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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Tf't LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 1974 Chamber directors to be installed Thirty Lethbndge business people have been elected to the board of directors of the Lethbndge Chamber of Commerce for 1974-75 Elected were Campbell clinic manager Rex Kenwood Engineering Construction estimator Clare CJOC production manager Bob Time Air vice-president Richard Barton. Jim Evans of the In- dustrial Development John Wickers of Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant Terry Royer of the Park Plaza Motor Simpson-Sears manager John Loewen. Canadian Sugar Fac- tories general manager Dwight Palliser Distillery manager Jim Almond Francis Higa of Higa s Men s and Boys Wear Ross Wilde of Huckvale. Wilde and Morley McGill of Kirchner Machine sales manager Jerry Kirchner veterinarian Clayton Carney Theatre manager Bob Shackleiord Consolidated Concrete manager Ray Bower University of Lethbndge engineer Bob Comstock gas company manager K A Irvin Swanson of the Bank of Speedy Storage and Cartage president Bill Bikman Vauxhall Foods manager Grant Elizabeth Dykstra of Art Williams real college instructor Pat public school superintendent Bob Plaxton Thorne Gunn Co manager Myles Bill Wingert of Canadian Freightways manager Lawrence Blake Bartel of Capitol and advertising and public relations man Dean Lien Story erred A 19-year-old city man who iajled to remain at the scene of an accident was found guil- Iv of the charge after a trial He did not plead as reported in The Herald Thur- sday Richard Van 1210 3rd Ave S was fined Failure to pay would result in im- prisonment for 14 days The presiding provincial judge was A H not L W Hudson CORNWALL HOT POT instant Hot Water -Ideal for travelling -boils 4 cups of water in 5 minutes -with cord and safety thermostat T95 Call Housewares 327-5767 DOWNTOWN 48 years young Age-old buddies stand following Whoop-Up Days waiting for another full week of day and night activity in the 1975 summer fair The grandstand was built in 1911 at a cost of Covered about stretch to the top of the facility where a honeycomb network of beams and planks support the wooden roof. When built it served a Lethbndge population of Plans for a new grandstand are expected to be finalized in two weeks. AKROYD'S HEATING AND GASFITTING Special lor senior New Phone 328-2106 New planter cuts farm labor need Now Is The Time To Prepare For The Harvest Season By Replacing Worn Belts or Chains We have a large selection of All of your Agricultural needs. MADE-UP DRIVE CHAINS Save time. Replace worn or lost drive chains with a ready- made chain that is complete with coupler links ready for fast installation. Available at OLIVER Industrial Supply Ltd. 236 36 St. North Phone 327-1571 or contact the nearest you. TABER The age ot machines has reached new highs in Southern Alberta's vegetable meaning higher returns for the farmer and more money for the farm workers Bill who farms a large mixed vegetable opera- tion with his Jack 10 miles southeast of has planted sugar rabbage and rutabagas with a special machine designed to match hand-planted accuracy in plant spacing In co operation with the Alberta Horticultural Research Centre vegetable Mr Nagai planted his crops with a precision drill This machine places a seed at designated spaces in each row realizing a saving for the farmer in lower seed requirements 'The crop emergence and plant stand was 100 per cent of Mental day therapy program approved Final approval has been given to the operation of a day therapy program for people with mental problems by the Alberta Hospital Services the chairman said Thursday J E. Bradley said from Ed- monton a budget of about has been appproved for the which will 'operate from the office building at St Michael's Hospital in Lethbndge The program will be administered by the Lethbndge Municipal Hospital board The program was earlier approved by the provincial department of mental health The project will be based on helping people who are hospitalized but require a supplement to other those discharged from hospitals but who re- quire and those needing day care as an alter- native to hospital treatment The day program will supplement the only medical- ly based treatment facility in the the in-patient psychiatric unit at LMH what the staff at the research centre said Mr Nagai And because each plant is properly it cuts down on the labor requirements by about 40 per shortening the time