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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBRIDGF HERALD uecemoer Gov't will retain irrigation control By KEN ROBERTS Herald Staff Writer The Alberta government will retain control of the headword of two irrigation to the wishes ot the Alberta Irriga- tion Projects Association We contend that the opera- tion of the headworks ot all irrigation districts should be left in the hands of the dis- tricts the chairman of the UFA told its annual meeting at the Park Plaza Motor Hotel It s imperative that we control our suppK of water at ill times T C Noble said shorth ifter Mr Noble s iddress Walter Solodzuk isMstdnt minister of 'he told the meeting the provincial must assume lull responsibili's for the St Man dnd Bow River projects ac uirJing 'i the Federal d 1 Irrigation Rehabilitation Agreement rn the lereement Alberta cKceoted 'he management rfdministrrf'ion and control of dll the ipderal government s ngh's tnd interests in the Bow rtuor and St Man s projects March 31 1974 Mr sdid Mr Solodzuk was speaking n place ot Bill Yurko minister the who was jnable LO attend the Flif depaitment s role must omplement and not duplicate the operation ol the districts Mr Solodzuk said To meet this objective it was planned that the actual operation and maintenance is negotiable with 'he districts We are not in a position to deal with this item at this time because we have been too busy trying to iron out the more important points of the agreement he said Mr Solodzuk said the River Project will include all works from the Bow River to the Little Bow Reservoir The tunds available under the federal provincial agree ment total 7 million he --aid million will go to the repair ot the Bow River and St Man Headworks 2 million will be in a transfer grant and S3 5 million will be used tor secondan works Mr Solodzuk told the meeting the department will review the headworks of the Lethbridge Northern Irriga tion District and United Imgation Distuct with the possibilih ol assisting in their rehabilitation and repair with that mav be left over Irom the transfer grant He also told the meeting that anvone who had received a bill tor the use of the headworks of St Marv s Dam should send it to him The 25- tenl per acre tee was discon- tinued last March There will be an amend- ment to the Water Resources t in the spring to upgrade the priontv ot irrigational water Mr Solodzuk said The Act now puts irrigation behind industrial uses in he said An amend ment will be introduced to up- grade this pnonU Rapeseed market analysis scathed The St project is lelined ds all works trom to Ridge Mr solodxuk said On the transfer 1dtp April i 1974 all federal -tdtt equipment land works jnd propern will revert to the arnvince As indicated earlier this ear operation and maintenance costs on heddworks that are assumed he province will not oe hdrged to the districts Just Great Christmas Gifts. Salton Hot Trays IQ nH eponsablp daily aid o ood hot without dry ng or urn r i y or al 'lavor peak hojrs pre- paral on The famous Salton Hotray de s gned meets tho modern wo Tien s demand for beauty and perfect function It s a gift to oneself or o others 95 PRICED FROM 795 CaM 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Herald Staff Writer FDMOTON Failure ol the tederal government o w ill ior an economic ol idpeseed marketing De'ore c dlling ior a producer decision in the matter has scath i rl the I nited Gram dmwers M Runciman president ol the producer grain handling told the annudl nuvling ot I nitarm ild that his c o m p d m 1 n Mrjd thC Hdpeseed Growers Associa lion wanted the com pk'tid before the producer ballot The mail ballot produc ers is supposed to be in the hdtids ol otticials bs Jan 4 Mi Runciman Sdirl the rnment instead dittdted d showdown thdt will makf inmers decide it want ihc dnddian wheat board to niirkel their or whether ihe want to continue the open market system He sdid the showdown was c dlled though the studv is under and I suppose the results will be reledsed alter the vole Mr Runciman said last spring before the rapeseed poll was announced he had iried to interest people in allowing two systems to operate tor rapeseed a wheat board svstem and an open market svstem With this