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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta -WKimiday. Decembtr 22, 1971 THE LTTHBRIDGE HERALD 27 New Pak president seeks settlement Business Spotlight RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) President Zulfikar AH Bhutto says he will release Sheik Mujibur Rahman, the East Pakistani political leader, from prison but will keep him under house arrest. Bhutto said the change from imprisonment to house arrest was a step in seeking a political settlement with Pakistan's lost eastern province which became the separate state of Bangla Desh as a result of the two- week war between India and Pakistan. India says Mujib's release and return to the East will be key requirements in any peace negotiations. The new president has pledged to regain the eastern wing of Uie country and under- lined his intentions earlier Tues- day by naming an East Paki- stani, Nurul Amin, as his vice- president. Bhutto told reporters at a re- ception he will go to Peking be- fore entering talks with India about a post-war settlement. China backed Pakistan in the war. He also said he would not con- j provincial affairs, vene the National Assembly Bhutio also a until a settlement with India is i would not draw reached. Bhutto also announced he will soon give up his title as chief martial law administrator. But he reserved four cabinet portfo- lios for for- eign affairs, interior and inter- SHEIK RAHMAN to be freed Defective goods real headache Famed soapbox orators miffed LONDON (AP) lish are the most "You Eng- uncivilized TORONTO (CP) The cor- ner one with Uie new he sells Uie best bully-beef in town. And he's confident his car is A-l. Then a sudden turnabout: Bully-beef shelves are cleared off in a hurry and Uie car goes back to the dealer. Two more recalls have been ordered by manufacturers. Usually taken as a precaution- ary measure, a recall is a costly headache to the manufac- turer. Although recalls crop up less frequently among foodstuffs, they present a bigger problem than in the automobile industry. With toed, where contamination or side-effects may be serious or fatal, it's imperative to get those containers off every shelf across the country immediately. But Uie major part of the problem is how to get in touch with every wholesaler and re- tailer in the business. At present, the warning, mostly by telephone and the news media, doesn't reach everyone as soon as it should. COMMITTEE FORMED Noting several such scares among its own members and others, the Grocery Products Manufacturers of Canada has set up a committee to look into the situation and hopas to come up with at least a recommenda- tion in January- Allen Clark, chief administra- tive officer, said in an interview the group is working, with the blessings of the federal Food and Drug Directorate, to estab- Fascists God ever put breath into. You are stupid. "This government is a farce, i a mockery of democracy. Tlie secrets of Jesus will be re- vealed. "Christianity is an anti-bal- listic missile. How could Mao Tse-tung run a country of 1100 million people on capital- ism? "I'm too light for heavy work, loo heavy for light work, and loo sexy for night work That's the sort of thing you can hear any Sunday at Speak- ers' Corner in London's Hyde Park. It's the place where for the last 99 years soap box ora- tors have been openly damning the government, predicting the end of the world, reciting poet- ry, promoting strange religions and weird economic theories, or just talking to exercise their egos. Londoners call the place Brit- ain's Soap Box Parliament. First World War ballads, draws as big a crowd as the anar- chists or Maoists. Shaggy-hair- ed Martin Besserman, who bills himself as "the intelligent de- linquent" and recites his poet- ry from atop three milk crates, is another popular fixture. Another is Van Dyn, an eld- erly South African who has fili- bustered for years about being a jailbird and a member of the Al Capone gang, which few lis- teners believe. Or there's Doris, n matronly woman who sings very loud- ly and lu'ts people with her purse if tliey don't pay atten- tion. The corner has been an offi- cial public platform since a spe- cial law was passed in and next year the Soap Box Parlia- ment celebrates its centennial. But the tradition goes back cen- turies. The tree-shader1 park space near the humming traffic around Marble Arch stands 100 yards from where Tyburn Gal- lows once cast its shadow. From to 1783, countless prisoners were hanged, dis- membered, beheaded or burned alive on Hie spot. The victims were usually allowed to say a lew final words to the avid spectators, and the anguished farewells started a tradition of unccnsorcd speech. The hecklers are sometimes the best part of the show. One Sunday a shouting Mao- ist speaker waved a big red flag and yelled: "Some day this will be flying over the White House." "Not while John Wayne is came a voice from the crowd. imounced his