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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta The pheasant hunters may be confused By JOE BALLA Herald Staff Writer There were scores of confused hunters in the field for the opening of the pheasant season Friday. The majority of the shooters were looking for the ring- neck rooster, or the male of the species. In some in- stances. Mr. Rooster just wasn't around, or if he was. he was most difficult to distinguish from the females. The problem is that a large percentage of the pheasants are from this year's crop and majority of the male birds have not colored out. They arc exceedingly difficult to distinguish from the dull, brownish-gray hens. Many of this year's crops of males have only a fleck or two of white around the neck, and possibly one tiny blotch red on the lace. It's estimated that only 20 to 25 per cent of the pheasants are older, mature birds in full color. They have proven to be tough to get. The exception may go to the with a good dog. A somewhat embarrassing situation for many hunters. Uist year there was a season on hen pheasants in addition to the roosters Scores of hunters and landowners said there is a scarcity of pheasants throughout the south because there is an open season on hens. They held firm to this stand despite the fact there has always been a season on hens of other species of game birds. It would be most difficult to distinguish between males and females of other species of game birds. With the fish and wildlife branch providing saturation enforcement in the pheasant districts of the south, a shooter has to have positive identification before he pulls the trigger. Losing your hunting privileges for one year plus a fine just isn't worth it. But. it's what the majority have asked for. Then there are those who arc never happy. They wonder what's being hunted the hunter or the pheasant. Being checked up to a half times in one day can become frustrating. But you just can't have closure without enforcement. And. for those who were asking: in this part of the country, the munitions experts feel that, a No. 6 heavy load shot will obtain best results. Towards {he end of the season, as the birds toughen, a No. 4. shot could be ideal for scalier gunners. l-'nr some reason, birds heavy on the wing are able to absorb more pellets. Heavy on the wing is the bird flying across and going full tilt. Try a 7'z-shot for birds thai are young and Hushing close. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET FORECAST Lethbridge, Medicine Hat: Increasing cloudiness today. Highs to Sunday cloudy with the chance of a shower. Lows near 35. Highs 4f> to 50 Calgary: Mostly sunny today. Highs near50. Cloudy periods Sunday Lows '25 to 30. Highs near 45. Columbia, Kootenay region: Today: Cloudy with periods of rain decreasing to a few showers this afternoon. Sun- day, morning cloud then most- ly sunny. Highs both days 50 to 55 in the Kootenays and 45 to 50 in the Columbia. til 57 58 50 57 fifi 62 37 38 39 38 40 32 27 50 40 44 44 01 15 Lethbridge___ Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Prairie Edmonton Banff......... H 66 71 39 5-1 49 L Pre 36 34 Calgary......... Victoria Penlicton....... Kamloops....... Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Toronto......... Ottawa Montreal MONTANA East of Continental Divide: Scattered showers and cooler west partly cloudy and mild east today. Rain developing southwest tonight and spreading across eastern por- tions Sunday. Snow likely above 5000 It. Cooler all sec- lions Sunday. Highs today 60s. Lows tonight 30s. Highs Sun- day West of Continental Divide: Scattered showers today increasing tonight and Sun- day Snow likely above 5000 ft. Cooler both days. Highs today 50s. