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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Christmas tree supply drops THE LETH0RIDQE HERALD December 1973-3 TORONTO The sight of wide-eyed children huddled beneath the family tree Christmas morning may soon be only a memory for On- tario residents. First the government wants to reduce Christmas tree lighting this year to conserve then Wilfred Richard- son of the Ontario Christmas Scouts have new slogan OTTAWA The energy crisis has prompted the Boy Scouts of Canada to come up with a new slogan to accompany the traditional The new watchward is by A news release from the deputy-chief scout Monday asks scouts and cubs to ideas and practices which will help conserve The news release points out that the scout law demands that a scout be in the use of his resources.'' Tree Growers Associations warns we may not have any trees to light in a couple of and finally one manu- facturer of artificial trees says he is experiencing diffi- culty in obtaining raw mate- rials due to the oil shortage. Mr. Richardson says pro- duction of scotch white and Norway spruce in Dur- ham County has dropped 75 per cent in the last five years. are just no young people getting into the busi- ness he says. He says only higher prices will attract people into the in- but warned since it takes at least five years to grow a tree any shortage could not be rectified until 1981. Stephen sales man- ager for Noma Lites Canada says his firm had 'some in getting raw ma- terials from the Orient due to the oil shortage. have enough trees to meet this year's but I can't predict what the situ- ation will be next He says Noma is currently negotiating new contracts with its suppliers one thing is any artificial trees produced next year will cost They gave Jody Wilson. Lethbndge..... Lethbndge...... 2.00 Leonard J. Lethbndge 2 00 Allen Turin........... 2 00 Robert Cardston 2 00 The Zeller Bellevue 2.00 Betty Joe Sweet Grass 2 00 Mrs. Lethbridge 3.00 Gordon and Faith Bellevue. 3.00 Barbara Kimberley 3.00 T. J. Lethbridge 5 00 Lethbridge 5.00 Lethbridge 5.00 John Lethbridge ___ 5.00 Lethbndge 5.00 Mrs. Alice Hewitt. Coleman 5.00 Ferme ......_ 5.00 Tanya and Derek Elkford............. 8.10 J. Lethbridge 10.00 Lethbndge..... 10.00 Emily Coleman....... 10 00 Mr. and Mrs. Qlyn Elkford.................... 10.00 A family of five. Lethbridge 10.22 Lethbridge 15.00 R. Hemen and Picture Butte................ 1500 Lethbridge ......20 00 Mr and Mrs Walter Lethbridge ..........20.00 Henri Lethbridge 20.00 Mr and Mrs. Hartley Blair- more .................20.00 Grade Six St. Patrick's Lethbridge 20.30 With Love Their Hope Is In Coutts...................... 25.00 Sanctuary Coaldale 25.00 Taber Lady Lions Taber 25.00 In Memory of Gordon and John Champion .2500 Ernie and Elsie Van Oostenbrugge. Burdett........ .3000 Owen Distributing Coffee Lethbridge 100.00 loiul S Ti.ial lo dan- SI.769.38 GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre. Lethbridge...... 39 12 .07 Pincher Creek... 38 28 Medicine Hat 38 11 .12 Edmonton 9 -8 .06 Grande Prairie 9-12 .16 Banff........... 33 15 Calgary......... 37 11 Victoria 50 32 .08 Penticton....... 45 32 Prince George 35 27 .03 Kamloops....... 42 21 Vancouver___ 49 34 01 Saskatoon....... 4 2 Regina 14 8 .05 Winnipeg .......24-10 Toronto......... 56 48 .01 Ottawa 47 33 Montreal 41 35 St. John's....... 30 25 .02 Halifax......... 31 23 Charlottetown 28 19 Fredericton..... 32 28 Chicago 60 41 New York 53 44 Lethbridge Today and Mainly sunny. Strong west winds. Highs 40-45 both days. Lows 20-25. Medicine Hat Cloudy. Light snow this mor- ning. Highs 25-30. Lows 10-15. Sunny. Brisk west winds. Highs near 40. Calgary Today and Mainly sunny. Brisk west winds. Highs near 40 both days. Lows 10-15. Columbia Kootenay Region Today and Cloudy with a few sunny periods. Occasional showers of rain or wet snow in the Columbia district this morn- ing and again on Wednesday. Highs both days 35 to 40. Lows tonight 25 to 30. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Scattered snow showers over the mountains west and south today and tonight decreasing Wednesday. Scattered snow northeast.por- tion spreading into extreme southeast tonight. Decreasing Wednesday. Partly cloudy with gusty southwest winds along the east slopes of the Rockies today through Wednesday. Highs today and Wednesday 30 to 40 except 20s northeast Wednesday. Lows tonight 15 to 25 except 10 northeast West of Continental Divide Scattered snow showers to- day decreasing tonight. Most- ly cloudy Wednesday with widely scattered snow showers. Highs Tuesday and Wednesday 30s. Lows Tuesday night 20s. MIXER MILLS Grind and Mix with one of the Better Mills GEHL or OWATONNA with Large Capacity and Power Bale from GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile sec- tion of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways are in good driving condition. 