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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 40 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Wsdneiday, Nivember 1, 1972---------------------------------- New set foreign policy dilemmas facing Russia mates of Soviet armed strength along the border witli China put it at 41) divisions, some of them By ANDKEIV H'.M-I.Krt Tlie tin-eat of a nuclear duel with Ihe United States has re- MOSCOW ntcnlcr) 1 ne dc- j thollgh no, clisilppCared, cision of Cluna ar.rl Japmi to [ix.einj, MOSCOW'S hand lo con- mtiuil there from Europe, establish diplomatic relations centralc lllore 011 ils iu j Chinese MIUI-UC., i.grea this csti- the east. j male is approximately right, This effect of the arms limila- but hesitate lo name any fig- confronts Hie Soviet leadership v, ilh a new set of foreign policy dilemmas. Mo.scuiv i.s (o everything that happens near i's Tar Eastern burders, fov it is ihere that it faces the risk o[ its biltci- rivalry wilh Peking flar- ing aytdn into armed conflict. Russia and China share one of the longest frontiers in the iiun accords signed last May by President Nixon and Communist party chief Leonid Brczlmev is undeniable, although Soviet c o m m e n I a tors reject any 1VA.VT JAl'A-VS HELP It can be no accident that the Soviet Union, which has huge under-inhabited and uncxuloited suggestion that Iliis was the aim tracts of Siboi'in lying close to of the agreements. China, is the only major country Relaxation in Europe, under-; in ille world trying to increase Moscow hopes for I'C'lp in opening up Uie Eorict i pinned by the whole catalogue world, and so long as tlie situa-1 of tr e a t i e s and agreements tion there ii unbilled. Soviet ivhieh IVcsl Germany has con- leaders cannot afford lo ignore j eluded wilh its Communist. Far East.Vhich is'rich in lim- its possible implications in their j neighbors, has had the same ef- bur copper natural gas and n dealings with other stales, in-1 Feet. nost of valuable resources. eluding Japan.___________ Latest Western press esli-. Japan does not want lo antag- or.izc Cluna by appearing to i build up Soviet economic strength along its northern flank but, by the same token, Russia mil be antagonized if Peking's j influence outweighs its own in Tokyo. Tha Kremlin's public attitude j to the establishment of Suio- j Japanese relations is thai nor- malization is a good thing as j long as it is not directed against third parties. This is the same (line as Moscow took after Mxon went to Peking. With negotiations forthcoming Rhinoceros party leader delighted with result MONTREAL Rob- ert Bernier, chief organizer of the Rhinoceros party, said Monday night he is delighted Trith the election results be- cause the Canadian people nave once again elected 26J rhinoceros to Parliament. "J say that because a'J members of Parliament are riiinoceros whether they are cJnscious of it or Mr. Bernier said. The party, founded in 19G4 and dedicated to ridiculing there will be another election very soon and we will have some more fun. "Only the next time I'm sure we will elect a conscious rhinoceros. As a matter of fact we're starting our "est campaign tomorrow.'' KICKING DtMCWSTRATION Roy Allen of Gab, Ont., displays the art of purling a football fcr some youngsters. Mr. Allen, who says he's over 50 and closer Jo 75 than you might think, wound up looking ai though he had been knocked down by an onrushing lineman. Ha proved that you are only ai old as you feel, or vice versa. Zone meeiing i NATAL (HNS) East Kootenay zone convention of the Royal Canadian Legion was i lo chide Japan if it feels Tokyo I is in danger of drawing too i close to Peking. Officials here have also let It be known that they are pre- pared to discuss the thorniest i m ri 1M -o i he'd recently at Golden. B.C. question of all with Japaii-the traditional parUes fielded i2 I Membcrs representing Michel four islands in the -southern Ku- in the election and j Xata, _ Bnfnch 8, taken over by Russia at the two day convention consist- the end of the Second World ed of Robert Martin, president; i War and still claimed by Tokyo. Slickey JIaniu'on, secretary; j The Kremlin is thought to James Grocutt and Fred Yenzi.! fear thai any concessions to Ten branches to the H o y a 11 Japan on Uiis point could rein- Canadian Legion are function-; force Cluncse arguments for ing in the East Kootenay which concessions in the protracted was well reoriented at the j Si no-Soviet border talks iu Pe- znne convention. King. managed to win a total of ibout voles. "A tremendous gain in pop- ular support if you compare it to the votes we got oil 1968." Mr. Bernier said. "We're also