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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Probe Possibility Of Amalgamation NATAL, B.C. (HNS) Trus- tees from Cranbroolt, Kimber- ley, Fernis, Creslon and Invcr- mero School Districts met re- cently in Cranbroolt lo consid- er- the merits of amalgamation in any form and favored fur- ther investigation of Ihc mailer which should lead to an inde- pendent study by the B.C. School Trustees Association. Peter Powell, first vice-presi- dent of the BCSTA, was on hand for the meeting along with Frank Reder, general sec- retary of the BCSTA, and Jack Dunham of Langley, B.C. All lliree are on the amalgama- tion committee of the BCSTA. Mr. Powell said any con- LDS Parley Broadcast Scheduled TABER (HNS) The 140th semi-annual general confer- ence of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) has bsen called by the First Presidency for Fri- day through Sunday, Oct. 2 to 4 st Salt Lake City. general priesthood meet- ing Saturday evening will be broadcast throughout t h e church by closed circuit, and will be heard in stake centres in southern Alberla commenc- ing at 6 p.m. sideralion o f amalgamation thai several criteria have lo be used, "economic viability, ad ministrative sound ness, and most important of all, cduca lional opportunity and quality.' He categorically staled the small district loses depth foi the student but on the other side of the scale Uie centra monolilh can be buried in ils own size. He felt lhat for comprehensive p r o g r a m of education a pupil pool of 000 fo was required. "The critical facloi, next lo education, is hs con- tended. Ernie Chambers, secre- lary-lreasurei" of the Fernie school dislricl, presented a re- port on his board's views of amalgamation along with comprehensive set of statistics showing the various costs and mill rates involved in a variety of amalgamation situation be- tween Ihe five districts. The Fernie brisf concluded that amalgamation will in no way benefit School District No 1 "The facts as developed, show that financially our local taxpayers must look for- ward to an increase in their mill rate with absolutely no benefits accuring to offset Uip higher cosls." Mr. Chambers ended by ask- ing if Ihe conference to study amalgamation was for im- proved education or solely fi- nancial? The board members on hand agreed improved education should be the key point. Guides Attend Outdoor Workshop FOREMOST (HNS) Capl. Thelma Slevens of Forem o s t and Deputy Camp Commission- er Hacille Ellis of Champion are among 50 who at- tended the National Regional Camp Advisers Outdoor Work- shop for Girl Guides. It was planned to encourage conservation and ecology, clos- er relationships between lead- ers and campers, anci a better use of camp surroundings. Resource people were Mrs. A. J. Finlay, Edmonton naturalist; J. Rushton, E. Nyland and L. Kennedy of the Alberta depart- ment of lands and forests; J. Douey, Boy Scouts of Canada G. Elder, NAIT; M. Paetz, wa- ter ecologist with the govern- ment of Alberta; D. Riske, di- rector, Edmonton parks and recreation department. Field trips, role playing, films on ecology and a visit from 24 Guides and four Rangers were included in the six-day meet- ing. Crowsuest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Decoux, Resident Rep., Blairmore 562-2149 WINS BURSARY Miss I'aliicia Wozalc of New wins a bursary of 5250 from (.lie Ladies Aux- iliary, Alberta Command, Royal Canadian LcgioiL She stood second in llic Grade 12 (I c ex am ina Lions at Raymond with an average of 81.3 jicr cent in six matriculation suljjccls. Her parents arc Mr. and Mrs. John Wozak. iss Murray Showered With Gifts NEW DAYTON (HNS) Streamers and bells in fall colors and horse show prize ribbons decorated the stadium jasement wrhen friends gather- ed recently to honor Miss Gwen Murray wilh .a bridal shower. A miniature jumping course centred the bride's table. Mrs. Don Skeilh gave a resume of Miss Murray's equestrian activities. A skit entitled "A Peek Into The narrated by Mrs. Joe Schill, was enacted by vlrs. Victor Kaupp, Mrs. Joe Schoen and Mrs. Mariel Don Skeilh was in charge of the guest book. As- sisting with the gifts were Mrs. Christina