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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta MUnfry, July 3d, 1973 THI llTHMIDOl HMALD 3 Adding 30 acres Cranbrook is experiencing unprecedented industrial growth. Its Phase 1 Industrial Park area, above, former city airport, is chock full of industries. Now the city is annex- Ing the 30-acre Slater Park with land parcel sales at an acre at trackside, ond at the other side of Slater. Road. Unprecedented growth Cranbrook faces industrial boom By NANCV MILES Special Correspondent CRANBROOK Site de- velopment tenders are immi- nent by Underwood, McLellan and Associates Ltd., national consulting engineer, for the 30-acre Slater Park to be an- nexed to tee completely-occu- pied city's Phase l Industrial Park, former city airport. Location is the former woods complex cf Crestbrwk Forest Industries Ltd. Quarter-million dollar city development budget for the park is to cover site prepara- tion of fill and levelling, and provision of water, sanitary and storm sewers, gas, elec- tricity anl surfaced! north- south Slater Road, to inter- sect with West 3rd St. at light angles. East boundary is the rail- way tracks, west is Crest- brook Ave., and north is North 6th. Amortization is through land parcel sales at an acre trackside, and the other side of Slater Road. Sale terms require approv- al of function and plans of the buyer by the city's indus- trial committee, with one- year deadline for building start and two for comple- tion. Late August date is ex- pected for building readiness, with one builder, Satellite Enterprises Ltd. already started. Four otber firm bujer com- mitments have been made, with several other tentative commitments and prospects. Contract consultants UMAL have opened an office at 11 South 14th Ave. Warren Andrews, technologist man- ager, and a professional en- gineer to be assigned from its Calgary office when con- tracts are let. Complete sale and occupa- tion of this prestige indus- trial park appears likely with- in a couple of years. DISTRICT JS BEADING PROGRAM CAKDSTON (Special) Miss Jaynann Humphreys the Lee Creek Educational Centre Staff is attending the University of Lethbridge summer session tak- ing courses that will qualify her to teach a remedial reading program at the school. This program is bebv? funded by tile provincial learning disabilit- ies fund and is designed to give special attention to children handicapped by their ability to Natural gas co-op formed for Chin Coulee farmers read. A similar program is be- g instigated hi the Magrath leroentary School. OPEN TO ALL PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Memorial Community Centre Arena will be open for public recreation, badminton, volleyball and lacrosse, Mon- days and Wednesdays from 7 to p.m.; Saturdays from 1 to 5 JMB. and Sundays from 2 to 4p.m. NEW MOUNTTE WARNER Randy Mack graduated Monday from tram- ing in Regiaa, Saskatchewan and is now a constable in the Royal Canadian Mounted Po- lice. Be was posted to the Re- gina detachment for eight weeks and then to Lumsden, Saskatchewan. His mother, Ruth Mack and Gordon Evans both of Warner travelled to Regma to attend the gradua- tion ceremonies. TO MEDLEY TABER Bob Jones, who! started work in the Taber Post Office seven years ago, has I TABER (HNS) The Chin Coulee Gas Cooperative As- sociation Ltd. was formed at a recent public meeting held at the Sherburne Community Hail nine miles southeast of Purple Springs. About 45 farm operators ticipatod. A provisional board of di- rectors was elected with Alex Powell chairman and George D. Leahy secretary-treasurer. The 11 directors are Red Allen and Clarence Jespersen, south of Taber; Allen Fletcher and Don Leahy, south of Fin- castle; Alden Fletcher and Cornelius Hendricks, south of Purple Springs; Alex Powell and Ed Hendricks, south of Grassy Lake; Bill Gejdos and Herb Huebn, south of Chin Coulee, and Frank Fletcher, director-at-large. Recommended boundaries for the new co-op run from Taber to Burdett oh the north, CAREERS MECHANIC WANTED Top salary end commission with five-figure bracket possible per month. Work: in wheel alignment and tune-up. Apply in Writing BOX 94, HBtAlD THE BLOOD TRIBE OF INDIANS ftfQUIRE THE SERVICES OP A QUALIFIED Comptroller (Supervisory) To offer Introduction and guidance in all aspects of accounting. require a C.A. or equivalent accounting degree, ability to relate effectively to Native psople, and experience in supervising a large staff. Forward complete resume of education, experience, and salary expected toi Blood Tribe Administration Box 40, Cardston, Alberta ATTENTION: Mr. Richard Mills and south to the Efcrikom Cou- lee as the south boundary. Allan A. Stanford, regional co operative officer, Leth- bridge, and D. Herbert War- ner, rural utilities economist of the department of telephones and utilities, discussed the for- mation of the co-operative and the provincial government's rural gas policy for Albertans. Some of the provisions of the gas policy The government will assist by grant to a jnaTinnim of per farm consumer where costs of services are be- tween and the farm consumer is responsible for the first of service costs. The co-operatives branch. department of agriculture, will guarantee loans up to 85 per cent of the member's capital costs, to a maximum of 20 years at an interest rate one per cent over the prime rate. Service areas within a fran- chise boundary may proceed with gas distribution if two- thirds of potential customers agree to accept gas service and it is "documented that there is insufficient interest outside the area. Grants of 40 per cent of cost, to a maximum of per cus- tomer, wfll be available to pro- pane or fuel oil users beyond the limits of the area which can be served at a per cus- tomer cost of Site REWARD PINCHER CREEK (Special) The community ball board here has posted a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of