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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta STUDENT-TEACHER FLIGHT 61 DAYS JULY 4th Stpt. 3rd CALGARY LONDON plus Book Before June 4th ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The LetKbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, May 17, 1973 PAGES 17 TO 32 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower Level 7th Street Shopping Mall Lethbridge, Alberta Phone (403) 328-7411 HOME AND OFFICE SAFES Planting in final stages for beet crop By RIC SWIHAHT Herald Staff Writer Southern Alberta farmers are nearly finished planting acres of contracted sugar beets. Gerald Snow, a g r icultural supervisor for Canadian Sug- ar Factories Ltd., told The Herald most of the crop, sim- ilar in acreage to 1972, has been planted. He said the ground con- ditions are dry with some germination prcblems exist- ing. A good rainfall during the next week should assist the germination of the plants and make for at least an av- erage or better4han-average crop for 1973. Al Bothamely, provincial officer for the agricultural Manpower office in Leth- bridge, said 157 farmers on acres have placed or- ders for 1.289 native and non- native field workers through Fort Whoop-Up features mine train, artifacts Fort Whoop-Up opens June 2. It will be open to the public Wednesdays through Mondays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. but will be closed all day Tuesday, Admission is 75 cents for adults, students, 35 cents, and children under six, free. The Fort Whoop-Up section of Indian Battle Park, a con- tinuing project of the Kins- men Club of Lethbridge, in- cludes a replica of the original Fort Whoop-Up, a mine train and a souvenir- concession area. Care and tours of the fort will be handled by university students. The staff will be knowl- edgeable in history surround- ing Fort Whcop-Up and also in much of the history re- lated to Lethbridge and Southern Alberta. The park is located six miles down nver from the original Fort Whoop-Up site. Many artifacts are housed inside the various rooms of the fort replica itself. Maps, photographs, utensils, weap- ons and machines are on dis- play. The Kinsmen have set up a short audio visual presen- tation in the common room of the fort. The film covers the brief history of Fort Whoop-Up from the early trading and gun running era to the coming of the North West Mounted Police. The electric mine train en- gine at the fort comes from the Shaughnessy mines and weighs close to seven tons. Coal cars are used to carry passengers. The capacity of the train and its four cars is 36 people. It travels about 10 miles per hour and a ride costs 25 cents. Funds used in maintaining and improving the fort have all come from sendee pro- jects of the Lethbridge Kins- men Club throughout the past six years. The club has invested money into the project since receiving original grants from federal, provincial and local governments during the 1967 centennial. Registration deadlines vary at high schools EXPERT RtMODEliHG FURS [CLEANED INSURED FUR STORAGE ;NEW YORK FURS< 604A 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-3276 Student's wishing to attend Winston Churchill High School this fall should reg- ister before June 8, principal Wayne Terriff announced to- day. "Letbbridge high school students can attend either of the two public high schools. Students now attending Ham- ilton Junior High or Gilbert Paterson Junior High, who wish to attend Winston Churchill next year, are ask- ed to discuss this with their parents and register some time before June he said. Mr. Terriff said all students must pay a registration fee of which includes: text- book and reference fee services such as supplies, manuals, tapes and field Certified Dental Mechanic CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lower Level PHONE 327-2822 SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 507 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 at Friday Saturday THIS WEEK FEATURING DIAMOND 4 Enjoy a night on the town for Graduating WESTWINDS DINING ROOM 8.00 to p.m. NO COVER CHARGE Phone far Reservations IH THE OLD TFWOmON OF WESTCTM MOSPITM.nT il lestaulattt trips students' council physical education uni- form yearbook, newspa- per and band students using school district instruments Fees for the student news- paper and yearbook are op- tional. Parents and students wish- ing to discuss the program, offered at Winston Churchill are free to contact the school for an appointment with the principal, assistant principal or one of the students advi- sors. Fees should be paid on the first day of school, Mr. Terriff said. At Catholic Central High School, only those students new to the city have to reg- ister for fall classes. Central administrators have already registered city students entering senior courses in September. New- comers can register at Cath- olic Central anytime. A fee is levied at CCHS for textbook rental, some stu- dent activities and supplies. All local students entering the Lethbridge Collegiate In- stitute have been program- med by LCI administrators. New students, from outside the city, can register at LCI any day during the summer. A fee is charged new stu- dents, for returning LCI students. the government's supervised labor supply system. About additional workers are expected to sup- plement the registered work- ers, he said. Many of these freelance workers started ar- riving m Southern Alberta this week. The purchase of 11 new electronic thinning machines is expected to take some of the pressure of finding work- ers from the farmers this year, he said. Each machine will replace 45 workers Mr. Bcthamley said the large number of college and high school students "who pulled a lot of farmers out of a difficult situation last