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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Whafs in that bag? Saturday, Manh 31, 1973 THE LETHBRIDOf HKAID _ 27 Airline pre-clearance dumped on governments By IRVING C. WHYNOT CP Business Editor TORONTO (CP) A. long- simmering move to dilch the procedure under which passen- gers flying to the United States from major Canadian centres have the convenience of cus- toms clearance at the point of departure now seems to be dumped into the laps of the Ivvo governments. Air Canada brought the mat- ter to a head Wednesday when it announced that it will not al- low the practice its flights to the U.S. after April 29. It askec the government to wilhdraw the customs pre- passengers on as the only stumbling block. He said the U.S. government as committed to providing adequate service" even though revious policy was to staff nly one facility at each air- ort. He guessed that tem- >orary service could be started vilhin two weeks. U.S. carriers quickly called a meeting following Air Canada's nnouncement, with the aim of 'doing anything we can to keep pre clearance going." The U.S. airlines operating from Ca nadian polnls. The whole matter which in volves not only the airlines bu several government depart ments on both sides of the bov der, is complicated by rivalry between the carriers and talk on allocation of edditiona routes. A spokesmen for the U.S. car riers said Thursday in Washing ton that Air Canada's move "puts everything in a bind." "But we're not tossing in the towel. Air Canada appears to usa the issue to bargain on ad- ditional routes, but that's the wrong attack. "If they go that way. they're not going to get a thing." He said the U.S. government already has asked the Canadian government for talks to sort out the pre-clearance issue. The U.S. request was for discussions "shortly." SEEK SETTLEMENT Transport Minister Marchand fold the Commons Thursday that meetings will be held "to see if we can settle the prob- lem." He said the refusal of U.S customs to operate out of the new second terminal at Toronto Air Canada starts using April placed Air Canada in a bad po- sition. The Washington spokesman said he felt the problem of cus- toms facilities at the new ter- minal could be solved, if that Dollar devaluation spurs Australian secession talk spokesman indicated the car- have government support and that pressure be ap- ilied on Canada at the govern- ment level to keep pre-clear- ance in effect. The U.S. itself had considered but rejected the idea of drop- ping pre-clearance. The cus toms department argued tha it was a loophole for narcotics smuggling and that it needet the power of search and arres the Canadian gov- ernment was not willing to grant. PREDICT CHAOg. DELAYS Air Canada said its move was In the best interests of the trav- Hing public but the U.S. air- ines and some Canadian travel gsncics said it would bring a 'cliaos of delays." One estimate s that it will involve a min- mum of an extra hour of travel ime. Under the present system of pre-clearance, a Toronto pas- arrive together at a U.S. cus- oms inspection point, perhaps it the same time as passengers rom other flights. Pre-clearance started in and now processes about three million U.S.