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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta ? Roundup of District News Monday, January 25, 1971 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 3 No action planned CRANBROOK (Special) -City council has decided to take no action on closure of North 12th St. west from Cranbrook Street. This was formerly one block John Street, and was north city limits up to the most recent extension. Frontages belong to Triway Motel, Kennelly Contracting Ltd. and CP Rail and the street terminates at the now discussed railway right-of-way slightly north of North Star section. Keep fit class STIRLING (HNS) - A women's keep-fit class will be held in the high school here Mondays at 9 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. At the first meeting Jack Hicken, basketball coach and teacher, introduced the 10-BX program. He advised the women to obtain a booklet and follow it daily. Want tourney NATAL (HNS) - The badminton clubs of Cranbrook and Kimberley would like to revive the annual East Kootenay Open Badminton tournament. The Mrs, Gwen Wright fights for hospital at Sparwood NATAL (HNS) - A hospital group was recently organized in the district and set-up to help Mrs. Gwen Wright who is spearheading a campaign to get a new hospital here at Sparwood. Officers elected to head the organization consist of Mrs. Gwen Wrigh*, president; Susan Wright, vice-president and Lois DeLuca as secretary-treasurer. Louis Ungaro, the District of Sparwood representative on the board of the Bast Kootenay Regional Hospital District, . was named an honorary member of the executive. To add further weight to the need for a local hospital, one of the doctors serving the district has indicated he will have to seek another community with a hospital if attempts fail to get a suitable replacement for the Michel Hospital. He has indicated that he could not work properly out of a "first aid post." He also thinks the other doctor feels the same way. The doctor also indicated plans for a clinic in Sparwood are tentative and will have to remain so until it is known what type of hospital facility will be established here. The doctors do not want to spend a lot of money for a building they can use only until the Michel Hos-it'al is phased out. Shortage of room at the Michel Hospital and the need for more and better hospital facilities is here now, and not a distant need. last one was held in Cranbrook in 1955. The Kimberley badminton club has offered to hold the tournament March 13 and 14. The club would like to have A and B Flights in women's and men's singles, women's and men's doubles, mixed doubles, and a senior mixed doubles (over 40 years), one flight only. Chamber speaker CRANBROOK (Special) -President of the British Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Neil McKechnie of Vancouver, will address the annual dinner meeting of the Cranbrook Chamber at the Knights of Pythias Hall Saturday, Jan. 30. His subject will be purpose and function of chambers in relation to the provincial organization. Invitations have been sent to chambers through the Koote-nays, southern Alberta, and adjoining states, and about 100 guests are expected. President James Dalton will transfer this top office to Frank Schmaltz at the meeting, and Mayor Maurice Klinkhamer will install the 12 officers in the after-dinner program. Pythian Sisters are catering. Peigan Band seeks symbol PINCHER CREEK - The Peigan Band council is seeking a new symbol for its office stationery. Contest rules: competitor must be of Indian ancestry. There is no age limit. The drawing must be in black ink. Deadline for entries is Jan. 29. A $50 prize is offered. The band council will select the winning entry. Entries should be sent to the Peigan Band Administration, Brocket. cooks in sevon minutes ^ (TeametTes ^MACARONI r'l-elr^rj.&---- INSTALL QUEEN - Ceremonies were Tie stall the new slate of officers to head Jobs Mrs. Maggie Fauville; 3rd messenger, Brend ior princess, Pat Stella; honored queen, Lin second messenger, Jacquelin Desaunoy; ou guardian, Albert Stella. Back row: junior cu Wells; treasurer, Roberta Van Wyk; librari Giacomuzzi; 5th messenger, Susan Demch Margaret McKh/tf; chaplain, Mary Lindholm; ger, Mitchie Shigehiro. Installations were Susan Cartwright. New queen Miss Cervo Id in the Frank Masonic Hall recently to in-Daughters. Front row from left, are guardian a Barr; first messenger, Chris Lindholm; jun-da Cervo; senior princess, Susan Codings; ter guard, Sandra Shigehiro and associate stodian, Dalyce Shafer; inner guard, Gail an, Debbie Greenwood; marshall, Volli uk; guide, June Bowman; senior custodian, recorder, Heather Wait and fourth messen-conductsd by past honored queen Miss chose the theme "love one another." HOOVER DAYS TRADERAMA Are you having trouble Keeping your new Carpets clean7 COME SEE THE NEW HOOVER UPRIGHT C0.95 MODEL 586 Reg. 76.50 .......................NOW ONLY J; \\ ALSO SPECIAL LOW PRICE ON THE HOOVER PORTABLE Save money! Save Space! Save Time! / s\ WITH THE HOOVER WASHER SPIN/DRYER TRADERAMA SPECIAL! Receive $40 trade-in en your present Washer Spin/Dryer ... There's never been a better time to buy a Hoover! FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE 1244 - 3rd Avenue S. SERVICES LTD. Phones 327-6684 & 327.6070 Rate is steady; assessment rises Trustees study courses offered NATAL (HNS) - At Hie recent meeting of the District of Sparwood council, the 1971 provision budget was approved at $226,000, with a tax rate unchanged from last year at 26 mills. The increase of $40,000 from last year will be covered by increases in assessments. On the