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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Thimday, March 22, 1973 THE LETHBRIB6E HIKAID g Use every opportunity to jab gov't Alberta Tory MPs voice heard in House of Commons OTTAWA Alberta's 10 Pro- ressivc Conservative MPs ave made it plain to Prime linister Pierre Elliolt Trudcau's minorily Liberal gov- rnment Ibat they did not come own to Ottawa to retire. At almost every opportunity possible, the Rocky Mountain ner ibers are on their feet prob- ing, tabbing and jabbing at the edcrp govern- nent which did not manage to elect a single MP from Alberta. EM on Woolliams (PC Calgary North) has been busy attacking Urban Affairs Minister Ron Basford over Ottawa's housing as the Con- servative would more likaly put it, lack of housing policies. Mr. Woolliams switched over from being opposition Justice critic and, with some close as- sistance from former Liberal cabinet minister and now PC MP Paul Keilyor, has leapt into his new job with a relish. He wants more federal money pushed into housing, wide pow- ers created to help provide low cost serviced land for housing, and a whole range of 20lh cen- tury policies designed to enable every Canadian to own a "with at least a bit of land- scaping." Mr. Woolliams has also joined Calgary South MP Peter Bawden in tackling the Liberal government over icies. Ironically, the official Conservative energy critic is Saskatchewan MP Alvin Ham- ilton, a former cabinet minister in the John Diefenbaker govern- ment, bul lliis has not slopped either Mr. Bawden or Mr. liams battling Ottawa on Al- berta's behalf. Apart from energy, Mr. Baw- den, probably the House ol Commons' most knowled gable expert on energy matters, is gaining quite a reputation as a defender cf the taxpayer. The oilman has been up in the Commons at every turn ques- tioning Revenue Minister Bob- crt Stanbury on the new and complicated tax nine-page challenge, as Con- servative House leader and Al- berta MP Ged Baldwin calls trying to get Ottawa to give taxpayers a break. The Calgary South MP, who has been getting a lot of public- ity in Eastern Canada for his tax-battling stand, appears sur- prised at the following and sup- port he has been cluding ivme considerable fame. Don Mazankowski, MP for Vcgreville, and Jack Homer, the veteran MP for Crowfoot constituency, surprised just about everyone in Ottawa last week when they wheeler-dealcd Mr. Homer into the chairman- ship of the standing parlia- mentary committee on trans- port and communications, Mr. Mazankowski, an agrcs- sive young businessman and PC critic on transport, apparently convinced two New Democratic Party members to back Mr. Homer, a vigorous free en- terpriser who socialist MPs generally have little love for. The Crowfoot MP, an oppo- nent of Mlingualism, now comes face to face with one of bfli- ngualisms greatest champions, Transport Minister Jean March- pud. As Mr. Homer battles for better deals for the West, there will undoubtedly be fireworks in this area. American weapons superior' Gobs of gab Cmdr. Elizabeth M. Bar- relt, 41, highest ranking navy woman ever to serve in Vietnam, is shown in Saigon where she says hav- ing t3 female for a boss didn't "sit too well" wilh some of Ihe 450- enlisted men in her it gave them oil something to lalk about" When she leaves Vietnam hopefully sometime next week Cmdr. Barrett plans lo go on vacation and visit her brother in Melrose, Mass. Record price NEW YORK (AP) An anonymous collector paid 500 for a Beethoven music manuscript, a record price in America for a music text, Sotheby-Parke Bernet gallieries reported. Tile manuscript was an auto- graphed eight page text titled Rondo a Capriccio. H10HE PHONES There were about 291.3 mil- lion phones in service in the world iii 1972 compared to 151.6 million in 19C2. PARIS (AP) Defence Min- ister Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap of North Vietnam says in an inter- view published here today that many North Vietnamese be- came downhearted during the war because of the insur- mountable superiority of Am- erican weaponry. "When the American agres- s ion took on enormous di- mensions, concern was felt by many he told Jacques Decornpy of the newspaper Le Conde in the Hanoi interview. He said the Soviet Union. China and other Communis countries helped to