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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta RESTAURANT AND PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, June 13, 1970 PACKS 13 TO ?G rr J A. E. CROSS WE TAKE GRAIN IN TRADE ABOVE MARKET PRICES GIVEN 140 Laid Off At Garesholm A business slowdown resulted in 140 men being laid off for two to four weeks at (lie Wat- son Industries trailer manufac- turing plant Friday. Larry O'Hiley, assistant gen- eral manager, said the move was necessary "because Hie over-all market had not devel- oped this year as had been ex- pected." He said 40 men will be re- tained at the plant, 60 miles Payment Of Taxes Down Tax payments at city hall for the week ended June 11 totalled down more than 000 from i the same period last year. Total tax payments for 1970 are running behind last year's figures by about The current total is less than 000. About 18 per cent of this year's estimated levy of almost million has been collected so far, compared with over 27 per cent last year at this time. The final date for penalty free payments is June 30. north of Lethbridge, to handle small orders. Mr. O'Riley said the firm felt it was time for a "breath- ing spell" and that full produc- tion probably would resume "somewhere between two and four weeks from now." rang Drive-In Bank Ready In Fall Tenders will close June 15 for work on the interior of the new Bank of Montreal building in North Lethbridge. A spokesman for the bank says work is progressing well on the new structure and the walls should be going up soon. Completion date is estimated at near the end of September and the bank should be open in October or November. The new facility will be Leth- bridge's first drive in bank. Of modern design, it will be very open, without the tradi- tional rows of counters. JUNE SHOPPING BRIDAL CHAPEL Everything for ihe Summer brides. Come In and select your requirements. TIME TO STOCK UP FOR SUMMER CAMPS Paper, Paints, Crayons, Scissors, Cups and Plates. WINE CELLAR 'r Everything's Brewing. Drop in for your requirements. VISITORS AND TOURISTS Take home mementos POST CARDS PENNANTS, etc. etc. THURSDAY NIGHT SHOPPING "Keep Ihe Southern Habit" n the St. Shopping Mai! PHONE 328-2301 Tuesday Official opening ceremonies for the million Kaiser Re- sources Ltd. strip mining oper- ation in the Crowsnest Pass will take place Tuesday, when sen- ior Kaiser officials will gather in the new mining town of Spar- wood, B.C. The ceremonies by day the opening dedication the company's ?15 million Rob erts Bank deepwater superpor near Vancouver, capable of han dling giant ton ships. The Sparwoad plant, one the largest in the world, will pro duce at least 51 million Ion tons of coking coal a Ion ton is pounds over th next 15 years. The coal is for shipment t Japan's steel industries, and i valued at more than mi lion. Kaiser will also ship the Crowsnest coal to Stelco of Can ada, in Hamilton, Ont.; to Hoi land, South America, Italj and Sweden. The company is seeking fur ther markets, and holds rights or options on coal seams con taining several hundred rnillior tons. The first shipment, of long tons, arrived at Roberts Bank from Sparwood April 30 The coal is being snipped by a million Canadian Pacific Railways unit train, which makes the round trip in just 72 hours including load- ing and unloading time. Kaiser hopes to be producing coal at a five million tons per year level by September, and by then could have more than employees in the Crows- nest area. FURNITURE FIRE Three firefighting units were called out Friday evening when fire broke out in the E and R Furniture and Upholstery, 231 Stafford Drive, Lethbridge. Two pumpers and an aerial truck were required to ex- tinguish the blaze which did extensive damage to the con- tents of the building. Ernil Ott, manager of the store said the cause of the fire is at present unknown. No estimate of damage has yet been made. No one was injured in the blaze. The business was covered by insurance. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC 324 Slh SI. S. Ph. 328-7684 Above Capitol Furniture EDDY DIETRICH, C.D.M. MOVING? By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer United States Strategic Air Command low- level flight training over Sas- katchewan and Eastern Alberta has meant an economic boon to this community 100 miles northeast of Lethbridge. The target train, located at Princess about 20 miles north- east of Brooks and the supple- mentary vans at North Battle- lord, Sask., were moved into .ocation March 30 and will be in location until September. In order to carry out effici- ent operations, the U.S. govern- nent arranged for contracts or essential services with firms n tine immediate areas of the rain and vans. These contracts include: Fuel oil from the Canadian Commercial Corporation, ex- pected to amount to for six-month duration of the rairi location. The train supply o date- has been all rom Brooks. The fuel oil is power diesel engines to enerate electricity and for eat and air conditioning. Laundry and linen service nth an amount of up to 3er month. The train crew has pent Trash collection has been CALL OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES WEEKEND SPECIAL FAMILY DINNER FOR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN Chicken Chow Mein 0 Sweet and Sour Spareribi Deep Fried Shrimps, Breaded or Pineapple Chicken Chicken Fried Rice ALL FOR ONLY............ >.95 Delivered to Your Homo Piping Hull Open Weekdays 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Phone tho 327-0240 327-2297 LOTUS Acrou From The CPR DEPOT sub-let from a firm in Nebraska to a private individual in Brooks. tank service has cost Appliance repairs (air con- ditioninj for equipment) has for a Medicini brought Hat firm. All food purchases froir Brooks amounting to per month. For Train Crew BROOKS (Staff) It's n< all work and no play for tl men stationed on the rada bomber scaring express tra located at Princess, 20 mile northeast of this community. The men, all members of th 1st Combat Evaluation Group o the United States Air Force must accumulate 30 points doin exercises. The U.S. governmen requires aerobic exercises place of the strenuous muscl exercises to build up the hear and blood system and Inn capacity. The men can make the points by doing most active sports including running, swimming basketball, golf, and baseball. The men on the train hav formed a Softball team tha competes weekly with team. from Brooks. Some of the men took part In exercises with the Alberta Fly Bowiis To Attend Course Wilf Bowns, manager of the The role of the departmen jethbridge Chamber of Com- nerce will be attending the 4th annual Canadian Institute or Organization Management. The Institute conducted by le Canadian Chamber will be eld at the University of West- rn Ontario June 14-20, and will 'for a first-year, completing ear, and an advance manage- lent course. Proceeding the courses of the nstittite, the chamber execu- ves of Canada will conduct a ull-day seminar on Urban Af- airs. About 70 chamber and trade ssociatipn executives will par- cipale in the week-long group essions designed to increase of consumer and corporate al fairs, will be presented by J. F Grandy, deputy minister of the department, and Canada Todaj will be discussed by J. E Gander, senior economist of the economic council of Canada. Professors Ken Loucks o Laurentian University in Sud bury and David Drinkwater ol the host university in London, Ont. will lecture on Manage- ment Dynamics and Basic Eco- nomics. Professor Loucks will also discuss Time Management. Other topics for lecturers in- clude public relations and com- munications, agriculture, indus- trial development, tourist de- velopment, public affairs, or- ganization leadership and eth- ic effectiveness of the various I ics and community responsi- rganizations represented. ANNOUNCING THE OPENING OF OUTLOOK DRYWALL CO. LTD. 636 13th STREET NORTH Phone 328-6765 IEN POLACHIC, Manager Residence Phone 328-8743 RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL FREE ESTIMATES Complete Drywall Application Gyproc VINYL BOARD TEXTURED CEILING INSULATING STEED STUDS "A NEW OUTLOOK ON SERVICE" ing Farmers during a recent lly-in to Brooks. Several men formed a team to compete in the wild cow milking contest Friday at the Brooks Rodeo and Stampede. Fishing is the favorite past- time for a majority of the men and the company commander, Major John A. McNett has pro- vided the men with several row boats. The men take the boats and travel to various lakes far fish- ing. Sergeant Roger Clement said one fellow drove his truck miles in one. week- end "but he came back with some real nice fish." Southminister Marks Origin Rev. 0. R. Layers, who preached at the induction ser- vice in 1935 of the first minister at Southminster Church, will preach at the church Sunday morning. The first minister was Dr. James Pritchard, father of Leth- bridge lawyer Fred Pritchard. Mr. Lavers' son, Tom Lavers, will read the lesson. Also celebrated Sunday will be .he laying of the cornerstone rn 1913 by Dr. Malcolm Galbraith, Lethbridge physician. Dr. Galbrailh's daughter, Jean Galbraith, is to present the church with the trowel used dur- .ng the emplacement. Soutliminsler came into being n 1935 from the merger of Knox Presbyterian and Wesley Meth- odist churches. The two churches had entered the union n 1925, but continued for 10 to hold services in their churches. Water supply from Neil Anderson in Brooks, A membership in the Fire- men's Association in Brooks. Snow removal service for The train has spent on incidental supplies in Brooks. At the North Battleford site, fhe men are living in a hotel