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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Morcli 25r Alberta govt, loo tceak Notley hurls medical fees charges By JIM POLING EDMONTON (CP) Soaring medical care insurance costs in Alberta likely won't be investi- gated because the province's Check sale of Alberta company EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta government is going to look into Uio proposed sale of an Edmonton-b a s e d clotldng manufacturer to the Canadian subsidiary of a foreign com- pany, Premier Peter Lougheed said in the legislature. Ho told Roy Wilson (SC-Cal- gary Bow) the government de- cided to make a specific en- quiry because of the magnitude of the proposed sale ol Wliite Slag of Canada Ltd. Mr. Wilson noted during the question period Iliat Wliite Stag had sales of million last year and had announced intentions to offer some of its common stock to Canadian shareholders. new Progressive Conservative government is weak, says Grant Notley, New Democratic Party leader. "I don't think this government is going to tackle any issue that would get them into hot water with any powerful he said in an interview. The provincial health care in- surance commission reported last week that its payments to doctors in the year ended last June 30 increased 23 per cent over the previous year. Doctors were paid an average in 1970-71 compared with the year before. Mr. Notley, the only NDP member in the legisla- ture, pressed the government earlier this week for an investi- gation of all medical care costs, which he says jumped 33 per cent between 1970 and 1971. However, Helen Hunley, min- ister responsible for the com- mission, said in an interview she wants to make an compre- hensive analysis of costs before replying to Mr. Notley. "I'm not sure he had his facts she said. WANTS STUDY MADE Mr. Notley wants a committee representing the medical profes- COLLEGE BOARDS OF GOVERNORS Jomes L Foster, Minister of Advanced Education, re- queslj naminaliom for the appointment of persont to serve on the boards of governors of the Alberta public colleges. The following are the colleges and ihe number of vacancies at each. I. Grant MacEwan Community College (Edmonton) 2 Vacancies 1. Lelhbridge Community College 2 Vacancies 3. Medicine Hat College 1 Vacancy 4. Mount Royal College (Calgary) 1 Vacancy 5. Red Deer College 1 Vacancy 6. Grande Prairie Regional College No Vacanciei Nominations should provide pertinent information con- cerning the nominee's background and qualifications. Nominators should Include their addresses. Appointments are normally for a three-year period commencing July 1, 1972. Nominations should be for- warded, no later than April 8, toi DR. H. KOIESAR, Chairman Alberta Colleges Commission Suite 600, Devonian Building 11160 Jasper Avenua Edmonton, Alberta H. A. JONES ESTATE AUCTION SALE Lwofed 3 miTes east and 1 mile south of Picture Butle Sugar Factory PICTURE BUTTE ALTA. TERMS: CASH LUNCH SERVED FRIDAY, APRIL 7 -1 p.m. Having received instructions from the H, A. Jones estate, will offer for sale at auction the following: TRACTORS Deere 60 traclor, row crop; John Deere B tractor and boe( cultivator; 1 5 star gas Iractor, hyds., live PTO, TA wilh front end fodder; Molina U trac- juj-j Fordson 8N tKKfor, PTO, 3 point hitch. TRUCKS 3 ton truck, V8 with beel box ?i Ion truck, fleetiido FUEL TANKS T-500 gal. fuel tank, 1-300 gal. fuel tank; 1-100 gal. fuel tank. FARM EQUPMENT 10 double disc, Deere 3 bot- tom I A" plow; dilcheri; 1 6 ft, hyd. icrapeij 1-10 it. Graham Hoeme chisel plow; l_Meyers ditch filler; 8 icclioni diamond harrows; Marbeet harvester, repairs, 1 trailer; 1 box; tired wagon and deck; 1-10 ff. Massey Harrij double disc, SPRINKLER SYSTEM Including: pipes, 40 fl. x 4 ins-j 15-plpes, 20 ft. x 5 Ins.; 9-pfpes, 20 fl. x 6 Ins.; couplers, elbows, valves, etc. MISCELLANEOUS Hyd, rams; soctcef sels; Vi" electric drill; electric grinder; vise, plastic pipe; wing pump; air tanks; posts; wire; hand tools, shop tools; wheelbarrow; propane bottle; scrap iron; .22 riffe; oil furnace; fence posts; plaslic siphon tubes end many olher miscellaneous if cms foo numeroui fo Ifsf. HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES 1 Enrerprizg electric and oil Iritchen range; Singer Heelf'e sewing machine and stool; elcclric dryers; l-wringcr waiheri 1-Frigidairo electric fridge; 1 cleckic radio; shoe pofiiher; 1 floor pol- piece bedroom suite, like new; orm chair; metal filing cabinet; bookcse; end tables; chajrs; beds; clothes rocks; chemftol toilets; colleclors Hems; Iwo carpels; large quantity of misc. household effects including dishes, pots, pans, blankets, etc, ADDITIONAL LISTINGS OF CONSIGNED EQUIPMENT EXPECTED BY SALE DAY AUCTIONEER'S NOTE: Come early ai (here of good quality household and miscellaneoui itemt on offer. The description as