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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, February 19, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 TIBETANS GRADUATE Keilh Robin, right, presents a "graduation" certificate lo Phuntsok Khako. Twenty-five Tibetans have completed 17 weeks of training in basic English. Mr. Robin is -director of conlinuirrg education at the Lethbridge Community College. If was D happy day for Mr. Khako. His wife Pasang gave birlh to another new Canadian earlier the same day. Gibb Photos Tibetans 'graduate' miss oiiii) UlTalrl News Scrvicn U was "gradua- tion day" for 25 Tibetan adults here recently. It was tough-sledding but Uicy succeeded with a basic English course which began Sept. 28. The Tibetan families and in- dividuals were brought to tbis country by Canada Manpower Corpora I ion. They went lo school a.t the Taber Community Centre under an agreement with Lethbridge Community College. The 1971 immigrants number- ed 30, including 16 adults, six school-age children, and sev- eral infants who have been cared for in a nursery room. Tlie.se people have been housed in a local motor hotel. Most have now been placed on farms by CMC. The tfi starling adults were joined later by nina others who Teen-age pregnancies spur tamily life course CRANBROOK (Special) An optional course, called com- prehensive family life edu- cation, mil be introduced inlo the Mount Baker High School. The East Kootenav Medical Mrs. Gross honored CWL GRASSY LAKE (HNS) A 25-year membership scroll was recently awarded to Mrs. Jo- seph (Slopbina) Gross by the Grassy Lake Catholic Women's league council. Tlie presentation took place at Ihe Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital where Mrs. Gross is a patient. Association, concerned with Ihe rising rate ol mid teen un- planned pregnancies, made She proposal lo all boards a year ago. EKMA itself will supply pro- fessional lectures on two of the four phases of the course. These arc anatomy, physiology and life cycle: and population control including family plan- ning and morality, and contra- ceplive melhods. Psychology and sociology ol sex and marriage will be laught by a psychologist and the course section on over-pop illation including standard of living, capacity of Ihe world and medicine in this relation- ship will be taught by stall social studies teachers and coun sellers. All parents of Grade 11 male and female students will be no- tified of the plan, and asked to approve or vclo enrolment of lhat particular student. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernun Decoux, Resident Rep., Bloirmore Phone 562-2149 OPEN SATURDAY i nil? Don't get "8 on your INCOME TAX ..Tr STOP cmd think, li it world tho work and worry to struggle with your tax re- turn when we handle if quickly at low tort? Tha TAX SAVINGS drov- er often pay the hi, SMART! This yoar try HiRBlOCIf. .______________! antMmn_______ We guarantee preparilion of Ui return. If we mike my ernn trill rat jnu or in- terett, iie will pay only rnit pmilly or intemt. Canada's Largos! Tax Service With Over 6000 Officei in North Amariea 815 THIRD AVE. SOUTH 9-9 Weekdays, 9-5 Saturday Phone 327-3712 BNO APPOINTMENT NECESSARYi completed ilicir initial training, each receiving a ceilKicale of attendance. It was operated by LCC's di- rector of continuing education Keilh Robin under an agree- ment with CMC. Instructors were Mrs. Deve- ney Walters, Mrs, Lorry Her- man. Miss Cheryl MLnemolo and Mrs. Joan Oswald. School-age pupils attended the Dr. Hamman Elementary School following several days of orientation at the centre. At Llie graduation exercises, Mr. Robin addressed the gath- ering. J im Kanashiro of Canada Manpower, Lethbridge, also spoke. Introduction was in basic En- glish with stress placed on us- ing the new language in the areas 'of nutrition, home making, geography, money, chopping and banking. English used in making llicsu people aware of Canadian culture, health and social ser- vices, and basic agriculture and basic driving for the men. During recent weeks, the m.mljcr of Tibcians was joined by three Canadians by birth, ihe latest arriving at Taber Genera] Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Phuntsok Kahko, thcir firsl child. IN THE NURSERY Tib-'an lots are enjoying life under the liappy guidance of babysitter Kathleen Herman of Taber, top left. Having fun while molher and dad sludy English are, from left, Tashi tuding, Kyinzam Dekikhang- sar and Tenzin Tsering. A HAPPY OCCASION Tibetans ore all smiles as they receive certificates showing they have completed a course in basic English. Tap pholos, Tsering Sergong, left, and Lobsang Dratsangshema, righl, botlom photos, Dolma Tsering, lefl, and Kalsang Tsering, right, OUTSTANDING James Bell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Bell of Stirling, achieved a mark of 100 in Grade ]2 social studies first semester examinations. He won 8fi marks in English anil in FrmcJi. Joseph Pierre aids Indians CRANBROOK (Special) Employed jointly by the de- partment of Indian affairs and Cranbrook school district, Jo- seph Pierre of St. Mary's In- dian band, has been named to a newly-elected post. His main duty will be coun- selling Indians, both adulls and students, toward their fullest employment opportunities. SLudenl counselling will be through ihc public schools to- ward vocational training and jobs through Manpower advis- ory services. The board already has had, Tor a year, the services of Miss Pat Wright as Indian liome- school co-ordinalor whose par- ticular concern is with school students from the various re- serves. This also includes Indian adult counselling toward post- school vocational training. Taber MD buys 4 trucks TABER Four trucks worth about were purchased by the Taber MD following Ihe opening of ten ders. Two Chevrolet half-Ion pick- ups were tough! from Wallace Mc'Donr.ld and Sons. Taber. at each with no trade-in. Five oilier bids were received. A Iliree-ton chassis for gravel box is being obtained from Su- perior .Motors Ltd., Taber. The Ford unit costs and was selected from the five tenders received. Five bids were also received i a diesel Iractor for a 12 cubic yard trailer for gravel hauling. Tlie International pur- chased from Summit Motors Ltd., Taber, will cost more than and was the low- est of the bids received. The 12-yard trailer is on or- der from Fruchauf Trailer Company of Calgary for deli- very in time for spring road work. COUNTRY NEWS These Are Tlie lethbridge Herald Correspondents in Your Area NATAL, B.C. PAUt CHAU LOMOND MRS IEONARD CHASE P.O. Box 287 Gpnnrnl Delivery CARDSTON MRS. CATHERINE HUH............ Delivery COWLEY CLARENCE WEEKES P.O. Box 7 STAVELY MRS. VIOLET CLANCY Box 52 Contact ihnia people for your Dlttricl Newi or Classified Advertising Rummage sale run? Iwo days BLAIRHORE (CNP Bureau) The Circle of Service women of Ihe Blairmore United Church will hold the annual rummage sale in the United Church base- ment, Feb. 25 and 26. TIP evenl will begin Friday at 2 p.m. and continue until 9 p.m. Tlie sale will resume Satur- day morning at 10 a.m. and continue until ,1 p.m. Hi'.frcRhmcnls will be served j upstairs in (he church auditor- ium on bolh days. Persons having items Ihey wish to donate lo (he sale may h.ivc Die goods picker! up tele- plxming Tifl2-2M7 or 562-2715. STAFF CTIANGKS TAniill (IINS) Ron Mar- lin is Superior Molors I.ld., Tabor, general manager; Bill Sitlcr is genera] sales manag- er; Ed Fiedler, parts and ser- vice mnnngcr; .Tim Gunllier parls man; and flob Fettig, saU'snunl, says a recent 211 lauded bv Boon taxpayers sliuly problems SIlAUGIfNESSY (HNS) There was a good attendance al the recent Shmighncssv Tax- payer's Association meeting. Ii ivas learned UiaL the coun- ly authorized Ibe installation of tliree street lights. The work will be done by Calgary Power. The county also aulhorized the lights at the skating rink, this will be clone in the near future. Provisions are being made to In and get summer water lor families requiring it. The young people would like to have a new ball diamond at the site of the former play- ground instead of at the school ground. It U'GS decided to see if there is a recreation grant available. It is felt that the maintenance work should then be done by the young peole themselves. Dogs running at large are creating quite a problem here. I They turn over garbage cans, run in packs and bile young- ilers. The solution might be ihe necessity of having all dogs li- censed. Young children on Ihe si reels after nine p.m. are causing some concern. A sroxv fence is required by the old church, as the snow blows nff tlie playground and blocks the raod just east of the building. A finance commit Lee was formed in order to raise funds for the association. The next meeting will be March 6 at 7 p.m. al the Shaughncssy School. COALDALE (ILNS) -John Boon, director of Preventive Social Services here, said it was the first year of operation and particular emphasis was given to public relations and public education. It is important to have close contact with service groups, the councils of the nine parti- cipating municipalities and existing associations in the area, lie said. Mr. BOOJI said he appreciated j the excellent co oiwration of the Lethbridge Herald. Volunteer involvement is an essential part ol preventive so- cial scrvices. Mr. Boon statistics on the number of volunteers in varipus programs offered dur- ing 1971: Native Drop-In Cen- tre, Taber, 44, for a total of 649 hours; homemaker ser- vices one volunteer for 40 hours: drug alert, 12 volunteers for 200 hours; family life lec- tures, 17 to 15 volunteers for 175 hours; senior education dasso.s, eight volunteers for ,92 hours: senior citizen's assist- ance program, eight volunteers for 52 hours; day care survey by Sigma Phi, 15 for 136 hours; drug alcohol, family problem survey, 14 for a total of 72 hours; use of Civic Centre in Taber, five volunteers for 30 hours; senior citizen's home survey, Coaldale, 5fi taking 250 hours; summer camps, under- privileged children, 10 volun- teers for 50 hours; AA group, Coaldalc, eight for 20 hours; i foster homes for the aged, five volunteers contribucd 20 hours and the unemployed employ- ables, right volunteer persons which look 30 hours. A total of 211 volunteers were invoUed for a total of 1.024 hours. In 1071 the services of the so- cial psychologist were expand- ed. The emphasis previously was placed on services to the schools and new Blends to all the people in (lie comimmil.y. Mr. Boon slated efforts would be made towards creating a travelling (mobile) family hfe centre for the benefits of the community. Mrs Classen is I he social psychologist for Ihe. Barons- Eureka region. When there is involvement with children in a school set- ting the role of the psychologist here may be to counsel parents regarding pressure on the child. Counselling in the school is done with a view of promot- ing the emotional health of the child than specifically dea'ing with his learning dis- ability. RETURN HOME NOBLEFORD (HNS1) Mr. and Mrs Henry Bennink and Ingrid have recently returned home after a holiday in Hol- land. r i 'i "i TI HI ore district on page 10 WORK WANTED Small earth moving firm would like work from, eitlei, towns, formers, oil wells, contractor! in Southern Alberta, Preparing induslrinl; home sites, dugouts, land levelling, oil well roads. Reasonable rates. Have lop Grader; Scraper man. For more information: Write to Box 102, Lethbridge Herald SNJERNAnONAL TRUCK PARTS for ell makes! INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER SALES SERVICE 304 STAFFORD DRIVE PHONE 327-3125 OFF EVERYTHING IN THE STORE HOCKEY EQUIPMENT AND PAINT OFF SALE ENDS SATURDAY, MARCH 4th MARSHALL-WELLS STORE MAIN STREET FORT MACLEOD ;