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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD TWday, May 24, 1973 Fresh in Norway By ROLAND HUNTFORD London Observer After months of wrangling. Norway has finally obtained a free trade agreement the European Economic Com- munity. But the signing Ma.v 14 was by no means the end of the road On the contrary, e-eiything suggests that it is meieh a punctuation in a long bitter domestic fight to achieve full membership. The next stage be the Norwegian gen- eral electiov on September 9 The drama for tne Isor- wegians are a dramatic peo- ple began last Septembei, i! a popular icfeieii- dum, EEC membeiship was icjcitcd a small Ihe Common Maiket caugl t unauares toi> membership s al eacrv been negotiated Noiwcgian entry uas taken ajicad as a matter of cou'w? Alone among the four ao- phcai s spuuied en- tn, and Bntam Dciunaik Iie'ard ions'1 EuiXtoe on 1 January this jear it Within %orva% the corse- quences been piofound. The p'0-EEC Laoor DON'T FORGET THE ARABIAN HORSE SHOW Lethb-idge Exhibition Pavilion May 26fh and 27fh 1 p.m. 7 30 p.m. each day Admission ADULTS SI.50 CHILDREN 50c einmeit, u.idu Pume Mm- i LI biatteli le- ed tno the e v (.urn to ba si cceoded bv an imedsA coaUion ot the C n ix. uy bord is op sitioi to (he Common d that the anti-EEC is'.uo has the claiion cill of a stuintje alliance een na louahbm and tne CNtieme left Tre Labor Psitv has been threatened bv a left wing re- v ok on tne ibsus 4n attempt was nude to pack the nom- i" itioijj foi the parhamen arv elections with anti EEC At the recent Norwegian frraes union congiess, tnere waj> a move afoot to unseat tre p o-LEC leaoeishio Both attempts failed, but a movement been launch- ed, appealing to the Labor Part) the ttade unions and (he Coirrpurists to keep oat of the Common Maiket at any puce It wiH Itai1 tno eeneial election on lhat platfoim Declaration I 'I and other activ ities been msoired by tne fia-A declaration by EEC EJ porters tnat desoite the referendum they piopose to continue working for Norwe- gian entij Ti e atn e Party, winch, with 29 out of 150 fc-xks, is the largest pailia- nicntary gioupmg aftei tie Puiiv with its 73 teats, lias announced this as i s platform The Nonvegian Fedeiation of Industries the Confede- ation of shipp i n g a J business leadeis general- Iv still full membei- snip More mutedly un- ion leadership also gives inti- mations in the same duec- tion Even as the free tiade agi cement was being pre- pared for signature, is- faction with its terms was be- unequivoeallv v o i c ed Business and industry said tnat vital excorts (notab'v aluminum and paper) would be badh hit Eurooean tariff banieis and quotas But the deepest concern was expressed over the cius'O" of Norwav from various foims of EEC co- ooeraUon Noiwav, it is said, has chosen isolation The opponents would not disagree Thev vould appeal to spurn outside influences av for the ans' is almost literally then motto The left sees Euro- pean can taLsm preventing the establishment ot a So ciahst ulopia in Norway; cons-ii vauonibis beheve that isolation is the only way of the back-to-nature life wluch they have adopted as their ideal They are all, however, faceu wun oiii mescapaole iact public opmon has swung against them. In the leieiendum in Sep- te'tibei, o2 pel voied no" and 48 per cent "yes Si ce Aovemoer, there nas been a consistent majority for Ue ayes according to a reg- ular opmion poll. The latest iigiiie has 51 per ceiu in favor of joining the EEC to 43 pei cent against. Speeches Something m the tone of political speeches would sug- gest that tins lias not been without effect on the minor- it) anti EEC Government, under the Christian Demo- ciatic Pume Minister, Lars Konold Irdeed, it is whispered that ceioun iiKiiuers ot Mr. Kor- i old s Cabinet are now secret- lv in favor of EEC member- iiHP And Guttorm Hansen, a fo-mer Labor mirister, said that Norway is now m a for- egn political vacuum" al- most ES the trade agree- ment was being sigred Enter Sunshine an (First contest closing date June Win 1 of 250 trips for 2 to the Nassau Beach Hotel via Air Canada. Or lof CCM 5-speed Contests. I To enter pnrrt yoj form or or a p 3 T o e SV fo or or Iheadutirt semcnt a pi ac fv -c) 3 MO ie d t nts na-nesw best ceo tranda1 such manne- is f) i -tare! jt er E CH of fie f for esl cto -12 Ga 50 t ps 6CO t- yc en e onlb s BRITISH C 1 ES ER j r-i t N f til 'tip 0 18 t PS 2JJ tliryc OF QllLBEC 14 tip a '87 AT.AMIC PROVINCES 5 t a- and-1 bey cs Ea h t p prze rons s s o 3 re n p for two Ar Canada I by Ar Canada to Nas au 6 n i n- at the Nassau uo re yd rq b eit and dnner-V A Trp wm rs r- ovu tr- t an oortatron to and fro-) t i h nps n and from the c I a rnor e-nrc-1 r Canada irDi nu t be e Of o e pp cw to accept a 1 pa sport' vacc nat on e On y orx- t p pr i r> the fiv> cortpsts w bp must js dect-no suhs tut PL ASE CiPCuE Ttli CO1! tiT NO >C I No 1 No 2 No 3 UNE 17) ID 73 JJ i j No 4 No JULY 1 J CTED EHTSHT OH3E1! 