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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, Junt 2, 1973 THI IITHIRIDOI HMAID 13 Municipal heads seed added funds CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. (CP) Municipal leaders will meet here nsxt week to stir the brew tl.ey will ask federal and provincial governments to swal- low at the next national tri-level conference this fall. One of the major issues at next week's meeting of the Ca- nadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities (CFMM) will be how municipalities will present their demands for more money to the senior levels of government at the tri-level con- ference. But important debates are also expected on environmental, social planning and trans- portation issues which also may crop up at the federal-provin- cial-municipal meeting. No date or location for the tri-level con- ference has yet been an- nounced. The CFMM conference will also discuss internal problems which threaten to break up the common front presented by the municipalities at the first tri- level conference in Toronto last November. Some municipal leaders are unhappy with the CFMM as a representative of big city interests on the na- tional scene. FINANCE IMPORTANT Financial matters are ex- pected to be included on the agenda of the next tri-level meeting as municipalities, in particular, consider economic problems the root of most diffi- culties faced by local govern- ment. The municipalities presented a brief at last Novembers tri- level meeting saying mu- nicipal responsibilities are growing more rapidly than fed- eral or provincial burdens. But the financial resources avail- able to local government were increasing more slowly than tax areas open to the other levels of government. The brief recommended that the three levels, of government look at the tax sources avail- able to each. It then suggested they decide what tax reforms are needed to allow federal, provincial and municipal gov- ernments to carry out their re- sponsibilities. This document will be the springboard to discussion of the financial issue at the CFMM conference, Claude CFMM secretary-general, said in a recent interview. Mr. Langlois said several dif- ferent views are held by ipal leaders on how they get more money. David Russell, Alberta munic- ipal affairs minister, has said their should be a "guaranteed source of increasing income, such as the income tax field, for local government." The CFMM conference will also talk about whether munici- palities should seek a greater role in planning social services. A brief to the tri-level confer- ence in Toronto urged greater co-ordination of effort by the federal, provincial and munici- pal governments in providing assistance for needy per- sons. BODY SHOP MANAGER We Require An EXPERIENCED AUTO BODY TECHNICIAN Tp manage our Body Shop with six men and affiliated with a full Chrysler Purchase. Facilities ere in a separate modern location with oil current and essential equipment All company benefits including pension, life insurance ana company vehicle. Remuneration includes profit iharing. Reply in Confidence to L. H. BAISI.EY GARDNER MOTORS LTD- Box 1178, Medicine Hat, Alta. Phone 527-5581. Flood damage estimated FREDER1CTON (CP) The estimate of damage from record floods to New Brunswick last month stands at mil- lion, Finance Minister Jean- Maurice Simard told members of the legislature Friday. The finance minister told the house earlier H was expected the damage could go as high w million. "The revised estimate for both the public and private sec- tion shows the total loss has been considerably Mr. Simard said when be pre- sented the new damage figure to the legislature. The estimated loss in the pri- vate sector is about million and in the public sector about million. Mr. Simard said it was ex- pected the provincial share of flood compensation under a fed- eral-provincial disaster formula would be about million. The remainder of the cost of com- pensation is expected to be borne by Ottawa. MADE PROMISE The provincial government has already promised to restore damaged property to its pre- fixed condition. A 20-mile section of the St. John River below Fredericton was one of the hardest hit when the muddy floodwaters swept across rich farm land following teavy rains. There was also damage along the Nashwaak, Hot dog Hot dog Nipper begs for cool refreshment from master, Vancouver ice cream vendor Tim Smith. It isn't known whether Tim took pity find let Nipper gobble up a bit of the profits. More cash to borrow EDMONTON (CP1 Muni- cipalities will be able to borrow more money from the Alberta Municipal Financing Corp.. Provincial Treasurer Gordon Miniely announced Friday. The government has decided to increase the amount a muni- cipality can borrow to S60 from per capita, an increase of 20 per cent. Heroin smuggling ring smashed SAN FRANCISCO (Reuter) A billion-dollar Malaysian her- oin smuggling ring has been smashed, 162 pounds of the j drug seized and seven Malay- [sians arrested through the ex- ploits of two United States un- dercover agents, it was an- nounced here Thursday. Federal prosecutors said plans were laid in Malaysia in I late 19-71 to smuggle heroin 'into the U.S. via a messenger with diplomatic immunity and by hiding the drug in bales of raw rubber and glue. The heroin was destined for a secret processing plant in the j San Francisco area. But the messenger turned out to be U.S. drug agent Wallace Tanaka, and the buyer of the rubber and glue was another undercover man. Arthur John- son U.S. officials said Johnson met the Malaysian smugglers in December, 1972. and began ti set up ways to smuggle the her- oin. Tanaka, who had a diplo- matic passport, was introduced to the group by Johnson. St. Croix and Restigouche riv- er; end in the Grand Lake dis- trict. An estimated were forced from their bomM by the floodwaterr AUCTION SALE LOT AND HOUSE IN THE TOWN OF COALOALE Friday, June 8th 7.30 p.m. ADDRESS: 2111 24th South, Cooldalt. TEtiMS: 10% Dawn with balance to paid within 10 LEGAL DESCRIPTION: That portion of Let 8 which litt to Wtit of Easterly 105 ft. In perpendicular width through- out said lot in Block 17 on Plan 5703 H.J. SIZE: 182.85 ft. Deep x 57.75 ft. Widt. 1972 TAXES: HOUSE: Older 2 ttorey FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD, PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGI AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 41 Lie. 458 CAPITOL FURNITURE AUCTION SALE STOCK REDUCTION OF NEW AND USED at KURLBURT'S WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd Ave. S. lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, JUNE 4, 1973 TIME P.M. New gold chesterfield and chair; New green chesterfield and chair; Dark blue hideabed; Various other chesterfields and occassional chairs; 3 new kitchen t jites, 5 and 7 piece sets; 3 used kitchen suites; Number of chrome and wood 20 various chrome and wood chairs; 2 gas ranges; 2 electric ranges; 2 wringer washers; Auto washer ond dryer. Number used floor lamps and table lamps; Quantity used floor lamps and table lamps; 4 old Baby Play Gas and oil heater; New bathroom sets; Used TVs and radio-record player; Drafting table; Old cash register; Number various size beds, complete; Number chests of drawers; Number vonity dressers, Number nite tables; Number desks; Number coffee, end, step Quantity of new carpets, room sizes. Viewing the sale will be Sunday, June 3rd from to p.m. and all day Monday till sale time. Come visit with Ted and Keith on Sunday and Monday and participate in the sale. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 328-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN lie. 41 Lie. 458 THESE SPECIALS IN EFFECT ONLY AT CENTRE VILLAGE IGA-LETHBRIDGE Monday and Tuesday, June 4th and 5th of VALUES! WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES PRICES IN EFFECT UNTIL CLOSING, FRIDAY, JUNE 5th Whole Watermelon Sweet and Ju'rcy ANY SIZE Each TOMATOES SUNFLOWER SEEDS CANNED POP TOP VALU 10 fl. oz. tins 10 for. 9 to (Plui 2c Per Tin Depofit) BUTTER NO. 1 GRADE SWIFTS ENCORE DETERGENT 5 Ib. cello .bag ORANGE CRYSTALS JOLLY MILLER in KRAFT DINNERS 7V4 or. pkgs. for ROASTED PEANUTS FRESH FROM OUR IN-STORE BAKERY WHITE OR BROWN, UNSUCED BREAD loaves BEEF STEAKETTES BACON ENDS Burns ;