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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, December 4, 1971 THE IETHBRIDOE HERALD IS MPs resume bid for tax changes OTTAWA (CP) Opposition MPs resumed their campaign In the Commons Friday for chan- ges in the government's tax bill with an appeal to soften clauses dealing with farmers. Jack Horrer repeated earlier pleas for rever- sal of the government's inten- tion of taxing sales of farmers' basic herds, which now are ex- empt from taxes. He also criticized the govern- ment's proposal to tax the trade-in price a farmer gets for a piece of machinery which, in bookeeping terms, has lost all its value through depreciation. Pat Mahoney, parliamentary secretary to Finance Minister E. J. Benson, said that the tax on recaptured depreciation of farm machinery would only be paid when the farmer goes out of business. William Knight, NDP-Assini- boia, elected hi a byeleclion Nov. 8, made his maiden Com- mons speech in the debate, call- ing on the House to support the ASPHALT PAVING TOILESTRUP Construction Co. Ltd. 4 SAND ond GRAVEL PHONE 326-2702 327-3610 NDP amendment to exempt from the proposed capital gains tax land transferred with farm families. And Ire criticized the govern- ment's plan to calculate capital taxes on farmland on the basis of fair market value. Market value is too volatile and too prone to pressure from speculation, Mr. Knight said. Pact irks 'Newfoundland Conservative MP Davis defends Canada-Norway sealing agreement OTTAWA (CP) The Can- ada-Norway sealing agreement is the only way to protect stocks of the fur-tearing animals, Fisheries Minister Jack Davis said Friday. John Lundrigan ger-Twillingate) called it a "traitorous" trade-off that lias nothing to do with conservation and is a sell-out for Newfound- land. Banking tycoon throivs big party PARIS (AP) Baron Guy de Rothschild of the banking family threw a fancy-dress party here and his chateau glittered with UK bejewelled elite of international society. The display was topped by actress Elizabeth Taylor in diamonds worth an estimated million. The chateau, on the out- skirts of Paris, was tightly guarded by police, and the guest list was a secret. But word filtered out that the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Princess Grace of former Grace be among those attending. The chateau had been deco- rated by Paris designer Jean- Francois Daigre in early 1900s "belle-epoque" style with DIRECTOR OF NURSING Applications are invited for the position of Director of Nursing of the Fernie Memorial Hospital. This thriving community located in the East Kootenay, has been granted approval for a new 66 bed hospital to replace the existing 43 bed unit. Construction is scheduled to begin in the Sum- mer of 1972. In addition to the nursing administration functions nor- mally associated with such a position, the successful appli- cant will be directly involved in the planning of the new facilities. This is an exciting and challenging position for o well- qualified individual with previous experience. Standard fringe benefits for the field apply, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Submit complete resume in confidence to: MR. R. C. WILLIAMS Administrator Fernie Memorial Hospital P.O. Box 670 Fernie, B.C. Show us. Show yourself. In the Canadian Armed Forces you'll have a real opportunity for modem infantry training in a man's world of action among men. We're interested in you and we look after you. You'll get experience and good pay. You'll enjoy the benefits of 30 days leave each year. As wefl as the opportunity to see new pieces. The Military Career Coun- sellor will give you all Itre de- tails on me make your move. BRIDGE TOWN HOUSE MOTEL 12 Noon to S p.m. Wednesday and Thursday December 8 and 9, 1971 green plants and flowers. Society hairdresser Alex- andre's salon was bursting during the day as ladies had their hair styled in t urn-of- the-century fashions, with bird-of-paradise plumes to match their dresses. A qualified source put the value of Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry at about million. DIAMOND ON RIBBON Around her neck on a black ribbon hung the pear-shaped diamond which her husband, Richard Burton, bought for her in New York. Her coiffure was covered by a net studded with dia- monds of a total 300 carats, edged with 25 larger, pear- shaped diamonds. At the back of her head she wore a spray of green