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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW? H catH you no mon to book your Mnl through your local travel agint ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL 321-3201 The Uthbridgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Thursday, January 20, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL ILDG. 740 4Hi AVE. 1. LETHIRIDOE, ALIERTA SEE US FOR AIL YOUR OPTICAL NEEDS JUST SITTING HERE -An air traffic controller sits in the control tower of Field doing nothing. The controllers are on their fourth (fay i -Walter Kerber Photo of nationwide strike today, but designated members sit in control towers to help in case of emergency. A lonely airfield Is seen through the window. Coutts border officials preparing for rush The appraiser's office at the Coutts international border crossing has been notified that there will be goods" coming through Coutts influx of into Alberta due to the grounding of Canadian air traf- fic by the air traffic control- lers' strike, on its fourth day today. Meanwhile, CP Rail and CN Rail are providing extra ac- commodations on their trans- continental routes a CP spokes- man said in Calgary. "The demand to travel by rail is he said. "The volume of commercial Importation is normal at pres said Coutts appraisement supervisor Dan Gilborn. "But we have been notified to ex- pect an influx of goods by the end of the week because regu- lar air freight has to be re- routed." The volume of commercial exportation through Coutts re- mains and Js expected to re- main at tbe same level, the Coutts highways office said. This is because the overwhelm- Robbery nets years A Gleichen man was sen- tenced to years in peniten- tiary when he pleaded guilty in Lethbridge magistrate's court to robbery with violence. Court was told Charles Raw Eater, 22, and his sister Georg- ina, 25, had been arrested and charged with robbery with viol- ence after Steve Cahoon of the Lethbridge district had been severly beaten and robbed of his money, watch and car dur- ing the early morning of Nov. 13. Georgina Raw Eater was sen- tenced to six months in Fort Saskatchewan for her part in toe crime. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic HACK DENTAL LAty Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDC. PHONE 327.2822 ing majority of goods exported from southern Alberta goes by truck and rail and is threfore not affected by tic air strike. The effect of the west coast shipping strike is yet to be felt. However, as an inland area near the U.S. border, and due to the fact restricted scheduled and charter air services are still available, southern Al- berta should not experience too much inconveniences. The 24-hour walkout by air- port technicians, which ended at 8 a.m. yesterday, did not involve other members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers who are employed by AGT and CP and CN communications. "Our employees did not join the said Art Carlyle of AGT Edmonton. "T h o s B technicians who went on strike work at the airports and are employed by the federal gov- ernment." Earl Orson of CP public rela- tions in Calgary said IBEW members employed by CP did not join the walkout. Bad weather forced the can- cellation of most of Time Air- ways' flights yesterday. Two passengers, interviewed by The Herald while waiting for a de- layed Time flight to Edmonton, expressed disappointment at the strike. Pianist offers admirable performance By PAT ORCHARD Dr. Dale Reubart started the evening at the Yates Memoria Centre with a performance of Schubert's Piano Sonata in A minor. Dr. Reubarfs was a Wednes day guest of the University Concert Series. It began with deceptive leth- argy, as Dr. Reubart took awhile to adjust to the initial shock of this rather stubborn piano. There was a great deal to admire in his ability to build his mood changes into the note values themselves rather than taking liberties with the tempo However, he did not quite get the magical, dandng, prancing poetry out of the notes which a true Schubertian manages to make, so the sonata rcmainec thoughtful prose. He emphasized the stern, classical sonata heritage rath' cr than the romantic side ol 3w sonata, and did not submit to the tyranny of the metro- nome in rhythm. Dr. Reubarfs complacency was slightly less than ade- quate, but I must hesitate to add that there were many beautiful moments in which his ffortless technique enabled him to captivate his audience. The highlight of the evening was when Dr. Reubart pro- ceeded to give us a perform- ance of Japanese miscellany by Eliott Weisgarber. His was most remarkable and scnsi- ive interpretation of eight songs which kept us wholly en- grossed throughout the per- formance. His subtleties of interpreta- EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HANZEL 317 7th STREET SOUTH and Friday and Saturday Evenings