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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta County plans outline to community services COALDALE A community services guide for the west area of the Barons- Eureka Health Unit will be says John director of social services and preventive social services for the unit. This will include the Lethbridge County towns of Coaldale and Picture and villages of Nobleford and Barons. Stephen social worker with the will also assume the duties of informa- tion officer for this area. The guide will be an outline of all services available in the community such as medical utilities. Workshop planned for disabled organizations and others. Information on provincial and federal government department services will also be available. If Mr. Gyorkos and the Barons-Eureka social ser- vices and preventive social services cannot provide specific information re- quested then the person will be inlormed as to where it may be obtained. Such a guide has already been compiled for Taber and area including Vauxhall and Grassy Lake. Herald- District Net income up million at Crow's Nest Industries CRANBROOK With the help of an income tax reclassification accrual of more than Crows Nest Industries Limited of Fernie reports for 1973 to Sept. 30 net income of 948 compared with COLEMAN The Coleman Lions Scout Hall will house a workshop for handicapped here if an application for a provincial grant is favored. The Foothills Association for the Mentally Retarded forwarded a brief on the proposed workshop one month ago. If the building committee will begin work immediately. The unit will be operated on a daily basis. The hall will be renovated to suit the needs of a workshop. LUTEFISH Available again at the STAR MARKET Phone 327-4393 Sidewalks requested COALDALE A petition requesting sidewalks in the east end of town was received by town council recently. Two delegates from- the area appeared before town council to make the presen- tation. Town council said the 1974 sidewalk and street program has been com- pleted. If there are funds available when the program is com- council will give con- sideration to those areas hav- ing requested sidewalks. The town will receive a grant of from the federal government's street assistance program for 1974. Crowsnest Pass Bureau Vernon Resident 562-2149 Report your news to.... The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area MONARCH MRS JACOB DEKKER MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS MAXINE HANSON NANTON MRS. MARY BENSON 327-9541 653-2377 486-2322 B.C. MR PAULCHALA .......................425-6648 NEW DAYTON MRS ELTON DUELL ..............733-2110 MRS. STEWART SKEITH ...................733-2104 NOBLEFORD MRS GORDON LUCHIA....................824-3346 Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising for the same period ot 1972. Gross revenue was Before the rebated tax net revenue on its oil and gas sales was almost double that of the period in 1972. Sales volume rose 22 per cent. Selling prices were much improved. Higher stumpage and wages pushed unit costs up 20 per cent. A report to shareholders by directors N. B. Ivory and M. B. Pepper comments on CNI concern over the province's new smallwood stumpage appraisal in view of CNI's ma- jor wood resources primarily being this size. Nearly has already been spent this year toward improving output of its almost new Elko wood complex. CNI's cash surplus con- tinues in short-term money market earning so far in while assessment of CNI's metallurgical coal this 76-year-old company's original continues toward determining economic means for their the report says. Man guilty on dangerous driving charge CRANBROOK A jury has found Leo Paul Gauthier of guilty of the reduced charge of dangerous driving from the original criminal negligence charge in the death of Dorren Ann of Golden July 16. She died when the car in which she was riding collided head-on with a truck and backhoe on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Golden. Provincial judge Richard presiding at the sentenced Gauthier to a fine of and suspended his driving privileges for one except for his transpora- tion to and from his job. L. A. T. Nimsick and Dirk Ryneveldt of Cranbrook defended the prisoner. BELCOURT FURS CO-OP LTD.i BUYERS AND EXPORTERS OF RAW FURS For Top Prices ship your Furs to us by certified PHONES Office 466-9556 Office 427-0831 908-62 E D'Arcy Rickard SPRING POINT The Spring Point road is sick. The cure is gravel. And the people here want action. They will take a brief to the Willow Creek MD Jan. 9. Will they get It's hard to say. Some ranchers in the Spring Point 20 miles west of Fort say there hasn't been any major work done on the Spring Point road since 1938. That's the believe it or '1938. For years the Willow Creek the department of highways and officials from various halls of officialdom have ignored their pleas for an upgrading of road. In they put more gravel in cages at seat of the Willow Creek than they ever put on this highway. I drove over the road this week. Believe when it rains at Spring the road is as slippery as a greased P'g the most hazardous road in the whole says school bus driver John Hanrahan. you get over on the shoulder with those school you are Mr. Hanrahan says he has had some this fall. Rancher Art Bratton of Spring Point says do a little spot gravelling now and But