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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, May 19, 1970 Spaceman Armstrong Named To Head Aeronautics Program HOUSTON (AP) The first man on the moon, astronaut Neil Armstrong, has closed the door to his chances for another moon flight, announcing he will take a desk job in Washington. The 39-year-old spaceman who commanded the Apollo 11 moon landing mission becomes head of the National Aeronau- tics and Space Administrations aeronautics program in Wash- ington on July 1. The move takes him out of the astronaut corps, but Arm- strong said Monday he plans to keep his flying skills sharp by flying helicopters, jets and sail planes. As head of the aeronautics program, Armstrong will over- see NASA research into all types of aircraft. The program is scheduled to receive in funds for fiscal year 1971. LITTLE MOUNTIES WIN WITH MUSICAL RIDE Ferguson Photo TABER RODEO QUEEN BESTOWS LOVELY SMH.E ON CROWD Gibb Photo Orchard Entry Judged Most Original Music-Packed, Mile-Long Parade Thrills By ROSS GIBB Herald News Service TABER Mother nature smiled and Taber's population tripled for the 30th annual rodeo parade which attracted more than people under clear skies, a light breeze, and temperature in the low sixties, Town and RCMP, fire fight- Ing equipment, mayors of Taber Coaldale and Leth- bridge, and Douglas Miller and Raymond Speaker, both MLAs, Horse Show Results Page 23 were included in the mile-long parade which' took 40 minutes to pass a given spot. FIVE SCHOOL BANDS Five school bands com- prising over 300 instrumental- ists played. Taber Little Ger- man Band provided martial music. The parade featured the award winning W. R. Myers High School Symphonic Band of 85 pieces. HALE OPTICAL Ripley Dispensing Optician COMPANY LTD 307 St. S. 327-7152 Rodeo Queen Miss Judy Col- lett and contenders Misses Val- erie Hansen and Janet Megyes, with their entourages, along with horsemen and women, chuckwagons and pony char- iots from Medicine Hat thrilled everyone. WINNERS Winners in the Taber Cham- ber of Commerce-sponsored parade were: Non commercial floats: Taber General Hospital, Chris- tian Reformed Church, and Ley Brothers Ranches of Bow a Wells-Fargo floats: John- Island with stagecoach. Commercial son's Taber Drugs, Parkers of Iverson Conducts Band To Victory By ROSS GIBB Herald News Service TABER The Moose Jaw Hotelemen's challenge cup and the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities' Chal- lenge Plaque are now display- ed at W. R. Myers High School here as the result of two ma- jor achievements of the school's 85-p i e c e symphony band at the Kinsmen's Interna- tional Band Festival at Moose Jaw last weekend. Returning to Taber Sunday afternoon, bandmaster1 N. Mil- ton Iverson expressed pleasure on the band's performance and he return to Taber of the two awards won by the band two years ago. They did not partici- >ate in The Hotelmen'3 Trophy and in cash were won In the Class C category for brass and reeds in which the Symphony rated a high 91 points. In the Saskatchewan Munici- palities Section 4, for towns and communities under population and bands over 31 pieces, the Taber bandsmen were rated the best all-round performers, including march- ing. Said Mr. Iverson "We are very pleased to come home with these major awards for the second time, considering the big-league bands parti- cipating among the total of 86 at the festival." Displaying the trophies on their arrival by bus Sunday were Miss J'adine Fong, Mr. Iverson, and the Misses Pame- la Peterson and Reva Platt. Taber, and Pat's Flower Shop. Youth floats: Sixth Taber Troop, Boy Scouts, Taber Ban- tam Elks baseball club, and Alan and Glen Sparks, youthful hippies "going to a love-in." 4-H Club floats: Taber Sew- ette Club, Taber Sugar Beet Club, Taber Beef Club. Antique cars: Ben Carter, Lethbridge (1927 Dale Leffingwell, Model Milk River (1930 Evan Evans, Lethbridge (1937 Decorated cars, one entry: W. R. Myers High School Sym- phonic Band carrying trophies. Decorated Bicycles: Barry Rogers, Barnwell, Barbara Reism, Taber, and Cheryl Bon- Law- with ette, Taber. Most original entry: rence Orchard, Vulcan motorized buggy. RCMP MUSICAL Junior Special: RCMP musi- cal ride with Vanessa and Tim Harrison, David Schwass and David Michle all of Leth- bridge; Wild West with Debbie Braun and Laurelei