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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, August LETHBRIDGE HERALO-1S South In Short Cardston to elect 7 trustees CARDSTON (HNS) Nomination day for the office of trustee of the Cardston School Division will be Sept. 18. Seven positions will be open for nomination. The election, if necessary, will be held Oct. 16. Term of office will be three years. Nomination forms may be obtained at the divisional office. All schools in the division will commence the new term at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3. Work is progressing favorably on the Magrath School ad- dition. There have been no serious delays caused by material shortages. Some of the older school buildings in the division will qualify for provincial support for upgrading under the building quality restoration program. Projects approved must be com- pleted by December, 1975. for Brooks museum BROOKS J. G. MacGregor, chairman of the Alberta RCMP Century Celebrations Committee, recently presented to the Brooks and District Museum and Historical Society. Gertie Crerar, an executive member of the society, receiv- ed the provincial government grant. It will be used to establish a museum on a seven-acre parcel of land donated by the town to the society. Cardston fair opens today CARDSTON (HNS) Activities sponsored by the Cardston Agricultural Society will get underway with a horse show at 8 a.m. today. It will be held in the new agricultural arena. The rodeo queen will be crowned during the program. A country fair will be held Friday. The bench exhibits will be held in the ice centre and the livestock show and the pet show in the agricultural arena. Entries will close at 10 a.m. The fair will be open to the public at 1 p.m. Livestock judging will commence ?f 11 a.m. The ice centre will be open today from to 9 p.m. and Friday morning at o'clock to receive entries. Blair Shaw of Lethbridge, judge for flowers, vegetables and crops will discuss the exhibits at 2 p.m. A fashion show will be held at o'clock that afternoon. There will be a free breakfast sponsored by the Lion's Club Saturday morning from 6 to 9 a.m. in the ice centre. The parade, sponsored by the local Rotary club, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday. The amateur rodeo will be held Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Survev of seniors at Nanton NANTON (Staff) Senior citizens here are being sur- veyed this week to determine if there is need for a senior citizens' home here. Bernie Peterson of the Alberta Housing Cor- poration's research depart- ment is conducting the sur- vey. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD Established 1911 Lower Floor 517 4th Ave. S. Phorw 327-1541 He is contacting people 63 years of age and older at Nanton and Stavely and in the adjacent rural areas. Senior citizens are being asked to contact the Town of Nanton office to leave their names and state a time when it would be convenient for them to be interviewed in their homes. The need for a home here is tempered by the fact, say Willow Creek Municipal District councillors, that the senior citizens home at Claresholm usually has vacan- cies. Mayor George Wolstenholme of Nanton recently met with government officials who decided that the survey should be taken. Here are the ANSWERS for your NEWS QUIZ PART 2-c; 3-b; 4-rose; 5-b PART II: 1-b; 2-a; 3-e; 4-c; 5-d PART III: 1-c; 2-a; 3-d; 4-b; 5-e PICTURE QUIZ: Gerald Ford, President of the United States Pyrch tops show Bound for bone yard A truckload of bits and pieces of machines that once helped windbreaks, scrap metal is becoming ever more valuable, making sow and harvest crops in the south passes Cranford on its way it worthwhile to be picked up and hauled in for recycling, to the scrap yard. Once left to rust and bake forgotten in farm Pincher into serious search for more water PINCHER CREEK (Staff) Underwood, McLellan and Associates, the town's con- sulting engineering firm, will study the feasibility of building a water supply dam on the Pincher Creek west of town if the provincial government's department of the environment will pick up the costs. Earlier it was thought all that was needed was an up- dating of the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration department's 1965 study but department of the environ- ment says a new study is needed. It could take two years to prepare. Town