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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta New post filled byDr.A.Macleod FORT MACLEOD (Special) Dr. Alan MacLeod has been named u p r 1 n tendent o: schools for the Willow Creek School Division. NEW POST Dr. Alan MacLeod, named superinten- dent of school! for the Wil- low Creek School Division. New lights installed in hospital PINCHER CREEK (Special) It was revealed at the recent meeting of the Advisory Board of St. Vincent's Hospital that new dual operating room lights were Installed in the ma- jor operating room and the former lights installed in the minor OB at the end of De- cember. The new lighting has been found Lo be a great im- provement. The new cardiac monitoring system and crash cart are also ready for imme- diate use. Holy Cross Hospital, Calgary, has informed the local hospital that Miss Diane Schmidt, HN, has successfully completed the course in Intensive Care Man- agement of cardiac and respir- atory patients. During the Christmas season, patients were entertained and received gilts from various or- ganizations. Letters of appre- ciation were sent to these or- ganizations. The hospital has not received any further information regard- Ing payment by the federal gov- ernment of any future deficits Incurred on behalf of Indian patients. It was recommended that the matter be brought to the attention of the municipal- ities and suggested that they take up the mattter with their respective MLA's and MP's. R. Filzpatrick, Mrs. A. A. Pelletier and Frank Frcy agreed to serve on the advisory board for a further term of one year. R. Fitzpatrick was named chairman of the Board. Aldo Fanoni re-elected BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Branch No. 7, Roy- al Canadian recently re elected Aldo Vanoni presi- dent. Vice president is Emmer- Bon Brown. The executive committee in- cludes Eugene Rojek, Cecil 01- eon, George Pire, Elmo Fon- tana, Amelio Giacomuzzi, Vern Decora, Louis Biafore, Ron Johnson, A. John and Ernie Luim. He received his elementary education In Calgary and took his junior and senior high schooling in Edmonton. He at- tended the University of Alber- ta where he obtained a Bach- elor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degree. He taught junior and senior high school in Lacombe for three years. He did two years of graduate work to receive his Master of Education degree and was appointed vice-princi- pal of the Ponoki Composite High School. He won the John Walker Bametl fellowship in education and returned to the University of Alberta to com- plete his doctorate in educa- tional administration. Dr. MacLeod and member! of the school board 'recently met with teachers, parents and members of the Fort Macleod Advisory Board. Dr. MacLeod said there were exciting things happening in Fort Macleod schools. He in- formed the gathering that the television educational program- ming is now on a full-time ba- sis at a cost of slightly over Another Important median, leal aid in use in Fort Mac- leod is a high speed Xerox duplicator. A pilot project In language arts at the elementary level was spurred by the need for better conumuaettioM and read- Ing. This Is carried out in six class and is proving ef- fective. The level system being used in the W. A. Day school. A students' progress ia exam- ined frequently and he allow- ed to 'go at his own speed' rather than being a part of a unit. There is more Individual- ity. The teacher pupil ratio Is smaller here and this is giv- ing the student a belter founda- tion. Speaking of school finances, he said, "the new government, in their campaign promises, were to remove the property tax, and this is not': -sing done. The former government's plan had encompassed 1972 and little change will be made. There will be a tightening of fi- nances but our priority is not to cut any staff at the elemen- tary level. At present there are three remedial reading teach- ers and 75 per cent of their sal- ary is paid by the federal gov- ernment." Talent show in Coaldale on Tuesday COALDALE (HNS) A tal- ent show, in honor of Fraser Hodgson, is scheduled for the Kate Andrews High School Tuesday night at eight o'clock. The show is being held to honor Mr. Hodgson, a former Doaldale pioneer resident and businessman, on his most re- cently published book, Wander- ings of an Expert. Part of the proceeds will go towards establishing an annual creative writing award at Kate Andrews, In honor of Mr. Hodgson. Doors will open at seven o'clock. Talent on the program will iidude the Anne Campbell Singers of Letflbridge, violinist Ed Dietrich, vocalist Lily Larter, vocalist and guitarist Maurice Higa of Lethbridge, ,he Mennonite C o n f e rence Church Choir, vocalist Walter Goerzen and a folk singing group from Coaldale called Helpless. CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Murphy of Fort Macleod cele- brated their 60th wedding anniversary recently. Following a special mass they honored at a family dinner. Coming the farthest for the event was their daughter Mrs. Jim (Bernlee) Neville of New Orleans. Oiher daughters Mrs. Bud (Kathleen) Wals of Edmonton, Mrs. Pels (Eilwn) Swager of Calgary ond Mrs. George (Mojorie) Langyd of Stavely and ions. Benton and Edward of Cowley, of Red Deer and of Rocky Mountain House were) all present. The Murphys, who have 50 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren, farmed In Standoff and Cowloy areas before retir- ing to Forf Macleod in 1956. by Jean Swihart Tax boost for Cranbrook? Assessment completed CRANBROOK (Special) The provisional city budget for Cranbrook for 1972, as required by the provincial government increase of 6.5 mills, but this open-end tally of each depart- ment's requirements indicates by January 17, to This would mean a tax only what each would like to re- ceive, and the next four months will see council working on what will be actually author- ized for each department. Deadline for setting the rate is May 15. Installations held at Pincher IMPROVING IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Wesley Sorgard has returned tome after being a patient In the Foothills Hospital In Cal- gary. These Are The Lethbridge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area VAUXHALL MRS. PAT POWERS P.O. STIRLING RUTH ZAUGG General Delivery TABER ROSS GIBB P.O. loi 1117 TYRRELL'S LAKE MRS. MARY HAMIING......P.O. lax 97, Wrinlhom WARNER MRS. MARL lit BUT Central Delivery Contact theie peopv. tor your Dhlrlcl Newe or Claisifled Advertising PINCHER CREEK (Special) Mrs. I. Terril, acting DDP, Mrs. A. Ames, marshal, assist- ed by Mrs. S. Emery, Mrs. S. Clazie, Mrs. J. Green, Mrs. T. Glass, Mrs. N. Smith, Mrs. I. Lutz and Mrs. E. Lunn install- ed the incoming officers of Alexandra Rebekah Lodge re- cently. The new officers are Mrs. A. Haley, JPNG, Mrs. A. Dalman, NO; Mrs. L. Blackburn, VG; Mrs. A. Robinson, recording secretary; Mrs. P. Reed, of- ciai secretary; Mrs. H. Simp- son treasurer; Mrs. J. Scod- ellero, warden; Mrs. B .Bowcn, conductor; Mrs. A. Dumont, chaplain; Mrs. E. McLeod, IG; Mrs. D. Lang, OG; Mrs. G. Gibson, RSNG; Mrs. G. Drum- mond, LSNG; Mrs. S. Hinman, RSVG; and Mrs. E. Shemko, musician. Mrs. A. Haley was presented with her PNG pin by the in- coming noble grand, Mrs. L. Blackburn, also with a PNG collar by Mrs. J. Green, on be- half of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. Drummond. Other business saw the offi- cers and members making a donation of S50 towards the Pincher Creek Historical Socie- ty project. Mr. Brad Anderson and Mrs. Doug Andrews were installed as presidents of the Pincher Creek Branch of the Royal Ca- nadian Legion and the Ladies' Auxiliary recently at a joint in- stallation ceremony held in the Dieppe Memorial hall. District Commander, Rusty Owens of Vulcan, installed the Legion executive and District Commander Mamie Goddard of Fort Madeod installed the Auxiliary officers. In the Auxiliary Mrs. Nat Skelly is the retiring president and BUI Everts is past presi- dent of the Legion. Gilchrist wins post RAYMOND south- ern Alberta native, Vede Gil- christ, was chosen to fill the position of secretary-treasurer for Raymond after July 1, 1972. Mr. Gilchrist is a 1951 grad- uate of the Raymond High School. He served with the Royal Ca- nadian Air Force from 1954 to I960. He was an honors graduate from Brigham Young Univer- sity, Provo, Utah in 1963. Mr. Gilehrist held a number of po- sitions before returning to Raymond in the fall of 1971. Mrs. Gilehrist is the former Margaret Stone of Raymond. RETURN HOME IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Jorgensen will return home this weekend from Grass Valley, Calif., where they attended the funer- al for Mrs. Jorgensen'i sister, Mrs. J. (Virda) Sober. Subject to January 31 court of revision In hearing of ap- peals against assessment, city assessor Joe Stropky has com- pleted the 1972 assessment roll. Tally In (1971 tally bracketed) taxable land improvements taxable for general purposes improvements taxable for school and hospital purposes Mill rate applies to full land assessment and three- fourths of improvements as- sessment. One mill ot tax in 1971 raised for general purposes, and with the higher assessment tally in 1972, largely from city extension in February and new construction which is now on rolls, will raise However, admiaistrator trea- surer and city clerk admini- strator Bland Hoover has re- ported an increase in mill re- turn will not necessarily fore- stall an actual increase in tax bills to the individual property owner. Ice arena revenue climbs TABER (HNS) Ice arena revenue for the past 15 weeks at the Taber Community Centre is up by 15 per cent above a correspoEulag 16-week" period last year. The recreation board was told revenue increased from last year to (or the period ending Jan. 12, 1972. Single skating admissions ac- counted for ice rental season tickets and minor hockey receipts A donation of by the local Elks lodge to the compe- titive