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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGfc HERALD Saturday, Junn 5S, 1973 Being oil rich has given Albertans many advantages EDMONTON (CP> The ad- vantages of living on top of Canada's greatest proven re- serves of oil and gas strike many Albertans at every turn The besi-knovm advantage is Alberta's position as the only province in Canada without a provincial sales tax. Assured of new revenue from natural resources, the govern- ment moved during the spring session of the legislature to give Albertans a singular advantage in other directions. II lowered property taxes, provided an income-tax credit tn renters, proposed a system of rebates to Alberta consumers of natural gas and announced the spending of ill 6 million to make natural gas available for SO.000 rural households. In addition, there were plans for grants of up to S250 lot- users of propane gas or fuel oil who live in locations too remte for economic delivery of natural gas by pipeline. CUT PHONE COSTS Not directly related to oil and gas but still the product of an economy rich through natural resources were plans to spend S40 million to eliminate long-dis- tance telephone charges be- tueen many rural areas and S10 million to help towns and vil- lages improve traffic facilities On the money-saving side. Al- berta, the only province without a broad, government-sponsored Grisly reminders of bygone times KAPIT, Sarawak (Reiner) wak in 1924 when the three Shrunken heads the size of main rival tribes the Kay- coconut shells are still to be ans, Kenyahs and Ibans met i found here today, reminders of m this small village about 190 the time when this East miles east of Kuching literally Malaysian state used to be to -'bury the hatchet" known as the land of the head- But some fcolated cases con., hunters. tinued for years and during the The Sarawak Museum has Japanese occupation head- about 60 such heads on display hunting was said to have been i and in some longhouses, revived to some extent, with) they are still to be seen hanging; the Japanese as the main tar-' ing in a place of honor Dayaks. or Ibans as they are more commonly called now, ended some traces of its were the most feared warriors fluence can still be felt, because of the zeal with which they collected heads Now they are probably one of the most, Whenever a big project such peaceful peoples in the state. as the construction of a bridge They have learned to adjust Iis launched in a remote area, civilization while still retain-! rumors circulate of a stranger ing some of their centuries-old found nearby with his Although head hunting has in-' DATEtJ BACK CENTURIES customs head missing. Head-hunting was believed to The reports gain credibility i have formally ceased in Sara-, because Ibans are said to favor hanging heads over a new pro I ject to insure its success. j But museum curator Bene- dict Sandin, an Iban himself, declares that none of the rum- ors has proved true. Sandin said the history of jusL when Ibans became head- I hunters is obscure but one folk tale puts the time at about the I 12th century. According to folk lore I he practice began when a strang- er named Puntang Raga ap- j peared at a longhouse during a mourning ceremony and told the mourners how to prepare the corpse for burial. The stranger was reported to have told the Ibans to open their mourning period with a fresh head of an enemy. He then vanished as mysteriously as he had appeared. MEALS ON WHEELS AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone 327-7990 WM. PERLICH AUCTION SALE TERMS CASH LUNCH SERVED Located 1 mile West, mile North of IRON SPRINGS, ALBERTA FRIDAY, JUNE 29th 1 P.M. SHARP Having Deceived instructions from Mr. Perlieh who is retiring from farming due to ill health, we will offer for sale at auction Ihe following. TRACTORS AND TRUCKS 1 IHC model Super M tractor with hyds., new- paint model Super A tractor with beet cult, and tools and 7 ft. mower 1 1948 Chev 3 ton truck with beet box, stock racks, good cofidition. T IHC ljr ton truck with stock racks, Good condition. TANKS AND FEEDERS gal. 2 compartment fuel tank ton capacity eelf feeders, like new gal. steel water trough MACHINERY 1 row beet harvester; 10 ft. double