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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE KTHBRIDGC HERAID Thursday, Juno 18, 1970 Student Residence Wins Okay EDMONTON CP) A 400.000 student residence for Ital Deer College has been ap- proved by the Alberta Colleges Commission. Dr. Henry Kolesar, commis- sion chairman, said the college ccukl proceed with planning for the '20fl-sludent building. Con- struction is expected to start next year. The college does not have on- campus housing at present and students have been having difficulty in finding accommo- dation at reasonable rates, Dr. Kolesar said. COUNTRY'S FIRST The first panda lo live in the United States arrived in 193G. Grain Crop Seeding In West Delayed By Wet Weather OTTAWA (CP) Cool, wet weather continues to delay seed- ing of grain crops in tlie Prairie provinces, the Dominion Bureau of Statistics reported today. By May 31 only 63 per cent of the "five major grains had been seeded. This compares with 91 per cent a year ago and a five- year average of 88 per cent. The report, eighth in a special series on seeding progress, said the percentage of wheat sown in the three provinces was 70 per cent compared to 97 per cent a year earlier. About 5f> per cent of the oats and frl per cent of barley acreage had been seeded com- pared with 84 per cent and 82 per cent, respectively. Seeding of flax by May 31 was 45-per-cent completed compared WEEKEND SPECIAL! ONLY 95 "AVIS RENT A CAR FtUS 15c A MILE Effective from 5 p.m. Fri. until 8 a.m. Man. morning Beny Automotive Enterprises Ltd. Contact Boris Koreshenkov, Rep., Avis Rent a Car 2nd Ave. and 8th St. S. Phone 327-0665 with 74 per cent a year earlier. Seeding of rapeseed was 55 per cent compared with 77 per cent. The percentage of the rape- seed crop seeded by May 31 was eight in Manitoba, compared with 70 last year, 49 in Saskat- chewan compared with 81 a year ago and 74 in Alberta com- pared with 75 a year ago. While soil moisture conditions are adequate in western Saskat- chewan and most of Alberta there has been extensive precip- itation in Manitoba and the eastern half of Saskatchewan the bureau reported. Seeding started early in Brit- ish Columbia but was later de- layed by cold weather. By May 31 seeding was 87-per-cent com- pleted compared with 89 per cent a year earlier. Belgium King Congo Visitor BRUSSELS (Reuters) King Baudouin of Belgium left here today by air for an official visit to The Congo during which he will attend celebrations mark- ing the former Belgian colony's Still A Riddle VICTORIA (CP) Police are still trying to figure out how six United States anti-tank rockets got into Canada. They were called to Royal Auto Sales here recently by the manager who found the bomb-like devices in the trunk of a recently pur- chased automobile. Canadian Forces personnel identified the devices as 3.5-inch rockets and disposed of them. 10th anniversary of indepem' ence. His two-week visit sets th seal on the reconciliation be- tween the two countries after a period of often-strained rela tions in the immediate post-in dependence period. After two weeks in The Congo, the king, who is accom panied by Queen Fabiola and Foreign Minister Pierre Har mel, will visit the former Belgian trust territories ol Rwanda and Burundi. SCHEDULED OPEN Tile University of Massachu setts, 1969 Yankee Conference football champion, will open Dartmouth's 1970 schedule Hanover, N.H., on Sept. 26. Privacy, The greatest luxury in the world at a cost so low it's hardly worth mentioning. As little as month puts privacy myour corner of the home. And what could be more private thanyourown color extensionphone? E3 AGTJ ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES Save 25% on Console You can get that cplour television console set you have always wanted NOW at a big 25% saving. We've gathered together a selection of 25" Viking, Zenith and Clairtone colour television sets and marked them to save you 195.00 to 225.00. Of course fhey are floor models and demonstrators which explains the extra-ordinary sav- ings. Be prompt as the quantity is limited. All console models. SALE, each NO DOWN PAYMENT ON YOUR EATON BUDGET CHARGE ACCOUNT. Television Section, Second Floor RCA Record Special Regular 4.79 to 10.59 You save 1.81 to 5.03 on RCA records the saving you have been1 looking for right when you are planning to replenish your record album. Included in the big selection are American Women, Canned Wheat, It Ain't Easy, Three Dog Night, Hair, Oliver, Steppenwolf, Best of Charlie Pride, Henry Mancini, Jim Reeves and many more. Buy Line 328-8811 for advertised goods. Call 327-8551 for store information. Shop Eaton's tonight until 9 and Friday From 9 'Til 9. ;