Mr. Bratton says it could be much better. end of the road hasn't been graded since he says. road is lower than the ditch banks He lives about 22 miles west of Fort Macleod and about 12 miles from the west end of the road. Rancher Dewey DePeuter says he moves all his cows down to Fort Macleod in the winter so he won't have to travel the Spring Point trail The 26 farmers and ranchers in the area emphasize that this road is their only road. Says get down into the rest of the MD and they have a road every mile or every two miles. This is our only unless we go to Pincher Creek They want 25 miles of upgrading. They don't want paving. They want some gravel. don't know why they won't says Mr. Hanrahan. have a gravel pit right out here. As a matter of fact they have two. There is a gravel pit one- half a mile south of DePeuter's place. There's a stockpile there and another stockpile at the east end. trucks are sitting in Claresholm right now. If they graded it to an all-weather the plows wouldn't have to be up here that Harvey another Spring Point says MD councillor Wallace Daley trying to do a pretty good job but you get fed back a lot of Coun. a Willow Creek MD councillor for two has brought the road up in council discussions And parts of the road have been spot-gravelled. they spot'-gravel in the by next spring all that gravel will be in the says Mr. Hanrahan. is the only alternative we have go to the MD As far as the department of highways doing they can't. The local MLA can't do anything The lower near Fort has been built to the specifications of a secondary highway. Then you run into a heavily gravelled section. it's slick. Spring Pointers are looking for a soft shoulder to cry on. Art Bratton wonders when road will be graded. Governors attend session THE LETHBRIDGE 21 RAYMOND Lions Governor Lawrence Bonertz of Pincher Creek and four past district governors Robert Charles Birt and P. K. SPEND CHRISTMAS IN HAWAII a FutisccKCfts HOLIDAYS Christmas Departures Leave December 16th return December 29th Leave December 17th return December 31st WAI KIKI HOTEL complete with full kitchen facilities Call your travel agent or attend- ed the 33rd charter night here recently. Each governor was accom- panied by his wife. Members of the Raymond Lions Club and their wives welcomed guests from Montana and many Alberta clubs for the full course dinner and program. It was held at the Sacred Heart School. A perfect attendance pin was presented to P. K. Moreland for the 33 years with the Raymond club. Voluntary fines hiked for fire bylaw violation TABER Taber town council has given three readings to a bylaw which amends the fire prevention bylaw. Voluntary fines for infrac- tions of the bylaw have been raised from to for first and from J5 to for subsequent infractions of the bylaw. The period of grace for pay- ment of has been increased from four working days to seven days. Paid officers of the fire department are authorized to give tickets where infractions occur failure to pay the voluntary fine will result in a court appearance. burning barrels and containers must be covered with wire mesh with not more than half-inch openings changed from one-eighth inch mesh. Community hospital to get grant from town COALDALE The Coaldale Community Hospital will get its requested grant of from the Town of Coaldale. The request was made by the hospital early in 1973 to cover a 1972 operating deficit. Town council recently gave unanimous consent to the re- quest. Until the new provincial put in effect for 1973. the town paid to the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital District in response to its requisition. Taber population increases by 31 over 1971 census TABER Taber's natural growth and influx of new residents over the past two years only slightly ex- ceeded the exodus of graduating students leaving for higher education and those moving away. The town's ac- cording to a census completed in is an increase of only 31 from the Dominion census taken in when the head count was A local cen- sus taken the previous Oc- tober placed the total at With some 120 new residen- tial units being constructed during the past two the official count was difficult to understand by town officials who rechecked the figures of the current census. District calendar Mr. based on Charles Christmas will be staged by the Picture Butte High School's performing arts group at the school Wednesday and Thur- sday. Dec 12 and 13 Martha Irene Bianchini and Helen Boras of St. Catherine's Catholic Women's League will be in charge of the CWL Christmas party at Picture Butte Dec. 5 Rosemary Neufeld of telephone the Coaldale representative for the Hi Neighbor Welcome Service and she welcomes calls about new town residents. deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Abstainers' Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer fewer home fires That's why we can in- sure for less. If you're a can you afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance for your home. HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 IBSTMNERS1 INSURANCE COMPANY Ttie only Canadian Company providing automobile and insurance eidusiiely to jbslsiners. EVEREADY TRADE MARK M GOLDEN The Alkine Batteries that last Longer in Heavy-Duty Use in CAMERAS-RADIOS-FLASHLIGHTS- TOYS DISTRIBUTED BY LEISTERS MUSIC LTD. 715 4th A venue S. 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