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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta f> f, 3IAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY Thomas .lolley, 27, who renounced his citizenship and moved In Canada in Mil, and since rciurnccl lo Talla-hassu, Florida, to work as a reporter for the Tallahassee Democrat, is u "Man Without a Country." The Supreme Court refused (o hear his case, and he has nnlil 7 to leave the coimlrv OTTAWA (CP) Conservatives have compcleld a Ihi-ce-clav national policy convention with unbridled enthusiasm. But, oddly enough, few seemed to dwell on policy. The scenl of a possible political victory in a federal election expected next year offered the cwtcmcnl. With public opinion polls showing an increase in Conservative popularity, with reports of vastly improved party finances and with pointed pledges of support from provincial leaders, the policy convention turned into a lel's-go-gel-them campaign launching. "I have never seen this type of enthusiasm at a national convention." said an Ontario cabinet minister. "But 1 am still nol exactly sure where it's being channelled." II didn't appear to be channelled into the policy workshops where, with several notable exceptions, the discussions were generally dull and often poorly attended. Under the policy-making machinery involved, it was difficult to relate the discussions with possible changes in official party policy. Under the system, party headquarters prepared a list pi about 2IJO resolutions which were discussed, eliminated or revised in three different work shops. The stack of resolulions (hat finally came back lo the main convention its final day Tuesday included many that slated the obvious, some lhal were unrlcar, and others that j wei'c contradictory. ANAM'SK IIESULTS Headquarters will sift through the results, blend related results together and report to the parliamentary caucus, which won't be bound by them. The seven hours of policy discussions was clearly not the highlight of the convention. Delegates would gladly disengage to talk about the party's diances in the next election. One of the most common expressions was: "At least we ean see victory as a possibility now." It is doubtful whether Party Leader Robert Stanfield ever faeed a more enthusiastic audience than on Monday night. He made a fighting, election-type speech interrupted 28 times by applause. When he said that if everyone worked, "I shall be prime minister of Canada." he was given a standing v Premier William Davis of On- tario announced to Mr. Slanficld i that in Ihc next campaign "On-' c tario will he with you and we'll do just as well federally as wu have provinciallv." OTIIKHS I'LKIH'.K Sl'l'POIIT There was similar support from other Conservative provincial premiers and leaders. Mr. Davis was reported, in private conversations, to aid his enthusiastic supuo] Ir. Stanfield is partly base ifficulties in dealing will Vudeau government on f l-provhicial mdters. In assessing the convci fficiais appeared j'.islifi( minting to the increase olvement of young people he party's younger, imap1. But there 4ill some dark corners. Only l-K) of Ihc 1.500 dele from Quebec, while irovince was entitled to there. And only one o three Quebec MPs-Marti? selin of playec significant part in the co tion. teachers MASINASIN" Masinasin Parent-Teacher interviews were well attended recently when parents met with teachers to discuss progress of their children. Parents were able lo look at the work books and projects. TR> SANDY Trade your Waltham wal Ml on 304 ON THE 5ECON SANDY' 304 5th St. S. PRESIDENT PARIS The Radio Canada c o r r e spondent to France, Yvon Turcot became the first North American to be elected president of the Foreign Press Association in Paris. The association, with members, is one of the five largest foreign press associations in the world. Indians require Thursday, Dcccmhci 9, 1771 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 Board ends promotion on highway SASKATOON' (CT> The said his enthusiastic support lor, of tavs i Mr. Stanfield is partly based on ,10 Ullic VM.