Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
Truck traffic amendments set Prevention the answer to industrial diseases NATAL (HNS) The suffer-, rising cost of injuries and In- Ing and loss caused by indus- trial Injuries are well known in of imlus. ]Hl flre from industry, but what of industrial thc United States and -.1.1-1. u- k ami By I10SS G1IIU Herald News TABEEl Provisions (or truck traJfic control in Taber on which bylaw amendments are based were completed at a recent meeting ot couii- Police Chief Gordon H. Hack- ing met with the council. His recommendation was presented that no change In the 30-mile speed limit (except for school and playground areas) be made but that thc maximum truck weight be increased from to pounds. Council had previously pro- posed that truck speeds, except ialf-tons, Ire reduced to 20 Mr. Hacking's department re- port for September revealed a sharp increase in court convic- tions, the tolal ot 90 being ex- Buys garage SPARWOOD (HNS) Suc- cessM bidder for the old school Highway Ave. end King St. this year. The rest of the signs will be erected in the spving. lions, me toiai OL w ccedcd only by the 133 convic- bus garage at Michel was Pet- tlons reported for Juno The 13 Criminal Code cases included five public disturbanc- es, three break and entry with intent, two of theft of goods valued at over and one each of theft of goods under resisting arrest, and orgery. i.i. dcr as aia nal nave B The 32 convictions under the cm the envelope. Highway Traffic Act involved] ronl speeding, stunting, careless driving and hit-and-run of- fences. diseases, which can be just as dangerous? How do they slarl? What causes them? How can they be cured? And even more important, how can they he prevented in the first place? These are just a few of the questions which will be dis- cussed at tho Workmen's Com pensalion Board conference on across Canada lo speak and lead discussion groups at the conference. The incidence of industrial disease is increasing and today the Workmen's Compensation Board provides compensation for more than 61 different das sifications of diseases, among them diseases which affect Ihe lungs, kidneys, liver, skin, even the brain. __ But compensation is onl HealliTand "the" industrial En-1 part of the answer, Mr Whit vironment to be held at Hotel explains. For many of thes Vancouver Oct. 26 and 27. ules per hour. This move was pposed by Ihe farm people. Certain track routes are ided and necessary deliveries nd ot merchandise arc xempted from the maximum weight regulations. Cyril White, chairman of the WCB, said that in sponsoring this conference the WCH hopes to create a greater awareness of the health hazards which cause Industrial disease and to inspire co-operative action, by both management and labor, to eliminate or control these haz- ards. "One ot our greatest respon- sibilities at the Workmen's Compensation Dpard is in the field of prevention, prevention of accidents and industrial in- juries, and of equal importance, prevention of the health haz- ards which cause industrial dis Sir. White said "Pre- the mounting of suffering venlion is the only answer to and death, as well as to the crs Construction. Tho price offered was Because one bid was late In arriving it remained unopened until after the regular board meeting. Board secretary E. Chambers said he was unable to return tho letter to the bid- der as it did not have a return He said It likely contained a I cheque, as required by the ten- der call, and it was moved that the letter be opened but only Illegal possession and illegal conveyance of liquor made up tho bulk of the liquor cases processed. In addition, 16 other persons were arrested for intoxication and were released after spend- ___of learning tho Identity' of" tho bidder so the cheque could be returned. Erect signs A used road sweeper has been purchased for the cleaning of the paved streets. The bulk water meter yielded for September and Ihe vil- lage used more gallons of water than il did in Septem- ber, 1971. Musical ride FORT MACLEOD (HNS) Mayor George Buzunish has re- ceived official notification that the Hoyal Canadian Mounted Police musical ride will be per- formed here the afternoon of Sunday, July 15, 1973. The ride will make three ap- pearances in Alberta. It will be til it! Vide ing the night recovering in the NOBLEFORD (HNS) police cells. Street signs will be set up along at the Calgary Stampede and then to Fort Macleod and on to Edmonton for Klondike Days, Wednesday, October 25, 1972 THE LETHBRIDOt HttAlO 47 Friends honor Penny Hume NATAL (HNS) A raised- aneous shower was held in St. Michael's Hall at Sparwood re- cently In honor of Miss Penny Maureen Hume, daughter o( Mr. and Mrs. Calvin of 3rumheller. She was escorted into the lall by Miss Barbara Jarina and Mrs. Shirley Frascr, both of Sparvvood. They assisted in opening the gifts. Miss Barbara Jarina is a sister of the groom- lo-be. The evening was spent with guests playing games of whist and hingo. The guest book was attended by Miss Colleen Bailey, niece of the groom-to-be and Miss Su- san Hall, both of Sparwood. Lunch was served by the hos- tesses. Miss Hume will exchange marriage vows with Joseph (Junior) Jarina, son of Mr..and Mrs. Joe Jarina of Sparwood. Assists club NATAL (HNS) Sparwood Curling Club executive com- prises Sid Wiwchor, president; Vera Cimolini, 1st vice pres- ident: Rick Wocks, 2nd vice- president; Burt Lync, trca surer; Lorctla Wiwchar, secre- tary; Chuck Taylor, entertain ment chairman; Mary Mitch- ell, recreation commission rep- resentative; and Wilt Lynk Bea Mogielka, Bill Watson members ot large. Sparwood council offered t( assist the club in the following ways: To provide a new gas furnace or convert the old one offer the ciub ?800 above th cost of the furnace for the oj eration and maintenance of til club. These offers were given wit the provision that the club b responsible for all maintenanct operation and utilities costs fo the season. diseases, there is no cure. Th only solution lies in prevention and that must be the task o management and labor, wor ing in co-operation with th Workmen's Compe nsalio Board and its Industrial H giene Department. The key to a successful pre- vention program is education, he says. The WCB provides ed- ucational assistance to help em- ployees and employers recog- nize and control health hazards on the job, and to encourage the correct use of protective equipment and clothing. Its Ac- cident Prevention Regulations, which should he familiar to all, provide a general guide to the standards required for both ac- cident prevention and a healthy industrial environment. Campaign for funds opens COLEMAN (CNP The Coleman Order of the Royal Purple has begun its annual campaign for funds for the CNIB. OORP chairman Edith Nel- eon announced that last year's door to door canvass realized a total of to which did much to aid the blind persons of the province. A statement has been issued lhat only members of the Royal Purple lodge are author ized to solicit funds on behalf of tlie CNIB. Menial health meet planned BLA1RMORE (CNP Bureau) _ A organizational meeting to form a Crowsnest Pass Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association will be held in the Preventive Social Service office in Blairmore at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Arrangements are being com pleted lo have a speaker from either the Lethbridge or Ca gary branch lo assist in ganizing Ihe group. All interested persons urged to attend the meeting. Curlers to meet Wednesday BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The Blairmore Men's Curl- ing Club will hold a general meeting in the Blairmore arena at 8 p.m. Wednesday Oct. IB to make plans for the forthcoming season. The agenda for lira evening Includes election of officers, reports from thc finance, mem- bership and schedule committee and registration of teams. Interested curlers are re- quested fo attend the event. Library secretary resigns COLEMAN (CNP Mel Cornell, secretary of the Coleman Community Library History of weeklies compiled NATAL (HNS) School li- braries in Fernie and Sparwood will each receive a copy of the hook "A History of British Co- Ivimbia's Weekly Newspapers." Two copies of thc book, com- piled by retired publisher Irv- ing Wilson and his wife Fran- ces, now residents of Parks- vine, B.C., were presented to the school board recently by news editor Lloyd Phillips of the Fernie Free Press. Tho book contains short hi.v lories and some photograplis ol every weekly in B.C., with each story headlined by the paper's masthead. It was puh lished by the B.C. Weekly News papers Association as the asso- ciation's Centennial project and monlions Tlf weeklies. Heads curlers BEU.EVUE (CNP .lim Fisher has been elected president of the Bollevue Cur ing Club. Elected were secretary trea surer S t a f i c Tkachuk; dm master John Curry; and vie president Francis Therriault. Committees were formed. All interested curlers a urged lo contact either tb president or secretary. Wor will begin on getting (he ic reruly so curling can start thc near future. Board, resigned his position this month after 11 years service. Jerome Re j man accepted the position of secretary until the new board Is appointed in Jan- uary. Mr. Rejman announced the board is considering adding a paperback book section for Ihe convenience of readers. The library, adjoining the Coleman arena, is open every Thursday afternoon and evening. New building BLAIRMORE fCNP Bureau) Drain Brothers of Blairmore ive now completed their new uilding on the south side of ighway 3 in west Blairmore. The quanset type building, ith glass front, is in altrac- ve colors and adds lo the ap- icaranco of tho street. Reports indicate tho building will house a car, motor and equipments parts dealers. Zoning hearing NATAL (HNS) The Re- gional District of East Koole- tay has called public hearings or Nov. 3 in Fernie, during wliich thc board's plan for zon- ng the non-urban areas around Fernie and in (he Flpthcad Valley will be discussed. The public hearings a mandatory legal procedure. Offer site SPARWOOD (HNS) Due fo tho fact that Cunningham and Shannon had lo drop plans (or a motor hotel due to lack of financing, the District ol Sparwood is once more offering the site for development. The property, 4.35 acres, is for tho purpose of hotel or motor hotel development. Save S3 Our new tone-on-tone dobbie pattern dress shirt does wonders for a guy's morale. The sale price does wonders' for his budget. Three days only. SIMPSONS bears Reg. These days a S4.99 price fora positively great looking shirt is downright impressive lo begin with. Bui lei's lace It. you don't wear a price tag...you shirt. 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