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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta The South In short chooses officers BLAIRMORE Bureau I Helen Gibos has installed president of the Blairmore Catholic Womens .eague. The new slate includes vice resident. Peggy second vice Anne third vice president. Pheresa lean Hobson. secretary. Wary Price and publicity Polly Marcial. The CWL donated to the Peace and Development program. Mrs. G. Dau. Mrs J Galvon. Mrs. H. Lencucha. Mrs. C. Mahieux. Mrs. E. Vigna and Mrs M Yanota Sr. received their engraved silver .spoons in recognition of 25 years of service with the CWL. Ann Fantm. delegate to the CWL convention held in Lelhbndge reported on the event. Waddell shower at Hoping KTZIKOM A shower was held in the Hoping Centre recently to honor Wendy Waddell. Jaughter ot Mr. and Mrs John Waddell of Coutts. Assisting the bride-to-be with the gifts was her sister. Dawn Waddell. and the prospective groom's sister. Mary Harty. Mrs Mike Harty. Loretta Harty and Dixie Waddell. A table cloth and guest book was signed with Mrs. Robert Herbst in charge. The cloth was a gift from the Catholic Women's League which sponsored the shower Kescue competition June 1 NATAL The .second annual open pit mine rescue competitions for southern B C will be staged on Harmer Ridge at the Sparwood operations of Kaiser Resources Ltd The competitions take place June 1. starting at 8 a.m. and are held under the auspices of the Kast Kootenay Mine Safety Association Seven teams have entered the competitions including one each from Kaiser Resrouces. Fording Coal. Western Gypsum. Phoenix Copper. Similkameen Mines. Brenda Mines and Island Copper il'tahi Members of the Kaiser Resources team are Coach I'aul captain Ron Epp. vice captain Tom Lobbes. and team members Ole Rothel. Ed Pleessis. Bruce Graney. Lawrence Schlender and Horst Gandner Taber project under way TABKR i HNS i The Town ul Taber water and sewer department workmen have begun a program of replacement ot water lines in the business area of town preparatory to street resurfacing Before the streets will be opened again tor the installation of a storm .sewer system by Cunningham and at a Taber cost of This work is being delayed pending approval of a borrowing by-law not being publicized the press The storm sewer outfall line will be installed by Shannon Construction at a cost of 7-Eleven store going up TABEH i HNS i A new 7- Eleven store is now under construction on 50th Ave. across from the hospital This is the first of several commercial developments which include a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet.-a modern bank and a four-suite office building all of which have permits for development and building I IS FORMER SITE OF MOLMIE ENCAMPMENT CAHDSTON i Guy Bowlby of Aetna has leased an island on the St Mary River three miles east of Aetna that was once the site of encampment tor the Royal North West Mounted Police He leased the the southwest quarter of section 29. Uwnship 2. range 24. for grazing It is near the Big Bend lluttente Colony. W R leased sections 10 and 11. township 2. range 28. south ot Paine Lake These are annual grazing permits. They were brought to the attention ot the Cardston Municipal District council Monday We can get parts of these leases cancelled anytime we develop recreation on them. said one councillor Spariuood man in hospital following car-truck crash Sparwood. B.C. man is in satisfactory condition in Calgary Foothills hospital alter a car-truck collision Friday on Highway 3 near the Alberta-B.C border K liner Roper was a passenger in a car driven by Ravmond Allen. 22. of Sparwood. which collided with the rear of an empty coal truck about to make a left turn from the highway. The truck was driven by Allenson Brown. 34. of Bellevue The accident Friday. less than one mile east ol the border Allen and two other passengers were treated in Crowsnest Pass Municipal Hospital and were released this weekend Mr Revnolds was transferred to Calgary hospital immediately after the collision Kootenay campaigning began before gov't fell The HcraW District CRANBROOK When the federal government fell last two national parties already had candidates in the field for the Okanagan Kootenay constituency Howard Johnston of Vernon. PC candidate and former Socred member of Parliament had been named months ago and has made low key political sorties into the Kootenay area the past few His vote in' 1972 tallied 12.359. against Doug Stewart. with 12.401 William Mafcsylowich of Vernon. NDP candidate who placed third in 1972. was nominated even before Mr. Johnston Mr. Stewart. Liberal winner on that notified his contituents weeks ago he did not intend to seek return when an election was called. He plans to resume law practice in Kimberley. _ East Kootenay Liberals of the 700-mile long horseshoe constituency are in