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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD December New allidnces uppenr 1971 itain iaces a great political and historic change By HAROLD MOIIKISON Britain faces a year of great political ami historic change in with promising alliances to he formed and shoddy old ones repaired and with the of gunfire nearby add ing an ominous enmive qual ity to a quarrelsome parlia mentary No one can measure at this stage hou1 closely Prinie Min ister Heath may skirt political landmines as lie drives the final Common Market legisla tion through Pa r 1 i a m e n t whore the Opposition is pre paring guerrilla warfare and where fringes of Heaths own Oonseralive party are ready lo renew But Opposition Leader Har old Wilsons own position is far from He prom ises a final Common Market battle inch by all through the fine prim of the accession but he can not be absolutely certain that his warriors will remain They with mi embar rassing jolt during the first stage Common Market vote when Heath won an enormous victory on the Com mon Market entry And while Labor loyaHy has been fervently there is lingering suspicion that a number of Labor heans are not in the MAJORITY UKFIM So it appears that when the shouting is Heath will emerge with a majority suffi cient for Britain to embrace her new Common Market sis tors Amid the parliamentary struggle over this closing epi sode of debate uill be events in Rhodesia a British handpicked team will at tempt to find out whether the blacks as writ as the whites support Hi1 proposed An relationship the majority blacks shout there is al ready nuifideiue in official London i n a r t e r s that cam uill turn in an affirma tive wiih Britain noing through the motions of for mally recognising Rhodesias seized by while leader Ian Smith six years And while the United Na tions expresses shock over the settle m e n Britain will quietly withdraw her sanc tions against the former col renewing old investment i and trade links similar to i those which have flourished in I Britains relations with South Setting aside political and diplomatic idealism and con centrating on economic links that will pay off in jobs and profits appears to be the dominating policy of the lit ilh Rut the repetitive echo of i the Ulster bullet and and the mounting toll of i suggests that Heath has still a i long way to go before he 1 achieves the franquility on his j doorstep will allow him i to concentrale on pure eco j nomic Tim Ulster crisis in a I bleeding the United 1 Kingdom Despite increased flow of British troops and increased recruit I ment of Ulster defence he economy of Northern Ire land remains virtually dcvas shattered by Irish Re I publican Army bom lh i and snipers who cok to unite i Ireland by I The British Army maintains I it is getting on top of the itu It points to arrests and increased discoveries of arms j caches In attest to its i But the daily toll of street including I r o o p The split beuuen Roman Catholic and tant in the north has widened ami become more Th1 pleadings of Ulster Prime Minister Brian Faulkner lal on deaf adding doubts to tho effectiveness of his And now the old bipartisan unity over Northern Ireland to be coming to an j with Heath insisting on the Faulkner ad ministration and Wilson talk ing of some form of united Ireland under the Common Many Ulster Protes iants swear they will die first before submitting lo a Dublin The fear among some of Heaths own ministers is that the Ulster threaten ing lo rupture into civil may spread to ihe mainland where underground anarchists are ready to exploit any issue to advance their The bombings of the Post Office lower in as well as the homes of high testified to Ihc un dercurrent of unrest in this But with Britain and other countries going through cycles that bring increasing unem the resentment has Heath has moved hastily with big injections of tax and other aid in an at tempt to reduce the one mil lion jobless postwar record four per cent of the work This government interven tion does not at least to that Heaths own policies are A spectac ular rise in Britains official currency reserves accompa nied bya quick payoff of for eign loans accumulated by Ihe previous Labor administration testify to growing world confi dence in the British pound and Britains economic As he faces the historic job of realigning Britains role within Heath is likely lo be able to muster the reluc tant support of a majority of Britons on say they are opposed to European Common Market membership but who feel that role is inevi Within a year that role is likely lo be Bounty hunter still thrives LOS AP The bounty hunter is still riding in unlike the Old he doesnt ride into town ivith the body of a notorious i train robber or killer draped over his saddle to claim a dcadoralive i hes more likely to walk into a polke station with someone whs jumped bril on a charge such burglary or The the can be Ralph a works it full He figures he averages a month in I Neil ZeHnsky figures he i clears a moonlight ing at night and day through Friday hes the as sistant manager in a flown town Both agree the work can be dangerous at has knife scars on his stomach and says Every third one threatens They have Zelinsky has been punched and had a gun pointed at PAID BY BONDSMKN Their and those of the other modernday bounty hunt paid by professional Id rather pay a bounty hunter than eat a explains bondsman Sid ney He estimates that bounty hunters brine in seven out of every 10 bail jumpers they Their riLTht to range in Cali fornia is revered by the state The bo n d s in n n gives the bounty hunter a certified copy uf the bund and along with tiie pouer of is tru basis for the Bondsmen and bounty hunters say the law authorizes them to i use force if ncc In bounty hunters arent supposed to carry But not unknown for them to have a shotgun on the scat of their a perfectly legal situ Tim standard fee paid to a bounty hunter by a bondsman is for a and 15 per cent of bonds over on dangerous or difficult it can be half of the Thorson says the biggest fee i he ever received was for i an accused narcotics Torsher wins seat on 40mile board FOREMOST Special i Re elected and newlyducted coun cillors took oaths of re cently at the nrgimizational meeting of the County uf New councillor Fdward Tor sher narrowly defeated Vos in the election in Division Dan Vandenbcrg was return ed as Frank Roineike was deelcd deputy Incumbents George Frank Rnmeike and Lyle Nat trass were returned lo the school along with Itussell previously as sociated with the agrieultuial Ken Rabe waselected chair man of the county municipal Councillors Bill Tony Yooller and Kd Torsher uere to serve with Babe was also elected o a threeyear term a a member on the Medicine Hat General Iluspital a posi tion he held VandenllerK Torsher were elected members of the How Island General Hos pital Boa ixl for Scratch will the county on the Border Coun ties Hospital board and Roineike will serve on the Medicine Hat 10Mile Auxiliary Hospital Three former members of the agricultural committee were reclecied to that 1 Voeller and Torshcr was elected the fourth County representative on the IdMile far purchase commil tee will be and Voeller were circled lo the 10Mile Babe serve on the Medicine Hat Iloalih Unit and Dan VanclonRerg on the 10 Mile ttMO Golden Sliraf Park commit tee members Babo and VandenBerii and 1 Gejdos were elected to the wel fare Hmneike was elected to the Medicine planning com millee lo fill a vacancy in the i county representation to this i IlISINd Tlie percentage of Canadas national product directed lo education rose from in Hill to an estimated in Eatons stmas Gift CONCLUDES SATURDAY ITEMS PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED ARE STILL AVAILABLE WHERE STOCKS PERMIT SHOP TONIGHT UNTIL 9 AND SATURDAY 9 TILL HIS In Time for Christmas Safe Priced Swiss Incabloc Watches 11 styles with Jewelled Lever Limited quantities in some Sale 19 17 jewel watch with 14fc 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