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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Mercfc Wl THE UTHHIDOf HfKAlD 4f TFeafe spot develops on Horseshoe Falls CP A Cornell University geologist says the Horseshoe Falls on the Niagara River may accel erate its retreat up stream be cause a 110foot notch or weak spot has developed on the lip of the Shailer profes sor of geology in Cornells de partment of geological sci says old surveys show that when notches show up on the the falls start retreat ing at a faster In the 11 years between 1875 and Philbrick a weak spot caused the falls to move up the river for a dis tance of 200 an ex tremely fast geologi cally Philbrick said the present notch is 110 feet wide across a portion of the lip on the Goat Island side of Horseshoe Falls and has been developing since This notch could deepen and when it the falls will retreat up the river until the side pressure on the notch is equalled by the strength of the Its a n y b o d y s guess when the retreat will start or how far it will go but its already His remarks were released today by Pliilbricks research on the falls was reported in recent issues of the Geological Soci ety of America bulletin and in British science jour COMPARES SURVEYS He said comparison of sur veys from 1842 to 1966 shows the retreat rates are faster when the Horseshoe has a welldefined horizontal notch in the crest and slower when the crest is in the form of a horizontal The geologist said the rate of regression of the falls has puzzled geologists for some The Niagara River was an almost sedimentfree river of almost uniform flow which fell over a crest of constant All this suggested that the rate of regression due to natural erosion would have been constant during the years that the falls has been retreaitng up the river and carving the Upper Great Yet surveys made since 1842 showed the rate of re gression to be Philbrick sought the answer in the bottom profile along the Upper Great Surveys by the Canadian government showed that the river bottom contained a series of basins or plunge pools developed when the falls stood for a long pe riod of time in one spot with the arch By examining historical de scriptions and sketches of Horseshoe Falls and compar ing Niagara with waterfalls in New Philbrick con cluded that the rate of retreat of the fall crest depends on the shape of the A notch shape means a faster retreat and an arch shaped crest means a slower The publication Nature adds a social note to its report on the scientific It says work is not only of academic but is pail of a very practical program to find ways of halt ing the erosion of the various falls in the Niagara Which is a It would be nice to think that the Horseshoe Falls will go on re treating from the brash com mercialism which currently surrounds the otherwise beau tiful natural phenomenon Boyles Column NEW YORK AP Mem ory Land is the best place for No prices ever go up nothing is ever thrown and nothing ever wears You dont have any trans portation costs getting there All you have to do is close your eyes and remem ber You could always get a laugh by asking an oldtimer whether he slept with his beard under or over the bed The family went up in the world when it could afford to move out to the suburbs and buy a new house with a pa Government knew risk in Bandy OTTAWA CP The federal government knew the risk it ran when it hired Alex Bandy to or ganize lowincome groups in the Commons was Barney parliamen tary assistant to Prime Minister said in an adjourn ment debate that the govern ment took the rik in the hope it would create more contact be ween the government and the he misun derstood the job he was hired to do and had thrown the job in Ottawas face This was regrettable because the job was a imagina tive project conceived bj the citizenship It would have giien the an inside look al the rather than hue an army of social workers Danson was replying to Grace Maolnnis ver Kmgsway who referred to reports that Mr Bandy was hired to spy on he poor people and thai the project was a waste of Water safely course or Easter week The Lcthbridge parks and recreation department and tile Canadian Red Cioss Society Water Safety Senice will sponsor a Red Cross water safety Icjirlci course during Enstcr April The course will run between I a and daily at the Civic Sports Centre and the Fntz Sick Further information and ap plication forms are available from Tom Hudson at the parks ant recreation 122 5th Avc nelled room in the basement to throw parties Naturally it had to be called the rum pus The easiest way for a woman to show a dash of ele gance was to smoke her ciga rettes in a long In the 1920s a fad for bobbed hair spread among the and for the first time in their memory men had vis ual proof that women do have As skirts men also found out that women have something even more interesting to see It was widely predicted that the new wonder drugs emerg ing from the laboratory would cure all disease and enable people to live practically for You could tell how extensive any crisis or emergency was by the number of women by standers who swooned in tie arms of their A doctor could win a reputa tion for excellence by the manner in which he pursed his lips and frowned judi ciously he a pa tients If there was nothing really exciting going a guv could walk a few blocks in any direction in most places in the country and manage to see an interesting dog MCKEL TIP REWARDING You could park your hat in an expensive restaurant for a and if you left 15 cents the check girl would almost smile her face off in grati A dude was any fellow who had more than two pairs of grev suede spats in his ward Saloonkeepers kneu a cus tomer had had enough when he insisted on walking an ima ginary chalkline in the saw dust to prove he as sober During the First schoolboys did their bit lo ft hip the kaiser by patrioti cally collecting tin foil from empty cigarette packages tossed into the streets You could hardly listen to the radio 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