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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta TuMday, Novvmbtr 19, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 15 B.C. land session expected The Regional District of East Kootenay is expected to meet later this month with the B.C. Land Commission to dis- cuss changes in the regions land reserve map. The meeting follows a re- quest made by the RDEK to Premier Dave Barrett for a meeting with the Commission before the land reserves are officially designated. The region submitted its land reserve proposal to the Land Commission earlier this year. The commission reviews the proposal and has an opportunity to make changes before the reserve is finalized. In the upcoming meeting the RDEK wants the oppor- tunity to see those changes and voice its opinion. A meeting between B.C. Hydro and the RDEK is ex- pected to be called late this month or early in December to discuss a report on the new 500 KV line between the Okanagan and the East Kootenay. The fact finding report, prepared by Hydro con- sultants, explores such areas as engineering, economics, and environmental impact, but makes no conclusions or recommendations. It is not known at this point whether the meeting will be solely between the two authorities, or a public meeting. Dr. Hugh Keenlyside, formerly a top official for B C. Hydro will be visiting the East Kootenay as part of a province wide review of the fire marshal's office. Dr Keenlyside was ap- pointed to head the govern- ment study earlier this year. Most municipalities with fire departments, have their own local fire marshal in the person of the municipal fire chief. The RCMP, however, act as fire marshal in all unorganiz- ed areas. After lodging an official complaint with the B.C. Department of Highways in September for its tardiness in paving part of Cranbrook Air- port Road, the RDEK has congratulated the department for other work. At the October meeting, a resolution was passed thank- ing the Department for its working in paving the access to Wycliffe Regional park. Another vote of appreciation was directed to the district highway managers for their efforts in constructing and maintaining access roads to the 17 garbage disposal sites in the region. South In short I New foam Production record established NATAL (HNS) Kaiser Resources Ltd. officials say the company's Elkview preparation plant has been rolling in high gear with a record October production of net tons of clean coal. The Harmer pit operation set a production record with a total of bank cubic yards of rock and coal moved in September. The record tops the previous high of bank cubic yards set in August, 1973. District bandsmen participated CARDSTON (HNS) Voung musicians from many southern Alberta centres performed in a provincial "honor band" at the recent Canadian Band Directors Association convention at Banff. Guest conductor was Dr. Ralph G. Laycock, professor of music at Brigham Young University at Provo, Utah. Cardston performers in the "honor band" were trombonists Robert Tagg and Lloyd Cahoon; French horn player Terry Ken- nard; and clarinetist Cheryl Thompson. There were performers from Magrath, Bow Island, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Pincher Creek, Vauxhall and Coaldale. Hall elected president RAYMOND (HNS) Bert Hall has been elected president of the Raymond and District Agricultural Society. Other officers are Alan Heggie, first vice president and Mrs. Routine Lloyd, second vice president. Chaperons needed on trip TABER (HNS) Chaperons are needed to accompany the W. R. Myers High School's band and chorus to England next summer. The Spirit of '75 Committee will set the criteria before re- questing written applications for the travel opportunities Parents of touring students, if qualified, will be given first con- sideration. A sub committee comprising Nancy Platt and Mary Milliken are investigating distinctive wearing apparel for the students and suggestions are requested from those concerned Applications for passports and innoculations will begin in January in preparation for the June 23 departure from Calgary's McColl Field. Three weeks will be spent in England giving concerts, par- ticipating in music festivals and sight seeing, says chorus director Malcolm Edwards. Tentative stopping points are Hornsea, York. Halifax. Bournemouth, Waltham Cross and London Preliminary arrangements for visits to these centres will be made prior to the trip. Raymond auxiliary elects RAYMOND (HNS) Helen Babb has been named presi- dent of the Raymond Municipal Hospital Women's Auxiliary. Jean Peterson and Elizabeth Kearns are first and second vice presidents. Lil DeMeester is secretary and Donna Meldrum treasurer. Open house at nursing home FORT MACLEOD (Special) An open house last week at the Parkland Nursing Home here gave neighbors and friends an opportunity to share a cup of tea and visit. It was an opportunity for Anne Guichon and her former neighbor, Dorothy Canning, now a resident of the home, to drink a toast to future happiness. The women's auxiliary to the home served the tea tables and held a bake sale. The proceeds will aid the patients. The occupational therapy department sold articles the patients made during the past year. Gloria Costello is the matron of the Parkland Nursing Home, formerly Blunt's Nursing Home HOME IMPROVEMENT ISQUARETEX CEILING TILE 48" x Prefinished golden glint. Scored each 79 UTILITY FRAMING LUMBER 2x4-8 foot lengths.................................. each 4 59 WEATHERPLY PLYWOOD 4" x 8' Sheets, thick, 2nd grade sheathing per sheet 3 99 VINYL Floor Tile 12" x 080 thickness. 