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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Community service groups request grants for 1974 Thirteen organizations appeared belore the com- servu-es advisory committee Wednesday with requests lor 1974 city grants totalling about The advisory committee will hold a special meeting next Wednesday to make its decisions on the requests which will then be forwarded lo city council lor tinal approval. Four ot the grant requests came Irom new organizations. Big which is just getting oil' the ground in the asked lor Disabled on'the Move sought the Action Centre ask- ed lor and the Whoop- 1 Country Historical Society said it needed next xear The latter three groups had applied lor Local Initiative Piogram but two Disabled on the Move and the Society were turned down while the Volunteer Action Centre has not et been told the outcome ol its application. Disabled on the Move is seeking its grant to carry out an accessibility survey ol l.cthbridge buildings and businesses to lind out which accessible to disabled peo- ple and lo point out ways they could be made more accessible. Trechka. a member ol the told the com- munity services committee that as an example the main post oil ice is not directly accessible but disabled people can get to it by going through the Manpower building next door He said the group was told its project was turned down LIP because it duplicated projects in Edmonton and Calgary Basic to cattle production Good good economics By KEN ROBERTS Herald Staff Writer CALGARY Farmers and ranchers must see the economics ol growing good torage and leed tor cattle or no amount ol encouragement to increase the number of cat- lie will bring about the desired production Forages provide more than hall ol the leed units consum- ed by livestock. Audbrey Sherman told a seminar spon- sored bv the Foothills Forage Co-op Association here Wednesday. The basics ol feeding cat- lie is lorage and I think we have fallen behind in this line ol he said. and legumes used for pasture and conserved leed -Te impor- lanl in every province and .slate and ranchers are fioing to have to look to renovation ol by putting as much ol their land as possible into tame hay and pasture There are always areas on a Great Christmas Gift Idea Now at a Ronson 7 Speed Push Button Solid State Blender Crushes traylcads of ice without attachments. Exclusive wide- oase design with largest blades lor fast blending Takes whole fruits and vegetables without pre-slicmg Powerful 'A H P 48 oz Carafe designed for table serving Detaches for easy cleaning Regular 64.95. SUPER SPECIAL For Christmas _m Only 49.99 Call Houtewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN ranch like sloughs or low land that can be drained and plow- ed and sown back to cultivated forages Mr. Sherman said. This can be done in a piece- Toll-free phone bills cost more MAGRATH Michael Carnell of an otlicial with Alberta Government told a Magralh Chamber of Commerce meeting Wednes- day a Magralh telephone user would have to make more than nine long-distance calls to Lelhbridge each month to make a toll-free service worthwhile The toll-lree service to Lethbridge would mean a increase a month in Magrath telephone bills. The rale would be the same as the city ol Lethbridge user s rate. plus Out of 91 votes received by AGT on the proposal. 40 are tor tho toll-lree service afnd 51 are against the move ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC SchwirtzBldg.222SthSt.S. Phone 328-4095 BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Instillations OpenThurs anaFri. Evenings 328-0372 2716 12th AVI. S. ______ COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 For Utmost Safe Driving in Snow and Icy Install UNIROYAL SNOWPLOW RETREADED TIRES Completely guaranteed. they are your Best Tire Buy carrying the same guarantee as Brand New Tires. AH MCh 15 .95 Including F78-14 and G78--14 and H78-14and 15. KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. CHERT PLAM AVAILABLE PIMM 327-MK 327-47M AITA.-8201 Aw. PtoM 223-3441 I.C.-PIMM 423-7746 HARGEX meal effort or by total renovation. In any tame over native grasses have always increased the total amount of dry matter coming oil a certain range. The values derived from lorage. grasslands and ranges are not confined to their low cost leed lor cattle and sheep. Mr Sherman added. Ex- panding the supply of high quality forage will encourage growth in the livestock in- dustry and avoid expansion of bcel imports. Mr. who is range management specialist for the foothills area lor the Alberta Department of Agriculture. said b' 5 million tons of hay for 4.2 million head of cattle was harvested in Alberta last vear I fail lo .see how these pro- jects can assist anyone in finding their way around he remarked. The Volunteer Action which has been operating on interim funding. is co-ordinating efforts by other community groups to Imd volunteers. Some members of the ad- visory committee felt it could perhaps be integrated with In- formation Lethbridge. but Joe Parsons a VAC board member said the two organizations perform very different func- tions. The Whoop-Up the advisory committee was was formed lo take over the operation of Fort Whoop-Up Irom the Kinsmen Club which initiated the project in 1967 and has run it ever since. The project just got too big for the Kinsmen said a member of the society. He said the club has lost in the vicinity of on the operation