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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednttday, May LETHBRIDGE The South In short Anniversary celebrated WELLING (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. James Waldo Smith will honor Richard and Olive Bradshaw on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary at 12 noon June 11 in the Welling Cultural Hall. Horseman's clinic Thursday PINCHER CREEK (HNS) A horseman's clinic will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Pincher Creek rodeo grounds by ISAH (Improving Southern Alberta's Patricia Nielsen of Glenwood was the driving force behind the organization of ISAH last March and her group succeeded in obtaining an Opportunities For Youth grant of Clinics were held at Hillspring and Glenwood, one was scheduled to be held at p.m. today in the Jim Gladstone Outdoor Arena west of Cardston, and there will be a clinic here Thursday. Participants in the OFY project are Miss Nielsen, Wendy Ryan of Blackie, Jack Marr of Twin Butte, Marlon Draper of Hillspring and Dorothy Nielson of Glenwood. "Anyone interested in horses can attend the clinics and lectures although our main interest is in says Miss Nielson. Events will be held throughout the summer. 183 pints collected COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) A total of 183 pints of blood were collected at the recent blood donor clinic sponsored here by the Coleman Catholic Women's League. The quota was 250 pints. Twenty-donation pins were presented to Mrs. E. M. Cargill, Fred H. Smith and Mrs. K. C. Ulrich, all of Blairmore, and A. E. Goodwin of Bellevue. Greyhound arrangements made PINCHER CREEK (Special) Jim Stapleton will handle all Greyhound freight at the Union 76 Station at Pincher Station until his self-serve gas station and freight building is operating. The Pincher Creek Travel Centre will care for bus passengers until Mr. Stapleton's building is completed. Kaup shower at New Dayton NEW DAYTON (HNS) A shower with decorations of yellow and _ white was held here recentfy to honor bride- elect Joyce Kaupp. More than 60 guests signed the guest book. The bride's table was centred with a bouquet of yellow tulips and lilacs. Mrs. Forest Greeno was master of ceremonies and Pamela Greeno and Mary Jo Schill attended the guest book. The bride-to-be was presented with a corsage from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schill. She opened her gifts, assisted by her sister, Frances McCuaig of Stettler, and Theresa Rylander, sister of the groom-to-be. Lunch was served by the hostesses. Vanderlindens clean up NEW DAYTON (HNS) Eve Vanderlinden of Blairmore won the women's singles event at the New Dayton recreation board's recent horseshoe tournament here with 63 entries in five events. Casey Vanderlinden of Biairmore won the men's singles event. The New Dayton Hotel women's doubles event was' won by Ida Angel and Ida Maschmeyer of Bow Island. The men's doubles event was won by Vanderlinden and Bob Moodie of Lethbridge. The New Dayton Golf Club's mixed doubles event was won by the Vanderlindens. Ida Angel and Bob Hummel were second and Victor and Laverne Kaupp of New Dayton placed third. yst x. Back street in Coleman a part of the community most passers-by miss Flatlands Scout program lauded TABER (HNS) Delbert S. Johnson of Barnwell has been named president of the Flatlands District of the Boy Scouts of Canada. RCMP Cpl. Don Marshall and Mrs. Marshall were guests at the recent annual meeting and banquet in the Knox United Church hall. Cpl. Marshall spoke about peace and freedom in this country. Mr. Johnson succeeds John W. Gray as district president. Edward J. Shimbashi and Kenneth Furgason continue as vice presidents. Rodeo gate down TABER (HNS) A combination of discouraging weather and increasing costs held the net returns of the Victoria Day weekend rodeo to a minimum of about With all receipts and expenditures yet incomplete, rodeo committee treasurer Ross Gibb told committee members that gate receipts were down by some from last year, and that the cost of stock was up by 25 per cent. An encouraging note was a 100 per cent increase in revenue from the midway concession. Returns from the Saturday cabaret and the bar of gold sales have not been tabulated, he said. Garth Smith and Dwayne Hoopfer succeed Richard M. Greenaway and Murray Rochelle as secretary and treasurer respectively. Mr. Gray's report on the district's activities included such items as the annual Cub road-eo, the scout camporee, the cyclathon, the chuckwagon ice rodeo, the introduction of the Beaver program, and the closing out of the district's book and badge office. He said that with the addition of 26 Beavers in two colonies, the district enrolment has remained constant at 342. Regional executive scouter Bob Jenkins of Lethbridge commended the Flatlands District on being the most active district in Southern Alberta, having both the regional president and regional commissioner, and having an "excellent involvement of adults" in devising programs for boys. District president Claude Leeks told the 75 people at the meeting of changes in scouting in the region, including expansions of the regional office and Camp Impeesa, a proposed staff increase, and added stocks of scouting, supplies. Keith E. Francis spoke of motivation to serve in the scouting movement. He said that individual personal interest and example are essential to the process of character building. Few observe spectacular Taber dump night blaze TABER (HNS) One of Taber's most spectacular night fires occured recently. There were few spectators and very little property damage. The fire was at the town's dry pit at the dump grounds northwest of town. The cause has not been determined and a sign at the dump grounds went up in flames with much of the accumulated waste. Fire Chief Bill Lord said that efforts were made to control the fire but the depth of the burning waste made control impossible. Occurring during late evening hours, few townspeople were aware of the blaze which lit up the, northern skies. Highway Ho be widened' CRANBROOK (Special) Highways Minister Graham Lee says Highway 3. the Southern Trans-Provincial Highway or Crowsnest 3, will be widened to four lanes in 1975 from the 1100 block north where it now narrows to two lanes. Highways Minister Lee was speaking to Mayor Ty Colgur on his recent visit to Victoria. The minister, says Mayor Colgur, also mentioned this highway might later become five lanes with a cloverleaf exchange at the Highway 3 and Highway 95 intersection west of the former railway overpass just beyond the city limits. Housing Minister Lome Nicolson told the mayor Cranbrook is being considered for government subsidized low-income housing. The provincial government has allotted million for projects throughout the province in 1975. Lands and Forests Minister Robert Williams offered assurance to Crestbrook Forest Industries Ltd., this city's major industry, that it should not "suffer any serious reduction in production" because of recent tightening of resource regulation. The Herald- District Brooks sets rates of 60, 38 mills BROOKS Council has set the 1974 tax rate for commercial, industrial and certain residential property subject to the School Foundation Program at 60 mills, an increase of two mills from 1973. Residential property (exempted from the School Foundation Program levy) will be taxed at a rate of 38 mills. All residential property is exempt from the School Foundation Program levy. All commercial and industrial property is taxable for the SFP as well as all vacant land. Residential premises in a commercial building are exempt on a pro-rated basis with the rest of the building. However, residential property is liable to a tax from local governments for the supplementary school requisition. The School Foundation Program levy is shown on the ratepayer's tax notice but is not added into the total mill rate. Estimated 1974 expenditure is Estimated revenue from all other sources other than property taxation is which leaves about to be raised by taxation. The assessed value of all assessed property for 1974 is The breakdown: general municipal, 16.816; municipal debt, 8.93; school supplementary requisition, 11.899: and Newell Foundation, .355 for a total of 38 mills. Properties subject to the School Foundation levy will be assessed 22 mills on top of the 38. The requisition on the town from the Brooks School District is up 50 per cent from last year. This represents a four-mill increases on local taxpayers (a mill raises about Council has protested the increase to the department of education. Municipal secretary E L Lindquist says that owing to the increased assessment this will be a two-mill increase as higher gross revenues will absorb half the cost. permit boosts total TABER (HNS) A total of in construction has been authorized here to date by building permits issued by the Town of Taber. Last year the five-month total stood at Main contributor to the 1974 total was Sven Ericksen's Kentucky Fried Chicken take- out and restaurant valued at including for signs. Contractor for the project, to be completed in late summer, is Glen Little Construction of Lethbridge. Renovations to'tfie Mike (H. H.) Bartram building on 49th Ave. at made up the balance of of commercial construction. Modifications at St. Mary's separate high school on 50th St. for comprised the institutional permits. There has been no industrial project this year to-date. Four new residences brought to 26 the new housing starts this year. Permits of for May brought the year-to-date figure to Logging totals slip CRANBROOK (Special) Logging slipped to cubic feet in May compared to cubic feet in the same month last year in East and West Kootenay. The 1974 tally in the Nelson Forest District is cubic feet compared with cubic feet for the same period in 1973. The price and demand for lumber continues to be unsteady after the early slide this year. Friends 'N Neighbours 318 -6th St. S. DOUBLEKNIT BLAZERS An exceptionally fine selection of fcdoubleknit blazers in exciting patterns. .Up-to-the-minute styling with wide two-button front, flap pockets. Canadian Made, first quality, with careful io fit and finish. Wide range fof colour combinations. Size range f 36 to 46. 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