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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Sportsplex nears completion COALDALE (HNS) - Coun- trict Sportsplex building com-cillor Frank F. Wiens chair- mittee reported to council reman of the Coaldale and dis- cently that Stage 1, of the August permits highest of year COALDALE (HNS) - August was the highest month in the year for values on building applications. The total was for estimated values of $261,700. There was one application issued to the Canadian Reformed Church for a church valued at $55,000. The site is 1220 23rd Avenue. The permit issued to Square Deal Homes for four semi-detached homes were estimated at $126,000. There were another three new homes permits issued which will have a construction valued at $54,000. The remaining amount was for a tgarage, house addition, carport and a sign. Total construction value for the first eight months of the year is $788,950. Permits included 25 for new homes, five duplexes, the church (in August) and the addition to the Kate Andrews School recently completed was expected to have a $118,000 construction value. Hans Construction of Coal-dale plans to construct three low cost housing units on five lots purchased from the town. The approval to accept the offer of Hans Schultz was recently approved by council. Construction must commence within one year. The location is near the four semi-detached units now being built by another contractor for lower income families towards the east side of the town. In other news Town council recently gave first reading to the bylaw on the General Plan Review 1971 for the town of Coaldale, prepared by the Old-man River Regional Planning Commission. Councillors were each given a copy for study. At the next meeting of council E. P. Adderley, executive director of the commiss i o n, will be present to discuss the review with council. Members of council are to Fish pond discussed at Coaldale COALDALE (TINS) - There was a small turnout of members at the first meeting of the season for the Coaldale Fish and Game Association held recently. There was some discussion on the suggestion on the development of the town's old la-gon site into a fish pond and picnic ground area. The representatives from the association will meet with town council again to further discuss the matter. It was announced that meetings will be held on the third Tuesday of each month beginning at 8 p.m. in the John Davidson Schol.. Interesting programs are being planed. Several films were shown of interest to the fish, game and nature enthusiasts present. be prepared to make their remarks. When council is agreed to the review's content, second and third readings will be given to accept the General Plan Review 1971 of the town. To form school band FORT MACLEOD (Special)-S o m e 60 interested parents met in the G. R. Davis school recently to discuss the possibility of having band instruction as part of the school curriculum. Meeting with them were Frank Eden, school board member and Art Dee, bandmaster. Instruments will be provided on a rental - purchase basis and if the student carries on with his band instruction for 10 weeks, the instruments may be purchased at a discount. Practises will be held each Thursday from 2:45 to 4:45. Mike D'Andrea, principal feels this is a move in the right direction and should things progress as anticipated the school could have a full time instructor within three years. Students involved are from the G. R. Davis and F. P. Walshe schools. Father Ward takes over FORT MACLEOD (HNS) -Father Erwin Ward has come to Fort Macleod to serve Holy Cross Roman Catholic parish. He replaces Father Lawrence Redmond who recently left for Banff. Rev. Ward comes from the Diocese of Prince Albert, although a native of Quebec. Rev. Ward took his training in Ottawa, Montreal, St. Boniface, Man., and the University of Fordham in New York. He holds a master of arts degree. He has taught philosophy, French. Canadian history and religion at both university and high school levels. For fall and winter he plans to hold a seven-week course on Crisis of Morality. This would be in the form of an adult discussion class. He has also instigated a regular Saturday evening folk mass. Sportsplex would be completed I in about three weeks. Three men are working on the project at present. This stage is estimated to cost $108,000. It is referred to as the pool administration block containing an upper and lower level. On the upper level are the swimmers change rooms, the pool control centre, public washrooms and a small lounge. The lower level has a large meeting room with kitchen facilities, an arts and crafts room, a pool equipment room and furnace and boiler room. Total expenditures to date have been $90,472. With receipts amounting to $105,512. A bank loan of $45,000 was taken out and is in the receipts figure. This was necessary to complete Stage one. A provincial government recreation capital grant amounting to $20,434 is being awaited, plus donations, to repay the bank loan. Council also heard reports on vandalism which is occurring at the Sportsplex. Stage 2, of the Sportsplex is for an open swimming pool, decking and small wading pool. It is hoped that it can be completed in time for swimming in the summer of 1972 and this can only be done if sufficient donations are made to the Coaldale and District Sportsplex Fund to cover the cost estimated earlier about $65,000. Paving underway BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - Department