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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE LETHB8IDGE HERALD Saturday, August 79, 1970 Early Harvest Expected In Western Canada OTTAWA (CP) Most farm crops across Canada are ad- vancing well after spells of hot, dry August weather, the Domin- U.S. Copter Loss Heavy SAIGON (AP The United States command announced today that U.S. helicopters have been lost in the Vietnam war and Americans were killed in them. Informed sources established the worth of the helicopters at more than million, based on an average cost of roughly ion Bureau of Statistics said in a regular report on crop con- ditions. On the Prairies, where grain harvesting is under way, crop yields are expected to be alwve average in mcst districts, the bureau reported on the basis of telegraphed information from correspondents this week. Swathing of Prairie crops now is general in mcst regions and it is expected combine harvesting will bs fully under way din-ing the first week of September. Most other regions of Canada hare had above-average heat, except Ontario -where showery weather has interrupted the spring grain harvest in some areas. ALBERTA Indications are that the har- Photogray; g asses They know when to turn on... an They darken when it's sunny and bright. Then clear Indoors and at night. Smoothly. Comfortably. Automatically, A neutral gray that never hides your eyes, doesn't disturb natural coloring. Corning created the glass. "We mate the glasses to your proscription. Just come in and ask. OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. 30S-7th. ST.' S. LETHBHIDGE -.Phone 327-3609 vest will be early. Hot, dry weather hss ripened crops quickly. Some shrivelling of ker- nels has been reported from central areas but damage is not significant. Harvesting is general in much of southern and east-central Al- berta and in the Grande Prairie and Beaver Lodge areas. Pastures and hay crops are reported excellent and cattle should enter the winter in good condition. MANITOBA Hot, dry weather and rust have affected some grain yields in Manitoba but prospects re- Pearson Is Feelin Fine After Removal Of Eye OTTAWA (CP) Former prime minister Lester Pearson, looking extremely fit, is back at work following convalescence from an operation July 22 for removal of his right eye. Although the operation "took a bit out of Mr. Pearson says he feels fine now. He is back to work on a regular basis although he has to avoid getting over-tired. Vision adjustment after re- moval of the eye was no prob- LESTER PEARSON Back At Work leni, the 73-year-old former prime minister said. "I didn't have any vision in that eye for three weeks before the opera- tion and didn't know about it." His secretary says Mr. Pear- son's work covers a wide vari- ety of activity, much of it flow- ing from his interest in interna- tional aid and development. He has a book coming out in October, Words and Occasions, a selection from his writings and speeches. For each excerpt he wrote a special introduction to put the content into perspec- tive. He is w-orking on his mem- oirs. This fall he resumes a graduate seminar at Carleton University's school of interna- tional affairs. Fire Contained Near Banff BANFF (CP) A small for- est fire covering less than one acre was extinguished Thurs- day about a mile from this're- sort town. Cause of the fire was unde- termined, but the flames were contained by rock walls at the level of Cascade Mountain. (JrnMrancej INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF. OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON S07A 7th STREET SOUTH SPECIAL INTEREST PROGRAM REGISTRATIONS AUG. 31-SEPT. 1-2-3-4 BALLROOM DANCING TWO 10-WEEK BEGINNER COURSES Learn the basic steps of the Fox-Trot, Slow Waltz, Tango, Rumba, Jive and Samba. Registration limited to 20 couples per class. Program will take place every Wednesday or Friday p.m., commencing Wed., Sept. 16th, Fri. Sept. 18th. COST: YMCA Members per couple Non Members per couple Advanced classes will be activated during the Winler Season. SECRETS OF THE FASHION WORLD MODELLING COURSE This program is especially designed for the Model or Model to be. Stage and T.V. Modelling Fashion Accessories, Hints and application of hairpieces and Wigs, Posture improve- ment, Make-rUp. Diet and Nutrition. Program finale: Fashion Show. Program Coordinator: Mrs. Elsie Rasmussen Date and Times: Thursdays, commencing Thurs., Sepl. 17th, p.m. COST: YMCA Members Non Members 7-8 week program ATTENTION ALL MALES A challenging 7-8 week Modelling Course especially de- signed for the male interested in me Fashion World intricacies and modern presentation such as Stage and T.V. Modelling, Accessories, Design, Make-up, Hairstyles, Fashion Coordinat- ing, etc. Program Finale Fashion Show. Program Coordinator: Mr. Pat Rutten well known Model. Dates and Times: Tuesdays, commencing Sept. 15th, p.m. COST: YMCA Members Non Members 310.00 INVESTMENT COURSE (LADIES ONLY) 