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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 7, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta NEW YEAR'S Clarence Schile arrived on the wings of ihe stork at p.m. Jan. 1 r'o become the first baby in 1972 at Fort Macleod. He is the first child of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Schile of Fort Macleod and weighed in at six pounds, four ounces. Mrs. Gerafdme Schife says "If Mrs. Trudeau coufd have the Chrislmas baby I thought I can have the New Year's baby." Swihart Phoio New Year's baby arrives at Cardston CARDSTON (HNS) The I'Jew Year's baby here was born lo Mrs. Alexandria Cat- face at the Blood Indian Hospi- tal. She gave birth to a baby girl RECEIVES AWARD Paul Aldridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Aldridge of Cardston, receives ihe Governor- General's Award for achieving highest marks in the Grade 9 examinations in Ihe Cardslon school division. Junior high school principal Alma Sommerfeldt congralu- lalels Mr. Aldridge at Ihe recenl band concert. Mothers win bus for tots By ROSS GIHR Htrald News Service TABER Trustees of Tafoer school division reversed their stand on the subject of kinder- garten transportation when faced by a delegation of three mothers of pre schoolers of the Barnwell district. Mrs. Marilyn Allen, Mrs. Rita Allen, and Mrs. Verla Lip- tak presented their case of ap- peal. The round ended in their favor with the five following conditions. Kindergarten students are being picked up commencing Jan. .5, or dropped off, at the present bus stop nearest to their homes. Additional bus stops or mile- age will not be allowed. The board will not accept any responsibility for students waiting in town lo catch the bus. This IraH.sporlalion is on a trial basis until school closes next June, but will continue in the fall if no problems are ex- perienced. Transportation for k i nder- garten students will not be pro- vided if the bus operating on the route is loaded or required by regular students. The terms were accepted by the delegation, but the boards will keep a "close eye" on the operation during the next few months. The board won out on a sec- ond matter which originated with lunch room damage at the W. R. Myers High School in the fall of 1970. A S50 cheque was recently received from the Senior High Students' Council toward the cost of repairs. Payment had been requested earlier by the board. The re- quest was deferred when slu- denls indicated the money could be better spent on a pro- gram to improve the school spirit. H apparently was not undertaken. at a.m. Jan. 1 weighing six IDS., 13 oz. She has five other children. Mother and baby received gifts from the St. Paul's Anglican Church Women and the hospi- tal. Another baby waited until Sunday, Jan. 2, to arrive at the Cardston Municipal Hospi- tal. A little boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Max Isaacson (nee Karen Bevans) of Idaho Falls at a.m. weighing 7 Ibs., 10 oz. The Isaacsons have one other son. Ho hum mood hurts COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Whether or not to hold a trophy night this year will be the main item on the agenda of the Cole- man Fish and Game Associa- tion meeting. It will be held in the Lions Scout Hall at p.m. Man- day, Jan. 10. Lack of interest by members (displayed by their absence at meetings) has spurred the executive members to consider cancelling the event. Trophy night, usually held in the early spring, provides tro- phies and prizes for the best game heads taken during the previous season. Fish prizes and trophies are also awarded at the banquet event. Members are urged to attend the Monday meeting. The matter of member in- surance will also be discussed, Building delay rapped agaiu liy PAUL CIIALA Herald News Service NATAL School trustee Bruno Bevilacqua o[ Sparwood criticized a building contractor for slow progress on the Elk- and for up to 12-hours a day and had been hampered by ab- sence of water and power ser- vices. He said absence of power