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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, JUM I. 1971 THI UTMMtDOC HBtAlO 21 First offenders loise their farm (CP) A thera- peutif farm community for young first offenders has sus- pended operations follow- ing community antagonism and problems with staff and mon- The Alternatives to Detention and Pfejfole or Probation Farm Project began last fall on a this community, about 33 niijes northeast of Edmon- ton. It fecluded six persons tween the ages of 17 and 21 who were referred by courts or probation officers after being involved in; drug related of- fences.' The'project, funded fay the federal non-medical use of drugs program, was designed to help them with behavioral difficulties and emotional prob- lems teaching them respon- sibility. The major problem was farm with qualified personnel, probation officer Er- nie Stokes, who was on the pro- jects community board, said in an interview. An'ex-convict and his wife di- rected the project and a priest counselled on the farm. The distance from urban areas to the farm proved in- convenient for the psychiatrists and other professionals who came in periodically to provide therapeutic treatment, Mr. Stokes said. The Lamont farm project be- came an issue after neighbor- ing residents said they had not been approached about the pro- ject before it started. "They were concerned that the farm was unattended and thought we were putting a hip- pie haven or drug culture into their Mr. Stokes said. Mr. Stokes said rent for the farm was unreasonable and the owner demanded rent for equipment and wanted part of the crop which the residents planned to grow. What the farm needed, Mr. Stokes said, were "Mom and Dad" figures who would be re- sponsible for the young people and help create a family atmo- sphere. The board ran an ad for such a couple without success. A similar project is planned at an old commune site at Ono- way, about 50 miles northwest of Edmonton, and Mr. Stokes said federal government ap- proval is expected. Facilities and professionals from the Sturgeon River Sf-hool of Learn- ing will be used if the project is approved. TV clean-up funds sought EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta Federation of Home and School Associations has asked for provincial govern- ment support in cleaning up television and an end to com- mercials aimed at youngsters. But the president of the fed- eration, Edith Hnytfca, points out that the television portion of the annual brief to the cab- inet is not a major concern. The federation, she says, is facing a financial crises and operates on a budget of annually, of which comes from a grant from the govern- ment. The remainder is con- tributed by Home and School locals throughout the province. Ideally, the federation should have a budget of a year if it is to voice parents' concerns effectively in educa- tion, she said. In its 30-page submission to the provincial cabinet, the fed- eration called for much less vi- olence on television, and more programs portraying values which would support and strengthen family ties. They also want programs with humor, but not vulgarity, and more educational television on crafts, hobbies and creative arts. "While we realize that tele- vision programming is not with- in the jurisdiction of this prov- ince, we did want to make you aware of our members' con- the brief says. Their feelings on television programming will be sent to television stations and taken to the national Home and School convention as a resolution from the Alberta group, Mrs. Hnytka said. "Our members are concerned about the type and amount of advertising directed to children when it is primarily the par- ents who are the purchasers. Such advertising creates de- sires, imagined needs and un- realistic expectation in the minds of impressionable young- the brief says. Through the national federa- tion, an appeal to the Canadian Radio Television Commission will be made for an end to this type of advertising. The brief also recommends to the government that a mini- mum of one per cent of the to- tal education budget be ear- marked for educational re- search and that a body named the Alberta Educational Re- search and Evaluation Institute be established. A communication institute should also be set up to keep local boards, schools, teachers