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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IE1HBRIDOE HERAVO Tuosdny, August 8, The weatherman didn't like anyone BKHNICE Ht-rat'il Staff Wcalticnvatchcr It Ls probable that no ono wants to GO back to July 1972- vi'ulhenvise tliat is. Now tlint all the sunny woalh- or is hero it's interesting to look back to the latter part of June and the month of July to speculate ns to why the weath- er really was so "terrible." Many people souglil explana- tions as to what could bo caus- ing tlie cold weather, or what could be musing us to think il was so cold. One lady suggested that since we arc getting up nn hour earlier (Mountain Daylight wo are just feeling the chill of an earlier hour. Another woman thought "the Summer fan Community summer program SUMMEHFUN FUN CLUBS (For boys ami girls si" to eight years Monday and Wednesday mornings 9 to 12 a.m.: nidcaii Court, Kinsmen and Lnkeview playgrounds. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 to 12 a.m.: Stafforclville, Ki- wanis and Lions playgrounds. Tuesday and Thursday af- ternoons at Ridcau Court playground. Friday is the last Special Event Day, and the circus wiU be featured. This is the last week for the Fun Club programs. PLAYGROUND CENTRES (For boys and girls over eight years Civic Centre Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Yates Centre, the participants of the puppet workshops will be putting on a performance for the public displaying their art. games shimming, arts and crafts, stories, special events and tours. This is also the last week for the playground centres. The Henderson Day Camp is going to Camp Impecsa for this session. Aug. 0, 10, 11 will be spent at Beaver Mines Lake for an outdoor camp. Regular Day Camp, the last session, will start Aug. 14. Registration is for the week and mil be In1-- ft t'-e Day Camp site. SPECIAL EVENTS (For young people between eight a'nd fourteen ycars of This week starts the last two-week session for canoe- ing, indoor outdoor games and music. For more Information alxmt the Community Sum- mer Program and A Sum- mer of Fun call 328-0376. reading was the same as Lelh bridge's 70 degrees. Its av- erage low was also the An average of 77 degrees was found for Winnipeg, with its av- erage low 47. Toronto's average high was just one degree more 78 degrees. Its ow was 10 degrees Winnipeg had ono 90 degree reading on June 30. Toronto cconlcd throe 90 readings on DR. C. M. STEWART FAMILY PHYSICIAN wiihcs to announce the relocation of his practice to the Family Medical Dental Centre 2931 20th Ave. South (North of Woolco) Ph. 328-2326 Lelhbridge 24-HOUR ANSWERING SERVICE jolliition is building up in the G5 degree range, with the higii- iir and every year we are go-1 est being 82 on July 20. to get cooler oral cooler I Saskatoon's average high summers until we'll Ire able to ook back oral remember the good old clays when we could 30 swimming in outdoor in July." Maybe everyone was getting a little upset with the weather, jut it was understandable when they had to wear ski jackets in July and take out ex- tra blankets for the licds at night. But now that the nice sunny weather of August is here it's easy to be optimistic about July. One good point about liaving a cool July is that no one is griping nbout the heat of August they're too busy trying to get the tan they miss- ed in July. According to readings taken of cities in Canada, the United States and Europe for the last week in June and the first tlirco weeks in July, Lethbridge avcr- ged a liigh of 70 degrees. This as middle of the road com ared with the rest of the cities Lothbridgc's average 1 o w ras 48 degrees with a total inches of rain or an aver go of .18 of nn inch per day Lelhbridge's lowest bigl vas 53 degrees on July 10. The highest temperature uring this time for iridge came not in July vould be expected but in June lie temperature was degrees on June 29. The largest amount of pre- cipitation fell on July 18, wit he city getting a little ovc hree-qnarlers of an inch tha lay. Edmonton bad a lower ave age lu'gh then Lclhbridge, nt 66 legrces, but Edmonton's aver- age was still higher than Banff's which was 64. The av- erage low for Edmonton was 45 degrees. Edmonton received a total of 1.29 inches of rain or an average of .11 of an inch per day. It would have been too cold to sleep in tents at the vacation spot of Banff during July: the average low was 44. The rain- fall Banff received totalled 1.78 inches. Representing the west coast, Vancouver averaged 69 degrees with a low average of 56 and a fair amount of rainfall 3.48 inches an average of .35 per day. Most of the Vancouver readings averaged In the 60 to uly 13, 21 and 24. Trie Maritime weather battle ntlcd with Freii oriel on on top vith an average high of 75. iharolettelown was only ono ogrec behind at 74 and St. John's, Nfld. pulled up the rear vilh an average high of 05. Tlw Oireo cities' average ows were quite close. Fredcr- cton and SI. John's both had a 53 average while Charlottclown had 57. A suick glance at the United States weather picture reveal ed that it was warm and sunny. Of the cities of New York, Mi ami and Los Angeles, Miami, expected, led the list with an average high of 80 degrees New York and Los Angeles were tied with an average high of BO. New York had an average o! 67 with Miami at 77 and Los Angeles at 54. Miami's highest reading was