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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 12, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta TuMday, March 12, 1974 LETHBRIDQE HERALD Dateline Alberta Fish farm possible EDMONTON (CP) Hot water produced from Alberta's thermal power plants could support a large- scale integrated fish farming and packing industry, says a local consulting firm. Ferguson, Harrison and Associates made the proposal in a submission to the Energy Resources Conservation Board hearing into Calgary Power Ltd.'s application for expansion. The hearing begins today. Calgary Power is seeking to add a fifth 375-megawatt unit to its Sundance power plant at Lake Wabamun, 35 miles west of Edmonton. The coal-fired plant will cost more than million and will be required to meet Alberta's power requirements by 1978, a Calgary Power spokesman said. New dimension added RED DEER (CP) An Edmonton man has added another dimension to a new sport by combining streaking with ski-kite flying. The man, in his early 20s, soared down a hill by the Red Deer River in front of the new Canyon Area Ski Lodge. The streaker, wearing ski boots and with his clothes wrapped in the struts of his kite, landed gracefully in front of the lodge and made a full turn before the spectators. Under cover of his kite, he quickly dressed and walked nonchalantly into the crowd, fully clad in a silver colored ski outfit. GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE WEDNESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 52 27 Pincher Creek 49 29 Medicine Hat 51 28 Edmonton 25 20 Grande Prairie.. 12 -2 .19 Banff........... 47 27 Coronation...... 26 12 Calgary......... 54 18 Victoria 53 39 .01 Penticton....... 53 40 .18 Prince George 35 22 .03 Kamloops....... 54 40 .08 Vancouver...... 54 43 .30 Saskatoon......23 13 Regina 36 25 Winnipeg....... 35 19 Toronto......... 43 19 Ottawa........34 9 Montreal 32 7 St. John's....... 21 11 1.57 Halifax........22 5 Charlottetown 17 1 .15 Fredericton..... 24 1 Chicago 40 33 .20 New York...... 46 34 Miami.........79 68 Los Angeles ___ 70 46 Las Vegas...... 67 43 Phoenix 74 53 Athens 52 41 Rome.......... 55 39 Paris........... 50 38 London 46 39 Berlin.......... 48 30 Amsterdam..... 46 41 Moscow 34 30 Stockholm 41 23 Tokyo.......... 46 34 FORECAST: Lethbridge, Calgary Today, increasing cloudiness, a few rainshowers this afternoon and overnight. Highs 45-50. Low near 30. Wednesday, becoming sunny during the morning, high near 45. Medicine Hat Today, increasing cloudiness, a few rainshowers this evening and overnight. Highs near 50. Low near 30. Wednesday; clearing near noon, highs near 40. Columbia, Kootenay Cloudy today with a few rainshowers. Occasional showers of mixed rain and snow today. Wednesday mostly cloudy. Highs both days 40 to 45. Lows tonight 25 to 30. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy today. Scattered showers mostly west portion Wednesday. Highs today 45 to 55. Lows tonight 20s. Highs Wednesday mostly 40s. West of Continental Divide Considerable cloudiness today with showers developing by afternoon. Continuing through Wednesday. Highs both days 40s. Lows tonight 20s and lows 30s. GEHL 600 FORAGE HARVESTER For the Best tn Forage get Gehll Available with Hay Header or Two-Row Corn Header. NOW AT... GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES 1202 Phone 321-1141 AMA Road Report as of 8 a.m. today. All highways in the Lethbridge area are obscured by fog- Highway No. 3 East- Lethbridge to Medicine Hat. Bare and dry. Highway No. 3 West Lethbridge to Fort Macleod and B.C. boundary. Bare and dry with occasional .slippery sections through The 'Pass." Highway No. 4 Lethbridge to Coutts." Bare and dry. Highway No. 5 Lethbridge to Cardslon Waterton. Bare and dry. Highway No. 6 Pincher Creek to Waterton.. Bare and dry. Highway No. 2 North Fort Macleod to Calgary and Edmonton. Bare and dry with occasional slippery sections. Highway No. 2 South, Fort Macleod to Cardston and Carway. Bare and dry with occasional icy sections. Highway No. 23 Junction Highway No. 3 to Vulcan and High River. Bare and dry. Highway No. 36 Taber to Brooks. Bare and dry with occasional slippery sections. Highway No. 1 Trans- Canada. East-Calgary to Medicine Hat and Swift Current. Bare and dry. Highway No. 1 Trans- Canada West Calgary to Banff Rogers Pass and Revelstoke. Bare and dry to Banff. Banff Golden mainly bare with occasional slippery sections. Golden Revelstoke. Trace of snow. Occasional slippery sections. Banff Jasper. Mainly bare with occasional slippery sections. Ports of entry: Times in Mountain Standard Time opening and closing times: Carway 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Chief Mountain closed: Contts open 24 hours; Del Bonita 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgateopen 24hours: Porthill-Rykerts7am. until 11 p.m.; Wild Horse 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Rooseville7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Logan Pass. (Canada Cnstoms moved one boar earlier Jan. 6 when Montana went on daylight Federal government may tighten control of transportation Seeking 'justice'for parents This is Michael (bottom left) and Robbie (bottom sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Twenty years after their parents were executed for passing atomic secrets to the Russians, the boys hope to reopen the case and prove the Rosen- bergs innocent. Story on page 9. North appeals to south about oil exploration SACHS HARBOUR, N.W.T. (CP) Residents of this iso- lated arctic community voiced concern Monday about oil exploration on their land and issued a poignant plea to Canadians in the south. The settlement council of Sachs Harbour, an Eskimo community in the southeast coast of Banks Island in the Arctic Ocean, miles north of Edmonton, issued a news release stating their opposition to a request by Panarctic Oils Ltd. to schedule year-round oil ex- ploration on the island. Such exploration now is con- fined to the period Oct. 1 to April 30.' 