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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The District Ranchers flay White Spruce development PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Ranchers and rural residents of the Pmcher Creek MD in the Coalfield's area, about 20 miles west of here, have expressed opposition to a private recreational development proposed by the White Spruce Land Company of Lethbndge Provincial recreation Kinsmen crowning PINCHER CREEK (Special) Miss Nancy Jensen was crowned Kinsmen Queen at the recent Pmcher Creek Figure Skating Club' Ice Revue Representing Livingstone High School, Lundbreck, Miss Jensen defeated contenders, Miss Joanne Crook of Matthew Halton High School and Miss Rhonda Stuckey of St Michael s High School The queen was chosen on the volume of ticket sales MacEwan to speak HIGH RIVER Lieut Gov Grant MacEwan will speak at council appreciation night here April 26 The civic banquet will pay tribute to more than 100 men and women who have served on council since 1906 when the town was incorporated official Max Gibb of Lethbndge is a principal in the firm It has an option on about acres of land west of Beaver Mines and near the West Castle ski resort area About 40 people expressed concern on what is termed the White Spruce development They met at the Community Centre recently with Pincher Creek MD councillors Bob Toney and Bill Crook in attendance The proposal calls for cottages on one-acre parcels and shares in the wide-ranging area Local residents say the prime vacation and recreation area should be kept for controlled public use with camping areas provided The company's proposal will be probed again Thursday by the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission It has not yet granted subdivision approval to the firm Vintage reported Wadneftday, March 20, 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Taber skaters 'a top show9 PINCHER CREEK (Special) Coun Thomas Hammond told the Pincher Creek MD council recently that seven people residing at the Crestview Senior Citi- zens' Lodge here are older than 90 They are Louise Kunkel, Annie McTavish, Bndgit Aschacher, Maude Allison, Emma Tustian, Jack Lockhart and Henry Altermat Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON OECOUX. RMktont Rip., BMrmora-Phoiw S62-2149 'WEEK-END' sums People from near and far come to HERB'S WESTERN WEAR Stwctor th. R j. Fnmkt family Boys' Wrangler Brown Jeans Sim 16 18 6 95 CLEMMKAT Faded Blue Jean Jackets OEMMAT ,20 Pairs Man's Striped U.S. 11.95 CUMMGAT 100 Pairs Men's Western Boots CLUNK AT 150 Pairs Boys' Western Boots Nit IB ..........nmmia 15 Pair Ladies' Slicks OEMMKAT 499 II95 2Q95 Q95 995 Pincher introduces garbage bylaw Storm victim Several school buses operated for the Blood Band were immobilised by the storms of the past two days and by condi- tions on narrow ruial roads, the bus co- ordinator for the band said Tuesday. PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Pincher Creek Municipal District council has introduced a garbage disposal bylaw It is designed to prevent scattering of litter on the countryside and to "prevent deterioration of the environment Under the bylaw, given second reading recently, all garbage must be contained "in a secure bag or recepticle or securely tied in a bundle Reeve Hilton Pans said he had bundled newspapers and found it cut the garbage to about one-third of its original "This might sound like a stiff bylaw but it is not said Reeve Phans TABER (HNS) "One of the best was the way some described this year's edition of the Taber Figure Skating Club's annual ice carnival Two performances were presented with both drawing very large crowds "This is probably the most professional performance I've commented one parent She has been connected with the carnival for the past several years From a financial point of view the presentation was a marked success as well Even the sale of programs was well up over years past The group ordered 300, and the printer donated 100 extra to the group 'just in case There were only five left Directed by Joanne Englehardt of Lethbndge, club insti uUur, u was basea on the settling of western Canada, with a tribute to the RCMP Costumes, made by the skaters' mothers, were vividly colored and most effective Guest skaters from the Calgary Calalta Club included their senior women's Vulcan motel Farmers' market 'too much work' TABER (HNS) The Taber Chamber of Commerce says a full-time farmers' market is not needed here Chamber members made a careful study of the proposition The view is shared by a number of farmers in the area They say they would not have time to look after such an enterprise Reporting to the regular chamber meeting this week, agriculture committee chairman Keith Lawlor said, 'Nobody really wants a farmers' market The chamber has suggested a "mini market" which it feels might be located in the area of the Taber Community Centre It would be operated on weekends only. Other regulations under the, bylaw "No person shall dispose of materials containing insecticides or pesticides or any other residual chemicals without first obtaining the permission of an official of the MD "No person shall place any household garbage, motor vehicles, machinery, scrap iron, building materials, animal carcasses or any other thing that cannot be placed in a secure bag or recepticle "Any person violating any provisions of the bylaw shall upon summary conviction be liable to a fine of not more than District I planned calendar The annual LDS Church Gold and Green Ball will be held at 9 p m Friday in the Stirling Cultural Hall with Bill Myers providing the music The Pincher Creek Fish and Game Club will hold its annual Awards Night at 8 p m Saturday. March 30, in the town hall The annual meeting of the Michel-Natal District Hospital Society will be held at 2 p m Sunday, March 31 m the Sparwood Municipal Hall VULCAN Parker Holdings of Lethbndge, owned by Stan Parker is going to build a motel on Highway 23 here It will be the first motel here The second phase of the development could be a specialized food outlet A third phase will be a 50-stall serviced trailer park The motel will have cabin- style buildings These contain two units under each roof and were used in the former Holiday Motel at Lethbndge champion. 15-year-old Peggy McLean, and the dancing pair. Doug Kortguard and Maura Knowles Local soloists included the 1973 southern Alberta novice women s champion, Suzanne McDonald, along with Marilyn Kuno. Leona Metz, and Marion Campbell Skating pairs were Michelle Poulsen and Debbie Ingram. Wendy Perini and Bermce Campbell, and Paul McDonald and Angela Bembi Hutterhes offer land for airstrip PINCHER CREEK iSpeiidi; Hutteiites heie are going to sell some land in a deal that will benefit everyone The Pincher Creek Municipal District council has completed negotiations with the Pincher Creek Huttenan brethren for an option to purchase up to 80 acres of land for an airstrip The option cost the MD 000 and may be exercised any time up to August. 1975 The proposed airstrip is situated about one mile west of Pincher Station, south of the old Highway 3 SEED CONTRACTS High Prices Contracts now availabla for PEAS and other SEED CROPS COLUMBIA SEED Co. Ltd., Vauxhall Phone 654-2535 Crowsnest Pass snow popular winter fun BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Scores of visitors from the cities and rural areas of Southern Alberta are taking advantage of the deep snows around the Crowsnest Pass and are spending their weekends in outdoor sports Numerous visitors are taking advantage of the splendid slopes on the nearby, easily accessible mountains to enjoy family tobogannmg, skiing, skidoomg or just having a wintertime picnic Others are enjoying ice fishing and some 'good catches are being reported Preparations are now underway for the annual Bunny Bonspiel to be held at Easter time and reports indicate that another excellent weekend of fun is in store for the many visitors that make the spiel an annual WSSTEEI ffHB 301 5Hi Slreel Lethbridge 'We Buy Raw Fura Phone collect [-W5TBII Agriculture man Ron Sera, formerly of Coaldale. has been ap- pointed communications specialist with the B.C. agriculture department. He studied at the U of L and received a B. Sc. al the University of Alberta in 1971. He grew up on an irrigation and cattle farm. 1 1' I DEM. NOW Only Tour Daya toft ...j. flieateal Sale In to ash In on the the Southwest! MOBILE HOM AND DtVELOPMilCr CO. LTD. CO.iTD. ;