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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, January 15, 1971 - THE LETMBRIDOE HERAID - 3 COALDALE (HNS) - The Barons-Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and pre-school clinics: ENCHANT: Tuesday, Jan. 10, to the school from 1 to 3 p.m. TABER: Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the Health Unit Office in the Administration Building, from ' 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. TURIN: Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the school from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. COALDALE: Thursday, Jan 21, in the Health Unit Office (upstairs in the Town office Building) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Health Unit Office in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. BARONS: Friday, Jan. 22. in the school from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Fluoride tablets' are available at all clinics free of charee Dr. G. R. C. Palmer, medical officer of health urges par ents to ensure their children are fully protected against contagious disease. Full infarma< tion will be gladly dispensed at the clinic. Taber MD okays plan for garbage TABER (HNS) - The Taber MD council has approved a proposal to set up a garbage disposal area adjacent to the town's dump grounds in the former strip mine pits now owned by the town. The council's committee was somewhat skeptical about the capacity of the excavations to be used, but agreed to negoti ate further with the town. The council also approved use of the land for land refill for garbage, the property being within the jurisdiction of the municipality. Council appointed Marion A, Jensen of Fincastle, and Edwin F. Johnson of Barnwell, as MD representatives on the T a b e r Seed Cleaning Co-op board of directors. Also appointed for the ensuing year was John A. Boon as welfare officer and D. G. Mathieu Consulting Engineering Ltd. of Calgary as the MD's engineers RDEK budget up by $40,000 NATAL (HNS) - The provincial budget for 1971 of the Regional District of East Koote-nay proposes a total expenditure of nearly $40,000 more than that of 1970, although it also shows a surplus of some $43,000. Total revenue and expenditure shown in the budget is $273,204, as compared to $238,694 for 1970. General government services are down about $2,000 from 1970, at $73,050, but protective inspections will be budgeted $7,000 higher, at $23,450. Because the district will be allowed to carry over a surplus for garbage and waste collection and disposal of about $20,-000, that item will total $47,500 The money will cover acquis! tion of land and setting up of garbage disposal sites throughout the District. Other large items of expcndi hire are that of environmental planning and zoning, $35,450; urban renewal projects, $29,000; regional parks, $30,000; and industrial commission, $32,400, The budget will be submitted to the department of municipal affairs for approval before the final 1971 budget can be prepared. -Ross Glbb Photo MOST BEETS PER ACRE - Miss Lydia Sekura of the Taber 4-H Sugar Beet Club receives the challenge trophy qnd her own miniature memento for growing the most sugar beets per acre of any club member. The awards were presented at the 35th annual sugar beet growers' banquet by Arledge W. Hill, agricultural superintendent of Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. Miss Sekura raised 23.75 tons per acre. BEET KINO'S BETTER HALF - Paul Gregus was named "beet king" for the Taber-Barnwell-Cranford district at the local sugar beet growers' annuel banquet. Mrs. Gregus was also recognized as "the good woman behind a good man" when Mr. Gregus pinned on the conventlal corsage which has become a symbol during the 35 years the banquets have been held in the district. Mr. Gregus' tonnage was 24.80 per acre on a 19.4 acre farm, over 10 tons above the 1970 average for south Alberta (14.25) in a year when beet crops yielded one ton below the previous season. Paul Gregus honored TABER (HNS) - Sugar beet king this year is Paul Gregus. The Taber-Barnwell - Cran-fcrd district boasted 12 growers with over 21 tons per acre, the others being: Frank Pavka 23.73 (45.3 acres), John Wagner 23.68 (45.0), Diamond S. Farms (Shimbashi Bros.) 22.78 (45.0), John Machaoek 22.56 (20.5), C. S. F. Ltd. 22.53 (32.0), Mrs. Maude Harris 22.24 (20.5), H. Vandersteen 22.15 ( 32.5) Jerry Bartosek 21.65 (58.5), Frank Koncz 21.52 (19.2), Rudy Gregus 21.49 (19.4) and Laddie Pavka 21.23 (42.5 acres). Top growers in the Vauxhall district, announced by Mr. Jensen, were Peter Vander Dungen 1S.32 tons per acre on 56.5 acres. Kanagawa Farms 18.76 on 208.4 acres, and Karl and Frank Malesan 18.63 on 93.5 acres. Taber's new community auditorium proved more than adequate for the largest annual social event of the district. The. 35th annual beet growers' banquet saw about 800 served a roast beef dinner by the local CWL though many invited guests were absent because of bad weather or other social engagements. Head table guests included Douglas