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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 1C THE U7HBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, October 6, 1970 Clark Cheesed Off With Suggestions On School System CALGARY (CP) Educa- tion Minister Robert Clark said Monday lie is "somewhat disappointed" in the quality of proposals made by commu nities for changes in the school system. "We haven't been getting the quality of innovative sugges- tions we hoped would be com- ing from the local school boards. "We're looking for ideas for improving or maintaining the qualilv of education in our schools or ways of making their operation more attractive from a financial point of view." The minister told a news con- ference the provincial budget provides 51 million for crea tive school programs operated by local authorities, but none of this has been allotted. The first distribution of funds may occur shortly, he said, and prospects are bright for more suggestions in the future. CRITICIZED TORIES He also criticized the posi- tion taken at the weekend by the Progressive Conserva tive party on school centralization. Contrary to what the Conser- vatives say, the education min- ister has no control over clos- ing of rural school, Mr. Clark said. "If you check the School Act passed at the last session of the legislature, it says the local U.S. Gas Lack Creates Boom In Alberta ROBERT CLARK Disappointed school board has the power to direct students to any school in their districts." The Conservatives made no effort to kill that section of the act during debate. "For a party which is con- cerned about providing more local autonomy, it seems strange that Mr. Lougheed wants the education minister to have this power to exercise over local school boards." EDMONTON (CP) A short- age of natural gas in the United States is expected to make 1970 a boom year for gas plant con- struction in Alberta. About 12 major plants are either being constructed or ex- panded now, several more are being planned and a number of smaller projects have been completed recently or are near- ing completion. The Alberta Bureau of Sta- tistics estimated recently that there was million worth of natural gas plant construc- tion in progress. Of this, about million worth will be com- pleted by the end of the year. NEW GAS PLANTS The bureau also estimated that during 1971 .gas plants valued at million will be constructed In addition, the bureau says another ?200 million worth of pipelines will be needed to han- dle gas being processed under existing permits and expanded export permits granted last week by the national energy board. An indication of how pressing i Hie need is lor more gas in the IU.S. can be taken from figures [released by Consolidated Pipe Co., the only unsuccess- tful applicant out of five which asked the Alberta Oil and Gas Conservation Board earlier this year for export permits. The firm already has paid Canadian producers -million in cash advances for natural gas discovered and placed under contract to Consolidated, says Herbert M. Sampson, Con- solidated president and a vice- president of its parent- com- pany, Northern Natural Gas Co. of Omaha, Neb. Another million ill ad- vances will be paid by the raid of next year. Mr. Sampson says that Con- solidated has placed more than million in orders with Ca- nadian manufacturers, vendors and contractors subject to re- ceiving export approval. Consolidated has had two large turbines constructed in Sherbrooke, Quo., and is wait- ing to take delivery. It also has a pipeline proposal which would employ construction workers a year, said Mr. Samp- son. Mr. Sampson says his firm will apply again in two weeks for permission to export 2.5 trillion cubic feet of natural I gas to the United States. NOV. 1 TARGET DATE Mean while, TransCanada Pipelines Co. Ltd., which re- LOS ANGELES (AP) the second largest of Dragged From Court Charles Manson lunged across the coimsel table at the judge in the Sharon Tate murder trail Monday, shouting: "Someone should cut your head off." He as pounced on by a bail- wrestled to the floor dragged from court. The outburst came after Man- son and three women co-defend- ants were led into court Lawyers said the judge was giving the defendants another chance to behave following their ejection twice last week for singing and shouting in court. The defendants sat quietly [or a few seconds, then Manson shouted insults at the judge and flung himself across th.e table in the direction of Superior Court Judge Charles H. Older. Before his jump, Manson said: "Are you going to xise this courtroom to kill The judge told him. to be si- lent. Manson then said: "The minute you use tin's courtroom to