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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Apartheid barriers lifted South Africa won't be the same again after Banda visit PRETORIA (Reuter) Feted and honored by the white lead- ers of South Africa, President Kamvzo Banda of Malawi flew home from a stale visit Friday that saw a history-making lift- ing of the barriers of apartheid. FIRST IN SALES! FIRST TO ARRIVE! 1972 TOYOTAS JAPAN'S NO. 1 IMPORT ON DISPLAY NOW TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE CouMs Highway PHONE 327-3165 Behind him, he left a South Africa that perhaps will never be the same again. The Malawi leader, the chiel black African champion of dia- logue with the powerful white- uominatcd republic, left at the end of a five-day tour, defiantly reaffirming his belief in his pol- icy of peaceful coexistence with South Africa. He also left a challenge to black African leaders who have denounced his dealings with the republic U> folloiv his search for black-white accord in Africa. Tte first visit here by a Black African head of state brought South Africa lo probably the most important milestone yet reached in its widening search for friends and influence on a HARDL1TE LENSES For everyone who wears glasses Avaibbta in ALL prescriptions. Harding lames Shatterproof and backed by a warranty against eye injury. Half the weight of ordinary glasses, Available in a variety of sryies, shapes, and tints. Protective lenses are law in some, countries advisable everywhere. Specializing in the fitting of Eye Doctor's Prescriptions FE Prescription Sunglasiei Children'! Frames MagniFieri Repairs Reasonable Prices OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. ST. 5: LETHBBIDGE Phone327-3609 generally hostile African conti- nent. But whether Banda's venture Into the seat of white South Af- rican power, into the very heart of apartheid, will yield quick re- sults, either at home or abroad, has yet to be shown. VISIT UNIQUE The visits-soon to be returned by a state visit to Malawi by South African president Jim its unique mo- ments, such as the sight, never seen here before, of white rulers sitting with black men. Banda wound up his tour with a defence of his dialogue policy a show of defiance tn black leaders who opposed his dealings with the while repub- lic. "I am indifferent tn any threat of expulsion from the OAU (Organization of African told a crowded news conference in Johannes- burg before leaving for home. He reaffirmed his opposition to some of South Africa's do- mestr policies, but at the same time refused to be drawn into discussing them. To nuestions Hint touched on the effect his visit might have had in breaking down the bar- riers of apartheid as they af- fected the segregated blacks, Banda usually replied: "I did not come here to solve South Af- rica's problems." He was strong in his defence of his motives in coming to South Africa, and seeing for himself how apartheid worked and o Africans lived under it. f ASPHALT PAVING TOLLESTRUP SAND and GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 328-2702 327-3610 PPESIDENT BANTA Leaves challenge "it i- no use we African lead- ers shouting against apartheid from thousands of miles away. We've got to see things for ourselves, and we talk to the leaders here and not shout at them, and utter idle and empty threats." Special advisers appointed EDMONTON (CP) Educa- tion Minister Robert Clark an- nounced loday the appointment of two Edmonton men as spe- cial advisers to the department of education on new school pro- grams for minority groups. Manoly R. Lupul of the Uni- versity of Alberta teaches the history of dedication in Western Canada and has specialized in the education of ethnic groups. Paul G. Otke of Grant Mac- Ewar Communitv College is a psychologist and is assistant chairman of the community ser- vices program at the college. Mr. Clark said the two men will be retained as consultants to help Ihc government develop special srbool programs (o eth- nic languages, cullure and his- tory. Saturday, Augull 31, 1971 THE LETHBRIDCt HERALD 21 today's FUNNY 3-11. HHU. fct NATO moves to Naples BRUSSELS (AP) Allied naval headquarters in the Medi- terranean, forced out of Malta by Prime Minister Com Muiloff, will be moved to Naples, the North Atlantic Treaty Organiza- tion announced Friday. Admiral Gino Birindelli, the Jtsb'an commander, has been in Naples since Mintoff ordered him off the island in June. Offices will be found by U.S. Admiral Horatio Rivero, NATO's over-all commander for southern Europe, who has a large installation, in u Naples suburb. NATO said (he decision lo move to Naples was made by the defence planning commit- tee, which includes all the mem- ber countries except France. Boy, 9, sees out of plastic eye ASIIEVILLE, N.C. (AP) An Asheville eye specialist has suggested that tests be made at a recognized eye in- stitute on a nine-year-old boy B'ho says he can see out of a plastic eye which replaced one removed three years ago after being damaged in a fire- works explosion. The specialist, Dr. William F. Powell, says extrasensory perception is a possibility. The family talks of a "mira- cle." David L. Pelletier of Black Mountain, N.C., first claimed to be able to see from the left eye July 6. A plastic eye re- placed the real one in Die sur- gery. His fatter, David L. Pelle- tier, says he was advised by an eye surgeon in Asheville, Dr. Sprinza Weizenblatt, that all nerves which might con- tribute to vision were taken nut after the fireworks acci- dent. Dr. Weizenblatt ac- knowledges performing the surgery but declines further comment. A reporter and a photogra- pher for the Asbeville Times said they saw the boy locate, CARPET and LINO (Complete Free Estimates! No Obligation! PHONE 327-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE "The Cflrpet House of Hie South" Kincjtand, I "lereaitk nsu.ran.ee j cLtd. INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON 507A 7lh STREET SOUTH Identify and describe a vnri- ety o.' objects while his go'jd eye was covered. Air Canada, pilots ajjrcc MONTREAL (CP) Air Can- ada said Friday it has reached tentative agreement will] llic Canadian Air Line Pilots' ciation on n new cor.lrud to be- come effective Nov. 1 However, no details nf thr agreement will be released until the airline's 1.200 CALPA em- ployees ratify the settlement. Voting Is expected to lake Iwo weeks. Win at Waterton NOBLEFORD (Special) Four members of the Keho Park Golf Club were winners nt the annual Waterton Park Golf Tournament. Winners of flights were An- drew (Nap) Milroy, Alfred Gor- zitza and Jean Thomson Runner up In her flight was Lou Milroy. Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAr TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'J RECOMMENDATION fjJJJMAICO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. 338-5447 CONESTOGA MOTOR HOME by McDONELL MANUFACTURING 1502 2nd AVE. S. LETHBR1DGE, ALTA. NEED A MOTOR HOME? SEE! PRICE! AND RIDE IN THE smoolrieBl riding Motor Home made loday THE Home wilfi Ine Iccsf noise travelling. THE only Molor Home cvciilcblc loday with the riding quality of o big cor. VERY good gcs mileage. WE invite you lo see our 22 and 23 ft. cupacily modeli, construclcd so ihere is more room inside than ihe aver- age Molor Hcme of ihis ?ize. AMPLE slorage and upper cupboards. SECOND hand trailers and campers available. TRY OUR RENTAL PLAN Send a strong Social Credit team to the Legislature from Southern Alberta. PREMIER HARRY STROM Cypress TED HINMAN Cardston LE1GHTON BUCKWELL Macleod JOHN ANDERSON Lethbridge-East DICK GRUENWALD Lethbridge-West RAY SPEAKER Little Bow CHARLIE DRAIN Pincher Creek -Crowsnest DOUG MILLER Taber-Warner hserted by die Alberta Social Credit League. ;