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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednndtr, January 24, 1973 THE LETHMIDGI HUALD 29 Births, Deaths, Cards Of Thanks, In Memoriams V Funerals, s Saga of America's most unpopular war V BIRTH DEATHS COUGH Sarenah Gay, EXGEN Tuesday, Janu- born January 21. 1973 at ary 23. 1973. Arthur Levie. aged ;e" years, beloved husband oi Mrs Anna Engen, Vulcan. Ser-1 vices at Vulcan United Church, Thursday. January- 25 al p.m., Her. Wm. Julian official- ing. VULCAN FUNERAL; HOME, in charge of arrange-! a.m. Proud parents are Mr. and Mrs. Brian Gough. Ray- mond. A sister lor Robbie. Tim and Craig. 6034-2-1 DEATHS For 11 years, a poorly- equipped army of peasants from a tiny agrarian nation stood up against the world's mightiest military and in- d u s 1 r i a 1 power. Death rained from the slcies in the heaviest aerial bomb- ardment ever devised. What brought o nine war In Vietnam? was the Advisers The following year about i 350 American civilians in i South Vietnam were replaced I with military I n little more than two years the nun.ber of military advisers i had grown to more than At the height oi the war, about 500.000 U.S. mili- cramped, tumbledown hous- ing in a city built for fewer than a million people but now bursting with more than three nullion. World opinion weapon for Viet truce watch WASHINGTON (AP) World Vietnamese to refrain from brow whether feere troujd be s may have to be relied cheating. single continuing political eu- upon by a new international su- The task of deteimining thority to which the observer pervisory commission as its i whether the ceasefire rules are would and Canada chief weapon against cheating obeved will itll 10 a four- regarded tie point ss impor nation supervisory commission. WAS FRACTURE EXPERT VIENNA (AP) Dr. Lorenz Boehler. 83. died Saturday in the hospital that bore his name, GLENNIE Chsrles M.. psr-sed away in the city on Tu- esday January" 23rd. 1973 at the age of 70 years, beloved hus- band of Pearl Glennie of -127 ISih Street N. Funeral arrange- ments will be announced when completed. C H RI STENSEN SALMON FUNERAL HOME LTD Directors oi Funeral Ser- vice. OS10 HARRINGTON Monday. January 22. 1973. Robin Patrick Thomas Wamngton. age -13 years, in a car accident near his home. St. Saviours. Jersey, Chsnnel Islands. Mr. Warring- tor served as Dean of Resi- ments. C6809 cost in money snflering Here is an account of the longest, costliest and most unpopular war in United Stales hisiory. Ihe I personnel were involved I medical sources aornanced here! and human j m the fighting. j Beshler won world ac- OL1VER Kenneth, passed away at his residence. 3235 Ecach Drive. Victoria. B.C.. at the age of 57 years, following a by his wife, the former Marcia Pyr.e of Taber. Alberta: three daughters. Mrs. Kerry Turner mlnl, of Vancouver, Mrs. Michael popular war begsn in 1SSO By R. J. AN Canadian United States involvement in what was to grow into its longest, costliest and most un- Crowjon of San Diego and Di sure at home: five sons, Barry, Gregory and Reginald K" Vic- toria, Bradley of Vancouver, and John at home. Funeral ser- vice was held La St. Parrick's Church on Tuesday. January 16th with Rev. Father Jackson Interment Royal 6095 deuce. Olds College from 1959 officiating. to 197L-. He leaves'10 mourn his Oaks Cemetery. Mc.ona. B.C. loss, his mother and brother Eric of Saviours. A mem- orisl service will be conducted by Rev. Rudy Peieriori at p.m. Friday. January 26. Gyni- r.ssium. Frank Grisdnk- Hall. Olds College. Olds. Alia. 6097 II Passed away in on Janu- ary 20. >P73. iel'OTinff a Mrs. Elizabeth Harder, ct the age oi S7 years. CL o'-.ie. telc.ved v.-iie cf the late Mr. Peter Harder. The funeral l-s he'.d or. oV.' 2 p.m.. in "er.r.or.ite Brethren Church. vith Rev. offici- tolloiv irj the Cemetery TT.--Y tr.eir r-t u? ihurch 1 p.-i. urtil jyst prcr to the se-vicc. MARTIN BROS LTD.. Directors of Fu- IK.-L! Eemce. FILLER Veima J.. .v.vay in Claresr.olrn c-n nay. January 23rd. 1973 at uie sr.e of 7S years, he'oved wife of Ablate W. (Bldei M'lier of Osres'nolm. Mrs. Sillier was born b Utah on Auciist She married A. W. Miller in 1915 and they came to Ciares- where she lived until 'he '.Trne of her passing. They cele- brated their 58th wedding an- niversary on January- 13ih. 1973. She was an active member of the L.D.S Church 2nd held many positions of leadership. Sha was ir. the Presi- dency o; the Lethbridee Stake "hen ii first orpsrJzed. She received an for 30 years of service in the Primary. Left lo morn: her passing besides >jer loving iiusband. Bide, are three sor.s. Del m 67 of Idaho Warren o' Ciarej'nohn. ?