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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta laturaay, June 10, inc icinpnivvi If territorial waters extended West Coast naval force increase stressed VICTORIA (CP) If Envi- ronment Minister Jack Davis wants to extend Canada's terri- torial waters 200 miles off- shore, naval forces on the West Coast will need bolstering, says Rear Admiral Richard H. Leir. "We can do surveillance as far as our planes fly, but the further we go out, the more thinly we have to spread our- selves and the less effective the patrol he told a news conference Thursday. Rear-Admiral Leir, who has served as commander of mari- time forces in the Pacific from the Esquimau base near here for the last three years, will leave his post next Thursday to take up his new duties in Ot- tawa as chief of maritime oper- ations. At his news conference Rear- Admiral Leir made a plea for the expansion of the navy's West Coast installations. The shift in the navy's role from a defence force only to a role which places increased em- phasis on surveillance and pa- trol of the country's sover- eignty, he said, would rule out any cutbacks in personel here "We have the largest coast- line in the world, there are in- creasing dangers of pollution and we must fulfill our obliga- tions in the field of surveillance and he said. The Rear-Admiral also that ihe navy should become more involved in under-water activities. "We don't know what the big oil companies are doing to the continental shelf. We need more submersibles to an eye on the situation." He said he would like to see Canada lead the way in the de- velopment of a totally new type of nuclear-powered submarine which could be used in a dual capacity of research and sur- veillance. The Rear Admiral stated cat- Twin foals born Tyson Merriam, years old, feeds one of the twin foals born this week to Shadow, a part-Arabian mare owned by Mr. and Mrs. Jim Merriam of Allenford, Ont., near Owen Sound. The premature female foal has not been able to stand to feed her- self, although a veterinarian has declared she is healthy and expects her to walk soon. Twin foals are extremely rare.____________________________________ Repairing Ulster economy big job By PATRICK MASSEY BELFAST (Reuter) Re- pairing the economy of North- ern Ireland, once the shooting stops, may not be as difficult as it seems from a first glance at the ravaged streets of Belfast and Londonderry. "The visual impact of the damage is said an offi- cial of the ministry of com- merce "But the over-all effect on industry has been com- paratively small' One measure of the destruc- tion is the amount of com- pensation paid out by Northern Ireland authorities for property damaged between August, 1969, and last March. During this period, 3 mil- lion was paid as compensation for buildings burned or blown up, vehicles hijacked and wrecked and other belongings lost. Most of the wrecked buildings were private houses, bars and shops Factories selected as bombing targets were usually small. Officials said to do effec- tive damage to a large factory requires great risk and high skill. Govern mant spokesmen brought out statistics to show that the bombing and shooting, while exacting a heavy human toll, has done little to slow pro- duction, son JOBS GOJVE Tliese figures showed only about 800 jobs were per- manently lost as a result of bomb damage Northern Ire- land statistics tend to be com- piled in terms of jobs lost or created, reflecting Ulsters pre- occupation with a chronically high unemployment rate. Unemployment is generally regarded as a root cause of the conflict between a Roman Cath- olic minority which regards it- self as underprivileged and a Protestant majority fearful of losing its economic advantages. The official figures indicate onemployment is actually fall- Ing The May total of job- less represented 5 9 per cent of the work force. This is well above the British figure but comfortably below the recent seven-and eight per-cent levels of Northern Ireland Government spokesmen cite a high level of resilience among the people as a factor in keep- Ing economic life going. B o m b e d-out shopkeepers swiftly resume business in makeshift huts or patched-up buildings covered with tarpau- lin Large numbers of unem- ployed have set up in business as builders, repairing bomb damage The worst-hit businesses have been restaurants, bars, hotels, Abortions at 11 LONDON (AP) Nearly 70 girls under 16 have abortions every week in England and Wales, the Society for the Pro- tection of Unborn Children said Wednesday. "Is this our brave new 20th-century world or is this a world gone Dr. Margaret White asked in the society's repbrt. Dr. White, who runs a family planning clinic, said even schoolchildren of 11 have had abortions. shops and the entertainment in- dustry. Fear of night-time gun- men and a lack of late public transport have kept customers away INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABLISHED 1911 Lower Floor 517 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-1541 WANTED Two aggressive, energetic, experienced retail automobile salesmen for Lethbridge's Total Transportation Centre selling the full line of Ford Better Idea Products and Okanagan Trailers and Campers. Apply in person to: GENERAL SALES MANAGER MR. L D. FOSTER Or Telephone 328-8861 for interview appointment! FORD Cor. 16th Ave.f M.M. Drive, S., Lethbridge egorically that he doesn't want to see any women in the air or at sea. The U.S. navy has be- gun to allow some women on sea duty. "We have enough problems at sea without be said. "The great thing has always been that seafaring men could leave their domestic problems behind and serve mother mav ter.' The Management Staff of the GULF SELF SERVE GAS BAR Thank you for the terrific response to our official opening' THE DRAW WINNERS WERE: ELECTRIC "HOT FOOT" CARS K. FLYNN 1617 6th Ave. S. Lethbridge, RHONDA BOSTON 1835 13th Ave. N. Lethbridge, Alta. PATIO FURNITURE KEN SHAW 19" RCA COLOR T.V. ZELLA HENDERSON Taber, Alberta GULF SELF SERVE GAS BAR 1303 3 AVE. S. Open 24 hours REAL VALUE AT SIZE t YOTHER SIZES BLACKBALL AT COMPARABLE PRICES. Laredo Is best known as "the original rain tire" because of its performance on v.et pavement, and dry! nylon construction 7-rib, deep traction-slotted tread 4048 traction cuts minimize aquaplaning Recessed whitewall or blackwall UNIROYAL See KIRK'S for the BEST DEAL For Every Wheel KIRK'S TIRE SALES LTD, 1621 3rd f. MIOM 827-5981 TABER 6201 50th Phoiw 2234441 FERNIE, B.C Phone ;