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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, May 29, 1973- Landscape book sales peak OTTAWA (CP) Most people who think of the Geological Sur- vey of Canada associate it with rock samples and maps. They are right, up to a point. But this branch of the federal, energy, mines and resources de- partment is also a publisher. Its best-known volume is a book on prospecting that has sold close to big seller by Canadian standards. The Survey's latest effort- Miscellaneous Report ti- tled Focus on Canadian Land- scapes. It is mostly pictures of some of the most unusual land- scapes between Newfoundland and Vancouver Island and be- tween the Great Lakes and the North Pole. This collection about 170 black-and-white cuts shows _an intriguing variety of Canadian landforms in the main physio- graphic regions of the country Appalachian region, cov- ering the Atlantic provinces and the Gaspe; the St. Lawrence and Hudson Bay lowlands, the Canadian Shield, the Arctic, the interior plains and the western cordilleran or mountain region. The pictures range from Top- sail Head, Nfld., in 1874 to Baffin Island cliffs photographed in the 1900s, from drumlins in Alberta to Rees Creek's glaciated valley on Van- couver Island. The collection was put to- gether by B. G. Blackadar, the Geological Survey's chief scien- tific editor, with tfae help of L, E. Vincent, French editor. Dr. Blackadar says he dug them out of Survey files that date back 100 years. His aim is to satisfy a growing demand from the general public, whose interest in geology is growing. The pictures are doubtless (A interest to the professional geol- ogist and to those who teach the earth sciences. They should also appeal to the layman, who may not know an esker from a pingo but has sometimes picked up an unusual rock while on an after- noon stroll or has marvelled at the work of a Rocky Mountain glacier. when you see our low prices and fantastic guarantees at MINUTE MUFFLER INSTALLATIONS 3re) Ave. and 4th St. S. Open Doily 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Refuses to sell Irene Ariss, a 74-year-old Guelph, Ont., widow, re- fills one of the bird feeders in front of one of her hous- ing projects for the birds. She hos been building bird houses since she was 10 and hos turned her property inlo o bird sanctuary. Mr, Ecker through university TORONTO (CP) Lutz Eeker drove himself through university. The 29-year-old Toronto man has driven a taxi full- or part- time for the last seven years to OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. Your Headquarf ers For All Your SPRAY PARTS AND ACCESSORIES Self-lubricating plasU canped indexing tip. ROLLER PUMPS in ell models and sizes PRESSURE GAUGES O 60 Ibs. 0-160 Ibs. 0 600 Ibs. TEE VALVE For selective control of multiple section boom sprayers We olso stock a complete supply of SPRAY NOZZLES end NOZZLE ACCESSORIES mctudrns: Strainers, Tips, Caps, Regulators, Pressure Regulators, Fitter Assemblies, etc. Don't waste valuable time waiting for perls, make your one stop at OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236 36th ST. N., LETHBRIDGE 803 46th AVE, S.E., CALGARY PHONE 327-1571 PHONE 243-5551 or the "OLIVER DEALER" nearest you finance his civil engineering studies at the University of To- ronto. Mr. Ecker takes a new job upon graduation in May as an engineer with the Ontario min- istry of transportation and communications and will work out of Port Hope district on the realignment of Highway 2. Passengers in his cab have been surprised, by Mr. Ecker's engineering knowledge. As they passed the third Toronto Do- minion tower being built down- town he would explain the slip- form technique in erecting the central elevator core of rein- forced concrete. Mr. Ecker came to Canada from Cologne, Ge: marry, witfi his parents in 3955 and quit scfaol after Grade 11. He tried upholstering and manaeing a shoe store before he ended up driving trucks and taxis. His wife, the former Ruth Ann Ilobin of Halifax, persuaded him to return to school. Mr. Hobin has averaged be- tween 73 and 79 on his engineer- ing examinations and hopes the results of his final put him in the hon- ors class. His cab days are OV.T now but "I've enjoyed lie said. SHEEP Statistics Canada estimates for June 3, 1972, sho'v sheep and lambs on farms in Canada, down from the on farms on the same date in 3971. The largest number, 000 in 1972, was in Alberta, followed by Ontario with ;