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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE IFThBRlCGE HERALD Snlurdny, August 26, 1971 Bolivian government faces cloudv future DESTRUCTIVE STRIKERS Two policemen confer as R. Kent Rowley Canadian Textile and Chemical Union which represent the workers, was watches a garbage bin burn afler angry Texpack workers in Brentford, later arrested. Ths strike is jix-months-old. Ont., pelted the plant with rocks and set fires. Rowley, president of Ihe____________________________________________________________._ _ _ SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Industrial Anything Made of Iron! COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON Truck toads Carloads Truck Scales Magnet Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap is Our Business" Books can hurt credit LA PAZ (AP) The new Bo- livian government o[ military men and civilians under Col. Hugo Banzer as president is emerging as an anti-leftist re- gime. But in unstable Bolivia, which has had more than 180 uprisings in its 146 years of independence, the Banzer regime laces a cloudy future because of old an- tagonisms among its members The rebellion, which had been in the planning stages lor months, broke out Aug. 18 in Santa Cruz as right-wing mili- tary elements took over the city. Mario Gutierrez, the govern- ment's new foreign minister and head of the conservative Boliv- ian Socialist Falange, said in an interview that the military re- belled because the leftist regime of President Juan Jose Torres "had a program to Cubanize Bolivia." United in common causo against Torres with the military was the Falange and the Na- tional Revolutionary Movement, a moderately leftist politi c a 1 party. It appears that only the finan- cial crisis brought upon Bolivia by the Torres government and ils predesessor, Gen. Alfredo Ovando, and the fear of a Com- munist takeover united the two groups. They a r e bitter ene- mies. The Movement staged a revo- lution in 1952 when it wrested control of the poverty-stricken, land-locked country from the hands of a relatively small number of rich. When it was ousted in 19G4 tvith a military coup by Gen. Rene Barrientos, President Vic- tor Paz Estenssoro went into exile in Peru. He came back Monday with the blessing of the Banzer gov- ernment to act as an adviser to the new regime. It appears that Banzer identi- fies personally with the sonserv- ative Falange element al- though he has publicly promised to "do away" with the terms left or right in his "nationalistic revolutionary" government. But he has been listening more to Movement members than those of the Falange be- cause they have more experi- ence in government. He met Tuesday with ex-president Pai for 45 minutes. Paz is still considered presi- dential timber and there are those who discount Banzer's public declaration that Paz no longer has any interest in be- coming president again. MOLE SIZE Western moles are large with a total length of from six to nine inches. EDMONTON (CP1 That long overdue library book could cause you some trouble. It might be on your credit rat- ing. Because of it, you may find the bank won't lend you the cash you need. Or the depart- ment store go along with your plan to get furniture or a TV set on credit. This could happen if a list oi delinquent borrowers is turned over to a collection agency. It did in Edmonton where ac- counts representing for overdue books was giveu to a collection agency last year. When a collection agency is called in, the delinquent borrow- ers record becomes available for credit checking anywhsre in America and it could be included in the individual's credit rating. Of course, if the borrower re- turns the book, the black mark could be removed. "More than 50 per cent of the delinquent borrowers just don't said Morton Cobum, director of libraries for Edmon- ton. The Edmonton library at- because of the cost involved. As a last resort, the account is turned over to a collection agency. "But there are some people who simply don't care even that their name is with the credit bu- Mr. Coburn said. A fine of five cents a day is levied on overdue bocks to a maximum of on each item. A series of three overdue notices which is sent 14 days after tire is sent. Five weeks later the ac- book became due. Despite this, the number of adult overdue books increased 27 per cent last year. "The real Mr, Cob- um said, "is the staff time and the public money being used to I collect on back debts." The delinquent borrowers could be taken to court, but Mr. I Ccbum said this isn't favored tempts to recover the book by a system of notices, the first of count goes to the collection agency. SHOE REPAIRS BEST FAST -ff CHEAP SHOE HOSPITAL 311 llth Street South It's Time Once Again to Roll Up Your Sleeve! FALL RED CROSS BLOOD DONORS CLINIC Civic Sports Centre Gym 2 QUOTA 950 PINTS FREE TRANSPORTATION AND BABYSITTING IF REQUIRED The difference between life and death may de- pend on the availability of blood. Make sure there's enough on hand, Be a Red Cross Blood Donor. TUESDAY, AUGUST. 31st p.m. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st and p.m. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd 9.-30-11.-30 o.m. and p.m. GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE Your donation could Save a Life! UJ P o o mj 1 K 0 u. V to YES, FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME YES, FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME m 70 I o I m SAVE DHLIGNT! INSERTED BY THE COMMITTEE FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME LU P O to h- o i er LU Can Europe, United States And 910 Of Canada Be Wrong? To co-ordinate communications across Canada and the United States Safer playing hours for children More daylight for sports in daylight in daylight home in daylight Savings on electric bill (Domestic and Businut) Co-ordinate television scheduling (Between CBC and major American More daylight hours for work in garden and yard More daylight hours for commercial and pleasure driving YES FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME m V) 3 73 I O -H 01 I YES, FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME YES, FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ;