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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, Auguit 21, 1970- CIRCUS IN TOWN MONDAY AND TUESDAY Only one of the 23 spectacular acts In the world famous Gatti- Charles Circus which the Lethbridge Gyro Club will spon- sor at the exhibition grounds Monday and Tuesday is this performing elephants group. Two performances daily at p.m. and 8 p.m. will give kids and parents an oppor- tunity to see the elephants, plus and trap- eze acts- Special family tickets are available at the box office and 250 kiddies' tickets are being given away by a local supermarket. Waterton Lakes Leases Involved Meeting On Court Ruling Aug. 26 A meeting with Hocky Moun tain MP Allen Sulatycky to fill the wishes of the Canadian Supreme Court judge who up- held an appeal by Waterton Lakes residents and business- Engineers Review Bids Following a meeting with city engineers, consulting en- gineers Underwood McLellan and Associates will again be going over tenders submitted for the city's secondary sewage treatment facilities. Total cost of the project had been estimated by the consul- tants at million but when tenders were opened recently it was indicated the cost could exceed ?4 milling A report on the high tenders is expected to be given to coun- cil Monday. Pipeline tenders which were opened this week are being studied and a report fa expected to be ready for the Sept. 8 meeting of council. Ask About The NEW JNViSiBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS MULTIL'JX) men to forego setting up a crown corporation for contro of park leases has been set for Aug. 26. EmaiwrJ Cohen, president o: the Wateton Lakes Chamber of Commerce, said the meeting will discuss the decision of the judge. "Under the ruling, the olc leases, which park resi- dents and businessmen hac held, are still valid and renew- able as outlined in the original lease. "Mr. Sulatycky will give us the government standpoint on the issue." Mr. Cohen said all visitors, park residents, cottage owners and businessmen are encour- aged to attend this important meeting. Also to be discussed at the meeting is the practice of re- moving fresh water shrimp from Waterton Lake. Fresh water shrimp are be- Apple Campaign This year's objective is 000. The chairman of the cam- paign committee is Ed Brun- ner. Baskets of fancy Mclntosh apples will be offered at >er basket. Residents not wish- ing apples may make a dona- tion to the club to assist in its community service work. ing taken out of Waterton Lake and being shipped to Utah to be stocked in lakes throughout the western United States. Ottawa has given approval to the scheme, in apparent con- travention of the National Parks Act. Mi-. Cohen said the meeting will try to come to some deci- sion on the matter. The meeting will also review the proposed Kishenine Provin- cial Park for the Kishenine Val- ley. Mr. Cohen said the Waterton chamber is in favor of a prop- osition that the area be set up as a Federal National Park and will ask Mr. Sulatycky to get in touch with British Co- lumbia officials to determine the feasibility of such a project. Horticulture Show Today Judging of vegetable, fruit and flower displays began this afternoon at the exhibition grounds in the annual city hor- ticultural show sponsored by Northern Bus Takes Over Callow Coach Northern Bus Lines Ltd. an- nounced plans this morning to refurbish and take over the op- eration of the Callow Coach this fall. The coach is used to trans- port Lethbridge handicapped to meetings and plea- sure outings. Use of the coach by the landicapped was sponsored by he Lakeview Lion's Club for Jiree years. The sponsorship lad to be discontinued last fear because of lack of funds. Lethbridge Horticultural Society. Entries, displayed under the grandstand, will remain open to the public to 9 p.m. today and Saturday. The two-day event will in- clude presentation of the Gar- dener of the Year award at 7 p.m. today, with other awards being given out Saturday at 8 p.m. Traffic Detour Traffic using North Parksid Drive between 28th and 29t Streets will have to detour along 6th Ave, S. for the nex few days while crews rebuil is north half of the road. A complete rebuilding of th road is planned. How long i will take depends partly o what crews find under the as- phalt. SELECTION SERVICE DOWNTOWN FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL 51 STORES AND SERVICES r THE DOWNTOWN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOCIATION TO SAVINGS AT THE FOLLOWING DBA STORES John Black's Men's Wear Marquis Flower Shop Don Wilson's Junior's Shop Imperial Women's Wear Albert's Men's Apparel Princeton Shop Jordans Rugs Ealons Baker Appliances McGulre's Men's Wear National Department Storo Sweet Sixteen Classic Coiffures and Bouliquo Capitol Furniture Fraser Fabrics Sterling Shoes Marauis Hotel Lethbridge Hole! Camm's Shoes Doug's Music and Sports Alexandra Hotel Elna-Whito Sewing Centre John Forrest Color Centre Baird's Leather Goods Tho Cqsmotiauo Kihon's Wholesale ltd. Farmer Stockman Supply Heintzman and Co, The