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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta STUDENT-TEACHER FLIGHT 61 DAYS JULY 4th Sept. 3rd CALGARY LONDON plus Insurance Book June 4th ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The LetHbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, May 18, 1973 PAGES 15-26 LETHBRIDGE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. lower 7th Strett Shopping Mgll Uthbridgc, Alberta Phone (403) 328-7411 FILING Calgary survey eyed Many local dogs still licenceless The unlicensed pooch in Calgary has become the ob- ject of a door-to-door survey which has caught the atten- tion of city licensing officials here. They're not proposing to emulate their Calgary kin, at least not at the moment, but you might say they've more than a passing interest in the Calgary experiment. Four students have been hired there and began work this week on no less a task than checking every touse and apartment in the city in an effort to collar an esti- mated to dogs whose owners have neglected to buy the required tag. Citizens found harboring an unlicensed Rex, Rover, Fido or Lassie will be given five days to pay the fee or face a court summons, says Cal- gary deputy licensing inspec- tor George Hooper. Lethbridge licence inspect- or Wally Leishmam said Thursday while some dogs in the city have been li- censed there's likely still a large number still without their tags. "Some people seem to be- lieve if they keep their dog indoors they don't need a li- he said. "That's just net so." The city's bylaw requires that every dog over six months old have a licence. The only exception is seeing- eye dogs for the blind, whfch still ought to be registered in case they ever are picked up by the pound, but for which no fee is charged. In the long run, said Mr. Irishman, it's much wiser to buy a licence because if your dog is picked up without one, you'll have to pay for the licence, to get it out of the pound and a fine. Two local men arrested on car-stealing charge Two Lethbridge men have been arrested in connection with the theft of an automo- bile in the city early today. Civic centre sports field restricted Use of the Civic Sports Cen- tre field will be restricted irom now until the end of June during the school track meet season. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 AIR CONDITION NOW with the ROUND ONE by Carrier, ALCON REFRIGERATION LTD. FURNACES, SHEET METAL and HEATING, AIR CONDITIONING 2214 43 St. S. Ph. 327-5816 Richard Thomas Logan, 20, 212 llth St. S., and Gary Steven Grant, 18, of the same address, were charged with the theft of a car owned by Dean Harker, 1003 13th Ave. S. Police recovered the car a short time after its reported disappearance at a.m. it A 10 year old Leth- bridge boy is in satisfactory c o n d i tion in St. Michael's hospital today following a bi- cycle-truck collision Thurs- day. Norman George Druhan, 620 30th St. S., was riding his bicycle when he was in colli- sion with a truck driven by Davius Span, 24, of Barnwell, at the intersection of 10th Street and 20th Avenue S. W f People caught shooting in- sulators off high-tension pow- er lines in the river valley will be prosecuted if caught, city police warned today. Police have patrolled the valley on horseback in past years to control a similar sit- uation and are considering using the horse patrol in the area again this year. AKROYD'S PLUMBING, HEATING AND GASFITTING 24-HOUR SERVICE WORK New Installations Phone 328-2106 Special rates for Sr. Citizens CANADA'S FINEST COLD FUR STORAGE Call 327-4348 for Rapid Pick-up CANADIAN FURRIERS Paramount Theatre Building FAMILY DAY SUNDAY BRUNCH-10a.m. to 2 p.m. Live Dinner Music from 6 to 8 p.m. (SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MENU) THE FOOD IS EXCELLENT THE SERVICE IS GREAT M THE OLD of wtrrnm family testaulatit That one's unusual' Junior stamp buffs, Arlene tinton, 1792 21st St. S. (left) and Diane Sokalsky, 1907 17th St. S., discuss historic and international stamps on display until Saturday eve- ning at College Mall. The Lethbridge Philatelic Society, which set up the display, learned at its recent annual meetng that a special wicket is to be set up in the city post office in about six months at which stamp collectors may order back issues of Canadian postage. Cottony white specks Spraying stops spruce