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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta PMdefuses election talk OTTAWA With just a few well-chosen Prime Minister Trudeau appears to have dampened soar- ing speculation about an early general election. For the past two with New Democratic MPs adopting a toughened there have been a parade of predictions about the minority Liberal government falling over its oil policies. The NDP who have voted with the government on key Have said they would vote against any removal of the voluntary price freeze on .Jan. 31. If the Conservatives also opposed the situation is more government would presumably fall and there would be a winter campaign 5 fought over the high prices of fuel. It could present problems for the government that allegedly created the and even for parties accused of bringing on the vote The possibilities still but spokesmen for all par- ties now seem to think a compromise will be worked out. In his television talk with and later in reply to Commons' the prime minister made it clear that when the voluntary freeze is removed prices won't be allowed to skyrocket. He said legislation will be introduced to ensure this and sky is not the when it comes to letting Canadian domestic prices float with international prices. OPPOSE FREEZE LIFT obvious that some mechanism will be established to control says an NDP spokesman. this would be difficult to vote even though we don't like the removal of the Conservative also expect some form of legislation the party can live since the federal government now appears to be determined to mend its fences with the Alberta government. If Mr. Trudeau's government can get even lukewarm support from both the Alberta and Ontario it would be difficult for the federal Conservatives to wage an national campaign. Some NDP members felt that their party was the only one on the no or they were ready to protest a rise in oil prices for Canadians. As a some were pressing for the defeat of the govern- ment before arguing that a campaign could be waged on the government's commitment to remove the voluntary freeze. It is not known whether this had any bearing on Mr. Trudeau's decision to Speak to the nation Thilrsday and deliver a speech that was originally planned for Van- couver Dec. 7. But in any it seems to for the moment at eased the political strains. There now is a commitment for some form of price controls after Jan. and spokesmen for both the Conser- vatives and New Democrats say the in all will come up with something acceptable to g one or the other'of the opposition parties. November 1973 THE LtTMilMDOI HERALD I Denmark headed i period of turmoil Baby polar bear call me Goldie Locks and the one said Mrs. Nancy adopted mother of the Cincinnati Zoo's proudest new arrival a five-day-old polar bear. The first viable bear birth in the zoo's 98-year the one- seven-ounce has been given a better-than-average chance of surviv- al. Mrs. whose husband is director the the feeds the bear with a baby bottle. Polar bears are an endangered specie and have a life expectancy of 30 years. r 'Severe air pollution9 plagues Calgary in Chinook 1974 DOG LICENSES will be available at the Inspection and Development City on December 1973. Any dog impounded after January 1974 will be subject to fines specified in Bylaw No. 3055. CALGARY Air pollution was severe for four hours in downtown Calgary Friday for the third time in slightly more than a month and came on the heels of the government's announcement to increase pollution monitor facilities in the city. The pollution index count was more than 100 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and reached a peak of 120 at 5 the depart- ment of the environment reported. 1 Earlier Phil head of the department's pollution control branch for Southern said a mobile pollution reading unit and a stationary monitor for the industrial area of southeast Calgary will be added by the end of the year. Pollution index reading from O-to-25 is classified by the department as indication of clean 26-to-50 as light air 51-to-75 as moderate 76-to-100 as heavy and more than IOC as severe pollution. The first more-than-100 reading was recorded last Oct. 19 with a peak of 123 the highest in the city's recorded history. Another severe pollution topp- ing was recorded Nov. 12. Mr. Ullman said Friday's pollution was caused mainly by motorists. Industry was chiefly responsible on the last two occasions. severe pollution was recorded just after we an- nounced measures to control the situation was an indication that the department has done the right thing air pollution is getting worse in He said the Chinook was partly responsible for Friday's pollution. was little we could do. There was heavy traffic in the downtown area this after- noon and we