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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta SPECIAL EXCURSION FARES CALGARY LAS VEGAS 153.M RTN. CALGARY LOS ANOELIS 171.90 RTN. CALGARY PHOENIX 187.17 RTN. tax alwvt ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VHLAGB MALL PHONI 321-3901 The LetMnidge Herald 9BOOND August PAGES 15 TO 26 urriVB rvnmivnc LIU. lowtr 7th SlrMt Shopping Mall Alberta Phone 321-7411 HOME AND OFFia SAFES Waterton hotel still high-brow By ANDY OGLE Herald Staff Writer WATERTON It's been called a cross between a big pagoda and a Swiss chalet. The advertising brochures speak of old world elegance and chamber music is play- ed in the main hall during the supper hour. Percned on a low-browed hill overlooking Waterton townsite and the main lake that stretches down into the United the Prince of Wales Hotel retains a high- brow flavor all its own. While no longer catering strictly to the upper class as it did in an era when only the monied-few could afford such the built in bears an unpreten- tious yet persuasive atmos- phere that demands a jacket and tie for dinner. According to old stories the construction of the many-gab- led hotel by the Great North- ern Railway was something of an adventure. During construction an 85 mile per hour wind swept the hill leading one contractor to say that the fact there is a hotel on the hill is not as re- markable as the fact there is a hill on which to put the ho- tel. The framework of the structure apparently was pushed eight inches off cen- tre by the gales and the har- ried contractors used horse- drawn winches to bring it back witliin four inches and that's where it was left. Present manager of the 62- room Lorenzo Richards had no trouble believing this story. say when the wind blows this is the only hotel in the country with whitecaps in the Mr. who was In the hotel business in the Crowsnest Pass for 34 years before taking the Prince of Certified Dental Mechanic ICLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MMHCAL DENTAL BLDG. Lowtr level PHONE 327-2822 Bo sure to attend THE 9th ANNUAL EAST LETHBRIDGE ROTARY CLUB HORSE SHOW Sat. Aug. 25 2 SHOWS DAILY and p.m. FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322 6th St. S. Phone 327-5747 Wales managership this sum- says architects who va- cation at the hotel are al- ways fascinated by it. An article in a 1928 tourist promotion magazine put out by the Great Northern Rail- way describes the hotel this entire building with its high-pitched roofs and its heavy hewn beams and balustraded bal- conies peculiar to Swiss type of architecture adds charm to its lovely alpine The which was sent to Mr. Richards by a also lists 1928 room prices at They now range from to S36 for one person and to for two. The hotel is now owned and operated by Glacier Park Inc. which runs a string of hotels and a transportation conces- sion in Glacier Park and most of the Prince of Wales guests are Americans on company-operated tours. A majority of the hotel's staff of 90 are who live in three dorms just down the hill from the hotel. They are from all parts of Canada and were hired from a stack of applications two inches thick. The hotel opened this year June 14 and shuts down after the Labor Day weekend. Bumper crops expected mfc Stately Prince of Wales two views of the familiar structure ART STUDIO ON FIFTH AVENUE ART GALLERY ARTISTIC PICTURE FRAMING SINCE 1958 710-SAVE UETMHUOCE-AITA HEINO DEEKEN Manager Saturday Sunday DINE DANCE THIS WEEK FEATURING TEMPO WESTW1NDS DINING ROOM to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE phone 328-7756 for Reservations FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH 10am.to2p.nrL Live Dinner Music from 6 to 8p.m. menu it lestaulattt 'Pass fires under control BLAIRMORE Lightning late Wednesday started sev- eral forest fires in the Iron- stone lookout area about seven miles south of Blair- more. Jim chief forest ranger in the Crowsnest Pass section of the sprawling Bow Forest said today three fires started on the Al- berta side of the border. An- other six forest fires were ignited by lightning on the B.C. side. ASTRO REALTY LTD. we told a home let us yourt. PHONE 378-7748 E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX DENTAL LAB ITD. 204 Medical Dental Phone 327-6565 All these fires are under control. Three B-2G water each carrying about gallons of water and fire re- worked over fires to- day. The water bombers are based at Calgary. Drunk picks wrong roof Lundhreck man chose the wrong roof to stand on early Wednesday morning and received a day in for public intoxication in pro- vincial court Wednesday. City police said Joseph 959 8 St. an off- duty police heard a noise on his roof shortly after he completed his 4 to midnight shift Tuesday. He found Grant Leslie standing on his apparently intoxicated. Two spot totalling two in the area south of Blairmore are out. Another about H4 acres in is under con- trol. Arrangements have been completed at Lethbridge for replenishing the bombers. A based here. Is also in use. It is transporting men and equipment to the fire area. The helicopter is equipped with a Sixteen trained firefighters were controlling a blaze in the Burnaby south of Blairmore. Poultry feed harvest to stabilize egg prices By RIC SW1HART Herald Staff Writer The almost weekly upward spiralling price of eggs can be expected to level off soon