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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta December 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 11 Half royal household out of red Double pay for Queen recommended by committee incioarf nf the rwnmmcndEd for the Queens The committee said the in royal expenditure QUEEN ELIZABETH Increase PATRICK MASSEV LONDON Ileuter A parliamentary committee has recommended that the Queens pay be doubled to nearly million a year to lift the royal household out of the All costs had increased since the Queens pay was set when she took the throne in the allparty House of Commons committee said in its report In addition the committee recommended pay increases for ether members of the roya household totalling a including a raise for Prince Philip to a year from II was Prince Philip whose words on an American television program helped spur the inquiry into royal He eaid the Queens allowance was The select committees report must be approved by Parliament More the increases are They are expected to take effect The committees report said the Queen and her family have been fighting a losing bailie against inflation for The extra money was needed to avoid reducing tho scale of royal splendor to which this country was The committee found little scope for economies inside the royal and recommended that the Queens ncome should be set an annual pounds equivalent of ol trie esianlished in By the end of this year the royal finances were expected to be around million in The committee accepted assurances from Lord the Lord that the Queen does not have a vast private fortune to fall back Crown jewels and other royal property are worth a huge but all these must be passed on to the Queens Lord Cobbold insisted there is no foundation for stories that the Queen has a private fortune of around The size of her private funds was not These other pay raises For her a increase on her present a year for daughter Princess Anne an increase to from for Princess the Queens an extra on top of her present a The committee said these members of the Royal Family are precluded from earning a living in the ordinary Prince heir to the was not because he docs not get a direct grant but relies on income from estates known as the Duchy of Not all members of the committee agreed with the stinging attack on the increases came from Labor party leftwinger William He said the royal pay review represented the most insensitive and brazen pay claim made in the last 200 Hamilton wanted the Queens pay cut to a year and said the Queen Mothers income be reduced to the level of a rdircd prime was necessitated largely hv pay raises granted to palace Some typical examples of bills stocking the royal wine cellars garden parties up from in pria T a CALGARY CP Albertas Beverage Containers Act will likely mean a substantial increase in the price of soft says Ken president of the Canadian Soft Drink He said in an interview retailers will probably mark up prices to compensate for the cost of handling returned glass molal hike yior ager for Canada Safeway said the act will make little difference lo the company as far as containers are Safeway has been handling only returnable bottles for about a caug EDMONTON CP Harold president of the Indian Association of has asked the Commons committee on Indian affairs for another hearing 7 to clarify how association funds are being Cardinal said Wednesday that questions asked last week by the committee caught me by surprise and I was not prepared to answer them as surprise hooks were in not He and Indian Affairs Minister Jean Chretien appeared before the committee last week to discuss problems of northern Alberta Cardinal had said the minister had delayed payment of funds to the association to force an end to school boycotts on three Test speed BONN AP West German transport officials have agreed to place a speed limit of 62 on most twolane roads for a twoor threeyear test period starting next June in an attempt to reduce traffic Alaska pi OTTAWA CP A natural gas pipeline from Alaskas North Slope to Alberta is practical from financial and ecological the Commons northern development committee was told Robert president of Alberta Gas Trunk Line and Hart of senior vicepresident of the Canadian National Railway headed a delegation planning the Alberta Gas Trunk Line and the CNR are members of the Gas Arctic Systems Study one of several groups of companies drawing up plans for natural gas pipelines from The other members of Gas all are Columbia Gas System comndtti Ipeline rp ral Gas Texas Eastern Transmission Houston and Pacific Lighting Gas Development Los Officials described Gas Arctics efforts to inform northern native peoples of their plans and studies under way that range from the effect of a pipeline on caribou migration to the effect of the projects financing on the Canadian balance of COST S2 BILLION Blair estimated the cost of constructing the pipeline