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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Thwo (till a number of SUMMER AND FAIL CHARTER FLIGHTS Still Available Call Now. For information and travol urrangtmtnta ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Conlro Malt Phono 321-3201 The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, July 5, 1973 PAGES 11 TO 22 tETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lowtr Uvol 7lh Stroot Shopping Mall Uthbridgo, Albtrta Phono (403) 328-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES Whoop-Up preparations under way workers Shaun Robin ion, 1209 31st A K., and Gene Sultan, 3304 5th Ave. A S., left to right Record exhibition crowds seen Preparation for 1973 Whoop-Up Days July 16-21 is picking up speed as work- men clean, repair and re- model facilities at the Leth- bridge Exhibi- Grounds. V In additkufto regular main- tenance of the buildings and Coftiffioo vonttl ModMMic CUFF HACK, HACK DENTAL Ulg MUMCAl DBiTAl IIDO. Unrar Uvol PHONE 327-2122 Weekend Special! FLORAL BOUQUETS Special Only....... Available Now! SEEMESS SET (for swing blooms) CIBRBJC ACID Wondtr Fertilizer and other GROWING AIDS Call 327-5747 FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322 6th St. S. grounds, officials are direct- ing work aimed at handling a larger attendance this year than ever before. A' new door is being cut in the east wall of the exhibi- tion pavilion to facilitate traf- fic in sind out. Workmen are also installing additional pens in the pavilion to handle the some 415 calves expected to be involved in the 4-H show and sale the week pre- ceding the fair. Parking areas are being graded and improv- ed for better handling of cars coming into the grounds, and about feet of new fence has been erected near and around the race track. A temporary bank and cas- "ARTSIUMO ON FIFTH AVENUE ART GALLERY ARTISTIC PICTURE FRAMING SINCE 1958 AVE S HEINO DEEKEN-Manager Saturday Sunday DINE DANCE THIS WEEK FEATURING THE 4 K's VMESTWMDS DINING ROOM to p.m. HO COVER CHARGE phone 328-7756 for FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH K> am. to 2 pun. Live Dinner Music from 6 to 8p.m. (special menu lestautent bier's office for the Casino in the 4-H Building has been bunt to make better use of space in the building. Another 10 workers have been hired to assist the reg- ular' 14-man crew on the Ex- hibition grounds. More win be hired tins week, accord- ing to Ken Corrini, assist- ant manager of the Leth- bridge Exhibition Association. By the time the fair gets rolling, about 400 persons will be working on the grounds. Some of the unsung heroes of the fair are the 15 mem- bers of the association's board of directors, according to Andy Andrews, association manager. The men are volun- teers and are not paid for their services. "We double their pay every year." Mr. Andrews quipued. "If we had to pay them what they're worth, we couldn't afford Mr. Corraini said. Mr. Andrews noted that the directors spend a lot of time fulfilling their responsibili- ties, not only at fair time but throughout the year. The exhi- bition facilities are used more than 200 days a year, be ex- plained, for concerts, animal shows, athletic events and agricultural displays and demonstrations. About 000 people attended events there during 1972. Lethbridge has one of the very few non-paid boards in the country, he added. Although the official open- ing of Whoop-Up Days is scheduled for July 16, the 4-H show and sale, the light horse show and a band con- cert, all scheduled the week preceding Whoop-Up Days, are part of the celebration. The 4-H show July 10 and 11, will feature 410 choice calves raised by enthusiastic young people from throughout the district. From among these will be chosen the grand champion calf. The light horse- show is scheduled for July 9-12 and will be held in 'the outside show ring. The event will fea- ture judging of various breeds, and displays of everything from halter and performance classes to gym- khana events. The band concert will be held Julv is at 7 p.m. on the lawn in front of the Japanese Gardens and will feature brass, bugle and pipe bands from three provinces and West Germany. Local history professor to study in Soviet Union A Lethbridge man has been named oae of four members of a Canada Russia aca- demic exchange program. Dr. G. E. Orchard, a his- tory professor at the Uni- versity of Lethbridge, will spend the fall semester at Moscow State University. SMIIEY'S MASS 1MB WATR HIATBB Sf2O MSTAUCD 321-2176 E. 1 P. FOX FOX fUNfc.) MNTM Ml UP. 3S74MS Dr. Orchard wfll continue studies of 17th century Rus- sian history. He is expected to arrive in Moscow the last week of August and wfll re- turn to Canada by mid-De- cember. For the past year, Dr. Orchard has been acting chairman of the U of L his- tory department. He .spe- cializes in Russian history and speaks Russian. Hie exchange program is directed by the Canada Coun- cil in co-operation with