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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Forecast high Sotvrdoy near LX1V 77 The LetKbtidge Herald MARCH 1971 PRICE NOT OVER 10 CENTS TWO 5 PAGES Red Chinese Education committee draws blast cautiously belligerent By WILLIA5I RYAN AP Special Correspondent Red whose propaganda has sounded cau tiously belligerent since the South Vietnamese invasion of seems to want to capitalize on fears of a widened Premier Chou Enlai has just visited North Viet nam with a delegation of Chinese military The visit came against a background of hints by Saigon that it would like to invade North It seems likely that Peking warns the outside and particularly the United to believe China takes the South Vietnamese threat It may hi but this would be part of a battle of nerves with with Peking taking advan tage of any American unhappiness over the Laos in vasion and its Peking now has a chanco to signal the that it will be careful if the Americans President Nixon has been careful in Ms references to even to the point recently of referring to the country as the Chinese Peoples rather than the scornful Communist China used by leaders ever since the Red takeover in Chou noted change This was so striking a departure that Chou himself called attention to it in a talk last week to visiting The he now is in a situation where he has to call China the Peoples Re public of He followed this up quickly with a statement that China had no intention of invading any other Yet Peking gains advantages from the atmosphere of uncertainty about its Not long after the South Vietnamese thrust into the Russians were having jitters about the Chinese possibilities and were speaking nervously about Koreanization of the Indo china Koreanization would mean sending volunteers into The as in Korea in could deny that was an But Peking still is staggering from three riotous years of cultural It seems to be concen trating on domestic to put the economic and ideological households in This would not seem the time to invite new Tight discipline Whether Hanoi takes seriously Saigons threat to Invade the its leaders in one sense might wel come such Hanoi can use the threat in tightening up on internal according to Hanois own has been Chou Enlai probably would be in a position to advise Hanoi on what the attitude might be to ward the Saigon and the American attitude would seem to be one of Any invasion of North Vietnam could bog down the withdrawal might be one of President Nguyen Van Thieus objectives in talking about Chous statements following his meeting with the Hanoi vowing aid to Hanoi in all circum was a way of serving notice on the United States Iliat any South Vietnamese thrust into the North would bring the strongest sort of reaction from Garbage gadget MENLO AP A garbage gobbler is chomping up several hundred pounds of refuse daily in the opening phase of an experiment to see whether trash can be used efficiently in the generation of elec trical Rv its maker plan to Ilic gobbler gulping down 40 tons of garbage a day at one end and cranking electricity out the The model consists of a shredder to grind up the garbage and a combustion chamber to burn produc ing gases to drive a jet engine which will power a The Richaid Smith and William both former aerospace said the experiment is aimec at eliminating garbage dumps as well as pro ducmg usable at an economic If the prototype gobbler is they plan to produce a unit with a 100tonaday Bert proieel said a similar plnnl in used the gases to Creole trt rlnve generator The tnotnn unii could General up to I soon kilo watts of he said The 10ton prototype has 9 capacity The government has provided million for The company said the most recent cost estimate fut model was SI 2 million The cost of opera unhiding paung off ii loan lo finance con struction of the was figmed a Km of Blistering criticism w a s levelled Thursday morning by University of Lethbridge ad ministration and faculty repre sentatives at the entire concept of the Moir committee of in quiry into nonCanadian influ ence in Alberta postsecondary The committeesresearch of its its political government intent in its its terms of reference and even the academic integrity of its members was questioned in an emotional confrontation start ing the oneday hearing in The committee sat in hear ings in Calgary earlier in the met in Lethbridge Thurs day and will meet in Edmon ton later in as part of its government appointed Shouting matches erupted between Arnold an Ed monton lawyer and chairman of the seven member com and university repre sentatives during and after the university The committee had asked by letter for presentations and in formal meetings with the U of L political science and Eng lish and the political science department at tended in The English refused to take and was heavily criticized by Moir and other committee The department would not comment on its but U of L President Sam Smith told the committee the departments response w a s one of and a re sponsible one which I must support since it was what they wanted to before hearing a sub mission from the U of L stu dents society Moir delivered a stern lecutre to the students and about 33 directing them to speak only on matters related to the committees terms of Weve been told by your rep resentatives were McCarthy but were not here to evaluate ourselves or our he we will not nor do we want to hear any criticism of the mo tives of the government or of the minister of nor of the politics of this prov University Presi dent Sam Smith described the cur rent makeup of his faculty to the he said is 54 per cert 30 per cent American and 10 per cent from other More than half