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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 4 THE LETHBRIOOE HfRAlD Saturday, December 23, 1972 Ban on whaling welcome only slight relief to the whales, the ban on east bv Canadian ships is v.-elcorae. Ending the r.-' exterminating the whales has somewhere. The Canadian fcWoffers a little hope that pres- can besin to be exerted on the b 3 -inerarorsr Japan and the U.S.S.R., them to to world opinion at the Stockhota en- conference earlier this A 10-vear bar. on whaling around "the world emerged from the conference as an urgent objective. V.Tiales have been hunted so assidu- with sophisticated equip- rr.eriC that already several species have disappeared and all remaining f are threatened with extinction. Readers of recent books by such authors as Jacques Cousteau. Farley Mowat and Peter Matthiessen about the whale can only be outraged that greedy men have been permitted to pursue a policy of extermination oi these magnificent creatures. Cries for sympathy by those who stand to lose "their livelihood will fall on deaf ears. effective bans whaling is doomed and those now engaged in it would be out of it in the near future anyway due to their stupidity in wiping out the sup- plv. With bar.s it could be possible sometime in the future, when stocks are replenished, to once again make a living out oi whaling. Environment Minister Jack Dans Is to be commended for taking the long view. Some way of com- pensative who niEde their !iv- in-' fromVhaU-ig can be found: there is'r.o wav of "reproduces whales or.ce thev have become extinct. The gap widens chains have rot solved the CL in Afn- form hut destroying its Af.'er his death he would defied, a p. e not unknovi-n to other lea-xir luminaries, Slavery Tas an accepted pr.enwn- e-.on, snd a.s many as prisoners of war might he enslaved at a time. Titus slaves when he took Jerusalem in A.D. All Roman intelli- genuia Trere slaves or Rome of its For example. Martial, Murr.ella, Pom- podii, Qpjintilian, arxi grea'Avt mind outside of Christianity in the period of Nero, were ail Spaniards. Virgil v.as horn at r.ear and Tacitu.? wai Xooabiy hom in Gaul. rf5ci'..3 liverf through o: rijrr.eropri he rxigs.'. hi.-, hi-.tory, li'.-ir.g in the reign of Nero. Ke v.rote, "I arri er.teririg hir.Vj-y of a rich in v.'.th .er.- of i- '.'e of ha'e and terror, r.r.r.ed to betray ar.d rr.rir: He had rxt v. ss by his friend He pro- r.our.ced "It laughs tr.e death rsttle in its throat" .Juvenal, in Aquir.urn. said, ;'Tne eart.h r.o long- er brings- forth arry bad men ar.d a.-'i'-. CvJ, He is. dov.n at them, laugh, at fj.ern, an-i them." Foijteer: of pj-.e last fifteen For Stanfield silence is golden By Bruce Jlulchison, special FP Publications commentator Almost to his surprise, the mid-winter pilgrim in Ottawa finds it physically undamaged by the political earthquake c( October 30. The bastard hut noble Gothic of Parliament Hill still looms against the frozen river and the mammary swell of th: Laurentians. The House of Commons chamber is ixrwly scrubbed and pollshcd fcr the decisive battle in Jan- uary. The statesmen are on holiday, from the ski lodges of British Columbia to the hot, sands of the West Indies. Peace, one dollar to something less attrac- tive. This shows the tremendous inter- est in food in southern Alberta. Crowds impatient at the long wa.t for the buffet supper spilled out to city restaurants spreading the busi- ness locally, much to the delight of food services director Vem Olsen, a firm believer that the city business- men who back the college should also benefit from its