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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, February 21, 1972 THE LETHB'IOGE KERAID Oil pipeline opposition L L is. may vet be heard in STONE SHOWS OLDEST DATE The late E. G. Cassedy, artist on a 1939 expedi- tion at the Mexican village of Ties Zapotes in the state of Veracruz, notes the missing link in a Olmec stone monument that has now been completed. The recent find con- firms the stone shows the oldest recorded date in the New to 31 B.C. Conservatives get comfort in Trudeau throne speech tL OTTAWA (CP) The Con- servatives got at least a shred of temporary comfort out of Prime Minister Trudeau's speech in the Commons last Fri- day. They have been worried that Mi'. Trudeau might take off on an anti-American theme in the coming election campaign and make it the prime issue. One Conservative MP said: "You just can't fight that kind of thing. It's hopeless. "If you come out against anti-Americanism you are auto- matically labelled an American apologist and all the young vot- ers, at least IR-year-olds who vote hi the next election will tlunk you are in favor of the Vietnam war, nuclear testing and all the rest of it." In the Commons. Mr. Trudeau brought up the subject of rela- tions with the U.S. He said his government has been tough in trade talks with the U.S. and will continue to be tough. Some Conservatives glanced at each other nervously. RELATIONS FRIENDLY But in practically the next breath, Mr. Trudeau said the U.S. respects Canada because the government stands up for Canadian interests and that re- lations between the two coun- tries have never been friendlier. That didn't smack of anti- Americanism. On Jan. 9, Mr. Trudeau said: "I'm against economic national- ism if Us effect is to make a country poor. I don't think you can become more independent by becoming poorer." Earlier, the prime minister said a lot of Canadians were losing interest in economic na- tionalism because they could see that restrictions on foreign capital could cost jobs. Mr. Trudeau in a Jan. 9 inter- view listed what he considered would be the election issues. They would be "industrial growth and industrial policy, the problem of foreign owner- ship and exploitation of our re- sources and development of our manufacturing industries." All these involve relations with the U.S. to some greater or lesser degree. But. Mr. Trudeau's statement then does not give any hint of anti-Americanism. He has always discussed Can- ada-U.S. relations in the terms of a problem which has always existed. The prime minister usually reads his Commons speeches in a dreary monotone. But on Friday he put consid- erable animation into his 35- minute speech and made a spir- ited attack on the opposition parties chiefly for failing, in bis view, to enunciate clear policies of their own. For their part, the opposition spokesmen pointed to what they saw as government failings, es- pecially in the economic field. Conservative Leader Robert Slanfield, NDP Leader David Lewis and Gerard Laprise of Abitibi, filling in for Heal Caouctte, Social Credit leader, all indicated they regard prime election issues as the economy and high unemployment. To Mr. Stanfield, one of the chief failings has been the non- appearance so far of the gov- ernment's promised foreign ownership policy. And Mr. Lewis suggested that the policy will never be enunci- ated before the election. It appears that the broad elec- ies 111 the news lion issues have been sketched and that foreign ownership policy will be one whether or not it is announced by the gov- ernment. VANCOUVER (CP) David Anderson, Liberal MP for Es- quimalt-Sannieh, says he thinks the United States Court of Ap- peal will rule soon that Cana- dians may take part in a court case aimed at blocking the proposed west coast pipeline- tanker route for Alaskan oil. Mr. Anderson said in a speech at the University of British Columbia the appeal court, in Washington, D.C., is expected to hear arguments in about two weeks from lawyers representing him and the Ot- tawa based Canadian Wildlife Federation. Mr. Anderson and the feder- ation filed suit in November in an attempt lo join U.S. envi- 1 ronmenlal groups seeking in- junctions against the construc- lion of an 800-mile pipeline from Alaska's oil rich north slope to the Port of Valdez. U.S. Wilder- ness Society, Friends of the Earth ar.d the Environmental Defence Fund want to pre- vent a start on the project until full studies have been done on its environmental ef- fects. Mr. Anderson and the wild- life federation say Canadian views should also be heard be- cause of the danger to the B.C. coast of oil spills from tankers moving the oil from Valdez to U.S. refineries. A U.S. district court judge rejected the Canadian petilion to intervene in December. But Mr. Anderson said he expects to win a hearing from the court of appeal because of the court's record on ecological issues. He said that if the unprecedented attempt by Canadians to argue a suit in American courts fails in the appeal court, the case would be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court if an early hearing were granted. Otherwise, be and the Cana-cian Wildlife Federation would turn over their material to the U.S. environmental groups already in court. "Even if we lose, if the lawsuits fail, which is possible, we'll have accomplished of construction until at least April, which is just about the end of the- construction season in Alaska. "And the closer it gets to tne time of the U.S. presidential election, the less likely it becomes that the pipeline will go ahead." Mr. Anderson said he thinks it is unlikely President Nixon v.'anl lo lose the environmental