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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THl LFTIIBKIDCE HERALD Snlurdny, Auouil 17, 1973------------ Druggists EDMONTON' (CT) ll'C Canadian Plmrmamitical As- sociation announced its support here for legislation allowing driiryb'ts In sLibslLUite one hnHui of a Government scientists arc not doing as good a job of hail control as private contractors, a legislative committee hearing on crop insurar.ee and weather modification was told here, Jim Bishop, an area farmer and advocate of weather con- trol, said a hail-suppression program by Dr. Patrick Krick of the Alberta weather modifi- cation co-op cut hail losses in one area during the last 15 years. But the Krick organization has not given the job of hail control in Alberta because of the government's "bureau- cratic bins" which, he said, is a "direct Import from the United States." Francis Olson, a Drumhcltcr, Alta., farmer told the commit- tee private hail suppression techniques used in Oklahoma proved more effective than those of the government bu- reau of reclamation. He urged the committee to consider an approach to hail in- surance that would "give the farmer a great deal more for his insurance dollar.1' Adoption of the Krick tech- niques would allow the estab- lishment of hail insurance pre- miums at one-sixth their pres- ent cost, he said. Favors U.S. TV channel EDMONTON ICP) Alberta Utilities Minister 1-en Werry said licre be gives more prior- ity to an additional American television channel than lo es- tablishment of a (bird Cana- dian television outlet in lid monton. lie was commenting in an in- terview on implications to ibc Canadian Radio Television for addi'tionai television channels in Alberta. One application asks for other U.S. channel and the olh- want.s a third Canadian clevision station in Edmonton. He commenting in ar itcrview on applications to the Canadian Radio Television '-ommission for additional tclc- rision channels in Alberta. One application asks for another J.S. channel and the other vants a Lbird Canadian tele ision station in Edmonton. Earlier this summer, Glo ial Communications Ltd. Toronto was given permission by the CRTC to set up a thir< TV network In Canada. CHQT jroadcasting of Edmonton bas entered negotiations for Glo- ral's Kdmnnton outlet. Mr. Werry said the Altarta government intended Lo see! ull control over licensing cable television. He predictec :hat both Canadian network experience severe financia difficulties within tbe next fiv< to 10 years. d but heavy spraying Is being lone in Ihe east. Cliff Barrett, pest-control pceialisL for Ihe agriculture cpartmenl, said aircraft were till working in the Wynyard ca where acres have nl- eady done. There was ome spraying still lo be done n Ihe Meadow Lake area of lorlhcrn Saskatchewan where ,000 acres have already lone. About pounds of Lan- nate has been sold and a furtb er pounds has arrived. Agriculture Minister Jack lesser said the price of tbe chemical to distributers is pound and the resale price cannot lie more than It was estimated dial 10 pel cent of the 2.5-million acre crop was lost to (he worms last year and that farm, ers used pounds of Lan nate at a cast of more (ban The province about a third of that cost but no such rebate is contemplated this year. MAUD TO KSTIMATK In Alberta, meanwhile, 160, 000 acres have been sprayed to date compared with a total of acres last year. "It's hard to estimate )ust how much we've used but we've got another pounds coming in by said Joe Gurba, spokesman for tbe agri- culture department's plant in- dustry division, when asked bow much Lannate bad been used. "The Infestation Is consider- ably more widespread than lat he said, explaining that the worms are in two re- gions they didn't hit last year Ihe northwest and the south-1 east. "Everybody's watching the situation closely. Some of the infestations fizzled out and oth- ers wbich didn't look like they'd survive, have developed very quickly. "We're dealing now with 30 counties, about half the