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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta me Officer strips Police inspector Jean Grim stripped to his underpants to show he does not carry crosses street enroute to Geneva bank where two gunmen were holding two women employees as hostages. Travel agencies accused Wash. Some package tour operators have blocked out hotel and motel accommodations and are selling their services at an Expo '74 spokesman said here. The spokesman for the world's fair hospitality services operation said two or three complaints are received daily from visitors who find themselves paying as much as double the normal price for rooms booked through travel agencies. Though the spokesman said the attorney general's office is investigating the the head of the Spokane office said only one complaint has been received relating to tours. travel agents said earlier that they have experienced only problems and overpricing in booking persons package tours. the great American said Jack McLaren of Skyline Travel the Vancouver ticket office for Amtrak Railway. Joan reservations supervisor for the British Columbia Auto Association travel whole experience with this whole Expo thing has been rather The Expo spokesman said the tour package operators in some cases double the actual cost of acommodations. NO CONTROL have taken added a couple of Expo tickets on and in a couple of doubled the he said. have no control over it Their justification is that they are performing a service for the traveller and should be paid for it. But I don't agree with the amount of service A typical he is an agency that offers a three night tour. under normal would run with airport transfer services put at and Expo tickets at for a total price of he the package costs attorney general's office is aware of it and is the spokesman said. WAR ON DRUGS UNITED NATIONS World narcotics control experts told the United Nations Friday of success in curbing illicit opium production but said the battle against cocaine and marijuana was a much greater problem. Sir Harry president of the international narcotics control said more must be done to combat illicit growing of the Peruvian shrub Coca from which the drug Poker champ cashes chips worth LAS Nev. John Moss received a silver cup filled with worth of bills Saturday after winning the fifth World Series of Poker at a downtown casino. a casino cardroom manager defeated Brian Roberts and Crandall Addington to win the money and title. a San An- real estate developer holding a hand that showed an ace bet on a bluff. Moss won with three threes and Addington bowed out. dropped out after losing on one hand when he called Addington's heart flush. Moss has won the poker world series in 1971 and 1974. Chinese premier slowing down TOKYO For years China watchers have speculated on who would take over the mainland after Mao Tse-tung quits the scene. Now they are pondering whether Premier Chou En-lai will retire before that day. The first hint that the 76- year-old premier is slowing down came May 5 when he did not attend a Peking banquet in his honor given by Senegal CHOU-EN-LAI President Leopold Senghor. When he also absented him- self from a dinner for visiting Pakistan Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto last Chou was quoted as am not very well because.I am old But despite doctors' orders to take a complete he sat in on talks with Bhutto just as he had with Senghor. who regards himself as in his would have to be ill indeed or under considerable political pressure to give up the premiership now. Observers have seen him as the target of left-wing criticism in recent months for his moderate policies. But he is believed to have turned the tables on them by combining the leftist campaign against the old sage Confucius into one also aimed at the leftists' political now-denounced defence Lin Piao. as some people are pre- Chou does the prospect of confusion and lack of direction at the governmental level cannot be ignored. Chou is generally regarded as the balance wheel that keeps the Chinese machinery of government ticking. A he held off the leftists while opening China's long closed doors to the restoring its diplomacy to one of sanity after the chaos of the cultural revolution. At home he has been the one man held most likely to succeed in keeping China from degenerating into factional bickering once the 80-year-old Mao steps aside. For Mtn end LadlM Choose from our large selection. Choice of colors and styles. MflRRNJO WORLD OF SHOES 317A Sixth South Phone 328-9336 SOMETHING GREAT HAS JUST HAPPENED TO YOUR CANADA SAVINGS Effective May the average annual yield to maturity on all your unmatured Canada Savings Bonds has been increased to the highest yield ever on Canada Savings Bonds. What does this mean to How do you get the real benefits from the higher Here are the CASH BONUS PAYMENTS You will receive the benefits of this higher yield in the form of CASH BONUS PAYMENTS. All you have to do is keep your unmatured Canada Savings Bonds until the cash bonus becomes payable. 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ALL THE DETAILS You can get complete including a detailed table showing the amount of each cash wherever you bank or invest. THEY'RE STILL ON SALE You can still purchase the Series of Canada Savings Bonds and take advantage of the cash bonus payment opportunity. See your Bank or authorized Investment Credit Trust or Loan or Stock Broker today. CANADA SAVINGS BONDS NOW MORE VALUABLE THAN EVER ;