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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta MM-THI U.S. money wizards young country's economy BvDLEFLORES FREEPORT, Bahamai (AP) Howard Hufhes and Robert Vesco, controversial expatriate United States financial wizards, are assuming key roles in the economic development of the world's second youngest coun- try. Hughes moved into Freeport in December after brief stays in Nicaragua, Canada and London. Vesco commutes between Nassau and Costa Rica. successfully fought extradition to U.S. list year on charges of trying to head off an investigation into his financial dealings with a secret contribution to President Nixon's re-election campaign. Most of the information about them indicate they are active participants in attemptfng to bring the islands more tourists, foreign investment and industrial development. it WALT FORD FARM AUCTION TUESDAY. April! Location from Coutts 6 miles east on Border Road and 1 mile north or 7 miles east on the Aden road and 'one mile south. Sale Time 11 a.m. Terms Cash Lunch served I imlructioM from Mr. Walt Ford to oflw at puMte MM following Itot of iMcMrwnr. Thto Net to buym guMa and tor information contact tha owner or Impact ttw macMnary tho (arm. TRACTORS: 660 diesel, power steering, dual hydraulics, cab, dual high lift front loader, torque amplifier; 650 diesel, gas starting, P.T.O. cab, hydraulics; IHC WD9 eab belt pully P.T.O. hyd.; 1_IHC Cub tractor P.T.O. cultivator, plow and mower. TRUCKS: Mercury V4 ton, reconditioned motor; Mercury 3 ton, 5 speed trans., 2 speed axle, box and hoist; Chev 1Vz ton steel box and hoist. HARVESTING: 92 Massey Harris combine 16 ft. cut good condition; 41 ft. auger, 6" tube; 15 ft. pull typd swather; ft. pick- up reel; ft. Sund pick-up. SEEDING AND TILLAGE: ft. LZB John Deere hoe drill 7" spacing; ft. IHC press drills with hitch; ft. Graham Hoeme chisel plow single spring; 1 ft. Noble straight blade; ft. sections of spring tooth harrow; ft. IHC Model 370 tandem disc, like new, used two seasons; ft. sections of coil spring harrows; ft. harrow cart, old style; ft. IHC rod weeders, end drive; ft. Noble straight blade; ft. Krouss one way. MISCELLANEOUS: trailer; ft. trailer; wooden wheeled wagon; type hay loader; gallon water tank; gallon fueJ tank; Deere baler for parts only; Model 127 combine; 4 cylinder motor; tric inch water pump; cylinders, grease guns, nails, nuts and bolts, dehorners, hoof trimers, vet. tools, old milking machine; trailer, older model; crow foot packers 9 ft.; cultivator, steel wheels; many more items. HOUSEHOLD: by 10 ft. nylon rug, green, good condition; blonde bedroom suite, springs and mattress; occasional chairs; of laundry tubs; of ie china, perfect shape. Owner Walt Ford Phone 344-3996 AUCTIONEER: BOB LAACKMANN Milk River, Phone 647-2141 Lie. No. 010457 JOHN DARRAGH DAVE HARVIE FARM AUCTION Location: from Milk miles East, 3 miles South on Writing-on-Stone park road, or follow signs. WED., APRIL 10th SALE TIME 11 A.M. SHARP. TERMS CASH LUNCH AVAILABLE I (iked by 'Mr. Darragh ind Mr. Harvia to Olfar at Public Auction following MM ol machinery. Tha following Hal It a gukto fr protpactiva buyara. PIMM contact tha ownan tor mora praciaa information. HARVESTING AND Deere 95 com- bine, 16 ft. header; 1-John Deere 55 combine, 14 ft. header, not used last yr., needs minor repair; 1-Sund pick-up, 10 ft.; 1-Sund pick-up, 8 ft.; 1-Melroe pick-up, 8 ft.; 1-Otawonna S.P. swather, 16 ft., air cooled en- gine; 1-Speed King grain loader, 6" tube, 40 ft.; 1-B.S. 10 h..p. motor, new last fall; 1-Mayrath grain loader, 6" tube, 27 ft., 5 h.p. Kolar motor; t-I.H.C. baler, Model 45 air cooled motor. Deere 820 Green Dash, cab, fair rubber, dual hyd.; 1-John Deere G front end loader, power take off, 3 pt. hitch. TILLAGE AND SEEDING-2-12 fid. John Deere hoe drills, 10" spacing, fertilizer attachment, rubber