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Iliiihs Siindav 45 to 55. GEHL FORAGE HARVESTER Gets into your system get the '600' 2 ROW HARVESTER for TOP QUALITY FORAGE Available now at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 Highway I reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile sec- tion of Highway No. 3 east of Kort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways are in good driving condition. PORTS OP ENTRY (Opening and Closing Carway a.m. to 10 p.m.; Chief Mountain closed; Coutts 24 hours; Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Kingsgate 24 hours; Porthill-Rykerts 8 a.m. to midnight; Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; RoosevilleSa.m. to midnight. Lo ;an Pass oien. Saturday, October 6, 1973-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-3 Edmonton treated Not until Christmas Four-year-old Sherry Van Gool of Surrey, B.C. may think she has it made for Thanksgiving but the little lady is out of luck. These turkeys are being fatten- ed for the Christmas season so Sherry will have to find herself another turkey for now. Reduction in gas exports is needed VANCOUVER iCPl Reduction of natural gas ex- ports to the United States is the only feasible answer to a threatened shortage of fuel to British Columbia industries, says the president of the Coun- cil of Forest Industries of B.C. Gordon Draeseke said he made his point clear to B.C. Energy commission chairman .lim Rhodes in a meeting Thursday. lie said use of oil as a major alternative to natural gas is not considered a viable alter- native because their is no likelihood of any substantial increases in the existing fuel oil supplies. Mr. Rhodes said he called the meeting with Mr. Draeseke to warn Forest In- dustries there will be a 10-per- cent shortfall this winter in B.C. of natural gas supplies and industry would be hardest hit by the shortage. Mr. Rhodes said residential customers, hospitals and schools would get top priority in allocating natural gas. followed by commercial con- sumers who pay the standard rates. He said the lowest priority are the "interruptible con- or large users of gas such as lumber mills, pulp mills and other plants who get it at cheaper rates. Community Services Department City of Lethbridge October 2, 1973 CIVIC GRANTS 1974 All interested Groups and Community Organizations take notice that requests for funds under the City of Lethbridge Grants Policy, must be received at the office of the Community Services Directorate by October 26, 1973. Application forms are available from Infor- mation Lethbridge, Yates Centre. A W TEEN BURGER TUESDAY Papa Teen Burger Reg. Value... 99 Available at Both Locations 210 3rd Ave. South 1607 Mayor Magrath Drive CURRIE'S RNE FOODS EATS and Fresh Produce OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK a.m. to p.m. 15169th Ave.S. BETWEEN THE TWO HOSPITALS City of Lethbridge NOTICE Property Owner Petitions for 1974 Local Improve- ments will be accepted by the Office of the City Clerk until October 22nd, 1973 for the following Construction Projects: 1. New Sidewalks, Curbs and Gutters 2. Renewal Sidewalks, Curbs and Gutters 3. Street Paving 4. Lane Paving ATTENTION FARMERS AND RANCHERS 1973 GRASS INCENTIVE PROGRAM Personnel from the Federal Department of Agriculture will assist farmers in completing their 1973 applications for the Grass Incentive Program from a.m. to 5 p.m. Location Town Cardston Pincher Creek Cl.irnsholm Hiqh River Olds Sundre Cnlqnry Strnthmore Vulcnn Threo Hills Drumheller Date Flamingo Hotel District Agriculturist's Office District Agriculturist's Office District Agriculturist's Office District Agriculturist's Office West Park Motel District Agriculturist's Office 215 A-16 Avenue North District Agriculturist's Office District Agriculturist's Office District Agriculturist's Office District Agriculturist's Office Oct. 16-18 Oct. 16-18 Oct. 23-25 Oct. 23-25 Oct. 30-Nov. 1 Oct. 30-Nov. -1 Nov. 6-8 Nov. 6 7 Nov. 8 9 Nov. 13 14 Nov. 16 Local (Lethbridge) P.P.A.A. office will be open for applications and rir.r.iitnncc at all times. Fnmiors who have not completed previous Lift or G.I.P. applications, plonso bring your 1969-70. 