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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta -Triunday, May 18, 197} THE 1ETHBR1DOE HERALD 3 TABKU (HNS) Tiiher liomccnviin-f will avcr- nge of W more in pmiicrly taxes this yoiir ns the. direct ro- ult of an incmisp in millr.ilc adopted along with tlie 1372 esti- mates of revenue and turn liy town council. The Inxiilinn raLo on real properly was advanced from 8-1 to mills on n divided vote, while the business tax rale re- mained at. 23 mills. Council had tentatively ap- proved a budget a week ago based on retaining tho 84 mill- rate and an estimated surplus of just under However, a number of possible expendi- tures were brought to light Which prompted the councillors to vote "lor a lillle ci'shion In improve the town's cash posi- tion." Mayor Arthur II. Avcry was the sole opponent to the in- crease, suggesting lhat Hie town can get by on (he [14 mills with some careful plannini; of the year's expenditures'. Secretary treasurer Tom An- ton told the council that tlie one jnill increase result in a in faxes on the basis fiat NIC average residen- tial assessment is about As expressed by one member of council. "If is belter to raise Die rale by one njill this year, rather than run into trouble and have tn add three or four mills in 1073." Tn home owners face an added increase in faxalion when tlie general assessment (to be made this yean goes into ef- fect. On the pallern set by council for evaluation of resi- dential properly, of adding S7.50 per front foot to the present assessment, the average 00 fool properly will be taxed an addi- tional M Tlie distribution of the 85 mills approved by council, com- pared with 1371 estimates, is: municipal (31.151, educa lion hospitals (8.911, health unit (2.23) and home for Ihe aged total 115.00 The new millralc is cxpcclcd to return to civic coffers a tolal lit including from real property, from business fax, from front- age taxes, and mainte- nance tax, j Doug Slewarl I unopposed I CRANBROOK (Special 1 Okanagan Koolenay fedora' constituency Liberal association has nominated Douglas Stewart. Kimberlcy lawyer and silling member for re-election. Hi: nomination was unopposed, i This vast 700 mile horse- shoe shaped riding runs from Crowsnesl and Flalhcad through Fcroic, Cvanhrook, Kimberley. Upper Columbia lo Golden and Ihc Dig Bend, then flevelstoke, Sicamous and Vernon. Jn Hllifl Mr. Stewart's initial nomination required five bal- lots. Guest at the convention was David Anderson, at presenl member of Parliament but can- didate for British Columbia Lib- eral leadership at a convention at Penliclon later tliis monlli Okanagan Kootenay NDP has already nominated P c L c r Maksylewicii, Vernon contract- or, in a unique method, progres- sive meetings at key points in the massive constituency where sccvcl ballot of delegates, was taken, and then tallied on com- pletion of the circuit. reat 'Family living' session tackles money management COALDALE (HNSI 'Tam- ilv sponsored by ths Coaldale Home and School and [he extension service of the Al- bcrla department of aericul lure, will discuss money man- agement May It is held at p.m. in the Kale Andrews High School each Monday. Ihc final session is slated for June 5. The topic will be After Fifty. A Good Slice of Life. Guest speakers will be Mr. and .Mrs. A. Ji. Palmer of LcLh- bridge. The film, Where Mrs. Whal- ley Lives, will he shown. Mrs. Edna Clarke, regional home specialist, Caigary gives Hie inlroductory remarks at each session. Landslide kills 20 Band concert Friday BOGOTA (Hculcr) At least 20 persons have died in land- slides and floods caused by riv- ers bursting their banks in n o r I h e r n Colombia, reports reaching here said Tuesday. I The floods flattened numerous rural dwellings in the Iiluzo rc- LOALDALE (UN'S) The somc nortn ot Bo. Plcure Bulle High School Band will present a concert for stu- (Icnls in Llic R. I Baker School at a.m. Friday. The Baker Brass will join the j visiting band in several selec-1 to is. The Picture Bullc band has 100 musicians while the Baker group has 40. Ross Harvey will conduct Ihe Picture Bufle Band and his fa- ther, Clifford Harvey, will di-: reel the Baker Brass. I More district pages 21. :io, :ji and THE THRILt THAT COMES ONCE IN A LIFETIME John Korthuis, 14, of Picture Bulte, is a happy boy. His parents, tloyd and Grace Korthuis, bought him this 19-year-old