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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta II THI IITHBI1IDOI HMAID 7, 1970- Coldest Oct. 7, Mercury At 13.5 People in the Leihbridge area awoke this morning to the cold- est Oct. 7 on record, with the mercury at 13.5 degrees abovfi zero. The old mark was !S de- grees above, set in 1925. The unexpected cold snap took its toll. Many cars not yet readied for the first bite of win- ter gave only strangled moans at starting tunes and the sugar beet harvest coming into its eighth day (stopped last week due to excessive heat) was halt- ed by the cold. Beet digging will resume when the frost clears. Southern Alberts is still un- der the influence of the cold arctic pressure system respon- sible for the snap. The forecast Wednesday calls I for sunny skies during the day, toning cloudy by eveing and a chance of scattered snow flur- ries overnight. The Lethbridge .veather office reported 1.4 in- ches of snow from midnighi Monday until five p.m. Tues- day. The water equivalent was .12 of an inch. Other points throughout southern Alberta report snow and precipitation amounts as follow: Pincher Creek, two in- ches, equivalent .08 of an inch; Waterton, 11 inches, equivalent .6 of an inch, Medicine Hat, one inch, equivalent .07 of an inch. The high and low tempera- toe Wednesday should be 45 degress and 30 degrees. Winds will be light. Temperatures Thursday should be similar. Commission Fears Report By STEVE BAREHAM Herald Farm Writer Tom Krahn, of Brooks, secre- tary manager of the recently formed Alberta Fresh Vege- table Commission, said Wed- nesday, implementation of the Federal Task Force on agricul- ture report could seriously af- fect Alberta's vegetable grow- ing industry. The vegetable commission formed early in 1970, is design- ed to direct the vegetable in- dustry of Alberta. Mr, Krahn said, "The repnri fails to recognize the existence of a vegetable industry in Al- berta, other than potatoes. This simple lack of recognition is most unfortunate since we feel the fresh vegetable industry is just starting to blossom and could be of real imporance in supplying Canada's future popu- lation with fresh and processed vegetables." Mr. Krahn said that the great- est concern to the commission is the recommendation that all trade restrictions be removed beween Canada and the Uni- ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Denial Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 ted States on carrots, tin-nips, onions and cole crops, thus al- lowing free trade between the two nations. "This recommendation is ob- viously directed towards the eastern producers who are in close proximity to the large ur- ban centres on the eastern sea- board of the United States. The implemenattati of this recommendation would un- doubtedly benefit the producers of Ontario, Quebec and the Mar- jtiiues since it would make them more competitive with the U.S. markets. "We are not opposed to free trade, said Mr. Krahn, "but we do not feel that an industry such as ours which is just de- veloping should be put into di- rect competition with other well established production areas." The commission feels that the Washington Oregon areas would become Alberta's com- petition and have many advan. tages over Alberta, such as longer growing seasons, cheap- er or no storage costs and more research. The commission suggests that the present protection giv- en vegetable producers through federal tariffs is not excessive and should not be removed, at least until such time as Alber- ta becomes a major export pro- duction area. NEW HOMES AND AN EYE FOR SAFETY Albert Yellowhorn Jr., housing super- visor for the Peigan Reserve supervises construction of one of 12 new homes slated.for the reserve. Three homes were destroyed by fire on the reserve last year, prompting a fire prevention and fire safety course. Peigan Chief Maurice McDougal was instru- mental in getting the course. Seven Peigan Indian councilors attended the course to take information back to the reserve in an attempt to up-grade the fire safety for homes. A total of 20 men and women from both the Blood and Peigan reserves attended. Indian District Has Course In Ways Of Fire Prevention A firs prevention and fire safety training course for the Blood Peigan Indian district was completed recently under the direction of M. C..Tucker, fire prevention' aiid fire pro- tection program administrator from the office of the dominion fire commissioner. The course at St. Paul's School on the Blood Reserve, co-ordin- Correction A story appearing in the Tuesday Lethbridge Herald concerning students' assistance loans and grants, in reference to this year's University of Lethbridge awards had termi- nology reversed: the story should have explained that the per student average as- sistance this year comprises in grants and in loans. The Herald regrets any in- convenience this error may have caused. ated by H. A. Reid, supervisor of adult education for. the dist- rict placed emphasis on home- fire prevention and home-fire safety. Twenty men and women took the course which stressed fire fire