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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta frying to engineer future society rfclttt-THIl i Inventor working on new challenge By MICHAEL KNIGHT New Yerk Times Service Coon The man who invented the long- playing the first prac- tical color television the video tape casette and other revolutionary com- munications devices is now at work trying to engineer a society of the future. To Dr. Peter C. that means a society that could take full advantage of recent advances in com- munications technology to free people from the economic necessity of living near large thus eventually solving the urban the rural crisis and the energy crisis. who was presi- dent of the Columbia Broad- casting System's Laboratory Division here for 36 years un- til his retirement last has convinced the federal department of housing and urban development to un- derwrite his Rural experiment with two research grants. New Rural Society is not something we will it will form itself Goldmark ex- THERE'S NOTHING UKE A DROPOV pUined. once people Me that existing technology im- aginatively ttted can allow them to move to imall country towni linked electronically to enter- medical nnmiycedlefi. technology la already almott nothing needs to be laid Hungarian-born Gold- who quietly with traces of a continental accent. the system engineering and the economic viability of it that we're working on now. We have to show business that it is economically viable to work this tests on com- munication systems and people's attitudes toward them are under way in a 10- town rural section of northeastern Connecticut centering on the city of Willimantic. The an older mill town known for the manufacture. of and the largely agricultural region around were chosen because it was felt they were somewhat typical of rural regions across the country. A research team of social psychologists and urban planners drawn from the Goldmark communications corporation's engineering staff the Windham regional development agency in WlUinunttc ud the staff of Falrfleld University have been surveying Utt area's needs and piaaolafl altetraBic ways of marring than. Altaooffa wort It la the research the sufgesttoai iachMtedectroaic classrooms and cable tatevU sion systems to answer the region's educational and cultural facsimile tran- smission of medical records and and convincing employers to locate electronically linked remote operations there to meet.the region's most pressing employment. The as GoMmark sees is that vast numbers of the nation's city dwellers would rather live in the countryside than in the city. Commuting to work con- sumes about SO per cent of the nation's gasoline production every he as urban areas get bigger and people commute longer distances. The he is simple. If health care and entertainment could be as close as the living room televi- sion set or a green community communications the people who want to live in the country could live in the the people who really want to live in the city could live in the city and virtually everyone could walk to work. Gov 9t may form national oil cor p. Now available throughout Alberta. OTTAWA Soaring oil prices and production cuts by Middle East countries are increasing pressure on the government to step into the petroleum business. Energy Minister Donald Macdonald says a decision on whether to. form a national petroleum corporation may be made within a few but opposition spokesman are calling for faster action. vative spokesmen have said their parties favor using a government agency to line up foreign oil purchases. Mr. Macdonald returned from Venezuela last month saying that country 'would The Letkbridge Herald think FART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS la the Soviet United Ambaaaador. What la hla HOW DO YOU 71 to M poim Good. M 100 TOT SCOMI to 70 prinM II MM UndnT T 1 FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION What kind of federal controls on wiretapping do you STUDENTS YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 The United Nations began moving a peacekeep- ing force of men to the Middle East. 2 The House of Commons voted 119 to 106 against. In favor a 6-year extension of the limited ban on the death pen- alty. 3 Donald Macdonald of Canada and John Love of the U.S. met In Ottawa to talk about. a-food prices b-energy supplies c-Immlgration procedures 4 the renowned racing ended Ita racing career with an easy victory In the Cana- dian International Championship at Toronto's Woodbine racetrack. 