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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FINE FEATHERED FRIEND WHISTLES IN - This white, four-foot whistling swan suffered an injury to its wing when It flew Into a clothesline in Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Williams' Blairmore yard. It was turned over to the SPCA. It was on Its way to the Arctic. Blairmore town foreman John Gibos and town employee Bill Nicifore helped the wan calm down after the mishap. - Vern Decoux Photo 58 school buses move 1^80 pupils Miss Jurkat honored ETZIKOM (HNS) - A shower was held in the Etzikom Community Hall to honor Miss Aileen Jurkat, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Jurkat with Mrs. Wendelin (Kay) Stroms-moe as mistress of ceremonies for the occasion. She read an article on the future history of the bride-to-be. The gift and display table was decorated with green, yellow and white rosettes with, a circle of rosettes and the name "Aileen" in glitter letters centring the circle which formed the background. Assisting in the unwrapping was her sister Linda Jurkat a cousin, Joan Bouck, Carol Chesney while her older sister Terry Jurkat recorded and the prospective groom's sister arranged the gifts. The head guest table was CLARESHOLM (HNS) -Secretary-treasurer Ray Cong-don of the Willow Creek school division told the annual meeting of the division held in the auditorium of the Willow Creek Composite High School at Claresholm, the division operates a fleet of 58 school buses to transport some 1,280 pupils to and from schools each day. In 1965 the board adopted a policy of leasing buses rather than purchasing and as a result now owns only three. While this policy has resulted Charter night held hv Lions WRENTHAM (HNS) - The 18th annual charter night of the Wrentham Lions Club was held in the civic centre recently with 77 members, wives and guests present. Invocation was given by Allan Erickson. Following the dinner, catered by the Welfare Circle of the Wrentham Community Church, Victor Slingsby proposed a toast to the Queen. Guests were introduced by Brian O'Neil. President Own Selk extended a welcome to the visitors. District Governor Robert A. Roush of Havre, Mont., was introduced by zone chairman Dave Robertson of Bow Island. A special presentation was made by Charles Rockenbach to Alva Bair of Milk River on behalf of the First Wrentham Cub Pack, for the showing of his "wild life" films. Guests were present from Havre, Milk River, Warner, Taber, Bow Island, Stirling and Lethbridge. COME TO ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS GRAND OPENING NEW STORE - 426 6 St. S. 9:30 a.m. Thursday FREE GIFT - PRIZES in higher costs it allows the board to maintain a much newer and safer fleet of buses, the oldest being five years old. The Willow Creek school di-vison will shortly be submitting requests to the depart-ment of education seeking financial support for renovations and upgrading of a number of older schools in the division. These requests will cover such items as improvements to libraries, administration offices, science rooms, shower and dressing rooms. The adoption of . the new school elections act has resulted in the terms of all trustees being extended eight months, Elections will now be held in October to coincide with municipal elections. In 1974 all school trustees will come up for election at the same time and will serve for three years. Superintendent H. R. Ross will retire Dec. 31 after more than 40 years as teacher and superintendent. The new school act requires that the board must hire and pay for superintendents. In the past t.h e y were appointed by the department of education. Head Start names wanted BELLEVUE (CNP Bureau) - Mrs. Bert Rrazzoni, supervisor of the Crowsnest Pass Head Start program, announced this week pre-registrations for the 1971 fall term to begin Oct. 4 will be held March 31. The registration will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Coleman Miners Hall, the Blairmore United Church and the Bellevue Municipal Building. Children who will be six years of age Dec. 31, 1972, are eligible for the classes. Parents are urged to pre-registor so the staff can assess supplies required The Head Start program is actually a regular kindergarten where children are given a headstart to provide them with courage and confidence when they enter Grade 1 the following year. Persons wishing more information may phone Mrs. Braz-zoni at 564-4671, Bellevue. Evanson elected TABER (HNS) - Ray B Evanson has been elected chairman of the Taber regional recreation commission. Vice-chairman is Harvey J. Blaney of Vauxhall. Mr. Evanson, representing Taber School Division No. 6 on the commission, is local director of preventive social services. Mr. Blaney represents the Vauxhall town council. The assistant director is expected to be on staff by the end of April. centred with a bride's cake her name and a good luck mes-mads and decorated by Mrs. sage and two white doves hold-Mary Eckstrand with green ing rings under a miniature trim and rosettes topped with umbrella. Miss Thompson wins Ottawa trip COALDALE (HNS) - Rhon'a Thompson, Grade II student at Kate Andrews High School, recently won the Adventure in Citizenship contest sponsored by the Coaldale Rotary Club. This entitles Miss Thompson to a trip sometime in May to Ottawa. The Rotary Club at Ottawa will host the winners from across Canada for their stay in the nation's capital. They will tour the city, particularly the House of Commons, where they will meet government officials. Runners-up