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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta inunaay, uciooer 4, me LC i nemuijt ntHALD Building lot sales suspended at Taber TABKR (HNS) The sale of residential building lots here has been suspended for two weeks The suspension was ordered by the town council, pending review of pre-scrvicing costs These are considered by coun- cillors to be too low particularly when compared Industrial services work starts CRANBROOK (Special) Rans Construction Ltd of Saskatoon has started work on its contract with the city to install trunk and storm sewers and provide other building services on the 30- acre extension of Slater Park, the city's industrial park Warren Andrews has been named project engineer. Sixty-six toot paved roads are not in the contract and will be delayed until next spring. Consulting engineers Underwood. McLellan and Associates is also aiding the Klkford village street pav- ing project and a Fording Coal road paving project of 6 5 miles on the 20-mile access road from Klklord to Fording, north of Sparwood Legion schedules services BLAIKMORK (CNP Bureau) The Blairmore Branch No 7 Royal Canadian Legion will hold Remembrance Day Services in the Elks Mall on'Nov 11 at 10 a.m Chairman of the events will be Legion President Elmo Fontana and in attendance will be the Crowsnesl Pass High School Band, under the direction of A. Mangold, and the Blairmore United Church Ladies Choir, directed by Mrs Audrey Bonne Mavor Ernie Fantm will give an address and Mrs Milda KingR N. will place the wreath. Permission has been granted to open the Legion beverage rooms Iroin 1 p m to 10 p m with the charges made by the City of Lethbridge. Pre-servicing charges have been 50 per front foot, in- creasing to when un- derground electrical services are providied. A 50 per cent increase in charges, to be added to the cost of the land, was proposed to council, but figures on the actual costs involved were not available at the meeting The leeling that the town has been subsidizing the purchasers of property, as ex- pressed at the meeting, could not be confirmed, and the matter was referred to the ad- ministration staff to present actual cost figures to the Oct. 15 meeting of council. A recommendation that any increased service charges apply only to newly-opened subdivisions was talked out when the freeze on sales was made In addition to possible es- calation of service charges, land purchasers will be faced with increased land costs Jan 1 when the new general assessment comes into effect. In anticipation of the in- crease in assessment, council has been adding per front foot to the former assessment on agreement with the provincial land assessor. -Hie Herald- District Board to mail brochures PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Pincher Creek parks and recreation department fall and winter program brochure will be in the mail by the second week of October Outlined in the brochure are programs offered by the Department and community organizations Also listed are persons to contact, fees. dates, phone numbers and class locations. Members of the department and Pincher Creek Regional Parks and Recreation Board, will be available for an open house and registration day at Livingston School from 7 00 to p m. Oct 22: Memorial Community Center Arena at to 5-00 p m. Oct 20 and 5.00 to 9.00 Oct. 17. n Waiting for winter hay bales near Craddock promise cattle won't go hungry RICK ERVIN pholo Elks celebrate 25 years Nova Scotia MLA will wait to resign KERNIE (CNP Bureau) Fernie Elks will mark their 25th anniversary at a charter night 10. It will be held in the Catholic Hall with cocktails at 5 30 and supper at 6'30 p.m A dance will follow Official visits players FERNIE (Special) Dr. Floyd MacDonald. a member of the Fernie Medical Clinic here but in his third year as a Progressive Conservative member of the Nova Scotia legislature for Queen's Coun- ty. N S has reaffirmed he is going to quit the government in the east but not until the next election. Meanwhile, he is living 4.000 miles from his constituency which makes representation of constituents somewhat dif- ficult However. Dr MacDonald says he plans some final statements in the session, par- ticularly with reference to the Nova Scotia government's PINCHER CREEK (Speciali Mrs. Alice E. Policy, assistant drama supervisor for the Alberta department of culture, youth and recreation, visited the Windy Hollow Players recent- Iv lor an evening of dis- cussion She offered suggestions for future play productions as well as information concern- ing assistance available' through the department. The local group will host in- terested people from Blair- More. Claresholm and Fort Macleod. as well as local participants, at a drama workshop Oct 13 reapplyfor CMHC loan Taber delays sewer work Busy bees elect president IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Donna Koenan has been elected president of the Lethbridge Northern Busy Bees Girls' Club Other officers are Sallv Haney. vice-president: Robin Reiter. secretary, and Mrs. Rita Salmon, assistant super- visor The club will meet Oct 13 at the home ol Mrs W Kirby TABER (HNS) The enlargement, and relocation of Taber's main sewer outfall line north of the present town boundary, for which a CMHC loan of has been approved, was shelved at a recent meeting of the town council The existing 24-mch sewer pipe passes through the land reserved