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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 1946 Property Tax Rate Set at 39 Mills THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEVEN Lethbrldcc's prcperiy tax rate iras struck at 39 mills Tuesday evening, this consist- ing of" 19 mills for city par-, poses and 20 mills for in each ease one mill above the rate. IQ passing bylaws strifciss the various tax rates, council fixed the social services tax rate on land at 2.70 to raise the it must collect annually for the pro- vincial government, through levy. The tax on businesses tins of- fices Tras set at eight per cent of their rental Tn addition to the taxes to be collected through the naiil rate, council set the following rates for frontage taxes: Water frontage tax, Warm Weather five cents per foot; sewer frontage tax. four cents per foot; boulevard frontage. five cents per foot. Penalty After Aug. 31 Current taxes not paid by the- t Warm weather is needed now for growth of South Alberta crops, the j weekly crop report, issued by the i federal department of agriculture stated. Southwestern Al- crops are good to excellent of one-half per cent per month" after that date. tenoratioa. Council confirmed the adoption of Folio-song are the details of the the revised assessment roll for 19461 Aloeria crop silua-.ion: bv its court of revision, the revised! Good general rains fell over wide figures placing the live mill raw assessment in the citv liior-s at 676.460. compared with last year. The puolic school assess- Eaent is estimated at compared inth last year. while seperase school assess- ment is estimated at compared with last, jear. ARE YOU A NEW OLD TIMER? ENTRY DATE RAISED TO DECEMBER 31, 1905 The Pemmscan Club and Leth- bridge Old Timers' Association raised the Timers will now be considered those who lived in the North West Territories or in the western provinces prior to Dec. 31. 1905. Heretofore the diviomg line between Old Timers and ordinarv pilgrims has been Dec. 31, 1899. Action to raise the date by five vears was taken by the executive of the association under President R. W. Greenway at a meeting over the week-end, and the announce- ment was made by James Perry, secretary, who also announced that the annual summer picnic and dance would be held at. Henderson Park on July 25 Members of the Lethbricge Old Timers' club may be anyone living in Alberta or northern Montana who Qualifies under the new arrival limitation. Is is expected that this Prescriptions Accurately filled and sent to you PROMPTLY MCCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331 5th St. S. Phone 2205. 414 13th St. N. Phone 3445 Mr. is not too soon to place that HAIL INSURANCE. Bowman Agency Insurance Real Estate loans will greatly Increase the member- ship of the organization whose racks have become sadly thinned through death of members the past few New members will get a special welcome at the annual picme and dance in July. Reports Support Half Holiday For Rally, Rodeo Too many stubborn pigeons, a serious shortage of lumber and dif- ficulties in securing suitable work- men are plaguing efforts to restore the fair grounds buildings for Leth- bridge's "Victory Bally and Rodeo. City Manager J. T. told the council Tuesday evening. There was one bright report dur- ing discussion of plans for the "Welcome Home" celebration for veterans, however. Aid. R. J. Kit- son stating that he had spoken with is mostly over for th a number of leading merchants j wheat stem sawfly no abous a half-day holiday for the threa-dav prczram and none of those he contacted had any objec- tion to a holiday on the afternoon of July second day of the rally and rodeo. Replying to AlcL J. A. Jardine's request of why faster progress was not being made on restoring the fairgrounds buildings, Mr. Watson said he teas unable to secure suf- ficient suitable men through the National Employment Service. He added that, he could find the msa himself but was forbidden to do so as NJELS. officials him that areas o: the province last and provincial officials report crop conditions now mav be deemed fair to good throughout; Aloerta. Pastures are improving field crops ad- vancing sansfac'only. Coarse grain seeding is all ten completed. Soil moisture conditions in the Manj berries area in the southeast are now reported, good, with soil drifting having been checked. Height of wheat averages