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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Honor Jordan family COWLEY (HNS) The con- ircgalion of Foothills United Church here enjoyed a farewell gathering and pot-luck supper for Hev. Ken Jorun and fami- A large numher of friends was on hand to wish them all well and to express their regret at their leaving after what has seemed a very short four years. The church parlor was crowd- -C. A. Weekes Phclo. IAST MESSAGE Rev. Ken Jordan ministers lo ihe congregalion of Fcolhills United Church, Cowley. Mr. Jor- dan is now serving his church at Lelhbridge. rate cut by 5.2 mills TABEU fllNS) A second look at its current financial program has prompted the Ta- ber separate school board to again lower its mill rate to a figure equal to that levied by the Taber public school divi- sion. The reduction, b a s e c on equalized assessments, amounts to 2.5 mill s. On the real assessment of Taber MD the reduction is from an initial 19.3 mills to the common 17.2 mills for the separate school supplementary requisition, and lor the town ratepayers the common figure is 14 5 mills on the real properly. A budget of just over 000 was approved by the sep- arate school board at a recenl special meeting. Forecasts in- dicated the mill rate could be held stable during 1973 as well. However, it was indicated that the new financing plan for school boards as proposed by 1 h e Lougheed provincial gov- AWARDLS Former stu- dent union president Nyle Stromsmoe won the coveted Athlete of the Year award at Foremost School recently. On the occasion of the annual Athletic A-.varris Day, Nyle received the Y. E. Kabaya- ma trophy. The presentation lo the hoy athlete or the year in Grades 4 to 6. Dorral Lanz, as made by junior high sports convenor Dene HainsvvOrth. Girls sports con- venor Candy presented I he girls aws'fl lo Connie Lcverlr.n. .Tnckic Ilau.cen won (he major award for Grades 7 to n girls. Ross Hainsworth, Senior High boys sports con- venor presenlcd the trophy to the boy athlete of Ihe year in grades 7 to 9 to Dene Hainsworth. crnment coulrl force the board to increase the mill rate in com- ing years. With revenue from the pro- vincial government based on actual school enrolments, finan- cial difficulties are foreseeable by 3974 as projected enrol- ments show a substantial down- ward trend. Major items of Interest in the 1972 budget are an expenditure of just over for renova- tions to St. Mary's High School building, for additional staff, and for addition- al equipment in the schools. Mrs. Davis offers prayer at UCW meet COALDALE (HNS) The final meeting of the season for the Coaldale United Church Women, Eva Greer group, was held recently with Mrs. Eugene Gregorasb presiding. The next meeting will be Sept. 20. In her devotional talk, Mrs. Albert Baldeo spoke on Ihe topic, We are Christ's' Ambas- sadors. She also read an ex- cerpt from one of the talks given by Robert Thompson at the re- cent Alberta United Church convention. Mrs. Scott Davis offered the prayer, Mrs. Ralph King reported that lo date 15 knitted band- ages have been sent to the An- gola mission hospital. The Saddle Lake community is requesting clean, used cloth, ing, especially for children. The TJCW will accept any con- :ribiitions up to Monday, Juno 20. Then It will be packed and senl. Articles may be left at the Coaldale United Church Hall. Silver spoons for members 75 of age and older were ed for the supper. Joe Thibcrt, chairman of Ihe church board, expressed his deep regrets at the departure of the Jordans and thanked Ihem for Ihe wonderful service given to Foothills United and for Mrs. Jordan's gift of music. C. A. Weckcs followed wilh a few words of good wishes for life in Iheir nest church, First United in north Lelhbridge. Together, Mr. Thibcrt and Mr. Weekes presented the fam- ily with a large oil painting portraying the Porcupine Hills, lhal parl north of Cowley and Lundbreck. This was painted by Mrs. Emily Owens of Coleman espec- ially for the occasion. Both Mrs. Jordan and her husband responded graciously to the presentalion thanking all for the gift and the good wishes as well as for Ihe warm fellow- ship over the past few years. All adjourned to the body of Lhe church for a short but very effective service of dedication. New candle-holders for bu- tane candles, beautiful brass vases and a beautiful oriel win- dow with pictured glass of spe- cial handicrafting were dedicat- ed. All those items came from the In Mcmoriam Fund lhat has been building up lor the last lew years. A framed list with the names of those in whose memory