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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE tETHBRIDGE HERALD Tocjday, April 10, 1973 Blood donor clinic today CARDSTON (HNS) Carcl- ston and district will stage a blood donor clinic today ai the Cardston Latter-day Saints so- cial centre. Times for the clinic are to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. The clinic's goal is 300 do- nors. ash position good at COALDALE (HNS) Mrs. Kac Yamasaki. town treasurer, at the recent annual ratepayers meeting here assured 71 per- sons the town was in good fi- nancial condition. This had gallon water and water and sewer frontage The current' budget was a i levies brought in an- surplus of in the water and sewer department. total of for 1972. In the revenue side of the ledger was received been the word received from from real property taxation the auditor. The town had a surplus of in 1972. Another was provided from surpluses of previous years. There was a I compared to in 1971 Mrs. Yamasaki noted. Business taxation raised an- other while special as- sessments which includes irri- Executive Office Furnishings The Willis executive desk pictured here fin- ished in genuine veneer, with satin oil finish features select oak drawers, centre guides, pencil troy, drawer stops and file drawer lock. Available with solid walnut legs, or chrome adjustable nylon glides. See the executive desk and many other models en display at 319 7th STREET SOUTH PHONE4327-459! other This made the total current tax levy From contributions, grants and subsidies the town receiv- ed Rents, concessions and fran- chises netted All types of service charges brought ia during 1972. Homeown- ers discounts totalled Other revenues were derived from licenses and permits, fines, interest, tax, penalties, recreation and community ser- vices and a wide range classed as miscellaneous. Under the general fund for expenditures during 1972 edu- cation cost the most, a total of This was divided as follows school foundation program public school requisitions and sep- arate school requisitions, 512. Public works was the second highest, requesting Following were: home own- ers discounts prevent- ative social services, health unit and municipal hospital re- quisitions, current debt charges, contribu- tions to general capital and loan funds, Protection to persons and property whicn includes police department, fire pro- tection, ambulance and other services, Recreation and community services cost and util ities amounted to Sanitation and waste remov- al cost social welfare, provision for reserves, and under miscellan- eous, with most of that going to discount on current taxes. Due to having received no exact information on the new provincial government legisla- tion regarding giving some re- duction in property taxes, the town officials still have not been able to establish whether there will be a discount given on early payment of the 1973 property taxes. Soon there will be thousands of students looking for summer work. Student workers can be an asset to any sized business. Student Workers are willing and eager. They learn quickly and have useful training to offer. In addition to nearly 400 Canada Manpower Centres across the country, we've set up 200 special Centres for Students. We can match the right student to the job you have to get done. Call your Canada ManpowerCentre. Many businesses have already discovered that student workers can be a valuable asset. Maybe you've been missing out on a good thing. Hire a student this summer Centre tiu Canada it s good business. a fcm'sra' foberi Andre, Remembrance Day essay winners Remembrance Day was explained by essays and poems written by these young .writers of Fort Madeod. They received cheques, medallions and certificates from the Fort Macleod branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Back row, from left, Rulcn Hirsche, Trent Mcranz, Miss Anna K. Mclvor, English teacher, and Alf Goddard. Front row, Elaine Yel- low Wings, Sherry Hirsche and Linda Dersch. Miss Hirsche wrote the best essay. Miss Der- sch was best poet. They are Grade 11 students at the F. P. Walshe High School. BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The Crowsnest Pass school division board has instructed superintendent P. K. Zubick to apply to the department of edu- cation for "immediate appeal" and June accreditation in the matter of Grade 12 departmen- tal examinations. If the department grants "immediate it will mean that the January ex- amination results will be re- assessed. June accreditation means students will not be required to write the departmental ex- aminations but will be given ths school mark. Those students are not satisfied with the school mark will be able to write the de- partmental examination in Au- gust. Mrs. Lorraine Aiello, vice- chairman of the board and di- ector to the Southern Alberta E d u cation Television Associa- tion, presented a report regard- tog the attempt of the group to reactivate the association. The board has agreed to meet with ATA representatives to discuss mutual concerns and suggestions for future negotia- tions. P. K. Zubick will be discuss- j ing the new language arts pro- gram with the administrators I group with the aim of introduc-1 marks ing the multi-text approach into the school system. Physical education instruc- tor Renso Castellarin reported on the gymnastics competitions held at Edmonton recently at- tended by local competitors. They made an "excellent show- ng." Financial assistance was granted to gymnasts and to the United Nations Club of the Crowsnest Consolidated High School. ENTRY ISLAND The people who live on this bleak island in the of St. Lawrence work only two months of the year. Ernest Hillen, visited {here, tells why and reports on a government work project this Saturday. IN YOUR LETH5RIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE WHERE PEOPLE INVEST IN THEMSELVES! 1971 Happy people with new families young people stepping out in life contented people, now the work is over Nearly Alberians have come to realize that credit unions serve their interest because they arc partners in their own financial affairs. Growth in ihc 235 member-owned credit unions in Alberta has taken gian! step in the past year, K the records Pec-pic in A Iberia bc'icvc in themselves, their Province their community THE FINANCIAL SIDE OF OUR BUSINESS DESCRIBED IN EVERYDAY LANGUAGE THE OPERATIONAL RESULTS OF A BUSY YEAR WHERE OUR REVENUE CAME FROM 1972 Interest received on members' loans Other income from investments Total revenue income WHAT WE DID WITH IT Interest paid on Members' Deposits Interest paid on bank loans ,___... Salaries paid................................ Office occupancy costs paid _....... Share and Loan Insurance Premiums and bonding coverage ............_.. Printing and office supplies Other operating costs paid Allocation to the Guaranty Reserve Fund for possible losses on loans Allocation to the Stabilization Fund Plan................................ Allocation for Education Fund for advertising and promotion Dividends for shareholders Interest rebate to member borrowers Provision for income taxes payable to the Government of Canada Retained surplus for future member benefits Total TOTAL FUNDS ON HAND WITH 228 INDIVIDUAL CREDIT UNIONS THROUGHOUT THE PROVINCE 1972 1971 Members' share savings .........S S Term Deposit Certificates Current chequing accounls Trade accounts and accrued interest payable Income tax payable....... Funds borrowed by credit unions Guaranty reserve fund held for losses on bad Joans Stabilization reserve Contingency reserve for for expansion Capital surplus account Total Funds on Hand ITS WHERE YOU BELONG PHONE OR WRITE THE CREDIT UNION FEDERATION OF ALBERTA 10130- 107 Avenue Edmonton, Alberla Pi-one 1400 First Slrcct S.W. Calgary, Alberta Pi-one 266-2331 HOW THESE FUNDS WORKED FOR YOU Cash resources to meet members' daily demands on us S Loans to mcmbrts 9 Investments in i cdcr.'il, Provincial, Municipal, Trust Company and Federation Debentures 33 Land, buildings and equipment used to provide service to members.................. Prepaid Fire Insurance Premiums, stationery supplies and accrued interest en invcslmrnts TofjJ Funds af Work S 136.606.933 31.1S4.S15 ;