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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta paid for 3VYSE seat NEW YORK (AP) Two seats on the New York Stock Exchange were sold Tuesday for each, the lowest price since 1958 and below the price of a seat sold March 22, the exchange said. Today's prices were the low- est since a sale for Aug. 13, 1958. The exchange said the current price for a seat was bid and asked. The peak price for a seat on the exchange was A number of seats changed hands at that price in late 1968 and 1969. CONVENTION HOST QUEBEC (CP) Lions Club members from Quebec and On- tario are to hold their annual convention here in 1976. Repre- sented will be more than 500 clubs and more than members. TRACTOR TIRE 18.4x34 6 ply Prepare Your Tractor Now TRIMBLES TIRE SUPPLY LTD. 314 llth ST. LETHBRIDGE PHONE 327-2007 BLAIRMORE PHONE 562-2743 W.druwloy, April 4, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGI HERALD 9 Winter snows melt Looks toward independence Lynden O. Pindling, shown with his wife, is the first black prime minister in the history of the Bahamas, a 700-island chain arching across the Atlantic between Flor- ida and Haiti. The Independent Commonwealth of the Bahamas is about to become an independent nation. It has a couple of items to attend to with the United States and Cuba before making its final break from Britain on July 10. Countryside travel curtailed By THEODORE SUABAO New York Times Service IVANOVO, U.S.S.R. Every year around this time, when melting snows begin to turn much of the Russian plain into a sea of mud, traffic in the countryside grinds to a vir- tual haJt. Out-of-the-way villages be- come isolated for weeks, chil- dren often cannot be transport- ed to rural district schools, and newspapers and magazines fail to reach village subscribers. In this textile manufactur- ing city, only 200 miles north- east of Moscow, the provincial government has just issued an order prohibiting all heavy truck traffic for a few weeks, beginning April 9. The order, which applies even to the best roads, is designed to keep pave- ments and other road surfaces from disintegrating under heavy loads during Uus spring season. Ivanovo province is heavily industrial and farming in the area's poor soil has historically played a secondary rote, so the disruption decreed in rural traf- fic is unlikely to be crucial. But in the main agricultural regions of the southern steppe, this lack of transportation becomes precisely at planting time when seed must be deliv- ered to farms and any delay may mean a decline in crop yields. The Soviet Union has never developed the reliable farm-to- market road system that went along with agricultural devel- opment of the American mid- dle west, and the absence of year-found transport links con- tinues to -take its toll in Russian farm performance. Local officials, asked about the road ordinance, said a sim- ilar order -was issued every spring in an effort to protect the road network against dam- age. In addition to probhibit- ing all traffic by trucks of three tons or more, it orders light- er trucks and buses to keep their maximum speed to 20 miles an hour. Prescription Eyeglasses Sunglasses Repairs All the Latest Styles From the Leaders in Eyewear Fashion OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. Home Recipe Plan Takes Off Ugly Fat It's simple how one may lose pounds of unsightly fat right in your own home. Use this home recipe dietary plan. It's easy, no trouble at all and costs little. Just go to your drug store and ask for Naran Reducing Plan. Pour liquid into a pint bottle and add enough grapefruit juice to fill the bottle. Take two tablespoonsful twice a day as needed and follow the Naran Reducing Plan. If your first purchase does not thow you a simple easy way to lose bulky fat and help regain slender more graceful curves; if reducible pounds and inches of excess fat don't disappear from neck, chin, arms, hips, abdomen, calves and ankles just return the empty car- ton for your money back. Follow this easy way endorsed by many: who have tried this plan to help bring back alluring curves and graceful slenderness. Note how quickly bloat disappears, how much better you feel. More youthful appearing and active. Political parties received million from big firms OTTAWA (CP) Canada's major companies donated nearly mMon to political parties in 1970, and million of this came from foreign- owned firms. The information was given to New Democratic Leader David Lewis in reply to a written Commons question. The statis- tics cover only firms having as- sets of or sales of at least and cover only do- nations defined as taxable. There is no indication of what parties received the money, or what portion of the donations were at the federal or provin- cial level. No firms are named, although the total donations are" broken idown to nine industrial cate- gories. Manufacturing, by a long way, led the donations with followed by construc- tion with Finance in- dustries donated while transportation, communication and other utilities gave Service industries provided while came from ffie mining industry, an- other from the whole- sale trade, and from the _ retail trade. Agriculture, forestry and fishing donated Of the donated by manufacturing firms, came from foreign-controlled firms; The lowest proportion of foreign in the serv- ice industries, with only out of the total of WHY SHOULD WOMEN GET STUCK WITH THE CLUMSIEST CARS? It's true you need space for the kids and the dogs and the groceries. But that doesn't mean you have to lug a giant station wagon around. With the rear seat down, the Volvo wagon has space in back for 67 cubic feet of kids, dogs and groceries. Or a 6-foot sofa. And space in front for a 6 husband. But outside, the wagon is exactly the same size as the sedan. (That's about 3 feet less to park than the giants. And three feet less to dent.) A sense of proportion is one of many sensible things about Vfolvo. Others include 4-wheel disc brakes. A rear-window wiper, washer and defroster. And rear doors with extra locks the kids can't open from inside, so you can keep your mind on the road instead of the back sea-. If all wagons were designed as sensibly as a maybe women drivers would have a better name. VOLVO SHORT STOP AUTO LTD. 538 6m Street South, lethbridge 328-6586 WHY NOT SURPRISE THE WIFE AND FAMILY WITH A NEW KITCHEN Let us make your kitchen a pleasant place to work in. A variety of styles, finishes, and price ranges are available to let you remodel to suit your taste. Don't know what to put where? We can give free planning advice with no obli- gation. Stop in today with your kitchen dimensions, .and let us plan ond price your new kitchen. AND NOW! KITCHEN CABINETS ARE REDUCED Need help with installation? Let us help with contractor's advice. ADDA RANGE HOOD ivIiami-Carey. coppertone. 2 speed, deluxe ducted modef- (tegular SPECIAL 36 50 MOULDED COUNTER TOPS Add convenience and lux- ury with these plastic laminated countertops. ADD SPARKLE WITH CERAMIC TILE Here's an ideal du it yourself kitchen addition. Mounted on a 12" square mesh back these 1" tiles are easily handled and go up fast. SMT'Ssriss in a number o? colon. Special per sq: ft. SPECIAL 749 in. Ft. 99 c Sq. Foot DO-IT-NOW WITH A HANDV French Provincial style VANITY 30" x 18" deso. complete with a Golden Beige Carano marble top. SPECIAL FAUCET SET "Sterling" A" camtre set v pop-up drain for SPECIAL I I let 19.75 SURFACE MOUNTED MEDICINE CABINET Miami-Gary siider type 24" wide. EasiSy hung on the wall. SPECIAL 23 95 3rd Ave. and 17th Street South Phone 328-4461 Open Monday to Friday q.m, to p.m. Saturday a.m. to p.m. ;