1970-71, and current permit books. The Federal Department of Agriculture Personnel. P.F.A.A. Branch, will m.ike a return engagement, at a date to be announced. HARDLITE LENSES... Maximum protection for Children who wear Glasses Shatterproof for maximum eye protection. Lighter on their faces. Only half the weight of ordinary lenses. warranty against eye injury. Available in all prescriptions. OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. 308 7th ST S LETHBRIDGE Phone 327 3609 HL101 KDMONTON (CP) Ed- monton has received "highly inequitable treatment" com- pared with Calgary in the 1973 equalized land assessment for property taxes, a city brief says. the charge is made in a sub- mission presented Friday to the Alberta assessment appeal board in which the city appeals its 1973 equalized assessment notification. The brief, heard by the board in city council chambers, says the 1973 reassessment, required every seven years by the province, has underlined the "rigidity and non-comparability of the so-called municipalities assessment and equalization act. Edmonton's equalized land assessment increased by 104 per cent between 1972 and 1973. or from million to million. By comparison. Calgary's equalized land assessment rose only 20 per cent in the same period, to million from million. The difference in land assessments is highlighted in the brief because improve- ment assessments between the two cities "remain reasonably comparable." PELS TEXACO SERVICE GARAGE AUCTION SALE MAIN STREET BOW ISLAND, ALBERTA WED., OCTOBER 10 7 p.m. TERMS CASH LUNCH SERVED Having been favored with instructions from Mr. and Mrs. Pels we will offer for sale the following as listed below, which is merely a guide and in no way a warranty or guarantee as to condition or age and is subject to additions, errors or minor changes as you may find them the day of the sale. PARTS STOCK 75 various sizes of fan belts: 18 radiator hoses to fit various cars; 8 ft. of nylon hose 1V to quantity of heater hose and hose clamps: quantity of battery cables, guards and accessories: quantity of parts including ignition switches, points, gas filters, valve extensions, thermostat gaskets, etc.: 2 sets of brake shoes: 2 sets of booster cables: 1 DR 3000 alternator: quantity of dimmer switches, fuses, tank locks, block heaters, bolts: quantity of tire repairs including patches, valve steins, heat gauges; STP gas treatment, outboard motor oil. EDS oil supplement, de-icer: quantity of motor oil including Texaco. Quaker State. Havoline. Gulf, Ris- lone and Castrol; large quantity of oil and air filters: large quan'tity of points, condensers, brushes, bear- ings, distributor caps, carburetor kits, coils: quantity of new wrenches, socket wrenches, socket sets, pliers, hammers, etc.; AND MANY MORE ITEMS TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION. EQUIPMENT mixer: changer; 1-45 plane knives: 50 ft. of new air hose balancer: gun; 1 Tire rack: writing stand; wall shelves; electric welder: desk: machine: graphing machine; HAMMERMILL. Chevrolet 2 door sedan HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE bed: range: refrigerator; 1 freezer; 1 Ice cream machine: can: and MANY MORE HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES TOO NU- MEROUS TO MENTION. 