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The Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Taber shopping hours law remains in effect TABER (HNS) Shopping hours will continue all day Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday to 6 p.m. and stores will be closed-up tight at noon on Wednesdays, council has decided. Taber's early closing bylaw was weighed in the balance a third time and will remain in The Herald- District Taber airport will get natural gas by spring TABER (HNS) Natural gas will be provided at the Taber Municipal Airport this spring if conditions set down by town council are met. Council has approved join- ing a proposed rural natural gas co-operative and the ex- penditure of up to for the gas line installation. Cost of installation is es- timated at and the provincial government will pick up Council was also advised of the imminent prospect of an aircraft maintenance shop development at the airport and the gas line would be ad- vantagebus to that development. Council approves proposal for Junior A team at Taber TABER (HNS) Taber council has approved in prin- cipal a proposal presented by a local delegation for bringing junior A hockey to Taber and to operate both junior A and B teams here. The basis of the proposal is the payment to the town of 000 in four installments together with a percentage of gate receipts for exhibition and playoff games. The percentage payments would be in compensation for ice time. Details of the agreement had been previously worked out between the promoters, said to be 22 local businessmen, and the recrea- tion board. Highway speed limit hiked FORT MACLEOD (Special) The speed limit on Highway 3 from Fort Macleod to Lethbridge had been increas- ed from 60 to 65 miles an hour during the daytime and from 50 to 55 miles an hour at night. This increase follows up- grading of the highway west of Monarch to Fort Macleod. Prior to this action, a 65 miles per hour speed limit was in effect from Lethbridge to east of Monarch. effect as a result of a four to three vote of council. Two readings of a bylaw to remove all control over shopp- ing hours had been approved last Nov. 19. Third reading was postponed until after the Christmas holidays on a recommendation of Coun. Wayne Gough. Favoring rescinding of the early closing bylaw were Mayor Arthur H. Avery and councillors Helen Wentz and Dennis M. Turin. Voting to retain the control bylaw were councillors Kenneth McDonald, Bruce Milliken, Mike Powell and Coun. Gough. Coun. Gough advised coun- cil that of 16 businessmen affected by the bylaw, whom he had contacted during the past month, 14 were in favor of controlled shopping hours. "Any bylaw is better than no was the consensus, said Coun. Gough. Council deferred future ac- tion on a Taber Businessmen's Association request to extend shopping hours to include Wednesday afternoons and from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday evenings pending considera- tion of the possible impact of the extra shopping hours on local businesses. Suggestions were made that a retail merchants committee of the Taber Businessmen's Association is now in the for- mation stage and that favor has been expressed by a number of retail merchants towards Monday closing. Auxiliary head elected PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Mae Huddlestun has been re-elected president of the Ladies Auxiliary to St. Vincent's Hospital. Officers are, Mrs. H. 0. Taylor, vice-president; Mrs. R. Melton, second vice- president; Mrs. Oliver Haigh, treasurer; and Mrs. S. Dyer, secretary. The officers were installed by Mrs. A. A. Pelletier. Wednesday, January 9, THE LETHMIDOE HERALD 19 Shaking club organized despite lack of arena Frank Slide beauty hides less-famous garbage dump Dump concerns 'Pass towns PICTURE BUTTE (Staff) A figure skating club has been organized here. Picture Butte citizens didn't let a little thing like the absence of indoor ice prevent them from starting the club. "You will appreciate the problems attached to such a project when you consider our ice facilities are strictly out- says Mrs. Joan Jant- zie, the club publicity chair- man. Hoping group elects officers ETZIKOM (HNS) The Hoping Women's Institute re- elected last year's officers. Frances Herbst is president; Hana Griffiths, vice-president; Isabella La- qua, secretary; Josephine