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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 1HI LETHBRIDGt IIEHAID Fridoy, April 7. face new increase in sales tax whlfh not be fell cast a [or the now Iisca! spmg of 10TJ. of ahnut 52.7 million, with hreyiT ramc to rowmiosw SS7S.1 million ami po'.u-r in June. txpomhtim-s ,of million I.iboral Loader I. II. Aspor Hfective May I the to- the tnutfel. wilh ils haoeo rata will and [our cents lo I-V (Cr> bucket forts o' conl ,imn- '.vectored sales fas uiml the s inm- w lhi cipareltcs ami 'VIITL; ready for a Manitoba el- iwwn SoO mid suo (or Hie prov- in l'''7.i inco's 274.000 household heads a Thi' Ijudwt (or the 1972-73 (is- j few montns before Ihe anlici- cal > down in the paled election dale, 'the oldest legislature by Finance Minister kind of politics in the world." created [axes on cigarettes and Conservative Opposition some kinds of liquor as well as Loader Sidney Spivak called it a rew tax on production ma- an election budget "to Ihe ex- chinerv and unexploited mineral tent that they are making prom- (or 197-! lhrct nlignt it also contained a 523 million bo able to meet later on." education-tax credit plan for The hiidcet. the fourth homeowners and tenants, the bronchi down by the NDP. foro- ster report LONDON (CPt A judicial' olics now must be given n stu'dv which concludes that viol- chance to work together lo over- ence in Northern Ireland is not come their distrust ot each a result of a planned crusade rf other, said Whitelaw. who was detraction has provoked in- appointed last month when the tense interest and a wide mea- British government assumed dl- sure of approval in Britain and reel control of Ulster. Ireland. The inquiry, headed by Brit- William Whitelaw, newly ap- j jsh High Court Justice Leslie pointed British m 1 n I s t e r in scarman, dealt with events sur- charge of Ulster affairs, said rounding the origins of violence .-.mount of education lax paid. the report "explodes many jn the summer of 1969. Combined wilh the program Is myths" previously used to ex- Tlie tribunal was set up by i a revision in the formula for fi- plain Ihe outbreak of the cur-1 tnc (ormcr Labor government nancing basic education, raising rent siege of violence in August. rjots in Ihe spring and the province's share in Ihe pre- IWV i summer ot start of the i vincial-municipal program to Protestants and Roman Cath- which has taken 291 per rpnt tjlc present 7a per -------------------------------------------lives since British troops were cent starting next April 1. i first sent lo Ulster in August, This program is expected to live cents lo o 25- On June 1. the sales lax on spirits, and inipoitcd beer will be doubled to 10 per cent, but Ihe increase will not apply lo domestic beer or wine selling for less than Most Manitoba retailers now Fell cigarettes over the counter at prices ranyim; from >'-S hi G7 coins for a 2j-pnck. Mnchinc- dijpenscd cigarettes generally cosi 70 ccnls. i The liciuor tax increase proba- j bly will add about 30 cents lo the ?tj 50 price for a bottle of Johnny Walker Hed Label scotch. I Exemption of proviuction equipment, except farm ma- l chinery. from the five-por-cenl sales tax will be ebminatcd I May 1. and next Jan. I Ihcre will be a new lax of 10 cents an acre on mineral rights held In- corporations on parcels of land of more lhan -If) acres. CREDIT ON" HETURNS The education-lax rebate, effective on Ihis year's taxes, will come as a credit on income lax relurns filed spring. The formula take into ac- count income, family size and Government heads discuss small farm marketing aid Tlic Herald legislature Ilurcau EDMONTON Premier Pc- ,er Lougheed, Agriculture Min- ister Hugh Homer and Alberta Marketing Commissioner Harry Hargrave met Friday lo plot the main bout in the gov- ernment's fight to rescue the oiling small farm market- ing. Agriculture is number two priority on the new govern- ment's campaign list behind aid to the aged and handicap- ped. And marketing has been hailed us the front on which