the gifts were made was presented. Mrs. Joan Glen presided at the organ for the service. July blood clinics Blood donor clinics will be held on the following dates and times in July. WARNER Tuesday, July 13. to 9 p.m. Warner School with con- venor Mrs. H. Dickson, Box 218, 642-2324. WELLING Wednesday, July 19. to 9 p.m. LDS Church Hall, conven- er H. C. Paulson, Lions Club, Magrath Chic Building. CARDSTON Thursday, July 20, to 4 p.m. LDS Social Centre, with conveners D. Leavitt, Box 1S5 653-3122; and Mrs. Phoebe Spencer, Spencer's Hardware G53-3062. and iresented to Mrs. Davis Mrs. Pauline Peck. request for the installation j of a ramp lo assist wheelchair church goers will be sent to the church board. The UCW will cater to the 'ylhian Sisters district con- vention lo be held s. Coaldalc, Wednesday, June 21. Those lelping are to be held at tho cln'rch hall by 4 p.m. Mrs. Ed Richards was in charge of the The reading was on the life and ci'sloms nf women in India. Mrs. Uicbards snirl women nd girls in India are the most iterated and powerful in the vorld. About 50 per cent of the inivcrsily students are women. 5irth control is still the num- )cr one problem. Mothers aro veak from hunger. PICTURE BUTTE ADVANCED AQUATIC PROGRAM RLSS BRONZE MEDALLION JULY 16 AUGUST 26 Class Times: SUNDAYS 10 A.M. 1 P.M. MONDAYS B P.M. 9 P.M. WEDNESDAYS 7 P.M. 8 P.M. PRE-REGU1SITES: Minimum Ago M Yean Senior Cross or Equivalent Minimum Enrolniont: 8 'Hunt legally' Uiigaro urges 21 students NATAL (HNS) The second class of Hunter Training grad- uates from Spanvood was pre- sented with graduation certifi- cates and wallet cards at a ceremony here recently. A total of 21 students success- fully completed the training course. Mayor Louis Ungaro addres- sed the class. He spoke of the "no fire- arms" bylaw of Ihe District of Sparwood and asked the grad- uates to observe its regulations. He also cautioned about des- troying small life for target practice and commented that small life has its role in the ecology. In concluding Mayor Ungaro said: "Hunl legally at all times conserve ecology at all times and think before you squeeze Ihe Irigger." Conservation Officer Jack Williams of Fernie attended. Mayor Ungaro presented cer- tificates to Mark Altomare -_ Monday, July 10, 1972 THE LETH5PIDCE HCRAtD 3 Teachers granted personal leave [or variety of reasons at 40-Mile GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. Morlens of Cooldale were recently honored on the oc. casion of their Golden Wedding Anniversary. To mark the event the family of the couple held an open house at the Marten's home. Many relatives and friends called to extend their best wishes. Special messages of congratu- lations were received from Prime Minister P. E. Trudeau and Bud Olson, minister of agriculture and MP for Medi- cine Hat. A family barbecue was held during the after- noon. The couple was married on July 15, 1922 in Hague, 5ask. Mr. and Mrs. Martens have 11 children. 29 grand- children and rwo greal-grandchildren. Holiday back in line at Barnwell TABER (HNS) Concern over improvement in the aca- demic achievement of students at the Barnwell School has won priority over a shortened school year. Venereal disease decreases NATAL (HNS) Incidence of venereal disease in the East Kootenay is decreasing, Dr. J. M. H. Hopper, medical health officer, told a recent meeting of the Union Board of HealUi in Cranbrook. Dr. Hopper said he could not explain why the incidence in the East Kootenay is low, while throughout the rest of the prov- ince, the incidence is rising. Up to June 10 this year, 26 cases Tave been notified in the area, ie said, and the East Kootenay, although with slightly higher figures for 1972 than for 1971, had the second lowest inci- dence of venereal disease of any area in the province. Allan David Barrass, Bodie. Ipseph Mellon, Daryl Cliff llenrv Bodic, Butler. Moch, Sammy Nyc, Ray Tcnnanl, Lcn John McDonaueh and Ron McDonaugh. Lazy Lake area SPARWOOD (HNS) A spe- cified area in the RDEK has been designated for Lazy Lake and regional district approval lias been given. The area was formed for the purpose of making improve- ments to a dam and pipeline lo maintain Ihe water level of Ihe lake. A pclilion ot 79.8 per rent nf Ihe property owners was judged sufficient. Seed grounds BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Grounds around the new- town office complex in Blair- more have taken on a new look this week as four young peo- ple working under STEP have raked and seeded the area. Earth for the job was brought in by town crews and was spread by the students. They