approach a tarmer could declare at the FOX DENTURE CLINIC Eat 1922 PHONE 327-656S ESP COM FOX LETHBRIDGE DENTAL LAB 204 VEOICAL DENTAL BLuG COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 201 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 For Utmost Safe Driving in Snow and Icy Install UNIROYAL SNOWPLOW RETREADED TIRES Completely guaranteed they are your Best Tire Buy carrying the same guarantee as Brand Tires All Men 15 .95 Including F78-14 and G78-14 and 15 H7B-14 and 15 UNIROYAL KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD. CREDIT PLAN AVAILABLE 8 Pfconi 327-5085 ir 327-4705 ALTA 50th AVI NMM 223-3441 8 C -MOM 423-7740 beginning ot the crop year which svstem he would sell his rapeseed for the In effect a rapeseed grower would be putting nis where his mouth is and most important a man could choose the marketing he liked rather than being forced to deal one way or the other according to ma- jontv rule Holiday mail days scheduled City residents will have mail delivery Dec 22 and Dec 24 Christmas Eve But there Will be no delivery Christmas Day Boxing Day or New Year s Day although normal postal service will be provided on all other days dur- ing the Christmas season Wicket service will be provided from 9am to 1 p m Dec 22 with increased staff on hand says postmaster Al Lt-WlS And the office will be open regular hours on Christmas Eve from Sam to 5 45 p m Mail delivery has been ex- tended to Dec 22 to avoid ac- cumulation of mail and to make sure that cards and parcels are delivered in time for Christmas Out of town deadline for Christmas mail is Thursday and nexi Monday for delivery Four-footed frver Fred Sikkens raises 120 OOC broiler chickens every year But this was the first four-legged fryer to hatch out at his farm about 25 miles north of Lethbridge Son Jeff three years displays the oddly formed bird It is now under examination by the provincial veterinary laboratory m the city Agencies want more say Wednesday called for more agency participation in future I nited Way campaigns Agency representatives meeting for the second time on a formal basis have scheduled a series of six meetings to encourage more dialogue among themselves and to examine ways can put more group input into I nited Wav They suggested they play a active part .n the ANTIQUE AND BYGONE AUCTION Dec. 1 p.m. OPEN HOUSE FOR VIEWING Dec. 14th 7-10 p.m. Braes Round Oak Brass Items PRESENTED BY THE AUCTION BLOCK 2508 2nd AV6. N. License 077855 For catalogue and more information Phone 327-1222 i business canvass for funds and mat canvassers be selected carefully and well in ddvdru e of the annual fall drive This year s campaign which has raised 9125 000 will continue until the end of January The United Way Directors hope to collect tliiOOO C anvassers should be chosen tor particular businesses and provided per training geared to the tvpes of businesses thev will be calling on the agencies said well the agencies invited me execuuve of me unued vVav to attend the next agency meeting to be held in mid January The executive com- prises the president of the board ot directors two vice presidents and the residential campaign chairman The meetings are now being attended by Lmted Way representatives but not by members of the executive Twelve of 15 agencies fund- ed bv United Way were represented a United Way spokesman said Census nears The city s latest population tally could be finished by the end of the week City clerk John Gerla said Tuesday the tabulation of figures brought in by the 92 census takers is in the final stages Last year s count taken in January was 42 816 residents Prowler's term suspended A Lethbridge youth who pleaded guilty to a charge of prowling received a two-year suspended sentence in provm cidi court Wednesday Robert Owen Byam 16 entered the yard of a Lethbridge resident May 15 at 2 30 a m and disturbed a girl CvtifiidbMtalMwkinie CLIFF BUCK DENTAL LAB MEUCAL DENTAL BLD6 LtwLml PHONE ZK2 Gift rdef in a sleeping bag on the lawn The girl pulled a knife out of the sleeping bag and slashed Byam in the face In considering sentence Provincial Judge L W Hudson said the offence was not as serious as it appeared He didn t have any evil designs on her and the presentence report in dicates there is no