to condition or olherwiio ai tej forth on each item is merely o guide and Ft in no way a war- ranty or guarantee, aetuaf or implied. Neither the auctioneer or the owner are responsible for any errori In description or condition. SALE CONDUCTED BY Perlich Bros. Auction Market ltd. Box 1057, lethbridge Office Phone 328-3951 AUCTIONEERS JOE PERIICH ED TORSHER TONY PERUCH lie. 010293 license 793 lie. 010292 358-9772 Phone 545-6452 Phone 328-3951 Lclhbridgfl Bow TiTand ion, members of Ota legislature and Ihe public to "examine the vholc area to bring these costs into line." "It's important to act now wilh the medical profession not against them." Doctors also are taxpayers who want health costs held down, he said, and since the government isn't going to make an investigation, the medical jrofession should take the initia- ive. The Alberta Medical Associa- jon has said physicians' earn- ings reported by Ihe commis- sion are misleading and give an "inaccurate picture." Association President D r. C. J, Varvis of Edmonton has said many physicians' expenses can vary from 40 to 80 per cent oi gross income. "Most doctors are in a higli- income bracket, so after deduct- ing their operating expenses and paying their income tax, their take-home pay in many oases is not much more than that of many other professionals and tradesmen who have com- parable hours of he says. An Edmonlon pathologist, Dr. Sam Hanson, revealed that he received more than ?1 million in payments from UK commission last year. However, Ire explained that he pays eight doctors and other siaff, and equipment costs and other expenses from that amount. He has the largest pathology practice in Alberta, carried on tlirough a network of 19 laboratories which serve clin- ics and 37 hospitals in Edmon- ton and northern Alberta. The commission's report showed 18 doctors earned more than in the year ended June, 1971. About 160 earned to 365 earned to 5-10 earned WO.OOO to 283 from to and 128 from ot Festival program set OTTAWA (CP) The sched- ule for the 1972 Theatre Canada festival, to be held May 21-27 in Saskatoon, Sask., was an- nounced here. Medical probe waste of time RED DEER (CP) Investi- gation by the legislature into rising medical costs in Alberta would serve no useful purpose, Dr. J. A. Oshire, president-elect of the Alberta Medical Associa- tion, said today. Medical care costs rose S3 per cent in 19YI, he said in an interview, because doctors saw more patients. ore people with problems which could be classified as mental are visiting doctors when they could be going to a clergyman or a friend, said Dr. Oshire. The investigation was suggest- ed in the legislating earlier by Grant Notley, leader of the New Democratic Party. The festival begins Sunday, May 21, with Fedhan High School of S'askaEoon presenting Saskatchewan I'm Coming Home. Other plays scheduled arei Knit des Assas- sins by the University of New Bninssvick at Monclon. Ecstasy of Rita Joe by Medicine Hat college, Medicine Hat, Alia. d e Arte by the Del Gelosia Com- pania of St. Catharines, Ont. Disintegration of James Cherry by the Univer- sity of New Brunswick at Fred- ericton. Fools Jewel by the Tec-Voc Travellers of Winni- peg. the Sev- enth by tiie Gateway Players of Saskatoon. In the Theatre tor the Young, held at the same time, perform- ances will include: On the Way to Carberry, Why There are no Frogs in the Queen Charlotte Is- lands, Hansel and Gretcl, Peter EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Here are some excellent opportunities for you to "earn while you learn" through tho Canada Manpower Train- ing-On-The Job Program PRODUCTION IINE previous experience required. You will trained on the PASTRY BAKER (no previous experience required. You will be tamed on the Managerial potential a must. ACCOUNTING 4 INCOME TAX CIERK You will ba trained to keep records of small business firms. Some knowledge of bookkeeping is essential. Typing also required. FARM COUPLES No experience required. You will trained on the job. Good physical condition and u desire to learn and work are the only requirements. Salaries range from to including a country home to live in. RANCH HANDS Various opportunities for single men to learn farming and ranching methods in good locations in Southern Alberta. Salaries range from per month and up, plus room and board. For complete details on these and other vacancies, contact Canada Manpower Centre Federal Building Lethbridge CONESTOGA MOTOR HOME liOJ 2nd AVE. S. by 1ETHBRIDGE, AITA. McDONELL MANUFACTURING THE MOST COMPACT MOTOR HOME ON THE MARKET TODAY, 78, 22 end 24 ft. capacity Motor Homes THE smoolhesf riding Motor Home made today THE; Home wifh the least noise inside while travelling THE only Motor Homo available today with the riding quality of a largo automobile THE Manner of construction of the 22 ft. capacily motor Home