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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -----------------------------lueiclay, September 2V, 1770 THE LE1HBRIDCF. HERALD J Spanvood Pout Office Gains Approval INDUCTION SERVICES Rev. Leslie Smith, left, is con- gratulated by Rev. Dave Hewlett of Milk River follow- ing his induction as minister of the Foremost United Church. Rev. Smith replaces Rev. Jim Ford who was trans- ferred to Campbell River, B.C. Rev. Smith is formerly of Kyle, Saskatchewan. Induction services were conducted by Rev. Hewlett, minister of the Milk River United Church. Rodeo Reaffirms Donation Of To Taber Centre TABER (HNS) The Taber Rodeo Association will fulfill its commitment of a dona- tion to the community centre building fund, it was announced following a recent meeting of the association executive. A net return from the Aug. 3 race meet of was reported Voters' List Nearly Ready At Cranbrook CRANBROOK (Special) The voter's list for the Decem- ber municipal elections closes Wednesday. Registered property-holders are automatically listed but also eligible for listing and ballot on all but money bylaws are ten- ant-electors and resident-elec- tors. With age 19 years, and Cana- dian citizenship or British sub- ject qualification, this widens the scope considerably. Only additional qualification is six months minimum residence in the municipality. Property-owners, tenant-elec- tors and resident-electors fa the wide 1070 city extension area fully qualify as long as they fulfil the above qualifications. Following registration closure Wednesday the preliminary listing is posted. Qualified voters not listed have until Nov. 1 to register for the court of revision which starts lo exam- ine applications for revised and final listing. This time last year candi- dates were already lining up for the December vote, but in- terest this year appears at a low ebb. Cons traction Takes Leap At Natal NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Value of building covered by permits in the Regional District of East Kootenay is practically double what it was last year at the same time. Total till the end of August this year is com- pared to about million for the first eight months of 1969. Seventy building and plumb- ing permits were issued in Aug- ust. The tolal of in- cludes for a copper de- velopment plant to be built on the Bull River by Placid Oil. at the meeting, with approxi mately half that amount report ed surplus from the rodeo. The donation leaves the asso- ciation in much the same fi nancial position as at the be- ginning of the season. Discussions at the meeling centred on improving the an nual rodeo for greater specta tor appeal, and renovations tc the grounds to make them more versatile particularly a. far as grandstand seating is concerned. No date was set for the nex meeting of the officers. How ever, George Reti, Dr. Darwin H. Lund, and town council's representative Wayne L. Gougj were named as a nominating committee to present a slate o officers when the associatioi reconvenes. 1971's rodeo will take place over the Victoria Day holiday May 23 and 24, with the Roping Club's horse show expected to be a n n o u n c e d for Saturday, May 23. No Decision On Lagoons Construction TABER (HNS) No deci- sion was reached at a special meeting of officials of the Town of Taber when tenders were opened covering construction o! sewage lagoons and other work relative to Phase I of the town's sewage treatment program. Tenders were from Tri-Way Construction Co. of Chris t i n a Lake, B.C. for West Winds Construction Ltd., Leth- bridge for Shannon Construction Ltd., Calgary 154; and Town of Taber Present for the opening ol bids was Robert Vickerman ol the town's engineers Reid, Crowther and Partners who wili study the capabilities of the contractors in view of the April 1, 1971 deadline for completion, following this he will make E recommendation to council though the result is obvious. Early start of work, may be delayed by formalities of fur- ther approval by the Depart- ment of Health, borrowing ap- proval by the Local Authorities Board, and financial arrange- ments with' CMHC who will provide the necessary funds. Councillors stressed the need for commencement cf earth- work at a veiy early date so this part of the job can be com- pleted by freeze up, and "all baste" will be urged in obtain- ing the green light for go-ahead on the job. COUNTRY NEWS These Are fheLetltkidge Herald Correspondents !n Your Area PINCHER CREEK AND BROCKET KORINE YEUOW HORN Brocket PINCHER CREEK MRS. EDWARD fUNN (Special Correspondent) Box 213 WRENTHAM MRS. RALPH WHiTRQW P.O. tn 11 CLARESHOfM PAUL ANDERSEN....................P.O. Box 248 COUTTS MRS. ALICE HACKE............... Generol