meant the contractor could not put men to work on the job. to ford School, where he said four j "You can't expect them to rooms are now being occupied work with hand lie said. by students, but two more arc not uscablc. Despite this stale of affairs, he charged, '.'The contrnclor had gone to the const for two weeks." "This school was moved from Fcrnic lo K.lkford last snid Mr. Rcvilac- qiin. "nnd 1 don't sec why Ihe contractor can just leave it nnd go off lo Ihe coasl." The board's building pro- gi..ms supervisor, K. Bcsnrnb, said the contrnclor hnd been working seven duys week Mr. oasarab pointed cut the school board and Cominco failed (o agree on a price for the school site until July 22 which meant the contractor could not get started on time. "Me should be back on the job Mr. Basarab said, "nnd should be finislrcd with the job in four or five days." Mr. Bcvilacqua snld he still did not think a contractor should be able to leave n job or come nnd go as he pleases, "We shou'd have some con- trol over tills." Outlook tops at Raymond RAYMOND (HNS) There is definitely an optimistic out- look for 1972, Mayor Robert Graham said recently, adding, "agriculture is Ihe backbone of our community; we must wait and see what effect the capital gains tax will have on agriculture." He went on to say: "Town finances and economic condi- tions are strong. We have a population increase of eight per cent as shown in the re- cent census. There are many improvements for the commun- ily on the drawing board for the new year." Raymond has 21 new homes being built el the present time. All, should be ready for IcnanU in Ihe early spring. The drainage problem here is gradually being overcome. In the fanning area, crops were harvested with very lilllo difficulty. Cattle in the ranch- ing country look good at the present time. The heavy snow covering the Innd has been blown into Infill drifts leaving Pioneer daughter for '72 By D'ARCY KICKAnu Staff Writer VULCAN Miss Janet (Net- tie) Ware is Pioneer Daughter for 1972. EAie is the daughter of famed ranching pioneer John Ware who came to this country from Fort Worth, Tex., in 1882. Miss Ware and her sister Mildred live here. Friendly as a box of choco- lates, she won the "pioneer daughter" honor from Uie Southern Alberta Pioneers and Oldtimers Association, Calgary. It was a long road from the family log cabin "17 forlorn miles north of (near to the Palliser Hotel where she received Lhe honor at the 51st annual roundup of the association. Born in 1893 at Calgary, Miss Ware has done her share of life's chores. She has milked nine cows regularly, ran a one- woman combine and thought nothing of jumping on a horse to take a calfe to a Kirkcaldy Women's Institute. The cakes must have been good today she is an honorary member of the WI. In 1892 John Ware married a girl out Irom Toronto, took his bride to a ranch in the Millar- ville district, southwest o[ Cal- gary. Later they went to the Bantree place. Their first cabin was swept away by the flooding Red Deer River. Ware pulled the logs out of the river and built another one, filling it with rough-hswn furni- ture. The kids wore flour sack clothes and Nettie didn't know a dollar bill from a 5U-cent piece. "My brother says I still don't know what a dollar she says. Corned beef, with the beef cured in brine, is something Miss Ware can do withoul today. For schooling she went in 1903 to live with grandparents at Blairmore. "Father took me to my grand- mother's. As each one came downstairs I Ilioughl, oh my goodness, they're coming off the roof. I had never seen a house with an upstairs in it." In 1905 her mother died of typhoid fever and her father was killed on a roundup. The headstone was hauled to Uw cemetery. Several teams pulled it. Now it was to grandma's for good am' Bob, twins Mildred and Billy and Arthur went too. There were 14 together and 14 loaves of bread were baked at least twice a week. In 1910 they all moved to Cal- gary. After UK First World War, brothers home from the bat- tles, they decided to go farm- ing with