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Lethbridge Herald {Newspaper} - 1974-01-21,Lethbridge, Alberta Taber MD sets March 20 for ratepayers TABeJR (HNS) - Th« 197« annual meeting of ratepayers of U)« Municipal District of Taber No. 14 will be held at 1;3Q p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion ball, March 20, a recent meeting of the MD council decided. This will be the third general meeting of ratepayers, two previous unofficial meetings having been held regarding the development control by-law authored by the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission. The second such "hearing” on the control by-law held Jan. 10 drew a good turn-out of farmers who overwhelmingly rejected the principle of control over development on their properties. First reading of the by-law had been passed by council prior to the public hearings. At its January meeting, council was not convinced of the merits of development control as set down in the by-law, and similarly defeated the legislation at second reading stage. What happens now could be anybody’s guess. Secretary -treasurer Douglas Francis says that if a proposed Foremost weaving workshop FOREMOST (Special) -Primitive weaving will be the subject of workshop Jan. 28 at Foremost Community Hall from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The free course will be conducted by Yvonne Kennedy and Karen Gilmore, district hoine economists. Object is to introduce several primitive looms and basic weaving techniques. The course is short and only a limited number of looms can be set up in two hours. Written Instructions are available for all looms to those who take part. The program is offered as’ part of the extension program of the department of agriculture. regional plan for the Oldman River region is approved, each supporting municipality must have passed a develop m«it control by-law withm the iuilowing six months. In other municipal by-law business, the MD council passed annual legislation providing for the application of the Tax Consolidation Act in 1974. Sparwood aldermen sworn in NATAL iHIn&J — Two new aldermen, Gil Brust and Victor Gorda, and incumbent alderman Frank Fairclough, recently were sworn into office at the regular meeting of the District of Sparwood council. Council committees for 1974 are: Finance: Robert Thomson and Frank Fairclough. Public works; Joe Altomare and Gil Brust. Health, safety and pollution; Reg Taylor and Robert Thomson. Recreation commission: Gil Brust and Victor Gorda. Planning board and land development; Frank Fairclough and Reg Taylor. Fire, civil defence and ambulance; Reg Taylor and Gil Brust. Parks and cemetery: Joe Altomare and Victor Gorda. Public relations and advertising: Robert Thomson and Joe Altomare. Regional hospital board: Reg Taylor. Senior citizens representative: Robert;^ Thomson and Victor Gorda. Hospital director Blairmore appointed prepares ice revue BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) — Walt Disney On Ice will be the theme for the Crowsnest Pass Figure Skating Gubs’ ice show in the Blairmore arena, March 2. The curtain will rise at 7 p.m More than 100 young skaters are practising diligently to present a colorful ice revue. Skaters from all of the Pass towns as well as several guest artists and local club professional, Ramona Shemko will perform. Club president Glenda Chamberlin said that the program will include such numbers as Alice in Wonderland, Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, Ten Little Indians, Bambi, Mary Poppins, Snow White, Robin Hood, Mickey and Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck Mothers of the skaters are preparing the costumes for the young people. gf Ni ■The Heralil' District - Immigrant says Canada ^best’ TABER (HNS) - Rudolph A. Roll of Hays has been appointed a member of the Taber General Hospital's board of directors. Mr. Roll fills a vacancy on the board occasioned by the removal of Russell V. Bacon who now resides in Taber. Appointed at a recent meeting of the Taber MD council, Mr. Roll will hold office until the next municipal [eneral election slated for ovember. Winter fun A handful of young Lundbreck skaters take advantage of good weather and an excellent sheet of ice to get in a little skating and hockey. Basin for the rink was scraped out by a grader, levelled off, watered and Jack Frost did the rest. Even a dog enjoys the resulting tun. VEHN DECOUX pholo Wildlife officers elected COALDALE (HNS) - Len Steinbrenner tias been elected president of the Coaldale and District Fish and Game Association. New officers are: Ed (Tex) Wiebe, vice-president; Tom Sprinkle, secretary; and Eric Nikkei, treasurer. Club directors are Frank Molnar, Jack Shondruk, Colin Smith and Art Ronne. Committees are headed by Ron Dyck, Mr. Wiebe, Duncan Lloyd, Jack Neufeld, John Langeman, George Begany, Elvin Nikkei, Bob Skiba, Glen Cale, Mel Vaselenak, Harold Unger, Vic Rogalsky and Dave Neufeld. Power lines, distress Pass road folk BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) — Residents of the Crowsnest Pass are becoming conscious of the beauty of this mountain valley and are rebelling at the suggested locations of proposed routes for power lines and highways through this park like area. Hearings on the proposed 240 KVA Calgary Power lines are to begin in Blaimiore on Jan. 21. Residents in the district and town councils are protesting the location of the high towers in the near vicinity of the town as it is felt the clearing of land for the power line will despoil the beauty of the area. A brief drawn up and prepared