also levelled, raked and seeded. Some trees have been plant- ed. The students are paint- ing the seats in the Blairmorc arena and will also do some preparation w o r k around Ihe swimming pool in Blairmorc. They will also move books frcm tho old librarv building in lown lo Ihe new library quar- ters located in the ground level of the new town office complex. They will assist in shelving the hooks for the library opening, scheduled to be held in early September. New books COLKMAN (CNP Bureau) The Colcman Community Li- brary has announced if will re- main oocn during Ihe summer. M will be npcn from 6 p.m. lo f! p.m. Thursdays. A large selection of new books has been purchased and placed on Ihe shelves. The Taber division school board has reversed a practice instituted a year ago. The Barnwell School will again op- erate on the same school year as other schools in the division. I ORE MOST (Special) Policies have been approved by the County of 40-Mile school committee affecting teacher's leave, school co ordinating periods, retaining student records and school be- ginners. The personal leave policy j outlines reasons for which leave may be granted. The sal- ary agreements provides for three days to he granted but leaves the reasons foH granting them to the jurisdiction of each local authority. Hospital utilization under study TABER (HNS) A program designed to provide maximum utilization of hospital resources lo Jit present and future plr-ns for the and devclnp- of Ihe Tabor communiiv is being instituted in the Tahcr General Hospital District. The program will include clr- velopmenl of nursing home and auxiliary facilities among other things. A joint planning committee, independent ot the hospital board and reporting to it, is being set up by the board. Membership will include rep- resentatives from medical and nursing staffs, hospital board and administration, and the lo- cal community. The purpose of the commit- tee is to develop a functional plan for the hospital which will define a hospital in terms of purpose, scope, and function, and will identify gaps in the health services currently avail- able lo the community, in addi- tion to the prediction of future health service requirements. The committee will gather and study trends and commun- ity development, expected com- mercial and industrial growth, trends and population charac- teristics, and inventory of all existing community health ser- vices including voluntary Teachers will be granted per- sonal leave for medical ap- pointments for members of the family, serious family illness and 1 c ga 1 business that can- not be done on Saturdays. Educational services such as speaking engagements, critical illness or death of a relative or close family friend and at- tendance at one's own wedding or tha! of an immediate mem- ber of (he family arc also in- cluded. The pob'cy affecting the school co-ordinating committee was the ratification of (hat ten- tatively outlined earlier, estab- lishing the committee, outlin- ing its make-up, procedures and purposes. It has already been in operation for several months. Regarding roii-in- structional periods, the policy slates senior students hava three alternatives: they may attend a supervised study hall, attend a designated student recreational area, or leave Uw school site if parental arrange- ments approving this hav9 been made. All student records will be re- tained in each school for seven years after the student has left. At the end of thai period, Ihest records will be forwarded to the county office. The policy change concern- ing the starting age of pupils was confirmed. P u p 1 s whose Glh birthday falls before Sept. 1 must attend school Pupili whose 6lh birthday falls lie- twcen Sept. 1 and ihe last day jcf February of the following year may he permitted to vi- icud school under certain con- iditions. Teachers and PTA had rcc-! groups functioning outside the ommended a continuation of 1971-72 school year iii wlu'ch the school commenced work at a.m. dally and, wilh a shortened noon period was allowed to close for the summer recess three weeks earlier than the other schools. jurisdiction of the hospital. Joint planning committee chairman Mrs. Edna Hunter, R.N. of Vauxhall, has called the first meeting of the com- mittee for p.m. Monday, July 10, in the hospital cafeler- THANKS FOR HELPING Lerv Scheibner, president of the Coaldale Rotary Club is shown presenting a bou- quet cf flowers lo Mrs. Alton Knapp for her assistance in Jhe recently-concluded 1972 Red Cross canvass conducled by the club. 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