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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 News in brief Rhodes succeeds Ford K-nr. nirr. fill '.e p'-'tt 'Vwawi ForS tc of fc ranrf that ajle vas- Is ipoulrt not be the .NATO meet opens Monday r.p Now as of Orneral Lam the of tms ciMter- to w.' 'rift i.'npact Gpon the aSiance f'rio of the Middle Kast f.''ri'f.s tte U 'MV NATO of workowta following the alert of rfffimfiMi of 'ho prm Arwmcan ''Xt 25 Delusion of the thf- Cniterf and from tag-power ef- iu in fOTts tranquillize the V ''firfh Atl-inNf py f. Traffic mishaps kill 76 CANADIAN PR FAS any vi' '.V-'rr iri '.raffi' five Manitoba four Nova Votw two h only traffic for r'rforcJ with Ja'.t -1' C- x. ft 4 5 A evt ._ ry r- f TV-' V ve- is. vyrv .2 '''-5' harJ J r- Alhx-rtji watch on Skylab 3 STON 'Al'i f onlrol 11 keeping flow on .in nn Sky- offi' 1 1 t ion a for fonf'Tn hut not of orbiliriK iparc furif .iri'J iJirt-ftor tiirr.on if a vrorirJ is it would mean the rnivsion would to pcrhapi by saifJ st wfjulfl .''ftpen-'J on point in flight that the nyro failed Tht arf uwd IIIT fontrol and ntability of Skylab citation rannot be r.on- troll'-d by one- alon'- card mailing OTTAWA Tlicpo-il of her its policy Iliiil Jill Denied niiisl .'Hi Hill .1 spiiki'siiuin l''i i il.'iv Ilicif will he no Icvu-il iiK'niwI those who send led I he in.'iil IICJIIIHK cent st.'iinps Another ofliee spokes- in.'iii sjiiil 'riuirsd.'iv posliil nu- Carpet PHONE 328-2853 mr. steam Cleaning Ltd. Ihonli'-s havf this year to allow scali.-d to carry a .six-cent slamp Normally scaled mail needs einhl-ccnts The unofficial policy had been adopted because the post office will have Id eliminate unsealed mail when new letter sorlinn mid postal coding rnachint's conic into use. said. Unsealed letters and envelopes with trans- parent windows increase the possibility of damage to mail Pope insultor jailed Italy A court in this northern Italian lakeside resort Friday sen- tenced 68-year-old Michel Collin to one year in jail for insulting Pope Paul VI. an unfrocked french priest who calls himself Pope Clement XV was not In court lo hear the sentence. He lives In near in a rented convent he has named Little Vatican. who has a small band of holds that Pope is an and has written a number of virulent tracts saying so. The sentence read by the court accepted the mental of the .-is K mitigating cir- cumstance cEstate By BOB DUVAL KEY REALTY A INSURANCE REALTOR md Any Ronltor will tell you that the three most Impor- tant fedora concerning the value of a house tion. Lorntion. and most homo buyers Ignore this Important advice. Locution Is expeclally vital when buying a house for maximum resole value. Statistics say that you will be reselling your home long before the final mortgage paymant Is In the moll. take a hard not only at the but the future prospects for tho community and Immediate neighborhood. Select a location where raw land and house values have an Increasing price trend. Especially check into the zoning laws for any unfavorable change which could cnima a depreciation In the value of the neighborhood mid the resale Drlce of your home In the future. If thpro Is anything wo cnn do to help you In the field of phono or drop In at KEY REALTY ft 15LM 9th Avonuo South. Lethbrldge. IIPi.Mirt 1 Wn'rn horn In halnl Taxi The legisJatJve buiioiigs in Winnipeg became a giant-sized taxi stand Friday afternoon as. about 200 stern-faced drivers and owners stormed into the building to protest recent 'inadeaaate fare increases. National Farmers Union to reinforce past policies WINNIPEG Members of the National Fann'm 'Jnion left for their hornei Friday after a week- long convention devoted more to reinfomng past thrill moving in new policy direciiom Although the r-oTK-erm of delegates ranged from help for Chilean refugees to the of control over the industry of New three major issues attracted most of their at- tention Two of the for t.he Canadian wheat board and the of the NFL' as s bargaining agent for dominated last year s as well. And a third policy aimed at preventmg agricultural land from being up by outiide interests was well in line with the group's traditional support for family farming and iti opposition to giant corporations moving into agriculture Koy Atkinson