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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Thurlday, Oclobcr 7, 1971 THE LEIHBRIDGE HERALD 27 pipeline given green light EDMONTON (CP) A start on the construction of a now pipeline from Ed- monton to Lake Superior to in- crease carrying capacity for crude oil 'has been confirmed by the board of directors oi Jnterprovincial Pipe Line Co. The company said it will build a series of loops on the existing 34-inch line from Ed- monton to Superior, Wis. This construction will mark the commencement of a fourth line which will be built in stages, the company said in a pre- 34 fire deaths in Alberta EDMONTON (CP) Thirty- four persons have teen killed and 84 injured in fires in Al- parcd statement. The first stage, cxpmcd to be completed by the end of to 1.4 million. The project 1972, will increase the capacity of interprovincial's pipe line system by barrels a day must be ap- proved by the National Energy Board before construction can stall. The company said the 48- inch pipeline that will be in- stalled will be the largset ever used on the North American continent. Some details of the plan had been announced earlier but the whole project had been subject to approval by Uie board of di- rectors. Liberals find farm bill yards hard to make OTTAWA (CP) The Liber- als advanced Wednesday in a few yards Ihe Commons TAX PROFITS berta so far this year, _ Fire Commissioner A. E. ted Tueday Bridges. Half the fire deaths were in rural areas. Killed were 17 men, nine women and eight children. -Among the injured, Mr. OSLO, Norway (Renter) r says i The Labor government submit- warfare over the government's prairie grains income stabiliza- tion bill, pulling down three of 1C proposed amendments It was the first movement in the latest seven days of debate on the hill, which has survived 2 series of opposition attacks since it was introduced last April. But the dispute appeared as far as ever from settlement. Otto Lang, minister responsi- ble for the Canadian wheat board, said outside the House he was on the brink of dropping the bill, which contains two major provisions: of the Temporary Wheat Reserves Act and pay- ment to wheat farmers of S100 million in lieu of reserves-act payments due since July 31, 1971. of a fund supported by the government and farmers, from which farm- record ers would draw when the Bridges said, were 50 men, 16 women and 14 children. LUU 1 LJCUll C ..-o-- budget for 1972, without increas- j grains-industry gross ing taxes on alcohol, gasoline, cigarettes or cars. The govern- ment announced a 50-pcr-cent income tax on profits from income Lax on umo shares sold within five years voting Uie _thi-ee opposition par- after acquisition as of last Jan. falls below the average of the preceding five years. The amendments defeated with Liberals out- have linked pay- ments from the fund to the in- dustry production cosls and would have raised the over-all level of payments. Conservative House Leader Gerald Baldwin said he was shocked and amazed at govern- ment accusations of opposition obstruction. The opposition was pursuing its duty to point out flaws in leg- islation. As a way out of the stale- mate, he suggested the govern- ment make both the payments required under the reserves act and the million replace- ment payments. Then the government could reassess the bill, taking account of opposition, industry and farmer criticisms. Meanwhile, Mr. Lang issued statements attacking the opposi- tion for what he called its mind- less filibuster. He said interested parlies and the opposition ran out of con- structive criticism long ago. "We've wasted too much time pandering to the guilt feelings, the political dilemma and the selfishness of the he added. Ramsey hopes churches will unite IONDON (CP) Abhorring' he einhaiked on his 1900 coun-, He still feels thai aid is neces-1 democratic institutions, bloodshed the Archbishop of j try-wide Canadian tour, the j sary to prevent starvation and1 'Ihe archbishop visit To- hurV supports archbishop was criticized when suffering among any group of! ronto Oct. 15-21 and 0 awa Oct. the use rf fore to Rhodesia.: lie suppor ed the use of force, humans but he is more sympa-, 22. In OH-uwa he- will become And heamwars ready to accept nccess ry, to prevent the Ian thetic lo a narrower approach Ihe first Anglican archbishop to narrowerapproach in the 11 c Smith minority-white regime to ensure that church aids not preach m the Roman Catholic a nanuwci of church fluids to aid rcvolu-' from complete control 'ionarics ovc'r As he 'prepares for hi latest i But now the archbishop rca- trip to Canada, the spiritual: sons thai while he was right in leader of the Church of England