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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Ducks Linger On Prairies WINNIPEG (CP) Ducks Unlimited (Canada) reports there have been isolated south- ward migrations but substantial numbers of ducks continue to linger on the Prairies. "Fall populations have been and are at least as outstanding as last the conservation organization reports in a survey completed Oct. 16. "Although most of the blue- winged teal, green wings and widgeon have gone, a surpris- ing number of shovelers are etill here, particularly in Sas- katchewan. Pintails which were present in large numbers on the Prai- ries all fall now are beginning to thin out. Mallards seem to be field feeding on the stubble everywhere and a prolonged freeze, which forces them into the last of the open water, should see some spectacular concentrations. "The .final exodus, if precip- itated by a quick hard freeze, should be dramatic." SOOTH MOVEMENT A considerable southward movement took place in the Ed- monton area and western Al- berta after a cold snap froze the smaller ponds, but the south remains open and ducks and geese remain in good numbers. Before the freeze, the Alberta provincial manager reported the greatest number of ducks, particularly mallards, he had ever seen in the area east of Edmonton. In British Columbia, interior drought forced an abnormally early migration to coastal marshes. Canada Geese which concentrated early in the Cres- ton flat marshes have mostly moved on but duck numbers have increased. GOLD-DIGGERS The Argonauts of 1862 was a name applied to several parties .of young emigrants from East- ern Canada who journeyed over- land to the goldfields of the Car- iboo in B.C. Psychiatric Service Discussed SPARWOOD (HNS) East] Kootenay Union Board of lealth may have a psychiatrist lown in from Vancouver for about three days a month. After discussing figures pro- vided by hospital admmistra- ori in the East Kootenays con- erning the number of people admitted for treatment for tug overdose or reaction due o' speed or marijuana, mem- ierj of the board decided the igures provided little informa- ion on the existence of drug use and could provide an un- rue picture of the drug situa- Ion. For this reason the board GUARD PREMIER Three provincial policemen keep a close watch outside Premier Robert Bourassa'j office door inside the national assembly Building in Quebec City. Sec- urity has been tight since the kidnapping S aturdoy of labor Minister Pierre; laporte. LOST CONTINENT The Atlantic Ocean gets its name from the continent At- 1 a n t i s supposedly submerged below the present ocean. Congratulations TO VAUXHALL FOODS LTD. ON THEIR GRAND OPENING EXCAVATING by F. MILLER EXCAVATING VAUXHALL PHONE 654-2266 It was indeed a pleasure for us to supply the DRAPES for the new offices of VAUXHALL FOODS LTD. CONGRATULATIONS on their Grand Opening! HOLLAND'S DRAPERY SHOP 325 7th Street S. Phone 327-4475 Oil Spills Danger Second To Needs WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. interior department, in of- fering to lease offshore acres for petroleum develop- ment, has decided the environ- mental dangers Of oil spills are outweighed by the need for oil and gas. The department says relying heavily on tighter regu- lations and tougher enforcement to prevent spills from drilling and production operations on the 1Z7 tracts of submerged land off the coast of Louisiana. Leases on those tracts are to be sold to the highest bonus-bid- ders next Dec. 15 in New Orle- ans, in a sealed-bid auction sus- pended since Feb. 20, 1969, be- cause of a threat of damaging spills. Under the new regulations, no structures may be built on the new tracts without approval of the director of the U.S. ecolog- ical survey who, presumably, would reconcile the oil compa- nies' plans with the interests of commercial fishermen in the area. Despite its precautions, not even the interior department claims petroleum development in those 75 per BUYRITE MEN'S WEAR WEEK- END R--- _B Big Men's Melton Pile Lined CAR COATS With zipper front, slash pocketj, brown only. Sites 42 to 52. Reg. 23.95. WEEKEND SPECIAL 17 ,96 ALL WOOL AND COTTON SHELL TOPCOATS Double and single breasted styles, asst'd colors and pat- terns. Some with zip-in borfl linings. Reg. to 49.95. SPECIAL 20% Off QUILT LINED SK! JACKETS Nylon and cotton outer shell, knit cuffs, zipper front. Sizes 36 to 46. Reg. 16.95 SPECIAL 12 ,95 DISCONTINUED LINES GWG MEN'S WESTERN SHIRTS Assorted colors, perma press, pearl snap buttons, long sleeves. P.95 R.8. 