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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta -Monday, Mny 8, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 13 LIZ AND ARI AT DAWN Aristotle Onassii and oclress Elizabeth Taylor are shown as Ihey leave a fashionable Romon restaurant at dawn after a row with several papar- azzi Rome's aggressive free-lance photographer's. Onassis was reported to have sprayed the photographers with champagne while Miss Taylor crouched under a table. Denmark denies Lab fllst China-U.S. goodwill negated by bombing pact OTTAWA (CP) Denmark denied Saturday that it is violat- ing any provisions of the Inter- national Commission for the North Atlantic Fisheries agree- ment, saying the Canadian gov- ernment has presented a mis- leading picture of the Danish attitude. The Danish embassy, in a news release, said Denmark has held to the provisions of the 1970 ICNAF agreement wilh regard to the Greenland salmon fish- ery. Under Ihe agreement, nations participating in the salmon fish- ery were to limit either the catch or the tonnage ol vessels involved, to the 19G9 limit lev- els. The embassy said Denmark has maintained the tonnage lim- its of its vessels, although the catch has increased 30 per cent. The statement said that al- I though, in Denmark's opinion, no evidence has been presented to justify a ban, the government is ready lo discuss the mattec at the forthcoming June ICNAF meeting in Washington. Seek suggestions on tarm tax bill uirchase !bv CDC TORONTO (CP) The Con- naught Medical Research Lab- oratories, owned by Hie Univer- sity o[ Toronto, is to lie the Ca- nadian Development Corp.'s I first purchase. John Sword, acting president of the university, said in an in- terview here the final price will not he determined until sale figures are known for the cur- rent fiscal year ending June 30. The CDC offer guarantees that Connauglil will continue to play an important role in pub- lic heallh. Scicnlific research will be continued and the pres- ent staff will he retained. The CDC offer also includes an undertaking that Connaught i will always be controlled by i Canadians. By PAUL .1ACKSON Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA Minister of State Pat Mahoney says the federal government now is willing to accept submissions suggesting changes to tax reform legisla- tion dealing with agriculture. Mr. Mahoney, MP for Calgary South, lold the House of Com- mons llial an interdepartmental commillce now has been estab- lished made up of agriculture, finance and national revenue of- ficials. Tlie group will receive and study submissions From individ- uals or groups concerned with Farming and wanting changes to the new taxation laws The Calgary MP made the statement following questions by Jack Murta (who reminded the Commons that the government had an- nounced its intention to set up such a group. The Manitoba MP wanted to know when the group would be set up, when it would start ac- cepting submissions, and whether the taxation changes recommended by the group would be made public. Mr. Mahoney indicated that he could not say when possible tax changes might be made public or come into effect since, for all lie knew, the group might not even recommend any. However, he stressed that any interested parties could make their views known lo the group either through him or by con- tacting the ministers of other departments involved Elevator razed in Trocliu fire THOCHU fCP) An Alber- la Wheat Pool grain elevator and annex were destroyed by fire here. The flames also destroyed five boxcars, four of which had been filled with wheat tbe pre- vious day. There was no estimate of damage and a cause of the file had not been determined. Trocliu is located on the CN line between Edmonton and Calgary, ahoul 40 miles soulh- east of Red Deer. Uy VICTOR MACKI1! Herald Ottawa Bureau OTTAWA The tremendous amount of good, will built up by President Richard Nixon's re- cent visit to China has been ne- gated to a large extent by the president's decision to send American bombers into North Vietnam, Senator Donald Cam- eron found on an extensive trip to China. Twenty (our Canadians marie the tour including two other sen- ators. They were Senator W. M. Benedickson and Senator Muriel Fergusson. The others were from the alumnae of the Banff School of Advanced Manage- ment. They spent three weeks in the Orient from March 31 to April 21. Among the highlights of the visit to China said Senator Cam- eron in an interview yester- day, were talks with the No. 3 man in that country Chuo Mo- Jo, vice chairman, Standing Committee of the National Peo- ple's Congress and with Li Chang, vice minister, ministry of foreign trade. He met both men in Peking. The visit by President Nixon established a rapport between the people of Cliina and the peo- ple of the United States, said Senator Cameron. It had a great breakthrough in the cold war. Chuo Mo-Jo welcomed the ini- tiative the president had taken. He said it was a good thing for the two countries and the world in general that there be a dia- logue started again. "However, it was significant lo me that Chuo said 'we can only judge Nixon by his actions not by his words and so far his actions arc a direct contradic- tion of his said the sen- ator. He found that the reaction ol the Chinese people he talked to was that the despatch by the American government of its bombers into North Vietnam in response to the thrust south of the North Vietnam forces was what they expected from "west- ern Imperialism." He said the Chinese looked on it as a contin- uation of the western attempts to exploit the native peoples in part of the world. "The Chinese you talk lo al- ways make a point of saying they are not critical of the American people, just critical ol the American government. They always differentiate between the people and the U.S. govern- explained the senator. Wherever the large group of Canadians went in China they found a tremendous reservoir of good will towards Canada. "There is a great feeling of good will and warmth for Cana- dians. It is all traceable to the good works of the late Dr. Nor- man Bethune. He is a folk hero to the Chinese people, even the small children sing songs about the Canadian doctor." The Canadian group paid their own way and expenses. They -were three days in Tokyo meeting with members of the