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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta SMurdiy, October LCTHBRIDGE Planners' budget up Sugar beet mountain The mountain of sugar beets at the Tempest receiving station is indica- tive of the continuing harvest operations on Southern Alberta's sugar beet crop. John Halma of Cranford keeps busy cleaning the tops of beet plants of excess foliage. Alice linger operates a scale at the Coaldale re- receiving station. RICK ERVIN photos Planning commission accepts Cowley The Village of Cowley, 10 miles west of Pincher Creek, has been accepted 'as a member of the Oldman River Regional Planning Commis- sion after it applied for membership. According to Lawrence Smith, executive director of the commission, the action reduces the number of small municipalities within the planning boundaries to about five. All major centres in the region are represented. The commission also decid- ed to allow delegates from irrigation districts within the region to attend commission meetings discussing subdivi- sion of irrigated land. However, irrigation district representatives will not have voting privileges. They will serve in the capacity of technical advisors. A motion passed at the com- mission Thursday will also give representation to the provincial department of in- dustry and commerce. Although most com- missioners felt input from government departments is Archery COALDALE (HNS) Adult archery and bow hunting in- struction is conducted every Tuesday at p.m. in the Kate Andrews High School, sponsored by the recreation board. important, many felt that only those members representing the people of the region should have a vote. John Zoeteman, a com- missioner from the Municipal District of Willow Creek, gave a notice of motion which would allow the industry and commerce department a seat on the commission, without a vote. Before the commission can act on his motion, they have to determine if the provincial planning board will allow government representatives to sit without a vote. Bellevue seeks secretary BELLEVUE (CNP Bureau) The village of Bellevue is again seeking the services of a full-time secretary-treasurer to replace Ralph Jacobs of Lethbridge who resigned last week after a short period of employment. Applications for the position will be accepted by village council until Oct. 31. Meanwhile Peggy Desaunoy, assistant secretary treasurer, is filling the St. Vincent's Hospital granted accreditation Crowsnesl Pass Bureau Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., 562-2149 The lethbrukje Herald Correspondent in Your Area GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBULL .............................655-2332 IRON SPRINGS MRS. E. G. SORGARO ...............................73t-4460 LOMOND MRS. LEONARD MAGRATH MRS. DOUG MARKER ...............................7SS-65S5 MEDICINE HAT MEDICINE HAT NEWS ..............................527-1101 MILK RIVER GLENN I.EE ........................................647-3531 Contact these people for your District News or Classified Advertising PINCHER CREEK (Special) Accreditation had been granted for the next two years at St. Vincent's Hospital. Councils of the Town of Pincher Creek and the Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9 have been asked to nominate a member of Mobile home site filled STIRLING (HNS) The Mobile-home site is now filled to its capacity of 17 lots. The village has received calls re- questing more lots and is in- vestigating possible enlarge- ment of the site. their councils or communities to serve on the joint planning committee. Peter Moore, director of Preventive Social Services, was appointed to serve on the committee. The Peigan Indian Band Council appointed Henry Potts, band manager to serve on the board. The hospital staff bed race held during August Fair Days netted The proceeds were used to purchase four new beds and 11 sets of safety rails. Other beds were donted by Mrs. F. Dilatush and Local 927 C.U.P.E., representing union employees of Crest View Lodge, the Town of Pincher Creek and St. Vincent's Hospital. position. The position was vacated in September by Mrs. Florence Hannem who accepted a similar position in the new town of Fox Creek. Village council has decided to enforce a local bylaw prohibiting the keeping of domestic animals including horses, cows, goats, chickens and other domestic animals other than cats, dogs and small caged animals. Action will be taken against offenders after Oct. 19. Bellevue volunteer Fire Brigade members observing Fire Prevention month have been issuing emergency telephone number stickers to be placed near home telephones. Public may get away on regional plan By WARREN CARAGATA Herald Staff Writer If residents of municipalities within the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission show enough interest, public meetings will be held to dis- cuss the preliminary regional plan. Under the terms of a motion presented to the commission by Lethbridge Aid. Vera Ferguson, and passed, copies of the amended plan will be Herald District Cranbrook unions expect charter within 2 weeks CRANBROOK. B.C. Sensing general discontent among fellow railway workers of the froced settle- ment of the summer strike, a November health unit clinics set PINCHER CREEK (Special) The Chinook Health Unit will conduct the following well-baby clinics during November: COWLEY: Thursday. Nov. 1, Community Hall. to p.m. CLARESHOLM: Thursday, Nov. 1. Elementary School. to a.m. and to p.m. FORT MACLEOD: Tuesday, Nov. 6. Health Unit Office. to p.m. PINCHER CREEK: Wednesday. Nov. 7. Health Unit Office, to a.m. BLAIRMORE: Thursday. Nov. 8, Health Unit Office, to a.m. and to p.m. HILLCREST: Friday. Nov. 9, Credit Union Office. to a.m. BELLEVUE: Friday. Nov. 9. Town Hall. to p.m. COLEMAN: Tuesday, Nov. 13, United Church Hall, to a.m. and to p.m. STAVELY: Tuesday. Nov. 13. Elementary School'. 