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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Tliuisdoy, December 9, 1771 THE LETHBRIDGE HEBA1D 3 V -A s'j ELKS RECEIVE PINS Blairmore Elks marked their 47th birthday recently. Receiving pins were, from left: Joe Poch, 25-year; Alex McKay, 30-year; Walter Price, 30-year; Pete Kroli, 30-year; (district deputy grand ruler Marx Arthur Decoux, 30-year; Joe Amatlo, 30-year; and Tony Koinberg, 25-year. Foreground: ex- alted ruler Clarke Bradley and Mrs. Bradley. The Buli Elks Band played and 200 people danced. Decoux Photo. Fernie school planning begins District Wandering of an Expert author Hodgson's newest NATAL (HNS) The date of Jan. 29 was proposed for refer- endum No. 8 for essential class- rooms within the district at a special meeting of trustees of School District No. 1 (FernieJ held recently. The proposed referendum was submitted to Victoria for approval with the hope of hold- ing the referendum co-incident with the December municipal elections. However, Ihe necessary ap- proval was not received in time to accomplish this. The refer- endum was then submitted to Victoria which amounts to slightly more than Included in the referendum arc a new eight-room Etemen- taj-y School lor the Elk Valley. a gymnasium for the Sparwood Elementary School, a half-size; gymnasium for Ihe Elkford Elementary School, a new in- dustrial education shop and oth- er additions and modifications at tlie Sparwood Secondary School. At tlie special meeting a re- j port was submitted by see- j rotary-treasurer E. T. Cham- bers of a meeting of a delega- tion with Mr. Taylor of the de- partment of education. Trustee Bruno Bevilacqua along with principal Norman Gill of the Fernie Secondary School, Percy Pulh'ngcr, the district school superintendent and Mr. Chambers went to V toria to obtain approval to ar range for intermediate range planning for the secondary school requirements of the dis- trict. The tremendous growth in the district in elemental j school enrolment will mean that a much larger than noi mal provision will have to be j made to accommodate this en- rolment as the students reach the secondary school level. A proposal was made to retain j into a junior secondary school an architect or planner to plan I facility. the expansion winch will be ne- j The new school at Fernie is ccssary at the Sparwopd Sec- ondary School. Approval of this secured by the delegation but money for the fee will have to be paid out of the operating account until such a time as it can be applied to a referendum for the expansion. Victoria approval was also received to proceed with plans for a new secondary school in Fernie and the conversion of to be ready for the fall of 1974. Meanwhile, student accommo- dation can be taken care of with temporary facilities in- cluding a portable music room proposed for the January re- ferendum. The acceptance of the propo- sal by Victoria also results in a considerable saving from the January referendum as origi- nally seen by the trustees in an the present secondary school amount exceeding Fire sweeps Craiibrook landmark CRANBROOK (Special) Cranbrook's original building, the two storey Baker Land Office where Joseph Prairie was mapped into a city in 1897 by V. Hyde Baker, burned in a spectacular mid day fire Wed- nesday. It had been owned and oper- ated by Cranbrook Cartage Ltd. lumber markets until il closed out two years ago. The build- ing was vacant at present. It wa.s located at the inter- section of Baker and Van Home streets at the west end of (he business area and the fire drew hundreds of specta- tors. It burned for more than I two hours. Firefighters saved the near by three storey boys' club building, former federal arm- ories and earlier the railway YMCA: Both frame buildings were constructed at the turn of century. It is thought the building wis insured. Loss estimate was not immediately available. Children to observe Christmas FOREMOST (Special) Foremost United Church Sun- day School White Gift Sunday will be observed Dec. 12 with a special church service for fam- ilies at a.m. At p.m. youngsters will go carol sing- ing, j Sunday, Dec. 19, ihc church Christmas service will be hold at a.m. At p.m. the Sunday School will stage ils an- Christmas program. j Tuesday a special Candle-1 light service will be conducted for all youngsters at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary, by Rev. Les Smith. Sunday School will not bo held Sunday Dec. 2C, or Jan. 2. 