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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta JVo commitment on peace force Count Canada ont at moment PINHOIE DECISIONS Busy business executives try their hands at needlepoint during class given at a New York restaurant'. It was the initial session of the needle' point cocktail hour for men, a chance for the harried ex- ecutives to relax jmt the way grandmother did. From lefl are: Bill Meigs, an odor; Charles Sowyer, an cd man; Brll Silver, a reel estate executive; Frank Farrell, a colum- nist, and Nick Poppas, assistant commissioner of York Department of Commerce and Industry. They fell for ghost hoax OTTAWA (CP) Govern- ment officials are showing signs of uneasiness at the prospect of CIG alive and well OTTAWA (CP) The Com- mittee for an Independent Can- ada (CIC) is "alive and well and living in the House of Cora- its national chairman Eddie Goodman said Thursday. Mr. Goodman told a news conference that 56-members of the new Parliament, elected Oct. 30, are either card-carry' ing members of the committee or have expressed "very strong views" in support of committee objectives. He said the figure includes Jiree members of the Trudeau Minister Alas- air Gillespie, Secretary of state Hugh Faulkner and Solic- itor-General Warren AUmand. By party, the total includes 27 Conservatives, 1C New Demo- crats and 13 Liberals, he said. He was unable to name all in- Canadian involvement in an in- ternational peace force in Viet- am. External Affairs Minister Mit- chell Sharp and official sources in Ottawa and Washington have taken pains in recent days to stress that Canada is withhold- ing any commitment to such participation until the shape ol a Vietnam settlement is clear. Their public and private com- ments seem aimed at dispelling any impression th'it, public statements to the contrary, Canada Is lock.ec into an oper- An unnamed source, believed iere to be a top-ranking Cana- dian diplomat, told a Washing- ton reporter Tuesday that Can- ada would not agree to take part in the observer group until after an international confer- ence is held, According to published re- ports ol the agreement being negotiated by Hanoi and Wash- ington, that would take place 30 days after a ceasefire is achieved. Washington is believed want the observer force may not. I don't think one can be very optimistic about it. I'm certainly not very optimistic alxjut it." His officials make the point more biunt. After gen- eratio.ns of fighting, they say, neither side v.ill quit just be- cause of a ceasefire. Mr. Sharp said in the inter- view that international sjper- vision might work "providing there's enough goodwill." But an official familiar with the infighting and futility of the in j ICC says that "on that kind ol ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) A' soape cheesecloth and a photo-' cadets were bringing in cam- U.S. Naval Academy midship-; graphic slide. eras and tape recorders, and man says the ghost which has j it" was all designed, he said, i the occupants weren't getting been appearing in a West Point j (0 "mak" army look stupid j any studying done." dormitory this fall Ls nothing wanted something thev more than a hoax he helped to t pull off in aayence of tne army- j h something tnal wi'th Ua. side the room to awaken the ttion whose success is at the place when the ceasefire takes an operation there is no good- best in doubt. effect. i will." Their remarks are directed! But Ottawa has agreed only! Ottawa sUll does not know both at the Canadian public and 1 to put its contigent on the exist-: whether its first condition for at the combcUnU in the Viet-, ing International Control Com-! participation wiil be in- nam war, especially the United mission to the task of over- i vitation from Saigon, Hanoi, States government. seeing the ceasefire in that SO-1 and the Viet Cong as well as And they have been delivered day interval. j Washington, amid reports that Washington Canada's hesitancy reflects j Nor does it know the response and Hanoi are on the verge of a pessimism among officials that: to the peace plan from the ceasefire agreement that will the ceasefire would be more i other prospective members of include provision for an inter- than an opportunity for com-; the observer group: Hungary, national supervisory force that plete U.S. withdrawal from