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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, APRIL THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE j SEVEN Seeding Under Way South Fanning Areas Land In Good Shape; Ranges Are Green well war the past week in manv parts or southern Alberta, reports front the countryside show. Many farmers began sowing Wed- nesday. April 16, believing that that date marks the limit for early seeding, though one an- xious Milk River fanner had re- ported a hundred acres sown in March, Beet drills are also busy and seeding of cannerr crops will get underway next week. The great majority, however, say they -rill and will all depend oa whether there is a good rain the first isreek or so in May. Will It Be Dry i'ear? If there is they may sow some stubble either to wheat or coarse grains. If not thev will summer- faliovr. fearing this may be a dry season. The high winds during March and Aori! have caused anxiety lest this may tarn out, to be a dry year. Reports are that the land is .working up but there has been From reoorts it is still impossible I considerable soil drifting oa some to say or set, tfet. -wheat acreage will be increased this year. Many farmers have told the Herald it is their plan to disturb their regular seeding program as it would tlwovr their seeding-summerfallow schedule out of kilter for 1947. An- other farmer said he usually sura- cierlalio-.vs 300 acres, but this year he summerfallow only acres. farou onlv a light stub- ble last year due to lack of raan in July. Most of the dry land soil drifting is reported from farms in the area east of Lethbridge where drought struck-in 1343. Grass on the ranges is making a much earlier showing this year than last when a cold April re- tarded spring growth and good grass seeding the other 200 acres to wheat! was not available oa the ranches in stubble. until well into May. Drill New Well in West Taber Field Gl ances Lads Admit Thefts TO MAKE OFFICIAL VISIT Right Illustrious Companion J. K. Flan, graatd ouster of western jurisdiction Canada, will pay his official visit to the Lethbridje Council No. 5 Royal and Select Masters, at a meet- ing: to be held in the Masonic hall. Lethbridce. Monday. April 13, at 8 pjn. Members are quested to attend and visitor members will be welcome. VETERANS' AFFAIRS OFFICE Commencing; Monday. April 13. the offices of the Depart- ment of Affairs will be located in the Y.M.C.A. Board Room. It is being moved from the rooms occupied by the Vet- erans Land Act regional offices in the Masoaic ball due to the overcrowded condition there. D. V. A. Representative W. Ait- ken will be available at his office in the Y.M.C-A. from to pjn. each week day, and from a-m. to pjn. on Saturdavs. Have No Says Magistrate In Sentencing Boys To Jail Terms Four boys, all Juveniles, faced Magistrate H. G. Jensen in city police court oa Rriday afjernoon. pleading guilty to snore than two dozen charges of different thefts i from Lethbridge business houses jj and citizens. Three were given j prison terms and the other sus-! pended sentence. The first, aged 17. admitted sttal- ing a .22 rifle. He elected for speedy said the magistrate. of this should not be sent to jail but I have no op- tion. In this their school- ing is interrupted and educa- tion interfered with. But what I am doing is for TOUT own good and I can only hope yam. benefit by Bach was gives four months in i Lethbndge jail oa each charge, sen- j Random j-v j Rhymes CHRIS say that in Toronto And other points east illicit meat buyers Have vastly increased. They say that la Vancouver AEC other points west They're uirning; ha meat; coupons unselfish zest, Select Site For New Armory Here Department cf rational defence, of -arhich. the 20th BaUery of has definitely decided on the origge a. unit, city blocks iyirsg east Captain Ste'srart served trial and was sent to Lethbridge f tences to run concurrently. He ex- i jaii for three months. The rifle pJained thac Shey would be oat of j was ordered returned to its J Jail hi time- to resume the fall term Two others pleaded guilty to 13 at school. The court directed that" and 12 charges, respectively, of! the youths be segregated while in theft. Many of the articles stolen j prison. were used to construes, and equip i The fourth boy. found guilty on a shack they occupied. They had j two counts, was' given one year's previous records in juvenile court. I suspended sentence on his father's HAS XO OPTION bend of He was ordered to "This situation ought not to