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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Jg THE tETHBRlDGf HERAID Saturday, Novembor 21, TOP ANGUS FEMALE -The grand champon Aberdeen Angus female atthe 20lh K. Ai Coaldale, p sshowing the Glynnmarr animal. IIV? TOP HEREFORD BULL Grand champion Hereford bull at the annual fall purebred cattle sale at Lethbridge was from herd of Moyia Anderson, Wrentham. At ths halter is Floyd Anderson, while Moyle Anderson steadies the grand champion show card. 242 head- Fall sale prices steady A total of 141 purebred bulls and females sold for at the 20th annual fall cattle sale at Lethbridge Friday. Parking warning is issued Persons parking vehicles on I3th' St. N., between 1st and 3rd Ave. N., effective Nov. 23, will be given penalty tickets Lethbridge city police. by For the past two weeks, po- lice have been issuing warning tickets for persons parked in the area in which parking is prohibited. The area, is part of recent street widening and dividing completed in conjunction with the development of the Centre Village Mall. LOT OF CHARITY As Individuals, Canadians an- nually claim as federal income tax deductions about mil- lion for charitable donations. Prices were close to the fall sale last year when 134 ani- mals brought a total of Seven Aberdeen Angus bulls Friday sold for an average of Last year 12 Angus bulls averaged Twenty seven Angus females Friday soM for an average Last fall seven females averaged each. A total of 94 Hereford bulls sold Friday for an average price of Last fall 92 Here- ford bulls sold for an average of .An average price of was paid for each of 13 Hereford females sold Friday. Last fall 23 females averaged 5643. The grand champion Hereford bull owned by Moyle Anderson of Wrentham, sold Friday for lo J. A. Conway of Fore- most. This was well off the ex- ceptional and record paid for ths grand champion Here- ford last fall. It was also an Anderson bull and was bought by two Saskatchewan buyers. The reserve champion Here- ford bull, also owned by Moyle Anderson, sold for and was bought by Gordon Snow of Raymond. Grand champion Hereford fe- male from Hans Ulrich, Clares- holm, sold to Doenz Ranches, Warner, for Reserve TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Chooss wisely the monu- ment to honor your loved ones. Wo will be pleased to assist you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS "We Hovs Been Sottsfymp Customers for Over. 60 Years" 325 8th St. S., Uthbridge Phons 337-3920 champion female from TJnecda Ranches, High River, went to Alex Jozsa, Wrentham, for Grand champion Aberdeen Angus bull owned by Ales Sera of Coaldale sold to Sunnyside Colony for Reserve cham- pion bull from Umeeda Ranches, High River, brought from Ken Hope of Maple Creek, Sask. Grand champion Angus fe- male from the Glynnmarr's Ranch, Coaldale, brought and want to Dave Ericfeon, Wrentham. Reserve champior Angus female sold for K was owned by Alex Sera, Coal- dale and was bought by Tim Pierce of Stavely. (Shalco Ran- ..The fall cattle show and sale is sponsored by the Southern Alberta Cattle Breeders' Asso- ciation. Sanding crews active at night By HERB JOHNSON HcraW City Hall Reporter It's 2 o'clock in the morning ana a light drizzle is beginning to come down over Lethbridge. An hour later the tempera- ture drops and the rain turns to sleet. The wet streets be- come skating rinks long, treacherous stretches of glare ice waiting for the morning rush of traffic. Although most of the people who will have to negotiate those streets are sound asleep, the situation is under control. Police patrol ears have been cruising the city and their driv- ers have been watching Hie weather. As it. becomes clear a problem is shaping up, one of Ihem phones the civic garage. A flight watchman answers and alerts the city's street sand- ing crews. If the situation is not too bad, a fsw crews will go out on the advice of the po- liceman to sand the worst spots. If it's serious, the streets fore- man is called and he decides how many crews are needed. No last minute organization is required; all the plans have been made and the routes for each truck assigned. Four highway sanders, trucks with rotating plates for spread- ing the inch crushed gravel, cover the main traffic arteries downtown area, Highway 3 and 13th St. Four inore trucks, tailgate sanders, handle the extra work when the situation warrants it. The gravel used on icy streets is just that, no chemicals are added. According to a cross Can- ada survey in 1966, tile city is unusual in this respect. All oth- er major cities from Vancou- ver lo Fredricton