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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, February 23, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 29 The Herald- Business Stock markets rally strongly By SANDRA INGALSBE Canadian Press Staff Writer Stock markets rallied strongly this week, fuelled by reports of higher fourth-quarter profits, but lower volume indicated buying was cautious. The Toronto market stretched its gaining streak to seven advances, rising every day this week. The industrial index, considered the main indicator of market trend, rose 5.58 points, largest weekly rise this year, to close at 220.41, highest since Nov. 22, 1973. At Montreal, the composite index was up 3 96 to 228 14 Analysts said the continuing flow of much-improved fourthquarter profits and a stronger New York market contributed to the gain. At New York, the Dow Jones average of 30 industrials rose 35 67 to 855.99 this week The market was Gold LONDON (API Friday's closing gold prices (in U.S. dollars an ounce) London-163.00 Paris-169 62 Frankfurt-159 39 Zurich-161 00 Hong per kilo Metals LONDON (AP) Friday's closing metals (in pounds, sterling a metric ton. Silver in pence a troy futures futures i Lead-Spot 304-305, futures 311-312. futures 612-614 249-250; 3 months 259.5- 260 closed Monday for an American holiday. One analyst commented that the strength at New York was possibly on hopes of an end to the Arab oil embargo and "just as likely that the market had little further to discount and rose instead." Interest rates continued to decline in the United States, increasing speculation that Canadian prime rates also may soon be lowered Brokers say there is still a lot of money on the sidelines and a decline in interest rates could coax these investors back into the market. Toronto golds were again irregular, gaming modestly on the week although the price of gold hit record levels in Europe. The index closed 'the week at 550.51, up 3 or Dealers say the price of gold can be expected to go as high as an ounce as uncertainty about the value of paper money and lack of progress in reform- ing the world monetary system make gold a relatively safe investment STILL VOLATILE Gold shares will remain volatile with sharp increases and equally sharp corrections on profit-taking, they add. Toronto's base metal index closed the week at 10549 off 2.87. Shares, of British Columbia-based mining companies were lower following the province's announcement of propsed royalty legislation. The Toronto western oil index was up 5.95 to 262 30 Shares of oil companies with North Sea interests continued to reflect uncertainty about the outcome of the Feb. 28 election in Britain and fears of nationalization if the Labor party is elected Volume declined this week at Toronto to 17.35 million shares from 22 16 million last week, but value rose to million from million. At Montreal, volume was 7.43 million shares and value million compared with seven million shares and million last week. REGULAR CATTLE SALE EVERY MONDAY AT 11 A.M. Included in Monday, February 25th Sale: 50 BRED HEREFORD HEIFERS Bred to Angus HOG SALES every WEDNESDAY We will be assembling Market Hogs for the Marketing Board and sell Weaner and Feeder NO HOGS WILL BE SOLD MONDAYS REGULAR CATTLE SALES WILL CONTINUE EVERY MONDAY I Don't be content to accept one offer at home, consign your live- I stock to us. where you are guaranteed to have the Auction Ring full of Buyers to bid on your product SPRING EXTRAVAGANZA FARM MACHINERY SALE THURS., MARCH 28th A.M. at the AUCTION MARKET TABER LISTINGS INVITED 5th ANNUAL SPRING BULL SALE Spoiwortd by and District Bwf Association SATURDAY, MARCH h 1 p.m. Listings Invfttd EiHrtM Close I ay, March 15th 6th ANNUAL SPRING HORSE SALE Saturday, May 11 at p.m. Invited Now is the Time to Book Your Spring Ferm Auction Sale. Choice still available. PRAIRIE LIVESTOCK LTD. PHONE 223-3921, TABER DAY OR NIGHT JOHNNY CHARLTON lie. 393 Safes Manager GARYJENSEN Agnew's hero must contend with 3 women Reflecting the mood change A dramatic change in the mood and character of Toronto has evolved since the Second World War, a_ change reflected in Toronto's new and old city halls. The new city hall (left) with its twin curved towers and "oyster shell" is in stark contrast to the old Victorian city hall Hecklers take their lumps on British election trail By HUGH A. MULLIGAN MANCHESTER (AP) A formidable foe in any British election is the heckler, the fel-' low who looms at the back of the hall to interrupt a candidate with booming invective. Once again the heckler is plying his trade as campaigning for the Feb. 28 general election increases. "What about the price of a pint under an inter- loper demanded from the au- dience recently as Opposition