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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta -_ Monday, May 21, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HiKAlD 3 Turin parents concerned CARRY ALLISON photos Cardston Rodeo iun In the photo at the left newly-crowned Cardston rodeo quesn Dee Dee MacKenzie receives a silver buckle from rodeo queen committee chairman Pam Reeder. The above photo captures just one of the hundreds of young- sters enjoying the festivities Saturday afternoon during the children's performance of the rodeo. More than Cardston and district people took in the two day rodeo. Opportunities win okay PMCHER CREEK (Special) A group of local youths has received Ottawa approval of its Opportunities for Youth pro- ject. Members of the Supra Su- pervised Playground Activities project are Ann Hodgson, Cathy Cyr, Sharal Marsh, Bren- da Fitzpatrick, Susan Murfin, Brenda Kettles, Gail Fran- combe, Rhonda Stuckey, and Terry Dobbs. The advisory board com- prises Rob Schmidt, Hugh Wad- dl and Lynn Stuckey. Objectives are to provide su- pervised playground activitiec here; rotating playground ev- ents in the municipalities; and activities for older youth. Phone 627-4354. Airport to open Aug. 25 TURIN (HNS) A touchy issue of whether or not to combine the pupils of Turin and Iron Springs into one school spurred a lively dis- cussion when residents of Turin and district met here recently. Families living in the Taber MD with children attending elementary school in Turin d and high school in Picture Butte are deeply concerned about the future education of their children. These parents want assur- ance that if the Turin Ele- mentary School is closed, it will not result in all the chil- dren being transferred to En- chant or Vauxhall. All parents expressed deep concern about the added hard- ship this would place on the children, especially the younger children. They now must travel a considerable distance to attend school. First and foremost, the par- ents are concerned about the welfare of the'r children. Which would be the wiser choice, to continue to operate each school with a reduction Kaiser commended for reclamation in the teaching staff or to combine with Iron Springs resulting in closure of one of the schools. If the school to close was Turin, this would add more mileage to the students al- ready travelling a consider- able distance. Many aspects of the situa- tion were thoroughly aired and some firm resolutions were made. A committee of three Turin and Iron Springs citizens will meet with the County of Lethbridge 26 school commit- tee soon. 1 Elected to the Turin com- mittee were Allan Holthe, Mrs. Harold Dunn and How- ard Dunn with Dean Oseen as an alternate member. Stop our biggest weed problem. Wild oats cost western Canada million last year in damage to yields, in dockage and in cleaning costs. Don t let it happen again. Use Carbyne u and clean up your own gram in the field. Come in now for" a sampling of what growers are saying about Carbyne. It works for them. It II work for you. Carbyne...the wild oat fighter. Available now at OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236 36th Street North 803 46th Avenue S.E. LETHBRIDGE CALGARY Phone 327-1571 Phone 243-5551 OR THE "OLIVER DEALER" NEAREST YOU Runway contract set TABER (HNS) Everall Construction (Edmonton) Ltd. submitted the lowest tender of two received and was awarded the contract for hard surfacing the Taber municipal airport runway, taxiway apron. and parking The contract, worth covers the placing of a five- inch depth of soil cement base using in-place aggregate, the application of prime coat, and topping with 1.5 inches of as- phaltic concrete. The 75-feet by feet landing strip, taxiway, and apron cover an area of square yards, for which grad- ing and compacting were re- cently completed by Taber MD road crews and equipment. The second tender was sub- mitted by COHO Construction Ltd. of Pincher Creek in the amount of ?74.936. Construction of the licensed airport is supported by a min- istry of transport financial as- sistance contribution of Sub-grade cement base and paving will get under way dur- Senior citizens'1 home interests Picture Butte ing the week of May 25 with completion scheduled for June 8. An official opening of the air- port is planned for Saturday, Aug. 25, by the local chamber of commerce, the second day of Taber's pari race meet. mutuel horse PICTURE BUTTE (HNS> i Interest is high on the question of obtaining an elderly citi- zens' home here. Harry Watson, speaking at a recent meeting of the Picture Butte Municipal Hospital board, says 74 per cent of peo- ple surveyed here recently by questionnaires expressed inter- est in obtaining a nursing home. Members will attend_ the next regional hospital meeting at St. Michael's Hospital, Lethbridge. There were 490 physiother- apy treatments here last month. The occupancy rate was 74 per cent. Fire Commissioner A. V. O'Toole says maintenance and housekeeping at the hospital are "excellent." Pupils fish., enjoy picnic WARNER (HNS) Miss Elma Groves' Grades 3, 4, and 5 pupils of Lakevievv