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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta TNI UTNMttMl NMALD 6Writers help bind a nation9 CALGARY represent an important in binding nation together, a Canadian publisher. said here. "By interpreting our past and present they can tell us where we've been and where we're Jack McClelland of McClelland and Stewart Ltd. told a joint meeting of the men's and women's Canadian Club. If there was hope for Canada as an independent nation it would -lie in the degree of success authors had in "telling us what it means to be a Canadian." There were 25 authors of international stature in Canada, 15 notable writers and established or published writers. But Canada does not give its writers the recognition they deserve. Spartan Siberia still seeks a population Russia shuffles incentives Learn to drive this spring enjoy this summer more 16 to 24 Years of Age Young Drivers NEXT COURSE STARTS TUESDAY, APRIL 16 of Canada Young Drivers of Canada A Federally Chartered Non-Profit Organization Enroll Now in Our Spring DRIVER TRAINING COURSES 9 In-Car Sessions of 2 Hours Drivers Licence Road Test incl. 9 25 Hour Classroom Instruction Certificate for Insurance 'Reduction a) Automatic or Standard Transmission Tuition Income Tax Deductible To Register Call "Young Drivers of Canada" 1276 2nd Ave. South 328-0961 ByPAULWOHL Christian Science Mraltor Like the czars, the Kremlin continues to offer inducements for citizens to settle under populated regions. Thinly populated Siberia always has been a problem, but inducements also are keyed to the international political climate and the mood of the Soviet citizenry. Not only have there been incentives for people to move to the far north, but to Kamchatka, Sakhalin, and eastern Siberia, where China and Japan loom across the borders. Inducements vary according to the situation. They include higher wages, outright grants, long vacations, and building loans. Occasionally they have been as stark as choice between a prison sentence and forced resettlement or exile. Recently inducements have been reshuffled. It comes as a- surprise that Kaliningrad Province, where the Soviets presently are negotiating with a group of West German firms about the building of four giant nuclear power plants, is among the regions for which especially high incentives are offered. Kaliningrad oblast, which covers the eastern part of the former German province of East Prussia, is hemmed in between the Baltic Sea, the Lithuanian Soviet Republic and Poland. Although the westernmost territory of the Soviet Union, today it is one of its least known areas. Western Tourists are not admitted. There are no Germans left in the now Soviet parts of East Prussia. The fleeing Nazis evacuated the population. Only a few Lithuanians and Mazuric Slavs have remained. Resettlement of Kaliningrad Province is still not completed, There are fewer inhabitants than before the war, even though the Soviets try hard to attract prospective settlers. The climate is good, the soil fertile, and inducements offered until recently were only a little lower than for inhospitable Kamchatka and Sakhalin. But' Soviet settlers apparently still do not feel at home in Kaliningrad Province. "Too many generations of Germans are buried a recent emigre from the Soviet Union remarked. Although gravestones have been removed and cemeteries plowed up, people fear that in another war the Germans might try to come back. Chinese Premier Chou En- lai's retort to a European visitor, "I do not know a Kaliningrad; I only know Koehrgsberg; (the ancient German name of the province's capital) has made the rounds in Eastern Europe. Tuaregs eke out pitiful existence NIAMEY, Niger You come faee to face with famine here. It baa not yet gone away. Lazaret Refugee Camp only 10 minutes' drive from this small capital city. Here Tuareg nomads, all of them from drought and starvation in the next door country of Mali, eke out a pitiful existence. Named after a former French isolation hospital, Lazaret is run by the International-Red Cross. It is managed by one of those big, capable Scandinavians one finds so often on world relief projects. His name is Arnulf Tjugen of Bergen, Norway. "We just try to keep "them alive, on 850 calories or so per day. No doctor is available here, just one male nurse and an Mr. Tjugen said: "The Tuaregs, being foreigners, are turned away from city hospitals lest they swamp the Norweigian continued. He stopped and we watched as a group of refugees carried in an ailing boy on a crude stretcher. "Most of them are suffering from malnutrition, which makes them easy prey for he said. "But all we have is a dispensary for cholera and other shots." We then looked at the milk distribution centre a makeshift stand where a Home Recipe Plan Takes Off Ugly Fat It's simple how one may lose pounds of unsightly fat right in your own home. Use this home recipe dietary plan. It's easy, no trouble at all and costs little. Just go to your drug store and ask for Naran Reducing Plan. Pour liquid into a pint bottle and add enough grapefruit juice to fill the bottle. Take two tablespoonsful twice a day as needed and follow the Naran Reducing Plan. If your first purchase does not show you s simple easy way to lose bulky fat and help regain slender more graceful reducible pounds and inches of excess fat don't disappear from neck. chin. arms. hips, abdomen. -ankles just return the empty carton for your mon.ey back. Follow this easy way endorsed by many who have tried this plan, to help bring back alluring curves and graceful slenderness. Note how quickly bloat disappears, how much better you feel. More alive, youthful appearing and active. ADVT. woman in rags dipped thin milk made (ram povdcr out of a large can. Children up to the of eight years are given a half liter (about a pint) of milk a day, which hefpa keep them alive. Women, many of them pregnant or nursing babies, also are allowed milk. Mr. Tjugen was to leave here soon for Mauretania, where the drought situation is at least as bad, if not worse. Why? "Well, I just want to see what it's like he explains. Lazaret, meanwhile, gives you a harrowing close-up of the five year dnwgat whidi has seared and devastated the six Sahei nations bordering the Sahara Shtty to 80 new Tuareg refugees are arriving daily at present. SEE THE LENS THAT DARKENS If THE SUNLIGHT (VARIQRAY) OPTICAL PBlSCRIPTION CO. TAX RETURNS PREPARED BY COMPUTER This year, have your tax returns prepared a better way by computer with the Bene- ficial Income Tax Service! Computerized for accuracy and to calculate your lowest tax. For as little as and up. Set up especially for the typical family. Offices everywhere. Open all year. Phone Beneficial for an appointment today! Act now! Avoid the rush! BENEFICIAL INCOME TAX A service of Beneficial Finance Co. of Canada 423 5th Street South Phone 327-8565 Lethbridge "PJV "Peter Jackson" Ask for them either way. They're the same satisfying cigarette. Warning: The Department of National Health and Welfare advises that danger to health increases with amount smoked. ;