are shown as using salt, calcium chloride or both. Salt, if used when the tem- perature is above 15 degrees, speeds melting and helps the sand dig into the ice. At lower temperatures calcium chloride is effective. The disadvantage is that the chemicals corrode cars and eat away concrete curbs and gut- ters. Some cities use salt in their gravel stockpile to kesp them from freezing. Lethbridge did this at one time, but now the engineering department concen traces on k e e p i n g the gravel dry. It is stored in an old CP Rail roundhouse, away from tha weather. Clean up is another prob- lem. Ordinarly the gravel ac- cumulates until spring when crews start gathering it up. a job that lasts well into summer. Some cleaning up may be dona during the winter if there is a dry dusty spell. Snow removal on most city streets is handled by three city gradsrs and one front loader, with trucks being hired to haul the snow away. Scenic Drive, Highways 3 and 3A and the university access road are cleared by Tollestrup Construction Ltd. on a contract basis. The cost? The city's 1970 bud- get had for the entire operation, split almost evenly between sanding and snow moval. Marketing bill political football By STEVE BAREHAM Herald Staff Writer BROOKS Any person who opposes the national marketing BUI C176 is doing Canadian farmers a disservice. Ken WHliams of Taber, a council member of the Alberta Agricultural Products Market- ing Board, said here Friday the national marketing bill has be- come a political football. He said the people who drew up the bill made a serious mis- take by not incorporating a clause in it stating there would be producer representation on the board. Mr. WMliams conceded that the bill is not perfect, but ar- gues that no man could draw up such a blanket piece of legisla- tion and please everyone. Speaking to about 200 potato growers at the annual potato growers' convention, he said, "Fanners should insist C176 gets through. Only with the for- mation of a marketing group such as the one C176 advocates, can the Canadian farm com- munity gain a st ong lobby. Mr. Williams also feels there are too many farm commodity organizatior- and thinks every- one would benefit more if all these groups acted as one. He cited the example of three separate vegetable groups in Al- berta The Fresh Vegetable Commission, Alberta Potato Commission and the Alberta Vegetable Marketing Board. Sewer costs kits given out About 50 information Mts con- cerning the cost of the city's secondary sewage treatment fa- cilities have been picked up this week at city hall by local citi- zens. Containing the briefs present- ed at a Nov. 9 public meeting on sewage rates, the kits gre made available free of charge to any interested per- High speed, high fine A Lelhbridgc iran, Howard Norlin, wavS fined when he pleaded guilty in magistrate's court to a charge of speeding. Norlin was clocked at a speed in excess of 90 m.p.b. at night near BarttweU. They may be obtained through the city manager's of- fice. Smallwood coining here Premier Joey Smallwood of Newfoundland has confirmed a visit to Lethbridge March 3 as featured speaker at the annual meeting of the Lelhbridge Chamber of Commerce. Will Bowns, chamber mana- ger, said he was pleased to re- ceive the confirmation of Pre- mier Srnallwood's visit and felt it would greatly enhance UK annual meeting. POLLUTION' MEETING Ted Lawrence, city engineer- ing director, scheduled to at- tend the annual meeting of the Alberta Advisory Committee on Pollution Control in Edmonton Wednesday and Thursday. "The amalgamation of these boards would first give Alberta producers more say in the fate of their product and secondly would centralize all vegetable activity in Alberta and end con- fusion." He warns against the estab- lishment of appointed commis- sions, saying once aa appointed board is in power, it is very difficult to get them out. "Only by election can fann- ers get the men they want in the positions they want them KAIK-' INDUSTRIES BEGINS HOUSE FABRICATION First major reserve industry starts production at Standoff By HIC SWIHAHT Herald Staff Writer STANDOFF Kainai Indus- toes Ltd., the first major in- dustry lo be established on an Indian reserve in Canada, has started fabricating houses here. The company is building houses only but is planning to build mobile homes as the mar- kets warrant. Due to a delay in receiving assembly line equipment, the company will operate with 23-30 employees through December. Full production with 200 em- ployees is expected late in March, 1971. The assembly line will be ca- pable of turning out four com- pleted houses par