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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Heath locus of attack BLACKPOOL, England (AP) The Conservative party is assembling for its annual con- vention with Prime Minister Edward Healh the focus of po- litical attack. But tlic 56-year-old bachelor's leadership seems safe despite embittered righl-and left-wing charges tliat his government lias failed to live up to its Con- servative faith. The critics range from Enoch Powell on the far right to younger Conservatives who ad- vance a leftist case. They have been publicly as- sailing Heath for what they see as his failure to check rampant inflation, non-white immigra- tion, a decline in law and order and his resolve to lead the country into the European Common Market. These developments face Heath as party workers headed toward tlus north western coastal resort for the tair-day discussion of policies. HEATH CONFIDENT Healh and his fellow minis ters arrived here confident they can justify the performance o their government since i ousted Laborite Harold Wilso: in 1870. They inlend to go further b announcing major new policies These will range from mor effective protectio to curbs on food, housing an land prices plus a promise more and better schools an anti-pollution measures. At the centre of Heath's pn occupation is Britain's slatec entry into the Common Marke Jan. 1. The nation's salvation, he h. long held, depends on ident ing itself with a new power ase which, he says, only West uropc can provide. There has been a swing mong Conservative voters gainst membership with most vorlng a national ballot on le issue, polls show. Powell will lead Ihc anli-Mar- eteers' attack on British en- s'. IANY CONDUCTS The two men differ on most hings-lhe management of the conomy, defence policy, the lominon Market and the iinmi- EDWARD HEATH seems safe ation of non-wliitcs, particu- rly of Uganda's expelled Brit- i Asians. On immigration, Powell ants all non-whites barred om entering Britain and has trecast racial clashes. Healh, however, says this is ure prejudice, and accuses his ritic of stirring up racism. But Heath's critics go far be- ond Powell. Many are unhappy with the overnment's handling of the rish situation and fear civil 'ar there is approaching. Others have been assailing Jeath's economic policies ar- uing they are beginning more nd more to resemble those of Vilson's Socialist government. But in the end, faced with the llernative of seeing power slip nto the hands of Wilson's left- earning Socialists, no Con- servative would willingly act to undermine the prospects of leath's government. Revives coinage DAKAR, Senegal (AP) President Sekou Toure of uinea has announced that tlie sily and the cauri are being launched as the national money. Toure said here in a broadcast that the sily and cauris make up one in West Africa long before the colonial period. The new currency will replace the Guinea franc. POPULATION UP Australia's population at the end of 1971 was about more than at the end of 1970. Women's Low-Pnced Service Shoe a budget priced shoe lhat's just right for nurses, waitresses or any working woman. 3 eye tie Moccasin 1oe oxford has imitation crepe sole and heel and is made of crinkle vinyl. White only. 6-10. PAIR 3 .44 Women's Laced Pump Made of Crinkle patent with black tic, nickle eyelets anrf skin fit lining. Black PAIR 9 ,86 Women's Dress Sandal Slylish looking sondol made of palcnt leather with a smoll heel. Block. PAIR Ladies' Teddy Bear Slipper Soft, cory Orion slipper with foom cushion inside and is machine woih- nblo- Blue or Pink. Full the range. ,97 PAIR r WAITING IN THE WINCS-Cuddles, a while duck now living at ihe Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arls in Washington, frolics with o Ipmb named Rose- mary ond actor Shane Nickerson, 8. The three ore associ- ated with the musical Pippin which is playing at the Centre. Cuddles still is waiting for his chance but so far he's been kept in the wings and out of the 'musical because a -female duck with the equally improbable name of Otto hasn't missed a performance. WcrJn.iday, Oclob.r 11, 1972 THE IITHMIDOI HUMB _ 13 TiSOll escapee SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) A lan police Identified as an cs- apee from Millhaven prison ear Kingston, Ont., is in Santa lara County jail here after his ecaplure by police and FBI gents. Charles W. Boomer, 36, .rrned with a .38-calibre pistol, vas surrounded by officers and landculfed without a struggle s he left his apartment In learby Campbell Monday, po- ice said. Boomer was scheduled to bt arraigned later before U.S. lagistrate Nordln F. Blacker. S'o information was Imme- diately available on possible ex- radition proceedings. In Boomer was serving 37 years for armed rob- bery, parole forfeiture and prison breach. He was origi- nally from Edmonton. Boomer was one of con- victs who escaped from Millha- ven July 10, the largest escape in Canadian penal history. Only one of the escapers, Sreto Dzambas, 25, of Toronto, is still at large. Dzambas was serving a life sentence for non-capital mur- der. Water plant opposition is expected By GLENNIS ZILM OTTAWA (CP) Demands by Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. that the government start shortly on new heavy water plants are expected to be re- sisted