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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta A solution to the Berlin problem Bv COLITT i London Observer Service BKRL1N After a year ui foul Povvev for ap aiTangement over a for i mula has been found which could lead to success in the near future I It is a deceptive simple re av oidmg the tortuous le galities of tlie Berlin problem j that have thwarted the experts tor yeais Westein diplomats say the plan involves conces sions ui appeal ance rather than substance bv the two Bri i France and the United States and the Soviet The optimism on the Western side has arisen after the keen 1 interest shown by the Russians in a Western draft agreement submitted here last It contains a modified position on the crucial question of access to West Berlin over the East German controlled land routes The new Western pro posal is that the four Powers would commit themselves to a general set of ground rules j on The Soviet in guaranteeing would not I be placed m the position of hav ing to renege on its 1955 agree ment with East granting it full sovereignty over IOOK OUT BELOW 15yearold Patrick Carroll Isnt jumping over a fallen Hes just getting in some sndoftheseason skiing at Torontos Don Volley Ski Centre while 14yearold Heida Kalomor leans back on her skis and soaks up the the formti Soviet occupied Previous proposals were unacceptable to Moscow made t tooK as u tae four Powers were telling East Germany u had no jurisdiction over the highways and rail loads between West Berlin and West East German Communist of licials agree that the latest Western proposal a long waj touaiu icspeumg the principle of East German sov ereignty over transit traffic between West Germany and West The poition of the Western idialt papei dealing with ac ces to Beilm contains the lollowmg principles on which the four Powers would 1 Iialfic between West Ucr i many and tt est Berlin must pass unhmdei ed Travellers must be able to move between West Berlin and Wesl Gei many after pi opaly identifying themselves to boi der officials Freight shipments are to be sealed by bolder officials after which thcv can proceed without fuither inspection to Uicir destination in West Ber lin or West The agreement con veniently leave open a number of umesolved questions to be negotiated between East and A broad ayn ment on principles by the tour Poweis is essential before the green light can be given to the two Geimanys to work oui uie details At ioi East Germany insists it would seal all liucks crneiing its meielv allowing them to leave East Germany without further inspection A compromise would have to be worked out bv both German perhaps by al lowing mixed teams of but del otlicuus to place then seals on treignt shipments The outlook tor an agi eemenl soon on tne access question has been Westein oiu cials by another por tion ol the Vvestein draft dealing with West Berlins rela i Uons vvilh West It states that West Berlin has no constituted with Wesl Germany and that the Western allies are prepared to guaran tee that German Govern ment officials and bodies will I not cairy out official duties in Berlin Although the Russians this is wholly thev igree it them to begin hrfmmenne out an uiii on access Deputy 1 EDMONTON t Dr Graham deputy min ister of health in New Biuis accepted a position with the 1imfiMtv of Alberta medical u was an Dr C A director of tho hi semces division of the said Clai kson w ill tn1 a professor in the faculu s health services admuiistiation piogram Before his New Bituiswick appointment in Dr Clark son was deputy minister ot i health in a posi 1 tion he assumed after he was instrumental in setting up the Saskatchewan Medical Care the first such health care program in North America Numbing eiiecl of a natural catastrophe Why strikes were banned in Sweden Serve up the pancakes By ROLAND HUNTFORD London Observer Service STOCKHOLM With the civil servants strike in appar ently permanent the Swedish Government has in voked the ultimate weapon and introduced special legislation to enforce a return to For six weeks all strikes will be and Sweden will to all intents and purposes be m a state of It would be sensational in any Western country in that hal lowed shrine of sensible and in dependent industrial bargain it has had the numbing ef fect of a natural If it is a political measure it is in answer to a political The stoppage that provoked the law was not so much over sal aries as about the rights and privileges of university gradu ates and specialized It was a cry of the m i d d 1 e classes against what they con sider and a protest against burdensome If t bioke out in the State sec1 organizations tor it was here that diiect con Tontation was possible with the enemy the Social Democratic government under Olof The which has been halted by the has lasted for over six It in volved about civil servants including 600 train paralyzing the railways and seriously handicapping Govern ment To be more pre it was not a strike but a conflict escalated by each side in a game of The Government had riposted with lockout of teachers that closed the and had threatened to lock ou army But the strikers called the Governments bluff over this To bring soldiers into an industrial squabble was clearly and the conflict had to be stopped by other means before the officers were actually locked The Government was patent ly out to crush the two striking Confederation The Swedish of Government Toronto hotel finds secret TORONTO fCPl When m a j or hotel entertainment rooms are closing because of lack of business and the high cost of the Imperial Room at the Royal York hotel here seems to have found the secret of Paper bales destroyed Under band leader Moxie the Imperial Room has moved from straight dance bands1 through entertainers such as Nelson Eddy to todays pol icy of bigname The management of the hotel have let me try a few new ideas in here and so far things seem