in the contest were Mary Slemko and Richard Low. The first step in the selection was made by the school principal, judging the students on academic marks and other school activities. The three finalists were then required to give a talk on "What's Ahead for the Seventies," at. the recent Rotary Supper meeting. Coaldale opposes Bill 28 Tuesday, March 30, 1971 - THI LETHBRIDGI HERALD - 3 COALDALE (HNS) - The town will send letters of protest to Premier Harry Strom and MLA Douglas Miller over Bill 28 which is to amend the municipalities assistance grant act. A special meeting to raise objection to the bill will be held by the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 1 in the Chateau Lacombe, Edmonton. The bill is set out to freeze the grants to the municipalities in the province. T h e bill will have the effect of changing the municipal share of the petroleum and natural gas royalties from one-third of the annual receipts to a limit of $38,000,000. SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR - Contributing most to the programs of Taber's Fish and Game Association during the past year was Boyd Nelson who receives the Sportsman of the Year trophy from wildlife officer Charles Doherty, Lethbridge. Mr. Nelson Is chairman of the-association's fish committee and has promoted the annual children's fish derby for many years. He was also a driving force in the development of a new fishing grounds and park on strip mining property northwest of Taber. Special award for Tagg family CARDSTON (HNS) - A high mark of 90 was again registered in the Cardston Music Festival on Friday. Adjudicator Paul Bourret said he was so enchanted by the Tagg family he gave them his special award. This was for their rendition of A Wonderful Day in the Musical Theatre Production class. He especially mentioned three other young ladies. Joyce Webster received an 89 for her sacred solo. Cheryl Jackson received 88 in the musical theatre class and Narda Hinman 88 in the light opera class. He was pleased with the two barber-shop quartet entries in the festival. He wondered why G'owsnest Pass Bureau NEWS -:- CIRCULATION -:- JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore - Phono 562-2149 These Are The LetHktdge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area BUCKIE MRS. MARGARET MONTGOMERY ...... P.O. Box US CRANBROOK NANCY MILES (Special) ............. 304 5th St. S. ETZIKOM MRS. THEKLA EHNES .................. Gen. Del. FOREMOST GEOFF TAGG ........................ Box 381 MACLEOD MRS. TED SWIHART .................... 234-3612 Contact these people for your District Newt or Classified Advertising there were not more boys entered in the boys solo classes. Following are Friday's results: STAKE CULTURAL HALL CHORAL SPEECH Klnderaarten: Bo-peep Kindergarten, 84. Grade 3: Mrs. Norma Woolf, teacher, 84. DUOLOGUE 12 years: Dana Galbralth and Dl-anne Keeler, 86; Kathleen Jen sen and Sheradln Cox 78. BIBLE READING 12 years: Carol Hartley and Dana Galbralth tied, 85; Carolyn Nalder, 84. IB years: Debra Hartley, 88; Narda Hinman, 83. 15 years: Dlanne Keeler and Laurel Hartley tied, 86; Wade Sloan, 84. Special: Debra Hartley, 86. DUOLOGUE 15 years: R�ger Hohm and KI m Chrlstensen, 86; Carolyn Nalder and Michelle Taylor, 85. GROUP SCENES 15 years: Lynn Deshmaeker and Myrna Atwood, 81; Debbie and Sandra Knobllck, June Taylor and Valina Olsen, 79. SOLO MIMES 15 years: Shart Hohm, 87; Drew Galbralth, 86. DRAMATIC IMPROVISATION Open: Carolyn Keeler, 86. SOCIAL CENTRE CHAPEL VOCAL TRIO 17 years: Mona Tagg, Debra Spack-man and Teresa Pitcher, 89; Doreen Sommerfeldt, Cheryl almberg, and Jennifer Williams, 80. VOCAL DUET 12 years: Karren Cahoon and Shirley Low, 84. Robert and Tamara Tagg, 82. 14 years: Jessolyn Holland end Colleen Troy, 81. 16 years: Mona Tagg end Debra Spackman, 88. LIGHT OPERA Narda Hinman. 88, Barbara Smith, 83 BOYS VOCAL SOLO 16 years: Robert Keeler, 83. 17 years: Robert Keeler, 81. 15-17 open: Robert Keeler, 85. BOYS SACRED SOLO 16 years: Blair Beswlck, 82. GIRLS SOLO 17 years: Martha Keeler, 87; Debra Hunter and Joyce Webster tied, 86. STAKE CULTURAL HALL MUSICAL THEATRE DUET No Age: Tamara and Darcy Tagg, 87; Laurel and Debra Hartley, 86. MUSICAL THEATRE Open: Cheryl Jackson, 88; Debra Hartley, 87: MUSICAL THEATRE PRODUCTION Open: Taqg-A-Longs 90. GIRLS SACRED SOLO 16 years: Debra Spackman, 86; Narda Hinman, 85. FEMALE SACRED SOLO Open: Joyce Webster, 89; Martha Keeler, 80. QUARTET (POPULAR IDIOM) Open( Byng Bearer, Bob Low, Mel Pitcher and Dean Smith, 87; Wendy and Neta Nelson. Ross Jacobs and Darcy West; Jim Hlliyer, Greg Burt, Robert Smith and Barton Anderson tied, 85. QUARTET � Open: Byng Beazer, Bob Low, Mel Pitcher and Dean Smith, 86. JimEastongot a Commerce Bankplan loan and separated the boys from the boys. Jim had four rambunctious boys and only one room for them to sleep in. Now, he needed to turn the TV room into another bedroom. His first move was to the Commerce. Where he asked for a Bankplan loan. We sat down with Jim and found out how much furniture, rugs, and re-decorating the room would cost. Then we set up a monthly repayment plan that his budget could afford. This kind of planned personal service is why we call it a Bankplan loan. Whether you need money to make room for an expanding family or to plan for the education of a teenage daughter or son, we'd like to help with a carefully worked out Bankplan loan. It's one more way more of us do more for you at the Commerce. CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE More of us do more for you at the Commerce* ;