Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
TUESDAY, MAY Near Inch Rain Falls In South Alta. spring: nought was broken Tuesday morning when rain began falling in the earlv hours and con- tinued throughout most of the morning. The was gen- eral from Taber -west, with showers in the southeast. At Lethbridge airport .72 inch of rain was recorded up to noon, but at the Experimental Farm the measurement was In most areas between Lethbridse and the mountains the rains were heavy, and should join up with subsoil moisture. Coming in the nick of time to save crops which had been cut off by drift- inr soil and frost, the rain was the real "million dollar" variety. "brecast from the Edmonton forecasting centre 3s lor continuous rasas or showers over most oJ toe province tonight and Wednesday, wiih southeastern Alberta and the Edmonion district getting moisture much needed in both areas. Local forecasters thought rains here would continue intermittently. A storm centre situated laO miles south of Swift Current is intensify- ing this morning and is expected to THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEVEN Random CHRIS line" through Jjethbridge and Lesser Slave Lake cool moist Pacific air is, slowly pushing on to the prairies. MOISTURE DEFICIENCY Farmers and ranchers were hop- ing thai the rainfall would breafc the drought which has persisted through a verv cold and windy April and May. Up to Monday night the rain for the two months had amounted to only one inch _as sgainst a normal "April-May rain- fall of 35 inches, leaving a de- ficiency of 2-5 niches to be made up in "ihe rest of Slay and the jrionth of June if normal crops are to be harvested next falL The gen- eral opinion is that, though the eraln and other crops nave made a relatively poor showing to date, no real carnage has been done which cannot be repaired by good general rains throughout June and thai, a better than average crop could be harvested if average nuniail pre- vails daring June and July. SOME HEADINGS Here are some rainfall readings up to 9 o'clock Tuesday morning, following which, heavy showers recorded in many districts: Magrath, .63; Raymond, 24; .46; Cardston. :5; Coal- dale, 22l East Lethbridge, .22; Puacher Creek, 2S; Poreaiost. .15; Manyberries, 3; Bow Island. .09; Retlaw. a shower. Medicine Hat had also reported a shower. The heaviest rams were reported along the foothill fringe in the early morning hours but. it appear- ed to be spreading north and east across ihe praine country where it is most needed. Southeastern range grasses were very badly in nsed of a downpour. CJJt. KEPORT Rain was general over the Letn- bridKe railway division as far east Cowley. Brocket reported approxi- mately 25 inch of ram with .5 measured at Ganum. Nanton and Parkland. Vulcan received 25 inch or precipitation- Raymond. Ma- Spring Coulee, Warner and -------1 hours on the TTS not to our li I Well strikias" Is the motto of post-war life. And we quite ignore lessoa of war That noUiing is gained by strils. be ol great benefit to all grains, grasses and gardens. CAKMANGAY GETS IT Car- mangay farmers were greatly cheer- ed by Tuesday morning's half inch of raia. At "noon ihe rain had stopned but the sky -was still over- clouded. Tsie rain came in the nick of time. LCXDBRECK SMILES LUND3RSCK heavy BOTH STORES OPEN WEDNESDAY UNTIL P.M. McCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331-5th St. S. 414-13th St. X. Phone 2205 Phone 3445 Taber Under The Bridge TO MAYO CUMC Harvey Gowin left for Mayo Bros, clinic ai Rochester, recently. He will an operation at. the clinic. Weather MEETS ENGINEERS James Ward, general 'chairman of the Canadian Brotherhood of Engi- neers, met local members at the hotel Monday afternoon new manning regulations ef- fective June 9 were discussed. WRONG NAME GIVEN In Monday's police court new the Herald stated that Philip Harris had pleaded not guilty and been re- manded on a charge of assaultin? sixnver was received in Lundbreck S Mrs. Stella Warzer. Tnis should and north of here on Sunday, but! have read "of assaulting Montreal Toronto Winnipeg Regina Moose Jaw Saskatoon Prince Albert Swift