the battle lo improve agricul- ture will be won or lost. A key lo revitalizing the In- ATTORNEYS CONFER Defence attorney Leo Bronlon lislens as Angela Davis talks as the two walk from court al San Jose, Calif., where Marin Counly prosecutor Gary W. Thomas leslilicd to delails concerning slaying of a Marin Courtly judge and three others on Aug. 7, 1970. Thomas wai wounded and paralyzed in the shootout al Sai Rafael. dustry be increased sales red for rcslriclions on the argo, highly automated farm. Ashley Cooper (SC Vcr- nilion-Vikingi was the most recent lo call for quotas to re- strict large broiler and egg producers lo a smaller share of tltc market lo in- crease the share for small pro- ducers. Mr. Coopei also demanded to know how Ihe Alberta gov- ernment agricul- tural development fund will fit in with a S150-million seven- year federal program to help the small farmer. The Socrcd MLA said the program announced In Decem- ber Federal Agriculture export seen re years E-DMOMON (CP) Cheap] He was speaking during de- Edmonton hikes price of haircuts IMS. DEVLIN NAMED cost the province some ?6 mil- lion, for a lota! tax shift of 534 million from the properly lax (CP) The EDMONTON price ot men's haircuts goes up she 5pcnt months in jail for cents in Edmonton Monday i ncr part jn the riots. Bcruodette Devlin, fiery MP base to the general provincial at Westminster for mid-Ulster, levy. was named in Ihe report as one of Ihose. who must assume some measure o[ responsibility for the violence. But she had not been a central figure in circles promoting such violence. Miss Devlin dismissed the re- port as "entirely predictable." power may be one of Alberl-a's major exports in future years, Environment Minister Bill Yurko told the legislature. Mr. Yurko said cheap power will be valuable not only for export but as a means of im- proving growth of rural areas. Technical matters stall discussions on irrigation lo 52.50 in organized shops. The boost here follows a sim- ilar SC-cent increase at the start cl the year in shops that have membership in ttm Alberta Barbers Associa- tion. There are some 51X) barbers In Edmonton in 206 shops. Ihe Ulster governme u t as was owners of about one-quarter of widely claimed at the time. these belonging lo the associs- The study added the Royal lion whose increases generally Ulster Constabulary had made are reflected ill non-association some mistakes in judgment but shops. Some harbers already were in no way an agent o[ the are charging 50. Protestants. Doug Rush, recording sccre-1 There were no plans by any tary lor the association's Ed-' group for organized violence, monlon zone, said Friday in were commutla[ announcmg Ihe boost that it. arising from n corn- was due lo increased costs for ples and eco_ supplies and overhead. The nomic tne rcport last increase was 25 cents in said ..More oflen than nol they the fall of I960. i rose from 5iignt beginnings, but The nit-cent increase Is to he the cominunai tensions were Macleod) asked it the provin- cial government plajis to meet either Federal Agriculture Min- ister Bud Olson or Regional Economic Expansion Minister Jean Marchand (ollowing state- ments by Mr. Olson in Tabcr .no .-.LUI.J aa.u Wednesday that Ihe federal destine Irish Republican Army '-a. ,13'11 government is prepared to sign Mr. Ruckwell asked If tltc The Scarman report found there had been individual acts of violence by both Catholics and Protestant extremists but no organization of mob disturh- Ul Ul luuil tlioluin- res. The study said the clan-1 of irrigation projects in The Herald Legislature Bureau EDMONTON The Alberta government has marie its posi- tion clear to the federal gov- ernment on joint rehabilitation Alber- bate on a private member's molion urging the government Lo investigale Ihe feasibility oi a provincially-owned and con- trolled electric power grid sys- tem. Mr. Yurko expressed strong for the resolution, reduced by Marvin Moore (PC1 River) and seconded by Bud Miller (PC Lloyd- Ed Hinman (SC Cardslon) questioned whether