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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MAY Kimberley WiB Vote On Bylaws KUIBERLEY, moneV bviaws be prepared to the ratepayers for voting here May 20, all concerning proposed purchase bv the city of the mining coispaay owned rights for elec- tricity and The bylaws have been given Srtal readings by the city council favor the pur- chase. A subsiaatial sum of money is involved in the proposed p'jtr- chase. and several bids on the city debenture, should it be authorized, have been filed for future Alterations and construction work on five business properties have been authorized bv the council The city's initial building; since incor- poration fa-o years ago, a combined Busy Southern Alberta MADE DISTMCT SfAXAGEK CRANBROOK. Following two vears manager of the Cran- brook branch of the National Rnat Company, Harold E. Pauerson has been promoted to manager of the Kootenav district, from Grand Foras to Cronos Kest. and with Mrs. Pat- terson has left for Nelson -a-here they Trill make their new home. While in Cranbrook Mr. Patterson has been, active in all sports includ- occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson both graciously thanked the as- sembled guests. During the even- Ing the guests were entertained by several songs by George. Bob and Bernard Buries of Cowlev. Mrs. J. A. Smith supplied the music for the dancing. TENDERED SHOWER NATAL, B.C. (HNS) A mis- cellaneous siwvrer took place at St. Paul's church hall recently in honor DISTRICT NEWS PAGE FIVE BEAUTIFICATION PROGRAM FINDS SUPPORT IN BURDETT Push Move For Of Area Around Spring Coulee ing -co'iba bowling, hockey ______ the Trees have been planted on both sides ol Main Street. day postponed owing to the high J. W. Johnson has been olanticg more trees and shrubs in pared for stuccoing. Kill later be painted or stuccoed. is being Other and 1 of SSiss Helen "a former saska toon bushes covered uith white 1 The farm home of Raymond ciaresholin. beautiful this year ic spite dry season. The many trees 1 are in leaf. Cherry and apple trees Thacker has planted trees are in blossom. Last year Mr. rnix-Tj nlrk-orf a of Regina. TO IMPROVE CHURCH CvriT Clarke of Pincher Creek held useful sifts, a'service in Si. Chad's Church. Landbreck on Easier Sunday. This S honor was the recipient of many the sen-ice to be held there since before the war and the public mrorks garage acd upstairs church was filled io capacity. Ser- ofllce. Is nearing completion and j vices will be held will be ready for occupation ilay 15, it was reported at the council meeting- PREPAKE FOR TESTS NATAL. B.C. Lowe Elected Teen-Town Mayor NATAL. Iv-formed Teen-Town of Natal- Michel, which is following in the footsteps of many other Teen-Town organizations throughout the prov- ince o- British Columbia, elected the following members in the vari- ous offices: For mavor. youthful Derek Lowe of Michel, elected over three other nominees; for deputy i mayor. John Kauichak: of Michel.] ouc over four opposing can- didates; for aldermen, sis girls were chosen. Donna Fritz, Beulan, Jarolim. Prances Jenkicson, Doc Jennings, Morag Chapman and Ada Pettoello along with six boy alder- men, Donald Anderson, Harold Winstanlev, Arthur Tondini, Alex Dzubin. Bill McFegan and Doug- las Harrison. Thus the council, comoosed of a mayor, deputy mayor and twelve aldermen, six girls and six boys, has finally been complet- ed In the meantime the Natal- Michel Teen-Town mayor. Derek Lowe, returned after attending the Teen-Town conference held as Vancouver. B.C., during which time 57 Teen-Town mayors from B.C. attended along with. 20 delegates from the citr of Vancouver. The official opening lunch took place at the Stanley Par-c pavuion. Sneeches were made by Mayor Cor- of city, and Mr. Finlar, the Vancouver Sun Teen- Town director, who acted as chair- man. A banquet was attended in David Spencer's, which was foi- lowed bv a fashion show in the Orpheum theatre. Charters were presented to every Teen-Town or- ganization with the exception of Natal-Michel, which Tvas one of the last Teen-Town places to or- ganize. This charter will be sent In the near future. A Teen-Town ball ended the conference. SPONSOR CANCER FILM MILK En- erzetic Local No. 3, T7-F.W.A.. met home of :Mrs. Jennie Murton on Tfeursdav for their regular meet- ing. The routine business was car- ried out and as the local is sponsor- ing the -cancer film being brought to Milk River by Dr. cf Lethbridge. arrangements were made fo_r raising funds lor the Can- cer Society. Frank's Cafe Now open for business WATERTON PARK Alberta F. GoWe, proprietor day of every month. Following: the service a meeting was held. It was, decided to appoint a committee; to receive contributions towards paint- ing and shingling the chsrrch. The