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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LETHBSIDGE HERALD Saturday, October 13, 1973 Scene Named to Ag Hall of Fame A E. Palmer, former superintendent of the Lethbridge Research Station, has been inducted into the Alberta Agricultural Hall of Fame He started his agricultural career in Alberta in 1917 working as a soil chemist and irrigation investigator for CP Rail. At his suggestion, CP Lucy sends her wishes The Lethbridge Musical Theatre's production of Mame. scheduled to open at the Yates Memorial Centre, Nov. 16. has among its boosters the well-known actress who will appear in Hollywood's motion picture of Mame. Lucille Ball has sent an autographed photo of herself wearing the black, sleek costume she wears in the movie to Denise Black, who will play a key role in the local production Miss Ball sends "good luck" wishes for a successful production. Mrs Black, wife of Dr Brian Black, received the photo only a few weeks after offering her home in Waterton to a crew that was shooting a movie near the park earlier this fall 13 want driving course There are at least 13 people in Lethbridge interested in improving their driving skills The Lethbridge Community College registered 13 students Thursday in its continuing education department's defensive driving course. The course stresses driving techniques and skills during four two-hour classroom sessions The sponsoring Alberta Safety Council has scheduled another defensive driving course for Nov 13 at LCC. Blackfoot class to begin A Blackfoot language class sponsored by the Lethbridge Friendship Centre begins Monday night at the com- munity college. Now's the Time to Prepare Your Home For Winter! Wait Skuttle Drumatic Humidifier 45-s The automatic way to prop- erly humidilied. healthful air Attaches right to the furnace All you do is dial the humidi- slat to the desired moisture level Breathe easier feel more comfortable and help protect your furnish- ings as well Humidifies about 1.225 sq. ft High moisture output quiet op- eration and trouble-free maintenance Call Housewares 327-5767 Downtown The first of 11 two-hour classes starts Monday at 7 p m in the language lab at Lethbridge Community College The course is being taught by Annie Cotton, a Blackfoot woman from the Blood Reserve The program is offered without cost to both natives and whites Motorcycle stolen A motorcycle and a small amount of change were stolen last night during a break-in at Yamaha Cycle Sales and Ser- vice. 3rd Ave and 16th St S The motorcycle, a 750 c c Triumph, had no oil in the crankcase. and no tail-light. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC PtoM 328-4095 SMILEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS INSTALLED Phone 328-2176 HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. Phone 328-1778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invitation! Bride Booki Announcements Thank You Matches (24 Hour Service II Necessary) We provide complimenlary personalized head table place cards with each order1 FBEECU55TOMER PARKING_____________ Vjj This Week Musicland Supplies Limited f MCA 8-Track Stereo Tapes Featuring This Week The Motion Picture Jesus Christ Superstar Remember our... Special Tape Exchange with trade-In of your old tape. IWM In ateck now a larga aalactlon ol eaddlca tor cattattaa tor both your and car ranging In all prlcaa and aliaa. SUPPLIES LIMITED Corner 3rd Ave. and 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 i Lang will take freight rate case to cabinet Rail land near Brooks was ad- apted for irrigation and is now an integral part of the Eastern Irrigation District. A life member of the Alberta Institute of Agrologists and the Agricultural Institute of Canada, Dr. Palmer served in Pakistan directing agricultural research Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON Alberta Agriculture Minister Hugh Homer expects the federal government will give serious considera- tion to immediate freight rate help for Alberta meat producers. Dr. Horner met with Otto Lang, federal minister responsible for the wheat board here Friday. He said the immediate help in the range oi 50 million to 100 million in freight rate subsidies would be broached with the tcdera! cabinet by Mr. Lang. The federal government had plans to equalize freight rates for meat and grain late in 1974. But Dr. Horner said that un- less something is done in the interim period, it could be very damaging to Alberta producers of beef, pork and lamb. What a subsidy would do is offset federal aid to eastern producers in the field of feed grains