with recessed bumpers fs the only Motor Home known today with twin gaucho beds and gaucho dinetle that con be [awfully parked at a parking meter of any cily THIS Motor Home has more upper cupboard and stor- age space than mast other makes CALL at our factory and see for yourself, check the construction and make TRY OUR RENTAL PLAN and Oic Wolf, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Tale Theatre and Cinderella. Saturday, May 27 has been set aside as a special children's day, but the final schedule has not been announced. Sask. company eyes Alberta SASKATOON (CP) Clem Roles, president of Smith-Roles Ltd., said here he will move to Alberta to avoid Saskatch- ewan's proposed estate tax and will make a decision soon on whether fo take his farm-- equipment business with him. Mr. Roles said his company, which employs about 70 per- sons, would be put out of busi- ness if something happened to him and the estate tax was ap- plied to liis assets. The federal government re- cently withdrew from the estate tax field and a number of prov- inces intend to pick up the slack. The former Liberal govern- ment had a policy whereby il rebated the province's 75 per cent share of estate taxes to beneficiaries. Mr- Roles said he will make the decision shortly on whether to relocate his business in Cal- gary or Edmonton. Govt. looks to domestic money market EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta government expects tb do a substantial portion of its 1972- 73 borrowing 75 to 90 per cent on the domestic market, Provincial Treasurer Gordon Miniely said here. The budget brought down last Friday night provides for bor- rowing of million but Mr. Miniely said in the legislature the "amount borrowed may be a fair amount less than indi- cated in (he budget." He told Gordon Taylor Drumheller) during the ques- tion period that an analysis ol the bond market indicates Al- berta should be able to do its borrowing at an interest rate ol IVt to eight per cent. Dimlop Ford Appointment! CLARENCE BELTER Lyndon Foster, General Sales Manager of Dunlop Ford Ts pleat- ed to announce appointment of Clarence Belter to our salei ilaff, Clarence has been associ- ated with DunTop Ford for thn past yean In our lervica deportment. He hoi been In the automotive field for 14 yean. He is married end has 2 child- ren. Clarence Is a member O1 the Labor Club, Elk. Club end Miners Club and Invites many friends and customers to see him for any transportation needs at Dunlop Ford. THI UTHB3IDGE HtHAUD 21 Car plates deadline May 1 but insurance date stays EDMONTON (CP) AI- iough Alberta motorists have been given a month's extension Dominion Day FORT MACLEOD (Special) The Fort Macleod and dis- trict Chamber oi Commerce voted unanimously to retain the name Dominion Day and to keep the date of July 1 for the national celebration com- memorating the birth of the nation. There has been a move afoot to have both the name and the date changed, the chamber agreed. tn May 1 to get car plates, they must still have auto insurance as of April 1, the gov- ernment said today. Highways Minster Clarence Copithorna said the April 1 deadline for the prvvirjL-v'a new compulsory auto insurance re- mains in effect. There will be no test to de- termine whether en applicant has car Insurance, the minister added, but If applicant is found driving without it, he risks penalties of for the first offence and a maximum of for the second. tight Crippling! March 8th-April 8th U LU co O Your Easier Seal contribution goes )o help not only crippled children but adults loo. It goes to provide the special care needed whether it be a light or hearing problem, artificial limb or wheelchair etc. also supports crippled children'! summer camps. Envelopes have been mailed out to every householder for this Lethbridge and District campaign. Please Return to Box 953, Letribridge Sponsored by the Green Aerei Kiwanli Club the world EnvironmwL This June, more than 130 countries will meet in Stockholm for the first United Nations Conference on the Human Environment We your help to ensure that the views of Canadians are known to those who must establish the official position our delegation takes at the conference, Overthe past year, Canada has been represented on a UN Committee preparing for the conference. The result is a UN Action Plan for international co-operation against pollution which is being submitted to the nations which will participate at Stockholm. Canada will gather public opinion on tha plan in two ways: 1) a national committee with broad representation trom oursociety Is studying the Plan and offering commerits and 2) a series of public meetings across 1ha country is seeking advice from the interested public. The combined comments and advico will be used fo guide our delegates. You can take part. 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