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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta LFIHMIBSE HERALD -11 Capital investment hike is expected OTTAWA (CP) Capital In- vestment now Is expected to in- crease 10 per cent la the Prairie provinces this year from Its 1971 level, led by man in ufacluring expansion Al- berto, primary Industry in Sas- katchewan and big utilities de- velopment In Manitoba. Figures compiled In a mid- year survey by Statistics Can- ada and released by the trade dcprtmcnt show (hat total new construction and investment in machinery and equipment will amount to billion this year, if present Intentions are carried out. Tills compares with prelimi- nary estimates of a total real- ized Investment program of billion In 1ST71. In both cases, PARKSIDE COIN-OP LAUNDRY DRY CLEAN 2634 SOUTH PARKSIDE DRIVE 12 INGL1S WASHERS FLUS 25-LB. WASHER QUALITY DRY CLEANING BY THE LOAD PHONE 327-0811 tlie Prairie program amounts ;o about 18 per cent of the na- tional total, growing slightly his year inces. In the threa prov- Cabaret singer knew about Hughes 'autobiography' hoax As with other provinces, capl- a 1 Investment intentions changed radically between the start of the year and the time of the mid-year survey in some industries. But unlike the Allan- lie provinces, where many of the mid-year revisions were downward, they were up In nearly all categories on the Prairies. One exception was In capital investment planned by public institutions and by the federal, provincial and local govern- ment authorities. At the start o! the year, an increase of nearly 10 per cent was planned, but thb was cut at mid-year nt an increase of only 5.5 per cent. The survey found that about billion now is planned (of expansion of primary industry and the construction industry tills year, just a shade more than last year. A decrease in Alberta is to be offset by in- creases in Manitoba and Sas- katchewan. Utilities development will boom in Manitoba, with capital investment growing by almost a third from um's mil- lion. Gains of 10 and 11 per cent are also planned in Sas- katchewan and Alberta. Housing also will expand In all three provinces, by more than 21 per cent to Manitoba, nearly 12 per cent In Alberta, and by 7.5 per cent in Sas- katchewan. Cuts in government ant! In- stitutional capital investment were severe at mid-year in Sas- katchewan. Originally It was reported this year's program would increase to million from million last year, but at mid-year (his was re- duced to million. NKff YOfllC (AI'> Author Clifford Irving says he told cabaret singer Nina van Pal- landt about Ills Howard Hughes "autobiography" hoax soon after tiie scheme was hatched and (hat she howled with laugh- ter and told him he was "quite quite mad." Disclosing that the blonde baroness knew of the plot al- most from Its Inception, Irving says in a forthcoming book on the hoax that ho told her while Thieves young PARIS (Renter) Almost 60 per cent of car thieves in ranee are less than 21 years Id and many are less than 14 ears old, according to police tatistlcs, Some vehicles ;ero stolen last year including ,866 motorcycles. Plan army documentary OTTAWA fCP) A four-part series on the participation of the Canadian Army in two world wars will be presented on the CBC beginning Aug. 22. the department of national defence announced here. The programs were prepared over a ninth-month period by producer Frank Williams using Canadian. British, German and French film sources. The documentary Is titled Their Springtime of Life am will he shown on four con seculive weeks. NIGHT FLIGHTS Flying squirrels are active only at night. WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm do i Industrial Anything Made of Irnnl COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON Truck Loads Carloads Truck Scalci Magnet Crano National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Sired North Phone 323-1721 "Scrap It Our Builneis" OWNER MUST MOVE LARGE THREE BEDROOM SPLIT LEVEL HOMfi WITH CARPORT, I V4 loam, er mho txtfMomt Largo yqrd -Kith Notftfvjl poffo, oral daws fc EASY TO GROW Generally speaking, the var- ous species of pine trees can row on poor soils and in dry rcas. CHOW HOOTS Some trees like black spruce an reproduce by "layering11 as ower branches Ixjcome coverec y mosses and develop roots ventually becoming new trees on trip in Mexico whero he was supposed to be meeting lughes. "Oh, my God,