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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TWENTY-FOUR CONFIRMED Bishop Paul CVByrne of the Calgary Roman Catholic diocese and Rev. touis Rostaing of Foremost gather with confirmation candidates of Our Lady of Perpetual Health Roman Catholic Parish at Foremost, and missions of St. Leo at Manyberries, St. Gabriel at Etzikom and Sacred Heart, south of Etzikom, were con- firmed recently. Thekla Ehnes Photo Health care improvements confirmed by department TABER (HNS) The posi- tion of the board of directors of Taber General Hospital on the necessity of improvement to health care facilities here has found favor with provincial department of health authori- ites. The acceptance is indicated in a letter from Dr. J. E. Brad- ley, chairman of Alberta Hos- pital Services Commission, as follows: "We have reviewed our in- spection reports on the opera- tion of the Taber Hospital and confirmed your catchment area report. "In our opinion, the present physical plant at Taber is structurally sound, but requires considerable renovations and alterations to make it an effec- tively functioning building. "We agree with your concept that an integrated Health Care program should be developed to include auxiliary, nursing home and senior citizens facili- ties in the Taber area to relieve the pressure on active beds. "We have advised previously that your Board should estab- ish a Joint Planning Commit- tee to undertake the develop- ment of a long range planning program. "The Commission has de- cided that it is unable to as- sign a priority for further de- velopment in your area until the completion of the Provin- cial Study on the Health Care Delivery System which will be actively carried out' throughout the fall and winter and we an- ticipate receiving a report in the spring of 1972. "From the point of view ol regionalization, it is our opin- ion that the Taber district is a viable catchment area which will relate to Lethbridge, and on this basis, we would enoour- RED DEER ROMAN CATHOLIC SEPARATE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 17 Invites Applications For The Position Of SECRETARY-TREASURER This progressive school district, located in the City of Red Deer, employs 61 teachers in 6 schools, 1 main- tenance supervisor, 8 caretakers, and 5 secretaries. Accounting and supervisory experience is a prime requisite. Prior employment as school Secretary-Treas- uer is of advantage. Salary range to 000.00. Placement according to qualifications and ex- perience. When applying, please provide a comprehensive resume, stating experience, references, and expected salary to: THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOIS, Red Deer Roman Catholic Separate School District 17 3827 39th Street, Red Deer, Alberta. THIS COMPETITION WILL CLOSE AUGUST 6, 1971 Austierman Cylinder Bars For All Makes of Combines Reversible Last 2 to 6 times longer Thresh more grain Pull easier! 40% less power Take weeds and Fox Tail thru easy WILL PAY FOR THEMSELVES IN A SHORT TIME! BARS FOR MOST POPULAR COMBINES IN STOCK 100 PERCENT IRON-CLAD GUARANTEE FOR ALL YOUR FARM NEEDS SEE US SHUR-CROP SOIL SERVICE LTD. Bob Stephen, Owner and Managor "SERVICE FROM THE WORD GROW" Phone 485.5331 Vulton age your Board to participate in shared services as they are developed in Southern Alberta, e.g. regional laboratory, re- gional laundry services. Tins subject will be a matter for discussion between Hie Com- mission and representatives of the Boards in southern Alberta at a meeting which will con- vene in Lethbridge approxi- mately the 25 of August." Taber town council agreed with the recommendations of a joint committee comprising the hospital board and the support- ing municipal governments, in the application for establish- ment of an auxiliary hospital area, hoping the municipality and hospital districts would be co-terminus. The council also agreed that one administrative board should control the active and auxiliary hospital services, the nursing home and the se- nior citizens residence. Covered too COALDALE (HNS) In correspondence from the work- men's compensation board council was recently informed compensation now covers vol- unteer workers. The board referred to