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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta motorist co-operation Help needed to aid energy crisis OTTAWA Home- owners and motorists acting carefully can do a lot to offset the energy Energy Minister Donald Macdoaald says. Lists of things that home- owners and drivers can do to conserve energy were issued as the minister spoke to the Commons Monday. These indicate that the ma- jor saving can come from driving other keep that car in tune and use a light foot on the accelerator. successful application of voluntary conservation measures to motor gasoline could result in savings of anywhere from 15 to 20 per says one document. 20-per-cent saving would result in a saving to the nation of up to million gallons of gasoline per day. In the each degree the thermostat is lowered means an estimated fuel sav- ing of between two and three per cent. savings will re- Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE Multicocal Lens OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. suit if itcpi are taken to In- crease the efficiency of heating equipment and to decrease the heat lost from On driving there are these average highway driving at 50 miles an hour instead of 70 can cut gasoline consumption by at feast to per cent. with few stops and starts and reduced also will cut con- sumption. .the engine off for stops of more than a minute. Of paramount importance is a properly-tuned this includes using an electric block heater that reduces the amount of time a car needs to heat up to the best operating temperature. Motorists are warned not to disconnect pollution-control equipment on late-model cars despite the fact this may im- prove gas mileage. of the fuel sav- ings that deactivation of emis- sion control equipment would at the amount to no more than two per and this would be at the ex- pense of environmental A properly-tuned house also can go a long way to cutting it is suggested. This includes a ef- ficient furnace that is inspected at least once a year by an expert. heating equipment is well a potential energy saving of 10 per cent or more can be realized. A layer of .5 millimetres of soot on the inside of an oil-fired furnace can reduce efficiency by as much as 50 per It is suggested that sunshine can do aTot to cut fuel bills. Open the drapes during the day and let sunshine do some of the it is suggested. together with making houses can mean a confortable winter even though less fuel may be used. As much as 30 per cent of fuel is used to warm draughts that can be eliminated easily. Also recommended is the use of double-glazed windows. has been estimated that an investment in storm win- dows will pay for itself in less than seven years and thereafter return an annual dividend of 13 to. 18 per cent in terms of savings of fuel It was estimated that about 2.5 billion gallons of heating oil will be needed this winter. PLANT SALE ANNOUNCED TORONTO Union Carbide Canada Ltd. says it has sold the Western Canadian segment of its flexible packaging business to Capital Plastics Ltd. of Vancouver for an undisclosed price. The deal involves a plant at with about 80 employees. m MTU cornea SA GI ISMCTION UHNTEED Fiesta Paints For Economical Decorating What better time than now to re-paint any room in your home. Give rooms an exciting new look save as well. Choose from nearly 1400 fashion right shades to accent your ceilings wood- work. Choose form a var- iety of finishes. 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It now is probable that sev- eral kibbutzim will be set up in different parts of the basically on the lines of those in Israel. Members of New Zealand's native the claim that the scheme also closely resembles the or style of communal liv- ing developed by the Maoris from early time. Prime Minister Kirk says he does not particularly like the word kibbutz to describe the scheme in New but he does not think the Maori marae covers the idea either. He says the kibbutzim he has in mind would certainly be very different from com- munes. Government officials have been investigating various areas of Crown land for pos- sible use as kibbutzim. lot of young people have been telling us the Estab- lishment has gone Kirk that it has lost its ideas and drive. kibbutzim will provide youth with the opportunity to participate in the building of the country. government will in ef- fect 'Here is an opportun- ity. Let us see if you can do what you say we ought to be doing. There has certainly got to be a place in nation-building for young Kirk said the settlements would be established in situations. But Kirk is against unduly close supervision by the like a big brother. Even to select members for kibbutzim would amount to setting up some form of government he said. What the prime minister has in mind seems to be to select a basic group only for each kibbutz and leave it to members of this group to choose the rest of the com- munity. ________ Since Crown land is to be made it is assumed that some form of farm devel- opment would be the basic ac- but so far it has not been indicated how the system would work or how develop- ment would be financed. It is proposed that each kib- butz will be self-governing. Airline to layoff employees WASHINGTON United Air Lines announced today it will eliminate more than 100 flights in January and is laying off at least 950 employees immediately because of the fuel shortage. The cuts will put United about 5.5 per cent below its 1972 fuel usage United President Edward Carlson said. he the cuts are not enough to meet the new fuel allocation levels an- nounced by President Nixon on Sunday night. Carlson said United has not yet decided what flights will be eliminated. He said the figure of 100 flights was arriv- ed at by determining how much aircraft flying time would have to be eliminated in order to get below 1972 fuel levels. United already has cancell- ed 37 flights through agreements with Trans World Airlines and American Airlines. The cuts announced today were decided on unilaterally and will go into effect Jin. 7. Cartoon said United hat In- formed all employees that it is laying off 300 pilots and 690 L ultra DEODORANT or Powder 6 oz. 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