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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, February 20, 1973 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID - 3 Display of magic Oscar Traverne of Picture Butte performs a few tricks at a recent meeting of the Picture Butte Sugar Makers' Labor Union Local 117. Magician Traverne is a former employee of Canadian Sugar Factories and is now retired. Education of Hutterite children concerns Willow Creek trustees CLARESHOLM (H N S) - Willow Creek school board has received the result of a survey sent out to teachers in the division asking if they favored extending the level system to the junior high school area. Only 50. per cent responded, and of these 25 were in favor and six were not. The system has been successful in the elementary schools as it allows a child to program at his own speed. The board expressed concern over the content of the new automotive course at the composite school. They were also concerned over the program for six-year-old children at the Parkland Hutterite Colony. Superintendent Dr. A. Mac-leod was asked to visit the colony. Hutterite officials have a program in which they teach their children the German language. When pupils start the formal school program,, they must then speak English for the first time. The board decided to hire Wayne Fleming as band instructor for the division effective May 1. Cuts ribbon Nobleford Mayor Arnold Lubbers, left, cuts the ribbon to open the new Nobleford Community Ice Centre. Above, Richard Deimulh, vice - president of the Nobleford Community Ice Centre, accepts a measuring stick gift from Carl Hugct, president of the Southern Alberta Curling Association. A provincial government grant for $4,652 got the project started. The recent citizens' drive for funds netted SG.20G. Nobleford's next project: A skating rink. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS -:- CIRCULATION -:- JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blalrmore - Phone 562-2149 The LetKbridge Herald 1 Correspondent in Your Area | CLARESHOLM 1 PAUL ANDERSEN ............ ........ 235-3581 | COUTTS 1 MRS. HENRY HACKE ..... ............. 344-3782 | COALDALE I MRS. PETER TYMBURSKI ................ 345-3921 | ENCHANT MRS. MARGARET DORCHAK ............. 739-2159 | BARONS | NORMA MYSON ...................... 757-3950 j CROWSNEST PASS I VERN DECOUX ....................... 562-2149 j Contact these people for your District News | or Classified Advertising 3 IIIIIIIIIJUIBillillilllilflill Coaldale food fair March 9 COALDALE (HNS) - Coal-dale Home and School Association will again sponsor its annual International F o ci d Fair. The fair will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 9 in the Kate Andrews High School. Convener is Mrs. John Slem-ko and assistant convener is Mrs. Irvin Pickering. Group captains for the various ethnic groups represented at separate table displays will be appointed. The public is kindly asked to become involved in this project. Anyone having baked or other food items to contribute on the day of the fair cam take the goods to the school commencing at 2 p.m. This allows time for displays to be set up for the evening fair. Or, items may be picked up. Phone Mrs. Slemko at 345-3198 or Mrs. Pickering 345-4] 19. The Baker Brass will present a concert directed by Clifford Harvey, at .the fair. Ball park to be site of abattoir PINCHER CREEK (Special) -At the recent town council meeting, council decided to reserve the sale of the ball park property, adjacent to the Cardinal Coach Lines property east of Highway 6, to William Parkinson to use as a site for a modern polLution-free abattoir. It is subject to the following conditions: That the proposed use thereof be posted on the property; that the proposed use of the property be published in a newspaper circulating in the area; that council will hear representations as to the desirability of permitting the proposed use of the property; that if the decision of council is favorable, Mr. Parkinson shall satisfy council the pro posed use of the property shall not' create a nuisance. Wayne Kearl wins awaiM CARDSTON (HNS) - Wayne Kearl of San Antonio, Tex., son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Kearl of Cardston, received an award from the Harte-Hanks Company, a national corporation based in Texas. They operate some 22 divi sions in the U.S. They are owners of KENS-TV and Express News at San Antonio. Mr. Kearl is president and general manager. At their annual management meeting in Houston, Mr. Kearl received the top award for being "the most professional and best all-around general manager" in the entire division. The award consisted of speciality imported camera equip-m'int and a generous cheque. Earlier the San Antonio division presented him with a Mercedes-Benz car and a cash bonus in recognition of "outstanding success" in the year's business. Receive roses COALDALE (HNS) - Senior members of the Coaldale Pythian Sisters Sunset Temple 6 were each presented with a long-stem rose. Honored were Mrs. , Ray Perry, Mrs. Esther Corey, Mrs.. Scott Daws, Mrs. William (Duia) Mc.Gillivray, JMrs. Gladys Gordon, Mrs. Gladys Noble and Mrs. Alex Brown. Those not in attendance but also eligible to receive the flowers were Mrs. Emdlie Baldry, who recently took up residence in the Blue Sky Lodge, Leth-bridge, Mrs. Emima Claasen, Mrs. Agnes Pearson and Mrs. Came Nielsen. The next meeting will be held Tuesday, March 13, with a pot-luck lunch preceding the business. No debentures TABER (HNS) - The Taber MD will not enter into any debenture financing for capital projects this year. This decision was made at a recent council meeting in response to an inquiry by the Alberta Municipal Finance Corporation as to the 1973 money requirements of the MD. DISTRICT'Wml Honor Legion commander Harry Freeman of Bellevue receives a past-zone commander's pin Bellevue Legion and Elmo Fontana of the Blairmore Legion look on. Mr. from Al Goddard, right, acting Royal Canadian Legion zone commander, Freeman also received a life membership in the Bellevue Legion, while presidents R. M. Langille of the Coleman Legion, Ron Cole of the Top story Robert Girbav, Grade 