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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta JotgnUy, MrtMry 11, 1971 THE UTHMIOOI HRALD tit Cost of Livinj Government to institute several programs to provide employment for students ON THE RISE Led by increasing food prices, the consumer price index jumped by 0.4 per cent last month to 130.3, the largest month-to-month rise since July last yeaV. All major components recorded increases between December and January with the exception of clothing and health and personal care. The index, based on 1961 consumer prices equalling 100, was 129.8 in December and 128.2 in January of last year. Industrial tax sharing program to be limited EDMONTON (CP) The government'. Indus trial tax sharing program will be rath- er limited initially, municipal affairs minister Fred Colborne said Friday. Mr. Colborne, in an inter- view, said the plan, announced in the speech from the throne opening the legislature Thurs- day, was based on a recom- mendation of the special com- mittee on assessment and tax- ation. The government, in the speech, said the legislation will provide for "adoption of the principle of industrial tax-shar- ing so that all municipalities shall receive an equitable share of the benefits derived from ASHPHALT J PAVING T energy resource development." Mr. Colborne said the last three words were the "key." Saying the principle may be extended later, "this is a good place to start." Only power transmission lines, pipelines, power generat- ing equipment and railway right of way will be cover- ed in the initial program, he said. Legislation planned also will provide mobile homeowners to qualify for tax discounts, give them a vote, and allow them to be taxed on the same basis as conventional homeowners, Mr. Colborne said. "We think this will go a long way to removing the preju- dices some municipalities have against mobile homes and wit ease the way for more land for this growing form of hous- ing." Cooks seek clean kitchens EDMONTON Ca- nadian Federation of Cooks has called for more fre q u e n t in- spections in all areas of the food service industry. The federation made the rec- ommendation to Ray Katzlaff, Alberta's industry and tourism minister, in a brief for study during the legislative session. The brief made seven propo- sals concerning health and cleanliness regulations the fed- eration would like to see en- forced in kitchens where food is prepared for public consump- tion. These include: annual medical examinations and x- rays for all those connected with food preparation and foot service; wash basins in the kit- chen for handwashing only; supply of sufficient uniforms and clothing so they can be ex- changed when soiled; availa- bility of changing rooms with washing facilities; stricter rul- ings on the necessity of equipped first aid kits; no smoking in food preparation areas; and only service person- nel allowed behind service counters. USED IN ADVEKTISfNG Calendars were first used as an advertising medium late in the 19th century. EDMONTON (CP) The Al- jerta government announced Friday it will institute several programs to provide about XX) student jobs this summer. Don HamUtor, executive as- sistant to Premier Harry Strom, told a news conference New engine cuts exhaust says Honda TOKYO (Reuter) The Honda Motor Co., announced here it has developed a new auto engine which can reduce exhaust gases to one fifth of those from conventional en- The new motor called the "compound vertex controlled combustion engine" is sched- uled to be produced commer- cially from 1973, Honda said. It features an improved fuel supply device, ignition device and combustion chamber, which are combined into one system. that a committee of the pre- mier's staff, youth, education, social development and hu- man resources authority de- partments have been meeting to look into student summer unemployment. The committee is setting up several programs, such as a student employment office to co-ordinate government hiring, a fund to provide loans for small student businesses and other programs, he said. No details of the programs have been announced, but Mr. Hamilton said he expects the employment office would be operating within a month. He estimated there were about 800 students employed by government departments last year. About half of the jobs probably would be in govern- ment departments, he said. The other half would be in such pro- grams as the Alberta Service Corps or in individual student Nailed his head HOHOE, Ghana (Reuter) Police are hunting for a gang who hammered a six-inch nail into a man's head. The victim, Michael Kwabena, was found lying in a street and taken to hospital. Doctors said Friday he had recovered consciousness and was responding to treat- ment. FOR SALE USED FLUORESCENT FIXTURES TUBES INCLUDED WHILE THEY LAST 4 ft. 2 lite 4 lite Suitable for Starting Plant or Seeds WYATT ELECTRIC 906 1st Aye. S. Phone 327-2048 enterprises set up under the loan fund In the Throne Speech Thurs- day, the government announced four new prov i n c i a 1 parks, "employment to students and others during the summer months." Mr. Hamilton said that the parks employment program 'a which are expected to give 1 within the jobs. WEIGHT WATCH Meets: Tuesdays p.m. and p.m. Wednesdays p.m. R RANCtiO MOTOR HOTR MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE Trust only the original Weight (TM) to watch your weight. Hundreds of thousands have done it successfully. You can, tool REGISTRATION MEN WOMEN MEETINGS TEENAGERS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL 328-5832 Enjoy an extra income tax deduction and earn interest compounded semi-annually by starting a personal pension plan at Farmers Merchants Trust Contribution, deductible from your 1970 tax return can be made through February 1971, So send this coupon now for ihe folder with all the facts. FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST 309 7th Street S. Phone 328-5548 CAtGARY EDMONTON GRAND PRAIRIE LETHBRIDGE MEDICINE HAT RED DEER MONTREAL VANCOUVER NASSAU Please send me full details en FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST registered retirement sav- ings plan so t can combine income tax savings and interest to gain a higher retirement income. NAME_________________..._____ ADDRESS Mail to: FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST at address shown at left HOME OF SKYLARK CAMPERS AND TRAILERS Located at GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES CQUTTS HIGHWAY Ph. 327-3I6S LiTHBRIDGI 12'x50' W3 iL p- FRONT KITCHEN St., MODEL a All units are furnished with Stove, Refrigerator, Chesterfield and Chair, Dinette and 4 Chairs and All Bedroom Furniture THIS! SPECIALS !N EFFECT FOR ONE MORE WEEK ONLY! ;