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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHEHIDGt JMIJT 'it f. .V People spending more to maintain their cool Lethbridge residents are spending more money this summer to keep city air conditioner retailers say. Local sales of air con- ditioners for trucks and homes are up com- pared with last ac- cording to all Lethbridge sales outlets contacted in a Herald survey. George Harrington of Alcon Refreigeratipn says his firm has cancelled its advertising because it can't keep up with sales and installation work. The hot spell during June this year sparked many he adds. Although residential furnace-type air conditioners cost an average of or a square Alcon has in- stalled about 50 home units this year. Alcon has also sold about 65 truck-tractor air cooling each costing about installed. About 30 motorists have bought for their at an average cost of A partsman for Berry Chevrolet-Oldsmobile says his company installed air conditioner a day dur- ing the hot weather in Factory-installed air conditioning is also pop- ular. About per of new cars are equipped with he said. And a partsman for Enerson's Pontiac-Buick reports a similar sales record during June. Ken Powell of Charlton and Hill says residential sales and enquiries are higher than last year. Cool July he has slow- ed people are going to buy they'll do it when the weather's he noted. A spokesman for Capital which specializes in commercial in- reports no sur- ge of sales this year. He says air conditioners are nothing new for large retail stores and office but are rare in because contractors avoid the high cost of air conditioning apartment suites. Potato bugs nuisance but easily controlled Potato beetles have hit gar- dens throughout Lethbridge but a research scientist says control of the pest is easy. Neil head of the crop entomology section at AIR CONDITIONING NOW AVAILABLE for homes heated with hot water systems. CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262-2nd Ave. South Phone 328-3388 the Lethbridge Research said three insec- ticides are readily available at local garden centres and hardware stores in small quantities to control the beetles. The insecticides include Diazinon and En- dosulfan. Dr. Holmes stressed residents must read the application directions prior to use to ensure proper control of the beetles. The beetles overwinter in the soil as adults. They Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLD6. Lower Leyel PHONE 327-2822 emerge from the soil and fly to potato crops where they feed on the plants and lay orange colored eggs on the un- der side of lower leaves. When the eggs the dark red larva will form on the leaves. This is the time to use the insecticide. Dr. Holmes said if the gar- deners don't have many potato the pests can be controlled by simply picking them off. Identification NANTON John Edward of has been identified as the man killed in a collision between a half-ton truck and a semi- trailer five miles south of here Friday morning. Police said Moyer was the driver of the truck. f 1 V f 5 S rv4 I- Henderson Lake band extravaganza Summer time and the living is easy and Sunday a shirt- sleeve crowd of several thousand lounged under clear skies and perfect weather at Henderson Lake to listen and watch a concert by bands scheduled to perform in the Whoop-Up Days parade today. The Edmonton All Girls Drum and Bugle dis- played the precision marching and drilling and excellent music that has won them international acclaim. The three-hour show ended about 9 p.m. Youth's funeral Wednesday Funeral services will be held Wednesday in Fort Macleod for a 15-year-old Fort Macleod youth who died Saturday in Calgary's Foothills Hospital. Richard Allen Davis was taken to Calgary following a motorcycle camper collision July 6 in Fort Macleod. The funeral will be held at Christ Church Anglican at 2 p.m. The youth is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Davis of Fort Macleod. Riley McCormick U of L bursary program will be Foster The provincial government incentive program designed to entice Alberta students who don't reside near a university to attend the University of Lethbridge will be continued this fall. In making the an- Jim minister of advanced cited the bursary program as a illustra- tion of the benefits which can accrue when the government and a post secondary institu- tion attempt to resolve problems in a spirit of co- Only 77 of the 200 bursaries offered last fall were awarded. An evaluation of the bursary program illustrates its success both in encouraging students to attend the U of L and in directing funds to students who had a need for this bursary. PYREX 6 CUP COFFEE PERCOLATORS Reg. 7.50 SPECIAL PYREX 6 CUP Tea Pot Reg. 5.95 A 95 SPECIAL Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN MEN'S ind Boys' Specially priced for Whoop-Up to Group No. American and Bailey On Sale At Men's 0 FELTS and First Quality. Otherwise Reg to 14 95 Sale At Group No. STRAWS and FELTS On Sale At Men's Short and Long Sleeved Shirts from our reg stock. Reg. 12.95 Group No. 5 year guaranteed tree Made In Long Sleeved Western 0 A Shirts. Reg. to 15.95 Padded Seat and Clearing at 129.00 1 TABLE OF SPECIALLY REDUCED CAMPER and Reg. to 30.00 Clearing at U GRAB TABLE Levis Cord Jackets Levis Flex Back Jackets Assorted Jeans Assorted Denim Shirts Levis Check Shirts Assorted Lee Knit Jeans Plus many other Items Reg. 12.95 to 19.95 Clearing If to I fa Glittering prize Miss Gold Bar Princess Valerie Serbu carries a gold bar into the vault at the Bank of Nova under the watchful eye of manager Al Radon. The bar of gold prize will go to some lucky fairgoer Saturday at midnight in the Lethbridge Jaycees gold bar contest. Dance cancelled The youth dance set for the Exhibition Pavilion for Satur- day has been Whoop-up Days officials report. FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est. 1922 PHONE 327-6565 E. S. P. C.D.M. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Centre Village Mall Phone 328-5644 CITY OF LETHBRIDGE HEALTH UNIT DENTAL SERVICE A free dental service is available to aii pre- school children of the City during the months of July and August. Appointments for topical application of fluorides may be made by phoning the Health Unit office at 327-2166. DR. A. A. BYRNE SR nc UPAI TH BUS SERVICE DURING EXHIBITION WEEK During Exhibition but service to the Exhibition Grounds will be provided by Route Route 1A and Route 2. WEDNESDAY SATURDAY Bus Routes 1 1A will provide 20 minute service from a.m. till p.m. to the South 40 minute service thereafter. THURSDAY FRIDAY 20 minute service will be maintained till p.m. ROUTE through SATURDAY Will operate directly to the North Gate every 30 min- utes from a.m. to p.m. The bus will leave the North Gate every 30 minutes from a m to p.m. PLEASE NOTE The Route 2 bus will operate on its regular and not on Parkside Drive during Exhibition Week. OTHER ROUTES Will maintain regular routes and schedules. PLEASE NOTE Service will be provided to North and South Lethbridge after p.m. STUDENT and CHILDREN'S FARES ARE 15 CENTS CASH TRANSFERS WILL BE ACCEPTED Passengers are requested to deposit their own fares. GO WITH US RIDE THE BUS ;