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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta No levy on suds Australian beer drinkers get tax break From AP-REUTER CANBERRA Aus- tralia's presenting the first Labor budget in 24 has sharply increased the cost of spirits and telephone calls. But there was some slight cheer for who are among the world's largest beer drinkers. There no increase in the tax on beer. Australian a week. Personal income reduced 10 per cent by the Liberal-Coun- try coalition government last to remains unchanged. Presenting the budget for Treasurer Frank Crean made some concessions. Among them an increase in the old age pension by Australian Neiv car delay expected Smoke break A Cambodian government soldier smokes marijuana in a bamboo water pipe at right as others await their turns during a break in operations Friday near Chambak south of Phnom Penh. OSHAWA. Ont. Auto- i making firms say a continuance 1 of rotating rail strikes may hold up deliveries of new models to dealers. About assembly line workers at General Motors' plant here are off work for to- i day and Wednesday for lack oi rail-transported wlii'e three Ford plants in Ontario j lost Monday's day shift for the i same reason. Chrysler at Windsor had a short shift Monday for 5.000 as- sembly though the rail strike had nothing to do with this. Chrysler spokesman Walter McCall said at Windsor there is a possibility of late de- t liveries if the rail strikes go on. W. E. General Motors spokesman said it might I not be possible to get enoiTah cars out to dealers for GM's scheduled unvei'ing of 1974 msdels Sept. 20. Over-all the budget provides for a record total expenditure of billion Australian bil- lion and receipts of billion Australian million Crean is planning for receipts to increase faster than ex- penditure in an attempt to curb inflation which he described as Australia's major economic I problem. The prke of gasoline will rise five cents Australian cents a gallon from its present 49 cents 69 cents effective Wednesday. Cigarettes will rise by the same amount for a packet of 20. Post Office including telephone installations and postal except for the basic seven cent postage be in- creased. The government budgetted to increase defence spending to 1.26 billion 1.77 billion from last year'b 1JB billion billion Cana- An export tax of one per cent was posed on and tax concessions for private com- including Insurance firms and the mining industry were abolished. Expenditure on social secur- ity will increase f.o billion Australian million Cana- and on education to million Australian billion QUAKE WRECKS HOMES CATANIA An earth- quake jolted an area of eastern Sicily on Sunday and destroyed 20 homes on the slope of the Mount Etna authorities said. No injuries were reported. Eaton's Fall Linen Sale brings you exciting savings for your Fall household linen needs. Now is the time to replenish your linen supplies for the cooler days prompt. your choice early while selection is at its best. Buy Line 328-88 11. r towel set Engagement' towel ensemble Bright n' bold blankets 6 act Be warm with lightweight blankets of polyester-and- viscose blend. Attractive cofton-and-polyester check- ed binding. Machine washable. Blue gold colors. Haddon mattress pad 6.80 -12.0D mattress pad will machine wash and dry. Bleach- white cotton cover featured with polyester f.bre filling. 6.80. 7.60. 7.60. 10.80. 12.00. Haddon Hall deluxe cover 5.59 -11.59 This cover is bleached white cotton and has sered closing for convenience. 5.59. 6.39 6.79. 6.79. 7.59. 11.S9. Easy-to-control electric blanket 19.98 30.98 With the simple touch of a dial you can control the temperature for chilly Fall nights. Warm polyester- viscose-cotton blend. 19.98. 22.98. 24.98. 30.98. gold colors. savings on a tancy bedspread 15.99 Brighten op your bathroom decor with solid color cotlon in purple and gold col- ors. Dobby border. Face cloth Hand Towel Bath towel 3.19 Sheared cotton towel ensemble in lovtly floral print. Fring- td ends. Choose honey cinnamon or ver- nouth colors for your bathroom. Washcloth 79e Hand towel. 1.59 Bath towel 3.19 each iVoshable rayori-and-cotton bland spread is in decorative Hobnail styling with rounded corners and fancy fringe. Twin 15.99. Double size 15.99. gold colors. Patterned sheets in flannelette 5.99 6.49 Srightly patterned sheets in soft cofton-and-polyester. Just nachine wash and dry. Available in fiat cr fitted styles. Twin size 5.58 each or Double size 5.99 each. jold or lilac colors Chicken feather filled-Pillcw 3 TO x each or for 7.20 Haddon Hall with floral featherproof cotton 'iped pillow latex rubber foam filling for extra softness. Sturdy cotton cover has zippered ends for easy launder- ng. 6.73 or 2 for 12.50. 973 or I for 19.00. Pillow Haddon Hall's waterfowl feather filled pillow covered in fe-atherproof cotton ticking. 7.98 each or I for 15.00. 9.73 each or 2 for 19.00. 12.73 or 2 for 25.00. Open Thursday and Friday from 9 Til 9. Buy Line 328-8811. creditterms availabie Towel set by Caldwell iheared striped cotton terry towels for and quality. gold colon. Waiheloth 79e Hand 1.59 Bath towel 3.19 pillow Comfortable waterfowl feather and down-filling. Quality cover li feather and downproof. 9.73 each or 2 for 19.00 each or 2 for 22.00 14.23 each or 2 far 21.00 Houtehold Second Floor ;