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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta -Tuesday, Scplcmbcr S, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HMAID 3 Business as usual for Select Feeds TADER (HNS) Seventeen men and both the Tabcr and the MD of Tabcr fire trucks were called out ;ind for five hours battled a blaze at Ihe Se- lect Feeds facilities. The blaze, which levelled Ihe building, caused an estimated damage. Renovations to (he building lo the tune of were almost complete. Prehistory mine HIGH RIVER The Sheep River may he a pretty little stream to some folks bat lo six University of Calgary students it's a gold mine of prehistory.1 The six, Jim Rollers, Bob Rogerst Joe Framhold, Susan Murdock, Mike Mclntyre a n d Karen Drover, are archaeology students with University of Cal- gary, and since (he 1st of May have been conducing a survey of (he Sheep River basin, Their purpose is two-fold: firstly to make a gross inven- tory of the types of prehistoric Indian sites in the area, anil secondly; to record- the differ- ences between cultures and techniques of the various an- cient peoples who lived in the valley Ixifore the coming of the white man. The expedition set up perma- nent quarters in an abandoned farm building on )hc WiHum- sen farm, just west of Okoloks Aids rink CLARESHOI.M The execu- tive of the Claresholm and Dis- trict Chamber of Commerce voted in favor or releasing 000 Ifiey hold in a trust fund to the Claresholm Curling Club to aid in the construction of a new curling rink proposed to be built adjacent to the golf club site. The curlers intenfl to apply for a grant from the [n'ovhicial government and will submit a brief to provincial authorities this month. Manager of Select Feeds, Gerald Unger reported yester- day that the boiler and steam equipment that had been insta- had not yet been fired. It WES to have been fired last week. The bins, heating sys- tems and pelteters which had been instplled were destroyed. In the opinion of the plant manager, "Nothing at all was salvageable" from among the ruins. Mr. linger emphasized that Ihe fire has not halted the work of the company. Select Feeds telephones were hooked tip re- cently using the old numbers Mr. Unger and his staff are op- erating out of temporary offices in a trailer on the Feeds prop- erty. "We will be getting our feed from another source of sup Mr. Unger stated. "Farm ers won't be able to come and get their feed, but we will de- liver." Paramount in Mr. linger's mind, lie says, is making sure that the company's regular cus- tomers be told that it is "busi- ness as until a new building is completed. CAR HITS GARAGE A run-away car came lo a sudden halt as ft met the Salvation Army garage in Fort Macleod. The sign on the fronJ lawn was broken off. Garage dam- age was estimated at Darlene Gallon's car, which was parked in the garage was damaged. The building will be d emolished, Salvalion Army officers Carole Pickering and Miss Colton will not be able to accept used clothing for the present. They had besn storing it in the garage. N ATAL HNS) Pe nding Victoria approval of the pave- ment bylaw, a number of Spar- wood streets arc to be paved and paid for by local improve- ments taxes. Over a month ago the District of Sparwood council passed the pa ve ment by law which re quir- ed negative petitions to prevent pavement on the basis of a frontage tax. Some petitions were received anil the municipal clerk report- ed on these at the regular meet- ing of council. The which are to be paved are those for which there were no petitions or for which 1 fewer than half of the owners petitioned; Red Cedar Drive from Centennial Road lo Pine Ave., which is the main lull leading to lower Eparwood; Cot- tonwood St. from Pino Ave. to Blue Spruce Crescent; Western Larch from Pine Ave. to Red Cedar Drive; Lodgepole Place from Western Larch to the north end of the Cut de Sac; Maple St. from Pacific Yew to Engleman Spruce; White Birch, Crescent from Maple St. to Pine Ave.; Juniper Crescent from Engieman Spruce to Englc man Spruce; and Balsam St. from Pine Ave. to Mountain Ash. Streets to be paved because there were insufficient petition- ers are Blue Spruce Crescent from Pine Ave.; Pacific Yew from Red Cedar to Red Cedar; Englemaun Spruce from Pine Ave. and Pir.