Miller, MLA, Alberta beet growers' president L. R. Jensen, Magrath, local officers, and Mayor Arthur H. Avery and their wives. Mr. Avery brought greetings from the town. Snow vehicles not wanted in town RAYMOND (HNS) - Mayor Graham and council recently took a dun view of the abuse being shown by snowmobile drivers in the town for the town bylaw governing these machines. Councillor Robert Holt, chairman of the police committee was given unanimous support from the mayor and council when he asked for the feeling of the council regarding full support for the bylaw. Chief of Police Ira Bourne has now been told to strictly enforce the law. Streets may no longer be used for the sport machines. SAVE NOW ON HEATING COSTS WITH YEAR-ROUND COMFORT ADDED RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS Cut your fuel bills by up to average of 50% Most important now as fuel costs are increasing INSULATE NOW WITH BLOWN FIBREGLAS INSULATION 24 Ytars Exparitnct, All Work Guaranteed FREE ESTIMATES in all points in Southern Albtrta and B.C. ALBERTA HOME INSULATION CO. Phone 327-6386 and 327-0092 P.O. Box SSI-2-7 FAIRVIEW SUBDIVISION, IETHBROCE Taber seeks some control on highways TABER (HNS) - A resolu-' tion designed to give municipal governments control over provincial highways passing tlirough, and forming part of the local road system, is to be proposed by the town of Taber at the next meeting of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association. Councillor Wayne L. Gough made the recommendation. A 49th St. access to Highway 3 was refused by the provincial government. Speed limits on Highway 3 were set by the town council. Mr. Gough suggested if the town is authorized to set speed limits', it should have some authority to provide access and exit to the highway. Council had before it a planning appeal board order respecting an appeal by developer Norman A. Long who sought an access and median crossing from Highway 3 to property on land annexed by the town one year ago on which he proposed to contract motor hotel and restaurant facilities. The board denied the appeal, upholding a decision by the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission against such development. District doings Tractor fire COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale volunteer fire brigade answered a call to the John Thiessen farm northwest of Coaldale to put out a tractor fire. Fire Chief George King reported the tractor is a total lost. The tractor was outside and not operating when the fire occurred. 33 charges COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale police department received 176 calls during December and a total of 33 charges were laid. Two were under the Criminal Code and 31 under the Highway Traffic Act Fines totalled $624. A guard for prisoners held was required five times for a total of 21 hours. A new telephone unit will be installed in the police cruiser. Married in Greenock, Scotland McLachlans honored at Coutls COUTTS (HNS) - Mr. and An open house reception was Mrs. Hugh McLachlan were held in the home of their son-in-honored on the occasion of law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. their 50th wedding anniversary. DeWaync Ford of Coutts. MR. AND MRS. HUGH McLACHLAN Pension, aged security questions to be answered More than 175 friends and datives called during the afternoon and evening. All the family were present, thtir four sons; Hugh and family of Ottawa; Samuel and family, Edmonton; Andrew and family, Calgary; Alexander and family, Camrose; and daughter Mrs. DeWayne (Margaret) Ford and family, Coutts. This was the first time In 14 years all the family was together. A total of 15 of their grandchildren were present. They also have four great granddaughters who did not attend. Margaret Campbell and Hugh McLachlan were married in Greenock, Scotland, in the United Free Church, by Rev. Buchanan, Jan. 10, 1921. Their attendants were Jennie Campbell and Archie McLachlan. Mr. and Mrs. McLachlan came to this country in 1923 and settled in the St. Kilda district east of Coutts. Living there for six years, they then moved to a farm in the Clar-inda district, east of Coutts, where they lived for five years. In 1934 Mr. McLachlan was employed by the federal government as a customs and excise officer in charge of the Port of Entry at Aden in the southeast corner. The Lethbridge District office of Canada Pension Plan will hold itinerant office in south Alberta as a public service. An official of the office will be in Nanton from 10 a.m. to noon and in Claresholm from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 Jan. #8. He will be in Fort Macleod from 9 a.m. to 10:30 Jan. 29. The field officer will answer queries on the Canada' Pension Plan, old age security and the guaranteed income supplement, i He will also provide assistance in the filing of applica tions for benefits under these programs. They continued to live tliere until Mr. McLachlan retired in 1J.63. Their present home is in Milk River. Town seeks water advice COALDALE (HNS) - Town council will