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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, October 13, LETHBRIDGE HR5ALO 25 Coast clean-up could continue until late spring next year Going full blast This is the type of grain dryer being used in nor- thern Alberta and Saskatchewan as farmers try to salvage crops affected by snow and rain. A blast of Some crops already abandoned propane-fired heat is blown through the grain. Ren- tal of the equipment in northern Alberta costs an hour. Grain in water-soaked fields By JIM NEAVES EDMONTON (CP) "We don't even dare think about said LucieSt. Andre of the financial loss she and husband Roger face after wet weather that has almost forced them to abandon the crop four miles northwest of the northern Al- berta community of Giroux- ville. With most of Prairie grain crops harvested in southern areas, large acreages in northern Alberta and northern Saskatchewan remain in watersoaked fields that defy attempts by machinery to move in. Industry officials estimate that 91 million than one-sixth of this year's total estimated Prairie wheat crop of 585 million is not harvested. Earlier this week, the Alberta wheat pool said most points in the province north and northwest of a line from Calgary through Lloydminster reported less than half of their wheat threshed, and the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool said nearly half the bread wheat crop was unharvested in northern Saskatchewan. In the Alberta legislature, Premier Peter Lougheed said warm, windy weather is need- ed to dry unthreshed grain. Mrs. St. Andre, a regional director of the Women of Uni- farm, said in an interview most of the municipal district of Smoky River in Alberta's Peace River block is affected. She estimated 25 inches of rain fell during this year's growing season compared with an average nine inches. "The machinery just bogs down. We can't even get a swather in and many people have told me they just aren't going to bother trying to get the crop harvested." She said the only hope is a sudden, hard would freeze the ground enough to allow farm machinery to operate. The crop then could be harvested, but the financial return would be reduced because the rain- soaked grain would be of a lower grade and weigh less. In addition, any decision to leave the crop in the fields for the winter would mean extra work cleaning up next spring to prepare for planting the 1974 crop. Allan Washenfelder, Sas- katchewan Wheat Pool agent at Naicam, Sask.. 80 miles southeast of Prince Albert, said conditions have been bad BED OF THORNS CLAPHAM, England (CP) Rev. Peter Winstone has made a fakir-style bed of six- inch nails which he plans to lie on for six hours. He's going to charge visitors watching the "lie-in" and said it would spare his parishioners the tedious events normally held to ra-se church funds. but the harvest should be com- pleted today. The problem in that area was a four-to six-inch snowfall early in September followed by more than one-half inch of rain. Unlike northern Alberta, wet fields were not the wheat was just too damp to harvest "We've got quite a few grain dryers going in the he said, adding that the 175 farmers who deliver their grain to his elevator seeded more than acres to wheat this year. Compromise rejected by minister REGINA (CP) Federal Justice Minister Otto Lang has rejected a Saskatchewan compromise proposal on the feed grains controversy and asked the province to get started on discussions about next year's plan.- Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Jack Messer said in a telegram to Mr. Lang that Saskatchewan would com- promise on the issue if the Canadian Wheat Board's pric- ing authority is restored. In Saskatchewan it is esti- mated that 48 million bushels of wheat from a total of 368 million bushels remain to be harvested. In Alberta about 43 million bushels of the wheat harvest estimate of 134 million bushels lies in the fields. There was no harvest prob- lem in Manitoba this year with almost all of the 83- million-bushel wheat crop in the bins. The total estimate for this year's crop was an increase of about 70 million bushels com- pared with 1972 and officials say there is no doubt the Cana- dian wheat board, the national marketing agency, will be able to sell every bushel produced YOU OWE IT TO YOURSELF TO TRY THIS NEW PIPE! This top grade Mediterranean briar incorporates a sensational invention that contradicts every idea you've ever had about pipe smoking. It completely eliminates breaking-in. Tars, sludge, bite, and bitterness never reach your mouth. When you switch to a Carey Pipe, you get cleaner, cooler, sweeter, tastier, moisture-free, thoroughly enjoyable smoking. You may be a pipe smoker with a rack full of pipes and slill search- ing for the ideal smoke, or perhaps you would like to switch to a pipe to cut down on cigarettes