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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Mill dumps waste equal to city flow Novombor 1173-THE LCTHMIDQC HBflALD-15 CRANBROOK Crestbrooks'S pulp mill at 30 miles north of discharges 15 million of liquid waste per day into the KodUnay River. This is an amount equivalent to the waste flow from a city of These facts are included in a report on the water quality of the resource within the Regional District of East Kootenay. It was prepared by District County won't provide coyote bait permits FOREMOST Agriculture supervisor Vern Arnold told County of Fort Recreation centre opens on Saturday TABER Parkside Manor will be officially open- ed at a special ceremony at 10 a.m Saturday Hie Manor is the former nurses' residence at 48th St and 50th now being adapted as a recreation centre for the Senior Citizens' Recreation Organization. Invited to participate in the official opening ceremonies are MLA Douglas MP Bert and Mrs. Thelma Alberta director of the New Horizons program under which the pro- ject was initiated Recreation association president Mary Cavelle says that the public is invited to the opening which will continue to 5 p.m Refreshments will be served all day. Poultry meet set Thursday The meeting of the Southern Alberta Poultry Council will be held Thursday in the Lilydale Poultry Sales cafeteria. Dr. Norm head of the provincial Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in will discuss a re- cent outbreak of a respiratory disease in poultry A tour of the partially com- pleted Lilydale poultry processing the largest in Southern will follow The location of the meeting had to be changed due to scheduled Christmas parties at. Ericksen's Family Restaurant Mile councillors recently 1000 coyote baits will not be provided this year to farmers in the county Mr Arnold said the agricultural service com- mittee has been receiving fewer complaints this season He said 1060 was used earlier and apparently has the coyote population controlled. have the use of predator specialists any tune we need said Mr. Ar- nold He said coyote hides are ex- pected to bring as high as each. is all kinds of people hunting coyotes right now. I think we are going to have far more control this year than we have ever had they allowed to run them down with snow- quipped Coun. William George McFall District calendar The Nobleford branch of the Royal Canadian Legion will erect a community Christmas card at the Legion Hall Donations will be received at the Nobleford Food Market Nobleford's annual Legion children's Christmas party will be held Dec at 2 p m Nobleford United Church Sunday School will hold its annual Christmas program at 11.30 a m Dec. 16 The Nobleford Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Christmas party Dec 8 Nobleford senior citizens will hold their annual Christmas banquet Dec. in the Legion Hall The Barons Order of the Royal Purple will cater to the United Grain Growers banquet Nov 30 Henker Farm Equipment Ltd. Phone IHTIIHATIOIIAL Specials TRACTORS M.F. 1100-cab TRUCKSand CARS 67-Mercury 70-I.H.C. ton 4x4 70-I.H.C. 1600 Loadstar 89-Chev. Impala 4 door 63-Chev. Impala 4 door MISC. EQUIPMENT 33 ft. grain auger with 15 ft. M.F. chisel plow Bowter gasoline pump-late model Storage Sale Take McLean Moving Ltd. 640 6th St. Alberta Under the Warehouseman's Lien Act The Following Goods Mrs. Delia Dorsey Lot number Red F 1 bedroom chesterfield and K table and 4 leather coffee table and end cartons personal foot stool and wicker chair Diane Skrettlng Lot number Orange P Wringer bedroom dining room floor plastic bags of suit K table and cartons of personal and household effects Sale Will be Held at Huriburt Auction Service Ltd. 1920 -2nd Ave. South THURSDAY. DECEMBER at p.m. Curruthers and Partners Ltd. of Calgary for the RDEK. Presented to the RDEK board of directors the report says three stretches of river are con- sidered to h.-.ve suffered significant degradation because of present use. Mark from Comin- co's discharge point to its junction with the St. Mary the St. Mary River from its confluence with Mark Creek to the Kootenay and the Kootenay River below the Crestbrook pulp mill dis- charge to the Libby Dam are the three stretches which have suffered. The report says the lower water quality in the Mark St. Mary and Kootenay rivers is not irreversible. If the waste discharges were either removed or treated to higher the rivers could return to com- parable with background levels in the river within several years. The report recommends for future policy that the existing state of the water in the Kootenay and St. Mary river systems be considered Efforts should be made to reduce the amount of pollutants being discharged to the the report says Changes would have to be made in operations at Cominco and the Crestbrook mill Changes are expected soon at Crestbrook. But the proposals for Cominco would not bring the discharges up to the minimum level suggested by the pollu- tion control branch for the mining and smelting industry following its public inquiry into the subiect. Three areas of concern about the RDEK's water quality are outlined expansion of lake area development is recommended for special attention consideration of the need to provide facilities for the disposal of septic tank pump-out wastes and liquid wastes from recreational vehicles and campgrounds is strongly recommended the need for ad- ditional monitoring is stressed. costs for ad- ditional monitoring are minimal in comparison to the value of the resources to be the report says The report was based on in- formation already gathered by government and private concerns There are four major watersheds in the the Flathead and Moyie The first two produce about 90 per cent of the surface water supply. All major effluent dis- charges are on the Kootenay River or one of its tributaries. says the not a single effect but con- sists of many factors which inter-relate and interact with each other. It is when one or more pollutants is increased heavily above the natural background level so that the character and life of the ecosystem