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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 36 THE U1H8RIDGE HEF.Ain Sells Ainvrictin uvfv lilt U.S. information agency alive and busy WELCOME Afler 76 nnd having never met, Kersli Muru, centre, greels her father for the firsl Mr Muru became s'-poraic-d From his wife, Mary, and unborn doughler during fhe Second War in Estonia Hts wife canie lo Canadci from Russia In 1967 and his daughter this wppk. (AI'l While tlie r.S.-financed radio stnlions Radio Liherly and KaiLio Free Kuropp fifllit for survival in Congress, the country's llmvi and largest agency is alive .-UK! busy, selling American way of lite from the j Wliitc House and a half a iloicn oilier huildinps, Tuo U.S. Inronnnlion Agency Is, in fact, so busy tlinl in tncsr- davs of fodoral bell-liphlcninp il is Congress for more money, not less. I'SIA u-mts ?193 million loi a million inc coiilinue cranking out a .slroani of books, pamplilcls, [Urns, radio broadcasts, TV pro- Rvatns and to maintain outposts in such remote spots as Lulu-, abourg iti the Republic of Zaire and Masoruin Lesotho. The millions of words and pic-; lures flowing daily thi-ouph USIA's printers and transmit-1 tcrs carry one continuous mcs-1 sage, chiefly to Iron Curtain I counlrics: No mailer how turbulent! American society may seem be- I of riols, murders, assassi- nations, plots and bombings, lite in the United Stales is helter lliaji nnywbcre else, IMIISON'T, i press tlial hardsell IK) longer is necessary and I'SIA should lie iibolisbed. Hi-m: Alllioiif'h reported One docs not t1! USIA's every known ilctinl tif last fall's j chunky, boyish-loolsiiin dirc'ctor, Allica prison uprising durinp 146-ycar-oUI Frank Shakespeare. which '10 convicts and hostages died, it managed in the course of a special series over of Amcrien In couvuy llm impres- sion even in piison life here is better. For cxumple. tlur VOA found lillion lor j n t'alitornin professor wlio said ivease, to' Americans invented modem in- 1 carceration which tic cleocribes as just locking people up and not locking I hem up and beating them, too. easing of sympathclie world tensions, some in Con- com millet's, Undfr a recent re- act, hosvevcr, USIA must appear for the first linie. before (he foreign relations committee, lu'adcd by Seiiator J. W. l-'ulnriuhl. USIA officials arc understand- ably Tlio Arkansas Democrat has just won Ihe first round in a battle with the nd- mimstralicm lliat could end gov- ernment fmimciiii! for ftadio Liberty and Radio Free Europe I which have been beaming prop- In [last years, USIA has had aganda (o (lie Soviet Union and little trouble obtaining its Us Kast European satellites1 requests from Congress since the pciik of Hie Cold "A major world power, we are in tliis moment in his- tory, must have a mechnnism by which it attempts to commu- nicate what It stands for to pco- plo throughout tlie. the ex-television executive said. OK because thn law required it to j appear only before generally "These radios should be jiivcn opportunity to take their rinlilful (ilnce In the graveyard of Cold said Fnl- bright who conli'iuls U.S. propa- acts as at) irritant. The effort to scuttle the I wo radio stations began last year with disclosures in tlie Senate thai 11 icy v, ere supported secretly by the Central Intelli- gence. Agency. For years there have been ru- mors USIA, loo, is linked vrilh CIA. PAY KAIS1-; MADIilD Unskilled Spanish workers arc gelling n raise in their mini- mum daily salary--lo J2.10. SIMPSONS-SEARS Winsome Cires For April Showers Only 13" Slickies! Safari Coals, frenche? end s'jpsr classics In Irusly pani coal Icnglb They're I he neatest yet. Too nice lo save only lor ihe rain. Waor ihcm every- day everywhere. Hard in shimmering nylon cire. A great 'buy' al ihis price. Red, ton, navy or beige. Sizes 9-15. Ladlei' CoalS nnd Suili Quality (losls No More Al ftimpsons-Seni's STORE HOURS: Open Duily 9 ci.m. lo 5.30 p. m Thursday and Fridny 9 n.m. lo 9 p.m. Cenlro Villagn. Telenhona 338-9231 SIMPSONS-S oor Favor itcs Rugged Cushion Floor- install it yourself, even on concrete, and save Save sq. yd. Reg. 3.79 sq. yd. sq. yd. Save on ihe price, snvo on the m- s'ollaiion becauie you jusl unroll and Irim to fil yoursRlf. It's so easy, And asbesloi backed Cushionflor goeL righl concrelc wifhoul risk of mildew. Your weary feet will come rhe cushioned corntort of (Vie iofl foamed vinyl cenlre loo. It's etc. signed lo absorb claHcr from kitclien, family room, youngslers' room. Evei helps keep floors warm enough for boby to play on. And Cuihionflor'a extra top layer of vinyl provides o long lolling shine thai resisli scuff ond sfains, Makes cleaning a joy. Jusl damp mop. Needs waxing only Pick now from our year. nd many, many come-alive colours embossed patterns. You'll lave it anywhere in ihe house, Wit SIZE 9'4" x 11 '4" 12'x12'4" 9'xl2' x 1 2' 5'8" x 1 Il'xl2' 9'xl2' 9'x 12' 9'xl2' 7'9" x 1 2' 8'xl2' 9'x 12' 7'xlO' 9'x 12' 9'x 15' 12'x18' COLOR Green Grey Green Gold Green Red Green RecJ Gold Blue Gold Green Green Blue Green White Green Green Green Gold Red DESCRIPTION Nylon Tweed Loop Nylon Carved Nylon Acrylic Plush Foam Back Foam Back Shag Acrilan Shag Shag Shag Acrilan Plush Shag Shag Shag Carved Acrilan Foam Back Indoor-Outdoor 79.99 99.99 59.99 109.99 139.99 39.99 49.99 54.99 159.99 84.99 84.99 129.99 69.99 89.99 84.99 54.99 89.99 89.99 64.99 Cos Is "No iWorr, Al Sinipsons-Srnrs STORE HOURS; Open Dnily 9 o.m, le p.m Thurtclny ond Fririoy 9 n.m. ro 9 p.m. Centra Village. Telephone 358-9231 ;