and enable western meat producers to ship their products on a competitive basis. Spacecraft's data has bright future helping farmers Gawkers at Palliser Distillery open house Friday Palliser line on the shelves By KEN ROBERTS Herald Staff Writer A new line of liquors, distill- ed in Lethbridge. appeared on city liquor store shelves at about a.m. Friday. They come from Palliser Distillers Ltd. which began production at the beginning of the month It makes four types of whisky, one type of gin and one type of vodka It blends one kind of rum and distributes scotch and im- ported wines. The whiskies vary in price from to for a 25- oiince bottle. Before sale whiskies have to be aged from four to eight years. The Palliser whisky, now being produced at the distillery, won't be on the market for that period of time. The whisky, now being sold, was made about seven years ago when the construction of the distillery was first conceived. Their 45 bottle, mainly Incident brings fine A Lethbridge man who assaulted a city police officer last week was fined a total of in provincial court Friday John William Rigaux. 20, 1007 7th Ave. S., was charged Oct 5 with obstructing a police officer, assaulting a policeman and carrying an offensive weapon He pleaded guilty to all three charges at that time, but the offensive weapon charge was later withdrawn Rigaux interferred as Patrol Sgt. Donald Hunt attempted to question a man in connection with a traffic offense. While being arrested for obstructing. Rigaux put up a fight, kicking Const. Duane Schauffert and breaking his glasses The assault charge brought a fine, and the obstructing charge merited a fine Rigaux was also placed on two years' probation. A Lethbridge man charged with possession of a narcotic was fined in provinc al court Friday James Brewster, 18, was arrested April 19 by RCMP who had found a hashish pipe in Brewster's jacket. Traces of hashish were found in the pipe Brewster had pleaded not guilty to the charge. Illegals come forward MEALS ON WHEELS AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone 327-7990 Illegal immigrants appear to be coming forward in larger numbers as the two- month federal amnesty comes to a close. Mike Diduck, officer in charge of Canada Im- migration's Lethbridge office, said Friday that 25 of the 88 applications the office had processed were from illegals The 88 applications covered a total of 102 people, including dependents, he said Mr. Diduck also said that 68 of the applicants had been BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Open Thurs and Fri. Evenings Phone 328-0372 2716 12th Ave. S. interviewed and two cases were under review but no flat refusals had been given. Seventy five people had been approved as immigrants, including 20 granted landed immigrant status Persons residing illegally in Canada have until midnight Monday to apply for im- migrant status Anyone il- legally in the country then who has not applied will be deported without appeal. The immigration office will KQ from 9 si. m to 5 n in Saturday and Sunday, and from 8 a.m. to midnight Mon- day. AIR VAC 18112nd Ave. S. PHONE 328-0286 Power Furnace Cleaning NU-MODE HOMES LTD OCTOBER 10th thru OCTOBER 14th used in bars, is 15 cents cheaper than any whisky, in that price range distilled out- side the province The Alberta government gives this reduc- tion as an incentive to attract distillers to the province. Palliser vodka sells for 60 and is now being made at the distillery. Vodka and gin. un- like whisky, do not have to be aged and can be sold im- mediately after being made Palliser gin sells for 40 a bottle Under Canadian law. all rums bottled in Canada must contain a 25 per cent minimum of rum distilled from Canadian molasses. For this reason Palliser rum is a blend of Canadian and West Indian rum and sells for 50 a bottle Palhser's initial market for its products will be Alberta but eventually it will expand to cover all Canada Palliser is owned by Gilbey Canada Ltd and is located at 2925 9th Ave. N It takes up 26 acres and have option on 24 more. The cost of the plant is ?12 million dollars. It has an an- nual distilling capacity of 4.5 million gallons and can fer- ment barrels week. 3rd drug conviction A 23-year-old Lethbridge man found guilty in district court Fndav of possession of hashish was fined sentenced to a day in jai! and put on probation for one year. Donald .John Leon. 2832 6th Ave. S was arrested by RCMP in Lethbridge April 19 after he returned by air from Calgary Police found a half gram of hashish in his possession. Leon has two previous con- victions on the same charge. One