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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta I, It70 1HE LCTHUIDGE HCULS 3 Must Reduce Surplus PKCHER CREEK (Special) "Operation meting a fewer grain inventory for to- morrow, vras stressed by Agri- tulfaire Minster H. A. Olson he met with some t50 fanners >M interested Inwns- pecpie here recently. Frank Jacobs, publisher a the Canadian Cattlemen, and BlWr Williams, executive as- mtJot to Mr. Olson, were pests. "Operation in striving reduce the surplus of unsold wheat, must ban a program workable in a short term or t long term. Wrtn fanners compensated for acres' taken out of wfaea and H per each additional acre to perennial for a g crops, H is there for them to decide which would be mos beneficial for the crop year o 1ITO. If participation is good the wheat reduction program wil help stabilize the internationa market. Mr. Olson said there will be as much grain or more this year as ever before. Surplus must be reduced be- cause of storage costs, plus the interest on cash advances Competitioa weakens w h e there is a pulling inore power in the hands of Ihe buyers when they know that the farmer is desperate. Mr. Olson said the increase on farm machinery was at In manufacturers' level, not oo the dealers' level. CB4TH B -HOT SEAT' TOTK Lwoy of of the Southern Alberta Native Society, diicuun the new Friendship Centre with CreMwdl of Pincher Creek, diredor of the Nap! Friendship Society. Mr. tear wen a gueit of Nopl "Hal Seat" program. Harold Cardinal of Ed- monton, president of the Alberta Native As tociation, will occupy tfw "hot wal" in May. Swihort Photo Pneumonia Kills 25 35 Object To Election Procedure COALDALE (HNS) About K persons attending the recent annul meeting of the water wen of the St. Mary River Ir- rigation District objected to the method'me election is conduct- ed.' A motion of recommendation to the.board of directors asked that the voting for a board mem ber be restricted to the waler users of the electoral division in wnkb the person was nomin- ated. At present an water users may vote for the bcBffn mem- bers in aU seven divisions. The water users stated this was not according to democratic prin- ciple. They were uiToiiued lual UB iirthml is used in otber dis- tricts. The boerd will consider the recommendation but whether a change B made is entirety the decision of tbe board of directors. FORT MACLEOD (HNS) Dr. Kurt Adler of Fort Mscleod, medical health officer for the Chinook Health Uro't, says vital statistics reveal that [rom 1962 until 1967, there was a sharp and steady decline in the birth rate. During the last two years Ihe irth rate seems to have bot- amed al about 13 per thousand. There were 10 ueo natal eatta and most of these oc- curred during the first few tours of their life. There were no maternal deaths in 1969.. The crude death rate (about 0 per remains remark- ably steady. Eighty persons were over the age of H years when they died. Diseases of the cart and blood vessels were rs, pneumonia is again ernerg- as a major cause of death, especially in the old and debil. dated. Two persons froze to death in 69, an indication of the severe Arctic cold weather experi- enced in Alberta. HEPATITIS A total of 57 cases of infec- tious hepatitis TCTC reported lie leading death, However, most persons thai died due lo ea were well ever 6D yews of age. There wac oo flxreaw io the number of deaths doe to can- er. Over 63 per cent of all the persons that died from cancer in this area were over TO years of age. Deaths caused by violence, es- pecially car accidents, affecta mainly the young and people in their prime-of He. It is ainaz ing bow caeuaDy the public ac cepts the mass kflEngs and mannings causal by motor ve- hicles, said Dr. Adler. PNEUMONIA Pneumonia was responsible for 25 deaths. This aa in- crcisC: previous UK that in spite cf ntibio- BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The Chinook Health Ural has announced that "well baby" will be held in Crowsnesl Pass towns on the following dates: BlaJrmbre Health Unit Of See, April 9 from lo a.m. and from to p.m during the year. This disease is emerging as one of the