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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE IftHSRIDGI HERAID MorcS 1971 Commons approves bill to continue snrtax bite OTTAWA CP By a scant I facturing and processing indus Hvote the Commons tries to value investments in Monday approved a government bill that continues for another year a threepercent tempo rary surtax bite on personal and corporate income The vote on third and final reading squeaked by 68 to with only Liberals in The extending the tax through now goes to the By the same vote the Com mons defeated a Creditiste at tempt to delay third reading of the bill for six Standing in the 261seat Com mons Liberal Conservative Nsw Democrat Creditiste Independent vacant Along with extending the sur tax the bill would allow manu machinery and structures at 115 per cent of their actual costs ia writing them off their ANNOUNCED EARLIER Both provisions were an nounced in Finance Minister Edgar Bensons 3 The capital cost allowance is retroactive to that The surtax extends a measure intro duced in The surtax has been renewed each year since and some oppo sition MPs expressed fear that it has achieved permanent It ran into criticism on other Clifford Downey PCBattle River said the surtax only adds to the repressive state of Nixon policies dip to alltime low WASHINGTON Reuter President Nixon made an unu suallylengthy television appear ance projecting the image of a strong chief execu tive in the White as major opinion polls reported confidence in him and his poli cies had slumped to an alltime The president appeared1 in a filmed interview spread over two hours on the NBC Today talking about his public the immunity he has Government plans new minister OTTAWA OP The govern ment will appoint a minister of state for science when Parlia ment passes a bill on govern ment Prime Minister Trudeau said Replying to Angus Mac Lean Tru deau said he could see no rea son why any other legislation would be needed to appoint a minister to coordinate federal government activities in sci But he did note that the pro posed legislation on governmen reorganization had been before the House for some time with out much progress being made The reorganization bill pro vides for the establishment o an environment department anc the appointment of ministers o state for specific Th legislation now is in committee the stage befor third On passing i it would go to th uilt up against press criticism and how his wife contributes er own strength of character to elp him in his It was the fourth1 time In 12 ays that the who has ways believed the press does ot give him a square has used the written media or tele ision to defend his policies and xplain his But who said his public mage does not bother got ome more bad news from the atest opinion which saic he is failing to reach mosl Mnerieans and faces a crisis o onfidence among the voters as e prepares for the presidential lection next The Louis Harris survey copyrighted by fte Chicago said its latest poll on Nixons ability to inspire confi ence personally in the White louse was four per cent excel 24 per cent pretty 26 per cent only 8 per cent poor and 18 per cent not The poll said public reaction o the overall job he was doin vas nine per cent 54 per cent 34 per cen only 20 per cent poor and three per cent not The survey was published day after the same poll reportec mblie support for the pres dents handling of the Vietna had fallen to 34 per cen rom 44 per cent in the last tw A few lays previousl lie Gallup poll said 69 per cen f the American people believe he was not disclosing all Ox acts about the Tobacco ad policy to be made soon OTTAWA CP The govern raent will soon announce a po icy on tobacco advertising an any possible Helatl Minister John Munro told th Commons He was replying to a questio by Robert Muir PCCap BretonThe Sydneys who askec whether restrictions on tobao ads would apply only to thosi shown on television or broa cast on Lxation fn Canadas system threatened to Uirot e We have gone far down the lad to Even with high unemploy those who did have Jobs rten were in really meaning ess There is a i great deal of featlierbedding in the Alberta rancher EE FEWER JOBS Increasing technology would make full employment impossi c he George Hees Ed wardHastings called on the overnment to reduce taxes to icrease consumption and stim ulate Public works projects funded y the government were useless i creating John Burton East expressed the total disa greement of New Democrats the extension of the surtax i a period of Adrien Lambert ellechasse said the govern lent should grant interestfree oans to municipalities just as it oes to underdeveloped foreign He predicted the intro iuced three years ago as a tem porary wotfd became permanent fixture in the tax He said it would cause ontinued Fanner loses ami in misliap TABER HNS Nephl of toda ivas said to be in fairly goo condition in Taber Gener Hospital following a farm a tident Saturday afternoon which his right arm was sevei Jensen was greasing feed elevator bearing when his jacket sleeve was caught by a shaft wrapping the sleeve around the shaft and breaking the forearm between his wrist and Jensen is a long time director and present