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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LfTHBRIDGE HERALD WednBiHoy, Auguil 25, 1971- Dritish Prime minister Ed- ward Ilcalh gave a theatrical dinner party at Cheiiuers his official country uslalo. and. ac- li-css Olivia DC Ilavillaml read liis Chinese horoscope. The prc (liuliuii: his test vcars are still to eome. told him we were both born under Ilic same sign ot I he Chinese .sign ot Ihc said (he veleran Hollywood star, horn in Tokyo of Brilish parents. "It is the luckiest sign there i.s. 11 means the middle years of your life are lucky, but the last third is even luckier still. He said be would tell his friends about it.'1 A pretty blonde Danish school teaehe'r, charged with indecency for wearing hot pants, appeared in court at Pa- lermo, Sicily, wearing u mod- est dress and swore she will not wear the thigh revealing garb or miniskirts while she remains here. Ten days ago when he saw Use 27, s waving down the street in her hot pan (s, magistrate Vincenzo Salermi, 52, was outraged. "I coiOd see her said Salermi. adding: "I am very sensitive to the morale welfare of the c it i- zenry." He ordered police to charge Miss Wittrock with public in- decency. Prince Charles, undergoing his first stint ot naval training, will likely be in the Halifax, N.S. naval base next summer as an officer of the Royal i Navy's missile-destroyer Nor- folk. The Norfolk will be the flag- ship of a mixed NATO flotilla, including Canadian ships, which wili visit the northwest Atlan- tic area on exercises and ml] catl at Halifax. It was learned that the prince will be treated as any other visiting officer and no special national or provincial welcome is indicated. His own social ac- tivities will confined to time off from his watch duty on board Norfolk. "Well said John Diet- cnbaker, when told the govern- ment would close the two Bo- inarc missile bases in Canada, chickens have come home to roost.'' It was the so-called Bomarc crisis of 1561-62 that first caus- ed a major rupture in the cab- inet of former prime minister Picfcnbaker after his govern- ment derided against aiming Hie missiles with nuclear war- lit Ills 'First the Liberals cun- ilpmnrd us ior brinpiua in the then they "con- demned us for not arming them1' with nuclciir warheads. JOII.V DIEFENBAKEIl Cliucklcs ''Then they assumed office and armed them Uicmselves. And now they are disarming them." He said Prime Minister Tra- deau "has been kept busy spew- ing up every intended principle for which his party stood un- der former prime minister Pearson.1' i> rt V lilranor Roosrvrll once threatened to divorce her hus- band Franklin, the future pres- ident, if he refused to end a romance with her social secre- tary, says a book to be publish- ed soon. Roosevelt and Lucy Page Merrer agreed never to see each oilier again, writes author Joseph Lash in Eleanor and Franklin, based on Mrs. Roos- evelt's private- papers. Mrs. Roosevelt first employ- ed Miss Mercer, then 22, in the winter of 19I3-1-I to help with social correspondence. Roosevelt at the lime was as- sistant secretary of the navy, a post he held until 1920. He was president from 1933 until his death in 1945. The book says Mrs R.oose- velt found out about the ro- mance in after her hus- band returned from a trip to Europe and was stricken with double pneumonia. Market criticizes U.S. GENEVA (Renter) The European Common Market crit- icized the United States here for the 10-per-cent supplemen- tary duty on imports announced by President Nixon. Kalf Dahrendorf, member of the Common Market executive commission responsible for ex- ternal affairs, told a special meeting here of the council of the General Agreement on Tar- iffs and Trade that the current situation is the result of policies followed by the United States and not the fault of the rest of the world. The commissioner, a West German, demanded on behalf of the six Common Market coun- tries that the United States abolish the new duty "in the shortest time possible" and ab- stain from other actions which he said are also incompatible with GATT rules. He added that the market challenged the legality of the U.S. trade measures. Manila seualor is accused MANILA (AP) President Ferdinand Marcos charged today that a leading opposition senator has been financing and arming Communist groups bent on destroying the government. Marcos read what he called military intelligence reports de- tailing more than a score of meetings between Senator Be- nigno Aquino Jr. and leaders of Marxist and Maoist rebel forces. He accused Aquino of giving them money and in- cluding automatic rifles, sub- machine-guns and grenade launchers during the last six years. Aquino, 30-year-old Liberal party secretary-general, said later in a radio interview he had been expecting Marcos to make these ''very serious and sa'id he hoped that he would be treated like any other citizen and be given ''my day in court to confront'1 the accusations. Sudan, China sign agreement BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) China and the Sudan signed an agreement Tuesday [or the con- struction of a highway network, bridges and a textile factory with a million Chinese loan, the Sudanese state radio re- ported. The agreement underlines President Jaafer cl-Nimciri's desire (o establish closer rela- tions with Peking since his rift New government BEIRUT, Lebanon CAP) A new government was formed in Yemen Tuesday with a former nrmy commander in-chief Lt. (Ton. Hassan el Amri, as prime minister, Egypt's Middle East news agency reported. Abdulla Asnag, one of the lenders of the anti-British rebel- lion in neighboring South Ye- men, v-'as appointed foreign with the Soviet Union after last month's unsuccessful Commun- ist-inspired coup in the Sudan. The loan was agreed to last year and the accord was signed in Khartoum, the Sudanese cap- ital. The radio also quoted a gov- ernment spokesman as saying the Sudan ir, negotiating a ?2-l million loan with Britain. in. Yemen minister in Amn's I l-uipin'nrr cabinet, the agency said in dispatch from San'a, capital of tho Southeast Arabian penin- sula country. Asnag, head of the once-pow- erful Trade Union Congress in South Yemen, has lived in exile In Yemen since South Yemen won independence from Britain in KIWI, HIGH NOTES Teacher David Folk of Goshen, Ind., right, lends a bracing hand Jo sludent Don Thiesson, God's Narrows, Man., as ihey reach for a high nole at Water- loo futheran Universitys opera workshop. Forty sludenls are taking the month-long course. Lndwig labels Conservatives oiie-inun show Carol liiirnel files suit OAUiAKY