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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Canada under oil OTTAWA Despite its statements to the Saudi Arabia has almost cer- tainly put Canada under its oil an informed source said Wednesday. Saudi Arabia has delivered only one shipment of oil to Canada since it joined other Arab oil states in October in a boycott of countries they con- sider allies of the source said. He added that conflicting reports between the Saudi government and its major supplying Arab American Oil Co. to be an attempt to create uncertainty in Ottawa and other capitals as a means of strengthening the Arab position. Energy Minister Donald Macdonald said Monday Aramco has announced Saudi Arabia has placed with the United States and un- der its embargo. But External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp told the Commons Tuesday that information we have from the government of Saudi Arabia is that Canada is not on the boycott thus con- forming the previous stated view ofthe Saudi government. A spokesman for Mr. Sharp said Wednesday his statement was based on assurances re- ceived by Ambassador Jac- ques Gignac during meetings with top Saudi officials this week. The source said the Saudis having us reassur- ing the government while boycotting Canada through its control of Aramco. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. Established 1911 Lower Floor 517 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-1541 Standout performer Kevin doesn't seem too enthused at being the only boy in a choir with 36 girls as the St. Martin's Junior Choir gives a performance in Regina. He usually has two or three other boys for but this time they didn't show up. Maybe Kevin's thinking they should have warned him. PM's RESIDENCES HIT TAXPAYERS OTTAWA Maintaining Prime Minister Trudeau's of- ficial residence at 24 Sussex Drive in Ottawa and his cottage at Harrington cost taxpayers in the fiscal year ended March the Commons was informed Wednesday. Taxpayers also paid for renovations to Mr. Trudeau's offices in the Centre Block of the Parliament say government figures released in answer to written questions from Conservative MPs Tom Cossitt and Robert Coates The figures for the two residences include mainte- entertainment and fuel. For the three-year period ended March it cost to maintain 24 Sussex and another for the Harrington Lake which has been reserved for the use of prime ministers since 1958. 40 feared lost in sea disaster near Victoria Doctors want no part of drug plan OTTAWA Doctors want no part in the Le Dain SMART EXECUTIVES Lease Their Business and Personal Cars BECAUSE... Leasing can be less expensive than buying Leasing is time saving and convenient Leasing simplifies your tax records No cash investment required For the complete facts on leasing contact BORIS Leasing and Insurance Rep. BENY AUTOMOTIVE ENTERPRISES LTD. 2nd AVE. and 8th STREET S. Phone 328-1101 1 commission's proposal to lock up hard-core drug addicts for compulsory Dr. Peter president of the Canadian Medical. Association said Wednesday. In a letter to Health Minister Marc Dr. Banks said a doctor's primary responsibility is for the patient's including respect for doctor-patient con- fidences. A working relationship be- tween doctors and police seriously and adverse- ly affect the patients must have in their physicians. The final report of the royal commission headed by Toronto law professor Gerald Le Dain recommends that police be empowered to pick up suspected hard-drug ad- dicts and bring them to court. Magistrates would then de- following careful medical whether the detained person should be committed to a treatment centre for a period of one to three months. The the result of four years study by the five-member was tabled last Friday in the Commons. The controversial com- pulsory-treatment recommen- just one of many proposals in the report for controlling non-medical drug has already been criticiz- ed by lawyers and civil liber- Seven years before the Palliser sign went the first barrels of PalliserReserve CanadianWhisky were laid down. Today there is a proud new name in Canadian rye whisky. Palliser. The new Palliser distillery in Alberta has brought together the skills and the talents of as fine a team of whisky- makers as Canada has ever assembled. Even though our distillery is new and the product we sell is aged the full number of years. Our business began long before we opened our Lethbridge plant. It i jf j began with our bringing together the finest aged Canadian whiskies that go to make up Palliser a smooth and satisfying seven-year-old. Each year since then we have also laid down for Palliser Colony House Palliser Black Label Palliser Golden Special Look for them at all Alberta liquor stores. See how we have started a new tradition of distilling excellence. PALLISER Palliser Distillers Alberta ties associations spokesmen. Dr. Banks said doctors were distressed by recently exposed use of drug addiction treatment facilities as a base for police surveillance and 'law A CMA Dr. John said this was a reference to the RCMP plant last summer of an undercover agent in an Edmonton heroin- treatment clinic. The police agent went into the clinic to see whether the synthetic nar- cotic used to treat was being traded around by ad- Dr. Bennett said in an interview. When the public learned of the undercover the clinic's credibility was dam- he said. Insp. Gordon To- national co-ordinator for RCMP drug said the clinic asked the RCMP officer to make an investigation because of concern about illicit drug trade within the clinic. The agent found no illegal traffic. The final Le Dain report recommends that information on those receiving treatment in methadone clinics should not be available to police ex- cept for specific offences. FIRE KILLS 23 QUITO Twenty- three people were burned to death and 10 suffered bad burns when they were trapped inside a bus which caught fire near the Ecuadorean police said Tuesday. The blaze erupted when a passenger struck a match to light a ciga- without noticing a large can of fuel near him. VICTORIA All 40 crew members were feared lost at sea Wednesday after the Liberian freighter Orien- tal Monarch went down in a Pacific storm off the west coast of Vancouver Island. are no no signs of said a search and rescue spokesman. The ship's four lifeboats were found empty in the gale- whipped seas 550 miles northwest of here and there was no trace of the 40 men. Capt. Frank Garvin of the Canadian Armed Forces said two liferafts had been sighted. don't know if anyone is on but we don't suspect that anyone Rescue officials still did not know the identity of the cap- tain of the ship which sank at a.m. PDT. The Oriental Monarch sank in 30-foot waves and 55-mile- winds while a Cana- dian Forces Argus aircraft circled helplessly overhead. SOS HEARD The first hint of trouble came at 4 p.m. EST Tuesday with a Morse code SOS crackling into a radio station. The message water into engine room Emergency conditions Request all Search and rescue alerted all ships in the area but their progress was hampered by the storm. The Japanese con- tainer ship Golden Arrow was only eight miles away from the Oriental Monarch when it went but covered only five miles ilt the next two hours. As the Argus aircraft flew to the scene after the first S 0 the Oriental Monarch radioed more terse some of them garbled. They indicated water was still pouring in and the ship had to switch to auxiliary power after the main supply was cut. Apparently it could send messages but could not receive any. Shortly before 8 p.m. Tues- the captain left BOATS FOUND EMPTY As dawn broke searchers reported that flares had been but one by one the empty lifeboats were found and empty lifejackets were discovered floating in the sea. The vessel had left with a ship- ment of grain for Japan. The ship's Portland agent said most of the officers were while its crew was mainly Filipino. The vessel was registered in Liberia. Search and rescue said the ship was owned by Taiwanese shipping magnate C. Y. Tung. Lloyd's Register of Ships gave its owner as Transpacific Lines Inc. The Lethbridge Herald think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS Bob Cratcbit and Scrooge were two of the char- acters In Christmas Who was the HOW DO YOU 91 to 100 TOP 81 to 90 EictflMt. 71 to 80 psints Csed. 61 to 70 polntt Fair. 60 or H'mml FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION Why Is It so difficult for mankind to achieve on YOUR YULE QUIZ PART I CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 Our newest Christmas custom is a-ringing chilrch bells b-lighting candles c-sending Christmas cards 2 The father of Christmas caroling Is considered to be a-Charles Dickens Francis of Assist c-Blng Crosby 3 A traditional Christmas the was Introduced In 1836 from Mexico. a-mietletoe b-balsam fir c-poinsettia 4 Eating is a traditional Christmas treat. a-ice cream b-plum pudding c-chocolate cake 5 The practice of exchanging gifts in December began in a-Roman times b-the United States c-ancient India PART II CHRISTMAS WORLDWIDE Take 4 points for each country or area you can match with its name for Santa Claus. 1.....Kris Kringle 2.....Babbo Natale 3.....Pere Noel 4.....Yule Tomten 5.....Father Christmas a-England b-France c-Italy d-Germany e-Scandinavia PART III AUTHORS AND COMPOSERS Take 5 points for each composer or author whose work you can correctly identify. Christian Andersen 2.....Victor Herbert 3.....Irving Berlin 4.....Phillips Brooks 5.....Charles Weeley a-White Christmas b-O Little Town of Bethlehem c-Harkl The He raid Angels Sing d-The Fir Tree e-Babes in Toyland 1217-73 Inc. STUDENTS Save This Practice ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE ;