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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THE 6ETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, July 4, 1973 Pacific islands seek compensation SAIPAN, Mariana Islands (Reuter) Twenty-eight years late, western Pacific islands devastated by Second World War battles between United States and Japanese forces now have an opportunity to seek compensation for their losses. The result has been a revival of memories of the heavy loss of life, severe deprivation and the horrors of aerial and naval bombardment that reduced some of the tiny, idyllic islands to piles of rubble. The names are familiar to military men and Second World War Kwajalein, Saipan, Eniwetok, Tinian and Truk. The islands, now part of the U.S.-adrainistered United Na- tions rust Territory of the Pa- c i f i c, were systematically turned into fortresses by the Japanese invaders. Then they were methodically destroyed by U.S. planes and guns. Four years ago Japan and the United States finally concluded an agreement to accept som small responsibility for the damage inflicted on the regioi known as Micronesia. The U.S. Congress in 1971 also provided some million ti meet so-called "post secure arising after the hostil ities ended but before the U.S military occupation ended in 1971. Neither the U.S. nor Japan acknowledges any liability, bui money, and in the case of Ja pan, goods and services, now THE CANADIAN FAMILY STORE 318 6th ST. S. LDS PHONE 328-6566 Sale: Thurs., Frr and Sat. July 5, 6, 7. Use Your Chargex MEN'S WEAR PRICE SPORT SHIRTS 1GO% polyester blends. Short sieves, jocquord patterns and solid shades. All perma-press. S.M.l.XL, Regular to 6.98 Nylons Wool or acrylic plaids Brushed denims Sizes 36 tu 46 After Sale 9.98 to 24.95 SHIRT CLEARANCE Sport shirts, dressy shirts and T-shirts. AH long sleeve style by famous makers. Mfg. Ticketed Price to DRESS SOCKS McGregor Harvey Woods Jockey. 3 lengths. Suggested List to 2.50............. TERRY T-SHIRTS Wide soccer stripes, narrow stripe and novelty patterns. As- sorted neck styles. All cotton. S.M.L Regular 2.98 and 3.98...................... LADIES' WEAR PANT SUITS SAVE SWIM WEAR CLEARANCE Regular 10.98 to 19.98 Regular 10.98 and 12.88 JUMP SUITS Jacquard nylon knits, stretch terry or denim knits. Short sleeves, zip front. Regular 9.98 SHORT SETS Multi-striped fop with solid col- our matching shorts. Regular 3.98............... .49 NYLON T-SHIRTS Selection of short and long ileeve ny'on. rib tops. Assorted sumer shades. Regular 2.98 and 3.49....... .99 FLARE PANTS Nylon pull on style. Jacquard weave with attached front seam. Washable. Sizes 12 to 20. Regular 4.98 to 6.98____.'.... PANT COATS 100% Cire nylon. Safari style with snap front and belt. 4 pockets. Navy, tan or red. 10 to 16. Regular 6.9S.......... BODY SUITS Nylon prints and plains. Collar or jewel neckline. Short or long sleeves. All with snap crolch. Regular 3.98 and 4.98 CHILDREN'S WEAR Clearance Girls' Pants I GIRLS' BATHING SUITS I 2 DCC b' Regular to 4.98 After Sale 5 59 GIRLS' JACKETS Suedine or vi-iyl shorty joclccts. Snap or zio fronts. 7 to 14. Regular 8.98 U BOYS' AND GIRLS' PANTS Assorted cotton prints and plains. Sizes 4 to 6x, GIRLS' SWIMWEAR One end two pee. suiJs of nylon or terry. Sizes 2 to Reg. to 3.98 are being offered to Micro- nesian war victims. Since late last year teams have been travelling through the isbnds to explain the proce- dures and help islanders file their claims. The Micrpnesian claims com mission, with headquarters on Saipan, is investigating eacl claim to decide a fair settle- ment. By the end of 1976 the process is expected to be com pleted. There is resentment, how- ever, among local people at being kept waiting so long for recognition of their suffering and losses, particularly by Ja- pan, whose contribution is so small and includes no money. One critic is Susumu Aizawa, a magistrate on the island of Tol in the huge Truk where more than 50 Japanese ships lie as a result of U.S. air raids. Aizawa has written an open letter to President Nixon and Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka to try to empha- size