Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
Novsmbsr THI LtTHMIDOl HMALO I Daring gas plan may be casualty After a day in court Rose Mary President Nixon's personal and J. Fred f'otttlflice joil special counsel to the leave United States District Court in Washington. Miss Woods told the court that she accidentally pushed a recording button while listening to a White House tape. ANTI-TOBACCO TEAM FORMED will study policies OTTAWA The ciga- rette addict's unassailable right to light up almost anywhere may soon go up in a cloud of smoke if a recently formed group gets its way The Non-Smokers Associa- tion of which plans to put the heat on the ubiquitous is a lobby of 11 people led by Rebecca a longtime ad- vocate of non-smokers' rights Mrs. Liff is a housewife who has never touched tobacco but whose involuntary subjection to smokers' haze over the years has left her fuming. cafeterias or restaurants you can't find a place to sit away from she said. hockey games it's She has sent many letters of protest against smokers to health and city IT PAYS TO LEASEI Laaahig trooa yem Ming prOvldM working capital tranapor ilton it tow MM. You IIMI contract and pay ONE regular monthly IM. Your can Include licence and Ineuranee Contact BORIS Leasing and Insurance Dept. BENY AUTOMOTIVE ENTERPRISES LTD. 2nd 9th ST S PHONE 328-1101 supermarkets and others. Her latest offensive is the formation of the anti-tobacco team to lobby for non- smokers' which she organized with the encourage- ment of the Ottawa-Carleton Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association. Her group has three lines of attack planned to protect the non-smoker. The first is to segregate smokers and non- smokers by opening up non- smoking sections at all public including the National Arts Centre here. have no choice but to sit in their seats during says Mrs. Liff. lobby is filled with Their second plan is to reduce the enemy forces. To do this the group will circulate a petition urging government to enforce a law prohibiting persons under 16 from smoking. The third line of attack in- volves persuasive tactics It involves encouraging the use of Thank You For Not Smok- ing signs in homes and offices EDMONTON A total re-examination of the Alberta government's in- dustrial health and safety policies will be carried out by a study commission named by the provincial cabinet Tuesday. Labor Minister Bert Hohol said the industrial health and safety commission will be headed by Fred Gale of former vice- president and general manager of Calgary Power. The commission was first announced in the speech from the throne opening the legislature last Feb. when such a review was labelled The six-month study will ex- amine various industrial safe- ty programs currently spread over five government agen- cies. The commission has been asked to propose co- ordinated program of oc- cupations health and safety functions which will meet the needs of the growing in- dustrial work force in the Dr. Hohol said. KELLY'S STEREO FAIR Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Stereol FIRST TIME EVER IN LETHBRIDGE Dec. 1st to Dec. 15th a at the HOLIDAY VILLAGE door to ttw Holiday No. WASHINGTON A daring proposal to use Siberian natural fat to help fuel the United States of the most dramatic developments to emerge from President Nix- on's detente with be a casualty of the recent Middle East war and the Arab oil boycott of the U.S. Although a preliminary agreement of intent was sign- ed last June in the proposal faced heavy weather for a variety of reasons even before the current U.S. fuel crisis. Nw its chances seem dim- mer than ever. Industry sources say techni- cal discussions are continuing between the Soviet govern- ment and American gas com- panies interested in tran- sporting liquified Siberian gas by tanker to the east or west coasts of the United States. But hard progress appears unlikely without a decided re- newal of last summer's spirit of detente which suffered a setback with the emergence of Soviet and American differences over the Arab- Israeli war. Progress would also seem to depend on whether Nixon would reverse his goal to make the U.S. self-sufficient in energy by the end of the decade. By I960 is also the date when Soviet natural gas would begin reaching the U.S. under the most op- timistic projections. RESISTANCE SEEN It's not difficult to imagine what congressional hostile to special tariff treatment for the Soviet Union without increased freedom for Soviet make of the coincidence when they are asked to approve massive credits to help pay for Siberian development. Under the first vague descriptions of the the U.S. would supply billion or more in credits and American firms would provide much of the tech- nology and equipment to ex- ploit gas fields in the far north of Western Siberia. The in would sign long-term guarantees to deliver gas st competitive prices. When it first came to the proposal was hailed in a few quarters as vivid proof that cold-war animosities were dying. Doubts came quickly to the however. Soviet spe- cialists in the West seemed particularly quoting MOSCOW'S own statistics to sfainst the advice of some So- viet to develop energy supplies for Soviet in- dustry at no-matter-what cost. assert that the project involv- ed excessively high un- verified gas reserves and daunting technology. HIGH COST REPORTED One American expert called it a on the part of Communist party planners in the Soviet LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER MEMOES LTD Established 1911 LOOT Ftoor 1174th t. MOM U7-1S41 Keep Christ in Christmas litMrMd by of Columbus Council Sears You get more with a Kenmore We service what we coast-to-coast. 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