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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta BILL KNIBIiS A Sas katchewan post for the Grassy Lake native. Bill Knibbs Appointed GHASSY LAKE (HNS) Bill Knibbs, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Knibbs of Grassy Lake, lias been appointed youtl consultant by the Saskatch ewan Provincial Youth Agency In this capacity, he will perforn education, analytical and ad visory functions in the develop- ment, evaluation and pro motion of youth, recreation ant cultural activities. Mr. Knibbs graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in recreation administration from Fresno State College in Cali- fornia in 1967. He was awardec a assistantship in July ol 1907 for his Masters degree in therapeutic recreation from the University of North Carolina. In August, 1969, he completed his Master of Science degree and was appointed assis t a n I professor of recreation at Fresno State for the 1969 70 term. He has already commenced his new duties in Regina. Meeting Assures Support Of Fair TABER (HNS) A financial report of the Taber Community Fair, made by secretary-trea- surer R. F. Gibb to the Cham- ber of Commerce council meet- ing, indicated that the Cham- ber had financially supported the fair in the amount of Cost of the fair program booklet at was nearly offset by worth of adver1 tising by fail1 supporters. Prizes paid totalled against which government grants of and fair re- ceipts of are applied. Full support of the Chamber to the 1971 fair was assured at the meeting which will also promote the activation of a new Taber Agricultural and Exhibition Association. Sugar Beet Harvest Begins September 28 Dy 110SS CIB1J Herald News Service TABER Seasonal opera- tions at the sugar factories at Taker and Picture Butle will get under way at 8 a.m. 'Wed- nesday, September 30, it was announced earlier by Dwight W. Purdy of Lethbridge, man- ager of Canadian Sugar Facto- ries Ltd. The sugar beet harvest will commence on Monday the 28, with all receiving stations on an open quota. Weather per- mitting, it is expected that suf- ficient beets will be out of the ground to keep the two plants operating at capacity. The announcement of start of "campaign" was made follow- ing a meeting between sugar company officials and di- rectors of Alberta Sugar Beet Growers Association: Beet receiving units are be- ing readied for a high rate of deliveries, a number of pilers having been improved for more rapid handling of loads. Indications are tiiat the beet crcp is a bit better than aver- age. A voluntary reduction in sug- ar beet acreage in the spring, due to the large crop raised last year, will result in about acres to harvest, down nearly acres from year. Consequently, the last ton- nage of beels will be some 000 tons less than the 1969 har- vest. The two plants are expected to process tons of beets per 24-hour day on a seven- dav-vveelt schedule a1 Picture Butte and at Ta- ber, Operations should be com- pleted well before the Christ- mas season. it will be the 21st campaign for the Tabor plant, and the 45th for Picture Butte. A n u m b c r of refinements have been made at both facto- ries to improve efficiency ol operations, and both are com- pleting a major program for ponding.carbonated lime waste formerly diverted to the river. This is the first phase of a "pollution reduction" plan which next year will include the fine-screening of waste wa- ters to remove bits of beets and other organic matter detrimental to the free oxygen balance of the Oldman River. 11 New Homes Okayed By Blairmore Council By VERN DECOUX Crowsnest Pass Bureau BLAIRMORE Blairmore's overall assessment value jump ed considerably when council approved the construction ol 11 more new homes over the Jiree presently being built in the Mountain-Aire subdivision. Average value of each home approximately The LI homes are to be built by ig Construction of Pincher Creek and Calgary. Construc- ion on five of the homes will start immediately and the oth- er six shortly afterwards. The luilding boom is the best the town has enjoyed in severs' rears. Council accepted a proposal >y the Department of High- vays and Transport to con- new bridge across jyons Creek at 21 Street (one ilock north of the main street lehind the bottling The own will bear one third of the cost of the project to start later his fall. The bridge will re- >laee the present structure vhich is badly deteriorated and oo narrow for the present traf- "c. A resolution was adopted by ouncil petitioning the local tathorities Board for autlior- ty to annex 100 acres of land long the southeast boundaries f town. Application will also be made o Canada Cement Company by the town to purchase 10 acr of land owned by the firm, the southeast boundary town. The land will be ear marked for future develo ment A board order was receivi by council from the Pub] Utilities Board, approving a agreement between the tov Walkathon At Sparwood NATAL CHNS> The walk: thon from Hosmer to Sparwooal Slaterville where it has continued almost without inter- ruption since 1897. Crestbrook orest Industries Ltd. has ihased in double shifts at its iew million wood plant in the Industrial Park. The vacated sawmill yard ras original site for a sash and loor and wood plant started by lionecrs, the late Tom Leask and Jack Slater just west of he railway tracks and city i m i t s. Slalerville grew up iround the sawmill yard and reduction continued there af- er 1902 sale to the late H. A. IcKowan, A. H. Nicholson, T. Spence, W. F. Attridge nd Joseph Woodman who oundcd Cranbrook Sash and 3oor LW. In 1956 this was the key op- ration in the merger under pokane auspices of several East Kootenay lumber conipa- .ies into Crestbrook Timber 'roducts Ltd. Subsequent spectacular econ- omic vicissitudes returned this company to Canadian manage- ment and later entry into the firm, of Honshu Paper and Mit- subichi Corporation formed the present Kootenay woods giant Crestbrook Forest Industries Ltd. with five wood manufac- turing plants from Fort Mac- leod to Creston and north to Parson, and a multi-million pulp plant centring its terri- tory at Skookumchuck. The sawmill yard is now completely vacated, except for accumulating m o u n tains of wood chips for the pulpmill, currently on strike. South of Lsitch Street the CFI planer, dry kilns, shavings burner and lumber yard are still occupied however, pending their phasing in at the new plant a mile north in the Industrial Park. The planer and yard screags was Cranbrook's first golf course in the early ISOOs. Land title to the sawmill, planer and storage yard, which extends nearly to the former St. Eugene Hospital, and is now within city limits is held by CFI. Remainder of Slaterville continues outside city limits, however. FOR RENT Building with Sq. Ft. or Less Located on 3rd Avenue with good parking Feasible for any type of business Write Box 24, Lethbridge Herald OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA IYNDON D. FOSTER GENERAL SALES MANAGER DUNLOP FORD SALES LTD. Every once in a while, a car dealer sees a new model and knows this is the one. It's a winner! I'm Lyndon Foster from Dunlop Ford and I've seen the new 1971 Ford Model Lineup, and it gives me a great deal of pride and pleasure to invite all of you to visit us at Dunlop Ford and see for yourself why we are all so excited. They really are the cars of the seventies, the finest automobiles to ever grace the roads... cars dist- inguished by memorable advances in all that matters most to the dis- criminating motorist, engineered for improved handling controlled power and personal luxury. Here then is our 1971 model line up and on display now in our showrooms. Please accept this open letter from me as your persona! invitation to view these outstanding motors cars at your convenience and discover how easily you can possess one. Free refreshments and our second annual beef barbecue are being offered. That's Friday, September 18th, to p.m. LYNDON D. FOSTER GENERAl 5AIES MANAGER DUNIOP FORD SALES ITO. ;