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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 UTHf.lBot MEKALf It-u'-iJ-v, rBbru-fy 3, liompsoii slumps country in new role 8. SHOP 'I litres n and thai he will inovi1 U) Brit- '.mi Ihal forms only a uv I'M; Kui' -ri I Columbia U; leach. i'ni hi-Uurv. M IMMPX i If old sii- "I no plans lie H TO C CuMii debi.i but i IJn! does admit, with j I'm Mien, Rob.-ri he j a smile, thai pressure if- I ha- nt-vcr hi'C-n ar. inriu ihe ci'imirv in a new building nn him lo tackle a p..- I! C1. And willi Ir mai'h'-iiiTy for I he Prunicr A. Bennett, an (.'nii-ei'vaii'.'e rid Social Credit colleague, flcL-tmii ii Conservative vic- .-nd lia'-sci. lory m-xi lime aruiind, i> I: C s i (i t y former icnipialion .vii'.lu he strong in will hold L'fi sein- in p.iliucs. i c II i TI (.'onsen aliu1 i will horn all liiM he to see iiiis oryanizalioniil j [s'-ii'i-a! I'on.-lnunicii's how to riglil !ip said. i fur halllc. j Kxi'KHIKNCIi: !f h.- iruali'icainia.-; In; i InsisniSo- MV.n.s M, tiualilica- W- --r n[ nis half nf'.lit-Lonsi'vvMlHC parly ''Ipcm'' DiV" fowti parties j unhkclv, for in- iu- .li-anal i llni have ln lird iv-er in a L-csiwnsi- ui'-i'l l in for sonir as llc uas reliably reported to have done aflcr ihe a national tendency lo take KS rolo in Conservative leader Fur inslancc1, has hi'i'ii in >lKii'p cun- and .Mr Thompson iiiins'jjf those wlu-n IIP doesn't know why, aflcr more hi- :rfhi j Hian v-ars in cduealion in- trio r, I I RUDER! infi olii debts (fir of in eluding fnar years as rlepniy Id As Ihe minislcr (if education in Eihio- Herald said rccc-nlly: "Me Me1 ha> hi- pia. he has- often been idcnli- J was trained as a diiropractnr. iMn ;n Ked Oec-r ficd as j a pro- I yet never practised. He i.s a devoutly religious man, ycl eschews denominations. He has been an educator, but not. an lie has hcon a parly niai-, liuL has crossed party lines. He is nn intc'-ra- LionalisL who often works out- side the strurLurc of intcrna- lional rclalions." Mr.-Thoir.p ion, a C a n a d i -i r nationalist, was horn in Hie Stales nf parciui. llu yol taslr of poli- tics in Ilic !K al (ended HIP ri-'vor-filled mccL- held by Ihe premier and he be- came a young o.gan- izer to hc'p Social Cied'1 ns- si'mc in Albcrla. He 1; le.r helped Manitoba Social Credit elect ilf MLAp .WINED FOHL'K Then came Ihe ,vcir. ami Mr. i-m 'd the air force, ri.rinf b flight lieutcn- before being releued in 'AA3 to le jil .1 nir.c-man Cana- dian re.cohst'Tclicn team to EUiiopia. He tdci-e for >5 hL-comini? deputy lin- i-Lur of ethic-iLion and a per- sonal friend of Emperor Maile ifciajisic. He relumed to Can- ada in w'.tli s'vcr.-l of hi5 fight clv.hl'.vr, ir.juved or ill fioin Uic African experience. lie hec.i'nc T-iiional lei :i-r of Soci-'il C'.er'if in 1W-I, wnen il hadn't wo MF ir the Coin- n ons. "I need for Chris- lian men in public he said. "I regard political leadership as n responsihilily lo Clod and men. I don'l as- pire lo position, but lo he n witness. Lo God in public lilt1.'' In (he J9G2 election, Social Credit returned .'ID of them from they cast Ihe deciding voles Hun defeated John Dicfcnhakcr s Conservative tweminent. In iflftl the party ivlurnt'd 21 members. I'AHTY But shortly afterwards, Real Caoueltn, Ihe party's