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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. Established 1911 Low.r Floor 517 4th An. S. 327-1541 Mounties in London RCMP contingent passes Temple Bar in City of London. Police riders big hit LONDON A splash of Canadian pageantry came to the sunny streets of London Wednesday as 33 crack horse- men of the here to perform their famed Musical paraded from Hear more clearly without I irritating background noise. I Zenith's new Directional Hearing Aid. If you find that much of the sound you hear is irritating then our new Directional hearing the could be just right for you. This comfortable aid brings you rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens and reduces harsh unwanted background noise from the side and rear. Come in for a demonstration of the or any other aid from Zenith's line of more than 20 quality aids at no cost or obligation Batteries for all makes of hearing aids. The quality goes in belore fhe name on LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Helping the hard of hearing since 1943 Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 715 4th Avenue S. 327-2272 Buckingham Palace to the City for a reception by the lord mayor. Four by four on their dark brown red tunics spar- red and white pennants fluttering from their the Canadians moved at a stately pace down The Mall into Trafalgar Square where about 50 Canadian tourists erched on the steps of nada House to see them ass. Sub-inspector M. H. Mclnnis of leading the raised his sword and snapped the command as Deputy High Commissioner Pierre-Andre Bissonnette tipped his hat in salute to a burst of applause from the crowd. accustomed as they are to everyday were clearly fascinated with the visitors. Mounties always get their you jovially shouted one uniformed jumping off a bus as the troop reached the Law Courts. At Temple where the City proper an official rode up in a scarlet and gold uniform and plumed hat to escort the visitors the rest of the way to the Mansion House. The RCMP then dismounted and went inside for a 45- minute reception by the -mayor. Their horses were exercised by 80-year-old Jack the only Canadian Chelsea pensioner whose varied military career include a spell working for the RCMP in Toronto. who published his autobiography Scarlet Fever a couple of years regards as his hometown but now is a resident of the Royal Chelsea Hospital. The RCMP will perform the Musical Ride at the Royal Windsor Horse show until Sun- day. They leave May 13 for a tour of cities in Europe. WORKED FROM BRANTFORD Alexander Graham Bell in- vented the basic concept of the telephone in 1874 at his father's home in Ont. the season's Biggest at ACME TELEVISION LTD. A New Shipment Has Just MAGNAVOX diagonal Color Portable solid-state model 4360 also features Videomatic and the Super Bright Precision IN-Line Tube for Superb color pictures in any in any light. Like model above it has detent tuning on both UHF and VHP for precise channel Telescoping dipole for real porta- bility. Now only MAONAVOX Model Early Ameri- can and Mediterranean styling also available Your choice. Save Now Only '599 95 Pttdmtal biM optional at extra Don't miss the Great Savings on now during our 18th Anniversary Celebrations at... TELEVISION LTD. 535-13th St. N. Phom 327-6381 Mall Phom 328-6316 OTTAWA Official election machinery will cost about million in the forth- coming a rise of about million. And the inflationary jump at the political level may be even sharper. The official figure is much the firmest because Chief Electoral Officer Jean-Marc Hamel is responsible for its accuracy and he forecasts the increase. Charting political spending is a much more shadowy especially since new elec- tion spending legislation will not be in force for this vote. Perhaps the leading non- political authority is Prof. K. 2. Paltiel of Carleton University here who estimates the 1968 election cost parties and candidates million and that in 1972 about million. don't think anybody knows the whole truth about what it not even the political parties he has said of his 1972 estimate. this is an informed A Commons committee studying election expenses estimated in 1971 that the 1965 general election cost parties and candidates million. Prof. Paltiel wrote a book called Political Party Financing in Canada on that election. Mr. Hamel spent million in 1965 and million in 1968 and attributes the increase to million in 1972 in part to the fact that 2.2 million more voters joined the many of them 18- year-olds eligible for the first time. The main reason for in- creased cost of working the electoral machinery this time are general increases in prices. Electoral officers million election bill in prospect poll clerks and enumerators have been granted a pay increase to about a compared with last time. With about enumerators earning an average of the enumeration cost alone is estimated at million. Revision of voter lists adds another Polling day brings a