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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 11, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, January 11, 1975 THE LKTHBRIDGE HERALD 19 Irrigation users seek aid with propane costs Bank robbery suspects remanded Snow veils park Most of us visit Dinosaur Provincial Park, 30 miles northeast of Brooks, in the summer months when the distant walls of the Red Deer River canyon shimmer in the heat of the sun. This week Herald photographer Waltei Kerber stopped by the park and found its tortured hills and gullies draped with snow. Two men charged with arm- ed robbery in connection with the Dec. 13 hold-up of the Royal Bank in Barons appeared in Lethbridge provincial court Friday. One man, Donald George Black. 24. of Fort Macleod elected trial by judge and jury and was remanded until Feb. 27 for a preliminary hearing. Mr. Black is free on bail. The other man, Steven Michael Ragan, 24, of Barons reserved his election and plea until Jan. 24. Mr. Ragan is free on his own recognizance. A third man, Patrick William Linggard, 24, of Barons, also charged in the bank robbery, will appear in court Tuesday. He's in custody. RCMP have yet to recover the taken in the robbery. A chaige ol attempting to extort from a Lethbridge woman by the use of threats, laid in September against Donald j. Thibodeau, gervice meeting Jan. 14 CATTLE BUYERS NEEDED NOW You sh.ouia a (arm or agricultural Background. Musi enjoy working with livestock. Good earnings secure fu- ture for those who quality. Write today w.m your personal background and qualifications. Include: name, age, address phone nurriber. We will arrange an interview for you. neai your Nome town. No phone calls, please. AMERICAN CATTLE CO. 175 W. Jackson 614 Chicago, Illinois, 6GG04 BO. of New Dayton was dis- missed Friday. Crown Prosecutor Vaughn Hartigan, told the court the charge was dropped as result ol new information received and discussion with the woman. Mr. Thibodeau was sentenc- ed to three days in jail after pleading guilty to three charges ol disobeying a court order to stay away from the woman. Provincial Judge L. W Hudson told Mr. Thibodeau he was getting such a light sentence because since September he has spent two months in custody. Jerry Sallenback, 31, 210 Mayor Magiath Drive, was given an 18-month suspended sentence Friday afternoon after pleading guilty to thelt of a snowmobile. The snowmobile was stolen Irom Gordon Malmberg ol Cardston Dec 27. One of the conditions of the suspended sentence was Mr. Sallenback not associate with Blair Orr. Mr. Orr, 28, 415 13th St. S., pleaded not guilty Friday morning to a charge 01 theft of the same snowmobile. He was rcmanuea until Feb. 21 foi trial. Willie Mathis, 33, ol Lethbridge charged with stealing a 1975 automobile from College Mercury Sales Lid. Dec. 13 was remanded unlil March 5 for preliminary hearing. The car is valued at about S7.500. Bail was set for Mr. Mathis at in property. CRANBROOK A meeting to discuss fire protection in the East Kootenays will be held here Jan. 14. The meeting, between government consultant Hugh Keenleyside and Kootenay fire chiefs, will locus on the provi- sion of fire services to rural areas, a government spokesman said Friday. The discussion, closed to the public, is part of an investiga- tion of fire services throughout British Columbia. Dr. Keenleyside is heading the investigation. Lions upgrading tennis court BLAIRMORE (CMP Bureau) The Blairmore Lions Club says it will co-operate with the local recreation board to get the new Blairmore tennis courts built and operating next summer. Pavement has been installed. The Lions will raise for fencing and equipment. This will open the way for the recreation board to apply lor a grant under Project Co-operation. This provincial plan is based on a per capita payment of 50 cents per person, ll will mean an ad- for the courts. Crew wins safety awards NATAL (HNS) The Ilanner Ridge coal mining crevv employed by Kaiser Resources Ltd. recently received B.C. Safety Council bronze, silver and gold awards tor reaching 800 man-hours ol work without a lost-time injury. Crew 17, responsible for maintenance and repair of pit drill- ing equipment, won the gold award last August and has main- tained its safe operation to date. iS'ovv the crew is shooting for the "award ot honor." Jt can be won in December, 1976, it the crew achieves man- hours of sale operation. Trustees talking '75 budget CRANBHOOK (Special) The Cranbrook school board has begun 1975 budget dis- cussions in preparation for setting its own district mill rate by Feb. 15. The provincially raised rate in the school tax struc- ture has been established at 25.4 mills. Cranbrook Board Secretary Treasurer Ken Starling an- ticipates the school district responsibility for 1975 will rise possibly 10 mills from 33.25 mills levied last year. KIC fund under the This is why changes Herald Staff