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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta novwiMMi IFIE Cheeky Chickadee A small Chickadee perches on George Little's lips to peck a nut from his mouth. Mr. Little visits Vancouver's Stanley Park Gardens daily to feed the birds. LABOR SHORTAGE AT CALGARY -Ashor- tage of skilled labor could follow if a proposed Shell Canada Ltd. oil sands plant at the Athabasca oil sands in northeast Alberta is built while the Syncrude Canada Ltd. plant is still under the Alberta Energy Resources Conserva- tion Board was told this week. J. J counsel for a consortium of four controlled companies which has received permission to develop an GENERAL FARM Presents The SUNRISE TUESDAY SUNSET H L Pre Lethbridge...... 12 4 .20 Pincher Creek... 9 -1 .29 Medicine Hat 15 8 .09 Edmonton 10 5 .11 Grande Prairie 10 0 Banff........... 6 1 .13 Calgary......... 7 1 .21 Victoria 38 25 .34 Prince George 7 .01 Kamloops....... 32 21 Vancouver...... 41 30 Saskatoon.......10 4 Regina .........13 -6 Winnipeg 22 7 Toronto......... 41 33 Ottawa......... 39 24 Lethbridge Calgary- Hazardous driving warning cancelled. Weather advisory issued for Snow and drifting snow with winds E10-15. Winds increas- ing this evening with blowing. snow. Highs 5-10 above. Lows near zero. Cloudy with diminishing snow. Highs near five above. Medicine ad- visory issued for Snow with drifting snow. Winds ElO-15. Winds increasing this evening resulting in blowing snow. Highs 5-10 above. Lows near five above. Winds SE15-20 in the morning. Highs 5-10 above. Columbia Kootenay and Overcast with occasional snow. Cold. Highs today and Tuesday in the 20s. Lows tonight 10 to 15. MONTANA East of Continental Heavy snow warning west portion this afternoon and tonight. Scattered snow mostly west portion early to- day but heavy snow reaching west portion this afternoon and continuing tonight as snow spreads over east por- tion. Four to 6 inches of new snow over much of west by Tuesday morning. Strong winds may accompany snow with blowing and drifting. Tuesday snow and wind decreasing. Not so cold either day. Highs today and Tuesday 15 to 30. Lows tonight 5 to 15 north 15 to 25 south. West of Continental Heavy snow warning today and tonight. Snow and wind increasing by afternoon .becoming heavy at times thru tonight. Four to 8 inches of new snow likely with strong winds causing blowing and drifting snow. Snow and wind decreasing Tuesday. Not so cold either day. Highs today and Tuesday 25 to 35. Lows tonight 15 to 25. million oil sands plant in the Fort McMurray area .250 miles northeast of said his group supports Shell's intention to join in the development of the Athabasca oil sands. But he suggested that the starting date for the construc- tion of the Shell plant be dealyed by about a year to avoid a possible shortage of skilled construction labor. Shell is applying to the board for permission to start construction of its to cost more than in 1976. with completion schedul- ed early 1982. It would produce barrels of syn- thetic crude oil per day. The Syncrude plant is scheduled for completion in two stages in July 1977 and July 1978. Mr. Stratum's argument is that the same skilled labor would still be working for Syncrude at the time Shell starts building its plant. But Shell counsel C. R. Fetherston said his company does not think there will be a labor shortage doing with its schedule because by 1976 Syncrude would be in its final stages of construction and there would be little competi- tion for skilled labor. The board reserved its deci- sion on the Shell application. Shell is the third group plann- ing to develop the Athabasca oil sands. Great Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. has been operating the first plant in the area for several years. Thank You To Everyone That Helped To Make Our 31st Anniversary BONANZA DAYS A Hearty Thank You From GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Count Highway Box 1202 Phono 328-1141 FAMILIAR COUPLE on Capitol Hill but in a new Vice President- designate Gerald Ford and his have been on the Washington scene for a quarter of a century. Ford was first elected to Congress in 1948. ne economy still a mixed bag The Philippines Success lor the so called instituted by President Marcos after he posed martial law on the Philippines a year will depend a great deal on economic improvement. The national economy already has shown definite improvement in some but the overall picture still is a mixed one. Behind the headline ac- tivities of martial law. Philip- pine technocrats have been busy putting changes into effect. Their is to provide an aura of stability an aura important to and the country's future development. Foreigners are described as .still but going ahead with theirpresent programs. They will breathe a lot easier when restrictions on travel are as the government has indicated will be the case. Thus Filipino and foreign businessmen alike have had to justify any trips specifying the places they will the people or institutions they will contact. When they they can be called upon to report exactly what they did abroad. Permis- sion to go often was withheld. A special travel tax also was which may be increased under new regulations. Despite these restrictions as manV as 20 foreign com- panies are known to be con- sidering moving their Asian headquarters to the Philip- pines as operating costs elsewhere soar. Also on the bright side of the The textile market is class- ed as strong. Copper produc- tion has climbed in value from S2 million in 1960 to million in 'bringing a significant improvement in the nation's earnings. The sugar crop has been ex- enabling the republic to meet its export commit- ment of tons to the United States and still have up to 160.000 tons to sell elsewhere in world markets this year. The value of U.S. sales alone is about million. COCONUTS Another Philippine has benefited from larger output this year and a better price in world markets. And since gold is Philippine producers have pro'lited from the tremendous increase in the rate per up from to The impressive turn around in reserve now up to was aided by im- provement in tariff collec- tions on articles being im- and in general reflects a reduction of corruption. Changes in central bank regulations channel inflows into banks and not surrep- titiously into private hands. a definite element of tear of being caught violating the law a Western source declared. On the dark side of the pic- lure is the rice es- timated from 400.000 to Ions. To meet this shortfall by purchases at inflated world prices in the neighborhood'of per would require as much as one third of the reserve surplus. It means you are im- INCOME TAX COURSE CORRESPONDENCE You can Earn Extra Income Learn how to prepare the new Tax Forms and become an INCOME TAX CONSULTANT. For Full Dtttllt. Conttcl CANADIAN SCHOOL OF TAX ACCOUNTING 69 Eflinton Avc. Ontario M4P 1H2 Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile tion of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways art in good driving condition. PORTS OF ENTRY and Closing Carway v a.m. to 10 Chief Mountain Coutts 24 Del Bonita 9 a.m. to 6 Kingsgate 24 Porthill-Rykerts 8' a.m. to Wild Horse 8a.m. to RoosevilleSa.m. to midnight. Logan Pass closed Pinching in the A SHORT COURSE ON GETTING THE MOST FOR YOUR FOOD DOLLAR YWCA -6048thSIS. CfUMMMCllll WED.. NOV. 7th At p.m. Course will be conducted in co-operation with the Department of Agriculture Marilyn District Home Instructor. i Coet for Four WMk to Just tS.OO Registration Will Be At the YWCA Per Further Information Phone 327-2284 porting a Manila economist grumbled. As of mid good .rice was selling at 18 cents a which was tar above the nor- mal price here. Corn by comparison was 6 cents a and the crop was officially described as huge. Corn is relished in the southern part of the Philip- and even in where rice is heavily corn will mitigate hunger or starvation. ippmes NRY S. HAY By HENRY S. HAYVMRD Christian Science Monitor ;