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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta HODGSON TROPHY The J. Fraser Hodgson Trophy, donated to Mr. Hodgson by the Coaldale Rotary Club and donated by Mr. Hodgson to the Kate Andrews High School, will be presented each year to a student judged to have outstanding creative writing ability. Mr. Hodgson, in wheelchair, has published two books, Once Upon a Life Time and Wanderings of an Expert. Rotary president Len Scheibner is at centre. School principal Harold Huntrods is at right. Ivan Meyers at the far left. Mr. Hodgson was honored at a recent Rotary talent show. -Mary Tymburskl Photo Mrs, Dezall installed worthy matron PINCHER CREEK (Special) Mrs. Marge Dezall was in stalled worthy matron of the Castleview Chapter of the Or- der of the Eastern Star recent- ly. Other officers are: George Grieve, worthy patron; Sally Marcellus, associate matron; Jack Marcellus, associate pa- tron; Betty Brower, secretary; Mary Cook, treasurer; Joan Glen, conductress; Elsie Taber rodeo committees to be named TABER (HNS) A shifting of officers and arrangements for the 1972 rodeo program highlighted the recent meeting of the Taber Rodeo Associa- tion's board. Vance T. Jensen wffl continue as president. Dr. James D. Chdpman be- came vice-president. Ray Col- was elected secretary and Ross Gibb will continue ,as trea- surer. Committees for the May 21 and 22 rodeo will be set up at the meeting set for Feb. 8 in the Taber Community Centre Blue Room. Northland Shows of Edmon- ton was approved for midway entertainment. The local Elks Lodge was au- thorized to proceed with early promotion of the "bar of gold" project on a gharedrprofit basis. The meeting was advised the chamber of commerce would continue to conduct the Victoria Day parade May 22, but the Taber Businessmen's Associa- tion would handle the financing of parade prizes. It is expected the annual quarter horse show will take place on the Saturday preced- ing the rodeo under the spon- sorship of the Taber Eight Club. More district on page 28 Mosley, associate conduc- tress; Irene Dennis, chaplain; Ada Carlson, marshal; Mar- garet Crawford, organist; Wil- Hoop victors NOBLEFORD (Special) Claresholm Cobras and-Vulcai Royalettes are the top boys anc girls in the Noble Central High Invitational Basketball Tourna- ment. The boys championship final pitted the Cobras against the County Central (Vulcan) High boys, with the Cobras coming out on top 6549. In the girls championship fi- nal, the Royalettes defeated the Noble Central Bladettes by 41- 38. The girls consolation was won by the Claresholm Chinooks. They defeated Cardston, 61-25. The boys consolation was won by the host Blades. They topped the Warner Warriors, 65-51. All-star awards went to Shel- ley Reed, Cardston; Mavis Pierce, daresholm; Shirley Sjogren, Nobleford; Joy Griff en and Ha Faye Turley of the Vul- can Royalettes. Top boys were Wayne Cron- kite, Warner; John Davy, Nob- leford; Grant McKay, Vulcan; Glenn Schuler and Charley En- glish of the Claresholm Cobras. Awards were presented by Noble Central High Students Union president Alex Hann. Study complaints PINCHER CREEK (Special) received something of a reprieve when the proposed amendment to the snowmobile bylaw was de- ferred as a result of the snow- mobile club's pledged intention to acquaint members with rules. It was suggested by police that complaints about the op- eration of machines were less frequent recently but if there was an increase they will back the amendment to the bylaw. This wculd call for the opera- tion of machines only on desig- nated areas in the townsite from to sunset. At the present time the by- iaw allows operating from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. COUNTRY NEWS These Are The LetHbnd0e Herald Correspondents in Your Area MAGRATH MRS. MILDRED HARKER P.O. Bex 97 MA5INASIN MRS. FRANCIS MUELLER P.O. Bex 329, Milk MONARCH MRS. JACOB DEKKER................ F.O. Bex 61 NANTON MRS. MARY BENSON..............P.O. Bex 314 MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HANSON Gen. Del. Contact tor your District Newt or Classified Advertising ma Lancaster, Adah; Eva Campbell, Ruth; F a r b a r a Rickard, Esther; Irene Fraser, Martha; Maureen Akitt, Elee- ta; Olga Grieve, warder and William Laidlaw, sentinel. Worthy Matron Dezall pre- sented Ada Carlson with her past-matron's pin. It was pin- ned on by Richard Carlson, past-patron. George Grieve, newly-Instal- led worthy patron, presented Richard Carlson with a gift for the couple with best wishes from officers and members. Boxing club ivorks out February 7. PINCHER CREEK (Special) Registration and the first workout for the Pincher Creek Boxing Club will be held at p.m. at the Canyon School lEonday, Feb. 7. Parents must sign a registra- tion form giving their boy per- mission to take part. The boxing club requests per- sons, having used equipment they wish to donate, lend or sell, to contact the parks and recreation office at 627-4322. Men's and women's fitness classes are being held ait the Valleyfair gymnasium Monday and Wednesday from 7 to p.m. Ken Williams heads ID committee TABER (HNS) Kenneth Williams has been elected chairman of Taber's Industrial Development Committee. Also returned to office was H. George Meyer, vice-chair- man. Committee secretary is in- dustrial coordinator Roscoe F. Gibb. New members welcomed to the committee were recently appointed Dr. Peter Bergen and Colin T. Oddie. Other members are Dr. N. Stuart Boyle, town councillor Kenneth McDonald, sand MD Reeve Clarence M. Jespersen. Regular committee meetings were set for the third Wednes- day of each month. The meeting was advised from the Ministry of Trans- port, Edmonton that MOT offi- cials will meet with the com- mittee here shortly to discuss an economic cost-benefit study made in connection with the town's application for financial assistance in the construction of a municipal airport north- west of town. Museum fund is growing at Pincher PINCHER CREEK (Special) The