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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Til! idnv, Nnvmnlm II, 197) ve break faith m. we shall not sleep' .MM'OINTKD TO SENATE Prime .Minister Tniifriiu EHI- nniinccif W eifiiesday nppninf- mrnl tn the Senate of HP- naiidc "fit knouti f (i r FII r r Moiiirnd reporter and editorial writer. reekage located Ki. ALA The of an VUcounl lo.n over Miniaira V.odncsday K r-'rst bct-n found ir; the Painan area of West Su- niiiira, a sr-okesinar1. for the PKTAWAWA, Onl. (CT) Tile poem .say.s: "If ye breali faith with us who die We shall not sleep, thwgh poppies grow In KlaiKler.-v fields." A X'-lH'd hospital named fnr II4 author of {host1 famous lini'.s was officially opened here today as part (if the military base's Remembrance Day ceremonies. The Col. .John McCrae Hospital is one of few memorials to the 1 Guelph. Ont.. creator of what is 1 ptrhiips the world's ix'st-kiKmii 1 poem. In Flanders Holds is a vivid, i fartual account of the First World War written by a Cana- 1 dian surgeon in the midst of one of 191 ;Vs bloodiest battles. in April of that year German trops were hammering Allied j lines and gaining in their push, ultimately unsuccessful, to con-1 qiuT Paris and tJie channel port.s. Canadian soldiers took the fejlest force of the attack near Vpres, Belgium. McCrae was then a medical corps major in charge of the 1st Canadian Artillery Brigade hos- pilal and saw the brutal cost of: j It was in that I poem was written: "In Fl setting the .''landers fields the poppies blow Keiwcen the crosses, row on row. That mark our place: and in the sky The larks, still bravely .smiling, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We arc the Dead. Short days ago Wo lived, felt, dawn, saw sunset glow. Loved and were loved, ami now we lie In Flanders fields. Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields." WOUNDKD IN after the concentrated German gas and infantry attacks failed to take the lurreled town of Ypre.s. For four bri'lal years soldiers on both sides saw spring s crimson poppy fields garland the winter's battlefield graves Within months of its publication i he poem was memorized and sung by British and Canadian troops locked in the mud and stench of the trenches, After the Ypres battle McCrae was promoted to full colonel and offered a posting as the British Army's senior medical consultant. But he did not get a chance to accept the new task. He contracted pneumonia and died on Jan. 28. Hundreds of soldiers joined his military funeral procession Remembrance Day since then French citizens have sprinkled his grave at Wimer vdtli poppy petals from Flanders fields. In Flanders Fields first ap- 16 days of all-out fighting pea red, anonymously, in the tK'it was "the Second Battle of, British magazine Punch in De- crafts, education ami the Vpres I cember, 1915. eight months Acadian and Loyalist heritages TOUR PACKAGES (CP) The Xew Brunswick department of tourism will introduce a seric-. of package tours next summer Special interest tours will be centred on agriculture, arts and Revive foreign WASHINGTON (ftoiiler) Salvalion for the tl.-S. foreign aid program seemed likelier loday following Senate approval of an interim measure authoriz- ing money for humanitarian and iK-oiiomic assisUmce until the end of next June. The House of Representatives, which also Wednesday night ap- proved by voice vote its own resolution providing temporary aid funding until the end of next monlh, still has to act on Hie Senate bill. There, i.s some question whether il will try lo merge once more the- aid and military assistance legislation, the Senate bad carefully separated before voting Wednesday night 62 to 23 to provide billion for the next seven months. The Senate was hoping to vote later today on the billion dollar military aid section. Congressional observers said this was likely to get provided not too much money was added in amendments dur- ing the debute. Senator John Stennis, chair- man of the armed services com- mittee, sand he wants to restore some million to make up some of the money lopped off during the weeks that has elapsed since the Senate voted Oci. to end foreign aid com- pletely. schecmlen to land at 'abing air- EOJIONTON (CP-, _ Tour. port ,n radang Wes Sumatra, t worth saying ,t Kas feet. bmion provillcia, now contributes about J300 million a year. He also said he wants to reverse the present "tourism deficit" by 1980. IWs is caused when Albertans spend more outside the province each year than visiting tourists brag hi. Admitting Alberta's winter climate contributes to the deficit, Mr. Bowling said most Albertans leave during the summer and that the province's affluent and travel-minded people will spend about million more outside Alberta next year than will be brought in by visitors. "We must keep our people by providing new attractions and more recreation he said. "We are the last province in Canada with such vast recreation areas yet to be developed." He said the provincial highways department has been asked to include a slogan on the 1972 vehicle licence plates. The slogan may be something similar to Canada's vacation and will become part of an over-all tourist promotion to make people aware Alberta is the home of Banff, Jasper and other noted recreation EYEFUU M odjusts her crown offer bein Wednesday. A medical stude other prizes. Miss United Kin gal, Paula Almeiba, 19, was libl of 'most deg LOXDOX (API Lucia Pcaerle. 