and the public informed of new programs, it says. Wet weather delays planting CHICAGO (AP) Wet weather in the Midwest has de- layed the planting of spring crops, but farmers and federal agriculture officials are at odds over whether the setbacks will mean higher prices for the con- sumer. "If there is a shortage of feed supplies as a result of the wet spring, then there are definitely going to be higher said Joseph Wankerl, a dairy farmer from Plain, Wis. But Francis A. Kutish of the department of agriculture said he stood by earlier, more opti- mistic predictions from his boss, Don Paarlberg, director of economics. Paarlberg said May 20 he was confident the farmers could catch up with their spring plan- ting and said the flooding would have little impact on food prices. He also said that much of the acreage1 inundated by Mississippi River flooding was cotton land and .predicted farm- ers would switch to soybeans which can be planted later in the year and provide feed for livestock. The Memorial Day weekend, however, brought tornadoes and torrential rains. More rain fell last weekend..' The agriculture department said that by June 3, about 84 per cent of the corn crop in the Corn Belt was planted, com- pared to 90 per cent at the same time last year. "Farmers have pretty well caught up in their corn Kutish said, "although they're a little behind a year ago." Soybean planting was 43 per cent complete June 3, compared to 72 per cent last year. Soy- take about 90 days to mature compared to 120 days for be planted until the middle of June, al- though some farmers claim the yield decreases if the crop is planted after June 10. One prob- lem with planting soybeans on areas prepared for cotton was that some of the land already i had been treated with herbi- cides, needed for cotton, but harmful to soybeans. A report prepared recently by a commodities firm and circu- lated at the Chicago Board of Trade said that the govern- ment's goal of more than six million bushels of corn this year may not be reached because much farm land is wet and has not been planted. Labor shortage in Montana HELENA. Mont. (AP) The Montana employment security division reports construction is near record levels in most major cities of the state. Division administrator Fred Barrett said yesterday that worker shortages remain in construction, mining, agricul- ture and food service jobs. He said unemployment claims to the state dipped below the mark last week and are 12 per cent below the same week in 1972. EATO N'S SATURDAY Shop Early For Limited Quantities. Personal Shopping Only! Great Buys For Father's Day! Men's Swim Trunks Nylon stretch. Various styles to choose from. Colors: orange, red, navy, green and bite. 4 I Sizes: small, medium and large. EACH Men's Wear, Main Women's Pants Fashioned from polyester and with front closing. Stitched cuffs. Baggie style. Washable. Colors: white, pink QQ and blue. Sizes 8 to 16. EACH............ Sportswear, Main Floor Women's Long Gowns Keyhole neckline. Princess style. Contrasting binding ot neckline ad armholes. Printed arnel C QQ assorted prints anl plains. EACH............ Lingerie, Ma'n lloor "Lady Utex" Coats Cotton poplin. Button windbreaker sleeves scrne wi'h hoods. Rayon satin lined. Colors: yellow, rose, 4 Q QQ grey, red and beige. Sizes: 7 to 13. EACH Wear, Main Floor Women's Blouses Long sleeve blouses and pant tops reduced to clear in a hurry. Included are fortrels, cottons and polyesters. Priced 'way low because they are in a broken size but sizes 10 to 40 in the group. C QQ Q QQ Sportswear, Main Floor Sun Tan Tops Assorted tops for the sun worshipper. Holter necks, tank styles and other novelty styleh. Cotton knits in olains and prints Colors: red, blue and pink. Sizes small, mediu-n and large. O 99 A 3.99 EACH fc.WW and Sportswear, Mam Flocr Girls', Boys' Spring Coats Priced 'way low to clear quickly An excellent assortment of coats in a variety of fabrics, and colors. Sues: 2 to 6x collectively. Reduced C 4 ft 4 Q One-Third. EACH to I I Children's Wear, Main Flcor Men's Double Knit Slacks 100% Fortrel. Just what you want for summer war. Colors: rust, grey, navy and beige. 4 4 QQ Sizes 32 to 40. EACH................. Wear, Mam Fioor Men's Belts Leather and some stretch types. Broken size range. Assorted colors. Priced to clear quickly. O QQ EACH................................ Men's Wear, Main Flcor Men's Permanent Press Pyjamas Polyester and cotton. Colors: brown, blue or grey on white background. Short sleeve, short leg style. f EACH.............................. Long sleeve, long leg style. Men's Wear, Ho.r Men's Nylon Dress Socks 12. Priced 'v 1.19 or6 for 6.99 Stretch style. Sizes 10 to 12. Priced 'way low for quick clearance. Ankle EACH Executive length- 4 EQ C Q QQ EACH I W for Socks, Main F.oor Regular Length Ties 100% polyester. Many colors to choose from. Stock up now at a saving. O 7Q 7 50 EACH............... fc. I W for Men's Main Fioor Men's Brevets and Athletic Shirts 80% cotton and 20% nylon. At this saving you'll want to stock up on a good supoly for now and throughout the summer. Colors: white. Sizes: small, O A CQ medium, large and extra large for Wear, Ma'n Floor Girls' Summer Coats and Jackets Look at the value here. We've grouped together a collection of coats and jackets and reduced them one-third off the regular price. Assorted fabrics, styles and colors. Sizes: 7 to 14 collectively. C 9A 1C C7 EACH to I U.VI Boys' Boxer Shorts Girls Weor Main Colorful cotton plaid boxer shorts. Flat front band and elastic back. Two front pockets, zipper p A front and cuffs. Sizes 4 to for I Boys' Wear, Main Floor Boys' Plaid Pants In polyester and cotton. Flat front and elastic back. Two side pockets, zipper front and cuffed. O fi 9T Sizes: 4 to 6x.................... for Boys' Wear, Ma.n Floor Girls' Cotton Pyjamas and Assorted prints and styles. All with short sleeves. Sizes 4 to 6x collectively. EACH............... Children's Wear, Main Floor Children's "T" Shirts Taken right from our regular stock and reduced to clear in a hurry. An assortment of styles end colors. Cotton. Sizes 4 to 6x collectively. 1 CC EACH to I-WW Wear, Main Flocr Women's Panti Hose A manufacturer's clearance of fint quality panti hoss. Assorted colors and styles to fit sizes small, medium, large and C 9 AGl O pair Hosiery, Main Floor EATON'S Men's Electric Shavers Philips Super 90 Philishave. Unique shaving system. Double floating heads that adapt to the contours of your face. Self sharpening cutters. Sideburn trimmer. On and off switch. Complete with cord and case. 1.19 Shavers, Main Floor Women's Handbags Assorted styles in genuine leather handbags. The new look in the pouch bag some with zipper and some with dome closings. Short straps and shoulder straos. Colors: red, beige, brown and Q QQ 4 O QQ black. EACH to I Main Floor Credit Card Case and Key Case Set Matching credit card case and key case Genuine lea- ther. Holds 12 or more credit cards. Pocket for bills also coin purse. For men and women. A 99 Colors: red, brown and black. SET........... Jewellery, Main Floor Costume Jewellery Better quality costume jewellery by Vendome. Consists of a variety of chain necklaces in rope ond pendant styles. Gold colored, pins, bracelets and g C QQ earrings limited quantity..... for W.WV Jewellery, Main Floor Sunglasses Protect your eyes from the glare of the O QQ summer sun. Asiorted styles. EACH......----- Jewellery, Mam Hior Revlon Gel Aquamarine soapless gel. For both or shower. EACH Cosmetics, Main Floor Yardley Creme Bath Springfiowers creme bath. Includes O QQ body veil. EACH Cosmetics, Mam Revlon False Eye Lashes Assorted types. Black or brown. 4 QQ SET .W Main Flzor Max Factor Eye Shadow With refill. Assorted shades. 4 "79 EACH Cosmetics, Mam Floor Women's Sandals Made in Italy. All leather. Dressy heel. Multi hone or all white. Sizes: 6 to 4 4 QQ PAIR............................... Shoes, Main Floor Women's Italian Sandals Brown or white leather uopers. Composition platform and heel. Sizes: 6 to 4 4 QQ PAIR ...............................r. Main Floor Children's Running Shoes Three eyelet tie running shoes. Canvas top. Navy with white stripe, white with navy stripe and red, white and blue. Sizes: 5 to 3. I W Main Floor Men's Casual Shoes Plantation style crepe soles. Lace and slip-on style. Brown and blue and white. Sizes: 7 to T1 4Q QQ collectively. PAIR Men's Hushpuppies and Casual Footwear Main Floor Crepe rubber soles. Suede and smooth leathers. Assorted colors and sizes. PAIR Men's Dress Boots O QQ O.5KJ to Shoes, Main Floor Fashioned with side zipper fastening. Composition Brown and black. Broken size range but 4 ft QQ Shoes, Main Fioor sizes 7 to 11 in group. PAIR Boys' Flare Jeans Broken size range in styles and colors. Baggies, Cartoons and Flares. Just what you want for the boys' holiday ward- robe. All cotton. Colors: blue, rnauve, beige, G QQ green and gold. EACH Boys' Wear, Main Flocr Boys' "T" Shirts Excellent savings in new "T" shirts. No iron, no stretch Or shrink out of fit. Made in Canada. Stripes 4 QQ and fancy patterns. Plain round necks. EACH Beys' Wear, Main Floor Boys' Turtle Neck Polo Shirts Just the shirt for summer camping. Long sleeves, turtle neck style. Cotton. Colors.