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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Taber MD stands firm on heavy loading ban TABER (HNS) Despite numerous protests, the firm stand of the Taber MD council against heavy loading on mun- icipal roads within the district is being maintained. The protests against the 000 pound maximum load limit were heard at a recent meeting of the council, advanc- ed five days from normal to allow councillors and adminis- trators to attend the annual convention in Edmonton. Presented verbally to coun- cillors, written to the MD of- fice, and by personal delega- tion, the complaints came from those normally loading to the highway limit of pounds, using district roads. These included potato grow- ers and processors, movers of heavy equipment, and others. Arguments were that the lesser loading from farm to highway necessitates secondary loading after reaching the highway. Council remained adamant in its bylaw restriction, noting that over weight permits may be obtained for unit loads which cannot be broken down to lesser weight. But those that can be reduced must comply. List voters CRANBROOK Listing for municipal and East Kootenay region electoral areas to vote Dec. 9 is com- plete. Cranbrook's list rose to from in 1971 following re- vision, and the six electoral areas listed Terms of city aldermen ex- pire for Tyrone Colgur, Murray McFarlane and Don Sherling. Terms of city school trustees expire for Mrs. Florence Gil- bert and H. H. Rose. In the six electoral areas of the region, director terms ex- pire for Lloyd Phillips of Hos- mer, Wayne Agnew of Canal Flat and James Whiting, Mead- owbrook. Term of the late Andrew Rosicky as Cranbrook rural trustee expires, along with that of extra-municipal trustee Ron- ald Dale. Prelection of the roadway, according to the council, is of prime importance, particularly in the spring season when frost withdraws from the surface of the highways not paved. In other consideration or road work, an inspection was made of the more than six miles of highway paved last summer south of Grassy Lake, by con tractors Galelli and Sons, en- gineers D. G. Mathieu, and the MD council. A number of pavement fail- ures were noted, and placing of responsibility for repairs will be made following a report from the engineering firm. Finally, requirement for a secondary road right of way through property required by the town of Taber for expand- ing its sewage irrigation sys- tem north of the Oldm an River was referred to district high- ways engineer T. G. McGreer. The question was raised by the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission because a split of titled land is requir- ed. the Cartoon Bug Scno ysur cartoons The Lelhbridge Herald, care of Mrs. Helen Kovacs, Bel 170, Lelhbridge, Alberta. 'IT'S WONDERFUL" GKTTING VV TIIK IS'OISEY, CUOVt DKD C1TV TO THIS PEACEFUL COUNTRY HKCIOM" Von draw ptndl, lull, do >ou lliink il'l lim trcaling ideas insiny irarlooni-sls sit doinp liny tkciclics making notes lliniijtlus phrases HMI! jusl prncrally noti- dlinp and doodling around. It's a help in roving up the old car- loon machine. S.rl oF UKJFC rambling prriliblcs yoii'ic been flniiii: mi i our schuol 11 u Ic book. Mgndoy, Novtmber 13, 1972 THE LETHARIDGC HtRALD 3 _., v-w. n. Roundup, of District News I .rfSTTV Fall tea set COALDALE (HNS) The annual fall tea and bazaar sponsored by the Coaldale Com- munity Hospital Women's Aux- iliary will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Irospilal boardroom. Proceeds will go towards as- sisting the hospital to purchase new operating room equipment. 4H weigh-in FORT MACLEOD (Special) The Fort Macleod 4-H beef club held its weigh-in at the Auction Market. The 50 calves members will raise this year weighed from SCO to 650 pounds. Each member received a beef manual and record book. The program is catching on and donors are now presenting trophies to encourage members to raise better animals. Football trio COALDALE (HNS) Three local boys represented the area at the Spalding Achievements Awards competitions for foot- ball fundamentals held at Cal- gary recently. They were Andy Cady, 11, Dale Kaminski, 13, ami Jim Martens, 15. Wins contract BOW ISLAND A federal government public works con- tract for has been awarded to the F. Wahl Con- struction Ltd., Medicine Hat, for construction of an addition and alterations