8.95. SPECIAL MEN'S WINTER CAPS All sizes to 7V4. Reg. 1.69. SPECIAL 99' BUYRITE MEN'S TIES Regular and ready-tied. Regular to 1.50 each 4 MEN' WEAR 318 5th STREET S. PHONE 327-4210 OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY UNTIL 9 P.M. cent of them more than 100 feei be completely safe for the environment. The interior department re- ported Oct. 16 to the president's council on environmental qua! ity: "Immediate short-term et feels of oil pollution ma; seriously damage the marine bi ological community in the area where the pollution occurs. The effects of a long-term pollu lion are not clearly understood THROUGH CHAIN "In addition to a visible taint ing of fishery products, hydro- carbons could be passed along through the marine food chain from the lower forms of organ- isms to those, harvested for human consumption. "The effect of such oil inges turn on human health is no fully known." But the d e p a r t m e n t also argued its new regulations and enforcement "appear to be suf h'cienfly effective to render seri o-js oil pollution only minor possibility, not such possibility as should deter needed production of oil and ,na tura gas with a low sulphur con- tent." The report recommended ths "leasing and development (in the Gulf of Mexico) should con tinue if the United States is b avert a major national energy crisis and make progress to- ward retarding air pollution." Considering the air quality ad vantages of natural gas an< low-sulphur oil, the report sait that, "over-all, the environmen- tal impact on the nation is ex- pected to be beneficial." Newspaper Ads Draw Attention TORONTO (CP) Canadians are paying less attention to tele- vision commercials and more to newspaper and magazine adver- tisements, according to an ana- lyst of advertising readership in Canada and the United States. Oscar B. Lubow, president ol Daniel Starch Staff Inc., speak- ing to the Magazine Advertising Bureau of Canada, said noting of TV commercials was down about 100 per cent from the early 1960s. "There is a widely-held belief that TV has captive audience qualities. That day is over. That's an old hang-up." Mr. Lubow said noting of magazine and newspaper adver- tisements was up about 100 per cent. "Good print ads maintain their levels of interest .after dozens and dorais. .of repeti- tions. Bad ads do not improve with age. The same seems to apply to commercials." Beef consumption in Canada is expected to rise by at least 20 pounds per person per year, by 1980. decided to discontinue the com- pilation of figures. Jim Brown, acting director, mental health centre, reported Bay Gotoff, psychologist, had been appointed to his staff. Mr. Gotoff is a specialist counsel- lor with the additional tkill of carrying out and interpreting intelligence tests and will be working in the schools to a great extent. Mrs. Pat O'Neill, psychiatric nurse, will be active in educa- tion and will be mental health consultant to public health nurses. She will endeavor to ob- tain a close rapport with the RCMP, judges and probation departments. TV POPULAR Tne Taipei, Formosa, city jovernment said there were television sets in the Na- ionalist Chinese capital, one for each two families. IT WAS OUR PLEASURE TO INSTALL THE PLUMBING AND HEATING FOR THE NEW VAUXHALL FOODS PLANT WE WISH THEM A VERY Successful Future! IEAVITT PLUMBING AND HEATING TABER PHONE 223-3864 WE EXTEND OUR SINCERE BEST WISHES TO VAUXHALL FOODS LTD. on the opening of their new plant. A