Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
SPECIAL EXCURSION FARES CALGARY LAS VEGAS 153.84 RTN. CALGARY LOS ANGELES 171.90 RTN. CALGARY PHOENIX 187.17 RTN. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 326-3301 The LctHbridgc Herald SECOND SECTION August 1973 PAGES 15-26_______ LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower level 7lh Street Shopping Moll Alberta Phone 328-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES In Fort Macleod secretary of state views mounted display 120.000 in federal funds goes to FORT MACLEOD Secretary of State Hugh Faulkner arrived here Wed- nesday to present a federal gift of towards the town's Centennial Library. In a ceremony at the re- stored fort attended by civic and Indian Mr. Faulkner was also made an honorary citizen of the town by Mayor George Buzunis. combine a library con- cept with a recreation fa- cility for senior citizens shows a real breadth of vi- Mr. Faulkner said. The structure provide a gathering place for citizens as well as library and recreational facilities. The special federal grant came to the town through the solicitor general's depart- ment because that depart- ment is responsible for the RCMP which will be cele- brating its Centennial in the fort with the town next July. Mr. Faulkner praised the force as of the outstand- in the world. He also greeted Opportuni- ties For Youth workers who are organizing for an expect- ed influx of visitors on the July 1 holiday. They are operating under a grant of from the govern- ment. The Fort Macleod Histori- cal Society's Mounted Patrol also demonstrated their horsemanship for the secre- tary. OFY members meet at beer gardens AIR VAC 1811 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-0286 Power furnace cleaning E. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 Secretary of State Hugh Faulkner met with Oppor- tunities For Youth project members from the Leth- bridge district Wednesday evening at a public barbecue at the Exhibition Grounds beer gardens. After the spon- sored by the local federal Liberal the fed- eral minister made a brief speech to the youthful crowd. He stressed the welcome he has received on his short Southern Alberta the thoughtfulness of people who don't know me from The just returned from a visit to Banff and remarked how un- spoiled the country is com- pared to his native' Ontario. A crowd of 80 joined Mr. Faulkner in watching a per- formance by the Sunshine Players OFY troupe in the Casino building after the bar- becue. A busy day was scheduled for Mr.. Faulkner today. He begins by meeting with the Lethbridge OFY advisory committee at a.m. At 10 a.m. Mayor Andy An- derson greets the minister at city hall. They will then visit OFY projects in Lethbridge. Arranged for the afternoon are visits to projects in Ray- mond and Stirling. A beer and burger barbecue Hugh Faulkner in Lethbridge Saturday Sunday DINE DANCE THIS WEEK FEATURING THE 4 JACK'S WESTWINDS DINING ROOM to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE phone 328-7756 for FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 am to 2 p.m. Live Dinner Music from 6 to 8p.m. menu J family STUDIO ON FlPTH AVENUE ART GALLERY o ARTISTIC PICTURE FRAMING 1958 710-5 AVE S HEINO DEEKEN Manager Orientation evening at TJ of L About 200 students are ex- pected to attend a freshmen orientation evening at the Uni- versity of Lethbridge today at 6 p.m. The evening was planned to welcome prospective stu- dents to the university but parents and friends of new students are also welcome to attend. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Instollatiom Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. New plant adds to industry Sheep population rise expected to continue Alberta's sheep popula- tion has increased joarly over the past four years and another increase is expected this says the chairman of the Alberta Sheep and Wool Commission. Lalavee a sheep breeder and farmer from said in Lethbridge Wednesday the proposed con- struction of Canada's first sheep and lamb slaughter fa- cility 15 miles south of Red has added considerably to the prov- ince's sheep industry. The facility will be a co-operative venture of producers. He told producers attend- ing the 3rd annual Leth- bridge and District Sheep Show and Sale that co- operation from the provincial and federal governments made possible the giant step of allowing producers to par- ticipate in the processing of their product. Gordon livestock supervisor of sheep for the Alberta Department of Agri- agreed the proposed plant will be a vital element in the future of the sheep industry. such a plant hasn't been justified in the it is coming through loud and clear for producers he said. and pork prices have been skyrocketing recently at both the retail and whole- sale level but the price for sheep at the producer level has dropped two cents a pound. this drop is in the face of a great demand for all types of red He said up to nobody but the producer has been in- in marketing sheep products. With the start of the pro- ducer has been interested in marketing sheep products. With the start of the pro- ducer-owned slaughter the sheep will move to mar- ket at the control of the pro- he said. This will mean a truer marketing thrust and less in- terference from middlemen. the wholesale price for lamb products reaches a as it is in many parts of the the pro- ducer will be able to collect he said. a producer is lucky to be getting the plus for his animals. The price should be at least per hundred- Adding to stability for the sheep producer is the fact that he will now be able to market his animals through- out the said Mr. Wells. About sheep are raised in Alberta yearly and about are available for marketing in the same period. Mr. Wells said 75 per cent SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 ASTRO REALTY LTD. Don't delay us .sell your home loJoy PHONE 328- 7748 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 Slh SI. Phone 328-4095 Beat The ADMIRAL B.T.U. AIR CONDITIONERS While They Last LETHBRIDGE APPLIANCES 905 3rd Avenue South Phone 327-4456 COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 DR. R. S. FABBI OPTOMETRIST 314 8th Street South APPOINTMENTS PHONE 327-3331 of the marketable sheep are within a 150 mile radius of the Innisfail plant. Freight assistance p r o- grams will likely be avail- able to sheep producers in Southern Alberta. The Municipal District of Cardston has a breeding ewe population of about one quarter of the provin- cial total. Mr. Wells said the break- even point for the plant is lambs yearly. He claims this total v.ill be met easily with just half the Al- berta total kill and the plant will draw on animals from Saskatchewan and British Columbia too. He said the plant isn't de- signed to hog the market for sheep but to establish a strong sheep market which will benefit both the produc- er and consumer. Mr. Jensen said the estab- lishment of the plant provide a great opportunity for new producers to enter the market. The provincial government has provided guarant e e d long term loans for the pur- chase of breeding stock to as- sist new and established pro- he said. A single producer can ob- tain up to while two persons or limited corpora- tion can get up to for the breeding stock. Average sheep sale price boosted by champion ram A lively ram section high- lighted the 3rd annual Leth- bridge and District Sheep Sale Wednesday when 264 animals brought The Grand Champion sold by George Aiinis of In- B.C. to Dr. George Doctors for ill effects of rape spray Physicians have been is- sued warnings in connection with patients exposed to cer- tain substances used in the aerial spraying of rapeseed crops. Dr. C. R. director of the provincial health depart- ment's industrial health divi- says used for the treatment of rape- seed crops infested with Bertha army worms can re- sult in and immedi- ate occupational health haz- ards in the event of accident or Dr. A. 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