Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, January i: I Population survey shines Foxes np, pheasants down Ev I At Herald A local n. RY BENNETT in; same b i nis. especially ed there would be a.-. increase Mafr fiteasarts. There's really no in the bird pociL.v.ion, but we .._ ;o measure extK'Ly what can't say '.o extent the foxes are dc'-; to the population wouid rise." he said. lec-eisbs pheasant population." said. --The population of foxes is oi foxes i Frank Somerv.lle. Lethbrid.ee definitely high in many areas "_ there is no fish arc wildlue Lncreiising b others. The officer. best way to reduce the popula- IVe fee! that if the pcpula- uons would be to entourage fox .V fixes espeeia'Jv b ihe huntbs. desiro'.b; of districts. was decreas- "I wouldn't ;o so iar as lo -oss over siinplifi- that the World tourists to visit city The Ic-.vricse cistri- w-.i. her. -0 young world era- '-flier? be nexi months as trart federally funded Canada Youth exchange Paul ?.fch. of "-he department culture, youth and recrea- The Herald ire croi'p cf vreti-s "d their advisors are :o an-" e at LeLibridze ar.d then rrcceed '.o Coaldale Tu-es- -v'rere th-r-' are to te bil.etec m the "are-Inn, a r.-.--e. been to small apartments. The o-'h group consisting .-.f youths from ica Yugoslavia ar.d advisors be m our area for two months simply to coserve how Alber- lans live arc Thar, they do rascally to saiaple the culture cur area.'1 said Mr. Rcch. Mr. Roch said the a-.erar; abou: :o year? old and the-- zc- are from 20 :o 25 vears old. Mr. Xixh said scree ars -jnl- drrosxits. ars high school graduates srjfi :ht res have completed soze sor si trade training course. "While in Lethbddge dis- tnci the rr.ake Meld trips to pohts rf bierss i Southern a; as be- coEJnz involved ia the coirmu- nity "WCrjg m ym-tn crro- ia rerares. at tie Lethbr.dge I QUALITY DENTURE I CLINIC I EDDY PIETBICH I Cidifitd Dvnlal Mechanic I Copi'ol Furnilun Bidg. PHONE 32S-74H BM1 College arxi h-ope- f-j'lv a: the Vrirersiiy of Leth- bndge." said >t. Rcch. He also said :hey are seeking M-ork prcvcts ra a no-pay basis. Members cf '.he gro-jp are not allowed ;o acceot any pay- may do. 50 it "usr. be core en a bisis. aided M-. Koch. To expenses the travels lives tvrjilly. a; Coaldale they are -j-'rig lie restaurant iaci- of the convened motei as a r-y a cvc'_7 cf ci'-iiens. L- Quebec, s-ho are bterest- s-i ia yoLTh'j ir. sociery arc L-. '.heir devslopm e through eichacges b pecples ar.d oilrires. The is designed to rive an izcective educs- tionai and crosE-c-jlrjral exper- ience b the co-ooeraiirg oi Malaysia. Yusosla'.-ia and Mex- ico. The Iravel cpen '.o ail Canadian cidzens bei-'een 15 and 33 years o'.d and HO ?ir-JcMias per year are Appiicsats gersraily of the program b local high schooj. said F.och. All rrave! eJireries far ycuths are raid g-r.-erT.- grar-LS. Tr.ene is zo ei- renje :o '.he youn-g perscn or his After the sLay ir Lethbridge and district h e cuths wlii to Maiaysia arji ihec on to the other ciratirs nrJKries as car-, of a year-long :rip. said Mr. Roch. Tr.ere are currently no local involved in the program, bur. .NL-. Roch express- ed hopes ths: panaapardon from the area could sran next year. inquest into aruer man's death there tvill be ro inches: the snoTrmobile death'of Duce. Coron- fr Dr. John Mo-gan said Triin-s- dsy "There no T.vi'_rtesstrS '.o the Dr. Morgan said Thursdsy He si: a.- bctt-est creates publicity, ird this raaie people rre care- M-. D-.ce. of Warner had taken a frr a trial evenrrg, and salesmen fxi Iwsing for vrnen fctr.d. Mr D'jce Slichaei's General Hcs- pital. he died early F.CM? Millv River believe that Mr. hit a ditch ar.d the snowmcoile cverrjrred. The mishap on the east outskirts of Warner, about 6 recommend the of hounds and mounted liunters for fox hunting, but group hunting of the predator animal irouW be most ho said. department of fish ait-d wildlife is enccuragin" the use of hunters to control the fox population. "We think the fox is a very sporting animal to hunt. Hunt- ing foxes wwild be a good way to promote good re'aoons be- nveen the hunter and the farm- er. "Farmer's arcitudes and the attitudes of many land ownen seein to vary trith the kuxj of animal a person asits to hunt for on their land. "The man who asks to go pheasant hunting and says be will shoot a fox if he sees it has less of a cr.cr.ce to get per- mission than the man who wants to him; foxes and sboot a pheasant if re sees said Mr. Soraerville. Somsrville attributed the increase in the fox population to many factors: The animal's natural abil- ity to avoid traps. .Avoidance o; scavsnpnf food (like poisoned coyote baits) v.