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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Cars inefficient as transport mode OTTAWA An ocean freighter carrying 100.000 tons oi goods is about times a better buy for the fuel dollar than a car transporting a 200- pound man. says a National Research Council study. The freighter gets its tons of goods around using the same energy cars would re- quire to move a much smaller pay load 1.000 men weighing only 100 tons. This is one finding of a study pu-partd by Dr. E. P. Cockshutt of the council's mechanical engineering divi- sion as part of a background .study for the Science Council ol Canada. When it comes to getting around as opposed to cargo airplanes are as good a buy lor the fuel dollar as are says the study. As a planes travel faster. On short hauls from the suburbs to the city and lor instance trains and par- ticularly buses live to 10 tunes more efficient than cars carrying only their drivers liut car pools ot four or more passengers are about as I'llicient as while the buses are twice as elhcient again as this. Supersonic aircraft are the biggest fuel guzzlers for the amount of work they do. reflecting the high cost of overcoming air resistence as speeds go up Iteyond the speed of sound. aircraft is about 1.5 times .is iiH'llicient as a car carry- ing a single In cargo transportation marine tankers con- sume by far the least amount luel for the pay Freighters are 20 to 100 times more efficient than and 100 to 500 limes more efficient than cargo air- cralt a gas pipeline .is a transportation system is only slightly less efficient than trucks An oil pipeline is about lour times more cf- licionl because oil moves through a pipeline at a slower speed with much less friction. The report says 33 per cent ol total energy used in Canada is for healing' Transportation accounted for 33 per cent half for road travel. 10 per cent Tor pipeline and tran- smission systems and six per cent for air and rail Industry uses about 25 per cent of the total Luckless B.C. Tories James Bay to pick new leader B.C. The luckless British Columbia Progressive Conservative which has not formed a provincial government since will name a new leader Saturday to succeed Derril who unified the party but failed twice in attempts to get elected to the 55-member legislature. Dr. George Scott one of the two Tory was expected to be named leader by acclamation at a three-day convention which starts Friday night. The strong-minded born and educated in joined the Progressive Conservative party in 1972 and became the first Tory MLA since 1994. Dr. first elected as Social Credit member for Oak Bay in the 1960 provincial bolted from Social Credit ranks in 1971. He cited the Social Credit government's medical policies as the last straw and complained that backbench MLAs did not plav an active role. They gave Following is a list of people who have made donations to The Herald's Cup of Milk Fund which will help the Unitarian Service Committee provide clothing and medical care to the people of Bangladesh. Lethbridge Lethbridge .....2.00 Carl Foremost.........2.00 Just a Widow's Coleman...............2.00 Hugo Alberta.... 2.56 Erin Russell...........3.01 Mary Lethbridge............5.00 Nick and Judy Pincher Creek .500 M R Fort Macleod.......-... 5.00 Taber.....5.00 Lethbridge 6.00 Michael and Dana Fort......... McMurray............. 7.00 Mrs. Mary Lethbridge............14.77 Good Lethbridge. 10.00 Lethbridge 10.00 Mrs. G. Lethbridge B.C---- In Memory of Mr. Fred McKay......10.00 Theodore Pincher Creek ................10.00 T G. ...................25.00 Lethbridge 25.00 Avon Representatives of Southern District 757..................25.00 Fred Lethbridge 50.00 R G Lethbridge .....50.00 Anonymous...........50.00 GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE FRIDAY SUNSET Lethbridge......49 ft Pincher Creek... 46 30 .10 Medicine Hat 50 24 Edmonton......12 -1 Grande Prairie 11 -1 .19 Banff........... 34 23 .30 Calgary......... 44 8 .03 fictorfa 50 33 .28 Penticton....... 49 26 .17 Prince George 32 18 .03 Kamloops....... 49 27 .03 Vancouver...... 49 38 22 Saskatoon....... 27 5 Regina 31 20 Winnipeg......19 16 Toronto......... 46 34 .59 Ottawa......... 40 36 .24 Montreal 54 36 .26 St. John's....... 33 26 Halifax....... 49 42 .81 Charlottetown 43 36 .79 Fredencton..... 