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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tlicmdciy, Auguil 19, 1971 Domeier named 7 Rim TLIlNbU Siaff Writer feeling a hille luiiigry? Then lake in the annual IMi- bridgc ,-incl District llorlicultur- al oui'icly Show imilrr (ho E.vhi- S'. ttoii the W. Viney .Memorial trophy for the greatest number of ponils in the vegetable class. Ncilson Sullivan of 133 Mill SL. N. was the winner of Ihc perpetual challenge- trophy do- biiitm grandstand which runs nalixl by the late Gcoige until 10 o'clock tonight. Staecy for the greatest number to eal "f poinls in the Us pood enough lo eal of poinls in the cut [lowers literally! classes and displays. ThiTC are -K classes of yog-' The J. E. Haimanl Memorial ctables and 11 [mil classes I trophy for the most points in among Ihe approximately 250 'be rose classes was a tie be- different classes of eligible pro- ducts, all wailing to be sumed. William Doneier of ffio 12th SI. A S was named winner of the Uthbridgc Herald's Gard- ener oi the year trophy. Winners of the various olher categories have been an- nounced following judging of all Ihe entries which took place Wednesday afternoon. The winner of the Lelh- bridge Herald trophy for tha best arrangement of flowers went to Joyce Ervin of 200G 17th St. N. Ronald Vinev of 526 26th St, tween Charles Bauer of 1071 con- i St. S. and Bcriiice JJiiir oi 2623 22nd Ave. S. The F. Vf. Downer trophy for the must poinls in the glad- iolus section and the Slacy Me- morial Trophy for the highest James Archibald of 2510 15lh Ave. H. The T. I-I. Llewellyn Memor- ial trophy for the most points in the basket and vase section of gladiolus went to Laurence Lar'combe of 1902 14th Ave. S. The Banksian Medal for the exhibitor wmnin the largest to- tal amount of prizemoney went also to Xeilson SuJb'van. Officers in Alberta's correc- tional institutes have reaffirm- ed a decision to strike Aug. 25 if demands for wage increases are not met. They are willing to strike even (hough Attorney-Genera] Edgar Gerhart has threatened to fire anv officer who leaves his job. Bob Donahue, a public velaiions officer with the Al- berta Civil Seivice Association, said Wednesday. Mr. Donahue said the officers are concerned that a "really ugly situation'' could develop in provincial jails if the gov- ernment orders the RCMT or the army to take the place of striking "staff. The Civil Service Association has asked for collective bar- gaining rights for the officers nnd a 4.7 per cent wage in- crease this year. The officers received two-year salary in-1 creases in May following a me- diation board decision. Mr. Gerhart said the de- mands amount to a "crass ulti- matum'' issued when an elec- tion campaign is in progress. A total of 70 officers of the Lelhbridge Correctional Insti- tute met Wednesday night and voiced full support of the as- sociation's grievances. A brief of grievances sub- milted to Mr. Gerhart was read at the meeting. Officers are seeking a retro- active salary increase from Jan. 1, 1971 and a six per cent increase effective Jan. 1, 1972. The current starting salary is 5-170 per month and, after five years, increases to S566 per month. They also want the allow- ance of S3 per day provided to staff members for supervising bush camps (norlhem work camps) raised to S6 per day and classified as a separate bonus. I Other demands include the same rate as their daily hour- Lang, Hinman debate in Cardston political forum Larry Lang, Progressive Con-1 the government actively souglil servative candidate in the itlwm Dul Cardston constituency, said Wednesday Ihe government should get away from Irving lo control agriculture production lo meet the needs of existing markets, and should instead About 70 people attended the which was also address- torum, ed by Cardslon Social Credit candidate E. W. Huur.an. Mr. Lang said the provincial agriculture department should establish a service to communi- cate proper information I'J seek new markets for what the iners so they can become farmer produces. Speaking at a political forum in Cardslon sponsored by Uni- farm, Mr. Lang markets for Alherl said more agricultur- products could be found if market oriented. "We need whole new concept.1; of involvement in he said. He said he favors a national Canadian Wheat Board, but the board m'.i.'.t become more re- sponsive lo protlm-crs. Western C'am'.dhin prcihict'rs should de- mand direct reprr.-i'iitation on Ihe buard, wliich M now con- LrolltiJ by ca.'