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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, 7, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 27 Peugeot, Citroen builders unite PARIS (Reuter) France's two privately-owned car manufacturing firms, Peugeot and Citroen, today announced a merger that un- ites them administratively while leaving them free to compete for sales in France and abroad. The joint announcement said a new administrative body made up of Peugeot of- ficials would ensure liaison and co-ordination between the 10-cent newspaper nearly gone NEW YORK (AP) The 10-cent newspaper is fast go- ing the way of the 10-cent cup of coffee, into history. The American Newspaper Publishers Association says its annual survey of daily newspapers in the United States this year showed that for the first time most of them now cost 15 cents. "This year, the number of 10-cent dailies has just about halved, 15-cent papers more than doubled and at least 50 newspapers now cost 20 cents for a daiTy a spokesman for the trade group says. Last year, papers cost 10 cents, 425 cost 15 cents and four newspapers cost 20 cents a copy. The remainder charg- ed other amounts. Publishers say rising costs, especially for newsprint, have forced the increases. Since last December, news- print prices have climbed a ton to And publishers have been told by major suppliers to expect another increase Jan 1. For West Coast newspapers, Crown Zellerbach has announced a rise to a ton. two companies, while each .will retain its separate management and commercial 'freedom. Peugeot, the stronger of the two firms, will seek to harmo- nize and streamline the production and general opera- tion of the companies, the statement said. The government on Tuesday granted million in low-in- terest loans to the French car industry for reorganization to face the current slump in au- tomobile sales. Leyland seeking capital LONDON (AP) Britain's Labor government has an- nounced emergency measures that will lead to a partial state takeover of the British Leyland Motor Corp the largest motor vehicle builder in Britain. Industry Secretary Tony Benn told the House of Com- mons that talks are under way between the government and British Leyland about the company's needs for im- mediate working capital as well as long-term funds. He gave no indication how much money would be involved. Newspapers reported that anonymous company officials said million is needed ur- gently. The report had an im- mediate effect on British Leyland stocks as shares dropped from seven pence Thursday to 6V4 pence. They were issued at 25 pence (63 MONETARY UNIT The kyat is the monetary unit of Burma. Transport corporation to start in new year Unemployment gains high peak in U.S. WASHINGTON (AP) -The unemployment rate in the United States leaped to 6.5 per cent in November, its highest level in 13 years, the govern- ment reported today. The labor department said the number of unemployed Americans rose by last month to a total of At the same time, total em- ployment in the U.S. dropped by nearly last month to 85.7 million, virtually wiping out the entire increase in the number of jobs in the last year. The November increase in the unemployment six per cent in the biggest monthly jump' since the November- December period since 1960 when joblessness rose to per cent from 6.1. i The last time unemploy- ment hit 6.5 per cent was in October, 1961, a recessionary year. Faces Large facial contours of construction workers, who are building a sub- urban colony in Zurich, decorate the front of this building complex in the Swiss city. The artist's paintings were made to honor the mobilization of construction workers. OTTAWA (CP) Industry Minister Alastair Gillespie said Friday he hopes the proposed Urban Transporta- tion Development Corp. of Canada will start operations early in the new year. The federal government al- ready has reached agreement with the Ontario government that the new corporation will be based on the Ontario Trans- portation Development Corp., he said at a news briefing. Quebec, Nova Scotia and Al- berta also have shown strong interest in the corporation, he said. Alberta recently an- nounced it was joining the On- tario agency. Mr. Gillespie said he consid- ers participation by one western province, one Atlan- tic province, Quebec and On- tario essential before the million national organization can start. He hopes to have answers from provincial governments by the end of the year on the federal invitation to join. The federal government likely will hold about 25 per STORE CELLS LONGER HALIFAX (CP) The Nova Scotia Red Cross blood clinic says a new technique may enable storage of red blood cells up to five years instead of the current 21-day period. The technique involves separating a donor's red cells from the rest of the blood par- ticles, mixing them with a preservative and freezing the mixture. cent of the shares in the new corporation to be based in Toronto. The corporation will be operated by the staff of the Ontario agency, the minister said. The Ontario Corporation has been in business for months and already is design- ing buses and licensing manufacturers to produce them. The national corporation was proposed more than a year ago by former urban af- fairs minister Ron Basford, several months after Ontario announced it was setting up a similar company. Mr. Gillespie said the On- tario government's ex- perimental magnetic levita- tion train system will not be included in the national cor- poration The train system has been disetracked since the provincial government cancelled its contract with the West German developers, Krauss-Maffei. The new corporation will be able to provide more business for Canadian companies in the urban transit field, he said. It also would spread the benefits around to all regions. The company will be able to assist Canadian firms in mar- keting urban transit equip- ment abroad, he indicated. He estimated annual sales of urban transport equipment could exceed million a year with jobs provided for workers. H. H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker H4-424 5451 COUTTS Home Office Phone 344-3822 ACCOUNTANT A position is available for an Account Payable accountant. 2 years experience required. Ex- cellent working conditionss with company fringe benefits available to the successful applicant. Please reply in writing stating experience and expected salary to: Mr. M. D. Rombough P.O. Box 99, Cambre Foods Ltd. Lethbridge, Alta. deal called KING CHRYSLER Just a deal? Check our selection, pricing, big trade allowances and easy financing plans. Just a deal? Just a great deal happier than anyone else's! USED CAR SPECIALS 1971 MERCURY Marquis 4 door Fully Reconditioned Blue 1968PONTIAC Station Wagon Blue. AS IS SPECIAL DEMO 1974 DODGE Monaco Brougham Station Wagon Air conditioned. Reg. S7984 SPECIAL 1972 CHRYSLER Newport Custom 4 Door hardtop. Fully Equipped. 1973 TOYOTA Celica 2 door hardtop. Yellow 2 ONLYI 1973 C600 DODGE Chassis and Cab. Reedy to Go. BRAND NEW 1974 DODGE Monaco Custom 4 door hardtop. Fully equipped. Reg. SPECIAL The 1974 DODGE D300 wheels, V8, A.T., P.S., P.B., R. Complete with 12' Delivery Van. miles. 1973 CHEVROLET Bel Air 2 Door hardtop V8, A.T., P.S., P.B., R 1 ONLY! DEMO 1974 DODGE Monaco 2 door hardtop. Reg. SPECIAL BRAND NEW 1974 DODGE Dart Swinger 6 cylinder, auto. power (leering. Reg. SPECIAL Hoppgfoce Place We're In business to moke you smile Kino CHRYSLER DODGE LTD Dodge 3rd A venue it 11th Strut South Phone 328-9271 What is a Tree Snatcher? Someone who cuts trees everywhere and chops chops chops. He doesn't obtain a permit or forest product tag. He creeps and cuts around the forests where our baby trees are trying to grow. DON'T BE A TREE SNATCHER Product Tags and Timber Permits may be ob- tained at Alberta Forest Service Headquarters, or District Ranger Office. LANDS AND FORESTS Thinking about tomorrow today ;