10 Silt IT us nc fjuraion ar u> i FINAL CONTEST CLOSING DATE JULY 27 1973 CUT OUT ALONG DOTTED LINE CLOSING DATES JUNE JUNE JUNE JULY JULY JLI may be able to love some big-beaked babies, but CS lhat doesn't apply to this bird. Mother and child are brown pelicans, and there is enough concern for them among human types that an effort is being made to save them from becoming extinct. They have been put on the Interior Department's list of "Rare and Endangered Species." Most survivors are found in Florida) where this little family was photographed at St. Petersburg. There are and fewer babv brown pelicans such as junior, left, partly because of human carelessness. Rust} nook, right, was left in a beak by a fisherman. Mac over o HERSCHEL ISLAND YT (CP) Bob MacKcnzie quit civihzalion two jcars ago to watch an airrobt foi got- ten monument to 19th century whalers. On this isiaud m the Beau- fort Sea, hundicds of miles rorth of the Arctic Circle Mr MacKenzie ard his EShmo wife and daughter aie alout as far as thej can get fiom urban life Thev with the of long-dead wraicis Trc'r nsaa-est aie miles sled across the ban en waste- land "We wanted isolation and theie is nowhere in the wo Id as isolated as this said tno 32-3 e a r-o 1 d fo-n d s In raoio bioadcastei pilot Educated in Saskatchewan and former'y a memnei cf the Rojal ilr MacKenzie his family here after quitting a career as a flyer with j northern air WIFE HVTEO CIU It vi as a question or eitl continuing to fly or lo uig n he said 'My vifc to get away f'om city but my v rs pi event ing me from going I never enjo} ed city life much anyway, so it wasn t a difficult decision to make Home now is an o'd barracks, built about 1900 Air MacKcnzic hit, wife Ehzabeth ard their three- year-old daughter Mary Mar- garet live there with Mrs MacKenzie's father. James Kowam, 79 A frequent visitor is Jonas Mevook Eskimo who has lived on the island off ard on for 40 j ears Mr MacKenzie speaks the Eskimo language fluently and at one time was an Eskimo translator for the federal gov- ernment in Ottawa Much of his time now is spent on his tiaplmcs whicn extend 30 miles over the bai- ren, treeless landscape He doesn't like to discuss how much money he makes fiom trapping, but Eskimos who know him will tell vou it isn t much ENJOYS SOLITUDE Why did he choose Herschcl Island? "Because of lomole- he said "Because ot the solitary beauty, and be- cause of tli0 mtercultural ex- change that took place before the turn of the ccn- idi- The exchange occuned m 13J9 vu en San F i a n c i s c o whaleis began using Pauline on Ue islands southein as a ear round nase lot Aiclic Tie cove offcrevi piotection from the movement of ice d 'inth vvind1- and a pc man.. L sutlcirent soon took foim on t 2 haiD3-s eage is i the population n n x-ea fbc'it "OT cf c ijjtairb f'-om as rs 31 ships cieatcl the fust social set m the Arct'c Citw merrosis formed their tppaaical Crcaps to 'e a ihn lei sans is that a p aque vll be erected at the site It does not mean the is- laiivl 1 "3 been placed off lim- its to aticn companies Lien if oil companies vow to pictect tlv enviicmnent as a condition of working here, ean 3011 imagine what would Lccom" cf Pauline e if 200 oil woikers weie to set up a heie7 Mr Mac- Kenzie PskeJ In no time, thcieo Le nothing left CHEAP MEAT SOURCE HALIFAX Dr. David i E So' gcant an authority on maune marnrrais, iccommends that whaling be encouraged to provide a souice of cheap meat in Eastern Canada Speaking to a meeting of biologists in Hali- fax he said about 500 fin whales could be caught off eastern Can- ada for a yield of tons of meat while fully utilized, 150000 joung harp seals would produce about tons of meat for human consumption. callb is one o nine wooden buddings ic- mairang fiom the old whaling aays Among the other struc- tures aie the old Pacific Whaling Co office and a bil- l.aid hall Warehouses and mission building' aie also scattered along the fi shoreline Oi a 1 illside coveted in snow aie 40 giaves staik re- minders of tho hostile ArcUc Half of them aie Eskimo Mi MacKenzie thinks it is impo lant to tho buildings and giavc sites .it Pauline He and his Amencan pliysi- fist fiiend Nick Cooper, who f1 equently visits the island to conduct ice studies, want to set up a Herschel Island his- torical society The society would aim to preserve the settlement here and its social and natural his- tory Chicfion, federal min- istci of Indian affairs and northern development, in De- ;