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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta April 7, 1973 THB UTHBRIDGE HERALD 33 showered with gifts COWLEY (HNS) Friends and neighbors here and from Lundbreck gathered for a post- nuptial shower to honor Mrs Douglas Rigby, nee Mary Dwjer It took place uti 'lie Cowley Community Hall Mrs. Bernard Smith was in charge of the arrangements Mrs J Thiber" acted as mas- fer of ceremonies while Mrs Kathleen Krasman, Mrs. Rig- cousin, presided at the guest book, Mrs. Thibert entertained with a few games before making the presentation of home making items on behalf of the commu- nity Many gifts from individ- uals weie also received She will return to her teach- ing post on the staff of the Let'i- bridge Community College At the end of May she mil join her husband who is row work- ing with urban development at Ottawa Priscillas serve lunch at auctions CARM A N GAY (HNS) Priscilla Club members served lunch at the recent Joe Laczo farm auction sale and will do it again at the Hauser Broth- ers feim auction sale Acnl 10 Edith became a member of the club Pauline Rcsenkrantz will be hostess for the April meeting DISTRICT Taber and MD increase burden on taxpayers for school plan By ROSS GIBB Herald News Service TABER As the result of increased equalization assess- ment figures set by the depart- ment of municipal affairs, the Town of Taber and the MD of Taber will collect from taxpay- ers and pay to the school foun- dation program more than they did last year. The town's equalized assess- ment on which the school foun- dation requisition of 30 mills is based increased from to over the year, the increase costing the town taxpayers an additional In the Taber MD the assess- ment rose from to the increase of 260 requiring an additional 257 Total school foundation requi- sitions this year amount to an increase of about 6 35 per cent above the pre- vious year, 1055 per cent for the town and 4 07 per cent for the municipal district. To be received in the form of incentive grants in each case will be paid amounting to 50 mills on the equalized assess- ment provided the 1973 budget for municipal purposes is not increased by more than 7.5 per cent for the year or 22.5 per cent over the subsequent three years. The assessment fig- ures on which taxes are col- lected increased over the past year from to 090 for the town, and from to for the municipality (figures subject to minor John Polak sheltered in coke oven NATAL (HNS) John Polak, of Sparwood, lecently retired electrical foreman for Kaiser Resources Limited, started life in an unused coke oven. Mr Polak, born at Fernie in 1908, the year that city burn- ed to the ground, retired in March after some 37 years ser- to the coal mining indus- try Along with other refugees from Fernie, he was taken by CPR boxcar to nearby Hosmer and placed in an unused coke oven for safety while the fire progressed After receiving his education in Fernie, John went to Washington, D C where he en- rolled in the Bliss Electrical School, emerging in June, 1927, with a parchment diploma which he still has. Salvation Army envoys Pickering, Colton say goodbye To sing hymns FORT MACLEOD (Special) regular "hymn sing" at the Salvation Army Citade' April 29 will feature the Cen- tennial Singers Other guests will be Major and Mrs. Clar- ence Burrows FORT MACLEOD (Special) Members of the Salvation Army Corps and friends gath- eied to say farewell to envoys Carc'e Pickering and Darlene Co ton The two lay-officers came to Foit Macleod 18 months ago and have now been transferred to Vermillion. During the "hymn-sing" eve- ning, they were presented with farewell gifts from Pioneer Lodge guests and from the corps Among guests at the party were Capt and Mrs. Ron But- cher and Mapr Joan Pierce of Lethbndge The corps is now under the command of Captain and Mrs Clifford Nichol. They have come here from Calgary Carrier Number 1 Cond. IIOT no V Wizard of Oz on time TABER (HNS) Despite three weeks of lost rehearsal time due to the teachers' strike, W. R. Myers High School's presentation of the Wizard of Oz will meet its previously an- nounced dates of April 12, 13 and 14 