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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Solurdny, 33, 1972 THE 1EDJ8RIDCI HUAIO Mile swim test passed By KOSS GIBB Herald News Service TABER Swimming non- stop 64 Vi lengths of the 25- metre Taber community pool in not more than 45 minutes won for local youths their mile swim awards with additional recogni- tion lor improving on the time limit. Keen an Humphries and Cyn- thia Dorchack bested the 30- minute mark to receive gold chevrons in addition to the award crest. Their equal times were 29 minutes 10 seconds. Winning the silver chevron and crest were Pat Pyne, and Darcy Humphries, KINETTES SUPPLY PUPPETS Mrs. Jennie Emery, left, special education teacher at John Davidson School, Coaldale, holds a puppet given to her pupils by the Cooldale Kinetic Club. Kinettes post-president Mrs. Edward Richards also holds a little fellow from the Peabody Language Development Kit, a "tremendous assel" in helping children with learning problems. A kinette quilt raffle set the stage for ihe teaching puppels. Bronze chevrons and crests went to Murray Grigor, D'Arcy Pyne, 33.30; C h e r y 1 c D o r c h a k, Juanita Wil- liams, Glen Sparks, Tom Pyne Kelly Lybbert, Nanette Bertie, and Mark Pcrin Taking more than 40 minutes for the mile gave mile swim awards to (rlynnis Humphries, Bernice Campbell, Kevin Pyne, Sharon Lyb- bert, Cathy Miyashiro, 45 minulcs; Tonia Zuidoff, 45 minutes; William Gillespie, 45 minutes; Suzanne McDonald, and Lourine Herman, Apartments, town houses awaited at Claresholm Sparwood., Elkwood see increase in enrolment NATAL (HNS) The Spar- wood and Elkford Schools went into operation this fall without shifts. The Spanvood Elementary School managed to attain this g o a 1 by borrowing two rooms from the Sparwood Secondary School. These rooms were pro- vided when the cafeteria was divided in h a 1 f and each half converted to a conventional classroom. The secondary school is also able to operate Raymond riding club spurred by two women RAYMOND (HNS) The re- cent horse show held at the Stampede Grounds, Fun on Horseback, has spurred the in- terest to organize a family riding club. Two women who organized and directed the show, Mrs. Delsey Burkeholder and Mrs. Marie Still, have agreed to as- sist in forming a family club. The aim of the club will be to teach young people how to care for their horses and how to han- dle their mounts for show and pleasure. The aim of the two women is to have all members of the fam- ily take part. Instructions will be promoted through the use of qualified in structors, films, trail rides, gymkhana, cowboy events and English riding. It will not be limited to any age group. A meeting has been scheduled for Oct. 4 at in the high school library. Every- one interested is welcome. Miss Gay Uglem teaches skating for 'Pass club BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Gay Uglem of Medicine Hat has been hired as profes- sional instructor for the Crows- ncsl Pass Figure Skating Club. The season is expected to Bake sale set BELLEVOE (CNP Bureau The Ladies Auxiliary to Ihe Crowsnest Pass General Hospi- tal will hold a bake sale in the Rellcvue Drop-in Centre Satur- day, Sept. 30. Doors will be open at 9 a.m. H will continue until all pastries arc sold. A raffle for a cake will also be held. All donations will he greatly appreciated by the aux- iliary. start in early October. Parents wishing to enroll their children should phone president Mrs. Lee Batke at 562-21% or secretary Mrs. Roy Wilson at 562-2966. The slale of officers for the coming year also includes vice- president Susan Wakaluk of Hillcrest and Ircasurer Mrs. P, Koszegi of Col cman. A registration and "meet the professional" morning is being planned for Sept. 30. All par nets and children are invited lo attend. M i s s Uglem, who this season will offer group lessons private lessons and adult ecu pics dance on skate sessions will give a demonstration o figure skating. The first parents' genera meeting will bo held in th arena at 10 a.m. Sat urday Oct. 7. A BUNDLE ON LIKE NEW USED MACHINERY FINAL CLEARANCE FOR 72 BALERS Oliver 62T Roloflo Seed P.T.O. M.F. No. 3 P.T.O. M.F. No. 3 Motor N.H: Super 66 (New) P.T.O. SWATHERS VofSdile 103 18 motor overhauled. Versatile No. 10-18 ft. P.T.O, (tike M.F. No. 3 16 ft. P.T.O. Transport Kil. CCIL _ 18 fl. P.T.O. New canvas, transport. COMBINES 730 Cab, chopper 13 ft. table and pickup. New rub bars and conver- sions IKC 503 13 and pickup. [A Case 1060 18 ft. eah, (like M.F. 510-18 fr., tab, chop- per. M.F. 410 16 ft., cob chop- fl, S.P. I per. OLDER MACHINES 2-M.F. No. 90-T6 ft. 1-M.F. No. 80-14 ft. 2-Cockshutt 428--15 ft. 1-I.H.C. 151 -15 ft. INTEREST fREE FINANCING Till MARCH I, 1973 ON THE ABOVE EQUIPMENT WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE BARLEY 80c WINTER WHEAT SPRING WHEAT River Farm Supply Ltd. Phone After Hours Phone 647-3961 without shifts by making use of every available room for class- rooms. The