of the conditions of his probation is that he not associate with known drug users. CALGARY (STAFF) In- formation gathered by or- biting American spacecraft could help farmers of the world increase food produc- tion, says a U S agricultural expert. Using data collected from space, workers at the Remote Sensing Institute in Brookings, South Dakatoa, are able to determine soil moisture reserves in millions of acres of land using a single photograph Victor Myers, director of the institute told The Herald following his talk to the an- nual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Region of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers here the information compiled from the orbiting spacecrafts is particularly important to agriculture. He said the information has already been used to observe soil limitations, plant dis- eases, insect infestations, irrigation management, rangeland management and snow cover. And Dr. Myers feels the work being done at the in- stitute holds answers to many agricultural problems in Southern Alberta. Because the spacecraft or- bits the earth 14 times daily, pictures of the entire earth's surface can be repeated every 18 days Through the 18-day cycle of photographs, farmers can be warned of apendmg outbreak of insects ahead of time and be ready to use chemicals recommended by the large in- formation computer bank which holds all the data collected from the spacecraft. Still in the experimental stage, the plan is to have add- ed spacecraft circling earth to reduce the time element between pictures of a given area from 18 days to three. Then county agricultural agents will have information retrieval systems so they can E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB. LTD. 204 Medical Dental Bldg. Phone 327-6565 Thursday-Friday 6p.m. 9p.m. Saturday-Sunday 2 p.m. 9 p.m. No. 9 PRIMROSE PLACE We have 8 more Beautiful Homes 'You'll be Surprised at the Low Down Payments' "The Builders of Award Winnmc] Homes" 1277 3rd Ave. South Phone 327-1130 PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIO" DRY CLEANING 311 Oth St. S.and 1514A 9th Ava. S. PHONE 327-4141 327-5151 327-7771 hour service tailoring blocking and leather processing pleat drapery processing get answers to any question from the computer. With this improved service, said Dr. Myers, the up-to-date information can provide answers to problems at a time when farmers can still handle them. Using the pictures from space, the amount of snow cover could be determined for any given area, he said With this type of service, farmers in the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District would have more accurate figures on the amount of runooff from the foothills and mountains that would be available for agricultural use. Open house An open house will be held at the Birth Control and Infor- mation Centre, 542 7th St. S., from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Displays and literature will be available, and topical films will be shown "Methods of Family Planning" will be shown at p.m., "Sexuali- ty and Communication" at 2 p m and "Mother-to-be" at 3 p m The second film features A. B. Chernick and B. Cher- nick, a husband and wife team of doctors exploring sexuality and communication. MOVING? Certified bentil Mechanic" CLIFF BLACK, BLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. Lowir tivil PHONE 327-2822 CALL OWEN AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES IDIAIe SQUARE CATTLE WATERER MODEL M3CBAG Height Langth 36" Width 34" Weight 163 Ibi. Capacity o( Trough 33Vi Gailoni Two High or Low Preaaura Valves "Ideal Waterers" are heated by Liquid Propane or Natural Gas. ROUND CATTLE WATERER MODEL M11BAG Height Diameter 33" Weight 77 Ibi. 22 GsMons OLIVER INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY LTD. 236 36th St. North, Lethbridge Phone 327-1571 or the 'OLIVER DEALER' nearest you Are you planning a ban- u quet, wedding reception I or social gathering soon? Lei us prepare and serve a delicious meal to your exact specifications THE LOTUS BANQUET ROOM for up to 125 persons is available at all limes. Phone early lor reservatlonsl JUST CALL 327-0240 OR 327-2297 LOTUS Across From The CPR Depot The Essex 50 Polaroid Camera Is Here! We are arranging group demonstrations at our 3 studios, there is NO obligation to buy (INDEED IT IS UNLIKELY THAT WE CAN FILL THE PRESENT DEMANDS) But see this remarkable invention. YOU MUST1 Phone any one of our 3 studios for details on these demonstrations TERRY BLAND PHOTOGRAPHY "CARRIAGE HOUSE STUDIO" 1224 3rd Avo S Phone 377 JS7.1 COLLEGE MALL STUDIO TABER STUDIO ;