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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta No progress made at wire conference By JAMES NELSON OTTAWA -Spawning at least three more federal- provincial conferences and unnumbered new committee a two-day federal- provincial communications conference ended Friday with little progress beyond ex- changing mutual pledges of co-operation. Gerard federal communications agreed to study seriously provincial demands for a greater say in administering communications which now fall under federal jurisdiction. There will be a federal-pro- vincial meeting of senior offi- cials first to set a tentative agenda for another ministerial meeting. There may be one or two more ministerial and a ministerial dis- tinguished in some way from the one just concluded. The object of them all is to meet provincial demands for a piece of the communications rapidly growing in- dustry touching most homes and businesses. Some provinces already have staked claims in and Hear more clearly without imtating tecSprrandrioise Zeniths new Directional- Hearing Aid. If you find that much of the sound you hear is irritating then our new Directional hearing the could be just right for you. This comfortable aid brings you clear. rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens and reduces harsh unwanted background noise from the side and rear. Come in for a demonstration of the any other aid from Zenith's line of more than 20 quality aids at no cost or obligation Batteries for all makes of hearing aids The Quality goes m hriore Itje name goes on LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Helping the hard of hearing since 1943 Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 715 4th Avenue S. 327-2272 the ministers want to reach a political settlement without having to go to court. After listening all day Thursday to the provincial Mr. Pelletier stunned the conference by saying the federal government would go ahead next spring and con- solidate some federal merging the Canadian Radio- Television Commission and the tele- communications committee of the Canadian transport commission into a new super- whether or not the provinces agree. He said after the conference ended Friday he still intends to go ahead with but there would be no federal legislation until some agreement has been worked out with the provinces. At the conference session Mr. Pelletier also an- nounced the government here will move some of its com- puter work and some of its communications research into the Atlantic and western provinces. Quebec and British Columbia led the provinces in insisting on more provincial powers. Quebec tabled a docu- ment at the final session claiming jurisdiction over almost all communications in the which a provin- cial official said should serve as a basis for negotiations with Ottawa. Mr. Pelletier received the Quebec document without comment. 11-year-old Alberta boy wins medal OTTAWA An 11- year-old boy was among the 22 recipients of very awards at Government House Friday. Dwayne Emery of Swan received the star of the highest for saving the life of his five- year old brother who was at- tacked by a black bear in woods near their home last July. In making the Gov-Gen. Roland Michener Dwayne he was happy to meet someone at last who was not afraid of a bear. Dwayne threw rocks at the bear in an attempt to drive it away Finally his following his shot it. The only other person to re- ceive the star of courage was pilot Edward Pruss of Calgary who rescued an injured pilot who had crashed feet up a mountain near B.C. on Oct. 1968. Alberta energy needs to treble CALGARY Alber- ta's energy requirements are expected to treble in the 30- year period from 1972 to the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board says. The province's energy re- estimated at 500 trillion Btu termal for are expected to reach trillion Btu by for a 30-year total of 400 trillion the board said in an interim report on Alber- ta's energy requirements released Friday. To produce trillion 19.8 trillion cubic feet of natural million barrels of 719 million tons of 180 million barrels of 113 million barrels of butane and 425 quadrillion foot-pounds of hydro power would be required. The estimated 500 trillion Btu of energy consumed in Alberta last year came from 380 billion cubic feet of 34 million barrels of 4.7 million tons of three million barrels of 1.3 million barrels of and 5.3 quadrillion footpounds of hydro power. By the board's Alberta would need 730 billion cubic feet of 90 million barrels of 56 million tons of 8.3 million barrels of 5'.6 million barrels of butane and 27 quadrillion foot- pounds of hydro power to produce trillion Btu in 2001. During the 30-year some 82 per cent of these energy needs will be for non- electric purposes and 18 per cent for electric energy. In- dustry is expected to consume 45 per cent of the total transportation 28 per and residential and commer- cial use 27 per cent. The report was the result of public hearings held in Calgary in at the request of the cities of Ed- monton and