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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta IS THE IFTHBRIDGE HERAID Snlurlloy, August 21, Young Canadians stranded in Europe tirkfils for blind Ann Lnnghlln ol Hie Mont- real bureau of Tin- Cana- dian Press lins completed a two-week lour ot five Kuro- pean countries lo report first hand on uhsit young Canadians hitch inking through Knrcipp I li I 5 sum- mer faced. In this story she tells of a growing problem finding llirnisrlvcs nfli'r n summer of fnn. AMSTERDAM (CP> "Pass- port, plane ticket and these, really all I've got going for said 19-year-old Tom Morton of Vancouver. After three months hitch-hik- ing through Europe on a meagre S250, he was stringing end selling necklaces on the street lo survive Ihe two weeks until his charter flight returns to Canada. He is one of many. Young travellers now are converging on Ihe major Euro- pean jumping off points, many without money to wait out fix- ed departure dales, some with- out the means to get home at all. "A lot of young people have been gambling this said n spokesmen (or KLM Hoyal Dutch Airlines. He said a "good proportion" of return tickets reported lost were more likely sold to fi- nance travel on the Continent. "They come back to Amstcr- Cautious moves in Caribbean dam and other cities with no ticket and no money and they're he said. The most the airlines can do is reimburse the traveller if no one else uses the only after three monlhs. mo HEADACHE: A lost charier ticket is an even bigger headache as most charter organizations originat- ing flights from North America have no agent for travellers to contact in Euope. Young people handing out cards offering cheap one-way (charter flights back to Canada Ilv CIIMILES HARDING I duce constitutional blueprint i and the United States abound, hiit en rln ho moi-ninOc BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (Renter) Nearly 10 years after the collapse of their short- lived attempt at federation, smail countries and islands of for a new federation. Rather they said they were trying to devise machinery and arrangements to gather a wide cross-section of C i r i b b e a n 'jeep' Wagoneer NOT stylo Me NeH luxury inside with famous go-anywhere 4-Wheel Drive THE 1-CAR CAR TODAY jcar car UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor, 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phone 327-2805 of political union. The moves are cautious and as yet not all-embracing, for memories of the problems of the previous British-sponsored Wen fndian Federation, the Caribbean are again looking! views on the sort of future and at the possibility of some form destiny they thought suited them best. Conference sources said var- ious procedural models were looked at, all based on a consti- tution or 3 West Indies republic being drafted by Sonny Ram- founded in 1953 and broken up phal, attorney-general of Guy- four years later, are still rela- ana. but so do the warnings. "Young people desperate lo get home give their last cent lo what often turns out to be a fly- by-night said mi agent at American Express in Amsterdam. Cannclinn embassies and con- sulates limit financial assist- ance, except in emergencies such as illness, to collect cables to relatives or friends of young people who post vigils outside American Express offices awaiting funds. TALLAHASSEE, Fin. (AP) Florida Auditor General Ernest Ellison has questioned Ihe practice of a state agency in buying movie tickets tor blind people. The bureau of blind ser- vices centre a t Daylona Beach bought 15 tickets at each for Airport, and 12 tick- ets at each for Patton. "The necessity is not read- ily Ellison .said. Govt. hit for meddling in municipal affairs EDMONTON (CP) Pelcr without requiring Ihc detailed Loughccd, Alberta Progressive scrutiny of red tape of provin- Conservative leader, said Fri- cial bureaucracies." he said, day (he provincial government i Mr. Lougheed also said a should slop intci fcrring in mil- Conservative government would nicipal affairs. support small centres near Tractor kills ARMEN'A (CP> Ewald S. Soclcrstrom, 07, of Annona was killed wiicn his tractor rolled over him. Armena is about 40 miles southeast of Edmonton. Under a Conservative govern- Calgary and Edmonton as np- j men! in Alberta, authority and posed