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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Aids tots Mrs. Ronald (Jean) Coombs of Coalhurst, has been a driving force in obtaining a parent child development program for Coalhurst. It will 'benefit Andrew Coombs, 4, right, and many youngsters of the area. Many educationists believe children should start their formal educa- tion at a much younger age than they do now. The ability of tots to learn at four years of age is much, much greater than sup- posed earlier. Parent-child program okayed for Coalhurst COALHURST-John Bonn, director of the Barons-Eure- ka social services and pre- ventive social services, has announced that Health and Social Development Minister Neil Crawford has approved the Coalhurst parent-child de- velopment program. FOR PRESCHOOLERS This is a pre-school pro- gram under the auspices of preventive social services with the province picking up 80 per cent of the net costs and the County of Lethbridge 20 assuming responsibility for the remaining 20 per cent. The program, which is not to be confused with an offi- cial kindergarten, has had active parent participation in the initial organizetional and further parental ac- tivities are anticipated in the future development. The overall organization is in the hands of a steering committee compris ing Mrs. C. DenHoed, chairman; Mrs. C. Watmough, vice-chairman; and treasurer Mrs. Ronald Coombs. BACKS PROJECT J. M. Nicol, councillor with the County of Lethbridge, has supported this project both at the municipal and provincial levels. Members of the steering committee will be available at Coalhurst High School Thursday, May 24, at 8 p.m. for information and also for registration of preschoolers. All-weather airstrips proposed bv Pincher Creek town council PINCHER CREEK (Special) The feasibility of an all- weather airstrip has again caught the attention of mem- bers of the town council. The present grassed landing field northeast of Pincher Creek, which has been operat- ed by W. A. Cook on a hobby basis for many years, has been an invaluable contribution to the area, councillors agree. Air traffic is increasing and an upgrading of the field would be most desirable. The Alberta department of tourism and the department of industry might have money available for an all weather strip. A council committee will investigate the possibility. Mr. Cook will be requested to pro- vide a commitment on the pres- ent facilities before the matter can progress. Chamber elects chiefs at 8 COALDALE (HNS) A re- organizational meeting of the Coaldale and District Chamber of Commerce was held recent- ly with about 22 persons in at- tendance. President Joihn Redekop was chairman. A nominating committee was appointed to name proposed of- ficers. Election of the new executive will take place at ths next meeting of the chamber Wed- nesday, May 23, in the Ventura Inn Restaurant at 8 p.m. Fraiiklie Freddy prances to victory in youth class at Taber horse show TABER (HNS) With a to- tal of 380 entries judged in the annual Taber Quarter Horse Show, the 11-hour event listed 232 entries in the open register- ed quarter horse classes to give Taber an "A" class show, making it the largest in south- ern Alberta. The show was sponsored by the Taber Eight Club. It was managed by Eddie Sparks. Jack Kyle of Santa Rosa, New Mexico, was the judge of horse- flesh and riders throughout the day. Elaine Golden of Edmonton, riding Franklie Freddy, took the American Quarter Horse Association trophy for being high-point winner in youth all- round events. Youth activity classes listed 84 entries, open all-breeds classes 42 entries. There were 22 entries in the championship classes. The largest class of 38 entries was in the senior west- ern pleasure horse event. Grand champion stallion was Diamond Dan Dee, owned by Ian MacRae. Reserve cham- pion was Billy Glow owned by Don Hunt, trophies by AQHAj and Merski Jewellers respec- tively. Grand champion gelding Go Parade is owned by Don Hunt; reserve champion Welcome Partner by Merv Thorseon. Trophies as above. Grand champion mare was Bonanza's Revenue, owned by Jerome Fischer. Reserve champion Ja Bar Dolly owned by Mrs. Mary Burwash. Tro- phies as above. Sec results on page 5. Wednesday, May 23, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 Assessments cut TABER (HNS) The Taber MD court of revision was a good day for appellants when 12 of the 16 assessments ap- pealed were reduced and four were confirmed. Reductions in assessments ranged from slight on land val- uations while some fairly large reductions were allowed on im- provements. Reeve Clarence M. Jespersen Swim pool opening delayed PINCHER CREEK (Special) Opening of the P i n c h e r Creek swim pool will be de- layed by one week from the announced time of May 19 due to a mechanical failure of the heating system. The pool will be opened as soon as repairs are effected. To determine the opening date, conlact the recreation of- fice at 627-4322 or the pool, 627- 4062. The pool is now filled and the water chlorinated but the water is not warm enough for swim- ming. was chairman. Other members of the county were councillors Cecil R. Wiest, Ronald John- son, Mike Ohashi and Lynn Wenbourne. Assessor Donald Simpson attended in an advi- sory capacity. Elks golf at Taber June 16 TABER The Taber Elks Lodge will hold its first golf tournament June 36. The tournament will be limit- ed to members and wives or partners. The Elks Community Bus busy during April. It travelled miles and carried 134 passengers. Paul Thibodeau, head of the bus committee, says the bus has been already booked for dates in July. Installation of the new Elk officers will take place Satur- day, June 23, at Cranford. This will coincide with the 15th an- niversary of the Taber lodge. SPY CENTRE TOKYO CAP) _ The Soviet Union is using Hong Kong as a spy centre for collecting intelli- gence on China, Radio Peking said. More district pages 5, 6, 15 H Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Deeoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2749 BY POPULAR DEMAND REPEAT OF A SELLOUT! 