chairman Officer accuses officers Legislature Roundup Industrial incentive grants bill gets opposition support KHMONTON CP A gov t bill that would pro idustrial development in grants drew reserved from opposition MLAs i but was criticised vy by two government Les Drain SC Pincher Crows Nest said be agree with the prlncl goveroment tiding roar ant love this he I think it Silver deal sought of the Taber Irrigation Dis Until last he served more than two decades as reeve of the MD of FORT Reuter Anthony saying he would not feel fit to wear the uniform unless he did formally swore out charges Monday against a general and a colonel he ac cuses of covering up war atroci ties in filed his charges against John Barnes and Co JRoss Franklin for dereliction of duty and failing to report war crimes within the area of their command which Herbert said he had reported to them two years Barnes now is assigned to the Pentagon and Franklin is senior adviser to the 2ist Division of the South Vietnamese The muchdecorated 22year army veteran appeared at the judge advocategenerals office at Fort McPherton to formally prefer Asked if taking such action might jeopardize his career Hebert said If you mean get ting thrown out of the army that is But my career is life and I know what goes on in my own DECORATED IN WAR the most decoratec noncommissioned American in the Korean became a bat talion commander in the 173rc Airborne Brigade in Vietnam in early where he won hi fourth Silver Star and three ad ditional Bronze He al ready held four Purple Heart for Copies of the charges cover ing two pages were to be sent t both of the accused as well as t Robert general counse for Army Secretary Stanle Alderman raps Koiorsim 111 telephone ne OPEN TONIGHT CAPTURED N 35f sits handcuffed during interrogatior ca area of Hill lar y i were killed by BS2 s CITY Reuter is to press for an alli with Canada and the worlds major silver aimed at establish stable price for the metal a Mexi overnment official said speech in the silvermm of some 75 north of Mexicos of natural re said the country must every effort possible to fairer prices for silver EDMONTON CP Neil Crawf today that provmc Minister Ray ill tempered outburst ious lectures made negotiation between and the province imi e international price of sil as been established with Jong into account the cost production or supply and said the Ui de la Pena e Canada and Mexi oduced between them al 50 per cent of the worlds joint action by the three is would produce a great the deputy minister Anytime an Industry is so weak it has to be funded by the it shouldnt come into existence Under the the government intends to create a board which would provide loans to secondary industry in centres with fewer than The maximum amount avail able to any enterprise will be or one third of the plants total capital whichever is Benoit SC Okotoks High River said I hope that it will not be malting loans in areas where private capital fi nancing is Opposition Leader Peter Lougheed said the province in tends to budget only 3 million for 1971 72 to finance the pro posed Industrial Development Incentives The bill calls or a maximum fund of PRINCIPLE SOUND The principle of the bill is sound and we have advocated this measure for some time but it is Lougheed PC Calgary West We cant see this having much There is an overdue need for bold new programs for rural Albertans would have to look at the pro posed legislation with a great deal of Lou PC Ed monton West introduced legi slation calling for appointment of n provincial auditorgeneral under a Taxpayers Protection How to MAKE HAY on your INCOME TAX Tnerei otways hoy maVlng ot your nearby BLOCK ofCOMPLETE f Trained tax men HtTufiriS vour data and bale it up fail so you have evory tax deduction youvs got com Make hay now ot H R GUARANUE We guarantee occuroti prcporalion of every run If we make any errorl that you any penalty or we will pay that penalty or Canadas Laigeil Tax Service Wilh Over 5000 Ollicei In North America 815 THIRD SOUTH 99 95 Saturday Phone 3273712 i NO APPOINTMENT HKUtHflf Wedding bells Tricia I WASHINGTON Reuter President Nixon will announce the engagement of his elder daughter Tncia today and the big White House social passion promises to have a distinct Irish Visiting Prime Minister Jack Lynch of the Irish Republic will i be among the guests at a Patricks Eve Irish Night at the White House that will serve to i celebrate the engagement as j well as Nixons 59th birth t day Almost all Washington has i known for weeks that 1 who has just turned plans to marry Kdward the 241 Harvard law student she first met years ago on a blind date and who has been her constant escort for more than a The president and Nixon are expected to say today that I lie young couple will be msr nod June in the White 40 famUic get iioticr of eviction FORT VERMILION About 40 families nearby shack town 1 served notice of evict owners of the proper The 300 residents a and Metis who have 1 on the land for ye were given 30 days effective M In their o Pritchard and R of Fort Vermilion eviction was necessa of their increased commitments and bf community is a heal The Treaty Indiar tion said it is planm relocate the families squaremile area on 12 miles 325 