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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta IBWW r? DISTRICT Ml Bingo, beer garden and rolling pins Mrs. Ondrick hosts club ETZIOM (HNS) - The Community Club met recently at the home of Mrs. Mike (Alice) Ondrick. "Thank you" cards were read from the Pleasant View Lodge acknowledging last month's preserves. Two "hobo" teas were held and fines paid. The layette for Mrs. Eddy Harty was delivered and the tea prize went to Miss Marie Davis. The next meeting is slated for March 14 at the home of Mrs. Clovis (Kay) Scheltgen. Foremost Jubilee '73 shapes up By GOEFF TAGG Special Correspondent FOREMOST-A recent meeting of the Jubilee '73 committee here completed the list of events for 60th anniversary celebrations to be held on the weekend of July 20 to 22. The meeting appointed vice-president Joe Trekofski and four directors, Vernon Arnold, Dave Berntson, Sharon Baker and Bill Black. Promotional director is Geoff Tagg. FINAL TIMETABLE The final timetable will be left to the organizing body. The first event to get under way will be the beard-growing contest, to be sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. It will take registration from April 1." Events that will definitely be scheduled include an official opening ceremony, giant barbecue, street dance and costume ball, pancake breakfast, golf tournament with an oldtimers section, the official opening of the new seed-cieaning plant, a swim meet, slowpitch tourna^ ment, school reunion, fishing derby, oldtimers tea room, bicycle races, horseshoes, rolling pin throwing contest, bingo, beer garden, mammoth anniversary parade and an open air worship service. An antique room will be opened, possibly for a week preceding the event. It is hoped to use the Foremost station for this purpose. A rodeo is tentatively sched idee! for the Sunday afternoon. Every organization .in the community will have responsibility for at least one of the events. They will report monthly to a full meeting of the committee that will co-ordinate the program. The meeting decided the Dia- Classy Claresholm skater tops at Pincher Miss Carolyn MacOdrum moves through the recent free-style subsectional event at Pincher Creek to win the pre-juvenile women's free skating event. She will take part in the Foothills Figure Skating Club's Down Memory Lane Ice Revue. It opens at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in the Claresholm Arena. THE JEAN JUNGLE CENTRE VILLAGE MALL WAREHOUSE Thursday Door Buster Special THURSDAY FROM 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. EMBROIDERED AND PRINTED �1.99 WESTERN SHIRTS Reg. to 10.00 for only......,....... 1 MANY OTHER UNADVERTISED SPECIALS DURING OUR WAREHOUSE SALE 326 5th Street S. Phone 327-8578 'Pass groups spur action in 4 fields BLAIRMORE - Seventy-five people met recently at the Crowsnest Consolidated High School to discuss the formation of a provincial park; celebration of the RCMP Centennial; formation of a Crowsnest Pass historical society; and the need for a Crowsnest Pass citizens tourist association. The provincial park discus' sion group unanimously agreed there is an urgent need for a provincial park in the Crowsnest Pass. The historical society discussion group recognized the immediate need for a Crowsnest Pass Historical Society to preserve the history and artifacts of the Crowsnest Pass. The his torical society will meet March 4 at 7:30 p.m. to adopt a constitution and elect officers. RCMP group will meet Sunday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in St. Annes' Parish Hall, Blair-more. The public is urged to attend this meeting. The Crowsnest Pass citizens tourist association discussion group felt there is a need for a Citizens Tourist Association for the Crowsnest Pass. A constitution committee consisting of Jim Kerr, Bob Riddell, Mort MacKeil, Max Brown, Jacques Martin, Kay Kerr and Fred Bradley was chosen to draft a constitution and choose a date for an organizational meeting. Mrs. Weeks opens meeting Etzikom ETZIKOM (HNS) - The Women's Missionary Society of the Evangelical Free Church met at the home of Mrs. Myrtle Schmidt recently. Mrs. Esther Weeks opened the meeting with a poem and led the devotional for the month. Missionary letters were read, followed by prayer. A discussion was held in regards to clothing a Japanese girl. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Betty Cooper. Honor Huculak PINCHER CREEK (Special) -District bowlers and Leth-bridge roll - off winners met here recently to honor Bill Huculak on his recent bowling of a perfect game of 450. Ron Brown presented Mr. Huculak with a check for $300 and gift certificates. Gail Visser, secretary - treasurer of the local bowling association presented him with an electronic watch on behalf of the bowlers. More district pages 13, 14 mond Jubilee sign should be placed at the north end of Centre Street, close to the Cenotaph, as this is the junction of all roads loading into the community. The next general meeting of the Jubilee '73 committee was set for Tuesday, March 6, at 8 p.m. The committee has purchased Bow Island's three-dimensional symbol. Fred Mellen, mayor of Bow Island, said the diamond is fast becoming a travelling stone and could become one of the most famous rolling stones. The work of art was introduced to southern Alberta from Rosetown, Sask., to help Bow Island residents tell the world of their celebration. In a effort to stir more interest in the Foremost celebrations this summer, the diamond was purchased from Bow Island. Prior to the move, Bow Island Chamber of Commerce president Dr. Phil Bryant will have a special plaque installed on the diamond to show where it has been. Dr. Bryant suggests the diamond may return to Bow Island to help residents celebrate the 75th Jubilee celebrations. ihhHHi ^^^^^^^^^^^ Wednesday, February 21, 1973 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 Golden ivedding anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Slapak of Blairmore were congratulated recently by more than 80 friends and relatives who called on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. He came from Czechoslovakia to Frank in 1913 and to Blairmore in 1928 to work in the mines. They were married in the Blairmore United Church. A musician, Mr. Slapak has played af 55 New Year's dances in the 'Pass. They have a son Ken at Seattle and one daughter, Mrs. A. (Helen) Giacemuzzi of Blairmore and five grandchildren. UCW plans to pray for world IRON SPRINGS (HNS) -Iron Springs United Church' Women met at the home of Mrs. O. Mehlen. Mrs. C. Oliver chose as her theme for the worship service "Instant Bread." Boll call involved a quotation from Jonah. Representatives of several denominations met recently at the home of Mrs. L. Robson and made plans for the World Day Of Prayer. It will be held in the Iron Springs United Church at 3:30 p.m. March 2. IS A STRIKE NECESSARY? The 1340 teachers in the jurisdiction of the IS school boards comprising the Southern Alberta School Authorities Association are proposing action that will esult in a callous disregard of the educational needs of some 27,000 students in this area. They are being asked to approve strike action. The recommendation they strike comes from professional union negotiator* They have been advised that the salaries offered them are not compatible with teacher salaries obtained elsewhere. Your trustees do not agree with this! Don't forget, teachers get one raise a year. They receive this because they ar� paid on a grid basis. They receive a stated increase in pay for each year'* service, up to ten years. This comes, regardless of any classroom improve* ment on their part. Following are abbreviated 'grids', showing what SASAA teachers earned last term; what they are offered this term (which is 6.2% increase on the grid; they are asking 9.1%). The last table shows, for comparison sake, what teachers ii� the Lethbridge schools will earn on the basis of their recently settled negotiations. SASAA agreements are on school term Sept.-Aug. whereas recent city of Lethbridge agreement is on calendar year Jan^.-Dec. 1973. (a) SASAA teacher earnings, 1971-72 No. Yrs. Univ. Trng 1 2 3 4 5 6 Teacher, No Exper. 4900 5700 6500 7950 8500 8950 Teacher, 10 yrs. Exp. 7500 8800 10050 12900 13450 13909 (b) SASAA teacher, with proferred earnings 1972-73 Teacher, No Exp. 5200 6050 6900 8450 9000 9500 Teacher, 10 yr. Exp. 8000 9350 10700 13700 14250 14750 (c) Earnings of Lethbridge teachers, Sept. 72 - Aug. 73 Teacher, No Exp. 4766 5666 6600 8533 9033 9533 Teacher, 10 yrs. Exp. 8333 9466 10633 13833 14332 14900 Your school boards believe their offer is fair and reasonable. It offers our teachers not less than what others are receiving. In total dollars, ii is greater. We as your school representatives, invite you to ask your trustee to speak for you, explaining the details of the conflicting negotiations. Better yet, call in at the SASAA offices located in the Holiday Inn, Lethbridge for material to help you understand why your trustees are resisting what they consider unfair and even unreasonable demands. Southern Alberta School Authorities Association Representing 18 School Boards and 27,000 students. FOREMOST, ALBERTA CONTINUE.. m Your trade-in is now worth big money at Capitol. Come in or load it into the truck and bring it in to us! OUR STOCK OF SECOND HAND FURNITURE IS REALLY LOW AND WE NEED YOUR USED  APPLIANCES,  CHESTERFIELD SUITES  MATTRESSES  TV SETS  BEDROOM SUITES  BOX SPRINGS  STEREOS  KITCHEN SUITES  CARPETS  Generous trade-in allowances  Convenient terms available! . @ Open Till 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday Nights! ;