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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE LFTHBRIDGE HERALD Friday. Dumber 29, 1W1 More tributes pour in for Mike BY THE CANADIAN PBESS Government officials in many parts of the world psid tribute today to former prime minister Uster for his work in politics and interna- tional diplomacy. President Richard Nixon said in Washington that Pearson "one of the 20th century's most untiring and effective workers in the cause oi world peace." "Tr.e record of hi> accomplishments as an out- standing posi-w-ar leader has few Nixon said. Tributes al-o came from the Queen, Prime Minis- ter Heath of Britain and heads of state of many other countries. Tr.e Queer., E message to Prime Minister Tru- deau, said rear son ''will be long remembered for his service to Canada and to the Com- moawealth and for the notable role he played as a world statesmen." Chancellor Willy Brandt of West Germany, like a -.vmner oi the Nobel Peace Prize, said Pear- sen's name "is connected with significant and coura- geous acts o: recent world history." "His -.vork concerned not only his ov.n country but thy of in Lhe In vrashinston. State Secretary WilUam. Rogers said Pearson "leaves behind a truly distinguished record OL service to Canada and to mankind, not only in his years as prime minister but in his years as secre- tarv o: for external affairs." id leader of the New Democratic Party, said in Lor. con that Pearson's life vras motivated by -vsnn humanity, a compassion and kindness rare in men Tvho wir-ld great Premier Gerald of Nova Scotia said today "Canada ard. indeed, the whole world has tost a man oi perception and extraordinary vision." was 2 man vv-ho knew no boundaries when it came to serving humanity. He gained worldwide re- spec c for his breadth oi vision, his leadership in peace- ful ir.it is! ives in a torn world and his concern lor peaceful progress among the family of nations. in Canada will view his greatest achieve- ment as his drive to develop a strong Canadian iden- tity during the lG60s. Through his leadership consid- erable pr ogres 5 achieved in the area of nev; so- cial legislation. Above all, Mr. Pearson was interested in the -being a his fellow man, Lt.-Gov. Graii t MacEwan oi Alberta described Mr. Pearson as one of "the great Canadian gentlemen." "I'll leave it to history to assess Ms diplomatic end political skills, but he was a man who, in my opinion, harbored no bitterness and was the soul of honor without being stuffy." Judy LaMarsh, secretary of state in Mr, Pea> son's cabinet, said that while "he wasn't Grxi there those of us who thought he was.'1 "Mike brought out the best in people. I dcubt if there was anycr.e who ever bated him. Ho once told me that there no such thing as the common man, that every or. e had some uncommon qualities. 1 'Thai's th-i of person he was he spent hLs whole life trying 'r> mafcfi trJr.gs better for ethers. He had clay feet lik-i the rest of us. He may have had failings as a prime minister or as 5 leader, but he had few failings as a human being." "I don't tr.i.nk I ever ?aw him get really angry. Ke was a jrrea' guy, with a tremendous personality and feeling for other said Edgar Benson, min- ister of naticr.a! revenue in Mr. Pearson's cabinet. Senator Kolth Dsvey, national Liberal organizer un- der Mr. Pearson, said it was difficult to think of him without imagining his humor. ''If you had done something which was dumb, he showed eiwjj-h humor that he never really put you down. But often made you more put down than if he really hldSf.e4 said Senator Davey. In Dtouty Premier Roy Rornanov; said there are ftv- men in the history of Canada who have given more completely of themselves for the welfare of fellow men in this ccuntry ar.d in the world than has Mr. Pearson. ''It is v.ith admiration and v.lth that, we must viev; the grc-alr.ess of this man, whose life in its tirety has boon of sen-ice: in the First World in the teaching profession, in the civil "service, in the political realm a.s minister of external affairs and as prims mini.s'tr of Canada." Mr. said Mr. Pearson's stance in inter- nationa! relaticms, epitomized in his receipt of the Ptact Prize in will he remembered by Canadians in this and future generations with pride. Alss'air son of a former gnvernor-gerieral of ar.d of initmatioruil relations at Fia'ic! Oxford, said Pearson ranked with Das-: a of "tfa political f-onc- fA thf; The forrr.rjr pn.mft minister sl.'o did much to invi- ernize the said Buchan, whose father, tr.f; Jate JyjrrJ TAeerlornuir, governor-general from iiyw to sfjio. The parliarr.wjt's ?.'nbt-l Peace Prize paid tribute tn an active cham- pion of and Aa.Vj: Lionaw, present chairman of U-jg Tihich avrardefJ tho v> PearrAn in for h3.i effort in tr.c eri-iLv, said; In the r er.t of h i.> iJ f f. Ke p-; t s I i hi.5; effort? develop: ng nations. laying on Lhe fact such f.houid r.r: that work should he in a way that support from tro nrh wi.uriM rftfiliy nifranirig the rJ'- of ri.c developing Lionses adderi: rxstor tlxt work of poacfc ia the world has irxst an active champion.1' Foreig'i Minister T-lerre Hamnfel cahlw! affai at Oxford L'ni'. cj.iity, in .'.'ew Deihi that the former prime rr.ir.i.-.t.ftr one of rarfj v-r.o t'r.tj of a jrrrAt civil va.-ir. -fAtii rjiJAiitift'i of 3 Hf: r.ot orly political great ar.f] of which he a.-, prime min ia star.ding up, among o'.'r.er 'o 'he domination over r.u; PARTY PRIDE 4 DELICIOUS FLAVOURS z. net wt. pkg. MIX OR MATCH Hi there! New Years greetings from SAFEWAY FRESH CHIP D LUCERNE ASSORTED FLAVOURS 8-oz. net wf. ctn. MATCH MIX OR Entertaining Specials! Budget Stretching Specials! SAFEWAY ALL PURPOSE 1 -Ib. Pkg. of 12 LUCERNE HOLIDAY DELIGHT 12-oz. net wt. tin. CANADA GRADE A BREAKFAST GEMS, large size Dozen DALEWOOD COLOR PARCHMENT WRAPPED 1-lh. prinl SAFEWAY PREMIUM, white, sliced 20-oz. net wt. [oof CRAGMONT 23 oz. biles.......8 delicious flavours LUCERNE PROCESS 2-lb. loaf SKSM IWSLK PDR. '39 LUCERNE INSTANT, CANADA 1st GRADE 5-lb. poly bag PEAS and CARROTS A I T D TASTE TELLS. CANADA THOirp li RIBIERS or EMpERoR5 O Ibs. I PRICES EFFECTIVE IN LETHBRIOGE DEC. 79 30. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES I960, CANADA. SAfEWAY J.IMJTED ;