complete disarray. Minnie Wilder of Fairmont is Okanagan Kootenay president and had called a nominating convention at Golden for June 16 This has been advanced to Mav 26. Foresters to proceed with Blue Lake camp Rritlge cross at own risk Rough roads worry MD CRANBROOK i The Canadian Forestry southern interior with backing in principle of the Cranbrook Family Court will proceed at once on its wilderness area Blue Lake camp project near Canal Flats The objective is operation in 1975. This organization sponsors Junior Forest Wardens and CFA objective in this particular project is to provide CF.Vs fourth outdoor education centre for young people in the province. John Murray. Crestbrook fore'sier. is CFA region chairman He reports branch plans to it with failure of CARDSTO.N i Cardston Municipal District' secretary-treasurer Roy Legge Monday told members of council they must watch MD roads closely to prevent accidents for which the MD may be liable for damages. and adequate signs must be erected as soon as humanly said Mr Legge. in reference to potholes and washed-out bridges. He said repairs must be done as soon as possible Taber celebrations set for long weekend TABER Three days of western entertainment are in store for the people of Southern Alberta over the Victoria Day weekend when Taber presents its annual horse show and rodeo complete with an improved midway and other concessions Taber Eight's sanctioned quarter horse with open makes up the Saturday program at the rodeo grounds halter classes at 8 a.m and performance classes in the all judged by Jack Givens of Nampa. Idaho Air cadet supporters and glider enthusiasts may wish to visit the air cadet glider tamiliarization exercise at the airport where the activity gets underway at 9 a m Saturday evening at the Taber Centre the rodeo association presents its cabaret and dance beginning at p m. for cocktails and dinner at 7.30 p.m Sunday is family day at the rodeo when families will be admitted for to the 2 p m rodeo performance. Bright sunshine will usher in the annual flv-in at the Homework for MD of Cardston council CARDSTON Cardston Municipal District councillors Monday got a homework assignment to study of the new Conservation and Reclamation Act We have had too many gravel pits left in a Secretary-Treasurer Roy Legge told councillors don't have any in said Coun. David Wilde. are all taken care of Nevertheless. Coun. Wilde will study the new provincial act along with other councillors. Oil well drilling contractors will also have to leave their sites m a tidy condition. Said Coun Ken Beswick you make a contractor clear up before he we pay for it sooner or later 'Thought he teas in heir Car smashes into house didn't know what the hell was going said a young Claresholm man who woke up Sunday morning with a car in his bedroom. Wayne Burnham and his room-mate. Dave were asleep in their half of a duplex at 329 51st Ave. W. when they were awakened by and pieces of plasterboard and wood falling from the roof. roommate was pinned against the wall in his with two-by-fours and everything else on top of Mr Burnham said. Mr. Atkinson was rolled up in his mattress with the car pinned against him. When he woke up. thought he was in Mr Burnham said Monday The car. owned by Rex of Claresholm. was being driven on 3A Street when it missed a turn at a intersection and drove straight into the coming to rest only two feet from a young baby asleep in a crib on the side of the duplex rented by Don The baby was not injured and Mr. Atkinson was treated at hospital for minor injuries and released. Mr Burnham said the car was partly in three bedrooms in the two on one side and one on the other. According to Claresholm RCMP. who are still investigating the the car was almost entirely inside the house. airport and its associated breakfast at the Taber Centre Irom 7.30 to 11 a.m. The parade begins at and the rodeo program at the grounds at 2 p.m. In the late public airplane rides will be offered at for adults and for and at the rodeo grounds the beer garden and midway activities will go well into the night. For the information of rodeo contestants. Darwin C. Lund says that entries will close at noon Saturday in order to allow sufficient time for printing the rodeo programs. Action started on leaking arena roof CRANBROOK With spring rains dripping on crowded Allan Cup hockey finals through the roof of the city's 18 months old reconstructed Memorial city council has taken resolution action on building improvements Ratepayer bylaw amount of the contract was and the provincial grant The architect for the city was Shig Amano and the contractor is Arden Robertson Ltd of Vancouver Court action and counter- action has been taken this week with filing bv the roof subcontractor for held back by the city pending roof approval Sub-contractor for the roof was Interior Systems Ltd of Vancouver who