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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 WE IETHBRIOGE HERAID Tuejdny, November 17, 1970------------ VANCOUVER fed- eral government will act as so- cial conscience for the commu- nications industry, stepping in to prevent wasteful duplication necessary, Comnumica- tions Minisler Kric Kierans said Monday. There is a dear tendency for communications to burgeon in henvily-populaled areas development brings a fast mon- etary return, Mr. Kierans said in a" speech to members of the Vancouver Board of Trade. This nol only deprives loss-favored areas of much needed communications capital, rueau opens OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min-l is a vehicle to disseminate ister Trudcau officially opened! objective information on the Ca- Inforrnation Canada's national j nadian government to interested enquiry centre Monday, and got citizens. Other centres will be a light-hearied reprimand Irom opened across the country. colleague Robert Stanbury for Mr. Trudeau replied he had having "said the wrong thing." meant that "more objective in- The prime minister, sporting formation" would bring people a rumpled brown suit over a to the "This objective conclu- turtle-neck sweater and love one should vote Lib- beads, cut a large red ribbon i oral. symbolizing red tape and an-1 Also appearing at the opening swered questions from school- ceremony were the Opposition children in Ottawa, Montreal j House leader, G. W. Baldwin and Winnipeg over a and Ed hookup. ;Broadbent An Ottawa student present the downtown centre asked Along with Mr. Trudeau they whether government structures j answered questions about topics are compatible with the desires ranging from Canada s recogm- of youth todav. iUo" mainland China to corn- Mr. Trudeau said "for the j mutation of capital punishment sake of argument" maybe they I sentences.____________ aren't. But perhaps Canadians under the age of lu should avoid politics and instead keep them- selves generally informed and open-minded, he suggested. OPEN OTHER CENTRES Young people who used Infor- mation Canada to keep in- formed would "know it is a good thing to vote Liberal" by the time they reach 18, the prime minister continued. Mr, Stanbury, minister re- sponsible for Information Can- ada, interjected smilingly but quickly to protest that Mr. Tru- deau had said "the wrong thing." There have been accusations from the opposition that the government has set up the in- formation centre as a propa- ganda device, and Mr. Stanbury has been careful to stress that it Announces pact SANTIAGO (Beuter) Chile established trade relations with the government of North Korea Monday, Foreign Minister Colo- domiro Almcyda announced, Al- meyda said, however, the move does not mean that diplomatic relations have been established between the two countries. NEW YORK (AP) A top- level group of oil and gas execu- tives began today an 38-month study of United States long- range energy requirements. "One of the most crucial and pressing problems facing us today is the source of our future energy said John G. McLean, president of the Conti- nental Oil Co. McLean is the chairman of i the 12Jrmember committee on WINTER HITS ITALY ROME (Beuter) Italians shivered Monday under the first real onslaught of winter after a night in which snow fell on high ground in many parts of the country and temperatures dropped sharply. TOO Copies plus fax U.S. Energy Outlook, a study group formed by the National Petroleum Council at the re- quest of the U.S. interior de- partment. McLean's group met in con- junction with the opening of the annual meeting of the American Petroleum Institute. "The study will determine the total U.S. energy requirements for 1970-1985 and consider the general trends to the end of the McLean said. Oil and gas now supply about 75 per cent of U.S. energy re- quirements but the study also will seek to determine the long- range roles of coal, synthetic oils or gas from shale, oil sands and coal, nuclear energy and hydroelectric power. Instant PrintS; Copy 7269 Third Ave. S lelhbridge DIAMOND RUSH ON JOHANNESBURG (Reuter) 300 prospectors rushed to stake claims on a small farm about 75 miles north of Johan- I r.esburg in what could be South Africa's last diamond rush, trig- gered by the discovery of a 48- carat diamond worth The great diamond rush of 1926 included persons. us. Show yourself. In the Canadian Armed Forces you'll have a real opportunity lor motioin infantry training in e man's world of action among men. interested in you find we look after you. You'll 0et experience and good You'll thfe benefits o! 20 days Ifidvn each year. As wcil BE the opportunity to see new placets. The Military Career Coun- selor will nive you all the de- tails on the infaniry-mako your move. BRIDGE TOWN HOUSE MOTEL 12 Noon to 8 p.m. Wcdnwdoy, Nov. 18 AHMED FORCES it may also contribute to over- heating thy economies of the more-favored areas; not only does it increase the demand for scarce resources, it also in- creases the regulated price the public pays for telecommuni- cations." Mr. Kierans said Ms depart- ment's concern is "that waste- ful duplication is not only infla- tionary but anti-social in the sense that (be whole community would pay tor Ihe excess capac- ity without receiving any bene- and that regulated compa- nies "would continue to benefit .from a set rate of return on their capital whether it was fully utilized or not." Any development of communi- cations to the "wired city" stage cannot be allowed to come piecemeal, sen-ing privileged interests and without sufficient regard to society as a whole, Mr. Kierans said. INTEREST DWINDLING "Already we can see some disturbing trends. Credit and financial institutions all over this country are creating infor- n: a t i o n and communications systems designed to improve the competitive position of indi- vidual institutions or organiza- tions. There is often little con- sideration for the possibility that these services are being duplicated elsewhere and there seems to be little interest in building systems that could be integrated' with others at some future date. "And while advantages are being given to businesses through, the efficiencies of com- puters and communications sys- tems there are few countervail- ing protections for the victims of mistakes or invasions of pri- vacy." Mr. Kierans said his point is not