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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 _ THE LETHHR1DGE HERAID Thursday, A'jguit U, 1971 Nixon requested to stop proposal for oil pipeline SOME SMILE This eighl-foot, 235-pound mud shark was caught in ihe Gulf of Georgia, between Vancouver Island and the British Columbia mainland. Victor David, 65, of Vancouver, who made the catch using horsemenl as bail is planning to bring in two live ones for ihe Vancouver Aquarium. Tory victory is first step in socialist takeover-Strom By PETER BUCKLEY WASHINGTON (CP) Presi- dent Nixon was asked by a group o[ United Slates congress- men today to intervene person- ally and stop construction of I he proposed trans-Alaska oil pipe- line until a full economic and ecological study has been made of a possible alternative line through Canada to the U.S. Mid- dle West. They argued that s crcss-Car- adii line would be of more bcne- New home grant promise blasted 1CDMOXTOX id') A lie-1 posing, essentially, is a bill which already is in existence and maybe we should hire the Conservative leader as an in- formation officer for the gov- ernment." cory far the Progressive Con- servatives in the Aug. 30 pro- vincial election would be the first step in a socialist takeover of Alberta. Premier Harry Strom said Wednesday night He bid 3 wildly-enthusiastic overflow crowd in the 2.700- 5L'at Jubilee Auditorium that his Social Credit party is a party of reform, "a people's party." He said he offered reform without socialism and that the New Democratic Party leaders a Conservative govern- ment because Ihe Conserva- tives are a party of special privilege and interesls. "And the socialist-1! would have a field day against such a party." MVVM.VG SPEAKS The premier, supported by Senator and former Alberta premier 10, f. Manning and 16 of Iho party's 75 candidates, lore into both the major opposi- tion parties. lie said the Conservative op- position was "ominous" for more reasons than just that parly's "superficial" approach. "Uo Algerians want to change from a strong indepen- dent government lo one that will be subservient lo eastern pnlilic.il ami business inter- The Conservatives have been political claim jumpers, using .Social Credit ideas as their own whenever they need some ori- ginal content, Mr. Strom said, ciling as an example the Con- servatives' promise lo pass an Alberta Sill of Rights after the Social Credit passed a Human Rights Act in 1067. "So what the Tories are pro- for the children mothers. The crowd, entertained several bands, heard the pre- 111 i e r announce negoliations for mi integrated steel mill The premier tald national j were proceeding favorably. Leader David Lewis, "an I "A feasibility study of the CALGARY (CP) Mayer Rod Syltes said Wednesday low-cost hoasing may have been "virtually destroyed" in Calgary by verbal attacks against contractors and from an election promise by Premier Harry Strom. He said an interview sev- eral construction firms and house builders have said Uiey will pull out of low-cost hous- ing schemes because the small profit thin' are making "just isn't worth" the criticism, abuse and damage to reputation. The election promises of Pre- mier Strom of a provin- cial grant to aid earn- ing less than a year in buying a home "will probably cause some projects of public housing to be Home builders have indi- cated, he said, that they will withdraw from plans lo cun- of working i struct further social housing because the grant will make it by easier for higher income peo pie to buy regular-cost homes. The builders make a greater profit on regular-cost homes than on low-cost housing and imported has said the change to his party is need- ed because the other parties are no better than arsenic or strychnine. "If Altertans have been tak- ing arsenic for 36 years, Uiey must have very strong consti- tutions; they appear to be healthier than ever." Thousands o[ people now are moving into Alberta from socialist governed Saskatche- wan and Manitoba, he said. "And Mr. Lewis should try some of our Social Credit ar- senic it's just the tiling to settle your stomach after you've tried to eat the waffle." He said the Alberta govern- ment record is without paral- lel in Canada with a