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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, March II, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - S 140,000 sewage system spurs hike; 40-bed nursing home set for Cardston CARDSTON (HNS) - Forty-six people attended Cardston's annual meeting. Hector Baines, chairman of the finance committee, report' ed the mill rate was down one mill from 1969. The amount of $20,000, set aside for reserve and operations, resulted in a cash surplus of $4,900. The new sewage disposal system costing $140,000 is now in operation. This necessitated a slight increase in utility bills LeRon Pitcher reported five new hydrants were placed at various locations throughout the town. The cost per capita in Cardston's fire department is less than half of any comparable - sized town throughout the province, he �aid. Fire Chief Don Caldwell reported there were 15 calls with $56,000 budget forecast COALDALE (HNS) - The tentative estimated budget of the Lethbridge County southern regional recreation board for 1971 is about $56,000. Councillor Ben Reimer, council representative on the board, recently told council the budget was hot ready yet but the figure was from $55,000 to $56,-, 000. Mr. Reimer said $30,000 ot the revenue would come from the provincial government in grants. It is actually for 1970. The grants will go towards the Sportsplex ($20,000) and other recreational projects. About $26,000 will be raised by the town and the County of Lethbridge budget allocations and from admission fees. FOR DAILY INSPIRATION Dial-A-Thought 327-4581 a total loss of $13,600. There was one loss of $10,000. Several people attended various EMO courses during the year. The police department is fully staffed with Chief Larry Ayotte and constables Ross Hanson and Carmen Going. A new police car was purchased and also a new radio phone. The chief reported there were 159 prisoners detained, in the jails. There were 56 charges laid under the criminal code and 53 violations of the liquor control act. There were 193 prosecutions under the highway traffic act and three charges under the motor vehicles accident claims act, . . A total of 61 accidents ^were recorded in the town during 1970 with only one injury. There was cue charge laid under the Alberta game act. An animal zoning bylaw was passed regulating where animals can be kept in the town. In co - operation with the; MD spray crews, an extensive spraying program was carried; out in an attempt to control leafy spurge and flies. Don Caldwell reported the water distribution system is being upgraded. A booster station is being planned to give better water pressure. The street lighting is being upgraded, with 15 new mercury vapor lights being added each year. Dirty water caused by the early thaw was discussed. Members of the council explained that the problem was under study. Dr. Robert Russell noted $41,-000 was spent on curb and gutters in 1970. Building permits totalling $366,000 covered the building of 13 new homes and two commercial businesses. There will be a 40-bed nursing home built on the east hill this summer. A new bridge will be. installed,on Lees. Creek on 3rd Ave. E. Councilman Bill Meyer said .there were 16 people assisted through welfare. The Chinook Foundation (senior citizens' home) is operating to capacity with 50 persons in residence. There are 22,621 books in the! library - 844 of them new1 ones, There were 1,427 read* era. Mrs. Alice Burt and Mrs. May Lee were re-appointed to the library board. Mrs. Gertrude Worth is librarian.. . Clarence Wight, caretaker of; the cemetery, has kept it in fine condition. During the year three land purchase bylaws were passed, two for roadways and the third to improve off - street.parking. The closure of 4th Ave. E., between 3rd and 4th streets will; provide two additional building, sites. ..... For 1971 funds will be required to install the new bridge purchase, a heavy dump truck, an office calculator, some'hardtop and possibly some improvements to the water system, also improved drainage in two areas. SIZE RANGE The cod family of fish range from a few inches to more than six feet. Okay plans for police building COALDALE (HNS) - Architect's plans for a new police building.were accepted by town council recently as recommended by the police commission. The plans will now be sent to the attorney - general's department for approval. Estimated cost of the facilities is $66,150. The Attorney General's department will make a grant of two-thirds of the cost or the maximum of $40,000. It will not he received until 1972. Plans: caU for three double; cells for males and one cell' for women.'  