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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 36 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Wednddoy, February 17. PARKING PAYOFF PEANUT PACKED A peanut-pocking squirrel named Smokey isn't paying for parking he's collecting his morning payoff from parking lot attend- ant Walter Kreski. Smokey and several of his friends collect peanuts each day from Mr. Kreski at his parking booth in Hamilton. 'owizns u UUo I rCeducina in fust ONE WEEK over 275 Lethbridge Women are losing posmls and inches 'T YOU! Read what SUSAN GRIFFITHS says about Canadian Women's Figure and reducing Clinics: Like A Woman Again! Canadian Women's is really ideal to make you slim, and make you feel like a woman again. Men's heads turn to you in the street when you smile by on dancing feet, walking proud for all you meet like a woman again. Look at me, in just one week, four inches slimmer and feeling sleek like a woman again. Another few weeks. I can hardly wait. Perserverence is all it takes. C'mon girls you, too. can rate like a woman again. Why not make it work lor you? Call Today 327-4582 Open n.m. to p.m. GUARANTEED RESULTS Heavy snow forces annual Mica Dam shutdoivn Men and machines pause until spring REVELSTOKE, B.C. (CP) The roar of diescl trucks and construction equipment has a soft blanket of snow covers the site of the big Mica dam 85 miles north of this eastern British Columbia com- munity. The men and machines have paused until spring in their pro- ject, one of the highest earthfill dams in the world. Heavy snow 300 inches a year- forces the annual shutdown at the mountainous site, where the dam will eventually tower 800 feet above bedrock and 650 feet above the original riverbed. The men have passed the halfway mark and have placed more than 23.7 million cubic yards of gravel, rock and I an emergency discharge route glacial fill in place. Another 42 million cubic yards of fill will be required to complete the dam. Prior to the shutdown continu- ous streams of gigantic bclly- the height of the dam to rise an- other 140 feet next season if weather conditions are favora- ble, and the project is scheduled for completion in the spring of 1973. Workmen are also construct- ing a 30-foot-deep spillway chan- nel through solid rock to form for reservoir water to protect the dam in the event of unu- sually high run-off waters or oilier unforeseen events. On the same side of the dam workers will build a 250-foot dump earth movers dumped high control tower to control the 120-ton loads atop the dam, which now towers more than 430 feet above bedrock. Mica Dam contractors expect water of the reservoir as it flows down the tunnel On the west side of the dam there will be six -ntakej for a powerhouse, which is to he built under a future contract. Completion of the Mica pro- ject will mark the end of a pro- gram of control of Columbia River waters. Two other dams built under the Columbia River Treaty in Duncan and the Hugh Keenleyside dams- were completed earlier to pro- vide extensive control of the riv- er's flood waters. The reservoir behind the Mica project will stretch for 135 miles from Valemount on the north side to within about is miles of Golden on the south. The powerhouse, at Mica will eventually have a generating capacity of 2.5 million kilowatts and the storage of water at Mica will allow other major power plant to be built later at downstream locations. CWL to cater to banquet GRANUM (HNS) Seven members and one visitor were present at the Catholic Wom- en's League meeting which was held at the home of Mrs. Poldi Dorner. The members will cater to the United Grain Grower's banquet Monday. Plans were made for the an- nual St. Patrick's turkey sup- per. Mrs. Fedelia Fitzpatrick was named convener for both suppers. A reading from the second chapter of Genesis was given by Rev. Redmond. The March meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. A. Cesar. SPECIAL OFFER COM- FJ PLETE 4 MONTH PRO- GRAM. AS AS ?5S U "YOU HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE BUT WEIGHT PHONE 327-4582 We ARE NOT A GYM OR SPA! MO. i WE TRY HARDER! 1CQ7 S. (2 DOORS WEST Of CJOC) PHONE 327-4582 Our Best Selling Shag! Now Specially Priced Haddon Hall 'Cabana' Thick, Tufted Nylon Fashion Eroadloom in 14 most wanted exciting shades, all of them Shaggy! 'Your assurance of value, the sincerest effort Eaton's can make to bring you outstanding savings and satisfaction. Here a Shag, There a Shag, our Haddon Hall "Cabana" Shag is Right for any Room! ''Cabana" Nylon Shag Broadloom is so popular that it now bears Eaton's re- spected Haddcn Hall label. And it also qualifies as a Canada-Wide Special, meaning you save en every square yard you purchase. And shaggy. Densely tufted, resilient, it's a pile rug that resists abrasion and won't mat. Long wearing, too. Suits adults and their capricious children be- cause you can wipe up most spills or easily vacuum out most dirt, For In-The-Homo Carpet Service: Phone Eaton's at 327-8551 and ask for "Floor Coverings." Just one call brings a dacorator-estimater to your home. Available in 12 foot width (Example: 12'xl5' area rug would cost Bnsi of all, we've got the most exciting array cf shaggy colours you'll see this Spring. Chcose from Emerald Bay, Spring Green, Melon Green, Bright Olive, Gold Rush, Gold Tones, Inca Gold, Spice, Straw, Hayride, Ember, Red, Pink Ice and Sage. Special, Square Yard Floor Coverings Second Floor EATON'S Shop Thursday and Friday From 9 'Til 9. Buy Line 328-8811. ;