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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Grants under review OTTAWA (CP) Health Min- istcr John Munro, who last week cut off a grant to a Hamilton poor peo- ple's group, said Monday that several other grants are under review although there are no plans to cut them off. He was replying to George Hees Edward-Has- tings) who asked whether Sir. Munro intended to cut off grants to other groups because they were too outspoken. Mr. Munro said that if Mr Hees examined the reasons fo eliminating the Hamilton gran he wouldn't have made such ai inane statement. In Hamilton Saturday, Mr Munro said he had cut off the grant to slow a serious backlasl against welfare that is develop ing across Canada. He referrec to the "inflammatory rhetoric of such groups as the Welfare Rights the group losing the grant. Grace Maclnnis couver Kingsway) asked Mr. Munro Monday to "tell the true story behind this whole thing." The minister told James A, McGrath John's East) that his department plans a new advertising campaign to explain the programs operating under the Canada Assistance Plan. The program would also inform municipalities of projects they can apply for through the prov- inces. 100 Copies plus tn TO EXPLORE JUPITER Artist's conception shows Pioneer II, which will be launch- ed Feb. 27, 1972, to explore for the first lime the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter and its mysterious red spot. After a half-billion-mile 1rip, which will take about two years, the spacecraft will spend about a week swinging through Jupiter's atmos- phere, snapping pictures and collecting scientific data. Airlines slash fares Tuesday, December H 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 19 Nixon fighting; losing battle By IlALI'll IIAKItlS WASHINGTON (Router) President Nixon appears lo he fighting a losing battle to rally public and congressional sup- port his decision lo side with Pakistan in its war with India. The president's move in sup- I opinion-makers States. in Uie United: porting Pakistani President lists in East Pakistan. Yahya Khan, and branding1 India claims repression in India Ihe aggressor in the con- East Pakistan, which sent mil- flict, has embittered relations lions of refugees over the ivith New Delhi but failed to win der into its territory, is the much support from leading i basic cause of Uie war. Ameri- nuwspapcr comment has come; down heavily in favor of India's smi so much "'open' sympathy case and against President I for a country which has been Yahya for what is alleged to be I blamed by the American gov- his brutal repression of separa Ceiling asphalt melted by drier can opinion in general seems to, talks wilh Bangla Desh rcbeK aiii-co. in Caloulla and indications he Congressional reaction and foreign diploinals in Wash-, would grant Kast Pakistan an- insion say they have rarely j tonomy m all mailers except currency, foreign affairs and defence. Meanwhile, the spreading o! the Sino-Sovict ideological and border disputes into Ihe Indi .subcontinent is a matter mounting concern here as I'n ident Nixon prepares lor his v its (o China and Ihe Kovi Union next year. A key queslion is whether hi- diplomatic initialivc with the Soviet Union will be jeopardized by his decision to ally the United Stales will] China in sup- port of Pakistan. Another imponderable i- wheiher his Inp to Peking will be endangered in the Chinese intervene in Ihe India-Pakistan eminent for starling a war. j C'ONGIIKSS DISACKKKS Congress was almost unani- mous in rejecting the adminis- tration's case. At one point, Democratic crit- icism of Nixon's course became so sharp that the White House b r o u g h t presidential adviser Henry Kissinger before report- ers to insist the United Stales was actively promoting a polili- cal settlement, including virtual autonomy for Bangla Dcsh, j when India attacked Pakistan without justification, Kissinger said (he United States had won several conccs- _ ___ r conflict and the president feel: SPARWOOD (IINS) Work ca! fittings were damaged and sions from President Yahya, in-: he lias to condemn such GENEVA (Reuter) Thirly- si-x airlines operating the North Atlantic and related routes hav unanimously agreed on a pack-1 spective governments, the Middle East, Africa and the I The new economy class Indian subcontinent. It is ex-1 round-trip winter fare between peeled to be