THIS WEEK "DIAMOND 4" 8 TO 12 P.M. NO COVER CHARGE tN 1W OLD 'rWPmOH OF WtaVfcHN HOSPITALITY testauiatit PHONE 328-7756 FOR RESERVATIONS (ion, limpid liquidity of finger work, delicious dainty staccato and exquisite phrasing was reminiscent o f dew-spangled insect webs and things too deli- cate for human touch. A most refreshing perform- ance. Dr. Reubart closed the eve- ning with a most intelligent performance of Liszt's E mi- nor Sonata. He is that rare creature, a scholarly musician with a virtuoso piano techni- que, reliable, but for my ex- citable taste, sometimes dull. This piece is a dramatic sonata structure which re- quires the mastering of many technical problems and then Burns Nicht Saturday The General Stewart Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion Pipe Band will present "A Nicht wi' Burns" Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Legion Memorial Hall. Toastmaster will be Morris MacFarlane and those propos- ing toasts include Tom Mc- Lean, J. W. Pickard, Peggy Mallalieu, Rev. L. D. Hankin- son, Judge Alan Cullen and Professor David Spinks. Tickets have been sold out for the event. a lot of power The cold weather causes an increase in power consumption of about kilowatt hours per day in Lethbridge. In a 45-day period from Dec. 1 to Jan. 14, kilowatt hours were used or kilo- watt hours per day. During September, kilowatt hours were used at a rate of kilowatt hours per day. pulling the structure together. However, there are a thou- sand pitfalls, and seemingly Dr. Reubart fell into some of them. The sonata depends on sev- eral themes when rests are part of the thought. The per- formance falls somewhat be- cause he fails to keep the sound going while the phrase or sentence is in operation. Dr. Reubart may not have quite as uniquely personal a Lisztian style as some pianists, but for transcendental virtuos- ity, allied to poetic imagina- tion, his performance was most commanding. An able pianist with a wide range of key board color and range. Capital gains tax is only new item By GREG McINTYRE Staff Writer The "only major reform" in the new Canada income tax act is the capital gains tax, the president of the Lethbridge and District Chartered Account- ants' Association said Wednes- day. Bill Lord, speaking to an overflow audience at a panel discussion on tax reform, said the many other changes in tax regulations effective Jan. 1, 1972 could have been introduc- ed as amendments to the old tax law. The first accounting of the new law will take place wheu people fill out returns for the year 1972 in spring 1973. Capital gains are profits cal- culated on the increase in value of possessions such as prop- erty, houses or stamp col- lections. Most Canadians may safely disregard the capital gains part of the new tax bill, since their principal place of residence and one acre of land, most household effects and their car are exempt. As a general rule, said Mr. Lord, half the increase in value comprising the capital gain will be added to income for tax purposes under the new bill. Tom McNab, another of the five accountants on the tax panel, said the new law allows employment expenses up to ?150 or three per cent of in- come to be deducted from per- sonal income. Receipts for these expenses, incurred in the normal course of employment, will not be re- quired in order to claim this tax deduction, he said. Contributions to savings and retirement plans will also be allowed for income deductions Chinook planned The cycle is about to com- plete Since the Chinook winds piled the snow up last week- end, another 2.3 inches of snow has fallen along with the tem- peratures. The -weatherman says we may see the warm winds be- ;in to blow again late tonight jut for sure on Friday. The exact timing depends on the movement of an arctic stationed in northern Montana with a warm air mass above it. The forecast is for a low temperature tonight of 10 be- low to be pushed up by heavy winds Friday to a high of 35 above. The heavy winds mean tie drifts now blocking our front and back doors have a chance of reaching new heights, like the eves. Information day The Alberta Wheat Pool will hold a special information day for interested persons at the Yates Memorial Centre Feb. 19. Final plans, speakers and limes will be announced when completed. Prejudice workshop theme Prejudice and discrimination against Canadian Indians- is the theme of a Lethbridge Community College student John Lee Hooker here on Sunday Lethbridge has the opportun ity to welcome a great talen Sunday night. Last week's Lighthouse con cert is going to be hard to beat but by adding Lethbridge to a six city tour of Western Can ada, John Lee Hooker will def initely brighten the local enter tainment scene. Hooker, 47, has been singing since he was 14 and has record ed more than 300 blues songs most of has own composition. Some o[ them have been re- corded by such