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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuefday, OcloDer 9. 1873 Chinese revere Canadian Pioneer playground Children do some climbing at a Wild-West-style fort, part of the recreation facilities to be offered at a playground being built at Dewson St. Public School in Toronto. The playground will also have a wading pool with a waterfall, a sandbox with a water trough alongside for making mudpies, log rooms where the kids can play house, a "dunking bucket" that will shower the children with water, tennis courts and an area where the senior citizens of the area can have their own gardens. Construc- tion of the park was brought about after area residents complained that kids needed a place to play not only during school hours, but all the time. By PETER T. SUM TORONTO (CP) Ask anyone in China what he knows about Canada and in- variably the answer will be: 'It is the home of Dr Pai Chiii-en." Pai Chiu-en literally means Seek Grace of the White Fam- ily This is the name of the late Dr Norman Bethune. na- tive of Gravenhurst.Ont., who is deeply revered in China Past exchanges of pleas- antries between Canadians and Chinese indicate the Ca- nadian doctor who went to China in the 1930s to work Tony drops suit for custody SANTA MONICA, Calif (AP) Actor Tony Curtis has dropped a suit seeking to gain custody of his 15-year-old daughter Jamie Lee. who lives with her mother, actress Janet Leigh Last February. Curtis won custody of another daughter by his marriage to Miss Leigh. 17year-old Kelly Cur- tis But the actor's lawyer, Marvin Mitchelson. said Curtis now is sat- isfied that Jamie should re- main with her mother At the same time. Miss Leigh dropped charges of contempt dgainst Curtis for alleged failure to pay child support, and Curtis dropped allegations of misappropria- tion of child support payments against Miss Leigh. JOHN DEERE SNOWMOBILE SPECIAL Buy now, get o full season of savings Buy any John Deere Snowmobile now and get a lot of peak-season use with only a small down pay- ment and no installment pay- ments until December 1.1973 That isn t all There are no finance charges until April 1, 1974. Take your choice of models on two great suspension systems trail- smoothing trailmg-arm bogies or the new John Deere slide suspen- sion system. This special offer also applies to John Deere Snowmobile fashions and accessories pur- chased with your snowmobile. Buy now and get a full season of sav- ings and fun. Offer ends November 30, 1973, at participating John Deere dealers. nothing i JOHN DEERE Deere McKay Bros. Farm Implements Ltd. 3214-SAvr N. 327-2043 K A D Implements Ltd. Ctrditon, Phont 653-3568 Rancher's Supply Ltd. Cliratholm Phont 235-3711 Green Power Ltd. Ph. 223-2131-Ph. 833-3811 Rancher's Supply Ltd. Plnclwr Alia. Phont 827-4451 Shur Crop Soil Service Ltd. Vulcin. Phont 485-2331 Anderson Supplies Ltd. Wcrntr, Alia. Phont 642-3145 among them during the Japa- nese offensive may serve as a common rapport between Prime Minister Trudeau and his Chinese hosts when he vis- its China next week All Chinese know Dr. Beth- une as a Canadian Samaritan. They have to know about him. Chairman Mao Tse-tung de- creed during the Great Prole- tarian Cultural Revolution of 1966-69 that they must learn trom Dr Bethuhe's "selfless spirit of serving people." Communist Chinese histo- rians claim that Dr. Bethune, who arrived in China in late 1937, was sent by the Commu- nist parly of Canada to work with the Communist-led Eighth Route Chinese army They say he was a "true Com- munist an inter- nationalist VICTIM OF DISEASE Dr Bethune died Nov. 26. 1939. from septicemia, a form of blood poisoning, after treat- ing many wounded soldiers. He had frequently operated on wounded soldiers in aban- doned temples just behind frontlines The Chinese buried him at Shihchiachuan. about 100 miles south of Peking During November, 1966. on the 27th anniversary ol the doctor's death, Mao wrote a special article. In Memory ot Dr Bethune The article, along with two others by Mao, are essential reading for all Chinese They must study them over and over again The three are known to the as. "The three well- read articles Three years ago when Can- ada and China established diplomatic relations, the Chi- nese Communist party news- paper People's Daily singled out Dr. Bethune as "a good son of Canada" in an editorial welcoming the occasion Since then, several Chinese missions have come to Can- ada for goodwill tours which never are complete without a visit to the doctor's birthplace in Northern Ontario. External Affairs Minister Sharp was the first federal minister to mention Bethune to the Chinese publicly. He spoke highly ol the doctor dur- ing a lour of the trade ex- hibition in South China's Can- ton in August 1972. The Chi- nese were pleased When Trudeau arrives in Peking. Dr Bethunc's name will undoubtedly be raised again. If not Trudeau, his host. Premier Chou Kn-lai, certainly will mention the Ca- nadian doctor in his official speech ol welcome This will underline the people-to-people goodwill between the Chinese and Canadians As in the case of other vis- iting dignitaries, Chou prob- ably will hold a banquet wel- coming his Canadian guests on the night of Trudeau's ar- rival. But hours before the ban- quet in the Great Hall of the People on the western edge of the huge- Tienanmen (Heav- enlv Peace I Square, observ- 01 s mav detect just how friendly to Trudeau the Chi- are prepared to be good barometer will be the size ol the crowd at Pe- king's airport, welcoming the prime minister and his en- tourage. The numbers are carefully worked out. LESS THAN Past cases show that lead- ers ol Western countries, with the exception ol President Nixon got crowds of less than 10.000 There was no mass tur- nout lor the 11 S president. Nixon got a handful of offi- cials led by Chou But the Chinese showed him all the courtesty due to a head of state despite the fact that theie are no formal diplo- matic relations between the two countries. Again, if past cases may be taken us a reliable guide, Chairman Mao may welcome Trudeau in his private library where he has received many foreign dignitaries, including Nixon. The Chinese are likely to set this meeting for the se- cond day of the visit This would signify that the 79-vear-old chairman person- ally approves of the prime minister's visit and that offi- cial talks may begin between Trudeau and Chou Though there are many is- sues which the two men may discuss, there are no serious outstanding differences be- tween the two countries. Un- doubtedly Chou will try to en- list support lor the China view that the Soviet Union is bent on an aggressive course But in the event that a joint communique is issued, Cana- dians may be sure that the Chinese would like to have Dr Bethunc's name mentioned in it. Show Off Your Logs In Our New-Look Panty Hose Perfect Hose for the Sheer Look Available in popular colours of Beige, Spice, Amber, Taupe, Grey, Black, Brown, Ivory. pair CREDIT PLAN AVAILABLE Sapphire features the size tor you See chart below for the perfect fit Ultra-Sheer Nude Panty Hose is Big News for Your Legs All nude 20 Denier Plain Knit leg with reinforc- ed mesh sheer panty and gusset insert. Quality sewn-on elastic waistband Small fits 90-110 Ibs., Medium fits 110-130 Ibs Large fits 130- 150 Ibs Extra Large (its 150-170 Ibs Hf ICHI GRANDEUR 4 IT- S' 5 I 5) S3" 54 5 5" 56 57" 58" 59 WEIGHT 90 llOIbi I 130 liOlbv M Ib. XI Ex 150-170 Ibl DEPARTMENT STORES A DIVISION Ot THt WOOlWORTH CO. 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