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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, Augutt 13, 1972 THE LETHBRlDGE HERAID 3 CLASS REUNION arc they now, the 14 men and four women who made up trio first grade 12 class in Cardslon 50 years ago? This is I he original class photograph. Back row, leH to right, Dr. Grant Leo, Arlesia, Calif.j Glenn E. Nielson, Cody, Wyoming; Stanfey Gibb, San Mateo, Calif. Second Ora Nielson, Cardston; FJIdon Tanner, Salt Lake City; Forest Cardston; Ronald Folsom. deceased; Arnold Franks, Cody, Wyoming; Orson Rollins, Coulls; Ken Long, Cardston; Afma Brown, Lethbridge; Leron Low, deceased; Orzie Steed, Cardston; Walter Brown, Magrath; Lyman Jacobs, Raymond; Willard Brooksr Cardston; James Dawson, deceased. Third Osborne deceased; Mrs. June (Larnb) Card, Prince George, B.C.; Mrs. Mabel (Hcndry) Gareau, Cardston; Walter Low, deceased; Mrs. Gratia (Remington) Leavitt, Glenwood; Mrs. Evelyn (Shaw) Mclntyre, Lethbridge; Golden Woolf, deceased. Front row, Clifford Weeks, deceased; Don Merrill, La Mesa. Calif., moving to Cards- Jon; Karl Williams, Glenwood; Frank Folsom, deceased; Lynwood Nay, Oklahoma City; Jack Molr, Rosemary; and Ross Glbb, Taber. Piclured be- low are some of the classmates as they appear today, with Ihe photo- graphs laken at Ihis summer's Anniversary reunion for, class of .1922 TAfJICR (HNS) More than man years ago, in 1922, Cardston High School conduct- ed its first grade 12 class, with three instructors handling the four high school classes in three large rooms housing about 50 students each. Recently at Walertnn Park, IS of the origirvl 'A grade 12 students met for their 50th anniversary reunion. Five of tho 25 aro deceased, end five others were unable to be present. A hoat trip to the bead of the lakes afforded a rare oppor- tunity for reminiscing the friendships and rivalries of that 1922-23 school year and the five decades intervening to the pres- ent time. Lunch at the T.DS cultural hall featured a mammoth birth- day cake mado hy student Mrs. Mabel Gareau, and was follow- EU10N TANNRK Salt Lake City ORA NIELSON Cardston cd hy an afternoon of reporting' events which transpired since the 40th reunion was held 10 years ago. Special remarks were given hy Dr. Mark Losv, con of then principal J. Waller Ixw. Husky Oil president Glen E. Nielson, who "did not make it" 10 years ago, also gave some special remarks about life's successes. A dinner party at the Prince of Wales Hotel was followed by an address of N. Eldon Tan- ner, "patriarch" of Ihe class who had taught school (or four years before completing bis Jiigh school training. Mr. Tanner spoke of Impor- tant events of his life including liis involvement In teaching, provincial government, the oil business, and finally church leadership. The class organization re- mained unchanged, with Wil- lard M. Urooks chairman and Ora L. Nielson secretary, both of Cardslon. Arrangements were made to hold class re- unions every five years in the future. Guest speaker nl the re- union was Dr. Golden L. Woolf, one of the three instructors. His wife Mrs. IJcth Woolf was pres- ent tills year. The wife of third instructor D. Osborne Wight, Mrs. Madgo Wight, was unable to attend. Photos by Roii Gibb Modified schedule KOHEMOST (Special) A recent meeting of Uic Counly of Forty Mile .School Committee approved Uic adoption of a modified school year for Ihe 1972-73 year. Due to problems created by iresent bus routes which serve the Rurdett and Bow Island schools, students at Bur-dett are faced a longer school day. as they are delivered to school first and picked up last on these routes. The school day is lengthened by approximately 30 minutes. To compensate for the longer school day, the board agreed .hat school would finish on June 22, 1973, one week earlier than other schools in the County. Several other points were discussed at the meeting. The School Committee is to study the Worth Commission report on Education. Their comments Mil IK submitted to the Cabinet Committee on Education sometime prior to Oct. 15. Approval was given to preparation of a brochure on education within the County, for distribution in Education Week, in March, 1973. Some discussion was given to the problem of heating Con querville School, which has been a source of concern in the past. It was decidec improvements In a number of areas were needed which wil undertaken in the near fu turc. The Committee is deter mined not to have a repeat o the unsatisfactory conditions experienced in the last year. Tlie hoard was informed o the appointment of two nev, teachers to the County staff Marvin De Georgio will teacl English at Manybcrries School and Kay Stromsmoe will return to service with the County teaching four half days pe week at Etzikom. Resignations of two d for Bu ides were also reported. They re Mrs. Faris of Bow Island Elementary School, and Mrs. M. liegg of Hurdett. Superin-.endcnt of Schools, Clifford Elle as reported, subsequent to the meeting, that these positions lave now been re-filled. Debbie Wudrick will assume the irdett cancy at Bow Island ant] Mi5S Aubin ut Burdett. In Mrs. D, Farnmls has appointed as an additional school aide at Foremost. Teachers return to school on September 5 for the new year, with students commencing Sept. 6. disr scheduled for CRANBROOK fSpecial) City Administrator Jiland Hoover has reported to city council hat hearing of suits for damage for wrongful dismissal filed n early 1971 of three veteran top level city employees is scheduled for trial in the Supreme Court September 20, 21 and 22. Trial location was not jivcn. Examination for discovery was completed two weeks ago counsel for petitioners, Thomson and McConnell of Vancouver reported. In their separate suits petitioners are former city nil September city treasurer and, at the time, of dismissal assistant city clerk to Mr. Hoover, M. j'.ohert-son; longtime city v.orks superintendent Emil Krickson; and R. L. DeArmond, city parks and recreation superintendent. Suils were filed in Hay, JS71 at the Vancouver registry by counsel for plaintiffs. When legal action has started 14 months ago the city named F. C. Kislop special counsel for its defence. Several months ago Mr. Hislop indicated application probably be made for transfer of hearing, if any, from Vancouver to Cranhrook for convenience of v.itnesses. He is at present on holiday ca this could not be confirmed. East Kootenay Fall Assizes session of Supreme Court has been set to open September 25, court registrar T. W. Knight of Cranbrook reports, but ho rays no listings for hearings, either criminal or civil have been prepared yet, nor has any notification of venue change for this city matter been received. plans new hospital SPARWOOD (HNS) Tenders are being called for the construction of a new hospital for Fernlc. Tho one-storey structure will measure square feet and will have W beds. Clearing of the site for the building is well under Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blalrmore Phone J.YMAM JACOBS Knymnnd nnooK.s Cnnlston MILS. MARKI. (1ARKAU Canlston SUMMER SALE 14'x22' ECONOMY GARAGE (Ai HluifroledJ fncfudei; 9'x7' Slcol Berry Garage Door T Walk-In door and lack W roof and wall sheathing No. 1 aiphalt ihmglei MATERIAL PACKAGE ONLY S 469 PRIVACY FENCES of waste in Select a Beaver Fence for beauty, protection, and privacy. 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