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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SKI VACATIONS Inquire re Ski Holidays available Banff laurentians Colorado xJ1 ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL Phono 328-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, December 11, 1971 PAGES 13 TO 24 Ifl o GREAT DAY to 1ERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORIT1 (Special Prices on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 Del Bonita farmer finds wreck of crashe By RON CALDWELL and LAIiHY BENNETT "We came up on a knoll and saw this hunk of something on another knoll. We looked at it through binoculars and it sure was an odd shape." This is how Del Bonita farm- er Stan Weiss described the discovery of the wreckage of a Bcechcrati 35 light airplane in a field 14 miles northeast of Del Bonita early Friday afternoon. The aircraft went down with four persons on board about one hour after taking off from Great Falls, Mont, for Calgary. Mr. Weiss ivas part of a search party called in to comb Drinking Scene of Del Bonita plcne crash which claimed four lives. South does well in livestock shoiv By RIC SWHIART Staff Writer SoulJieni Albertans competed against some of Ihe best stock in western Canada during the Rocky Mountain Livestock Show and Sale Dec. 6 to 11 MOVING? AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES and more than held their own. Competitors from this area were particularly noticeable In the cattle classes, espccia 11 y Hereford and Aberdeen-Angus. The grand champion hull and female reserve grand champion female awards stayed in the south for Angus and both the grand champion bull and female for Hereford won by south breeders. The major awards escaped local brooders in the shorthorn class and there were no en- tries from southern Alberta in the Charolais class. For dairy animals, the re- serve grand champion bull and female award was won for Guernsey cattle. No major I Holstcin awards remained here. Central Albertans took the lions' share of the awards in both the swine and sheep com- petition. HUMIDIFIERS C A SHEET METAL LTD.' 1709 2nd Ave. 5. 328-5973 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Unfortunately Only God Can Make A Tree nnly pnrt of o Yamaha organ wo don't make Is i the wocrJ. In fad, we oo so far as to make the equipment that makes iho ports. Even tho wood gets special trcolment. We cure it naturally for as much as P. years to avoid internal stresses. Then we dry it in our electronically controlled kilns. Only then docs the wood cntor the tedious, painstaking process of becoming on organ. ll'j nnl Ilia! don't trust outside suppliers. It's just that in 50 years of making fine organs, we've found we can mcikfi any pnrt Hot tor than we con buy it. With ono And uniortunnt-ly there's only OUR supplier. But then, it's probably all right. He's been in businc'.'. oven longer lhan we have. SUPPLIES LTD. Cor. 3rd Avo. and 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 Slieep groups I to discuss commission Meetings to explain to pro- ducers the proposed Alberta Sheep and Wool Commission vrill be held in southern Alber- ta Monday to Wednesday. The meetings, sponsored by tire Agricultural Products Mar- keting Council, will be held in the Exhibition Pavilion Monday at. p.m.. in the Cardston Municipal District Build i n g Tuesday at p.m. and in the County of Newell Building in Brooks, Wednesday at p.m. The Alberta Sheep Council, representing 16 sheep organiza- tions in the province, is re- sponsible for formulating the idea of the commission. Pro d u c e r s attending the meetings will be asked to vote for or against the proposal. Producers must attend to vote. If the proposal is accepted, the provincial government will be asked to okay it. Following are results showing how weil the south did. CATTLE HEREFORD bulls: May- Decem- ber 1970, 1st, Birdseye Ranch of Card- ston, 2nd, C-. R. and B. G. Powlesland o( Del Bonita, 3rd, Birdseye; January- April 1970, isr, Powlesland, 3rd, Btrds- eye; 1969, Is', Sieve Baloq, Milk River; 2nd, Balog. HEREFORD females: May-De- cember 1970, 1st Birdseye, 2nd. Pow- lesland; January April 1970, 1st, Powlesland, 2nd, AAoyle Anderson of Wrentham; 1969, 1st, Dfllcg. ABERDEEN ANGUS bulls: May-December 1970, 1st, Andy Brown, Lethbridge, 2nd, Mackenzie Bros., Mountain January-April 1970, 3rd, Merk Merrill, Hilisprlng. ABERDEEN ANGUS females: January April 1970, 1st, John A. Hart, Clareshclm, 3rd, Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District, L e t h- bridge; 1969, 1st, Mackenzie Bros., 2nd, Frank Slezlne, Ccatdale. SHORTHORNS bulls: Mnv-Dft- cember 1970, 5nd, R. D. Mackenzie, Mountain View, 3rd, Paul Maier, Lo- SHORTHORNS females: May- December 1970, 2nd, Paul Maler, 3rd, R. D. Mackenzie; 19S9, 2nd Fioyd Sol- due, Stavely. GUERNSEY bulls: July June 1971, 1st, W. W. Alexander, Picture Butte. GUERNSEY famele: All classes were won by W. W. Alexan- der over one compelitor. HOLSTEIN There were no south- ern Albertan competitors for eifhcr class. drivers beware Lethbridge city police plan to increase their interest in the drinking driver during the holi- day period. In an effort to reduce the high accident figures of Safe Driving Week, city police and Ihe Alberta Motor Association have joined forces in a "Po- lice Yourself Campaign" in an effort to stop accidents before they happen. Special patrols are already on the alert for the drinking driv- er and tlu's surveillance will bo continued throughout the Christ- mas season. Police also urge parents to caution their