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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Soturdoy, May 13, I97J THE U1HBRIDGE ML'RAID Radar detection tests planned OTTAWA (CP) .Joint Cana- tlian-Amcrlciin Icsls of long- range radar-detection tech- niques will start this summer on Ken Zelenka will Irani at Borden TABER (HNS) Flight Ser- geant Ken Zelenka of Taber Air Cadet Squadron 225 was suc- cessful in his bid for a weeks leader training course which will be held this summer at Canadian Forces Base Bor- den, Ont. Also accepted for an overseas exchange visit was Warrant Of- ficer Jim Gillespie. He will be soending the summer in Great Britain. Melville Peninsula in the North west Territories. The project, named Polar Cap III. will be conducted by tire Defence Research Board and the United States Air Force to evaluate over-the-horizon radar. OTH radar bounces radar waves off the ionosphere to ex- tend its range beyond ordinary radar. Radar receivers will be built at Hall Beach on Melville Pen- insula and Cambridge Bay on Victoria Island. The facilities will be tested in the summer wiwth actual experiments begin- ning next October and sched- uled to end in August, 1973. The project will cost mil- lion dollars, of which Canada will pay approximately mil- lion. FIRST TV Black and white television started in Australia in 1956. Canadian Challenge A rmed dventure F orces ufure A Military Career Counsellor will be at the Bridge Town House Motel, Lefhbridge from noon to p.m. 17 and 18, May, '72 to discuss career op- portunities in Canada's Armed Forces and to take ap- plications for enrolment. If you ore interested and have a grade 8 education or better, are a Canadian citizen, married or single, in good health and betwen the ages of 17 and 24, ask about the following trades: Infantryman Vehicle Technician Su'pply Technician Military Policeman Mobile Support Equipment Operator Traffic Technician Performance Oriented Electronics Training Limited vacancies exist in other trades that the coun- sellor will be pleased to discuss with you. If you are considering University this fall enquire about subsidized educational programs. You get paid while getting a degree a no expense to yourself and are assured of a good job when you graduate. Receives nebulous 'answers Stanf ield queries north oil pipeline applications OTTAWA (CP) Conserva- tive Leader Robert Stanfield drew nebulous answers from the government today in an effort to determine why applications for an oil pipeline along the Mackenzie Kiver valley are being accepted now, rather than at the end of the year. Why did Northern Affairs Minister Jean Chretien say out- side the Commons Thursday tliat applications now can be ac- j unanimous consent for motions ccptcd, Hie same day that the Rails can handle Viet Cong supplies critical of the U.S. decision to move oil down the Pacific Coast. Mr. Mather asked that Prime Minister Trudeau make a direct intervention to the U.S. oppos- WASHINGTON (AP) After some adjustments, Russia and China could get enough war ma- terial and food into North Viet- nam by rail to make up for seaborne supplies cut off by the U.S. mining of North Vietnam- ese ports. through supplies. Thus, officials said, if the North Vietnamese want to get two tons through, they actually move about five tons and write off the balance. Despite serious political dif- ferences, the Russians and the Chinese have been co-operating That is the opinion of veteran in moving Soviet materiel .S. military and civilian spe- j through China to North Viet- U.S. cialists. They also believe the Soviet air-transport system is inadequate to handle a heavy- cargo airlift to North Vietnam on a sustained basis. "The mining will not be enough to tighten the screws so much that the North Vietnam- ese cannot carry on their cam- paign in South one analyst said. These specialists obviously are much less optimistic than top government officials such as Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, chief of naval operations, who fore- cast Thursday that "the input of supplies will be a trickle from now on." President Nixon has ordered not only that the ports be mined but that "rail and all other com- munications will be cut off to the maximum extent possible." American experts said the Communists take account of the loss factor when they send nam. American officials expect this to continue. Oil, gasoline and lubricants are among the most vital prod- ucts that have been coming into North Vietnam by sea, along with trucks, ammunition and major weapons. U.S. specialists estimate that the Chinese would have to divert only about one to two per cent of their railway tank cars to move the tons of petroleum products a month required to the supply trucks, tanks and other vehicles that sustain the North Vietnam- ese offensive. "Air strikes or a senior U.S. analyst said, "the North Vietnamese have enough petro- leum products stockpiled in North Vietnam for a minimum three months of operations and they can stretch that out." Mr. Howard asked support for a motion that would have al- lowed the Commons fisheries committee to travel to British Columbia to hear various wit- nesses in connection with tanker route. United States announced it would go ahead with a trans-A- laska pipeline and an accompa- nying tanker route down the Pa- cific he asked. Acting Prime Minister Arthur Laing said only that a of i evitable spillage" that will studies on ecological require-1 suit from (ankers, mcnts" for the Mackenzie route had proceeded to the point where the government is pre- pared to accept construction ap- plications. But Environment Minister Jack Davis said there would not be sufficient information on the pipeline's effect on northern ecology until the fall. Ecological maps would bo prepared then and there should he sufficient information to make a final de- cision by 1973. Mr. Laing said there is no reason to think that the U.S. decision to ship oil influenced the government's decision to I open applications for the valley pipeline. DIDN'T GET CONSENT Frank Howard Skeena) and Barry Mather Rock) were both denied the required government would take to en- pipeline and tanker route. sure that the Pacific Coast protected from oil spills from ships. DISCOUNTS SHIPS Mr. Davis said It could "produce difficult In- f I u e n c e s in Canada-United States relations. 1 The government "remains i convinced that the alternative _ 11 _ I Canadian route through the intervention to me u.s oppos- h rf man ing the route because of the "in- lo CMrduiato 1 the ment" group to co-ordinate studies to prevent oil spills. But i the government still does not! l accept the idea that oil will move down the coast in ships, from all he said in a he said. Thursday, Energy Minister Donald Macdonald expressed disappointment and disagree- ment with the U.S. decision to Later he asked what steps the I go ahead with the trans-Alaska QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Denial Mechanic Capita! Furniture Bldg. BE PHONE 328-7684M SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT TOLLESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 328-2702-327-3610 4 17-3610 A NUDE BUSINESS LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) A male hairdresser says business is booming since he posed nude in an advertisement for his beauty salon. Carl Stornello, owner of the Girl Watchers Beauty Salon, said he got the idea for the ad from a recent nude centre fold in Cosmopoli- tan magazine. The local ad shows Stornello reclining on a couch without clothes, but with a carefully raised knee. GRANT KRISTJANSON General Service Manager SERVICE SPECIAL! Take advantage of this very special MONEY-SAVING offer! 3.25 .40 Complete Lubrication Oil Change 37fl IV II 11 Regular Price........................................ DEL KAUPP Service Co-Ordinalar HALF PRICE SPECIAL 6-00 OFFER GOOD UNTIL MAY 31st! Please present Ihis coupon for your service special offer! his Coupon Entitles JOE VOORT Service Manager I To receive Service Special of (reg. value) Includes complete lubrication, oil change, new oil filter OFFER GOOD UNTIL WEDNESDAY, MAY 31st! 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