munici- clitics in Hie province." Some infestations especial- ly in Wainwright, Vermilion iis'er, Flagstaff, Minluirn and Heaver counties of central Al- berta arc up lo 300-330 worms a square ynrd. Tlio cost of spraying an acre, Mr. Gurba said, is for the -annale ami for the air- craft. J.a.sl year, the provincial gov- ernment graritcd farmers an acre to help cover the cost of spraying but this year there will he no direct payment be- cause the infestation was ex- pected. Compensation will lie avail- however, in cases where re-spraying is necessary be- cause of rnin after the first treatment or because of lack of effect. Dupont lirts agreed to pick up thiid of Ifie bill for rcspray- g while the province will pick up fiO per cent of Ihe remainder and the county will pay rest. About 30 aircraft nre In usi throughout SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT TOLLESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEL Construction Co. ltd. PHONE k 328-2702-327-3610 EVEN If you don't play tennis, you should see the new Lethbridgo Tennis Court TOLLESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEL CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD. PHONE 328-2702 327-3610 Boy killed Alta. Waller Luke Ruit, 9, of Uiis farming district died here when Ihe tractor he operating on his father's farm overturned and crushed him. Enjoy the Summer Scenery! Enroll in THE LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FAMILY TRAIL RIDING Enjoy a trail ride through the coulees Experience tha excitement of a wiener roost around an open Fire. PLAN NOW TO ATTEND AT LEAST ONE OF THESE TRAIL RIDES Time: lo p.m. Monday to Friday August 21st to September 1st Fee: hone, per evening ALSO LADIES' TRAIL RIDING and INSTRUCTION Times: to a.m. SECTION A Auguit 21st to August 25lh SECTION B Augjsf 28th to September 1st Fee: SIStOO P0r pflrion For further Information conlnct School of Continuing Education Lcthbridge Community College PHONE 327-2141 EXTENSION 228 Opening New Horizons LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE School of Continuing Education JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL UPGRADING ENGLISH BO _ MATHEMATICS 80 SCIENCE 80 Thii icrlei of coujiei [s designed lo give the adult who lacki a junior hrgh jchool diploma the neceiiory background lo enter the Adult High School Program. 10 Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Sept. 6 TIME: to p.m. FEE: 37.50 PER UNIT oil neceuary textt and warkbaaki) HIGH SCHOOL PREPARATORY BIOLOGY and Thuriday CHEMISTRY 120-Monday and Wednolda.' ENGLISH 120-Tuesday and Thundov FRENCH 120-Monday and Wedneiday MATHEMATICS 1 and Wedneidoy MATHEMATICS 120-Monday and Wodneidoy PHYSICS and Thunday FEE 37.50 PER COURSI HIGH SCHOOL MATRICULATION BIOLOGY 130-Monday and Wedneiday CHEMISTRY and Thunday ENGLISH 130-Tunday and Ihundoy FRENCH 130-Tueiday and Thunday MATHEMATICS T30-Monday and Wedneiday MATHEMATICS 131-Tueiday and Thunday PHYSICS ISO-Monday and Wedneiday SOCIAL STUDIES-Monday and Wedneiday FEE 37.50 PEfl COURSE claucs operole evening! per wecV 01 In- dicated on The ichedule lo p.m. DATE: Claisel begin Wednesday, Senfemhor A1h or Thuri- doy, September 7rh, 1972 nnrf end Monday, December 18th or Tueiday, Decem- ber 19th Courses labelled 110 are equivalent Fo grade X level Counei labelled 120 ore equivalent to rjrode XI level Courses labelled 130 ore equivalent To grade XII level for further Information contact School of Continuing Education Lethbridge Community College LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Telephone 327-2141 MAO WHEEL ET-MAGS ET I 14x6.75 Doik ,pnM ET IV 14x6.75 Alumin.....01Itll tl IV Aluminum -lolled t I IV Aluminum llolled ET IV 15x8.5 t f IV 15X10 Aluminum llolled (Unilugs are extra) Each 25 TIRE SALE GOODYEAR CUSTOM GT POLYGIASS WHITE LETTERING TIRES Each Tire Size F6Q-14 G60-14 F60-15 ,M.m, G60-15 F70-14 (Bi.mi G70-14 Tread Width List 70.50 FREE INSTALLATION and FREE BALANCING WITH the PURCHASE of BOTH MAGS and TIRES. 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