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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, May 13, 197: _ THE tETH BRIDGE HERALD _ 3 Tax rate cut By ROSS GIBB Herald News Service TABER A 4.8 mill reduc- tion in the basic taxation rato in the Taber MD resulted trom completion of the 1972 budget at ,1 recent meeting of the MD ccimcil. The basic rate affects rate- payers 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 2.0 mills. The council budgetlcd to maintain the general municipal services for which the levy re- mains 11.1 mills. General reductions in the lax rate for school and hospital re- qusilions are in part due to the variance between real and equalized assessments. Equalized assessments are based on last year's real as- sessment, while the taxation 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 lor 1972 and for 1971 (shown in brackets) for the various assessments fol- low: School foundation plan 31.5 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 municipal 11.1 (11 lire protection area 1, 1.5 and Fire Protec- tion Area 2, 0.8 The basic rate dropped from SO.l 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 and the use of surplus funds allowing for Ihe 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 with tomorrow's adults The local RCMP Invites all local citizens to visit its offices during Police Week. Open house will be held at the town RCMP office on Main St. Thursday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A special Invitation Is extend- ed to al] young people in the community lo visit the police office. Mrs, Gaytoii reviews work of sorority WARNER (HNS) Alpha Epsilon recently celebrated die 41st anniversary of Beta Sigma Phi's founding with a banquet for all members at the Warner Memorial Library. Forty-one years ago the first rhaplcr of the sorority was formed at Abilene, Kan. There are now about chapters and members in this country and U foreign countries and territories. Traditional ceremonies were observed. The chapter's yearly history was reviewed by Mrs. Kalhy Clayton. Mrs. Lorraine Kuchn honored new members Mrs. Fabicn Morton mid Mrs. Donna Warn- ock. Evangelism (HNS) A "re- vival evangelism crusade" will held in (he new Mennonilc lliclhrcn Church here from Sunday, May 21, to Sunday, M.-iy 28. .Services on (lie two Sundays will commence nt a.m. nml p.m. Weekdays sen-ices will begin al It p.m. llev. Hudy Boschman and Iho Messengers Quartet will lake ran, TOP GYMNASTS Virtuosos of Iho tumbling mat ore, from lefl, Margarel McDonald and Palli Kundorl, bolh of flie Crowsnest Pass; Heather Davis and Vol Adams, bolh from the soulhcast of Ihe province; tinda McGillis of Iho norlh central zone; ond Holly Amundsen of the casl central zone. Miss Kunderl won a gold medal and Miss McDonald look second place. The gymnasts are competing in Ihe third annual Alberla Schools Athletic Association Gymnaslics Tournament held at Edmonton recent What was that again? Show films MONARCH (IKS) Cecil Gordon and Dr. I. L. McFad- zen, both ot Lelhbridge, and Roger C. Freeman of Calgary, field representative ol the Ca- nadian Cancer Society, recently screened Ihrce films here on cancer. If was sponsored by Ihe Mon- arch Beavers Club- Lunch was served. Assign mayor COALDALE (IINS) Mayor A. F. Blakie will be council rep- resentative to the local hospital board planning commission. Mrs. John Van Dyk has been hired as the town office janitor. FORT POST Hoy 11'hHc, native son of Swift Current,, is the nrw sr-crctary- Ireasurcr for Trort Macleod. He succeeds Sid Dent, now working nt Calgary. Mrs. is the former Darlcnr, Oslrnn of r i c lu rr. Butle. Thrir daughter. Slicryl, IF a registered nurse. A son, Da- vid, attends Grarlr 12. Mr. While was a flying Instructor for the HCAF during the Sec- ond War. She replaces Mrs. Theodore Thys who recently resigned. The town has been adverlis- 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 al. S p.m. May 19. Ladies Aid MONARCH (HNS) Dorcas Ladies Aid of the Monarch Re- formed Churcli 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 acd 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 BELLEVUK (CNP Bureau) Mrs. Helen Long, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jepson