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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta DISTRICT Iron Spring man averts 'copter crash at N.W.T. IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Charles Sorgard, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Sorgard of Iron Springs, managed to avert di- saster recently while flying a helicopter near Baker Lake in the Northwest Territories. He was returning to Ba- ker Lake when the 'copter en- gine stopped. The altitude was feet. By engaging the auto-rotation system be managed to bring the craft down safely. Mr. Sorgard and his two pas- sengers were stranded on the tundra for two days before another 'copter rescued them. 'Pass high school students get cash at awards night COLEMAN (CNP Bureau) Students of the Crowsnest Pass Consolidated High School re- ceived cash prizes at a recent awards night in the school. Principal Eric Price wel- comed parents and students and presented the awards. School board awards for the top three Grade 10 students Spring Coulee bride honored SPRING COULEE (HNS) Mrs. Ted Rutkowski, the for- mer Miss Barbie Wood, was honored at a community show- er recently. It was held at the home of Mrs. John M. Thompson of Spring Coulee. Mr. and Mrs. Rutkowski will reside at Raymond. deserve to pay less for fine insurance They do at Abstainers'. Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer accidents, fewer home fires. That's why we can in- sure for less. If you're a non-drinker, can you afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance for your home HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 Srd.Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINERS' INSURANCE COMPANY were presented to Karen Pozzi, Rriidy Reil and Laurie Fumi- galli. First and second prices for the top Grade 9 students, spon- sored by the Coleman and Blairmore Elks lodges and the Blairmore Lions Club, went to Sandra Shigehiro, Lorraine Bei- gun and Saskia Van DeJft. Coleman Lions Club awards for the top three Grade 11 stu- dents were awarded to Silves- ter Tartel, Mavis Walmsley and Cheryl Markosky. John Kulig, Marianne Ondrus and Ted Weryshko were named the top three Grade 12 students. j The awards were provided by j the Blairmorfi Legion Ladies I Auxiliary. Coleman Order of the Royal Purple and the Cole- man Volunteer Fire Brigade. John Ken- presented four Col. Sanders Awards to John Kulig, Marianne Ondrus, Ted Weryshko and Rudy Szymanek j for being the "outstanding" j Grade 12 graduates. School board awards for high- est average in Biology 30 went to Rudy Szymanek; for social' studies, to John Kulig and for! Physics 30 to Rudy Szyrnanek. Miss Mary Gibo received the Hospital Auxiliary Award and Linda Makin and Margaret Mc- Donald received the AARN award. Mr. Price named Cheryl Markosky as the winner of the Blair more Catholic Women's League "Best School award. Saturday, September i, IV73 THE UTHBRiDGE HERALO 17 'Pass school trustee resigns BLAiRMORE (CNP Bureau1' He represented subdivision Crowsnest Consolidated one, Coleman, on the board, school division trustee Robert, The vacancy will be filled' in Stretch has resigned from the the November general election, board to continue his Social studies teacher Jerome studies at the University of Al- Rejman was granted a leave of berta absence. He is one of 20 Cana- Instructional materials centre co-ordinator. named dian social studies teachers I time for the department's con- who will visit NATO and Euro-1 sideralion. pean Common Market head- The board approved the su- quarters at Brussels, Belgium, permtendent's recommendation Superintendent Paul Zubick that band students from the Isa- reported the department of belle Sellon, Horace AUen and education has approved his rec- M. D. McEachern schools be ommendation that Miss Beverly transported to the Crowsnest Gerbaz provide to the school di-' vision services including con- sultation with teachers, pro- gram development and remedi- al teaching. This is under the learning disabilities program. TABER (HXSi X-ju coor- dinator of Taker School Divi- sion's instructional materials centre is C. Kenneth Anderson of Kingston. Ontario who bpe.