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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta s' jH'iiji'd Olson to open parl --Ross Gibb Pholos TOP STUDENTS Sharon Friesen and George Merkl arc lop gradualing sludents at Taber. Miss Friesen had an average of 90 and Mr. Merkl's marks averaged 90.4. He won the Canadian Sugar Factories Lid. scholar- ship award He 5ludied at 5l. Mary's School Miss Friesen, Joseph Fong, Daryl Mikalson, Karen Wilford and Gordon Loree each received awards for 'averages ranging from 30 and up. They are Division 6 sludenls. Civic vote next T A K K R Prepara- lion for Ihc Oct. civic clec- limi presrcssed al lown coun- cil meeting wilh the appoint- ment of secretary treasurer T. M. Anton as returning offi- cer. The Community Centre au- ditorium was selected as the polling place for all voters. An advanced and inslilulional poll set [or Tuesday TABER ilINSi An has been called by coroner Dr. C. ,1. W. Dirk of Taber for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31. in con- neclion w-ilh an accident al 10 a.m. July 30lh near Grassy on Highway 3. in which three people lost their lives. Deceased arc Mrs. Ethel Jim-is and Robert Leslie Mor- ris, both of Winnipeg and Flor- ence Edwards of Toronto. Tli? accident was investi- galed bv RCMP. sfouscd MAGK.Vnl (IINSi The lire dcixirtmcnl was c- .icd oul far two fires rcccnt- I--. A cr-i-i- file on (lie Bar K2 liancli wot of Mclnlvre's. was josi ['id by Iho Ml) h'lick ulu-n liremen no- a siuhHr fire M'ulh of en Anderson's. The lire truck rcfpund- cd ai.d bolh crews pul oul the iirc v hich had spread to swalhril wheat on Ihe Rockporl Colony land f( is helievcff a cigarclle thrown from Ihe highway may have .slarletl Ihc slnbblc fire. was sel for Friday, Ocl. from :i lo G p.rr. Nominalicn day is 15. Elections will be held for a mayor and six councillors for the lown, Iwo members ol the Taber General Hospital board represcnling two wards in town, and for lln-o concerned, five truslecs for Die Taber .srp- arale school hoard. The council considered alien- dance at Ihe annual meeting of Ihe Alberta Urban Municipali- ties Association al Edmonton Ocl, 20, but uncertainly as lo who will he on the new council left definite appointments up in llx? air. i However, reservations will he made for (hose who will be in attendance, and a resolution will be presented by the requesting local aolonomy in j the control of highways Ihrough lowns which is now limited Ic I selling speed zones. i Meanwhile, MD nominations W i 11 be accepted on Ocl. 27. wilh elections following in four weeks on Nov 24. Seven mem- bers of council, from whom a reeve will be clecled. and five directors for Hie Taber General Hospital board will be needed. Each of Ihe above, bolh in lown and MD cleclions. will hold office for Ihc ensuing Ihrce years Also included wilh Ihc MD I nominations and elections, hut wilh separate returning offi- cers, will he (he election of i three trustees for Taber School Division No. [i for year I terms for the Barnwcll. En- j chant and Hays dislricts. Unlike Ihe lown and MD elected officials, school boards will retain Ihc rotation basis, so that two trustees will be elect- ed in each of (he next Iwo y c a r s. These will be held io conjiinclion wilh lown and MD elections rather than on a sep- arate basis as in the past. UAHNWELL (HNS) The lion. H. A. (find) Olson will of- ficiale Saturday al the opening cerenioint's- of Ihe I3armvoli P a r k and recreational facili- ties, as well as the water and sewer system. The waler and sewer system homes serviced at Bamweil BARNWICLL hamlet of Rarnwcll has come in for some fine improvements Ibis year. With 'he Barnwcll Civic Im- provement Association working so diligently, Ihe water and sewer system was installed on a collodion and rlislrihiition basis. There are fill homos being serviced now and more are ex- pccled lo be added in Ihe fu- j lure. This provides a farrr service oullel for Ihe surrounding area. There is a daily capacity of, 45.000 gallons and a storage ca- pacity of 10 million gallons. The MD is upgrading Ihe main mirth and south road Ihrough Ihe bamlel and has put Strathcona oil and gravel on the road for Hi miles wilhin th? hamlet. The school board and il i- provemenl associalion lunc agreement lo provide and im- prove the playground equip- ment al Ihe school grounds. was complelcd in Ihe early .spring when most of (be homes in the hamlet were serviced. Saliirday'.s ccreir.ony will cli- max the work done by five stti- denls this summer under the "Opportunity for Youth" pro- gram. They have constructed a combined basketball and ten- nis court, and a skaling rink in Ihe park. T ii c v assisted in Ihe con- struction of a bualmg lagoon on a lu'o-aci'e i i.'Crealion re- serve wilhin the hamlel. This group has cleaned all the side- walks, and made Ihc park and townsitc a more attractive place. The hamlei has been fur- (her improved by thu applica- tion of Slratheoma mix (oil am' gravel mixlurc) on miles al street within its boundaries. Ajjro le.slhiil lively affair wild I'incJierites dancing polkas rhunduy, Auguil 26, 1971 'HE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 3 I Odlands return to 'meal PINCIIKR CHEEK rSpecial) The Pincher Creek and Dis- trict Agricultural Society Bar- ley and Hops Festival was an unqualified success. More than 700 attended in evening lu enter into