38 34 .79 Chicago 48 26 Lethbridge Main- ly cloudy. Temperatures steady near 30 then dropping rapidly overnight to 5-10 above. Warmer Chinook temperatures near the moun- tains. Cloudy periods. High 15-20. Medicine Hat Mainly cloudy. Temperature gradually dropping during the day to a low overnight near five above. Cloudy periods. Highs 10-15. Medicine Hat Mainly cloudy. Temperature gradually dropping during the day to a low overnight near five above. Cloudy periods. Highs 10-15. Calgary Mainly cloudy. Temperature gradual- ly dropping throughout the day. Low near zero. Mainly sunny. High near 10 above. Columbia Kwtenay Region Today. Cloudy. Showers of rain and snow mixed Friday. Cloudy A few snow flurries. Highs today low forties. Lows tonight 25 to 30. Highs Friday mid to high thirties. MONTANA East of Continental Divide Variable cloudiness with widely scattered showers today. Cloudy tonight and Fri- day with scattered rain or snow showers. Windy most sections today. Cooling trend except colder north central and northeast tonight and Friday. Highs today 45 to 55. Lows tonight 25 to 35 except 15 to 25 north central and northeast. Highs Friday 40s except 25 to 35 north central and northeast. West of Continental Divide Rain or snow at times today and Friday. Cooling trend Highs today 40s. Lows tonight 25 to 35. Highs Friday 30s. decision in court OTTAWA The Su- preme Court of Canada will be asked Monday to over-rule the Quebec Court of Appeal and put a stop once again to the billion James Bay hydroelectric project in northwestern Quebec. Lawyers representing the Indian and Eskimo peo- ple of the area filed papers in the high court Wednesday seeking the right to appeal the decision of the Quebec appeal court which allowed work to continue while appeals against the original stop-work order are being heard. The original court hearing ruled in favor of the Indians and ordered all work stopped. But the provincial appeal in allowing the province a said the work should be allowed to continue while the appeals are heard. The native people are ask- ing the Supreme Court to again apply the stop-work order while appeals are being They will argue that the project will be if work is allow- ed to continue. Speed timing device clocks five ways PRINCE B.C. A computer mounted under the 'dash of a patrol car will be helping the RCMP catch speeders more effec- tively in this about 350 miles north of Vancouver. Constable Lyle Kennedy of the district RCMP demonstrated how .a new speed timing device called the Federal Vascar 11 can clock speeders five ways. Unlike a conventional radar unit which will give readings only when the new device can be operated when a patrol car is following a meeting a being followed by a when a speeder is crossing an intersection from either or in a stationary position. tax money going back to provinces By PAUL JACKSON OTTAWA Energy Minister Donald Macdonald confirmed absolutely in the House of Commons Wednes- day that the estimated 175 million a month Ottawa is collecting from the a barrel export tax on oil will one way or another all go back to the producing province. the. controversial cabinet minister cautioned in replying to questions raised by Eldon Woolliams Calgary the min- ority Liberal government will determine how much of the staggering multi-million dollar bonanza is spent. Mr Wooll'iams had referred to statements made by Mr. Macdonald under questioning by Al- berta MPs in a par- liamentary committee hear- ing Nov. 14 in which the Rocky Mountain province's members were surprised to hear the Liberal minister say it had been decided that the producing provinces would somehow receive all the revenues raised from the a barrel tax. Thq Calgary ignoring attempts by Speaker Lucien Lamoureux to pass on to another asked Mr. Macdonald four times in the House of Commons to state that Alberta members were not mistaken in their belief that the tax or all go back to Alberta Mr Macdonald said the position he had taken was that the provinces will not suffer from government regulations and that proceeds of the export tax will go back in the first place to put the producing province in the position it would have been if their oil had been sold both for export and on the domestic market at the higher price which has been denied them by price As for the rest of the said Mr. the federal -government intended to embark on joint venture investments to further the energy resources in the producing provinces by use of the balance of the proceeds. The energy minister con- firmed that what Ottawa had in mind was to give between 40 to 50 per cent of the million a month in tax back to Alberta for use as the provin- cial government sees fit and to use the remainder for technological research or development of energy resources within the province from which it came. will depend very much on the actual royalty position of each of the producing prov- In the funds will be going back. Those in federal hands will be going back into federal programs for the purpose of stimulating resources in those he explained to the Commons. Mr. Woolliams wasn't quite satisfied with Mr. Mac- donald's answers and pointed out that he had given Mr. Mac- donald notice of the question in advance in writing just so there could be no misunder- standing. do not want there to be any misunderstanding because we usually get one answer one day and another the next said Mr. Woolliams repeating his ques- tion 'the minister can answer the question with a yes or no so that we can understand Upped popped Mr. Macdo- who replied with what Mr Woolliams wanted A quick and decisive Dead Alberta woman named Sask. RCMP released the name of an