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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE 1.ETHBRIDGE HERMD Wtdneidoy, Soplombar 20, 1972 Writers' course planned A long list of experienced writers will take part in the first Southland Writers' Work- shop next weekend in LeUi- bridgc. The two day workshop, set for Sept. 29 and 30, is designed to help aspiring writers get going. Many people who have an interest in writing some- times don't follow it Uirough because they don't know where to start. Dr. W. G. Hardy, autiior of Natural Ian MacDonald, publisher of the Medicine Hat News and Dorothy Barnhouse, a u t nor and playwright are some of the experts participating in the workshop. Cleo Mowers, publisher of The Herald, will be the featur- ed speaker at the closing ban- quet. Topics to be covered include: writing for radio and televi- sion, poetry, articles, short stories, novels and school broadcasts. Registration will be Sept. 28 at Sven Ericksen's Family Rest- aurant, which will be the scene of the workshop. Further information is avail- able from Eva Brewster of Coutts, local co ordlnator for the workshop or from the Crea- tive Writing Division of the pro- vincial government, CN Tower, Edmonton. National photo exhibit 011 display at university NEW HOME FOR SALE 1513 SI Androwi Road, lethbridge 345-3288 COALOAtE or apply within An exhibit of from the 1971 National Print Competition has been set up for public viewing in the lower foyer of the art department in the University of Lcllibridge physical education and arts building. The exhibition is a collection of 135 photographs taken by Canadian photographers and accepted in the competition by the. Professional Photographers of Canada. They are primarily color photographs, and are of all types, including commercial, portrait, bridal and abstract. None are by local photograph- ers, although many are by Al- bertans. The collodion has Its last showing in Lelhbridge, having completed its tour of other Can- adian centres. It was brought to the city by A. E. Cross Studio, a member of Professional Photographers of Canada. The show will be open to the public until Sept. 29, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. It will be closed :hc evening of Sept. 22. The showing of the 1972 com- petition entries in Lethbridge Is tentatively set for March. SOON TO FAIL A retaining fence is the first stage, to keep people which cost lo construct in 1908. out and debris in. That is being put up now. Then, the demolition of the properly will be situated to the right Central School begins, bringing down a 63-year-old landmark. R. Hftinen ing 13 seen here from The east side of 9th and Sons lid. of Picture Butle will be paid to level the building, The new library proposed for of the old school as the build- St. 5. Ksrber Photo Central School builder remembers construction By CATHY RETI Herald Staff Writer After hearing about the plans for demolishing Central School in Lethbridge, J. C. Shaw, 88, o! Cardston, one of the men who helped build the school, contacted The Herald to find out if there were any other persons still living who had helped to build it. Mr. Shaw said he was the youngest person working for Smith Brothers and Wilson, contractors from Regina. He was 24 at the time. Central School construction was started In the spring of 1008, and the school was .completed in the spring of 1909. At that time there were only seven or eight thousand persons living in Lelhbridge, said Mr. Shaw. Mr. Shaw said he doesn't like to see Central School .lorn down, "but then I guess lliey know what's best." He said when he worked on tho school be made a wage of 66 and two third cents per hour, earning a total of a day. He laughed as he said is what many CONTINUES COLOR TV I persons in the construction business today make in an lour. Mr. Shaw also worked on the old firehall in Lethbridge, the Lethbridge post office, plastered the Capital The- atre, and then went to Card- ston where he plastered the Mormon temple. He started In the construc- tion business when he was 13 years old. He worked as an apprentice for four years for man named William Pink- erton. He learned the skills of bricklaying, stone massonry and plasteiiiig. As an appren- tice he made 10 cents an hour, and had to pay a week for room and board. Later he started his own contracting business, and worked all over Western Canada. He also owned a ranch at Mountain View. Central School's demolition Is expected to begin within a month, and preparatory work is already under way. LCC offers income tax course The Lethbridge Community College will offer a special course on how to fill out your Income tax return. All types of returns will bo covered in the courses one course will run on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. from Sept. 20 to Dec. 18. The second course starts Sept. 21 and concludes Dec. ID. It will be offered on Tuesday and Thursdays. Day- time courses will also be of- fered. Cost for the course is and it is open to anyone who is in- terested. Further information U available from the school of continuing education at LCC. 26" PHILCO-FORD COLOR TV Automatic fine tuning 26" ril-brite picture lube Automatic tint contrcl BETTER BUY FROM PHILCO-FORD TRUCKLOAD SPECIAL S 667 Baker's Price Guarantee If ihii Fhilco Ford color TV ii ad. vorllied for anywhere In South- Alberto within next 12 monthi will refund the dif- ference In cash. Durability Tested At Philco-Ford we eiva our television teti what we consider the longest most I borough testing In the In- dustry- Philco color television sets ara lost run for an average of 72 houn. OVER 30 PHILCO-FORD COLOR TVs TO CHOOSE FROM BACKED BY BAKER'S OWN SERVICE DEPARTMENT Red Cross plans four blood clinics The Canadian Red Cross So- ciety will hold four blood donor clinics in Lethbridgo and the district next month. Pincher Creek Anglican torch Hall, Oct. 3, 2 to 4 p.m. and to 5 p.m. Taber Taber Community Centre, Oct. 4. to p.m. and to 9 p.m. Lethbridge Lethbridge Community College Auditori- um, Oct. 5. to 11 a.m.; University of Lelhbridge Read- ing Room, Oct. 5, 2 to 4 p.m. APPLIANCE -TV CENTRE Bill BAKtR 812 4lh Ave. S, Phone 328-1673 WAYNE BAKER NO DOWN PAYMENT UP TO 36 MONTHS TO PAY Free delivery anywhere in Southern Alberto Grain accepted In trade Election set for Sappers A new slate of officers will be elected at the annual meet- ing and stag social of the Loth- bridge Sappers Association, it Is announced by president R. A. Button. The affair will be held Fri- day in the Miners' Library setting at p.m. Secretary- Ireasurer is Dan Bodell. Rehab meet here Sept. 30 The provincial meeting of the oard of directors of the Alber- Rehabilltation Council for he Disabled will be held in Lethbridge Sept. 30. H will be the first time in he 21-year history of tho .RCD that a provincial meet- ing is held in Lethbridge. The ARCD has more than 50 members, Including the Re- labilitation Society of Letli jridge and the Lethbridge 3reen' Acres Kiwanls. J. C. Shaw Farm theft investigation under way City police and the Leth- bridge detachment of the RCMP are jointly investigating the theft of a farm utility motor reported stolen from the Magrarh area SunJay. Police believe tiie motor ww stolen for personal use and not wilh the intention of being re- sold. City police were notified Mon- day by the HCMP lo be on tha lookout for the stolen motor in case it should be brought to Lcthbridge. Out of respect to the late DON K1RKHAM DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 308 9th STREET S. LETHBRIDGE WILL BE CLOSED All Day Thursday, Sept. 21st For hygienic all taken In an trade-in will net resold. Thundov and Friday 9 a.m. 'HI 9 p. Bored with your wig? Trade it in for 10.00 on a Cool head no-cap wig Eaton's SPECIAL LOO 30 EATON'S including trade Get a Cool head no-cap 'skirt' wig for only 30.00 when you trade in your wig or hairpiece. (Only arm trade-In accepted against each pur- T h Cool head wig bai COD! lacy bends forming the no-cap light- wefghr base. PLUS a nalural look skfn- liVe scalp piece at the front. Part it lha way you wont. Change it 1a luit every mood. A super look for Fall in a choico of natural- (ooV colon. Perional Shopping only. No 'Wig Bar, Main floor ;