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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Winds spread city landfill debris City officials laid today >ncy hove taken steps to hove blowing refuse at the city dump cleaned up with- in a week, under terms of o contract between the city and Aneca Construction Ltd. The sanitary landfill on the north side of the city, has been plagued by gusty winds scattering papers, cardboard and light waste moteriols over Ihe site. Aneca officials may remove debris themselves or they may pay the city's public works department to do the job. Left, the landfill site, and, right, a nearby fence. Grcanen photos The Letlibridge Herald VOL. LXVI Xo. 30 LETHBRIDGE. .ALBERTA. TUESDAY. JAXUARY 16. 1973 PRICE: TEN CEXTS TWO SECTION'S 22 PAGES Albertans get Anderson no sales pleased tax Lethbridge Mayor Andy An- derson today praised Premier Lougbeed's "property tax re- duction plan" for avoiding a sales tax A reduction ia residential Canada ready for peace job Water plebiscite clown the drain DV mciiAKD to council opposing rhe __, _ Hrrald Staff Writer O.i.i i'. A cona ;ana men LI v ;eS --_ __ b? no "Dlebisci'e irgued that fluorida-lion by prescription is the mly n.-.m .0 a :u c.n acrec- way of administering the rr.er.t between and Kauri, but Hie goCen> te rr.er.t j ar.y to serve on until a petition residents confronted peace lorcc aiter it sees tr.e agree- the required on the issue. demanding a Thorburn, representing Arr.id spev-'atirr: o: an ur.peEdinj ceasefire1. Die-'-: is received b> the Lethbridge Safe Water cvterr.al aiTa_-s clejarLmeni said City suggested "r h e tire gcverrjr.er.t has received no official vvord. A resolutior. lhat has come for coimci1 to tr.ct ar. :s r.ear. or w'r.a: it rr.av conta--. E plebiscite, be emulating the ostrich about the o1' Ca-'- was soundly defeat-diar. Forces officers eculd be fiov-Ti to" Vietnam 'd. by city co-jicil Monday. ,-.0 _________ .-e Aia. Sieve thing fluoridation. If you look mto it, you wiD find it's all a hoax.'' .5 o: ihe motion, Thorburn s a i d a pleb- i.re-.-e r.s sr-o'ji ;S I now ?en-- ;.n "would be squandering b; rn ire in Koicn called for a since four nan. Esiemal .-Vf fairs Minister fchsrp of- now rather than votes were against flu- fcrec- ihcir scimcc? "i.v; Noverr.'oer a? a the.r.exi cnic election ccafciire irc'jr. c-; 1974. bcos'jsc R. Erdman. 2SK Ave. c- -v :v 'r "ii-iv.v cT.i-c.rt'n who -ni'l was also opposed because of T V "L" iir-f-i? c-" cost factor. _ fV-e would be far cheaper for LL r -a- free distribution city to provide tables free charge or at half Mr. said. That way. both liona! oo-.-'erfice e- vis. -.-cod by L-.-C Har.oi-Washington reojie who v.ijt buv tl-e and ant i-fluoridaiionists apeerre-t tl-.a; was partly revealed last October. manv who have their he added. ir.e d-ienco crpartn-.er.t said Monday tra; 4W be able to them and the council debate ou ccrs and men e rc-c- riven inoculations and irs who bother." motion. Aid. Chick Chi- been or. a'.er: sir.ce before Christmas, readv Kotch said it is not council's fcr cl-f. feversl of tile V. persons to introduce the idea that are tre ctrcr petition initiate action. f; Bill Kergan proposed an ai.-ic-ndment to the resolution that if a petition were pre- council would order a in conjunction with Lhe next civic election. Tne amendment was also defeated. A-.- Lnr.de-s 1 Vaughan Hembroff votfd the amendment because it was too binding. However, he said, if a petition were within the next cou- C s, o d CP Tlie of months. "I nugh: con- annoimce-d a even before Ll5 'iC. nece.'tance ot a next election.'1 it'" F 1 sitntt'.ei-iiig postal chief t- n', board recommended a increase in to end which now .ire So. en an cV'-ks and S3. strike was rrjortcd IReuter'i The for- j f. unuins' chief of the Irish Republi- rc-ncr but thnl guerrillas. Sean MacStio- itself turned ended today the prison 4 Low by .1 country vote strike he had vowed to until death. Hiqh neizoli.ttioiis the orders of the Irish Re- Io ,'ind ttie Army, the 44-year old 'i.-ive pome on started taking mainly li'7.' Tlie last amtracl for the first Urau in eight weeks. is to b-3 financed Iroin natural resource revenues. "I've been opposed ;o a sales tax and I tliiri" govern- ment has beer. the said. Mimicipa] Aifairs Minister Dave Russell was set to meet dry council here a: 4 p.m. to- day to explain how iho rew plan will dice; local costs and services. LtlHBRIDGE BONUS At a meeiig between cabinet arjd the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, i h government said the new plan would generally leave munic- ipal governments least as well off as before, said Major Anderson. Lethbridge should qtialry for one bonus in the re-.v plan an unconditional i r. c e r.: i v e