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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta POT-LUC By D'ARCY Thuisdoy, Docombor 31, 1970 _ THE IETHBRIDGE HDRAID 3 ewer service rates hiked rpiME wails for no man. As passes away, Pot-Luck A pauses for a poetic little poem. It was handed to us by associate editor Bill Hay and handed to him by Dave and Ola Stevenson of Lcthbridge. Dave, retired railroader, had some fun trying to get a railway clock but he finally came up with a ticker bound to please the most astulc antique collector. As a matter of fact, the clock he obtained is earmarked for their daughter- in-law. There's something friendly about a clock. Hercs Dave and Ola's poem. OLD STATION CLOCK The old station clock with its round open face Has looked down from the wall in many a place, And stored in ils memory the making of history Through days of action and nights of mystery! It welcomed the agent who moved in with his wife And gave to the station the source of new life, And watched lively children absorbed in their play Jn the section house yard down the right-of-way. Settlers moving in to break up the soil And making new homes with back-breaking toil; Stockyards and elevators springing up to contain The reward of their labors and hard-earned gain. Looking down every morning at eight-o-thrce The clock saw the Agent tapping the key, The foreman dropping in to check on the time Of the daily passenger three-o-nine; An hour or two later the wayfreight pulled in With shipments for all and sundry therein, And the platform became a hive of activity With eager consignees taking delivery. All rail operations have passed in review On the ribbons of steel that, since they were new, Have served a vast country and helped it to grow Through sunshine and shadow, blizzard and snow! TAKER (IINS) Tabcr town council approved "in principle" i increased sewer service rates I ix I'ooi mended earlier by town j superintendent Bent Madscn: Council directed that a cov- ering by-law be presented Jan. 11. The rate increase for some 1.170 domestic users is from j to per month, for J84 commercial users from 40 pel- cent to 50 per cent of the cost of water consumed, and for Ihrce industrials from to per million gallons of water purchased, the increase graduated over two years. The additional revenue is ex- pected to recompense for the costs involved in construction cf the lagoon-irrigation system made necessary under pollu- tion control requirements, with Ihoso responsible carrying the major portion of costs. The bylaw will include provi- sion fcr a sewer maintenance i tax of 10 cents per foot front- Tick-lock, tick-tock, tiek-tock, tick-lock An era has passed, closed is the station With the introduction of automation; The old station clock, with a tear in ils eye, Comes down from the wall, it doesn't know why! Redundant, no never, it's now an antique, Refurbished and polished and dusted each week, In a home where there's life and laughter and love With the old station clock smiling down from above! Tick-lock, lick-lock, tick-lock, tick-lock........ and Ola Slevenson Mobile homes house 8 per eeiil of the East Kooteuay population NATAL (HNS) About eight per cent of the East Kootenay population lives in mobile homes, says a report presented the East Kootenay Union Board of Health. Inspector B. MacDonald told the board (here are 68 mobile home parks in the area with spaces. These house about people. Because some of the parks were in existence prior to 1908 when mobile home park regu- lations came info effect, not all arc considered up to stand- ard. Mr. MacDonald said that 50 per cent of all mobile home parks have service buildings, 40 per cent have approved water supply systems, 70 per cent have correct spacings and layouts, 60 per cent have satis- factory garbage disposal, 75 per cent have satisfactory sew- age disposal, 42 per cent have paved roads and recreational service and 20 per cent have landscaping. The board of health is asking Ihe minister of health to set n time limit in which the parks not now up