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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta They have mixed views, but. 26, 1973-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-21 Conservatives mum on oil policies By STEWART MacLEOD OTTAWA (CP) Because the Conservatives are in op- position as opposed to government, they have not had to articulate any over-all policy surrounding the current oil as one of their MPs said "It's perhaps just as well Within tne 107-member Con- servative caucus there are ap- parently the same sharp differences as in the country generally Party members have mixed views on govern- ment action in imposing a 40 tent-a-barrel export tariff on oil It s just Jacky that we didn t have a convention like the Liberals did last week said a senior party member God knows what would have emerged in the way of policy Alberta Conservatives, just like Alberta Liberals at the party s recent convention, were highly critical of the tariff and the resulting two- pnce system And while western members feel strong- Iv that Albprta should get the revenue, as the producing province many others feel there should be national benefits With sharply differing views in caucus Party Leader Robert Stanfield confined his initial remarks to cnticumg the governmnt for allegedly failing to consult sufficiently with the Alberta government in advance After another caucus he added that the revenue from the tariff should all be return- ed to the province producing the oil At the caucus, ne and several others were said to have argued that the party (ouldn t contend that offshore oil revenues should go to the provinces while not contending that this tariff revenue not go back to the country of original In fact, he told reporters the present western case is even strongei than the long-held Atlantic claim that the provinces should get the full financial benefits from oil discovered oil their shores But there is still party dis- agreement over the two-price system itself At least I think there is" said one member as he emerg- ed from caucus "I couldn t undetstand some of the arguments While the Wednesday caucus was being watched mainly for the Conservative decision on whether the House should be allowed to recess by this weekend, most of the dis- cussion was devoted to the oil question spprtcooT sport coals A once-m-a-season chance to nip in and save a quick 51 A handsome jacket the tweeds to the saxonies, from the checks to the goes on sale for the next 4 days Reg. slacks For the next 4 days, 00 comes off the already very nice price of our pants Hopsacks and flannels in many of the most current patterns (checks, herrings, plaids) or plain Put a pair with one of our sport coats and the look couldn't be better (Nor could the savings Reg. These ifems are regular, fall merchandise After 4 days they will return to their regular prices TIP TOP DYLEX Centre Village Mall Telephone 328-8255 Stepping stones A wooden sculpture of a young woman, Stepping Stones appear to have stopped Arnold Mikelson in his tracks at the British Columbia Arts and Crafts Fair in North Vancouver U.K. commuters warned: Beware By HUGH A. MULLIGAN LONDON (AP) On railway station blackboards usually devoted to an- nouncements of late tram cancellations sudden strikes and track repairs, British commuters have grown ac- customed to seeing a more dire message POLICE WARNING Letter and Parcel Bombs Please take care opening your mail If m doubt contact police Do not touch anything that looks suspicious On mornings after a big bomb like the one that went off Thursday at an army barracks in Chelsea the warn- ing is blared from loudspeaker trucks parked outside the mam railway stations and icpeated every half hour on tadio and television Since the start Aug 18 of the cuirent spate of bombings people whose job it is to sort the mail and look alter pack- ages have become under- standably cautious and jumpy, which the police regard as a good sign their campaign to alert the public is taking hold There have been more than 50 bombing incidents many in- volving letter bombs Bv the second mail delivery Thursday afternoon more than 150 office workers had dialled 999 to advise Scotland Yard of suspicious looking envelopes usually about the size of a paperback book but sometimes more like a box of chocolates with a Pans or Dublin postmark John King dislikes stuffy image WINNIPEG (CP) John E King of Toronto doesn t like the stuffy big business image often associated with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce He says the business com- munity in Canada is con stantly evolving and becom- ing more socially responsible as younger executives with enlightened social attitudes take over Mi King incoming presi- dent of the national chamber, intends to emphasise during his term that business is con cerned with more than just profits WILL TOUR FACULTIES KUWAIT (Reuter) A fiveman group planning a Kuwait University medical faculty left here Wednesday for a tour of medical faculties in Canada and the United States They were led by Dr Abdcl Mohsen al-Ab- dean-designate of the Kuwait faculty which is due to start with an intake of 30 students m the 1976-77 dcddemic year No new bombs were found But all day the police Land Rovers each manned by an army bomb disposal expert and a detective inspector, went blaring across the city London is learning to live with the new menace by mail facing the situation with cus- tomary British calm and un- flappability The outrage is there like violence after a Saturday soccer match or a disastrous train wreck But it is nothing to lose one's coo! over Shoppers in droves still inch their way along Oxford Street, even if they tend to tarry less over the bargain tables and avoid the upstairs in the big stores for fear of being trapped in an elevator But it isn t like Belfast, where you enter a shop through an army checkpoint behind sandbags and barbed wire and submit to a search The Bank of England and the stock exchange had bomb blasts recently But the only panic observable among the men with the bowler hats hurrying through the narrow lanes of the financial district is over the state of the pound and the dollar Covent Garden opened its fall opera season this week re- quiring all patrons to deposit their briefcases and packages in the cloakroom The massive former guardsman who defends the portals had to listen to many a jibe against the 'idiocy of anyone thinking an IRA man would sit through four hours of Tannhauser with a bomb in his lap A sense of humor buttresses ie_stiff upper lip bombs After a bomb wrecked a snack bar at Euston Station last week a newspaper car toonist showed battered but unbowed John Bull emerging from the rubble over the cap- tion Saved by a rack of British Rail sandwiches HOOVER TRADE-IN SALE Your old Hoover washer spin dryer is worth a substantial amount in trade on a new Hoover Rmsornatic TRADE NOW Made in Canada Compact Portable Efficient FAIRFIELD'S Television and Appliance Sales 1242 3rd Ave. S. 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