Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
Monday, Auouil 1970 THE IEIHDRIDGE HURAID 3 Water Sewer For North Coaldale COALDALE (IINS) North- side residents will be getting water and sewer services. Town council recently gave first readings to tire money by- laws for the extension pro- gram. In order to begin with the program, the homeowners in the area received a petition from the town. It was neces- sary to have approval from one-half of the property owners or two-thirds of the assessed land value. The latter require- ment was reached and council could proceed with money bor- rowings. Total cost the program is The plans are being sent to the Local Authorities Board for approval. Swim Pool In Operation CRANBROOK, B.C. (Special) The Projects Society outdoor swimming pool is now opera- ting, though the heating facility is not yet functioning. Initial part, the modified Z-shaped pool with central swimming space and two arms for dip- pers and dunkers, was con- tracted at just under by Creighton Construction Ltd. Society volunteers constructed temporary change houses at the site, just off Baker Street extension near 16th Avenue in the acreage to be developed as Cranbrook Civic Centre. Society charter memberships at a family, generous pub- lic support and a city grant put the pool in business, and this week city council approved annual consecutive contribu- tions of each over the next three years. The Society proposes second phase at for mechanical equipment and office and change rooms, with the third phase for completion. Meanwhile operations are un- der city parks and recreation auspices, with Karen Apps as supervisor of life guarding and instruction from tots to adults. Work will be done by town employees. It is expected thai installa- tions of mains will be done this fall. Hook ups of water sewer to the residences will be under- taken in spring of 1971. Tuition Accord Ratified TABER (HNS) A new tui- tion agreement between Taber School Division No. 6 and Taber Roman Catholic Separ- ate School District No. 54 was ratified at the division's board meeting. Under the agreement, ap- proximately 200 students from the Division, Catholic adher- ents, will continue to attend the separate schools. However, the cost of their education pre- viously carried in full by separ- ate school ratepayers mil be compensated by the public school division by some The 200 students involved are resident in the school division but not within the separate school district which approxi- mates the boundaries of the Town of Taber. The school division will con- tinue to receive supplementary requisition taxes and the pro- vincial government grant for transporting these students. The new agreement provides that the division will pay to the separate school district approx- imately per' student for the 1970 to 71 school year. It re- lieves the separate school sys tern of setting up satellite school districts within the school division boundaries through which supplementary requisitions could be receiver: by the separate school district. It is expected that the tuition agreement will be reviewed at the end of the school year for continuation, amendment cancellation next year. SCHOOL NEARING COMPLETION The new million Crowsnest Pass Consoli- dated High School is nearing completion and will be put into use Sept. 1 when fall classes resume. The school will look after the needs of all Crowsnest Pass students from grades 9 lo 12 inclusive. Some work will continue after school has started. Contractor on the project is Bird Construction of Lethbridge and architects are Lurie and Neufeld also of the cily. Principal of the new school is Horace Allen of Coleman; vice-principal, Eric Price of Blairmore ond second vice-principal is Charles Burke, formerly of Lethbridge. An official opening of the new school will be held later this fall. Cranbrook Bans Watering Permits Climb At Sparwood SPARWOOD (HNS) In a recent report to council, build- ing inspector Bruno Bevelac- qua reported for July permits bad been issued for the value of Issued were 92 building per- mits value seven plumbing permits to the value of Phil Morris presented a pro- gress report as of August 3, 1970, which stated that sani- tary and water mains were completed in stage B extension. Services should be completed by Aug. 12. Sanitary completed in com- mercial area. Water completed in commercial area except for 6-ineh main along highway from RCMP building to Pine Avenue and 6-inch main on Visit Sparwood SPARWOOD visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albie Krall were Mrs. Marie Johnson and Mrs. Patri- cia Webb and children Dennise and Craig of Palm Dessert, Calif. Mrs. Johnson is a former resident of Sparwood. Hemlock from Spruce to the Senior Citizens housing, approx- imately two weeks should com- plete this section. Services have still to be in- stalled in the commercial area. Street lights have been install- ed in Stage A with the excep- tion of Red Cedar Hill which was not done due to the fact (hat storm sewers have yet to be iustaEed. Street lights at the row hous- ing