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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 Students live for 5 days 'in poverty' FORT MACLEOD Eighty students lived on 16.25 worth of food during a five-day here and decided the hardest part was saying to mom's apple pie. It was a voluntary experi- ment to help the F. P. Walsne High School students here realize what poverty means. Grade 9 teacher Dan Fox set the rules. Parents and students signed sheets. The kids had to buy their food here. They were on their honor not to cheat. Perry Alberta lived the en- tire five days on and lost 10 pounds to boot. Weight losses ranged from two to 10 pounds and fainted from hunger. The students felt it was no hardship. Brian Reach decided to live it up and blew the whole allowance on a small steak. Brent Gunderson spent his on Kraft peanut butter and balogna. He had two cents in his pocket after he heard the cash register ring. Most of the other students had food or money left over after the five-day test. Teacher Dan Fox said the school home economist was consulted on low-cost Pheasant program suggested TABER A program to improve pheasant habitat and population was presented at a recent meeting of the Taber MD council. R. W. Chappel of the fish and wildlife branch said the shortage of pheasants during the fall hunting season has in- dicated a need to provide con- ditions for the growth of game birds. Council was skeptical of the program. It would see unused road allowances near waterways seeded to grass and brush for bird cover. Councillors thought the program may not be suitable for on large grazing leases. But the councillors agreed that it would be advan- tageous on private lands in irrigated areas. Council agreed the red fox must be controlled. MD plans annual meet TABER The an- nual statutory organization meeting of the Taber MD council will be held on the council's regular meeting Dec. 10. The meeting is to be held within six weeks of nomina- tion day which this year would have fallen on Oct. 31 had elections been called. With the triennial terms of office for elected civic ad- ministration bodies well es- tablished in the Taber MD councillors will re- main in office until 1974 when nomination date will be Oct. the last Wednesday of the month. nourishing foods. can ex- ist for a long time on thick pea The quality of diet was much poorer but the students ate just about as pound for as they did before. Mr. Fox said it was a good in food-buying. The hardest part of the whole was parents tempting the kids with chicken pizzas and apple pie. To escape this the students prepared their own meals. Hearing on bylaw at Taber TABER A public hearing On the proposed new development control bylaw for the Taber MD has been set for p.m. Nov. at the MD council Taber administra- tion building. The purpose of the bylaw is to regulate the use and development of land within the and to achieve the orderly and economic development of land in accordance with the general plan being prepared. Already given first reading by the MD the bylaw provides for a development of- ficer who will decide on all applications for development. The director of the Oldman Regional Planning Commis- sion will advise the develop- ment officer. The municipal council will hear appeals against rulings of the development officer. The three hour hearing directed by council will con- sider briefs and written sub- missions regarding the bylaw. Before the council will meet with the planning of- ficer to discuss the bylaw. Second and third readings will be given at a later after results of the hearing are considered by council. Pensioners plan party COLEMAN The Coleman local of the United Mine Workers of America pensioners group will hold its fourth annual Christmas Party in the Elks Hall Dec. 10. The event will include a entertainment and an evening of dancing organized by the enthusiastic com- mittee. Ski racing team likely PINCHER CREEK The West Castle Ski Club intends to support a racing team this season and perhaps obtain favorable rates for coaching of all members. Members are also hoping the Lethbridge Ski Club will become affiliated with the local club to produce a co- operative skiing community in southern Alberta. Nwwnbtr 1173 THI LETHMIDOE HMALD -11 Filling up Patricia Alvina teacher Dan Fox and Shirley Vielle end West Castle gets Can-Am ski race Herald- District Taxpayers' flags to fly when snowplows needed HIGH RIVER The Foothills MD is selling flags at each to people who re- quire snowplowing services. When the ratepayer wants his driveway he will place one flag at the entrance to his lane so that the machine operator can see it. It must also be placed in a way that the snowplow Elks charity auction nets at Coleman lodge operator can pick it up after the lane has been plowed. No special trips will be made. Plowing of lanes to granaries and haystacks will not be done. Five dollars is the minimum fee. Flags will be available at the MD office at High River. COLEMAN The Coleman Elks Lodge has learned that the recent charity auction held by the lodge raised a total of S700. Peter Meroniuk expressed thanks to all who supported the venture. The lodge will hold a New Year's dance with music to be provided by the novelties and refreshments will be served. Tickets for the dance will be available from Elks Patrol team members and also from Zak's the Kananaskis Little Chief Kropinak's Store and Les Owen Clothing. District Deputy Grand Ex- alted Ruler Don Harrod of the Fernie lodge paid his