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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY Build Good Roads And Tourists Wifl Flock To Alberta, Says Utahn A Salt Isfce City to be sound. "Many Joseph L. who is also a. protainent JUIXS. churchman, -was a visitor in Lethbridge Wednesday. To ihe Herald. Mr. Wirthlin said he would offer a suggestion to Al- berta, explaining shat if Alberta build and maintain good, hard-surfaced roads the province soon pav off its provincial debt Mr. Wirtalia said great numbers of Americans want to coine into this highly scenic part of.Canada but the sburisi of today demands good roads. -Insure the tourists of America good, ail-weather roads and they -aill flock here in thous- ands." said Mr. Wirthlsn. Widespread Drought The Utah visitor, in speaking of the -sridespreacS drought, said is has extended into Utah. The Salt Lake area frqq had the driest spring in 50 vears. he said, and since to "Canada "he had beea informed that a definite flour shortage had developed ia Salt Lake City. That indicates just how serious the food situation he said, adding that the LJDJS. church policy of con- serving surplus foodstuffs, includ- ing during periods of plenty, against periods of scarcity such as that existing now. has been found neasures -were foolish but the iliehi we find ourselves in today reveals just how quickly a world situation can change." said Mr. THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEVEN Take a BEAUTY BATH with Wirthlin. who has been leading figure in developing ihe Welfare Program of the Mormon church. Through this agency huge stocks of food and clothing, have been moved from Welfare centres to re- lieve want in Europe, he said, and this year finds the program being stepped-up and broadened. A fea- ture of the program in Southern Alberta is the building of a near canning unit at Taber. Mr. Wirth- lin has general oversight, of the Church Ranch near Mountain View oa which there are now a lot of fat beef cattle ready for market. More Airmen Homeward Bound MOVE Grain 16 Degrees of Frost i _. m W To Lakehead When this season's grain crops start rolling in after the harvest there will be no lack of storage space In the Lethbridge area. Ship- ments of all grains to the lakehead points has been accelerated within the past few months, and consider- ably less grain is in storage or in fanners" hands this year as com- pared with the same dare in 1945. There is no grain in storage in bins at the government elevator here at the present, time. x As of May 7. and covering the crop vear period from Aug. 1, wheat in store on the Lethbridge railwav division amounted to 000 bushels, and other grains 304.- 000 bushels. Grain in store as of May 7 last year totalled 19370.000 bushels of wheat aad bushels of other grains. Grain shipoed this year iccludec S 050 000 bushels of wheat, and bushels of other grains. Shipments last vear were When the lie De Fiance docKS In of wheat and bush- PINATJD'S APPLE BLOSSOM BATH MEAL makes any kind of -water soft as silk leaves 3'ou re-i freshed and fragrant. 1.25 MCCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331 5th St. S. Phone 2205 4H 13th St. N. Phone 3445 Halifax ilonday carrying R.C.A.P, personnel, nine airmen from Leth- bridge and district will arrive back in Canada from overseas. They will include LAC. EL J. Firth, 521 lath St. S, Lethbridge: LAC. F. Flaig. Medicine Hat; Col. J. K. Judd. Ma- grath- LAC. J. R. Pratt, Medicine Hat: LAC. H. Bedford. Cardsion; LAC E G. Hiehl, Xobleford: LAC. E. W. ThoruhilL 633-i2ta- St. S., Lethbridge: LAC. J. S. Veres. Wrentham: LAC. E. B. Watson. 