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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 21, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 1946 URGE ACTION BY CITY COUNCIL ON RECREATIONAL CENTRE A delegation representing i Lethbridge Curling Club appeared before the civic centre committee] Thursday evening and urged that mere rapid progress be made in completing initial steps in connec- tion with the proposed recreational centre. Folio-Ring a vigorous discus- sion in which A. G. Virtue, K.C.. associated with Dr. W. R. Haig and Max Trimble in the visiting dele- gation. made a determined plea for! the city council to cut red tape and get down to the business of sails- j lying the desires and needs of citi- i zens. a resolution was passed by the i civic centre committee. A recommendation to the city' council at JU next meeting. It read: that the city clerk in conjunction the city assessor prepare the necessary voters' list required to present a proposed bylaw for a proposed recreational centre, and further that Victor Meectx as architect prepare preliminary plans for said building and provide the council with an estimated cost at the regular council meeting. July 29, 1946. The mayor was further- more requested to ascertain from the department of national revenue (income tax department) as to whether public subscriptions to such a project, considered as a war memorial, are tax exempt. THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE SEVEN WINS AWARD Better Moisture Conditions Shown In Many Areas Moisture reserves are satisfactory ia lie southwestern part of the province, but east of Taber and Foremost liule subsoil moisture is to be found. This information is conveyed in. the C-PJt. divisional crop report for the week ending June 13. Crops ere well advanced at Spring Coulee. Magratn. Raymond. Wrenthain, Taber and with Spring Coulee and llagrath showing 60 antJ 50 per cent of their wheas in the shot blade respectively. The southeastern section of the province shows little improvement in the crop outlook and has re- ported only fair, with good crops being listed at Stirling and Wren- tham. Some cutworm damage is re- ported at Foremost, and sawfly damage at Seven Persons. 4- MORE REPATS ARRIVE A large contingent of E.G. AJP. personnel docked at Halifax on the liner lie de France on Thursday. South Alberta repatriates aboard the ship included: WO1 A. H. Bietz of Cardston: Sgt. G. L. Davies of Wrentharn; Sgt. J. Golightly of High Hiver. formerlv of Leth- bridge: Cpl. B. W. Hall of Medicine Hat: LAC. J. H. McFaul of Claresholm; Sgt. R. W. McMullin of Ray- mond; F.-S. P. J. Maguire of Brooks: WO1 N. S. Papp. Cowley; F.-L. A. P. Qually of Foremost; LAC. E. H. Stock of Medicine Hat: LAC. H- D. Taylor of Brooks. Until the Doctor Comes first aid needs and simple Home remedies trill prove helpful these days when doctors are OTerrushed frith work. MCCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331 5th St. S. 414 13th St. K. Phone 2205 Phone 3445 Remember the number 2325 Bowman Agency Insurance Real Estate Loans Cachets Mark First Montreal-Chicago Air Mail Philatelists will be interested to learn that the Canadian Post. OSice has authorized four special cachets u> commemorate the first direct air mail servsce on or about July 1 be- tween Montreal and Chicago. The new service, with stops at Ottawa, Toronto and will greatly expedite the exchange of mails be- tween eastern and central Canada and the Chicago gateway. The design of the cachet consists of a beautiful niece of Roman letter- ing and a winged envelope contain- ed within a square border which bears symbols of Canada and Air Mail. In the case of Montreal, two cachets, one Snghsh and one French, are provided. The cachets authorized are: Montreal to Chicago: to Chicago; to Chicago; London to Chicago. Rats On The Way TO RESEARCH POST CEMENT SHORTAGE SLOWS CONSTRUCTION IN CITY 4- Winnipeg Man They're Heading for Lethbridge From Both East and West Rats! i And so Mr. Poulin is watching and waiting. And when they do arrive, A terra of contempt, perhaps, our! he says he'll be ready. For he is don't hold the real thing in con- 1 trying out two new exterminators. 