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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursdoy, November THE LETHBR1DGE HERALD 29 Soviet Union seen slowly increasing co-operation with the West Sir Alec Douglas-Ilmnr, wlin nnliiirhs (in ii to tirtstl; di'iHl- lock ovrr liliinlcsiii, liai lirai inlcrvii'Wt'il li.v Harold Morrison, (.'anmliim I'rt'ss bureau chief in London. Iti'- vicwini! 40 years of pulilies, Sir Alec says the West lias less to fear from Hie Soviet Cn Ion and (lie end of China's isolation removes another danger. Jiy IIAIIOLI) i I.OM30N (CPi Foreign Sacrclary Sir Alec Dmiglas- (.'loser to liomu, Sir Alec sug- gests that Caiiiiilhn joulh prub- nbly favor the way the modern Commonwealth has (K'vclopcd into a iiolilical forum am! he be- lieves lhat I'-ritain's presence in Europe will serve Canada's in- terests hcsl. "Power the former Earl of Home said in an inter- view in his spacious hut draughty office. "What we want to be is a warm friend and use- ful ally. Power and influence spring from economic strength." Reviewing 40 years of politics, Home, first carl to Rive up a j sir Alec maintained that Can- title to lead a government, says i acla was never keen in the the military danger from the i Ottawa agreements which uni- Communist'Kast lias and j IJKI Commonwealth tariff prcf- I hat the Soviet Union will slowly increase its co-operation the West. He says also that Britain's re-1 of tlie p lations 'with Soulli Africa are j which is crenccs. The old sense of Com- monwealth asKociation has I changed partly through erosion preferences, a process lations witli Soulli Africa are j which is continuing. Thus the "very close" and that it will he j old Commonwealth had turned "a mailer of rcgrel" if Britain from an economic to a political is unable to reach a settlement' club, a us.-ful forum for gatlier- Ian Smith over the Rhode-: inp ideas but unable to act as sian deadlock. 1 the old Commonwealth did. MAKKS H1IODKSIA Now Oil and perhaps ncaring Ux; final episode in his long po- litical careei. Sir Alec embarks Sunday on a personal attempt to break the six-year Ilhodesian deadlock, to persuade S'milh in weeh-long .Salisbury talks to agree lo principles Hull would ensure eventual political power for the majority blacks. "I do not underestimate the difficulty of the task." he told the House of Commons Tues- day. "But if there is a will lo succeed on both sides, there arc grounds for hope." fn the interview. Sir Alec said he is not looking on a Hbodesian settlement as a subject for rounding off his career. He bad no plans for early retirement hut would continue in office as long as Prime Minister Heath wants him. "I've always done what I'm told in polities." he said, but "within reason." he added with a cbut'kle. "There obviously c lime when a man has to retire but f don't think about that ai ihe moment." He wanted a settlement with Rhodesia "on its con- sistent with Ihe five principles on which the government in- sisted, and providing Ihe settle- ment terms are acceptable to all Rhodcsb.ns, black and white. HAS NO ILLUSIONS lie had no illusions about the prospect of success but in the public interest he had to make the effort. He would be "unhappy" if a settlement could not be reached. It would be a matter of regret but he would take the results in his stride. Duty ranks high in Sir Alec's code. As one of Britain's wealthiest land-owners he would have enjoyed life as a farmer but in 1931, with national unemployment, he felt com- pelled to become a politician to help resolve the jobless proh- '_m. he said. i At Hie time of Munich he was lieves history will judge Cham a i parliamentary private secretary berlain much more kindly "than is fashionable now." Chamber- As for Chinese, it was i.'ppr.s- lain had to go lo the edge of ap-' siblc lo forecast how they v.ill peasement in order to carry the ad in the United Nations but country united into war. The ar-: Sir Alec believed Ihe end in gumcnt, suggested Sir Alec, is' China's isolation remuvc d a whether Chamberlain went over "dangerous" situation, the edge of appeasement. j This reporter sugL'osted. in SAW TIIKEAT COMING summing up Sir Alec's career. In 1940 while he was ailing lhat_it_was unusual for a with tuberculosis of Ihe Sir Alec studied foreign affairs intensively and became con- vinced that whtn the war ended, the Soviet Union would become a major threat to the West. More recently bo has been in j the news bv ordering mass ex- CALGAK1 mi- p.o pulsion of' Russian vmdal government plans tr charging Ihem with spying. mechamca ly in j e c WhileV West had to Live, linue to remain on Us guard, ho believed that the Chinese threat j vu-onmcnt department, on its border will encourage Ihe Soviet Union to seek greater co-operation with the west. "The Russians do things in their own said Sir Alee. "What likely will emerge is a permanent, very gradual pattern of im-: Wastes from was prime minis- ter in end up as a secretary. He countered that it was far fact, the first lime in an earl had given up his title to become i.rhne minister, "and I don't nipposc it will happen again." Breath of life for Red Deer planned I! River proved coexistence." which iirj material are the chie! of the low levels, the re- said. But tributaries in the regions of the river also I: vc an influence they or- in muskeg areas which arc high in oxygen using mat- Thr- accepted oxygen level the habitat of cold-water .i) i.-, live milngram per liter n in ihe winter the level in has teen measured low as 0.8 milligrams. PSONS-S Everybody Talks About The Weather We've Done Something About It Good Looking Suburbans At One Low, Low Price 34 99 each When the wind starts lo howl and snow flies, here are a couple of gocd ideas to keep out the cold. Warm, all wool sub- urban cools in an assortment of styles: (a) Double Breatsed with or without a belt, Single Breasted with on Orion pile shawl collar and belt. Wool body linings ond satin yokes for extra warmth. Styled in a fashionable 36" length. Plaids, Her- ringbones and Solids. Regular even sizes: 36-46. Assorted colours. Bui the besl idea of all is the low, low price. SAVE 36" Mellon Frame Collar Coat With Warm, Warm Boro Liiiiue; Siilr Priced c-'Woi-m' is the v.'otthvord with this great looking coat. Made of 7-1-oz. all wool melton and lined witb Borg 100% Orion deep curl pile. Rayon Salin lined sleeves. The slyle is all here, too. Fashion- able drop curl pile frame collar. 36" length. Frame button holes. 2 Inrqp lower patch flap pockets. Sizes: 36-45. Camel, Antelope 01 Brown. This coal has it all, warmth, style and a S5 Sears! Long Sleeve Sport Shirts 3 Made of 65% Polyester and 35% Cotton blend. Choose from geometric patterns. The fashion shir) to co-ordinnie with your casual ensemble. Sizes All Wool Sweaters Choose from zip Cardigans, sleeveless vest belted or Wallace Berry-pullover. 100% wool in the new fall '71 fashion shades. Mars Dress Shirts Polyester, hos one breast pocket and 2 button cuffs. Red, Navy, Plum and Brown Sizes 5, M, I. STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. to p.m. Wedrmiday 9 a.m. to p.m. Thursday ond Friday 9 o.m. to 9 p.m. Centre Villngn. Telephone ;