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The Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, January 4, THE LETH0RIDOE HERALD 13 Claresholm at odds with MD CLARESHOLM (Staff) If the Town of Claresholm and the Willow Creek MD cannot agree to share the costs of an RCMP secretary, a policeman will be pulled off his beat to do the typing. About two years ago the local RCMP office was provided with a stenographer. It was done to relieve RCMP members from clerical duties so they could spend more time in police work. The stenographic duties are divided about equally between .town and MD work. It costs a year to maintain the secretarial job. The town will approach the MD to try to work out a cost- sharing agreement to keep the job viable. The job will be phased out if no agreement is reached. Agriculture fieldman appointed PINCHER CREEK (Special) Rodney Cyr of Pincher Creek was selected from 10 applicants for the position of agriculture fieldman for the Pincher Creek MD. Mr. Cyr has a farm background and was an honors graduate from the Olds School of Agriculture. He will be employed on a fulltime basis. In acting as administrative of- ficer for the MD he will carry out the functions, duties and powers of the municipality un- der any statute relating to agriculture He will implement projects respecting agriculture agreed upon between the council and the department. He will be the municipal inspector under the noxious weed act; the officer of the municipality under agricultural pest acts; the soils conservation officer; and an inspector under the agricultural chemicals act. The agricultural fieldman is responsible primarly to the agricultural service board for planning, organiziang and carrying out programs and policies established by the agricultural service board. The board may from time to time require that he be responsible to some other of- ficial of the MD for certain duties or programs. SAND GRAVEL >ASPHALT< TOLLESTRUP .SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE Standard Bank The old Standard Bank of Canada, standing wind- blown and boarded up, was once a centre of activity for more than residents of Coalhurst. The bank, the first and only one in that village, opened in 1930, says long time resident of Coalhurst Jim McDermott. It closed about five years later when the coal mine op- erated by North American Collieries shut down. Coal- hurst then 'had a population of about people, he says': It was known as the Canadian Bank of Commerce a few years after it opened and housed the post office until 1960. The Herald' District 20 students register for management class Birdseye Ranch sweeps events at Agribition PINCHER CREEK District Agriculturist Bob Lyons says 20 students in the Canada Manpower farm management school are set to study and get paid for doing it. It starts Monday and will be held for five hours a day, five days a week, for four weeks. It will be held in the Pincher Creek MD Building. Students are paid to attend, up to per week. They learn about income tax, estate plan- ning, economics, farm bookkeeping, valuation of land, government programs and grants. Jan. 14 and 15 the district agriculturist will be holding a short course on the new farm tax laws and a session on es- tate planning. These will be held in the MD Building. "We would like you to register by telephoning the of- fice at 627-4023 as space is limited to about 30 says Mr. Lyons. New historical sign planned for Highway 3 near Taber TABER (HNS) A new historical point of interest sign is to be erected on Highway 3 in the vicinity of Taber as soon as a suitable location can be found and the necessary turn-off con- structed. The sign, now being prepared in Edmonton by the department of culture, youth EVANGELIST LARRY GILBERT Christian Fellowship DINNER Holiday Inn Lethbridge Sat., Jan. 5, p.m. Everyone Welcome Tickets available at door... Just recently returned from the Philippine Islands and Far East with tremendous testimony of God performing the miraculous. This young man has dedicated his life for the Lord's ministry and preaches the Word of God with demonstration of the power of the Holy Ghost If you would like to hear Bro. Larry, please feel welcome to come and fellowship with us... and recreation, will tell viewers about construction of the Northwest Coal and Navigation Company's narrow gauge railway from Dunmore to Lethbridge. It will replace a former point of interest sign located near the east intersection of Highways 3 and 36 which was removed when Highway 3 was rebuilt several years ago. It featured the beet sugar in- dustry. v Hearing set on bylaw TABER 2 p.m is the time set by the Taber MD council for hearing representations on the contents of the controversial development control bylaw. The meeting will be held in the community centre auditorium. Intention to make represen- tations on the bylaws must be registered at the MD office by noon on the day of the hearing The notice also points out a number of modifications made to the wording of the bylaw designed to alleviate objections raised when an earlier hearing was held. CARDSTON (Special) Birdseye Ranch at Mountain View swept the calf classes at the recent Western Canada Agribition at Regina, the biggest