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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Alborta Airman hurt in crash WAINWRIGHT Warrant Officer Ardon Fletcher of Edmonton suffered undetermined injuries Thursday when the Canadian Forces helicopter in which he was riding crashed about 125 miles southeast of Edmonton. The Kiowa piloted by Capt. Douglas McArthur of Fort went down in a farmer's field over an authorised low flying area during a training program at Camp Wainwright. Officer Fletcher was flown to an Edmonton hospital and a board of inquiry has been called to investigate the cause of the crash. Calgary show goes on CALGARY The Calgary Stampede parade definitely go on as on July 8 because is too important an event to be affected by the federal which also falls on that Bill general manager of the Calgary Stampede and Exhibition said Thursday. parade is a national and international event and we can't change plans this late. The parade is in the so people can come to the parade in the morning and vote in the Air service improved EDMONTON The signing of a new Canada United States air agreement Wednesday was a great says Leo Edmonton's city business development manager. He said Hughes Air West already has it will terminate in Edmonton with twice daily service through Los Vegas to Los He said .Northwest Airlines is expected to schedule a route from Minneapolis St. Edmonton to Alaska. Strikes close plants CALGARY Strikes by truck drivers and operating engineers have shut down two Consolidated Concrete plants and drivers at four other city cement plants vote next week on whether to follow suit. Bill business agent for teamsters Local 361 representing truck drivers at Revelstoke and De Vries cement plants said the Board of Industrial Relations is arranging for strike votes to be held next week but has not yet picked a date. City construction including high bridges and houses are threatened with a shutdown if all the cement truck drivers strike. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE SATURDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge 64 38 Pincher Creek 57 36 Medicine Hat 63 36 .03 Edmonton 48 39 .38 Grande Prairie 52 40 .27 Banff........... 48 32 .10 Calgary........ 54 29 Victoria 55 39 .05 Penticton....... 64 39 Prince George 48 35 .13 Kamloops....... 62 37 Vancouver...... 53 40 .03 Saskatoon....... 45 40 .01 Regina 50 36 .29 Winnipeg 56 40 Toronto......... 48 39 .04 Ottawa......... 53 41 .83 Montreal 52 47 .97 St. John's......46 32 Halifax........57 3.5 Charlotletown 49 Fredericton..... 62 33 Chicago 51 39 New York...... 66 51 1.36 Miami.......... 85 73 Los Angeles 67 59 Las Vegas...... 98 67 Phoenix 95 68 Honolulu........ 85 72 Athens 68 59 Rome.......... 64 50 Paris........... 63 50 London........ 59 48 Berlin.......... 66 Amsterdam 57 41 Moscow 70 41 Stockholm...... 54 41 Tokyo..........'67 62 Lethbridge Sunny with afternoon cloudy .periods and shtiwers or thundershowers. Gusty winds near showers. Highs 50-5-5. Frequent showers with gusty westerly winds. Clearing in the afternoon. Highs 50-55. Lows near 40. Medicine Hat Today sunny with afternoon cloudy periods and showers or thundershowers. Gusty winds near showers. Highs Intermittent rain. Highs near 50. Lows near 40. Calgary Cloudy this afternoon turning to intermittent rain before sunset. Highs 45-50. Overcast with intermittent rain and gusty north-westerly winds. Highs 40-45. Lows near 40. Kootenay Today and Saturday mostly a few showers. A few thunder showers in the late afternoon or evening. Highs both days near lows tonight in the low 30s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Widely scattered showers cool and windy today and tonight. Showers increasing north portion Saturday with gusty winds northeast. Highs today 55 to 65. Lows tonight mostly 30s. Highs Saturday 50s north 55 to 65 south portion. West of Continental Divide Widely scattered showers cool and windy today and tonight. Partly cloudy Saturday and a little warmer. Highs today 50s. Lows tonight 30s. Highs Saturday 55 to 65. HARROWS Midwest Lift-Up Lever controlled Flex and 5 ft. or ft. Coil Spring Harrows. Folding Harrow Draw Bars FENCE POSTS Pressure Treated Posts in various for fences and corrals. AVAILABLE NOW AT... General Farm Supplies Coutts Hlghway.Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 Ports of Times in Mountain Daylight Time opening and closing Carway 7 a.m. to 10 Chief Mountain Coutts open 24 Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 Kingsgate open 24 Porthill-Rykerts 7 a.m. until 11 Wild Horse 7 a.m. to 4 Rooseville 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Logan Pass. Only small change in July 8 ballot OTTAWA There'll be a small change in the black and white ballot used in the forthcoming general election but many people may not even notice. The redesigned before the Oct. election as part of broad Election Act will have slightly larger white circles in which voters make their marks for candidate preference. Chief Electoral Officer Jean-Marc Hamel says the circles on the 1972 ballot were a little too possibly creating problems for persons with poor eyesight. hope the larger circles will reduce quite substantially the number of spoiled The object of the new-type ballot is to have the white cir- the candidates' names and only free white space in which to make a mark. AII washed up Finance Minister Turner shows many expressions Budget bills in limbo By BUD JORGENSEN OTTAWA Virtually all the federal budget on which the government was defeated will not be Finance Minister John Turner said and the document becomes part of the Liberal party's election campaign platform. Sent into limbo are measures to extract an additional million in corporate tax much of it from the petroleum and mining industries. Also lost is the planned re- moval of the 12-per-cent sales tax on clothing and footwear plus larger personal income tax exemptions for low- earning citizens. smokers drinkers and buyers of big automobiles will get reprieve. Higher taxes on these items also have been shelved. the basis of the best constitutional advice I can it appears the budget has no Mr. Turner told a news conference. He said the government would reintroduce all the pro- posals in the budget if the gov- ernment is returned in the July 8 election. The issue of how best to fight inflation will be one of the main ones in the campaign. The Liberals say economic 'incentives to increase supply are needed while the Progressive Con- servatives favor controls to stop price rises. one of the clearest issues this country has had for some Turner said. In a statement released as the news conference Mr. Turner said all excise and income tax measures will not be implemented. MORE FOR BONDS One measure which will be implemented is a bonus plan to bring the yield of Canada Savings Bonds up to nine per cent. Traditional procedure has been for the revenue depart- ment to begin collecting at new tax rates announced in a budget and this budget was no exception. Mr. Turner said any extra tax money collected because of adjustments to lower rates between the time of the budget Monday night and 1p.m. Thursday would be refunded. Any money lost would be ignored. Prime Minister Trudeau had told reporters that the government intended to tell oil companies it appeared that a federal- provincial agreement to set petroleum product prices would remain in effect. The agreement establishes a two-price system for crude resulting in lower product prices. Progressive Con- servative Leader Robert Stanfield has pledged support of the deal if his party forms a government. Changes in tourist ex- amount of duty free goods that can be brought back from foreign not take effect. NOT ALL DEAD An announcement made in the budget that will be carried Mr. Turner said in re- sponse to a is a plan to ask mortgage lenders to ad- just down-payment require- ments so that mortgages granted on small down pay- ments will be confined to middle-and low-priced housing. It might be possible to make other changes proposed in the budget although the want of confidence motion passed by the House was on the he said. But would be con- trary to the will of Parliament to change taxes as proposed in that He said the document ries the weight and authority of the Liberal and he would campaign .on a statement similar to one made earlier by the prime minister. If the government is legislation proposed on income tax measures would be retroactive. Sales and excise tax proposals would become effective at the time new legislation was introduced. It would have made several changes to corporation most of which would have in- creased sharply the govern- ment's take from petroleum and mining companies. SAND gravel ASPHALT SAND and GRAVEL f Construction Co. PHONE 328-8196 4th CONSERVATION LOTTERY DRAW 1st. 1974 One Ton Ford Truck and Vanguard Camper Value J R Osborne. Edmonton 2nd. Larry Treicnel. Rollyview C G Edmonton Maureer Killam 5th. R A Bmett St. Albert 6th- E. Calgary 7th E. Lethbridge 81h Brian Koster. Lacombe 9th. Cindy Coaldale 10th. Bill Fort Macleod 11th. Gordon Marwayne 12th Richard Herrebos. Red Deer 13th. A. Edmonton 14th Bob Winnick. Calgary 15th. Al Edmonton 16th. Sandra J Fisher. Lethbridge 17th. John Innisfail 16th. Mrs. John Leamington. Ont 19th. Dorothy 20lh. A Lacombe 2ist Diane Edmonton 22nd' Les Blairmore 23rd Ivy Ferby. Bonnyville 24th J. W. Lacombe 25th- Ewald EARLY BIRD Bryan Red Deer 2nd G B. Yarrow. B C 3rd- Lyle Tindall. Sedgewick 4th Dennis Fodchuk. Edson 5th W Thomas Calgary. Courtesy of 'Sportsman' Tobacco these 5 persons have each won salmon fishing trip for two with Ted Peck CP Air Executive Jet. Thank you tor purchasing tickets ALBERTA FISH GAME ASSOCIATION AFFILIATED CLUBS 212-8031-1 OS Edmonton T6G 1E8 PRCEEDS FOR CONSERVATION Satisfaction. FILTER PLAIN MENTHOL The Department of National Health and Welfare advises that danger to health increases with amount smoked. ;