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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta B, 1977 THE IDTrlBKIDCf HEUAID 3 nl strike in Fernip, School District Referendum gains green light NATAL (IINfi) School board secretary Ireasurer E. r. Chambers has said that proval has been received [nun Victoria wilh respccl to I h c board's application [or approv- al to hold a referen- dum to cover estimated capital projects in School District No. 1 Decision on Iho matter has lircn pending since November of last year, and two lentntivc dales [or the vole have conic and gone .since it was .submit- led lo Victoria In pr c v i o us meetings, trustees expressed concern that delay in receiving permission lo hold [lie referen- dum may mean needed build- ings will no! Ix1 ready in lime accommodate district Mir dcnls. Mr. Chamber.') said a spe- cial mcelinj; has been called a which necessary moves decided upon in order liial the referendum may be prcsenlet al the earliest date possible. Asked about recent reports GIVES PIANO TO CHURCH-Mrs. Agnes Pedersen sits beside the new piano she recently gave to the Coaldale Uniled Church in memory of her sons, the lafe Charles and Edward Pedersen. Standing are grandmother Mrs. Dan (Shirley) Rose; daughter- in-law Mrs. Mabel Pedersen; and grandson Charles Pedersen of Medicine Hat. Tymburski Pholo Church receives piano from Mrs. Agnes Pedersen By MARY TVMBL'RSKI Herald Tv'rws Service COALDALE Mrs. Agnes Pedersen recently presented 2 new piano to Ihe Coald a 1 o Uniled Church. Ilic piano was presented and dedicated to the "Glory of God in loving memory of the lale .T. Charles Pedersen (190327) and n. Edward Pedersen (1904- sons of Mrs, rtgnes Fed- orsen and the laic Ollie Pedep sen. Mrs. Pedcrscn performed Iho official unveiling. Rev. Albert Baldeo, minister, conducted dedication ceremony during a recent Sunday morning worship service. AIi-s. Iran Meyers gave re- marks on the Pedersen family, Coaldale pioneers. Mrs. Peder- Fen has lived here longer than any person now living. Elie is 31 years of age. The family ai- rived in 1908. Just recently Mrs. Pedersen look up residence in IJw Golden Acres Lodge, Lcth- bridge. Biographies compiled by Don- ald Baldwin, of Coaldale, Ralph Evemden, Lcthbridge friends of Ihe Pedersen family and Mrs. Mabel Pedersen (wi- dow of the late Edward Peder- sen) were read by Mrs. Mey- ers Sir. Baldwin staled "Charles and Edward were the only local youngsters who continued their Irips lo Lcthbridge for music lessons during the hungry '30's, Bolh boys were very musical. Alberta us aboard wrecked yacht VANCOUVER Most of the 24 persons rescued when a Vancouver bound yacht was wrecked on a Caribbean reef last Tuesday have been flown here, while Uic yacht's owner is expected lo return later Ihis week. The 2-1 passengers and crew were taken off the Ilfrfool ketch Raven by ships of the Haitian Navy alter the yachl ran aground on the reef. Owner Jan de Groot of Van- couver was bringing the yacht lo Vancouver via Ihe Panama Canal for use at his Vancouver Academy of Sailing, a charter service and navigation school. Aboard the boat were a crew of five and 13 passengers, 17 of them Canadians. Most of the Canadians were Vancouver residents. Others reportedly in- cluded Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Ringham of Slony Plain, Alia., and Joan Whilely, of Van- couver and Calgary. Charles was a pianist and Ed- ward a violinist. Tor a long time Charles served as the Coaldale United Church choir pianist. Accompanying Mrs. Agnes Pedersen as special guests al the presenlation were her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Mabel Pedersen, her grandson, Char- les Pedersen and Mrs. Pecler- srn, her granddaughter Mrs. Dan (Shirley) rtnsc and sever- al of he-r prcal Grandchildren, all of Medicine Hal. SIA.N'Y VEHICLES In 1965. I here were motor vehicles registered in Canada. lhat M'lujol boards whrisc ary agreements with tcachcrE piividc more than Ihp G.f> per crnl increase suggested by the government will have lo apply through referendum to the vot- ers for permission to raise the c.xlra money, Mr. Chambers said he has heard nothing from Vk-loria officials on the matter. "All I know at the present lima is what I read in the ncwspa- Mr. said. Also unclear at this time is wliclher Ferine District school board may apply the 110 per cent factor lo its budgel, al- though it has, in effect, already done this. At a recent special meeting, (he board trimmed its operat ing budget down lo HO per cent of the basic education cost. Un- ccrlainly stems from an an- nouncement from the minister of cducafion several weeks ago that some areas will he allow- ed lo go only lo 108 per cent of the basic education costs, wluic others, under certain con- ditions. may apply the 110 per cent factor. The