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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 VOL. LXVI 291 Lethbrtdgc Herald LETHBRIDOE. NOVEMBER 1073 32 PagM Oilmen ''icians TOP PA Y FOR MEDICS OTTAWA Alberta par- ticularly those In Ed- were the kiighest paid in Canada between 1961 and averaging a gross in- come in 1971 of says a statistical report released by the health department. Across the country the average gross ear- nings of all practising doctors was in 1971 compared with J25.W2 in 1961. During the 11-year average expenses increased to from must By Tie CANADIAN PRESS Prime Minister Trudeau's appraisal of the energy situa- tion lias drawn some favorable reaction from in- dustry spokesmen but few plaudits from political circles. Opposition Robert Stanfield termed the prime minister's nationally- televised speech a and David New Democratic Par- ty said he was unhappy with much of it. could do almost anything within the terms of his Mr. Stanfield said in he just listed what statements he'll 'give in the don't see how this could meet serious oil shortages in Quebec and the Atlantic Prov- inces because there's no way to move fuel there in large Mr. Stanfield said his party agrees with the prime minis- ter's proposal to lift the freeze on Alberta crude oil prices at the end of providing it is followed by a varied increase in the price of Alberta crude worked out jointly by Alberta and the federal government. Mr. Lewis flatly disagreed. believe the freeze must Asked whether his party might continue to support the Liberal minority government if it insisted on the freeze Mr. Lewis replied in his Ot- tawa would be very if not to support a government that allowed the freeze to come Mr. whose party has been holding an effective balance of power in said he was pleased with MUtcment by the prime minister that Ottawa not to soar tb'ahiih- limltied level after the freeze. Industry espe- cially prairie oil representa- expressed satisfaction with Mr. Trudeau's recogni- tion that energy prices will have-to Increase and that an oil pipeline will be extended to Montreal by 1975. don't have a supply all we have is a transportation said John president of the Canadian Petroleum Associa-. tion in Calgary. In Montreal P. A. president of Petrofina Canada said it appeared to like the tenor of the prime minis- ter's speech. sense that Mr. Trudeau should call on Canadians to save energy. high time we had an energy policy fdr Canada as a Many provincial govern- leaders across the whose chiej spokesmen on the issue are meeting at an energy conference in were non-commital Thursday. a draft of Alber- ta's impending energy legisla- tion is scheduled to be shown to the federal government in Ottawa today. Don Alberta minister of federal and inter-govern- mental left the provin- cial capital Thursday with a final draft of legislation to be presented to the Alberta house at a session starting Dec. 3. The Alberta government has said its legislation would involve increases in oil and gas a form of tax on and would likely include an Alberta energy marketing board that would buy the province's oil produc- tion and then resell it to out- side buyers. Mines Minister Leo Nimsick of British Columbia said in To- ronto he was pleased the fed- eral government was not go- ing to use a system to cut down use of since it would only cut it down for those who couldn't afford he did not think voluntary restraints were to solve About town COUNTY councillor Mirny adding railway abandonment to the finality of death and taxes cour'.y manager Bob Madid f councillor Steve Sfomko he wouldn't know a feedlot if lie fell in one. High style Eleven-yearrold Gary Paulson of Saskatoqn gets a helping hand from his pals as they speed down this slope in their deluxe converted box toboggan. Inside 'Unable as we are to pay your Increased unemployment insurance premium... you're fired.' Classified....... 28T31 Comment District........... Family........ Joan Waterfield Local News Markets....... Sports......... Theatres Travel.............11 10 ..Weather........... 3 At 8 LOW TONIGHT HIGH SAT. FEW CLOUDS Guerrillas vow to smash Irish Catholic Parade future very doubtful By AL SCARTH Herald Staff Writer A public meeting to discuss the future of the Whoop-Up Days parade will be held in early parade marshal Cleve Hill said today after discussing the issue with city businessmen. Mr. who been parade marshal for 29 was considering doing himself out of a job. He said there is virtually no local participa- tion in the parade and the money spent on it could be better used for other activities to benefit both the exhibition and merchants. But at a meeting Thursday satisfac- by Mr. the majori- ty of the business community said it liked the parade not quite the guarantee of greater par- ticipation but they said they would take a better look at he said. Merchants were also given a chance to understand some of the board's problems in scheduling. They agreed a public meeting after the New Year would be worthwhile. Representatives from shopping businessmen's the chamber of commerce and the exhibition board were present. in the city gives