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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta May 1974 THE LETHIRIDQE HERALD -19 Tots will be veterans when they reach Grade 1 'Scientific' experiment all it takes is plenty of patience The South In short Art displayed at Iron Springs IRON SPRINGS The recent art talent show and bake sale here was a resounding success. Sponsored by the Iron Springs Home and School it featured paintings by local artist Brian Cook Many handicrafts were on display The Lethbridge Northern Busy Bees Girls' Club showed many items of handicraft made under the direction of Mrs William Kirby. John Wood was master of ceremonies for the talent show It included a presentation of an Iron Springs Hospital operating room scene and musical performances. School graduates honored NEW DAYTON Graduation exercises were held recently at Warner and Raymond with five New _Dayton girls graduating from the Warner High Pamela Connie Sandra Celeste Schoen and Mrs. Diane Schoen There were also two boys graduating from Raymond High School Gene Skeith and Ian Skeith Pension officer plans visits A representative of the Lethbndge district office of the Canada Pension Plan will visit Claresholm and Fort Macleod Thursday and Friday to meet pensioners in those communities Field officer Rollie Stewart will answer questions on the pension old age security and the guaranteed income supplement Mr. Stewart will b'e at the Nanton Town Hall from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday. the Claresholm Senior Citizens Drop-in Centre Thursday from 1 30 p.m to and Friday from 8 a.m. to a m He will be at the Fort Macleod Town Hall Friday from 1 p m. to 3 p m. Child clinics scheduled COALDALE The Barons-Eureka Health Unit is sponsoring the following infant and pre-school May in the school from to 3-30 p m May in the elementary school from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 to 3 p.m May in the health unit in the town office from 10 a m to 12 noon and to 4 p m May in the health unit in the Administration from 10 a m. to 12 noon and to 4 p m Friday. May in the school from to 3 30 p.m Speech therapy for preschoolers can be arranged at the health unit by phoning 345-4877 for appointment. For social service appointments Coaldale 345- or Taber 223-3911. Teachers visit Russia PICTURE BUTTE Two Picture Butte teachers toured one of the world's finest art the during their recent trip to Russia. Art masterpieces in the former Czar's Winter Palace were viewed by Thelrna principal of St. Catherine's and teacher Sandra Baker of Sundial. They were in a group of 160 people who recently visited Russia. In Moscow they stayed in Hotel a modern and Moscow's largest. They also visited the Kremlin and other places in Red Square. There was a three hour lineup of people waiting to visit the Lenin's tomb. Legion family camp-out PINCHER CREEK Legion Family Camp-Out is being planned by the Pincher Creek Royal Canadian Legion. The overnight camp will be held June 22 at the Belly River Campground near the Chief Mountain Highway about miles from the international boundary. All Legion members and their Premier to speak in Granum in June GRANUM Persons interested in contesting the next provincial election under the Progressive Conservative banner in the Macleod riding must make their intention known prior to June 19. The executive committee of the Progressive Conservative Provincial Constituency Association of Macleod will hold a nomination convention in the Granum Community Hall June 19 at 8 p m Premier Peter Lougheed will be guest speaker. Eva zone director for the town of Fort says three possible candidates have indicated they may seek the nomination. Constituency president Don Green of Claresholm says the Granum convention will be the first rural Tory nomination meeting south of Calgary since the 1971 election. Property assessment By PAUL ANDERSEN HeraM Newt Service CLARESHOLM Early Childhood set up last year for pre-school children with a per child grant for programs operated by school is introducing the world of classroom learning to tots in the Willow Creek School Division. Commonly called the early childhood centres at the Claresholm and Granum elementary schools are popping with excitement and enthusiasm. Teacher co ordinators Barbara Dakin and Marilyn Baldwin work with the early childhood advisory principals and Superintendent rDr. Alan MacLeod to make the program effective. success of the program depends a great deal on parent says Dr. MacLeod. have been involved in planning field inviting the class into their homes and assisting in weekly ice skating The provincial government has plans to phase in the program over a number of years. Other programs operated by private agencies and per programs for selected per programs for handicapped children who are mentally per for children who are blind and visually per for the hearing per for physically handicapped per child and for children who are emotionally per child. Granum School Principal Les a member of the advisory says parents are delighted with the progress made by their children during the first year of the program at the Alex MacGregor Elementary School. working out very says Mr. Slump. pupils come in with Barbara Dakin and pupils developing dignity of the child Tlu- Herald- District their parents at noon and we bus them home at night. No problems whatsoever. We were fortunate m getting a good Claresholm Elementary School Principal Horace Gray