Elkford School which was ocatecl on the site last year liad provision for the antici- pated enrolment when the hous- ing is completed in Elkford. This has not yet occurred so there was ample room for the elementary students at Elk- ford. Enrolments in the district at the elementary level this year at are down three students from the close of school in June. At the secondary school level, however, enrolment is up at 998 students compared with 854 at the end of June. At the Sparwood Elementary School enrolment is 676 com- pared with 723 at the end of June. At Elkford Elementary School however, the enrolment at 197, is up from the end of June. The Sparwood Elementary School gained enrolment and (lie number of students is now 380 compared with 308 at the close of ilje last term. In the school district there are 140 teachers this year, up about 10 from the close of school last year. The site for the new Elk Val- ley School is still undecided. The school board has been ne- gotiating with the District of Sparwood for land at W i 1 s o n Creek, hut no agreement has yet been reached. It has al- ready completed negotiations with Sparwood Development Co. for land at the Sparwood De- velopment site if it should be selected for the new school. Otherwise in the construction program, tenders for the new gym for the Sparwood Elemen- lary School arc to be opened today and the sketch plans lor (he addition to the Sparwood SeconcJary School have been submitted lo Victoria for approval to proceed with work- ing drawings. That approval has not yet been received by the school hoard. CLARESHOLM (HNS) Building permits approved to date this year authorize 861 in construction and are mostly for residential housing, still in short supply due to in- creased demand for workers at the Claresholm Industrial Air- port, three miles west of town. One of the larger single per- mits calls for a 23-suit apart- ment; another will provide 33 town house units. The Alberta Housing Corp. is putting up five double units. These will provide housing for 10 families. An building to house the Clareshulm Local Press and Four seek council seat CLARESHOLM Claresholm residents have sign- ed nomination papers for the October election for a town council seal. The election will fill a vacan- cy caused by the resignation of James A. Wannamaker. There are about two years left in the term. Seeking the seat are Leonard J. Bach, retired farmer; John Baker, postmaster; Stan J. Stoklosa, chef at the Clares- holm Care Centre; and Donald C, Green, farm implement deal- er. Marching baud mterest grows Whirlpool awaited by hospital PICTURE BUTTE (HNS) At the recent meeting of the Picture Bulte Municipal Hospi- tal Board, it was noted the re- cently-purchased whirlpool bath has been snipped. An area has been set up for its use. The administrator was askeri to investigate a separate wax bath (o be used for hand and finger treatments. The 1973 budget was studied and discussed with a motion of acceptance carried; this will be sent [o Ihe provincial govern- ment lor its acceptance. This budget will amount to The budget submitted to the board was comprehensive, be- ing projected into 1978. Representation will be made (o Ihe Southern Alberta Region- al Conference. It is being held Sept. 26 at the Lelhbridge Mu- nicipal Hospital. In the director of nurses re- port it was noted that oc- cupancy for last month was 58.1 per cent. There were treat- ments given in physiotherapy, More district on page 10 TABER (HNS) A summer marching band, that would rep- resent Taber in celebrations and parades, could become a reality with the co-operation ol local citizens. Numerous requests have been received by bandmaster N. Mil- ton Inverson for such a band. Mr. Iverson has indicated his willingness to hand-pick ant train the proposed band. The school board will be asked to provide transportalion. Other groups would be requested to provide uniforms for the band. Three leagues COALDALE (HNS) The Lcthbridge county southern rec reation board is planning hock ey leagues in three divisions this year: midget, bantam an( pee wee. Teams will be formed ac cording to where Ihe boys re- side Sunnyside, Hardieville McNally, Readymade or Coal dale. The recreation departmenl reported recently it needs vol unteer help. For further information inter ested persons are requested to phone the Coaldale recreation office, weekdays, from 9 a.m. ti 1 p.m. shoe store is almost complel- 1 in the commercial section. A modern new veterinary Clinic has recently been com- ileted for Dr. Al Martin. The stampede and fair ground has been turned over to he Alberta Housing Corpora- tion to be subdivided into resi- dential building lots. The town las provided an 80-acre site a new fair and stampede ground to be located on a town- iwned farm about a mile to the south. Bail diamonds were located and used extensively at the air groiuids and the recreation board has been asked to pro- ide alternative areas for base- 'all. The new 50-bed