of the Ameri cans and almost all of the other nonCanadians plan to be come Canadian Snuths figures indicated that 43 per cent of his faculty was born in 32 per cent in the U and the re mainder About per cent received their first degree ii but only 32 per cent received their final degree Some 58 per cent received their final degrees from American insti Vernon as sistant professor of told the committee its study could not bo alicl unless it delves into the problems of elementary and secondary edu cation with respect to the edu cation of and the education of the executives and administrators in He said there has been great demand in Alberta for more faculty members in the past few but as the de m a n d Canadian content will He also suggested a major factor in nonCanaulan influ ence was the large number of Canadian students now attend ing American universities up to 10 par cent in many Dravland also rejected the source of the committees terms of Im surprised that the min ister of education designated what data was to be and I wonder at the people who would undertake research under those he Jim professor of told the committee that in Americans and American education Ca nadians absoluely neces sary to Canadian I was lorn and raised in but all of my univer sity training Aas in the Pentcn I am ashamed of it I am prcud of it And had I not received my education in the U or some cher country it would have been impossible for me to have been trained in the discipline Latin American history in which I He said he the first pro fessionally trained Latin American to have taught on a fulltime basis in an English Canadian univer Prices Government proud for Home Oil firm of it move ahead OTTAWA CP Consumer prices moved ahead in Canada last month in most categories of goods and with in creases in food and transporta tion charges setting the The consumer price index for based on 100 points for prevailing prices in ad vanced to points from in The reading was in Among major clo thing prices generally declined and charges for health and per sonal care goods and services were unchanged on But the food index moved up by fourfifths of one per transportation by IVi per housing by threetenths of one per Figures released today by Do minion Bureau of Statistics show the allitems price index up by onehalf of one per cent in the It stood per cent ahead of the reading a year ear ADVANCED LAST YEAR A year the price index advanced by a slightly narrower margin in of one per it was up by five per cent from a year The consumer price index in dicates roughly that a shopping list valued at a decade ago had risen in price to 87 in was up to two months ago and last Three shot iii gangland fashion MONTREAL CP Three men were shot and killed in gangland style at a downtown police reported It brought to 16 the number of murders this year in The three were shot in class ical gangland a po liceman A constable found the bodies after he checked a shattered glass front Police said one in his late 20s or early was the nightclubs He was shot once in the The others were shot in the back of the No names uere The is located on Catherine OTTAWA CP The federal government is expected at least to match the money offers of potential private buyers in pur chasing control of Home Oil of The additional enticement in the government offer would be to give Home Oil President Brown a continued say hi op eration of the Govern ment plans to bargain with Home were announced Thurs day night by Energy Minister Earlier negotiations for pur chase by Northern and Central Gas of Toronto are under stood to have foundered because Brown wanted to retain a voice in direction of the com Greene told the Commons today that sensitive negotia tions for federal purchase of the company are He would give no details of the federal but did say shareholders would not suffer any loss in comparison to what might have been received from private Outside the was asked what the government Wad to offer Brown that the pri vate bidders apparently did not He replied that the govern ments interests were different from private partic ularly in that its main motive is to retain Canadian But he added that government interests are not necessarily the same as private companies in wanting to take over manage ment and certain operations of the petroleum Greene said the govern ment offer was for Browns holdings in Cygnus the investment company through which control of Home Oil is ex At the latest market the bare majority of Cygnus voting shares would be worth about Trading in the shares has been suspended on North American Control of Cygnus and Home Oil would also give the govern ment a significant holding in TransCanada PipeLines of which carries Alberta gas to Eastern Canada and ex ports to the United Home Oil owns between eight and 10 per cent of BARRAGE OF QUESTIONS MrGreene faced a barrage of questions in the Commons He turned aside ques tions about the likely vehicle of a Speculation centred on Home Oil being purchased formally ei ther directly by the government or through one of its Crown cor of or Eldorado Nu clear of Port The government also has a 45 percerl interest in Panarctic Oils Those along with Northern Transportation C are designated to become part of the investment portfolio of the proposed Canada Devel opment Corp a federal holding company whose establishmemt is being debated by when asked when negotiations with MrBrown might be said there was no In the he said there would be no expropriation or In most oil execu tives anticipated some form of government intervention but expressed disappointment that steps were deemed first vice presi dent of the Independent Petro leum Association of said the government did not hide