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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuttday, Ftbruary 11, 1975 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD 17 South in short Ten permits approved in month TAKER (HNS) Ten building permits covering worth of construction were approved by the town of Taber dur- ing the month of January. A year ago there were none. Renovations to the upstairs of the Royal Canadian Legion accounted for while the addition of more lock boxes was estimated to cost Industrially, approval was given for a storage warehouse building to be moved in from the Lethbridge airport by Parker Leasing and Rentals. The location is north of Wright's furniture warehouse at 5610 58th Street. Basement renovations and other minor home im- provements made up the roster of residential construction. Hyndman to visit Taber TABER (HNS) Education .minister Hon. Louis D. Hyndman and party will be special visitors to Taber during Education Week March 3 through 7, according to Catholic Superintendent for Taber Rudy Spenrath. Mr. Hyndman's party of eight includes representatives of the Alberta School Trustees Association and the Alberta Teachers Association and other dignitaries. Purpose of the visit is to "conduct an honorary inspection" of St. Mary's Catholic High School here. The official party will arrive March 4 at Taber Municipal Airport. The inspection will be punctuated with an informal luncheon at the Heritage Motor Hotel. Mr. Spenrath says that each year, the Minister of Education along with trustees and teachers' representatives inspect a public and a private school taken at random. This year, the school system at Innisfail drew the selection for public school inspection. Horse show would be May 17 TABER (HNS) Taber Exhibition Association has made application with the American Quarter Ho'rse Association to conduct an approved horse show May 17 immediately preceding the annual rodeo dates. The application designates John Enns as show manager, Roy Reti as ring master, and TEA secretary treasurer Ross Gibb as race meet official secretary. Mailing address for the Annual Taber Quarter Horse Show is Box 1991. Four win essay contest IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Writers Kerri Miller, Scott Reiter, Donna Koenen and artists Jamey Takeda and Sandra Ankerman were mentioned in the publication, Access, for winn- ing essay and art contests in Lethbridge and Lethbridge County schools. The theme was, Come Alive. Access is published by the department of education. The contest was province wide. Auxiliary donates TABER (HNS) Catering to 14 banquets and luncheons and the holding of a raffle enabled the Taber Canadian Legion Auxiliary to donate more than to worthy organizations and charities. The entire proceeds of a raffle, was given to the Spirit of '75 to enable the high school band and chorus to make their proposed summer trip to England. The Legion building fund was recipient of from the auxiliary. Other donations were: Clearview Lodge St. Mary's High School and Myers High School, for their learning resource programs, Canadian Mental Health Cup of Milk home economics award senior auxiliary members and veterans in'hospital polio and rehabilitation fund provincial bursary fund and Pee Wee hockey, Library appointments made CARDSTON (HNS) Mrs. R. G. Wendel and Mrs. Bruno Sommerfeldt, both of Cardston, have been appointed to the Cardston Public Library board, replacing retiring members Bill Buettner and Mrs. Lester Lee. Environmental mess left behind FOREMOST (Special) 'Who should be responsible for cleaning up this mess This was the ques- tion facing grade 4 to 6 pupils at Foremost School following a recent performance by the travelling 'Theatre Calgary' group. FARM FOR SALE ENCHANT DISTRICT Seven quarters deeded half tection grazing leave adjoining. Fully modern 3 bedroom dwell- ing; Heel quoniel sntion immediately. GIBBS REALTY GIBB Phone 757-3820 The actors and actresses left no mess behind, but their performance of "Rock Cakes and Oil Wells and Dear Old Dr. Slick" challenged the young audience to find solutions to the problem of en- vironmental pollution caused by the search for oil. The four member group consisting of Barbara Campbell Brown and John Crawford of Calgary, Kim Hall of Taber and Charles Schott of Lethbridge staged two plays during the after- noon. For the younger students in grades 1 to 3, the play was called "Consuma and the Apprentice Detec- Both were original scripts by Sandra Jones, directed by Gerry Thurston and were under the stage management of Shirley Eng. REALTY BOX 964 GRANDE PRAIRIE, ALBERTA 532-9004 TBV 3AS IT WON'T LAST acres of Prime Farm Land available in the Beautiful PEACE RIVER COUNTRY. Also suitable for large cattle operation. INTERESTED? CALL NOWI UNIFIED INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT PHONE 1-403-532-9004 or Writt Box 584, GRANDE PRAIRIE, Clear as a bell The St. Mary's River valley, south of Lethbridge presented sparkling snow and clear sky before cloudy weather moved into the district. Blairmore street jobs Burdett farmer attempts get COUHCll approval wheat advisorship seat Orville Reber, a Burdett farmer, one of two Alberta directors for the Palliser Wheat Growers Association, has announced his candidacy for District 9 representative on the producer advisory board to the Canadian Wheat Board. Eleven members to the ad- visory board will be named from 11 districts in the three Prairie provinces, said Otto Lang, federal minister in charge of the CWB. A vote by mail-in ballot from eligible farmers will be conducted April 4 and April The committee meets regularly with the board to discuss its operations on behalf of prairie grain producers. Mr. Reber would keep local markets filled to the benefit of crushing plants, feed mills and feedlots, he said. He claims more work is needed by the CWB to im- prove exports to keep Cana- dian producers from suffering through a grain glut situation similar to that .experienced in the 1960s. BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) A curb, gutter and paving program was approved this week by town council. Council decided to borrow the money for paving and another for a pump house and well. Last year was spent on paving work, less than originally planned. The well will serve as an auxiliary water supply. It will cost The remainder of this debenture borrowing, will be used to retire the debt on the new overhead loader the