pack- ers, hitch, to be sold as a unit; 1-14 ft. Case hoe drill, 8" spacing; 1-14 ft. I.H.C. Model 50 H.D. chisel plow; 1-14 ft. John Deere Centre Drive Rod Weeder; 2-10 ft. John Deere Rod Weeders; 3-Speedy Rod Weeder attachments; 1-12 ft. Noble Blade; 1-16 ft. Chamholm Plow; 1-disc plow 10 sections Diamond Har- rows; 1 set Cast Packers; 1-32 ft. weed sprayer. phev. 3 ton truck, box and hoist, 5 speed trans., 2 speed axle; 1-1942 Ford 1 Vi ton truck, box needs minor repair. gal. fuel tank, 2 compart- ments; 1-300 gal. fuel tank; 1-2" water pump with H.P. B.S. motor; 2-200 gal. galvanized stock tank; 1- Electric Fencer 110 V.; 1-fanning mill; 1-500 gal. water tank; 1-100 gal. pick-up, tank and pump; 1-transmis- sion oil pump; 1-large grease gun; 1-ylse; Seed Grain- Treated; shop tools, nuts and bolts, fence posts, wire, scrap iron, barrels. Bonnet propane range; 1-Tap- pen electric range; 1 -electric fridge; 1-ranch style chrome table; number of chairs; 1-bedroom suite; 1-rocking chair; 1 sofa and chair; 1-Spartan T.V.; 1- wardrobe; 1 T.V. antenna with U.F.A. box. drawn mower; 1-hand 'washing machine; 2-wash boards, 1-hand wringer; 2-coal oil lanterns; 3-falt irons, stone crocks; folding cot; iron crib; gas iron; jars; wagon wheels. For More Information Phone Owner SALE CONDUCTED Bob Laackmann Do. IIMf7 MILK RIVED, PHONE 047.2141 Hughes, on his arrival promptly paM million for a hotel and its surrounding villas, pool, tennis courts and- marina. There, are reports that Hughes, given credit for the creation of Las Vegas, is striking a deal with the government to acquire a casino licence In Freeport. He is also reported to be negotiating for the purchase of two other major Freeporl hotels. Vesco, 38, began exerting a strong financial influence in the Bahamas soon after he came under fire from officials in a number, of countries for his dealings in Investors Overseas Services, a multinational mutual-fund organization. The Detroit-born financier is reported te have investments totalling more than million in this country of 700 islands stretching from just off the Florida coast to Haiti. Critics of Prime Minister Lynden Pindling say Vesco's investments are made with a view to generating influence enough to move into the lucr- ative casino business. He con- tributed to Pindling's 1972 re- election campaign and his bank holds a mortgage on the prime minister's palatial new home. Pindling denies any tie-in with Vesco. He says the American is free to carry put private transactions like anyone else. But there are signs Pindling is becoming disenchanted. One well-placed member of Pindling's political organization, the Progressive Liberal party, considered the decision last December not to extradite Vesco a victory of Bahamian jurisprudence over U.S. law. Now he says testimony about Vesco at the trial of former Nixon cabinet members John Mitchell, and Maurice Stans has changed his mind, which is a good in- dication that Vesco may have lost some of his clout with Pindling's people. There are also reports that Vesco may be retrenching a bit because of numerous legal actions tying up his funds. But there is no sign that he is pull- ing out. More rail grain cars on order OTTAWA (CP) Otto Lang, minister responsible for the Canadian wheat board, said Friday the government has decided to buy more rail hopper cars to move western grain. Replying in the Commons to Norval Homer Mr. Lang said that the government now is discussing the delivery rate of the new cars. He said he hopes the order can be placed as soon as pos- sible. The wheat board requested the additional hopper cars some months ago to help cope with heavy export of grain. The government acquired hopper cars two years ago and supplied them to the railways. The government provided more than million in aid to the railways earlier this year to help refurbish aging rail equipment used to haul grain. The wheat board