-.d Goo-re of Murray. Utih: se' en two trreac- t.-andchiidren aad me sister. Mrs. Inez Reed of Nevada. She was predeceased by one grand- sin. Don Mi'.'ei-. lices win be held in the Clsres- K-i'.ni L.D S. on Thurs- 25lh at 1 p.m. Bishorj Ray Ir.terrr.ent will icllcnv in t-he Archmoua: Memorial Gardens. Lethhrta'se. Friends may mee-t the fsmiiy and pav their resDec'-s from i2 noon to tn? ir, t'ie Roc-ni o: uU' C'Tjrch. riRISTENSFN" XF.RAL HOME LTD Director o; SerMce. C6S11 :ccirs sent to move grain OTTA.UM ,cp _ Hundred? railway cars are beinr. sent into Frairie wheat shipping po-jits to relieve congestion "in short order." says Justice Mini- ster U-.-.e He told John Piefcr.baker -Vhtrf in the that the railways are working closely with the Cana- dian wheat board to ease the situation, which Mr. Diefenba- ker said is serious. The ro'Tie r'-n.-ter since quotas had been lifted. Ih-re are areas v.here no railway cars are and this is causing a serious economic situ- ation." Mr. Uinp. rcsponsihlp to Pnr- for the wrcnt hoard. "icre has been some co'i- r -tin-i hat after a meeting ll-c railways Stindav. the wheat has informed him Hint hundreds of ears are being de- ployed to help the situation. with aid to the French forces trying to bold their colony in Indochina. B'di most U.S. officials con- sider Vietnam became an American problem in 1961 when 11 Americans fell, the first U.S. casualties They were American "adviser? trained fighters sent in long after the French were pulling out. A US. Army colonel is on record as saying. "Where the hell is Saigon" when, that year, his orders were changed as he was en route to Korea. Saigon, capital of South near Sparwooa. has [o_ cal point of world attention as the U.S.. its image of a big. friendly, helpful world power battered and tarnished, emerses from tiie bitter con- Who won the war Trre VU: the guer- rillas who. with the aid of Ccmmunist North Vietnam and China, sought to take over South Vietnam, did but came close. U.? ftirported South Vietnamese government in Saieon did not and the U.S. pulls out with what some call uz- seemjv haste from a losing fight. FUNERALS JOHNSON Funeral ser- vice for Thomas Johnson. It-loved husband of Mrs. Janice Johnson of 1021 20th St. S. who died suddenly B.C.. Tuesday. Jan. 16. 1973. was held at 1 p.m. Friday in Martin Bros. Memorial Chapel. 703 13th St N.. with Rev Ken Jordan officiating. Pallbearers were Ivan Pike. "Frank Waush. Ernie Malacko. Dennis Oberg. Earl Palmer and Edward Quick. Interment was in the family ulot in Archmount Me- morisi Gardens. Martin Bros. Ltd Director? of Funeral Ser- vice, was in charge of the ar- rangements. RENFROW Fv'ierai ser- vice for Mrs. Clara Marie Ren- frow'. beloved wile of Mr. E. Ray Renfrew of 9th Ave. N. who died in the city Thurs- day. Jan. J. 1973. after a illness at the age o: 76 years, was l-.e'ri at 1 p.m. Monday in Martin Bros. Memorial Chapel. 7Ti3 13th St. N.. with Rev. Rob- ert Baldeo officiating. Pallbear- ers were Ron arid James Ren- frew. J. Pierson. Corny Mar- leus. Sieve Toly and Myron Rak. Honorary pallbearers were Ralph Fournier. Ray SDrinkle. Byron Ruti. Ed Churl- liegh, Ray Perry and Law- rence Jorgensen. all members of the Kriights of Pythias. In- terment was in Mountain View Cemetery. Msnin Bros. Ltd. Directors of Funeral Sen-ice, was in charge of the arrange- ments. High cost GYVLAI service for Stephen Gyulrii. who died in the city TuWday. Jan. 16, IP73, after a lone i'mess at tKe age of 71. was held at 3 p.m. Friday ir. Martin Bros. Tradi- tional Chapel. SIC 3rd Are. S.. with Caot. Ron Butcher officiat- ing. Pallbearers were A. H. Cheesman. D. A. Gyulai. Alex. Totiy and Norman Gyulai ard George Brown. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery. Martin Bros. Ltd.. Directors of Funeral Service, was in charge of the arrangements. IN MEMORIAMS SACKMA.N Li rnem- cr. o: a dear son Elmer, who away Janu IMP. ycrrs go by more I niiss you 'Til we meet acair. remembered by more and dad. 6087 ALFORD IP lm-ing mem- oi cur dear mother. Miriam, who passed away Jan- uary- 1944 In memory's warden me6t every day. and .N'dlie and their iamilies. 