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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Milk price to remain at current Taber level Mondiy, 17, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 19 South in short TABER i HNS I The two cent per quart milk price differential between Taber and neighboring cities will continue, says the Alberta Dinner March 8 IRON SPRINGS i HNS I The annual smorgasbord of the Iron Springs United Church Women will be held at -p.m. March 8 in the church. The UCW will take part in the World Day of Prayer ser- vice scheduled to be held at p.m. March 7 in the Christian Reform Church here. Mrs. J. D. Erno conducted a recent study program on poverty. dairy control board. In reply to a request by the Taber Chamber of Commerce that the differential be remov- ed by including Taber in the Lethbridge milk pricing control area, board chairman S. H. Thomas told the chamber that no changes will be made. Based on the premise of dis- crimination, by which the two cents per quart is costing Taber residents an additional annually, the chamber sought to have parity with Lethbridge. Coaldale and Medicine Hat by being includ- ed in the control area of Lethbridge. The control board, however, countered that city users would then subsidize Taber consumers if the price here were reduced by the two-cent margin. Mr. Thomas said that even if Taber were included in the controlled area, the price would not come down since the suppliers are authorized to include extra delivery costs in milk prices. However, chamber officials say the same Palm Dairies truck from Lethbridge delivers milk to both Taber and Medicine Hat. the latter centre being favored by a lower milk price because of "extra distribution costs in the smaller centre of Taber." Silverwood Dairies delivers packaged milk to Taber retailers, while Palm makes home deliveries here as well as supplying the retail outlets. Chinook sign After a long wait, the Chinook wind began fanning up a little heat on the weekend, producing warmer temperatures and snowdrifts. This particular one chose a roadside ditch in which to settle. MD assessment appeals set CLARKSHOLM (Staff) The Willow Creek Municipal District council will hear assessment appeals April 17 in the MI) Kuilding here starting at 10 a.m. Reeve George Whitehead, Deputy Reeve Wallace Daley, and councillors John Xocteman, Don McRac and J. William Hurbank this week were named to the court of revision to hear the appeals. Councillors John Housinga and Ken Weatherhead arc alternates. Council decided not to pay a bonus for extra hours worked hy grader patrol operators un- til surface recorders are in- stalled on the machines. Last year anything over hours was paid at a bonus rate of an hour. "I think the bonus should go the other way around if you want to keep ex- penses down, "said Coun. Bur- bank. He said, "maybe they will go out when we don't want them to go out." One operator claimed 100 hours extra for three months. W. H. Hcmmaway of Claresholm informed council he asks for all the gravel on his side of a pit on the northeast quarter of sec- tion 25, township 12, range 25. General Foreman will have the site tested before council takes any action. The 5.S acre pit is the only one near TO ALL EX-SERVICEMEN AND THEIR DEPENDENTS Your are invited to take advantage of a Free Legion Service Provincial Service Officer from Calgary will be at the Legion Branch No. 170 in The Cahoon Hotel, Cardston, Alberta, Wednesday, February 19th from a.m. to Noon. Anyone wishing to receive information on any ol the benefits are urged to attend. town. Reeve Whitehead and councillors Burhank, and Weatherhead will investigate further. Council approved a bylaw authorizing the borrowing of in 1975 for general operating expenses. Council approved the sale of four lots to Mrs. Karl Bilinsky of Parkland for each. It followed the approval of Municipal Affairs Minister Dave Russell. They need the lots because her house is part- ly on one and her barn, root cellar and well are on the others. Council ordered 500 municipal emblems at 13.06 each from the AAMDC. About 100 units, including trucks and heavy equipment, will be tagged with the emblems. Council approved a bylaw leasing a road allowance in section 35, township 16 and range 29 at the north end of the MD following highways department approval. Power line reconstruction on Secondary Highway 520, done four months ago during industrial airport road widening, was approved. Water rates to go up BELLEVUE (CNP Bureau) Belleyue village will hike its water rates March 1 to assist in paying costs of the installation of new water mains in town last year. Rates have not yet been set but it is indicated the increase will be approximately 35 per cent. Crime rate is seminar topic The rising crime rate and murder of police officers will be the focus of a student law seminar to be held at the Drumheller Composite High School Feb. 22. The seminar is sponsored by the Alberta Debate and Speech Association, the Alberta Law F'oundation and the Department of Culture, Youth and Recreation. The day-long seminar begins at a.m. Warner street accord reached WARNER (Staff) The Village of Warner this week reached accord with the Warner County on a plan to realign main street over the railway crossing here. County councillors approved the village annexing a small parcel on the east side of the tracks that now belongs to Marathon Realty. The railway crossing will be extended north so the main street can be straightened. Credit meeting Feb. 14 BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Biairmore Credit and Savings Union will hold its annual meeting in the Credit Union Hall the evening of Feb. 14. Bingo will be played and lunch served. Essay writers gain mention BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Kathy Trcka, Bradley Vir- tue, Connie Goodwin and Derrick Paquette are local winners in a provincial essay contest on the subject of My Ambition They are'pupils in the Isabelle Sellon School here. The four essays have been entered at the provincial level. Principal Larry Pizzey has announced the first week in March will be Education Week at the school. Pupils will enjoy a holiday Feb. 28, a teacher planning day. Women's conference in April ETZIKOM (HNS) The Alberta Women's Institute zone four conference will be held April 7 to 9 at the Assiniboia Inn