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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LETHBR1DGE HERALD Friday, September 18, 1970 Harvesting Operations Halted By Poor Weather Conditions OTTAWA (CP) Poor weather has halted harvesting in almost all districts of the Prairies, the Dominion Bureau of Statistics reported in its final the season on crop conditions. The 'bureau's correspondents said rain and low temperatures with frost and snow in parts of Saskatchewan and Alberta have forced farmers to stop harvest- ing. About half the harvest is com- pleted in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Late-sown crops are threatened by frost ill both provinces. Progress is better in Alberta before the bad weather and some southern-area farmers there have finished their har- vests. In the central and northern districts, however, conditions are much the same as in the other two provinces. In a special rust report from t h e agriculture department's Winnipeg research station, the bureau says cereal rusts Have been prevalent. The lateness of the crop in Manitoba and south- eastern Saskatchewan contrib- uted to wide destruction of crops by the fungus disease. Field observations indicate a loss of about nine million bushels of wheat in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Rains throughout the southern part of British Columbia have greatly improved pasture condi- tions. Snow and rain in the Peace River country have ham- pered harvesting. Apple picking now is general in the south. Wet cool weather in the Mar Limes also has delayed harves ing there. In Prince Edward Island hai Campus Hecklers Deter Politicians CHICAGO (AP) Presiden Nixon says the threat of he< kling deters him and other poli ical figures from appearance on U.S. college campuses todaj "It's a sad day when a gre? university can't hear controve sial any man i political He is controversial, the president told reporter here. Quebec Men Have High Cancer Rate MONTREAL (CP) Th death rate from mouth cance In men in Quebec is almost dou ble the average rate in the res at Canada, says a Toronto den tistry professor. Dr. D. L. Anderson of the Unl versify of Toronto gave a quid statistical comparison to delegates attending a combine! meeting of the Canadian ant American academies of perio- dontolgy. Dr. Anderson said cancer is relatively uncommon in the mouth compared with other body sites. But the death rate in men in Quebec is about 80 per million population. He said cancer of the moutt lining, which occurs predomi- nantly in men, is highest hi rural populations, and is mosi often detected in the lower lip. Most lip cancers, said Dr. An- derson, appear to be due to long exposure to sun rays. While the incidence of lip can- cer in women does not vary from province to province, in men it is more frequent in Sas- katchewan and Prince Edward Island, with a heavy population of farmers and fishermen. About SO per cent of lip can- cers are found in men while 75 per cent of cancers in the lining of the mouth occur in men. Why women show a lower in- cidence is not known yet. Father Grew Drug Crop For Son PITTSBURGH (AP) A man, arrested on charges of raising marijuana plants in his backyard, said fatherly concern prompted him to cultivate the crop. "I grew it for my son so he would not come in touch with the bad element which sells Louis C. Catz, 41, said after his ar- rest Wednesday. Catz was released under bond. Nixon indicated he would lik to make more campus appear ances like the one Wednesday a Kansas State University wher he was vigorously applauded b a campus audience of mor than Nixon struck a responsiv chord at Kansas State when h said: "The tiros has come la us to recognize that violenc and terror have no place in free society." He talked to reporters abou his pleased reactions campus appearance "when h came to Chicago for an over night visit to talk with Midwesi ern news media executives today. Despite some "insignifican Nixon said he felt th big campus audience got every implication of his appeal fo reasoin, tolerance and "an un compromising stand a g a i n s those who reject the rales o civilized conduct and of respec for others." The president didn't mention it, but the majority of the audi ence rose and applauded when he appealed to responsible col lege administrators, faculty aw student leaders "to stand up and be counted" to saVe higher education. Nixon said some students he :alked to afterwards seemec embarrassed at the lack of re spect shown by the hecklers. He said one girl apologized for the iny 30 or who shouted slogans, comments and a few obscenities during Nixon's speech. Water Intake Problems Reaffirmed PEACE RIVER (CP) Ma Cor E. R. Whitmey has criti- cized statements made by Ray Villiston, British Columbia ands and forests minister, con- cerning low water levels on the 'eace River. "It's obvious the minister is ot fully informed about the roblems facing the Town of 'eace River's water .layer Whitmey said. Mr. Williston earlier this week told the chamber of com- merce in Dawson Creek, B.C., lat the problems in Peace :iver "are insignificant when he over-all benefits of flood control on the river are con- idered." Mayor Whitmey said the minister's statement were "ob- Jously made by some who had ot made an on-site on." vesting is only five to 10 per cent finished amd yields and qualities are being lowered by bad weather. Yields of potatoes are above average on Island farms that have begun to bring in the crop. But yields of later crops may run below average. NEED DRY WEATHER Correspondents said that about two weeks of dry weather are needed in New Brunswick to let harvesting equipment work effectively. Potatoes are being harvested now for delivery next week to processing plants and harvest for storage will begin next week. In Nova Scotia, the last month has been very wet. Fields are soft, delaying harvesting of most crops. Reports from the eastern townships of Quebec indicate normal temperatures. Some light frosts have occurred in Wolfe county. An estimated 50 per cent of the gram crop in Quebec has been harvested. Silo filling is general through southern Ontario and has begun in most other areas. A KISS FOR THE CHANCELLOR-Mme. Georges Vanier, chancellor of the University of Ottawa, gets a hug and a kiss from student "freshman" John Williamson as she officially opened the university's two-million-dollar child study centre. Instead of the usual ribbon-cutting, Mme. Vanier marked the occasion by throwing out a large beach ball to the assembled children. About 100 elementary school children will study at the centre and in turn be studied by graduate students and education experts. Mme. Vanier is the widow of the former governor-general who died in 1967. Nun Order Reprimanded By Vatican NEW YORK (AP) The School Sisters of St. Francis, an order of nuns, have been sharply rebuked by the Vatican for indulging in permissiveness, "exaggerated and showing a tendency to "identify with the world." It was learned Thursday :hat the American sisters had wen reprimanded by the Vati- can's Congregation for Reli- ;ious for "uncontrolled experi- mentation" and warned that such practices as late hours out- side the convent "are not only dangerous but a source of scan- dal." The 105-year-old order issued a statement at its headquarters in Milwaukee saying a report was being prepared on its pro- gram of renewal, but Mother' Francis Borgia, the superior general, added: "Our new directions are certain to be con- tinued." The order included teachers, nurses and social workers and serves in schools and hospitals in 20 states and nine foreign countries, mainly in Europe and Latin America. Manning Welcome Says Thompson RED DEER (CP) Robert Thompson, Progressive Conser- vative Member of Parliament for Red Deer, says his parly would welcome former Alberta premier Ernest Manning if IK decided to run for public office. The former National Social Credit Leader said here he didn't think Mr. Manning would :lt in with any other existing federal political party. A petition, being circulated in central Alberta, is seeking to have Mr. Manning re enter politics. Fulton Rollings of Red Deer originator of the petition and a jrovincial Social Credit candi- date in the next Alberta elec- ion, said he hoped to discuss ,he proposal with Mr. Manning 'alee this week. 13 Killed SEOUL (AP) Thirteen per- sons Were killed and 48 injured lere when a bus plunged down a 15-foot slope into a river near Pusan, 200 miles smith of the louth Korean capital, police re- ported. Mr. Manning has declined comment on lira petition. Probe Deaths Of 3 Narwhals VANCOUVER (CP) Three of the Vancouver public aquar- ium's six narwhals died "about a week ago" from undeter- mined causes, aquarium cura- tor Vince Penfold disclosed Thursday. He said autopsies are being conducted to determine the cause of the death of the three, all young calves. Three surviving adult nar- whals, or tusked whales, are hi good condition, the curator said. The narwhals, only ones in captivity, were captured by an expedition hi August on Baffin Island in the Canadian north. QUALITY DENTURE CLINiC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. PHONE 328-7684 IK DATE SET The Eastern grass.courts ten- s championships will be held t Orange, N.J., Aug. 24-30. SALES APPOINTMENT! MR. MARV GRAY Mr. Lyndon Foster, General Sales Manager, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Marv Grey to their Sales Staff. Marv has spent 18 years in the auto- mobile sales field. He achieved the Sales Leader Award in Cal- gary during employment with a new car dealership there. HG has just returned from California after spending 5 years there. Marv is a married man with 2 children. Well known to many, having lived in southern Alberta for 35 years, he welcomes all his many friends and acquaint- ances to see him at Dunlop Ford for their every motoring need. 1718 3RD AVENUE S. PHONE 328-5526 ON'S Fall Linen Sale Continues Saturday Tablecloths of Fine Ecru Lace Save now on these "Eatonia" spun rayon and cotton laco cloths. Ecru shade in intricate flower and leaf effect. Seal- loped hem. 58" x Reg. 6.98. Sale, each..... 58" x 80" Reg. 8.98. I An Sale ,eaeh 0.70 70" x Reg. 10.98. Q 7Q Sale, each......... Stock Up For Winter Now With Flannelette Sheets 5.58 Here's a low price on fluffy napped flannelette sheets. Buy several pair and stock up for Unbleached creamy white cotton in service weight; coloured borders of pink or blue stripes. Neatly whipped ends. Size 80" x SPECIAL 6 pair, .38 Lace Tablecloth by Hao'don Hall Gracious dining begins with this handsome two-tone ecru lace cloth. Madeira type with scal- loped double ball edge. Save! 56" x Reg. 6.98. C rtQ Sale, eoch J.7O 56" x Reg. 9.98. f QQ Sale, 11.98. Q QQ Sale, each 7.70 68" x Reg. Qft 13.98. Sale, each I I .70 Linen Damask Cloths Goose Down Pillows Pillows Washable The soft sheen of linen damask yours when you buy these lovely Haddon Hall tablecloths. Rose or chrysanthemum patterns on white. Now on salel 54" x Special, each................. 66" x Special, each................. 66" x Special, each 6.99 9.99 11.99 Reg. 16.95 Haddon Hall you know; you're getting the finest at sale pricel All .goose down pillow has damask chromespun coyer; fine downproof interlining. White with piped edges. Size 21" x each 12.99 Reg. 5.98 Easy-care Fortrel-filled pillows can be ma- chine washed to keep them fresh. These are non-allergenrc; have floral striped covering and piped edging. Save on the standard size 20" x Special, each 4.78 Use your handy Eaton Budget Charge. Household Linens, Second Floor Shop tonight 'til 9. Saturday store hours, 9 a.m. to p.m. ;