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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Thimday, February 17, 1772 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 15 The slory of 'Communist China Mao moved in as Japanese pulled out By WILLIAM L. II VAX AP Special Joseph Stalin the slory goes, once sent Mao Tse-tung a long treatise on how a revolutionary war should be fought. Mao is the documei then a close revolutionary rade-in-arms, for his comments. Lin read the Stalin essay, says the legend, and then remarked: "If we had this as our text, we would have been wiped out 10 years ago." Stalin watched the develop- ment of the Chinese. Commu- nist rebellion with jealousy. I Considering himself me foun- In July 1937. Japan attacked j the Marco Polo bridge near Chiang, fully aware of the risk, accepted a Chou coin. "Soviet." The Red army would i would up his demands. Hurley promise offer. The Commun- integrate with Kuominlang for-1 resigned his mission in indig- ists would forego revolutionary ces under violence and dismantle t heir j command. The alliance was rooted be fought. i r'Lintisd i German zeppelin e revolutionary com- j i mystery revived NEW YORK (Renter) 35-year-old mystery surround- ing the destruction of the zeppe. tainhead of all Marxist-Lenin- j supporting theories that the ist wisdom, Stalin felt his rec- j German airship was sabotaged. ommcndations to be nothing The dirigible, pride of Nazi AUTHOR DIKS Snow, noteil American iiuthoi a n li sinologist, died at liis home in Eysins, .Snow, (id, was a lout; lime personal frit'nrl of Chairman Mao Tse-tung. less than immutable law. But often Stalin's advice the Chinese was dictated less May (i. 1937, as it was about to moor at the U.S. naval air sta- in Hindenhurg has been reviv- j superiors also to avoid a finding ed with publication of a book of sabotage. "No moral means was to be accorded the honor of destroying a key symbol of the Mooney writes. Mooney examined thousands fleet, was gulled by fire i of documents in U.S. and Ger- cniicksand. Chiang hoarded his reserves with the idea that Mao I eventually would be his main j enemy. i The Communists, under Chu I Teh's command, began a pol- i icy of fighting Japanese only I when necessary and directing i much effort toward subversion, j infiltration and harassment of At the same time, he said, the Kuomintang forces. TIDE SHIFTS As the tide of the Second World War began to shift in Chiang's over all i nant frustration, claiming botji sides sabotaged his efforts. S. Truman inquiry board's German observ- ers had been ordered by their Germany's pre-war civil avia- tion at Lakehursl, N.J.. follow- by his concern for the move- ment than by Soviet national interests. This was the case in jng a transatlantic flight, the when Stalin, dread-1 Twenty-two of the fi! crew- ing the potential of a dynamic members died, along with 13 of man archives relating to the Hindenburg disaster. They show, he said, that the East and the Axis West powers ilike againsi the United President Han senl Gen. George C. Marshall; u> China. KECEIVUO WAHMLY Marshall was hailed by Mao Tse-tung and toasted warmly by the Communists during a visit lo their Yenan headquar- ters, but he had no more chance of success than his predeces- sor. Having infiltrated Manchuria heavily, the Communists now were moving swiftly through north China in the wake of Ja- panese withdrawal. The civil war had come in earnest, and States urgently sought unity of j Marshall, after desperate at- the conlending political fac- tions in China in the interest o.' more effective prosecution of the conflict on the mainland. tempts to bring a truce, pronounced a pox on both houses and gave up. Chiang's Kuomintang forces President Franklin D. Roose- 1 ran info one disaster after an- veli sent Ambassador Patrick I other. Despite about billion and aggressive Japan, ordered the Communists to join a united front with Chiang Kai-shek's Kuominfang. The fear of Japan was