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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta M THE LETHBRIOOE HERALD Decemoer ia Permanent food body advocated The Commons special com- mittee on food which dies at the end of the current parliamentary bade a tentative farewell Friday with a report recommending a per- manent Commons committee on consumer affairs. The the third the committee has tabled since its formation last will be its last if the government decides to prorogue Parlia- ment and start a new session text year. Conservative committee members viewed the recommendation for a con- sumer affairs committee as a James McGrath Sweaters Opmfri. ft Sat.-till 9p.m. HUB firrcHBi Pk.34S-4U8CMldili St. John's the party's consumer affairs said in an interview. party just didn't want to see the special committee continue in its present He said the government used the committee as a safe- ty to let off steam about soaring food prices with little power to do anvthine about them. The committee was set up under the Inquiries Act with a mandate to examine trends in food prices. Its work was made Mr. McGrath by creation of the government's food prices review board under Beryl Plumptre last spring. Grace Maclnnis NDP consumer affairs said a perma- nent committee would be tied to studying only those matters selected by the government. The special committee could initiate its own studies. Energy crisis threatens U.S. way of life WASHINGTON The impact on the developing energy crisis in the United States is resulting in increas- ing signs of uneasiness among a people long noted for their independence and self- confidence. So the most vocal and violent of reactions to what many see as an out- side threat to the American way of life have come from the truckers. long lines of trucks blocked interstate highways. there was a wildcat twoday shutdown attempted with drivers forced off the shotguns in action and diesel pumps blocked at truck stops. And the truckers say that it these measures don't force a cut in the price of diesel fuel and an increase in the speed limit for they'll take further measures. To the the fight is an economic one. But some observers believe the situa- tion may be only one symptom of a deeper feeling of uneasiness and confusion as familiar patterns of life are changed or destroyed. An airline one of hun- dreds laid off as flights are cut pondered the fact that he is highly trained to do only one thing looking toward the said. I'm A news executive opened his mail to find a notice from the oil company. It told him that in future he would have to work at conserving fuel from now the tank will be filled only twice a month instead of on demand. worries you. makes you wonder where it's all going to he said. There are signs that this concern may be becoming general. Housewives notice that every second bank of lights is turned off in the supermarket and that many of the Christmas i cut the hours they stay open. Her uneasiness is reflected in cooler homes as she turns off lights and turns down the thermostat. Among her ever-present worries is the possibility that schools may close or factory work reduced as winter closes in. Sunday closing of gas stations has become but there are signs that this aspect of the situation is deteriorating also. it's not unusual to find stations out of gas and closed on Friday morning as apprehensive motorists fill up as early as possible for the weekend. who have worked hard at preserv- ing the quality of air and are torn between acceptance of the fact that things are changing and dis- may over the realization that many of their gains may be eliminated by grim necessity. There are signs of sharp division of pointing up the confusion of emotions over the crisis. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Car tilled Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. 328-7684 Jail guard brutality report set CALGARY City lawyer Milt Harradence said here the report of his commis- sion of inquiry into allegations of guard brutality at Calgary Correctional Institute will be handed over Dec. 21 to Solicitor-General Helen Hunley. It is up to Miss Hunley to make it he said. DISCOVER Kerber Floors 1251 2nd Avenue South Wall to Wall Broadloom Vinyl Sheet Goods and Tiles A Large selection of End Rolls and Remnants ON SALE NOW Free Estimates Phone 327-0023 After Hours 327-7133 NO TRAVEL WORRIES ON U.S. HIGHWAYS OTTAWA Motorists bound for the United States should not worry too much this Christmas season about having travel plans spoiled by gasoline the Cana- dian Automobile Association said Friday. The association reports that service stations along inter- state highways will be open every day except Sunday. About 82 per cent of all U.S. stations will be open Dec. 24 and 84 per cent will open New Year's Eve. But most stations will close in the late Ihe CAA says Getting fuel Christmas Day and New Year's Day will be more difficult since a great many stations will be closed. Only 12 per cent will open Dec 25 About 27 per cent will open Jan. 1. The CAA also offers motorists these tips to avoid problems on the Do not underestimate travel time and always drive on the top half of the Do not plan to travel from Saturday night to Sunday mor- ning If you must travel New Year's and Christmas beware that some stations may limit your gas purchases. Remember that some states have legislated