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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta IH1: ItlHBHIDCt IIERA1I) 15 Opinions Split On Tax Changes TORONTO (CP) A private-1 ly-commissioned public opinion poll released today shows Unit 57 per cent of Canadians have heard of the federal govern- ment's white paper on taxation. About half of those did not like what they had heard. The poll was commissioned by Colin H. Brown, a London. Ont., insurance agent who lias been campaigning against the federal plan for revisions in the tax The survey by the Canadian Institute of Public Opinion cov- ered 730 Canadians. Of these 413 heard of the white paper. The poll of opinions on the white paper was based on interviews with the 413 who had heard of it. of ASPHALT PAVING TOLLESTRUP SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE '328-2702 327-3610' Koriy one per cent of thosi surveyed in Quebec and the At lantic provinces had heart! the white paper, 62 per cent Ontario, and 70 per cent in the Pi'airie provinces and British Columbia. Of these, 48 per cent disap- proved of the white paper, per cent approved. The others gave qualified answers or were undecided. The question was: "On thi whole would you say you ap prove or disapprove of his (Fi nance Minister Edgar Benson's? Regionally, disapproval wat highest in the per com lowest in Quebec and the Atlantic provinces 42 pel cent. In Ontario, 49 per cent dis approved. Mr. Brown said the poll cos "a little less than .52.500" plus about for distribution o 500 copies to members of Par liamcnt, provincial premiers and others. He said the poll was paid for with contributions from more than persons. ONE HIT New York Met pitchers hck Baltimore Oriole third baseman Brooks Robinson to one hit in 1! trips to the plate during th< World Series. HURRY! HURRY! CITY TAXES ARE NOW DUE City Property Taxes must be paid by p.m. Tuesday, June 30tli er o penalty of 1% per month (July to Oct- ober) 2% for November and 2% for December will be assessed on all overdue taxes. If is to your advantage to take care of your taxes now. City of ,Lethbridge Survey Of Drug Addicts Shows Many Drug Use house-to-house survey of block area of Harlem in New York City turned up hard drug addicts including children between (he ages of seven and 15, Congress has ijeen told. And 30 pel' cent of those chil- dren lived by themselves. The result of the survey was supplied to a House of Repre- sentatives appropriations committee last April by sub- Dr. Stanley F. Yollcs, then director of the'National Institute of Men- tal Health. Dr. Yollcs, in the ciosed-door testimony made public today, said (he ''survey showed that there were adults, some IIO.OOO children, and some individuals who lived in sheets and alleys in this 40-bloek area." "Of that number, there were addicted adults, 6.000 chil- dren between the ages of 16 and 21 who were addicted and children between Ihe ages of seven and lii who w< dieted. "Of the 2.1X10 children, aged seven to 15, SO per cent lived by themselves without the presence of an adult in their immediate environment." Dr. Voiles, who has since re- signed, said il is estimated there now ar'e between 100.000 and hard narcotics ad- dicts in the U. S. Defence Secretary Mclvin H. i arc due in Ihe laic fall. Airmen Placed On Alerl. WASHINGTON (Reuters) The United States 2nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., has been placed on alert as part of contingency planning to meet any emergency arising from the crisis in Jordan. U.S. adminis- tration sources said today. The sources the situation said, however, in Amman ap- peared to be easing and insisted that the U.S. is not on the verge of any decision to send forces into tiie Middle East to protect American citizens in Jordan. Mafia Figures Arrested NEW YORK (AP) Authori- ties have arrested 35 of 46 re- puted Mafia figures indicted on charges of criminal contempt. Brooklyn District Attorney Eugene Gold announced the in- dictments here and said the ai rests were the m o s t of their kind since 1357. when police seized 62 underworld figures in Apalachin. N.Y. The 11 others are still being sought. I The indictments arose from the defendants' refusal to an- j swer questions by a Brooklyn grand jury investigating the in- filtration of legitimate business by organized crime. Among those arrested in eight counties in and around the city by police and detectives from Gold's office were alleged mem- bers of the Mafia families of Carlo Gambino and Joseph Co- lombo and one formerly led by Joseph (Joe Bananas) Bonanno. The men were arraigned be- fore state Supreme Court Jus- tice Milton Mollen, who parolled seven of them and set bail for j j the others- between and Laird told allied defence minis- ters the United States cannol promise to keep its present Up Planned. In Paving YELL.OWKNIFE (CP) The Alberta government plans i lo accelerate its paving pro- j m on the Mackenzie High-! way north of Edmonton. Pro- mier Harry Strom said Thurs- j S day. 'raa The premier, in an interview, said the highways department plans to move faster on the portion of the highway smith of the T e r r i lories boundary. The highway links Edmonton and Yellowknife. "Instead of a program of just 10 miles a year, we will be doing Mr. Strom said, j The highway now is gravelled and considered, by many lour- Other ministers urged thai U.S. strength be maintained. II is feared that U.S. cuts would be followed by cuts in other countries' strength. The result could be thai the Soviet Union would doubt the ability of Western nations to hold out long against the Soviet attack. The survey to be produced i will be called Atlantic Defence for the 1070s. AD 70 far short. The source indicated that (he idea was slill in its infant stage, with nothing decided as to what countries might participate or how much they might put up. European defence ministers SHOE REPAIRS BEST FAST x CHEAP SHOfc HOSPITAL 331 1 llh Sirect South INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABUSHiD I'll tower Floor 517 4lli Ave. S. Phono 327-1541 groups to be a detriment' lo tourism in the north. "Every mile of hardtop that comes north brings with it more tourists and in return more commerce for the Mr. Strom said. Try Before You Buy! UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAICO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5447 ____ Honor Mowat OTTAWA (CP) The post office will issue Aug. 12 a six- cer.t stamp in black and red marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Sir Oliver Mo- wat, one of the fathers of Con- federation. Born at Kings t o n, Ont., in 1820, Sir Oliver was one of the 33 fathers of Confedera- tion who attended the Quebec conference of 1864 which led to the formation of Canada in 18C7. Mr. Strom said development the NWT has a direct in- fluence on Alberta's economy and urged more co-operation between his province aad the NWT. i Thursday Mr. Strom spoke to I the NWT' Legislative Council and attended a board of trade banquet. j The premier was to travel Southern Alberta Auto Racers ENERSON MOTORS ITD. 817 4th Ave. S. PONTIAC BUtCK AGENCY !n Conjunction with A W DRIVE-INS 'HOME OF THE BURGER FAMHY AND CHUBBY CHICKEN" 3 LOCATIONS: Slioppor's World and i 3rd Ave. and Scenic Dri' Mayor Mograth Drive JUNE 14tK LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION TRACK Time Trials at p.m. Racing at p.m. 14 RACES "C" CLASS, "B" CLASS MODIFIED, AND V8 SPORTSMAN Admission: Adults 1.25; Students (willi cards) 75c Children under 6 yrs. frco PRESENTED BY SOUTHERN ALBERTA AUTO RACERS "ROARING INTO THE 70'S" POPULAR GAMES When the New York Mels beat the Atlanta Braves in the National League playoff the three games drew a lolal of i fans. BEAVER USE BEAVER'S CONVENIENT BUDGET PLAN GREAT DO-IT-YOURSELF IDEAS! [elect Beaver fence for teuty, and privacy. Each fence is designed for maximum strenglri and a minimum or waste in materials. Alberran Privacy Low Cpsl! B feet high, square picket. Simple, economical construction yd at- tractive in appearance. Complete per !in. ft. 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