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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE WTHBRIDGE HERAID Friday, September 29, 1972 U.So can't n nes LONDON (AP) The Soviet Union Is flying a supers o n i c swing-wing bomber Hie Utritcd States cannot match and n fighter plane the Americans cannot catch, the now edition of Jane's All The World's Aircraft reported today. The international authority on aerospace developments com- mented that the U.S. lag behind the two Soviet planes illustrates the dangers of shopping for bargains when planning an air lorce. The 798 page annual refer- ence book contained what it said was the first Western-pub- lished illustration of the Soviet bomber, known as Backfire. Also pictured was the .Soviet Mig-23 fighter, which has been outpacing Israel's American- made equipment in Middle East skies. Fanners union seeks aid EDMONTON (CP) The National Farmers Union in Al- berta is seeking legislation which would make it an agent with collective bargaining pow- ers for the province's farmers. In a brief to a legislative committee reviewing profes- sions and occupations, the farm- ers union requested here an act giving them this power, to be- come effective when 51 per cent of Alberta's farmers join the farmers union. The farmers union now re- ports a membership of about of Alberta's fann- ers. Farmers union spokesmen appearing before the legislative committee said the collective bargaining rights were essen- tial "in the farmer's struggle to extract fair treatment from a society dominated by the mon- opoly power of big business." The National Farmers Union wants to become sole bargain- ing agent for Alberta's farmers. The province's other farmer's union, UNIFARM, says it has a membership of about A UNIFAHM spokesman said today his organization has no plans to challenge or duplicate the national farmers union's move. Jane's editor, John W. H. Taylor, said the Soviet Union supplied the WiG-ZS to Egypt anr3, piloted by Soviets and Egyptians, it has flown recon- naissance missions over the .Middle East. "It was frustrating for crews ol Israeli Phantoms to realize that even the best missile- arnietl fighters supplied by America could not enable them to challenge a MiG-23 flying at its normal operational cruising speed and Taylor said. Jane's said (he Soviet Back- fire is believed to have been designed for an over target speed of about miles an hour with a maximum range without refuelling of miles. It said- a small preproduction series probably has been built for development testing, weap- ons trials and evaluation. In contrast, Taylor said, de- velopment of America's swing- wing supersonic strategic bomb- er the North American Rock- well B-la, successor to the B-52 only under cease- less opposition in Congress and is not scheduled to fly until 1974. the GREAT PRETENDER SALISBURY, Rhodesia (AP) ''Was the accused conscious or unconscious when you saw him at the the lawyer asked a witness in court. "He was pretending to be conscious but he replied the wit- ness. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH MOSCOW (AP) More than G million tons of the best So- -iet wheat was still in the fields liis week, pummelled by rain nd snow and threatened by TOSt. The Soviet Press revealed his Thursday when it published 'igures on the progress ot the larvest in key areas in the eastern part of the country which were counted on to limit the shortfall in this year's crop. After the failure of the wheat crop in European Russia, where summer drought stunted the wheat, the Soviets were compelled to buy more than SI oillion of American grain, in addition to smaller purchases from Canada and Australia. Western experts said they didn't know whether the har- vest conditions east of (he Urals would send the -Soviets back to the foreign wheat mar- ket. The crop in Siberia and Ka- zakhastan had premised to be rich. Yields were higher than average. The problem was to reap the late-ripening harvest before the weather turned bad. The harvest is usually com- pleted by Sept. 15. Kccent press accounts have described a condition of chaos. Grain uncut, machinery break- downs, mismanagement and in- adequate drying facilities for the grain wet by weeks of cold rain. TO NEW LIFE Mr. and Mrs. Zul Rupani wait po- lienlly at Longue Pointe Military 'barracks for customs and health clearance following their arrival from Uganda. The couple was married in the African country less than two months ago. Tornado victims get special aid EDMONTON (CD Inter- est-free loans for a three-year period will be made available to victims of tornado damage, Agriculture Minister Dr. Hugh Horner announced here. The special program is de- signed to help persons get "back on their feeel" and will allow for individuals to borrow up to he said. Although tiie government's program involves only the tiu-ee-gcar interest-free loans, the loans would be made avail- able on a long-term or 15 years or longer, Dr. Hom- er said. LOOKING FOR WORK ARER Westburne Drilling Ltd., G, P. Drilling Wardean Drilling. Wo operate rigs across Canada. Camp and town jobs. Our busy season should slant about Oclober 1972, and we need to have names and telephone numbers of avail- able men on file. Experienced and non-experienced. Apply Jo: PERSONNEL MANAGER, Westburne Drilling 1332, 550 6th Avenue, S.W., Calgary T2P OS2 STRANGLER This Is a composite sketch of a male teenager Waterloo police suspect to have grabbed and choked four other teenage hoys, three of