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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Legion Honors Veterans liy MRS. ED LUNN Special Correspondent PINCHER CREEK The Royal Canadian Legion of Pin- cher Creek recently honored a number of veterans who had 25 years' continuous service with the Legion. These awards were unique in the fact that these members have had continuous service with Branch No. 43. The presentation of pins was made by the chairman of mem- bership Doug Andrews. Pins were given to the follow- ing: Arthur Ames, Merle Bond, Vince Bowen, Jim Cisar. Bill TOP ESSAYISTS-Marie Therriault, Vicki Dressl, K. C. Petrone and Diana Everts gather at the recent Royal Canadian Legion awards banquet at Pincher Creek recently. Ed Lunn Photo Everts, Leon Everts, Pete Cairns of Crcston, James Hew- itt, Edmonton, George Lynch- S'tauhtpn, Edmonton, Charlie McClain, Dave Poettecker, Pete Robertson, J. W. (Tippy) Rob- ertson, George Cummings, Du- ane Bond, John Jackson, Ben- ton Murphy, Tom Patterson, William Cornyn, Gordon Scho- ening and Xavicr Desbiens. A banquet and dance was held to further honor'the com- rades. Head table guests were: Rul on Hirsche, 3rd vice-president of tlie provincial command; Rus- ty Owens, district commander of District 6; Madam Goddard, district commander of the lad- ies auxiliary and her husband, Doug Andrews, chairman of the membership committee and his wife Shirley. Also on hand were Billy Skelly, chairman of sports and us wife Nat, president of the .adies auxiliary No. 43; presi- dent of branch 43 Bill Everts and his wife Mary. In line with their many youth activities, awards were made to vinners in the essay contest on ,he topic Remembrance Day. BRANCH LEVEL First at Senior Level: Diana Everts; first at Junior Level: C. Petrone. ZONE LEVEL 1st Senior Level: Marie Ther- 1st Junior Level, Vicki Dressel. DISTRICT LEVEL 2nd in Senior Level, Marie Therriault; 1st in junior level, Vicki Dressel. Wednesday, July 1970 THE tETHBRIDGE HERAtD It Wootca MARK ANNIVERSARY-Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Mellafont celebrated their 25fh wedding anniversary recently with a dance in the Coutts Civic Centre. The table was centred with a wedding cake, made by Mrs. Marcella Thielen. Gordon Thompson presented the couple with a wishing well gift from the community. The 140 guests of the evening were from Fort McMurray, White Court, Leih- bridge, Magraih, Stirling, Coaldale, Milk River, Coutts and Sweetgrass, Mont. Hacke Photo Access Road Is Approved Boys' Adjustable Vamp Sandals Smooth leather. Dark Brown. Sizes 9 to 13 and 1 to 3. Reg. Woolco Price 2.29. CLEARANCE 1. Misses' Open Heel Sandals 1. Natural colored smooth leafher with adjustable vamp. Sizes 10 to 13 and 1 to 3. Reg. Woolco Price 2.29. CLEARANCE ladies' Assorted Vinyl Sandals Choose from White, Brown ond Tan. Sizes 6 to 8. Reg. Woolco Price 3.44. CLEARANCE 2. Ladies' Berrando Sandals Ton. Sizes 614 lo 9. Reg. Woolco Price 4.44. CLEARANCE 2. Men's Vinyl Cross Band Sandals Open heel ond toe stylo. Brown and Black. Sizes 8 to 12. Reg. Wooleo Price 1.88. CLEARANCE 1.45 Ladies' Raffia Straw Shoes 2 eye tie style. Sizes 5 lo 9. Reg. Woolco Price 4.77. CLEARANCE 2. Men's Cross Band Sandals With foam soles. Brown only. Sizes 6 to 8. Reg. Woolco Price 3.97. CLEARANCE 3.33 Men's One Strap Sandals Closed toe style. Dark Brown. Sizes 6 to 11. Reg. Woolco Pries 5.97. CLEARANCE 4. 'Super Summer Sale' is a total Woolco effort to bring you a month of outstanding values. Specially picked, specially priced to suit your family budget. Open Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. )o 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. lo 1 p.m.; Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. te 9 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. la 6 p.m. By ROSS GIBB Herald News Service TABER The possibility of an access road from Highway to serve a proposed motel development south of the high- way between 50th Ave. and the Highway 36 intersection one- half mile to the west has been approved by the department of highways and transport. In a letter to Mayor Arthur H. Avery, copy to the Taber Chamber of Commerce, High- ways