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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, 20, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 The Herald" District Indian venture coming of age Tough policy limits drunks in cells PINCHER CREEK (HNS) Town council's policy regarding people intoxicatpd in public places here has reduced the number of drunks who have to be accom- modated m the local cells The policy was put into effect bv council in April In March 78 people were picked up by the RCMP and FHA loan to buy water system CUT BANK (Special) City council will apply for a 5 million Farmers Home Administration loan to pay for improving and expanding the Cut Bank water system At the same time, an application will be made to the Public Service Commis- sion requesting an increase in water rates so the loan can be repaid Council has authorize the engineering firm of Monson and Maierle to conduct sur- veys for the additional tran- smission line that is p'anned and fo, the site of th new water storage tank Council wants to know how much land must be acquired to pxpand the present water plant site Seldon Frisbee city solicitor, says most of the preliminary work for securing the FHA loan is out of the way except for getting the PSC approval housed in the cells lor the sobering period The council told the police to charge intoxicated people with an offence not simply give them free room and board No' the number of intox- icated people handled by the RCMP here has dropped to about 25 each month Twenty one people were arrested in August by the RCMP and charged with being intoxicated Say the RCMP "It was felt bv the police commission along with town co'-nci! that something had to changed in the town of Pincher Creek The police are now charging intoxicated persons under sec- tion 83 of the liquor control act The police are not using section 84 which, they say, gives them a free night Applicants scanty The Napi Friendship Centre has received only one applica- tion for its vacant direc- torship despite adver- tisements placed in native newspapers and Alberta dailies Oliver Soop, acting director tor the friendship centre in Pincher Creek, says Napi directors will meet Sept 26 to consider applications Anyone interested in applying may- contact acting director Soop before Friday By RUSSELL OUGHTRED Herald Staff Writer STANDOFF Kainai In- dustries has come of age, thanks partly to a million federal guarantee Established four years ago as a management and produc- tion training centre for Blood Reserve residents, the Stan- doff sectional home factory is today the largest o. its kind on Canadian reserve. And the production workers, who recently joined the carpenters' union, are currently drawing a proposed union contract With Thursday's announce- ment from Ottawa that federal authorities will post a guarantee to replace the capital interest of Wickes Mobile Home Corp the reserve's largest employer is now controlled by the band. Every two weeks 120 Kainai wrkers cash paychecks (nailing And the payroll is expected to grow as production workers, now members of Local 2998 of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners seek parity with Local 2998 members working in mobile home plants in Lethbndge The new board will meet Monday in Standoff to discuss the company's future plans No staff or administration changes are planned, says Gilbert Eagle Bear. The plant, which today produces two sectional homes every day, got off to a shaky start four years ago, despite a training program funded by the band, Canada Manpower and Indian Affairs. After a couple of years, however, Kainai was meeting production schedules and starting to pay its own way. In 1972 and 1973 Kainai reported respective profits of and 9 million Kainai's newly elected president says marketing problems contributed to last year's decline in profits. But Kainai is expecting to open up new sales areas through a recently established affilia- tion with 50 home dealers in Canada and the U.S. The million plant, which received an DREE grant, is owned by the band through Red Crow Development Corp. Eighty per cent of the com- pany's profits now return to Kainai, giving its board effec- tive control over Kainai's future The other 20 per cent goes to Red Crow. Kainai is currently selling its CMHC approved homes for an average price of Homes are handed over to owners as structurally complete shells with finished electrical systems. Plumbing is completed at the plant, but hookups to water and sewer systems are not included in the price of the home The sectional home market is strong, and Kainai is having no trouble selling its product, an industry expert says School loss amounts to SPARWOOD (HNS) A break in at the Sparwood Secondary School resulted in the loss of worth of equipment. Items stolen included two Olympic typewriters, four Victor electronic calculators and other items. South In Short New line proposed VANCOUVER (CP) British Columbia hydro consultants have completed a report on possible locations for a volt transmission line in southern B C The line will link the Nicola substation near Merntt with Cranbrook, via the South Okanagan and Trail areas The con- sultants' report, co ordmated by Ian Hayward and Associates of North Vancouver, will provide background information for a study of alternative routes by hydro and planners of the affected regional districts It outlines a number of broad corridors in which the line could be located and assesses each in terms of physical limitations, wildlife and existing land use The next step is the selection of one corridor, in which the final right of way can be located