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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta _____ t 177S THE LtlHBRIOOJ HEBAIO 13 Natural gas statement promised EDMONTON (CP) Prem- ier Pdcr Bald here lie hopes the government will IKJ nhlo lo make a statement ni the pricing ot Allwrta's nat- iral gas hy the fall session of he legislature. lie said the government, has 'no definitive position" on the energy resources conservation report which indicates natural gas is under priced by half. However, the report wil bo assessed during the next six weeks "as one o( the most m portant (loeumcnls of our ad- ministration." Tlie government will look carefully at ttic suggestion that Uicrc not be government inter- vention Into gas pricing and ttiat industry he permitted lo attempt to sort out the prob- lem on ils own, the premier said. The report says (hat compc Ution is the most important factor in determining the level of natural gas prices. The national energy board, nowcvcr, has restricted addi- tional expend of gas to the Uniled Stales. Mr. Loughecd said he did not know how competition could be increased under these circum- stances, but added he i.s not yet satisfied that competition is being used in the sense that people normally interpret the word to mean. Asked if control of Ihe supply of gas at Ihe source could IK a factor, he said it was a "pos- sibility." Some opposition from eastern i consumers would normally be expected if there were an in- crease In the price of natural gas from Alberta, Ihe premier said. There was "some recognition, I don't know how great, that if you keep the price of a com- modity artificially low for loo iong a period you are discour- aged from finding new sources of supply and the cycle works ultimately to the detriment of (he consumer." Kidnap .suspecl out on bail CALVARY (CP) Ono the Ihree men charged In (ho abduclion of 17-year-old Mar- lene Hashman In Calgary was released on bail of Tuesday. Brian Stevenson, lawyer from Michael Malheny, 27, told i-ourt (hat his client's involve- jnenl ijn Ihe case was signifi- cantly altered with the arrest last week of 29-year-old Louia Salon. THE OLYMPICS RETURN This was tile scene ot the opening ceremony of tho llth Olympiad in Berlin In 1936. The Olympic flame burns ot left as uniformed men gwe .liff-armed salule. Last Saturday the 20ih Olympiad relumed to Germany to Munich and was opened with a singularly unmilitary ceremony.____________________.....___ Survey sliows increase Moonlighters hurl job force OTTAWA (CP) A special employment survey shows that the unemployment running more than six per cent of Ihe labor be cut to 3.3 per cent of the labor force if moonlighters gave- up their second jobs for tho job- less. The survey, conducted by Statistics Canada In June, found thai of Ihe 8.58 million workers who were em- ployed helil two or more jobs. Multiple tics Canada's term for moon- an Increase between March, 1371, and June this year. In the earlier survey, 2.8 per cent of employed people reported they had more than one job. Tho latest survey found three per cent tne em- ployed people had more lhan one job. In June, Ihe total labor force was nearly 8.15 million, and there were uncm- Nixon noiv stands in happy place WASHINGTON (CP) Many who witnessed tho ritualislic Republican party convention In Miami Beach last week came away with tho distinct impres- sion that President Hi chard Nixon now stands somewhat to the left of the party he lends. If this assessment Is correct, It's a Iwppy place lo he in the context of this election year. Nixon seems convinced that the middle road is the natural territory of the vast majority of Americans, and the shift to the left by the Democratic parly has Riven him the opportunity lo movo in. Afl he made clear in his Bpcocn accepting his party's presidonlinl nomination, ho has his sights on n "new American majority" of Republicans, the yoiing voting (or the lirsl time since the voting age was ro- rluced to 10 and disenchanted Democrat.? "driven" from their Ihe traditional brJllcs of con- servative causes, And Nixon apparently can af ford the luxury of being cav aiicr about their feelings, one party worker put "Where else can they Bui despite Iho higlily-con- lafiious feeling of wcll-lwing ,'ilhin the Republican ranks, a numlier of party warned against leaders over-con- polllical home "radicals" who have the parly lead- ership. So convincing was this re-oc- curring Iheme during the con- vention that Republican con- servatives who might have looked askance at some of the more moderate planks of Ihe platform held their fire. Con- fident as they are that they have a winning team in Nixon and vice-president Sptro Ag- new, they resisted the Icmpla- lion to rock the boat by fighting firknce, suggesting that party loyalties dio hard and that many angry Democrats who now say Incy will holt their party may cool down by the lime the November elections roll around. McGOVKFlN ON TRACK And in Ihe calm after tho He- publican convention, many po- litical observers reassessing the lot of Democratic presidential nominee Senator George McCSovern tend to agree with the New York Times that re- ports of his demise may be pre- mature. After stumbling badly over Kidnapped clcpluuil case solved ST. THOMAS, Out. (CP) The case tif the kirl- napjxx! cloplumL wtis solved