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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, July 31, 1972 APPLIANCES UNBELIEVABLE TELEVISION CLEAR-OUT NO TRADES! All fully guaranteed with full 1 year parts and labour warranty plui 5 year picture tube and tuner protection. PLEASE NOTE: SOME ITEMS MAY BE SLIGHTLY MARKED OR DAMAGED. COLOUR MODELS 1 ONIY RCA 17" COLOUR PORTABLE With tuper bright 1 ONLY RCA 17" COLOUR PORTABLE With auto fine tuning 2 ONLY RCA 20" COLOUR PORTABLE Wilh auto, fine tuning, auto, tint control and black matrix screen I ONIY RCA 15" COLOUR PORTABLE 349'9B 359'98 489'9B 3S9-95 649.95 499.95 499.95 With auto, color control 1 ONLY RCA 20" COLOUR PORTABLE Solid State Chassis. Black matrix screen 1 ONLY RCA 25" COLOUR CONSOL Contemporary walnut cabinet on a swivel base 1 ONLY RCA 22' COLOUR CONSOL Contemporary wal. cabinet. 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French Provincial cabinet, accu-malic and AFT 1 ONLY RCA 26" COLOUR CONSOL In colonial maple cabinet, black matrix screen, AFT 829 1 ONLY RCA 26" COLOUR CONSOL In Spanish oak cabinet, aulo. colour control and instant on 1 ONLY RCA 26" COLOUR CONSOL In a large walnut cabinet, accu-matic and AFT BLACK and WHITE MODELS 1 ONLY RCA 23" B W CONSOL With instant on 2 ONLY RCA 12" B W PORTABLES In wal. woodgrain cabinet featuring twin dipole antenna 1 ONLY RCA 12" B W PORTABLE In a leather type case, dual dipole antenna r 117" 134-95 3 ONLY RCA 19" B W PORTABLES Featuring UHF-VHF all channel reception 1 ONLY RCA 20" B W PORTABLE In wal. woodgrain cabinet, instant on 1 ONLY RC6 20" B W PORTABLE In wal. woodgrain cabinet, featuring power Irons, and hideaway controls 5 ONLY RCA 19" B W PORTABLES In wal. woodgrair cabinet, UHF and VHP, instant on......... 2 ONLY RCA 20" B W PORTABLES In wal. woodgrain cabinet, power transformer, instant on 159-95 79.95 149'95 184" CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE! YOU ALWAYS DO BETTER AT: APPLIANCE DEPARTMENT 606-608 3rd Ave. S. PHONE 327-5767 SITE PREPARATION The site for the million distillery of International Distiller] Canada Ltd. now is being prepared in the new industrial park. Initial con- struction is expected cost about million with addi- tional warehousing in a few years costing another million. The largest single industrial development In city's history, the new plant will employ aboul 55 persons when it goes on full production. Initial production is ex- petted to start in the fall of 1973. Gronen Pholo City to ask provincial takeover of welfare and education costs Herald Slaff provincial basic education to consider a "proporty- By GREG two major aims, said or rent credit" scheme to The City of Lethbridge uill ask the Alberta government to completely take over welfare and education and pay a larger share of health costs. IE a comprehensive 10-page brief to the province, made public today, the city also calls on Edmonton to levy heavier taxes on farm land to correct the "gross Inequity between urban and rural to relieve the current heavy tax burden on residential property owners and the municipalities in Alberta. The Lethbridge brief said "there are certain services at present provided by municipalities that should be taken over completely or in part by the provincial government." Social welfare, "The city has requested this service extra form for school money in excess of basic spending was aimed to hold school boards more directly responsible for their Municipal hospitals, auxiliary hospitals and nursing homes, "The financing of these health services should be the complete responsibility of the provincial government and should not be financed, even in part, by property taxpayers to deduct property taxes from Income taxes. "The new system will be based on ability to pay so that those at the lower end of the income ladder will get more than those at the upper the brief said, pointing to a scheme in Ontario. "At the very bottom of the scale the negative-income-tax principle will be involved. The brief contains a number of suggested reforms in municipal-provincial finance arrangements, some of an administrative, house-keeping over by the provincial government on several occasions. The number of welfare recipients does not justify retention of the city staff and the services are duplicated by Planning, "The