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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, February 8, 1973 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 DISTRICT NEWS Right man at the right time Andy Mackay, left, takes the oath of office from Fort Macleod sheriff Grey Cress-man. Mr. Mackay heads the Fort Macleod and District Chamber of Commerce as plans unfold and materialize for Centennial year. It is set to begin this fall. Remedial must he Centennial calendar awaited FORT MACLEOD (Special) - Andy Mackay has been sworn in as president of the Fort Macleod and District Chamber of Commerce. Other officers taking office are Dr. John Walker, first vice-president; Ted Larson, second vice-president; and Harry Taylor, secretary - treasurer. Lack of interest is alleged to local businesses and citizens. Redd speaks RAYMOND (HNS) - Raymond people have indicated interest in the address Friday, at the Lethbridge LDS Stake Centre. Phillip Redd, LDS mission representative to the general church organization and director of the Edmonton Institute of Religion, will speak. His subject will be "Our Responsibility for the preparing for the Second Coming of Christ." Time of the lecture is 7:30 p.m. QUICK MOUNT ALTEVERTOR MOUNTS EASILY ON' CARS, TRUCKS or TRACTORS Converts 12V to 110V Will operate any brush type motor or llOv heating e'e-ment, will operate welder using up to 3000 watts, with no damage to vehicle, alternator or tools. Lifetime guarantee, a must for all farm, ranch or industrial vehicles. Sold Exclusively at FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-6070 This was of top priority concern for those assembled. Membership fees were discussed. A change in the graduated scale for large businesses was approved. The basic rate will be increased to $15 from $5. Dr. I. Bennett discussed the possibility of a firm that may establish in south Alberta. Mr. Mackay immediately contacted the managers. Centennial plans for the old Wins medal Ken Bascom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Bascom of McNally, has won the Governor-General's Medal for achieving highest marks in Grade 9 in Lethbridge County 26 schools. He is now attending the Kate Andrews High School at Coaldalc. RCMP Barracks site were brought before the members by Dr. Walker. MLA Leighton Buckwell suggested the chamber become involved in the planning of the new brochure to advertise the town. The Town of Fort Macleod, the centennial society and the historical association are printing a calendar of events for centennial year. Jim Ellis, president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, will be a luncheon guest Feb. 21. Warner centre to open WARNER (HNS) - This coming weekend will be a fun-filled one at the Warner Artificial Ice Centre. Saturday's activities will begin at the school auditorium at 8 a.m. with a pancake breakfast. At the ice centre skate races, for children of all ages, will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. Then the Tiny Mite hockey teams from Foremost and Warner will meet on the ice for a challenging game. A broomball tournament will begin at 2 p.m. At 5:30 women will endeavor to show daughters the "real way" to play hockey. The fathers will make their impression on sons! Milk River Kinsmen will take to the ice at 7 p.m. in a broom-ball game against the Warner Elks. CJOC is sending its "smockey team" to the ice centre to play at 8 p.m. A moccasin dance will ter-from 9 till 12. Sunday the grand opening of the centre will take place at 2 p.m., followed by figure skating classes with their presentations. Three members of the Lethbridge Figure Skating Club, Janine Folkins, Frances Peda and Janet Rudd, will perform. Hockey at 4 will involve Warner and Raymond men. Public skating will follow. Booster buttons at $1 each will give entry to all events. MAGRATH (HNS) - Remedial reading is an area in rural and town schools that needs immediate attention, Mrs. Ruth Daw of Lethbridge, past chairman of the Le\ bridge council for the Home and School Federation, says. Spealdng on the Worth Report to the Magrath Home and School Association, Mrs. Daw noted there are no grants for learning disabilities south of Calgary, such as remedial reading. There are some children whose phonetic ability is not developed until Grade 6. She has found 118 pupils who cannot handle basic courses. "They are not stupid but can't hear or see properly," she said. The speaker told of the Home and School council's contribution of recommendations for the Worth Report. Parent communication for all schools was urged. In a survey .taken, 70 per cent of the parents felt they could not open up and talk with teachers. Early schooling, open to all, Miss Stanford showered with gifts COUTTS (HNS) - Miss Jessie Stanford was honored at a a shower held recently in the Courts Civic Centre. More than 80 friends and relatives were in attendance. Entertainment for the evening included music by pianist Elizabeth Lisowski; Leo and accordionist Mary Anne Tren-ker. Margaret Foss read a story in verse to a pantomime about Miss Stanford's childhood. Assisting with the gifts were Andrea McNab and Elizabeth Lisowski. Janet Stanford recorded. The hostess gift to the bride-elect was a set of coppertone cook ware. Cowley Lions back Macleod on visit COWLEY (HNS) - Cowley