Minister E. Taylor said that an onsite study indicated an exit from the east-bound traffic lane of the divided highway can be installed. No cross-over of the de- pressed median would be con- sidered. Mr. Taylor was responding to a visit paid by Mayor Avery and advised the costs of such construction is to be at the ac- count of tlie Town of Taber or the developer. Mr. Taylor also pointed out that the design of the present highway through the town was agreed to by tlie mayor arid town council prior to construc- tion at that time there was great dissatisfaction with the conflicts of traffic. It was agreed that the highway part would be permitted to function as a highway for through traf- fic and would not be reduced to a town street. Jan. 1 the town annexed the land west of the town limits to Highway 36. .The necessity for an access to the new prop- erty is of recent origin. With the single exit approved, east-bound traffic will have to travel to the Highway 36 junc- tion, reversing direction onto the east-bound lane to enter the motor hotel development. Regional Group Assumes Garbage Administration CRANBROOK (Special) With letters patent now in hand, the Regional District of East Kootenay has taken over administration of rural refuse grounds from the department of highways. Starting date was July 1, but weight of the problem, sanitary disposal of an estimated 23 tons of refuse daily, will allow a fairly gradual transition of the responsibility. Budgeted is maximum 000. RDEK assistant planner David Phelps made a survey of existing disposal grounds in June and showed the June joard meeting slides of all 28 grounds and reported their good and bad points. Most criticism was directed at cases where refuse was di- rectly dumped into water or water-courses. He said locations must make t impossible for pollution of surface or groundwater from refuse, easily accessible and maintained and create no fire or health hazard. RDEK planner Alfred. Mille reported almost all would hav to be relocated, and the existin dump areas reclaimed. Working theory establishes 31 new rural disposal grounds lo cated within five miles range o rural settlements. It also establishes priority t fit the limited budget.for ties which range from Fording Riv er on the Upper Elk system t Wilmer and Edgewater to th American boundary, existin and developing resort lakes anc where industrial residentia populations are centering. New locations must be chosen to conform with minimum pollu tion control standards, and suit able for later sanitary fill afte 10 to 15 years use, then rehabili tated and sealed with suitable soil and planted in grass. All the dumps must be li censed by the end of 1970 al Iiough prohibitions also include Jravel beds and gullies besides water and water courses am may create difficulties in find ing sites. Department of high ways will be asked to clean up disused dumps as new approvec dumps come into service. Many Awards Presented At Iron Springs School College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive IRON SPRINGS HuntsviUe School held its an- nual Awards "Night recently with Min Yoshida, president of lire Iron Springs Home and School Association acting as Ulaster of Ceremonies. The reading award for grade one was awarded to Scott Reiter, grade two, Dean Iwamoto, and grade three, Lori Noble. The mathematics a c h i e V ement award for grade four was pre- sented to Scott Richardson, grade five, Eddie Schuld, and grade six, Michael Furukawa. The school spelling award was presented to Lori Noble. The grade one printing award went to Caroline VerStecg, while the writing awards for grades two and five went to Ronnie Sauer and Slicri Noble. Prizes for the best kept nolo- books went Cir.Jv nyukawa, grade one; Anita Verslceg in 5rade two; grade 3. Sharon schuld and Esther Oga; grade :our, Linda Ayukawa; grade 5, Susan Warren and Sandra Yal- owega; and grade six, Grace Tamminga and Wade Richard- son. Research awards were pre- sented to the outstanding sci- ence students in grade six and were won by Richard Oga, Terri Richardson, and Cathy Takeda. The creative writing award, presented annually by Mrs. L. K. Haney, was won by Donald Oga, and he read his