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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta %2 - THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD - Wedncieloy 7 ..-i  fcbrufiry SO, 1973 IV s changed in Vietnam New York 'limes Service SAIGON. Smith Vietnam- - The overriding reality of Yiel-r.r?m. a month after the ostensible arrival of peace, is that virtually nothing has changed. Saigon has not become a peacetime capital. Yiehiam has not. become a nation at peace. In (he countryside the fighting still goes on - at times at a lower level than before. The capital looks, acts a n d feels precisely the same today as it did a feu- months ago, when the war was still on officially. Coils of barbed wire still snake along sidewalks outside government buildings and military installations. Soldisrs still .stand on key street corners wearing bulky flak jackets raid helmets and holding bayoneted rifles at the ready. At night the thud of artillery can still be heard in the distance, although somewhat less persistently than a month ago. A whistle still blows at 10:45 p.m. and a siren still sounds 15 minutes later to signal the start of the overnigbt curfew, which clears the city of people and traffic for seven hours. In short, an atmosphere of war prevails in Saigon. The otJier night a high-ranking member of tile International Control Commission - the four-nation body charged with supervising the Vietnam ceasefire - was playing poker with some diplomats and journalists in a downtown apartment. It was a lively, jovial game and the focus of everyone's attention was on the cards rather than on politics. At one point during the evening the noise of cannon fire intruded on the clacking of chips and the murmur of conversation. "You hear that," a player said. "Why are they doing that? Don't they know there's a cease-fire?" The comments were made in a jesting tone, for the sounds of death and destruction have become so commonplace here that they are more a source of wry humor than of concern when they are heard from miles away. "We keep telling them to stop," the commission official said, "but they never listen." Current or Classical Record Sets Great Stars-Great Hits 8 L.P. Set What a collection of stars and songs! Album features such people as Nat King Cole, Glen Campbell, Jackie Gleason, Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Harry James, etc. Songs include Snowbird, Raindrops, Love Story and many, many more. A Fiedler Concert 5 LP. Set By the Boston Pops Orchestral 27 great selections from the masters. Enjoy the works of Mozart, Mendelsohn, Beethoven, Liszt, Borodin, Strauss, Herbert Boceherini, Litloff, Wagner, Saint-Saens and many, many more. Manufacturer's Clearance of Discontinued Records! Choose -from such artists as Dean Martin, Ray Price, Elvis Presley, Dionne Warwick and many more. Shop early for best selection. 1.99 Adult Comedy Records at a Laughingly Low Price! Add a little spice to your record collection with 6n� of these great party records at one low price. 1.99 Classical Records on the Famous Seraphin Label! Choose from the most famous conductors and archestra in the world including Sir Malcom Sargent, the Royal Philharmonic and more. 1.99 Thft a Pickwick r you : Low Priced 8-Track Tapes Famous Broadway Hits Arthur Fielder and Boston Pops play- 00 Ing such times 05 "Man of La Man- Jr cha", "Fiddler on thts Roof" plus Jlj many more, each %m Easy Listening Favorites Famous Pickwick series of 8-trock tapes featuring such people as Glen Campbell, Guy Lombardo and many more. each Rominising-Moms & Dads Super oldies done by your favorilo arlists, such as Glen Campbell, Nancy Wilson, lettormen, etc. each Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. *o 9 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive Cat and mouse game Goober, the family cat, showed little interest in the mouse that Becky Fuller, of Louisville, Ky, brought from school for a science project. The sleepy feline calmly accepted the visitor and maintained his composure. Princess Anne to see more of 24-year-old Olympic rider By CAROL KENNEDY LONDON (CP) - Princess Anne and Lieut. Mark Phillips will be seeing a lot more of each other in the coming weeks, but this doesn't necessarily mean romance is on the boil.  In fact, the word from inside the royal circle is that riding, not romance, is the prime reason why the Queen's 22-year-old daughter and the 24-year-old Olympic horseman spend time together, Anne and Phillips are both entered in a series of horse trials leading to the Badminton Trials in mid-April from which Britain's riders will be selected for the European champion-slups at Kiev in the Soviet Union in September. Both are anxious to be selected. Anne, who won the Eu x'opean individual championship, in 3971, is to accompany her father, Prince PItilip, to Russia that month for the first British royal visit since the 1917 revolution. Speculation about the relationship between Anne and Mark arose again during the weekend when the princess returned from a 12-day tour of Ethiopia and almost immediately sped off to meet Phillips at his family's home in Wiltshire. Phillips, meanwhile, was on his third weekend leave from his regiment, the First Queen's Dragoon Guards, since it was posted to West Germany a month ago. GETS NO PRIVILEGES? A question was even asked in the House of Commons about the frequency of such leaves- though Phillips was not mentioned by name-and drew the bland rejoinder that the Queen's Dragoon Guards had no special privileges. Phillips now has a few extra days leave and likely will spend much time with Anne at Alison Oliver's training stables in Berkshire getting their horses in shape for the first big event of the season, the Amberley triais at Cirencester March 17-18. The couple's meetings since Phillips went to Germany have revolved around training for their coming horse-riding contests. Phillips, at tlie Queen's suggestion, is r\ling Columbus, one of the royal mounts which proved too powerful for Prin- cess Anne. She likely will ride a brown gelding named Goodwill. Riding is said to be the chief spur to the i-elationship, although they share other interests-fast cars, for instance. Rumors of an impending engagement are discounted by friends. One acquaintance of Phillips points out Anne has other less-publicized male friends-Lord Irwin, 28, heir to the Earl of Halifax, for one. ODD-SHAPED NEST The ovenbird, a member of the wood-warbler family, derives its name from the shape of its nest; a domed-over structure with the opening at the sid like an old-fashioned oven. DEPARTMENT STORES t What Is The Good Of A Good Thing - If No One Knows About It? Advertise Your Good Things In The Lethbridge Herald PHONE 328-441! DISPLAY ADVERTISING D EPT. - CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING DEPT. V'* HF YOU TAKE AWAY OUR LOW PRICES YOU'VE GOT A REGULAR DEPARTMENT STORE ;