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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SI, THE LHHBRIDGE HWAID 23 BABE IN TOYLAND A guilor ij the centre of ottrac- lion for ihe moment Kimberley Stetmack of North Van- couver surveys the stock in the lay department of a Van- couver department store in the last befo.-e Christmas 'ace continued involvement in war China bitter at U.S. renewal of Vietnam air attacks By JOHN BURNS FP Publlcalltrai Everything Chinese leaders; have said about the war in tx-nt weeks has indicated that j PEKING The growing ea- they believe the lime is ripe for j emtss witt which China has' a peace settlement acceptable waited the end of the Vietnam seems likely to turn to hit- to all the parlies involved. With the prospect of an early disappointment with the re-! settlement now dimmed, their umption of massive American I pronouncements are sure to: air attacks on North Vietnam. I stress unwavering support ol Although there was no imme- the Communists and con- diate reaction to the renewed damnation of the Americans for ximbardnsent here yesterday their failure to sign the peace Tuesday) it was clear that the drift published by Hanoi in Oc- mrr.-e constituted a sharp set- i tober. the international field. i Away from UK propaganda Instead of entering the new I front, however, there is bound pear with peace secured the to be disappointment that the Chinese now face conturmed in-! tv.o side's have failed to agree in a conflict that ex- on a settlement that would re- acts substantial financial and i lieve China of the burdens itn- xjliticai sacrifices. posed upon her by the war. Principal among these is the I obstacle that the war places in the path of improved relation; Peking and Washing-; to.i. the cornerstone of Premier j Chou Kn-Lai's new-look foreign i policy. I All the si-ffis are that the Chi- nese are as anxious as the Arneric-ms- to fashion closer re- Tne whole thrust of Chinese i the Chinese rail system, foreign policy in the past two strained to its limits by the blockade of North years has been to develop a has new set of relationships tie Soviet Union uo ship the West to offset the perceived j au its war supplies overlanrj threat from Moscow, and these i through China. relatioiships will remain v.oe- Finally, Washington's return lulJy incomplete so long as lo the heavy bombing tactics, of there incomplete so long as to the heavy tombing of the past is to undermine i ix no full rapproacnerncnl jor Kis- for what he regarded as an about-face on the draft pc-ace agreement. The Premier's reaction raises the possibility that the Chinese I will no longer regard Mr. Kis- singer as a trustv-wthy arid au- thoralive spokesman for the While when the time j comes for him to turn his atten- i lion once eigain to trje this cannot be accomplished un- til American intervention in Vietnam is ended, This staunch Pro-Hanoi stand is as much o[ a political im- perative for Peking as contin- ued support o! Saigon is for Washington, but it is not with- out iU costs. The continuation of the war also commits the Chinese to aid expenditures that are believed to top one million dollars a day, minuscule by comparison with U.S. expewlifures on the war but substantial when set against the meagre capacities of the Chinee economy. There is also the question of from Chinese leaders for his; ir, bringing about the de- j tente between Washington and j Peking. j One American who talked with Chou recently came away with the impression that '.he Chinese premier was dis- with Mr. Kissinger GIALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Irfled Denlol apitol Fy'niiure- PHONE 322-7484 MB SIMPSONS OcdiiS Ash appointment was 'mistake' By ANTHONY PJPI.EV New York Timf.'j Service WASHINGTON" A h i gh ranking d-.lliaji in charge of navy defense contracts testified here that the military indiE- trial complex had invaded ihe appointment of i a L. Ash as chief budget of- ficer for the president a "mistake." Gordon W. Rule, directo.- cf the procurement coctrcl and clearance sec-Jen of the navy materiel command, a con- gressional that the free erjterprise system had broken in miLtibiliion dol- lar defense contracts. He said that con'-erns v.-ere rescued from by the govemirjent wrJle f lar companies were allo-.'.ed to i fail. The situation has changed major cont r a c t ing into a i ''quasi welfare he charged. 