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ONE DAY ONLY THURSDAY, MAY 24th TOMORROW 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. THIS IS THE LAST SALE OF THE SEASON ALL CLOTHING SUITABLE FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND CAMPING LOOK WHAT 25 CWILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF: Kiddies' Running Shoes, pair 25c Kiddies' Sandals, pair 25c Men's Caps, each 25c Ladies' and Girls' Sling Back, ail leather shoes, pair......... 25c LOOK WHAT 50 CWILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF: Ladies' Running Shoes, pair..... 50c Ladies' and Girls' Wrangler Hot Pants, pair ..............50c Men's Gabardine Work Hats, each 50c Girls' Denim Jackets. Canadian made, each.................. 50c Men's Vests, each 50c Ladies' and Girls' Rain Boots, pair 50c Men's Short Sleeve Combinations 50c Don't miss the biggest 1 day sale in Leth- bridge's history. Unbeatable values! Get here somehow and get here fast! Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thurs., May 24th only. LOOK WHAT WILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF JEANS AND SLACKS Boys' and Girls', Sizes 8 to 18 Kiddies' Sizes 3 to 6x Including brand name Wrangler and Top Gun Pair..................... Ladies' Bonanza Shoes. Sizes 5-10. (All leather) Canadian made, pair Boys' and Girls' Nylon Shell Jackets, each Ladies' Tee Kay Runners Sires 5-10, Men's and Boys' dress Straw Hats, each Boys Sport Shirts, long or short sleeves, perma press Each Kiddies' Sport Shirts and T-Shirts. Long or short sleeves, some flannelette. Sizes 3 to 6x, each Kiddies' Rain Boots, sizes 6 to 3, pair............... Men's Sport Shirts, long or short sleeve, some perma press, each Boys' and Girls' all leather shoes Canadian made, pair Ladies' Rain Boots, pair......... Girls' Plaid Flare Slacks. Sizes 3 to 6x, pair Girls' Skirts 100% Bonded Acrylic ...................ea. Boys' and Kiddies Fiare Pants..............pair 1 O Boys' and Girls' long sleeve Turtle Neck T-Shirts. Canadian made by Penmans, each LOOK WHAT LOOK WHAT LOOK WHAT WILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF: Men's Western Cut Pants by Wrangler. Made in U.S.A, pair........... Canadian made Ladies' Tee Kay Marie Claire Leather Shoes, pair Boys' and Girls' brand name Braves Shoes. All leather, pair Ladies' Acrylic Sleeveless Vests, each Ladies', Girls', Kiddies' Summer Coats, each ALL SALES ARE FINAL-NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES OPPOSITE GALT GARDENS ON 3rd AVE. S. 516 3rd AVE. S NEXT DOOR TO BANK OF MONTREAL 0 Jeans and Slacks Brand Names Including Wrangler and Top Gun. Pair................. Men's Sizes 28 to 36. Ladies' Sizes 8 to 16. Men's Rubber Boots, pair Men's Tec Kay Running Shoes, pair Men's Flare Pants, pair......... Men's Cartoon Sweatshirts L sleeves, each Men's Acrylic Nylon dress and casual shirts, short sleeves, each Ladies', Girls', Boys' Denim Jackets, each Ladies' aH -wool, stretch, nylon, fortrel flaro pants, pair Men's Corduroy Shirts, long sleeves, each Kiddies', girls', teenagers, and ladies' spring and summer dress coats, each Boys' and girls' long sleeve Polyester Crepe Shirts, Canadian made, each WILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF: Boys' showerproof Top Coats, each Men's, Boys', Ladies' Sweaters, each Kiddies' Winter Jackets. Suitable for camping. Sizes 3-6x. Each Men's Western Shirts Each Boys' All Wool Sport Jackets Each Girls' and Teens' Jump Suits, each Complete stock of Men's and Ladies' Dress and Casual Summer Jackets, each....... Boys' and Girls' Camper Oxfords, pair....... Boys' and Gir.'s' Blue Denim 14% oz. Wrangler Jeans, pair..... Fleece lined Kangaroo Hooded Sweat- shirts, Canadian made by Penmans, each Ladies' Marie Claire All leather Shoss. Made in Canada by Bata. Pair Kiddies' All Black Leather Dress Oxfords. LOOK WHAT WILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF; Girls' Double Knit Suits Sizes 3-6x, each........... Men's 1434-oz. Wrangler Blue Denim Jeans, pair Boys' and Girls' Ankle Camper Boots, pair......... Men's Everpress Golf Jackets (inct. Jack each WILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF: Men's Winter Jackets. Suitable for camping. Sizes 36-46. Each Ladies' and Girls' Winter Jackets, Suitable for camping. Each Boys' and Girls' Winter Jackets. Suitable for camping. Each Boys' and Girls' Hi-Top Camper Boots, pair....... Men's All-Leather Ankle Work Boots, pair Men's Golden Glove all leather white sole Ankle Boots and Oxfords for work and camping, pair Boys' and girls' waterproof Cowboy Boots. Canadian made by Bata, pair Men's Ail-Leather Dress and Casual Loafers and Oxfords. Pair LOOK WHAT .00 WILL BUY COMPLETE STOCK OF: Men's Golden G.'ove all leather white sole Hi Top Work and Camping Boots, pair LOOK :WHAT .00 WILL BUY L.WV COMPLETE STOCK OF Men's All Leather Brogue Shoes. Made in England by Tillbury. Leather soles, leather lined,