million bill covering rent for about polling plus pay for deputy returning officers and for poll clerks. Two days of operation of about advance polls costs about The cost of paying returning officers and their who work for two months preparing each riding for the will be about compared with million in 1972. headquarters covering telegraph an information program on voting and the cost of gathering votes from civil servants and Canadian Forces personnel overseas will amount to about million. It was million in the 1972 elec- tion. Costs other than salaries are also up. Mr. Hamel says printing will come to about million compared with million and that the addition of printing the bal- lots means another. In the political the rules are unchanged despite passage last January of legislation letting the government ap- ply much tougher controls to who spends how much. Figures attributed to senior party officials say that the Liberals spent million in 1972. The Progressive Con- servatives spent a reported million and the NDP about Although no Social Credit audit was unofficial estimates put their campaign tab at between and The new legislation was to operate starting July 15 or earlier if Mr. Hamel gave the green he didn't on grounds that considerable adminis- trative work is needed to get the spending- supervision system working. The controls will limit candidates to spending for each of the first registered voters in their 50 cents for each of the next and 25 cents for each one over Parties will be limited to 30 cents for each voter in ridings where the party has a candidate. In terms of the 1972 voters this would mean that in the riding with the largest voting population York- Scarborough held by Revenue Minister Robert which had eligible would be allowed to spend a total of each. Their parties would be able to spend each. Mr. Stanbury's declared costs were in the 1972 his Conservative opponent Winnett Boyd spent and New Democrat Dave Warner In the riding with the smallest population held by Conservative Erik will be limited to the total number of eli- gible voters. The parties would be able to spend a maximum of unlike in York- would mean substantial cuts in campaign spending. Mr. Nielsen's 1972 claimed total was while Liberal Don Branigan reported spending and New Democrat Harvey Kent Fifteen candidates reported spending more than each in the 1972 campaign. Conservative Stephen Roman reported spending in an unsuccessful bid to unseat Liberal Barnett Danson in York North. Mr. Danson spent C' successful big spenders Urban Affairs Minister Ron Basford Peter Bawden Calgary Do Blenkarn Treasury Board President C M Drury James Gil Lies Don and Irenee Pelletier Profits tax proposed on liquor interests HIGH LEVEL The province could help alcoholics by imposing a 50 per cent profits tax on liquor vendors and Harold Indian association told an Alberta commission. Mr. Cardinal said the tax should be levied against hotel lounge owners and the government. A quarter of the profits should go to the Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission for research and the rest should be spent on alcohol counselling programs and treatment he told the commission inquiring into the administration of justice in Alberta. The association also recommended the creation of an Indian police force with training and funding equivalent to the RCMP under federal legislation. reserves are the only communities in this province which are denied the right of police protection services which is a right which was guaranteed by our the association said in a brief. Mr. Cardinal attacked what he called the overpresence of the RCMP in rural courts and said Indians should be named as judges in Indian regions. In areas where natives are not in the Indians should Soviet farm workers race against time MOSCOW The government newspaper Izvestia reported Wednesday that spring seeding is far behind delayed by unfavorable weather in the Soviet Union. The newspaper says millions of farm workers were working day and night in a race against time. On- May the spring acreage sown was 20 million hectares behind which was a record year in Soviet agriculture. A hectare is 2 47 acres. The 63.3 million hectares seeded by Monday was even behind the total on that date in a year of crop disaster. The weather problem this year was not enough winter rain in April which delayed seeding and sudden warmth in May. MANY RENDITIONS The songs St. Louis Blues by W. C. Handy and Stardust by Hoagy Carmichael have each been recorded between 900 and times in the United sit on a lay panel advising he said. Although Indians were given treaty the brief many of the rights are overriden through the Police the Child Welfare Act and the Fish and Wildlife Act. Indian communities should have the power to legislate local bylaws which are not abrogated by provincial he said. Before You Lease LOOK into the size and serv- ices of Beny Automotive Enterprises Ltd. 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