gall aphid If white cotton-like specks appear on the needles of spruce trees, spraying should be started immediately to combat aphids, according to the local district agricultur- ist. Murray McLelland, district agriculturist for the 'County of Lethbridge and Warner, said spraying can control the spruce gall aphid. The white specks represent tiie egg stage of the aphid life cycle, usually on the growing tips of spruce treas. Although the aphid is quite prevalent in the County of Lethbridge, they don't cause serious injury to the trees unless infestation is very heavy. The brown lips caused by the gall, the overwintering host for the aphid, is unsight- ly and is of greatest concern to gardeners. Spray control isn't easy as the aphids must be outside the gall to be effective. The aphids must be sprayed while outside the gall, a time linked closely with the first leafing of poplar trees in the spring. In any spraying should be started es soon as the white cottony specks on the needles are noticed. Malathion at 50 per cent einulsifiable concentrate at a rate of one ounca per gallon of water, repeated nine to 22 days later, is best. The temp- erature should be above CO degrees during the summer for spraying. If only a few galls are pre- sent and the tree isn't too large, control can be obtained by picking the galls off and destroying itfem. while the aphids are still inside. This is probably best dona during July, according to Mr. McLelland. Another problem for many Lethbridge homeowners is the gall mite on poplar trees. This unsightly problem begins usually about the time of new life in tte plants, including trees and shrubs. The gall, which appears to be brown barnacles on the branches, is caused by an in- sect or mite feeding on the plant tissue. The growth of the gall varies from tiny growths on leaf surfaces to large growths on tree trunks and branches. Maha Mahadeva, pomolo- gist at the Alberta Horticul- tural Research Center at Brooks, reports that there is no insecticide that can ef- fectively control the gall mite en poplar trees. He says if a few young poplar trees are affected in a yard, the affected branch- es should be removed by pruning. Older trees seem to come out of the problem in time al- though the tree will be unsight- ly until it recovers. 6th convocation Saturday E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 Degrees in education, arts and science will be present- ed to 253 students Saturday at the sixth convocation cere- mony of the University of Lethbridge. Dr. James Oshiro, univer- sity chancellor, will preside at the 2 p.m. ceremony and will present honorary doctorate of law degrees to Canadian au- thor Farley Mowat and South- ern Alberta historian James Cousins. Guest speaker at the convo- cation will be Dr. Walter Johns, former president of the University of Alberta. Five of the 253 graduates will receive the university's 'highest scholastic standing, graduation with great distinc- tion. They are: Catherine Blez- ard, Lethbridge, bachelor of arts; Peter Fitzgerald, Blair- more, bachelor of education; Ian Fry, Warburg, bachelor of education; Ken Runge, Lethbridge, bachelor of arts; and Janette Sheets, Picture Butte, bachelor of education. Fourteen students will grad- uate with distinction. Six of those in education are: Keith Ashton, Medicine Hat; Susan Dsering, Lethbridge; Sandra Forbes, Blairmore; Brian Lloyd, Lellhbridge; Dorothy McLeod, Lethbridge; and Dwayne Skoye, Warburg. The eight graduating with distinction in arts and science are: John Bell, Stirling; Rob- ert Best, Lethbridge; Bohu- mir Fiala, Lethbridge; Caro- lyn Cunningham, Lethbridge; Janice Helland, Lethbridge; Geoff Tagg, Foremost; Bar bsra Watson, Bow Island: and Joanne Pritchard, Lethbridge. t Kill" 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, Alfa. 327.1571 Or the "OLIVER DEALER" nearest you BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. Certified Dental Mechanic JCLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. lower Level PHONE 327-2822 County halves maintenance rate for Keho The County of Lethbndge council voted Thursday to cut the maintenance charges for the Keho Lake Golf Club al- most in half after they were approached by a delegation from the club. Council had sent the club a statement saying the charges for 1972 for a man and a trac- tor to maintain the fairways was based on