-it the past t Yi o years as audio- visual technician at the St Lavvrenco College of AppHsd Arts and Technology. At 4G. he served !0 jcars with the military in the Rojal 1 Canadian Enginesrs and the Royal Canadian Corps of Sig- nals spending some time at Alert. N.W.T. some 45 miles north of southern Ontario. Born at Holland Landing. Ont. he received his education at Kingston. Mrs. Anderson and tuo children will bs moving to Taber shortly. The elementary and compen- satory components of the Edu- cational Opportunities Fund have been submitted a second Pass Consolidated High School i three times a week. This was done twice per week last term. Mrs. M. Quarin has been ap- pointed as home economics 1 teacher, for the Crows- nest Consolidated High School on a continuing basis. An orientation meeting is planned for all employees. It will be held early this month. years Hospital offers of nurses-aide training Piiicher Creek woman now 90 PINCHER CREEK (Special. Mrs. Ethel Johnson, a res- ident of Pinclxr Creek Fince 1017. recently celebrated her 90th birthday, when hsr daugh- ter Olive Terril held open house in her honor. Mrs. Johnson is in good health and still does beautiful embroidery work, which she passes on to her granddaugh- ters and friends. Guests are al- s welcome to drop in to e v as born in Martin Tov.ii. Ont. In 1919 she married her husband Louis, who passed a w a y in 1950. Besides hsr daughter Olive she has a son Bill" at Red Deer and three granddaughters and one grand- son. Coinmimilv leader Walter Boras is buby in Iron Springs iner s granary By MARIE SORGARD Herald News Service fcm Ambulance rates hiked PINCHER CREEK (Special) Rates will be increased for the use of the Pincher Creek and district ambulance sendee. New rates will be town, 515: MD, plus 20 cents per mile; Brocket, plus 20 cents; Lethbridge, Calgary, S125; Ponoka, and Edmonton, ?250. The necessity for the in- crease in prices is IA) .have a reserve for future replacement of the present ambulance. HOVERCRAFT IS HERE! For o new solution to transportation over difficult and varied terrain: water, land, swamp, mud flats, sand, shallow water, rapids, snow, ice, lakes. Used for surveys, exploration, construction, duck hunting, f'shing, recreational use, etc. HAVE DEMONSTRATOR IN CALGARY K.E.S. LAND AND WATERCRAFT SALES LTD. 10756 MAPLE-GLEN CRESCENT S.E. CAIGARY T2J 1X2 PHONE 271-7121 ANYTIME! NOTICE Schools in the County of Lethbridge No. 26 Will open for the fall term on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 At Picture Butte, only the teachers will be present on September 4. Vans will operate to schools in the town of Picture Butte on Wednesday, September 5. Students should be prepared to attend a full day. The schools involved are: Picture Butte High School, the Dorothy Dalgliesh School and St. Cather- ine's Roman Catholic Separate School, Vans will operate to ail other country schools, and St. Joseph's Separate School in Coaldale on Tues- day, September 4. Both students and teachers will be in attendance. 3100 students are expected to enroll in the 16 ichools operated by the County of lethbridge, of these 224 are beginners who will be attending school for the first time. IRON SPRINGS Mattel- Farm Family Award winner Walter V. Boras, (his familv won it in 19G7K is wondering if he is such master at farming after all. His granary burst its seams the other day. The sides of the little building caved out and grain slid onto the yard. ''My neighbors say if it can happen to a master farmer it can happen to lie says. Eut he is one of the busiest people in the Iron Springs community. He was born in Vitina. Her- cegouina, Yugoslavia. Dec. 5, 1923, son of the late Peter Boras and the late Mrs. Kathrine Boras. His father emigrated to Al- berta from Yugoslavia :n 1928. The family followed in 1933. Walter was 10. He married Anne Eva Bulva of Iron Springs Jan 10. 1950. They have five children, Pal- rica. Carol, Lorraine, Susan and David. After completing his educa- tion he served in the RCAF lor three years during the Second World "War. Upon returning to Iron Springs he launched a tarming enterprise. His first involvement in com- munity affairs came in 1948 when he helped to organize the Turin-Iron Springs Rural Elec- trification Association. After it went into operation he served for a time as a board member. His farm is irrigated and on several occasions through the years he has found himself in- volved in irrigation in more ways than one. He was a member of the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District board of directors for four years after which he rep- resented the on the Al- berta Irrigation Projects Asso- ciation. He also as vice-chairman of the Leth- bridge Northern Sugar Beet Growers Association. About 12 years ago Mr. Boras and many neighbors had -100 j acres under water and the crops were ruined. He led a del-' egation to the agriculture min-1 ister, Harry Strom. He agreed they had a case and the ne- i cessary drainage was steered j through, the Battersea drain. A c o s t sharing agreement was worked out between the j county of Lethbridge. the Leth- bridge Northern Irrigation