with the pending harvest of bumper crops of poultry feed according to the president of the Canadian Producers Council. Dick Clemis of Purple recently elected pres- ident of the council which represents all egg producers in claims the high price of protein supplements for poultry feed is causing the rising price of egg and poultry products. The soybean crop in tne United States and the hope is for price re- he said. But only time will tell how much impact the crop will have on the price picture. Mr. Clemis said the price factor attributed to wheat and barley com- pared to the protein input to feed costs. wouldn't mind paying more for wheat and barley because that would help the he said. The price to producers jumped three cents a dozen this bringing the price received for Grade A extra large eggs to 67 cents in Lethbridge. At this the retail stores are paying 73 to 76 cents a dozen in loose pack trays and 76 to 79 cents a dozen for eggs in cartons. The consumer price ranges from 84 to 86 cents a dozen for grade A extra large. The price paid to producers for similar eggs in Lethbridge July 26 was 61 cents a dozen. Through an agreement with the Alberta Egg and Fowl Marketing producers in the south receive ona cent per dozen less than produc- ers in the rest of the province. Mr. Clemis said since the Implementation of the nation- al egg marketing plan under the Canada Egg Market- ing the move- ment of eggs has been well regulated in Canada. He said Manitoba and On- tario are still over-producing their share of the national re- quirements but with a short- age of eggs in the the extra production Is being taken care of. Mr. Clemis predicted that within one the full im- pact of national supply man- agement will be fett and the egg industry will operate with- out the controversy which has BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Ph. 32M372 2716 12Ave. S. Beat The ADMIRAL B.T.U. AIR CONDITIONERS While They Last LETHBRIDGE APPLIANCES 905 3rd Avenue South Phont 327-4456 DR. R. S. OPTOMETRIST 314 8th Street South APPOINTMENTS PHONE AIR VAC 1811 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 328-0286 Power furnace cleaning COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 HELP PROTECT YOURFAMHY FROM INTRUDERS. BUYA Our Volvo sedans have energy-absorbing rears and anti- intrusion aide and six steel pillars holding up their roofs. To feel secure on the drive a Volvo. DIAL VOLVO SHORT STOP AUTO LTD. Cor. 6th Ave. and 6th St. S. 3284586 surrounded the Jnterprovin- cial egg price wars and sup- ply dumping charges. As president of the Cana- dian Egg Procurers Mr. Clemis will attend the annual meeting of the Inter- national Egg Commission in Sweden early next month. Mr. Clemis said the possi- bility of active trade between member countries in Africa and Australia will be evaluated along with the possible role Canada can play within the organization. Hospital surplus turns to deficit A surplus of shown by the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital to July 31 will likely become a ad- ministrator A. A. Andreachuk told members of the Leth- bridge Municipal and Auxil- iary Hospital and Nursing Home District Board Thurs- day. surpluses shewn are not representative of the true expenditures for the per- iod since two major employ- ee groups have not received retroactive pay from April Mr. Andreachuk told the monthly meeting. the assumption that these increases will average 10 per the def- Municipal Hospital would he added. The Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital is in the same po- showing 31 surplus of after retroactive payments this would drop to a surplus of For the same period Southland Nursing Home showed a surplus of the Southland Nursing Home does not have retroactive pay for the per- iod April to negotiations for the staff will begin Oct. and increased expenditure will be generated for the last quarter of Mr. Andrea- chuck said. Magrath Dr. work planned Only one lane of traffic southbound will be open on Mayor Magrath Drive from approximately 3rd Avenue to 6th Avenue S. for at least the next two weeks and pos- sibly for as long as five weeks. The city is doing drainage work and will repave the street during that time. An engineering depart ment spokesman says the 3rd Ave- nue and Mayor Magrath Drive intersection will also have to be closed probably during a weekend. He said the timing of work on the intersection has not yet been determined but no- tice of the closure will be is- sued a week ahead of time. The intersection is one of the busiest in the city. The summer paving pro- gram is nearly complete. With the resurfacing of a number of downtown streets the only major work left is on Mayor Magrath Drive. Repair work will have to done however on 9th Avenua N. for about two bloclcs east of 28th Street. SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC MECHANIC Bldg. 272 5th S. Phone 328-40A5 RETIREMENT SALE off Open stock and 5-pce. place INTERNATIONAL DEEP SILVERPLATE LAUREL MIST TRIUMPH WAKEFIELD 5-pce. pi. setting Limited quantitiei Don't out on this Opportunity Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN UNIROVAL ZETA Steel Belted Mileage Guaranteed Tires ZETA RADIAL Ironclad Guarantee ks Pii I MILES MORE HAZARD PROTECTION' MORE CAR CONTROL I MORE TRACTION' AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS. 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