inspection of the homes and schools and work with portable fire extinguish- ers. The course was prompted by a request by Peigan Head Chief Maurice McDougal for fire pro- tection after three homes on his reserve were destroyed by fire last year. Mr. Reid said the model fire protection code for Indian Bands was of particular interest to the participants because it showed them what they needed to know to make their homes safer. He added that G. A. Long- worth, forest superintendent for Crowsnest Forest and A. A. Hereford, fire technician for Crowsnest Forest, who concen- trated lectures on bush and grass fires, offered to train a fire inspector for the area. Assistant instructor John Run- cic, head of the fire and safety section of the technical services branch of Indian affairs showed four films during the sessions of the course dealing with liquid fire safety inspection and dwelling inspection. The course participants, in conclusion, decided to look into the fire safety of then- schools, especially the fire drills prac- ticed by the students and fire safety equipment used. HONORED KING Members of the Henry VI So- ciety and other Roman Catholic bodies honored King Henry VI in the Tower of London where he was murdered in 1461. They placed yellow roses ait the spot where he was slain in the Wake- field towsr arid read poems. Rice Hull Processing Project Of Local Firm Western Canadian Seed Pro- cessors Ltd. of Lethbridge an- nounces it is encouraged by both pilot-plant and market studies at the rice hull business. It has paid for an op- tion on a new process, spending another on re- search. If it takes up the option it pays another over 37 months, and profit percentage payments thereafter to maxi- of 20 years and mil- lion. If it drops the option it recov- ers its investment out of any other disposition of the pilot and process by the patent owner. f. The company's statement, to notes tint the U.S. CADET NEWS No. 11 Lethbridge Squadron air cadets will hold its regular weekly parade tonight in the 20th Battery armories at p.m. Band practice will precede regular parade. Twenty new cadets are need- ed to fill the squadron's quota for 1970. Boys who have reach- ed then- 13th year are eligible to join. The Navy League Cadet Corps No. 50 will parade to- night at at 10th Ave. and 17th St. S. Evening quarters are at and liberty boats at 9. There is still an opening' for about 15 boys between the ages 10 and 12 years who wish to join the NLCC .Any interested boys are asked to be at the caedt centre by tonight. produces nearly a million tons of rice hulls a year, and dis- posing of them has been diffi- cult. The plans now being studied would produce carbon and associated products from the hulls. The company forsees the possibility of substantial prof- its. New Bus Passes Ready Next Month New bus passes for old-age pensioners should be available early in November, according to a- spokesman for city hall. The. passes would ordinarily be issued in January. The ear- lier date is due to the fact that a new type of pass will be used and these will be given out as soon as they haws been obtain- ed. There has also been a change in the regulations concerning eligibility all persons over 65 whovhave resided, in Leth- a year will now A regulation that the tree nasr.cs be restricted to persons having then- Alberta Health Plan premiums paid in full by the government has been el- iminated. Passes will still be given to those under 65 holding medical treatment cards, or who are war veterans, blind or'resi- dents of a senior citizens'- home. Restrictions concerning the times at which the passes may be used have also been re- moved. CHEC Tower Problem Solved Harold Brown, president and general manager of radio sta- tion CHEC, has announced that problems between the and Shoppers' World Ltd. con- cerning CHEC's broadcast tow- er have been resolved. The tower on top of the studio, used for both Alii and FM transmission, is connected by guy wires to the Town and Country Food Store, which is scheduled for demolition under proposed.plans, for E major ho- tel complex in the- shopping centre. Mr, Brown said he had been assured by the owners of Shop- pers' World that nothing will be done that would interfere with the station's operations. The new cards will be imued annually and win be a differ- ent color each year. -They will be available through the city clerk's office on the main floor at city nail, eliminating the climb to the second floor to the city man- ager's office. Mental Health Group Meets A communique from Alberta Health Minister J. D. Hender- son regarding the proposed in- tegrated Health and Social Ser- vices Bureau in the Lethbridge area' will be discussed tonight at the mseting of the Leth- bridge and Region Mental Health Planning Council. The meeting will be held in the board room of the Leth- bridge Municipal Hospital at DI-. Scott Angus, is chair, man of the Lethbridge and re- gion council. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABLISHED 1911 Lower Floor 5174th Ave. I. Phone 3Z7-I54! REVELSTOKE BUILDING MATERIALS LTD. 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