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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta December LETMiRIDOE For three industries urged the town to bring water to their property lines. Airport firms win battle for fire-protection water By D'ARCY RICHARD Herald District Editor FORT MACLEOD Six in- dustries and a flying club have won a long battle with the Town of Fort Macleod to get water for fire protection The town agreed this week to get the water to the proper- ty lines Northwest Design Homes Ltd MC Mod-U-Fab Shelter Astro Cominco and the Fort Macleod Flying Club Industry is at Fort Macleod to stay The Town of Fort Macleod is going to protect it. To date there has been only one fire totally inade- quate to protect Vz million in industrial plants Apparently the now was that the town felt it was not its respon- sibility to provide the facilities. The town did provide a reservoir of sorts but the hassle seemed to be who was going to provide the facilities behind it Ed plant engineer at Northwest Design Homes welcomes the town's agreement with decided joy He says his firm has spent m expansions to its located in an old Second World War hangar and will now spend another for a sprinkler system. it is something I have been striving for since I was transferred out from Win- nipeg in he says. have felt it was important the town recognize the input of in- The town has also agreed to put adequate pumping facilities behind the new water system Northwest has square feet in one building with ad- basically around one and manufactures mobile homes town has a volunteer firefighting unit and we feel that if some of the buildings on this industrial site ever started to there would be no putting them says Mr. Wieclaw The Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce has acted a con- ciliatory role in getting the Fort Macleod Airport In- dustries Association and the town council together to reach an accord on the matter. Needed was a back up water East Kootenay region estimates budget hike Tlic Herald- District CRANBROOK The Regional District of East Kootenay will likely spend more next year if its provisional budget is any in- dication The provisional budget is set at compared to RECEIVES LIONS CLUB AWARD for HIGHEST MARKS IN GRADE IX DANNYJOZSA The Wrenlham Club recent- ly presented their Annual award tor the highest marks attained in Grade IX tor the 1972-73 school year to DANNY JOZSA He is now attending Grade X in Raymond The award was in the form of a cheque Danny is the son of Mr and Mrs Alex Jozsa of Wrenlham the actual budget this year of Major increase in revenue is in the conditional transfer from member municipalities funds Next year municipalities will be assess- ed compared to 690 in 1973. Increased expenditures will occur mainly in the garbage and waste collection and dis- posal section It is up from the 1973 figure of and is estimated at Regional dump main- tenance is also nearly doubled. It is now estimated at as compared to 000 this year. Included are for the land reserve which has no comparable figure in and enough money to cover hiring of a second full-time planner Staff exclusive of the regional could cost instead of the 500 budgeted for 1973. Director suggests region create municipal districts CR AN BROOK I'hn.s Mddson ol Radium d direc-lor ol the Regional District ol Kdsl Kootenay. has suggested that consideration be given to lormation ol dis- inrt municipalities within the it'gion Mr Mddson savs it is hard to lind enough people to sit on various boards which are ol ten duplicated just down the road He .said that at Radium there LS d board for the water district dnd lor the sewage project There is another board at Dry Gulch It would be better to have a single council.' he says Land reserve map problems encountered CRAMJROOK I The Regional District ot East will outline dit- liculties it had in preparing a land reserve map within 60 as. required bv the B C Land when it piesenls the map to the com- mission in January The procedure was approv- ed over other methods ol protesting the short time dllowed lor the work The RDEK will also ask that the process tor appealing the final reserve map be clearly set out for residents of the RDEK Pincher Creek groups donate to hall PINCHER CREEK More than has donated toward payment ol the loan on the Pincher Creek CommunilA Hall recent dinner honoring VVarren Cooper of Nanton and Ted Nicholls of Sechelte. B C brought a contribution from the Lions Club and Elks Lodge The Elks Lodge through its continuing fund-raising pro- jects donated an additional toward the hall Douglds presi- dent ot Communitv Auction Sales contributed W51 Community library accepts funds for Christinas card RDEK names treasurer CRANBROOK A Saskatchewan man has been named the new deputy secretary-treasurer of the Regional District of East Kootenay. The RDEK board has approved the hiring of Lawrence Bernard of St. near Saskatoon He will be paid per month for a three-month probation and then his salary will go to monthly. Mr. Bernard will replace Peter who left the position about two months ago COLEMAN Coleman Community Library has set up a Christ- mas card in the Coleman Credit Union offices to raise funds for library needs. Persons wishing to have their names placed on the card do so by making a donation to the library The library now has more than books for adult and junior readers and new volumes are being added periodically Included in a new shipment to arrive early in the new will be a number of