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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE IEIKBRIOCE HE RAID Wednesday, March 15, 1970 Cabiiiel OTTAWA (CP) The cabinet Is believed badly stymied over the question of closing down military bases in Canada. It is now more than six months since Defence Badly Leo Cadieux toM a news conference that the second round in a two-phase program designed to save the n e r s i d e, r.E.I. However, i'rince Edward Island interests were able to make the point svith cabinet that its demise would be a disaster for Arm; province's economy The base is (he second largest "industry" in the island. U has been given an indefinite reprieve. Similar economic Base C ions are believed to have as-ierted themselves with respect o oilier bases on the list of op-ions with which the cabinet has o work. Political considerations are also believed a factor. Most cabinet ministers and MPs, even those greatly in favor of cutting defence expenditures generally, are thought to feel that U a base has to be closed down, it might as well be in somebody else's constituency. There have been suggestions that the government is trying to dovetail its further base-shutdown program wih programs of the regional expansion department and any olhcr department that might help take up the slack. That could account at least in part for the delay. There has also been some speculation that the whole of base consolidation mav be temporarily shelved. If so, according to this speculation, the defence department may be after the government to reim-jurse it for the money it bad hoped to Control LONDON' (CP) Heed Paper Sroup Ltd. has won control of. Britain's giant International Publishing Corp. in a takeover bid. By the time Reed's offer for :he company closed at midnight Monday night, Reed Chairman Don Ryder announced that ac-ccptances by shareholders amounted to substantially more than half the 1PC voting slock. !PC is perhaps the world's largest publishing group. It prints a string of newspapers including the tabloid Daily Mirror, which has Britain's largest daily circulation, and scores o[ magazines and trade Giant Finn It also owns in per cent of the Reed group, which hasexlen-sivc Canadian lioldings in paper-making, mining, real estate and other fields. "ia a few weeks' time." Recommendations from the defence department are understood to have gone up to the cablwt in time to allow the minister's prediction to come true, if they had beea acted upon. There is still no sign when the announcement will be made. The defence department insists that it must close more bases if it is to live within budget restraints imposed upon it by he government. The department's annual budget has been frozen at the current level of for an additional three years. Last August, Jlr. Cadieux announced the closing of one base ar.d three supply depots, plus the partial closing of a second base. The projected annual saving was All the cuts are to take effect by Sept. 1 next year. One base that appeared likely to get the chop was that at HALT TV MELBOURNE (AP) TK invasion of mice which has plagued northern Victoria stale reached into television Tuesday night when a station at Bendigo, 100 miles r.orlh cf Melbourne, went off air for 45 minutes. Slice got into Ihe high voltage cables of a transmitter and caused a short circuit, blacking out Ihe main circuit and switchboard. Demai Oil Pollution CALGARY (CP) A great deal of published information on pollution from various government departments acd agencies goes untapped for lack o! public dcmar.d, says Dennis MacDonald, a provincial government biologist. Information on v a r 1 o u s aspects of pollution was available from the department of agriculture, the fish and wildlife division, and the environmental health services division. Mr. MacDonald, a fisheries biologist on educational leave at the University of Calgary, clarified in an interview statements he made Saturday at a pollution seminar at the Lacking Information Mr. MacDonald is reported to have. loM the seminar that information on the effects of pollution in Alberta is being censored before release to the public and that a speech he gave to a similar meeting last month was censored before publication of the text by the University Biology Club. The biologist said that whilo club members will make routine editing of proceedings, including an address by himself, there will be na censoring by provincial government officials. In fad, Mr. MacDonald said, government departments havi attempting to encourage as free a flow of related information as Miss Teen-age Contest Set TORONTO (CP) A celebrity panel will select this year's Miss Teen-age Canada from among 20 contestants April 6. organizers of the contest said Tuesday. Panelists mil include figure skater Petia Burka and track star Harry Jerome, singer Michael Pagliaro, television producer John Kastncr and Anne Sapieja, Miss Canadian Unirersity. The winner will receive a scholarship and in gifts. The remaining contestants will receive {900 in gifts each ar.d will share in scholarship funds. Lasl yesrs winner was Jewel Mc-Avany, 17, of Rate Increase Chopped EDMONTON (CP) Cana-dian Utilities Lid. says it wit reduce the increase it has asket for in power rates for northern Alberta. The company applied to the Public Utilities Board for a 17-pcr-cent increase in power rates, but says a new rale revision formula mil be presented at hearings March 31. 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