town recently bought. Council discussed the possibility of selling its electric plant to Calgary Power. The company will be asked to appraise the town owned utility. Forty five homes were without water for three days, said Town Foreman John Gibos. The outage was caused Snow clogs roads in B.C. interior ORVILLE REBER Chamber meet March 13 TABER (HNS) A twice postponed general membership meeting of the Taber Chamber of Commerce will be held in the Heritage Motor Hotel at p.m. March 13. Jake Thiessen, general manager of St. Mary River Irrigation District will discuss proposals for a recreation park at the Chin Coulee reser- voir. The chamber will invite representatives from all local service clubs and recreational 4-H Club speech meet Feb. 21-23 Alberta 4-H members more than 13 years old can par- ticipate in a province wide communications festival Feb. 21 to 23 at Camp Maskepetoon on Pigeon Lake, 25 miles south of Edmonton. Members have until Satur- day to enter the festival to develop and sharpen their speaking skills. The festival is aimed at giv- ing members of all levels of speaking ability an opportuni- ty to learn public speaking skills in a friendly, un- pressurized situation, says Diane Latham, a 4-H staff member in the Alberta department of culture, youth and recreation. Eddie Keen of CHED in Ed- monton, representatives of RCMP, the attorney general's office and the Alberta Law Society will be on hand for a panel discussion on youth and the law. organizations to attend for first hand information on the development plans. First announced for February 13, the meeting was postponed two weeks because of possible confliction with the events of the Canada Winter Games. The Feb. 27 date was found unsuitable to Mr. Thiessen. A meeting of the chamber's board of directors will be held in the civic administration building at p.m. March 13. A draw for a cash prize to take place at the communi- ty fair on August 16 is being set up by the chamber: The draw will be based on the sale of promotional booklets now in the preparation stage, as well as tickets entitling the holder to a copy of the booklet when off the press. ________ Fresh snowfalls in the British Columbia interior caused hazardous highway conditions Monday, with one section of the Trans Canada Highway closed because of a snowslide at Three Valley Gap, about 10 miles west of Revelstoke, B.C. From Revelstoke east to the Alberta border, the depart- ment said highway 1 was slippery and visibility was ex- tremely poor. Other portions of the Trans- Canada had from six to 12 inches of new snow, with sanding and plowing under way. Drifting was a problem in the southern interior sec- tions through Lytton, Kamloops and Sicamcms, the department said. Temperatures were rising in the Fraser Canyon, increas- ing slide danger, while workmen continued to clear a slide at Sailor Bar Tunnel near Yale. Heaviest snowfalls were reported ori Highway 23 in the Slocan Valley, with 24 inches in the Nakusp Galena Bay area and 32 inches between Revelstoke and Mica Creek, with drifting complicating plowing operations. Highway 3 through the southern interior showed two inches of new snow in the Trail and Salmo sections, to 15 inches in the Fernie Crowsnest Pass area. Allison Pass reported a nine-inch accumulation by mid morning. Compact, slippery sections were made more hazardous by fog in some areas, the 'department said. Other B.C. highways, had new snow with some slippery and compact sections. by a break in the line at the east end of town. The leak was hard'to find, he said. Water surfaced about 60 feet away from where a large main had snapped. Council decided to boost the refundable utility deposit to The town will build a trailer toilet dumping station at the west end of Blairmore, on the south side of Highway 3. The department of tran- sport will be advised that a local citizen's band radio unit is interferring with television reception. The town has received a proposal from a firm which wants to build a multi store complex on the old Blairmore sawmill property. Signs will be erected at the Isabelle Sellon School for one hour, parking between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. on the north side. Buses will be permitted to load and unload on the east side of the Michael Finn Phar- macy. Coun. Sam Goodman suggested U prohibited on Highway 3 in town. Council will consider the idea. Rodeo future decided tonight TABER sus on the future of the Taber rodeo, now in its 35th year, is to be sought at a public rodeo association meeting Tuesday night at 7 at the Taber Centre. Problems besetting the rodeo committee include a lack of manpower for the two- day show, increasing costs of hired services, and requests from supporting organizations for a bigger slice of concessions including the bar of gold, the rodeo cabaret and other events. Members of the rodeo committee met the Taber Ex- hibition Association board on Thursday evening to clarify the position of the rodeo people. TEA proposed that the rodeo committee become a "management committee" under the umbrella of the ex- hibition association, and be responsible for staging the rodeo. TEA would take over the responsibility of all concessions the midway, food, bar of gold, cabaret, etc. Being supported by a dozen local service clubs and organizations, TEA would be in a better position to muster the manpower needed for the whole program. TEA was optimistic over the continuation of the rodeo. However, the decision will be made by the rodeo people after Tuesday's meeting. In connection with the Vic- toria Day weekend celebrations, the Exhibition Association has already assumed responsibility for the Monday rodeo parade and the horse show on the Saturday preceding the rodeo.' How's Your Hearing? Montreal A free offer of special interest to those who hear but do not understand words has been annoimced by Beltone. A non-opernting mod- el of the smallest BpHone aid ever made will be gwen abso- lutely free to anyone request- ing it. This is not a real hearing aid, but it will show you how tiny hearing help can be. It's yours to keep, free. The actual aid weighs less than a. third of an ounce, and it's all at ear level, in one unit. No wires lead from body to head. These models are free, so write for yours now. Thousands have already been mailed, so write today to Dept. 9403 Beltone Electronics of Canada Ltd., P.O. Box 647, Montreal, P.Q. 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