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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 32 THE LETHBr.lnGE HERALD Thursday, December V, 197) 'a VOTE OF CONFIDENCE Nell Poley of Grand Fcills, Nfid. is not only an en dent supporter of Conservative lead- er Robert Stanfieid hut also n fan of Mrs. Stanfieid and nof afraid to show j'. Mrs. (Ic-ft) is embraced during festivities a! tho national policy convention of the Conservatives in Ottawa. in tminc WAS'III N GT There's a lo highway and a v in o throughout the lY The country i-: gradually lo an typc system of devices which c: tures and symboli than written The Federal Hi istration says stat communities have meet the new pavement rnarkin for signs, r.mi unti nals. ISoi all signs be changed, says FIIA Aclniinisiralor F. C. Turner. Many thai have proven effective m the or that contain messages difficult io symbolize, will bo retained. As the rcw symbol signs are intro- duced, companion word mes- sages also will be used until the public becomes accustomed to them. .Colors are particularly impor- tant in the new system. lied indicates stop or a prohi- bition. Green shous that move- m r Tit is permit ted or gives directional Guidance. Blue is for signs leading to tm si tt M i (i construction or maintenance brown provides public- and scenic guidance. U'AHMVG INDICATED illo mdinfe-- i penpal irn iif, B ick on hi e i used fo i o_u! itou s'tns uth as tl for <-v d limits '-I fs ci sipns tiKi uo sig- nificant Dn non '-In id s cri signify i "im r ic il lee iiiM'l i 11 r ide i I IH ior'ula-, ilc 1111 111 d irct ngu- i MhiT- Lintiin mi dance nfcr- mr.lion. j JL iron me MIS an m- j i i I] i i Ic i it 11 Mtld a j en i t 11 no p i Mnp rti i i i it i" n jus the of i chc 1 Vc-jlow pavement markings arc to be used much more than I in the past. "I'ellow lines deline- j nlo a separation of traffic flow j in opposing directions. The i-iViU'v line on two-way road- will be dashed yellow to j diiT: rortiale from the dashed white lines on multiple roadways, to warn firivei" leaving one-way roads that traffic will be opposing them to the left cf tho yellow line. OTTAWA (CP) _ Finnnco .Minister K. .1. Benson said Wednesday (he government be- lieves (lie C a n a d i a n dollar should continue to float on monetary markets "r.t le ist into I ho sliort nm." However, lie avoided sayin.q r itegorically, in answer to a Commons question by Opposi- tion Leader Robert Slanfield, that the dollar will in fact eon- i time present float. j Mr. quizzed the fi-; nance minister about a meeting Mr. Benson and Trade Minister Jean-Luc Pepin had in Washing- ton Monday with their U.S. counterparts. Treasury Secrc- i tary John Connally and Com- merce Secretary' Maurice S'ians. The meeting took place simul- i tancously with a conference be- tween Prime Minister Tnidcau and President Nixon. i Answering another question from Mr. Stanfieid, the finance I minister told the House the gov- ernment has made contingency plans to cope with problems for Canada that could be caused by a U.S. plan to boost American I exports. The program is called DISC, for Domestic International Sales i Corporation. Under it, special tax incentives would be prov- ided for export-oriented U.S. en- terprises. PEAR U.S. PLAN Concern has heen expressed here that the U.S. program, if enacted, will bolh hurt Canada's j position in world markets and encourage a flight of U.S. in- i vestment capital from Canada. Mr. Benson said the govern- ment indicated its opposition to the DISC proposals, and his de- partment is analysing the pro- gram as it made its way through Congress. Mr. Stanfieid asked whether j Mr. Benson sought assurance the U.S. will not insist on a fur- ther upward revaluation of the Canadian dollar. lon lias been seeking a realignment of major world currencies in international nego- tiations for the removal of the special tariff it shipped on im- ports last August Mr. Unison told Mr. Stanfieid that ck'V.'rminalion of the ex- change value of the Canadian iloliar is a "national and not for the U.S. or any other country lo decide. Canadian dollar has been floating freely on international exchange value subject to supply-and-demand months. Lately it has been running close to par with U.S. dollar. Montreal kidnap MONTREAL (CP) If a man who claimed lo have kid- napped I he wife of a Bank of Montreal manager did not get the ransom, someone else in Montreal is wealthier today. A police spokesman said here they had no idea where the ransom money is. Bank officials, meanwhile, refused lo comment on the in- cident and manager F. J. Guy was not available. Polk-c said they assumed Mr. Guy obtained the ransom money from his bank. The bank manager paid the money Tuesday after receiv- ing an anonymous telephone call informing him that his wife had been kidnapped. Tliu caller demanded for her safe return and in- slructcd liim to leave UK; money in a briefcase on a subway train in a downtown station. A! the time, unknown to her husband, Mrs. Guy was in a beauty parlor having her hair done. THREATENED DEATH "We are holding your wife (he caller told Mr. Guy. "Do as you're told or ws'll kill her." The bank manager put the money in a briefcase and placed it on a subway train at a downtown station, as he was instructed. He returned to the bank, called police and at- tcirpilcd to reach his wife at home. Several calls lalcr, ho dis- covered his wife had brcn safe the enlire time. About 10 to 15 minutes after his relurn io the office, Mr. Guy received another anony- mous call, Ibis lime claiming Hie instructions had r.o', been followed and repeating thorn. Knowing bis wife was safe, Mr. Guy hung up. Police said all Hie trains on the subway line involved were checked but the briefcase con- taining Hie money was not found. "If the man who demanded the money didn't get it, then someone, somewhere In tho city picked it tlie police spokesman said. The same kidnap and ran- som trick was tried about an hour earlier Tuesday on the manager of another downtown hank. The manager did not fall lor it. SN'OWDON TAKES STAND LONDON (Renter) Lord Kr.ownon says in a newspaper interview that he has a perfect right to provide photographic evidence of British social prob- lems. A Daily Mirror reporter asked him why he collaborated j in a documentary film on 1 dwarves. New vehicle insurance plan sought EDMONTON (CP) The Al- berta government should estab- lish a plan to provide insur- ance for all motor vehicles at cost. delegates to the annual convention of Unifarm said here. The 450 delegates approved a resolution which said the plan shmild provide basic coverage for all vehicles. Some delegates said that a government plan, "which would employ fewer agents and would less overhead would be less expensive than plans now provided by private com- panies. REVELSTOKE'S PRi-CHRISTMAS Floor Covering Is Our Business, Not Just A Side Line! Wi i i i i i m Over 100 Rolls To Choose From! per rol and up CANDY STRIPE Heavy traffic toted, multi colored slintj. Jjrf Ideal for family Px rooms and bedrooms. A REVY A FEATURE VALUE Sil SO. YD.