Leader Harold Wilson ticked off rising food prices under the Conservative regime of Prime Minister Edward Heath. "Don't talk to me about beer, Wilson eagerly challenged his assailant. There was fire in his eye, but a taunting smile at the edges of his lips. Aggressive and bitingly sarcastic, the Labor party leader is a past roaster at matching hecklers and consuming them with gusto before his supporters. Where others try to cool off a situation, Wilson thrives on heating it up, forcing his antagonist to lose either his nerve1 or his temper. TAKES CONTROL Before he got through with the heckler, the chap had somehow been transferred into "one of those Common Market harmonizers who would meddle with the taste of your English beer, English bread and English mustard." The heckler hadn't even mentioned bread or mustard or the Common Market, but Wilson, sensing the crowd's roused ire, moved in for the kill. Former prime minister Harold Macmillan, a brilliant orator who found door-to-door campaigning was as skilful at confusing hecklers as Wilson is at stirring them up. Macmillan's ploy was to stall conspicuously for time. It took him several moments to- realize he was being interrupted, then there was the frantic search about the hall, always in the wrong direction, to discover who might be so unkind. By this time, the heckler was a lonely figure rising from a landscape of scowling faces. Macmillan then moved in to lavish the heckler with kind- ness, or massacre him with massive tolerant urbanity. "1 always tried to imagine my mother was somewhere in the he said in explaining his style to Heath. Heath. performer who used to lose his poise under at- tack from the audience, has learned to employ his ready DAIRY SALE Selling 50 Lots Holstein Milch Cows Owner. John Ketel, Picture Butte Thursday, March 7th at p.m. Sale conducted by Picture Butte Auction Market Located 16 mites north of Lethbridge on Highway 25 Phone 732-4400 Picture Butte laugh and broad grin as a de- fence against heckling. Recently in Scotland a lis- tener kept punctuating all Heath's arguments for sanity in labor relations with the epithet "rubbish." "Must be a Sassenach in the Heath laughed off the taunt by using the old Scottish word for an Englishman or, more precisely, a lowland Sa- xon. In this election, connoisseurs of the fine art are being denied anything more than a TV glimpse at Liberal Leader Jeremy Thorpe. Still, his wit flickers when he takes on the pundits in his daily news conference over closed-circuit TV. "Are you thinking of resign- ing as head of the party if you lose your a reporter asked. "Are you thinking of resign- ing from Thorpe replied with a sly grin, then added: "Rather like Queen Victoria, the possibility of defeat has not entered my head." By ERIC PACE New York Times Service NEW YORK She is a successful career woman at the top of her field, but it's her perfume and her shapely legs that first endeared her to the fictional vice president who is the hero of Spiro T. Agnew's forthcoming political novel, and romance rears its head. The fictional career woman is Meredith Lord, the first woman secretary of health, education and welfare one of three women characters whose tangled personal lives are described in the novel, tentatively titled, "A Very Special Relationship." Scott Meredith, the New York literary agent, has announced that the novel is to be published in hardcover by Playboy Press, he said, has bought rights to it for between and The publishing house is a division of Playboy Enterprises, Inc., which also puts out Playboy magazine, a publication not noted for reticence about relations between the sexes. But in discussing the novel's plot and the characters, Meredith and Edward Kuhn Jr., the publisher's editorial director, insisted that the romance would be tastefully described. "Meredith Lord is very strong-willed and she's a very good-looking Meredith said at a news conference held at his Fifth Avenue office. He said the fictional vice president, Porter Newton Canfield, was "angry at her toughness and attracted to her physically." Kuhn said that Agnew has written only a few dozen pages of the book, which is to be over 300 pages long. He added that the female characters loom large in the preliminary character sketches Agnew has prepared, and in the section he has been writing recently. This describes a cabinet meeting, and it is to be the first part of the novel published in the Ladies Home Journal, which has bought serial rights. Kuhn and Meredith declined to answer questions that could provide much in the way of details about the fictional' Miss Lord, and the other two main women characters the vice president's secretary, and his aristocratic wife. "I think Mr. Agnew has always been interesting to