672 Gallons of No. 1 Gasoline 1420 Gallons of No. 2 Gasoline SPECIAL CONSIGNMENT 4 or 5 1960 to 1965 cars and 1 or 2 1961 to 1963 ton trucks: P.S. These units are subject to prior sale, however others may be subslituled. SALE CONDUCTED BY HANDLEY AUCTION AND ENTERPRISES LTD. BOX 105, COALDALE, ALBERTA "Serving the South by Word of Mouth" For Further Information Phone 345-3534, or the Owner AUCTIONEERS: LES HANDLEY FRED BURTON ROGER HANDLEY Lie. No. 010120 Lie. No. 005615 Lie. No. 010121 CON MIKE HAZUDA 5Va Saturday, Oct. 1311a.m. LUNCH SERVED Having been favored with from Con Zaremba Mike Hazuda we will offer for sale the following as listed below, which 'is merely a guide and in no way a Warranty or guarantee as to cond- ition or age and Is subject to additions, deletions, errors or minor changes as you may find them the day of the sale. TRACTORS: l-Massey Harris No. 44 Tractor Point Hitch and Live PTO; I-I.H.C. Model W4 Standard Trac- tor; l-Massey Harris No. 44 Tractor; l-Massey Ferguson No. 95 Diesel Tractor I-I.H.C. Model M Tractor Front End Loader. COMBINE SWATHERS: 1-Cockshutt No. I37 Comb- ine; l-Massey Harris 12 ft. Pull Type Swather. TRUCKS: 1-1952 Chevrolet 2V? Ton Truck Box; 1-1957 Chevrolet I Ton Truck Racks. SUGAR BEET EQUIPMENT: I-I.H.C. Single Row Beet Harvester parts; l-Single Row Topper; l-Whip- per- l-John Deere Model 40 Beet Cult. Mower 3 Point Hitch 2 Plow: I-I.H.C. 4 Row No. 40 Beet Drill. MACHINERY: IrCockshutt 14 ft. Chisel Plow exten- sions; l-Rod Weeder Attach, to fit Cockshutt Plow; l-Case 14 ft. Hoe Drill; l-Kirchner 7 ft. Hydraulic Ditcher; 1-3 Point Hitch 7 ft. Ford Power Mower; 1-12 ft. John Deere Fertilizer Soreader: 1-31 ft. Mavrath Grain Auqer Motor; 8-Sections of Diamond Harrows; 1-Myers Ditch Filler; I-4 Bottom John Deere Hydraulic Mould- board Plow (Rubber John Deere Manure Sprea- der on Rubber; John Deere Manure Spreader on Steels: Oliver PTO Manure Spreader; l-John Deere 3 Bottom Plow; I-8 ft. Packer; I-3 ft. Packer; ID-Sections of Diamond Harrows: 2-I6 ft. 4" Grain Augers I-27 ft. 6" Grain Auger; 1-Kirchner Ditcher; 1-3 Point Hitch Ditcher; I-I8 tt. Bale Elevator; I-IO Bale. Bale Buncher Sweep; I-3 Point Hitch Cultivator: I-3 Point Hitch Post Hole Auger; l-Ford Side Delivery Rake; I-IO ft. Grass Drill I-IO ft. Disc: I-IO ft. John Deere Drill; I-IO ft. Kirchner Land Leveller: I-IO ft. Oliver Chisel Plow; I-I.H.C. No.46 Baler; I-IO ft. Fertilizer Spreader; I-40 ft. Weed Sprayer: l-Cattle Oiler (2 yrs. 2-Baler Motors: I-4 Wheel Trailer 2-2 Wheel Trailers; I-6" Pump. FUEL WATER TANKS: I-500 Gai. Fuel Tank den stand; I-500 Gal Double Compartment Fuel Tank" stand; I-IOOO Gal. Fuel Tank; I-I50 Gal. Water Tank: I-500 Gal. Water Tank. SHOP TOOLS MISC. ITEMS: 2-Vises; 2-Sump Pumos: l-Natural Gas Stock Tank Heater: I-IOO Ib. Propane Tank i Tank; 1-Grain Grinder; l-l Ton Chain Hoist; l-Cutting Tt, 5.1; l-Sulky Rake; 1-30 Ib. Grain Hopper; l-Dune H.P. Motor; 1-Slide in Stock Rack for 1-2 Ton: 1-Frame for 15 Ton Hoist. l-Mini Motor Bike: l-Charlyn Pump; i-bcooter Trailer; Quantity of Scrap Iron: Quantity of 2" Steel; Pipe: Quantity of Chains, Jacks, Shovels, Forks, Wren- ches. Doors, and many more shop tools to numerous to mention; l-Heavy Blacksmith Anvil: l-Portable Air Compressor HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES: 2-Beds; l-Table; l-Gas Stove; l-Gas Heater; I-22 Rifle; Quantity of Fruit Jars; Cooking Utensils; etc. 1400 Bushels of Barley; 10 Tons of Green Feed; 600 Bushels of Oats; 560 Bales of Barley Straw; 13 Acres of Beet Tops. SALE CONDUCTED BY HANDLEY AUCTION AND ENTERPRISES LTD. Box 105, Coaldale, Alberta 'Serving the South by Word of Mouth" For Further Information Phone 345-3534 or the Owner AUCTIONEERS Lit Hindliy Frtd Burton Rogir Hindlay Lie. No tic. No ;