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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, December 14, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 15 A review Wildlife photos enjoyable By D'ARCY RICHARD Herald District Editor Granum wildlife photographer Ed Cesar previewed two motion pic- tures at the Golden Mile Drop In Centre in Lethbridge this week, both enjoyable as ice cream and apple pie homemade of course. Rocky Mountain Perennials and Songs and Tales of Yesteryear were filmed in color by Mr. Cesar in Southern Alberta for the CBC- TV Two national showings are coming up. Songs and Tales of Yesteryear was made with the help of a Canada Council grant. My own feeling is that some of the sequences in the film are too short. Other people might like many, many animals in short, quick shots. Perhaps the man in the cutting room feels this makes an exciting show. Personally, I prefer to watch one par- ticular species for a longer time There is a tremendous variety of animals and birds in Rocky Mountain Peren- nials 1 liked them all, mice to grizzlies. The color is superb The camera remains on flowers, trees and grass for longer periods than the animal se- quences, achieving a restful, poignant quality. My favorite shots were elk watched by a pack of coyotes, a magnificent dark moose filmed against a snow backdrop between Lake Louise and Banff, and moun- tain goat the only beast to stay above the timberline in winter months Songs And Tales of Yesteryear has some ex- cellent close ups of the human face rugged and sen- sitive character. The background music fits in superbly, opening with The Red River Valley and ending with Blue Canadian Rockies About 50 oldtimers at the drop in centre obviously en- joyed the music. They joined right in And they laughed at the fighting roosters. The eight horse hitch and olher shots of horses working in the field were very nostalgic. Long beach With the water level at Park Lake at a seasonal low the beach is massive. It's an attractive spot for a weekend hike and as soon as the temperature drops a bit, the ice should make great skating. Cut Bank receives water system bids CUT BANK City council has been advised to accept bids totalling for construction of two phases of the city's new water system. Hear more clearly without irritating background noise. Zenith's new Directional Hearing Aid. If you find that much of the sound you hear is harsh irritating noise then our new Directional hearing aid. the "Royal D could be just right for you This com- fortable aid brings you clear rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens and reduces harsh unwanted back- ground noise from the side and rear Come in for a of the "Royal D or any other aid from Zenith s line of more than 20 quality aids at no cost or obligation Batteries for all makes of hearing aids I he quality yoes in before Hie name goes on LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. F. A. LEISTER. Certified Hearing aid Audiologld Helping the hard of hearing since 1943 Paramount Thaitre Bldg. Phone 328-4080.327-2272 Council recently heard a letter from Morrison Maierle, Inc consulting engineers, recommending acceptance of a bid from Cop Construction Com- pany of Billings for construc- tion of a booster station, a pipeline from the future water plant to a holding tank and a founadation for the proposed tank The firm also recommended acceptance of a bid from Pittsburgh Des Moines Steel Company of Provo, Utah, for construction of the storage tank. Council took no action on the eight bids submitted on the two projects. It directed city attorney Selden Frisbee to research the necessary easements and right of ways at the water plant site so that construction of the first two phases could proceed. RODE 10 WINNERS Eddie Arcaro rode 10 winners in the Jockey Cup Gold Cup race. South In short Granum plans history book GRANUM (HNS) Artun Fjordbotten has been named chairman of the Granum history book project. Linden Kellicut and Thomas Dimm are vice chairmen and Mary Hoge was named secretary-treasurer. About 20 people attended the organizational meeting held recently in the Granum Drop-In Centre. Representatives from each former school district were ask- ed to form committees to canvas their districts for family histories More workers are needed and volunteers may visit the drop-in centre for more information. Taber plant chief named TABER (HNS) Harold Hildenbrand, formerly of Manitoba Sugar, Winnipeg, has been named superintendent of the Taber plant of Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. He succeeds Clifford D. West, plant superintendent for the past three years, now superintendent of operations. Mr. Hildenbrand has been working at the Taber plant since midsummer Community theatre proposed CRANBROOK (Special) The Cranbrook school board will back the proposed community theatre on a cost-sharing basis with the city if the department of education approves. Harry Sayers, district superintendent of schools, says the board is willing to back the facility He says the department of education is studying sharing of capital and operating costs of facilities with municipalities A cost-sharing formula has not been arrived at yet, he says. Officials here say a theatre complex in the downtown area would be the focal point of the Cranbrook music festival. All city schools could make some use of the facility, teachers say. LIP grant will help 'Pass seniors keep walks clean BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau Crowsnest Pass senior citizens organizations have received a Local Initiatives Projects grant of The money will be used to hire two per- sons who will shovel snow for oldtimers until May 31. Two years ago the groups received approximately which provided employment for more than 20 people. The committees in charge have an- nounced that senior citizens (60 years and over) who need work done should apply immediately so that the committees can decide the best use of the funds. Applications should be directed to Anna Bodisch at 563-3820, Coleman, Scotty Rob- son, 564-4676, Bellevue and Hillcrest; and to Arthur Decoux, 562-2195, Blairmore. Taber businessmen favor early closing TABER (HNS) The Taber Businessmen's Association voted this week to abandon night shopping and close Wednesday afternoons as soon as the Christmas shopping period is over. The merchants voted 19 against extended shopping hours and 16 for the proposal. "So right after Christmas we will go back to the shopp- ing hours we had says Joe Orban, Jr., TBA president. "Please don't ask me for how long." Four TBA members did not vote. The existing bylaw, which has been the centre of much controversy in the com- munity, allows stores to stay open every day until 6 p.m. ex- cept Wednesday when stores close at noon. Merchants open their doors here at 8 a.m. Asked if merchants here are in fact gaining much free publicity from the annual controversy, Mr. Orban said, "It is actually a very serious matter. As far as I am concerned it is definitely not a promotion gimmick That is not the way to promote a com- Water system project aided by mild fall CRANBROOK (Special) Construction of the 5 million Joseph, Gold Creek water system for the City of Cranbrook is back on schedule, thanks to continuing mild weather and light snow. A concrete mix strike dur- ing prime construction weather last summer delayed the project by six weeks. Two shift 20 hour days, seven days a week, by contractor Pooley Construc- tion Ltd. was the savior from late September to Nov. 8. The whole project of moving the half million yards for the reservoir is now virtually complete The concrete diversion tunnel is finished, the entrance structure is com- pleted and the work continues on the spillway chute floor and walls.' The planned suspension of concrete work from December to March was changed to an intensified work program by the subcontrac- tor. Antler Construction Ltd.'s pipeline installation is con- tinuing at a rapid clip, hindered only by slow delivery of pipe The 30 inch supply mainline from the reservoir is in, and a 16-inch main on South 14th Avenue to South 17th Street, along with a 12 inch main on South 7th Street through Pinecrest, lowest sec- tion are virtually in. Project engineer Richard Fletcher says feet of 24- inch pipe, the intermediate link, has yet to be installed. Work on this will continue over the winter. It must be finished by spring to catch the runoff for the 500- million gallon reservoir. alterations ordered by the water rights department, after the initial consulting contract award, which raised the total estimated cost from million to million to raise and lengthen the spillway, the engineering firm in charge wants a fee increase. mumty." He says he won't bring the matter up again at TBA meetings "for a long time V Meanwhile, several business firms here continue to remain apart from the TBA These firms have been convicted of contravening the shopping hours bylaw. Whether they will continue to buck the TBA next year remains to be seen They want night shopping and feel they are losing business to other centres because they don't provide it here The motion initially propos- ed at a TBA meeting was for Wednesday afternoon and Fn- day evening shopping However, an amendment included Thursday and Satur- day nights on the ballot which probably killed the proposal Following two convictions each for three local business places after remaining open in contravention of the recorded bylaw, town council was ask- ed by the TBA to amend the bylaw for a two months trial period, Novemb'er and December, by allowing Wednesday afternoon and Fri- day night shopping Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON DECOUX, Reilctont Rep 562-2149 MACHINERY ARRIVING DAILY New Holland Bale Wagons New Holland Balers New Holland Grinder Mixers BALER OK50 TWINE Special a bale MACLEOD FARM CENTRE Phone 234-4428 Phone 328-1477 CO-OP 7 Stores TO SERVE YOU BETTER! BARONS. BOW ISLAND. CARDSTON. COALDALE. LETHBRIDGE. PICTURE BUTTE. TABER. Lethbridge. 1221-2nd AvenueS. Phone 329-0017 "Magic Chef" DISHWASHER A Magic Chef Dishwasher can lighten your kitchen chores in several ways. In addition to dis- hwashing, it can be used as a plate warmer and its full family table setting capacity enables you to economize by running fuller loads less often. There is no need to pre-rinse dishes before loading. Simply remove large particles such as bones, fruit pits, etc and the built-in soft food dis- poser will remove the rest. Upper and lower spray arm assures thorough cleaning, water temperatures of 140 to 160 means dishes are completely sterilized and easy front loading are plus features you'll find in a Magic Chef. Simply connect the water connection to the kitchen sink faucet, load, and your Magic Chef Dishwasher will do the rest. Pro-Christinas DISHWASHER Maple Cutting Board Top 6 Big Cycles Harvest Gold or White CHRISTMAS SPECIAL IftWIWtWftWftWHWMflftft ;