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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, Otloblr 30, 1972 THE inHBKIOGE HEHAID 3 By CA. Weekes Here are wilh snow Do your gootl turn lo Hie okilimers near you! And how about Ihosc erratuls to tlie post office and store for anyone who is lied in with little children? We havo never seen a town where there fire Venturers, Scouts and Cuhs hut that the general public is soon well aware of their existence by such kindnesses. Scouters in southern Alberta will be pleased to hear of Scon- ler Glenn Fiddler of Mafirath being presented with his covet- ed Woodbadgr. This took place at a Chinook District meeting recently. Regional Commission- er Eldrcd Palmer made the presentation in his usual inimi- table style. Congratulations, Scoutcr Glenn! School is a place where Scouts worth their salt show the stuff they are made of. Blaine Staples of Bindloss won himself a Gov- ernor General's Medal for his high standing, the third ever ill Medicine Hal Division No. 4. Chairman of the board Wal- ter Olson made the presenta- tion. Cub gcoutcr Jim Kellinglon has made public the equally fine effort Blninc made as a Wolf Cub in his Pack and later in the Bindloss Scout Troop. Good going, Blninc! We hear that former Scouter, A. M. Vallie of the Brooks area Is a columnist with the Brooks Gazette. His column is entitl- ed "Buck the Shepherd." Trustees reject request TABEE (HNS) Requests for Sunday use of school gym- nasiums For recreational activi- ties and after-school use o{ classrooms for religious in- struction rejected by Irus- (ces of Taber School Division G. The first application was mac'e by Hcv. .lames J. Lynn of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Vauxhall. on behalf of the Shalom Teen Club. It sought use of tlie Hays ar.d Vauxhall school gyms for inter-denomin- ational teen club activities. The application was refused by the board since evenings are available. Anoth- er reason was interference witli janitorial service since the board of industrial relations re- quires a full 24 hours off each week for custodians of schools. The second request for the use of eight classrooms from lo eacll Monday aftcr- noon at Ihe Chamberlain School, Grassy Lake, was made by Rev. D. O'Dwyer of St. Au- gustine's Roman Catholic Church, Taber. The rooms be iiscrt for religious instruction of Catholic children. Again interference with regu- lar janitorial service influenced the hoard lo table the request, suggesting Ihc use of (lie church's facilities at Grassy Lake along with consideration of the use of fewer classrooms there. Other business concerning Janitorial service .vas the Irans- fer of night watchman Ernest Moline at the W. II. Myers High School here to day-shift care- taker. David Elton of lU.vmoml is .he vice president of Ihe rcg- .onal council and it has fallen .o him to head up the newly- appointed committee lo study a n [I develop a long range development plan for C a in I hnpcssa. Other members are Colin Ocldic of Taber, Dr. Calvii Diirfcc of Carctston and Nor man Mctz of Letlirbirdgc. At a new Inipess: film is out arid available for us at group meeting. Ami lor anj group that is anxious to employ visual aids there is an excellen film called "These Arc Scouls available from the British li formation Office, Ottawa, o from National 11Q, Ottawa. Olds was the centre for meet ings on a provincial level Oc 21-22-23. Attending were Man Mitchell, Eldrcd Palme Hob Jenkins, Oliver Scwar and Rodney Taogg. The reaso for those meetings was to c. tablish the provincial counc scout program for tlie coming year. The president of the pro- vincial council is Harold Lake of Edmonton. Dr. Richard Bide of Lclh- i has recently been ap- pointed area commissioner for Letlibridgc. Another ap- pointment is that of Ed Tocme district commissioner of L'ardston. Last but not least is the fact that Medicine Hat has a new district commissioner in the icrson ol Jim Hoyg. Next time you are in the reg- ional office in meet the new secretary, Mrs. June niain. Tlie former district commis- ;ioner of the Foremost district, ScotUer CLiuck Pedcrsen has moved to Irvine. Happy land- ings, Chuck! Registrations are due tomor- row! The council office now has the new Venturer program book. Just the thing for snowy Elks praised by COLEMAN (CNT Bureau) i warded to Ed Wood.llarold District deputy grand exalted .Nelson and Henry Uak; 25 year ruler Ron Collings of Coleman congratulated Coleman Elks on the occasion of their 47tti anni- versary. It was held in the Elks Hall pins lo exalted ruler Al Geh- man, Harry Gate, Clarence Clarke and Vlomeo