-bound passengers a in Toronto, Vancouver, Vinnipeg, Montreal, Bermuda, and Nassau in the Bahamas. The American airlines admit they would lose if pre-clearance s-ditched: One estimate is that it would cost the yi lines oper- ating from Canada about million a year in revenue. Digitalis poisonous boosts markets By PTEER LEICHNITZ Canadian Press Staff Writer Canadian stock markets re- bounded from severe losses suf- fered in previous sessions and moved sharply higher in moder- I ate trading this Gold issues continued to [record some of the largest gains while western oil issues moved sharply higher following the decision by the United States to lift its qutfa on oil im- parts. Analysis said the decision by KINGSTON, Out. (CP) several U.S. banks to partially There is an alarmingly high in- reduce prime interest rate in- cidence of digitalis poisoning creases, announced earlier, evsi m-the best cC institutions, restore investor con- Dr. Thomas W. Smith, a Har- fidence. University medical profes- Canadian soi-, says. He told doctors and medical markets plunged lower following the original prime rate increase due to ,i laic mi-iww i" students at Queen's University utaUon oE simiiar increases that of 931. consecutive odmis- d -__ _____...j p iv in sions screened at Boston City Hospital, 135 patients were on common drug Pa senger goes through a customs check here by U.S. agents and hen has no further delays along the way. Because passengers show up at the airport different times, the initial delay is usually mi- 10 or 20 minutes. Without pre-ctearance, the planeload of passengers would the most reduce the amount of the for heart prime-rate increase has re- moved most of the iears of a OMhose 23 per cent were round of interest rate toricity. He said U Canada" one analyst, that 43 per cent of these died BARGAiNS SOUGHT with the drug a contributing and not the sole factor in the However most of the advance deaths "-as based on what observers Laler he said his statistics termed "bargain-buying" par- represented "the worst pos- tictilariy in issues which were sible" circumstances and that trading at lows for the year at usually 10 per cent of patients the beginning of the week, on digitalis would suffer from During the week, the Toronto suited in strong advances for gold producers. Some analysts have prediclec the price of gold will top (U.S.) an ounce in the near fu lure. At Toronto, the -gold climbed 3.97 points during the week, closing Friday at 234.77. WESTERN OILS UP Western oils, aided by tha re- moval of the import quota by he U.S., also moved sharply u'gher following confirmation >y the Panarctic consortium of a second gas discovery In Mel- ville Island. At New York, prices moved sharply higher following three consecutive weeks of' decline. The Dow Jones industrial aver- age of 30 blue-chip issues rose 28.37 points during the week, closing Friday at 951.08. Trad- ing was moderate. On the Montreal and Cana- dian stock markets, the com- posite index rose 6.19 points during the week to 230.84. Com bined volume on the two ex changes was million shares un changed from last week. The base metal index of the Toronto market climbed .99 points during the five session close at 1M.95. PERTH, Australia (AF) Devaluation of the United States dollar casts a long shad- ow: in Australia it spurs talk of secession. The seceding area would be Western Australia, one-third of this continent. The state has a million people and millions of dollars worth of iron ore, nickel and other minerals, as well as a fair-sized farming and indus- trial economy. Talk of secession has been cropping up every decade or so for a half-century. The people feel to some extent cut off from fellow citizens in the east, miles across the desert plains. Many think they often get a deal because the easteners utaumber them 12 to 1. poisoning. Bond prices market's industrial index, con- Isidered a broad indicator of market direction, rose 4.51 points to 223.77. Heavy trading and higher 1 prices for gold on international bullion markets once again re- Driver killed near Priddis CALGARY (CP) Evere Carmen MeNevin, 24, of Pric dis, was killed when his hal ton truck left a secondary higl way 15'miles southwest of tl city and struck an approach the