matter has never been made crystal clear. In rernie'5 case, jlr. Cham- bcrs said, he is assuming the lin per cenl will be al-! lowed. The operating budget must be submitted by Feb. 15, al- though district assessments and government grant structures will nol be known by lhat dale. Brawls erupt in British coal strike BIKHtNGH AM. E n E I 3 n d (AP) Britain's nationwide coal miners' strike entered its ifth week Monday and erupted into brawls as picketing miners clashed with police outside iajit coke depot. The violence began as 300 po- icc linked arms in a bid to hold hack more than 580 angry miners. The miners were trying o stop trucks from entering or leading the depot containing tons of biggest fuel store lelt in the industrial Midlands region of England. Earlier, the miners managed .0 chase away most of the wait- ng trucks wilh a broadside of jies, fruit and eggs. Then two rucks forced their way through he picket lines and UK miners umed on Ihe police. One officer was punched In he stomach and had lo be aken to hospital. Others had heir helmels knocked off as they grappled wilh Ihe miners. The miners are de- manding an ll-per-ceiit wage in- crease. They have rejected a national coal bonrd offer of a .9-per-cent increase. An under- ground worker cams the equiv- alent of J49.40 as a basic weekly ale. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernjn Decoux, Resident Rap., Bluifmoro Phone 562-2149 Dentists indicate Sparwood interest NATAL fUNS) At Hie reg-.lo focus attention on all as- ular meeting of Ihe Sparwood j peels o[ health. The association Communily Development Asso-1 hopes to do this through a lee COUNTRY NEWS These Are Die Lctlibridgc Herald Correspondents in Your Area VAUXHAU MRS. PAT POWERS STIRLING RUTH ZAUGG TABER ROSS P.O. Boj 23'? General Delivery GIDB P.O. Box 2187 TYRRELL'S LAKE MRS. MARY HAMUNG ......P.O. Box 97, Wrcnlham WARNER MRS. PEARL LIEBEIT General Delivery Contact theio pcontn tor your District Newt or Classified Advertising elation, the Sparwood Commun- ity Development Officer, Dick Clarke announced inat an in- terim dentist will be in Spar- wood for a period of six wcck5 ill October and November, and in Elkford for two weeks in No- vember and December. The dentist is Dr. James A. neb- son. Sometime a'lcr K c h o o stalls again in the fall ar- rangements will he made foi LV appointments for the den- list. Jlr. Clarke also reported to Ihe meeting that Iwo dentists have also indicated establish- ing practices in the near future. Bpanvood hi The sui-vey of housing prob- lems conduclcd rccenlly by the Association has resulted in a representative of Dawson De- velopments Limited visiling the area to interview people who have purchased houses built by that company. The representa- tive has teen in the area for n couple of weeks. A discussion was also held about the formation of a senior group to represent all of Ihe senior citizens in Iho area. The. present socicly is primarily concerned with the residenl.s of the Senior Citizens Villa. Tlie prnup will lie prim- arily concerned wilh Ihe rec- reation a n d onlcrlainm e n I needs of Ihe senior citizens in the community. Plans for a Health Week in Spanvowl in June were also discussed nl Ihe meeting. The purpose of Ihr will Iw lo allonlion on all aspects of IwalUi. The association hopes ture series, displays and par- ticipatory events. Additional de- tails will become available as the week approaches. The association also disclosed j plans for two safety programs I and a baby-sitter training pro- i gram. One of Ihe safely programs will be (he "Elmer Eelephanf road safely program for young- slcrs from kindergarten to Grades 5 to 6. It is being held in co-operation with (he Ele- mentary school and Hie local liCJIP. The program is based on lhat of Ihe B.C. Safely Coun- cil. It will feature posters, talks and demonstrations. The pro- gram will he under way in the next few weeks. The second program is one on bicycle safely. It will be lield in the spring and will be held in co-operation with tho Elementary School and I h c new. The Baby Siller Training Pro-1 sram will be for youngsters in i Grades (i lo 7 in the Element- j ary School and for secondary j slndcnls. II include hasie fii-sl aid. pr-noral care for UK baby and training lor emei Ecncics. i HA1IMAN ON NOTF.S DACCA (AP) Bangladesh currency nnlcs will bear Uic of Prime Minister Muji- >ur nahman on one side and a piclurc of royal Tlengal tiger on he olhcr, A. Iliimidiillah, governor of fianglndesh Hank, i announced linro. CLEARANCE CHOICE lihle c.ubr 'sluing en n r-i'.'jn olumi- 11 u m p d c s I o I b u j c. 1' s finish Is a lovely example of the popular Teak Trend in slereo en bine fry. The si? pa rait cub'.' shaped speakers on 'heir own Siijridi CiX- 5Cdf'- T oiislanl. 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