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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW? TtMrt H no men to book all your travsl wHh qualified agent. Art Williams Travel Centre Village Mall Phone 321-3201 The Lrthbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, July PAGES 13 TO 24 UTHBIUDOf OfflCf PURNITURE LTD. Lower level 7th Street Snooping Melt Phone (4091 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES 'Farmers should use cereals for forage' Farmers faced with a pos- sible bay shortage this year should consider using cereals crops for forage, says Leth- bridge District Agriculturist Murray McLelland. Mr. McLelland pointed to a North Dakota study which shows that harvesting cereal crops for forage may be more profitable than harvesting them for grain, especially in seasons of severe drought and when wild oat infestations are high. A critical lack of moisture, combined with high tempera- tures and high winds, has re- duced opportunities for fann- ers to harvest good crops. The hay crops in Southern Alberta have also been below aver- age. Indicative of the problem is the formation of hay storage depots throughout the prov- ince by the Alberta Depart- ment of Agriculture. Mr. McLelland said the study shows wheat, oats and barley crops yield the high- est amount of dry matter (visible amount of forage ma- terial) when 'they are cut in the dough stage, just before the crop matures. Although this stage is late for the best quality hay, the moisture content at about 65 per cent is desirable for silage. The protein content for wheat and barley is also high- est during the dough stage while the protein count in oats is highest during the milk stage (slightly earlier in the growing Gty gets in provincial grants Barry Beglaw Quick action in the face of possible danger thwart- ed an atempt by two me.t fo hold up a mail truck last winter. Barry Beglaw was the truck driver and. for his efforts received a reward Wednesday from the federal govern- ment. He eluded the men, who were carrying pistols, and drove away without losing a letter. The incident happened at Brocket. Lethbridge received about in provincial govern- ment assistance grants this year out of a total of 000 dispensed so far to mun- icipalities. W. D. Isbister, deputy mu- nicipal affairs minister, said Wednesday about half of 295 eligible incorporated munici- palities have applied for grants under the province's property tax reduc- tion plan. The grants are made up of incentive .grants paid out to municipalities that keep their budget growth rate below TA per cent and of an assistance grant approved on condition of relative economic need tak- ing costs of services such as fire, police and rural roads into consideration. Under the grants formula, Lethbridge was eligible for a incentive grant and an assistance grant. Grants to other municipalities included to Edmon- ton, to Calgary and to Bed Deer. No inquest planned An inquest will not be held into the July 10 drowning death of an 18-year-old Spring Coulee girl whose body was found at the bottom of an ir- rigation ditch. Beat .The Heat! ADMIRAL B.T.U. AIR CONDITIONERS While They Last LETHBRIDGE APPLIANCES 905 3rd Avenue Smith Niww COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 DR. R. S. FABBI OPTOMETRIST 314 8th Street South APPOINTMENTS PHONE 327-3331 Saturday Sunday DINE DANCE TMS WEEK FEATURING "THE 4 K's" WEST WINDS OWING ROOM to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE phone 328-7756 for FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 am to 2p.m. Live Dinner Music from 6 to 8p.m. (special children's) menu Lethbridge coroner Dr. John Morgan said Wednesday he has investigated the-cir- cumstances of Dawn Michelle Anderson's death and satis- fied himself that her death was acciental. As the temperature climb- ed to record highs July 10, Miss Anderson left her home at Spring Coulee, 30 miles southwest of Lethbridge, bound for a swim in a near- by irrigation ditch. COrtlfflOO DoltlOJ MlOOlM BLACK, CK DENTAL lABfl MBMCAl DENTAL BIDO. lower level PI ION! M7-2J23 ASTRO REALTY LTD. NE 378 7743 "nOTSIUMO ON AVCNUC ART GALLERY ARTISTIC PICTURE FRAMING SINCE 1958 TtO-SAVC HEINO DEEKEN-Manager Have Fun aunncj WHOOP-UP DAYS Doirt mtH oof of POTTERY CLEARANCE 20% off! (Tint wMk nvify) FRACHE'S ROWER SHOP st. s. them Talent competition A good place to recoup from the rigors of touring the exhibition is the Young Street coffee house in the Youtharama Building. Patrons there nightly enjoy a free talent show. CMC had midway workers Canada Manpower did its best to assist Thomas Shows set up the midway at the" Lethbridge exhibition, Man- power manager Frank Besplug said Wednesday. Midway owner Bernard Thomas bad said earlier that about 90 men were requested from Manpower two weeks ago by an advance man. Only three showed up and that was one reason the mid- way opened late, be said. But Mr. Besplug said Man- power tried unsuccessfully to contact Thomas Slows in ad- vance to offer its help. "We had to rely on the company contacting US'. The first order that we received was on Mon- day for four workers and that order was he said. "ft seems a little unfortun- ate that we get this kind of BERGMAN'S COVERINGS Custom Mi. 2716 12 Avt. S. WINDOW COOLER SPECIALS! 