approved by re-1 London and New York will be is under way at the Kaiser Ka- sources Elkview Coal preparj- jon plant here. Crews are busy cleaning and repairing the damage caused when swept Uie slant Saturday. The alarm was sounded about 6 a.m. by Norman Cote who was on shift at the time. the heat buckled the steel sup- eluding an agreement to open move. j ?404 instead of the present age of sharply reduced air fares I The year is split up into three i but during the peak summer month peak summer, six-month winter, and a "shoulder period" covering the other three months. of them cut by nearly 30 per cent. A spokesman for the interna- tional Air Transport Association said Monday the new fares will come into effect April 1972, and last until March 31, 1973. j The accord clears up six I British PM months of uncertainty over fu-1 lure fare prices. Present agree- ments are about to expire and with failures of two previous iATA conferences this year there were threats of a price war in the spring. The new package, agreed on after a 10-day conference, cov- 2rs all scheduled passenger ervicos between Canada, the United States, Mexico. Europe, jump Actor found dead ROME (AP) American movie actor Frank Wolff, 43, was found dead in his room at a luxury hotel here. Police said he had cut his throat. main travelling periods: three-! season tlu's fare will slightly from the present to The new 22-45 day excursion fare between London and New York for a round-trip in the winter period, cost in- stead of In the summer, the cost will be instead of 1 leads choir BROADSTAIRS, England (AP) Prime Minister Edward Heath, who recently conducted Uie London Symphony orchestra in a charity performance, took to the podium to lead a choir. Heath conducted an 80-strong choir and orchestra Sunday in his home town's annual concert of Cliristmas carols. The concert raised nearly for children's and old people's homes in the district. Heath, 55, has presided ove the carol concert here sine apart from his service dur ing the Second World War. ports. There are no estimates of the damage, personnel are being i called in lo take a survey of the damage. The plant, which has only been in operation five days following modifications, was operating to expectations. It was planned lhat after modifi It is thought the heat from j cation it would be possible lo the dryer melted asphalt on the ceiling, causing it to fall on to the washed coal belt and tlw oversize bell. Some of Uie burning coal en- tered the storage bin. However, the bin was flooded with water by the fire crew which pre- vented the damage from being more extensive. Damage was confined moslly lo Ihe washed coal gallery anil wel scrubbers. All UK eiectri- produce Inns an hour. About 100 men were affected by the fire. j Kaiser officials say these men will not have to be laid off and thai work can be found j for lliem in the clean-up opera- tions. A spokesman for Kaiser praised Hie work of the fire- fighlers their own crew and Ihe volunteer firefighters from Sparwood. AGRICULTURAL FIELD REPRESENTATIVES Required For East Central Alberta and Southern Alberta Agricultural experience necessary. Must have ability to deal with the public. Irrigation knowledge helpful. APPLY IN WRITING ONLY giving age, education, experience, salary expected and references to: Agricultural Department Western Canadian Seed Processors Ltd. P.O. Box 99, Lethbridge, Alberta REVELSTOKE'S CHRISTMAS Don't miss these buys Sale ends Dec. 18 GET THAT RUMPUS ROOM FINISHED FOR CHRISTMAS Prefinished Mahogany light and Dark................. Prefinished Dusky and Brown Prefinished Skellone Light and Dark ROCKWELL BEAVER 9" BENCH SAW Quality engineered fealures stand extension 22" x 38" table Up- front fence and blade control Easy, reading tilt scale Cuts stock 2V at 90 degrees ITi" at 45 degrees. .95 Reg. CHRISTMAS SALE SPECIAL 169 MAHOGANY DOORS Rotary cut, stain grade doors, specially priced for your Christmas Savings! SPECIAL TABIE TENNIS 'Partaboard' Top Two only regular CEILING TILE Big savings on this 16" x 16" x li" or 12" x 12" cdiling tile In plain White only. Buy o corton and save during this sole! Special, Carton of 64 sq. fl..... 5'x9' table top in two 54' V Regular IOCATED AT 1602 3rd AVE. 5. ERWIN H. oUCK, Manap.t Opon 8 o.m. lo p.m. Monday Through Saturday PHONE 327-5777 SIMPSONS-SEARS Opon Dmly o n.m. lo 9 p.m. lill Chrislmos. Ccnlrn Villani. Moll, Telcphonr 32B.9J31 ;