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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE LETHMIDOI HffULO In Oil purchase arrives OTTAWA The fltit shipment of heating oil pur- chased by the government In the Caribbean has been deliv- ered to Golden Eagle Ltd. storage facilities in St. Supply Minister Jean- Pierre Coyer said Monday. He told reporters the ship- ment totalled barrels and a further barrels is en route to facilities owned by at the same company Nfld. The government had plann- ed to use defence department storage tanks but Mr. Goyer said commercial space is more suitable and will be used wherever possible. Although the first shipments are being delivered in the oil is for the benefit of con- sumers in the Montreal market he said. UNEF action approved OTTAWA A govern- ment resolution approving participation in the United Nations Emergency Force in the Mideast cleared the Senate Monday night despite opposition criticism. Senator Jacques Flynn Conservative leader in the said debate on the resolution hardly be a serious since the government already has Storm kills five OKLAHOMA CITY A winter storm sent tornadoes hopskotching across sections of causing scattered damage and killing five officials said. Three of the dead were in- fants. All five deaths were reported in a two-county area around Oklahoma but another 50 persons were reported injured from the Heath to China PEKING The official visit to China by British Prime Minister Heath will be from Jan. 4 to it was officially announced here today The at the invitation of Premier Chou will be sent troops to the Middle East. The people were entitl- ed to discussion before the government decided to send troops. His criticism followed a speech by Senator Paul Mar- government leader. other force in the pre- sent UNEF is as well prepared to carry out these workman-like duties more quickly and efficiently than we Senator Martin said. twisters which touched down Monday afternoon and night in the north half of the state Two infants died as a twister slammed through a mobile home park in an Oklahoma City man died when the roof of a county warehouse he was guarding fell on him and a woman and an infant were killed when a storm ripped through sections of nearby Cleveland County the first visit to China by a British prime minister in of- fice Heath will visit Hong Kong after leaving but no further details of his itinerary were immediately available. Vote todgy may Ethic code studied EDMONTON A code of ethics for senior civil servants is being formulated by a government policy com- says Labor Minister Bert Hohol. Dr. Hohol said when the policy is worked it will be submitted to the cabinet for approval Dr. Hohol expects the code to enable civil servants to determine is reasonable and proper for senior civil servants to do and not to The code is ex- pected to cover such areas as business dealings and invest- ment running for political employment of acceptance of gifts and the holding of two or more jobs. Dr. Hohol said'the province does not want to senior vcivil servants of theirWigits as Albertans. But there ii a clear difference between ser- vice in the public and private sectors. The province already re- quires cabinet ministers to disclose their financial interests and have blind trusts administer their holdings. Firemen will strike SASKATOON The president of the International Association of Firefighters says firemen cannot give up MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS Phowfc 329-Mflv Owner WOtHAMPOOCM tANOtftt NfNTALItYOUH ftUY the right to strike under ex- isting conditions. when we have legisla- tion so that when we have a problem we have somewhere to go where we will get will we give up our right to said Hugh McClennan of DC He told about 200 delegates to the Canadian Firefighters' legislative and policy conference that some public officials seem to resent it when firefighters stand up to demand answers to their problems. He said there are good and bad points to both strike ac- tion and arbitration. Hear morp Hoar ly without irritating harkgmund noise. If you find that much of the sound you hear is irritating then our new Directional hearing the could be just right for you. This comfortable aid brings you rich sound at a pleasant level as it softens and reduces harsh unwanted background noise from the side and rear. Come in for a demonstration of the or any other aid from Zenith's line of more than 20 quality aids at no cost or obligation. Batteries for all makes of hearing aids. The Qvthty yon in before the name goes on. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Hoping th9 hart of hearing sinc9 1943 7i9 4WI AvWHaV COME AND LEMM ABOUT INDEPENDENT FftEE NON-DENOMINATIONAL RELIGION SPOBTiCBNTRE life Ml NOV. 20 No AdmMon OMfttVon provide control for investments OTTAWA Parlia- ment is expected to move at least one step closer today to bottling up the genie of foreign genie many critics feel has worn out its welcome in Canada. The cork is the proposed legislation to establish a screening mechanism for out- side investment and to restrict development of foreign companies already well established here. A series of opposition amendments to the bill should be voted on today before it moves out of the report stage and into third-reading the last move before Senate approval and royal assent make it law. Tear gas used to stop rioting Big day Friday Miss Saskatchewan Wendy Mills Miss B.C. Regina Miss Montreal Nancy and Miss Winnipeg Blue Charlene enjoy themselves during a pre-Grey Cup reception at Toronto. Miss Grey Cup will be chosen Friday. Angry Conservative MP causes Commons uproar OTTAWA An angry outburst led Conservative John Ltindrigan to the verge of suspension from- the Com- mons Monday but it was unl.f clear whether the New-f foundland MP actually had used unparliamentary language. Speaker Lucien Lamoureux said he might have to name the member for Gander- Twillingate effect suspending him from the saying Fisheries Minister Jack Davis deliberately misled the Com- mons the rough draft of Heavy snow snarls B.C. traffic VANCOUVER A combination of wet