the rate of per hour for the com- bined cost of the man's wages and the machine us- age. Gordon Luchia and Glen Peters, representing the golf club, said no formal agree- ment has been made on the rate the county charges for labor. Coun. Tomasta sug- gested the council should not charge the golf club for the use of the machine but only for the wages of the opera- tor. Council agreed to charge only for labor at the going government rate which for 1972 was per hour. Maintenance charges were estimated at The county is also paying for cutting the rough on the golf course. In other council business Thursday: Proposed planning r e s- olutions adopted in principle at the April 19th meeting dealing with development control were approved. The County agreed t o take over the Coalhurst wa- terworks providing the pro- posed Coalhurst water and sewage bylaw is passed. An application from Marshall Auto Wreckers to establish a retail outlet in the county was accepted. Manager Bob Madill re- ported on meeting with the city regarding dog control in the county. He said the city recommended that if the county wants to use the ser- vices of the city dog catch- er they would have to con- sult him. Mr. Madill told council Glen Anderson, city dog catcher, had said if the county really wants strict control it should implement the City of Lethbridge dog bylaw. The manager pointed out that the city bylaw differs somewhat from the dog by- law the county had been con- sidering. Council discussed using only the portion of the city bylaw which refers to the fines for unlicensed dogs. The discussion was tabled. Robber jailed one year A Cardston man was sen- tenced to one year in jail and a 16 year old Taber youth was given an 18-month sus- pended sentence when they faced break, enter, and theft charges in provincial court Thursday. James Across The Moun- tain, 24, pleaded guilty to two break, enter, and theft charges in court Thursday and had pleaded guilty to a similar charge May 15. Arnold Benjamin Bird pleaded guilty to a May 15 charge for the break, enter and theft of the Borne and Pitfield Foods Ltd. store on Scenic Drive. Mr. Across The Mountain was arrested following the break-in of the same store and was also charged with twice breaking into a house at 834 6th St. S. INSURANCE HOME-BUSINESS-FARM AUTO and LIFE WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY See us soon fOKSTffl AGENCY 706 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-2793 Campers Now in stock with auto- matic transmission. 3 mod- els to choose from. Sleeps up to 4. See the PORSCHE 914 on display! RAEWOOD MOTORS LTD. VOLKSWAGEN PORSCHE AUDI Sales 328-4539 Ave. end 14th St. S. PHARMACY FACTS FROM O. C. STUBBS Here's an opportunity to do yourself a favor, and one thai can be important to you and ysur family. Will you please "poison-procf" your home to- day? Please keep a n y poisonous substances of any kind in their original contain- ers. Don't trans- fer them to un- labeled bottles or cans. Please act- ually destroy medicines when you've finished with their use, so that your children or pets can't poison themselves. And one more you give any brightly-colored or tempt- ingly flavoured medicine to your children PLEASE BE SURE to tell them it is "medicine" don't act as though it's "can- Please protect your fam- ily. Today! When you bring your pre- scriptions to us here at 1506- 9th Ave. S. (Stubbs Pharmacy, of you can always be sure you'll have a comfortable place to sit while you're wait- ing. Open daily a.m. to p.m. Sundays and Holidays 12 to p.m. For Fun in the Sun This Holiday Weekend Lovely Sandals We Carry A Complete Selection Of RUNNERS For The Entirt Family! FOR REAL SOLID COMFORT MEN'S HUSH PUPPIES ara a must In suedes and leathers. All sizes for men. Open Friday Til 9 p.m. Another Great Shower Gift Suggestion NEW COMPATIBLES PYREX 4-PIECE BOWL SETS In the very latest paste! colors and designs. Regular 8.95 Hoyt's Special Price, Only Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN by "EMPRESS" Exactly os shown in Beige Glove, Red, Navy, or Black Crinkle Patent. AAA, AA and B widths. Sizes to 9. Arpeggios Sandals Lovely strip sandals corted from Italy, No. 1 in style. In White, Black, or Bone. "Corie" by AIR STEP In White or Black Wet Look crinkle patent. This fabu- lous air step style is a per- ennial favorite. 403 5th Street S. Shoes ;