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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Ottawa dickers 1 i tor Alta. park approved Saturday, February 13, 1971 THE tETHBRIDGE HERA1D 9 Oddities in tlie news res idene e OTTAWA (CP> The federal, The provincial government government is negotiating with was better equipped to imple- ment a reforestation program in Wood Buffalo Park than was the federal government. the southern part of the pruv- i minister said he believed mce, Northern Affairs Minister timber removal should continue Jean Chretien said Friday. jn park, as many local Indi- Alberla in an attempt to trade part of Wood Buffalo National Park for favorable park land in MOON ROVER-AN ARTIST'S CONCEPTION A 400-pound moon buggy for astro- nauts to explore the lunar surface in Apollo 15, will probably look something like this artist's conception. The Apollo 15 crew will start out at speeds of three to four miles on how until mastering the art and will not venture more than four miles from the lun- ar londer, shown ot left. Because of'lack of gravity to hold the car down, it could over- turn on a curve much easier than a car on earth. Apollo 15 flight is scheduled for next July 25. _____ Collapsed Rolls-Royce company is nationalized Mr. Chretien was replying to a Commons question by Ran Harding who asked whether'the federal government is trying to buy back or terminate the tim- ber removal in the park. There has been criticism that the company with timber rights j in the park is not required under its contract to plant new Mr. Chretien said the federal j foillldei' government is making no such effort in light of its negotiations j with the province. ans depended on it for their jobs He thought that the federal government had bought up tim- ber leases in all other national parks located near the Rocky Mountains. VH Outside the Commons, he said his department is only trying to trade the small portion of the park where timber cutting is taking place. NEW YORK (AP) J. C. Penney, builder of a mammoth retail business that bears his name, died here. He was 95. He died in hospital where he suffered a heart attack, a spo- CALGARY !CP) A S2.5 million residence for the South-1 ern Alberta Institute of Tech-! nplcgy was approved by the j i city after a month's delay. i Residents of the area, in the northwest part of the city over-! looking the Bow River, argued j I the 22-storey structure would j 1 create serious parking and traf- j fie problems and mar the visual i appeal of the area. The project, expected now to be completed by the middle of 1972, was stalled while other sites were assessed but the i city's development appeal board finally decided the origi- nal site was the most accept- I able. Institute president Fred Jor- j i genson said new parking poll- j i cles on the technical school's grounds would eliminate many j of the traffic and parking diffi- i culties. The residence will hold about 500 students. FIXED HIS JALOPY DARTFORD, England (AP) Dad got mad at his 16- i year-old son's string of traffic charges so he drove the boy's far to the local quarry awt warmed up a 20-ton bulldozer, i Three minutes later, the old sedan the boy had bought for S10 was a heap of mangled metal. The father, a 55-year- old quarry worker, had bull- dozed the car flat and pushed it into tte pit. "It was the best thing I could ever have he said. The story came out Wednes- day in juvenile court, where the youth was fined for six motoring fences, including driving while under age. Names wore '.vithheM under court rules. BAXAXAS IX KAXSAS KANSAS CITY -Al'i Cus Lind is growing in Kansas. The first Malk of small green b; nnnas will large enough to cut >cun. He esti- mated they will cost h i m about a pound, or SI.25 for each banana. Lind. 67, a retired army in- structor, said the project re- quired a larger greenhouse, a special heat line to keep the temperature constant, gas, water, and special fertilizer. To date, he said, Alberta has j kesman for Penney said. been asking for a bigger section of the park than the federal government wants to give up for the southern land it has in mind for conversion into a na- tional park. He would not say what south- ern land the federal government is after. LONDON (Reuter) The House of Commons agreed Friday to nationalize most of the collapsed Rolls Royce con- cern after a debate lasting more than 12 hours. A bill ixder which the govern- ment would take control of the vital air and marine engine di- visions of the company was given an unnopposed third read- ing. The bill now will go to the House of Lords for a final read- ing Monday and is expected to become law early next week. There were extraordinary scenes in the Commons Thurs- day night as parliamentarians of all parties harangued govern- ment ministers on legal details of the bill. Members also wanted to know whether the company would go ahead with production of the RB-211 engine, ordered by Lock- heed Corp. for its TriStar jet. As the debafe started, the Rust, salt eating stranded ships GREAT BITTER LAKES. Egypt (AP) Rust and salt are eating away the 14 foreign ships stranded here since tlie outbreak of Arab-Israeli hostili- ties in June, 1967. Foreign Car (Leth.) Ltd. APPOINTMENT Abandoned by their original crews, and rejected by their owners, the ships are watched by a group of 60 men delegated by Lloyds, the insurance group whiih now holds title to the ves- sels. The ships are huddled in small groups to withstand wind and sandstorms. An American ship, the Afri- can Glenn, is reported in dan- ger. One Greek sailor looks after the vessel and reports