Student performances will take place April 10 for Grades 5 through 8 of Taber schools, and April 11 for Grades 9 through 12 of Myers school. The cast comprises 65 stu- dents under the direction of Malcolm Edwards, musical di- rector with 20 students in the orchestra. SAVE BIG ON BTU'S SAVE UP TO 15 TO BTUs SAVE UP TO TO BTUs SAVE UP TO TO BTUs PRICES AT PRE-SEASON LOW! Hair dryer, frying pan for hospital CARMANGAY (HNS) The Lionettes have presented the Little Bow Hospital with a hair dryer for patients' use and a large electric fry pan for the kitchen. Carmangay Lionettes have accepted an invitation to meet with the Lethbndge Lionettes April 17 at Encksen's Family Restaurant One new member. Mrs. Sharon Silsbe, joined the club. List events FORT MACLEOD (Special) The fort Macleod Centennial Society will soon be mailing a calendar of events to some 6.000 former residents and interest- ed people to the up- coming celebrations ROOM UNITS are worth looking into Carrier Touch Con'rol Comfort Cen'er Mulli-Scsed Cooling Solid Slale Fan Speed Coniro! High Efficiency VenjiiaJion Exhaust Consols Flexible Asr Fiow Con- Irol Aulomalic EvenTemp Thermoslaf ExJra Large. Washable Filler WeaitierAmor Cabmei BIG SELECTION! 9 Styles 35 Models to BTU's Act Bargain Days End April 30 Breathe easier all year around with electric climate makers! CAU TODAY FOR A FREE ESTIMATE! SHEET METAL 1709 2nd Ave. S. LTD. 328-5973 WEDDING Wedding Order QUESTION AND ANSWER CtKCULAt ou on, THf HEWALD HmtTtM lax S16 Cor 7ih Si 1 S'h The school got him a job in the steel mills at Garry, In- diana, but after a year there, he came back to Fernie and worked for the Crows Nest Pass Coal Company at Coal Creek. In 1929, he went to Ocean Falls to work in a paper mill, but left there because of the climate and went to Regina, where he worked for the Mont- real Engineering Company for three years. Then the depression struck and John, like many others, be- came one of a great army of unemployed. On Nov. 19, 1936, he returned to Michel and took a position with Crows Nest Pass Coal Company, former op- erators of the KRL mining in- dustry, and stayed there un- til retiring this year. The Sunday Hour TV appearance for singers FORT MACLEOD (Special) Fort Macleod Centennial Singers, the dream child come true of Mrs. Marjone Hart and Mrs. Louise Collar, had grown beyond all expectations. TTie two women had been as- sociated with junior church choirs for several years and found they could only work with small groups in their churches, the United and Anglican so they Del Bonita Wildlife Club presents awards to sportsmen By ERNIE DALTON Herald News Service DEL BONITA The Del Bonita Wildlife Club recently held its annual awards night in the school. President Ken Robinson kept the program moving with some good stories of bjegone days Four films were shown and then trophies were awarded 1st trout was won by Ray Dalton 2nd trout won by Joe Grunin- ger. 1st pike won by Leon Zim- merman. 2nd pike won by Martin Entz 1st goose won by John Wipf 2nd goose won by Ron Dalton 1st duck won by Ernie Hill- mer. 2nd duck won by Jim New- ton. 1st pheasant won by Bernie Powlesland. 2nd pheasant won by Jim Cook. 1st antelope won by Ken Rob- 2nd antelope won by Darrel Koskewich. 1st big game won by Hubert West for Elk. 1st deer won by Ernie Hill- mer 2nd deer won by David New- ton. The trophies were donated by local businesses and local peo- ple, also from business people in Magrath, Raymond, bridge and Cardston. Leth- decided to join forces and now have a 65-voice all-girl choir known as the Centennial Sing- have been practising ers. They three times a week this past month getting ready for spring appearances. They will appear on the Sunday Hour television program on Easter Sunday at 930 am. and pm. The station is only able to accom- modate 52 of the girls. Locally, they will have their spring concert on May 3 and will appear at the Fort Mac- leod Band concert April 15. They will be guests of the Salvation Army April 29 They sing in all Fort Mac- leod churches, as their mem- bers are of all denominations. The girls are from 10 to 14 years of age. 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