gran: io municipalities that within a per cent an- nual budget increase. The most recent Lethbridge ciiy budget increased :o 72 nulls from 70 mills, said the mayor, easily less than per rty fax break PREMIER LOl'GHEED ED.MOXTOX CP1 Tfie .Mbsrla government today annourced z plan io reduce property isx. di- rect financial assistance io ho-.veov.ners rentert. and change provincial-mun- icipal financing arrar.ge- The Progressive Conser- vative administration also said it is working toward a pian to have the costs of education born primarily by the general revenues of the province. Premie- Peter told c. revi- conference the charges wiil result in new savings "of about for the owner of an averase residential in Alberta. A similar property tax recucrjon apply to farm- ers. Eitm FOR RENTERS The present horrjeowrjer's hat it means to YOU are exarrples of how property tax restructing will effect home and farm O'-mers and renters: Ciiv House As.'eised at H.OM Markel Value about MILL RATE: 70 MILLS TAXES TAXES Taxe? we'jld be .............s ?0 Ixrss G rar.t S 75 Less Rediic'joti vehicle on mooii KATE: Tj MILLS MOSCOW cCPi The un- manned rnoon probe Luna -1 put a ver.icle on the surface of the CIG.VI, Tass announced today. The arcney said the se'l'-rropellc-cl Lu- rokhod 2 was cielivereo to il.e moon b> the space sta- tion Luna TAXES Taxes would b? Less Hor.ieov-Ter Tax Grant Less Educai-L'i; Flidaction Tax Paid cf >10' pc taxes a: T.ii Crcd.i. Errant of S75 aEEuaHv con- tinue. Ranters oi residential prop- would be eligible :'or as- sistance of up io SIM a year under the plan. The premier said increased royalities from the govern- ment's new oil and gas policies maie pcssbie reductions in taxes. Tne plan will require abou: H6 million extra in tie I'L-SI year of operation. He said tha: under the plan province will pay out the highest amount of money ever b municipal assistance. The province nil! pay all the costs of hospital and local health units and 90 per cent of ali social assistance costs bo-ne by the municipalities. On ton of this there wii] be unconditional assisiance grants ID rnuniapaLces totalling 515 millior. annually, a reduction from the present rii'b'on plus about S20 million ir.ore in incer.ti'.'e granis. Prerrjer Lougheed said local authorises Bill be able de- vote mere of theL- revenues to provide be'te- service to prop- erty owners after the province accepts the pnme responsibil- iiy for sociai sendees. The government said it be- liaves. b. a philosophy of muni- autonomy and linancial responsibihry which recognizes three prLnciples: for reduc- tion of a significant portion of ihe rai by eliininaang Be 30 rail! contnburica to the bcial education foundation fund. for renters, to recoerize that plan id offset the bur- c'en of prcpeny "reflects Lite fact that rents include the burner, n: Li-xes as part of fc.r municipal t-x stnic.ures. tha: ecucitioa should be for prirnarlly cut of genera! reven- ue, tha: properrs' s'-'onl'd bec-cme the most rx --lv? of the r.v.L-iriraV'tie? and the cl.-.l grar.ts slio-io be based on need. Ceasefire declaration this week SAIGON (AP' ceasefire Press secretary Ronald L. Meriting the peace trerty. will be declared by the United also told rcr.v.-.ers Pres- Sutes nnd Sotiih Vietnam o-> ider.t n-.'.l :--o ttw evo o; U S. Presidi-tt: :rcrt vces NLxon's inauguration to a sec- of leinarr. end four-year term Saturday to unilateral wc--.. pave the way toward signir.c of (v )0 w; fcr regoti.-.tor A. Kissinger a poace agreement Io end rri.-.-.iers .'.rd Indochina u.ir. Spilth V'ietrirtir.- roreicr. cse sources said tonight. ihe 'i'tvt'c.i St-vios. Xiwn was said Io liave nd- Nort'i nse.1 South Vietnam Preside-.! -v of r--e cr Npiyrn vsn Tiieu ihal nalional h.i> >.iid reached Io privludc- hos- tilities by and to have told Thicu to "mist in me." Meanwhile llw Florida Housr said lo.i.iy I'r.iied will no: Io ihe Pa-is ppsce Miks Ivforc ncM RDd porlwps nol tlion. o: r.'.-A1. r-o Vie: h.id :n Ivtli sides on rssratial iss Tlic.se reports ear.-.? U.S. e-ivoy Gc-.t'. Alexander M Hale .'r. eorderred for hours Tnieu or. 'die draft by 'v f. rrd Hanoi's Lo Pnc Tl-io. POINTS' Sviurocs sigrcxi They .id.ied it w-.-.s 1-ep- i'd t-iis could !v .iccxtr.lplishod bcf-cre the end of .lanuary. said Norlh and the United Slnies acroe.1 ihe n: an In ii South o u r r c s s.nd Uin! among the proMSions of t'-e revised tiraf, pror.isal bring by Thieu and Maig .s er.f callir.c for ar. inter- force o: abon: men :o supervise a ceasefire Seen and heard About town li n s ir h Trinimer elainiinc he's sn it'll be h-irvest before he up M.in tir.itiani corc.plain- ir.g aboti: e fv.Jids :ind foelir.g i-.ke .t blinvo S.in.lr.i PnlccU'.l.f bossting shcV. io a drive-in restaur.in: in her row red car. ;