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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, November 22, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Country creek A small creek flows through the countryside about four miles east of Magrath, still free of the scum of ice coating streams farther north. Hillside lots to be purchased COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Town council is negotiating with Coleman Collieries to ob- tain two rocky, hillside cemeteries owned since pre First World War days by the mining company in north Coleman. Ted Nicholson of the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission suggested the town should hold title to the land, some of which will be used as "com- munity reserve" as it is too steep and rocky for any prac- tical use. The planning commission will be asked to look for a new cemetery site. Rudy Szymanek, town foreman, says both the Protestant and Catholic cemeteries are almost full and new graves have to be blasted out of the rock. He told council the cemeteries will be filled within two years. Fire Chief Henry Zak has in- formed council that the local fire truck is becoming anti- quated and needs extensive repairs. He suggested that Coleman contact the Village of Frank and ask if its large pumper unit is for sale. The Frank council is said to be interested in getting fire protection ser- vices from Blairmore. Council received a report from the sewer control branch of the department of the en- vironment which says there is infiltration of water into town sewer lines. There was no recommendation on how to correct the problem. The town foreman says sewage is not aerating proper- ly at the disposal site. Barry Finance, working un- der the direction of Clayburn Holdings Company Ltd., will survey the site for the propos- ed Coleman shopping centre. The town has written off a debt owed by the now defunct Coleman Sports Association. The town wants the Coleman recreation board to take over the association's duties with a clean slate. The town and the Canadian Union of Public Employees will open talks soon for the 1975 contract. ARMY, NAVY AND AIR FORCE VETERANS CLUB LETHBRIDGE UNIT NO. 34 GREY CUP SUNDAY Clubroomt open all 2 noon till p.m. In Gray Cup bMWMn Edmonton Eskfcnos and Color TV in every Corner. Courtesy o) FiirfMd Television and AppdincM Sato Ltd. Hot win For rrwrnbon and Imrrtad gunls only! GENERAL MEETING MONDAY, NOV. p.m. In the Clubrooms AWARDS NIGHT V.i.P.'s from Provincial Council in attendance Ail members are urged lo attend. PUBLIC BINGO TUESDAY at P.M. New ANAF Hall Members and Invited Guests in the Oubrooms. JACKPOT '500 In 56 numbers or less. Increasing one number per week until won. Consolation Jackpot WMKIND INTIftTAINMINT Friday and Saturday: Entertainment in the Canteen Saturday. For end their Invited Curate Onlyl I South in short I Nichol to speak Monday COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Alberta Fish and Game Association zone one representative Ken Nichol will speak at the regular Coleman Fish and Game Association meeting to be held at 7.30 p.m. Monday in the miners' union hall. Christmas card to raise money TABER (HNS) The Taber Lady Lions said Tuesday that there is no set fee by which residents may express seasons greetings on the Lady Lions community Christmas card. Any contribution will be accepted, said Margaret Lindquist, a member of the Lady Lions Christmas card committee. The objective is to raise to send school bandsmen to England next summer. Lighting project authorized TABER (HNS) Town council Monday night authorized an expenditure of for lighting on the Taber airport runway. Willow council name committees CLARESHOLM (Staff) The Willow Creek Municipal District council has named all members to its nuisance grounds committee. They are Reeve George Whitehead and councillors Wallace Daley, John Zoeteman, Ken Weatherhead, John Housinga, Don McRae and J. William Burbank. Other committee appointments have been made as follows: Public works: Reeve Whitehead and councillors Housenga and Burbank. Drainage and water conservation: Councillors Housenga, McRae and Weatherhead. Airport: Reeve Whitehead and councillors Burbank and Weatherhead. Chinook Health Unit, Oldman River Regional Planning Commission and Pioneer Lodge: Coun. Zoeteman. Firefighting: Reeve Whitehead and Coun. Housenga. Agricultural service board: Councillors Weatherhead and Housenga; and farm members Wes Carey of Stavely and Harvey Dersch of Spring Point, west of Fort Macleod. Alberta Disaster Services and school committee: Coun. McRae. Safety committee: Coun. Housenga. Barrow pits, right of ways, telephones, power and fen- cing: Councillors Housenga, Burbank and Daley. Foothills, Little Bow Association: Coun. Daley. Agricultural Development Committee: Coun. Daley. Seed cleaning plants: Nanton, Coun. McRae; Granum, councillors Daley and Housenga. Office building: Reeve Whitehead and Coun. Daley. Recreation boards. Nanton, Coun. McRae; Stavely, Coun. Burbank; Claresholm, Coun. Whitehead: Granum, Coun. Daley; and Fort Macleod, Coun. Housenga. Taber man honored by trustees TABER (Special) Joe Chomany, chairman of the Taber Roman Catholic separate school board for 20 years, has been honored by the Alberta School Trustees' Association with a life membership. The certificate he received reads: "In grateful recognition of dedicated service to the welfare of education and the youth of this province." Badminton games scheduled NEW DAYTON (HNS) Badminton sessions will be held at the hall again this winter, the New Dayton Recreation Association decided at its recent meeting. At the same time, repairs to the hall were authorized. Concert organizers named NEW DAYTON (HNS) Mrs. Rick Duell and Mrs. Barry Cronkhite will organize the community Christmas concert, date and