mare, Revel Maureen, a registered Welsh Mountain Pony. She presenled the hoy wilh this nifty little colt, discovered lying in the grass on a fine sunny morning recenlly at the farm at Piclure Butte. School days approaching fast for little icllom Croivsnest Pass Bureau NEWS CIRCULATION JOB PRINTING Vernon Decoux, Resident Rep., Bloirmore Phone 562-2149 PHOTO FINISHING PHOTO FINISHING PHOTO FINISHING FOCUS POINTS "WE CAN'T THINK OF A BETTER TIME" Than holiday lime and thai neani ihii weekend, wlielher you plan a jaunl to Walerton to participate drive. Take your camera olong. STOCK UP ON Avoid disappointment. You don I1 need lo any pictures for any reasonl LET US TEST YOUR AND WHEN THE HOLIDAY IS OVER, BRING US YOUR FILM FOR PROCESSING REPLACEMENT FILM OR 20% DISCOUNT ON B ond W OR COLOR PRINT PROCES- SING. J 1224 3rd Ave. S., 327-2673, 327-2565 PHOTO FINISHING PHOTO FINISHING PHOTO FINISHING COALDALE (HNS) James Parks, principal of ft. I. Baker School, reported recently a mimher of interesting and 1m aortant events are upcoming at lis school and other schools .icrc. The kindergarten for the 1972- 73 term heginners will be held at the John Davidson and R. 1. Baker School May 2-f, 25 and 26. It is for all puhlic school clu'l- drcn who will he six hcforc Feh. 28, 1973, the age limit rcgula- mn in the County of L e t h- bridge. The purpose ol these classes to help the youngsters look 'onvard lo coming hack this !all instead nf being afraid of what it will he tike. i The cross country races have been run by the junior i high hoys and girls at Baker. V'or the boys it was 2Vi miles and the girls distance was ]'z miles. The County of Lcthbridge I JIIK UL XJC.LIIU1 KigC (rack meet for all students. Grades 5 to 12, Mill be held Saurclay, May 27, at tlie Kato Andrews High School. A .spi ing concert will be prc- Fcnlcd at p.m. Tuesday, May 30. in the R. I. Baker School for tbo public. Choral Brass, McGrath at the Baker school. It will be (or parents and in- terested public. Friday, June 1C, the Baker Brass will travel to present con- certs at the Readymarie, Sunny- side, and Hardieville schools. Friday, June JG is the date for the final R. 1. Baker Junior High Student Union dance. II will take place al the school. The Grades 4 swim program for students in Baker, J o h n Davidson and St. Joseph's and all other county schools is now in operation. The Grade 4 students from the south half are bused lo the Fritz Sick Pool, Lcthbridgc, while those in Ihc north portion of Ihe county go to the Picture Butte swimming pool. A number of social studies and science field trips are planned, reports Mr. Parks. Join in the Fun one! the Savings during our CROWN Eight attend NOBLEFOHD (HNS) The! monthly meeting of the Noble- ford United Church Women was j held in the church basement wilh eight members attending. Mrs. Isobella Stollcr was in charge of the devotions (or the evening. A report was given on the rp- This car is in immaculate condition. Don't miss this chance to save.NOW ONLY proups and Die Baker from the school, will be per-; suits of the rummage sale held forming a variety of sclcc- j in April. lions. A report was made that the The evenings of June 7 and 3 there will be a drama presen- tation by Murray Robison's mission parcel had been sent lo Angola, Africa. The decision lo have a horti- j COUTTS HIGHWAY 327-3165 LETKBRIDGE Having a great time? Celebrate with a great wine. Like Mauna Kai. It's an inspired blending of light grape wine with exciting tropical fruit flavours. Serve well chilled. It's so versatile lhatanylime'sa great lime for... drama students and an art (Us-1 culture show this summer piny by the students of William I tabled until the next meeting. Castle Wines Limited. These Are The LethBridge COUNTRY NEWS Correspondents in Your Area VAUXHAU MRS. PAT POWCR5 P.O. Box STIRLING RUTH ZAUGG Grnccnl Delivery TABER ROSS GIBB P.O. Box 3187 TYRRELL'S LAKE MRS. MART HAMLINO P.O. Box 97, Wrsnihom WARNER MRS. PEARl LIEBELT General Deliviry Conine! Ihrss peopVn lor your Dislricl Nowt or Clauifiad Advortlilng See The Great Line-Up For Travel '72 Molorh' Choose from four models. The distinctively Ed and beautifully appointed 25 foot and 22 fool motor economical io drive Mini- Home or (he ottrncfive compact van conversion unit. Before you buy any other to sec Hnico, You'll be glnd you diril See Also Our Complete Line Of 1972 SKYLARK Trailers and Campers ON DISPLAY NOW! ;