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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 0 THE lEIHBRIDGE HERALD Match 1971 Public rejection has no effect Governments passion for white papers un changed i McLEAN RETIRES At Cyrus chairman of the board for the British Columbia Telephone is retiring after 57 years of He is seen here with two prized possessions in his apartment one of the first automatic telephones which has been converted into a lamp but still works and one set from the Kagyyak Tele phone which uses ammal symbols on the instead of numbers and letters to make it easier for Aleuts on Al askas Kodiak Island to use Ihe Venezuela to hike levies on oil tax By BUD JORGENSEN Canadian PITS Staff Writer Venezuela will increase the tax it levies on crude oil Thurs day and the result will be more expensive gasoline and fuel oil for Venezuela has been Canadas major offshore source for crude oil and petroleum products The government of the South American country has an nounced its taxreference price for crude oil will be in creased an average cents to a This is not the price the oil companies pay for Venezuelan oil company spokesmen It is the price the government estimates th ol companies should be geltin for the In computing the Vene zuelan authorities allow the oil companies to deduct expenses and royalties from the taxrefer ence price and the balance is taxed at a rate of about 60 per cent If have not gone the change in the reference price will mean an increase in taxes of about 36 cents a barrel per cent of 59 5 There are 35 gallons in a bar Dominion Bureau of Statistics figures show that 61 per cent of petroleum imported during the first half of 1970 came from During the same pe riod of oil sources in Nigeria were cut off by a civi 67 per cent of tota imports came from About half of Canadas petro leum consumption is of im ported During 1969 the Canadian industry produce about million barrels a da and exported about half tha production to the United States CANADIAN CONSUMPTION In the same Canadian consumed about million bar rels a domesti sources supply Ontario and th while offshore supplies g to Quebec and the Atlantic prov inces chairman of Imperial Oil savs raw ma terial costs account for 75 to 80 per cent of the operating costs a refinery as it appears on the sur OTTAWA CP The govern i ments ardor for white papers as not been cooled by public rejection of some of About the time Finance Minister Edgar Benson was gain that his white paper on ax changes would never reach he stage of legislation Sxternal Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp was saying that he government may produce paper on energy Sharp spoke as acting prime minister in the context oi Arctic oil On Thursday night Energy Minister Greene an Crude oil in to be CALGARY CP The Al1 billion at present wellhead so berta oil and gas f xard is reviewing its estimates of the amount of crude that production wou3 not be and minor But outside the Impe ials rjroduction exceeds that se recovered from the spread over several nces largest oil most important effects In the it wou benefit from any The move was taken at boards decision will be on producers from the field presenting their argumen to conservation board hearii request of Imperial Oil rest of the province niiich wants the board to of Albertas Amoco and Mob duce its estimate of they used more acci oil in the waterflood area the a iniormdL million barrels from is allowed to produce oi ou tnat couiu million relation to the boards But Amoco Canada of its recoverable the companies agree um and Mobile If the board cuts its was between milli Canada countered with companijs working million barrels of terventions which urged the field will have to place but Imperial estimat conservation board to raise while those e 1 s per cent was recov estimates to million in the province will while Amoco maintain increases to meet than 30 per cent could The difference in recommended by Imperial and Mobil are board has given no in AmocoMobile would be of the dozen or so com anies producing out of of when its decision be AT TT B nounced that the government has started negotiations for pur chase of a major interest in Home Oil of in danger of falling under Ameri can ownership and Will this mean two overlap ping white papers Revenue Minister Herb Gray has been working for months on a white paper on foreign owner ship Prime Minister Trudeau said last week in the Commons that this policy will be made known in due The problem of Arctic oil pipelines includes that of possi ble pollution by line in the income tax dian military forces in Europe pected in Maybut the opposi by half and taking them out of tion does not know how many I the NATO front if of the white A white paper on defence is paper will be still in the Other events in the chequered of the main career of Trudeau government white papers The white paper on Indian policy was scrapped outright after the Indians raised strong The while paper on foreign policy was so long delayed that