Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
8 IMS lETHBRIDGB IIERAIO Wednesday, December 23, 1WO- linker. central figure of Washington's lop political scandal of Uie 1360s was rebuffed by I ho U.S. Su- preme Court in" a last bid lo stay out of prison. Baker, once secretary to the Senate majority, was sentcncec to one to three years in prisoi BOBBY BAKER Stays in Jail in January, 1967, after convic- tion on charges of income tax evasion, fraud, conspiracy and theft. In a rags to riches career, Baker rose from being a Sen- ate page boy to become the sec- retary to the Senate major- ity, a post his critics charged he used flagrantly to pedal favors I" those v.-lio needed help from 'he men of power in Congress lie alleged among oth- er tilings to have fleeced offi- cials of a number of California savings and loan associations of nearly a T> T. E. Nichols, 63, has an- nounced his retirement as pub- lisher of The Hamilton Specta- FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE! lor after Houlhan Press Ltd. He will be succeeded Jan. by John D. Muir, 51, a mem her of The Spectator organiza tion since 1952. lie was assis lant publisher and business manager. A former reporter, editor anc editorial writer who worked ir Winnipeg and Vancouver before coming to The Spectator in 1935, Mr. Nichols was n a m e d pub- lisher in January, 1955, succeed- ing St. Clair Baiour, now presi- dent of Southam Press. Franz Uie SS com- mander of Hitler's Treblinka death camp in Poland, was con- victed by a West German war crimes court in Duesseldorf of he murder of hundreds of thous- of Jews and sentenced to ife imprisonment. Stangl, now 62, who ran Tre- in 19-12-43, was arrested n Brazil in 1967. Simon Wiesen- hal. director of the Vienna Jew- sh documentation cenlre a n d he man who tracked d o w n i Wolf Eichmann, had placed I tangl third on the list of wanted Nazi war criminals af- ter Eichrnarm's execution in Is- rael. The first two, Hitler's dep- uty Martin Bormann and Ges- tapo chief Heinrich Mueller, still have not been accounted for. Treblinka, about 60 miles northeast of Wai-saw, ranked just behind Auschwitz in the chain of extermination camps the Nazis set up in Poland. Ducks Unlimited (Canada) has announced the appointment of P.. 15. (Cmiiel Forlics as manager for British Columbia. Mr. Forbes, 40, currently is director of wildlife with tbe'Sas- katchewan natural resources department. He takes up his new post Feb. 1. Poor turn-out .FERME (HNS) Fernie's civic election was disappointing as less than 50 per cent of the voters turned out. Successful candidates were Roy Ursual with voles, Mike P i s o n i with 391 votes and Dick Dukow. ski with 325 voles. Unsuccessful candidates were Jack Pidgeon with 301 votes Tom Goddard with 233 votes and Ted Pachara with 1.14 votes NOT TO All 1ETHBRIDGE HERALD TO ENSURE THE UTMOST ACCURACY, PROVIDE SUFFICIENT LAYOUT AND DESIGN PRODUCTION TIME, AND TO GUARANTEE PUBLICATION ON THE DAY OF YOUR CHOICE YOUR ADVERTISING COPY MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN 12 NOON THREE PUBLISHING DAYS PRIOR TO PUBLICATION (IF A PROOF IS REQUIRED) AND NOT LATER THAN 12 NOON TWO PUBLISHING DAYS PRIOR TO PUBLICATION (IF NO PROOF IS REQUIRED) Those requiring proofs are reminded the minimum ad size for delivered proofs is 42 column inches Proofs of ads smaller than 42 column inches will ha availabls for viewing at The Herald until p.m. the day prior to publication. For Courteous, Professional Advertising Assistance, or Further Information, Jus! Coll r-control systems available for combines EDMONTON (CI'i Life 01 (lie prairie grail) fields is Its: arduous these days because of modern harvesting machines which provide comfortable, iso- lated cabs for the fanner. But in gaining more comfort the fanner has lost the advan- tage of being able to cvaluate- with liis machine's performance, says Frank Vas, an agricultural engineer with Uie University of Alberta. In early cotnbines, the farmer sat on a hard steel seat and was in contact with every shock, lurch, vibralion and soiuid made by Uie machine. Today, however, "lie sils in an air-conditioned cab on a foam rubber says Mr. Vas. "He has finger-lip steering control, is isolated from ma- chine noises, and lie keeps driv- ing until the machine refuses to operate." Mr. Vas says the farmer now needs a higher order of commu- nication with his combine, and (his is possible wilh monitor- control systems which are avail- able today. SYSTEMS MONITORED In April, 1969. a major com- bine manufacturer introduced a new line with monitor-control systems. The cab of the new machines had up lo 33 gauges and controls to give the opera- tor continuous information on the combine's performance dur- ing harvest. Mr. Vas says these devices monitor ground speed, cylinder speed, air cleaner operation a.< well as providing the usua reading for fuel level and en- gine Icmporature. A horn sig- nals low oil pressure, over loaded rack and elevator ever- loud while lights warn of high temperature or a parking brake that has not been released. By watching a meter, the farmer can keep grain loss to a minimum by adjusting forward speed to c o m p e n s a t e for changes in crop condition, dens- ity and terrain. Ic'ului'c monitor-control sys- tems, says Mr. Vas, will warn Uie operator of component fail- ures and even impending fail- ures. He foresees the use of computers which will automate the systems. HIGH COST INVOLVED "But the high cost involved a big factor and I'm not sure Uie farmer is1 willing to pay for Jiese advances." However, as rural populations decline and farm units become larger, the developments arc certain lo evolve, ho says. "They would allow combine operators to slay on the ma- chine as long as necessary to harvest the crop by providing maximum efficiency of opera- tion both for the machine and the crop. "As long as the operator has 5reen lights on, his instrument panel and buzzers are silent, he will know all is well with the combine." fT vflpsons-Sem Last Minute Gifts Florentine style octagonal box o.-Qpen this delightful looking jewel box and hear enchanting music. Box has a richly lined inferior mirror on the inside of the lid. Solid wood construction with anliqre gold and X white finish. Approx. 8% x SVi x Musical Jewel Box the drawer of thii chesi and music plays. 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