1 tempt is the advice of N. Pouiln) one which causes rats to eat each j of Winnipeg, head ot Poultn's Es-' and the o-her which wipes terminating and Proofing Co.. who them out. though is not a poison. was ia the city Thursday. For ac- I He 2s making extensive experiments cording to this kno'as: with these two exterminators at the rats in their native nabstat. they're civic dump at St. Legal near Win-1 on the way to Alberta. Alberta has nipeg which, at night, is a crawling'. never had rats up to date. But Jo-' mass of rats. j day they've reacned Current' Mr. Poulin was accompanied by i and are also on their way towards s R. W. "Bob" Lonz. former Leth- Lethhrsdge from the west via Crow's bridge ciuae-n who is now associat- sort of two-front invasion." ed with the exterminator. j Longest Day Summer starts officially to- day, Friday, although local resi- dents were inclined to think it 2 bit sununerisb on Thursday when the temperature climbed to 81. June 21 is considered the longest day of the year al- though this year, from June 19 to 23 the sun shines the same length of time, 16 hours and 33 minutes. Farmers' Day OTTAWA. June Today, the longest dav of the year, is spon- sored as Farmers' Day by the Cana- dian Federation of Agriculture. H. H. Hannsun. Federation presi- dent, said while it was not, an offi- cial holiday, the Federation had named June 21 as its last annual convention as a day for local asso- ciations and county farm groups to sponsor outings and picnics. He added that the Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association had named this week "Salute to Agricul- ture Week." BIES AT CALGARY John Jacobson. 37. of Calgary, who died there on Thursday morn- ing, was the brother of Alvia and Roy Jacobson. of Vulcan. Funeral services will be held in Calgary Monday afternoon. LT. MAURICE COOKE Of Coleman. who was awarded the M.B.E. in the recent King's Honor List. The army officer is well known and Is receiving the of his many friends, Seek Recruits For Air Force Squadron Leader D. B. Hodgkin- EOB. D.F.C., and Flight Ueut. J. E- Griffith were at the Marquis hotel in Lethbridge on Friday seeking re- cruits for the peacetime R.C.A-F. Prospective applicants should re- _ port 10 the hotel for an interview. necessity of buying from In Macleod on Wednesday the j coast points, officers found a good response, no Tne v- less than 10 men joining the perm- anent force. At presen; only ground crew are being recruited, openings being available in the fo'llowtag trades: air engine and sir frame mechanics, clerks, machinists, radio SOUTH ALBERTA TURKEY PRODUCTION EXPANDING Southern Alberta is going in foriBroolts and J. J. Punk of Coaldale the raising of turkevs in a big way, have 400 and 500 young bronzes, and farmers who have only a few' respectively. hundreds this year may have over) a thousand birds in their flocks! next summer. This was told the t Herald today by E. R. Nicholls. llCW poultry fieldman with the Alberta DeDarunent, of Agriculture, as he explained the present policy of the goverruaeaj to encourage turkey raisers to retain their breeding stock and ship eggs to Southern Alberta hatcheries. Under this plan layers could suli available for market purposes after providing the eggs that would gradually free hatcheries from the PaciSc To Open In City Lethbridge, and Western Canada las a whole, is suffering a cement shortage that is delaying construe- throughout area the to ten carloads per When i plus supplies get too lev c_ pany ceased taking in order to fill their regular priority con- H present "Hie, ccristruction supplies tracts. The company dealers have disclosed. It is ihe to have been about two monies, or Srst ttau. Western Canada has 850 cars, behind in proeaetioa had such a shortage, and closed off inconarig oraetm indicate thac some black marketing; around the middle of May. __.