6093 K n A L S K I Cherished memories of our dear father, crardfarher and prst grard- iathcr. John Kowalski. who passed away January 24. 1956. There is a link death c.iano; sever. Love arid remembrance live tonever missed by the family, i GOTO NOBLE In loving memory o' our doar Mnrion Nolilf. passed ,ifln. f..-n- yth, 'Quietly rememlxred day Sadly missed along life's way. Just ss she was, she will always he. Trensured and loved in our memories -Psrid and the children. Brcraia. Roccr. Audrey and Grant. Mom and Dad. sis. ters and brotliers and their families. 6069 i On the American (he w a r is esiimated con- senTaveiv to Ki7 billion nnd the live? of more than 55.0O: servicemen, the fourth largest tol! of any war in ih? Uniied Siaies ha? been involved. In Nonh and South Viet- nam, the cost in lives w-as in the uncounted ten: of thou- The economies of both countries were wrecked. Re- construction and rehabilita- tion msy take generations, some economic experts say. .As the dominant event of the last decade, the irar in Vietnam touched, directly or indirectly, the lives of every Nevr- since the American Civil War had Ihe been so torn. The university campus, the eherroes. the counting houses became sources of tension as the effects of the erect across the Pacific from the of Indochina. The U.S. failed to beat North Vieir.am into submis- sion despite 41-: years of record bombing which cost nearly 1.100 American planes and the lives or about 2.100 pi- lots rnd In addition, more than US. airmen are listed as missing and al- most FOO are imprisoned. To- ts! U.S. jett lost in Southeast Asia ranee up to 3.700 The Pentagon in Washing- ton provide? onlv partial fig- ures but an estimate of the price in lost planes and bombs and rockets is about S16.5 billion. New weapons American billions barked b y space-ace technology spawned in Vietnam one of the most lethal. and sophisticated killing ma- chines the world has ever seen, It was a war in which few J allies would join. Korea, Aus- tralia and New Toalsnd sent small detachment? but it was I largely an American war. Canada Icoi no part in it r.nd. hie in the conflict, oifi- ciallv expressed lo Washing- ton its displeasure al Ameri- can resumption of aerial war- fare in the North. Many throughout the world viewed Ihe conflict as a war of ideologies with the I'.S cnmmiltcd lo beating back communism in Southeast Asia. The late U.S. president. Dwighl D. Eisenhower, said in 1959: "The los? of South Vietnam would sel in motion a crum- bling process thai could, as U progressed, have crave con- sequences for freedom. Military as well as economic help is currently needed in Vietnam." Successive presidents were told the war would soon be I over. It was in 1963 that Defence Secretary Robert S. j McNamara reported to Presi- dent John F. Kennedy: "The icajer of the U.S. mili- tary can be completed by ecd o.' 1K3 That was the year. 1953, when South Vietnam Presi- i dent Ngo Dinh Diem, head of I a government its detractors j said was riddled with corrup- tion. and his brother. Ngo 1 Dinb Nbu. were assassinated. They were victims of a mili- tary coup led by Maj.-Gen. Duong Van iBig) Minh who tcrjk over t h e government with a military junta. Minh did not last long. He was ousted in January, 1964. in an- other military coup, this Lime bloodless. Direct attacks on North Vietnam began in 1954 when U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson claimed that North j Vietnamese torpedo boats, at- i tacked two U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin. approved the Tonkin resolu- tion giving Johnson a free hand to protect Southeast Asia from attack. This was followed in 1967 v.iih what Johnson termed the 'San Antonio offer- ing to halt bombing of North Vietnam in exchange for p> duciive tt-lks. Hanoi gave uo encouragement. Johnsons decision not (o seek another term was linked in part to growing public opposi- tion to the war Withdrawal of American troop; began in 1969 when President Nixon said 250.0M would return home that year. He tried to eliminate the idea of defeat. In a visit to Saigon, he said the w-ar in Vietnam "may have been our freest hour'." Troop reductions continued. At the end of 1972. U.S. troop strength was less than S3.000 men. But the war continued. Heavy bombing The bombing campaign was the heaviest in the history of warfare, climaxing in a furious 12-day blitz in the Hanoi-Haiphong area in De- cember. 