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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, May 13, 197: THE LETHBRIBCE HERALD 3 Tax rate cut By ROSS GIBB Herald News Service TABEE A 4.8 mill reduc- tion in the basic taxation rate in the Taber MD resulted trom completion of the 1972 budget at a recent meeting ot the MD ccimcll. The basic rate affects rale- nayers supporting the Taber school division, the Taber General Hospital district, and Fire Protection Area No. 1. A further two-mill reduction Is in store for supporters of the Taber separate school district which reduced its supplement ary requisition by 2.3 mills. The council budgettcd t< maintain the general municipal services for which the levy re- mains 11.1 mills. General reductions in the tax rate for school and hospital rt qusitions are in part due to th variance between real and equalized assessments. Equalized assessments a based on last year's real sessment, while the taxatior levy is collected on the current rea'l assessment which this year took an upward swing as new assessments were added for the first time. Taxation levies for 1972 am for 1971 (shown in brackets, for the various assessments fol- low: School foundation plan 31 Taber school division 17.2 separate school dis- trict 19.3 Taber General Hospital, 8.5 Lethbridge Municipal Hospital 4.2 Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital 0.0 Taber Foundation (Clear- view Lodge 0.9 health unit 2.6 agricultural ser vice board 2.0 municipa 11.1 fire protection area 1, 1.5 and Fire Protec tion Area 2, 0.8 The basic rate dropped from 80.1 to 75.3 for ratepayers in the public school system, and from 82.2 to 77.4 for separate school supporters. The balanced budget calls for expenditures of anc the use of surplus funds allowing for the millrate reduc tion. Police week begins PINCHER CREEK (Special Canadian Police Week is being celebrated this year dur ing May 15 to 20. The theme is "partners will tomorrow's adults." Tho local RCMP invites al local citizens to visit its office during Police Week. Open house will be held at tin town RCMP office on Main St Thursday, May 13, from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. A special Invitation is extend ed to all young people in th' community to visit the polio office. Mrs. Clayton reviews work of sorority WARNER (HNS) Alph Epsilon recently celebrated th 41st anniversary of Beta Sigm Phi's founding with a banque for all members at the Warne Memorial Library. Forty-one years ago the firs chapter of the sorority wa formed at Abilene, Kan. There are now about chapters and member in tlu's country and 24 foreign countries and territories. Traditional ceremonies wer observed. The chapter's yearl history was reviewed by Mrs Kathy Clayton. Mrs. Lorraine Kuchn honorec new members Mrs. Fable Morton and Mrs. Donna Wan ock. Evangelism COALDALE (HNS) A "n vivnl evangelism crusade" wi be held in Ihe new Mennonit Urothrcn Church here fron Sunday, May 21, to Sunday May 28. Services on the two Sunday will commence at a.n mid p.m. Weekdays services will beg al it p.m. Kev. Rudy Roschman and th Messengers Quartet will lak part, TOP GYMNASTS Virtuosos of the tumbling mat are, from led, Margarel McDonald and Patli Kundort, both of the Crowsnest Pass; Hcatber Davis and Val Adams, both from the southeast zone of the province; Linda McGillis of Ihe north central zone: and Holly Amundsen of the easl central zone. Miss Kundert won a gold medal and Miss McDonald took second place. The gymnasts are competing in the third annual Alberta Schools Athletic Association Gymnastics Tournament held at Edmonton recent TABKR (HNS) With seven, liffcrent millratcs applicable to real properly in the Tiihcr' ilD, a degree of confusion cx- sts in tlic MU office when lax notices are prepared. Taxpayers generally support j .he public school sys'pin but a j few are separate school sup- porters and arc subject to a higher millrate. Most ratepayers arc in the Tabcr General Hospital Dis- rict but some arc in the Lctii- jridgc Municipal Hospital Dis- trict and pay a lower rate. Some are in Fire Protection Area I, some are in FPA and some are net. All ratepayers are subject to' basic 48.1 mills. Municipal i pin-poses, 11.1; agricultural ser-' vice board, 2.C; health unit 2.0; school foundation program 11.5; and Taber Foundation (Clcarview 0.9 mills. Public school supporters pay 17.2 supplementary and separ- ate school 19.3; Fire Protection Roundup of c- 11j- Show films MONARCH (HNS) Cecil Gordon and Dr. I. L. McFad- zen, both of Lethbridge, and Roger C. Freeman of Calgary, ield representative ot the Ca- ladian Cancer Society, recently screened three films here on cancer. II. was sponsored by the Mon- arch Beavers Club. Lunch was served. Assign mayor COALDALE (HNS) Mayor A. F. Blakie will be council rep- resentative to the local hospital joard planning commission. Mrs. John Van Dyk has been hired as the town office janitor. FORT POST Roy White, native son of Swift Current, Sask., is the new secretary- treasurer for Fort Macleod. lie succeeds Sid Bent, now working al Calgary. Mrs. White is tlic former Darlrnr. Oslrnp nf Picture Buttc. Their daughter, Slicryl, is a registered nurse. A son, Da- vid, attends Grade 12. Mr. White was a flying instructor for the RCAF during the Sec- ond World War. She replaces Mrs. Theodore Thys who recently resigned. The town has been advertis- ing for tenders for the former Economy Corner property which the town recently pur- chased. All interested develop- ers were to submit a proposal of their intent with the site and what they were prepared to spend on this development. Tenders