kill me, you know what I'm going to do to you." the four export permits grant- ed, is preparing to move the first of its extra gas by Nov. 1. James W. Kerr, chief execu- tive of TransCanada, said the company has spent million expanded fljion 159 miles of o prepare for export permit. The company had applied for i 25-year permit to export 2.3 rillion cubic feet but was grant- ed a 20-year permit to move 1.8 Tillion. The largest of the icrmits went to Westcoast Transmission Co. which will be permitted to export 3.3 trillion don't miss these features in Weekend Magazine Derek Sanderson On: Liquor, Hockey The Boston centre with the, swinging reputation answers his critics. Derek Sanderson has definite ideas about lifestyle and brand of hockey. An'd definite .feelings about his parents, Bobby Orr and the foui- categories of women. Much of what he says and feels may surprise yon. Read the controversial hockey star's exclusive article this Saturday in Weekend Magazine. Keep Canada Canadian Buy a piece of land before the Yanks get it all. The Great Canadian Land Grab is on carried out by Americans who offer huge prices for peaceful, waterfront property. That's why James Quig was thwarted when he tried to buy a piece of beautiful B.C. But hope and land is still available in. the Maritimes. Find out what is happening to, our disappearing vacation properties, in Weekend Magazine this Saturday. cubic feet during the next 18 years. The permits went to Alberta and Southern Gas Co. one trillion cubic feet in 15 years and Canadian Montana Pipe Line Ltd. which was al- lowed a permit for 66 billion cubic feet over 15 years. Value of the four permits has been estimated at bil- lion. Expansion of export permits has created some fears that there will not be sufficient re- serves to meet foreseeable Ca- nadian demands and the pres- sure of exports may increase domestic prices. However, oil and gas experts and other observers say it is too early to judge whether the benefits of the boom will ba severely offset by shortages and higher prices to Cana- dian natural gas consumers. Air Group Zeroes In On Dodgers ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. CP) The fraternal organization for Canadian airmen has zeroed in on United States draft dodgers, hippies and desecra- tors .of the flag. U.S. Draft dodgers and mill. Loaii Granted For Apartments OTAWA (CP) Ken-Ver Apart m e n t s Lid. of Calgary, will receive a loan for construction of twin high rise apartment buildings in Calgary, Central Mortgage and Housing Corp. announced today. The 240 unit project is in- tended for tenants earning be- tween and. a year. Rents will range between and a month. tary deserters, said the Royal Canadian Air Force Associa- tion, at its 20th annual conven- tion, refused admis- sion to Canada. The RCAPA urged the federal governm e n t to amend existing laws to pro- hibit their admission. The association also express- ed its concern for the rising costs of carrying out search- and rescue operations for downed aircraft. Air Marshall Hugh Campbell of Ottawa, former chief of air staff, was made grand presi- succeeding Gordon Mc- Gregor, former president of Air Canada. T. A. (AD Goodwin of Monc. ton, N.B., was re-elected presi- dent. Other officers are: vice- president, Fred Way of Cal- gary; directors, E. L. (Sam) Sayle of Ottawa, Warren Hunt of Smiths Falls, Ont., and Stan Woolen of Joan Clifford of Hamilton was elected women's division repre- sentative the association's na- tional executive council. Alberta Traffic Accidents Drop EDMONTON (CP) The number of traffic accidents re- corded in August, 1970, in Al- berta dropped by more than. 500 from the recorded in Aug- ust, 1969, the Alberta Safety Council said today. Traffic deaths dropped to 49 in August compared with 63 in the corresponding p r i o d in 1969. he Cavaliers and Roundheads The Sealed Knot society promotes living history by restaging- England's his- torical battles. Mike Cowlcy, complete with pike and plumed bat, reports in Weekend Magazine on the Battle of Cropredy Bridge. The Cranberry Canadian history tells us the Indians used cranberries to make pennniean. Margo Oliver has some modern uses for the tart red berry including; Cranberry Cookies, Cranberry Kumquat Sauce and Cranberry Crunch. In Saturday's Weekend Magazine, A handful of Cash Is better than a basement or garage full of "DON'T NEEDS" The busy Fall and VVinter buying season is here putting an extra strain on your budget! A FAST-ACTING CLASSIFIED AD WILL RAISE THAT NEEDED EXTRA CASH! JUST CALL 328-4411 The Lethbridge Herald and a courteous, experienced classified girl will help you word your ad to bring fast results. NO ITEM GOES UNNOTICED IN THE CLASSIFY ADS ;