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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta flan Your Hawaiian Vacation Now. Jet Away Tours CP Air FunSun Adventure Tours Pleasure ma Tours ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3201 The IctHlnldgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Saturday, September 2, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 26 NOW !N OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BIDO. 740 AVE. S. PHONE 328-71ZI "Do you have a pair of giants for holiday Watch NDP, PC Parties gearing for Oct. 30 vote By GREG McINTYRE Herald Staff Writer Judging by the hustle and bustle today, the Progressive Conservatives and the New Democratic Party will be the campaigns to watch in Letb- bridge heading for the Oct. 30 general election. The Liberals and the Social Credit intend to field candi- dates, but were hanging back waiting for nomination conven- tions at which they will decide on candidates. The Liberals will elect a candidate Sept. 11 while the Socreds have set Sept. 15 as their date. Both nomination conventions are scheduled for the Civic Sports Centre. Hal Hoffman, the NDP can- didate, has called a news con- ference for 7 p.m. Tuesday at which "media kits" will bo given out by his campaign manager Elaine Harrison, a city housewife. "We've never been better prepared said the 38- year-old Lethbridge Commu- nity College instructor. Ken Hurlburl, 44, the Con- servative candidate was in California today at a family wedding. Fred Weatherup, local PC campaign co-ordinator, said Cars clobber fence, garage Vehicles and stationary ob- jects don't mix and two south- ern Alberta drivers found out the hard way Friday night. Eugene Fox, 18 of Cardslon was the driver of a car which ran through a fence surround- ing George McKillop School at 1 a.m. causing damage to the fence and damage to the car. Debbra Lee Fisher, 15, a passenger in the Fox car, was admitted to St. Michael's Gen- eral Hospital. She was reported In satisfactory condition this morning. In another single car acci dent, John Kluczjiy, 46, of 1221 8th Ave. N., ran into the brick garage at Grey Trailer Sales, 101 1st Ave. S. at a.m. There was damage to the garage and damage to live car. No injuries were re- ported. The Lethbridge detachment of the ECMP reported a quiet night with no reports of acci- dents. MOVING? campaign chairmen have been appointed throughout the Leth- bridge riding and the party is set to roll. Bob Baliki, a lawyer, is the PC campaign chairman for the city, wliile other campaigns will be organized from (lie Fort Macleod, Pincher Creek, Card- ston and rural Lethbridge areas. The Conservatives will meet Wednesday to plan campaign strategy, said Mr. Weatherup. Deane Gundlock, Conserva- tive MP for since 1958, has announced he will re- tire and throw his support behind Mr. Hurlburt's cam- paign. Kulh Lanileryou, wife of John Landeryou, long-time Lethbridge representative in the Alberta legislature and a former MP, is the only Socred candidate to so far announce an intention to contest the Soc- red nomination. John Boras, 49, a lawyer and the Liberal candidate in the last federal election, and Andy Russell, 56, a naturalist-author are the two Liberal hopefuls. The Lethbridgc scat hi the House of Commons has been held by a Conservative since 1958. It was Social Credit for several years prior to that. In the last federal election in 1968, the returns were: Mr. Gundlock Mr. Boras Ernie Patter- son (SO, and Dr. Ted Orchard Work starts on office structure A square foot, 000, one-storey office building will be built at the southwest corner of 4th Ave. and 9th St. S. in downtown Lethbridge. BVcd Weatherup, president of Enerson's, said demolition of the old building at the site started Thursday. The original plan for a nine-slorey office building was scrapped, he said. Architects for the new build- rag are Robins, Mitchell and Watsons. Engineers are Ken- wood Engineering Construction Ltd. The building is expected to be completed by the er.d of De- cember. I.A.C. Ltd. will be the main tenant. Additional rental spaco in the building, which Mr. Weatherup described as "first is still available. Fined Phil Maryancik, 17, of 1703 17th Ave. S., was fined SZOO after he pleaded guilty in pro- vincial judge's court to illegal possession of cannabis resin. The guilty plea followed an analysis of material, w h i c h proved to be hashish. Crops Icite Near-record harvest is expected in south By RIC SWIHART Herald Staff Writer It's a good year for farmers. That about sizes up the agri- ultural scene for 1972 as first arvest reports point to near ecord crops in southern Al- berta. A survey of district agricul- urists in the region indicated nat crops in the areas north and west of Lethbridge are con- iderably later maturing than irops south and east. Varying amounts of precipi- ation and lighter land in the eastern portion of the province account for the earlier crops. TABER Jamie Williamson, DA for Taber, said the cool weather his summer saved many farm- ers considering the lack of moisture with only two report- ng 100 per cent hail damage. lc said yields for most crops will be above average. Winter wheat crops are all the bins