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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, November 28, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 1 Trudeau promises to be humble and give credit where it is due OTTAWA (CP) Prime Minister Trudeau promis- ed Wednesday to be humble and to give credit where it is due if opposition parties can pave the way for a new federal provincial oil agreement. "I'll be very humble, Mr. Speaker, just like he said during a light moment of his Commons speech on the budget. Referring to a federal-provincial meeting planned for next spring, Mr. Trudeau said it would be "so much easier for me" if the New Democrats can get the NDP premiers of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia to reach some agreement in advance. "And, if by some miracle, the Conservatives can get a policy agreement among premiers Moores (New- Hadfield (New Davis (On- tario) and Lougheed (Alberta) then I'll go before the TV cameras and say 'this policy was developed for the people of Canada by the leader of the NDH and the leader of the Conservatives.' "That is, if they're still leaders by then His leadership reference was to Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield's announced intention to step down and to an NDP leadership convention scheduled tor next July to replace David Lewis, defeated in the July 8 election. Ed Broadbent (Oshawa Whitby) is acting as NDP parliamentary leader and is considered a prime can- didate for the leadership. Despite Mr. Trudeau's tongue-in-cheek comment, it is unlikely that new leaders will be chosen by next May, probable timing of the federal-provincial meeting The meeting will aim to forge a new national oil price agreement to replace the one which expires at the end of June. Famine hits 'river of sorrow' Photographer Beny snapped known photographer Roloff Beny of Lethbridge, Alta., finds himself of a hectic scene at the Canada Western Agribition during a visit jdnesday. Besides the photographer taking a picture of a photo- hospital j-? are complicated by having one of the props trying to get in -eyylf-y the second photographer's coat. at Elk Point iZ LENS .RKENSIN INLIGHT 1AY) Government has surplus OTTAWA (CP) The gov- ernment collected million more than it spent during the first seven months of the cur- rent fiscal year, the finance department reported Wednesday. In a budget tabled last week, Finance Minister John Turner forecast a surplus of million for the full fiscal year, which ends March 31. EDMONTON (CP) A million hospital for Elk Point, 110 miles northwest of here, was announced Wednesday by Alberta Health Minister Neil Crawford. The new 35-bed facility will replace the ex- isting 51-bed Elk Point Municipal Hospital and should be open by 1976. DHUBRI, India (Reuter) The Goalpara district of the Indian state of Assam presents a uiicrocqsm of the problems facing millions of people in the developing world. Food production has failed to keep up with population growth and the result is famine. Until 1970, the area, which relies almost entirely on agri- culture, was self-sufficient in food. In 1971, the shortage was tons of grain. Damage caused by floods increased the deficit to about 70.000 tons in each of the last two years. Part of the shortage has been made up by grain brought in from other states but drought, lack of fertilizers and rising prices have meant that the demand cannot be met. The population of the dis- trict has more than doubled in he biggest colour portable. Colour TV (plug-in or beautiful gift- a price you can afford. 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The Assam government has admitted almost deaths due to "economic distress and malnutrition It has rebutted opposition charges that people died The Indian government has turned to the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) which is to begin an emergency feeding and clothing program for more than 200.000 children and mothers in Assam and a neighboring district LUTEFISH Available again at the STAR MARKET Phone 327-4393 DWELLER Soldering TURNER GunKrt TorchKtt Electric soldering gun. He'll find hundreds of copper tips, tip-changing uses for this dependable wrench, flux brush, all-brass torch. Ideal for soldering aid tool, solder home, workshop or included in campsite. Soldering tip, a sturdy plastic carrying flame spreader and case. spark lighter in metal storage chest. 7-PC.GOLDENGRIP Screwdriver Set One each: pocket, x x scratch-awl. No. 2 Phillips Stubby. No. 1 Robertson, No. 2 Robertson. Gift boxed. Check our price! Yes! We Do Have the Appropriate Gin for Him! 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