lo entirely new or salel- financial capacity would be re-' lite cities, turned to the local governments of Edmonton nnd Calgary, he CIVH- SEHVANTS told a news conference. Mr Uugheed, campaigning "It is hoped thai such a plan for the Aug 30 provincial elec- wo-uld enable Ibese cities to j lion, also said the Conserva- kcep their own homes in order I lives would allow provincial I civil servants In function and I express themselves as "crea- live individuals in their daily work." lively fresh. But in July, heads of govern- ment from seven West Indian countries got together in Gran- ada to have a look at [ulure possibilities. Notable absentees from the gathering were Barbados and Jamaica. Present were nations of Guyana and Trinidad and To- bago, as well as five states as- sociated with Britain: Dorrin- ica. Grenada, St. Lucia. St. Vin- cent and St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguil- la. The original Federation was an association of British colo- nies covering n land area of some square miles scat- tered aro-jjid the Caribbean and abnul 3.15 million people of mainly African origin. Its seat of govejiment '.vas Trinidad. DIG ONES LEFT ,._ i aniu. People come in here almost ._____________ TO BE INTRODUCED Direct dis'ance dialing for overseas telephone calls will be introduced in Israel in 1972, of- ficials said. Man killed near Beisekcr BEISEKER (CD John Al- gclb Peterson, 41, of Irricana, was, killed when the truck in With a change of govern- ment, "the traditional indepen- dence from politics of the civil servant would still be fully rec- be said. There would also be "adequate" bargaining t'hich he was (ravelling was in rights for the civil servants, a collision with anolhcr truck He said a provincial Conscr- uear Beisekcr, 30 miles north- j valivc government would sup- east of Calgary. port the efforts of ethnic groups and associations which are working to preserve their cul- ture and traditions throughout Alljerla. School courses would be mod- ified to "project an increased awareness of the positive na- ture of the province's multi- cultural heritage." CHILDREN STARVING NEW DELHI (Renter) The director general ot India's health services said here more than 115.000 East Pakistani ref- ugee children ere suffering from malnutrition diseases and are likely to die unless given immediate treatment. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Daniel Mechanic Capitol Furniturt Bldg. PHONE 32B-7684H Tie previous federation in- j expecting we're the Bank of eluded Barbados, Jamaica, Trrnidac" and Tobago, the six territories now associated with said Jean Badley, in charge of the service for dis- tressed Canadians at Canada Britain and the colony of Mon- House in London, sen-ol. i "If thev havi All these as well as Guyana their income and the Dominican Republic are already members of the three- year-old Caribbean Free Trade Association. It is obviously the hope of federatinnists lo have all association countries in the new political grouping. COULD GROW Commonwealth Caribbean governments seem concerned for the time being to maintain an English-speaking character in a new union, but some sources have not ruled out the possibility of z larger grouping possibly embracing French and Spanish-speaking territories. Jlui it soon faced _a number of j the French islands of Martinique and Gua dcloupe and the crises, including a drive for full individual sovereignty by some of the bigger members like states of HaRj and tne Domini- Tnnidad and Jamaica. can Obviously mindful of the pre- vious problems, the seven Car- ibbean leaders at the Grenada conference indicated they were en't received lax return they think they can gel a loan en money they say the government owes them." she said. HELPS FINANCIALLY Since Ibe beginning of August. Miss Badley has assisted 30 peo- ple financially. Almost as many requests daily are expected as the summer draws lo a close. "But if they don't give us a name lo there's nothing we can she said. That leaves many to their own devices. Some try begging, street-sing- ing or drug high- risk occupations in Amsterdam recent police crack- not at this state trying to pro- Back to School SOON! Get the Kids' Clothes Cleaned NOW' QUALITY BY THE LOAD 8 IBS. (NORMAL GARMENTS) PRE-SPOTTED AND AFTER-SPOTTED BY OUR ATTENDANT PARKSIDE COIN-OP LAUNDRY DRY CLEAN LTD. First in tethbridge wilh Coin-Op Dry Cleaning 2634 South Parkside Drive FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PHONE 327-0811 B A.M.