5 The Liberals retained control of Quebec's National Assembly after last week's elections. True or PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each country you correctly match with Its old name. l.....Srt Lanka a-Democrattc Republic of the Congo 2.....Bangladesh b-Ceylon 3.....Zaire 4.....Zambia 6.....Surinam e-Northern Rhodesia d-Eftst Pakistan Guiana PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you can correctly match with the cluea. 1.....Andre Ouellet 2.....Ron Basford a-Progreaalve Conserva- tive MP from Ontario b-Urban Minister 3.....Allan Lawrence o-U.S. Federal 4udge d-Postmaster General 4.....Luoien Lamoureux 5.....John Sirica e-House of Commons Speaker Inc. i This Practice Valuable Reference Material for Exams. ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE prefer to arrange a long-term supply deal between its own petroleum corporation and a similar government agency here. Both New Democratic Par- ty and Progressive Conser- A government purchasing agency would take over all foreign oil purchases now handled by private com- panies. Alvin Conser- vative energy said in an interview Tuesday that im- mediate action is required to help Canadians through what might be a cold winter. USE EXISTING BODY The Conservatives have not taken a position yet on the es- tablishment of an he because saying such a body could solve immediate problems a fraud and hum- Setting up an organization to deal with long-term supply would take too long we have to assume there will be a shortage for the next two win- Mr. Hamilton said the Cana- dian Commercial which purchases oil for the armed could be authorized by cabinet to purchase foreign oil im- mediately. Mr. Macdonald in- dicated Tuesday that this al- ready is being done on a small scale. T. C. New Demo- cratic Party energy and David the party have called for a national petroleum cor- poration. A government green paper on released in said establishing such a cor- poration could cost between billion and billion. Mr. Lewis said during an emergency energy debate in the Commons Monday night that the government could ex- pect support from the three major parties on setting up national corporation. He said it would be one way of guaranteeing oil supplies to eastern Canada which depends on imported oil and would be hit hardest by a shor- tage. Canadians west of the Ottawa Valley are supplied mainly by. western Canadian crude. Israel death toll in war hits New York Times Service TEL Israel Israel has announced soldiers lost their lives in the latest Middle East war. The which broke out Oct. 6 ended officially with a cease-fire Oct. 30 but there were casualties later in breaches of the truce. Propor- tionate to the Israeli death toll would be equivalent to a loss of some In the United States. When the figure was broad- cast by the state the newscast was interrupted and an announcer solemnly read from the second book of David's and Jonathan were love- ly and pleasant in their lives and in their death they were not they were swifter than they were stronger than lions now are the mighty fallen In tat midst of Terrific Buys WMkmid MX OF CHOCOLATES 5 Ib. box of assorted Box of 12 7oz..... Woolco Products 1 Crajfiw Luxury anMnpoOi CAMIM SfMntpoOi Bath OH. WOOLCO PRODUCTS Bath Castile Luxury Lemon Creme Rinse and Creme Rinse. Q f 0 32fl.oz.....................Of HERML SHAMPOO Balsam Plus Sfl.oz..................... various colors 18 PIECE NHLEMTH Ideal for Christmas 101 GAMES BOARD Hours of fun for the whole family CHIP FOAM 2Ib.bag 1 1 .37 Crystal Punch Set Q.96 1 -7 quart 8 8 hooka and 1 ladla WF MAGNUS ELECTRIC CHORD ORGAN Complete with bench CQi96 and music book U9 CHRISTMAS WRAPPING PAPER Box of 5 Rolls. Each Roll INFANTS7 DIAPER SET acrylic. Sizes 9 to 18 months If Grey with red and white stripes or gre with blue and white stripes. CHRISTMAS CARDS Box of 51 assorted cards INSULATED DIAPER BAG Brown and Blue flowered design 1.00 Baby Blankot Lamb design. vlacoaa. 36x50. I CHILDREN'S T-SHIRT with pattern on front. cotton. Sizes and 3x CHILDREN'S MITTS acrylic. Sizes 3-6. Assorted colors CHILDREN'S CO-ORDINATES acrylic. Blue and pattern design. Sizes 2-3x U OILMEN'S PLAID SUMS Sizes 4-6x. acrylic.............. CHILDREN'S TOQUE AND MTT SET acrylic. Colors 1.99 Navy and Red I BOYS' TOQUES Assorted colors and styles. acrylic 1 Plaid Jean Jacket c.77i Red and blue. J S.M.L. GIRLS' TAM AND SCARF SET 100 acrylic. Assorted colors LADIES' UNEDVMYL CLOVES Colors Black and Brown. LADES'HTTS acrylic. One Size. Assorted colors V44 LADIES' HTT AND SOCK SET Colors Lil Navy. nylon. One size 9-11 LODES' SKI JACKETS Nylon and polyester. 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