Braun; Kim MacMurchy and Emma Goerzen. Senior cowboys: Elmer Jen- sen, Bamwell; Ray LaHose, LeHibridge; Clint Lamb. Senior Cowgirls: Edna La- Rose, Lethbridge; Dixie Grey, Lethbridge; Karen Schmidt Taber. Junior Cowboys: John Kar- ras, Kevin Jensen, Jim La- Rose, Lethbridge. Junior Cowgirls: Valerie La- Rose, Lethbridge, Karen Schmidt, Bonna Schmidt. FAMILY GROUP Family group, mounted: Jack Schmidt, Taber; Hay La- Rose, Lethbridge; Bill Poole. Shetland Pony: John LaHose, Jim LaRose both Lethbridge, Brian Fehr. Glamour class: Cliff Peter- son Lethbridge; Mrs. Edna LaRose, Lethbridge, Charlene Karras. Bottle Litter Attacked By Jaycees GRANDE PRAIRIE (CP) Alberta Jaycees Monday asked the provincial government to make non-returnable beer and soft drink containers illegal. The resolution was approved at the Jaycees' annual conven- tion, attended by 180 delegates. The Jaycees said non-return- able bottles account for 25 per cent of the soft drink market in western Canada and were a litter problem, safety hazard and uneconomical. He will succeed Charles W. Harper who is being reassigned lo assist Dr. Wernhef von Braun in planning future manned space flights. Armstrong was at the controls when the Apollo 11 lunar mod- ule landed on tile moon's Sea of Tranquillity last July. During the early morning hours of July ARMSTRONG 20, he walked down a ladder and became the .first man to step on the lunar surface. and astronaut Edwin Ald- rin walked on the moon for al- most three hours while Michael Collins orbited overhead In tht command module. Armstrong's exit leaves only Aldrin of the Apollo 11 crew still in the astronaut corps. Collins left last year to become assist- ant secretary of state for public affairs in Washington. WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT Young Progressives Urge CLC Reforms By ROSEMARY SPEIRS EDMONTON (CP) Th. youthful reform caucus within the Canadian Labor Congres found some muscle Monda it wasn't clear 'ho1 much was padding. About 200 of the dele- gates attending the week-Ion 2LC convenion here turned ou at the first public meeting o ;he caucus for a lively discus stai of the young unionists Majestic Worsteds by Society Brand You are assured a touch of dis- tinction and an air of Internatlon- e! elegance as soon as you put orr a MAJESTIC WORSTED by Soci- ety Brand. The meticulous tailoring for which Society Brand is famous '3 Is applied to the world's finest wor- sleds. The result... a suit that will be the hit of your wardrobe. Try ona now. The DIFFERENCE Is Fashion men's UJERR eight-point program aimed a making the CLC a more pro gressive labor body. Earlier in the day, caucus members had said that if the) attracetd this big an audience i would prove there is widespreac discontent within the CLC are strong backing for their demand for immediate action on Can ada's social problems. But at least 20 of those attend ing the meeting were journalists .vert far from and several friendly: Jim Chepswlck of the Toronto Local 79 of the Canadian Union cf Public Employees said he wonders whether the reform caucus is really a selfless group of trade unionists or whether they are just preaching reform to promote their own leadership aspirations. CRITICIZES PROGRAM Harold Thayer, education director of the International As- sociation of Machinists, termed much of the program put for- ward by the caucus ''sheer non- sense." "We're already doing a good tob in the he said. "It is not necessary to set yourselves up as separate to the CLC lead- ership. What you are asking is nothing new. We already have However, most of the dele- fates didn't seem to agree with fir. Thayer. He sat down to shouts of "get out you fink." Andre Boeherman, a reform caucus member and a repre- sentative of the CUPE Local 000 in Toronto, said: ''The labor movement has ome money, some know-how nd many people skilled in tech- he argued. "What we vant to see is for the movement take co-ordinated action on some of our biggest social prob- lems.' The caucus was established about six months ago by a group of younger unionists led by Jolm Fryer, general secre- tary of the B.C. Government Employees' Association. Its 30 core members complain that the CLC habitually issues fine statements on social problems but does little to implement this verbal policy. The caucus program, distribu- ted to Monday's opening session of_ the convention, calls for guidelines on autonomy for the Canadian sections in U.S.