a damn about the Mr. Hill said earlier. the district entries out and you've got nothing. There are some lovely floats but they're all from out of It's the same with the bands. city-exhibition board float is the only one. What kind of support is He said if there is a he would have to start organizing in January should I stew over something for six months that no one cares Gate receipts at the fair grounds did not indicate that the parade helped the ex- he and several communities had done away with a parade. There is better value both tor merchants and the exhibi- tion in other Mr. Hill said. But the meeting demonstrated that merchants liked the he said. Agreement not reached THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Egypt and Israel have been unable to reach agreement on a ceasefire line along the Suez but negotiators say they will meet again today struck' aroufrd Northern early today vowing to smash the new executive that gives -Roman Catholics their first signifi- cant4 government voice in Ulster's history. The raiders blew up tracks and bombed a bridge on the Belfast-Londonderry rail set off a land mine near wounding two soldiers and a and ambushed and wounded a militiaman in army headquarters said. The violence followed an agreement reached in Belfast Wednesday between moderate Protestant and Catholic politi- cians to share power for the first time. The Provisional wing of the Irish Republican Army said in Dublin Thursday night it will the new because it is a British creation on the principles of struggle of the last four years has not been waged to secure paltry concessions from the British but to establish the inalienable right of thelrish people be masters of their own the IRA said. Moderate Catholics of the Social Democratic and party will have four seats on the or an- nounced by Northern Ireland administrator William Whitelaw in the British Parliament Thursday. The Protestant Unionist party will have six1 seats and- the sectarian Alliance party one. The agreement between the Protestant and Catholic par- ties was seen by the British as the first big step toward ending the sectarian feuding that has torn Northern Ireland for more than four years. Despite the reached after two months of the executive wasflot to bei formed officially for several weeks. the three'parties have to agree on the formation of a Council of Ireland made up of representatives from the Bel- fast and Dublin ad- ministrations. This could be since the northe'rn Protestants are wary of any constitutional links wi'th the mainly Catholic Republic of Ireland. Arabs threaten more cutbacks ASSOCIATED PRESS Saudi Arabia's oil minister says the Arabs might reduce their oil production by as much as 80 per cent if the United Japan or Europe take measures to counteract reductions and em- bargoes in Arab oil produc- tion. oil weapon is far more powerful than what you see now. In fact we'did nothing at all so Ahmed Saki Yam- am said in Copenhagen Thurs- day. could cut production by 80 per Yamani issued warning during a television interview when he was asked to respond to U.S. State Secretary Henry Kissinger's comment suggesting U.S. retaliation if the Arab oil squeeze con- tinues. is clear that if pressures continue unreasonably and in- that then the States will have to con- sider what counter-measures it may have to Kissinger said Wednesday. Routes split .OTTAWA Transport Minister Jean Marchahd an- nounced the government's new internationak air policy splitting world routes between CP Air and Air Canada. Mr. Marchand said in the Commons that the policy will preserve existing territory for the two national airlines and provide new areas. Car premiums drop VANCOUVER The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia to- day announced its premium rates for the new government- compulsory insurance program that will come into effect March under which vehicles and motorists are in- sured separately. Norman vice- president and general manager of the Crown cor- said premiums for most motorists in B.C. will be less for the same insurance coverage than was paid previously under the private insurance industry but.gave no comparative figures. Energy briefs OTTAWA lights of Prime Minister Trudeau's energy speech Thursday Voluntary steps to conserve energy to be announced Mon- day. Petroleum allocation plann- ed at the wholesale level. Government creating a per- manent energy conservation office to advise on efficient energy use. Rationing books likely will not be necessary. No fuel to be diverted from those who need it most to those who can pay the most. By KEN POLE OTTAWA Winter arrived with a crunch as Prime Minister Trudeau admitted publicly for the first time that Canada faces an energy crisis requir- ing voluntary public restraint. He left the details for Energy Minister Donald Mac- dona Id to announce in the Commons but said voluntary conservation measures lie as does allocation of petroleum products at the wholesale level. days of cheap and abundant energy are Mr. Trudeau said near the end of a 22-minute nationally- televised speech.. may be inconven- iences in the months but I think