincher Creek School Division will open its schools Aug 27 Registrations for the Livingstone High School at Lundbreck will be accepted Thursday with Grade 10 students enrolling in the morning and Grade 11 in the afternoon Grade 12 students may register between 9 a m and 12 noon Frida> Enrolments at Matthew Halton High School here will be accepted between 9am and 1pm Aug 26 Registration of new elementarv pupils will be taken between 8 30 a m and noon Aug 26 at the Canyon School Six more school bus drivers are needed school division officials If enough bus drivers are not found it may be necessary to subsidize parents who will be required to provide transportation for their own There are 82 teachers and about 12 teacher aides this term Thev all will report for dutv Aug 26 ECONOMY MEATS 904 7th Ave. S. Phone 329-4545 ORDER YOUR FREEZER BEEP NOW! Of course things at Vanta's are small and so are youi prices look and notice the Prices are down, down, down at Vanta's 1 Grade A Sides Ib. Grade A Fronts Ib. A Hinds Ib. 1 1 Cut Spare Ribs. Meaty Ib. 79 Chuck Steaks Ib. Cross Rib Steak Ib. Ground Beef, Fresh Hourly Ib. Day B.B.Q. Wieners, Bulk Ib. Van's Beef Sausage Ib. Van's Pork Sausage, Bulk Ib. Rib or Club Steak Ib. 1 Soup Chicken Hens 2% 3 ib each buy your meats at Vanta't tor old fashioned Nt no gimmicks just plain good values tor quality meats Nothing to about these prices You wont teel sorry Lots o >arkmg on parking lot Groceries next door Shop at your Vanta'i Economy Meats All products economically priced It pays to i ALBERTA-RCMP CENTURY CELEBRATIONS MUSICAL RIDE AUG. p.m.; AUG. and 7 p.m. ALSO CHUCKWAGON RACES (25 Wagons) ALL SEATS RESERVED and All performances in front of Grandstand Phone 328-4491 or pick up Tickets at Exhibition Office Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily Limited number of tickets available at gate. 7 PIECE KITCHEN SUITE SINGLE DRESSER and MIRROR REG. SALE 1 TABLE 36" x 48" x 60" Walnut 6 CHAIRS Gold Cover Reg. SALE 2 PIECE Chesterfield and Chair Nylon cover cover Floating spring edge Reg SALE WESTINQHOUSE PRINTED PATTERNED RUBBER BACKED NYLON KITCHEN CARPET Assorted Colors REG 8 95 100% DUPONT NYLON SHAG Heavy Traffic 4 colors REG. Sq. Yd. DRYER White Heavy Duty REG. AXMINSTER RUGS Red Green 9x12 REG. i' I 1 P 1 DELUXELAZYBOY RECLINER Attortad REG. SALE 3 PIECE BEDROOM SUITE and Chiffonier Walnut SALE DOUBLE DRESSER and MIRROR Walnut. REG. SALE ALL PICTURES and LAMPS 20% DISCOUNT POLYPROPYLENE SHORT SHAG AMortad Htavy traffic REG. 12.95 Sq. Yd. SALS Sq. BLACK ft WHITE TV REG. 179.95 FT REFRIGERATOR Frost free white REG. SALE 2 TONED QoM, Rod, REG. 6.95 Sq. Yd. SALE PANEL BEDS Walnut. REG. ELECTRIC RANGE Fully automatic REG. SALE 326 -5th Street South CREDIT PLANS AVAILABLE! Phone 327-8578 till 9pm Thursday and Friday ;