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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Poor will pay more9 under new lax plan EDMONTON (CP) Werner Schmidt, leader of the Alberta Social Credit Party, said Friday the provincial government's plan to remove the education tax will mean that the rich will pay less and the poor will pay more "The government is preparing for an elistist he told a news conference He said that under the new plan announced earlier this week by the Progressive Conservative government, the wealthy will find all of the education tax on their property removed while the poor who pay the municipal tax, not the property tax, will pay more For example, those who had a total tax bill of or less last year paid nothing under the government's tax reduction plan "This year they will pay the municipal tax about Mr Schmidt said Rail warning SHELBY, Mont (AP) Nationalization of railroads in the United States could prove catastrophic in terms of inefficiency, says an official of the Burlington Northern "The alternative to wasteful nationalization is allowing railroads to manage with a minimum of government interference, John C Ashton told the Shelby Chamber of Commerce this week "The wealthy, however, get all the education tax removed A person with a home with education tax of about now pays no tax Last year he received a total reduction of from his tax bill The government announcement said that 7 million will be added to the property tax reduction plan to eliminate the need for homeowners to apply for a rebate The new system simply eliminates the collection of the provincial education tax Homeowners will no longer receive a refund cheque, but the money will not be collected in the first place. The change means that the ceiling applied to property tax reduction last year is removed Mr Schmidt also said that the government's move to pay more of the cost of education under the plan represents an attempt to erode the local autonomy of school boards even further "One is led to question whether this is the last step as it was with hospitals, toward the government taking over 100 per-cent financing of the education costs "Does this mean that school boards will become mere allocation agencies, not decision makers7 It seems as if the school boards will be asked to do all the dirty work and take all the blame while the provincial government takes all the credit Saturday, February 9, 1ff74-THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD-23 Edmonton plans lottery for Games Slashed truckers9 tires Truck drivers look over the slashed tires of their trucks parked in one of the exits from a truck stop in Breezewood, Pa, blocking other trucks in the stop from moving out The truckers don't know who cut the tires However, drivers refuse to have the tires replaced or move out until the finish of the truckers' dispute, fearing more violence. EDMONTON (CP) The Commonwealth Games Foundation expects approval this month from the federal government to proceed with a Western Canada lottery designed to raise million for the 1978 Commonwealth Games' operating costs Hal Pawson, executive director of the foundation, said Friday the first tickets could be sold in April if approval is received this month Mr Pawson said the first prize will probably be although final details have not been worked out Mr Pawson said prize money will be paid on the basis of ticket sales He added that a corporation is expected to be formed with the Edmonton Exhibition Board and the Calgary Stampede Board to distribute tickets About half the proceeds would go to the Commonwealth Games, with the remainder split between the two boards Meanwhile, Edmonton City Clerk Cal McGonigle said it is taking longer than anticipated to check out the names on a petition calling for a plebiscite on the city's share in financing the Games INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD Established 1911 Loww Floor 517 4th S. Phono 327-1541 Inquest jury recommends ban of hockey slap shot For Complete Livestock Sales and Servloe..... call FRENCH Sears Announcement Due to heavy demand on certain ttema and the rnduatry ahortage of materiala, we regret to announce that aome itoma offered In our Home Fumlahinge Flyer being delivered Sat., Feb. 2, 1974 In The Lethbridge Herald are not available at this time, while other Itema will be eubetltuted. check with your local Sears store for Informa- tion regarding these Itema. Sears regrets any Inconvenience caused to Its customers. CLINTON, Ont elimination of body contact and the slap shot in recreational hockey leagues has been recommended by a coroner's jury in this town 50 miles north of London The jury, inquiring into the Jan 17 death of Phillip Charles Evans, 18, a forward for a Godench Juvenile Team who was hit on the chest with a slap shot, also recommended all hockey equipment meet Canadian Standards Association approval The jury found the youth died of a ruptured heart after a puck, travelling at high speed, hit him in the chest above the apex of the heart Prof Donald Hays of the University of Waterloo's department of kmesiology the study of human movement said the rules of hockey should be changed to suit different age groups Prof. Hays, a former professional hockey player who holds a PhD in sports medicine, said there should be Last chance to save on 73 taxes. If you act fast, it is still possible to get a tax reduc- tion on your 1973 taxes and put money away for your retirement Come to Royal'Bust before Feb. 28 can help you. We can help you put money away for tomorrowand get a reduction on your 1973 taxes. Royal Trust retire- ment savings plans offer you these additional advan- tages you pay no sales commission you're not locked in to a fixed schedule of contribu- tions every year you get your choice of 4 investment vehicles you benefit from Royal Trust investment expertise. This table sham how much 1973 income ta jou can saie income Hanftun contribution S 7300 10.000 15.000 20X100 25400 2.000 4JOOO 4.000 402 582 1.026 1.672 1757 Based on Ontario resident wifli two dependents m a registered pension plan income tanates But you must hurry because Feb. 28 is the last day you can take advantage of this for your 73 taxes. Come into a Royal Trust office today. Retirement Saving Plans. Royal Trust f you want We ran help you 740 4th Ave. S. Lethbridgt, Alberta Phone 328-5516 a reduction of the amount of body contact in the game He added that amateurs do not have control of the slap shot as professionals do He said professionals can anticipate when to shoot and where the shot will go. because their timing factor is more highly developed In its decision, the five man jury said "From the evidence presented, it has been proven to iis that some hockey equipment is inadequate to protect a player from injuries under the rules of the game today The recommended funds be made available for research to develop the proper equipment and until such equipment is available, some group such as the Canadian Recreation Association should suggest that all recreation league players "not aspiring to be professional players" eliminate body contact and the slap shot Monday p.m. Feeder Hog I Top Quality Hogs Pita Babr WEDNESDAY I a.m. FAT and FEEDER CATTLE REGULAR SALE FRIDAY FAT and FEEDER CATTLE SALES Friday -1p.m. Special Stock Calf Faadw Sato SLAUGHTER HOGS ASSEMBLED AND SOLD MONDAY THRU FRIDAY. 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