demon- strated ability to lead with sound management and fiscal policies which had left it the only province without a retail sales lax. It has provided one of the lighest standards of living in Canada and the highest stand- ards of social and educational services in the country, Mr. Strom said. And, his party was commit- project is near completion and looks very favourable." Today, Mr. Strom tours the Lloydminster area wilh a rally planned for Calgary Friday evening. Saturday, he travels in the Medicine Hat area and spends Sunday in his own rid- ing of Cypress. Mr. Manning in his address said Alberta has received far more return from its oil and natural gas development in comparison with royalties paid by companies in foreign coun- tries and added that Ihe New Democratic Party spokesmen in the election campaign were "misrepresenting" the facts about oil royalties. "In addition to the government royalty, the oil companies pay casii bonuses to obtain leases, rental on the leases, provincial and federal corporation t a x, municipal, school and hospital taxes and anything else that's he said. Mr. Manning said that in the countries referred to by Ihe NDP, tlie oil companies deal with only one central govern- ment which collects only one pay- ted to responsible change based net royalty as Ihe total on "sound principles which ment the firm makes, have proven Iheir worth in Ai- "When you compare these berta j two, you will find that your He said his government plans Social Credit government has lo build child-development cen- tres in the cities in which ex- day care and pre- school programs will be offered received more generous re- turns for its citizens than is the case in these foreign coun- tries." TFomen's Lib marches in U.S. NEW YORK (CP) Wilh the acquisition of political power and equal rights with men their goals, women's lib- e r a I i o n groups planned marches and activities in many parts of the Unilcd Stales loday. Craning a year to Ihe day after the firsl major femiuist demonstrations in recent years, today's activities are intended to focus renewed at- Icnlion on demands made by Ihe women's liberation move- ment. Organizers of Ihe demon- strations say they are seeking equal political power, child care centres, abortion and conlraceplion rights, equal ed- ucation and employment, and equality under the law. Marches were scheduled for New York, Chicago, St. Louis and Los Angeles. The Na- tional Organization for Women planned a "speak- out" in Washington (o push for passage of an equal rights amendment to the constitu- tion. they can't be blamed for turn- ing lo more lucrative fields. Mayor Sykcs said builders have stated that their struggle to get costs down so social housing is available "has got them nothing but political abuse" which has damaged the reputation of the firms. RCMP seise neivs tape by NFU head CHARLOTTETOWN (CP) The RCMP Wednesday seized a tape recording of a news conference held Monday by Na- tional Farmers Union Presi- dent Roy Atkinson of Saska- toon. The RCMP, acting on a war- rant issued In Summerslde where Mr. Atkinson faces charges of conspiracy to inti- midate, enter the news room of radio station CFCY here and seized the tape. Mr. Atkinson was arrested by the HCMP near B o r d e n, P.E.I, last Saturday as several hundred farmers continued their protests against govern- ment farm policies. I He was released on ball i and is to appear in court again i Aug. 31. A CFCY spokesman said the station had no advance notice action. The the station of the RCMP spokesman said would ment. make no further com- fit to Lhc whole of the United States. Seventeen members of Ihe House of Representatives, led by pipeline foe Les Aspin, as wall as a fellow Wisconsin Dem- ocrat, Senator William Prox- mire, signed the letter. Although Aspin and olher op- p o n e n t s have attacked the Alaska project mainly on grounds of conservation in the past, the current opposition came largely on economic grounds. They contended that a Canadian pipeline would help reduce the current wide dispari- ties in oil prices between the West Coast and the higher-cost area of the U.S. Middle West and East Coast. "We strongly urge you to in- struct Secretary of the Interior Rogers Morton to deny permits for