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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, September 13, 1972- Story of Pork Chop, Salt and Pepper DA NANG, Vietnam (AP) 1 Ihroo Americans have been seen serving with the Viet Cong lor at least two years, military sources report. U.S, military in- telligence knows them as Pork Chop, Salt and Pepper. The men are believed fp bo deserters but could be prison- ers ot war who defected, the sources say. Although seen from a dis- tance by Americans niul sev- eral times close at hand by Vietnamese villagers, they have eluded capture and have not been identified. Salt mid Pepper work to- gether In Quang Ngai province 70 to BO miles south of Da Nang. Salt Is white, Pepper black. Pork Chop, footer, works a blonde six- little farther south in Binli Dinh province. He is said to have bad burn scars on his face and wears Ignorance no longer alibi for ecological problems By GERRY SUTTON BANFF, Alia. (CP) The secretary-general of the Council of Europe said Tuesday that ig- norance can no longer be used as an excuse for the world's ecological problems. Lujo Tonciz-Soring, an Aus- trian politician, said although most of modern problems stem from 150 years of industrial society, pre-industrial ilizalien also left a legacy of ecological havoc. "Now we have not the excuse of ignorance. People realize that the quality of life has de- teriorated despite, and because of, teclmological inventions anc discoveries." In a paper to the 12th techni cal meeting of the International Union for the Conservation of ature and Natural Resources, 1C said the world has readied an ecological turning point.1 NEED NEW BASIS The most urgent require- ment is to re-establish our so- cial order and economic system on an ecological basis. The en- vironmental qualities we want will have to be paid for out of our disposal resources of mate- rials, goods, services and capi- tal. "An enormous information and education program will be necessary to redirect tlu'nkinp.' Mr. Tonciz-Soring, now living in Strasbourg, France, said hi believes citizens must be in .-olvcd more directly In the government and management of their communities. "It is our social order rather than the economic system that must be reshaped." He told delegates from more than 80 countries that the greatest problem is that of pop- ulation. "Population growth cannot be expected to level oft before about 2050 and therefore our teclmological expertise to con trol population, rationalize waste disposal and encourage bushy sideburns to obscure them. They are members of small Viet Cong units, and as far as we can tell they enjoy no spe- cial one in- telligence source saici. "We are certain they do not command their units. "We believe they have taken part in a number of hit-and-run raids on remote district out- icsts, but they never have been potted at the scene of a major attle." PORK CHOP DAHING Investigators say Pork Chop appears the most active and daring oi the three. Severa' imes he has nagged down South Vietnamese military ve- licles and hijacked them al pinpoint. He also is credited with hav ing made off with two Ameri can armored personnel carriers from, a vehicle park, hitching one to the other. He was last reported sighted two months ago as he drove a recycling must be set ously and immediately.' rigor The Council of Europe is a regional political organization representing all European na lions. captured armored personne carrier northward into Vie Cong territory in Binh Din province. All three of the men are re ported to have spent "leaves in Da Nang, hitcliing rides int the city virtually under th noses of U.S. and South Vie namese military police. Two o them were said to have bee spotted riding a motorbike city last Christmas. A small U.S. military in- elligence team at Da Nang is ying to track down the three .ien. A reward for information aout the three men has been uggesled, but one source said [ficials were reluctant to do lis for fear of endangering ther Americans. Toole named candidate MEDICINE HAT (CP) Toole, a 43-year-old of- ficial of the United Glass and Ceramic Workers' Union, was nominated to contest the Med- icine Hat riding for the New Democratic Party in tlie Oct. 30 federal election. Mr. Toole has sought election in the riding twice, and both times was defeated. The only othe- candidate nominated is Agriculture Min- ister H. A. Olson of the Lib- eral party. The Progressive. Conservatives will hold their nominating convention Satur- day. ROUGH TONGUE A cat's tongue is covered with short, sharp projections and is used like a brush. 'Firestone the people tire people UNBELIEVABLE OFFEB Lowest. Stores and participating Dealers Corner 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S. Phone 327-8548 Thursday, Friday, Saturday September 14, 15, 16 -82 channel design color-lok automatic fine tuning color puriiier chroma color NO DOWN vear warranty PAYMENT Color lok automatic tine [Lining 82 channel Solid stale chassis 5 year warranty CHARGE IT Contemporary table modol 82 channel ColoT-lok automatic fine tuning Tint-lok automatic lint conlrol slate chassis CHARGE 5 year ACCOUNT LocaFcd in Zeller's Shopping Cenlro on Mayor Magrath DrivB Doily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday ontl Friday 9 a.m. lo 9 p.m. Telephone 328-8171 ;