The western part of the line will need a 200 foot right of way, while the section from Trail to Cranbrook will need 400 feet Hydro says the new line is needed to integrate Kootenay Power supply in the South Okanagan and Kootenay regions and to provide possible future interties with Alberta and the U S Bank in temporary home TABER (HNS) With construction of its new premises on 53rd St. in the steel and concrete block stage, the Royal Bank is readying temporary quarters pending the completion of the new structure. The bank will open for public service shortly in the former motor rewinding building at 5211 47th Ave Milk River wins hose tourney Meal plan progresses for Cardston ill CARDSTON (HNS) The proposed "meals on wheels project for people who are ill and unable to prepare lunch in their own homes took a step closer to realization at the re- cent meeting of the Cardston Municipal Hospital Women s Auxiliary A survey shows 12 cituens dre interested in receiving the hot meals that would be provided People served will pav for the meals Auxiliary president Lois Larbon heads the "meals on wheels" planning committee She is assisted by Dorothy Scott, Hazel Brunsdale, Alice Burt and Dorothy Secretan Mrs Brunsdale said Wednesday this committee will meet prior to the Oct 9 auxiliary meeting to for- mulate a definite plan for the members to consider The auxiliary will elect of- ficers and collect dues at 1 p m Oct 9 in the hospital board room Mrs Larson will attend the annual convention at Ed monton Nov 12, 13 14 and 15 The Southern Alberta Hospital Auxiliary will meet in St Michael s General Hospital. Lethbndge, at 9 30 a m Friday Coral MacDonald will speak A hair dressing chair and drver. purchased by the aux- iliarv is now being used at the auxiliary hospital Verna Sommerfeldt is the beautician The auxiliary decided monev raised for auxiliary hospital hearing aids will be used tor lap trays The propos- ed hearing aids system will be installed when the new hospital addition is built Fair made CARDSTON (HNS) The 179 member Cardston Agricultural Society realized a profit of more than from the recent fair that drew 1 112 entries and awarded in prize monev The monev be used to help finance the new agricultural building TwenU members gathered to hear fair reports recently The societv will hold its organizational meeting at 8 p m in the town council chambers Society meets Sunday COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) The Crowsnest Pass Citizens Historical Society will meet at 7 30 p m Sunday in the Crowsnest Consolidated High School. COUTTS (HNS) The Milk River number two team won the nei County travelling trophy in recent corn petitions here. Tagged the Warner County annual hose-laying test, it dre seven teams of firefighters from Wrentham, Milk River an Coutts The Milk River number one team placed second The Coutts number one team tallied the best time for the change-a-letigth test. Milk River number two team won the make and break test. In women's change-a-length, the Milk River number two team tallied the best time Coutts smoke-eaters were second Warner County Coun. Jim Blackmer assisted Blairmore man transferred BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Emerson Brown, manager ol the local Canada manpower office for several years, has been transferred to the Calgary office. He is succeeded by Andy Saly of Lethbndge Mrs. Brown leaves her job as a teller at the Royal Bank here They resided at Blairmore for eight years Mr. and Mrs. Saly have three children They will take up residence here soon IHear more clearly without irritating background noise. Zenith's new Directional Hearing Aid. If you find that much of the sound you hear is narsh irritating noise, then ojr new Directional nearmg aid, the Royal D could be jusi right or you This comfortable aid br ngs vou clear rich sound at a pleasant level as if sottens and reduces harsh unwanted background noise from ihe side and rear Come in fora demonstration of the Poyai D or any other aid from Zenith's line of more than 20 quality aids at no or obligation Batteries for all makes of hearing aids Tne Qualify goes in before the on LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. F. A. LEISTER, Certified Hearing Aid Audiologist Helping the hard of hearing since 1943 Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 327-2272 Prices effective to Saturday closing September 21st, 1974. We reserve the right to limit quantities. Government Inspected Canada Grade A Beef SIRLOIN S I All L-MART Meats are Government Inspected and 100% Guaranteed to Satisfy B.C. NEW CROP MAC APPLES WEST MARGARINE LUNCHEON MEAT KAM Crnimreitlfiriii GOVERNMENT INSPECTED CANADA GRADE 'A' REEF T-BONE or CLUB STEAKS 60VERNMENT INSPECTED CHOICE YOUNG ALBERTA PORK Ib. 3lb.mtwt.pkg. IB R uufcniimcil i cu bnuibc i uunu MLBCR 55 PORK BUTT ROASTS Boneless or Stuffed. Ib. GOVERNMENT INSPECTED 'BREAKFAST DELIGHT' SLICED Regular Bicon Bicon and Cheese. 12 oz. net wt. tin buvcnnmcn i marcb i cu onci SIDE BACON 1lb.mtwt.pkg. KRAFT SINGLES GOVERNMENT INSPECTED 'OLYMPIC' CHEESE SLICES 99 COOKED MEATS 4 Varieties. 6 oz. net wt. pkg HEINZ STRAINED BABY FOOD Except MM! Dinners. 4.5 fl. ez. jar KRAFT SUM BOWL SALAD 99 o FROZEN FOODS BANQUET DINNERS Chicken, Turkey, Meat Loaf, Salisbury Steak I LONG AND CUT SPAGHETTI OR CUT MACARONI CREAMETTES 2 iwt 11 oz. net wt. pkg. McCAINS VALLEY FARM FRENCH FRIES ROW.NTREES ASSORTED CHOCOLATE BARS 2 Ib net wt pkg FRASERVALE PEAS 2 tb wt pkg DOG FOOD-BEEF GAINSBURGERS 72oz.mtirt.pkg. 63 1 2 ASSORTED COLORS KLEENEX TOWELS 39 19 2 roll pkg JOHNSONS SPANISH PEANUTS 1 Ib wt Dkq DETERGENT LUX LIQUID 24 fl 01 twin ;