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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wodnoiday, Auguil 23, 1972 THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD 35 Cop car willi a difference TORONTO (CP) Ttie black and while cruiser ftivcn new life in a Toronto garage is cop car with a differ- cjice. Hie vehicle in surrected from a Chicago ga- is a Chevrolet by the Ontario Provincial police hi 19-11 as the force's first highway pa- trol car. The car was Hit: target of a two-nation police dragnet last, August after the OPP decided they wanted a replica of their first car. No replicas were found in Ontario and one finally turned up in the Chicago ga- age. After Imying the car for a price the OPP refuse to re- veal, OPP personnel towed it to Toronto where mechanics worked it over and slapped on new tires, rubber hoses, upholstery and paint. The six-cylinder relic has been outfitted with a red po- Jicc heacon, chrome-plated .searchlight and genuinu green-on-white 1941 Ontario license plates bought at a Barric-area flea market for The 31-year-old car has also been given 1972 plates, hav- ing passed the Ontario minis- try of transport road test. SPKKD LIMIT BRUSSELS (AP) A pro posal by the Common Marke Executive Commission woul limit drivers in Common Kar ket countries to G2 miles pe hour on superhighways and 4 rn.p.h. on other roads the have held a driver's licence fo a vear. business incentives common FIDDLER IN CAMP Henry "The Fiddler7 Tarrson, 23, of Evansville, Illinois, is ono of many musicians slaying in the Flamingo Pork camp in Miami wailing (or the Re- publican National convention lo starl. Henry wasn't too happy as he played country music for liis friends and visilors. "Nobody wanls to pay me 1o play and I'm sure get- ling hungry." The Fiddler refuses to cat the Free Food served al ihe campsite because "ll's mostly all vegetables ana1 I'm a meat and potato eater." Broken buffalo bones tell a lot Uy JIM 1'OLING SUFFIKLD, Alia. (CP) A bleached ant] broken buffalo rilj, possibly hundreds of years old, docs little to excite most people. To archeologist John Brunv ley, it's a page for a history text. Mr. Brumlcy, n University of Calgary graduate student, lieads a 23-mnn team sifting the prairie soil for clues lo the living hnbits of prehistoric plains Indians. " which have been broken in the process of butchering, arc artifacts in the same sense that on arrow- head he says, pointing to fresh finds at a buffalo kill site. "When a person is going to butcher a piece of meat and he knows roughly what he has in mind, he's going to break a hone in a consistent mariner." Hones broken in the same place indicate the Indians may have preferred certain cuts of meat, lie says. Also, by determining the age of buf- falo teeth, they could tell if Ihe Indians were selecting tender young over older, tougher cows and bulls. TFI.I. OK HUNT The group, supported by the National Museum of Man. has Icarnwl Ihat the Indians built stone laneways which led lo the edges of steep embank- ments. Buffalo were manoeu- vred inlo the lanes, then were frightened over the lull where they tumbled to their deaths "It must have taken a lot of organization simply because they were trying to direct the animals lo a specific place and they couldn't panic the animals at the start because they would scatter. "They bad to place people strategically and know Ihe be- havior and hubits of the ani- mals." liefore white man came, he says, Ibis type of killing was clone without horses or guns. Many of the tools found are made of stone. Mr. Brumlcy and his crew have been working on a sfiuarc-mile block of land, about 35 miles northwest of Medicine Hat, which has been a military reserve since BKGAN THA1MNG Ttie British Army began a 10-year training program on Ihe descried block last month, and there has lieen concern that lanks and heavy artillery would damagi! the ecology and niin archeology sites. However, some of the dig siles have been put out of bounds to [raining. Vilal troop training areas were explored before training anil Mr. Hrurnlcy says he feels his crew accom- plished a lot the shoot- ing started. The Canadian Armed Forces have helped the archc- ologisls by providing commu- nication, Iransport and some food. "The thing Ihat makes this area unicpie is that you've got ALL OR 10NDA m PRICE IS RIGHT! Enjoy the crisp, clear days ol Fallen aHonrla. Sec Iho compleloly jusl arrived l-cylinder CB 350 Super Sport Irail bikes and a lull rannc of larger motorcycles, nil wilh overhead cam engines. For cxlra low prices anrl e-a-s-y credit, sec your nearest Honda dealer.