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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta HOCKEY WEEKEND Book Now for our Noxt Hockey Wookend Jon. 28, 29 and 30th. Limited Spnco Available........... .00 ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Centre Village Mall Phone 328-3201 The Lethkidge Herald SECOND SECTION Lcthbridge, Alberta, Saturday November 27, 1971 PAGES 15 TO 30 ll'l a GREAT DAY to SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITE (Spatial Pricoi on Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Avc. 5. Ph. 328-8161 1705 M.M. Drive Ph. 328-7751 Cash crop .5 million corn market handy to south farmers CORN DRYER READIES GRAIN FOR MARKET Bill Hoffarth check: from a top auger on both sides of the heat generation' section and hot ah the moisture content of grain corn in his grain dryer set up at Taber to blows through it and escapes from side screens. Corn is dropped, picked accommodate some of southern Alberta's grain corn crop. up al the bottom by augers and recirculated through the top auger. This Hot air fired by propane comes out through a screen from the centre of cycle conlinues until a desired moisture content is reached. At this time, the unit for the entire length and heighth of the unit. The corn is dropped the corn is ready for market. Wilson photo MOVING? AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES EigJil promotions Police reorganization under way Eight members of the Letli- bridge city police department were promoted Wednesday. Detective Sergeant Glen Michclson was promoted to de- teeiive inspector in charge of criminal investigations. Insp. Michelson has been with the city police force 21 years. He has certificates from courses specializing in finger printing, identification tech- niques, police administration, SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 The COLONEL and His BOYS Saturday and Sunday Only! FAMILY SIZE PACK DELICIOUS SOUTHERN ALBERTA WITH THE PURCHASE OF 1 BUCKET 1 BARREL or 95 fried CM AVAILABLE AT BOTH LOCATIONS FINE FOODS advanced photography, r i ot control and investigation of sex crimes. He lias lectured in tlie identi- fication sciences to other police agencies. Acting Sergeant Alexander Ivanco has heen promoted to detective assigned to the gen- eral investigation section under Insp. Michelson. Breakrin City police are continuing In- vestigation of a house break-in, reported at 1220 31st St. A S. at, p.m. Friday. About SS was reported stolen. CLiFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Det. Ivanco has been a pa- trolman with the force for 16 years. Detect i v e Irvine (Herby) Leishner was promoted to ser- geant in charge of identifica- tion and crime scenes within the criminal investigations sec- tion, succeeding Insp. Michcl- son. Detective Ernest W a uters was promoted to sergeant iji charge of the newly formed fraud section working under Insp. Micheison. Detective Frank Bathgate has heen promoted to sergeant in charge of the investigation of narcotics and dangerous drugs. He will head the preven- tion section of the newly-form- ed criminal intelligence sec- tion. Detective Francis Korth has been promoted to sergeant in charge of youth and crime pre- vention under the direction of Insp. Miclielson. He has spe- cialized in youth guidance for the last seven years. Sergeant Vern McCagherty has been transferred from the patrol division to office staff on a training transfer to under- study Staff Sergeant Albert Hackett who retires early in 1972. Constable Gordon Sievcns will be the acting sergeant to fill the vacancy created in the transfer of Sgt. McCagherty. J. H. Vosburg, chairman of the police commission, said there likely will be other trans- fers and promotions early in 1972 after wage negotiations with the police association. EXTRA SPECIAL PROMOTION just Arrived! The idea] Christmas gift for your boy or girl! 10 SPEED BIKES A deposit will hold your bike until Dec. 18 Those won't last long, so see them now at ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS 426 6th ST. S. PHONE 328-6661 OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. Permits The inspection and develop- ment department issued build- ing permits totalling during the week of Nov. 22-26. Raewood Motors took out a I permit for tbe construc- i tipn of a sales room and ser- vice repair garage for new and used cars at 1403 3rd Ave. S. By itic swimuT Staff Writer A S2V-: miliiun grain corn market in British Columbia can be wrested from the U.S. by in- creasing production in southern Alberta. This is the feeling of two offi- cials of the provincial and fed- eral departments of agriculture in Lethbridge following the suc- cessful completion of southern Alberta's acre grain corn harvest. Alberta can the two- million bushel U.S. corn mar- ket in Western Canada by in- creasing com acreages to 000, said Dr. Stan Freyman, fin agronomist specializing in corn culture at the id go He- search Station and secretary of the Alberta Corn Committee. "All we need is more grow- ers and higher ho said. "We don't have to worry about a corn glut in Western Canada until the acreages reach the 30.000 mark in southern Alberta." Grain corn, a cash crop, is corn that has been grown and allowed to mature on the cob while stiil in (he field and then is harvested as gram. Silage corn, the other agri- cultural variety, is grown as forage material to be used as high energy roughage for cat- tle. It is harvested the middle of September. Ralph Trimmer, regional su- pervisor for the plant industry division of the Aiberta depart ment of agriculture and chair- man of the Alberta Corn Com- mittee, said southern