5 WEEK AFTERNOON PROGRAM Every Wednesday p.m. commencing Wed.. Oct. 7th. .1970. Invest wisely. Understand the various Investment oppor- tunities. Learn how to invest according to your particular objectives and needs. Stocks, Bonds, Managing your portfolios, reading financial statements etc, This program is presented in co-operation with Richardson Securities of Canada. COST: YMCA Members 55.00 Non Members Babysitting services avcilabte children ona year and over. SATURDAY NITERS A Social Dance evening held once a month enjoying the old fashioned Dancefloor atmosphere. First Dance-to be held Saturday, Sept 12th, p.m. Couples wishing to be a member of this Club please contact the Program Director. GIRLS' ICE HOCKEY TEAM Under the able leadership of Wayne Bowes once again will go info effect as soon as ice is available. Team work ouls are every Sunday p.m. Girls interested please contact the Program Director. COST: YMCA Membership. ADULT CHESS CLUB Meets every Wed. p.m. Players vary from Beginner to Advanced level. A pop- ular program, designed for the Chess enthusiast. COST: YMCA Social or Physical Membership. INTERPRETIVE DANCING An exciting 8-week Beginner program for Girls 14 yrs. and over. Instructor: Darlene Snyder Program commences Monday, Sept. 21st, p.m. COST: YMCA Members Non Members KNITTING AND CROCHET Beginner Program 8 WEEK COURSE AFTERNOONS The fundamentals of knitting and Crochet will be taught. Also how to read and adjust patterns etc. Instructors: Ruth Chessor Dot Elder Date and Times: Every Wed. commencing Sept. 30th, p.m. COST: Members Non Members Babysitting services available, children one year and over. INSTRUCTORS CLINIC- LADIES' FITNESS PROGRAMS Will tcke place early October. This program is designed to assist and develop leadership abilities for women teaching and organizing Fitness programs, beginners and advanced stages. Ladies taking part must be in good health and physi- cal condition. For further information contact Ina von Wislinghausen, Program Director. Registrations For All Programs Effective Immediately. main good following recent rain showers and some cooler weatlwr. Late crops, especially in the Red River Valley, require more rain and more time to mature. At Vita, many fields have been seriously hit by rust and have been cut for green feed. Barley crops in most regions are reported to be light, yield- ing between 30 and 40 bushels an acre. SASKATCHEWAN Harvesting is advancing in many districts. Crop develop- ment is normal for the time of year and is rated uniform across the province. Average yields in the province are reported to be running in a range of 25 bushels an acre for wheat, 50 bushels for oats, 40 bushels for barley, 18 bushels for flax and 23 for rapeseed. Weather has continued hot and dry throughout the province and surface soil has baked out completely in many areas. The first frost on Aug. 20 caused lit- tle damage. Bill Faces Boris Day WASHINGTON (Reuters) Actress-singer Doris Day faces a tax bill for more than after a United Stales tax court ruled she was involved in sham business deals to evade income tax. In an 86-page ruling, the court found she and her late husband, Martin Melcher, en- gaged in paper transactions for the purpose of tax deductions and were liable for back taxes claimed by the Internal Revenue service. The court did not say Miss Day took a major role in the transactions, but said she joined her husband in signing tax re- turns and is thus legally liable for their When Miss Day was at the height of her career as a major box-office attraction between 1953 and 1957, she and her hus- band underpaid their income tax by more than the IHS said. Melcher, a film producer, died in 1968. Money Market Flush OTTAWA (CP) -Canadian money markets were flush with ready'cash this week and short- term interest rates slid to their lowest range in almost two years. Although the Bank of Canada tightened up slightly, with- drawing million cash in sales of its treasury bills in the week to Wednesday night, as- sets in the chartered banks hit new highs for the year. Weekly statistics issued Thursday night by the central bank show the commercial LBJ Turns 62 STONEWALL, Tex (AP) Former president Lyndon Johnson observed his 62nd birthday quietly here with Only his family and a few close friends at the LBJ Ranch, 65 miles west of Austin. MR. H. W. MATHESON Will be in EATON'S HEARING AID CENTRE Stereo Room 2nd Floor THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 a.m. to p.m. Invites you to an honest ap- praisal of your hearing ef- ficiency. You won't believe your eyes or ears when you hear and see The 'DISCREET' By QUAUTONE Make Your Appointment By Phoning 327-8551 Eaton's qualified Hearing Aid audiometrist. banks holding million In cash and readily-cashable as- sets up by more than million in a almost million higher in a month and the highest since the beginning of the year. Day loans hit a record million. With money readily avail- able, tha average charge for day loans from the banks was down to 5.5 per cent from 5.65 a week earlier, the lowest since January, 1969. Average yield on government treasury bills auctioned Thurs- day dipped to Iheir lowest since October, Rates were 5.51 per cent for three-moth bills down from 5.62 last week and 5.60 per cent for six-month securities, down from 5.83. Both lha day-loan and treas- ury-bill rates were close to eight per cent at the beginning of this year. The easier Cffih position re- flects a build-up in the money supply by federal authorities this summer. 