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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, December 17, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Fort received big share Wooden Roller Found on a mountainside south of Burmis this roller is an example of the ingenuity of homesteaders who settled the Crowsnest Pass and foothills. The roller is about 10 feet long and more than two feet around. It was formed from a single Douglas fir log. The framework, fitted and spiked together, was fitted around a single tree for a team to draw the unit over the grounds to be rolled. All iron work on the unit was done by hand. Abandoned on the side of a mountain, a few more years of weathering will see the relic of the past crumble and turn to dust. Signs scream 'impaired' to RCMP constables RCMP members watch for tell tale signs which might indicate an impaired driver, according to the commander of the High River detachment Sgt. Del Langenberger cited failure to dim lights, to cancel turn signals and weaving down the road as examples of signs which indicate an im- paired driver Contrary to popular belief, vou can have less than 08 per cent alcohol in your blood and still be an impaired driver, he told about 40 students at Senator Riley High School here. Any person who is impaired while having the care and control of a vehicle, is guilty of a criminal offence, and such persons will have a criminal record if convicted, he said He said nearly half the total number of fatal motor vehicle accidents today involve li- quor. He added that too often liquor is used as a standard to "measure manhood by." "Liquor isn't much of a standard to measure anything he said, "because every individual's resistance or tolerance is different Weight, size, and muscle distribution affect the percen- tage of alcohol present in the blood, while environment and body chemistry affect the in- dividual's reactions to alcohol, he told the Grade 10 audience. Sgt Langenberger said the breathalyzer is used to deter- mine the percentage of alcohol present in the blood of an individual who is suspected of impaired driving. Attention Farmers! Concrete prices will increase per cu. yd. Jan. 1st, 1975 as a result of Cement increases totalling 50 per ton over the past 6 months. We urge you to take advantage of our current concrete prices. Please phone: ARCTIC TRANSIT MIX Concrete Products Ltd. 600 30th Street North Phone 329-0123 South In short Directors set talk in January CRANBROOK (Special) The Kootenay library system society board of directors will be addressed Jan. 25 at Creston by Harry Newsom on functions of a library system Mr. Newsom is director of the Thompson Nicola library system The B.C. library development commission has committed support for the society and funding for the promotion of the library system concept. In mid 1975 it will make available a bookmobile for demonstration purposes. Bookmobile service to designated points has been suggested for the Kootenay system, to serve regional districts of East Kootenay, Central Kootenay and Kootenay Boundary. 4Pass ice to be open BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The Crowsnest Pass Figure Skating Club has announced that there will be no super- vised figure skating during the Christmas holidays but the ice will be open. Club professional Mrs. A. J. Sismey will be testing the skaters Dec. 19, 20 and 21. Acting president of the Club, Mrs. Jean Ormann announced that an executive meeting will be held Jan. 8 when plans for a general public meeting will be announced. Gifts donated to retarded IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Iron Springs United Church Women have donated gifts for distribution to mentally retarded people in Southern Alberta. Christmas light caper solved TABER (Staff) Three juvenile boys and one juvenile girl, aged from 12 to 15 years, Saturday evening were apprehended by Taber police after 93 Christmas lights were removed from outdoor decorations at the home of Roscoe F Gibb of Taber The bulb snatchers took 58 lights from a 60 light star on the garage door. Three other Taber residents reported losses of Christmas lights. FORT MACLEOD Ed- monton is the only Alberta community to receive more money than Fort Macleod for RCMP Centennial projects funded by the Century Celebrations Committee. Speaking to 65 people at a luncheon Saturday to honor this town's library board. Cen- tury Celebrations co or- dinator Tom Walker said Fort Macleod received 10 per cent of the committee's provincial budget. He said the province sup- ported 70 per cent of 242 pro- Russians visit mines NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Kaiser Resources Limited recently played host to a delegation of three men from the USSR representing the coal industry in that nation. The three were here as a follow up for the commercial agreement recently signed by Kaiser Resources Limited, Mitsui Mining Corporation of Japan and the Ministry of the Coal Industry in the Soviet Union The agreement provides for the development of hydraulic coal, mining technology and the international sale of technology through licensing .agreements. There is also provision for the sharing of royalties obtained from sale of hydraulic coal mining equipment. The delegation from the Soviet Union included Boris Y. Edber, deputy chief of the ministry of the coal industry from Moscow; Alexander E. Gontov, mining engineer and director of Ubilejnoye Colleries at Novokuzbetsk in South Central Siberia and Gennady I. Razgildeev, direc- tor of All Union Research and Design Institute of coal mining by hydraulic methods which is an institute of the Ministry located at Novokuzbetsk. Serving as official host to the delegation for Kaiser Resources Limited was vice president of engineering, R. H. Gronotte. The Russian delegation Marquees approved CARDSTON (HNS) The Cardston divisional school board has granted permission to the Magrath Junior and Senior High School Students Union to purchase a lighted sign and announcement mar- quee. The board will pay for the installation Both Cardston and the Magrath high schools will then be provided with the marquees for the fronts of their buildings A proposed school calendar for 1974-1975 was approved and adopted by both the board and the Alberta Teachers Association The first semester ends Jan. 23 The second semester begins Jan. 27. Schools will close during the three days, Feb. 13 to 17 when the Cardston and Magrath schools will be the hosts for Canada Winter Games events spent three days in Sparwood during which time they visited the hydraulic mine and the Harmer Ridge surface operations of Kaiser Resources, They were also engaged in discussions and briefing and were accom- panied by an interpreter, B. White of Victoria. 'Pass concert set tonight COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Students of the Crowsnest Consolidated High School will stage a variety concert at 8 o'clock tonight in the school auditorium. The skit. Hillbilly Christ- mas will be staged as will musical performances and other acts. ject requests from Alberta communities. Fort Macleod received six grants to commemorate the arrival here 100 years ago of the North West Mounted Police. They are: for construction of a new library and senior citizen centre in the RCMP Centennial building; for the RCMP In- dian exhibit at the Fort Museum, for homecoming week festivities; for the Lionettes Playground and for a pictorial review of centennial events prepared by citizen of the year Jean Swihart. Dr. Walker told the luncheon meeting former Mayor George Buzunis is responsible for getting the RCMP Centennial building "off the ground Dr Walker presented Coun Margaret Moses with a copy of Red Serge Wives for the new library. The councillor also accepted a copy of a pic- torial review of the RCMP from Inspector A J Niedzwiecki. commanding officer of the Lethbridge RCMP subdivision. Coaldale police still on job COALDALE Town officials hope that more policemen can be hired before the resignations of three of the town's four policemen become effective Dec. 31. Three policemen will be hired as soon as possible, a town official said Monday. In the meantime. Const. Art Nernbeg is the only member of the force who has not resigned over wages and working conditions Chief Victor Mayer and constables Randy Scott and Tim Utas have resigned over a dispute with the town on wages and working con- ditions The RCMP may be asked to police the town on an interim basis if qualified policemen are not able to begin work when the resignations become effective, a town official said TABLES Regulation size 5'x9' Painted top particle board Standard plywood base Ready to assemble COMPLETE SET CHROME FOLDING LEGS 24" High Make Your Own Banquet Table When Not In Use, Can Be Stored In A Very Small Area PER SET OF 2 21 55 I ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. S. 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