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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, September 20, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Pipeline battle shaping up Man's best friend also man's biggest pest By HOWARD COLLINS OTTAWA (CP) A struggle is shaping up between two competing groups for the right to build a natural gas pipeline from the Mackenzie Delta. Canadian Arctic Gas Pipeline Ltd. (CAGP) applied last year for permission to build a line linking gas fields in both the Delta and Alaska with southern markets. Earlier this week, one of the original companies in the CAGP consortium of 27 com- panies announced it was withdrawing and will seek permission to build its own line. Foothills Pipelines Ltd., a subsidiary of Alberta Gas Trunk Lines Ltd., said it will apply for authorization to build an "all-Canadian maple leaf without an im- mediate connection with the Alaskan fields. But in a submission to the 'National Energy Board summarizing its proposal, Foothills indicated it has not completely turned its back on the energy-hungry U.S. market. Under its proposal, any gas surplus to Canadian needs be- tween 1980 and 1985 could be sold on the U.S. market, the funds being used to help pay the billion cost of its mile pipeline. Another bil- lion will be needed to expand pipeline facilities in southern Canada. The company also said it's line could be expanded at any lime to ship Alaskan gas through Canada to the United States market if the Americans were interested and the deal was economically attractive to Foothills. Foothills said it decided to pull out of CAGP because northern gas will be needed to supply the Canadian market by 1979-80 and it did not believe the consortium could meet that deadline. Main problem, the company said, is that the CAGP wiU need approval from regulatory agencies in both Canada and the U.S. The maple leaf line will only need Canadian approval. However, CAGP says it still believes only its billion pipeline moving both Cana- dian and U.S. gas provides the economics of scale to make the project feasible. Sufficient reserves of natural gas have not yet been found in the Delta to justify an all-Canadian pipeline, says a spokesman for CAGP. About 30 trillion cubic feet is needed for the 48-inch diameter pipeline proposed by CAGP and 15 to 20 trillion for the Foothills 42-inch line, he said. So far only seven trillion cubic feet had been dis- covered. Choice of which pipeline proposal gets the green light will first be made by the National Energy Board, but ultimately the decision rests with the federal government since it must ratify board decisions. Meanwhile, battle lines ap- pear to be forming up at the provincial level. BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Man's best friend is fast becoming man's biggest pest because dog owners are letting their pets spread dis- ease, pollute the environment and injure millions each year, a veterinary researcher warns. "Dogs are posing a threat to neighbors and general com- munity says Dr. Bruce Max Feldmann, direc- tor of the pet clinic at the University of California here. Keldmann said in an inter- view Wednesday that the problem results from the fact that an increasing number of the 40 million dogs in the United States are becoming "free-roaming dogs whose owners let them run wild or no longer want them. He said many dog owners refuse to keep their pets con- fined, apparently from a mis- guided sense of kindness. "Some people are so alienated that they identify with their dogs and want to give them the kind ol freedom they'd like to have but he said. "More than 40 diseases in the United States can be tran- smitted from dog to said Feldmann. "And there's been a rise in the number of dog bites. More than one million dog bites are reported annually and at least as many go unreported. And there are increasing reports of a new menace the free roaming clog pack. "Pet fecal littering, also, is unaesthetic and a nuisance as well as a public health hazard." he said. "For ex- ample, the owned dogs in New York City deposit about 150.000 pounds of feces and 90.000 gallons of urine each day on the streets." CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Animals get better checkups humans in By PETER MICHAELSON OTTAWA (CP) Some dogs, cats and monkeys are getting better physical checkups in the laboratories of the federal health protec- tion branch than those available to people in the largest city hospitals. But the sophisticated diag- noses, based on the findings of a complex computer-analysis system, are carried out so sci- entists can learn more about the effects of environmental hazards on human health, says Dr. Harold Grice, head of the