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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE ItTHSRIDGE HERAID Morcti 11, 1772 Another will be indued OTTAWA (cri Anolhor: job program as part of. the fed- or ,T n-. i women should be absorbed b> raised to million. and fae end ol (his month in an on tlie-job (raining program spon- sored by the federal govern- ment, manjwwer department of- ficials said Monday. At last report, between :iis was subsu- i million, iwer minister Brj'co Mai Maekase; of the program may lead to its continuing on a ra o <1 i f i e it basis. cmd were liircd and being Iramed by employers ift nil parU ol the country. Tlie fed- eral treasury pays the employer threc-qnarte'rs of (he wages paid to the employees while in train- ing, either through direct grants ov tax relief. Officials said they have ap- proved approximately em- ployer applications for prospec- live trainees in the program. The manpower department will not consider any further appli- cations postmarked aiter Fri- day. March IV. -M j Officials said the department actually cut down by about one- third the proposals made to them by employers. Tlie depart- ment would not s u b s i d i z e trainee employment for firms MonlaiKi sniper isliool.s :il man HELKNA. Mont. A Helena man attempting lo re- port a shooting incident lo po- lice was shut at as he described the event Ui lawmen, Mice, Chief .lac'k Williams said. said Uan Post re- ,itcd to officer he had been shot nl as be left his job at Hie Helena Wells-Kargo office. Williams said bullets ripped into a retaining wall near Ihe police still ion ns Post was re- lating Ihe earlier incident. Williams said a search of the area revealed someone had climbed on (op of an insur- First plebiscite on school costs set ---r--. ance companv building and already receiving _regional_cco-1 from He sail! scv. .22-calihre shell casings institutions sucli as hospitals ant! vniversiUes wliich are sub- sidized by provincial govern found alop Ihe building. KDMONTON (CD The Wainwrijiht School Division will hold Alberta's first plebi- scite on school operating cysts next Saturday. The plebiscite will nsk that the division be allowed lo levy an extra eight mills to raise S12.1.000 above the six per cent annual spending Increase al- lowed by (ho provincial govern- ment. The plebiscite is necessary because of an unexpected de- cline ill student enrolment. Ibis year, which left the hoard with a deficit of more ttian in 1371. Student enrolment in 1970-71 was It dropped lo last September, reducing the amount the division received in provincial governments grants. If the plebiscite carries, Hie division's 1S172 budget will amount lo an in- crease of S54.000 from 1371. If it is lost, however, the budget School tax cut law spelled out WINNIPEG (CP) Kegiib- (ions announced today spell out application of I lie School Tax R-.xluclion Act that was passed at the last session of Uie legis- lature. The reduction for each duell- ing unit could be as much as the maximum allowable. The act, effective Jan. 1, pro- vides Uial education taxes on residential property be reduced by 50 per cent. 'Education Minister Ben Han- iischak, in making tlie an- nouncement, said reductions must be passed on to apart- ment dwellers as veil as prop- erty owners. The regulations define the types of eligible lor tax reduction, excluding room- ing houses and such transient accommodation as hotels, mo- tels anci tourist camps. Tlie legislation means a tax shift of million fn mil- lion, from municipal to provin- cial government. will have to lie cut by at least to about If this happens, the board will have lo lay off 20 of its J19 leacliers in September, a spokesman said. The division lias one of the lowest pupil-teacher ratios in Alberla, at 18 to one. This is because its high schools arc small, but offer a wide variety of programs. If the plebiscite is lost, the pupil-teacher ratio will increase to about The former Social Credit gov- ernment in Alberla. ruled in 1971 (hat spending must not in- crease by more than six per cent a year. If it did, no extra money wnild bo made avail- able by the government and school boanls woidd have lo ask ratepayers to come up with (he needed funds. Wainwright asked the gov- ernment for extra grants, but was turned down, the spokes- man said. ACCORDION TRIAL COURSE WKKJ WITH ACCOMION f StimilD, ONLY S22.50 KUEGGER'S ACCORDION COUEGfr 530 St. S. 327-7524 -NO INROUMINT KB) Nor would tlie department ap- prove employer applications for j grants covering training pro- grams which were excessively j lone. Most of the approvals All of the trainees should he j were for employees working in on the job by the end of this month. Officials expect the fig- ure to reach close to Initially. 520 million was ear- marked for (he Iraining-on-the- construction or manufacluring. nnd proposals to take 52 weeks to train a man, say, as a welder or roofer, were trimmed lo shorter periods. TRIBUTE to a LIFETIME of COMRADESHIP MONTAGUE (SHORTY) HURST Mr. bom In Me It? in nl tha age of 18, During ths Second World Wqr hp the ftoyo) CanoJion Ordinance Cerpi, of raining fhe rank of icrgeant. moved fo Lclhbridgn in ha has since. When in lelnbridgfl worked for Robert Plumbing, In 1 955 I he Ci'Jy'i plumbing and Inspector. He re fired in 1970. passing distincl void In fegfon, and eipecially hij branch. He was an unlirinfj worker rrnd loyal member Throughout the yean. In work thoughts, ihe Veleron always came first. hn had "Iner inferesri in life main was legion and oil Ihol thp Name fo'. nr, ififi ZxGcvt'ws if hit br ne'ing in thai topoa'ry a< Royal Canadian Legion GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 REVELSTOKES 9 V. Medium Weight Nylon Shag "li'x Jus' Chateline WALLPAPERS 53 REVH5TOWS SECTION OF UGHT Now a homo Improvement Special sgr r CARPET REMNANTS 3'.S'6" Approximately 30 rolU In various cil rich for ninny flnd was ne'ing in thai topoa'fy a< iJii limo of M% passing. limot hs nerved provident of (he General Stewart i branch for 1wo terms of office ycofjl. He on I number of f ornrmf did oulilondirig o'rang ing j rho Vjmy nighl celebrations. j His In liaison tKe A men con 1 egiori out- t Branding and in tfiij con nee f ion wjlh ihn Infer- j national Amity Award for his Cervices by the Monfona Legion wai responsible for ihe auociorion of Ihe Polish (tomhctanfj The General Stewari Bronch and in this reaord wni honoured ths Polish Combofanls Silver by Hirri f'Ks A living tribute to a living memory FROM HIS COMRADES AND FRIENDS Off Regular Prise Kitchen Carpet LEIHBRIDGE Various patterns end textures oil with high density backings ond leed. Carpet Remnanls Reg. a Revy Feature al 100% NYLON SHAG h.ow bonded rubber backing. SAVE TRICED J'i.ljJ Jll SHORT SHAG Reg. A8.95 .q. Yd- REVY FEATURE VAIUE SO. YD. Just Regular Valuei from sq. yd. to...... Factory 3 33 Square Yard Factory Seconds. Squnre Yard Over 25 rolls to choota from REVELSTOKE CARPET DIVISION 1602 3rd AVE. S. IETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-0971 ;