Alberta corn production this year will amount to about 120.000 bush- els. "The yields this year aver- aged 65 lo 70 bushels, but some growers like Joe Kacer at Cran- Jord and Joe Kusalik at Grassy Lake had some fields run at JOO plus bushels per he said. Mr. Trimmer, who coordin- ates activities between the two government bodies, said Lhero are about 20 growers in south- ern Alberta in the irrigation belt from Coaldale to Medicine Hat. The market for southern Al- berta grain corn is primarily B.C., where it is used mainh by feed mills in the production of mixed poultry rations. This industry uses about one mil- lion bushels each year. The distilling industry in Westminster. EC. uses another bushels of grain corn during a full year of produc- tion. At present the majority ol corn supplies for this marke: are imported from Minnesota and only one sixteenth of the market is supplied from south- em Alberta. There is a six week delivery EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HANZEL 317 7lh STREET SOUTH HUMIDIFIERS C A SHEET METAL LTD.' 1709 2nd Ave. S. 328-5973 Tantalizing Chinese Food Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your door steaming hot No Delivery Charge for Orders over JUST CALL 1 T I I f Across 327-0240 OR I I D I I From The 327-2297 SB W I W ST CPR DcPot Cpc-n Weekday; 7 n.m. 2 a.m. Sundays 11 a.m. 9 p.m. period for tile U.S. corn and only a one week waiting per- iod for corn from southern Al- berta if the rail schedules .ire all set. "There aren't any customs problems with southern Alber- ta corn, either." said Dr. Frev- inan. He said there is a revival in the grain corn industry in southern Alhcrta with 1B7! nnlv the second year grain corn has been grown al commerc i a 1 recruit Twenty SLN Univcrsiiy of Lethbridge students IKIVC fin- ished a student recruitment program at nine Western Ca- nadian universities. Ail idea initiated by the stu- dent council and financed by the U of L board of gover- nors, the program was offi- cially termed "information dissemination." Alter gaining acceptance, the council was allocated 000. Students made one-week visits to universities in Win- nipeg, Brardon, Regina. Sas- katoon Edmonton. Calgary, Burnaby, Vancouver and Vic- toria. Students participating in the program are expected to re- port to the board of gover- nors at its next regular meet- ing. Dec. 21. Jack Oviatt. registrar, said he was aware the students were doing it but said lie didn't think it was official. He said he could seo noth- ing wrong if the students chose to do it themselves. Another official who appar- ently condoned the action was quoted as saying "I know we'd be mad as hell if other universities were doing that amounts since the move toward the crop. He said the peak for grain corn in sou'hern Alhcrta was 1921) v.hcn there were acres grown, This dropped to 2.000 acres in 1940 due mainly to the impact of small grain machinery, winch the j'gricultiiral industry out- side corn production. He .said the acceptance of cus- tom combine units and custom corn drying units has helped keep ihc cost fac- tor for the crop down. "Preferably, the grain corn is taken right from the com- bine to the grain dryer, which uses hot air fired by propane to dry thi- grain kernel to 14.5 per cent said Dr. Freyman. The grain eniors the dryer, is circulated until the desired moisture level is reached and then angered back to the truck. Once dry, it is ready for the market. Eventually, most of it ends up in British Columbia for the feed milling industry. Corn prices hit 3971 lov.-s in Ontario summer, and hava stayed a! about bush- el. One southern Alberta grow- er, however, sold his entire corn crop for SI.-10 per bushel. Since the cost of production of an acre of grain corn in southern Alberta is about this farmer realized per acre clear profit with a 100- bushel-por-acre yield. BEAT DRY WiNTER HEAT! JL_ Anglo Distributors Stereo Photographic 419 5th Street South Phono 328-6922 Comfort- depends oa con- trolled humidity. Dry win- ter air causes a parched feel- jnf; in the nose and throat, dry skin, dry hair and static electricity. D Our new power humidifier stops this. Give us a call, we'll install it on your furnace in two hours, then pivc your furnace a inspection. D No wasted, water, it all goes into your air. Adds more than three pints an hour if needed. This unique comfort aid adds just the amount of moisture you set it for. For irintcr-timc comfort call: CHARLTON and HILL LTD. 1262 2nd Avenue 5. Phonn 328-3388 Certified dealer Unfortunately Only God Can Make A Tree The only part of a Yamaha organ we dcn'l moke the wood. In fact, we go so far as to moke the equipment that makes the ports. Even the wood gets spc-ciol treatment. We cure It naturally for as much as 8 years to ovoid internal Then we dry it in our electronically controlled kilns. Only then does the wood enter the tedious, painstaking process of becoming on organ. It's not thai we don't trust outsido It's juil thai in 50 years of making fine organs, we've found we can moke any part betfer than we can buy it. With one exccDi'on. And unfortunately there'r only one supplier. But then, it's probably all right. He's been business even longer than we have. SUPPLIES LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave. and 13lh St. 5. Phone 327-1056 Before wo move to our new Wo don't intend to move again for facilities So take advantage of quite n while So don't miss out the Great Discounts being offered on this groat opportunity to save- on all our stock J a jr A otocjjrapli (formerly A. E. Cross Photography Ltd.) 710 3rd Ave. S., Lcthbridge 53 !4 49th Avc., TABER Phono 327-2673 Phono 223-2402 ;