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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Oclobtr 24, 1973 -THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD -15 Roman ruins A busy essembly line for the manufacture of briquettes operated in' what is" now rums on the north side of Highway 3 near Burmis The success of the pet- roleum industry caught up with the factory in 1945, when it was shut down after 35 years by Coleman Collenes Limited Adrian Cervo now owns the land and cattle have replaced factory workers around the buildings BILLGROENEN photos Gov't fails to respond Taber seeks lighting for Highway 3 section TABER (HNS) Applica- tion for lighting on Highway 3 and Highway 36 is being made to the Department of Highways and Transport by Taber, the installation to be at the department's expense The question of highway lighting was raised at the Sept 17 meeting here of provincial cabinet ministers when it was indicated the matter would be discussed with Highways Minister Clarence Copithorne There has been no response from the government The request will include lighting on Crowsnest 3 from the west intersection with Highway 36 south through town, and the east interac- tion of Highway 36 north as well as Highway 36 along the developed area from 50th ,-Tlte Herald- District Avenue to north of 56th Avenue The only lighting now on Highway 3 was provided by the town some years ago, and consists of six double lamps on the traffic divider near 50th and 51st Streets In other business at this week s meeting council con- sidered a request from Ken Kuno of Kenway Toyota for a median crossing 'at 52nd Street to accommodate traffic desiring to travel west on Highway 3 from the 52nd Street entry Council took no positive ac- tion on the request, though it was indicated the proposal would be referred to the highways department Residential Water plant at Taber to operate this winter Permits hit TABER (HNS) Taber's river water plant will operate during the winter even though the two reservoirs for irriga- tion water were filled to capacity when the supply canals were drained a week ago Council's decision to keep the plant open came after a suggestion that the plant be closed down and gas and power supplies be shut off During the past two seasons the reservoirs have been inadequate to supply the town's needs, and river water has been used to augment the supply This year however the plant will be put in operation early in the new year, after the high demands of the Pic- ture Butte sugar factory cease and before the spring run-off begins to ease the load on the treatment plant Taber plans to construct a 100 million gallon reservoir to increase irrigation water storage to some 235 million gallons Latest plans were for tenders to be called this fall million Legion hall extension completed for FOREMOST (HNS) The new extension to the Legion Hall here was dedicated recently in memory of J Russell Dixson, late president of the Foremost Branch 225 The extension was built by local residents at a cost of 000 The total included a Local Initiatives Program grant The ceremony also included the presentation of 25-year pins to Harry Calhoun and George Haugen Certificates of Merit were awarded to Henny Haugen ladies auxiliary president Ray Beckner, legion president Edward Walsh, Mr Haugen, Bill Black Mr Calhoun and Barney Staldme TABER (HNS) Residen- tial building permits for 1973 soared over the million mark recently when Revelstoke Companies Ltd received permission to con- struct seven single family residences worth Three residences approved for K D Construction Ltd totalling 500 and a 000 residence by Holger Just, con- tractor issued earlier in the week brought the total to date to 135 000 All of the residences approved will be erected on 50th Avenue and on 52nd Avenue west of 47th Street A prebuilt home valued at 500 is also to be erected for Gary Hull at 57th Avenue on 50th Street STILL SELLING FOR LESS STERN'S CUT-RATE FURNITURE 1314 3rd Streets. Phone 327-3024 Mountain site sought for TV rebroadcaster COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) A station for the Crowsnest Pass to rebroadcast CFCN television may materialize in the future through the efforts of Coleman council Councillors Emily Misura Ted Kryczka Graham Atkinson and Bill Skura met with Chris Frank and Bill Storey, head of the franchise department of the Canadian Radio-Television Commission of Ottawa last weekend to dis- Area nurses at Edmonton NOBLEFORD (HNS) A recent Gait School of Nursme graduate, Susan Urvold has jointed the nursing staff of the University Hospital at Ed- monton Janice Urvold has joined the staff of the Norwood Auxiliary Hospital at Edmonton She is employed as a dietary ser- vices technician Both girls are daughters of Mr and Mrs Harold Urvold and graduates of Noble Central High