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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta July 1974 THE LETHBRIOOE HERALD 17 The Herald' District The South In short Most taxes paid B.C. City treasurer Daryl Bottorff estimates 84 percent of the million plus 1974 city property tax levy was paid by the July 5 he told a City Council meeting this week. Five percent applies on unpaid amounts through July and an additional five percent applies in August. Council reviewed an appeal by an Okanagan trust company requesting exemption from about in tax claim- ing its mortgage property assessment tax here was mailed July but was not received at city hall until the morning of July 8. Past instances have resulted in a ruling that tax payments must be in the office by the closing and a postmark is not councillors decided. Council allowed no exception when it reviewed the appeal at Tuesday's meeting. Grasshoppers attack crops PINCHER CREEK According to figures released by Bob District approximately acres of cropland has been attacked by grasshoppers. The area concerned includes the Peigan Reserve and sec- tions along the Oldman River in the Summerview and reports indicate that green shoots of cereals in many fields have been left as short as a well mowed lawn. The plants are ex- pected to although with a later maturity date. The Municipal District of Pincher Creek has supplied eighty gallons of concentrated at cost. PHIL ILLINGWORTH Photo Weird guzzler Council discusses garbage PINCHER CREEK Charles PATOBER Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Ober of re- cently graduated from the University of Alberta with B.Sc. in Laboratory Tech- nology. Miss Ober is presently employed at the University Hospital in Edmonton. She attended Readymade and Coal- dale schools. called unexpectedly at the recent Town Council meeting and asked Council to give some thought to a gar- bage disposal area to cover the area from the Pass east to Pincher Creek. He also mentioned a site should be made available bv the Town and Municipal District should a new hospital be built here. The third item he presented was an access off Highway 6 for Mr. Mr. McGregor of the Department of Highways said the Depart- ment of Highways is against temporary access. Mr. McGregor .said a conceptual plan of sub divi- sion of the North Hill develop- ment could be sent to the Department of Highways and be studied with proposed roads for the area. Expropriation of some of Mr. Harold Lunn's property was discussed to provide Mr. Brown and Mike Svab with access to Highway 6. Dirt closes some restaurants at health department order A super-hero squeezing himself a cool It may look that but Brad of 517 24th St. won the strange bottle at the Exhibition Friday. The make-up was courtesy of the Lethbridge Playgoers at the those who want it. MADGE EQUIPMENT National BALER TWINE PRICE PER BALE 27 95 MADGE EQUIPMENT LTD. MILK Phone 647-3838 or Paul Madge 647-3812 By STAN HELLER Special Correspondent restaurant is closed. Sorry for the How often have you seen this notice or similar notices on restaurant No mention of how long the restaurant will remain closed they have no idea themselves. No mention of why the restaurant is closed they might lose business if the public found out. The Chinook and Chief Mountain Health Units close several restaurants each year because they fail to comply with sanitary regulations. The Health Units have closed as many as eight different restaurants in one year and very often closes the same business twice. When their operation is back up to acceptable stan- a closed restaurant is allowed to open up again. big problem in Canada today is ANYBODY can open up a maintains Dr. Kurt medical health officer of the Chinook Health Unit. don't even need a health certificate. we close a restaurant only as a last resort because it is an unplea- sant thing for all Dr. Adler said. The Health Unit first attempts to obtain the operator's co-operation but if this fails and a public health hazard action will be taken. The closing of an establish- ment can be appealed to the provincial board of health and if their appeal is they may sue the health unit for COALDALE KINSMEN CLUB... presents L Fri. and Aug. 2nd am Coaldale Exhibition Grounds Fun for Bring the Familyl FRIDAY EVENTS Beer Garden open p.m. to a.m. Bavarian Sausage Available Music by Acme Music SATURDAY'S SCHEDULE Giant Parade Local Yokla Rodeo 1 p.m. Coildile Exhibition Grounds Enter the Greased Pig and Greased Pole Competition First person up the pole wins Enjoy Wild Jr. Barrel Open Jr. 8teer Calf Roping BEER GARDEN OPEN AT NOON _- KIN CABARET to 1 a.m. COALDALE ARENA Muttebr SECOND ASCENSION FOOD AVAILABLE loss of business. Kor tins reason the Chinook Health Unit is extremely careful in making sure they have an air- tight case against any restaurant they wish to close. forced closure costs the restaurant money and if you can hurt them in the pocket book it smartens them Dr. Adler asserts. Then other licensing departments become aware of the operator and may toughen up on them. in the case of licensed the li- quor control board has the power to revoke their license at any time. This is one reason licensed restaurants usually maintain good standards they are under such strict Dr. Adler says. James Burger is the public health inspector who has routinely checked restaurants in the Chinook Health Unit for the past 14 years. Mr. Burger feels the health unit has accomplished very little with the restaurants they have closed over the he said. close the same place time and time he maintains. are just poor Mr. Burger did have out- standing success with a restaurant the health unit closed in the Crowsnest Pass area some time ago. fellow was real indig- nant and angry when we clos- ed but once he cleaned his place he just never stopped Mr. Burger agrees it is not a pleasant job to close somebody. fact it's a hell of a thing to have to do. That's why we make sure closure is absolute- 'y necessary to prevent a health he says. Special consideration is given to certain areas with un- ique some places have a real problem with Mr. Burger ex- plains. The coaldust doesn't present a health hazard but makes cleaning Small community restaurants have a problem with economics and Mr. Burger takes this into con- sideration before asking them to make expensive im- provements. can't expect to have first class establishments in these areas. People eat there only out of they usually go to an expensive restaurant in a larger centre if they wish to have a night he explains. When inspecting a restaurant Mr. Burger looks for overall cleanliness. a kitchen is this inhibits proper cleaning. demand easy to clean surfaces and abun- dant storage areas. We also worry about grease build-up around stoves and deep fat he says. areas should be throughout the Mr. cleaned at various times Burger said. Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON Hetident 562-2149 Homecoming77 AUGUST 4th Nevis Community Centre Church Service a.m. Pot Luck Dinner p.m. Evening Bonfire Treats lor WATCH AND WAIT FOR SHELDONS PROMOTION SALE 1 Day July 25th 516.3rd AVENUE SOUTH Neit Door to Bank of Montreal Hear more clearly without irritating background noise. Zenith's new Directional .Hearing Aid. If you find that much of the sound you hear is irritating our new Directional hearing the could be just right for you. This comfortable aid brings you rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens and reduces harsh unwanted background noise from the side and rear. Come in for a demonstration of the or any other aid from Zenith's line of more than 20 quality aids at no cost or obligation. Batteries for all makes of hearing aids. The quality goes in before the name goes on. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Helping the hard of hearing since 7943 Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 715 4th Avenue S. 327-2272 GREAT FALLS MONTANA INVITES THE PEOPLE OF LETHBRIDGE TO THEIR GRAND SIDEWALK BAZAAR JULY 27th THE BEST BARGAINS OF THE YEAR SOLD ON THE SIDEWALKS OF DOWNTOWN GREAT FALLS from the Ordinary The management and staff invite you and your entire family to one of Canada's most ultra-modern Hairstyling Salons. All services in complete privacy. INTERNATIONAL HAIRSTYLING Across from Gait Gardens 218-5th Streets. For Appointments 327-0150 ;