Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
18 THE LETHBRIDCE HERALD Thursday, August 19, 1971 Boom Toivu loses appeal SACRAMENTO, Cnlit. (APi Boom Town. U.S.A.. Hie sprawling megalopolis covering Los Angeles County, has lost population for the first lime in modem history, a slate repoi'l says. The net drop during the months ended June 3D was ii.licti.' The county now has an maled 7.I124.WO. still the inos! ot any in Ihe I'nited Stales. S'ev- eral hundred thousand Canadian expatriales live in the area. I Millions have migrated to Los Angeles a mil- 1 lion m Ihe of Ihe lure of jobs, the sunshine and warm climate, Ihe orange groves and easy poolside living. Now. many are leaving daily because ot the smog, over- crowding, jammed fieeways. urban blighl. crime and the de- pression in Hie aerospace indus- Iry. a principal employer in Southern California. Franc-c lesls prolesls PARIS I Renter) France: will continue ils current series ot nuclear tests in the Konlh Pa- cific despite p r o I e s I s from j Japan and New Zealand and a Peruvian threat lo break diplo- matic relations, French officials said today. The officials said Ihe French j government is satisfied that ils nuclear tests, which they said I are carried out in an isolated area, have not contaminated Ihe atmosphere of (he countries bor- dering the Pacific. On Saturday Fi anfe exploded a high-powered nuclear device, apparently a hydrogen bomb, at Mururoa Lagoon, the second detonation in a week, the fifth this year, and the 44lh French nuclear test since it detonated its first A-bomb in 19CO. Black srparalisls iu shooloul JACKSON, Miss. (AP> An FBI agent and I wo city men were wounded iu a 20-min- ute shoofout V.'ednesday at the' headquarters of a black separa-j Usl group. i Officers, armed with arrest for four persons, went io the headquarters of Ihe group called the Republic of New Af- rica. They said they were met with a bairage of gunfire when they announced Iheir mission over bull horns. Seven blacks were arrested at the headquarters when they fled tear gas and four others, includ- ing RNA president Imari Oba- dele, were picked up for investi- gation a short time laler. Store sihultcrs welded shut GAZA iReuler'i Israeli an-i The store owners called Tues- tborities today allowed 15 Gaza ['aj' the military gov- shop keepers whose shutters part were welded shul lor participat- in a general" called by ing in a strike Saturday lo re- Arab guerrillas lo protest the open thci1' stores afler Ihc'y building of secv.rity roads in ref- inade a uontn'.iu'.ion lo The Gaza camps and The subsequent orphans i transfer of some refugees. Drought, (ires plague Italv Lake Albano. not far from the papal summer palace at Castel Ganriolfo where Pope Paul is snor.dinp his summer vacation, the Mind, threatened scores of ROME iAP> Drought and inlense heat lhal have gripped Italy for more than a month have siarlerl Pros spieading havoc and death. The worst fire on Ilic llills northwest of Messina. Sicily. I; started Saturday and was gui.shed by firemen W hours later. Three f i r e ro en were burned to dealh. N'ear Rome a blnze con- Irolled by firemen just as ih" fl a m e s were threatening a group of houses. Firemen also mhngu.sberl a COUStltlltlOll blaze in Uie foresl.s surrounding Mennouites 'Jeep' Gladiator Bigger...Beefier For large campers or heavier loads GVW TO IBS. Tesl-Onve Ihe extra jo-power ol 1-Wheel Drive UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Avo., 3rd Si. S. Phone 327-2805 KITC'HENER. Ont. fCP) Delegates lo the biennial gen- eral conference of the Mennon- ite Cluireh of North America unanimously approved a new here which is meant to make church govern- ment more representative and geared to local congregations. Changes in (he structure of uhat is commonly called the DM iMennonile Church were lirst requested 10 years ago. The previous patterns of the church were established in 1897. "This reorganization isn't the answer for the next 75 years, but a built-in process is being provided to make the structure the servant of the total brother- said Paul Kraybill of Salunga, Pa one of the bylaw authors. The newly-adopted structure nil) be put before the existing autonomous bodies which will, in effcel. vote Ihemsclve.s out of existence in accepting the changes. Those bodies are: beard of missions and charities; hoard of educatini and the publication board The name of the denomination is also to be changed to The Menncmitc Churcli from Tlie Mennonile Church ot North America. Meet Your SOCIAL CREDIT CANDIDATE for East Lethbridge JOHN ANDERSON at a TEA Sponiorod by SOCIAL CREDIT WOMEN'S AUXILIARY SATURDAY, AUGUST 21st 2 to 4 p.m. Commillpo Rooml 441 Holiday Village "EVERYBODY WELCOME" Trade sniping inwitable lly MAHOI.I) MOIMIISOX Canadian Press Slalf Wrili'r World Iracle sniping appears almost inevitable as a result of barri- volve deeply-ingrained inflation Even now, cynical com I and oilier pressures which will mil overcome by the expedient of the present freeze on prices and wages. However, if Nixon is slow to react to foreign complaints, he knows there am costs to in- curred in maintaining protec- tionism indefinitely. 1NCKKASK PKOTKCTION The spirit of liberalized world trade, which leaders tried successive U.S. to uphold, suffer. Instead of seeking incut heard on London's finan- si rue's i Nixon is fi- nally paying Japan off for Pearl Ui'i'bor. A number of countries, includ- ing Canada, have hi! hy I he prospect of a shrinking American market. Hut Japan depends as much or more on that r.inikct tlir-n any other in- (fus'rici'Jzrd cuunlry. The Nixou program has dealt I he Japanese (jovc-rmmMit a crippling blow de- livered with cfMiiplcle surprise. may thankful, for HE SETS ling himse HIMSELF AFIRE A SoU'lh Vietnamese war veleran writhes in agony afler If afire in downfown Soigon. President Nixon's new cades against imports. A number of countries, includ- ing Japan, are unlikely to re- main idle for any longlliy pe- riod, K'ccpiing punishment lor [heir cumpclilJVL'nL's.s llirongb the extra U.S. lO-pcr-cent im- port surcharge on foreign goods. Once currencies are floated or otherwise realigned, (he drive to get the import surcharge re- moved will he intensified. Hut with a presidential election coming rp in November 1072, Nixon may be slow to comply. Politically, Nixon mighl not .suffer much if he removes tho protect ive screen before t ho election once he is corlain that American industry has strength- ened to the point where it again can meet foreign competition in open battle. ccmpanied bv increasing bitter-1 But whatever nils U.S. imlus-1 nesswhich miglil frag-1 h c Iry is unlikely to be eurod I incut free world support for. volcano near Naples following .suiflly. American problems in-! American foreign policies. a month of drought. (o promote freer trade, mr.ny i china fcrrs lh, gl.mvl1, of ja. countries would try harrier lo powcri Bui [M-olcd IheircunmarkcLs. Tokvo to fol. And countries with closely-1 pet Ihe U.S. aclion. controlled eccnomics o n 1 n I soon find ways of undermining i American prolcclionisin by con-' ccaling Ih.oir own mamifaclur- j ing ccsls with the aim of rccluc- j inp their export prices. vi.N'FYUlUS IMMHJL'D NAPLES. 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