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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE LETHBRIDGE HtHALD Monday, December 16, 1974 Charred sofa Firefighter Laurence Dzuren fruitlessly checks the remains of a burned sofa to determine why it caught fire Sunday and caused an estimated damage in a basement suite occupied by Robert Vipond, 620 7th Ave. S. The cause of the fire has not been determined. The suite is owned by Robert Fry, 638 15th St S. Open area increases confidence Sludents taught in an open area develop a greater sense ol responsibility better nv-areness ot each other and belter habits according Ui a report on the open area at St s School received by the Lethbridge Separate School Board The open area at St Mary s is a large room equal to five standard classrooms, a science room and storage area and is the instruction area for Grades 2 to 5 The open area concept was introduced to the school in the fall of 1972. The report indicates most teachers involved with instructing in the open area feel that individual needs of students "can be provided easier in an open area than in the usual classroom." They find in most cases, stu- dent self confidence seems to increase in the open area due to added responsibilities The teachers suggest open area education could be im- proved by lowering the number of students per teacher, eliminating the grade system, introducing team teaching, providing more planning time and only allow- ing teachers who believe in open education to work in the open area The trustees were not enthusiastic about a recommendation in the open area report that a co or dinator be appointed to help organize open area activities Trustee John Boras made u clear he could not support such an appointment if it meant an additional expen- diture for the board A Good Selection of ARTIFICIAL CHRISTMAS TREES In Sizes 2Vz', 4Va, 6', T and 8' Canadian Fir and Scotch Pme Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Fort photographer named citizen of year FORT MACLEOD The residents and council of this town Saturday named Jean Swihart citizen of the centen- nial year 1974, At a ceremony prior to the official opening of the new library and senior citizen centre. Mayor Charlie Edgar presented a scroll to Mrs Swihart signifying appreciation of your tremen- FOX DENTURE CLINIC ESI 1922 PHONE 327-6565 E. S. P. FOX, C.D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. How To Have A Happier Christmas dous untiring energy, photographic talent ana supreme devotion to the success of the Fort Macleod homecoming year One of two in the province to receive an individual monetary grant from the Alberta RCMP Century Celebrations Committee, Mrs Swihart headed a project to record all but four of the centennial celebrations at Fort Macleod and district She made a photographic record of the 105 functions of the centennial These pictures were selected from about taken by Mrs Swihart and her assistants Her photographic services were also made available to the community members who wished to record the centennial year for themselves You just can't be completely happy unless you also enjoy good health December's chan- geable weather, or overexertion from too much preparation can lower your resistance to colds or infections Hurried, incomplete meals can affect your proper vitamin intake Phone us now, if you wish us to send you a bottle of your favorite vitamins, or drop m to inspect our stock of dependable quality, fairlv priced vitamins of every needed potency George and Rod say... The lunar astronauts could be said to be the only ones to climb down the ladder to success DRAFFIN'S DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN PENNER'S PLUMBING 1209 2nd Avr S, 327-4121 Fort Macleod bond burned at new building opener FORT MACLEOD Fifty years ago, the Town of Fort Macleod went broke It's taken the town since then to pay off a loan it was forced to take out, but the last annual payment of has been rnade A ceremonial bond burning by a member of the 1924 town council Saturday marked Fort Macleod's return to financial solvency. W A Day, 94, the oldest ac- tive businessman in the town, put a match to the mortgage Saturday during opening ceremonies for the Fort Macleod RCMP Centennial building, the town's official Century Celebrations project. As the former councillor ig- nited the 1924 mortgage, Mayor Charlie Edgar told 400 Brocket tot struck by automobile A three year old Brocket girl was taken to St Michael's hospital Saturday after being struck by a car on 5th Street South in the 600 block The girl, Delilah Provost, was released from hospital a short time later Lethbridge city police say the girl was crossing 5th Street South when she was struck by a northbound vehicle driven by Claudia Zorzetti, 39, 2126 12th Ave N. No charges have been laid No charges have been laid in another car pedestrian ac- cident, which Friday claimed the life of four year old Leanna Heusdens, 1718 15th Ave N The girl was killed as she crossed the street in front of her home to go to kindergarten There has been no decision regarding an in- quest In another weekend acci- dent two people were injured Sunday and about damage resulted from a threecar accident at 13th Street South in the 700 block Police say George Joseph Ress, 24, Suite No 8, 1327 Scenic Drive, southbound on 13th Street South, was in colli- sion with an auto driven by E N Ellison, 63, 1919 13th Ave S was was also southbound Mr Ellison was then in collision with another southbound vehicle driven by Andrew Jarvie, 29, 1005 27th St S Charge dropped Charges against Frank Big Sorrel Horse S3 Cardston have been dropped Mr Big Sorrel Horse had been charg- ed with being in possession of a stolen auto and theft of an auto warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Jr 19 930 10th St S who failed to appear in provincial courl Fndav on a charge of theft over Mr Ji was charged Aug 8 after salvage property of Wawanesa In- surance Company was reported missing Trial date has been set for iwo Lethbridge people charg- ed with possession of mari- juana for the purpose of traf- ficking Elaine Fave Yip and Brian Neil Clampitt pleaded not guilty to the charge and elected trial by magistrate The trial will take place Jan 31 RODNEY 401 -SlhSt S. Delivery Call 327-3364 GEORGE Helg Medical Bldg. 601 6th Avo. S. Call 328-6133 THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL WHITE MILK GLASS VASE 50 2 CARNATIONS CHRISTMAS GREEN people, "We are