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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta -Thursday, March 30, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD _ 1J, Pheasants hardest hit by southern Alberta's unexpected snowfall Pheasants were probably the hardest hit by (he sudden snow- storm of the weekend, accord- ing to Morley Barrett of Lcth- bridge, regional wildlife biolo- gist for the south. "We are not loo concerned yet about Die birds he said. "For the most part they were in good shape and can go without food for some time. "But, if iiie snow during the storm clogged the nostrils of the birds, ihey would catc, especially if tire damp, ness was followed by freezing temperatures. "What happened, or will hap- pen depends to a large degree on how long the deep snow lasts. Pheasants cannot dig through that depth of snow for food." He also said the region is "lucky as far as antelope are concerned, the storm didn't reach into the antelope ranges of the south-east there was jiist five inches of snow at Many berries." He also felt there may bo some problem with deer get- ting around for teed, but this cannot be determined until more Iravel is opened in Uio back country. Winter cold hardiness Is the choice of flowers and shrubs in your garden limited by precarious winter survival rates? HORGUS DRY GOODS 1TD. MILK RIVER Ph. 647-3811 SeD our complete stock of spring and summer merchan- dise. varieties test in plants The same problem faces Ca- nadian farmers in their choice of crops. The difficulty Ls cold hardi- ness the ability of plants to withstand the severity and dur- ation of Canadian winters, said p. W. A. a plant physiologist at the Lethbridge Resc.ireh Station, who is look- ing at the chemistry of winter wheat to Jxilp overcome the problem. RAY DYKEN APPOINTMENT Mr. Oito Wobick, president of Southern Alberto Co-op pleosed to onnounce the appointment of Mr. Ray Dykcr as general manager of the co-operative. Ray raised on a iced and spec in try crop form. He oblamcd his diploma in Agricullure ant! worVed on o gram farm ol Vulcan and a dairy and besf enterprise ot Calgnry. In 1959 he attended the University of Saskatchewan where he obrained hfs B.Sc. in Agriculture in 1962. Ray joined ihe Feed deportment of Federaled Co- operatives Ltd. in 1962 o feed represcnjalfve for southern Alberto. Irs 1966 he was appointed feed de- partment manager for ihe Calgary region. In 1969 he wns appointed Feed marketing director ol F.C.I, home office at Saskaloon. Ray, his Joyce and iheir 1wo boys moved 1o lelhbridge on March 1. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER i ALL NEW and USED MAKES, MODELS and SIZES INTERNATIONAL PARTS SPECIALS! GREASE-Ne. 2 Mull! Purpose pressure 35-lb. pc.il, 11 rtft Reg. 13.11 ......SPECIAL .VU rton. SPECIAL 48c Reg. 53c HY TRAN Oil. Quarts {in case lots) rerj. 67c Special (in case lots 5 gal. pails, Y Reg. 13.17 SPECIAL r C T11ACTOR RADIO Reg. 82.94. Take your choice Dis- count of 8.23 or we will give you FREE hendphones. FARM EQUIPMENT FILTERS Buy 10 or more DIS SWEEPS CHISELS 16" x !4" SWEEP Keg. 3.30. Special 16" x SWEEP Reg. 4.45. Special 18" x SWEEP Reg. 3.63. Special VIBRASHANKS TRUCKS NEW and USED TO 3-TON TANDEMS ON THE SPOT FINANONG WITH A Rog SPECTACULAR SPRING SPECIAL NOW ONLY ti ,y Li r- u r I ..i ij W: H L'V, ;