Ttiiljert and 15-year pins were presented lo recently. More than 100 people were at j nor. the event which concluded in an evening of dancing. Charier member Bert Bond cut the anniversary cake after wMch Mr. Collings presented pins lo various members. Life memberships were pre- sentee- to John lioulier, Aldo Monlalbetli and Vince Cologros- so. Peter Mcroniuk, Boh Findlay, Kudy Szyrnanek and Doug Skin- A 35-year pin went lo Bruno Genlile. Thirty-year pins were HUNTING EXPEDITION By golly, they're hot on the frail of something! Or should we say, keeping cool, calm and collected o n Ihe first ouling? Anyway, these five gold- en retriever pups, eight weeks old, ore getting their first taste of a Coleman winter. Owners are Mr. and Mri. Gerald Blackrnare of Coleman. One hundred dollars gels you one. Mhiin g group New Horizons investigated by Mclvor TABER (HNS) Hori- zons, a national program for re- tired people, will be brought to Tabcr if sufficient interest is shov.ii. A meeting has been called for p.m..Wednesday, Nov. J, at the Taber Community Centre for those who have withdrawn from the labor force, says rec- reation director Miss Yvonne Mclvor. Elk-ford has its problems More classrooms are needed NATAI, (HNS) A backed by Mayor Keys who lion of three, headed by Mayor j said Ihe house building prog- Horace Keys of Elkford, at- t: '-J tended the October meeting of the school board of School Dis- evcnings, fellows. Once upon a summer the Hays Troop went to Newfound- land. We hope lo have details next time sorry, Uegina has a very fine Pro- Hoy Seoul and Girl Headquarters. Chief trustee and in immediate addi- vincial Guide Executive is Stephen Rrecn. We are very much impressed with the busy happy atmosphere and staff and assistants wore their .smiles. Not far away is lovely Was- cana Lake. Along ils edge wild geese, big ones, flap lazily from the lawns of tlie Provincial Legislative Buildings. Regina is a training centre for the KCMI'. We saw squads of Motmties moving around Ihe buildings as Ihey went from one to the other. The RCMP Jlus- a must for those who realize all thai has gone on in a force almost 100 years old. Old-type uniforms, equipment, arms, documents and pictures are well displayed as arc relics of Filzgerald's last patrol. Names of famous men in the force turn back history's pages. Albert Johnson's tea pail with jagged bullel holes tells its story. H was at Hcgina that we heard our first whisper of the latest in the Seoul movement. This is known as Beavers and is to meet the needs of boys, 5, 6 and 7. This new branch of boy activity pioneered in Win- nipeg is now being tried out in Fdmonton, lied Deer and Cal- gary. Welcome, young fellows Good hunting all! LEONARD TSRE MART trict No. 1 seeking information on a number of matters, including the Village of Elkford's requesl that it be allowed to elect a trustee to Ihe While Ihe delegation did not get the "yes" answer it was ob- viously seeking, both in the matter of a the matter of tionai classrooms, it did get a sympathetic heaving from the board. E. T. Chambers, board ministralor, reviewed point by poinl, the board's move aimed at providing sufficient school (acililies for the whole dstrict, including Elkford. and pointed out the many department of education rulings by which the board is governed. In (he mailer of additional classrooms, Mr. Chamb e r s pointed out that the board can only Justify lo Ihe department of educalion the number of rcoms indicated necessary by population projections obtained from the company or compan- ies employing people in a n y area. In Elkford's case, the company is Fording 'Coal, subsidiary of Conu'nco. Mr. Chamters said that, act- ing on figures obtained from Fording Coal, in which Mayor Keys is a senior official, the board had provided classroom space for about 200 students, whereas in fact there were only about 180. He pointed out thai Ihe fig- ures are nearly always a year behind, because Ihe board must plan lo have classrooms ready by term commencement in September and any unexpect- ed surge in population could not be included in planning until the following year. Mr. Chambers said he bad received a letter from Fording in January, updating previous population figures, nnd Ihis had been taken into consideration in planning for this fall's class- room needs. The delegation in- sisted that the village will scon hnve 2fiO students and the need for more classrooms is urgent. One woman in (lie delegation suggested the board approach (ho df-parlment with a clai rcss in his village bad been slow. "We have families in per- manent housing as of (Oct. 1- the mayor said, adding