at Medicine Hat, Hoping Women's Institute members learned. Meeting at the Isabel Laqua residence, members heard a report by Josephine Fauth on the need for rural help on the learning disabilities program for children. Mrs. Laqua spoke about matrimonial property. District Home Economist Diana Koss of Foremost spoke about her duties. Airport grant increased TABER (HNS) Town council has approved a bylaw authorizing the signing of an agreement with the department of transport, Ottawa, increasing the airport grant from to There' was unanimous agreement for each reading. The increased grant of was occasioned by the fact that actual construction costs of the municipal airport exceeded the department engineer's initial estimate of exceeding that amount by roughly the now being offered hy the federal government. Kodeo association elects TABER (HNS) The Taber Rodeo Association has re- elected Wesley G. Dunz president. Other officers are Dr. James D. Chipman, vice-president; Ray Collett, secretary; and Roscoe F. Gibb, treasurer. Four new committee members are George Holman, Gary and Clare Jensen and Ed Sparks. Log relic Symbolic of the ability and ingenuity of the Pioneers of the foothills country in the Crowsnest Pass, this log cabin stands as a reminder of days of old. No-lose method to be offered BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) A "no-lose" method of helping children will be taught in Preventive Social Service course at Sparwood, B.C. It will be offered March 14 to 16 and April 4 to 6. Crowsnest Pass parents are invited to attend, says Allan Wilcke, PSS director here. The "no lose" method is said to resolve conflicts between children and parents. It differs from traditional methods of parental authority Justice council to form CRANBROOK (Special) Work is under way here to es- tablish a regional joint council of volunteers, professional and lay people, to help apply justice in this region. It is part of a long-term provincial plan to dispense with large penal institutions. These will be replaced by regional supervision of .smaller regional institutions. Work in the Kootenay region is being directed by James Majcher of Cranbrook, Kootenay regional Justice Development Commission co- ordinator. There are eight other co-ordinators throughout the province. they all met here last week. Justice Development Com- mission Vice-Chairman Don McComb and Mike Harcourt, his assistant, outlined the program's objectives. Cardslon native saw Ford or parental permissiveness, says Mr. Wilcke, in that with "no lose" neither parent nor child is required to surrender. The "no lose" method is a problem-solving approach to resolve a conflicts by reaching solutions acceptable to both parent and child, he says. It is called "parent effec- tiveness training." Topics are: Parents are Human; How to Listen so Children Will Share Problems; Putting Your New Skills to Work; How to Talk so Children Will Respect Your Needs; Other Ways to Pre- vent and Change Unaccep- table Behavior; Inevitable Taber Ex to support rodeo TABER (HNS) The Taber Rodeo Association will receive the'full co-operation of the Taber Exhibition Association to present this year's Taber rodeo, a special meeting decided. The rodeo committee will handle main events at the rodeo grounds, midway, food concessions, beer garden and the bar of gold promotion. The exhibition association is already committed to organize the parade and horse show. It has now assumed responsibility for the rodeo queen contest, cabaret and casino games. The rodeo committee will meet Feb. 25 to establish com- mittees for the coming events. Conflicts-Who Will Win; the "No Lose" Method and How to Avoid Being Fired as a Parent. Additional .information may be obtained from Ted Wigglesworth. The deadline registrations is Feb. 27. for Plaques to be aw.arded WARNER (Staff) Three former public officials will receive engraved walnut pla- ques for 25 or more years of service to this region. Dan Holladay, former Warner County secretary- treasurer whose service dates back to the old Municipal District of Sugar City, Dallas Minion, former member of the county council, school and hospital'hoards, and Ed Pitt- man, former reeve and school trustee, will receive the pla- ques. Coun. Leif Trockstad suggested that the county emblem be engraved on-the plaques. Deputy-Reeve Jim Blackmer suggested that these plaques could be used as 4-H awards as a change from the perennial pen and pencil sets. Said secretary-treasurer Ken Duncan: "The reeve here is the next one for a plaque if he serves another seven or eight years." "For asked Reeve John Otto. "Twenty-five said Mr. Duncan. "I will never make replied the reeve. Taber sauna to be rebuilt TABER A building permit authorizes reconstruction of a burned out sauna in the Taber Centre basement. (t was swept by fire Tuesday morning. The auditorium was slightly damaged. This will not affect Canada Winter Games events that will begin here Sunday. The hockey competition will take place in the arena section of the complex. Table tennis players will compete at the high school. CARDSTON (HNS) Wayne Kearl, a Cardston former resident who lives in San Antonio, Tex. is the chairman of the U.S. National Television Commission. He was one of the ten executives of the U.S. television arid radio media who attended a breakfast meeting with Presi- dent Gerald Ford in Houston, recently. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stan Kearl of Card- ston. WATCH AND WAIT FOR SHELDONS PROMOTION SALE 1 DAY ONLY THURSDAY, FEB. 20th 516 3rd Avenue South Door to Bank al Montrul City man honored Capt. P. M. Cunningham, 46, left, Lethbridge, stationed at the 442nd Trans- port and Rescue Squadron, Comox, B.C., received the order of military merit in the grade of member from Governor-General Jules Leger, commander of the Canadian Armed Forces. ATTENTION FARMERS! The ALL-NEW 1975 MODEL "ALLIS-CHALMERS TRACTORS FOUR 7060 MODELS 160 Horsepower Complete with 3 point hitch, cab, air-conditioner, heater ONE 7050 MODEL 155 Horsepower Complete with 3 point hitch, cab, air-conditioner, heater TWO 7040 MODELS 135 Horsepower Complete with 3 point hitch, cab, air-conditioner heater TWO 7080 MODELS 180 Horsepower Complete with cab, air-conditioner, heater TWO USED MODEL 4420 John Deere Tractors With 3 point hitch, cab, air-conditioner, heater 4 -31st Street North Phone 328-8952 ;