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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta weanesaay: septemoer 12, !Mt LhiHbHiuub MtHALu Taber airport pavement costs more than planned Herald- District Bottle collections 3 times a week BURDETT (Staff) If you see a boy in a red sweater and a fine looking brown and white dog hiking down the borrow pits along the highway here, you'll know it's Wayne Greiner, 10. He ;ind his dog '..assy stand out against the soft greens and yellows of the autumn landscape at Burdett. Wayne, a Grade 6 pupil at the Burdett School, is looking for beer and pop bottles and cans. You'll see him walking along beside Highway 3 with a gunny sack over his shoulder. "I walk'from Burdett to the Foremost Road. It's three miles. I walk there and back three times a week." he says. Wayne finds enough bottles to earn from to per trip. He's the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Greiner. "I'm saving up for a whole bunch of Wayne says. "I need hockey equipment and I am getting a go-cart pretty soon." Wayne and his brother Brent are both hustlers for spending money. And that beer bottle change sure adds up. says Wayne. Maple leaf-shaped signs at Fort Macleod entries FORT MACLEOD (Special) Large signs in the shape of the Canadian Maple Leaf grace the entrance to Fort Macleod. The billboard was. designed by Harry Bed- ningfield and has been donated by the Old Age Pen- sioners Association as their contribution to Centennial. They feature a large centen- nial symbol, the letters 100 and an Indian war bonnet and a RCMP hat with the years 1874 to 1974. The Fort Macleod Centennial Society sanctioned the project and the town approved it. TABER (HNS) Paving of the Taber airport has cost tne town of Taber some more than anticipated. Surfacing of the runway, taxiway and apron, compris- ing square yards, was done by Everall Construction Ltd. of Edmonton on a tender of based on the use of an estimated tons of asphaltic concrete. However, on completion of the job, the contractor billed the town for tons of asphalt used on the job, increasing the price by just over The contractor maintained that the tons estimated by Ministry of Transport engineers was insufficient to place 1.5 inches of surfacing on the area. "Their estimates never work claimed Bill Bawman of Everall. Members of the town coun- cil, however, thought the contractor should have advis- ed when tendering of the inadequacy of the quantity re- quired. The impasse was settled after lengthy discussion when it was agreed to split the difference, the town paying half of the overage and the contractor assuming loss of a similar amount. The total cost of the soil ce- ment base and paving job, as finally settled, was higher than a second bid received for the work, re jected because the Everall tender was about lower. Contest ends tennis season FORT MACLEOD (Special) Fort Macleod tennis club ended the season of play by Lodge offered BLAIRMORE (CNP) Representatives of the Blair- more and Coleman Elks lodges and the Provincial Elks Foundation recently presented a cheque to the Crowsnest Pass Hospital Board. The money is ear-marked for the purchase of two new color televisions for the Crowsnest Pass Senior Citizens Lodge and Nursing Home, scheduled to be opened this month. Participating in the presen- tation were Marx Gryschuk, exalted ruler of the Blairmore Lodge No. 15, Bob Liddeil, ex- alted ruler of the Coleman lodge. Ron Collings, Coleman, representing the provincial elks and hospital board chairman Mel Cornett. Stavely girl wins award STAVELY Gail Malchow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Malchow of Stavely, has received an Alberta Wheat Pool scholarship award She is attending University of Lethbridge. for the staging a closed contest highlighted by talent and determination of the club's young players. The boys' class, 14 years and under, saw Brendan Adler triumph over Arthur Lee. The mixed-doubles final was a deadlock with the tie breaker deciding the winner. Playing were Fern Gore and Jim VanWyck against Mrs. Catherine Grynoch and Bob Grynoch. Trophies were presented to the winners by Mayor George Buzunis. Donors were the Royal Canadian Legion and the Fort Macleod Rotary Club. The Tennis Club has created a new trophy to come up for bids each year. It is the Ren- nie Hodnstt Memorial Trophy and is given in memory of the youthful member who lost his life during the summer Houses ahead FORT MACLEOD (Special) Building permits issued in Fort Macleod for the first seven months of 1973 totalled Eleven single family houses are valued at one in- dustrial permit at and commercial property at NEW PLAYGROUND School children in Elkford, B.C. happily returned to school last week and the slide in the new school yard (to be finished this fall) was being well polished after a dor- mant summer. VERN DECOUX photo. Car demolished in crash Agriculture society fair displays 513 exhibits BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Mrs. John Vigna of Blairmore received minor in- juries in a single car mishap Saturday evening when the car she was driving went out of control and landed on its roof in the Frank Slide area. Mrs. Vigna, alone in the car, was returning home and was proceeding westward when the vehicle went off the Walk planned PINCHER CREEK (Special) Pincher Creek Elks will hold their annual Elkathon Sunday, Sept. 23. The 12Vz mile walk will start from the Cardinal Coach Lines garage between 9 and 11 a.m. highway into the ditch. The car was demolished and Mrs. Vigna sustained a few minor cuts and bruises. Claresholm clinic planned CLARESHOLM (Special) Town council has approved payment for a stenographer fqr the proposed medical centre now being planned. Discussions are taking place with doctors, hospital authorities and town officials for the medical centre. Site and building details have not been approved but it is hoped the service will be operating before Dec. 31. FORT MACLEOD (Special) The newly formed Fort Macleod and District Agriculture Society sponsored a fair that drew 513 entries in five different categories. Officially opening the af- fair, held in the Fort Macleod Arena, were Leighton Buckwell. MLA. John Davis, councillor, representing the town. Walter Hyssop, presi- dent of the new society and Bert Heath, master of ceremonies. Mr. Hyssop said he was en- couraged by a community in which both town and rural people co-operate to make a project so successful. "Next year we will get started earlier and have a bigger and better show." Mr. Buckwell noted that the names on the charter he presented on behalf of the department of agriculture one month earlier were almost equally divided between town and country members. Many of the entries on the home baking table were donated to the society and were sold to viewers. Crowsnest Pass Bureau Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., 562-2149 cGUIRE'S MEN'S WEAR DOWNTOWN ON 5th STREET SOUTH Starts THURSDAY, Sept. 13th SPORTS CO-ORDINATES A fine selection of Sport Coats with Co-ordinating slacks. SPORT COATS Group 1 Reg. to Group 2 Group 3 Reg. to 39-95 49.95 5995 ALL ALTERATIONS EXTRA! PLAID BAGGIES Values up to OFF! OPEN TILL P.M. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHTS FOR YOUR SHOPPING CONVENIENCEI SUITS From our quality stock by Canad's leading clothing manufacturer. Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 to RAINCOATS to S60 Sale Vi PRICE to Sale OFF! MEN'S SLACKS A Top Notch Selection! Values to 27.50 C ON Sale at.......... I w 35.00 Look At These Values! SHIRTS SPORT SHIRTS (longorsliortsltmj KNIT SHIRTS JACKETS VESTS PRICE! MEN'S SWEATERS A fantastic selection of Pullovers and Cardigans to Off! Exira Special Values! One Rack Top Coats Reg. Values to 1.95 Many Unadvertised Specials! All Sales Cash and Final! 79 CHARGEX ;