shared by Chiang and the Communists. Japan's invasion of Manchuria and north China in the 1930s the 36 passengers. One of the ground crew also was fatally in- tage before them." inquiry and German observers, china in scavd, rf Amcrican held secret meeUngs at night to j of ,uut (ho discuss off the record, the dreadful thunder of the for the now wcll-a Prince called LONDON (Renter) Wil- liam Hamilton, vehemently anti-royalist member of Par- liament, caused a slir in the House of Commons Wednes- day when he referred to Prince Charles as a "young twerp." Alluding to Britain's power crisis, precipitated by a na- tional cord strike, the Labor MP said it was indefensible that two miners would have to work years underground to earn "as much as we give this young twerp in a year." The Concise Oxford Diction- ary' defines twerp as a slang expression meaning bounder or cad. Amid Conservative party howls, Ihc Speaker ordered Hamilton to lake back his comment. Hamilton did. but then de- clared: "If the monarchy is such a uniting force in our so- ciety, let this young man who has trained in the air force, and is now training in the navy, go and spend the next three months in the coal mines Hamilton was seeking ui In- troduce a bill to nationalize Crown lands and the Duchies of Lancaster and Cornwall, properties which prmirle the bulk of Prince Charles's in- come. He was refused permi.i- sion to do so by a vote of 233 to 104. TO SHII'T BODIES ROMK (Rcuter) The bodies of moie than 20.000 Ital- ian soldiers who died in the second World War and during tlie conquest of Libya in 1911 are to be moved from Tripoli to Italy, the defence ministry anounccd Tuesday. Libyan aiilhorities have decided tn move the cemetery to make room for expansion of the town. JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE PANTSUITS UNIFORMS All Slyles Colors 404 5th St. S., Upstairi Phone 328-3631 inescapable evidence of salw- j jured, bringing the death toll to i 30. An official inquiry said Elmo's bright discharge of static the most probable cause of the dis- identify pilot killed in crash CALGARY left Chiang's shaky Kuomin- tang army confronting the per- ils of a two-front war. Chiang had been industriously engaged in an annihilation campaign against the Communists and had, in fact, driven them into hiding in remote Shensi Prov- mce- i oil alter the passengers and i Uldis Naglis 9I Chou En-lai, Mao's right- j crew had disembarked. The air-1 lhe otner hand man. arranged for a mid-1 ship was late in mooring, how- was aster. Author Michae! H. Mooney. in his hook Hindenhurg, says the craft was set on fire by a bomb planted by a young member of the crew, a rigger named Eric Spehl. ualemead. aim i He had meant Hie bomb lo go southeast of the city. off after the passengers and I atom bomb brought the American war with Japan lo an abrupt end. Mao's forces now made great progress. They moved in behind withdrawing Jap a n e s e and methodically set up local auth- i ority. is no match lined Com- munists. Internal corruption, weak leadership, little disci- pline, plus lack of public sup- port and Chiang's reputation for dictatorial rule, all combined to make the Kuomintang's defeat inevitable. Chiang's rule of (lie mainiind Rov The United States continued j ended in the fall of 1949. What efforts toward reconcilia- 1 was left of his forces fled to len Lester, 21. of Calgary was lion. With a U.S. guarantee of I Taiwan. On Oct. I, 1949. Mao identified today as the pilot j safe conduct, Mao for the first Tse-timg stood atop the Gate of killed in the crash Monday of I time in his 51 years boarded single-engine airplane near Heavenly Peace at the entrance an airplane. It took him and to the 500 year-old Imperial Chou En lai to Chungking. Palace. Chiang's capital, where Chou j In his heavy Hunanese peas- 1936 meeting in Shanghai with Kuomin tang representatives. There he offered to integrate the Red army with Cln'ang's command. He proposed that the Chinese "Soviet" in