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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta RUSH HOUR - The final bell goes and Coalhurst Elementary School halls are a beehive of activity. Children pour out of their rooms. About 180 rushing, Jumping, bobbing pupils arc scrambling for their boots, coats and scarves. Tannls Hall, left, and Joan Lambert are ready in a jiffy. Now they can face winter's Icy blast. School is out. - Sahirdoy, January 23, 1971 - THI IETHBRIDOI HIKAID - 3 'Get things going now' Peigans urge government Family Fishing Day Sunday COALDALE (HNS) - Family Fishing Day, sponsored by the Coaldale and District Fish and Game Association, will be held Sunday, Jan. 24, at Tyrrell's Lake. Trophies will be awarded. It will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Probe curriculum CLARESHOLM (HNS)-The Willow Creek school board recently established an education committee to evaluate the present curriculum and pupil achievement with a view to setting up certain priorities. Superintendent H. R. Ross said: "There is a great deal of flexibility in programs and it's up to the teachers and school systems to make the best choices to do the child the most good." Seeks grant CLARESHOLM (HNS)-The Willow Creek school board recently asked the department of education for an additional flexibility factor grant of $108 per pupil for the 1971-72 school year to cover an expected deficit. Granted leave CLARESHOLM (HNS)-The Willow Creek school board recently granted leave to principal Dan LeGrandeur of the Willow Creek Composite High S'chool to attend the provincial legislature if he is successful in getting elected. He told the board he was not leaching and vice-principal Ernie Patterson could take over his duties. Shops equipment CLARESHOLM (HNS)-The Willow Creek school board recently heard the industrial arts committee recommend an offi- New Zenith Moderator The amazing hearing aid that filters out loud,painful, sudden noise. 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SOUTH H^9-�We� Weekdayi, 9-5 Sat. - Phone 327-37)2 |NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY I cer of the department of education should visit school shops in the division to evaluate the equipment and make an exact estimate of the cost of upgrading it. Principal Warwick of Nanton suggested a complete industrial lab for Nanton and busing Stavely students there for shop classes. Fine $100 each CLARESHOLM (HNS)-Stan-ley Hall and Gary Fowler of Calgary and Rodney Pelletier of Edmonton were each fined $100 when convicted by Judge C. V. Bennett in Nanton court for shooting a moose out of season. Select new man CLARESHOLM (HNS)-The Willow Creek school board recently named a committee of Kathleen White, Agnar Johnson, Frank Eden and superintendent H. R. Ross to select a new superintendent of schools to fill Mr. Ross's place when he retires at the end of December. 89th birthday WARNER (HNS) - Friends and relatives called at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Morton, Jr., recently for a buffet supper to honor his father George Morton, Sr., on the occasion of his 89th birthday. Honor couple WARNER (HNS) - A farewell program and tea honoring Mr. and Mrs. Jim Clarke and family was held recently in the Warner School auditorium. Mr. Clarke, employed with Calgary Power, has been transferred to Taber. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Lowry and family of Edmonton will be coming to Warner for Calgary Power. Open new post CRANBROOK (Special)- Following review at a closed city council meeting, at which Wood, Gordon Business Consultants gave a report on its extensive examination of city ad- ministration, council unanimously approved establishing a j new office of city administrator. Low per capita cost of administration was highly commended and operations of the three city departments approved. The report indicated increasing expansion and services to the public on all fronts required better co-ordination among departments which could be effected through an administrator as liaison. Land for industry CRANBROOK (SpeciaD-City council has authorized purchase of 308 acres of crown land between the existing Industrial Park's northwest corner and the projected new city limits toward the Kimberley highway. Mayor Maurice Klinkhamer and I n d u strial Commissioner Bruce McDonald left for Victoria to negotiate terms. Price of $550 an acre tallies close to $168,000, established by the provincial government. The city has set $6,000 per acre as price for Industrial Park trackside land east of the new CP Rail right-of-way. Day of prayer COUTTS (HNS) - The Coutts UCW made plans for the World Day of Prayer which will be held in the Coutts United Church, March 5. President Mrs. Minor presented engraved coffee spoons to retiring officers Mrs. E. Selk, Mrs. E. Sibley, and Mrs. W. Hacke. The annual congregational meeting will be held in the church halt Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. The Feb. 22 meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. W. Hacke. Lease 9 vans CLARESHOLM (HNS')-Tlie Willow Creek School board has accepted the low tender of Henker Farm Equipment of Claresholm to supply nine school vans for the division. The vans will be leased at from $181 per month for 36 pas senger buses to $220 for the 66 passenger vans with 350 HP COUNTRY NEWS These Are Th&lMmdge Herald Correspondents In Your Area CRANBROOK NANCY MltlS (Special) ............. 304 Slh St. S. ETZIKOM MRS. THIKIA IHNES................... Can. Del. FOREMOST OEOPF. TACC.......................... Bex 311 FAITH MRS. THIKIA IHNII............... ... Gen. D�l. Contact thete people for your District New* or Claitified Advertising motors, Thomas bodies and heavy duty front axles. The board approved the purchase of an electric vacuum pickup and cleaning machine to be used in the junior high school at Claresholm at a cost of $1,157. Annual meeting CLARESHOLM (HNS)-The Willow Creek school board set the date for the annual meeting for reports to electors. It will be held at 8 p.m. March 10 in the auditorium of the Willow Creek Composite High School. Four new teams PrNCHER CREEK (Special) - The Pincher Creek Basketball League will have four new teams in the league after reorganization. The Crowsnest Pass team dropped out and the Parsons team lost many players due to the winter layoffs. The hew league comprises the Sabres, Dale Stuckey, captain; Rovers, Mark McKenzie, captain; Wildcats, Alvin Simpson, captain; and the Brocket Buffaloes, Arnold