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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE VETHBRIDGE HERAVD Tuesday, April IS. 1972 Price comes high for tax holiday I1AM11.WN. I'.crmuda (Cl'1 This tiny liniish resort col- ony icm.uns niic of the last Vitis- tio'ns innmu' tax follow- ing the of a record huili't As baby prows, mom will cheiish this sampler more'. A rose is a bed for the new baby! Embroider petals, leaves, buds in simple stitches, bright colors for baby's room. Pattern 7-10-1: transfer color key. SEVENTY I-IVK CENTS (coins) for cacli pattern (no slamps, please" add for each pattern for first-class mailing and special handling to THE LETIinniDGE IIEIIA1D Readers Mail Limited 60 Front Street West Toronto 1, Ontario Pa Hern Out for Hie residents Ihe price of escaping income is incrcasini; II i i'. h e r import duties are bcin" levied on liquor, beer and cigarettes to bring in an extra million. Duty on rum jumped by 37.li per cent, oil whisky, brandy and liqueurs the in- crease 12.4 per cent, with beer increasing 15.8 per cent. Liquor merchants say Ihcse increases will he reflected in an increase of 17 to 25 per cent on ruin prices at the retail level, seven per cent on whisky, brandy and liqueurs, and Four per cent on beer. Bill worse was yet to come for the local imbibers. The licr- innda Licensed Victuallers As- sociation said il had planned lo boost il.s prices to combat rising prices overseas as well as the increased cost of freight. Finance Minister Jack Sharpe. in a u n o u n c i ng budget, had said the increase in duties on licjiior and brer von! still leave if competitive wit Canadian and American prices A spokesman for the associa lion commented howevt-r. "Th public will have to prepare il self for further increases in 111 near future which are going t make nonsense of government' claim that our prices will sli Ui competitive." IIKAI) TAX K.MSKI) As an example of the chanrje in prices a -tO-ounce bottle of Cockspur rum. which cost before the budget, climbed lo 13cefealer's gin, which cost Jo.10 at pre-budgcl prices, increased by one cent. Cigarettes arc expected to climb by five cents a pack lo about -If) ccnls. Canadians and oilier visitors using the civil air terminal will find it costs more lo leave tler- muda as a result of the budget. A head tax of 52.40 had been charged, but the budget has boosted this lo S4. It's expected to raise an additional SflOO.OOO. Exempt companies, foreign operated companies that are based in Bermuda, arc also going to have lo pay more Their annual fee has been boosted to SI .000, which is a 100-pei cent increase. This is ex peeled lu raise As usual, customs duty is ex- pected lo raise about half of thi K o v e r n m e n t 's revenue this year. Education will be govern merit's biggest expense at 59. million. The heallh departmen follows with 57.9 million then the department of agricu lure with 57.4 million. i Market GO in Ihe slimming nuti'if that's ideal I'M' tiling from sports to sightseeing lo patio partying. drc.ss too. Printed Pattcin -185L'. Half Sizes in1.., M1-, tola, IB'.j, Sixc (bust 371 cnlUil yards 15-inch. SBVENTY tKNTS (75 cents! in coins (no .stamps, please) fur 15 cenl.s fur pattern for first-class special handling. ANNE ADAMS, GO Front Si. U'.. Tfironlo Prim I'ATTKIIX TiER. YOI.'Il" XAMI-: AND AD- DRESS, awl name of Ihe LeLhbriclw: DO XOT send if lo The Sprint; Offer Chouse one: free from new Spring Summer Catalog. All sizes! Sc-ru! Xc INSTANT SEWIN'ff HOOK cut. fit. sow modern v, :l HO NSI'A.NT FASHION IlOflK v.hat-lo- wcar on. TORONTO (CP) The Cana- dian liond market strengthened last week afte. a month's slump, as prices closed moder- ately higher in light to moder- ate trading. The short end of the market registered the only decline of the week, closing down about cents. Mid-term issues gained nhout Ihree-quarfers points, anil both long-term and corporate is- sues about one-half point. Dealers said the firming of the market was a result of a strong New York market and (he Canadian market reaching an oversold position. Midland Osier Securities Ltd.. bond Ira- ders. commented f ha t an in crease in .short term financing pushed prices higher. Monday, Quebec -II y cl r o floated a new issue at !1: i per cent. Matnrily date is .May I. 1057, and Ihe bond is callable lo May I, 1911. It sold at to yield 8.35 per cent. Wednesday, Simpson-Scars Acceptance Ltd. released a i million bond at 3r-i per cent, [t is redeemable May 15, 1M2, and sold at par, Reception to the issues was gnod. I Day-to-day money was in good supply. The rate dropped 1 lo Tl1? per cent in Tuesday's ses- sion and rcmaind there for the remainder of the week. Thrcc- and six-month treasury hills traded Friday at 3.65 and per cent respectively. Killed at Nelson NKl.SON, B.C. (CPj-A B.C. pollution ronlro! branch engi- neer dicrl in a snowslidc at the proposed Whitewater ski devel- opment, 12 miles southeast of Nelson. Jolm W Ferguson. -1-1. of Nel- son the only viclim in a I parly the I area for possible ski runs. l kA When you buy first tire at FIRST TIRE SECOND TIRE single tire price. Allstate SUPERWSDE 70 20.49 61.47 FirstTire 40.98 2 for only Seconder, (E70-M Twin Ring Whilewalls) Twin Whilcvvans Get 46.47 Size: C78-13 Dlackwol C78-13 D78-14 F78-I4 F7B-14 U7B-U H78-I4 J7B-14 H7B-lf) J78-15 TiHF. T rinc r 2 I'OH 30.98 3? 1 6 53.97 33 98 'i'i 17 56.97 36 98 58 41.98 44 20 99 52.97 67.47 34.98 36 IB 4 7 I 59.9 33 44 67.47 _. Both Tire Fi -17 -V SUPERWIDE iVii- lire thai lives up lo its name. Gianl lool- prinl lor high performance handling. Mnsiivc E-rib tread. Great grip wide bells ol Fibre Glcsi C'v" lnD age of oil our belled lires. body plies add strengln. Tunrr WAYS AH IOMS-C NT. MKl! cuirenl WIDE GUARD Fibre Gloss Belled nylon lires designed lo give up to dojWe Ihe heller Iraction and easier handling than ordinary un-belted Our best tire for campers and small trucks. 2nd TIRE When you buy first at regular price. Our best Iruck lire for long mileage. handling and direclional conlrol from tnc modern around Iroad design. f.: lor 800 X 16 470 X A50 x 670 t Tubed 32 70u X Tubed 650 X 16 700 x 16 750 x Tubed Type 6 Tubed Type 8 Tubed 39.95 30 23.97 79.20 SERVICE STATION HOURS: 8