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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THE UTHBRIDOE HERALD Wednesday, November 17, 1971 clashes with Benson at conference the I'resi- of the singer's under-world con- aw was iioltach moved Humphrey lo inemlier of quietly cut him out of his cain- one wh.o paign. i The dismissal, adiied to the i treatment he had received un- der Ihe Kennedys, soured Sina- tra on many Democrats, and in he supported Republican have lie-en reading in the news- papers between you and your darling wife." Morelti wrote. "liomembcr you have a decent wife and children. Von should Willie Moon.. S li o r 1 1 y thereafter, Morel- li. his mental health weakened disaree with West cousins two westernmost provinces ap- pearcd far apart from their he very happy. Regards to all. Cou3ms Tuesday as the I M' !lf Mlj'I'lint II IU JILIUm I'll I li. Kon-'ld lii-M'an for re-election by advanced syphilis, was shot California, i I to death by fellow Mafiosi, who Ming witli Harry feared that he would talk, i-id iii lira Sinatra I Sinatra may have reflected on (he fate of his old friend with some trepidation, hut long ire this Ins contacts with three -d a y federal-provincial conference on the economy moved into lough discussions of financial arrangements between I Ottawa and the provinces. Following British Columbia i Premier W. A. C. Bennett, who proposed abandonment of cqual- paymenfs in favor of a coniacis bad reached 10 guaranteed annual income pro- p of the Mafia lad-! gram, Premier Peter Loughecd S'llvatore i of Alberta called for reasscss- who i ment of federal efforts to stimu- irkv I lale slower-growth regions and rteil I an end to federal-provincial II' shared-cost programs, in Mr. Loughecd, presenting the un' views of his new Conservative I government for the first time at to raise standards of the, equalization formula being Hrrmm nn in renlace the present r World War is final years in le did not give IIP in Mafia affairs, i ,1, tx.-.i.M i ni-pmiers' conference, said iSsllHSlSiiJ-.s-s a free agent. in Luciano's Naples apartinen a gold cigarette case with this inscription: "To my dear pal Lucky, from his friend. I-'rank iinr.lra." ing ,'i s emnr.e: Sinatra them. Sinatra's favors to his gang- ster friends have not been sole- ]v of a financial nature. The re- port Indicates that sometime in a tv.Yniv-cigl-.i-year-old di- vorcee acquaintance of Sina- tra's w.-.s introduced to Chicago mobster ?am Ciicinrana. the man who later complained about the FBI agents tailing him. C-iancana, a short, bald man with a harmless-looking smile and a mild manner, was rcject- a psychopath. At 15 he was sent to ja'il for auto theft, and by the time he was twenty he had been questioned in connection with three murders. Giancana does not look like a Don Juan, bul he has an eye for beautiful women. He been widelv seen and photo- graphed in the company of Ph'-Tas McG'jire. of the singing McGuire sisters, lie was so p'eased with Hie companionship of the young dhorcee to whom Sinatra introduced him that he showered her wiih expensive gifts, including a new Thunder- bird sports ear In Sinatra pcrtormed at given in Madison never explained why he le: such a valuable prop- erly go. hut the much re- pealed among the underworld. v. as that Willie Mnretti showed up a: IVirsey's dres: one night, put a cui d ieaiier's month, gestcd that he sell contract. The price dollar. Me.retti cor.tinned to lake a paternal interest in Sinatra, anil eleven years later when the gossip columns were full of the news ;hat the singer was going to divorce his first wife. Nancy, and many Ava Gardner, the nannster fired off a telegram of advice to Sinatra: "I am verv ir.uch surprised what I 'nt! unsuccessful or, at best, have resulted in marginal or sporadic improvement." In the meantime, areas of abundant resources had Iwen Thev c-'n't b- all that bad.' hampered in their attempts to That's the service Sinatra ren- shift to labor-intensive second- He ary industry1 because of an em- as-: pliasis on aid to Uie slow-growth You'd think a guy like areas. Si-ntr-i w-oukl care about that.' An evaluation of these at- i'.ut he doesn't. He doesn't give tempts had to be made before any new arrangement on equali- zation payments