-'reri game birrs and small rodents are availab'e. Lacs of natural ciuaceution f.-vn: o'.her predators, like roy- OTS. -.viic'r. are bejig poisoned or" f. Lack of nuaupg pressure and s'slled to take the animal in bis is. by far. :he best to' take cavses tr.e :o a bu: it 'Is the compli- cated ".vay to cater. "Fox hunting b pocps is :he next bes: -.ray to '.ake foxes ar.d far more prac- ti ral rrappbs. Xo huntir-g licence is reciiired fir a resident of Alber-a to hum A private land trap- ring "li shoi small cslibre r--f.es. like the .2! calibre the pelts are '.sualiy net badly dam- aged and be sold to help tbe hunter's he Beautv and the books V' -n rsg end t.-e s'crt cf classes ct ths of this week, Wlson, 1615 21s? St. S., begins c' beginning cf her recdinc list. LoL'-cir.g en iKe IrrrcE vcriely of cHcirs era bencn- es in tne mcster hell ct tne universiry, Jcne will continue tc rcr.-n sire- '5 fullti.Te st'.'den's regislercd for trs then fa- iris fell 1972 semestsr. Jcre wos joined by 1.060 fellow slucents starling 1973 cl line universiTy. Evvin phcto H.I.S., MALE, KIPPIES, M W TK's L S. TRISCOTT, H.A.S.H. SWEATE; By PATRICK PEEIE CALDWELL, DAIE and RENOALE 20% ALL SUITS BY CLINTON CLOTHES 25% off ALL SHIRTS By ARROW. VAN HEUSEN, B.V.D., DALE ALL JACKETS WINTER and SPRING By AUAC. J. J. SHEEPSKIN. MAROUIE of LONDON, ROBERT CHERNIN 20% off SALE ENDS SAT., JAN 27th STATUTORY GRAPE BOUTIQUE 325-7th St. S. Phone 327-3313 Rail pull-out concerns south group Opposition to CP Rail's plans to cbandc-n cenab it calls branch lines h Soutbem Aibena tes been ex- pressec by the Magrsth num- ber cf Ccmnerce. The Magrain chamber, is concerned thai farmers m the area vn difficul'des Break-in case held over A Pierceiarxi. Sask.. man. Sandily. 33. charged -.-.-i'-h three counts cf breaking and ei-itering inten-: was remanded to Tuesday, without plea, when be appeared in Pn> Judges Court Wednes- day. The Crc-.vn alleges that on Dec. 30 SandTy broke into Turbo Resources. FuhlendorTs Truck Garage, and Rivervies- Gas and Oil. their grain out after C? Rail pulls out b made a presentation to the transporta- tion commhee of the bridge Chamber of f-r-rnrrjerce. "We are sycpathetic to LkeL- coacern and rfi pass theL- to the Albre'-a C.-anber of Commerce for concerted ac- tion." said Ralph Spicer. chair- man of the committee. The Eerald reported last April s thar CP Rail planned TO abandon J75 miles of rali'.fays 5otKhem Alberta after Jan. :973. I; -.ias later confirmed bv CP Rail. Mr. Spicer said Magrath's oc-ncerh is over the railroad from Csniston to 131 miles Deluded b C? Rail's abandonment list. CommentinE on other btisi- aess. Mr. Spicer said the dis- cor.tbuance oi the Greyhound express, irill inconveni- ence many people b Southern Alberts "Greyhound's regular bcs which s'ops st pobts along the Kay. is often running behbd sche-rjle." he He ?aid the heard co-np'ainrs ths: de'ays up to three days have bc-en ex- perienced b freight cpmir.g to Lethbridge. esrecially long-h-a-ul freight by CP And he adoec. "we would like the uperadbe of Highway 3 done he said. V_-. Spicer ssid Highway from Monarch to is isfactcry from to Fort Macleod and from Taber to Ha! is "not satisi'ac- "The c u r r e r. covemment schedule, as I understand it. is upgradirg 10 rr.iles of Kigi- 5 ever year." he said. "This niU taie some seve- Grevliowid years tc upgrade the entire EignTay 3 ia Southern .yber- ta. that is from Medicine Hit io the B.C. bonier. It's too Tie LeO.b-rldge Ciamber of Commerce alsn the high- frcm Magrath to Wster- :-r, ar.J Cardston to Or- biprm-ec. he said. Two other items discussed were the road signs of resort areas, and the salting of streets m Letbfaric'ge during the win- ter. "The signs no-.