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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta World Revolt Maos Meat CHAIRMAN MAO West Allies Leadership Vacuum Seen By HAROLD MORRISON Canadian Press Staff Writer The NATO ministerial conference to take place In Rome next week raises the question of what value it may have in terms of President Nixons Western A recurring issue is consultation among the NATO partners and more American con sultation with its Western allies before taking major steps that could involve the affiance or affect the well being of the individual Nixons sudden extension of the Vietnam war into Cambodia apparently was decided without NATO con sultation or without any advance notice to NATO part It may be argued in Washington that Cambodia has nothing todo with Europe and in any case con sultations merely slow the decisionmaking process without obtaining more or less support from From the European side it might also be stated that if Nixon had sought the advice of his he might have been urged against a spread of the Indo china war with its exhausting costs and uncertain con Existing Gap Widens Nixons preoccupation with a war which he cannot hope to win without massive use of to widen the existing gap between Ore United States and In trying to defend his decision in Nixon not only has deepened the governments rupture with antiwar but has been forced into a battle with the The Indochina war is seen in Europe as a major contributing factor in the current American economic While Nixon pours money into he i cannot afford to increase funds for urgent social pro i jects at And because of tile various political and social he cannot afford to make a frontal attack on Tend To Pyramid All these problems tend to The current economic as reflected by Wall has its shadow over European stock Tha growth of demands for protectionism also tends to shake the allies after the is still the worlds biggest i The worry in some parts of Europe is that the weight of internal and external pressures may cor rode Nixons power as an Atlantic He al ready has publicly that his major aim is to en sure that he does not become the first president to preside over an American Undoubtedly lie had Indochina in i He may have given less attention to the pos libilily that a sharp contraction in the American econ caused partly by his desire to maintain personal westige in the jungles of could bring the dan jcr of deep recession lo the more traditional jarlncrs who tlren may be forced lo look elsewhere for pittance and The Lethbridge Herald HIGH FORECAST SUNDAY 80 Serving South Alberta and Southeastern Price 15 Cents LXIII 136 MAY 1970 FOUR SECTIONS 76 PAGES TOKYO AP Mao Tsetung has fought a hun dred but at 76 his apocalyptic vision of the world is He surveys its violence and rev olution and is In a rare 700word statement distributed by Pe kings New China news agency Chinese com munisms leader spoke out on international issues for the first time since April when he express ed support for American Mao invokes the Vietnam the interven tion in the raging flames of tte revolu tionary mass movement in the United Jap anese the revolutionary struggles of the Arabs and the peoples of North Europe and he are developing Then he says The danger of a new world war still exists and the people of all countries must get But revolution is the main trend in the world This is Maos He reacts1 to it like a war This nearecstasy in the worlds most famous sur viving revolutionary has been kindled by the events in Cambodia and the killings and mass dem onstrations in the United Doim His Alley The Cambodian crisis was made for When the Cambodian parliament booted Prince Norodom Si hanouk out of his job March Mao had a Mao adopted him as his Sihanouk made common cause with the Commun ists of North Laos and South The Russians were caught Mao emerged as leader of Asian Moscow has not yet caught which looks like a huge mon is in essence a paper now in the throes of its deathbed Mao This is a well worn For a paper the American monster is a long time adying Mao predicted its last gasp 30 years Mao unveils no new advances no His only on fighting A weak na tion can defeat a a small nation defeat a Israel New Agreement Signed Masses Troops Seek Revenge From APKeuters Israel is massing troops and tanks on the Lebanese border to prepare more reprisals for the guerrilla ambush of an Israeli school official sources said They said the reops were po sitioned on the eastern and cen tral sectors of the 50mile fron tier and that Israeli tanks were grouping north of Acre on the Mediterranean coast 12 miles south of the Eight children and three adults were killed Friday when Arab guerrillas fired three ba zooka shells into the school bus near the Lebanese Twentytwo other persons were One of the a 20 yearold died in Tel Aviv bringing the death toll to Within half an hour after the military communiques issued in Beirut said the Israelis opened fire on four Lebanese border Israeli warplanes also went into action all along the 20 LEBANESE KILLED Lebanese officials said 20 per sons were killed and 40 wounded in the reprisal raids and that 80 houses were The Lebanese government braced for more trouble Hundreds of civilians in towns that were shelled piled their be longings aboard taxis and donkeys and fled their Many complained of lack of adequate shelters or means of One man brandished a First World War rifle and a few bullets and said This is all I had to defend Lebanese Ambassador Ed ouard Ghorra said in a letter to the United Nations that we de plore the loss of life in the at tack on the But he added that Lebanon did not know who did it and could not be held re EXPRESSES SHOCK The state department called for condemnation of the attack by the world commun but also expressed shock at Israels reprisal Britain called the ambush a cruel act of terrorism and said it would raise the issue at me In New eight men en tered the office of the Palestine Liberation Movement and beat an official of the Sadat A woman in the office said they ransanked six Hasan was reported in satisfactory A short while six men entered the office of the Action Committee on ArabAmerican Relations and beat an official and another man City Strike Is Over SHIELDED FROM SUN Israeli policeman shades wounded childVface from sun prior to evacuation from Israelitebanese border region to a Child was among those on school bus that was ambushed while en route to a border military command said Arab guerrillas had fired bazookas and small arms at the Twelve Israelis were eight of them We Saw It Coming Declares Trudeau Hes out of town From APReuters SINGAPORE CP Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada left for Hong Kong today after a visit to Singapore in the course of an Asian and Pacific Before his he held a news conference in which he said Canada noticed a few months ago that the Viet Cong were intensifying their