Sheik Mujib's Awami League won a majority in the assembly elections a year ago, but then President Agba M o h a m m e d Yaliya Khan nullified its victory when he ordered his troops in East Pakistan to crush the league's independence move- ment. Sheik Mujib was arrested March 25, and brought to West Pakistan where he recently stood trial for "crimes against Pakistan." Bhutto appointed three new civilian state governors in West Pakistan today and retired four military governors, bringing to 10 the number of generals purged since he toak cffice Mon- day. The civilians also will be chief year salary as head of slate. The first civilian president of Pakistan for 13 years, he is the son of a rich landowning family. He ordered that all death sen- tences in civilian courts be com- muted and directed that cases pending in military courts against students, lalwrers and peasants be INDIA WATCHES, WAITS Seed fair March 2-5 Calgary The 26th Alberta Seed Fair and Hay Show will be held "It may be just Windbag Cor- said one, "but if is an lish an alert product-recall sys- tem, j "Hundreds of thousands of important tradition." dollars are spent bringing back possibly defective he said. "This is not only on the re- with for Calgary March 2 to 5 prize money up grabs. Harvey Goehring, show chair- man, said there are also 37 silver and scroll trophies in the maintain martial law administrators for and cessation of all hostilities their provinces. 1 in all ot conflict. Donation by Lions run aid post competition. The show is joinly sponsored by the agricultural bureau nf Meanwhile, India is expected i Ule Calgary Chamber of Com- i. ,_ merce, the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Board, the Al- berta branch of the Canadian Seed Growers Association and the Alberta and Canada depart- ments of agriculture. Five grand championship awards will be presented in open seed class, pedigreed seed class, open cereal and oilseed classes, hay class and potato class. Judging will be held March 2 with public shows open the rest of the fair. to watch developments in Paki- stan, perhaps as long as two months, before making any move toward peace negotia- tions, officials said in New Del- hi. They spoke after the UN Se- curity Council passed a resolu- tion calling for both sides to durable ceasefire helpt The St. John Ambulance mo- bile first aid post will be in op- eration again in 1972 thanks solely to a grant from the Lethbridgc Lakeview Lions Lakeview donated 5500 last year to help with the mainten- ance of the unit. Mr. Macintosh said the grant was increased this year because of the good work the brigade Deaths Yesterday By THE CANADIAN PRESS Arthur Henry Krie- ger, 58. senior solicitor for the provincial public trustee's of- fice. Joey Poster, 54. who in a career of more than 25 years had booked some of the biggest stars to perform in To- ronto, after a heart attack. Club. Chi'k Macintosh, chairman does for youth and for the coin- in charge of the St. John Am-1 munity and because the city cut ney, 78, who carried on the en- bulancc project, presented Stan j its grant to the organization for j tertainment empire of Dis- Goxsort, president of the local j 1972. call itself and immediate less of j profil, but often the customer may not want to come back to thai product. "We hope to ccme up with a reasonable system utilizing every means cf communicating with people." Sat up in 1969, the association is a non-profit organization fi- nanced by abcul 75 major com- sbout 300, including subsidiaries. Its main function is to increase efficiency and re- duce costs among its members while respecting their competi- tive status. But the cost of a product re- call is borne strictly by the indi- vidual company. MEAT RECALLED Swift Canadian Co. Ltd. is- sued a meal-product recall in November. The product, Prem, was suspected of being defec- tive. Swift Canadian products, as well as those of other large pro- c c s s o r s, must pass federal inspection and the company's own inspectors monitor the fed- eral findings. A spokesman for Swift said that in the case of Prem "it was one of our cwn men who blew the whistle on the product." "But it happened on a Friday night and that presented a prob- lem of getting in touch with the outlets. "Our staff was called in on the weekend, phoning whole- salers and retailers and our own units. Of course, the news me- television and news- Bin-bank. Roy 0. Dis- Productions after the death St. John brigade, with thej The money was raised during j of his brother Walt, after suffcr- cheque. j the Halloween caramel drive i ing a cerebral hemorrhage. The unit, which has been in! on by the clubs 26 mem- New York-Johnny Addie 69, operation for more than one bers. (Madison Square Gardens year, was originally leased from the city gratis and equipped by volunteer labor from the bri- gade. Pattern Mr. Coxson said the unit is used primarily within the city by Lethbridge citizens. He said sporting events are the major users of