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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, MAY 14, 1946 ACRES OF POTATOES ARE PLANTED IN RAYMOND DISTRICT RATMOXD (HNS) Approxi- mately 95 per cent of the wheat crop has now been seeded in the Ravmond district. There has been aa" acreage increase over last year of about 5 per cent. Roughly 35.000 acres of wheat have been seeded. Yerv little precipitation has been received in this district in the past five weelss, and rain is badly -need- ed. Earlv grains still have enough moisture for gemination, and the condition of the sab-soil is fairly good. Too soil though is dry and in poor condition. Stubble crops, too, need rain. The intermittent high winds of the pass month have caused a 5 per ceai datnage to wheas and other grams. The oat and barley acreage this is approximately 5 per cent less" than last year. The recens frosty nights' experi- ence here have caused no damage to wheat, or other grain ii is re- ported. The 1946 spring has been the driest m 21 years. Potato Acreage According to reports from one potato grower who has planted 50 acres of spuds, about 6.000 acres of spuds have been planted. This represents the bulS of the tubers which will be planted this year in south Alberta. Due to controlled restrictions on the kind of seed which could be planted in the past few years, a better potato is being grown and a heavier tonnage re- ported. Verv few potatoes are above line ground as yet, consequently no damage from frost fras been sus- tained here. Wr entham Couple Married 50 Years A large number of friends from Wrentaam motored to the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. John Nelson Wednesday, May 8, io congratulate them on the Decision of {heir golden wedding 29000 of are in" the anniversary and partake of the SoundL Beet fields are dry barbequed beef. The many beauti; tm ful eifts and tae larae number of already well un- derway. Beet growers, who have not planted as yes. have been urgeo. to irrigate their land before plant- ing. t Thursday night. 15 degrees of frost were registered here. Reports now show about 1.000 acres of beets were damaged and will have to be replanted. Many have already been plowed under. There is rso anxiety over seed or fertilizer, officials state, as they have enough, for this extra planting. Crop conditions on the whole are fair and heavy- rains anticipated in the near future would make for a bright outlook for everyone. Fruit trees are in full blossom and no material damage by wind or frost reported to these. Some early DISTRICT NEWS PAGE JIVE Busy Southern Alberta FKOST DAMAGE HEAVY .and country. The progiam opened ENCHANT. (HNS) The i tbe siogijog of "O Canada." and heavy frost of early .Friday morn- i "faita of Our Mothers." followed ing did considerable damage to; by singing, musical numbers and trees and wheat, whida yas jast readings. Mrs. Webb was presented Etzikom Honors Ex-Servicemen New Waterworks System At Raymond Nearing Completion yeazs iHe town ineUXUcg new Raymond has been noted far and wide for its inadequate water sap- fQSie e out of the ground, taming it brown. a beautiful plant been injuried by the heavy winds and heavy frost. FEWEK COfGAKS CRAXBROOK, B.C. (HNS) up has Craig, for being the winas eliflt visitors showed the high esteem ia which this couple is held. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson sponsored a dance in the Wrentham auditorium cur Wednesday evening. A record crowd was ia attendance. by Mrs. mother! tea and supper was hall cere on i 8. to honor thef Q a very few of approximately At present. A delightful tea was i the Good served to conclude a very pleasant, j ciub, assisted by the Com- s jaacj.y cju-o. MARK MOTHER'S DAY COMMERCE XOTES COMMSRCS. Mr. At a large table placed in tne and Mrs. G. Htiber moved the first 5 ictdle of the hail was seated the of the week to Brooks, where tiwy BUILDING PERMITS SOAR AT CRANBROOK During the four winter months 12 BURDETT (HNS) A special couaars were shot hi East Kooteaav m r.mcrt couaars were shot hi East Kooteaa purchased a new farm. returned summer holidays, student at the uni- Johnston is spend- as horce, flowers have been ruined by frost in and wind, but vegetable gardens are j nos far enough advanced to j suffered to any extent. CRANBBOOK. B.C. (HNS) Building permits issued by the city numbered 39 with an estimated value of last month, estab- lishing a nevr month's record icr The city works depart- ment reported these statistics to the city council at its May meet- SUNSHINE CLUB HONORS RECENT RETLAW BRIDES RETLAW. tENS) Members and friends including the district brides attended the May meeting of the Sunshine Club held in the schoolhouse Thursday afternoon, roll call was answered with inter- esting tributes to mothers and Mother's Day. The secretary's report showed a good balance on hand, and were voted to be sent to the Cancer Fund. The flower committee re- ported flowers sent to two patients in hospitsL Work completed during the month was turned in, and ar- rangements were made for members to start work as once on an auto- graph quilt, to be raffled. Three members received birthday presents from their mystery pals; four new members were enrolled." A hearty, welcome was given the j brides, and each was presented -svith a silver casserole. A motion was passed to send the same gift to two girls, natives of ReUaw. both April brides, now making their homes in Taber, Mrs. Thomas Browning and Mrs. Gordon Hacking. At the close of