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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 1HC UTHMIDGE HUAID Asvil 1, ARMED BEAUTY-A beautiful Salgonew member of a local Self-Defcnx Unit demonstrates close-order drill during ceremonies in Saigon recently marking Trung Sisters Day. She wears trie jtandard black uniform and cap of the corpi and normally serves port-time In tier quarter of Saigon providing local defense in case of Viet Cong attack. The Trung Sistera were Vietnamese women who led the successful fight in Vietnam against the Chinese in 3? A.D. Question How Deeply Is U.S. Involved? Purpledom Marks Day At M. River CRANUM- (HNS) Twenty-1 women from Granum Or- der of the Royal Purple Lodge 54, under the leadership of Mrs. Kangas, travelled by bus to MQk River to attend the 23th anniversary district meeting of District 10. District deputy Helen ErB: nun of Granum conducted the meeting. Other women attend ing Vere from Milk River, War- ner, Taber, Lethbridge, Picture Butte, Barons, Vulcan and Fort Uadeod. Also present ime Mrs. Phoe- be McCuDough of Edmonton, chairman of deaf detection and development; Mrs. Patricia Vafl Home of Lethbridge and Mrs. Maurer of Bassano, district deputy, District 7.. Mrs. McCuDough shwred film oo deaf detection for new born babies in the new centre opened recently at Regina. This centre is sponsored by the Pur- ple Cross Fund. Past District Deputy Mrs. Van Home presented District Deputy Lady Erdman with her tor. Elks of Mili River served hmch. VIENTIANE (AP) Ho- is the United Stiles hv rolved in LaatT Official American rikan pilots, VJS. military at- taches and the U.S. Central Io- elligeoce Agency an are help- ing in some degree to protect aotian government forces against attacks by the Commun- ist-led Pathet Lao. la addition swarms of U.S. warplanes bomb and strafe in support of Laotian focNS or at- tack the Ho Chi Minn trail, used jy North Vietnamese to eastern to funnel supplies and troops to South Vietnam. The fly from bases outside MX. The Americas civilians per- arm what amount to military under auspices of the J.S. embassy, the U.S. Agency for International Development and two companies unto charter to America and Conticcatal Air Services, Inc., the informants report. They say more than 200 U.S. Ah- Force and Army attaches, regular military officers, serve its advisers in the field and as aerial rfaervcrs and spotters for bombing or artillery mis- sions. ATTACHES MISSING Two air force attaches were reported missing during the weekend after their light ob- servation plane crashed in cen- tral Laos while on an opera- tional mission. .AID officials wffl neither con- firm nor deny that their organi- ration is a cover for CIA opera- twos. President Nixon In a state- ment March 6 said: "The total umber of Americans, directly mployed by the (U.S.) govern- nent in Laos Is 616. In addition, here are 424 Americans em- ployed on contract to the gov- ernment or contractors. "Of these he total number, military and civilian, engaged in. a military advisory or military training ca- pacity numbers 320. Logistic support numbers 323." The US. mission here refuses a go beyond Nixon's statement Kit informed sources meat, pnmublT moatty to. haasy aad AID -oi Of at ployed tracts, are pilots for Air America aid Cai'aratil Air Serrka, Inc. Anther IN ground employees of toe two airlines. Another contract group Is la- YeajBtary .nlixfh jibMil M Anutfapm voaaataen turhsH aid vork- deveJopoeat aid public health. 'AID dact neae tMnp done by missioM at other carters" we aource cays. "They move hardware (guns and ammunition) vwk- Ing behind We eamt begin t a good indication that the Bow and Elbow rivers ia Calgary have not reached .a crisis stage in pollution. He said bird counts aad studies wero more important DOW thaa ever heraiaf birds are aiHflaf the first victims of pollution, Ia Edmonton, a bird watchers saw 21 speciei of birds ia a total count of including a rusty blackbird. Special Beginners SIX WEEK TRIAL COURSE TO POPULARITY ACCORDION ORGAN GUITAR DRUMS Course consuls of 9 lessons, I each week aH mime svpplreo! arid art iMrrument for homo practise...........NOW Thofi Right WE SUPPLY THE INSTRUMENT PIANO LESSONS ALSO AVAILABLE Enquire About Our Rental Man Pruegger's Accordion College Ltd. Phono 327-7514 The Uthbtidgc Herald INVITES YOU TO USE THIS HANDY GROCERY SHOPPERS1 LIST Check the Grocery Ads on pages 5, 21, 23, 36, 37 and 39 of Today's Herald Brades taking Jukes Miinv Crtam ToiWt Aids Napkins Caffti Titstio Oil Com ROZEN DIN a by Supplies t tfouaiijltj Milk Flour-All lumc) Pine j Salad Wrap Wrap v Supplrn Bulbs Baas Soap Brown Supplies Polish Pcpar Cleaner or Softener Another Public Service by The Lethhridgc Herald WORLD OF SHOES 317A SIXTH STREET SOUTH "Uthbridgc's New Shoe Boutique" OFFICIAL TOMORROW, THURSDAY APRIL 2 9 AJN. SHARP OwQlrty ftjf fnilovf FOOTWEAR FOR MILADI J19tn rCWIPOtl. v Spwfif wlfn ;