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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Learn-as-y ou-go program Youngsters get headstart in Claresholm district Wednesday, October 3, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 15 By PAUL ANDERSEN Herald News Service CLARESHOLM The Early Childhood Services program is well under way here vtrith four teachers giving tinty tots a little advance education and a little headstart in life. Teachers involved in the Willow Creek school division program are Marilyn Baldwin, a Claresholm elementary school teacher who travels to Granum to teach the Early Childhood program at the Alex MacGregor Elementary School half a day, five days a week; Diane Renter of Fort Macleod; Barbara Dakin of Claresholm; and Cheryl Morrison, teaching half-time each at Nanton and Stavely schools. Miss Baldwin has about 15 pupils but no program of studies. It's a kind of learn-as- yo.j-go program. There are about 132 children aged five getting classroom instruction in five towns in the division. Some classes are held in the morning and others in the afternoon. About half a day of school is all the little kids can take. The board has to provide special school bus transportation at noon because of the half-day schedule. Education Minister Lou Hyndman hopes to relax regulations to allow parents to set up car pools. Superintendent Dr. Alan MacLeod says car pools must be provided or rural youngsters won't make it to the classrooms. Claresholm is the only town in the divi- sion with a local advisory board for the Early Childhood Services program. Other towns have the advisory boards to iron out problems encountered when teaching tiny lots Granum principal Les Shimp is a member of the Granum advisory board, now busy formulating objectives for the program. Members are the local trustee and parents. Miss Baldwin says the kids are eager to learn and she sees a good future for the program. Marilyn Huldwin ...finds children eager Open house for nursing home set BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The long-awaited opening of the Crowsnest Pass Senior Citizens' Home and Nursing Hoime Complex will take place at the end of this month or early in November. George Siska, assistant ad- ministrator at the Crowsnest Pass General Hospital, hass announced that carpets have arrived for the complex and are 50 per cent installed An open house will be held for the general public from 1 to 8 p.m. Oct. 10, 11 and 12. Guided tours of the premises will be conducted and coffee will be served. Patients will be accepted into the complex one week later. The official opening will be held near the end of the month. The new million complex provides for a total of 66 beds in the senior citizens' home and nursing home. To date there are 28 registered for entry into the nursing home and 38 into the senior citizens' home of which number there are four couples registered. There is already a waiting list of more than 25 people for entrance into the combined units. Some of the citizens enter- ing the complex will be com- ing from Pincher Creek, Fort Macleod and Lethbridge. These persons entered the other homes on the under- standing that when the local complex was opened they would be admitted. An assessment committee has been formed and applicants are considered on the basis of their personal needs. Herald- District School staff changes TABER (HNS) Taber school division has announced some staff changes. Mrs. Kathy Delbello has been transferred from the Chamberlain School, Grassy Lake, to become girls' physical education teacher at Taber's W. R. Myers High School. Mrs. Delbello succeeds Mrs. Lois Duffee, and has been replaced at Chamberlain by Miss Louise Ross of New Norway as science teacher at that school. Home manager promoted BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) George Siska, business manager of the Crowsnest Pass General Hospital and Nursing Home District No. 40 for the past four years, has been promoted to the position of assistant ad- ministrator. Ernie Luini is the ad- ministrator Pension man plans visit Louis La Place, field officer for the Canada Pension Plan, will be in the Blairmore and Pincher Creek Thursday and Friday to answer queries on the Canada Pension Plan, the Old Age Security Plan, and the Guaranteed Income Supplement, the Lethbridge district office announces. Mr. La Place will be in the federal building in Blairmore from 10 a.m. to p.m. Thursday and in the Pincher Creek town hall Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. Taber blood clinic today TABER (HNS) A blood donor clinic at the Taber Com- munity Centre auditorium to- day needs at least 250 donors, says convener Mrs. Fay Sloane. It will be held from to and to 9 p.m. Bus driver bids farewell CARMANGAY (HNS) A farewell party was held here recently for school bus driver Walter Middleton and Mrs. Middleton, a Little Bow Com- munity Hospital worker for the past 14 years. Mr. Middleton drove the school bus for the past 24 years. They will reside at B.C. Library operated LOMOND (HNS) The Lomond Students Library Club is operating a public library at the Lomond School from to p.m. Tuesdays. There is a 25 cent charge for a library card. A nniversary celebrated COLEMAN Mr. and Mrs. Frank DeCecco of Coleman recently marked their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in Italy. Mr. DeCecco is a retired Coleman Collieries worker and spends his time doing masonry work, his favorite hobby. They have two married sons, Elvino of Edmonton and Hector of Calgary, and four grandchildren. Lioneites to hold supper CARMANGAY (HNS) Carmangay Lionettes has in- vited the Lethbridge club to a pot-luck supper and entertain- ment here Oct. 23. Mrs. Beulah Hubka will present gifts to Little Bow Community Hospital patients this month. Family dance scheduled TABER (HNS) Taber's recreation board is sponsoring its second "family dance" at the community centre auditorium Friday, Oct. 12, at p.m. The date is set to coincide with Alberta Agriculture Week. Parents and dependent children will be admitted for while self supporting singles will be charged admission. The dance band will be The King and Four Aces, popular Taber combo. Pioneers begin season COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale Pioneer Girls Club and Boys Brigade will begin its new season at p.m. Friday in the Coaldale Men- nonite Brethren Church. Chambers plan seminar More district page 34 TABER (HNS) A seminar to help chambers of commerce to improve organization and performance will be held Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Petries Pantry here. More than 25 chambers in Southern Alberta have been invited. Harvest Ball set Nov. 23 COALDALE (HNS) The Coaldale. Wing and Tempest Beet Growers Association will hold its annual Harvest Ball, Friday. Nov. 23, in the Kate Andrews High School. Tickets are available from any member of the board of directors or at the Coaldale Pharmacy. Proceeds will go towards equipment for the Coaldale and District Sportsplex Ice Arena. (Watch For Our Gigantic Beef Sale Oct 10 Oct 13) Cranberry Sauce Pumpkin Pineapple Octan Spray, Whole or Jellied, 14 oz. Mincemeat McCall's 44 oz. jar 1.19 Fruit Cocktail 14 oz. Contadina .00 3s1 Dole diet, 19 oz. Crushed, Sliced, Chunks Turkey Stuffing Mrs. Cubbision imported 13 oz. pkg. 89' Sun Rype Blue or Red Label. 19oz. Old Dutch tn pak Assorted Pie Crust 49C Apple Juice Corn Niblets 2i59c p0tato Chips Coffee 9-W UUIIUU 2lb.pkg L Tomato Juice Pineapple Juice Red Kidney Beans 4-1 Foil Wrap ?r Tomatoes Ice Cream saGoid Orangecrvstals 59' 99< C Lilydale Grade A 6to16lb TURKEYS 95< Ready to eat Whole or halves. Ib Leg Roast of Pork 95' Pork Chops rvpak I-19 Chicken CRANBERRIES Ocean Spray 1 Ib. pkg..... 39 0 BROCCOLI Serve With Cheese Sauce BRUSSELS SPROUTS, 45' AnnlfK A AQo B.C. Fancy. Macs. Red Delicious and Gold Delicious. Ibs. Ow 39 OQUdSh Buttercup and local. Ib 19 MTokaysIb Buttercup and local. Ib.. Hubbard MINCE TARTS PUMPKIN PIES Spice Loaf Cakes We Reserve the Right to Limit Quantities ;