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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Part of V.S. effort to conserve energy Enters guilty plea Claude C. Wild a vice president of the Gulf Oil leaves United States District Court in Wash- ington Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to a formal charge of consenting to the illegal Nixon donation of November 1f73 THE LITHMIDOI HERALD 28 Return to daylight time Bill approved WASHINGTON -The commerce committee of the House of Representatives ap- proved on Tuesday a bill au- thorizing a return to daylight time as part of the United States-wide effort to conserve energy. The committee acted after hearing testimony that year- round daylight saving can cut power consumption by one or two per cent. But the witnesses also said that ad- justing the hours of available daylight over the winter months can have several dis- including forcing children to travel to school in the dark. Winter daylight time is one of several steps President Nixon has said the United States must take to meet the energy crisis The commerce committee is considering legislation that would impose WDT on a two-year trial basis. Similar legislation is before the Senate of major potential savings in total we are sufficient to warrant our support for on a trial a wintertime daylight saving Bradley Koch of the National Rural Electric Co-operative Association told the committee But Koch said WDT would result in little or no energy savings in rural areas where he said farmers have no choice but to follow nature's schedule. Alex general manager of the American Public Power testified that having an hour of daylight later in the day would reduce lighting needs but added that much of the de- mand is for commercial pur- poses that would not be af- fected unless stores were or- dered to close earlier. Eric Zausner of the interior department outlined a number of side effects WDT might including a change in crime although he declined to predict whether the change would be for the better. Energy Minister Donald Macdonald said in Ottawa last week that Canada would not be affected by the U.S. deci- sion and would remain on standard time. Canada troops still unsure of Mideast role CAIRO Canada's military commander in the Middle East has drawn one of the toughest assignments in his 32 years of active service as he approaches the end of his armed forces career. Brig -Gen. Douglas S. who works 18 hours a day but describes his job as full of is about to begin his final year in a rniliary role. a hell of a way to go but it's the only he said as he talked about his com- mand of the Canadian peacekeeping pected to reach about 600 assembling here. Nicholson's career began in 1940 after graduation from Queen's University in and took him to Europe with the 5th Cana- dian Armored Division during the Second World War and to the Middle East with the first United Nations Emergency Force in 1956 as well as a score of appointments within Canada. Insurance rates won't be higher VICTORIA Dave Barrett guaranteed Tuesday that premium rates under the provincial government's automobile in- surance scheme will be at least equal to the rates paid through private companies in 1972. The premier was com- menting on a similar state- ment he had made earlier that the rates would be 22 per cent less when the government plan gets under way March 1974 then if they had been set by private companies Mr. Barrett told reporters Tuesday that even if a motorist's rates were initially set higher under the govern- ment plan than the driver would have paid under a private plan in 1972 because of some separate arrangement with a private insurance the government would see to it that the new rate was lowered to the 1972 level. standard 1972 rate is the target we are aiming the premier said. He without adding any more that those under the age of 25 will pay for their automobile insurance. Life sentence ruling upheld EDMONTON The appellate division of the Alberta Supreme Court upheld the life sentence of a 19-year- old youth for murder. Barry Dwayne Franchuk of Smoky lake was convicted of the murder of Wasyl a 79-year-old Smoky Lake farmer. Franchuk's lawyer un- successfully argued that statements admitting the murder were not given volun- tarily by the youth. At the one of his main concerns is finding more suitable perma- nent accommodation for his men In an interview with The Ca- nadian Press he said troops can continue to live in tents without adequate washroom medical showers and other amenities for the time being. the housing accom- modation needs another look to say the least We have several possibilities in mind but our over-all organization is still being worked said the 53year-old native of Ont who retires in says he expects parts of the Canadian contin- up mainly of com- munications begin to move up to positions at or near the ceasefire lines around the Suez canal perhaps within a week. EYES CANAL The Canadians would likely have at least one large com- munications contingent near the canal and possibly he added There also has been some discussion about estab- lishing communication systems in Israel. The who serv- ed for a year with the first UN peacekeeping force in the Middle East when it was set up in said the Canadians now are going through their most difficult period. is so much uncer- tainty about what we are go- ing to be and that it makes organization ex- tremely difficult at this point All we can tell the is that they have to wait and In another the current period provides in- surance against boredom and low morale. long as the men are ful- ly occupied in getting the camp into shape and building there's a sense of movement that seems to keep everyone in high said as a young cor- poral uttered a string of ex- pletives when a tent collapsed in disarray. when the men take up their positions and start the routine of providing communications support that the real danger of declining morale sets he undeterred by the cor- poral's dismay. He said the Canadians are waiting anxiously for a deci- sion by the UN on whether they or the with whom they are sharing the com- munications will be chosen to provide the supply facilities for the peacekeeping which may reach a total of men. The supply function would involve providing the force with medical supplies and various other services. could take care of it but we can't make the said Nicholson. FIRST VOYAGE The earliest sea-going vessels date back to 2420 BC during the Egyptian sixth dynasty. Towne and Country Furniture brings you the best buys for the holiday season. Here are gift ideas you can give the whole family for a more comfortable Christmas. twivel Rocker Dad will welcome the relaxation and comfort of this handsome addition to your living room or rumpus room -Reg. 169.50 BMt Price Many other at The Season's Best Prices Mines Quality Fabrics or top grade vinyls. 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