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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY Wells In Southern 09 Fields Active; Okalta Prepares To Drill At Kebo The No. 2 going ahead with drilling and Its well on the Lethbridge structure was nearmg the Devonian at the last report from the well which gave the depth at 6JTT Mean- while in the Finhom field McColl Prontenac-Union No. 2 vras drilling at 1750 feet. Both these wells are important tests and are being close- ly watched. The Pinhorn well is five miles north of the Montana border in southeast Alberta. Standard of California has spud- ded another well in the Princess oil field and its latest West Taber v.ell is holding up on sustained production. Initial production was around 250 barrels. Keho Dome In the Keho Dome field, W. S. Herron is in charge of a crew that is active on the Okalta Keho Dome No. 1 lease. Tfee pkalta well will be snudded later in the month. Keho' Dome OU company also plans to complete its well this year. McLeod Del Bonita well has been last depth was 4540 feet and was carrying casing. Tae DeWinton No- 1 well being put down by Royalite. has beea attracting considerable inter- est, is not looking favorable. Bail- ing of the soent acid and mud has been proceeding but little of im- portance in the way of commercial production has been found and the well will be deepened Surface exploration and test hole drilling by a number of companies has been proceeding in the Hay River area, northern Alberta, on the southwest shore of Great Save Lake and showings of gas have been found. The operators in the new field are looking for crude oil which they aim to market in the famous Yellowknife mining field. At the Theatres Complete shows: "You Came "Marshall of "I Love a Last complete show at "The Enchanted "Ding Dong "Williams." THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE IATE WALTEB. CKOFTS IS LAJU> TO WEST Private services lor late Walter Crofts, father- in-law of Mayor A, W. Shscileford. were held from Martin Bros, chapel Thurs- day afternoon with the Rev. Victor Smith officiating. A number of beautiful floral wreaths were arranged about the casket. Interment was in the Mountain View ceme- tery. Pallbearers included A. Frache. A. E. Shackle- ford. E. Horsley, J. Duncan. Douglas Shackleford, Robert Shacfcleforti. MILK PRICES UP TWO CENTS QUART JUNE 1 You can't build tomor- row's house -with yester- day's values. Bowman Agency Insurance, Real Estate. Rentals One-Time Realty Man Here Dies In South of France W. B. Slitford. former real estate dealer, now living in England, revealed the other day while on a visit, to Ottawa that Raloh also at, one time en- gaged in the real estate business in Lethbridge, died in the south of France some months before the cessation of hostilities, in his 70th year. Mr. Slye was living with his wife in Paris at the time of the German occupation and they were among the refugees who drifted to Vichy area. Later when the Ger- man occupation took in all of Prance. Mr. Slye -suffered many a. result bis death came shortly before the Allied vic- tory in Europe. His widow is now in Paris. Mr. Slve was a man cf education and had" at one time before coming to Alberta, been attached to an educational institutioa in Minne- sota. The onlv remaining member of his immediate family in the Unis- ed States is a sister Jiving in Near York. While in business in L-ethbridge Mr. Slve was associated with Hugh Donnan, now a resident of Mexico City. Partly Cloudy Over South Areas All milk prices will be boosted by two cents s. quart at the beginning of June in as in every other centre across Canada as a re- sult of the Dominion government's decision to remote the consumer subsidy on milk at the end of this T month, local dairymen told. The T Herald today. jf I The price of standard milk will i rise from tea cents a Quart to 12 i cents to cocsuoiers. the price for pints going from six cents to seven cents. Dairies, however, wHl continue to receive the same price as since- De- cember, 1942. the federal gowrn- ment has been paying them a sub- sidy of two cents per quart to keep the