-6 P.M. MONDAY-SATURDAY But many think mere trade pacts and regional co-operation without political unity may not be enough to satisfy the de- mands of the developing Carib- bean archipelago of countries and quasi independent states. "What we are trying to do Is to look at the future of the West Indies, to decide whether we are going to be one people with one said Ramphal. since down. Rumors persist that at least independent j somc Canadian travellers get by through selling their Cana- dian passports for fees said to reach S700 on the black mar- ket. "These rumors make the said Miss Badley, "but bow much truth is involved is another matter.'1 A new passport is Issued within three weeks, or sooner in urgent situations, if the person reporting the loss can produce a birtii certificate or Canadian cit- izenship papers. Draw To Be Conducted November Be An Early Bird Winner The tHird Early Draw in fhc fabulous Housing takes r-'acn September If vou a chance to be J500.0.1 nchnr, ACT MOW! Prncnpds fmni this will he uscrl for fc of lo.v rental housing for olrlrr VPlrvans, their dnponrJents and r.irizcns of Alhorta that have lo live on low fixfyl mcomcb, Tickets available from most Alberta members of Ihc Royal Canadian LcRion, or other veteran cinhs in your area, or corrplete and mail this Coupon n ci-nqiic? nr rro'ioy order for numhor required, flui I'lna's, fiKlinR slio-t don't miss out, tickets ru'-.v! I AC I NOW'! Clip and mail Ihls coupon today to: Veteran's Housing Project i Box 1873, Edmonlon, Alberta. Nama Address I Phone I i i j Please send mo rickets, at each, j I anrJoso cheque 'money order for J i--------------------------------------------------------------------------------1 Hume inri nrldreti MUST hi Included with each ticket piirchnierl. Thli lottery m conduclntl under Ihn authority of of of Four held after bones discovered SAX BERNARDINO. Calif. (API Two men and two women have been arrested on warrants charging conspiracy In commit murder in the death of a man from Toronto whose bones were found in a quick- I i m n -f i 11 e d Mojavp Desert prave. the sherrif's office said. Thursday. The victim, shot through the head, was found by a prospector on May ]2 about .10 miles north of Xccdlcs. He was identified last week as Rowan Harmon Runions. .11. originally from To- ronto. Carnoll Dawn Auc. 'X. identi- fied as Bunions' common-law wife, was arrested in Fort Lau- derda'e. Fla.. and Roberl Eu- eeno Weed. -Mi, was arrested in Palm Springs said Cant. Clinrtcs Callahan' of the San BeiTiardino County sheirif's of- fice. Deledives arrested Goora.i Lee Whipplp. 3fi. and Tluhie Charles -Tonkins. on Wednes- day in Tulsa, Okla.. Callahan id. Hlniions was known as Da'Md Edward Aup when he was last soon nlivc on Fob. 2. He oper- aled a gasoline sen-ice station in Ihe Phoenix, area. Oal lahan said. Big hailstones BRTVE, France (Rcuter) A hailstone as big as a grapefruit seriously injured an 18-year-old girl when it fell en her head during a storm nea here, police said Thursday. Other hailstones, some weighing almost three pounds, crashed through tjle roofs of homes diuing the storm and destroyed tobacco and other crops near this trwn in south central France. EVERY DOG WILL HAVE HIS DAY. For provincial civil servants that day will come soon Published on behalf of its members by the CIVIL SERVICE ASSOCIATION OF ALBERTA Brautificalion project at Lake Louise LAKE LOUISE 'CP) A project oloc- Iric lights around the 1 n k o shore is nearly complete. Rays Slo.vp Kim. superintendent of H.inff National Pnrk. The lighting system will en- courage visitors to walk beside the lake afler dark, he said. A neup asphalt and cement walkway nnd benches nt inler- vals along the shore would also be added Allhoiifjh one called Iho changes "truly the, begin- ning of Ihc Mr, Kiln said park officials nrc "quite enthu- siastic about Uio Idea." I 1 1 1 1 I 13 if GRAY PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE THE BEST MAN NEW CONSTITUENCY K- IF YOU UVE IN THESE BOUNDARIES, VOti FOR DICK THE MAN FOB UETHBRIDGE WEST WES nmut Authorized by, THE DICK GRAY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ;