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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta -Wednesday, December 22, 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 17 United Nations is place for man to help man UNITED NATIONS (CP) There is an old saying thai if Uiere was no UN today, one would have to be created tomor- row. Now there is a new saying: The UN became indispensable before it became possible. Both appear to be correct. The United Nations has achieved little in the last 25 years to eliminate the scourge of war. Many diplomats, while admitting that, add that if the world organization could not stop all wars, it probably pre- vented a Third World War. The first saying is quoted fre- quently and with all serious- ness. The second, a self-contradic- tory statement, is quoted with tongue in cheek. The UN events revolving around the war on the Indian subcontinent give it considerable relevancy. The UN is indispensable. It has provided the means for a multitude of humanitarian as- sistance programs. It is the way for man to help man. It is the place to meet and talk: for dif- fering parties to negotiate in a neutral atmosphere; for media- tion to be attempted. It is the only such place in the world. But "United Nations" is a misnomer. The nations of the world are not united. National interests always come first. No country gives up sovereignty ta a significant degree. The inter- national interests of each coun- ti-y are more important to it than those of the world com- munitv. Livestock plan should be widened EDMONTON (CP) -The provincial government's guar- anteed loan program for the purchase of female cattle and sheep should be extended to include southern Alberta, Bill Wyse, Social Credit member of the legislature for Medicine Hat Redrliff, said today. CHARWOMEN HAVE THEIR DAY tabor Minister Bryce Mackasey joins in dancing for annual Christmas party of charwomen in the Parliament Buildings at Ot- tawa. His partners are Mrs. Frances Kurinski (left) and Mrs. Alma Boyer. The charwomen gave Mr. Mackasey a gift for Prime Minister Trudeau, but wouldn't disclose what it was. Pearl in stew BURLEY, Idaho (AP) Ar- chie Rudolph of Eurley found something unusual in his oyster stew, but he didn't complain. Rudolph, who says he has been eating oysters nearly every for most of Ms 71 years, is Hashing a large pearl he found in his stew. A local jeweler says it is worth about More Pakistani diplomats defect The pilot project was an- nounced earlier this year for the Peace River area and la- ter extended to the Barrhead district. Under the program, farmers and ranchers wishing to pur- chase female cattle and sheep for breeding purposes can ap- ply to the chartered banks and provincial treasury branches for government guarante e d loans. The minimum loan is and the maximum with the exception of a partnership or corporation, where the max- imum is Mr. Wyse said in a prepared statement that many farmers and ranchers in southern Al- berta are interested in increas- ing their herds and production, but lack sufficient collateral for financing and could benefit un- der the program. Trial ordered 111 prof's death CALGARY (CP) Elmer Fuhrer, charged with the non- capital murder of a University of Alberta physical education professor, was committed for trial at the end of a prelim- inary hearing. Robert Henry Routledgc, 53, died April 25, 1970, from a cut throat when he was attacked outside the hotel room in which lie and his wife were staying. IMPASSE ON INDOPAK The Security Council had a hopeless task when it attempted to get a ceasefire in the India- Pakistan war. Talk and meet- ings went on night after night, inside the council chamber and out. But all was useless. The interest of the Soviet Un- ion was an Indian victory. The interest of China and the U.S. was Indian defeat, or at least withdrawal. There was no hope of compromise. Nothing showed more clearly that the big powers run the world. There was a massive 104-lo-ll ,'Ote in the General