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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta December 1973 THE Lf THBfllDOf HCftALD 155 Cable TV antenna for Taber rejected TABER The ninistry of transport has re- jected an application for the erection of a cable television intenna atop the south Taber water tower as it would foul VFR zoning for the private strip operated by William E. Valgardson. In the tower itself is an offender to the visual flight says a com- munication to Ken Greentree Taber Cable Television Ltd.. a copy of which was received by the town council. Application for the TV signal .received had been made by the company to the Canadian Radio-Television Commission. At a recent council was also advised by the department of highways and that a median crossing on Highway 3 at 52nd St. cannot be approved as re- quested by council on behalf of Kenway Toyota. R. H. Cronkhite of the department said that such a change would require major redesign and to which council agreed. Mr. Kurio of Kenway said that westbound traffic cannot left- turn to his business. It must make a U-turn at 51st St. This is hazardous. Deputy- mayor named TABER Elected three years Taber's only female town council member has been named deputy-mayor for the first five months of 1974. Helen Wentz was named depuly-mayor to the end of May. 1974. at last night's town council meeting. The next five until the October municipal elec- will see Dennis Turin serve as deputy-mayor. All councillors will then have been for a period of their current terms. Council meets Dec. 17 to hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to the zoning bylaw. Council will then establish salary and wage rates for the coming year. The Christmas bonus of each was okayed for 52 full- time employees. A gift of will go to each temporary employees. The town staff will work Saturday. Dec. 22. in order to free Dec. 24 for a four-day holiday. The Imperial Bank of Commerce has invited coun- cillors to a dinner Jan. 7. Robins remain at Bellevue BELLEVUE Reports of robins being seen in the Crowsnest Pass might be a sign of an early spring. Two Bellevue residents report seeing robins. A Blairmore resident says he saw two robins recently. Council authorized the purchase of refrigeration equipment for the community centre auditorium bar and kitchen at a cost of including a used ice cube a deep freezer for storing ice and a refrigerator for the kitchen. The recreation board report showed a marked increase in income from the auditorium for the year at through November as compared with for last year. Since revenues from the ice facilities stood at this year with some in season tickets not yet ac- counted. Last year the com- parative figure was Revenues from the saunas was reported at with no revenue reported for 1972. Herald- District Kaiser Resources okays 5 management posts Serenity NATAL Five ap- pointments to the manage- ment of Kaiser Resources Ltd. have been approved by the board of Edgar F. Jr.. president and chief executive an- nounced recently. Walter J. Riva of Calgary was named to a new that of mining operations. He will be located at the company's coal operations at Spa B.C. Mr. Riva is married with six children. Appointed to new positions in the company's corporate fices at Vancouver are John H. Harvie. Robert H. Gronotte. C. H. counsel and and Peter H. treasurer. Mr. Riva joins Kaiser Resources after 23 years perience in the coal mining in- most recently as vice- president of coal operations for Denison Mines of Calgary. In his new Mr. Riva will be responsible for the company's mining operations and will report to R. W. MacPhail. vice- general who will move to the Van- couver office from Sparwood. Mr. Riva graduated in min- ing engineering from the University of Alberta. Prior to joining Denison he served with the Canmore Mines Limited for 22 rising to general manager and executive vice-president. He is the author of several technical and non-technical papers and was awarded the Selwyn G. Blaylock Medal this year for ser- vice to the Canadian coal in- Mr. Riva is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining and a Fellow of the Institution of Mining a member of Professional Engineers of and a past-president of The Coal Association of Canada. Cranbrook residents get awards CRANBROOK Jacqueline Radloff and Gordon Atwood of Cranbrook were awarded silver medals when 60 people were honored for heroism and life-saving Tuesday by the Royla Cana- dian Humane Association. They received their silver medals for intervention at the scene of a car accident in which the vehicle caught fire. The two had to run down a rock embankment to reach the and Mrs. Radloff broke bones in her foot doing so. They succeeded in pulling a man and his wife out of the blazing car but another person died in the fire. The awards have been made since 1894. they have been given out several times a year. There are many still such as this set in the countryside near Lethbridge. After a Chinook has melted the snow and unfrozen the they are beautiful even in the somber greys and browns of a