of Bellevue, received a bache- lor 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 Lelhbridge for t h c past two rears. Bantam baseball COALDALE (HiXSI Ban- tam baseball lor 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 Ha.vs. Taber, Foremost, Burdeit and Vauxhall. The local teams will be known as Coaldale A, coac'v.d by Dean Cofell. and Coaldale B, coached by Rudy Poctlckcr. All league games will be played as double-headers Sun- day afternoons at 2 and 1 p.m. Home games for the Coaldale teams will be: Team A, May 14; B, 21; B, .lime 4; E. June IB; and A, June 21. Slide-on sandeV TABER (HNS) To combal the hazard of road oil rising to the road surfaces during ho weather, the Taber MD counci has purchased a slide-on sand er for use with the conventions gravel dump trucks. Tlie unit was purchased from an Ontario firm, King-Seagrave for The sandcr will also be usefii in sanding iced pavement in winter months. Sale succeeds The re cent spring tea, bazaar ani bake sale, sponsored by thi Coaldale Community Hospita Women's Auxiliary, realized Proceeds will go to providi new drapes for the hospital ant refurnish the waiting room. It was noled this was one o HID most successful events ii the five-year lu'story of Ihe iliary. President Mrs. .lames Fair expressed gratitude on bcha of the auxiliary for the "mar velous support received." PREPARE EIGHT, BLACK MATCHED HORSES Reliving Ihe old days, is tho name of the game at Fort Macleod. The town's historical association is ihining Ihe ipollighl on the North West Mounlcd Polica for centennial celebrations jet to begin in October, 1973, Young men in Iho original Mountie uniforms will rido eighl black horses as they guide visitors lo (he fort. Neil Balkham nils on Dandy. From left, Jim Isberg, chamber Darryl McKc-nna, Inrry l.nuder ond instructor Den Olson. They arc tryinq out for Iho Icam. Swihnrt Photo Shower held NATAL (HAS) A shower was held recently in honor of 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 shortly exchange mania g e vows with Rodney Beech, also of Sparwood. Iliajiked those attending the shower for the gifts. Fashion show NATAL (HNS) A capacily crowd recently attended a fash- ion show to sec new spring fash- ion lines available at Sparwood. It was held al the Sparwood Secondary School. Proceeds are to be donated to the Sparwood recreation com- plex fund. The amount raised was alwut Mrs. Bertlia Morgan supplied the fashion commentary. TAIiKIl (IINSI With seven, different millratcs applicable lo real properly in the Tuber' MD, a decree of confusion ex- ists in the MD office when lyx notices are prepared. Taxpayers generally support the public sclmot but a j few arc separate school .sup- porters' add arc subject to ;i higher millrale. Most ratepayer? arc In Ihe Taber General Hospital Dis- trict but some ai'C in the Lelii- bridgc Municipal Hospital Dis- trict and pay a lov.'er nilc. Some are in Fire Protection Area I, some are in FPA 2, and 3ome are ncl.. All ratepayers arc subject Lo: a basic 48.1 mills. Municipal i purposes, II.1; agricultural ser- vice board, 2.C; health unit ?..G; school foundation program 31.5: and Taber Foundation (Clcarvicw 0.9 mills. Public school supporters pay 17.2 supplementary and separ- ate school 19.3; Fire Protection Area collects 1.5 mills (ccn- I red al Taller) and FPA 2 0.3; mills (centred at Taber General llospilJil'.s .supplementary is (1.5 mills while the Lcthhridgc Municipal Open house for Horvatlis j Sunday FORT MACLEOD Mr. and Mra. Julius IlorvaUi of Foil Macleod will be honored from i 3 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 21, al; an open house at their home on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. Hospital collects 4.2 mills. Lcth- britigs Auxiliary Hospital mado no .'isscrsincnt this Tlmse in the public school ami Taber Imspihil area1; pay if in FPA I; 7-1.0 mills if in I'TA 2, and if in ntiilh- cr. All separate school er.s in Ibc MD are in the Taber hospital district and in I'TA 1. and their millrale is 77 -1 mills. An eighth millrale affcds pipe and poweiiincs within Ibe M1J boundaries, ;md concerns only those companies supplying such services. 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