Calgary and other interested parties. The board said significant developments have taken place since then and therefore further hearings are scheduled for nexl spring. The included that natural gas recently has an- the Alberta government's price rebates for Alberta consumers of unprecedented increase in in an Alberta petrochemical inter- national pricing and the energy crisis. Boy Scouts Girl Guides OF CANADA SOUTHERN ALBERTA CHINOOK AREA REGION STORES FULL LINE OF SUPPLIES BADGES UNIFORMS PUBLICATIONS GIFT ITEMS 217 12th Street'A' Lethbridge SCOUT GUIDE SUPPLY CENTRE HOURS MONDAY THRU FRIDAY WILL BE CLOSED SCOUTS tO 5 p.m. from December 15ih GUIDES 1 tO 5 p.m. Phone 327-4647 thru January 6th Phone 328-0733 I OUT ON A DON'T KNOW WHAT TO GET HER FOR THE ANSWER IS WA MEN'S NITE A SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SHOPPING SERVICE FOR MEN ONLY DECEMBER 1973 P.M. P.M. IN THE COLLEGE MALL LETHBRIDGE Sponsored By the shoe man betty shop ltd. MERLE nORRlRn COSMETICS Shop with ease and let OUT experts help you. Lots of gift ideas plus A CONTINUOUS FASHION SHOW. We will GIFT WRAP FREE and keep the secret 'till Christmas. To help in your have your special girl fill in the size chart and bring with you on December 4th. Dress Shoe Slipper Blouse Slacks Sweater Nylons Gloves Coat Robe Slip Ring Height Hair Color Eye Color Favorite Colors WE ARE EXPECTING YOU Canadian air firms 6beef Farran chats Federal Communica- tions Minister Gerard Pel- letier chats with Roy A. Alberta minister of telephones and utilities in Ottawa at the federal-provincial communications confer- ence. Pollution devices scored Man. The four provincial highways ministers of Western Canada Friday failed to reach a consensus on the need for anti- pollution devices on motor vehicles. Saskatchewan Highways Minister Eiling Kramer said anti-pollution devices were being foisted on the motoring public. believe they are about as useful and necessary as a fifth wheel on a he adding that the devies will cost his province an extra 20 million gallons of gasoline. Manitoba Highways Minister Peter Burtniak and British Columbia Highways Minister Graham Lea said the devices were essential for control of automobile emissions. Also discussed was the ris- ing trend in highway deaths in Western a trend that Manitoba's provincial registrar of motor Peter said appears inexplicable. Alberta steer grand champ at agribition REGINA D. Gavin Hamilton of has won the grand champion award in the market steer show at the 1973 Canadian Western Agribition. The reserve grand cham- pionship was won by Black Eagle Farms of Russell. Man Other Alberta winners Up to Mel Gosling. 1.081 to Mackenzie Mountain and 1.166 to D. Gavin In- nisfail. In the sheep Yearl- ing ram Philip Rock and and ram lamb Dan CALGARY U.S. carriers are stocking up on relatively cheap Canadian fuel during stops in this but Canadian airlines flying south of the border are paying sky-high prices for U.S. Canadian airline spokesmen said Friday. A spokesman for Pacific Western Airlines said the price of turbo fuel charged his company in Seattle has skyrocketed to 55.3 cents a gallon from 13.3 cents. In New it's 70 cents a gallon. On the other the price for a gallon of Canadian avia- tion fuel charged U.S. carriers refueling in this country is between 24 and 28 cents. An added benefit for U.S. carriers is that the Canadian gallon is one-quarter larger than the U.S. gallon. Spokesmen for Air CP Air and Wardair denied reports that they had ever been refused fuel at U.S. airports. They did that one reason for the high prices charged Cana- dian airlines be to dis- courage them from using U.S. fuel A spokesman for CP Air said Canadian airlines on parallel routes as U.S. carriers should not pay inflated prices while refueling in the U S because U S. carriers can refuel here at Canadian prices. dog poisoned EDMONTON Police are investigating a complaint by a city woman that her two including a German Shepherd valued at were poisoned with strychnine. The dogs recovering after veterinarians worked for three days this week to save their lives. Mrs. Ivy the says the dogs are kept in her fenced yard. Police say neighbors have been com- plaining for two months about the dqgs barking late at night. Mrs. Monette said the German Shepherd has won a dozen ribbons and trophies in obedience trials. PLEASE MAIL THIS COUPON KINstakes P.O. BOX 1973 ALBERTA Please send me the following number of Q 1 ticket D 2 tickets D 4 tickets n 10 tickets NAME ADDRESS I I I VVI1 I _ OR THIS ONE KINstakes P.O. BOX 1973 ALBERTA Please send me the following number of D 1 ticket D 2 tickets n 4 tickets D 10 tickets NAME PH ADDRESS LH OR BOTH Support the Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis Research in as well as local projects in Alberta Communities. Tickets from Kinsmen designated outlets FOR KINSMEN PROJECTS THROUGHOUT ALBERTA 1st PRIZE 2nd PRIZE 3rd PRIZE Albertant have won each 10 more Early Bird December 20. 1973 and January 1974 FINAL DRAW MARCH 1974 Conducted by Assoc. of Kinsmen Clubs Alberta SOI Bank Ride. Edmonton. Phone 429-0732 ;