Trudeau went ahead with major foreign policy changes vithout waiting for The big est change was cutting Cana There is a possibility of a white paper on the environment and the fight against This would mean triple overlap ling white papers on oreign ownership and the envi RULE BY WHITE PAPER A white paper Eldon Conservative MP for Calgary taunted in the Benson says there wil still be comprehensive changes No bonuses for Chrysler executives DETROIT API Chrysler annual proxy showed here that the third largest United States auto firm had skipped incentive bonus payments to its top officers for the second consecutive The issued in ad vance of the firms annual shareholder meeting April reported that boaid chairman Lvnn Townsend was paid in salary and fees in j the same amount he got in tno erage cost Of Vene nielan crude has gone up about Virgil vicechair j cents a about one continuedat a j cent a appears that level i 1970 while John Hi cost will be passed directly to illeged union TORONTO CP unior epresenting 750 employees o he Canadian National Institute or the Blind across Ontario claims the institute has threat ened to put 35 blind people oul if Most of those involved operatf small tobacco and candy stores One of John 44 is on the bargaining committr of the Ontario Union of Blin and Sighted formei a year He said in an interview Fr day the CNIB made the threa of layoffs during negotiation with the Paul CNIB public rela tions said the 35 opera tors could keep their subsidize shops unless the institute has meet the unions unreasonable Most union members make the provincial minimum wage of an hour or 560 a although salaries range up to 5100 a week for canteen mana The union said the institutes last offer was for 15 cents an hour more as of April 1 when the provincial minimum wage rises to SI 65 plus another 10 cents in The union wants at least 15 cents more than ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan 3284095 the white paper on income secu cutoff of family allow ances at the salary level under The most successful white paper so far has been that on unemployment 11 was translated into legislation last The white paper on bankrupt cies is also producing legisla tion Chrysler president since had his salaiy in creased to in 1970 from in The proxy statement read No awards of incentive com pensation was made for This was beccuse the firms fin ancial picture was not strong enough to the refineries the The oil company people are reluctant to talk about prices and will only offer estimates of average prices on an offthe record basis They agree that western Ca nadian crude costs about S3 52 a barrel delivered to Torontoarea tions under which the firms bonus system becomes opera LONG GESTATION Various sources place the price of Venezuelan crude deliv ered to Montreal at between j and S3 35 a This in I eludes increases in transporta tion costs that vcnt into effect The female lobster carries the durin 1970 developing eggs for 10 to 12 j Retail prices have tradition months before the oung hatch j ally len less east of the 01 rowing asthe major oilproduc ing countries increase their Some people connected with the industry believe prices across Canada will be equal I7f Head lice epidemic cheeked GRANDE CACHE An epidemic of head lice which af fected a large percentage of this communitys popula tion has been brought under Helmut Kohlhepp of Dr Edson medical health said 190 of 700 Grande Cache school children were infected last week and 11 public health workers were sent to help the resident public any ivii health nurse in the community tawa or valley and it seems 220 miles west of that the price differential is narj The staff now are treating many of the population and we should have it almost elimi nated within a Kohlhepp He said the source of the lice had not been determined but Another ffroup in the industry they are not carrying bohcves the price differential j ous Treatment is by medicated will remain and connected with this is the exccctation that prices of Oanruhnn crude will stay ahead of off shore pi Komc expect increases before the end of the vcar shampoo which has replaced DDT as the common j he cigarellr TO NONRATEPAYER RESIDENTS AT r Bn TArT NOTICE TH Lcthbnclqc who no arc Caroaicn Citirrns or c day of October anclir mont pcirtinrjn M nomrs plqrrd 01 no of El dur tho U dry of January to th 22nd anrl a iy Public I in tnr Cn a pone iho prnod from of Sootcmhrr 1971 c crpt ARTHUR L LARSON REGISTRAR New con lest Commons play OTTAWA CP Barn Mather XDP i an avid crusader smok ing ost minted that a person lime 10 smoke pick of cigarottis a fur years In colloci cimuoiis lo rid a conr TV set offered by the makers of Mark Ten cigarettes i He asked Minister Turner in the Commons j hc io ay are of tbr which requires cnupims for the TV I His question drew Inujhter from Hie MPs hut m rkcr Liien ntlort it out of EATONS SAVE Tuop 60 ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE A MUfFltR FOR MOST CARS FREE 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