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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta f _ TNI UTHHIMI HMAID JinMrr 11, 1971 SEEKING PAROLE Prleit Daniel Berrlgon, left, and Robert G. Bobby Baker, right, the former U.S. Senate sec- retary who came to Washington as a page boy and left a millionaire, took their pleai for early releases to the U.S. Board of Parole, Monday. New community college opened GLEICHEN (CP) co- operative effort between Cal. gary's Mount Royal College and the Blackfoot tribe has re- suSed in the opening cf the Old Sun campus on the reser- vation. The new coinnunity college, a "partnership campus" will allow students to learn about the history, culture and ways of the Indian. Hairs clue in airport holdups MONTREAL (CP) A few strands of hair are the latest clues in the investigation of a series of armed holdups at Montreal International Airport which have netted bandits 1.5 million in cash and securities in the last 10 months. The hair was found inside a >rig believed worn by one of the bandits and found near the air- port following the latest robbery Jan. 2. A spokesman for Dorval po- Kce said human hairs are al- most as good as fingerprints as a means of identification. There have been few clues to the holdups although police say they know all were carried out with inside help and all by the group of bandits. The police spokesman said the bandits profit from casual com- ments by airport employees who know when valuable cargo Is due to be shipped. They "al- ways get exactly what they're Three armed men escaped Jan. 2 with about in foreign currency from the BOAC cargo terminal. Some 83 bags of mail were stolen Dec. 22 when five men hijacked a postal truck at the airport. The bags contained in cash and nego- tiable bonds. Other holdups netted bandits in cash and bonds March 11, 1971; in for- eign currency May 27 and in cash Aug. 17. Airport authorities have hired William Cusson, a retired 23- year veteran of the HCMP, as director of security operation. He B to begin work Jan. 24. Why Do You Read So Sloidy? A noted publisher hi Chicago reports there is a simple tech- nique of rapid reading which ihould enable you to increase your reading speed and yet re- tain much more. Most people do not realize how much they could increase their pleasure, success and income by reading faster and more accurately. Aoording to this publisher, many people, regardless of their present reading skill, can use this simple technique to improve their reading ability to' a re- margable degree. Wliellier read- Ing stories, books, technical mat- ter, rt becomes possible to read sentences at a glance and entire pagea in seconds with this method. To acquaint the readers of this newspaper with the easy- to-follow rules for developing rapid reading skill, the com- pany has printed full details of its Interesting self training method in a new booklet, "How to Read Faster and Retain mailed free to anyone who requests It. No obligation. Send your name, address, and lip code to: Reading, 555 E. Lanfle St., Dept. 628-90, Mun- deMn, 111. 60080. A portcard will do. U.-Gov. J. W. Grant Mac- Ewan and Chief Leo Pretty Young Man took part in a ceremony on the reservation, opening the campus which al- ready has more than 170 stu- dents studying in three areas. CLOSE THE GAP The first is intended to up- grade Indians and dose tho gap between Indian white students and the second and thW are broadly based curriculmns in which Indian students can choose what area of study they want everything from an- thropology to cooking. Chief Pretty Young Man said he was confident the key to future progress lies in continu- ing education where the only requirement is a "sincere de- sire to seek the truth." Lt.-Gov. MacEwan said he foresaw a future in which great artiste, writers and students would emerge from the Old Sun campus to take their place in toe world. "An Indian can do anything be bloody well wants to do. William Peotz, Mount Royal College .said the col- lege has been given to help keep "Old Sun a happy place to live for the rest of the year." Independence for Quebec rejected RTMOUSKI, Que. (CP) The Rimouskd central council of the Confederation of National Trade Unions has rejected a CNTU do- cument advocating the political and economic independence of Quebec from the rest of North America. The document causes "an enormous ideological pollution in the union's direction by straying from the CNTU's fun- damental lines of orientation in order to swing Into the most outdated form of Romeo St. Pierre, Rimouski council president, said in a statement Monday. Mr. St. Pierre said the exag- gerated Marxist content of the document would force the union to transform itself into a politi- cal party or the support of one, leading it into "an adventure that most members are not ready to set out on." The CNTU document, entitled Let's Rely On Our Own Means, has been endorsed by the CNTU executive but is still under study by CNTU union member- ship. It is to be submitted to a general meeting of the CNTU in June. West education ministers to meet in Regina REGINA (CP) Education ministers from the three Prai- rie Provinces will meet in Re- a Wednesday, Saskatchewan education minister Gordon Mac- Murchy announced here. Mr. MacMurchy said discus- sions will involve community colleges, university enrolment trends, policy on foreign stu- dents and inter provincial transfers relating to fee struc- tures and cost sharing pro- grams. "We want to look at univer- sity programs on the prairies t view to OMrtlDiting and ntionaUzing exhttag pro- and to give consid- eration to problem] Involved In developing certain professional facilities which aren't eMential In all three Trudeau: If Canadians gamble they can match U.S. TORONTO (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau says he thinks Canadians can do as well as Americans by the end of the century if they are prepared to gamble and concentrate on the future rather than the past. Mr. Trudeau said In a CBC interview televised Sunday night that critics of the liber- al's government's economic stance are looking at the past with its tremendous increase in foreign investment, and are dis- couraged at the prospect of hav- ing to buy back the economy. "Those that say we've got to buy back the past, you know, they just can't do It. It's too said Mr. Trudeau. "But those who are looking towards the future and looking Into the '70s and the last third of the century, last quarter of this cen- tury, it's not too late for them." "If we don't look back and don't get discouraged but look forward, I don't see why we can't do as well ac the Ameri- cans." However, the prime minister warned that Canadians cannot expect to be equal In all things and must learn la specialize in- dustrially. He said Canadians always as- sumed they were on safe eco- nomic grounds as long as they produced the same things as Americans. Meanwhile, the Jap- anese were busy specializing in electronics and Europeans In other areas are going forward, doing better than the Ameri- cans. FACE HARD CHOICE Mr. Trudeau said Canadians "must be able to make the hard gambling choices" (bout how they will develop resources and energy as opposed to manufac- turing and service industries that create more jobs. Mr. Trudeau said his govern- ment's economic critics should read some of the articles he wrote in the early 1950s fore- warning about the dangers of the invasion of foreign invest- ment. "I'm against economic nation- alism if Its effect Is to make a country poor. But I've also said I think thfs country has reached i trade-off situation where rt can pick and choose, and where it can at the time become more economically independent without becoming poor." The questions about economic nationalism produced 11 r o n g hints from the prime minister, that a foreign Investment screening agency will be part of the policy statement he prom- ised in a matter of "weeks, not months." agreed that such an agency would be in tine witt the government's record In this In reply to suggeittai that such an agency wouldn't really surprise Caradlua, Mr. Trudeau said: "I hope nothing will surprise honest Canadians, that anything the government will do will be seen as for the benefit of Can- ada." _____________ ALL WATER New Brunswick's eastern boundary is entirely water, made up of the Gulf of St. Law- rence and the Noi-lhumberknd Strait. 9th Annual 4 ONLY 1971 ADMIRAL 26 COLOR TV 6 ONLY 20" 1971 PHIICO B W TV SETS 1 ONLY GENERAL ELECTRIC 25" COLOR Auto. 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