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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 40 - THE IETHBRIUGE HERALD - Wednesday, January 13, 1971 Daily life still remains grim Wounds of Nigeria's civil war on mend HUNGER REMAINS - A young girl, whose hair betrays her own state of malnutrition, feeds her little brother in the yard of the Okporo Hospital in Nigeria. While conditions are better, a daily life in what was once the secessionist state of Biafra is still grim and cases of malnutrition are plentiful. _ast 3 Days to save MacKenzie's GREAT SCOT SALE! MacKenzie's inventory reduction on a limited selection of. jewellery} watches, silverware, giftware arid boutique items' continues at,importgn.t savings. Do not miss this extraordinary opportunity to shop and save at MacKenzie's. You'll find' our service,..budget terms, quality of merchandise and unique selection unchanged . . .only the prices will be lower. Sale ends Saturday, January 16th. ; oavings Q [Z W -:^ Up to /O : Opepi anqccourit today - |ust say "Charge it!"  ;-?---:','^>":''-' AFFILIATED WITH MAPPJtf S LIMITED.---;--rrrr-r- IN LETHBRIDGE: 613 4th Ave. S. - Telephone 328-4214 By JAMES M. MARKIIAM LAGOS (AP) - One year ago Nigeria emerged from the worst civil war in the history of motern Africa. Buildiiys in what was once the secessionist state of Biafra are still pockmarked. Riddled, rusted wrecks of trucks remain scattered by roadsides throughout eastern Nigeria. The relief effort, now being wound down, has been hampered by inefficiencies and corruption. Hunger has been checked in eastern Nigeria, but alarmingly high numbers of cases of hepatitis and tuberculosis have been reported. Yet the most immediate wounds of the 30-month civil war are healing. Emergency sick bays numbered more than 125 soon after the collapse of the Biaf-ran army Jan. 12,1970; today there are fewer than 40, with far fewer patients in each. Six months ago relief workers around Owerri, one of the last towns to fall to federal Nigerian troops, found an average of 15 cases of malnutrition during a three-hour clinic. Today they find two or three. Daily life is still grim in the East-with an estimated 20 per cent of able-bodied men and women unemployed in a population of seven million- but it has been worse. Celebrating their first peaceful Christmas in three years, many citizens of Enugu in the East thronged to local markets for chickens and goats to feast on. The government of the Ibo East Central state paid salaries early and waived a standing 23-psr-cent surcharge on all civil servants' salaries that has been levied to raise revenue. A year after the end of a war that aroused deep-seated "tribal" hatreds, a visitor finds little animosity between the victorious Hausas and Yo-rubas and the defeated Ibos. Traditionally migrants from their densely-settled homeland in the East, Ibos are trickling oack to jobs in Lagos, venturing back Into the Hause-domi-nated N'orth and the Yoruba West. Some Hausas businessmen are investing their own capital in the East, entrusting it to renowned Ibo industrious-ness. L. Colors assorted. Reg. to $9.87 � M MM Door Buster m\ LADIES' CARDIGANS 100% Virgin Acrylic Extra special value. The quantity is limited so shop early. Door Buster BK Special ...... W BOYS' PANTS Casuals, Corduroy and scrub denims. Sizes 8 to 18. Door Busier $0�88 MEN'S 10-EYELET HUNTER BOOTS All rubber, cleated non-slip soles. Seconds of high grade footwear. $9.88 Reg. 7.88. pair ........ mm SPECIALI Red Wool Blend Reclaimed BLANKETS Regular site Slsfl 4.50 value * | Door Busier Special I One group of men's sweaters. All sizes, assorted styles and colors. Reg. to $8.88 90" x 54" WHITE COTTON BED SHEETS each $f.00 MEN'S PILE LINED VESTS Zipper front closure, warm and cosy pile lined for extra warmth and comfort. Sites S, M, I and XL .. i and com- $2-44 ^milyshoppinq CENTRE eTiTlTvHB^TsTTlrlMrrT^S^^ MIXES! WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES m 1 ri n *wm ,   * 326 5th Street South - Phone 327-8578 GIGANTIC STORE-WIDE ;