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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE UTHBRIDCc HERAID Wednesday, fcbu-nry 1. 1972 _-. SOUQ It's I'Mpci'U'd tu lake four to niunllis [o oblain effective omirol cif liie skunk population in ihe Skiff dislricl, some 50 miles southeast ol LcttibridgL1, accordinR to provincial pest control offices. announcement of the control and depopulation mca- .sure was made this week after (lie finding of a rabid skunk in I he district was confirmed. The confirmation was made by the animal diseases re- search institute at Lcthbridgc, which is a rcserach anil diag- nostic station for the federal government. A rabies identification pro pram was started some timu ago by Alsagcr ol Edmon- ton, who is supervisor of ani- mal pest control for ihc plant industry division of Ihe depart-, jncnt of agriculture. Under the program, the Skill j nnimal is the only one that has proven to have rabies, accord- ing to the director of Ihe re- search institute hern. Provincial department of ag- riculture and department of lands and forests officials. .ilonR with county agricultural service board officers, today embarked on a "skunk depop illation program" that is ex- pected 'to lake four to six months to complete. During Ihe interval, residents of "not only the Skiff district, bin also all residents Lliroughout southern Albcrla" arc expected to call their nearest agricultural service board office, district agriculturist or fish and wild- j life officer, when rabies is sus-; peeled in any species of birds or animals. Thousands drawn to Career Fair happened Ily MAllLENK COOKSIIAW tliir.jjs lhal ever Staff local students. If the Southern Alberta Ca- Approximately 3.0011 people reer Fair can he judged by the I arrived at Ihc LuLhbridgc Cul- ninnbrr ol in aitui- locale In.slilule Tuesday to dance on the lirsl day of Us view ihc exhibits and allcnd livo-day run, it's one of Ihe best I films and lectures, and a sim- i ilar number was expected to- i The fair was organized by the counselling nnd guidance service of the Alberta depart- of eihication, wliicli lias arranged several in the prov- Five new grades of wheat to be introduced by Aug. 1 inec for Ihe Insl four years, The purpose of Ihc fair is lo develop a R r e a I c r student nvarewiss of career opporluni- lies and (raining facililies, said Terry Moll of [''dmonlon, su- EDMONTON Five new grades of wheat will he intro- duced Aug. 1, completing a con- version of new grades which began last year. Addressing the Canadian Federation of Agriculture con- vention in (lie Chateau La- combe Tuesday. Hud Olson, federal agriculture minister, said the program slarled with Ihe classification of Canda No. 1 western red spring wheat which combined 1 hard and tto. 1 and No. 2 northern. The new grades that will be introduced nl the slart of the 1D72-73 crop year Aug. 1 are No. 2 and No. 3 Western Red Spring and three utility grades. The utility grades Mill be for any wheat which, doesn't meet Ihe milling and baking stan- dards set by the milling indus- Lelhbndgc shipping try. T h e block is considered as a holding area for milling and baking grades of wheat. The block shipped approximately 10 mil- l.on bushels of grain during the past crop year, of which 90 per visitors may attend historic pageant here The Travel Bureau of Canada i 000 per day." said Frank Smith has estimated a proposed his- toric pageant, The Sight, The Sound and The Fury slated for Lcthbridge Ihis summer could draw people into this area. A properly done and pro- perly-promoted pageant could mean vislors or .S250.