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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE tETHBRIDOt HERALD ihurfday, April 26, Effort to contain guerrillas jolted SALISBURY. Rhodesia (Ren- ter) _ White-ruled southern Af- rica's efforts to contain African nationalist guerrillas have been severely jolted by the killing of nine men engaged in security operations. South Africa. Rho- desia and Portugal, which is fighting guerrillas in Mozam- bique, now cculd start closing ranks in the battle against black nationalists. Six of those who died in the latest guerrilla attacks were black. The Rhodesians reported three white members of their security forces and one black were killed near the Rhodesian border with Mozambique. Three guerrillas were killed in the skirmish, the biggest since the latest troubles began last De- cember. In Cape Town, South African INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES ITD. ESTABLISHED 1911 lower Floor 517 4th Ave. 5. Phone 327-1541 Defence Minister Pieter Botha said four black policemen and an African tracker died in an ambush on a foot patrol in the Caprivi Strip, sandwiched be- tween Rhodesia, Botswana and Zambia. The Salisbury and Cape Town announcements of the clashes came within minutes of each other Tuesday night. Observers say the killings will give added impetus to those who have been demanding tough action against the guerrillas and countries which harbor them. WORST YET The Caprivi Strip ambush oc- curred on Good Friday and was the most serious reported in the of South African- ruled southwest Africa. Bctha said investigations showed the guerrillas had wounded four cf the South Afri- can patrol and then picked them off one by one with ma- chine-guns. He said the guer- rillas came from Zambia. The Rhodesians did not say when the incident involving their forces occurred or where the guerrillas came from. The Rhodesian government has mounted security oper- ations on a large scale. Stiff! penalties have been introduced i to discourage local tribesmen i from becoming involved in! guerrilla activities. Tiny tanager Getting to the core of the problem, tiny tanager is one of hundreds of exotic and tropical birds to be seen, under the transparent dome of Vancouver's Bloedel Conserva- tory, where visitors can see a spectacular array of plants and birds from climates. warmer VinceIgor w aste. Prince Igor is vodka Pure vodka. Without a flicker of taste or color or scent A prince of a vodka. Have the Prince over tonight. Old photographs on tour Alberta pictures displayed OTTAWA (CP) In 1804, a mud-and-log shack in the heart of Lloydminster, Alta., was proudly advertised as the com- munity's hair dressing, shaving and bath room. A sign outside said: "Temporary premises. What happened to that humble shop; whether it be- came a swank beauty parlor or barber shop, whatever, is prob- ably lost in history. berta at the Turn of the Cen- tury, and photographs by Er- nest Brown, Harry Pollard, C. J. Mathers and Robert four studio photographers work- ing in province during that the time and people with historical precision. The pictures run from the four-man police force in a 1903 studio his But its time as an all-purpose i membars of the new Alberta to clean up in is captured legislature soaking up tb place to clean up in is captured in a perfectly-preserved black- and-white photograph, one of 200 on display at the public ar- chives here. _ j ing a time Theme of the exhibition is Al-1 being forced For 3 Days Only! Now Through Saturday, April 28 A beautiful 8" x 10" COLOUR PORTRAIT of your child .99 plus .50 handling Capture ftA pixie smile forever in realistic colour wilh Eastrngn Professional Eklacclcr Film. We're :o you'll lyve your ciclure. that r'.' your moncv back :f 'his ijn't cf most IrJe-lite you've ever seer. You choose frcn actual finished s not proofs. Extra Prints sre avsiisbls z; rssjo prices. Age of jitter ?j from 3 1o 32 years. Groan portrait ten bf IsVfn a) .95 per additional child. Limi; of one portrait per child Two per family. PtioJogropher'j Hours: Todoy until 3 p.m. fridoy 9 o.Tn. 'o 8 p.m. 9 O.TTI, Io 5 P.TTV TJeor Ihp Weil EATON'S location: Moin Floor, near the west entrance. Shop Eaton's Tonight Until 9 ond Friday 9 Til 9. Boy line Use Your Eoton Come True Cord For Convenient Shopping the good life at the Banff hot springs in 1906. Others capture the majestic j serenity of native Indians dur- when they were onto reserves as waves of trappers and settlers I decimated their hunting herds. i ATTEMPT CIVILITY I Still others show desperate at- I tempts at civility in a harsh iland: Tea, for instance, in a I Bowden, Alta., frame house i circa 1900. Three ladies in large hats sit demurely with their cups around a small table and a j stuffed lynx. A section on the gold rush to the Klondike depicts the greed- inspired pain of winter travels to an even harsher part of the country. Horses, dogs, mules and oxen are burdened with picks, food supplies and gold washing equipment. A swath of personalities domi- nates another section of the ex- hibition. Men beside their first cars, ladies in sleighs, a Chi- nese family outside their laun- dry, a natty dry goods sales- roan in his log store surrounded by bolts of cloth on travelling trunks. Few aspects of the province's early life are missed: Sports events, cities, fires, fur tra- in shirts and ties- steam boats and drawing rooms are bat a few of the things, people and places captured by the camera. The photographs. On loan from the provincial museum and archives in Alberta, will be shipped to a showing in Halifax after the two-month display here ending June 15. Quake control experiments show progress WASHINGTON' CAP) Gov- ernm2nt scientists reported i Tuesday success in experiments that they believe may some day i permit the control or prevention of earthquakes. The scientists said that in ex- perimsnts near Rangely. Colo., since late 1970. they were able to increase the rate of ex- i tremely small earthquakes by j injecting water deep into the ground and to reduce the rate by withdrawing water. Contrary to what a layman might suppose, it is the ability Rangely oil field were con- to touch off small earthquakes ducted by the U.S. Geological that offers hope of preventing Survey in co-operation with big ones. Chevron Oil Co., the USGS said, j Geologists have suggested fhat