a max- imum speed limit of 50 m.p.h. Confirm all stop-over reservations before leaving Canada to ensure that gas is not wasted looking for places to stay. PUSH AID-TRADE LINKS TOKYO The Japa- nese in its annual white paper on economic co- says it is seeking to more closely mesh foreign aid with overseas activities Japanese industry. It also .is aiming to obtain more secure from both for Japan and for the recipient countries. Keep Christ in Christmas THE Sunday Crossword the New Herald Tribune word I Edited by Robert B. Gillespie Inserted by ol Columbuf Crossword By A.B. Canning STRIP TEASERS ACROSS 1 Cojches 6 Sky color 10 Salad 14 One of the Jacks 18 Tied 20 Giftee 21 Buck Rogers' milieu 22 Spanish stream 23 Comic strip breadwinner 25 Old-time comic strip hero 27 Isfoodless 28 Novelist Morton 30 31 Unpleasant 34 Great golfer 35 Sharp teeth 36 Protagonists or sandwiches 39 Find these in veins 41 Montreal articles 42 Editors' marks 43 Italian city 44 Fabulous bird 46 Surgical instruments 1 Stitch 2 Egg comb form 3 Swamp 4 Margret and Rutherford 5 Clothing 6 Ported 7 Signs deed 8 Fish 9 writer 10 Penmsulae 48 Chats 49 More desperate 50 Neither 51 Suppers 52 Lemur 5J County 54 Japanese native 55 Of a Norse god 56 How illiter ates write names 57 Tinker eg 58 Cornered 59 Measure of victory at Pimlico 60 Least irrational 61 Flat 62 Cavalry weapon 63 Entomology abbr 64 Hailey's 65 English statesman. 1880-1959 67 Primitive computer 69 Bingham and Johnson 71 Sordid 72 Ream parts 73 Type over 74 Stravinsky's Le du 75 Nags 76 Exclamation 79 Athletes 80 Triangular area 82 Pigeon 84 Abyssinian mountain 85 European river 86 Expect 87 M'A'S'H corporal 88 Dick Tracy word 89 Webster and Moynihan 90 Artery's partner 91 Problem 92 Swift's inspiration 93 Extravagant thing 94 Memorial pile 96 Herbs 97 Teen-age comic strip girl 98 Kind of champagne 99 Czech reformer 100 What Beetle Baily does 101 Sunshine state abbr Elated si 103 Pipelines of a sort 105 Court furniture 106 Heavenly instruments 108 Vintage car 109 Martinique or Corse 110 Peep show 111 equine style 2wds. 113 Comic-strip champ 117 Equestrian hero 122 Sheltered 123 Mercator enlargement 124 Amerinds 125 Make close 126 Sunday word 127 Name in Ezra 128 Asian holidays 129 Sup at home DOWN 11 Deceased 12 Deed 13 Joiners 14 Feather comb form 15 Honest name 16 Limb 17 for short 19 for one 20 Singing stars 21 Walks wearily 24 Small birds 26 Spooky 29 Pronouns 31 He who dares 32 the icebox in 33 Ketcham hero 35 competition 36 Old-time singing Scot 37 creator 38 Oklahomans 40 Act part 42 Mends 43 Drink Fr 45 Rough 47 Hesitant sounds 48 To obtain 49 Forgo 52 Queues 53 Enchanted or pixyish 54 against time Bomber9 free at least George center once known as the was released in New York after nearly 17 years in a men- tal ward. Now 70 he terrorized New York for years to draw attention to his claim that he had been cheated out of compensa- tion by the Consolated Edison Co. He said he developed tuberculosis and became unable to work as the result of an on-the-job accident in a Con Ed plant. WANTED SCRAP IRON Now Paying More For All Types Of Scrap Metal Farm Industrial Anything Made of Ironl COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON Truck ScalM Magnet Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 It Our 56 I 57 Guards against fire 58 Rulers 60 Soft 64 Old woman 66 Paddle 68 Catafalque 70 Frosters 71 Rich fabric 72 Arab sheikdom 73 Middlemen's deals 74 Killed 75 The Obscure ar d others 77 Edible fish 78 Owns vehicle 79 Conceals 81 Pitchers 83 African spas 84 Wild ber nes obs 88 Moon's lack abbr 91 Go to track window 92 Scottish boy bellhop 94 Crab's claw 95 Girl's name 96 Not 97 Wisconsin town 100 Indonesian island 101 Destinies 104 Dusts 105 creator 106 Edges 107 Word with deaf or blind 110 Got up 111 True sand 112 item 14 Palm leaf var 15 Letters 16 U S Can lake 18 Common verb 19 Obtain 20 Burmese tribesman 113 Too many cars 21 Soarer Diagramless 17 X 19. by C. Cruikshank not tourist 4 wds Quixote her to of escort historical speed take so on well or 3 Drinks 4 What bread brief does fix for 5 That Find this an six Lure a Pro 6 Teutonic Eucalyptus Dress Male 7 Eng Navy 8 They pass the 9 Put it U V K U K V 34 Kind of cycle 41 often or pod red eyed 35 As Maine goes 42 It can be nation AM or FM 37 Horseshoe- 44 One of the shaped at leagues traction abbr 38 Petty princes 45 Obligation or overlords 46 Lean 40 Visionaries 51 Surround 52 NCOs 54 Opp of taboo 55 Attention getting sound 56 Hasten 57 26A abbr 58 Engineering soc 59 The party in power SOLUTIONS OF LAST WEEK'S PUZZLED aaa iignaa aaaa nnrjia aaaa nnrjiaa aaa aaaa aaaaa araarja Liaaaaa aaa or anas anaaEi aaaaa BEND snoana 1973 by Chicago Tribune N Y NewsSynJ Inc CRYPTOGRAMS Y ZECVUS YKTKCSKUK EV I VAC SCOWREER VWW VAC SCREED I RED WOIK. Jeanne Biancolli 2. JNRRSU TEDJZTHOR NIP GEAR AJDIYJNRP IA NR SHAAHP YNH AT7.OSU DEAR. By India M. Sperry PS1 NTWRPH ALPHOEOKM PM L S O A L K NOSTWOR1 TE TSK. -By Joynel Davidson 1. KTLMYT DYPPD LDYK KTLI. -By Earl Ireland Last Week's Cryptograms 1. Our pained world wears its big ice cap because it has one large headache. 2. Tired floorwalker moonlighted at home when new baby finally got rplirky. Superfast Carlite auto glass so you can get away in a hurry. Drive in or phone and we'll come running. Trans Canada Glass Carlite Lethbrldge Glass Co. 1267 3rd Avenue S. Lethbridge Phone 328-3391 ;