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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE IETHBR1DGE HERALD Monday, December 27, 197) >-yo and popsicle inventors among those who died in 1971 MOW YORK (CP) 'Hie names may Icavo (ho reader puzzled fw Hit.' moment, but .VJ7I was the year in which Donald Franklin Duncan, Jo- seph A. UISSIIT ami Fred L, Ryon dio'l. Their names were scarcely household words, but these men had made news with their deeds. Duncan, who died in Ixis Angeles at age 711. was ti self-educated businessm; who earned a million liy d veloping the and mat the parkin" meler a fixture hundreds of WINNER OICA RIEFF of P.O. Box 69, lethbridge, was the lucky winner of a 550.00 Gift Certificate during Centre Village Mall s November Bazaar Days. Another reason it pays to shop at Centre Village. Lussirr. 7n who died in Ni- agara Falls, N'.Y., was a for- mer chviis stun! man who went over the Horseshoe Falls in 1921! in a six-fool rubber ball, suffering only a heal scratch. Ryon, 110. (lied in Hedlands, Calif. He was the man who put frozen sherbet on a stick 50 years ago and called it a popsicle. During 1971 two absolute rulers died in office. Francois (Papa Dae i Duvalier. M, for 14 years dictator of Haiti, suc- cumbed April 21. President William Tubinan. 75, ruler of Liberia for 27 years, died July 23 in Ixindon after surgery. Nikita S. Khrushchev, color- ful chief of the Soviet Com- munist party before he was banished into obscurity seven years ago. (lied Sept. 11 in Moscow, aged 77. Prime Minister Wasfi Tell, 51. of Jordan was asfas.ii- nalcd in Cairo Nov. 23 by Arabs seeking revenge for his hard stand against Palestin- ian guerrillas. Sir Grantley Herbert Adams. 73, first premier of Barbados and prime minister of the now-defunct West In- d i e s Federation, died the same day. IIF.LPED FORM REPUBLIC Sean Leniass. former pre- mier and a creator of the Irish Republic, died at 71. and Sir Edgar Whitehcad. former prime minister of Southern Rhodesia, at 66. The U.S. lost Dean Acheson. 7fi, secretary of slate during the turbulent days after the S e e o n d World War, and Thomas E. Ditwey, 68, rack- et-busting lawyer who twice failed to win eleclion as presi- dent. Huso L. Black was 115 when he died a week after his Sept. 18 retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court. Music, arts ar.d letters and stage and screen suffered heavy losses in 1971. Sir Tyrone G u I h r i e, 70- year-old producer, director, playwright and theatrical in- novator, died May 15. Among oilier things he established the Festival a t Stratford. Out. Death came to A. P. Her- berl, writer, humorist and so- cial reformer, in London at age 81. The world of books also lost Philip Wylie, 69; Bennett Cerf, 78; Ogden Nash, G8: George Fielding Eliot, 76: Par) De K r u i f, 80, and Charles Maclnnes. 79, Cal- gary-born British historian. Igor Stravinsky, most influ- ential composer of the 20th century, died at age 88. JAZZ GREAT GONE Louis (Satchmo) Arm- strong, 71, and Canadian-born Carmen L o m b a r d o, 67, beaded the death list from the American popular-music field which also lost entertainer Joe E. Lewis, 69; composer Charles Shavers, 51; band- leader Ted Fio Rito, 70; band- leader Ted Lewis, 81, and Lilian Hardin Armstrong, 73, betty shop sm BUY ONE GARMENT AT REGULAR PRICE 25c WILL BUY ANOTHER GARMENT UP TO EQUAL VALUE. SALE ITEMS INCLUDE C DRESSES PANT SUITS HOT PANTS SUITS MATERNITY WEAR TO CLEAR! REGULAR AND MID LENGTHS. TRIMMED AND UNTRIMMED, WOOL CORDS. Sizes 5 to 15 and 8 to 20. Values to CLEARING NOW AT OFF GLAMOUROUS SHEERS. VELVETS. SILKS. 8 to 18. Values to CLEARING AT OFF betty shop HION ACCOUNT CARD SKI JACKETS Nylon or Antron oulershell. Fortrel fibre fill. Navy, Gold, Rose. Green, 10 to 20 S.M.L Regular to 29.98 CLEARING AT SPORTSWEAR PANTS Western and Regular styles. Size 5 to 15 and 8 to 20. Asjtd. colours. FROM SUCH FAMOUS NAMES AS TAN JAY and PARIS STAR FORTREL OR WOOL Clearing at OFF HATS CIEAR1NG AT Price COLLEGE MALL PHONE 328-2809 CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-5025 jazz pianist and divorced wife of Katchmo. Dame Gladys Cooper, 81, for M years an actress, died in London. Oilier actress deaths were Erbe Daniels, 70; Glcr.da FarR'H, .Spring Eyington, 72; Pier Angeli, Martha Vickers, -ifi; Ann Pen- nington, 77, and Maude Kealy, DO. Torch singer Libby Ilol- man Reynolds Scliankcr died at (in after an eventful life. From the male side of stage and screen, the deaths in- cluded Gilbert M. Anderson, 88; Jay C. I'lippon. 70; Fer- j nandel, C7; Harold L'.oyd, 77; I Lelaml Hayward, 63; Cecil I Parker, Edmund Lowe, 7B; Dennis King, 73; Chips Kaffertv. 62; Michael Ronnie, 62; Thomas Gomez, 65; Van Heflin, 00; movie magnate Spyros P. Skuiiras, 78; Paul Lukas, 7G; Billy Gilbert, Horace McMahon, (M; and Chester Conltlin. 