- gold, wine, green, blue ond rust. Sizes, small, medium and large. EACH Boys' Wear, Main Floor Boys' Squall Jackets Water repellent, washable. Giant front zipper. Zipper con- cealed hood. Nylon. Colors: raspberry, yellow and nnvv with contrast stripe. O QQ Sizes 8 to 12. EACH Wear, Main Floor Sr. Boys' Squall Jackets Water repellent. Washable. Giant front zipper. Zipper concealed hood. One patch pocket. Colors: raspberrv, ravy and yellow, with contrast stripe. O QQ Sizes: 14 to 18. EACH Boys' Wear, Main Floor Shop Eaton's Tonight Until 9 and Use Your Eaton Come Table Topper and Silencer 6.80 Quilted toppers protects table finish. clean vrith damp cloth. Sanitized. Size: C flft Size: EACH U.VW EACH 7 1 0 EACH I I O EACH Household linens, Second Floor Pontoon 50% polyester, 50% rayon. A linen-like fabric. Will fas- hion beautifully into pant suits, dresses, etc. Gay summer colors. Machine wash, tumble dry. O 70 45" wide. YARD e, Fashion lower Floor Jacquard Cottons Cool cotton in white jacquard patterns for your summer wardrobe. Make blouses, dresses, pants, Machine washable. White only. 1 QQ YAHD Fashion lower Floor Orion Acrylic Double Knit Sew up a great-looking dress or pant suit with this 100% orlon acrylic double knit. Washable. In a large array of Spring shades, Generous 68" width. A AO YARD Fashion Fabrics, lower Floor 7-Piece Coaster Set Porcelain coasters in a brass holder. Consists of 4 QQ Chinaware, Second Flosr 6 coasters and holder. SET Fits most all slide projectors, EACH................... Stacking Mugs Porcelain stacking mugs in three designs. A 1 99 Four colors in each for Chinaware, Second Floor 4-Piece Console Sets Three different designs Colonial, Spanish or Contem- porary. Consists of mirror, table and 4 Q QQ two sconces. SET........................ Chinaware, Second Floor General Electric Kettle Aiodern oval shape. Gleaming chrome body. Automatic cuf- off. Avocado handle and base. 4 O QQ EACH................................. Small Appliances, Second Floor General Electric Fry Pan Buffet style. Deep lid. Completely immersible. 4 C QQ Probe control. EACH Small Appliances, Second Floor "Morning Mist" Picture Size 24" x overall size 31" x 3VS" Rococ style, deep antique gold color. 29 99 Carved custom frame. EACH fcw.Ww Second Floor RCA Table Radio Excellent value at this pricing. AM operation. pA QC Dual speakers. EACH Second Floor Rototrays 1.99 Cameras, Second Floor Bell and Howell Movie Projector Features the exclusive "Filmovara QQ QB Automatic threading. EACH ............WW.MW Cameras, Second Floor Sundries Rubber Gloves. Size medium. PAIR.............696 Band-Aid Plastic Strips. 100's...................836 Crest Tooth Paste. 150 Ml. EACH..............1.19 Aniadent. 6 oz. EACH 736 Wilkinson Blades. 5's....................... 716 Deluxe Hair Dryer. EACH 14.99 Salary Hair Styling Comb. EACH................9.89 Steusal Mocthwash. 14 oz. EACH F.D.S. Feminine Deodorant. 4.25 oz. EACH 1.69 Mitchums Roll-on Deodorant. 1 oz............2.49 Sundries, Lower Floor Aqua-Lounge Inflatable size, 5'x3'. Capacity 250 Ibs. 3 independent air chambers. Maintenance kit. Not affected by water. Chlorine or oil. Welded seams, Q QQ EACH Sporting Goods, Lower Floor Limelight Steel Wall Pool Corrugated steel walls finished in weather resistant baked- on enamel. Heavy vinyl liner has attached capjing to hold it firmly in place. Complete with bottom drain. 8" diamete-, 15" deep. 4 A QQ 10' diameter, 24" deep. OQ QQ EACH C3.39 Sporting Lower Floor SVa" Tricycle Excellent value. Wide flat ATV fvpt wheels. SVi" 9.99 ............10.99 Toys, Lower Floor Snoopy Pedal Trike Polyethylene plastic body. Hi-rise handle bars, 9" front wheel, 6" rear wheel. Approximate size QQ lower HOOT front wheel. Yellow. wheel. EACH ,_- 10" wheel, EACH 25 x EACH Saturday 9 to True Card- ;