Assembly calling for a ceasefire and with- drawal of troops less than two weeks ago. It was, in the words of Zulfikar Bhutto, now presi- dent of truncated Pakistan, ai world referendum. I But the Soviet Union pre- vented the Security Council, from following the lead of the assembly. The Soviets vetoed anything that would prevent In- dia from finishing the conquest of East Pakistan. China and the U.S. would ac- cept nothing less than total withdrawal. Thus, with big power sides j drawn, nothing could be done. The small countries called in vain for compliance with the Charter provision for respect for the internal sovereignty of a country. BAD TIME FOR UN In all, the India Pakistan war has been a fairly bad time for the UN. There was without doubt vio- lent abuse of human riffhts of civilians in E a s t Pakistan liy West Pakistani forces. In fact, it is probable that nobody will ever know ihe full extent of bloodshed in that unhappy area. But India violated a cardinal principle of international af- fairs: non-interference in the in- ternal affairs of another coun- try. So the UN was caught in tho classic dilemma bet w e e n law and justice and could not solva it. In a the Security Council has established a non-action when the big powers are in disagreement, even when thousands arc This far different from the past. In the Middle East wars, the council could at least call for a ceasefire, even the, super powers were on opposite sides. For the next generation and probably longer, the will of tho majority in the world will be ignored here in time of war. The world must wait many years before the UN is a politi- cal force in world affairs. Meanwhile, jxjrhaps the mis- nomer should lie dispensed with. The world body might he called a ccnsultat i v e council for a time. At least then, people's hopes would not be shattered so often. WINNERS OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA FIREFIGHTERS CURLING ASSOC. TURKEY DRAW MR. JOHN POTTS MRS.EMMA PARKS MR. DOUG FERGUSON MR. LYLE DAVIS MRS. A. INGERFIEID MR. RICK BAKER MR. CHESTER GAL MR. J. McKINNA MR. CLIFF FORRY MR. DOUG KOMETZ LONDON fCP) More Paki- stani diplomats continued the stream of defections to the new Bangla Desh government in East Pakistan. A. F. M. Ehasnaul Kabir, the No. 2 man in the Pakistan high Taylor prods Hohol EDMONTON (CP) Labor Minister Bert Hohol should be- come personally involved in the negotiations between teach- ers and trustees in the Bow Valley area of southern Alber- ta. Gordon Taylor said here. Mr. Taylor, highways minis- ter in the former Social Credit government, said Mr. Ho hoi should not leave the matter in the hands of his staff, "com- petent as that staff may be." An Edmonton lawyer. George J. Bryan, was appointed the ar- bitrator Tuesday and ordered to report to Mr. Hohol by Jan. 7. COMMENDS ACTION Commending the government for imposing compulsory arbit- ration in the dispute, Mr. Tay- lor said the action was late and "it is to ho hoped the loss of three weeks of instruction will not impair beyond correc- tion the future of the students About 613 teachers returned to classes to teach stu- dents Monday after the govern- ment invoked the arbitration measure Friday. Mr. Taylor said Mr. Hohol is in a position that "commands respect" from both sides and should be able to work out a satisfactory solution. "Had the minister himself got into the fray either beforc the strike was called or right after it could have been seilled Mr. Taylor said It is the first time compul- sory arbitration has used under Section 10G of the Alterta Labor Act, whic-h allows the cabinet to proclaim a state of emergency. Mr. Bryan's find- ings will be binding. Dr. Hohol said he personally tried to mediate the dispute hut found both sides adamant in their positions. commission in London, resigned his post Monday night and said he would work for the Bangla Dash movement. Kabir said three oilier mem- bers of his staff had resigned and two ohters planned to dp so. Kabir was the commission's economics minister. Kabir, 43, joined the commis- sion last December. He told The Times he had quietly supported the Bangla Desh movement since its formation last April. A commercial counsellor at the Pakistani embassy in Paris, Muslehuddin Ahmad, also de- fected, asked for political asy- lum and said he wants to repre< .