Harmony House Dallas Hotel Viking Men's Hairstyling Stan's Men's Wear McCready-Baines Pharmacy Herb's Western Wear The Primrose Shop Beslway TV and Appliances Frank Walker's Men's Clothes Avenue Shoes Draffin's Drugs Canada Safeway Ltd. Hovt's Fraches Flowers Raworth Joe Green's Shoe Store Foster's Jewellery Benefit Shoes Fay's Apparel Canadian Furriers Sandy's Jewellery Maranio's Shoes Circus Funds To Be Used For Fountain Proceeds from the Gyro Cir- cus to be held at the Leth- bridge exhibition grounds Aug. 24 to 25 will go towards a fund which will see the development of a fountain at Henderson Lake within the next three years. Pat Wester, public relations director for the Gyro Clubs said Tuesday this is to be a major project and. while it will be costly, it will "complement" the attractive qualities of the entire Henderson Park area. The circus, which is being brought to the city by the local Gyro Club, is directed by Getti-Charles. There will be two performances daily at p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets may be obtained at ticket offices on the grounds. Consumption Noiv Slackening Irrigation Mains Taxed It's been a hoi, dry summer. Bearing testimony to this is Les Toth of the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District. "The Oklman River is getting pretty low, and water mains have been taxed to capacity all year round." Keho Lake and river reser- voirs, supplying the LNID, are having more water taken out than is put back in, according to Mr. Toth. He expects some slackening in water ccaisump- tion during September as grain crops are taken off and only sugar beets and some vegeta- bles remain. Slightly better off than the LNID is the St. Mary River Irrigation District. Manager Jake TMessen feels 1970 will go down as a record or near record year for water consumption, but reservoirs in the SMRID are holding up well, according to Mr. Thiessen, and no problems are expected in completing irrigation commit- ments. The SMRID also looks 'or a drop in water consump ion with the advance of harv- est, and watering should be confined to sugar beets and ve- getables before too much long- er. The Taber Irrigation District s also in fairly good shape, ac- cording to manager Ken Ander- son. "We are still using a lot of water, and are running near capacity, but districts are get- ting probably 30 per cent better utilization of water resources if many sprinkler irrigation sys- ems are preiSent in the area." Sprinkler systems give better and more uniform coverage nan flood irrigation, and use ess water.) The TID also expects the 1970 crop year to be a record or lose to record year for water usage. Lethbridge weather office rec- irds the area has had much tier years than 1970, and longer leriods of drought, but it was a dry year, with only .83 inches of precipitation falling in he past two months. In June, armers received the "million ollar" rain of the whole year, when 3.73 inches fell for the 5 month. Meanwhile, crop reports from nearly all areas in south-> em Alburta are favorable anc indicate harvest is progressing 1 well. The Claresholm area should produce above average crop yields, according to Alberta Wheat Pod agents in the district. All the winter wheat is off, and a good portion of barley and oats. Some wheat and flax has been swathed. Cardston reports "real good" crops, with yields down slightly but quality remaining excellent. The winter wheat is all harvested, some barley and oats, and nearly one third of the area is swathed. spring wheat is expected t begin within two weeks. Taber and points south clain yields will be about averag this year, but again with gooi quality. Agents estimate swath ing is 65 io 70 per cent com pletcd, with (juite a lot of bar ley, oats and spring whea being combined. Break-Ins Investigated City police reported two break-ins overnight Thursday Thieves gaired entry into Royalite Service Centre at riverbottom, by breaking a window. They made off with approximately worth oi cigarettes and tools. Gergely's Glass, 327 13th St. N. was also broken-into and a man arrested when found on the premises. Walter William Ter-nowsky 328 13 St. N., will appear in court today on charges of break and entry. 'Oivn Thing' Toniglit In Yates The rock musical Your Own Thing begins four public performances tonight at 8 at the Yates Memorial Centre. A student summer production sponsored by Lethbridge Musical. Theatre, Your Own Thing is directed by Lee Drew and includes in its nine principals Mr. Drew as Sebastian, Kim Drew as Viola, Ellyn Mells as Olivia and Al Janzen as Orson. The show, an off-Broadway Favorite, features rock music, slides, dancing and a plot derived from Shakespear's comedy, Twelfth Night. Tickets are available at the Yates box office. The show runs tonight, Saturday, and Aug. 29 and They Last! 1970 TOYOTA COROLLAS TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE Located a) General Farm Supplies Coutts Highway Phone 327-3165 PIANO LESSONS FOR BEGINNERS and EARLY GRADES. 15th Street South Phone Think a bit about Alberta. Think a bit about'Blue'. ;