continue ai school. Recent spudding of a new Califor- nia Standard well in. the West Taber oilfield has created a new interest !n oil development in the Taber field. The well is alreadv down around 1700 feer. Is is known as Taber-Province 65-15 and its location LSD 11 of 15-9-17-W4. An influx of crewmen and their families is welcomed at Taber this being reminiscent of the days when drilling was booming. This is the first well spudded in. the Taber field since last fall. Cars-Tes is doing the drilling with a light rotary.' Meanwhile Continental OUs No. 1 into production Friday after getting a fourth acidization. This Turner Valley well will-lie al- lowed to stand for 2-1 hours to level off before hoped for production in- creases are determined. .Large num- bers of oilmen were at the wen to see it brought into production. Sun Oil Company, large American oil company which has its head office in Philadelphia, has entered the Alberta field and this Tear will have two seismograohic oarties busy oa the Southern Alberta plains. One party is already in the field. Exten- sive oil reservations obtained by the company will be seismographed. These reservations include lands on the Gleichea Tnfiipn reservation. Team Fetches ?r HORSES BRING FANCY PRICES AT REGINA Home from the Regina spring horse sale at which he helmed sell the horses offered this week, J. W. Kewby, local auctioneer, de- scribed the sale as one of the bess he had ever attended. Another Lethbridge man. Dicfc Verwoerd, took pare in the auction, acting as clerk for Mr. Newby. "Buyers- ware- present from- throughout Canada" and outstand- prices were oaid for good explained Mr. Newby. "A lot of good work horses sold for over each. Some of them weighed over a ton." .Etc also saw one team bring the highest price paid in westers Can- At the Theatres Complete shows: "Thev were Complete shows: "Tolanda an8 the "Goodnight "The Daltons Ride Bast complete show at "I Love a "A Letter for Last complete show at "The Cisco Kid Betums." "Happy go Lucky" (in ada in recent for a team of work horses, the pair fetching 5560. A Palomino stallion sold for while two Palomino yearlings brought S300 each. Mr. Newby explained that he pur- chased a carload of horses at the sale to sell them in the United "States shortly.- He left the city Friday to con- dues an auction 01 200 saadle horses at Davenport, "Washington, on Sun- dayi A carload of 23 saddle horses he purchased recently at the Cal- Permits Cover New Residences Permits authorizing the construc- tion of another seven residences have been issued at the city hall during the past few davs, sending the value of building permits issued this month to and since the beginning of the year to 058. Last year the value of building permits issued during April totalled and the accumulative total for the first four months of the year was Among the permits issued this year have been 78 for new residen- tial buildings. A total of 19 of these have beea issued this month. Permits authorizing the construc- tion of residences were issued to the following during the past few days, also showing the values of permits and addresses where con- struction is authorized: Carl Clausen, 1756 Seventh Avenue North; Alfred Tedesco, 628 16th. Street South; D. Tedesco, 615 17th Street South; A. Dorigatti. 631 16th Street South; R. W. Minion, 822 Eighth Street South; EL C Nord. 952 12th Street South; R. D. Gruenwald, 611 17th Street South. CROCUSES Bf BtOOM gary spring sales has been entered j by him in the Davenport auction. Crocuses are blooming on the coulee hills. The delicate- ly blue colored prairie bios- Eoms are now lifting their smiling faces above their furry jackets. Some local gar- dens are showing color with daffodils sporting a dash of yellow sunshine and tulips slowly uncurling their gay petals while shy little violets in purple robes lend their beauty to the spring. ATTEND aiEETUTG (ENS) largely attended meeting of the Coleman Board of Trade was held Friday night with a party of Letcbrioge Board of Trace members in at- tendance. The Lethbridge party was headed by ilayor A. W. Shackleford. Members of the party spoke briefly curing the gathering. G. H. JONG Estab. in Canada 27 years. ruiaese Rerb Remedies for atorericii Trouble. Gal! Blad- der, Prostate 817A 1st St. Caleary. Alta, Air Attack Lion Ueut-Col "Art" Warr TeDs Clubmen Of Overseas Experiences The life of a Canadian soldier through along the Second Great War jour- cey from Lethbridge to Britain to 1 North Africa and then back: to the' Motherland by