last year complained about the inability to get grain to export points quickly enough. One commissioner told the Commons transport committee that slowness in moving grain probably reduced wheat board export sales. The board was re- luctant to promise quick deliv- ery because of the transport system. Former banker CDC head TORONTO (CP) John Ellis of Vancouver, vice- chairman of the board of Bank of Montreal, has been appointed chairman of UK Canada Development Corp. CDC in its Vancouver head office, it was announced here. Mr. Ellis replaces Marshall A. Crowe, recently appointed chairman of the National Energy Board. Headache tracking dawn owners Recalls cut prof its of automakers HOWARD HUGHES Government error may be costly TORONTO (CP) The Globe and Mail says the federal government forgot to include higher-priced oil from natural gas and oil sands in setting the single wellhead rate for Canada at S6.50 a barrel. The newspaper says the error 'could cost Canadian consumers about million a year or about 20 cents more a barrel when the higher-priced fuel is averaged into the calculation of wellhead price. Energy Minister' Donald Macdonald and Alberta and Ottawa officials said Thursday th-at the two governments disagree on whether the two unconventional oils were covered by last week's oil price agreement, the newspaper says. aUCaUM> ANOO TORONTO Tkey don't like It, bat automakers have tearad to Uve with the rtcall campaign, it's costly and it usually imans some- body goofed. The realbeadacte is track- ing down the car owner, but the height of frustration comes with Ike motorist who simply not answer a re- call. This year has started the same as many others. In the first two months, General Mo- tors, Chrysler and Ford had four major recalls covering vehicles in Canada. A total of 1.48 million were re- called in the United States, In 1973 the Big Three and American Motors recalled vehicles in Canada for safety defects. That repre- sented the bulk-but not all- of such campaigns which by law are reported to the fed- eral ministry of transport.- The ministry recorded 178 recalls last year from 56 com- auto mak- ers, foreign auto manufac- turers, snowmobile manufac- turers, motorcycle firms and the like. Total number of ve- hicles recalled for safety-re- lated defects was down from more than in 1972.' The 1973 total included more than snowmobiles and motorcycles. In the fourth quarter alone there- 61 recalls covering cars, trucks and buses, snowmobiles, motorcycles and 347 trailers. Recalls have been around almost since the auto industry began. The first by General Motors, for instance, was in- itiated in 1916 by its Buick di- vision. A GM of Canada official said every mass-produced passenger car contains an av- erage of about parts, including BWWBBg parti at whew, brakes, fairs, vulves. pistons, switches aad electrical components. "The number of vehictag re- called Is in no way related to the nunfber of vehicles which may actually have a he said. many cases, a recall campaign Is like looking for a needle hi a haystack. We may turn up a handful of defects even though thousands of ve- hicles were recalled." Recalls are costly. Ford es- timates a Jan. ll recall of 1974-model cars, in- cluding in Canada, will cost about million. The campaign is to locate 400 cars that may have a tian in the automatic sfMtf control device, option, activated by a stcerinf wheel button. We have upgraded our equip- rounding towns ment and operations to include all types of Sand and Qravel and Asphalt which can be picked up Tofcstnf Tofcstrap Constructta Specialists in all types of ENGINE REBUILDING CYLINDER BORING AND RESLEEVING CRANKSHAFT REGRINDING Ask about our Guarantee ENGINES WISCONSIN ENGINE and Service Centre Custom Engine Parts Ltd. 1605 3rd Avenue South Phone 328-8181 THE Sunday Crossword (formerly the New York Herald Tribune Crossword I Edited by Robert B. Giltespie