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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wonday, June 26, T972 THE LETHBRIDGE HfflAlD 3 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mayor Louis Ungaro of Sparwood extends birthday wishes lo Mrs. Teresa Doratly, 80, left, and Mrs. Alica Little, 82, right, at a recent gathering of Fernieand Sparwood women at Sparwood.____________________-Molly Lotka Photo WINS RACKET Wanda Luchia receives a tennis racket from Karl long, president of the Nobleford Tennis Club. Wanda designed the club crest. Mayor Arnold Lubbers headed the judging committee. Send YOU? cartoons The Ulhbrldge Herafd, cl MM. Helen Kcvaei, Box (70, Kill Afle.lS St. Jamei, Manitoba If; our carnv.ninc ii cntni nfi jdi'inp, mil jTin'ruiondciiiiJt tlirrc the niar- iitcluiiiiiR aJJrr-ssO. It aho lo pofril Golden stooks of groin recalled by pioneer By MILDRED 1IAIIKEH Herald News Service MAGRATH Family and friends honored Mrs.. Winnie Bourne on her 89Ui birthday re- READY FOR BIG HAUl New grain hopper cars await the 1 ?72 grain haul. Pur- chased by the federal government for million, the cars will speed the movement of grain to seaport bins. Gibb Photo Mark Anderson, Shelly Pratt 'most improved' in Barnwell band BARNWELL (HNS) Mark Anderson and Shelly Platt, "most improved" junior bands- men, received awards from band conductor Milton Iverson at the annual school awards program here recently. An address lo the Grade 0 '-aduating class was delivered >y Kenneth P. Anderson. Mr. himself a student of ;he Barnwell School in his youth, reminded the students thai this is "nol the ending of something, but merely a begin, ning." Motor hotel icins okay at Sparwood SPARWOOD (HNS) A pro- posal presented by Cunninghair and Shannon for a motor hole was accepted by the council o Uie District of Sparwood. The proposed value Is ?700, 000. It was one o[ four pro posals presented to council. The motor hotel will be sil uated on Red Cedar Drive op posite the Greenwood Shoppin Mall. Born losers NOBLEFORD The Nobleford Babe Ruth team put gloves away early this yea as they completed the seaso with a perfect record of m winning one game. Coach frank Jankunis ar Ihis fledgling team will 1 something to be reckoned wit next year. He left a challenge with the udenLs to "set a high goal in e, and don't let anything de- r you from achieving it." J. B. Johnson, vice-principal, troduced the teachers. Track and field presentations ere made hy PTA president ay P. Edwards. Permanent ophics were presented to ana Rogers, elementary jrls; and Marshall Kano and ean McArthur Clemen- ,ary boys. Junior high permanent tro- hies were presented to Kelly Vhite and Malcom Kano. The annual track and iielc rophies, (large travelling tro- were presented to Mai cm Kano, (by Ray P. Ed and to Kelly White, (by lex A. Several musical number! were played by the senior bam conducted by Mr. Iverson. Then Mr. Iverson made a pre- sentation of a gift to Jean Urano, junior high sludcn who showed the "most cnthusi asm and improvement durin; ler year in the band. C o r r1n e Johnson, studen body president, presented gift to Mr. Iverson to show th appreciation of all the junio high students for all the Urn ,nd effort he puts into teach ing the band. Mr. Cahoon presented th Rex Cahoon Trophy to Chery Edwards, the student from th junior high body, who display ed throughout the school ye; the "best in leadership lies and scholastic abilities." Then Mrs. Betty Andcrso who works in the library d parlmcnt, presented seve! students will] a certificate merit showing that Ihey ha rs. Sheila Span, who has pent so much time at Ih jhool since spring, and for Ih remendous job" she was do g- He paid a special tribute to 16 two leachcr- aides, Mrs. ivalyne Hansen and Mrs. Mel- a Johnson. They have been elping out in this capacity ince February. However, Mrs. ohnson took ill early in the pring, so Mrs. Hansen car- ied on for (he full day for the emainder of the year. Open house followed the a number of books. Mr. Cahoon paid a specia ibute to t h e intern teacher cently. She was the eighth child of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hansen at Bennington, Idaho, where she grew up. As a teen-ager she attended Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints meetings regularly, winning perfect at- tendance awards and the priv- ilege of speaking with educa- tionist Karl G. Maiscr and church president Lorenzo Snow. In June, 1903, Winnifred Kan- sen came to Canada with her mother, brothers and sisters, he recalls the rigors of that ourney in a democrat and a :overed sheep wagon-. They ar- rived at Magrath about July 24 and she has resided here since. Magrath was a village of 300 people with