4 col- ors. Each PREFINISHED HARDBOARD ELLING ,215 fHfi. cilir: kmf ytcn PANELLING R59 Sizi4 ptrslwl V ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. "Your Pioneer Lumber Dealer since 7925" Cor. 2nd Ave. ft 13th SL S. Phone 328-3301 CHARGEX MASTER CHARGE blamed for barn fire The Herald' District By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer The instant destruction of a new steel dairy barn at St. Paul by a fire that lasted only a few minutes has been attributed to polyurethane spray on insulation. Dennis Darby, farm struc- tures specialist with the Alberta department of agriculture in Lethbridge, said polyurethane insulating materials are almost twice as effective as most commonly used insulating materials but they are "extremely flam- mable." In the case of the St. Paul fire, the insulation had just been applied on the inside of the steel quonset building when a small fire was spotted at one end. Withing minutes, it had spread throughout the entire building, consuming virtually all the foam insulation as it went. Although the fire burned out almost as soon as it started, all that was left of the barn was a charred, sagging steel shell, said Mr. Darby. He said the owner of the structure saw the fire from his house but couldn't make it to the barn in time to do anything about it. And the fact that he couldn't likely saved his life because of the nature of the foam when it burns. Council approves sale of tracts WILLOW CREEK (Staff) Willow Creek Municipal Coun- cil approved the sale of four lots to Mrs. Karl Bilinsky of Parkland during a recent meeting. She appeared before council to forestall the sale of the lots to another bidder who offered each. She offered each. She needed the lots, she said, because her house is partly on one and her barn, root cellar and well are on the others. Council approved for councillor fees to former councillor Harvey Cherniak for one year's service and a lesser amount to former coun- cillor Jim Lowe. heat build up is tremendous It produces a high quantity of smoke and combustible gases which will quickly suffocate any living creature inside a building even if the fire is small Since some formulations of the foam use isocyanate, the cyandie cynaid cyanide com- pound, the gases can be toxic. Surface coatings, like protective paints, may reduce the "flash" fire hazard but they won't appreciably reduce the danger of fire, said Mr. Darby. The exposed surface of urethane foam can ignite and spread fire extremely rapidly almost explosively. Half inch cement plaster or "fire rated" gypsum board or a similar material covering the exposed surface of urethane foam will usually provide acceptable fire protection Mr. Darby said the new foam insulation materials, particularly polyurethane spray on products, have in- vaded the building industry but people don't seem to have been made aware of the fire and safety hazards connected with the method. He said while claims are be- ing made to the effect that this type of insulation is vir- tually fireproof, it is not Scholastic marks are distributed BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Larry Pizzey, prin- cipal of the Isabelle Sellon School here, has announced that report cards will be given to students Dec. 2, March 10 and June 27. Teachers will be available for interviews with parents Dec. 9 to discuss students who are not working up to par. Parents are always welcome to make appointments to visit teachers. This can be done by phoning the school secretary. Parents wishing progress reports between regular report coards may request this. Since a number of persons have requested information on probation, Mr. Pizzey advised that school division students who continually break school rules may be placed on probation. If this happens, a student must then display acceptable behavior for at least six weeks. WATCH AND WAIT FOR SHELDONS PROMOTION SALE 1 DAY ONLY-THURSDAY, NOV. 21st 516 3rd Avenue South Door to Bank of Montreal The new Job Information Centres we're adding to Canada Manpower Centres coast to coast can help you do just that. If youVe looking for a job, they'll help you choose the job you really want And if you're an employer looking for someone to fill a job, they'll help you fond the person you need, faster and easier than ever before. First if you're an em- ployee. Jobs available m your area are displayed in the Job Information Centre, ac cording to occupational categones. You pick the jobs that interest you You decide. Our counsellors don't decide for you And your prospective employer knows this At the interview, he knows you re there because you want to be, not just because the coun- sellor sent you. If you're an employer, you can see how this helps you too FT om now on, the Canada Manpower staff will have more time to directly assist you in manpower planning and in solving particular em- ployment problems. From Canada Manpower. Let's work together. our training services to our labour mobility programs, we can help effectively with your employment needs. All of which is our way of saying that major changes are going on at all Canada, Manpower Centres. They'll help us ail work together for the full employ- ment of Canada's most important resource. People. ;