3.ule said situation grov.s Dike leak repairs under way worse as of such are into I government service. Rule v.-as asked by Sec. Wil- liam Proxmire. D.-Wisc, for his on the appointment j by President Nizon of Roy L. Ash as head of the office of management and budget. Ash is a former president of Litton Industries. Inc., which has two disputed inultibUlion shipbuilding contracts with the navy. "I think ger.erol Eisen- be tv.-jtchir.g Ln his grave." Rule repiied. He said that Ihe former presMent had been the first to warn of 2 mi industrial complex I a.-.d that now it was becoming a "military industrial execu- tive department complex." "I thirjc it's a mistake for President Nixon to nominate Mr. Ash, and it's a worse mis- take for him to Rule taid. He noted that Ash's appoint- ment did not need senate con- firmation. P-ule said he would fr.-el it if Ash were to some corjgression- MEN'S 10-SPEED RACING BIKE Reg. 79 A slim, lies'.: bike lets yw pace your pedaling. 21" steel frame. Derailleur gecif system. Easy to reach gear shift levers are mounted on down tubs. Centre pull hand brakes for safe action. Rear spokes protector and chain guard are chrome plated. Chrome handlebarl ore taped for good grip. MEN'S DELUXE 10 SPEED 22' steel frame. Leather racinj saddle. Centre pull hand brakes, Tos clips with straps. blcck trim. Deroilleur gear system. Reg, WHITE STAG SKI PANTS Over the boot style. Limited sizes and colors. PFQ M993 S299S C3493 Aiu. fcp> A dike burst earlier this, al questioning, v.eek, spilling millioris of gal-1 Paole is a plain talking civil lorts of water from a Calgary sen-ant who reviews W to K Power Tint began billion a year in navy con- leaking last weefc. tracts. More than a year ago he lost a nonpaying job review- ing contract claims agaiast the navy when he criticizwl politi- cal pressure against OMt. Tne first canal failtrf a progress "A'hfsi cb.y-C' Etroctirre to v.-si resulting t'ne Sp'ay river to it Lrig a golf fed into the BO al Park V, r.'.T; Or, th-'j; park, Lv> s d'rj-Ti rnountcir; TJ t rx-r r o' j r- r 3 !n of bush V.T.-TC Hwicfl Some LC, s.tii] but, hav started A Calory I' -vaiM a that regularJy iri dike th him bv on ni of the ossional delegation of a shipbuilding "f don't like to see the navy l-usr-ed he said in tr.o 0.1 priorities and econo- rny in govemrrjent of }oint rrut prices sharply at the last minute in an j attempt ''buy in'1 on a con-1 He said ti.e government j should either take a tough line on its contracts or "admit to tr.e failure of the free enter- Rocket Ski Set Mode of solid hardwood, metal safety binding strap, 10 mm pole, powder bluo finir.h. 4'0" 4'6" 5'0" 5'6" Reg. Reg. Reg. Reg. 11.99 12.99 14.99 16.99 Alpine Ace Ski Sei Perfect for Ihe beginner, Metaf hce! toe protector. rarnoss. Red finish. 3'6" Reg. 8.98 6.99 4'0" Reg. S 9.98 7.99 4'6" Reg. SI0.98 8.99 Maverick Ski Set Made of solid hardwood. Full metcl tip pro- tector end heel protector. Step In bindings. 10 mm pole. finish. 3'4" Reg. S23.93 14.99 W Reg. S24.93 16.99 4-6" Reg. 1S.99 SO" Reg. J2B.93 20.99 i'6" Reg. S30.93 22.99 S'9" Reg. 23.99 Ski Boots Clearance MK 200 Sizsi 81j 9 f7., 9'i (li, 7li MK 300 Sizes 7'.i 3 (1 i'.-. i'li, 10 Reg. MK 500 16 549.93..................... MK 600 Sizes 6 9 13'. 10 10'i (li. Reg, S59.95.............. 14.39 14.99 34.99 44.99 rx; cedure did not wori A truck If headed for about tfi patch ilpro-' ifrpage but that clay site west rrf Calgary, when it broke dov.n. it had nearly reached spot when the flooding f' the tbree Tfiree Spray snd Rundle which are fed by water from the Spray reservoir hut others take uf> the ger-c-ratir.g slack and avoid elec'ricify in the southftrn Alberta grid, the 'rh'r on whMi the -Vf: is situaf'd is to rno-.e water from reservoir to generating facilities. 'Living corpses' in dry People li ving in drought- stricken areas of ITA Southern Indian state of Mysore look like "living says an offi- cial report published here. The report said peasants in the stale of about 29 million people arc selling their cattle, ornaments and hctiss-ir.ld to ohuin to alive. The report drawn up at the of t h e Mysore legislative assem- bly. Built for yecri of ploying dividers......... C QQ Wooden Toboggan Goatskin Wineskin Dartboard Wcd. c- Ccncdi.n 4.98 vcrnhri 4 foot. Reg. CarROCK 5 foil. Reg. 9.99 i! mode cf 6 foot. Reg. 11.99 I 0.3O Deluxe IciVrng SVi Open 9 a.m. 1o 9 p.m. thru Sat., Dee. 23rd. Centre Village Mail. Phone 328-9231. Ski Goggles Ski cr Piailic QR yellow ;