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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 9, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, January 9, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 15 Artworks given institute Cold lunch Cattle forage for food in a creek bottom between Magrath and Welling. Light snow has kept many ani- mals' on pasture which would normally have been placed in feedlots for the duration of the winter. Bow Island building breaks record as value soars past million I, OOO.OOO BOW ISLAND GROWTH RATE ZOOMED Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS-CIRCULATION-JOBPRINTING VERNON DECOUX, Resident Hep., 562-2149 BOW ISLAND (Special) Bow Island has surpassed all of its own building records with total permit authorized construction. Town officials say 1975 will be even kinder to this fast- growing town. Three major projects have already been announced. The provincial government has an- nounced a million nursing home; the department of highways has chosen a loca- tion for a new highways maintenance shop; and the Southern Alberta Co- operative will establish a complete farm service centre on Highway 3. At the same time, a million onion producing, marketing and storage plant feasibility study is under way. The 1974 building permit total includes: Commercial and industrial construction, New home construction, Garages, rumpus rooms and miscellaneous construction, Major projects included the start of million alfalfa pelleting and cubing plant; a new veterinary clinic; the start on the new Southwind Family Inn Restaurant; a fourth mobile home trailer Picture yourself as second quarter MORE THAN IN TOTAL PRIZES FIRST PRIZE SECOND PRIZE THIRD PRIZE 5 FOURTH PRIZES, EA. PLUS 1900 S100 PRIZES Preliminary Draw January BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE: 1 A! all Alberta Treasury Branches. 2 From Iho members of participating Church and Service Clubs. 3. At rnos! retail outlets. 4 At mos! Credit Unions. OR SEND IN THIS COUPON: park: and a new public works shop for the Town of Bow Island. Last year, two major pro-, jects. undertaken the year before, were opened the new Bow Island Livestock Auction Co-operative Limited opened in November and the new Alberta Bean Processing Plant began production in September. A new 35-site housing sub- division was launched. It has underground utilities. Plans are now being drafted for another subdivision to be on the south side of town. Economic Development Of- ficer Fred J. Mellen says an indication of how significant all this growth is for Bow Island has been the establish- ment of two new building con- tracting firms here. A chartered accountant has also opened an office here. Sale idea brings protest CRANBROOK (Special) The Cranbrook Farmers' In- stitute and Livestock Associa- tion has protested by letter to Marathon Realty the proposed sale of an abandoned railway right-of-way between Cranbrook and Wardner. The Institute had assurance from Marathon Realty some time ago, say officials here, that it would have first priority if the 24 mile section came up for sale. Now it appears the Regional District of East Kootenay may acquire the long strip of land for park and hiking pur- poses. The association starts the year with a new board of directors: Glen Creelman of Mayook, Verd Casselman of Fort Steele and Vern Kuntz, Ray Van Steinberg and Harold Neilson, all of Wycliffe. Cliff Pippen of Mayook is past-president. Marge Unwin continues in the post of secretary- treasurer. South In short Council to pay costs CRANBROOK (Special) City council has decided to pay EPEC Consulting only some additional costs the company says it incurred during the construction of the city dam and reservoir project. A proposal by Mayor Ty Colgur that the city pay EPEC 000 as a final settlement was accepted by council. EPEC had claimed for ordering pipe tor the project and for costs incurred as a result of a concrete strike. Aid. Don Sherling said EPEC's foresight in ordering the pipe "probably saved us But council was not certain about strike costs. The strike was not council's fault either. Ignoring the claim for costs in- curred by the strike, council decided design changes and order- ing the pipe were worth to the city. Economic plan approved TABER (HNS) After some 90 minutes of deliberation and resolution, Taber town council Monday accepted an economic development plan in principle. It was submitted to the council by the industrial development committee Dec. 16. One of the recommendations of the plan is the expansion of responsibility of the development committee to encompass the entire economic development field to include commercial and residential in addition to industrial. Necessary changes to the covering by-law to cover a possi- ble name change for the committee and its increased areas of concern wjll be considered at a later date. Council also accepted a verbal recommendation of the com- mittee made at the Dec. 16 meeting that the industrial (how economic) development committee and the municipal planning commission be merged, the latter as a sub-committee of the EDC. Council deferred making appointments to the new com- mittee until the regular meeting Jan. 13, prior to which all members of both previous committees would be interviewed as to their desire to continue on the new basis. Ticket sales close Jan.15, 1975 WCSFERH WINTER DRAW ORDER FORM To order your ticket, mail this coupo'n to: WESTERN CANADA LOTTERY FOUNDATION P.O. BOX 2900. CALGARY. ALBERTA a ORDER I___I II III IHBBBBBflBBBBflflBBBBHflBBfiBBBflBBBBBBfl Plans to be complete Wednesday TABER (HNS) Final plans for the raw water and clear storage reservoirs will be completed by