1 The people of Banks Island feel all oil activities should re- main restricted to the current deadlines. A motion to that ef- fect was unanimously passed by the council and the Sachs Harbour Trapper's Association. Panarctic is a consortium of oil companies and the federal government which has been doing extensive drilling in the north. "Sachs Harbour is an Eskimo settlement which has always been able to look after the council said. "Caribou, seals, polar bears, fish and geese have provided much of our food. White foxes, seals and polar bears have provided the money we need to live in the way we we want to live. "We think our rights to the land and the animals should be recognized by all Canadians as being most important and as having priority." Since 1970, when the oil companies "first came and told us that they were going to start working on Banks Island, we have had many fears about what it would do to the land and animals..." Several meetings were held with the oil companies and government to discuss the matter, the council said. During a meeting Sept. 30, 1970, "we agreed not to go to court over the matter providing that all work by the oil companies be done be- tween Oct. 1 and April 30 and providing that studies were made to find out about the ef- fect of the work on the land and animals." Liberals Northern councils would win to be expanded OTTAWA (CP) The federal government proposes to increase the membership of both the Yukon and Northwest Territories legislative councils but at the same time give them no more powers than they already possess. A government bill amending the parliamentary acts setting up the councils was given first reading in the Commons Monday and will come up for debate later in. the session. Northern Affairs Minister Jean Chretien wants the bill approved quickly so it will be in effect for territorial elections this fall. In a leap forward for the Northwest Territories, the government is discontinuing the practice of appointing prominent Canadians from outside the territory to council. Under the proposed legislation, all council members their numbers are increased to 15 from 14 must win election. In the Yukon, the present fully elected council expands to 12 members from seven. A formula also is proposed under which the Yukon council can expand to 20 members when the territory's population reaches or more. Erik Nielson (PC commenting on the proposals, said he disagreed with confining the Yukon council to 12 members now. VICTORIA (CP) Premier Dave Barrett said Monday the federal Liberals would win if they called an election on the issue of national ownership of Canada's natural gas and oil resources. He told the legislature that he believes the Canadian people respect the fact that the "integrity of the nation should not be shaken" by the economic issues surrounding the control of the country's gas and oil resources. The premier said such an election issue would serve to have the question of the nationalization of resources debated publicly and point up the fact that people in all the provinces are Canadians first and residents of individual provinces second. WORKERS' COMPENSATION BOARD ALBERTA First Aid Class LETHBRIDGE MARCH 18 19 25 26 APRIL 1-2-8-9 Scandinavian Hall to Each Craning. NOW No to worlnra under HM act OTTAWA (CP) Elements of a new transportation policy, including proposals to deal with rail boxcar shortages, are being discussed in cabinet, Prime Minister Trudeau said in the Commons Monday. Replying to opposition ques- tions, Mr. Trudeau said new policy suggestions also are being reviewed by Transport Minister Jean Marchand with western provincial transport ministers this week. Mr. Marchand is in Van- couver holding preliminary talks before a meeting with the ministers Wednesday. A spokesman for Mr. Marchand said outside the House that he will outline for the provincial ministers the position that the federal government should have tighter control of trans- portation. He said the federal govern- ment's lack of power in con- trolling freight rates will be a major item on the agenda. Le- gally, the rail companies have the authority to set their own rates though the transport commission may suspend or change them. The prime minister said the government is dealing with the reported shortage of hopper cars to carry grain and will announce its decision "in the proper manner." The wheat board has asked for additional hopper cars to carry grain. DENIES REPORT Replying to Elmer MacKay Mr. Trudeau said reports that CP Rail and Canadian National Railways have refused government directives to build more boxcars are untrue. Many western provincial leaders as well as federal leaders were questioning the national transport policy, the prime minister said. It was being reviewed by cabinet. Mr. Marchand said last Thursday that present trans- portation policy, which relies heavily on competition to pro- duce efficient and economic transportation, has many drawbacks. In certain areas of the country there was no real competition. He said he wants a new pol- icy placing greater manage- ment authority in government hands in the transport field. TANKERS DOCK The deep-water harbor at Point Hawkesbury, N.S., can accommodate giant oil tankers. DESIGNED AND MANUFACTURED IN LETHBRIDGE WE MAKE IT EASY AT STORES Corner 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S, Phone 327-8548 BIG VOLUME BARGAINS because we buy big for 180 Firestone Stores! CIRCLE General Electric 13 cu. ft. No-Frost Refrigerator This 1 3 cu ft No Frost refnqeraior features a separate freezer compartment with a TOO Ib capacity twin cnspers plastic neat pan butler and cheese keepers and optional roll out wheels Colors available for STO more NOW ONLY We make it so easy at fircstonc General Electric 30" Automatic Range Plug Out Elements Roast Censor. Rotissene Not exactly as illustrated NOW ONLY ;