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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wodneitloy, Mcmh 1, 1973 THE UTHBFIDGE HERALD 33 B r ik awaits new 'Euro9 citizens DAVID ll.UVOUTI! .BUUSSlil. Brussels, itii! itself for tlic hoped for Common Market enlargement ami the further huge influx of foreigners this will bring, is try- ing hard ttt live up to Hie image it would like lo have as the capital of Burope. 'Hie "Euro" prefix is every- where: from Eurocentre to liur- osauna and Eurocopy to Euro- lease. There are almost 400 Tii- ternalional organizations with premises in Brussels ami near-1 like "the top 100 firms" which might be produced by the Fi- nancial Times or Wall Street Journal, and this is partly the result of generous terms which foreign interests can get from His Belgian Government if they up Europe headquarters. Most countries have two diplo- matic missions one embassy for Belgium, and another to keep an eye on the European Economic Community. NATO countries have three, the third laws and responsibility for pub- Icalinfi exclusively with defence lie utilities. The mayor of each fairs. 1 is Ihc toss, and very jealous of TIKS liOI.K his responsibilities. Tlii1 city's role as the Com- i This leads lo absurdities like on Market capital and Ihu site having different voltage stan- Winner PLAYOFFS TO WIN A SHARE OF You coukl ho a winner I AH eligible entries thai correctly pick the winning team in Ihe finals ol the N.H.L. Playoffs will share equally in prize monoy from Head Shoulders (eg. il Ihero are 400 winners, each wins il IhcnJ aro winners, wins To enter, just pick up an entry blank wherever you buy Head Shoulders shampoo, and follow the simple contest rulcss (if your store is out of entry blanks, just write to Henc! Shoulders Hockey Contest, Box 329G. Terminal A, Toronto and we'll send you But Hurry I The contest closes March 20.1072. Support your local INDEPENDENT GROCER NATO headquarters, is the isull of political compromise dards in different parts of the citv and firemen in one com- onvictions thut facilities in j mime refusing to cross a boun- rnssels are ideal fur cither. lo deal with an emergency j ALIK Ten per cent of Ihe popula- ;n another, on of just over one million is ircign. The expatriates' closed ntioual circles are almost to- isolated from the Brussels eople themselves. The indigenous citizens are onscrvatlve in outlook and in- iffcrent rather than ontagonis- ic towards foreigners that i, until the local languages rontier is raised, and Ihen hell an break loose. Belgium's Ian uage frontier runs a fe w miles o the South of Brussels. This nakcs (lie city an island sur- otmdcd hy Inlanders, and the old quarrel between the speaking Walloons and he Flemish communities clashes head on at the city's loundaries. But the virulent local politics quarrels of a village.' as one political! has put it do not affect its "European amhi lions." Because whether Brtis sels likes it or not (and it cer- tainly likes the money) its geo- graphic, position means that xs'ill become slill more an ternaiional political and com nterciat centre. In outlook, however, Brussels remains a small city. II is mak- ing the transition from being a somewhat over blown provin- cial (own to being one of the main centres of Western Ettr- j ope with some difficulty, The] main reason for this is the lack of any centra! authority which could impose a coherent plan- ning strategy for the city. Although it is small, Brussels Nevertheless, new office flats and fast moving jighways through the city's cen- ,rc are being built faster here hau in any other European cap- lal. In almost every quarter of .he city wholesale demolition projects are afoot. Small groups >f preservationists occasionally raise their voice against Ihe destruction of this or (hat fine nineteenth century architec- tural heritage almost always without success. The old style coexists only haphazardly with Ihe new hnilalism which adver- tises the present boom for prop- erty developers. At the same time Brussels cannot help but become more and more cosmopolilan. There is scarcely an interest or activ- ity which is not represented bv a'cluh or association, from Bri lish Oirl Guides to the Cana- dian Women's Cluh, from the English Comedy Club to the American Democratic. Commit tec in Belgium. Three communes in which the foreign population is 20 per cen or more have just made ar rangements which will allow representatives of the non-Bel gians to have a say in how th commune should be nin. 642 13th Street North, Lethbridge Phone 328-5742 GET PERSONALIZED SERVICE FREE DELIVERY TOO! WE HAVE SPECIAL PRICES ON CASE GOODS DAM MOSCOW (AP) Soviet cngi- j neers are designing a 10.7-mile concrete dam across the head of the Gulf of Finland and in front Purity Flour Nabob Coffee Fruit Cocktail Laundry Detergent Peanut Butter Miracle Whip Mix or Match .00 1 B Bathroom Tissue icolt ,M 59c Dog and Cat Food 4 49c Rosottole Cr. Stylo slrl.......H-oj. for Rosedole ltd............. 0 for Beans with Pork ToP vaiu 6 for 1.00 All Purpose............................................50-lhs. 22c coupon inside pac'tayn.............. 3-lb. Dole Fancy..............................14-oz, Encore Squirrel Brand, P.P. 79 32-oz. 37-oz. from Simpsons-Sears Nallcyi 32-oi. Pancake Flour sib 45c Mayfair Foods Produce "Flavour Fresh" and Frozen Products Black Diamond Hi Lo.......2-lb. 1.2V Skim Milk Spread MI, 79c Crescent Rolls Piiiswy 39c Fish and Chips York 69c Mushrooms oeinor............. 89c Orange Juice 4 for 95c B.C. Fancy.................. Sunkist Oranges Cucumbers 2 Tomatoes Calif., Con. No. 1 Ib. WE INVITE YOU TO TRY OUR MEATS "THE BEST IN TOWN" For 3 days only, we're underselling these regular catalogue prices by Mayfair Foods Meats Canada Choice Canada Good "WE WILL CUT OUR MEAT TO SUIT YOUR REQUIREMENTS" O 28% Lots of other beauties too on display in our lighting department Come see and be dazzled! CHUCK or Round Bone Canada Branded Steer Beef Cross Rib Roast Canada branded steer beef Ground Beef Sides of Beef Fresli Burns Campfire Sliced Mb. pkg. Don't forget to como in and see our "IT'S SPRING AT SIMPSONS-SEARS" FASHION SHOW Saturday, March 4, at p.m. in the Men's Wear Department OUAUTY COSTS MORK AT snil'SOiNS-SKAKS STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 ti.m. lo p.m. Thundery and Fricfay 1 n.m. to 9 p.m. Centre Villngo Tcleptiona 328.9231. Cut and wrapped. Red or Blue Brand STORE HOURS: Mon., Tues., Wed., Sot. a.m. till p.m. Thursday ond Friday a.m. to p.m. MIHALIK'S 642 13th St. N., Lethbridge Phone 328-5742 FREE CITY DELIVERY! ON LARGE ORDERS Prices Effective March 2nd, 3rd, 4Jh Reserve The Righl To limit Quantities ;