'ORTS OF ENTRY and Closing Carway 9 i.m. to 6 Chief Mountain Coutts 24 Del Jonita 9 a.m. to 6 Kingsgate 24 Porthill-Rykerts 8 i.m. to Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 RoosevilleSa.m. o midnight. Logan Pass closed. On the beat Parisian police are confident but watchful Police patrols keep street safe in Paris By PHILIP WHITCOMB Christian Science Monitor in a series of France it safe to o.o out for a walk around t' a visitor to Paris asked the natural guardian of all the hotel at 9 p.m. one recent evening was the confident answer. And the and his family of did. Street crime is generally rare in and is increas- ing no faster than the pop- officials in the ministry of the interior and in the Paris police prefecture confirm. Why' Explains one have a higher ratio of police to population than there is in America or and we can maintain a reasonable number of patrols. hope for but do not always obtain partly because of the scarcity of telephones prompt appeals for aid from the France also maintains highly specialized commandos lor dealing with gangs and with armed hold-ups. THE in the final we must rely on the common sense and caution of street above we must hope that French families will return to their o'd beliefs in teaching their children the meaning of civic respon- the official said delinquency here does increase something like 10 percent a year and takes the form of bag-snatching gang fighting. the effect on the safety of the and apartment houses in Paris is very slight. Street incidents of the kind you refer the of- ficial very Criminals have turned in re- cent years to payroll bank and the robbery of art private and churches containing valuable officials say. holdups in poorly lit suburban in underground parking in apartment-house and in some of the long cor- ridors of subway rail are the work of youths seeking cash for operating a stolen or borrowed car or or for some other expenditure. Thefts for the purchase of drugs were relatively few even three years ago and now are still rarer. Armed holdups for the whole of France total only about 300 a half being in the Paris region. For the whole of France about minors are arrested in a of whom less than are brought to court. A typical youth offence in small suburban communities is the Saturday night fight between two invariably begun in a bar or small dance hall and then carried into the streets. These do not occur in larger centers where the owners of bars and dance halls in- variably provide their own guards. FIRST FOR CONGRESS LOS ANGELES Representative Yvonne Burke Friday became the first member of Congress to give birth while holding of- fice. The 41-year-old congresswoman and her hus- band are the parents of a seven-pound nine-ounce their first child. Workmen's Compensation Board ALBERTA SCHEDULE OF COURSES FOR Workmen in Industry For Information Phone 328-2669 or 328-2040 DECEMBER 11 TWO DAYS REGISTER NOWI Management Safety Seminar EHICKSEN S FAMILY RESTAURANT 715 Mayor Magrath Drive The purpoM oi thla aemlnar on and It lo domonatrate to management the various uMd to control and production DECEMBER 13 ONE DAY REGISTER NOW Safety Committee Training Course Scandinavian Hill Among many covered Accident Ac- cident Preventive Job Hazard Safety Types and Reeponalbllltles and Methods. a.m. to p.m. DECEMBER 14 HALF DAY REGISTER NOW Machine Guardians and Lock-Out Procedure Training Courses Scandinivlin Mill to be covered aeeociated with mechanical guarding to human capablll- In connection with machine guarding. a.m. to 12 noon Register NOW Telephone 328-2040 or 328-2669 No charge for workmen under the Act Arab oil boycott troubles Holland By PAUL KEMEZIS New York Times Service THE HAGUE Since the start of the Arab oil boycott a month the socialist led Dutch government has managed to keep the support of the pro-Israel Dutch public while gently moving toward the demands of the Arab oil producers. The which has not yet been severely tried by the is not believed to be prepared to accept major concessions on Middle East policy that would weaken Israel. it has remained silent as the government has beaten a cautious retreat from its pro-Israel attitude at the start of the October war. The backdown has included signing the European Common Market declaration of Nov 6 endorsing the return to the Arabs of territories cap- tured in the 1967 war. There has also been polite recogni- tion of the rights of the Palestinians in recent govern- ment declarations. At the demand of Arab gunmen who hijacked a KLM Royal Dutch Airline jumbo jet over Iraq last the government went a step further in the hi- jackers that it would transportation of weapons or volunteers to and would not permit the opening of offices or camps for Soviet Jews going to Israel. Dutch officials have pointed out that these pledges do not represent a change in Dutch policy. So far the pledges have not satisfied the who seek a more though still change in Dutch policy. But the government seems to have reached the limit of its maneuvering room. criticism of Dutch actions has begun in Israel. A bitter article in the Israeli daily Maariv this week said that the Dutch had nothing left to concede to the Arabs except starting a Nazi- style program against the Jews in The Netherlands. In another development one that is also considered embarrassing here the oil embargo has placed the Dutch government in the same category with three countries that it has criticized since it took office in May. These are South Africa and against which the Arab leaders announced an embargo yesterday. With a need to retain solidarity in the Atlantic Alliance and especially with the United the Netherlands has avoided tak- ing the lead in Europe on the issue of recognizing the independence of a part of Por- tugal's African territory Portugal is a North Atlantic Treaty Organization ally. 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