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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta BOO! NOW FOR THE ROYAL WINTER FAIR IN TORONTO NOV. 12-20 For Further Defaili Canfacr: ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE WEST END PHONE 328-3201 or 328-8184 The Lethtnidfjc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, August 7, 1971 PAGES 13 TO 28 If, a GREAT DAY ID SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITI (Special Pricei on Bulk Orden) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd AVI. S. Ph. 328.8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 Ombudsman helps on dump problem PICTURE BUTTE Mrs, Alice Anderson of Picture Bultc has been complaining for years about garbage blowing on'.o her property from Ihe town's sani- tary landfill site. It took a letter to the provin- cial ombudsman before any ac- tion was taken to clean up the mess. A crew o( workmen from the County of Lelhbridge was on Mrs. Anderson's property, ad- jacent to the landfill site, pick- ing up the garbage Thursday. Mrs. Anderson sayj she has been pressuring the town of Picture Butte to rectify the sit- uation for more than 10 years. The town would refer her to the county, which in turn would refer her back to the town, she said. In the past, residents of both the town and Ihe county have used the landfill site. This spring, Mrs. Anderson sent a letter to the om- budsman, enclosing a picture of the site. A short time ago, an investigator from (he om- KECEDING COAST Parts of the Texas coastline are receding five feet a year, a Texas University geographer says. Lethbridge Window Cleaners "20 Years of Service" PHONE 327-4037 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL ELDG. PHONE 3J7-2822 budsman's office visiled the site and, according to Mrs. An- derson, declared it was "a hell of a mess." She said it appears local offi- cials will pay attention to the ombudsman, as the clean up operation began shortly after the visit. "I never got anywhere until now, but I've learned a person can do something about these she said. WEEKEND BRIDGE TOURNAMENT When people can look so serious and still be enjoying themselves, it means only one thing: they're playing bridge. Players, 160 strong, registered Friday for the first day of the three-day summer sectional being sponsored in the city by the Lethbridge Bridge Unit. Up to 300 visitors are expected by the tourney's end Sunday. Friday saw the first slate of winners: Bev Cunningham and Donna Fearles of Great Falls in the ladies' parr championship; Byron Nilson and tee Frandsen of Lethbridge in the men's pairs; and Elmer Goodman and C. W. Chichester of Lethbridge, in the masters' pairs. Registrants include six from Ontario who are busing across western Canada this summer visiting every bridge tournament they can find. Bridge players and fishermen: there's just no understanding them. Stab victim satisfactory in Calgary Emit Knodel, 22, of Coaldale remains in "very satisfactory" condition today at Calgary General Hospital. Knodel was slabbed in the head during a drinking bout at Indian Battle Park last Sat- urday. His assailant, Gerald Thom- as Smith, 22, of Lethbridge, pleaded guilty to a charge of wounding with intent and was sentenced to 10 years in pen- itentiary. Knodel was transferred to Calgary General Hospital where a two-hour operatioi was required to remove the 11 inch knife lodged in his head A hospital official saic Knodel ivas "up and around appeared very alert, and wa eating regularly." COMPLETE AIR CONDITIONING FEDOR'S REFRIGERATION Ph. 327-5816 C A Sheet Metal Ph. 328-5973 WEEKEND SPECIAL FAMILY DINNER FOR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN Chicken Chow Mein Swear and Sour Spareribt Deep Fried Shrimpi, Dreaded or Pineapple Chicken Chicken Fried Rica ALL FOR ONLY......... 3.95 Delivered to Your Home Piping Holl Open Weekdays 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 327-0240 327-2297 PHONE THE LOTUS Across From The CPR Depot SIAMESE TURKEY EGG Judy Gurr, an employes for the post two years of a Lethbridge poultry operation, came across a rare double turkey egg during the course of her work this week The egg, measuring about five inches in length, is described as "extremely rare" by an Edmonton official of the Alberta poultry division. If a mem- brane separates the two eggs internally, presumably two turkeys could be hatched; if not, joined birds might emerge. Miss Gurr now faces the problem of what to do willi )he egg. Keep it in the freezer as a party conversation piece? Eat it? Sell it to an egg collector? voted In the 1967 provincial elec- tion, votes were cast in (lie Mlibridge constituency. The winner, Social Credit can- didate John Landpryou, re- ceived votes, with Pro- gressive Conservative W i I f Bowns in second place. see us for fast, expert PHOTO G Anglo Distributors Sttrao Photographic Centra 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6922 RUSTLING INCREASING Quebec Provincial Police re- port more than COO head of cat- tle were stolen in 1970, about 50 cent more than in 1969. He'll Know What to Do! HUGH OLSON PLUMBING HEATING SERVICE Phone 327-7689 MOVING? CALL AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES Immediate rain needed to save failing crops By ROB TURNER Start Writer A good, general rainfall of a least one and preferably three inches is needed immediatelj throughout soulhem Alberta i a rapidly deteriorating crop situation is going to be checked All grain crops and especial ly those planted in the spring arc suffering from a lack o moisture and the potential yiel; of wheat and rye is declining daily. Murray McLelland, the asso ciate agricluturist for L e t h bridge, said Friday