293- Seventh Ave. A S-, Lethbridge. els of other grains. total of bushels of wheat and 260.000 bushels of other grains were in farmers' hands as of May 7, 1956. At the same time last year grain in farmers' hands amounted to 7.115.000 bushels of wheat and bushels of other grains. FORMER NUN HERE DIES Religious worker in Alberta since jfor !89S, aad a member of she Faithful j Comnanion of Jesus convent in Ed- imonton. Sister Mary Joseph Hill died Wednesday in Edmonton. Born in Liverpool, England. Siswr Hill had been in a convent since 1891 and came to Alberta 48 years ago. She has served in convents in Lethbridge. Calgary and Edmonton. "Y" Notes Several groups in the "Y" physi- j cal department are getting in trim .J..J..J. Sharp Dip in Mercury May Have Taken Considerable Toll of Sugar May Be Set Back and Suffer Frank Fflmer Retires FromT Deak For Land Needed For New High School Come Before Board The consideration of land deals _ for property needed for city schools Quick service on Mortgage Loans Bowman Agency Insurance, Real Estate. Rentals At the Theatres Complete shows: "Kiss and "Texas "Life With Last complete show at "The Keys of the 6'30; "Miss Senior. e area oriference fn Edmonton for Intermediate and Junior Leaders, and large delegation will be in attendance from Lethbridge. irls' In addition, the Business Girls' are planning to send delegates to a T.W.C.A. Business Girls" Conference to be held at Banff. The Sunday Night Fireside Hour in the Y3.I.C-A.. promises to be a special occasion this week. as. in tribute to the occasion. Mother's Day. specialty events have been cut on the entertainment list, in addition to movies and refresh- ments. All are welcome to attend this social. Sixtem recorded at Lethbridfe Thurs- day night and it is feared cid'erable damage .and gardens resulted. The unusually sharp descent forecast bet not a plunge that tow and Fri- day morning found gardeners checking on the effects the neary frost. It is feared a considerable acre- age of sugar beets which were cut of the ground will be frozen and wfll have to be re-seeded. The full damage to the beet crop will not be known, for several days. Wheat is a hardy, plant and while it may be set back no perman- ent damage is anticipated. This applies to both spring and winter wheat. The same is true of coarse grains. The frost appears to have behaved catching some flowers and shrubbery and skipping others. The heavy bloom of lilacs promised mav be severely cut down by the frost. Apple, plum and other fruit trees in blossom suffered, il is feared. The mercury reached a high of 44 above here Thursday afterncon and then started to skid, dipping be3ow freezing at 9 pjn. Not until seven o'clock this morning did it go above freezing. Only twice before in the 45 years that meteorological records have been did May tempera- tures go as low or lower. On May 10. 1925. a low of 12 above was recorded, while on May 1. 1917. a reading of 16 above was registered. Frost Widespread Light to heavy frost was report- ed from nearly "all sections of the Lethbridge railway division, al- though on Friday conditions were generally described as clear and calm, with temperatures ranginj from 30 to 42 degrees above zero. Heavy frosts were reported from the Valmarie. Saskatchewan, area of the Notukeu" subdivision, and similar heavy frosts along the Taber subdivision caused damage to gar- den crops and fruit trees. Like damage was caused by heavy frosts along the Altawan and Stirling sub- divisions. In addition, mustard crops were reported to have been damaged on the Stirling subdivision. Light frosts were noted along the Coatts and Cardston subdivi- ROYAL TYPEWRITERS The world's "So. 1 Typewriter is available Many sensational features. Standard machines S165.00. Commercial Printers and Office staas, with the exception of tfaef Raymond area, where heavy frosts occurred. Some damage resulted. Light to heavy frosts caused dam- age on the Aldersyde, Lomond, Crow's Nest Pass aad Macleod sub- divisions. At Raymond Thirteen city, is retiring at the end of this month from his position of program director of the at; Van- that institution at the coast for more than two decades. Efigaged here as a building cpn- tracior during build- ing boom before the First Great War. Mr. Pilmer was also associated meeting in the evening. Thursday In connection one plot own- after being associated with ed by Adolpii Sevcik of Bremerton, Washington, a communication was received from tire owner stating that he" planned to visit UiSs area in the coming summer, and thac it would be possible for the Board to contact at that time with any City degrees of frost were recorded here 1 with the local "V as physical in- 1 proposals they slight have coacem- Thursday night. Frank Taylor, ag- srractor and shea became director {ing the property he possesses ricultural superintendent of