of elected to his fourth consecutive term as told the con- vention s closing session Fri- dav that the continues to Montreal financier to face charges MONTREAL John C founder and chairman of Canadian Javelin Ltd was arrested here Fri- day night and 11 lo he taken to St Nfld. today to face charges not yet officially revealed arrested by a group of RCMP officers carrying a warrant issued m St John's where Javelin's head offices may appear in court this afternoon in the Newfoundland capital Police officials and Javelin officers were extremely tight- lipped about the arrest of the controversial whose interests through Javelin and its affiliates have stretched from copper works in Panama to a lincrboard plant on the west coast of Newfoundland. Doyle was taken under es- cort from the firm's down- town offices in a Shcrbrooke Si. apartment around 7 p.m. Friday The silver-haired promoter has been a controversial figure for years and a dissident group of Javelin shareholders based in the United States made an un- successful attempt at an an- nual meeting in the late 1960s lo curb his control over Javelin affairs. He was a close business associate and friend of Premier Joseph Smallwood during much of the latter's years as head of the Liberal government in New- foundland. The most recent incident in newspapers involving Javelin concerned suspension of Javelin share-trading on the American Stock Exchange late last month by the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The commission filed a civil suit against Doyle and William Javelin president. It alleged there had been violations of SEC rules governing fraud and reporting. grow but he urged members to rededicate themselves to the organization and its goals. The claims to repre- sent 25.000 of the country's farm and Mr. Atkinson .said later the growth of the organization during the last year has been but not spectacular HALT SPECULATION The land-use statement adopted Friday calls for a vir- tual end to ownership of agri- cultural land by corporations or aliens. It also aims at halting land speculation and keeping the loss of land to power line and other public projects to a minimum. During the week-long meet- much of the discussion centred on the future of the wheat and the 453 delegates reaffirmed their hope that the board will become the agency responsi- ble for all principal grains. They continued their opposi- lion to the federal government's plan to remove domestic feed grains entirely from the conlrol of Ihe and also made clear their sup- port of the marketing of rapeseed through the board. On the subject of collective delegates approv- ed a draft bill which would allow the NFU to become the agent for farmers as soon as it obtained the support of a ma- jority of farmers in any province of portion or a province. Mr. Atkinson said the group would continue its efforts to organize particular- ly in the Peace River district of British Columbia and Prince Edward Island. already has legisla- tion allowing the NFU to negotiate on farm products with an agency of the but an NFU bid to represent potato growers failed in a plebiscite early this summer. Committee approves bill for gas rationing order WASHINGTON Legislation lo give President Nixon ii free hand in ordering gasoline step he sjiys is a last ex- pected to reach the House of Representatives floor next week. The House commerce com- mittee approved the emergency bill Friday The requested by tin- also would slow clean-air efforts to conserve fuel and would create a Federal Energy Ad- ministration. the Senate ap- proved unanimously a bill calling on the government to spend billion toward mak- ing the United States self- sufficient in energy by 1985. Tho vote sends the measure lo the where iin environmental subcom- mittee will meet Monday to consider Senator llonrv Jackson said he hopes for House passage by February. The bill sets up an inter- agency group which Jackson said is designed to run the pro- gram until the government's energy efforts are reorganiz- ed on a long-term basis. In the House. Chairman Harlcy Staggers of the com- merce committee said he hopes the emergency energy bill will reach the floor Wednesday. The Senate already has passed leg- islation containing many of the provisions of the House bill. VERSIONS