to the post of- fice. Radio Brooks BROOKS Drumheller radio station CJDV was awarded the right to establish a radio sta- tion in Brooks recently by the Canadian Radio Television Com- mission who approved the application and turned down a similar one from radio sta- tion CHAT in Medicine Hat. The CRTC judgment said CJDV has served the Brooks area, which can receive an ade- quate CJDV signal for most of the day, with special programs for several years, "while the other applicant never offered any service until his applica- tion was filed." CJDV general manager Tony Mayer said construction will begin immediately. "About 10 miles of copper wire must be plowed into the ground, at a depth of about eight inches, from the trans- mitting tower located close to the tracking tower about five miles south of town on Lake Newell he said. Fernie hospital SPARWOOD (HNS) If the department of health and hos- pital insurance agrees to any further capital expenditures for the new Femie hospital, the East Kootenay Hospital District will consider sharing. The EKRHD made the com- mitment after hearing that the Fernie hospital board had been to Victoria to talk with Dennis Cooke, the new minister of health, and he had agreed to examine proposals up to a dol- lar limit of Calhy Evins guides brushes at Sundial PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) The north county of Lethbridge regional recreation department is starting painting classes in the Sundial Community Hall Thursday, Nov. 16. These will feature instruc- tions for both beginners and advanced painters. The class, which will be held every second Thursday, from 1 to 4 p.m. is being taught by I M -s. Calhy Evins of Lethbridge. I There will he eight sessions j requiring a registration fee of Registration forms and more Information is available from the mrlh county recreation of- fice at Picture Butte. Hours are from 10 a.m. to noon and to 3 p.m. Registration deadline is Wed- nc-sdav. Nov. 15. FIRST AID EXAMS HELD Examinations for first aid students were held in Ihe basement of the Blairmore Royal Canadian tegion with 40 sludenls completing fheir training. Instruclor frank Brooks of the Si. John Ambulance Association of Calgary, (standing at keeps a watchful eye on the class. Sealed are examiner Florence Hannem of Bellevue, C. A. Andres, Ken Garbiar, instructor examiner Harold Chamber- laine of Blairmore, Jasper Jones, instructor examiner Jim Kilgannon of Coleman, Mike Tkachuk and Bienl MacPhail. The course, sponsored by the Workmen's Compen- sation Board, was completed in eight sess ions. Vern Decoux Photo, FOR COMPLETE BOOK PUBLISHING CONTACT The LrtlibridflC Hcv.ild PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHY DIVISION PHONE 327-3203 or 328-4411 Residents excluded from project NATAL (HNS) Supplemen- tary letters patent have been re- ceived by the Regional District of East Kootenay to allow (lie exclusion of residents of the upper Elk Valley from the terms of the Natal Michel urban renewal project. Excluded mil be those who live from Wiegert Creek north in electoral area More than miles of tra- vel went into posting of voters' lisls throughout the RDEK be- fore the Nov. 1 courts of revi- sion. The RDEK accepted the job of handling polls for election of school trustees in districts two and tlu-ce. Cranbrook and Kim- bcrlcy. Costs will be relayed to the districls involved. People whose applications for zoning changes are referred to the technical planning commit- tee will be advised of the prob- able time element involved. Because the TPC meets only four times a year, and tlicre is a wailing periol of 30 days be- fore the board can taken action on a TPC recommendation, the wait is often quile long. Four more applications for zoning changes came before the Oclober meeting and were referred lo the TPC. The board's planning facili- ties have been offered to the East Koolcnay medical health officer in deciding on applica- tions for mobile home parks. "Some mobile parks look like the devil. Is that all we can FRED KEIVER ANNOUNCEMENT Ray Chambers, owner and operator of Bridge Villa Mobile Home Sales and Bridge Villa Estates, is pleased to an- nounce the appointment of Fred Keiver as Manager of Bridge Villa Mobile Homes. Fred has a wealth of Mobile Home sales experience and is looking forward to showing you llie Canadiana, Century and Atco line of mobile homes. asked Mayor Horace