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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Tueidoy, Moy 16, 197} THI IETH8RIDOE HERA1D 3 POT-LUCK By D'ARCY RICKARD We have now, so to speak, broken into and entered "police week." This is the week policemen invite you down to the station. Like, I mean, they say, "How would you like to come down to the station with Well, I, for one, am going to go along. I mean, it's criminal, it's really criminal, the way we don't appreciate the fuzz. j I think it's about time wej called on them, or telephoned them, or something, and told them exactly what we think of them. Give them a pat on the back. Everyone needs a little praise, a little time off for good behaviour, and so on. The police have been good to me. As a reporter, they we al- ways helpful. The Mounties are a little tough, it's true, but they have the man upstairs to con- tend with. They have great dis- cipline in the RCMP. But if p you're willing to tell, say, the I truth, the whole truth and noth-' ing but the truth, the RCMP will tell you where to go. The city police are a horse of a different color. I like the city police. They have to walk a beat, some of them, and that's rough, especially around Gait Gardens during Whoop-up Days. As a driver who has seen two of his loveliest cars com- pletely wrecked, I admire the way the police and cool. And as a man with chronic flat feet, I feel like walking hand In hand with the cops Stick with me, dear reader, and you'll wear handcuffs. Let's not forget how hard the police work to put their case together, only to have it torn to shreds by some lying, ing skunk who perjures his way out of court. I've seen it hap- pen a million times. The policeman's lot Is not a happy one! Open house during police week doesn't mean they're go- ing to unlock the cells and let everyone go free. No, it means you and me and the guy next door can go down to headquarters and see how the Canadian version of O'Hara and the FBI is put togethei It's a great show and we can be proud of our forces, some of the best in the business. I guess I better sign off be-1 fore I land up in the big house. But before I say "jiggers, the I'd like to thank, right here in public where everyone can see, the guys who try to keep law and order and muf- flers on motorcycles. Keep smiling! And a special goodnight to the duty sergeant. He tells me a woman was telling him her boy got two years off for good behaviour and her neighbor says "Oh, I wish I had a son like ENDS 46-YEAR CAREER Wilfred Hague, right, receives a set of luggage from his fellow workers on the occasion of his retirement from the Canadian Sugar Fac- tories ltd. plant at Picture Butte. Zolten Sabo wishes Mr. Hague "all the best" on behalf of the company employees. It ended a 46-year work span. P, Johnson Photo Pincher clubs seek support to complete Community Hall PINCHER CREEK (HNS) I (-rani from the provincial gov- The S150.000 Community Hall ernment to initiate financing construction is progressing of the building and a federal nicely. government grant of for The Pincher Creek Agricul- labor through Local Initiatives, tural Society received a i The balance of the money will Catholic women plan May picnic WARNER (HNS) The May meeting of the Warner Catholic Women's League was held re- cently at the home ol Mrs. Mary Biggers. with Mrs. Helen Flexhaug as co-hostess. j The new president, Mrs. Ella j Heppler, presided. j Fifteen members were present. j New conveners for the fol- lowing year were appointed. A gift will be sent to Mrs. Doreen Weinkauf. She has left Warner to reside at Fort Macleod. The CWL will sponsor a 'Firsi Communion Breakfast" May 28. Mrs. Mary Biggers and Mrs. Daisy Mosurchak are in charge of the breakfast. PICNIC A catechism picnic will be held May 29. For further de- tails contact Mrs. Jean Pittman or Mrs. Ella Heppler. A large, modern version Bible is being placed at the back of the church. For anyone who is interested in buying one the cost is It was voted to send a dona- tion of S10 to the mental health rehabilitation program. This is to aid in sending patients to summer camp. A committee was set up to plan a float for the Warner par- ade to he held June 17. Mrs. Dct Pittman, Miss Barbara Ha- gel and Mrs. Thorn vol- unteered to work on this pro- ject. Help is needed. The meeting closed with lunch. be raised by the local semen clubs and The build- ing, designed by Beaton Engi- neering Ltd., Lethbridge, will be constructed of concrete blocks. The facade will be decorated with cedar ahakes. Kitchen fa- cilities will be located on the ground floor with banquet ing capacity for approximately 500 people. There will also he meeting rooms in the building located on the mezzanine floor. A canvas for funds will start soon and any articles suitable for auction will be appreciated. J. Guylander, head of the municipal relations board, de- partment of agriculture, stated he was most impressed with the co-operation between the agricultural society and the idents of the !rr.vn Ln this joint venture. AIDS TOUIUST3 FORT MACLEOD (HNS) The Alberta Government Trav- el Bureau at the junction of Highways 2 and 3 on the west approach to Fort Macleod has been opened for the tourist sea- son. Managing the centre is Mrs. Claire Thomson. Art sliow May 26 PINCHER CREEK (Special! An art exhibit, featuring work done by local artists, will be held Friday, May 2G. Laurie Johnson is organizing the exhibit as a part of her 4-H project. Prospective exhibitors may contact Laurie Johnson at 627. 