by interested citizens suggests that the wwer line be taken complete-y out of the area or Pass corridor. Location of the proposed Highway 3 through the Pass has also created considerable reaction among the towns and people of the Pass. After hearing the feelings of a delegation of Blairmore citizens this week, Blairmore council approved and endorsed the suggestion that a peti* tion be circulated In town protesting the proposed route and suggesting an alternate route. Grant Hall, local phar- Trailer taxes sought at Pincher Well pipe kills man BROOKS (CP) — Wayne Francis Plasnik, 19, of Edmonton, was killed Friday afternoon in a well-servicing accident near this town 90 miles southeast of Calgary. RCMP said a high-pressure pipe broke, hitting him on the head. An investigati<»i is continuing and an autopsy will be performed. PINCHER CREEK (Special) — Legal action will be taken against persons delinquent in trailer taxes, Uie same as the case with ambulance accounts, council decided at a recent meeting. Mayor Teran and Mr. J. Crawford, treasurer, were authorized to sign a Priority Employment Program agreement with the department of environment for the rip-rapping to be done along the creek to prevent the loss of the soil along the banks. The town has entered into Hockey team on tour Taber’s Tater Chiefs won three and lost three in the Southern California holiday ice hockey tournament played in the West Covina ice arena in December. Placing first was a hockey (earn from Burnaby, B.C. Taber macist and spokesman for the group suggested that the present highway be upgraded and that when this two lane highway becomes incapable of handling the expected increase in traffic that the proposed four lane highway be built and located completely out of the Pass. Mr. Hall stated that a door-to-door canvass of all persons livhig on the north side of the Crowsnest River in Blairmore had been made and 80 per cent of these people did not want the highway to go on the north side of the river. A canvass was also made in the area of homes lying between Uie main street north to the Crowsnest river and of the 23 homeowners contacted, 22 were against the proposed location of the lughway. Coleman as well feel that the proposed location of the highway would create many problems for the e^^nding town as new subdivisions would be bordered and crossed by the highway and much valuable residential land rendered useless. Coal mines in the area have -spent considerable sums of monies during th« past few years to clean up some slack piles, seed others and level off and contour lands that were formerly used for mine developments. IRON SPRINGS (HNS) ~ ‘'This is the best country in the world," says Coleman Gostola of iron Springs. He recently celebrated his 81st birthday. Bom at Himod, Hungary, Mr. Gostola came to this country in 1927. He tried various jobs before coming to western Canada where he has spent most of his life. His first job was as a railroad worker between Winnipeg and Port Churchill. He then went to Montreal where he worked as a laborer, and then to Trois Riviers where he worked in a paper factory. In 1929 he came west and got employment with the Hofer Brethren at Rayley. His wife and children came from Hungary. The next year he worked on the Ed Rothe ranch at Kimball- In the spring of 1931 he moved again, this time to the Henry Flock farm at Taylorville where he spent the next three years. In 1934 he went to the G. W. Evans farm east of Raymond, staying there until 1938 at which time he moved to Iron Springs and rented a farm from Charles Harvie. Seven a years later he purchased farm east of Iron Springs from the late Charles Oseen. He and his wife are still living on tills farm and he is still very active.    • Their five daughters and three sons alt reside m Canada. Trophy for Scout camp CLARESHOLM (Special) -The Doug Mackin Memorial Trophy has been presented by Mrs. Gladys Mackin and family to the 1st Claresholm Boy Scout Troop for its annual competition. The trophy will be awarded to the top scout at winter camp. Mr. Mackin was a scoutmaster and keen worker for scouting before his death four years ago. He began negotiations for purchase of an unused rural school which was moved into town and became a scout hall, since named Mackin Hall. SHELDONS PROMOTION SALE ONE DAY ONLY THURSDAY. JANUARY 24th 516-3rd AVE. S. NOW — WITH EVERY DOZEN EGGS A CHANCE TO WIN an agreement with the department for their portion of the cost which amounts to |3,000. Civic Automotive Ltd. requested consideration of an additional approach from their property to Waterton Highway. Council approved in principle the provision of an additional approach from the Civic Automotive Co. to the main Waterton Highway, it being understood that the responsibility for payins for such an approach shall be later negotiated between the town and the company. ONEPOZEIjg à 'Entry forms and details of iAIberta Egg Producers’HAWAIIAN^ HOLIDAY lucky draw are in every carton of [Alberta fresh eggs. Shop for eggs this week and mail your entry for a chance to win! Simfii^t#HAWAIIAN HOLIDAYFOR TWO SrrsnQSd    jcimi/lioveiRd. 9    9 Hw*    €39 rnl< Avi't-iim’s w C.il'hi'Y Allnn.i or one of the 16 prizes of SUNBEAM Small Appliances (4 awarded each weeig Four other lucky winners of a 52-week supply of two dozen Alberta Fresh Eggs each week^ **ONE DOZEN DAYS IN HAWAII” is sponsored by the ALBERTA EGG AND FOWL MARKETING BOARD placed third. Tfve boys were guests in the homes of Norwalk players who took them to the fanned Knotts Berry Farm, the Boston-Los Angeles NHL hockey game, and Disneyland. ;