official visit and commended the Coleman Patrol team for the regular visits it has made to cheer hospital patients. District deputy Harrod stressed the importance of the work of the lodge's sick and distress committees. He announced he is going to promote a district No. 2 ritual competition this year. PINCHER CREEK The West Castle Can-Am ski race is set for Jan. 12 and at the West Castle Ski Hill. It is expected it will prove as a training ground for the 1975 Winter Games and will involve the 1975 Winter Games committee as much as possible. The executive of the West Castle Can-Am held a meeting recently to make policy 'decisions. Jim Booker will act as race chairman. He was the organizer of the successful National Ski Race held last year at West Castle. Other West Castle Ski Club members acting in various capacities Dan chief of Robert chief Harry chief of Lome chief Larry chief race Tony chief of Jeff chief of Murray chief of and Don chief of ac- commodation. club is offering the following season ticket dis- reduced from to reduced from to family- from to with each additional to a maximum of Coaldale women plan tea COALDALE The annual fall tea and sponsored by the Coaldale Community Hospital Women's will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. in the hospital boardroom. Proceeds will go towards the purchasing of four hi-low beds for the hospital. Each bed cost Rodeo group plans election TABER The Taber Rodeo Association will hold its annual election of of- ficers and appointments new board members Dec. 5. Kenneth McDonald has been named chairman of the nominating committee to br- ing in a slate of officers. Per- sons desiring to give public service on the rodeo board of directors can contact Mr. McDonald. Women's league meet set BLAIRM6RE The Blairmore Catholic Women's League tea and held was successful. The next meeting will be held Dec. 7 when all members will be asked to contribute to be sent to a mission in In- dia. Why spend hours of your lifetime washing Let an DISHWASHER DO THE DIRTY WORK And it will do it... Than any comparably priced dlahwashar FAIRftELD'S TELEVISION APPLIANCE SALES 1242 3rd South AcroM from Elks Club Call Chris or Bob at 328-0082 These reduced rates will include memberships of West Castle Ski Club for those wishing to become ski club members without season passes. family in- 92.50 extra.. Membership and season passes may be obtained from Dr. Tony Cornyn's Drug Store and Pincher Creek Travel and sports. West Castle Resort an- ticipates having 74 operating days this Sun- Monday and school and several ski weeks when the resort will be open the whole week. Lions queen crowned CARMANGAY Miss Tammy Brown of Car- mangay was crowned queen of the recent Carmangay Lions Club's annual carnival. Miss Brown and contestants Leslie Shearer and Cheryl Copeland each received luggage and bouquets. The new queen was crowned by retiring queen Miss Peggy Blue. Flower girls were Misses Jan Oleson and Leslie Knight. Darren Hubka was the crown- bearer. Lions provided all the gifts. D'Arcy Rlckard At breakfast in the Uncle Richard the hell gives damn about those coyotes. Put them in a too if you want the kids to see I bad my eye in backwards. But the shock effect of Uncle Richard's statement straightened me out. remember when the Church Ranch had a herd of 500 says link. put that into pucks Unlimited. Then they couldn't shoot coyotes and they had to go out of the sheep You can't raise sheep and coyotes I says. here environment bunch and this wildlife they're going to ruin this country if they're not says Uncle Richard. Heck I the coyotes have more time to watch the fanner than the farmer has time to watch the coyotes. Uncle Richard was silent for about five minutes. He was trying to figure out what I had just said. Then he nation's being bribed so it's Now it was my turn to be quiet. I tried to figure out what THAT meant. Then I another inches of water was drained off Waterton Lake that river would be trying to change the says Uncle Richard. tell them wildlife guys the oldtimers think it is a shame and a disgrace the 1060 baits was taken away. Best thing there ever was to get the I poured myself a cup of coffee. we first came in the coyotes and wolves were thick as mice in a grain bin. I have seen them gang up and chase a calf out on the ice and then gouge I put some crearn in my coffee. here wildlife bunch is going to ruin the agricultural industry if they're not I put some sugar in my coffee. remember we had a couple thousand sheep. This little grizzly got among knocked them right and left. we were several days gathering them up after the bear got in among I buttered some toast and stirred my coffee. I knew when to shut up. cannot raise sheep and coyotes together. Used to have a cyanide gun. Strangle them. But 1060 is This was getting too gruesome. Oh I the rivers are low.. You can almost wade across Belly River with your slippers on and not get your feet wet. forget the winter of snow three feet deep- all over the whole darn country. Cattle couldn't get down to the grass under it. Their shins were raw and their noses were bleeding. They were bawling all over the Thank I says to the subject is changed. Then I helped myself to another lamb chop. STILL SELLING FOR LESS STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 3143riSlrwlS. PtaM 327-3024 OF THE MORE COMFORTABLE PLACES TO CARRY ON A CONVERSATION AT 100 MILES AN Stirling Moss from his review of the Volvo 144 GL. 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