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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 _ THB lETHBRIDGB HERAll) -56 FARM HELP 14, 1970 NOTICE To Speo Tree Gr or 327-3504. Battered By Raiii CALGARY (CP) Heavy rain fell for the fourth straight day today, but the weather of-ice predicts the sun will shine Wednesday. A total of 4.04 inches of rain has fallen on the city since Friday, well above the 3.45 inch average for all of June. The deluge has piled up an above average string of minor traffic accidents, caused minor flooding and played havoc wi'Ji sewers and telephone service. Alberta Government Telephones said some residents in the northwest suburb of Bow-ness have been without service since Saturday afternoon. At one point as many as 900 phones on the 288 exchange were out of service. Repair crews worked all night and the figure was down to 100 early today with an AGT spokesman hopeful full service Mill be restored by late tonight. AGT has spent more than in efforts to repair damage caused when water, backing up ft-om a storm sewer, flooded telephone cables. Crews have worked since vat-urday night pumping and drying connections. The city engineering department, hit hard by overflowing sewers and minor flooding during the weekend, rep o r t s "everything under control." Fifty four minor traffic accidents were reported Monday, almost double the daily AVON CALLING CONTINUING DE-mand tor Avon's complete line of cos-merles creates additional territories fcr representatives. You serve customers near horr.e and can earn HELP? CONCERNING HEALTH WELFARE AND RELATED AREAS-CONTACT A.I.D. CENTRE. Phone 327-7323 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Scott, 2514 23rd Ave. S. ALSO HAVE VIB. ntorested In entertaining. Will loin Or-ganlst. String ensemble or what have you. Write Box 43, Herald. FEMALE OFFICE HELP WANTED. To commence July 15th. The person we are iooklnq for should have experience In typing and bookkeeping. She will lake complete charge of all office roullne in a small business. Commencing salary W25. Replies confidential. Box Si, Herald. OF PROBLEM DRINK-ERS NEEDING UNDERSTANDINS AND INFORMATION CONTACT AL ANON FAMILY GROUP. -WRITE INQUIRIES CARE OF P.O. BOX 861, LETHBRIDGE, Ales, passed away in the city on Saturday, une 13, 1970, at the age of 73 ears. Requiem Mass will be aid on Wednesday June 17, 970 at 10 a.m. in the St. 'heresa Catholic Church in Cardston, with Father Du-laime as celebrant. Interment will be in the Harrisville Cemetery. Prayers will be said in he Christensen Chapel at on Tuesday (tonight) at :30 p.m. Christensen Salmon funeral Home Ltd., Directors f Funeral Service. WORK, FENCES, CISTERNS repaired, odd lobs. Phone ANONYMOUS Anyone' with a drinking problem. Phone 327-8049 or 328-3246, after 58 MALE HELP DO DRIVEWAYS, CEMENT work, odd lobs. Phone 327-2438 or 327-739B. r o v e m e n t would come through selective breeding and that is where the problems arise. "The weird thing about trees is that they don't flower for 20 to 30 years and one beech common to Europe and North America doesn't flower for 140. "This means a researcher would be an old man before he was able to do any work that spanned more than one generation of trees." SPEED GROWTH To overcome the problem, the research group is trying to induce the trees to produce seed sooner by injecting or spraying them with chemicals and controlling their environment. "We know it's possible, because we've done it on several species. We're dying to push it into others such as the Douglas fir." The chemical used is gibberellin, small quantities of which affect growth in plants and in some cases bring on flowers. It was discovered in 1926 as a byproduct of a rice fungus attacking crops in Japan. This gibberellin and others since discovered do not affect Canada's chief lumber- and pulp-producing trees. "It's sort of a Parkinson's Law that the less useful a tree is, the easier it is to induce it to flower." Some scrubby cypress trees which normally produce seed within four or five years have been persuaded by gibberellin to flower 88 davs after germination. Dr. Pharis said all plants have the chemical in some form and he is attempting to isolate it from commercial trees. The concentration is about two parts in LOOK FAR AHEAD He said the manner In which the gibberellin affects the tree is not known, and this is another of the research objectives. If Dr. Pharis locates the gibberellin he is after, the research would move into the forests for a look at up to trees. About 20 specimens "which are really everything you want in a tree" would be located and crossbred. Their seed would be collected and germinated, About 10 per cent of the seedlings would be superior to the parents. These would be grown for two to three years to gain the physical strength necessary to support cones, then induced to flower. The process would be repeated until a fast-growing, hardy, tall tree was developed. "If I were to have a