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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta It THI IITHMIDGE HIUID Widntidny, January 19, Conspiracy to commit suicide Plot to poison water supplies in U.S. bared CHICAGO (AP) Two per- sons were arrested and charged Tuesday with conspiracy to commit murder in what was da- scribed by an Illinois state's at- torney as a plot to poison water supplies in the United State: Midwest. Edward V. Hanrahan, Cook State's attorney, said the two persons had formed a group which "planned poisoning supplies and spreading JeadJy diseases in Illinois and slsewiiere." Members of the group, Hanra- han said, "were allegedly to be inoculated and immunized, ena- bling them to survive the poi- sonings and diseases and to form the basis of a new master race." "Water filtration plants in the Midwest were allegedly to be in- 'eded with typhoid and their deadly bacteria." Hanrahan said in a statement. RARE ANIMAL A moiher giraffe stretches her long neck lo her newly.born baby, a rare spotless fawn, in their fold in Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. the emerald- eyed light brown spotless giraffe fawn, born Jan. 11, is to shown to the public late February. The keepers in the zoo believe that there are only two other spotless giraffe fawns in the world. One of them is Toshiko's sister in the same zoo in Ueno and the other is in the National pjnrk in Uganda, East-Central Africa. Child-care bills deductible... but OTTAWA (CP) Child-car expenses to working parents ar deductible from taxable incom this year, but the government i making sure its revenues won suffer as a result. Claims to deduct such expen ses must include receipts show ing the name, address and so da! insurance number of the person paid to care for the child. That way the govern IVo money for funeral KITCHENER, Ont. (CP) Willi Ferguson, who had his father's body transported to Kitchener from Winnipeg for burial, has been refused wel- fare assistance to cover the cost of transport and burial. Welfare administrator John Bimstihl told city welfare committee members -Monday that William Ferguson, 47, a former Kitchener resident, had not lived in the city 10 years prior lo his death, so was "not the city's responsi- bility." The son and a Winnipeg woman went to court recently to decide who had the right to bury Mr. Ferguson who died Jan. 1. Mr. Justice Louis Deniset ruled Jan. 5. in Court of Queen's Bench at Winnipeg that the son was the lawful next-of-kin and was entitled to make what funeral arrange- ments he wanted. The son said he has run up more than in bills for lawyers' fees and burial ex- Ma jor crimes rise sharply CALGARY (CP) Major crimes, especially non capital murder, increased sharply dur- ing 1971. Police year end statistics (how that 10 non capital mur- ders were reported last yenr compared with six in 1870. Rape cases increased to 40 from 36. No capital murders were list- ed. Assaults on police officers rose lo 50 from 42. There were tour allcmpted murders last ye.-r, one more than 1070, and cases of wounding with intent Jumped to 49 from 32. men! can verify ho pays income tax on the money he is paid. This requirement, along with otter ground rules for the new deduction, are spelled out in a pamphlet issued by the revenue department' at all local Income tax offices. The new Income Tax Act came into effect Jan. 1 this year. Claims for child care ex- penses and other new allow- ances won't be felt by taxpay- ers, however, until they file tax returns in 1973 for this year's income. The allowable limit on child care expense allowances is J500 a year per child, or for a family, or two-thirds of a tax- payer's earned income for toe is the least. COVER CAMPS TOO The allowances cover costs of baby sitting, day nursery care, or up lo a week per child for lodging paid at boarding schools or camps. The expenses must have been incurred to enable the mother to be employed or carry on a busi- ness. Expenses must be for care In Canada, and Ihey must be for children under age 14, or de- pendent because of physical or mental infirmity if 14 or older. The allowances are mainly desiped for working mothers. Bathers may claim the allow- ance if they are the only parent in the family or if the mother is unable to care for the child be- cause of mental or physical in- irmity or confinement. Payments made lo persons under 21 and related to the par- ent by blood, marriage or adop- ion are not eligible. Neither are nayments made to a person also claimed by the father or mother as a dependent for tax pur- poses. "To be allowed, deductions laimed for child care expense must be supported by ays the pamphlet. "If you in- cnd to claim child care expense leductions when you file for the 972 tax year, start retaining re- as of Jan. Raises price VANCOUVER (CP) ,omlnco Ltd. has raised its do- mestic price for lead lo 14 cents a pound, a half-cent in- crease. Tlic company said the in- rease brings the Canadian rice In line with general orth American levels, and rc- ccts a general tightening sup- y situation. James M. Rochford, deputy superintendent of the police de- partment, said one of those ar- rested was a former laboratory employee at Rush Presbyleri- an-St. Luke's Hospital. i the hospital medical centre and A spokesman for lire hospital was ordered off the premises denied the man ever was em- ployed. He said the man held by police worked as a volunteer foi- earlier this month after it was learned he attempts to obtain unauthorized chemicals. Rochford said that Steve Pera, 18, of Evanston, III., and Allen Schwander, 19, of Chi- cago, were arrested and materi- als seized. Would have sunk U.S. vessel NEW DELHI (AP) Defence Minister Jagjivan Ram said today the Indian navy would have sunk the United States nu- clear aircraft carrier Enter- prise If it had caused trouble last month in the Bav of Ben "Our men would have will- ingly sacrificed a few livta to Gink the Enterprise if the fleet had created any trouble for Ram told a business- men's fund-raising meeting for the national defence fund. President Nixon sent, the En- terprise and escort ships Into the bay during the two-week In- dia-Pakistan war. EATON'S SEALY SALE STARTS THURSDAY AT EATON'S Sealy Health Guard for big benefits, low price Everything about this mattress is quality! Consider the decorator cover with Scotch gard protection stays clean, fresh odour-free! Consider the Dura-Guard founda- tion with torsion bar design for strength, firmness and durability! The deluxe Quflf-fo Foam surface. Consider y'our health and comfort and carefree sleep! this is one of the best Sealy values ever offered. 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