Current Medicine Hat Lethbridge Caigary Edmonion Vancouver Victoria 52 11 85 85 S3 84 15 SS SO 71 77 SO 62 49 63 5S 55 56 43 53 53 52 50 55 47 30 Talk Packing Plant Wed. Robert I 10 south of to-A-n only a very light shower fell. On Monday it was raining almost all dav. The crops are all in good shape and very little damage was done by soil drifting. It was getting dry so the rain is berta just whar was needed. Pasture is very good. HEAVY AT HIGH RIVER HIGH Rain fell heavily during the night and is con- tinuing lightly Tuesday forenoon Wurzer." a sen of Mrs. Stella Wur- Establishment of co-opera'.iTC t meat packing plants !s to be thor-1 oughly discussed here Wednesday evening when C. G. Ranndell ot .17 j Washington. D.C.. who is in charge of the livestock and wool secnoa of Ihe United States farm credit ad- -011 ministration, saeaks to an .06 meeting of farmers and others in Southrainster church halL Tbe meeting will start as S o'clock. .18 Once a rancher aad associated -01 -Kith the livestock industry for many Forecasts-Overcast with coniin-! years and more recently also with ucus rain becoming intermittent to- the co-cperatrre snovesaer.t. Mr. i morrow afternoon .Northwest winds RanndeH here at the request increasing to 25 this af- of the Lesabndge Co-operauvc HOLD EDUCATIOlf CONFERENCE Hon. C. K Gerhart. mlnte- of BEunicinal affairs and Hon.R.E.Ansley, minisUst of education, conferrea Tuesday afternoon with representa- tives of Lethisridge and Tab- er divisional boards in as- sociation with members of municipal boards affected, regarding reooEsSruction of these diYlsioES to bring Potato Growers Given Warning Watch Effects Of Weed Killer zer, a tenant in Mr. Harris' home. BIG BEXD ROAD OPEN The Southern branch of the Al- Eotor.Association with oSice in the Sherlock building is in re- ceipt of advice from the superin- tendent of Banff National Park to the e3ect that the Big Bend high- temoon wiifc gusts to 35 decrease Packers to the co-operarjve, o 15 Wednesda evenin. Lo-s: to- on -matters w.-Jch must be consul- cave bringing much needed moisture to hignway will ope thp district. Toasosl has been very j traffic on Juae 1- Local agents for HART- FORD Livestock Insurance Bowman Agency Insurance Real Estate Loaus beginning late this morning with snowers being re- ported at HEAVY AT MAGKATU iHKS) Magrath had its first heavy rain of the sea- son Tuesday morning when .63 pre- t cipitatiors was recorded up to 8: o'clock and it. was still raining hard j at. The rain will be a big j help to all croos but especially the winter wheat, which was badly in need of it to get ahead of the stinkweed. i WHX. HELP BEETS (HNS) A heavy ram was falling Tuesday morning. .24 measured at 8 o'clock and still raining. Beet farmers, who are in the middle of thinning are jubilant as it will greatly help the stand, especiall'." of the re-seeded beets. The rain was badly needed and farmers hope it is the break in the drought they have been hop- ing for. Half an inch had fallen up to 9 and it was still rain- ing. _ PINCHEB WET FINCKER CREEK. (HNS) Pincher Creek has had 2.04 inches of rain in May to date, along with tvto inches 01 heavy wet snow the first of the month which was not reckoned'in. the total. Grains, pas- tures and hav meadows could not i look better. Rainfall last night was -29 and it was still raining. A j I heaw shower fell Monday. HALF INCH AT CARDSTON (HNS) district farmers were rejoicing over an inch of rainfall this morn- ing, and it was still drizzling. Heavy j rains are needed as the district has been drier than usual during May. SXANTON REPORT A steady gen- eral rain started at 6 o'clock this momins. A quarter of an inch of moisture has fallen and it is still raining. This falling of moisture the district. Topsoil has been very, dry though the subsoil moisture has given the grain a fairly good start. Reserve Buses Are Needed Here way will open today. May 28. and it is presumed that the Banff-Jasper highway will open officially for For Immediate Sale LARGE STOCKS OF ROUGH NATIVE FIR PLANKS AND SIZES AND LENGTHS FROM 2x6 to 12x12. Order Your Requirements Now ATLAS LUMBER COMPANY LTD. 1602 Third Avenue