2436. Power substation energized COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) A new power sub-sta- tion in the Crowsnest Pass was energized recently by Calgary Power. The new unit, built in the Coleman area, replaces the 1920 model that has served the area. District manager Michael Reno stated the new unit will provide an improved service in the Bellevue west to Sentinel area. The new station was built to accommodate the heavier de- mand of the area as a result of an expanding economy. The old station is being dismantled and much of the equipment will j be used in other parts of Al- j berta. Erie Rivers band wins MILK RIVER The Erie Rivers High School Band from Milk River won the award for tlie most outstanding band at the Canadian Band Director's Association Festival held at the Banff School of Arts. Twenty four bands from Al- berta, B.C., and Saskatchewan were entered in the festival. The Erie Rivers band, under the direction of Charles Hend- rick.soii. also won tlie award for best hand in its class. Socreds oppose 20 jurisdictions idea TABER (HNS) MLA Rob- ert Clark (SC former minister of education, has outlined the Social Credit party's position on the study done by Dr. Holdaway regard- ing examinations of non-in- structional positions, functions, and costs in school admini- strations in Alberta. The four point position: "We do not support the rec- ommendartion that num- ber of school jurisdictions be reduced to approximately 20. This could mean the centraliza- tion of the present 185 school jurisdictions, a completely un- acceptable proposal. "Some amalgamations can be justified, hut should only be undertaken with the approval of local boards, parents and tax- payers. However, such action across the province could well lead to the development of school dormitories in the rural areas of Alberta, also unaccept- able. "This action would be a fur- ther step toward taking away almost completely any control parents have (as a prior right and responsibility) over their children's education. "The Social Credit caucus agrees with the recommenda- tion that the regional office of the department of education be continued. We suggest this is one means of narrowing the gap between rural and urban edu- cational opportunity in Alberta. "The Social Credit caucus supports the recommendation that the Department of Educa- tion continue to give leader- ship in the development of cur- ricula and the organization of educational opportunities for physical disabilities. "Dr. Holdaway recommends that additional services, if need- ed, be encouraged in the field of special education we sup- port this recommendation. "Generally speaking, the work done by Dr. Holdaway is timely and a credit to edu- cational research in Alberta." POOL SHAPING UP Workers at Blairmore recently poured concrete for the com- munity swimming pool while others laid concrete blocks in place for the dressing and shower rooms. It will cost and is expected to be ready for summer swimming. Decoux Photo These Are The letKbtrldge Herald COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area MAGRATH MRS. MltDRED HARKER P.O. Bor 97 MASINASIN MRS. FRANCIS MUEtlER------P.O. Don 329, Milk River MONARCH MRS. JACOB DEKKER P.O. Box 61 NANTON MRS. MARY BENSON P.O. Box 314 MOUNTAIN VIEW MRS. MAXINE HANSON Gen. Del. Contact thoie lor your District Newi or Classified Advorliiing Birth control is topic Wednesday FINCHER CREEK (Special) Family planning, hirtli con- trol, and changing values will be tile lopic of the next Project ABO sponsored hy Iho Napi Friendship Association. Tt will he presented hy repre- sentatives of the Calgary Birth Control Association, Iwo per- sons, a nnrso and a teacher. The workshop will he held In the hasement of the Brocket Health Centre Wednesday, May 17. at 2 p.m. FrVcryone is Re- will he served (reo of charge. AWARDS PRESENTED More than 250 minor hockey players and their parents attended the minor hockey night in the Coleman Elks Hall. Receiving awards, front row, from left, Michael Broddy, Wayne Getlman, Calvin Matkovicik, Boyd Runge, Kevin Pickering, Cliff Curtis, Wesley Rypein, Tommy Myke; second row, Caroline Wavre- can, Randie Joseph, Mark Kryczka, John Mercer, Joe Paviglianitti, Joe Plante; third row, Ferris Duane, Dwight taRose, Diane Raffan and back row, Debbie Duncan and Susan. MacLeod. The awards were sponsored by the Coleman Sports Association and were presented by coach Mel Taje to the bsginners, to the Mitey Mites by coach David Skinner, Tiny Mites by coach Randy Schlendar, PeeWees by coach Ed Amell, Bantams by Hall Chamberlin and A. Broddy, and girls' team by D. Raffan. Decoux Photo Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2149 RECEIVE FM Two of five.ry UUTO Canadian homes rncrivc FM radio. D More ECONOMICAL for you. Better for ECOLOGY. Glass recycles. That's why! It's the real thing. Coke. 1- eVr H-p ft1 fxi-Wi ;