lab- orers at the Coaldale and Dis- trict Sportsplex project. Councillor Frank F. Wiens will inform Gerd Voelske, Sportsplex construction super- intendent. August rodeo days for Cowley COWLEY (HNS) Cowley- Lundbreck Days are coming again! Rodeo of the best, rodeo of the old wild west, will be spon- sored by the Cowley Lions Club for the third time and both Aug. 7 and Aug. 8 bid to be fun-packed with something for all the family. There will be a big bang-up pancake and sausage breakfasl in front of the Rangeland Mo- District doings Collect NOBLEFORD (Special) Water used by the Village o: Nobleford during June was down gallons from gallons used in June 1970. A Wai of was col- lected from the village stand- pipe for June. Paint fence COALDALE (HNS) A pro- vincial student summer em- ployment program and grants have provided ways and means to paint the fence and corral at the Coaldale Kinsmen Rodeo grounds. Summer ecology workers Miss Linda Boras and Miss Corinnc Tsujiura and volunteer Dale KaminsM recently com- pleted the paint job. It is just in time for the Kinsmen Rodeo Saturday, July 31. Business sold PINCHER CREEK (Special) Edward Myles, owner and operator of Myles Motors, Pin- Cher Elation, for the past 20 years, has sold his business to the Union Oil Company and will be moving with his family to Nova Scotia in September. The oil company plans to make extensive renovations to the service station and restau- rant. The business is located at the junction of Highways 3 and 6 at Pincher Station. Shower held ETZIKOM (HNS) A mis- cellaneous shower was held at the Hoping Community Centre to honor Marlene Chesney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Chesney. Mrs. George G-aetz introduc- ed and presented Miss Chesney with her gifts. Assisting in the unwrapping of gifts were the sister of the honored guest, Phyllis Chesney, and Mrs. Dorothy Harty. Mrs. Robert Herbst was the record- er. VENTURA HOTEL PRESENTS STREET DANCING IN FRONT OF THE VENTURA DURING COALDALE'S SETTLER DAYS TONIGHT, SATURDAY, JULY 31st Donee 9 to 1 MUSIC BY "JERRY AND THE TRAVELLERS" EVERYONE WELCOME! These Are The Ictlttnidgc Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area NATAl, B.C. PAUL CHALA P.O. Box 287 LOMOND MRS LEONARD CHASE............ General Delivery CARDSTON MRS. CATHERINE HUlt............General Delivery COWLEY CLARENCE WEEKES P.O. Box 7 STAVELY MRS. VIOLET CLANCY.................... Bex 52 CRANBROOK NANCY MILES 304 Slh St. S. Contact Ilieso people for your District Nawt or Classified Advertising tor Hotel at Lundbreck to start Saturday, Aug. 7 from 9 to 12 noon. This is provided through the kindness of local merchants and citizens. On both days the rodeo starts at 1 p.m. out on the Lee Ranch south and 2% miles west of Cowley. Follow the signs. The big barbecue supper is set for Saturday night at Lund- breck. Following tlu's will be the Cowboy's Ball with Bob Rees and his Outriders supply- ing the music from 9 p.m. till Lord knows when. Stock car racing for C class and super C class cars is slated for both days, Aug. 7 and 8 with trials at 4 p.m. and racing at 5 p.m. on the Lundbreck track. A tasty Sunday morning breakfast will be available at the rodeo grounds at per plate. Live entertainment of high calibre will also to be seen all day. High quality rodeo stock is again being supplied by Joe Bardgett. Two days of rodeo entertain- ment are slated for this year with some of the finest of the riders and roper's of previous years returning. Entries must be received no later than Wedneday, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m. Non-members must be paid by this date. Phone 628- 3787 or write Box 115, Cowley. This FCA-approved show in- cludes saddle and bareback bronc riding, bulldogging, bull riding, wild cow milking and ribbon ticking. Local service clubs and the news media always "have a ball" when they enter this com- petition. Last year's winners are coming back for a repeat performance. For the girls there is cow rid- ing and the ever-popular barrel racing. Fyf boys 14 years and under there is steer riding. Extra stands arc being erect- ed this year. As usual a booth will supply the thirsty and the hungry ents. youngsters and par- The prize money totals over with beautiful huge