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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Time Air still gov't. concern The Loughecd government has postponed a decision on whether it will licence air trans- portation within provincial boundaries, the premier's office said today. However, the matter will be brought up by deputy premier Dr. Hugh Homer for cabinet discussion when Dr. fforner re- turns from his vacation, a spokesman said. The spokesman said Dr. Hor- ner was to bring up the ques- tion of licencing air transporta- tion within Alberta at last week's cabinet meeting, but due to a heavy agendu it was post- poned. "Dr. Homer will be hack in two or three weeks." the spokesman said. "It is sale to sny that Ihis matter will be dis- cussed by the cabinel wilhin a month." The cabinet discussion will in- volve a Time Airways applica- lion to open a route lo Grande Prairie. Despite the fact that the pro- vincial government gave sup- port lo Time's application, the Canadian Transport Commis- sion in Ottawa rejected Ihe Time application and awarded the route to Thunderbird Air- ways of Prince George, B.C. When Dr. Homer was in Lethbridge Iwo weeks ago, lie said air transportation within Alberta should be "a provincial responsibility." __________ Monday, July 17, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD H Annual folk dance planned forNikka Yuko on July 23 Men are loo shy to lake pail ed lo last aboul half an hour in a Japanese folk dance lo The Obon Dance is part of 2 staged for Ihe public July 2.1 church ceremony in memory al p.m. in Ihe Nikka Yuko.of Ihose who have served Iheii garden al Henderson Lake, community and died. There says one of Ihe organizers. will he no extra admissior While men are welcome In charge for the dance to people the folk dance, they will visiting Ihe garden, ably be loo self-conscious lo join about 40 women and clu'l- dreu in Ihe annual ceremony. said Rev. Les Kawamura of Raymond. Mi-. Kawamura is minister of the llonpa Buddhist Church, the group sponsoring the dance which has been performed at the Japanese garden in Lelh- bridge each year since Ihe gar- Bna, Springs_ Co, wa. den opened in 1967. Si50 wilh alternative Buddhist Church members ol days in jail after ht from Lelhbridge. Raymond, pleaded guilty in Lelhbriilgc Coaldale. Picture Bulle and provincial judge's court to a icharPe of possession of mari other southern Alberta commu- I F H nilies will dance in Colu., was Bjshop waf costume lo music on lape in i while hitchhiking near seven (Illferent dances exrmd- j Grecn Acrcs Drive-in Thca- t'R Tucsdav. A search revealed Possession brings fine Marcll5 Bishop J2 a bottle containing seedF bcl cved tu lie marijuana. Bishop waived the right to D. Lundgren. a Lelh- i have the1 content's of the bottle analyzed. "The analysis would Attends meet Dr C bridge chiropractor and presi- dent of the Alberta Chiroprac-; only stow it SOMEDAY PERHAPS? The wealher man predicted we'd have some weolher where we could do Ihis sorl of thing all weekend, but- after a good try Saturday, Sunday dawned cool, moist and some- what bluslery. A few people took the opportunity Saturday to see if lakes still allow human beings lo float and they do. Forlunotely, 1iie weather man is optimistic: after lost night's showers, he soys ihere should be a bit more blue sky for a few days with slight showers in the after- noons and highs around 65 degrees. tic Association, will be attend- ing a meeting of presidents of provincial chiropractic associa- tions and the national execu- tive in Winnipeg was marijuana, he said. An P.C'.MP official told the court Bishop had been very co- during the search and subsequent arrest. Toffies returns Toffies is home again. He found himself a couple of nice girls Friday by the names of Susan Wright and Lori Mavquardson in the 2900 block on South Parkside Drive and received a car ride back to the Kradle Koop from where he had strayed the pre- vious