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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBRIDGE HEKAID Wednciday, November II, 1970------ Another passenger in the car, tarry Brisbin, 21, also of Burnaby was not damaged extensively._________________-------_____------------ lylaw asked on beetle infestation By STEVE BAREHAM Herald Farm Writer FORT MACLEOD The town of Fort Macleot" has given first reading to a bylaw which will provide for the control and eradication of the red flour, saw tooth, and rusty grain beetles. The call for the bylaw came a the result of a petition pre- sented recently to the town council by a committee of citi- zens plagued by the insects. Apparently the trouble start- ed during the past summer, when favorable weather condi- tions allowed for the rapid re- production of the beetles. A grocery store owner, s feedmill manager and several homeowners in the town no- ticed grain, flour and cereals had been infested. The beetle numbers have dropped off with the onslaught of colder weather. The insects die rapidly when exposed to freezing tempera- tures. John Van Sluys, manager of the feedmill believes some of the beetles rojy have entered the mill aboard loads of poor quality feed grain. Damp or tough grain is subject to heat- ing and as a result may pro- vide favorable egg-laying con- ditions for the insects. Mr. Van Sluys said when he discovered the beetles, fumiga- tion of, the mill's storage facili- ties was carried out and the problem seemed to be allevi- ated. However homeowners incon-i Another woman had to throw venienced by the bugs feel dif- away 200 pounds of Jlour which fcrently. One housewife saJd she found the beetles in cereals, macaro- ni, flour and various other foods. "We had to wash our fell prey to the insects, and spent on pesticides and furnigants. Whether or not the beetle in- in Fort Macleod is re- dishes each time before eat- lated to the recent outbreak of 'the rusty grain beetle throtigh- Magnified beetles ore actually about one-eighth inch ions fected by freezing elevator fa- cilities and by keeping tight seals on food likely to be in- fested in the home. out western Canada has not been determined, but elevator agents in the town say they have not seen any sign of the beetles in stored grain. Jack Chilton, Alberta Wheat Pool agent, feels if there was a heavy concentration ot the rusty grain beetle in particu- lar, the elevators would be the first places hit. He added that elevator regu- lations specify no grain will be shipped or received if insect in- festations are evident. Mr. Cliilton said, despite re- cent statements made by the Canada Grains Commission stating that the rusty grain beetle is widespread through- out western tie grain responsible for the outbreak is not coining from southern Al- berta." Jim Burger, health officer at the Chinook Health Unit in Fort U NoVS'and Wed- Macleod, said the occurrence such large and probably of the beetli numbers is rare, r-------- attributable to favorable breed- ing conditions. Ha adds that no real health hazard is likely to arise from the beetle infestations. Officials of the Lethbridge Research Station say they do not think the Fort Macleod situation has anything to do with the current world prob- lems with the rusty grain beetle. Phil Blakeley, information of- ficer for the station says con- trol of the insects may be ef- MAVFAIR-VOOUE'S NOVEMBER COAT SALE M1N1S-MIDIS KNEE LENGTH, LENGTHS and JACKETS Choose The length You Like At Prices You Will Love FUR TRIMMED AND UNTRIMMED WINTER COATS 4995 99 Coats are mink, muskrat, and fox trimmed, imported wools and plaids, untrimmed. Zip In liners. Sizes 8 to 20 and 38 to 44. VALUE PRICED FROM FABULOUS FUR FAKERY They Look Real, Feel Real. Our Prices Are Real, Too COATS LENGTH.................. jackets and car coats.. for the busy life A Coat That Goes Anywhere, Does Anything MIDI COATS The wet look herringbone wools, synthetics fur trims. Sizes 10 to 16 VALUE PRICED ,95 29" 89 ONE GROUP OF JACKETS and COATS CLEARING AT 14 ,95 Mayfair-Vogue LADIES' WEAR 311 5th Street S. Phone 327-3682 Few seats left for Fair Lady Lethbridge Musical Theatre appears to be headed for a sell- out for My Fair Lady. Fewer than 300 seats remain to be of the initial available for the 13 night run of the show at the 508 scat Yates Memorial Centre. Good seats are still available nesday, Dec. 2, but pickings are lean for the remaining days in the Nov. 22-Dec. 5 run. Car theft and break-ins charged against juveniles charges of car theft and three charges of break and en- ter have been laid against each ol Uvo 15-year-old Coaldale ju- veniles. The two were being held in custody by the F3f hi Montana following a crash which de- molished a Montana State high- way patrol car Monday after- Psychiatric ward only initial step Terry BlamC member of the (bridge should have a 50 to 88-' board of Lethbridge Municipal bed psychiatric wing which Hospital, told The Herald he is delighted with the announce- ment by Health Minister James Henderson, that would be made available for renova- tions to the hospital. "I suspect the other board members will share my opin- ion that this amount isn't enough, considering the total cost mil probably be closer to but then it's a lot easier to raise than so we shouldn't com- plain." Mr, Bland said that plans were to get the renovations under way as soon as possible. "The actual physical work is quite negligible, consisting of knocking out doors and he said. "The basic cost will be in the plumbing which is al- ways a problem in that hospi- tal because ot its construction." While the board was happy with the assistance from the govern ment, it was to be viewed as only a stop-gap mea- sure in a long-range program, Mr Bland said. "The Blair report as well as I called burnsides, after Ameri- a mental health advisory com-jean Civil War General A. E. mittee recommended that Leth-lBurnside. would serve all of southern Al- he said, "and the board must look to providing this fa- cility sometime in the near fu- Mr. Bland said no decision as to what form this facility would take had been made either by the board or by the health department. who'e fif'd of psychiatric treatment in Alberta is under review, tat it's the feeling of most authorities that it should be integrated with health care services.' This would mean that a fourth wing might be built on the hospital, Mr. Bland said. "We can't neglect ths IOFS- range plans simply because the immediate one has been solved. With the population of Leth- bridge growing as rapidly as it is we have to look many years ahead and keep our plans up to dale.1' ORIGINAL NAME Sideburns originally were noon. They were returned to Coaldale Tuesday and are be- ing held in custody under the supervision of the social wel- fare department. Ccaldalc.towa police not disclose where the break and enter incidents look place. The juveniles were being chased by the Montana state highway patrol outside Shelby Monday in a car believed sto- len from Kate Andrews High School in Pqsridale, when the car collided with the police car, rolling it. There were no in- juries. The police in Coaldale said no charges ware laid in Mon- tana against the two juveniles, The Montana police patrol car has been described as a to- tal wreck and the car driven by ths juveniles was extensive- ly damaged. The car driven by the ju- veniles is believed to have bsen a County of Lethbridge driver training car. The two will appear fa ju- venile court hi Lethbridge next Wednesday to face the charges. LSD charge George Shane Parsonage, 18, of Lethbridge was arrested Nov. 7 by Lelhbridge city police and charged with possession of LSD, under the Food and Drug Act. He will appear in magis- trate's court Nov. 12.. RIPIEY OPTICAl DISPENSING OPTICIAN "Where service meanl serving people" 618 3rd AVI, S. PHONE 328-7M4 FINAL WEEK OFF! Now it's easy to own a Golden Touch and Deluxe Zigzag Machine! 32 Singer features say you should own a Singer Model 640 features that mean big time savings and sewing convenience! You get a Push-Button Bobbin, Buttonholer, Speed Basting System and Built-in AND Interchangeable Fashion" Discs to handle every sewing job wonder- fully wall. The Model 640 even hasjp OFF! a Push-Button Needle Threader. The price Is remarkable, too! Monaco Cabinet included in the prict. Haavy Sale-a-Thon Savings on a lightweight machine! 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