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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, November 5, 1974 Windows serve other functions besides allowing sunlight or fresh air into a room; they're also a means of recreation or amuse- ment for those who can while away the time gazing out-or in-at life. wntervmionists attack Dior firm r Clad only in a pair of cut- off jeans, a young man, at left, scowls out at the world as if angry over the plight of urban life At right, two men share the view of Cleveland s streets where photo- grapher Larry Nighs- wander of the Cleveland Press captured this stark composition on film as part of a photo essay At far right, another man passes the time peering from his shabby watchpost high above the asphalt As a note of irony, the window is prop- ped open with a record album titled, "Remember how great? Some will tell you this card costs you month. Sure you pay for a Com- merce Key Account. 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GENEVA (AFP) The Swiss section of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Swiss committee for the Defence of Animals in Danger todav attacked the Pans fashion house, Christian Dior, for using furs of animals in danger of extinction In an open letter, the two bodies said "For several years, because of its leading role in fashion, your society has taken a serious respon- sibility in stimulating the ex- termination of wild animals which are disappearing or threatened with dis- appearance "You persist in promoting the sale not only of tiger, leopard cheetah but also the skins of monkey, wolf, lynx and even sea otters which are very scarce The letter concluded "To- day s woman aware of her re- sponsibilities, no longer wants fashion to be synonymous with the destruction of natural treasures In Paris Frederic Castet, di- rector of the fur department of Christian Dior said the ac- cusations "come from ill- informed people 'We recently presented in fur collection, for the benefit of underprivileged children and on this occasion everyone present could see there was no feline fur from Africa nor in a general sense, any fur from races in danger of extinction present, he said Castet said that for the last 18 months Dior has ,iot used furs of wild animals but only those raised for their skins such as mink and astrakan 'Landlord-tenant understanding needed French plan more nuclear explosions PAPEETE, Tahiti (Reuter) France s first underground nuclear tests will begin earl} next year Vice-Admiral Jean Tardy, commander-in-chief of the French test program in the South Pacific said today The underground tests are expected to be on Fangataufa Atoll, near Mururoa atoll, where France's controversial above-ground tests were carried out President Valery Giscard d'Estamg declared on taking office in May that this year's nuclear tests would be the last in the atmosphere JUST ONE EXISTS The Great Pyramid in Egypt is the only wonder of the ancient world still in ex istence EDMONTON (CP) Landlords in Alberta are getting low rents and their tenants often get raw deals, Ron Ghitter told the legislature Monday Many landlords don't seem to realize that the shelter they are providing constitutes the renters' homes, a place of greatest importance to them, said Mr Ghitter (PC Calgary Buffalo) At the same time, he added, "tenants must come to un- derstand that landlords, dur- ing the past number of years in this province, have basical- ly offered their suites to tenants at rents considerably less than elsewhere in Canada Mr Ghitter said shortages of housing in the province may become critical soon, par- ticularly in cities, unless strong measures are taken to encourage construction of many more apartments, par- ticularly in Edmonton and Calgary "The contributing factors of high "acancies, high construe- tion nnd maintenance costs, low rentals, high interest rates and high construction and and costs have totally discouraged the private sector fror, placing their expertise and their risk capital into apar'ment construction Mi Ghitter was speaking during second reading of a Israelis kidnap Lebanon villagers BEIRUT (AP) Israeli troops landed with helicopters early today in the south Leba- non'town of Majdakel-Zoun. blew up the home of its head man. then kidnapped the man and his eldest son. witnesses reported The helicopters overflew the town shortly before sunrise then the force of You'll never be charged CANADIAN IMPERIAL for O'Canada or our new Kev Account personalized cheques, using our 24-Hour Cash Dispensers, paying utility bills, purchasing money orders or domestic drafts. 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Me Luis Saldanba Sanches said todav did what we out to do and we will do it again Police fired shots in the air and used tear gas and clubs to stop the attack and demonstrators fought back with paving stones and iron bars Several cars including a po lire ambulance were wrcrked The group later converged on CDS head quarters in another building whirh polic" had left un guarded wrecked it The TJS has been aroused its leftist opponents of be ing the partv of big capital about 150 troops walked into the town from several direc- tions the witnesses said Majdal-el-Zoun is a small town surrounded with tobacco fields and olive groves six miles from the Israeli border The Israelis headed straight to the house of Mukhtar Aref Suleiman seized him along with two of his sons, then ordered the rest of the family to leave the witnesses said The raiders wired the struc- ture and blew it up. they said, taking Suleiman his 15-year- old son Ah and 12-year-old son Mustafa away to a helicopter The vounger boy was crying and the troops sent him back to the village moments before Suleiman and the older son got into the helicopter, they said In Tel Aviv, an Israeli com- munique said the father and son were being "detained" for questioning "Both were known to have co-operated with terrorists, it said Oil, gas lease sale poorest yet EDMONTON