Dis- J trict and the water resources branch of the department of j agriculture for the drain con- j struction. i Mr. Boras operates in one of i Canada's greatest sugar beet I growing areas. Growers solved the labor problem by bringing In Indian labor from northern Alberta and Saskatchewan to hoe beets. Canada Manpower officials and growers felt the accommodation for Indian la- Dor left much to be desired. Mr. Boras and five neighbors showed that it was possible to conditions by organiz- ing the Battersea Labor Hostel. They acquired a war-time building from the Lethbridge j Flying Club in I960 with a walk- i in refrigerator, kitchen and din- i ing room. The hostel is one of the first of its kind in Canada and houses 30 laborers. It is lo- cated miles south of Iron Spiings. within two miles of each participating farmsr. The year 1967 was also when he as a member of the nevly- formed Coyote Flats Historical Society, helped to produce and unveil the Coyote Flats Histori- j cal a 400-page history of the community and sur- rounding area which was to re- ceive a literary award from the American Association For State and Local History. His farming ranching op- eration has continued to expand and recently he. as president of Pmzsauer Breeders Ltd.. a syndicate of five, was instru- mental in introducing the Aus-' trian Pinzgaucr breed of cattle to North America. Walter and Anne Boras and their live children lead a busy j life but they never miss an op-. portunity to he Of service to the church and the community. TABER (HNSl Taber Gen- eral Hospital has ended its function as an affiliated train- ing centre for nursing staff af- ter recently graduating the last class of certified nursing aide trainees. The training program began 15 years ago. Since May. 1957. 1460 Calgary General Hospital students have received small hospital training. This program Stanford shower ended two years ago when Cal- gary General changed to two- year courses. In October, 19S3 the first class of nursing aide trainees cams to Taber General from Calgary and Medicine Hat. and over the 10 years 290 trainees have completed training here The program ended this year when renovations at the hospi- tal necessitated the change of policy. i COUTTS fHNS. Miss Ja- net Stanford, future bride cf Lloyd Bellew. was honored rc- i centiy with a miscellaneous shower in the Coutts Civic Cen- ITS About 75 friends and rclathcs signed the guest book. The program unohed muFi- i cal numbers by the Toliey sis- i ters. Janice and Sandra: Mary Anne Trenker playing the ac- cordion: and a reading with group singing by Grace Snow. Assisting Miss Stanford at the gift table, decorated in white and yellow, were her sister Jes- sie Lisowski, Rennee Thiclcn, Darcy Swanson and Laurie Furlong. AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE Invitations Announcementt (24 Hour Service If Necessary) Bride Books Thonk You Cards 9 Matches We provide complimentary personalized head table place cards with each order! FREE CUSTOMER PARKING An end Metis Mr. and Mrs. John Gircux and family of P'ctLre Buite prepare breakfast at Cormar.gay's Little Bow River campground. Susan, 8, Ricky, 5, Gail 4, and 3, enjoyed camping ovei night en route home from Ed- monton where They attended a meeting of the Met.s As- sociation of No. 11 Lethbridp Air Cadet Squadron Fall activities commence again with our first Parade at p.m., Tuesday, September llth. Parade Lo- cation Kenyon Field Armories. New Piogram will include familiarization ar.d in- structional flying, coupled with regular air oriented classes. Sports, rifle range instruction, and some drill are part of our program. Boys 13 to 18 years, in good health, are elegible. Unifoims are provided and there is no enrollment costs. Contact Captain Norm Bullied for further inform- ation. Days 328-9216; Evenings 328-6759. Crowsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Verrton Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore Phone 562-2149 The lethtn-ukie Herald Correspondent in Your Area ETZIKOM MRS. PIUS EHNES...... ENCHANT MRS. MARGARET DORCHAK FERNIE MRS. RICHARD WILLIAMS 666-2157 739-2159 423-7438 FOREMOST GEOFF TAGG..............867-3661 FORT MACLEOD MRS. TED SWIHART....... GRANUM MRS. ED CESAR....... 234-3612 236-3806 Contact people for your District News or Classified Advertising Annual Income on 5 year Guaranteed Investment Receipts. Fully Guaranteed by Royal Trust for term of deposit. No fee of handling charge. Rates subject to confirmation, Guaranteed Investment Receipts. Royal Trust 11 Canada Deposit insurance Corp. 740 4th Ave. S. Lethbridge, Alberta Phone 328-5516 J THANKS TO YOU-IT'S WORKING LETHBRIDGE UNITED WAY ;