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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, May 2, 1973 Crowsnest Pass News 1SPW jokiaJ Coleman taxes holding steady DFCOIX Crowsnest Pass Bureau COLEALVN Coieman ccun- cil struck tax rate at 88 mills at a iei_ent special meeting It s the i a m e rate as last seai Couicil a 10 per cent discount on taxes if paid. 30 fiom da'e of mailing Fue per cent vill bs allowed on pajmen. ot cunent taxes if after 30 da; i, and before 60 dajs fiom the date of mail- ing. An increase in elecluc rates disclo ej and ctedii.d to the Calgan. Power in- crease to t h e town s electnc companv. "he commercial rate comprises set vice charge per month kilowatt of de- mand For tne fiia, du kilcwai s per 1-i'ovatt of de- mand, the 000 at four cents per ki'cwa t and 1000 kilo- watts at I1, cen's per kilowatt A discount of 10 cent wil' be allowed if paid the set discount da e The includes a 53 service ciaige from one to 200 kilowatt hous at 21- cents -nd tic-al ever 200 kilowatt hours at 1 certs per kilowatt hour dsLoant of 30 cenls is allowed if account are paid by tne discount date The rates became effec'ne Apnl 1 Electrical decartmeit super- intendent Ern e "Mcntalbe ti re- ported tov'-n will to purchase a lai aer pump to pro- the towns gtcving water needs The pump will cost S4 000 Ho also repoi ed Con- struction is replacing town light standards. It will cost the town per day plus mate- ral The primary lines ar.d some secondary lines will ser- vice the new Pine View subdi- i v L-ion i The town has engaged the services of an independent gas to check the tovvn- ovvTied gas sjs'cm as a safety precaution for users Town foreman Rudy Szymanek reported work on the town reservoir is progressing 'favorably on the side- walk program is scheduled to start in the near future May has been declared cleanup month and town crews will be I hauling local garbage aw ay ['within reason) from residents' homes 1 membership in the local I tourist association was ap- proved Council nodded consent 'to the Foothills Association for 'the Mentally Retarded to con- 1 duct a Flowers of Hops cam- paign Calgary Power will be ad- vised fip town was not given I previous notification of the cnange of procedure when a 1 change of billing from meter demand to horsepower was i made Major John Holyk, secretary i John Kapalka and some mem- bers of council will attend the regional zone meeting of mu- nicipalities to be held at Card- Eton May 10 A report from James Burger, inspector of the Chinook Health Unit and the provincial labora- 1 ton of public health, indicated the water supply is satisfac- jton Pincher swimmers called by coach PTACHFR CRCEK Spe- cial) Const Coles who is to be swim coach of the Pinche: Creek Dolphins, has called for registiation of all swim club members for Wednesday 9 at 7pm. in the town hall It ji moat important that desuous of joining the club attend Const Coles plans to pre readiness activi- ties start as soon as possible. Const Mike Millege Anna Bakker and Sba' on Thomas will assist At a recent clab meeting tliere uas a good attendance of parents and a slate of of- ficers for the 1973 season was chosen as follows Ted Wat- son, president Harriet Dick- ie, Marlene Andrew, sccietan treasur- er, Campbell telephone, Bettj suits New sweat suits were pur- Chased in 1972 These will be given to active members af- ter a deposit of has been paid This will be icfunded if the suits are retuined in good condition at the end of the season A certain degree of atten- dance is expected before swimmers can participate in meets Two trophies, one for girls and one for bojs, will be presented at the wind-up. These will be for the swim- mers who contribute the most to club spirit, not just for swimming, but with enthusi- asm helpfulness and most impioved swimmer Mr Watson will attend the regional sports meeting May 2 Lethbridge Mrs B Frankcombe pool superv isor, Miss Anna Backer and Miss Sharon Thomas will attend a course at Calgary, May 4 to 6 Two delegates were chosen to attend the ASSA conven- tion at Red Deer. They are Mrs T Watson, and Mrs. D. Andrew with Mrs. B Thom- as as alternative. Tentative dates of July 10 foi Summer Games swim- offs and Aug 11 for a local svvirn meet were set The pool staff for 1973 will be Mrs Brian Frankcombe, supervisor Paul Degen, as- sistant supervisor, life guard instructors, Glen Robb, Neil Schlosser, Sharon Thomas, Cathy Gingras, Anna Bakker and Elizabeth Peeters. Slingerland barn swept by iire PICTLRE BUTTE (Special) s battled 3'2 hours a hla7c on thp farm of Tony u d No estim ilc of propcitv dam- age was available from Picture Butte Fire Chief Bill Vogt It was leported a large pig barn and other buildings were destroyed Fire resulted fiom the burn- ing of weeds It commenced in the morning before winds swept through the area. The increase m wind quickly swept the fire out of control The farm is located four miles southwest of Shaugh- nessy. Fire control was difficult due to the water being distant No insurance coverage was carried on the buildings de- stroyed Foam nozzle fill house with f ire-kill ing bubbles PIXCHER CREEK (Special) The Pincher Cieck Fne bn gade has acquired a new type of foam. The unit attaches directly to a fire hose It foam- making fluid fiom a caiinis'er Lrdcr 160 pounds nn7zle pies- sure, it eimls Biifficipnt foam in a matter of minutes to com- pletely fill an average res- idence Foam is a smothering agent which,