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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 10-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD November 1173 Alberta to help gas shortages EDMONTON Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed pledged yesterday that his government will do all it can to help Canadians in other provinces overcome temporary energy shortages. in the long it would be unreasonable for Canadians to expect Alberta to sell iier depleting energy resources for less than fair he told the annual convention of the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Councils. hope that you as Alber- tans will join me in the posi- tion to manage these resources for the benefit of present and future generations We are dealing with a depleting asset. Thus we have a responsibility to those who come after us Mr Lougheed said that by the end of the new customers will have access to natural gas through the rural gasification program. He said the record could have been better if it were not for the severe shortage of plastic pipe in North America The premier also said final details of the province's two- price natural gas program will be available in the first quarter of 1974 and that the government is reviewing measures to reduce retail costs of gasoline and diesel Help stamp out naked baked potatoes. GOT GOOD FOR Palm Limited PHLM Pollution severe in Calgary CALGARY Air pollution was reported as severe in Calgary Monday for the second time in less than month and again due main- ly to industry pollution. The pollution index count was more than 100 for five hours from 11 a.m. to 4 and reached a peak of 113 in the department of the ment reported. The department takes ac- tion to reduce pollution when the index reaches Phil head of the pollution control division for southern Alberta said today. It is potentially dangerous for old people and the physically weak to breathe polluted he said. Industry smoke accounted for 30 per cent of the pollution Monday three times its nor- mal share to pollution. On normal industry accounts for 10 per cent of the cars 85 per and other sources five per cent The highest pollution index in Calgary's was recorded last Oct. 19. on Oct. 19 the index count was more than 100 for two compared with five hours Monday NEW FILM K. a new French-language feature film produced by the National Film Board of has opened in seven theatres across the province of Quebec. Students demonstrate About Toronto high school students rally at Queen's Park Tuesday to demonstrate their opposition to the ceilings on school spending imposed by the Ontario provincial government. The organized by the Committee of Student pointed up what they called deterioration of the school Student leaders stressed they were not out to support the teachers' current drive for increases in salaries DOWNTOWN 606-608 3rd Ave. S. 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Ttars. lid M DWOTOWN-606-60e S. PkMM 327-5767 Purchasing New socialist party based in Edmonton EDMONTON Citing the failure of Canada's four major political parties to act in the best interests of the organizers announc- ed plans yesterday to form a new national socialist party. The Constitutional Socialist Party now is es- tablishing adequate structures for a permanent political Bill the party's Alberta said in a news release. The Edmonton-based party the Social Credit and Progressive Conservative parties which serve the interests of large multi-national corporations mainly under United States ownership and control parties are not acting in the best interests of the majority of Mr. Askm said. The CSP disagrees that the New Democratic Party is socialist. The NDP is not capable of implementing changes in Canadian socio- economic structures for it is strongly committed to the political and economic status quo in North America as it is by large U S -based trade the NDP is committed to con- tmentalism and the present undesirable situation wherein Canada is a captive nation dominated by the Mr a high school said the party con- sists of an eight-man provisional executive The party's goal is to have 500 members within a year and to hold .a convention when that figure is obtained. He also said steps are being taken to officially register the party The CSP is aware of the Saskatchewan which recently broke away from the NDP in that and the Ontario-based movement for an Independent Socialist Canada. These groups are con- sidering the formation of a new.sociahst party in Canada. cannot but welcome these positive political developments in our sister provinces and should these movements initate the founding convention of a new we will seriously con- sider supporting such a convention western Canadians feel no compulsion to wait until central Canada initiates an attempt to form a new Canadian socialist par- ty make our own initiatives and will federate with any other party on the firm basis of equality On the energy the new party said Ottawa should nationalize at least one major petroleum corporation to meet this winter's situation. satisfactory candidate. would be Imperial a sub- sidiary of the major U.S oil Standard Oil A national oil proposed by the is not an adequate solution and a national energy regulatory agency must be established immediately U.S. threatens food blockades ROME United States Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz raised the possibili- ty Tuesday of American food blockades to Arab countries in retaliation for oil export curbs by those countries He refused to go into detail at a news conference saying have not done that when asked if the U S had considered using food as a weapon against the oil embargo American observers said the matter was probably then because of the limited amounts of food that are sent to Arab countries by the United States Butz is here attending Food and Agriculture Organization meetings following a four-day fence-mening trip aimed at soothing British and European bitterness over U.S export controls on protein products. He described the embargo on U S -grown soybeans as unfortunate brought on by political and consumer pressure for lower food costs at home The curbs were he prove to ourselves that we should never do it again WON'T HAPPEN AGAIN He made the same point earlier in a spech to representatives of 130 countries at the assuring them that the US. has no desire to resort to such embargos in the future. Soybeans are used for many particularly as a source of protein in animal feed Butz also attempted to sooth European Economic Commu- nity concerns over suspended' congressional action on the U S trade relations legislation that would allow the president more freedom to act on trade and tariff matters Pierre a member of the Community's executive told the conference that the EEC regretted the U.S. move. High Level blazes probed HIGH LEVEL Two separate both of un- determined destroyed a department super- medical clinic and lumber warehouse Tuesday in this community about 375 miles northwest of Edmonton. RCMP in High Level said they are considering the possibility of arson. Firemen from High Footner Lake and Assumption were assisted by several oil company pump trucks in fighting the which broke out at approximately the same time The second which destroyed the lumber com- pany occurred about a half block from the first Butz said action on the bill would be suspended for few months at the and probably would be taken up by Congress after a December holiday The suspension resulted from Middle East and was done to offset advan- tages the bill would give the Soviet Union Butz said the suspension was temporary pending an easing of tensions in the Middle East Instructor fined EDMONTON A 47- year-old sociology instructor who said he took six records from a store as part of an ex- periment was fined or seven days in jail yesterday Provincial Judge Dean Sasks said that Eric an instructor at Grant MacEwan Community Couldn't be granted a conditional discharge because the sentence had to deter others from attempting similar offences McCorkell had previously been acquitted by Judge but the decision was overturn- ed by the appellate division of the Alberta Supreme Court. During his McCorkell said there was no intention to steal from the store He said he was testing certain procedures of store personnel. Montana state budget studied Mont Montana budget officials and legislators said they are op- posed to reconsidering state spending programs authorized by the 1973 legislature Sen William Bertsche of Great chairman of the joint committees on finance and said any spending authorized by the legislature in 1974 should only be for emergency purposes The comments came as Bertsche's committee met in Helena witn state budget of- ficials William the Montana budget bureau and State Controller Doyle Saxby echoed Bertsch's com- ments Palmer said the legislature should try to force state agen- cies to get more out of each dollar by refusing to recon- sider appropriations every year NIXON GIVES BOWL LONDON -President Nixon has given Princess Anne and Capt Mark Phillips a crystal bowl and four golden candlesticks for a wedding gift. Buckingham Palace said Monday. The 15-inch Steuben supported by four gold and the candlesticks were sent to the couple in the name of the people of the United States ;