40 honored NATAL (HNS) School term lisling released by prin- cipal F. J. Mitchell of Spar- wood Elementary School show- ed 40 students placed on the honor roll while seven students were given honorable mention. TO MARK ANNIVERSARY Mr. ond Mrs. Abnei Bohne of Cardsfon invile friends and relatives io join them at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, in the Leavitt Cultural Hall when they will celebrate their 65th wedding anni- versary. Transportation will be provided of the Senior Citizens Home at p.m. They request that no gifts be given. settles school fire KIMBERLEY (Special) Kimbcrley school district Ixiard ajid Lloyds of London Iiavr agreed on out-of-cnurt setlle- Tnent terms for Hip fire disas- ter at. .Selkirk Senior Secondary School last January. well-stocked library, gymna- sium and cafeteria, were de- molished, leaving only the hvo- contablc to both parties is Through transfer of some sc- floor industrial concrete wing' niur secondary students to quenlly an additional I-oss was estimated at million when the main class- i was offered room frame building, including I Final settlement intact. Initial claim elicited j from the insurer, emergency classroom space at McKim Junior Secondan' School, and rehabilitation for classrooms of the standing in- dustrial wing, all students were accommodated for flic present. realized COALDALE (UN'S) 'Hie C'Mldalc Community Hosnilal Women's Auxiliary rca'izcd at tit..' fall tea and bazaar. The proceeds from this event will bn u.-cd to purchase six overlud tables for the hospital. The cost is about J'.'IOO. It was decided to visit the Alberla Mennonitc Home for the. Aged in Coaldalc at 7 p.m. Mcnday, Dec. IS. Christmas carols will he sung and a basket of fresh fruit will be presented to the senior citi- zens residing in the home. An engraved, silver baby cup will be presented lo Ihc first haby born in 1072 in the hos- pital. The material for new drapes lias been received at the hos- pital. The auxiliary members agreed to sew these. First meeting in will be at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3. Install Robinson MASINASIN George Rob- inson recently was installed grand exalted ruler of the Be- nevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Milk River Lodge, No. 225. District deputy exalted ruler Texas Gostola o'f Picture Bulle as installing officer at the open installation assisted by the Lethbridge Elks Patrol Team. Assistant installing officer was Yuki Tomiyama of Taber. Installed were: three-year trustee. Eugene Tomfohr; ty- ler, Waft Brown; inner guard, Frank Madge; esquire. Amie Croteau; chaplain, Kalph Os- tenbcrg; secretary-treasurer, Nick Jurkovieh: lecturing knight, Fred Mueller; loyal knight, Cecil Bye: leading knight, Joe Szark'o and past exalted ruler, Leslie Baczuk. Alpha Epsilon WARNER (HNS) The Warner chapter of Alpha Ep- silon recently held a pledge ri- tual for three new members at the home of Mrs. Maryann At- kins. Enrolled were Mrs. Donna Warnock, Wrentham, Mrs. Fay Morton and Mrs. Ethel Herbs! both of Warner. Another successful venture of the chapter was a used cloth- ing drive held last month. Many useful clothes were gath- ered from members and others of the community. The clothes were gratefully received at the Sifton Home. Lelhbridgc, and the Alberta Hospital, Raymond. Re-elect Halmrast MASINASIN Cecil Halm- rast and Mrs. Ray (Jean i Schniitl were re-elected presi- dent and secretary-treasurer lespectivety at the recent meet- ing of the Masinasin Parent Teacher Organization. Elecled were Mrs. Wesley (Betty) Lodcrmcicr and Mrs. Roy (Elsie) Russell as direc- :ors. The new teacher. David was introduced to (lie members. Attends parley STIRLING (HNS) Mayor Clifford Ilirsche has returned rom Edmonton he rep- Ihe County of Warner foundation at the Provincial -lomcs Associalion Convention. Resolutions were passed to )c presented to the provincial ninislcr Dec. 20. These urged ure ac- Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2149 driving course set These Are The Lethbridge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area GRANUM MRS. ED. CESAR................. General DeNvery GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBUU General Delivery PICTURE BUTTE S. P. JOHNSON Gen. Del. RAYMOND MRS. DELIA WOOIF Gen. Dol. TURIN Mrs. Pnulin Juhcir................ Phono 738.4394 Contact these piropVn for your District Nowi or Classified Advertising NATAL HINVil The hoard trustees of Schocl District No. 1 in co-operation with the British Columbia Safety Council, will offer the defen- sive driving course as pro- duced by tlie Canadian High- way .Safety Council. If will be hold in Ihc Fernie Secondary vSclioo! Mondays and Wednes- days. Licensed drivers who want to improve Ihcir driving skills may do so by attending two Iwo-hour classes per week for two consecutive weeks. During this lime they will re- ceive instruction in preventa- bility of motor vehicle acci- denls; six principles of defensive driving; six situations of the two-car crash; standard acci- dent prevention formula: pro. vonling run-off road accidents; pedestrian and bicycle safety, alcohol, drugs and driving; backing, fixed object, and grade crossing accident; and driving the expressways. The full cost of Ihe course is Sfl. Fees arc due and payable at Ihc first class and are re- fundable only il Ihc class i.s cancelled. I The board can now begin improvements on senior citi- zens homes operation. Mayor Hirschc also mended the first public health conven- tion. He was the County of Warner Health Unit. Eat pancakes STIRLING (II.N'Si A sau- sage and pancake supper, spon- sored by the Stirling Lions' Club, was held recently at, the high school. planning for separation of se- nicr-junior secondary' student bodies in new construction, with possibility of spring start from funds available. With a slow decline in school popula- tion over Ihe past year, con- struction plans could tic geared to adjust, the board Ihinks. CLEANS STATICS SPAHWOOD (HNS) Miss Maryanne Cylkn has returned A turkey raffle was won by home following a three-week Dan Pengilly. Bingo was piny'. Irip to Mexico. She has under-1 ed. taken to clean and refinish .sta- tues from the St.. Michael's Church, Natal. These will be placed in the Sparwood. Cubs and Scouls assisted in selling tickets and dish-wash- ing. new church at! Lions arc donating a portion of the proceeds to the Scouts. CLINT'S PORTABLE EQUIPMENT LTD. Phone 653-3534 CARDSTON PRE-CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! PORTABLE ALL-METAL STOCK RACKS Built to fit any V: ton p'c't-up Rrq Price i r Spednl .plOj Price effective until Dec. 15th See: HARRY'S TRADING POST- Fort Maclood SPENCER'S HARDWARE-Cardston O MAGRATH CO-OP-Magrolh CLINT'S PORTABLE EQUIPMENT LTD. "WHERE SAtES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" COALDALE (UN'S) A new entitled Wandering of an I'Jspcrl, wri'tcn by well-known author ;nd former resident Fraser Hodgson, has been published. .Mr. and Mrs. Hodgson will he at home in Ihe Golden Acres Lodge, Unit 20.1, 1U15 St. X'., (jcthbriclgc, if anyone wishes to have a copy of the book auto- graphed from Saturday, Dee. II, to Saturday, Dec. 18. Mrs. James McQuillan will lie in the Coaldale Pharmacy from I to ,'i p.m. Saturdays, Dec. il and Dec. 13, for any- one interested in obtaining a book. I She will also have rnpir, of i Many culls have been re- jthc new al her homo 2121 leaved Uic most recent 19 St., Coaldale. I Jt m The book was published bv Soulhern Printers, Lcliibridge. i Hcrah, shortly. It is the sec-oral hook written Anyone thinking of a Christ- I by Mr. Hodgson. first was ir.as gift should not pass up this j Once Upon a Lifetime. i opportunity. IVo permits for liouses CRANP-ROOK i Special i in the city's Zoning By- Rcsidenls of February cily-an- law, itivi, which was enacted ncxcd Slatervillc, one-quarlor Nov. of which is occupied by ttv; They will be denied any bund- former sawmill-planer complex ing permits by the city for any and becomes industrial park ex- construction other lhan Indus- tension, have discoverer! the trial. IT'S 21st ANNUAL SO.. WELCOME ABOARD! HELP US UNLOAD ALL COLOR TVs PORTABLES TABLE MODELS CONSOLES 14 INCH TO 26 INCH SCREEN SIZES All AT 'CLEAR THE DECKS' PRICES ADMIRAL PANASONIC RCA SYLVANIA and TOSHIBA AND WE'VE 'GONE OVERBOARD' SLASHING PRICES ON ALL STEREOS AND STEREO COMPONENTS RADIOS-CASSETTES-TAPE RECORDERS ALL REALLY SLASHED FOR PRE-CHRISTMAS BUYING A FINE GIFT FOR CHRISTMAS! FRAMED ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS GROUP ONE Regular to YOUR CHOICE GROUP TWO Regular to YOUR CHOICE We've Really 'Lowered the Boom' On Prices All Down the Line Each year when we say we WE MEAN JUST THAT! DOWNTOWN On Seventh Street Phone 327-3232 ;