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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Friendly youth A snappy young militia woman In a pith helmef paused on a downtown Hanoi street recently for AP photo- grapher Horst Faas. Faas reported that the kids are more outgoing, more curious and less shy in contact with eigners than grownups. House rules to be reviewed OTTAWA (CP) When the Commons committee on proce- dure and organization begins reviewing the rules of the jt's almost certain that the much used, If not abused, Standing Order 43 will be drastically overhauled. This is the order under which MPs rise virtually every day Didn't see PoWs being mistreated PHILADELPHIA (AP) Navy Capt. Walter E. Wilber, who admits making anti-war broadcasts voluntarily while a prisoner in North Vietnam, says he was never tortured or beaten and "never saw or heard" of other PoWs being mistreated. "I never heard anybody scream out, either from night- mares or injury or being threat- said the 43-year-old fighter squadron commander from Columbia Crossroads, Pa., shot down in 1968. Wilber acknowledged that other PoWs told him of being tortured. "They sounded convincing to me, but no one had any evi- dence to Wilber told re- porters Friday. "However, I don't want to detract from the brave men who were captured between 1964 and 1968. They suffered more than I." and seek the unanimous consenl of the House to propose a mo- tion.. And vif-tually always some Liberal MPs say "nay'! and that's the end of it. But not before opposition MPs have bad a chance to get in their political licks in in- troducing the motion. "It's a says James E. Walker chairman of the committee which win tackle the problem. No one has calculated the hours spent on tfiese proposed motions, but since the session began Jan. 4, there have been about 150 proposed. And only six have been of them non-controversial, if not harmless. One of the accepted motions congratulated Karen Magnussen on winning the world's figure skating championship, another thanked retiring Auditor-Gen- eral Maxwell Henderson for his loyal service, and another ap- proved tiie unfurling of the Ca nadian flag in the Commons. There were two referring de- partmental reports to com mittees, and another calling on crown housing agencies not to raise rents in line in- creases in old-age pensions. But the motions not accepted have covered everything from the Atlantic fishery to West Coast wharves. And practically everything in between has been mentioned. A typical introduction begins: "In view of the goi'ernment's failure And by the time Speaker Lucien Lamoureux is a position to rule on the ac- ceptability of a motion, the po- litical points have been scored. U.S support needed OTTAWA (CP) The gov- ernment is seeking common cause with Washington in forth coming world trade talks, but is standing fast in the U-S.-Canada deputes deadlocked more than year. In a rash of recent statements to U.S. audiences. Trade Minis- ter Alasiair Giikspie, Finance Minister John Turner and Ex- ternal Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp have argued that Ottawa TAKE A gENTLE LAXATIVE From the makers of Take gsnlle-acting Nt Nature's remedy! Nt is an all- vegetable s laxative. For ewer 70 years, been giving fcflks pleasant, relief overnight. tomorrow alrightt tKWM'CHOCOUTt and Washington share the same goal: Reduction o{ tariffs to in- crease esports to world mar- bets. But they ooupk that con- ciliatory tone -with aa issisteoce that Canada must try to main- tain ils trade surplus witti tie U.S. in order to pay Hie cost of U.5. in- terest, royalties sad so on. By garnering U.S. support. Hie gowsi iiuuftul bopes. to strengthen its campaign for broad tariff reductions in feter- aational trade talks. They start this summer in preparation for the Septem'her meeting the General Agreement on TariSs and Trade At the same time, the sovera- ment wants to bolster posi- tion in 5ts bflaiteral trark putes-such as tfee auto the United States. Sources meatfly said tfiere; still is no sign of resumptioTi of talks on ifcose issues. teons broke ofi in February, 1972, i Monday, April 9, 1973 _ THE ICTHMIDM HKAID 7 China showing enterprising farming methods to UN ROME (Reuter) China gave the world the orange and the soya bean and, though there is some controversy about who invented spaghetti, there can be no doubt about who discovered the Chinese mushroom. Now, in joining the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) this week, the Chinese are putting some of the world's oldest plant re- sources and some of the most enterprising farming methods at the disposal of the inter- national community. Oranges came from China, only later flourishing in other tropical and sub-tropical Mediterranean countries. And because agriculture as an or- ganized activity seems to have begun earlier in China than anywhere else, a number of ether distinctive plant strains also originated there. But there is another side to Chinese agriculture which FAO officials look on with farm system capable of ade- quately feeding i population of 750 million. When the Chinese flag went up outside FAO headquarters near the Colosseum Monday, the Chinese were technically re- joining the UN agency after a 22-year absence from the organ- ization, whose aim is to help the world's poor countries feed themselves. Taiwan, one of FAQs' founder members, withdrew in 1951, ap- parently through lack of inter- est. China's "return" was made possible by the United Nations General Assembly 1971 resolu- tion recognizing the Peking gov- ernment as the sole legitimate representative of China. For some years, scientist ex- plorers have been combine re- mote areas of the world for FAO in an effort to track down specimens of wild crop varieties before t hey are displaced by new, higher-yielding varieties and possibly disappear forever. For most of our customers gives them all the tire they need. (You'll go a long way to beat that) Which way to Moose Jaw? they're looking for in the middle-price range. Rugged 4-ply tires in nylon or polyester cord. Or one of the belted tires. These are all high quality tires that repre- sent good value for your money. No matter which tires are right for you, our everyday low prices, service and know-how add up to a tire deal you can't beat anywhere. 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