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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Draper heads chamber CRANBROOK (Special) -Craabrook Chamber of Commerce vice - president Bon Draper has stepped up to presidency with the resignation of Frank Schmaltz. . Bernard McKenzie is vice-president. Annually appointed stipendiary officer Murray McFar-lane has also resigned and new probationary secretary-treasurer on an hourly wage basis is Mrs. Derek Webb. A presentation luncheon Is planned for Mr. McFarlane who has served many years as secretary - treasurer. Grant Johnstone of Vancouver, Canadian Chambers field representative for British Columbia, was guest at the dinner meeting to answer questions of 32 members attending. Entertainment item was a half-hour color film, Place of Refuge, documentary Of the four seasons of recreational activity for all ages in East Koot-enay along arterial approaches to Cranbrook. Chamber Centennial project under consideration is possible preservation toward the west end of Baker Street of the 50-year-old post office clock and tower. Top players emerge ETZIKOM (HNS) - Winners in bridge recently were Mrs. Sandy (Jessie) Davis and her son Ron Davis while lows went to Mrs. Delbert (Helen) Kraft and Jerome Stromsmoe. In the whist section Ken Lanz and Hilmer Halvorson took first prizes with consolations going to Mrs. Katie Halvorson and Joe Stappler. ALTAR BOYS - The central act of Christian worship is the Eucharist which requires a table on which to place the bread and the wine. Before the building of churches for worship, when Christianity was still a persecuted sect, the Eucharist wa* celebrated in private houses on tables used as altars and at the tombs of the martyrs. In the catacomb of St. Calixtus a fresco dating from the latter part of the 2nd century shows a three-legged table, similar in form to the tables used for domestic purposes, bearing the eucharlstic elements. At first probably such tables were made of wood but the practice of celebrating the Eucharist on tombs led to the Introduction of stone altars in which martyrs' relics were enclosed. By the 4th century some altar* were made of precious metals. In Roman Catholic churches permanent altars must be made of stone. Two altar boys of the present age are Bernie and Brian Ehnes, twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. Pius Ehnes of Etizikom. They assist the priest in the St. Gabriel Roman Catholic Church. Rosie Kunst, Paul Bryant win ping pong singles test By MARY TYMBURSKI Herald News Service COALDALE - The light, white, weightless ping pong WESTINGHOUSE white sale End messy defrosting with the Westlnghouse Frost-Free Refrigerator-Freezer SMITH'S 236 13th ST. N. ball was knocked for a loop by Rosie Kunst and Paul Bryant in the recent tourney here. They won the singles events with classy table work in the Grades 1 to 6 test. In senior ping pong Amy Miss Jurkat showered with gifts ETZIKOM (HNS) - A miscellaneous shower was held for Miss Aileen Jurkat, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Jurkat, at the home of Mrs. Lyle (Kathleen) Bouck, Lethbridge. A decorated basket containing the gifts centred the gift table. It was decorated with streamers festooned on pink bells. Several games were on the program with Miss Joan Bouck the hostess in charge. Miss Bouck had also made butterfly ornaments which she presented to the guests as a keepsake. Assisting her sister in displaying the gifts was Miss Linda Jurkat while her older sister, Miss Terry Jurkat, recorded. Lunch was served by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. Mel-vin (Sharon) Kreil and Miss Lorraine Bougen. A tea was also held' for the bride - to - be at the home of Mrs. Clifford (Barbra) Traxler assisted by her mother Mrs. Simon (Ellen) Heitrich. These Are TheLctHbndgc Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area MAC-RATH MRS. MILDRED HARKER ............ P.O. Bex 97 MASINASIN MRS. FRANCIS MUELLER .... P.O. Bex 329, Milk River MONARCH MRS. JACOB DEKKER................ P.O. Bex 61 NANTON MRS. MARY BENSON .. P.O. Bex 314 MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HANSON .............. Gen. Del. Contact these people for your District Newt or Classified Advertising Yamamoto and Henry Bergen sent the other competitors down to bitter defeat. It was a big thing here and about 70 elementary and junior high students took part. Ping Pong is sponsored annually by the south region County of Lethbridge sports committee of the Alberta Teachers Association local 21. Trophies were awarded to the winners. Frank Huszar, president of the sports committee, was coordinator. The event was open to students from Hardieville, Sunny-side, McNaUy, Readymade, St. Joseph's, John Davidson and R. I. Baker Schools. Other winners of the junior tournament (Grades 1 to 6) were: Girls doubles: Mar got Graham and Connie King, Baker. Boys doubles: Paul Bryant and Henry Willms, Davidson. Mixed doubles: Eric Goertz and Mary Kreft of Baker. Senior winners, all of the Baker school, (Grades 7, 8 and 9) were: Girls doubles: Amy Yamamoto and Linda Klassen. Boys doubles: Henry Bergen and Don Romaniuk. Mixed doubles: Christine Voelske and David Friesen. The event was held in the R. I. Baker School. NEW LIGHTS WRENTHAM (HNS) - New mercury light standards were installed on the Wrentham streets recently. Irrigation Equipment SPECIAL Vl Mile 4" x 40' USED LATERAL LINE WITH END RISERS AND MAJOR COUPLERS