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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE UIHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, Oclobcr 17, 1972 TEM1M.E fiat a ainerence 12 'months makes MONTEBiai.O, Quo. (CI'1 i diimyo rale would lw higher What a difference a your j than it is today." makes for the Canadian Export iTHADK AT FAULT MOSS TONNAdK World production of steel to- talled 582-million tons in 1U71, down from 597-million Ions in i SOIL EXPF.llT The founder of modern theo- ries of soil origin and classifica- tion was V. V. Dokuchaicv, a Russian geologist. Association. Twelve months ago, it looked ahead lo a period filled with uncertainties ami bleak pros- peels for international trade. There was no way of predicting Mr. Couture said all the dete- rioration in the surplus tins year resulted from Canadian overseas trade. Trade with the U.S. showed a small year-to- year increase to million. lie said the bright turn of how the United ada's main trading partner- events in the last 12 months re- would restore order to its coin-1 suited from: omy and (tie international mon- etary and trading systems. Looking hack over the year, pickup in Hie U.S. ec omy and a consequent substan- tial rise in demand for Cana- chairman George Couture re-1 dian commodities: ported today, "it appears that j change in relationship Canadian exporters have fared I between' the Canadian a good deal better than most and most major currencies ex- would have expected." cept the U.S. dollar, thereby Value of merchandise exports i in p r o v i n Canada's com- for the first seven months of positive, posilion: 1972 were up SI billion or 10 per j _ federal budget cent over the same period last year, he told tile association's annual meeting. In the same period imports showed a year- to-year gain of SI.3 billion or 20.5 per cent. As a result the merchandise trade surplus fell to S517 mil- lion at the end of July from St.3 last spring which gave a corporate tax cut and measures designed to offset the U.S. DISC, Domes- tic International Sales Corpo- ration, and to encourage ex- pansion and investment in Can- ada. Jim McAvity of Montreal, as- ____ president, reportec billion, but wilhout'the sharp considerable optimism in a re- contraction "it seems probable cent survey on the export out- that the Canadian dollar ex- look for the next year. singer of year NASHVILLE, Tenn. CAP) Black country singer Charlie Pride, for the second straight year, captured (iie male vocal- ist of the year award Tuesday night during the si-xth annual Country Music LoT-tta Lynn, a coal miner's daughter, was named female vocalist of the year. The awards were presented during a telecast from Nash- ville's" Grand Ole Opry Hovise. Miss Lynn, 36, and Pride, 34, a former professional baseball player, dominated balloting for this year's awards. Earlier, Miss Lynn and her singing partner, Conway Twitty, were chosen as the best duo of the year. On accepting the award, Miss Lynn said: "All I want to say is thank you cause I can't be- lieve it." Miss Lynn's name appeared in five categories, among them entertainer of the year and best female vocalist. She is the first woman ever to be an enter- tainer-of-the-year nominee. FOUR ENTRIES Pride was nominated in four categories, including enter- tainer of the year and best male vocalist. Entertainer of the year Is considered the top award, alon[ with induction into the Country Music Association Hall of Fame In Nashville. Competing for the CMA Hall of Fame award were Chet Atkins, former Louisiana Gov. Jimmie Davis, Minnie Pearl, Kitty Wells, Pee Wee King and Paul Ackerman. Other well known name which dominated balloting-oon ducted by the CMA's members-were Merle Haggard Freddie Hart and Donna Fargo. Miss Fargo, a former schoolteacher, is a relative newcomer to country music but has attained much recognition for her "Happiest Girl in the Whole USA" song and album. Haggard, Hart and Jerry Reed rounded out the remain- ng three slots for entertainer f the year. heavy Freight rates burden oil producers By ROB MATTHEWS HALIFAX the loin I number The oldest surviving Duddtiist 'mple in KKorea was first Hindcd in 535 and rebuilt and nlarged In 752. Sparkling White Wine Cocktail CAMPAIGNING Una Evans, standing as Liberal candidate in Edmonton East, talks wllh a voter dicing her campaign. Mrs. Evans, 46, a member of Edmonton's cily council, is contesting the seut held for the last 14 years by Progressive Conservative B Skcreyko. SIMPSONS Stage? Stars Washable Double Knits Simpson's-Sears is where they re all Striking 2 and 3 piece pant suits double knits of Celara textured acetate Fartrel polyester in an unusally range of stylet and exciting colors. Machine wash- dry. 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