Deliaery MASiNASIN MRS. FRANCIS MUEllER P.O. Box 329, Milk River COAIDAIE MRS. PETER TYMBURSKI..................Box 1005 Contact these people for yoyr District News or Classified Advertising Parcel Of Land To Be Sold NATAL U1NS) At the last regular meeting of the Distric of Spanvood council the only commercially zoned lot in the residential area of the township was priced and offered for sale The lot is a triangular pares of about one acre ill size and is located on the river sidi of Pine between the mobili home lots and the designate! recreation area. The lot was zoned commer cial so that a confectionery am possibly a coin-op laundroma' could be established to service the heavily populated residen tial zone in that part of Spar- wood. A minimum price of 000 was established by counci and the lot will be advertisec and put up for bid in the next few weeks. Mayor John Thomson report- ed that recent interest in a con- fectionery business in lower Sparwood had been shown by Mr. Charlie Wong of Warner, Alberta. Mr. Wong visited the district recently and was shown the lot. Final approval was also given to the Post Office De- partment for its new building for Spanvood. The final plans for the British Columbia Tele- phone Company's new ex- change building in Eparwooc also received approval by coun- cil. The funeral home proposer, by John Salus of Fernie wil be permitted to utilize 50 per cent of lot 18. Mr. Salus was also granted a side entrance for the building. Council also gave approva' to rough plans for a law office and real estate office for one of UTS institutional lots in Spar wood. The approval, given to Alex Anderson, is subject to submission of detailed plans and a performance bond. A representative of Rode- woldt Construction presented preliminary sketches for a pro- posed building to house seven 1 n d e pendent merchants who wish to be included. It will give all the buildings the same appearance, and will provide a covered walkway for window shoppers who wish to go from building to building. In an effort to beat the weather the contractor request- ed permission to pour a slab on the basis of his rough draw- ings rather than the finished drawings which will take sev- eral days lo finalize. Permis- sion for the early start was granted provided all other re- quirements such as perform- ance bonds are met and with the understanding that the con- struction firm will not progress beyond the slab. An enquiry was received from the Regional District of East Kootenay in regard to the availability of lots in Spanvood for Natal homes which could be moved. It was previously reported that Central Mortgage and Housing can release lots they are holding for this pur- pose. The B.DEK also asked if any action has been taken in regard to a survey of the need for public housing. Council de- cided to leave the enquiry in Geldert Rescues Curling By MARY TYMBUItSKI Herald News Service COALDALE The Southern County of Lethbridge Regional Recreation Board has decided to attempt to takeover the op- erations of the Coaldate Cur- ling Club on a trial basis for the 1970-71 season of the Coaldale Curling Club. It involves rink management and programming. The decision was made at a recent board meeting. Tentative methods whereby this can be done were discuss- ed. It was felt that with renova- tions to the premises and plant the overall operations would be improved to make it financially possible. However, it was clearly stressed that, it would be "on a trial basis only." If finances for the improve- ments could not be obtained or when in operation the rink iocs not prove to be financial- ly feasible Hie takeover will lie discontinued. W. D. Geldert says the pub- jc is requested to participate n the curling, skating and pro- motion. Public skating can only be >rogramcd if the finances'per- mit. According to Mr. Geldert greater participation can be ealizcd if there is family curl, ing, casual curling in addition to bonspiels. abeyance until after eviction is at month-end. n'.unbcr GO to estab- lish fire limits within the Dis- trict of Kparwood was given fourth and final reading and adopted. The bylaw adopts ll'-o fire limits as set out in the National Building Code. Butle Streets Undergo Number Change PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) Town council has passed a by- law which provides for the numbering of the streets and the re-numbering of houses and properties to correspondL with the street numbers. The following street. names have keen changed High Street to First Street North; Maple Street to Second Street North; Oak Street to Third Street North; Centre Street to Fourth Street North and South; Home Street to Fifth Street North; Lake Street to Sixth Street North; West