Irrigation Water Turned Into Canals
Water was turned into the New York Canal Wednesday April 3rd to begin the 1963 Irrigation season for irrigation laterals on the Arrowrock division of the Boise Project Royce VanCurren, project manager has announced. The Board of Control in their meeting Wednesday set the allotment of water under Arrowrock and Lake Lowell at 3:50 acre feet per acre beginning the start of the season. If favorable weather conditions should materialize and produce additional water the allotment will increase. Water for delivery will be available generally by April 10th. While storage is food in the reservoirs the prospect for 50 percent of normal, VanCurren said. He urges that all possible care be used in irrigation this season to get the greatest possible benefit from available water.
Hughes Resigns From Council Van Schoiack Named as Replacement
Kuna village council Monday night transacted regular business and one item not on the usual calendar. The resignation of Mel Hughes, water commissioner was received, the trustee stating that as he was not working out of the state he was tendering his resignation, The board having no alternative, accepted the resignation and voted to ask M.L. Van Schoiack to accept the vacated post. Van Schoiack was contacted and asked to appear, then accepted. Except for voting to pay bills most of the other business of the evening was discussion of various problems facing the board without taking action
$144 Checks Sent To Seven Charities From Auction Funds
Proceeds from the Kuna Charity auction have been divided with checks being sent to seven designated charities. Mrs. Frank Lakin, Auction treasure reports. Total income from the auction was $1336.38. One fourth of the amount was allotted for local use. Charities receiving checks for $144 ach are Salvation Army, United Palsy, Idaho Heart Fund, Elks Rehabilitation Center, Arthritis & Rheumatism Foundation, Idaho Cancer and Muscular Dystrophy
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Melba BYF Gives Program at 100F Home
Members of the Melba BYF of the Baptist Church went to Caldwell Off Fellows home on Sunday afternoon to entertain residents of the home. They led group singing. The BYF Orchestra played three numbers A vocal duet was presented by Vickie Fine and Vickie Miller. Inspirational talks were given by Beverly Wylie and Tom Elliott on their BYF works in the church. The young people were accompanied by their directors, Mrs. Richard Elliott and Mrs. Don Parsons also Mr. Elliott, Mrs. Floyd Fine and Mrs. John Miller.
Melba Fire Dept. Puts Out Blaze at Smith Warehouse
The Melba Fire Department was called to put out a fire under the loading dock of Smiths warehouse on Saturday morning. It was quickly taken care of without too much damage