out of debt. We have no money, but we are starting our second century as free people The RCMP Centennial building, home for a new library and senior citizen centre, was officially opened Saturday by Inspector A. J. Niedzwiecki, commanding of- ficer of the Lethbridge RCMP subdivision Culture, Youth and Recrea- tion Minister Horst Schmid presented Mayor Edgar with Workshop set next month A workshop billed as a prac- tical, fun way of under- standing oneself and others is to be introduced to Lethbridge in January by the Lethbridge Community College school of continuing education. The two day workshop in transactional analysis is to be conducted by Yvonne Fries, a Calgary consultant in human relations and communication The method is described as simple and almost im- mediately usable by both young and old The workshop, to be held the afternoon and evening of Jan. 24 and all day Jan 25, carries a registration fee of BYLAW BOOSTS PENALTY FOR STRAYS Canine law amendment would allow four dogs a cheque to complete the grant to the town from the Alberta-RCMP Cen- tury Celebrations Committee for construction of the building. The minister also presented Mayor Edgar with a cheque for lifesize statues of Col. James Maclead, Blackfoot Indian Chief Crow- foot and legendary scout Jerry Potts These statues will be erected in the building once they have been com- pleted. Opening the senior citizen centre was A A Neddow, Fort Macleod, president of the Alberta Senior Citizens and Pensioners Association During dedication ceremonies of the new library Jean Swihart, presented copies of her Century Celebrations review to the library. Town of Fort Macleod and provincial archives Eloise Davis accepted the library's copy of Mrs Swihart's book, compiled with a Century Celebrations grant Mr Schmid and Century Celebrations' co-ordmator Tom Walker accepted the province's copy of the pic- tonal review, which details 105 RCMP Centennial events held in the town to com- memorate the arrival here 100 years ago of the North West Mounted Police City Scene Christmas Seal fund at 70% The annual TB Christmas Seal campaign here has reached the half-way mark and 70 per cent of its objective. The Lethbridge Kinsmen Club has reported Lethbridge area residents have returned about envelopes with in donations. The local objective is Altogether, envelopes were mailed out in the city and district. Across Alberta, more than envelopes went out and the provincial campaign has reached 55 per cent of its objective. Anyone wanting to buy Christmas Seals may contact the Seal office, 415 Canada Trust Building. Seal envelopes nuy be mailed to the office or dropped in collection boxes in city shopping centres. Arson investigation continues The city police and fire departments are still investigating the possibility of arson in the fire that destroyed the south wing of Wilson Junior High School Dec. 9. Police and fire officials said today they are in the process of following leads based on their investigation of the charred ruins of the building and tips they have received from citizens. Stolen pigeons were worth Eight racing pigeons, valued at were reported stolen Saturday David Allen, 229 North Mayor Magrath Drive, told Lethbridge city police the pigeons were stolen from a coop in his back yard. The pigeons will return home if they are free, Mr Allen says Used ski boots, valued at were reported stolen from behind Gotschna Ski Haus Ltd., 1287 3rd Ave. S. Friday. A store official told police 50 pairs of used boots were put in a box and placed outside the back of the store Wednesday and were noticed missing Thursday. Last month's weather was mild Weather-wise, November was an unusually pleasant month in Lethbridge. The average temperature was about five degrees higher than the normal average temperature for the month. The average maximum temperature was 46.7 degrees and the low was 24 degrees This area also received about 26 more hours of bright sunshine more than normal for the 30 day period. The weather office recorded 139 5 hours of sunshine. The average speed of the wind was 3.7 below the average November speed of 15.7 mph. There was little snow to speak of last month. Snow was only recorded on four days and in all but one case the amount of snow was below .4 inches A snowfall of 1.1 inches was recorded Nov 22 Churchill day care not dead An attempt will be made at tonight s city council meeting to re-open discussion on the Churchill Park community centre and day care facility Council voted last Monday not to include a ex- penditure for such a facility in the 1975 capital budget Now Aid Bob Tarleck, who with Deputy Mayor Vera Ferguson and Aid Tonv Tobin had voted for the proposal, is asking for a study into the need for such facilities in the area and the type of facili- ty that would most suit the community, given the finan- cial constraints facing coun- cil Council's meeting will start at 8 p m and is open to the public Certified Dentil NtocMnlc CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BUM. PHONE 327-2822 Royal Canadian Legion GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 NOTICE OF SUPPER AND GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17.1974 MEMORIAL HALL P.M. SUPPER PRESENTATIONS SOCIAL MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP A resolution from Aid Bob Tarleck calling for an amend- ment to the city dog bylaw to set a limit of four instead of two dogs per household will go lo city council tonight. Council has already accepted other proposals to amend the bylaw including one that would require dogs to be on leashes when off their owners' premises A boost in the running at large penalty is also proposed, from to on second offence and from to on third offence. A draft bylaw containing the proposed amendments will have to be drawn up and presented to council for three readings before the provisions come into force Christmas Shopping? ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC SdmrtzBMi Phone 328-4095 Don't worry, you can still say "Merry Christmas' with FLOWERS From FRACHE'S Flowers are as traditional as the Christmas Tree' FTD Season's Greater Christmas on Ice and Frache's Holiday Speeds and Long Listing Poinsettias, Mum plants and Azaleas to Mixed Floral Arrangements from CALL 327-5747 FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS FLOWER ORDERS NOW! Frache's Flower Shop 322 6th Street S. CLEARANCE OF AMPLIFIERS AND PA'S 530 5th Street South "PRUEGGERS MUSIC" Phone 329-3151 ;