cost of living down for con- sumers. "Removal of the consumer sub- sidy trill affect prices of all milk." dairymen explained. They added that the decision of the govemnMct to par the pro- ducer subsidy on milk at tee same rate during the Flax, Mustard Crops Suffer ___ _ ___ Severe wind and frost damage to summer months fiax and commercial mustard crops MUSIC BOX THAT DATES BACK TO GOLD RUSH DAYS, CTTY RELIC A tiase-searred mode boc, Mid tc be a relic of the Kiorsdyke gold rush was given V3 JFred Botsford cf Leth- bridge, well kao-ara collector -of In- diaa and old west relics, many years ago. At one time the property of :he proprietress of a Dawsoa City hockytohk, it may be seen In Mr. recent I building. Operated by a clockwork motor, still in good nmntng order, the machine will turn out a tinkling this vear as during winter seasons I in the south, of the province was Botsford's rooai at Y.M.C.A. "would be welcomed bv toted in the cwirse of a recent i In the oast a subsidy of 55 cents: crop survey m-ide by S. Grahaai. per hundred pounds of milk was district agriculturist, paid producers during the winter speaking to the Herald today. This and from the beginning of May was especially apparent in the War- melodv of a. stock that must until the ead of September this was. reduced to 35 cents. The govern- ment has agreed to pay the winter rate until the end of next Septem- ber and then discontinue the pro- ducervsubsidy entirely. The producer subsidy has been paid in effort to stimulate rniljt; __ production acd that object was j achieved with great success in southern Alberta, expiate dairy- have done much to relieve the monotony of the northern wastes, and it is not hard to picture hard- bitten _ prospectors, perhaps with from their games of chasce or drinkirs? parties to listen to music of their day. fitted with rtowly tommr metal plate much like a gnmophcne rec- ord .in. appearance except that it cut into sor- zeveils these holes hare an ovnftacg oa the underside and each of these metals tabs is designed to engage a set of steel reeds. Arranged in musical intervals Hie the strings of a harp but lying horiaoatal, these metal strips forth distinctive nose when contact; is made with the crossing its location. The The motor box bears a top plate! of enwrtainnseat. melody seems to have been punch- ed, in much the manner as the music oa a- olayer piano The music popular in the ST.S. dartas the part of last century, was superseded by the gramoohosei was found in tho many 'acmes and in places "and we are just, getting by." COMPLETE WITH SMART METAL CASE AND McCaffrey's Drug Stores 331-Sth St. S. 414-13th St. N. Phone 2205 Phone 3445 Partly cloudy weather prevailed in most sections of southern j berta oa Friday. District points de- scribed conditions as cloudy, with light northwest -winds ana tempera- tures of about 55 degrees. A trace of rain fell in the city on Thursday sight, but no further pre- cipitation was reported. Ac ajHL. Friday, thermometers in the city gave a reading of 63 degrees, and northeast winds were blowing at a velocity cf ten miles per hour. The maximum, temperature re- corded in the city on Thursday was 72 degrees and the overnight low- was 54. Christensen Bros. Building Sold Announcement was made today, jFricav. that Christensen Bros., Lethbridge undertaking firm, had sold thsir present building, 320 Eleventh Street, S.. to the Ameri- can Lutheran church. The sum involved in the transaction is not disclosed. The building will be re- modelled and used for church and narsonage purposes, it is under- stood.