night. Mrs. Jean Staudinger, Kra- lle Koop operator, reports Toffies was wild with excite- ment on his return after the overnight foray. The children were every bit as happy lo tee him back. Illegal entry costly Grant act branded unfair by owners of mobile homes Anthony Lloyd Torrj of Cali- fornia was fined and as- -sessed court costs or given the alternative of live days in jail when he pleaded guilty in provincial court to a charge of illegal entry into Canada. Norman Leclaire of Leth- bridge was fined when he pleaded guilty to a charge of fishing in closed waters of the South Castle River near the community of Beaver Mines. By GHEG MCINTYHE 'lleralil Staff Writer Mobile home owners have lashed out at the governmenl for increasing Iheir annual lic- ence fees Ihis year, in some cases more than 100 per cent. Municipal taxation officials reply lhal much ol the criti- cism is unfair, since with the homeowner grant going lo mo- bile home dwellers for the first time this year, annual fees are lower than last year in many cases. The controversy centres on amendments to the Municipal Government Acl and Ihe Home- owner Tax Discount Act lhal apply Jan. 1, 1972. Rather than being levied a flat rate for municipal ser- vices, mobile home owners now are assessed on a formula based on the age of their home, its size, additions and the local mill rale. Last year the City of Leth- bridge set a 590 maximum for annual mobile home licences. The County of Lelhbridge set the maximum licence fee al I formula, an average mobile home that last year paid S120. may now have to pay aboul 5200. Municipal authorities are that the new fee is loo high.'1 said Art Ekman of Coalhursl. presi- denl of Ihe Southern Alberta Mobile Home Owners Associa- tion. "It's too big a jump al c one lime." Sulphur extraction plants to be subject of hearings Dates for a series of public Ihem lo Ihe provincial govern- hearings on Ihe effects of sulph- menl for action. Expccled lo be Involved In ur extraction plants on the Al- quick .to add. however. wilh a S75 deduclion for the j The new law giving Ihe home- homeowner grant, the owner, now pays only only a S5 increase from last year. Loud squawks, however, come from owners who do not stay home owner granl lo mobile owners stipulates thai home per- son musl have paid his full 12- monlh "mobile unit licence fee" and have occupied the home for al leasl 120 days during the in one muncipality for 12 year to which the granl applies, monlhs and are therefore not while most municipalities eligible for the homeowner return part of the fee if a grant mobile home owner leaves be- For them. Ihe new lee struc- j fore i2-monlh licence is ex- lure will be a large increase' from last year. "The main complaint is lhat berta environment have been announced. Dr. Walter Trost of Calgary, chairman of the Environment !onservafion Authority, said the series would start Oct. 2. at Pincher Creek and end Oct. 19. in Edmonton. Requested by Minister William Environment Yurko. the _ -r i U The Lethbridge Friends h i p Centre has a new year-round schedule of operating hours. _ The centre will be open 9 a.m. This year, based on the new fo 9 p m Monday through Fri. THIS WEEK'S lnlj J HAVE A NEW FENCE TO PAINT? suggeit MOORWOOD HEAVY BODY STAIN Easy, Economical One covon all Will not crack, peel or bliiler color SPECIAL PER GALLON 7.95 FREDDIE'S PAINT (Weslern) Ltd. 816 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5540 day, i p.m. to 9 p.m. Salurday and closed Sunday, direclors al- tending a Southern Alberta i Friendship Society meeting de- cided. A part-time employee will be hired to assist executive di- rector William Head in the eve- nings and on Saturdays. The society directors appoint- ed a constitution workshop plan- ning commitlee. The workshop, lo be held within Ihe nexl month or so. will help develop policies and guidelines under which Ihe centre and society will operale. Directors says Ihe current