Keys of Elkford. It was explained that respon- sibility for approving mobile home parks rests with the MHO. which has not had any- planning advice available until now. "I certainly agree there should be some concern here." said Mayor Vcrn Uphill of Fer- nie. The regional administrator, Frank Berloia, reported his re- fusal lo let the municipality of Spanvood insure I tic old Nalal curling rink unless Hie RDEK was named beneficiary. c The RDEK administers the urban renewal project, owns the rink and has allowed Spanvood use of il for another two years. Final reading was given to a securities issuing bylaw lo nllow the RDEK lo issue delicn- turcs lo finance a sewer pro- gram in Cranbrook and and walcr works in Fernie. The (Icljciitures will be sold by the Municipal Finance Anlh- orily, for the Pinccrost Highlands sower projccl in Cranbrook and for Fer- nir. The board was informed that mines minister Nimsick. MLA for Kootcnny, has Iwon reminded Hint no selllcmcnl. hos nnnounccd nbout the time problem in Ihe Ensl Kool- cnny. If Enst Koolcnny residents prefer Mountain time, includ- ing a switch to daylight time in the slimmer, the RDEK would like legislation lo allow X also clearly see a green belt retained lietween major high- ways and residential or other I development. The move was suggested by director Lloyd Sharpc of electoral area B.C. Hydro will be asked for a timetable indicating when various power line rights of way will he properly cleared. Director Lloyd Phillips of Fer- nie Hie right of way near N'ntal Michel is "a disgrace." Weed seeds have been allowed lo develop and spread for two years, he said. The manager lor Shel- pac of Canada has reported I hat the endorsement granted hy the Regional District of Ensl Koblenay on R planned coal slurry pipeline "should be ade- quate1 for present rcquire- menls." I) F. Norris, in a letlcr lo the RDEK board, said he fore- j sees no problems in changing I the riphl of way at certain spots, lie said his compnny will conlarl the board before at- tempting lo any kind of in- toresl. including easements, in lands within Iho RDEK. Thp hroml referred Ihe mat- ter to ils planner for recom- mendations on roulc chances and reconsideration by I h e board. Any hoard decision, based on the recommendations, will be referred lo Shclpac, which wnnls lo build n coal slurry from Hie Elk Vnlloy lo Hotels Bank. Shower held TURIN (HNS) A commun- ity bridal shower was held in the Turin school auditorium to honor Deb Blenner Hassett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Blenner Hassett of Lethbridge. Miss Blenner-Hasselt is the bride-elect of Gerry Shimek of Turin. The program included a read- ing by Mrs. A. Oseen, guitar selection by Debbie Hormofh and several novelty folk dances. The dancers were Gail and Lori Trofanenko, Anita and Terry Juhar and Karen Stauth. Assisting the bride at the gift table were Mrs. E. Montsko, Mrs. G Morrison and Miss Joyce Kokoski. Top seed grower DUCHESS The top seed pea grower for B.C. Pea Grow ers in the 1972 season is 77-year- old Marcus Adams of Duchess. Mr. Adams, who still does all of his own farming includ- irrigating, grew pounds of clean seed peas per measured acre on a 25-acre contract. He and his son, Lawrrence Adams, also of Duchess, harvest togeth- er. Marcus Adams has farmed for over 50 years in the dis- trict. The produce from his seed pea field this season alone will seed 546 acres for BC Pea Growers at their branch in Portage la Prairie, Man. Zoning changes SPARWOOD (HNS) People whose applications for zoning changes are referred to the RDEK technical planning com- mittee will be advised of the probable time element involved. Because the TPC meets only four times a year, and there is a waiting period of 30 days be- fore the board can take action on a TPC recommendation, the wait is often long. Four more appb'cations for zoning changes came before the October meeting and were referred to the TPC. Aid the blind FORT MACLEOD (Special) The Fort Macleod Lions Club assists the blind and the young. John Davis has been chair- man of the canvass of business places in aid of the CNIB. Anyone missed or any In- dividual wishing to donate may get in touch with Mr. Davis or any Lion. Pot-luck supper FORT MACLEOD Trinity United Church congre- gation is planning a fall pot- luck supper for its members. It will be held in the church hall Nov. 22 at p.m. An