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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta August 1973 THE LETHMIDGi HERALD 13 Irish flee homes BELFAST _ Fear of violence has caused nearly one- sixth of Belfasts population to change neighborhoods since civil strife erupted in Northern Ireland in an official re- port said Friday. Of the estimated 60.000 who fled their homes to more friendly the report cited that were forced out by di- rect threats. Others were coerced in a va- riety of but physical vio- lence or the fear of it was the most common the investi- gators found. children and even pets have been at- tacked. Gasoline stones and eggs were hurled through win- dows and masked men ap- peared late at Catholics were the frequent the study found. The drawn up for the Northern Ireland Community Relations found few signs of a let-up in this city of the Ulster capital. In evacuations were running at a higher rate than in late it said. The report focused on Belfast and made no mention of the sit- uation in Londonderry. Ulsters second-largest also hard hit by sectarian violence. The community relations commission was set up by the British government when it took over direct rule of Northern Ire- land last year. Its aim is to har- monize relations between the warring Protestant and Catholic communities. Several thousand Catholics have fled to the Irish republic in the south at peak periods of violence. Others have emi- grated to the United States or Australia. j said the most the families who left their j homes in Belfast have moved to other areas of the Catholics to Catholic areas and the Protestants to Protestant secors. In previously mixed many houses were bricked up or shuttered with corrugated iron. The a preliminary In- vestigation into the problem of showed how the threat has become part of the Ulster way of life. School admissions policy studied CALGARY plight of a Calgary woman and her cousin in Hong Kong In trying to get a Canadian education for tbe 16-year-old boy has led to a review of tbe admissions policy of Alberta's schools. Elaine Soon bas been trying for two without to bring her cousin to attend a Calgary high school. She she is willing to pay a year for his education. Education Minister Lou yndman said Friday that be- ll fore special regulations for for- eign students who will pay for an Alberta education can be set the issue will have to Tie debated in the legislature. Harold a Calgary public school has sug- gested that this age of fall- ing enrolments and empty class- it makes sense to allow Mrs. Soon said she realizes who pay may serve the foreign students provid- can't allow people to'just 4-Vsur t AI. 11 ed they pay for it. Mr. Gundersou said two waltz in here and get an edu- at Alberta taxpayers' is MEALS ON WHEELS AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone 327-7990 two-fold purpose of boosting en- rolments and helping pay for public which is al- ways crying for more money. jary to get a cheap education. pay the non-resident ee of or We had travel agencies in Hong Kong writing every principal in the city asking them to accept Hong Cong to pay for her cousin's education here. not dismissing the concept out of Mr. Hyndman referring i the proposals of Mr. Gunderson and Mrs. that foreign Beauty Salon 503 7th St. S. PHONE 328-0197 Pause that refreshes An irrigation sprinkler in a field beside the Okana- aan Highway just north of Vernort makes a handy drinking fountain for horses grazing there. Companies opt for reserve tax NON- DRINKERS deserve to pay less for fire insurance They do at Because our experience has shown that abstainers have fewer fewer homa fires. That's why we can in- sure for less. If you're a can you afford not to look into Abstainers' insurance for your home HUNT INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. 1201 3rd.Ave. S. Phone 328-7777 ABSTAINERS' INSURANCE COMPANY TW trir Compny pravidlng Mjiomo Inuittna wduihnly M Ibiuin HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. S. Phone 328-1778 We Are Pleased to Announce That we are now trio official Dealers for L.D.S. Missionary and Genealogical Supplies- Far the 151st Quorum of the We have a large Inventory of Books and with ample free parking to make your shopping convenient to you. EDMONTON The top five oil-producing companies in Alberta have opted to stay un- der the Mineral Taxation Act instead of paying an increas- FORD Cor. Mayor Mugrath Drive at 16th Lethbridge. Phone 328 HOLIDAYS In August or PUN PACK and In a Dunlop Ford Rental WE HAVE AVAILABLE GO 4 8 9Vi 11 foot ALSO AVAILABLE Pinto Maverick Mustang Ford and Ford Trucks MEMBER OF FORD and Torino RENT-A-CAR FACTORY AUTHORIZED prov- ed royalty rate to the ince. Mines and Minerals Minis- ter Bill Dickie announced Fri- day that eight of the 30 largest including the top elected to operate under the Mineral Taxation Act and pay a tax on reserves on 18 miles in addition to the old royalty rate of 16 2-3 per cent. The other 22 will pay a royal- ty rate of 21 per cent of the value of crude oil production. Oil companies had until July 31 to decide if they would ac- cept the higher royalty rate or a government tax of 16 mills in addition to the old roysJtj rate. The government expects to raise an additional million annually from petroleum re- serves from the tax and in- creased royalties. Come over on the It's It's We'll give your 4- things an Air-Cushion-Ride. Esti- males upon request. FERN1E CARTAGE COMPANY 518 3rd ST. S. PHONE 328-8643 BTU Eu By B.B5. IwHsQNliW i Model 38GR PI 'fell KINDERGARTEN Parents of Children Years As of September 1973 If you feel your child may have learning lang- uage development there is a pilot pre school program available. The tethbridge public school board has made applica- tion to the Department of Education for approval to operata a program tor pre-school children of normal intelligence having learning languags development problems. This program ts to begin August subject to gov- ernment and if you feel your child should be en- rolled. For further information and diagnosis please LORRAINE CORDUKES Phone 328-8625 OR CAROL CHAPMAN PHONE 327-6661 School Dish NO. 51 Phone 327-4521 BTU MODEL SAVE BTU Uses fhe least power. And it's our quietest. A money-saving 2 speed motor cruises on most hot days. Speeds up for scorchers. LOWEST INSTALLATION PRICE EVER NOT JUST CENTRAL AIR CONDIT- IONING. BUT OUR BEST. THE ROUND ONE. BEST MONEY CAN BUY FROM CARRIER. Comes with protective solid state controls to monitor critical operating circuits. Has bonus accessories. Like a filter dryer. Sight glass. Crankcase heater. Low voltage transformer. Breathe easier all year around with an electric 1709 2 Ave. S. Phone 328-5973 THANKS TO YOU-IT'S WORKING i I itiivprt lAfAV LETHBRIDGE UNITED WAY ;