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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 11 -THE LETHBRltME HERALD May 1974 British ambassador to retire Canada exciting OTTAWA Retiring British High Commissioner Sir Peter Hayman says that when you're visiting you become a placename not a name dropper. And after 3Vz years in Can- Sir Peter can drop more ALBERTA ALCOHOLISM and DRUG ABUSE COMMiSSlOH Nurse-Counsellors work Required to assist the medical officer in examining responsible for all medi- cations and for maintaining accurate medical counsels patients and their family members and partici- pates in educational seminars. Grad- uation from an approved school oJ pre- ferably with some experience in dealing with people in the addiction field. per annum. Competition No. AADAC LETHBRIDGE HERALD Telephone 328-1042 for appli- cation quote competition number and mail flfflflC Personnel Manager 9929 103 Street Alberta pjacenames than most Cana dians. Places like where he met a man who claimed to use his tele- phone to call his Wall Street broker. Or 'where he learned you should always put your wife at the front of the dogsled to shield you from the wind. The high commis- term for an ambassador from one Commonwealth country to reporters today that Ottawa has been most exciting post we've ever and quickly agreed that exciting is not a word commonly applied to Ottawa. But he arrived the day Que- bec Labor Minister Pierre Laporte was murdered during the Quebec October crisis of 1970. At the British trade minister James Cross was still held captive by the FLQ. Mr. Cross was later said Sir to Ot- tawa's adroit firmness. Ottawa had also been exciting because of the ease of meeting key prime minister and party leaders and MPs. And it was exciting live at the centre of the second- largest country in the PETER HAYMAN Department faces civil lawsuits WASHINGTON Forced by a Supreme Court the United States justice department is preparing to drop several gambling and narcotics cases based on improper wiretap evidence. The department also faces the possibility that defendants in those cases may file civil lawsuits claiming thousands of dollars in damages as a result of wiretaps improperly authorized by former attorney-general John Mitchell. Federal prosecutors across the United States told of a score of cases that may be lost in the wake of high court although the department still had no complete count Tuesday. The judges ruled Monday that Mitchell failed to follow the law when he allowed his executive assistants to authorize wiretap requests in the attorney-general's name. Arctic dive ends OTTAWA What may be the longest Arctic dive ever made has just been completed by divers in an Arctic expedition headed by Dr. Joe Maclnnis of Toronto. The saturation-dive experiment under the five-foot-thick ice of Resolute lasted 24 Dr. Maclnnis said Tuesday in a telephone interview from Resolute Bay. The Jim English of St. and Robert Wicklund of the spent about 18 hours of the period in an underwater station heated to about 70 degrees. The remaining six hours was spent swimming and performing underwater experiments outside-the station which was just below the surface of the ice at a depth of about 15 feet. The experiment indicates that saturation a technique used by divers to spend as much time as possible under may work in Arctic waters where the temperatures drop to 28 said Dr. Maclnnis. Last he and his crew made what was believed to be the first successful dive under the ice of the North and planted Canadian flags over and under the ice. The saturation-diving principle is based on the fact that divers absorb their breathing gases into their bloodstream and body tissues because of increased Dr. Maclnnis explained. A diver reaches the saturation point when his body will absorb no more gases. From this point a diver can remain underwater and will not require a long decompression period to return the surface. Although the test indicates divers can remain underwater for long periods in the Arctic as they can in warmer there were other factors that make long Arctic dives including weather conditions on the a lack of depth perception known as mental stress and equipment freezing. Quebec wants subsidies for pipeline extension SOMETHING GREAT HAS JUST HAPPENED TO YOUR CANADA SAVINGS BONDS Effective May the average annual yield to maturity on all your unmatured Canada Savings Bonds has been increased to the highest yield ever on Canada Savings Bonds. What does this mean to How do you get the real benefits from the higher Here are the CASH BONUS PAYMENTS You will receive the benefits of this higher yield in the form of CASH BONUS PAYMENTS. All you have to do is keep your unmatured Canada Savings Bonds until the cash bonus becomes payable. HERE ARE SOME If your bonds mature on or prior to November you will receive a cash bonus at maturity. This means if you own a Canada Savings Bond of the Series you will receive a cash bonus of on November the maturity date of your bond. If your bonds mature after November 1979. you will receive two cash bonuses. average annual yield to maturity This means on each Canada Savings Bond of the Series you will receive a cash bonus of on November plus a second cash bonus of when the bond matures on November for total cash bonuses of Here's another important benefit- all cash bonuses will be eligible for the lower rate of taxation applicable to capital gains. ADDED VALUE These bonuses are in addition to the regular annual interest coupons and Compound Interest Certificates. You also continue to benefit from all the other outstanding features of Canada Savings Bonds. INSTANT CASH You can still cash your Canada Savings Bonds anytime. But more than it pays to keep them to maturity. ALL THE DETAILS You can get complete including a detailed table showing the amount of each cash wherever you bank or invest. THEY'RE STILL ON SALE You can still purchase the Series of Canada Savings Bonds and take advantage of the cash bonus payment opportunity. See your Bank or authorized Investment Credit Trust or Loan or Stock Broker today. NOW SAVINGS BONDS fALUABLE THAN OTTAWA Quebec asked the National Energy Board Tuesday to consider rates separately from an application by Interprovincial Pipe Line Ltd. to build an oil pipeline from to Montreal. The pipeline company has applied under a section of the Energy Board Act seeking a ruling that the pipeline was in the national interest. In the same application it proposes a 28-cents-a-barrel toll for moving oil through the and is Quebec's contention that the question of tariffs and tolls is totally irrelevant to an application under this said Pierre appearing at the hearings for the Quebec attorney general's de- partment. The matter of tolls should be settled a more appropriate Quebec would make its position known on the charges when it deemed the time appropriate. The board will hear argument on the Quebec motion today. The 254-mile line from Sarnia to Montreal would be an extension of the company's line which starts at Edmonton. The extension already has won the approval of the Trudeau government as a means of assuring Eastern Canada of a safe supply of western oil. NEEDS AGREEMENT But the designed to deliver barrels of crude daily to Montreal by needs the formal agreement of the energy board. Lawyer E. G. ap- pearing for told the board the pipeline's route through southern Ontario and its design are geared to meet the government's expressed wish that construction be com- pleted by 1976 and that it would be capable of moving oil from east to west if a need for such a reversal arose. He said a proposed route through Northern Ontario was abandoned because it would cost would require a longer construction period and the flow could not be reversed. Environmental consultant Ronald Duncan of Vancouver said in a prepared statement that if management practices are the damage to farmland in Ontario would be minimal. But under cross- examination by farmer Peter Lewington of he was unable to list what these sound practices would be. He conceded that he had not visited any sites where pipe- lines had been constructed nor had he taken any soil samples during his study. Andre a Montreal environment also told Mr. Lewington he hadn't taken soil samples in his Quebec study. The area was still under snow when he made his field trips. Population explosion ADDIS ABABA Africa's present population of nearly 400 million will more than double in the next 26 Robert executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa said Tuesday. Gardiner said the present rate of population 2.9 per cent a is expected to increase to 3.1 per cent by the vear 2000. ;