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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, March LETHSftlDOE HERALD-15 Council briefs Coleman introduces bylaw to borrow building funds By VERN DECOUX Crowsnest Pass Bureau COLEMAN Coleman council has introduced a bylaw to borrow to build a new town office and library building. The bylaw will be forwarded Bail set at CRANBROOK (HNS) Bail of for the release of two Americans charged with drug trafficking here has been forfeited and bench warrants issued in B.C. County Court. Rory Steven Willets, 23, and Jimmie Dean Latham, 26, itinerant Californians, were arrested March at a hotel here. RCMP seized hashish to an estimated street value. They appeared on the charges April 4, 1973, before provincial Judge Howard King. He remanded them in custody to April 12 for hearing and denied bail. Their counsel, W. A. Stewart of Vancouver, successfully appealed the bail denial in B.C. Supreme Court and it was set at Mr. Stewart applied in county court here this week for permission to be relieved of the two men "whose present whereabouts are unknown." On application of crown counsel Peter Graham, the judge, approved warrant issue and bail forfeiture. to the Local Authorities Board for its consideration. Then the town will go to Coleman citizens with a plebiscite to decide whether or not the project will proceed. Cost of the building, estimated by Underwood, McLellan and Associates, is Council rejected a request from Bonnie Ully, Crowsnest Pass director, that council reconsider joining the agreement for operation and maintenance of the Pass Community Swiming Pool. The letter indicated that during the past two seasons the board has had to have a two-price system for season tickets for the pool. Those areas that are part of the recreation board have one 4Indian dept. should share police costs9 PINCHER CREEK (HNS) John Jackson, chairman of the police commission, has recommended that the town approach the department of Indian affairs to pay half the cost of policing the town and also half the cost of guarding. Mr. Jackson was authorized to approach the towns of Fort Macleod and Cardston for their support. Town hires new foreman NOBLEFORD (HNS) Robert Wescott has been appointed town foreman, following the resignation of John Warmink. Mr. Warmink has been village foreman for the past 12 years. He resigned to take an inside job. Mr. Wescott is married and has two children. His wife and family have joined him in the village. Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON DECOUX, Rtwdtnt Rtp., i PRE-SEASON SAVINGS FROM CARRIER 1974 Model AH1091 9.200 Btus: 7.0 EER Lightweight, carry-home con- venience Install it yourself in minutes Decorator front with simulated wood gram control panel Thermostat operation Two cooling speeds Flexible air flow control Ready-Mount installation kit S309.00 Carrier 1974 Model FJ2213 21.100 Btus: 7.0 EER Decorator styled grille Two-speed push button cooling Exhaust feature Lefl-lO-righJ air flow control Even-Temp thermostat Weather-Armor cabinet resists nisi corrosion Rapid-Mount installation kit SWE NOW UKE NEVER BEFORE 1709 2nd Aw. S. 328-5973 price and those communities not belonging to board pay a higher price. Coun. Emily Misura said a plebiscite on this matter had been held by the citizens of District calendar I The Barons-Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring infant and preschool clinics at Coalhurst, Tuesday, April 2, in the Coalhurst High School from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Taber, Tuesday, April 2, in the health unit office, in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Barnwell, Wednesday, April 3, in the school from 1 to 3 p.m.. Iron Springs, Wednesday, April 3, in the school from to p.m. Coaldale, Thursday, April 4, in the health unit office, (upstairs) in the town office building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Taber, Thursday, April 4, in the health unit office, in the Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. Grassy Lake, Friday, April 5, in the Chamberlain School from 1 to 3 p.m. Randy Nickleson from the leadership development branch of the department of culture, youth and recreation will speak at the southern Alberta area council of Junior Forest Wardens and Forest Guards annual bnaquet Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in the Elks Hall at Fort Macleod. Also in attendance at the affair will be Horst Schmidt, minister of culture, youth and recreation and George Brewster, chief Junior Forest Warden The Chinook Health Unit will conduct well-baby clinics at Fort Macleod April 2 in the health unit office from to p.m-----at Pincher Creek April 3 in the health unit office from to a.m. and to p.m. at Ciaresholm April 4 from a.m. to and to p.m. in the elementary school at Cowley April 4 from I 30 to p.m. at the parish hall at Coleman April 9 from to a.m. and 1.30 to p.m. at the United Church at Stavely April 9 from to p.m. in the elementary school at Pincher Creek April 10 from to a.m. and to p.m. at the health unit office at Blairmore April II from to a.m. and to p.m. at the health unit office... at Fort Macleod April 16 from to p.m. at the health unit office at Pincher Creek from to a.m. and to p.m. in the health unit office. at Ciaresholm April 18 from to a.m. and to p.m. in the elementary school... at Granum April 26 from to p.m. in the elementary school Nobleford Branch 257 of the Royal Canadian Legion will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Legion Hall at Nobleford Nobleford United Church Women will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the church basement and a rummage sale is set to be held Wednesday, April 24. in the Legion Hall. Coleman. They rejected the idea of Coleman being part of the board and thus the wishes of the people must be respected. Mayor John Holyk said that no two-price system should exist as other sports facilities in the 'Pass, such as arenas, tennis courts and golf clubs, have one price. He said Coleman and Bellevue children, besides having to pay a higher price, also have to pay bus fare to and from the pool. Mayor John Holyk advised council the Crest View Lodge at Pincher Creek had a deficit of for operations of the past two months, due to the fact there are only 36 guests in the home. The capacity is 50 persons. The Crowsnest Pass Senior Citizens' home is filled to capacity and has a long waiting list. Senior citizens here no