modernize North Vietnam's infantry and artillery weapons. "But on the whole they re- mained inferior to the Ameri can he added. "There was a technical gap and furthermore, practically n air power. So we had to adap our combat methods to situ ation." He said the "human factor1 was the decisive elemen against both the French and th Americans. "Our military science constitutes an application Marxism-Leninism to the con Crete conditions of the stniggl for national liberation in ou he declared. Neither the French nor th Americans were ever able put Uieir technical to effective use against enemy inspired by "the crea ive power of intelligence, her ism and Gia said. 'DI-SYSTON 15% Granular Controls all aphids, including strains resistant to chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides. Long-lasting control up to 6 to 8 weeks after application. No protection gaps. Protection starts the instant plants emerge. More natural insect control. Insecticide inside the plant can't destroy beneficial Insect populations when applied as directed. For clean, heallhy potatoes, give aphids and leaf hoppers a smack in their suckers the inslanl they sit down to dinner. Apply DI-SYSTON 15% Granular as you plant. Your dealer has it now. Eating out price rise to continue TORONTO (CP) The Cana- dian Restaurant Association warned today that the price of eating out will continue to rise at a rate "at least comparable to the rate for food at the retail level." Jack Hemmings, the associ- ation's executive vice-president, said in a news release that the 1.6-per-cent increase in restau- rant; meal prices reported by Statistics Canada for the first two months of this year "re- flects the pressure of higher costs in almost all areas of res- aurant operation." Air. Hemmings said that Sta sties Canada figures show that meat, fish and poultry prices ave gone up 17 per cent since "ebruary, 1972." "That means that right hrough the restaurant industry, rom the most popular low- jriced family take-out estab- ishment to the exclusive haute cuisine restaurant, a significanl additional expense has been im- >osed and it must be passed on o the customer." you and nature CHEMAGRO LIMITED 77 City Centre Drive Mississaugua, Ontario Controversial Film grosses million NEW YORK CAP) A here grossed SI.2 mil ion in nine months from the sex film Deep Throat, an ac countant for the district attor noy's office testified. Accountant Irving Radler saW about half the gross went to dis- tributors of the low-budge movie, Aquarius Film Releas ing Inc. The World Theatre o West 49th St. netted IK added. The figures were presented I Judge Joel Tyler to Iwlp hi set a fine for the World. Earlier this month, he ruled Dee Tliroat obscene and impoundcc the World's copy of the film. Deep Throat, wliich has theme of oral sex, was made i the United States on a budget 0 TRASH TREATED SYDNEY, Australia (AP) Health officials ordered workers to spray fragrant deodorant on piles of rubbish left on streets during a sanitation workers' strike, MAZDA ROTARY. TWICE THE WARRANTY OF MOST ORDINARY CARS. MAZDA 1973. THE YEAROF THEROTARY. of The vast majority of piston engine car manufacturers warrant their engines for 12 months miles. Mazda warrants its Rotary engine for twice as 24 months or milesf. r We offer a better warranty because we know we have a better engine. We spent 6 years testing and probing before the first f Mazda Rotary rolled off the line in 1967. Today 400, 000 people in 52 countries drive Rotary Powered Mazdas. The Mazda is quicker, smoother, lighter, quieter, and more efficient than a piston engine of equal size. Jt lias only three major moving parts, yet it develops about twice as much horsepower per pound as a comparable piston engine. And now there's an automatic transmission available for all five Mazda Rotary cars. Test one at your Mazda dealer and find out why 21 major manufacturers are trying to build rotary engines of their own. warrants the basic rolsry engine block and parts to be ol norm! use rr.jinlenifiH ler two veers or 21 mils first. waflaalslna rest f the car for ens year or 12.000 rpiles, which ever occurs Aft of ths terns of ihi; warranty ck-arly defied in tne and witf be explained by authorized dealer in Canada, PRO MOTORS LIMITED 1520 -2nd Avenue, South: 328-8117 OVER 170 DEALERS TO SERVE YOU COAST TO COAST ;