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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta J6 THE lETHQRlDGI HERAIP SnlUlday, Odobtr 38, 1972 (Irani hike wauled Municipalities seek study on assessments., taxation PUZZLED SHOPPERS A. D. Kordash, a Foremost schoolteacher, is just one of Ihe many puzzled shoppers who walched the live mannequins to see how long they could conlinue not moving a muscle. There are five al- Icgelher, mc'mncrs of a local department store's leen council who originated the gimmick. The girls are Judy MacFarlenc, above, Dalyce Martin, Marlin Malkin, Joyce Haraga and Susan Snell, They work In half-hour shifts, and hold liio modelling stints approximately every monlhs. Ervin Photos Polls open Monday 8 a.iu to 7 p.m. rers must give voters 4 hours The Elccliou Act f stales lhat employers must give employed volurs four consecu- tive hours while the polls arc open in u-ir.eh lo vote, says Kcl Davidson, returning officer for I' tf UHhbridgc electoral dirUria. Polk arc ?Jonday from B a.m. to 7 p.m. "I'd encourage eve.yone to pet out and exercise their right to said Mr. Davidson. "The country lias gone to great ends to give people every op- portunity lo vole and to protect this right from any form of election hrmky panky." Whore to vote informalion is wriltcn on slips sent to every city household with the prelim- inary voters lisl. Yoling lisLs are also posled In conspicuous public places. A complete "noticR of grant of poll" listing all poHijig stations in the electoral district is post- ed at every post office in the riding. Liquor slorcs will be closed duriug voting hours, but those that normally remain open until p.m. will open at 7 p.m. when the polls close. Business and government of- fices will close Monday at a variety of times, depending on when employers decide to allow employees lo vote. City hall vail close at 3 p.m. (o allow employees io vote. The Alberta motor vehicle branch will close at 3 p.m., while the Alberta Health Care Insurance office will close nt The Canada Manpower and Lethbridge constituency Where they are WHEELS AT NOMINAL COST For Further Information Phone 327-7990 Ken Hurlburt, Progressive Conservative wilt cover the Lelh- bridge riding all (iay Saturday. He will visit Pinchcr Creek, Fort Macleod, Gmnum, Cards- Ion, Coaldale, Picture Bullc, Carmangny, Uaroiis, Noble- ford and Lethbridge. Sunday he wit] attend a Meet Your Candidate coffee party from I p.m. to G p.m. Ln Fort Macleod. Monday he vote before re- .uming to Ihe PC headquarter: n Lethbridgc about 7 p.m. Keith Hancock, Social Credit, will be in Ixjtlibridge Saturday. Sunday the Hancock family wili attend the Harrold Flem- ing benefit hockey game anc Monday will be spent travel- ling to all the polling stations throughout the Lethbridge rid- ing. Andy Russell, Liberal, will attend a meeting in Brocket a 7 p.m. Saturday. Sunday he will attend Ihe benefit hockey game for Ihj Harrold Fleming family at Henderson Ic Centre. Monday he will vote in Pincher Creek, visiting polling Cheque missing Cily police are investigating the disappearance of an en dorsed cheque payabl lo the Alberta Retired Teach crs1 Association. The cheque Is drawn on Ih Imperial Bank of Commerce Edmonton and Is endorsed Ir George Watson. stations all day Monday. Spe- cial election day headquarters Mr. Russell have been set p at Sven Ericksen's Family estaurant. Hal Hoffman, New Demo- ratic, will be at campaign cadquarters and out talking citizens Saturday. Sunday, e will attend the benefit hoc- ey game for the Harrold leming family. Monday he vote before going lo work t the Lctlibridgc Community ollcge. In the afternoon, he ill be at campaign headquar- WE ARE SORRY That We Were Not Able to Sponsor on all Political Party Forum DON'T YOU BE SORRY Get Out And Vote OCT. A.M. TO 7 P.M. INSERTED BY THE inHMIDOl AND DISTRICT LABOR COUNCIL Immigration office will close al p.m. Monday. There is no single policy cov- ering ollice hours. IL's loo late for people In the city to get on the voters list If Ihcy were missed during enum- eration. However, U someone In the city was envimerMcd, but is nol on the volcrs list, he may ob- tain a form from lire relumin office lo allow him to vole. Outside the city, anyone no on the voters list rnay stil vole on eleclion day by swear ing an affidavit at the poll in the presence of someone wh is on the voters list in Ihe rid ing who will vouch lhat the per son is a Canadian citizen, 1 years of age or over, and a resi dent in the electo-al district. Instructions on how to vot are posted in Ihe polling static and in the polling booth. The four ridin candidates will be listed in a phabcttcal order with politica party printed under thei names. RCMP seek truck drivers after fatality The Airdrie, detach ment of the RCMP has request cd the help of the public in dentifying two tractor trailer :rucks parked in the vicinity of a fatal accident that occurred miles north of Calgary on Highway 2 at about 3 p.m., Oct. 18, The police request says John Eitzen, 67, of Acme, may have collapsed In the centre lane of the six-lane divided highway and was Ihen run over first by one tractor trailer truck, then by another large Uruck and at least two other cars. The police investigation indi- cated that just prior to the ar- rival of the police at Ihe scene two semi-trailer trucks were parked on Hie shoulder: of the road near were the accident occurred. One trailer truck is believed to have been a flat bed trailer unil pulled by a red and white cab-over engine tvuck. No de- scription of the other truck is available, but it is believed lo have been a semi-trailer unit Immediate -deficits in most uiban centres would be Ihe ef- fect of Implementing the propo- sals iu the Farran Report, the Albertn Urban Municipalities Association convention was told Friday. In response to the statement, made by Kdmonton economist