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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 IETNBR1DGS HERALD March 22, 1972 TJy t Y Canadian I'ri-ss Stuff Writer Chancellor Willy Brandt of Wpst Germany. vriuiKr of tho Nobel Peace Privx- ami advocate nf a policy of memUiuess to- wards Kaslcm Kuropo, is en- count cnns4 liffieiiHic-s in his attempts to ohtaiit parlia- mentary uppi'ovul I'm' tin's pro- gram of Tho end result of Brandt's parliamentary problems may bo a general decUon in the Fed- eral Republic, lust weal to the jiolU -it this luvcl in 1369. The cbanceUoL-'.s troubles are Reeking a European security I caibin" iineflsme.'s in both Po- conference. Tlieir overtures to land and the Soviet Union as j were merely one step well as inside lirandt's Social along to this ultimate j Democratic partv. Eonl- In Moscow, rejection by Hie With the truncation issue; West German parliament of tho thus one of great intern a hour, I friendship treaties signed willi Uil.l.Y troubles pile np treaty is not tho only factor giv-' ing tho debates in BOLUI a wider j international significance. Tin? Russians have long been Russia and Poland mipht pro- concern, the events in Bonn have been sufficiently uupre- tiuce complications for Com- dictable to keep all observers, munist chief Leonid Brezhnev j domestic and foreign, on their who staked much of his prestige toes. on the policy- of closer ties with MAY NEED MAJORITY West Germany, Brandt may end up needing J Some observers suggest that Brezhnev had first to overcome considerable opposition inside the Communist party before embarking on the course which ended the signing of UK? Moscow-Bonn pact in 1970. Any rivals for Brexlmev's present position of party leader- ship would probably derive en- couragement from a setback to his initiative towards Brandt. POLKS ANXIOUS At the same time, many Poles would be unnerved, anxious as they have been to achieve the guaran t ees for I heir western frontier enshrined in tho Lreaty witb Warsaw currently up for parliamentary ratification i n Bonn. Moreover, the Soviets say the agreement on Berlin they reached last year with tho "United States. Britain find France depends for its imple- mentation on ratification of tlio Moscow-Bonn pact. This involvement of Berlin's future in the controversy over the Russian-West German 249 votes in the- lower house enough for an absolute majority liis ratification measures. But. this figure is also tho sum total of his coalition govern- merit's voting strength in the lower house ordinary occasions. If any government supporter rebels against ratification in June or even at a preliminary showdown in May, then the as- j sumption is that the choncellor j will call an election. Vet indications are that Brandt has the backing of most West Germans for his osi.poUtik. The opposition Christian Dem- ocrats therefore will likely try to concentrate much of their anti-government attack on eco- nomic issues rather than be lured into a fight solely over the j Eastern question. i In any case, tlw coining' events are certain to be a se-1 vere test for Brandt as a politi-' cal tactician following the rec- j ognition he received from Nobel committee as L world statesman. PARIS f Renter) A lead- ing French newspaper today j published an interview week with a former French trooper in the Waff en SS who claimed ho saw Hitler's dep- uty Martin Bormann dying near a shell-blasted tank in May, 1M5. British hike troops in Honduras LONDON (APJ The British government announced today lhat it is doubling its garrison in British Honduras to about 550 from 275 men. The purpose ap- parentJy is to continue a show of force in answer to the re- nowal of Guatemala's claim to the neighboring British protec- torate. At the same time, the foreign office told the visiting premier of British Hrnduras, George Price, that the government still intends to a settle- ment with Guatemala. British authorities have re- ported an increase in activities of Guatemalan iiucrriHas along the border in recent months, and the Guatemalan govern- ment has been making new as- sertions of its lerritorial claim, Find heroin, in baby's clothing EDMONTOX CCP) Three persons were arrested at Krt- monton National Airport here after pnlire fovmd what they be- lieve to he heroin volucrj at t in a baby's clothing. I The