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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD May 1974 Centennial Air Show attracts crowd of Some jump From feet 30-PIECE MELAMINE DINNERWARE 3 colorful patterns to choose from ONLY 15 95 Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Even jn the age of Apollo and an air show is guaranteed to draw a crowd and the Lethbndge-Fort Macleod Centennial Air Show Sunday was no exception The parking area at the Fort Macleod Airport was the space along crowd barrier was jammed three and the public address system announced the roundup of offspring who had strayed their parents More than people attended They weren't disappointed Five members of the Calgary Parachute Club jumped from a British Army Beaver aircraft at feet and landed right on target in front of the crowd Stars of the show were the British who demonstrated military reconnaissance and anti-tank helicopters They hovered a few feet above the ground They climbed vertically on their rotors They turned on a dime at the top of a steep climb The anti-tank chopper zipped past the audience in a high-speed low-level run and turned underneath its rotor to escape in the direction from which it came A Time Air Twin Otter made a high-speed and a low- speed pass over the runway It almost crawled past on the low speed flypast with flaps fully extended A fire started in the middle of the airfield was doused by a crop-spraying biplane assuming the role of a fire- fighter and emptying its water tank all at once No air show would be complete without aerobatics It was the making of the day to see the sunlight flashing from the wings of an open- cockpit biplane as it rolled over at the top of a loop The crowd enjoyed itself People bought tickets on a draw for a flying which was won by H H Morgan of Lethbridge They consumed concession stand and they swarmed over the RCMP Twin Otter on display on the tarmac The show honored the PCMP centennial Band's hotel room damaged No charges were laid against members of the English Savoy after police investigated extensive damage to their accommodation at the Holiday Inn Monday Damage to two several a picture and a glass door that had a table top thrown through it estimated at was paid for by the band and as a result no charges were laid ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz BMg 222 5th St S Phone 328-4095 THE AUCTION 2508 2 Ave. N. Lethbridge BLOCK License No. 077855 Regular Tuesday Evening May 1974 p.m. Highlighting this week's we have- radial arm DeWalt Induatrlal heavy duty saw Shop Smith model 10 ER combination lathe and saw Seely In Herculon fabric Small contemporary glass front china cabinet Like new Aluminum Camperette to fit any model Ford or Chev. truck. 1969 Suiukl 250cc X6 motor bike 1962 Pontlac 4 door Laurentlan 6 cylinder automatic DATES TO May 23rd p.m. we are pleased to repeat a furniture sale of quality Items. June 1st 11 a.m. Antique and Bygone Sale. Catalogues available on request. Phone 327-1222 for further John Berezav. Auctioneer Uc. No. 067448 Open cockpit biplane in low-altitude flypast Moe Martin entertained with aerobatics in his Pitt's Special' Calgary horse tops weekend show at Taber City youth injured in auto accident TABER Ja Bar a quarter horse mare owned by Mrs Mary Barwash and shown by Roger both of was the high point winner at Taber 8's annual horse show held here Saturday She placed first in her first in the senior reining second in the senior trail horse third in the senior western pleasure class and sixth in the senior hunt seat pleasure class American Quarter Horse Association trophies were awarded by judge Jack Nivens of in the championship and local donors provided trophies in the other events Show winners were Grand champion stallion Skippa Silent owned by Shirley Gallup of Sask reserve champion stallion Super Steel owned by Alf and Marion Lourance of Carbon Grand champion gelding Peppvtone also owned by Shirley reserve champion gelding Eff Four Bux owned by Margy and David Purnell of Edmonton Grand champion mare Jag On owned by Laura Custer of Great Mont reserve champion mare Jag On's owned by Dr Jim Chipman of Taber Class winners were stallions 1973 Jag on owned by Robert and Verda 1972 Super Steel owned by Alf and Mane 1971 Sluppa Silent Bar owned by Shirley and 1970 and older Steel Bars owned by Grant McLeod Geldings 1973 Bikini owned by Horse Shoe Bar 1972 Howdy owned by Merv 1971 owned by Shirley 1970 and older Eff Four owned by Margy and David Purnell Filhes 1973 Mia Jag owned by Robert and Verda 1972 Jag On's owned by Dr Jim 1971 Jag On owned by Laura and mares 1970 and older Ja Bar owned by Mary Burwash Performance classes winners were Junior reining Bonanza's owned by Jerome and Ludwma senior reining Ja Bar owned by Mary junior western riding Sammy owned by Elaine senior western riding Miss owned by G W Golden Junior trail horse Jag On owned by Laura Custer senior trail horse 5F Sweet owned by Theresa barrel all ages Seco's owned by Lynn Junior hunt seat English Jag On owned by Laura senior hunt seat pleasure 5F Sweet owned by Theresa junior western pleasure Jag On owned by Laura and senior western pleasure 5F Sweet owned by Theresa Custer Wet weather preceding the show reduced the 500 indicated entries to the show to about many exhibitors being unable to make the trip to Taber because of snow Didn't spill a drop Tank trucker Nicholas Ehuk of Calgary was not in- jured when his Richardson Transport Ltd. unit tipped on a corner near Highway 5 at Cardston on the weekend The tank was not ruptured and not a drop of anhydrous amonia was spilled Two tow trucks from Lethbridge righted the tanker. ready to serve -BUTTERED ROLLS PARTY BARRELS i PERFECT FOR GATHERINGS SVEN ERICKSENS iFOOD AND PASTRY 3rd AVI. S. Ptioni 328-8161 Drive MOM 328-7756 An 18-year-old Lethbridge man was kept in Municipal Hospital Monday morning for observation after the vehicle in which he was a passenger went out of control and overturned on North Parkside Drive Ted 629 13th St S was passenger in a vehicle driven by Kelly John of 2015 12th Ave S Mr Kimmitt was charged with driving without due care and attention Police say Mr Kimmitt Seeding in north very slow Delayed seeding operations due to wet field conditions isn't bothering Southern Alberta