Fauth, treasurer; and direc- tors are Mrs. Ralph Dixson, Doreen Lee and Mrs. Toni Maasakkers. A turkey supper was held in the Hoping Community Hall for members and their families and a Christmas concert was held with Santa and treats for everyone spon- sored by the Hoping WI. BLAIRMORE Bureau) The Chinook Health Unit has called a meeting of local municipalities to discuss the nuisance' ground problems towns in the 'Pass are facing. The meeting will be held in Blairmore council chambers Jan. 24. Representatives from the department of health, Edmon- ton, will be in attendance as well as Chinook Health Unit officials. The local dumps, satisfac- tory a number of years ago, are now creating a nuisance as towns in the 'Pass are growing and expanding and getting nearer to the dumps. Residents are experiencing smoke and odor from the grounds. Several locations, including old mine sites, Allison Creek district and others have been suggested as possible areas for a central nuisance grounds that would service the entire Crowsnest Pass district. Many new subdivisions are being opened up in 'Pass towns and some sites that would make excellent housing development areas are bordering dump ground areas. District calendar The Fort Macleod Firemen's Centennial Ball will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 in the Elks's Hall with music by Phil Lethbridge The Fort Macleod Fish and Game Association's annual banquet, dance and trophy competition will be held Friday, Jan. 25, in the Elks Hall the Fort Macleod Midnight Squares will dance at p.m. Friday in the Fort Macleod Elemen- tary School with a round dance practice one-half hour earlier... irrigation manage- ment courses will be held in Lomond for three weeks starting Jan. 1. Application forms are available from Burton Hingley, program co- ordinator and must be return- ed by Thursday. Outdoor skating makes regular lessons uncertain, she says, but the club is winning a lot of support here. More than 100 children have enrolled for instruction. Mrs. Beth Fogal of Lethbridge is club professional. She is assisted by Mrs. Ann Watson. Ernie Porkka has been nam- ed president. Other officers are Peggy Zalesak, secretary; and Joyce Jantz, treasurer. Carol Reiter heads the phon- ing committee. If parents concurr, the club will hold a trip to see the Calgary Ice Capades. President Ernie Porkka says his club is indebted to recreation director Morley Roeloffs, Joyce Jantz and Ann Watson for their efforts in getting figure skating started here. It is called the Picture Butte and District Figure Skating Club. Fire brigade to burn trees PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Pincher Creek fire brigade will again "burn a tree for muscular dystrophy." Endorsed by the town coun- cil to collect all discarded Christmas trees, the brigade will start collecting at 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. The actual burning will take place on the vacant lot on Charlotte St. At 1 p.m. children are ex- pected to attend to eat free hot dogs. Everyone is welcome to attend. If your tree was missed, br- ing it along, say the firemen. Decoration trophies won COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Don Filafilo took first prize in Coleman's annual Christ- mas home electrical decorating contest. Judges Mayor John Holyk and councillors Mrs. Emily Misura, Ted Kryczka, Bill Skura, Joe Wavrecan, Graham Atkinson and Jerry Rejman named the Jasper Jones home for second prize. McGUIRE'S MEN'S WEAR ANNUAL JANUARY DOWNTOWN ON 5th STREET SOUTH Starts Thursday, January 10th OPEN UNTIL P.M. THURSDAY FOR YOUR SHOPPING CONVENIENCE! SPORTS CO-ORDINATES A fine selection of Sport Coats with Co-ordinating slacks. SPORT COATS LEATHER COATS Values to ALL ALTERATIONS EXTRA! ALL WEATHER TOPCOATS Price MEN'S SLACKS S15 '20 COHON CASUAL SLACKS 109S DRESS SHIRTS SPORT SHIRTS NORVYK SWEATERS Reg. to 40.00 ALPACA SWEATERS Group 1 Values to 27.50 on sale at Group 2 Values to 35.00 on sale at CASH CARRY Reg. Long and short sleeve Reg. to 16.00, Sale Long and short sleeve Reg. to 16.00, Sale to 23.00 other Cardigans and Pullovers on ssle at IL llllVL SUITS From our quality stock by Canada's leading clothing manufacturers. GROUP 1 Reg. 125.00 GROUP2 Reg. to 140.00 GROUPS Reg. to GROUP4 COATS 10 75.00 Extra SpecM VslMSl ON Rick TOPCOATS Reg. values Q Jl 10140.00 99 Reg. values 10150.00 CHARCJKX ;