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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, August 17, 1970 NEIGHBORLY SQUASH Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nelson, 2707 10th Ave. A. S, returned from vacation recently to find three root systems of spring-planted Hubbard Squash taking over their yard, part of their neighbor's yard and their apple tree. One vine had climbed the tree trunk, grown 10 feet up and then produced a squash. Mrs. Nelson said the vines extend about 35 feet into her yard and in places, 10 feet into the yard of the Ernie Worth family. All the present squash weigh about -four pounds but Mrs. Nelson said she will leave them until frost warnings when they should weigh about eight pounds. Tammy Wayling, left, visiting from Govan, Sask. shows the oddity by handling both apples and squash, seemingly from the same tree. Mrs. Nelson, right, said in many years of gardening, she had not seen such wild growth with squash. Local Group's Recording Hits National Top 50 Chart A seven man Lethbridge band, Copasetic Magafus, has hit RPM magazine's top-50 na- tional chart with its first rec- ord, We'll Have It Some Day. The 45-rpm record was re- corded in Calgary at the end of May by the Lethbridge based recording firm, Big Chief Rec- ords. The record was released the first week in July. It stood 48th on the chart last week, the first week it was list- ed by the music magazine. The group, started last Sep- tember, currently plays its rep- ertoire of country, jazz, rock, folk and popular music in Leth- bridge cabarets, high schools and at other entertainment functions. Lethbridge members are Jack Davies, the group's lead- er, on guitar; John Charles, electric bass and vocals; Kevin McKanna, trombone; Russell Hauser, organist and piano; and Brent Sato, alto sax. Corey Tagg of Cardston, on trumpet and Brad Valdez o' Taber, on drums, complete ths group. We'll Have It Some Day, with the flipside, Big Black Buick, is believed to be the first record by a young Leth- bridge group to hit the national popular music chart. It is expected the record will get more radio exposure across Canada because of its placing m the top 50. Etzikom Woman Wins ,000 By JUDI WALKER Staff Writer Mrs. Clara Johnson of Etzi- kom is richer and happier than she was a week ago. She was one of five big win- ners in Alberta's first Canadian Derby Sweepstake held in Ed- monton Aug. 8. Mrs. Johnson, a widow and mother of three grown children, had no trouble deciding what to do with her winnings. "I'm FRAME STYLES FROM AROUND-THE- WORLD going to share it with my chil- she said in a telephone interview. "I've always told them that if I ever won any- thing I would share it with them. I will put the rest of the money into the bank." She said she "just couldn't be- lieve it" when she heard the good news. The only other win she can Fine Douglas Carlton Dyer, 20, of Lakespur, California, was fined in Cardston magistrate's court when he pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of mari- juana. Dyer was arrested by RCMP at the Chief Mountain port of entry Thursday. PROVINCIAL WORKSHOP ORCHESTRA AND CHORALE (OVER 100 MUSICIANS) Yefes Memorial Centre Tuesday, August 18th At p.m. ADULTS STUDENTS 50e Proceeds To Band Uniform Fund remember was a jackpot from a hockey pool. "And that seemed like an awful lot of money." Five other local persons were among the 100 winners in ths Sweepstakes. Each of the five Liska, Lethbridge, Faye Foxall, Coaldale, Ben Hall, Lethbridge, J. C. Montgomery, Lethbridge, and Huby Lester, Lethbridge won Mr. Hall said that although he hadn't yet received official notification of his win he was very happy about it. He said he hasn't decided what to do with his winnings, but added that it really isn't all that much money. "It's more exciting having your name dravm than winning the said Fsye Foxall. Top prize money was won by Lana Sundstrom, Edmonton, M. Florko. Two Hills, Len Stenval, Edmon- ton, Mrs. Clafa John- son, Etzikom, and C. R. Meredith, Edmonton, Federal Aims In Economic Expansion Outlined In Mobile Trailer Presentation Tha aims and objectives of the federal department of re- gional economic expansion were outlined last week for Lethbridge and district res- idents by a slide presentation in a mobile information trailer parked near the downtown area. As outlined in the show, re- gional disparity (the differ- ences in economic growth from region to region) is caused oy a variety of reasons. Chief among them are insufficient resources, lack of industry, poor transportation and inade- quacy of services. The result is invariably a lack of work and low income for the residents of the de- pressed area. The department's approach to the problem of regional dis- parity is two-pronged. It at- tempts to aid in the creation of new job opportunities and also to enable people to take advantage of the opportunities. This requires the co-opera- tion of all levels of govern- ment, organizations in the com- munity and the people involved. The building of new job op- portunities is handled through the incentives grant program, which helps to establish indxis- try in what are termed "des- ignated regions." As these grants are paid only once, the industry must be self- sustaining. It must also be one that would not be able to lo- cate in that particular area without the aid of a grant. The amount of the grant is decided on the basis of the capital cost, the number of jobs created and the over-all effect the new industry will have on the economy. Additional assistance is sometimes provided to the community if the new industry will put a strain on the de- mands for services such as roads and sewers. In this case loans or grants are made available to the prov- ince by the federal government and the community may apply to the province for assistance. In "special areas" a more intensive and comprehensive approach is taken. The depart- ment, in co-operation with other federal agencies and the provincial government, will prepare and implement an over-all development plan. This is done in areas where employment opportunities are exceptionally inadequate. The second prong of the de- partment's attack or regional disparity is to help bring peo- ple in slow-growth areas into the mainstream of economic life. This may involve reloca- tion, obtaining a better educa- tion, or both. It is the responsibility of (he individual to ensure that, with the department's help, he equips himself to take advan- tage of new job opportunities. The slide presentation em- phasized the complexity of re- gional disparity and the flexi- bility of the legislation (the Regional Development Incen- tives Act of 1909) that has been provided to solve it.________ Pre -School Dental Program Reported The pre-school dental pro- gram begun in March by the Lethbridge Health Unit con- tinued until May 14. A total of 476 pre-schoolers were examined from April 1 to May 14, with 257 children re- Pre-School Registration At CCHS Catholic Central High School will hold special pre-registra- tion sessions for its high school students Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week. Grade 10 students will pre- register Aug. 19; Grade 11 stu- dents Aug. 20; and Grade 12 students Aug. 21. Times for all days are 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fine Of 1600 For Possession Of Marijuana A California resident, Thom- as John Mulgrew, was fined and costs in Lethbridge magistrate's court for posses- sion of cannibus resin (mari- He was arrested at the Coutts port of entry Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. when officials found two plpej containing the eannibus resin in a truck Mulgrew was driving. In other court action, Akira Leslie Matsui, 18, Was remand- ed in custody to Aug. 21 for sentencing. Matsui had pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of hash- ish when he appeared in court July 31. He was arrested at a local shopping centre July 2. MEMBERS OF THE NORTH STAR LODGE NO. 4 are asked to meet at the East door of Soufhminsfer United Church prior to the 2 p.m. funeral of the late Brig. Gen. J. S. Stewart NOTICE GENERAL STEWART BR. NO. 4 ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION WILL REMAIN CLOSED until 3 p.m., Tues., Aug. 18th OUT OF RESPECT TO OUR LATE PATRON BRIG.-GEN. J. S. STEWART All veterans are requested to be at Soulhminster Church at p.m., Tues., Aug. 18lh to attend the funeral. BACK-TO-SCHOOL ffijf Quality Dry Cleaning I LADIES' AND GIRLS' PUUN SKIRTS or Ladies' S. S. Plain BLOUSES -25 for LADIES' OR GIRLS' MEN'S OR BOYS- SLACKS Med. and Light Weight SWEATERS MEN'S OR LADIES' 1-25 I fc SPECIALS EFFECTIVE ThiS WEEK ONLY CASH AND CARRY ONLY ON THESE SPECIALS CLEANERS TAILORS Vi BLOCK N. OF YATES CENTRE 317 10th STREET S. ferred to the dentist. Of the 476, 117 were completely free of decay and free of. restora- tions. The Grade 3 Crest program was completed. Some 631 chil- dren were given Crest kits and talks on care of teeth and dem- onstrations of proper tooth- brushing. The summer program com- Two Fires Friday Two minor fire calls were answered by the city fire de- partment Friday. At a.m., the department was summoned to the Woolco Shopping Centre. A fire, which iad broken out in.the incinera- tor room, was already out when 'iremen arrived. The automatic sprinkler sys- tem had quelled the small Dlaze. Damage was minimal. At a.m., firemen an- swered a call to Corvette Cres- cent near the General Stewart School. Apparently children playing war games with a model air- plane, dumped some gasoline on it, and set it on fire. There was no damage or injuries. A neighbor phoned the fire de- partment. menced June 1. Pre-schoolers were encouraged to attend the health unit for an examination. A total of 187 pre-schoolers, ranging from the age of two to six years had their teeth ex- amined, cleaned and painted with fluoride. The pamphlet Fluorides, Fewer Cavities, was given to the mothers attending. The mothers were also advised to obtain fluoride tablets or drops which are available free at the health unit. Youth Orchestra At Yates Tuesday The Alberta Youth Orchestra and Alberta Youth Choir, com- prising students of the provin- cail government's summer mu- sic workshop in Camrose, will appear at the Yates Memorial Centre Tuesday evening. The concert, to start at is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, with proceeds going to the Kiwanis 'Band's uniform fund. The provincial cultural de- velopment branch operates a workshop in Camrose annually, and concludes the agenda by backing a tour by the students, eight of whom this year are from the Lethbridge area. The youth orchestra is con- ducted by George Naylor, former director of music for the band of the Princess Patri- cia's Light Infantry. The youth chorus, an all-girl group, is led by John Pauls, provincial assistant supervisor of music. Also formed from Camrose registrants are a band and mixed chorus, which Thursday will appear in Bow Island at the Senator Gcrshaw High School. Cyclist Hurt A motorcycle-ear intersection collision at a.m. Friday resulted in superficial injuries to Lyle Penrod, of 613 9th Ave. A S. Penrod's motorcycle was In collision with a car driven by John Karewischer, 1814 Lake- hill Crescent, at the corner of 13th St. and 3rd Ave. S. Penrod was treated for leg injuries at St. Michael's hospit- al and released. ACE BUILDING SUPPLIES SPECIALS ROUGH FIR PLYWOOD Per Sheet Per Sheet ROUGH SPRUCE PLYWOOD Per Sheet Per Sheet g.68 2-95 Aspenite Per Sheet 2 ,90 Per Sheet 3 .35 PAINTS latex flat PITTSBURGH PAINTS FENCE PAINT r 95 LATEX or OIL BASE W Per Gallon, Only FENCES and GARAGES We eon supply all the materials you need and can give you a free estimate on the cost to have if built. ACE BUILDING SUPPLIES CORNER OF 5th AVE. AND 24th ST. N. PHONES 328-7084, 328-8644 ;