that "they should have been in First tire retail second tire 1 Ail Canadian Built Tires INCIUDED FULLY GUARANTEED AND FREE MOUNTING 1 Week left Sale Ends Nov. 4 TIRE MART LTD. "We Undersell" 102 2nd Ave. S. Phono 327-3580 PINCIIER CREEK (Special) During September the town detail oC the RCMP bad one of ils busier months, says a report tabled with the Pincher Creek police commission, During the 30-day period a to- tal of 260 incidents were reveal- ed, made up of 95 complaints received and investigated; eight Criminal Code charges preferred: 28 liquor control act charges, 92 intoxication arrests; and 36 highway traffic act charges. On the agenda (or the recent meeting of tlie commis.sirm ivere discussions on the prob- lems of jay walking, liquor con- trol, and unnecessary dog bark- ing. Recommendations will be made to town eouncil in an en- deavor lo rectify some of these problems, Cpl. Slu Shearer reported to the meeting (hat due to some misunderstading on (he part of some of the public in regard to RCMP telephone answering service, Ihe town TICMP ad- vises residents to call (lie town RCMP at 627-3621 in regard to all complaints in the town at any time day or night. There arc members on duty or avail- able on call to answer com- plaints 2-! hours every day, Complaints lo the rural de- tachment or highway patrol should he telephoned to 627- If there is no answer, it means staff members are out of the office on patrol or on call and the caller should tele- phone Zenith (toll free months ago. greatly under- estimated our employee he said. "We anticipated employment of -JOG, but we now have, or will have up to 500." Mayor Keys said lie had no criticism to offer the board. "We haven't known what your problems are, and T for one have learned a lot tonight." He promised to have up to date population d a! a on Elkford in the hands of the board secre- tary within (wo weeks. Not so satisfactorily conclud- ed was the matter of a trus- tee. The Elkford village coun- cil had written the board pre- viously on the matter and was informed no one could run for a trustee's post from the vil- 1 lape because of a ruling tha any person seeking election must have been on the tax rol for a full year, or in fact, on two years' lists, A Iward suggestion that village be represented by Elk V alley trustee Len [usil w a; declared by the council to bi nsatisfactory, in the light of an ti cipated and actu al popul a- tion. "We didn't prepare a voters' list the first year because we Lhc perogative of Hie tlcpiirl- ment of education as is also the limitation to nine members He referred to several districts have less, including Burn .by, which reportedly has onh ive, Mr. Chambers also point d out that since the change in jovernment in the province many changes are also cominj n the field of education ani one of the change could affect trustee numtors The discussion ended wit Mayor Keys expressing t h mpe that closer liaison b maintained between his eoiu cil and the school board that some Elkfo-d people attend school board meetings program starts NATAL (HNS) The fall program of the Crowsnest Chap- ter, Canadian Institute of Min ing atid Metallurgy commcncec recently when Les Lang, Super visor of Applied Blasting ant Research for CIL in Montrea on the application o! computers in arriving at tin optimum blasting system foi any particular set of gcplogica circumstances and size o equipment. Also scheduled lo address th chapter is R. Hempstock, reg ional Arctic coordinator to Imperial Oil, who will speak on resource development and en- vironmental control in the Ca- nac'-'an Arctic, On Nov. 28, Dr. A. E. Moss, rector of the mining division Underwood and McLcllan, an igineering firm, will speak on bor turnover in the mining diistry. Dr. Moss has been anager of the Carol Lake pro- ect for Iron Ore Company of anada and project manager Great Canadian Tar Sands tr Canadian Bechtel, The chapter is planning a ocial for members and wives imctime in December. J. R. TcTntosh. .senior mining engi- cer for Kaiser Resources Ltd., s president of Iho chapter. NEW CHIEF JUDGE VICTORIA (CIJ> Provi cial Judge Lawrence Bralm 43, of Vancouver has been a pointed chief judge of the Br ish Columbia Provincial Cour replacing Cyril White, Attorn General Alex Macdonald nounced here. TO SI'KAK Theodore M, Burton, an assistant to Ihc Council of Twelve of the Church of Jesus Christ ot Lat- (cr-dny Saints, will speak at tl-r Alberta Stnke. arra with several thousand in em- bers) Conference Saturday anil Sunday, Nov. 11 and 12, al Canlston. Mr. Burton was -a professor of chemistry at Stale University prior to his appointment