financing of planning through the Alberta Planning Fund Is accepted by the city, but the requisition on a municipality in any one year should not exceed who do not earn enough to make them liable for income taxes will nevertheless be able to file returns and claim property-tax or rent credits." The brief will be sent to an a 1 1-Conservative task force, chaired by Roy Farran, MLA for Calgary North Hill, which will propose legislative changes at the spring session in 1973. Municipal Affairs Minister Dave Russell has come out branch of the provincial department of health and social Education, "The provincial government should assume the entire costs of the school foundation program and through legislation, restrictions riiould be placed on The city brief said Lethbridge taxpayers should be allowed to recover a larger portion of costs of running the City of Lethbridge Health Unit from local school districts. "The health unit provides many services lo local to Mr. Russell, the task force is looking into residential property tax rebate schemes in effect in Manitoba and Ontario. The Lethbridge brief iiald underdeveloped land annexed into the city should not qualify as farm land for tax assess- sympathy -with many of the city suggestions notably that the province tale over a larger share or all education, health and welfare costs. He described the exemption of people 65 and over from residential property taxes for education this year as a "first step" toward a complete package of finance boards as to the amount that can be requisitioned annually in the form of a supplemental (At the spring session of the legislature this spring, the province gave municipal councils the right to force school boards to requisition taxpayers separately for money the school district required in excess such as school nursing, speech therapy and dental services." A "specific percentage" of the r-ovincial gasoline lax shoulc, be earmarked for municipal public transit costs, the brief said. The provincial government is asked to base the unconditional grant to local authorities on the size of municipalities A uniform assessment ratio of residential to commercial property is also suggested throughout the province. Farm land is assessed at a lower rate than municipal land and farm buildings are exempt from taxation, the brief complains. The city suggested the provincial government estimate the total grant equal grun's at the start of the annual each year so that municipal collected from oil and natural gas resources. This was the formula can set their mill rates earlier. grant was frozen by Community summer in 1971. The 1972 grant is 10 per cent higher than last STYLES FROM FUN CLUBS ment, swimming, and Lethbridge brief said (For boys and girls six to and crafts, eight years Norbridge drama, should not be required to administer the annual This week prepare for the penny hie circus on Aim 11 carnival, baseball grant. Instead, the grant could simply be ,PRfSCRIPTl'ON COl i i-rw, nig LLTLLii, on nug. 11. c _ ncw tax calculations. H Monday and Wednesday at Henderson Lake park for mominES 9 H m to noon1 uiu n'nhtt Alberta government is _. ,_. _ children eight to twelve Rideau, Kinsmen, years held Monday and Wednesday Uif large orange trailer, afternoons: Lions. Swimming, arts and Tuesday and Thursday hiking, games and mornings 9 a.m. to noon: events will be LEADING TRAVEL TRAILER Stafford, Kiwanis, Lions. SPECIAL DUE TO MAJOR EXPANSION PLANS IN Tuesday and Thursday af- (For to EASTERN CANADA, THE F-OLLOWING tcrnoons: Rideau Court. Gyro la everday. Canoeing at Henderson Special Events: Friday Production Indoor Outdoor Lhn Civic General PLAYGROUND CENTRES Music every (For boys and girls over at (he Vales Centre, For more Sales Civic Centre puppet about Summerfun phone 328-workshop, volleyball tourna- Production Workers WE REQUIRE QUALIFIED PERSONNEL FOR THESE SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFITS ABOVE DEPARTMENT Resume n Required by local firm to lake control of o China and Giftware Department. This person K. bo recently or actively employed in a similar or rotated Park Industries Bailc salary plus bonus and olher Ciowchlld Trail S.W. Pleaie tend complete resume as lo employment, agg, martial ilalus, etc. to Box 66, telhbridge Harold. All replies strictly CALGARY, Alberta V Phone 246-2296 ;