85. and Hank Mann, 84, last of Ihc original Keystone Kops. Gabriclle (Coco) Chanel, Bond market outlook By PAUL McGKATII Canadian Press Slaff Writer TORONTO (CP) The out- look for 1972 on the Canadian bond market is for continued growth and some moderation of prices and interest rates, say bond dealers and market observers. Last year's prediction that the booming market cf late 1970 would continue through 1971 proved true as the mar- ket registered one of the strongest years in a decade. "It started to rise and never looked one analyst commented. The upward swing of prices began late in 1970 and contin- ued through 1971 except for a minor setback in mid-August after announcement of strin- gent economic controls in the United States. More companies came to the market for financing this year than in recent years. Government and corporate financing for the first 11 months of 1971 totalled billion compared billion during the correspond- ing period of 1970. The market rallied during the first five months as capi- tal switched from the unstable stock market to take advan- tage of attractive bond rates. Long-term Canada bonds, which started the year at per cent, hit t'A per cent by mid-June. By mid-September they had dropped to 7ni per cent following the U.S. eco- nomic moves. MARKET CLOGGED Many companies adopted a waiting attitude after mid- year, delaying new issues until conditions settled. As a result, the market was clogged during the later months of the year with new issues. Dec. 15 was the largest delivery date in recent mar- ket a millieii Canada issue, a million Ontario issue and ?50- million issue from Quebec. The federal government's annual issue of Canada Sav- ings Bonds sold so well that for the first time since 1957 tbey were withdrawn before the end of the year, a sign that the yield was too attrac- tive and would conflict with government attempts to sof- ten interest rates. Sales to- talled a record billion. Most analysts are optimist for 1972. "There is reasonable optim- ism that with an improvement in the economic situation and a settling of the monetary dif- ficulties we should see a fur- ther moderation of prices and an improvement in interest one dealer com- mented. NEEDS SPARK Wood Gundy Securities Ltd., said: "All that is needed is a spark of confidence among investors, and it is at the in- ternational level where confi- dence is most lacking. In our view there is good reason for mounting expectancy." However, Merrill, Lynch Royal Securities Ltd., said in a mid-November review: "The prospects for large-scale corporate financing are not overly bright for the next three months. A combination of factors, including the Cana- dian tax reform legislation and the U.S. surcharge, are collectively having an adverse effect on new husiness plans." most influential dress de- signer of the 20lh century, died in Paris at age 87. The U.S. business world merchant J. C. Penney. S3; book publisher Richard Prcn- lice Eltingcr, 711; newspaper publisher Harry F. Guggen- heim, 80; industrialist Charles W. Engelhard, 54; Gar Wood, !ifl; publisher William Hutch- inson Cowles, and Sher- man Mills Fail-child. 74, avia- tion and photography pioneer. In Britain, death took Lord Reith, 81, first director-gen- era! of the BBC and first chairman of British Overseas Airways Corp., and merchant Alfred Dunhill, 75. Lord Astor, 83, who ruled The Times for more than 40 years, died. Lord John Boyd-Orr. 90, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1949, died in Scotland, and Whitney M. Young, 49. a U.S. civil rights leader, in IS'igeria. The churches lost Rev.- Reinhold Niebuhr, 78; Patri- arch Kyrillos Vf, 69, of the i Coptic Orthodox Church, and Gregory Peter Cardinal Aga- gianian, 75. in Vatican City. DIHI) NATURAL DEATHS Death from natural causes came lo Soviet master spy Rudolf Abel. 83. and lo two former leading figures of the U.S. underworld, Joseph Vala- chi, 68, and Joe Adonis, 69. Elmo Roper, 70, opinion- polls pioneer, and Bill Stern C4, old-time sports announcer, died in the U.S. The sports world lost boxers diaries fEonny) Lislon, S3, and Blair Richardson. SO; baseball's Will Harridge, 85, Eimcr Flick, 94, and Rube Melton, 04; ultra-successful racehorse owner Marion Van Berg, 75, and U.S. track coach Earl J. Thomson. who in 1920 won an Olympic Games gold medal for Canada. Also on the year's death list was Virginia O'Hanlon Doug- las, 81, of Valatie, N.Y. As a child she wrote a letter to the New York Sun asking an im- portant question. The famous reply began: "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Clatis." WINNER MR. MYRON FLETCHER of 1402 15lh St. North, was the lucky winner of a Gift Certificate during Centre Villago Mall's November Bazaar Leys. Another reason it pays to shop of C-rnt.e Village WINTER REDUCTIONS! for the whole family! LADIES' SNOW BOOTS Regularly to 24.99. NOW AS LOW AS SIMILAR SAVINGS ON MEN'S and CHILDREN'S WINTER FOOTWEAR SHOE STORE CENTRE VILLAGE MALL OFF REGULAR PRICE Original Oil Paintings by Alta. Artists Oil Paintings on Velvet Pottery by John Ikeda C. M. Russel Reproductions Framed OFF 0 REGULAR PRICE Original Oil Paintings from Vienna Large Prints rn OFF 0 ORIGINAL PRICE Old Masters Reproductions Framed WINNER w fA 0 ORIGINAL PRICE German Cushion Covers THANK YOU VERY SINCERELY FOR YOUR PATRONAGE! COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON REGULAR PRICE Hand Painted Porcelain from France Lead Crystal from West Germany Imported Giftware and Home Decor Items Spanish Decor Items Flowers on Wood Table Centres from B.C. Mexican Wrought Iron Renaissance Imports MRS. J. DOW of P.O. Box 292, Lothbridge, was the lucky winner of a 550.00 Gift Certificate during Centro Village Mail's November Borcrnr Days. Si _ CHAR( Centre Village Mall, Lethbridge Phone 328-8412 ;