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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta March THE LETHIKIDGE HEIAID one Canadian on black Africa railway program BAR ES SALAAM CP Seven thousand one currently working on one of black Africas most important a rail link between the copper fields of Zambia and this port city in Besides opening up develop the railway called Tan zam is designed to eliminate a major political problem Zam bias dependence on a railway through white minorityruled Rhodesia to get its copper to international The new Tanzam on which construction began last is being funded by Communist China through an interestfree loan of more than It is by far Chinas largest foreign aid project Other Chinese aid to Tanzania includes construction of a naval base in Bar cs Salaam a S6 million textile mili tary advisers who took over when Canadian advisers left in medical personnel and a munitions and smallarms fac China also is a supplier for some of the southern African guerrilla groups which have their headquarters CANADA WELCOMED apparently welcomec by President Julius Nyerere to counteract in a small way the heavy Chinese has scheduled a total aid program of million this with prospects for growth but no hope of matching the Chinese When External Affairs Minis ter Mitchell Sharp arrived here recently on his tour of black he was told by Nyerere and Finance Minister Amir Jamal that Canadas aid is ap especially since Can ada does not try to interfere in Tanzanian One example of Tanzanias apparently Chinas the presence of a senior Canadian official on the national Development Agency Tanzam railway for fcr of vpsettmg the delicate j He is J R of Cana1 balance of cooperation that roller of the project for 11 ian Nationals Montreal China lias allowed to has been working as come1 When Tanzania went to the Chiniese with a list of more than 20 countries fiom which to pick His presence is not widely ad a only four were ertised bv the Canadian Inter satisfsLtory to the Canada was and the Tan1 zanians chose i They have also put out feelers as to whether Canada could pro vide for or five additional senior staff members for the including a chief mechanical en a chief personnel officer and a purchasing The gesture is considering the fact that in 1SKS Tanzania and Zambia agreed that no Western personnel were to be involved in the On Sharp signed an agreement in for a million interestfree Canadian loon to the three coun Russia tightens grip on Egypt Lebanon AP As j plan to maintain their position some diplomats see the So Union is quietly getting a on Egypts civil and polili al The Russians are presumed to relieve that a settlement of the ArabIsraeli conflict would essen the importance of their military aid to Egypt and thus diminish the major role they play in Egyptian They consequently are building ip a political power base in Egypt that anticipates a future era of peace in the Middle Western diplomats believe there is evidence that mfiltra of the ruling Arab Socialist Union by Communist sympa thizers and manipulation of the security agencies are two means by which the Russians Mexico accuses Korea Wholesale index up OTTAWA CP The genera wholesale price index rose t in February from in January but remained beluw its level of a year the Dominion Bureau of Statistics reported The based on prewar 193539 prices equalling measures changes in prices at trade levels below The bureau said animal prod ucts prices made the largest ad vance last rising to an index of from in Jan but they remained well below the mark set in Feb ruary last Nonferrous metals prices de clined to from in Jan uary and were down nearly 12 per cent from in February last There was virtually no change in the index of raw and partly manufactured at 258 4 in February compared with in A small advance to from was recorded for fully and chiefly manufac tured Loausharkiiig racket linked to slayiugs MONTREAL CP shotgun slaying of a night club operator Monday and four other murders here this year may be linked to a loansharking a police spokesman savs Marcel Allard of the citys homicide squad said lending of money at big rates and the subsequent use of intimidation to collect the delinquent pay m e n Is i s immediately evi dent in some of the while in others there are indi cations that it is a strong moti Gtorge opera tor of the Blue Top was shot early Monday as he walked along a The killers left behind a bank bag contain ing in Sundays re ceipt from the Three men were slain last Thursday at the Casa Loma A fifth Wiling was that of Michel whose body was found in January MEXICO CITY Beuter Mexico charged this week that North Korea had trained young Mexicans in terrorism and guerrilla warfare and sent them back to fight for the estab lishment of a MarxistLsmnist A statement by Mexican Pros ecutorGeneral Julio Sanchez Vargas also charged that the Soviet Union had toned a blind eye to the activities of the Mexi students at the Moscow Pafrice Lumumba Friendship and their alleged North Korean Sanchez Vargas said 19 young persons had been arrested ar in five Mexican cities anc automatic ammu shortwave radios anc arge quantities of money hac been found in their Many had been trained raide the sponsorship of the North Ko rean at a military camp near in sabo and guerrill warfare and had returned her o form urban and rural guer rilla the prosecutor The object which thi rotip was trained by the Nort Korean military was to impos a Marxist Leninist regime IT Mexico to which end they