the lime is ripe for implementation of such 2 grid but said it would be es- sential in the future. of agriculture products par- ticularUy fresh and frozen vegetables, an. important part of the economy of southern Al- berta to Japan and her Pa- cific rim neighbors. TRADE MISSION The premier will lead a trade mission lo Ihe Pacific rim countries in September in an attempt to win new markets to replace sales lost recently countries in the European Common Market. Premier Lougheed warned n his recent speech in the bud- get debate in the legislature .hat in Ihe long run, the battle o save the small farm may be ost. Alberta government efforls to assist people off the farm to readjust to life in the city will be Increased, he said. Pointing to the conliiming trend of farmers leaving the land, the premier said "maybe had no plan to overthrow the environment loir) the legisla- ture Thursday. Mr. Yurko said Irrigation Is under "very active" discussion, hut is stalled on technical mat- ters. I.cighlon Buckwcll (SC Vehicle licence plale rales under review applied to all related bartering such thaL once they bcgan tney services, including hair slyl- ings. now and S6; shaves, now SI.73 to and man! cures, now S2 to estanls lhat there were orga 1 ized plots against them by the I TRA, tire police or some other group, SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT TOLLESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEL Construction Co. Lid. PHONE 328-2702-327-3610 The Ilr-rald legislature bureau could not be controlled." E D M 0 N TON' -Highways Troops were sent lo Northern Clarence Suture Ireland largely because of (cars ,'n among bothValhoucs and Prot- n charged for vehicle licence plates. Replying to a question from Dick Gruenwald (SC Lolh- bridge West) the minister said his department, is reviewing Ihe rales charged different ve- hicles for annual plates. Mr. Gruenwald for a review of fees following a Icl- ler from a constituent, Paul Van Clevo, who said he paid more for his licence plates than n neighbor with a larger ve- hicle, Mr, Van Clcve. wrote "the plates for my nev.r Citroen mi- S2G. Yet the owner of a new Rolls-Royce Silver Shad- ii car cosling four times us mucli. weighing About a ton morn and taking up over n foot more rond.spacc pays Sf> less in licence fees, because the vbcelbase of his Rolls is 3Vz inches shorter." Hot-plate fire kills hoy, 13 EDMONTON (CP) Brian Hansen, 13, of Edmonton died in hospital of burns suffered when his tent toppled over nnd caught fire from a hot plate. provincial government has ont- ined ils position to the Alberta irrigation projects association, a group representing the prov- ncc's irrigation districts. CONFIDENTIAL Mr. Yurko said no, the pro- vincial position is confidential until an agreement with OLLa- v, a is reached. Two points are holding up settlement, he said: for the province to take over the Bow River pro, jccl in the Vauxhall area, cur- rently heavily subsidized Ottawa. the contribution Otta- wa i.s prepared to make on a continuing bnsi.s. Federal and provincial offi- cials last mcL a wcek-nnd-a- half ago in an attempt lo reach a cost-sharing agreement for irrigation said Ihe minister. Minister Bud Olson is appar- ently aimed to do the same things the provincial fund will do. It includes land purchase, and transfer and land bank e c h n i cal assistance, retire- fient plans for farmers, mar eting and management chcmcs and expanded farm redit. Details o( both the Al icrta and the federal farm dc- programs are still o be announced. Cy McAndrcws, Alberta agrl- cuHure extensions denarlmen director and participant in (ed eral-provincial talks, said the ,wo levels of government art working to co-ordinate theii 'arm development pians. Agri culture Minister Horncr is ex jected lo announce details o :he provincial plan within th, next week or so. Details of the federal plan will be unveiled when arrangements wilh nil stem the "No doubl eas Oil, hearings provinces have been fl- alized within a monllis, aid Mr. McAndrcws. The