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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE lETHBRIDCC HERAID Soturtlrjy, .lull" 30, UDMONTON i IT) The Saskatchewan Itivcr in Alberta is less polluted than it several years ago. hvo pro- vincial government experts said here. Eugene Kupchnnko. an engi- neer and head of the health de- partment's pollution con- trol section, and Paul Paetkau, a pollution research biologist in the fish and wildlife division, said file river's condition has been i m p r o v i n g constantly since the mid-50s. "Things are pretty good now, SHOE REPAIR Fast dependable service at reasonable prices Also repair and replace all types or' zippers Repairs to nil leather goods MIKE'S SHOE REPAIR 102! 3rd Ave. S. (Next to Lelhbridge Locker and Seafoods) because they were never very Mr. Paetkau said in an interview. He was speaking after 'he t w o men presented tecliflical i papers before representatives of municipalities and industries that use the river in discharg- ing waste materials. The river "is in the healthiest condition I've ever seen said Mr. Kupehanko. Oxygen levels were the high- est reported for several years. Mr. Pactkau also said the river had improved, although he noted that insect life in the river'downstream from Edmon- ton is primarily restricted to types that can withstand a cer- tain amount of pollution. This compared with condi- tions upstream from Edmonton where insects more susceptible I to pollution were dominant. His report also said that the j Oldman and South Saskatch- ewan Rivers are "greatly af- fected" by both industrial and I domestic pollution. It urged that 1 more be done to enforce exist- Excellenf location In Marathon Development in City of Lethbridge to be open about Octo- ber, 1970. Cash required approximately Capital investment returned in ap- proximately four years. For further information please write or phone SMITTY'S PANCAKE HOUSES LTD, 709 St.h Aye. 5.W., CA1GARY, Alberta. 263.5683 (403) ing a n t i-pollutioii legislation along the two rivers. Fish and game biologists are awaiting results of testing of water samples being done in Winnipeg to check the North Saskatchewan River for mer- cury contamination. The results were expected to be released within two weeks. Fraud Cases On Increase Announces Ban EDMONTON Euan, omie conditions will spur a significant increase in fraud r_......... r..D____ ___ ises within the next year, a I lands, of these pesticides: DDT, WASHINGTON" (AP) Inlc-! rior Secretary Walter J. llickcl has announced a policy banning the use of 10 pesticides by his department, and sharply re- stricting the use of 32 others. "We in the interior depart- nation's chief con- servation a spe- cial obligation to protect the en- vironment for all the Ilickcl said here. About one-third of Hie United States land area is federally owned, and the interior depart- ment manages about 70 per cent of the federal area. Many pesticides were already banned from those lands, but llickcl now has cslablished a uniform policy. It all use in interior de- partment programs or on its city police official said here. Irisp. A. W. R. LeFeuvre, of the city police fraud branch, said the seven members of his detail are experiencing an in- creased work load. "It's already he said. "Money is tight and people are depending even more than usual on credit." Minor complaints of bad cheques have increased and will continue to do so, he said. Insp. LeFeuvre said today's young people, raised in a credit society, do not stop to think how they will pay for items pur- chased on credit cards. "Half of the people charged with fraud in smaller cases aren't criminals they are just unaware of their financial position." Many more businesses than previously are laying charges in the belief the people involved will settle before the case goes to court, he said. "Most of them do snd this is j why we give an interim j to permit a person to settle if j he wants and is able Insp.' LeFeuvre said. Aldrin, 2-1-5-T, Dieldrin, Endrin, Heptachlpr, Lindane, Toxaph- ene, Amitrol. inorganic arsenic compounds. A z o d r i n, Bidrin, DDD mercurial com- pounds, Strobane and Thallium sutfate. Pesticides placed on a re- stricted list are to be used "only if other systems will not work, and then only in small applica- a department announcc- mfcnt said. Any plan to use them must be reviewed by the president's cab- inet subcommittee on pesti- cides, and they must not be used when there is basis for be- lief that water quality, wildlife or other environmental compo- nents are endangered. The restricted list includes these pesticides: Ararnite, or- ganic arsenical compounds. Azinphosmethyl Ben- zene hexachloride, Carbopheno- Ihion Clordane, Cou- maphos, cyanide compounds, Demeton, Diazinon, Dioxathion, Diquat! Disulfotbn DN compounds such as dinitro- cresol, Dursban, Endosulfan, EPN, Ethion, Kepone, Methyl parathion, Mevinphos phosdrin, Mirex; Nicotine compounds, Pa- raquat, Parathion, Phorate Phosphamidon, Pi- cloram, Sodium Monofluorace- tate Teraik, TEPP and Zectran TAKES ALMOST HALF The United States buys nearly half the global supply of coffee. Gems of Truth: PRESENTED W5EKLY BY VAN PELT CUSTOM INTERIORS LTD. LETHBRIDGE The Bible is God's truth divine. Its pages never lie; Its slories cannot be disproved, Ho mailer how man try. On Sale Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Morning QUANTITIES LIMITED CLEMATIS ViNES Ideal for decorating your front or back lawn. Approx. 20" diameter and 18" high. Whits only. Reg. Woolco Price 3.97 and 5.97 NOW Your choice of Golden Elder, Mock Orange, Spi- reas and many more. Your choice of Pink, Red or Blue climbing vines. REDUCED BY Reg. Woolco Price 1.97 Reg. Woolco Price 1.93 SPECIAL S-PIECE DiSIC SETS ummmm B Let you 'travel as an Individual not In a group? M Give you a wide choice of travel dates? H Let you change your family bookings and go or return alone? m Take children under 12 for half fare? Cancel without charge? Book without a deposit? regular 60AC scheduled flights do, end individual transatlantic economy excursion fares are lower than ever. So, COMPARE before you commit yourself to what seems a cheaper Transatlantic fare. Go into it carefully with your Travel Agent. He has all the facts, figures and alternatives. return. Attractive vinyl covered set includes writing pad with ho Id or, pen, pen holder, letter opener and large size desk blotter. Reg. Woolco Price 3.99. -I Q7 SPECIAL I "W I WAGON WHEELS 12 coaled biscuits. Each biscuH sealed in individual wrap -for C7 freshness. PACKAGE IADIES' WHiTE BEACH SANDALS Smart desian with flower appliques. Sires 9, ond'lO, Q0 PAIR .OO HEALTH AND BEAUTY AIDS WOOLCO PHARMACY OPERATED BY JACK AUSTIN PHARMACY (AITA.) LTD. A Division of the Dominion Citrus Com pony Limited PHISOHEX 16.fluid ounces of skin cleanser. Ideal for problem skin or acne. Reg. Wooles Price 3.19. SPECIAL GIRLS' TEX MADE JUMPSUITS Bullon front style. Striped denim in Red, White and Blue only. Sizes 7 to 14. Reg. Woolco Price 9.9S. 5PSCIAI