the j of physical trainiEs for the public sugar company, says it. will be three days before the extent of the loss of beets that were out of the ground can be appraised. Mr. Taylor was out early Friday morning examin- ing fields. It is'feared there will be quite a loss of beets and some re- seeding is expected to be necessary. school board. Mr. Pilmer lef s here shortly after the First Great War and was succeeded in his post. the public school board bv George McKillop. Mr. Filmer. who Ss now 60 years old, was physical director of the Vancouver until 1S43 and cur- Ninety per cent of the beet acre- ing the war Jauscfced Yif-CJV. war age has been planted. This was the 5 service worS in Britis.i Columbia, first realiv damaging frost ia this According to Vancouver reports, area since 1929 at a banquet in nis nonor on -May Snow' and Sleet 31. friends and these who worked WINNIPEG. May snow with hjin during service ar.c' sleet storm struck sections OS Manitoba Wednesday, night, as tem- peratures dropped well beJow the freezing point- over most of the pro- vince. The storm tied up traffic at Dau- phin 150 miles northwest of Win- nipeg, delaying btis schedules for j as much as three hours. Brandon to had a snowflurry Thursday and light snow fell in Winnipeg for about two hours but melted as rapidly as It fell. PtAX SIX WELLS Sis more oil wells will be drilled on the Alberta side of the Lloyd- minster oil field bv the syndicate which recently brought- a gusher into production on the Saskatche- wan side of the border, an official of the syndicate said in Edmon- ton. The syndicate has a lease on 80 acres in the ZJoydsataster field and will carry out further develop- the Vancouver will present Mr. Filmer with a new car and a bound volume of greetings. Mr. Filmer's retirement; plans are to "gvpsy around Canada and the United States in a car and trailer j to visit friends." including his sis- in Lethbridge and then return Vancouver to continue living in the city. The Setter was received aad filed. Another communication was re- ceived from the city clerk in re- ference to a parcel of land which the School Board wishes to pur- chase on'Fourth Avenue North. The land in question is present being used for plavground purposes. The kits were offered to the Board for the sum of 5144.00. and a resolution was Bassed accepiine the offer. Board members also adopted motion that, the Board purchase 49.6 feet of the property of J. B. Grey. 1419 Fourth Avenue North, for trie sum of With a view to obtaining some slight contribution from the pro- School Solicitor A. B. Hogg in con- nection with the poll -which, is to taken on dealing with the construction of the composite high school here. A resol- ution was passed to the effect that the School Board -wishes the poll to be taken at tiie earliest date, and that they will raise no objections to any procedure adopted by the city council. Tenders were accepted for school supplies as follows: Mid-West Paper Sales, Group C. I83S.OO; Peacock and Kiisor. Croups A. f and G, Lethbrldge Herald, 3. D and H. S84R.77; Smith. David- son and Wright (Commercial Print- Groups 3 aad J.-S671.S5; Moy- ers School Supplies, Group I. A letter was received from Charles B. Phillips of the Canada-New- foundland Educational Association. which wiJl hold a conference la there. ment in what is Silverdale Fool. known as the The recently- developed gusher in Saskatchewan has an cutout of 50 barrels of heavy crude a day. the official said, a type of soil suitable for railway engine fuel purposes. SAFELY CAMPAIGN The special safety campaign be- ing conducted during May by the Canadian Pacific Railway has so far shown seed results on the Leth- bridgre division. To date1 the local division has a. clear sheet having had no train accidents or "lost time" in the territory. During the campaign all em- plovees are being urged to exercise the" utmost care to avoid injury to themselves or their fellow employ- ees. GIVE A BOOK OP the construction of the new composite high school here, the Board agreed to a motion acknow- ledging a letter received from the Deputy Minister of Education for Alberta. The letter suggested means whereby financial assistance might be obtained for vocational schools. Board members