meet with officials of consulting engineering firms to discuss the town's problem of additional water storage and water treating facilities. The town is concerned about the limited water supply. Wages hiked RAYMOND (HNS) - Seven full-time town employees have been given a five per cent wage increase for the year. . Pump purchase approved RAYMOND (HNS) - there will be a new low lift pump placed at the west water intake at the reservoir. Mayor Robert Graham disclosed the cost of the new unit will be $6,500. At the first of the new year water rates for both domestic and commercial use were increased: in the domestic field from $40 to $60 a year. Architect to draft plans for station COALDALE (HNS) - Town council recently authorized the police commission to engage an architect to have detailed line drawings prepared of the proposed new police building. Cost of the building is estimated to be $60,000. The provincial government would con-tribute two-thirds of the. amount or $40,000. The department has stated a person going to court should not have to be associated with the police station. A two-part building is proposed. Water, sewer loan okayed TABER (HNS) - Completion of financial arrangements for tho Barnwel) water and sewer system installation (constructed last fall) was reported at a recent meeting of the Taber MD council. Approval of a loan and receipt of debentures in the amount of $150,800 from Alberta Municipal Finance Corporation was noted. The debentures are for a 25-year term, and bear interest at 8% per cent. A further $20,000 loan has been approved by Central Housing and Mortgage Corporation under the federal government's municipal assistance program by which a portion of the loan is forgivable. These funds will be obtained at a later date, the loan being for 25 years and the interest rate Z'A per cent. Application of the CMHC funds is to the sewer system, while the AMFC funds go to both projects. OKAY LIGHTS COALDALE (HNS) - Three street lights will be installed in the newly-developed area on the west end of 21st Ave. A and 22nd Ave. Mayor A. F. Blakie says the budget provides for a total of 10 street light installations in 1971. Hoop test January 30 at Stirling STIRLING (HNS) - A one-day "C" tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 30, with teams invited from Magrath, Raymond, Warner, St. Mary's Indians, and Catholic Central. Stirling players are Marty Hirsche, Dick Pengilly, Scott Perret, Spencer Zaugg, Rickie Schaufert, Tim Hill, Zoltie N'agy, Terry Lcvine, Marvin Schaufert. David Galon, Dale Nelson. The "C" team is coached by Kent Wood. The "B" club is coached by Jack Hicken, one-time Raymond Comet player and four-year player for the University of Alberta. He is also of Doug's Alberta Champion Team. The Stirling team recently won the Southwest Conference Tourney at Coaldale. Players are Gordon Pengilly, Paul Zaugg, Brent Herget, Desie McKec, Ferris Zaugg, Brian Peterson, Gary Nillsen, Fred Romeril, Larry Webster. Clean-up urged COALDALE (HNS) - Homeowners with unsightly properties will receive notices and if they do not heed the warning they will be prosecuted according to a town bylaw. Council hoped the undesire-able conditions would be cleared up without the need to resort to drastic measures. EMO parley COALDALE (HNS) - Town i council has been informed of the Alberta Municipal Conference on Emergency Measures for 1971. It is scheduled to be held Feb. 11 and 12 at the Palliser Hotel in Calgary. The matter was referred to Len Scheibner, Coaldale's coordinator for Emergency Measures Organization. Arts, crafts COALDALE (HNS) - Coaldale Arts and Crafts club plans to meet at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at the home of Mrs. A. F. Blakie, 2216 16 St. Lunch will be served by Mrs. Erie Graham, president. Table proposal COALDALE (HNS) - Town council agreed to table a proposed plan, submitted by Calgary Power, for a power line extension. The letter from the power company suggested two possibilities. The extensions are needed by the new Sportplex as ultimate electrical load on these facilities will be too large for the town's 2,400-volt distribution system. Welcome to Heidelberg The sparkling new beer from Carting. Cool brewed from the choicest hops and malt and pure Rocky Mountain spring water. MOWERS odd TILLERS MOM MOTOR MOWER  17 3rd AVENUE SOUTH PHONE 327-2669 Welcome to Heidelberg Beer. A bright sparkling beer brewed from pure natural Rocky Mountain spring water. The finest golden barley malt. And the choicest British Columbia and high prime Hallertau hops. Heidelberg Beer is cool brewed, for your enjoyment, by the brewmaster at Carling who carries on a tradition of skill and craftsmanship of over 130 years in Canadian brewing. Heidelberg Beer is so bright, so lively and so brimful of flavor it brings a fresh new feeling to your drinking pleasure. Give a welcome to a cold glass of Heidelberg today. It's a welcome that never wears out because every Heidelberg is as crisp and as satisfying as the first. The sparkling new beer In the distinctive keg bottle. ;