the construction of the pro- posed trans-Alaska the congressmen wrote to Nixon. In an accompanying state- ment, they said it is "impera- tive" that the economics of bringing oil from Alaska's North Slope to the mainland lie studied. If such a study is under- taken, it is clear it will reveal that, a Canadian pipeline would economically benefit the nation as a whole far more than would the proposed Alaska pipeline." Couliuue search for imssmg Blairmore man BLAIRMORE (CNP Bureau) The search for John How- rath of Blah-more, missing since Aug. 16, is continuing. The area in which he is thought to have been lost has been scoured by helicopter, po- lice, tracking dogs and large, well-organized search groups to no avail. Today small groups of local volunteers, who are familiar with the rugged, dense terrain, are combing the perimeters ot the main search area ivnilc maintaining z close liaison with Ihe RCMP. With oil prices now said to be 10 per cent higher in liie Mid- west and 20 per cent higher In the East than they are on Uie West Coast, the congressmen said proposals to bring North Slope oil la the West Coast "will only serve to further decrease prices there and thus increase price differentials." They recalled tliat s cabinet committee on oil-import con- trols had recommended that the price differentials be eliminated in favor of a uniform price sys- tem for all of the U.S. And the New England governors' confer- ence was in the process of filing a court suit to challenge the le- gality and constitutionality of the price differentials. The congressmen said that al- though a Canadian pipeline would be more expensive and taken longer to build, the line would still be "extremely profit- able" for the oil companies and the delay would affect neither national security nor profitabil- ity. "There are some very basic and compelling economic rea- sons for construction of a Cana- dian pipeline. If consumers in all sections of the country are to be treated by the federal gov- ernment in a rational and non- discriminatory manner, it is very important that Ihe econom- ics of the Canadian pipeline be fully studied." An interior department deci- sion on Uie 73 billion pipeline proposal is expected shortly. Secretary Morton has already indicated he will approve the project, although the terms of the permit are in question. It approved, the trans-Alaska pipeline would still face the prospect of lengthy court battles promised by U.S. conservation groups. Canada has protested lo Uie U.S. about the proposal on the grounds that oil-bearing tankers would threaten the Canadian West Coast. But Ottawa has not actively pushed the Canadian pipeline alternative because the proposal is still under consider- ation. Irish tighten guard BELFAST (CP) British Iroops tightened their guard loday on Belfast's public build- ings following Hie bombing of an electricity board headquar- ters Wednesday that killed a 23-year-old man and injured 35 persons, many of them young women workers. Armored cars today patrolled tile Malone Road, a smart resi- dential district near the scene of the blast in Ihe offices of the Northern Ireland Electricity Board. Another bomb made up of five and 10 pounds of a form of dy- namite went off overnight in an- other electricity board building in Dungannon, about 40 miles from Belfast. No one was hurt but the building had extensive damage. Soldiers today were seen in the grounds of Queen's Univer- sity litre and many oilier public buildings. The British army in the past lias tried, lo remain in Uie back- ground until trouble erupted. But observers here said today Ihe British force sta- tioned in Ulster appeared to be creating a more obvious mili- tary presence. The explosion Wednesday triggered a wave of indignation. WILDFIRES WASTE RESOURCES .-COST MONEY! NDP leaders rap Socreds natural resources issues Weather and road rcporl CALGARY (CP) The na- tional and Alberta New Dem- cralic Pally leaders tore Into the provincial government Wed- nesday for allowing United Stales inlerests lo develop nat- ural resources in the province. Federal leader David Lewis said the province, above all others, "epitomizes the sellout of Canada's resources to multi- national corporations." Grant Nolley, 32, head of Uie provincial parly, said every- body knows "foreign control is build an StlO million pulp mill near Grande Prairie. He said the company is to "provide 700 jobs hut federal and provincial incentives work out to a job to bring in U.S. interests to Alberta." 