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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE IETHBRIDGI HERALD Saturday, May 1970 YOUR HOROSCOPE Your birdnlny loilny: A rattier active year begins You find many uses for tlic skills you already possess and the incentive to more. Possibly there is n chance to teach your special knowledge to others. Your home and its condition become an issue: you cannot let tilings drift now. ARIES (March Relax and give yourself relief from tension. Your home is a rsther comfortable, happy place this Sunday, and a great deal of trivial detail can be at- tended to at leisurely pace. TAURUS (April 20-May Intellectual actions, correspon- dence, phone calls, the search for information intrigues you this Sunday. Your favorite hob- by has a new approach to be worked out. GEMINI (May 21-Junc Clear off whatever you must do for other people without com- plaining so you can go on with what interests you most. Home life at this point should be relaxed and cheerful. CANCER (June 21-July Get out early and make the rounds for a productive day. Catch up with the news of your relatives and the community. LEO (July 23-Aug. Make as little physical effort as pos- sible. Do the amenities ex- pected by your set of people and neighborhood. VIRGO (Ailg. 23-Scilt. New acquaintances bring strange ideas, interesting cus- toms into your We. Itelax and make the best of tire variety of experience available to you now. LIURA (Scpl. 23-Ocl. Whatever you hove to do with people in authority, do it as early as possible. Recreation, preferably outdoors, is essen- tial for your morale now. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. This can be a near-perfect Sun- day if you will just get moving and attempt to do your best lo live in the present mor.ent. SAGlTTAltlUS (Nov. Business now crops up amidst pleasure. Make notes for future follow-up but don't get off the main track of get- ting the most fun out of the Warfare Approach Adopted By NFU On Farmer Issues By JIM POLING Canadian Press Staff Writer The National Formers' Union, organizing a struggle against what it calls fragmentation of farm power, has adopted a mili- tant approach. "I think that's obvious Roy Atkinson, farm- ers' union president, said when asked if the union's recent show of muscle-flexing termed militancy. could be "Farm communities right across Canada are facing disin- tegration. There's excessive ex- ploitation going on. As far as we're concerned things have to change." Mr. Atkinson, of Saskatoon, was in northern Alberta re- cently recruiting members and organizing them into chapters. He said in an interview that 27 chapters have been formed in the province, where late last Business Might Have Collapsed year his union was shunned by a majority of organized farm ers. The Farmers' Union of OTTAWA in Canada might well have col- lapsed had the government's tax change proposals been in force last year, the Senate banking, trade and commerce committee was told Thursday. Executives of James Richard- son and Sons Ltd. ol Winnipeg said capital markets could be ravaged in times of decline by the government proposal to treat capital gains and losses as part of personal income for tax purposes. The integration of investment and earned income for tax pur- poses is the heart of the govern- ment's white paper on tax change published last Novem- ber as a proposed basis for leg- islation. Half of any investment gain would be taxable as income. The taxpayer could deduct any capital losses from his income. Policeman Absolved Of Man's Death MEDICINE HAT (CP) A coroner's jury concluded here that 25-year-old Victor Boeder of Medicine Hat was shot to death last July 25 by city pol- ice constable William Onslow "in the proper discharge of his duty." Boeder iras killed in a gun battle at a city shopping centre after be and another Medicine Hat man, 22-year-old Raymond Maxwell Bradley, were inter- rupted in a robbery attempt and held hostage a number of city policemen and citizens. Medicine Hat police constable Boy Funk was shot and serious- ly wounded in the incident. Bradley was sentenced to 4V2 years in penitentiary for his prxt in the robbery attempt and shooting. Richardsons' dealer in stocks, bonds, grain, insurance real estate and other enterpris the integration feature in a lengthy detailed submission. The stead company proposed that capital gains taxed separately from earned income at a rate of 15 per cent Top rate under the governmen proposal would work out at 25 per cent. DISASTROUS EFFECT F. N. Hughes, deputy manaj ing partner of Hiehardson Se- curities, asubsidiary, sale "there wouldn't be any capita: markets" had the integration proposal been in force last year. Business would have come to a standstill. He estimated that the value of shares on stock markets fell by about last year and the value of bonds by per- haps on paper. Had income integration ior tax been the law, investors would have been inclined to sell securities to realize the loss in order to reduce or wipe out per- sonal tax on earned income, he said. The effect would have been to push the markets into collapse. At the same time, Mr. Hughes estimated, government revenue would have been reduced by be- tvreen and "Doesn't it frighten you that this kind of thought could get into the tax the sen- ators were asked in reference to the income-integration feature. The company presented