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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta The LetKbrtdge Herald THIRD SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, June 13, 1973 PAGES 29-36 B.C. convicts help build a provincial park HANEY, B.C. (CP) Thirty prisoners from the Hancy Correctional Institute call it the Slave Lake project. But, along with the 12-hour shifts of hard labor, prisoners get weekend passes, the privi- lege of camping by the lakeside in unlocked trailers and what one prison official describes as some of the best food around. The prisoners are logging a forest of dead exposed by the low water level of Stave Lake, which was created in 191I1 when a dam and power plant were built near this Fraser Val- ley community. The salvageable logs are sent to a sawmill built by the con- victs 20 miles away and lumb- er is supplied to government agencies at low cost. The Stave Lake work crew is clearing the lake with a view to creating a recreational area under the direction of the Brit- ish Columbia Forest Service. The workers are paid a dollar a day. Bill Davis, forestry liaison of- ficer, says in about hree years a channel will be marked with log booms and boaters will be able to navigate without diffi- culty through what now is the tangle of stumps and dead- heads. Mr. Davis said prisoners with the Stave Lake logging exper- ience behind tfoem can expect to find goad job prospects when released. He estimates the clearing project will take another five or six years. Some of the trees are tackled by workers on rafts with chain saws. Others a-e blasted and dragged into piles at the camp. Warden J. M. McHale, who supervises the work camp, says although the work is hard, the convicts are enthusiastic be- cause they are working toward a goal of a provincial park set- ting. Mr. McHale said there have been no escapes from the camp since its opening two joars ago. OUTSIDE! INSIDE! ALL AROUND YOUR HOME! Brighten up your life! Paint on a new coat of colour where your home needs it most! the time to buy during our big Fiesta Paint Sale. Fiesta is our premium line and the Regular Wooleo Price is 8.47-9.97 a gallon. Choose the finish you need ond we'll custom tint it to your choice of hundreds of happy colours at no extra charge! YOUR CHOICE: ir HOUSE PAINT EXTERIOR LATEX if LATEX WOODGRAIN if PORCH and FLOOR ENAMEL if INTERIOR LATEX SEMI-GLOSS ENAMEL if HIGH GLOSS ENAMEL if LATEX SEMI-GLOSS ALKYD FLAT FIESTA WALLPAPER Prepasted, Vinyl coated, scrubbable in your choice of many beauti- ful patterns and colours. Stock up on this qutlity wall- paper at this low price. Sold in double rolls only. 2 .98 DOUBLE ROIL FIESTA SPRAY ENAMEL Huge colour selection includes mod colours and fluorescent shades. Large, economical 14 oz. can applies easily and dries to a tough enamel finish. 14 oz. can Jwolco DEPARTMENT STORES A DIVISION OF THE I ML WOOIWOHTO Mi UMtwi Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. COLLEGE SHOPPING MALL Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive right to limit quantitfts. IF YOU TAKE AWAY-OUR LOW PRICES YOU'VE GOT A REGULAR DEPARTMENT STORE Dead trees Forest of dead trees is being cleared away by 30 was created in 1911 when a dam and power plant were prisoners from Haney, B.C. Correctional Institute. Trees built near the Fraser Valley community of Haney. are exposed by low water level of Stave Lake which lordans Our Business Year-End Means FABULOUS SAVINGS! Noise aiid dust driving you crazy? Frustrated by a limited budget? Weep no more- Jordans have your answer! OADL UED COLOURS at spectacular Jordans huge volume through our twenty stores creates large accumulation of roll-ends in all sizes. There are hundreds and hundreds of rug sizes and wall-to-wall carpets at fabulous bargains. Super-Savings from someone you can trust. Your assurance of satisfaction is Jordans' 44 year repu- tation for quality, value, service and integrity. HERE ARE A FEW EXAMPLES NYLON SHAG Beautiful colours in most popular texture. Ten beautiful colours....... 7 SALE sq. yd. EMBOSSED NYLON Tip-sheared pattern in hardy nylon yarns. Green, Gold, Ember, Red, Mauve........ 55 SALE .69 sq. yd. KITCHEN PATTERNS SALE Rubber-backed nylon level loop in practical carefree design ond colours. yd. G REMNANTS! A GOOD SELECTION SAVE UP TO PRICE. U'xVS" Gold Acrilan 96.00 T2'x 10' Red Nylon Commercial 79.00 12 x9'9" Gold Nylon............ 99.00 12'x9'5" Beige Acrilan 69.00 12'x 13'6" Wool Plush.......... 216.00 12'x 17'9" Rust Nylon Commercial 96.00 12'x9' Blue Green Nylon Shag___ 89.00 12'x 9T' Beige Nylon........... 69.00 12'x 10'6" Multicolour Rubber Backed Nylon 125.00 MANY, MANY MORE TO CHOOSE FROM! WE HAVE CARPETS FOR EVERYONE! Use Jot-dans Convenient Budget Plans No Down Payment Jordans Downtown at 315 6th St. S. Out of town may Phone 327-1103 Colltct for ttr- vice right in thstr own OPEN Till 9.00 P.M. THURSDAY NIOHTI ;