hereford show in North America with more than head of herefords Birdseye Ranch, operated by Maxine and Don Hanson, won the pen of 10 bull calves born in the spring of 1973 class. These calves went on to become grand champions pen of 10 bulls. Birdseye Ranch won first place in the January to April bull calf class with Birdseye William 16E taking the honors. He was born March 3, 1973, and was sold to a Mon- tana buyer, private sale. This bull went on to become cham- pion hereford bull. His stall mate placed fifth in a class of 70 head. This bull, Birdseye William 19E, will be shipped to England, private sale. Birdseye Ranch won the May heifer class. Then two other heifers won the January to April heifer calf class. One of these, Birdseye Jody, went on to become heifer calf champion. Birdseye Anna won the January to March class. Rod Mackenzie red angus and shorthorn cattle won several classes. Mr. Mackenzie's top red angus cow was senior cham- pion and reserve grand chain. pion. His May bull red angus was reserve junior champion. His angus cattle won the honor of second in the premier exhibitor class. "Our one shorthorn bull was reserve junior he said. -T Other top winners from southern Alberta were Frank Slezina of Coaldale, Matt Perin of Taber, Dr. Mark Stringham of Milk River and Gerald Hockstein of Pincher Creek. Mr. Perin showed the best pen of five polled herefords and won reserve champion honors for the pen of five as well. Permit total down at Taber TABER (HNS) The number of building permits issued here in December nosedived to three. The three permits authoriz- ed construction valued at less than one per cent of the year's total of The total for 1972 was One new residence, of 65 started during 1973, made up most of the month's total of A new television business sign accounted for while residence renovations for Bill Treber made up the balance of Game trophies to be shown Jan. 12 at Lundreck club Specialists in all types of ENGINE REBUILDING CYLINDER BORING AND RESLEEVING CRANKSHAFT REGRINDING Ask about our ENGINES CRANKSHAFTS WISCONSIN ENGINE and Custom Engine Parts Ltd. 1805- 3rd AvenueS. Phone 32S-81S1 LUNDBRECK (CNfr Bureau) Superb specimens of southern Alberta game heads will be displayed at Lundbreck Saturday, Jan. 12, when the Willow Valley Trophy Club holds its 25th an- niversary trophy day. Marksmen from many centres in Alberta will gather in the Livingstone School auditorium. The program will begin at p.m. Annual trophies will be presented for big game taken in 1973 as well as prizes for sheep, antelope, elk, caribou, mule deer, goat, non-typical mule deer, white-tail deer, moose and non-typical white- tail deer. All scoring will be done ac- cording to Boone and Crocket scoring charts. Entries large enough for of- ficial rating will be forwarded to the Boone and Crocket com- petition and recorded at the request of the owner. The score will also be forwarded to the Alberta competition at Edmonton. The challenge trophy event will be held for game downed in 1973. Trophy day challenge shields will be awarded for the largest heads taken in fair chase, picked up in 1972 or earlier. The frand champion com- petition will be held and any big game head, regardless of the day killed before Jan. 1, 1973, are oligibfe for the frand champion trophy in big horn sheep, goat, elk, moose, mule deer typical and non-typical, whitetail deer typical and non- typical and antelope. The club has announced that a special award will be' offered this year to youths 19 years or younger taking a first, second or third prize. They will also receive a special award. Sportsmen are advised that big game heads may be delivered to any of the follow- ing pick-up stations on or before noon Monday or sooner if possible. Pickup points have been established at the Lundbreck Trading Store, Blairmore Crowsnest Pass Motors, Cowley Co-Op Hardware, Pincher Creek Civic Tire and Battery Shop, Fort Macleod Kosy Imperial Service Station, Lethbridge Pete's Wheel Alignment Ser- vice at 518 5th St. S., Lawrence Halmrast, Warner, A C. Bair, Milk River, and Gordon Cole, Etzikom. Heads being brought to the Livingstone school on judging day will be accepted up to 11 a.m. Jan. 12. Trophies and prizes for the best fish caught during the season will be presented. Persons holding rotating trophies are urged to return them on or before judging day so the new winners can receive them. BARGAINS GALORE! Fresh Bread Polly Ann White and Brown Sliced, 20 oz. net wl.loif. SPECIAL Ground Coffee QQo Safeway All Purpose. 1 1b. big. SPECIAL .V V Tomatoes Taste Rite. Whole Peeled Tiiwin, Choice 14 fl. oz. tin. SPECIAL Coffee Tone Lucerne 16 oz. Jir Margarine Dilewood Colored Parchment, 11b. print. SPECIAL R Mi Mushrooms Girdenside Steins Pieces 10 oz. Tin BEANS PORK Taste Tells in Tomato Sauce, 14 fl. oz. tin. SPECIAL MAC. CHEESE fi si 00 Cililli Dinner. 7% oz. ml wl. pkg. SPECIAL....................W RaaV BEEF ROAST QQ Bomlw Shouldir. Cinidi Gndt A Chuck. SPECIAL. Ib..................V CHUCK STEAK 0 Bontliss. fcnidi A Bart. SPECIAL. Ib. Pork Leg Roast 149 BoiNliss. Govirnminrlnspictid GRAPEFRUIT California Rid 56's. SPECIAL PRICES EFFECTIVE in Lethbridge, Jan. 4-5, 1974 Wl HtMTN Rifht II LiMH CANADA SAFE WAX LIMITEO ;