the unit. The unit mans all car meets, horse races, rodeos, junior and senior high school football games, motorcycle hill climbs, power toboggan meets, parades and highschool field days, said Mr. Coxson. j "The unit is on call for UK? asking and for he said. "We were requested to have tlie unit at Standoff for the offi- cial opening of Kainai Indus- tries Lid. w'hen they expected a large crowd of people." Gerry De Heer, division sup- erintendent, is in charge of the unit. There are four qualified drivers in the brigade. famed boxing announcer, cf a blood infection. Paul Levy, 85, em- inent French mathematician. Bartoli, 80. a painter who specialized in por- traits and won renown in the years between the two world wars. P h n o in Penh, Cambodia- Prince SisowaUi Rathasa, a cousin of Cambodia's ousted chief of state, Prince Nor-raom Sihanouk, killed in a hit-and-run grenade attack. rXIVKHSlTY CHAIRMAN' High on drugs? Names nf three Calgary men hjtieved to have been suffering from drug induced intoxica- tion will not ba released by hsopital or police officials. The men, 24, 28 and 29 years The park corner has liecome a sightseeing attraction that ri- vals Buckingham Palace. Ice cream wagons, souvenir sellers and hot dog vendors have cash- ed in on the Sunday boom, sell- ing cones and rubbery franks at four times the price they cost elsewhere in the city. Now the regular orators some of them have been sound- ing off at the corner for 30 years or more are angrily mobilizing for modern times. They're forming a speakers' trade union and planning to go j into business. "We are not allowed to take collections for speaking, but Uie hot dog and ice cream men are cashing in on the tourists we says Jim Huggon. a 27-year-old London anarchist. "Why shouldn't we cash in? We work hard and we deserve to be paid." The union wants to sell badges, pamphlets and souve- nirs. The tourists who come to Speakers' Corner these days aren't as interested in political harangues except on racial issues as they are in the more eccentric speakers. The bearded man in Uie ham- burg hat, who stands on a plas- tic milk crate playing a tin whistle and dreamily emoting a tremendous help." Swift emphasized that the re- call was strictly precautionary and there were no confirmed cases of illness. ISSUED WARNING It said it issued a warning saying that if anyone suspected ill effects from the product he should call his family doctor. Samples then should be submit- ted to the local medical officer of health who would send it to the feed and drug directorate for analysis. The spokesman said it Is still too early to determine how- much loss of profit resulted from the recall. Canada Packers Ltd. says it has not had a product recall since 1927 and has no special program in mind if the situation were to come up now. In the automobile industry, the recall procedure is compar- atively simple and isually re- sults from a series of com- plaints, net necessarily in mat- ters of car safety. Th company appraises the situation and, if it old, where found to be in a deems it serious enough, brings state of intoxication Tuesday back the product, during a routine vehicle check A spokesman for Ford of Can- in Coaldalc. j ada, which recently recalled BURNABY. B.C. -1 All throe of the men remain-! Pintos in Canada for com- Kenncth Caplc H7 was named U-d in hospital for observation bustion problem-, Mid onh five chairman of the Simon Frascr i Tuesday two were released of those cais icqmreu remennl University hoard of governors, i this morning. I action. Rep-ins __ STRETCHED Stretched mechanics for stretched jets? It appeared so as median- ics gave an airliner a top-and-boltom going-over at Vancouver International Airport. HELP FOM GRANDPA MLA Charles Drain lends a little help to his shy grand- daughter Nicole Drain as she warily approaches Sanla Clous at the Blairmore Legion party held for members' children. There are deep thoughts going through the child- Vern Decoux Photo. j ind. Cuddliest, smartest gift you could give! Hurry, send! Crochet capo just. 2 indenti cal granny squares. Add 2 straight strips to complete. Whip it up in -1 shades of a color or many colors. Pattern 7265: one size (its tun SK V KM' V-KIVI-: CUNTS (coins for each pal lorn (no stamps, plcaso) add is cents for oaob pattern for first-class mailing and special handling to TUB IiCarlfTS .Mail l.imilcd (ill Fronl Si rod Wc.sl Toronto Otnario HER LAST WILL Mrs. Angelina Mazjella, right, who died recently two weeks be- fore her 99lh birthday, was buried according to specification of her will drawn up 10 yncrs ago: that her body be taken to church by o horse-drawn hearse, below. View is of the hearse on Clinton St. in heart of South Brooklyn's Italian section, heading Inward Sacred Heart and St. Stephen Catholic Church. Her husband was buried in similar manner in 1924. CLEARANCE SALE STARTS COMPLETE STOCK OF 'DECORATIONS LIGHTS '.M -M-- -.UVT--- MARSHALL WELLS 318 6th St. S. Phone 327-6727 LETHBRIDGE ;