following are members of the com- mittee: Jean Carswell. secretary: M. Densmcre. Mrs. Connolly. Oakley and A. if. Connolly. A dance will be held on May 17th m aid of the repair fund, sponsored by the citizens' committee and the Young People's Association. BUSINESS CHANGES NATAL. B.C. Recent- ly two business changes took place at Natal, the first bein? the sale of the newly built Grand theatre owned by P. Zoratti to youthful Joe AHornore, owner of the recently re- modelled Empress theatre. The Grand theatre will now be known __ the Empress theatre and the former Empress theatre will be re- modelled for some other business enterprise. The second business to change hands was the grocery store of Jimmey TJngaro, Natal business- mar" for over 20 years, who sold out to the Trites-Wood Co.. who operate stores at both Michel and at Femie. with headquarters at the latter place. ___ SEEDED FIELDS SUFFER SEVEN PERSONS. (HNS) The general estimated damage to seeded fields is 10 per cent, although several farmers report much more. A number of farmers have stopped seeding till the district gets rain. Rve suffered to some extent from the severe dust storm recently. A few minor damages to property are reported but no serious affairs oc- curred during the storm. The raia of Tuesday morning only amounted to a few" points precipitation. 3y noon many of the fields were drift- ing again. ___ RESUMES POSITION SEVEN PERSONS. (HNS) Having received his discharge from the service and spens a couple of weeks' leave at his home here. Doug- las Macdonald has resumed his pre- war position vtith Boyd's "Wholesale in Medicine Hat. PRESENT COMEDT IsUNDBRECK. (ENS) The people of Maycrof o community may be justly proud of their achieve- ment in the three-act comedy drama "Here Conies Charlie" which they nroduced in the Maycrofc hall re- centlv. The members of the cas were: Frank McDonald. Marion Mc- Kinnon. Mrs. C. C. Casselman. Alf Porter. Rob Dennis. Mrs. Alf. Porter Gordon. Goodwin. Mrs. P. R, Dennis Mr. and Mrs. Bob Jones, and ai played the narts verv ablv. A dane was held following the play. The proceeds are to go toward the haL fund. COUPLE SHOWERED LTJNDBRECK. (HNS) -J shower was held in the Lundbreck hall on Wednesday evening. Apn. 24, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Vaaghr Thompson. Mrs. Thompson recently With the series of six first-aid lectures and the examinations completed un- der the supervision of Dr. C. Cook of Michel instructor B. Keeling of daring which time over fifty persons went through the course nd examination for the different irss. aid certificates under the aus- pices of the Mkhel St. John Red Jross Association, preparations are now uisder way in the training of ooth mine rescue and first aid teams or the coming competitions to be jeld at Kimberley on June 8 by the East. Kootenay Mi-ie Safety As- sociation. Already two the No. 1 and the No. 2 teams are prac- icing. MARK ANNIVERSARY NATAL. B.C. The 'aria adjoining the town, j Clark picked a large box of crab and business places are be- apples from his trees. Is. is a real j improved. 'The DougZas Ed- s treat to see this real farm hozne, iund home received a coat of white with its beaatif ul surroundinss. I StrangTrays, F- W. Teats, A. Mac-1' donald and E. H- Mack. i The passing cf Mr. Watt leaves., another gap in the ranks of -thei old timers of this district. Just las; December he retired from the towa council after serving there fcr 25 years. He was still a member of j f the library beard. For a long i ________________ period he served his church as the 1 embargo or any other nay, and that rector's warden. He was bom in' spring Coulee local of the AJPJU- j it do everything possible to obtain I Scotland 71 yesrs ago and 1905} -ecently at the home of Stae.- the right so expert livestock to the came OIK a> Canada. Shortly Beswick with a fair attendance ill United States." established a practice in iSpixe of lfee season. A report! The next meeting -still be held the He is survived oy his. ors investigation of rural elec- first, Wednesday of June at the _________ i trification for this district u-as given home of R. S. Thompson. IT was moved that the ooramiv- for this puropse be Qfrtrm to make a map of the -district and contact, the farmers ;with regard to 'heir -sriUingsess to; sign a contract -with tile Calvary', stbat Long Resident Of Ferae Dies jPo'aer nj- if the comoany', (HNS> swept the, country re- omics. Also arriving home was Missi scendants survive her in the Dorothy Soby who has been at- cays, two SOBS. Clifford and Brind-! tending the University MORE MEDICINE dogs we centlv vheai thas _ _ with drifting sand and the touch -rith the proper authorities have been back yard. This is the fSrst case j reported siuce seventeen were pois-1 oned in April. j BELLEVLE BLAZE Sunday night and early Monday morning damaged the home of W. Price of Bellevtie. Cause of the blaze is un- known. It broke out about raid- nigh; and it was thought it had been extinguished J.R. Watt Laid To Rest, Qareshok 1 Staffordsiure. England. :n IfflT. A li son. Cynl Kainlccps and a! solved that sasmuch as the ae- >.ter. Mrs. Was. McG-ader.