children to be ex- Ira careful when playing on snowy and icy streets and they strongly discourage the practice of youngsters hitching a free ride on the bumper of cars and city buses. During Safe Driving Week, Lethbridge motorists were in- volved in 48 traffic accid e n t s which caused 11 injuries. Property damage amounted to Ihe area alter a signal from UK plane's crash position indi- cator was picked up by a Unit- ed Stales Army search plane. "We found the plane about minutes after we started look- j ing." said Mr. Weiss. "We didn't even go out of our way. We were headed right to- ward it." Mr. Weiss said the motor, which was spotted first was about 150 yards from the wreckage. He said the aircraft appeared to have struck the bottom of a knoll and, in one bounce, clear- ed Ihe top of the hill and skidd- ed down the other side. "Wreckage was strewn all over the place and it appeared the plane had skidded upside down for at least ISO yards." "The baggage compartment door was torn open and baggage was clutlered all over Ihc said Mr. Weiss. He said while taking a closer look at the battered aircraft he could sec only three bodies. 'From (lie looks of it. I don't think if anyone survived the ivreck, they could have crawl- ed very far. "Nothing burned and I was only able to see the bodies of three men. :'0ne body was partially out and under the plane, and he was almost completely covered by debris." felt one body and It was frozen." he said. The temperature in the area dipped below zero on the night of the crash. Elmer Carter, who operates a rnnch near the crash scene, said the weather Friday morn- ing was cold with blustery winds and blowing snow. Mr. Weiss said the aircraft LIQUOR DELIVERY SERVICE 328-6177 VENDOR HOURS ONLY you our very best servico desired we will show our home, with no com- Wc have opened our new store, to gr ur fine quality art works. If sc paintings in the convenience of your mitment on your port, w hat-so -ever. Our display collection Includes: Land and sea scapes, flower, fruit, book, dish and still life Mountains, winter, wild life, boats and hunting scenes Characters, figures, nudes, clowns, wild horses and history paintings Abstract, semi-abstract and modern paintings Distributors SHEEP CORRIEDALE breeders flock; 3rd, Rodney and Belly Cyr of Pinch. er Creek; Corrtedale Judging, 3rd, Rodney and Betty Cyr. SERVICE CENTRE 419 Sth Street South Phone 328-6922 All the above mentioned ar techniques. Come in and let help you make yourself happy. WE THINK AN ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING IS A VERY PERSONAL CHRISTMAS GIFT. DON'T YOU? OPEN 9 A.M. TO 9 P.M. MONDAY THRU SATURDAY Hutchlnsori and Sons, W uary July 1971, 3nd, Hu YORKSHIRE sow: July, 1971, 7nd, Hutchinson; July December 1970, 3rd, Hutchlnson. ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS HOUSE OF nm ART Gavfcrnment Licensed Technician Repairs to Radios, Televisions and Tape Recorders. 409 Sth Street South Phone 328-1314 SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO WEEKEND SPECIAL FAMILY DINNER FOR 2 ADULTS AND SANITONE DIVIDEND! Your Sanltone Dry Clean- ing order of 1.95 value or either one of the following items your entry form. YOUR GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY TO WIN 1 of 5 PHILCO COLOR A SUIT or A DRESS or A TOPCOAT or OVERCOAT Chicken Chow Mein Sweel nnd Sour Deep Fried Shrimps, Breaded or Pineapple Chicken Chicken Fried Rico ALL FOR ONLY TV SETS FREE! Extra cnlry form! issued for any order that it divisable by 1.95. Delivered to Your Home Piping Hot! Open Weekdays 7 a.m. to 2 p.m Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. LETHBRIDGE LAUNDRY LTD. and SPARKLE CLEANERS and LAUNDERERS LTD 1618 3rd Avenue South, Lcthbndga Phono 328-2322 or 328-2321 PHONE THE 327-0240 327-2297 was almost completely covered scheduled to return to ttie scene by a iliin layer of light this morning by Search and which have made it al- Rescue helicopter, most impossible to spot, from Tin- downed aircraft left the air. Great Falls at a.m. Friday Shirley GodlonUm, n grocery j for the .100 mile trip to Cal- store operator, was first notifi- ed of (he missing plane by Gor-; An hour after takeoff, the don Pouljot, a U.S. custom 5, pilot radioed Cut Bank airport officer. for a weather report. "lie came up here around The aircraft went down about noon and told me to get all Ihe ;tr> miles from Cut Bank, available people together and This was the second fatal air- organize a search. plane crash in four years in ''They found the plane about the Del Btmiia area, two o'clock." Flic said. The previous crash, only As soon as the aircraft was j about five miles from the scene discovered, a tight security net i of Friday's wreck, claimed the was thrown up around the area I lives of a New Mexico couple by RCMP on orders from the and their pilot. Department of Transport. J The crash occurred about 40 The security was maintained j miles southeast of Lethbridge, throughout Friday night as pre- five miles from tlie Canada- parations were reportedly being U.S. border, made to transport the wreck- age Saturday to .Lethbridge be- fore (he bodies were removed. An RCMP official said he be- lieved tlie plane would be air- lifted by cargo helicopter. The spokesman said late Fri- day night (hat the number of bodies in the aircraft had not been confirmed by Dr. .1. E. McTavish, Lethbridge coroner, who was in attendance at the crash scene. Dr. McTavish was WE HAVE MOVED ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC 222- -5th St. S. 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