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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Pass towns need unified recreation BLAIRMORE Town council believes that there is a great need for a unified recreation program in the Crowsnest Pass and this matter will be discussed with interested Coleman and Bellevue citizens soon. Councillor Sam PhD received in education LOGAN Ritchie G. Whitehead of Claresholm has completed the requirements for a 'doctor of education degree in curriculum develop- ment and supervision from Utah.State University. He received a master of science degree in math educa- tion'in 1970 from Utah and a bachelor of education degree'in 1966 from the University of Alberta. Mr. the son of Mr. and Mrs. George R. Whitehead of wrote a dissertation on Analysis of Grade Nine Departmental Ex- Predicting Success in Grade 12 Departmental Ex- while at USU. Mr. Whitehead is married to the former Judy Hamilton of Magrath and the couple has four children. He is currently working as the assistant professor in the department of secondary education at Mon- tana State Mont. Missionaries ETZIKOM Thir- teen people attended the re- cent meeting of the Missionary Society of the Evangelical Free Church and learned layette for the Hong Kong Hospital will be sent soon. Roll call involve offerings for the mission field It was held at the home of Mary Eckstrand. NON- DRINKERS deserve to pay less for fire insurance Chey do at Abstainers'. Because our experience has shown that abstainers have ewer fewer home ires. That's why we can in- sure for less. f you're a can tou afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance for home. Blairmore Preventive Social Service reported meeting with PSS director Charles Gale. Coun. Goodman says a NIP Improvement is available and will be investigated. The gas piping in the skating arena is completed and the 31 infra red heaters are ex- pected to arrive here this week for Blairmore will look into the possibility of hiring a com- missionaire to look after local and traffic control bylaws. Council approved a sugges- tion by town employees that all departments close from Dec. 22 to 27 inclusive for the Christmas holiday. Emergency problems will be such as snowplowing if storms should occur. The Blairmore Community will convert to a Municipal Library Board as larger provincial grants are- available under the latter. Council approved the annual grant to the library. Council will prepare a bylaw to adopt the National Building Code as a standard for town construction. Negotiations for a new contract with CUPE for town employees will begin Dec. 21. Power line route plan protested BLAIRMORE The Blairmore town council is protesting the proposed route of a high ten- sion line through the Crowsnest Pass proposed by Calgary Power Ltd. The proposed on the south side of would pass over the ski over the town's pollution control through one proposed subdivision and border another proposed sub- division. Council wants the route to be considerably farther completely away from the town. It is also the opinion of council that the hearing with Calgary Power should be in the Crowsnest Pass on and not in Calgary as this is the area that will be affected by the high tension At the same Coleman council has studied maps and detailed information received from Calgary Power concern- ing the four routes that are be- ing considered for a proposed 240 KVA transmission line through the Crowsnest Pass corridor. Coleman favors the southern route but will write to William minister of the department of the en- to find out what impact this route would have on the corridor. HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 ht CwriiM CantMi MtaMMt mi fire JKWTMM tt ikttwm. BELCOURT FURS CO-OP LTD. BUYERS AND EXPORTERS i OF RAW FURS For Top Prices ship your Furs to us by certified PHONES Oflln 466-9556 Offltt 427-0631 Ave. Edmonton Report your news to.... The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area MONARCH MRS. JACOB DEKKER MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HANSON 327-9541 653-2377 NANTON BENSON 486-2322 B.C. MR. PAUL CHALA 425-6648 NEW DAYTON MRS. ELTON DUELL 733-2110 MRS. STEWART SKEITH 733-2104' NOBLEFORD MRS. GORDON LUCHIA......................... or Cl DMriet Makes windmills obsolete Hutterite forage crop irrigation project Granum colony builds own dam By d'ARCY RICKARD Herald District Editor GRANUM With the help of Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Act engineers at Fort Macleod and members of the Granum Hutterite Colony have built a huge earth dam. It took them one year. Always short of water since when they moved to the Porcupine Hills area from the Hutterian brethren now figure they've got the problem licked. The country is dotted with windmills used to pump water into watering troughs. But the new recently will make the windmills ob- solete. Construction started in the fall of 1972 with PFRA engineers Albert