22. a lawny-haired Briizilj jii medic a 1 student, her reign. as Miss nomy by 1980, Bob Dowlmg, EVENING minister responsible for tour-TL'RIN A 50Cisl lsm. said Wednesday. evening and dance i? scheduled y_r. Dolling, in an inter-for the Sundial Community rie said vision and imagina-fen're Saturday. Lunch and -.'freshments ml] be sen-- tlon can tnPle the 51ze of iow' ttj. 1 i.-f industry in Alberta U i D Shape of Things to labelled "the most degrading show on earth" by protesting As Petterle was crowned Wednesday night in set in Bennett ELEVATED EYEFUU Miss Brazil, brown-haired Lucia Petterle, 22, looks up os ill, er crown afler being named Miss World 1971 at fhe Royal Albert Hal! in London, ay. A medical student, Miss Petterle won plus a wardrobe of clothes one! izes. Miss United Kingdom, Marilyn Ann Ward, 22, was second, onu Miss Porlu- homes built kept out Bake sale set r ading SOCIETY BRAND. The Porter boy was last seen June 26, 1969. when he left bis home in Kimberley on an er- j rand for his mother. One RCMP officer said j Wednesday: "We have our sus- j picions but that's all they are, suspicions." KIMBERLEY, B.C. (CP) Bail of cash or property was set Wednesday for Kitchener Bc-nnett, 54, of Kimberley, charged with UK kidnapping in 1969 of 16-year- old Philip Porter, also of Kim- j berley, who is still missing. Judge David Lunn, in allow- ing bail in provincial court, noted the seriousness of the charge and said the protection of the public is of prime im- j portance. Defence counsel had argued j 'for a reasonable bail figure.; citing Bennett's good record j Agassiz minimum security pri- j son where be served 26 months j of a three-year sentence for ex- I tortion in connection with the j Porter case. The Crown argued against at his home, He was OL critics hailed the j a kidnapping case. imp-faced writer with the silver Bennett remained in custody hair and round spectacles dur- Noted U.K. satirist Hall, a crowd of w o m e r. liberalionist.s abuse outside and tied up traffic. of police shepherded the1 who car- ried such placards as, "We are not beautiful, we are not ucly. we are and "Which cow will win the red La.Su year some women's libbers 'got into the hall and drove comedian Bob Hope from stage with a barrage smoke and .slink bombs. Bnt time security precau- I finals lions kept the protest- outside. The hall was checked for bombs before the show began. Several dozen black demon- strators joined the women's libbers briefly, complaining because there was no Miss Black Britain or Miss Black U.S. entered. And the Gay Liberation Front staged a con- test of its own in the street, with homosexuals in feminine attire. Police intervened be- fore the winner was named. Lucia, who won in Cash for outshining 54 other contestants, has nica- siiremdhts. Modelling and personal ap- pearances are expected to net her another during her reign. L a n a Drouillard, 21, of Windsor, Ont., who won the. i Miss Dominion of Canada title, didn't reach the 15-girl ny being COALDALE (IINS) Many new homes are being built ID with five permits, val- ued al Issued in Sep- tember, This included the rec- tory at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. A permit for a garage, valued at brought the month's total is Seven borne applications, val- BELLF.VUE (CNP The Slide View Women's As- sociation, Bellevue United Church, will bold a tea and ued at were approved bake sale at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. in October. An addition to a 12, in the basenrent of the Uni- j house for brought the ted Church, Bellcvuc. month's (otnl to Wealher and road report SUVRISE FRIDAY Sl'XSET 42 45 LONDON (AP) British au- thor A. P. Herbert, writer, hu- morist and one of Britain's lead- I ing social reformers, died today Wednesday night. Fred Plain, Courchene named as intermediaries Boxcars for wheat .promised Indian leaders have been cho- sen to act as intermediaries in EDMONTON (CP) Two I lations with the Public Service Alliance of Canada. The telegram was a formal complaint lodged on their lie- a dispute between Alberta In- I ,Klif complainjng Of harrass- diiins and the department of' ment and intimidation by tfic Indian affairs. Indians at the sit-in. Indians two weoks ago ing his lifetime as "one of the most versatile men of our; time." The satirist, knighted in 19-15 and named a Companion of Honor by the Queen last year, j tjle department's rc- officiaily was known as Sir Alan j gional office on the ton floor of Herbert. He had been ailing a 2T-sloiTy office building in: downtown Edmonton and said they would continue the sit-in j until the department takes steps to improve living condi- lions and education on three northeastern Alberta reserves. Russell Moses, special assis- tant, to Indian Affair Minister Lelhhridge Medicine Hat Pincher Creek Edmonton Calgary Castlegar Cranbrook Chicago Minneapolis New York Miami...... Boston Washington Los Angeles San Diego San Francisco j Denver J Las Vegas 1 Phoenix Rome........ i Paris...... j London...... 