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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta i FIB LBinvniWUB MI Inflation bogey licked BUENOS AIRES Argentina's new Peronist rulers claim to have removed the fear which haunts nearly every government in the world monetary inflation. The if it will be the more astonishing in which until a few months ago suffered from one of the highest inflation rates anywhere. Prom seven per cent in the rate zoomed to 21 per cent in 39 per cent in 1971 and more than 60 per cent in 1972 and threatened to pan 100 per cent this year. The announcement that the inflation bogey had been halted came from Economy Minister Jose Gelbard after a meeting with President Juan Peron. the first five months of the current we had inflation at 82 per the minister told reporters. the follow- ing five nothing that The first five months of this year were the final chapter of nearly seven yean of right- wing military rule. The following five months saw the start of Argentina's second Peronist era. RETURNED FROM EXILE The electoral victory that brought back 78-year-old Peron from Spain marked the end of 18 years of exile follow- ing his overthrow by a military coup in 1955 after THERE'S NOTHING LIKE A DROPOV Now available throughout Alberta. nine years in power. The economy minister's statement on follow- ed a first meeting between Peron and hit and it went on to suggest stabilization of the economy was to last. Neither wage increases nor price rises were even discuss- ed at the the minister said. just said that there is no inflation so why should there be any wage he told a ques- The government's trump card in controlling inflation so far has been the device of setting maximum prices for a broad range of basic goods below prices reigning on May DENOUNCE OFFENDERS There have been some abuses but the un- like many previous Argentine have a vast par- ty organization ready to denounce offending shopkeepers to authorities. The penalties include closure of business. So in most cases the mere threat of action appears to have been enough to achieve an across-the-board markdown of price es- pecially in food and clothing. once the staple diet of working-class is still too expen- sive for most people to buy. Despite Argentina's vast ex- panse of fertile pastures the pampas the military government introduced beefless weeks during which domestic beef consumption was banned. This left some of the world's best steak restaurants apologetically offering chicken and goat. The beefless weeks have ended since the Peronists took but there are still periods when the sale of meat in restaurants is prohibited and it can be difficult to obtain good beef for dinner at home. A new phenomenon which has appeared since May is the scarcity of some other basic par- ticularly onions and potatoes. But with neighboring Chile facing inflation of up to per cent in and other Latin American countries also plagued by Argentines are hoping the Peronist claim will hold good. The Lethbridflc Herald think PART IV PICTURE QUIZ 5 POINTS Their wedding received International attention. Can you Identify HOW DO YOU to 1M 71 Ml M 79 Mr. M UMtorf T FAMILY DISCUSSION QUESTION How would a ban on Sunday pleasure driving affect your STUDENTS YOUR NEWS QUIZ PART I NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 Premier Robert BouraeBa said. hlB government will appeal a Quebec Superior Court decision ordering the province to halt work Indefinitely on the f6 billion hydro-electric project 2 The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 7 per cent of the labor force in after having risen to 6 per cent In September. a-6.1 b-5.4 c-5.8 3 The federal government recently began minting the special coins that will be sold to raise money for the 1976 Summer Olympics In Mon- treal. Postmaster General indicated the coins are expected to sell weH abroad. a-Jean-Pierre Cote b-Eugene Whelan c-Andre Ouellet 4 The U.S. Congress recently ONEi legislation authorizing the construction of the Alaska oil pipeline. 5 President George Papadopouloe of. de- clared martial law In order to cope with anti- gcvernoiesi demonstrations. PART II WORDS IN THE NEWS Take 4 points for each word that you can match with its correct meaning. 1.....disarray a-hold In custody 2.....malign 4.....feign 5.....propane b-a kind of fuel c-speak evil of fake disorder PART III NAMES IN THE NEWS Take 5 points for that you can correctly match with the claea. 1.....Eldon Woolliuna 2.....David Barrett 3.....Ron Baaford 4.....Rene Leveaque a-Urban Min- ister b-ProgrMslve Con- servative housing critic c- Parti Quebecols leader d-NDP federal Columbia Premier Ford in high gear Vice-President-designate Gerald Ford receives congratulations from Sen. Strom Thurmond and his on Capitol Hill in after the Senate voted to approve Ford's nomination. Troops in no hell-hole By KEVIN DOYLE CAIRO Col. Dan Holmes arrived here Tuesday from Ottawa to set in motion plans for an influx of an addi- tional 559 Canadian peace- keeping bringing the total size of the contingent to The affable officer said in an interview he had been reading newspaper reports in Canada about living conditions for our men out He had he to find a veritable of some I see conditions similar to those in Petawawa Gagetown Wainright or Interest high in coins OTTAWA The de- mand for Canada's 1976 Olym- pic coins in Japan and throughout the Far East may exceed said Yukiyasu presi- dent of the Tokyo firm of Shin Nihon Sangyo. His company has been named the first Asian distributor of the coins. His offered in a news release from Olympic Coins headquarters did not include a reason for his op- timism. Austin P. managing director of the coin was quoted as say- ing that is already running high in major countries across the world in anticipation of the first issue of Olympic coins early in The long a subject of has been con- ceived to finance a major part of the cost of the Olympic Games to be held in Montreal. Revenue of 1500 million is hoped for through issue and sale of 60 million sterling in silver which will be legal tender in Canada. Detractors say the revenue estimate is far too high. The coins will appear in seven each with four designs depicting Olympic themes. The program comes under the responsibility of Postmaster-General Andre Ouellet. There are many here who would disagree with the assessment of who was involved in much of the planning and preparation for sending the Canadians to the Middle East with the United Nations Emergency Force trouble is that our modern armies live usually in built-up areas and we forget the basics. Then when we have to live like real soldiers for a change the shock is too much for us. who was the Cana- dian military attache in Poland between 1970 and 1972 and speaks Polish said he'will make a full report on camp requirements when he returns to Ottawa at the end of the week. a week after I think we'll have a model ar- rangement complete with field hospital and everything we Shoplifting continues on upswing Ont. Despite elaborate detection warning in- creased heavy fines and stiff prison sen- police and store own- ers agree shoplifting IB on the increase. Many stores refuse to re- lease details of how many shoplifters are caught on their premises or how much is taken but police estimate shoplifting costs retail busi- ness two per cent of their profits. Inspector Greg of the Hamilton criminal investi- gation bureau criticized some stores for recent staff cuts in discount-type operations. false he said. lose more in the long Inspector Cousins also said some stores refuse police as- sistance. it's their im- don't want to be connected with the its too much inconvenience for Hamilton police now issue first offenders a ticket stating the criminal charge of theft and ordering them to appear in court on a certain in- stead of taking them to the police station. PROSECUTE OFFENDERS People with previous shop- lifting arrests or those steal- ing goods valued at over are charged at the station and dealt with in the usual man- ner. Duncan head of Ea- ton's loss prevention depart- ment in said his company prosecutes shop- lifters in per cent of the have made exceptions for pregnant old and senile people and outpatients of mental Mr. Clark said he does not believe current penalties for shoplifting are severe enough. the embarrassment is enough of a deterrent for first but the courts are nowhere near severe enough on Al manager of a downtown Hamilton Kresges store said he has been coping recently with an upswing in price-switching. His store has introduced a coding system which cashiers can identify at a glance. we can correct this at the cash register now. It cer- tainly makes a few customers look very guilty and embar- Keep Christ in Christmas InMrMd by of Columbus Council 1490 Valuable ftv f vamc Inc. 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