have filed suit against Arden Robertson and the city The counter suit was authorized by council this week against Interior Systems for contract plus inspection fees Tor immediate repairs by United Roofing Ltd. of Cranbrook Terra Engineering Laboratories has been appointed by the city for continuous on-site inspection to a maximum Two year contract guarantee of the new roof is included. The roof repair is expected to be complete lor the early. summer figure skating and minor hockev schools Agriculturists appointed Five agricultural appointments have been made in offices in Southern Alberta. Jamie former Taber district has been named to fill a similar post at the Foremost office Jim Birch of Taber. acting district agriculturist at was named a district agriculturist in the same office. Dennis district agriculturist in training at Lethbridge and acting DA in has been appointed district agriculturist for the Vulcan office. Karen Gilmore has been appointed district home economist for the Pincher Creek office. Elizabeth Treloar is the new district home economist at The MD is liable for damages suffered on an MD road that has not been posted as he emphasized Coun. Keith Olsen of Glenwood said it is his policy to place red flags at each end of any five-mile stretch of road that is inflicted with potholes. He posts the stretch with signs that say Road. The secretary-treasurer told council that all roads which are available to the public for travel must be watched. He said some bridges are posted Out. Cross at Your Own Coun Norman Henderson suggested the MD cancel an old forest road that runs south of Mountain View. He said it was used formerly to service telephone lines He said there are three bridges on the road which might not be too safe. Coun. Henderson said the road should be cancelled to prevent accidents for which the MD might be liable The road has gates all the way he said. the approach out and put a sign on the gate 'Road Closed suggested the secretary-treasurer 'Why not sell that old road asked Courr. Olsen. Coun Henderson said he would take another look at the road before the next meeting Highways dept. approves Del Bonita gas pumps CARDSTON Gasoline pumps have been given the go-ahead for the Del Bonita Store by the department of the Cardston Municipal District council learned Monday The department also approved A development permit for Tony Kearn who wants to build a home two miles south of Magrath. A permit for H D Haslam for a new home west of Leavitt. A permit for Dbn Leavitt to erect a building on his farm one mile south of Cardston A permit for C W Holt who is building a stable building one mile west of Leavitt A building go-ahead for Bill Saunders two miles south of Del Bonita A garage and implement shop for the Little Paradise Ranch six miles north of Del Bonita A hay shed for Fred Romenl. two miles east of Mountain View And a development permit lor the Hamilton Gas Company for a well and natural gas plant at Twin River section township 2. range 19. about 20 miles southwest of Warner applications for funding neip from various youth and government agencies The first move will be to hire a regional project supervisor for the Blue Lake plan. The outdoor education would deal directh with woods and environment Tentatively 10 youths and two supervisors will be required. The project will rely heavily on the pqblic for donations and volunteer work trailers and a modular bunkhouse have alreadv been and site work is expected to start when runoff i- over About S33.000 will be required The national CFA is now considering the regional appeal' for is sending its project organizer examine the site and plans. and possibly will approve funding help if thev meet requirements' Cardston fliers seek for airport terminal CARDSTON i HNS i The Cardston Flying Club under the direction of president Alan Van Orman is planning a fund raising campaign to build a terminal building at the Cardston now under construction Plans also include the building of a small hangar which will hold two or three airplanes Discussions with a gasoline company are being carried on to install gas pumps at the strip Other future plans call for a manager who could also be a weatherman for the area The club is also working toward custom clearances through Carway There are 25 members in the flying club Gordon Orr is vice president and Logan McCarthy Ihe secrelarv The club hopes to sponsor a model airplane flying contest in the near future A membership campaign is also being planned A great deal of work is still to be done on the 3.500-fool long airstrip Completion date is still a month or two away There are four planes owned in the Cardston district Any large double-ongmed plane will be able to land on the Cardston strip 'Anything that can land in Taber can land here the secretary ADVANCE LUMBER LTD. 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