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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 27, 1972 THE IETH8R1DGI HDUM.D J? Mailers of trade Canada looks at U.K. 318 6th Street OTTAWA 'CP; The first Commonwealth leaders con- ference to be held in Canada is scheduled for 1973. with trade matters paramount. Britain joins the European Common Market Jan, i and that has ramifications for Canada and ever.' other Com- monwealth nation's trade pat- terns. Prime Minister Trudeau ex- plored the consequences in early December in a visit to London for talks with Edward Heath, his British counter- psrt. Ke received "strong theo- retical assurance" that JHt- aia in joining the market will to make it receptive to 1 fostering world trade rather I than shaping an inward-look- ing bloc intent on self-protec- tive action. Fiftyfour per cent of Cana- dian exports to the United Kingdom, which totalled billion in 1971, will be ad- versely affected by the aboli- tion of Commonwealth prefer- ences. The preferences will bs ended over a period starling Jan. L While Canada is trying to protect itself as much as pos- sible from whatever hsrra Britain's new position in Eu- rope will bring, steps also have been taken to re-define policies toward the United COLUMNIST'S NOTEBOOK TRIES RIDE Prerr.ier Fids! Ccsrrc of G-J'CC borrowed a rooo; his p'or.e ref-jsiiirg ir, Gs.-c'er, Nfic. rr.d cirpcrT crric: the Cubcn lecc'c-r d'jrlnc the ;hres-ncur stopover. gan for c Rising demand for red meat will maintain strong prices REGINA Growing consumer demand will mam- tain strong prices for red meats into IS73. says a Saskat- chewan agricultural economist. Henry Zilm. a research eco- nomist with the provincial agri- culture department, said that rising incomes and a growing population hsve generated in- creased demand- but producers are not keeping up. Meat stocks in were being depleted. During the first eight months of 1972. total meat st-orase stocks declined 18 per cent. While consuisrjnGn went up per cent, production went down fay. one per cent. "The main point of interest is that toal imports of red meals are up 42 per cent compared- with a year ago1' Red meats include beef. pork, veal and iamb but not poultry. Information from Statistics' Canada show that during IS72. each person in Canada ed 90.2 pounds of beef compared with 86-9 pcunC'3 the previous year, he said. There was a large jump Ln the consumption of lamb and Park named presideni SEOUL r Korea's electoral college has voted Chung Hee Park to a sis-year term as president uncer the new constitution. Only ruled invalid kepi him from winning approv- al of all 2.259 delegates. The constitution approv- ed by a plebiscite Nov. 21 gives the president vast new powers and it doss not limit how many terms he may service. The eld constitution would have forced him cut of office in 1974 after thrse four vsar terms. mution during the year, to 5.S pounds for each person compar- ed v.-ith 3.3 pounds in 1971. Mr. Zilm said Canadians ate more poultry 44.3 1 c'urins 1972 than in 1371 when 43.1 pounds v.-ere eaten by each person. But consumption of yeal and porn oecimeQ curing In 1971. 65.9 pounds of pork psr person consumed- compared v.itb 61.2 pounds in 1372. Veal consumption if-3cLin- ed to four pounds from 4.4 pounds the previous year. Ths amount of red rneais in stcrsge during 1G72 dropped 12 per C3nt to 83 minion pounds from 100 million pounds ln. 1571. Mr. Ziim said imports of red meats in 1972 to 215.1 mil- ijon pounds from 150.4 millios pounds the previous year. Canada's farmers produced L9 billion pounds of red meats this year compared "-ith biilicn oounds in 1971. KEW YORK (AP) TrJags- a columnist might never if he didn't open his mail: Rattlesnakes can os poison- ous to thsmselves. They have been kno7.ii to kill themselves accidentally by-striking their bodies v-ith their and driiing the venom into their bloodstream. If you to be under- stood by everyone on earth, you'd have to be able to speak more than 3.000 languages. The largest. M a n d a r i n Chiiese. is spoken by 500 mil- iicn people. English has by ond _-.'