Jasper Head as he first church overseer and George Birch the second. Her first job was in A. M. Berkley's confectionery and ce cream parlor. In winter she iclped Mrs. Hyrum Hirie on the farm then clerked at Jen- sen Brothers' Store. On May 5, 1905, she married Elige Bourne at Raymond. They settled here and moved to a farm eight miles, south of ily outgrew the small carl they Mrs. Bourne has plcasanl memories of neighbors Al Nor- Itoiw, Jack Roberts, Marion Ackroyd, Smith Martins, Art Minors, Forsythes, Ralph Win- lerlon and Roy Mais on. Harvesting of grain in the fall was something lo be re- membered. It was indeed rode horses double in summer ime. All loved this mode ravel as they had a love The family moved to Ma-jdrcn died as infanls. Mr. grath when children became Bourne lived luitil 1966 when lie high school age. They HvH spoils and several sons were on championship high school basketball teams and town was 92. Mrs. Bourne now has 32 grandchildren and 24 great was called La school trustees awards day program. Parents md visitors were taken on a our of the school. They saw major changes, juch as new stage curtains; the gjtn floor completely re-done; he library, which is now the pride of the school, moved Torn a basement room into a arger room (two classrooms combined) on the second floor; :he science room, the combina- Lion of two former classrooms n the junior high section; all the classrooms and hallways throughout the school painted in attractive colors; Ihe new roof; and the stucco on the outside. town a year later. Seven chil- dren were reared there. In 1917, a school was built two miles from their farm. It Prairie and were Elige Bourne, Marion Ackroyd, Art Minor. Margaret Watson Ride rode a horse six miles from Ma- grath to teach at this country school. The Bourne children first went in a cart pulled by a faithful pony, Frosty. In winter they were bundled In blankets in the bottom of the big bob sleigh. As the fam- Luchia chosen NOBLEFORD Kevin Luchia, a member of the Barons-Noble Mull! 4-H club, has been chosen to attend the 4-H club week scheduled for Olds July 16 lo 22. He will be joining 185 others in forming a closed community for the purpose of improving one's own feelings of self-worth and happiness. Downtown parking rejected CRANBROOK Ratepayers within the business area set the city governmenl back on its heels recently by soundly defeating the proposal for debentures for es- tablishing downtown parking areas. Qualified voters numbered 214, of which about 20 per cent are owners of homes in the area and a number of the commer- cial property owners already field then: own private parking. Of 129 ballots, 48 approved and 81 opposed. _ Options on three of Ehe four properties to be purchased ex- pire June 30, while Ihe fourth was a three-year lease pro- posal. A c 11 y-named commission was to operate the parking sys- tem and ratepayers were as- sured Uiat the initial four mills special levy in the area would drop progressively over the 15- year repay ment. The by- law cannot be presented again for six months. from prcs gen, SUNSHINE CIRCLE Officers of the newly-formed Euikom Sunshine Circle are, left, Mrs. Elmer (Gladys) Genno, vice- president; Mrs. Jerome (Gladys) Siromsmoe, clenl; Mrs. Kilmer (Katie) Halvorson, social convener; and Mrs. Clovis (Kay) Scholt- secretary-treasurer. Ehncs Photo New teacher STIRLING (HNS) Kenneth Peterson has joined .the school teaching staff. Besides being home room Instructor for Grade 4 he will teach physica education and social studies in Grades 9 and 10. Mr. Peterson received his early education in the Stirling schools. He graduated in 1955. Mr. Peterson obtained his bachelor of education degree in May 1972 at the University of Lethbridge. Mr. Peterson served for two years as a missionary for the Mormon Church in eastern Can ada. Ho is married to the for mer Maxine Ackroyd of Glen wood. MRS. BOURNE beautiful sight to see the golden stocks of grain in the fields anc' then see them gathered in hay racks by men and horses; taken to the lliresher, owned by all the neighbors, to become I luge straw stacks and large bins of grain. Those were busy days filled with cooking over a "coal range lo feed hungry larvesters and large washings done by hand. Cattle drives in the fall were another memorable event. Mr Bourne was a top man in Me Intyre's big drives when prime beef herds were driven to Ma- grath shipping pens. This took several days and Mrs. Bourne was in- charge of the family and farm while he was away. baseball line-ups. Mr. and She has many iourne were their best and rewarding memories Their children are: trials and hardships (Mrs. Howard Stevens, been varied. 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