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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Monduy, May 29, 1972 THE LEIHBRIDGE HERAID 17 'Twinning' program helps girl TDK ONTO (GJ'> A four year-old girl from I'orl of Sp in) Trinidad, is undergoing an np- cralion free of charge at a To- ronto hospilal because ol (lie "twinning" program which Ins linked Foil of Spain with SI Catharines, Onl., since I'Kil! Two ycai-s ago, David Dnp well, fallier of the gut I ls' was hosl lo a group of students from Brock University in St. Catharines on a field trip to Trinidad. Phil Atteck, vice-president, or [lie Port o[ Spain Twinning As- soclalion, said lhal cveryojic in the two communities lias be- come involved in cxchanRinp services. The operation is an ex- ample of the benefits that can accrue from such exchanges. Each September, he said, about 130 persons and a steel hand from Port of Spain travel to St. Catharines for the Grape and Wine Festival, and are bil- leted in the homes of fit. Cathar- ines iesidenls. In February, about the same number of persons from St. Catharines go to Trinidad to take part in the Port of Spain Carnival. he (linlioncsl if I said NDP leader Lewis doesn't think he will be PM DAVID LEWIS VejjTCvillc or enters Heimels urged lor riders of 10-speed.s CALGARY (CP) A coron- er's jury recommended here that all riders of 10 speed bicycles be required to wear safety helmets The recommendation follow- ed an inquest into the death of Richard Cripps, IB, of Calgary who died from injuries suffered when struck In a semi-trailer truck while riding his bicycle last March. "We recently clocked a per- son coming down a hill at ilcs an hour. It look him about three blocks lo slop." may I vole tesl i I VEGnEVILLE ICP) Law- yer Virgil Moshansku, mayor of Vegreville. was nominated here by acclamation lo be Hie Liberal candidate in Vcgrcvillc constituency in the next federal election. He told (lie gathering of 350 to -100 persons that the turnout represented the largest crowd I the Liberal parly has had in many years in the town of Vcg- rcvillc, populotion, This, he said, is a hopeful sign lor Liberal fortunes in the i rural constituency, currently represented by Conservative i Don Mazankowski. lly STKWAliT Uacl.KOI) OTTAWA (CPI Amour; other things, David Lewis has been accused by political oppo- nents ol being arrogant, self- unrealistic and loo when you go into liis oilicc. with loaded lo bring out these alleged lea- lures, you .simply can't find them. "Do you really think you'll ever be prime minister of Can- The shirt-sleeved New Demo- cratic Parly leader sips coffee from a paper cup, puffs on a borrowed cigarclle, pauses for a moment and says, "I'd be dis honest if J said yes. Frankly, 1 don't suppose I will." Then you go on lo his leader- ship qualilios. and you gel thoughtful tributes to such for- mer party loaders as .1. S. Wouclsworlh. M. J. Coldwell and T. C. Douglas. "I wouldn't for a moment suggest I can [ill their shoes." He'll talk with disarming hon- esty about bis disappointment over the results of the Ontario provincial election, or the prob- lems caused by the Waffle fac- lion within the party. Seldom does he sidetrack AT BEST RELAXED The 02-year-old NDP leader, now 13 months in office, is at lu's best in Ihe relaxed atmos- LEB. Noon to Midnight JUNE 10 iOldtiincr breaks bone. I dies at 107 JIEG1NA (CP) The city's oldefiL known citizen died. Fri- day at 107. ZUichacJ UayiKT died follow- ing complications from a brok- en collar bone suffered May 4 when lie fell Hi liis home The native1 of Beirut who humesleaded in Xorlh Dakota in 189G and moved lo Saskat- chewan four years later, is sur- vived by his wife, 10 daughters, seven SOILS, grandchildren and H great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held loclav. lilicro of his office, where he i can loss oft his coal, pill his feel up on a chair, and lake the lime In [milder queslions, laugh a bit at his own expense, and gener- ally .slum- a side of himself Hie j public seldom sees. When the stocky, parly leader hammers al the podium, on cross-Canada speak- ing tours, his dedication lo so- cial democracy leaves lidle room for levity. When he's an sweriug curt questions on televi- sion, with his cryptic, some- times cutting, replies no one would ever Ihink lhal a chuckle may be bubbling up in the back- ground. Perhaps it's the lough, grey exterior that brings on political allegations of arrogance. "I don't know." he reflects. "The only thing 1 can say is that J certainly (lon'l feel arrogant." Well what about Ihe ollen- j heard suggestion that the NDP is loo self-righteous? THAT SMARTS "Frankly, that one docs irri- talc me a bil, although 1 am not really sure what they mean. Perhaps it's said out of a feel- ing of guilt, since we spend a lot o[ time pointing out injustices. "You know, my colleagues and 1 constantly emphasize the fact that we don't question the sincerity of individual Liberals or simply criticize the collective goals and collective Ihrusls of their poli- cies. don't know .self-1 righteous about this." Mr, Lewis obviously loves his job, and if recent opinion poll don'! indicate any upward surges in popular parly support, j you'd