DIFFER committee mem- bers indicated that after ex- pected House passage .of the a lengthy Senate-House conference will be required to reconcile the differing ver- sions. Dcforc approving the the commerce commitlee would temporarily exempt the petroleum industry from anti- trust laws in order to work out common plans for allocating scarce fuels. The bill would require car makers to meet the 1975 emis- sion standards and suspend any further exhaust clean-up until 1977. The bill also would allow power plants to violate clean- air standards by burning high- sulphur oil and coal if cleaner- burning fuels were not avail- able. In other and govern- ment lawyers said any stale that attempted lo defy an order from Washington lo lower ils speed limits would find itself on shaky legal ground. One Capitol Hill lawyer just no question about the authority of the federal government lo reduce speed limits to Commons pushes work for Christinas break XT 3 pagiiagg sxi.il legatetaat is an- at a 22C a aew 2 sew so- increase at foGcwtag piss POUCT Earlier taat potesnal crtas t asoal approve-i fortfeer diesaK- res' one of wfeicfe beoss famrfj aHo'sanee sayraeafis to an 2 Tctrr a rjwte from z cirrent fli Bat wfsfe the vajtssKs increase in January' also vsE be tai- able for -Jse first time family allowances were introduced m 1545. Aiso m sacra ge were bills to linSc Canada Penaoc Plan'CPP' increases to tise cost of to increase y wfeec Prime fradean tectezsl cal potser Largely reflected NDP ra. Seisse passafe toe fsor s rJae TiS tors to its credit fe- carSssaitaiy SCSSCE wtecfe started 4. Bst sources say tae Eo also wasts osssage of oTjier feffls. One. a bill to gire i powers to NDP wins praise for energy stand EDMONTON Tie New Democratic Party stand which resulted in the Liberal government announcing sweeping energy policy changes has won praise from Alberta labor groups btrt the socialists MPs were told much more needs to be done. Reg Basken. Alberta Federation of Labor and Neil Reimer. national director of the Oil. Chemical and Atomic Workers International appeared before a special caucus meeting attended by about 15 NDP members. Mr. Reimer said he was concerned that the energy- debate so far had concentrated on oil and that any national energy policy must include all energy sources natural coal and electncal energy. He said Canada has a ''fan- tastic to take ad- vantage of the present world energy situation and that if Canada continues to export its Strom issues warning EDMONTON Former premier Harry Strom warned Friday that any attempt by Alberta to withhold its oil supplies from the rest of Canada would only provoke federal intervention in the province's oil ownership rights. The federal government would use special sections of the British North America Act to Mr. Social Credit MLA for said in the legislature during debate on the government's energy bills. Mr. who has urged Premier Peter Lougheed to seek a meeting with Prime Minister suggested that is the way to end the Alberta- Ottawa dispute over oil prices and control of oil exports. He emphasized that he does not like the federal export tax on crude oil but he told the Conservative dominated legislature that ail the effects of the tax are not bad. through the federal government action have been able to pick up the people's share of an unantici- pated he said. action has protected Canadians both price-wise I would supply- Mr. Strom's comments came during the fourth day of debate on amendments to the Mines and Minerals Act which would permit the cabinet to set royalties at whatever level it wants. End sit-in REGINA Boxes of chicken bones and tidy stacks of protest placards were the only traces left by 100 northern natives as they peacefully filed out of the Saskatchewan legislative building early today after a 34- hour sit-in. They took with them seven written government each designed to encourage the development of northern wood producers' co- nneralives energy always remain a secondary All energy corporations should be declared public utilities and should be immediately taken to nationalize one of the existing multi-national oil cor- porations. into the field is the Both groups called for dramatically increased public participation in all aspects of energy production from ex- ploration