most common notifiable, communic- able diseases. Prevention is dif- ficult because carriers of the are not easily detected. Some 15 persons were report- ed lo h'a v e suffered from staphylccoccaj food poisoning. This is the second con- secutive year that not one case, of red measles was reported. The dramatic decbDe of mea- sles since the introduction of the measles vaccine is another example of achievement in the KM of medicine. DISEASE A totd of 73 cases of gonor- loea were reperted as having received treatment by physi- ians in our area and probably bout 25 were readeots of this Health Unit ana. Tbree cases F gonorrhoea: occorrsd in per- sons in the 10 to H afe group. Ticks during spring and .early summer, especially in the 'Pass area. [any lire ticks were forwarded lo the Zoonoses Laboratory, Ot- tawa, but it was found that one of them appeared to be infected with bacteria or virus- es that could cause disease in Fanners Ignore Program RAYMOND (HNS) More than 100 fanners showed their interest in the federal govern- ment lid plan to wheat pro- ducers when they luroed out re- cently lo meet with Agriculture Minister H. A. (Bud) Olson. One firmer expressed the views of most when he said "we leaned nothing we did know tram information given to us previously out 1 (ail to sn; bow il !c (Ding la assist us to any degree." Raymond area farmers haw for the put year or two been making cuts in wheat produe tton. Barky ts the major grain crop as it can be used lor feed in the livestock yards. Farmers do not 'think the compensation lor not producing a wheat crop will keep the smnmerfaUow clear and their greatest concern is the loss of the top soil through wind. The land in the area is al ready drifting due lo the drj conuilioii of the soil. C. A. Dahl, one of the larges producers in the area, sail "handouts have never been the answer or solution to any prot lem. The hungry o( the wml should be the first considera tion when there is a surplus to any food produce." Marvin Dahl said "I canno see where the farmers will re- ceive financial aid. II cos us more than the money offer ed to care for summerf allow Who is going to pay for tbe niMiiL rj'titr BeUerue Community Building from to p.m. April 10 and on the same day during the morning hours in the Milkiest Credit Unon office. The cSntc at Cbleman will be held'April 14 in the United Church ehibrooms during both morHDg and afteroooo, Fluoride tablets are available without charge upon request. and now from Herb's Western Wear setting the South country's image with selec- tion and quality Western clothing Herd Sbector suggests MEN'S JEANS IEVI JEANS SrlHrNK-TOfTTS WrA bvlton frf, JI-JI all Uf Unvrtn. AT 9.95 LEVI PRE-SHRUNK JEANS hi inn Q AC fram .If to 44 also LEVI BELL BOTTOMS LEVI COLORED JEANS 9.95 9.95 LEE RIDER SLIMS Fw 37 42 walrt In ill ki Imtthi................ LEE RODEO CUT In'flvn Urn dnlm. Km 77 to M nlM, LEE COLORED JEANS hi brawn and fmn, In 14 1 fl QC IUi99. Remember If ifi NEW and WESTERN youlf find if FIRST at 308 5th Street S. Phone 328-4726 of our A number of producers have expressed the opinion the bes way to aid in the present over production is for tbe govern meat to purchase the outright and hold it until such lime as there is a market I it. Farmers agree wheat acre age win have to be cut. At I same time they feel it canoo be done in one season. Indications are the fanners in Ihe area will seed the same acreage as smred previously. The Hutterian brethren in U area say (hey will make no re duction from their presen plans. However, they say the have already cut the wne acreage [or a number of year ELKS IMITATE CATS Members of lh j entertainment commitlee- of the Blairmort Iks Lodgt provided tntorlainmcil al recent annual spring parly ollendid by than 300 periont. Tht Elks donned FarkU family attire and with home-made instrument! odopled the name "Alley Cols" ond presenltd a hall-hour ihow of music. Ths parly included a banquet, hour of entertainment and dance. Roundup Of District News Arts and Crafts MAGHATH (HKS) The rts and crafe centre meets ach Wednesday al the Civil Defence Building. Wednesday al 7'p.m. George ee will speak and demon- Irate the Diamond