per- sons responsible for breaking the structural glass blocks at tbebalL brethren donated baking and produce, all of which was sold. The sum of was realized to buy hospital beds. SEEK TENDERS PINCHER CREEK (Special) In the project of replacing the condemned Bridge St. bridge, the town has called for tenders .on a new pro-cast con- crete structure. The installa- tion will be 80 feet long and 38 feet wide. Opening of bids will take place at Thurs- day, Aug. 9. Contractors inter- ested in the bridge, which should be completed fall, may obtain plans and spe- cifications from the consulting engineers, Underwood, McLel- lan and Associates, Calgary. PLANS STUDIED VULCAN Revised plans for the- proposed new library and fire hall extension were., pre- sented.to Vulcan town council and were referred to the li- brary board for study. Plans call for the demolition of the old tin-covered fire hall on the corner adjacent to the town of- fice. The old building serves no particular purpose at the pres- ent time and plans call for the building of the new library on this corner site. The building now housing the library will.be remodelled to provide space for the ambulance and extension of the fire .'ball will provide a bay for a third fire truck. The rural fire association is planning the purchase of a new fire truck. BEGINS SEPT. 4 CARDSTON (Special) School will begin Tuesday, Sept. 4, for students; teachers will spend Aug. 30 and 31 in classroom preparation and seminars. A 200-day school term is planned ending June 28. ENJOY PICNIC MILK RIVER (HNS) TLa Milk River Senior Citizens So- ciety held its picnic recently at the picnic grounds by the bridge. There was a small at- tendance. Those who were pre- sent enjoyed themselves. WINS POST HIGH RIVER The Alber- ta department of agriculture has announced the appoint- metat of Dave Zukeraan to the position of district agricul- turist at High River. He suc- ceeds Don Macpherson who has moved to Calgary. Mr. Zuker- man was associate district ag- riculturist at Calgary from 1969 to 1973. Prior to that he trained at Lacombe and Red Deer. GADABOUTS TRAVEL VULCAN Twenty five Gadabouts, summer bus trav- ellers from this area, recently took a trip to Waterton. Al- though short 'of the required load this time, Greyhound Bus Lines cooperated by bringing an air-conditioned bus and it was off to Cardston as the first stop where the Mormon Tem- ple was viewed and a short film shown at the visitors' cen- tre. At Waterton, lunch was fol- lowed by a shopping period, a look at Cameron Falls and a tour of the park. BRIDGE ACE MILK RIVER Michaelis, son of Mrs. Doris MkhaeHs of Milk River, re- cently won a "master's certi- ficate" in bridge competitions at Calgary. Three local bridge players have now won this dis- tinction, Terry, his mother, and George Roberts. FRESH TOMATOES HIGH RIVER This Novem- ber housewives in the High River district will be buying fresh tomatoes the same day they are picked. These toma- toes will be grown only four miles from High River. Bill and Tom Loosely originally from Burlington, Ont., nave estab- lished a tomato industry just four miles south of town on the old highway along the CPR track. They'll be supplying fresh tomatoes all year long if things work out right. SUPPORTS GAMES VULCAN Council will lend its support to the development of West Castle for the 1975 Can- ada Winter Games and for the future use of Southern Albert- ans and will also send a letter of support regarding the La- borde-Simat study on improved air transportation services and facilities at the Lethbridge Air- port. 300 SUNGLASSES to chooM from AVAILABLE IN YOUR RX OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO been promoted to the position of ass slant postmaster at Med- ley. This is the post office on the Canadian Forces Base at Cold Lake in northeastern Al- berta. The post office serves about people on the base. It is the eighth-largest com-] munity in Alberta. OLDTCtfERS' CAMP PINCHER CREEK (Special) Diere win be a senior citi- zens Golden Age Camp for peo-! pie 50 years and older at Water- ton next month. A bus will leave Pmcher Creek at a.m. Aug.'4 from the United Church. The cost'of the camp will be for the week of Aug. 4 to 11. This includes busing, meals and accommodation. BALANCE WARNER Warner Mem- orial Library has had a very successful half year operation. The building exterior has been painted as a special project of the Lions club, the library proper room has been partially painted with plans for comple- tion during the summer months as a special project of Beta Sigma Phi, and was trans- ferred to a savings account The standing balance was income of broken down shows rent of memberships and fines of Government of Alberta library grant of donations of of which were memorials, miscellaneous income of JUNIORS SUMMER CLEARANC MARKS BIRTHDAY TABER Mrs. Louise Mc- Mfflon of Taber celebrated her 91st birthday here and an open house was held in her honor with friends attending. She was born in Little Fate, New York, and came to Canada in 1919. She married Donald (Hoc) Mc- Millan and lived on a farm near Purple Springs. She now has a home in Taber. GARDEN PARTY PINCHER CREEK (Special) j A garden party held recently at SL Vincent's Hospital here] drew more than 300 people, members of farm women's or- ganizations and Hutterian off GIRLS' DRESSES rV T-Shirts Boys' and Girls', all Summer Shorts leys' md Summer Slims GiiV MANY ITEMS ON OUR GRAB TABIES Going at off and GIRLS' AND BOYS' JACKETS AIL SIZES KUSTOM KILL LTD. bs for Installation of a complete wowr pressure system including filters, and a system capable of constant 90 Ibs. pressure end able to facilitate opprox. per day. Bidi August 7rti, 1973. Submit bids to: KUMtN'S KUSTOM Kill ITD. P.O. 135 Totor, Alberto DOM I Wl ISO MSI DOWNTOWN AND COLLEGE MALI OPEN THURS. AND FRI. Til 9 P.M. SALE BEGINS 9 A.M. TUES., JULY 31st ;