general hos- )ital was opened tins year and ocal authorities are pondering on what the old hospital could best be used for. The building is owned by he Claresholm General Hos- jital and the board, headed by Xmald Gaudette, has no long- er any use for it. There was talk of using the building for town offices as the >resent town office building is small. The present town offices and council chambers are located in the business area but a few years ago a mo- Hie housing unit was brought .n to provide much-needed of- fice space for department heads, (utilities, public works and streets, recreation and mayor's on a strictly temporary oasis. Another use suggested was as a boarding house for stu- dents of Ihe vocational high school who come from distant points. Pontarolo family gathers ALBERTA DAIRY PRINCESS Karen Boullon of Coaldale, Grade 12 student at Kate Andrews High School, -receives congrat jlations from Scolt McKinnon of the deportment of youth on being -elected Alberla Dairy Princess of 1972. COALHURST (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. Paul Pontarolo of Coalhurst will observe their 53rd wedding anniversary Tues- day, Sept. 26: A family reunion in their hon- or was held recently. Attending were five daugh- ters, Mrs. Mike (Pauline) Koli- bar, Coalhurst; Mrs. Gilbert (Marie) Genest, St. Foy, Que., Mrs. Tony (Rebecca) Dietzen, Grande Prairie; Mrs. Felix (Lillian) Cote, Falher, 250 miles north of Edmonton; Mrs. Tom (Janet) Anderson, Cati- more; and Mrs. George (Hcse) Burnett, Calgary. Their son and daughler-in- law, Ernest and Marge Pontarolo of Coalhurst were present. slides shown COALDALE (HNS) A bar- becue supper was held at the borne of Mr. and Mrs. Len Scheibncr here for the recent meeting of the Coaldale Ro- tary Club. Rotary-Annes were guests. The Rotary club has donated a large lawn mower to the Coaldale Sunrise Ranch. Peter Sleinko p r e s e n t ed slides and films on a trip to the Northwest Territories and the Arctic which he and Mrs, Slem- ko took last summer. Mr. Slemko said they had gone by plane lo Ycllowknife and then down the Mackenzie River for about miles by boat. While visiting the various settlements in the Arctic they noted that entire towns, homes and buildings, M'ere heated by one large central heating -lanf. The main settlements were quite thriving on the Slave Lake with populations of about to While in the villages they used a taxi in Tuktoyaktuk and also walked around. Mr. Slemko said they had en- joyed the stay in Hay River as well as other centres. Mr. and Mrs. Slemko had learned to appreciate the north- ern country and by snowing the slides and films anticipate oth- ers will gain greater knowledge and understanding of Canada's far northland. Mr. Slemko is principal of the John Davidson School. Lies NATAL (HNS) A former member of Parliament for the East Kootenay, Rev. James Herbert Matthews died recently in England at the age of 89. Mr. Matthews was born in Derbyshire, England, and came to Canada in 1905, work- ing in a brick yard and leather factory. In 1907, he entered the minis- try of the Methodist Church ot Canada and was appointed to the Ghost Pine Mission of cen- tral Alberta. In 1910, he wcnl to New West- minster to study at Columbia College and in 1913, began mis- sionary work the Indian tribes of (he North Pacific coast, serving at Bella Bella, Kilimal, Skittagat and Cape Mud'ge for a total of 17 years. In 1932, he entered Union Col- lege in Vancouver for further studies, after which he served in the Michel-Natal area for three years. In 1936, he was called to Fernie, where he served for nine years. It was during these nine years that Rev. Matthews, a Christian So- cialist, enlered politics and ran for office in Ihe Columbia riding in 1940, but was defeated. In 1945, lie ran in the federal elec- tion and was elected, but was defeated in 1949, so continued his church work. Olson rally set TABER Agriculture Minis- ter H. A. (Bud) Olson will be in Taber next Tuesday evening, and the public is invited to come out and meet him at that time. Literal rally is being organi- zed for that night. It will be held in the Royal Canadian Legion Hall starting I at 8 p.m. Mrs. Maurice Mitchell honored by health group IRON SPRINGS (HNS Members of the southern re- gion of the Canadian Mental Health Association recently honored retiring chairman Mrs. Maurice (Molly) Mitchell at a buffet dinner held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Han- ey. During the evening Dennis O'Connell paid tribute to the work done by Mrs. Mitchell as he presented her with a gift on behalf of the members. Mrs. H. (Mickey) Davids also presented a gift to Mrs. Mitch- ell. Twenty-five guests in attendance. MINUS ONE CLUB DANCE POLISH HAlL-7th Ave. and 13th St. N. SATURDAY 9 p.m.-l a.m. MUSIC BY "4 ACES" MEMBERS AND GUESTS WELCOME FEED ON NECTAR The honey possums of Aus- tralia appear to feed entirely on nedar and pollen from flowers. 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