1.30 to p.m. PINCHER CREEK: Wednesday. Nov. 14. Health Unit Office, to a.m. and to p.m. CLARESHOLM: Thursday. Nov. 15, Elementary school, to a.m. and to p.m. FORT MACLEOD. Tuesday. Nov. 20, Health Unit Office, to p.m. PINCHER CREEK: Wednesday. Nov. 21, Health Unit Office, to 11': 30 a.m. and to p.m. GRANUM: Friday. Nov. 23, Elementary School. to p.m. JOT STIRLING (HNS) Helen McGIenn is the new school board trustee from Stirling on the Warner district board. Mrs. McGIenn. with 75 votes, beat out incumbent Glen Adamson who polled 33 votes in the recent election. Mr. Adamson served on the board for 15 years. Less than half the registered voters in town 108 of 289 cast ballots. For Lease Office space In modern new addition to Professional Lethbridge i: 7000 sq. ft. per floor Air conditioned; 2 I PAHULJE CONSTRUCTION LTD. I PHONE 327-6747 :j: HEREFORDS 2nd ANNUAL PICTURE PASTURE SALE sponsored by ALBERTA HEREFORD ASSOCIATION Saturday, Oct. p.m. Hertford Centre Innltfill Located on No. 2 Highwiy. 70 North ot Celgtry 20 HERD BULL PROSPECTS 82 REPLACEMENT FEMALES These quality cattle, made available from some or Alberta's leading nerds, present a unique opportunity (or you, the buyer. 40 heifer (1973) 12 bull calves (1973) 6 cows with calves 32 bred yearling heifers 2 open yearling heifers 8 yearling bulls 2 bred 2 year old heifers Terms; cash Canle will be neld to meet necessary export requirements Mail bids to Manager or Keith Gilmore. 320 19th St. S.E. Calgary 403-272-3666 Sale Manager Scc.-Trnas. Pies George Edgar Inmsfail. Alberta 403-227-2392 Auctioneer J. F. BlacKlock Saskatoon. Sash John S. Hay Ihnislail. Alberta 403-227-5346 group of employees of the 17 trades here has applied to the Transportation Employees Canadian Union in London. Ont.. for a charter. Pro-tern officers are Roger Chorley of the United Tran- sport Union, a conductor. Bill Belding of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, and David Templeton of the Railway Clerks. The claim a basic membership of 60 of the es- timated 350 workers in Cranbrook without a membership drive. Longterm plans start with chartering within a few weeks, and within two years certification as a bargaining unit for all the 17 unions, only one of which is not international. With certification, they propose negotiating a western regional or provincial agree- ment which would be the first in Canada, and "would return bargaining to direct membership." Previous bargaining has been by inter- national officers. Initiation fee and monthly membership are each two dollars. Board has 2 vacancies PINCHER CREEK (Special) Nominations to fill one vacancy in each of sub- divisions 2 and 6. on the Pincher Creek School Division No. 29 board of trustees, will be called for an Oct. 31. Both vacancies are for a one-year term. E. C. Kettles now represents subdivision 2. and the position for subdivision 6 was held by Dr. C. W. Smith, who resigned in September. Subdivision 2 includes schools in Crook. Fishburn, Halifax and Spring Ridge; subdivision 6 is the old Pincher Creek School District No. 121. which includes the Town of Pincher Creek. The returning officer will accept nominations from to noon, at the school division office. sent to all member municipalities for their con- sideration and adoption. If enough interest is shown in an area, the public will be invited to present their opinions on the plan, which sets out guidelines and regulations affecting the development of the region. A preliminary plan has been drawn up but is currently un- der review by various com- mittees. The committees are ex- pected to complete their work in mid-November, at which time the amended version will be forwarded to the municipalities. Following the procedure outlined in Al. Ferguson's motion, the commission will have a special meeting, probably in early January, to discuss and adopt the plan. The commission also ex- amined a proposed budget for the coming year which was tentatively accepted by the executive committee. The budget shows a 35 per cent increase in expenditures by the commission, up about S100.000 from the 1973 figure of Salaries make up the largest part of the com- mission's budget, with 56 per cent of the overall increase going for wage hikes. Salaries this year accounted for but under the proposed budget staff wages will take about Taking into consideration, a suprlus which the com- mission is required to set aside by law. the total budget amounts to All but of the total will be provided by the provin- cial planning fund. NON- DRINKERS deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Abstainers'. Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer accidents, fewer home fires. That's why we can in- sure for less. If you're a non-drinker, can you afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance for your home. HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rdAve. S. Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINERS' INSURANCE COMPANY The Cmnd'in Com nan r profiting nuiompbito ATTENTION: Milk River Residents The University of Lethbridge Presents SOUTHERN ALBERTA: A Regional Perspective In four sessions, Thursdays p.m. from November 1 to November 22, 1973. All four sessions to be held in ROOM D4 Erie Rivers High School, Milk River The non-credit course is open to the public FEES: S7 for adults for students, senior citizens. Register through the Registrar's Office or at the door, prior to the first class. The course provides an in-depth background study of the geography, wildlife, agriculture, history and urban growth of southern Alberta. An excellent chance tor people of all ages to learn more about their area! ;