to standard must conform to regulations. COUNTRY MEWS These Are The letltkidge Herald f AKI'DCIAAHflaHfC III AfOff MAGRATH MRS. MILDRED MARKER P.O. Box 97 MASINASIN MRS. FRANCIS MUELLER ____ P.O. Box 329, Milk River MONARCH MRS. JACOB DEKKER P.O. Box 61 NANTON MRS. MARY BENSON P.O. Box 3H MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HANSON Gen. Del, Conlacl these people for your District News or Classified Advertising PINCHER CREEK (Special! _ The Chinook Health Unit will conduct the following well- baby clinics during January, FORT MACLEOD Tues- day, Jan. 5, Health Unit office to p.m. PINCIIEIl CREEK Wed- nesday, Jan. 6, Health Unit office to a.m. and to p.m. CLARESHOLM Thursday, Jan. 7, elementary school to p.m. HILLCREST Friday, Jan. 8, Credit Union office to a.m. and Lo p.m. STAVELY Monday, Jan. 11, home economics room to p.m. COLEMAN Tuesday, Jan. 12 Miners' Hall to am. and to p.m. PINCHER CREEK Wed- nesday, Jan. 13, Health Unit office to a.m. and to p.m. HLAIRMORE Thursday, Jan. 14, Health Unit office to a.m. and to p.m. FORT MACLEOD Tues- day, Jan. 19, Health Unit office to p.m. PINCIIER CHEEK Wed- nesday, Jan. 20, Health Unit office to a.m. and lo p.m. CLARESHOLM Thursday, Jan. 21, elementary school lo p.m. GRAN'USi Friday, Jan. 22, high school lunch room to p.m. j Flouride tablets are available on request. COALDALE The Barons- Eureka Health Unit is sponsor- ing the following infant and pre-school clinics: COAUIURST: Tuesday, Jan. I 5, in the Legion Hall from to p.m. TABER: Tuesday, Jan. 5, in (he Health Unit Office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. BARN WELL: Wednesday, Jan. 6, in the School from 1 to 3 p.m. IRON SPRINGS: Wednes- day, Jan. li, in the Huntsville School from to p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, Jan. 7, in the Health Unit Office (upstairs in the Town Office Building) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, Jan. 7, in the Health Unit Office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. SIIAUGHNESSY: Friday, Jan. 8. in Ihe School from lo p.m. Fluoride tablets are available at all clinics free of charge. Dr. G. R. C. Palmer, medi- cal officer of health, urges parents to make sure their children are fully protected against communicable disease. Wins certificate NATAL (HNS) Len Miisil of Elk Valley, a member of the board of school trustees of Fernie School District No. 1, recently received a 13 year service certificate. Mr. Musi] was among 20 recipients of long service awards honoring wdrk on local school boards. Suffers injury COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) John (Jackie) Moore, Coleman bartender, suffered a serious accident at his home. Mr. Moore fell in his bath- room and broke his neck. He was taken lo Crowsnest Pass Municipal hospital at around f> a.m. and later transferred to Ihe Foothills Hospital in Cal- gary. cgc, application of which will comnvjm'c in 1SJ72 as the origin- al debentures on Ihc sewer system arc paid out. The tax will apply only lo those prnpcrlics involved in the original debenture who have, for 21) years, been paying a charge of 20 cents per fooi fronlage. Meanwhile, representatives of the town council will meet with Tabcr Irrigation District's board of directors lo consider terms of renewal of a water supply agreement under which Ihc town purchases water from the irrigation district. The meeting will take place at p.m. Jan. 20. Top of the World tL H-kWrtiwa NATAL (HNS) The tech- nical planning committee of the Regional District of East Koctcnay will be asked lo spe- cifically mark tlio borders of what it would consider an ade- quate wilderness area for "The Top Of The World." RDEK directors had pre- ferred a request for an area of nearly 20.000 acres to be ear- markcd as a park lo the lech- nical planning committee, who said (ho area was loo large for single land utilization. An argument against the finding was presented to the Regional District of East Koolenay board recently by Jerry McKee of Kimberley, who is spearheading the cam- paign to have the area known