- simply read instead of Waterion Nation! Paris hifh wtcjl-d rr.ake travetrrs know more easily where they are going to." he said. The si-tag of city strwts vili enable ice to melt f.ister and "may cut down trarlic aici- in the winter." be raid. 50 uevv jobs in south created by federal project plans express jVev ti-uck for fire dept, next montli Fifty people m Sou'-ketr. Al- berta have new jobs, as a re- biilt of the federal government's training on the job program. Another 361 people are to be hired when contract appiita- tions are approved. The profram, admbistered by Canada Manpo-.ver in an ef- fort to recVjie unemDloytr.ent. subsidizes employers '.vho hi-e unemployed people as trib- ees The 50 trabees. covered under 24 applications, will be employ ed under the program for a total cf 734 at a cost to the government of H3.165. The government has allocated 550 nu'llion to the proeram. out of which Alberta will receive been sdced- to the basic gram. It. Besplug said. One is designed to er.cu: employers to hire hard unemployed, the other will siolize companies trairjr.e pie for skills which are b s-jpply. Both became this rnorth. but r.o r.e'.v been allo-cate-i Frank Besolug. manager. OtC Lethbridge, said Tuesday that applications from 112 local employers have been received to date, u-.th 8-1 still pending. Only tuo have been rejected. The average length of subsi- dized employment under the prop-am in the area is from 12 to 26 weeks, which Mr. Besplug sairt is similar to the nalior.al average of job duration under the program However. Mr. Boplug said that employers are encouraged to keep the trainees employed after the contract pc-lod is ex- pired. TVo new aspects have Scholarship deadline set Apclicat.'ou for re- searcr. scholarships totallirg are now oe.ng accepted at the University o: Letr.nridge srjdent awards office. Four U of L students will If selected from the faculties oi education and arts ar.d sciences for the President's Research Scholarship 'two awards. sl.f'O each and the George Ellis Re- search Scholarship i two awards, eachV The dfadline for scholarship application is Feb. 20. Eligible student.- must have a third-year standing or better and will be evaluated on the basis of their academic record and research proposal. Application for a scholarship commiLs a student to a full- time proeram of research or study during Lhe sum-iiej- of 1373. Greyhound Bus LL-.es has re- sponded to criticism of olisoon- uirued express bus service be- tween Lethbr-ldge and Calgary and Edmonton, says Dick Grjeriwald (SC Lethbridge West'. Mr. C-rue-.wsl-d said P.. X. Parke. corector of traffic b the Greyhound office in Calgary, has replied thai an express bus is to stan Arri! 25 Mr. Parse" said b t letter that there is a reiuctior. pus traffic during the winter i> also considerirc irr.pro-, ed sc-r-. ice b the mean- time, he ?aid. Nt. Gruenwa'd said he hss reen assured t de- cisien T.--.U be cornrr.'unicated ne.T. week discrnti-rjed t'-s travelled -on-stop to Ca.'ca.-y and Edmonton from Lethbridse. Mr wrote the Jan. 4 saying that residents want some kind of ncr.-stop service 2nd that Greyi-.ourd is the only ground commercial transporta- tion out of Lethbridge. The Lethbridje Fu-e Depart- meni wiii take delivery of a new fire truck next mor.ih. ending over -z year of -.raiting for the new ur.tt, vslu-ed at S73.i4f. Tr.-e truck, a Mack diesel, has a telescopbg lad- der, capable of reaching to the top of any building in the city. Tne truck body manufac- tured by Thibault w-hich last year suffered fmanoial dif- firj'.rt, res-uJcng in the shipping delay. However the company Is DOT re-f.rtcr.ced, and Deputy Fire Chief Ernie Holberton ejnwrts tna; the trues wiij be dejivff- ed Feb. S. It is suggested that the unit should have a crew complement of sis. but Deputy Chief Hoi- berton said they would only put a two man crew on the vehicle, because of the organization of In the department. NOTICE FREDDIE'S PAINT (WIITIIN, LTD. I16-3rd AVE. i. PHONE 327-J3M NEW STORE HOURS SCHEDULE MONDAY thru FRIDAY-8 a.m. to p m, a.m. to p.m.