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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, August 23, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 South In Short Education councils endorsed BROOKS The school committee of the County of Newell has endorsed the plan to establish local education councils in county communities. School superintendent Richard Burns says the first local council could be started by the home and school association in a community. Another way to launch a council would be to hold a general meeting of parents and school committee members. "Besides the liaison between home and school and between citizens and the school committee, such councils may spearhead plans to meet local says Mr. Burns. "At Bassano, for example, the Early Childhood Services program, now approved by the department of education, had its origin in the local school-community liaison council. Work on the provi- sion of adult education programs is in progress." Pincher Echo in 75th year PINCHER CREEK (HNS) The Pincher Creek Echo, the third oldest newspaper in Alberta, is entering its 75th year of publication. The Calgary Herald and the Fort Macleod Gazette are older than the Echo. The late E. T. Saunders, founder, datelined his initial publication day as Aug. Since that time more than weekly releases have chronicled the history of Pincher Creek and district. Campout held in 'Pass COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) The Coleman recreation board is holding a wilderness campout this week for young peo- ple aged 12 to 14 of the Crowsnest Pass. Campers left Tuesday morning and will return at 4 p.m. today. Vulcan clinic successful VULCAN There were 199 pints of blood donated at a re- cent donors' clinic held in the County Central High School auditorium. The objective was missed by one pint. The Vulcan Lions Club, other area Lions clubs and the Vulcan Chapter of the Alberta Association of Registered Nurses organized the drive. Raymond native promoted RAYMOND A former Raymond resident, Robert J. Anderson, has been named operations superintendent of the Kennecott Copper Corporation's largest copper smelter. The smelter is west of Salt Lake City, Utah. In addition to the copper, smelter, his other areas of respon- sibility will include the operation of five sulfuric acid plants and the molybdic oxide plant. His wife, the former Alice Jean Hedenstrom, is also a native of Raymond. They have two children, David, 17, and Lori Jean, 11. They reside at Granger, Utah. Coleman dogs tops at show PINCHER CREEK Two dogs entered by Don Rae of Raebourne Kennels, Coleman, were in the winner's circle at the dog show here. A Raybourne Doberman Pinscher was named grand cham- pion dog and champion pup, while reserve champion was a Yorkshire terrier owned by Don Rae. Woolford Mutual Telephone Co. DISPERSAL AUCTION SALE 28th p.m. Sale to be held at Jefferson School 16 miles S. E. of Cardston TERMS CASH On Offer: 1800 poles 16-30 ft. long Mostly New 300 10 ft. cross arms 150 6 ft. cross arms 8 tons of steel wire A Good Assortment Of Insulators Bolts and Brace Irons Sales Conducted BEREZAY'S AUCTION SERVICE Cardston, Alberta, Phone 653-2296 Bus 653-3464 Foothills Municipal District construction tops million HIGH RIVER Building permits issued during the first seven months of the year in the Foothills Municipal District have authorized construction valued at more than million, a 25 per cent increase from last year. This has occurred despite changes in legislation to stop subdivision of produc- tive farmland, officials say. Both High River and Okotoks have sur- passed the million-mark in the value of construction authorized by building per- mits. Okotoks holds a slight edge over High River with a whopping 350 per cent increase from the same period in 1973. From Jan. 1 to Aug. 1 there were 104 building permits issued at Okotoks, authorizing in construction. This compares with 28 permits for in construction last year. At present there is no land available at Okotoks although there is land within the town which has not been developed. The building boom continues at High River, with a total of in construction authorized Jan. 1 to July 31. A further was recorded in garage per- mits since Aug. same period last year saw in permits. The total value of construction at High River last year was a record. This year's construction activity will ap- parently shatter last year's mark. Cranbrook student increase forecast CRANBROOK (Special) Cranbrook school board secretary Ken Starling says everything is ready for a new school term which will begin here Sept. 3. Cranbrook settled its Cana- dian Union of Public Employees contract independently from other East Kootenay school dis- tricts. Preparatory building maintenance work is on schedule. At term end schools pop- ulation was and there were 199 full time instruc- tors. Mr. Starling forecasts a slight increase in enrolment for the new term. There is a whopping increase to 230 full time teachers under new provincial policies instituted by the NDP government. Gordon Terrace Elemen- tary School has been enlarged from 10 to 14 classrooms. The Muriel Baxter Elemen- tary School kindergarten will be held in rented premises in the nearby Knox Presbyterian Church at 2021 3rd St. S. Robert Ernst is the new principal at the T. M. Roberts Elementary School and Gordon WaJrnsley heads Mount Baker Senior Secon- dary School. Dusan Tadey remains as principal of Parkland Junior Secondary School; Jack Allen heads Laurie Junior Secon- dary School; Rod Joyce is principal at Muriel Baxter Elementary School; Bruce Williams directs the staff at WALTER KERBER photo Prairie sentinel Country elevators at Chin stand waiting for the thousands of bushels of grain in the process of being threshed. This field was caught in a swathed condition prior to the recent rainfall and the swathed grain lays near the ground, making it difficult to pick up with a combine. Break-up of pavement lashed by councillor Region housing office to open in Cranbrook By D'ARCY RICKARD Herald District Editor FORT MACLEOD Coun. Phil