Willow rail. These willows are unique n southern Alberta's Chinook and make beautiful decora- ive items and scoul staffs. P r c s i dent Isabel] Holladay mnles all to participate in some art or craft, Art classes for children will directed by Mrs. Mary Dud- ey, vice-president. Water color and oil pastels will be used. Several project are under way to raise funds for a kiln lo (ire the Quilts are being raffled and a bake 'sale will be held April 18 at Lions Hall. Mrs. lisadore Oookston secretary and Mrs. Rulon Hark er is fund-raising chairman. Vote On Pool BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau Proprietory ejectors to Blah- more, Coteman and Frank wil vote al a plebiscite today to ex eminded their post office bal-1 y.s must be maGed by April 15. Study Bible IRON SPHIKGS E. Jorgensen was hosless lo w recenl meeting of Ihe Iron Springs United Church Women. Bible study and worship was led by Mrs. C. Miller. The annual smorgasbord and sale of lunch at an auction sale were successful. press whether or not they are in favor of participating in swimming pool hi the town c Blairmorc for use by the Crow? nesl Pass: Bellevue will hold its plebl scite on April 15 and electors in Improvement district No. 5 ar Purchase Hotel FRANK (CNP Bureau) Mf. and Mrs. Jolm Pool of Pincher Creek have bought Ihe Turtle Mountain Hold (rom Mr. and Mrs. John Prior lo coming to lire 'Pass, Mr. and Mrs. Pool operated Ilic Ossis Cafe and Maple Leaf Bakery at Further Creek. Tlte bakery has been sold to Fred Bustard of Pincher Creek. For The Finest Form Cemmtrclol Ruildingt Curling linlu Arenot AUO Roof Trunti and Laminated homi For FREE ESTIMATES Phone 327-8022 or P.O. Box 113, LETHBR1DGE, AlBEKTA The abuse of drugs and va- rious chemicals Hke hair spray, ;ives rise to concern, and in best interest of the public, iiere should be txiuuul and re- striction in the use of drugs, marijuana. Trophy Winners Honored DEL BONTTA (HNS) Del BotiU Wildlife Club winners re- ceived their awards at the an- nual trophy awards night. Ed Newton handled master of cere- mony duties. In the big game division, Ken Robinson took first place with Bill Newton the runnerup. Er- nie Milliner woo top honors in the pike fishing evenl with Bifl Saunden second. Gary Jorgensen was the win- ner in the trout event with Glen Powlesland second. Larry Vay- ro topped the list in the goose section with Ron Dalion second. Jim Cook woo out with the heaviest dock shot, Ernie Kil- mer placing second. Jordans "Probably one of the most outstanding broadloom bargains ice have ever offered" FACTORY CLOSE-OUT OF LUXURY NYLON HARDTWIST "ENTIRE MILL RUN RECLAS5IFIED" of reverse pile a temporary condition which thould disappear after uie ond regular vacuuming. In no way affecb the >uperb wearing Reg. 15.95 sq. yd. 38% Ditcount Used Clothing Gathered By Busy Bees IRON SPRINGS (HNS) Fifteen Busy Bees answered the roU call wtth the name of their favorite movie star. Cheryl Oga won the surprise package. Social eorrvener, Janle der IJnden, railed (or used ctethmg to be brougW lo the next meeting. Il will be taken Into the Salvation Army. The Travelling Basket netted about fit. Misses Cheryl and Esther Oga were, co-hostefcs. Proceeds from the sale of lunch al the Dave Parker farm f.uctkm sate Wednesday will go hrto the Busy Bee's treasury. First prize winner of original Easter hat competition was Joanne Verstecg. Patsy Dron- kelaar was aecond and Chris- line Vnndcr Flier was third. The girls worked on their place mats. Hostess for the nexl meeting will be Mrt, W. Kirby, SQUARE YARD You Save (6.00 sq. yd. Save on on SO yds. What Charoclitl Rvggtd Spirited and Ccleriul and Ifnporlwnt; orwoyi faihionflMft This famous Nylon Twill it praclical, easy lo maintain) resitli toil and icuff( marks. Truly o carefret carpet ideal for busy family CCXOUB Of BKEATHTAKING BEAUTY TEMACOTTAi IVORr SATIN, SUNSET GOID, B1MINI TURQUOISE, GRECIAN OUVE, CHINtSE JADE, INCA GOLD, CEIADON GBEEN, ROYAL BlUE and MANDARIN RED. We have carpets lor everyone Oul vf Town reiioenri may phone 327-110] (or right In their own home, OrtN THURSDAYS UNTIl T.M. lolled Jordans Orra location Only Downtown at 315 Strtd S, ;