not turned on as electrical inspector insists on 60 ampere breakers rather than standard 15 ampere as four lights are fed from one transformer. This should be corrected shortly. Street grading and oil- ing should be completed in two weeks weather permitting. Clerk advised council that the Public Utilities Commission has forwarded pertinent data regarding the design of ceme- teries to assist council in es- tablishing such. Council dis- cussed various locations where a cemetery might be located. Council felt that the Wilson Creek property may prove to be a suitable site. The Ceme- tery committee will look into this matter and bring back recommendations to council. CRANBROOK, B.C. (Special) All lawn sprinkling in the city has been banned effective August 19. Until then an odd- even date system for limited hours had been in force. Rea- son for the ban is dwindled domestic pressure in uphill Gordon Terrace and Pinecrest, arid sharp drop in pressure measured regularly in down- town area, which would he dis- astrous in event of fire. Ratepayer approved system improvements to pump front wells off Cranbrook Street, lowest level, some two million gallons daily into the system when required is under- way by Johansen Construction Ltd. on a 90-day guarantee, but it was only started in late July. Wells are admittedly interim until approval of staged system improvements starting with a earthfill dam on con- siderably higher on Joseph Creek, present supply source, along with supplementary sup- plies from. Gold Creek when needed. The city already owns the dam site. City plans for plebiscite on this, along with new city mains were stopped two years ago when the department of muni- cipalities refused permission for voting on such a costly im- provement at that time. This item was basic step in a phased Trip Planned To Waterton COALDALE (HNS) The Southern Regional Recreation Board is organizing a bus trip and picnic to Waterton Lakes National Park Aug. 29. It is open to all senior citi- ens (60 and over) residing within the borders of the Coun- .y of Lethbridge, south of the Kidman River. Anyone wishing lo register or obtain further information is requested to phone 345-3746 or 345-3275 before Aug. 27. program toward filling needs of a population of At that time the supplemen- tary wells program had been dropped by the city after much public wrangle, but population has increased faster than pro- jected, and ratepayers gave the wells program ballot approval in June. Taber Pupil Top In School Division TABER (HNS) Denis A. Leahy was top student of nine receiving honors standing in the June examinations in the Taber Inspectorate, including Taber School Division No. 6 and Taber Separate School Dis- trict No. M. With an average of 94.2 per- cent in his best five subjects including English (98.8 in the best four St. Mary's high school graduate Leahy, now enrolled at tlis University of Waterloo in Ontario, will re- ceive awards from the local ATA and from Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. Others achieving the H fating are Alcide A. March- esich (St. Mary's 89.9 per cent, Perry R. Conrad (W. R. Myers, Taber 88.4, Darlene M. Wake- lin (Vauxhall) 84.2, Judith L. Loswen (Vauxhall) 83.4, Leslee G. Francis (W. R. Myers) 82.2, Richard C. Roe (W. R. Myers) 82.0, Margaret E. Friesen (Vauxhall) 82.0, and Marilyn K Price (W. R. Myers) 81.6 pei cent. In the four high schools in the inspectorate, 123 students wrote (lie finals four Chamberlain (Grassy 34 at Vauxhall, 56 at W. R. Myers and 29 at St. Mary's under the semester system. Of the 454 papers written in he Inspectorate, 56 (12.3 per cent) rated H, 333 cent) rated A, 160 but still well above the provin- cial averages. An H (honors) rating falls in the 80 to 100 percentage range, A is from 65 to 79, B from 50 to 64, C from 40 to 49, and D below 40 for failure. Forest Rages (30.4 (35.3 per per cent) scored B, 3 (ia.3 per cent) 17 (3.7 per cent) were failures with D rating. The percentage rating is slightly below the results achieved by the 1969 graduates, Students Tour Capital SPAHWOOD (HNS) Joyce Adachi and Eddie Northey, Sparwood Secondary School students who were selected to ake part in the federal-provin- Thank you Canada! Seagram's Five Star now outsells all other brands of whisky. The reason? Easy taste and easy to look at. Plus the Seagram name and quality. Prove it for yourself. That's the easy part. The easy whisky. I Seagram's FIVE STAR CANADIAN RYB WHISKY JOSEPH SEAGRAM A SONS LIMITED WATERLOO. ONTARIO, CANADA 01511, 2S 02.' cial youth centennial travel pro- gram have returned to their homes following one-week stay in Ottawa. While in Ottawa they toured the Parliament Buildings view- ed the changing of the guard, visited the National Art Gal- lery, National Arts Centre and the Ottawa Mall. One day was spent in Mont- real where the students visited Man and His World, later the same day they attended a Na- tional League Ball Game Expos Vs. Cubs. The last eve- ning of their visit they attended a performance at the National Arts Centre by the group "Fan- tastics." Ma gra th