-e Ave. from High- way 3 North to Englemann Spruce S. Those streets with valid peti- tions which will n ot therefore be paved are 3 rd. Ave. from Pine Ave. to Spruce Hemlock Road from Pine Ave. to the Commercial lane; Alpine Place from Red Cedar to Red Cedar; Spruce Ave. South to Highway 3 South. Anton Svec appeared on be- half of the Elk Valley Land Protective Association to again ask council support the asso- ciation in its continuing protest against the establishment of the proposed Elk Valley school at the Sparwood Development Company grounds. Council reminded Mr. Svec that the school board is also Tin elected body and that they Crowsiiest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmora Phone 562-2149 POLLUTION-FREE VEHICLE Glen I. Rimmer of 510 25 Jh S. found this old photograph recently and it brought back a lot of memories, It depicts Earl Rimmer cncf his i'tve-year-old son standing beside a pollution- free vehicle of 1909, II look this outfit five days Io drive from Lethbridge (o Lucky Slrike. The Rimmers came lo this country from Decafur, Illinois. Three lots sold STIRLING (HNS) Three more lols have been sold in the mobile home site. These have been purchased by Dwight Ogden, H. Kichl, and Barry Orich, all of Lcthbriclge. Fernie brief bids for vocational school SPARWOOD (HNS) Mem- >ers of Hie Fcniie Board of Trade recer.tly presented a brief lo Jack White, head of he provincial vocational ichools committee. The comprehensive brief, >repared by a committee of ,he board of trade, was present- ed by Hay Hughes and George Vlajic, iv i t h representatives Tom major industry, the school ioard and council on hand. The effort to have the provin- cial vocational school located at Fernie received a warm bit non-committal reception at a day-long meeting with the pro- vincial vocational committee at a recent meeting at Femie. Headed by Jack White of Van- couver, the provincial commit- tee also met with groups in Cranbrook and Kimbcrley. They arc seeking to hove the school located in their area. Mayor Vernon Uphill, repre- senting the city, offered the vo- committee use of (he airstrip for the school, as well as the present hospital for tem- porary quarters or for dormJ- tories. In addition to the airport; the provincial group, which stressed that it can only make recom- mendations as to the site, also viewed sites at White Spruce the mayor said, the city intends to incorporate and would prepared to service. The mayor told council at a recent meeting he is "quite prouti of the brief.'1 He gave the committee mem- bers blueprints of the hospital so they can see what alterations they might wish to make should they take it over lor a school the new hospital is built. The .brief itself is very com- prehensive, drawing compari- sons of population and industry served, compared with Cran- brook area, as well as stressing the need for a school here to help stabilize employment and help local industry get and re- tain employees. Tire brief !s illustrated with photographs of the sites avail- able and maps of the areas in- volved and other nearby areas served by other provincial schools. iss Tina Letasy showered with gifts i avc site sclcc t ion. They also .old Mr. Svec that the school joard has reopened negotiations '.or another possible .school site within the District of Sparwood and that the board is also con- sidering asking that a site he reserved on Pine Ave. for pos- sible use in the future. In regard to the communica- jon from" the school district, council decided to sell five lo 10 acres of the Wilson Creek property to the board at a price .0 be negotiated. Dr. J. W. II. Hopper of the East Kootenay Health Unit, along with Aid. Mae Williams, chairman of the health unit, ap- peared before council to enquire about the Spanvood Health Cen- tre. Council disclosed that the Spanvood Lions Club is a f tempt- ing (o make arrangements to move the health centre from its Natal site to one in Spanvood. Dr. Hopper confirmed earlier commitments of the government and both he and Mrs. Williams indicated pleasure with the ac- tion being attempted by the Sparwood' Lions Club. If the Lions Club can accom- plish its objective, they intend to establish a park adjacent to the new site and to finish I3ie basement in such a manner Uiat it will be suitable when available, for meeting and other activities of community groups. Because the green belts pro- posed earlier by council to the provincial government arc on crown land which would not have lo be purchased, council decided to request three addi- tional green belts. These would include Sulphur Springs, Emer- ald (Grave) Lake and land ad- jacent to the old highway just past the MacGillivray crossing along the present Highway 3. Council decided to support the City of Fernie in its support for the proposed Kootenay and Elk Railway. However, its en- dorsement carried a rider that Canadian products for export carried on the railway would have to be exported through a Canadian port. Council decided to call a meeting of the recreation com- mission, the Ways and Means Society and others interested in recreation to determine what additional help these groups re- quire to provide for the rccrea.