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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Wxinwdoy, 17, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 17 Spring skiing is special but ivatch corn snow cuts WARM DAYS ARE FOR TREE HOUSES it may be a bit optimistic but a few sunny days this time of year and a young man's (very young) fancy turns not so much to thoughts of love bul to tree climbing and looking down from a secret, vaulted hide- away. When spring really arrives the husky tree will add green curtains of privacy to the lofty perch._____________________________ Evangelists here Saturday The Ontario evangelistic team of Rev. Ken Campbell and Jim Reese will be featured Saturday at the annual Sweet- Second win ior Hofers in Ask Andy The Herald has another win- ner. A World Book Encyclopedia set goes to Miss Florence Hofer of Stirling. The answer to Florence's question in the popular Ask Andy column will he published in Thursday's edition of The Herald. The question: Why do brown rabbits turn white? Florence is a cousin of Donna Hofer, who won a World Book Encyclopedia set last Novem- ber. For every question submitted by a Herald reader, which has an answer published in the Ask Andy column, World Book awards either an encyclopedia set, a world atlas or a globe. Agro society seeks members The newly-formed branch of the Alberta Society of Agricul- tural Technologists will hold a general meeting in mid-April, and is seeking new members. A g r i c u 1 tural technologists and technicians within the Lethbridge region, which lies south of a Nanton-Vulcan-Lo- mond line from the B.C. bor- der, and then south along the eastern boundaries of the Coun- ty of Lethbridge and County of Warner, may obtain member ship forms from Paul Maloff at 328-7.171. hearts' Banquet at Sven Erick- sen's Family Restaurant. The banquet, to start at p.m., will be sponsored by the city's Christian Business Men's Committee. The two eastern visitors head the Campbell-Reese Evnagelis- tic Association which two years ago attracted close to persons to a 10-day crusade in Lethbridge. Mr. Campbell will be gues speaker Saturday; Mr. Rees and a few southern Albert groups will perform musi numbers. Tickets for the banquet which is expected to attrac more than 200 persons, ar availble from ,CBMC member and the Bible Book Store, 41 4th Ave. S. Clean-up of streets under way Lethbridge residents con- cerned about the amount of crushed rock on city streets can rest assured that clean-up oper- ations are under way. The street sweepers went out Sunday night and will keep at it until the job is finished or it snows comes first. Operations right now are being restricted to cleaning up the clean grit from the streets. This can be salvaged and used again. For the moment, crews are not touching the job of cleaning out the gutters. Recital set The second noon hour reci tal of the spring semester by the University of Leth bridge music department will feature lecturer A. K. Putland Feb. 23 in a program cnliilc'd, The Ca mera in Search ol Music. The lecture, which will be held in Room 11C of the class- room building, is open to the public. The recital will combine mu- sic items and hi.slory wilh coi- ned stifles of Mr. Pullaml's Irips to .Scotland, Finland, Rus- H and S officers The 1971 executive of the S Basil's Home and School Ass ciation was elected at a recen meeting. Elected were: Valentine D Tarnava, president; E. Terr) Wauters, first vice presiden Roland Anderson, second president; Mrs. Carolyn Lyn secretary; and Mrs. Judit Wauters, treasurer. By LARRY BENNETT Herald Staff Writer i The most under-rated time; the ski season is the spring, j When the grass starts to the golf courses turn reen and all the snow in the ackyard has melted and the dden yard work becomes all x> apparent, most skiers hang their skiis. The decision is a tragic one. pring snow and the warm eather could offer the ski en- usiast special pleasures. Contrary to the beliefs of any skiers, spring or corn ow is delightful to ski on. orn snow is so named be- ause it is actually small eces of very compacted snow the size of a kernel of Skiing on corn snow can best e equated to skiing on soft ball- icarings. Turning is easy as ng as the skier keeps his eight toward the back of his kills. Proper clothing and equip- nent care become critical in re spring conditions. Many oring skiers like to take ad- antage of the spring sun to lart sun tanning. Many of the lore avid sun worshippers on cut-off jeans and short- leeve shirts. This style of ress does allow them to get laximum exposure to the sun and its snow reflected rays, >ut it also increases the hance of painful injuries. Corn snow may feel soft un- er the skiis; but if the skier alls he will discover the rystaline structure of the now kernels will produce riction similar to sand paper n wood. Skiers without gloves n the spring will often finisr he day with sore and cul hands particularly if they ex end their arms to break a fall Equipment up-keep is1 crti SM bases must be smooth jnd properly waxed and ki edges must be free of al t n i c k s and burrs. Gouges in the ski bases, improper wa and burred edges will ofte make each ski travel at a dif erent speed making turninj and control much more diffi cult. Many skiers have found tha a light layer of clear paraffi [canning wax) applied to th lop of the ski will keep a build up of snow from forming. Good wax polish on a leathe ski boot will prevent it from becoming damaged by the fre moisture in the snow. Properly layered clothin will assure the all day comfor of the spring skier. Mos spring days on the slopes1 star rather chilly in the morning get warm toward mid-day ar cool in the evening. Being abl to adjust to the temperatur changes by adding or stf trading a layer of clothing will weather warms it may be; The Navv League Cadet 1 prevent the "skier from over-1 worn over a sweater. Its major I Corps to- heating or becoming chilled. function is cutting the wind. j p m aboard ship A good clothing investment If properly equipped the ski- j Ave. and 17th St. S. All for the spring skier is a nylon er may discover spring is for j cadets are reminded to bring wind shirt, it may be worn un- more things than playing golf jn a new recruit to the evening der the parka, or when the I or cutting the lawn. parade._______________ Population shift About persons moved into Crowsnest Pass area be- tween 19C1 and 1966. Some n.oved out during that period. i Approximately 75 per cent of the emigrants were below the age of 35. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 New LYSOL Liquid TOILET BOWL CLEANER aims up...cleans everywhere... even the problem area under the rim. Toilet Bowl Cleaner keeps the whole bowl clean, safe, and below the water line'. Convenient spout sends full strength, undiluted cleaning power against the sides of the bowl and under the rim. Kills germs that cause odours. Now at your favourite store. Phosphate Free! Mark Reg. Smells nice and fresh; Keeps the busiest bathrooms nicer to be in. Home park application Another application has been made for a mobile home park in the riverbottom area. An applica t i o n from Abe Bickman for such a park will be considered by the Munici- pal Planning Commission to- day. The location is the flat area west of the Highway 3 traf- fic bridge, at present occupied largely by old automobiles. An application from Tolle- strup Construction Ltd. for a similar development east of the river has not yet been dealt with by the commission, which is studying a report on recrea- tion land use in the riverbot- tom. sia, Austria and Greece. Annual meeting The annual meeting of the Lethbridgc and Central Savings and Credit Union will be held Feb. 20 at p.m. in the Park Plaza Motor Hotel. A smorgasbord supper will be held ,il p.m., willi lick- els available at Ihe credit un- ion office. A dance will follow. OUR STORE HAS BEEN CLEANED UP AND WE'RE BACK IN BUSINESS TO SERVE YOU! 11 General Electric Appliances Philco Ford Color TV 4 Bernina Sewing Machines Philips Stereo r Admiral Appliances Color PRICES WERE NEVER LOWER OUR ENTIRE STOCK DRASTICALLY REDUCED! APPLIANCE TV CENTRE All SALES CASH OR CONTRACT 319 7th Streets.-Phone 328-1673 ;