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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta tF.THBRinOr December ihnl sums up Canadian politics OTTAWA -I i' poll lie.-, summed up in .'.i nomirs The maiMi'.i M mem, as thi' til" ri-nlral nearly ever. done on in lesser polili. :i! ruck Thi-. bid, hi main ill llv exper tion var of Some Jini''. nil the autumn .-.n lii.il Iionik- henefils presidential fmher inmlit n lax '.ystcin antl ..mall la-, nils for poorer pa.iplo Tar rmn'.'iit i e- soiled lo a form o! clnsnrc to oMam passage. l.'ilclly. this did nut crcalc nincll of a [lolilieal i-sue. The oppusilion parties appeared to "s to he rid ef 111" lull as the Liberals. Mr. Trudeau conci'di d that government. in Iron- We. It had not, for mstance, done enough lo create more jobs. a weaker leader uould Uen in far more troll- Then tlic I' S. ini- tiated even ninrc measures. Caimda-l'.S. lalks s'.Miuvl on a host of cco'ioniic anecs, in Trade Luc-Pepin's ne; i "balanced package ni' irri- tants.'1 KIERANS All ihese problems came on top of rising unemployment despite an about-face the government whidi loosened federal The government also trying to put through a gigan- tic lax-change intended boll] to ovcrliaul the income Mr. K i e r a n s maintained tha; much more emphasis mini he nlaeed on those sec- tors of the economy which provide jobs and less on re- .-nurce development providing fewer prrmanrnt jobs once construction is finished. i.muH.u.s SUPPING'.' A cabinet document on for- eign ownership, one of the most divisive issues before the government, wns leaked. So one version of a report on (he subject prepared for the ministry. Mr. Tnideau returned from a hastily-arranged Dec. 6 meeting with Mr. P.KOII in Wasliingion to announce a presidential pledge that Can- aria ean develop its own politi- ca! and ecmiomic destiny without American interfer- eiiee or concern (bat the .seeks a permanent trade sur- plus with its major trade part- ner. The trip was elosely con- neeted Hie impending announeement of its foreign-ownership policy. Out of the welter of eco- nomic issues, Ihc public opin- ion polls said the Liberals were slipping and that the Conservatives under Robert Sianficld were gaining sub- stantially. The Conservatives held a iioliey convention in Ottawa in December. The real purpose seemed to pep up party troops for nil election campaign. Mr. Kuinficld asserted that the Conservatives can and will win the next election if everybody pitches in. The New Democratic Party got a new leader in April i when David Lewis, 62. snc- cccdcd T. C. Douglas, 07, by i beating hack a spirited as- sault from the left-wing Waf- i fie group headed by James Laxer. NDP GAINS On the basis of gains, the KDP has had more electoral success since IMS than any oilier party. It has won five byelections and two of these Brant and gains from the Liberals. The Liberals have won four byelections since all in Quebec and one of these n gain from Social Credit The Conseryatives retained two seats and made miserable i'1 Quebec conlests. Mr Stanfield, in a bid to up a weal; Quebec base. personally approached .Judge t'laude Wagner, former Lib- eral e.-itiinct minister with a (oiii'li law-and-order reputa- tion I'.tli Iliere was no word on '.'.hM if any role lie Tin- C o in m o n s Civiiiii.ste resurrected Mie (Ye'lil party label which it had abandoned after splitting v.ilii the now-defunct federal wing. The formality of a party leader- ship convention was observed, re-eiecling Heal Caoiiellc who se! about al'empting lo fash- ion a broader base outside Quebec. liellyer. former Lib- eral cabinet minister, formed a right-of-centrc political movement which he called Aclinn Canada. Its fuiurc did i not appear bright, hut Mr. HcllyiY. who became int''> p'jndont Liberal, remained op- timism1. Conservative Frank Moores left the Commons and became almost-premier of Newfound- land in an October election still unsettled. Liberal Philip (livens also resigned and ran successfully in the Ontario provincial election. Mr. Givens was among a small group of dissatisfied Liberal backbenchers voicing criticism of the Trudcau gov- ernment. Commons standing: Liber- als 150, Conservatives 71. New Democrats Social Credit 13. Independent Liberal I, In- dependent 2, Vacant 2-Tota! Gas company plans big works program in '72 PAID HACK WETTINGEN1. Switzerland (AP) A shoemaker who served 12 years of a life impris- onment term for the slaying and robbery of a junk dealer