veiy happy that it will lie a minority gov- ernment because that means have to concentrate on what you're doing Parachuting biggest game" in world By BOB BLAKELEY Siincoe Reformer S1MCOE, Ont. (CP) Ex- perienced sport parachutists describe parachuting as "ihe biggest head game, in Ihe world." They say you have lo con- centrate on v.hat you are doing. Tf you let ;.mir Irady do what it wants to do yon may get hart or it may prove fatal. Vic Borghese demands that his studenls learning the sport have at least six hours of ground school training prior to their first jump. He teaches part of the course at his home In Guelph and part at the Simcoe airport. Mr. Borghese, who began parachuting 10 year ago, won't allow a student to jump unless the beginner has at- oears Is your battery dying? Seats EXTRA DUTY You need a new battery when: Lights dim when engine idles Specific gravity varies 50 pis. Directional signals flash faster or slower Battery needs waier often Headlights brighten as engine speed increases SAVE 5.99 SALE tamed a mark of 90 per cent in the ground school. The course is intensive and de- signed to make the mind and muscles work. The lessons include a bit of historical background. The first parachute was designed bv Leonardo da Vinci in the 10th century. The design hasn't changed much to the present. The first jump didn't come until much later when the Frnch decided the invention had possibilities. It took the necessity bom of two world wars to bring parachutes into their own. LACKED CONTROL The first militarv para- chutes had no modifications. There was little control and they were almost impossible to steer. The jumper was at Ihe mercy of the wind- pushed around, landing some- times In trees, among wires or on church steeples. Now all military surplus parachutes have a hole at the top called an apex. The apex allows some air to escape, de- creasing the sway of the juniper. The hole is made by cutting away material. Today the jumper is able to control his forward speed and where he wants to land by the use of wooden toggles at- tached lo risers. A pull on a riser wil' result in a turn. For the first few limes the jump master spots the exit point and tells the student where lo get out. On the word "ready" Uie juniper gets out of the airplane, feet on the outside step, hands on tho wing strut and head back. On the command "go" tho Jumper propels himself away from the plane at an angle and the static line opens the parachute in three seconds. In case of failure there is a re- serve rip cord. The first time the Jumper leaves Ihe airplane at feet. After the main parachute has opened he looks up to see if there is any malfunction, makes a complete turn to get the feel of the equipment and then fastens his eyes on groisid control. The parachute has a For- ward speed of five miles an hour, if there is a wincY speed of 10 m.p.h., providing the comnlete ride is with the wind. Ground control judges the wind and parachute speed and has the student either back into the wind, decreasing for- ward sqeed, or face the wind, increasing forward speed. The .'.mbination results in a steady rate of descent, land- ing the jumper at or near the drop zone. The student Is taught to roll In the direction he Is travel- ling when he touches the ground. In this way he avoids injuries. But If it Is dom wrong sprained ankles or bro- ken hones may result. The theory of the procedure Is taught in a three-hour talk session at Guelph and three hours at the drop zone. Once the theory is mastered the student is ready for his first jump. For me that first jump was the most beautiful, fantastic and moving experi- ence of my life. Little black box closer in securities industry 4V2 YEARS I' FREE REPLACEMENT WITHIN 18 MONTHS lai'i !a aicspl or Moll a ufitfer (e'nj in our guaranlea Ses sa'escan 'o: deliils. EX. INSTALLED Reg. lo Ex. installed Thin mean more acid ond bigger plates inside: and ihaf means more power and longer life. And i hey 're five times stronger than rubber cass Available fcr most Gen- eral Motors, Ford, Chrysler and American Mo'Crs SIMPSONS-SEARS HOME OF THE DIE-HARD Heavy Duty All Season Motor Oil Booster Cables Reg. S4.98. Sain 1.99 Reg. 79c quart. Sola qt. b-Meels or exceeds new cor warranty re- quirements. Allitale oil (.1 made in Cnnodu by a mojor oil company. H-8 foot emergency of 6 ficiuqe pure copper. pushing or towing 200 amp. clip. All-Weather Windshield Washer Anti-Freeze 160 fluid ounces. Allstate Rebuilt Engines off (jucranleerf for 90 or mifei. If above cjiem- bliei bought with head, guarantee li extended lo 24 months or miles. Why foca expensive repair bllli on an old engine ihot'i on ill lait legi? Simpions-Sean