1972. after peace ne- g o t i a t i o n s became dead- locked. About 7 5 miHion tons o! bomb? and rockets were dropped by U.S. aircraft dur- ing the war, more than triple the tonnage dropped by U.S. places in the Second World War and exceeding the Ko- rean War total 10 times. -Air-power advocates may claim that bombing of North Vietnam's supply lies, petro- leum depots and otrrer mili- tary tErsets pushed Hanoi into seriou? peace negotia- tions in the Vietnam experience testified to what bembms can- not co. The bombing and the mine blockade of North Viet- Dons did not. as top pTTDacted. reduce to a trickle the flow of gaso- jspons and other war material from Russia and China. Also, from a strategic standpoint, the hombrne cam- paign labored under a dis- advantage it could never overcome. There was no way to get at the source of North war di-'.'irv in Russia and Chins U.S. bombers and warships HVW forbidden tc. attack Rus- sian or Chinese ships and trains earning cargo destined for North Vietnam. Suffering acute The visible, day-to-day con- sequence? of war in Indochina were ruinod towns and vH- laees. paddyfield? paused with bomb craters, fleeing re'useo? Consumed by war since tiie two Vietnam? and adjoining Cambodia and Laos now are hopelessly outdated by their Southeast Asian neighbor? in everything ex- cept machinery. ll'.rcr dovado? of ecorntnir olopment passed In- dochina by. Manila. Hone Kong and Taipei bustle' with sky- sc-apors and commerce, Hanoi has not had a fresh cost of paint since 1964. The bicycle is luxury transport for (he North Vietnamese. In Saigon the Japanese mo- torcycle is common, thanks lo penerous American aid pro- (Tram, but thai perhaps ts only luxury. Most livs claim and respect (or his method of healing bone frac- tures and lacerated muscles. His clinic became a pace-set- i ting medical crater for similar I institutions in Europe. North America and even China. in. the Vietnam ceasefire Many United States military officers doubt it will be enough. Tbey expect that the both North and South, will con- tinue to manoeuvre for advan- tage in South Vietnam. In announcing the imminent end of the war, President Nixon called Tuesday night on the North Vietnamese, the Met Ccng guerrillas and the South tant. There have been indication and Poland have been invited lo here that the truce inspectors provide the observers. may be allowed to move External Affairs Minister Mil- relative freedom in both Ojis- chell S'-srp emohArized Tut-: munist and non-Communist day night that Canada had not: areas, another Canadian condi- srruggle to control yet decided whether to parlici- i Boa. pate. The Canadian government The supervisors also may be would first have to see the empowered to late the in- that the conditions it had SK down were being met. South Vietnamese or the North Sharp said be not yet Vietnamese. GOWNS SAVE UP TO A beautiful selection of Gcwrs in Sclic's end in fabrics of Polyesier Chiffon and Arnel. Siies 5 to 15 end 10 to 18. Reg. 23.99 Reg. 39.99 18.99 29.99 DRESSES en cf Foil c i ID 15 end 12 SAVE UP TO A faniasric selection cf Foil and Wirier cf the any. Sires 5 ID 15 end 10 to IS. L99 fc Reg. S16.00 Reg. S36.00 OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF WINTER COATS REDUCED UP TO OFF Priced from Regular to UNTRIMMED FUR TRIMMED f PILE FABRICS Priced fron 29.99 39'" 49.99 PRICED FROM CAR COATS Jm JAvKtlb PRICED FROM 19.99 15.99 GREAT REDUCTIONS ON ALL OUR FUR COATS ...'47.'102 SAVE FISHERMAN KNIT PULLOVERS and CARDIGANS FROM ITALY Sizes 5, M. and L. .99 4 O.99 11M2 BfnTnhr'1 A' HoMiisworlh juM "Cdprg? r' Ajl( obouf cur chnrgp They rf fast convenienl. No down payment on purchases up (o No Service chargei for the fint 30 dayi. Be o Holliniworth'i charge coitomer today. BIG SAVINGS ON COMPLETE WINTER STOCK OF Suede Leather Sheepskin JACKETS PANT COATS FULL LENGTH COATS Regular to SI55.00 39" 98 w SPORTSWEAR CLEARANCE BLOUSES SWEATERS PANTS SAVE TO 50C 3M2 OPENING HOUR SPECIAL AIL STORES PANTY-HOSE Ordinarily Hallinswarth' DOWNTOWN 320 6th ST. S. ond COLLEGE MALL ;