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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Hu Harries, liberal member of parliament for Edmonton-Strath cona, says he will not accept a $6,000 yearly wage increase proposed for MPs. "I intend to either turn back HU HARRIES . . . Turns down 86,000 the net increase or donate it to a public cause approved by the executive of my constituency," he said in a statement released in Edmonton. Mr. Harries said his decision was a personal one and does not reflect on any other member of the House of Commons. When the bill passes, he intends to put his increased expense allowance of $2,000 to use in his constituency. * * * Donald Franklin Duncan, 78, s self-educated businessman who made the yo-yo a million-dollar seller and established the parking meter in cities, died in Los Angeles from the effects of a stroke two weeks ago. A former candy salesman who never went past the eighth grade, Duncan bought the rights to the parking meters in Mediation report rejected EDMONTON (CP) - Members of the Alberta Civil Service Association have voted against a mediation report which recommends a 16-percent wage increase over two years. Results of a vote taken during the weekend show 3,007 against the recommendation and 2,990 in favor. The association has not decided what its next step will be but the provincial government has the right to force acceptance of a settlement. AMONG HARDIEST Seeds are among the hardiest forms of life on earth. 1935 and promoted it in cities as a simple way of raising revenue. Before the parking meter, Duncan founded Duncan Yo-Yo in 1928 and took a 1,000-year-old toy and made it into a commercial success. *  � Marjorie Ellen Smith of ed-monton, former secretary to the Canadian ambassador in Cairo, married Dr. Fouad Ek-dawi, a Cairo eye specialist, in a Coptic orthodox ceremony recently. Before being transferred to the Canadian embassy in Cairo Miss Smith was a secretary in the Canadian diplomatic mission in Saigon. *  * Canadians can expect to pay more for food when the government's proposed farm marketing legislation comes into effect, Jack Horner (PC-Crowfoot) said in Ottawa High administrative costs involved in proposed marketing agencies and possibly higher import duties on food products will mean that "without a doubt costs, food prices will go up," Mr. Horner said. The legislation would set up a nine-man marketing council to co-ordinate the work of various 12-man marketing agencies within the country. * * * Caroline Sanderson, a pioneer resident of La Ronge, Sask., 140 miles north of Prince Albert, died on her 109th birthday. Mrs. Sanderson, whose husband Miles died in 1965, lived with her daughter, Bella Fin-layson. Wheat exports climb OTTAWA (CP) - Increased wheat exports and diminishing supplies indicate a general shovelling away of world wheat surpluses by the four major exporting countries. Figures from Dominion Bureau of Statistics Friday show that wheat exports by Canada, Australia, Argentina and the United States between August last year and the end of March 1971 reached 1,044.9 million bushels, up 30 per cent from the 802.2 million shipped during the same eight months in 1969-70. The total is 14 per cent more than the 10-year average shipments for the same period of 917.2 million bushels. Wheat supplies for export and carryover declined sharply to 2,151.8 million bushels at April 1 this year from 2,793.8 million at the same time a year ago. Supplies were lower in all four countries. Supplies in millions of bushels at April with last year's comparable figures in brackets: Canada 908.9 (1,171.9); Australia, 335.6 (488.8); United States, 892.9 (1,047.6); Argentina, 14.4 (85.5). M. C. 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