programs. .Another encouraging factor is that the two year college course 'one in common cooking and the other in chef training) equips students for any one of the rnorf: than Jfj.OOO food ser- vice job opening1; currently avail- able in Canada, fn a day when job hunting could disheartening it is good to know there is such an open employment field. perfect peace, broods over the Jiill. But the white facade is very thin, and tie Christmas carol fjrimJy Gothic, like the archi- tecture. Behind them ,s'ra- ttgr-is ar.d desperate arJvenlurcs under the visitor can only guess. He must c-hoose, as he pleases, the mariy scenarios already and probably false. According to most popu- lar script, the govt-rnmf-nt in- trvluccs a motion oi confidence after a Throne Speech said to be as historic as Magna Carta. T he official opposition moves merit of r.o-conlidtr.co. ri'hs moves a sub-am'j.vi- jr.cnt worded, on far- f-'j'., EodftlLvt lines, to Corj.vc-rvaUvc-s from iuppon- it. defeating the govtrnTnent precipitating an early e'.e-o in which Lev.-is v-Q-j'd expect to heavily. Tnus the government Ls savt-d by a split opposition. The cri-is parses, Tr.'; I ,i a 1 pa rty, trough t'J, is still in busing, As the government well this scenario, Ihct of any HoMywood t; JIT, upon the d; rector, a o tors the rrood the national audience, Trudeau, the director, could it with a few regret- table words, a typical tantrum. ministerial cast In the trea- sury benches might rnuff their lines or bungle their legisla- tion. The audience may of the show before Act One LS fin- ished, far more dangerous than any err.pcror.-, f Divorce was cv.'inyjn trjan LA Holly A wJ A r M! ry 'A t corn men p: a c i r- e Cr-j sr.rt ry- v-here. gwj fillo-l the the theatre. .tevrlsh ovor against cor.tro-iiir.y thft TerripJft, the thxi o i y of Km pt D'jrrj ;ti had capUvt-; tnro'ATi to tr.e or rnarlp. to to th': deaih. Surely 'herf: '-f Tr.ft had jriver) of ar.d 3av.. cuit'jrft of sppropriaVjd into the it i.i hard to tr.e e rri 1 of Chr, r.i y Tr, e rei Jiori of t.'rsi Cffri.v.iar- of ''.'-re --.e-e trxJay talk of re .J '-r.'ere'l 53 i> the Irden- of thj'. quiet, shy awj un- rrj-jn, Robert who Ern- on, t'.rjt vr.'jn you strike a >ou s'rike to VJ11. ho to strike il thy government, fake office ar.'l win u majority in an eariy elec-'Jon, if he can. vitd quwlion, thtn, the of this quwr v.jv-tr.er he swal- lov; his principlta for tr.e support the 'v'lj? TfjOtlorj, r.o matter what i'. destroy his briilUr.t rival. Must brief of Pierre Tru- end in a parliarnen- ?.Ir S '-ar. field dis uridisturb- cO fcfrhiixi huge desk, appar- ently Y--JLhout the least anxiety at the grand c'Jmateric of his carter. His syxAch Is soft fe.-.rJ his thoughts express- t-d candid tangu- tge. his fcwr.omic policies fas the vl'i'or may suspect) .v EL-t in fact he Is saying little or.e supTAits, Li giad that Well then mommy's little like a shot in the snoot Sacred concept So we a little tightening up in tte unemployment insur- ance scheme. Nothing serious, of course, nothing to require nualification. and nothing, oh perish the very thought, noth- ing to even suggest that a little bit of work precede the benefit. Tr.e corxer-t is the thing, the sacred and concept that places the ar.d improvident far above such utilitarian ei'.izer.s as the work- ers, the and the IE Sazir.er.s is to he rewarded and inrloler.ee is to be held up to admiration there is r.o place for the outmoded that everybody r-.hould pul] h i s share, hoe his own h-.ve to fcuilrl Hrwover, the just U on easy CTedit, so money will be no problem. Vr'e FX-nt a on the thirtieth of October. There have fx.