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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wodnoidoy, April 36, 1972 IKE IE1HBRIDGE HEHAID X Burt outlines DINNER AT BEN'S Coaldale Kote Andrews High School students and Ed far right, studenl counsellor, eat dinner at Ben's Delicatessen ot Montreal. Ryan, MEET JEAN BELkVEAU Twenly students and Iwo teachers from Coaldalc's Kate Andrews High School meet hockey great Jean Beltveau at Montreal. He presented bronze medallions to each student. 'Great, wonderful., fantastic' trip to Montreal for students COAUMLE (HNS) Will) memories Irmling behind them, 20 students from Kale Andrews High School, Coaklale, returned from Canada after spending a holiday as gucsLs of the Kiwanis Club of Montreal. The students described their experience as "won- and va- rious other superlatives. It all began when the 1G girls, four boys and their teacher-su- pervisors, Ed Ryan and Dcloy W i g h L, left CoaklalR for Cai- gary and the Air Canada flight to Montreal. For all the students the flight was a first-lime event and pro- vided a thrilling experience. A grant from Ihe de- partment of the secretary of stale covered Ihe cost of the air travel lo and from Montreal. At Dorval Airport, Montreal, the group was met by members of the Kiwanis Club of Mon- treal and reporters of various Montreal E n g 1 i s h-language newspapers w h o interviewed the students. Several of the youngsters ON THE WAY An High School students .1 u cl y Me lire r :uul l-'rank ScMwnie! perform a hti- mnroiis skit on Hie way to Montreal. The; hands belong to Mr. Scliimmcl. Action luecliiig set Action Canada will hold its organizational meeting for the Medicine Hat federal con- stituency at the Medicine ITr.L Public Library May at 8 p.m. vSpcakers al Ihe meeting will he Mary Cachrmie, a prospec- livc Action Canada candid ate for Calgary, am! Dennis Ander- son, chairman of the Alberta council of Action Canada. were interviewed later in the week on CFCF-TV. A bus with a large welcome banner reading "Kiwanis Club of Montreal welcomes students from Coaldale, Alberta" whisk- ed the students to Ihe down- town YMCA where they resided for the next three days. During this period of time the students explored the down- town section of Montreal, visit- ing Place Ville Marie, Place Bonavcnture, Dominion Square, Central Station, and the Impe- rial Bank of Commerce Build- ing. They roile Ihe Metro and browsed through the many shops, stores and boutiques along crowded St. Catherine's St. Students spent a very enler- laiiiing and enjoyable day as guests of Jim Wilson and his wife, Florence, in their cabin in the Lanrentians north of Mon- treal. It was really a fun day filled with sing-songs, skits, games and snowball fights. The Kate Andrews students were special dinner guests of the City of Montreal at the fa- mous Hclcne de Champlaiti restaurant on SL Helen's Is- land, At the luncheon emblematic key-chain gifts were presented to the students by Sic! Wise of the Montreal city council. Prior to the dinner the stu- dents were given a tour of the pavilions on the site of Man and His World, La Monde and Habitat. John Beliveau of the Mon- treal Canadiens met Die young- sters and took them through the Montreal Forum, signed autographs, and presented each .student, with a bronze gift me- dallion, After Louring CFCF televi- sion station the students attend- ed (be televising of the televi- sion show, Like Young. The history of early Canada was highlighted through a guided tour of Old Montreal. Included in this tour were: visits to Place D'Armcs, the magnificent Notre Dame Cath- edral, place Jacques Cartier, fiasco's Hotel, Bonsecour1s Market, Chateau rie Ramezay antl monuments to Lord Nelson and Sienr de Maisonneuve, the founder of Montreal. Chinese dinner al R u b y Koo's Canada's largest and most famous restaurant: smoked meat sandwiches at Ben's Delicatessen and a Ki wanian banquet at Commerce House were all part of the ex- citing nipM-clay program. As well, the students took in a tour of the Montreal water- front, harbor and the St. Law- rence Seaway