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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta ieiunlay. March 74, T973 THE LtTHBRIDOE HSSALD 3 Each councillor would for attendance at 5-hour meeting By ROSS CIBB Herald News Service TABER Remuneration of the mayor and councillors ot the Town of Taber was ba- sically doubled across tlie board at a recent meeting of council. Effective April 1, council- lors will receive for at- tendance at council meetings, (formerly with over- time over three hours at per hour. For committee meetings, the fee is per hour with a minimum of as com- pared with the straight previously paid. Out of town commillee meetings, unless otherwise compensated, will draw and for full day sessions (formerly In addition to attendance remuneration, the mayor and deputy mayor position pay- ments are now doubled to for the mayor and for the deputy mayor. One-third of all remunera- tion is considered expenses for income tax purposes. Car mileage allowance of 14 cents per mile remains unchanged. At the same meeting, coun- cil authorized an increase in auditor's fees from to payable to Colleaux and Mills, Taber. Grades 5 and 6 win band instructions; start them early says Taber teacher TABEU (HNS) 'em while they're young" is the mollo of N. Milton Iverson, mu- sic director f o r Taber School Division 6. This motto has been accepted by the public school board and band instruction will begin in Engine and caboose ivhip across Highway 52 The railway engine crossing Highway 52 west of Raymond activated couse it is unfamiliar lo them, or ignore it after glancing up and down o warning signal. A red light, under crossing sign, is flashing end bells the tracks, are ringing. But many motorisls are either panicked by this signal, be- Railway crossings are killers Central School's Grades 5. and 6 hi all of the Taber elemen- tary schools. The board deem- ed that the pressures of time and the inconvenience of dis- tances present too many prob- lems. Stated Mr. Iverson, "I am Tamasha smash success at Iron Springs United By D'AKCY RICHARD Herald District Editor Railway crossings are tak- ing far too many lives in southern Alberta. Motorists don't know what to do at railway crossings. Confusion is rampant among drivers. When approaching railway crossings, a good many drivers, too many by far, throw the driver's man- ual out the window. They forget everything they ever learned about a red light. The first sign a motorist sees when approaching a Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vemon Decoux, Resident BlalrmorB Phone 567-2149 REPORT your to... THeLetWnridgeHeraU I I Correspondent in Your Area STIRLING I j MRS. f. B. ZAUGG..................... 756-3324 TABER 1 ROSS GIBB........................... 223-2252 2 1 TURIN g MRS. PAUt JUHAR 738-4394 1 TYREIL'S LAKE g MSS. HOWARD HAM11NC- 642-2263 VAUXHALL E MRS. R. W. POWERS 654-2369 B WARNER B MRS. PEARL IIEBEIT 442-3610 I SPARWOOD B MRS. MOllY IATKA 425-6617 B Contact these people For your District News H or Classified Advertising Farm Loans FARM CREDIT ACT- provides long term mortgage loans to develop profitable farm businesses. Farm Syndcate Credit Act- provides joint loans for machinery purchases to groups of three or more farmers. SMALL FARM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM- special credit assistance to small formers In building up sound operations; grants to retiring farmers of small units. FARM CREDIT CORPORATION Credit Advisor: J. R. GRAHAM Telephone: 234-3793 Office location: FORT MACLEOD Field Area: M.D. of WILLOW CREEK and PINCHER CREEK railway crossing is the Rail- way Advance Warning Sign will) Tab added lo show the crossing angle. The driver's manual says: "Proceed wilh caution and cross only when it is ab- solutely safe to do so." Tlie driver of a vehicle ap- proaching a- flashing red traf- :ic light must come to a stop. must not proceed until he can move in safety. Alberta Motor Association driver instructors tell their students to turn the radio down and roll the window alf way "If the light isn't working, they'll hear the train siren." But when the light is work- ing, for many drivers it's a first experience. It's some-, thing new. So are the bells. They can panic. Ahout a year ago, the Mo- tor Vehicle Branch at Ed- monton issued a directive to driver examiners concerning railway crossings. It was no longer necessary to take peo- ple seeking a regular driver's licence to a railway crossing during the test. These same drivers will stop at thousands of red lights in the city. But there's a good chance they will never see a red light at a railway crossing. They don't go on that often, AMA instructors drive stu- dents to these crossings. They visit the Fort Macleod crossing or the crossing near the Lctlibridge public stock- yards. Would you say a lot of peo- ple don't-know how to han- dle these crossings? "They don't, this is very said one AMA