road. In 1933 referendum, the eople voted 2 to 1 in favor of oing it alone. A deputation ent to London and presented petition on secession to Par- ament. A select commission ppointed to consider the peti- tion decided it was "not proper to be received." The matter lapsed. Now, the U.S. dollar is worth 70 Australian cents compared with 90 cents in 1970. Most of Western Australia's iron ore contracts are written in U.S. dollars. NEW EFFORT LAUNCHED Heading the current move- ment, 79-year-old Tom Inde- man has set up the Seces- sion Steering Committee. He says it includes 50 men in the 27-35 Oge group. Iron Ore king Lang Hancock has lost millions in the change in the Australian value of U.S currency. He is strongly in fa vor of "an independent govern- ment in Western Australia." Referring to the failure of thi petition nearly 40 years ago, he said Uiat today "it only needs strong leader for Western Australia to follow Rhodesia' make reaty joods. xample and make a unilateral eclaration of independence." Weslralia" could value its ollar the same as the U.S. ollar, put up tariff walla igainst the other slates, and a most-favored with Japan to naUon. supply Hospital district las 7 wards TABER (HNS) The Taber General Hospital District No. 27 was established in 1941. It includes most of the M.D. of Taber with the exception of all of division 6 and most of division 4 north of Uw river. The hospital district is divid- ed into seven wards, each of which elects a representative to sit on the hospital governing board. The boundaries of ward one are tho river to the north and a line running north and south through Purple Springs. INSURANCE- MONDAY p.m. SPECIAL Feeder Hog and Baby Calf Sales We carry Hartford Insurance on all Livestock coming Jo and going from our market. Wednesdayj a.m. FAT and FEEDER CATTLE SALES SLAUGHTER HOGS ASSEMBUD AND SOLD MONDAY THRU FRIDAY. WE BUY AND SELL FAT AND FEEDIR LAMBS DAILY FRIDAY a.m. IFAT and FEEDER Cattle Sales p.m. STOCK CALF AND FEEDERS EXPORTERS OF SLAUGHTER HOGS EXCELLENT FAC1UTIES FOR FEEDING AND LOADING HOGS. ED FRENCH 3M-39B6 DAN KLASSEN........ 345-4358 KEN MILLER, MAORATH 758-6607 LOU DEJAGER 345-44S9 WHIT HENINGER...... 328-7354 CONSIGN All YOUR LIVESTOCK TO: C. E. FRENCH LIVESTOCK "In The Heart of Canada's Ranching Country" Pn- Offico 327-0101 327-3986 Alblrta SlockyareU P.O. BOX S.S.1-7-7, IETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Supplied by Doherty McCuaig Limited GOVERNMENT CANADA BONDS RIVIERA MOTOR HOTEL Welcomes you to Edmonton To help make your stay more would like 1o introduce you to all our facilities. MORE PEOPLE STAY AT THE RIVIERA- BECAUSE THE RIVIERA OFFERS YOU MOREI Write or Telephone JiVIERA "MOTOR HOTEL 5359 CALGARY TRAIL 43-43-43-1 Oct. 1, July 1, Sept. 1, Sept. 1, '73 93.00 99.00 '78 105.50 106.50 '83 81.50 82.50 '92 40.00 42.00 3 Sept. 15 Perp. 101.00 lOZ.OO April 1, July 1, '75 103.50 10-1.50 '75 83.00 85.00 Nfld 8 N. S. Quebec Alberta Man Hyd 8 Sask Nfld AGT Man Tel 8 '74 101.00 103.00 '92 84.00 '74 100.00 102.00 '90 107.00 109.00 '91 99.00101.00 '90 106.00 108.00 '90 107.00 109.00 '74 101.00 103.00 '74 101.00 103.00 Crossword PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT Op CANADA GUARANTEED BONDS Alberta Ontario 7 Ont Hyd 9 New Br 9 '90 103.00 108.0D '88 93.00 95.00 '94 109.00 111.00 '90 108.00 110.00 INDUSTRIALS Alia G T Alcan B.C. For 911% B.C. Tel 3W% Bell Tel Bell Tel By Dorothea E. Shipp BUM STEERS H.H. Smith Ltd. Customs Broker COUTTS Home Officu Ph. 344-3822 '90 106.00 108.00 '91 107.00 109.00 '92 108.0D 108.00 'SO 106.00 108.00 '79 107.CO 1M.CO '93 103.00 110.00 '89 104.00 106.00 '90 105.00 107.00 '91 106.00 103.00 'SO 10S.OO 108.00 '90 103.50 105.50 CP Ltd CP Sec Cdn Util OWNG Gulf Oil Inter P P '90 107.00 109.00 Massey '80 106.00 108.00 Norcnda '90 105.00 107.00 Int Nickel '90 103.03 107.00 N and C G 9Ms% '91 108.00 110.00 I St of Cdn Wi.''" '90 108.00 108.00 Tr Cdn P 9W '90 108.00 110.00 I Tr Cdn P lott '90 110.00 112.00 WC Trans 814% 'S3 100.00 1C0.50 CONVERTIBLES Alta G T 714% 'SO 160.00 166.00 Cons Gas '89 88.00 90.00 Dynasty 7 '82 100.00 105.00 Acklands '88 105.50 107.50 Sour Kain Wt% '88 89.00 91.00 WC Tr C '88 85.CO 88.00 WC Trans 7ii% '91 110.00 112.00 AGRA Industries Appointments Schwartz Agencies (1972) Ltd. 