ministry of foreign trade. They discussed the potential for the expansion of trade between Can- ada and Japan. tn Hong Kong they had talks wilh the high commissioner and net with members of the Board 1 Trade there. Again trade bc- ween Canada and Hong Kong was discussed and the growth of mproved relations between the 'ar East and the western vorld. However the main purpose of he lour was to visit China and nembers of the delegation re- .urned entranced by what they had seen. Senator Cameron was amazed jy operations they had wit- nessed using anaesthetizalion jy acupuncture. They observed an operation in which a large [oiler was removed from a woman's neck. Throughout the operation the woman was con- scious and talked with the doc- tors and waved to the visiting Canadians who watched from a gallery above the operating room. After the operation she imme- diately sat up on the side of the table, was assisted to her feet and walked to her hos- pital room. They also witnessed the removal of a tumour from the brain of a man who hail been subject to convulsions. The side of his head was opened and the brain exposed in a four-hour operation while the man was conscious and eating an orange. "It is simply most like black said Senator Cameron still obviously amazed by what Uiey had wit- nessed. Visiting Peking University and Sun Yat Sen University in Canton the group was able to learn more about the training o[ doctors in China. They graduate doctors after a three years' course. If (hey wish to special- ize they go on for two or more years. Those in charge of the courses explained they had been able to ihorten the training by revamp- ng the curriculum and culling out a great deal of duplication. Doctors conducting the acu- puncture anaesthesia were 'very frank and admitted they don't yet fully understand just inw it said the senator, Thai it did work, he was con- vinced after witnessing Die op- erations. The three years of chaos dur- ing the cultural revolution how- ever had left some bad effects as well as having some good ef- fccti in the Cliinese society, he found. The senator had been in China in 190G. On that occasion there had been 50 universities and colleges in Peking, now they have been reduced to 12. The student body at the University of Peking had been reduced from down to Under Chairman Mao's guid- ance an inslilule of forestry had Cyprus minister resgns Travelaire. The Total Travel Trailer. NICOSIA f API Spyros Kyp- rianou re-signed as foreign min- ister of Cyprus today, saying he was forced to quit at the insist- ence of the Greek government. Kyprianou's resignation was a victory for the Greek junta. It sent a virtual ultimatum to Cyp- riot President Makarios three monlhs ago demanding a re- shuffle of the cabinet and the rtmoval of Kyprianou. In a slalomrnl. Kyprianou said that al Thursday's weekly meeting of Ihe council of minis- ters, Makarios "announced his definite decision In reshuffle the govcnimcnl in the first fortnight in June." The preside-ill "also made it i clear the reason for (he rcshuf-' fie of the government is (be in- sistence of the government of Athens, which is primarily aimed al Mir. removal of Ihe un- dersigned from the ministry of foreign affairs." Kyprianou's statemenl added. Athens had demanded that Makarios bring into his govern- ment some of his opponents, in- cluding followers of Gen. George Grivas. Grivas wants union of Cyprus with Greece, a policy that Makarios stren- uously opposes. Grivas has re- turned to Cyprus from Athens and there have been reports he is organizing an underground army. Kyprianou. 40. has been for- eign minister since the island became independent in I960. Informed sources said the Greek junta claimed that in pri- vate coutacls with foreign gov- ernments. Kyprianou charged that Greece and Turkey had agreed to impose a settlement of tlie Cyprus problem against the wihes of the people of Cy- prus. The Greek government has denied the existnece of any se- crel agreement with Turkey for the imposition of a settlement. Thnrn's nn limil lo summer, fall nnd winter fun Trnvnlnirc. (ihniiKO From fivn rrenilinj; "La Tolla" models from Mlccn lo Iwciity-lwo fcot. All liiivc low-profile! rlnsiRn for hollnr lowing safety nnd AH offer lohil luxury [or ynnr-ronnrl use. Firs! Tmvolairo 1he Total Travel Trailer. ll.td.. ln.iSWriil 1 PONDEROSA AUTO TRAILER SALES LTD. 20th SI. and 3rd Avr. S. Priori. 327-2747 COMING TO MONTREAL? Furnished Apartments Richelieu Towers Hotel Apartments 2045 Pod Slrcol (noar de Maisonneuva) A Brand New Building In the Very Heart of the City! Mijflif., hnchHor rtnrl bnrlrnnm. Color 7V, Irry, lironriinom, nir condlllonort, Indoor pool rtnrl unlnrnini. jmmn. pniking, moid nrrvlr.p, tile. Amniicnn accpnlnd. Wntn or pnona. been moved out of Peking fur- i The proup spent three days at (her norlh lo be located near the Canton Export Commodities the forests so the sLudenis could Fair. They also vi.siled the- Ta do practical work. Similarly Chi Rural Commune about is with a college of agriculture1 mile.s up Ihe Pearl Kiver from and a petroleum institute1. However the cultural revolu- tion left a deep impact (in the Peking. Senator Cameron said lie had noted great progress had been made in the six years Chinese sociely lhal will lake since lie la.st visited China. Ho several years lo overcome. Son- [was impressed u'ilh Ihe dedica- alor Cameron tiled as an exam-1 lion and enthusiasm of the pie a shortage of translators Chinese people. clue in part lo the three your nc- i---------------------- riod when learning had come lo a virtual hall. The people of China however are well clad, appear happy and helped make the Canadians' visit an enjoyable one. The group visited factories in Can- ton. Shanghai. Nanking and Pe- king. They visited workers' vil- DKL'NK NOT HKSPONSIDLE U'NEBURG, West Germany (APj A construction worker who admitted killing his wife was acquitted and released from custody because he was intoxicated when he blasted lages, pensioners' homes and 1 her with a shotgun last Septenr major tourist attractions such j ber. The court ruled that Otto as the Forbidden City, the Sum- Luehinann, 39, was no( legally mer Palace and tlie Great. Wall. answerable for the shooting. Ralph's three clubs overpowered Ken's one (R3COK1) Make up your own way to remember your code. 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