instruc- tor. TRIPS SIGNALS The signals are acliviated by the train. It reaches a designated point on the track. This is based on the speed of the fastest train that would be running on that particular track. It is set up to give ade- quate time for a vehicle on the road to stop. AT NIGHT At night these signals can bo confused with truck or cdr lights. "You can hit it before you know what is said an AMA instructor. Crossings are so dangerous that all Greyhound buses must stop at every crossing. The driver opens the door to the bus and listens intently. FOR CLASS 1 Sid Healy, examiner in charge of the motor vehicles branch at Lethbridge, says railroad crossings are in- cluded in Die driving test for those seeking higher class li- cences. The average driver is not required to go anywhere near one. "We can't have a test that takes us one and one-hall says Mr. Healy. The rules, he says, are clearly stated in the Alberta Operators' Manual. These are free for the asking. "We question them in re- gard to said one exam- iner. "They must know it." As a matter of actual fact, the manual has quite a bit of information on railroad crossings. Out it comes in a section of the book des- ignated for school bus driv- ers. "Do not overtake and pass when approaching or driving over a railway crossing." There arc seven steps to be followed at railway crossings. "Ask for silence from the children you are re- quired to stop at rail- way crossings." School bus drivers are told, "If an automatic warning signal is operating and no train is approaching the driv- er should ascertain, if at all possible, the cause of the warning and should NOT cross the tracks until it is absolutely certain tbe move- ment can be done in safety." It would appear that this passage should be required reading (or all drivers and not only those who operate school buses. As one examiner says, "When you come to a red light, you must stop. This means" a dead "'stop. The sig- nal could be going for 25 min- utes because the engine hasn't cleared that area. You must make a complete stop, see if it is safe to proceed, and then proceed." At the Coalhursl crossing, the signal is usually on morn- ing and night. Drivers slow down and then cross. It could be dangerous. The Canadian Transport Commission has a set formu- la by which signals are in- stalled and paid for by the railways and local govern- ments concerned. Maybe it's time to take a clear look at these signals. IRON SPRINGS (HNS) A Tamasha marked the end of a study in India here. The Iron Springs United Church was filled to overflow- ing for the event. Spearheaded by Mrs. Craig Miller, it marked tne comple- tion of a study on India by the CGIT, UCW and the Sunday School. The basement ot the church was converted into an Indian village. Booths were erected from materials supplied by the Mission Festival Trailer, A penny carnival, reminis- cent of an Indian market place, was operating. CGIT members served three foods native to India: Jalehis, Vendaloo, and dahl. Souvenirs of India were pro- vided .by Rev. A. Baldeo anc for the occasion Mrs. Baldeo was dressed in a sari. [JCJW samples India food IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Iron Springs United Church Women met recently at the home of Mrs. J. E. Jorgensen with Mrs. T. C. Noble presid ing. Mrs. Olaf Mehlen conducted the worship service 'and pro- gram using India as her topic Members viewed handicraft jewels and souvenirs of India India food was sampled. The April meeting will b held at the home of Mrs. W Alexander. Farm Loons FARM CREDIT ACT- provides long term mortgage loans to develop profitable farm businesses. Farm Syndicate Credit Act- provides joint loans for machinery purchases to groups of three or more farmers. SMALL FARM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM- special credit assistance to small farmers in building up sound operations; grants to retiring farmers of small units. FARM CREDIT CORPORATION Credit Advisor: SHELDRAKE Telephone: 327-0752 Office Location: POST OFFICE [offer April 9 Holiday Village) Field Area: COUNTIES OF VULCAN, WARNER, LETH- BRIDGE and MD's OF TABER AND CARDSTON Town of Coaldale NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that a Meet- ing of the Electors of the Town of Coaldale will be held in the Sportsplex on Wednesday, the 28tli day of March, 1973, ot o'clock P.M., for the discussion of Municipal Affairs for the year ending December thirty-first, 1972. The sanctuary of the church eatured a general mission heme. At II a.m. Mr. Baldeo show- d slides and films of his trip o India last summer. most anxious to get instrumen- tal teaching begun in Grade 5. I liave always thought that Grade seven was just a little too late." Over the next few weeks, Mr. Iverson will be meeting with pupils and parents of Central School so that preparatory work can be completed and some instruments purchased in readiness for the next school year. More district pages 8, 9, 34 I1 fi ti1: f HAVE QUESTION ABOUT YOUZ WCOMTAX '5. H R BLOCK guarantees Jfie accuracy of every re- turn we prepare. If a quei< COMPLETE lion arses about your re- RETURNS turn, call the nearest BLOCK office. We'll stand by you a) no extra cost. Jl's one or the many year'roirndserv'cesyoucan expect- ot H R BLOCK. GUARANTEE We guarantee accurate preparation of every (ax return. If we make any errors that cost you any penalty or in- terest, we will pay only that penalty or interest.