rancher racehorse trainer Unc'e Sconce land was finally purchased in 1921 in the Kirkcaldy area (near Next chapter was the depres- sion. Bob and Arthur found jobs with the CPU. Nettie and Mildred and Uncle Spence ran j Ihe farm. In 1959 they moved to Vulcan, Uieir uncle in his 80th year. Admired by who is lucky enough to know her, Miss Ware is kindness personi- fied. Church of Christ, High River Oldtimers Association and the Willow Creek Histori- cal Society all know of her warm heart and generous ways. Her beautiful speaking voice has thrilled audiences here. Favorite recitations: Last Hymn; Inventor's Wife. 'We're a western she says proudly. t m MISS NETTIE WARE ninny of Ihe fields clear for grazing. Ranchers arc only 'ceding Ihcir herds a light amount ,il Ilin present time. There is ample feed stored in I.IK area. NETTIE WARE'S HOME FOR A TIME In 1954 Ihe John Wore cabin near Brooks was taken over by the Brooks Kinsmen Club, refurnished and turned into a museum. It is a fealure of Dinosaur Provincial Park, near Brooks. This was Nettie Ware's child- hood home for o short time. -D'Arcy Rickord Pholo. Vanxhntt High School Driver training set TABER (HNS) Taber sclwol division trustees approv- ed a driver education course at Vauxhall High School early in 1972. Class instruction will be given by a Vauxhall staff member. Driver training will be given by Taber instructor Ronald W. Murphy. Trainees now number 11 and it is expected that more will register as the new year gets under way. The board approved the use of the high school gymnasium for inter church evangelistic Speech aris recital held, meetings during Ihe evenings of Feb. 18 to Feb. 20. Meetings the three previous evenings will be held at the smaller community hall. All meetings will be open to the public and are arranged by an inter church group compris- ing Evangelical Free C h u rch, Mennonile Conference, Chris- tian Reformed Church, and Mennonile Brethren, with others indicating participation in the crusade. STIRLING (11NS) A speech arts recital was held recently at the home of Mrs. Margaret X-aiigg. For the past five years she las conducted a branch studio of Mount Royal College. Participating in the recital vcre Sylvia nnd Rrcndii Oislii of Stirling; Gary, Sandrn nnd Dlaine Knmilomo of Raymond; Corlncy and Mnrci Brcwerlon if Mngralh; and Dawn ind Robert Ojnla of Lelh- jridgc. rtobcrl, his sisler and I brother Tod also snng a carol in Finnish, French and Gng- lish. Lyric and dramalic poetry, dramatic scenes and a duo- logue, The Wizard of Oz, were performed by Corlncy and Mnrcic Brcwerlon. A demonstration was con- dueled slwwing Icchniqucs rec- ommended lo develop res- onance and good arliculallon. There will be further rccllals before the Lolhbridgc and Dis- Irict Kiwanis Music Festival nnd Ilic Mount Royal pradical examinations, Ken Baker wins seat STIRLING (HNS) Due lo the resignation of Carman Con- rad from lown council, nomina- tions wore held recently with Ken Baker receiving the only nomination. Mr. Baker will be sworn into office at Hie villngc meeting Monday. Jan. 10. by Alfred 7, justice of the peace. Friday, January 7, WJ THI lETHMIDCt HEIAlD 3 WEEKEND SPECIALS at CENTRE VILLAGE STORE HOURS: Opin Daily t a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. la V o m. MARTENS COALDALE PRICES EFFECTIVE UNTIL CLOSING SATURDAY, JANUARY 8th, 1972 TABLERITE CANADA CHOICE STEER BEEF CHUCK STEAK ib. TAUERITE CANADA CHOICE STEER BEEF Cross Rib Roast lb TABLERITE PICNIC STYLE Pork Roast .n n, TABLERITE Ground Beef Fresn H, BLUE BONNET Margarine...........3 pt Macaroni Dinners pk8. 6 for 95c Tomato Soup 1-00 Evaporated Milk Top.Val" 19e Lunch Meat tin Pears (in i JELLO ASSORTED FLAVORS 3-oi. pkgi....... Each LIBBY'S DEEP BROWN Beans 4 TENDERFLAKE pk8. Peanut ButterTop OI jor TOP VALU ORANGE JUICE .00 6-01. tins CALIFORNIA CHOICE Oranges bag Conado Ne' 1 CQti Nerted Gem, b09 Dw CENTRE VILLAGE AND MARTENS COALDALE Cenln Village I6A Alie Featum FREE Delivery) WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO IIMII QUANTITIES ;