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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta aoruniQy. JUHB 10, inc LEinomuvn tiKAUJ t Latest Ulster bombings seen as an attempt to arouse sectarian hatred ny ROD CURRIE cos. Moderation b a r....ji.i. uaff dare tot indulge. Canadian Preis Writer luxury The latest bomb atrocity In The fact is that out of the Northern Ireland apparently ismultitude of parties and fac- yet another attempt to arouse Uons no broadly-based party of sectarian hatred and polarize the middle has yet been able to the opposing communities there present a viable or credible al- in advance of the important ternative to attract elections later this month. minded voters from both sides And there is nothing in the re- of the historic division in Ul- cent tragic history of Uslter toster. encourage hopes that the elec- The shock effect of the car- torate will recognize it as such bomb explosion this week in the and counter-react in support offormerly peaceful, pre- moderation. dominatly-Protestant town of Although many polls, plebi-Coleraine, and the newspaper scites and other gauges reflect horror pictures of some of the a vast majority of public opin-six dead and 33 injured, have ion opposed to the violence, a again enraged tempers. virtual handful of extremists on The blast was blamed on the both sides seem to have the ca- Provisional wing of the illegal pacitv to inflame passions and Irish Republican Army stifle'reason whenever it serves although there was some doubt their ends. they intended the devastation to While it is easy for outsiders be so great since there appar- to be critical, Ulstermen argue ently was a mixup over ad- that the people of the North vance warnings to poke. have little or no alternative but Nevertheless, coming as it did to retreat to their traditional only weeks after increasingly- positions when violence threat- militant Protestants opened fire on British security forces, the incident brought bitterness Just when moderate voices were calling for calm and reason in the June 28 elections for a new Ulster assembly. Brian Faulkner, moderate former premier wto bat seen hia Unionist party pulled apart fay activist Protestant factions, argues that "there can be no double-talk about 'their ex- tremists' and 'our extremists' with an indulgence for one's own 'side'." And in the neighboring Irish republic, the Dublin newspaper Irish Independent says that if the either side- got control of Ireland the coun- try would be "a grim Fascist state born of violence and intol- erance, barren of neighborliness or moderation." But with the IRA showing no inclination to mitigate its vio- lent campaign on the eve of the elections, moderates were in- creasingly concerned over re- ports that the Protestant Ulster Canada may stop with 1975 auto emission standards By JEFF CARRUTHERS OTTAWA With the energy shortage high in the sights of many motoring Canadians these days, the new position of Envi- ronment Minister Jack Davis on automobile emission controls is both interesting and timely. Thursday, in an exclusive in- terview, Mr. Davis revealed that he now believes Canada should not go all the way with the United States and imple- ment the sringent automobile air emission controls planned for 1976. Rather, Canada should "pio- neer" with the US. only until the 1975 standard and then break with the present "lock- Carpet Dirty? PHONE 328-2853 mr.steam Carpet Cleaning Ltd. step with the Americans" policy by not going any further, for the time being. The costs in terms of increased gasoline con- sumption and maintenance of the automobiles would be too high, he suggested. The change in heart about how far Canada should go in cleaning up automobile air pol- lution is both dramatic and im- portant. It is dramatic in the sense that only two months ago, when the U S. anoitnced it was post- poning its original stringent auto emission standards from 1975 to 1976 and instead substi- tuting softer requirements for everywhere but California for 1975, Mr. Davis said publicly that Canada would follow the U.S. in "lock-step" in 1975 and 1976. He argued at the time, when the auto pact was very topical, that Canada could not afford to break with the US., since both countries were locked into a continental automobile set-up. Now, with the gasoline short- at least the spectre- leading to new Canadian con- trols on the export of gasoline, the concern and rationale has suddenly shifted from the auto pact to energy conservation. It is important in several re- gards. To the consumer, it could mean a saving of about a car for those who can afford to buy 1976 models. Environment HAIR-FLAIR Beauty Salon 503 7th St. S. PHONE 328-0197 THE LIQUOR LICENSING ACT (PART 3) (Section 90 (4) NOTICE OF HEARING OF LIQUOR APPLICATION The allowing notice is published in accordance with the provisions of The Liquor Licensing Act: 1. The area comprising THE TOWN OF COALDALE BEING ALL OF THAT AREA WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE TOWN OF COALDALE has been designated as a local option area for the purposes of the above Act 2. The Twenty fifth day of July 1973, has been set as date upon which the Board will consider applications fo- licenses under the above Act, unless prior to that date the Bocrd has received a petition signed by 500 electors of the above described local option area or 10 per cent of the number of persons named on the latest lists of electors for an election of a member or members to the Legislative Assembly from the area comprising the local option area, whichever is the lesser number, requesting that the Lieutenant Governor in Council submit to a vote of ihp electors of the local option area a question is respect of the class of license applied for. Dated at Edmonton, this Sixth day of June, 1973. A. D. ELLIOTT Chairman The Alberta Liquor Control Beard NOTE: Petitions requesting a plebiscite vote must be on ths official petition forms which may be obtained from The Alberta Liquor Control Board, 12360 142 Street, Edmonton, T5J 2R4, together with instructions for the submission of a petition. department air pollution ex perts caution, though, that some models may have their cataly- tic converers and other nor- mally "add-on" anti-pollution devices built into the motor. In such cases, the Canadian own- ers would pay the cost, whether the law here was as stringent or not. It also should be noted