was acquitted after a retrial. Waller Gross also received compensation for the time spent in jail in solitary confinement. The largest capital works pro- gram since 1938 is planned for next year by Canadian Western Natural Gas Company Limited of Calgary. Expenditures for Ihc year are estimated lo exceed mil- lion. Canadian Western, w h i e h serves 95 communities in south- ern Alberta, including L e I. h- bridge and Calgary, will cele- brale its 60th anniversary next year, commemorating the start of service in 1912. NCTV CUSTOMERS I Growth of the areas served by the company is expected to continue on the same level as this year and the company esti- mates il will add new cus- tomers in 1972 including 350 ru- ral customers. Extensions required to serve the new customers plus equip- ment such as meters and rcfiu- lator.s, cost of installing service lines and the necessary facili- ties are estimated at mil- lion. A major constructon project will be started next year and continue during the next two years on the company's Carbon field, miles northeast of Cal- gary. Next year's expenditures on this project arc estimated at million. Improvements to its pipeline system, which is more than miles, is to cost more than 51 million in 1972. The company is also engaged in several research ar.cl devel- opment programs. It has been conducting a research program on mass measurement, using a system where natural gas is j measured by the pound instead i of the cubic fool. D. B. Smith, company .senior 1 vice-president, said the method is used a good deal in Europe i I and is ideally suited to cornpu-' for easier controls. It is applicable at present only to large quantity measure- ment. Field work has been com- pleted and results are to be pre- sented lo federal authorities so this method of measurement miy be approved for use in Canada. The company is also involved in powering motor vehicles with natural gas and develop- ing a natural gas fuel cell (bat- tery I lo provide electrical power requirements for individual homes and businesses. TOO EXPENSIVE JOHANNESBURG, South Af- rica (AP) Methwcll Mafune won a automobile in a quiz competition but the 2G- year-okl parking lot attendant said he would have to give up Ihc car because he couldn't af- ford to buy gasoline. LETHBRID0E In co-operation with the Department of Advanced Education, Government of Alberta, is offering to all unemployed Albertans, these daytime training courses: RETAIL MERCHANDISING AND DISPLAY 14 weeks commencing January 10 STENO-TYPIST REFRESHER 12 weeks commencing Febuary 7 CLERK-TYPIST 12 weeks commencing February 7 HOSPITALITY PERSONNEL (Bartender, Bellhop, Cocktail Waitress, Maid) 6 weeks commencing January 10 SALESMANSHIP-SALES CLERK 10 weeks commencing January 3 AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS 12 weeks commencing January 3 CLERICAL, EOOKKEEPiMG AND OFFICE MACHINES 12 weeks commencing February 7 WARD-AIDE 4 weeks commencing January 10 REGISTERED NURSES REFRESHER PROGRAM 1 week plus Clinical Service, com- mencing January 24 MEDICAL SERVICES CLERK b weeks commencing January 24 IABORATORY AIDE 16 weeks commencing January 3 SCHOOL AIDE 16 weeks commencing January 3 YOUTH SERVICES WORKER 16 weeks commencing January 3 DAY-CARE AIDE 16 weeks commencing January 3 HOMEMAK1NG A CAREER (Domestic Helpers) 8 weeks commencing January 17 BASIC ENGLISH FOR NEW CANADIANS 16 weeks commencing January 3 VOCATIONAL UPGRADING (Classes available at different levels in mathematics, science or communication) 16 weeks commencing January 3 SEWING 12 weeks commencing January 10 LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION 12 weeks commencing January 3 AGRICULTURAL SALES 12 weeks commencing January 3 FARM MACHINERY (Adjustment and Maintenance) 12 weeks commencing January 3 IRRIGATION 12 weeks commencing January 3 LANDSCAPING AND SPECIAL CROPS 12 weeks commencing January 3 ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION 6 weeks commencing January 24 SECURITY GUARD 12 weeks commencing January 3 TRAILER MANUFACTURING 16 weeks commencing January 10 FIRE SCIENCE 16 weeks commencing January 3 AUTO BODY REPAIR (Pre-Apprentice) 6 weeks commencing January 17 DRAPERY CONSTRUCTION AND UPHOLSTERY Drapery 6 weeks commencing January 10; Upholstery 10 weeks commencing February 21 (Students may enter at either entry point) GRAPHIC ARTS 6 weeks commencing January 17 HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATION AND SERVICE 9 weeks commencing