.leni Canadians. However. Mr. was firm- ly opposed lo Bill C-17G, which rc-nlrols inlcrprovincial marketing of farm products in Canada, describing the propos- ed agency as a "uaDional Czar." He r.llackcd provincial agri- culture minister Henry Ruste UUIU11L: J Iklulc marketing board such as the protest Hinman supports Socred policies Farmers cannot prodiico In addition, specific WINNER Joyce Ervin of Lethbridge won the Lelhbridge Herald frophy for rhe besr arrangement of flowers at the 49lh annual Lethbridge and District Horticultural Society show which closes at the Exhibition grandstand tonight. Admission is ony 50 cents for aduls, chidren are admit led free Conservation for Youth ly pay for any additional work I over eight hours a day while a success' on active firelighting lines. I Officers are currently paid SI.35 for each hour over eight i per day. Their hourly pay dur- ing a normal eight hour shift is S2.61. Reclassificalions in certain areas and sliift differential pay are among Lhc olher main points in demands of Ihe as- sociation members. The program, which con-1 the environment, and because eluded Aug. 18 gave children of the spontaneity of the chil an opportunity lo watch ani- drcn. all nine felt they had mals and plants in their nat-. benefited not only in practical experience but with a personal B> A1JH CALMAX Staff Writer One of the local Opportuni- ties for Youth programs this summer was the Conservation ural environment, for Youth project, organized! "Pai'k Lake was an excellent satisfaction. by nine Lethbridge Community j Miss Fisher said, "and i---------------- i College and University of although Henderson Lake was Lelhbridge students. an artificial environment, it was a kTood example nf a pol- luted atmosphere." Many of the children acled sympathetically to the animals in such contined qnarlers at (be Stcivarl Game Farm, espe- cially during the very hot days whatever they ould like, be- cause some products can't al- ways be sold on Ihe world mar- ket, according lo E. W. Hmir.an, Social Credit candi- date for the Cardstcn riding in the Aug. 30 provincial election. Addressing a political forum in Cardston Wednesday. Mr. Hinman said the provincial government must continue lo search for markets for agricul- tural products, but it is not ad- visable to try to push a prod- uct on the world market at any price. As a result, farmers must try to anticipate what, product will sell. Mr. Hinman noted it is diffi- cult for young people to estab- lish themselves on a farm be- cause of the cost of land, the "cost-price squeeze." and a j shortage of farm labor. j However, he questioned the I wisdom of subsidizing young farmers just to keep them on the land i "Should we give money to i young people to buy land lhal will not he asked rhetorically. Mr. Hinman said the Social Credit government has already done a great deal lo preserve rural hie. Consolidation of j schools, rural electrification and construction of good rural rosds, were three such pro- grams, POLARIZED LENSES POLARIZED LENSES com- plete eliminate annoying glare from water high- vfays and beaches. And now you can have rbcrn in your own pre- scnptionl Drive more safe- lv. See more clearly. Fram- fjf! in our zingy new squares, ovals or o c I a q o n s. Order ihem 308 7th St. S. Phone 327-5949 or 327-3609 run I he Tuesday Premier Harry Strom will speak at a Social Credit rally Tuesday at p.m. in the Civic S'ports Centre. Among the Social Credit can- didates from southern Alberta expected to attend the meeting are Dick Gruenwald, Leth- bridge West; John Anderson, The purpose of Conservation fcr Youth according to Jenni- fer Fisher, one of the group, was "lo instil a new aware- ness of natural environment and heighten the sense of re- sponsibility in children lo their relationships with conserva- tion." Co-ordinated by Paul Blo- gorodow, Ihe nine students con- ducted nature hilces. discussions and camp-outs for the children of the community summer pro- gram day camps and fun clubs. It ivas hoped that the chil- dren could learn to appreciate the interdependence man hss lo nature and that man must lie a part of, not apart from the natural life and death cycle for his own existence. Conservation for Youth was granted by the federal government, of which ffUOO Firefighters explain Ollt'Of The Ldhbridge fire depart- ment did net respond to the when Uie animals didn't have prairie fire on Uie Blood In- miich shade. dian Reserve near Standoff Not much could be leaiitcd: Sunday because not enough in- hv the groups visiting the game j formation was available abcut spraying pressure Ihe supply farm because, except for thc.lhi fire at the time. [would last for only eight miii- rlcfr paddock, the. animals Five Chief Wilf Russell said I enough time to do were in artificial, zoo-like sur-, the Lefhbridgc [ire fighting I much to a prairie fire." equipment is not designed to be used to tight prairie lives. He said the city's pumper trucks have only a 500-galJon w a t e r capacity and under programs were established in- chiding a seed bank, a seed growers' branch and a testing station for fertilization. Mr. Hinman also considered Ilia issues of law and order and "welfarism." He said he opposed permis- siveness, noting that in a dem- ocracy there are effective and legitimate means of protesting. "I favor putting down anar- he said. Forcing welfare statism on people erodes the independent family unit, he said, adding: "Anyone who gets welfare should be willing to do any- thing he can do. and should be required to work." However, anyone legitimate- ly in need should be cared for. Mr. Hinman said the govern- ment should hold more ref- erendums on costly projects, so the people will have a greater voice in how lljeir dollars are spent. Replying to questions, he said he considers a sales tax the fairest [orm of tax, al- though he would support it only if it replaced another tax and did not mean an additional tax burden. Ashed if he favored expan- I sion of Hufterite colonies, he said: "We have to let them set- lie in areas where other poo- pie don't object. We can't stop them. Maybe they will break up some day." j On the right to strike. Mr. J Hinman suggested labor i ccurts, instead of crippling j strikes, as the answer to labor i disputes. He was undecided on the question o[ government-run car insurance, stating it would have to IIG determined if such j a scheme would he less expen- i sive than private insurance. I Hie measure to the federal gov- cnimcnl. Mr. Lang also touched on sev- eral olhcr campaign issues, in- cluding welfare, education costs and local must gel away from the system of inbred welfare. We reed a system of incentives to get people off welfare." He said a Conservative gov- ernment would lake over the dustry and greater autonomy for municipal governments In response lo a question from Ibe floor, Mr. Lang said he is categorically opposed to a sales tax at this time because it is unfair to people on fixed and lew incomes, because it is based on Reed lo buy, not abili- ty to pay, and because it is expensive to collect. He Iredgcd on a question about government-run car in- surance-, stating be had mixed feelings and didn't know enough absul it. Ilis present position, he said, would probably he "opposition, but will) caution." He supported greater free- dcm from party discipline for MLA's so they can vote in ac- cordance with the wishes o( then1 constituents, and prom- ised lo keep in close contact with his constituency if elected in the Aug. 30 elect ion. LOHTEREST MORTGAGE LOANS FROM A COMPANY YOU KNOW B 'mur loiinw.il NOT be lou lw .isMjrcd of fair and IS bonuses. No hidden n Sri.000 or of i our 1 5 ypJil, lo icp.iy E -Ui-hnur MTVKT. HQMEPLaiST PHONE TRADERS GROUP LTD. 328-3348 rcundings. The only difficulties encoun- tered were due to the group! having only one month to ore-' pai'e the program, a problem which could bo solved in the future by starting the planning; in late winter. j In the group's estimation., ity ing children to the problems of f The public ii invited to al- tend. SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS IINED WATER HEATERS S11O INSTALLED Phone people in our proji fcred us resource Miss Fisher said. Several people and schools in Ldlibridse loaned Ihe group fcssil collections, stuffed birds, a collection ami Ei-aphs. The students also had a few live animals and an aquarium. An Open Letter to the Premier Dear Mr. Strom, The olher day you promised Calgary and Ed- monton four new recreational centres each. Now as a ciliien c! Icthbridge that makes me mnd. We've tried without any success lo persuade your Social Credit government to assist us with the development of cul- tural and recreational facilities worthy of this city. Cnlgary and Edmonton got their Jubilee Auditoriums. What did get? When the Lelhbridge Arena wos destroyed by fire earlier this year Ihe City appealed without success to your government for assistance in providing a new Facility for winter sports. The