infiltra tion Cambodia and asked other members of the Interna tional Control Commission to take note of the We saw it Trudeau but he said that nei ther the super powers nor other members of the and any encourage ment at the time for any kind of Of President Nixons decision to send American troops into the prime minister told the news conference By no means do we think the American decision was unpro Trudeau also said the ICC had been useful in the first 10 years after the 1954 Geneva confer ence but is now nearly use He said there is no point in reconvening as the recent AsiaPacific conference in Jak arta unless the super powers make their mili tary and political objectives The prime ministers stop in Hong Kong is not classified as an official visit and he told re he has no political en gagements He will fly to Japan Monday to visit the Osaka world fair Expo complete a tour which also included visits lo New Zealand and Ma As Trudeau left the Canadian high commission here announced that Sinyjprn had agreed lo buy five de Havil land Otter aircraft from Can The planes are shorttakeoff aircraft which can be used for cargo or passenger Flu Kills 300 JAKARTA AP As many as 300 persons have died in a flu epidemic sweeping remote islands in the southeast Moluc cas group in the last few the official Antara news agen cy reported Western Troops Cursed BERLIN AP The West ern Allies paraded in West Ber lin today behind a shield of po lice who lield off antiwar dem Hundreds of students and youths yelled Mao Tsetung played the Commun ist the over loudspeakers and cursed and shouted as British and French troops paraded to mark tire 25th anniversary of the end of the Second World The Allied military bands and the applause of Hie populace were drowned out in the vicinity of the Technical University wliere tire protesters A huge poster of Red Chinas fluttered across the universitys main The word pigs was scrawled on With police out numbered the or so Allied troops who marched up the broad 17th of June named after an East German uprising against Communist rule in parade itself was free of major incidents of al though firecrack and paint bags fell on the boulevard as soldiers on foot and aboard jeeps and tanks passed But at Hie police used clubs and tear gas to clear a square where dissidents blocked the departure of honored MANY ARRESTED Many demonstrators were re ported Injured in demonslrators and Only the massive buildup of police forces prevented radical groups from carrying out the parade disruptions they had an Although the in MB parade were the main targets of the French and Brit ish troops also were roundly It was the worst disruption of the annual parade which in re cent years has carried Ihe name Allied Aimed Forces Cambodia Plans Martial Law The city strike Agreements have been signed by the city and the Canadian Union of Public Em Local 70 and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Local 254 Lethbridge The agreements end a strike outside city workers and 28 city employed electrical Nap CUPE said the union and city negotiation committees signed an agreement late Friday calling for a 10 per cent wage increase retroactive to 1 and another wage increase of per cent RETURN MONDAY The increases will bring the basic laborer pay rate for CUPE members to an The agreement also in cludes 91 inside city members of Local The IBEW calls for a 14cent per hour increase to an hourretroactive to 1 and May The agreement is the same as a conciliation commissioners award recommended April The city refused to ratify the sticking to a memorandum of agreement signed by city and union offi cials The 215 outside workers and 28 electrical workers affected by the strike will be back to work Monday Milroy said the city wouldnt move to make changes in the fringe benefits called for by but some concessions had been A study committee from all unions connected with the city will be formed and a report with recommend a 11 o n s for changes in fringe benefits for union members will be given to tity he Chatnges can take place dur ing the time this agreement is in Mayor Andy Anderson said this morning he was pleased the strike action was No one wins in a he and I hope now the dif ferences are we can all got together for the benefit of the Seen and Heard ABOUT TOWN T act done by George Watson when he nearly lost his footing after being bussed on the cheek by retiring teacher Edna Boyle at the teachers retire m e n t dinner Dorothy MacPher son and Bill Cousins making their singing debut and Gor don Hopkins wondering when they were to appear at the Yates From APReulers SAIGON CP South Viet namese farces launched a two prraiged thrust a major rubber plantation in eastern today about the same time Cambodian Premier Lon Nol announced that martial law would be declared throughout the country beginning June About South Vietnam ese troops and hundreds of tanks and armored personnel carriers pushed northward to wards the 70squaremile Chup the biggest in Indo to smash a crack Viet Cong regiment said to be oper ating The plantation is east of Kam pong Cambodias third largest and Do Cao commander of the South Vietnamese said intelligence reports indicated that most of the 272nd Regtaent of the Viet Cong 9th Division was on the The South Vietnamese force had advanced by midafternoon today to within 12 miles of Kampong about 35 miles from the CambodianVietnam ese border arid 50 miles north east of Phnom ADVISERSPULL OUT advisers were reported to have pulled out of the operation before the Vietnamese crossed the limit of Cambodian penetration set for American troops by President Cambodian with sup port from the South Vietnamese air were reported last Sunday to have regained control of strategicallylocated Kam pong although strong North Vietnamese forceswere still reported in the In Phnom Penh Pre mier Nol in a radio broadcast said he was proclaiming martial law June 1 to back up existing laws to strengthen national se curity and give ths new govern ment added powers to deal with Rumor CP mier Harry Strom has denied rumors be will not lead the Al berta Social Credit Party in the next general In an interview he said it was the most ridicu lous story I have ever Radio Station CFAC in Cal gary said earlier Friday a re liable source had said Strom received a lucrative offer from a major resource company in Alberta and would resign his That really baffles I have not had anybody talk to me and there have been no sug gestions of In MIA John Lainderypu said the rumor is the craziest one Ive heard in my 35 political SOVIET ARMS IN CUBA This released Friday night by Miami television station shows Cuban prime minister Fidel Castro back to camera with presi dent Osvaldo watching ground to ground Soviet missiles which report edly have capability lo hit W1VJ said the picture was taken from a Spain ish magraine which smuggled it to Spain via Another Russianbuilt jet fixing ever a secret air bets In ;