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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Thuriday, May 3, 1973 LETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 Wheat Streams down a grain elevator nel into an open railway coal car, right, in the first step of a long journey. Ship- ment of the Soviet Union's massive purchase of Amer- ican grain is straining U.S. transport facilities. Kua- ping short of grain hoppers, tail lines are pressing coal and other car types Into service. Bight center, a plastic sheet is placed over an open car, improvised protection for the grain pouring out of Mid- west and Plains states to Great Lakes, Gulf and Pa- cific ports. Below, the So- viet ship Vysotsk loads at Longvlew, Wash., while a Burlington Northern train, largest of the grain ship- pers replenishes reserves in multimillion bushel elevators. The Letftbridae herald think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS He Is Israel's Foreign Minister. What's his name? HOW DO YOU RATE? 71 to 80 points Good. 01 to 100 TOP SCORE! 61 to 70 points Fair. 81 to 90 nVltt Excellent. 60 or Under? H'mni! FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION What do you consider the best way to combat the heroin problem? YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points Tor each, comet answer. 1 "Superburger" has been getting a good deal of attention lately. It is a. mixture of hamburger and a-cornmeal b-dog food c-soybean protein 2 The House of Commons approved the majority report of the special committee studying food prices. The report calls for (CHOOSE ONE: a 90- day freeze on prices and wages, the creation of a board to watch food S If approved by Parliament, famiiy allowances will be raised next January 1st from the current averagoto a month for each child under 18. Would the money paid to a family be subject to income tax? 4 Unemployment continued to decline, bringing the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March to per cent. a-4.5 c-6.5 5 During his recent visit to Britain, Australian Prime Minister disputed suggestions that Australia and Britain are drifting apart. He did say, however, that each of the two countries "is concentrating on its own region more than it did in the past." a-William Whitelaw b-William McMahon e-Gough Whitlam PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. 1.....indomitable 2.....indolent 3.....indoctrinate 4.....indivisible 5.....indiscreet a-lacking in good judg- ment b-cannot be separated c-lazy, idle d-to instruct e-unconquerable PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you can correctly match with the clues. 1.....James Richardson 2.....Herb Gray 8.....Ian Smith 4.....Alastair Gillespla 5.....Sean MacStiofain 430-73 a-Canada's Defence Minister b-Ehodesia's PrlttDB Minister c-former IRA leader d-Canada's Trade Minister e-Canada's Consumer Affairs Minister VEC. Inc. New book gives details Tibetan guerrillas trained in U.S. By SEYMOUR M. HERSH New York Times SERVICE WASHINGTON Th Cen- tral Intelligence Agency set up a secret base in the Colorado Rockies to train Tibetan guer- rillas in mountain warfare in the late 1950's, when there was an uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet, a new book dis- closes. In the book, "The Politics of David Wise, the author, said that the agency began training Tibetans in 1958 in a deserted World War II army base near Leadville, Colo, the operation continued into the early months of the Kennedy administration, he said. A spokesman for the agency said that'there would be no immediate comment on the re- port. Wise, the former Washington bureua chief of the New York Herald-Tribune and co-author. of "The Invisible a 1964 book about the Central Intelligence Agency, wrote that the Tibetan training program apparently ended abrubptly in December, 1961, six months af- ter the Bay of Pigs fiasco and a few days after its cover was almost blown in an airport near Colorado Springs. "Ironically, it was the snow and the mountains the very factors that led the C.I.A. to select Colroado for the training base that almost caused the operation to Wise wrote. A group of Tibetan train- ees were loaded aboard a bus at the army camp for a 130- mile trip to a nearby airfiled in Colorado Springs, where a large air force jet was waiting to quietly fly them out of the country before dawn. "But coming down the moun- Wise wrote. "The bus skidded off the road in the Politician dashes off tune on messy Watergate case snow. As a result of the delay tries broke out In 1950 and Tl- bet was conquered by China the next year. During the mid- 1950's, however Wise wrote, Ti- betan guerrillas began insur- gent warfare against their con- querors and C. I. A. officials "concluded that the situation offered in ideal for covert U.S. aid. In 1959, the Dalai Lama, who had been permitted to rtay in the country by the Chinese, was forced to flee to India after a Chinese mortar attack on his palace. C. I. A. officials later concluded, Wise wrote, that some of the guerrillas who had been trained in the Colorado Rockies were reponsible for guiding the Dalai Lama to safety. Open warfare broke oat again after the escape; thous- ands of Tibetans were killed and the Dalai Lama's govern- ment was dissolved by the Chi- nese. India's decision to grant sanctuary to the Dalai Lama also increased the pressure between that nation and China, the book said. By BRUCE LEVETT WASHINGTON (CP) Not since Harry Truman waltzed out of Missouri nearly 40 years ago has there been a good, Democratic piano player on the political scene here. Today there tive William L. (BUI) Hun- gate, like Truman a Missouri he's giving the Republican party an ear- ache in the key of G. Hungate has been around for some serving his sixth consecutive term as a he has been writing and playing po- litical satire for years. But only recently has he be- come a celebrity, all because of something he dashed off called Down at the Old Water- gate to the tune of the Eng- lish music hall selection Down at the Old Bull and Bush. It's probably the only light- hearted touch to be found in the messy Watergate political espionage affair. So dial 797-5972 and, if you can get through, which is un- likely, you'll hear a record of the congressman singing in a stringy Missouri twang: "Come, come, come and play spy with me, "Down at the old Water- gate. "Come, come, come love and lie with me, "Down at the old Water- gate. "See the little German Band (Ehrlichman und Hal- "Don't Martha Mitchell look great? "Come, come, come don't be shy with me, "I'll have the whole FBI with me. "Down at the old Water (we'll make the police blot- "Down at the old Water- gate. Hungate, who bears a re- semblance to the late humor- ist Will Rogers, is known around Washington as more than a song-writing piano player. caused by the accident, it was daylight when the Tibetans ar- rived at the field." Once there, the book went on, over-zealous military secur- ity officials herded the airport's employees around at gunpoint, but not until at least one of them saw the Tibetans board the jet. Complaints to the local sher- iff were made about the man- handling of the civilians, and a few newspaper articles de- scribing the bizarre encounter were published in Colorado Springs and Denver. But, Wise writes, the full implications of the incident did not become public. When a reporter for the New York Tunes subsequently be- gan a routine inquiry, based on a brief news-agency dispatch about the incident, the book said, then secretary of defense Robert S. McNamara telephon- ed the Washington bureau of the Times and asked that the story not be used because of "national security" reasons. The Times acquiesced, Wise wrote, in line with the general newspaper practice in those years of not challenging the government's definition of "na- tional security." In his book, Wise wrote that the issue caused some "nerve- racking moments" at the cen- tral intelligence agency's new million headquarters in Langley, Va., because the in- cident Occurred a week after President Kennedy announced the appointment of John A. McCone as the new director of central intelligence. McCone re- placed Allen W. Dulles, whose resignation was accepted after the Bay of Pigs wrote. The dispute between Tibet and China began in the 13th cen- tury, Wise wrote, with China periodically claiming Tibet as part of its territory. After main- land China fell to Mao Tse-Tung in 1949, the border strife inten- sified and China also began to increase its support for the Panchen Lama, an incarnate who was regarded by the Ti- betans as second only to the Dalai Lama in religious import- ance. War between the two coun- Farmer rents apple trees at ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) Apple farmer Edward Hen- dershot of nearby Hamlin is renting his apple trees at apiece. Hendershot said a person who rents a tree is entitled to all the apples it produces, which he estimated at 20 to 30 bushels. He said apples nor- mally seE for around a bushel. Tree renters also may use the grounds for picnics. He said tree renters may enter his 200-acre orchard during daylight hours from May 1 to Nov. 15. He opened the orchard for public in- spection Sunday and said he rented about 100 trees the first day. If he rents all trees, he could expect to realize al- most 1973 Preview From GERANIUMS priced from 40c to a fine selection of colors. GLAD BULBS DAHLIAS In Pots ROSES In Pots STUDENTS Practice Examination! Valuable Reference Material for Exams. ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE Over 200 Varieties To Choose From: AGERATUM NEMESIA ALYSSUM Balsam CARNATIONS COLEUS DUSTY MILLER Silver Lace, Silver Dust BEDDING DAHLIAS LARKSPUR LOBELIA MARIGOLDS 26 varieties from the dwarf petites to the Giant Gold Coin series. PETUNIA Over 60 varieties including the latest Doubles and Sing- les. PHLOX PORTULACA PANSY A wide selection in color and mixed. STOCKS in variety SNAPS Little Darling to the Great Magestic and including the Rockets, Butterfly and Tetra. SCHIZANTHUS CLARKIA GODETIA BELLIS AFRICAN DAISY STRAWFLOWER SCABOSIA ZINNIAS VERBINA SAIV1A TUBEOUS BEGONIAS Belgium and California strains DRACAENA CANNAS MARGUERITES in pots All Above Annuals: "Where The Search For Excellence Never Ends" Box 1238 COALDALE Phone 345-3517 Hours during bedding season 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. BROCCOLI BRUSSELS SPROUTS CELERY CABBAGE CUCUMBER PLANTS EGG PLANT 10 varieties SPANISH ONIONS White and Yellow TOMATO PLANTS 13 varieties including Beef- steak, Starfire and the great Brookpact and Brookpack. All vegetoble In or Individual pots TREES SHRUBS PERENNIALS PEAT MOSS TERRAUTE PERLITE SOIL MIX SOIL-LESS MIX GARDEN BARK and WHITE ROCK Porch and Window Boxes and Planters filled. From 9 p.m. -5 p.m. ;