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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IITHBRID3E HERALD Saturday, May 26, 1973 billion situation Car pollution change costly TORONTO (CP) If Canada adopts the 1975 and 1976 auto emission control standards pro- posed by the United States, the Canadian petroleum industry will have to spend billion by 1980 to meet the changes, a pet- roleum industry spokesman said Thursday. Speaking to the Canadian branch of the Oil Industry TBA (Tires, Batteries, Accessories) Group, R. A. Shaver, president of the Petroleum Association for Conservation of the Cana- dian Environment said an expenditure will be required to provide for non-leaded gasoline refining equipment. The special equipment will be needed for the catalytic con- verters likely to be used to meet the requirements. Another 5200 million will be required for segregated marketing equip- ment to accommodate and store the no-lead gasoline. He said this may be only a stopgap device as new engines would make no-lead gasaline unnecessary. The federal gov- ernment should make sure it hss determined how necessary additional auto emission and gasoline lead controls are be- fore imposing them, he said. In urging government cau- tion, Mr. Shaver said U.S. ef- forts at air pollution abatement Q-X WITH MOLY -SAVES- 15% TO 60% EVERY YEAR ON OPERATING AND REPAIR COSTS Available Now for Automobiles Simply add 16 oz. to 5 qts. oil or in proportion To Crankcase and Automatic Transmission Tested by Tachometers and Used Oil Analysis Q-X Moly improves efficiently of oils three times. Increases film strength of oils four time? Eliminates dry starts. Reduces Hctional drag between moving parts 5% to 20% ASK FOR IT AT SERVICE STATIONS have led to a virtual "panic-ori- ented, wasteful, inefficient pro- gram to control automotive emissions" in which there was a lack of thoroughness in ini- tially defining the problem. A representative of Environ- ment Canada told the meeting a decision on what course Canada wiil follow concerning the 1975 controls will made some time nsxt month. Jan Chrystman, director of the department's abatement and appliance branch of the en- vironmental protection service, said the various federal depart- ments involved with setting the controls are to begin a review today of all the representations made on the matter. Mr. Shaver said a report by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in February found that the averags suggested retail price of a car with a dual catalyst to meet 1976 standards is expected to be more than the comparable 1973 model and more than the 1970 model. Mr. Chrystman noted these estimates did not take into ac- count that a significant part of tris already j been spent on 1373 models. j WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS AND OUR Figures don't lie Here are just two of the great deals we have for you 1973 I4'x68' FEATURE Save Fully furnished, 3 bedroom, fully carpeted. Delivered te you qt only 1973 DOUBLE WIDE 24'x48', 950 sq. ft. SAVE DURING THIS SALE ONLY Full slection on all sizes and models Everything on saie. MUST BE SOLD BY MAY 3Ist t- KNIGHT-SQUIRE-PAGE DOUBLE WIDES On the Spot Financing. if Low Down Payments Up to Low Monthly available C'S'A> A'H'A- approved Receive o free gift with your home. OPEN All WEEKEND. SUNDAY 1-5 P.M. COME HOME TO (LETHBRIDGE) UNITED MOBILE HOMES (DIVISION OF UNITID MOTORS CO. ITD.) Corner of 3rd Ave. ond Scenic Drive (across from the A and W) THE NUMBER TO CALL 327-1780 r fails test OPP Constable J. E. McCormick takes Tony the Tiger fo Peterborough, Ontario, but it turned out to be a round-trip Wednesday. The Lions Club in Peterborough, sponsoring a bicycle safety program led by the OPP had wanted a lion head for the bike. Conklin Shows was making a lion's head for them, but it developed jaw trouble and wasn't ready, hence the tiger. But the Lions turned down Tony for the job. U.S., Switzerland sign crime pact I BERN f AP> The United The treaty is aimed specific- States and Switzerland signed! at crime syndicate leaders Oil company not liable to pay tax OTTAWA (CP) Asamera Oil Ltd., a wholly-owned sub- sidiary of Asamera Oil Corp. of Calgary, was not liable to pay income tax between 1963 and 1971, the Federal Court has ruled. The court upheld Asamera's appeal against a finding of the revenue department that it was owed income tax on earnings of in the nine-year pe- riod. The company, incorporated under the laws of Bermuda, ar- gued it was not liable for Cana- dian taxes because it was not resident in Canada. The company also argued that it had capital expenses of million in the years under review compared with mil- lion revenues. In making his decision, Mr. Justice Darrel Heald said Asa- mera was entitled to deduct the miDion as allowable ex- jenses and thus owed no taxes. Because of this decision, he did nst rule on whether Asa- mara was a Canadian resident and subject therefore to Cana- dian taxes. Security matters discussion held By STEPHEN SCOTT swered, just to show the gov- today a precedent-setting judi- cial assistance treaty to bolster j the international arsenal of weapons against crime syndi- cates. A major clause of the com- plex, 41-article treaty is de- signed to help U.S. investigators who usually are well insulated from all criminal charges ex- cept tax evasion. Switzerland's bank secrecy rules do not apply in criminal cases. But tax evasion is not a criminal offence under Swiss law. and heretofore it has been extremely difficult for the U.S. track funds _ deposited Jjy j government to get Swiss help ,._j u _.. fiscal cases. The new treaty also provides for assistance in anti-trust cases or in cases of political of- fence where an organized crime group is involved and seeks "to achieve via the politi- cal route an increase in power and wealth of the criminal Under the treaty, an organ- ized crime group is defined as one which carries out activities in a "methodical and system- atic manner" and commits, or threatens to commit, violence and "either strives to obtain in- fluence in politics, commerce, or trade and labor