as a Gen- eral Authority in 1DGO. He spent many years in E Krone as a missionary and a U.S. government official. HP is president of the Genealogical Society. Blaze confined RAYMOND (HNS) Ray- mond firemen confined a re- cent blaze to the straw bales held in storage for winter feed operations at the Murray Holt farm two miles northwest of Raymond. Only a portion of the straw was lost. There was no dam- age to the yards or buiildmgs. Origin of the fire is unknown. Health group member short CRANBROOK (Special! Team staff changes at the East Kootenay Mental Health Cen- tre lately have left it one mem-1 ber shoal of the required five Dcrsons, Ann Gcddes has ar- j rived from Prince George Cen- irc as EK Centre adminLstra- tor and mental health nurse, and Maureen Stephens from New York as Centre social worker, Virgil Brown, administrator and social worker, has trans- ferred to the new Albernl Men- tal HealLli Centre, as has EK Centre psy chologi s t. licli ae 1 Coalcs. No replacement has been found for the latter yet. though early replacement is planned. FOR COMPLETE CONTACT The Lctlibridgc Herald PRINTING AND UTHOGRAPHY DIVISION PHONE 327-3203 or 320-4411 had nothing to vote Mayor Keys said. Board secretary Chambers said distribution of trustees is BNM Society! 111 111 W Alllllo November 6 MONARCH (HNS) More ihan 40 members of the newly- formed BNM Senior Citizens Society, (Barons, Noblefcirri and held ils monthly meeting in the Monarch School auditorium recently. Members enjoyed a singsong. Lunch was served by Mon- arch women. Mrs, Anderson of (he Golden Mile Drop-in Centre spoke on activities of the Lchtbridge sen- ior citizens, An evening of films will be helci at Nov. 6 in the Nohlcfonl School auditorium. nnrl the cal! wit] be relayed to Slides and commentary will that an emergency situation j the local TCCMP by the Tele- be by Alex Johnson nnd C. exists and possibly' buy port-I communications Centre, L c t h- of Ihe Fcutbern Alberta able classrooms. Her claim was 'bridge. Historical Society. Granbrook service clubs to provide 3 more parks By NAN'CY MILKS Special Correspondent CRANBROOK Already well known a.s a cily of parks, Cran- brook is to have at least three more in the nest year, thanks to service clubs. Parks and rccrealinn director Peter Fanning reports Kiwanis is about to provide the most ac- utely-needed one in crowded Slatcrvillc. Ai mod for children, it will occupy industrial park acreage weft of Briar Ave. and north of the old St. Eugene Hospital. It will he .in "at'.venlnnvcrc- park with diagon.il lit- He Hospital Creek offering an imaginative fillip. city plans are to p h a s c out Slatervillc through zoning, prohibiting any building except normal home mainten- ance ,rind industrial plants. ll.s prcM'iit si reeks do not con- form with standard widths, and ninny children have no other unofficial playground except the old CFI.sawmill yard. At Hie opposite corner of the cily, prestige Brookview Is to have a Kinsmen developed adventure" park, including greenbcl! along Jos- eph Creek flf Mill Avc. and snulh of tth SI., Crerfc the mosl rapidly devel- oping area. In Raiment Park off Nortl St. an "adventure crca park creek green belt has been volunteered h; Canadian Associated Travellers flk'i to servo for Juniper Tlir school hoard lias aU volunteered all its s c. h o o grounds not already dcvclope for such organized sports n? soccer and tennis for publi "adventure creative" chil clren's parks, Joint cily bonrtl rerrealioi sharing agreement briiv to about SO park sprites cat lered liironpli llic city (or age groups and special oulc interests. We're cutting On October 31 the ribbon 4_i for a new Treasury Branch at Picture Butte This is your invifolion to us at ihe opening of Alberta's 76lii Treasury Branch, at p.m. Tuesday, October 31. After opening remarks by Mr. Alex Chronik, Mayor of Picture Bu-lte, speakers will include Mr. Harry Wai- son, President, Picture BuMe Chamber of Commerce, Mr. R. W. Popwortn, Reeve of Ihe County of Lefhbridge, and Mr. C. M. Jonlzie, Manager, Picture BulJe Treasury Branch. Guest speaker will be Mr. Fred Sparrow, Superintendent, Treasury Bron of Alberia, who will perform ihe ribbon-culling ceremony. Mr, R. O. Holgale, Assistant Superintendent, Business Development, wil Master of Ceremonies, Mr. Jantzie and his friendly staff will be delighted lo show the fine modem premises, and light refreshments will be served. Bronchei ill be Mr. Fred Sparrow Superintendent of Treasury Branthei Mr. C. M. Janlzia Manager, Picture Bull a Treasury Branches Our many friendly services make your money work for you Sranctes dxllberra ;