- Christensen Bros, have own- ed the property since 1935 and they are now building a new and modem inortuarr oa Tenth Street South, just north of the TT-M-C-A. The transaction was handled through the office of 2s. B. Peat and Co. SOCONY VACUUM WILL DRILL FOR OIL ALONG ALASKA ROAD OU drilling along the Alaska high- war in the vicinity of Fors Selson is to be undertaken immediately by a large United States oil concern. Socony Vacuum, which, has large holdings in the area, is was learned today. A drilling party left Edmonton on Thursday by plane to open the test drilling program. Exploratory work in oil drilling has been gotog on in the Fort Nel- son region for the lass three years Plan Camps For Air Cadets C. Douglas Taylor of Montreal by two major TJ.S. companies and some time ago unconfirmed reports said indications of oil had been I assurer ner district, fee said. Travelling as far east, as Grassy Lake and north to Turin and Car-; maagay he saw field after field so j badly damaged by wind and frost: that immediate reseedins; will be necessary. Much of this reseedJEg. been done. apparent everywhere that land which had been properly pro- j tested with a eossbiEatioa of trash j 5 was holding j DP to the :une LOTOS Wffl "WHoOp It Up" storm top rnoismre was lack- i A A I ing down tc six or eight inches, but j ATelm W ItH V-ltV O11CK some improvement in soil moisture: J has since been noted. Poor gerra-} luaucu ia many late seeded has been offset to who delayed seeding of Sax and) constantlv devise new ones. i tioa of "Holiday for Strings.' coarse grains until moisture was j fhey now have, anare from their Spike Joaes and his City Slickers Spike City Slickers, who Hollywood while tfee band "Ladies" the "tlE- therendi- found in the region. Decision of one company to go j -without the handicap Imposed by j ahead with drilling is expected to, several years' absence from studies, move other companies with hold- Regular pre-matriculanon place-1 ings in the area to expand their j ment tests will not be required, nor exploratory work this year. Refresher Course For Vets Planned will trie course make any provision for terminal tests for the raising of previous pre-raatricujation stand- ards. Mr. Hamilton said that uni- versity authorities are urging that all veteran applicants for first year i courses avail themselves of the re- fresher course. No fees will cast. The plaster cast was acquired in orthodox instruments, washboards. J have been seen in "Thank Your cowbells, bottles, spray guns, asito Lucky Stars." "Sleet the horns, a complete set- of tuned j "Bring on the Girls" and the recent- doorbells, ciear even a i "Breakfast in Holly- wood." The SUckers and dance band come direct to the Arena af- ter a record-breaking engagement at the Troeadero in Hollywood. Tickets are now on sale at Brown's Music Store, and the attendance be limited to prevent SHCT-INS DAT Sunday, June 2. has been desig- nated as Shut-ins Day In Alberta. This observance is designed to en- __ j courage remembrance of the acSc_ charged and regular D.V-A. allow- and disabled. The organization. I crowding. of Canada, has announced the lea- gue's post-war program would in- clude two-week summer camps for more than ".000 Air Cadets. Mr. Taylor said the peace-time aim was to make available basic aeronautical education to some 15.- 000 Cadets between the ages and IS. This summer's camps v.ill oe nela at Patricia Bay, B.C.. Dartmouth, NJS.; Gamp Borden, Ont.; Moun- tain'view. Oat; Calgary, and Paul- son, Man. The two-week period will be devoted to a svllabus prepared by the R.C.A.F. covering such sub- jects as navigation, meteorology, aero-engines and radio. A six refresher course for veterans who will enter university in the fall, will likely be available in Calgary, commencing July 15. T.t______ _________________ F. Hamilton, supervisor of train- j W.. Calgary. In applying veterans ins for the Department of Veterans' should advise as to the university ances will be paid; no provision for travelling expenses is made. Application for tne course should be made immediately to the super- visor of training. Department of Veterans' Affairs. 217 Seventh JOHNNY CHINOOK A likeable story of Alberta. Many characters whom you 'snow or have heard of." Get a copy for your library. AA Price (Postage 15c esnra) Commercial Printers and Office 7th Street South. Outfitters, Ltd. Phone 2999 which is international, asks thatj each person make at least nro shut- j ins their friends, one a civilian and j one a disabled veteran. j ALtUUitA Ci-> UAit Affairs, announced Thursday. courses thev intend to take The D.V.A. requested the course j subjects desired, from the department of education. 