at the St. Lam- bert Locks. Following this, a maple sugaring-off party was held at SI. Anne de Bellevue. A rock-and-roll party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Couray in Mount Royal was one of the highlights. Coaldale cheese brought along for tho occasion was a big hit with ev- eryone. The group travelled by CN to Ottawa and were given a spe- cial tour of the city. Students toured the Parliament Build- ings, University of Ottawa, the War Museum, the Royal Mini, the Museum of Science and Technology and saw the Cha- teau Laurier, the Governor- Genera I's residence, Prime Minister Trudeau's home and Kockcliffe Park. The House of Commons was in recess but the students were welcomed by Lethbridge MLA D e a n e Gundlock's secretary, presented with pins, and given Parents favor small schools IRON SPRINGS James Nicol of Coalhurst, chairman of the education committee of the County of L-cthbridgc No. 26, spoke at the recent meet ing of the 1 ron Springs Home and School Asso- ciation. A delegation of parents from Turin attended. Mr. Nicol spoke on (he oper- ation of the small school and financial aspects involved. A discussion took place fol- lowing his address. Parents were in favor of keeping smalt schools in operation in prefer- ence to transporting the chil- dren to larger centres. They felt that the smaller .school, with a smaller enrol- ment, offered the pupils in- struction and attentio. on a more personal basis than was possible in the larger .schools, It was also decided to donate lo the Piclure Butte High School Band. the opportunity of phoning home. On the final day a special visit to Quebec City was ar ranged with a guided tour by the Kiwanis Club of Quebec City. Since about 90 per cent of its residents are French-speak- ing it was like stepping into a foreign but very friendly and gracious country. Highlights of the visit to Que- bec City included touring Lava University, Place Laurier. tho Citadel Chateau Fronlenac, and the diorama at Musee riu Fort. During the final five days of the visi! the students were guests of Kiwanians in their homes in such widely-sep- arated areas of Montreal as Mount Royal, Longneuil, Hair d'Urfe. St. Lambert, KirkJand and Rosemere. 10-point JL CAHDSTON (HNS) nier mayor Dennis Burl was 1 elected president of the C.nd- i ston Chamber of Commerce at t h e recent reorganizational i meet ing, j An enthusiastic group those j a complete new shite of of- ficers, j Vice-president is Lcs I'aton: I secretary, Alan Williams; and treasurer, Bill Meyer, j Directors are: Dale Tagg, j Andy Kolibar, Keith Russcil, Cam Leavitt, Harry Beazcr and Dr. Alan VanOrman. In accepting the position. Mr, Hurl outlined (he liiHcnving Mi- point program: Heslore a public Irimspurla- lion service to Cardston: Development of adequate air- port; I Vigorous tourist promotion with already constituted tourist association; Fstablishment of a iH-lirmr port of entry at Canvay; Additional TV channel from the United States; Vigorous road commit lee Jo M'ork for widening antl upgrad- ing of highways 2 and 5: Economic committee to keep up lo date on senior govern- ment assistance and projects; Promote trade at home pol- icy Work with our sisler commu- nities to further common inter- ests, and fake our place in pro- vincial and national affairs; and Acl ;is a total wukh-dog to [iiv.scT're our way of life. Supper are planned for once a month so that all rnt'mbt'rs may voice tlieir ideas and keen abreast of all com- niiilee work. ICxecutivt: meetings will be held a month and com- mittees appointed to start work on new proposals, A resolution hay already gono fonnird lo (ho Alberta Cham- ber for presentation at spring comx'iMion. advocating 24-hour M.Tviue .it port of Canvay. SUGARING OFF PARTY Students, from lefl Moynan, Natalie Sonnenberg, DorH Schmiegelt, Da vies and Mark Coslello take par! in a sugari parly of Sr. Anne de Beilevue during their recent Montreal. Chris Glen ng off kip to ubdivision gets go-ahead Modified scliool under review (it, Tuber COLEMAN fCNP Bureau) C o u n c i 1 recently studied changes made by Ted