now with spring wheat swathing 80 per cen complete and GO per cent har vested. Barley Is reported at 90 per cent swathed and 70 per cen harvested. Rapeseed combin ing is virtually finished. The majority of the oat crop swathed. The flax crop is standing yet but it looks good he said. Southern Alberta's vegetabl Industry is centred in Tabe and all crops are reported i good shape. The early potal crop produced 10 to 11 ton per acre with the potato cro for the french fry market no1 starting to come off. Nette Gems, a table potato variety will be harvested later. Silage corn will be harvestet next week with grain cor threshed alter freeze-up. Th sweet corn acreages will done next week also as the car rung industry is gearing for prring wheat yield. Barley crops are being swath- d, with 20 per cent finished. nly five per cent has been hreshed with early indications ointing to 50 to 60 bushels per ere yields. Rapeseed crops are 25 per The average has been about 35 bushels. Barley is being harvested ent finished vith yields as high 25 bushels per acre report- ed. The flax crop is still stand- ing. Farmers in the Claresholm egion are cutting oats and arley as green feed also, to upplemenl the hay crop. LETHBRIDGF. WARNER Murray McLelland, DA for he Lethbridge and ounties, said harvest is in full swing in his territory. Spring vheat swathing is under way vith barley and rapeseed crops being threshed. "Scattered showers through- out the region are resulting in widely differing yields for all lie "Winter wheat yields have been reported from 23 bushels per acre to 45 bush- els." Feed barley crops have net- Led up to 60 bushels per acre with an average of 35. Hay crops on the irrigation land ha Mr. McLelland's terri lory is very good. Second cut itngs are reported slower than normal. CARDSTON Del Steed, DA for Cardston said the crops are starting t ripen rapidly with the recen hot weather. Adding the acres of farm land on the Blooc Indian Reserve he supervise and aids farmers on 1.1 miltio acres. Winter wheat harvesting opei ations are almost completes with more than 40 bushels pe acre reported by some farmers with about GO per cent swath- ed. AH rapeseed crops are cut but very little has been thresh- ed. An increased oat acreage is about 60 per cent swathed. What has been harvested has shown good yields. A wild oat problem in the spring wheat crops, due to the cool spring, is causing some concern but yields should still be good, he said. With the fine weather condi- jood harvest conditions In all other parts of the district. "Barons, Champion and Car- mangay area farmers are get- ing real good he said. Spring wheat crops are 30 per cent swathed and 10 per cent harvested. He said the irrigation farm- ers have crops which couldn't be better, especially for hay. "The farther north you gel, the better the crops get." Details Friday on westside lots AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th SI. S. Phone 328-4095 AIR CONDITIONING Alton Refrigeration Ltd. For Iho best buy in Air Conditioning PhonB 327-5816 LABOR DAY WEEKEND SPECIAll Family Dinner FOR 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN Chicken Chow MeTn Sweet and Sour Spareribs Deep Shrimps, Breaded or PineappTe CHTcVen Chicken Fried Rica ALL FOR ONLY......... 3 .95 Delivered to Your Home Piping Hall OPEN SUNDAY and MONDAY 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. PHONE THE 327-0240 327-2297 LOTUS Across From CPR Depot MOSES The sculpture Moses, a 22-foot, six-Ion creation by Sorel Etrog, is being mounted on its new site at the University of Lethbridge. The cast bronze work was previously situated at the Arts building on the LCC campus. The House of Seagram purchased Moses from Expo 67 in Montreal for and donated it to the U of L. Moses will be ready for unveiling by Mr. Etrog at the U of L official opening Sept. 22-24. Moses is one of Ihe original edilion of three. The others are in Tel Aviv and tos Angeles. The sculpture is hollow, the surface bronze measuring one-fourth an inch to half an inch. Kerber Photo Hotelmen award scholarships Al Hober, vice-president of he Alberta Hotel Association, presented AHA scholarships to .hree Lelhbridge sliidents at he El Rancho Motor Hotel Fri- day. Aiiglo Distributors SERVICE CENTRE 419 5th Street South Phone 328-6661 NOW OPEN Government Licensed Technician Repairs lo Radios, Televisions and Tape Recorders. SONY LLOYDS DUAL NORESCO The scholarships, each went to Patricia Allison Frag nell of 832 13Hi St. S., Iris Van Orman of 1COZ 28th A St. S. and Bahrian (Don) Sieve Ro maniuk of 315 18th SI. N. Miss Fragnell, IB, had an av erage mark of 01 at the Leth bririgo Collegiate Institute. Sfo going inlo a the University of Alberta. Miss Van Orman, 18, achiev ed 02 marks at Ihe LCI. She i taking up dental hygiene at the U of A. Mr. Homaniuk, 18, was Catholic Central student wit' 88 marks. He is going to the U 0- A to study economics. Mr. Holier said the thre Lcthbridgo scholarships wer among the 89, worth a total a throughout til province this year to deservin Alberta students going int their first year at the imiver sities. The AHA's seholarshi program started 20 years The AHA has also given to the University of Lcthbridg for scholarship