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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Tuesday, February 20, 1973 Provincial park nnounced n CALGARY (CP) - Plans for a 2,800-acre provincial park in the Fish Creek valley on the southern edge of Calgary were announced Monday by Premier Peter Louglieed. He indicated the province had been quietly laying the groundwork for the park while local groups were calling for the halt ot urban growth into the unspoiled area. Most of the land for the park has already been purchased, Mr. Lougheed told a news conference. The park would likely be bounded by the escarpments of the narrow valley on the north and south and the Sarcee Reserve on the west and the Bow River on the east. No specific value for the land was given but land values in the area suggest at least $15 million would be needed to purchase the entire area. The government has purchased 1,250 acres from the Burns Foundation Ltd., for 56.3 million and has an option to buy 127 beloiv coldest reading By ARNIE HAKALA Canadian Press Staff Writer When it's really cold, Mike Newark slips his warm fingers into the record books. "The coldest mankind has ever recorded was 127 degrees below zero at a Russian station named Vostak in the Antarctic," he says with a giggle. Mike, a meteorologist with Environment Canada in Toronto, said that when it gets really cold - as it has been in southern Ontario for the last few days - he spends all his time inside. Last Friday was a cold day 5n Ontario and some other parts of Canada but as Mike will tell you - all those long underwear, toques and extra socks don't tell the real story, It has been much worse. The record lows: - Canada-Snag, Yukon, -81, Feb. 3, 1947. - British Columibia: Smith River, -74, Jan. 31, 1947. - Alberta: Fort Vermilion, -73, Jan. 11, 1911. -r- Saskatchewan: Prince Albert, -70, Feb. 1, 1893. - Manitoba: Norway House, -63, Jan. 9, 1399. - Ontario: Iroquois Falls, -73, Jan. 23, 1935. - Quebec: -66, Doucet, Feb. 5, 1923. - New Brunswick: S i s s o n Bam, -53, Feb. I, 1955. - Nova Scotia: Upper Stowiacke, -42, Jan., 31, 1920. - Prince Edward Island: C h ar 1 o 11 etown, -27, Jan. 29, 1877. - Newfoundland: Sand grit Lake, Jan. 17, 1946, and Ashuanipi, Feb. 7, 1950, -55. 650 acres east of the Macleod Trail from the Kelwood Corporation for an estimated $2.3 million. Development restrictions have been placed on about 900 acres between the Sarcee Reserve and the Macleod Trail. The Fish Creek park would would be the first provincial park established within the boundaries of a major Alberta city and would be part of the provincial parks plan announced in the Alberta throne speech. Party politics come to N.W.T. YELLOWKNIFE. N.WT.. (CP) - Party politics came to the Northwest Territories during the weekend. Six elected members of the territorial council announced they have formed a political party, yet to be named, which will have no ties with any political organization at a national or provincial level. The council, which consists of 10 elected members and three others appointed by the federal government, has traditionally been known for its colorful chai-acters and fierce individualism among members unconnected to any political groups. However, factions started to develop during the last three weeks at an unusually stormy session of the territorial council. The council had to drop its attempts to present a united front in its dealings with OU tawa. Tom Butters, elected member for Westarn Arctic, said in a telephone interview from his home in Inuvik. N.W.T., the party will maintain independence from the Liberal, Progressive Conservative, New Democratic and Social Credit parties No banned mushrooms in Canada OTTAWA (CP)-None of the contaminated cans of mushrooms recalled in the United States during the weekend had made their way to Canada, federal healh officials said today. Thousands of cans of mush-roms were recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Saturday because they might be contaminated with potentially poisonous botulism organisms, an often fatal food poisoning caused by bacteria. The U.S. authorities said the mushrooms were packaged in six-pound, nine-ounce cans and would have been sold mainly through wholesale outlets to resaurants. A spokesman for the federal health protection branch here said immediate checks by the Canadian authorities revealed that none of the cans would have been distributed to Canada. on all levels. Mr. Butters, publisher of a weekly newspaper, said he is officially the secretary of the new party but added that no leaders has been elected yet. All except one of the native members of the council joined the new party. The other members come from the relatively-populous Mackenzie Valley and Great Slave Lake areas which will be affected most by the planned highway and pipeline developments. Agreements to form the new party were signed by Willie Adams, Eskimo member for Keewatin: James Rabesca, a Dogrib Indian i-epresenting Great Slave North: Lena Peder-sen, a Greenlandic Eskimo from Central Arctic: Paul Kae-ser of Great Slave South: Lyle Trimble, member for Lower Mackenzie, and Mr. Butters. During the last session of council, all six members repeatedly expressed concern that native northerners were not getting enough development benefits, both socially and economically. Of the eight members not involved in the new party, only four are elected: Nick Sibbes-ton, Mackenzie-TJard: Bryan Pearson, Eastern Arctic; Weldy Phipps, High Arctic, and Dave Searle, Yellowknife. Mr. Butters said he sees the party as "a giant step forward" in the council's drive towards responsible government for the territories. The council has no actual legislative power, being only an advisory body for the coinmis sioner of the N.W.T., who holds the rank of deputy minister in the federal department of northern affairs. Take cold walk GRAYLING, Mich. (AP) - A 67-year-old man and his 76-year-old wife walked, barefoot through the snow and near-zero temperatures to get help after their house caught fire. Arthur and Effie Howe were treated for frostbite and minor burns when they reached their nearest neighbor a mile and a half away. Their house was completely destroyed, police said. Methyl alcohol kills boy, 14 CALGARY (CP) -Grant Mikalson, 14, of Calgary died in hospital after drinking methyl alcohol. Police said they talked to three other juveniles who drank with the boy from a jug found in the basement of one of their homes. None of the others were ill. FINAL 4 DAYS OF MillNaLQj WORLD OF SHOES | FEBRUARY SPECIAL SELECTION OF Women's Shoes NOW, PAIR .. SELECTION OF WOMEN'S Shoes and Sandals 3.99 NOW, PAIR SELECTION OF Fashion and Winter BOOTS NOW PRICE SELECTION OF PURSES 25% Off JUST ARRIVED ' NEW SPRING FASHIONS For Men and Women Open Thursday till 9 p.m. WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6th STREET SOUTH Your . . . IX A Druggists in Lethbridge and Southern Alberta McCaffrey's Drug Store 418 13th Street North Phone 327-2205 LETHBRIDGE Thriftway Drugs 702 13th Street North Phone 327-0340 BLAIRMORE Michael Finn Pharmacy Phone 562-2192 CARDSTON Temple City Drugs 271 Main Street Phone 653-3842 CLARESHOLM Claresholm Pharmacy 4921 1st Street Phono 235-3050 COALDALE Coaldale Pharmacy 1721 20th Avenue Phone 345-3277 FORT MACLEOD Price's Rexall Drug 206 24th Street Phone 234-3093 PICTURE BUTTE Price's Pharmacy 339 Highway Ave. N. Phone 732-4431 TABER Johnson's Taber Drug Store 5314 48th Avenue Phone 223-2233 VULCAN Mitchell's Pharmacy Phone -485-2012 Vulcan Pharmacy Phone 485-2432 Toast to treaty Canadian External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp and Cuban Vice-Foreign Minister Rene Amillo toast one another w.ith champagne after the two put their signatures to an anti-hijacking treaty between the two countries at a ceremony in Ottawa. Cultural hits new exchange level PARIS (CP)' - Cultural exchanges between France and Canada will reach a new level later this year with the aid of new communications facilities, says a French government official in an article published today by the France-Canada Association. Writing in the association magazine, Paraellel 48, Philippe Malaud, secretary of state for the public service and information section of the French' government, said this year will see the first use of a communications satellite in Franco-Quebec television productions. Mr.