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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD December 1973 Little effort made to cut fuel use By CHRISTOPHER CARROLL Canadian Press Staff Writer Although many polilan areas in the United States are offering dis- count free rides and ex- tra service to encourage the use of mass transit vehicles instead of few urban centres in Canada are taking the same steps here to save luel A Cross-Canada Survey by The Canadian Press shows with the exception of Toronto and Montreal where publicity campaigns have increased the number of mass transit riders in the last few few transit companies are making special efforts to get people out of their automobiles. In Ed- Winnipeg. Regina and in the Atlantic transit authorities said nothing was being done to either encourage passengers or save fuel. In Vancouver. British Columbia Hydro said it was not taking any energy-saving steps at since it was not anticipating any fuel shor- tage. They said the city bus tleet was essentially electric- not gas or and a tuel shortage would not aftect the company. In the transit system is saving but is it not a result of efforts to save energy. The city-owned tran- sit system has been out on strike since Nov 29 and a spokesman said there is no in- dication of an early end to the walkout of the 680 transit workers. The spokesman said the en- lorced savings by the transit system amount to a day on electricity to operate its 87 trolley but that it meant much heavier use of cars by city workers who nor- mally use buses to travel to and from work In Regina. there is no imme- diate concern about fuel prob- a transit spokesman said. It's a problem for Eastern Canada now. In Brandon. a spokes- man said no action has been taken to date in an effort to get more people on the buses and none was expected winter. In Winnipeg an advertising campaign dealing with energy conservation has been launched. a spokesman said any schedule changes will be directly related to public demand for service. Thomas McKim of the Hali- tax transit company said no iteps have been taken recent- Iv because of the energy but he said there has been a lessening of auto traf- fic in the city and a cor- responding increase in the use ol city buses. He said the transit system hasn't considered possible luel shortages as yet because in an emergency public transit will probably have a high priority and could continue to operate at levels currently in eltect. In Moncton. N B Gus Pe- tipas of the Moncton transit said the only- measures his operation was taking was to turn down the thermostat in the garage and servicing areas. He said no city routes have been cut back because ot the fuel situation or rising prices. There is no problem in Prince Edward Island because there is no intercity public transportation. Eat up a seven-year-old owned by If monkey monkey is true a lot of people Alan Williams of St. joined a need to watch their table spaghetti-eating contest run by a local restaurant. Trudeau attack on Lougheed over energy issue criticized CHRISTMAS FLOWERS from SUPER SAM will be SUPER College Mall 9th Ave. S. 23rd St. N. By PALL JACKSON Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Alberta. Can- ada's red hot energy appears to have been pushed relentlessly out into the diplomatic cold by- Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau's minority Liberal government. there are beginn- ing to appear to be certain signs in Eastern Canada that some influential and thinking people believe that Mr. Trudeau may have gone too 1 ar and the time for an accom- modation must come soon. Sears CIAL PANT CHAS Girls' G.W.G. Bag Pants Girls' size 7-14 Juniors' sizes 5-6-15-16 These hard-wearing G.W.G. pants are made of cot- ton with soft brushed effect. This regular rise style pant has split legs at the thighs and will go almost anywhere. It also has a wide belt loops and smart front slash pockets. Colors of Beige and Mint Green. Similar to illustration. Girls' Bazaar Sears gel the dnesi guarantee satisfaction or money refunded and iVee delivery whei Christrt ideas begin Store Open daily a.m. to p.m. until Christmas Centre Village Mall Telephone 328-9231 The Ottawa for has desc'ribed Mr. Trudeau's scathing attack in Vancouver last weekend on Alberta Premier Peter Loughee-d as totally cheap and Mr. Trudeau's most recent comments made in the House of Commons on Wednesday in which he infuriated Alberta MPs by suggesting they were as far as linguistic justice for Quebeckers is con- cerned even made some Liberal cabinet ministers un- happy It came as a shock especial- ly to Alberta MPs still recovering charges made more than a year ago by Energy Minister Donald Mac- donald that persons who voted Progressive Conser- Alber- had in recent days been saying that Mr. Lougheed was going all out to heal the wounds caused by recent events. At least two of Alberta's Liberal Harry Hays of Calgary and Earl Hastings of are absolutely behind Mr. Trudeau in the they are careful to point out that you can be both a good Albertan and a good Canadian at the same time. Both Senator Hays and Senator Hastings are capital but Senator Donald who insists on being called an dent is a great ad- mirer ol Mr. Lougheed on foreign policy at of Mr. Trudeau