breakthrough this year, in 10 years there would be nurseries producing superior trees for reforestation." These trees could grow up to 30 per cent faster and in parts of Alberta where 80 to SO years are required before MEMORIAM ROBINSON In loving WANTED: Drlv-r salesman with "0" driver It-cense for Welding Supply House. Sales and w-eldinq experience preferred, but Phone 328-1711; extension 2U. ROOMS, CEMENT DRIVES and walks, fence repairs. Phone 3.15-UM. SERVICES AND DRIVEWAYS, PATIOS, sidewalks. Prompt service. Reasonable rates, phone 328-7905. STORE MANAGER Excellent opportunity for man ot good character and Integrity tn akery operated by Italians who once worked for another bakery which was tunibed. Police suggested the explo sion, touched off with eigh sticks of dynamite thif, shat .ercd the front of the bakery and broke windows for 400 fee around, was the work of extor lionists, but no arrests were made. The firm, Nino D'Aversa Ital ian Bakery, was opened las September by Giovanni D'Aversa and four relatives. AH five had worked for an other Italian bakery when i was bombed in March, 1969. few dsys after someone fired shotgun at the brother of one o the owners. There have been at least five explosions a t Italian-ownec businesses in Metropolitan Toronto in the last 18 months, IMI police investigations have Ijcci hampered by victims rcluctan to provide information. Police have also failed t solve the slayings of two Italia businessmen, one a soft drin bottler killed three yean ag and the other a shou stor owner killed last year. NO of civil laws degree at Hertford College, Oxford, 47 years and the university ceremony June 24 would be the "ul-imate honor." The Governor-General and his wife will spend the last four days of their visit as guests of Sir Lindor Brown, principal of Hertford College, and will also attend a college dinner. Michener was made an honorary fel-ow of the college in Language Senior High Biology, chemistry Salaries range from to Kindly forward applications to: Mrs. A. E. Soucy Secretary-Treasurer Pincher Creek St. Michael's RCSSD NO. 18, P. 0. Box 1450, Pincher Creek, Alfcerla. RED MALE DOBER-man. Must sell. Also block and tan female 897-3793, Gerald Grooves, Champion. CHOCOLATEPOINT and Sealpoint Siamese kittens tor sale. Phone 328-8072, after 5 p.m. RABBITS FOR PETS OR breeding purposes, phone 345-4611. FOR SALE, MALE. Phone 323-7675, between 5 and 6 p.m. PIPER Cpl. Peter Bromley of ths Burlington Police Safety Divis.on makes like- a pied piper as he conducts a safety course at Glenwood Public School m Bur motor. Ont The Mobile Safety Village designed to leach grade students safety consists of mobile van, 10 mini-carB, store fronts, traffic signals and outlines of LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Invites applications for the following teaching positions-Female Counsellor Male Counsellor EDUCATION: Incumbent should pos sess post-graduate education In coun selling. EXPERIENCE: Musi have the ability to administer and Interpret psycholog cal and vocational tests. Knowledge of the Alberta education s'cehe is essential. Applicant will be expected to work with adult students. SALARY: Salary lor the above posl lions commensurate with qualitica lions and experience. APPLICATIONS: Interested persons should apply for the standard "App cation for Employment" torm to: Tho Director of Personne Lcthbridgc Community College Lethbridge, Alberta CtOSiNG DATE: Application! will b accepted until June 26, 1970. LABRADOR RETRIEVER, spayed female. Excellent hunting and family dog. S40. 328-4J13. BUSINESS LOCATION CENTRE VILLAGE MALL Camelot Is offering a choice franchise location within the new Centre Village complex opening on October 1st. Cams-lot now has five successful shoppes within Alberta olferlng rich, old fashioned hard Ice cream, soft ce cream, shakes, elc. plus a new exclusive line of quality chocolates and candy. The total Investment of approximately S28.0CO provides for the -entire sot-up training, and opening assistance. Join the wonderful kingdom of inquire today! CAMELOT ICE CREAM SHOPPES LTD. P.O. SOX S0i5- STN. E, EDMONTON, ALBERTA Thorsen Acquilled SPAHWOOD (HNS) Ralph R. Thorscn of Sparwood recent ly was acquitted of a charge o dangerous driving. It followed an accident on highway in Sparwood. He appeared in court before i Judge D. Lunn at Sparwood re i ccntly. Judge Lunn dismissa J the case due to the fact UK i Crown had failed to prove bevond reasonable doubt wir was driving the car at the time i ot the Killed In Car Crash EDMONTON (CP) Austir Joseph Savor, TO, of Beaumont Alta., and Steve Katchur, 28, o Edmonton were killed Mohdaj night in an automobile ace: dent just west of Edmonton. Mr. Savor and Mr. K.nlchu were in a car which struck parked car on Highway READ YOUR the FIRST DAY 1 1 AP PEARS and REPORT ERRORS time 'or the next Insertion. Th LeShbridgc Hera'd is responslbln fo only tM first Incorrect ARIin TO Bfc TURNED INTO HARD CASH THROUGH HERALD CLASSIFIED ;