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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta King Edward VIII gave up 'the British throne because "he had enough" and not. be- of his love for American divorcee Wallis Simpson, a DUKE OF WINDSOR lias had enough Conservative member of the House of Lords said in London. "I still believe that his love for her was very great but I don't believe that was the gov- erning Lord Bootliby said in a radio broadcast titled, f! Years On. Lord Boothby, who served in the House of Commons as Rob- ert Boothby, was a friend of the late Walter Moflcton, and ad- viser of the tang in the abdica- tion crisis in 1936. "I think he'd driven too hard as the Prince of Wales and then he suddenly felt he couldn't take on any of it any more." The ex-king and his wife, now (he Duke and Duchess of Wind- sor, live in Paris. The phrase VI Years On. is British idiom meaning 47 years after. it. Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon, taught his first class in aerospace engi- neering at Cincinnati. His stu- dents rated him an effective teacher but a bit nervous. Armstrong is conducting a course in applied aircraft per- formance at the University of Cincinnati. He declined to speak with reporters, having said at a NEIL ARMSTRONG preity nervous 'news conference a month ago that he wanted no publicity and no interviews while a pro- fessor of aerospace engineer- ing at the university. "He was pretty nervous in his first class, but that was only said David Bur- ress, one of 18 students taking the course. J e n-Jacques Bertrand, for mer Union Nationale premier of Quebec, could be out of hos pital in two weeks "if there ar no unforeseen complications, his doctor said in Montreal Dr. Paul David, director the Montreal Heart Institute said Mr. Bertrand, 55, is goin through an "uneventful recov ery." Mr. Bertrand, Unite Quebec member for Missisquoi in the Quebec nalonal assembly, en tered the institute Dec. 14 after what Dr. David termed a very serious heart attack. The wife of Jim Drown, for mer professional football play er wiio turned movie actor was granted a divorce at Cleve- land. Sue Brown had sued for dl voice in August, 1968, on grounds of extreme neglect o duty. The suit was not contest ed by the 36-year-old forme fullback for Cleveland Browns The two were married in 1959. Police said at Essen tha Duesseldorf lawyer Heini Joacblin Ollenburg had commit- ted complicity in the kidnapping of millionaire store owner Theo dor Albvecht for a world-record ransom of million las month. Police said Ollenburg, who arrived back in West Germany Saturday after voluntarily leaving Mexico City, had told them he had kidnapped Al brccht because he wanted to provide for his old age, having neither pension nor social se- curity. CBC news commentator Wal- ler Cronkitc, named as one ol the best-dressed men in the United States by the Fashion Foundation of America, has called it a "stupid list" that apparently applied to him from the waist up. "So far as I know, this dis- tinction was earned entirely by straightening my tie and put- ting on a jacket just before the TV camera turns on every said Cronkite in a daily essay on CBS radio. Cronkite said his citation cre- dited him with banishing Hie "baggy-tweed reporter con- although he protested: "What they don't know of course, is that my unseen pants still fall In that category. Newfoundland premier .Jo- seph Smallwood says he will write a regular column for The News after retiring from poli- tics Feb. 7. The premier, who returned to St. John's this week from a Florida vacation, said he would not be a member of the morning daily's staff. Mr. Smallwood worked as a reporter -with The Telegram from 1918 to 1921. He later worked at the Halifax Herald, the Boston Herald Traveller and various New York newspa- pers. A Liberal leadership conven- tion Feb. 4-5 will elect a succes- sor to Mr. Smallwood. POLARIZED LENSES POLARIZED LENSES com- pletely eliminate annoying glare from water high- ways and beaches. And now you can have them in your own pre- scription! Drive more safe- ly. Sec more clearly. Fram- ed in our zingy new plat- ters, squares, ovals or octagons. Order them todayl" 308 7th St. S. Phone 337-5949 or 337-3609 New rules to protect employees EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta cabinet lias approved regulations designed to protect employees working in situa- tions where they may be ex- posed to lead. Health Minister Neil Craw- ford said today the regulations were prompted by a study which showed hazardous prac- tices existed at some places where lead and lead compounds were handled. He said individual board of health orders previously had to receive cabinet approval but under the new regulations the board can act directly without having to wait for approval. The regulations provide rules on an employer's responsibility to have a safe and suitable working area, the employee's responsibility to use safe prac- tices and the medical examina- tion of employees. A code of practices is to be established in each factory to protect the employees. Exposure bo lead and lead compounds can lead to an as- sortment of ailments, some se- rious, Mr. Crawford said. Thundoy, January t, 1971 THI UTHMIMI MUUD IX Newer have seen a while man Stone Age tribesmen found in remote region PORT MORESBY, New Guinea (Reuter) An