is reached, he try poorer provinces But he said there had to be a "reasonable limit" on these ex- penditures, which were re- flected in other federal policies such as cost-sharing in health care and post-secondary educa- tion programs. Ottawa should withdraw gradually from these areas and give the provinces full responsibilily for financing and setting of standards. Premier Allan Blnkency of Saskatchewan, who urged the federal government to expand equalization payments to in- clude municipal revenues, told reporters that questioning of equalization by the richer prov- inces is "not uncommon when the so-called 'have' provinces are under economic pressure, as they are now." However, he looked askance at provinces backing out of shared-cost programs in favor of increased provincial tax room, saying this might eventu- ally lead Ottawa into scrapping the programs altogether. llr. Blakency's view coin- cided with that of Premier Ed Schreycr of Manitoba, who also urged that municipal revenue levels be included under the drawn up to replace the present system expiring March 31, 1972. REJECTS CEILINGS Mr. Kdircyer also described proposals to put ceilings oa health care ai'.d post-secondary education costs as "totally un- acceptable." The Western provinces were rebuffed in attempts to have changes made in the new fed- a damn." NEXT: Matia Women Reprinted with permission said of McGraw-Hill Book Com- j WON'T FORCE Cl t nany the hook THE MAFIA IS NOT AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOY- ER by Nicholas Gage. Copy- right 1971 by Nicholas Gage. eral lax Ml Commons. now before the. Mr. Blakcney, who criticized it as a half-way atterr.pt to de- vise "a system based on abilitv to went along with Fi- nance' Minister E. J. Benson's determination to have Hie legis- lation implemented by its Jan. 1, 1972, target date. The province was disap- Dowry their own Ders ROME (Renter) Italian 1 girls who receive a dowry when Mr 'Lougheed told reporters! they get married no longer 'should be obliged to hand the money over to their husbands, an Italian parliamentary com- mittee decided Tuesday. Now the Italian civil code states that usually any money given to the wife as a dowry by her parents becomes the husband's prop- er I Y. his province would make no at- tempt to force a reduction in the equalization grants through which the federal government redistributes the tax dollar to ring in this Alpine country. eieners. "from German'middle- Fours to the Ticino for potential UD for sale is about an acre. class businessmen buying vaca- buyers. One agency boasts ot ,__ tnicnllina jihnnt a mlllii TI flotlars flying in this Alpine country. eiener. including the 130-year-old hos-; tion retreats in sunny Ticino to j sellin pice or lodging on the St. Got i Arab oil sheiks ordering con-1 thard pass. That is the most fa- i struction of elaborate palaces mous Alpine crossing, and a fronting on Lake Geneva, legendary symbol of Swiss his- i A rush for land in southern nas: lory. In" two World Wars St. Switzerland prompted federal Gotthard was chosen as the j legislation 10 years ago that centre of a huge alpine rrduit cr makes all real estate buying by fortified holdout from which Ihe foreigners subject to cantonal S.viss army planned to put up approval, all-or-t resistance against Ger-; But most cantons use a gener- about a mi'lliin dollars of Swiss property per tour. Prices are stiff. A three-bed- room condominium apartment overlooking the lake in Lugano may cost more than S100.000. A villa on the shore would never draw less than S250.000. Land prices, soaring anyway, man invasion. Now a dozen Germans as well as a armed witb made plans to move peacefully into the area. Owner Emmanuele Salada sells jump to breathtaking heights wherever foreign buyers turn up. Drill record hole MOSCOW (Renter) Scien- tists at the Soviet Union's Vos- tok Antarctic base have set a world record bv drilling feet into the ice. Tass news agency rcpo'-ted Wednesday. The shaft, sunk with a newly developed thermo-drill, went 82 feet deeper than Ihe previous record set in Greenland by U.S. specialists, it said. IS SENT TO PRISON ___ MOSCOW (Renter) Eight- een employees of a state com- munications firm in the Crimea have received sentences