Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Jan 5 1966, Page 12

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - January 5, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Bennington Banner wednesday january 5, 1966cuban people suffer because of red China a Trade pact action by Phil Newsom up foreign news analyst for Fidel Castro the moment that should Nave been one cry Triumph had turned somber indeed. It was the seventh anniversary of his Rise to Power and the eve of the a utri Continental Congress which had been in the planning since 1961 and which was designed to draw latin America into the Circle of the communist supported afro asian Solidarity movement. In the presence of an estimated 500 delegates to the Congress Castro reviewed a 30-Mlnute display of cubans communist supplied military strength and then let the blow fall. Red China had reneged on five year Trade pact cutting by More than half the Rice supplies on which the cuban people depended for their sharply rationed diet. In 1966, red China would Supply Cuba with Only 135,000 tons of Rice As opposed to the 285,000 tons of 1965. For the cuban people it was especially bitter news. Under rationing each cuban has been allowed six pounds of Rice per month or about 60 per cent cry Normal consumption in pre Castro times. Now it would be Cut still further for Castro said the country had no Money with which to seek supplies else where. In the growing bitterness of the chinese soviet feud Castro steadfastly has tried to walk a Middle course. But the struggle for leadership of world communism has Small room for neutrals and whatever the published reasons of the red chinese a better explanation seemed Clear. So Long As Ernesto Che Guevara Castro s one time economic minister remained in Power to advocate violent revolution everywhere in latin America the red chinese had an ally. But Guevara is gone no one knows where. When Castro a personal Friend president Ben Bella of Algeria fell to a coup engineered by Houary Boule Dienne Castro denounced the new regime As a product of he further added that such action could mean falling a into the most repulsive political the latter widely was regarded As a denunciation of communist China a Quick recognition of the Bou Medlene regime and allegiance to the soviet Union. The soviets earlier had demonstrated their displeasure with Castro s Middle minded attitude toward the red chinese by delaying their own Trade agreement with him. Soviet Aid to Cuba is estimated at around $300 million per year. Other East european communist nations have complained against the burdens placed upon them by Ald to Castro. Castro thought he had signed a five year agreement with the red chinese. The red chinese disabused him. He cannot exist without soviet Aid but the Tough action by the chinese has Hurt him. Unfortunately the real sufferers Are the cuban people. Onto Fra flying Start on Otuwa. With greatest Over All value in 66 first National stores is we Low prices top Quality and variety Green Stamps Cloverdale Margarine quarters or Soud us Mem a Green giant giblets vacuum packed in 12 of. Yac. Cans fryers amp broilers All farm fresh a tender plump meaty for your eating pleasure whole Cut up la 33 breast quarters la tender Light meat breast amp Wing 39 leg quarters la tasty dark meat leg amp thigh smoked shoulders lean tender mildly smoked a perfect for Hearty Winter appetites la chef boy a Dee be Faroni or Spaghetti and meat balls a 2 49 m cans a my a i in Nesco polish rings Gem Frankfort child mild la lib pkg 83 63 i swordfish seafood favorite sliced steaks from the sea la 73 no we tilt inst a it mum. Y a ill Iff is we ill prices effective in All our supermarkets in this Vicinity Quant to r of or so a ill a Tomato paste i Portio a cd Stock up breakfast cocktail Orange Apricot can up w Quick Quaker Oats Hearty breakfast Cereal Frozen food specials produce specials oranges "y0r" Garden 2 la to of pkg Chee b0y-ar-Dee Ravioli �?ox5�?~ 29 onion rings fish Sticks in or Morton s a health and Beauty specials 14 of pkg i la 4 of pkg Florida full of Sweet juice and flavor cucumbers Long Green fresh Crisp salad favorite for beef or cheese toothpaste twin pack sliced pineapple Mandalay a cans a Fine Quality Stock up Hershey Cocoa mix in it ant can i Pano Breck Bayer lanolin plus Calm 3% of tubes shampoo 3 varieties children s aspirins hair Spray Spray powder deodorant Bot of 50 13 of can 4 2 of can ii ii extra Bonus Stamps this Coupon redeemable for too Stamps with $5 Purchase 150 Stamps with Sio. Purchase 200 Stamps with $15. Purchase 250 Stamps with $20. Purchase Good thru wednesday january 12, 1966 exclusive of items not authorized by state ruling lint National new England largest retailer of Fine foods

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