S. Phone 2384 A suggestion that the city's street car barns be modernized and made more suitable for buses in the city transit system was placed before the council Monday evening by Aid. Edward Castles during discussion of a report by City Manager J. T. Wat- son on the whole transportation system. Aid. Castles recalled that at the previous council meeting a letter was received from the Civic Govern- ment association criticizing the management and control of the transit svstem. "We should be very careful et this time that we do not allow political interference with the sys- he stated. "Wherever a trans- portation svstem has been under political influence it has been a failure. There is possibly room, for more efficient operation of the sys- tem but tne "suggestions should come from ihe city manager with the supnort of this council." He felt the existing car bams were not suitable for servicing buses. In his report, which was received and filed. Citv Manager Watson re- viewed the handicaps under which the transit- systesx nas been operat- ing for the past several years and his constant efforts to secure addi- tional buses. He attributed delays on the street car route to the con- dition of the cars ana the track. He added that Lethbridge has never been able to secure enough buses _to-.hold in. reserve to cope with breakdowns and pointed out two of the system's buses have been, in operation nearly seven years, two for five years, one months and the other five months. RETIRES FROM ARMY Lt.-Col. W. King Jull. M.C.. Cal- garv. a soldier of two wars, has re- tired from, the Canadian army after 40 years' sen-ice. Headquarters. 13, has announced. A member of the NJ'JLM. before World War I. he served from 1914 to ISIS in the first conflict, suffering wounds upon three occasions. He was commis- sioned during that war and won the Military Cross while in action- passed stooe to 15 Wednesday evening. Low to- ,on patters wiyen must ae consul- night at Lethbridge 48. Hlsh Wed- ered in a sneas pro- 4 o fcorsaoseweed killer, nesday 38. Showers and thunder- cessins plant. s rf aceo-dinz so local as- SSrrns Hat area Tues- i -Mr. RarmdeU has assisted in the beeif day afternoon, becoaung continuous establishment o. numerous co-cper- "aecoHownd-ed as a sure-fcUe- rain Tuesday evening and intermit- ative plants Unitse States J joJ'srosri-ieafed" plants but harmless' gen City. where he !s to help In: dandelion and Potato producers again j minded that planting tSme i the end for this season, aH pota- toes grown in a Pass Control Area for Bacterial Ring Rot BJMBS covered by a planting permit more uniform mffl S can be obtained without cost from the 01 ihe District julturist, Court, House building, Lethbridge. To date some fife hundred plant- ing permits have been issued from. office but according So last year's records there are soil a good many producers have leered to take out permits. The Albeita Departzrsess of culture, over the pass few years, Ha 5 of controlling this serious potato disease and has, with co-operatioa a from ihe farmers, been able- to show tent Wednesday. PRAISE FBOST FOB THIS Dr. W. K. Fairfield. who is by way of being an expert on trees. had something good to say about the frost which harmed the lilacs a couple of weeks ago. He says the frost also injured the polls on the cottonwood trees and these are dropping off without opening. "We'll have a poor cotton crop tnis said the doctor with a hint of a smile. Announcements D3. A. RYLANDS DENTIST Phone 2497. (Not yet hsted in 'TJl the establishment of a co-opera aye I tee meat, jxxkins plant. nlie unsouched. The broad-leafed' plants in the H. Mclaughlin Heads Jaycees Mrs. McLean's Dining Room is! now able to serve those -.vho wish i the occasional meal in addition to j those who require a meal ticket or the monthly basis. Breakfast 1m by acclamation to 9- dinner 12 to supper newly-elected executive to be ir- breakfast, only, i stalled next fall was ar.rour.ced at The election of Harold Mclauch- as head a to to 12. Sunday. 