___________ THE WORLDS LARGEST MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURER Dislribulcd by: ClaikB Simpkins Hants, 760 AUcrbriiijc v.'jy, li.C. LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE SALES SERVICE MIX 2nd Avc. S. Phono 327-8889 Southern Afborlti'i Largest on (I Most CJI'l ARGljjX Progratlivo Molorcycle Dealer uch a large area which has ot disturbed thai rays Mr. Bnimicy. There's been some cuiliva- on here hut by and large we nd very large tracts which ever have been broken." Traces of Indians have been ounrl throughout, the reserve, rolling grassland pocked by !cep coulees, IND CAIRNS The archcologists also have ound si one cairns and tepee placed n a circle a secure the holloms of skin ents. Some of the things we're rying to find out from teepee ngs arc how old they are and what size the Indian camps were." Large groups of rings have found in some places, ml in others there are only a 'ew. To Mr. Brumley this in- d i c a I c s seasonably--when game was plentiful the Indi- ans grouped together; when it wasn't, (hey dispersed to search for it. Arrow heads, stone knives, meat scrapers and other arti- facts found may be as much as years old, he says, The cairns arc a purple. "A lot of cairns we dig have absolutely nothing in them and a lot of cairns have a scattering of a r t i I a c t s. It would seem that these things served different functions." HODENTS DISTURBED The cairns always are badly disturbed hy rodents, lie says. Also, later and earlier arti- facts arc mixed together, indi- cating Indians may have picked up relics anil thrown them on lop of cairns as offer- ings. A couple of bone samples have been taken from cairns and Mr, Brumley hopes the age and of the cairns will he determined from these. He says arrheologisls who collect buffalo hones should he able lei help biologists ink-r- ested in There arc no natural herds ot buffalo loft "but biologists can study MUVEO remains and find out things in terms of population and in terms of herd structure." Mr. Hnimlcy intends lo use Ease liquor laws? LONDON (Renter) Brit- ain's pubs may be opened all- day in many parts of the coun- try under legislation planned for Iho noxL session of Parlia- ment, sources said Sat- urday night. In addition, a gen- eral liberalization of the liquor laws is likely lo give Ifi-year- olds HIR right to buy drinks in bars. The age imil now is in. Present liquor laws compel public houses to clasc for sev- eral hours each afternoon. the information he collects as the basis for a master's the sis. He may continue th study next year if funds available- How provincial budgets stack up Uy HUD JORGENSKN Canadian Press .Staff Writer Incentives to speed up busi- c-ss recovery arc common in iis year's provincial budgets. Most provinces have ted for deficit spending, a ommoiT procedure to give the economy n Ixjost. Four provinces increased axes on liquor or tobacco, or but there were no major changes across Canada in pro- incial revenue measures, The provinces were, how- ever, in the process of adjuri- ng their tax systems to changes effective this year in he federal system. The changes include revision of rate structures and with- drawal by the federal govern- ment from the gift-lax and succession-duty fields. A Cross-Canada Survey by The Canadian Press showed ihat three provincial govern- ments brought In measures to lessen the properly tax for homeowners. Combined projection of spending by the 10 provinces Is billion for the fiscal year to March 31, 1973, up from the estimate for the year just completed. 'Revenue projections total billion for fiscal 1972-73 compared with an estimate oE billion for 1971-72. PLANS BIG DEFICIT Ontario's projected deficit for of million, larger than the budgets of Imlf the provincest accounts for the major portion of the combined deficit. Here is a summary of major budget developments by provinces: Newfoundland: Spending is projected at million and revenue is more than 23 per cent million. The new Progressive Con- servative government brought in a four-year economic plan and it is studying all spending commitments made by the former Liberal government of Joseph R. Smallwood. The budget included an In- crease in tobacco tax, wliich wou Id rai se tl le price of a package of 20 cigarettes 10 cents to about 75 ccr.Ls. A sub- sidy to parents of school chil- five years eliminated as un- necessary because of changes in the federal family allow- ance plan. Nova Scolia: Spending is projected at million and revenue at million. The province; raised taxes on alcoholic beverages. In De- cember, personal income tax was raised by 20 per cent be- ginning Jan. 1 and succession duties and gift taxes also were introduced on that date. The government trimmed 556 million from preliminary expenditure from highways and health de- partments. New llrunsvrick: Spending projection is million and revenue estimate is million. New succession duties and gift taxes had been introduced previously and there were no major tax changes in the budget. Capital spending was in- creased by about 10 per cent and Finance Minister Jean- Maurice Simard said this would give a boost to the con- struction