four inches Tihile coarse grains are up three inches. HEED WARM WEATHER. Heavy rains from Calgary through Lethbridge in the southwest part of the province have resulted in a marked improvement in prospects. Claresholm repons crop conditions excellent, although warm weather is needed for rapid growth. All seeding is completed in tins area with the exception of flax. Correspondents along the Calgary- Edmonton line report greatly im- proved conditions, with wheat up from four to seven inches. The Dominion Experimental Station at Lacombe reports heavy infestations of wild oats. The Edmonton area which had faeea dry up until the las'; 10 dajs now reports germination good and growing conditions ex- cellent. The Vermilion area has received exceptionally- good rains and crops and pastures are all reported as "good." North of Edmonton, at Athabasca, crops are making good progress with wheat averaging four inches high- Recent rains have relieved the probability o5 grasshooper losses. Pale western cutworm damage has been moderate in some areas, but the year. The now is ready to emerge. Average precipitation for Alberta since Anril 1 has been four per cent below normal, compared with 23 per cent below normal a week ago. Mean temperature for the week ended June 10 was eouivalent to normal. he could aot hire men throueh. their offices. except The shortage of lumber is also interfering with work, he contin- ued. And the "they're still a. nuisance." Thus far, Mr. Watson explained. 115 pigeons have been shot at the fairgrounds "but there must be at least 300 more." Provide Funds For Wading Pool An offer to supplement Its dona- tion of S15.000 for the cosstsTicaori of a. -swimming- pool in North Leth- bridge with up to for a wad- ,ing pool came before the city coun- cil Tuesday evening from the local Xjons club Alderman J. A. Jardlne, a direc- tor of the local I-ions. explained that the service club was anxious to provide facilities for younger tots DONT TRY THIS ON HIGHWAY ATTENTION MEMBERS 20th BATTERY R.C.A. (R) All members, wives or lady friends are invited to a Social at the Armories Thursday, June 13th at 8 p.m. MOVING PICTURES REFRESHMENTS ELECTRIC MOTOR SERVICE We Increase quality and decrease prices by using machines on yotr' motor Local Board Of Trade Delegates At Red Deer Meet Sherlock Building Purchased By British Canadian Trust Company Announcement was made 'Wed- Sherlock estate. left by her father, -hat the Sherlock building i late 3. Z. Sherlock, -arSo presicjnt. of the comer of 3rd Avenue and'. w Lethbrldge about 1890 from Grea- of Trade, and is.. g, g. Sask, after haying eotae west ish Canadian Trust ComoanT.! froa Ctetaric, and who engaged in here ircce 50 years! mercantile for many years, part of the in partner- ship with the Manfred man, T. Hill, a member of the council, are representing: the local Board of Trade at the annual of Alberta Board of Trade and, t-r will last just the one day. _ Lethbridge Board of Trade sent resolutions U> the meetinz deai- with wawo. and Ir. making announcement. H. missioner. The Sherlock block. Rood, of the British 5s of 'reinforced Sreproofcon- Caradian Trust -.hai direc- crete and bnck construction oO feet Rolling an automobile side over side and end end might prove disastrous to the average motorist, but such !s nci the case with the "Lucky" Lotc Hell Drivers who will perform nightly ca JuJy 4. 5 and 5 at the Victory Rally at the lithbndge Exhibi- tion grounds. "Lucky- Lott Hell Drivers will bring; to the people of Southern Alberta, thrills they have never dreamed of having outside the motion pictures in which this troupe of daredevils have per- formed more than a score of times. There are. to the "Lucky" Lott Hell Drivers, 17 ex-servicemen from World War II. performing these stunts which to them are child play in comparison to the activity they have seen in the past few years. The feature of the "Lucky" Lott Hell Drivers program of thrills, spills and action !s the Trans- continental Bus Jump, wherein "Luckj" Lott leaps an autosr.obiie over she top of a huge bus. as well as those who would be using the Lions swimming pool and had agreed to donate towards the con- struction of a wading pool to be built near the larger project. He added that the club also fels Lethbndge service cluos should be urged to purchase season tickets for underprivileged children so that they would be able to make full use of