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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ..Wodnenfay, September 27, 1972 THE IETHBJODGE HIKAID 45 Believe it or not, slavery still practised UNITED NATIONS Two .young girls, their wrists chained, are being dragged be- hind camels to their purchasers. A foreigner riding bv with a party of government officials in- sists on stopping. He tries to in- tervene, even offering to buy the girls, hut without success. The government officials just look on embarrassed. The scene is a Middle East country, and it is the 1970s, not the 1Mb century. Slavery is still practised In CANT THEY MAKE UP THEIR presidential wntiments expressed on a couple of trickers have Heidi Graff, 9, of Billings, Monl. perplexed. Obviously, the car belongs to a family a split political personally or maybe they just want to ba sure they ore on the winning side no mailer what happens. SIMPSONS-SEARS some parts of the world. The London-based Anil-Slav- ery Society for the Protection of Human Rights, founded In 1839, believe that slavery, serfdom, debt bondage, the sale of chil- dren and servile forms of mar- riage exist in 38 in Africa, 15 in Asia and six in Latin America, despite the fact that 81 countries have ratified a 1950 United Nations declaration against slavery. How many slaves are there In the world? "How long Is a piece of replies Patrick Mont- gomery, a retired British Army colonel who fights the society's battles in the United Nations. Montgomery explains that It is impossible to give a belter es- timate than "tens of of persons deprived of liberty as slaves or in enforced prostitu- tion. The society says there has been a reduction of slavery in Saharan countries, but reports: illegal, chattel slav- ery survives in several Arabian countries, where slaves now are described to foreigners as do- mestic servants, 1965, a public auction o! children was witnessed in a Latin American city. 1965, an employee of a hank saw evidence that his branch had effected, payment for a consignment of slaves im- ported from the territory of a signatory of the anti-slavery convention. The society Investigates and tries to get something done about flagrant abuses, but Our super power canister with cord reel and best tools For only 8998 A canister so powerful It removes even deep-down embedded dirt. Includes full set of tools with rug nozzle. Exclusive attachment caddy, big twin- fan motor with 38 cu. ft.-a-minute suction power and cycolac hood. You can add our famous Powermate attachment, The canister unit is specially wired to take our motorized Powermate carpet for details. Quality Costs No More at Simpsons-Sears at Simpsons-Sears you get'the finest guarantee "ORt HOURS: Open Doily 9 10 uNlf.Ctlon or money refunded Thursday and Friday 9 Montgomery believes progrws toward elimination of slavery will take many years. How did he get interested In slavery? In 1960, when still with the army, he was reading a report of a House of Lords debate. "When I saw a mention of Antl-SIa.very Society, I thought it was so extraordinary that such a group still existed in our times, that I picked up the phone and called them up." f- r SIMPSONS-SEARS "i r rurprt 2. Today you can buy a power humidifier and free your home from hot dry air all winter long. Automatically. Dry winter air is no fun. It can cause static electricity, wilting plants, cracked furniture, and irritated noses and throats. That's why you should eliminate dry winter air in your home with this furnace-type power humidifier from Simpsons-Sears. This rugged unit has an automatic hurrtidistat to control humidity level, long lasting rustproof construction, and will produce 15 gallons of humidity every day. Just mount it on the warm air ductwork to humidify the.entire house. You'll be amazed at the difference it'll your house, and your family. Especially at the lowest price of the season. Reg. Exclusive to Simpsons-Sears SAVE 6799 Quality Costs No More at Simpsons-Sears at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee utiefaetlon or money refunded free delivery our store-lo-door Mfvica begins with tto protActt you every Incfiofthewty STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. to p.m. Thunday and Friday 9 a.m. fo 9 p.m. Cenlrs Vitlogo. Telephone 328-9231 ;