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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, November 16, 1974 THE LETriKfif HERALD 15 The Herald-------------------------- Drainage ditch may cost Federal animal disease centre Photo by RICK ERVIN CLARESHOLM vStaff; The Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District s cost es- timate of 000 for the Horst Haas drain north of Fort Macleod will be studied by the Willow Creek Municipal District council's irrigation Rodeo banquet tonight RAYMOND IHNSI Former rodeo pick up man Ray Depew of Raymond will speak at the 25th annual awards banquet of the Alberta Saskatchewan Southern Rodeo Circuit to be held at 7 30 tonight in the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic School auditorium here Claiming trophv saddles and cash awards will be rodeo competitors D C Lund Jim Dames Doug Flanigan Jim Freeman Gerald Reber and Jerri Duce committee The committee comprises Councillors John Housenga Don McRae and Ken Weatherhead This trio will also study an agreement the LNID has with Lethbridge County 26 to ascer- tain what responsibilities the Willow Creek MD will incur in the Horst Hass drain if the project is approved About 330 yards of dirt must be moved from the ditch Said Coun John Zoeteman of Fort Macleod "General Foreman Dave Petersen and I have looked at it and I can t see where it is going to cost just by the water flow vou can pretty well tell what depth you have got to go down Council heard waste water from another farm is eroding land from coulee banks and depositing silt in the Willow Creek Coun Zoeteman said the cost must be at both ends of the project because in the middle everything is run- ning In 1905 when the federal animal disease centre went into operation with a staff of two men, there was only a few small buildings Herald photographer Rick Ervm took this aenal photo of the centre as it looks today With a staff of about 50 employees, the centre works to find cures for the ills that afflict farm animals The staff is mainly interested in herd prob- lems rather than individual animals A spokesman at the centre said the staff has almost doubled in the last seven to 10 years because of the impact of ex- porting and importing livestock The centre is about five miles due west of Lethbridge, on the nverbottom Hear more clearly without irritating background noise. 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F A LEISTER Certified Hearing aid Audiologist Hs oing the o' he_r "0 s nce '943 Paramount Tbeaira Bldg Phone 328-4080 32? 2272 South In short Frank Slide purchase underway Negotiations are continuing between the Winnipeg Supply and Fuel Company and the provincial government for purchase of the Frank Slide The province wants to buy the slide to protect it as an historical site 'We made an offer the% made a counter offer and we still have not reached agreement a spokesman for the department of environment said Tuesdav 'We d like to see them come down and they d like to see us go up, it's just normal negotiating, the spokesman said The company owns 241 1 acres of the slide which buried part of the town of Frank in 1903 The government is also interested in protecting smaller parcels controlled bv tne Crown, municipalities and individuals Two South catilemen win at show Southern Alberta can emen took of the top four placmgs in Aberdeen-Angus judging at the Edmonton Exhibi- tion Farmfair 74 last week Mackenzie Brothers of Mountain View showed the grand champion Aberdeen Angus female a red Angus born in March, 1969 Reserve grand champion female was shown by Dyce Cudlobe of Stavelv a 1973 animal Cranbrook water rate going up CRANBROCK (Special The average domestic water user here mav be jolted b% is Januan monthlv utility bill for water and sewer following approval bv citj council of its new water rates bvlaw The water rate will rise 'rom 75 to S7 75 with sewage ser- vices remaining constant at S2 30 Some of the sting inflicted bv the S10 monthlv bill can be removed bv paving a vear ir advance and getting a 10 per cent discount However the homeowner who hasn t been following the water improvement development be jarred again in June when he h's citv tax notice A lump sum of 75 cents a fron- tage foot will be incorporated For the average owner this means S45 in his tax bill, pavable the end of June penalties apphing thereafter Claresholm fair land By PAUL ANDERSEN Herald News Service CLARESHOLM The Claresholm Stampede and Fair Association and the Willow Creek Agricultural Societv moved one step closer to their joint goal of a race track and indoor rodeo arena when council approved a land swap The town received 78 acres located one mile south of town The two groups receiv- ed