says the program allows the child to develop at his pace or out of the Thirty four preschoolers with a bus bringing rural children into the school and parents picking them up at noon. Car pools are hard to set up because of insurance problems. Mr. Gray big trouble is that the government has decided to finance this but they haven't set up any guidelines. We have put quite a lot of work into the then they come back and criticize. But it's working out When the children are not hard at work in the they visit the local fire library or senior citizens' centre. The oldtimers like to hear them sing and a short program always goes over well. Early Childhood Services is providing as children learn best through activities. When they get into Grade they will be veterans. Frank graves cleaned up BLAIRMORE A work crew of Blairmore Lions Club rakes and spades in visited Frank Slide victims' graves recently for the cleanup The club is completing plans for a beer garden to be held during the third week in August to raise funds for community projects. An appreciation night for women and music teachers who devoted time to the annual Crowsnest Pass Music Festival will be held at the Turtle Mountain Hotel June 3 District calendar Disaster Day will be held at Fort Macleod June 5 and simulated accidents will test the resources of the Fort Macleod and visitors will not be allowed in the hospital during the two-hour exercise. The Etzikom Community Club will meet June 12 at the home of Rose Burger The Crowsnest Pass Citizens' Tourist Association will hold Running throughout the Crowsnest Pass Aug. 1 to 4 with a wrestling beer raft swimming rock golf fishing motorcycle square rodeo and barbecue planned for the weekend. The Coaldale Sportsplex Swimming Pool has opened the with swimming from 4 to 6 and 6.30 to 8 p.m. Pure as the Driven a will be staged by the Kate Andrews High School senior drama class at 8 p m. Thursday in the Yates Memorial under the direction of Frank Featherstone. Cranbrook taxpayers P may find bill easier CRANBROOK City assessor J. M. Stropky says the 1S74 real property assessment in the city stands at There are parcels Assessment for tax with 1973 comparison in The land increase comes from new subdivisions and adjustments of previous assessments on farm and mainly commercial- industrial land Half the improvements increase comes from new construction and the rest from assessment equalization. Analysis ot parcel-property types shows residential 37 multi- 281 50 industrial and miscellaneous to total Vacant parcel analysis shows multi- family 34 eight farms and 15 with miscellaneous bringing the total to 417. I I I Crowsnest Pass Bureau VERNON Rmid.nt 562-2149 CRANBROOK City council has set the 1974 tax rate at 83 56 mills to cover estimated expenditures of this year. Last year's tax rate was 83.25 mills. The with the 1973 rate in general purposes and debt 46.88 2.12 RDEK one and 33.56 The average homeowner's tax bill on this basis is expected to drop about with assessment equalization this year increasing the bill on Whetstone commercial property. The return from one mill this year is for general and debt for hospital and for Billing will now witn deadline for payment July after which a penalty percentage applies. The tax revenue is budgeted at 674 million as the largest single revenue source. WATCH AND WAIT FOR SHELDONS PROMOTION SALE 1 Day May 23rd 51fi-3rd AVENUE SOUTH Next Door to Bank of Montreal ready The 1974 spring edition of the University of Lethbndge creative is off the press. The publication includes short poems and the majority submitted by Alberta Copies may be obtained from the House of the U of L bookstore or the English or modern languages departments at U of L for FARMERS AND RANCHERS We have just received a shipment of Sharpened PRESSURE TREATED ROUND POSTS Evening honors graduates of Stirling High School STIRLING Teresa daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard was valedictorian for the recent Stirling High School graduation ceremony. She thing we have control over in life is attitude. Nothing can stop those with the right Other graduands Jean Sandra Linda Tim Dick Terry Dale Marty Hirsche and Doreen Sullivan. Insp. Glenn Michelson of the Lethbridge Police a graduate from the spoke. Formerly a member of the and stationed in the Far he said the Eskimo people were the only ones he had met who didn't feel they had problems. For when travelling on the barren the Eskimo would say they never got lost only the place they were going to was lost. Insp. Michelson cited problems besetting today's teenagers As an he Lethbridge Police recorded 38 cases of shoplifting at one point last year and found eight were juveniles and 50 per cent were by persons under 20 years of age. He warned teenagers they may not be aware that petty theft can affect their whole lives. Anyone with a criminal record is barred from some types of he said. Many are barred from crossing the border or going into other countries. He said he has never known of anyone on drugs or alcohol to be successful in life even as a criminal. Many end up in mental institutions. They drop out of education and live from day to day. They have left their church and a broken-hearted he said. has problems and this is nothing to be ashamed of. The thing to do is find Insp. Michelson advised the students to finish their education to their satisfaction and to not be satisfied too easily. 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