museum building fund continues to grow toward the mark. The fund stood at at the end of January. The Pincher Creek and Dis- trict Historical Society hopes to build on the grounds. This will be used to house many ex- hibits which have been ghien to the society. The "building estimates" committee has approved Jack Dyer's drawings of the mu- seum in preparation for blue- printing. The annual meeting, which was to be held in January, had to be postponed because of weather conditions. Clarke speaks February 9 SPARWOOD (HNS) Com- munity development officer Dick Clarke has announced a special meeting will be held at St. Michael's Hall here Wed- nesday, Feb. 9 at p.m. On hand will be the head of the Anglican Church of Can- ada, Archbishop Scott; Bishop Doyle, Roman Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Nelson; Bish- op Berry, Anglican bishop for the Kootenays; Dr. Birdsall of the United Church; and mem- bers of the Community Devel- opment Committee. Passwords Plan annual trophy night COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Members of the Coleman Fish and Game Association will meet in the Coleman Lions Hall Monday, Feb. 14, to plan the annual trophy night to be held Saturday, March 4. The event will feature a buf- fet supper and presentation of awards for game heads and fish entries. Baby clinics scheduled BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Chinook Health Unit "well baby clinics" will be held at Coleman Feb. 8 from to a.m. and from to p.m. The Blairmore clinic Feb. 10 will also be held in the mor- ning and afternoon at the same times. The Hillcrest clinic Feb. 11 will be held from to a.m. and in Bellevue from to p.m. Snoiv removal continues Saturday, februmy 5, It71 THf HTHMIBOI MHMB 3 Dr. Torgunrud to speak FOREMOST (Special) Dr. Eugene A. Torgunrud, di- rector of curriculum of the de- partment' of education, will be "under attack" at Foremost School Thursday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. Dr. Torgunrud will be on hand to discuss recommenda- tions made in a brief present- ed to him by the educational study committee of the County of 40-Mile, the Bow Island Roman Catholic separate school district, and AIA Local 12. In its brief the committee recommended that in the ele- mentary and junior high schools greater emphasis be placed on the basic skills of language arts, mathematics and citizenship. Specific rec- ommendations for each subject area were made. The committee further rec- ommended that excessive rep- etition be avoided. A third recommendation was that counselling be given more attention both in regards to vo- cational and personal guidance especially at the Grade 9 level. The county school board has approved the hiring of a guid- ance counsellor. He is expect- ed to take up his duties on Sep- tember 1, 1972. In its final recommendation, the committee questioned the relevance of the teacher train- ing program. They expressed the opinion that no matter how the program is set up, the end result depends on the class- room teacher. Present service MAGRATH (HNS) IDS Seminary students presented the evening service for Ma- rath First Ward. Bill Alston took charge. Miss Darci Fletcher conduct- ed the seminary choir. Miss Mona Karren was organist. Lyle Barton represented Grade 9 and spoke on Samson ano strength. Virginia Bennett played a pi- ano solo. Sharlene Lee spoke of sem- inary activities. Byrne Brewerton gave a vio- lin solo accompanied by Chris- tine Harker. Bill Alston explained why he goes to seminary. President Burns Alston spoke on leadership. He expressed appreciation for Richard Car- ter who teaches seminary classes for 83 students. BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Heavy snow removal equip- ment is being used in Crows- nest Pass towns to widen streets and lanes and Highway 3. These have been narrowed due to heavy piling of anow along the sides of roads. Most streets here have more than a foot of hard-packed snow. Snow fell almost every day for more than six weeks and strong east and west winds, which alternated every second day, created deep drifts. There is almost five feet of snow on the level in most areas in the district and much heav- ier amounts in the mountains. Flood possibility is foremost in the thoughts of most town foremen in the district. Flood coverage insurance was dropped after the Winni- peg flood several years ago. If several Chinooks hit the area before spring rains the snows will become packed and lessen flood danger. The Crowsnest river chan- nel through Blairmore was dredged and lowered last year, Lyons Creek through central Blairmore has created flooding problems in other years when spring rains sent the creek on the rampage. Mackosey will speak BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Bryce Mackasey, minister of manpower and former minister of labor, will visit the Crows- nest Pass for a series of meet- ings Feb. 11. Mr. Mackasey will address a public meeting at the Elks Hall at Blairmore that evening. Earlier be will meet with lo- cal union officials, representa- tives of industries in the 'Pass and Liberal supporters la the area. Bands play Saturday MILK RIVER (HNS) Ju- nior high school bands from Warner, Milk River and Coutts will take part in the Borderland Junior High School Band Festi- val to be held at the Erie Riv- ers high school auditorium Saturday. The festival will end with a final concert at 8 o'clock. A party for all students involved will follow. The festival was to have been held Jan. 22 but was postponed due to the inclement weather. Each band will present sel- Oowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Verndn Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2149 auto centres Front End Alignment Special ections on the program sep- arately and will combine for two selections. There will be a workshop for all bandsmen in the afternoon. OPEN SATURDAY SNOWED IN ON YOUR INCOME TAX No need fo get lost in all the details of tax prepar- efion. 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