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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tucjduy, Jvne 27, 1972 THE LETHBR1DCE HERAID 3 17-year career brought to close HONOR PRIEST Rev. Walter Krewskl, priest of Holy Ghost Roman Catholic Church at Coleman from 1964 to 1969, receives a gift of luggage from Jerome Rejman of Coleman, left, on behalf of the Coleman parishioners. Rev. Jim Hagel of Blairmore looks on, Father Krewski was honored at a celebration marking his 25 years in the priesthood. About 110 attended. Now of Our Lady of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church, Calgary, he entered the priesthood In May, 1947. Decoux Photo 'IV Roundup of District News I r Mrs. Christensen taught thousands By RUTH ZAUGG Herald News Service STIRLING Alter 17 years ot teaching elementary school children, Mrs. Allan (Norma) Christenscn will retire. Her first teaching ye or was at Chin where she had nine grades in one room. She recalls riding horseback miles to and from school each day. The next year she moved to Stirling to fill a leaching posi- ion and stayed on. She married here and Mr. and Mrs. Chrislensen have two sons, Garth and Jack. M r s. Christensen recalls .here was no electricity in 1927, her first year in Stirling. Transportation to Lethbridge was by train. Henry Sens, with his team of horses and wagon, would drive her to the station. An item that impressed Mrs. Christensen about Ihe early MRS. CHRISTENSEN school here was the fair held each fall. work in sewing, handicrafts, school- work and gardening were judged. She felt it was good that a provincial inspector came to visit classes twice a year, stay- ing one-half a day each time and then giving guidance and direction. Another part ol the early school was the students lining up before school and marcMng into class accompanied by a drummer. This was a "real help" in discipline. Class al- ways began by saluting the flag. Principal and teachers were given more authority and rights lo correct and guide stu- dents than now allowed. The old school bell that was rung every morning at lo hurry laggers on is a fond memory. The caretaker, John Sykes, performed this task except when a mischievous student would tie a stick In the upper part of the rope so the beU could not sound! This ringing ended fn ISM when the school was de- stroyed by fire and the bell was cracked. Mrs. Christensen's father, John Russell, was one of first settlers of Stirling. Later ho moved to Tabsr and mar- ried. She was born and raised there. Sire graduated from high school at Lelhbridge and from Normal School at Cal- gary. Mrs. Chrislensen gave years of service to the Childrens' Primary Association for the- LDS Church. She served as an executive leader and a teach- er. Her dignity and deep respect for each student will be re- membered and cherished by thousands students, parents and teachers. Bible school PINCHER CREEK (Special) All children aged four to 18 years are eligible to attend va- cation Bible school Monday, July I, lo Friday, July 21, at Trinity Lutheran Church. All classes will run during the week days only, 9 a.m. to 12 noon each day. Registration will be Monday, July 10, at to 9 a.m. Honor minister PfNCHER CREEK (Special) A farewell party in the form of a pot-luck dinner and pro- gram was held recently by the congregation of the P i n c h e r Creek United Church to honor Rev. K. Jordan and Mrs. Jor- dan and family prior to their departure to Lethbridge. Mr. Jordan will minister to the congregalion of the First United Church at Lethbridge. Cyril Richards made a pre- sentation of a set of dishes. Mrs. R. F. Duffield gave their chil- dren individual gifts. Tha Jordans came here in 1968. Transferred SPARWOOD (HNS) Two members of the HCMP detach- ment at Sparwood have been transferred lo new posts. Cpl. Harvey Woof has been transferred to Burnaby. His re- placement Is Cpl. Belter Dawson Creek. Const. Les Hammelt will go to Cranbrook; Const. T. Rollin son of Duncan, B.C., will lake his place wilh the Sparwood de- tachment. Cpl. Woof was recently pre- sented wilh a pin by the Mu nicipal District of Spanvood for his service to the community. Cut mileages PINCHER CHEEK (Special At a recent meeting of the board of trustees of Pinch er Creek school division, mile- ages allotted to schools were reviewed. The total allotment was re- luced from miles to 380 miles, to be used accord- ng to the priorities set within ach school Including field rips, internal physical educa- ion activities, and extra-curri- cular sports and other activi- ties. Available td students: At .1.50 per student, grades 1 to 10 pencils, 11 scribblers, 2 erasers, 1 ruler; Grades 1 to 6, 10 pencils, 14 keytabs, 2 erasers, 1 ruler; Grades 7 to 12, 6 pencils, 15 keytabs or 7 refills, 2 erasers. Season ends NOBLEFOHD (Special) Stan Sjogren gained the win as litlle league defeated Monarch 12-5, in regular North counly little league action. The losing pitcher was John Flamond. The game decided the final standings for the learns. Noble- ford won first place and Mon- arch second in overall stand- ing. Shower held NATAL (HNS) A well- attended miscellaneous shower was held in St. Michael's Hall in Sparwood recently in honor of Miss Helen Galla. The honored guest was es- corted into the hall by Mrs. Vera Ronson and Mrs. Irene Letcher, both of Fernie, who later assisted in opening of gifts. Activities Included games ol whist and bingo. The guest book was attendee by Miss Joanne Galla of Spar- wood and Miss Debbie Ronson of Fernie, Lunch was served by the hostesses. The bride-to-be will shortly exchange marriage vows with Stan Kolek of Calgary. Holiday set FOREMOST (Special) II will be back to school on Wed nesday, Sept. 6 for students ill Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Varnon