__ his resulted. The company will oe ousy fining While a few of the individual con- back orders and priority tractors have overcome their short- for some tune, and local dealers age difficulties by going across the cot expect regular shipments M line to purchase supplies in Great i surne until around August. Muea Fails. Shelby and other 0.S. depend upon priority tres. this has not been nsenis. "feasible for local dealers because of i _ the ceiling price. Cement hauled to I fc Lethbr.dge from the United States, experienced a. approximately 65 per ccoipany shippea '.he ceiUng price -'or dealers: product from as Manitoba facwry. at 95 jTftw however, there is unable William G. Corns, son of Mr. and Mrs. G- Corns of Taber, has recent- j ly received the decree of Doctor of Philosophy from the University of I Tmcato. previously obtained ha} B.Sc. and M-Se. degrees from the i University of Alberta, entering; university from Grassy Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Corns have taken t up residence in St. Andrew's. X .3-, i where Dr. Corns is employed by the i Fisheries Research Board of Can- as associate biochemist 'at the Atlantic b'olwpcal station. There he is conducting Investigations on the started the rear what was ac- Orfors for cement t-as i parensly a "big reser.e of ceanent.' eepted by Use company are mamifa'cture is limited x> from eight i ailed. No. 5 Troop Leads In Shield Race at Brooks which is now around 30.000 poults annually will step up its capacity to 50.000 poults i next year- Fifty per cent of its output was sold in Southern Alberta, and the rest, in the other western Among post-war industries open- ing in Lethbridge Is Western Metal Fabricators Limited which is in the; process of erecting a plant ai the comer of Second Ave. and loth St. S. i The company 'PR.S been established here by five men from Calgary in- eluding two former members of i the armed services. j Business at, the r.ew firm will in- dude manufacture and repair of j such as i industrial plants. utilization of taame Krupa And His Band Coming highly skilled for they will be given trades training. On Mondav the officers will pro- fS coed to Waterton Lakes National Park and on the same day visit Pincher Creek. Colsman and Blair- more. Their itinerary of next freek is as follows: Tuesday. Cardston. Maarath and Eavmond: Wednes- day, Wilson. Stirling and Warner: Thursday. Barons. Cannangay and Vulcan: Fridav. Coaldale, Taber and Medicine Hat! more than 16 per cent higher than recent exper- Second to Hallman's is Swift Ca- nadian of Calgarv as a source of poults for Southern. Alberta turkey raisers, followed by hatcheries in B.C. One turkey raiser at Brooks claims that his "turkey hens bring in around each ia'eggs shipped to the hatchery. beet, sugar structural. at the a to use as the ins aot under way. Grade twelve students started their exams todav, and will con- tinue until Friday. -June 2S. Grade nir.e students will start on Monday Lathbridse Troop No. 5 of Boy Scouts Is at present leading in 'the Gyro Club shield competi- tion for local Scouts. In oompuied as at June 10 the troop had a total of 38 per cent. and will continue writing ucul the troops were listed in i end of trie week. order: Troop No. 6. 79 cent; mt: Troop Troop Xo. 340 Gene band oana. SPEAKS AT WINNIPEG G. P. Manson, officer in charge of the Lethbridge entomological la- boratory, returned Thursday eve- ning from a conference of Cana- dian Society of Agronomists held in Winnipeg June 18 and 19. As one is will be equipped to handle heavy tne more industrial machinen- and will have! minded dancers, as well as to the a five ton-travelling crane, lathes.! Jive-hungry. Variety reports. dnli press, bending rolls, punch and j "The group rates among the top shear and other machines. name comoos.'1 savs the magazine. Owing to shortage of materials. "Krupa himself