noteworthy en- tertainers as Led Zeppelin Canned Heat and Hod Stewart, John Lee Hooker has receiv- ed rave reviews in every city, They refer repeatedly to his deep emotional involvement anc the brooding power and inten- sity of his performances. He has been called a folk blue: artist of the highest order. Backing him up will be the ORGANS NEW and USED MUSICLAND WE TAKE GRAINI AUSTIN FEEDLOT LTD. is offering their Mograth feedlot and farm FOR SALE (25 milet from Lethbridge) "SfS For further information call BILL AUSTIN or JIM PASSEY 758-6583 STRINGHAM PROPERTY SALES 112 Ith SI. S. 32S-4161 LETHBRIDOE, ALBIRTA John Lee Hooker Blues Band. Travelling with him on the tour is a new talent find known as "Bim." An 18 year old from Dawson Greek, he is an "easy going natural" on stage. His unique vocal talent ha; drawn attention to his own com- positions, which are already be- ing recorded by artiste as well- known as Fkylark and Melanie. The concert promises to be a truly great experience. It will be held at the Leth- bridge Exhibition Pavilion Jan. 22 at p.m. Tickets are available at Leis- ter's, Musicland and Marcel's Smoke Shop. council workshop this, week end. Entitled "Human th workshop will feature speaker with expertise on pioblems en countered by native peoples. These include: Elmer Hair son, a department of labor hu man rights officer; Dr. Aha Sipence of the Manitoba India: Brotherhood and VTilliam Wul tuoee, a controversial advocat of Indian assimulation int white society. New choir meets tonighi The newly organized boys choir, the Canterbury Choris ters, is looking for new mem bers. The choir's objective of 1 boys has been reached, bu new members will still be ac Any boys Interested shouli attend a practice at 7 o'clocl tonight in St. Augustine' Church. Ther'sno Time Like Now To Buy A Snow Blower DURING OUR WAREHOUSE CLEARANCE SALE! 8 H.P. Regular Now Only 5 H.P. Regular Now Only International Harvester Sales Service 304 Stafford Phone 327-3125 COLD REMEDY SPECIALS DRISTAN TABLETS. 24'l. Reg. 1.35. Now ANACIN TABLETS. 60'.. Reg. 1.05. Now ACTIFED TABLETS. 12'i. Reg. 1.74. Now BENTLIN COUGH MIX. B-oi. Reg. 2.25. Now BENYLIN COUGH MIX. 12-01. Reg. 2.95. Now VICKS VAPORUB. 3-tz. Reg. 1.23. Now ACTIFED A ELIXER FOR CHILDREN. 4-oz. Reg. 1.91. Now CONTAC C. 24'i. Reg. 3.19. Now SINUTABS. 30'i. Reg. 2.49. Now .1.09 89c 1.19 1.59 2.09 1.05 1.49 2.59 1.99 McCREADY-BAINES PHARMACY LTD. 614 3id Ave. S. 327-3555 Film star Chief Dan George and former Indian model-turn- ed proponent of Indian rights, Kahn-Tineta Horn, declined in- vitations to attend the work- shop because of other comnut- mente. The workshop, which will be- gin at about 3 p.m. Saturday mil conclude Sunday. Open to the public, the work- shop will be chaired by Peter Jonterius. HUNGRY BIRDS A flock of starlings can consume 65 pounds of southern Alberta feed grain in one day. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th SI. S. Phone 328-4095 under the new scheme. Using a projector and screen, Mr. McNab showed a table comparing the income tax for a man with a wife and two de- pendent children in the old and new systems. For annual income in tie to per year range, tax deductions under the new bill were smaller at each level. He also noted that personal exemptions have been increas- ed in the 1972 tax year: to from for a single person, to from for a married person and to from ?500 for people over 65 (formerly 70) years of age. Ron Colleaux, an accountant at Taber explained to farmers and ranchers that the federal government is in the process of phasing out the concept of a 'basic herd" for tax calcula- tions. He said that under the new act, a basic tod is not con- sidered as asset for capital gains purposes. A second tax panel will be held Feb. 2. Tickets are avail- able at the chamber of com- merce office, 1003 4th Ave. S. Meet postponed The Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens Organization, affiliated with the Provincial and National Pensioners and Senior Citizens Organization, will not meet on Friday due to the poor weather conditions and icy streets. The next meet- ing will be held on Feb. 16. CELEBRATES 25TH The Lethbridge Lodge of Perfection of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Free Masonry will celebrate its 23th anniversary and annual re- union Friday and Saturday. "ART STUDIO ON FIFTH BVSNUf JANUARY HALF PRICE SALE OF FINE ART REPRODUCTIONS 710-SAVES "UTWMIOGE-AJTA COMPUTER ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT LTD. Data Processing Services 507 CANADA TRUST BUILDING TELEPHONE 328-7883 20% OFF SALE DENBY LANGLEY TABLEWARE FROM ENGLAND MAYFAIR ARABESQUE SUMMIT SHERWOOD SHAMROCK GYPSY KISMET BOKHARR CRANBERRY Now it the Time to buy and lave as there will be a 15% Increaie fn Price In February! CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE! 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