spent in each field This means the workers can go through a field much faster Since the workers are paid by the they can make more money each day by hoeing more acres of crop This factor also saves the farmer money because he doesn't need as many workers to do the same amouni of work each year with farm labor so hard to get these farmers with fields planted with precision drills will be able to afford to pay higher attracting the best workers at the same he said The workers on the Nagai farm are benefiting from another new feature through easier work loads and higher pay This year Mr Nagai applied a weed to his crops The chemical is credited with reducing the weeds on the Nagai farm by up to 90 per cent Mr Nagai said the research centre suggested using Treflan in 1973 and after a winter of study he decided to go ahead The fewer weeds mean the workers don t have as much hoeing to do and tnis helps to speed up their work They can do even more work in a adding to their wages since they are paid by the acre Mr Nagai said he will con- tinue to work with Alberta department of agriculture researchers and fieldmen in perfecting the use of the preci- sion drill and chemical application to find the best rates of use for his particular land PENNER'S PLUMBING service Water Heaters and Basernent Plumbing 1209-2ndAve. S. Phone 327-4121 Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2822 INSURANCE HOME-BUSINESS FARM We Can Save You Money SEE US FOflSTtR 4GtNCy 706 3rd Ave S Phone 327-2793 NEW 1974 VW USED CARS 1 973 VW BEETLE 1 vear 12000 miles left on new car warranty 1973VW CAMPER DELUXE Automatic radio 6000 miles left on new car warranty 1972 PLYMOUTH CRICKET good clean unit S1475 RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. VOLKSWAGEN PORSCHE AUDI 3rd Ave. end 14th St. S. Crowded parks forecast Sunny warm weather forecast for the South this weekend is expected to again bring out the campers and fishermen in droves All provincial parks in the area will likely be the provincial parks department but attempts will be made to accommodate everyone that comes The Beauvais Lake and Willow Creek campgrounds are two that are particularly being says the Lethbndge office The lands and forest office in Blairmore reports meanwhile that the forest fire hazard in the mountain and foothills areas has gone to very high No fires are reported burning at the moment There's no restrictions yet on an official but people are asked to be careful The best fishing in the area is said to be in the streams in the Pincher Creek and Claresholm areas Here is the report provided by the fish and wildlife division Claresholm hot spot is Travers Reservoir for pike Success is low on Chain Lakes for trout with streams now providing best success and be- ing heavily fished Pincher Creek Also reports stream fishing im- proved with Beauvais Lake and Beaver Mines Lake producing most success for trout Cardston Low success on Police Lake and Mami Lake with average success on streams for trout Improved fishing on St Mary's Reser- voir producing average success for pike Lethbndge area No success for trout in Henderson Lake Gold Springs Park and McQuilhan with average success for pike in Chin and Ridge reservoirs and very good success for goldeye in Oldman River Foremost Low fishing pressure throughout and low success for trout on Foremost Pond and Hemnger's Reser voir Low success on Yellow Lakes with fair to good success in South Saskatchewan River tor goldeye Impaired driver fined A 20-year-old Coaldale who pleaded guilty in provin- cial court Thursday to a charge of impaired was fined Richard K Worm was charged July 24 It was his se cond conviction for impaired driving FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327-6565 ESP COM. FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG PHARMACY FACTS from O.C. STUBBS In saying today have a small suggestion to make or maybe it's really a favor I'd like to ask of you It has to do with the label we put on your prescription container I suppose it's only human to think one unit of this is good then two units would be better that twice as much would have me getting better twice as fast But this just isn't the case Your doctor has prescribed your prescription for you with many different things in mind Not the least of these being your present physical condition If he'd wanted your prescription to be twice as powerful he certainly would have written it that way So PLEASE do take it only as directed STUBBS PHARMACY Open dally a.m. to p.m. and 12 noon to p.m. ;