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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday July 8, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Stamp col led i up; By CHRISTINE PUHL Staff Writer Stamps are collect wl in many different ways and its all a mat- er of personal interest. Some rfiilatelists assemble postmarks and stamp cancellations, or the 'aricus ways new issues of stamps are sold, while others may go into the detail of ink and paper types or just the 'good old stamps" back through .Ire years. Stamps in Canada are either definitive stamps of the regular issue or commemoralive stamps for special themes. There are many interesting cle- ,ails involved with stamps. For nst3r.ce, according to one Leth- bridge collector, the orange six-cent stamp of the cm-rent confederation issue was changed .a black because the original orange triggered the automatic sorters. A FLEA AND A FLY IN A FLUE? No, just grasshoppers, caught with a net. Scott Kanashiro, 714, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kanashiro, 2710 6th Ave. A N. says he lets them go after he watches them for awhile, but in the meantime he has a summer hobby. The netted 'hoppers are carefully pllaced in a jar with a few leaves and holes in the lid, and he can then take them hom2 overnight. His favorite trapping grounds are fields around the No. 2 Fire Hall in Norih Lethbridge, on hot, sunny days. Is there something on this list you're looking for? RENTALS Air Compressors-paint Air Air Air Air Axes Red-Rollaway Cot 30" Reducer Bicycles speed Booster Cables Car Stands-3 Jen Lcir "lop Career Car Repair Equipment- Cemenr cu, ff Coffee Urns Crib Crow Bar variable Drive-it Gun Duplicator Exercise Bike 20" Fan Fire Extinguisher! Flame juice Glassware Kit- punchbowl and 12 cup! bench Hammer Drill-Viz" sledge Hand Hedge High Hoist and Ion Ice Cream Maker Jacks-3 ton hyd. extension extension 7' ond 10' Lawn Mower 18" gas Lawn Trimmer and Edge- Nail Pipe Play Post Hole Augers Pry Bar-24" 18" gas lawn Rota Tiller-5 H.P. Rug brush Rug Sander-3" belt drum Silverware-knives, forks, spoons Sleeping Socket and Tool Set Staplers Tables-8' Tent-9'x9' Tow Bars Trailer Hikhes Trap and Toilet Auger Vacuum Cleaner ft. WARDS SERVICES LTD. 1712 2nd Avc. S. Phone 328-8775 Open 7 p.m. Weekday! The airmail stamp issued in 1923 was redesigned because it was criticized (or only having one wing each on the angels. Another stamp, issued in 1950 had a beaver skin being stretch- ed and in real proportions the beaver would have been larger than the Indian also pictured. A Canadian Beaver stamp is- sued in 1851 was designed by Santord Fleming who also in- vented the 24 time_belts which span the world, avery Cana- dian stamp since 1935 has a tiny date worked somewhere into the design which is the date the dye was msde, not when the stamp was issued. Cancellations on envelopes are also in demand. Many post office branches have been clos- ed and their postmarks no long- er exist. The first cancels were carved from cork by the post- master and if enough stamps from around that date can he obtained, one can see how the cork wore out, said a local col- lector. A post office near Thelma, moved each week to a differ- ent ranch house, creating a very unusual set of cancels. Post office cars in trains, stamped not only the date but the train number, destination and direction of travel. Stamp cancels include many kinds such as roller, circles, squared circles, slogans, mct- ered posl marks or special event c a n c e 11 a lions. Many stamp collectors save stamps only for the cancellations and one person in particular saves a cancel for everyday of each month back lo the early 1900s. Canada has issued the larg- est stamp and also the first Christmas stamp which was an accident, according to a Leth- bridge stamp collector. Japanese dances Sunday Ladies of the Honpa Buddhist Church of Lelhbridge