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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, 13, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 31 Willow Creek MD commended CLARESHOLM (Staff) The Willow Creek Municipal District council Wednesday was commended for the help given by MD works crews in cleaning after an anthrax out- break on a ranch 12 miles west of Nanton, Federal veterinarian Robert L. Lancaster, Fort Macleod issued the commen- dation. MD workmen filled a mudhole so water will now drain through a culvert and helped fill the graves of eight animals killed by anthrax. "They worked very said Dr. Lancaster. Coun. Jim Lowe of Nanton told his fellow councillors MD workmen filled in a small pond that never drained and which cattle had made into a mudhole. "It was buried five feet said Coun. Lowe. "Water won't settle there now." Blackie area poll set BLACKIE (HNS) Residents of Blackie and district area will go to the polls Oct. 16 to vote on the proposed two-mill increase. The Blackie and District Agricultural Society has appealed for the two-mill increase to help finance its multi- purpose recreational structure. Director chosen in 'Pass BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Parrel Palmer of Lethbridge has accepted the position of workshop director of the Foothills Association for the Mentally Retarded. Mr. Palmer will begin his new duties October 1. Prior to moving to the Crowsnest Pass he was house parent and workshop supervisor for the Lethbridge Association for the Mentally Retarded. Before coming to Lethbridge two years ago he worked as a contractor in Calgary for two years. Recreation left out? CRANBROOK (Special) Land will be classified under only one category in the final design of the proposed East Kootenay agricultural land reserve, but a provision has been made for protecting land used for purposes other than agricultural, according to a land commissioner. Bill Lane, B.C. land com- missioner, said last week that one of two land classifications in a preliminary proposal has been eliminated in favor of a single agricultural classification. The change was made by the B.C. land commission before it passed the proposal to the Environment and Land Use Committee for study. The single classification holds adequate provisions for protecting land uses besides farming, he said. Wildlife interests believe some rangeland should be reserved for wild animals. Forest Service officials have come under fire for allegedly allowing weed trees to encroach upon grazing lands. See also Page 19 Cardston man found guilty A 29-year-old Cardston man who was found guilty in Provin ial Court Wednesday of being in possession of a stolen automobile was given a one-year suspended sentence. Warner Scout was found Aug. 24 in possession of a 1966 automobile valued at Saskatoon Requires a Managing Editor, Magazine Section This is a new position in the Western Producer, a Western Canadian weekly farm newspaper with a Circulation of The position requires an innovative, creative per- son competent in feature writing and with good knowledge and interest in fiction. The successful candidate will also be responsible for: Planning, organizing and developing the magazine section of the newspaper 2. Providing direction to freelance contributors 3. Managing staff 4. Recommending and implementing policy PLEASE INDICATE INTEREST IN WRITING BY SEPTEMBER 29 TO: Personnel Administrator The Western Producer Box 2500 Saskatoon. Saskatchewan S7K 2C4 SaskatOOH Requires a Managing Editor "PRAIRIE BOOKS" This is a new position in the ex- panding book publishing depart- ment of The Western Producer, a Western Canadian weekly farm with a circulation of 155.000. The position requires an innova- tive. imaginative individual bwk trade experience as editor. familiar with marketing, sales and pro-motion. University graduate Prairie Books "Hie successful candidate will be esprmsiWe for: Expanding and developing the department activities EstaWishMig contact with and providing guidance to authors Developing new lines of material for publication Recommending and implement- ing policy PLEASE INDICATE INTEREST IN WRITING 8V SEPTEMBER 25 TO: Personnel Administrator The Western Producer Box 2500 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 2C4 South In Short Water rates boosted CLARESHOLM (HNS) Town council has hiked water rates here per month. The increase was effective Sept. 1 and is to pay off a deben- ture needed to upgrade the watar system. The total cost of the water improvements project, as reported earlier, is about with half of the burden being carried by the provincial government municipal waterworks improvement program. Rates for a five eighths inch service line will be raised from to on bi monthly billing. Referendum vote set CLARESHOLM council has decided to hold a referendum on the demolition or saving of the general hospital buildings. Voters will be asked their opinion on the matter in the Oct. 16 municipal election. Voters will be questioned whether or not they favor the town, purchasing the former general hospital buildings and land for municipal purposes. The hospital