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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta A news analysis Army restores sense of pride in Egypt Syncrude readies project EDMONTON (CP) Syncrude Canada Ltd is mov- ing into the detailed engineer- ing and construction phase of its WOO-milhon Athabasca oil sands project even though the federal government has yet to offer the special incentives company officials claim are Monday, October IS, 1973 THE LETHBRIOQE HERALD 3 needed to make the extraction plant viable Syncrude, which is seeking exemption from export con- trols and taxes and an income- tax break, announced that Atco Ltd of Calgary has been awarded an contract for construction of a mining equipment warehouse and a 500-man construction camp to be located on Svncrude's oil sands lease 25 miles north of Fort McMurray The camp is to be in place before the end of the year Syncrude, in a prepared sidiement, said it will be in- volved in site preparation and muskeg drainage between now and next spring Cana- dian Bechtel Ltd Syncrude's managing contractor, then will begin hiring the es- timated 500 construction workers who will be needed for foundation work in 1974 ByC C MINICLIER CAIRO (AP) In eight days of fighting, the Egyptian army restored a sense of national pride and purpose to Egypt Egyptian soldiers at the front, doctors treating wounded, telephone linemen repairing bomb damage and housewives waiting in line for good have a new sense of self-respect and assurance, reflected in their bearing and conversation Foreign correspondents taken across the Suez canal to the front, or to a farming community hospital to visit civilians in- jured in Israeli air attack were permitted to question everyone At the front, and at the hospital, foreigners were impressed with the calm efficiency of soldiers, doctors and nurses Everything was functioning, there was no panic, although incoming Israeli rockets and artillery sometimes made conversation impossible and kept visitors jumping into shelters By crossing to the east bank of the canal and beyond the Israeli Bar-Lev defence line, the Egyptian army showed it had the weapons, planning, logistical support and above all the courage, which many had come to question in the years since the six- day war of 1967 HAS WON SUPPORT President Anwar Sadat, once the object of criticism for permitting a war economy with no war, has won the support of the, people Editorials praised his decision to cross the canal after efforts to find a peaceful solution failed The war plunged this city of six the population of darkness, with civil defence units stopping vehicles which show bright lights A total blackout is in force in many areas of the city The nightclubs are closed, the belly dancers are resting, but the hard-currency gambling casinos in the international hotels continue to spin The tourism ministry and French and United States governments are arranging to send many of the stranded tour- ists out of the war zone But no embassy has given any indication of evacuating its own residents Food supplies are adequate Shortages in the first three days, when crowds besieged food stores and markets, have been alleviated The basics are there although new taxes are being imposed on luxury items, and rationing, in force here since the Second World War has been sharpened Many Egyptians are buying locally- produced products instead of imported higher prices foreign foodstuffs, clothing and appliances for the first time The air and sea ports remain closed and imported items are in short supply WINTER TIRES WINTER TIRES YOU CAN TRUST AT PRICES YOU CAN AFFORD! WEATHERGARD .1 ATLAS WEATHERGARD 111 A 4 ply nylon tire that s ideal for almost every kind of car from import-compact to full-size station wagon1 Deep self-cleaning tread Tough 4-ply construction for high mileage drivers 6" or blackwall design Indian MP defends decision CALGARY (CP) Canada's only Indian member of parliament says the supreme court decision depriving Indian women who marry non-Indians of their status as Indians was the only decision possible Maybe Indians are the original male Len Marchand, member for Kamloops-Canboo told a University of Calgary audience "But a definition based on equal treatment of men and women could swamp the reserves and end the com- munity which is the core of In dian identity He said although he agreed the court decision 'clearly does discriminate against In- dian women" all the country's Indian organizations sup- ported it "Fundamentally it's a bad decision Practically it's the only decision possible Indian bands otten are concerned about their land and what could happen if non- Indian men married to Indian women were allowed to own it he said The legislation should be GENERAL FARM Presents The Weather SUNRISE TUESDAY 7.54 SUNSET 7-39 Lethbridge Pmcher Creek Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Frame Banff Calgary Victoria Penticton Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon Regina Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa Montreal St John's Halifax Charlottetown Fredencton