-based unions, immediate establish- ment of CLC organizing teams to help the poor and native peo- ple and a more democratic sys- tem of plant management. ABOVE IQ.flft ZEROAT1Z'UUA'OON SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET Lethbridge 64 40 Medicine Hat 61 45 Edmonton...... 59 42 Calgary......... 60 32 Pincher Creek 62 35 Peace River 52. 35 Rocky Mt. House 58 36 Banff........... 58 Penticton....... 70 Victoria 63 Prince George 55 Vancouver 60 Prince Albert 55 Saskatoon 56 Swift Current Moose Jaw Regina Winnipeg Thunder Bay Toronto Ottawa........ 67 Montreal ALbertans Die In. B.C. Mishap GOLDEN, B.C. (CP) Jack Ryan Schmidt, 19, and Robert Brian Gable, 20, both of Ed- monton, were killed when a sports car crashed off the high- way near here. Police said Gable was killed n the crash and Schmidt died ater in Hospital. Golden is 110 miles west of Calgary. WOULD TRADE CHILD TURIN, Italy (Reuters) A 6-year-old Sicilian has offered o give his nine-month-old son, 'oungest of his seven children, o a childless couple in exchange or a decent apartment. He made the offer to Turin women wlice, saying his family was ving in difficult conditions on n old farm outside the city. Suebec......... 65 fredericton Charlottetown St. Johns. Nfld. Chicago New York.......66 Los Angeles.....80 59 Miami..........81 76 SYNOPSIS Tnundershowers are forecast to develop in the 29 43 43 35 43 25 31 33 35 35 27 43 48 46 45 40 56 50 60 55 62 48 80 66 52 59 58 59 58 69 85 67 63 0 regions today and some shaver activity is expected to persist in all northern regions through Wednesday. Central regions will remain mainly sunny' with widely icat. tered shower activity through- out today and Wednesday. A series of upper air distur- bances moving in from the southwest win give variable cloud conditions to the south- ern regions. Most regions will experience a warming trend today but temperatures are expected to become slightly cooler again on Wednesday. FORECASTS Lethbridge, Medicine Hat- Sunny with cloudy intervals today. Variable cloudiness a n d a little cooler Wednes- day. Winds light southeast to- day becoming N15 Wednes- day. Low-high Letliliridge 40- 60, Medicine Hat 45-65. Kootenay, Columbia Sunny with a few afternoon cloudy periods today and Wednesday. Isolated showers near the, mountains today. Winds liglit except reaching north 15 in the main valleys. Low tonight and high Wednesday at Casticgar, 38 and 70; Cranbrook, 32 and Owatonna 95 High Capacity POWER MIXER MILL air fold hammtrt High capacity variable spctd control en drag fotdtr See Us Today For All Ydur MIXING REQUIREMENTS GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COU1TS HIGHWAY PH. 327-3 T6S OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA DOWNTOWN ON FIFTH STREET SOUTH FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 309 7th St. S. Phont, 328-5541 Branches at Calgary, Fed Deer, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Utlibndjs, Hal, Montreal ____MmtMT of Deposit Corporation____ An highways In Leth- mdge district we bare In good driving condition. Highway 1 Trans Canada Highway. Calgary to Banff Is mostly bare and in good con- dition. Banff to Bevelstoke is bare and in good condition. are advised to watch for fallen rock. The Banff-Radium and Banff-Jasper highways are bare and in good condition. Creston Salmo highway is bare and in good condition. Mo- torists are asked to watch for fallen rock, deer and caribou. Snow tires or chains are no longer required when travelling hi any mountain area. There is a 75 per cent restric- tion on the following highways: Highway 3 Medi- cine Hat; Highway 5 Ma- grath to Cardstoii; Highway 61 from the junction of Highway 4 to Foremost and one south of Foremost to Manyber- ries; Highway 62 Magrath to Del Bonita. Effective 7 a.m. April 29 there was a 75 per cent loading restriction im- posed on Highway 23 from junction of Highway 3 to Barons. PORTS OP ENTRY (Opening and Closing Cnutts, 24 hours; Carway 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MST, Chief Mountain May 18 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Del Bonila 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Roose- ville, B.C. II a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kuigsgate, B.C., 24 hours) PorthiU- to midnight! Lotto tut, eloMd, ;