industry- P r i n c R FSdward Island: Spending projection is million and revenue estimate Is million, Succession duties and property taxes-- previously collected by other government in- troduced but there were no other tax increases. The government has taken over the municipal share of financing of education. It esti- mates it will gel million from property taxes pre- viously collected by munici- palities. Spending on educa- tion is projected at mil- lion compared with mil- lion during fiscal 1971-72. Quebec: Spending projec- tion is billion and reve- nue estimate is billion. The province's eight-per- cent sales tax on industrial production equipment wa abolished, through the 1974-75 fiscal year, in aji attempt to spur capital investment. Utc taxes were reduced in what Finance Minister Ray- mond Garneau as the first step towards aboli- tion. Gift-tax provisions were liberalized and the lax on transfer of securities was abolished. The spending estimates in- clude million for capital projects, up million from fiscal 1971-72. Ontario: Spending projec- tion is hi i] ion and reve- nue estimate is billion. Taxes on alcoholic bever- ages, cigarettes and gasoline were increased and the prices for automobile licences went up. Fees at universities and community colleges were raised, The land-transfer tax con- nected with home purchases was raised and fees for pro- vincial campsite permits were increased. Basic shelter grants were introduced to provide tax re- lief for lower-income families. Provincial Treasurer Dorcy McKeough said there were se- vere controls on the increase was 4.5 per cent compared with 14 per cent in the 1971-72 "leave room for private sector ex- pansion in consumer spending and business investment." Manitoba: Spending projec- tion Is million and reve- nue estimate is million. Tax rebates for home- owners and tenants in- troduced while taxes on liquor and cigarettes were in- creased. A five-per-cent sales tax on production machinery, except farm equipment, was brought in from May 1 and a new tax on mineral rights held by cor- porations on tracts larger than 40 acres becomes effec- tive Jan. 1. The government plans to spend in- cluded in the above spending genera! gov- ernmental capital projects, In- cluding million for winter works and emergency pro grams. Saskatchewan: Spending projection is million revenue estimate Ls million. The government Introduced changes in taxes and royalties on mineral production. A homeowner grant pro- gram was revised to increase payments for many. An advance of million set aside for a land-bank program, derails nf whlrh were to released later. Alberta: vSpending Ls pro- jected at billion and rev- enue at billion. The agriculture department received a in- crease in its budget, including million for a development fund for maintaining the fam- ily farm and improving the marketing of farm produce. Persons over 65 wil 1 get properly tax or rent rebates during the current fiscal year and from Jan. 1 they will be exempted from paying medi- cal-care premiums. The spending figures In- clude estimates for capital projects of million, up from million during the previous fiscal year. British Columbia: Spending projection is billion and revenue estimate is bil- lion. To stimulate employment, the government is spending million on special pub- lic works projects. The budget includes several programs re- lating to the environment, in- cluding reforestation plans and a program to create green belts. Tne province will not levy succession duties on the por- tion of the field being vacated by the federal government, P r e m i e r W. A. C. Bennett said. Mr. Bennett, who also Is fl- nance minister, introduced legislation for subsidization of rapid transit systems. FACE TCXPUUSTOX mo ns JANEIRO (API Thousands of foreigners may expelled from the si al e of Main f! rosso for not reporting lo immigration au- thorities, (lie news agency AJB reported. FXUI B.C, Fruit the best part of summer! APRICOTS PEACHES PEARS PLUMS The luscious parade of Okanagan goodness continues right through the summer and the winter, home preserve plenty of Fruit. And ready now Red Haven Peaches, The B.C. fruit growers have turned the peach season clock ahead! They've developed a new kind of peach a peach that reaches ils peak of perfection much earlier in the summer. These peaches arc called B.C. Red Havens. They're highly-coloured, luscious, juicy and full flavoured. Already they're favourite fresh dessert peaches and now more and more people are discovering how luscious their special flavour is in home preserves, too. Simply cut them in quarters instead of halves and the stones are easily removed. You'll like 15.C. Red Haven Peaches trv them soonl booklet on home preserving and home freezing of B.C. tree fniits. Send 25S incciin, uith 'Jovrname and address, to: fi.C. tree f'ntils Ltd.. Dipt. li.C. PEACHES serve tliem them now! ;