retains his master- erection, of the building is being ful technique, hunching down but the sceei frame is j over his drums while twirling the to be erected shortly. j susks and mouthing the rhythm _ company uidude: under has breath to keep the swing George O. Gowilanc. presicent and adacts Jumping with the beat. Ii's manager; Paraell Hoyey. v-ice-presi- i leader's consistently fine drum i that forms the foundation of awarded for work in the Rotary old clothes drive on December 23. as aminatioss. including 15O grace tta' twelves and 190 grace nir.es. school ended for Thursday. A total of approximately For Waterton Park Large Flocks Several large flocks in Southern Alberta indicate the huge propor- i tions of the turkey industry in this' part of the province. On the farm of Leon Cahoon of LeaviK l.oOO young turkeys averaging 5H pounds each are being prepared for the fall market. These are broadbreasted bronzes. Another big turkey raiser Alger, secreiary-treasurer (veter- Frank Thompson and Cecil Holmes directors. parade on Februarv 17 and Scout- Guide Week. Hed Cross duties per- formed by Troop Xo. 4 on March, entries on time for the May 24 camp and cosnpeiiuons. and for I lha results obtained in the May 24 competitions. The Gyro Club shield is to presented at ihe end of the year. of the featured speakers' he gave j is C. G. Prenderast of Nobleford an address on the "new with a crop of broadbreastea which gave rise to lively discussion and a request, for literature on the subject. Light Fixtures Several new CITY VISITOKS Col. A. W. Baker and Cmfir. C. H. Little. M.S.H.Q-, Ottawa, were Ijethbridge visitors Wednesday. WlVil 3> CnjiJ Ui birds. SiHman nas 900 young bronzes. L. E. Richardson of Vulcan is bringing along 900 young faroad- breasted turkeys. W. E. Scrobot of Brooks has 600 bronzes. H. Sahlen of Barons boasts 400 bronzes aver- aging six pounds each. A. P. Holli- dav of Magrath has 400 young broadbreasts.- R. -G. Harstead of TYPEWRITER NEWS VTe suggest you enquire about our Service Contract. Our Service Man wfll keep your machines hi running condition. Get a Kibbon -and Carbon Coupon Book and save Commercial Printers and Office 326-7th St. S. Outfitters Ltd. Typewriter Sales and Service'1 Phoae 2999 In Police Court the band, and most of the numbers i spotlight that fact." i Krupa. nis orchestra, and his jazz trio, composed of himself. Charlie Venture on the tenor sax and Teddy Napoleon on. the piano, will pro- vide thrilling musical entertainaient a; the Lerhbridge arena on the night of Monday. June 24. of Convicted by Magistrate A. Beau- mont. K.C., of being in. improper; possession of liquor. Mrs. Florence; n Jorgenson was fined and costs 1 iXaiil ttt in city police court on Friday. j _ John Mahivechuk of Diamond! Provincial Executive Commission- er K. B. Holloway. Edmonton, who assisted at the May 24 Boy Scout camp here, will be the leider of the Boy Scout combined troop camp planned for Waterton Park, June 26 to July 3. Arrangements for the camp were discussed at a meeting of the Scout District Council held at the 7.M.C-A- this week. It is planned to have the boys leave at 9 a-m.. June 26. from the Barracks-, grounds, north end, and scouts with i their kits should be there on time., Scouts unable to leave until school' I examinations are finished toll leave about noon on Friday. June 28.; Sunday. June 30. has been designat- j ed as Visitors' Day. DistriPt Com- rmssioner Fred G. Forster is work- j lag on final plans for the camp, j COCOA DOOR MATS to Morris Barrett HARDWARE Cipy and John Borland of Leth- j One hour of heaw rain Thursdav bridge were each fined S25 and costs j at Couus and light alien era at Milk', for being intoxicated. An option of j River and Brocket are shown in one month in jail was provided. j the C.P.R. weather reoort for the j Charge against Herman Heimsnes j Lethbndge division Friday morning-! of supplying an intoxicant; known as General conditions were oars cloudy Tabby dub" to an Indian, Ronald to clear and calm with temperatures Day Chief, was dismissed. The ac- around 62 degrees above. A light cused denied purchasing the bever- j shower fell m Lethbridge Thurs- age and supnlying it to Chief. 