lor the proposed hog processing plant. Relocation is necessar, to clear the property lor industrial development Replacement was found necessary after three failures of the line some years ago. due to heavy irrigation on the farm land. Replacement is also necessary to lower the outlall to suit a sewer line from the industrial area which is some lour feet lower than the out- fall Enlargement of the line to 'iO-mcli concrete pipe will in- crease the capacity to that of the under-river syphon serv- ing the irrigation lagoon system On the basis that the work cannot be done this fall, coun- cil advised CMHC that the town plans to reapply lor the funds next year dealing with the province's taxation, death and succession duties, medical profession matters and highways legisla- tion during Premier Gerald Regan's incumbency He says the premier promised to add fall sessions to the annual spring session but has defaulted on this for two consecutive years Dr MacDonald's con- stituency association un- ammouslv approved his con- tinuation as its member following his move to Fernie three years ago when he proposed resignation He has scrupulously attended all sessions at Halifax since then Sisters reunite SPARWOOD (HNS I Mrs Mary Mannion of Sparwood was recently reunited with her sister. Mrs Harry Fletcher of Leigh Lan- cashire England, after being apart lor 46 years Mrs Mannion. oldest of seven in the family, has been a resident of the area for 49 vears She arrived as a young bride from England, spent 32 years at Michel, and has lived here for 17 vears He realizes the distance handicaps his belween-session services to constituents and this is his reason for plans of resigning at the next session Basketball for youths PINCHER CREEK (Special i The Pincher Creek parks and recreation department will be offering a modified version of basketball for and girls 8-13 years this fall Livingstone school area children register Oct. 22. at p m at the school and Pincher Creek youngsters register Oct 24 at the St Michael's School small gym- niisium Fees are 00 per person. 00 per family arts and crafts program lor teenagers will be offered tit the Courthouse Crafts room Thursdays from 7'00 to 9'00 p m. beginning Nov. 8 The program will be offered as a workshop basis Each session will feature in- troduction of new crafts to provide variety Fees are S3 00 per person or S5 00 for a family, plus materials Crowsnest Pass Bureau Vernon Decoux, Redden! Rap., 562-2149 REPORT your i ii Pulling and peeling Milford Colony workers out-distanced Herald District Editor Reporter loses in potato race In Observance of the Jewish DAY OF ATONEMENT Progress Clothing Ltd. WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY SATURDAY OCT. 6th Open for Business as usual Tuesday, Oct. 9th at a.m. 112-114-5th Street South. Phone 327-2717 The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBULL .............................655-2332 IRON SPRINGS MRS. E. G. SORGARD ...............................738-4460 LOMOND MRS. LEONARD CHASE.............................792-3646 MAGRATH MRS. DOUG MARKER ...............................7S8-9555 MEDICINE HAT MEDICINE HAT NEWS ..............................527-1101 MILK RIVER GLENN LEE ........................................647-3538 Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising By D'ARCV RICKARD Herald District Editor RAYMOND-I tried to join the Milford llutterite Colony six miles south of here but I I juled I he entrance ex- aminations I guess there's no chance of a degree in potato digging troiii the Huttcnte brethren either "I want lo join the colony." this reporter told boss Paul Wipf. 52. "I don't think you can get in." he says "Why not'' I'm a hard worker and a hard prayer "Can you .dig he asks I grabbed a big bucket, the kind we used to slop the hogs with at Mountain View, and made my way down a long row of spuds in the 2'j-acre potato patch at the oldest iluttente colony in Alberta, the big daddy of them all. so to speak The rest of the boys let out a whoop and a holler, grabbed their buckets and the race was on I failed lo show. "Don't put the big rocks in the bucket, just the says the fellow in the back of the truck. Half-way down the row a lit- tle Hutterite under a round cap says "How do you like it now? Still want to My back was killing me I couldn't straighten up But I had to get upright somehow to lift the spuds up to the truck box. Then I had trouble bending down. Later, down at the sheep shed, the sheep boss says "Calling mv best ram a nice little Shetland don't give me too much confidence in your ability as a sheep man The women in the kitchen say my potato peeling is clumsy and crude. Starting out with a two-pound potato and ending up with a chip made them call me a dip. "Wh.n's von name1'" asked one pretty little fille "Kickard." I savs. "Too bad." she says "We just take Wipfs. Hofers. Mandels and Kleinassers." "That lets me out." I whispered to myself, slipping off another stepping stone down the rockv road of life Loading hogs with an electric prodder. I managed to throw myself into a state of. shock They had to help me out of the gloom of the pip barn, all the hogs grunting goodbye "You ain't going to fit in here." says a friendly fellow with the look of a guidance counsellor. Why don't 'you try the OK Colony''" "Okay. 1 think I will." I says Rut when I got over there thcv were putting up a sign. It says. 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