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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Tueidoy, Auguil 54, 1971 THE IETHBRIDG! HERALD 3 Mrs. Ed Lunn Pholo WINS 10-SPEED BICYCLE Mis. Eel Lnbonle of Pincher Creek held the winning ticket in Ihe recenl Pincher Creek recrealion departmcnl draw for a ID-speed bicycle. The bike goes to her son Joey. Hugh Waddle, director of Ihe Pincher Creek parks and recrealion board, makes the presentation. Proceeds are for the Summer Games fund. ets lieave-lio By NANCY MII.KS CTUr-'UROOK The East Kootcnay i'thool Trustee eialion has rejected on u vole Cnmbroolc, Crcslon, Kiniberley j and Lake Windermere, all ad- joining inlu a single East Koo- tenay school district. His basic reason was (he improvement in quaJily o[ education offered by ot three to two amalgamation sh.iring u[ lhc of cosUy of their enormous area mlo a s p c c j a scl.viccs scattered single school dislncl. through lhc five, such as school This follows a ground study psychologist and remedial tea- and recommendations in favnr -.vhicli individual districts by foniiL'r provincial superin- tendent ill education Frank Lcvirs. Under prc-.scnt abbcssmeut rates and tally an estimated 34.23 mills in all five districts would cover teliool district share of school cobls. Financial aspects 31 c ob- viously influential in the split rejection of the proposal, sug- gested a year ago by Educa- tion Minister Donald Brothers. School mill rales are based on assessment of industrial ma- chinery and equipment in addi- tion lo real estate in the five districts, and industrially de- veloped districts have an preciably lower .school mill rate. Mr. Lcvirs' recommendations favored merging of Fernie, A single district, bis icport said, could centralize expensive Sfboo] facilities at senior sec- ondary level which individual districts could not afford. hiach of the five school dis Iricts had a trustee to give the district board decision at the meeting here. IN SUPPORT Cranbrook chairman Ron! Dale reported his board ap-1 proved amalgamation, though; on a split vote. Creston trustee j Ilorb lUichalke also said bis i board supported the amalgama- tion. FLYING FARMERS PARLEY Atlending Ihe recent 26lh annual convention of the International Flying Farmers at Edmonton are Mr. and Mrs. Paul Madge and family of Milk River. Jack Moor, noted Canadian bush was a featured speaker, along with J. E. McWilliam, president af the Winnipeg Groin Exchange. There ore 3.000 rncmben and 39 chapters in this counlry and the U.S. Kimberley board chairman I.S160.00I) ill" JU i Brian Buckley, in Willow Creek stuff hired Shower Thursday NOBLEFOMD (Special) A honoring Miss Dorothy Lubbers will be held in the JA'obleford United Church base- ment, Thursday, Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. 200 trees coming NOBLEFORD village bas received permis- sion from the CPR to plant an- other row of trees along Rail- way Ave. on CPR property. Work will commence in the spring of 1972, with the ground work to be prepared this fall. A total of 200 trees has been ordered from Indian Head. Seek bus service NOBLEFORD village secretary was advised to contact Greyhound Bus Lines Rains check park fires CALGARY (CP) Weekend rains helped firefighters gain control over a blaze near High- way 5 in Wood BuIIalo National Park. The road, between Fort S'milh and Hay Hivor, N.W.T., was closed by smoke earlier this month but recently had been in lilllc danger. Another forest fire north of Che whooping crane nesting area of Ihe park was brought under partial conlrol. A large fire near Pine Lake, in Ihe cast-central part of the park which straddles the Al- berta Northwest Territories bonndan, was out of control along with eight otl-crs. Two fires in the Beaver Creek region of Glacier Nation- al Pai'k were still out ot con- trol, but were quiet during the weekend, a parks spokesman said. The Beaver Creek region is the only part of Ihe national parks which is closed lo hiking, Ltd. to see if it would be possi- ble to have a bus route initi- aled, since Ihe CPR dayliner sen-ices have been terminated. Since there is pavement right into the village now. damage to the buses will not be a factor. Voters' list NOBLEFORD (Special) II any names were missed on he voleiS' list, now posted in the post office, for the provincial election, Aug. 30, voters may contact enumerator Airs. Lois Hann at her residence Aug. 26 and 27 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Clean reservoir NOBLEFORD (Special) Village foreman John Warmink reported 40 tons of benlomtc had been delivered and spread 10 members and lliree guests present. Tloll call was In an unbalcrrl Members thanked r-unfbine pals Inr cards and gills. Winner of the hostess gift was Mrs. George (Mary) lihnes. Pamphlets were passed to members by llrs. Pius j (Thckla) Ehncs. I Lunch was served by (he hos-1 less, assist od hy Mis. Ben (Rosei Burger and Mrs. Man- j rice (Hazel) lErdman. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Clayton (Sylvia) Robinson S'ept. 8. vole, said his board could sec no material advantage in view; of the enormous distance the I proposed area would cover, i Crmi'snesl to Koolenay Lake