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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, Auguil 1970 THI UTHMIDGI HEKALD 27 Scare Away Ducks During Harvest ST. ALBERT (CP) Walter Frank stood in his barley field the other day at dusk watch- ing as a black horde of quack- ing grain eaters bore down on his crop. But this night would be dif- ferent, he said. It was the first night due to the "scare" permit he had just received from the Alberta lands and forest department- thai he would be 'able to pro- tect his crop. Just as the thousands of hun- gry ducks approached the crop, two of the farmer's friends fired two volleys from, their 12-gauge pump guns. The ducks circled twice and de- cided to look for other golden pastures without animate scarecrows. All of them left. The men did not shoot to kill. Mr. Frank's farm, about 10 miles north of Edmonton, is one of hundreds that have asked for and received permission to scare away the ducks during the harvest season. But, officials say, once the ducks are in the area it is doubtful whether the main ob- jective, saying the crops, is ever completely accomplished. As the sun sets, the hungry ducks become increasingly bold and finally some land al- most at the feet of the human scarecrows who are firing into the air. 'It is quite likely the biggest service done is to the ducks, said Vic Sigurdson, a fish and wildlife officer. "If it weren't for this little bit of pro-season shooting, activity on opening day would be a slaughter of hungry ducks at close range." In some areas, particularly the Peace River country north- west of Edmonton, lure crops have been set up to attract the ducks and feed them and, farmers hope, keep them from their own crops. Under the lure crop system, the government rents selected fields from farmers, swaths the crops and leaves them strewn in the fields along the decoys. eye- glasses come equipped with flashlight on each side of the frame so wearer needn't grope in the dark. Hie Japan- ese innovation comes with pocket battery case and wir- ing. Farm Products Prices Higher OTTAWA (CP) Farm prod- uct prices rose fractionally in June but remained four per cent below prices prevailing a year earlier, the Dominion Bureau of Statistics reported today. The bureau's index of farm prices of agricultural products, based on 1963 prices equalling 100, was 115.6 in June, com- pared with 115.3 in May and 120.3 in June last year. Prices were lower for live- stock and eggs, but higher for potatoes, the bureau said. The index in June was higher than the May index in all prov- inces but Saskatchewan, where it declined to 90.4 from 90.6. In Saskatchewan, there are six main lure crop areas. Ber- nie Forbes, director of the pro- vincial wildlife branch, said Tuesday "we expect to initiate some more next year." He said in an interview the scheme has been working well. "If the weatherman continues to co-operate, our experience this year with spoiled crops shouldn't be too bad." Pregnant Woman Jailed SASKATOON (CP) A 21- year-old woman who is eight months pregnant was sen- tenced here to two years less a day in prison for her part in a bank robbery. Donna Wendt had pleaded guilty to the robbery of a Sas- katoon branch of ttie Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce on Aug. 10. Judge R. H. King said he was satisfied that the robbery was premeditated and cold-blooded and that Miss Wendt knew what she was doing. This 'Rabbit? Valued At LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Red-Eye looks like an over- grown white rasbit, but this "rabbit" is worth Red-Eye is an albino baby WE.Uaroo, born in June at the Louisville Zoological Gardens to Matilda, a normal, char- coal-grey wallaroo valued at about Dr. Ivo Poglayne, the zoo director here, discovered soon after Matilda arrived here that she was pregnant, ena- bling the zoo to get two walla- roos for the price of one. A wallaroo is a middle-sized kangaroo, and the zoo now has four of males, including Red-Eye, and .two females. Matilda came here frcvi Taronga Park Zoo in Sydney, Australia. Red-Eye is two feet tall, ap- proximately one-third of his adult size. He is weaned and grazes with the adult walla- roos, having left Ms mother's pouch in late July. HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd Ave. 5., Lethbridgo THURSDAY, AUG. 27th SALE STARTS P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE 2-door Continental Fridge; G.E. Cross Top Fridge; Crosley Cross Top Fridge; Coldspot Cross Top Fridge; F.M. Cross Top Fridge; Zenith Cross Top Fridge; Complete bed; 3-Portable TVs; 5-Console model TVs; Electric milk dispenser; Youngstown dishwasher; Frigidaire dish- washer; Zenith automatic washer and dryer; Leonard automatic washer; Inglis automatic dryer; Eureka wringer washer; ranges; 3-Electric ranges; bikes; bikes; Quantity windows and doors, all sizes. Complete toilet; Quantity fruit jars; Singer sewing machine; 3 electric lawn mowers; Barbecue; Sew- ing Cabinet; Electric Lamps; Hot Plates; Radios; Motors; Irons; Mixmaster; Fry Pans; Vacuums; Sump Pump; TV Antennas; Foot stools; Chrome chairs; Six various sizes and color rugs; Quantity new scatter mats; Glad- iron mangle; Kid's Car; Photo Equipment and Cameras; Six boxes shotgun shells; .303 gun; Portable typewriter; Chesterfield and chair; Quantity tires and rims. SPECIALS 1950-HILL1MAN SEDAN 1956-CHEVROLET SEDAN SEDAN 17' HOUSE TRAILER HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. Phone 338-4705 1920 2nd t. AUCTIONEERS KEITH EDDMANN TED NEWIY Lie. No. 41 Lie. No. 458 Get in the Action Hurry to Eaton's for Your Share of the Action for as long as the Quantities Last Back-To-School Values For Young Men And Boys! Casual Slacks For Young Men Regular 10.98 save 3.99. Just what you want for baclc-to-college wear. Perma press slacks styled with low rise, western type .._.! Ir.-.rr, nnrl nvril fabric. Belted waistband. Two hip pockets. Sizes 30 to _ _ pocket and flare bottoms. Tailored from fortre! and avril fabric. Belted waistband. 38 waist. Gold and olive tones. EATON'S ACTION DAYS, pair.............................................. 6 .99 Boys' Ski Jackets Low low priced. Instructor length nylon jackets. Belted and with hidden hood. Storm cuffs, zippered slash pocket, twd-way zipper closure. Trimmed stripeAcross shoulder ond arms. Colours: gold, green and blue. Sizes 8 to 18. Eaton's Action Days, each Boys' Flare Pants In easy to care cotton and nylon perma press corduroy. Styling includes scoop front pocket, deep hip pocket, hook and bar waistband closure with zipper fly front. Smartly styled in the popularflare leg. Colours: navy, whiskey and olive. Eaton's Action Days, each Boys7 Sport Shirts Hurry for this outstanding value. Smart looking sport shirts for back-to-school wear. Perma press 78% cotton and 22% polyester. Solid shades of blue, green or gold in this smartly tailored shirt. Oi79 Sizes 8 to 16. r Eaton's Action Days, each Boot Flare Denim Jeans Biggest seller ever and here's whyl Denim jeans are low rise and feature slim waist to thigh fit, plus all-round belt loops, front western scoop pockets, patch hip and note are diagonal heel-to-toe cut bottoms. Navy only Sizes 7 to 12. f% gO Sizes 14 to IS. Reg. 4.98. Jeg. 5.98. Sale, each Sale, each Summer Coats Regular 13.99 to 19.99 save 1.96 to 8.00. An exciting clearance of Women's summer coats. Included in the selec- tion are all weather styles and fortrel and fine woo.s. Priced to clear because they are In a broken 4 size range. Assorted colours. I I Eaton's Action Days, each Women's Wear, Main Floor Women's Stretch Slims Excellent value in jacquard crimp nylon stretch slims just what you want for everyday casual wear 100% nylon. Permanent press finish and machine washable. Nan shrinkage and little or no ironing required. M Colours: purple, red, brown and green. Sizes 10 fl to 18. Eaton's Action Days, each p Sportswear, Main Floor Nylon Slips An excellent opportunity for you to stock up on a supply of nylon slips at a saving. Built up shoulder straps, lace trim at the neck and hem line. Colours: white, pink, nude, lilac. Nylon tricot. Sizes 34 to 40. Eaton's Action Days, each Lingerie, Main Floor Housecoats Price Regular 17.00 save 8.50. We're clearing out these dandy Honan rayon crepe housecoats at half the regular pricing as a big feature for our action days. Self tie belt, Vt length sleeves, button front. Ruffle at neck line. Assort- td prints. Sizes: small, medium and large. Ai50 Eaton's Action Days, Half-Price, each ft X Women's Wear, Main Floor Boys' Solar Watches Regular 19.95 wve 5.96. Just what ht wonts for back-to-school. 17 jewel incabloc movement. Shock re- sistant and water resistant Gold or chrome coloured case. Sweep hand, luminous hands and markers. Black leather strap. Eaton's Action Days, each Watches, Main Floor Jewellery Price Regular 1.00 to 3.00 save 50e to 1.50. An excellent assortment of costume jewellery priced to clear. Included are coloured necklaces, gold coloured pendants, beaded ropes, pins, bracelets and earrings. i50 Eaton's Action Days, Half-Price, each, or set lt i I Jewellery, Main Floor Girls' Co-Ordinates Regular 9.00 to 18.00 save 3.01 to 6.01. For girls and teens. An excellent opportunity to save on well-known white stag co-ordinates. Included in the selection are dress- es, jumpers, skirtS'and other wearables in gay plaids in as- sorted colours. Sizes 7 to 14 and 8 4 i99 to 14x collectively. Eaton's Action I I Days, One-Third Off to I I Girls' Wear, Main Floor Women's Watches Regular 13.95 save 2.80. Be sure to see these grand Cavatina Timex watches specially priced for Eaton's Action Days. Oval shaped dial with block markers. Malching expansion bracelet. Hurry as the "f t15 quantity is limited. Eaton's Action Days, each "f 1 Watchei, Main Floor Skyline Flatware Regular 11.98 save 4.01. A dandy 26-piece tableware set, service for 6. Consists of 6 each, large teaspoons, dessert forks, dessert spoons, dessert knives with serrated edge. 1 sugar spoon and 1 butler knife. Eaton's Action Days, One-Third Off, set Housewores, Lower Floor 50-Piece Tableware Set Regular. 