that private companies are incapable of social concerns. But where "short-term commer- cial benefits are unlikely" the government would have to lead the way. Canadian communications companies have responded _ in the past as "good corporate citi- he said. New jargon from House of Commons By DAVE McINTOSH OTTAWA (CP) Some re- cent jargon from Parliament Hill: Enter the life be born; Courtesy of the Liberal party in a free-time CBC po- litical broadcast. Penitentiary jail; Solicitor-General George McDraith said it. Consumers of welfare serv- poor. Welfare Minis- ter John Munro first used this one. Reverse upward line. Thank the finance de- partment. To reach a cer- tain level. Fisheries Minister Jack Davis takes the credit. p a y, in the phrase of Allan Mac- Eachen, government House leader. Revenue Minister Herb Gray reported Oct. 5 that ma- terial is not seized by customs officers but "is detained for further examination." Clients of the Canada man- power centre the unem- ployed; Mr, MacEachen again. Tins IS SERVICE? Taxpayer service collection; a revenue depart- ment euphemism. Dormatize and dedormaiize make dormant and to re- vive. Justice Minister John Turner used both these words in explaining the new Public Order Temporary Measures 1S70 Act. Air Canada does not lire anyone. It lias, instead, "some special retirements." the. air- line told former prime minis- ter John Diefcnbaker through a Commons written return. j External environmental dis- i A teacher has become an "instructional communicator" and the typists' pool (he "stenographic battery." U n i I i e t o unify. NDP Leader T. Douglas said it. Robert Sfanb'ury, minister without portfolio responsible for Information Canada.' re- ported Nov. 9 thai the agency held a fair-day conference outside Ottawa "in order that delegates could work e-ffi- cicntly." MODKHX PURSUIT More chemical research has boon done in Canada during the j last 2o years than in nil prc- ivious limes. Interpreting the ueivs Has Mao turned over new leaf? MAO TSE-TUNG Beams These nays Canada, Nepal sign aid pact KATMANDU (Keutcr) The first 1 o n g -t e r m development loan agreement between Can- ada and Nepal was signed here today. The loan will pro- vide two Otter aircralt for the Royal Ne- se Airlines Corp. Canada also will defray the costs of training Nepalese pilots who will be given special instruction in flying in mountainous areas at Chambery, France. The loan carries no interest, service or commitment charges. Uy JOHN ItOUEItlCK TOKYO (AP) China today is like the man who prompts us to ask uneasily, "Now what did he mean by that? when all he said was: "Good morning." Affability is not a usual trait among the Communist Chinese. Since coming to power in 1049 they have gained a reputation for ill humor, disdain and self- righteousness in relations with other countries. Yet in 1S70 Mao Tse-tung beams rather than glowers. He is friendly with Marshal Tito oC Yugoslavia, exchanges ambas- sadors with the cordially de- tested Russians, shows more 'than a passing interest in the United Nations. He vims Uie flag down to half mast fcr Charles dc GauJle. All this raises questions whether Mao has turned over a j new leaf, now is disposed peace- ably to join the community of nations. The United States often has said it would be glad to improve relations once Peking changed an attitude of belligerency. The Americans anfl other concerned nations are locking for evidence of China's intentions now that a perhaps closer vote- looms in the United Nations. In other recent developments, Canada and Italy have recog- nized China. Observers seem more likely to find signs of change in study of Mao's domestic poli- cies, for any liberalization of Chinese foreign policy seem- ngly calls for decentralization at home, iooiiening of restrie- ions on China's millions. The draft of China's now con- stitution, soon to be presented to he NaMonal People's Congress for approval, holds out little impe for change. Instead of dis- icrsing the functions of govern- mcnt, Mao has gathered them Jghtly into his own hands and .hose of his designated succes- sor, Defence Minister Lin Pino. The constitution is a mo'Jel tor :oial personal dictatorship. A tqxt ot the new draft that come out ot Nationalist China bears the earmarks of au- thenticity. The original 1954 constitution Restore paintings VENICE, Italy iReuler) A major o p e r a t i o n to restore hundreds of Venetian paintings and damaged by the city's luunid atmosphere now is under way here. Eight paml- ings by loth-century Venetian master Tintoretto already have been restored. provided checks and balances of a sort. Now the party, which Mao heads, emerges as the scat of all power. The sum total of changes seems to point to fewer checks and balances in the power sys- tem, greater concentration of leadership at the top and hence more rigidity in domestic and foreign affairs. NLF VISITS ITALY ROME (Renter) A four- mail delegation from the South Vietnamese National Liberation Front arrived here Monday for days of talks with Italian sympathizers. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINSC Certified DenlaJ Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 a nice little ione number to your This Christmas we're going to take the hard work out of your gift shop- ping and put back the fun. Now, isn't that what you've always wanted? You'll need two things: your Eaton's Christmas Catalogue, and (2) a tele- phone. First, -sit back In your favourite arm- chair with a cup of and start flicking through your Catalogue. 392 colorful pages packed full of exciting gifts for everyone. From dolls and toys and games to sports wear, typewriters, binoculars, cameras, tape recorders, luggage, perfumes, jewelry, clocks, nighties, dresses, pantsuits, coats, boots, and shoes, shavers, sweaters, slacks, ties, gloves, and much, much, more. Filling your shopping fist will be such fun you'll wonder why you ever shop- ped any other way. Now, when youVe filled your list, lift up the phone and dial Eaton's Buy 1-lne. The operator will Sake your order and within minutes your gift problems will be solved. This year you'll find Eaton's Catalogue prices especially attractive and this year, as always, Eaton's quality is second to none. If you'd like a little less hard work and a little more fun, phone your gift orders into Eaton's Buy Line at your nearest Eaton's Catalogue Sales Office, EATON'S i for people. ;