and the contract calls for 972 or per day for the 19 men. Harry Fowler, industrial co- ordinator for Brooks said he es- timates the men from the train spend about 60 per cent of their wages in the Brooks area. As owner of Fowler's Men's Wear, he said his business for May 1970 was up 30 per cent from 1969. He said besides the economic boon to the community, the re- lationship between the men on the train and the people in the community is excellent. We have not seen one of die men out of line and there is no discrimination shown to the men Ijecause they are Ameri- cans, There is no racial discrim- ination he said. The manager of Nelson's Men's Wear said the train was definite asset to the town, Tt adds to our business around the tourist season." CLIFF BLACK, R.D.T., C.D.M. JBLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment PHONE 327-2822 Rest Period For Patients In order to allow patients on .he surgical anc medical waicis n Lethbridge Municipal Hosjri- .al an afternoon rest period, here will be no visiting allowed rom 1 to 2 p.m. every after- noon. Officials of the Hospital itated today that patients on hese wards need a rest perioc throughout the day. Hours be- ginning today will be 11 a.m o 1 p.m., and from 2 p.m. ti 8 p.m. COMPLETE CARPET AND 11NOIEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 SUBWAY CONCRETE PRODUCTS CONCRETE PRODUCTS SEPTIC TANKS, etc. 128 North Mayor Magralh Dr. Phone 328-2298 HOLIDAY PACK SPECIAL 1-20 EXPOSURE KODACOLOR X 126 FILM 1-DOZEN FLASH CUBES Reg. Value 4.31. Special 2.99 FOR ADDED SAVINGS- BRING YOUR FILM TO US FOR PROCESSING YOUR CHOICE OF EITHER -A FRESH ROLL OF FILM -BONUS PRINTS OR -TAKE A 20% DISCOUNT Jerry A. E. jrliotograpny Vita By STEVE BAREIIAM HcraM Farm Writer is holding fast with the forecast [or more rain throughout Salur- day, becoming intermittent The hopes of southern Al-1 Sunday with uaytijre tcmpera- berta farmers appear to have I Hires ncarinj; (in degrees and been answered, pressure system as a moist moved into the Lclhbridge forecast district and dumped from one to two inches of rain across the south- ern part of the province. Reports from several points around Lethbridge show 2.1 inches of rain fell at Warner 1.25 inches at Brooks, 1.50 inch- es at Fort Macleod, 2 inches at CardstDn, 1.5 inches at Purple Springs and 1.37 inches at Leth- bridge. An official of the Alberta de- partment of agriculture in Lethbridge described the rain as and added "It is really helping late seeded cereal crops that last week were suffering from heat band, (killing effects of suns rays on newly emerged plants lackin; These plants were coming through in a very weak- ened condition, and would ulti- mately die if the moisture hadn't come." The rain will also give grass- lands a big boost, and take some of the pressure off irriga- tion districts that have been working near capacity to stay ahead of the recent hot spell and subsequent drying winds. One southern Alberta Wheat Pool agent said, "Everyone I've seen this morning is smil- ing, and not minding getting wet in the least." Another said, "Due to the wheat acreage reduction pro- gram, this may not be a million dollar rain, but it sure is a one." Meanwhile the weatherman dropping to about M at night. Winds will be northerly 20 and gusty. Tiie rains forced cancellation of numerous sports and recrea- tional events Saturday. Jury Rules No Blame An inquest jury in Taber, re- cently arrived at a no blame verdict in the death April 21, of 58 year old Wallace May of Taber. The cause of death was de- termined by Taber Coroner C. J. W. Dick, as hydrogen sul- phide poisoning, (sewrer Mr. May died while working at the Sun-Alta Potato Proces- sing Ltd. plant in Taber. SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 MISSIONARY Rev. Mer- vyu Hcclmer, regional direc- tor of the western Canada of- fice for the Oriental Mission- ary Society will speak Sun- day at the Christian and Mis- sionary Alliance Church, 3rd Avc. S. Pastor for 12 years in Saskatcliewnn and Al- berta, Mr. Ilcclmcr schedules missionaries, and himself, for speaking engagements in the four western provinces. The QMS, founded in 1901, is an evangelical, interde n o m- inational mission working in Latin America, the Far East, Europe and North America. 604A 3rd Ave. 5. Phone 327-3276 CHEC "Boss Jocks" Fish For Charity Pictured above leff to right, Shawn Kelley, Boss Jock; Mary Jo Randle, Miss Chcc F M; Charlotte Gaffney, Pub- licity Chairman of the Lethbridge Association for tho Mentally Retarded and Chuck Holiday, Boss Jock. In conjunction with the Legion 5fh Annual Fish Derby, the South Side Dairy Queen and CHEC P.M. donated per fish caught by CHEC P.M. Boss Jocks) (o the Association for the Mentally Retarded, CHEC LETHBRIDGE'S 3rd FULL TIME RADIO STATION 6 a.m. 3 a.m. 21 HOURS DAILY FEATURING THE PROGRESSIVE TOP 40 100.9 ;