* Malaud said the series will consist of cultural and information programs and entertainment. Cable television was another area in which co-operation between France and Canada could be useful. "This new method of commu- nication will , greatly affect French life on the individual and social level. The possibilities afforded are immense. Mr. Malaud said close co-operation exists between France and both the federal and provincial governments in Canada. FIRST WOOD-GRINDER The first wood-grinder in North America was installed at Valleyfield, Que., by Alexander Buntin in 1866. Wage increase for professors EDMONTON ' (CP) . - The University of Alberta's 1,600 academic staff have been awarded a 5.3-per-cent wage increase on their 1973-74 contract, it was announced today. Under the settlement, the minimum annual salary will be $9,650 for a lecturer, $12,500 for an assistant professor, $16,420 for an associate professor and $21,820 for a full professor. NO HELP REQUIRED Canada was the only Allied country that did not require financial aid from the United States after the Second Wrrid War. "I SKI FOR GOD" Jungle Jim Hunter, the jelf-bent-type skier who is Canada's all-round male best, says skiing is a form of evangelism. He tells Andy O'Brien why in an article complete with color photos - this Saturday IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE REGU1 AH. SUPER or PLUS LISTERIIME $166 24 oz. � EA Sugg. List $2.39 Vaseline INTENSIVE CARE LOTION 169 Sugg List $2 19 | CREST TOOTHPASTE f* Sugj. List LADY LOVE FITS ALL PANTY HOSE Assorted colours Sugg, list 99c 69* PLAYTEX TAMPONS DEODORANT OR BASIC REGULAR or SUPER 30's Sugg- 4 RQ list 1.99 .... J Delsey BATHROOM TiSSUE lE^9 37 C TWIN PACK Sugg. List 42c N0XZEMAS, Two 4 oz. Jars SI 39 g Sugg, list $1.79 limited Quantities SUNLIGHT 3,, LIQUID DETERGENT C0NFIDETS 12's. Sugg. RQ0 48's. Sugg. 1 list 6Se ... WW list 2.39 ... � Desert Flower p CREAM DEODORANT 2 for 1 Special 4 19 Sugg, list 1.79......... . . II OLD SPICE STICK Q7fj DEODORANT. Sugg, list 1.50 . .. 1 143 DETTOL - No. 16 size........ | PEARL DROPS. Sugg, list 1.79 .. 33^* HEAD AND SHOULDERS. Family size jar, tube or lotion. *f 4|9 Sugg, list 1.85 .............. | VASELINE INTENSIVE CARE BATH BEADS 16 ounce. �f "|J Sugg, list 1.69 .............. | CLEARASIL. Skintone or Vanishing AQfj Sugg, list 1.43 ........ ..... Ow COLGATE DENTAL CREAM. Giant size Special, 50 ml. M "JM Sugg, list 81c. Pre-priced 59c .. hp I RIGHT GUARD Anti-perspirant. 7.8-oz. for the price of 6-oz. $t QQ Sugg, list 1.69 .............. | CREST TOOTHPASTE QQtf Family. Sugg, list 1.39 ....... WW BRIGHT SIDE SHAMPOO QAK 10-oz. Sugg, list 1.79......... WW . Clairol HERBAL ESSENCE SHAMPOO V 1 lU Normal/Dry  or Oily �'J7m 8oz.Sugg.Lirt$1.98 Q . Suggested List 74c 12s NEWI POND'S 'THE THING' for eyes and lips Sugg. List 1.25 0 2Q Q Children s w Zf Multiple Vitamins 100 s Sugg List S4 69 BIC'BANANA' INK CRAYONS CAssorted S-PACK Sugg, list 99c ASSORTED <39 Sugg. 'listSI.9l MAGlMOLAX ALBERTO BALSAM INSTANT CONDITIONER 16 ounce 2.49 for 1.49 Special ..... 119 16 oz. Reg oi Mini Sugg List SI G9 BAND-AID BRAND PLASTIC STRIPS %" - 100'. Segg. list 1.75 97' SAVE ON THESE AND MANY MORE SPECIALS NOT LISTED HERE See listing of IDA Drug Stores in Southern Alberta in adjacent ad yVE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES 25 ;