many fields are evidencing dried out spots with barley and spring whea kernels "burning in" instead of maturing properly. Mr. McLelland said those crops showing green can stil mature properly instead of turning in provided there is im- mediate rainfall. Even with sufficient rain lowever, the best that can be hoped for now is average fields. A bumper crop is no onger possible and with no pre- cipitation, crop yields will be >elow average. The bright spots are winter wheat which is coming in well and rapeseed for which swath- ing more than 50 per cent com- plete. Some rye fields art also okay. Dryland grain crops in the Taber area are hurting right now with spring wheat suffering quite a bit. The wheat is holding its own m the usually dry Foremost region although malting barley s poor with many unfilled rcmels according to Dclton Jensen, the district agricultur. ist there. Vegetable crops are coming along well as a result of the ast month's heat and are mak- ing up now for slow growth earlier which resulted from cool une weather. The current drought eondi- lons are having little effect on potatoes, sugar-beets, com and beans which are grown No major permits issued No bulding permits were is- sued at city hall for major pro- eds during the week ending The largest permit issued, was for a duplex. Permits for six single-family residences accounted for another A number of permits were Iso issued for smaller items uch as garages and home rcn- varjons. Driving Lessons by the Hour ABC DRIVING ACADEMY Phone 327-1241 largely on irrigated land in the T'aber-Vauxhall area. Rainfall in the Lethbridge area has been down for the last months wiih 2.93 inches in June compared with nor- mal 3.2 and 1.03 inches in July compared with a normal 1.69. Rainfall so far this month has totalled .09 of an inch com- pared with a normal total for Ihe month of 1.64 inches. The last general rain in Lethbridge was on June 6 when 1.21 inches was recurueu. Continuing dry but slightly cooler weather has been fore- cast with the only chance for precipitation being some wide- ly scattered thunderstorms. NDP leader to visit south David Lewis, federal leader ot the New Democratic Parry, is tentatively scheduled to cam- paign in the Pincher Creek- Inquests set into deaths Inquests will be held this month into the deaths of three persons resulting from separ- ate accidents. Dr. J. E. McTavish will eon- duct an inquest Aug. 23 into the death of Frank Miles, 80, who died June 21 from injuries suffered June 13 in a two-car accident at the intersection of Kh Ave. and II St. S. An inquest Into the death of Michael Four Horns, 21, of Fort Macleod, who died July 24 when he was run over by a train, will be conducted Aug. 26 by Dr, John Morgan. A third inquest has been called by Dr. McTavish for Sept. 10 into the death of Mar- ;aret Rae Dwinnell', who was dlled in a two-car crash near The three inquests will be Kid in the provincial court muse in Lethbridge, beginning at 9 a.m. Grants received Homeowners grants received at city hall now total S217.200, out of submitted to the province for processing. The most recent shipment from Jie wovincial office came to 900. Homeoivner grant payments are processed quickly at city mil and mailed to the in- dividual recipients within a matter of days. SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 Crowsnest constituency Aug. 27, the NDP olfice in Edmon- ton reported Friday. Mr. Lewis plans to spend four" days in Allierta this month cam- paigning fo rthe NDP, prob- ably in the closing days of the Aug. 30 provincial election campaign. Pincher Creek Crowsnest is one of the few ridings in Al- berta, and the only one In the rural south, in which the NDP is a strong contender in the lection. Mr. Lewis will be campaign- ing in Pincher Creek Crows- nest for the NDP candidate, Dr, Clarence Smith, who is relieved to be in a close three- way race with Social Credit MLA Charles Drain and Pro- gressive Conservative candi- date Morgan Johnson. hald the seat for a few months, when Garth Tur- cott won a close byeledion vic- ory in October, 1956. Mr. Tur- cott lost the seat to Mr. Drain n the 1967 general election, but trailed by only GOO votes. Give The Postman a Break GIVS YOUR DOG A BATH AND CLIP and its disposition] LETHBRIDGE POOCH AND POODLE PARLOR Phone 327-8779 far appointment RESIDENTIAL AIR CONDITIONING and WINDOW COOLERS CHARLTON and HILL LTD. 1262 2nd AVENUE S. PHONE 328-3388 SHOW HOMES OPEN NOW at 25th St. and 12th Ave. N. 3 lo 9 p.m. Weekdays 12 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday FIVE FLOOR PLANS AND 15 STYLES TO CHOOSE FROM Three bedroom homes varying from 960 square Feet to square feet, balh and a half, sliding palio doors. STANDARD FEATURES AT NO EXTRA COST Double stainless steel sinlci Rolled, formica counter topi Oak kifchen cabinet Stove hood exhaust fan refrigerator iwo door, 13 cu. -ft. -40 ounce nylon shag car- pet throughout (except kil- chert and bathroom) in, foam underlay 30 Inch eleclric range Milk chute Grnvcl driveway Full basement Mosaic lile In bathroom to shower head Dryer cable All legal fees One fire insurance Poured concrete sidewalks One year warranly Domco lino In kitchen and bathroom Double medicine cabinet Razor outlet in bathroom Shower Vanity 40 gallon holwater tank Humidifier Exterior car plugs Two oxtcrior woler outleli in. insulnlion Low Low Down Payments FEATURES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE EXCLUSIVE SALES AGENTS COLLEGE MALL LHTHBRIDGE, ALBERTA PHONE 328-3331 SHOW HOME 326-5382 Don't miss them Because your "great occasions" Sometimes [usf "onco in a lifetime experiences" Lef preserve them for All tlmo with "great And them for all time. UTHBRIDGB AND TABER ;