Lcn Knudsen, the AUMA dele- gates voted lo raiuisl in- depth provincial study on the whole field of assessment and taxation with an interim in- crease in municipal assiilance granls. The association's request will lie forwarded lo the provincial government immediately with the qualification that the prant increase bs mac'c so that muni- cipalities do not have lo raise additional revenues from prop- erty taxes. CONCFHN There was considerable con- cern on the convention fbor :hat Municipal Affairs Minister )ave Russell had already made bis mind up to push Ihe p-ovin- clal-municipal financing pro- gram, suggested in the Farran Report, through the legislature I .n tlie spring. If that were to happen with the existing guidelines in Ihe re-port, "not one municipality even come close to breaking Mr. Knudsen said. Edmonton, for example, would require an additional 1.3- mlll levy to break even, Mr. Knudsen said. Property owners would re- ceive a larger homeowner grant and just pay part of it hack to the municipality, he said. Renters too would have to help make up the lost revenue, with an increase in their rents lo offset the landlord's tax hike. The difference is, how- relief from the government and suiters "double Mr. Knudsen said. About hall Ihe people would be in that cate- gory, he added. What Ihc municipalities are asking for is a share of the provincial lax base. "There Isn't much room left in the local tax Mr. Knudsen A sales lax was brougU up again as an alternative to Ihe Fan-on RepoTs suggestion to pay Tor social services with the money now allocated for muni- cipal granls. About 5150 million year could be collected from a sales lax, Mr. Knurjsen said. The AUMA look no action OB Hie alternative. Olson in battle to save Ms seat Bud Olson, Liberal minister of agriculture, and Bert Har- gi'avc, Conservative, appear to bj running nock and neck for Monday's election in the Medi- cine Hal riding. A survey ol Medicine Hal and Redcliff shows Mr. Haigravc, president of the Canadian Cat- tlemen's Association, a slight favorite over the incumbent, M-. Olson. Thn survey results were Mr. Hargrave 157, Mr. Olson 136, Toole, New Democrat, 30; and Willard Paxman, Social Credit, 25 voles. However, Ihe survey could be misleading since it did not take a representative sampling of the entire riding. ever, the renter would get no The Medicine Hat News sam- >led opinions of 350 voters dur- ng three days this week. In the Lcthbridge riding a similar poll would be very mis- leading because in the city the Liberal and Conservative can- didates were shown to be run- ning neck and neck, but In the rural riding the Conservative was out distancing his oppo- nent bv more tlion 3 to I. New faculty W. T. Perks, dean of the new faculty of environmental design at the University of Calgary will visit the University of LPlh bridge Friday to deliver a pub- lic lecture at noon in Room fi on the aims and programs of the new faculty. must control supply of pulling a tarp. a trailer covered wilh Social Credit candidate Keith Hancock appealed lo Ihe finan- cial interests of 25 high school students who attended his lec- tire Friday at the Lcthbridge Collegiate Inslitule. "It is the young people who will ba paying the taxes neces- sary lo rid Ihc country of the burden of debt being built up he said, "The government miut con- trol the money supply of the country; it Is their most sacred responsibility. MT. Hancock, B 39-year-old DR. DOUGLAS E. FLETCHER 206 MEDICAL DENTAL BUILDING Would like to onn ounce that he has taken ever tho practice of father. DR. ELMO E. FLETCHER NO OUTSIDE RIDERS It is against the [aw lo per- mir another person lo ride on the outside of a molar vehicle, cr lo a sled, toboggan or bicycle. II is illegal to make loud and unnecessary noise with the horn, en- gine, exhaust syslem or by squeaking the tires on tha road surface. Of for any driver or pedestrian lo engago 1 in an activity on a highway thot Is likely to distract, itartlo or Interiors with olher users of Ihe highway. This picluro Is 12th of 25 being published as part of the city police 1972 safe driving campaign. real estate agewt, a fractional reserve aymond Ihnt ystem, where Ihe national debt voilld take the form of bank eposils, was the only way to eiiiove the coiuitry from its financial He described the Liberal arty altitude nf restnctinr; in- latiDn wilhin the bounds of six Kr cent as similar lo "putting band-aid on a cancer." He sain1 that if inflation were increase at six per cent, a vage of would increase o S360.000 over a lOOycar pc- iod, and prices would increase at an equal rale. The Social Credit party vanls to get the government lut of business, get Ihc people into It without the burden of tax- he said. "Other parlies promise to lold inflalion. With the irloplion of a fractional reserve syslem, we will eliminate bolh Inflation ar.d unemployment" Fuliviler heads V oi L alumni Jack Fulwiler of Lethbildge was elected president o[ the University of Lcthbridge Alum- ni Association at the organiza- tion's annual meeting held Fri- day evening in the U ot L cafeteria. The meeting saw the election of a new slate of officers (or 1072-73 including Floyd Thomp- son as first rice-president and Valerie Low as secretary. Tho appointment of Jack Ovlatt, U of L registrar, as execuliva secretary was ratified by the 33 persons present. Harold Coo- prr, U of L controller, was re- appointed treasurer. Elected directors were Bruce Cathy Khan, John Brock- leshy and Roger Ivie. Named as the association's representatives on the U of L board of governors were Stan Snwicki and Greg Hales and lo the senate, J. Hugh Campbell and Michael The membership also de- cided to eliminate a set annual membership dues in favor of donations from those interested ii supporting (he association fi- nancially. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABLISHED 1911 lower floor 517