__________ ca (Mudi'i Jenriw Wife Otw 6000 Offiwi k JUwfcti 815 3rd AVE. SO 314 13th ST. NO. WEEKDAYS 9 tc 9; SAT. 9 to 5 PHONE -157-3712 OPEN SATURDAY NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY BILL CHR1STENSEN FARM AUCTION SALE To be held Ui Miles East of Kirkcaldy or 4 Miles South of Vulcan on Highway 23 and 1% Miles East. MONDAY, MARCH 26, 1973 SAIE STARTS AT A.M. SHARP TERMS: CASH Lunch will be served by UCW Champion GB Propane Iraclor wilh cab; 1969 Maisey Ferguson Model 135, 3-pl. hitch, frinl end loader and Multiple controls. 587 hours. FULL UNE OF 3-PT. HITCH EQUIPMENT-5 ft. Massey Ferguson rotary rnower; bottom plows, 2 bottom plow, 6 ft. disc; 10 fl. spring looth harrow; 5 ft. cultivator; John Deere 5 ft. cultivator; 6 ft. Deerborn double disc; 1 I ft. Deer- hitch wire roller; Donheuser post driver; 12 ft. rotcuy borrow; Deerborn back end scoop; 14 ft. Deerborn harrow; post hole digger; Massey Ferguson straight Made, 3 pt. hitch, OTHER MACHINERY-John Deere double disc; John Deere Kil- jfer Noble blade; Model M wilh straight or John Deere cultivator, 14 fl; New Holland crop chopper; No. 36 6 ft. side mounted mower; International 7 ff. oilbath road drag; lawn packer; Ib. cement filled packer? 16 ft. steel rood drog; Minneapolis 12 fl. discer; 42 ft. weed hand spray guns; front end loader for Ford trac- tor; Oliver 4 bottom plow; 1 sets jerk harrows, fl. and fl.; Eversman land Moforcoach 4-wheel wagon; International 12 ft. high wheel drill; 12 ft. of deep furrow peckers, section; 10 ft. dump rake; antique corn cultivator; 2 swath turners. TANKS-100 gallon slip tank; gallon fuel tank; 300 Ian water lank. MISCELLANEOU5-300 ft. of 2-Tnch plastic hose; 300 ft. of 114 inch plastic hose; 200 ft. of heavy 3" hose; large quantity of wagon wheels (approximately Sprinkler pipe, ft. sections, 3" with risers, Snowmobile trailer; 12 fl. fibreglass boot, 5 Johnson motor; Terra-Tiger 6-wheel all terrain vehicle; Davis RT 36 trencher with gas malorj power scythe; 8 h.p. Briggs-Stralton motor; snow blower aTr coo Ted motor; P.T.O. grass seeder; seleclion of motors; tractor wheel weights; about 200 treated posts; snowfence; hogwire; barb wire- large quantity of telephone wire; 5 h.p. garden roto- liller. SHOP shop bench; power hacksaw; bolt racks; Block and Decker drill; electric block and Decker Vi drilf, electric; Forney 240 combination electric welder and light plant; Comet 180 eleclric welder; 220 extension cord for welding sfonds; acetylene welder; laps and die sets; socket sets; anvil; Hoover grinder and stand; electric hydraulic selection of brass fittings and stand; shop bins; electric motors, various sizes; 2 deep-well pumps; pro- pane torch and tank; telephone w3re tighteners and crimpers; saws; levels; grease guns; quantity of belli; 1 1on hyd. fack; 3-ton hyd. jack; fire extinguishers; I h.p. Beolty pump; hydraulic rarm; 1 hand rachct hydraulic blue propane trac- tor filler; 3 lawn mowers; mf seel fan ecus graden and lawn sprinklers; quanlity of cement sewer tiles; garden tools; large selection of shop tools loo numerous lo mention. CARS AND TRUCKS-1963 Lincoln Continental, 4-door, off- whitfl, 440 motor, miles, jus! like new; 1969 GMC ion 910 custom, miles, fiberglass camperelte; 1950 Chev. panel truck wilh 17 inch wheels, 1 ton, electrified drive-through gates, Koehn; suit- able for any type of livestock, liies from 12 fi. to 20 ft. RCA combination TV-rcdio and sfereo; 1 porr- able Singer elecfrfc sewing machine; Efectrohome 21-inch TVf 7-inch MareonT TV; exercising cot. matlress and bed; wicker chair; lawn chairs; single bed; vacuum cfeoners; Remington pump 22 rifle; Frigidalre washer and dryer, electric; Hot- poini washing machine; Easy spin dryer; propane cookstove; dining room table and 6 chairs, walnut finish; stacking chairs; 9 ft. chesterfield and matching 4 ft. lovescat. Turquoise color; 2 Blue colored1 arm chairs; radio and tape recorder combina- tion; stuffed Peacock; J. J. Toy for safe, fireproof, approxi- mately Hi cu. fl. storage. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: This h merely a guide Ime as to what will ba offered for sale. The items offered have been looked after and should1 be seen to be appreciated. Any information on above may be received by phoning B. Chmfensen at 284- 4059. -AUCTIONEERS- Tom Ruggles Frank Mdnenly Lie. CHAMPION, AITA. Phone 792-2206 Lie. 672 (100-15) ARROWWOOD, ALTA. Piione S34-3B10 ;