way of the Italian and northwestern Europe cam- paigns was -vividly described to the on s the bombing raids lould be taken on a" tour of German cities to see for them- selves how hard Allied forces had struck back ac the Nazis." Colonel Warr also described the The aim of this sacrifice just a They -arant to share tcelr plenty With less lucky folk. It seems that east Canada Could give this a trial And curb the black marketing By some self-deaiaL The greedy, black !n The profiteers' pie YHU come oui. disaopolnJed If people won't buy. i or Su Michael's hospital as the site for the proposed new arrsorv here, liis HeraJd learns. The area com- prises 14 acres. Is has previously been announced that a very high priority has been given to the erection of :he ne-ar armory since the department now holds the present building orUr under a one- year lease. The 18th Field Regiment. Hoys! the 3rd Medium Rest, arid later transferred w the arSl- air arra as a Hying observa- tion officer. He he transferred to Lethhridge shortly to- take charge of Training of the 20th. and 93rd Batteries which -aril! comprise tae regimens. Headquarters of the firss -sill be zz the Leshbridge armories and these of the latter at ilacleod. One troop of the 33rd FUNERAL MONDAY FOR LATE R. H. GILLESPIE Funeral services are to oe held from St. AugusUn's church i; two 93rd in Macleoc are K.C.A, Lethbridge Lions "Club Thursday by careful measures taken to deceive one of its members. Lt--CoL "Art" Warr, who recently returned home after being overseas since 1940. Eclating the highlights of his experience, he described the occa- sion he went through an air attack the enemy on troop movements by camouflage and strict security. Ij was announced by President George McRae that the Lions Club has agreed to co-operase in every iy possible with the city and other on the_ Mediterranean as "the most i local service clubs to stage a suc- terrifvine" vnw ran Tim T7nmA" terrifying you can imagine." Two Allied ships were --amir by Nazi bombers in that attack DUE the onlv loss of. life was one American sol- dier. Colonel Warr was in London on leave on a night in December. 1940. when the German air force dumped 730 tons of bombs on the large metropolis and caused extensive damage. Residents of the city were greatly disturbed over the extensive destruction. "But that tonnage of bombs was just a drop in the bucket compared to what our bombers dropped on German cities when we really gor going and completely flattened some war explained the war veteran. Allies Strike Back He felt that the people who went OPEN SUNDAY 7 to 9 p.m. MCCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331-5th St. S. St, N. Phone 2205 Phone Property values GOING UP. Is your insurance adequate? Bowman Agency Insurance, Real Estate. Rentals YOU CAN GET A TAXI IN A FEW MINUTES BY DIALLING 4058 STEVE'S TAXI AND SODA FOUNTAIN NEXT DOOR TO BUS STATION 24-HOtJR SERVICE INCOME TAX BOOKS Bow to Prepare Your Income Personal Income Tax Mail orders given prompt attention. Add 5c postage. Commercial Printers and Office 326-7th SL S. Outfitters Ltd. Phone 2999 E. C. Cranstoun E. Cranstoun, F.A.E., F.C.B.A. E.C. CRANSTOUN SON AUDITORS 'and ACCOUNTANTS INCOME TAX SPECIALISTS 3 7, Rylaads' Block, i Lethbridge. Phones: Office 4135 i House 3008 POTATO GROWERS We are buying NETTED GEMS CARLOADS OR TRUCKLOADS Plunkett Savage Lcthbridre Phone 2584 SPAPFRf The Lethbridge Sand and Gravel Co. offers you at very reasonable prices Washed Sand and Gravel for Concrete, Roads, Asphalt, Stucco, Roofing, Etc. The best is the cheapest. Phone 3610. Prompt delivery. EXPERT RADIO REPAIRS Prompt, expert work by first class radio technician usinff the latest and most efficient testing equipment. Our Prices Are Reasonable WE CALL FOR AND DELIVER PHONE 2787 FREMSTAD'S RADIO SERVICE Suite 9 Lafferty Block cessful veterans" "Welcome celebration on July 4-5-6. June 6 has been set as the date for the election of officers for next year, nominations to take place during May. and the staffed. Artillery Officers Irt the city on Friday were three artillery officers from. Military Dis- trict 13 at Calgary; Major il." Mur- dock.. M.C, formerly of Maclecc: o'clock Monday afternoon fo'r the Captain Don Watson. M.C.. forai- late Robert Henrv Gillespie. 