provincial plan can go Jioad despite Ihe federal plan, ic added. Clipping service proposed for offices OTTAWA Information Canada has proposed that it es- tablish a computerized clipping service to serve all government departments, Informants said Thursday. The cost to the departments would be at least million an- nually. The informants said the Infor- mation Canada proposal so far is so secret lhal information of- [icers in the government depart- ments have not been told about it. The proposal has been con- fided only to deputy ministers and directors of Crown corpora- tions rind agencies. Information Canada plans are that it establish a monitoring service which would record all Canadian television, radio and newspaper material and with a computer feed it to all Rovem- mcnt departments willing to pay (or the service. Replies from departments aro not in. so the fate of the pro- posal has not yet been deter- mined. in all we can do is tide." He added: there will he some problems.' Opposition MLAs have clam Censorship laws to be reviewed EDMONTON (CP) The government said Thursday it intends to name a nine-mem her legislature commillee lo re- view, ''in all il.s exist- ing censorship legislation and practices in Alberta. Don dolly, minister of fed oral and inter-governmental af- Kamloops (airs, said the committee will Weather and road report SUNHISE SATURDAY SUNSET Lellibritlge Pinchcr Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton...... Grande Prairie Band.......... Calgary....... Victoria....... Pcnticton Prince George 1. I1 re 'iDMOKTON (CP) Public hrarings on oil and natural gas royalties in Alberta are tentatively scheduled for mid- May, Premier Peler f.oughecd said here. He (old Grant Notley (NDP -Spirit Hlver Fairview) the hearings will be conducted by a legislature committee and it should he up to the committee lo decide on a cut-off date for submissions. Mr. Notley, noting the hear- ings will last only Ihrec or four days, suggested the govern- ment set a deadline for sub- missions rather than wait for the committee. Mr. Lougheed said earlier the government will move lhal Ihe legislature adjourn (or the SHAPE UP FOR GOLF A ipeciol program geared lo tone and develop ihoie muscle areas which diretl- ly effect n golfer's performance. Ths class will Involve a specialized col- isthenic period and a program uf circuit training wilh weighls. al Iho LETHBRIDGE FAMILY 'Y' COMMENCING APRIL 10th at P.M. HRMINATWO MAY 31 sf. Crauel will held Monday, Wednftlday and Friday, lo p.m. All Moll and Fcmalt Gaff Inlhuilaili Wttcomi YMCA MfMBESS Fill NON-MIMtEII- (10 Vancouver look'into the policies and prin- Saskaloon ciples underlying censorship Keguia and submil il.s report before' V.mnineg Nov. 15, 1072. Toronto The motion lo form the com-1 Ollawa mitlce, which will consist of I Montreal six Progressive Conservative and two Social Credit mem' hers, will be. Introduced next Monday or Tuesday. The chair- man will be Ernie Jamison In other business a private member's resolution calling for expansion of driver training in Alberta schools received unani- mous approval by the House. Spokesmen on both sides of the assembly supported the proposal by Don Ilanscn Donnyville) and seconded by Frank Appleby (PC-Atha- Si. John's Halifax Charlottelown hearings tentative after it position prcscnls a on natural MOHE SNOW BI.AIRMOnE (CNP Bureau) and other 'Pass areas received 'o three inches of snow Thur.srlny night. Aldermen asketl to keep silent EDMONTON (CP) Mayor Ivor Dent lias written alder- men asking them not to make public any information beCoro c-itv council considered confi- dential. The mayor's loiter, dated March 29. referred lo "two ser- ious leaks" of confidential mai- lers and suggested they wcro the result of "injudicious re- sponses to the media." Alderman Ed Legcr, In a let- ter lo the mayor and city coun- cil, said Ihe mayor's letter "docs not specify what mater- ial was leaked bid infers some wrong doing of some sort resource revenue by the mid or lallor part of Ihis