swim dub was also re- ported. Approval was given assistant recreation director Miss Yvonne Mclvor to attend a camping seminar at the Banff School of Fine Arts Jan. 27 through 30. All board members will at tend a board worskhop also at Banff March 10 to 12. Jan. 29 referendum not possible NATAL (HNS) Any hope trustees of the FerrJe school district had to get their pro- posed money referendum be- fore residents by Jan. 29 have vanished with word from Victoria that the board's applica- tion for approval by order in council was not placed before the provincial cabinet until Jan. 13. Annual cost to the district is given as Based on the 1971 district assessment of ap- proximately million, the ref- erendum cost would increase the mill rate by 1.1 mills. There- fore, a ratepayer owning prop- erty assessed at would pay annually. Projected population figures nnd plans for Industrial expan- sion indicnlc a future shortage of classrooms. The board's plans for Fernie Include erection of a new sec- ondary school by September, 1974, purchase of a site for the school, provision of a gymna- sium at Ridgemont School, prc- vision of more elementary classr o o m s and other minor renovations. In Sparwood, plans call for building and equipping an eight- room elementary school with a gymnas i u m and ancillary areas, a full size elementary gymnnsiiun at Spanvood Ele- mentary, more space at Spar- wood Secondary for home eco- nomics and industrial educa- tion, plus renovations to the general office space end provi- sion of a gymnasium at Elk- ford. Jaffrny is lo Ret additional secondary and elcm c n t a r y rooms plus ancillary areas. Grasmere will receive a cov- ered play area. An arbitration board award- ed area teachers a 7.5 per cent Increase in salaries across the board. The board accepted the proposal upon recommendation of its agreements committee, and also agreed to a reduction in increments from 11 to 10 in teacher categories five and six. Mr. Chambers 6aid he has not yet worked out the actual dollar increase which the award will require from the board's budget. The board al- lowed in its 1972 pro- visional budget for teachers' salaries, but the figure includes salaries for additional teach- ers, therefore the 7.5 per cent increase cannot be applied to the full amount, -Mmtay, Jp.nv.ry 11, tttl TH1 UWMIDOI MUklt Fireworks hit by Zak; pool construction halted COLEMAN (CNP Fire Chief Henry Zak has ex- pressed concern over the in- creasing use of firecrackers and fireworks here. He said fireworks are a haz- ard to children and danger- ous fire hazard. A bylaw is being prepared which will prohibit their sale. Wayne Scheer, Calgary Pow- er represenUUve, advised coun- cil the company is looking for an alternate site to locale a substation now situated near the Phillips Cable plant at Sen- tinel. Reason for the relocation is Hat it is possible thai when the new Highway 3 is construct cd the substation will be on Ine right-of-way. Mr. Scheer suggested his firm would like to locale the ords Mixed bonspiel set The Bellevue Curling Club will hold its annual mixed bon- spiel on the weekend of Jan- uary 28, 29 and 30. A total of 32 rihks are being Invited to take part in the three-event spiel and rinks wishing to enter should phone secretary-treasurer Mrs. Peg- gy Desaunoy at 564-4822. Fee for rinks has been set at ?24 per rink. A banquet pot luck supper Is to be held in conjunction with the spiel and will be held in the Maplevue Community Hall on the Saturday evening. The banquet is for curlers and their spouses only. A dance will be held in the evening which will be open to the public by ticket only. Tickets may be obtained from Mrs. Peggy Desaunoy and cost is per person. The Outriders will provide the mu- sic. The women of th Bellevue Curling Club will cater to the banquet. Six sheets of ice are being prepared for the spiel and draw master will be John Curry. Rummage sale planned BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The Blairmore United Church Circle of Service will hold its annual rummage in the Blairmore United Church basement Feb. 25 and 28th. The big event of the season will begin on Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. and will continue until 9 p.m. and the following day UK sale will start aC 10 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. The COS ladies will also serve refreshments upstairs in the Church auditorium where icndwichn, cake, cookies, tee and coffee will be available. All donations for the sale will be appreciated and pc r s o ns having goods to contribute to the event may have the Items picked up by telephoning 502- 2715 or 562-2647. The women have pointed out that this is a good time for housewives to get their spring cleaning done and get rid of items that are no longer used, but may be useful to someone else. substation in the area of the new subdivision in the north- west section ol Coleman. No action was taken by coun- cil. Meanwhile council will con- tact Peter Morley, Calgary