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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THt ItTHBRIOGE HERAtD Solurday, 54, 177Z------------------- Pipeline project is Canada's baby By PAUL JACKSON OTTAWA Energy Minister Donald Macdonald has told Ilia House of Commons he wants to set majority Canadian equity participation in any natural gas pipeline from (he North. To desk thumping applause, Jlr. Macdonald also said he wants to see the "vast major- ity" of the consultant, engineer- ing and other work on the mul- ti-billion project "done by Cana- dians operating in Canada." Eldon Woolliams gary North) had raised the mat- Hazen Argue heads agro in Senate OTTAWA (CP) The Senate has revived its agriculture com- mittee and named Senator Kazen Argue wan) as chairman. The committee, re-established after a lapse of 40 years, will begin work immediately, it was announced Friday. It will be a standing, or permanent, com- mittee of the upper chamber. The Canadian wheat board annual report and agricultural legislation now before the Com- mons will top the committee agenda. ter in the Commons. He pointed out that a consortium that in- tends to build the pipeline is made up what he said was 75 per cent U.S. companies. Mr. Woolliams wanted to know what guarantee had been made aUout the amount of Ca- n a d i a n equity participation when the energy minister had met with the newly merged con- sortium. Mr. Macdonald told the Cal- gary MP he had yet to meet with the consortium as it now existed. However, he then ex- plained to the Commons Ills views about the pipeline. Later, Mr. Woolliams stressed that the pipeline would either cost billion or billion to construct, depending on which route was used. He wanted to whether Canada could raise that type of money. "I do not happen to be an in- vestment dealer, therefore I cannot give a forecast of the state of the market this year, next year or in the next fivo commented Mr. Mac- donald. "However, I wish to point out that this particular project not only be the largest financing project ever undertaken in Can- ada, but the largest financing project ever undertaken in Rural areas aided Body found in truck at 'Pass CROWSNEST (Special) The body of a man identified as Jack Gordon Scrivens, 48, of Fernie, has been found by sev- eral boys who were hunting gophers near Crows Nest Lake. The body was found la a half-ton truck, parked on an abandoned road near the east end of the lake. Scrivens was last seen alive June 5. Cause of death has not been disclosed. The body was taken to Leth- bridge for autopsy. Coroner Fred S. Radford of Blairmore has not yet decided whether an hi quest will be held. RCMP from Blab-more are continuing their investiga- tion. Scrivens is survived by his wife, son, a brother at Fernie and a parent at Rosetown, QUEBEC (CP) Jean Mar- chand, minister of regional eco- nomic expansion, vigorously de- nied Friday that his department Is short-changing rural Canada by concentrating on develop- ment of urban areas. Speaking to the annual meet- ing of the Canadian Council on Hural Development, he said the regional expansion depart- ment's activities in rural areas were Increasing and major new programs were being developed to aid the Newfoundland fishing industry and the Maritime tour- ist business. "Our t u n d 1 n g for various rural economic development and social adjustment pro- grams, excluding activities under tha Incentives program and the special areas program, has increased from million in 1969-70 to an estimated million In the current fiscal America, It is very likely that other than Canadian sources, preferably in debt 'orm, will be required for the said the energy minis- ter. Another Alberta MF, Stan Schumacher Palliser) also questioned Mr. Macdonald on energy matters. Mr. Schumacher said Mr. Macdonald had recently sug- gested the National Energy Board should reconsider the ac- tual quantity of natural gas re- serves in Canada, particularly in view of recent discoveries in the Arctic. The Alberta MP wanted to know if the board had been offi- cially asked to reconsider the position. Mr. Schumacher mentioned the board's rejection of a pro- posal to sell 2.7 trillion cubic feet of natural gas to the United States. The sale, which could have meant about billion, was banned by the board in November. The energy minister said he had not officially asked the board to reconsider. He pointed out that Arctic re- serves could only be taken into consideration if they were ac- cessible to the market. Until a pipeline is or. the boards they are not. Suk. He will Rosetown. be buried in PACIFIC, year, 'It may be true that not enough is yet being done, or that we are not doing all the right things, but I hope these comments make it clear