Alberta woman killed in a single vehicle accident Nov. 16 near this community 125 miles southeast of Saskatoon. Sheila Dianne of was killed in the acci- dent which resulted in seven other persons escaping serious injury two miles east of Kindersley. The name was withheld because of unusual circum- stances in notifying a critical- ly ill member of her police said. The Easy Choice. Linden Post Drivers Buy Your Post Driver Now end Save Extra Discount While Stock Lasts At GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Couttt Bei 1202 32S-1161 FIVE STAR The smooth taste of quality that is unmistakably Seagram's. Highway 1 reported bare and dry. Widening of one mile sec- tion of Highway No. 3 east of Fort Macleod is in progress. All remaining highways are in good driving condition. OF ENTRY and Closinf Ctrway i.m. to 6 Chief Mountain Courts 24 Del Joniu 9 a.nr Klngsgate 24 Porthill-Rykerts 8 i.m. Wild Horse 8 a.m. to 5 Rooseville 8a.m. o midnight. Logan Pass closed. Seagram's FIVE STAR Canada's largest-selling rye whisky. Blcmlcil and honied Joicph F. Svutir.im A New RCMP head man to be named shortly OTTAWA Solicitor. General Warren Allmattd will announce within the next tow weeks a new man to takeover the RCMP. ConuniMioner W L is due to retire at the end of the more than 35 years after he joined the force In Regina. A spokesman for UK minis- ter's office said this week sev- eral candidates for the job are being considered. Under RCMP regulations Commission Hiffitt should nave retired on his 35th an- niversary with the force in September. But be was kept on until the end of the year because of RCMP Centennial celebrations. There have been no hints about who will replace Mr. head of the man force since 1969. It was the climax of a dis- tinguished career during which he was elected the first Canadian president of the International Criminal Police commonly call- ed Interpol FORCE CRITICIZED The RCMP has had some solid achievements during the years Mr. Higgitt has been but for the first time its internal operations came under criticism. A former Jack wrote a magazine article in which he charged that RCMP officers perjure themselves in persecute' Indians to build up arrest statistics and falsify reports. And a former constable charged he was driven out of the force after being held in- communicado in a psychiatric ward on orders of one of his non-commissioned officers. Commissioner Higgitt denied the charges and there was no great controversy But the incidents did show that the which has almost legen- dary respect in could come under public criticism. The respect and affection in which the force is held by many particularly was shown last year when controversy raged over the use of the force's Mr. Higgitt had come to the conclusion that police stations and cars should be clearly muted to be seen eas- ily by people in need. Howls from the echoed in said that the government wai attempting to downgrade the name of the 100-year-old force bv not using its name It took considerable negotia- tion with provincial general before a compromS W. L. HIGGITT agreement was reached that the initials of the force should be displayed prominently in place of the large Police sign. The most dramatic event during Mr. Higgitt's period in office was the 1970 Quebec crisis. Bui his term also was mark- ed with modernization to keep the RCMP in the forefront of the world's police forces. His years saw everything from es- tablishment of computer ser- vices to an increased use of aircraft. The successful centennial celebrations held across Canada this year showed that the RCMP is as modern and efficient as any in the world. CONFIDENTIALLY YOURS November 29th Always a family TANGY MEAT LOAF 1 teaspoon TABASCO'BRAND PEPPER SAUCE legg 1 cup tomato juice 2 cups soft bread crumbs Vi cup finely chopped onion 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley Vi teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoons salt 2 Ibs. ground beef Beat pepper egg and tomato juice together until well blended. Stir in bread crumbs Add remaining mixing with fork until blended Park into 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan Bake in 350 deg F oven 2'hours Makes 8 to 10 servings A WORD TO THE WISE daily vacuuming is hard on your carpets and on you1 I ve found the most convenient and economical way to keep car- pets and floors clean is with a BISSELL GEMINI FLOOR AND CARPET SWEEPER Made in Canada by Bissell the most famous name in carpet care Gemini Sweepers are of steel construction nave vinyl bumpers to protect furniture and twin brushes with combs for doubly effective cleaning results Why not put Gemini Floor and Carpet at the top of your Christmas list7 And make a note too they're available at better hardware and department stores 1 DAY ONLYt CHIPS SPECIAL per Order ONLY_____ Regular 90c per order i Dairy Queen brazier YOU are. TO AOoPr A OVMlL MR W1LSOJ JUST 'S ALL 60 TO NORTH STORE ONLY 51 0 13th StaMt North 327-4855 __ Off Arn D Q Corp _c 1973 Am D Q Corp ;