com pi enfllnai wilh or without neodj remonufocfurod with mony now parts to exacting tolerance. Simpsons-Sours you gel ihn lincil guaranleo Mtlifacllon or monty nlundtd und frog dolivory profacn you awry Inch el Uil wiy SERVICE STAMON HOURS: 8 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Duilv- TliuncJar and Friday wnril 9 p.m. Ccnlro 2nd Avt. and 13lli SI. ML By IRVING C. WIIYNOT Canadian Press Business Edi- tor The day of the little black box In the Canadian securities incYjstry may be closer than most people realize. The country-wide sys- tem of handling stock trades through a computer rather than on the floor of one of the six como into being as early as 1975. Tlie idea behind such an op- eration is to make the system more efficient and to control ever-rising costs. Tlie total ben- i efits have been described as "quite substantial" by a To- j ronlo sludy. Two major barriers are still to be faced: call it the major exchanges. differing standards of the various provincial secu ritics commissions, which have jurisdiction over stock trading activity. But the exchanges already have co-operated in many fields of common inlcrest and optim- isls in the industry feel these differences can Ire resolved. UNDER WAV AT TPE The Toronto Slock Exchange, tho one witli most of the busi ness, already has adopted a staged approach toward com. puler-assisted trading. If all goes well, it may be oper alional in lliree years. One more example of co-op- eration came last week when tho Toronto exchange agreed lo carry Calgary exchange trad' ing Information on ils ticker tape system. It also agreed to use of the Toronlo computer for settlement of Calgary trades. President J. R. Kimber of the TSE saw this as a step In the right direction. "The co-operative efforts be- wccn Toronlo and Calgnry will hopefully lend to similar ar- rangements between the other exchnngcs in lie snld. "Normally, exchanges nrc extremely jealous of Ihclr own 'acllitics. But, In Canada, thcro is a move to bring them to- gether. "One could be very hopeful that the present spirit of co-op- eration between the exchanges will bad to a stronger Cana- dian capital market which will better serve Canada as a and each of its re- gions." LINK REGIONAL MARKETS There is a similar move in the United States where various commissions and government committees have agreed that one national market is desir- able. Regional markets would not disappear but would be Jinked to one central tape re- J porling all Much tlie same is envisaged j for method whereby all orders for an individual se- curity are brought together in one system. "In the past, distance war- ranted tlie existence of sepa- rate market Mr. Kimber said. "This may still apply where the distance is extreme or time differences create a problem. To a large extent modem com- munications augmented by the computer have removed dis- tance as a valid reason for sep- arate markets for one security within one country." But he assured that (his would not mean the end of the regional exchange. "A regional exchange, prop- erly run, can play its role. It can supervise the trading, com- pile the statistics and meet the need of the local investors for a secondary market." Canada has six exchanges. In 197J, the Toronto exchange han- dled more than 69 per cent of the business, on a value basis, and the Montreal and Canadian exchanges about 23 per cent. Vancouver had more than seven per cent and Calgary and Winnipeg less than one per cent each. Scouts camp at Houey Coulee CLARESHOLM (Special) Coulee, about 20 miles northwest of Tlarcsholm, was Dog kennel bylaw passed COALDALE HINS) Third and final reading was given to regulate a town dog kennel. The bylaw states the meaning of kennel aa being "any prem- ises where c'ogs arc bought, sold, exchanged, bred, kept for gain, loss nr reward." To fall in the category of 'kennel" a person would have lo be raising more than ono III- lor per year or keeping more than one bitch over the ngc of six months. Kennel licence fees were set at for registered dogs nnd (23 for mongrels. the sile of a recent weekend camp for 12 Boy Scouts. In charge of the camp were leaders Gordon Brown, Ken Mr.ckin and Tom Goodwin. They were assisted by Peter Soward and Mike Mackin of Calgary. Giva concert MILK RIVER (HNS) The Erie Rivers High School senior chorus and concert band, un- der the direction of E. G. Staples, presented tho first con- cert of the new season recent- ly In Uie school auditorium. Despite losses through grad- uation, It is apparent both groups have both the tnlcnt nnd the ability lo carry on In tlio best tradition of their predeces- sors who brought numerous tro- phies lo tho community. ;