Lions have passed a resolution that, through MP Ken Hurlburt, the matter of the Queen's visit to Fort Macleod be taken up with government officials in charge of her itinerary. Lions feel that Fort Macleod, established as a focal point of law and order in the west before Calgary, should have the honor of Queen Elizabeth's visit. Valentine ball, trophies for sportsmen Saturday COALDALE (HNS) - The annual trophy day and Valentine dance of the Coaldale and District Fish and Game Asso- SNOWED IN ON YOUR INCOME No need to get lost In all the details of tax prepar- (Q^pLETE atiom BLOCK will quickly RETURNS prepare your return ana Guarantee �** accuracy. Make trackt to H & R MOCK. Ifs a good place lo place your confidence. ciation will be held Saturday, Feb. 10, in the Kate Andrews High School. It will commence at 2 p.m. Morley Barrett, chief game biologist for southern Alberta, will speak and show slides. Awards will be presented for big game, fish and predator competitions. All local entiles should be in by the evening of Friday, Feb. 9, and other entries must be in no later than 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. Entries may be left at the Southern Alberta Co-op Store, Coaldale; Len Steinbren n er, 2220 14th St., or Duncan Lloyd, 1202 21st Ave. The dance will commence at 8:30 p.m. INIK IL9EK t�7t ,. ____GUARANTEE 1_____________ - We guarantee accurate preparation of every tax return. If we make any errors that coat you any penalty or in-terest, we will pay only that penalty or interest. Canada's Largest Tax Service With Over 6000 Offices in North America 815 3rd AVE. SO. 314 13th ST. NO. OPEN 9 A.M.-9 P.M. WEEKDAYS, 9-5 SATURDAY PH. 327-3712 OPEN TONIGHT - NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY Hi Neighbor club hosts 20 women RAYMOND (HNS) - Twenty women from the Ridge View Lodge and the Alberta Hospital here were taken to Lethbridge recently where they were guests of the Hi Neighbor Club at the Polynesian Pearls presentation of South Pacific dancing. The trip to Lethbridge was made by private cars, public-minded citizens calling for the women, driving them to Lethbridge and returning them in the early evening. Empty building CLARESHOLM (HNS) - The former 39-bed Claresholm General Hospital, located in the scuthwest end of town, stands empty. Much of the equipment is still in the hospital and will be offered for sale by the board at an auction later this year. A use has not been found for the old buildings but use as a boarding house for out-of-town students has been suggested. The landscaping around the old hospital is the finest to be found in town'and testifies to the devoted work of former caretaker the late Jimmy Lawrence. Sugar Makers Credit Union is buoyant TABER (HNS) - An interest dividend of 6,8 per cent on share savings was approved at the recent annual dinner meeting of the Taber Sugar Makers Savings and Credit Union. It will be distributed to the union's 141 members. They have accumulated savings of $166,580 during the past 23 years. Credit union assets at year-end stood at $208,580, an increase of some $9,500 during the past year. Loans to 60 members amount to $186,300 outstanding, and interest rates are uniform at 8.67 per cent per annum. Operating surplus at year end before allocation to reserves amounted to just over ?12,000 out of total revenue of $16,164. The major item of expense was premium paid on savings and loan insurance. The financial report was given by secretary-treasurer Dale E. Clifton. He explained the impact of federal income tax imposed on credit unions for the first time. He said the credit union has written off no accounts out of the $1,045,582 since inception in July, 1949. reading offered was another suggestion which has now been presented to the Lethbridge school board for a decision in March..The report favors preschool training for all. "We must first look at futures," stated Mrs. Daw. "The effect of birt>. control has made changes. We didn't anticipate youths staying away from university. We must choose courses now in high school." Home and School Federation can help as a pressure group in achieving needs. Representatives take resolutions to Edmonton and the cabinet. One was to get equal advantages for smaller, older schools. "Too many in Alberta wait and do nothing," she said. A total' of $1,000,000 has been given for upgrading of city schools. Dr. Worth proposed that which would helo poverty areas. Mrs. Nina Klopnenborg of Lethbridge spoke briefly on priority concerns of the Worth Reoort. Preschool education should be made available to all - not just to those who can afford private kindergarten. Grade 12 departmental exams should he abolished as they regimentalize all students to take the same things. It is wrong to require a rigid set of rules, she said. Accrediting high school was recommended. A grant of $300 per year is available for any who need help to stay in school. A sumanary of the report is available from the Alberta Federation of Home and School. eouting By CA. Weekes Buhnan wins tall tales test CLARESHOLM (S p e c i a 1) - Boys served at a wild game supper held by the 3rd Clares-holm Troop of Boy Scouts in the LDS Cultural Hall here. The dinner was followed by a "tall tales" contest with Henri Toone presiding. It was again won by Art Bulman, now of Cardston but formerly of Stavely. Other contestants were Bill Hooker, Claresholm; Mrs. George Lucas and Leroy Ras-mussen, Stavely; and George LePard, Calgary. More district on page 19 The Lethbridge Herald 1 Correspondent in Your Area ( ETZIKOM � MRS. PIUS EHNES ..................... 