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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE WTHBRIDOI HIRAID Saturday, April 21, Middle East ivar city edgy Beirut is spy capital BEIRUT (AP) is the spy capital of the Middle East conflict, a battlefield in ths underground war between Palestinian guerrillas and Is- raeli commandos, where life is carried on against the occa- sional clatter "of machine-gun fire. Periodically the war touches foreigners. An Italian woman looks out her front door i.nd is gunned down by Israeli raiders. A Frenchman is kidnapped as a suspected Isreeh spy. Armored cars guard the United States embassy. most of the two million who annually disport themselves in Beirut's seaside hotel are blandly unaware of the tension and intrigue behind the glitter. One million people live here, nearly half the population of Lebanon. They are better- dressed than residents of other Arab capitals, have higher in- comes and seem to have more leisure time. Residents of stricter Moslem states come here to let their hair down. Saudi Arabians and American oil engineers from fly up from the Persian Gulf area for three-day benders. Bah- rainis and Dubais come to ogle, The machine-gun fire in quiet topless dancers. Beaches and residential streets, midnight ex- ski slopes are an hour plosions, bullet-riddled cars and apart. pools. or blood show the other Queen replaced in new series of stamps of A nervous Lebanese govern- ment teeters on the tightrope tourism and terrorism. Then? nre six Palestinian camns with n.000 refugees in the Beirut area, walled slums of -nu despair where Lebanese author- OTTAWA (CP) The Queen fearg to tread caraps are fed by the United Nations Relief Works Aeency but po- stamps to be issued by be replaced by former Canadian prime ministers on e I VUl. dt. !u! i ?iced trwps of the Palestin- ian Armed Struggle Command. The camps are arsenals of il- legal from pis- tols to bazookas and anti-air- craft fertule recruit- ing grounds for the "fedayeen" guerrillas who stage raids across Israel's border 60 miles south of here. Israel intellig ence boasts devastating detail about guer- rila movements, strength and codes. Its accuracy was demon- strated April 10 when Israel raiders struck five guerrila buildings and assassinated three top leaders of Al Fatah, a a leading guerrila organization, in their Beirut apartments. The Lebanese government would love to muzzle the guer- rillas and preserve its "dolce vita" lifestyle. But any attempts to curb the fedayeen would antagonize the Moslem sector, supporters of the Palestinians, and risk a bloody civil var like the one which preceded the guerillas' ouster from Jordan in 1971. the ministers depict- ed, all deceased, will be on stamps in current use ransing from the one to six-cent value, while the Queen will remain on the eisht-cent issue. Post office officials sav the decision is part of a policy to place more emphasis on Can- ada's histoical heritage. They reject any sugggestion the Queen is beng ignored. The former prime ministers on the stamps will be Sir John A. Macdonald, Sir Wilfrid Lau- rier. Sir Robert Borden, Mac- kenzie R. B. Bennett and Lester Pearson. H O L I D A I C S Lois Donworth Harry Munroe All Next Week at THE DALLAS HOTEL 312 5th ST. S. Top-level talks hog down ECM in period of tough manoeuvering BRUSELS (CP) With its top-level negotiations about 1973-74 agricultural prices bog- pel down and May 1 as the deadline for an agreement, the European Common Market has entered a period of anxious ma- noeuvring. The dispersal Wednesday of agriculture ministers reoresent- ing the Market's nine member countries was followed by re- oorts that their next meeting nine days from now might settle for the average 2.76-per- cent increase in minimum prices paid to farmers which was recommended by the com- munity's executive commission. This would be for thou- sands of farmers, representa- tives of whom have been de- nouncing the commission's price proposals.' "Four litres of milk (about a gallon) to pay for a package of cigarettes." said one posted brandished by an unhappy farmer at a demonstration in northern France. The demonstration was at- tended by 30.000 farmers from Belgium, France and West Ger- many. WON'T ACCEPT IT Referring to a British call for the freezing of Common Market j agricultural prices, one speaker said this would be unacceptable (o the farmers "whose prices don't float like currencies." The British minister at next Weeks sessions on the price is- sue, Joseph Godber, will have to dilute his arguments for a stand-still if an agreement is to be reached. French delegates seek a Reckless pilot fined LLOYDMINSTER, S a s k. (CP) A Wainwright, Alta., man was fined here when he was found guilty of reckless flying last Nov. 8. Norman Edwy Coleman had left Lloydminster airport in poor weather conditions that re- sulted in a forced landing near Marshall, Sask. He was charg- ed under the Federal Aero- nautics Act. NOTICE PLAYGOERS OF LETHBRIDGE Annual General Meeting Friday, April 27 7.30 p.m. Gilbert Paterson Jr. High School much higher rise in milk prices than those provided for by the commission proposals. But with Oppostiion Leader Harold Wilson attacking the Conservative government in Cattle cars TORONTO (CP) Although many riders have applauded the recently opened 2.7-mile exten- sion to Toronto's Younge St. sub- way line, not everyone agrees. Mrs. Angie Fraser, who has tried to squeeze aboard a north- bound car in the afternoon rush, says that the new subway exten- sion has turned the trains into cattle cars. REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY AT A.M. SPECIAL FOR MON., APRIL 23 25 Head Cows Calves at Foot Don't be content to occept one offer it home, cons'gn your livestock to us, where you are guaranteed to the Auction Ring full of Buyers to bid on your product. HENRY DOELL FARM AUCTION WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25th at 10 a.m. SEE LISTING ON PAGE 22 4th ANNUAL HORSE SALE SATURDAY, MAY 12th at 7 p.m. SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER LINE UP YOUR FARM SALES NOW WHILE DATES ARE AVAILABLE PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT Auctioneer: JOHNNY CHARLTON Manager Lie 293 GARY JENSEN Britain on the inflation Issue, Godber will have to show anti- inflationary zeal if he is to im- press the voters at home. In Paris, Le Figaro, a con- servative newspaper, said "the very maintenance of France's farming cssjmuniV' is at stake. The West Germans are citing the revaluation of the mark as the basis of their demands for higher prices than those recom- mended by the commission. But, faced with the French price pressures in the dairy sec- tor, the Dutch are arguing it is absurd to encourage higher pro- duction there when only recently tons of surplus butter were sold by the Market to Russia at bzirgain rates. A FUN MACHINE ATA NO PRICE! For the young at heart, here's a great new Honda the CD175-T4... a rugged, fight sports-tourer with firecracker get- -up-and-go! Totally new styling, with Honda's famous 4-stroke, smoke-free engine and, we believe, the best warranties in the business! It's beautifully packaged at an amazingly affordable price. And, remember, when you buy Honda, there's nearby parts and service wherever you go! See-it at your Honda dealer, now] CD 175 Yes! 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