unions' or associates with groups engaged in these practices. the underworld in numbered Swiss bank accounts. Coincindentally. a spokesman for a crime-fighting commission j of the Italian senate said today the Mafia is believed to have key bases in Switzerland for the financing of an international drug traffic estimated at nearly i billion a year. j The treaty, which must be ap- proved by the U.S. Senate and the Swiss parliament before it takes effect, is the first of its kind negotiated by the United States. The Nixon adminis- tration called it a "vital weapon in the fight against organized crime." and it is likely to serve as a model for similar accords with other European countries. We ore seeking a person with o greet deal of enthusiasm and ambition, preferably jomeone who is a seasoned specialty sales person, to call on mainten- ance departments in nil types of industry in southern Alberta with our line of long lamps, institutional and industrial chemicals. To the right person we offer the opportunty of: i Above average earnings in excess of annually I Exclusive territory (no house i Weekly draw against commission Complete field training (on continual Usual company group benefits. Interested.persons may forward their complete resume to: R. J. SANDERSON, SALES MANAGER, CANADIAN SECUREX LIMITED P.O. BOX 3308, VANCOUVER, 3, B.C Special Auction Sale AT 421 33rd STREET NORTH Monday, May 28th TERMS CASH 7 p.m. NO RESERVE rpllaway bed; Ice cream freezer; Chrome table end 4 chairs; 2 upholstered rockers; Small desk; Emerson TV; Toppan pas 2 old buffets; Gas power mower; Air cooler; Baseboard Simplicity washer-spin dryer; Telephone table; Sylvania port. TV; 2 stove Chester- fields Bicycles; 2 fridges; Hoover upright Dress form; Swing set; Admiral TV; Frigidaire dishwasher; Swivel bar stool; TV Garden hose; Floor polishers; Wood chairs; Torp Tent heater; Crock; Vacuums; 6x8 tent; Lown lounge; Pressure cooker; Skis; Luggage; Electric adding Kiddie car; Gas heater; Electric broiler; Golf cart; TV antennas; Sewing machine. Many More ItemJ Too Numerous To Mention. Items may be viewed at 421 -33rd it. N. from noon on Sa'n Day FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 1920 2nd AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 41 Lie. 458 OTTAWA (CP) The Com- mons justice and legal affairs committee privately discused security matters with Solicitor- General Wan-en Allmand, as at least one member sought to ensure there be no Watergate affair in Canada. The meeting was the first of two secret sessions following fears expressed by Erik Nielen that a police force is growing in secret here. Today the committee was to view the operations of Mr. Al- Imand's controversial Police and Security Planning and Re- search Group subject of opposi- tion questions in recent years. All members undertook not to discuss in public what they were told in the private meet- ings. But Mr. Nielsen said in an in- terview he discovered that some of the long series of ques- tions lie put on the Commons order paper before Easter would breach national security if they were answered in public. NO ANSWERS GIVEN The IMP, who is solicitor-gen- eral critic for his party, has yet to receive answers to his ques- tions which gave a pcture of government, operating in con- cert. Mr. Allmand has said the Po- lice and Security Planning Agency is a collector of avail- able information and does no in- vestigation itself. Mr. Nielsen said Thursday his apprehension will not be allayed until there is no chance of sub- verting Canadian security for political purposes. He said there is nothing to prevent a Watergate happening in Canada. "There is no reason to believe that we are purer than the Americans are.'' He wanted parliamentary au- thority behind creations such as the police and security group so that MPs could keep check on them. The MP said Mr. Allmar.d has given an undertaking to consider that. BRIEF OPPOSITION Mr. Nielsen said the leader of the Opposition should be briefed frequently on security matters, such as in the United States and Britain. "I'll not rest easy until I'm sure that no political party can use security for its own pur- poses.'1 He said he applies that feel- ing to any future Conservative government as well as the present Liberal administration. Mr. Nielsen, who has said he submit more questions if the present ones on the order paper are not anwered, said his future action will be deter- mined to a degree by what he learns at the private committee meetings. But he said he submitted some of his questions, knowing that they could not be an- ernment the knowledge. extent of his Light show off GRAND COULEE DAM, Wash. (AP) The energy crisis in the United States is so bad that the annual light show at Grand Coulee Dam, one of the world's largest hydroelec- tric units, won't start May 30, officials say. Stream flows in the power-poor Pacific North- west are so low the program will be eliminated. If you WfiUt A. Heist the big ones! Get bargains galore from an inventory of millions of dollars! Shoppers Stoppers start Thursday, May 31 Simpsons-Sears Egg agency OTTAWA (CP) A national egg marketing agency should be in operation by the end of next month, Agriculture Minis- ter Eugene Whelan told the Commons. "I met with the national egg group this he said, "and I am sure they will have a proper working body, hopefully by the end of June.' HIT BIG PAYDIRT! Before this Summer's much older you codd bs pulling down lop wages as an equipment operator in Rcadbuilding trained personnel are needed URGENTLY! You'll get FREE Tuition at Vermilion College under the Priority Employment Program, you may also qualify for a special Training and Living ALLOW- ANCE. Work is mostly out-of-doors with plenty of training on the machines ihat YOU select. The Course, organized in co-operation with the Al- berto Roadbuilders Association, is only open to 24 applicants so ACT NOW! Course runs from June 11 -July 13 inclusive. ENROLL NOW in the Roadbuilding Operator's Train- ing Course, contact the Registrar, Vermilion College, Vermilion, Alberta TOB 4MO or Phone: 853-3366. ADVANCED EDUCATION ;