33-! erly of Creek; and 'Cap- year-old barber, whose j A. B. Stewart, a former mern- faody was found Thursday after- Ol A--T- noon behind a billboard sign In the j vicinity of the Heaver Lumber! yards in the eastern edge of the! city. It has been decided that death i occurred on Tuesday. j Certain organs were sens to thej provincial analyse at Edmonton for; examination but thus far. explain j city police, no report has been re- j ceived by them on the findings. j Funeral services are to be con-! ducted by Rev. Leslie Grant and- internment will follow in Mountain] View cemetery. Martin Funeral Directors hsve charge ofj arrangements. Canadian Artillery, will oe re-con-: be stationed ac Pischer Creek. stituted in district without de- I The 18th Field Hegimeat -sill be lay. The regiment aras exceedingly serviced by an LAD of the Royal active as a non-pf-rmanent, militia Canadian aectrical and Mechanf- is likely thac may be sta- K was tioned here as well. ably reduced in size. At present. only the 30th Battery in Lethbridge JOPSOX crrr VISITOR J. A. Jopson of Calgary, recently appointed inspector for Canadian Pacific Railway communications In Southern Alberta, is visiting here ia his new capacity. Ee succeeded R- Larrabee of Calgary. CHINESE FIXED Seven Lethbridge Chinese pleaded guiitv before Magistrate H. G. Jen- sen in city police court on Friday to being frequenters of a gaming house. Each was fined S3 -and costs. Convicted by the same court of assaulting a police officer. George Arsen of Lethbridge was fined and costs. R. J. Dinning, president of Burns and Company, Is a visitor here from Calgary. Chrome Plated EXHAUST TAIL PIPE EXTENSIONS With Red Reflector MCLAUGHLIN GARAGE and Auto Wreckers EVERYBODY'S SWITCHING TO C-I-L PAfffT THERE MCST BE A REASOX See our Color Charts Morris Barrett HARDWARE Before Renewing ANY POLICY PHONE 3W9 FOR RATES AXD COVERAGE Be Wise-Imore With GUARANTEED VULCANIZING All sizes of Tires and Belt Splicing Trimbles for Tires XU Eleventh SL S. Phone 2007 ARE YOU MARRIED TO LIQUOR? IT you can't get along: without liquor. 15 It Is ruining your business and home life, you probably want to be cured of the habit. If you are serious In. your desire you can be cared by writing ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS BOX 459 LETHBRIDGE NOTICE HARDWOOD R CHECK UP ON YOUR IMPLEMENTS CHECK UP ON YOUR TRUCKS ANI> WAGONS We Stock Hardwood Lumber Such as BIRCH, OAK AND BASSWOOD FOB REFAIKS FOR FARM MACHINERY. IMPLEMENTS, WAGONS, TRCCKS, Etc. AHAS LUMBER COMPANY LTD, Phone 2384 1S02 Third ATCnie S. Easter Dry Cleaning While we are doing everything1 possible to handle all orders, we urge you to send in your dry cleaning early next week to avoid the Easter rush, and any resultant disappointment. Thank you lor your co-operation. PHONE 4141 Ironside Park Ltd HOME OF MONITE MOTHPROOF DRY CLEANING THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR EXPERIENCE It has always been our policy to back BEATTY APPLIANCES a complete stock of parts for all models manufactured by BEATTY BROS., and also to provide our customers with the services of first-class servicemen. These servicemen are factory trained mechanics and do not experiment on your appliances at your expense. In order to continue the high standard of service given by us in the past eighteen years we have secured the services of Mr. Dan Pofenroth who has been the service manager of the Beatty Calgary branch for nine years. It will pay you to have your work done by the men who know how, backed by a complete line of parts. We repair all makes of washers. It will pay you to wait for a BEATTY, the largest selling washer In the British Empire. Ask your neighbor, she has one. WASHER SALES and SERVICE OFFICIAL BEATTY AGENTS FOR LETHBRIDGE PHONE 4054 409 FIFTH ST. S. PLANNING TO BUILD 7... BASEMENTS EXCAVATED IN ONE DAY SIDES TRIMMED AND ALL EARTH MOVED AWAY FOR PROMPT SERVICE FHONTE O'SULLJVAN CONSTRUCTION Protection FOR SMALL ESTATES Every eslafe descrres the safety of Trust Company protection. The smaller your resources, the greater the nec6 to ensure to your dependants the utmost benefit from what yoa leave. Any idea that a Trust Company Is not Interested in small estates, or that fees of a Corporate Trustee are higher than those allowed an individual, may be cfe- missed. The British Canadian Trust Company administers estates oC all sizes; ten thou- sand or ten hundred thousand; each re- ceives the same experienced care and at- tention, security and low-cost administra- tion. TVS aarae The British. Canadian Trust Company in your "Will, as "lateen- tor" of your estate, you afford added tection to ttose who depend on Enquiries are always welcome. Let us help you plan your Will. BRITISH CANADIAN TRUST CO. LETHBRIDGE H. D. ROOD, ALBERTA SPAPFRf ;