or expen- sive cigars When it was first learned that cigarette smoking was associated with lung cancer, heart disease si.d cihcr respinUorv diseases, sruokc o by the thousands switched to pipe smoking. IVJost of them were utterly disappointed because they just couldn't tolerate the tongue bite, the bitterness, the sludge, the slugs of foul tasting goo, nnd the stale after-taste that results from smok- ing an ORDINARY pipe. Over 3D Yeirs Ago I suffered the same disappoint- ments bought one pipe after nnoiliLr, always looking for the ideal pipe. I bought the best pipes money could buy, and I bought all the disappointing, so called im- proved pipes with fancy gadgets nnd gimmicks, hut never found a single solitary pipe that would smoke hour after hour, day after day, without bitterness, bite or sludge. It was then, with considerable doubt, I decided to work out some- thin i; for myself. After months of experimenting and scores of dis- appointments, suddenly, almost by accident, I discovered how to har- ness four great natural laws to give me everything I wanted in a pipe. It didn't require any "breaking- in." From the first puff it smoked cool it smoked mild. It smoked right down to the last bit of to- bncro without bite. It never has to lie "rested Yet, it is utterly im- possible for goo or sludge to reach your tongue, because my invention dissipates the goo as it forms The Carey Pipe may look like any ordinary pipe, but it's a lot different! Tn fact, there's nothing like it in the whole world. The Carey Pipe is made of the finest aged mediterranean its big secret in the exclusive pat- ented "MAGIC cleverly con- cealed in a bite proof nylon stem. It's Not A Filter The "Magic Inch" is not a filter that gets soggy and loaded with foul smelling goo. A soggy foul smelling filter transmits its stale foul odor into each successive puff of cr.ioka, creating nioie problems thnn it solves It's Not A Trap The "Magic Inch" is not a trap collecting moisture that gurgles with every draw. It is not a trap that must be cleaned after every smoke. H'i Almost Miglc Not my magic but NATURE'S OWN MAGIC. Warm winds pick up moisture by evaporation from the oceans, lakes, rivers, and streams, lift it high into the atmosphere where the cooler upper air squeezes it into drops of water that fall back to earth in its most perfect slnte of purity Just ns the colder upper air of the atmosphere causes rnm, the cool air entering the "Magic Inch" chamber through the special louv- ers of the patented Carey stem, causes immediate condensation of the moisture in the smoke where it drops (o the bottom of the chamber, is absorbed by the natural fiber sleeve of the "Magic and in turn, is evaporated into the outside air. No accumulation ever remains to form sludge or slugs of bitter tasting goo. The "Magic Inch" also mixes purifying oxygen with the smoke from the tobacco, in perfectly controlled Pleost tend me another for my brother. I have obouf every kind of pip? you con of When in the Service, purc'iojed pipef in France, Germany and Switzerland, but ihit is the best pipe 1 today There lust couldn't be a better tast- ing, sweeter smoke than you gel from the Cart} Pipe I. S., Edwardiville cooling the smoke, eliminating all tongue bite, nnd creating MELLOW- NESS, MILDNESS, and SWEET. NESS that was never before en- joyed in pipe smoking When I first started making the Carey "Magic Inch" Pipe as a holihv and several of them to mv pitv did I know that their enthusiasm and persistent demands for more pipes for themselves and their friends would niflke my part-time hobby grow into thr most unusual pipe business in the worlcl Today, over one hundred and fifty thousand pipe smokers smoke Carey Pipes almost exclusively. Thev all got started by accepting my most unusual offer lo test a Carey Pipe for 30 days, without any risk on their part whatsoever. They were all granted llie same option, an option which is yours also After 30 dnvs, if you scree that the Carey I'ipe is the host of your hfc. you may keep it; if you don't agree, whack it with a hammer and return the broken pieces to me. The trial has cost >ou nothing! How many busi- nesses are that sure of their prod- uct? Miki Your Own 30 Dly Test Clip out the coupon below. Fill in your name and address and send it to me TODAY. I'll send you a full color brochure, abso- lutely free to you can select your favortie t'vle nnd shape for your 30 day trial E. A. CAREY, Dtpt. WOP. 26 Duncan St., Toronto, Onl., M5V 2D9 Okay Mr. Carey, oencl me your full color brochure so I can select a pipe to smoke for 30 days on a trial basis. Name___________---------------- Address. ___ City_________ Prov._ By KEN METHERAL VANCOUVER (CP) For 17 days apprehension has dogged harbor and en- vironmental officials mopping up the oil spill near the entrance to Vancouver har- bor. It was a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, when