-rant Bangla Desh in France. PLEDGES LOYALTY Khairul Anam, a 32-year-old second secretary at the Paki- stan embassy in Brussels, pledged loyalty to Bangla Desh. He asked 'Belgium for political for himself, his wife and their seven-monlh-old daughter. A Bangla Desh envoy, K. K. Panni, left Jakarta for Singa- pore today after the Indonesian government refused to meet with him to discuss recognition of the Bengali state. Twelve members of Pakistan's embassy in Jakarta who have defected expressed fear that the govern- ment would not allow them to remain in the country. In Canberra, two Pakistani diplomats defected and were granted temporary asylum by t h e Australian government. They are A. K. H. Morshed, counsellor and deputy head of Pakistan's mission, and Z. K. Chowdhury, third secretary. Fully Cooked Whole Smoked Hams TURKEYS Tablerite Standing Rib Roast Smoked Picnics CENTRE VILLAGE IGA MARTENS Coaldaie Acquittal reversed Canada Tnisl lowers rale LONDON, Onl. Canada Trust announced a new mort- gage rate loday. Moving down from I lie pre- sent rale of fl per cent, NI1A and conventional mortgages will now be carried at JXT cent. This new rate brings them into line with the charter- ed A significant detail is that the per cent mortgage will ap- ply as the prime rale for sin- gle family dwellings, glc family dwellings. EDMONTON (CP) Tile appellate division of Alberta Supreme Court has reversed the acquittal of Peter Moroz, 37, of Spirit River, on a charge cf causing death by criminal negligence. The' appeal court said this week that Moroz is to IK re- turned before Mr. Justice W. J. C. Kirby for sentencing, probably in February when Mr. Justice Kirby next sits in i Grande Prairie. i P. G. Sully, who represented j Moroz. said he plans to appeal j j Ihe judgment to the Supreme Court cf Canada. Hans Risa, his wife Karen, and their infant son were killed May 15, IflTO, near Sexsinith, when their car was in collision with a vehicle driven by Moroz. i Court was lold Moroz was I driving on the wrong side of the road and had already caus- ed one car to swerve out of his i path Iwfore the collision with j the Risa vehicle. rsr.M.I.Y MAI.F.S Yellow or sandy cols are usually male. WCTU REBUFFED EVANSTON, 111. (AP) City council voted 10 to 7 Monday night to legalize UK sale of liq- uor in this Chicago suburb, headquarters of I he Women's Christian Temperance Union Mayor Edgar Vanneman an- nounced he will veto it. He is opposed to Ihe licensing of pack- age-liquor slores, which the or- dinance would permit. Evanslon has Iwcu dry for all its 110 years. Canada Grade B 12 to 20 Ibs. ib. Turkeys Turkeys 37 c Canada Grade A Canada Grade A ib 4Vc Nabob Coffee Apple Sauce Dog Food Regular Grind Sunrype 14-fl. 01. tins I Dog House 15-oz. tins Alpha York Choice Evap. Milk Tomatoes Mushroom Soup Margarine Fey, Peas 16-fl. oz tins 28-fl. oz. tins Campbell's 10-fl. oz. tins Top Valu Colored Mb. pkgs Phaser Vale rozen 2-lb. pkg. for 1 .00 Marmalade TOP VAIU Orange or 3 Fruit 24-oz. jar 49" YORK UNSWEETENED Grapefruit Juice 59' 48 fl. oz. tins Grapefruit Juice unsweetened 48 fl. oz. tins Club House manz. loose pack 12 fl. oz. jar Fruit CocktailTop 3for 95c ,59c Polski Ogorki Grapefruit Sections 32 fl. 02. ja nb 2 75c 14 fl. 07. tins AYLMER Tomato Catsup 25-oz. Enos Fruit Salts 7-oz. ja rl.09 Condensed Milk aTL 45c Mixed Mixed Nuts p'en0enu" 16.07 65c Purex Tissue colors.. 4 ran. 69c Crescent Rolls 39c Orange Juice Topi20'zu 2 89c Fancy Peas M 3 hr 79c Niblets Corn 4 95c LIBBY'S Tomato Juice 48 fl. oz. tins for Cranberry Sauce OCEAN SPRAY WHOLE OR JELLIED 15 fl. oz. tins for RED LEAF OR TOP VAIU Creamed Honey 1 Ibs. 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