promptly today. Jinnho is n full-size tlio Bfimwrn and Hailcy cir- cus's fnTn nus tx'FJst I hat killfxl hy a Irnin ricra in tlio The halHtm, 20.ffMi1-lHll reprfxlucLion lias striding In front of cily hall on n traitor in prepara- tion for next week's Annual festivities commemorating Col. Thomas Tnlbot's opcn- iiifl up of this area. Al I a.m. Juniljo wns Kfin moving away he hi ml fininll InwTi traclnr. Police rninulrd np one of mrn. At mitl-mornlng, they had figured out, a chnrgo. the mailer of a vice-presidcn- llal running mate, and giving evidence he is willing to re nnd moderate his ideas on increasetl welfare handouts and decreased defence spend- ing, McGovern now appears to be back on Ihc track again. His meetings last week with former president Lyndon John son, with whom lie has differcc Iridcrly over Vietnam war pol icy, and influential Mayor Rich art! Daley of Chicago, whose delegation was ousted from lh' Democratic convention, couli have hcon a disaster. But the atmosphere WPS goncrfllly fa vovablo, probably helping I soothe McGovern's Iroulilnd re Intion.s wills many rank-and-M! Democrats of llto middlc-ngefircd. There docs npfwar In lx> a relationship, however, between the time of year and I1" in. cidence of multiple job! 'ing. In three sui-veys conducted in 1971, it was found that Ihe num her of moonlighters T the employed labor force fell from 2.7 per cent in January to 2.5 per cont in April and 2.2 pei cent in July. Space linns Avin U.S. co n tracts OTTAWA (On The Cana di.nn domestic communication satellite program has hcipw Iwo Canadian ncrnspiico mum ltiring rrmip.inics win con tracts worth million In a United Slalrs snlcllite rfforl.jl says I'mll Vislipr. n lop nfririal j in Hughes Aircraft Co. nf Call- 1 fornia. Mr. Vislicr. assistant group j exetrnlivc in Ihe Hughes -space and ronviiumcations group, I lokl reporters Ihiit tlie con- Iracls wore awarded lo iipar Aerospace Products Lid. of To- ronto anrl Norlhorn I Co. Ltd. of Montreal largely lie- j OCRAN BOUDKHS Canrula borders on three oceans with a narrow continen- tal shelf in the West nnd a wide getting only 43 per cent of the one m UIQ East, I volo in a throe-way race. of ,1 conlr.irl Rushes on Ilio Anik Mlcllito project. Anik, I ho world's first Uc communications satellite, is scheduled to be launched in No- vember. Trie .satellite will pro- virte broadcasting communications throughout Canada. (clo- ser YOUR CASH AND CARRY STORE 3-DAY WEEKEND SALE .75 BEAVER PURE BRISTLE BRUSHES 2Vi" width 2.29 7'A" ROUER AND TRAY KIT 1.19 POLYFIUA Cellulose crack and hole filler. 1 Ib................... ,49e 4 Ibi.................. 1.29 on HOUSE NUT Dries fosl to a blister resislant finish. White ond colors. Gallons underfilled to allow for colon. Sale, per quart............2.75 C1LTONE SATIN LATEX One coat covers, dries in 20 minutes, brushes and rollers wash clean wilh water. While and colors. Gallons slightly underfilled to permit addition of color. 2.75 container lo ollow for addition ol tinier. AURORA EXTERIOR OR INTERIOR PAINT For economical painrinfl oil year round, 2.2S 6.95 BEAVER STAIN For color without work. 6.95 4' ALUMINUM STEP LADDER} 11.75 Sale, per quart Under filled to volume iho So Inexpensive for Home or Cottage Real Wood Budget-Priced Mahogany Wall Panels 9.49 11' I II [I Now is Ihe lime lo add (lie natural beauty of rich ft, mahogany wall panels at a practical price you- can afford. Buy now and save. 4'x8' panels. SSALE each WOODGRAIN HARDBOARD by Citation. Your choice of several differ- ml wood grain hardboards. I 4'xB' pnnels. SALE 5x4 Construction Sprues 3 mil X 500 iq. H. polythima vapo f" 2 49 ur barrier Toll CEILING TILE 12" x 12" Veivefex, Per ccrlon INSULATION Fibregloi Inlulolion. O QQ R7 x 40 iq. ft. roll.............. 3.OO 7V4" CIRCULAR SAW By Black I Docker. Ideal for th. JC QQ hondyman. SAIE, NO. 7515 JIG SAW For Inncy icfoll work, patterni. O QO SAIE, .act. IW.WW V4" DRILL 5718 By Black Decker. A must for O OO very home workihop. SAIE, IMiWW PLACE 'N PRESS FLOOR TILE The easy way to pul a new floor in your kitchen, bedroom, etc. 9 iq. ft. packages.................ea- b CUSHION VINYL FLOOR COVERING 6' widths. Assorted patterns sq .yd. t.35 CARPET Huron Latex Back by Krous can ba easily and economically installed In your rec room, entrance way, slair- way, etc. 12' widths. Sale per yd. BUILD NOW ENJOY WINTER WITH A BEAVER GARAGE Economy 14' x 22' Complete materials package, excluding cement. '95 Nol Exaclly Al Illuilraled Other siiO! nvciilciblc. SEE US NOW RED TAG SPECIALS GARDEN TOOLS 20% off FILON FIBREGIASS PATIO TENCE PANEIS S6x9S" _ 3i07 C010N1AI WAU PANRUNO 4.49 MONTER6Y OAK. RIVIERA ASH, MORENO ROSEWOOD Per 4x8 r AQ 6.79 ......J'47 IMPORTED WAU PANELUNG 3 rfiHtr.nl O LQ ASSORTED DOORS OC l-riccd from to. J SPUN POIY SPECIAL CARPET By Kraus. A low loop pile carpet. Meal for roc rooms Per >q. yd. NOW IS THE TIME TO START YOUR KSTCHEN CABfNETS Tor economical good looks n wise choic-i would he ready-lo-finish kifclicn cabinni. Complete wifh Arborile counlcr topi, chrome knobi and iclf-elosing These sturdy plywood cabinets arc ready to point or stoin. SUNWORTHY NICE 'N' EASY WALLPAPER Add a fresh, new look to drab kitchen or livingroom waits. NOW LESS 20% Special Order Only 3rd Ave. and 17th St. S. Phone 328-4461 Open Monday thru Friday a.m. to p.m. Saturday a.m. lo p.m. ;