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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHDRIDGE HERALD Saturday, July JJ, 1975-------------------------------------------- Hail insurance matters welcomed by committee By CATIllI! HETT Ill-ralil Slair Writer. Farmers have the opportun- ity fo present briefs lo the pro- vincial government on changes they feel there should be in the present operation of Ihe provin- cial crop and hail insurance corporaUon. A select committee of the Al- berta legislature has met with Lethbritlge and area farmers to explain to them federal and provincial legislation and regu- lations pertaining to All Risk Crop Insurance and Hail Insur- ance. Also discussed was the oper- ation of the Alberla Hail and Crop Insurance Corporation and line companies dealing in such insurance, and organizations and research institutions oper- ating in tlio field of weather modification, such as planting silver iodide In clouds to at- tempt lo produco more rain and step hail. The committee was set up because not as many farmers are involved in the provincial insurance plan as there should be. Members o( the commitlee present at the city meeting were Gordon Slromberg, Cam- rose MLA, and chairman of the committee; Robert Clark, MLA for Olds Didsbury; Donald Hansen, MLA for Bonneyville; Robin Wallace, Manola; Fred Mandeville, MLA for Bow Val- ley; and Gordon Stirling of Ed- monton, secretary of Ihe com- mittee. The meeting was one of 15 In Alberta, lo make farmers aware lhat the government is looking into insurance that can assist Ihem. II also was design- ed to indicate inlerest in re- ceiving ideas for changes In Ilia present provincial insurance company. Interested farmers who have briefs to present must let the committee know of them. Seven meetings will be held at vari- ous places in Alberta where Ihe briefs will be presented by the farmers for review. Anyone having a brio! lo present, can get in touch with Mr. Stirling, Department of Ag- riculture, Regional Office, 6905 116th St., Edmonton, or con- tact a local district agricultur- alist. Alta. oil royalty increase called for by county council By GHEG McINTYRE Herald Staff Writer Royalties should be raised on provincial oil reserves as long as the increased cost to oil companies does not raise the price for home consumption, the County of Lelhbridge will RECEIVES BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING GARRY G. BUSOWSKY Son of Mr. end Mn. Nick Busowsky of lerhbridge, recent- ly received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical En- gineering at ihe University of Alberta in Edmonton. Garry at- tended public school in Shaugh- nessy and high schools in Pic- lure Bulte and Winston Chur- chill In Iclhbridge before aMend- ,ina the U. of A. He is presently employed in Vancouver, B.C., on The Triumph Project, working on an Atomic .Reactor to be used In Cancer Research. tell the provincial government in leller. Councillor Otto Wobick frown- ed on the whole issue of higher provincial government revenues from oil because he said the extra the oil companies will pay the government will just Two new biffies at Keho Two more double biffies are In store for Keho Lake Provin- cial Park, located northwest of Lelhbridge between Barons and Picture Butle. The loilels Cpunly of Lelh- bridgo officials like the name "sanitary units" better will bring to 12 the number of facil- ities at the park. There are currently four dou- ble and six single biffies. County council is investigat- ing construction costs by car- penters at Picture Bulte and Nobleford. S MITH EPTIC ERVICE Pumping Septic Tanks Sumpi Oil Spills, etc. Phone: 328-6212 Rei. 328-4833 Hl-Way 3 Eail Lelhbridge FOR RENT BACKHQi WITH FRONTEND LOADER HOURIY-DAILY WEEKIY OR MONTHIY OPEN TO OFFERS SUPERIOR MAINTENANCE AND CONTRACTING Phone 328-5083 HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. S. Phone 328-1778 We Are Pleased to Announce That we are now the official Daalen for L.D.5. Books, Missionary and Genealogical Supplies for Ihe 15UI Quorum of the 70's We nave a largs Invenlory of Bookl and Supplies, wilh ample free parking lo make your shopping convenient to you. REWARD Far information leading to the return of "PONCHO" A 2 year old German Shepherd last seen during Monday's Parade. Call Collect Sonny Ferris, 379-2108 Buffalo, 626-3208 Glenwood or 306-2452 Pense. be laken from customers In higher prices. "It's all going to come out of the taxpayers' pocket he said. Council received a letler from the Communisty Party of Can- ada denouncing the Alberta gov- ernment's proposed tax on oil reserves "which we believe is wrong in principle" and calling instead for an increase In roy- alties. The letler surprised Mr. Wo- bicfc, who said he didn't know Ihere was a branch of Ihe Com- munist Party here. Councillor Henry Numml said he couldn't support anything proposed by the communists, but favored an increase in rev- enue from the oil industry of some sort. "Let liie foreign exporters pay for he declared. Council