Obsrlon and Mrs. A'an Michelson. Out-of-town guests were the groom's mother, Mrs. M. A n e c a and relatives and riends from Raymond and Milk River. The marriage of Miss Mur- ray and Richard Ancca was solemnized Sept. 26 at Ray- mond. Selk Chief In Hose-Rolling COUTTS (HNS) The Warner County annual hose laying competition was held at Coutls recently under ideal weather conditions. Teams competing were from Wrcnlham, Warner, Milk River and Coutls. The women's teams wen from Coutts and Warner. T hi s competition includes three evolutions: replacing burst hose, make and break ladder event using 43 pound hydrant pressure, except fo: Ihc ladder evenl. Coutts No. 1 won the Warnci County Travelling Troph; again for the second consecu five year with a total time on six runs of 14U.4 seconds. Warner was second with lo lal I.i m e of 372..'{ seconds an Milk River third with tola time of 176.3 seconds. Best single times were mat: by: Coutts No. 1 on replacing hurst hose, 21 seconds; CculL No. 1 on make, break, 18.3 sec onds; Milk River on Ladde: Event, 32.5 seconds. Fire Chiefs from volunteei fire departments showed Ihoir hose-rolling ability, with Fin Ronald Hani Heads Kiivanis TABER (HNS) Honald Hunt was el2cted president o Tnber Kiwanis Club at a recen organization meeting, support ed by Gordon Schnell as vice president and Vince Mereski as secretary-treasurer. Directors for the corning year are Clifford R. Ellc, Jock Kin niburgh, Fred McKay, Roger Moore, Rev. Kenneth W. Mor ris and Colin Oddie. Installs tion of officers will lake place t the club's meeling Monday Kiwanis1 Lieutenant Governci Charles Parry, Lethbridge, ad dressed the dub and present ed an award crest for the bes bulletin in 1869-70 among tb "white division" clubs in thi Western Canada District. Dr. N. Stuart Boyle discuss ed the topic "Aging of Man' and was thanked by Mr. E1L for his contribution. Magrath Firemen Train MAGRATH (HNS) Local i r e m en received practical raining in an outdoor class conducted by Inspector Don and now from Herb's Western Wear setting the South Country's image with selection and quality western clothing Herb Shector suggests that you attend the International ALL-INDIAN RODEO FINALS Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion, Oct. 2-3-4 Co Western !n a Fins WESTERN SHIRT from Herb's We carry a complete size range in o wide array of Potlerns ond Colors mode by Kormcm and Tern-lex. They feature snap or regular bulloru, long laili, permanent press fobrics m deep solrds, bald plaids, ond' j A fif near patterns priced From 0.00 BOYS' WESTERN SHIRTS In Perma Press wash and wear neat checks, All wilh snap buttons. A tins selection in sizes 2 to 18 fro O OG 3.99 See Our New Arrivals in Indies' POLYESTER SLACKS with CO-ORDINATING BLOUSES In colors of Sand, Black, Yellow, and Brown. Slocks from sizes 10 !p 18. Blouses in sizes 10 to 18. i FUR FELT WESTERN HATS for Fall and Winter Featuring 3x ond 5x quality Beaver Fells. Colors Silver Belly, Chocolate Black, and a lovely selection of Ihe newest shodes Tarnished Gold, Sand, Olive and Rusl' by Resislol, Baily, and Billmore. Styles Slockman, Panhandle; Medium tall crown, block crowns, and of course n AC OQ AC I the 7 inch loll crown Priced From I C.5JO lo WWitlO i OPEN THURS. UNTIL 9 P.M. WE WILL CLOSE FRI. AT P.M. THIS WEEK ONLY DUE TO ALL-INDIAN RODEO AND HORSE SHOW Remember If it's WESTERN or RUGGED and if it's NEV; you'll find it FIRST at Just Say "CHARGE IT" the easy WESTERN WAY at Herb's WESTERN VElfl GRAIN TAKEN IN TRADE FOR MERCHANDISE Phone 328-4726 v -A-..Vs Graham of Edmonton. For three nights proper han dling of equipment and pracli cal firefigh'tins methods were slwvn. Fire Chief Hulon Thomson was pleased wilh the instri'.c tion. A staff of 12 at the fire com- missioner's office in Edmonton are available on request for any of the 250 fire depart- ments in the province. An in- door course was held last Fet ruary. Anderson Seeks Converts 111 Thailand BARNWELL fare- well testimonial was held re- cently for Decker Anderson, oldest son of Jlr. and Mrs. Ecyd Anderson, who will soon be leaving for a mission for the LDS Church. He will be serving in the southeast Asian mission (Thai- land) which has