Hodnett suggested at this week's meeting of town coun- cil that Coun. Ron Tilbe should resign over his handl- ing of a 62 block paving pro- ject. At the same time, council agreed to pay Everall Construction (Edmonton) Ltd. half the amount council held back after two blocks of the firm's paving broke up on main street here. Brian Bentley of Everall Construction discussed the project, completed in the fall of 1973, with council. He will ask the company president to accept instead of for two blocks of paving on 24th Street. Councillors said they agreed to the payment only because they sought an amicable solu- tion to the impasse. "They did a poor job on 24th Street and they were very late in doing Coun. Hodnett said later. "I think myself the town should not have to pay this Monday night he suggested Coun. Tilbe, in charge of public works, should resign. Coun. Tilbe indicated former Mayor George Buzunis had told the paving crew to go ahead without spraying a ncinq Annou MARIA and CHESTER JOKUTY Are The NEW OWNERS CHESTER THE CARMANGAY HOTEL We invite all our friends and acquaintances to drop out and pay us a visit. Just 36 Miles North of on Highway 23. prime coat of oil on the last two blocks of the job. Said Mr. Bentley: "Our point, and our sole argument is the sub base was too wet. I don't know why the mayor told the crew to go ahead without it. I don't think you can hold back our money." Said Coun. Hodnett: "I have been told he didn't say that." Then Mr. Bentley said, "It looks like there is room for doubt on both sides. I am sorry our company got a bad reputation because of it." Said Coun. Day: "I think the company does pretty good work. Sixty blocks out of 62 blocks is very good." Secretary Roy White had the final word: "The superintendent (of Everall Construction) could have said, 'I will pave it under protest.' Former mayor George Buzunis said later in the week that the paving broke up on a two block section because a water line had been installed before the paving project and the ditch fill had time to settle. Residents have requested a sewer be constructed in the alley between 21st and 22nd Streets but council has not budgeted for it to be done this year. Said Coun. John Davis: "We can table that and I can talk to these people and see what we can do. If we have a valid reason for putting it in this fall, maybe we can stretch the budget." Council had planned to install the sewer next spring. Kindergarten meeting at Coalhurst COALHURST The local kindergarten group will hold a general meeting at 8 p.m. Aug. 27, in the Coalhurst Royal Canadian Legion. Registrations will be accepted, the program for the upcoming term will be reviewed and questions will be answered. Coun. Davis said if it was installed this fall another town lot could be sold and a new dwelling erected. He said the septic tank field in the area is overloaded. CRANBROOK (Special) A provincial department of housing regional office will be opened here in October to deal with ways of providing low cost housing on department of housing lands. The houses will be built on lease land, instead of the usual practice of requiring the owner to own the title to the land. The office will be in the downtown area here. The staff will be headed by former city engineer Ray Daniels whose resignation from the city staff becomes effective Aug. 31. The housing department regional staff will include a civil engineer, construction superintendent, loans officer, negotiator appraiser and four clerks. Mortgage amortization for houses will be geared to the purchaser's income. The ceil- ing will be an annual gross in- come of The primary function of the office here, says Mr. Daniels, will be to provide houses "at reasonable prices." Gordon Terrace School and George Haras is principal of Central School. Carmangay fair draws 890 entries CARMANGAY (HNS) Violet Davies of Carmangay won the Wallace Miller trophy for winning the most points in the recent Carmangay Fair. Hazel Scotter won the Claresholm Bishop Service trophy for garnering the most points in the agricultural and craft sections of the fair. She also won the canning and cooking award. Joyce Keller of Barons won the Carmangay Lionettes senior citizens trophy. The handicrafts trophy went to Helen Wilson of Barons and Agnes Ferguson of Champion won the White Hardware trophy for the flowers section. Pat" Nugent of Carmangay won the photography trophy, donated by J. Hubka and Sons of Carmangay. Brian White of the village won the Carmangay Priscilla Club trophy for the vegetables section. Ellen Johnson of Barons received the adult art trophy donated by Sev's Groceteria of Champion. There were 890 entries and about 400 received prizes- Olds College has what you Olds College is a great place to learn, with plenty of down-to- earth give and take. That's healthy for everyone teacher and student alike. We know it works because we've got more than our share of fully-prepared grads doing very well in all phases of business and agriculture. We've stripped away the unnecessary to give you the essential training that equips you for your place1 in the working world. You can make all this happen for you by picking a course here and now and returning this coupon. COURSE LISTING COURSE Academics Agricultural Equipment Technology Agricultural Mechanics Agricultural equipment Technology Agricultural Production Technology Animal begin team at S.A.I.T.) Environmental Technologies Options; Agronomy Agricultural Chemicals Land Resources Soils Irrigation Farriers Course Fashion Merchandising Technology Horticultural Technology Horse Husbandry Technology Commercial Floraculture Liberal Arts Secretarial Arts ENROLMENT DATE September 3 4th September 3 4th October 15th October 15th September 3 4th September 30th September 3 4th September 3 4th September 3 4th September 3 4th September 3 4th January 6th September 3 4th September 3 4th Complete and mail to: Olds Collage Olds. Alberta I wish more information D I wish to enroll in the following course Q Please send full details and application form. Name Address Phone ADVANCED EDUCATION Ohk Gofege ;