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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 31 LCTHBRIDGi HERALD November Indians return to Alcatraz Adam carries a feathered Indian flag as he leads a group of Indians to the main cell block of Alcatraz where they held a ceremony commemorating the fourth anniversary of the island's takeover. are proclaiming a said Nordwall chairman of the United Bay Area Council of American Indian Affairs. The landing by the Indians on Alcatraz Island was the first since their occupation of the former federal prison ended nearly years ago. Do-it-yourself and save at Beaver Get the things you need and get started right away. Shop now for outstanding savings during Beaver's Do-it-Yourself Sale Sale prices effective one week only. do-it- PREFINISHED WOODQRAIN WALL PANELS Ideal for the home handyman. panels go up easily. Choose finishes suitable for family rooms and basement renovation. Available in Oak or Ash. 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Top delegates of the rival Communist giants broke up a Security Council meeting on the Mideast war Oct. 23 with an arm-waving and shouting match. should do things with Chinese deputy foreign minister Chiao Kuan-hua castigated Soviet Ambassador Jacob Malik after order was restored. have known you for decades. You have never changed your And Malik China had given the Arab world as many automatic planes as the amount of bile it has poured out here in the United Nations Security Council against the Soviet the Arabs would feel some benefit-from the help of CHINESE MAKE FRIENDS The Russians are par- ticularly touchy about Chinese criticism of their Middle East policy. The Chinese accuse them of double-dealing by sup- porting the Arabs but also helping Israel by allowing Russian Jews to emigrate there. Aside from its running battle with the Soviet the Chinese UN delegation here has scored impressively in its first two years as the champion of undeveloped countries from Asia. African and Latin America. Delegates from these Third World countries spilled en- thusiastically into Uie aisles of the General Assembly hall to applaud and shake hands with Chiao after his annual policy speech in September. While hitting hardest at the the Chinese have not spared .the United States. They accuse Moscow and Washington of contending for world dominion and also con- spiring together. Since their arrival in the fall of the Chinese have become familiar figures in the streets of New York. Some have brought their wives to live in the Chinese a 10-storey former motel on Manhattan's West Side for which they paid a reported million. A lack of children there is explained by difficulties in educating a Chinese in a foreign country. All trace of the Nationalist Chinese who held the UN seat for 26 years is gone except for Nationalist publications which regularly arrive through the mail addressed to UN reporters. After two Chiao told the wish to say frankly that what we have experienced in the United Nations has caused us to become worried. Speeches are multiplying and resolutions piling But if Peking has some un- happiness about the United Chinese Ambassador Huang Hua has suggested the Russians are even less happy than in the days when they regularly assailed the Kai-shek representatives in the United Nations know how painful it was for the Soviet delegation to see the restora- tion of the lawful rights of the Peoples Republic of Huang told Malik in the Security Council. own people said it was a bitter vic- Mexican village almost wiped out By ALFONSO CHARDY Mexico This 400-year-old once a place where 000 people lived in traditional adobe is mostly va- cant lots now. An earthquake virtually wiped it out on Aug. 28. More than 50 villagers perished. It was Mexico's worst earthquake on record. Now bulldozers have cleared away the wreckage and whole blocks are empty. Hands resting on a stick he uses for a 80-year-old Luis a stood in the village looking at its bareness. only thing I want now is a little place to live he said. the earthquake I have had to live with friends. The government promised me a but I still don't have about 250 miles east of Mexico is one of 70 communities in a 300- square-mile area hit by the earthquake. More than Mexicans were affected. More than 700 were killed and an- other or more were in- jured. Throughout the little reconstruction is evident. Government crews are still clearing debris and shattered homes. So far they have cleared away the remains of about structures. The homeless have built shanty towns in some areas. people think that the government will give their homes for but what I tell them is that the government did not cause the earth- says architect Jose Antonio in charge of the government crews here. The government plan calls for reconstruction of all af- fected homes but these houses will be sold to the victims at prices ranging from the peso equivalent of to says the National Rural Hous- ing Development which co-ordinates the recon- struction effort. A spokesman for the in- stitute in Puebla where the reconstruction centre is said no interest rates' will be charged to the home- less. will pay within peri- ods of up to 15 years through whatever instalments they can manage or with small payments and working the spokesman said. how am I going to be' able to pay if I barely have money to survive said Alfonso a baker who lost his his home and his bakery. been able to survive because my relatives have lent me Most of those hardest hit by the earthquake were peasants or factory workers. The wage for a farm worker in the area runs as low as eight cents a day. A factory worker can earn to a day. Only two or three families have started rebuilding their homes. But they now live in the hastily built shacks of tin plates or plastic covers. I hate most are the cold says Maximina whose husband died in the earthquake when her home collapsed. Most people interviewed in the affected zones complained that government action to rebuild their homes is slow. President Luis Echeverria promised a day after the earthquake that it would be swift. New pony suede pant coats at a low price i99 39 ea Let's get together this winter you and a good-looking pant And at this low it doesn't take much to get you Both shown here are luxurious looking cotton pony piled high with deep trim. Warm and snuggy with quilted rayon linings One's both are belted and about In rust or brown. Sizes 8-18 T M Ladies'Coats Sears Ltd.' at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee MMiteUhm or money nrfuiNM and free delivery Store Open Daily from a.m. to Thursday and Friday a.m. to p.m. Centre Village Telephone 328-9231 ;