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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta DISTRICT Volleyball aces virtually unbeatable ROSS GIBB photo Taber IDS Church Third Ward Explorer volleyball players gather trophy. Leron Litchfield was most valuable. He, Wayne Nalder and to display the silverware after sending nine teams in the LDS Church Kendon Bennett were all-star. From left, coach Art Bareham, Dalton northwest area tournament to bitter defeat. It was held at Port- Harding, Kendon Bennett, Phil Harding, Lloyd Bennett, Craig Jensen, land, Ore. They won 16 out of 17 encounters and the sportsmanship Faron Jones, Hugh Harding, Leron Litchfield and Daryl Jensen. Ugly scar on hillside foreseen by council BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Blairmore town council is highly critical of a request by Calgary Power for an option of 85 feet of right-of-way for con- struction of a transmission line i the hillside on the south side of south of Blairmore. Council expressed its feeling that this right-of-way will cre- ate another ugly scar along town. It has already been defaced. It was scarred when the 36- inch gas line was installed sev- eral years ago. Council withheld its approval I to secure funds under th street improvement program pending an opinion from the Energy Conservation Board. Blairmore will make applica- recently announced by the de partment of highways, to ex pand the storm sewer and pav ing program. Trek >73 reception Monday FORT MACLEOD (Special) Fort Macleod is waiting for the Hamilton Junior High School Trek '73 to return from its 30- day excursion. The 13 students and four adults travelled to Fort Duffer- in and are retracing the path of the original North West Mounted Police in 1874. The students arrive here May 21 and wall be given a recep- tion by the town. TO POLAND COALDALE (HNS) Mike Batycky of CoaldaJe recently left for a 15-day holiday to Po- land. He will visit relatives and see his home place. Ballad of Matt Dillon VERN DECOUX photo Blairmore women of the Order of the Royal Purple stomp, jump and dance in a performance cf the Ballad of Matt Dillon. French Can Can dancers also drew raves in the hilarious revue. About 250 attended the OORP birthday party marking Us 20th anniversary. Later things calmed down and members and guests enjoyed an even- ing of dancing in the Blairmore Elks Hall. Friday, May 18, 1973 THE LEi'HBRIDGE HERALD 3 Swimming pool shapes up Picture Butte town employees are putting the town swimming poo! into for the summer swimming season. A tun nel is being constructed to facilitate inspec- tion and repair of the piping around the p col. Repairs will be finished in early June. It is costing the town COALDALE (HNS) The Barons-Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and pre-school clinics: TABER: Tuesday, May 22, in the health unit office in the ad- ministration building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. PICTURE BUTTE: Tuesday, May 22, in the Picture Butte High School from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m. NOBLEFORD: Wednesday, May 23, in the elementary school from to p.m. VAUXHALL: Wednesd a y, May 23, in the elementary school from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and l to 3 p.m. COALDALEr Thursday. May 24, in the health unit office (up- stairs in the town office build- ing) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. TABER: Thursday, May 24, in the health unit office in the administration building, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and to 4 p.m. BARONS: Friday, May 25, in the school from to p.m. For social service appoint- ments telephone: Coaldale 345- 3338; and Taber 223-3911. The Medical Officer of Health urges parents to ensure their children are fully protected against contagious disease and tooth decay. Information on 'enereal disease, a mounting health problem, is readily avail- able and fully confidential. tax rate cli TABER (HNS) A taxation rate of 75.7 mills and expendi- tures totalling for Taber MD 14 have been approv- ed by council. The budget provides for the transfer cf 1.5 mills, about 600, from accumulated surplus to balance revenues with ex- penditures. The 75.7 millrate, up from 75.3 mills levied last year, con- cerns ratepayers subscribing to the public school financing. Sep- arate school supporters will pay 78.6 mills, A breakdown cf the millrate follows: school foundation (bas- ed on 28 mills on equalized as' sessment, 30.5 mills (31.5 last public school supplemen- CITY OF GRANDE PRAiRfE (Pop. Due to retirement, applications are invited for the City Clerk posi'ion. Duties are as specified in Municipal Government Act excluding those in the financial and account- ing area covered by the City Treasurer. Substantial exper- ience in legal procedures or municipal administration is re- quired. This community, as a growing regional centre, blends the best of rural and urban living, with excellent recreational and educational, facilities, including year university. Salary will be in the to range, fringe bene- fits include Local Authorities Pension Plan. Duties to com- mence September 1, 1973, applications will be received until June 15, 1973 in envelopes marked "Confidential" ad- dressed tO: J. G. t. MIEDEMA, CITY COMMISSIONER 9902 101 STREET GRANDE PRAIRIE, ALBERTA realized hv auxiliary COALDALE (HNS) A total of was realized at the re- cent tea, bake sale and bazaar sponsored by the