Detoux, Resident Phons 562-2149 These Are Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area PINCHER CREEK MRS. EDWARD IUNN (Sptciol Box 213 FORT MACLEOD- MRS. TED SWIHART 234-3612 DEI BONITA 1RNIE DAITON C.n. NOBLEFORD Special-MilS. L. IUCHIA Phon. 824-3346 Contact Iheio p.opt. for ywr Dlttrlct or Clarified Advertising chools in the County of Forty lile. This was the announcement school Superintendent liff Elle, following the recent lonthly meeting of the County chool committee. Teachers will return one day arlier, on Sept. 5, to prepare or the sludenfs" arrival. Major holidays for the re- lainiier of the school year also announced. Christ- mas break will be from Dec. 23 o .Ian. 2, 1973 inclusive. The aster break will be from April p to 29 inclusive. School will inish for the year on Juna 9, 1973. Appointments NATAL (HNS) Election ol toward E. Cadinha lo Ihe new of vice-president of orporate planning for Kaiser Resources Lid. has been an- lounced by S. A. Girard, presi- dent and chief executive offi- cer. Cadinha, formerly Kaiser Re- ources' manager of corporate Oanning, will move to the coal company's expanded Vancouv- er headquarters in his new po- jlion. Before joining Kaiser {esources, he had held various inancial planning and account ng management positions with Calser affiliated companies for nine years. Recent local appointments by Raiser Resources recently In- clude Henry Volkman as man- Tger of Industrial Relations Williams as training sup- ervisor, Daryl Bodie as assiS' tanl maintenance superlnten dent at Harmer Ridge anc ;arry Livingstone as assistant sit superintendent at Harmer Ridge. Plan open house COALDALE (HNS) Mr and Mrs. Henry J. Martens will be honored on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniver sary at an open house from i to 8 p.m. July 2 at their home in Coaldale. The event is being arrangec by their family. Mr. and Mrs. Martens wen married in Hague, Sask. on July 15, 1822. Mrs. Martens i the former Miss Maria Krahn They came to Taber in 104 and lived there for six years In 1951 they moved to Coaldali and semi-retired in 1957. The couple has 11 children 29 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Season ends NATAL (HNS) About 6 Sparwood Brownies their final outing of the currcn Brownie year with a trip t Fort Steele and the fish hatch ery. Assisting with tha lour and making the trip were eleven mothers. At the last meeting of th season held recently proficien cy badges were awarded t nine members of the Firs Brownie Pack. Karen McPherson won prize for the most proficienc badges and Suzanne Hall wo second prize. The Second Brownie Pac concluded the season with si members receiving -the Golde Hand award. The Third Brownie Pack hel a lawn party for its final nice ng of the season. Perfect at- ndance awards and proficien- y badges were presenled. Swim-a-Thon PINCHEH CREEK (Special) The local swim club will hold Swim-a-Thon Saturday, July from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the jool. Swimmers will strive to mm 100 lengths of the pool. Grant approved CRANBROOK 'anacom Building Systems ltd., a new company headed by ohn Reynolds of Vancouver, as confirmation of a egional incentives subsidy for s plant here to make nodular and panelized com- artment homes. Application ;as made Feb. 11, and approv- ed May 30 when regional in- entives were continued an ther year for this area. Mr. Reynolds has engaged Cranbrook architects for an start. Seventy-five new obs the plant will create will .ccount for each in the ipproved grant, plus a basic ubsidy of Achievers shoiv skills at 4-H day COWLEY (HNS) The re- cent Achievement Day here for the limber Trails 4H Sewing Club thrilled parents. The Timber Trails group has now divided into two sections. The beef club has mainly boys. The sewing club, some 22 strong, is made up entirely o! iirls led by Mrs. D. Douglas, Mrs. Isobel Lank and Mrs. Virginia Delinle. There are :hrce advisors, namely, Mrs. Vlary-Joe Buries, Mrs. Laura Cray ford and Mrs. Shirley Mo- wall. P r e s i dent is Jacqueline Buries; vice-president, Jenny Dwyer; secretary, Lori Fran- cis; treasurer, Cindy Preston; club reporter, Chris Lank; Li- brarian, Susan Brockwell; and parliamentarian, Heather Buries. There are five girl seniors, aged 16 to 18; eight intermedi- ate, ages 12 lo 15 and nine juniors, aged 10 to 12. Judges for the occasion were Mrs. Inga Marr and District Economist Miss L. Johnson. The club's theme: "Smile and the Whole World Smiles Wilh You." Lori Francis and Cindy Pres- lon led in the recitation of the 4H pledge. All three leaders were called to the stage where Nancy Crayford pinned a lovely corsage on each. Reginald Newkirk spoke on How to Run a Meeting. The girls watched a profes- -Mrs. Weekes Photo SHOW CHIC FASHIONS Cowley's Ti mber Trails 4H Sewing Club has some pretty clever members, witness these smart fashions sewed by the girls. From lefii Jacqueline Buries, Susan Brockwell, Linda Douglas, Nancy Crayford and Jenny Dwyer. sional demonstration of appli- cation of make-up; a training session on public speaking; and enjoyed a record hop. Donna Murphy gave her speech on The History of Fort Macleod. Main event of the afternoon was Ihe modelling of clothing by the girls who made every item Displayed. Linda Johnson and Jenny Dwyer gave the commentaries against lovely background mu- sic while the models displayed their creations around and among the guests at the tables in a true professional manner. Comic relief was created by Nancy Crayford and Jenny Dwyer. They portrayed a beau' lician and a customer In a skit called How Not to Apply Make- Up. Debra Clarksoa thanked the judges. More ECONOMICAL for you. Better for ECOLOGY. Glass recycles. That's why! It's the real thing. Coke. Ui'k RM. iniCofrl mtrtt afikh Mi n lify tnfylrti preded ;