1104-6th Ave. S. 841 number of infested with Ring Rot. Potato crops infected with Bac- terial HUSK Hoc. no; only decrease ihe scnnsse per acre, but do not keep satisfactorily in storage and generally decrease revenue. The poor product resulting and the nec- essitv of having buy good seed the "following year, results in con- siderable loss to the grower. treated strip have all turned yellow j The deadline for obtaining plant- and shrivelied. wish pronounced, icg permits for potatoes is set at thickening of Ussue showing m the j June 5, and persons growing pota- lower portions of the stea. and j toes without the necessarr authori- ieares. TVo months will elapse be- are liable to prosecution, and fore ii is definitely known if the i such illegal crops may be ordered roots have been destroyed by the j destroyed. hormone. This experiment which i_____________________________ has aroused considerable interest in j-------------------------------------------- the and district is based upon} gggjjjjjg at a tev points. Weather the properties of a substance that jug pe'-cd was described eod TtaU. Leth bridge Co-operative Packers Limited A genera! meeting of the share- holders will be held, in the South- minster Hall on Wednesday evening. May 29th at Mr. C. G Livestock and s Fair to Good the supper meeting of the Leth- "bridge Junior Chamber of Com- j raerce Monday night which took place in the Marquis hotel j e room. Results of the recent mem- I Uf bership ballot became kr.OT.-n VICrillUlAUUll the foHowing being elected: Deacon. George Gillis. Don gins, Walter Lewis. J. McLelian. j REJOIXS OLD FIRM W. E. Ross, former manager of the Calgarv Power Company for the Lethbridge district, has resign- ed as a member of the Saskatche- wan power commission and_will re- join the Montreal light, aeat and Power Companv, parent company of Caigary Power. Mr. Ross passed through the city over the week- end with Mrs. Ross en route to Calgary and Olds for a. visit before going east to his new post. xment of Agriculrare, of Washington, D.C-. will be the speaker. Mr. Rajidell Is unquestionably the outstanding authority on co-opera- tive packing development on the continent and no one interested should raiss fhts meeting. A cordial invitation is extended to the general public. STL Births in Lethbridge has begun to mate wav for the new building to be erected for Motor Car Supply com- panv. The red brick house on the northeast comer of Fifth Ave. and Seventh St. S. is being torn down. This house was built in. the early years of the century by Mr. Nichols, who had a drugstore on Fifth St. S.. or Round street as it was then known. Mr. Nichols later sold both business and house to J. J- John- ston, and Mr. Johnston lived in the house for several years. Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Brown, 1714- 7th Ave. S-, announce the binh of a dsuehter. Terry Kathleen, on May 27, at "St. Michaels i------ Plans For North Side Swim Pool Completed plans and specifi- cations for the swimming pool which is to be constrncted in North will be pre- sented to the council at its next regular meeting; Mayor A. W. Shackleford informed aldermen Mondav evening. He had been asked by Aid. K. J. Kitson whether" demands for speedier action on plans were success- ful. REMANDED FOB. TRIAL Alfred Clarence Wurzer of Leth- bridge was remanded for trial until Wednesday after pleading not guilty before Magistrate Ben Metcalfe in citv oolice court Tuesday morning to "a charge of assaulting Constable H. D. Merrick while the peace oSi- cer was executing his duty. this coupon for your SPE- CIAL introduc- tory subscription fITB 30 "utmj only (U.S. for YOUR take the out of your breakfast routine to make kitchen "homey" what color to for your living room These ere jiiSt o of the mtrisuirta rrew idecs furnished dniiy on The Womon'j Pmgt of THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR These helpful ideas ore "plus vaiue" in tnis doiiy r-ewsposer for tie hcrne that S'ves you world news interpreted to show its irrtpcct on you end your family. I The Christian Science Pubhshtng Society t One, Norway Street, Boston 55, Massachusetts Pieose enter o introductory subscription fd The Christian Science (30 issues) for 51 Street Oty_ _Stote WATCH YOURSELF CHECK YOUR. DRIVING