666-2157 | ENCHANT | MRS. JOHN DORCHAK ................. 739-2159 | FERNIE I MRS. RICHARD WILLIAMS ............... 423-7438 f FOREMOST | GEOFF TAGG ......................... 867-3661 | FORT MACLEOD  MRS. TED SWIHART.................... 234-3612 | GRANUM | MRS. ED CESAR ....................... 236-3806 | Contact these people for your District News j or Classified Advertising jj ........IIIIIIIIWIIIIIIIMIIIII.........Illlllllllll.........IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIWIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIW WOMEN OF THE v DISTRICT World Day of Prayer COWLEY (HNS) - Preparations are being made for observation of the 1973 Women's World Day of Prayer March 2 in the Foothills United Church here. United Church Women are responsible for both program and refreshments. Mrs. June J asm an is the president. A warm welcome awaits women of all denominations. Learn to appreciate the miracle of nature! Look at birds. Study their size, their coloring for winter and summer, their migration habits. Study the snow for their tracks. Scouts must be able to differentiate between a raven and a crow, a chicadee and a Canada Jay, an Hungarian partridge from a pTieasant. When on a hike be quiet or you will see nothing. At Camp Tmpcesa a few years ago, on a hike around ill? lake, 20 boys saw nothing; five at rear saw a fawn curled up in hiding. Collect small bird and animal books. At your headquarters have a wildlife library where you can find pictures, coloring and other information to help in identification. Get leaders of fish and game groups to talk and show slides, movies and other visual aids. Visit your nearest Alberta Wildlife office. You can get free booklets showing most wild game birds, animals and fish. Go to your public library and your school library. Museums can help a lot. Natural history museums are a tremendous help. Remember, one or two boys on a hike see more than a lai-ge number. Try to read a story in the snow. Was it a weasel or an owl that killed that rabbit? Having put your mind to all this study of nature, read, study and think of conservation and anti-pollution. Leaders can show you a number of badges you can earn and at the same time begin a life-long interest. You know now why we are so interested in Camp Impeesa and all that is found there. District Commissioner C. S. Blysak of the Crows-nest -district says unauthorized young people in S p a r w o od, El It ford . and Blairmore have been collecting funds in the name of the Boy Scouts of Canada. These people have no connection with the movement whatsoever. The Scout policy regarding financing states that "a service must be given for a contribution received." Be ale.rt for those who collect funds under false pretenses. Ask for identification. Today with so many Cubs and Scouts, even Venturers cooking, yes, even baking, how about a Valentine cake? Cookies are easy too. Every where you go there are senior citizens living alone or in lodges. Make them happy with a cake, cookies and a song. Read and ask if necessary but do try a few straight forward items such as Irish stew, rice pudding, macaroni and dumplings. Greetings go out this time to Cub II. Hassclman of the Pinchcr Creek Pack. This cheery fair-haired boy was recently con valescing from an appendectomy in St. Vincent's Hospital when we happened to visit his ward. Good going, Cub Hassclman! His only regret was that he would not be on a chuckwagon team at the Taber Rodeo on Feb. 17. Recently we visited the home of former Scouter Art Williams in Blairmore. On his front room wall was a huge oil painting depicting most realistically a canoe in real white-water rapids. A sergeant of the RCMP and an Indian are paddling for dear life. This picture has a story connected with it. Const. M e 1 v i n Williams, stationed at Yorkton, Sask., himself a former Scout from Blairmore, had occasion to be out on patrol during a very bitter blizzard in York-Ion when he came to a telephone booth in which an Indian couple arid their small child had been forced to take refuge. Thanks to Const. Wil-I iams the family were removed to his boarding house room where they were able to recover from the effects of their prolonged exposure to the cold. It turned out that the father was a noted Indian artist. He told the constable he would repay him for his kindness later. Time passed and two years later tins lovely oil painting was turned in to the detachment office. It hangs on a wall in his parents' home at Blairmore. Good hunting, all! Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS -:- CIRCULATION -:- JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore - Phone 562-2149 BRAZIER BURGER Buy One at Regular Price (55c) Get ONE for 2DAYS ONLY! Thursday and Friday Feb. 8th and 9th Dairy Queen brazier WCM)t> VOJ UKt TO adopt a family, mj? vVilsoj Just Foe TOkJUjHT* 'LET'S ALL 60 TO DA/R.Y QUEEN* BOTH LOCATIONS:  SOUTH STORE  NORTH STORE Reg. U S Pat Oft Am. D. Q. Corp. c 1973 Am O. Q. Corp. 1152 M.M. Drive S. Phone 327-6440 516- 13th St. N. Phone 327-4855 ;