toxicology division of the branch's food research laboratories. The laboratory animals, fed BEATON FARM RANCH LTD. New Dayton, Alberta, Canada TOK1PO Fitting Service for Major Functions Exotic Cattle Housing Specialized Exotic Cattle Hauling anywhere in Canada and U.S.A. For further information contact: JERRY H. BEATON- Phone (403) 733-3541 diets laced with varying amounts of toxic substances such as lead or methyl mer- cury, are checked for the chemical body changes that release electrical energy. For obvious reasons, a human patient can't be studied over a period of several years while exposed to varying amounts of potential- ly dangerous substances, said Dr. Grice. Laboratory animals can. COMPLICATED John Truelove, the health department biologist who developed the test program, said the data analysis of chemical changes in the body is based on a series of about 20 complicated mathematical equations. Hospitals can diagnose a patient's health using elec- troanalysis without a com- puter because patients with disorders such as epilepsy or tumors generate distinctive electrical wave patterns that can be identified by eye, said Mr. Truelove. But health department scientists are looking for ex- tremely subtle changes in body chemistry that may become apparent when laboratory animals are fed ap- parently safe amounts of toxic substances. These changes may be the first clues to im- pending poor health. The scientists have already found that these subtle Congratulations Harry, you finished your Grade 12 with B credits! Harry has z tight to be proud' Completing Grade 12 when you're no Jonger a Jud can be a vety smart move. Education is the lirst step towards a happier, rawe secure iutute Through the Provincial Correspondence School any Algerian, at almost any age can complete formal schooling and continue on Jo technical training or university Unlike some available courses ACS programs can be tailored specialty to help you meet the requirements o? AJbwta Business and Industry. ACS courses are based on 5tif Provincial cuwcutom designated as credit courses by the Alberta Department o1 Education Get all the facts, including details of special Adult Upgrading Programs DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION THE DIRECTOR. ALBERTA CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. EDMONTON. ALBERTA PLEASE SEND CORRESPONDENCE COURSES INFORMATION Grade Name Address changes in body chemistry can occur before clinical symptoms such as nausea or staggering are identified. Such findings may require reconsideration of the ar- bitrary safe limits set for metals such as mercury and lead, now set at .5 and .05 parts per million, respec- tively. Mr. Truelove said methyl mercury, the soluble form of mercury, had been shown in the test procedure to affect the brain waves of cats long before the cats succumbed to obvious clinical symptoms. Studies were also under-way to determine the subtle physi- ological effects of various lead levels on Cynamologus monkeys and the effects of amphetamines on dogs. Bridge Ladies Wednesday Afternoon, D.B.C.. Sept. 11 1. Mrs. Gerda Balfour, Mrs Muriel Barrow. 2. Mrs. M J Grant, Mrs Wilia Waters. 3. Mrs. Betty Palmer, Mrs Jean Whimster. Hamilton Wednesday Evening, D.B.C., Sept. 11 N S. 1 Edytha Anderson, George Santa: 2, Mike Gnsak. Betty Palmer; 3. Bob Marshall, Charlie Su'deikat E.W. 1 and 2 tied Ross Miron. Jim Anderson with J P. Lodermeier, M. F Angyal: 3 D E. Michaelis. Bill Zumstein Thursday Night, D.B.C., Sept. 12 Playing for the Mr and Mrs Norman Nelson trophy for Mixed Pairs annual competition. 1 Mary Rose Mrazek. Lloyd New- ton; 2 Edytha Anderson, George San- ta: 3 Dr and Mrs W. C Broadfoot Friday Night, D.B.C., Sept. 13 N S 1 C W Chichester, E C. Good- man. 2 B. C. Evans. W D. Daniel. 3. J. C. Anderson. Bill Dodd. E.W. l. Myrna McDonnell. Betty Palmer: 2 Munel Barrow. Mrs. W. C. Broadfoot: 3 and 4 tied Mr. and Mrs Byron Nilsson with Norman Nelson. Margaret Smith Visitors at the clubs this week included. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Nelson. Calgary: Dr. and Mrs. J M Hitch. Malta. Montana. Mr. Peter Nadany. England ADOPTS MILE RATE MONTREAL (CP) Avis Transport of Canada Ltd. said Friday it has dropped its un- limited-mileage policy for car rentals and will begin charg- ing extra money after a customer has driven 100 miles. Its average customer drives less than 100 miles and will not be affected by the change, but the average mileage its cars register is in- creasing and "by increasing the cost to the high-mileage user, we can recuperate the decreased resale value of our cars and the growing maintenance said executive vice-president Peter Thomas. SALES CAREER STEEL We are rapidly growing steel service