School, Lethbridge, fished at the Til- man Thompson farm near here recently and almost everyone caught a fish. A picnic lunch was enjoyed. Datei, for parley FORT MACLEOD (Special) Fifty women registered for the Alberta Women's Institute, Taber constituency conference, held recently at Lethbridge. Mrs. K. Habberfield, district 4 director, spoke on the provin- cial and federated convention to be held at the Banff School of Fine Arts from June 17 to 22. NATAL (HNS) Kaiser Re- sources' 1973 program of rec- lamation has been approved by the provincial inspector of mines reclamation. W. B. Montgomery. In a letter to Lou Cherene, j KRL Staff Engineer, Environ-' mental control, he said: "This is an excellent report, and you are to be commended for the progress that has been and con- tinues to be made in your rec- lamation program." The KRL program had been submitted to the department of mines and petroleum resources in Victoria. It includes a re- quest for extension of the Sur- face Permit No. 2 at Hanner Ridge. This was granted. Sixty-seven acres of trees may not sound like a great deal in a forest-oriented prov- ince like B.C., but if you take that area out of any mining site in any one year, you are speaking of a lot of ground, es- pecially when you are putting trees into the ground and not just falling them. That's the program set out this year by KRL's Tony Milli- gan, newly appointed reclama- tion officer. He and his crew have already started on their planting program. It will in- clude grasses as well as trees. In addition, about 20 miles of exploration roads will be "dressed slash will be burned, and the Michel refuse dump will be tidied up. In line for treatment this year is Baldy Pit, where 25 acres will be seeded and plant- ed; Erickson, where 15 acres will receive the same atten- tion; Hanner Ridge, where 21 acres will be sown; and the Mc- Gillivray area near Corbin, where 25 acres will be seeded and planted. One departure from former practice is that KRL will this year be using only trees grown in its own nursery. The trees are natural varieties and most are grown from cuttings, which are tips of branches. Use is made only of the pre- vious year's growth when gath- ering the cuttings, which are usually treated with a growth stimulant to stimulate starting of roots. Coniferous types will be planted on the north facing Red, Yellow, White It makes no difference, we'll paint your house (or born) inside ond out in your favorite color. City or country, tree estimates. Guarantee! work with only first quality materials used. Call today for your estimate and avoid long delays. PHONE 328-0363 slopes where, exoerience has shown, they do best. Cotton- wood and willows, also Euro- pean birch are common vari- eties used in the planting. The cottonwood or poplar as it is also called, has a rapid growth rate and growth of up to six feet in one year has been noted in the nursery cuttings. Tree planters are mostly wcmen and many are on the job each year. Also hired arc students of forestry from universities. Ten women tree planters went into action in early April. The uni- versity students will work on seed experiments and a rec- lamation assessment program. Tony Milligan was born in Timmins, Ont., where his fath- er was a mining engineer. When he was a youngster, the family moved back to the British Isles. He studied agriculture at the University of Aberdeen in Scot- land and was involved in dairy- ing and sheep and hog-raising prior to his return to Canada in 1969. In December of that year he joined the KRL rec- lamation department and re- cently was given the respon- sibility of reclamation officer. He lives in the Elkview sub- division in Fernie with his wife Helen and five children. Women pedal at Pincher twice a week PINCHER CREEK (Special) Opportunities for Youth will sponsor women's morning bi- cycle tours. Tuesday and Thursday morn- ings at 9 a.m. they will meet in front of the arena for one hour of cycling. Babysitting for children two years of age and older will be provided free of charge. The women will chart their miles on a large map of Can- I ada and the one reaching the farthest point east by Aug. 30 will receive a special award. Thursday mornings breakfast will be served following the tour. It will start Tuesday, May 29. at 9 a.m. Any style of bike will do. For further information phone 627-4354 or 626-4322. More District Page 24 1 1 y vJU t Blow the whistle on a riot of rip-roaring bargains from an inventory of millions of dollars! shoppers Stoppers start Thursday, May 31 Simpsons-Sears H RADIO-TV LTD 315 7th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-3232 EVERYTHING MUST BE CLEARED BY SATURDAY, JUNE 2nd INCLUDING THE BEST FROM PERMIT BLBCTROHOMB an extra degree of excellence. 20" automatic color port- Longford Lowboy Console 26" Color TV Regularly sells for 749.95. Now moval Sale Priced at only. 469 649 only t 26" automatic color con- TV. Reg. 649.95 Removal Sale, only I Contemporary irylo 40 watt itereo Removal only I The 'Manhattan' 90 watt upright stereo Romovol Sale, only Bordeaux French Provincial 90 Waff Stem <9TO 349 279 Removal Sole Priced at only ;