- cf of the livestock ir-dus- Duncari. B.C.. sur.ive. The deceased (try in Canada is deoecdent almost was 75 vears of age. solely upon obtaininsr a Uniten The funeral held on Fridav. i States market, that the i be requested to do to cinder RETURNS TO SCHOOL i the exportation of Uvestock by an MILK 1 Grace Mac's? rearmed Miss5 Sunday ;o OCTOF HOSPITAI. xda. LeSlsg-.vell returned Saturday to her home after havnaj been a pa- at St. ilichael's .hospital in Lethbruise for severs! officers and members of the Fra- ernal Order of Eagles. Michel Aerie No. celebrated the 37th anni- versary of the Michel lodge at St. Paul's church hall at Michel where some 175 members, wives, partners and members of the Ladies' Aux- iliary and their escorts sat. down to a well spread banquet followed oy an invitation dance" held in the Legion hall with the music being supplied by the Royal Canadians. Short soeeches were made or Pre- sident. M. Galla of Michel and by "Jock" Mitchell, secretary of the Michel Eagle lodge. The Ladies' Auxiliary was thanked for making sossible'the fine banauet. The mem- bers acting on the entertainment committee that made the anniver- sary such a success were F. Barker, E. W. Tabor, jl. Galla. M. Turvk, J. Parks and J. K. Mitchell. ATTEND DISTRICT MEETING MILK RIVES. About 20 members of the Milk River O.O. R.P. No. 4 were in Lethbridge re- cently for the district, meeting. The officers and drill team, out on the C.O-R-P- marches. MILK RIVER VISITOR MILK RIVES. (HNS) Geo. Tornfohr of Kalispell, Mom., has been in i-Iilk River for the pass 10 days looking after business inter- ests. He was accompanied by his son. Henry George, who has lately received his discharge from the U.S. service. Mr. Tomfohr reports Carl Kiesow. who formerly lived south of town and now of Kallspell. as in very poor health. MEET VETERANS BURDETT. (HNS> Wed- nesday, May 1. P. G. Phelan, Vet- erans Employment Adviser, from Calgary: and L. Pozzi. Dominion Government Vocational Training Supervisor. Medicine Hat. were at the council chambers at Burdctt A number of veterans from the sur- rounding district were present. The thanks of the men were given to the attending officiais and also to the Taber Legion, B.S.S.L., who are largely insnrumectal in obtaining these regular visits. May 15 is the date of the next visit, and those in- tending to be present should send their names to the Legion before May 10. with regimental numbers. NOW OUT OF SERVICE MILS RIVER. .hs, hostess, assisted oy Mrs. Marian, Holmes, rector of the church. Ppl- lo-sclng the brief service, cremation followed at the Calgary Crerna- i Jcchem. Geo. W. Rir.grose u-as in j charge of the funeral arrangements.! Seventeen thousand tons o. wr.ea., O- uuu. i -------i j r thev have made their home here Pail bearers were Dr. W. Kensedv froai Canada nave arrived in Mai ever since. Her husband and 33 de- i of Macleod, C. G. Gaskell. C. W. on the wheac ship Grafton Pari. NOTICE THE GRILL CAFE, KIMBERLEY Wish to advise the general public that their restaurant has not been closed since the change of ownership last August. Inspection of kitchen and invited at any time. of Milk River and has lately re- ceived his discharge after having oeen in service almost six years. He went to Courts on Thursday to visit his half brother. Danny Gil- born, and planned to o" to New York City. Harry Leffins- uell. one of the fires boys to en- list in sen-ice from ..lilk River, has lately received his oscharge and was in town Thursday renewing old ac- quaintances. WILLIAMS KE-ELECXED COLEMAN Crow's Nest Pass Municipal Hospital Board msD in session ai Bellevus recently, whan Enoch Williams of Blairmore was re-elected board chairman, and Al- re-elected vice-chairman. At the recent session of the legislature legislation was passed vesting in a municipal hospital board the power to expropriate land for hospital construction. Since the local board has been unable to secure the site as voted uoon in the plebiscite on Dec. IS. 1944, it decided u> set ma- chinery in motion whereby it can secure the site by expropriation. The description of land will be filed in the lands title office, a sur- veyor is to be engaged to survev the site and also survey the trench in which the water main will be laid from Blainnore waterworks to the site. CHECKS COMPLAINTS SEVEN C. Hill. P.F.R.A. engineer, has been working in the district. F. L. Grind- ley, department of water resources, Edmonton, was a business visitor