agreed thai the in- formation required in a question- aire in the communication, be for- j warded to the Department as soon as possible. Bylaw Poll Letters were received from the Bcmor.Eon August 20, 21 and 22. J. Watson was appointed to attend the conference as the Board's representative. A communication from A. G. Andrews in connection with short coarse to be held for secretar- ies and trustees this summer at the university was received and filed. Soutine reports and business mat- ters. as well as the Boiler Inspect- or's report, received the close at- tention of Board members. Wigs of blond Imported from, Germany once were in style in an- cient Rome. TICKETS 32S-7th St. S. Outfitters Ltd. "Typewriter Sates and Phone 2999 International ENGINE A complete used motor out of a 1941 KS6 LH.C. truck. An ideal engine ror a power plant or to replace another track engine. MCLAUGHLIN GARAGE and Auto DANDELION RAKES Morris Barrett HARDWARE Values of building properties, household effects, etc.. have in- creased considerably. We recom- mend that you review the amount of insurance are oarryiaf. Be Wise-Insure With Ives GUARANTEED VULCANIZING All sizes of Tires and Belt Splicing Trimbles for Tires 316 Eterenth St. S. Phone 2t07 Supina MEN'S CORDUROY JACKETS and PANTS Here's dandy outfit for everyday wear. Well made from strong- cotton cordu- roy, the jackets are made in short iraist length, "battle jack" model, irith two flap pockets in two- tone brown and tan The pants have five pockets and are styled to match the jackets. Jackets size 35 to 42. Pants waist size 30 to 40. Either garment, PHONES: GROCERIES, 2766 AND BUTCHER, 3456; LADIES' WEAR, 2866; MEN'S WEAR, BEAUTIFUL ALL WOOL Bargain Specialis ts 3456: LADIES' WEAR, 2866; MEN'S WEAR, BOYS' DRESS SHIRTS Inexpensive shirts that will give good service, ff Made from good qua- lity cotton prints in blue shades only, as- sorted patterns. Sizes 12 to 14. FASHIONABLE TWEED COATS GROCERY NEWS PHONES 2966 2766 MEN'S COTTONADE WORK PANTS Strong pants for work, made from durable cot- tonade fabric in service- able dark grey shade. Finished -with belt loops j and plain bottoms. Sizes 32 to 42, including odd sizes. Per Boys' Cottonade SCHOOL PANTS Just the pant for those scuffing, climbing "regular Made from tough coiionade in goodlooking brown, grey or blue shades, patterned in neat checks. Finished with cuff bottoms. Sizes 8 to 16 years. Only per pair Men's Two-Piece COTTON UNDERWEAR Medium -weight cotton shirts and drawers. Shirts have long sleeves. Drawers button with ties. Shirts, 36 to 44. each Drawers, 32 to 1 36, each ........tP Men's Lightweight WORK SOCKS Shades of brown, blue, grey, with white toes and heels. Pair MEN'S "Canada West" WORK BOOTS Heavy quality boots trade with uppers of black grain leather with outside counter plain toes and half bel- lows tongue. Solid lea- ther soles and heels. Sizes 6 to 11. FOR GIRLS Smart tailored from all-wool tweeds and camel cloths. Styled in the popu- lar box style with pleat at back and four button front. Fully lined. 4 to 14x. Assorted shades. to Lovely all-wool in rich shades of -wine, blue, camel or red. Large 64xS4-inch size. Finished satin bound edges. Per BABIES' NIGHTIES TOILET SOAPS Cuticura......3 bars for Eucalyptus........3 bars for 29c SMARTLY STYLED DRESSES Beautiful dresses styled in two-piece models from qua- lity crepes and silks. All new summer shades. Full range of sizes. to CHILDREN'S SANDALS Here are sandals styled ex- actly Uke big sister's. IMVT wedge heeis, tocless, s'.ia.c -r heel models with corduroy uppers and strong: leather soles. Red or nary. Sizes 11 to 3. I Flannelette m infant size. Fancy trim. Regular 60c -value. Clearing, each GRAPE JUICE 59c Fresh finals and Vegetables 1C- California, vW Solid heads. 2 for LETTUCE LUNCH CLOTHS Heavy quality linen lunch- eon cloths attractively pat- terned with printed floral borders and centre piece. 54 inches square. TEA SPINACH CUCUMBERS 16c 25c OC New California. Lb RAN SUNKIST Size 85c Size 85c Size S9c GRAPEFRUIT PINKS Good quality tea toweling, 18 inches wide. Color, ecru with red stripe border. Per yard Size 112, 4 for 25c Size 46, 2 for 29c 2OC LEMONS, Sunkist, size Per dozen................................39c WSPAPEM ;