each of us will better understand that squandering energy is not a privilege of our way of but a threat to in Toronto for a meeting today with his provincial said the threat is The government expects gasoline and heating oil shortages of between 10 and 25 per cent in some parts of the particularly the East. Political reaction was swift. Opposition Leader Robert Stanfield called Mr Trudeau's speech a while the New Democrats warned that Liberal energy policies .could spell their fall from power. Mr. Trudeau the govern- ment hopes the interprovin- cial pipeline will be extended to Montreal from by that fuel would not be diverted from those who need it most to those who can pay the that an energy conservation office will be es- the voluntary petro- leum products.price -freeze will be lifted at the but Canadian will'not be allowed to catch with world prices. Ration books at the retail level are said Mr. but petroleum allocations at the wholesale level will be needed this winter there is a sudden change for the better in the international oil degree and duration will at least in some on the success of the voluntary restraints. If Canadians generously support the voluntary and I know they there is every prospect that shortages can be minimized throughout this The voluntary restraints could be similar to those laid down by President Nixon last week when he told the U.S. to turn down its thermostats and reduce speeds on the highways. If the financial burden on this side of the border should Mr. Trudeau the welfare department has been told to make payments sufficient to meet winter fuel costs. which has been ex- porting much of its oil to the United would be called on to supply more of eastern Canada's needs. Government confident it can complete a pipeline to supply western crude to east- ern Canada by the end of 1975. End of voluntary petroleum products prjce freeze Jan. 1974 does hot mean Canadian prices will be identical to world prices. Rapid development of new oil and gas sources are essen- future energy needs. cheap and abun- dant 'energy are over. Ford strike on The decision to extend the oil pipeline to Montreal we will be much closer to having one Canada instead of two for oil pur- means that Western Canada can have a larger national that Quebec in an the Atlantic could have year-round access to domestic oil. will assure better se- curity of supply in Canada TORONTO A strike at Ford Motor Co. of Canada Ltd. plants a spokes- man for the United Auto Workers union announced as negotiations here reached a 10 a.m. EST deadline without agreement. The strike affects workers at Fort plants in the Ontario communities of Talbotville near. St. Niagara Falls and near Toronto. Jerry spokesman for the said the major issues blocking agreement on a new contract were company refusal to accept clauses mak- ing overtime voluntary and retirement after 30 years ser- vice. Ford also had not accepted the union request for pay in- creases retroactive to Sept. 14 and a cost of living he said. The UAW. in its negotiations with has been seeking a contract similar to one reached earlier with Chrysler Corp. in Canada. The three-year agreement with Chrysler included a 35- cent hourly wage increase on the base rate of an hour. Pressure mounts against Kennedy bid WASHINGTON -.Ten years after the assassination of President John his Senator Edward is under increasing political and family pressure to forego a 1976 presidential bid. Many United States Democratic leaden would prefer that the Massachusetts senator stay out of a 1976 race they will return their party to White Howe control. They fear the lingering im- pact of the Chappaquiddick in- in which a secretary in Kennedy's car could counteract the gains they ex- pect from voter reaction to the Watergate political es- pionage scandals of the Niion administration. A Kennedy they might create un- necessary division in what most party leaders hope cm be a relatively united Democratic Party. In even before his 12-year-old son's right leg was amputated last week in an ef- fort to arrest bone Kennedy was under strong family pressure to forego a 1976 race. The senator revealed this in a television filmed before his son was stricken but shown this week. wife Joan and my mother and nieces and nephews are uniformly against a 1976 he said. But he hasn't made up his mind and imagined they would back whatever decision he makes. He is the sole survivor of four Kennedy two of them assassinated in the presidency or its pursuit. He has considerable family responsibility with three children of his own as well as the 13 fatherless children of his two brothers nearing maturity. This family situation prompted Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield to say he hopes Kennedy won't run. Kennedy's current Senate term runs out in 1976. Mansfield said he feels Kennedy could probably have the party's presidential nomination if he wants it. But it is clear Kennedy would have to battle other Democrats for the nomination. Senators Henry Jackson of Lloyd Bentsen of Walter Gilligan of Ohio and Daniel Walker of Illinois are among many others ex- pressing interest. i ;