its concern over the pos sible loss of Home Oil control and the move was not a sur SATUR forced issue PREMIER DEMIREL steps down Turkish quits after ultimatum GREENE Seen and heard About town ALGARYS In formation and Direction centre iporgfi rarrvuis on in trup tjinw business tradition bv mnliniiing his talk m the Hark Huiiiic blackout in the city Hose Yellow Fer suggesting a manhunt would be appropriate to solve the problem of men on he comrattee for the establish ment of a rehabilitation home for women Cliarlie inn nskmg a fi lenil if his pipe tobneoo was any good because he had his borrow ing pipe with British mail embargoes end OTTAWA iCP All embar goes on mail and parcel deliv ery to Britain imposed during the postal strike have been a Canadian post off ice said A number of restrictions were removed Tuesday and the fnal on such categories as printed matter and ftrstrlass surface ended Where are you Rap Brown BATON AP The father of fugitive black mil itant Rap Brown says he has been unable to locate his son to tell him his mother is Thelma died Wednesday of a heart From ReuterAP ANKARA CP Premier Suleyman Demirels govern ment resigned today following an ultimatum from the Turkish armed The resignation came little more than four hours after the countrys military chiefs threat ened to take over the govern ment if a new cabinet able to meet the countrys demands was not The threat was contained in a memorandum submitted to President Cevdet him self a former commander of the armed and to the speaker of the assembly and the chairman of the The memorandum was signed by the cluef of the general staff and the commanders of the navy and air The military chiefs took a hand after several months of student disorders and urban violence in this NATO Leftist extremists last week kid napped four airmen and held them for five They were not DONT LIKE UNREST The military leaders have been dissatisfied for some time with the unrest and the failure of Demirels government to ac complish basic economic and social The signers were Gen Mem dull the chief of the genoral staff Faruk Gur ler of the army Muhsin Balur of the air force and Ad miral Celal Eyicioglu of the MONTREAL CCP Paul Rose told a jury today he er concealed the fact that I took pait in he kidnapping of Pierre Quebecs labor minister who was slain last Oc And Im proud of he ssid in a summation to the 12man jury But Rose did not admit to the cabinet ministers The only thing I said was that I took part in the kidnap I dont speak of anything else because its a question of It involves every member of the Rose said the kidnapping succeeded in shaking up the the exploiters and the If the same conditions oc curred gentlemen of the I am sure I would act in exactly the same Any Quebecers in his place would have the same feelings and said the 27year old CLAIMS DENIED LAWYER He described himself as a Quebecer who refused to accept the jurisdiction of the a Quebecer who was denied a lawyer but in a very legal Rose told the jury he is also proud to be a member of the outlawed Front fie Libera tion du also unsuccessful In seeking a mistrial before ha began summing said You could have bitter senti I have My only feelings are of He said Ire is also proud of the struggle he is engaged in with many others to liberate the people of Defence testimony was ended Thursday by the judge after he listened for two days to com plaints and insults from He notified the jury that the defence was bring ing down his ruling after Rose called him RANSOM DEAL Bing Crosbys brother says the singer and a number of wealthy associates are at tempting to negotiate ran som with North Vietnam for American prisoners of The The Prison ersoMVar Rescue may appeal lo he American public for financial support if lie North Vietnamese make a reasonable Larry said Thtirs Britain ready to send more troops to Ireland By its a sticky situation CALGARY CP The Jubilee Auditorium in ncrth west Calgary has a chewing gum A maintenance spokesman said hundreds of pounds of gum are everv month from seats and nine miles of Last the maintenance staff removed a toa of pounds of which toey weighed Flunk insurance Australia Reuter Students at the University of New South Wales can insure themselves against failing exams hut only if the flunks aie Hue to accident or illness Kor n premium of will he ablo to receive tn rover fees for repeat From APltEUTER BELFAST ifP Britiin 11 rcartv tn send up lo more troops tn Northern Ireland in expectation of an escalated ter rorist campaign by the militant wing of the outlawed Irish Re publican political sources said Reinforcements for the cur rent garrison of men will be joined by police and military intelligence experts with orders lo I HA the sources developments follow n the pledge by the British home Reginald lhal the fight with the IRAs urban guerrillas will he waprd with utmost vigor and cleteimi ivMinn Maudhng was addressing British House of Commons Thursday amid a national out cry Wednesdays execution of three young found shot through the head on the outskirts of Their deaths brought this years total to 20 in riots and shootings coinciding a c a m p a i g n launched by the IDAs provisional nationalist sworn tn unite Northern Ireland with the neigh boring Irish Explosions early today dam flced a poqt office in the Falls Jloarl area of Belfast and a goi eminent emplo ment bureau in County The only a mglilwatch man injured by fljmg glass at The hunt for the killers of lie three British soldiers spread across the Irish Sea to London and other major cities Detec tives ktioun haunts of IHA smpalii7crsamong Hie iush population of Manchester and LncnxxtU bracelets and an elephant head for the library wall TmdeauF ;