1 If the request is granted the course i wUl be provided through facilities i of Canadian Vocational Training, j It will enable veterans who have completed matriculation to review: their mathematics, science and English so that they will be able to carry on at the university level and RADIO SERVICE Prompt and courteous ser- vice from a wen-equipped shop at a reasonable price. MfKCNZIt- iro. AUTO HEATERS To Fit All Makes of Cars or Trucks Seventy-Seven Service Station 320-9th Street South Phone 2823 Re-Built Engfine Block Assemblies Ford A. 1928-31 Ford B, 1932-34 Ford V8, h.p. Ford VS. h-p. Dodse, 1934-42 Plymouth. 1934-42 Fontiac. 1926-31 Chevrolet, I92S, 4 cyl, Chevrolet, 1937-41 MCLAUGHLIN GARAGE and Auto McKENZIE'S EMERALD GREEN LAWN SEED Per IK 55C Morris Barrett HARDWARE Valves of bunding properties, household effects, hare in- creased considerably. We recom- mend that you review the amount of insurance you are carrying. Be Wise-Insure With Ives FREE TIRE INSPECTION AVOID SLOW DRIVE IX SERVICE We examine TOUT tires, remove nails, glass, eic. Trimbles for Tires 316 Eleventh SU S. Phone 2007 Supina Mercantile Bargain Specialists HIT-, ooff. OI TTfUlTIJ T AnTCC' WIT AD MTWC WFAB PHONES: GROCERIES, 2766 AND 2966; BUTCHER, 3456; LADIES' WEAR, 2866; MEN'S WEAR, 3456 BOYS' "The Lounger" HELMETS DONEGAL TWEED SUITS We are pleased to present "The Lounger" ed for discriminating dress- ers. Cut on smartly Informal lines in the new three-button, lounge model from all wool Donegal tweed in a fashion- able grey shade. We are sure that these will suit you. Sizes 36 to 42. Per MEN'S "STRIDER" Dress Oxfords The famous "Strider" oxfords made on the popular banker last, with uppers of fine brown Kd, genuine welt, solid leather soles and leather heels. D width. Sizes G'i to II. Per ChUdren's Corduroy Overalls Smart little overalls made in bib style with one pocket, from good quality corduroy. Colors: Blue, brown, green and red. Sizes 2 to 5 years, including odd sizes. Per pair luroy. ooiors; Sun .helmets for little Pranfe Bucks, made from, papier-mache adjustable headband. Cen- tra! color. WATSON'S MOOSEHIDE WORK GLOVES Weil known Watson brand moosehide gloves, made with insewn seams and rein- forced thumb. Sizes 9 to 11. Per Boys' Two-Tone SPORT JACKETS Lightweight sport jackets in two-tone effects made from wool and rayon Alpine material in three button style, with three pockets. Colors: Blue grey, blue and brown with contrasting trim. Sizes 7 to 12 years. SMALL GIRLS' CORDUROY JUMPERS Frim jumpers for little girls. Made with bib fronts and fully gathered skirt with embroid- ered trim. Colors wine, red. blue and brown. Sizes 4 to 6. Each "AUDREY LANE" Summer Dresses New shipment of charming "'Audrey Lane" summer dresses, beautifully styled from seersuckers, plaids, stripes and floral prints, in a wide range of summer shades, Skes 12 to 20. to GROCERY NEWS COFFEE 41c TEA 68c SARDINES 25c SOUP Bine Ribbon. Per Ib. Bine Ribbon. Per Ib, Old Salt. 2 for Clark's Cream of Mmbroom. 2 Brimful, 2 for PUMPKIN (LIQUID VENEER 21c Cotton Hankies Good quality cotton handkerchiefs with dainty lace trim. White only. Each. I5c for CRIB SHEETS "Ariitucrat." baby crib sheets, treed quality, closely woven sheeting. 60-inch size. BLACK DENIM SLACKS Good quality, serviceable slacks, nicely tailored from black denim with four but- ton trim. Sizes small, medium and large. Per pair PRINTED VOILE FRESH FRUITS and VEGETABLES CELERY California. Per Ib LETTUCE Solid Heads. 2 for CABBACiE California green. Lb TOMATOES per ft 19c Dainty voile material, printed in lovely floral patterns in pink and mauve on a pale green back- ground. 40" wide. Per yard BABIES' 7Sc POTATOES New California---- HJ CUCUMBERS Texas Field w ORANGES LAUNDRY BAGS A cheerful, useful addition to the nursery. Ducic shape laundry bag made Sunkist Size 392, 3 dozen w----- Size 2SS, 2 dozen.......... Size 176, per dozen 85c 85c GRAPEFRUIT Ruby Red 29c 27c 126, 5 for Size 54, 2 for FRESH, NEW, BUNCH BEETS, CARROTS, TURNIPS WATERMELONS J2C PER LB....................................................... NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER! ;