degrees on June 28. Britain's capital placed will) an average high of 67. Ils aver- age low was 55. London's tern- averaged in tho liigh 60s and 70 dcg'ce range throughout the whole period. Its only 80 degree reading was on July 18. Stockholm, Sweden, had average high of 76 degrees with a low of Cl while Rome mea- sured In with an average high of 83, a low of 62 and Paris had an average high of 75 and low of 58. Russia's Moscow came close to rivaling Miami for the high- est average high, at 83, with an average low of 64. It did beat Miami though In the highest reading for a single day: Moscow topped Miami's reading with a high of 97 on July 8. Sunbathing In Moscow, any- one? That's 13 degrees warm- er than Lcthbridge. It can be a friend Your new telephone directory can be a very good friend. Because It can be a big help. Your directory can save you from embarrassment by giving you Iho right numbers. So you don't feel foolish by dialing wrong ones. It has a lot more than a cover and a lot of pages In between. You'll find Important numbers. Like your doctor, or dentist. The closest gas station. And drug store. The addresses and phone numbers of your friends. And emergency numbers. Like tha police. Your directory even has a special section on to use ODD. So you see, your directory does have a lot to offer. Won't you get a good thing going yours today? Ibo phono comes oil the hook LOOK IN HTMESCS bridge tourney ends A successful three-day Duplj- ato Drldjje Tournament was omplcted Sunday nt Sven Eritkson's Family Ilcslaurant, with winners from throughout Canada and the United Stntes. Attendance figures ast year's totals in all but ono vent. Saturday, t li o two-session pen pairs championship was con by Monty Kuka, of Oak- and, and Bcrnie Patrick, of I.as Vegas, Nov., who also von the men's pairs earlier in ho tournament. The winners narrowly defeat- ed Walt Schmld and Tony Kireef, both of Letiibridge, vho iad an excellent second session to put them in contention. First place in the consolation ovent went lo Ann Waldie and Veryl Norquay of Calgary. Au- drey Topping and If. E. Balfour of Lcllibridge placed second. A record-breaking 34 teams were in competition Sunday in the Swiss team evenl. The ev- ent was won by a learn from tire Kimberley-Cranbrook area composed of n. L. Ralph, E. A. HciTon, D. Nevin and J. P. Walls. In second place was a live- man team from Edmonton, If. Kolkinga, H. H. Symons, H. Jensen, I. Galcnby and J. Milhvard. A Lethbridge foursome of C. Sudeikal, n. Marshall, B. Sanla and Wobick captured third place. Witness meet over More than ZOO local mem- bers of Jehovah's Witnesses took in a four day District Assembly that concluded Sun- day at the Lcthbridge Exhibi- tion Pavilion. The final day's attendance was One object of tho convention was to help the delegates realize tielr respon- sibility within the organization and lamily arrangement, A liighlight of the convcnUon was the complete water baptism of 74 new ministers. The service was held Saturday at Ihc Henderson Pool. SUMMER GAMES Cory Nelson's summer gomes might not bo as parcnt-approved as those ho and his family attending in Brooks, but they're much more enjoyable for a little boy. is from Burden, and like most little boys, ho can't have a good time without a oieco of licorice in hands and enough dirt on hii face -Waller Kerbcr Photo Medical fees may increase The Alberta Medical Associa- tion will bo "seriously consid- ering" a fee increase in the ahead, AMA executive director Dr. Robert Clark said today. He said the increase wiu be "only taking into account that despite inflation, the Alberta fee schedule hasn't been changed since 1969. In a telephone Interview from Edmonton, Dr. Clark said Ihc Alberta government is aware of the AMA's intention to increase fees. Dr. Clark said salaries and wages rose by 8.5 per cent in Edmonton in last year alone, and as a result of higher over- head expenses "physicians are kking home less and less pay." "The medical profession Li the most demanding profession requiring the most intensive he said. "They should be at the top of the in- come scale. We have to take life time earnings into con- sideration. "A brain surgeon may not qualify until he is in his 30s and by tho time he Is In his 50s he may lie too old to continue So he has only 20 years of earning power, whereas in some jobs you can start at 18 awl finish at 65. LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE mvilei application! OUAllFICATIONSi High School Malrlculalion or betlsr. li- brary experience an tiuol. DUTIES: PorFormi library duliel Incluclino typlno and (Ming. Will bo expotlid to on tho circulation deik, rmiitlncj ludonli and facully In book and periodical loloclion and checliour. Perform olher dulioi ol a clerical nalur. SAlAR'f.'commeniuroto qualification) and experlenc.. APPUCATION DEADUNE Aunu.l 15, 1972. Inlorcslcd persons should for trtu Standard Applied- lion tor Employment Form toi G. A. KENNEDY DIRECTOR PERSONNEL IETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COILECE LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA CLINT STATA RETIRES Aflcr some forty vrry r intj year J- of Ford and Irvcki in Letrv bridqo and tho lurrounHing orca, would liko to a bin; "thank you" to nil my fuilomers and I hove had "10 pleasure of virving. Fall to flxprcn my trua and I will alwoyi remornber my pleniont assoeialioni with you all. To rny employfif