of up to 14 years for embezzlement, the Soviet newspaper Stroitelnya Gazeta reported Tuesday. It said the employees embezzled a total of about U c. i mi., 11, tjuner Eiuunanueie i-umuii. ui, Square Garden by the Ameri- j Wi10 js 55 wants to retire, can-I t a 1 i a n An'j-Defamalion I says an advertisement in a Ger- l.eagiie. However, in vicsv of mrin ji-turnal drew 1" bids as his linden'. orM contacts, the i high as choice of Sinatra to head a i Xurich m its holding 'CPi Salada S-T-R-E-T-C-H States shocked evervone j soon be in foreign hands. The .ai.es suuce everyon. soon e n oregn ans. e Before long. Sinatra resigned newspaper launched a "save the ronto, to a Toronto group for an undisclosed price. fronT'the 'league. (Later, when Salacla's holding represents 98 .Too Colombo founded the Ital-] Regional authorities observed Per cellt "f the 730-828 ian-Amonea.n Civil Rights that the "cradle of the confeder- j s-hares of the company. League in Sinatra gave it ation stood at the Gotthard and his full support.) just because of the Gotthard In 186" Sinatra tried to make Swiss freedom was born centu- The .stock will be sold to group that includes members of _ ths Del Zotto family, who are a political comeback in the ries ago." I active in real estate and Morris Democratic party. He joined PREFERS SWISS i Arbus and Louis Bregman, the campaign drive of presi- i Lombard; says lie would pre- i major shareholders of Bagel dentiai contender Hubert Hum-, fer a Swiss buyer. He has failed King Ltd., Home Bread Bakery phrey and scheduled a series of: to arouse much interest, among j and Pie Tree Ltd. fund-raising concerts for his his countrymen, but there is Fanners, Canadian Food Products oper- ates bakeries and restaurants in Ontario and Quebec. Its 1970 sales were about S19 million. By JOHN HAY OTTAWA 'CPi Farm fami- Minister E. J. Benson, would go at least part way to meet com- plaints from both sides of the piaini.s rrom oom siue lies and others inheriting prop- j ]lousc a Hot justice ADELAIDE, Australia (neu- ter) The sun-baked mining town of Coober Pcdy, about 500 miles north of Adelaide, faces a magistrates the courthouse is too hot. The town's five honorary justices of The, amendment would allow posed by Mr. Mahoney Tuesday heirs np to six years to pay the new capital gains tax on the property. The bill originally called for payment within one year of the owner's deatl would permit railwaymcn to de- duct from their income the costs of bunking down away from home. Mr. Mahoney said outside the The change would bring the I House that, a gap in railway contracts left workers with the expense of living while on the road. ision in line with the existing federal estate lax, which also James Aylett said temperatures in the court reached 120 degrees in mid-summer. CAI'TL'RE 8 TLTAMAROS MONTEVIDEO, U r u g u a y (Renter) Police, captured eight Tunamaros urban guerril- allows six yi.'irs r payment. The tax bill would abolish Ihe estate lux. The proposed change, ini.ro- i WOI-KI is me ai. iwnn n.-in-u mi i..j. MI.M, dnccd by Pat Mahoncy, parlia- lina's Black Mountain Club. It's the Tupaniaros were trying to mentary secretary to Finance T-1.1 yards. I steal drugs from the surgery. MIIIT longest golf hole in the i world is the 17IJ] at. 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But "it also contains provisions which create disin- centives to maintaining the family ,'arm in Alberta and I" developing Alberta's resource industries with Canadian funds." LOUGHEED DISAGREES The Alberta premier clashed with Mr. Benson when the fi- nance minister told the closed meeting all 10 provinces are in broad agreement with the struc- ture of (lie new tax system, evi- denced by the willingness of all the provinces except Quebec to continue their arrangements whereby Ottawa collects their income taxes. In a statement released out- side the closed meeting, Mr. Lougheed said Ihe fact that Al- bei-ta had continued its agree- ment did not mean acceptance of the new tax bill. Ottawa's timetable for imple- menting the new legislation "had given the province of Al- bert a rn choice and no alterna- tive other than lo enter into the lax collection agreement at this time." 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