his original view, circumstaneps is seen by his friends and col- have changed lo the point where leagues as continually turning force would he unacceptable be-1 over in his mind the impact of; cause of Ihe terrible bloodshed; the social upheaval that has af- j Ihat might result. If the Briteh feeted this generation in many I government had moved quickly countries wllen Smitn flrsl Esseniially an intellectual threatened unilateral independ- theologian who questions the encc. Smithmight have been value of r used Ui undermine and destroy and ceremony, j overthrown in a bloodless vic- the 66-year-old archbishop also is known to doubt the perma- nency of faith which might be evoked by the evangelical fer- tory. That, he feels, no longer is Ihc case. The archbishop also had been CVOKCU .......-...........i- vor of Billy Graham and other j criticized for endorsing a World Council of C h u r c h c s policy The archbishop, Dr. Michael; which provided financial aid for Ramsey believes religion is a j revolutionary groups in develop- malter of education, reflection ing countries.______________ and introspection. It is his con- stant hope that the churches training Malll UICIL will gradually unify to uphold; 4l'im Christian belief. WAS CRITICIZED i Six years ago, not long before SCIieillC IapptU HEAR U S. DEFEND THEIR COUNTRY Foreign Minister S. K. Chow, right, fore- ground, of Nationalist China sits with aides and listens as Secretary of State William P. Rogers addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York. They heard Rogers plead strongly with the UN not to oust Nationalist China. __ Birth Contro Stop the Wild Oat population explosion before it stops your crop. Granular Avadex BW, the proven Wild Oat killer tor Fall or Spring application, kills Wild Oats at birth before they can rob your crop of moisture and valuable soil nutrients. Granular Avadex BW works equally well on summer fallow and stubble, and application is now possible through equipment found on most western farms. Apply Avadex BW between October 15 and freeze-up, incorporate it, and relax your worries about next Spring's wild oats. Also available in liquid. Visit your dealer today. Avaoex V Business Spotlight Oil industry changes course Horner ''playiiig EDMONTON (CP; Agri- culture Minister Hugh Homer's entry into ihe debate on Uie I basilica. Drawing the Anglican and Catholic churches together is one of the archbishop's great I goals. He believes some prog- ress has been achieved though a deep division in views still re- mains. But the reference to friction will be avoided in the basilica sermon. The archbishop wants to emphasize the points of affir- mation between the two churches: Uie ecumenical goals and achievements. Lone bandit at Calgary Grains Stabilization Acl only I -i adds to the confusion already jSOUgllt created by the western wing of j the Progressive Conservative} parly. Alberta Liberal leader Boh Russell says. Mr Russell, in a news re-1 lease, said Dr. Horner should! CALGARY (CP) City po- "quit playing politics" with the lice were searching today for a act something about lone bandit who took solving some of the problems i from a branch of the Canadian RED DEER (CP) Armed Of Alberta farmer." i Imperial Bank of Commerce in forces exercises against make- j Dr Corner earlier said the i the souUiwest secUon Wednes- IrtnirtQiinn llmi- hfifnro Purlin- i man fitting the are a "game 01 civu auue, sections or ronoer s description was later says Muriel Duckworth, imme- tne Temporary Wheat Reserves seen with another man who iui LCS exeieisus i.Kinv-- htorner earner saio me me suuunvesi w believe, peace demonstrators at i legislation, now before Parlia- day. Canadian Forces Base Penhold mcm, should be passed but only Police said a i arc a "game of civil two sections abandonment of robber's descrip says Muriel Duckworth, imme- the Temporary Wheat Reserves seen with another i diatc past president of the Ca- Act and payment of a S100 mil- i was driving a car wit uadian Voice of Women. I ]ion transilion payment, to west-1 licence plates. "Tho whole idea of depicting ern agriculture should he i------------------ CALGARY (CP) The oil in- dustry is changing direction, says Arnie Nielsen, president of ilobil Oil Canada Ltd. For a long time, the major problem was finding markets or oil; now it's finding new re- serves to feed the hungry mar- sets. We need large volumes of crude and natural gas in order o supply the increasing demand or said the former chairman of the Canadian Pe- roleum Association board of jovernors. "In Canada, we haven't been 'hiding oil and gas as fast as we :ould, especially in the last sev- eral years. We have plenty or Canadian requirements but we can't afford