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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Farmers Vote Against Joining Weather Modification Program CALGARY (CD Farmers in south-central Alberta in a plebiscite voted against joining a weather modification program The Alberta Weather Modifi- cation Co-op Ltd. needed approv- al from three four areas lo launch a weather engin- eering program in mid-June to suppress hail and increase rain- fall. But all four areas involved in the plebiscite, the County of Mountain View the County of Plan Teams To Tackle Housing EDMOiVTOM (CP) man expediting teams are to be established in Edmonton and Calgary to discuss experiment- al housing and ways to elimin- ate red tape that stalls large, low cost housing projecls. Each team will include repre- Suspend Airline RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) The Brazilian air ministry has suspended all operations of Par- aense Air Transport until com- pletion of an investigation of the crash lhat claimed 38 lives in the city of Belem last week. An airline spokesman said the sus- pension means the airline will kee about in revenues. He said in 18 years Paraense had only two air crashes. sentalives from the Alberta and civic governments and the Cen- tral Morlage and Housing Corp. After a meeting with Calgary mayor Rod Sykes, Mayor Ivor Dent of Edmonton said persons with incomes between and are trapped because they cannot afford to own their homes with existing rent and mortgage structures. "Somebody in the city Approves Patrols SINGAPORE (AP) Malay- sian Prime Minister Tunku Ali- dul Rahman has given tacit ap- proval to Soviet naval patrols in the Indian Ocean, saying "whoever wants to palrol this area should be allowed lo, prov- ided they do not disturb our peace and security." either the administration or cily council -has got to get right into this ami find ways cf re- ducing not the quality but the standards required." Mayor Sykes said there was a need to "get Ihe lead out." ACTOR SEEKS DIVORCE LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Film star Robert Culp: 39, was ordered in a closed court ses- sion here to pay month- ly support to his French-Chi- nese wife, actress France Kuyen, 37, pending settlement of their divorce suit. The cou- ple was married in 1967, and pulp launched divorce proceed- ings on his second wedding an- niversary. CANADA PAINT STORES 424 7th st. s. MARCH 24 TO APRIL 4 Phone 317-2513 Coat Coven. Dries to a soft velvety sheon. Hundreds of colors. THE EASY-TO-USE WASHABLE LATEX WALL PAINT SALE tor quart 2.89 For Kitchens, Bathrooms and all fine woodwork. Withstands steam, cooking stains, scuff marks. THE EASY-TO-USE MIRACLE LUSTRE ENAMEL SALE11 Per quart 3.49 COME IN AND BROWSE. MANY MOKE NON-ADVERTISED SPECIALS' CHUT QUALITY! BIG SAVINGS! WALL PAINT 72t COLORS TO CHOOSE FROM FIAT 7.36 Gal. fer ql. 2.39 SEMI-GLOSS Oal. Pe, qf. SUPER WHITE HI-GLOSS ENAMEL for walls, furniture, toys, tools, sto, SALE PRICED 12.69 ferql. 3.69 SAVE! 2- PURE BRISTLE TPIM BRUSHES 1.29 ON BRUSHES 1.98 TK' ROLLE W KIT 1.99 2V NYLON BRISTLE BRUSHES SPECIAL TK' ROLLER AND TRAY KIT SPECIAL PRICES EXCITING NEW Wallcoverings Want new vinyls? Need washable psper for bathroom or kitchen. You can choose fiom hundreds of pat- reins, downs of types al prices that mean great savings lo you. Many Exceptional Value! FOR THE BUDGET BUYER exotic types in the lot. 99 roll to .50 roll ARGUS SEMI-GLOSS Now only 6" Per 01. ENAMEL Now only C.19 fer 01. 