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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SO UTHBRlDOt HERALD Ihurldoy, Soplembor Thooi.nJ f) I I 10O I 2OO! V _ I _______ L J. -I L---t .....Ethnic Italian Jewish 1 Breakdown German P-------. 4Million Persons- Changing Population CHANGING POPULATION Graph at right shows the increase in Quebec's population by elhnic groups from 1901 to 1961. Immigration hos strikingly changed the makeup of the non-French minority, which was once al- most entirely English, Irish and Scottish. Full results of the 1971 census have not yet been released bul advance figures on mother tongue only not elhnic groups show a percentage drop in French and a smaller drop m English, in a Quebec populaticr, of swelled by newcomers with mother longues other than the two ofli- cial languages. Graph above shows the ethnic break- down in Quebec in 1901 and 1961. Quebec's non-French minority, roughly 20 per cent of the total populal.on ever since Confederation, has bl-en reinforced regularly by immigration from other provinces. PR ES1DEJNTIAL C AMP AIGN Wliere liave all the issues gone? An Analysis Uy KRANKEL I New York Times Service PITTSBURGH Where linve all the issues gone? Stand out- side a school in neighborhood of Wallace fans and no one inent- tiers busing or law and order, though ore father complains that school prnye -5 seemed to Unvc been replaced by sex cdu- cat km inside. And drop in on McGovarn j headquarters here and y o u i Isurn that the really big issue involves a quarrel with the candidate's handlers in Washing- ton on how to use everyone's lime. Less than 48 hours alter they out the largest poli- tical crowd ill memory for the senator here, his local lieuten- ants are aghast that the nation- al managers want just crowds ami more crowds for tlieir Visit a union headquarters in j borne weekly visitations so that they can get a minute or two on the television news. The locals say that what the pain- To'edo and no one talks about unemployment, though one sec- retary marvels at her children's ____ _._, ..._....._. lack of interest in money. j fully recruited parly and labor Walk through a Polish neigh- i canvassers want is some down- to-eni ih campaigning by the numin.ee, whom Ihey arc will- borhood in and ore remembers those "captive nations" or tiic horrors of doing business the communists, though one man observes that military production seems to keep the country prosperous. Ask to sec tlie political action at the University of Pittsburgh and you hear eies-ml faculty explanations for the students' 1 apathy: these are largely work- ing class youngsters and they feel themselves on Ihe way up Ihe economic ladder and fully (Toledo and be aligning themselves in re-1 markably similar ways un- enthusiastically for the presi- dent and uniformly uureceptive to something about G o o r g e McRovern. The mathematics of all Iliis a-e assuredly as devastating as (he polls Euggest. The Pitlsburg region, for install, is expect- ed by the senator la yield him not only the customary demo- cratic majority but one that is bigger than usual so as to off- set the opposition of m a y o r Frank L. llizzo in the state's other major democratic strong- hold, Philadelphia. Without a solid triumph in Pittsburgh there would be no chance of carrying Pennsylvania and with- now to sell if only Ihey j out carrying Pennsylvania there knew him. Somewherre in this strange campaign, there lurk some for- midable issues, but neither vot- ers not their political suitors That may be all right in Viet- nam, but you kind of wonder whether he's tough "A lot of our members hear all this talk about welfare and they don't like says a union official in the Toledo construc- tion trade. "And he's going too much with these young jwople." Over and over again there are comments about "kids" and about "giveaways." In the view of Prof. Samuel P. Hays of the University of Pittsburgh, there are also code concepts like 'women's lib' 'abortion" and that are huvting articulate them consistently. Judgements are obviously tak- ing shape in the electorate. It cannot be accidental that in this democratic citadel, as in visible formula for na- tional success. MAKE PROGRESS For the moment the McGov- ern workers are busy register- McGovern here because Ihey symbolize new values, rebellion and negation of cultural tradi- tions. The professor thinks they block out the senator's argu- ments about economic injustice, just as the arguments over pro- hibition did at the turn of the century. SIMPSONS-SEARS ing voters whom they know to he unconvinced and deferring for another fortnight the labov- ions 'door-to-door effort at per- suading democrats to "c o m e home." They are making pro- Today you can buy a full-feature slide projector and save Picture it! Deluxe Solid Stale 'autofocus' sTide projector. set it and forget il. Convenient remote control (or remote operation up to 9' away. Pop-up editor, for simple slide editing. Timer (or automatic showing at 4 8 15, and 30-second intervals. Quiet, blower-cooled motor. 500-watt lamp and -t-inch lens (or bright, sharp viewing. High impact black plastic housing boasts handsome woodgrain trim. Circular tray (or 100 slides. Also accepts 36-slide metal orVarimount trays. Plastic circular tray. Holds 100 slides. Index on box.........3.99 (ray. Holds 36 slides in mela! 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There are issues, they insif.t: economic injustice, high prices and profits, portable pensions, low income housing and many more, "But the voters don't want lo be called McCiOvcin says, "and they don't want to be told about McGovem's early upbringing as a Republican. They want to relate and to iden- tify with him." EXPLICIT "Ordinary" Democrats trying a own temptation o vole for Nixon are no more xpHcit. But there arc seme re- rains in their comments that uggest an inability to cast Mc- Govern as he has cast himself as the champion of victimized working people and taxpayers. "He's always giving away a telephone repairman n suburban Pittsburgh remarks. Press bias charge hurled QUEBEC (CP) Jean Mar- cliand, regional economic ex- pansion minister, criticized the -EC and some newspapers for what he called biased report- ing. Speaking at the Liberal meet- ing which nominated him by acclimation as the party's can- didate in Langelier riding in the Oct. 30 federal election, Mr. Marchand gave examples of whal he termed press bias. He criticized Toronto Star lor announcing his department had distributed millions of dollars to big companies without refer- ring to figures publislied by tho department. These figures demonstrated clearly that the type of grant referred to by the Toronto newspaper represented only a minor part of his department's policies. FOIJ.OWKD BY CAR Another example of press bias, Mr. Marchand said, was Ihe reporting of an incident Sunday night in whicli lie said he was followed by six men in a car. He was alone with an aitle and had no RCMP officer with him. They stopped their car twice to see what the car following (hem would do, he said. It also stopped both times and Mr. Marchand sought help from the provincial police. The next day, he said, La Soleil ran a report of the in- cident under a headline which said: "Marchand is 'brave' but he takes no chances." The CBC French-language network reported that he "tlxnight he was followed." "That's how you destroy a politician.'' Mr. Marchand said. at Simpsons-Soars you get Inn finest guarantee satisfaction or money refunded and free delivery rxjr sorvic trains yjilh 'he prelects you (ivory inch of Uie way STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. to p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Centre Village. Telephone 328-9231 WATCHES DUCKS-Archie leduc, eight-yenr-old visitor lo the Canatara Park children's farm in Sarnia, Ont., ihares Ihe pond wilh soma ducks and they don't seem to mind it a bit-. The farm is a favorite spot for local children end also draws many ;