books on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Persons interested in join- ing the library are invited to visit the located in the building attached to the local arena Library hours are from 3 to 5 p m and 6 to 8 p m Thursdays Membership fees are 50 cents for children and for adults Dog licence fees changed Crowsnest Pass Bureau Vernon RMidcnt Crash injures Welling man A Welling man is in Ray- mond hospital following a single-vehicle accident on Highway 4 earlier this week John Heggie was the driver of a semi-trailer hauling gas- oline for Jubilee Motors of Raymond The truck left the road near the Raymond tur- noff and rolled-in the ditch Damage to the truck was Mr Heggie suffered a broken ankle. STIRLING A change has been made in fees for dog licences here. The rate of will be charg- ed for the first male or spayed female dog If the owner has two such dogs a fee of will be levied for the second animal. A fee of will be charged for any and each additional male or spayed female dog. A licence for any female dog will be These licences must be purchased during January. Report your news to.... The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area Brigade to collect trees CNIB gets cheque PINCHER CREEK Members of the Pincher Creek Fire Brigade will again collect discarded Christmas trees after the New and funds are to go in aid of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Firemen have announced that the collection of trees will be made on Jan 13. Residents are reminded trees must be left in an easily accessible place in front yards or boulevards During the afternoon of that day. the huge pile will be burned PINCHER CREEK The Lions Club has sent a cheque for to the Cana- dian Institute for the Blind. The money was donated by donors in a recent drive Residents having eye glasses or lenses which are no longer in use are asked to leave them at the Fashion Shop for recycling 1 MONARCH MRS JACOB DEKKER I MOUNTAIN VIEW I MRS MAXINE HANSON I NANTON I MRS MARY BENSON B.C. MR PAULCHALA NEW DAYTON I MRS ELTON DUELL MRS. STEWART SKEITH 1 NOBLEFORD I MRS GORDON LUCHIA Pension man to visit Taber 327-9541 653-2377 486-2322 425-6648 733-2110 733-2104 Taber area residents with questions about the Canada Pension the Old Age Security Plan or the Guaranteed Income Supple- ment can have them answered Thursday A pension Ron Will be at the Ad- ministration Building in Taber from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. He will answer questions and provide assistance in filing applications for those who are or will soon be qualified for benefits. Auxiliary president named 824-3346 Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising PINCHER CREEK are Mrs H 0 vice- Mae Huddlestun will be Mrs R. se- cond Mrs. 0. and Mrs. S. president of the Ladies Aux iliary to St. Vincent's Hospital for 1974. HA urill secretary. Hear more clearly without irritating background noise. Zenith's new Directional Hearing Aid. If you find that much of the sound you hear is irritating then our new Directional hearing the could be just right for you This comfortable aid brings you rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens and reduces harsh unwanted background noise from the side and rear. Come in for a demonstration of the 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 The Quality goes m before trie name goes on LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Helping the hard of hearing since 1943 Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 715 4th AVMIM S. 327-2272 supply and pumping facilities to provide pressure for sprinklers. The airport industries association also wants a general clean-up and road maintenance by the town. It is within the town and pays taxes to the town Says Mr Wieclaw are here to stay and we want the assistance of the townspeople. It's important to us to have the respect of the Crestbrook Forest In- a plywood has some sprinkler protection and an old RCAF reservoir but this system is inadequate. The new provided by the has a capacity of one million gallons Teacher training funded NATAL The Fer- nie school district will budget for expenditure of more than for in-service training of its it was decided at a recent meeting The board previously allocated for the program but after hearing from its E T decided to increase the amount Mr Chambers told trustees he was concerned with the effect the proposed program would have on the board's budget He pointed out several areas where additional costs would such as hiring substitute teachers to replace those taking the training and also to replace the instructing teacher Some trustees queried the value of the in-service train- ing when teachers remain in the district only a short Youth hospital take the training at the board s then get jobs elsewhere gets gift ETZIKOM The Etzikom Community Club has sent a parcel of children's mghwear to the Calgary Children's Hospital. The club met recently at the home of Ellen Heitnch The women approved a donation to the Salvation Army and to the Etzikom School for children's Christ- mas treats. NON- DRINKERS 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 ABSTAINERS' INSURANCE COMPANY Canadian Com piny providing flra inclusively to Keep Christ in Christmas Inserted by Knights ol Columbus May every joy and blessing of this season be yours. We're happy to have the opportunity to thank you for your patronage THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF OF WESTERN WEIR 308 5th Stretf Lethbrldge ;