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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 LETHBRIDGE HERALD May 1974 School board briefs Trustees in generous mood but request firm field trip policy Two Lethbndge schools found the public school trustees in a generous mood Tuesday when they pleaded for financial support for outside-the-school activities The board gave to an outdoor education project at the Galbraith School which provides students with the opportunity to learn by working with the environment The week-long project will take place at Elkwater Park May 27 The school had requested to from the school board to help offset the cost of accommodation and transportation After considerable the trustees also granted the Lethbndge Collegiate Institute the it requested to assist its stage band with its trip to Toronto to compete in the national stage band festival The LCI stage band two weeks ago won the provincial stage band festival and the 000 prize that goes with it When presenting the school's request for funds before the school W R acting said the school still had to raise of the needed to finance the bands trips to Toronto and Spokane The band has been invited to perform at the Expo '74 world's fan in Spokane and has already received a commitment of from the City of Lethbndge to be applied toward the expenses of the trip The school has also received about from parents of the band members The students are attempting themselves to raise the remainder of the money needed Trustee Bill Brown questioned the educational value of such trips Mr Enckson claimed students benefit educationally by being involved in the music concert and from the travel and contact with students from other areas of Canada and the US Participation in the band is part of the high school credit program at he pointed out Mr Brown said he was aiso concerned that only the top students in the schools are receiving the opportunity to attend major events out of the city about the band that doesn't win first he asked Trustee Reg Turner suggested that the school board adopt a grant system in which the school board would match a certain amount of money raised by the school He applauded field but suggested the school board adopt a policy to govern the financing of ihem so each school receives the opportunity to obtain funding for trips The central office administrators will draft a policy for funding of field trips and present it to a future board meeting The school board also expressed its delight with thp stage band's successful showing in the provincial competitions Glen Little Construction Ltd was given the job of constructing the addition to the Gilbert Paterson School The construction company's bid of was lowest of four bids The project will include a expansion of the industrial arts shop and a new gymnasium Trustees also authorized payment of architect fees of 80 to Lurie and Neufeld Renovations and expansion were first proposed for the Gilbert Paterson School almost nine years ago The school board donated to the Hire-A- Student campaign in Lethbndge The campaign which helps students find summer employment is scheduled to be in operation by the middle of the month The Hire-A-Student campaign will also be geared to place students who are too young for regular employment in an office or business for 2Vz days so they can gain exposure to a career of their choosing Through government grants participating students are to be paid for their day experience in the work force The old public address system from the Lethbndge Collegiate Institute was sold to the Immanuel Christian School for Tuesday by the public school board The equipment has been stored warehouse for the past five years in a The annual public school banquet held to honor retiring teachers will take place May 16 trustees decided Tuesday Blood band wants sole control of Kainai plant Red Crow the Blood band's holding company has started negotiations with Wickes Canada Ltd to buy out that company s share of Kainai Industries at Standoff Fred Gladstone Red Crow president said Tuesday the band would like to take over complete control of Kainai set up in 1970 under a 22-year-contract between Wickes Canada and Red Crow Development Under the contract Kainai Industries is solely owned by the but Wickes can appoint three of the company s six directors Red Crow covered the capital costs of establishing the sectional-housing factory and Wickes supplied the operating capital in return for 80-per-cent of the gross profits After losing money s'nce it began operations Kainai Industries is now at the point where it is starting to show a Mr Gladstone said It s a business venture with a certain amount of but if housing continues to the company will he said He stressed the discussions with Wickes officials have been general and no price has been set on Wickes' share in the plant But if the band could raise the capital necessary to take complete control of Kainai Industries present management now supplied by Wickes would be kept he said Toronto trip set The Lethbndge Collegiate Institute Stage Band's concert Tuesday evening raised the needed to send the group to compete in the National Stage Band Festival in Toronto Thursday Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDfi. Lower PHONE 327-2122 SUPER 5-YEAR LIGHT BULBS Popular Sizes V2 Mfg. Sugg. Retail Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Howard member of the LCI band fund committee estimated 800 to was raised from the concert itself with to still to come in private donations The stage band was awarded 000 in Edmonton at the Provincial Band Festival to be used solely toward the trip to Toronto The Lethbndge Public School Board has donated towards the LCI band fund The band needs for the trip to for the combined concert bands to compete in the Provincial Music Festival in Banff and another for the three bands to attend Expo '74 in Spokane THE POCKETBOOK EXCHANGE WE BUY-SELL 416 13th Strtct North FOR SALEI THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR An International Daily Newspaper At The CHRISTIAN SCIENCE READING ROOM dnwrlZMtl MlMn S 1Z HIM ti 2 t Tut Tkin EXCEPT LEGAL HOLIDAYS SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION at the WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd Avenue South MAY 2nd TirPt Cash Sill slirti 6.30 p.m Hi Btwrvi Dinette table and 4 new bookcase with sliding doors on bottom damaged in brown 3 piece sectional 9'x12' Pakistani rug and 9'x12' Indian RCA Whirlpool good selection of pole ward- RCA color good Admiral portable set twin rmse complete crib 4 new aluminum h p outboard rototiller ladies' golf bag new coffee table mesh kidney floor com- motor and on pair trailer Underwood Sunbeam Mix- nice pair table 3 fluorescent baby 2 rug floor jerry Finer Queen wood step comb medicine ash house trailer 1959 FORD 'A TON UTILITY TRAILER 1957 CHEVROLET SMALL CAMPER HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1990 2nd AVE S LETHBRIDOE TED NEWBV Lie 0102M-41 AUCTIONEERS KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 0121H-4H Watchful eyes Keeping a watchful eye on passing both pedestrian lights The city is also using automatic motorized and is 20-year-old traffic counter traffic counteis this year for the first time to get Brenda Gash She was at 5th Avenue and 21st Street 24-hour counts The automatic counters are not N Tuesday monitoring traffic flow at one of several as flexible as the old-fashioned however Tney intersections being counted this summer to see if can't keep track of pedestrians or cars that turn they meet the requirements for installation of corners A review LCI stage band gives 6fun' concert By PAT ORCHARD The Lethbndge Collegiate Institute stage band gave a fund-raising concert at the Lethbndge Exhibition Pavilion Tuesday evening for its trip to Toronto for the National Band Festival and for the LCI combined band's trips to Banff for the Provincial Festival and Spokane for Expo '74 The under Jerry Pokarney's inspired began with the number which won them the Alberta top band award in Edmonton two SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phont 326-2176 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz lldj. 222 5th St S. Phone 321-4095 weeks ago Big Daddy 0' This was followed by at that retreat' and serenade There was plenty of verve in the especially from the percussion as well as some graceful flights and expressionist screams The musicians were brimming with and the audience responded by breaking into spontaneous applause One must comment on Vernon Dorge's arrangement ot 'Peter Gunn This student is obviously very and Mr Pokarney is to be commended for stimulating Vernon to develop not only his compositional but also his talents as a versatile soloist The program was interspersed with some baton twirling by Vicky Robinson and a thoroughly enjoyable performance by the Taber Polka Band The Jazz comprised of Herb Bill For That SPECIAL MOTHER on her May 12th ARRANGEMENTS from ..7.5O Nothing LOVE quite flowers MARQUB FLOWER Phono 4th and 7th St 8 Delivery anywhere In North America Ron Yoshida Dale Veinon Dorge and Kerry concluded the first half of the program Mr Hicks played excellent vibes and Mr McCarroll was the hard- working bass player Mr Roman s drum solo was as he lashed the instrument into a frenzy of controlled fervor the rhythms became a bit hard driven and unyielding to ears less attuned to this sort of music Jazz musicians do tend to suffer from the urge to play on and even when inspiration is drying up My reaction was probably a minority as the audience seemed to enjoy the wild jam session atmosphere generated The second half of the program began with some pleasant and inoffensive vocal solos by Darryl Sherwood This was immediately followed by the Jazz with the inclusion of Grant Ernie Block and Nick Kucheran The full- bodied sound of the additional brass players made the performances a memorable experience Herb Hicks led the alternating between vibes and piano He must have a hard grounding in classical especially as the group was splendidly concise and pithy The evening concluded with several numbers by the stage band Jeff Anderson's arrangement of in their from showed another budding composer in the offing His gifts of paraphiase and ornamentation were worthy of praise Vern Dorge's flute solo was obviously to the band s as they engendered that spur-of-the- moment excitement which sets these artists apart from the usual run of high school performers Indeed gaiety was the keynote last evening BERGMAN'S Floor Coverings SALES AND INSTALLATIONS By DON BERGMAN Open Thursday Evening till 9 p.m PHONE 328-0372 2716 12th Ave. S. Notice of General Meeting of THE LETHBRIDGE EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES SOCIETY May p.m. Allan Watson School Auditorium All interested parents and persons involved m Early Childhood programs are urged to attend the first meeting of this society. Dresser plant lines up orders for its product The Dresser Clark plant announced for the city Monday already has orders on the a company official said here Tuesday Bill manager of Canadian sales for the Dresser Clark division of Dresser Industrial Products Ltd said in an interview the Lethbndge plant has an order from Alberta Gas Trunk Lines Ltd that previously would have had to have been filled at the company's home plant in M Y Other potential customers for the gas turbines and turbine driven centrifugal compressors the company will make here include Trans- Canada Pipe Lines Ltd Westcoast Trnasmission Co Ltd and if and when the Mackenzie Valley line is Canadian Arctic Gas he said Alberta Ammonia will also be another likely customer if its four-plant complex to be built near Lethbndge gets the Mr McCachen added Dresser Industries builds 90 per-cent of the synthetic gas compressors used in the manufacturing of he said Establishment of the company's plant here was revealed Monday after an announcement m Ottawa that the firm will be given a 29 million department of regional economic expansion grant Mr McCachen said the Lethbndge which will be set up in the Horton Steel building in the north-side industrial park will be the third such plant for the company outside of New York Similar plants have been built in France and Japan by Dresser he said Mr McCachen said the company is also interested in the Athabasca Tar Sands and has been working closely recently with the consortium undertaking the largest tar sands development Man to fight driving charge A Lethbndge man accused of being the driver of a car that knocked down a teenager last month pleaded not guilty in provincial court Tuesday to charges of impaired driving and failing to report an accident Richard Van 1210 3rd Ave S pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of marijuana Van Sluys' trial was set for May 30 Sentencing on the possession charge was put over until then FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONF 137-M6S E. S. P. C D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDO Now is the time to consider Air Conditioning while PRE-SEASON PRICES itlll in effect Installed by Charlton Hill LTD. 1 262 -2nd Ave. S. Phono 328-3368 Fur Coat Storage Time The Lethbridge Furriers PHONE 327-2209 ECONOMY MEATS 904 7th Ave. S. Phone Freozer Beef Experts Order now because of the fluctuating beef market your prices may increase. TAKE ADVANTAGE NOW FOR LOW BEEF Steaks RibS Special Country Cut Country Smoked Ib. Beef Sausage Fresh omy Fresh Pork Sausage .Freshomyib. Fresh Ground Steak FrMh He.rty. i.. Bacon By The Piece omy. ib. SPECIAL SIDES OP wilting period It now between 7 end 21 dayt SHOP AND SAVE AT ;