center that requires a sales person to cover the local Lethbridge and Provincial area. Applicants must have sales experience and a knowledge of the steel industry. Apply in writing including a personal resume to: Gerald W. Varzari, VARSTEEL LTD., P.O. Box 434, Lethbridge, Alberta. HOMEMAKERS NEEDED Persons interested in taking an intensive 50- hour training program in human relations skills and homemaking skills with a view to being eventually hired as Homemakers are asked to contact the Centre for Personal and Community Development before October 1st, 1974, for further information. Phone 327-5724 LOBLAWS requires permanent, full-time Journeymen MEAT CUTTERS SE95 Rate D per Hour All Company Benefits, Dental Plan, etc. Apply: L-M ART-COLLEGE MALL ASSISTANT ASSESSOR required for the new town of Fort McMurray DUTIES: To assist determining the value of property for taxation purposes. QUALIFICATIONS: 2 years assessment experience desired enrolment m assessment principal course University of Alberta or equivalent. SALARY: Commensurate with experience. All applicatiom will be treated in confidence and should be tent before Oct. to: MR. N. C. CRAWFORD Town Manager Fort McMurray, Alberta IF YOU ARE GOING NOWHERE IN YOUR PRESENT JOB You snoild iRvtstifite our Training Proirm for REAL ESTATE SALES BLOCK BROS, has consistently led the Industry in Real Estate Education. Our program includes: Block Bros, exclusive Practical Training Course for newly licensed salespeople. An introduction to the basic requirements in becoming a successful Real Estate Salesperson. The Xerox Professional Selling Skills Program. A total immersion teaming program. Develops professional selling skills. Employs sophisticated audio-lingual techniques. Taught only in small group sessions by fully qualified instructors. Block Bros. Professional Marketing Program. A daily program of intensive activity to acquaint the salesperson with up-to- date marketing principles and practice. Fora Personal interview, call: BLOCK RTpBROS. TIM GRISAK 328-2266 BLOCK BROS. REALTY LTD. 328-2356 NATIONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICE BLOCK I BROS. Help Wanted Argon Welders Sheet Metal Journeymen Sheet Metal Helpers Construction Laborers Apply CHARLTON HILL LIMITED 1262-2nd Ave.S. Phone 328-3388 PARTS MANAGER A large Alberta distributor of construction machinery requires the services of an experienc- ed Parts Manager. This important position offers excellent working conditions and opportunity for advancement to the right person. Reply in strictest confidence giving complete per- sonal resume and salary requirements to: BOX 17 HERALD WANTED SECRETARY-RECEPTIONIST Qualifications: Ability to perform at effective levels all the skills required for this position; specifically: typing skills; use of dictaphone: filing skills; cata- loguing skills; and human relations skills. Attractive salary and pleasant work environment For further information contact: The Executive Director Centre for Personal Community Development 1120-7th Avenue South 327-5724 Applications will be received up to noon. Septem- ber 24. 1974. SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS The Crowsnest Pass School Division No. 63 invites applications from interested persons for the position of Superintendent of Schools with duties to commence as soon as possible. Division employs 86 teachers in 5 schools with an enrolment of a) A permanent Alberta Professional teaching certificate. b) Five years of teaching experience in Alberta or in a school system of equivalent standard. A degree from the University of Alberta or from a university of equivalent standard. Have pursued one year's graduate study in a field acceptable to the Minister either at a university in Alberta or at a university of equivalent standard. Executive Officer of the Board. indicate salary expected in application. Closing to be in the divisional office by Tuesday, October 15th, 1974. Applicants should apply in writing including a complete resume of training and experience. Applications should be sent to: Chairman, Selection Committee, Crowsnest Pass School Division No. 63, P.O. Box 568, Blairmore, Alberta (envelope marked Do you possess the necessary mannerisms and ability to become a successful executive? THEN... We want YOUR We NEED your Let's grow TOGETHER. We ask the following of you: 1. Compatibility with people 2. Willingness to relocate 3. Minimum Grade 12 education 4. Front line determination We offer pride In your accomplishments GOOD POSITIONS GOOD BENEFITS GOOD REMUNERATION But rnosl imootlani o1 all A CHANCE FOR A SECURE AND SUCCESSFUL FUTURE Recent graduates preferred. COME SEE WHERE ITS AT APPLY: S. S. KRESGE CO. 4th AVE. S. LETHBRIDGE ;