snow and high winds made driving dangerous and left many parts of British Colum- bia's southwest corner and Vancouver Island in darkness as power lines snapped under the load Monday night. By about three in- ches of snow had fallen on the Lower Mainland and police cautioned drivers to stay off roads unless it was absolutely necessary. There was'a rash of minor accidents as many unequipped with snow tires on their slid into ditches. A B.C. Hydro spokesman said work crews were out throughout the night attempting to repair wires which came down under the weight of the heavy snow or were snapped by the which gusted to more than 90 miles an hour. Temperatures in the Van- couver area were in the mid- making streets slippery and treacherous. the official Com- mons showed that Mr. 1 Lundrigan did not use the un- parliamentary expression The initial use of the phrase came from the Speaker who said Mr Lundrigan charg- ing another honorable member with deliberately misleading Mr. Lundrigan said later in an interview he did not use the phrase standing on my to address the Com- mons. can't remember if I used it when sitting and not speaking officially. The Speaker said he would see today what Mr. Lundrigan wants to do about the situation He had no comment when told later that the ex- pression did not appear in the Hansard draft. The dispute erupted when Mr Lundrigan Said Mr Davis had misled the House and the people of Newfoundland on a new licensing system for fish- ermen He stuck to his guns both in- side the Commons and in a television interview room where he charged Mr. Davis had done a masterful job of speaking through both sides of his Mr. Davis said Lundrigan is determined to make a case that my policy is restrictive. He wants to cast us in a very bad Mr. Lundrigan said later he would .not try to prolong the incident today. Mr. Lundrigan said he is fighting over the issue of ac- countability of ministers to the House the Speaker is caught in a crossfire with the Mr. Davis' statement last week about the licensing system described it as an ex- pansionary move to develop under-exploited species and protect those overexploited. Traditional operators'in the industry automatically would have the right to fish but new entrants wishing to fish for herring and snow crab would be limited to replacements. After a series of questions in the Commons Monday on the new Mr. Lundrigan ac- cused the minister of uttering half-truths and When accused by the Speaker of using the un- parliamentary he said it was non- sense to be sidetracked by silly little rule that's 100 years when ministers refuse to answer questions and give inaccurate information. CALGARY Guards used tear gas to quell a demonstration by 80 cellblock prisoners Monday at the Calgary Correctional In- stitute. The prisoners had occupied the cellblock Sunday after- noon and had refused to return to their Warden James Jackson said. They had been let out of their cells to watch the Western Football Conference final game on television. The prisoners were forced back to their cells when guards fired two tear gass cannisters into the he said. They were told to return to their cells before the gas was used. Tear gas was used because time had come when someone had to call a halt to this the warden said. prisoners are just testing us to see how far they can When the prisoners refused to budge the guards were sent in to get 26 who had court he said. The rest were sent back to their cells. wardens and officers involved did a very ef- ficient job without violence but they established who was A list of demands presented by the prisoners was he said. wanted the lights left on until midnight... more TV and many other demands. They must learn that demands cannot be met all the time nor will they. have only one demand that they conduct themselves Those involved would have Socreds will wait for board details MEDICINE HAT Werner Alberta Social Credit says his party will take no official position on the provincial oil marketing announced until the government says how the board will operate. not at all clear from the premier's announcement exactly what the government has in mind. We have to have more details before our party can take an official Mr. Schmidt said in an in- terview he thinks it is premature for Premier Peter Lougheed to announce plans for the marketing board at this time. the establishment of such a board requires the announcement should have been made in the legislature where there is an opportunity for debate by all is not the kind of proposal that should be thrown out to the public before it is properly put Mr. Schmidt said even the premier doesn't seem to know how the new board is going to work. has no business making a statement like this because he doesn't know what talking Mr. Schmidt said he feels the effectiveness of the oil marketing board could be severely limited by con- stitutional considerations. kind of marketing board can't be established in our constitution on a com- pulsory basis. It's got to be Former premier Harry in a speech to a service club accused the premier of distorting the record of the previous Social Credit government on energy legislation. premier's statement that the Social Credit govern- ment operated from 1M7 to 1971 without reference to the Legislature in matters involv- ing oil and gas is unfair and simply not their privileges he said. The privileges would be restored on a day-to-day basis when some indication of good conduct was given. Mr. Jackson said the demonstration was caused by remand prisoners. are parole drug offenders and others awaiting remand. They don't really belong here and they're making it tough on the sentenced He said there are 10 or 12 men known to be the in- stigators and the remainder don't want to join in but are afraid or are being led the Mission back on schedule Houston A space a plumbing job'has increased chances the Skylab 3 astronauts will be able 'to complete a full 84-day mis- space agency officials say. feeling pretty good about astronaut William Pogue said Monday after he replenished liquid that had leaked out of a refrigeration