News MAGRATII (HNS) Elder Wesley Balderson has returned from the LDS Pacific North West Mission where he spent two years. He reported in Sac- rament Services for Magrath First Ward. The Dahls believe in keeping things in the family. In 1967 Dr. R. M. Dahl gave a golf Lrophy for juniors in Zone 31. Son De Var won it that year and in 1938. Another son, Allan, won in 19C9. This year De Var took honors again when rcgion- il director Cal Alston present- ed him with (ho DalU trophy. SPARWOOD (HNS) The B.C. Forest Service is battling a fire in the Bingay-Creek area on the West side of Elk Valley about 35 miles north of Natal. The fire was reported Sun- day, but the service was unable to get men or machines into the area until later. A road was bulldozed in from the Elk Valley with 25 men and four bulldozers, four pumps and a helicopter attempting to con- tain the blaze, which at last report covers an estimated 200 acres. Use of water bombers is pro- hibited by the extremely rough and hazardous terrain. Moun- tains in the area range in height from ft. lo ft. above sea level. Bingay Creek is approxi- mately five miles south of Con- nors Lakes. Forest fire hazards in the Nelson District continues mod- erate to high. The closure of forests in B.C. to any fires has had its desired effect, with only 121 new fires in the province last week. Most of the 121 fires were the result of lightning strikes. Macleod News FORT MACLEOD (Special) Family members, former neighbors and friends joined with Mr. and Mrs. Roddy Hil- liard of Brady. Mont, to wish ,hem well on the occasion of ;heir -loth wedding anniversary. The gathering, was held in the of Columbus Hall in Fort Macleod. This popular couple farmed in the South Macleod district until about 13 years ago when ;hey moved to a farm near Jrady, Mont. Tol-Lot Display i COALDALE (HNS) Tile' Coaldale leaders and! participant are inviting inter- ested parents and adults to the Coaldale Community Hall from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 27. There will be a display of samples of the handicrafts done in tlio 1970 summer play- ground program. A pet shou' is albo being staged by the children and their leaders, jamboree Days Reviewed PICTURE BUTTE (Special) The recent Jamboree Days celebration was discussed at a meeting of the jamboree com- mittee. Kcports were received from E e v c r a 1 organizations sponsoring events in the three days celebration. LDS Relief Socielj' members, who ran the bake sale and vegetable fair, were disappoint- ed at the lack of community entries for the bake sale, but felt the vegetable fair was pop- ular. The judge, George Brees of Lethbridge, has said he is willing to hold a workshop for gardeners, with instruction on presentation of entries. A large entry is expected next year. It was proposed, however, to hold the bake 'Sale earlier in the year. The RC Legion's ball game attracted many spectators, as did the ladies' competition. More entries are hoped for next year. The tournaments could be extended to two days. It was suggested Uiat the Masonic Lodge's horses hoe tournament be run as a bon- spiel rather than a knock-out competition. Additional pits could be provided, allowing for a large entry. The chow mein supper served by the Japanese Canadian So- ciety was successful, though the number of meals served was slightly down from last year. The smorgasbord run by members of Royal Purple re- Natal Houses Marked For Demolition. NATAL, B.C. (HNS) About 80 houses in Natal were daubed with large black "X" marks recently as the Regional District of East Kootenay de- cided which houses should be demolished under the urban re- newal scheme. RDEK administrator Frank Bertoia said that all of the houses have been bought by the Regional District of East Kootenay, but that not all are empty. He said those living in houses which were marked will be served with eviction notices immediately. At the same tune, he said, steps are being taken to ex- propriate properties on which no buy-out agreement has been reached. coivcd excellent support, and many of the guests contributed to the function. The Lions sponsored a suc- cessful pancake breakfast. The parade, over a mile long, was considered excellent, ft was hoped to extend ies of competition, and a loud- speaker truck would be obtain- I ed, to provide a commentary- I The jamboree queen contest uras much approved. The five contestants had enjoyed per- forming the eight tasks re- quired, including flower ar- rangement, horseshoe pitch- ing, and limning a pancake race, and it was hoped that many more organizations would thus be encouraged lo sponsor entrants next year. The amateur rodeo was pop- ular, and would continue to be run by the Roping Club. Opinion was that, although the 'Jamboree needed adjust- ments, it was very worthwhile. It was agreed to continue hold- ing it the weekend of the Aug- ust civic holiday. It was resolved to form the 1971 jamboree committee forth- with, by asking each society lo send a permanent representa- tive to a meeting in October. 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