the swimming pooL Store Gas In Wells Rotarians Will Meet At Waterloo Revival of the Rotarv Interna- tional Good Will gathering of Al- berta and Montana Hotanans a; Watertcn-Glacier Inter national icrs of the company had at a bv 125 feet, isas built in 1310, three on Tuesdav afternoon voted storeys and sasemen-; oaJK HEAVY FLIGHT OFSAWFUES Sole owner of Aeb was It !s expecred r.ow abrar- i ers wi2 take possession on July 1. Ian of tfeA TJri-ersiry of Albena. ____ and a nauve daughter of bndge. It ca-ne her through the o? MSS Me above of Of Federal Tax rsaman Perfection of ilavors and Vi EJV i.cs. Southern Alberta are new being in-} Present plans of :he ccmpam- are, Dominion entomological laboratory here. He explained that flishts year are a week earlier than in any; previous year, development of the j pest hanhs been hastened bv the j warm, drv weatJher in Aprs! A steadi few days in expected during the rex in the number of sawfces j Sawfly flights generally last from i As Crying Need Taesdav evening endorsed the gestion" ccming from the neighbor- ing citv and asked Mayor Shackle- ford to present it at ;he mayors' convention, scheduled for June 24 :o27. Edmonton Action HDifONTON June xz The eirv council last night ordered Sled Medi- Xhe Valley A similar rssoiuuon passed by Sdmonion-s council a tnoaih ago Re-pressunng of Turner Valley wells is underway for the summer season, according to the gas and oil conservation board. As con- sumption of gas falls off in the summer more is available for forcing back into wells for under- Paul's school, chairman of the permanent committee. Tom Davis of Butte. past presi- dent of the Rotary International will be present. There will be a banquet on Saturday evening, fol- lowed by a meeting of the execu- tive committee when the future of the mterrational gathering win be discussed. This is tne first meet- ing of the Peace Park organization in the Bow island field by tae nadian Western Natural Gas Com- pany under a program of re-pres- suring depleted" gas wells. Last summer a peak of 599 mil- lion cubic; feet in July and 647 mil- lion cubic feet in August forced back into the Turner Valley field. The amount dropped to 34 million feet in December; 61 mil- lion in January of this year. 73 million in February. 169 million in March and 363 million in April. Bow Island Field la addition, 116 million, feet of Turner Valley gas was stored in the Bow Island field in April. McColl Prontenac is planning further tests in the Pmho'm field, southeast Alberta near the Mon- tana border, buc the site of its new j attendance is expect-ecL The com- tmttee will discuss the possibility of securing permanent and aiso of erecting some suitable markers at each entrance to the International Peace Park. I well is nos announced. on 3. field because it car- whelming aroblem t ned very little trash cover after j proper out summerfallo'n.-ir.g. was plowed j watenon or Medicine Hat or Cal- lasj, fall ratJ'er deeply to bnnsj up gary." he asserted with some heac new soil to act as a brake to soil; -you have a very progressive city crifting. This spring It- was cul- uj most ways but ywir road signs tivated and sown early, and cespite the heavy blowing it withstood the insole Ages." do justice to travellers of wind which caused so much dam- age to many fields. Ii promises a good crop uncer normal condi- tions between now and harvest. Spring Wheat Is Foot High Farmers are faegimucg to brag about how fast their wheat is growing. And they have some- thing to brag about. The bis rams curing the 10 days from May 23 to June 7 changed the whole crop picture. Wirhage of NoBIeford. who Underwrite Rail Line to Ford' Coal Holdings Word comes from financial cir- cles :n the east that Sweezet Se- curities. Ltd- of Montreal, and a srroup have uncertaken The visitor's lament was enthusi- astically endorsed by a Lethnridge lacy -a ho !s cailec from her home frequently to direct puzzled mo-! tonsts trying to grcpe their way i to the CoutTs highway. "I don't, mind being a human sign-post! when ria. watering my lawn but> it's rather disconcerting when Tm bathing and dressing. Last week' I was called out in niy pyjamas." _ she declared. I The Jjsthbricge Junior Cham- j ber of Commerce has operated a. j tourist directing agency in the city in the past and tourists voice ap- preciation of this service. The Jay- j number of, in tne citv! REELS Shakespeare Wonder-el Shakespeare TWnmph. Trent Valley Morris HARDWARE 512.95 Barrett railway wes; from Oktoks into the company's coal holdings on the j Highwood nver. i The Ford company claims thatj its property consists of 11.