will close at 5 p.m. May 19. Ladies Aid MONARCH (HNS) Dorcas Ladies Aid of the Monarch Re- formed Church recently held a Mother's Day tea. Mrs. Jack Piomp led devo- tions. Mrs. John Harber sang Amaz- ing Grace. "What Are was read by Mrs. John War- mink. Eldest mother Mrs. H. Veld- huis and new grandmother Mrs. John Moreman received rose bushes. Honor Mrs. Bartz MONARCH (HNS) The Monarch Beavers Club held its annual spring bazaar, bake sale and tea and presented a potted plant to Mrs. H. Bartz, eldest woman present. Elect Van Delft ELAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) Van Delft has been elected president of the newly- organized Home and School and Parent Teacher Federation in the Crowsnest Pass. Other officers include vice- president Roy Wilson of Blair- more; treasurer, Dick Wilkins of Bellevue; and secretary, Mrs. Molly Strickland of Cole- man. The federation will meet again in June when additional officers will be added to the executive. Wins degree BELLEVUE (CNP Bureau') Mrs. Helen Long, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jepson of Bellevue, received a bache- or of education degree from the University of Lethbridge, at exercises held in the city re- cently. Mrs. Long has been on the staff of the George McKillop School at Lethbridgc for the past two years. Bantam baseball COALDALE (HNS) Ban- tam baseball [or 13 and 14-year- olds has begun in the south county of Lethbridge area. Two teams were formed here to join the Centennial Baseball League comprising teams from Hays. Taber. Foremost, Burieit and Vauxhall. The local teams will be vnown as Coaldale A, coac'v.d by Dean Cofell. and Coaldale B, coached by Rudy Pocttckcr. All league games will be played as double-headers Sun- day afternoons at 2 and <1 p.m. Home games for the Coaldale teams Mill be: Team A, May 14; B, 21; B, .lime 4; E, June 18; and A, June 21. Slide-on TABER (HNS) To combat the hazard of road oil rising to the road surfaces during hot weather, the Taber MD council has purchased a slide-on sand- er for use with the conventional gravel dump trucks. The unit was purchased from an Ontario firm, King-Seagrave, for The sander will also be useful in sanding iced pavement in winter months. Sale succeeds The re- cent spring tea, bazaar and bake sale, sponsored by the Coaldale Community Hospital Women's Auxiliary, realized Proceeds will go to provide new drapes for the hospital and refurnish the waiting room It was noted this was one of Ihe most successful events in the five-year liistory of the aux- iliary. President Mrs. James Farr expressed gratitude on behalf of the auxiliary for the "mar- velous support received. Shower held NATAL (HNS) A shower was held recently in honor o; Miss Debbie Moorman, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Moorman of Sparwood. The evening was spent with guests playing games of bingo The bride to be, who will shortly exchange marria g e vows with Rodney Beech also of Sparwood. thajiked those attending the shower for the gifts. Fashion show NATAL (HNS) A capacilj crowd recently attended a fash ion show to sec new spring fash- ion lines available at Sparwood It was held at the Sparwooc Secondary School. Proceeds are to be donated to the Sparwood recreation com pies fund. The amount raised was about Mrs. Bertha Morgan suppliec he fashion commentary. PREPARE EIGHT, BLACK MATCHED HORSES Reliving Ihe old days, is tho name- of tho game at Fort Macleod. Tho town's historical association is shining the spotlight on the North West Mounted Police for centennial celebrations set to begin in October, 1973. Young mon in tho original Mountie uniforms will rido cighl black horses as they guide visitors to the Fort. Neil Balkham tits on Dandy. From left, Jim Isberg, chamber Darryl McKenna, tarry Lnuder nnd instructor Deo Olson. They arc trying out for Ihe team. Swihart Photo What was that again? Area collects 1.5 mills (cen- tred at Tabcr) and FPA 2 0.3 mills (central at Tabcr General llospiljil's supplementary Is 8.5 mills while the Lcthbridge Municipal Open house for Horvaths Sunday FOItT MACLEOD Mr. and Mrs. Julius Horvath of Fort! Macleod will be honored from i 3 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at; an open house at their home on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. I Hospital collects 4.2 mills. Lcth- bridcs Auxiliary Hospital maclo no as.scsMin'nt this year. Those in Ihc public school and Tabcr hospital areas pay mills if in FI'A 1; 7-t.e mills if in FI'A 2, ami if in neith- er. All separate school support- ers in Ihc Tabcr MD are in the Taber hospital district and in FPA 1, and their millrate is 77.4 mills. An eighth millrate affects pipe and pfnverlines within the Ml) boundaries, and concerns only those companies supplying such services. SINK DftKSS In courtship, the male crab spider may wrap his prospec- tive mate loosely in silk. HONORED Mrs. Annie Brcwstcr, 91, of Fort Mac- leod, was honored by Trinity United Church Women at a supper attended by 70 women from Pinchcr Creek, Gran- iim, Brocket. Lethbridge, Fort Macleod, and Pcndlcton, Ore. Mrs. Brcwstcr has b e e D a member of the church choir since 1303. ANNOUNCES THE MAY SALE OF SALES ALL PASSENGER, TRUCK AND TRACTOR TIRES AT LOW, LOW PRICES BUY NOW AND SAVE BALANCE ON THE HOFMANN COMPUTERIZED BALANCER All TIRES GUARANTEED RADIALS INCLUDED ON SALE LEONARD TIRE MART LTD. 1902 2 Avenue S. Phone 327-3580 "WE KNOWINGLY UNDERSELL" MALT LIQUOR O'KEEFE BREWING COMPANY LIMITED These arc the extras you'll discover cvr.ry open a bottle of O'Kcefc's Extra Old Slock Malt Liquor. 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