Chicago New York Miami Los Angeles Las> Vegas Phoenix Rome Pans London Berlin Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm H 55 72 54 49 49 47 53 58 60 47 58 53 54 57 59 63 58 61 54 60 59 64 76 73 81 91 89 100 74 57 52 50 59 27 48 L Pre 30 27 27 19 22 21 21 39 35 25 34 37 22 19 33 43 40 46 49 26 48 06 47 05 43 55 55 76 03 56 5b 66 57 54 48 28 45 18 37 FORECAST Lethbridge A few cloudy periods. Highs near 65. Lows near 30. Tuesday Sun- ny Highs near 70. Winds W25 in the afternoon Medicine Hat Today Sunny Highs near 60 Lows near 35 Tuesday Sunny Highs near 70 Winds S15 Calgary Today Sunny Highs 55-60 Lows" near 30 Tuesday Sunny Highs 60-65 Columbia, Kootenay region Today and Tuesday Mostly sunny Highs both days 50 to 55 in the Columbia and 55 to 60 in Kootenays Overnight lows 25 to 30 except 30 to 35 in the Kootenays MONTANA East of Continental Divide Partly cloudy and con- tinued mild today with widely scattered showers over southern mountains Mostly sunny and a little warmer Tuesday Highs today 60s Lows tonight 35 to 45 Highs Tuesday 65 to 75 West of Continental Divide Warmer days with little cloudiness today and Tuesday Daytime highs 60 to 70 Lows tonight 30s changed to permit Indian women married to non- Indians to return to the reserve if they became divorced or widowed Mr Marchand said the en- tire Indian Act is dis- criminatory by definition because it sets Indians apart from the rest of society and treats them differently Uncle Ben placed on unfair list CALGARY (CP) Products of Uncle Ben's Tartan Brewery in Red Deer have been placed on the "un- fair list" by the Calgary Labor Council Member unions of the coun- cil were requested to boycott all products of the Alberta brewery including soft drinks and beer because they are made by non-union labor But Uncle Ben's products from Saskatchewan and Manitoba were not included on the boycott list because they were made by union workers IFREE TIRE srot AGE BAGS A( K.W.AH H 1 1 fc 6 00 95 5 60 95 6 00 95 6 5C 95 7 00 95 6 95 95 F78 95 G78 14 95 5 60 95 6 85 95 H78 95 4-ply polyester construction makes this our best bias snow tire Deeper wider 6 5" tread for better trac'ion and stability Polyester t.ord for softer nde less flat-s. ottmg Good mileage for city and highway H ivmg Choice of white or blackwall design f FREE TIRE STORAGE BAGS S19 95 22 95 25 95 29 95 W H I A I 95 H 21 95 22 95 i 25 95 28 95 i 32 95 ATLAS WEATHERGARD BELTED Need radial snows? Ask about our new Atlas Weather gard MK.V radial.. .our best mud performer. Exua wide 7 0 tread with tough c I KCtng belts give superior tic. on handling and stability Long lasting high mileage performance Excellent road hazard protection An all purpose city and high speed highway tire Single whilewall or blackwall design FREE TIRE STORAGE BAGS A78 E78 F78 G78 H78 F78 H78 L78 n r I- HIT' v I 95 95 S27 95 30 95 95 95 33 95 I 40 Each Alias tire cunes iho Impfr al Oil GLJJ Use your Esso or Chargex credit card u Es R i I' MOORE'S ESSO SERVICE Lethbridge, Alta. SPOTLIGHT ESSO SERVICE Lethbridge, Alta. SKYLINE SERVICE Lethbridge, Alta. SUNNY ESSO SERVICE Lethbridge, Alta. DISCOVER LONG JOHN'S SILVER.- AND GOLD. WIN BOTH! A GOLD MONTEGO WAGON AND A SILVER MUSTANGO! CEMENT MIXERS Doea the complete job faat and economically. Mlxee, tranaporta and KEN THOMPSON or STAN NEVE at... GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Couttt Highway-Box 1202 Phone 328-1141 Offer ends NovemberS Fort Macleod IM in progress All remaining highways art in good driving condition Highway I reported bare and dry Widening of one mile sec lion of Highway No 3 east of PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing Times Carway am to 10 pm Chief Mountain closed, Coutts 24 hours, Del BoniU 9am to 6 p m Kmgsgate 24 hours, Porthill-Rykerts 8 a m to midnight, Wild Horse Sam to 5 p m Rooseville Sam to midnight Logan Pass open In cig i e a treasure like this' Two great >.ars as o 'irst prize That s right1 One perc'i wi'l win bo'i a 1974 Mercury Montego MX Villager Station Wagon and a u Ford Mustang II Ghia1 Wi'h every you deposit in a savings accoo f at Canada Trust between Octooer 9th and November 5th vou get an oppcr'i nty 'o wm For example deposit and you ge; ten opportunities Our present customers can also partic pate by making new deposits ReTomber too thot your money will probably be eon ing more than it is n So come on over1 Canada Trust is one of the nation s eldest institutions even before Batons and Canadian Pacific Yet you II find were well ahead with r oderr serv ces There s cur A '--an Serv i_e for ms'ance To get a loan you us and v.e make ell the c-rrargemenls by phone It poy; fc cce a ngs account rh Canadc- Trjst You could discover you ve ucn LCI g Jch s v ver Mus'ang ana Gold Montego Wagon1 This offer or a 'he conies' ere availab'e only ot the following Ccnada Trust branches vEach ontestait srnl 'b> nr'i' ed 'c no more than one hundred opporunities to win Canada Trust Lcfhbridgc: Vd ,n 7tl> Si S I'dmonlon: lOOih Si .n IOIA Calgan- Sih S Red Deer: 4928 Ross Si Medicine Hal. 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