Senator Cameron is ex- tremely concerned'about the Ottawa-Edmonton hasn't much time for Mr. Mac- donald. and has tried to push Alberta's case to the federal cabinet and the top boys in the prime minister's office. The result. guys are just too he says. There are some bright Albertans in the Liberal but they tend to be Trudeau men first and Alber- tans or or maybe even fourth. Ivan who once taught at the University of Alberta in has been describ- ed as Mr. Trudeau's Henry Kissinger But diplomatic missions to Edmonton are not quite his style or Flavor. Blair national director of the federal Liberal hails from Taber Alta.. and ran the Alberta campaign for the Liberals in 1972. his success at electing MPs was that can hardly be blamed on Mr. Williams. He's energetic and intelligent. He's also a big. big Trudeau fan. When it comes down to Jack Horner and a man who cornered 75 per cent of all votes cast in his constituency in the 1972 lederal has more or less summed up the Albertans refused to elect a single Liberal to their 75-seat provincial legislature or a single Liberal in any of their 19 federal seats so Mr. Trudeau has written off Alberta until Albertans come around to Mr. Trudeau's way ot thinking. Cancers prevents young graduate doctor's dream Ky. David Heath says the medical school diploma he received last week is 'the culmination ot my life's dream to practise medicine Heath. 34. won't be hanging out his shingle. He is dying of cancer and says he's hoping to get through the holi- He says I won't be able to practise medicine. I know now that the opportunity was He has been accepted for a semester of supplemental study at the Neurological In- stitute in but he won't be able to take advan- tage ol the acceptance. The diploma and the David M Heath. desk plaque under a tiny Christmas tree in the apartment bedroom represent deter- mination and struggle. Heath says he has known he had terminal cancer since he had an exploratory operation in May to discover the cause ol chest and back pains and weight loss. Doctors dis- covered that he had cancer which had spread so far they were unable to identify the primary cause. He told his fiancee. that he had thought better of getting married said I didn't think we but Janice felt differ- ently She said she wanted They were married June 17. and Heath it wasn't lor her I might have given up a long time Heath received his degree Wednesday after several stu- dents at the University of Louisville medical school asked school officials to grant it now. rather than waiting un- til May. Pioneer astronomer dies at 101 WASHINGTON Charles Greeley a pio- neering astronomer who be- lieved the energy source of the future to be the sun he spent his life died today. He was 101. Abbot was associated with the Smithsonian Institution lor more than three-quarters of a joining the staff in 1895. In 1928 he became or chief executive officer He retired in 1944. One of his major pre- occupations during the last tew decades has been finding a suitable method to tape the sun's energy. He first built a solar cooker in 1920 and later invented and patented a dozen devices to collect the sun's rays for useful purposes. CAREERS c Your future is here GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR required by DEPARTMENT OF ADVANCED EDUCATION N.A.I.T. This is a professional position with responsibilities in the area of vocational and personal counselling to prospective and full time students The incumbent will be required to administer score and interpret individual and group psychology tests in the intelhgency and personality areas. Programs in group counselling must also be provided. Candidates must possess a Masters in Psychology or M.F D in Educational Psychology plus considerable counselling experience preferably in the technical industrial area Starting salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience presented Closes January 1974. Competition Number 5501-86 GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE MAIN CENTENNIAL BUILDING 10015 103 T5J OH4 ROOM 500 TERRACE BUILDING T5K 2C1 REQUIRED Purpose and To conduct hydrological studies leading to optimum efficiency in a large open pit Tar Sands mining project at Athabasca The preferred applicant will be a graduate geological or civil or ground water geologist with 3-5 years experience in open pit mine dewatermg systems Supervisory ability and a sound knowledge of mining processes is required Please reply in writing Recruitment Representative SHELL CANADA LIMITED P.O. Box 880 Alberta. o Senior Mining Engineer Required An excellent opportunity exists in the development of our Athabasca Tar Sands Project for a graduate Mining Engineer Responsibilities will include equipment field testing and mine design of tailings mine dewatermg and some field supervision. Work location will be in Calgary but candidates must be available for later transfer to the plant site in the McMurray area Applicants should have 5-10 years of open pit mine ex- preferably In the use od draglines and be qualified to obtain a mine managers' certificate. Interview and relocation cost will be paid in full. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please apply In writing Recruitment Representative SHELL CANADA LIMITED P.O. Box Alberta ;