Austral- Ian patrol has made contact with previously-unknown com- munities of Stone Age tribesmen living in the remote mountains of western Papua-New Guinea. The total of about 100 people, living In small settlements, are believed to be the last major group In the vast territory never 4o nave seen a white man. A statement released here by the Australian administration at the territory said the tribesmen were found in September by the acting district commissioner, Robin Barclay, during a patrol in the Nomad sub-district ot Western Papua. The patrol spent 33 days push- ing through one of the most in- accessible and isolated areas of Papua-New Guinea, around the headwaters of the Nomad, Da- mami, Cecilia and Carrington rivers. In an earlier patol, Barclay had made contact with a pre- viously-undiscovered group of 18 people. made this group a start- ing point for contacting further groups of unknown he said. His September patrol, carried out despite incessant rain and cold, found five remote Stone Age hamlets. Most contained ess than 25 people. The administration statement said an aerial survey had ear- jer confirmed that isolated communities existed in the area. Barclay reported that the Kople living in the tiny village tad DO well-developed political organizations, did not engage in warfare or sorcery and had lit- tle ritual life. ROAM FOR ROOTS "They were essentially No- madic people who roamed far and wide collecting edible roots, hunting game and making sago." 'The communities are break- aways from parent tribes. Some of the breaks are so far back in time that the present inhabit- ants have no knowledge of their affiliation." Barclay said the people in three of the hamlets originally came from the southern high- lands of Papua-New Guinea. The other two hamlets had been established in difficult and sometimes impossible terrain by people who wanted to escape New mental health policy in offing EDMONTON (CP> Reor- ganization of the liealth and so- cial development department will allow emphasis of new pol- icy directions in mental health and retardation as soon as pos- sible after legislative action this year, Premier Peter Loug- beed said here. Mr. Lougheed said in a news release, a major reorganization of the department's administra- tive function will take place and Bruce S. Hawson has been appointed chief deputy to Neil Climbers rescued TRENTO, Italy helicopter rescued two Italian climbers who had been be- lieved trapped on a face of 3.- 280-foot Crozzon Mountain for six days by severe snow storms. Hein Steinkoetter and Marcello Rossi said they had been living comfortably in a rescue hut. MARKED MEN Vagrants in Russia prior to 1945 were branded on the cheek with the letter B for brodyaga meaning tramp. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Ctrlifi.d Dtntol Mirhonlc Capital Furniture Bldf. PHONE 328-7684M Crawford, health and social de- velopment minister. Dr. Pat B. Rose and Duncan W. Rogers have been appoint- ed deputy ministers. Mr. Lougheed said the move to integration of the depart- ment will continue for a one- year trial period involving an assessment of the effectiveness of providing health and social services. "We are concerned about the inaccessibility of the minister to meet and talk with the people because of his heavy ad- ministra live responsibilities rising out of the merger of the two maior the premier said. from 'the fighting and killing which charactered the life style of their parent tribe, he explained. The people encountered van strong and robust, though short, Barclay said. He saw only three elderly peo- ple, and be believed the average lifespan of the tribesmen did not extend beyond middle age. "Little can be done to help these people as long tc they continue to live in their present inaccessible he said. The UNIVERSITY of LETHBRIDGE HOUSING DEPARTMENT OFF CAMPUS ACCOMODATION LISTINGS FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED SUITES AND APARTMENTS ROOM AND BOARD ROOM ONLY LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING Please call 329-2584 or 329-2585 ONG DISTANCE makes fonder Phone tonight CHECKING UP ON THE CANADA COUNCIL Why do well, established writers receive Canada Council grand? And why do projects for obscure purpoiei receive The pros and cons of how wall the Canada Council it doing its job aro examined thU Saturday in Weekend Magazine. Be lo find oul how your million li being spent. IN YOUR LETHBRIDOZ WEEKEND MAOAZINl FURNITURE AND USED MERCHANDISE MUST GO NOW! BEDROOM SUITES CHESTERFIELD SUITES USED MERCHANDISE PLATFORM ROCKER Aiiurtid Colon Reg. 69.95 SELL OUT PRICE 3-PIECE WALNUT BEDROOM SUITE 4 DRAWER CHEST CHESTERFIELD SUITE 19 CHESTERFIELD and CHAIR RECORD CABINETS FRENCH PROVINCIAL CHESTERFIELD and CHAIR BLUE Oft GOLD PATTERN VISCOSE RUGS 9'x12' 3-PIECE WALNUT BEDROOM SUITE WRINGER WASHER 49 WRINGER WASHER 29 2-PIECE SECTIONAL 3-PCE. WALNUT BEDROOM SUITE DELUXE TRIPLE DRESSER BUNK BEDS WAGON WHEEL DESIGN Reg. 186.60 SELL OUT PRICE ALL USED TV's PRICED AT "AS IS" CONDITION DAVENPORT and ROCKER 26" COLOR TELEVISION FOOT STOOLS Aiiodod Colon Reg. 8.95 SELL OUT PRICE KITCHEN SUITES MMHMiM CHESTERBED )Y NITE ELD BY DAY 5-PIECE CHROME SUITE WINCHESTER WALNUT TABLE TOP 20" COLOR TELEVISION SWIVEL ROCKER SWAG LAMPS ASSORTED Reg. 29.95 SELL OUT PRICE 5-PIECE CHROME SUITE BLACK and WHITE TELEVISION As Is 327-6727 ;