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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Price of lots under in subdivision The Herald- District wvwmwvi lot bBinenivwK Problems stilt to be overcome n NANTON Town coun- cillor E J Robley has been named chairman of the Willow Creek Disaster Plan to complete the unexpired term ending October 1974 Council received from the town solicitor a donation for a memorial to the memory of the late Edwin Pestell The price of lots in the sub- division in Block X was approved by council from 530 to including the cost of water sewer mains and laterals extensions on which no Irontage tax will be charged The cost of underground power il approved by council will be added to the cost of the propertv Council approved an application from the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission for the subdivi- sion ol property of Frank Baker in Block 40 Council has applied for a project to construct a replica ot a Roval North West Mounted Police Station through assistance under the Alberta RCMP Century Celebration Committee The proposed replica will be ol an original building which was located on the Midway Ranch northwest of Nanton and it will be reconstructed in the local Centennial Park The project will provide for public rest rooms and a por- tion of the building will be used for a display of historical RCMP data The building would be constructed in the proximity of the Lancaster Bomber and the picnic site The area would be available for use of tourists as well as local and district residents The subject has been dis- cussed at numerous council meetings and if the project goes ahead construction should be under way bv next summer The new building will be maintained bv the town Cub Christinas program delights senior citizens hOREMOST i Special I 1-on-most Cubs entertained a number ot the communitv s senior cituens with a special progi am at the Legion Hall here recentlv The under their leader Irene Wallman served tuikev rolls cakes Christmas cookies and coliee to their guests and then entertained with a program that il- lustrated Christmas customs in mdnv lands The visitors were invited to join in the singing ol Christmas carols between each item accom- panied dt the piano bv Dorothv Dvck Ihe English legend of the 'S ule log was told bv Cub Gcotlrev fagg followed bv the carol Hark the Herald Angels Sing The Polish custom ot putting a thin laver ol straw under the tablecloth lo remind the tamily of the nativity was enacted bv Roger Smith Matthew Cross Donald Bullis and Donald Prankish with narration bv Lome Buis Ronnie Avers told of the visit of the Infanta on Christ- mas Eve in Italv Kendall Berntson and Jimmv Wolfe spoke of the evergreens of Christmas coming to us from Norwav Doug Konno introduced Mexico s customs including the pinata Senior citizen and school board member Gil Mehlen was un able to break the tough candy bag when blmdlolded The final item was the lighting ot the advent candles with an explanation of the meaning ot each bv Cub Kevin Street The program concluded with a visit trom Cub Santa Perrv Schatz who presented appropriate gifts to the Cub leaders The senior citizens parlv is an annual event put on each vear bv the Cubs as part ot their communitv ser- vice Young IS Shona Pomarenski of B C got into a box of beer bottles when visiting the Blairmore Royal Canadian Legion premises recently Her mother promptly discouraged the little tot Even though this is New Year's that's a no VERN DECOUX photos Claresholm fish and game association elects executive CLARESHOLM Robert E Arlt ol Claresholm has been named president ot the Claresholm Fish and Game Association Ten members attended the iccenl meeting Mr Arlt joined the club in 193J and has hell almost everv oil ice in the local group For vears he was chairman ot the bird committee ot the Fish and Game Association Other otlicers Rav Lane vice president Rudv Lange secretarv treasurer Ken Dahl hunter training and Ar- nold Norgard trophies frophv entries should be laken to Mr Arlt s residence lo be measured before 2pm Jan b or letl at Bishop s Ser vice belore b p m Jan 5 Church women meet BOW ISLAND United Church Women of St Andrew s United Church here met recentlv with the devo- tion given bv Marv Wudrmh Egan read Christmas Bells Ring a Christmas story with the theme of giving The UCW approved a dona- tion to the Cup ot Milk Fund Fittv six quilts were made this vear with Mabel Angle winning praise for her work in this regard The next meeting will be held Jan 17 in the United Church Hall with Doris Drever and Babe Starner as hostesses The roll call will m volve articles for layettes that are sent to a mission hospital More vegetables needed BOW ISLAND There is an increased demand for vegetables and additional acreage will be required for the 1974 crop vear says Robert Klok cf Burdett Farmers .n the Burdett Bow Island and Grassy Lake areas will attend the annual meeting of the Taber Barnwell Cannery Growers at 10 a m Jan 8 at Cass Restaurant Taber to discuss prospects for the 1974 crop vear Ski club goes to Banff The newly J T Foster Ski Club held a ski trip to Banff recentlv