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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 18, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Tutwtey 18, THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Sewage disposal plan RDEK land reserve begun at Cranbrook CRANBROOK (Special) City council has begun preliminary discussions on a new million sewage effluent disposal system. Its permit for the present disposal system expires at the end of next year. This permit covers primary treatment and some secon- dary treatment in aerated lagoons prior to disposal in Joseph Creek which flows into the St. Marys River. With many decisions to be made prior to the first draft of the system, the borrowing bylaw may be several months at least in preparation. The bylaw amount would cover two additional main northbound trunk lines to the lagoons. One of these would be at the west city limits and would serve El Camino and the new Lake Road development, Cobham and Slaterville. The second would be along the present east city limits, north from 2nd St. N. The city's million Joseph Creek water improve- ment project is proceeding and bills on a bi monthly basis have been mailed. The utility should -be fully operational late this year. Child seminar at Taber Feb. 26 TABER (HNS) Children and their problems will be dis- cussed at a seminar here Feb. Buckled bottle An antique tin sign for a soft drink beside the New Dayton Cafe appears to be falling down on its apparent job of holding Up a building's wall. The creases at the sign's bottom may have been created when the wall changed its position while the board to which the sign is nailed remained stable. South in short Kainai workers return' to job STANDOFF A work force capable of producing one. house a day will return today to Kainai Industries here. Kainai general manager Gilbert Eagle Bear told The Herald 65 workers are needed for that rate of production. They were laid off Jan. 27 because of a sales slump, aggravated by a nation wide drop in housing starts. Mr. Eagje Bear said last week the Blood owned sectional home factory is counting on orders for at least 100 homes from Indian bands. No orders have come in jet, but the company wants to go to two houses a day in May, he said. It can employ up to 100 people. Man in satisfactory shape A Shaughnessy man was in satisfactory condition in St. Michael's Hospital Monday following a two car collision in the city Saturday morning. Roy Pearson, a passenger in one of the cars, was taken to hospital with another passenger in the same car, Elizabeth Byrmerski, also of Shaughnessy. The woman has been released from hospital. Stirling home burns STIRLING (HNS) The Don Dillion residence was swept by fire Sunday afternoon, causing extensive damage. The couple is on vacation. Neighbor Gary Mertz observed smoke and called the Stirling Volunteer Fire Department. Faulty wiring in the basement may have caused the blaze, firefighters say. Alcoholic centre proceeds Taber school dates set Mr. Rudolph said he plann- ed to hire about 12 people, including three instructors, to run the home. eyed at Taber session CARDSTON (Staff) Plans for a centre for the rehabilitation of alcoholics are apparently going ahead at Del Bonita despite the death .__. of Helmut Rudolph, originator Municipal gOOdlCS The Cardston Municipal District council has approved an application for a subdivi- sion from Rosemary Rudolph of Lethbridge that would separate 92 acres from the 835 acre holding northeast of Del Bonita. The 92 acres is priced at Coun. Bob Arnold of Del Bonita told the council. When the late Mr. Rudolph unveiled his alcoholics' half way house plans in February, 1974, he told the MD council he wanted to build a million split level centre with square feet on each floor. Coun. Arnold says foun- dations for the building are all constructed. TABER (HNS) The Taber MD council has receiv- ed from Hon. D. J. Russell, minister of municipal affairs, notice of a "bundle of goodies" available to municipal governments this year. The department will pick up interest payments above the 8 per cent level, but only on Municipal Finance Corpora- tion loans and debentures issued after Jan. 1, 1974. The interest payments will be paid directly to the 'municipality. Secondly, the per capita on municipal borrowing an- NEW GENERATION ATTENTION FARMERS! The ALL-NEW 1975 MODEL ALLIS-CHALMERS TRACTORS FOUR 7060 MODELS 160 Horsepower Complete with' 3 point hitch, cab, air-conditioner, ONE 7050 MODEL 15S 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 4320 John With 3 point hitch, cab, air-conditioner, heater Street North m. Phone 328-MS2 nually ceiling has been lifted. The previous limit was ex- clusive of'water and sewer works debentures. There will also be a 15 per cent increase across the board in the government's municipal assistance grant, which will amount to some above the received by the Taber MD last year. A further reduction from 28 to 26 mills on the equalized assessment for school founda- tion purposes was also an- nounced. The local ad- ministration is allowed to pick up the extra two mills for municipal purposes if re- quired. In other business, the coun- cil continued the 40 cent per acre rate for municipal graz- ing leases. This figure is in line with Lands and Forests leases which at 13 cents per acre plus municipal taxes comes to near the 40 cents figure. Council also approved a by law setting up a disaster ser- vices operation, following representation by J. G. Robertson of Alberta disaster services. Reeve Clarence M. Jespersen was nominated as one of two South Alberta representatives to attend a disaster services convention at Arnprior, Ontario. Claresholm MD plans heat CLARESHOLM (Staff) The Willow Creek Municipal District Building here has four furnaces but some areas, like a public men's toilet at the front of the building, are still ice cold. Last week the MD council decided to do something about it. It is converting a frigid committee room to an office and heat will be provided. TABER (HNS) Dates for the 1975 76 school year have been announced jointly by the boards of Taber School Division No. 6 and Taber Catholic School District No. 54. The school year will commence- Aug. 25 as a teacher preparation day, and students will attend all schools on the following morning. The Christmas holidays will commence at the close of school on Dec. 19 and after a recess of 15 days schools will open