January 24 COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVING 4 weeks commencing January 17 SERVICE STATION ATTENDANT 9 weeks commencing February 28 HOST-HOSTESS TRAINING 12 weeks commencing January 10 CUSTODIAL COURSE CLEANING AND SANITATION 12 weeks commencing January 10 FLOOR COVERING 15 weeks commencing January 17 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE Carpentry 6 weeks com- mencing Jnnuory 10; Second Program 8 weeks commencing February 21 APPLIANCE SERVICE MAN 16 weeks commencing January 10 WELDING 6 to 12 weeks commencing January 3 RADIO TECHNICIAN (Pre-Apprentice) 15 weeks commencing Jonuory 17 INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL TRADES Plumbing and Healing 6 weeks commencing January 10; Sheet Metal 8 weeks commencing February 21 BUSINESS EQUIPMENT SERVICING 15 weeks commencing January 17 LIBRARY AIDE 16 weeks commencing January 10 To quctlify for tinlning candidates must have been n resident of Alberta for the past twelve months bo unemployed and actively seeking employment and out of the regular school system since June 30, 1971. No tuition fee will bo charged and training allowance will be available if eligible. Individual courses subject to cancellation if insufficient applicants register. FOR COMPLETE DETAILS CONTACT: STUDENT SERVICES LETHERiDGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PHONE 327-2141 at EATON'S to When it comes to gift- come to Eaton's for the choice in the most-wanted gifts. At Eaton's Christmas comes to life with the big choice In Christmas gifts that will please all those special people on your list. Look over these sug- gestions, then hurry down lo Eaton's. For your Christmas shopping con- venience, Eaton's now has special shopping hours from now to Christmas. Swivel Rockers for the Home Boxed Panties for Miladi 11 O-95 1 QQ 9S 117 and 107 Each Chair Covers Choose from three different styles. An ex- f, cellent solution to your gift problem. All cov- ercd with beautiful fabric, in different grades. S? Ee sure to see these. Just three of our wide y V range. y v Furniture, Second Floor M b> 9.29 AM mm nd Rayon briefs, 3 In box, 2.29; embroidered rayon bikinis, 7 in box, 6.00; embroidered rayon bikinis, 6 in box; 4.00 and embroidered rayon briefs, 6 in box, 4.00. Lingerie, Main Floor !S A practical gift for the home. Choose from cotton corduroy at 6.95 each and crushed w velvet at 12.95 each. You will like them 01 soon as you inspect them. P Draperies, Second Floor 'g :s '-S. wz ts ic T-s 'e Men's Winter Coats .00 to .00 Each Men's Winter Jackets Men's Leather Coats 1 9-95 to 45-00 Each Tweeds, velours, and saxonys in and full lengths. Wool and wool blend fabrics are lined with wool or orlon. g Men's Wear, Main Flooi Styled in parkas, duffle coat, car coat and ski look. Outer shells are of woof and nylon fabrics. Some are down filled. A practical way to keep warm this winter. Men's Wear, Main Floor 55 Still a good selection of men's leather coati In suede, cobretta or pigskin fabrics, with borg and orlon pile linings. Black, brown, tan y or beige. Ej" Men's Wear, Main Floor Men's Double Knit Slacks i Boys' Polo Pyjamas 3 5.00 rt Each Boys' Sport Shirts 3.88 5.98 .TOO poir in the brightest ond best thades. Consisting of purple, wine, brown, g Styled by Penmans. Of 100% cotton interlock blork. Mac, red and navy. Fortrel ond wool, ft knil with lycra trim. Colours of blue, yellow, v in Hare lea, Waisl popriko and ton. Each y Pormancnt press. 100% colton, or cotton ond polyester blends. Plains ond in 'hs recent shades nnd stylings. Men', Wear, Main Fioo, Boys' Wcor, Main Floor S Boys' Wc-nr, Main Floor LICORICE ALLSORTS QUALITY FRUIT CAKE An always popular favourite nnd so frcsli. In Mado from choicest ingredients. Atlroclivcly gift boxed. 3 Ib. size. Boxed Chocolates 1 -M ,0 2'39 1 Ib. and 2 Ib. pkgs. 2.99 nlai.k Magic-a popular favourite from Rown- s? gift. 1 Ib. b 1 no gi" l< Each nnd I .UO ,i Each Box DELECTO CHOCOLATKS WHITE HEATHER CANDY Made by Gonongs. Would moke an ideal Cliocolales and toffees in an attractive gift tin, 2CA .OU vacuum packod lo ensure freshness. 2 Ib. tin. Each trues. Mb. box 2.3V. ;j 2 Ib. tin. tach Dairy delicious assortment of milk VARIETY FAIR CHOCOLATES !l POPPYCOCK chocolales. Mb. box 2.10. A o( n ciloco. in bu Chocolate liquid cream. _ -Q Vacuum krtl 10 4 E box 1.00. t.i33 Fr.fh I Condiet, Lowftr Floor y Candies, Lower Floor r5 50 Condios, Lower Floor Buy Line 328-8811. Open Wednesday From 9 'Til 9. ;