in human terms what can- not be explained in bureau- cratic forms. "The people of Micronesia were in no way responsible for the devastation and he wrote, "yet (we) suffered far more from the hostilities of your governments than did your own nations. Makes guitars Frank Gay secures -the Inside bracing of a classi- cal guitar in his Edmonton workshop. Guitars carry- ing Frank label have been recognized for more than their appearance the selection and fng of wood, the sanding, bracing and gluing. OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. COLUMNIST'S NOTEBOOK I By famous maker. Excellent selection of bikini, one and two pee. styles Wide range of prints and colours. S.M-L. i By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP) Re- marks that secretaries get' tiled of hearing: "If anybody calls me while I'm in the washroom, tell them I'm in conference." "The trouble with all secre- taries is that they are secretly in love with their bosses." "Margie Lightly, three other secretaries have mar- ried since you started working here, and you're still single. Are you losing your sex ap- "I'm no whiz at spelling myself Margie, but I think you are putting too many k's in the word accommodate." "This is the second time you've come to work this week wearing a pants suit. I, want you to understand clearly, young lady, that Fm the one who wears the pants in this office." "If you ever have to take dictation from the senior vice-president, Margie, be sure to leave the door open. Then be can't corner you." "The pet dog of one of our biggest clients just died. Do you think I need to get in touch with him personally, or do you think a simple tele- gram of condolence wQl do? The trouble is I can't remem- ber what the mutt's name was." "li my wife calls, tell her I'm in conference. If she calls back, tell her I'm in another conference. If she calls a third time, put her on my line." "Why should we go to the zoo on Sunday, Margie, when we've been working in a white collar jungle all "I'm trying to call on as many prospects as I can today, young lady. There's a bottle of scotch In it for you if you get me in to see" your boss before 10 o'clock." "I don't know anything about her boss, but he can't be much of a leg man. If be was, she wouldn't have her job." "You must have got to work late, Margie. When I breezed in at about a.m., the morning coffee you put on my desk was still hot." "If someone calls and asks for me by my first name, tefl him I'm in conference. He's probably a bill collector. All my bin collectors now think they know me well enough to call me by my first name." "I see the third vice-presi- dent has a new rug in his of- fice, Margie. See if you can't push through an order for a new rug for this some new drapes as well. If we don't throw our weight around now and then, they'll forget we're alive." "I'm sneaking off for tle golf, Margie, Ji anybody but God calls me, I'm in con- you don't know where." EMPLOYMENT NOTICE The LETHBRIDGE and DISTRICT EXHIBITION BOARD WILL BE HIRING FOR THIS YEAR'S FAIR AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 6th from 7 p.nr to 9 p.m. and SATURDAY, JULY 7th from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon in the EXHIBITION PAVILION WE REQUIRE THE FOLLOWING STAFF FEMALE CASHIERS AND TICKET TAKERS MALE PARKING ATTENDANTS SECURITY PERSONNEL AND CLEANING Ff RSONNB ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE OVER 16 YEARS OF AGE RECORD RIOT ALBUMS 4 46 8 .96 LONDON CAPITOL POLYDOR ByGeneFjwcette A CALIFORNIA IMVEWTDB HAS DEVHCPE0A A1KHAN- !CAL MASSEUR THAT WHEN FOLDED FITS NEATLY IN AN ATTACHE CASE. SU88BR BAUS ON VIBRATING ARMS SIMULATE THE MOTION OF A PROFESSIONAL MASSW3ERS HANDS... tS ALWAYS FOR TONING UPMUSClfS, CIHCWA7IOM OKSPCTKEPUCINSf TOM JONES Body and Soul PAUL McCAftTNEY Red ROM Speedway JUD STRUNK Daisy A Day COLUMBIA COLUMBIA COLUMBIA COLUMBIA PAUL SIMON CUNT HOIMES STBLYDAN MAC DAVIS WEA WiA FACES SEALS and CROFTS YES BUDGET 8 TRACK TAPES COUNTRY GIANTS ALBUM 1-76 COUNTRY HAYRIDE ALBUM 45 RP.M. RECORDS located in Shipping en Mayor Magrath Drive. Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 o-nv to 9 p.m. TefepfioM ;