Pearson of Fort Macleod and Bill Stewart of Calgary helping every step along the way. Preliminary work was carried out by technicians headed by Reg officer in charge of the PFRA water development branch office at Fort Macleod. are really involved in said Mr. Harkness. is part of the water development Mr. Stewart is with the engineering services branch of the PFRA at Calgary. Plans for the dam were prepared in both offices. is one of the if not the largest we have been involved said Mr. Harkness. The dam has a capacity of 325.7 acre feet of water. When filled with snow runoff water next it will flood an area of 34.7 acres. The Hutterian brethren swapped one- quarter of a section of land with the late George Wesley to have the land the dam will flood. you says John field man for the don't have a written agreement. Gordon Wesley is right behind us. He says if we can't trust each other we might as well quit right The Hutterites are pleased with their project. Their 46-foot-high with a maximum depth of 41 just go- ing to change our picture here all will improve this place 100 per says Mr. Tschetter. The colony enterprises include ranching and far- ming. A year ago they began work. For- tunately a huge clay hill was right next to the site. The brethren put their men on two buggies a four- wheel drive pusher to fill a cat to keep everything level for the and a packer they rented from the Willow Creek MD. After a year of hard they had moved cubic yards of wip- ing out the and packed it into the biggest private dam in the south. don't charge our so we don't know the exact cost of the pro- says Mr. adding they got a cost estimate of in when the Willow Creek MD rejectee the project. wouldn't take it so we did it It took about two says the get permission from the water resources branch for the dam. The reservoir will be about 800 feet across at its widest point. And there will be lots of fish for all the sportsmen neighbors. The .best clay was used in the centre and in the key a 15-foot-deep. 24-foot-wide trench below the base that holds the dam in place. The base is 30C feet wide. Rock lies on a gentle slope facing the water. There was no creek. It will catch the spring runoff from about a 10-mile radius. PFRA technicians Albert Pearson and Bill Stewart are revered by the Hutterites for the help they gave. we didn't know how to build a says Mr. Tschetter. never done this But the PFRA is doing this kind of work all the helping farmers with untold numbers of irrigation projects. Mr. Pearson and Mr. Stewart were not at the site fulltime. They made periodic checks and carried out staking during construction. The Hutterites will pipe water to pump-spray forage crop fields. Troughs will be filled for their cattle and neighbors dugouts won't ever dry up. are a very progressive say the PFRA engineers in- volved. in scholarships given TABER Nearly in scholarships has been awarded by Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. to southern Alberta students in higher education. Seven senior matriculation students in the sugar beet growing areas receive each General manager Dwight W Purdy says these annual scholarships go to students of high academic standards who are continuing their education at a post secondary in- stitution. The graduating high school students Miss Karen Picture Butte High now attending the University of Miss Linda Kate Andrews High Coaldale. now attending the University of Miss Marilyn Raymond High now attending Bngham Young Roger Nova Scotia MLA to quit HALIFAX Dr. Floyd Progressive Conservative member of the Nova Scotia legislature for says he probably will return from British Columbia to attend the Nov. 27 sitting of the legislature and then resign. Dr. MacDonald has been working in since his election in-1971 but has attended all sessions of the legislature here. The government and some members of his own party have been critical about his absence from his constituen- but Dr. MacDonald has maintained that he keeps in close contact with the people in his riding. PC leader John Buchanan said last August there would be that Dr. MacDonald would resign this teachers to meet fall if he failed to return to the riding. In an interview with the Dr. MacDonald said he would resign his seat before the end of this year. If he had not remained as a he people would have been completely without representation in the Herald- District Cole man Collieries told to stop dust COLEMAN Coleman Collieries Limited has been instructed by the department of the environ- ment to take steps to rectify the high dust problem in town by Feb. 1. 