CHECK Canadian Legion, B.E.S.L. GENERAL MEETING WEDNESDAY, MAY 29th, 1946, 8 p.m. SHARP ALL MEMBERS ARE REQUESTED TO ATTEND Deaths ATTENDS KIN CONVENTION Representing the national execu- tive of Kinsmen clubs, Harvey Greenwav attended a weekend con- vention of Saskatchewan Kinsmen held in Moose Jaw. The national historian was particularly struck by evidences of high enthusiasm with which the 200 delegates attacked their peacetime community activi- ties after having earned to a laud- able conclusion wartime services. "The 15 Saskatchewan Kin organi- zations have bridged the gap in magnificent Mr. Green- way, who is a pass president of the local Kinsmen club, commented. He made particualr reference to tJie ambitious playground that is being built by the Kinsmen o: Saskatoon. Won't Give Up Ten Feet For Lane away on Mon- day, May 27th, Mabel Annie, aged 72 vearsT beloved wife of John P. lovekin of 226-14th St. North. Ser- vices will be held in St. Mary's An- glican church on Wednesday at 2 the Rev. R. "W. Cowan offic- iating. Interment -in Mountain and Bill Yule. Continuing members of the exe- cutive who were elected for two- vear terms st the previous election are: Star. :Fabbi. Harold MeLaugh- hn and Bob Waddington. Bob Nivn and Denny Rooke were named vice-presidents. A feature of the meeting was the Crops Reported 100 per cent the Leth- j bridge railway division according to j the C-PJS. telegraphic crop report} for the week ending May 20. Germination has been described as from fair to good and the aver- age height of wheat In inches on each of the various subdivisions is as follows: Aldersvde, 23: Lo- repor; on the aej tourist bureau moad Taber> Coutts. 3S: soon to be opened in the city by ths Jaycees. Lccated next to the Furitr Dairy this centre will be attractively furnished and beauti- LUiiio ItTli ill. .iiu-wu fled, and given telephone service. d t- and of 67 points; The tourist committee _ plars on the general condition i the Cardston. 2.8: Stirling. 3J: Altawan. Maciecd. Turin. 3; Crow's Nest Pass. 2.2- r rams fell at most poults Described it as fur. BONDEX STUCCO PAINT White, Ivory, Grey Morris Barrett HARDWARE in charge of Del Davidson, a re- j cently returned serviceman- AnnotiRcemcnt was made that Cleve Hill, president and Harold McLaughlia. incoming president, j will iournev to Edmonton to at- 1 tend the "National Junior Chain- ber of Commerce convention to be j held from June 19 to 22. The new executive wfl! be for- 17 goqe. and four as poor. tt Valnes of bonding- hotuehold effects, hare in- creased considerably. We recom- mend that you review the amount af insurance jotx are View cemetery. Martin Bros, direc- nwUy instaUed st the first meeting tors of funeral service. 873 j in September. FREE TIRE INSPECTION AVOID SLOW IX SERVICE We will examine your tires, remove nails? glass, etc. Trimbles tor Tires, 316 Eleventh St. S. Car away in the; citv on Monday. May 27. Sam-Lee, '_....- -7. aged 71 years. Services will be held j VlSlt in Martin Bros. Chapei on Weones- j __________ day at 4 pjn. Interment in the is to have a visit by Cbinese cemetery. Martin Eros.. staghound armored car. mobile directors of funeral service. Si9 jjgnmjg yefaiela of the 19th tAl- _ berta) Armored Car Regt.. early away at Car- nesc The armored car is jnangay On May 27th. UUian Mar. sjegjcuiEg a tour of Alberta, and aged (53 vears. beloved wiie of Del- southern Alberta points are mar Heeland. Senices will be_held jistors jr, jrs itinerary._FoUowirig is This is the slogan used fcy the International Association of Chiefs of Police in their 1946 Traffic Safety Check, beginning May 15, police officers in the United States and Canada trill check the brakes, lights, tires, wipers and horns of motor ve- hicles. Last year lives were lost, and a million persons were in- jured, in automobile accidents. This frightful toll can be stopped, the police assert, when all motorists drive safely and carefully in cars that are safe. 5IATS MAY BE SECURED, FREE OF CHARGE, BY TOTTING TO: ROBERT E. RALEIGH, Safety Division iBt.ratticual AuocUtlem of Police !7O4 Illiaait Beny Chevrolet Oldsmobile Ltd. OLUSMOBI1.K CARS