- FARMERS Crops that are hail damaged are hard to insure. your hsul insurance now. Be Wise, Insure With hes 1-J.J VViiVI i______s operates the illustration farm there. 617 acres abutting on tae Highwood brought to the Eerald a sample river and running 13 miles north, of Thatcher spring wheat which with an average width of I1-, nsiles. i stands a foot" high and is well In this property iz claims tnere are Imperial Oil is putting down a well in the Stirling field, south- east of Lethbndge, the well being j stages a foot high ana is weu i j reportea at 2758 feet. The coirpaay stOoIed It was nlanted April 8 more than tons of holds a large block of oil leases i in that; area. j Dr. G. S. Hume, head of the Geological Survey, arrived in J berta from Ottawa recently and is i now in the field. The foothills j area extending south from Turner i Valley to the "Crow's Nest Pass as 5 west as Blairmore. is understood to be slated for attention by geolo- gists tins season. TRACTOR TIRES, TUBES RIMS complete changeovers. Trimbles For Tires 316-llfh St. S. Phone 2007 To all Members of The Fraternal Order of Eagles Installation of Officers Will take nlace on Thursday, June 13 at 8 p.m. Followed fay Social. AH and ladies art asked to attend Supina Mercantile Bargain Specialists PHONES: GROCERIES, 2766 AND 2966; BUTCHER 3456; LADIES' WEAR, 2S66; MEN'S WEAR, 3456 MEN'S DONEGAL TWEED SUITS Informally smart, these suits of wool Donegals are styled In the newest "Lounger" model a three button, notched lapel style that fea- tures wide shoulders and a little more ease at the waist than the drape models. May be worn as a complete suit or the coat can be worn with odd trousers as a sport coat. Sizes 36 to 42. Per suit- MEN'S SEMI-DRESS PANTS Smart appearing pants, tailored from rtron? cottonades, in shades of brown, green and blue, patterned in neat pin stripes. Waist sizes to 36. Per pair emeu in neat Din MEN'S PULLOVER SWEATERS Cool cotton pullovers, styled with crewe neck and short sleeves. Colors: blue, brown and wine. Sizes: small, medium large. Each es. uiue, BOYS'SPORT JACKETS Srappy jackets In trsro-tone ef- fscts, well made from TOO! ard rayon Alpine material, In bu> ton front style. Sizes 7 to 12 years. p Men's Worsted SOCKS The old wool socSs. la snistures. Sizes 10 to 12. Per 6Oc BOYS' SUITS Two Pairs of Pants Smartly styled SUITS, fcaKored from quality wool faeeds, in shades of brown, blue and grey. Coat Is stjled with three byt ton front and. notched lapels. Each suit complete with extra pants for longer wear. 6 to 16 years. Per LADIES' DRESSES A new group of dresses, styled in flattering models from quality crepes and spuns, in a riot of glorious colors, patterned in beautiful florals. These come in the larger size range of to 52. Value priced at AUTO ROBES Just arrived a of good quality auto robes paterr.ea in r.ea; checkea designs. Sizes 65 x 75 Each Irish Linen Towels Pure linen dish towels. In ecru with green or blue border trim. Sizes 22x32. Hand- Knitted Wool Tarns Delightful :ivt> tarns, hard knic from tiure wool yarns. Is oniy. CRIB SHEETS Excellent quality crib sheets in cel'o- phane wrapping, 36x43" size. These make .deal gifts. BROOMSTICK SKIRTS Colorful skirts made from gaily patterned seersucker, In broomstick style with shirred waistband and but- toned front. Colors: blue, green, rose and gold. Sizes 12 to 18 Each iU.CU GROCERY NEWS PHONES SOUP, Heinz, Tomato. SOUP, Clark's, Cream of Mushroom and Asparagus. SOUP, Clark's. Celery, Vegetable and Consomme. TEA, Tender-Leaf. Lb. MATCHES, Ov.-l. Per pkt. CHLORIDE OF LIME, 2for 2 3 74c 21c 27c 29c 39c 28c FRESH FRUITS VEGETABLES 14c ..................2g29c O for '..................................8c ...................................8c ...................................Sc CELERY, California. Per Ib...................... LETTUCE, solid heads................. ONIONS, cooking........................ CABBAGE, new. Per Ib. BEETS, new, clip top. Per Ib. TURNIPS, r.ew, clip top. Per Ib. Size 392. 3 dozen..................................85c Size 288. 2 dozen..................................850 Size 176. Per dozen..............................S9C Seedless Size 126. 5 for Size 80. 3 for .FWSPAPFR! ;