Secretary Terry Lyon says it could be a crisis situa- tion that is facing town residents. "If the creek dries up, we are out of he says. "That is why we are pushing for another water supply." Underwood, McLellan and Associates has told town coun- cil that all that is needed is an updating of the first PRFA study. The engineering firm says the only thing that has changed is the cost picture. At the time of the PRFA study, test holes were drilled. Council wants its consulting engineering firm to do the study and feels the depart- ment of the environment should pay for it because the department of the environ- ment says it is too busy to do the work itself. "We're dickering with the department of says Mr. Lyon. The town draws its water from a reservior about one mile west of here. There are two alternatives to a new dam: A seven mile pipeline to the Castle River and a second reservior. In other business, council approved a bylaw to close the road southwest of St. Michael's School to comply with the residential subdivi- sion plan. A new route has been proposed directly west of Broadview Avenue. The secretary noted over expenditures have occurred in the recreation budget the Southern Alberta Summer Games carnival was over its budget by about and the tennis courts exceeded an allotment by It was noted that approval for the over expenditure on the tennis courts had been given by council earlier. The budgeted amount was for three courts and four were constructed. Council said the recreation board should try to make up the difference somewhere else in its budget. Gordon Stuckey will be notified that if he will pay the costs, the town will install a sidewalk in front of his house. Council learned that trucks and equipment hauling fill into the Taylor lot on Adelaide Street were damaging the sidewalk. Council heard a letter from Gaston Rigaux regarding what he terms the unsatisfac- tory condition of the garbage disposal grounds. A notice of hearing regarding a proposed rate increase by Plains Western Gas and Electric Company Ltd. was read. Council will seek details of the proposed increase. Mr. Lyon said he has been advised by St. Michael's School board that the board has approved the sale of some school land to the town in ac- Riley McCormick BflCK-to-SCHOOL CLEARANCE 500 Pair of LEE FLARES SAIfil Blue Denim Regularly 17.95 Clearance price 14 For Your Back-to-School SHOPPING DENIM SHIRTS A selection of shirts by Levis, Lee, Western Craft, Caravan, and others. 300 Navy Denim and Chambray shirts and others too numerous to mention. Regularly to 17.95 Clearing while they last, each no CHARGEX AMERICAN EXPRESS We feature the largest selection of Levis and Lees in Southern Alberta also Levis Bellbottoms Lee Flares Lee Boot Cuts Denim Jackets (by Lee and Levis) "Lethbridge's leading Western Store" Lee and Levis Shirts Levis Cords and Cord Jackets Levis Boot Cuts RILEY McCORMICK Centre Village Mall Phone 328-5644 cordance with the proposed south hill subdivision. The minister's approval is awaited. The town foreman says the material for the sewer line on the north hill should be receiv- ed in about two weeks. The person making the subdivision will have to pay at least one half of the cost before construction is started. Elk draw in south Stringent government controls that include a lucky draw and registration of kills have been placed on the hunting of anterless elk in Southern Alberta by the provincial department of lands and forests. The elk hunting season in Southern Alberta big game zones 9, 10 and II extends from Nov. 19 through Nov. 30. The draw system was introduced by the department to reduce the number of hunters and distribute them more evenly through the designated hunting areas. Hunters must have a regular elk hunting licence to be eligi- ble for the anterless elk draw and must submit an applica- tion to enter the special draw before Oct. 1. "We expect the result will be a more orderly and en- joyable elk season with less friction between hunters and farmers in the private land areas, said Gordon Kerr, provincial fish and wildlife director. Registration with a provin- cial fish and wildlife office within 30 days of the kill of an anterless elk was introduced with the new regulations to enable wildlife authorities to obtain accurate information on the extent of the harvest and the ages of the animals taken. Registration procedure, Mr. Kerr explained, involves