con- stant water leakage into it. Another American ship, the Observer, anchored in Lake Timsah, also is reported in poor shape. SEAMEN FREED American, British and French seamen were freed from this "open air prison" last July. Today there are only nine Ger- mans, 21 Poles, 13 Bulgarians and six Czechoslovaks still on duty aboard the stranded ships. They try to keep up their spir- its. Capt. Georg Fisher of the West German Nordwind said seamen meet on his "church ship" every Sunday, ostensibly for prayers. "But they drink beer in- stead." he said. Fisher is prayer leader. HP I also reads the 'results of the Mr. Ccisev Vondcrbrink, Prcsi-i week's sports competitions and Cor wishes to announce the appoint- None of the seamen likes the ment of Mr. Bob Williams as j place. The only reason for corn- Sales Representative. inS Great Bitter Lakes, they j say, is "more money." 'b has lived in South Alberta f hey were not excited about BOB WILLIAMS Penney, a Missouri farmer who took up retailing in 1895, saw his chain of stores grow to around the United States. At 95, Jie still was at the helm of his enterprizes, working five days a week at his desk rn the 45-s t o r e y Penney building here. government announced a three- week reprieve for the RB-211 project. Aviation Supply Minister Frederick Corfield said the gov- ernment would pay costs on the engine until March 5. This, said Corfield, was to allow Lockheed to consider whether it wished to renegotiate the contract with Royce. An uneasy alliance between government and Opposition members in the early stages of the debate soon deteriorated into a bitter battle as the hours licked by. Senior ministers appeared in total disarray as MPs pressed for details of the fate of Rolls- Royce's supplying companies, who face bankruptcy as a result of Rolls collapse a week ago Thursday. I Hostile members were in some way placated at 4 a.m., when a junior minister prom- ised a board of trade inquiry into the Rolls debacle. FUTURE NOT REVEALED Bu at no time was the House given any indication of the pos- sible future of the RB-211 pro- ject. Ministers could only say that the government was in close contact with the American gov- ernment and Lockheed, and that it hoped the RB-211 contract could be successfully renego- tiated. It was the fixed-price nature of the 1968 engine contract which led Rolls-Royce into sub- stantial losses and eventual re- ceivership. Effects have already been felt in California, where about 6.500 Lockheed workers employed on the TriStar L-1011 jet were being laid off. want to make a change for the better! There's a plan that can solve your money worries at university. And some other worries It's called the Regular Officer Training Plan ROTP pays your tuition expenses while you earn your degree in Engineering. Sciences. Or Arts ROTP solves your summer employment problems by paying you every summer between years. While you train to become an officer. ROTP guarantees you an interesting, wen- naving career when you graduate. As a com- missioned officer in the Canadian Armed Forcss Give some thought to ROTP. Contact your local Canadian Forces Recruiting and Selec- tion Unit at: 115 8th Ave. S. W. (on the mall) Calgary 2, Alberta THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCES In the middle ages spiders worn in a bag around the neck i were believed to cure whooping cough.. SUPPORT THE ALBERTA HEART FOUNDATION Residential Campaigning In Lethbridge Sunday, Feb. 14th and throughout the Lethbridge area during the month of February. CANVASSERS WILL BE CALLING ON YOU In February, the only thing high about your high performance car is the gas bill... MID WINTER TUNE-UP Our mechanics will replace spark plugs with our finest original equipment qual- ity plugs, replace rotor, condenser and points. They will then adjust timing to your cars specs and reset your carburator. 14 17 MUFFLERS. BRAKES, SHOCKS, Woolco Auto Centres also carry a complete line of mufflers, brakes ana shocks absorbers, custom made for Woolco by leading suppliers of original equipment parts. These can usually be installed while you wait FOR APPOINTMENT PHONE 328-8014 Open Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.} Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. College Shopping Mall '2025 Mayor Magrath Drive all his life and is eager to assist you on your foreign car inquir- ies. Bob wishes to welcome alf his friends and acquaintances the recent Egyptian overture calling for the opening of the Suez canal should Israel under- take a partial pullback in Sinai. "I do not believe the canal 10 tome in ond pay him a visit. said Fisher, i I ve heard these words too i I often to believe them." I Lethbridge Fish and Game Association TROPHY AWARDS DAYS SOCIAL and DANCE Park Plaza Motor Hotel SaVurdeiy, Feb. 13 starling at 1 p.m. Social and Dancing at 8 p.m. Awards 9 p.m. 1971 membership admission per couplft (MEMBERSHIPS AVAliABtE AT DOOR) SUPPORT KINSMEN PROJECTS THROUGHOUT ALBERTA KinStakes Be a winner in Alberta's new cash KinStakes! You could win first prize! Or Or Eighteen individual cash prizes, for a total of Tickets are just each. Get your tickets now from any Alberta Kinsmen or where you see the KinStakes sign, or by mailing the coupon below. Final draw to be made May 28, 1971. HURRY HURRY FIRST EARLY BIRD DRAW MARCH 19 ACT NOW! MAIL THIS COUPON TO: LH'3 KinStakes Tickets Box 1971 EDMONTON, Alberta Please send me tickets on the KinStakes. Enclosed is NAME.......................................................................... ADDRESS CITY...........................................................TEL. NO. ;