styl- ish belt buckles supplied by lo- cal merchants of Cowley and Lundbreck. Admission is with 12 and under at 75 cents and pre- schoolers free. July 31, 1971 THI LETHBRIDG! HERALD 3 Confusion on water system washed away by councillors TABER (IINS) Confusion in the minds ot town council- lors over the town's domestic and industrial water systems, in evidence at the July 12 meet- ing, was cleared up, at least in part, at Monday's session. Tt ws noted that the system was outlined, and the fates set, in a 1968 bylaw of the town which was passed prior to a number of the present council- lors taking office. The domestic system, which is to be supplied from both north and south water pumping stations, will use the north tow- er as a pressure regulator, and will have full sand bed filtra- tion, chlorination, and fluorida- tion. Industrial water, however, will come only from the south side reservoir, and will be mi- cro-filtered and chlorinated in a plant addition at the south treatment unit. The south Taber elevated tank pro- vide pressure regulation for this water which is approxi- mately double in volume of the domestic water. The plant addition has not been connected to the system and the south tower remains in disuse pending completion of the industrial water line to the major industries which is short- ly due. The original portion of the in- dustrial water line, laid some years ago, provided Cornwall Canning plant treated water with to their1 pond which was used for cooling and fire protection. However, the delivery of raw water is discontinued, and the line will now carry industrial water when the final connec- tions are made. In a round table discussion, some members of council felt that, with peak requirements of domestic and industrial needs occurring a4, different times in a year, that the systems should be combined and all water fluoridated. However, no decision was reached, and it is anticipated that, when the systems are put into operation, the results pro- jected by the design engineers will prove satisfactory. Much concern has been ex- pressed recently over the low water pressure in south Taber with the tower there not in use. However, the present domestic plant capacity of one million gallons per day has been put- ling though 1.6 million, and the removal of the industrial de- mands will return the system to a balance for which it was designed. Fluoridation cuts cavities Coaldale survey indicates COALDALE tooth decay (HNS) As a preventing mea- sure, fluoridation has been cre- dited with a reduction in decay rates of up to 60 per cent when used throughout the life of an individual, says Dr. E. D. Ericksbn, school dental officer with the Barons-Eureka Health Unit. A study of Coaldale Elemen- tary School children was con- ducted here to find out exactly what had taken place in the de- cay rates since fluoridated wa- ter was introduced in 1962. A very careful survey was carried out in 1971 to establish which children had been drink- ing Coaldale fluoridated water throughout their life. If there was any said the doubt Dr. child was Erickson excluded from the survey. In comparing this with a sur- vey in 1965, the greatest reduc- tion was in the Grade 1 pupils at 51.5 per cent. In 1965 Uie tooth decay rate was found to be 6.81 in this age class and in 1971 3.30 with an actual re- duction of 3.51. The Grade 2 pupils had a 49.1 percentage reduction, Grade 3 an 18.7 per cent. Grade 4 had a 30.1 percentage reduction, Grade 5 had 25.9 per Grade 6, 28.4 per cent. cent, The greatest benefit, accord- ing to the survey in Grades 1 Cranbrook plans new zoning bylaw CRANBROOK (Special) New city zoning bylaw to meet changing reeds in this rapidly growing city is reportedly under preparation. Rigidity of the existing zon- ing bylaw with reference to floor space and offstreet park- ing ratio has been questioned and the new bylaw, if approved after a public hearing, may be enacted by early September. Meanwhile the demolition of the 60-year-old superannuated post office at the heart of the city, Baker Street and Tenth Avenue, is at the final stage, but new building working draw- ings stage by the site owners, MacDonald-Beattie-Noble Ltd. is bfi'ng delayed and at present October seems the earliest pos- sible building start date. This pioneer pharmeceutical firm building objective is a half-million three-storey struc- ;ure, with upper two floors of- fice rental space. 