farmers yet but it has farmers in central and northern parts of the province m difficulty Continued wet conditions has delayed seeding operations north of Calgary to such an extent farmers are going to have to plant crops which mature said Sherry Clark regional director for the Alberta department of agriculture Other such as farmers still waiting to harvest crops .planted in are adding to the said Mr Clark Because of the shift to earlier maturing such as oats and there is a definite seed shortage problem cropping up in the central and northern areas Mr Clark said there is no problem in the South yet Farmers have been able to plant about half of their crops in Southern Alberta to date Because the region traditionally doesn't get large amounts of Southern Alberta farmers should be able to continue to seed crops as said Mr Clark Power decision delayed It will be another month before the Energy Resources Conservation Board makes a decision on an application by Calgary Power to build a high voltage power line through the Crowsnest Pass Ken a thermal projects engineer with the said Thursday from Calgary a decision will probably be handed down within the month Calgary Power applied last year to construct a 240 kilo volt line through the most populated areas of the to connect with the B C Hydro system at Phillips north of Highway 3 on the provincial boundary Certified Mechanic CLIFF BLACK DENTAL LAB MEMCMJBITALIID6. Lewer Level U7-M22 Above All In many areas of public lite today there has been a rather obvious attempt to cover up deficiencies in personal service by greater at tendon to a euphoric atmosphere Certainly a tranquil and tasteful atmosphere in which friends and relatives can honor their departed loved ones with dignity is an essen- tial background to the funeral ser ice But more significant are tht. dedicated but unobtrusive efforts of a genuinely concerned staff labor- ing to soften the effects of the cruel blow of bereavement This is people helping people in the real meaning of the phrase SALMON 327 lOlh STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-2802 Established 1927 FUNERHLHOME LTD. ALBERTA rounded a corner at a high rate of speed before his car overturned Damage to Mr Kimmitt's car was In another Henry of 3425 20th Ave S broke one of his false teeth when his car hit a deep hole in the road Police say the street had apparently caved in due to ram There was no damage to Mr Firman's car Three people were slightly injured Sunday when a car driven by Rudy Herbert Peters of 714 llth St S was in collision with a parked car owned by Paul 1240 9th Ave N The accident occurred at 1240 9th Ave N and there was damage The injuries required no hospital treatment In another accident Frank John Van Nistelrooy of Iron Springs was charged with having a blood alcohol level of more than 08 per cent after his car was in collision with a car driven by Raymond of Box 812 Lethbridge Mr his wife Edna and his daughter Sandra were treated for injuries at St Michael's Hospital and released There was no damage in the accident which occurred at 13th Street and 3rd Avenue South Jaycees name officers The Lethbridge Jaycees have elected Barry Mathews to replace Harold Love as president for 1974-75 Also elected to positions were Bent first vice president and Barry second vice president Tourist huts The tourist information huts at the brewery gardens and on Mayor Magrath Drive were to open today for the season Clearing skies forecast The umbrella weather is expected to end today with sunny conditions and temperatures near 70 forecast for the next few days. The Lethbridge weather office predicts skies will clear this afternoon with temperatures reaching 55 to 60 degrees The low tonight is expected near 35 degrees The latest which started May 16 and ended May dumped 1 24 inches of rain on Southern Alberta This brought the total rainfall for 1974 to 5 29 2 55 inches above normal In comparison with drought conditions in the South in the total to date is 3 67 inches of precipitation more than fell in the same period last year The Lethbridge weather office also released the monthly meteorological summary for April which showed an average high temperature of 56 7 degrees The average low temperature hovered just above freezing at 32 7 degrees April was relatively free of wind The average speed was 10 9 miles per hour with a high of 20 7 miles per hour recorded April 7 and 26 Wind was recorded on all days Snow fell on six days in April with ram on 11 Federal SC meeting Wednesday Officers for the Lethbridge Federal Social Credit Constituency Association will be elected Wednesday at 8 p rn in Room 1 at the Civic Sports Centre Association president Halvor Holt of Lethbridge said the prevailing social and economic conditions in Canada will be discussed Ralph Cameron of Red Deer president of the Alberta branch of the Social Credit Party of Canada is the special speaker This meeting is not a nomination convention for the July 8 federal election said Mr Holt Candidates for the federal election will be elected at a later date FOX DENTURE CLINIC Est 1922 PHONE 327-6565 E 8. P COM FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. BERGMAN'S Floor Coverings SALES AND INSTALLATIONS By DON BERGMAN Open Thursday Evening till 9pm PHONE 328-0372 2716 12th Ave. S LETHBRIDGE REFRIGERATION LTD. Commercial Refrigeration Specialists WALK-IN FREEZERS MAKERS 111 11th StrMt South Phone 328-4333 OUR LEGACY FROM THE MEDICINE MAN Who would ever think of entering today's streamlined pharmacy that many of the medicines available had their early begin- nings with the medicine man Of they have undergone many changes and refinements In early days Indians chewed on roots of certain plants in order to extract a This later evolved to a technique of cooking the roots for hours and then boiling down the resultant liquid Thousands of years have passed since these earliest processes were begun Our contemporary drugs may bear little resemblance to their crude ancestors But many of the basic chemical substances do date back to the medicine man GEORGE and ROD SAY. Alimony is like making the payments on your car after it's been wrecked DRAFFIN'S DISPENSARY AND DOWNTOWN FREE CITY WIDE DELIVERY GEORGE Ml Ave. 32S-B133 RODNEY 401 5th SI. S. Free Delivery Cell 327-3M4 ;