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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Stilurday, Juno 20, 1970 8 t 0" WATER RESOURCES DIVISION ALBERTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PERIOD JUNE 11 TO JUNE 17 Present soil conditions for: Fine (Heavy) Soil Medium Hay Sugar Beets Grains Hay Sugar Boots Grains Field Capacity Plaid t Irrigation Predictions: May 1st 1st Moy 3rd June 6th June 8th 2nd Rainfall for the period 2.52 in. has been added to the soil moisture reserve. For optimum production, alfalfa does not require special attention for soil moisture levels, as long as the levelis maintained safely above the wilting point and below the saturation level. Sugar beet fields have good soil moisture levels, at least in the first 2 feet depth. Grain crops, at the present time have a higher demand for moisture, however, last week's precipitation of over 2 inches solved the soil moisture deficiency problem for a while. To Purchase Commencing June 21, 1970, Bus routes (1-2) (Sunday and Holiday service) and 2 (weekday service) will operate past the Henderson Lake swimming pool as outlined below, to provide improved service to the swimming pool, park and Nikka Yuko Japanese Gar- den, for the summer months. Present route to 6th Avenue South and Mayor Magrath Drive. South on Mayor Magrath Drive to Porkside Drive. East on Parkside Drive to 28th Street South. North on 28th Street South to 6th Avenue South. East on 6th Avenue South following present route. Following the Labor Day Holiday on September 7, the buses will return to their normal routes operating on 6th Avenue South between Mayor Ma- grath Drive and 28th Street South. Bowaventure EDMONTON CCP) A city man says his offer of for the obsolete Canadian for- ces aircraft carrier Bonaven- ture stands even though he has been told the ship will be offer- ed for tender. James L. Martin, president of Ithscan Development, says he has been informed by Ottawa that the ship will be turned over to War Assets Corporation. Mr. Martin said the corpora- tion informed him the ship will be offered for tender about July 1, and his proposal will be placed on the tender list. Mr. Martin has said he would turn the Bonaventure into a floating recreational centre with hotels, restaurants, theatres and boutiques, per- haps .moored off the lower B.C. Mainland, ummer Sessions Hinted To Complete Grain Study BL J OTTAWA (CP) The Com- m o n s agriculture committee continued its clause-by-clause review of the government's pro- posed new grain act Friday and considered summer sessions to complete study of the slow-mov- ing bill. "Walter Beakon High Park) suggested the com- mittee hold further meetings after the scheduled Commons recess June Mr. Deakon said that rince members are concerned with the welfare of producers they probably wouldn't mip.d "sitting all summer to get through the which would replace the Canada Grains Act and alter present grain grading stand- ards. Jack Homer said the committee "will sit all summer unless vie get some an- swers." He said he was disap- pointed with answers by Agri- culture Minister H. A. Olson on a clause in the bill which calls for operating licences' to be is- sued by the federal grain com- mission to elevator operators. Conservative members said the commission should have no authority to withhold licences from operators merely because an elevator did not comply with "type and size" regulations. Mr. Homer said "what really makes elevators efficient is turnover in grain, so why do you need the word size in (no He said wheat board officials have already stated there an? too many small elevators. But without a definition of "small" the problem was "all relative." "I can't bo convinced this act won't be used1 autocratically tho same way the department of in- formation nnd the white paner on taxation and the hate bill have been used." Ray Perrault S c y m o u r) replied that the "word autocracy has been tossed around with reckless abandon. I've never seen such an assortment ot legisla- tive red hearings since I've been in Ottawa." He said Mr. Homer is wrong, the bill is "infinitely demo- cratic" and the committee should pass it. Photographer Is Wounded SAIGON (AP) Bob Whitta- ker, a free-lance photographer on assignment for Life maga- zine, was wounded Friday when North Vietnamese troops am- bushed an American tank unit in