72 mill tax rate for village NOBLEFORD .axation levy for the Village of fobleford for the year 1971 is 72 mills or Grants from the provincial government amount to 'or municipal assistance. In addition the province has Drovided for the following: pay- nent to municipalities up to the first of each resident ratepayer's annual municipal ax with provision for up to an additional on behalf of rate- payer's qualifying for the fed- eral guaranteed income supple- ment to the old age security tension, which this year will olal approximately Tax mills are allocated as tallows: education 42.3 mills for a total of hospital levy and health, 7 mills for a total of and the municipal evy, 22.7 mills (or .1 total of The site is slightly under square feet, and the three floors will offer a total of square feet, still leav- ing generous rear parking al- lowance. Company president Donald C. MacDonald reports working drawings must await the new bylaw, following which tenders will be invited for construction. Tentative consideration is be- ing given a structure which would allow for two additional floors atop the planned three floors when and if office space demand warrants. Highway meet at Blairmore BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) A meeting of great interest to residents of the Crowsnest Pass, regarding the proposed new alignment of Highway 3 through the area, is to be held in the Elks Hall in Blairmore at 7 p.m., Aug. 4 Charles Drain, MLA, has an- nounced the Hon. Gordon Tay- lor, Minister of Highways, will be in attendance at the meeting to show the proposed route and to hear pros and cons on the matter. and 2, was probably due to the "The reduction from 25 to 30 pre-natal advantage. The Grade 3 figure was said to be difficult to explain. It would have been expected that it would be partway between Grades 2 and 4. Follow-up sur- veys were seen as necessary in subsequent years. Swimming lessons planned BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The Crowsnest Pass recrea- tion board has announced ar- rangements have been com- pleted to have swimming les- sons for children of the area. Registration fee has been set at Parents are asked to bring the fee for their children. The lessons will be taught by a qualified instructor. They will be held at Allison Creek Dam. Registrations are to be made at the Blairmore recreation of- fice. The classes begin Aug. 2 and will be held for ages six to eight from to p.m. and for eight to 10 year olds from to p.m. and for 10 to 12 year olds from to p.m. A limited number will be in- structed in each session vary- ing from eight to 12 children. I per cent in the Grades 4, 5 and 6 children would indicate that ingestion of fluoridated water for even part of a lifetime is a significant Dr. Erickson said. It was the opinion of Dr. Erickson this project should be checked again each year until at least the oldest children in the survey have been contin- uously drinking fluoridated wa- ter. Only then can a final answer be given as to its ulti- mate benefit. Dr. Erickson said one strik- ing thing was apparent in the 1971 survey: there was only one cavity and one filling in the upper front teeth. This was said to be unusual because in non-fluoridated areas cavities in these teeth are very com- mon, especially among Grade 5 and 6 groups. FIELD DAY IRON SPRINGS and Mrs. Leonard Haney were visitors at Lacombe recently where they attended a Pedi- greed Seed Growers' Field Day at the Lacombe Research Sta- tion. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 The 1971 Whoop Up Days Rodeo Champion, Leonard Rains, accepts the trophy, emblematic of trie "All Round Cowboy" and "Steer Wrestling Cham- pionship" from Mr. Herb Shector of Herb's Western Wear. SOUTH REGIONAL APPALOOSA HORSE SHOW SUNDAY, AUGUST 1st, 1971 HILLTOPPER'S GYMKHANA CLUB GROUNDS 3 south of Coalhtml Hlnhwoy 3A HALTER CLASSES START AT 8 A.M. PERFORMANCE AT 1 P.M. Beginning with colorful costume clem HILLTOPPER'S BARBEQUE following show per Concession booth all day at grounds No Admission Charged Silver Collection EVERYONE WELCOME ;