Yenan co- operate with the Kuomintang. Talks broke down, but later. as Japanese forces moved in to Shantung province. Communist- j ship ever, due lo bad weather, and the bomb went off while they Kuomintang resumed. negotiations were of Calgary, I did all the talking with Chi- j ant accent, Mao announced to j lard the! ang's representatives. i the world: also killed when the Each time it appeared that: "The People's Republic of; Cessna 1BO went down in a field. RCMP said earlier thai still were aboard. Spehl was fa-1 "obviously" ran into tally injured. DISLIKED HITLER KEGIME Mooney says Spehl, 25, horn in the tiny Black Forest village of Goschweiler, became disillu- agreement was possible. Chou China is now established." fog. Exact cause of the accident has not. been determined. Carnival toll QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg, 328-76841 sioned wilh the Hitler partly because of its persecution I of Catholic priests and nuns, i RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuter) I The book says he planed to re-1 Police proclaimed the 1972 main in the U.S. alter destroy-1 Rio carnival as one of the mast j ing the Hindenburg. i peaceful ever Tuesday with a i The author said the members j total of only 88 deaths so far. a i of the U.S. inquiry into the dis- i normal average for three sum- i aster had decided to rule out mer days in the city. Many died sabotage as a cause, in order as the result of disputes caused not to stir up an international by what police called "over- incident, drinking." 822 3RD AVENUE SOUTH Is Your Car Insurance Too High? TRY US FOR SELECT RATES Is your home adequately Protected? For Sound Advice and Top Service RELY ON RELIANCE 327-1116 ON PHONES 327-0433 ACTIVE TV FEBRUARY CLEARANCE French p f Provincial ZO Reg. SPECIAL........ 1238 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5020 ACTIVE TV FEBRUARY CLEARANCE 22" R.C.A. COLOR Reg. SPECIAL 1238 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5020 ACTIVE TV FEBRUARY CLEARANCE R.C.A. 17" COLOR CDCrl A I V" Reg. SPECIAL 1238 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5020 ACTIVE TV FEBRUARY CLEARANCE 26" Elecfrohome Color Reg. SPECIAL 1238 3rd Ave. S. 9 Phone 327-5020 ACTIVE TV FEBRUARY CLEARANCE 19" R.C.A. COLOR t f f Reg. SPECIAL 1238 3rd Ave. S Phone 327-5020 THE RESPONSE IS FANTASTIC THE PRICES ARE UNBELIEVABLE. UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. EIGHTH ANNUAL NOW AT THE LETHBRiDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION DOORS ARE OPEN 9 A.M. TO 9 P.M. DAILY United Motors Eighth Annual Greatest Show on Wheels has been greatly accepted by the people of Lethbridge ond S. Alberta. Don't miss it. May I invite you again to the biggest introductory showing of '72 model cars, trailers, campers, motor homes, mobile homes, tent trailers, truck cabs, jeep trucks and used cars ever seen under one roof. Plan to attend and enjoy seeing the new merchandise no obligation to buy door prizes and excitement galore! LARRY PHILLIPS, Sales Manager All 1972 American Motors products are All covered by the Plan YOU CAN DRIVE THESE CARS FOR ONE YEAR OR MILES AND IF ANYTHING GOES WRONG, AND IT'S THE MANUFACTURER'S FAULT, IT WILL BE FIXE3 ABSOLUTELY FREE MANY, MANY MODELS IN ALL COLORS ON DISPLAY UNDER THE LIGHTS TRUCKS AND STATION WAGONS THE SALE BE SURE TO ENTER YOUR NAME FOR THE DOOR PRIZES Hi PRIZE-Coffec Table hy Knight-Schmidt Industries 2nd of Custom Built Furniture by E and R Custom Furniture ond Upholstery 3rd PRIZE-2 Passenger Car Tiros by B. F. Goodrich from Imperial Motors 4th Awning from Prebco Recreation Slli Roy Chair from Gendall Mobile Homes 6th PRIZE-Original Oil Painting from House of Fino Ait Established in 1949 WE HAVE A COMPLETE LINE OF USED CARS IN ALL MAKES AND MODELS LOWEST IAC FINANCING ON THE SPOT APPRAISALS IMMEDIATE DELIVERY I EXTRA GENEROUS ALLOWANCES NO ADMISSION OR OBLIGATION TO BUY MOTORS CO. LTD. Phone 327-1418 327-2805 On location at the Exhibition ;