and Ray- j mond will present a program of dances Sunday at the Nikka Yulo Centennial Garden. Between 30 and 40 dancers, ranging in age from five years to grandmothers, will perform on the lawn. The dances follow traditional Japanese forms and are basically festive in nature, expressing feelings of happi- ness and gratitude. They are danced in authentic Japanese costume. The dances have been an an- nual event at the garden since its opening in Admission is the regular garden admis- sion price. The program starts at p.m One Mr. X The current Lethbridge and District telephone directory contains only one name begin- ning with the letter X. AN HERBAL REMEDY Unsightly WARTS on hands, late, feet, permanently removed within 3 to 5 weeks with DEIGHTON'S WART REMOVER. Not an acid, harmless to healthy skin. Stubb's Ph3rrnacv< Thriftway Westminster Drugs Boyd'i Pharmacy St. Laurent students'1 arrival has date change to July 15 Forty one St. Laurent and Lethbridge students in this year's exchange program arc to arrive- in the city July 15, not July 11 as previously re- ported. The students will travel from Rocky Mountain House via Banff and Lake Louise, com- pleting this last leg of their tour at about p.m. They will be taken directly to their billets. Activities for the students while in the include var- ious field trips and Leth- brid'gc's Whoop Up Days cel- ebrations. The St. Laurent students are scheduled to return home by air July 29. Kaiiiai News lias special for prime minister visit A special, 20 page maga- zine will be published by Kai- nai News Friday to commcm- APPLIANCES NOW OPEN in their new location at 812 4th Avenue S. (Across from Enerson's Downtown Showroom) Phone 328-1673, 328-1332 FOR THE LARGEST APPLIANCE DISPLAY IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA orate the grand opening of Kai- nai Industries and the visit of Prime Minister Trudeau to the Blood Indian Reserve this weekend. Five thousand copies of the souvenir edition arc being printed for distribution at Standoff during the prime min- ister's visit. Caen Ely, editor of Kainai News said the magazine is di- vided into two general sections with the first part featuring articles on (lie Blood reserve; its history, people, programs and activities as well as the text of speeches various digni- taries will give at the plant's opening. The second part describes in detail the history of industrial development on the Blood re- serve and specifically that of Kainai Industries. There is also a speculative look into possible future developments. SPACE FOR TRAILERS There nro spaces for NO trail- ers to pnrk in West Virginia's Pipcstcm 1'nrk. MUST GO TO MAKE ROOM FOR OUR INTERIOR REMODELLING! SPECIAL COLEMAN DURA BOND COOLER PLEASE WATCH YOUR I M COOLERS FREEZER SALE PRICE 239.7J BUY NOW NO PAYMENTS TILL SEPT. REMODELLING liO JJQ SALE PRICE 100.00 23 CU. FT. FREEZER Reg, 257.95 REMODELLING SPECWIi (Net Exactly as Illustrated) OUTDOOR REDWOOD TABLE AND BENCH SET REMODELLING SALE PRICE 19" FLORAL PATIO TABLI SANYO PORTABLE Twin Speakers Reg. 39.95 REMODELLING SALE PRICE 10" SANYO TELEVISION Swivel Base Electric and battery operated. Reg. 189.95 REMODELING SALE MOCK PRICE 1 ONLY CHAIRSIDE STEREO AND Companion Piece With SPEAKERS ROGERS MAJESTIC Reg. 439.95 REMODELLING SALE PRICE 259.95 2 ONLY ROCERS MAJESTIC STERiOS SOLID STATE Reg. 389.95 REMODELLING SALE PRICE 249.95 1 ONLY CHESTERFIELD Gold Color Slightly Shop Worn REMODELING SALE PRICE 1 ONLY 2-PCE. SECTIONAt CHESTERFIELD Slightly Damaged Reg. 299.95 REMODELING SALE PRICE NORTHERN KING FLASHLIGHT BATTERIES GARBAGE BAGS 13 CU. FT. SINGLE DOOR REFRIGERATOR Reg. 284.95 SALE PRICE 1 ONLY OUTBOARD SPECIAL REMODELLING SALE PRICE 169.95 20" FAN REMODELLING SALE PRICE 7-oi. REMODELLING SALE PRICE 6 for .43 Toothpaste OPEN THURSDAY and FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. 318 6th ST. S. PHONE 327-6727 LETHBRIDGE ;