constitution does not meet all 1 HIP needs of the society. In otter business, Mr. Head was appointed as Lethbridge Friendship Centre delegate to i Ihe national convention of the National Friendship Centre As-' sedation to be hold in Winnipeg al the e'.ul of July. pired. the fact, that he hasn't paid the full 12 months dis- qualifies him to receive the f grant. Mr. Ekman said mobile home i occupants also feel it is unfair that they have lo pul oul of pockel the entire amount of the annual fee. while conventional home owners can deduct Ihe 575 homeowner granl from their J annual tax calculations. Municipal authorities reply, lhal since Ihe homeowner grant i only goes lo mobile residents i who slay in one spot for 12 j months, many will find it con- j venient lo wait unti they qual- ify before applying for the homeowner granl If they receive the grant. I hen leave a municipality and take back part of the annual fee. they have to return the home- owner grant lo the government. hearings will be held Oct. 5. al Red Deer; Ocl. 11, al While- court and Oct. 15. In Calgary. All aspecls of sulphur extrac- tion which have a bearing on the environment are pertinent lo the hearings, including laws and regulations affecting plant operations, particularly those i related to pollution control, ac- cording to Dr. Trosi Following the hearings I h e authority is. expected to make recommendations and propose alleralions lo existing regula- tions if necessary, and present the hearings in Ihe south are i Ihe sulphur extraction plants of Shell and Gulf Oil. south of Pincher Creek and one al Sen- linel near Ihe Alberta British Columbia border along Highway 3. Problems caused by the Iwo south Pincher Creek planls are said lo be mainly responsible for the hearings. Face of the city George Williams has left CJOC-TV lo start his own ad- vertising and public relations company, Aida Advertising Agencies. The offices are located in the basement of his home at 25th St. S. until more suitable space is found. Mr. Williams. 41. has been a city resident for Ihe pasl 14 vears. RILEY McCORMICK Featuring Southern Alberta's large i( and most complete western wear WHOOP-UP DAYS SPECIALS! CLEARING A SELECTION OF QUALITY WESTERN BOOTS By COWTOWN, ACME, TEXAS, BOULCT and others. Regularly 27.00 to 65.00 CLEARING AT MEN'S and LADIES' WESTERN SHIRTS By MILLER and KARMAN. CLEARING AT RILEY McCORMICK SOUTH ALBERTA'S PIONEER WESTERN STORE CENTRE VILLAGE MALL Phone 328-5644 EVERYTHING FOR THE WESTERN RIDER AND HIS HORSI SUMMER SALE CONTINUES BIG DISCOUNTS ON FANS AND AIR CONDITIONERS COLOR 16" BLACK AND WHITE e PORTABLES 19" COMPONENT AND CONSOLE STEREOS. ADMIRAL TRANSISTOR RADIO 6.95 C-60 n CASSETTES fa. PIUS MANY OTHERS 1.50 6.TRACKS 5.95 RADIO T.V. LTD. 315 7th ST. SOUTH PHONE 327-3232 MONDAY IS DISTRICT DAY ot HORSE RACING DAIiy AT ,.M. THOMAS BROS MIDWAY STAGE SHOW MON, TUI1.. WED Spteiol Fnolurfli Ihil Ytar -BEER GARDEN -KIDDIES' ZOO -CASINO -WHOOP-UP COMPOUND -FOOD FOR YOU -EXHIBITS GALOREI "THERE'S FUN fOR YOU AT WHOOP-UP 72" GATES XT TIRES FOR CAMPERS XT CAMPER SPEC8AL Built for Compart. Sells In 15" or 16" lize Black- wall or Whilewall for Ihe particular itrength, stability and mileage requirement for recrea- tional vchicloi. 10 inches wide but Built for the Vz ton rim XT WIDE TRAC XT COMMANDO Bred in hiqh country, born to high performance. Combination of traction, flotation and stability. Sells in 15" or 16.5" tiie. Sure traction and ex- cellent mileage. Built with heavy duty nylon mat its "guaranteed" to output I any tire or construction for muscle loads, sidewall stability I money back. Winner of Mexican 1000, the Baja 500, Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Canadian Trans No- I Itonol and otherv. 10 inches wide but I IA, and long milengo. 10 inches wide bul Built for the ton rim Built for the AVAILABLE AT LEONARD TIRE MART LTD, PHONE 327-3580 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA 1902 2nd AVE, 5. ;