that in so far as rural development problems are concerned we have not been standing The incentives program and special areas program provide for federal grants to help indus- tries locate in depressed areas and to create public works to support industry. The text of the speech was given to the press before deliv- ery. car wash people Reduce the price of you rear wash- when you fill yourtank with gasoline at a Pacific 66 Car Wash! SUPERSONIC Car Wash AvenueS. It's easy and convenient to drive a clean car! We honorall credit cards approved by dealer before purchase including CHARGEX, We Care about you and your car i That's a promise S- QUALITY DRY CLEANING BY THE LOAD 8-lbi. (Normal Garments) PRE-5POTTED AFTER-SPOTTED By Our Attendant 40 per cent of jobless head families By JAMES NELSON OTTAWA (CP) Of the who were unemployed al mid-April, or a shade more than 40 per cent were heads of families, Statistics Canada reported Friday. Tha proportion of family heads in total was up from 38.9 per cent in Janu ary, whef. they numberei out of an unemploymen total of The statistics bureau survey, family status of the unemployed four times a year. The percen tage of people who are unem ployed and heads of families has reached a peak in Apr! each year for the last three years. In July last year, It was down to 28 per cent, the lowest In the 2V4 years for which figures are available. Out of the unemployec in April, were unmarriec eons and daughters of famil heads, were other rela lives and were livin alone or not related to the fam ily with which he or she lived. HONORARY DAMBUSTER Former prime minister John DIefenbaker of the press the plaque presented 1o him by the squadron in Oliawa was made art honorary member of the Royal Air Force's "Dambusrers" Friday. Of the 133 airmen who look part in the raids on the Rhur dams. squadron at o reunion of squadron In Toronto this The first Canadian to receive such an honor, Mr, Diefenbaker showed members 30 were Canadians. (CP Wirephoto) Tt is immoral' VERNON, B.C. (CP) Some government policy-makers are supporting immoral and "un- Canadian" economic policies .hat would keep thousands of. people unemployed, Conserva- ive Leader Robert Stanfield charged Friday. He said the Liberal govern- ment's policy in 1969 and 1970 was to cure inflation by allow- ng more unemployment and :he government might still have that policy. "Certainly there are stilt pol- icy makers today who will de- fend the thesis that a high rate of employment is somehow in- evitably linked with a high rate of inflation. To pursue policies based on such a position would be to con- demn permanently thousands of Canadians to second-class citizenship in their own coun try. I refuse to accept any such policy. It is immoral. It is un- necessary. It is un-Canadian.r The Conservative leader did not name the policy-makers who allegedly hold such views. He was speaking to the Ver- non Chamber of Commerce. CITES TWO REASONS Mr. Stanfield said there are economic as well as moral rea- sons for rejecting the theory that high employment brings inflation. "The pattern of lower pro- duction and higher taxes that characterize high unemploy- ment is surely in itself a fac- tor in raising costs." He would rather use tempor- ary wage and price controls "than to use a discredited, in humane and ineffective weap- in such as unemployment." If he were elected prime minister, he would use tax cuts o stimulate economic activity and create jobs. Mr. Stanfield said his pro- posal to let taxpayers deduct :he effect of inflation from :heir taxable income would show that the federal govern- nent is sincere in combatting Inflation. Also, "Canadians should not automatically pay a larger share of their real income in 'edcral income taxes if they do 10 better than keep even with :he increases in the cost of liv- ing." A text of the speech was giv- en to the press before delivery. ECM float against U.S. dollar hinted BRUSSELS (AP) Belgian Finance Minister Vlerick said today a joint European Common Market float against the U.S dollar Is "a possibility" when foreign exchange markets re- open, probably Tuesday. Another Belgian monetary of flcial said he believed a join Common Market float, mos likely excluding sterling against the dollar is the only way out of the present mone- tary crisis. NIGHT FLIGHT Cutworm moths fly only a night and' are attracted t lights. Unions charged in B.C. VANCOUVER (CP) h a r g e s were laid Friday i gainst three unions involved in he British Columbia construc- ion industry tie-up. Summonsed to appear In pro- vincial court next month on charges laid under the B.C. Me- diation Commission Act were als 213 and 314 of the Inter- national Brotherhood ol Electri- cal Workers, local 919 of tha Plasterers and