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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, December 8, 1971 THE LITHBRIDGE HERALD 39 The old and the new meet in Nigerian city for monkey on a stick DENIN, Nigeria (AP) There's a booming business in crocodile' meal, smoked monkey on a slick and plant snails at Hie traditional oba market in far f.way is the state-owned, ultra-modern Hold Ben-del, where travellers can fea.st on French onion soup, scampi and escalope viennoise. In Nigeria, black Africa's most populous stale, the jet age and ancient traditions happily co-exist. Benin, the fountainhcad of a mighty empire and a major source of slaves in centuries gone by, is changing with the rest of new schools, office buildings, roads and hotels. But its open-air market across from the palace of the oba, or traditional king of Benin, is probably the most of old and new in this capital city of Nigeria's mill-west side. It's a dazzling profusion of hawkers, children, goats, shoppers and cl'ifs. where yon can buy toothpaste and nail or vulture heads and tea shells for juju magic. Market mammies dressed v c -c a t c h i n r; of rod, y: run hinulra! v.rjj'c'ii stalls by ronf.s. They Z'.re rn'.'.'y to maku with anyone willing to bar-Rain. If tourists show up, a price-fixing system goes into operation. No matter where you go in the market, kola cloth or any other merchandise is suddenly triple the price Nigerians themselves would pay. Walking past the congested stalls is occasionally a shock for the squeamish foreigner, but invariably an interesting experience. Smoked monkey on a stick, head and all, is about Monkey (high is deemed testiest. Porcelain basins hold chunks of fresli crocodile meat. "It tastes very said a stall tender, waving a piece in the air. Across the narrow pathway huge snails, a delicacy, are offered at about a dime children poke turtles piled in a large bucket luitil one pops his head out to investigate and is met by a chorus of giggles. Flying feathers and frantic squawks come from chickens packed together in reed baskets. Nanny goats and kids bleat from their tethering posts. At the next slail a market mammy shoos away the flies as she neatly stacks her kola nuts and tomatoes in appealing pyramid displays, all the while taking care not to disturb tile baby tied papoose-like to her back. if. SASKATOON (CP The Pacific rim holds enormous promise of increased markets for western Canadian meat and grain, federal Manpower Minister Otto Lang said here. Mr. Lang, the minister in charge of the Canadian Wheat Board, (old a news mark hi> is especially excited by (he prospects of the Japanese markets. There now Lire certain restrictions in Japan, especially toward Canadian barley and rapesced, but "I got a .sympathetic hearing." Mr. Lang, win has jn.cl (P f Q tmied from a trip to Japan and cthc'r Pacific countries, said the i.nk'r.d to import 20 per cent of INcir beef in the fuiurc, which offers tremendous market possibilities. He suid the overwhelm ing reaction from flu: piuspoctive CiJ-'nnirvs V.PS in favor of ada switcibing to low curicic acid varieties as quickly as possible. Mr. Lang 'said that although farmers have encountered some problems in marketing low euricic rapeseed he has confidence in its future Killed Canadian TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Mohammad H u s s c i n Assad! Chanlu, convicted of (he murder last December of a Canadian school teacher, was executed by firing squad at daivn Monday. Clianlu, 37, entered the apartment of Leonard A. Yager, 37, of Montreal and killed him together with a 12-year-old student who was taking a Skylark Buffer and Egg or Honey Corn 20-oz. sliced loaf Chip Dips Lucerne Fresh Assorted Flavours p Bel Air Canada Fancy Frozen Peas and Carrels 10 oz. or Mixed Vegs. fjj i! 11 oz. net wt, pkg. Lucerne, Holiday Fruit, Egg Nog Plus 12 other delicious flavours Da! Parchment Wrapped 1-lb. Print c! Pink Salmon Sea Trader 73A oz. net wt. tin ASSORTED COLORS Big Christmas Albums Listen to the sweet sounds cf Christmas in Stereo. Check the Safeway record section for your favorite e Savers Here Christmas Cakes Mrs. Willman's Fruit, Dark or light I I 3-lb. each K 1 .99 Peek Frean Small Rich Tea, Arrowroot, Digestive, Ginger Crisp, Nice, Princess 7.5 8 oz. net wt. pkg. SUPER SAVER P I Lucerne fresh, Creamed Chive, Fruit Salad, Pine- apple 12-oz. net wt. tub Truly Fine, 5 colors ply pkg. for for fals sat Balls Orange 4-3'i-or. net wt. pkg. In poly bag Chef-Boy-Ar-Dee .........30 fl. at. tin Posts 9-oz. or Alpha Bits 10-oz. net wt. pkg. 79' 73' See our Non Foods dis- play. Check our selec- tion o f decorative cards, wrapping paper plush toys, glassware, film, photo albums, games other needs for Christmas. Party-Time Super Savers Ft urn Pudding Cicsso and "fGtti 15-oz. net wl. fin Lemon Juice Realemon 25 fl. oz. bile Prices Are Effective In Lethbridco December 8-11. Florida Fresh Red or White Size 48s Super Saver Sardines King Oscar not vil tin for 1 Sea Food Sauce ftft Crosse and Blackwell 9 fl. oz. btle Prices on Party Needs U UfaLH t Wft-S-tiy 6-oT. net wt. tin Brown and Serve, Skylark !Bl5 ..............Pkg. of 12 Ae CM Fashioned, uJliS Skylark Pkg. of 12 in 07C WinfiS Old English Artificial Ginger, Port, Sherry 25 fl. oz. bile. Heinz Tomato 15 fl. or. Ocean Spray, late Howes 1-lb. net wt. pkg..........Super Saver AJa> for Alberta. Canada No. 1 Grado Super Saver Canada No. 1 Grade. Add flavour to stows.....Super Saver .a JIL Reds or Gems M Canada No. 2, cello bag Super Saver Ibs. (.ClKG EJat Onion Rings w, Pkg 29c Creme de Menthe OM (..IM Mr Artificial Wine 25 fl. oz. btl.. 0 7C Bits and Bit cs w, pk, 49c johnion TIII-M Clovcrlcaf white flaked CO, 1111X60 NUTS 12-or net wl. tin I UltH 6ii.oz. net wt. tin ScuscfSe no, wl. 26c Instant Coffee Mixed Kuts Mirade Whip 83c We Reserve The Right To Limit Quantities. Genuine Japaneso Discount Prico 4Sm Ibs. 9-lb. box IFEWAY COP XfiiGHI I960. UMIUB ;