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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE lETHDRIDGr HERAID Wadnssdoy, February 16, 1973 Koniimg i lo get IJofL honor Cliestcr A. Konnbg. a retired Canadian diplomat residing at Camrosp, Alia., will I'f con- ferred an honorary doctorate at Ihc Vniveisily of Lothbridgo Spring Convocation in Mav. Born n Fancl'.eng, Hirpeh, Clina Dec. 13, 10M to mis- sionaT's family, Mr. Ronniug served in China, India. Nonvay, Iceland, Geneva, the U.N'. and was head of Ihe Far Eastern division of Hit.' Canadian depart- ment of external affaire in a long and disLjuguisbed diploma- tic career. Mr. RonninS. no'.v in Italy, has also been invited to deliver the fiflh and last lecture in the current China lecture series at the University, university sem- inars committee chairman Dr Pcler Preuss said. The dale of Mr. Ronning't lecture has tentatively been set for either Mareh 30 or April 7, Dr. Preuss said. He will speak on "Mao's Nev; Men." dealing with the ideological aspects of the communist gianl. The fourth lecture in the se- ries. "The Recent History ol China." will be deb'vered this Friday night by Professor S. J. Noumoff of McGill University. He was in China last year. Unskilled National Scout-Guide Week celebrated Feb. 20 to 26 National Scent Guide Week is Feb. ZO to 2C. The week celebrates the birthdays of TjOixl and Ly.tly Baden-Powell, which fall on Feb. 22. Lord Baden Powell was the founder of both move- ments, and L-.dy Baden-Pow- ell is still the chief of the Girl Guides. The two movements have Ihe same principles but separate administration. Founders' Week in LethbridBe will for the second year be a joint Scout Guide effort. Indian councillors criticize housing get The federal government's i mate ivork program the un- j skilled unempfoycd has met with considerable success in the Ix-lhbridEO are-a. ,-Vn estimated 17S jobless in- dividuals, most of whom had no specific skills, have found jobs through Canada Manpow- er's training on the-job pro- pram. By RUDY H.ACGENEDER Staf; MOSES LAKE The Blood reserve band council not give housing priority to its poor people charge Indian coun- cillors. Wallace Mountain Horse and Howard Becbe say their efforts to distribute more new homos among needy Indians have been criticized by other coun- cillors. Formerly in charge of Blood band housing, Mr. Beebe said he resigned his past because of "hurts" received from council- lors while holding the position. Speaking at a southern branch of the Voice of Alberta Native Womens meeting here, he explained that no further houses or repairs to houses can be made until after the new fiscal year begins in April. The women had invited the i Blood chief and councillors to I Ib3 meeting to question them i about inadequate housing and sick children being placed in white foster homes. Only three appeared at the meeting Evidently Cardstan doctors planned three day sin- the prices charged in tlw LCC all costs of ths operrtion must i have beep refusing to allow THE NEWLY CROWNED Henry GiesbrecM and Alison Skeirh take their new posi- tions as Valentine King and Queen of Dorothy Gooder School. They are being crowned by Charlotte Tetzloff, left, and Rita Maynard, at the Valentine Dance held at Ihe school Tuesday night. Aces High donated their musical services for Ihe evenl. LCC cafeteria boycott off o I annually for among j .some of these people n-lvn are job-ess or not earning sufficient income to meat daily life re- quirements. Regular housing applicants' names are placed on a list there are considerably more names than new dwelling units available from which the councillors decide who will get new homes. Each of the council members is given a list of housing ap- plicants and decides which people he feels require new ac- commodation most urgently. Then all the councillors choices are counted and those dent boycott of the Leihbridgc i cafeteria are generally tno be met by food .sales while j children who are frequently community College cafeteria j high. same other colleges distribute i hospitalized to return to their has been postponed as a result I An unbiased opinion of the I the ccst throughout their bud- i parents. of administrative assurances food services division will be; gels. i Much of the hospitalization of Inder the terms of the pro-! ulat both sides will sit down for' sought thi-ougli a special eon- Students were scheduled to i children is the result of poor further talks to assess the i suit ant from the Alberta Hotel i meet wilh Dean Cooper, direc-1 housing which creates poor and Motel Association. 