'The gross income of this 01 ABOVE OA ZERO AT I Fredericton SO NOON i Chicago......... 83 60 SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET II Lcthbriilge........91. Walerlon...... Pincher Creek company is equal lo the com- i Medicine Hat bined budgets of Alberta, Sas-1 Edmonlop. kalchenan, Manitoba and Brit-' Gi'ande prairie ish Columbia. "Premier Harry Strom and j his friends are going around saying Ve deserve a put on i the back for bringing in Proc- greatesl in Alberta" but nothing and Gamble.' What they BoycT Pharmacy Ltd. Located in Teller's Shopping Centre 1644 Mayor Magrath Drive PHONE 320-3760 Your Max Faclor, Rimmol and DuBarry Dealer Westminster Drug Ltd. Nexl lo Northside Scfewny 425 Westminster Shopping Centre Cor. 5th Ave. ond 13 St. N. PHONE 318-7333 Your Kevlon, Kimmet Dealer for N. Iclhbridge PRICES EFFECTIVE UNTIL CLOSING SATURDAY, AUG. 28th 2nd DEBUT FACE CREAMS 4-01, Reg. 6.00 SPECIAL SOFT DRI UNSCENTED AND SCENTED 7-oi. Reg. 1.89 SPECIAL COLGATES TOOTHPASTE DENTAl CREAM Super size. Reg. 1.59 SPECIAL............. 89' NEW VASEtlNE INTENSIVE CARE LOTION. Reg. 1.89 SPECIAL GILLETTE THE DRY LOOK HAIR SPRAY Icr MEN or WOMEN 9-oi. Rig. 1.98 SPECIAL CREST TOOTHPASTE WITH FtUORISTAN Family liie. Reg. 1.29 SPECIAL OIL OF OLAY FACE CREAM 4-ot. Reg. 3.90 O 19 SPECIAL BRECK BASIC SILK 'N' HOLD INSTANT CONDITIONER 4-Di. Reg. 2.50 4 OQ SPECIAL 1 CURAD OUCHLE5S BANDAGES Reg. 1.69 pkg. SPECIAL .69 OPEN MONDAY THRU FRIDAY A.M. TO 9 P.M.; SATURDAY A.M. TO P.M.; CLOSED SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS Westminster Drug Ltd. WESTMINSTER SHOPPING CENTRE Phone 328-7833 PRESCRIPTION SERVICE Boyd's Pharmacy Ltd. ZEUER'J SHOPPING CENTRE Phone 328-3760 PRESCRIPTION SERVICE is being done about it. During a rally before persons including 18 area can- didates, Mr. Nolley criticized the provincial government for helping Procter and Gamble to need is a kick in (lie pants." Mr. Notlcy, seeking election Monday in the norlhcrn riding or Spirit Iliver-Fairvicw, winds up his campaign wilh a rally in Edmonton Saturday niphl. Banff Calgary Cranbrook Victoria...... Penticton Prince George Vancouver Saskatoon Swift Current Regina...... Winnipeg..... Toronto......... 55 80 IS7 SI 72 60 78 76 6.1 85 CO 70 117 91 117 72 L PHE .58 lil Ottawa..........en Montreal I Quebec St. John's Halifax Charlottetown flt) C8 IK 77 75 r.l TO 58 I'i 59 7.'] 54 72 55 -IS 72 54 01 Ti New York Miami..... Los Angeles Rome..... Paris...... London Berlin...... Amsterdam Moscow Mockholm Tokyo COMiKT 1............. FOItKCAST: Hat Tnilay: Sunny nml very wai-m. Lows tonight 50- 55. Friday: Mainly siinry. High 80-85. CALGARY Today: Mainly sunny. Low tonight 45-50. Fri- day: Cloudy periods wilh a few showers. High near 70. COLUMBIA KOOTEN'AY Today: Sunny. Highs near 80. Friday: Sunny, clouding over by noon. Showers in the eve- ning. Cooler. Lows tonight 45-50. BEHLEN CURVET STEEL BUILDINGS Unequalled in quality Easily and quickly erected Rugged tervite with a minimum of maintenance Easily enlarged by adding panel sections Aik abour our TRADE-IN' or 'i-YEAR' finance plan GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY hone 327-3165 LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. P.O. Box 1202 DONT FALL EITHER It li not a daring rescue and It Is not a window washer. If It Calgary YMCA'i version of a mountain. The association has been holding OFFICIAL AS AT A.M. TODAY COURTESY OF AMA All highways In the Lelh i dry ar.d in pinrl di ivin.i bridge District arc bnro and' [ion. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening anil Closing Cimesi; CmUls 24 hours: Canvny 5 ft.m. to 11 p.m. MST, Del lionita 7 a.in hi VT o, a mouniam. ..m n.C 7 a.m. to 11 p.m Kinssoalc 1C 2 o leadership training courso and to demonstrate Ihe art J! a.m. lo midniLJhl. of rappolling, as down a mountain, they used the side of fhoir building. liours; Porlhill-fiykcrls 8 a.m. lo midnishl. Clm-f Minimum 6 to i) p.m. WUdliorse, 7 (o 8 p.m. .Logan Pass open 2-1 hours dally ;