from Alaska tn existing pipelines in Alberta at Expansion of existing facilities would bring the total to well over he In the fedora government announced told aclicaV construction of pipelines in the These included limiting initial pipelines to one oil and one preserving the rights of native preventing damage to the and enabling Canadians to participate in the pipelines ownership and Several Gas Arctic witnesses said their preliminary financing plans envisage Canadians owning most of the equity in the Canadian section of then proposed They added that the AlaskaloAlberla link could also transport natural gas from the Canadian Arctic when such Canadian gas is proved to exist in large enough Gas Arctic has not formally applied for a permit to build CANCER A MEDICAL DILEMMA Radical surgery has long Ijctn rtpnrdrd by most cancer specialists as the treatment for bivnst But ns reported in the December issue of 1toaders Digest 1 QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture PHONE under the The which becomes effective prohibits the sale of nonreturnable soft drink Taylor said studies in British following similar showed a price increase in total soft drink The collection and disposa of containers may run as high as cents a he which would probably result in an overall price increase of 12 cents a This will undoubtedly have a depressing effect on the particularly if the markup is high enough to turn to other than soft drink The Alberta government says the rcslriclions arc aimed a controlling the proliferation and accumulation of two major soft drink retailers in Calgary said difficulties could arise in the collection of Norman zone bell holds Sanla sale in sleigh FREDEJUCTON CP The New Brunswick government is enlisting Santa Claus in its Christmas highway safety Provincial Secretary Rodman Logan announced today a multimedia campaign with the theme buckle The campaign will feature Santa Claus secure in his sleigh with a seat belt as he makes his rounds in New The campaign will stress use of scat belts and avoiding liquor before The Lethbridge Community College Invites For ELECTRICAL INSTRUCTORS DUTIES To conduct Electrica tabs for Electrical Apprentices for 12 hours per week from January 3 to February QUALIFICATIONS Preference given to applicants with a journeyman certificate but work experience will a so be considered APPLICATION DEADLINE December 1971 Applicants should apply for the standard application form to The Director of Personnel Lethbridge Community College Phone a growing minority of cancer experts bolinve that far less mutilating forms of treatment may give breastcancer patients nn or even chance Whnt lies behind this medical controversy women consent to radical mastectomies Or should they search instead for surgeons willing to perform more conservative and less disfiguring operations How can breastcanter patients maximize their chances of survival For a frank and honest discussion of these and other rend CONTROVERSY OVER BREAST in December Readers Pick up your copy At 17183rd South NEW CAR SPECIALS 1971 Meteor Rideau 500 1966 Buick Wildcat 4 Door Sedan power power 2 Door Hardtop 351 power power tinted block remote control fender appearance protection Painted beautiful medium Suggested Factory Retail GRAND OPENING SPECIAL VALUE Regular Price GRAND OPENING SPECIAL VALUE 1193 3972 1969 Ford Galaxie 500 2 Door Hardtop V8 power power Regular Price USED CAR SPECIALS GRAND OPENING SPECIAL VALUE 1870 We at COLLEGE MERCURY have just completed the move to our new location at 1718 3rd Avenue This week we are having the official opening of our new facilities and 1 would extend to each of you an invitation 1o come in and see COLLEGE MERCURYS new Now we are able 1o offer you one of the most modern car and truck service centres in Southern The selection of new Mercury products is excellent with over 80 new cars and trucks in stock and more arriving The choice in used cars is also very please accept this personal invitation from myself and my staff to visit us during our open house and take a tour of our new Wednesday thru Saturday of this week at COLLEGE 1969 Buick 2 Door Hardtop SPECIAL FORD BRAND ANTIFREEZE V8 power power paint ed beautiful lime Regular Price GRAND OPENING SPECIAL VALUE 379 1969 Plymouth Fury II 4 Door Sedan V8 vinyl power power Regular Price GRAND OPENING SPECIAL VALUE 1653 SAFETY INSPECTION CHECK EXHAUST SYSTEM CHECK BRAKE LININGS CHECK FLUID LEVELS CHECK SHOCKS CHECK ANTIFREEZE CHECK ALL LIGHTS CHECK ALL STEERING COMPONENTS CHECK ALL BRAKE LINES CHECK FOR OIL LEAKS CHECK WINDSHIELD WIPERS Special 99 OPEN HOUSE WEDNESDAY thru SATURDAY Service Hours 9 to 12 Midnight coLLeoe SERVICE SPECIAL MINOR ENGINE 6 Cylinder Regular Grand Opening Q Special Value 8 Cylinder Regular Grand Opening 4 O Special Value Parti Extra 1718 3rd AVENUE SOUTH Tlie Only Difference We Believe Is In The Service You Receive OPEN HOUSE WEDNESDAY thru SATURDAY Service Hours 9 to 12 Midnight ;