Street to Seventh Street North; Short Street to Eighth Street North; Angus Drive to Third Street Street South; Clarence Street to Fifth Street South and How- ard Street to Sixth Street South. All avenues will remain the same. Council approved the houses and property numbers as pre- pared by the secretary. Resi- dents will he advised of their new house numbers as soon as signs indicating the street num- bers are installed. Residents are required by the bylaw to put up their new house num- bers within 60 days of receipt of notice. Council is n o w planning for the upgrading of the east- cm portion of Rogers Avenue in 1971. When completed, Rog- ers Avenue will be a paved connecting link between Alber- ta Highway No. 23 and the dis- trict highway running to Coal- dale. In other council news, coun- cil instructed the secretary to arrange a meeting with offi- cials of Canadian Sugar Facto- ries to discuss plans for better drainage on Rogers Avenue, fronting the sugar factory. The matter of selling parcel R which is now zoned for industrial use and the two com- mercial properties on Jamie- son A' enue was discussed. The finance committee was in- structed to bring in a report to the next meeting. LJ Littering by high school stu- dents during their lunch hour was brought up, and council decided to place litter barrels in front of the Elks Hall, tile post office and the hotel coffee shop. Council accepted with regret the resignation of Kenneth Dalglicsh who was the town representative on the County of Lethbridge. School Committee. Council will set the nomination day for this position at the regular October meeting. Contacts were awarded to Paul Plumbing. Batty Electric and C and A Sheet Metal for skating rink dressing room cons'-uction. Council also ap- proved rental of the library building lo C. Verhoef for a nursery school and to Mrs. C. Lintell for kindergarten class- es. John Boone, Barons Eureka Health Unit social worker, was granted permission to use the library building for his office if b.e finds he requires a larger office. Swimmers Raise In Foremost Venture FOREMOST (Special) A total of 28 swimmers raised total of ?8I3 in the recent Mvimnthon huld at the Fore- most swimming pool. Due (o inc'ioment the event was postponed from its original weekend schedule to a mid-week dale, probably affecting the number of swim- mers taking part. The money raised is (o be used by Foremost Lions club, operators of the pool, to re- duce the deficit incurred dur- ing the season. The pool an- nually runs at a loss, but (lie Lions club absorbs the cost as a part of its community ser- vice program. This year additional expendi- tures totalling more than 400 have been made. A new water heater was installed, a new chlorinatur and the re-wir- ing of the electrical system. Swimmers were sponsored at a certain amount for each length completed. They were limited to a maximum of 40 lengths or 20 minutes, which- ever was the shorter. Most of those taking part completed the 40 lengths. Fastest swimmer was Cam- eron Wallman of Foremost with a time of 15 minutes, eight seconds, narrowly beating out lifeguard John Wolfe, 15 min- utes, 30 seconds. Five year old Donna Ar- nold, daughter of Lions club past president Vem Arnold, was the youngest lo try. Don- na mac'e four lengths of the pool. Top individual money earners were itoseannc Foss with SUB and .Sandra Undrik with BriA us 1 rip Wciliiesda v COALDALE MlNSl The Southern 11 c gional Recreation Board is organizing a bus trip and picnic to Walerton Park for Wednesday for all senior citizens CO and over raiding within the borders of the Coun- ty of Letlibridgc. south of the Oldman River. Further infor- mation is available at 345-3745 and 345-3275. The bus will depart from the recreation office at Coaldale Wednesday morning at nine o'clock. LAUNCH SKASON NOBLEFORD (HNS) Members of the Nobleford Uni- ted Church Women's Group have launched the fall season. A number of activities are planned with the ne.xt meeting in the church October 7 at 3 p.m. SflllSfe j -wji '-jst ;Si% Its like an instant replay. -a- --'Wf" you another chanc to look at the action? "At the Commerce, we know there's nothing more frustrating than trying to figure out what bills you paid and when you paid them, if you haven't got a record. So we keep your chequing account in order for you. We send you a monthly itemized statement. And all your cancelled cheques. A Commerce Personal Chequing Account is a low cost, convenient way of paying all your bills. You can also transfer funds. Even make loan payments. All automatically. It's one of the many ways more of us do more for you at the Commerce." CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE c 1 Hlpre of us do more for you at the Comme ;