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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta On anniversary of assassination Members of the Kennedy family pray at the grave of assassinated President John F. Kennedy Thursday in Arlington National the 10th anniversary of his death. Mrs. Patricia Kennedy a kneels at centre. Sen. Edward Kennedy and are at right. Mrs. Ethel wife of assassinated Sen. Robert F. Kennedy is obscured behind Mrs. Lawford. Eight children from the families are with them. Fuel shortages cut travel Stay-at-home winter for Americans WASHINGTON Americans are bracing them- selves for a stay-at- home winter. To keep the wheels of the economy turning despite mounting'fuel an interior department report the public must give up. of its private driving. of its jet travel. of its electricity. 15 to 25 per cent of its home and office heating. adding insult to pollution from soot and sulphur will get worse. U.S. Interior Secretary Ro- gers C.B. Morton referred to the findings of his department's report as he warned yesterday of possible East Coast electric brownouts as a result of residual oil shor- starting in December. That threat is nearing reali- in New where Connecticut Gov. Thomas Vfeskill said electric voltage be cut five per cent from I p m. to 8 p.m. daily starting Monday. Without emergency correc- tive interior's office of energy data and analysis has told shortages of residual needed by electric power plants and in- will start developing about Dec. 3. Shortages of home heating diesel and jet fuel may begin by the end of followed by gasoline shor- tages starting around Feb. the report estimated. shifts in fuel substitutions and reductions in demand must the re- port said. One of the first things to be it would be to in- crease refinery residual and distillate reducing quickly their shor- but doubling the ex- pected gasoline shortage in the process. resulting 21-per-cent gasoline deficit can be recouped through a 30-per- cent reduction in social and recreational the report said. Morton told reporters at a briefing Wednesday that the administration is searching for refinery production of gas- oline can be switched to other products as soon as Congress completes action on a bill giving the president the power to order the switch. RATIONING SEEN Interior's gloomy report ap- peared to move gasoline ratio- ning a step closer to reality. An early cut in gasoline pro- it the urgency of reducing de- mand The administration has con- reducing de- mand by imposing a high gasoline but that would require congressional passage and' a ftfr'rher doubted it could be done soon enough to do any good. Morton has suggested allow- ing gasoline prices to but John director of the Cost-of-Living oppos- ed that saying it would raise the cost of living but might not much im- mediate in gasoline supply or demand. Dunlop said he believes other such as a form of may be used to reduce consumption. Truck hauls on Sunday protested VANCOUVER the Canadian Automobile Association is protesting bids by trucking firms Jrom British Columbia to carry on long-distance haul- ing on Sundays Alltrans Express Ltd. of North and Kwikasair Ltd. of Que have asked the Canadian Transport Commission for ex- emption from provisions in the Lord's Day Act prohibiting Sunday trucking. The CAA said-jn a brief to the commission that Sunday trucking would create ad- ditional traffic problems and safety hazards. Complete Car Care 14 POINT ELECTRONIC Check and lubricate heat riser valve All labour for replacement of condenser One Price Initial electronic scope check Check and adjust idle mixture Check fuel pump and filter for Test and clean battery cables and down Check H T wiring distributor primary circuit proper operation Check air cleaner ele'ment Final scope check All labour for service and installation of spark plugs Test cylinder output Check and adiust timing Check P C V operation. PARTS IF REQUIRED Offer good until December 8 wherever you see this sign. We know how much you depend oh your Use your Esso or credit card All worK on the above oiler is guaranteed lor 90 days Or 4 000 miles Ask lor details Arabs boycott on oil threatens t Middle East peace negotiations WASHINGTON State Secretary Henry hu the that oil boycott threaten the success of If 14 die East peace MfottaUoos and could bring United Statei economic retaU- countries who are engaging in economic against the United States should consider whether it is appropriate to engage in such steps while peace negotiations are being and even more while negotiations are being he told a news conference here. is clear that if pressures continue unreasonably and In- that then the United States will have to con- sider what counter-measures it may have to Kissinger said. Such which was not would come about enormous reluc- he but the Arabs must realize the United States not give in to economic pressure. That policy pledges the United States to f'make a ma- Propose test of garbage for power plant fuel use TORONTO An On- tario government study group has proposed a million