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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DOZING DUO Baby-sitting canine and nine-month- old Willow Ruda of Langley, B.C., calch up on somb sleep Proud of at the British Columbia Canadian- Pony Society's show at Cloverdale, B.C. The Afghan's name is Jasmin. NKW DELHI (AP) Cdc-, brat ing years of independ- ence, Jndin is proud tbat it has survived as a viable democracy (Jc.spite many strains. It is dirilrt'ssetj it.i Wchicvc-nirnts not li-il lo more development. The main reason is population, 5GO million now 'W> million in 1957, when the subcontinent was par- titioned into the independent nations of India and Pakistan by tho British. Every month there arc a mil- lion more mouths to feed in In- dia. If not checked, population promises to be a billion by the year Average Income has doubled in 25 yonrs, but it still is about nipros, nr is proud that its armed forces von a rn.ijor victory over P.'ikistan lust December, ;md hopeful a peace; v.ill subdue Iradilirinnl enmity iiiui more money for de- velupmeiit. "Our t achievement is lo htive survived as a free and democratic says Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. "We have grotvn to malur- liy." LONG WAV TO GO She acknowledges that India has long way to go before de- velopment reaches all its peo- ple. About 30 per cent live in villages little changed for hundreds of years. 'Economic freedom In the shape of the economic self-re- liance of (he nation and also improvement in the daily lives of our common people lias to be Mrs. Gar.dln .suid in an anniversary sage. Official statistics say only 29 per cent of the population is 1 literate about million Indians can't road or write. But in 1917, barely 10 per cent uf the population was literate. Tt is necessary to build .schools ami then to teach- ers who will work in the rural areas. Neither task is easy. The re arc only two d odors or every persons. Hut his is four limes batter than 1947. Life expectancy is 52 years compared to 32 ?.t independence. Labor experts believe at least 50 million persons, or a quarter of Ihc work force, lack jobs. LOOK TO FUTURE Housewives are more angry with rising prices than they are mpresEcd with statistics en economic growth. Finance Min- ister Y. 13. Chavan acknowl- edged last week that the pur- chasing power of (he nippce was declined to 42A per cent of its 1349 value. Indiii is rapidly developing nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. Some experts believ Indian scientists could produc nuclear weapons, but tbe gov eminent shims the.se. Inili manufactures its own warships fighter aircraft and sophii ticaled tanks. A new mood of seU-corJ dence is evidenced by India ttitrdc (oward (he U.S. Was! ington suspended most foreig assistance last December in r taliation for India's invasion East Pakistan. In 20 years tl United Stater, contributed billion in grants and low-inle cst development loans to Indi Now the Gandhi govern me says it is prepared to do wit out American aid if r.ecessan ietKbddge Herald 1'hird Section Lellibridgc, Aiberta, Wednesday, August 1C, 1972 Pages 33-44 defence By ROBERT A. DOI1K1X WASHINGTON (AP) Ths pentagon's super-secret lie- en ce Intellige r.cc A gency las been penetrated 3jy an agent who roamed through guarded offices, stole secret documents, planted electronic .istening devices and even op- erated the agency's main computers. Using homemade creden- U als, the age nt posed as a DIA employee lo carry out his espionage activities in some of the most heavily pro- tected offices in the Washing- .on area. No, Ihe agent was not a So- viet spy hut a U.S. Army in- telligence officer assigned lo test the lack of it at DIA installations. The relative ease in which he succeeded caused embar- rassment, within the Pentagon and led to a series of security lectures last week for nearly all DIA employees, ci- vilian and military, whose job it is to gather and dis- seminate intelligence infor- mation lo the armed forces. Pentagon officials refuse to discuss the episode or even acknowledge it occurred. But a DIA employee who at- tended one of the sessions re- called this account of how the in-house spy went about bis business: Unfamiliar with (he inner' workings of the DIA, the agent first mingled with em- ployees panicking on ttie grass at lunehlime at one of the agency's installations in suburban Virginia. This was so lie could photograph their identity badges and make a duplicate to get inside re- stricted areas. SECURITY ALMOST. ML Cameras are forbidden on the rounds but no one re jorlcd him or questioned his identity. The agent said he needed their pictures for a security campaign he was conducting. Inside, the agent said, se- curity was almost nil. In one instance, although s identity was never con- firmed, the agent walked out not. only with information he some other highly sensitive documents he had picked from a desk and stuffed in his briefcase. The agent's primary objec- tive was to get into the com- puter area. He not only suc- ceeded, hut managed to oper- ate the computer himself, get the information and carry it from the building. In relating his experiences, ths agent told lha DIA v.rxk- ers that one of the big prob- lems was young, attractive secretaries who often hung around the guards1 desks, di- verting their attention people entered the buildings. The guards complained that the identification pictures he- come outdated by fashion- conscious government work- ers adorned beards, hsir and The DIA has 2-ked for an additional to buy more elaborate security badges. Powers of still big By J. C. GRAHAM Canadian Press Correspondent AUCKLAND, N.Z. fCP) Ten years after the office was created. New