never delect it from his buoyancy. "Some are even srvintf we'll I loose Skeena (a British Colum-1 bia Nuts." i "It wouldn't be creditable for me to go around saying that we are going to form the next gov- ernment. But I think we will make substantial progress." DELICATE SUBJECT One of the most delicate sub- jects for any politician concerns his press criti- cifiin sounds like a Bui the NDP leader, pressed about some of the frustrations of office, said he sometimes fell frustrated by the fact lhal "most, if not all Ihe media, are unsympalhulic toward the NDP." "I recognize (he fact that we are a third party, and that full coverage has to be given the government and the official Op- position, which is the traditional alternative, but I do sometimes find it frustrating that my trav- els seldom get national lion." lie laughed when he .said that some of the people who decide on Ihe type of headline he will gel, also are the pi-nplt who wrile editorials why ilio XDP leader is noi head- lines. If news coverage is a frustra- tion, v.hal has been one ol tho pleasant surprises of the job? "Probably the way in which I, as an easterner and an urban lawyer, have been able lo de- v e I o p extremely comfortable communiealions with rural farm people. And there has been a very real and warm re- ception from within the parly generally." But isn't it di.scouraging that alter aM ilje.se years of trying, a socialist party still has not made a massive breakthrough into Parliament. "Not discouraging. It's al- ways disappointing when wo don't elect more members, but I think our presence has been ol immense value, and our contri- bution to the welfare of Canadi- ans is away out of proportion to the numbers elected." No, he didn't resent the gov- ernment adopting NDP policies and gelling credit for tliem. "They can slcal our pants, I just don't like it when they rip I them to bhreds." In a two-hour conversalion 11 ere was only one question Mr. Lewis declined to answer di- rcclly. What happens to his leadership if he returns after the next cleelion wilh fewer than the present 25 members? "It's hypothetical and I can't answer il. We expect to gain seals." "And someday (here will be an NDP prime minister in Can- ada." Treaty regulates traffic between East, West Germany ATTACK! AD MAN SPEAKS OUf In Wcekond Magazine ihis Saturday, a retired adverlKing executive questions advertis- ing's rolo as a purveyor of Irulh, COOL ITl Margo Oliver serves up greal recipes (or re- freshing drinks, and shows what Ihcy look like. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE EAST BERLIN (Renter) East and West Germany have signed their first interstate treaty wliich regulates traffic across Ihe heavily-guarded bor- der. Simultaneously, both sides said negotiations on a basic over-all treaty normali7.ing rela- two decades of sus- p i r i o n and begin June 15. The new treaty and the one to come mark important stages in a complicated pattern of East- West negotiations laying Hie groundwork lo an all-European security conference. The p o v e r n- menl has been pressing for talks on a treaty to follow two other recent 1 Four-Power Berlin agreement and the traffic treaty. The traffic treaty is the first lone between the two Germany.-, considered valid until inlerna- lional law and represents the- first legal recognition by Bonn ol the East German state. It regulates road, rail, canal and sea transport between tUe two stales, and provides signifi- cant improvements for canal and river shipping. East Germany also commit itself, in a letter accompanying Ihe treaty, to facilitate travel between the two states ''beyond (he extent customary up (o now.1' In Munich, the Soviet ambas- sador lo Bonn. Valentin Falin, said Moscow would nol object to negotiations between East, and West Germany on reunifying their divided nation, it was re- j ported Friday. ]t was one of the first publicly recorded instances in which a Soviet official has expressed ap- proval of such talks. Falin (old a group of Social Democratic Party members Thursday night that the Bonn- Mcscow non aggression pad had produced a new climate ol trust between the two countries. 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The father of two, paralysed from Ihe waist down and con- I fined lo a wheel chair, sued the cily for J3.5 million, claiming he missed the pole because the firehouse was inadequately j lighted. 1 Amaro, who was a fireman for 12 years, spent, seven months in I lie hospilal u-ilh fractures of three vcrlabrac 0 The city said it would appeal the verdict. wife te al lop of class ORLEANS. La. (AD Stanley Carson and Ins wife Bonita are graduating together j today from Tulanc Mixlical School, and he is lops in Ihe class and she is second. ''1 Ihink our years in medical schools were easier on Stan and I than they may have been on some o( our Mrs. Carson said. "We always had someone to sl-.idy with. .in'.! 'join" so tomed lo each oilier, we were able lo do Ihis very she said. She also receives an award today for having the top third- year grade average while he will get the award for leading in the fourlh year. Each will re- ceive three other awards. 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