? to mere than any other tongue. By the the Chinese, are crediied '.vith having invented everj'thlng from spa- ghcui to gunpowder, are also oeiieved to have been the first people to produce dictionar- ies. The one thing they didn't invent is chop suey. which is more indigenous to San Fran- cisco than China. BEARDS Odd A parliament in Ireland in 1447 passed a saying that no man should have a beard above his mouth unless he wished to be taken for an Englishman. The upper lip had to be shaven at least once a fortnight. In olden times cnly members of roy- alty or the nobility had clean- shaven only they could afford razors. Half-fovgotten heroes: The odds are at least 2 to 1 that you can't identify Karl Benz. Benz is the German inventor of the first reliable automobile in 18-55. It had three vrheels. an en sine behind its single with only three-fourth? cr' a horsepower, and on z fast track it could make a sedate eignt miles an ncur. Surgical ants; Feiv peoole knoTC1 that ants have an ho- nored place in the history of human surgery. At least since the second century B.C. Hindu doctors used black ants. which have powerful iaws. in bettlenS'd surgery. The ant held uo to the wound or incision until it had closed it its jaws. Tee bcdy of the insect then pinched off. but its head still retoised its grip on the incision. This sur- gical trick used for centu- ries by physicians from Africa to Southern Europe. Students get course on tapes TORONTO (CPf All Srst- year biology students at the University of Toronto wili gel their lectures or. tape nest year. Bill Friends, a zoology pro- fessor, who helped develop the course, said trs tapes do not make for an impersonal course. "The hardware dees the re- petitive stuff and the student has control of the pace." he said. "All of a sudden, he has an infinitely patient professor The course is much more per- sonalized." he said. A pilot group used the tape lectures this year in a main- media laboratory. The lab was open 13 hours a day and students were free to use the tapes any time they wanted. The lectures are specially prepared and recorded by To- ronto professors and students can play ard repeat them as often as tb.2v want. TOILET TRAINING BROMWJCH. England <'CP) Baby Derek Steel didn't take kindly to sittin" in his new plas- tic toilet-trar seat. Instead he rammed it over his head.; This Jed to an embarassing bus ride for Derek and his to the local Staffordshire fire station where experts cut him free. "Now he knows "what a ico sea-: is really for." Mrs. Steel: said. "We don't want any repeat: Derformances." Canada's biggest trading partner. The medium was a 24-page article in an external affairs department journal, Interna- tional Perspectives, entitled Caoada-U.S. Relations: Op- tions for the Future. The article is signed by Ex- ternal Affairs Minister Mitch- ell Sharp. It is a distant fol- low-up to the foreign policy white paper of June. 1970. The was widely criti- cized then fo" not including a separate volume on relations with the U.S. The article set out these oo- Uons: Canada may seek to maintain its present relations v.ith the U.S.; it may move toward closer integration: or i: may "pursue a comprehen- sive Jong-term strategy to de- velop ard strengthen tee Ca- economy ar.d other as- pects of its national life aad in the to reduce the present Canadian vulnerabil- ity." Sharp ssid bis govern- rnsnt ch.c-3 tnird opfon. Csnsda-U.S. relations soi en siring at the highest i2vel seme mcrths earlier r.vhen Prcf.dcnt Nixon beiat- re-raid Mr. Trudeau's two first in errly 1539. 'Mr. Xixcn in April held talks v.'ith Mr. Trrdsau for two days and addressed a joint zsssion of Paridament. Ee aprxaared to say all the things about Canada's indeoende-ce. and capped his brief visit by signing an agreement to dean up pollu- tion on the Great Lakes. TRADE A KEY ELEMENT Trade is a common factor in relations with the -U.S. and the rest of the -world. It was a key element in the decision to recognize the Chinese Peo- ple's Republic, and the Tru- diau government's policy of pursuing closer relations with the Soviet Union. Massive purchases of Cana- dian wheat by both countries in 1972 were among the se- Differences over trade mat- ters probably the chief ir- ritant in current relations with the U.S. Preoccupation with the dan- ger of an inward-looking Eu- rope animates the attitude to- ward British entry into the Common Market. Development of relations with mainland China was marked in 1P72 by a surams- rime trade fair in Peking, the biggest such ever mounted by Canada abroad. Mr. Sharp officially opened it- Canadian troops be as- signed in 1S73 to their biggest peacekeeping part of an international truce supervi- sory fc-'ce in Vierrarn. Can- ada has reivsed thus far to corrmii itss'f to membership in the force, envisaged under tentative ceasefire arrange- nis-rs regctiated in late 1972 by the U.S. and North Viet- nam. 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