that Canadian cars will bear at least half the cost of any more stri- ngent controls for American cars, since the automobile in- dustry will spread the costs over plants in both countries. It is more important, espe- cially if it is accepted by Ot- tawa, to the automobile manu- facturers and oil refinery com- panies. The weaker Canadian position will likely weaken the U.S. En- vironmental Protection Agencys tough approach, Mr. Davis admitted. This in turn could sabotage the planed tougher controls for 1976 cars in the United States. Mr. Davis admitted Thursday that he has had a significant change of heart in the last two months He pinpoints the turning point for him as the time when the U S. air pollution experts admit- ted they had made a serious er- ror in measuring the air pollu- tion problem involving nitrous oxides from cars. The U.S. has since announced it will drop its original plans to require a sig- nificant reduction in nitrogen oxide emissions from cars in 1977. "This bothered Mr. Davis said. It undermined his confidence in the U.S. argument all along that the stringent con- trols were desperately needed for purely environmental rea- sons. Canadian ownership strengthens WINNIPEG (CP) The Mer- cantile Bank of Canada will be 62 per cent Canadian-owned when the third issuance of shares is completed Monday, says bank vice-president John E. Cleghorn. First National City Bank in the United States now is 48 per cent owner. Its share will de- crease to 38 per cent with the issue, which will raise the bank's assets to million from million. Defence Association whicli has generally confined it- self to threats, also was becom- ing more militant. There were rumors that con- trol had fallen into the hands of bank in 1971 announced a 10-year program to ensure at least 75 per cent Canadian ownership by the end of the decade. At the tune of the an- nouncement, the bank was wholly owned by First National City Bank. FEEDERS FARMERS WELDERS HANDYMEN HOMEOWNERS We carry a complete itotk of STEEL IN FLATS ANGLES CHANNELS BEAMS WIDE FLANGES RAILS ROUNDS SQUARES PLATES SHEETS RECTANGULAR AND SQUARE TUBING REINFORCING STEEL WIRE MESH PIPE GALORE FOR FENCE POSTS CLOTHESLINE POLES CARPORT COLUMNS OR FOR ANY OTHER USE YOU MAY HAVE. TONS TO CHOOSE FROM Bring In your truck and lead up at bargain We alto deliver locally Bring In your scrap tteel catt Iron radiators copper and get the host value ever alto pay cash! VARZARI IRON LTD. STEEL YARD LOCATION 2808 2nd N. SCRAP LOCATION 3402 2nd N. young hot-heads chafing at the lack of action by the UDA. Although there were denials and the precise situation re- mains unclear, young members did threaten to carry the vio- lence over the border to the Irish republic, Introducing dis- eased animals to destroy the re- public's vital dairy industry and bombing industrial sites. Whatever the seriousness of such threats, It seems to most observers certain that Ulster voters would not enjoy the lux- ury of an assembly election free from threat and violence. And if British security forces are exposed to fire from both the IRA and the UDA it wlfl add strength to a so-far falter- ing campaign in Britain to puD the troops out of Northern Ira- land altogether. THREE BIG VOLUMES AT ONE LOW PRICE Here in one beautifully illustrated series of over 1200 pages in total (much of the content in full colour) is a comprehen- sive record of Alberta Wildlife. BIRDS OF ALBERTA These three books fill a grow- ing need for accurate, interest- ing information by a public that is more concerned with ECOLOGY than at any other period in hisiory. Few books have such an appeal to all ages... to Atoertans in both rural and urban areas. HIKERS CAMPERS CONSERVA- TIONISTS CAMERA BUFFS... SCUBA DIVERS ...FISHERMEN... TEACH- ERS STUDENTS YOUTH GROUP LEADERS anyone whose work or recrea- tion takes them out of doors will find count- less items to stimulate their interest. To protect our NATURAL HERITAGE we must learn more about it. Buy and read the Af- berta Nature Books a MUST FOR EVERY HOME! Priced far below cost of similar pub- lications. Order now while supply available. Designed to help you identify any birds seen In Alberta and find any species you may vush to observe. Both scientific and popular names are given. Each species is identified by colour photo- graphs or line drawings, and illustrations are placed in close proximity to the description in the text. The approximate location of the species within the province Is marked on a smaU map which ateo indicates nesting areas, wintering areas and if the bird is a migrant. Nesting and feeding habits are listed as well as general remarks of interest. The first edition was so popular this book was revised for a second edition. The authors, Ray Salt and A. L. Wilk hava been acclaimed for writing e book which appeals to all age groups and to laymen and experts alike, FISHES OF ALBERTA Beautifully inustrated record of the lifespan and habitat of the various species of fish found within the province. Sections on fish ecology, history of fish culture in Alberta, fish identifica- tion, diagrams and definitions of scientific terms as well as photographs are detailed maps of rivers and streams mifte this book required reading for fishermen, scuba divers and anyone interested in Alberta's water resources The book is written by Martin J Paetz, chief fishery biologist for Alberta and Joseph S. Nelson, fish biologist at the University of Alberta. FLOWERS OF ALBERTA An ideal book for laymen who wish to learn more about flowers, as well as en excellent teaching aid for parents and leaders of youth groups. Scientific terms ara avoided whenever possible, although they ara defined in tha glossary. Soma 400 of the most popular find familiar flowering plants of Alberta are described in detail. Full colour photographs identify each species and as a turther aid concise descriptions of plant, flower nnd seed are given. The habitat of each plant, its time of blossoming end its location within the province are also listed. Tha book was written by R. G. H. Cormack, professor of botany at the University of Alberta, Please mail me. .sets of 3 Alberta Nature Books at per set. Enclosed please find my cheque or money order for TO: THE QUEEN'S PRINTER For The Province Of Alberta 11510 Kmgsway Avenue EDMONTON, Alberta. T5G 2Y5 I I I I 1-LH NAME ADDRESS I I I PROV. ALSO AVAILABLE THROUGH LEADING ALBERTA BOOKSTORES ;