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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta __________...... Stilu.doy, Novcmh'r 37, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Personalized diplomacy all lire rage ONE HAPPY FELLA James Gaylord, 1 1, of Chicago was given the surprise of his life in Chicago. During half-time of Chicago Bulls-Seattle Supersedes NBA gome 100 one-dollar bills were strewn over the entire court. Jim was given 45 seconds in w.nch lo collect as many as he could. At left, Jim gleefully adds another dollar to his bounty; at right, he holds up a total of 546-nol a bad night's take. ___ TOl LONDON (Renter) Covern- menl leaders are exchanging more and more visits as key 1 iclors in a highly personalized form of diplomacy. They hurry around the world on exhausting tours lo carry their message and image to other countries and to discuss international problems at UK? ummit. Outstanding tensions may not always be overcome at such meetings. Bui paths to solution can be explored, relations can become more cordial, trade ex- (hangcs are often boosted, and talesmen come to understand each other Iwtter. World leaders seem convinced a tele a-tcle at the summit can produce quicker and more posi- tive results than traditional di- plomacy, even if official trips mean huge police mobilization, vocal per- haps bad eggs and even bombs. The latter part of this year Fund backs iced markets growers o lias been a growing amount of, diplomacy. There have been moments of flamboyance and humor. Soviet Premier Alexci Kosygin tried on an Indian chief's feathered headdress in Canada I Cuban leader Fidel Castro vis-1 ilcd Chile in his first trip j abroad since 1964, wearing his customary hfllle dress. Asked whether iic was also wearing a bullet-proof vest, he growled: I am not even wearing a j vest." There were moments of drama. In Ottawa, a Hungarian refugee broke through a lighl security cordon and jumped on i Kosygi'n's back. The Russian i leader was unhurt, but an ac- companying observed: "If that man had had a knife in his hand He shuddered. There have also been mo- ments of relaxed summitry. i West German Chancellor Willy Brandt had a swim in the Black I Sea with Soviet Leader Leonid Brezhnev between talks held in an artificial grolto in the Cri- mea. Kremlin leaders were in UK vanguard of personal diplomacy I this autumn. The .Soviet Union's diplomatic offensive was unprecedented. Its three top men travelled the uorld lo strengthen bilateral tics and protect the Kremlin s view of international problems, President Nikolai Podgorny went to North Vietnam with stopovers in India and liunna. Communist party Leader' Brezhnev went lo Belgrade in September and a few weeks later to France, his first trip outside tbe Soviet orbit since he became parly chief in taw. Kosygin went to Canada and then Cuba soon after visiting geria and Morocco. There have been example- in' success as well as comparative failure in summit .statesmanship this year. In September, Brandt's talks with Brezhnev in the Crimea were described as an important step towards better relations be- tween the Second World War en- emies. j VISIT tJEIUlA.N'y I Lingering war wounds also healed when Belgium's King Baudouin and The Nether- lands' Queen Juliana paid the first Belgian and Dutch state visits io West Germany since the war. Old quarrels were forgotten also when Queen Juliana made the first Dutch royal visit to In- donesia, which was a Dutch col- ony for more than 350 years be- fore independence in liM'J. On the other hand, in the first journey abroad by a reigning Japanese monarch. ICmprror 11 i r o h i I o received a cool sometimes hostile, reception at some stops during an Ill-day goodwill tour this au- tumn. Japanese commentators said this reflected a continuing depth of feeling a; years after the Second World War, Yugoslavia's 79-year-old Pres- ident Tito was busy with an- uiliiT major tour of personal di- plomacy, lie went to Iran for anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Persian empire, then to India. Cairo, the t'niled Strtes, Canada and lint- nin. UN (.11 TOO The world's three v.i.mee prime ministers brought their diplomatic skills to di- plomacy during the year Israel's Golda Meir tinned Denmark. Sweden. Norway and Finland. Mrs. Sin'navo Bandar- anaike of Ceylon went lo the I'nited Nations and then visited the i'nilcd States. Canada and Britain. Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi also moved about the world, expounding and seek- ing fur India's position against The hlghptiint of summitry next year will be scheduled trips by President Nixon to Pe- king sometime after Jan. 1 and lo Moscow m visits to both capitals by an American president ASPHALT PAVING TOLLESTRUP 4 k Construction Co. Ltd. 4 SAND and GRAVEL PHONE 328-2702 327-3610 Ballet version of rock TORONTO (CTi H is not difficult to understand Ibe suc- cess Les Grands Ballets Cana- diens have met with their ballet version of the rock opera Tommy. The Montreal dancers com- bine classical discipline and the turncd-on vibrations of tbe Hair generation to produce a fresh and stimulating experience that transcends mere ballet. Tommy is a combinalion of music, dance, drama and spec- laele. with no jarring discords ill style or presentation. Much of the credit must go to Mont- real nalive Fernami Nault who developed Hie choreography to fit the musical work of the Brit- ish pop group. The Who. Since originating the work a little more than a year ago, Ijcs Grands Ballets Canadiens have presented it lo sell-out audi- ences in Canada and the United States. Returning from Ihcir third ap- pearance with Ihr show at the New York City Center, where EXHIBITION and SALE of I heir two-week first appearance this spring set a record run for I a Canadian performing aits group, the company began a four-performance rclurn cn- nagemenl at Toronto's O'Kccfc Centre. A capacity audience of 3.200 persons was on hand for the opening performance which also included the Toronto premiere of another NavJI creation. Sym- phony of P.salms. The Psalms, fitted lo the music of Igor Stravinsky, be- came the first ballet performed inside a major North American Catholic institution when it was presented as part of Easter fes- tivities at St. Joseph's Basilica in Montreal last year. ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS selected by BARTHA ART STUDIOS of Calgary PROMOTING CANADIAN ART Now on display at the COLLEGE MALL Kdnioiiloii Incs lo force down lots prices OTTAWA (CPl The Cana- dian Seed Growers Association has set up a S50.000 fund aimed i at expanding both domestic and foreign markets for cereal and forage crop seeds. Canadian seed producers have the capacity to expand their j i output but "we need markets to 1 utilize it." President Guy H. Beatty of Watrous. Sa.sk.. said in an association news release today. A technical trade mission io Japan, one of the world's larg- i est potential seed customers, would be the first effort fi- i nanced by Ihe new fund. The trip would be set up early next year. Exports of seed in recent years have brought between Sll million and S13 million a year to I Canadian growers, the release said. There was a chance to in- crease this substantially with "aggressive marketing." The association says it has some 7.0CO members and that more than 384.000 acres were devoted to growing pedigreed seed in Canada this year. r; GO DELUXE GREYHOUND V.I.R EXECUTIVE COACI WITH 'HOSTESS CARE' AND COMPLIMENTARY FOODSERVICE DAILY.NON-STOP SERVICE To: CALGARY............. S 6.50 EDMONTON........... S15.50 Leaving Lelhbridge Bus Depot, a.m. New schedule now in ellcct. DOWNTOWN-TO-DOWNTOWIM, HOTEL-TO-HOTEL CONVENIENCE. NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED. For further informal.on call Greyhound, 327 1551 EDMONTON iCPI City council has set the price of a an unserviced house lot in a new subdivision at S2.200, con- j sirlerably less than lots in other subdivisions in tbe city. j Local improvement charges I 'will increase the price of the! 50 foot lots io about I compared with a n average I price of SO.000 per lot in Dug-! gan and West Jasper Place and in Dickinsfield. The city has said thai it is selling the lots below establish- ed prices in an attempt to bring down mounting property prices around the city. H ob- tained the land at agricultural rates. The marketing policy must he approved by tbe Alberta; Housing Corp. Fish lialchery plan urged EDMONTON iCPI Private enterprise should operate the new provincial fish hatchery being built in Calgary. Hoy Wil- son, Social Credit party spokes- man for industry, said today. "This would result in a great- er cost effectiveness and more Iwnefits for each tax dollar spent." Mr. Wilson said in a prepared statement in which he also advocated that the private sector establish fish egg and fish-food producing plants. The million Calg a r y hatchery, scheduled for comple- tion in November. 1972, will have a capacity of 6 million four-inch fingerlings a year and will employ 17 people. THE BUS PLUS! V GO GREYHOUND .and leave the driving to us. Announcement CERAMIC TILE MARBLE WORKS Formerly nt 1905 9th Ave. North Is Now Under The Business Name Of Kurt Walter Ceramic Tile Ltd. New Address 314A 13th St. North Phone Number Unchanged 328'3981 lethbriclges' most complete ceramic tile centre! Commercial Residential Retail EXCLUSIVE DEALER FOR VENETIAN MARBLE BATHTUBS and VANITY TOPS NOW LEASING CUMBERLAND TOWERS EAST OF COLLEGE MALL SHOPPING CENTRE rr- brriroom vo FEAtUKL-S INCLUDED: o.nrun lobby Mi w, Dr E Ro Sn O' .housl ton lronirv ur'n hnlli i.