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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta The slory of Communist Chiim Mao moved in as Japanese pulled out Thunday, Fobruory 17, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 15 Prince called 'young AUTHOR DIKS Kili'iu- Snow, nnltMl Aini'iiuin iiulhor Ji [i (i died ;it bis home in Eysms, Suilyrrland. -Siunv, lid, wiis ii IDIIL; lime personal fricml ol Cliainnan Tse-lmiL'. Hy WILLIAM I AP Sjiocial Com'siMimk'iil Joseph SLaliii (lie slory yocs, once .sent Mao Tsc-liuig a long treatise on liow a revolutionary war should be fought. Mao is said to have turned the document over to Lin Piao, then a close revolutionary com- 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 Slalin watched the develop- ment of the Chinese Commu- nist rebellion with jealousy. Considering himself me foiin- tainhead of all Marxist-Lenin- ist wisdom, Stalin felt his rcc- omrncndalions lo be nothing less lhan immutable law. But often Slalia's advice to (he Chinese was dictated less by his concern for Ihe move ment than by Soviet national interesls. This was the case in Ihe when Slalin, dread- ing Ihe potential of a dynamic and aggressive Japan, ordered the Communists to join a united front with Chiang Kai-shek's Kuominlang. The fear of Japan was shared by Chiang and the Communists. Japan's invasion of Manchuria and north China in the mils 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 (hem into hiding in remote Shensi Prov- ince. Chou En-lai, Mao's right- hand man. arranged for a mid- 1936 meeting in Shanghai with Kuomin tang representatives. There he offered lo integrals the Red army with Cluang's command. He proposed that the Chinese "Soviet" in Yenan co- operate with the Kuomintang. Talks broke bui laler. as Japanese forces moved in In Shar.tung province, rominunist- Kuomintang negotialions werp resumed. I In Julv IM7. .Japan allackcd UK Marco Polo bridge near Pr- Chiiing, fully aware uf the risk, accepted a Chou com- promise offer. The Commun- ists would forego revolulionary violence and dismantle their German zeppelin mystery revived N'ISW YORK rHeuier) At the same, lime, lie said, Ihe 35-year-old mystery surround- inquiry' board's German observ- ing Uie destruction of the zeppe- ers bad been ordered by their in Hindenburg has been rcviv- j superiors also to avoid a finding ed with publication of a book! o[ sabotage. "No moral means j supporting llieories that the was to be accorded the honor ol "Soviet." The Red army would would up (us demands. Hurley integrate with Kuominlang for-1 resigned his mission in indig- ces uncliM' Chiang's over all mm I frustration, claiming boUi command, 'sides sabotaged his efforts. The alliance was roolwl in President Hairy S, Truman j quicksand. Chiang hoarded his' sent Gun. George C. Marshall German airship was sabotaged. The dirigible, pride ol Germany's pre-war civil aviu- deslroying a key symbol of the Mooney writes. Mooney examined I housands rescn'es with the idea lhat Man eventually would be his main enemy. The CommunisLs, under Chii Teh's command, began a pol- j icy of fighting Japanese only when necessary and directing much effort toward subversion, infiltration and harassment of Kuomintang forces. TIDE SHIFTS As fiie fide of ilie Second World War hegan to shift in Gast and West alike the Axis powers, the United to China. KECKIVKI) WAK.MhV Marshall was hailed by Mao Tse-lung and toasted warmly by the Communists during a vifit lo Ihcir Yenan headquar- ters, Jjul he har! nu more chance of success (han 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 m earnest, and Slates urgently sought unity ol I Marshall, after desperate aL- jlhe contending political fac- I tempts Lo bring alwut a truce. lion fleet, was gulled by fire j of documents in U.S. and Ger- May 6, 19.17, as it wa.s alwut Lo moor at the U.S. naval air sta- tion at Lakohursl, N.J.. follow- man archives relating to Ihe Hindenburg disasler. They ing a transatlantic flight. i inquiry and German observers Twenty-two of the lil crew- held secret meetings at night to members died, along with 13 of the 36 passengers. One of the tions in China in Ihe interest more effective prosecution of the conflict on Ihe mainland. pronounced a pox on both houses and Cave up. j Chiang's Kiiominlang forces LUiaL lhe: vclt" sent Ambassador" Patrick II. Hurley to China in search discuss, "off lhe "record; Ihe thunder of the ground crew also was faially in- jured, bringing Ibe dealh loll to! 30. An official inquiry s a i d j Elmo's bright discharge of static Ihe most probable cause of Ihe dis- aster. Author Michael H Mooney in his book Hindenburg, says the craft was set on fire by a bomb planted by a young member of the crew, a rigger named Eric Spehl. He had meant the bomb to go inescapable evidence of sabo- tage before them." Icleiilify pilot killed in crash President Franklin D. Roose-1 ran into one disaster after an- other. Drspile aboul SI billion ivorlh cf American arms aid, the Kuommlanp no match for the now well-armed Com- Internal corruption, weak leadership, lillle disci- pline, plus lack of public sup- port and Chiang's reputation for dictatorial rule, all combined to make the Kuomintang's defeat U.S. atom bomb brought the American war with Japan (o an abrupt