place to be announced Mrs. Victor Kaupp will erect the community Christmas card. Proceeds will aid the Canadian Mental Health Association. Coutts man retires at customs Henry J. Hacke of Coutts has retired after 20% years of public service as caretaker at the Coutts Customs and Immigra- tion Building. Public works official Roy Brown presented Mr. Hacke a retirement certificate signed by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Coaldale council considers parks By CAROL NEUFELD Herald Correspondent COALDALE The popula- tion of Coaldale has climbed to a fact which prompted the Coaldale Town Council to consider additional neighborhood parks with recreational facilities Tuesday. Coun. Neville suggested that three proposed park areas be considered for the next budget. She feels that these could be developed by involving the persons in the immediate areas to supply ALBERTA HAIL and CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION requires CLERK TYPISTS for Service Offices in Lethbrldgo Cardston Pincher Creek Warner Foremost Taber Claresholm and Vulcan Duties will include managing the office, pro- viding farmers with full information on "All Risk" Crop Insurance; and accepting applications, acre- age reports and claims. Qualifications include: A mature individual with a farm back- ground, willing and capable of accept- ing responsibility. Must be able to meet the public and take an interest in her work. Typing and office experience an asset. Interested persons should apply in own handwriting, giving full particulars to: Director of Field Service, Alberta Hail and Crop Insurance Corp., St. S.W., Calgary T2R OV2 labor. Perhaps some of the service clubs could help The discussion on beautification led the council into passing a motion to sup- port and enforce the litter bylaw. The supervisor of public works is to be the judge of the spots needing cleaning He was authorized to inform the administration of the litter. The administrator is to then issue a clean up order which would be served by the town police. Clean up would have to be complete within 60 days from that date Work is presently underway to increase the supply of Bull River copper mine gets award after closure Wins doctorate Angela Ruth How of Taber has received a doc- tor of medicine degree from the University of Cal- gary and is serving her residency at the Foothills Hospital at Calgary. Later Dr. How will specialize in pediatrics. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Roy How of Taber. CRANBROOK (Special) Placid Oil Company, which operated a copper mine on the Bull River in the East Kootenay until late June, is one of four B.C. industries to receive awards for pollution control. Placid Oil received the award from the Pacific Northwest Pollution Control Association. The mine was located on the lower slopes of a mountain where the slope is about 15 degrees and is covered with glacial tile and gravel. The Bull River runs in a steep sided valley about feet away from the tailing im- poundment. To prevent the loss of tailing water and possible contamina- tion of the river, the company installed a plastic liner over the floor of the impoundment which measures 600 by feet. Pond contents are recycled to the concentrator as process water. As a result, the environment has been protected and the company has earned recognition. The company has been m operation for three years. In late June it found that the deposits had run out and ceas- ed operations. It is uneconomical to con- tinue at the present time as remaining deposits are scanty. Centre renamed PINCHER CREEK (HNS) The senior citizens1 drop in centre here has been named the Fred Huddlestun Senior Citizens' Centre in honor of the late Mr. Huddlestun He was the driving force behind obtaining the centre in an addition now under con- struction to the Pincher Creek Arena SPARKED BY PROCESS Salmon, most valuable spe- cies of the Pacific fishing in- dustry, became an important commercial product about 1870 with the introduction of canning. water to the town of Coaldale from 550 gal per minute to 1500 gal per minute. The system is set up in three units- filtration, treatment, and distribution. The filteration unit will con- sist of three pumps instead of the two presently in use Mr Walter Riemann, super- visor of water services, said the new filteration unit is ex- pected to be in operation early in the new year. A pump will be installed in the pump house to supply raw water to the sportsplex field area and the R. I. Baker school grounds Coun Holmes said that the school grounds should be leveled before other work begins Coun. Neville stated the feeling of many of the Coaldale residents when she said "sidewalks are a necessity" She felt that sidewalks should take priority over paved roads in future paving projects. Coun Wayne Stewart said that persons in new areas have expressed concern for their children who have to walk to school in snow or mud without access to sidewalks Mayor Blakey suggested that Coun Don Ober make an assessment of frontage and the money needed to complete the sidewalks and bring it to council for further discussion Coun Ober stated that this work has already begun in preparation for budget con- sideration QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic 303 5th Street South Metcalf Building PHONE 328-7684 In this uncertain world... ifs nice to know we guarantee everything. We make it easy to be sure of wheel alignment because we guarantee alignment for miles You're sure of starting for as long as you keep your car with the Lifetime Supreme battery Our no-gimmick guarantee covers every passenger tire even retreads In addition to all our written guarantees, there's our Customer Satisfaction Guarantee that covers everything else at Firestone Stores. 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