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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, August 17, 1970- Income-Tax .Rates To Be Lowered CANBERRA Austral- ian personal income-tax rates will be lower next year, but cor- porate and sales taxes will go up, the government revealed in the 1970-1971 budget announced today. The government said personal income-tax rates mil go down by 10 per cent on taxable in- comes up to Australian Canadian) and by 4.4 per cent on incomes up to Australian Cana- The government also said sales tax will increase by 2.5 per cent on cars, radio and tele- vision sets, tape recorders, cameras, films, jewelry and toi- let articles. Corporate taxes also are to i rise by 2.5 per cent. Prime Minister John Gprtoi last October pledged a cut in in come tax. The budget also provides for increases in Australian posta charges and telephone renta rates. Airline fares also are ex pected to increase in January because higher fuel costs anc air navigation charges. Also in the budget is a 3.1 in- crease in defence spending. Defence aid to Malaysia will total million Australian. The Australian contribution to Vietnam defence will be million Australian. GEO. McILRAlTII JAMES RICHARDSON Slay Retire Started Sometliing Ottawa Notebook LETH. MUSICAL THEATRE "YOUR OWN THING" ROCK MUSICAL Votes Centre BOX OFFICE NOW OPEN Fit, Aug. 21 Sat., Aug. 22 Sat., Aug. 29 Sun., Aug. 30 At p.m. Richardson's Idea Draws Support OTTAWA M ister James Richardson is ceiving support from an odd a sortment of sources for 1 suggestion that some federal i stitutions be moved to Winnip from Ottawa. Mr. Richardson confined 1 suggestion to the mint. Then the royal commission bilingualism and biculturalis suggested that if Ottawa Ci Hall did not make some conce sions to French-speaking Ott wans the federal governme should move federal depar ments elsewhere, such as to Boniface, next door to Winn peg- Now Premier W. A. C. Be nett of British Columbia gests that the whole capital b moved to Winnipeg. Winnipe he says, is central and land cheaper there. The assessed value of Parli ment Hill is more than m lion. The land alone is assesse at that exclude- the choicest bit of all, the lawns in front of the Peace Tower. The Centre Block of the Pa liament Buildings is assessed a by the city; the Was Block at. the Ea Block at the parli mentary library at and the Peace Tower Bilingualism. is making slowly across the Rockies, but i appears winded from the Ion climb. Hard of Hearing? See The New "DISCREET" available at _______ EATON'S HEARING AID CENTRE Stereo Floor MR; H. W. MATHESON OUR CERTIFIED HEARING AID AUDIOtOGIST Will be in LETHBRIDGE on Thursday, Aug. 20th a.m. till p.m. You won't believe your eyes or ears when you hear and see the "Discreet" by Qualitone. The most natural sounding eyeglass hearing aid we have ever made. Gone forever is artificial sound. No cost or obligation. Come in, call or write tomorrow. EATON'S HEARING CENTRE Second Floor Dial 327-8551 Mr. H. W. Matheson In the mountain national parks, nearly all the signs now are bilingual except for one that warns that "feeding bears is un- lawful and dangerous." It is in English only. Keith Spicer, commissioner of official languages, says he will investigate. Two of the five full-time offi- cers in Mr. Spicer's new depart- ment came from the royal com- mission on bilingualism and bi- culturalism. Senator Paul Martin, govern- ment leader in the Senate, re- ceived an unannounced raise of annually last year. Previously, his cabinet post paid The government reclassified the job so that it now pays the standard of a full cabinet post: and a car allowance. With his senatorial salary, Senator Martin now gets a y.ear instead of the previous There is talk that Solicitor- General George Mcllraith, an MP for 30 years, may retire from parliamentary life when the next election comes around. If he does leave, his Ottawa Centre seat will in all likelihood be sought by Don Reid, former mayor of Ottawa. Presley Sued By Waitress LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Snger Elvis Presley was named ere in a paternity complaint iled in Superior Court here by North Hollywood waitress. Patricia A. Parker, 21, laimed in the suit that the 35- ear-old singer is the father of er unborn child. She told the ourt she expects the baby to e born next month. Presley, currently singing at hotel in Las Vegas, is married the daughter of a 'former rmy captain whom he met in est Germany while serving ith the U.S. armed forces. ley were married in 1967. Miss Parker asked Los Ange- s Superior Court to grant her ,200 a month temporary sup- ort. A hearing has been set for ug. 28. Wins RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) obino Viriato, a factory worker ho says he knows almost no- oing about Brazil's big-league ccer, put up the equivalent of cents in the soccer lottery ere. Monday he was declared winner of cause there were four major sets in last week's games and had unknowingly picked the underdogs. APPOINTMENT Gordon G. Poterson, President of College Mercury, Is pleased to anounce the appointment of Guy J. Peloquin as Service Manager at College Mercury. Guy is very qualified to look after your automobile's service requirements. Haying spent 11 Vz years in the auto- motive service field with his last position being assistant Service Manager in Winnipeg. Guy is a married man and has-one child. He extends a warm to all our service customers and eagerly looks to being of service to the general motoring public. College Mercury, like you the public, extend a warm welcome 1a Guy and his family. firh AVENUE A 6th STREET, UlS STREET t, AVENUE, tETHSRIOCE, ALBERTA Service Depf. 6fh Avenue and 6th St. S. Phone 327-5763 ON'S Discontinued 1970 Sale of Canadian General Electric Washers and Dryers 2 Speed C.G.I. Washer Canadian General Electric is a firm that believes washdays should be as easy on xgu as modern engineering can make them. That's why this 2-speed model has a 3 wash and 2 tempe- ratures (including cold wash) ready to take beautiful care of all the fabric types you need to launder. There's an extra cycle for heavily soiled items, a special Permanent Press cycle, a soaks cycle, and a variable water level selector. You'll also appreciate the little mini-basket that handles small loads and delicates so well. Get this 1970 wonder washer at Eaton's now during clear-out sale days. flfl Model W742-F in White. Special, each.......................................... faSfSj Luxury Feature Washer This C.G.E. model has the same fine line-up of automatic features as the washer above; Enzyme soak cycle; automatic timed bleach ejector; and automatic fabric-softener dispenser. 9OO flfi If all adds up to a fabric care of a luxury level. White. Special, each Dryer Matches Both Save on discontinued 1970 C.G.E. dryer that matches either of the above washers. Features cycle for regular loads, the anti-wrinkle Permanent Press cycle, or the no-heat Air Fluff cycle that fluffs pillows, freshens drapes and so much more. Whichever cycle you select, you can be sure of excellent results be- cause C.G.E. makes a point of designing dryers that do the job on today's fabrics. Other features: inter- ior drum light, safety switch, easy-to-empty lint trap inside door. Model D710-F 4 flit in White Special, each...................................................... 1 M All machines in Avocado, Copper lone, or Harvest Gold, 10.00 extra Major Appliances, Second Floor Chinook Flannelette Blankets Regular 7.95 pair save 2.65. An excellant opportunity for you to stock up on cotton flannelette sheets for cosy slumber comfort during those coo! nights to come. Completly washable and moth proofed. Made in Canada. Size approximately 80x100 inches. Special, pair Household Linens, Second Floor Shop Eaton's Thursday and Friday From 9 'til 9. Buy Line 328-8811 ;