end. Mao's forces now made great progress. They moved in behind withdrawing Jap a n e s e and LONDON f Renter) Wil- liam Hamilton, vehemently anti-royalist memlwr of Par- liament, caused a sur in the House of Commons Wednes- day when he referred to Prince Charles as a "young I werp Alluding to Britain's power crisis, precipitated by a na- tional cord strike, the MP said it was indefensible that two miners would have to work 50 years underground to earn "as much a.s 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 take back his comment. Hamilton did. but then de- clared: ''If the monarchy such a uniting force in our so- ciety, lot young man who has trained in the air force, and is now training in the navy, go and spend Ihe next three months in the coal mines Hamilton was M'e-king In In- troduce a bill to muionalizft Croivn lands and I lie Duchies of Lancaster and Cornwall. properlies which hulk of Prince Charles's in- come, lie was refused sion lo do so Iry a vote of 233 lo TO SIHF-T BODIES 1 ROM K f Meuler) The 'bodies of mwe than 20.000 Ital- ian soldiers who died in Ilia 1 second World War and durinc the conquest of Libya in 1911 arc to be moved from Tripoli to Italy, the defence ministry anounccd Tuesday. Libyan J authorities have rice-icier! In move the cemetery to make room for expansion of the town. JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE PANTSUITS UNIFORMS All Styles Colors 404 5th Si. S., Upstairi Phone 326-3631 methodically sel up local auth- inevitable. I orily. Chiang's rule o[ tlic The Uniled Stales continued ended in Ihe fall of 1949. What Dalemead. abuut 40 miles soulbrast of the city. Uldis Naglis. 21, of crew had disembarked. The air-1 Uie other pcrsm aboard j ship was late in mooring, how- ever, due Lo bad wealher, and CALGARY (Cl'l Roy Al-j its efforts toward reconcilia- len Lcsler, 21. nf Calgary was j Lion. With a U.S. guarantee ot identified today as the pilot j safe conduct, Mao for the first killed in the crash Monday ol' time in his 51 years hoarded a single-engine airplane near was left of his forces fled to Taiwan. On Oct. 1. 1919. Mao Tse-lung stood the Gate of Heavenly Peace at the entrance QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dentnl Mechanic Cnpilol Furniture Bldfl. PHONE 328-768401 an ail-plane. It took him and to the 500 year-old Imperia] Chou En lai to Chungking. Palace. __........... _. _______ Chiang's capital, where Chou i In his heavy Hunancse peas- off alter the passengers and! Naglis. 21, "of Calgary. I did all the talking with Chi-j anl acrail, Mao announced to I anR's representatives Uie world: Each time it appeared lhat "The People's Republic of; agreement was possible. Chou China is now established." j plane was also killed when the Carnival toll the bomb went off while they still were aboard. Spehl was fa- (ally injured. DISLIKED I1ITLKJ! REGIME Mooney says Spehl, 25. born in the tiny Black Forest village i of Goschwciler, became disillu-. sioned wilh the Hitler regime. partly because of its persecution of Catholic priests and nuns, i RIO DE .JANEIRO (Reuter) The book says he planed to re- j Police proclaimed Ihe 1972 main in Uie U.S. alter destroy-1 Rio carnival as one of the mast ing Ihc Hindenburg. pe-accfiil ever Tuesday wilh a The anHior said Die members I total of only 88 deaths so far. a of the U.S. inquiry into the dis- j normal average for three sum- aster had decided to rule out i mer days in the city. Many died sabotage as a cause, in order as the resnll of disputes caused not to stir up an international I by what police called "over- incident. drinking.'1 Cessna 1BO went down in field. RCMP said earlier thai the plane "obviously" ran into I Exact cause of Ihe accident has not been delermuied. RELIANCE AGENCIES 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 26" R.C.A. COLOR 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 Reg. SPECIAL 1238 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-5020 ACTIVE TV FEBRUARY CLEARANCE 26" Electrohome Color Reg. SPECIAL 1238 3rd Ave. S. e iht i Phone 327-5020 ACTIVE TV FEBRUARY CLEARANCE 19" R.C.A. COLOR Reg. SPECIAL 123B 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 and S. Alberta. Don't miss il- 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 ons roof. Plan to altend and enjoy seeing (he new merchandise no obligation to buy door prizes cind excitement galore! LARRY PHILLIPS, Sales Manager All 1972 American Motors products are 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 FIXES ABSOLUTELY FREE Gremlins -ViANY, MANY MODELS IN ALL COLORS ON DISPLAY UNDER THE LIGHTS JEEP TRUCKS STATION WAGONS THE SALE CE SURE TO ENTER YOUR NAME FOR THE DOOR PRIZES HI PRIZE-Coffoc Tofolo hy Knighl-Schmiril Industries 2nd of Custom Built Furniluro by E and R Custom Furniture rind Upholstery 3rd PDIZE-2 Pnsscngnr Car Tires hy B. F. Goodrich from Imperial Mofors "1th Awning from Prcbco Recreation Slh PRIZE-Lnzy Roy Chnir from Gendnll Mobile Home! 6lh PRIZE-Oiiijinnl Oil Pninling from House of Fine Art WE HAVE A COMPLETE LINE OF USED CARS IN ALL MAKES AND MODELS LOWEST IAC FINANCING ON THE SPOT APPRAI SALS 9 IMMEDIATE DELIVERY EXTRA GENEROUS ALLOWANCES NO ADMISSION OR OBLIGATION TO BUY Established in 1949 Phone 327-1418 327-2805 On Location at the Exhibition Pavilion 4r ;