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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Thurstlny, May 71, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD -3) POT-LUCK By D'ARCY RICKARD Well, llicrc was nothing in the budget for llic poor, low, middle clnss working slob, namely me. So I thought I'd go out and he sad with Sam. Misery likes company. He was pounding on a ma- chine with a ball peen hammer. "Aren'tchoo a hockey he says. "Belly, is in Ihcre now, whooping il up for the Rangers." "Oh, I guess Bobby Orr will knock llic earth sideways again I says "But with Ihe taxes unchanged on TVs, I don't even want to look at them any more." Sam pounded the broken thing-a-ma-jig off the rod weed- er. "Whatcha think of the bud- he says. I says, "Makes me homesick. Remember Sam, I used to live in Toronto, al- most on Bay street. Makes my heart flutter. Wish I could be there now, watching all those businessmen kissing the pave- ment." Sam says: "See this thing I made? I was at the auto wreckers and I saw these dif- ferentials, a whole string of them. I says 'How much do you want for and John- ny says 'Oh, about so I says Til give you for the whole works, they'll just rust out sitting here anyways." "Ottawa's so hard lo under- I says. Sam says: "Ottawa is so in- Then he shows me bow the differentials are connected up and how the rod weeder works and how he made it practically for nothing, with just his brains and bands and some rusty parts from the auto wreckers. So he has to bolt it on the machine. "Ottawa's Ineffi c I e n I says. "Ottawa's Heavens lo Betsy, Ihe bolt is just a mite too short. Sam can't quile get the nut on the end. Fred pounds a bit with the bnll pccn hammer. Fred takes the wrench. Ho kneels in Ihe mud. "Don't get all Sam says. "This is a real handy dan- i''red says. "Ottawa's 1 says. Well, they tinker around for five minutes. Then they Iroop over lo the shop and hunt through a box of old bolts. Then Ihey hunl around, here and lliere. Then Ihey Iroop back lo Ihe machine. 'Ottawa's so inefficient" I asks Well, Ihey get the nut on the bolt. Sam says: "You know what business is. Half these busi- nesses are owned by Ameri- cans. They're only human, like us. With Ihe climale in this country, tliis feeling gainst the U.S., why they might not in- vest." "Half that money will end up with Uncle I says, catch- ing the spirit of the thing. "About an inch from the says Sam, telling Fred where to drill the hole. It doesn't quite fit. "I didn't measure says Fred. Then the grinding wheel goes buzz. Now Ihey have the rod bolted into place. ,So we head for the house for coffee. The kids scrape the mud from their boots. We bundle them into the car "Our roof's says Betty, as we prepare to leave. "That last wind took some of the shingles off. I've collect- ed most of them up. Sam col- Icrtod quite a few." "Tack 'em bajck I says. "Oh, we've been through it Betty says. "Come Rainy clouds hide the mmm- tains and the sunset. "Ottawa's so I says. Basic skills stressed in new Taber course FIND LONG-LOST MEDAL Mike Healy of the Blood Indian Reserve, centre, re- ceives his long-lost medal from Hughie and Timmy Campbell of Fort Macleod. The boys found the medal while digging in a garden on lOlh Si., Fort Macleod. Healy was 15 and attending St. Paul's School in 1923 when he won an Alberta sporls champion- ship. He also won several other medals from 1922 lo 1927, all stolen years ago. He is delighted to get this one back. Swiharl Photo Healy gets medal back By JEAN SWIHART Special Correspondent FORT MACLEOD "Gosh, that's wonderful. Lost all these years. And found such a dis- tance from my home. It's a mi- racle." And the happy man is Miko Healy oE the Blood Reserve. Timmy and Hughie Campbell discovered the medal while dig- ging in the garden. Mike Ilealy was 15 years old and attending St Paul's School in 1923. Some 50 ot the boys, with 550 other Alberta boys, competed for the Alberta all- round sports championship. Mr. Healy was the winner. He also won several medals at local levels during the years 1922 to 1927. John Pugh, Indian agent at the time, wanted him to repre- sent Canada in the 1928 cross- country race from San Francis- Hospito! closer SPARWOOD (HNS) The new hospital for Fernie is closer to construction. Dave Reeves, Social Credit candidate f o r Kootenay, reports he has been pressing the provincial govern- ment to give the project top priority. He has learned the minister of health has granted approval for the calling of tenders for site grading work In prepara- tion for actual construction. This approval is subject to clearance with the East Koote- nay regional hospital board. FIVE STAR CANADIAN RYE WHISKY JOSEPH E. SEAGHAM I SONS LIMITED WATERLOO, ONTARIO, CANADA 25 01. The smooth taste of quality that is unmistakably Seagram's. Seagram's ........FIVE STAR Canada's largest-selling rye whisky. Blended nnd boltlcd hy Joseph E. Scnenim Sons Lid., Walaloo, Ont. co to New York. A horse acci dent prior to the event made i impossible and Mr Healy says he still feels badly that he couldn't have run the race for his country. All his medals were stolen years ago and he never though he would ever see them again He said he will ever be grate- ful to Timmy and Hughie to fmding the one and to thei parents for seeing that it wa returned to him. Ily IIOSS Herald News Service TABER A federal govern- icnt approved project, Hcmed- ation in Basic Skills, will in- volve 10 young fulure teachers n as many schools in the Taber mblic school division. The program, announced at recent meeting of the school Mard, is designed to provide special assistance lo students who have basic skills riefici- ncy in mathematics or lan- guage arts. Control yellow plague TABER (HNS) Town council recently gave the green light for the control of the yellow plague and author- ized purchase of a special addi- tive and spray nozzles for use with the conventional WD her- bicide. The additive prevents the va- porizing and mist usually ac- companying the herbicide spray controlling spread of the chem- ical by converting the spray lo a foam. The special nozzles are necessary as foam producers. Council will take fact action lo convert a spraying unit to the new system, and for spray- ing the course and other open areas Intern teachers anil the schools involved are: Eric Johnson, W. 11. Myers High School, Taber: Miss Mary Bri- 7-inello, Dr. liamman Element- ary School, Taber, Mrs. Hclga I'epneck, Vauxhall Elementary School; Mrs. Wendy Thomas, Chamberlain School, Grassy Lake; Bruce Oka, Hays School; Mrs. Sheila Span, Barn well School; Dale Chant, L. T. West- lake Elementary School, Taber; Mrs. Martha Wall, Taber Central School; Miss Su- zanne Ostaficuik, V a u x h a 11 High School; and Miss Dianna Terleski, Enchant School. In this special project, in- structors will work with stu- dents on a one-lo-one basis of small groups not exceeding five students. They will make every effort to pm-poinl the student's trouble and provide remedial instruction. In three elementary schools a special oral language develop- ment program has been sot up lo provide assistance for Ihoso students to whom English is a second language, program will stimulate and increase the oral language skills of im- migrant and native Indian chil- dren. The course objective Is lo raise the level of achievement in the skills areas of mathe- matics, reading, spelling and oral language. After completion of the pro- ject on June 1C, the participants will submit an evaluative re- port of their activities under the Opportunities for Youth program. 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