of highways crews working in conjunction with town of Blairmore crews are laying a hot mix of surface along the Blairmore main street. The street was torn up during the summer when the town laid more than one mile of new steel water mains along the main street to replace the wood slave mains that were giving the town leakage problems. The paving project now un derway is a temporary job and proper paving will be done next year. ANGUS SHORTT Dutkt Unlimited A DIVER TAKES OFF Divers are: Canvasback, Redhead, Scaup, Ring-necked, Goldeneye, Bufflehedd, Ruddy, Scoters, ^)lclsg|yaw, Harlequin and Eiders, dll make a running take off. They head into the wind and patter over the surface, their big paddle-like feet giving extra forward momentum. On calm days, the bigger, fatter birds require a long run before rising clear of the water. Taber to hid for '73 summer games Mdoy, September 17, 1971 - THI LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 Wants province to run lotteries COALDALE (HNS) - Town council here wants lotteries to be run by the provincial gov ernment to reduce the cost of health and education. A resolution was recently approved to be presented to the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association convention to be held this fall. The resolution is as follows. "Now therefore be it resolved that the provincial government undertake all future Sweepstake Lotteries to be run in the province of Alberta with the exception of any lottery under the given sum of $5,000. 1. The said Sweepstake Lottery will be run three or four times annually. 2. The profits from these pro-vincially run lotteries will be used to reduce the cost of health and education taxes throughout the province." Taber ice centre has busy schedule Ambulance service to stop BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) - Ernest Fantin of Blairmore announced this week that as of Oct. l, he will no longer operate Fantins Ambulance Service in the Crowsnest Pass towns. Mr. Fantin stated that the action was necessary due to increased costs and other problems. The service is the only one in the Crowsnest Pass district. TABER (HNS) - A bid to have the 1973 Southern Alberta Summer Games held at Taber was approved Tuesday by the Taber Recreation Board, and will be referred to the Taber Regional Recreation Council for implementation. The decision to request the 1973 games came following a discussion on the possibility of holding the games here next year. The recreation board felt that, though the recreation complex is ideally suited for the program, the present lack of tennis courts and track facilities demanded a year de-ferrment. The board was advised by program director Miss Yvonne Mclvor that the Taber District stood only sixth out of eight districts at the Games at Claresholm this year, though the 35 medals showed proficiency in female swimming, slow pitch and archery. The local board also authorized Miss Mclvor to attend a field 'hockey clinic at Calgary later this month, held under the sponsorship of the department of youth. A report covering swimming pool revenue showed total receipts at $7,063.79 for the year as compared with $6,512.74 for last year, the increase due, at least in part, to the favorable weather conditions. Swimming lessons accounted for $1,690, season tickets $2,022 single admissions $3,232.29 and pool rental $119.50. Revenue Odor problem not solved COALDALE (HNS) - Town council is concerned about the strong odor in the town eminat-ing from the chicken ranch just south of the town limits. Numerous complaints have been received. The owners will be informed of the concern. From earlier complaints, the matter had been turned over to the senior public health inspector James McQuillan. In correspondence it stated the premises had been investigated and a deodorant was used, but the problem hasn't been solved. AVAILABLE NOW AT . CASH REBATES UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Corner of 3rd Avenue and 3rd Street South OPEN TILL 9:00 P.M. EVENINGS Phone 327-2805 Rebates are available on the follow- ing cars left in stockl k 3 Gremlins ? 1 Javelin ? 1 Hornet * 3 Matadors * 4 Ambassadors EXAMPLE 1971 AMBASSADOR With Air Conditioning Power * leering, power brakes, V-8, automatic, electric wipers, radio and many other options. OUR SALES PRICE ... $3882 AMERICAN MOTORS REBATE ... ....... $ 115 NOW YOUR TOTAL COil $3697 UIIDDVI Thi* h a limi,ed .inie offer!l A" "71 American Motors Cart � �Willi I  are qt clear-Out Prices plus Rebate! We ate also clearing out all our used car inventory to make room for the 1972 Models arriving shortly. ALL PRICED TO CLEAR  INQUIRE ABOUT GRAIN IN TRADE  LOW RATE FINANCING  NO DOWN PAYMENT from the sauna baths came to $228.50 for the three-months summer period. Revenue from the portable pool provided by the district council at Enchant, Vauxhall, Hays and Grassy Lake came to $762.61, down more than $100 from the $871.37 taken in last year. Sparwood teachers SPARWOOD (HNS) - Teachers on the staff of the Spar-wood Elementary School are: Mrs. Gladys Borsato, kindergarten; Grade 1, Airs. Ann Paskovitch, Mrs. C. B a h e r, Clinic Sept. 23 CARDSTON (HNS) - Nutrition Canada clinics will be held in the Cardston Elementary School on Sept. 23. An advance party will be visiting the Spring Coulee area Sept. 15, to make final arrangements for the survey. They will approach the families chosen to participate and enlist their cooperation. Nutrition Canada means a free medical and dental examination