1974. Negotiations for the renewal of a contract with the town employees and CUPE will begin Nov. 26. A meeting will be held Dec. 11 between councillors and Alberta Housing Corporation officials regarding the senior citizens housing program. Fire Chief Henry Zak met council regarding the in- stallation of fire phones in the volunteer brigade members' homes so that when a fire call is phoned all firemen will receive the call at the same time. The matter will be further discussed by members at a brigade meeting. The volunteer fire brigade will hold its annual banquet and ball Nov. 24. Pincher Creek history larger than 600 pages W. R. Myers High now a student at the University of Nolan Van Senator Gershaw High Bow now at the Grand Rapids Junior Grand Mich. Tied from the Vauxhall High School are Roland Cailliau. now at the Universi- ty of and Miss Joyce attending the Prairie Bible School at Three Hills. Also receiving a scholarship was Donald attending the Universi- ty of Lethbridge. James C. Layton of attending the Lethbridge Community received while University of Alberta post graduate student in Brook T. Harker of was awarded by the Company. PINCHER CREEK Prairie Grass to Mountain a history of Dance contest for milk fund COLEMAN The Crowsnest -Con- solidated High School Students Council and the school newspaper club hope to realize about for the Lethbridge Herald Cup of Milk Fund if all pledges for the recent dance marathon are honored. Lea Eddy Cheryl Markosky and Jerome Rejman were winners of the prizes. A total of 24 couples took part in the marathon and nine couples danced the eight hours. Persons who sponsored the dancers are requested to note that students who completed eight hours' of dancing will have sheets that bear circular Pandas Panthers stamps. Sheets of those students who did not dance eight hours will in addition to the the total hours danced and will be initialed by the letters N.K. Teacher quits CLARESHOLM Mrs C. Ernest Morfitt has retired after teaching 28 years in area. former Enid daughter of Claresholm she trained at the Calgary Normal School. After her graduation she taught at Northern Light and Grain rural schools in the Claresholm for five years. Following their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Morfitt lived at Camrose where both their daughters were born. Returning to Mrs. Morfitt taught 23 years in public school. Creek will be larger than the 600 pages first planned. The price of will thanks to help receiv- ed from the federal govern- ment in the form of a New Horizons grant. Ron representative of the Man p. W. Friesen and met recently with the local com- mittee and said that if more than books can be ordered there will be a saving in costs for the committee. About 240 orders have been received. The book can be ordered from the Pincher Creek and District New Horizons Pro- care of Mrs. Reginald Box Pincher Creek. In the Peace River Block. 3 acres cult Grain storage cap BU Price an acre. Available also full of up to date equipment to make this a complete unit. PHONE REIMER BROS. CROOKED ALBERTA FORECLOSURE AUCTION M 4 M EQUIPMENT CO. Montana NOV. A.M. MAM Equipment to located In the Bridgtr Center Commercial Complex on Brldger Dr. north of Bozofnan. TRUCKS 73 Ford 4WD new Highway Boring 63 Chev. C60 Tel-Ecom Boom Out- Line 65 Ford F700 Boom Outriggers. 70 Ford F350 Hyd. 69 Massey Ferguson Tractor Backhoe F. E. 67 Chev Dump 65 Chev. C60 Line Truck Corner 71 Chev Carry- Dodge Adventurer Sport 70 Chev. V4 66 Dodge Urich Vibra- tory 72 Reach-All 72 Dur-A-LItt Chipmore Tulsa 1973 Hale 20 22 73 Mod 1200 2 hyd Hitchhiker Camper 25 2 Snow- mobile Trailers. MOTOR 1973 and 1972 Travco Motor Homes Watt Onan loaded accessories HYDRAULIC POWER 3 Ackley Power Models PU- PU- 2-14-2200. HYDRAULIC Ackley Hyd. Impact Sump Chain Circ. Cutoff and etc MISC. TOOLS A 71 Skidoo 393 36 Selectro 20 Cross Boxes. Drill Press. Hand Grind- Power Hack and many more. FOR BROCHURE ADDITIONAL RADCLIFFE AUCTION COMPANY 6525FNtanl.Dimr.M221 COALHURST Parents and teachers will meet Monday for parent teacher interviews in the Coalhurst High School. Parents observe the new addition to the school it holds the new library and infirmary. The school will be closed to the students on this day. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS-CIRCUUmON-JOBPRINTING VERNON DECOUX. BaalJent M2-2149 PATERSON COMPANY BARRISTERS 6 SOLIOTMS ALBERTA wish to announce the opening of branch offices in Pincher Creek and commencing Nov- ember office hours will be every Wednes- day as a.m. at tlw offices of Chartered PINCHER p.m. at the J of pincnvr wravic ForappoMmi ata-rrai ANNOUNCING THE OPENING OF DARKER AGENCIES LTD. Ted Harker Sales Res. Phone 327-8986 Karma Harker Sales Res. Phone 327-8986 Lee Harker Sales Res. Phone 327-7911 Valerie Harker Receptionist and Sales Res. Phone 328-6707 Mirza Pack Sales Raymond Res. Phone 752-3523 Raymond Collect Buying or Selling A nMMJ i n riflM Rnl Estate Phone one of our competent Sales Staff for Quick Action. We will be pleased to show you any of the homes listed by us or by Multiple Listing Service. We Solicit your UMinea 329-3555 or 329-3511 AGENCIES REAL ESTATE DIVISION 734-23rd StflMt North Lothbrldge WITH PORTRAITS BY Terry Blind Photography Ltd. HOUSE 1114 M Mum COLLEGE MALL 3M-M11 TABER STUDIO ;