to go too long without any discoveries because our own fields begin to de- plete." Mr. Nielsen, also a director of the Toronto Dominion Bank, d- :n't believe the potential for oil and gas has been exhausted in Western Canada. "We still have a lot of oppor- tunity in west-central Alberta and northeastern British Colum bia, although from this point it's going to be harder to find. Discussing the North, he said: "That's a wide open country Serious drilling has only taken place in the last two or three years. We've got all kinds o( opportunity up there to fine large reserves." SEES HIGHER PRICES The 46-year-old former geolo- gist says the price of energy is going to increase "as it gets more difficult to deal with the Middle East countries and, as we move into higher uni' costs." Mr. Nielsen, from Standard, Alta., is opposed strict foreign- investment guidelines because he believes they would have serious effect on exploration ac- tivity. Canada and particularly Al berta and Saskatchewan neet foreign investment, he said. Ex penses in the oil exploration field were so great that only companies with broad financia' backing could lake the risks. "Foreign investment ha: given a lot of opportunity to a lot of people in Canada. We're just one company that is basically foreign-owned, b u which is primarily staffed by Canadians who now are in a good position in life due to for- eign investment." Mobil Oil Canada Ltd. is a subsidiary of Mobil Oil Corp. of New York. The federal government's pro- posed tax-reform program, en- vironmental discussions and the market situation for oil were other problems facing the indus- try. "The new proposed federa legislation on tax will hit us to some degree, but not as se- _ the pi'acc movement as the; proclaimed. This would ahV.v I enemy has blown my mind." j tjme for amendments to inade- I Mrs. Duckworth told a public quate sections of the legisla- ing counler-measures slrife at Penhold. to 'erely as it looked Mr. Nielsen said. The industry is mainly wor- ried about a proposal for an earn depletion allowance. Oil companies now are al- owed to deduct up to one-third of their net income annually until nil oil exploration and de- 'elopment expenses are re- covered. The government proposal asks the industry to earn its depletion by spending money on exploration. For every S3 spent j forces has the idea that the the government will'allow oil! "enemy'1 is a young person IN CASE OF DISASTER meeting. tion, he said. TORONTO (CP) Metropoll- About 300 soldiers from Uie j "Dr. Horner's wild attack on tan Toronto's trucking industry Lord Strathcona Horse Regi-1 (jle program to help the j will make 227 trucks available ment in Calgary are practis- j prairie farmer is notlu'ng more j for emergency work in Uie event Some of the soldiers dress as i agitators dubbed the "Freedom Lovers of Alberta." whose ob- ject is to stage demonstrations and riots and to infiltrate pro- hibited areas with "bombs." Mrs. Duckworth said the ex- civil! lhan a smoke screen lo take pressure off the failure of the government lo hold an early legislature session to deal with of a large-scale disaster, Metro executive committee learned re- cently. An agreement signed be- tween the Industrial Cartage problems facing Alberta agri-: Association and Metro's emer culture." Mr. Russell said. I gency services department "If Dr. Homer was really! makes available the trucks, 2C sincere about his concern for trucking supervisors anf 38.40C Alberta fanners he would insist square feet of emergency ware- indicates the armed j on a fall session of the legisla- house space within Metro. "We ture and bring in the crop in- surance program he talked have to remember that emer- g e n c i e s could happen with the government will allow oil' enemy is a young person surance program ne KUMU g e u v. i e a LUU.U companies to deduct from with long hair and carrying a I about so much during the dec-' planes flying overhead all the taxable income. peace sign._________________I tion I he said._____________ What to do with the money you save buying Melchers. Rebroadcast station bid supported RED DEER (CP) CKRD- TV will support an application by CFRN-TV, a CTV network affiliate in Calgary, for a re- broadcast station in Red Deer, H. L.Flock, president and gen- eral manager of CKRD, said yesterday. The rebroadcast station would be located in the studios of CKRD which already broad- casts CBC programs. The application will be heard by (lie Canadian Radio-Televi- sion Commission Oct. 19 in Re- gina. Mcichcrs Black Label Rum. A real rum. A rich, dark ruin. But you don't have to be rich. it and you'll have enough left over lor a expensive kind. Melchers Black Label Rum. A nice, Inexpensive rum. ;