Wednesday, engineer Bent N. Madsen of Calgary told council this week. Pipeline drawings will also be finished Wednesday, said Mr. Madsen. an associate of the engineering firm of Reis, Crowther and Partners of Calgary. Treatment plant expansion plans will be finished by the end of the month. These are to be sent to the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation A d ministration, Winnipeg, for preparation of tenders, to be called in late February. Council has agreed to provide the contractor with aggregate for the job. This will be about 3.000 yards of pit run gravel, yards of rip rap rock, and yards of pipe bedding sand. This will all cost per yard, Council will supply 500 yards of three-quarter-inch crushed gravel for roadways at per yard. Vacant hall to become centre CLARESHOLM (HNS) George Lane of the Claresholm Senior Citizens Drop Inn Centre Association was assured by town council this week that the IOOF Hall here, now vacant and for sale, would be an ideal location for a new centre. The association will negotiate for the use of the hall. Mr. Lane told council there are now more tnan zuo members in the group. Facilities in the old Nazarene Church building are not adequate for the oldtimers. Council hired Larry Flexhaugh of Taber to fill the secretary-treasurer post here, replacing Dennis Pommen who is taking a position with the Town of Hinton. Mr. Flexhaugh is now assistant secretary at Taber. Season rink tickets to be sold COALHURST (HNS) The Coalhurst recreation board hopes to meet operating costs on the local skating rink by sell- ing family season's tickets. Visitor season's tickets will be sold for Recreation board member Ed Riehl says about must be earned in revenue to offset electricity and heating charges. Volunteer supervisory help is needed at the rink, Mr. Riehl says. Today publications moves CRANBROOK (Special) Missing one production day, To- day Publications Ltd. has transferred its publishing production facilities from Wallinger Aye. at Kimberley to 31 7th Ave. here to a newly-built premises. Its web-offset facilities produce the Kimberley Bulletin, Cranbrook Townsman and the weekly Courier Town and Country. It also prints the Windermere Valley Echo, Sparwood Clarion and Golden Star. Bill Taylor is president and publisher. Stuart Castle is assis- tant publisher. They both commute here from Kimberley. Blairmore gets traffic light BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Council expects to clear up a traffic problem at 20th Ave. and 29th St. by installing a traffic light. A button operated signal at the intersection has caused problems. Council hopes jay walkers will take advantage of the new light, expected to cost about The traffic light will be the only one here. It will also control traffic that goes through town on Highway 3'. Dr. Andrew J. Jarema M.D. Family Physician Has joined the Medical Staff of ASSOCIATE MEDICAL CENTRE TABER 5012-48th Avenue, Taber, Alberta Arena financing meet Jan, 16 PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) Officials of the Picture Butte Agricultural Society, Lethbridge County 26 and town council will meet here Jan. 16 to discuss possible financing arrangements for the proposed multi purpose agriculture arena building. About 30 people attended the annual meeting of the society here Tuesday night in the town library. Henry Nummi was elected president, succeeding Alex Forrayi. About has been donated locally for the building. A provincial grant of is available if the money is matched locally. Local RCMP constable Jerry Jantz is chairman of the building committee. FORT MACLEOD A collection of (15 paintings and sketches by frontier artist R. B. Nevitt have been presented to the Glenbow Alhcrta In- stitute by Consumer Affairs Minister Bob Dowling. Mr. Dowling, chairman of the Alberta RCMP Century Celebrations ministerial com- mittee, accepted on behalf of the government at the Ed- monton Art Gallery. In the interest of preserving the collection for Western Canadians, an Alberta RCMP Century Celebrations grant was made to the Glen- bow Institute for purchase of the collection. This collection of Nevitt's work is of considerable historical value. R. B. Nevitt was a surgeon with the first NWMP troops to undertake the march west in 1874. He provided the only pic- torial record of the great march and the only renderings of the original Fort Macleod. All restorations of the Fort Macleod site have been made with the assistance of this artwork. Games plans underway BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Crowsnest Pass citizens are preparing for the upcoming Canada Winter Games events here. Christmas lighting will be kept in place here. Improved lighting and a new public address system have been in- stalled in the Crowsnest Con- solidated High School in readiness for the volleyball tournaments. LESLIE OWEN CLOTHING LTD. Prices and discounts in effect until further notice. Terms Cash or Chargex. All sales final. COATS and JACKETS LADIES' DRESS COATS -1 PRICE MEN'S DRESS CASUAL I Sizes 36 to 46 Qff BOYS'S GIRLS' Sizes 2 to 6x and 7 to 18................ Qfp Above are all current styles 'and latest fabrics. Quilt lined or orlon piled lined, a very good selection. SLACKS BLOUSES Children's or Ladies' All Reduced OFF PANT SUITS PRICE BOOTS and SHOES S49 Children's or Ladies'. A good selection of colors and sizes All Reduced SEALSKINS Apres Ski Wear. Were NOW JOGGERS (Cougars, Trukkers, North Stars) Were 95 PAIR FELT BOOTIES FOR SNOWMOBILE BOOTS Men's n Sizes 6 to 12................................ J Boys' Sizes 1 to 5 Youths' Sizes8to 13..................... 199 195 LADIES'RUNNERS White and Blacks. 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