11 student at Kate /"-"drews High School, Coaldale, has written a short story, about a young boy and Ids mechanical invention, which lias been accepted by Alberta Anthology. Entitled Kevin's Creation, it was selected from more than 100 entries in a province-wide competition. Coalhurst High School to be enlarged By MARGA OKKEN Herald News Service COALHURST - The Coalhurst school board revealed at its recent annual meeting that plans have been drafted for an additional libi-ary, an infirmary and to enlarge the chemistry room in the high school. The plans were sent to the department of education, Edmonton. This improvement should be completed by the fall semester. Funds raised by the school board were spent on the e'e-mentary school track meet, Christmas treats for students and for the high' school girls basketball team. The girls will be playing in the provincial finals. Although there lias been a growing student population, subjects of home economics and workshop can not be re-established yet. These subjects were taken out of the school's program in 1965 and the Legion obtained the building used for these classes. D. Burge, superintendent of Lethbridge County 26 schools, informed the meeting that in the near future Grade 8 and 9 witl be bused to Picture Butte lo enable local students to learn shop and home ec. Board chairman C. Bartz has been associated with the local school board for the past three years. His efforts for the upkeep and needs of local schools drew a vote of appreciation from Coalhurst residents. Mr. Bartz is retiring from the board along with T. Garrett after one year of service. Elected for the two posts were B. Schuurman and L. Fekete both of Coalhurst. All county schools show a drop in student population, except here. The elementary school has 131 pupils in six grades, anticipating that about 200 pupils will fill the classroom by the fall enrolment. There also is an increase of students in the high school but quite a number of students drop out in Grade 10 and 11 to join the labor force. They then further their education by taking courses at the Lethbridge Community College or by other means. million-mark passed by Fernie school board NATAL (HNS) - The Fernie school district board's $3,043,-793 budget is a record-breaking one, the first to top the $3 million figure. Back in 1963, the total school district budget was $731,649. Then came the seventies and the board's biggest boom. In 1S70 the budget hit $1,632,945. Last year the budget hit $2,-665,944. Trustee Len Musil recently remarked on an item of more than $200,000 for debt charges, payable in January. The 1973 budget lists 21 money bylaws in the debt sendees account with the total charge in 1973 of $268,437. In addition, the board must at times resort to short-term boiTOwing. The 1973 bill for this sendee has been estimated at $36,525. Win Bud Bach trophy The Lewis Phillips rink of Nobleford wins the Bud Buck Spencer, second, Minnie Bennink; and Lewis Phillips. Bach trophy at the Royal Canadian Legion Zone 3 mixed They go to the district playdowns at Pincher Creek, playdowns- at Nobleford. From left, Alice Sjogren, lead; Spar wood recreation centre A $650,000 recreation centre is nearing completion at Sparwood. It is being built to replace the old Natal Arena which was destroyed under the urban renewal scheme. The community hall portion of the complex is being used already. iiiinuiiniiiiuiiuiniiiiiiiiiiittii Dr. Carney to speak at P. Butte PICTURE BUTTE - Dr. meeting of the Picture Butte R. J. Carney, executive di- Separate School District No. rector of the Alberta Cat-h- 79 at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 clic School Trustees Associa- in the school here, lion, will address the annual Reports will be heard. llilllillllllllllllllllllBlillilliliiiliiilllllll QUICK MOUNT ALTEVERT0R MOUNTS EASILY ON CARS, TRUCKS or TRACTORS Converts 12V to 110V Will operate any brush type motor or 110v heating element, 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 Red Cross drive COALDALE (HNS) - The Coaldale Rotary Club will conduct the.'annual Red Cross canvass for funds here. Organizing the 1973 canvass are Alton Krsapp and Henry Krceker. Mrs. Alton (Marguerite) Knapp is secretary.  Jolly Janes WARNER (HNS) - Jolly Janes met recently in the Warner Memorial Library. Mrs. William Danger field, Coutts Women's Institute constituency convener, attended. Program for the day was learning to knit or crochet. Helpers were Pauline Troidl, Enes Millhaem, Marlene Pot-vin, Pearl Liebelt and Lillian Dangerfield. Supervisors were Ella Hep-pier and Evelyn Gray. Hostesses were the Conrad girls, Sherri Millhaem and Laurie Brantner. 30-day term CRANBROOK (Special)- Convicted of criminal negligence in the highway collision death of Lome Flewelling, 19, of Canal Flat, David E. Jolie of Kimberley has been sentenced by Judge Michelangelo Proven-zano. An impaired driving charge was dismissed. He will serve 30 days at the B.C. Correctional Centre without option of a fine, and Is barred from driving any motor vehicle in Canada for five years. AWAY FROM HOME About 13,000 members of the Canadian Armed Forces are serving outside of Canada. Why Are You A Poor Talker? A noted publisher in Chicago reports a simple technique of everyday conversation which can pay you real dividends in social and business advancement and works like magic to give you poise, self-confidence and greater popularity. According to this publisher, many people do not realize how much they could influence others simply by what they say and how they say it. Whether in business, at social functions, or even in casual conversation! with new acquaintances there are ways to make a good impression every time you talk. To acquaint the readers of this paper with the easy-to-follow rules for developing skill in everyday conversation, the publishers have printed full details of their interesting self-training method in a new booklet, "Adventures in Conversation," which will be mailed free to anyone who requests If. No obligation. Send your name, address, and zip code to: Conversation 555 E. Lange St., Dept. 628-98 Mundelein, III., 60060. 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