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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 316 7lh ST. S. PHONE 328-7411 SEE OUR AD PAGE 86 "YELLOW PAGES" STAN WCHUOYS The lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lclhbridge, Alberta, Friday, March 20, 1970 PAGES 13 TO 26 RESTAURANT AND PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPIE Aid Agreement Completed Research Head Back From India Five Canadian scienlUls will work in India for Ihe next five years as part of Canada's aid to developing countries. The men will provide technical as- sistance to Indian scientists in an effort to stabilize India's ag- ricultural production. Dr. J. E. Andrews, direclor o! the Lethbridge Research Sta tion, relurned Wednesday from one week in India where the in- ternational agreement was completed: and a plan of oper- ation formed. "There are 570 million people in Dr. Andrews said, "and the population increases by 15 million every year. With- out great advances initiated in their agricultural technology, this population increase will surely result in a serious food shortage." Three Canadian scientists were in India for the past two months, studying the problems facing Indian agricullure, try- Southerners Hold Tickets On Sweeps Three southern Alberlar and two residents from soulh eastern British Columbia hoi tickets drawn Thursday in th Irish Hospitals Sweepstake based on next Wednesday running of the Lincolnshir Handicap at Doncastcr, land. Ticket holders arc: (wit horse's name, ticket number name or nom-de-phime an home town) Midnight Gleam LAE 89960, Mrs. M. Stanlon Lelhbridge; Owen Anthon MQE G6K6, CooCoo, Taber Gray Portal, LEE 03074, QXV Medicine Hat; Fire King, MPL 63S36, Blue Bird, Kimberle B.C.; and Mr. Melody, MQ 81047, Tony, Natal, B.C. A total of 231 Canadians ho1 tickets on 53 horses entered fo the-race, one of four fo be ru this year on which sweeps ai held. All Canadians whose tiekc were drawn are eligible to v> about Those who ho tickets on the winning hors tickets on the sec ond place horse pay about 000; and tickets on the Ihi place finisher pay about 000. Other races on which are held are the Irish Deri June 27, the Cambridgeshi Handicap Oct. 3 and th Sweeps Hurdle Dec. 27. CUFF BIACK, R.D.T., C.D.M 3BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAl DENTAL BtDO. Open Saturdays Evenings by Appointment PHONE 327-Z822 to determine the best eas for research. Ihe three men, Tracy Ander- rj, an agricultural engineer at Lethbridge Research Sta- on, Dr. L. Pelpon anc rank Warden, bolh of the fed al research centre, Swift Cur nt, Saskatchewan. They wi) turn to India to work on Ihe "Only about 15 per cent o ndia's agricultural land is irri said Dr. Andrews, "anc ilh the monsoons being tin nly source of moisture to dry r.d crops, drought and fa re ever present thrcals." "Dryland research is almos on-existent in the couriry and tis is the area that the pro- will centre on. Mechaniza- on is another problem in In- a with Ihe majority of the ountry's fields still being till- d by oxen power. 'India will have alwnt 150 cf s own scientists working with ur men and research will be arricd on in 2-5 individual sta- ions, including univers i t i e s ilaplcd to Ihe purpose. "This program is very im- ortant to the Indian people, md they consider it to be of ;real benefit to them because L starts at the root of the Toblem." Interchange Still Concern Of Council Down, but not out, is the reaction of hoard members ol he Lclhbridge and Disliicl Safety Council in their attempts o acquire on interchange a he junction of Highway 4 ant on Mayor Magrath Drive S The council has expresscr concern over the heavy tralfi at the intersection and has re- quested assistance from the city's traffic committee, Gor don Taylor, minister1 of high ways, and MLA John Lander you. The council has been told b all that further action is no warranted at this time. Th mailer is not to be dropper however, and