the fes- livily and to dance to the live- ly nu'.sic of the Taller Polka Hand. I This is the first lime such an event has been held in the Citizens ami members of service clubs provided the help, with servers being in ap- propriate costumes. The Beer Gardens attracted about 200. No admission was charged. TABliK alrl V- Kiibaok, formerly jirnK-ipal al Cnrriiuilifin, is Hip. new at Talior's W. H-.TI-S llisli Scliooi. Me succeeds James L. (ifoi-ge, now s u 1) c r i n I e n (lent of schools. .Mr. and Airs. Kil- nack, daughters Maureen, IS, Oieryl, 7, and sons Glt'n, and limn. 11, reside at alii 1 .SI. Tiiry liopi' to lake an aclivi- part in cnniiminily life will) special emphasis on sporls. TAIJIOK 'IINS.i Frozen Foods and the Taber Abattoir are changing hand's and will be under the manage- ment of Talier Frozen Foods Ltd. on Ocl. 1. Arnold Odlaml said Ibal Ta- ber Foods Ltd. is pur- chasing the abailoir wliicb he creeled in KMT from Merlin Adams, and will return to I'ne locker piani on .ijrii .Si. uhii-'. has been leased [or lour years lo Larry .Meier. Mr. Odland said lhat he re lirc'l rjvjm his employment ;.'S office manager at Suji-Alta Po- tato Processors .iiiiy "1. and with family members was re- turning lo Hie slaughtering and processing of fresh meals. The locker plant lease. said, is lining terminated by Mr. Meier who has accepted a position wilji Ibe LelbbriflL'e Junior College as inslruclor in meat culling and processing. Tile change of management Hill lake plar" H'-i 1 of fresh me-, i o> ciiliniei v.ill be di-'. Ihoiigli special cu1-. al lire piaw. I' wrapping and v.ilh SOUK- v. mi; he said. .Mr. a later dale liie may he v Ml) al the norlh hnur-'a (mm. Th: proposal for tli'- h'l-in-'- s located on Jliuh-.'.fcv i inwn's industrial A oiitler u-as 11; in proposition v.iii< land. Services ordered lots Oil firms a us to council TAEER (HNSI Two oil company developments were discussed by town council when applications were pre- sented Ijy Shell Oil and Tcxa- co Shell Oil. managed 'by Mark Birch, proposes lo erect a 12 by 2-1-foot office and display room on CPU oropcrtv al ffih Ave. between 50th and 51sL streets. Council preferred that the development take place on e o m p a n y-ownccl properly in the industrial park, anil rcfcr- ?TO npplicvilion lo the nin- uieipal planning commission for ils recommendation. Texaco of Canada requested and received a one-year exten- sion on Ihc purchase of 200 feel rj properly on Ave. in Ihc park. The 19-19 agreement for the sale has been renew- ed Ihrec limes al an annual "rental'' fee of MOO. Wins bursary PINCHER CREEK (Special) Miss Hazel Gibson, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. G. Gibson, was (he recipient of the Rebe- lodge bursary award of Miss Gibson is wo-king to- wards a bachelor of science degree in household economics at the University of Lcthbridge. Plan celebration TABER (HNS) Plans are under way for New Year's Eve celebration for which lown council ils approval. Councillor Ken McDon- ald, was authorized (o set up a Fire, damages one room of farm home BARNWF.LL (IINS) Fire I broke oul rcccnlly al Ibe home on the Nora Bullock farm, one mile west of Barnwcll. Norman Fenske. who has rented Ibis farm for several years, ivas notified ;il church of I ibc fire. He n'.shcd lo Ihc scene and wilh the aid of cxlir.euish- ers soon had Ihe lire under conlrol. The Taber fire department was called oul bul Ihc fire was I prelly conlaincd when they arrived. I The fire was confined lu Ihe ceiling of one room al (he light i fixlnrc where il was believed 1 there was an electrical short. nmimi'.lee for Ihe dancing party to be held in the Taber .Community Centre which should show some financial re- turn to Ihe building project. Polls at Pincher PINCJIEIt CREEK (Special: Ihc election on Aug. .'ID. Pincher Creek residents will allcnd Ihe following polls: Poll will be for Ihose wilh Idlers A to T: poll 14, G lo L. These will be held at. Ihe town hall. Poll 15. M to R: poll 16. S lo 7, will Ire held in Ihe Masonic Hall. A poll will be held al vicu Lodge at JO a.m. and at SI. Vincent's Hospital at 1 p.m. The advance poll lo be held in Ihc lown hall will be Iron, 11 a.m. lo S p.m. Aug. 26. 27. i 28. .Mrs. Mary Kovacii is Ihe rctmiing officer. Ratify proposal TABER i HNS) Town council has ratified a proposal that the Lelhbridre Municipal Hospital and the Lel'ihridgc Auxiliary Hospital come under a common management learn in the interests of operation ef- ficiency and economy. Representing !hc town al Ihe rceenl Lelhbridgc meeting. councillor Brl'.ce Milliken said Ihe move is a logical one. since -lames Graham, who sits on Ihe [jAlf hoard representing liie Taber municipal area, woinVJ noiv represent the same' district in consideration of LMI-I affairs. The meeting noted thai Ihc Taber area is included in Ihe LAH district. 'HI! only a small- portion of the municipality is wilhin Ihc LMH dislricl. These rale-payers would now have representation on (he board. Mr. Milliken lold council the pcsJlion of che (own and of Taber in Ihe promotion of a .separalc auxiliary bnspilal dis- lricl co-terminus wilh Ihe mu- nicipaliiy is not ieopaniucJ in Ihc amalgamation move. I TABKR iHXS. Iwo lol.s on piopi Ihe c ti u r e j was inc'iKlcd in I Iransaclions cil. Council lation of iinilci'Li'oi lo the 12 sites "if I be completed this I; In olhir biLiinc.- inlctvsl in iht- mobile