Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
TnuridoY, Morch 30, 1972 THi IETHERIDGE HESALD 19 Mock-up grain elevator to serve as teaching aid The Canadian Grains Insti- tute is erecting Uw mockup of an elevator at one of the bus- iest intersections in Winnipeg. The city Is the institute's headquarters aixl the mockup is to serve as one of the main teaching aids. The institute win open later tnte year and is to be housed io MI 18-storey federal building now under construction near Portage and Mam. Backed by million of fed- eral government money, the institute will offer a variety at courses ranging from grain sel- litig techniques and Uon to Ihe role of specific prod- ucts. Grainmen from across Can- ada and abroad will be en- couraged to take the courses offered, and it is Iwpcd Uiat it will load to laglter grain sales. The responsibility of tran- ferring the institute from an idea into reality is jointly endurance ride planned Tile Vulcan District Light Horse Association is sponsoring a 50 mile endurance (rail ride, July 1 at Vulcan. A" saddle valued at will be given for fastest time (horso in good A second .saddle valued at will be given to the rider with 1he Iwrsc in best condition, as sel- ected from the first ten entries (o finish Clime-wise) by the rirte committee and veterinar- ian. will af.so be awarded for tlie fastest .six entries imust be in good condi- Tliere will be commemora- tive trophies awarded to each entry to finish in total elapsed time of 12 hoxirs. The evening, will wind up the presentation of pri7.es and a barbeque and dance. For further information atwl entry forms, write or pixme Dave Milclrell at 485-2012 (day) or 485-20M (night) at Vulcan. That's a lot of honey! Alberta's beekeepers produced Just over 41 per cent of the 1971 Canadian honey crop, according to statistics re- leased by the marketing and economies division of the At- berta department of agricul- ture. Statistics Canada reports thai bee colonies produced 21.1 million pounds of honey for an average yield of 192 pounds per colony. "Die value of honey anrt wax produced in the province dur- ing the past year was mil- lion. Although the numlxir of bee- keepers in Alberta dropped by 180 from the 195968 average, the total number of colonies in- creased by and the aver- age yield per colony Increased by Cl pounds. CATn.E MOVEMBNT Stocker and feeder cattle movement in to the end of F'ehruary totalled (Iris year, compared witii lost year. shared by the federal govern' ment and tlw Canadian Grains Commission. At present, Cana- dian grainmcai, handling some of world's largest volumes of grain, have no place to go to learn about such things as financing, export sales, various types of field practices and varieties available. Some of the ftnds for the undertaking are coming out of Ottawa's million program for grain and oilseed market development. It is to have practical rather research orientation. In- cluding tlw grain commission, there will be 400 employees. Expert repairs and painting Sam Nishigawa, Body Shop Manager WE HAVE MOVED OUR BODY SHOP TO 10092AVE.S. Qualified Journeymen Body Technicians if Free FLEMING MOTORS LTD. PHONE 327-1591 SIMPSONS-SEARS Super Express Our Best Highway Truck Tire Our best highway tire long milooQe. Superb handling ond direct tonal control from the modern around Ire ad design. Great liability due 1o 1he extra wide dimension ond stalled tread. igged nylon cosing to take extensive road abuse. Reg. 38.98 (6.70-15 Tube Type) OFF ALL SUPER EXPRESS TRUCK TIRES SUPER EXPRESS SUPER EXPRESS TUBE QUALITY COSTS NO MORE AT SIMPSONS-SKA US SERVICE STATION HOURS: 8 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Doily Thundery and Friday until 9 p.m. Centre Village 3nct Ave, and 13th Sf, N.