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J. HAMER T. A. McLEUAN AGRA Industries Limited has announced the ap- pointment of S. J. Hamer as Senior Vice-president and T. A. McLellan as Vice-President-Finance. Mr. Hamer, a direclor of AGRA since 1969, is a resident of Vancouver and hU intimate knowledge of the soft drink and newsmagazine 'business will assist AGRA's growth and development in these creas. Mr, McLelfan, who also a director of AGRA, has been associated with the company since its In- ception some 10 years ago. In addition to his new duties as he wilt continue as the Secretary-Treasurer. 1 Tviif 4 Chaiier 7 Pollution 9 Cogito, sum 10 Pleasure uip 11 Take with the smooth 16 Welsh vegetable 17 West Indies magical religion 20 Eagle's nest 21 Charger; an avenger 23 Biblical weed 24 Soils 25 Savoirfaiie 26 Bouffanlhair stylist 23 Cavalier; protector 30 State positively 31 Holy Celtic island 32 Direction of Mecca 34 Commanded 35 my vtfoidl 3fl Consumed 40 Fashion 44 RolUip 45 Opeiaied 46 and above- board 47 Word abhorrent to Women's lib 48 Crucifixes 50 Shoshoneans 51 Jog 53 Glance over 55 the night before..." 56 -of exchange 58 spunky GO Noting the hours 62 Secluded valley 63 Frsy 65 Les- Normartdes 67 MaVes reservations 68 Archangel: Flame of God 69 71 Incfination 84 January: 5p. b5 Jack Benny's instrument? 87 Intend 89 Theater box SO Indebted 72 Breakfast, dinner 73 Organic compound 75 "Kifsand were pots and pans" 76 East African demiurge 77 Football briefly 78 Societyior Pure English DOWM 1 Controversial aircraft 2 Melville work 94 106 Direction 95 109 Letters 96 said 98 Fledgling 99 Games 100 Starved 3 thoiithB stars are 4 Welcome 6 Ripened 6 LHJ editor 8 dayin the mormngl 9 Opt 11 curve 12 -and terminer 13 Funeral 111 Santa 113 Pertaining to a song bird 114 Shady places 14 French novelist 15 IBlhcent. mercenary 18 Expanse 19 Gemini 21 Georgia's Confederate memorial 22 Capital of old Erin 27 Biscuit 29 Cape and cuisine item 115 Golf ball component 116 English prelate 118 Townin ihe Sudan 119 EnrjIishcQ 33 Fortune- telling cards 34 "And the 120 Soup flavor 12-1 pump. 121 FirstGerman 125 Isaac's Repubfic son president 129 Politer 122 NUmic grand 123 13! Man's or white 43 Printer's measurei 48 Pulpit gallant mast" 49 Papyius 35 Flying sauc- er, in brief 36 English saloon 37 Raw mincra1 39 Right way of life 41 Choose 42 Scottish river library 52 race; fink 54 Swiss river 55 Migration 57 Stanley Gardner 5S Sheen 59 Quick in a boat 60 and-tos 61 Arab stale 62 Prods along 64 Appla 6G Madrigals 67 up ilia natron's wcuribV 70 Remedy for fib 71 Mass.- Company 74 Reclina Roy Cleland JANUARY SALES HEP. UTHBRIDGE KEAL ESTATE BOARD Roy Ts tho winner, for iha sec- ond month in o row, of tho Lelh- bridge Real Estate Board lalei thafs closa To nn 'eight-ender" in curling. We thank Roy's customan and friends for iheir confidence which has been supported by top results. "LIST WITH THE LEADER" where our mope Is "We whoT we lisl." curleri (or any member of team) a1 328-3331. Call one of the Schwartz CRYPTOGRAMS SWIM O KIDHOLM CODELM7, LMHA LKI-KAEC SO HID 0 AHKID KOYZWH WID, C O Y Z HID G I E E ELGI'ZYODC SMAYKE SPXWSMAOTK P E P W 0 X Z Y X Z. 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