Poland and Indonesia, would include Canada and three Vietnam, leaving opposing Viet- j that combination o! Elephants kill 1 in continuing j countries, said one official, ''it .oofcs like a hamstrung organ- wS several tens of namese forces hostility. Mr. Sharp expressed those _ feelings in a weekend television j At worst, officials estimate interview. i operation could cost Canada LAGOS (Reuter) Wild ele- NOT OPTIMISTIC up to S1W million a year, pbants have killed two farmers 'Tne question you have to That is based on the highest ask yourself is would a truce estimate yet received of the G' i di'ieivboiind atmosphere they would a[ navy football game delphia Saturday. William G man at Ani ers yesterday he fashioned the vvould have imagined." trick with the aid of flashlight, Graven, a midship- swallow. Well, they fell napolis, fold report- for it_ fell much further than I r SAND GRAVEL ASPHALT TOILESTRUP SAND AND GRAVEL Construction Co. Ltd. PHONE 328-2702-327.3610 The West Point ghost story began this fall when two cadets reported that on several occa- sions an apparition of a 15th- century cavalryman, wearing a handle-bar moustache and car- rying a musket, had appeared in their room. Two cadet officers verified that there had been "some sort of phenomenon" in the room. The resulting stir caused the Gravell said he and another midshipman, who would not al- low his name to be revealed, journeyed to West Point, several times to bring the ghost to life. A midshipman with cilled on pen- moustache was dressed in an old mock military uniform and photographed, "de- liberately underexposed so the picture would look dim and milky." Gravell, a senior from Riv- erton, N.J., said he and his co- hort, dressed in civilian clothes and armed with the slide, a flashlight, cheesecloth and a {ire- extinguisher, visited West Point on Halloween. seemed like appro- k 328-2702 military academy to put the room off limits with a spokes- 1 priate time to he added. man explaining: "There was Gravell said the fire ex- too much traffic. Their fellow i tinguisher was turned on out- guys are pretty ingenious. tained in a questionnaire mailed by the committee to all candi- dates who ran in the election. Onlv about one-third of the wouldn't fall for it. He'd thick it was some sort of projection." PROJECTED SLIDE Gravell said that while his friend was operating the ex- food and cash crops in Nigeria's northeastern state, said official reports received here. now last long enough to permit manpower necessary: offi- a political settlement of the cers and up to support war, that's all. It may or it staff in Vietnam and Ottawa. probably are sympathetic to CIC objectives. Mr. Goodman said he is hope-1 fu! the support among MPs will result in a broader Commons debate of national cultural and economic issues, and help J I." T SUK-1 .._... tmguisher, he lowered himseli !nto legislation some from the room and projected 0? the tte -CTC ha5 the slide throughi a window_on worldng tn n in thA r to a wall in the room. Only one cabinet minister flashlight was covered with Mr -Gmespie _ had out cheesecloth to soften its beam. "Tne first time they woke up they screamed worked beautifully." said. CIC membership in the last Parliament, he said. He could Naval Academy officials re- fused to comment, although one and it not say many MPs in the Gravell House were members. Mr. Goodman said he sent telegram to Prime Minister Trudeau last week calling for officer said the plan was tiechni- stronger legislation to curb for- cally feasible and that "those' eign economic domination in [Canada. You can take a WHITE HORSE anywhere Distilled, Blended and Bottled in Scotland by Whits Horse DistilisrsLtd., Scc-ilsnd FRIDAY SATURDAY DECEMBER 1st and 2nd THESE SPECIALS IN EFFECT ONLY AT CENTRE VILLAGE IGA-LETHBR1DGE WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES MARTENS COALDALE Pfices in effecf untii closing Sat., Dec. 2nd !GA (McGavins) BREAD 20-or loaves for THRIFTWAY PINEAPPLE 19 fl. or. tins for CARITOK CLUB Ginger Ale or Cola 30-oz. POP 6 for PLUS 5c PER BOTTLE DEPOSIT TURKEYS CANADA GRADE A 22 IBs. and over or Grade B or Utility, 10-20 Ibs, Ib. RED POTATOES .39 -------HO Ib. bag MAPLE LEAF JAPANESE MANDARIN ORANGES Box 2-99 NALLEY'S POTATO CHIPS 8-or. pkgs for HAPPY TIME ICE CREAM 1.79 Gallon Volume V-f" COLUMBIA ENCYCLOPEDIA Volume One a book week thereafter at ;