the external affairs department. BERGMAN'S HOOt Pk 2716 12 An. S. DR. R. S. FABBI OPTOMETRIST 314 8th Street South APPOINTMENTS PHONE District's provincial parks squeezed in overflow crowds White campers were being turned away from Waterton National Park last weekend, provincial parks In the Leth- bridge area were squeezing in overflow crowds. All provincial parks con- tacted reported their camp- grounds were full and added that all campers were accom- modated. The Taber Provincial Park, with facilities for 40 to 50 campers, has had capacity crowds most weekends this year. The warden of the Taber park said no campers are turned away despite crowded conditions. "We have handled 100 with no one he said. The park is expanding its facilities to handle about 85 campers before the end of the summer. Alberta farmers warned about another rape pest Rapeseed producers in Al- berta are now facing another agricultural pest the' alfal- fa looper caterpillar and are being urged to check their fields at .least until July 15 for possible, out- breaks. Bob Dixon, head of the Al- berta Department of Agricul- tiira plant industry depart- ment laboratory, says re- ports of the alfalfa looper in- festations have been received from the Vulcan district in Southern Attwrta and from the Grande Prairie, Fort Ver- milion, High Prairie and Val- leyview regions in the north. The pest to 1% inches long, light to olive green in color with light strips on each rapeseed crops in Alberta and commercial lettuce crops in British Col- umbia. Neil Holmes, head of the crop entomology section at the Lethbridge Research Sta- tion, said some of the pests have been reported in Leth- bridge gardens, mostly in let- tuce plants. Mr. Dixon says it is ex- tremely important when checking for alfalfa loopers to examine the whole plant because the immature cater- pillars often feed on the un- derside of the leaves. When mature, they move to. the tops of the plants to feed on blossoms and newly de- veloping pods. There is no registered che- mical for controlling the loop- ers although trials being con- ducted ip Edmonton show Ian- ante and lorsban at the rates recommended for Bertha armyworm control are effec- tive. Dr. Holmes said any gar- dener finding a looper near yard plants should try to hand pick them, from the garden area and put them in the garbage. He said insecticides which' can be used for commercial crops aren't feasible for gar- dens. Oldest RCMP member meets Queen in Calgary The oldest surviving mem- ber of the RCMP, a onetime Lethbridge resident, is to meet the Queen in Calgary today. John Locke Jamieson, 96, joined the original RCMP, the North West Mounted Po- lice in 1893 at the age of 16. After five years service in Fort Macleod and posts throughout Southern Alberta, Constable Jamieson left the NWMP in 1898. He then worked for CP Rail in Western Canada, In Lethbridge and Medicine Hat. Wednesday Mr. Jamieson was made an honorary Cal- gary Stampede Whitehatter. He was greeted upon ar- rival from bis home in Vic- toria by RCMP veterans and Buck Crump, retired chair- man of CPR board of direct- ors. Milk River gopher derby won't have pari-mutuels Pari mutuel betting will not be a part of the August 6 Milk River gopher derby, but a lot- tery likely will, an organizer of the derby said Wednesday. Richard Itaill said the RCMP The lottery plan is still un- official but Mr. Thull has no doubts that it will be implement- ed. He explained that people will are checking the laws concern- purchase tickets on the race ing lotteries for the committee with the winning ticket holder planning the Canadian Open receiving free passes to the Gopher Derby. Feed plant fire causes no damage Three city fire trucks were called out today, "as a pre- cautionary measure" to a small fire at United Feeds, 3515 2nd Ave. N. The fire, started sponta- neous by combustion in a storage bin of concentrated alfalfa, amounted to no more than a Fire Chief Wilf Russell explained. new swimming pool. The race itself is being held to help raise funds for the pool. "By keeping money out of it we can skirt the issue of run- ning a gambling event this will keep it as family enter- Mr. Thull explain- ed. ASTRO REALTY LTD. 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Willow Creek, 10 miles west of Highway 2, echoed the re- ports from the other parks as they experienced their heav- iest crowd of the year. More than 100 campers stayed at the park over the weekend. Alberta's largest park, Cy- press Hills, also encountered its largest group of campers this year. The park, 40 mites southeast of Medicine Hat, played host to more than 700 camping units over tile ada Day weekend, Park War- den Frank Hider said. As with the other parks, under provincial jurisdiction no campers were turned away. Hoyfs hove them TUCK NO-SKID CARPET MATS SAFE! WATERPROOR Blends with any color scheme. Protects your rugs and floors In sloppy wea- ther: 5 foot lengths. 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