Southern Alberta evoking the calmness and the splendor of the prairies and coulees a century ago. Report shows conviction TABER There was a marked decline in the number of convictions in provincial judges court here for November. Police Chief Gordon H. Hacking told council the total dropped from 86 in October to 52 in the second lowest for the year next to with 41 cases reported. Six Criminal Code convic- tions included three of im- paired one each of false public distur- and pointing a firearm at a police constable. Highway traffic offences dropped from 44 to 29 these 225 workers get holiday SENTINEL The 225 employees of Phillips Cables Ltd. will enjoy a 10-day Christmas holiday. Plant manager Fern Pa- quette says the entire plant will cfcse at midnight Dec. 21 and will midnight Jan. 2. Mr. Paquette said the com- pany is taking advantage of the holiday season to build up its supply of raw materials. NEW HORIZONS PROJECT HERITAGE HALL Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS-CIRCULATION-JOBPRINTING Vernon RMldtnl 462-214B Heritage Hall Report your news to. Ihe Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area MONARCH MRS. JACOB DEKKER 327-9541 MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HANSON 653-2377 NANTON MRS. MARY BENSON................................ 486-2322 NATAL. B.C. MR. PAUL CHALA 4Z5-664B NEW DAYTON MRS. ELTON DUELL 733-2110 MRS. STEWART SKEITH 733-2104 NOBLEFORD MRS. GORDON LUCHIA BZi-JJtu Contact these people for your Dletrlct News or Classified Advertising The Milk River and District Senior Citizens Association has established Heritage Hall. Membership totals 116 and the hall is used most evenings and several afternoons each week. Home economist transferred P1NCHER CREEK Pincher Creek and District residents are to have the services again of a district home economist. Jane Carlyle. transferred to the Cardston department of agriculture office as home will be in Pincher Creek Thursdays. Pincher Creek has been without a district home economist since Lynn Johnson resigned. Miss Carlyle may be reach- ed at 653-3462 or Box 38. Card- ston. or by leaving a message with Pat stenographer for the district located in the Pincher Creek building. Festival plans under way TABEH Plans for the 1974 edition of Taber's sugar festival are already un- der way. The Taber Businessmen's Association is the sponsor. Restauranteer Casper H. Meyer volunteered to pilot the festival next year. Mr. Meyer was head of the successful endeavor last year. The meeting'agreed that the festival suffered from vancc though the festival was successful. Mr. Meyer suggested that instead of combining the festival with the chamber of commerce a family dance be arranged in which the young people could par- tiripaU'. It is expected that a mid- November weekend will again be selected in order to precede the Christmas season hv ai one month. included two serious cases of careless driving which drew fines of and from youthful drivers. Most of the cases were speeding. A total of 14 motor vehicle resulting in three minor injuries and total property loss of were reported. Three of these were of a minor nature. liquor infractions dropped from 32 in October to 17 in and five per- sons were jailed for intoxica- tion and released when able to navigate without assistance. Said the police were no complaints of. any entering and Ihefts during November. The last unsolved enter- ing and theft in Taber took place Dec. 10. when a portable TV set and jacket were stolen from a private dwelling house on 56th St. 'On Nov. a transient laborer entered a garage on Highway 3. he was only interested in finding a place to keep warm for the night and was later arrested in the kitchen of a private The fire department answered no fires during November in town or in the Taber MD. The ambulance made eight five for Taber two in the MD. and there was one transfer from the district. Coaldale gets for community projects COALDALE Approval by the provincial government for a grant under the PEP Employ- ment has been received by the Town of Coaldale. Official agreement is now being forwarded. At a recent council meeting it was noted the maximum grant is This must be met dollar for dollar by the town. Persons employed must not be full-time permanent town employees. Some of the projects will include demolition of the old sewer the old sewage the west irrigation demolition of the old Coaldale Community hall. Work in the Sportsplex arena and improvements to the Scout Hall with be re- quested. Announcement MR. CRAIG D. TANNER Mr. Craig D. Magrath has recently been awarded a Bachel- ors Degree in Sociology from the Southern Utah State Cedar Utah. Craig is the son of Lloyd B. Tanner and the late Maurine R. Tanner. Magrath. 419-5th Streets. Open Daily tif 9 p.m. untii Christmas Phone 328-6661 Don't be One store from the new Woodward's development on 5th STEREO PHOTO Located only at 419-5th Street South STEREO PHOTO Your only independent camera and stereo specialty store in Lethbridge STEREO PHOTO Honest to goodness savings every day on all merchandise at Anglo STEREO R PHOTO Store Only ;