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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 31, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETnaaiDGE July FM-stereQ8 phono system Sears Terrific 5-way music system with built-in 8-track tape deck 14998 c-1 06 28404. Versatile component system that opens up a whole new world of fine listening for you. At a bud- get Check these fine features usually found only in higher priced systems. tuner amplifier with solid-state circuitry and 8-track tape player.'Instant fully automatic BSR changer plays. up to 6 records and shuts off includes anti-skate cueing lever and dual sapphire needles. Base and acrylic dust cover. Stand 15.98 save Our finest color portable Enjoy the brilliant come-alive color of this solid state portable. Superbrite picture. Plug-in modules for peak performance and trouble- free life. Reg. 14024 5-yr. protection plan and 2- yr. guarantee on picture circuit Other parts guaranteed for 1 yr. Labor included on all parts during the first yr. 1 yr. on Labor charges included foj first 90 days. Save portable. 14998 Reg. state with slide-type controls. Instant Start. No. 13039. color Cop a colorful saving Save 629 98 Reg. a-57 R 14302. A big house solid-state color console. Super Brite 315 sq. in. picture tube. One button controls brightness and contrast. Instant Start. Built-in cable connector. Illuminated channel indicators. Special circuitry for flesh tones. Picture preference switch. oval speaker. Contemporary Walnut Woodgrain finish cabinet on legs. Simpsons-Sears Ltd. Enjoy it Use your All Purpose Account. At Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guaranteed. Satisfaction or money refunded. Store Open daily a.m. to p.m. Thursday and Friday a.m. to p.m. Centre Village Mall. Telephone 328-9231 Allies short of war supply New York Times Service LONDON The assured supply by sea of oil and other essential minerals in the event of war with the Soviet Union has become the primary problem facing the Atlantic alliance. The United in the opinion of strategic planners at North Atlantic Treaty headquarters in Brussels and in Washington and is like many of its European fast becoming a have- not dependent for industrial vigor on imports from overseas. According to a recent survey commissioned by the U.S. a hundred minerals are imported to America. 16 of them in amounts greater than 100.000 tons annually. Last total imports of these minerals were 95 million tons. A quarter of a century it is estimated. 160 million tons of these minerals and metals will be imported. Energy imports in 1973 were valued at approximately consisting of two billion barrels of crude oil and refined products and one trillion cubic feet of natural gas. The figure may be more than billion in 1980 MAIN PROBLEM The problem facing the United States Navy and other treaty members is simply how to insure the raw material supply in time of war. The alliance gets its essential such as iron ore. bauxite and copper from four distant the Persian southern Australia and South America. As strategic planners see the sea lanes from the Persian Gulf to western Europe and the United States have become the most important naval area in the world. America's HJlies. according to Vice-Adm John M. are to scarcities in resources. But Washington projecting American needs into fear that the United States will be too. The vulnerability of the sea according to these is a much more serious threat to the United States and its allies than Soviet tank strength in central Europe or the development of new Soviet bombers. The most likely development in a as they see is an undeclared war by Soviet submarines against western shipping around the Cape of Good Hope. The establishment of a working relationship with South Africa on protection of this route is one of the politically sensitive problems for North Atlantic planners because of the antipathy of some members notably The Netherlands and Norway to South Africa's racial policies. AROUND THE CAPE According to senior officers Adm. Ralph W. supreme allied commander in the has planned as far as he can safeguards for the transport of tankers and other merchantmen around the Cape. But he has no permission to establish contacts with the small but efficient South African navy granted the urgent wartime task of convoying troops and supplies from the United States to western he does not have the ships. Nor do the allies of the United States. American fears over the present British review of defence expenditures centre not on a reduction of ground forces available in central Europe but on a possible cutback in British convoy escorts and sea-control ships. One American admiral put it this British have the only major NATO navy that has studied antisubmarine warfare and has developed effective devices for detecting and killing submarines in certain circumstances. the royal navy has to abandon that then we are on our own. And don't kid we haven't got enough to do the S. ;