just had to wait and see. Niw Ywk TlBMs Swrvlw COPENHAGEN The now being buffeted by winter and the rhetoric of an election campaign have reached broad afrecoMtt on OIK thing they are heading for a period of rare political turmoil. There is a mood of dis- enchantment with all the old and the more than five million who are among the world's wealthiest are complaining bitterly of political poverty and threatening to torn to maverick parties in a show of protest. As in 'Sweden and the Social who have so long dominated political life and forged strong welfare are in trouble. like Swedes and are finding the delights of social welfare just too costly. in their dis- affection and the Danish voters appear ready to demonstrate at the polls on Dec. 4 that they have reached the limit on tax burdens. A for may pay as much as 50 per cent in income depending on dependents and deductions. don't see an end to said a 33-year-old engineer in a bar. don't mind paying my fair share but in my case it's just too much. The politicians appear useless in stopping the trends. We just don't trust them any more. In this election the people are What are they thinking about is turning to two new political which the polls now show with a surpris- ing 25 per cent of the vote. The result would be a loss of seats for each of the five political parties now in parliament and a period of virtual legislative paralysis. One beneficiary of the mood is Mogens a 47-year- old lawyer who boasts as a be has dis- covered so many loopholes that be pays no taxes. He formed the Progress Party more than a year ago pledged .to abolish the income tax system and make up the lots by trimming the bureaucracy. abolish income.tax by 1980 and have a big ceremony burning all papers in the revenue he said in an interview. also against- spending money on he went on. think the risk is small. If the Russians attack what would Nixon will ask where is If he thought defending us was worth while we'd be defended whether or not we were members of NATO. If we had our own we could last five hours. Without five minutes. So who needs Another maverick who is the focus of national attention is Erhard who quit the Social Democratic party this formed his the Centre and finds himself with a higher standing in the polls than Glistrup. A member of Parlia- ment for 20 years and the mayor of a suburb of be feels that the Social Democrats have moved too far and he gains sup- porters with frequent televi- sion performances and arguments about property taxes. INCOME TAX COURSE COMHESFOMDf MCE You can Earn Extra Income Learn how to prepare the new Tax Forms and become an INCOME TAX CONSULTANT. For rail Contact CANADIAN SCHOOL OF TAX ACCOUNTING 69 EflinUn Avt. Odtirit IMP 1H2 WARNING Wait Gas Fired Circulating ROOM HEATERS Model NW20A Notice has been received from the Alberta Gas Protection Province of regarding the above mentioned appliance. In order to avoid any serious persons who have installed these' heaters should contact their supplier or installer. If further information is required contact The City of Lethbridge Gas Inspection Branch at 328-2341 or The Provincial Gas Inspection Administration Phone 328-4471. THE YAMAHA Complete Car Care 14 POINT ELECTRONIC One Price Initial ejectronic scope check Test and clean cables and hold down All labour for service and installation ot spark plugs All labour for replacement of condenser Check rotor Check H T. distributor cap. primary circuit Check and adjust timing Check P C V operation Check and lubricate heat riser valve Check and adjust idle mixture. Check fuel pump and filter for .proper operation. Check air cleaner element Final scope check PARTS IF REQUIRED Offer good until December 8 wherever you see this sign. We know how much you depend on your Use your Esso or Charge- credit card Ail vvorK on tne above oiler is guaranteed 90 days or 4 000 miles ASK lor details We've built every bit of quality and strength possible into the new Yamaha Snowmobiles. The kind of quality and strength that has made the Yamaha name famous around the world. And we've included a lot of very special features like our exclusive Autolube oil injection new slide suspensipn or bogie new windshield and seat a new deep-cleat track and many more. And we've wrapped it all up in what we think is the best maintenance and warranty package in the business. while we've made it we've also made it quiet. The kind of quiet that just seems to go with the snow-filled scene. Mind it's not perfectly silent. No snowmobile is. But we're working on it. Ask your dealer about the great new Yamaha Snowmobiles today. 'it's a family affair'' Distributed m Canada by Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd Richmond BC YS-3 Yamaha Cjrclo Salaa A Svrvtew lilt M AM. S. Mi-ttrr Bunny Bar AIMtM CHINOOK Salts ft ;