Cement Masons Union and Local 118 of the Heat, Frost and Asbestos Work- ers Union. Local 344 of the electricians' n was charged with unlaw- ully failing to notify members o return to, and to continue, leir employment. The others aced a similar charge, plus an dditional charge of unlawfully urporting to authorize a strike. The charges followed refusal f a number of unions to heed a ack-to-work order Issued by ,abor Minister James Chabot under terms of the B.C. Media- ion Commission Act, and a raid 3 soldiers killed by land mine BELFAST (AP) A land mine killed three British sol- diers, and a 17-year-old Roman Catholic youth was fatally shol during the night Friday in one of Northern Ireland's most vio- lent outbursts in recent weeks. Shooting and bombing eruptec across the province despite an Irish Republican Army pledge of a gradual de-escalation o guerrilla activities with only three days to go to an ngrect ceasefire. The killings raised Northern Ireland's death toll to 382 in three years of violence. This year's known fatality list to- talled 176, including 43 soldiers and JI6 civilians. From clerk to broadcaster. PARKSIDE COIN-OP LAUNDRY DRY CLEAN 2654 South Porkiida Drivs 317-OR11 When Bruce Nelson of Lethbridge left school, tie worked as a service station attendant and as a shoe store clerk. Then, he registered with his local Canada Manpower Centre. Following talks with a CMC counsellor, he was placed in a vocational preparation course at Lethbridge Community College, and then in a business administration course. The Department of Manpower and Immigra- tion not only paid for the courses, but gave Mr. Nelson a financial allowance while he was in training. Now, in addition to being employed as Traffic Manager for CFCN-TV, he is a broadcaster doing a twice-weekly public affairs programme. Your Canada Manpower Centrefeho-e to help you. 419 Seventh St4UlKfeitfB4 Tuesday by RCMP on union of- fices. Two Vancouver lawyers were retained last week by the pro- vincial government to lay the groundwork for possible charges under the act. Possibla penalties for conviction of a vio- lation of the act Include fines for organizations and fines for individuals, with additional fines of for each day an infraction continues. Weather and road report SUNRISE SUNDAY SUNSET II .elhbrlrlge 61 Medicine Hat.....64 Calgary......... 57 .69 52 Coronation.......71 Prince George 72 Vancouver 63 Swift Current 75 79 Brandon ......78 Winnipeg........ M Toronto......... 70 7Z Quebec..........64 St. John's ..78 Halifax......... 63 Charlottetown .84 Fredericton .....-78 Miami...........% Angeles ......74 San Francisco 61 Las Vegas....... 92 ___95 Honolulu.........87 Mexico City ......81 81 64 Moscow..........81 Stockholm...... .6! L PRE 47 50 .54 49 56 .24 44 .52 56 .41 45 53 .17 46 .88 50 .15 48 53 51 .77 57 .49 51 .02 63 .01 55 66 53 .11 00 63 52 71 70 Tokyo 79 64 FORECASTS Lethbridgn Medicine Hal Mostly sunny with isolated evening thundcrshowers to- day and Sunday. Lows near 45; highs 55-70. Calgary Showers and thun- dershowers tonight; lows 50-55. Mostly cloudy with intermittent rain Sunday; highs 60-65. Columbia Koolenay To- day, cloudy with a few periods of rain and isolated afternoon or evening thunderstorms. Winds gusty near thunder-' storms Sunday. Mainly cloudy with a few afternoon showers. Highs today lower 60s and Sun- day, 65 to 70 except in northern Columbia where highs both days will be lower 70s. Lows tonight mid-40s. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness with scat- tered showers today and Sun- day with few afternoon thun- derstorms East today. Contin- ued cool West today and Sun- day, cooler East today. Highs 60s West and north, 70s south- east today. Lows tonight. 45 to 55. Highs Sunday 60 to 75. West of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness and cool with scattered showers more numerous aflernrxms today and Sunday. Little temperature change. Highs both days 60s. Lows tonight 35 to 45. GEHL HAY-KING MOWER CONDITIONER WINDROWER A mower culfvrbor, Rod and full width cuiter bar In ont unit. Culs Conditions Swat hi in one operation Rubber Tap Roll and Spiral Ribbed steel Tower roll crush KEN DICKSON or DOUG IRWIN GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY, tETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-1141 OFFICIAL AS OF A.M TODAY COURTESY OF ASIA All highways In the Leth- bridge disrtict are bare ana dry. Highway 1, Trans Canada Highway, bare and dry. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Coulls ?4 hours; Carway 6 a.m. to midnight; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Rooscvillc, B.C. 8 a.m. to midnight; KJngsgate, B.C., 24 hours; Porthill 8 a.m. to midnight; Chief Mountain 7 a.m. to 10 Wildhorww, t a.m. to 9 p.m. ;