vote by lolling the pipeline go ahead just before an V k i Hat ARMSTRONG APPREHEND are police handouts of Karelc when arrested by the RCMP in T ed by the FBI in a fatal concin campus in August, K7C Alberta supper EDMONTON (CP) The Albsrta government will sun-port a request that Churchill, Man., be tieve'oped as a main western seaport. In a brief to (he government, tte Hudson Bay Route said it wculd be clicrnsr for Albsria to use Churchni'in-stead of Montresl cr ths lower Great Lakes as a trading port outlet. W. A. Richford cf Norqury, Sask., president cf association, and vice-president Jim Gray of Saskatoon met with three Alberta cabinet ministers and were told the west seaport favors any route or port that will save Alberlans money. Tin association has asked the federal government to provide a dsc-pcr harbor and more grain storage space a F pT p O ,T.: 1 i''i.V ci- 'Cfr' ii ii 'v-. L' (iiLti u-ii-n ii f i fo 1C SCAMAV 229 12TH EVERYONE WALK KELEO.X, B.C. (CP) Erie Ea'ic Ebandx-.-jcI his (nick during a sr.owi'all here recently when he esnji'Jercd dviving conditions loo dcngnrous. Minutes kler h2 v.T.s in r.n his way to hcrpUal after slip-pi.-g on a patch of ice arid breaking his TAKE ONE POTATO Margo Oliver tells how to babf ond stuff potatoes for pcpulor main-course dishes. Tuna-Mushrcom I; Potatoes, Italian Baked Potatoes, Spinach-Cheese Potatoel and other recipes. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE FOP.t PROGRESSIVE C WO.ViEN'S THURSDAY, m, PcMMICAN IN TORONTO These l Armsircng, taken is on tile University of Wis- 8 P.M. STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) Roy Rawlins, who says he's 101, married for the fifth time last July. Shortly after the wedding he was in an auto accident. But while he was bedridden, his wile made off with their furni- ture, a freezer and his pet cat, said testimony he made in court. Rawlins was granted an an- nulment Thursday by Supe- rior Court Judge William Do- zicr on the grounds of fraud. "I'm through with said later. PERTH. Australia (Renter) Hnnc'iier Leonard Calsey, who claims his West Australian spread has seceded from Australia, was fined 52 here for failing to vote. Catsey. who has de- clared his Hull River province ranch miles northwest of Perth a principality and ap- pointed a pleaded guilty to not voting in slate el- ections. Voting is compulsory. Perth Magistrate F. Bate- man asked him: "If you claim not lo lie an Australian citizen, what are you doing in this court without n pass- WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) young Cashmere. Wash., man who found one use for the U.S. flag was ordered Fri- day to put it to a more ac- customed use and write an essay outlining its history. James Turner, 19, was or- dered by judge Robert E. Graham to raise and lower the flag at the Cashmere city hall for 15 days and write a essay. Turner was charged with desecration of the flag. A police officer who had stopped him for a speeding vi- olation said the young man was using it as a seatcover. Here's a perfectly legal way to use the Government's own rules to save on Income tax. The Government lias a law that says in effect "If you save now for your retirement, we'll let you pay as much as into a registered retirement savings plan, and we'll let you knock it off your So you merely lower taxable income by putting up to in our regis- tered retirement savings plan and don't pay the lax on it. Say you're married, have two children, and earned fifteen thousand in 1971. Depending on the province you live in your tax saving could amount to which is a bundle in any man's language. To top it all off, the money you save Weed-cutters purchase set EDMONTON (CP) Cal- gary Power will buy worth of weed cutting equip- ment and will step up the weed harvesting program on Lake Wabamun. Last summer the provincial government operated a weed cutter on the lake, about 35 miles west of here, which will be made available to the com- pany this year. Calgary Power said tire op- eration on the lake this sum- mer will employ about 10 men. Residents at. the lake have complained that ihe warm water discharged from the company's two power plants has quickened the growth of weeds. The beauty of it is: You can actually control the combination as clnnge the jvars For jasttmce jou could imebt in can make more money. EssciUnHy-r sfoc'ls for M.HS lot loiu torn there are four ways growth And then .is von get closer to jLjjiomcnt Jou might wort io guznaiitccd inlcRst iau.. 'You can change your combination again and again. This means your plan When you eventually choose to withdraw it, you have to pay taxes on it at that time, of course. But this is what's most important. "You pay tax on your money when you decide to pay it. This means later, when you're likely in a lower tax bracket. This has led some to call this plan a tax shelter. One fellow we know plans to pay into it for several years, watch it grow, then take it out lo replace normal in- come while he lazes in Majorca. But let's face it, the real ben comes from leaing it in You can have us i You can have us in anteed rate of in us invest it in and mortgage! divide your money up using any combination of these three alternatives. is flexible at all times. And you can get your money .when you want it. ItiS't'cW us to get slarlcd. But don't put it h You can't deduct any deposits from your 1971 income after Tuesday, February 29th. So fight lire with fire. Make the, rules work for you. out Save a bundle on income tax. Phone us now! Canada Trust 3rd Avc. at 7th St. Includes Transportation and Accomodation Only 4 Tickets Left CONTACT: STEVE KOCH AT NORTHERN BUS LINES MARCH 3 MARCH 9 Deadline Feb. 23, 1972 Phone 327-3536 ;