perversion involved the provin- cial judge said The punishment inflicted on him will be remembered long after my sentence A 27 year old Lethbridge man charged with assaulting and injuring his wife was remanded in provincial court Wednesday to Dec 19 for plea Albert Shaw Rideau Court was arrested Tuesday at his residence He was released on his own recognizance ot I Available in any amount al our Restaurant or Take Home Stores GREAT CHRISTMAS QIFTSI We Invite Your For further Information our FURNACES SHEET METAL WORK POWER HUMIDIFIERS AIR CONDITIONING by and Alcon Refrigeration 2214-43rd SI 9 327-5816 Corporate tax portion sought The education tax portion of corporation propertv taxes should be distributed to separate and public schools on a per pupil basis the chairman of the Lethbridge separate school board s Jonn Boras mam cor- porations are under the owneislup of rnanv shareholders in the province or the ownership in several cases originates from outside the province Since- these corporations don t usualh declare their schoci tax support their tax assessment is automatical allocated to the public school boards he explained in an interview court of revision in Ed- monton last month ruled that under the School Act a. com pam must its school to the public school svstem n u has not declared Catholic ownership As a result the Edmonton separate schools lost an es- timated S2 5 million in cor porate tax assessments to the Edmonton public schools There is no indication of U of L level of operation to continue The University of Lethbndge will make even' effort to continue its present level of excellence in program offerings in spite of fears provincial government grants mav not allow the un- iversity to meet expenditures during the next three years At a special meeting the L of L board of governors af- firmed its intention to deplov all available fiscal resources to maintain the U of L in its present level of operation A motion to this effect will be forwarded to Advanced Education Minister James Foster The board of governors position affirms that the un- iversitv must relv on the department to provide ad ditional money to carry out the U of L s educational objec- tives how the ruling affect Lethbndge separate schools However since Lethbndge has nowhere near the number of corporations as Edmonton ihe financial affpot on the local separate svstem woula be minute if similar court ac uon taken locally Mr Boras savs he would be prepared to accept a lesser amount per pupil of the corporation school tax Liisessrnent because he doesn t expect that a senarate school should receive ihe same portion of the educa- tion tax dollar as a svstem that is designed to serve all he public If the corporation assess- Tiem was distributed on a oer basis the Alberta schools would be rweivmg a fair share of the assessment even though the auohc schools would be a greater oortion of the corooration assessment he suggests Roman Catholic residents must also declare 'heir seDarate school tax support or their education tax assess- ment automaticalh is allocated to the public school boara The Alberta school trustees m rheir annual meeting in November agreed to en courage the provincial government to amend the School Act so that all corpora- tion tax assessment is diviaea oetween the public ana separate school boards proportionate to the number ot students enrolled in each school svstem ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC SchwirtzBldg 222 5th SI S. Phone 323-4095 STUDIO Qtsl FiPTW flvENuE PAINTINGS and DRAWINGS by Judith Nickol. and Don Fradie 710 5 AVE S IETH6R10CE-ALTA HE1NO DEEKEN Manager Announcing The Best Way of Christmas Shopping We offer many exciting ways to solve Christ- mas gift giving pro- blems the following is just one of the many FRACHE'S CHRISTMAS SPECIAL Call 327-5747 or vfalt ua can amd your adactlon almoat anywharal Frache's Flower Shop 322 STH ST. LETHBRIDGE 8-TRACK TAPES Musicland Supplies Limited Prevents... Elektra Atlantic Stereo Foghat Foghat J Geils Band of the Grateful Dead Blue Eyes Is FrankSmatra LaidBnck Gregg All man carp a larga Mlcctlon of CHRISTMAS TAPES SPECIAL HEAD CLEANERS AA Reg. SUPPLIES LIMITED Open Until 9 p.m. Thurt. Corner 3rd Ave. and 13th St. S. Phone 327-1056 of tho Tipo ;