sub- mission of the end of the lower jaw containing the incisor teeth, information of the sex of the animal and date and location of the kill. Swim session STIRLING (HNS) Swimming instructors Val and Sandra Hirsche report 80 children were enrolled in the first session of Red Cross swimming. Those sent to the Fort Macleod summer games in competitive swimming were: Layne Seely, Matthew Hartley, Perry Wandler, Shelley Oxley, Rhonda Hicken, Ward Hicken, Terry Oxley, PerryLynn Leveene, Randy Oxley, Patti Oxley, Scott Williamson, and Val Hirsche. Those competing in the Synchronized swimming were Melanie Hicken, Rhonda Hicken, Debbie Kupecz, Val Hirsche and Linda Nagy. The Herald- District Mountain View site for coat factory MOUNTAIN VIEW (Staff) Jacob Ross Uibel of Denver, Colo., former Moun- tain View resident now return- ing to this village west of Cardston, has accepted a 000 grant from the federal department of regional economic expansion to build a clothing plant here. Mr. Uibel has been in the clothing business at Denver, and will launch a factory here to manufacture coats and accessories. His project is expected to create 13 jobs. Regional Economic Expan- sion Minister Don Jamieson announced the grant in Ot- tawa as one of 19 to firms across the nation that will create an estimated 281 jobs. The offer to Mr. Uibel is based on a rate of 20 per cent of the approved capital costs, estimated at plus 15 per cent of approved wages and salaries. Mr. Uibel was in Denver and was unavailable for com- ment. His father said he will sub- divide property here to provide a site for the plant and a lot for his son's new residence. It will be built at Mountain View adjacent to Highway 5. TABER (HNS) Bill Pyrch of Taber won the M. W. Conrad trophy for garnering most points in the flower sec- tion of the Taber Community Fair, reactivated after a two season recess. Mr. Pyrch, chairman of the flower section of the fair, also won Pat's Flowers trophy for the best floral arrangement. Mrs. James Shimbashi of Barnwell won the aggregate award for the best vegetables and fruits. Zelma Gilbertson won the Ellison Milling Company trophy for tallying the most points in the baking section. Jean Jensen's bread won the Taber Supermarket hamper and Yas Maruyama won How's IGA Foodiiner trophy for the best buns. The Women of the Moose award went to Carlee Oshiro and Connie Maruyama. They amased the most points in the junior cooking section. Delia Easthope on the Lady Lions award for winning most points in the needlework section. The show was held in the Taber Centre auditorium. Sponsored by the Taber Ex- hibition Association, the bench show was under the direction of the Community Fair Board with Mrs. Nancy Platt its chairman. The success of the fair was enhanced by numerous ex- hibits and demonstrations and by the RCMP exhibit which emphasized highway safety along with other features of national police work. A dinner and coffee bar sponsored by the district music students' parents serv- ed some 200 meals in support of the Myers School Band and Chorus now seeking finances for a 1975 trip to Britain. An attendance of more than people was estimated. Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON DECOUX, Resident Rep., 562-2149 COUNTY OF LETHBRIDGE NO. 26 SCHOOL OPENING Schools in the County of Lethbridge will open Monday, August 26th, 1974. Schools in Picture Butte will open with teachers only in attendance on August 26th, 1974. The first day for students will be Tuesday, August 27, 1974. All other schools will open with students in attendance on Monday, August 26th, 1974. A LITTLE TIME WITH OUR PEOPLE IS A LOT MORE VALUABLE THAN YOU THINK! UFA Bulk Petroleum Agen-f> cies sell only top quality r products. If you're not sure what your petroleum requirements will be for the coming season, dis- cuss it with your Petro- leum Agent. The advice he'll give you comes from having years of experience in the petroleum industry, dealing with people like yourself who have experi- enced much the same prob- lems. If you need delivery service, your petroleum agent can de- liver whatever you need, wherever and whenever you need it. Do business with your UFA Bulk Petroleum Agency and you can count on getting good service year round. HARVEY WILLAMS......Cardston JOE KONYNENBELT Nobleford DICK SABEY ...........Milk River JACK WILLAMS Lethbridge R. L. LEISHMAN Hillsprlng 140 Petroleum Agencies throughout Alberta ;