'lor of finance at LCC, during health conditions, the women It is expected (he consultant. the noon hour Wednesday to; claim. Church parades arc planned for all areas of the city and there will be a window dis- play competition. City offices will be accepted for a short time by Scouts, Guides, Rangers and Ventur- ers. A penny carnival and rec- ord hop will help celebrate tho joint birthdays of the founders. The 12 million Scouts in near- ly 90 countries support a world conference. Its purpose is to establish criteria for niemljer- ship, choose the country which will host the World Jamboree held every four years and as- sist the Scouts of that country in planning it. Scout Week in Canada helps bring together Scouts from ev- ery area to remind them of their unity of purpose. For Guides, the week is one of world service to Guiding. The World Friendship Fund is an example of their work. The fund was established in 1923, when Guides and Brownies do- nated a penny each to be used for service to Guides other than in their own country. The aim of the fund is to promote international friend- ship through travel, support to Guides whose countries have suffered a natural disaster most recently Peru and Pakis- j Ian. SARA FRANCIS applicants mth Ihe most choices are provided new homes. All CMHA loans are guaran- teed by tho band council and the department of Indian Af- fairs. Anyone not meeting pay- ments1 will be forced to vacate their property, if new arrange- ment? are not made. The band's money supply is j Pancake Day Saturday in the Pancake Day planned The men of McKlllop Untied Church will hold their 1100 per cent for students limited housin understand this and won't lis- and but people (Indian j church hall, 15th Ave. S. applicants) refuse to Si. Sponsored by the men's or- ten to explanations, said Mr. Beebe. studcnls at Winston Churchill High School were awarded perfect marks of 100 per cent on two Grade 12 de- partmental final examinations. Shelley Inbilson received the grade on her biology paper End Sara Francis received it for mr.lhsmatics. gram an employer is reim- bursed 75 per cent of an em- ploycc's wages. Tlie mobile home division of HaiCo Manufacturing in Le th- bridge is one of Ihc companies that has taken full advantage of (he program which has a March 31 deadline application date. About DO new employees have been taken en by the com- pany. "We have accomplished what we set out to do." said Darrell Hanson during a noon mil visit all six community discuss the financial aspects of; The over-all housing situation student meeting Tuesday which was called to raplrin why the i hour colleges in the pi'ovince to as-1 the situation. scss Ihc different food services There have aiso teen rumb- opsrations and report to the lings of discontent from the on the reserve is very with no homes for eilher boycott had been called off. colleges commission. cooking students and some Annual meeting The protest had been set for Wednesday, Thursday and Fri- j day. i Several s 111 dents accused boycott, organizers of "selling cut'' to the administration, the tight rent or sale at present, Mr. Eeebe said. And houses loca'.cd nearby, off ths reserve, are unobtain- l'.a college says the price I areas of the administration problem is one of interpreta- j over statements made to the tion of the colleges act which i press by pretest organizers 1 able becr.use landlords discri- stetes thai food services faciii-1 eo-JJer (his week. rainale againit Indians, he arid- lies mu'-t "break even" during1 Dr. C. D. Siswart, president, ed. ORIIPC MEETING New officials and committee members will IK elected to- night at 8 o'clock in cily hall, at the first 1972 meeting of the Oldman River Regional Plan- ning Ccmmission. The per family. is open lo Lhe public. ganization in the church. AOT5 The departmental exams from (As One That the all the high schools in Alberta meals will be seized from I1.] are graded and Ihen scaled, one mark of 100 per cent being awarded in the prov- ince in each subject each .em- esler. It is (he first time a Churchill student has been given the hon- or. To have two students re- ceive it in the some school at the same time is a very raro occurence, school officials said. i a.m. to 1 p.m. and p.m. to This is the organization's only fund-raising acitivity. The menu includes pancakes, sausages, syrup, coffee and ico cream. Cost of the meal is SI per person, to a maximum ol Everyone is invited. the year's operations. The regulation has been 1 cf LCC, was expected to out- in-' line the administration's side of Tire Lethbridge Central Sav- i students charged ings and Credit Union will hold ministration would net do any- its annual meeting and banquet I to alleviate the situation _ _ o ___ iJ__ -i. :_ ____ i ___ :_i_ _ ___ oulspoken terpretcd at Lcc ,0 mean (hat I the issue today. that the ad- 1 at tho Cine Centre at 6 p.m. Saturday. Tickets for the function can be obtained at the Credit Union office on 8th St. S. until Wed- nesday. No tickets will be sold at the door. unless it is pushed into a ear- ner. The controversy around a student U.S. controls pork prices TAEER Pork producers in p lain degree by production con- c e n I res contention i Canada have little effect that more supervision is need- j the price of pork products in ed for the moire than 30 cook- ing students who prepare the JUST RECEIVED! Another Shipment Of DURAFLAME CEDAR FIRE LOGS With special ingredienli for coloured flames, SPECIAL, EACH DOWNTOWN Open Monday, 7ues., Wed. nn-J Sat. a.m. lo p.m. Thufi a.-.-' Fri. 8 30 o.m. Jo 9.03 p.m. cafeteria [cod. There has been He said if Canadian bog pro- ducers put only one half of last year's (otal produclion on Market shifts in the United markcli pl-ices might nave this country. only one instructor in course since Ihe start of Ihe second semester. College officials have been lnc j Slates control park prices in I b i e n only per hundred- Th? free flcnv of live and pro- the i Canada Dr. Bruce Jeffery, weight higher. 