'day evening, freshening gardens. J. M. Henderson OPTOMETRIST Second Phone 3857 WHITE SIDE WALLS Improve ihe appearance of your car. Metal, white enamel disks, will not scratch or rub ihe curb. Trimbles for Tires 316 llth Street South Phone 2007 FLOORS Cleaned. Waxed and PoUsiiec. Estimates free. PHONE 2569. FARMERS Crops that are damaged are hard to insnre. Place, your nail insurance now. Be Wise, Insure With Ivcs a H. JONG Estab. in Canada ZT jears. Jit. 817A 1st St. E. Calearr. Alta. Supina Mercantile Bargain Specialists __ _ __ _ __ _ j_. M M JK ft K k M t? 4f PHONES: GROCERIES, 2766 AND 2966; BUTCHER, 3456; LADIES' WEAR, 2866; MEN'S WEAR, 3456 GENUINE HAND WOVEN PANAMA HATS Genuine Panama, aris- tocrat of straws. CooL light and durable. They come in smart blocks with snappy puggaree bands In harmonizing colors, and genuine leather sweat bauds. Full range of sizes 6S4 to "vs. AND MEN'S TWO-PIECE UNDERWEAR Cool summer underwear in the two-piece style prefer- red fay many men. Suit consists of shirt in pullover style with round neck and long sleeves and ankle length drawers. Shirt sizes 36 to 44 Drawers sizes 32 to 38. Suit Sis 01 snirt in puuuvei IG Men's Gym Shoes Quality gym shoes made with extra heavy soles, ventilated arches, and heavy, double stitched canvas uppers. Seles are con marking. Sizes 7 to 10. Per pair COTTON GLOVES Inexpensive coiton gloves handy for gardening, painting and odd jobs around the house. Two shades, grey brown. Per Lewis "Airflo" HATS The famous Lewis hat that breathes. Patented con- struction feeeps fresh, cool air circulating inslce the hat. Pre- creasec blockec-ln shapes. Shade grey and blue. Sizes 6% to 75-. Men's Pullover SWEATERS Cool cotton pullover sweaters, styl- ed with short sleeves and round necks. Shades blue, brown and wlr.e. Sizes small, medium and Each LADIES' SUMMER DRESSES Gay dresses for bright summer wear, made from colorful printed silks and silk jerseys in the very latest models. Patterned in beautiful designs in a wide range of lovely new color combinations. Sizes 11 to to BABY BONNETS silk baby bonnets. Cool and comfortable for summer White with blue trim. Each LADIES' SHOES We have a very complete stock of fashionable pumps Jr. both blaclc or brown. Featuring smart new styles, they come in a complete size Pricefi from TO own ana wine. Children's Silk DRESSES Delightful Ijttls cresses for chilcren 3 to 6 year; rr.ape from French creoe ma-snal in shades of pink or with Peter Pan collar :ace trsiE ana pleated Iron's. LADIES' SLIPPERS Comfortable slippers made with corduoy uppers and telt soles. Colors: Red or wine. PLASTIC HANDBAGS A new shipment of stylish handbags, beautifully mac> from the new plas- tics. Mostly styled in pouch models. Colors; Black, unite or red. BED THROWS Ideal shower or wedding Sifts, made from pure wool yams in shades of white witii pink or blue trim. Satin bound ecges. Large size. _ A Large size, Pair GROCERY NEWS PHONES 2766 AND 2966 MtXCED BUTTER CLAMS, Clover Leaf, tin COCOA, Frj's, 1 !b......... GRAHAM %VAFERS, Suniancl Z Ib. carton 33c 31c MEAT SAUCE, Gov- nor. Per bottle CUSTARD POW- DER, 1 Ib. tin 23c 32c 49c SIIEREIFF'S PURE VANILLA AND LEMON EXTRACTS JCST ARRIVED 50c ______________JjSc FRESH FRUITS, VEGETABLES DAN'NY BOY CHOCOLATE SYRUP, sweetened. Per Jar SALTED PEANUTS, J Perlb...........ZDC 4 ORANGES, 3S2 3 COZ. ORANGES, 33 real large. Per doz. 85c 79c GRAPE FRUIT, 326 size. 5 'or 2 for 29c 49c BING CHERRIES, Per Ib. 3Qc Strawberries, Fresh Daily NOW IS THE TIME TO PRESERVE THESE FRUITS AS THEY ARE AT THEIR BEST COCONUTS, each....................35c PLUMS, fresh, new crop, Ib.............S5c BUNCH BEETS, TURNIPS, RADISHES HEAD LETTUCE, new, green heads 2 for 29c CABBAGE, new B.C. green, per Ib........Sc ;