selection at the program. The boys' sports award was won by Soren Christensen and Douglas Nieboer, while the girls' sports award was won by Wendy Iwa- moto and Barbara Hancy. Perfect attendance awards were presented to Danny Caru- so, Susan Warren, Terry Jor- 'enson, Susan Hsr.cy, Grace Wendy Iwamoto, Sandra Ynlowega, Michelle Jor- genson, Mark Sauer, Brian Tamminga, Lori Noble, Esther Oga, Debbie Sauer, and Dar- win Sauer, i Marked luci-ease In Building Pei'iniLs Kootenay Revenue Up NATAL (HNS) Total reve- nue for 1969 for the Regional District of East Kootenay was as compared to in 1968. Expenditure figures were and re- spectively. Building permits brought in last year, up nearly 000 over the previous year. Rents earned but o n 1 y ?520 in 1969. Interest revenue was up, in 1969 and in 1968. Service charges for planning, inspection, assessment and administration, totalled in 1969 and in 1968. Although provincial gov e r n- m e n t contributions remained the same, at member' municipalities gave as compared to the 1968 figure of Expenditure for general gov- ernment was up some to Protective inspection costs were up only slightly from to and Home Nursing Service still cost but this year the RDEK paid for ambulance ser- vice that was not in last year's budget. The Regional District also made an outlay of fof a regional park. There was no similar expenditure in 1968. Debt charges increased just over to A con- tribution of to a feasibil- ity study reserve fund was new this year, but contribution to general capital and loan funds was down slightly, to from The largest slice of the reve- nue came from member mu- nicipalities' contributions, G6.8 psr cent. Service charges brought 9.1 per cent of revenue; building permits, 8.4 per cent the year's surplus (which at was about twice as big as last 7.6 per cent; provincial government conlribu- tions, 6.2 per cent and miscel- laneous 1.9 per cent. .General government cost 49.7 per cent of total expenditures and it was broken down into: planning and zoning, 19.4 per cent; administrative, 16.3 per cent; executive legislative, 4.9 per cent and other, 9.1 per cent. Other expenditures included prot e c t i v e inspections and health, 16 per cent; debt char- 11 per1 cent; contributions to the feasibility study reserve fund, 5.6 per cent; contribuiton to the general capital and loan fund, 1.9 psr cent; and miscel- laneous, .1 per cent. The sur- plus accounts for 14.8 per cent of expenditure. Board chairman Henry Nel- son reported, "As we increase our experience, we increase our workload, and 1969 has proven to be no exception to this rule. Application and recommenda- tions have been put forth to the provincial government covering additional functions which should lead the 1970 board to a most exciting year." Moi'e than was spent on the Urban Renewal Scheme involving Natal and Spanvood. Fifty six properties in Natal were demolished; it is "anticipated that a considerable emigration of residential people should take place between Nat- al and Spanvood during 1970." Mr. Bertoia's report con- tinues: "The Regional District of East Kootenay is facing one of the most I'apid economic grovvth patterns of. any area within the province. This has created with the expansion by way of heavy industry, a num- ber of service problems which involve considerable time of the Regional District staff. It is now more essential than ever before that zoning regulation be put into effect within the district." SAVE Up to 3.50 1.38 PER GALLON PER QUART Reg. Woolco Price 8.99 to 11.47 Reg. Woolco Price 2.74 to 3.97 1.97 Per GALLON Per QUART INTERIOR LATEX OIL BASE HOUSEPAINT LATEX SEMI-GLOSS LATEX HOUSEPAINT ALKYD SEMI-GLOSS HIGH-GLOSS ENAMEL (1500 COLOURS TINTED FREE) T.P.V. INTERIOR LATEX WHITE SPECIAL GALLON 3.99 WHITE SEMI-GLOSS ENAMEL WHITE HOUSE PAINT OIL BASE WHITE LATEX HOUSE PAINT 'Super Summer Sale' ii a total Woolco effort to bring you a month of out- standing values. Specially picked, specially priced to suit your family budget. Monday and Tuoday 9 a.m. lo t p.m.; Wtdnudoy a.m. lo 1 p.m.; Thurlday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday I a.m. lo 6 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive ;