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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, June 21, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Coaidale lawns thirst Jour days per week COALDALE (HNS) Residents here have been limited by council to watering lawns three days a week until fall. Coun. Earl Foxall said Thursday, residents have g: been using 1.5 million gallons of water a day, overtaxing the town water system. Those who live east of 20th St. have been restricted to watering their lawns and gardens on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. jjj: Residents who live west of 20th St. may water on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Blairmore taxes set at 89 mills BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Council has set the 1974 commercial property tax rate at 98 mills, while residen- tial property owners will be taxed at a rate of 69 mills. The 69-mill figure includes school supplementary re- quisition, 19.5 mills home for the aged, 5.01 mills debenture debts, 23.89 mills; municipal purposes, 16.87 recreation board, 1.69 mills; Oldman River Regional Planning Commission. .28 of a mill; preventive social ser- vices, .59 of a mill; and the Crowsnest Pass ambulance service, 1.17 mills. Pension plan visit set CLARESHOLM A field officer with the Canada Pension Plan will be at Claresholm Friday to answer questions regarding the plan, old age security and the guaranteed income supplement. If rust is a problem, Tremclad is a solution. No hard scraping or sanding Paint right over sound rust. Special formula inhibits rust without a lot of work. No primer necessary in most applications. Aerosol spray or brush. teachers hired BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The Crowsnest Pass school division board hired five new teachers for the staff of the Isabella Sellon School and changed the recruiting procedure this week. A change will be made in the policies as the result of an observation made by former trustee Grant Hall of Blair- more. The suggestion is "that vacancies at all schools in the division be posted in advance. If two applicants for the same position are assessed to be of equal qualifications and ability, preference will be 'given to the local applicant." The following teachers were appointed to the staff of the school: Christina Rojek, Evelyn Sapinsky, Gary Romses, William Roughhead and Jo Ann Grand. Resignations were accepted from. Dorothy Hruby who is relocating at Kamloops, B.C., and Marjorie Lockhart who is returning to Calgary. The South In short Coaidale rodeo may move COALDALE (HNS) It is time to take a hard look at relocating the Coaidale Kinsmen Rodeo Grounds to an area near the former south lagoon site, Code Clements, executive director of the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission, has advis- ed council. It is now located on the east side of town but this area will be needed for residential expansion, the chief planner says. The next residential development will take place on the southeast side of town. Drainage problems will have to be solved, the planner said. Stirling lines buried STIRLING (HNS) The Alberta Government Telephone Company has run their underground cable into the centre of the village to their control station here. This provides better trouble-free service and does away with overhanging cables. The ACT cables are all underground at the Mobile Home Site. test Grassy Mountain mine wiil reopen BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Coal operations on Grassy Mountain, about 10 miles south of Blairmore, will come to life again within the next month after being dor- mant for more than 15 years. Consolidation Coal Ltd. representatives and Blair- more council discuss plans this month for moving tons of the coal to Ontario Hydro on a test basis. Ron Zeigler, general superintendent of coal operations, and engineers Don Del Bosco and Craig Copping Herald- District informed council the firm is investigating three methods of hauling and loading the coal for shipment. They would not comment on two of the methods but said that as a last resort the coal would be brought from Grassy Mountain and dumped in the old West Canadian Collieries Mine yards, now owned by Scurry Rainbow, and would then be loaded into railway cars. Trains would leave bi- monthly, moving tons of raw coal to Ontario markets. The firm has no intention of opening the now-obsolete coal cleaning plant here. If the sample shipments are successful, other ways of getting the coal to the railhead would be sought A cleaning plant would be built at the mine site, they said. Council indicated concern over dust caused by coal haul- ing and loading would create. But mine officials said roads would be watered and the coal would be dampened before loading. It would be moved out of the town via the west end railway crossing just east of the Crowsnest Pass General Hospital. Consolidation Coal has also contacted a firm to do an im- pact study of the mining effects on wildlife, watersheds and ecology. SEALS AGAINST MOISTURE. INHIBITS RUST ON CLEAN OR RUSTED METAL Woolco Woodwards Beaver Lumber Revelstokes Lumber Pro Hardware Link Hardware Simpsons Sears Zellers Taber airport to have fuel, waiting station Grit director Blair Williams, 35, who was born and raised at Taber, is the director of the Liberal Party election machine. TABER (HNS) Town council has approved a sub- lease of about one half acre at the municipal airport to the Taber Development Co- operative Association Ltd. on which the co-op will erect an aircraft maintenance and ser- vice station for W. T. Aviation Services Ltd. The terms of the lease including the payment of annually to the town over a 16- year period and an agreement under which the lessee will provide a public waiting room in the building at a rental of per year. The 74 acres on which the airport, apron and public area are located is leased by the town from the department of lands and forests at a per acre per year, plus a small tax payment to the Taber MD. The town's lease is for 25 years and is renewable on ex- piration. In other business, the coun- cil reviewed a written presen- tation from the chamber of commerce in which the chamber proposed a number of services it will perform in the promotion of the com- munity. Council will reim- burse the chamber on a "fee for service" basis. The suggested fee is 25 cents per capita or one-tenth of a mill, either of which would produce about TOWN of FORT MACLEOD RESIDENTS POWER SHUTOFF All residents south of the tracks please note: The power will be SHUT OFF on June 22nd from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m. for renovations. D.L. WHITE Municipal Administrator NOTICE! to all potential gas customers in the TRIPLE W NATURAL GAS CO-OP LIMITED Effective August 1, 1974 for all rural customers the penalty for late contract signing, as stated by the Government of Alberta in the Rural Gas policy will take effect. For those persons in towns, villages and hamlets, there will be a 10% surcharge placed on any contracts signed after the August 1, 1974 date. This Co-op wishes to advise all those who wish gas and have not to date signed contracts to contact the Secretary, Box 115, Wrentham, Alberta or phone 222- 2237. PRICES EFFECTIVE TILL SATURDAY CLOSING, JUNE 22nd, 1974 WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES GOVERNMENT INSPECTED CANADA GRADE 'UTILITY' FROZEN YOUNG BBOSize 6 to 14 Ib. TURKEYS ALPINE CLUB BOTTLE POP PLUS DEPOSIT WE REGRET THAT MEAT SPECIALS SUBJECT TO "WHILE SUPPLIES LAST" BECAUSE OF MEAT PACKERS DISPUTE YORK FROZEN ORANGE JUICE 6fl. oz.tin GOVERNMENT INSPECTED-FAMILY PACK PORK CHOPS Ib. LOBLAW BRAND KETCHUP 32 fl.oz. bottle 69 0 GOVERNMENT INSPECTED BEEF SAUSAGE Bulk. Store Wrapped. Ib. 62 0 AN ECONOMICAL BLEND OF CHOICE BEEF TRIMMINGS AND VEGETABLE PROTEIN mWm HV Bte I 1I9VI IVI I I AND VEGETABLE PROTEIN CHEESE WHIZ 1" NUTRI-BURGER............... 59 o CANADA NO. 1 GRADE TOMATOES 0 BLACK COD 99 0 Smoked Alaska, Ib SERVE WITH ICE CREAM CANTALOUPES WITH THIS COUPON YOU MAY PURCHASE CANADA NO. 1 GRADE PEACHES Six Loaves of L-Brand BREAD 20 oz. net wt. lost, white or brown for only Coupon Effective I'll SATURDAY CLOSING JUNE 22 1974 _ Redeemable only at L Mart' ;