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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta tj Egypt's envoy falls to death i LONDON Gen. el- Leissy Egypt's aassador-desigjiate to was killed Friday when he fell j nine floors from an apartment j building here. a career army officer j ivho headed Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's bodyguard unit until earlier this was here I on a private visit. He had been undergoing treatment for a neu- j rological disorder. It was believed that he lost' his balance on the balcony of the ninth-floor apartment in the Maida Vale district and fell. Treaty interpreter Jimmy is the only man alive who travelled with the federal government treaty party to northern settlements in 1921. He tries to explain to North- west Territories Supreme Court in Hay River what really happened when a controversial treaty was signed in 1921. Canada loses good friend in Rogers but may get more punch from Kissinger WASHINGTON Can- ada loses a good friend with the departure of William Rogers s U.S. secretary of state next but the switch to Henry Kissinger could prove more fruitful for Canadians in the long who has been the brilliant be- hind President Nixon's foreign policy for the last 4Vz will soon have the title and the responsibility '.a match his in- fluence. For Canada and other coun- tries which have felt overlooked at times in the sweep of Nixon's great-pwer the new era of concentrated control over U.S. foreign policy could have a number of beneficial diplmais should no langer be required to divide their attentions tactfully be- tween the state department and Kissinger's office in the White House. responsibility for the Ml range of U.S. foreign and not just the glamorous spe- cial assignments entrusted to him by Kissinger may be Induced In future to give more weight to areas of the world which have been scanled. By infusing the state de- partment with fresh prestige and Kissinger's appoint- ment could give added weight to U.S. diplomatic missions abroad and greater influence to the 0-man army of frequently knowledgeable bu- reaucrats at department. head- quarters. To balance these potential ad- there are areas of un- certainly created by the Kissin- ger appointment. One of the most important was summed up in a New York Times editorial which praised the is little in the record to reveal he is thinking about the developing Latin Can- ada or the United Another concerns his or even to make use of the department's re- sources after operating so ex- clusively in the past with a trim I staff and hand-picked aides at the White House. Although he was constantly overshadowed In the foreign- policy Rogers has been with respect and even 'affection by much of tha diplo- matic corps here. The Cana- in have felt they could get a sympathetic hearing from him. Rogers was born and spent much of his youth within spitt- ing distance of the Canadian at the northern New I York town of Norfolk. Those be- jginnings may have contributed to the easy relations that gener- i ally marked his meetings with I External Affairs minister Mit- I chell Sharp and other Canadian representatives. The extent of Kissinger's for Canada and his sensi- tivity to the special ties of his-i tory and commerce that link j the two countries are largely unknown. He has rarely pronounced at length on issues of specific con- cern to Ottawa. The foreign-pol- reviews prepared by his j staff for Nixon each year have concentrated on such areas as it-he Soviet Union. Viet- i nam and Europe. HENRY KISSINGER WILLIAM ROGERS CURRIE'S FINE FOODS Stakes are high in B.C. vote B.C. Six I from the legislature last June j including the son of former premier W. A. C. Ben- will contest the Sept. 7 in Okan- Clad in his lie was provincial byelectiou seen clinging to the balcony rail j agan South which appears cer- just before he plunged to the j tain to have a major impact on ground. Nassef's appointment as am- bassador to his firai Vi the Egyptian diplomatic serv- was announced earlier fXJ year. He was to have taken up is seeking to retain for Social the post upon tf j Credit the seat that became va- the future political scene in British Columbia. Nominations closed Friday. William Richard Bennett. 44- vear-old Keiowna medical treatment here. i cant when his father resigned SEND YOUR CHILD BACK TO SCHOOL WITH 3-WAY PROTECTION AGAINST INJURY TO THE EYE 1 2 SAFE-I-KIM FRAME lo industrial s 3 -HARDUTE ot HARDEX LENSES FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE Specializing in the fitting of Eye Doctor's prescriptions Prescription Sunglasses Children's Frames Magnifiers Repairs Reasonable prices OPTICAL PfcESCRIPTIQN ST S LETHBRIDGE Phone 327-3609 after representing Okanagan South for 32 years. Also contesting the seat are Demi a lawyer and the seatless leader of the Progressive Conservative Party in Bryan 27. a full-time organizer for the New Democratic Liberal John a Keiowna pharma- Brian 23-year-old farm laborer from Keiowna rep- resenting the Communist Party of and Kenneth Hasa- nen. 44. of who is running as an independent candidate. The outcome of the byelec- tion could have a bearing on future leadership of both the Social Credit and Progres- sive Conservative parties in B.C. and may give some indi- cation about whether Social Cre- dit will be able to recover from the crushing defeat it suffered in the provincial general elec- tion last Aug. 30 when it was swept out of power by the New Democratic Party after more than 20 years in office. The present standing in the 55-seat legislature is 38. Social Credit Liberal PC vacant h FIRST VENTURE A victory in the voting Sept. 7 by Mr. who is mak- ing his first venture into poli- would immediately mark him as a strong contender to succeed his father as the pro- vincial leader of his party. The i former premier has announced i he plans to step down as the j j Social Credit leader and a lead- I ership convention is scheduled j to be held in Vancouver Nov. 24 to name a successor. 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