as the Top of the World, (he rivershed and Fish Lake set aside as a wilderness area. Contending that RDEK di- rectors were more likely to sec social priorities than mem- bers of the Top of the World, he' asked that Ihe board make a positive recommendation lo save the area for use as wild- erness park, and not leave the decision to government at the provincial level. children vaccinated for inwislcs NATAL HINSi .Mure than East Kcolwiay children the of one and H years have reravcd vaccina- tion against Hubclla or Ger- man measles, .says a report to Ihc East Kuotenay Union Board of Ilcallh by 'Miss D. public hi'allh nurse. Miss Vesburgh said the vac- cinations had been carried out during the past five months and the figure indicates 33 par cent of preschool children and 55 per cent of school children are now immunized against Rubella. Dr. ,1. M. II. Hopper said the overall acceptance rale of 45 per cent was not satisfactory. Ho said he would like to see at least 70 per cent acceptance. Rubella vaccine is still avail- able at weekly clinics in health unit offices. Visits mother HILLCREST (CNP Bureau) Kane, teaching in San Diego City College, spent a one week holiday at the home of his mother Mrs. Agnes Welsh. Air Maw wanted NATAL (HNS) The Kasl Kcotenay U n i o n Board nl Health has decided lo urge (lie Regional DistrieL of Knot- enay to adopt an air pollution control bylaw. Asphalt mixing plants would be included in I lie proposed bylaw. The action was taken aflor discussion of a letter f r o m j Lloyd Phillips, president nl Two graduate m respiratory technology COLEMAN (CNP Bureau 1- Miss Beverly George and Miss Janice Kinncar, both of Cole- man, were recent graduates in respiratory technology. Both are on the slaff of Cal- gary General Hospital where they took their training. Attending the graduation ex- ercises were Mr. and Mrs. John George and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Kinnear of Coleman. Fcrnic Farmers' Iiislilule and Stockbreeders' in which lie complained of efflu- ent from a mixing plant two miles cast of Fcrnie. Ban-is McDonald, for the health unit, told the board he had inspected Ilic site after tho loiter was re- ceived, but (lie plant had closed for the winter. Aid. .1. Fuller of Invcrmerc objected to the principle of wailing until a complaint i.s received li; fore in- vestigations are made. Dr. J. M. II. Hopper told the meeting that sections in the health act under abating of nuisances would be the solo legal instrument lo altempt to force control, whereupon it was decided to contact the Regional District of East Kooelnay. TO BARBADOS NEW DAYTON (HNS) Bill Duncan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Duncan of New Dayton, spent the holidays at Barbados, West Indies, where he will be employed for the next six weeks. KJiBf Effilfi HflE... 1 SI 0.00 OR OFF EVERY FULL LENGTH COAT FROM OUR FALL AND WINTER STOCK. EVERY FABRIC EVERY STYLE EVERY COLOUR... AND EVERY SIZE IS ON SALE FABRICS: Included are soft luxurious shetlands, wools, meltons and tweeds. Fur trims include fox, racoon and iamb. Precious man-made furs are on sale too! STYLES: Single and double breasted, belted, pocket detail, fur Irims, semi-fitted and more! OFF DRESSES Regularly priced to OFF DRESSES Regularly priced at and over. FABRICS: Include a wide selection of wools, velvets, chiffons, brocades, crepes, lurex, double knits, fortrels and more! STYLES: Mini and petite styles for daytime and evening wear, in skimmers, A-lines and more! OFF SKI JACKETS REGULARLY PRICED TO OFF SKI JACKETS REGULARLY PRICED AT AND OVER OFF EVERY CASUAL JACKET AND PANT COAT OFF EVERY BUCKSKIN JACKET AND PANT COAT PANTIE HOSE All sheer and regular styles. Sizes QQti S, M, L, XL ond one size........ 0O ACCESSORIES (LIMITED QUANTITIES ONLY) UP TO 50% OFF Includes hondbags, slippers, scarves and belts. to OFF SPORTSWEAR Ji Use your Sweet Sixteen charge card add to your account or open on account to take advantage or these once fashion savings. ________ _J where the credits all yours. COLLEGE MALL 327 7th STREET SOUTH ;