of the river valley tourist attraction and large expenditures on major repairs will be needed next year. Other grant requests came Irom the Canadian Mental Health Association. for projects in three the Regional Science Fair. St John's Ambulance. Canyon Church Victorian Order of Nurses. the Lethbridge Symphony Society. the Lclhbridge Collegiate In- stitute Band. the Lethbridge Horticultural Society. and the YMCA. .Vt.SUO lor its take-a-break and day care plus a tax forgiveness. Envelope staffers union member Dave Blakely gives the envelope a big lick while University of Lethbridge president Bill Beckel pins on an address label during a TB Seals stuffing bee Wednesday at the U of L. Six teams with four persons per team worked during the second bee held in the city this year stuffing about envelopes to be sent to university students. Private Schools Separate board to aid seek support Pincher Creek system Council begins discussions on union contract talks council met in com- mittee ol the whole Wednes- day to begin discussion of contract negotiations with un- ions representing most city workers. Two-year agreements with the Lethbridge Police Association and three unions expire at the end of the while the firefighters' contract runs out Mar. 31 and the operating engineers' contract July 31. The police association negotiates with the policy commission but city council is involved in all the other negotiations. Agreements expiring at the end ot the year are with the International Brotherhood of Klectncal Workers local the Amalgamated Transit I'mon. local 987. and the Cana- dian Union of Public Kmployees local 70. inside and outside workers. The meeting Wednesday was closed. The Alberta Association ot Independent Schools and Colleges will meet in Lelhbridge Friday to discuss approaching the province again lor the same legal recognition and financial sup- port lor independent schools as public and separate schools. President John Ludwig told 600 persons at an association Apartment expansion nixed An application to convert an eight-suite apartment building to 10 suites was turned down by the Municipal Planning Commission Wednesday. Owners of the building at Scenic Drive. Harry and Wavne Quon asked for the ex- but a neighborhood petition signed by 13 people was submitted against their application. The petition said parking was already a problem and after you see your doctor bring your prescription to 1609 9th S two more suites would only jdd lo the turmoil. The building is surrounded by single family residences the MFC ruled against increasing the density in the Several other applications belore the planning commis- sion Wednesday were approv- ed including a Harcourt Development Corporation re- quest lo build a tour-suite apartment building at 1333 9th St. N. and a request by National Salvage to move a steel building from 249 Staf- ford Drive to 302 33rd St. N. meeting in Edmonton this week that the same request was made to the government last year bul nothing has been done Dr. Ernest professor ol English at the University of Lethbridge. said the request could be met by merely making a change in the province's school founda- tion program. Dr. Mardon said grants trom the program should be allowed to follow a child who attends an independent school as they now do for a child attending either a public or separate school. No major legislative change would be required The Lethbridge separate school board agreed Wednes- day to provide professional services to Pincher Creek's separate school system. tinder the agreement between the two school Ralph Himsl. superintendent of Lethbridge separate and his staff will provide supervisory ser- vices lo the prepare an annual attend annual meetings of the Pincher Creek school system and provide reports oh matters specifical- ly requested by the Pincher Creek trustees. Consultative services would also be provided. In return for the the Pincher Creek school board will pay 10 per cent of the superintendent's salary and employee benefits and all expenses 'incurred in providing the services. CtrftfM Quill Mtchmlc CLIFF BLACK. BLACK DENTAL LAB MEUCAL DENTAL ILK. liwLml FOX DENTURE CLINIC 1922 PHONE 327-6565 E. S. P. C.D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB. 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. trit ART STUDIO ON FIPTM AVENUE EXHIBITION OF Printings Drawings Prints BRENT R.UYCOCK B.F.A. Until Nov. 30th ON THE WAY TO ERICKSEN'S DINE DANCE Friday Saturday Thte WMk Featuring WESTWINDS DINING ROOM to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE Phone 328-7756 for Reservations Sunday FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 to 2 p.m. FAMILY DINING 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. CHILDREN'S If THE OLD TRADITION OF WEbTtRN HOSPITALITY 710-5 AVE S LETHBftlDCE-AiTA HEINO DEEKEN Marufer Permanent Floral Arrangemonts -Makethe.... -for Christmas Priced from 7.50 Frache's Flower Shop 322-6th St. S. Phone 327-5747 8-TRACK TAPES Musicland Supplies Limited Stereo 8-Track Looking In Street Corner Talking Hellhound Train Lion's Share 'ack the Toad The Body and Soul Of Gypsy Soul Savoy Brown Savoy Brown Savoy Brown Savoy Brown Savoy Brown Tom Jones Mantovani SPECIALlTtoM Tips 7.98. Now 5.98 carry Mriwtton ot CHRISTMAS TAPES priced from O.M to T.M both In CmMM 6-TrMk SPECIAL-TAPE HEAD CLEANERS -_ SUPPLIES LIMITED Open Until 9 p.m. Thura. Comer 3rd 13th St. 3. 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