- Little Women planned Wilson Junior High School vrill present the musical Little Women Feb. 17 and 18 at p.m. in the Votes Memorial Centre. Little Women is an operetta in three acts, adapted from the novel by Louisa M. Alcott. The project involves about 60 students, an approximately equal number acting and work- ing backstage. The students have been preparing for production, which is strictly an extra curricular activity, for three months. The Wilson Junior High Band, conducted by Willie Mathis, mil provide a musical background and Lily Larlcr will accompany the singers. David Lynach, chairman of the fine arts department, will produce the show; Brenda But- ler, music and drama instruc- tor, is director; and Peggy Ili- att will act as costume desing- er and wardrobe mistress. Set drvsjgn and construction is by Don Malisz, art instructor. Tickets are available at the school. Admission is 50 cents for students and for ailults. AND DID YOU KNOW Ted Wilson of ihe Lelhbridge wealher office explains some of the functions of a weather balloon ro Karin Labuhn, Leslie De Armond, and Mary Ann Wilson, alt Grade 7 students at LCI. Mr. Wilson was in attendance to answer questions at Leihb ridge's firs I Career Fair. Construction company formed presente long-time (he construction members industry llemy Kolcsar, coiimiis-] "A ]nt of people don't like to sijn chairman, said he was 'the I as receiving prepared briefs concerncd, during Us Facial hearing at the Lelhbridge Com- munity College Tuesday. Not one group rame fonrard with a submission to stick thsir neck out they "net disappointed" the would prefer to sue what hap- vijit de-'pi'to 'nc Inck rs i frst time. sponsG. i "We hope lo have these "We were not cnly here tojmecLir-gs at least once a year solicit bo said. j in the future and I expect Ihcre came to have a first- hand look at the college, how ic commission, but there were three short, informal presenta- tions. The commission received one written brief during each of ils previous campus visits in Grande Prairie and Edmonton. Wilf Bowncs of Ihe Lelh- bridge Chamber of Commerce said it was impossible for any responsible body to prepare a I presentation in the short time I the comrrission made avail- j able. "You would have pcUen more people who are interested in the college if they were given more lime to prepare he said. About -10 people, including students and faculty attended the one hour long hearing. will be more extensive partici- pation." it is run and to meet the people Dr. Kolesar said another rca- Livolvcd in it." j son for the small number of He said due to Ihe fact that j presentations could be thai people are generally satisfied with the college and really don't have much to complain about. Ihis was the firs! hearing Hie commission lias ever conducted in Lethbridge. people may have out. been reluctant to turn CY pavement on hill Lethbridge have formed a new construction company. Wesbridge Construction Lid., owned and operated by Mel Murakami and Kingo Sakamoto is open for business at 1301 1st Ave. N., former office of Bird Construction Co. Ltd. Bird Construction, a national company, is discontinuing its Lcthbridge branch, but Bird Building Supplies, a subsidiary of Bird Construction, is contin- uing operations at 113 13th St. N. Mr. Murakami is former man- ager of Bird Construction, which lie was employed for 23 years. Mr. Sakamoto was with Bird Construction for 2-1 years and was an estimator. The new firm has leased the Bird Construction premises and has retained the Bird Construc- tion telephone number. Wesbridge is in the commcr- manager the Travel and Convention Association of Southern Alberta. .Smith said Ihe money es- timated was based On one tour- ist spending an average of per day in the community. That number of visitors exceed by roughly 100 limes the number of available hotel and motel rooms in Lcth- bridge, he said. Travel association director Li'n Ilalnirasl said the Cana- dian Pacific Railway may have to Iw asked to move exlra sleeping cars here to accom- j modate the crowd. j "That's done j said Mr. Halmrast. Tentative plans for the pa- geant call for a three-day show at Indian Battle Park during the end o[ August. The show will present some of the highlights of life in the early west, such as Hie first wedding, the coming of the po- lice and an Indian bailie. The pageant is planned as a preview lo celebrations in and 1974, marking the forma- tion and ride wost of the North ncrs of the ECMP. FORT 1VIIOOP-UP cent falls under the new grade