Zealand's om- >udsman is accepted as a valu- able feature of national life. Rut argument continues on whether :iis powers are wide enough. The ombudsman investigates complaints by citizens against decisions of government depart- ments for which there is no other form of appeal. In 39G3, his duties were extended to cover also Ihe decisions of hos- pital and education hoards. The flow of complaints has become fairly regular from year to year. Last year comnlaints were lodged, of which 525 were investigated, and m found justified in some measurc. The proportion found justified, 21 per cent, was the same as the previous year. The main reason why half the complaints were not investi- gated was because the ombuds- man lacked Jurisdiction to in- in the areas in ques-1 ion. A large proportion of com-' ilaints which could not be in- vestigated dealt svith activities of local councils, jorough councils, county coun- cils and similar authorities, to- gether with various special pur- pose hoards. Almost from the inauguration of the office of ombudsman there have been suggestions that his duties be extended to cover activiies of local bodies. But opposition from a majority of the organizations concerned has FO far .stalled suggestions for new legislation. HANDLES ROLE WELL Since the start of the office it has been fillet! by a former law- yer and diplomat. Sir Guy Powlcs. Us has shown remarkable sympathy, tact and understand- ing, not only in handling indig- nant protesters, but also in bringing pressure or persuasion to bear on government depart- ments to make changes. He has seldom had to use his ultimate pon cf reporting lo Parlia- nent that a department has refused to accept bis findings. The quah'y of his work n the rcfe of ombudsman has jten in large part responsible "or the rudest 'rom many quartc-rs that Ms be increased to cover .ccal bodies. He himself has also proposed such extension. Local bodies which oppose use of the ombudsman to investi- gate complaints claim that such action would amount to intru- sion by Parliament into local matters. The ombudsman is ap- pointed by, and is answerable lo, Parliament. Some local bodies have sug- gested that they appoint a local overcoming the objection of interference by Parliament. Lack of unity on the subject has so far deterred the govern- ment from forcing the issue, but there are signs tbat it would like to see the matter more carcfullv studied. truck beat time T'LYMOUTH, Mfiss. (Ren- ter j V.'iili jMHssuchusctt.s' Hl-yenr of limitations expiring ;it midnight on Mon- finy, 14, for of robbery charges, time >s nir.jiiiif; in invw of tiui orjifty mini rials who stiller! the rr.liulwps msiil I ruck robbery Isuru the night, of A M, fiJW. firrn't offer- ing much ut ;m 11th- liriur .vnliilifin p'ealest rnper of (ho kinri in On- his- tory of US. crime- (If .spile more innm-y tfi.in by tlic robbers, in nllenipl.s to catch them. The hold-up of the Brinks counting room in Bos- ton, .lau. J7, was v.ith the con- viction of men, when an infnrmaiil turned Male's m- rfrnro only n .short time lie- hire of limitations u'.is It) linvo been for iluil crinir. Ftocorrl fcrlrr.nl rew.'nrls to- Inllirf; v.cre offerer! fin" iiifnniKtlirm tf) Ihf! convietioi) of tin- T'lyrnnitlh (Tnoks, Inil lo any public knowledge nnl ;i dulhir of lont hits ever been rr- fitvcrrd jind it is not defi- nitely known hrnv many were In I ho STOi'i'KD The red, white nnrl Mufi nirii! truck trav- cllintf from Capo Cml banks tu Hie Hcserve Hank in Hoslon nhcn it was balled by men. one drossed ns a I ho filher in civil- inn clolhrs, flashing n light in front of two cars blocking Iho rondwriy, Tlui fnilnno In rnsb was carried in irgis- torerl niiiil slacker! in thr of Iho I nick, with only one guard, Patrick Mehcna of Kvcrctl, Mass.. rtil- the driver, WiLHnm nf Mnnafiold, Mass. The north, Uoslon-bount] lano of bn.sy Ronte a Hit- .'unlmsfi ooeniTorl was lilnrkeil from view nf IIMV- cjii Ihe soulli-lwinnd line jie 3 north, meantime, other members of (lie hold-up itf stopped all traffic viith flashing red and yellow signal lights stolon from stale high- way public works garages. Cars were dcloured up a side that emerged beyond Ihc place where Hie truck was Barren ami Schena, ac- cording to police records m (h e case, we re bon nd hand iind fool at gunpoint at p.m., ordered to stay In the darkness on 11m floor in (tic back of the iruck, and then l.'iken or. a ride of about on lionr, often over bumpy .side roads. Two slops were made, dur- ing which the bags with the money were taken out, appar- ently transferred to other ve- hicles, .IL'ST DISAPPEARED After a (bird stop, Ihc rob- bers took off, and have never Ixx'n heard from since. The driver iiml guard, freeing themselves from their hond.s, found (lie truck parked lo the side of the toad at a intersection in Ran- dolph, Mass., jjiimit 15 miles from (lie ambush .silc. at night, a tf-sLalc police alert was out, and by morning U.S. coast guard and hoals were searching (lie cnliro Cod coastline. U.S., Canadian and Mexican border .stations were placed on special watch, find all 50 states and many foreign countries began tak- ing pmt in the most cm- ccrtcd criminal chase on record lo that lime, Students of Ihc case (oday loan lo the Iwlief that Ihc rol her tfang wns helped hy n "linger man'1 who supplied rx.ict information ahoul tho roule and valuable contents of Ihe diminutive littte mail vehicle. Though most or all of fho money stolen is believed to have Iwen unmarked, the rob- bers- could sliU Iw chnrgwl with the possession of slolcn innMey, mid possibly lax eva- inn, ;i f! cr I he ex niral ion of Hie 19-yenr .stntule of limita linns for rolilxry. 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