miles The land the 40 fa rently occupy was owned by a Roma Pritcha Rosenberger bought years The officer would ensure there was no waste or needless and that all pro vincial accounts are properly and faithfully1 The auditor general would be responsible solely to the legislature and an annual re poit would be The opposition failed in at at tempt to introduce an urgent debate on proposed federal legislation on the marketing of agricultural House speaker Dixon told Hugh Homer PC Lac Anne he was sort the government would not op pose introduction of a regular motion on the question and give it priority In Homer said it was ur gent the legislature forward a resolution to the federal gov ernment asking that cattle and hogs the exemp from he fed eral marketing now re ceiving clause by clause study in the DRUG CASES Attorney General Edgar Gerhart told the legislature he would not be surprised If police used unusual procedures in cases involving BUI Dickie PC Calgary Glenmore had asked the at torney general if he had been approached on a case of alleg ed police tactics in Calgary in which some students said they were being coerced into pro viding information on drug use in Gerhart said he had not been approached on the allega tions and had no personal knowledge of the circumstanc But it would not me and I do not believe it ia a bad The proposed Alberta Police to be introduced as a bill within two is designed partly to examine al legations of power abuse by Gerhart officials said they TO detailed information on Jexican proposal but their udiate reaction was that the d as the worlds silver should to any silver price sta consumption of gthened by ths aero s program and photo me annually outruns ait world production of sil by about The i was maintained at ijnce until when it i no longer be held there by and it rose to t an ounce within a the government Deen selling silver from its M c k p i 1 putting the price to approximately to an While stockpile ig now has offi the price has not dramatically again be e of large speculative hold being Weather and road report 99 ABOVE Ot ZERO AT SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET Lethhrhlge Pineher Creek Waterton Medicine Hat II L Pre 44 31 41 25 35 24 44 28 Grands Prairie Victoria Cranbrook Prince George Vancouvc 47 32 Regina 30 27 40 24 Police closi school pickpockets f illIll DETECT OBJECTS MOSCOW AP Soviet sci entists experimenting with dol phins in Leningrad report the mammals omissions of ullra sonic frequencies enable them to detect as small a TOM CAIRO Renter have shut down a pickpockets The p r i n c i p a woman called Sayt was a vet pocket who had than 30 years in r up the school it of a derelict one of Cairos mcs Pupils were months tuition ar daily wage In retur cvpr valuables they The school even rclarv who distribi to distinguished But the game one of the new b out to be II a Cairo detecti The hcndmistres rptary are under scholars nmv rouaded Smallwood proud of seal hunters CP e m i e r Joseph ird a vessel in the ice off Tador to observe the seal said today the propa da and the nonsense and the being spread about the vjal hunt is enough to turn r who flew iday to the Newfoundland er Chesley said a shiptoshore radio inter ew that Newfoundlanders not Newfound lers do not like to inflict pain and to accuse of that is an atrocious who said earlier would defend the hunt in per al representations to Prune nster Trudeau and Fisheries 1 iister Jack said I felt prouder of our New rndland people than I did yes iay and see these n at Winnipeg Toronto Montreal Johns Halifax Charlottetown 26 25 1 52 33 49 36 48 34 39 29 43 39 45 38 46 3d 63 52 80 66 69 81 n 59 52 50 48 71 51 41 Fredericton New York Miami Los Angeles Las Vegas Honolulu Rome 48 Paris 37 London 38 Berlin 36 Amsterdam 45 50 Madrid 35 41 Stockholm 30 39 Tokyo 34 55 FORECAST Medicine Calgary Today Snowflur rier along the Winds W20 and gusting to Lows S25 Wednes day Isolated snowflurries along the Highs 35 Columbia Gen erally sunny today and Wed Highs both days in mid upper Lows tonight in nid IRRIGATION EQUIPMENT Man utter missing blaze I DONALD A CP A man is sing and believed dead af fire destroyed a hotel in i central Alberta commun Iolice said hotel owner Serna was awakened by wife at MST when heard an The iple and their three children to escape but the ho i lone occupant was not lo Police were withholding his NEW and USED SYSTEMS IN STOCK LOW PRICES FINANCING if SERVICE GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coum Highway Alberta OFFICIAL AS AT TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways in the Leth bridge area are bare and dry except for Highway 3 west where there is a section of packed snow near Crows Nest Highway Trans Calgary to Banff is bare and in good winter driv ing Banff to Golden is in good driving condition with a few slippery Golden to rcceivrd from 1 to 4 inches of new snow and has been plowed and sand and Banff Radium highways are in good driving Creston to Salmo received 7 inches new and has been plowed and Motorists are advised io watch for brck fallen men and cquipnent PORTS 0V ENTRY Opening and Closing Coulls 24 hours Canvay 9 to 6 p Dd Boniln 9 to 0 9 to 6 24 PorthillRykerti 8 to Chief Mountain 3 to i ;