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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta July LETHBRIDGE HERALD-15 I The South In short i Town supports district TABER Town of Taber Council is sup- porting an application to the Alberta Hospital Services Commission for the establishment of a Taber Aux- iliary Hospital and Nursing Home District. Council's action resulted from a request from the local hospital board following on a recommendation by the AHS Commission. Earlier in the represen- tatives of the local health services planning committee had met with the resulting in the current recommendation. Tax payment approved TABER Agreement has been reached between the Town of Taber and Alta-Fresh Produce for the payment of back taxes amounting to some The company will pay per month for 10 years in addition to J974 taxes until the arrears are paid. The town will not add penalties unless the company fails to comply with the agreement About four years ago when the company was in poor financial agreement was then reached for the payment of current taxes on a monthly basis with no penalties added. The payments have been made as agreed. Taber to sell land TABER Acting on an informal application by a private the town recently offered an area between 62nd and 64th Avenues east of 56th St. for sale as a trailer court development. The price is per acre. the developer is required to submit plans lor the entire development including plot plan and building details. Some 9.5 acres is involved in the pro- ject. Council also agreed to allow C J Sand and Gravel access to their property through the town disposal grounds. The firm will install a cattle guard in the dividing fence Council also agreed to co operate with the firm in a gravel crushing contract when crushed gravel is re- quired. The town's 1974 assessment role was adopted as the basis lor the 1975 assessment role a requirement under the assessment act An application by Rudy Enns to set up a retail trailer bales business west of Heritage Motor Hotel was referred to the municipal planning commission. Approval was given an application by Taber Building Sales for the purchase of a residential lot on 52nd St. north ol 60th Ave at a price of An application by Alma Jensen to purchase a lot at St on 60th Ave. was tabled pending a decision as to the replotting of the block concerned. Departments set record NATAL Three departments of Kaiser Resources Ltd. operations at Sparwood completed the month of June without a time-loss injury compared with a total of 18 incurred by all other departments. The injury-free departments were Elkview Harmer Elkview and Balmer North Klkview production now has the best safety record of all departments with one reportable injury for the year which took place last February. A retroactive injury dating back to April and another in June spoiled the previous accident-free record of the Elkview maintenance department. New controller appointed B.C. The appointment of Bent H. Larsen as controller of Kaiser Resources Ltd. was recently announced by H. E. vice finance and planning. Mr. a chartered has been assis- tant controller since 1973. He will continue to have his office at B.C. Mr. Larsen joined Kaiser Resources Ltd. in 1971 as supervisor of corporate accounting and a year later was appointed manager of accounting services. Previous to joining the he served for seven years in public practice with Touche Ross Co. at Vancouver and and for six years had his own practice in accounting and in the computer in- dustry. Teen dance Friday SPARWOOD A teen dance will be held Fri- day evening with music by a rock band. The dance will be held at the recreation complex. A canoeing clinic was held recently at Grave Lake. Martin Olson of Lake Louise gave instructions in techniques and discussed what to look for in buying canoes and equipment. Further outings planned for this summer by the recreation director include a water ski clinic to be held beginning July 22. Sparwood's Playground program is featuring a Through this week with events plann- ed on a time machine theme. A few of the special ac-. tivities include a spaghetti lunch and a swim party at Fernie Wednesday. This weekend the Sparwood teens are cycling on an overnight trip to Rosen Lake. Anyone 13 and older who has a 5-speed or 10-speed bike may attend. The Sparwood teen drop-in will be held from Sunday to Thursday every from 7 to 11 each night. The Friday evening program has been cancelled due to lack of attendance. 'Pass skaters at school HILLCREST Chris Maloff of Hillcrest. the winner of the Crowsnest Pass Figure Skating Club is attending the C.F.S A. sanctioned skating school in B.C. Among the other local skaters attending the Nelson school are Jeanette Beigun and Susan MacLeod of Coleman and Roxanne VanWyk of Bellevue. The Crowsnest Pass Figure Skating Clubs second an- nual the tea will be held in the Blairmore Credit Union office from 2-5 p.m. on Sept. 28. A bake sale and cake raffle will be held in conjunction with this event. Sparwood pensioners host SPARWOOD The Sparwood Old Age Pen- sioners Organization will host a group from Lethbridge Tuesday. The Lethbridge group will arrive at p.m. at the Union Hall and will be served then taken on a tour of Kaiser Resources. Martha shower conducted COUTTS Gabi Martha was honored recent- ly with a shower in the Coutts Civic Centre. About 45 guests were present. Dawn Mellafont and Sonya Martha assisted the bride at the gift table. Mary Ann Martha recorded the gifts. Miss Martha will be married to Mr. Neil Mellafont. Exotic cattle to be promoted here Lethbridge and district has been selected to kick off a five-day tour sponsored by the Alberta Chianina Association. Roy Niedermier of area chairman tor the said a film featuring the Chianina cattle breed will highlight opening activities at the El Rancho Motor Hotel Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. At 8'30 a motorcade will leave Lethbridge for the Neidermier six miles east of the Green Acres Drive In to view the first set of Chianina the world's largest animals. Lindy Smith's cattle in the Wilson Siding district and animals at Beaton's Farm and