{ difficulties in dealing wiih the p m o 1 i n g the Vellowhcai Trudeau government on fcdor- al-provhicial mdlers. Gordon Bowman, chairman In assessing the convention. Of hoard's highways-officials appeared justified in traffic safetv committee, pointing to the increased in- sajc] now. Yollouhcac volvcmenl of young people and committee has been a .separate the party's younger, more eonimillcc of the hoard of swinging But there were trade. II now been im-or-still some dark corners. poraled in the highways coin-Only 1-10 of (he 1.500 delegates millcc. came from Quebec, while that The decision was reached province was entitled to have when the trade beards' there. And only one of the head committee was unable to three Quebec Martial As- meet the required financin selin of played any commitmem lo the Ycllowheac significant part in the convon- Route Association, tion. The city of Saskatoon planning lo cover of i more than .St. Ihc the commitment and Hie I'mrd was abandoned. Bowman said lhal since The original scltlers of Siiska-Ihe board was unable to rai.se loon were Methodists. ALL O OWNERS W W your automobile WE OFFER YOU: 10 years mechanical experience 4 years experience on Volvos Specialization tools and manuals Original Volvo parts Competent, courteous service Lower prices Your Complete Car Care Centre GAS -OIL -SERVICE -REPAIRS ECONO SERVICE 1903 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-0303 IT'S TRADE IN TIME at SANDY'S JEWELLERY Tradfi your old watch in on a new Waltham watch and we will allow you M 0 on your old watch 304 ON THE SECOND FLOOR TO SAVE YOU MORE SANDY'S JEWELLERY 304 5th St. S. Phone CALGARY KTi Business; men wanting In help AlberU natives should offer (heir lime and business knowledge before Iheir money, an adviser to sev- eral self-help projects said Tuesday. Maurice (Jmilier. an adviser! t.o co-opera lives on l.he i reservation near j and Ihc Blarkfnnf reserve east nf O'gary. said ihr people want to aconmphsh things, "fnv j tlipmscjvop." "Our projorls a lillir soed money, bill, if anyone wauls to really change (he so- eial conditions of native pov- erty, he has to get involved and he has lo help the Indian peo- ple get involved.'' Straight donations did little to improve lives. SOMETHING TO SHOW Cattle co-operatives, a news- paper, a store and a schoni bus service have been set up with one reserve looking into for- mation of a recreation pack. "There is hardly any grant money in the whole develop- ment of projects I have de- scribed. "Yet there is something to show, an improvement ol so- cial conditions because of Ihr group businesses." Mr. Cloutier tnld a service club meeting the government only seems to be spending money on "political organiza- tions trying to speak with a united native "Sometimes T think they put money where the noise is the loudest. "We have requested help for small, financially feasible pro- jects, but we can gel, hardly any. "The government has to real- ize there is as much difference between a Stony and a Black- foot as there is an Englishman and a Frenchman. "We can hope for a political structure to speak and answer for the whole body of Indian people, but it will have prob- club e7 rebate nixed OTTAWA (CP) Under the Post Office Act, a Toronto-area curling club cannot receive the S1H postage rebate it has re- quested, n spokesman in Post- master (i e n or a 1 Jean-Pierre Cole's office said Wednesday. Dixie Curling Club had asked for the because it said a newsletter mailed Oct. did nol some members uniil after Ihr parly it an- I nounrrd. The. club said in n leller t.o past a 1 authorities that poor mail service had caused "confusion. disruption of activities and loss of income." The rebate re- quested was half uf the money paid by the club lo mail the newsletter. The post office spokesman said in an interview thai the Po-t Office Atl docs not prcvide for payment of any t-laim Irom (he 'IKS, nr nii.s- of third-rlaVs h as I lie cmlim; club's IK-US- tc He said Die post, office I hrniigh which Uie ncu.-ileller.s nuned uas having problems v, hen Iliey mailed. T-e best insurance In nii.d important items first class mail, uhich has priority over elijiistus. Polaroid's done it Color pictures you see on Christmas cost about the same as Christmas pictures you don't see until almost Our new square color picture costs alioul, the same as the pictures you wait days for from the film factory. iCheck the list prices and Kce for yourself.) It costs less than our regular rec- tangular picture hecause it's a little smaller. The camera that takes square pidurcs the Colorpack 80 Land camera. H costs less than Rut it's not a little less of anything. Klectric eye and electronic shutlcr for automatic exposures. Built-in flash for '1-sliol, flashcubes. Triplet lens for sharp pictures. Pack film for instant loading. Color in a minute. Black-and-whilc in seconds. Now anyone cnn sec Christmas before the kids have gone to sleep. Polaroid's Colorpack 80 ;