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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta JJ2 THJ ISTHBRIDOI HMAtD Wtdrmdoy, May 6, 1970 Red Ships Home From Exercises WASHINGTON (Reuters) Soviet worldwide naval manoeu- vres In which more than 200 ships participated apparently ended April 29, the U.S. defence deportment reported Tuesday. It. said in a statement most or the participating vessels have returned to home waters. The ships ranged over the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans and the Mediterranean, Norwegian, North, Barents, Baltic and Black seas. SNEEZES AT TRADITION LONDON (CP) Labor MP William Price was amused by the snuff boxes which parlia- mentary ushers cany to offer snuff to members of Parliament he found out the bill is paid by the taxpayers. "This is one of those medieval customs that needs snuffing he says angrily. Jittery Southeast Asian Nations Bolster Forces By Uentcrs A number of Southeast Asian governments, fearful of Com- munist unsurgency and guer- rilla attacks, are intensifying ef- bolsler their armed forts to forces. From Thailand to Malaysia, there is a new awareness of the need for superior military strength to protect nigged jun- gle borders which give ideal protection to infiltrators. The new Cambodian govern- ment under Premier Lon Nol is seeking American and other help in a drive to flush out Viet Cong troops who have long op- erated from Cambodian sanctu- aries in the wings of the Viet- nam war theatre. Home Recipe Plan Takes Off Ugly Fat It'3 simple how quickly one may lose pounds of unsightly fat right in your own home. Make this home recipe yourself. Us easy, no trouble at all and costs little. Just go to your drugstore and ask for JNaran. Pour this into a pint bottle and add enough grapefruit juice to fill the bottle. two tablespoonsful twice a day as needed and follow the Naran Reducing Plan. If your first purchase does not show you a simple easy way to joes bulky fat and help regain slender more graceful curves; if reducible pounds and inches of excess fat don't disappear from neck, chin, arms, abdomen, hips, calves and ankles just return the empty bottle for your money back. "Follow this easy way en- dorsed by many who have tried this plan and help bring back al- luring curves and graceful slenderness. Note how quickly bloat much better you feel. More alive, Youthful appearing and active. There are an estimated Communist troops in the Cam- bodian provinces bordering Vietnam and Laos. American forces now are pushing ahead with South Viet- namese soldiers in Cambodia's Fish Hook pocket, a region of rice paddies, rubber trees and jungle. They have been ordered to destroy a secret Communist command centre. IIAS SMALL ARMY Cambodia has only about troops. Its army, equipped with light tanks, ar- mored cars, anti-sircraft and field eims, accounts for men. C a m b i di a 's navy has fewer than 20 vessels, ah1 light, and the air force has 45 combat planes. Cambodia also has a force of armed police and home guards for local defence. Also bordering the Vietnam battlefield is Laos, where a pro- longed struggle between govern- ment and pro-government Pa- thet-Lao forces shows no sign of strength of the Royal Laotian forces is about men, including a tiny riv- er-bound navy equipped with small gunboats and landing craft and an air force with 50 combat aircraft. Against them are ranged some Pathet Lao troops with tanks and armored cars, supported by some regu- easmg. The total lar North Vietnamese troops They control the eastern half o Laos and the border with Viet nam and maintain the Ho Ch Minh trail across Laos. This is the main Communist supply Ihv to the South Vietnamese battle fields. Watching the situation in Laos and Cambodia with increasing alarm is Thailand, which al ready has one of the more pow- erful armies in the region. The premier and commander .of the armed forces, Field Mar shal Thanom Kittikachorn, is in creasing the striking power o his forces with American help. The army has some men, of them serving in Vietnam, equipped with tanks armored half-tracks, scout cars ami 105-millimetre and 155-milli- metre howitzers. The United States plans to de- liver a battery of Hawk sur- face-to-air missiles to Thailand shortly. They were promised for 1971 but military sources hi Bangkok report that because o increased Communist infiltra tion from Laos, the delivery date is being brought forward. Thailand's well-equipped air force now stands at men while the navy has some 60 vessels including frig ates, submarine chasers, ar- mored gunboats and coastal minesweepers. A volunteer def- ence corps and border police complete Thailand's armec manpower. The government re- cently set up its first arms plant. USE AIR BASES The United States uses air- bases in northern Thailand for bombing missions in Laos ane Vietnam. Thailand has a long-sparsely- populated border with Laos where Communist forces can filter across undetected. The government estimates that some Communist guerril- las are active in the northern provinces, in central areas ar.d on the border with Malaysia. Malaysian Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman has warned that the outlawed Com- munist party is trying to start an insurrection but said his gov- ernment can cope with the situ- ation. Some men make up the Malaysian armed forces. The man aavy has frigates, coastal and shore minesweep- ers and patrol boats. There are 20 combat aircraft in the air force. Para military forces comprise men. IN OUR FASH You don't have to be a magician to whip up a feminine, frothy sheer en- semble. Easy-to-sew and fully washable. So be chic and appear in sheer! 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The odd faces reportedly are seconi! only to straw goods in locally crafted merchandise which appeals to the morc-than-a- niilliun visitors to the Baha- ma Islands each year. Costly Definition WHITBURN, Scotland Town councillors didn't know what the personnel selection committee meant when it asked them to homologate its decision on appointing a girl lo fill a clerical vacancy. The council asked a lawyer who charged them 12 shillings and six- pence for the answer: The com- mittee wanted the council's con- firmation of its choice. "The council could have bought a dic- tionary for less than com- mented a taxpayer. CHANGE IN BURIAL VERONA, Italy (AP) _ Ar- fteologisls have found a ycar-old burial ground they rfsiin marked the turning point from burial to cremation in the bronze age. Wilderness Group Launches Protest On Coal Search CALGARY (CP) The Al- berta Wilderness Association has launched a protest against a search for coal that it claims poses a threat to a scenic sec- tion of -mountains 50 miles southwest of here. President Floyd Stromstedt said here that Alberta Coal Ltd., is working in the Highwood Pass area, a few miles above where Storm and other creeks join to form the Highwood Riv- er. "Anyone who has seen the Highwood Pass1, he said in an interview, "must appreciate its great scenic value as well as Us importance as a prime sum- mer range for wildlife. "Those values will not be worth a plugged nickel if indus- trial operations are allowed in there." The people of Alberta had made monumental sacrifices of their natural heritage in the last 25 years in the name of progress. "There are roads virtually everywhere throughout our for- ested areas, mostly leading to industrial activity of some sort. All of this disturbance has a drastic effect on watersheds, scenery and fish and wildlife. 'Let there be no further dis- turbance of our fast-disappear- ing wilderness areas. The High- wood Pass is one place our as- sociation is not prepared to sac- rifice. There isn't enough coal in all Canada to make that sac- rifice worthwhile. "Every major watershed in Alberta is being sacrificed to industry the Crowsnest, Old- man, Livingstone, Highwood, Kananaskis, Bow, Burnt River, Panther, Red Deer, Bighorn, Clearwater, North Saskatche- wan, Athabasca, Smokey, Peace and others. "We must let the.government know that the people ot Alberta are steadily'learning more of how our land is being sacrific- ed and they are getting fight- ing mad. We must everlast- ingly keep pounding at our pre- mier and his responsible minis- ters." Mr. Stromstedt said industry never gives up as long as dol- lars are hidden under the dwind- ling wilderness. 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