mor.lh. The existing 10-year agree- which imposes royalties ranging up to 16 2-3 per cent on crude oil and natural gas pro- duction, expired March 31. The premier said Uie government attempt lo reach a deci- sion on any increase by the end of July. Fredci icton Chicago New York..... Miami...... Los Angeles Las Vegas Phoenix Rome Paris London Berlin Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm Tokyo 54 35 G2 35 55 32 47 n 57 27 48 J4 57 51 50 52 47 .12 39 62 ES 72 BZ 91) 70 M 50 54 51 4 a .03 31 .12 30 W 3ii .11 29 27 27 1.05 27 .20 .G3 55 52 55 41 52 61 37 31 31 50 37 61 57 FORECAST: I.i-lhbridge, Medicine Hut A lew rainshowcrs willl a chance of Ihunder- sliowcrs. Gusty wesl winds. Iliglis near Lows near 35. S n t u r (I a y: Mostly cloiuly willl rninsbowers along the mountains, llighs 50-55, Calgary Today: Mostly sunny. A few rainshowers wilh a chance of Ihundershowcrs. llighs near 55. Lows near 30. Saturday: Mostly cloudy. Scal- lercd rainshowcrs. llighs 50-55, C o I 11 in h I a. Knotrnay Cloudy Imlay with rain show- ers lower elevations. Snow higher levels. Brisk winds at times. Highs today and Satur- day near -15. Lows tonight near 3d. MONTANA East of Conlinonlal Variable cloudiness with scat- tered showers mostly western mountains loday nnd Satur- day. Cooler bolh days. Highs loday and Saturday 50 to 65. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Wesl ill Cimlmcnlal Mostly cloudy with scattered showers loday increasing to- night and Saturday. Cooler both days, llighs today and Saliu-eltiv -lu to 50. Lous tonight 2n lo 35. HIGH SKHVlCi: SAUSBUnY, Rhodesia CAP) Army Cli.ipl.iin Maj. Norman Wood trained as a parachutist in order "to be on the same level as the men he was trying j sprained back. He was Irealcrl to reach spiritually." i-at hospital and later released. Trapped woman dies in blaze at Calgary CALGARY (CP) Annie Kadc, 59, died when flames Irapped her in the upstairs hallway of her ro-.v housing unil. Another woman, Rose Far- cas, taken to hospital for treatment oi smoke inhalation and hysteria. One of the firemen figiuinj; [lie blaze, which was contained lo the one unit, suffered a TOWN OF ST. ALBERT SECRETARY-TREASURER The Town of Albert invite! applications for lha poiilion of Secfdary-TreajurDr, Preference1 will be given lo rhose knowledge- of municipal govern- ment and opplicanli should nnd nxpf-riencn. Salary i> negotiable. Replies wilf received rn confidents by Ihe under- signed unlil noon on April 28, 1972. D. B. O'CONNEU Chief Administrator Civic Cantre Churchill Grnndin SI. Albert, Alberto MODEL 250 Capacity 2 to yards. Culling width- Drawbar Horsepower required 50. MODEL 600 Cnpacity 4Vi to 6 yards. Cutting Drawbar Horsepower required 70. These EARTHMCVER5 ore specifically designed and constructed for form use. They cire intended to be used with fnrm tractors lo make it possible to do many farm land improvements such as drainage, trenching, build- ing form dugouts, irrigation ond olher earlh moving applications. GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY LETHDRIDGE PHONE 328-1 Ml OFFICIAL AS OF A.M. TODAY COUHTESY OF A.MA All highways in tlie I.clh- bridge district are bare and dry and in good condition. Highway 1, Calgary to Ilanll, hare und wet, Banff-Golden has 2 Inches of new snow, plowed and sanded, few slippery sec- tions. Golden to IXevelstoke is bare. Watch for frost heaves and fallen rock, ncvclstokc to Three Valley Gap Is bare and wet. a d i u m hlflhway. 1 inch o( rew snow, slushy fee- lions. Banff-J a sper of snow, highway, 2 plowed and sardcd, few slippery sections. Snow tireo or clir.ins arc re- quired when travelling through any mour.ttin area or ski- access road. 1'OHTS OK ENTItY (Opening and (losing Coull.s 24 hours; Carway 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., lloniia 9 ,m. to 6 pm.; Koosevillc, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; H.C., 24 hours; Porlhill Rykcrtj fl a.m. la midnight. Chad Mountain closed, Wildboree, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;