Councillor Hans Pfeffel, council representative on. the police commission, and Herb Fletcher, secretary - treasurer' of the commission, pointed out several changes may be necessary, before final drawings are made. Deimuth wins NOBLEFORD (Special)-The Richard Deimuth rink, representing the' Nobleford Volunteer Firemen, won the Annual Foothills Firemen's Bonspiel. The Championship was decided on the point system. Deimuth and his rink of Karen Deimuth, third; Harold Rob-erds and LeRoy Thompson accumulated 17 out of a possible 20 points'. QUEEN OF THE BALL CANDIDATES - Grade 12 students of Willow Creek Composite High School will compete for the honor of being named Queen of the Ball at the school at Claresholm April 2. From left: Darci Byer, Debby Kress, Wendy Weerstra, Debby Lange, Kathy MacDonald and Cathy Helmer. -Paul Andersen Photo. Store opens COUTTS (HNS) - Heather's House of Hair was officially opened, with a "get-aquainted" tea. The hair salon and wig shop, located in the old telephone building on Centre Avenue, is equipped for two hair dressers. Bantams whipped NATAL (HNS) - Playing in exhibiton hockey at the Natal Arena recently Sparwood. Bantams were defeated by the Blainftore Juveniles by a 6-5 score in a closelv contested encounter. Lyon rink tops NOBLEFORD (Special) -Lois Lyon and her rink of Wendy Lyon. Diane Plomp and IsobeUa Stoller were the tops in another. points system bonspiel here.' ' They accumulated a total of 22 points out. of a possible 28. : Wins degree LOGAN, Utah - Terry N. Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. N; W. Peterson of Hillspring, has completed all requirements for the degree of master of science in .agricultural economics at Utah State University. Print dress ball RAYMOND (HNS) - March is when :the women of the LDS Church here mark the anniversary of the organizing of the Relief Society. The event was a print dress evening ball. The women all wore gay new print dresses. A buffet supper was served. The evening was finished by dancing. Sparwood loses NATAL (HNS) - In senior high school basketball action played at Cranbrook, Sparwood teams lost both ends of double-header against Cranbrook with the Sparwood girls losing 37-12 and the boys losing 9449. Sparwood boys lost to Golden 55-47. They ended the season in second place in the East Kootenay league. High scorer was Louis La-londe with 40. Sparwood junior boys won I two and lost two, winning over Golden juniors by a 55-32 score and defeating Parkland by a 29-23 score. They were defeated by Kimberley 41-34, and by Fernie Juniors 33-24. Top scorers for Sparwood were Randy Beech, 44, Stu Miles, 29, Stu Mitchell, 27 and Ross Travis, 22. Scout week FOREMOST (Special) - Scout week was celebrated here with a full slate of activities. The week culminated in a Founder's Day Worship Service. Scout week opened with s family skating party. The annual Cubs against fathers hockey game proved as popular as ever. The activities concluded with a pot-luck supper at the Legion Hall. Scheid named COALDALE (HNS) - A Coaldale businessmen's organization has been established by the economic development commission. Vera Scheid is chairman. Mrs. Shirley Fraser, is the secretary; and LeRon Low, treasurer. Parents7 night RAYMOND (HNS) - More than 70 were served a full course dinner at the annual Parents' Night for Boy Scouts and Cubs of the Raymond 5th troops. It was held at the United Church Hall. The dinner was served under the direction of Mrs. Shirley Bassett, chairman of the group committee for Cubs. Following dinner