by the science ministry. A recent science ministry study terms overly pessimistic AECL recommendations for work lo start on the new plants within 18 months. The study says no new pro- duction facilities are needed un- Ul the 1990s for heavy water, useil in producing nuclear-gen- erated power. That would mean deferring a decision on more production capacity for two years or more. The study has not yet been made public. Science ministry sources say the need now is more con- sultation with AECL, a Crown corporation, and the depart- ment of energy, mines and re- sources. H is known that tiie study also recommends any new heavy water production plan- ning be based on a new manu. acturmg process. In [his respect, the science ministry study is in step with last week's AECL announce- ment of an agreement with Polymer Corp. Ltd. to work on two such new methods. TO TAKE LEAD Polymer, another Crown agency, is to take the lead in development work and build and operate experimental facil- ities at Sarnia. "Expenditures in the order of SI million to million a year are expected if the processes being developed continue to ap- pear AECL said last week. As well, the science ministry study recommends a decision be made now on construction of a new, large-scale nuclear pilot plant that uses heavy water only as a moderator and not as at the Sarnia plant have poten- tial advantages of lower capital costs, lower energy con- sumption, smaller equipment, [ess corrosion and no need to use hydrogen sulphide, an AECL news release said. WATER SCARCE AECL has 11 Candu reactors either operating, under con- struction or committed by 1979, but these have been plagued by shortages of heavy water, J. Lome Gray, AECL presi- dent, told a Commons com- mittee earlier this year that an j extra S30 million has Ijeen paid j since 1968 to run plants despite shortages. More than tons have been bought from foreign sources including the U.S., the Soviet Union and Britain. Costs ran about a pound or about 512 higher than prices expected if Canadian plants had been operating as sched- uled. U.S. prices recently rose to a pound. Canada's shortages were compounded by failure of a heavy water plant at Glace Bay, N.S., to go into production as scheduled in The plant, originally built by Deuterium of Canada, Ltd., a private firm, was taken over by the provin- cial government and now is leased to AECL. It now is expected to be oper- ating by 1975. BELOW CAPACITY There also have been produc- tion problems at the Canadian General Electric plant at Port Haukesbury, N.S., now oper- aling at 60 per cent capacity. An AECL plant near Kincar- dine, Ont., is expected to be op- eraling late tins labor disputes with Ontario Hydro arc ssys an AECL source. L. R. Haywood, vice-presi- dent of AECL, said in July that new heavy water plants still will be required by 1985. a coolant, too. i Half the power needs will be Canada has developed its own supplied by nuclear plants nuclear power reactor, the 10 years, he said. And it Canadian rleute- u.sc.s nat- ural uranium as fuel and heavy water to slow the speed of neutrons released during fis- sion of uranium atoms. This allows uranium neutrons lo maintain a self-perpetuating chain reaction, producing con- NOT EVERYONE Subscribes to The Lcthbtidge Herald And THE LETHBR1DGE HERALD'S CHINOOK (Guaranteed Largest Rural Circulation in Southern Alberta) But then not everyone conies in out of the rain, either! Subscribe to The Lefhbridge Herald Today! The Chinook is part of The Lethbridge Herald, published every two weeks! The Lethbridge Herald Subscription Ratesi also is a growing market over- seas for nuclear reactors, wliich Cnnada can supply if it also can guarantee supplies of i heavy water, he said. Rwctoi'S have been sold to 1 India and Pakistan. AECL is' bidding to supply a Candu reac- j tor to Argentina and later this linuous heat to operate steam i month it will submit a proposal turbines and thus produce elec- (o Taiwan, tricily. AECI, is holding talks with ALSO A COOLANT Quebec Hydro on the possibility As well, in most Canadian re- j of a cOO.OOO-kilowatl plant near Open Daily 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magraflr Drive actors, the heavy water is used (o absorb heat from the fission 1 and help convert ordinary wa- ter to steam. Heavy water occurs nahi- rally, but only in ,1 ratio nf about one pavl !o V.WO parls in a glass of ordinary water. It looks and even tastes jusl the same as ordinary water lint it weighs about 10 per cent 1 more and is about 33 limes as efficient a moderator for nu- clear fission. He.ivy water mm is scp.i- the prcsenl Gcntilly nuclear power sta'lon ant! a decision is oxjicctcd in a month or t wo. sources say. 'Boostet Blitz' RIVER The High River Minor Hockey Association will hold its annual Booster Blitz Tuesday. Oct. 17. Piaycrs from Ihc various Ic.lms miller llu- local orfiani- rated from ordinary with valion will make a thc aid o[ hydrogen stilphiilc, i iloor campaign selling season AI'.CL sources say. tickets for ail league and ex- Two new processes planned I hibiliou games played lliis year. 3-MONTH SUBSCRIPTION 6-MONTH SUBSCRIPTION 12-MONTH SUBSCRIPTION 16.00 (MAILED WITHIN 300 MILE RADIUS) lethbridge Herald CUP AND MAIL Subscription to The Lefhbridge Herald. Enclosed is my NAME or 504 7tli Street South P.O. Box ;