classification. Mr. Olson said the new sys- tem is aimed at improving the marketing of Canadian wheat. Prolein segregation is in- cluded in Ihc plan. Under this pervisor of the counselling and guidance .scm'ce. The public also has the opportunity lo oh- lain first-hand career infcrma- liou. Twenty-five of the exhibitors were contacted from through out Alherta by the service and the remainder are local indu.s- Iries educational insii- lules. Tlie cul-of-lown exhibi- tors travel at Iheir own ex- lop i ppnse on a planned tour of [towns lo participate in career fairs, usually one-day shows. The lour.s are arranged in such a manner as to make pos- sible a relurn to a single area every three or four years. In tin's way, students arc able lo concept, producers who grow wheat which reaches a protein j participate in Ihe fair during level above the set mean will j their ninth and hvelflh school be paid a premium over other' l: wheat producers. Mr. Olson said the protein segregation scheme will make payments to delivery points ini- tially and these will [hen he passed on to (he individual grower. He said the hold-up lo the protein grading is the lack of machines which can handle grain faster and more reliably. He said progress on develop- ing a new and better protein lesler is coming, with a new test facility in Calgary and an expanded facility in Winnipeg. He said the on-going opera- tional costs will be returned to the industry in total. years, which counsellors bc- iieve is most profitable lo them, said Mr. Moll. The lours arc usually plan- ned to cover ttic smaller towns, he said, which require more services lhap. the larger where such services are more readily available. Eight career fairs were held in the province last year, and the Lelhbndgc fair is the first of 10 planned for 1972. The exhibits will be set up in Brooks on Thursday, and the lour will continue lo Camrose, Ponoka. Vegreville, Bonncy- villc. Stony Plain. Hinlon, Peace River and Athabasca. Three TCASA directors resign for Inch of time The Travel end Convention Assotialicii of Southern Alberta has accepted the resignation of three directors. They are: Tex Erule and Dave Simpson of Pincher Creek, and Addison Greene of Csrdston. All three gave lack of time due to business as Iheir reason for resigning. During a 15-muiute secret meeting, directors of the travel association decided to investi- gate why a few members of Ihe 30-member board have failed to a'.tend meetings regularly. Association president John Neal said the group is current- ly in the middle oi a reorgani- zation to find members willing West Mounted Police, forerun- to attend monthly meetings regularly and take an active part in promotion of tourism. At the January meeting, he threatened to call for the resig- nation of members who have Situated near the confluence misscd meetings in a of the Mary and the Old- man Rivers, Fort was built by Johnny Healy in parlnersliip with Alfred B. Hamilton in 18G9. In the first year of business, some of the cial, industrial and institutional fort's inflamed customers burn- construcLon fields. I cd the place down. causes CORRECTION En MACLEODS' ad FREE SHOPPING SPREE that appeared Friday, Feb. 4rh (he copy should have read: "You can also use your Jan. 7th Sales Slips to shop during Ihe Gigantic Clearout Sale at Marshall-Wells location at 318 6th Street 5. No injuries resulted from a' two cars already in collision three car accident on the hrcw- and swerved into a snowbank on cry hill at about 9 a.m. today, the side of the highway. The A police official on the scene car climbed the bank and then said the accident probably re- j relied over. The occupants suited when a car slid sideways j were not injured. on the icy pavement and A police ofiical said the roll iBud Olson apprehensive lover hog slaughter plant EDMONTON Federal Ag-1 When asked he thought stopped, blocking both Janes of traffic. A second car was unable to slop and slammed into the right front side of the first. A small sports car with two occupants tried to avoid the bar was responsible for