Ranch at New Dayton will conclude the morning portion. Following lunch in the tour will move to Brewin Ranches at Purple Springs. Cattle owned by CanAm Co. Ltd. and Alex Sera will be shown at Coaldale. Sports school use of town ice approved The tour 'will officially end at the Lethbridge Research Station at about 5 p.m. with both male and female purebred Chianina cattle on display. The tour will move to the Calgary area Aug. 3 and 4 and Aug. 5 it will be in the Ed- monton Lacombe region. Mr. Neidermier said the tour is open to all cattlemen interested in the Chianina breed. The majority of the cattle on display during the tour will be half blood heifers and three quarter blood calves. A pen of half blood bulls on feed for fattening will also be included. CP Rail land interests firms in Blairmore city locations BLAIRMORE Industry has shown an interest in buying portions of the CP Rail right of way through should the land ever revert to Crown The Hcrald- Districi Sterilization issue still unsettled at hospital PINCHER CREEK No decision has been taken regarding policy on sterilization at St Vincent's the Most Rev. Paul J. bishop of the Diocese of Calgary said yesterday. The medical staff of the had earlier asked the bishop to abolish the Medico Moral Committee so that women requesting steriliza- tion could have the procedure carried out after consultation with their family doctor. At the applications have to be made on behalf of the patient by two doctors and then submitted to a five- member committee. Unanimous approval is re- quired from the which consists of two Catholic one Catholic two doctors and the hospital ad- ministrator before permission can be granted. The doctors made the re- quest because St. Vincent's is the only facility in Pincher Creek where the operation can be performed and because the sisters who formerly ran the hospital now have largely withdrawn from active nurs- Cardston street narrow CARDSTON Cardston citizens on 4th Street West between 1st and 2nd Avenues West were aroused Saturday morning as machines were preparing ex- cavations for curbs and making a 40-foot wide street. Residents along the street complained that a street that narrow would not allow for sufficient parking space for functions in the United Church hall. Town fathers decided in the first place that a 60-foot wide street would cause driveways to be too steep for residents on the north end. After a hasty meeting on the spot by Mayor Lloyd Secretary Keith Be vans and Councilman Vern it appeared they were consider- ing widening the street to 60 feet over the protests of the north end residents. citizens along the street and the United Church Council were prepar- ing a petition to widen the street. TABER of the Taber Centre ice facilities for figure skating and hockey schools from mid-July to the end of August was officially MADGE EQUIPMENT National BALER TWINE PRICE PER BALE 27 95 MADGE EQUIPMENT LTD. MILK Phone 647-3838 or Paul Madge 647-3812 approved by the town council Monday. An agreement between the town and Taber Sports Enterprises Ltd. received council's ratification follow- ing a presentation by recrea- tion superintendent Roy Blais. Use of the curling rink and adjacent skating rink in the west end of the complex com- menced July use of the hockey arena is to commence August 5. Revenue to the based on per day for one and per day when both facilities are will amount to for the season. Extra ice time outside the 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. will draw extra pay. The agreement will be re- negotiable. Under agreement with Sports ice will remain in the arena following the hockey school for use by the Taber Golden Suns- Junior A Hockey whose training schedule commences September 5. PUMPS CKERS VANE PUMPS Preituret to 2500 pii to 3400 rpm Widtit choice of combination Flowi to 164 gpm Available it OLIVER Industrial Supply Ltd. 236 36 St. North Phont 327- 1 571 or contact nMrttl you. ing and administration roles. The bishop said no decision can be taken until the future of St. Vincent's Hospital is determined by the Provincial Government. a salesman told city council recently. According to A. R. who represents Marathon the firms which have expressed interest in purchases have requested that they remain unnamed. Council favored subdivision of the property but preferred the land to be used for light commercial rather than in- dustrial development. Mr. Petrie was requested to provide the town with more information on the type of development planned for the subdivision. Ron Mielke. manager of the baseball re- quested the town assist finan- cially in construction of proper dugouts for the ball teams at the town ball park. He advised that the ex- cavating and brick work for the base of the dugout had been estimated by a contrac- tor and would cost approx- imately Council agreed to support construction of the dugouts to the tune of Other work was also approved for the ball grounds which are being used extensively. Bleachers are to be brought to the ball field from another area in town The ball fields are located on school property and council will advise the school division that further funds will be necessary for additional im- provements to the grounds Alberta Government Telephones will be contacted without delay and advised to clean up alleys in town that were torn up by them last year while laying underground wiring. ACT will also be advised 10 speed up their work of laying underground cable in Blair- more areas that are scheduled lor paving this summer. Coun- cil wants the cable laid before the paving is done so that ire new pavement will not have be torn up and repaired. Council has installed a pedestrian crossing light at the intersection just east of the store to provide safe crot-sing Thats about the size of it What could be more fun than a bottle of Andres Baby A magnum of Andres Baby Duck. The same beautiful blend of robust sparkling red and sparkling u hite With ail the bubbles. But double. The 52 ounce rnajjnum of Andres Babv Duck. It's everything it's quacked up to be. 11 i IIS 01 IISI U1MS BABY DUCK Andres Baby Champagne is also available in the big 52 ounce magnum. ;