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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SPIRIT LEADER Yield -Campbell, Grade 11 student al Hie Cardslon High School, .is the Grade 11 "spirit lead-. er." Olhers arc Cheryl sell and Marlcne Kcnnard. CARDSTON HIGH SCHOOL EXECUTIVE Here they are, ihe young people who. are planning a whole paracie of student events for their Cardston High. Seated, from left: ColeMe Gibb, vice-presidenl; Clarence Nyce, president, and Wendy Jensen, sec- retary. Back row: Cheryl Russell, Brent Neilson, staff advisor, Nancy Williams, Laurel Hartley, Cindy West, Wade Pearson, Melanie Webster, Jeanne Frank, Marlene Kennard and Garth Lislon. -Logan McCarthy Photo CONSTRUCTION STARTS Ground work for the new senior citizens and nursing home complex to be built on ihe east side and adjacent lo Ihe Crowsnest Pass Muni- cipal Hospital has begun. Glen Liltle construction of Lethbridge is the contractor. Footings ore being laid for ihe unit. It will provide a 32-bed senior citizens home, 30 nursing beds and a hospilal extension, administration offices and dietary services. Four staff rooms will later be converted for additional senior citizens use. The addi- tions will also include a dining room area and recreational facilities. Decoux Photo Mrs. Hubka thanked Prairie Rose Guides meet MacEwan speaks Friday CARDSTON (HNS) Lieute- nant Governor Grant Mac- Ewan, author of many books, will be here Friday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. in Si. Paul's Anglican Parish hall. He will speak on The Ro- mance of Early Alberta History. Mr. MacEwan's visit is being sponsored by the library board in commemoration of Library Week, Nov. 13-17. Proceeds from this event will be used by the Cardston Public Library. Free bookmarks and plastic book-bags will he given to read- ers during library week. Anyone who has overdue li- brary books may take them back without paying the fine. Mrs. Gertie Worth, librarian, reports circulation is good at the library. There are many new books on the shelves. CAHMANGAY (HNS) Car- marigay was the meeting place recently for the annual fall dis- trict meeting of the Girl Guides of Canada. This included towns of Ar- rowwood, Vulcan, Champion and Carmangay. The name chosen for Uie new area is Prairie Rose. Representatives from each town reported. A donation was sent lo the Chinook area for its camp. Girl Guide "cookie day" was discussed. There will be some changes this year. Mi's. Marlene Smith moved a vole of thanks Lo Mrs. Rosclla Hubka for her past work as commissioner and wished her well in her new Job as area commissioner. Mrs. Hazel Lyckman took over as commissioner of the Bow and Arrow Division from Mrs. Hubka. Mrs. Racille Ellis led the group In a sing-song. Laurie Ellis gave a talk and showed slices ol the World Con- ference held at York University, Toronto, last June. She was an aide. The annual spring meeting will he held at Champion. There will be an area training meeting at Stralhmore. Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Anyone interested is welcome to attend this meeting. Take along a box lunch for dinner. Pincher Creek probes Worth report Mrs. Larson elected by auxiliary CARDSTON (HNS) The CardsLon Municipal Hospital La- rtes Auxiliary held its annual meeting here recently. The former executive was re- elected wilh the exception of a second vice president being elected for the first lime. Officers are: Mrs. Mae Nish, president; Mrs. Reatha Stod- dard. 1st vice president; Mrs. Lois Larson, 2nd vice presi- dent; Mrs. Mabel Gareau, sec- retary; Mrs. Reeva Anderson, treasurer; Mrs Lucy Jones, ad- vertising secretary. Mrs. Alberta Bradshaw heads the entertainment committee. Mrs. Norma Woolf and Mrs. Thelma Lowe plan the programs each month. A good source of revenue Is the novelties cupboard. Mrs. Bernice Holland and Mrs. Alice Johansen are in charge. The next meeting will be held Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. By MARG LUNN Special Correspondent PINCHER CREEK The monthly meeting of mem- bers of the Pincher Creek community who are interested in discussing education was held in the Matthew H a H o n High School recently. Representation w a s from schools and parents. Most of the discussion was di- recled at various points from the Worth Report, with a va- riely of views being expressed. Some of the points included were that compulsory atten- dance to age 16 be changed to 12 o" 13; that organization for learning can be best deter- mined by the school; that the recommendation for education for native children is loo lim- ited in its scope; that the pro- posed starl-in-life non-rcpay- r.ble granl upon reaching ma- jority would not be supported; and that parents would nol ne- cessarily reject a varied school year. The next meeting was FC! for 8 p.m. Thursday. Dec. 7 at Matthew Halton High School. Nursing aides want national council BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) lhan 350 Alherta cerli- lion held al Chateau Lacombe at Edmonton recently, cxpress- fied nursing aides, al a conven- cd unanimous approval of SPECIAL