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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE LHHBRIDGE HERAVD Tucldoy, September 12, 1971 AU BABIES ARE CUTE But in some coses it's belter not to know what they grow up TO be, in this case wolves. According to ihs official Sofvoto agency, these cubs were caught by Ihe "Wolf Hunting Brigade of the Moscow Slate Hunting Inspection" near the Soviet capital.______________________________ Oddities in the Neivs LA JOLLA, Calif. (AP) A crowd of rooted for the last finisher in the 42nd annual one-mile rough-water ocean swim. He was Lionel Pedley, who finished in 213th place, 59 minutes and 13 seconds be- hind Ihe winning time of 21 minutes, 53 seconds. "But so a spectator commented. "At liis age he was winner when he stepped into the water." Pedley, a retired civil engi- neer, is BO. Pedley said later it was his second try at the race. He fin- ished fifth in 1861. "But I was younger then, you he said. ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) Maternity ward nurses at St. Joseph's Hospital did a double take when two prospective young fathers showed up to claim one new-born baby. They appeared when Larry Pieper was paged. The Larry Pieper from Au- gusta claimed Ihe baby girl weighing six pounds, five ounces. Five hours later, the Larry F i e p e r from St. Charles claimed another baby girl, this one weighing six pounds, 13 ounces. LEWISTON, Idaho CAP) A Spokane, Wash., couple with a yen to do something a "litlle different" was married on a Snake River sandbar at the gateway to the Hells Can- yon. The bride, Wilmalh S. Lu- her, 44, came up with the idea for Ihe wedding cere- mony, while bridegroom Yard Smith, 44, picked the setting. Following the ceremony aboard an excursion boat, Smith said: "I can't think of a more beautiful place to be married than right here." Magistrate E. B. Ponack was flown to the wedding site by helicopter to perform the ceremony in a chapel-like set- ting of near perpendicular canyon walls. DRYDEN, Ont. CP) Rob- _rt H. Hayot Kingston, Out., a member of Ontario's advisory committee on energy, warned ionday that the province faces i grim energy prospect Sharply accelerated demand coupled with the "sudden and dramatic" concern of environ- mentalists is pulling a squeeze on available energy resources, le told a distdcl meeting of the Ontario Municipal Electric As- sociation. Ontario imports 83 per cent of its energy requirements from Western Canada and else- where. But even such sources are not inexhaustible. "They're not finding gas and oil in Alberta. The rate of discovery no longer matches warned on energy staff WRENTHAM Sclwols in Wrcntham and Raymond re- digenous source of energy, an extent not at all environment. There yesterday for the 1972- managed to become the appreciated the year. productive sector of of pollution and of teaching staff at the the environment will, is the most School remains the "But we are also the materially to Ontario's It consists of: Brian vulnerable to the energy demand for increasingly scarce and principal; Darlel Galz that has lut the TJniled Hay outside 7 and 8; Mrs. Elizabeth Jnless wo move with are ready and willing Mr. Hay added, Grades 5 and 6; Mrs as well as swiftness and the adverse be environmental Jones, Grades 3 am iness Ihe blackouts, Ihe in the generation impacts which Mrs. Esa Jones, Grades 1 nouts and the shortages will energy. However, there cannot be a and logic should be able to 2; and Mrs. Marguerite Pel a. the rate of sumption. "Excluding increase in con- the Mackenzie delta and the Arctic island finds, Canadian gas will last us another 20 years, crude oil wil last just past 1980 and only tht oil sands will extend that to 1995-2000." Mr. Hay, a past president o! the OMEA, said Ontario, with hydro-electricity as its only in SEES ONE BRIGHT SPOT He said Ihe only bright spot in the horizon is successful ex- ploitation of the heavy waler system for nuclear power gen- eration as reflected in the suc- cess uf Ihe Pickering station near Toronto. The greatest increase In energy demand in Ontario has been for electricity The prov ince's present rate of growth for energy as a whole is pel cent but for electricity the rati is 7.1 per cent. However, a conflict has de- veloped between the needs for industrial and economic growtl and the energy requirements to supply them, and the ecolog ists' desire for a "risk-free" en vironment. RENT-A-BOBGAT Available by ihe Day, Week or Month (wjlh or without operator) Back Filling Landscaping Driveway Excavating O Hog Pen Cleaning Corral Cleaning Hauling Phone 328-4765 EQUIPMENT RENTALS 2nd Avenue S. Macdonald calls for collective resources plan EDMONTON (CP) Federal Energy Minister Donald Mac- donald called here for fed- eral-provincial co-operation in establishing long-term resource development policies and strategies. The minister said at the an- nual meeting of the provincial ministers of mines: "Do you not think that we should examine and improve our understandings on the use of our respective policy in- struments and how collective action might substantially im- prove He said resource manage- ment is a responsibility to be shared by industry and govern- ment. "We should recognize this fact, ii Canada as a developing nation comprised of developing provinces hopes to take its place among the industrialized nations of world." The minister said there Is ctill time to ensure that Cana dian mineral and energy sources remain healthy and strong. OUTLINES ACTIVITIES The address was a report ol the actions of his energy, mines and resources department in several fields in the last year It included: that the fed era! government plans to estab- lish a national advisory com milfee on northern pipeline fi nancing statement that the fed government hopes to have In the coming year a policy on radioactive mineral mining and selling "which wil reconcile the need to get th best deal for Canadians wit the need to be competitive o world markets." -A cdl for a joint prograi Romanian, seeks political asylum MUNICH (AP) A membe of the Romanian volleyba team has asked for politic asylum in West Germany, be- coming the first Olympic at lete from an East Europea country to defect during 11 current Games, A spokesman for the feder interior ministry confirmed tl defection, which had been r mored (or several days. The athlete was not iden tied. A number of East Europe tourists previously defect during visits to the Muni Games, coal exploitation that would supported by the federal and ovincial governments and in- ustry. The minister also called for ovincial co-operation with a w federal plan to establish an nergy resource inventory." "This wil consist of a contin- ng program of geological sur- iys, analysis of geologic re- ills from private industry and ivernment programs, and an onomic assessment of the jst of developing and moving ose resources to market. "Only through a national pro- ram of this sort will we have e information essential for e development of realistic nergy policies." lapid transit ystem opens n U.S. area OAKLAND, Calif. 1AP) The first regional rapicVtransit yslem built in the United 5tates in 50 years opened here as transportation experts iround the world watch to see f the sleek, high-speed trains can lure an automobile-oriented iociety to rails. Bay Area Rapid Transit Dis- rict, BART for short, took 15 years to plan, eight years to >uild and billion of tax unds. It will attempt to do what no other major urban transporta- .ion syslem in the world has lone operate without a