evening of entertainment will follow. Logger Kendall killed FERNIE A native son of Raymond, 43-year-old Terril Kendall, was killed instantly in a recent logging accident at Hope, B.C. He spent a number of years working in the Fernie district and is survived by his wife, Gayle; one daughter, five sons: a sister and two brothers: and his mother, Mrs. Kendall of Fernie. He was predeceased by his father, Martin. Foremost courses scheduled FOREMOST (Special) Tim first programs are being offer- ed under the recently organiz- ed Foremost Commu a 11 y School, commencing Wednes- day. Organizational meetings and registration for a number of activities will be taking place, and those interested in taking any of the courses are urged to attend on the dates speci- fied. Those interested in the courses, but unable to attend are invited to phone the school (B67-3843) or contact Hie person in charge. Wednesday four groups will commence, all at 8 p.m. Bad- minton players will meet with Richard Buswell in room 22, fe- male physical fitness enthus- iasts with Paulette Garber in room 23. Gordon Powelson will hold a conversational French class in room 20, and a mixed aduK volleyball group under Roy Weir will meet in room 21. Thursday four more groups will convene at 8 p.m. Blake Wilson will lead an oil painting class in room 22, and fellow artist Paul Ciesla will meet with those wishing to do weav- ing and tie-dying in room 23. A library science group mil be j led by Dorothy Dyck in the lib- rary, and sewing classes in tie home economics centre by Mrs. Ann Payne and Mrs. Wally Jensen. These activities are just the start, and it is expected that others will Ire added in the new year, including basketball, fine embroidery and leathercraft. Activities from the opening ses- sion that prove particularly suc- cessful may be continued or re- offered. Pension plan sessions sel at 'Pass, East Kooleuay The manager of the Lelli- bridge district office of the Can- ada Pension Plan, J. C. (Fern) Bouchard, wishes to inform the resident of the following areas that R. F. Viney will be in at- tendance at: SPARWOOD _ Town Hall. Nov. 20, a.m. FERNIE City Hall, Nov. 20. 1-3 p.m. CRANBHOOK 101 Federal Bldg.. Nov. 21, 9 p.m. KIMBERLEY Union Hall, Nov. 22. 10 a.m. 4 p.m. CRESTON Federal Agri- culture Bldg., Nov. 23, a.m. 3 p.m. Anyone wishing to lake ad- vantage of this service is cor- dially invited to do so Mr. Viney will answer queries on the Canada Pension Plan, the Old Age Security and the guar- anteed Income Supplement. He mil also provide assist- ance in the filing of applica- tions lo those who are now or will soon be qualififed for the above-noted benefits. Calioon named by bandsmen CARDSTON (HNS) Lcrvae Cahoon. a band director in the Cardslon school division was made a vice-president of Ihe Alberta Chapter of the Cana- I dian Band Masters Associa- tion at a recent Alberta Band Directors Conference at Banff. Ralph Kennard, Cardslon High School bandmaster was made a director of the asso- ciation at the same meeting. This association covers all bands in Alberta. Tt was es- tablished about 17 years ago. Wins Taber cap for hat trick TARER (HNS) The first hat Irick cap offered by Ihe Taljer Chamber of Commerce has been won by Roy Eagle Bear of the Kainai Chiefs. They me! the Taber Palace Chefs in the local hockey arena. The chamber had offered a souvenir Lo-o-ong Sun cap for every hat trick scored here in the Foothills League. However, no one thought it would happen, and no one had picked up the presentation caps. The cap Mill be presenled lo Eagle Bear aL a subsequent occasion. Vole Wednesday for trustees CABDSTON (HNS) Wed- nesday. Nov. 22. will be elec- tion day in subdivisions 2 and 3 of the Cardston school divi- sion. Nominations in subdivision 2 were incumbent Chester Wai- burger; Wayne Leavitt and Ken- neth Vadnais. In susbdivision 3. incumbent Glen Powlosland; Lynn Som- merfeldt and Lester Campbell were nominated. Chester Wallburger of Lea- vilt. the present board chair- lan, has been a member for 19 years. Glen Powlesland of Del Bon- ita has been on the board for 16 years. Both are two year terms. In 1974 all board members will be up for re-election. More district on page 6 Associate Medical Centre Announces DR. NOEL A. KAIL M.R.C.S. t.R.C.P. (Lord.) F.R.C.S. (Edin) Physician and Surgeon has joined their Medical Staff. 5012-48IH Avenue, TABER, Alia P.O. Box 999 ;