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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Cowley wades in deep trouble tty C. A. caving in from the inrush llcraltl News spring melting. COWLEY After C. A. Weekes awoke- snowfalls someone in a.m. to the sound predicted (3 cep U'ou b Le water pouring into her base- the melt Then came more snow and sump pump had cut out fast moving the water rose some three Mayor Gordon Johnson flung 01 1 n vail able snowmo viitg m a-chineiy into action as citizens reported flooding of basements, Water bega n to move in or more. Tom ami Leslie Weekes discovered that a backing-up of water on the street had be-coire di ve rtc d towards the house. homes from the hastily-shovelled barrier Ditches, Jong plugged much to slow this down and snow, had (o be pump was put into action Mountainous drifts had lo Even so it is working broken down a nd pushed nny open spot in the street, headlights Homes snugly surrounded in use as the snowmovers drifts have fared the to build barriers to re- especia Uy where Ihe terra flood water over night. was the battle against flood Frozen-up culverts are on, along Highway 3 anoth- ripped up in a desperate battle is under way just to halt the over-filling of of C o w 1 c y s railway ed out where a huge lake has Cafe-owner Sam Fong lias up just north of the Fed- water-filled and the Wheat Pool eleva- Mrs. Hewitt had run through her house from is Hie volume of water huge drifts wrapped around her it is getting into bins because the motors that usually Laverne Preston's grain or pump water are flooded. Hacler and Arnold Tollcf- the operators, have, been working desperately to reduce damage as much as possible. strong spring run-off is trail threatening bridge over the Crowsnest Uiroe miles northwest oJ For any farms along the Oldman River farther east, Ih? beginning of spring break- VULCAN Harvey is creating some alarm as was returned as president ice starts to move. the Vulcan and District Horse Association at the cent meeting of the group held at the County Admlnistrat i o UGG Bruce Daniells was elected vice president and Mrs. held Ian Fishsr was returned as T Z I KO M (HNS) The United Grain Growers Don Mitchell was its first delegate supper in the Efzikom Com- The association will sponsor Hall with a fair atten- TO mile endurance trail Saturday, July 1. The starting point will be banquet was served bv the Eizikom Recreational Asso- Vulcan District Arena and will end there 12 hours tha supper, chairman Eddie presented his Posters are heing remarks and intro- throughout the province and the head table and del- tries are open to anyone guest, Harold Street, reported on the annual Rules and regulations may obtained from Bruce Daniells Dickson, director of the David talked on tho grain move- A barbecue and dance and what is to be expect- planned for the in the near future. The association is man Art Weibe closed that there may be oilier several remarks and a planned by organizations period. might add to the interest of slides were shown by trail ride and fill out a and Mrs. Leonard Bach holm. pV f Morck to speak March 21 COLE MAN (CNP Bureau) P. L. Morck, secretary-man- ager of the Alberta Fish and Gamo Association, will speak at Lhc C'oleman Fisti and Game Association meeting in the Coleman Lions Hail at p.m. Tuesday, March 21. Water rates increased BLAIRMOTIE (CNP Bureau) Council has increased water rates to per month from J3.50. Business and oilier rates will be raised. Installation of a new waler main along 20th Ave. last sum- mer and purchase ol fluorida- tion equipment spurred the in- crease. Progress is being made on surveying of two new subdivi- sions which will provide 35 res- idential lots. The annual meet- ing will he hold in the Blair- more Credit Union Hall at Ularch 27. Abandoned shack burns BLALTtMORE (CNP Bureau5 An abandoned log shack, used as a meeting place by a number of young people, burn- ed at about 10 p.m. recently. Four young peopie had been seen going to the shack and firemen feared they might have been trapped. It started from an overheat, ed stove. RDEK okays summer lots NATAL HINS1 An exten- sive recreational development, planned for the Athalmer area, has gained acceptance "in con- cept" from the Regional Dis- trict of East Kootcnay board. It will be known as Tama- rack Estates and will cover more than acres. would see lots of not less than square feet sold "to people who Ijve in the rily, mainly Calgary and Edmonton, who want a piece of land in the country to which to escape for two or three months i n the summer." The description is that of Da- vid Scott, owner of the land, who spoke to the RDEK board seeking "approval in principle" lor the development. AT SEA Cowley residents spent the winter surround- ed by mountains of snow. Now they're battling flooded streets, yards and basements. Many residents awoke to the sound of water pouring into their basements. -C. A. Weekes Photo ?AST EFFICIENT SERVICE! W.dneidoy, MnreS 15, 1972-THE LE1HBRIDGE HERAID-5 T v. 25TH wedding anniversary rscenlly will) an open house one) danco at the Coutts Civic Cenire Active m Seoul-Guide work since 1958, 111ey are both communily-minded citizens Mrs Robinson being the village secretary since 1961. They were married March 10, 1947, at Wallasey, Cheshire, England, and have two Afrlony and Dennis. 'S Short and Longileevei. Broken Sires, Smalt only. Reg. 3.95 lo 4.95 SPECIAL FANTASTIC SPRING SAVINGS MEN'S. COMBINATION UNDERWEAR MEN'S SHIRTS MEN'S SUITS 1 Q-50 L B Short sleeva. long legs. Sizei 38 to 40. Reg. 3.95. SPECIAL AS LONG AS THEY LAST .95 ALL SPRING HATS STETSON 1.85 MANHATTAN T95 318 5th SOUTH ALTERATIONS EXTRA OPEN MONDAYS PHONE 327-4210 NGLISH BONE CHINA and STEMWARE TELEPHONE ORDERS WELCOMED. SALE COMMENCES TOMORROW, THURSDAY, MARCH loth AND CONTINUES FOR 10 ACTION-PACKED DAYS! SHOP FOR OTHER TERRIFIC BUYS THROUGHOUT THE STORE AS WELL IN AU DE- PARTMENTS! CALL FOR FREE DELIVERY! Any items rn patterns normally carried, that are not in stock will be ordered for you at the sale price; however, we ask your patience on these orders as suppliers are experiencing delays of up to severaf months in obtaining many patterni of English Bens China. OPEN HOURS: Open Monday to Saturday a.m. lo p.m. except Thursday and Friday a.m. ie> 9 p.m. DOWNTOWN 606-608 3rd Avenue South Phone 327-5767 BONE CHINA PATTERNS SAVE UP TO WEDGEWOOD ROYAL DOULTON ROYAL WORCESTER MINTON ROYAL ALBERT AYNSLEY SPODE PARAGON CAMBRIDGE STEMWARE PATTERNS BALTIC BLUE RUBY BY WALDONIA SWIRL BY SPODE ARABESQUE MARIO EXQUISITE CHARMANT DUCHESS. MIRAGE CONVENIENT TERMS AVAIUBLEI USE YOUR CHARGEX OR HOYT'S OWN CHARGE PLAN! YOU ALWAYS DO BETTER AT: DOWNTOWN 606-608 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5767 ;