1 graeral manager of the Alberta Hog Producers Marketing ccssed pork allows the U.S. to actively seeking a replacement I Board, told 50 agribusincssmen 1 effectively set ceiling and floor for the instructor who resigned' here Tuesday prices for pcrrk products in in December, but have been I Speaking at a farm business Canada, he said, unable to find a suitable candi- i information short course, Dr. j The U.S. activity in the pork date. Jcffcry said prices in Canada market helps to set policies in Students also maintain that can be controlled only to a ccr-1 Canada. Hc-wever, Mr. Beebe says that tome of Ibose in dire need of better housing must leam to Ijecomc more self-dependent and instead of living solely off welfare. Even' year the band council has a limjled nunita' of houses available for sale to Indian housing applicants. Although seme of the housing costs are subsidized by the de- partment of Indian affairs, In- dian applicants must also se- cure loans from both the band and Csntral Mortgage and Hous- ing Corporation to meet cost re- quirements. To secure Ihis type of loan a native person must show ability to repay the low-interest loans. The welfare department is allotted a number of houses no ands Filing tax forms thing of past for senior citizens, low earners Senior citizens receiving tho pares income tax returns for Old Age Pension and Supple- individuals, said many will not ment and others receiving low have to file returns this year incomes, may not have to file and many more will be exempt j income tax returns this year or ever again. Roy Aldous, LeLhbridgo. man- ager of H and R Block Co., an next year. There are two major changes j which mav make the old ape y i international pensioner irhich pro- 1 197] non-taxable vea r. lere's Still Time To Win 1 of 5 Philco Color TV Sets FREE! ANOTHER SANITONE DIVIDEND! Your Snnitono Dry Cleaning ordflr of 1 95 valuo or nithor one oF Iho following items is your cnlry form. A SUIT or A DRESS or A TOPCOAT or OVERCOAT Exlra entry formi issued for any order Ihul it diviiablo by 1.9S JUST 1 SETS IEFT TO BE GIVEN AWAY CALL FOR A PICKUPI LETHBRIDGE LAUNDRY LTD. and SPARKLE CLEANERS and LAUNDERERS LTD. 1818 3rd Avonuo South, lollibridgft Phono 328-2322 or 326-2321 The old age supplement is ADDED to personal exemptions and tax on the first S500 of tax- able income has been reduced [to nil. A single taxpayer under 70 ears of age, whose only in come was old atre pension of SflO ;j month plus a .supplement of a month (the maxi- mum) for total year income of 40, is not taxable in 1971, said Mr. Aldous. Filing a tax return is not ncccssary. Personal exemptions tor the pensioner in 1971 would be the standard Sl.OCO. plus SR92 40 for Ibc .supplement plus for medical, totalling Sl.7il2.40. In addition to the increase in personal exeTnpIions Ihe amount of the supplement (.he tax on the first of tax- able income is nil. However, Mr. Aldous advises, if the taxpayer has made any installment payments on 1971 income lax, lie must file n 1971 tax return In obtain a refund. Also, it would he best ID file a return if rental or self-em- ployed income was received, even if the Uixablc income is nil. "If anyone is not sure wholhcr to file n 1971 return. they sliould eiUior contact Ihn. income lax office or enquire nl any professional accountant or income tax preparer's Mr. Aldous smrl. "Normally there uonld he nn charge or obligation for I, h i s Bcrvice. ID any event, it is Lho policy of our company not to make any charge for informa-'. tion." Firefighters near contract agreement An agreement has been reached between the cily and Jjocal of (he rntemaLional Firefighters Association on all negotiated items except wages.' A new Lwo-ycar contract will include five vacation for mcmlxrrs who have 20 years ol service and four weeks for those serving more than 14' ycnrs. Service pay has been chang- ed lo per month nfler H years, .SI2 nionlh aticr l.'l years, 5J7 por month after IH years, per month after 2.T j yenrs and per month after j 2lt years of service. Under Iho old contract, ROT- vice pay was ?5 per monUi nftor 10 years and per month after 20 years. will continue until a selllo.ment lins been readied concernIIIR waRCs. Tho negotiations began in i lalo December. that's what the new BERNINA is all about! Imagine-now you can have bolh hnnds free to rjuide the Inbric through those precision turns! And look what's happened lo bullonholing on the 830! You don't have to touch the fabric and bingo, a pcrlect buttonhole! Talking ol fabric, do you know that the nnw BERNINA automatic fabric sensor ndjus'.s ilsei! lo any fabric, strelch or knil, cotlon or synthetic, and gives you stitching lhat simply will not pucker or snap. The 1972 BERNINA overlook stilch gives a perfect finish lo stretch or knil garments and tho new blindslilch, a hand-finished look. You have lo hand it to Ihe Swiss. Such ingenuity! Can a sewmrj machine bo perfect? Mecl Ihe now BERNINA 830, in its streamlined red carrying case, at your dealer's today. 01 course, a wide choice of cabinels is available. SEE THE BEAUTIFUL BERNINA AT: CALL FOR FREE HOME DEMONSTRATION APPLIANCE TV CENTRE 812 4th AVE. S. PHONE 328-167J OR 323-1332 Diroclly ntrost from Enonon'l Downlown Showroom ;