Coaldale Community Hospital Women's Auxiliary. Proceeds will go towards ECf shcck therapy equipment. The final meeting of the sea- son will be held Monday, June al 8 p.m. in the hospital board room. The auxiliary will then re- cess for July and August. BUDGET AWAITRH COALDALE (HNS) Com- pletion of the 1973 budget for the Town of Coaldale is now in sight. Mayor A. F. Blakie called a special meeting of town council for Tuesday, May 22, to tend to the budget. It was held up because information was awaited en the new Alberta Properly Tax Reducation Plan. tary 39.4. separate school supplementary, 22.3 health unit and school services 0.5, Taber Foundation 1.1, municipal 21.4, service board, 1.3 fire area No. 1, 1.5 fire area No. 2 1.0 municipal hos- pital 0.0, The increased money avail- able for municipal use at 21.4 mills is offset in part by the reduced road grant, down some to for 1973. Requisitions accepted prior to budget approval included 305 for agricultural service board, for Taber Foun- dation, for public school and for separate school supplementary requisi- tions. A supplementary from Taber General Hospital for 2.46 mills was not included in the budget having not received ap- proval from the Alberta Hos- pitals Commission. Having its general assessment deferred for tlie second success- ive year, the MD requested a ministerial order to use its 1973 assessment roll for taxation purposes in 1974. Information received from of municpal af- fairs' assessment branch indi- cated that a new assessment could not be completed before 1973. LIP program extension is likely BLAIRMORE (CK7P Bureau) Town council has learned that additional money has been authorized for the LIP program in this area. An application will be made to have the LIP project extend- ed by four to five weeks. Consideration is being given to the installation of a manual- ly-operated traffic signal at a busy crossing on the main street. Cost of the light would be about The indiscriminate and illegal use of firearms in town is caus- ing concern to council. It plans to spend some money advertis- ing the likelihood of prosecu- tion. In other business council learned the swimming pool was being prepared for opening Thursday. Some work is being done to seed the slag piles in west Blairmore. 'S. hoivered idth gifts FORT MACLEOD (Special) A recent bridal shower hon- ored Mrs. Walter Fenske. Assisting Mrs. Fenske, the former Miss Maisie Beddoes, with her gifts were Mrs. Grey Chester and Mrs. Leah Clarke. More than 70 friends attend- ed. Hostesses were Mrs. Reg Pui-dy, Mrs. Wilf Allen and Mrs. Jim Allen. Miss Barbara Allen and little Miss Frances Perrin helped. for band Picture Bytte Elks Exalted Ruler Bill Bodnar presents to bandmaster Ross Harvey of the Picture Buite High School Band. The money will be used to buy band instruments. Elks have been loyal supporters of the band. Heritage Meteor Hotel access wins town council funding TABER (HNS) A cost- sharing arrangement for the construction of access south from Highway 3 to the site of a long-proposed Heritage Motor Hotel has allowed the develop- ment to proceed. Test holes necessary for foun- dation design and surveys for roadways and building locations were underway on the heels cf council's decision to pick up Jvo-lnirds of the costs of the access. The access, located a quarter- mile west of 50th St., will in- volve median crossing and highway widening to permit entry lanes. Developer Norman A. Long said that the access should cost an estimated to though information indicated DOH estimates at It is a development. A service station complex worth will follow. Heritage Motor Hotel will in- clude 32 units along with dining room, banquet room seating 300, beverage room, covered pool, and area landscaping which in- corporates a three-acre lake and other outdoor park facilities. A staff cf 32 employees will be required to operate the com- plex. It is expected to be com- pleted this fall in time for the hunting season. Council previously agreed to install sewer mains to the new development on a five-year financial arrange- ment. An Alberta Opportunity Fund loan of has been ap- proved for the project. Natural gas anniversary al Macleod FORT MACLEOD (Special) The 60th anniversary of nat- ural gas service for the town of Fort Macleod was marsed here recently when Canadian Western Natural Gas Company officials hosted a dinner for the mayor, councillors and com- pany employees from Calgary, Lethbridge and Fort Macleod. During the evening Mayor George Buznonis was presented with a set of cuff links. REJECT BEAUTY SHOP COALDALE (HNS) Oper- ating a business from the home is not being encouraged by town council. At a recent meet- ing of council two applications were received. Tho first, for a homo boatuy shop, was rcfus- :d. Second was for an electri- cal contracting firm. This was tabled for further investigation. CANADIAN FRONTIER MUSEUM BELMORE'S ALTAMONT COUTTS, ALBERTA i 60 miles south of Lethbridge, Alberta and 134 miles north of Great Falls, Montanar Junction Highway Canada 4 and U.S. 15 Vintage Cars, Airplanes, Tractors, Machinery, Guns, Rocks, Pioneer and Collectors Items, Rare Antiques, Wildlife. Something of interest for everyone, quote "Everything from a postage stamp to an oil rig." 6 ACRES OF THE UNUSUAL Coffee Shop, Souvenirs, Camper Facilities Tourist Information Now Open to Serve You 7 Days A Week, April 21-October 21 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. ;