loop. The system keeps bat- teries and electronic equip- ment from burning out. It became inoperable during the Skylab 2 mission in August and that crew switched to a backup loop The secondary system also has a small leak and might also have given out within a few weeks. Loss of both cooling loops would result in early termina- tion of the said flight director Neil Hutchinson. Skylab 3 astronauts Gerald Carr and Edward Gib- son carried a repair kit and extra cooling fluid when they rocketed up to the orbiting laboratory last Friday. The fix-it job was to have .taken two hours. But Pogue had trouble punching a hole in the coolant line and in check- ing for leaks in the repair lines and it took him four. Hutchinson said that when the secondary loop leaks down to a certain pressure it too will be reserviced. Another bonus from the re- pair work is that astronauts Pogue and Gibson will take only one space walk this week instead of two. The system also cools suits worn during space and without two loops working the astronauts would have to use air cooling which is less efficient and limits outside work to about four hours at one time. Pogue and Gibson have about 6Vi hours of work plann- ed during a walk Thursday. U.S. won't fight oil embargo New Ytrk Tines Service The United States has decided for the time being not to retaliate against Arab states par- ticipating in the oil embargo against this ad- ministration officials said today. The possibility of such retaliation was raised at both the state department and the agriculture department. officials at both agencies said the oil embargo had not is yet caused any shift in American policy department was asked whether in light of the the United States was still willing to sell modem military such as F-4 Phantom fighter bombers to Saudi Arabia. He replied there WM basic change In that all aspects of American policy toward Saudi Arabia would be reviewed in the days ahead. The United States hopes as a result of the anticipated Arab Israeli peace enough progress can be achieved to persuade the Arab nil to relax their em- bargo against the United officials said. At this with the peace conference at least several weeks the administra- tion has decided not to inflame relations with the Arab states by trying to find ways of retaliating for the an official said. The prospective sale of Phantom may never go officials not because of the oil embargo but because Saudi Arabia may purchase French- felilt in Last the United States announced it was will- ing to sell the Saudis some 30 Phantoms as part of a billion arms deal. But the Saudis also began negotiating with the French for Mirages. At the time the Middle East war erupted last the French were said to have a better chance to conclude a sale. West said the United States is still ready to resume technical suspended for several on the sale of the despite the oil Among the amendments awaiting Commons approval are several that would require the federal government to consult with a province before ruling out foreign investment in that province. Several opposition critics said Monday night that the have-not regions of the the Atlantic provinces and the be severely af- fected by unilateral federal sanction of investors. Without an amendment to force consultation with the Walter Carter PC- St. John's said he could not support the bill because it is un- realistic and unacceptable to the disadvantaged areas of this for has had to rely mainly on for- eign capital for he because of narrow- minded Upper Canadians who are loath to invest outside On- tario. Gordon Ritchie said the same reasoning can be applied to the Yukon and Northwest which be seriously by the bill. One proposed by Stan Schumacher was ruled un- acceptable Monday by Com- mons Speaker Lucien Lamoureux because it would have been it would have given provincial governments the power to overrule Ottawa. members of this party do not support provincial said Paul Hellyer before Mr. Lamoureux's ruling. members of this party support provincial... The latest government fig- released by Statistics Canada last show that total foreign ownership of in- land and government securities in Canada may total well over billion. Direct foreign corporate in- the federal statistics bureau rose by billion in 1970 to a total of billion. Other foreign holdings are estimated at dou- ble that figure. The non-corporate in- vestments are portfolio stock- holdings of own- ership of bonds issued by all levels of mortgages and miscellaneous property. The jump in foreign capital in 1970 was described as the largest in and foreign invest- ment has grown since then. For said the Bank of foreign ownership of provincial and municipal bonds rose by billion to billion between 1969 and 1971. Japan has almost certainly tripled its 1970 Canadian cor- porate investment of million. The Canada-Japan Trade Council puts the 197S figure at million. Coal power suggested EDMONTON Premier Peter Lougheed has suggested the city consider running its power plants with coal rather than natural gas. He made the statement in connection with a recent Energy Resources Conserva- tion Board report that said it is wasteful to fuel power plants with natural gas when coal is available in abun- dance. The premier said he would meet Mayor Ivor Dent and of- ficials soon to discuss the matter. yet Another official said while the United States had decided not to he thought it that any modern aircraft would be sold to Arab countries until a Mid- dle East settlement had been achieved. At the agriculture Secretary Earl Butz said proposals had been made many for a halt in grain shipments to Arab nations in retaliation for the oil embargo. But he at a news after returning from a 10-dav trio to Europe. such a ban on sales simply irritate the make negotiations more dif- ficult and would not put any pressure on the Arab grain exports to the Arab nations even though higher than a year ago are not high enough to be and In view of the fact that the Russian nation has a much easier grain situa- tion than a year ago they could very easily make up the deficit of anything we cut Butt said. ;