fine new addition to Vauxhall's economy. IT WAS OUR PLEASURE TO BE ASSOCIATED IN ITS CONSTRUCTION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERINGS LTD. 909 3rd AVENUE S. PHONE 327-5454 LETHBRIDGE ITiurtday, Octobtr 22, 1970 THI UTHMIDGI HIMLD PLANTS INCREASE Ontario gained 159 new manu- facturing plants in 1966, repre- senting an estimated in capital outlay for buildings and equipment. WE WERE PLEASED TO DO AIL ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS FOR THE NEW VAUXHALL FOODS LTD. PLANT IN VAUXHALL CONGRATULATIONS! FROM BILL'S ELECTRIC (COALDALE) LT! COALDAIE PHONE 345-3639 rc. CONGRATULATIONS VAUXHALL FOODS LTD. IT WAS OUR PLEASURE TO SUPPLY AND INSTALL THE MASONRY OTTO FRITZ 714 18lh Street 'A' N. Phone 327-6779 We Heartily Extend CONGRATULATIONS to VAUXHALL FOODS LTD. ON THE COMPLETION AND OPENING OF THEIR NEW PLANT WE WERE PLEASED TO BE A SUPPLIER REVELSTOKE BUILDING MATERIALS LTD. VAUXHAU. PHONE 654-2477 ANNOUNCING THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF YAUXHALL FOODS LIMITED "INSTANT POTATOES" VAUXHALL, ALBERTA APPOINTMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS for VAUXHALL FOODS and PAK-WEL PRODUCE LTD. Mr. Tajiri is o promin- ent potato grower in Wes- tern Canada. He has serv- ed on board for both the Alberta Potato Grow- ers Association and the Al- berta Potato Commission. Mr. Tajiri was one of the key people in the de- velopment of both Pa k-Wei Produce and Vauxhall Foods. Mr. Anderson Is a na- tive of Salmon, Idaho, and an engineering graduate of the Southern Technical Institute at Marietta, Georgia. Mr. Anderson had six years experience in the po- tato processing industry in the U.S. prior to his ac- cepting the position of plant manager with Vaux- hall Foods. KAZ TAJIRI PRESIDENT VAUXHALL FOODS LIMITED FRANKLIN D. ANDERSON PLANT MANAGER VAUXHALL FOODS LIMITED J. RITCHIE EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT VAUXHALL FOODS LIMITED Mr. Ritchie has had 13 years experience in mar- keting and management, five of those were as Gen- eral Manager of Pak-Wel Produce prior to his ap- pointment as Executive Vice-President of Vauxhall Foods. Mr. Richie will be re- sponsible for marketing and facility development and will serve on the board for both Pak-Wel and Vauxhall Foods. R. SKELLY PLANT MANAGER PAK-WEL PRODUCE LTD. R. (Bob) Skelly has been appoinied Plant Manager of Pak-Wel Produce Ltd. Bob was born and educat- ed in Northern Ireland and came to Canada in 1953. Mr. Skelly has had 20 successful years experience in marketing and mer- chandising at retail levels in Ireland and Canada, prior to his latest appoint- ment with Pak-Wel. KEN TAMURA Quality Control Supervisor GRANT PISKO Special Proiecu Co-ordinator FRANK INABA Manager V.G. StrvicM Ltd. DON NIEMETZ Accountant BILL HANStN Maintenance Mr. Ken. Tamura is a graduate in Chemistry from S.A.I.T., and has seven years experience in an- alytical chemistry and rubber technology prior to his appointment with Vauxhall Foods Limited as Qua- lity Control Supervisor. Mr. Grant Pisko is an Economics graduate from the University of Lethbridge, and as Special Projects Co-prdinator will be involved with many aspects of plant production. Mr. Frank Inaba has been appointed Manager for the combined administrative offices of Vauxhall Foods and Pak-Wel Produce. Mr. Inaba is a gradu- ate of Mt. Royal College ,and is currently working towards an accounting diploma through U.B.C. Dept. of Extension, and has several years experience in otfice administration. Mr. Don Niemetz has assisted in sales and account- ing with Pak-Wel prior to his appointment as ac- countant for V. G. Services Ltd., the administrative office of Pak-Wel Produce and Vauxhall Foods Lim- ited. Mr. Bill Hansen has a total of 15 years experi- ence in the U.S. and Canada with potato processing equipment. Mr. Hansen has designed the Pak-Wel starch plant, the Pak-Wel production plant, as well as the storage facilities at the Pak-Wel plant. Mr. fiansen is a native South Albertan. ;