them in the past six rtays in Waterloo, Onl. region. The special assistance is con- .dei-ed to be Ihe forerunner of Planned Disaster Act, and he loans will also be available o flood damage victims. He aid loans would be made under te agriculture develop m e n t ct and all loan applications 'ould be handled by local de- elopment committees in each nunicipalily. An estimated damage ccurred in the BawlC area, 6 miles southeast of Edmonton, in ate July because of a tornado. Dr. Horner said he expected nost of th e h orr owed money 'ould be used to finance cen- ion of new harns a .nd other out-buildings. "Most of the homes had wind he said. The announcement follows an a r 1 i e r statement by Allen itlair, minis Eer without port oliof that the province will jrovlde i n grants to esidents who suffered property damage because of the sum mer floods. Asians like Canada By DENNIS TTODEAU MONTREAL (CP) and Yasmin Hupani were married 111 Uganda 114 months the same day that President Idi Amin ordered all Asians out of the East African country. Thursday, the young Asian couple, both accountants, were among 138 refugees in the first major group to arrive in Can- ada.' Two hours alter their day- break arrival, they were sip- ping coffee and eating cream cakes in a military gymnasium in east-end Montreal, waiting to be assigned temporary accom- modations and thinking about their future in Canada. "We like this country, you Mr. Rupani said, "a country that really wanted to help us." BOUND FOR TORONTO They hope to go to Toronto where they have friends and will look for jobs. They said they had heard "quite a bit" about Toronto. As for the country they left, Yasmin said the political cli- mate "was not really but "people are trying to get out as fast as possible." Both the Rupanis and another Ugandan couple had already made plans to leave their coun- try before the expulsion order came. LEFT POST The second couple asked not to be identified because they have relatives In Uganda and the husband had left his >ost as a senior agricultural of- icer without informing the gov- ernment. "We had the hus- band said, adding that they had already applied to Australia and Canada by the time the ex- on was announced. He was studying in Australia when the order came. He holds a Ugandan passport while most of the refugees have British passports. "I was also selected for Aus- tralia but I didn't like Aus- he said. WANTS FARM While they have not decided where they would like to go, the couple may choose Ontario which they said "has good soil." "I would like to go to a small town and get a farming the agriculture officer said. The two couples are typical of the Asian refugees encoun- tered at the Longue Pointe mil- itary barracks where the immi- gration and manpower depart- ment has set up a reception centre for? the Asians. Coun- sellors will help them decide on their final destination. Both couples said they were relieved to be out of Uganda and happy to be in a country that "really wanted to help us." LETHBR1DGE PUBLIC LIBRARY Winter Hours Commencing Monday, Otfobsr 2, 1972 CENTRAL LIBRARY MONDAY THRU FRIDAY: Adull and Children's p.m. Film p.m. SATURDAY All p.m. SUNDAY Adult and Children's Depts. only p.m. NORTH BRANCH CLOSED ON MONDAYS Tuesday and p.m. Thursday nnd p.m. a rn.-5.30 p.m. SOUTH BRANCH CLOSED ON MONDAYS Tuesday and p.m. Thursday and p.m. p.m. SEPT. 29, 30 ONLY [ASSISTANT MANAGER'S! HARVEST OF VALUES PETAL DIP Hobby Demonstration FREE BUNNY BANKS FOR THE FIRST 75 CHILDREN ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT SATURDAY MORNING ZELCO ANTIQUING DEMONSTRATION IN OUR HARDWARE DEPARTMENT SPECIAL T1MEX WATCHES assortment Ladies' Boys' 20% OFF Manufacturers Suggested Price SPECIAL LADIES' KNIT PANTS 100% nylon Brown, Green Misses' sizes. Pair QR Over- Pair 4 .R6 SPECIAL BOYS7 SKI JACKET 4 to fix Navy, Green EACH 5.84 SPECIAL MEN'S 100% NYLON SKI JACKETS Polyesfer lilled -Sizes 36 lt> 46 colors EACH SPECIAL ORLON PILE SEAT COVERS -Easy to install -Washable in win summer sizes colon SPECIAL 'PRESTONE' ANTI-FREEZE coolant For radiator safety the galfon 2.29 15 MINUTE SPECIALS EVERY HOUR STARTING AT 5 P.M. FRIDAY QUANTITIES LIMITED P.M. 15 MINUTES ONLY MEN'S DOWN FILLED SKI JACKETS 14 ONLY Reg- to 28.88 SPECIAL, EACH P.M. 15 MIUNTES ONLY IEBERN WATCHES Reg. 12.96 V SPECIAL, EACH SATURDAY-TOiOO AM. 15 MINUTES ONLY DISCONTINUED WARP KNIT PRINTED POLYESTER Limit 200 yardi Reg. 4.86 yard SPECIAL, YARD_______________ P.M. 15 MINUTES ONLY IB Orfl-Y LADIES' WINTER COATS Half Price Clearance P.M. 15 MINUTES ONLY LADIES' SWEATERS and BLOUSES Reg. to 9.96 SPECIAL, EACH LADIES' PULL-ON 15 MINUTES ONLY SATURDAY-! A.M. 'KNIT PANTS' Reg. to 6.66 SPECIAL, PAIR SATURDAY-12 NOON 15 MINUTES ONLY LAD US' SHOE CLEARANCE Reg. to 5.96 SPECIAL, PAIR P-M. 15 MINUTES ONLY LADIES' SLEEVELESS TURTLENECK TOPS Reg. to 2.44 SPECIAL, EACH SATURDAY-4.00 P.M. 15 MINUTES ONLY 9'xl2' Colon Red, Green, NYLON FILAMENT RUGS Reg. 39-88 SPECIAL, EACH P.M. 15 MINUTES ONLY Solid State POCKET PORTABLE RADIOS SPECIAL, EACH P.M. 15 MINUTES ONLY MEN'S SWEATER CLEARANCE Reg. 6.96 SPECIAL, EACH P.rV.. 15 MINUTES ONLY MR. SHAG SCATTER RUGS Full range of colors Reg. 3.96 SPECIAL, EACH________________ Receive FREE 6 CUP CORNINGWARE TEAPOT OR A BIG, BIG BUY BLANKET IF you open a new credit account for or mora or add or more to your present account. County Fair located In Zetler'i Shopping on Mayor Magi-nth Drive. Open Daily 9 1o 6 p.m. Thursday 9 a.m. fo 9 p.m. Telephone 328-3171 ;