3-YEAR CERTIFICATE COURSE IN REAL ESTATE The Department of txfension. University of Al- berta, announces thai applications are now being ac- cepted for enrolment in the new REAL ESTATE EDUCA- TIONAL PROGRAM commencing MID-SEPTEMBER, 1970. The course is available by LECTURE or CORRES- PONDENCE, and is open to any adult who can benefit from university-level study. While of particular benefit to Real Estate Agents and their sales representatives, program will also be of value to persons active in related lenders, appraisers, assessors, property managers, building contractors, developers, private investors, and others. Lectures will be conduct- ed for thirty-two evenings each winter. Courses offered in the 1970-71 session includei Real Estate Law Essentials of Building Design and Construction Appraisal of Real Property Brochures and application forms may be obtained fromi THE ALBERTA REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATION 503 7th Street, S. W. CALGARY, ALBERTA. Phone No. 264-5581 NOTE: Members of local Real Estate Boards will be notified of this course by offices of the Alb ft rf a Real Estate Association. MCA SPECIALIZED PHYSICAL PROGRAM REGISTRATIONS AUG. 31-SEPT. 1-2-3-4 KINDER-GYM A program of pre-school physical Education using the movement-education approach Jo learning. Activities are con- ducted in both the gym and swimming pool. The parent must accompany the child during the pool session. Age limits 3 and 4 yrs. old. COST: YMCA Non Members par session COMPETITIVE VOLLEYBALL The YMCA is in the process of reactivating com- petitive Volleyball at the commercial league level. All interested groups or individuals are asked to contact the Phys- ical Education Director at the Lethbridge 'Y'. SKI-CONDITIONING CLASSES Prepare your family for the start of another exciting year on the slopes. Mr. Dieter Gerngross an Austrian Ski Instructor will be conducting special conditioning classes geared to tone up the muscles used for Skiing. This program will meet twice a week commencing in October. COST: Non Members YMCA SWIM CLUB The YMCA Sting-Ray Swimming Club is now in its second year of operation. Interested swimmers both male and female, are asked to contact the YMCA. Coach Mr. Gordon Hoselton Age limits 8-1B years COST: YMCA Membership (Time trial dates to be announced) PHYSICAL FITNESS PROGRAMS (MALE AND FEMALE) The YMCA in keeping wilh it's motto "First Fitness" has expanded its Fitness program to meet the needs of all its mem- bers. The class times are as follows: MALE Mon. Wed. Fri. p.m. Advanced Won. Wed. Fri. p.m. Advanced Tue. -Thurs. p.m. Beginner Tues. p.m. Beginner FEMALE Ladies' Morning Out Mon.-Thurs. Noon Ladies' Afternoon Mon.-Wed. Fri. p.m. Ladies' Evening Mon. Wed. p.m. ADULT LEARN TO SWIM Learn to swim the Y'sway A 10-week swimming course for ages 16 yrs. and over. A choice of either co-educational or single sex classes are available. Maximum enrolment is 30 students per class. COST: YMCA Members-Free Non Members SKIN AND SCUBA Explore the fascinating under water world of the Scuba Diver. This course includes the skills of both snorkling and of Scuba tanks combined with the theory of underwater sur- vival. Instructor: Mr. Jack Lee COST: Members Non Members JUDO The YMCA Judo Club under the able Direction of Mr. Yosh Senda, 5th Don, will again be offering Beginners in- s..-uction for all age groups. This is a Co-Ed activity. Reoister for classes at the Front Desk of the YMCA. GYMNASTICS A progressive program of age group gymnastics wtl again be offered. Classes for bpth beginners and advanced gymnasts are offered with opportunity for participation in competitive gymnastic meets. LIFESAVING A ten week course both Junior and Senior YMCA Life- saving will be offered on Tuesday from p.m. The YMCA Lifesaving Award is recognized as of the quisiles for the Nalional Lifeguard award. COST: Non Members WEIGHT TRAiNING Are You Interested In: a) Weight Training and competitive athletics? b) Olympic Weight lifting? c) Body Building? The YMCA will be offering courses in all three areai. Further information may be obtained by contacting )he Phyi- ical Director. This Advertisement Is Made Possible By The Kind Sponsorship Of The Following Community-Minded Business Firms: Union Milk Co. Ltd. Mountain Minerals Ltd. Canada Trust Huron Erie A Division of Silverwood Dairies Ltd. Advance Lumber Co. Ltd. Chemical Co. (Lethbridge) Ltd. McGavin Toastmaster Ltd. ;