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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, February LETHSHIDQE Council grant shoves life into Claresholm chamber District CLARESHOLM (HNS) The long dormant local chamber of commerce appears to be coming to life, thanks to a shove by town council Council made the offer at a recent meeting with the condition that the chamber Telltale signs of spring Tulips in Mary Knibbs backyard, at 71516th St S. have sprouted about an inch and a half out of the ground, she says. But, it will be awhile yet before they're in bloom At the Hoetmer residence, 1703 18th Ave. S, something is already blooming in the backyard. Anne Hoetmer says the pussywillows have been out there for about a week now And in Jean Gillie's front yard, at 705 15th St N., bright yellow crocuses have "sprung up all over." St I Speed limit TABER (HNS) A "speed restriction, effective on the completion of the Heritage Motor Hotel on Highway No 3 west of Taber, has been approved by the town council. The 60 miles-per-hour speed limit for east-bound traffic from the intersection with Highway No 36 south will be reduced to 40 mph up to the motor hotel access road Why Do You Use Poor English? A well-known publisher reports there are simple techniques in using everoay English, which can pay you real dividends in social and business advancements by helping you to express your ideas in a more interesting and convincing manner. According to this publisher, many people dp not realize how important it is to know how to use effective English Whether in business, at social functions or even in casual conversation with strangers, there are ways you can use the English language 'to make a good impression each tune you speak or write. To acquaint the readers of this paper with the easy-to- follow rules for developing skill in everyday English, the publishers have printed full .details of their interesting self-training method in a 32- page booklet, "How You Can Gain a Command of Good which will be mailed free to anyone who requests it. No obligation. Simply send your name, address and zip to: English Division, Career Institute, Dept. 628-96, Mundelein, Illinois 60060. (A home study school) Advt. come up with some active programs and it was not long before the last past president, Don Green, got busy on the phone and started to work up a lively enthusiasm resulting in one of the best turnouts for a chamber meeting in- many years. More than 40 people turned out and all were willing to work in the various committees that had to be filled A new committee to "look after the interests of the ladies" in the community was set up and Mary Anderson was promptly named to head it Mrs. Anderson was the one consistently attended Chamber meetings when the body was active a> few years ago. The meeting was chaired by Mr Green, who said the chamber had had bad luck with its main projects, such as the branding programs for the press which had been rained out over the last few years One of the board of directors suggested a nominating committee be set up to choose a new executive, but the meeting felt this would take too long and often results in only friends of the nominators being selected. A local lawyer, Frank Maloney started by offering to head the nominating committee. He was followed by Rankin Hodgins who offered to head the industry and development committee. Carol White, a local bank executive had previously agreed to take on the job of secretary-treasurer Peter Hahn, who owns a radio and television shop, agreed to head public relations, assisted by Charlie Pedersen. Blairmore sets basic rate for businesses E. Kootenay area construction up CRANBROOK, B.C. (HNS) Rural building permits issued by the Regional District of East Kootenay in January totalled estimated value for the 24 permits. 847 court convictions in Taber last year TABER (HNS) Taber town police effected 847 court convictions during 1973, a figure slightly higher than the 813 reported for the previous year. Criminal Code cases at 136 were on a par with last year's 137 However, highway traffic cases were up from 340 in 1972 to 389 in 1973, while liquor cases dropped from 336 to 318 last year in addition to which 231 intoxicated persons were jailed overnight and released without charge Motor vehicle accidents investigated numbered 180 last year, equally divided between those over and under in damages, somewhat below the year previous. There were 19 personal injuries in 1973 as compared with 27 in 1972. Property loss through motor car accidents amounted to last year, a considerable drop from the the year before. No bicycle accidents were reported in 1973, and one only pedestrian accident when a small child ran onto the street in a residential area There were no cases of unsolved break, entry and theft unsolved at the year-end. During December, 19 infractions of the Highway Traffic Act included two (male and female drivers) persons prosecuted for hit and run, bringing to 11 the number convicted during the year. In addition, 12 Criminal Code and 16 Liquor Act cases drew convictions during December, and five major and 13 minor motor vehicle accidents were investigated in which damages of resulted. Feedlot at Pincher Greek has head capacity PINCHER CREEK (HNS) A new enterprise has been put into operation with Summerview Feeders now starting out with head of cattle in its new feed lot. The feedlot covers approximately 60 acres with pens A two-storey office building and scale house also provides modern staff accommodation and large storage bins are being constructed to house special m mmn a Report your ration requirements for each individual pen of animals. The complex is serviced by continually-running water provided by an underground system which originates from a backwater of the adjacent Oldman River. The pilot phase of construction is estimated to cost and will have a capacity of 3.000 head. Summerview Feeders is a co-operative venture by 10 rancher-farmer members from this area. news to mmmm The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Am ETZ'KOM ENCHANT MM.MAMOAHETDOIICHAK FERNIE MKS. HICHAM) WILUAMS ..........................429-74M FOREMOST G70FFTAOO.......................................W7-3M1 FORT MACLEOD MRS.TEOSWIHAHT................................ 