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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 1972 FORD FTD Nixon, Hirohito to meet in historic Alaska talk President Nixon meefs Em- peror Hirohito in Alaska this weekend in a gesture of U.S.- JapaDese friendship. A week Jater, a book will appear in the United States, packing a wallop that does violence to Japan's sensitivity about its ruler. The book claims that a wide- ly-accepted image of Hirohito as a ruler pushed by militarists into war against his will was created by deliberate fraud as a device lo protect the imperial house when defeat in the Second World War was imminent. The author, seeking lo shatter "tire devout silence which makes conspirators of all who enter the service of the pictures Hirohilo as having a major role in planning all Japa- nese war moves since the early 1930s and in plotting the 1941 sneak attack on Pearl Harbor which plunged the United States into the war. Japan's Imperial Conspiracy, by David Bergamini, a journal- ist and Rhodes scholar, will be published by William Morrow and Co. The Japanese know about the book but are not com- menting on its quarrel with those Japanese historians who insist Hirohilo had no part in developing Japanese militarism. Under a post-war constitution imposed hy the U.S. occupation, Hirohjto no longer claims divine status and has been reduced from absolute to constitutional Presiding over it all, claims Bergamini, was a slim, bespec- tacled modern-day Caesar whose Gaul was "Greater East Asia co-prosperity sphere" in- tended to stretch from Iran to Hawaii, from Manchuria to Aus- tralia. The book is so impres- sively documented from sources said to have been hitherto inac- cessible, and so plausibly laid out, that it seems sure lo com- mand an attentive audience. Bergamini says Hirohilo's monarch But Japanese regard hj r in thc plan_ him with reverence as the reh-1 gious head and symbol of the >n? n-erc members of an im- I nation, and the book seems' Pcrial cabal who me "nder bound to create a stir. I heavy security in a building on Bergambi suggests that Hi- the paJace grounds begmmng as SHOE REPAIRS if BEST if FAST if CHEAP SHOE HOSPITAL 311 Il1h Street South rohito should have lopped the list of those tried for war crimes, as the chief architect of Japanese aggression since the 1931 invasion of Manchuria. A Tokyo native and fluent in far back as 50 years ago. "Here, in the precincts of the palace, were made thc first rough plans for Japan's attempt to conquer half the Ber- gamini writes. "Here studied Saturday, Stpttmbir 1971 THE 1ETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Oil firm to spend millions TORONTO (CP) J. A. Arm- strong, president of Imperial Oil Lid. said yesterday the com- pany will spend at least 546 mil- lion on exploration and drilling in the Arctic and off the east coast of Canada by the end of 1972. Mr. Armstrong told the To- ronto Society of Financial Ana- lysts about million will be spent this winter drilling II new wells in the Mackenzie River delta in the north, increasing the number of rigs in the area to five from three. He said another million will be spent on exploration and drilling on Arctic islands in a joint project with Panarctic Oils Ltd. between this fall and the end of 1972. Another (IS million will be spent drilling 13 more wells off the east coast and in adding a second semi-submersible rig to the eastern program. Lacrosse plant closing denied CORNWALL, Ont. (CP) The Canadian Press erroneously reported Wednesday that the Chisholm Lacrosse Manufactur- ing Co. Ltd. had closed down, putting 110 persons out of work. Colin Chisholm, part-owner of the plant, said the firm has only closed for a couple of weeks. Not all employees will be taken back when the plant reopens, said Mr. Chisholm, but he could not estimate how many would be affected. "We just closed down for a couple of weeks until we get some distribution problems in the United States straightened he said. He did not say when the plant would reopen. Japanese, Bergamini searched every one of the Class-A war tons of records to assemble in j criminals tried by allied judges pages a hair-raising story of Japan scheming to dominate the world. It is a story of cruel "fake" wars, staged provoca- tions, purges, spying, palace-in- spired assassinations, im- mensely complicated plots and, above all, of slaughter of a mind-boggling scale. in 1946 and 1947. Here, if where, was hatched the 'crimi- nal conspiracy' of which Ja- pan's war leaders.with the ex- ception of Hirohito, were judged guilty. Here only were all the Japanese 'criminals' together in one place at one time to 'con- I spire.1 Falls off machine RED DEER (CP) Three- year-old Edward Stanley Swainson of R.R. 1 Red Deer died in hospital following accident on his father's farm The boy fell off a tractor h was riding and struck his hea on the ground. MONARCH LIFE GROWING WITH SOUTHERN ALBERTA Norm Lippert "Monarch Men" in Southern Alberta have been consistently among Ihe top producers in the Company. [Jncausc of Ihe amazing growth of the area and the market potential, vve at Monarch are proud to announce the opening of a full branch in Lethbridge lo provide complete service lo our present and future policyholders. The branch is under the. management of Jim Provick. A vcleran of seventeen years with Monarch Life, Jim has proven his ability in all areas of sales, management and Life Insurance counselling. (im manned our Saskatoon branch'for Ihe live years and lo him falls Ihe enviable task of managing a sales force of professionals which include'; four vcleran producers, all of whom have more than ten years experience. Duke Kwasnic and Voshinaka have bolh been wiih tho Company (or fiiimi years. Duke-was Monarch's leading producer in "1970 and runner-up this year. Guoryu also has consistently been among Ihe Duke Kwasnie Monarch Life sales leaders. Elmo Wolsey and Mas Terakita round out the veteran group. A native Alberlan, Elmo has maintained an active career of life insurance counselling and communily involvement which has-made him a familiar figure in Ihe Cardslon area. Mas, in his ten years of working out of Lethbridge, has always maintained a healthy balance of quality and quantity in his production. A winner of the Nalional Quality Award for eight consecutive years, Mas has developed a broad reputation as a top insurance advisor. is Ihe l.ilest member of Ihe (cam. In his first year wilh Monarch Life, Norm's energy, tempered by four years experience in the industry, has enabled him lo get off to an excellent start. These Monarch Men look forward lo meeting you. Our Lnthbridcje Branch is now locnlcd .it; PKOfESSIONAI. BUILDING 40-I-mh Street South, Lethbridge, Albcrla. George Yoshinaka Elmo Wolsey MasTerakila THE MONARCH LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY ONE DAY ONLY ON DAY SEPT. WHITE SUGAR Alberta Fine Granulated 10-lb. paper bag........................................... it or not price TOMATO SOUP Town House 10 fl. oz. tin. New at Safeway Believe it or not price STRAWBERRY JAM Valley Gold Pectin Jam 48 fl. oz. fin Believe it or not price LUNCH MEAT Jubilee 12-oz. net wt. tin ............................Believe it or not price PANTY HOSE and Nylons National brand. Assfd. styles, shades, tizes. Values to 1.79........ Believe it or not price GROUND BEEF Regular Quality Guaranteed fresh Believe it or not price, Ib. 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