year" vhen labor supplies were limited should be back this year. He said many fanners were happy with the work of the students. The organized movement of laborers, mainly Indians from Northern Saskatch- ewan, could start the last week of May, depending on the weather conditions. If the crops need work sooner, the workers will be brought in sooner. Last year, tons of beets were harvested, result- ing in 147 million pounds of refined sugar. The sugar pro- duced in the Taber and Pic- ture Butte factories has av- eraged 148 million pounds during the past five years. Dwight Purdy, manager for Canadian Sugar, said the reported shortage of sugar throughout the world will not affect production in Southern Alberta. He said all the sugar pro- duced in Southern Alberta will continue to be sold on the Prairies because of strong competition from cane sugar supplies in other sec- tors of the country. He predicted that the short- ages in world sugar supplies should be remedied soon, bringing the price down to normal. 2 juveniles on probation Two Lethibradge juveniles were put on probation and another fined in juvenile court Wednesday for the thsft May 1 of two motor homos. One youth will be on proba- tion until Dec. 1973 and the other youth's probation period will be in effect to Sept. 30, 1973. Police reports indicate the motor tomes were stolen from Pre-built Industries in Lethbridge and were valued at and Both units were recovered by po- lice. DR. R. S. FABBI OPTOMETRIST Is pleased to announce the opening of his new office located at 314 8th Street South LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Appointments can be made by phoning 327-3331 Qctwnw HERBICIDES "FORMULATED AND MARKETED BY YOUR LOCAL OLIVER CHEMICAL DEALER" Now is the time to ini- tiate your weed control program for the coming crop season. For com- plete details and ap- plication instructions contact the people who know their product. Contact OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236 36th St. North Phone Lethbridge, Alta. 327-1571 Or the "OLIVER DEALER" nearest you County schools schedule year's classes, vacations Dates for the 1973-74 Leth- bridge county school year have been set. The 19 county schools will run from Sept. to June Horse show officials announced Officials for the 6th annual Chinook Arabian Horse Show have been announced for the two-day event. John Blincoe of Stockton, Olifnrma will judge the en- toe show, set for the Leth- bridge Pavilion May 26 and 27 Edith R of Calgary has been nam, s.eward of the I how, m charge of officiating rules in disputes and assist- ing the judge. Ring master will be Jerry McElroy of Lethbridge. He will be in charge of the ring while the riders are compet- ing. 28, 1974 The Christmas vaca- tion will be Dec. 21 to Jan. 2 and the Easter recess will be April 12 to 19. The county's four high schools at Picture Butte, Coaldale, Nobleford and Coal- hurst will be fully accred- ited for the first time Full accreditation by the department of education means that scnool staff have the authority to award grades to students. Grade 12 departmental ex- ams are to be abolished in Alberta in 1975. except that students wishing to appeal may write supplemental ex- aminations in August. Dress rehearsal Playgoers of Lefhbridge went through the motions Wednesday in Black Comedy, part of a double-bill to open a week-long arts festival at the Votes Memorial Centre Monday. Various forms of live entertainment by local performers are scheduled for the event to cele- brate the golden anniversaiy of the theatre group. B.C. youth remanded School swim session set The program for Grade 4 students in Coun- ty of Letlibridge schools will be provided for the third year this year. About 11 courty elemen- lary schools will be involved in swim classes starting later this month at pools in Leth- biidge, Coaldale and Picture Butte. The I0-lebson is provided free of charge to Grade 4 students as part of the county school physical education program. to May 2 Blitz nets A 16 year old Vancouver youth was remanded Wednes- day to May 23 on charges of possession of a dangerous and break, enter and theft. Bradley David Armstrong pleaded guilty May 8 to a charge of breaking into Uni- ted Motors, 219 3rd Ave. S. A door to door blitz in the city Wednesday raised for the Flowers of Hope campaign m aid of mental health. Some 450 canvassers took part in the one-day bhtz, as part of the total campaign which began during Mental Retardation Week May 13-19 with an objective of Appeal letters and seeds have been mailed to rural communities and some letters sent to businesses in Southern Alberta seeking support for the campaign. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB ITD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 the flRT STUDIO ON FIPTH flVENUE ART GALLERY i ARTISTIC PICTURE FRAMING SINCE 1958 JT7IO-S AVC S H I LCTHftRIDCE-AlTA I HEINO DEEKEN Manager FRACHE'S FLOWER SHOP 322-6th St. S. Ph. 327-5747 Features a Complete Stock of PLANT and GARDENING NEEDS Insect Spray Evergreen Plant Food Root Stimulant Seedless set Plant Foods Rose Spray Hose Menders, etc. -Call us for your needs or Problem Plants1! ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 Great Shower Gift Idea 30 PIECE MELAAAC DINNERWARE In assorted patterns and colors Reg. 16.95 Specie! 1395 Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN UfflRDYftLZETfl Mileage Tires ZETA iM RADIAL ironclad Guarantee 75% MORE HAZARD 20% MORE CAR CONTROL' 12% MORE AND YOU ACTUALLY SAVE MONEY ON GAS. CREDIT PLAN AVAILABLE LETHBRIDGE _ 1621 3rd Ave S. Phone 327-5985 or 327-4705 TABER, ALTA. 6201 50th Phone 223-3441 FESNIE, B C Phone 423-7746 Tire Safes CHARGEX GRADS '73' COLOR PORTRAIT SPECIAL Two 5x7 6.89 Mounted "CAPS AND GOWNS SUPPLIED" 328-0111 A. E. CROSS STUDIO 710 3rd Ave. S. 328-0222 ;