-en sorr.e tiora that we may have 'oeen heard. But ttere'3 still a lot of deafness do-ra there. Maybe many voters don't teo-j a con- wtTZf'fZTt'z-fstsvtwixii Letters Undesirable consequences After a riivciiviiorj in oijr v.'f; have con- that the of the Communal Properties Act have oon- for future the agriculture of Al- berta. "Thia would have a ten- derx.-y to the price of farrn goods, aoVjing to the ever- cost price push. It would add to the problem ctpt from a hole in the gro'jr.d, Hutterite-; live by are 91 but they know what are, and tr.st they cou A they know it million of five hir'i a et. K. V'e admit that the principles of increasing urbanization the f.'ira and daughters of those out. ld have a on the citi- h :t vva the tf ou'.y.x-igh the We c'o not like th's hill'.y a r.v.wjply iri v.'ho were forced to the empire in the face of un o e a r able competition move to the cities seeking ern- of the future of today's youth UP re- in agriculture and expect a.i standard of rlolng so? ju.e.t ai- 1'jv; thf'i Ff'jy.fcrite to go orp while birth rate at a high leve] to oijr declining jrd him frora a s'nre'A'd, c :3 s r mi r play e r from th.-; the cards are Eilv. s to the So he holds them to Ur.taJie the and t'rey may cor.tain a royal Vhatevcr tlv.-y c'jr.tain, he does not say how r.e play them. Ik- ar-vv.ers all polite- ly, v.arrrj tr.e visitor v.it'n nat- ural, mrxje-ity but telh him nothing of importance. This man has Seamed better than Trudeau pov.er of tilt-nee, the peri! of the street- c'.-rr.er soliVxjuy, the tl'.e tv.it. To the observer tha pr.'r.e rrdnister's looks ap- weal-: up to elec- tion dsy, was played so badly he'.ieve the ballot count. Yet t': e r e is mijeh more to his strange story thar: mistakes and A child bom wealth and privilege, a ieholariy yoijth who the a politician lesp- frogg.-yi his -veterran and the summit agaiast ai! the rules o! the game, a a''reriity in privatx; or public fiur'fered his c-nael stroke of As Greek hubris led strsijht to nemesis. Or il rot rAmesis, so far, at any rate tr; on a the ezf.erier.ce'i traveller's eye, pert guides, Jailed to see. In this dissr-.ler is at his rrls colleagijes by cvjrage. liut can his leaky s-.hip is. repaired rc- er.d of a short, triumphant but voyage? .Mr. Trvdtau's 'mpeful clear enough. His v.-ili live !y from pJay to day v.ith al- ternating tf. tit; Confer- vative-5 or r-xy.-iali.vts, depending the immediate Kisue beforpj the H.oure a kir.d of cross- it it is called in the game Then, if the game h spun out for mor.trii or so, o'jt 2 fa'al -roV: in rorne mid- cr, Lee govern- rner.t its strength in tte KngJL-.h-speak- ing sr.d .Mr. field'.? rnomer.tijrn will be tet. perfiip--, the fjh- ers! psr.y v.-.ll revive and the v.ither fxjfore th-e Tnir, like the oth- ers, is exceedingly iffy arirf may he too clever, or naive, country, all toe ngnts arxi hy m V.'e that, of tho ar.d he of fit every Cana- diar.. to these pvjple i.i law) is lost to the cycle. We fee] some r.iu.vt rx: maintaine'I rm tbf: ar.d extent of o{ f-irrn orily for Hut- al.vO for agriculture of the Ojrj-.er.-atives arxl the ever to vote joint- ly sgdnrt government on any of It a.-.vjme3, that the nation 'vlc-ate a of ail great rtryri- v. hrcl are most re- fi'jirc-'l hy to') long neglected ar.'l unrxjJvwl. For the eorporatiora, to in L poetic of fvx pwiuce, lha. or a very situa- tion could develop in the CI'.AOF: KIGHT CLASS, cspshle governing in the ar.d r.o chance rrf a until it vo'e'.: in the next elcctiorp. TKeLethbridge Herald iW 7tn Kl. fiPJRALI) Published DOM F UfJ., Pro by and when you vA ywi will "THE HERALD SERVES THE SOUTH" ;