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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, June LETHBRIDGE Cardston town crew to move water station, construct park CARDSTON (Staff) Town council Monday night approved a project by town supervisor Don Sudo to move the water station and the remains of the old power house from the park area near Lee Creek for some Council agreed with Mr Sudo that the old structure is an eyesore. Farmers will now fill their water tanks at a new site. Coun. Stan Johnson said, "We really should fix up that area down there that's a nice little park The town houses its water gauge and instruments there. These will be removed and placed out of town, at the south end of the road on the east side Mr. Sudo said the town crew can do the work in a slack period. The job is fairly simple, he said, and will require a T into a six-inch main across the bridge there. Council approved the purchase of acres for from the Cardston school division. The IVz blocks of land, located at 3rd Ave. and 4th St. E., will provide about 50 more lots, said Mayor Lloyd Gregson The area is already partially serviced. The school division offered the land provided the town agree not to speculate with it. Council agreed to use it for residential lots Hazen Wynder complained to council he will have 15 feet more boulevard to maintain at 2nd Ave. and 6th St. as a result of an offset in the street The street has been moved a little to one side with the installation of curbs, explained the town supervisor. But Mayor Gregson said he is taking care of a 40 x 50-foot area that belongs to the town. "I water it and fertilize said the mayor. "You are sure doing a good job, said Coun. Johnson. Coun. Alma Summerfeldt said, "You tell the old bounder if he can't take care of his lawn, I will take care of it for him." Council received a letter from provincial mental health authorities which noted a change in the policy of transportation of psychiatric patients The letter, signed by the director of mental health services of the Alberta Hospital at Ponoka, says an ambulance should be used, and not the RCMP as formerly, to transport patients to the hospital. The letter said the RCMP performed this function very well over the years but it was not the appropriate service The hospital will attempt to recover the costs of transportation from the patients and guarantees payment to the various ambulance services. The town supervisor received council's authorization for a crew of five men, and sometimes more, for one hour overtime during the busy summer season. They will be paid time and one-half. Mr. Sudo was authorized to rent a truck to work with the town's two-truck fleet to haul dirt being removed for the curb and gutter work now in progress The tandem unit will rent for about an hour. Council also decided to seek tenders for a single-axle truck that should cost about plus the cost of a box Council is acting now because truck deliveries take six months or more Coun. Wanda Jensen received assurance from councillors that they will aid her with the town float for the Fort Macleod centennial parade July 6 at 2 p m Coun Jensen said she is using a truck Two RCMP members to stand in the back. Coun. Jensen's plaque restoration project received a boost from Mayor Gregson He suggested two old millstones be mounted together as a new monument It will be placed at the corner of 3rd Ave and 1st St E. It will mark the site of the first LDS Church religious service June 5, 1887, and also commemorate the first mill Fort patrol given over FORT MACLEOD (Special) The big year has arrived for the Fort Macleod Mounted Patrol. Founded three years ago with the thought of re enacting the scene of 100 years ago. The troopers, attired in the North West Mounted Police uniform of 1878, were officially turned over to the command of the Historical Association at the week end. Cpl Dave Rooke, trainer, presented the partol for inspection in the compound of the Museum. Inspecting were Dr. John Walker, president of the Association and Mrs Muriel Ragan. past president. The troop retired to the east lawn where they performed the musical ride. The 12 figures were performed before a gathering of local citizens, tourists and members of the Prairie Region Photographic Association The troop will be on duty for the summer When not performing they will perform guide duty in the museum. The big day is the Canada Day program, when dignitianes from the RCMP and government officials will be present The program, also featuring the Centennial Singers, the School Band is expected to attract a large audience Council discusses roads, bridge FOREMOST (Staff) The County of Forty-Mile council Friday decided to submit a road straightening and bridge relocation project to the federal government's winter works program. Councillors agreed the bridge and sharp turn on the Pakowki Road in Craft Coulee is a hazard. In the words of Coun Frank Romeike. it is "an inexcusable piece of work.'' Coun. Wilhanf George McFall said it should be fixed before someone gets killed. The Horald- District Tax assessments confuse council Coutts kids cooled Shades of Alberta's early days Command passes to historical society at Fort Macleod ceremony. COUTTS (HNS) The firefighters' barrel filling contest for children was the coolest event at the recent Coutts Day celebrations here, as the participants became soaked Many village and area residents took part in the sports activities throughout the day. The Medicine Hat Pipe Band was a parade favorite and also performed in concert later Baseball, horseshoes, a greased pig contest and a gymkhana entertained members of all age groups. The day's highlight was the tug of war contests Losing teams were pulled through a ditch containing about two feet of water The youngsters appeared to thoroughly the mud baths as the weather was extremely hot. Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON DECOUX. RMMfeflt M2-2149 VANTA'S ECONOMY MEATS YOUR ECONOMICALLY MINDED MEAT PRICE EXPERTS 904-7th Ave. South Phone 329-4545 Fantastic Savings for your long Weiketid B.B. Qui REGULAR BULK WIENERS Ib lima 1. Ground Beef ideal tor BBQ. 2. Boneless BBQ ib 3. Chucks for BBQuing ib 4. Gainers Bacon i 5. 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YOU ABOUT THEIR SUCCESS AT VAMTA'S FOR THERE THE PRICES ARE KEPT OOWN OOWN OOWMffl The South In short School committee representative FOREMOST (Special) County of Forty Mile school committee chairman Raymond Clark of Burdett has been selected to represent the Alberta School Trustees' Association at a salary conference at Montreal July 4 and 5th Mr. Clark, also chairman of the A.S.T.A. economic council, will offer his views on regional bargaining at the two day conference at which teacher salary negotiations will be discussed. Mr Clark has considerable experience in negotiating, particularly for the Southern Alberta School Authorities Association He is expected to speak on the the way regional bargaining is working to the benefit of the boards and the teachers in their employ. One A S T A staff member from Alberta will also be there. Granum water short GRANUM (HNS) The village council has requested that Granum citizens refrain from watering lawns and gardens between 12 noon and 5 p.m. daily Council also requested that, because the current hot spell is depleting water reserves, there be no watering after 10 p.m. 4-H achievement day PINCHER CREEK (Special) There were four youths of the Timber Trails 4-H Club and one from the Glenwood Club who showed steers at the recent achievement day in the Pincher Creek arena. Kelvin Wilson of the Timber Trails Club placed first with his 1.160 pound Devon Cross Steer. Higa's Pharmacy bought it for cents a pound. This calf had a rate of gain of 3.15 pounds Second was Joan Hewitt's Charolais cross steer which weighed 980 and sold to the Pincher Creek Co-op Lumber Yard for 59 cents a pound. The showmanship trophy went to Charity Pisony. Joan Hewitt was second. Kevin Wilson took first place grooming and Kelvin Wilson was second. Pony League tourney GRANUM (HNS) The Foothills Pony League baseball tournament, involving five teams from Nanton, Stavely. Claresholm and Granum. was won by the Claresholm Two team coached by Barry Culver. The team won the top league standing category and received a trophy. Rancher's appeal delayed CRANBROOK (HNS) County Court appeal of Vernon Kuntz. a Wycliffe Rancher convicted in provincial court last March on a charge of shooting an elk out of season, has been postponed until Aug 14. He is represented by Don Niedermeyer of Kimberley Mr. Kuntz was charged and fined after he notified a wild life officer that he had destroyed a bull elk which repeatedly invaded his haystack Other farmers and ranchers have contributed to a fund for his appeal Miss Jorgenson best athlete IRON SPRINGS