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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald Saturday, November 23, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 15 Runway lighting installation begins at Taber South In short Blood named Buchanan aide STANDOFF A co-founder of Kamai News and Blackfoot Radio and a former Blood band councillor has been named assistant to Judd Buchanan, federal minister of Indian affairs and northern development Les Healy, 29, executive director for Indian News Media at Standoff will assume his post in Ottawa Dec 2 A former board member and secretary of the Indian Association of Alberta, he was a band councillor from 1972 until this year Willow Creek seeks director CLARESHOLM (HNS) Willow Creek school division rustees have established the position of a director of special education services Trustees approved the recommendation of Superintendent Man MacLeod to create the job The director's duties will be to diagnose the needs of pupils learning disabilities "We have only one opportunity room in the entire division, VIr MacLeod told trustees "This is at Fort Macleod We have our other towns that need this service He says 150 pupils need individual tests to determine their Darticular needs It is hoped someone can be hired to fill the position for the 197576 school >ear The position will be funded by the provincial Early rhildhood Services program Hotel to be constructed soon PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Morgan Johnson and Barry 3ritchard announced this week their proposed 30 room Pincher >eek Motor Hotel, to be located on Highway 6 here, will be Constructed next spring iliff Slater given life card PINCHER CREEK (HNS) The Pincher Creek Curling has made Cliff Slater a life member "in honor and ippreciation of his long record of service and association I Inflation boosts JnL MAN WHO {budget CARESli YOU'LL NEVER HAVE AN 'ORPHAN" WHEN YOU OWN A FULLY AUTOMATIC WATER SOFTENER W'f will tiftrr Imw ymi Ic you vi til always br hr CALL 327-7867 AND SAY 120d-North Mayor Magrath Drive (Andy Holmes) By NANCY MILES Special Correspondent CRANBROOK The Cranbrook school district has approved a provisional budget for next vear School officials are awaiting word from the department of education on the budget No capital expenditures are planned The budget represents a hef- ty leap from the 1974 actual budget of With 21 additional teachers and 5.000 students, the provisional budget has provid- ed for an expenditure of for instruction This compares with for the current year Blanket inflation on almost the same scale has hit the other major budget items Ttns year the school mill rate for municipal and rural laxpavers. including machinery and installations assessment, was 33 25 to raise the district share of the budget One mill of taxation in 3974 raised X marks the dangerous spot Runways at the Fort Macleod airport are badly Walker, and others are hopeful the town will follow in need of repair and town council has authorized Taber and Cardston leads and build a new airstrip Works Superintendent George Bota to begin a on land the town owns in the southeast section patching job Fort Macleod's flying doctor, Dr John Aircraft repair firm establishes at Brooks, hanger under construction BROOKS (Special) An aircraft repair firm, Murray s Aircraft Repair, has been es- tablished at the Brooks Air- port Thp owners are Mr and Mrs Jim Murray The firm will accept air- craft up to pounds about the size of the Aztec twin-engine airplane They hope to do business principally with privately- owned aircraft used by farmers, ranchers and pleasure fliers A steel 50-by-52-foot hangar is under construction at the airport It will have an attach- ed office-waiting room for the use of the public This will be rented for a monthly fee from the Town of Brooks Electricity has arrived at the airport and natural gas in on the way At the same time, Stubb Ross of Time Air at Lethbridge, operator of scheduled service between Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Calgary, Red Deer and Ed- monton savs the influence of the petroleum and agricultural industries on Brooks interests his firm He is reported studying the possibility of including Brooks in future service as a stop between Medicine Hat and Calgary Meanwhile, there are further major improvements underway Runway lights have been m- stalled recently and are operative These are operated bv an automatic device that turns them on at dusk and off at davbreak This improvement was financed by a 000 grant from the federal department of transport Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON DECOUX, Rnidcnt Rep 562 2149 Lucky buck? Joe Vasek of Blairrnore has a one dollar bill he says is "worth more than its face value." Somebody goofed at the mint. The bill has two different serial numbers Mr Vasek picked it up at the pub He says he'll sell it for a price VERN DECOUX photo NOMINATION MEETING Little Bow Provincial Progressive Conservative Meeting VULCAN CIVIC CENTRE Monday, Dec. 2 p.m. Memberships available at the door. Everyone welcome. Guest Speaker to be announced. "INAUGURAL MEETING' of the CANADIAN ROMAGNOLA ASSOCIATION PALLISER HOTEL, CALGARY, ALBERTA AQINDA WEDNESDAY, December 4th 6.30 p.m. Registration p.m. Social Hour Slides and Speakers THURSDAY, December 5th Buses leaving on tours 1 00 p rn Luncheon 2 00 p m. inaugural Meeting 6.00 p.m Banquet Guest Speakers Auction of Romagnola Semen For Program Room RcMrvotloni Contact MRS. ELEANOR WAGNER Secretary-Treasurer Canadian Romagnola Aaaociatkm Site 3 High River, Alberta (403) 852-7134 Pictured above is Leading Knight Brother Gordon Davy o1 trie Picture BuJJe Bks presenting the keys of a new car Jo Alvm Mertz o1 Sibling Mr Vlerlz won the car a raffle put on by the Picture Butte Elks Lodge No 268 with the proceeds going 1o community services The Picture Butte Elks would like to thank the people of Southern Alberta for their patronage and thank the College Mali and Centre Village Mall for their co-operation TABER (HNS) Installa- tion of runwav lighting at the Taber Municipal Airport got underway Tuesday morning following approval by town touncil the preceding evening of the 000 project Council b approval was divided the vote showing Mayor Arthur H Averv and Coun Dennis M Turin opposed to the expen- diture Airport administration com- mittee chairman Morns E Thompson appeared before council for the second successive meeting advising that written assurance could not be given by the provincial government that a grant would be forthcoming He presented council with a guarantee of each from 14 local citizens, in case the grant is not forthcoming Major Averv response was negative suggesting that if the town installed the lights a covering grant would not be forthcoming Coun Mike Powell in turn discounted the need for a guarantee since the town should provide landing lighting to make the airport serviceable 24 hours a day Mr Powell was supported bv Coun Bruce Milhken whose motion that the town undertake the cost of lighting up to 000 providing the government grant when received goes to the town, was approved on a five to two count Candidate Lee Anderson, a chiro- practor with his practice in Claresholm, has become the first candidate to announce he will run for the Progressive Con- servative nomination in Little Bow Dr Anderson, 43 resides within the pro- vincial constituency, not m Claresholm itself The nomination is to be held in the Vulcan Civic Centre on Dec 2 at 8 p m The winner will contest the next election against in- cumbent Socred MLA Ray Speaker REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY Room and board for blind gentleman aged 71, preferably in rural area, a month PHONE 328-9281 (WEEK DAYS) Hear more clearly without irritating background noise. Zenith's new Directional Hearing Aid. If you find that much of the sound you hear is harsh irritating noise then our new Directional hearing aid the Royal D could be just right for you This com fortable aid brings you clear rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens and reduces harsh unwanted back ground noise from the side and rear Come in for a demonstration of the Royal D or any other aid from Zenith s line of more than 20 quality aids at no cost or obligation Batteries for all makes of hearing aids The qusl ty goes in a on LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. F A LEISTER, Certified Hearing aid Audiologltt Helping the hard of hearing since 1943 Paramount Theatre Bldg Phone 328-4080.327-2272 Golden Chumps EXPANDED Southern Feeds Ltd. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA A complete line of LIVESTOCK FEEDS PHONES 328-3500 328-3675 328-2269 TROJAN is coming ;