Power representative, regard- ing the power lines now going through the new subdivision in northwest Coleman the town a planning to develop. Narm Fcrrier of Delm De- velopers advised council the firm has contracted for tha construction of the shopping centre in Coleman. Construc- tion wiii commence April 1, Completion date is July 1. Mr. Ferrier also enquired about building lots for the con- struction of homes. Council ad- vised that more lots are to be surveyed. Secretary John Kapalkx was instructed to write to the Old- man River Regional Flaming Commission requesting flwt it draw up a brief on behalf of the Town of Coleman request- ing the proposed route of High- way 3 be relocated to run through the main street of Cole- man. The commission was aly re- quested to set up date for meeting with tlie minister of highways for present a 11 o n of the brief. POOL HALTED A letter regarding construc- tion of the Crowsnest Pass Com- munity Swimming Pool was re- ceived from me department of environment advising that ap- proval authorizing construction of a swimming pool wac not granted and therefore construc- tion was to cease and may not commence until approval hM been issued. Owners leaving cars parked here are causing concern to town crews driving snow remo- val equipment. Cars parked more than 72 hours will be re- moved >t the owner'! expense. An Emergency Measurea Or- ganization meeting will be held at Edmonton Feb. 3 and 4. Council will select a local rep- resentative to attend. The town dogcatdier was com mended for the "good work" he is doing as then ia a noticeable decrease in the lum- ber of dogs running at large. The new budget lor the com- ing year will be studied by council members. Senseless destruction School vandalism hit TABEK (HNS) Taber school division continues iLs crackdown on pranksters and Individuals responsible for van- dalism against school property. One student, involved in the 1971 Hallowe'en pranks at the Vauxhall bus garage, appeared before trustees recently to ac- cept responsibility for his ac- tion and to discuss the matter with the trustees. The young man agreed to pay one-third qf the cost of re- placing keys for school buses which were removed and not recovered. The trustees also directed that individuals responsible for Kootenay area fencing to be improved CRANBROOK Bull River-Fort Steele rancher members of Cranbrook Farm- ers Institute and Livestock As- sociation have received re- assurance from the railway that inadequate right of-way fencing complaints along the Kootenay River will be dealt with. Railway personnel have ask- ed for more detailed informa- tion on complaints. They followed raising of Koo- tenay Central branch track as Libby pondage route revision when the Colvalli-Fort Steele section of the KC was absorb- ed Into Crowsnest line with abandonment of the Wardner- Cranbrook right-of-way use. River bottom on Kootenay shoreline is prime cattle graz- ing area and flimsy fencing did not keep animals off the right- of-way. The January Institute meet- Ing reviewed the new East Kootenay Livestock Associa- tion constitution and has pro- posed a number of amend- ments and alterations. EKLA covers Crcston to Waldo and Flalhond and irp to Golden. February program speaker will be Dave Cullin, B.C. Hydro representative on the subject of "soft starter" elec- tric irrigation equipment now in experimental use in Wycllffc area. Later In (he season B.C. Hydro will have a field demon- stration nl tin John Clark farm at Wycliffe. vandalism at the Bamwell School the same night be sum- moned before the board to dis- cuss financial restitution. It was previously estimated that would be required to repaint portions of the school and storage buildings located on the school grounds. The students involved will ap- pear before the board at its Jan. 24 meeting. A more current case of van- dalism reported from St. Mary's High School, covered breaking, entering and theft and considerable vandalism early Tuesday, Jan. 4. The culprits entered school by breaking an east win- dow, following which they, broke glass in the acvrs to tha offices of the principal and vice-principal and in the trophy case. Approximately was stolen from vending machines which were damaged ID OK ex- tent of about Building damage was esti- mated at about The cash box and most of the money was recovered when three Brooks youths wore apprehend- ed by Taber police. A (top watch stolen was thrown tata an incinerator, said police. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon DKOUX, Rep., Blalrmore Phone 362-3149 OPEN SATURDAY DON'T LOSE YOUR SHIRT ON YOUR INCOME TAX COMPLETE RETURNS Preparing your own Ml Itn't exactly a barrel of taught, tut, It can be naiy. Simply lea H a R Block, Till Income Tax People. Then you can be certain you're receded every potliblt deduction. And Ihal'l the nuked truth. OUAIANTII i______________ We guarantee accurate preparation of every lax return. 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