about 30 acres of land just north of the Willow Creek Composite High School Ray Lane and Gordon Laing appeared before council on behalf of the agricultural and fair bodies Mr Lane said they plan to buy 10 more acres from Jack Derochie of Claresholm to round out the parcel they need for the track arena and baseball diamonds The arena will be 200 by 120 feet It' ill have a dirt floor The fair board plans to trade off 78 acres it got from the town along with three years ago At that time council wanted the old fair grounds for a residential development and made the land swap Mr Lane says the north location is better It is closer to water and sewer services He said there could be joint ube of parking facilities The town will pay legal fees, costs of soil testing and engineering fees on the pro- ject Coun Don Johnston ob- jected to this at first, but later agreed that the project would benefit the community as a whole Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON DECOUX, Resident Rep 562-2149 HOW DO I BUILD A RUMPUS ROOM? Get the answer by attending Southern Aiberta Co-Op's rumpus room clinics. These clinics are being held at Taber and Coaldale. TABER Tuesday, Nov. 19 Starting p.m. Taber Civic Centre COALDALE Wednesday. Nov 20 Starting p.m. Coaldale Sportsplex SERVICING SOUTHERN ALBERTA FOR OVER 50 YEARSI Teacher wins fellowship CRANBROOK run aii; i ir i-] ilie IK i hast 1 ,hc past Hnped his mining for that Hire and step down 'Mirhael of west elected to the FINAL NOTICE December is the story deadline for the NOBLEFORD MONARCH KIPP HISTORY BOOK Copy is being sent to the Publisher Send Stories to: Box 214 Nobleford District Cardston MD to investigate drainage plan CARDSTON (Staff) Coun Mike Schneyder of Magrath Tuesday has been delegated bv the Cardston Municipal District council to meet Magrath farmer James Fellger and discuss a propos ed drainage plan The proposed dram would benefit Walter Semec and several other farmers northeast of Magrath But Mr Fellger was thought by councillors to be opposed to the plan because he uses the flood water to water his stock Regional administrator Ron J Knight of the water resources management divi sion of the department of the environment told council two plans for a 1 Vz mile drain have been drawn one for 500 and one for 800 It could be cost shared but we don t have the money in our budget to do it this year said Mr Knight It would take quite while to get approval even if there was money in the budget He said the Magrath Irriga- tion District is also involved in the scheme Mr Knight's branch would share the costs equally with theMD Mr Knight said he plans to discuss the project with R L Francis head of the project planning branch, irrigation division of the department of agriculture Lethbridge This department could pa> 86 per cent of its portion of the scheme The ID would benefit b% having its waste water removed he said After these consultations nave been completed, the MD council will be informed if the project can go ahead Councillors recened copies of the revised regional and learned ft( ir- mumU reserve will be five per cent instead of 10 under the dd now being con- sidered Council decided to proceed with fee planting at the Waterton Dam campsite in the Pmcher Creek Municipal District The Pmcher MD council will half the costs of the park development Oldman Riser Regional Planning Commission associate planner Bill Macln met with council to in itiate a plan that smooth planning opposition here He will be available to MD citizens starting in Januarv one each month at the MD office At the same time he foresees a plan that will designate some of classed four and six land west of Cardston as suitable for residences all the land from Cardston west is in classes four five and six he said The planner will arrange meetings with councillors and landowners seeking sub- on a regular basis These are tentatively set for the second Tuesday in the month Mr said the department ol health has not approved the proposal that water be drawn from irriga- tion ditches and stored in reservoirs to service cluster developments Council accepted a bid for the Aetna school and lot after learning an mdustrv will be started there bv Seven c. firm that sells fabric-. r Dewing It will imp people WATCH AND WAIT FOR SHELDONS PROMOTION SALE 1 DAY ONLY THURSDAY, NOV. 21st 516 3rd Avenue South Next Door to Bank of Montreal 40th Wedding Anniversary The family o' M and Mrs Heirv aid Ma-qareta Severer ivili honor Iheir parents on 'heir 40lh Wedd ie AT- ss v wi'h an Sral on or Sunday Nov- ember 2J n Segnima al 2 00 p m al home al 2501 15th Ave North Lethb Re'al ves and old and new acqja are most welco-re No q tu Henry and Margarets Scherer MT and Mrs gre o-n Fa lh d