the bow of the Japanese freighter Sun Dia- mond sliced into the British freighter Era wan, rupturing her fuel tanks and spilling 000 gallons of bunker oil into waters almost within hailing distance of the University of British Columbia. Despite ideal weather conditions and swift action, swirling tidal waters carried some gallons across the bay to foul West Vancouver area shores. The. cleanup, which may cost upwards of is expected to con- tinue until spring. It is the experience of this relatively minor spill, the first of any magnitude to hit Vancouver harbor, that causes the apprehension. If a small spill can cause such problems, what would result from a major spill involving one of the giant tankers now coming into increasing use? "It would be says Captain Roy Holland, Vancouver harbormaster. "There is no other way to describe "It gives me the says Jack Wood, who as superintendent of parks for West Vancouver has been in- volved in the cleanup. WORST OVER More than two weeks after the spill, the Erawan is safely in drydock and the worst of the cleanup is over. But long stretches of the rocky West Vancouver shoreline remain fouled. Mr. Wood has six men on fulltime cleanup work and assigns more when he can. Another 30 or more employed by the federal environment department and ministry of transport are also hard at work. In badly-fouled areas, the oil is being soaked up with peat moss, rocks cleaned with highpressure hoses and floating debris gathered up. Some oilsoaked debris and peat moss is trucked to city dumps and the .remainder burned, in small piles to reduce smoke pollution. The final scrubbing is ex- pected to be handled by winter gales. The collision provided the first real trial of a spill plan drawn up by environmental and harbor officials. "Everything possible to alleviate the effects of the spill was done as quickly as possible says Captain Holland. "Five minutes after the acci- dent report everyone concern- ed had been alerted. Captain Holland and several other of- ficials didn't wait to dress, arriving at their offices in py- jamas. The first job was to separate the two freighters and ensure they were not in danger of sinking. the first oil boom was ringed around the Erawan, and two were added during the day. On advice of harbor officials knowledgeable about tidal currents, truckloads of peat moss were delivered to West Vancouver beaches before the first oil floated in. Hundreds of area many of them students, raced to the waterfront to help spread peat moss and straw Centres were set up to handle oilsmeared birds, their numbers surprisingly small thanks in part to enterprising youngsters who drove them away from oilfouled areas with stones. The city of Vancouver es- caped virtually unscathed. Al- most perversely, the currents swept the oil to the opposite side into (he home riding of federal Environment Minister Jack Davis, where the rugged shoreline made the cleanup more difficuU. Inevitably, the cleanup operation brought complaints. Some felt oil booms should have been placed around the vessels immediately, instead of after almost hours. Har- bor officials explain that rescue tugs needed sea room until the freighters were separated and secure. FREE ESTIMATES On Alt Wiring CHINOOK ELECTRIC Phone 329-4422 CURBIE'S FINE FOODS EATS Fresh Produce OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK a.m. to p.m. l5i69thAve. S. BETWEEN THE TWO HOSPITALS 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 8.15 a.m. to 5 p m. Town Cardslon Pmcher Creek Claiesholm High River Olds Sundre Calgary Strathmore Vulcan Three Hills Drumrieller Location Flamingo Ho'.el District Agriculturist s Office Distncl Agriculturist s Office District Agriculturist 5 Office District Agriculturists Office West ParK Motel District Agriculturist's Office 215 A-16 Avenue North District Agriculturists Office District Agriculturist s Office District Agriculturists Office Date 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 S 7 Nov Nov 13 l-i Nov 15616 applications and District Agr cul'unsts Office Local (Lethbridgel P F A A office will be open assistance at all times Farmers who have not completed previous Lilt or G I P. applications please bring your 1969-70. 1970-71. and current permit booKs The Federal Department of Agriculture Personnel P F A A Branch will make a return engagement at a date to be announced WHOS Next time you hear your phone ring will it be a friend, a business contact or the Ding-A-Ling? Not the familiar voice you expected but a "Sorry, Wrong Let's face it: at some time or other almost every one of us has been a Ding-A-Ling. Embarrassing! As Ding-A-Lings we cause delay, confusion, frustration, inconvenience for ourselves and those we didn't mean to ring. Make your phone book your number one way to avoid wrong-number run-a-round. Get it right from the book! BEFORE YOU DIAL IN THE 95 ;