- (ion needs of the community. The date for this meeting is to be announced later. Western Designs Associates Limited announced to council a donation for the complex exceeding The amount of the contribution js equivalent to the fees earned to date for the supervision of construction of Hie recreation complex. NATAL (HNS) A well-at- tended miscellaneous shower was held at St. Michael's Hall, Sparwood, recently in honor of Miss Tina Letasy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Letasy of Sparwood. The honored guest was escort- ed into the hall by Miss Carol Ann Gawreytetz, Mrs. Linda Eerdusco and Miss Linda Lee DcLuca, cousins of the bride- to-be. The evening was spent with guests playing games of whist ard bingo. Prize winners in Whist were Mrs. J. Kundrak, Mrs. R. Mar- tin and Mrs. A. Berdusco, while Mrs A. Giles, Mrs. J. Altomare and Miss Kathy Giles were de- clared bingo winners. Winners i n the c lu'ld re n's bingo were Miss Linda Pisoni, Miss Penny Chat t ers on and Miss t lunch was served by the hosl- isses. The honored guest will ex- Lodi Romano. Winner of the lucky cup was Mrs. A. Cividin of Valley vhile the door prize went to Mrs. J. Jarina of Sparwood. At the close of the evening These Are The LetUnidge Herald Mrs. Ellert honored by friends COUTTS (HNS) Hostesses from- Milk River and Coutts joined together to honor Mi's. Phil Ellcrt, nee Heather Mc- Lachlan, a miscellaneous shower in the Coutts Civic Cen- tre. More than 75 guests came from tile two towns and were entertained with musical num- bers by Annette Bianchi, Nor- cen Thielen, Darlene Jaffary and Laurie Furlong, and an ac- corclian solo by Mary Anne Trinkcr. Sharon Dangerfield assistec with the gifts and a sister-in- law, Valerie Ellert, recorded them. change marriage vows with Jackie Beard, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Beard of Spar- worjd. Trail council raps UBCM PROTEIN SOURCE Two eggs provide about one- quarter of an adult's daily re- uirement for protein. SPARWOOD (HNS) Trail council is not taking kindly to he decision of the Union of British Columbia Mitncipalities rejecting its resolution against the Kootenay and Elk Railroad. The council maintains that IE ,he railway is not cf general provincial interest, neither are several other resolutions from other municipalities. Fernie council sent a resolu- ;ion supporting the K and E. 't also was rejected as "not of general interest." Fernie council nov; feels tnat f there is an effort at the fall convention to force the Trail resolution on to the floor, the supporting resolution also will lave fo be discussed. Following is the letter of Trail council to the UBCM: "Your letter of July 21 hns been referred to me for a reply expressing our dissatisfaction the decision of the UBCM executive in refusing to submit our resolution concerning the Kootenay and Elk Railway ap- plication io the UBCM conven- tion. "We believe the application j of the Kootenay and Elk Rail- way could seriously effect the economy of not only the Koote- nay Boundary area but also the municipalities of the area. "The resolution was endorsed at the Association of Kootenay and Boundary Municipalities convention in May, 1972, and we feel it highly irregular that the executive has rejected this j resolution in view of the AKBM's action in support of this resolution. "Your letter .stales that al- hough (he general economy of the Kootenay and Boundary area of the province may be affected, this was not a UBCM matter and as such should not be presented to the convention. "Tliis is totally unacceptable :o the Trail city council as a reason for disallowing this re- solution on the floor of the con- vention. :If this resolution is not a UBCM matter may we suggest that resolutions numbered, 16, 22, G4, 67, 116, and 117 are equally irrelevant to UBCM matters. "We trust that the UBCM executive will reconsider their decision and place this matter on the floor of the convention for discussion." FOR COMPLETE PUBLISHING The Icthbridge Herald PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHY DIVISION PHONE 327-3203 or 328-4411 Correspondents in Your Area GRANUM MRS. ED. CESAR General Delivery GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBULL........- General Delivery PICTURE BUTTE S. P. JOHNSON Gen. Del. RAYMOND MRS. DEUA WOOIF Gen. Del. TURIN Mrs. Paulirr Juhar................ 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