test of the feasibility of processing garbage for use as fuel in power generating plants. Environment Minister James Auld today released the report prepared by a government team and a United States consulting team at a cost of The fin- dings will be turned over to the Council of Metropolitan Toronto. It recommends construction of a refuse-processing plant and modifications of an On- tario Hydro generating stations so it could burn gar- bage. Of the total the report recommends that the provincial government ad- vance 5 million to Hydro and 5 million to Metropolitan Toronto to pay for capital expenditures Mr Auld said the possibilities of the proposed project being successful are about 99 per cent. are confident that at the end of the two-year- demonstration period we will Have the capability of economically converting a significant portion of solid waste to fuel and of economically recovering cer- tain components of solid waste for recycling and use by industry The proposed plant' would have a capacity to process 250 short tons of refuse a day about 20 per cent of Metros average daily gar- bage From the the plant would be able to provide Hydro's Lakeview generating station on Lake Ontario with 1.00 short tons of refuse fuel a day. about 2.5 per cent of the fuel used at the generating station Tony an engineer and former Toronto controller who headed the said it could save about tons of coal each a saving at current prices of about million. Mr. Auld said that if everything goes according to a two-year demonstration of the program would be under way by the end of 1975. If approved the waste processing plant would be located in the borough of Etobicoke and the fuel would be trucked to the generating station. MPs should travel SASKATOON Members of Parliament from all regions and all parties should travel across Canada to discover the problems fac- ing Canadians and to unders- tand the needs of the says Jean federal transport minister. am not trying to sell a he told students at the University of Saskatchewan. am trying to sell Canada because there are so many prejudices in Canada it is a hard -country to govern Jor effort to narrow the differences between the par- to bete the parties move towards the peace that all peoples in the area and that the peace of the world re- he said. Kissinger gave no details about counter-measures avail- able to the Nino adminis- tration if the Arab oil em- bargo continues indefinitely. indications of con- tingency plans have come from other officials. State William Porter said Tuesday that economic blackmail be a two-edged Without levelling a direct 'threat against the Porter pointed out that America produces much of the food and in- dustrial goods in inter- national Other government experts acknowledge that the Arabs could make up any immediate shortage in U.S.-supplied food from other but they say such alternate suppliers are unreliable as witnessed by the uneven harvests in the Soviet Union. these sources pointed to the most likely area of U.S. economic power con- cerning the when he spoke of the import U.S. role in investment oppor- technology and assistance. As an they said Saudi Arabia may be out of oil by the end of the century even though it now is holder of the largest petroleum reserves in the-world. If Saudi Arabia is to convert to a diversified economy it will need access to U.S. investment markets as well as technological they said. Kissinger said the United States produces 85 per cent of its energy require- ments are not a total prey to outside QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH CwtHiwI Mictwnic Capitol Furniture BWg. 328-7084 PUBLIC NOTICE 2.ND ST. S. m 4 TH CD m to ST. S. The following streets and lanes will be closed by Replot No- 731601 effective immediately. 1. Third Street South from 4th Avenue South to 5th Avenue South. 2. Fourth Street South from 4th Avenue South to 5th Avenue South. 3 All lanes in Blocks 47 and 48. The streets and lanes will be physically closed to traffic November 1973. _____ whoV ever guess these fellows are creating stability WHO'S to say what the price of anything really When buyers and sellers come together m a free market price set by 'he man prepared to pay the most He becomes the buyer and the price he pays is clearly posted lor everyone to see It's called Market Price Discovery and it goes on every week at the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange What makes it work is competition you your ballot In ttw riBMMd ddN MM pffwlf VWW nwMMf plenty of Antf MI onov you frMdoin of you Mvor git N beck. This method of marketing agricultural products results in two advantages to the producer. In the short term the current price is always the highest price And. what's more from a term point of is that the prices made here are reel prices They're not artificially established by a group of civil servants They reflect the hard cash that responsible buyers are willing to pay for the farmers' is. of' the most solid foundation upon which to build a self-sufficient Western Canadian agricultural economy ;