SALE WALSH CATTLE SALES WALSH, ALBERTA SAT., NOVEMBER 18th 1 P.M. 555 Bred Yearling Heifers 185 Bred 2 Year Old Heifers 161 Stock Cows Some Young Exotic Bred Bulls PLEASE NOTE: Most offerings are commercial Hereford: wilh some bred lo exotic bulls. All Slock Aro Pragnnncy T'lKd. Auctioneer: KCN HURIEURT, License! No. 274 forming a na'Jonal council. The association will be known as Uie Canadian Association of Practical Nursing Assistants. Us objectives arc to promote a uniformity of cvrriciiluni con- tent, and standardize training in all of Canada. It would also promote and encourage an attitude of mutual understanding and unity among the provincial associations. Attempts will be made lo form the iinlion.il council with- in one year. An election of officers for the Alberta association wns held and Mrs. Pat of Wclnskiwin was elected pres- ident; secretary, Mrs. C 1 a r >i Marconi of Cnlemnn; president- elect, Mrs. Edith Kichlb.iuch of Edmonton; and treasurer, Mrs. Mary Popowich of Edmonton. Various committees were form- ed to assist the executive. Local Crowsnc.sl. TJI.SS del- egntc.s attending lUrs. dura Marconi nnd Mrs. Mary both ot Coleman. 55 starts in housing at Taber TABER for the construction of four single family residences, issued dur- ing October, brought the total j housing units starts this year to I'M. i These include seven mobile homes and a six-plcx apart- ment building. The four homes valued in to- j hi at brought the month's permit value to 315 which i Iso included an MO renovation permit for the local Uniled Grain Growers elevator receiving section. Homes were for Heaver Lum- ber at 5-108 57th St. at 000, Lynn Cannady at 5410 44th Ave. ,-it Jolin and Irene Stoiccscu at S005 42nd' Avc. at and Holger Just, con- tractor at 1621 51st Ave. at Ofln. Last year no permits wore is- sued during October when the in-nionlh total was This yciir Ihe to-date figure Mauds'al. -Wtrintidny, Novimbtr IS, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HfRALD _ j More district on page ft MR. AND MRS. NITZSCHE AND MR. AND MRS. PACK Pack won prisoner's trust Four renew friendship By DELIA WOOLF Herald News Service RAYMOND Mr. and Mrs. Mirza Pack have returned from a trip to Germany to renew a friendship spanning a period of 27 years with Max Nitzsche. The fnentlsliip grew out of a prisoner of war camp during the Second World War when German prisoners were brought to do the hand labor in the sugar beet fields under prison guard. Fjordbotten heads scouters By HmS. ED CESAR Herald News Service GRANUM Roy Fjordbotten has been re-elected president of tire Boy Seoul Group Commit- tee. The annual meeting was held recently in the Alex MacGregor School. Other officers: A Travis, vice- president; H. Hansma, L. De- Maere, and Mrs. Ed Cesar, training: A. Munro, T. Blair, and G. Robinson, transportation and camping; Mrs. Ed Cesar, secretary. Mrs. L. Blair will be Cub leader, assisted by Mrs. B. Miller. D. Barnes is the Scoutmaster, assisted by Taco Hansma. Mrs. C. Barnes, who has been secretary for the past 10 years, resigned her position but of- fered to help the new secretary until afler registration has been completed. Registration fees are for Scouts and S3 for Cubs. These must be paid at the first meet- ing. A. Munro offered to see that a flagpole was made lor the Cubs. Five-year service pins were presented lo the following: Mrs. C. Barnes, A. Travis, A. Munro, R. Weerstra, and R. Fjordbotten. Those who will receive their pins at a later date are: Mrs. P. Wocknitz, C. Wesley, H. Hansma, M. Donahue and H. Jorgenson. Mr., Mrs. William Rose honored on anniversary Among the prisoners brought daily to the Pack farm was Max Nitzshe. When the sugar beet labor finished, Mr. Pack made appli- cation to the camp commander to have Mr. Nitzshe released in his custody to wort on the Pack farm. The application was turned down. One year filled with cutting "red tape" caused the applica- tions made by Mr. Pack and prisoner Max Nitzshe lo b e granted. Thus a conscripted German soldier of General Rommel's army from Africa became a trusted member of the P a c k home in Ravmond. When he returned lo Germany in 1946 he was in good health, he had worked in the open fields, and had eaten at a table where good food was served. He had been given considera- tion and kindness in a Canadian home which he says "changed my outlook on life." Returning to his native Ger- many he was ready to continue his career. Holding degrees is psychology, philosophy and his- tory, it was not too difficult for him to get employment with a newspaper. Today he is managing direc- tor of one of the largest nsws- paper in Germany, the Rhein- esche Post. Kooteuays trade counsellor John Staiiger located at Trail (HNS) and Mrs. William Rose were hon- ored recently at a family din- ner in celebration of their 50lh wedding anniversary. Helen Williamson and William Rose were married in the Chris- tian Reformed Church, east of Granum, Nov. 6, 1922. Rev. Vriesman of Evcrelt, Wash., officiated at the cere- mony. They have Iwo sons, George of Victoria, B.C., and Lenard, Mahloii Sniilli addresses i Legion