silk and black fabric flowers, held with a 20-carat emerald pin. She wore a black taffeta dress by Valeinto of Rome, with black lace ruffles. The Duchess of Windsor was reported to be wearing a blue Givenchy dress with blue plumes and canary-colored diamonds. Princess Grace's jewels were said to be a matched set of art nouveau-style necklace, earrings, bracelet and brooch in gold, diamonds and onyx. The hostess, Baronne Mar- ie-Helene Rothschild, had pre- pared a while satin Yves St. Laurent dress with a constel- lation of diamonds and pearls, and camelias in her hair. THE BftttADIAH ARMED FORCES Sterilization operations are popular TORONTO (CP) A study of ,200 sterilization operations in Alberta reveals that fewer male welfare recipients are undergo- ng the operations than men who work for a living. The study was conducted by Dr. E. S. Livingstone of Calgary and is reported in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Dr. Livingstone said that ong-term welfare cases were onspicuous by their absence in igures compiled on vasectomy iperations. The men ranged rom 21 to 75 years of age. Dr. Livingstone said the opcr- ition is becoming most popular imong men who hear of it from :ieir workmates. "For example, as many as 30 o 40 per cent of a group of fire- ncn have been vascctomized nd there is one station where 11 the men have undergone the Deration." The operation is usually per- formed under local anesthetic in a doctor's office or hospital out- patient department. OVATION THOMAS HAGSTROM MUSICAL INSTRUMENT CLEARANCE! Prices orr now rpdueed on our entire ttock of NEW ond USED STUDENT ond PROFESSIONAL INSTRUMENTS ACCORDIONS All sixes from S29.95 UP 120 Bass Model from S225 UP ORGANS Beautiful Thomas Or- gans and Chord Organs. PRICED TO CLEAR AMPLIFIERS Vox, Acetone, Arc ARE All REDUCED. Solid Slate Models. From S39.50 up GUITARS OVATION, GIBSON, HAGSTROM ARE Alt GREATtY REDUCED DRUMS 0 ply lets with 4 pieces, Hi Hat and cymbals. From S169 up P.A. Heads Columns and Used Guitars ACCORDION COLLEGE LTD. 530-5 St. S. Phone 327-7524 O BANJOS O RHYTHEM ACES AUTOMATIC DRUMMERS The minister and the New-1 The minister outlined foundland MP picked up in the Commons today where they left off Thursday night, after Nor- way released details of the July 15 treaty not announced by the Canadian government. External Affairs Minister Mitchell Shan) tabled the agree- ment Thursday. The agreement :.s expected to be ratified soon by both coun- tries. CLASHED TIIIjH.SDAV Mr. Davis and Mr. Lundrigan clashed Thursday night in the Commons question period, de- layed by business from its usual afternoon lime. again today the salient points of the agreement. Norwegian sealers would permitted inside Canada's 12- Wife beaters DUBLIN (AP) One Irish husband out of every four i regular wife-bcaler, a survey by the Irish Society for the Pre- vention of Cruelty (o Children shows. The survey which cov- ered 490 cases, found that the incidence of child beating was only three per cent but chil- dren suffer mental violence by witnessing their father beating I heir mother. mile territorial seas limit and up to three miles, frorn (he coast. An international committee made up of members from Ixtth countries would set n quota for the real catch which, depending on tlte health of seal herds, rish j could be the same as in recent is a years or "could be zero." North Atlantic seal herds often stay far out to sea in their spring migration to the breeding grounds, Mr. Davis said. So it was only by an agreement like tins mill Norway, the largest seal-taker in the world, that conservation measures be effective. SHOE REPAIRS BEST -k FAST if CHEAP SHOE HOSPITAL 311 11th Street South 10. I Kmtjland, INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON 507A 7th STREET SOUTH The first and only "t- M M m jnn Hospital Sweepstakd k iin Canada Assistance to v.., the blind Crippled children s hospitals and Cardiac centre SHRINE-LEON YES 128 PRIZES IN TOTAL! 1st prize 2nd 4th and 70 prizes of oach plus 3 early bonus draws of each totalling TICKETS are each and are eligible for all 4 draws. EVERY TICKET SOLD AIDS IN THE HEALING OF THE SICK, SWEEPSTAKES 4 DRAWS if NEW YEAR'S EVE DRAW !i Dp.c.p.mbp.r 31, 1971... prizes total ST. VALENTINE'S DAY DRAW February 14, 1972... in prizes fe EASTER DRAW y> April 1, 1972 ...a further in prizes VICTORIA DAY DRAW May 24. 1972.. Grand pmc phis nlhcr prizes as outlined above ASSOCIATION