Quebec leader, and Mr. Thompson were nt logycr- lioacls. In the olcction, Uwre were Credit, electeil five and the Hallicmcnt. Crrdili.sle elected nine. He rc-signed Ihe leadership in HI67 after "1 became con- vinced it was impossible for Social Credit to develop into a truly national ble because of finances and impossible because of its lack of credibility in some parts of the country." After taking over personal responsibility for party debts, he ran as a Conservative in the I9GU election. "It lakes about three years to find one's place in this type of he says. "Une doesn't just move automati- cally infa UK? confidence cf (parly leader.) Bob Slanfield." With his new assignment- he may have invited it lo some extent with some in-cau- CILS criticisms of grass-rools (irgaiiizing in Ihe Thompson is oozing enthusi- asm for the job. "1 am tired of being away from home so much, but oth- erwise I am as happy in ooli- lics today as I was II) years ago. I have always siiici Ihal cxr.-cpl for the Pope there is no higher calling." lie doesn't sound like some- one aboul to abandon Parli'.i- mont. THIS THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR THESE Jews coulimic exodus from Soviet Uiiioii VIENNA (Renter) TIic exo- dus of Jews from the Soviet Union continued unabated in January and an estimated 50.COO were bi the process of trying lo complete Lheir Soviet emigra- tion formalities, informed Jew- ish sources said here. Reports here had suggested some; .30.000 .Soviet Jews might; actually he allowed to leave (his, year for Israel. Last month an estimated i lo 3.000 Jews emigrated Lo Is-; rnel From the Soviet Union, just I about matching the December! all-time brought the over-all 1971 total of An estimated Jews. Ihe sources said, wanted to leave the Soviet Union. PEDALS BAYER'S ASPIRIN 100 tablet size. Our reg. price 64c WEEKEND SPECIAL PUREX BATHROOM TISSUE BASKET CHAIR AND COVER sq WEEKEND SPECIRI v YOUR CHOICE OF 10 1970 CHEVROLETS for example 1970 CHEVROLET BEI AIR DOOR SEDAN, [quipped "US nulc- Irani., V3 molor, timed windshield, o[ WOrranly. WAS 52995 CHECK NOW FOR THE FANTASTIC SPRING SAVINGSI 1971 CHEVROLET IMPALA 4-DOOR SEDAN '-'.-i.'1' roflio, eufemolfc i'ani, V8 mc'or. lirei, steering, power broke-. WAS S3995 CHECK NOW FOR TERRIFIC SAVINGS ON THIS CAR LATE MODEL CARS INDOORS Where it's warm! ON D3SPLAY IN OUR SHOWROOM AND SERVICE IOW AT FANTASTIC SPRING SAVINGS SEE, TOO OUR COMPLETE LINE OF FACTORY FRESH SCOTTIES FACIAL TISSUE CHOCOLATE FAVORITES Choose from wafers, macarooni or buds, 1' i-lb. bagi only t 1970 MERCURY MARQUIS 1971 CHEVELIE 2-DOOR HARDTOP ilh automatic transmi low mileage WAS S3695 CHECK NOW FOR THE TERRIFIC SAVINGS ON THIS BEAUTY! CONVENIENT II Wit M TERMS TO SUIT ANY BUDGET CHECK FOR THE SPRING SAVINGS ON THIS FINE CAR LADIES' BIKINI BRIEFS The Beny Boys are ready to deal Swing info Spring in a late model 1970 CHEVROLET TON PICKUP lloolllrjj bo.. V? WAS CHECK FOR THE TERRIFIC SAVINGS ON THIS FINE TRUCK car now at a great saving. pulling you FIRST in ;i Bijf Way! 1971 CADILLAC SEDAN BAKERY SPECIAL APPLE PIES CHEVROLET OlDSMOBILE CHECK TOR THE OUTSTANDING SPRING SAVINGS MOW SHOWROOM and MAIN GARAGE ?ncl Avo. OTIC! 8lh Siipol South Pliona 327-3H7 We Will Be Open Mondays For Your Shopping Convenience ;