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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 40 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, February 26, 1975 UN losing By WILLIAM N. OATIS UNITED NATIONS (AP) Yosef Tekoah, at the United Nations off and on for almost 28 years and Israel's UN am- bassador for more than seven years, is getting ready to leave for he is glad. "I would not like to conceal the fact that for a veteran like myself it is not easy to witness the agony and the de- composition of the United Na- he said in an inter- view. "This has been one of the reasons why I felt that, hav- ing been associated with the United Nations in its days of greatness, I should not re- main at the time of its dete- rioration." He said the last straw came when the 1974 General Assem- bly first invited the Palestine Liberation Organization to its Palestine debate, listened to its leader Yasir'Arafat as to a head of state and gave the PLO permanent observer status in its ranks. Though Tekoah, 49, could have stayed on as ambassa- dor, he has accepted a post that will take him back to Is- rael-president of tlie Ben-Gu- FL66TWOOD STOCK REDUCTION SALE! SPANISH OAK CABINET GARRARD CHANGER Play and Record 8 Track 18" 100% Solid State Color In line; slot-mask picture tube '499 100% Solid State Color Total Picture Lok, Auto- matic Fine Tuning, Floor Stock Demo, One Only, discounted. 18" 95% Solid State Color Two only. '399 20" 95% Solid State Color One only. Also, all Components and TV's at Sale Prices. All Stock covered by our own Service! REMUS TELEVISION LTD. 328-9759 624 13th Street North 328-9759 rion University of the Negev Desert, with campuses at Beersheba and Sde Boker. He can expect to take over at the beginning of July. The teaching staff has already elected him and he is the only candidate for the approval of the board of governors. He will keep an affiliation with the foreign ministry, by request of the minister, Yigal Alien. And if he finds time he will write a book. "If the present trend contin- Tekoah' said, "it might be a book entitled Why is the UN Tekoah said the decline be- gan in the mid-60s in the sec- retary-generalship of the late U though a very likable person, was swayed by pressure groups in the UN." He said Thant's withdrawal of the first UN Emergency Force from Egypt in 1967 at the late president Gamal Ab- del Nasser's demand "precip- itated the outbreak of the Six Days' War." He was critical of "auto- matic voting where states vote not on the merits of is- sues but on the basis of affi liation to blocs controlled by the Soviet-Arab axis." He said the developing na- tions are under Arab domi- nance and enjoined in the vot- ing by the Soviet bloc. Tekoah said there is a fu- ture for the UN only if it aban- dons the method of voting "which brought about the adoption of one-sided, in- effective and sometimes ab- surd resolutions" and substi- tutes "a reasoned exchange of views and a search for the so- lution of problems by agree- ment." The university, founded in 1969, lies in a desert that makes up 60 per cent of Israel proper but has only 10 per cent of its 3.5 million population, and it "plays an important role in developing the desert." FASHION PLACE SPRING 75 The biggest fashion event of the Spring. The very latest in Spring fashions for Ladies, Men and Children. Check this Saturday's Herald for our 24 page flyer of Great Spring fashions. When it comes to fashions... come to Sears! Trip for 2 to Las Vegas Exciting 4 days and 3 nights at Del Webb's fabulous Mint Hotel. Just enter your name at any of Sears Fashion Depts. Winner will be announced Saturday, March 15, 1975. In Store Fashion Show Beautiful and exciting new Spring fashions for Ladies, Men and Children. A sneak preview into the fashion for Spring 75. Shows Thursday and Friday nights, Feb. 27, 28 and March 6, 7th at 7 p.m. in Ladies' Sportswear Dept. Fabric Fabrication Contest Make your own outfit to fit yourself or a model, of your choice under 12 years. Pre-judging will be held Tuesday, March 4, and the fashion show Friday, March 7. Prizes will be awarded. See contest rules in our Fabric Dept. In Store Demonstrations Lingerie showing. Thursday and Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. See all the latest At Home Wear apparel. Live and Mannequins. See if you can tell which is real or which is not. Mannequin display will be throughout Junior Bazaar Department. Fashion Week, Feb. 27 to March 8 -Simpsons-Sears Ltd- Enjoy il now! Use your All Purpose Account. At Simpsons-Sears you gel Iho finest guarantee. Satisfaction or monty Store Hours: Open Daily a.m. to p.m. Thursday and Friday a.m. to p.m. Centre Village Mall. Telephone 328-9231 Lens self to many faces A techician becomes many times more than two-faced with these dime- sized "windows" at Kodak apparatus division in Rochester, N.Y. Actually, she's inspecting individual lenses for cameras shortly after the lenses were removed from molds. The visual inspection is the first in a series of quality control checks before a lens is installed in camera body. 21st-century city planned By PAUL MAJENDIE LYON (Reuter) On a windswept and waterlogged hillside near Lyon, architects have a chance to realize their most grandiose dreams by planning a 21st-century city that will eventually have a population of A competition has been launched by local authorities to see who can produce the most imaginative plan for an urban community that will be a model for future town- planners. About 200 architects have inquired about the com- petition, the first of its kind in France. Competition organizer Louis Maurel said: "The constant complaint from architects was that they had never before had a competi- tion to plan a whole town." Now the field has been whittled down to six groups of architects, including one from Sweden and another from Hol- land. Their imagination has been let loose on a chunk of bleak and sweeping countryside 15 miles east of Lyon. Whoever will be de- cided in be constructing a major section of the town. Maurel said: "We have stressed that the competitors make the most of the land- scape's attractions and that the quality of the environment should be one of their major preoccupations. "There is nothing grandiose about the landscape. It is a delicate, almost modest site. The slightest mistake would destroy its charm. We must be very careful." But the project itself could hardly be described as modest. The city, when com- plete, will stretch through a 10-mile-long valley with gent- ly sloping hills on either side. Its transport facilities will be and road links will ensure that the inhabitants can reach many major central European cities within three hours. The new city, aimed at ab- sorbing the overflow popula- tion from the suburbs of Lyon, will be called L'isle d'Abeau. Since the project was launched two years ago, pioneers have taken up resi- dence in rows of pink and cream houses lined up in open country like a collection of rabbit hutches. Today they are surrounded by acres of rolling countryside. By the year 2000 they will be part of a vast city. But Maurel, watching a pair of horses cavort in a field be-. side the new housing estate, was adamant. "It is essential we maintain a pastoral he said. "A man-made lake, parks, woods and pedestrian precincts will all be included to ensure that town and country mix harmoniously." Peacekeeping bill climbs OTTAWA (CP) Canada's latest Middle East peace- keeping role cost taxpayers million to the end of 1974, it was disclosed here. Information tabled in the Commons said the total in- cludes a direct cost of million for the Canadian soldiers on Midddle East duty and million for United Nations assessed peacekeep- ing costs. NOTICE ALBERTA LAND COMPENSATION BOARD This is a new Board constituted under the Expropriation Act, Chapter 27, Statutes of Alberta 1974, which was proclaimed in force on July 9, 1974. The Board will deal with expropriations of property initiated by the Crown through its Ministers, Departments and agencies, and by all municipal bodies in the Province. The Board's primary function will be to hear and decide disputes as to compensation arising out of such expropriations and in addition it will have responsibility for a variety of other matters relating to expropriation procedures. The permanent offices of the Board will be: Alberta Land Compensation Board 810 Sun Oil Building 500 -4thi Avenue S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2P 2V6 The telephone number of the Board is: 261-6141 Kenneth J. Boyd Chairman LAND COMPENSATION BOARD ;