Cambodia. NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Industrial Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON- Etc. truck Truck Crane Servlca National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap Is Our Business" Mr. Homer asked Mr. Olson whether he knew of any eleva- tor with a capacity, a size the minister referred to earlier. Mr. Olson replied that Ire didn't know of any elevators that small. But lira figure was used to illustrate a point in his argument. The minister left the commit- tee room when Mr. Horr.er said Mr. Olson's reply was "an in- sult to the intelligence of Ms committee" and this was no way to expect passage of the hill. Drug Study Far From Over OTTAWA (CP) The study of tic so-called mind-bending drugs is far from over, the Lc- Dain commission interim report makes plain. The five-member commission, appointed May 23 last year, says in its interim report tablet! today in the Commons that its tasks ahead include mainte- nance of close contact with re- search on drugs such as mari- juana. It says, for example, that a major research project is being carried out on behalf of UK commission and it is expected "that the results will provide a basis for far more accurate esti- mates of the extent of drug use in Canada." It says at another point, with overtones of digging into the criminal elements behind tho pushing of drugs, that "lira commission intends to investi- gate further the allegations of relationship between drug uso and other criminal activity." The commission, which has held public hsarings across Ilia country, lists submissions re- ceived from 97 groups and asso- ciations and 132 individuals. Its interim report is 025 pages. Tiie report goes on sale through Queen's Printer offices at the end of July for a copy. DIETRICH DENTURE CI.INIC SUITE 8-304 5lh St. S. Above Notional Store Phone 327-7244 Lothbridgo ROSS HOSAK, C.D.M. Meet the Cashiers at City Barbara Wheeler Heather Fuhlendorf Mary Nykyforuk The cashiers shown above, at City Hall will be glad to accept your 1970 City Property Taxes up to p.m., Tuesday, June 30th. City Taxes are now due and if not paid by p.m., Tuesday, June 30th, a penalty of 1% per month (July to November 2% and Decem- ber 2% will be assessed. It is to your advantage to take care of your taxes now! City of LethMge Butte Travel Service with Air Canada is leaving Lethbridge, but the staff at Butte Travel Service remain at your service at no additional cost to you the public. 0 For Air Canada Reservations and Flite Information we are as close as your tele- phone. Calls us at 328-3201 or 328-6858 for your travel needs. 0 Personalized service at no extra cost offering free delivery of tickets anywhere in the city. For Groups or Organizations we are at your service for the showing of the latest Travel Films for your pleasure at no charge. Ticket by Mail service within the city, or to country points. Phone us for your reservations and we will be pleased to forward your tickets in order to save you an extra trip to town. For your convenience, we will arrange to have your tickets available for pickup at Lethbridge Airport if you are departing from Lethbridge via Time Air. REACH OUT AND CATCH A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF TROPICAL DREAMS WITH A Based on double occupancy to include: Return airfare Calgary Hono- lulu. Transfers, flowers on arrival, accommodation, Circle Island Tour IH and Pearl Harbor Cruise plus visits to Maui, Molokai and Hawaii at no extra cost Special 7-Day, 6-Night Tours ANTIQUA S71 and BERMUDA and up BARBADOS and up JAMAICA and up TRINADAD and TOBAGO S68 Above rates in U.S. currency per person based oh double appli- cable air fare. USE AIR CANADA'S SPECIAL 29-45 DAY EXCURSION FARES FROM CALGARY TO; GLASGOW (PRESTWICK) BASIC RTN. SHOULDER RTN. LONDON BASIC RTN. SHOULDER RTN. ZURICH BASIC RTN. SHOULDER RTN. MOSCOW BASIC RTN. SHOULDER RTN. Shoulder season Aug. 10 till Oct. 31 Basic season Nov. 1 fill Mar. 31 WE WILL ALSO BE PLEASED TO ASSIST YOU IN SELECTING A TOUR OF YOUR CHOICE WHILE VISITING EUROPE. Special Assistance For Passports And Visas 1271 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-3201, 323-6858 "Remember Butte Travel Service For Personalized Service At No Extra Cost" Visiting New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and Tahiti. All inclusive 24- V day tour-return from Calgary (U.S.) Currency) ;