day, with nine houses on the line in various stages of completion. When the plant is in full pro- duction, the square foot dear span btiilding will be set up with overhead cranes for moving walls and roofs, and large rollers to move houses along the line. Gordon Dragland, assembly line foreman said the house con- struction starts at ons end of the plant with men assembling the floor structure for the Scout philosophy has been updated Charles B. Stafford, eteeetor of program services for Boy Scouts of Canada in Ottawa, Friday outlined the philosophy underlying today's Scouting pro- gram to about 50 persons at- tending the first day of a two- day Scout conference here. Mr. Stafford, the special guest and resource person at the Southern Alberta regional con- ference being held in Southmin- ster United Church, said the as- sumptions that govern the think- ing behind Scouting programs were changed when the pro- grams were examined a few years ago. Today's programs are much more "boy centred" than for- merly, he said. Rather than have a Scout leader simply run- ning a particular program, it was now necessary to consult the boys themselves and con- centrate more on their needs as individuals. Another aspect of the change in plulosophy, he said, was the shift in leadership from the tra- ditional authoritarian approach to one of shared leadership. A two way relationship should exist between leader and Scout, he said. They should be equals and should share in the decision making process. A Nine months Gordon C. Coburn, 22, of Lethbridge was sentenced to nine months in the Lethbridge provincial jail when he pleaded guilty to 12 charges of fake pretences. The offences took place in Lethbridge between Oct. 20 and Oct. 211 and involved worthless cheques. leader must talk with his boys, rather than to them. Small groups irere also be- ing emphasized in today's Scout- ing, he said. He noted the in- creasing use of such groups in schools and said their use was due to the fact they were the basic learning group. It is here the young boy gets a sense of security and iden- tity, he said. He also learns be- havior patterns and values, and Jsarns to make decisions and accept responsibility. The conference, which has delegates from throughout southern Alberta, concludes to- night with a banquet in the El Eancho Motor Hotel. houses. The sub floor, hot experience, said Mr. Drag- cold air ducts and linoleum also be installed at this equipment is in place, Until the assembly line walls will be prebuilt, adja- ment is installed, the men to the floor structure and build the houses hoisted by cranes to be with hand tools, gaining into place. roof construction will fol- a similar pattern. Price next stage will include wiring, window installation, put- on siding and roof shih- 1 gles, finishing cabinets and KplTIO" llSPfl superintendent said the first houses will to prototypes to establish the production line and train the men. company will build six BROOKS Potato pries all three bedroomed issued by the Alberta from 900 square feet of Commission, designed to k e e space to square feet. growers posted on average potato price levels, are being used by some as a basis to company is applying for certification for approval of the designs by Central Mort g a g e Housing Corporation. Corry Lemmen, newly appointed chairman of the Alberta Potato Commission said here Friday, there is no way of estimating how much money is. lost through undercutting, but the people who do it are in effect cutting their mvn finished houses wffl be shipped in two sections by hydraulic lift transporters to the site and placed on basement foundations. Final trim applications are made when the houses are on the foundations. "It doesn't take much business sense to give your produce he Undercutting has been a problem in the vegetable LIABILITY for many years, and is not against the BONDS Mr. Lemmen said that AUTO spite the way the weekly SIDE lists are abused, the sion will continue to publish and distribute AGENCIES "We feel they have their introduction in 1968, had a desired stabilizing effect on the Alberta potato ESTABUSHED 1911 lowtr Flow MIMM 327-1541 HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS 324 9th St. S. Phone FOR YOUR WEDDING Invitations (24 Hour Service If Srlda Napklni Thank You Ws pravidV Complimentary Head Table Place Cards with each FRK CUSTOMER GOSPEL MEETING CHURCH OF CHRIST 2710 21st Avenue South, Lethbridge THEME- DENOMINATIONALISM vs BIBLE Speaker; NORMAN W- FISK COME, BRING YOUR BIBLE AND STUDY WITH US. QUESTION PERIOD AFTER EACH IESSON. 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