disc; Hoeme 8 ft. chisel plow, hyd.. 10 ft. press drill; ditcher, 1 10 ft. wooden float; 12 sections of diamond harrows; Deere 3 bottom 16" plow; ft weed sprayer; 2 bottom plow; model 400 manure spreader on rubber; with hay fork pushoff, manure fork, etc.; stooker (15 bale 1 No 1'5 side delivery rake; tired wcgon; Chatin ditcher; baler, PTO drive, rear mount fertilizer spreader; Quantity of old machinery, scrap iron, irrigation dams. MILK COWS year old Jersey milk cow, freshened in April. Bred year old Guernsey milk cow, due by sale rime. year old Brown Swiss cow milk row, due in August. These ore top quality farm family milk MISCELLANEOUS motors; pump, forks, shovels, bars, 3 hyd. jacks, 2 Jack-All jocks, tarps, 3 miles of borb wire, fence posts, poles ond luriber. Electric fence charger, chains, electric cord, 250 ft. 2" plastic hose, 600 bales of straw. Quantity of miscellaneous household items Electric cream separator. Combination gas coal range, gas heater, electric fan. The description as to condition or otherwise os let forth on each item i: merely a guide and a in no way a warranty or guarantee, oetunl or implied. Neither the auctioneer or the owner ore responsible for any erron in description or con- dition. SALE CONDUCTED BY PERLICH BROS. AUCTION MARKET LTD. Company License 071465 Box 1057, Lethbridge Office Phone 328-3951 JOE PERLICH BOB BALOG lie. 010293 Lie. Phone 328-9772 Phone 647-2201 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA MILK RIVER ED TORSHER Lie 012467 Phone 545-6452 BOW ISLAND, ALBERTA TONY PERLICH lie 010292 Phone 328-9872 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA kindergarten system, an- nounced that the costs of open- ing such facilities across the province would be prohibitive if done all at once. Instead, a S4.5-milhon pro- crani for the current year is aimed at bringing "early child- hood education" to those who need it from poor families and remote areas. The government's biggest neu expenditure results from the anticipated million extra expected this year in increased oil royalties. The oil and gas industry al- ready pays about million a j ear in royalties, bonuses and leases The payoff isn't endless, how- ever. Last year, the province produced more ciude oil than it found and reduced its remain- ing oil reserves to 17 years at J972 production rales. For the piesent, new oil revenues will be used to pay for most of a program cost- ing S104 million a year Property owners will in longer be faced with a 30-mill levy for education. They will get refunds up to a maximum of a year from their prop- erty taxes, an increase fro'Ti 1972. Renters will receive an in- come-tax credit of up to S100 a year on the grounds that they pay property taxes indirectly through their landlords. Under the plan, municipalities would have their costs for hos- pitals and local health units as well as 90 per from 80 per their social-assist- ance costs paid for by the pro- vincial government. There was million a year in unconditional grants to mu- nicipalities under the plan and S19.5 million in incentive grants to municipalities that kept an- nual spendng increases to 7.5 per cent or less. WANTS MORE FOR GAS Another boon for Alberta is the proposal of Premier Peter opposed by raise the wellhead price of natural gas but give Al- berta consumers a rebate. This xvpuld, in effect, create t two- price system. The Alberta government would expect to gain additional revenues of about million a year if the price was raised by a figure between the 10 to 20 cents per cubic feet that Alberta wants above the cur- rent rate of about 16 cents. Ontario says such an increase could cost its residential con- sumers and industries bil- lion during the next 30 years. The government plans to ex- pand its home market for natu- ral gas by spending million in grants to gas companies or co-operatives to expand serv- ices with grants to a maximum of for each household. The household itself would responsible for conversion costs up to Four-fifths of Albertans al- ready have access to natural gas. A subsidy of 40 per cent of the cost of a tank to a max- imum of is to be paid to users of propane gas and fuel oil who live in remote areas be- yond the limit to which natural gas can be delivered at a cost of per household. A second program aimed at rural residents involves the spening of million to allow people in adjacent communities to call from one rural exchange to another without paying long- distance charges, as at present. CAREERS HERALD WANT ADS PHONE 328-4411 FULLY EXPERIENCED MOTEL and HOTEL MAN SEEKS WORK IN ALBERTA Please write 1360 Belaire Avenue Kelowna B.C. or phone 604-763-5993 JOURNEYMAN ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN required by IEADING SPECIALIST IN AUDIO COMPONENTS IN SOUTHERN ALBERTA Applicants with interesf or ex- perience in hi-fi field will given preference. Apply MR. J. C. KOHN ANGLO STEREO AND PHOTO BOX 250, LETHBRIDGE Include resume and present salary. The Henderson Lake Golf Club invites applications for the position of CLUBHOUSE MANAGER Reply to P.O. Box Lerhbridge Indudmg a resume of previous experience. ALL REPLIES WILL BE TREATED CONFIDENTIALLY ACCOUNTANT-ASSISTANT TO MANAGER FOR PROFESSIONAL OFFICE MUST BE CAPABLE OF HANDLING COMPLETE ACCOUNTING RECORDS. SALARY RANGE OPEN MALE OR FEMALE APPLICATIONS WELCOME. Apply to Box 141, Herald Giving complete details and salary expected. ALL REPLIES WILL BE ANSWERED Vivid safety poster Th's is o safety poster used by the British government in a road safety campaign. The 52-year-old woman is o real victim of an accident and was projected through the windshield. There are 46 stitches in her face. OPEN HOUSE AT 2019-19th Ave. H. 3 bedroom split entry Boychuk Model No. 330 1 'i baths lower level easily developed. Price Down 9% Mortgage Payment! P I. OPEN HOUSE HOURS Sat. 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sun. 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. See this new quality home by BOYCHUK CONSTRUCTION As well as others In tame area nearing completion. Courteous sales personnel in attendance from RELIANCE AGENCIES EXCLUSIVE SALES AGENTS Office Phone 328-9216 Elizabeth DeArmond 328-3673 June Williams 328-2566 'TAKE A LETTER. and enrol now for SECRETARIAL ARTS July 3 is the last day for enrolment in Secretarial Arrs, o two-year program leading to a Diploma of Applied Arts. Training includes shorthand, fyp- 'no, of business machines, end othsr skills required for responsible positions. Requires an Alberta High School Diploma with at least "C" standing in Grade XII English. Fee: per year DIAL CAREERS 284-8413 ALBERTA POTATO COMMISSION requires a SECRETARY-MANAGER Responsibilities: To administer the affairs the Commission, which are aimed at improving and increasing the economic well-being of the potato growing industry in Alberta, prim- arily in the areas of research, promotion and extension. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant should posses management abil- ity, have experience in public relations, and knowledge of the potato industry. A University Degree in Agriculture, and o knowledge of the workings of Government, would be an asset to the applicant. Please send complete resume to the Alberta Potato Commis- sion, 101, 320 9th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2P 1K6. Resume should include education, experience and other per- tinent details. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Closing Date: July 6, 1973 i GISTSAR'S ICE SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1301-tem Avenue N.W, Calgary, Alberta GENERAL MANAGER HOME PREFABRICATE PLANT PLUS Northwood Industries require a General Manager with proven experience for their Slave Lake plant. The Company is controlled by the Sawridge Indian Band and specializes in the prefabrication of homes and light commercial buildings. The General Manager's duties will include respon- sibility for the operation of the plant and related marketing and sales functions. He will prepare and carry out a training program. Northwood Industries a new plant ond offers o challenging long-term opportunity for ftoe right in- dividual. Slave Lake is a modern town of over people and has schools and recreation facilities. Salary Is negotiable and commensurate with experi- ence. Participation in the Company ond an incentive plan are also available. Reply In confidence giving full particulars of work, personal and talary history to: Williams Wilson Jasper Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1R7 ;