decided lo write to Edmonton supporting a royal- ties increase "as long as It does not affect the price of oil for home proposed by councillor Miro Tomasta. Councillor Jim Nicol cast a lone opposing vote, charging council with being "sneaiy" by stealing the idea from the Com- munist Party while refusing to openly support the party's stand. Local cadets to attend parade Several local ah- cadets and the Royal Canadian Legion Pipe Band will take part in the Armed Forces Day Parade at Greal Falls July 24th. The cadets will travel from Lelhbridge lo Great Falls on a Uniled States Air Force cargo plane. Arrangements for the flight had to be cleared Ihrough Ihe Pentagon at Washington, D.C. The cadets will be under the supervision of Capt. D. Bodell. The pipe band will be directed by Pipe Major John Gllchrist and Drum Major Archie Mulr- head. MEALS ON WHEELS AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone 327-7990 FEEDERS FARMERS WELDERS HANDYMEN HOMEOWNERS Wo carry a complete itock of SIEEl IN FIATS ANCIES CHANNEIS BEAMS WIDE FIANCES RAItS ROUNDS SQUARES PIATES SHEETS RECTANGULAR AND SQUARE TUBING REINFORCING STEEl WIRE MESH PIPE GALORE FOR FENCE POSTS CLOTHESLINE POLES CARPORT COLUMNS OR FOR ANY OTHER USE YOU MAY HAVE. TONS TO CHOOSE FROM Bring In your truck and load up al bargain pricci Wo alio dnlivir locally Bring in your scrap lleel call Iron baltorlei radialori copper hratl and get tha belt trado vnluo over Wo alio pny caslil MRZARI IRON LTD. STEEL YARD LOCATION 2308 2nd Ave. N. SCRAP LOCATION 3402 2nd Ave. N. y ii 1 days ends in shower of sparks LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN The sky above Lethbridge took on a mulli-colored hue for the last two nights ihanks fo the 11 p.m. fireworks displays at the grandstand area of the Whoop- Up Exhibition. The fireworks tonight will herald an explosive end lo this year's celebrations. Faulds Photo Horses don't have all the fun By EERMCE HERLE Herald Staff Writer How do you make a horse race fun? To begin with in a largo con- tainer like Whoop-Up Downs put a lot of enthusiastic peo- ple, then stir in Ihe most basic ingredient of all money add a bit of nice wealher, blend Ihe winning and the loosing so the wincing is stronger, and don't forget lo check Ihe mix- lure every half hour for devel- opments. The horse races present many interesting situations. Three types of people show up at all the races. First, there Is the expert bet- tor. He is easily identified, for there are always about a dozen different papers in his hand and his confidence shows. He has been to enough races to have formed a pattern in the way lie makes his selections. The expert goes to Ui3 stables, looks over each of the horses and talks to a few jock- eys. Then he comes back up and goes over the horse and owner names to see if he can remem- ber any that might have run at previous fairs. The expert is al- ways very secretive about his bet, taking a long time to make it. M. S. Angies, a Vancouver visitor, sounded like an> expert: "We definilley had the right horses Maria, it's just tliat we didn't have the right horses the right he said lo his wife. Then there is the middle man. He consults the paper too, but only casually and briefly. He doesn't go down to the sta- bles to look at the horses, as he relys on his own judgement and previous races. The defin- ite characteristic of the middle man is lhat he is cautious. He trusts no one and takes Ihe races quite seriously. M. L. Seann and family of Red Deer made these com- ments: "You don't always want to believe those papers, either. "No. 7 paid but did you see what No. 2 did last night? Finally, there is the betlor lhat knows absolutely nothing about the races. He Is thera sometimes for the first time in his life. He is there just for the sole enjoyment of racing, just for Ihe joy of gambling. He ad- mits that betting on the horse races is more fun than trying for the pink elephant in the fair booths. This man does not conslt any selections. He briefly convers- es with his companion and they decide, "yeah, that one looks okay." He is carefree, exuber- ant and out for the fun of it. Cathy Simek of Lcthbridgc tryed her hand at the Whoop- Up Down horse races, Friday Cor the first time. "I don't understand lliis at all, but what the "What does inside speed Besides having Ihrce types of race bettors, there are three common situations at all races. First there is the serious sit- uation. Everyone decides on the horse they think should place first Grandmother even agrees, and she hollers to her grandson two seats back, "We're sure it's No. 3." Then a lound voice is heard, "Scratch No. 3, scralcli No. 3 The next situation involves a dilema. The man and woman decide on the selection, 3-5-2. The man goes to place the bet and he makes a mistake and says 3-7-2. When he comes back to his seat and tells his wife what he has done she sends him back down. A half hour later he comes back. It's all right, Iheir bet is 3-5-2. They watch the race and the winning combination is 