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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 34 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, Auoujt 30, 1972 Now that Russians are gone Egyptians enjoying beaches Hy OKAWIU.K M'ATI'S AGAMY, Egypt (Ilcuter) Now that the Russians Imve left the blaanj: whito samls of this tiny seaside resort, the Egypt- ians arc finding it pleasant (o walk unhhulred on their own beaches. There was a time, not long wlion one could see Ihe Russians each morning and evening trooping down to their spot'ial reserved part of the beach. From a distance, they could be seen flexing their imiscles, for pictures for their families back home and swim- ming In Ihe blue Mediterranean. They mainly young mis- sltemen, sunburned and healthy from their frequent spells on llio beach, enjoying (he kind of duty they a re unlikely t o f i ml n t home. Now, however, they have been sent packing by President Anwar Sadat, who ordered an end to the Soviet military pres- enco of about men in July. Sactat has said that some So- viet inslniclors will renuiin to complete their contracts and Russian civilian technicians are expected to remain. lUit tho young Russian sol- diers have gone and it is almost sad to sec the empty spot on the at Agamy where they used to swim in a group of obinit or -10. They always stayed (ugdher and an Egyptian sailor' tiscd to stop ntlier foreign or Kjjyptian bathers pcnctroling the Russian bench area. IlirsSIAXS UNSOCIAL There was one incident which typified the way Egyptians had to resent the Soviet pres- ence. A tall, elderly Egyptian was slopped one day from svdrn- Saturday In Weekend Magazine tning from tlrc Soviet part of the beach ;uul ind n f mini's argu- ment with the Mgyptian guard. After shouting at each other for 10 minutos the dcledy Kgyptian stunned away .snort- ing: "Russian imperialists." The Kgyptians resented (he Itussians because they found them unsmiling, uncommunica- tive and tight with their money. "TCvi'ii (heir officers used to walk rather than pay for a sjiid ime Cairo taxi driver. They were known as hard bargainers in tho (lairo bazaars and Deemed to havr an unlim- ited thirst for rings, bracelets and other trin- kets. The bazaar tradesmen were the first to know that something was irp when the Russians sud- denly began buying not even bothering to bargain. A few days July 111 j made his announcement I that the Russians were leaving. j Perhaps the Egyptians were a I little unfair to the Russians. So- I viol citizens overseas arc often I discouraged from mixing i other nationalities. If they ap- peared stand-offish il was prolv ably they were told to behave in this way. BIVES THE OR SANDS A dragline chews mlo Iho berta as Sy Athabasca oil sands near Fort McMurray in Northern Al- ficicnt way nchrudc Canada Ltd. tries lo of removing tho oil-ialurati find the most cf- id sands. ''Values According to H. Gordon Green, who grew up in 3 village, and still lives near one. if the small-town way of life should disappear, something very wonderful will have gone out of the essential soul of this country. In Weekend Magaine this Saturday, he explains the values of a small town, and tells how transplanted city people and "progress" are threatening small towns and making the country like the city. Mick dagger, Violent Music Man Robert Stall was with the Stones and their great star during their recent 30-city North American concert four. Read what it was like, and about the personality and problems of Mick jagger. Death On The Highways Canada's worst drivers aro in the Province of Quebec. Gerard Vat He res travelled the Laurenlian Autorouto on Dominion Day weekend and foretells what could happen this Labor Day weekend, Our Changing Red Coats Artist Torn McNeety portrays how the RCMP's rod jacket" has changed since the nne issued in 1874. Vegetable Surprises Margo Olivet's lecipes for good-tasting vegetable dishes. Doyle Bids Adieu Mohoody will want to miss Doyk Ktyn's fin's! co'urc.r in which she tells about the many yeatc. she bar, worked a columnist for Weekend Magazine. Women Who Make It Dr. Margaret Henninrj, perhaps thn leading authority women executives, tells how they get to tho top., The Lcthbridgc Herald Trees 'tortured9 for good of science By .JAMES CARRIER IIAMDEN, Conn. (AP) Trees are being "tortured" in Hamdcn. Their leaves are being plucked off, onn by one, until the trees arc nude. Leaves that grow hack are pressed between plates and passed with cnrbon dioxide. And two men and a woman oro c onst antly pryin g, poking, spying and measuring. But it's for the good of sci- ence and the tree-owner, re- searchers say. Dr. Neil C. Turner and Dr. Gary Hcichcl of the Connecticut agriculture experiment station are simulating the defoliation of the gypsy moths and elm span worms, which ato thousands of acres of leaves in Connecticut this year and last. "People have the feeling that If a tree is defoliated two or years in a row, it will Turner said in an inter- view. Tho study explore that hypothesis. "We suspect that Iho trees ac- tually die because they are starving to death or become .subject to a disease because they are Turner said. Using maplo and oak trees, the scientists, along with Vain sophomore Kathy Woglom, look all the leaves off six trees, 75 pur cent off six more and 50 per conl off a third set. On ono trecr leaves wcro pulled off and put through a machine to measure leaf area. In three weeks, leaves started reappearing on the trees, Turner said. Tho bare Irce produced the most new leaves, but only alwut fif) per cent of its original foli- age, he .said. Half-bare trees snowed less than five per cent new growth of leaves. Trees that had lost 7o per cent of their foliage rcgrew n quarter of their missing leaves. The sizes of the leaf pores were measured, and the ability of the leaves to take nourish- ment from the sun was checked Iry isolating leaver; on the trees inside a chamber and measur- ing the amount of carbon diox- ide they consumed. "The question people- arc ask- ing Is, 'Do we have to Turner said. By learning wliat species are sensitive, tho station hopes to provide an answer and deter- mine at what point spraying is useless to save a tree. Tha home-owner doesn't spray until alter the bugs start chewing, Turner noted. Turner and IleiclicI aren't ready to make any conclusions yet. It will take another season new leaves appear in tbo determine how much energy the tree used up in mid- season to grow new leaves. English and Scotch comes to town special opening offer custom tailored suits reg. up to or 2 fa One of Canada's leading makers of custom made suils has just come to town. To moke you a beautiful custom moda suit. Jn the slyto of your choice, And as a get acquainted offor, we put aside a wide selection of our suits which we offer lo you for a limited lime at Custom made means custom made. Made lo your order. To your exact measurements. In the stylo of your choice. From a rich selection of Fall and Winter fabrics, In contemporary shades of assorted geomeTrics, glen plaids, herringbones, stripes ond the very latest knit looks. How can wo offer you so much for so iulc? For three reasons. 1. We've owned ond operated our own shops in Canada for over 40 years. 2. Wo buy our fabrics dlrectfy from the world's leading mills. 3. Wo make our own suils in our la i lor Ing rooms. Come in and SCR for yourself. OPENING SPECIAL! ONE RACK OF DOUBLE KNIT FORTREL SLACKS Assorted pattern! and colon. Sires 30 fo 40...............SPECIAL 14 ,95 Englishes Opon Thursday and Friday evenings until 9 p.m. English and Scotch Woollen Co. Ltd. "Wo furn the finest fabrics Into Canada's finest custom mado CENTRE VILLAGE MALL 1240 Second Avenue N. LETHBRIDGE PHONE 328-8021 Stores in Edmonton Calgary Lothhridga, ;