re ceived theoretical train in which alternated with instruc tion in the use of all types o high power explosives urban and rural guerrilla tac karate and handtohan the statement ALL CONFESS The prosecutor said the had confessed to the charges He said members of the group which called itself the Mov ment of Revolutionary Action had taken part in an assault o a bank courier here last Decem In that wer The prosecutor said p lice were investigating furthi to establish whether membe The of the movement had been the new police handle every thing from traffic jams to politi cal according to the semiofficial newspaper Al Tbs 750 prefects roam Cairo day and night in twoman each equipped with a I tions has passsd through walkietalkie A mission from the Czech The East German interior Col Friedrich signed in January an jreement with Egyptian offi als providing for full cooper ion in the fields of police and ecurity The two coun ies agreed to exchange techni al and other information on se the Cairo press A new Egyptian police force nade its appearance in Cairo arly this yeai after a mne lonth trainirq program whifh ncluded political studies con1 An East German organization uctcd by the East Known as security German youth a grounding in is providing paramil itary training for Egyptian In the last six months a strong of East European deleea Al Ahram reported that among their early successes were the arrest of 15 pickpock ets disguised as women and the apprehension of an unidentified foreign diplomat who had photo graphed a restricted military zone in An East German for sports and technical train which incidentally gives Communist party was headed by the hardline Central Com mittee secretary Vasil It concluded an agreement of co operation with the Arab Social ist The Egyptians indicated full support for almost every aspect of Communist foreign policy from Indochina to relations with West tries involved in East African Ug a n d a and The loan is to the a kind of common to buy 33 loco motives for the Tanzam rail REJECT BY BANK The original feasibility survey for the railway was completed in 1965 by a consulting firm sponsored by Britain and Can Its suggesting a route for the was turned down by the World Bank as Nyerere took the project to China on a visit and the Chinese committed themselves immedi The project appeared to be going slowly until Rhodesia uni laterally declared independence from leaving a white minority government on Zam bias southern Zambia has since gone to great lengths to decrease its de pendence on The Chinese began an arduous rail way study by foot beginning in which they completed in late and agreed to the loan to build the railway along essen tially the same line as the Cana diaihBritish survey had There now are betHeen and Chinese in Tanzania there are to be Chinese at work with Tanzanians and The project is scheduled for working on the By 19721 completion in five years MPs to raise pay by 40 per cent VANCOUVER CP The Sun says members of Parlia ment are likely to vote them selves a salary increase of al most 40 per cent within the new i few j The newspaper says in a story from its Ottawa bureau that MPs will probably do away with recommendations of the recent Beaupre which in dependently studied the ques tion of MPs and give themselves a fourpercent yearly pay This would be retroactive to the year members last re ceived an the story Members currently re ceive a salary and as a taxfree expense allow Because the fourpercent in crease would be on an annually escalating The Sim it would actually amount to closer to a 40percent total in crease rather than a straight 32percent increase since Tins bring the taxfree allowance to close to and the salary to about total of The independent commission on headed by president of Domtar recommended a salary for all of it To carry cross VATICAN CITY AP Pope Paul will camI he symbolic wooden crrKq again this his 73 in leading Holy Week observances by the worlds Roman The Vatican announced Tuesday the pontiff would cany the cross a short distance on Good which marks the crucifixion of Christ on volved in a whole series of bai robberies which have shake the capital and Mexican provin cial centres over the last fe The presecutor named the ringleaders of the en tirely composed of as Fabricio Gomez Souza and Ale jandro Lopez both of whom had gone to the Moscow universitv on Soviet government scholarships i n 18ra They arranged for three groups of young Mexicans to travel to Pyongyang through contacts in the North Korean embassies in Moscow and East Berlin in 1958 and Vargas All three groups travelled from Mexico to East where they were given North Korean and then crossed through the Soviet Union by tram and by air The Mexican prosecutors statement said he which included three were trained in a specialized base some 30 to kilometers 37 to 50 miles from the North Ko rean and the instructors were leaders and officers of the army of that country BAY POLLUTED Australia Renter Botany where Captain Cook landed two centuries ago to discover is hem seriously polluted by affecting fiih and ACLEODS YOU MORE WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES ON ALL ITEMS ONLY Priced low at Rftlitvei BATH TOWEL 99 22 im M FACE CLOTH 19 f DRESS SOCKS O OC 4231 Q WORK SOCKS 79e SAVE 19c MISSES BRIEFS H QC Assorted shades and 4S77 SAVE 38c PROPANE TORCH TANK Suptrsiie Ultra Brita for spark ling CELLULOSE TAP YOUR CHOICE PLASTICWARE SAVE 83c MENS WORK GLOVES 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