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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Thunday, Dotomlicr 10, 1770 HIE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Africa snoopers bugged Ramsey LONDON (CP) Dr. Mich- ael R ;i m s e y, Archbishop of Canterbury, said here there were times when he suspected his room was bugged during his recent tour of South Africa. "There were one of two occa- sions when I said to myself that my room might be bugged so I nr'u s t he very Dr. Ramsey, 60, told a news con- ference. "The fact that 1 had a thought of that kind itself was unpleas- have little thai (here were people who knew ev- erywhere I went." He said he particularly was saddened by "the penetration of the country by secret police and paid informers" and by break-ups of non-white fam- ilies. One of "the things which real- ly got me the archbish- op said, was the government's use nf "poor Africans drawing large salaries for spying on their fellows." "Africans were not really free to say what they thought be- cause of the risk of being de- tained and interrog a I e d." Dr. Ramsey said. He said African families are being separated because nf the j country's apartheid laws, and j he said he found these laws "very oppressive But he added that he had been impressed by the number nf people, especially the student generation, ready to stand UD to the regime. "There really must be con- siderable change if violence is to be avoided." Dr. Ramsey said he opposes efforts to boycott South Africa because he feels isolation can only breed further isolation and fear. But he and the church hi South Africa oppose apartheid resolutely, he said. No 71 models till strike ends TORONTO (CP) General Motors of Canada Ltd. has told its dealers they will get no J971 model cars until the strike by members of the United Auto Workers is over, a com- pany source said. During a seven-week strike three years ago, the company imported models not normally manufactured in Canadian plants. Because of the protracted 1 strike which began Sept. 15 the I company feels bringing in cars I "would only add fuel to the the official said. Famed humorist once said little humor left today NEW YORK (AP) Rube Goldberg, B7. the humorist famed for his newspaper car- toons of agonizingly intricate inventions to accomplish sim- ple tasks, died at his home here following a lengthy ill- ness. The cause of death was not given. The Goldberg specialty was a one-panel drawing that showed in a dozen or so whacky steps how, for exam- ple, a sleeping father gave a crying baby its bottle without getting out of bed himself. It involved pulling a string lo shoot off a gun, which switched on a stove, which warmed some milk and tipped over a pot, which spilled the milk into a can and activated a lever that pulled a string to bring a nursing nipple to the baby's mouth. Despite his illness, Goldberg attended a dinner in his honor in Washington Nov. 24 to cele- brate the opening of an exhi- bition of his work at the Smithsonian Institution, in- cluding models of his contrap- tions. Goldberg said then: "There isn't much humor evident to- day. People are too preoccu- pied with war, women's liber- ation, taxes, inflation and oth- er things to bother with humor. During his lifetime, the art- ist's name entered the lan- guage in the expression "a Rube Goldberg meaning something too com- plicated to work. This held true al the Smith- sonian exhibition. One model didn't work. "That's a real Rube Gold- berg said Daniel .1. Boorstcin, director of the Museum of History and Tech- nology there. "It's easy to make some- thing that really works." Although known as Rube professionally and to his friends, Goldberg's real name was Rueben Lucius Goldberg. He retired as a Kings Fea- tures cartoonist in 1964 to de- vote his full time to sculpture. As early as 1316 he was earning a year as cre- ator of the cartoon strips Boob McNutt and Mike and Look Alike. He won a Pulitzer prize in 1948. Goldberg is survived by his widow, the former Irma See- man, two sons Thomas and George, and six grandchil- dren. 18 Boys Sought By St. John's School To Begin Classes In January St. John's School of Alberta next monlh is open- ing 18 new positions for boys in Grades 8, 9 and 10. These boys will be enrolled in three specie! classes that will complete the Year's studies by Juris 10. They will also participate fully in the school's cross country snowshos program and in canoe expedi- tions throughout Canada in June- St. John's, which is located 40 miles southwest of Edmonton, was opened in 1968 by the Company of the Cross, an affiliate organization of the Anglican Church. There me I Go boys representing ait major religious denominations registered at the school, an increase over the 88 enrolled last year. The additional 18 will bring the school up to its planned capacity. There are 11 men and three women on the St. John's teaching staff. The fee for the winter and spring terms is Bursary assistance is available for parents who cannot afford this. Mr. Ted Bufield of the school staff will be in telhbridgc on Tuesday, December 15 to interview interested parents. For appointments please call 327-8294, or write: ST. JOHN'S SCHOOL, RURAL ROUTE 1, WARBURG, ALBERTA SIMPSONS-SEARS Deluxe Traction EACH INSTALLED C78-13 (7.00 6.50-13) Blackwcill Rugged Deluxe Troction snow tires give you super gripping power in deep snow- Built of the best materials for long Iread life with full 4 ply Nylon cord body for maximum strength and safety. Thousands of small gripping edges give you a sure footing on slippery roads. Designed to give a quiet ride. 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