Disaster Services. made to the crop Faced with a Thiessen, manager of and livestock programs, increase ol 10 cents per in Lethbridge, told Dr. for propane, which will Horner the liability Dr. Horner also assured irrigation sprinkling costs insurance coverage group that fanners per acre per year the district is soon become the policy the Alberta in the flood following jng irrigation council when Projects Association has canal break amounted to obtained a concession ed lor a rebate system fur the farm oriented insurance companies For several years, Jim Brown, new manager trying to settle the matter armer named advisory the Bow River in the meantime, the mittee to the department District at Vauxhali, are without financial agriculture for irrigation Agriculture Minister been promised it Homer Friday producers Thiessen said the n- become the irrigation distributors of propane companies told Ihe Amendments to the seeking the 10-cent per nut to discuss the tion Act have been gallon price increase, with the farmers, before Dr. Horner which will boost sprinkler wanted to deal with the nake this possible. costs on acres of land themselves. amendment excluded Southern was termed a "short- tion districts from He said the cost for by Mr. Thiessen. He jurisdiction of the is already more it could mean several Labor electricity, natural gas before a settlement is diesel fuel for Qn the financial side, purposes. The cost to FUND Anderson, manager of one acre of land per year of a liability fund Taber Irrigation District, electricity is about also help other dis- ed Dr. Horner to turn over natural gas, and mediately to the districts' fuel, White, manager of the million authorized by Rebates of 15 per cent Irrigation District in in council for 14 per cent respectively are 3eing paid to farmers who said he had been told of secondary irrigation works by several insurance com- Dr Horner gaid (wo diesel fuel and natural the district couldn't at- o[ the ailotment wouid be The irrigators want propane to be subsidized the premiums that would (ne hands of (he distrjcts by be charged for adequate RKBATE Mr. Brown said he wants Hnrnur- fhn make sure any association meet program for propane covers he pending price industry officials to reach an The projects the insurance nember also presented to do the job and lorner a list of becomes involved, passed at the group's industry cries i neeting last he I- Because about 12 farmers i I waiting for insurance I lanies to settle the costs IL I lie main canal of the St. Well Drilling iiver Irrigation District Domestic 1. the projects associa-ion is requesting an Sales and Service Henry Luella Virostek vorks property Ph. Luella Virostek of attended the fall Crowsnesf Pass Bureau of the University of Alberta, Edmonton, for the conferring of the Degree of Bachelor of i NEWS-CIRCULATION-JOBPBINTiNG Mrs. Virostek VERNONDECOUX, Resident Phone 562-2149 at Vauxhali High Dr. Andrew J. Jarema M.D. Family Physician Has joined the Medical Staff of ASSOCIATE MEDICAL CENTRE TABER 5012-48th Avenue, Taber, Alberta Vulcan Hotel sold NOMINATION MEETING Cypress Social Credit Constituency will be held FRIDAY, JAN. 17th, 1975 at p.m. MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE THEATRE Guest Speaker: WERNER SCHMIDT Provincial Party Leader i DcylnS at p nt. Residents bought candles 4 TABER (HNS) Taber, Vauxhall and Hays residents Jl responded to the Canadian Mental Health Association candle campaign by buying candles, the regional CMHA jj chairman said this week. The candles, made by patients in Alberta hospitals, were to be lighted last month to remind people of the prime objectives o! the CMHA. k It strives to ensure the best possible care, treatment and rehabilitation of the mentally ill and mentally disturbed, as well as to protecl and promote mental health. It INVENTORY MUST BE REDUCED! 2 DAYS ONLY Mon.. Jan. a.m. 9 p.m. lues., Jan. p.m. OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF QUALITY MERCHANDISE WILL BE SOLD AT The Vulcan Hotel has been purchased by a former Stavely resident. Jim Cheneau, who for the past sii ytmi operated the hotel in Slavery, is the new ownei of the Vulcai, p, aperly. Mr UuCheiieau was a member ol the armed luiees betuit. entering business in Staveiy. He and his wife have taken up residence in Vulcan. Party drew 100-plus BLAlKMuKfc (CiNP Bureau) More than 100 children attended tht Elks and OORP members' Christinas parU at the Elks Hall here. Hear more clearly without irritating background noise. Zenith's new Directional Hearing Aid. If you find that much of the sound you hear is harsh, imtatmg noise. Ihen our new Directional hearing aid. inc "Royal D" could be just right for you. This com- fortable aid brings you clear, rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens ana reduces narsh unwanted bach- ground noist from the side and rear. Go.TiC; for u of tht L) or any dit; rrorn Zemin's iinfc of mure thai, quality