buildings have been empty for about two years. The present hospital board, with chairman Don Gaudette, is on record as favoring demolition of the buildings. Chartrand to seek seat CLARESHOLM (HNS) Town utilities superintendent Rene J. Chartrand is seeking the seat for subdivision 6 of the Willow Creek school division in the Oct. 16 municipal election here. The incumbent contestant is Art Grant, retired school board secretary. Mrs. George Whitehead is seeking a seat on the Claresholm General Hospital board, the first time a woman has been nominated for a hospital board position in this district. Her hus- band is reeve of the Willow Creek Municipal District. Sugar processing starts soon TABER (HNS) Canadian Sugar Factories here plans to start processing sugar Oct. 2 if farmers can begin harvesting beets Sept. 30 as scheduled. The 1974 campaign will be shorter than in previous years because fewer acres were devoted to beets this year, says Dale Clifton, a factory field worker. He says there are less than acres of beets in southern Alberta. Yields of about 15 tons per acre or slightly under are predicted. "An average tonnage is about what we he says. A June July dry spell is going to hurt the tonnage. Cool weather in August did not help to improve conditions. About 35 acres were lost last month when irrigation water flooded fields west of Barnwell. Council delays action TABER (HNS) Unwilling to commit the incoming coun- cil delays to decisions made by the present governing body, the town council deferred to their successors three matters: A retirement policy for permanent employees with long ser- vice, with a recommendation that a long past practice 12 rein- stated of holding an annual employees and partners dinner at which suitable recognition can be given retirees. The matter of increasing the one half acre exemption from taxation of church property currently if properties are over this size, the entire property is subject to taxation. The Catholic and LDS stake properties are in the taxable category. The formation of a disaster services committee as required by recent provincial legislation, with a suggestion by one coun- cillor that action be deferred as long as possible. Under active consideration by the council is the provision of a communication system between town foremen's trucks, the shop building, and the town office to speed up the business of the town. Water line installed COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) The Crowsnest Pass General Hospital has completed the installation of 300 more feet of steel water line to the hospital. The new line installation replaced a section of decayed wood line leading to the building. The line to the hospital will be steadily replaced until the hospital eventually has an all new steel, eight irich line. Light standards at the entrance will be replaced soon with a better entrance and parking lot lighting system. The entrance to the hospital has now been widened and a right hand turn shoulder has been installed. The hospital now has one wide entrance in and out of the area. The department of highways has officially closed the old west entrance to the parking lot. Club tea and sale set BLAIRMORC (CNP Bureau) The Crowsnest Pass Figure Skating Club will hold its annual tea and bake sale on Sept. 28 in the Blairmore Credit Union Hall. The executive has announced that Mrs. Gladys Sysmey of Hillcrest will be the club's new professional figure skating teacher. Sewing course offered PICTURE BUTTE Registrations for a sewing course may be obtained at the Oldman River Northern District Recrea- tion office. The eight session course will run Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Sept. 16. Social dancing classes set PICTURE BUTTE The Oldman River Northern District Recreation Board will offer social dance classes U> County of Lethbridge residents this fall. An advanced class runs 10 weeks and is scheduled to start in Noblelord on Sept. 36. A beginners' class will be held in Barons beginning Sept 26, Control committee in charge jVOBLEFORD A school control committee will hire a person to manage the building for community activities. The policy mil be tried for one year. It was formed in a re- cent Noble Centra! Home and School Association meeting. The local control committee will comprise the principal, county school representative and advisory board represen- tative PRICES EFFECTIVE Fri. and Sat. Sept. 13 and 14 WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES CENTRE VILLAGEIGA 13th St. North Lethbridge MARTEN'S IGA Coaldale Bunches.Ib. CANADA NO. 1 CARROTS CANADA NO. 1 CUCUMBERS CANADA NO. 1 TURNIPS CANADA NO. 1 ONIONS CANADA NO. 1 GREEN CABBAGE. CANADA NO. 1 NEW POTATOES I V I IB I WkW sou.MIwt.box CANADA NO. 1 RED RIPE TOMATOES. CANADA NO. 1 SOUTHERN ALBERTA CORN on the COB Cooking. Ib. NEW CROP MclNTOSH APPLES 3i99e 40-lb. case 9" B.C.Grtw GOLDEN DELICIOUS APPLES u. 49' REGULAR OR FINE GRIND NABOB COFFEE 2lb.mfwf.pkg.. IScCoypon Oil FRESH FROM OUR IN-STORE BAKERY CENTRE VILLAGE IGA Phone 327-0353 ASSORTED (I TA FRUIT BUNS TABLERITE LITE FAMILY PACK PORK CHOPS. 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