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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta SPECIAL EXCURSION FARES CALGARY LAS VEGAS 1S3.84 RTN. CALGARY LOS ANGELES 171 90 RTN CALGARY PHOENIX 187.17 RTN. tax to abovt ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The Lethbrldge Herald SBOOND SBCnOP August PAGES 13 TO 24 Uwtr 7lh Stritl Shopping Mall Alberta 328-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES Annual garden show set The 51st annual Leth- bridge and district Horticul- tural Society garden show will be held at the exhibition pavilion this weekend. The show will open at 7 p.m. Saturday with an ad- dress by Medicine Hat Bert Hargraves. Highlighting the show will be competition' open to adult members of the society in which fresh plants and flowers including African dah- will be dis- played. There will also be a chil- dren's section with competi- tion in two vegetables and and displays by local businesses and organiza- tions. There will be displays by Sunrise Canad i a n Western Lethbridge Research Sta- Lethbridge Florists As- city depart- Sick's Lethbridge Bre- and the Japanese Gar- den Society. Doors open at 3 p.m. Sat- urday and exhibitors must bring their flowers and pro- duce to the pavilion before noon Saturday for judging. A banquet will be held up- stairs at the pavilion at 5 p.m. for members of the so- ciety and guests. doors open at 11 a.m. and at 2 p.m. entertain- ment will be provided by Anne Campbell Singers. trophies and rib- bons will be presented at 4 p.m. Draw for a door prize will follow. Transportation will be pro- vided for senior citizens at l p.m. from the Golden Acre the Blue Sky Lodge and Green Acrifes Lodge. Certified Dental MMMMIIC CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LABfl MEDICAL DENTAL BLOC. Lower Level PHONE 327-2832 Be sure to attend the Lethbridge and District Horticultural Society's ANNUAL SHOW LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION See the Lethbridge Florist Association PRAGUE'S FLOWER. SHOP 322-6th Street S. Phone 327-5747 Students repair houses Forty eight houses used for migrant laborers work- ing in Southern Alberta sugar beet fields have been painted and upgraded through a Stu- dent Temporary Employment Program. Initiated May 14 and sched- uled for completion Aug. the program will have cov- ered 37 farms from Leth- bridge to Bow Island. Established through the Al- berta Department of Agricul- the program employed Ult ftRT STUDIO ON FlCTM AVENUE ART GALLERY ARTISTIC PICTURE FRAMING V SINCE 1958 710-5 AVE S UETHBRIDCE-AITA HEINO DEEKEN Manager Saturday Sunday DINE DANCE THIS WEEK FEATURING THE 4 DIAMONDS weSTWINDS DINING ROOM to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE phone 328-7756 for Reservations FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 am. to 2p.m. Live Dinner Music from 6 to 8p.m. I famil y 14 high college and university paint- one cook and a supervi- sor. Wages for the which averaged about each for the were paid by the government as a form of assistance for the farmers. For the benefit of the the farmers were required to supply all material and equipment for their particular job. Daryl supervisor for the paint said res- ponse from farmers to such a program has been favor- Pensioners plan trip The Original Pensioners and Senior Citizens Society is planning a bus trip to Cal- gary Aug. to visit St. George's Island and the Horseman's Hall of Fame. Interested members are asked to phone 328-2971 or 327-6994. The return fare to Calgary is and the bus will leave the Civic Centre at 8 a.m. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom I retaliations Ph. 2716 12 Ave. S. E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental BMf. 327-o565 able for the second year. Last year a different crew was employed to beautify farm- steads adjoining the highway 'between Edmonton and Cal- In addition to painting the crews demolished 25 including gran- barns and neglected houses. The houses torn down had caused concern for farmers and the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers Association because some sugar beet laborers had been living in them without farmers' knowledge or per- mission. The poor repair of these because of a lack of farm use and 'the resulting skid road living conditions for the been cri- ticized by the public. Response to the program was all said Mr. Darl- ing. In the time the crew has been in Southern an- other 43 farmers from Pic- ture Butte to Vauxhall have called the Agricultural power office seeking partici- pation in the program. At of the far- mers weren't too sure about the program this year and some were just too busy to said Mr. Dar- ling. Gil a field man for the manpower office and Walter chairman of the labor committee of the sugar beet growers associa- tion have both expressed hope that the program will be con- tinued next year. Mr. Darling said no plans have been drawn up for 