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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta U.S. sells corn to Red China WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Nixon announced Friday the first sale of U.S. livestock feed Ions of the People's Republic of China. Military regime in control LOME, Togo (AP) A 12- inan military government has been formed in Dahomey, where the army deposed the ci- vilian government in a coup Thursday. Dahomey radio now calling Kcelf "the voice of the revolu- tion" said Maj. Maliieu Kc- rckou, who led the coup, had marie himself president, cliicl of state, minister of defence and of planning of the West Af- rican country. Maj. Michae Aladaye was made foreign min- ister. Communications between Togo and neighboring Dahomey have been cut and the fate o the members of the civilian government of Justin Ahoma degbe, which wfls overthrown Is unknown. Kerekou is a paratroop offl cer who took part in a military coup In 1967- In mid-September, there was an announcement of a on wheat sale to China but here had been no earlier deal- ings in corn. Nixon, In a campaign radio broadcast dealing with the 'armer and his problems, wit JIB new relationship with Pe- king "is another situation In which our farmers are botl contributing to peace and prof iting from peace." Nixon said "the grain sales which we have made to the People's Republic of China only scratch the surface of an im mense trade potential between our two countries." The president reported a con tract for I he sale of the corn had been signed "within tb last few days." The sale thus amounts about 12 million relatively Email amount. An nual U.S. corn production ex ceeds five billion bushels. Nixon, in his remarks, als defended a controversial grain sale to the Soviet Union. He said: "We have openec new markets in Communis bloc countries by lifting the re- strictive ocean shipping regu lations of the last adminis tralion. Thic action led to las winter's sale feed grains to the Soviet Union and then to the three-year grain sales agreement whic we signed with the Soviets in biggest peacetim transaction of its kind in his lory." PINCHER CREEK W. M. K. McGURK Barrister and Solicitor PINCHER CREEK, ALBERTA Announces the removal of hit law office t 1006 Hewei'son Ave. (P.O. Box 1598) Tel. 627-3862 lolurday, October 28, 1972 THE IFIHBRIDOE HMAIB ONLY MARGARET KNOWS Whaieve r Prime Mimslcr Trudoau said ID his wife, Margaret, Is nol on record, but her reotfio n is on film. The two were at a rally for the Prime Minisler in Toronto. New parks concept bared CAI.GARY (CP) sec- lions on a ranch land near Oochrane has been purchased by the Alberta government as part of a project that could bring provincial parks closer to major urban centres. Although the area and sim- ilar land may not be opened to the public for several years, It represents a different ap- proach in development oE rec- reational land. T. A. Drinkwaler, director of parks for the department of lands and foresfs, said research i indicates that people who now make use ol provincial parks are in the middle and upper income groups. "The dlf advantaged have no way of getting to these parks due to either physical or finan- cial handicaps. "While all of the people of Alberta must contribute finan- cially toward the develop- ment of parks, only H very SOCIAL CREDIT IS THE ONLY SOLUTION OUR LAND IS CHOICE ABOVE All OTHER LANDS VOTE SOCIAL CREDIT TO KEEP IT FREE VOTE POSITIVE A Negative vote (to get someone else out is ci principles you know are right. The old line parties have failed for the past 105 years. Socialism has always takn away individual freedom. Social Credit has the answer. Keith Hancock will work for you. wasted vote. Stand up for the Vote SOCIAL CREDIT-Vote HANCOCK X small percentage get [o use them." He said the concent Is still in the planning stage and it's not certain that the site near Cochrane becomo a park. "We have discussed the Idea thoroughly with Lands aucl For- ests Minister Dr. Allan War rack and he agrees with it. "But we still have a way to go in terms of just whal shape these new parks should take." The land, just norttuyest o Calgary, is the former Diamont Banch owned by J. P. Austin. The project is for the future Ir. DrmJnvater said, as it won't long before the suburbs of ;algary touch and then sur- ound the town of Cochrane. "But by then it will be far oo late to do anything about roviding recreational land for he people. Even now land in hat area is being split into 20- acre parcels for gentleman far- mers from Calgary." He said the government may Conduct public hearings to de- erniine the needs the people jefore developing the park cas. "I would assume these areas would be for day use only. No overnight camping would be permitted and the volume of nsitors might have to be con- rolled by daily quotas." FORESEES DEVELOPMENT "We now have areas near Cochrane, but 50 years 'rom now we would probably need four or five times that amount of land to adequately meet the needs ot Calgary." He foresees such park devel- opment adjacent lo every ur- jan centre in Alberta. It doesn't have to be a Cal- gary or Edmonton. Smaller communities will need such fa- cilities just as much as larger centres." The two sections of land climb the south end o[ the Wild- cat Hills and overlook the foot- hills and (he Rockies. The ridge provides a view of the Bow River valley as it twists towards Ghost Lake. DON'T GET PUSHED AROUND THIS WINTER See yourDUNLOP Tire Specialist now! Muscle Snow Tire is here! In Crowfoot: JIM GREEN-In Medicine Hat: WILLARD PAXMAN-ln Rocky Mountain: BRIAN GANSKE INSERTED BY THE IETH. 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