Very good condition. PRICED TO SELL $1,198.00 GOOD USED MAINLINE ALSO AVAILABLE AT ATTRACTIVE PRICES We use the best ALCAN aluminum tubing. Major Irrigation Co. 212S 2nd Avenue South PHONES 327-5455, 327.5525 Students break for smoke at Livingstone School By C. A. VVEEKES Herald News Service COWLEY (HNS) - The centralized school board has existed in the Livingstone School area for several years, serving a very useful purpose as a liaison body between the ratepayers and the divisional board. In more recent times there has been a tendency for irate ratepayers to bypass this body despite the fact it was set up to channel complaints more effectively. A few telephone calls were received by members of the centralized board but there was little chance of investigation with so few facts available. Board meetings were usually limited to the one, the annual meeting of the divisional subdivisions. Active members felt not seeded and tended to resign or let their two-year tenure of office lapse. In an effort to stir up action, or dissolution, a well-attended meeting was held recently at Livingstone School. Present were divisional board members including Ken McDowall, chairman, Jerome Robbins and Jack Welch. Centralized board members included Ken Dezell and Mrs. R. Crayford. They held positions of chairman and secretary respectively for the evening. To further attract ratepayers, a number of topics that have been the subject of some controversy in recent times were stated on the invitations to parents and high school students. These included such "problems" as possible abandonment of the centralized board, the recreation room at school, soft drink machine, reading requirements in high school and behavior at school dances. The existence of the centralized board was strongly approved and vacancies were filled by the election of Peter Maloff and Pat Dwyer and the re-election of George Mowatt and Mrs. R. Crayford. Chairman Dezell asked for discussion of the problems and both parents and high school Pancakes, taxes ETZIKOM (HNS) - Many attended the annual pancake supper and bake sale recently at the Etzikom School. It was followed by the ratepayers' meeting. Nine tables played cards. Winners were Mrs. Pius (Thekla) Ehnes, Charlie Tut-tie, Mrs. Mary Yizek and Joe S'tappler. students participated most effectively. The recreation room's use for smoking by senior high school students came in for criticism. Principal Peter Iwasiuk spoke at length on why the decision to allow smoking had been made and stated that it had definitely controlled smoking as well as giving the older pupils of the school a place of their own for relaxation. Misu Susan Dwyer also spoke in defence of the students' use of this room and invited all present to visit the recreation room and see first - hand what it is like. It was suggested there should be a room for non-smokers. It was pointed out the soft drink machine had brought additions to school funds: The parents could control use by limiting the spending money of youngsters attending. Exception was taken to certain books used as literature in high school courses. The choice was defended and the matter was dropped. In regard to dances, there seemed to be no specified incidents so, outside of asking for parent participation, there was no line of action suggested. Some discussion was given to the Lions Club student exchange program that was inaugurated last spring. This will be continued as it has been deemed highly worthwhile. The confidence Mr. Iwasiuk and his staff have in the students' ability to govern themselves was certainly vindicated by the students' participation in the discussion. One can understand why such a small high school has such a fine record for achievement. COMMITTEES FOREMOST (HNS) - Foremost Fish and Game Club committees serving for the current year are as follows: Big game, Floyd Simpson; upland and migratory birds, Bill Biesterfeldt; fish, Ed Walsh; predators, Charles La qua; membership, John Morgan; finance, Slim Hagen; social convener, Doug Piper; publicity, June Cole; good and welfare, Earl Foss; rifle range, Vern Arnold; trophy measuring, Alva Bair, Lawrence Halm-rast, Henry Jurgens and Floyd Simpson. Directors are Roy Onkrik, Gordon Cole and Vern Arnold. Tuesday, March 23, 197! - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 Mayor Jack Ashmore reports 11,746 surplus realized WARNER (HNS) - Warner's 62nd annual ratepayers meeting drew 25 ratepayers of the village to the Elks Hall recently to hear reports of councillors for the past year. Mayor Jack Ashmore called the meeting to order and introduced the head table: Dan Hol-liday, auditor, Mrs. Phyllis Hed-berg, secretary-treasurer; Wilf Peterson, councillor and deputy mayor; Wayne Currie, councillor; Howard Folkins, school representative; and Dallas Minion, hospital representative. The auditor reviewed the financial statement: total revenue, $91,411; expenses, $79,665; and surplus, $11,746. Public health nurse Mrs. Kay Croteau carried out 3,372 office calls, 525 home calls, attended 15,025 school children; instituted ear and eye testing which aided the parents in further examinations. A. A. Burn, health inspector from Lethbridge, bad checked all businesses. The health unit budgeted for $39,097 in 1970, which is $3.20 per capita on a population of 8,556 in the county with a rebate of $1.50 per capita. The 1971 requisition will be $3.63 per capita. SCHOOL REPORT There are 17 regular classroom