safety of the persons sports car. riculture Minister Bud Olson Tuesday called for equal pro- ducer participation for all com- Names of vohed and total damage were able at press lime. the persons cstimale of moditics on domcsitc and ex- 1 port markets and injected a in- note of apprehension regarding the Ilie proposed million hog of a few hog producers in south- ern Alherta signing contracts for Ilie supply of raw material for a processing industry pro- posed by North American Inte- grated Food Processors Co. Lid., he said h? didn't approve John Gogo, .seeking the Lctli- bridge Conservative nomination the next federal election, lias objected lo a Fob 1 Her- ald .story lhal said he "pledged INVITING THE "BEST MAN" TO PHOTOGRAPH YOUR WEDDING AND NEVER HAVING TO SAY YOUR SORRY! Still Conveniently Located At A. E. CROSS STUDIO 328-0111 Phones 328-0222 ED KEELING to work lo ensure a hiph quality o[ life for soulhcrn Alhcrtuus which hn said is currently fosin net avail- j slaughtering plcnt for southern of a few producers sharing in Alberta. I a .specially market. Air. Olson said he has never bren impressed with Mr. Riea- forl's (director and technical manager of North American In- tegrated Fond Processors) pro- posal or anybody else who feels he should have access lo the eroded by large i Faid he likely spend his corporations aTidlhpdniK cull." !firal term in office scavchin" markets and (lie production to fill that, market. Mr. Gogo, manager of the southern Alberta bnmcli of an imcsimput company, f.ihl "I didn't pledge trt do anythinp. I simply expressed concern." He added that his statement announcing his intention to con- test the Profiressivc Consrrva- livc nominntioi] was ncl meant lo attack large corporations. "What I meant was that the government looks al riliwns as though they were only numbers in a large he sflid. Mr. Gogo said his criticism was not directed at tlio current Rovernmonl, nor at cur- rent MP I) cane Gimdlock, but "Alberln lias nol been adequately represenlod." example, hn said there was much less discussion of inn federal governmenl'.s proposed wheat slnhilizntinii bill in 01- lawa lhan (ho Mibjecl rlesrivrd. The hill ovnilually dropped.) "I get Ihc impression lint many people, and I mean Ihc small letter Ml', have been muzzled v.'liD should net be muz- zled.11 If elected an MP, Mr. Gogo He said lie would mucli rather for problems. 5W lnarKels "There arc nslii i :onnl lcvcl so a" Pro now Ual we don't oven know i duccrs in Canada can paiiici he said. 1 pate in Ibe market. row. II c slrcFscd. however, lhal the three men who resigned rn cently were not. among those who had missed meetings. Canadian Chamber president here Neil German of Calgary, president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, will he among the dignitaries attend- ing the Lethbndgc Chamber of Commerce 83rd annual meet- ing Feb. 23. Featured speaker that night will be Premier Peter Loug- htcd. Mr. German will also be the featured speaker aL the annual meeting Falls Chamber Fridav. of the Great of Commerce VIII ONE DAY ONLY 12-HOUR SALE THURSDAY, FEB. 10-9 A.M.-9 P.M. NO REFUNDS-NO EXCHANGES 25 PAIR ONLY LEVIS FLARE CORDS and boot cuts (U.S. mude) Blue or brown J.4T 115 PAIR OF CASUAL SLACKS Ploin nnd fonty slripcs. Cords and (lonncls, Love 'n' Stuff gnd Mali (U.S. made) Reg. 13.00 25 PAIR OF FLANNEL SLACKS by Robert Brute. Reg. 13.00......... .50 Tlic public is invited 10 mcoj witli the City Council to discuss mnllers pertaining lo Civic Any person intercMed in making siatomcnts lo or asking questions of Council may appear al a Public Meeling to be hold In ihc Council Chamber on Monday, February }A, at p.m. JOHN GERLA Cily Clorlc 50 PAIR ONLY BOYS' BLUE DENIM JEANS Siiei 4-13. (U.S. Reg. 6.95 lid PAIR FLARES BLUE JEANS by Male and Gailiahl (Mode in Reg. 10.00 WRANGLER JACKETS Nylon Reg. 14.95 14 ONIY LEVIS JACKETS While only. Reg. 12.95............ ,.47 MEN'S T-SHIRTS by Stanfiald'i S and L. Reg. 1.75 lo 2.00 WESTERN I 5th STREET S. USE YOUR CHARGEX CARD GRAIN TAKEN IN TRADE. FOR MERCHANDISE PHONE 328-4726 ;