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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Barley Delivery Quotas Increased Thursday, May 38, 1970 THE IITHBIIBOI HMALD WINNIPEG (CP) Major increases in supplementary de- livery quotas for barley grown in Manitoba and Saskatchewan were announced here by the Canadian Wheat Board. The new quotas, effective im- mediately, will enable barley producers in the two provinces Wilson Bids For Votes LONDON (AP) Prime Min- ister Wilson's Labor party opened its campaign for tion with a manifesto Wednes- day night saying it had taken Britain out of the red and if re- turned to power would keep the country "strong and solvent." "It takes more than six years to modernize and humanize 'an advanced industrial country and move it on towards a new kind of said Labor in its appeal to be returned to power in the June 18 general election. Labor took over the government from the Conservatives in Octo- ber, 1864. The platform Wilson unveiled at a news conference was muted and low key aiming for the broad, middle-of-the-road support that decides British elections. As expectable, Con- servative papers found the man- ifesto dull, while the pro-Labor Sun called it "defiant, confident and aggressive." MORE FROM THE RICH The party statement paid the usual lip service to one of La1 bar's traditional socialist goals, promising "a greater contribu- tion to the national revenue from the rich." It cited "spongers who lived off capital gains or land said a Labor govern- ment would continue to'close tax loopholes and pledged to "ensure that tax burdens are progressively eased from those least able to bear them." But Wilson said the party had "no specific proposals for any new The opposition Conservative! published a platform Tuesday which promised to cut taxes drastically and to remove the restrictions on prices and in- comes which the Labor govern- ment had put into effect. Labor reminded the voters today they had steered Britain "out of the red in our national referring to the gov- ernment's achievement Of the first favorable trade balance since 1962. "We are now strong and solvent, and we intend to remain so" Labor added. Boy Drifted Following Breakup EDMONTON (CP) Police said Wednesday that a 15-year- old boy who died Tuesday night with a bullet in his head had been drifting since the breakup of his family. Officers said Mark Much- witsch of Vancouver put a saw- cd-off .22-calibre rifle to his forehead and pulled .the trigger as police closed in on the taxi in which he was riding. Police were investigating a robbery at Ron's Q Mart on Ed- monton's south side when they stopped the taxi 10 blocks away from the robbery scene. The boy looked much older than 15 years and he had iden- tification which showed him to be 18, police said. Norman Earl Wright, 23, of Saskatoon, arrested shortly af- terwards, was to appear in magistrate's court today on a charge of armed robbery. Police said.two men entered the grocery store bought gro- ceries but then held up the two clerks on duty and left with more than Irish Scandal May Spark Fireivorks DUBLIN (Reuters) Two former Irish Republic cabinet ministers were arrested today as a gun-running scandal threat- ened new political fireworks. Charles Haughey, former minister of finance, and Neil Blaney, former agriculture min- ister, were charged with con- spiring with others to import arms into the republic illegally. They made a brief appearance before a magistrate and were released on bail for one week. Axe Folk Again On Prague Rebels to deliver to country elevators an additional 10 bushels a seeded acre or a minimum of bushels, whichever is the greater. The board's announcement said the special quotas are hauling distance involved in getting the barley to Thunder Bay in 'the minimum possible time. The board said large forward sales of barley have been made from both coasts and will extend well into the 1970-71 crop year. "As a result, Alberta producers can expect to continue to receive substantial quotas and delivery opportunities for (Reuters) Zde-nek Ficrlinger, a former premier and ex-chairman of the powerful Conservative Czechoslovak-Soviet Friendship Society, has resigned from the party, informed sources said today. Fierlingcr, 79, credited here with bringing the Social Democratic party to a merger with the Communists at the time of the latter's takeover in to attend a parly hearing for legislators to receive his new membership card. The sources said his refusal was to protest the planned expulsion from the Communist party of another former as head of the Czechoslovak-Soviet Friendship Society, refused to approve of the invasion and later resigned his position. Several veteran now have left the party in result of unusually large who was active in the purge- of reform- barley sales made recently for delivery later this summer via Thunder Bay and St. And 1970 Slumps Which One Is movement. Fierlinger headed the govern-ment in 1945-46 when among ttan Maris Sver-mova, a founding party member. rence ports. W. C. McNaniara, wheat ward chi-rf commissioner, said no specific time limit has been )laced on the new quota. Pro-lucer deliveries will be kept under constant review and consideration given to suspending ;he additional quota if producer marketings exceed the board's immediate requirements. The quota is being confined a Manitoba. and Saskatchewan at this time because of YORK (CP) Many experienced observers have compared the recent slump on the New York stock market with the Wall Street crash of but there are some sharp differences of opinion as to which one is worse. The stock market has been in a major slump for 18 mouths, and Wednesday's record one-day jump of 32.04 points in the Dow Jones industrial averages just to recover the 31.01-point loss on the index during the first two days of the week. From Dec. 3, 1968, until Tuesday, the Dow industrials fell more than 354 points from its near-record level of 985.21. Using the Dow industrial average as a guide, the New York Times says the 1929 Depression resulted in a 48-percent decline, while the 1969-70 recession caused a 35-per-cent) drop through measured in terms of dollars, the paper losses now are substantially greater than they were then. The Times says that according to one estimate, the 1929 crash pared in security values, with lost on paper during the entire 1929-32 period. However, since the beginning of 1969, paper losses soteks are said to have exceeded And if, as has been asserted, the total market value of stocks at the end of 1968 was about eight times higher than the 1929 peak, it would take a reduction of in paper values to equal the lost in The Times Benes's government returned from its Second World War exile in Britain. He also was ambassador to the United States and the Soviet Union and chairman of the National Assembly from 1953 to 1964. At the time of the Soviet-led occupation in August, 1968, Fier-All CGK employees were asked to leave the building and no one was immediately available for reports said Maria Zapotocky, widow oi President Antonin Zapotocky, also has either resigned or been expelled from the party. In another purge move, House of the People Wednesday approved the disitissal of the president and six judges of the Supreme Court for failing to counter anti-Soviet and anti-socialist opinions. It was the biggest blow yet to liberals in tbt judiciary. Get one. Thetfre f going fast! And no wonder: the Mazda 1200 out-performs every car in its size and price range, and does it elegantly, even luxuriously. Mazda 1200's engine is the most powerful in its class; and combined with the 1200's light weight and easy- shifting four-speed all-synchro transmission, takes it 'way ahead of the competition. And you can take your choice of body styles, too, including the Sedan and Station Wagon shown here. Both cars are luxuriously equipped, including reclining seats, easy-to-clean all-vinyl interiors, all-weather fresh-air system; lots of head, leg and shoulder room. Also standard is the full complement of safety features, including adjustable head restraints, disc front brakes, and seat belts. 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