1.91 LATEX FLAT ALKYD FLAT C.45 Per Of. SPECIAL DISCONTINUED LINE OF 50110 SHEET VINYL la 7.00 per roll. Special All Potfern. Per Single REYNOLDS ALUMINUM HouMhold type 5 (I. only LADDERS 12" PROVINCIAL COLOR GLAZE ANTIQUE KITS Exttting SfMki 30% OFF Whcatlacd, the Municipal Dis- trict of Rocky View and the Municipal District of Kneehill, rejected the idea. The over-all vote was agaiast and in favor. "This is really Gerry Good of Carsiairs, Co-op- president, said in an interview. "We put up a good campaign arxi 1 was reasonably sure we would carry three of the areas. "But the economic plight of farmers coupled with the fed- eral government's reduc- ion program seems to have soured people on the idea." Lionel H. Perry of Balwc, a spokesman for Rocky View farmers, said the plebiscite should give the Co-op "the mes- sage lhal we don't want them." "We cpted out of a plbebis- cite in Rocky View before and I thought at the time the major- ity had it understood lhat weath- er modification in this area is not wanted." Mr. Perry said the economic situation had a bearing on Ihe result. "Farmers have got lo he care- ful how they spend their dol- lars. I have 820 acres and this thing would have cost me be- tween and I have other uses for that money." The Co-op, which estimates lhat hail causes from lo damages on Al- berts farms a year, said the weather modification program wou'.d have cost farmers six cents an acre for cloud seed- ing. MMxIoy, March 11, 1970 THE lElHBRIDGf HERAID 19 Grain Export Sales Hike Anticipated NEWDALE, Man. (CP) [ChaLres W. Gibbings, commis- sioner of the Canadian Wheat [Board, the government ager-cy j hopes to increase over-all export .sales of wheat, cats and barley by bushels this year. He toM about 400 farmers here that export targets for the 1970 crop year are bushels of wheat, more than ksl year, and three- times the barley experts of 1909. RC Missionary Named Bishop OTTAWA (CP) Most Rev. Omer Kobidoux, 56, ucar pro- vincial of the Missionary Ob- lates of Mary Immaculate, Win- nipeg, has been named Roman Catholic Bishop of Churchill- Hudson's Bay, Manitoba, the Apostolic Nunciature announced today. Bishop Robidoux, a native of Saint Pierre Jolys, Man., was ordained on June 29, 1939. He worked with Indians in Mani- toba for 26 years and is the founder of the Superior School for Indians in Winnipeg. He will be a to the Oblate conference on pastoral and mission work in Rome next month. Mr. Gibbings said overseas sales prospects have improved "despite a very slow start in this crop year." "The situation looks better than il did but I don't want to give the impression that the problem of grain surpluses is going to be entirely solved." The meeting in this commun- ity miles northwest of Bran- don, was sponsored by Manitoba Pool Elevators Councils in south- western Manitoba. ART DIETRICH CDJt DENTURE CLINIC 5Hi Si. S. Mi. 3284095 Above Metropolitan ROOKIE ATTORNEY Ronald Huglirs, 35, who got out ol law school last June and has never before tried a case, has been hired by- Charles M. Manson to de- fend him against murder-con- spiracy charges in Ihe slay- ings of actress Sharon Tafe and six others. Hughes has bi'jn working as a law clrrk in the public defender's of- fice. LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SPRING SEMESTER MAY 4lh TO JUNE 30th (inclusive) ENROL NOW For In School of Business Education Director-Mil D. R. MAISEY School of Liberal Education Director-MR. 0. D. ALSTON INFORMATION AND APPLICATIONS AVAIUBU ON REQUEST FROM DIRECTORS Students interested in Summer Semester High School Courses ire isked fo Contact the Director of Continuing Education for Brochures and Application forms. No matter what you plant this year, protect your income with Avadex. Perhaps this year, because more income is an absolute must, you're going to lo (lax or rapesoed crops and cut every possible corner on expenses. Whatever your plans, wild oals are still going to be Ihe major threat to your income. And Avodex is slitl the number one wild oal killer. Ill's been proven on the prairies for ten years.l As a pre-emergent herbicide, Avadex is slill Ihe only product you can use al the same time you plant. So don't lose your investment by letting wild oals fake over as much as a third of your land, because there are no profits in wild oats. No mailer what you plant, plant it with Avadex. Avabex "Monsanto CANADIAN SUGAR FACTORIES LTD. PICTURE BUTTE TABER RAYMOND COALDALE BOW ISLAND VAUXHALL ALBERTA CO-OP ASSOCIATION LTD OFFICE 1221 ZNO AVENUE Sou-" LFT..RO COALOALF fC'uor BU ;