on Jan. 5, 1976. Schools will close for the Easter week holiday on April 15 to re open April 26. The last day of school for students will be June 24. Out of the 200 days in the school year, two days will be allowed for teachers' convention, two for teacher preparation, one for an in service seminar, and one or two days for parent teacher interviews. Students will attend for 193 or 194 days out of the 200 total. Taber employees given increases TABER (HNS) The 35 employees of Taber Municipal District No. 14 have been given an average 15 per cent salary and wage boost for 1976 some minor adjustments being made under the general increase. Nine of the employees are per- manent, the remainder seasonal for service board and public works jobs. I 'Pass recreation director hired BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Ron Davis, 27, supervisor of recreation with Calgary parks and recreation has been employed as recreation director for the Crowsnest Pass. He received his bachelor of education degree from the University of Alberta. Mr. and Mrs, Davis will take up residence here soon. Corn growers' meeting March 12 A meeting on the "latest information on growing and feeding corn" will be held March 12 in Lethbridge, the agriculture development officer for Lethbridge announced. The meeting will be in the 4H building on the exhibition grounds and is co sponsored by the corn committee and the Lethbridge district extension office. It will be conducted at the W. R. Myers High School through the co operation of the school, Taber Kiwanis Club and the Taber branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association. Dr. Enid Melville of Mental Health Services, Lethbridge, will speak. Discussion groups at p.m. will involve resource people on the following sub- jects. Alcohol and drugs: Dr. R. P. Abele of Taber and Sherry Grady of the Lethbridge Alcohol and Drug Abuse Com- mission. Family life and sex education: Dr. R. D. 'Campbell of Taber and Dr. William Stitt of Lethbridge. Your child and discipline: Dr: Charles Shott of the facul- ty of education, University of Lethbridge. Emotional problems of children: Rev. James Lynn of Vauxhall. Learning problems of children: Jack Herman, co ordinator of instruction of the Taber School Division. How to get to know your child: David Ayres, student services counsellor of the University of Lethbridge. How to handle tension: Donald Chipman, assistant director of Mental Health Ser- vices, Lethbridge. .Your child and the law: Alex McQuarry, probation of- ficer, and James Common, department of health and social development, both of Lethbridge. You and your child's career: Darrel McKenzie, director of the Alberta Career Information Centre, Lethbridge. You and your adolescent: Ruth Daw, counsellor, Hamilton Junior High School, Lethbridge. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS-CIRCULATION-JOBPRINTING VERNON DCCOUX, TO ALL EX-SERVICEMEN AND THEIR DEPENDENTS Your art invited to take advantage ol 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 wfeWng to receive information on any of the benefits are urged to attend. CRANBROOK (Special) The Regional District u East Kootenay's proposed land use map is being ignored s by the B.C. Land Commission, says the RDEK board, g After receiving the B.C. Land Commission's proposed agricultural land reserve maps covering the Kootenay, professional planner Eugene Lee said "the S commission's proposal has totally ignored the basic w concepts and guidelines of the regional district's "land reserve plan." The commission's maps have been return- ed as unacceptable. He says, and is backed by the board, that the land com- S mission proposal designates only one agriculture. "The land commission has included class one to four x soils, plus a very large portion of class five and six soils for agriculture into its proposed agricultural land says Mr. Lee. "It is the feeling of the regional board that more people will be affected by the land com- mission's proposal than the provincial government's current farm land freeze." In a prepared news release, the RDEK says it "rejects in total the B.C. Land Commission's proposal as being totally inadequate to provide our .people with good land g and resource use planning." Developer may buy Glaresholm land CLARESHOLM (HNS) Town council has offered to sell not less than 10 acres of residentially zoned land in the northwest area of town to Greenbrook Developers of Calgary if the price is right. Council wants an acre with the proviso that Greenbrook pay toward the cost of a sewage lift sta- Shop hours bylaw sought TABER (HNS) Early resolution of Taber's retail shopping hours is being sought by the chamber of commerce, following a directors' meeting last week. The chamber is requesting the town council to amend its shopping hours by law to increase eligible shopping hours to p.m. week days except that on Fridays the closing time be p.m. A second amendment is to allow shopping to p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Satur- days for the four weeks preceding Christmas Day. Credit union meeting Feb. 27 TABER (HNS) The Raymond Sugar Makers Credit Union Ltd. will hold its annual membership meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant at Lethbridge. The 82-member credit union has assets of no debts, and no losses since it was organized about 30 years ago. tion and per acre toward the cost of installing water and sewer mains. Greenbrook has offered 000 per acre for the land it wants. It would buy more, if the demand for mobile home sites warrants additional development. Council decided the cost of a sewage lift station could be as high as Council also decided that the area north of the drive in theatre must be the first to be developed. Council, now working on its five year capital budget, is considering budgeting for water meters next year. Borrowing this year is ex- pected to exceed mainly for upgrading water and storm sewer facilities. Taber water rights increased TABER Taber will increase the water rights on the "Wilson Quarter" a mile north of town from 29 to 60 acres, to insure water available for the tenant during drier years. The 160 acres was purchas- ed by the town several years ago to protect the main sewer outfall line which passes through the property. The land is leased with the stipula- tion that no water be applied in the area of the sewer line. 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