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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Town objects to route plan for highway Saturday, October LETHBRIDGE HERALD- 19 COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Provincial department of highways officials will come here in November to discuss the proposed route of Highway 3. A meeting with Coleman of- ficials had been scheduled earlier for this month but highways department officials delayed the meeting. They needed time to gather more information on the highway route. Coleman citizens want the highway to go through the old section of town where buildings are considered ob- solete, many businesses hav- ing been abandoned. The department of highways has proposed that the new route be north of the new business section. Town council Sept. 17 sub- mitted a brief to four cabinet ministers at Coleman. It said: "The proposed location for Highway 3 does not take into account proper land use. The Coleman General Plan for 1965 as prepared by the Oldman River Regional Planning Commission es- tablishes the area to be used for the highway as prime residential land. The proposed route would use choice land which is now at a premium and very valuable for future residential expansion.'1 This land is known as the Pineview subdivision. At a recent council meeting, the saie of 15 lots in the new subdivision was approved. Engineered Homes will begin construction of homes on some of the lots immediately. In other business' The annual inspection of the town-owned gas company lines was conducted this fall by Heath Survey Consultants and cost of the safety survey was borne entirely by the town The report on the survey, submitted by consultant Peter Eichenberger, indicated the system is in good condition Only eight minor leaks were found, four of which have already been repaired. The other four are to be attended to immediately. The inspection also disclos- ed gas to be present in a home occupied by a local resident in an area located near an aban- doned mine working that had been sealed off some years ago The gas was analyzed and it was found to be escaping from an underground source and not from the town's system. Mines Inspector A. E. Potter of the mines inspection branch, representatives of Coleman Collieries and the town worked together to cor- rect the problem. It vfes decided to drill holes in the ground to allow the gas to dis- sipate slowly into the air in an attempt to resolve the problem. It was felt that the gas was only a small pocket that had gathered when the mine was sealed off. Several businessmen were at the meeting to express their views regarding the proposed shopping centre. It had been understood that the town is asking outside business to take space hi the complex. The town advised that the developer would give local business first chance to go into the complex1. The town offices and library will locate in the complex when com- pleted. Members of the volunteer fire brigade are to consider, and report back on council's proposal that fire telephones be installed in each brigade member's home so that an effective system be instituted. Fire calls are ndw taken dur- ing the day by the local town office and on off hours by local residents Clarence Clarke and Mrs. H. Oliva. In an attempt to provide parking space for customers near the Credit Union com- plex, the town has set up tem- porary barriers to prevent large trucks taking up all of the parking space. If the method is successful perma- nent barriers will be installed. Mayor John Holyk and coun- cillor Graham Atkinson, who attended the public utilities meeting at Calgary, reported that the only brief discussed at the meeting was one that Calgary Power had presented. Another hearing on Phase 2 will be held Dec. 17 when it is expected that a local brief will be presented. Highway route unsettled Coleman citizens want a proposed new route for Highway 3 to go through the south part of town where businesses have been abandoned. The highways department has proposed the new route go through a planned residential area. VERN DECOUX photo Pension officer to assist applicants in area towns Author speaks to 200 Louis LaPlace, a Canada Pension Plan officer, will be at Blairmore, Nov. 1, and at Pincher Creek, Nov. 2, to Tea Nov. 3 BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) St. Anne's Catholic Women's League will hold its annual tea and bazaar in the Blairmore Elks Hall at 1 30 p.m. Nov. 3. answer questions about the plan. Mr LaPlace will be in the Federal Building at Blair- more from 10 a.m to p.'m. He will be at the Pincher Creek town hall from 9 a m to 12 noon Questions on the old age security and the guaranteed income supplement will also be dealt with Mr LaPlace will provide assistance in the filing of applications. CARDSTON Howard H. Snvder of Cardston, author of .The Hall of the Mountain King, spoke to 200 people here recently. He was sponsored by the Cardston Public Library and the Cardston Chamber of Commerce. His book is about a moun- tain climb in 1967 on Alaska's Mt. McKinley, North America's highest peak. Seven of 12 climbers died on the expedition. He used slides to illustrate his talk. Brownie pack formed COALDALE (HNS) The First Coaldale Pack of Brow- nies was recently organized here A total of 23 girls, aged seven to 10, have registered for the 1973-74 season Meetings will be held every Tuesday after school in the Coaldale United Church Hall. The St. Ambrose Catholic Women's League is the local sponsor FARM FOR SALE! In the Peace River Block 3 sec acres cult Grain storage cap BU Price 00 an acre Available also full line of up to date equipment to make this a complete unit PHONE 957-2607 REIMER BROS. CROOKED CREEK, ALBERTA f Mirage photography Dr. Fraser examines image through high power catadioptic telescope used :j as a camera lens for photographing mirages on Kootenay Lake. Former Rossland man studies the atmosphere NELSON, BC Alistair Fraser, formerly of Rossland, B.C. is doing research on atmospheric refrac- tion phenomena on a program funded by the National Science Foundation of the U.S. Dr Fraser is an authority in the study of atmospheric sciences. Since last fall he has been an associate professor of meteorology at Pennsylvania State University in State College. Pa moving there from Seattle, where he taught atmospheric science at the University of Washington for tour years. A photographic exhibit, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institute