and a dietary interview for people in this area. Transportation is to be provided for all those taking part, if needed, as well as baby sitting services. The purpose of this national nutrition survey is to provide information on the nutritional well-being of Canadians for planning of public health programs and for developing food legislation. To obtain additional information on Nutrition Canada-pi e a s e contact your local Health Unit. Mrs, R. Gagnon; Grades 1-2, Mrs. C. Godfrey.. Grade 2, Mrs. Margaret Chat-terson, Miss J. Trotzuk, Mrs. C. Villene. Mrs. Mary Urbash, Grades 2-3. Grade 3. Mrs. Faye Houston. Grade 4, Mrs. D. Lissa, Mrs. D. Taverner. Mrs. V. Pelland, Grades 4-5. Grade 5, L. Hyggen, Gordon Winstanley. Grade 6, Mrs. C. Hughes, Mrs. D. Pecknold, Paul Kusnir. Grade 7, R. Taverner, S. Godfrey. There are 730 pupils registered at the school. At the end of June there were 608. The Board approved setting up after school activity programs for elementary school students at two locations, Dr. Hamraan School and one school north of the highway, possibly Central. These programs, to be held one or two evenings each week, will be conducted by Miss Bronwyn Ellingson who received training this summer and two University of Leth-bridge students, on a volunteer basis - arts and crafts, games and other activities are planned. Coaldale club to meet Monday COALDALE (HNS) - Coaldale Wayfarer Girls Club will hold its first meeting in the new season at 6 p.m. Monday. Sept. 20 in the lower auditorium of the Coaldale Mennonite Conference Church. The club is open to all girls, regard less of denomination, nine years of age and over. Many interesting activities are being planned report the leaders. Pension clinic dates are set Three information clinics will be sponsored by the Lethbridge district office of the Canada Pension Plan, according to manager J. C. "Fern" Boa chard. They will be held at Fort Macleod, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the town hall. At the Nanton town hall from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Sept. 30, and at the Claresholm town hall Sept. 30, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. G. R. "Rollie" Stewart of the Lethbridge office will be in charge of the clinics. Information on the Canada Pension Plan, old age security and guaranteed income supplement will be available. Mr. Stewart will also provide assistance in the filing of applications to those who are now, or soon will be eligible for any of the benefits. TABER (HNS) - Ice in the arena by the Oct. 1, weekend is scheduled by the recreation board, conditional on completion of minor repairs to a refrigerator pumping unit assured by the equipment suppliers. The community centre will become a hive of activity after that date, with minor hockey recently organized for the winter months and curling the chief interest of other enthusiasts. A report tabled at the recreation board meeting Tuesday covered a donation of $500 from the minor hockey association, of which $250 went toward the installation of a trophy case and the balance toward purchase of cutlery and dishes for the centre kitchen, most of which has been received. The board authorized a cost estimation for installing flood lighting for the lobby trophy case. Minor hockey has made an appeal to the public for hockey equipment not being used, including uniforms and playing equipment, which might be made available for youngsters who cannot afford to purchase same. The board took under consideration a request from the Greg Pilling Hockey School for ice time for two weeks the latter half of July, 1972. The board felt that the short mid-summer time ice would be required would make the project uneco- nomical for either the school or the recreation board, and possibly both. However, no decision was reached. Three applications for the vacant seat on the recreation board, occasioned by the departure from Taber of Mrs. Elaine Karras, were reviewed by the board and a recommendation is being made to the town council for appointment. Finally, approval was given to setting up a program for senior citizens in one of the auditorium balcony rooms, to which an open invitation to the older people of town and district will be extended. Scholarship winner named RAYMOND (HNS) - Mrs. Brandon Scott president of the Raymond Municipal Hospital Auxiliary has announced th* $50 scholarship from the auxiliary for 1971 has been awarded to Marianne Evans. The scholarship is for graduates from the Raymond high school entering nurses training. Miss Evans is the daughter of Mr. and Airs. A. G. Evans, she with the three runners-up for the award Rebecca Rodeback, Maureen Bridge and Tanya McClain, will take their training at the University Hospital, Edmonton. LOGGING CONTRACTOR Required Immediately In Creston area of East Kootenays to produce 6 loads per day. Contact Crestbrook Forest Industries Ltd., at Cran-brook 426-6241 or Creston 428-2244, after office hours contact Mr. Sid Brass, divisional Forest Superintendent at 428-4051. American Motors unprecedented price rebates are in effect until Sept. 23rd.f^�nAi^ Rebates: New 1971 Gremlin_______$125. New 1971 Hornet__________15a New 1971 Matador._______175. New 1971 Javelin________185. New 1971 Ambassador...185. American Motors (Canada) Limited will refund to each buyer directly on receipt of the Rebate Advice and Retail Delivery Report Card from the dealer. Act o*w while these rebates are still in effect! SEE YOUR NEAREST AMERICAN MOTORS DEALER IMMEDIATELY. ;