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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Section annexed for lots MILK RIVER The Town of Milk River has received per- mission from the Local Authori- ies Board to annex about one section of land north of the town boundary. The annexation comes into sffect Jan. 1974. In making the coun- cil said it needed the land for wo planned residential subdi- a recreational sanitary landfill com- mercial highway frontage space and possibly some small hold- ng to parcels for town-owned development. Council said it had nine lots available now and 30 becoming of which 10 bad been sold or The department of highways opposed an elongated annex- ation which it said would lead to strip development along Highway 4. Wamer County 5 taxes owing will be transferred to the town. Lethbridge-bound Another casualty of the railway strike is this lovely old destined for west as it to sit on the timbers at its former of Nobleford. The former Johnson house has been purchased by a uni- versity professor. Railway personnel are required to raise telegraph to allow the house to pass under. Land acquisition policy outlined for B.C. towns Garbage site use agreement signed NATAL Siunirre of an agreement for some resi- dents of electoral area A to use the Fernie garbage disposal site has been approved by the Regional District of East Koo- tenay. The RDEK will pay the City of Fernie per capita for use of the site. Proposal for similar use of the Kimberley garbage dispos- al facilities by residents of Meadow-brook and Ta Ta Creek was to be carried to Kimberley by Aid. John Dai- gle. A stop wort order was is- sued to a core-rany building a batching plant to the Invermere cemetery. The com- pany did not have an RDEK building permit. It was pointed that if the com- pany gets its building cannot be prevented despite the Public Utilities Board appoints former area man NATAL B.C. hous- ing minister Lome Nicholson outlined at Sparwood recently a proopsal regarding acquisition of land for further development of communities in B.C. Speaking to councils of Spar- Elkford and the Michel- Natal District Hospital Mr. Nicholson said one of the features of the provincial plan would be the government's pur- chase and servicing of lots to be leased on a long-term basis. He said the plan would free smaller towns from using all their borrowing power for the purpose of land servicing. Also on hand was Highways Minister Graham Lea. They met with the two coun- cils and dealt with a variety of problems including a request by Sparwood for a provincial government grants for the recreation propo- sals for a health centre and pol- lution. The ministers met with the hospital board to discuss prob- lems over providing three sites for a new Sparwood hospital. The site preferred by the hos- pital board is owned by Crows Grassroots persistence gets preschool program fort at the grassroots level does work as the local group for the formation of the parent-child preschool development pro- gram has found out here. Earlier the provincial govern- ment refused funding for this project but with the interven- tion of the member of the legis- lative Leighton and John asso- ciated with the Barons-Eureka Health the provincial government approved the local project. The program will be directed by Mrs. Laura Knight. Her as- sistant is Mrs. Sharon Vander- Woude. An open house is scheduled for September when registra- tion will take place. The program will be limited to those who will be starting school in the 1974 term. It is de- signed to help the child socially. Pincher Creek school bus service starts next week PINCHER CREEK A local committee establish- ed to provide school bus service for students here will have bus- es in operation from Sept. 5 to next June at a cost of per student or per family. The committee ran a suc- cessful service last year but members hope more children will take advantage of it dur- ing the coming term. A larger passenger bus is available if it is needed. The bus will stop for students at the Bunny Masonic Canyon St. Michael's Matthew H a 11 o n and Canyon School again at a.m. Plate warmer for hospital MILK RIVER teen members of the Border Counties Hospital women's aux- iliar were shown -w with covers which was obtained at a cost of It has been a boon to hospital patients. A demonstration of its use- fulness was given by the super- intendent of nurses and admin- istrator. President Nora Streight an- nounced that a convention will be held at Calgary Oct. 24 to 26. REPORT yonr II The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area MONARCH MRS. JACOB DEKKER..................327-9541 MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HANSON................. 653-2377 NANTON MRS. MARY BENSON B.C. MR. PAUL CHALA...................... 