the meeting refreshments were served by the hostess. Mis. ESfie Burge. assistance costs during the were S497, covering 25 with six same total as for the -preceding month and a. sharp drop from April, 1S45. B.C. Centre to Get Creosoting Plant CRAN5ROOK. B.C. (HNS) Establishment of a new industry in a wood preserving ar.d creosoting i plant in this immediate area ap- May meeting of the Manybemes pears possible A.t its May meet- Women's Institute was held at the ing the citv granted a three "months' home cf Mrs. Oscar Nelson witn option to purchase a tract of land 15 members and three visitors pres- Manyberries WJ. Holds Its May Meeting MAKYBERRIES option to purchase north of the city near the airport io an unnamed aoplicant while he makes more detailed arrangements for" starting the business. Grants authorized by the meet- ing included 3150 to the Board of Trade for publicity purposes. S100 to the Salvation Army for welfare i ta em, Miss Grace Cronkfcite being this month's president. Instructions were read on the comieg general dressmaking course which will be held here May 14, lo and 16. Mrs. Underdahl and Mrs. Mariet- see to the preparation of and tax equivalents of S47.50 I the hall. Sewing machines be to the Rod and Gun Club, and 521 for the Pentecostal Assemblies. Dorothy Lancaster and Jean Eogg have been appointed by the city as lifeguards for the Gyro swimming pool during the season. Park Lake W.I. Holds Mother's Day Meeting COMMERCE. (HNS) Mrs. Cecil Hadiord was the hostess for the May meeting of the Park lake WT. members were present the schoolhouse, June 13, with Mrs. Martha Baker as hostess. The fath- ers in the community will the special guests. DIES AT FERNIE The" next meeting will be held in alia Mother's Day cards" were sent to mothers of all members as well as others in the district. The exchange program from the wo- men's committee of the Lucas Co. Farm Bureau in Iowa, TJ.S.A-. was presented and very much enjoyed. Papers were also given by Mrs. A. Branch on "Social Mrs. L. Carpenter on "Mother's Mrs. C. M. Johnston on "Al- and Mrs. Kay Jensen on "The The layette is to be ready for the June meeting, which will be in Diamond City with Miss Hahn as hostess. A name was drawn for the overseas food parcel and was allotted for its purchase. FERNIE. Arthur Boreman. aed 67, passed away at the Feraie hospital on. Friday "last. The deceased had resided here for many years bat had no known rela- tives in this district. The funeral arrangements have not yet been an- nounced. CONCENTRATED 2-4-D FORESTRY RANGER CRANBROOK, B.C. 'HNS) H. T. Barbour, formerly of Inver- mere, has been appointed as chief Cranbrook forestry ranger at the forest branch office here and has taken on his new duties with the retirement of the long-time Cran- brook ranger. Frank Fym. Mr. Barfaour was with the forest branch for several years in East Kcctenay at the Invermere office prior to his enlistment in the Ca- nadian army. He served overseas for over four years, and received his honorable discharge in Decem- ber. Ritchie Paterson Company CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS AUDITORS P.O. BOX TELEPHONE 2519 5 and 6 ACADIA BLDG. 612 THIRD AVE. S. pneumonia patient in j pjpe line. The newly TOir for the traterline has Sited from the St. Ifery i Previously the supply of water from from rain and. snsv in the hills south of town. Most of the line, which Ss a mile is already installed and it a; expected tee xura water sap- ply will be turned on next week. For the present, aa automatic cfelorinator TRll purify the water, but will be replaced early this sum- mer with a modern ffltratSon. plant. The ne-ar reservoir will icsore am- ple water suppiy each year, and the filter plane will provide Jer Raymond a water system, to "OK proud of. onlT oae she Creston district, and six more', Campbell Three" iuior girls "sacs to. Holland; Gerald i i, -t in Brisco district in the GoJden a rriS A was rpad hv sea- Mylo jaicoaeis. i vsiea town council is un- i cougars in West Kootenay, Mr. Moxigeau shot six more boundary country Ground Forts. DAMAGE TO CKOP? j which he honored mothers, and propriaae address to the boys and i 1 stressed the great influence they' girls of the discricT. After supper WRENTHAM NOTES tent is difficult to estimate, also! The sidewalk will ran two blocks on Main street and extend east i two blocks :o 'Jhe newly built nmni- ___ ___ I cipal hospital. The sidewalks on WRSXTHAM. (HSS) Mrs. the west side cf Broadway win also Sad dakow was a Calgary week- j be widened asd all w-Jl be repaired. MILK RIVER. TO REST STIRLING 'Special, i The SWEET CAPORAL CIGARETTES orcurrrd reecn'tv in bncee of Robri William onp-year-olc! son of Mr. and Mrs. C. S Passcy of Stirling. Following an impressive service at Chnstensen Bros.' funeral home. Lethbridge. conducted bv the Lethbndge L.DP bishopric was :n the Stirling cemetery. One Way To Better The Massey-Harris One-Way! The One-Vv'ay Disc has cut out more work ar.d more expense, lowered production costs and left more margin for profit, than any other farm machine. It is a great achievement to lead the One-Way Disc field. Yet its popularity among the majority of farmers -shows that ilassey-Harris is leading! Reliability Rigidity Strength Durability Convenience Sturdiness Balance All these qualities are achieved to a fine degree in the new-Massey-Harris One-Way. Come in and look it over and judge for yourself. General Farm Supplies 1621 THIRD AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE SPAPFRf ;