Smith, captain. Wednesday evening games begin at 7 p.m. To name man TABER (HNS) - Taber School Division No. 6 will have a locally appointed school su perintendent Jan. 1, 1972, if the general opinion expressed at a meeting of the trustees is car ried to the expected conclusion. The consensus of the board was the provisions of the recently enacted school act should be implemented. Bridge winners ETZIKOM (HNS') - Winners in the recent bridge games were Mrs. Delbert (Helen) Kraft and Henry Schercr with Sandy Davis and Mrs. John (Jean) Thompson taking lows In the whist section Mrs. Hil mer (Katie) Halvorson and Mr. Lyle Hollingsworth took high prizes with consolations going to Mrs. Ben (Rose) Burger and Edward Ehnes. I)y MAIIGARET LUNN Special Correspondent P1NCI1ER CREEK-A thrcc-day meeting on development of the Peigan reserve resulted in a variety of blasts at the Indian affairs branch and for a call "to start building and get things going now." Thirty persons from offices of the provincial and federal governments, and the chief and band council for the Peigan reserve, attended. "The time is now ripe," said Ralph Ragen, speaking on behalf cf the provincial government. Tlie Peigans are situated on the main railroad line, and on the main highway, and have manpower available. Chief Maurice McDougall expressed frustration with the Indian affairs department in past meetings on development. He said all the answers have been the same, "we are told our money is budgeted on a five-year program, but when those programs started, we haven't been told. We ask for direction -who could we take our needs to? We were told you have to get your own ideas, then we'll listen to you. Our educational background is limited, and we are constantly losing our educated people to greener pastures. "Band employee wages are peanuts compared to Indian affairs staff members. Preconceived ideas, like Mr. Indian is going to abuse any money we give him, have also held us up." The Peigan band council recently started the groundwork on a development board, which now has seven members inves- tigating possible areas in which to work. The chairman is Percy Smith, with Allan Pard acting as secretary. Also on the board: Susan Smith, Henry Potts, Robert Small Legs, Madeline Goodrider and Julius English. The three-day talks with a variety of government departments are the hopeful beginning of some fruitful economic and community development for the 1,400-strong Peigan Reserve. The second day brought forth expansion plans for a handicraft complex, to be located on Sportplex plans okayed COALDALE (HNS) - The provincial department of health has given its approval to the Sportsplex plans. Final blueprints and specifications are now on the way, according to word received from Strong, Lamb and Nelson of Calgary, the consulting engineer firm engaged for the project. Gerd Voelske, construction supervisor, will order materials and prepare for subcontracts. The site is on the extreme east end of main street. The building committee has set March 15 as the target date for the beginning of construction on both the administration portion and the pool. Frank F. Wiens, co-chairman of the building committee, said he was optimistic that 1,000 people will contribute one dollar a week to the project. Highway 3, close to where the present handicraft store is now located, Madeline Goodrider, manager for the Brocket Handicraft Co-op, explained that too often the handicraft production on reserves is not a recognized asset. They plead with authorities to consider handicraft producers rely mainly on proceeds from craft sales to supplement their meager incomes. With their lack of education, it is a certain impossibility for them to find jobs on tlie reserve or in the surrounding communities. Tlie Brocket Co-op has done many years of groundwork under very extenuating circumstances. They have plodded along where others would have given up. They realize that they have a tremendous advantage being right on Highway 3. Plans are being made for a grocery store, coffee shop, and later an assembly line production of crafts. These plans will need dedicated people, of which there are many. The handicraft complex is seen as providing employment for eight to 10 persons, apart from those people working on the production of local craft*. It is hopeful to present the proposals In full to officials of the Alberta Co-op Services, in the very near future. No books yet for some courses CLARESHOLM (HNS) - The Willow Creek School board heard Art Grant, secretary treasurer of Zone 6 of the ASTA, say "There is quite a lot of kick because in some of the Airstrip site survey set TABER (HNS) - S. Lantinga of Edmonton, regional officer for the ministry of transport, will be In Taber during the first week of February to make a preliminary survey of property available for the development of a licensed airstrip to serve the community. Mr. Lantinga's visit was announced at a meeting of the Taber industrial commission. Kenneth Williams was named chairman and H. George Meyer vice-chairman for 1972. Past-chairman is Eric G. Leigh and co-ordinator is town superintendent Bent Madsen. The meeting approved a "play in your own back yard" budget of $4,700 including $2,-000 promotional expense and $2,700 for two part-time salaries. Mayor Arthur H. Avery and a member will represent the commission at an agricultural-industrial meeting in Calgary Jan. 29 called by Henry A. Ruste and Ray S. Ratzlaff, ministers of agriculture and industry. DECREASE REPORTED The British government reported a 20-per-cent drop in im migrants from Commonwealth countries during the first 10 months of 1970. new curriculum we haven't got the new books." It was an "impossible situation." "A new outline should not be brought out till the new books are available." Mr. Grant said a meeting to study the whole curriculum is planned for April 19 in Leth-bridge. It will be attended by Dr. James Hrabi, director of curriculum for the department. "We want every school authority to do some preliminary study to find out how successful the new curriculum has been to date and what should be the priorities." Returns home NOBLEFORD (HNS) - Master Cameron Argue, small son of Mr. and Mrs. Clive Argue, has just returned home after being a patient in Picture Butte hospital. DANCE TONIGHT SUNDIAL - There will be a dance tonight in the Sundial Community Centre with the Sinclair Trio providing the music. Lunch and refreshments will be served to members and guests. 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