425-6641 NEW DAYTON MRS. ELTON DUELL ....................733-2110 MRS. STEWART SKEITH 733-2104 NOBLFFORD MRS. CORDON IUCHIA 824-3346 Contact people tar your District Newt or C.auified Advertising Nest Industries Limited. The ministers promised help to the board to acquire the land if that site should be selected by Vic- toria for the new hospital. Later the two ministers met with Natal homeowners in the Union Hall at Sparwood. At this meeting Mr. Nicholson told the homeowners that in his op- inion the houses had been un- dervalued ind that a significant increase in the prices was need- ed. He also indicated that any increases would apply to offers which have not yet been accept- ed. Increases would not be available to those who have al- ready sold their property. He justified the distinction by indicating that those who have held out have taken a risk not taken by those who have al- ready sold. Ezner DeAnna presented a brief on behalf of miners' union in which he suggested that the senior government should bail out the taxpayers in the new community of Sparwood. He also suggested that part of the Sparwood debt was a direct result of the urban renewal scheme. Mr. DeAnna also spoke of pol- lution and the need for the B.C. government to help with con- trols. He questioned the need to spill overburden into the Elk Valley as Harmer Ridge is mined. Len Bourne presented a brief on behalf of the co-op. He told the ministers of the prob- lems of the co-op has in ob- taining a new building at Spar- wood and requested that con- sideration be given to extend- ing a lease to the co-op in the building they now use. This building was part of the Joe Gaal holdings which sold to the urban renewal scheme earlier this year. Infant clinics scheduled COALDALE The Barons- Eureka Health Unit is sponsor- ing the following infant and pre- school clinics. Sept. in the Coalhurst High School from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Sept. in the health unit office in the Ad- ministration from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. BARN Sept. in the school from 1 to 3 p.m. IRON Sept. in the school from to p.m. Sept. in the health unit office in the town office from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1.30 to 4 p.m. TABER. Sept. in the health unit office in the ad- ministration from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. GRASSY Sept. in the Chamberlain School from 1 to 3 p.m. For social service appoint- ments Coaldale 345- or Tatoer 223-3911. The medical office of health urges parents to ensure their children are fully protected against contagious disease and tooth decay. Information on ve- nereal a mounting health is readily available and is fully confida- nt A former secretary treasur- er for the Town of Picture Butte has been appointed to the Public Utilities Board. Fred served for five years as secretary-trea- surer for the town and for the past eight years has filled the same position for the County of Minburn with offices in Vegreville. He takes up his new five-year appointment with three other new members of the enlarged eight-man board. will probably provide the rural voice on the Mr. Trofanenko said in an inter- view in Lethbridge Tuesday. new rural gas policy means co-ops are going to be set up. It's a tremendous pro- gram because it will make gas available to rural The board will be responsible for approving rates set by the co-operatives. The board was enlarged to eight members from four at the spring sitting of the legislature to enable it to hold more than one hearing at once and avoid delays in decisions. strong objection of the Village of Invermere because the zon- ing bylaw has been held up for months in Victoria by the department of municipal af- fairs. provin- cial recreational ad- vised the board that he would some resource people available for a meeting with municipal and school dis- trict representatives Oct. 13 at Cranbrook. Regional organization of. an support for recreation will be the topic of discussion. Zoning bylaws for the area surrounding Fernie and for Fort Steele were referred back to the regional planner after re- turn from Victoria with sug- gestions for changes regarding flood control and access. Regional planner Eugene Lee that a brocl with recommended guide linos parks is ready for distribu- tion. The RDEK plans to make mobile home park development a matter for land use contract rather than simple as it is now. Investigation into establish- ment of a fire protection area to cover Summit Sub and Mea- dowbrook in Kimberley was ap- proved. Aid. Daigle promised the co-operation of the City of Kimberley. Chairman Vince Downey warned of high and Aid. Don Sherling of Cranbrook said Cranbrook's experience would indicate that Kimberley would be better off to annex the areas than try to provide a service through a designated area plan. DISTRICT Turin pupils' gift to Nicaragua TURIN Mrs. Ellen principal of the Turin School and Grades 5 and 6 tea- recently received a letter of thanks from the Canadian Red Cross Society for her pu- pils' gift of to the Fund for Needy the Bangla- desh and Nicaragua funds. Mrs. I. director of Red Cross said was used for the Red Cross project to supply school supplies for 50 children who losi everything in the earthquake there. Another will go to provide milk and vitamins for babies in the hospital at Sylhet in Bangla- desh. The remaining will provide eye glasses for two children in Alberta who come from low ui- come families. hope your Juniors wilJ be pleased with the way we used this generous gift and I thank said Mrs. Service. Special praise went to Junior Red Cross workers Debbie Har- Barry Warnock and Lana Oseen of the Turin district. UNDER TABER Taber Ex- hibition Association's two-day race meet total wager fell short of the betting Friday drew and on Saturday for a total of The meet was the first held since having recessed for the past two seasons. It is plan- ned to be an annual event. IT PAYS TO Leasing frees your working capital Leaiing provides reliable transportation at low cart You just sign a contract and pay ONE regular monthly Your lease can include licence and iniurance coverage Contact BORIS KORESHENKOV. leasing and Iniurance Dipt. BENY AUTOMOTIVE ENTERPRISES LTD. 2nd 9th St. S. 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