with 31 skiers atten- ding Thev were accompanied by teachers Miss Rosemary Brodenck and Lee Fletcher as chape rones Town council favors senior citizen home NA'NTON The proposed senior citizen home lor Nanton is tavored bv all members ol town council but there are problems both legal and financial tobeovercome councillors told a recent delegation Legalh and for reasons un known to councillors Nanton has been unable to become a qualified member of the Willow Creek Foundation for senior citizens homes Without the approval of the Willow Creek MD and the Willow Creek Foundation the provincial government will not build a home in Nanton The MD and the foundation apparently do not want to give approval at this time because ot the anticipated additional lax burden upon the ratepavers of all municipalities involved Senior citizens homes are operating at a deficit If the rural and urban tax- pavers in the north end of the Willow Creek MD agreed to it Nanton could establish its own loundalion and request the provincial government to build a home providing the council ot the MD would agree to separating a portion of the north end of the MD to work out such an arrangement It appears both rural and town ratepayers favor a senior citizens home and the Canton town council is ET ac- iord mth the there are probtecns caat ca-e to be -KJtvec betore toe prri cia' w L. give a. council These profcueo- uase settled 21 the Energy resources hearing scheduled BROOKS The energv resources conservation board will hold a public hearing in the Brooks Canadian Legion Hall at 9 30 a m Tuesdav Jan 8 on oil ana gas drilling and pipeline activities in the Eastern Irrigation District A brief has been prepared and will be submitted bv the interim EID Landholders Association 1 1 Mr. rg larset ---a- -U ccr ntr i SDCI re Lne ADo'e ijf he EID Highway 3 near Taber has reduced speed limit or c' nient where vulved At tne landholder tht pdtiv shall tenet bi y iLirie-- ot the ment betore and tor the a_-s i Kin ol construction TABER A 50 mile per hour speed limit both dav and nighl will be entorced on a 13- mile stretch ol Highwav 3 The segment is between I ddlddle and four miles west ul C idnlord At the present time tunds not avdilable lor lesur- Idcmg dnd this has made slower traffic movement necessarv savs a department ol highwavs official The stretch is marker1 lvith numerous slipperv when we l signs Ttie RCMP will be checking to see that motorists watch out toi the sdtetv ot others bv duving within the speed limit Cpl Don Marshall in charge ol highwav control Other ot intercM are suggested ir 'he bnel but these two are con Mdeiecl ol most importance ot the bnet mav be obtained trom Steve Merkl hc-nnis Peterson 1- red Umneis Norman Musgrove Dardgo Jr Ken Mt Knight Lawson dnd loin Livingston Worthy matron installed BOW ISLAND The Bow Island Order of Eastern Star recentlv installed Lora McKnight as worthy matron Installing officers were Mrs Dons Hvland Mrs Jessie Conquergood and Keith Conquergood of Bow Island and Mrs Kvkendal of Medicine Hat Other officers are Dean McKnight worthv patron Kav Schaufele associate matron Reuben Schaufele associate patron Wynne Evans secretarv Madeline Whitnev treasurer Mary Hinds associate conductress William Lane chaplain Tom Hinds marshall Edna Williams organist Edith Hall Adah Eileen Harmon Esther Gladvs Lane Martha Dons Hvland Electra Lil Phav Warder and Keith Conquergood Sen- tinel Rangers entertain elderly COUTTS The First Coutts Ranger Co enter- tained senior citizens at a Christmas party held in the Coutts Civic Centre with games and music Christmas treats were given to all present Musical numbers were by Mary Anne and Leo Trenker the Vintage Elizabeth Lisowski at the piano accompanied the Rangers as they sang Christ- mas carols The community service served as part of their enrol- ment into Rangers The girls Leona Lodermeir Pauline Larson Shelley Minor Kim McPhilhps Dawn Mellafont Elizabeth Lisowski officially received their pins and ties at a regular Ranger meeting Infant clinics set next week The Barons Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the follow- ing infant and pre school clinics The clinic in Coalhurst on Jan 1 is ed due to the holidav the clinic in Taber on Tues Jan 1 is cancelled due to the holidav W ednesdav Jan 2 in the school from 1 to 3 p m Iron ednesdav Jan 2 IP the school from 1 30 to 3 30 p m Thursdav Jan 3 in the health unit office stairs in the town office from 10 a m to 12 noon and 1 30 to 4 p m Thursday Jan 3 in the health unit office in the administration building from 10 a m to 12 noon and 1 30 to 4 p m Grassy Friday Jan 4 m the Chamberlain School from 1 to 3 p m Speech therapv for pre schoolers is available at the health unit by phoning 3454877 for appointment For social service appointments telephone Coaldale 345-3388 Taber 223 3911 Happy New Year We're all waiting... anticipating the New Year. Let's ring it in with love and joy that will resound all year long. To all our friends and neighbors we take this time to offer our sincere ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. Pioneer Lumber Dealer Since Cor. 2nd Ave. and 13th Street Lethbrfdge ;