CHEVROLET ANT) MAPCE 1E.AF TRUCKS Sales and Service Two Locations: 7th Street South Everything "In this cockeyed world" comes to an end, so the use of part of his property as a lane has also come to an end and he coesn't j care if his "grouchy neighbors will stand on their heads." V. Constan- i tinescu of 1233 3rd S. informed the city council Monday evening by letter. He and his neighbors iiad donat- ed the rear 10 fees of their lots for the use of a lane during the many years but recently 15r. Con- stantmesca constructed a new fence about his portion and restricted ths width of the lane. City Manager J. T.' Watson was asked by couacii jo endeavor to recover the required land for a lane. "I have decided to keep the por- tion of my uround recently fenced which rightfully belongs to tne." Mr. Constantmescu replied, adding that he did not use the lane but for 20 years past his neighbors to Uls south did. "continually breaking my fence their cars on coming out of the and as a good measure occasionally depositing rubbish on my side of the fence." His neighbor to the south should have thought cf the narrow lane be- fore building a garage and leaving him only his 10 feet of space for travel, the writer added, conciud- j in the United Church Carmangay. tjje schedule of the Staghound as on Thursday at pjn. the Rev. lt concerns southern Alberta: Peter Dawson officiating, inter- Friday. May Medi- ment in the family plot. Martin Saturday. June Bros. directors of funeral service. ,-jjjg Hat, Taber. Lethbridge: Mon- 880 dav. June Cardston, Macleod; Tuesdav, June _ jPincher Creek. Blairmore. Cole- CTQ man: Weduesdav. June morei Macleod. Clareshota. Oko- toks; Thursday. June High River. Hlackie. Vulcan; rn- day, June CHAMBERS HELD Judge H. Stack of Calgary held district court chambers here this. Tuesday, morning. The Loyal Order of Moose No. 7S2 will hold" their recular meeting In the Canadian Legion Kail on Tues- day commencing at pm. sharp. Obituary 21 years a resi- dent of Lethbridge. Mrs. Mabel Annie Lovekin of 225 14th street north, passed away in a city hos- pital early Monday rr.oming after a week's illness. She was born in London, England, on February 17. 1874. and after coming to Canada spent a few in Calgary be- fore residing in Lethbridge. She was identified with the Anglican church. Surviving are her husband. John Peter Lovekin, Lethbridge: dauehters. Mrs. J. E. Ed- monton, and Mrs. A. F. Nelson, i Spokane. Wash.: three grandsons! and one granddaughter. j Funeral services win be he3d Wed- nesday at 2 p.m., from St. Mary's Anglican church with the Rev. R. "W Cou-an officiating. Interment will be in the Mountain View ceme- tery. Martin Bros., funeral direc- tors, will be in charge. YES! WE Fer ton. WILL BUY YOUR BONES MCLAUGHLIN GARAGE and Auto Wreckers to Canada No wasted time, no extra steps. Full-strength Fleischmann's acrfva Fresh Yeast goes to work right away. Makes sweet, smooth-tex- tured buns that melt in your mouth. And makes them fast. IF YOU BAKE AT HOME, be sure to gst Fieischmana's active Fresh Yeast with the familiar yellow labeL You can depend on favorite yeast for over 70 years. Always fresh, at your grocer's i "In this cockeyed world every- ihiiig comes to an ena; so the new i Jence Tier.; up and there it is going s Jo stay, even if my grouchy neigh- j bors will stand on their heads." ANGUS G. MILLAR OPTOMETRIST 104 MeFASLAXD BLDG. 2566. Lelhbridje Anniversary Service 127th Anniversary of the INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS Will be held in the Odd Fellows' Hall Wednesday, May p.m. LODGES ATTENDING Dominion Rebekah Lodjie No. 41, Faith Rebekah Xo. Lethbridse Lodce No. 2, Viaduct Lodge No. 53, Lethbridge Encampment No. 7 Rebekahs, Odd Fellows and friends invited. Program and Refreshments. Guest Speaker: REV. GERALD M. 93, FLINTKOTE STATIC ASPHALT ROOF COATING FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION AND RE-ROOFING Will outlast any other form of bitumi- nous coating exposed to the weather. FOR SALE AT ALt YARDS OF Advance Lumber Co. Ltd. LETITBRIDGE YARDS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA PHONE 2063 IN FW SPA PERI rWSPAPER!