banquet RAYMOND (HNS) Mahlon Smith addressed members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Raymond branch 107, and their wives at the recent annual ban- quet. Mr. Smith, nalive son of Ray- mond, recently returned from Alrca where he was with ail- traffic control for years. His family lived in Kenya and Mobasa. Mr. Smith joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1912, re- ceiving his wings in 1943. He was then poster! as a flying in- structor to Canadian bases. He received his air force dis- charge in 1953, reluming to air traffic control as a permanent position until he retired in 1964. Following his retirement he went to Africa where he re- mained until July of this year. Soloists for the evening were Jcaninne Jensen. Douglas Con- ic and Scott Wolsoy. The an- nual party was held in I h c United Church wilh Ihe United Church Women catering. William Naldcr was master o( ceremonies. President On-en Wilbock drrw Btlentlon lo the number of vet- erans who ore no longer with the liogion. He said, "Our ranks aro growing smaller each year as men answer Ihe last call. We who remain hnvc a Ally lo carry on with Ihe work Uiry supported k Granum: and two daughters, Mrs. Bill (Chris) Malchow and Mrs. Ted (Helen) Malchow of Slavery. Those attending the were: Mr. aud Mrs, George Rose. Sandra and Greg and Mr. and Mrs. Can' Rose and two children of Victoria, BC.; Mr. and Mrs. Brian Rose and Mr. and. Mrs. Russell Bolitho of Powell River. B.C.; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Malchow and three cliildren and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Malchow and two boys of Stav- ely and Lenard Rose of Gran- um. Mr. and Mrs. Rose were at home to the many friends and relatives who called during the week. NATAL (HNS) The new provincial government at Vic- toria has appointed an indus- trial and trade counsellor for the Kootenays, the only area in B.C. to come under the federal government's department of re- gional economic expansion des- ignation. The counsellor Is John D. Stanger. He took up his appoint- ment recently at Trail where his office is located. Chris D'Arcy, MLA for the Trail area, said the provincial government is making the ap- pointment "in order lo provide I close liaison belween industrial development people in the area, local government, business, in- dustry and provincial and fed- eral governments." B.C. Minister of Industrial De- velopment Trade and Com- merce Alex McDonald, in com- menting on the appointment, stated, "Our man will be work- ing actively lo assist In the de- velopment of the entire area. He will also work closely with existing industry to expand fa- cilities and develop means o[ increasing sales in domestic and foreign markets." Locally, board of trade presi- dent Jack Minion in Femle said he was pleased lo hear of the appointment. "We will now have a provin- cial man working for Industrial growth in our he com- mented. 25th wedding anniversary GRANUM (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Byer of Granum were honored recently at a fam- ily dinner on Ihe occasion of Iheir 25th wedding anniversary. About 25 were in attendance at the dinner which was held in the Uniled Church Hall. Blue and while streamers with white and silver wedding bells decorated Ihe hall and the heal table, which was cen- tred by a three-tiered wedding cake. Grace was given by Mr. Wal- lace Daley. Keith Lane of Claresholm, as- sisted by Miss Vicki Duncan- son of Slrathmorc, presented Mr. and Mrs. Byer with a gift from Ihe assembled guests. After the dinner, the guests wr'i-r invited to Ihe Byer home for a social hour. Stanley Byer nnd Miss Clara Cisnr were married Nov. 1, 1W7, In Clnresholm by Rcv. Collell, Their attendant were George Cisar and Miss Kayc Cisar. Mr. nnd Mrs. Byer liavc one son. Jim, of Grnmim nnd one daughter. Mrs. Koilli (Dnrci) Lauc of. Clarcsbolm. Women gather ETZIKOM (HNS) The Community Club held its meet- ing at the home of Mrs. Harry (Betty) Cooper recently with six members and four guests pres- ent. Roll-call was a child's night j wear ilem for the Calgary Chil-1 dren's Hospital. The hostess gift was won; by Mrs. Sandy (Jessie) Davis. The next meeting is slated for j Dec. 13 at the home of Mrs. j Maurice (Hazel) Erdman. i FOR COMPLETE BOOK PUBLISHING CONTACT The Lrtlibridgc Herald PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHY DIVISION PHONE 327-3203 or 328-4411 Thank You... 1 would like lo thank oil those people throughout the Medicine Hat constiluency who helped and support- ed me during ihe federal election. It was very gralify- ing lo have so many faithful workers and supporlers involved in my campaign. I have enjoyed my many years as the member of parliament for the orea. My work as Minister of Agriculture over the past four years has also deepened my appreciation for the imporlance of Ihe Medicine Hat constituency lo Canada. I would like lo lhank all those people who have shown so much kindness and hospilalily lo my family, myself, and my staff, throughout my ninny visits and meetings in Southern Alberfa. Yours Sincerely, H. Olson H. A. (Bud) Olson ;