5000 BTU 6000 BTU SOOO BTU Special special Special Other sizes and types at Comparable lew Prices CHARLTON HILL LTD. 1262 2nd Ave. S. Phom 328-3388 UNIROYALZETA steel Belted Mileage Guaranteed Tires ZETA4QH RADIAL 40000 UTHefJOOf 1421 Ml Awe. S. S27-SMI or S27-470S TANK, AITA. oMl Am Phone mam, t.c pfcene 421-7744 75% MORE mm PROTECTION- a% MORE CM 12% MORE AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON 6AS. CKHHT PIAN AVA11AMI KIRK'S Tin Sotolit a slap in the face when real- ly we're not guilty." Mr. Besplug said there were a "substantial number" of stu- dents available for employ- ment SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODEUIN6 Phone 328-2176 E.S. P. FOX Certified Oonlul Mechanic FOX (Loth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical. Dental BUff. Phom 327-4565 REPEAT Special! Whoop-Up Days GENERAL ELECTRIC Lawn Mowers A high volume machine with aluminum deck, stan- dard folding chrome handle, 2 lone deluxe styl- ing, big 7 inch wide track tires. Regular 79.95 FAIR WEEK SPECIAL f% OK QjJ Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Fairgoers differ on exhibit format By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer Letbfaridgc and District Exhibition board was the first to switch the traditional live- stock shows and sates from summer fain to the winter months, freeing valuable time for agricultural product motion. A survey of fakgoers this week indicated the majority of the urban residents were in favor of the new format while rural Southern Alber- tans voiced some doubts about the move. Die Calgary and Edmonton exhibition associations have indicated they are consider- ing a similar move for 1974, leaving Bed Deer as the only Concrete bid accepted for arena A contract for pro-cast con- crete work on the Sportsplex was awarded to the low bid- der, Nord Pre-Cast Concrete Ltd. of Lethbridge, Sportsplex Develop ment Committee, Vaugban Hembroff announced Wednesday. The company's bid was for but because of de- sign modifications it appears that the contract can be let for Aid. Hembroff said. The Sportsplex design con- sultants had estimated a price of for the work. There were three other bid- ders for the job, aU from out of town with bids ranging up to The ore-cast concrete will be in panels up to 40 feet long and will form toe outer shefl of the arena. major Alberta centre with a summer livestock show. Because of the high popula- tion in Edmonton and Cal- gary, comparing similar, switches m livestock emphas- is to the Leftbridge situation is difficult Whoop Up Days visitors had their opinions, however. The fust city resident con- tacted, near the midway, was impressed with all aspects of the agricultural display, es- pecially Machinery Bow. He claimed the layout of the machinery made viewing much easier than in past years, and therefore more en- joyable. He enjoyed viewing an the booths in the Exhibition Pavilion and the cattle in the Whoop-Up Pavilion but add- ed, "I don't think I learned anything." Another city visitor to the Salvation Army food booth claimed the fair was missing something because it didn't offer the homemade pre- serves, vegetable and baking section. This portion of the was dropped four years ago because, according to fair officials, "The same people always entered the same things and the same people always won the same prizes." The food booth visitor sug- gested without the livestock portion of the agricultural section, .the homemakers competition should be brought back. She spoke favorably about the booths set up this year. A farmer from east of Monarch said there wasn't much available to interest rural people in the agricul- tural section. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CUNIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Wdf. 222 Sri) St. f. Phone YOUR BUSINESS ASSOCIATES KNOW THE THREE SISTERS MOTEL IS THE BEST ACCOMMODATION IN THE CROWSNESTI DO YOU? 3 Bisters jfflotel COLOR TV FREE LOCAL TEL CALLS D.D. PHONES ICE NEWSPAPER FfRNIFS NEWEST RESTAURANT ADJACENT RESERVE FERNIE 423-4438 FOX FORAGE HARVESTER Don't Miss The LIVE DEMONSTRATION of the Fox Model 3000 Forage Harvester at our Display Location on Machinery Row at the Exhibition Grounds July 16th thru July Distributed by OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 226 34th St. North Phone Lethbridge 328-3357 or the "OLIVER DEALER" nearest you C-JtmooM Stationers 7th St. S. Phone BRIEFCASES by DORSET Under Arm Portfolios Slim Attache Cases of oil types for today's style business man. ;