in the district at the end of the week investigating complaints regarding the outlet of water from darns. Mr Thurson, M.L_A. for Cypress riding, also inspected several dams in the district recently. BACK FROM "HOLIDAYS (HNS) Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Bissett and daughter, Sharon, returned to their home on Wednesday evening from their holi- days in Saskatchewan. D. H. Dun- bar, who has been relieving ai the C.P.R. depot, left on the mornin? I train for Caori. Sask.. where he will relieve the agent at thai point for the next two weeks. HOSPITAL PATIENT Veteran of World War 1. George Hulton ol Spring Point is a patient in hospi- tal here and while his condition was considered serious from a chest ment. he is now reported to be im- proving under medical, and hospital care. NURSES GRADUATE CLARESHOIAI. (HXS' Mar- McAlistcr and Pat two Ciaresholm girls received their diplomas in nursing the recent graduation exorcises of the General Hospital held in Grace Presbyterian Church. Calgarx. j Those attending the graduation ceremonies from Claresnolm in- cluded Mrs. A, McAlister, Bernice, j Irene and Wayne McAlister, Mr. and j Mrs. J. Beatty. Mr. and Mrs. G. i Retve.-- and G. Poderz. I RETURN FROM UNIVERSITY j been taking a course in houEehold econ- Why the collection of INCOME TAXES from co-operatives, crown companies, govern- ment and municipally owned enterprises would put MONEY IN YOUR POCKET If all businesses in this country paid Income Tax on an equal basis, it would mean a good many extra dollars in the pocket of every Canadian. The sharing of the Income Tax burden by co-operatives and businesses operated by governments and municipalities, would either bring about a big cut in the personal Income Taxes which you pay or a reduction in the price of goods and services you buy from these Income Tax exempt concerns. You would profit either way If Income Tax were levied on the profits of co-oper- atives, crown companies and corporations operated by governments and municipalities, these Income Tax free organizations could follow either one of two courses: 1. They could reduce the price of their goods and services to the point where they would have no profits. They would therefore have no profits on which to pay Income Tax. The public would benefit by paying less for the goods and services which it bought. 2. They could decide to maintain their prices and to pay In'come Tax on their profits, if Income Tax were thus collected on the profits of all such tax- exempt organizations, the total would amount to as much as 125 millions of dollars The government could then, without decreasing its revenues, reduce the Income Tax by an average of S 5 0.00 annually on every Canadian Income Tax payer. It is thus quite apparent that the collection of Income Taxes from co-operatives, and corporations owned by governments and municipalities, would mean extra, dollars in the pockets of Canadians, no matter what course such presently tax-free organizations might take. Revision of The Income War Tax Act, insofar as it concerns co-operatives, come before the current session of Parliament. It is of the utmost importance that such revisions shall bring tax equality to all groups. We urge that the income tax payers of Canada insist that their elected representatives in the House of Commons see that the heavy burden of Income Tax is shared by co-operatives and other presently tax- exempt businesses. The Income Tax Payers Association has no objection to the principles of co-operative trading. It should be the right of every Canadian to trade as he desires. Our objective is io ensure that no tection of business unloads its share of income taxation and cost of the war on other businesses or on individual income tax 'Report of Professor J. I_ McDpugall of Queea's University to a spcosJ committee of the icnaie. JOIN THE I.T. P. A. AH income tax payers (except employees of income tax exempt concerns) are eligible for membership in the Income Tax Payers As-.ociadon. If you wish to become a member, sign and mail the attached application form and enclose membership fee of Mail either :o Winnipeg or Toronto. Tax Association, Toronto or Winnipeg. I hereby aod bereituh p in the Income fee of 5I-OO. Street Atfdrra. City WRITE OTTAWA You can assist in correcting this unfair iax situation by immcdiarejy to the urging equitable application of Income Taxation to aH forms of business. Fill out and mail the attached form. No postage is required. Hoc, J- L, Miniver or Qnawa, Canada. I f e arse; Thas she e rntneni: xppJr iococoe on exactly the tame on forms of comcwrcuJ c 2, Thir dividends. iod like parmenu, be ats- Allowed eipcase beiorc arrmsc az tziibte IOCOCK. INCOME TAX PAYERS ASSOCIATION LOMBARD BUILDING, WINNIPEG 92 ADELAIDE STREET WEST, TORONTO EWSPAPERl ;