1974 with the response from the farming commim i t chances of another program are good. Research harvest Technicians at the Lethbridge Research Station were busy trimming research making sure they were proper to ensure accurate test results Wednesday. Many other plots have been swathed and the harvest of crops was to begin today. The combine above is working on a continuous rotation test strip which has had a crop grown on it every year since 1906. July weather drier than 1972 Lethbridge weather was sunnier and last month than dur- ing the corresponding month of according to tfoe monthly meteorological sum- mary. July's mean temperature of 66.8 degrees compares with 60.9 degrees the previous year. There were 1.37 inches of precipitation compared with 2.48 inches during 1972. The mean wind speed of 9.1 miles an hour com- pares with 8.3 miles an hour one year ago. The 394.5 hours of sunshine supassed the 283.9 hours of sunshine the year earlier. The mean temprature of 66.8 degrees was .9 degrees above normal. There were 15 days in July when the maxi- mum temperature was above 80 10 days when the temperature was 85 or high- er and 4 days when the temp- erature was above 90. The 394.5 hours of sunshine during July bettered the 30- year average by 50 hours. The 1.37 inches of precipita- tion compares with the 30- year average of 1.77 inches. The lowest temperature was recorded on July 8 when the temperature dropped to 43 degrees. The record low for the month is 33.5 degrees in 1910. July's high temperature of 102.6 on July 10 exceeded the previous high of 102.4 on July I960. ASTRO REALTY LTD. we sold a home let us yourt. PHONE 328-7748 SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HANZEL SHOE REPAIR 317 7th STREET SOUTH Beat The ADMIRAL B.T.U. AIR CONDITIONERS While They Last LETHBRIDGE APPLIANCES 90S 3rd South YOUR BUSINESS ASSOCIATES KNOW THE THREE SISTERS MOTEL IS THE BEST ACCOMMODATION IN THE CROWSNESTI DO 3 jffiotel COLOR TV FREE LOCAL TO CALLS D.D. PHONES ICE NEWSPAPER FERNIE'S NEWEST RESTAURANT ADJACENT DECERVE EEDMIE 493.443ft 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 Area irrigation improvement plan extended The LetKb'ridge Northern Irrigation District has extended its five-year improvement program to 1C years because of unexpectedly low government grants. 1-------------------------------- original five-year plan has become a 10- TVffin fTlliltV year district man- in ail guiuy agerRickRosssaidWed. of holdup A Lethbridge man who Monday pleaded guilty to 12 charges of break and enter pleaded guilty in provincial court Wednesday to a charge of armed robbery. Terry Lee 537 16th St. was charged by Calgary City Police with the Aug. 5 armed robbery of the Sherwood Inn in Calgary. He took at knifepoint. Flint will appear in Leth- bridge Provincial Court Wed- nesday for sentencing on the robbery and burglary charges. A charge of posses- sion of stolen property was withdrawn. Accountant group names executive The Lethbridge chapter of the Society of Registered In- dustrial Accountants appoint- ed its executive at a direc- tors' meeting Aug. 13. George Pennock becomes the RIA chairman. Jean Kay is vice chairman and Les Koyata secretary-treasurer. DeLace Rombough is the liaison chairman between so- ciety and Bernard Dogterom is functions chair- man. Don Walker is in charge of publicity. ager. nesday. were hoping for more provincial and federal grants. money didn't show so we revised it this year. We wers really optimistic in the previous plan but we think we-have the money this The district received about from government in the last five years for repair- ing irrigation works. It is planning to spend million in the next five. Part of the funding will be from the dis- trict's treasury and part from government. The program involves lining irrigation ditches with plastic or concrete to pre- vent seepage ruinous to near- by and relocating ditches. Plans for the next five years for the Lethbridge St. Mary Bow River and Taber irriga- tion districts were approved by the Alberta cabinet this week. By submitting plans for re- habilitating the dis- tricts are not required to pay claims for crop damage from seepage. Taber entered the scheme for the first time this year. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schworfi Bldg. 222 Sih St. S. Phone 328-4095 BAKE YOUR OWN ETCI Just OLD FASHIONED BLUE ENAMEL KNEADING PANS WITH COVER Just the thing for the thrif- ty housewife who loves to bake and beat the high cost of food. AIR VAC 1811 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-0286 Power cleaning Call House 327-5767 DOWNTOWN UNIROYAL ZETA steel Belted Mileage Guaranteed Tires ZETA RADIAL Ironclad Guarantee 40000 MILES MORE HAZARD PROTECTION' MORE CAR CONTROL' MORE AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS. CREDIT HAH AVAILABLE KIRK'S UTHMIDOI _ Irrf Avt. f. 327-59IS 327-470S e ALTA. A301 Mrh Attt PIMM 223-3441 e I.C. MMM Sdft Ltd. ;