School cuss the installation of the rebroadcast station on Goat Mountain in Blairmore The staton would improve CFCN television tor all communities in the Crowsnest Pass Coleman council has con- ducted an extensive study of a location for the station A society to sponsor the station has been formed and the necessary 500 fee paid After studying maps of the location and questioning coun- cil the CRTC officials return- ed to Ottawa and will advise Coleman within the next week The matter of cablevision for the 'Pass was also dis- cussed Council advised there was no objection to cablevi- sion coming in but wished priority be given to the rebroadcast station Masquerade CARDSTON (HNS) The Cardston Rod and Gun Club will hold its annual Hallowe en masquerade and dance Saturday with proceeds to go toward the cost of camp stoves at Mami Lake The South in short 2 attend Ottawa meeting MILK RIVER (HNS) Mrs Paul Madge from Milk River and Mrs Robert Rams from Warner were delegates to the national Multiple Sclerosis Society convention in Ottawa last week, representing the Lethbridge chapter About 250 persons attended the convention, many in wheel chairs Speakers from Sweden Denmark Austria England the United States and Canada discussed what is being done to help the victims of this and other crippling diseases Building ramps in public buildings and providing retraining programs for peo- ple who cannot continue their former occupations were dis- cussed at the convention Couple married 50 years CARDSTON (HNS) Mr and Mrs Ersal Smith were honored recently by their family on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary An open house was held at the Lee Creek School About 175 people called Mr and Mrs Smith were marred at Lethbridge Oct 8 1923 Mr Smith worked in the Cardston post office for 26 years three of which he spent as postmaster Their five children were present, Mr and Mrs Lyle Smith, Mr and Mrs Jim Smith and Mr and Mrs Floyd Smith all of Portland Ore Mr and Mrs John Triomphe (Delia) of Inmsfail and Mr and Mrs Don Smith of Logan Utah Also present were Mr and Mrs Keith Orton of Union Ore Cablevision for Taber? Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS-CIRCULATION-JOBPRINTING Vwnon Decoux, Rtp 562-2149 TABER (HNS) CRTC of- ficials R H Storey head cable television franchise planning and Chris Frank of Ottawa, were in Taber Friday investigating possible expan- sion of cablevision to the town Meeting with town officers the visitors sought informa- tion about the town concern- ing the potential of cablevision Two applications have been received by the Canadian Radio-Television Commission Car smashes store window FOR YOUR HALLOWEEN PARTY Ghost and Goblin Centre Piece Made with beautiful autumn colore and Halloween Novelties from MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Corner 4th Avr ind 7th SI S Phone 327-1615 RAYMOND (HNS) A car driven by Ella Ralph went through the window of the coffee shop recently causing unestimated damage to the building Mrs Ralph had stopped her car in front of the B and B Confectionery leaving the motor running while she went into the shop When she came out the car had backed up into the street and then moved forward crashing through the shop next door Scientist guest speaker MAGRATH (HNS) Dr Jim Bole of the Lethbridge Research Station will be guest speaker at Magrath Home and School meeting Thursday at 8 p m in the music room of the Elementary School Dr Bole will give a presc.. tation on science fairs and ex- hibitions and how students can participate Memberships are available from president Ingnd Bressler or secretary Jac- queline Bly Crews drill at Magrath MAGRATH (HNS) Geological surveys have been done in this district by BPOG Operations Ltd of Edmonton which drilled down to 150 feet and took samp'es at levels to determine strata and deposits in the area GRSflT UlflV to oilov UK season! Got some time1 Then now's the holiday with no hot summer crowds to combat and of course Greyhound' Think about it the amazing colours the cushiony comfort of your climate-conditioned, and -nvigorating cnspness of Fall plenty of choice restroom-equipped Greyhound Scenicruiser A great accommodation plus extra space and freedom with time, a great way, to explore Canada1 From Vancouver via trips daily trips daily trips daily trip daily Medicine trip daily trips daily For schedule changes effective October 28, please contact your Greyhound agent for complete details Long on holiday time, short on cash? Go Greyhound AMERIPASS! Your Greyhound agent has details. HOLIDAY HELPER INFORMATION 327-1551 Packages prefer Greyhound Express, Go Greyhound and leave the driving to us. For last travel facts charter service and package express information, call the Grey- hound Bus Depot 411 5th Street S, tel 327 1551 your Greyhound agent or favourite travel agent ;