294-M12 ORANUM ED CCS AM................................... Contact theee people for your District or cwtomea Fisfi, game group meets PICTURE BUTTE At the monthly meeting of the Picture Butte Fish and Game Association held at Lee's Palace, chairmen for the different committees were appointed for 1974. Fish and trophies, W. Vogt; pollution. Ben Nvbof: birds, Gary Banter; parks, W. Vogt. Kathy Hadford: predators. Don ToKai. Harry Sawa and Bob Davies: farmer-hunter relations. M. Stefanicik; memberships, J Mrak. entertainment. Alex Forrayi. A Fish Derby is to be held in late February. The Community Auction is slated for March 30 It is hoped that the citizens win contribute to this, as the proceeds will go to defray the expenses of the renovation of the Lethe Dan. which will be operating this year It is planned to send two delegates to the provincial convention hi Edmonton. It was highest January tally in RDEK seven-year history. However it was also slightly below the Cranbrook city permit estimated value total for the same month Major rural permit was for Cranbrook Airport's new terminal building, undertaken by the Ministry of Transport and at initial construction phase. Permits were also issued for eleven new rural housing units. The permit summary for 1973 showed a total of 290 new rural housing units in its region, although reassessment and land freeze have cooled this extra- municipal trend somewhat Hospital architect approved PINCHER CREEK (HNS) At the recent advisory board meeting of St. Vincent's Hospital, an architect agreement between Robins, Watson and Associates of Lethbridge and the hospital was approved, as was the appointment of Brown Okamura and Associated Ltd. and W. H. Klassen and Associates Ltd. of Calgary as Mechanical and Engineering Consultants. The Picker X-Ra.y Engineering Ltd. is installing new x-ray equipment. The hospital board approved the appointment of Dr. L. B. Collins as chief of staff, on the recommendation of the medical staff. The family of the late Charles Hinton has donated several items of equipment for the hospital. Donations have been made to the ladies auxiliary in memory of Mrs. L. Rouleau, C. E. Hinton. A. L. Freebairn and Gerald Snaith. An anonymous donation of was also made to the ladies auxiliary to assist in purchasing new beds or chairs. Long service Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. recently honored Frank Quinton, second from left, and Allwyn Stone, middle, for their 40 years employment with the company. Dick O'Brien, left, made the presentations. Albert Hague, second from right, and Clifford West, right, also represented the company. Rodeo queen contest to stress horsemanship TABER (HNS) Increased emphasis on horsemanship and ticket sales, and the elimination of group sponsorship are feature changes in Taber Rodeo Association's rodeo queen contest for 1974. To be eligible for the contest, the queen contestant must be over of 16 years, and for the first time may be a married woman. A minimum of five contestants is the aim of the rodeo association. Canadidates may register for the contest, and the chance of winning a saddle and other prizes offered, by contacting committee chairman Vance Jensen at 2234131. Ticket sales and horsemanship will account for 40 points each in the judging, while personality and Woman faces murder charge CRANBROOK, B.C. (HNS) Death Dec. 2 of Gurdial Singh Dhaiwal, 46, apparently from stab wounds, has led to preliminary hearing and commital for trial on a non- capital murder charge of Delma Elizabeth Crowshoe with whom he shared a home at 211 Fourth Avenue. Dhaiwal was found dead in the bouse by neighbors, and Ms Crowshoe was apprehended the same day in Fernie and returned to Cranbrook where the charge was laid. Trial will be in criminal court assizes, probabably the Nelson session, since spring session here is almost immediately and does not allow time for preparation by respective counsel, Dirk Ryneveld prosecutor, and George Majic defence. appearance have been scaled down to 10 points each. Tickets will sell for 50 cents each, the rodeo committee receiving 40 cents on which to operate the competition. A single prize will be offered in the lucky ticket draw Elks lodge raises dues BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Due to increased costs of operation and other items, the Elks lodge raised its dues. Dues will again be reviewed in October to discern if the increase was sufficient The lodge has announced that it has not authorized the use of its parking lot on the north side of the Elks Hall and persons using the lot do so at their own risk. BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Town council has drawn up a bylaw setting a basic .rate for business licences at for local people The trade licence for business from the B.C. border east to Lundbreck was set at for local people and for non-residents. Part-time business will be Town seeks air route tie-in PLNCHER CREEK (Staff) Pincher Creek town council Monday voted unanimously to back Tune Air of Lethbridge in its struggle with Pacific Western Airlines over services to Lethbridge. PWA has applied to fly in and out of Lethbridge and Stubb Ross, founder and president of Tune Air, says if PWA is successful, it will put his firm out of business "We are in the process of obtaining an airstrip in town and we are sort of hoping to get our town tied in with Lethbridge and said Mayor Teran Monday "Mr. Ross has been very encouraging." Mayor Teran said Time Air has been giving good service and "started from scratch." "It's just another case of the little guy building something up and the big guy moving in and taking it he said. "An airline that (Time's) size is maybe more interested in giving good service to smaller communities. "We are going to send letters to various officials, letters supporting expansion of Kenyon Field and I hope the communities of Southern Alberta support Time Air. charged and peddlers, hawkers and agents will be assessed a licence. Circuses will pay The licence will be in effect from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 and will be strictly enforced Payment of the licence must be made within 30 days of receipt of the statement. Town works superintendent John Gibos, under a new agreement, will act as the town's representative to enforce local bylaws. The town is considering purchase of a new garbage packer which council feels is of utmost importance. The unit will cut operational costs considerably as many hours and miles of travel will be saved that are now spent hauling loads to the nuisance grounds. Council is considering possible purchase of an ice shaver and construction of tennis courts in town under the government's new program, Operation Co- operation Rodeo judge from Idaho TABER (HNS) Jack Givens of Nampa, Idaho, has been engaged as judge for the Taber Eight's annual registered quarter horse show being held here May 18 on the first day of the Taber Rodeo three-day program Taber Eight's manager and president Ed Sparks told the rodeo committee the horse club would relinquish sponsorship of the horse show to the Taber Exhibition Association if suitable arrangements can be worked out next year. The Taber show is now rated Class A. Last year it drew a total of 263 entires from the western provinces and northwestern United States, making it one of the better shows in the south. COLUMNER SHEETS INDEX CARDS TRANSFER WSES CHINOOK STATIONERS FILING POLDERS 319 7ft SI. OFFICE DESKS PHONE 327-4591 fILE CABINETS CUP THIS COUPON TRAVELLING? to GREAT FALLS. 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