use at the La tor's discretion. By Friday details should bei worked out so that the first lew lots can go on sale hi West- ridge, City Manager Tom Nut- Uiig says. Building In a 15-acre area lat will be exclusively single- amily dwellings could begin by ctober. Some form of tender plan is xpected to invite the public to id on the first 57 lots in the ew city-controlled evelopment near the Uni ver- ity of LeUibridge. Mr. Nutting said until final etails are worked out, he isn't ertain just how the sale will e handled. That will be out- ined Friday. APPROVAL Thursday, Mr. Nutting Is cheduled to meet Central lortgage and Housing Corpor- tion officials to get final ap- proval of city development ians. And Tuesday he is scheduled o sit down at city hall with rep> resenlatives of the Lcthbridge Housing Association to iron out differences of opinion. The association has criticized flie city for not letting private developers get involved in Westbridge to a larger extent. The criticism followed state- ments by Mr. Nutting and Er- win Adderley, former executive director of the pldman River Regional Planning Commis- sion, based on an Albert Housing Corporation study, th; per-foot building costs here years have been highe than in Calgary and Edmonton BUILDER'S VIEW "I hope the meeting Tuesda will ease a bad Ji Shigehiro, vice-president of tl association, said in an inte view. "I hope we can convince tl city at the meeting that have people who are qualified to build and design show homes." Because there is no one large developer likely to construct all the homes in the first stage of the Westbridge scheme, Mr. Nutting said the city is keeping a tight rein oil building stand- ards and general development plans. The main control the city will have on building standaids in Westbridge will be the land sale or purchase agreement signed at time of sale, he said. lions persisting, the harvest should produce good yields, he id PINCHER CREEK Bob Lyon in Pincher Creek id if the weather conditions crsist, there will be a bump- crop in his district. "There is a tremendous mount of grain in the fields ind the problem now, is to get he said. Many farmers have been get- ng a second hay crop off dry- and operations, something usu- ly reserved for ttiose lucky be situated near irrigation orks. All the crops in the Pincher reek region are 10 days to vo weeks behind the other re- orting areas. Mr. Lyon said most crop creages are down in his dis- -rict since the federal govern- ment grasslands incentive pro- gram was introduced. For ev- ery acre of land previously own to cereal crops, the fed- ral government pays il it s seeded to grass. Winter wheat harvesting Is about 50 per cent completed and about 80 per cent has been watlied. FOREMOST Foremost District Agricultur- st Delton Jensen reported har- vest operations to be advanced n his district. Winter wheat crops are all in he bins, with spring wheat crops 60 per cent swathed and 30 per cent harvested. Oat and flax harvest is gen- eral in the region with rape- seed about SO per cent com- ilcted. Most farmers in the region should be finished harvest op- erations within three weeks. Crops have produced well considering the poor spring and summer period. Farmers are reported to be satisfied con- sidering the conditions. VULCAN Blair Shaw, DA at Vulcan, reported the Lomond-Travers- Enchant area is the only hard hit crop region in liis district. Crops are reported to be only six to 12 inches tall in many cases. Farmers are reporting Course set on science for laymen Science for the non-scientist will "be presented in a series of lectures at the University of Lethbridge Oct. 4 to Nov. 15. The seven-lecture scries win cover a wide range of topics and is open to anyone, regard- less of academic background. The fee for the course is for adults anci for students and senior citizens. Registration is required class. before the first Visitors up at garden The Nikka Yuko Centennal Garden will return to its regu- lar schedule following the sum- mer season beginning Sept. 5. The visiting hours, which have been 8 a.m. to p.m., will be changed to 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. following the Labor Day holiday. Visitors to the garden have numbered G5.000 to date this season, more than in 1971. SMUEY'S PLUMBING GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS INSTALLED Phona 328-2176 PARK'S-NEILSON'S Dry Cleaners Ltd. SUPERIOR DRY CLEANING 311 6th Si. 5. and 1514A 9lh Ave.S. PHONE 327-4141 327-S151 327-7771 hour service lailonng blocking and leather processing pleat drapery processing DR. R. J. BRIDGE D.D.S. wishes to announce tha commencement of his practice of FAMILY DENTISTRY At 105 Medical Dental Building 434 7th Street South OfFICE OPEN TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone 328-2133 for appointments JCLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL IAB MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. lower Lave) PHONE 327-2822 With every purchase of a C.I.I. RIFLE OR SHOTGUN We supply FREE OF CHARGE k 1 gun case 1 box of shells or ammunition t 2 sighting In or patterning targets CALL SPORTING 327-5767 DOWNTOWN MARY TUK Bride of David Smith of Ottawa September 2, 1972 CONGRATULATIONS ;