longer have to go to Pincher Creek. He felt that it might be necessary to levy one mill on the tax rate to cover the deficit. It was disclosed that L. Y. Taylor of Calgary has been named counciliator for negotiations between the Town of Coleman and CUPE representatives. The meeting will commence April 2 in the Coleman town- hall. Bow Island annexes property BOW ISLAND (Staff) A quarter section of land has been annexed by the Town of Bow Island but annexation of government road allowances north and east of the quarter was not approved by the provincial local authorities board. The board said there was no evidence given that the town would be the originator of increased traffic on the roads. At the same time the board reached the conclusion that it should protect the farm unit headquarters of Albert Schauffcie. This will be for a fixed term of years and is renewable on his application in order that his farm operation may remain competitive with that of adjacent rural farmers. He has 9.7 acres in the annexed area. The annexed land will be reassessed by the town and deleted from the County of Forty-Mile tax rolls. However, unless subdivided, the farmland in the annexed area will be assessed until the end of 1978 as if it had remained in the county. Fire chief appointed NOBLEFORD (HNS) The Nobleford volunteer fire department is now headed by Chief Dan Babb. He succeeds William Hoffman. Chief Babb has been a firefighter here for three vears. Report your news to The Lctlibriiigc Herald Correspondent In Your Am COALHURST VRS. WIARGA OKKEN 328-0061 CLARESHOLM PAUL ANDERSON M M OR1MSEN 235-3615 COALDALE MRS PETER 7YMBURSK1 345-3921 COUTTS MRS HENRY HACKS CRANBROOK, 0.C. NANCYM11ES 426-3232 DELSONITA BARBARA JUHASZ 653-2176 for your District or Advertising Legion curling champs Pincher Creek curlers, from left, John Clarke, Mike Millege, Dennis Minion and Al Laatsch display the silverware bestowed on Royal Canadian Legion curling champions. They won the cup at Banff. They were welcomed home by an honor guard of redcoated RCMP and 400 cheering citizens. Seven wins and three losses copped the championship. Sawlog scale plummets Advisory in Nelson Forest area committee CRANBROOK (HNS) The Nelson Forest District sawlog scale, covering both East and West Kootenays, plummeted in March. Tallies for the month came to cubic feet, compared with cubic feet for March, 1973. The drop put the tally for the first quarter at cubic feet, which was three million lower than for the first quarter of 1973. Esau rink victorious NOBLEFORD (HNS) Trevor Esau and his mates emerged victorious in the Noble Central High School square draw this season. His rink included third Wes Hofman, second Gwen Luchia and Cheryl Martin. Fourteen rinks competed with four bidding for top place. Wracking wood industries uncertainties over the still- dealyed resource decisions, pending from the ministry of lands and forests, are now only part of the worries. Major plant yards are stacked with log inventories, since road restrictions lead into woods closure for spring runoff which in some areas runs into June. Objective is enough backlog for continuous production through runoff period. Added anxiety comes from expiration June 30 of the existing two-year labor management contracts, with negotiations for the three southern interior locals toward renewal tentatively set to start in April. No gas bills BARNWELL (HNS) Payment of natural gas bills will no longer be accepted through the post office at Barnwell. worthwhile TABER (HNS) -Theboard teacher advisory committee of the Taber school division, a year old, is proving to be a worthwhile venture for communicating between trustees and teachers. Trustees have expressed their satisfaction in results achieved through the committee. They have commended the teacher representatives for their "sincerity and helpfulness." Three teachers present were Laurie Chomany. Eric Johnson and Lloyd Erickson. Three trustees on hand were Heber Anderson, E. B. Peterson and Marvin Torrie, along with superintendent James L. George. Possible changes in policies regarding maternity leave and personal leave for teachers; and the board's budgeting procedures were discussed. More water sought at Pincher PINCHER CREEK (HNS) The Town of Pincher Creek has met with eingineers regarding increasing the water supply to the town. A resolution by Coun. Francis Sorge was passed "that the engineers be directed to undertake a study of Pincher Creek water supply the study to include storage and internal distribution of water for the Town of Pincher Creek, all aspects recoverable under the Alberta waterworks assistance program. "That the Town investigate the PFRA dam proposal. The town engineers are not to be engaged in dam investigation. Library report tabled PINCHER CREEK (HNS) One of the highlights of the year in the operation of the Pincher Creek and District Library was the completion of an agreement between the Pincher Creek Municipal District and the Town of Pincher Creek whereby the library is now being financed and controlled jointly. The agreement provides for an annual contribution by the town of per capita, of which 75 cents comes from Alberta government grants and 85 cents per capita from the MD of which 35 cents is a government grant. Negotiations are under way with the Village of Cowley and it is expected the village will join in the financing and operation of the library on the same terms as the MD, except that one member only of the executive committee will be appointed by the village. Management of the Library is provided by the executive committee to which three persons are appointed by the town and two by the MD. PHOTOGRAPHY 416 13th Street North, Lethbridge Phone 327-7449 FAMILY PORTRAIT From now until April 30th, 1974 you can have your family's portrait taken at our special low introductory rate. The sitting includes: Preview Prints (yours to keep) Print Chosen from the 4 poses ALL IN COLOR ALL FOR ONLY. 10 00 (for a family of five or less larger families at slightly higher price but package includes more previews) Appointments may be made for dates after April 30th, 1974 if they are booked and paid for prior to April 30th, 1974. Offer is limited to one per family. IN ADDITION E. R. Lilley Photography will guarantee this price for 7 similar sittings anytime within the next 7 years. NO OBLIGATION NO PRE-PAYING We carry a Complete Line of Albums Wedding Invitations at 41S-13th StrMt North Phorw 327-7449 328-3523 ;