Nichol- son of the Old man River Ke- gionat Planning Commission on the layout of the new housing subdivision. The changes were approved and surveyors Brown and Oka- niara will he contacted with a view to having the area sur- veyed. Plans will be put on display for sale of lots to the public. The secretary was instructed to write to the minister of high- ways and transport on (he rec- ommendation of the Oldman River Regional Planning Com- mission requesting it defer de- cision on a lease recently ap- plied for in a published legal notice regarding land in north- west Coleman until such time as town plans on the new sub- division in this area arc com- pleted. Fire Chief Henry Xak report- ed that a loss of resulted in fires during the past year. An application for employ- ment as an electrician for the lown was received and was de- ferred until wage schedules now being negotiated w i t hi tendef! sponsored by Ihe Old- CUPE ars completed. !nian Rjvcr Regional Planning Council ts checking the legal- f, ity of a bvlaw recently passed I Commission. by council prohibiting smoking! ,Town employees advisee! that in the Coleman arena. Mayor John Holyk and fore- man Rudy Szymanek are look- ing into the purchase of a self- propelled sweeper for use on town streets. It was disclosed that an oil painting of Crowsnest Mountain was purchased by Ihe lown and presented lo Miss Dominion of Canada on behalf of the cit- izens of the Crows nest Pass. A letter of thanks from the CNIB was received. Councillor Jerry Kejman re- ported on the workshop he at- Cut Bank chamber caravan plans brief slop al CouLls COUTTS (EINSl The Cut Monl., Clumber of Com- merce caravan will be making a brief slop here Thursday af- ternoon before continuing on to Lelblji-idgc on its goodwill tour. BuMcUng boom HIGH RIVER High River is well on Us way to a record setting construction year as the long awaited commercial re- development scheme becomes a reality, while many other resi- dential and commercial huild- ing projects are in progress or pending this year. From Jan. I unlil April 1-1 the total value of building per- mits reached the amount of 537 At t fie same t ime a year ago the total was CUPE will act as their bargain- ing agent for salaries and wages. Council will appoint a committee to meet with them. The budget will be completed at the next meeting. TABER (HNS) The modi- fied school year, introduced last year in Ihe Taher school division, is currently under re- view in preparation for setting up plans for the school year. The modifications of one year ago included starting school a few days before Sept. 1; short- ening of Easter holidays: and earlier dismissal of school in mid-June, Teachers response to a ques- tionnaire indicates general ap- proval of the arrangements and desire for continuation nexl year However, J number of tlic teaching staff, would like a study made of the school year in use in Lethbridge city schools. In order fo obtain reaction r o ni parents, questionnaires are going out to the homes of scfninl requesting opin- ions on d.ile.s of thn school year i on which (lie hoard con make j ils decisions. Parents and other Interested i persons are asked fo make comment, criticism, or sugges- tion by phone or letter to the divisional office, says school su- perintendenl James L. George. More district on page 12 You can take a WHITE HORSE anywhere Distilled, Blended and Bottled in Scotland by-Whi'c Morse Distillers Ltd, Scotland They will spend the night, in Lethbridge and complete the circle of touring, returning j through the Carway Port of Kntrv. Bank of Montreal Bank of Montreal The First Canadian Bank The First Canadian Bank NEW BANKING HOURS FOR: DRIVE IN TELLER SERVICE, COMMENCING MAY DEPOSITS AND CHEQUE CASHING NORTHSIDE BRANCH MONDAY THRU THURSDAY A.M. TO P.M. FRIDAY A.M. TO MAYOR MAGRATH DR. BRANCH 1 MONDAY THRU WEDNESDAY I A.M. TO P.M. THURSDAY A.M. TO P.M. FRIDAY A.M. TO P.M. We Want You To Get Other banking Services We Want You To Get Your Money's Worth! atu{ unchanged Your Money's Worrh! 318-5th ST. 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