substance believed to be j heroin wns contained in 20fi i capsuuk'S four.fl in LhG clothing J of a baby being cjirricd by a I woman a Irom Van- c ouver. Kenneth Jacobs, 17, j.ynnc anrl Michael St. Ger- maine, both about 11, of sub-' nrbon Park, were ar- rested and clinrgcd with pos- of n narcotic for trnf- fickuig. He added thai be bad closed B corn dim's eyes himself. The daily Lo Figaro, consi- dered one of thr? most serious newspaper in Franco, said it had no olhcr proof than what the interviewed man said him- self. But it added that it had oh eck ed and found t he m an had told tho story for many j years before claims were made that Bormann was alive in South America. Bormann disappeared after fleeing from Hitler's suicide hunker in May, 1945, as Rus- sian forces closed in on Ber- lin. Erich Kempka. Hitler's chauffeur, told Ihe Nurem- berg war crimes tribunal that Bormann had probably died when a German Tiger (ank exploded beside him on the Wicetihammcr Bridge in Ber- lin. ttEPORTS PERSIST Buv there have, betn persis- tent reports that Bormann is still alive, oven after a West Germ an court of f ici n Hy de- clared him dead in ]fl54. Tim man interviewed by F ro, uieni i fled only as i Francois X, was a former of- ficer-cadet in the Waff en SS i charlnuuTiC! Hi vis unit composed of pvci-Nav.L French- i men. He was imprisoned after lh? war for collaboration. Francois X told Figaro tie met Kormann in a first-aid post in Berlin May 1, 1015, and had followed him out with a group of officers attcmpf.irj: (o break through i Soviet lines, "We were lost and I thought we were all going to he J s a i d. "A lank-destroyer j passed In front of the Berlin j chancellery and Bormann .stopped it, I saw the tank commander make a si en to Bormann as if to 'Follow i mo, I'll open the way. "We had hardly started a rolvo of shells fell on us and the tank was blasted i apart. Bormann was Jying on his back. He had fin i enormous cut through his t hroat, I lea net! ov er I him his eyes were open and had a glazcrl stare. I I closer I his eyes anri left rtv- i ning. There were no other wit- i nesses." Fashion Festival Frilled Fancies They're Icrrific value at 3.99! Choose? from our group of five blouses (flirce Some ac- with lace; olhcrs braid or embroidery. And all of machine-washable polyester and collon. White, blue and yellow in the group. Sizes 7-14. 'tig Skirts o 4.99 Two fashion riiis! A groovy flip skirt ond a fiol skirt in Perma-Presl polyester double knit. (Hot skirt witli corUrosling Red, Navy and Drown. Sizes 7-14, The Tuvtleiicck Rag, 7.99 Choose frona denim shades or plain colors In sizes A and n The Gi'uuny Shirts Reg. Novy, wine, beige, rust in sizes A or B. A dress To drcnnn of! Dainty. Delightful. De- licious. A flower of a frock sashed at the waist, frilled at the netk, joyfully sleeved, coffon voile and cotton flocked voile in border prints, geometries or plains. Sfzes 7-1 4. Girls' Wear Depmtmenl t-J> .4 The Shorts and Hoi Pauls Reg. Novy, rust or beige. Sizes A or B. The Scoop Neck Body Sweater Reg. ).i.'' Domed crotch. navy, rusl, denim. Sizes A and B. The Right Coat at the Over-lhe-knee Socks 1 99 -B- taf Reg. Wine, red, navy. Sizes 8-9 and 9-11, Hosiery Jjadies' Pantvhose lace Bikini Cling-Along Panlyliosc Hint o' Lilac, Hint n' Hin! o' Mavy, Grey Hint o' Brown, Barely Blush, A OQ Honey Boigfi, Reg I All-Nutie Cling.olon Partyliosc SM.l.Xl. Him o' Navy, Chocolate Bare Blush, Him o1 Block, Hint o' Brown, Honey Edge, A Rog. JJ.50................................. J .313 Junior Bazaar Panlyliose All nude and bikini. One size (In 100-150 Ihs Hcncy Beige, Hinl 'o Brown, Aqua Blue, Hint 'o Liloc, Mini 'o Novy, Hint 'o Blnck. Righi on! The season's most vvonfej coals Fashion hits in belted, unbelted, single or double arcasled styles. And elegantly Spring in plains or checks. Velveteen, woolens, wool blends, poly- ester double knits nil rayon lined. Sues 8-20, Ladici' Suits end Coatt Hosiery Remember to drop in and see the Fasliion Show Centre Village Mall, Friday, March 24th at p.m. and Saturday, March 25th of p.m. ON HIGHWAYS Belgium's highway death toll in 1971 was an increase of I j QUALITY COSTS NO MORE AT SiMPSONS-SEARS. 14 per cent wer 1070, STORE HOURS: Oport Daily 9 a.m. to p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Centre Village. Telephone 328-9231 ;