City has had lo go il alone, with the taxpayers paying Ihe shot. Now, with an election to win, you are promising Calgary and Edmonton four complete recreational centres apiece. And what about tclhbridge? Out in the cold again. Time for a change, Mr. Premier. Time for a change. Yours truly, DICK GRAY, Progressive Conservative candidate, lelhbridgo West. Intortod by Iho Prograisivn Consorvalivn Parly of Lelhbririgo Woil. Brooks field dav 27 Water well will it'ork wonders pilot is in saLis- ccwlitjon in Royal Alexandra Hospital in EdmoTi- ton today fallowing a spray- j plane mishap Tuesday, 11 miles I southeast of Alliance. I Maurice Martin of 1307 Lake- side Road, on leave from Time Airways, was spraying Lannr.te on Bertha army worms which IJ.TVC infested contral Alberta rapeseed crops. He was flying for Kinniburpb Air Spray of Springs winch has two planes spraying crops. A Forcstburg RCMP spokes- man said Ihe piano Mr. Mar- lin was flying apparently came Chief Russell said Lhc de- partment received many calls but the exact location and magnitude of the fire could not established. The clu'cf also said the Lellv bridge fire depart ir.ent has re- ciprocal agreem e-nis with many of the district volunteer fire companies and toivns, but none of them requested help, j He said the Blood Indian Ite- j serve and the fire department' have no fire fighting agree- j menf. To ansiver an out-of-city fire call Ihe city fire- fighters must he- able to fix a GOSPEL MEETING 2720 21st Ave. South, Lelhbridge CHURCH OF CHRIST Come hear the BIBLE preached by Mr. John Corfmon of San Diego, Calif. No denominational creeds no doctrines of man- Bring your Bible and a friend. You will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of each lesson. THERE WILL BE NO COLLECTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC EACH EVENING AUG. 22nd 29fh EACH EVENING Transportation will be provided if needed. Phone 328-5781 A field day will be held Fri- day, Aug. 27 at the Allierta lltrticultural Research Centre at Brooks. Tours, demonstrations, films and displays of fruits, vegeta- bles, ornaments and floral ar- rangements will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. A bus will leave from the Lcthbridge provincial adminis- tration huilding, 3rd Ave. and 9th St. at a.m., Aug. A water well driller's dream came true this week for J. R. Mauplun as. he struck an artesian well nvnr a grove of Irees and hit a a flow of 100 gallons per nun- I telephone pole. It crashed in a field. Mr. Mnrlin uus adniitlcd to hcspilal Icr observation for fear IIP had inhaled any whirh is quite toxic and has sent several dozen persons to Prercgistration must IHJ before j the way un." ule. Drilling on (lie ranch of Eamesl Garher a half mile south of Milk finer. Mr. Maughan hit the well at a deplh cf only feel. "It started spewing sand and gravel out Ihe top and ll'en small rocks and finally stones larger than golf halls." he said. "You could hear Ihe rocks bouncing off Ihe rasing all hospital already. Southern Stationers your BACK-TO-SCHOOL HEADQUARTERS Fenturing n complete line of 100 Tuesday, Aug. 2-1, at Ihe Alber- ta department of agriculture office in the same building Cost of the bus fare, lunch and lour is SB.75 per person. HO.MKOWM'.ll GUAM Homeowner grants recrivixl at city hall now total Grants totalling were received Friday, To date the city has submitted in grant applications lo the prov- ince for (Irant money is mailed to within a day or so ot its receipt at city hall. Mr. Garbcr had heen haul- ing water to his callle nil slimmer and now ho plans to use Ihe o.vcess waler for ir- rigation as well a.s for bis cat- tle. Mr. Maughan said he has hit many artesian wells in Ihe 31) jciirs he has been working but flu's is (be larg- est and most exciting. He said it is the largest well in Ihe area although there are very few artesian wells nearby. i, damage There was damage lo two vehicles whic h collided at Ihe intersection ot Ave. and l.ilh SI. S. at 9 p.m. Tuesday. Cars driven by Ilobhy Kuni- molo of Talxr and Randolph Janier of Calgary were in- volved. There were no injnies. Textbooks Coles Notes Scribblers Exercise Boolis Drafting Supplies Pens and Crayons Slide Rules Marking Pens Loose Leaf Binders and Refills CARPET and UNO (Complcto Fron Estimates! No Oblianlionl PHONE 327.8S78 CAPITOL FURNITURE "Thft Cflrpet Mouso of Ihp Soulll" Your Complete Back-to-Schoo! Headquarters 316 St. S. Phone 328-2301 OPEN THURSDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. ;