women and to women Kuhn said. "He's a big, attractive, outspoken kind of guy and I think the author's view of women as it shows up in the novel will be of interest." Community Auction Sales Association Ltd. COMING SALES WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27th PINCHER CREEK SALES YARD REGULAR CATTLE SALE Highlighted by: 100 HEREFORD STEER CALVES from Glacier Park Co., Pincher Creek FRIDAY, MARCH 1st PINCHER CREEK SALES YARD SPECIAL CHAROLAIS PRODUCTION SALE McRAE and DAVIDSON 50 BULLS 50 18-2 year olds 32 yearlings Plus 20 REPLACEMENT HEIFER CALVES SATURDAY, MARCH 2nd CRANBROOK SALES YARD SPECIAL BULL SALE 50 BULLS 50 All Sales start at p.m. ALL SALES CONDUCTED BY COMMUNITY AUCTION SALES ASSOCIATION LTD. PINCHER CREEK Yard Phone 627-3660 office 627-3466 Crossword By Erika Woods CLANNISH ANIMALS ACROSS 1 Roundtree role 6 Brit. Luftwaffe 3 Pop 13 Delicate porcelain 17 Mike's sidekick 20 Casals 21 Wing 22 Unwanted name for Se- lassie's land 24 "Flying Down to 25 Kind of macaroni 26 Lady Literate in Arts 27 Sacrament seekers 28 Analysts' concerns 29 Seafood complement 30 Other fellow's opinion 31 Full 32 Keats' opi 33 Site of Fischer triumph 1 Asparagus, eg- 2 Frrreh r.idrket 3 Cloister 4 Game group 'under 5 Pull 6 Remembered vividly 7 What sponge- cake and sena- tors seem 8 Phial 9 Tunnel 10 Monuments 35 Scrooge 36 Northern peninsula 39 Kind of space 40 Sac 41 Sunshades 44 Made 47 Kind Of force 48 Patrolled area 50 French fire 51 Speech impediment 52 Baptizes 53 Ring name 54 Great religion 56 Expletive 57 Tool for laying it on 59 Noted 62 Shipping abbr. 63 Kind of gin 64 Thundering group 67 One of 18 69 Balance due 71 Kind of will 72 Fainter 74 Grape city 77 Miserable illness 82 Bolivar P.R.man 83 Mends over; swears again 85 Work unit 86 Sal he sings about 88 Gape 89 Honking group 94 Closeout 98 Kind of race 99 Pelt with rocks 100 Alpine range 101 Heed 102 Concise 104 Fled 105 Smalt group, as of grouse 106 Run 107 Also 108 Stick 111 Stravinsky 112 Seasons 115 Follies 117 Word with head or leg 118 Saigon counterpart DOWN 11 Ruler 12 Apart 13 Visage 14 Hostel 15 Young louse 16 Item in short supply 17 Roaring group 18 Staff officer 19 Throw 23 Suffix with young and old 30 Lessen 32 Roman Mother Nature 34 Protrude 35 "If I say so 36 Run wild 37 Exist 38 Indian dress 40 Picture gem 41 Latin first 42 Handbill 43 Amount 44 French enclosure 45 Kingiobs. 119 Feminine name 120 Not much 122 Think tank men" 126 Swedish Nightingale 128 S.W. site to remember 129 Serhngand Cameron 130 Celebes ox 131 Mother of Cantor's bunch 132 Timekeeper 136 Summer drink 137 Up to. in time 138 A to stand on 139 Teenage situation assessment 140 Numerical prefix 141 Kind of shock 142 -themdrk 143 Angler's need 144 Want 145 Publication execs 146 Grammar term 46 Regarding 47 Inelegant 48 Dumfound 49 Norse monarch 52 Air force org. 55 Fishy groups of bone- pickers 57 Any groups 58 Befuddled: Scot. 60 Chicago trams 61 Matriarch 65 Church finan- cial aid 66 Business letter abbr. 68 Pitcher's stat 70 British seamen's org. 73 Wood sorrel 74 Cook Diagramless 19 X 19. by Anne HaUoran Not home Remain Pack away 1 High rocky 5 Inclines 9 Island: 10 Long- Have fun 13 Lake and Comfort 14 On Pot Swte fsrrtlv Apple Three Lrted-pinky 15 Sports Dad's Actress Inflated 17 Brings LrtttebaTls 19 Charles -else1 20 Neck Stootl oTrfAs 75 Kind of collision 76 British era 78 Luna 79 Before 80 Fancy talker 81 Road sign 84 Met 87 Mariner's direction 90 Pierces 8 Open-air evening music 10 Crow talk 11 Highmetodv 12 Aquatic bird 16 CPA's bottom Ime 18 Make up for 91 Snarl 92 Omitted 93 Curry 95 Precedes bodied or Baker 96 Evil eye 97 Ogles 102 Indochinese 103 Homo' 105 Ecological 23 Summer: Ft. 24 Conducted 25 Eight: Lat. 26 Attic cover 27 Make mistake 30 Jacob's 31 Steep in pickle 109 Painting 110 Half a laugh 112 Toadies 113 Remnants 114 "The Gold Bug" author 116 Number or job 117 Girl o< song 118 Wimpled 32 Join at an angle 33 Individual 34 Horses 38 Tidy 41 Caspian, e.g. 42 Water hole 43 Gudphfamity 44 Garlands 120 Gunk 121 Root den- tist's road to wealth 122 Chatter 123 Record 124 Stirs 125 French room 126 Buoyant air 46 Seven 47 Printer's measures 48 Bambi'smom 49 Potato slate 55 Throw around 56 Existing 57 Early human people 127 Thought- comb, form 128 Soviet sea 132 Hindu chief 133 French summer 134 Half a fly 135 Luther opponent 137 Apothecary's encyc. 58 Light brown 60 Pesky insect 62 Superlative ending 63 Finest 64 Duet voice 65 Perjurer 66 Places 70 Italian river SOIUTIONSOF LAST WEEK'S PUZZLES crana aran rania ana a aacia anaetu iJlfLJU LJlfOJ CRYPTOGRAMS CUDDCO WIN TOURW LSYPOB TN TUW TICC UP PLYAOB HE DSO SHARP HE DSO BUCOZZY -By Joynd Davidson JUY ANT LOM JEV AMO TAB EMT HEM. 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