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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta luesday, May 22, 1973 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 15 Ottawa has reached 'limit' money By STEWART MACLEOD OTTAWA prov- says a federal official, "obviously want to push us to the limit in terms of getting revenue. "Well, we've reached that limit. That's He was talking abut the fed- eral offer to restructure health- care costs, giving the provinces more flexibility along with a greater transfer of funds. At first glance it is a complex scheme, geared to the gross na- tional prod'Jct, involving the transfer of income tax points and excise taxes. A few wesks ago, it was given the cold shoulder by provincial health and finance ministers, many of w'ism didn't have time to study all the implications when it was presented to a fed- eral-provincial conference by Health Minister Marc Lalon-da and -Finance Minister John Turner. Next week it falls into the lap of provincial presniers, who will spend three days meeting here with Prime Minister Trudeau. Despite ths earlier reaction, federal officials are surprisngly optimistic the scheme will be salvaged. Those officials say they are getting the impression through various ccmmunicatiuns thst the provinces, on closer exam- ination, are warming to the pro- posal. The premiers, unlike the health ministers a few weeks ago, will come to the three-day conference fully familiar with ths proposed program. Differing from many other federal propositions, this ap- pears to be one case in which Ottawa will not go to great lengths to salvage an accom- modation. Since the new scheme would cost the federal treasury an additional bil- lion over the next five years, of- ficials say the existing shared- ccst arrangement "looks more attractive every day." So far as increasing the fed- eral contribution goes, says one official, "this is the end of the road." The only room for ac- commodation is in the techni- calities. The financing of health pro- grams, second item on the con- fsrence agenda, appears to be ths only area of controversy. The federal attitude is that Ot- tawa can afford to adopt a stiff stance, particularly from a po- litical point of view. The provinces have been ask- ing for more flexibility and more money and this, in ths view of officials here, is what the federal government is offer- ing. Even if confrontations de- velop over this issue, it almost certainly will be overshadowed by ether more agreeable ac- complishments. For instance, the first item on the agenda, a review of the new proposed social-security system, is clearly destined to produce provincial praises, since the new federal scheme has been hailed enthusiastically. There can scarcely be any flare-ups over the question of regional economic development, because Regional Expansion Minister Don Jamieson is nego- tiating villh the provinces to- ward decentralization of bis de- partmer.t This, generally, is what the provinces want and the conference is unlikely to disrupt current discussions. Nine provinces have sug- gested a discussion of the econ- omy, ar.d the federal govern- ment is delighted with the pros- pect. Finance Minister Turner is said to be preparing a higlily- cplimistic report en the eco- nomic cutlook, clouded only by continuing concern over in- flE'.icn. The way some officials see it, thsre are few areas in which the federal government can get sragged politically next week. In keeping with our policy of a fine line oF good used furniture, we offer for Auction this week large Fairbanks plotform weigh i boxes new cedar shingles; 26 baseball bats; Telescope) Polaroid cam- era; Bird cage; High chair; Vacu-jm cleaners and floor pol- ishers; Electric fan; Floor lamps and pole lamps; Trikes- New bathtub; 9' x 12' dark green ruo; Pridges; 4 and 3 drawer dressers; Trailer hitch; Camp cot; Cclemon lamp; 8 track stereo; Baby Buggy; Smoke stand; Wringer washers; 21 sets of new orlon seat covers; screen; Chesterfields; Occasional