de- tailed criticism of virtually every feature of the tax propos- als in a written pro- posal backed by eight separate oral presentations on aspects ranging from the impact of al- tered tax concessions to mining companies to alleged inequities in personal tax rates. Although there were some de- sirable features, the tax propos- als include "very great short- comings, both in principle and in application." berla voted against joining the national union and since has amalgamated with the Alberta Federation of Agriculture to form an organization called Uni- term Paul Babey of Edmonton, president of Unifarm, says the NFU recruitment .drive has had no. effect on his organization. MEMBERSHIP SECRET Membership in Unifarm is farm units, said Mr. Babey. The National Union has refused to reveal membership figures for Alberta or Canada. Mr. Atkinson says his farm- ers' group plans more activity in the coming months, but won't elaborate. "A good general never tells the oilier side his strategy. But it will be active." The National Farmers' Union, founded in mid-1969, has held large demonstrations in Edmon- ton, Regina and Winnipeg which, Mr. Atkinson says, gave farmers an idea of the power they possess. In Edmonton, Mr. Atkinson led chanting aimers into the legislature and threatened to invarii-- the chamber during a sitting. They demanded that tho government recognize the union as spokesman for Alberta farm- ers. WALKED OUT The union's latest display of mililancy was in withdrawing from the Canada Grains Coun- cil. Mr. Atkinson walked out council meeting after it granted membership to the Sas- katchewan Association ol Rural Municipalities and the Carman, Man., Farm Business Associa- tion. Mr. Atkinson said he was pro- testing seating of groups that "purport to represent farmers." The union also has told federal government that its wheat acreage reduction plan s unacceptable because of its 'coercive nature, its dis- GOREN ON BRIDGE BV CHARLES H. GOKEtf [a 1BO: IT in Ckkin Tritanel WEEKLY BRIDGE QUIZ Q. South, vulnerable, you hold: 4A53 VAlOm 097 4964 The bidding has proceeded: North East Sooth West 1 0 Pass 1 V Pisi 4 ring more help than you can use, but give you a good idea of what comes next. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. Friends rally around you; shared co-operation and vivit 5HETOWIOTHE rerow WINDOW... SUPPmLiflSHESAliJ A VAMPIRE.1 PEfTEWINT PATTY! W ONE WHO'S BEEN SCAKIN6 THEM WITH THOSE STORIES! YOU CUSHT TO BE ur JUST A LITHE HARMLESS THOSE STORIES. POTOU.SMQOW? CAMPUS Larry Lewij OUR JAPANESE COMPUTER SUPPENW STARTED PUTTINB OUT CJttZV DATA.' Chic Young UKEXLE BAILEY-By .Mori Walter Carpenter Alberla Award EDMONTON iCP) Dawson, 1A, of Edmonton has been awarded the Alberta pro- vincial carpenters apprentice- ship award. Mr. Dawson, an employe ol Bird Construction Ltd.. wins a trip lo Denver and a chance to compote in an international carpentry competition. The competition was spon- sored by the Edmonton and Calgary Construction Associa- .ion, the Provincial Council of Carpenters and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. experience now come easily. Express yourself; strive vigor- ously to bring your secret hopes into reality. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. Opposition to your leadership and example now fades, and a field day is in the offing. The freshness of your approach de- termines further opportunity. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. Think and' act big. Take direct action to achieve the goals you have worked out lately, reach for more. CAPIIICORK (Dec. 22-Jau. Make inquiries, frame good questions, file petitions and official papers of all sorts. shortcuts take competi- tors by surprise and give you head start. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. Teamwork achieved now jrings in results, some of them unexpectedly good. PISCES (Feb. 19-March Serious experimenting is prob- ably iji order. Your standing improves because of your dili- gence and dependability. Anti-Pollution Seeks Govt. Action Ll'L A) Capp -7O TELL'EM TH1 GOOD K1EWSTHAT VE KIM GlT A DIVORCE.'.' THEM TAKE PAPPY; HIS HORNS CLIPPED DOW'TCRV, DAISY YO'HAS HAD SOME WONCHRJLY'ARS WIFME.V Bob Monttni SOSH-' I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW HE WAS .MARRIED.' SVENSEN, IT HAS BEEN REPORTED TO ME THAT YOU ARE SNEAKINS LITTLE FOOD PACKAGES OUT OR THE CAFETERIA. VELL, I GOT A FAMILY TER FEED, YA KNOW.' HI AND LOIS-By nit Browne WEATHjsR WAS SUPPOSED TO BE SUNNV AND EDMONTON (CP) An Ed- monton Anti-pollution group yes- terday called on the Alberta gov- ernment to shoulder more of the responsibility for seeing that contaminated fish are kept out of the province. Save Tomorrow Oppose Pol- lution a group headed by Mary Van Slolk, said the responsibility for seeing that mercury-contaminated fish do not reach Albsrta retail out- lets should not he left up to Ottawa. Health Minister James Hend- erson mote to STOP that the responsibility rests with the fed- eral food and drug agency. However, he added, the prov- ince "will be fotaving up this matter to ensure that it is kept under control." POTS SHORT ItlBS-Bv Frank O'Neal DESPEIIATE MEASURE Because of famine, thousands of starving Romans threw them- selves into the River Tiber in 436 BC. BUGS BUNNY THE SKIES ARE SLUE, YOUR eyes ARE.TOOI THE WAVES THAT LAP UPON THE HMMM! "MERE WOKPS CAWNOT EXPRESSTHE OF MY ;