1 Prince 33 43 33 37 31 47 46 45 45 64 j Toronto j Ottawa Montreal Quebec Berlin Amsterdam Brussels Madrid j Moscow i Tokyo jrOKKCASTS I.rthlmtlyv, Medicine Hut A frw cloudy periods to- l day anil Friday. Lows Highs -15-50. j Kootenay, Columbia To- day: Cloudy, periods of rain. j Tonight: Cloudy with a few clear periods and associated fog patches. Friday: Mostly cloudy. Highs both days, 40. 02 i Ijows tonight near HO. from 3 stroke for a year. Herbert wrote 62 books, 17 OTTAWA (CP) Transport j numerous song lyrics and Mr. Robinson said a copy of !hn telegram also was sent to .fustice Minister John Turner who said a staff nu'.nber had been assigned to investigate. 3 ONLY WEST .Joan Chretien, said Wednesday be remembered best for a dirty 1 Plain, president of THE MAN STANDS OUT IN STURDI-KNIT. Sport coat fashion adds a now direction, with Sturdi-Knit, the double-knit fabric, the go-v.'hero-you-go, comfort c.lo'h. They nro, ol course, styled and tailored with Society Brand's inimita- bie know-how. Conio in and one now. Minister Don Jamieson prom- j published letters, and was re- iscd Wednesday to do all he can spotisible for changing Britain's lo see that boxcars are availa- j divorce me to carry Prairie wheat to' Vancouver "for waiting ocean-1 But he feared that he would goinp vessels. lie was replying in the Com- j hit of doggerel he minn of Ontario Indians, and iimns In John 'Diefcnbakcr 'PC wroto aboard an ocean liner j nave Courdienc, president of Allwrtl. The former i than -10 years ago about j the Manitoba Indian Brother- prime minister quoted press re I portions of a woman which hnod. wore attempting to ports of a lineup of ships wail- j appeal lo n man's depravity." ing to lake on cargos of No, 2 i It spread around the world, grade ulieaf. which is imavaila-i inspired countless obscene imi- ble in Vancouver. lations, and Herbert said on his Mr. Diefenbaker said there Is Roth birthday "I have a shrewd plenty of wheat available jit! fear that if any of my works Prairie elevators but a shortage' survive me long it will be that. of rail cars. i blasted work Tory chief resigns CHAHLOTTETOWN Key, Progressive Con- servative leader in Prince Ed- ward Inland since September hnod, were, inG to ar-1 ,-.W n preliminary n-eelinq resignation hrt.weon thfl minister and Al- bert n Indians. There has Iwcn no response from the minister to n tele- gram sent Friday by cm- ployees of the office, said K. R. I Robinson, director of public re- "The Personal Touch of McGuireV DOWNTOWN ON FIFTH STREET SOUTH For your Dining enjoyment at (Toum (NOW LICENSED) Will entertain you with her folk songs in our Dining Room from to p.m. THURSDAYS and oftuionnl Rldg. Accost from Ptnainount Tliontrr Mr. Key, who succeeded for- mer premier Walter Shaw three yea rs ago, suggested that a leadership convention be held at (he earliest possible date. The '10-year-old native of Summer- side was defeated in his bid for a seat in (lie .1070 provincial election. Standing in I ho als 27, Pmgressive Conserva- tives five. i For all your hay and grassland irrigating. .00 4 U mile 4" side roll lateral complete with 5' double huh and wheels. Regular 2510.00. SPECIAL Order your irrigofion system now Enquirn nboiif early delivery plan. We deliver now rind pay your bank interest charges, A GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES Coutts Highway Ph. 327-3165 OFTin.M. M AT n nn A 51 TOPAY COUKTESV OF AMA is killed near Wild wood WILDWOOD (CP) Dale Lawrence Krickson, 21, was killed in a two-vehicle collision near this central Alberta com- mniiily, IV) miles west of Ed- monton. All highways in the Ix-th-1 mostly haiv. bridge district are b.'ire and dry and in good whiter driving condition. Highway 1, Trans Craiad.i Highway, 'j'.iry Hanlf i i d and snrd rd. H.inff lo gnorl winter driving condition, few siHMions. Snow lircs or good filling chains arr compnl- Miry Ir.ivi'llir.g over Ilio POUTS OK KNTKV (Ojicning Cmllts 2-1 hours; Carway li a.m. to 0 p.m. MST; IVI liraiita !i a.m. lo 6 p.m.; Hoosc'.ille, II.C. It a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kingsgalc, IU'., hom-s; Porthill RykcrUs fl a.m. to midnight. Chief Mouiihiin closed. Wildlmrso, II a.m. lo s p.m. I'.-iss doM'd. ;