to be working Whitney Weve paid out a j lot of money for acts but have still managed to make some Fifteen thousand is about Employees SR and the Swed ish Confederation of Profession al Workers They are a threat to the power of the Swed ish Confederation of Trade Unions LO with whom the Government is closely STRUCK Both SACO and SR struck be cause they felt themselves snub bed in the current wage negoti ations They consider that they were offered worse conditions that the unions affiliated to the they say that it was made unpleasantly obvious that they were expected to play the part of younger broth patiently picking up the crubs after the LO had taken its The hardest pill to swallow has been the definition of In the Government abundantly expounded in public by Mr the Prime this must be the gross payment before de duction of The prime minister said that it was unjustifiable to count only the money in your pocket you must also consider social welfare and other public bene j fits in deciding whether you were well off or This is considered unpleasantly dicta torial and paternalistic by the striking In their it is only the net after that on t h e principal that a man wants to decide how to spend Ills own The increases offered SR and SACO would have been since taxes would have eaten them in many cases ac tually reducing This was felt to be one more attack npression of negotiating under the LO and the private employers are expected to postj pone their wage until after the law expires I Why the Government acted as it did is an open question I But it could not climb I and the strike could not go i if only because the closure of tire railways would have led to unemployment in an already distressed labor however was the only way out Pouron the Rogers ROGERS PANCAKE SYRUP with the golden flavor of canesugar syrup also take home ROGERS GOLDEN SYRUP in the tin handy plastic For a free ROGERS RECIPE write Sugar Refining Co Rogers our top ff a performer wants we let him gamble a bit on a percentage of the cover Mr Whitney shrewdly signed i Nova Scotia singer Anne Mur EDMONTON CP A fire at Building Products plant on Highway east of the destroyed tons of waste paper The paper bales are re cycled waste used in producj ray to a optjon before tion of shingles and tarpapcr I she hll Ule lme with her A company spokesman said I Snmvbird She appeared the main manufacturing area was never m danger and the plant would not lose excessive on the already badly squeezed middle and the two or perhaps somewhat went on It emerged dining lhe course of the stoppage that it was meant as a protest against the Social Democratic fiscal which has caused grave discon ASSISTANT MANAGERS SALE 3 Days Only and March 20lh LIMITED QUANTITIES SHOP EARLY RECORD SALE Chooce from many artists production although operations were shut down Four units fium the Strath cona fire department fought the assisted by a pumper unit from Edmontons mam city hall tent amongst the middle classes it is not last fall and will be back this that in the long run vear it may have some Id like to featuie moic ci ASS IAKI FARE nadian acts but there just arent But the Soclal Democrats and i that many who can draw a good the L0 toe nourished the Were having plesMon ciass warfaie by atj Lori Kaye fiom the Tommy lacking KR and SACO as lhe Hunter show m Weve had rlch mens organizatioi Your Choice raiding No pact bv unions DETROIT API A pact between the United Auto Yvoikeis and the powerful International Associa tion of Machinist and Aeio i AFLCIO was announced Im e The a 2 r e e mcnl prompted speculation that the UAW may be neanng recon ciliation with the AFLCIO The pact bans pffoits by ei ther union to line membcis from the other Asked if the agreement with tne one if the largest un ions m Ihe meant a future IAW President Leonard Woodcock A mutual assistance pact hke this has to he a big step to He short of totnl commitment tn wail uniil she turned 21 and she opens the day of her birth day BACK NEXT SEVSON Xext season Ella Peggy Lee and Trim Lopez may also be back for reiurn engage ments taking the Ulfdli out of the mouths Of the haid pressed working man The fact thai many LO members earn more than high Iv qualified specialists did not i vitiate the effectiveness nf the argument There was an interesting il And negotiations are going on lustration nf the discontent of with Harry Lena I the Swedish middle classes in a Stan Kenton and Sonny rise of inquiries for emigration and Cher during the strike The SACO Mr Whitnev has been offered strike bulletin announced that a job at a big holel in Ihey had so many applications but he thinks it would mean too j that Ihcv were putting out a great a change in pulling up his special publication piesenlmg roots especially leaving 1 the hest opportunities overseas his beef faun neai Despite their disapproval of where he has about wi cat SACO and lhe the tjo LO were the last to approve Unlike most he the legislation The Swedish leads a quiol hie He Riven labor maiket has functioned for up coffee and alcohol for health reasons nnd embarked on a program of yofia exercises and health food He has more plans for the im perial Room that he would like to see He wants to change the large dinine room with curtains that could make it more intimate The 1A1I iTprcscnls some I and is thinking of a I feel that it esisls onl as long SCO XXI space while htc I glassedin bar at the back of Ihe j us it is not invoked In order HAW spenks for some not to give Iheir members the decades independently of Gov frnmpnl interfei with the threat of and lockout as Uie ultimate The state of emeigency might dam age the system What is certain is thai the civil servants feel betrayed They wore first given the right lo strike in and now thcv Over Trotted Wase1 Zeiier s County Fair LotaiBt in iiie South lelllbridge Shopping Centre on Mayor Magroth Drive Open Doily 9 lo 6 Wednesday 9 lo 1 p Thursday nnd Friday 9 to 9 Tclephon j 3288171 ;