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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta SPECIAL CHRISTMAS CHARTER Calgary 21 Dopart 17th return Jon.1 7th Only Conciliation Insurance Fleaie book bofort Sept. 17th ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Cwtro Village Mall Phono 328-3201 The Leihhtidge Herald SECOND SBCT10P August 1973 PAGES 13 TO 26 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Lovol 7th Street Shopping Moll Alberta Phono 328-7411 FILING CABINETS Controversial intersection Const. Roger Plato keeps an eye on. the crosswalk s posted at that intersection three flmes a day to ensure abelled the intersection dangerous and have pressured iays which includes about 200 is rel- Qt 5th Avenue and Mayor Magrath Drive. A policeman the safety of students crossing there. Some parents have city council to improve safety measures. Const. Plato aiively orderly. ALCB memos clarify pricing In a flurry of the Alberta Liquor Control Joard has instituted its new moing policy to avoid double- ALCB chairman A. D. El- liott said in a telephone inter- view Thursday that liquor BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Cuitom Irtttallationt Mi. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAl MECHANIC Schwartr 222 Stti S. Phone 328-4095 KEEP 'EM RUNNING with 'Garlock' complete line of Industrial lubricants and sealants for general maintenance and pro- duction THREAD TFE DRIVE 'BELT Available now at OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236 36 St. North Phono 327-1571 stores throughout the province were informed of the new pol- icy last week and five memos have since clarified it. Stores will no longer change the price tags on all stock when new stock arrives at a different price. The poli- cy change was initiated after the province criticized re- tailers for changing prices of old stock when prices went up. were already develop- ing a system to avoid this double-pricing Mr. Elliott said. had been looking at a thirty-day lag period but now we have put in a lot of other policing aspects. We are going to re- tain the old price until we're pretty sure there's not a bot- tle left in the country. will take a loss for possibly a month to avoid any possibility of double- charging. After 30 days when we're absolutely sure all the old stock is we'll send out a new price. It's not 99 per cent fool-proof because we're dealing with millions of bot- tles and 900 human he said. Mr. Elliott described the new system as cum- but said auditing and stocking person- nel were satisfied great that it could work. In downtown liquor sfore assistant mana- ger Ray Berglund said the new policy was now in effect. all' changed over and it took quite a bit of be said. is priced be- forehand now. It's all priced on the He said the staff had to remove a large num- ber of price tags. customers may find some of then- regular brands out of stock because of the rail strike. Mr. Elliott said some particul- arly imported will be in short supply by next week. But he emphasized that there was no shortage of sup- only variety. The board has been trucking more sup- plies from the west coast to avoid any he said. Double-pricing complaints sent to consumer affairs ASTRO REALTY LTD. we told a let us sell yours. PHONE 328-7748 PHARMACY FACTS FROM O. C. STUBBS To be perfectly just just how long is it really sinicei you've had a doctor check on the true con- dition of your I know you've been over and 'over thai your health is the greatest in your possession. And I also know how often people come to us with health problems if they'd been noticed in the early would have taken but little care. Too many of us literally throw our strength away by not being conscious of the old saving 'you can't value what you had c.til you've lost if. It's but most people tend to let themselves become really sick before going to their doctors. Please don't let this happen to you. Here at Stubbs the filling of your prescription is our main reason for being in business. 1506 9th Ave. is the address where we're always glad to be of service to you. Open daily 8.30 a.m. to p.m. Sundays and 13 Complaints received by the provincial government about double-pricing by Alberta re- tailers are to be forwarded to INew hours for library Beginning Sept. 9 the Leth- bridge Public main will be reopening Sundays for the fall and win- ter season. The hours will be p.m. to 5 p.m. During the week the hours are 9 a.m. to p.m. while on Saturday the hours are 9 a.m. to p.m. AKROYD'S HEATING AND GASFITTING 24-HOUR SERVICE WORK New Installations Fhona 328-2106 the federal consumer affairs affairs office and prices re- view board. An assistant to Alberta Con- sumer Affairs Minister Bob Dowling said Thursday that the retailers would also be contacted early next week by letter. Mr. Dowling would make a statement through the press as he said. Ministerial assistant Jim Engel also said in a tele- phone interview from Calgary that the services of the con- sumer affairs department may be extended through the seven department of agricul- ture regional offices. He said Mr. Dowling has been discussing the matter with Minister of Agriculture Hugh Homer. Consumer com- plaints would be handled through the offices. As it could mean extra staff will be Mr. Engel said any action will not be taken until after the end of the provincial fiscal year next April. Red Coach Lounge Ron Rowe HOTEL DINE AND DANCE LOUNGE HOTEL CORNER 4th AVL and 7th ST. S. 327-3191 acres by 1978 South corn boom will create great demand for fertilizer By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer Without changes in manu- facturing and marketing of Southern Alberta's booming corn industry could create additional shortages of the growth promoting chemi- says an Imperial Oil agronomist. Jim agronomist for Southern Alberta for told The Herald during a tour of provincial c p r n projects Thursday increased corn pro- duction in the south is inevit- able. And the increased corn pro- duction will displace cereal especially on irrigation resulting in three to four times more fer- tilizer needed for new corn acreages. Stan past pres- ident of the Alberta Corn Commit established