Crossword ECOLOGICALLY YOURS Bv A. J. Santera ACROSS 1 Cow's double 42 chin 44 7 Parch 11 Cincinnati 46 swatter 16 Via and ague 21 Starry pattern 22 "I cannot tell 23 Ben Jonson" 24 Kukla's friend 25 Outdoor restrictions 27 EPA concern 64 29 Out of work 30 Show, as playing cards 31 Deadlock 66 32. Dollar bill 68 33 Perform 34 Kennedy 35 Walking stick 36 Raisond'- 73 38 Accountant 39 Feed the kitty 40 Flipper's choice 65 70 72 75 77 Hankering Speech sound- ring me up Harsh; rear Possessions On the peak Doubleday Cure Purify Chevrotain Clemenceau. Le- Claim Lodge brother In a bois- terous way Lake bottom litter and caboodle Tear Watchful Hub Decision, in boxing Yellow pigment Poetic contraction "La Douce" and others 79 Emanations 81 Smother 83 Catholic 84 Lat 86 Lowell 89 91 Climbing 92 96 Three strikes 97 Do housework 99 Melodies as Sanctuary or 101 103 Palm Social bug Kind of meal 104 Droop Slip by 106 Radar Irish dish 108 Before EPA concern 110 Motorist's 1'12 Rust 114 Kind Declaim Kind of club 115 Shoe Big or Little 118 Watch Lawmaker 119 Christened 120 fall Provided that Prince 121 DOWN 1 Wrong side of ledger 2 Musical exercise 3 April 7 observance 4 Football men 5 Mister Baba 6 Group of five 7 Sword 8 Ardor 9 Japanese native 10 Pay one's (mourn) 11 Verse 12 Tennessee Ford 13 Kind of review 14 Silkwork var 15 Growth limit figure 16 Finished 17 City on the Danube 18 Detroit's concern 19 Color 20 hills numero 26 Gangster-si 28 even keel 35 Roadside liner 37 National concern 38 Polish composer 39 Circuit 41 Mr. Stanley Gardner 42 Type: abbr 43 Japanese verse form 44 Harper Valley and others 45 Sup 46 Drum major's hat 47 Purposeful 49 Planter 50 Ekberg or Loos 52 Mistake 53 Orchestra section 55 Letter with em bS heroine 62 Imitation gold leaf 63 St. Laurent or Montand 67 Airport problem 69 Gothiorib 71 More wriggly 74 Musk or water 76 Confederate soldier 78 Stitch 80 Pro 82 Baseball's Speaker 85 Lariat loops 86 Heaped 87 Missouri river 88 Urban concern 90 Essence 93 Blackout 94 Actress Verdugo 95 Shortenings 98 Duplicity Diagramless 19 X ACROSS 1 Stuff 5 Chaise 9 Knife 10 Water's edge 11 Bent over 13 Marketplaces 14 God of love 15 Seductress 19 Uncommon 20 String 21 Assistant 22 Farm birds 25 Misplaced 26 By way of 27 U.S. Indian 29 "The world is for one 30 Encores 34 Stop 35 Poisonous serpent 36 Calf's meat k 13, oy Make 38 High Sea Dregs Act 39 40 Mr. Clothes 42 Charles 43 German IX times Knock 44 Kind Soft 45 Coin Press 46 Boxer Max Where it's 47 Tried 49 Young Great 50 Previous 7 Mr. Link- letter 8 Kind of man 9 Favors 10 Smoke and 11 Vend 12 Threesome 16 Competitors 17 Decree 100 Siestas 102 TV network 105 Attend 107 Little- suff. 109 Portico 111 Small case 113 Kind of whiskey 116 Savings 18 Orderly 23 Evening meal 24 Summer: Fr 28 Roof edge 29 Worked the soil 30 Sudden attacker 31 Organic compound 117 Publish or 122 Newspapers' lifeblood 124 Meander 125 Assaulted 127 Part of the iris 128 Ming items 129 Prelude, for short 131 "Inferno" man 132 Church sections 134 Calon- (dry wine) 135 Kind of tooth 137 Doing business 138 Anna's land 140 French composer 141 On the Baltic 142 Pierce 144 Altar words 145 New Deal letters 147 Electrical unit 32 Auto 33 Lays Tree 34 Living Can Smooth Cut-up 37 38 Title 41 Peeved: Half Everyone 43 Got by Metal cast 46 Horse obs. i aaaa ananri ariaing Hunan uaonn annnrjEirinnEifi ataman manna aaan aaana nnian [Kannaan anfi aaaan 3nnnn [itnnrarjn aaaan aaaaa aaaaa Srjtinnnra nnnqn nrannn ana aatuma aaaaa nnnnn riFinn rannnn nnnn mnrawn 9 nnnn nnnnn ranrarinsi SOLUTIONS OF LAST WEEK'S PUZZLE uiinuafj iiuuuti Miinii uauij Da anna nnnaa finnan tuaaa titnuiud aaaaa uauaua arjti isagliti ju'juiu mjauutiu a auuun uaaau uauu OOBUH uiau uaa -JULUJO ujaa oa aaaaaaauaaa aa [iimaa tinra cianan onnna nnnnjo nctnnn nnn finnan nnnn nnaon anna naau tiaaaaaa nan CRYPTOGRAMS 1. 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