teachers and instruction is also given in music, band, industrial arts, home economics, physical education, art and business education. The school library is being upgraded to keep up with the Bob Edwards welcomed home WRENTHAM (HNS) - A "home-coming" was held in the Wrentham School auditorium recently for Bob Edwards, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Edwards of Wrentham, who completed a two-year mission in Australia for the LDS Church. Prior to the showing of slides and a commentary by Mr. Edwards, a pot-luck supper was enjoyed by members and friends of the Wrentiham branch LDS Church. Mrs. Edwards; a native of Australia, accompanied her son on his return to Alberta having spent a month visiting her homeland and relatives. growing demand of books. The Warner School has 329 students. CIVIL DEFENCE EMO co-ordinator Russel Dan-natt reported a rescue school was held with instructors from Coutts. Warner firemen receiving rescue certificates were: Gordon Evans, Earl O'Donnell, Stan Carroll, Don Gundlock, Frank rey, Bill Entzminger, Tony Gukert, Malcolm Flexhaug and Bob Jones. Mrs. Rose Dannatt, Mrs. Shirley Folkins and Mrs. Muriel Nilsson attended classes in Edmonton in lodging, registration and inquiry. These people are paid to attend these classes from a budget grant for EMO education, (not from village coffers). VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT. Fire Chief Gordon Evans reported the fire department answered 11 village calls, (149 man hours); two first aid calls; and 20 farm calls (309 man hours). Damage estimated at approximately $11,000. The department has 20 men and holds regular weekly meetings. MAYOR'S REPORT Mayor ack Ashmore reported the taxes have been reduced by 3.5 mills. Water and sewer was extended to elevator row; a few blocks of sewer line were cleaned out and more will be done this summer; streets are being up-graded; mowing of grasses on vacant lots is expensive. The village joined the Old- EMO exercise COALDALE (HNS) - Len Scheibner, Emergency Measures Co  ordinator, will head a simulated EMO exercise here in May. It will involve the Coaldale Community Hospital and other voluntary EMO workers. Contact Mr. Scheibner at 345-3450 if interested. man River Planning Commission which will aid them with advice on future planning. The RCMP is engaged on a trial basis at present. Five trailer sites were serviced last year and the revenue from them has paid for the initial installations. The department of health has asked for a better drainage system at the sewage lagoon. It must be up-dated. Council is exploring the business tax structure. Most businesses in other towns and villages pay a business tax. There are plans to hard - surface the main street. NEW BUSINESS More sidewalks are wanted and up-grading of some streets. Mayor Ashmore said he has served the village of Warner for seven years and has been proud to have had the opportunity to have served the community. Plans for the future include artificial ice in the Civic Centre and hard surfacing of main street. Natural gas is knocking at the door, he said. Oppose bill 28 CLARESHOLM (HNS) -The town will send letters of protest to the minister of municipal affairs and the MLA for Macleod over Bill 28 which will amend the Municipalities Assistance Grant Act. Council felt it would have serious effects on the municipal budget. Mayor Ernie Patterson said there would be even less money available to the municipalities from oil and gas royalties and it would put an extra burden on town taxpayers. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS -:- CIRCULATION -:- JOB PRINTING Vernon Deceux, Resident Res., Blairmor* - Phone 562-2149 STOCKMAN PREGNANCY TESTING A.l. TRAINING SCHOOL FORT MACLEOD, ALBERTA 4 Days Tues., Wed., Thurs. and Fri., March 30, 31 and April 1 and 2 CONTACT PRAIRIE BREEDERS RR8 CALGARY, ALBERTA OR PHONE 253-3808 Think imported cars are toys? Wind up the 102 h.p. Corolla Coupe. Regardless of how beautiful, reliable or well we build the Coupe, some people will always think of it as a toy just because it's small and imported. (Having a name like Toyota doesn't help.) In spite of the fact that the Coupe has a top speed of 105 mph and can leave a lot of big cars standing at the stoplight. There's still a hard core group of big car people who refuse to take us seriously. We tried to gain their respect with our new big engine that runs so quietly, you hardly know it's there. With our power-assisted front disc brakes and our optional automatic transmission. It didn't work. (No self respecting big car gets over 30 miles per gallon.) We even tried to iool them into'thinking we were a big car. We built in fully reclining bucket seats, tinted glass, carpeting, an'-electric rear window defroster, even, a simulated woodgrain steering wheel. '.  But it's no use, our price is a dead give-away. The Coupe sells for only $2299*--with every thingi So now we've given up: All we can'say is/ if you think imported cars are toys, stop by your nearest Toyota dealer and wind upmurs new Corolla Coupe. .'J TOYOT Suggested list price-F.OB. Calgary, freight, license, provincial and local taxes extra. Toyota cars are sold and serviced from coast to coast in Canada and throughout the world LETHBRIDGE TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE Box 1202 Courts Highway Telt 327-3165, 327-3711 CARDSTON WOLFF AND SON TOYOTA Box 760 . Tel: 653-3252 TABER KENWAY TOYOTA Box 1108 Tel 223-3434 ;