to promote corn production in tha claims that by acres of silage and grain corn will be grown in Southern Alberta's irriga- tion belt. CHOPPED UP Silage corn is grown to be chopped up and fed to live- including the stalks and leaves. Grain corn is harvested with a combine and the kernels are used in the distilling and livestock and poultry feed industry. The rebirth of corn fa Southern Alberta started in 1971 with about acres of grain corn and acres of silage corn produced in the south. Very little corn had bean grown in the south since more than acres were grown annually during the 1920S. Poor yields resulted in a drop to 800 acres for grain corn in 1972 while silage corn acreages jumped to helped along by a provincial government in- centive of 40 cents per the grain corn acreage reach- ed This corn will go to the Palliser Distillery in North Lethbridge through a contract i n g scheme handled by Pioneer Gram Co. or to the poultry industry in Brit- ish Columbia. CLIMATE GAP Silage corn this year reach- ed acres with new farmers entering the market and existing producers in- creasing plots. The availabil- ity of new designed to fill a gap in Southern Al- bert's has also help- ed to encourage more pro- said Dr. corn specialist at Leth- bridge Research Station. Indicative of the work be- ing done to improve varieties of corn and production man- agement techniques are the plots at the research supervised by Dr. Freyman. He has 33 varieties un- der testing various amounts of rates of f ertilizer a p p 1 i c a tion and times of application of both water and fertilizer. The including about 300 extension per- sonnel and government re- then viewed for- age harvesters manufactured by six companies. NEW HARVESTERS The forage de- signed to cut the com stalks and chop the entire plant for silage for livestock were operated-on the Tony Birchf farm nine miles east of Ta- ber. The ranging in price from for pull- types to for self-pro- pelled cut several loads of silage to demon- strate both their operation and various types of trailers used to catch the silage from the harvester. Research station test plots north of Taber and a silage corn field owned by Tijiri Farms six miles north of offered a chance to see varieties grown under varying conditions. BRINGS RAVES A new silage corn project started by Lakeside Feeders at including a one- quarter-m i 1 e-long sprinkler irrigation brought raves from the crowd. But it was the silage corn operation on the L and K Ranches at Bassano that sparked the most inter- est. Started only last April from virgin L and K Ranches brought in rototilling equip- ment to break the instal- led four huge irrigation sys- tems which pivot in the cen- tre of the field to water in a circling motion and seeded 13 varieties of corn to deter- mine the best for crop condi- tions. The silage from this opera- comprising nearly one- tentli of the entire Alberta corn will be used to raise the ranches' esti- mated calves. Once suc- silage corn will be used by the ranch to fatten animals for market. The largest plot on the ranch includes 330 acres. The pivot litigation system pours gallons of water per minute on the land. With all the excitement about the day's activi- Ross commodity officer for the marketing di- vision of the Alberta Depart- ment of claimed researchers are still trying to find out what can be grown most efficiently on irrigated land. of irrigated land isn't being used to said Mr. Lipsit. 10 to 15 E. S. P. FOX Dontal Mechanic FOX DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Modical Dontal Phono 327-6565 INSURANCE HOME-BUSINESS-FARM AUTO and LIFE WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY See vi toon fORSTER flCCNCY 706 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-2793 I don't think any bar- ley will be grown on irri- gated land. More growth-in- tensive crops which will re- turn more food and money for the producer will be C. S. region- al director for the ADA in claimed South- ern Albertans won't recognize FEW THINGS IN LIFE RUN AS WELL AS A VOLKSWAGEN 1965 FORD 2-DOOR HARDTOP S595 1965 DODGE DART CONVERTIBLE 1971 MAZDA 1200 S1395 RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. VOLKSWAGEN PORSCHE AUDI 3rd Ave. and 14th St. f. APPLICATIONS Dining and Banquet Room HOSTESSES Full and petitions For personal interview phono JOHN WrCHERS at 328-7756 amity lestoutoud many of the crops grown on irrigated laud within 10 years. Both men claimed especially silage varieties for the livestock feeding indus- find a niche in the production pattern and wiU be one of the best crops for irrigated land in the future. He'll handle Games details Ron Jacobson of Lethbridge has been named chairman of the services committee by the Canada Winter Games Soci- ety. The services commit- tee handles all the nitty gritty behind-the-scenes work during the games that as Mr. Jacobson put isn't noticed if it's there but is sore- ly missed if it hasn't been done. The committee will have a City council number of each with a handling such areas as trans- portation for athletes and special services such as insurance. medical and legal require- food services and protocol and bi- lingual translators and and spectator ser- vices. Essentially the committee is charged with seeing that the visiting specta- tors and V.I.P.'s all get to the right places at the right times with a ipipirniiTTt of confu- prepares City council discussed its brief to cabinet in a closed meeting Thursday morning and will have another meet- ing next week to finalize the presentation. Mayor Andy Anderson said after the meeting the city's brief will be made public after an outline has been sent to the provincial government. The mayor also said city hall has received word from the office of municipal affairs minister Dave Russell that the senior citizens apart- ment here will be discussed at a Sept. 12 meeting of the Alberta Housing Corporation board of directors and ap- proval of the project is anti- cipated. sion. Mr. said he had some volunteers for co- ordinators of the subcommit- tee but needs more people and is interested in anybody that has time to devote to these jobs. 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