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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, APRIL POW Labor To Be Available An number German prisoners of war will be retained labor and general farm work in southern Alberta during (he growing ani Jwrvesiirg seasons this -rear. The Herald learned officially toJay on the re-opening- of office here by the prisoner of war labor projects branch of the federal department of labor- THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SCVKN FORMER CITY MAN CANADA BRIDGE CHAMP The offices opened morning and are located In the- j same building as last tear, at 1102 Fifth Avenue South. Officials explained that prisoner f of war labor would Be available to farmers along generally the same lines as last year. They added that a final decision on the number to be retained by delajitt? thesr evacuaitors to Britain had "not. beea decided.. Great Teacher" Passes MORE JAP FAMILIES ARRIVE FOR BEET WORK More Japanese evacuee families are now coining to southern Alberta from interior housing projects in British Columbia to urork on sugar beet fields in this territory. Local officials of the Japanese division of the.federal government of labor explained today that in the neighborhood of 20 families arrived this soring and snore are expected, coming here on the recom- mendation of evacuees who been -norking beets In southern Al- bsrta durin? the past few Years. Early in 1942 aoout Jap- anese evacuees were moved to this region from vital coassa! defence? areas of British Columbia and have since been sugar beet crops j annually. j Officials explained that about 40 applications for Japarese families i bad been received this spring from j beet growers seeking to secure thas much eiacuee labor for south- I era Alberta. Clean Up, Paint Up Campaign Is Flamed By Lethbridge Jaycees In the matter of the LetJjbridge Junior Chamber of Coiimerce tounst information bur- eau here was reported at the re- gular Junior Chamber meeting in tbi Marquis hotel Monday even- Irg Javcee work parties have been a-iplying" themselves to the task of establishing the bureau during the few weeks, and the greater portion of the work has now been completed. Among the things still to be done at the bureau is the caning of top soil for the grounds, in order that they may be landscaped. Ic is plan- Efid" to have a crew of Junior Cham- ber members tackle that job this Wednesday. The finish coats of paint still" have to be apolied to the outside and the inside of the build- ing. The pains up and clean tip cam- paign. Dressed, by a committee under the direction of S D. Eooke. will get under wav commencing Wed- nesdav. May 1." That day will be the time for the opening of the official pains UD and clean up campaign all the Dominion- It will con- tinue until Thursday, May 11. The opening of the campaign In fcethbrfdge will actually take place tonight, Tuesday. In that connec- tioa a. radio broadcast has been planned to commence at pjn. It will feature an address by Cleve Bill, president of the Junior Cham- ber of Commerce, and a talk by Fire Chief W. H. Short. Fire Chief Short mil on the subject of fire Edith Boles, Who Received George V Jubilee Mourned by Many Miss Boles Is dead. When the word flashed through the city Tuesday morning that StoS Edith Boles, for 30 years a member ol the staff of Lethbridge public schools, there was general mourn- ing, especially among the hundreds of former pupils who had passed through her hands m primary grades, over the passing of a "grea; teacher." Miss Boles was born, a; Cath- arines. Oat., bat on the early death of both her parents she wens to li've at Oat., with rela- tives, and received her education there. Then, at a little school a; Stamford, Oau at the age of 17, she began the life work she lo-.etl. As a teacher Miss Boles was "a natural." She had the faculty of impairing knowledge to The little folks in a way t. hich made them J love school. She taught, for a tune j at, Ingersoll, and then came west to i Saltcoats, Sast, where she taught', t for a time before coming 10 Leth- j THE LATE MISS EDITH BOLES bridge to join tne public school staff on Sept. 1. 1908. when W. A. Ham- ilton was principal. She taught for Children Her a couple of years at then moved to Central school ufcere schools, said on being advised Random Rhymes CHRIS CASUAL High In Some Areas r seems the Canadian axis Turns on a question of taxes. And thoughts of their -worth. Must come down to earta Before the discussion relaxes. The world has some similar plights As United Nations Us all to os lair And endeavor K> share Without standing on sovereign rights. First C.P.R. Crop Surrey For Year Tefls Of Early Seeding la West light Showers In Some Areas The No. I crop bulletin of the Canadian Pacific Railway, just re- leased, mentions the prevalence of high and some soil drifting, mainly in southwestern and the ex- treme wess-oentral pars of Saskat- chewan and m southern and central The report continues- Following the early disappearance of the snow on the land, in- cluding seeding. Commenced in soaifeeastera Aioeria during the 2auK two weeks of March, and that, tune operations have been prozress- in the southern portion and Jnrt starting ic scattered areas in tb> eearral and Summarizing the general agri- cultural outlook for this region M or April 23. A. 3. Palsner, senior officer in charge as the Dominica Experimental here, for the Canadian Pacific report: "Soil moisture reserves in sum- merfallovc are good west of Leth- bndge and while only fair east of Lethbridge they are equal to or somewhat better than in the sprint of 1943. roerrss in stub- jber j an b: o: Mondav j. Watson, superintendent of Jg nn hfiTur