3-7-2. The third common situation Involves a spill. No, not a spill by a horse on the track. It just happened that the man with the hotdog in one hand and tho large soft drink in the other got a little excited when his horse placed first. Horses and bulls talk to The Herald Art-a-raina offers interesting displays By CATHIE RETI Herald Staff Writer Every artist has liis favorite art medium. Whether il's paint, chalk, crayons, working with paper or other materials, he has his own ideas of what image he wonts to depict in his art and has favorite coiors, patterns of design or brush strokes. Paintings, drawings, papier macho sculptures, pottery and almosl any type of art has been shown in the Arl-a-ramn build- ing during Whoop-Up Days. And no two pieces of arl art? Ihe same. From the start, some students must licvc similar ideas, but the finished product Is always diffcrenl, whether in color, brush strokes, or differ- ent movements of the pencil, The art fli.splnycd in tho building has done by school students in Pictures included portraits of persons and drawings of ani- mals, scenery nml abstracts wilh bright, hold colors. Some of these were skoichnl, some done In ink, some printed, and some ahslracl.s shown wcro just different colors of paper woven together. In Ihe centre of Ihe room Kiirroundinr; n small water founlnln wore different types of art than those of flat sur- face pictures. Here papier mache animals, art done with nails and string, clay models, glazed pottery, and wire sculptures were shown. Besides art that Is the kind just to sit around and be looked at, some art displayed could bo vvoni. A piece of macrame was displayed. This kind of art can be used to malic bells and purses. Even o tic-dyed tee- shirt was included in the ex- hibits. A first hand look nt how dif- ferent types of art i.s donn was offered by several demonstra- tors at (he exhibilion. Some girls demonstrated ma- cramc, snowing how different strings arc knotted together to form the pattern that eventual- ly comes out. One girl ws.s hooking a rug which would eventually show a white dog on red background. The pottery wheels spun, and artists formed vases out of Ihe lump of clay they started out wilh. Easlcs were scl up, and brushes lakcn onl, and with n few strokes, pictures started lo l.ilic form. The displays In the Arl-a- rnma building have something that cyery-lypo of nrt lover could find to suit his likings. Dy GARRY ALLISON Herald Staff Writer Two of the rodeo world's big- gest names are hi Lelhbridgo for the Whoop-Up Days rodeo. When asked if they would chat wilh The Herald, a spokes- man for Ihe two replied, "Of course we will, after all I was named after a newspaper, you know The Canadian Rodeo News." And so it was, lhat the 1970 world champion bucking horse, Rodeo News, and equally famous pal, the Holstein bull Dairy King, came lo pass on some inside information to us. "Bobby Berger has drawn me here at Whoop-Up said Rodeo News. "And you can bet I'm going lo send him flying (that's not what Bobby Why, I've lossed off some of Ihe world's hcst you know, guys l'i-c Kenny McLean. J. C. Bo- nine, Mel Ilyland, Tom flews, Phil Lynn I r.ould go on and on." The big red horse "Don't call me inlcmiplcd tho News, "cows are rod, not horses. I'm brown, and a darn pretty brown at thai shcccc, Ihosc city Idlk Anyway, ihe big brown hor.se went on to give a few socrcls on how he bucks. "If you want me to really buck hard you've got lo spur mn hard, not jiLst licklc me wilh l.hoso fancy spurs. Why, I cnn'l gel around lo giving you n few special dips and dives unless I know you nre really working up there. "When T leave the chule T us- ually run n lilllc, Ihen I let 'cm have It. The running kind of sets them up then The News also added lhat ha likes lo buck best indoors. As lo his worth, Hie red, er, brown, 12-year-old rodeo champ said, "I once heard my owner, Iteg Kesler, turn down for me. I know I'm worth every penny of it but (those two must have been out hi the sun loo Dairj' King, quiet, but none- Ihe-less boastful, said of his ability, "I find the best way lo rid a rider is lo give him three solid jumps and then veer right. If by chance he's still there, then I go left 2nd that usually gets him. One thing I don't believe in, I might add, is chasing the poor guy afler I've tossed him I figure I've al- ready hurt him he chuckled. "I may only be Ihe King said, "bul I think I've got Iliis business down pat. After all. you must realize (hat I haven't been ridden once this year lei's see. that's around 40 limes isn't it Dairy King is an American bought by owner Kesler in Mon- tana while Rodeo News was bred lo buck at Hoscmary, Al- berta. "Sec you laler pencil pusher." called Ilodeo News ns he await- ed his favorite spot in the back of Hie truck gelling ready lo carry him into the "Whoop-Up Days Infield. "Quit shovin1 Morrison. I'm goin', I'm goin' shccee, whcn's Kesler goin' to hire a nice gal lo load Ihis Iruck in- stead of lhat The News was heard to muller ns wo wcnl nwny. fife- P 1 is 1 ;