income side taxes account for $104,000, followed by grants amounting to $91,000. Service charges, licences and other items account for the remaining $31,000. Included in expenditure is almost $47,000 for wages, salaries and other remuneration expenses, and $36,000 for debt retirement. The general government account requires $57,000, protection takes up $20,400, public - Paul Andersen Photo. TAILORED TELLERS - Claresholm Bank of Montreal tellers, from left, Susan Dixson, Sharon Johns, Mrs. M. Fowell, Carol White and Judy Smith, show their new suits. They made the blue and white outfits to blend with the bank's Interior color scheme. works $40,030, sanitation needs $19,070. Parks and recreation gel $10,100 and other charges including the debt retirement require the remaining $70,000. Highlights of the budget plan include an increase in the fire departn cut to 25 members, provision of new street signs in Sparwood, possible purchase of a garbage packer, preparing parks and playgrounds in Sparwood and estabb'shment of a cemetery at the Wilson Creek property. Capital expenditures are not included in this provisional budget, but will be included in the annual budget in April. LARGELY JUNGLE The eastern jungles of Peru represent about 60 per cent of the country's total land area. OPEN TONIGHT Even Elephants Can't Remember All The Changes in the TABER (HNS) - Commencing Feb. 1, trustees of Taber School Division 6 will review courses being taught. Special sessions will be arranged by school superintendents Dr. W. P. Eddy and assis'-" tant Clifford R. Elle. It was felt trustees spend most of their time considering money and administration areas of school activity but should be more aware of what is being taught. The board also passed its usual borrowing bylaw authorizing staff to borrow funds up to a total of 25 per cent of the 1970 foundation grant, or up to $550,000 at one time. Funds would be used for current operating expenses pending receipt of local requisitions which are now subject to 10 per cent interest when overdue. The board authorized the purchase of six new school buses from Bluebird Bus Sales, Edmonton, for $50,100. Higher bids were received. Six buses being replaced will beofferedfor sale when the new units arrive at Easter. The board discussed opportunity classes but made no decision pending further information. The position of the separate school board, in cooperating in the program on a shared cost basis, is required, The board's internship program was continued but on reduced basis. This year only beginning teachers and bursary students will be invited to participate in division schools during May. Applications from others will not be considered. INCOME TAX II pachyderm have proMem't, how obout people? The eoiy oniwer-take your rtlurn to HOCK. Our lyiltni of checking, ��ery return meant you will receive evtry legitimate deduction. Cent in today. � CUARANTIE COMPLETE � RETURNS  LIFE We guarantee accurate preparation of every tax return. It we make any errori.that coit you any penalty or interest, we will pay the penalty or inlereit. _-_ "[BLl^DOCrco. Canada'* largest Tax Service with ever 5000 offices in North America. 815 THIRD AVE SOUTH 9-9 Weekdays, 9-5 Sat. - Phon* 327-3712 �NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY| Start using the Government's own rules to save a bundle on income tax Here's a perfectly legal way to use the Government's own rules to save on income tax. The Government has a law that says in effect "If you save now for your retirement, we'll let you pay as much as $2,500 into a registered retirement savings plan every year, and well let you knock it off your income." So you merely lower taxable income by putting up to $2,500 in our registered retirement savings plan and don't pay the tax on it. Say you're married, have two children and earned fifteen thousand in 1970. Depending on the province you live in, your tax saving could amount to $906, which is a bundle in any man's language. To top it all off, the money you save can make more money. Essentially there are four ways you can do this. You can have us invest it in stocks. You can have us invest it for a guaranteed rate of interest. You can have us invest it in income producing bonds and mortgages. Or you can divide your money up using any combination of these three alternatives. The beauty of it is: You can actually control the combination as your needs change over the years. For instance you could invest in stocks for several years, for long term-growth. And then as you get closer to retirement, you might want to switch to a guaranteed interest rate. You can change your combination again and again. This means your plans arc flexible at all times. And you can get your money out when you want it When you eventually choose to withdraw it, you have to pay taxes on it at that time, of course. But this is what's most important. You pay tax on your money when you decide to pay it. This means later, when you're likely in a lower tax bracket. This has led some to call this plan a tax shelter. One fellow we know plans to pay into it for several years, watch it grow, then take it out to replace normal income while ho lazes in Majorca. But let's face it, the real benefit comes from leaving it in till you retire. It's especially valuable because we don't have a lot of salesmen out making calls, therefore you don't have to pay sales commissions. All you have to do is call us. But don't put it off. You can't deduct any deposits from your 1970 income tax after Monday, March 1st. So fight fire with fire. Make the rules work for you. Phone us now! Canada Trust 3rd Ave. at 7th St. S. - 327-I5I' ;