Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
Anti-Pollution Order Issued April 1, THE UWMrDOf HWMB 31 TORONTO (CP) Five On- tario pulp ml paper mils have been ordered to stop using mer- cury by April 15, the legislature was told Tueaday.' All other mills m the province have been advised of the action laken by Energy and Resources Minister George Kerr. In- dustrial plants described as such as Dow Chemical at Saraia, also are under orders to eliminate the discharge of mercury into pro- On Snow RAYMOND (HNS) More than 60 entries were received in the recent first snowmobile race meet here on the Bryant-Jensen properties. It was sponsored by six local dealers. Robert Visser and Mark Kam- ttomo, both of Raymond, won the-junior classes. Other winners were Gary Kish, Dick Wilde, Don Leavil and Ches Aldridge, all of Card- Eton; Brian Rauhala and Kea HcRae, both of Barons; PfcSlB Wilde, Denny Froinm and Va erie Meeks, all of Raymond Valerie Lagter of Warner incial waters by April 15. Mr. Kerr said k a statement Dow has afcendy elimi- nated its mercvry discharge using temporary equpraent and has promised that if the equip- meot fails it will dose its plant. Five other chkr-alkatt plants have been given until to eliminate mercury discharges became they had not proceeded as far as had Dow in insialU- tkn of corrective equipment Mr. Kerr said there K a meet- mg today to discuss the predica- ment of commercial fishermen whose livelihood has been hurt by UK seizure of catches from Lake St. Clair. Pulp aid paper note agains whom orders have been issued include Benvermd Fibre, Tho- rold; Spruce Falls Poinr and Paper, Kapuskasine; Canadian Jobns-HaoviUe, North Bay Strathcooa Paper Co., Strath cons; Domtar, Cornwall. Qdor-alkaS plants afleded Dow Cbetnical, Dow Chemical, -Thunder Bay; Cana- dian lutetries Ltd., HamUtcn Canadian Industries Ltd., Con- wall; American Can Co., Mara- thon; and Dryden Cbemicai Co. Drydea. aOVBUIAF massive devoted rtnxturt will link central to outlying areai. It's port of city's Avenue extension. Library Act Regulations Tightened Fortunes Made, Lost Australian Mining Boom SYDNEY, Australia (AP) fortunes are being made and act in an Australian mining Mom hitched mainly to world demand (or nickel: In Leonora; a dusty town of 400 people, there are, on paper, four millionaires and four mul- U'-miUionairee. The value of the miring shares they hold puts them in that class, but if they soid they might have to pay two-thirds of the profit in tax. Others have done as well, oth- Owe Money ers are trying to get rich and. others have lost money. Many people have discovered it1 doesn't matter much what the company's prospects are as long as one buys and sells at right time. Out of it an has emerged one peared to determine the level of be Australian mining market. COVERS 1I.IM ACHES Poseidon has mineral claims covering some acres. Sample assays have gone up to 3.tper-ceot nickel and averaged about 2.7 per cent over feet of ore body. i Paatidon were selling test year at something less than fl Australian (tl.20 Then the rumors started and later the assay results were an- Persons EDMONTON (CP) The egislature was told Tuesday hat more than persons were h arrears to the Alberta EDMONTON (CP) Legis- lation designed to allow secur- ity measures to be tightened in AJberU libraries was given first reading here. Provincial Secretary Am- Holowaeo said the amendments to the libraries Act will allow library boards to pass bylaws regulating the ccn- ditions of admission to a library, fees charged for library cards and books and cither materials, and for admission into parts of any building "not used for tie purposes of the public library." The amendments give muni- cipal councils the power to re- voke any bylaw passed by a library board under its juris- diction. :act: There Is plenty or nickel in the harsh, semi-desert of West- era Australia, a state first made famous by its gold and more re- cently by its iron ore. Newspapers nave called 'the racket country north ci Kalgoor- be "another KJocdike." prospecting company called Poseidon started the nickel share boom, and today the value of Poseidon shares ap- Medkal care plan as of Kov 30, 1969. Health Minister James Hen derson said that as of March 6 the total indebtedness to the plan was Be said duplicate registra tions have resulted in persons being registered in plan a total which a spokes- man said is more than the pnn ince's population. nounced. The shares went to t eak of before dropping in actuations to below There are shares, means that when they at the peak the market allied the company at That made it one ttf top half-dozen companies u be country before it had pro- uccd any nickel. While it's largely guesswork, some people around the Sydney tock Exchange think Poseidon has about tons of nickel ore in the ground. If the assays arc correct that means ibcut tons of nickel vorth a ton. Of course, costs cf producing aul market- ing would have to be decocted. Poseidon's discovery led to the pegging of many claims acd the floating-of many companies, some fflid, sacat flops. GET RICH FAST The people oa the spot in Lav- erton acd its neighbor Leonora, many of whom bought Poseidon at a dollar or less, were rich overnight. Keith Biggs, who sold mineral leases for a reported now owns fire air- craft. REGULAR INTERVALS On the average two total solar eclipses occur every years. SIM PSO N S S EARS 740 4th Ave. S. 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