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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Janwry THt UTNMWM HMAIP It NURSING HOME BONUS The neorly complete Southland Nursing Home in Leth- bridge was the recent recipient of a donation from the Hungarian Old Timers and Ladies Aid. Accepting the donation is Frank Russell, chairman of the Lethbridge Aux- iliary Hospital and Nursing Home District No. 5, which owns and operates Southland. Representing the donors are, (left to right) Helen Horvath, Elizabeth Salomon, and Mary Dobay. The four are leafing through a hospital furnishings catalogue. Theatre Calgary plans run Theatre Calgary plans a gala opening and a three and a half week run beginning Feb. 3 for its first Shakespearian tragedy Home and Juliet. This production is the major one of the group's season and features an impressive cast assembled from North Amer- icas' leading theatres. The tragedy, under the direc- tion of Clarke Kogers, presents Christopher Walken of New York as Romeo. He is known for his award winning per- formance as King Philip in "The Lion in Winter." Deborah Kipp, currently star- ring in Theatre Calgary's "The is cast as Juliet. The production will be held in the Calgary Allied Arts Cen- tre. Tickets for the performances are available from Theatre Calgary. Winter weather records may be broken By JOE BALLA Staff Writer With severe coki and wind continuing to hold an icy grip on southern Alberta, at least one weather record has fallen and others are expected to be broken. Cameron Lake, in the north- western corner of Waterton- Glacier International Peace Park 70 miles south of Leth- hridgc, has nine (eel of packed snow on the level. "Its more' snow than all the snow that we've had here dur- ing UK past seven the chief warden's office reported today at the park. From Sept. 1 to the present a total of 98 inches has fallen at Waterton townsite. In addition, another .85 of an inch of rain has fallen, the bulk of which came down last week. Cameron Lake is considered to be in high country. Snow usu- ally doesn't leave there until the latter part of June or early July. At West Glacier. Mont., also in Waterton Glacier Interna- tional Peace Park, the chief wardens office reports 61 inches of packed snow on the level, compared with a record of 41 inches at this time of the Prepaid property tax rolls in Local property owners have prepaid to date for 1972 taxes. At the same time last year, in taxes had been paid. The city pays five per cent per annum interest on taxes paid before Feb. 29 as an in- centive to pay taxes earlier than required. The deadline for property tax payment is June 30. PLAY DEAD Yakut tribesmen in Siberia go bear hunting armed only with a hatchet. If they fail to kill the bear the first time, they play dead to gain another chance at the animal. year. This record was estab- lished in 1054. The marked difference be- tween Waterton and Glacier is, more Chinooks at West Glacier. At Lethbridge the weather records show that 2.5 Inches of moisture have fallen since Nov. 1. This Is the equivalent of some 25 inches of snow. The Lethbridge total to-date com- pares with a long-lime average of 2.31 Inches of moisture, or 23 jnchci of snow. The weath e r m a n suggests that to many peoople it would Local artists' work used for Calgary Stampede trophies Top rodeo hands in the 1972 Calgary Exhibition and Stam- pede will be awarded sculp- tures by Alberta artists. The 11 ttiree-dlmensional bronze sculptures, valued at capture the action of the individual events. They will replace the plaques previously presented to winning contes- tants. Two of the six commissioned artists are well-known locally. Come Martens designed the chuckwagon race and calf-rop- Film courses available The growing public interest in film has been the cause of the introduction of film study courses into the curriculum of 68 Canadian universities. The courses deal with es- thetics, production, and history and study of the production, distribution and exhibition sys- tem in Canada. To make the public aware of available courses, the Cana- dian Film Institute has com- piled the second edition of "A Guide to Film Courses in Can- ada." Copies may be obtained for from the Canadian Film Institute, 1762 Oarling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario. The University of Lethbridge holds an evening non-credit film course. Those students wishing credits may make ap- plication for lusting at the com- pletion of the term. Making the course non-credit allows interested people not qualified for university en- trance to enroll. ing trophies, and Gerald Tail- feathers created the wild cow milking and steer wrestling trophies. Other artists are Doug Ste- phens, Richard Roenisch, Mal- colm MacKenzie and Gin? Mc- Dougall. The trophies arc sponsored by business firms who keep the originals, while the five copies made constitute the official ro- deo awards for the coming five years. appear "we are having much more snow" this winter. Thus is because of the absence of Chinook winds. The snow is fall- ing and not going away. In the Crowsnest Pass the Al- berta forest service takes wea- ther readings only near Crows- nest Lake on the. Alberta-Brit- ish Columbia border along High- way 3, during the winter months. To Jan. 15, a total o! 58 inches of snow had fallen. This reading was started Oct 15. The forest service reports that so far there isn't much in the way of moisture in the snow, especially in the high country like along the Kaoas- kis Forestry Road north of Cole- man where the snow depth is up, but the moisture is down because of a lack of Chinooks. "It looks far worse than it the superintendent of the Crows- nest Forest Heserve said. A similar situation is said to exist at Waterton Park at Ihe lower levels. Drifts are 20 to 30 feet Ugh; there is some heavy water con. tent In the snow, but the flood- ing possibilities will not known until the spring. Warm dayp and nights, Chinook windi and spot rain are required to create ideal flooding conditions. Waterton has now received half the snowfall it does during the course of a normal wintet. "If the late spring snowfalls are near normal, and if other conditions are right, we couM be in for a the chief warden at the park stated. Both park and forest services said they would now be con- centrating on battling snow slides, particularly along tbt traffic lanes at the lower lev- els. Other selected snowfall water equivalent statistics, with long arm averages in brackets, in- Jude: Brooks 1.19 Cal- gary 1.61 Banff 5.56 Medicine Hat 1.38 'incher Creek 4.96 WORLD OF SHOES HAPPY NEW YEAR SALE SELECTION OF SHOES Reg. to NOW 12 BALANCE OF WINTER BOOTS NOW l. OFF SPECIAL SELECTION OF SUEDES-LEATHERS-COLORS PAIR 19 SPECIAL SELECTION OF HANDBAGS NOW ONLY BALANCE OF HANDBAGS NOW 20% OFF SELECTION OF SHOES Broken and jizei. 7-99 25.00 NOW I MflRfliNcJQ WORLD OF SHOES 317A 6th SI. S. OPEN THURS. TILL 1 P.M. on JANUARY FLOOR MODEL FINAL 3 DAYS! Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27, 28 and 29 "IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN, WHEN WE MUST CLEAR OUR FLOOR. AL- THOUGH SOME OF OUR SUITES HAVE ONLY BEEN IN STOCK A FEW EVERYTHING IS BEING CLEARED! YOUR TRADES ARE NOW WORTH MORE THAN EVER BEFORE! WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATRONAGE IN 1971 AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SERVING YOU IN 1972 WITH EVEN HIGHER QUALITY AT EVEN BETTER PRICES." GORDON and ROY WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE! GORDON BOWDEN COOWNER ROY BRUMMOND CO-OWNER 1254 3 Ave. S. Phone 32M133 ;