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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta I nE. nEnnbv On the flight to Egypt NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA PURCHASES PAINTING Canada buys old art OTTAWA Tourists' guide books were sketchy and travelogues almost unknown in the and when an artist wanted to paint a Biblical scene he painted fanciful pictures based on what he knew. So it is that a 17th- century painting recently acquired by the National Gallery of Canada shows Joseph and the Christ Child resting in an Italian setting on their flight from Bethlehem into Egypt. The one of four old paintings and sculptures the gallery bought at undisclosed is by Pierre Patel the a French artist who died in 1676. The 10-by-13-inch oil painting on a piece of copper is dated 1662. Patel spent much of his career in and when he painted landscape with Rest on the Flight to Egypt on his return to he pictured the landscape of Italy as he remembered rather than the landscape of Palestine or he never saw. The painting now hanging in the gallery's European collection shows the Holy Family and their donkey seated beneath Ro- man columns and a triumphal overgrown with ivy and other clinging plants. In the background there are what look like cows and attendant herdsmen by a brook and a almost mountainous landscape stretching into the distance. Another of the gallery's purchases is The Martyrdom of St. painted in 1628 by the French master Nicolas Poussin. It is a version of Poussin's most important 'church an altar piece for St. Peter's in bought by Pope Urban VIII The third new gallery work is Cornelis Poelenburgh's painting in oil on copper. Communist party on election trail TORONTO William leader of the Communist Party of starts his national election campaign a modest nine-day seven-city tour to drum up support lor the which hasn't elected a candidate to the Commons since 1945. Mr. Kashtan said in a Wednesday interview the party has nominated candidates in 55 ridings and hopes to have at least 67 standard-bearers in the July 8 election. He said his short campaign which will take him to Edmon- Winnipeg and Thunder between now and June will be repeated once before election day. The Communist leader re- fused to predict whether his party will win any seats July 8. don't want to speculate... to say how many we will elect or how many we won't elect. We will measure the results of this campaign by the political objectives which we have which is to elect a large progressive including he said. He said the party sees a shift to the right developing in Canadian a shift he says is dangerous to the people. SUBSIDIES NEEDED Mr. Kashtan outlined the party's economic which calls for government subsidies to allow a 25-per- cent reduction in the price of clothing and fuel. In he said he would like to see a basic old-age pen- sion of a payable at age 60 and a basic minimum wage of an hour. These he fcvill protect the consumer and the dollar against in- flationary trends caused by want to chart a new course of Canada.... and ad- vance a number of issues which we think are of vital concern for the Canadian He said the Liberals and Conservatives are following courses laid out by corporations and unless they Canadian people think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS This NHL goalie was named most valuable player of the playoffs as his team captured the Stanley Cup. What is hie name and the name of bis HOW DO YOU tl to 100 pointi TOP 81 to 90 Eicdtont. 71 to 80 Good. 61 to 70 GO or FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION What do you think explains the decline In unem- ployment during the past 7 YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 In a runoff Francois Valery was chosen to succeed the late Georges Pompidou as Presi- dent of France. 2 set off its first nuclear becoming the world's sixth nuclear power. a-Australia b-India c-Japan 3 GoughWhitlamisthe leader of Australia's.. Party. a-Liberal b-Labor c-Country 4 The leaders of the Canadian Labor Congress said they would support the wage and price freeze proposed by federal Progressive Conservatives. 5 The won the 974 World Hockey Associa- tion championship. a-Houston Aeros b-Cbicago Cougars c-Winnipeg Jets PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. 1.....chaos a-to enclose completely 2.....chicanery b-artful deception 3.....chenille c-flat paper container 4.....envelop d-a kind of fabric 5.....envelope e-utter confusion PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for names that you can correctly match with the clues. 1.....Herb Gray 2.....Dr. Donald Coggan 3.....John Munro 4.....Marcel Cadieux 5.....Marc Lalonde a-Health Minister b-Consumer Affairs Minister c-Labor Minister ambassador to the U.S. e-named new Arch- bishop of Canterbury will continue to suffer many Mr. Kashtan rejected Con- servative Leader Robert- Stanfield's proposal for wage and price controls to curb in- flation. He said controls will serve to maintain because while wages are profits won't be frozen. Stanfield does not say what is a just he thinks profits should continue to the Mr. Kashtan said. He blamed monopolistic defence- oriented budgets and profiteering for world inflation. He said some politicians are trying to nurse a backlash against organized labor by blaming unions for inflation. That was untrue. The unions had a right to try and keep up with rising costs. On the campaign Mr. Kashtan estimates the party will spend about most of it collected from party members. He said the party is taking on some high-powered including Energy Minister Donald Macdonald in Toronto-Rosedale and External Affairs Minister Mitchell Sharp in Toronto- but campaign just as hard in every STUDENTS Save This Pract'ce Valuable Reference Material for Exams. 527-74____________________________ ANSWERS ON REVERsFpAGE Inc. 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