19.98 save 6.71. A lovely tableware set, ser- vice for 8 Consists of 16 large teaspoons and eight each dessert spoons, salad forks, dessert forks, dessert knives with serrated edge and two tablespoons. tt Oi2l Be prompt for this value. I J Eaton's Action Days, 50-piece set........... Housewares, Lower Floor Corningware Set Regular 8 88 save 1.89. Better be prompt for these Corningware twin sets as they are bound to go-quickly at this pricing. Set consist of one only 48 ounce and one only 56 ounce saucepans with covers. Will make an excellent gift. n Eaton's Action Days, set Housewarcs, Lower Floor Pyrex Bowl Set Regular 49 save l.SO. Value in a pyrex 4-piece bowl set that seldom comes your way. Horizon blue or avocado colours Consists of 128 ounce, 30 ounce, 48 ounce and 24 ounce bowls. Be sure to share in the saving M on these pyrex bowl sets. Eaton's Action Days, set Housewares, Lower Floor Crest Toothpaste An excellent opportunity to slock up on a good supply of this popular toothpaste, low, low priced for prompt Thursday shoppers. Eaton's 03" Action Doys, Family Size Tube Sundries, lower Floor Spray Deodorant A new dry and spray deodorant at a sale saving. An extra-dry truly effective anti-perspirant. Checks and provides long lasting odour free protection. 9 ounce size. Eaton's Action Days, each 1 Sundries, Lower Floor Men's Hair Groom Mr. Man! You'll wont a good supply of this Mennen Protein 29 Hair Groom priced excitingly low. A new im- proved hair cream that makes your hair look thicker, livelier ond more natural all day. Without grease._4.5 ounce size. Eaton's Action Days, each Sundries, Lower Floor Boys7 Reversible Jackets Another exciting "buy" In a smart jacket. Solid shade on one side and ploid on the reversible side. Perma press, 65% polyester and 35% cotton for bock-to-school. Golfer style jacket. Olive or gold shade in sizes 8 to 18 99 and blue in sizes 8 to 14. Jj Eaton's Action Days, each Boys' Knit Shirts Perma press knit shirts that are always so very popu- lar with the back-to-school crowd. Styled with mock turtle neck finished with contrasting trim. Body colours of bronze, blue, gold and olive. Long sleeve style. Sizes: small, medium and large. Eaton's Action Days, each Young Men's, Boys' Wear, Main Floor Bedroom Suite Regular 459.00 save 92.00. Spanish style bedroom suite with the charm of Old Spain embodied in the grace- ful lines of the suite. Features a 9-drawer triple dresser with framed mirror door chest and 54-60 headboards. Enduringly finished in oak veneers. 2 suites only. Eaon's Action Doys, suite fju neaaDoari 367'' Furniture, Second Floor Summer Furniture Regular Z 99 !o 22.95. You had better be johnny-on-the- spot if you wish to share in the saving on this summer fur- niture Of course they are oddments which include stacking chairs, chaise lounges, patio tobies, 40" umbrella tables, ground spikes. Limited quantity. Only a few of each item: Eaton's Action Doys, 4 ,99 4 One-Third Off, Furniture, Second Floor each Hopsacking Priced to clear quickly. Cotton hopsacking suitable for lots of decorating iobs. Excellent for curtains, cushions, covers bedspreads and so many other uses. Machine washable. About 45" wide. Colours: orange, if ,jg turquoise, gold, avocado, fred and ivory. I Eaton's Action Days, yard Draperies, Second Floor Drapery Remnants Half-Price Regular 50e to A large selection of drapery fabrics marked to half the regular pricing to clear in a hurry. Included are rayons, damasks hopsack- ing, fortrel sailcloths, boucles and others. 45" wide. 1 to 3 OKiJ O-25 tOSo 3 Draperies, Second Fleer yard pieces. Eaton's Action Days, Half-Price, each Bathroom Curtains Half Price 3.98 to 9.95 save 1.99 to 4.95. Heavy plastic bathroom curtains clearing at half-price, on excellent opportunity for you to save handsomely. In an assorted selection of patterns and colours. Si-es 34 to 54 Eaton's Action Days, if 99 A i94 Holf-Price, pair Draperies, Second Floor Nylon Area Rugs Regular 105.00 save 16.00. "Victoria" nylon area rugs with sculptured high-low surface. Nylon area rugs with built-in undercushion and finished edges. Spills and stains just wipe up with a damp sponge. Colours: land moss, Spanish gold, russett and sapphire A AiOO blue. Size 9'xl5'. Oil Eaton's Action Days, each Rugs, Second Floor1 Tweedy Viscose Rugs "Chalet" tweedy viscose rugs. Practical for any room, hallway or staircase. Nubby-textured tight loop pile in handsome tweed colourings. Needs no undercushion. Sizes Reg. Sale 4.95 each.................. 3.95 7.50 each 5.95 10.50 each 8.40 13.95 each 11.15 4'x6' IT.95 each 9.95 6'x9' 24.95 each 19.95 9'xl V 52.95 each.................. 42.35 9'xlS' 65.95 each 52.75 lugs, Second Floor Shop Eaton's Thursday and Friday from 9 'til 9 for These Action Day Values. Buy lines 328-8811 ;