chairs; Lots of beds; Coffee tables; Chrome chairs; Sewing machine; Electric and gas heaters; Mony suitcases; Fine line of glass end chincwcre; Tent; Davenport; Ranges; New hand tools; Lawn Selection of Tele- visions; Good line of small appliances; Small pool table; Kitchen Small apartment size gas range; 8 ft. wood slabs (by the Pyramidal! and French liloc and many more items too numerous to list. Oak mirrored sideboard Solid mahogany card table Beautiful buffet Dinette suite wirh hutch 3 cak chairs Bentwood chair China cabinet Spinning wheel G.r" T! s home par cure UDOC social G- ;idon1s comment wcs spoited last week at ovo, 12 miles west of Ecimonfon. The sign c of the park for litter bugs. onii-ancs to a mobile -'vises that (his is ths NEXT ANTIQUE AND BYGONE SALE: Saturday, June 16th, 1973 For further information cail 327-1222 Auctioneer: JOHN BEREZAY-No. 903 Conductor resigns II ROYAL DIGITAL Xfi PRINTING CALCULATOR Performs All Mcjor Functions addition, sub- traction, chain, mixed and percent calculation. Quiet, Compact, Easy to Operate-the perfect calculator ot ony desk. Come in and try it. The way we figure it you'll be glad yoa did. Regularly priced ct 415.00. PRE INVENTORY SPECiAL AVAILABLE NOW AT Scga T, 319 7th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-4591 TORONTO fCP) An- ceri, conductor r.r.cl music di- rector ol ths Sym- phony, has decided to resign his prefer.: cor.li pres August. 1975. The decision. by continuing ill health, was Friday bv F. McEachren, president of the Tnron-.a Mr. Anceri, hcs been pla- gued by heailii nil season, forcing him to curtail He contracted last summer of tor a pearance the Sym- phony Orchestra. The conductor's illnesses pa back to he s camps the Scenic! lem, diabetes troubles. He took over as the sym- phony's in ir'-n, Succeeding Sciji Ozawa v.ho he- came of t.he San Francisco Symphony. "We are deeply conscious of the very great, contribution maestro has mar'1.' mr scene in Mr. Anceri will remain in To- ronto, hi.s association wiih the Tiirc.nlo Symphony nfter his "Right now T I'cel very nv.ch in resci of resl, sr> I son will be considerably easier thon the pa-.'. "There is slill so nnic-li I i to do vviJi the He, made his horns here in 19o8 tha i-.vurlrrl Czechoslovakia. Prior to that ho for only nan. of j the Toronto season nr.d'was In i ro.ain his n.-ml cs :r.i- ductor of the Chechoslovakian j Philharmonic in Prague. YOUR CARTON OF OLJ on 7 TO14 PRIZES OF SUNBEAM HOME APPLIANCES GIVEN AWAY EVERY WEEK Your entry coupon is in any carton in every carton of the Alberta Fresh Eggs you buy this week. Fill in your name and address, and mail to Post Office Box 4200, Calgary 3, Alberta. Winners are drawn from the week's entries every Thursday through May 31. LAST WEEK'S WINNERS OF SUNBEAM FRYPAN S. VV.-i'is 9432 Almond Crescent, Calgary Hiicn 8012 110 St., Edmonton Ma.-rison 6432 Trcgillur, St., Calc-ary WiNNERS Mrs. D. MciVnushton Box 184, Drumhellcr Wrs. D. Ar.-iell 464 Winterbourne Cr. S.E., Calpary Mrs. G. 8843 1.50 Ave., Edmonton fv'rs. S. Windsor- 503 10021 116 St., Edmonton DOUBLE YOUR SUNBEAMS Buy TWO cartons of Alberta fresh eggs and put the entry coupons from EACH car- ton in ONE envelope you could win TWO Sunbeam appliances: the regular one for that week and your choice of one other week's Sunbeam prize. DOUBLE THEVALUiOF YOUR FOOD MONEY A 2-egg serving of grade A large eggs gives your family the highest quality protein available, at a cost of approximately per serving. V SEVEN DAYS OF SUNBEAMS .ONE FOR EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK... LIKE YOU LIKE YOUR EGGS! Sunnyside Up Contest for Seven Days of Sunbeams Every Week is sponsored by RTA EGG AND FOWL MARKETING BOARD Deluxe 5-Speecf Mixmaster HAND MIXER And If You DOUBLE YOUR SUNBEAMS You Win This Week's Prize PLUS YOUR CHOICE OF: Sunbeam De-tuxe Sunbeam De-luxe 2-Slice Fully Automatic Buffel-Style ELECTRIC TOASTER tLECTRIC Sunbeam 12-cup Stainless Steel HECTRIC COFFEE PERCOLATOR Sunbeam 3-way tLECTRIC CAN SHARPENER ;