Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
Avguil 1973 THE LETHMID6E HIRAlD B.C. studying tvater sale to U.S. VICTORIA Provin- cial Secretary Ernest Hall lays the British Columbia gov- ernment is studying a request from Governor Dan Evans of Washington State that B.C. permit the sale of water on an emergency basis to alleviate a serious water'shortage in the tiny community of Point Rob- Wash. extremely critical na- ture of the situation at Point Roberts and the potential dan- gers this presents to the entire area prompt my appeal for your early and favorable considera- The great worm race It happened at the third' annugl Animal Fair ar' Ont. Peter and John David Keith Moriar- ity and Wendy Bowser competed in the and Wendy's worm covering the whole three eight inches in ona minute and 53 seconds. tion of this Gov. Evans said in a letter sent to Premier Dave Barrett of B.C. B.C. last week turned down a request from the Point Rob- erts Water Board for permis- sion to buy water from the ad- joining B.C. municipality of Delta on the grounds that gov- ernment policy forbids the ex- port of water. The B.C. action touched off a spate of anti- Canadian feeling in the com- a tiny pimple- of land extending southward from the 49th parallel some 25 miles south of Vancouver. It is sur- rounded on three sides by water and on the fourth by Canada. Mr. Hall said the B.C. gov- ernment would look into the possibility of providing some water on an emergency basis but noted that the whole ques- tion of a water supply for the six-square-mile U.S. peninsula is being studied by the interna- tional joint commission. want to make sure that the provision of emergency water if does not jeopardize the does not jeopardize the snid Mr. Hall. Mr. Hall said an official re- pjy to Gov. Evans' request for an emergency water supply was not expected for at least 24 hours. In his Gov. Evans said he understood Delta municipal officials were agreeable to providing water on an emer- gency basis to Point Roberts provided provincial authorities approved. Mr. Hall said the attitude of Delta council is to shoulder with ours that we don't want to export water to Point The immediate problem of a water supply for Point Roberts was eased Saturday when a tank truck began round the clock delivery through Canada from 23 miles away .Harry chairman of the com- munity's water said plans call for delivery of 56.- 000 gallons of water daily. The water is needed for the 350 Americans and 850 Cana- dians inhabiting Point Roberts and to provide a supply of water for use in the event of an outbreak of fire. Point Roberts draws its water from two with landown- ers paying a month each for water and well exploration. The current water shortage comes in the middle of an unusually dry and Mr. Sames says the crisis period should be over in about six weeks. MAKE THREAT The Point Roberts Board last week threatened to cut off water to Canadians in the but has not carried out the the board also said it would ask the city of Elaine to cut off water it supplies to adja- cent including the International Peace Arch Park. But John Mayor of said Monday he had re- ceived no such request from Point Roberts and said wouldn't comply anyway. is not the proper way to solve the he said. Anti-Canadian placards greet- ed Canadians driving across the the border at Point Roberts on the weekend. emergency water said one sign. nadians go read anoth- er. There were five additional sheriff's deputies to augment the normal two-man but there were no incidents. LEMONADE FRIES PINK or WHITE 12-FL. OZ .TINS McCAIN JULIENNE CUT 2-LB. NET WT. PKGS. 2i99 FINEST MEATS BEEF SAUSAGES VALUE SAVE 1 OFF REGULAR LB. PRICE GOVERNMENT INSPECTED 'ALL BEEP 5-lb. Economy Pack COUNTRY FAIR BRAND FRYING CHICKEN RQ GOVERNMENT INSPECTED. CUT-UP TRAY PACK...................Ib. GOVERNMENT INSPECTED CANADA GRADE A STEER BEEF-WHOLE-BONE IN CHUNK TUNA _2..79' VILt I I IfcJJWfc ASSORTED COLOURS TF pkg. M CHEESE SLICES ROUND STEAK 149 ORANGE CRYSTALS Wk VII I I 3.01 pkgs Poly Bag of for VW GOVERNMENT INSPECTED CANADA GRADE A BEEF BONE IN DECORATOR TOWELS 2 r 55' RUMP ROASTS WITH THIS COUPON YOU MAY PURCHASE ONE 48 FL. OZ. TIN HIGH PARK OR CONTADINA TOMATO SAVE FOR ONLY COUPON EFFECTIVE TIL CLOSING AUGUST 1973 AT L-MART ONLY. PURCHASE MARGARINE COUPON EFFECTIVE Til CLOSING TUESDAY. AUGUST 1973 AT L-MART ONLY. Ib. GOVERNMENT INSPECTED REGULAR AND ALL BEEF SKINLESS WIENERS pn Mb. pkg. POTATO AND EGG SALAD SHERBO'S 16-oz. cup 69 0 JELLIED SALADS FRUIT AND VEGETABLE -FOUR VARIETIES SHERBO'S 12-ox. cup...... CARl BUDDIG SLICED MEATS GOVERNMENT INSPECTED SMOKED BEEF CORNED BEEF SMOKED HAM SMOKED TURKEY i. pkg..... 0 2025 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE 'COLLEGE MALL' 324 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE 420 6th STREET SOUTH 'DOWNTOWN'