to development of Alberta's Athabasca oil sands by a crown corporation Basken said he was concerned that the federal government's proposed national petroleum corpora- tion would become involved only in exploring in areas of the of dis- covery while the industry con- tinues to work in areas where return is almost guaranteed. He said the NDP must push the federal government to en- sure that any such national corporation becomes involved all must encourage the federal government to make it an all-inclusive and com- prehensive corporation rather than just an exploration com- Mr. Basken said. Mr. Reimer said energy ex- ports should only be allowed when Canada's supply has been assured and that while low cost fuel could be available in Canada based on costs of production higher fuel could be exported to match world prices. He agreed with Max Salt- member for Waterloo that a two price policy for natural gas as suggested by the Alberta government was not realistic. Under the policy. Alberta consumers would receive a rebate on gas with a higher price for gas sold out- side the province's boun- daries. Mr. Saltsman and Mr. Reimer agreed that this policy if implemented could mean similar two price systems for other com- such as copper and nickel produced in Ontario. Measle outbreak Mont. Health officials in southern Montana are making efforts to halt outbreaks of red mea- sles. at sasrrr aess aefrer. prcfosed legisia- ap ekcticn CQO- opposition in Friday's piate- Seal sources in- caat tfee cnrrenl ses- r-rigfer ecd by Dec. 22. a sessicc is eipected in ear- ly Fsarsary. Oc all dte bills approved Fncay. family allowance ts the most as additional to correct baby boons Total cost is ex- pected to be billion next year despite income tax recoveries J330 million. AH 73 million children in dse eoestry are eligible for higher payments. Most proriaees have agreed to pass oc tise fen CO for each child. And Quebec and Prince Ecwarti Island will sweeten by giving even higher payments to large families. The federal government re- quires only that payments be no lower than the current a month a child. Provinces can allocate the other J8 as they Alberta has decided to base its payments on age. giving larger cheques for older cfaildren. For the CPP bill means that persons 65 and over no longer will be restricted to two-per-cent yearly raises in benefits. That ceiling will be removed to let increases reflect the cost of living. But contributions to the plan also will increase slightly to provide larger benefits in the future. Gov't asked to pay for court costs OTTAWA The gov- ernment was asked Friday to pay court costs of national park townsites residents who appeal increased fees for land they lease. the government ex- tend to those persons the same treatment as was extended to the native people of James Bay. and finance their test appeal whose purpose is to clarify federal Joe Clark Rocky asked in the Commons. Justice Minister Otto Lang replied he will examine the re- quest and reply later. Lease fees in Banff and Jas- per national parks were in- creased recently and many residents complained of and said they wanted to appeal. The justice department has informed the Banff advisory committee that it has selected four properties in that park as typical of all increases. It sug- gested these four assessments be appealed to the Federal Court and the decision settle all disputes over rentals. Mr. Clark said outside the House that it is unfair to ex- pect the four persons involved to pay costs of the test case. Since the test case arises from federal government ac- Ottawa should foot the he said. MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1250 111 S. 328-8M6 and Home Owner RUG SHAMPOOERS FLOOR SANDERS RENTAL IS YOUR BEST BUY OVEN-FRESH .HOLIDAY uBflKEO GOODS -Wlwra Hit bMt and quality This Year's Christmas FRUil CAKE Light or Dark In 4 5 Iba. OLD ENGLISH CHRISTMAS PUDDINGS with Stout MINCE PIES SHORTBREAD MINCE CUSHIONS CHRISTMAS BREAD MINCE TARTS CHRISTMAS COOKIES From GERMANY TIM Fameua CHRISTMAS STOLLEN Plain or filled with home made marzipan. From HOLLAND Wall Known KER8T KRANSEN andKERSTSTAVEN AIM BANKET LETTERS Marquis Hotel Jusf like mom userf to make mem ar home Plaaaa order early lo avoid olaappolnlnMnti Marquis Bakery 327-4441 ;