its headquar- ters in Singapore. Those taking part in the ser- vice were guest speakers, Rex Anderson, an uncle, and Bishop Marlin Anderson. His parents spoke for a few minutes. Providing the music for the service was his oldest sister Heather, singing a solo, and then his oilier three sisters, Adair, Colleen, and Betty Jean joined with Heather in a quar- tet. Before Mr. Anderson leaves for his mission field ]m lias to report to the Mission Home in Salt Lato City, Utah. From there he will fly lo Hawaii where he will spend two months in the church college learning the foreign language lie will need in his mission. A former Taber resident, Garncll Birch, will be his teacher while he attends the college. More District On Page 23 Chief Owen Selk of Wrenlham the winner. In Ihc women's event, Colitis No. 2 team took first place on hose changeover wilh total time of 47.9 seconds. These compclilions arc held to help train the firemen in or- ganized team work, stressing safety at all times. Bill McKay from provincial fire commissioner's office, Ed- monton, and Andy O'Toolc, fire commissioner from the Leth- bridgo district, supervised the competition and acted as offi- cial score-keepers. Russell Dannat, representing Warner County, presented the county trophy and also the in- dividual trophies, which were donated by tlis Contts Volun- teer Fire Department. the banquet and dance which was held in the evening at the Coutts Civic Centre. Option Courses Accepted RAYMOND (HNS) Princi- pal James Blumell of the ju- nior and senior high schools savs students are well pleased with the extra courses being taught giving options to stu- dents. Teachers are also finding the 16 option courses are working out well for the school with the extra credits in Uie senior high- school. The school program seems U) have a much better balance. There is a larger enrolment in all three schools with indi- cations there may be an in- crease before the end of the month. The Senior high school has an enrolment of 264 students; junior high 219. At the elementary school principal Gerald J. Gibb re- ports there is a 10 per cent UV crease from last year. -Wednesday, September 30, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 HEY, WHAT'S GOING ON I illle girl seems lo be wondering jusl how successful Ihe littles boy will be in his encounter with Bossie. This prize-winnng pliolo- graph was laken by Bob Graves of Farmland Industries, Kansas City, Mo. Heads tart Teacliers Trained BELLEVUE (CNP Bureau) Mrs. Nancy Hall of Calgary, director of Ihe Bowncss-Mont- gcniery Day Care Centre, con- dueled a one-day training ses- sion in Ihe Bellevue Municipal Building attended by instruc- tors and helpers involve' in the Hesdstart Program, a project of the preventive social sen-ice. Mrs. Hall gave a resume ol the value of Headstart pro- grams. She suggested various programs and ideas that could be instituted into the local pro- grams. Headstart classes for this area will begin Oct. 5 and reg- istrations fo date have yielded an enrolment of 25 in Coleman. 13 in Blair-more and 12 in Bel- levue. As a result of registration two classes will be held in Ihc Coleman Cameron School, one in Elairmore United Church and one in (lie Bellevue Mu- nicipal Building. II was disclosed that trans- portation problems in west Blairmore prevented a number of persons registering their children. The matter will be looked into and if sufficient children are found and adequate facili- ties for a classroom can be ob- lained a second class would be above may obtain more infor- mation from Mrs. Bert Braz- zoni, Headstari superintendent, at 56W671 or at the preventive started in wesl Blair-more. social service office at 562- Persons interested in the 12331. ROUGH AND DRESSED LUMBER For FEED10T CORRALS, BARNS, GARAGES, ETC. Also FIRST CUT SLABS LOWER GRADE PLANKS TREATED POSTS BALED WOOD SHAVINGS In Fact MOST OF YOUR LUMBER NEEDS Johnson Bros. Sawmill Ltd, On Highway No. 3, Cowley Phone 628-3818 Ask for GORDON JOHNSON or LAVERNE PRESTON Let's Things Straight Front Wheels out of Alignment Cost You Money and Takes the Pleasure out of Driving. NOW IS THE TIME TO GET IT STRAIGHT! 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