Scouts and Cubs entertained with skits and a variety program. Joseph Takehashi was master of ceremonies. A film, Pink Snow was shown to bring the evening to a close. Scout leaders are Bert Ko*. mas, William Watson, Douglas Seneca and Jerry Takeda. Cub leaders are John Kama-tomo, Mrs. Anne Harvey and Mrs. Arlene Adamson, 'Recrea-ettes' GRANUM (HNS) - A meeting was held with 12 mothers in attendance. A club, called the Recrea-ettes, was organized. Mrs. L. Bailey was elected president and Mrs. L. Blair, secretary-treasurer. The club is in affiliation with the Granum recreation board and their aim is to help raise money to build an indoor skating rink. The club's first project was a concession booth in the curling rink for the Safeway Mobile Ltd's and North West Design and Fabrications Ltd.'s Union bonspiel. Attend wedding IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Mehlen were Calgary visitors when they attended the marriage of their daughter, Gail Johnson, to Donald Hewiitl iu Scarborough United Church. 50-foot lots? COALDALE (HNS) - A developer of a new subdivision asked council if it would con- sider permitting several smaller, 50-foot lots, for new house construction in a portion of the subdivision. Council will study the matter before replying. Honor Scott NATAL (HNS) - The Spar-wood Anglican-United Church group recently held a coffee party to honor the Anglican Primate of Canada, the foromer Bishop of Kootenay, the Right Rev. E. W. Scott. Bishop Scott spoke about the building of a new church in Sparwood and about bringing in a student minister for the summer months to work with young peoole in the district. TAPE SALE Regular B A�| $7.95........... 0.99 MUSICLAND Cor. 13th St. and 3rd A vs. S. All The Very Newest In SHOE STYLES Are At MfllRfl'NJO WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6th STREET SOUTH This Is No fFUDDLE DUDDLE" And the Beny boys are making swinging deals - they allowances. There never was a b etter time to buy. need premium trades and are offering top Sm ms on this end OP94A 1968 Chevrolet BEL AIR 4-DOOR SEDAN V8, automatic transmission, radio. There's no fiddle duddle . about this value. $1850 �^S**H EXECUTIVE DRIVE DEMONSTRATOR IP29 1971 OLDS DELTA CUSTOM 4-DOOR SEDAN Fully equipped with many extras including power steering- and power brakes, radio, etc. Regular Retail $5825: iSSSAT... $4800 EXECUTIVE DRIVEN DEMONSTRATOR IP4 1971 Chevrolet MONTE CARLO Fully equipped with many extras, bucket seats, tilt steering wheel, 300 H.P. motor. Reg. Retail Price $5182. NOW AT ONLY .. $4400 EXECUTIVE DRIVEN DEMONSTRATOR OP 47 1970 Chevrolet IMPALA 4-DOOR HARDTOP Fully equipped Including air conditioning. Reg. Retail Price $5579. S5?...'$4400 EXECUTIVE DRIVEN DEMONSTRATOR 1 IP2 1971 CHEYELLE 4-DOOR SEDAN Fully equipped, Including power steering and power brakes, radio, etc. Reg. Retail Price $4512. CHESTER POCZA $3900 Usffl BILL GIBSON JACK WYATT MURRAY BULLOCK Don't Fuddle Duddle around - Hurry down to Ben/s for the Best Buys Ever! JIM NACHAY See this one now! OCN10A 1968 Chevrolet BISCAYNE 4-DOOR SEDAN V8, automatic, radio, power steering and brakes, . Deal New On This On*. $1950 Try this en* outl OCN36A 1969 Chevrolet BEL AIR 4-DOOR SEDAN 6 cyt., automatic trans., radio. A Real Beauty at $1950 in ^Hurry in for this handy) unitl OC18B 1968 Chevrolet Station Wagon V8 motor, automatic trans., power steering. $1950 'For real economy this onel OP229A 1969 CHEVY II 2-DOOR SEDAN 6 cylinder, auto matie trans., radio. The Best of the Compacts At Only $2150 JOHN SINCLAIR DON DEMERS JACK HOVAN JOHN TAA1 See me en this! Camper Special 1969 Chevrolet Vz ton long wheelbase, V8, automatic, wide side box, radio. See This One Now at Only $2595 # Convenient GMAC Terms Top trade-in allowances CHE1 OLD! Fast appraisals and deliveries ^*C(ni rot j MOTORS , INSURANCE _ CORPORATION, Jfc -SO--~ SUPERMARKET CAR LOT - Phone 327-3148 SHOWROOM - Phone 327-3147 OAYLE JOHNSON NOW IN STOCK A GOOD SELECTION OF FACTORY FRESH 1971 c CHEVROLETS # CHEVELLES m CHEVY NOVAS 0 CAMAROS c VEGAS c OLDSMOBILES @ CUTLASSES m CADILLACS II CHEVROLET TRUCKS ;