of Washington, was prepared from Dr. Fraser's large slide collection of meteorological phenomena and is now touring museums and planetariums, among them the Royal Ontario Museum and the Calgary Centennial Museum The exhibit includes the rarely photographed green flash, seen occasionally at the top of the rising or setting sun. A picture of this phenomenon was first taken by a Rome scientist and Dr. Fraser is believed to be the se- cond scientist to do so. His slides include many strange, fascinating effects in the forms of haloes created by clouds containing ice crystals Display set Couple celebrates 50 years COALDALE (HNS) The St. Ambrose Church Catholic Women's League will have a display at the Community Harvest Sale to be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 17, in the Sportsplex recreation hall. FORT MACLEOD (Special) Mr. and Mrs. Alden Marion Burbank of Fort Macleod celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary here recently. Immediate members of the family honored them with a surprise banquet Mrs. Burbank, formerly Millie Simmons, came to Woodhouse in a covered wagon from Utah when a young girl Mr. Burbank came to Magrath when his parents came from Utah. They were married in Claresholm and have lived there and at Shaughnessy, Burmis and Fort Macleod. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS-CIRCULATION-JOBPRINTING VERNON DECOUX, Rmidmt 562-2149 Open house Sunday LOMOND (HNS) -Mr. and Mrs. William Bolduc are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house for their friends at their home Sunday afternoon and Sundsv Rapidly expanding Manufacturer in the Mobile Home Industry Requires Employees for Production Line Work On a permanent basis Previous experience not essential: On the job training provided. Accommodation and moving assistance may be provided if required. RATE PRESENT MARCH 1st 1974 20 working days After 20 working days 3.10 3.35 After 40 working days 3.25' 3.50 The company pays 50% of cost for Alberta Health Plan, Life Insurance, sickness and accident benefit plans. Write to Office Manager. NORTHWEST DESIGN AND FABRICATION LTD. BOX 999, FORT MACLEOD ,______ DRTyour MM to... The Lethbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area STIRLING MRS.F. B.ZAUQG ..................................7M-3324 TABER ROSSQIBB ........................................223-22S2 TURIN MRS. PAUL JUHAR .................................7M-4M4 TYRELL'S LAKE MRS. HOWARD HAMLINO ...........................M2-22M VAUXHALL MRS. R.W. POWERS WARNER MRS. PEARL LIEBELT...............................Mi-Mi 0 8PARWOOD MRS. MOLLY LATKA ................................42S-M17 Contact people for your District Newt or Classified Advertising ENDS SATURDAY NOVfMIER 3 LETHBRIDGE FARM SUPPLY CENTRE still dozens of special values NOTICE To Parents in Picture Butte and Shaughnossy A Meeting will be held at Dorothy Dalgliesh School, Tuesday, October 30, at p.m. To consider the possibility of establishing a kinder- garten for children who would normally attend ST. CATHERINES SCHOOL, DOROTHY DALGLIESH SCHOOL or SHAUGHNESSY SCHOOL. Parents whose children will be five years old on or before February 28, 1975 are invited to attend. I Herald- District Safeway Shelters plans expansion CLARESHOLM (Staff) A substantial contract to supply housing units for the Alberta Tar Sands development at Fort McMurray, coupled with an already tight production schedule, has resulted in a decision to expand the produc- tion force at the Safeway Shelter Systems Ltd. plant here. Charlie Thomas, personnel manager, has announced the firm hopes to add 60 perma- nent employees to its produc- tion lines and has begun advertising locally and in Manitoba. Saskatchewan and B.C. for workers. The Fort McMurray contract is in addition to 500 units Safeway has already supplied. Mr. Thomas stressed the firm's present orders from regular dealers had reached the stage where more help was required and the oil sands demands make Safeway Shelter Systems' production commitment all the more demanding. Norman Lock of Calgary is president of the firm, which turns out about units a year. There has been a problem in securing accommodation for workers. Mr. Thomas says this is "not so bad this year as Girl guides begin year COALDALE (HNS) The 1973-74 season for the Coaldale First Guide Company is in full swing. To date eight girls aged 10 to 14 have registered Registrations will still be accepted. Meetings are held from 7 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday in the St. Joseph's School The St. Ambrose Catholic Women's League is the spon- sor we are paying a very high bonus.'' He says there are now about 325 workers on the line and another 90 on salaried staff. Adult class successful CLARESHOLM (HNS) Willow Creek school superintendent Dr Alan MacLeod is delighted with the turnout at the adult education classes being held at the Claresholm Composite High School Oriental cooking is over- subscribed with 22 adults watching actual cooking demonstrations by Mrs Richard Kamikawaji" Bazaar set COALDALE (HNS) The annual fall tea and bazaar of the Coaldale Community Hospital Women's Auxiliary will be held from 12 to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Nov. 21, in the hospital board room. NON- DRINKERS SAND GRAVEL >ASPHALT< TOLLESTRUP kSAND andGRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 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 ttSTIWERS INSURANCE COMPANY The only Canadian Company providing automobile and lire insurance eictoely to abstsmers DUNLOP FORD'S Exhibition Pavilion November 6th to 10th CAN IDE SERVE YOU? Tuesday, October 30th, 1973 one of our representatives Mr. B. A. Johnson will be at Foremost Hotel FOREMOST, Alberta In this district and throughout Canada many persons and firms in practically all types of businesses including Agriculture Tourist and Recreational Businesses Construction Professional Services Transportation Wholesale and Retail Trades, as well as Manufacturing have obtained loans from the IDB to acquire land, buildings, and machinery, to increase working capital, to start a new business, and for other purposes. If you consider that IDB can be of service, you are invited to arrange an appointment with the IDB representative by telephoning Foremost Hotel 867-3676 or in advance by writing to INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK 740 4th Avenue South, Lethbridgo, Alberta ;