is upset that we have pollution in the normally accepted Cominco at with its lead-zinc mining concentrator and milling com- its fertilizer and iron has four waste dis- charges and puts out about 14 million gallons of effluent each day This is an amount equivalent in volume to the waste discharge from a pop- ulation of Other industrial users include Kaiser and Fording both of which have recycling except for a small discharge by Kaiser into Michel Placid Oil copper mine at Bull River with a recycle and Mountain Minerals at Toby which operates during the summer months with in- significant waste effects. Municipalities within the with the exception of treat their waste to the secondary level. Kimberley has primary treatment The five largest Sp- arwood and Elkford. contribute 96 per cent of the biological oxygen demand and suspended solids factors of municipal dis- charges. Municipal discharges as a whole make up some 11 per cent of the total waste flow and some six per cent of the total suspended solids load. Measurements for BOD show that loading from the Crestbrook mill is more than three times the combined loading from all municipal at pounds per day Building boom New houses at Claresholm as building permits top the in a 1973 boom. Claresholm commercial area expands CLARESHOLM The commercial area here is expanding at a rapid rate. Building for all types of are well over the These include 13 new homes. Work has started on two retail outlets. These are farm supply stores. They are being erected by the United Farmers of Alberta Co- operative on the east side of town. Cost of the buildings will be about New retail outlets opened this year A food Claresholm's erected by Wilford Hong and associates of Sasfc. It is located in the north Claresholm shopping centre A television and radio sales and service Ted's owned by Ted formerly of the Cold Lake dis- trict. A new Ford recently opened by two Calgary Don and Bob secretary-treasurer. The dealership is known as Foothills Ford Sales Ltd. Mr. Laity was the sales manager and Mr Pepin the service manager for Metro Ford of Calgary before mov- ing here. The Claresholm Auto Body second one in town. The business is operated by three Bob and Stan Dewar and Bob Kehler It is located in the industrial subdivision south of town. Ron's Plumbing Shop open- ed in the Recreation Centre Building to provide a second plumbing service for town residents. It is operated by Ron formerly of Calgary Lance Moore of Saskatchewan has opened a men's clothing store It is the Black Knight The commercial area was improved when a blacksmith Fantasy instinct caused man to knife student LONDON A man said to have a to stab women who attracted him pleaded guilty today to the manslaughter of a Canadian student teacher here last July. The 21-year-old Martha Dubois of Alta was walking alone from a subway station July 1 when she was attacked by an un- employed kitchen Den- nis 37. She died in hospital eight days later The prosecution accepted a plea of manslaughter on grounds of diminished respon- sibility and Smith was sent to an institution for the criminal- ly insane for an unlimited time. Prosecutor Robert Harman said was a stranger to him and the attack was com- pletely without motive. It was the climax of a deteriorating mental condition involving his fantasy instinct to stab women to whom he was Aides to get pensions FOREMOST County of Forty-Mile teacher aides will be allowed to par- ticipate in the local authorities pension effective Jan. 1974 Secretary treasurer Roy Wallman said single women will take part as long as they work 30 hours a married women would have an option. The county would pay its amounting to six per cent of the person's salary in most cases Mr. Wallman said school aides have been the only class of employee not in the plan Hospital survey set PINCHER CREEK Jerome Robbins and Francis Sorge have been appointed members of a joint planning committee which is making a preliminary survey of hospital facilities and re- quirements with a view to modernizing the institution They will represent the Pincher Creek MD and the Town of Pincher Creek. The Alberta Hospital Ser- vices Commission has entered into a contract to supply new x-ray equipment for St. Vincent's Hospital and this should be installed with the next few weeks. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS-CIRCUUmON-JOBPRINTING VERNON RMMttit PhMM Report your news to.... The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area COALHURST MRS.MARQAOKKEN CLARESHOLM PAUL ANDERSEN .................................33S-3M1 M. M. ORIMSEN 23S-M1S COALDALE MRS. PETER TYMBURSKI ..........................34S-M21 COUTTS MRS. HlNRY HACKE .............................M4-37S3 COWLEY C. A.WIEKIS B.C. NANCY MILES....................................4M-1232 DEL BONITA 0. t. DALTON .....................................tSJ-2111 Contact thete people tor your District News or ClaMlfted Advertising shop was replaced by a hand- some new brick building for the local Credit Union at a cost of about The building was designed by Claresholm High School teacher Ed Meyerhoffer. The interior was finished by local cabinet- maker Eldred Palmer The Old a is owned by Dan Terry and Pat Henker Sundog Cycle and Sports opened in the Local Press Building. It is owned by Sonny McMillan and Doug Thornton. Ken Murray operates a dry cleaning service in a new building in the east side com- mercial area Mr and Mrs. Paul Balcean have opened an art supply store Land has been purchased at the corner of 1st St and 47th Ave for a Seven-11 Store. Another hardware store is forecast for the north Claresholm shopping centre Historians Dr James G. MacGre- chairman of RCMP Alberta Century Celebra- third from hands to Bruce McCorquadale acting director of the provincial museum branch of herit- age resource develop- ment division of the department of youth and for development of the hist- orical NWMP police barr- acks site at Fort Macleod. Looking on at left are Phil Hodnett of town council and Muriel Ragan of the Fort Macleod Historical Association. 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