Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
15 _ THE IETHBRID.GE HERMD Momloy, Oclobof 30, Ford increases profits, GM dips NEW YORK Motors Corp. Uniled States auh nouncc'd Friday its tates aulo maker, an- nounce ter profits were down -W.B pet cent, while seconci-ranked Ford Motor Co. sail! its earnings were up for the period Both companies said they would reopen price-increase re- quests before the U.S. price Commission, .0 S122 million or-41 cents a ;hare, fnun million or 75 cents a share in lasl year's third quarter. The profil drop amounted to M.G per cent. CiM sales were down some four per cent from a rscord S5.IJ billion worldwide in Ibiid- quarUT l'J71 to billion in this year's tliird quarter. Al Ford, the quarterly net in- come was 04 million Commission. come was in minion or si> GM, the world's largest in- cents a share, compared with dustrial corporation, reported I M6 million or 83 cents a slwe its earnings for the quarter fell! last year. The profit increase was spurred by record third-quarter and nine-month sales. Sales tor the three montlis were bil- lion up 15 per cent, and for the nine mouths billion, up from billion. Even so, chairman Henry Ford and Ford president l.ec laeocca said domestic net in- come had declined four per cent for Die quarter. They blamed the price commission's refusal to grant a in- crease. Botli Ford and GM said they would reopen their price-raise requests scon. No date was specified but industry analysts expected the requests to come shortly after the Nov. 7 elec- tion. POTATO FAMINE The potato famine In Ireland from 1843 to 1847 was responsi- ble for the death of peo- ple, and the mass movement of TH-sh neoplo to the United States." Big haul Ml'LHOUSE, France (API Bandits broke into the central post office in this Alsatian city during Ihe night and stole more than S10 million francs mil- lion) in cash from Us vaults police reported today. The I he I was to IM the greales cnsh robbn.y in French history The only clue reported was the discovery of two mail sacks floating in a canal that runs past the post office. Pandamania strikes japan HIDDEN ICE Approximately five-sixths of an iceberg is under waler. TOKYO (neuter) An acute case of pandnmonia has struck Japan. Two giant pandas from China arrived at Tokyo airport tonight to the sort cf reception reserved lor rteac'i) of slate. One hundred riot police stood by ready to thwart any anti-panda demonstrations by right-wing extremists. Press and public were barred from approaching the curtained cages to avoid upsetting the sensitis'e animals. The pandas are a gift from China to mark Prime Minis- ter Kakuei Tanaka's visit to Peking bst month when dip- lomatic relations were I'slab- Ever since China promised the rare animals lo Tanaka, Japan has been seized by an unprecedented panda Tokyo's Ucno Zoo, where the pandas will be housed, has bean Hooded with up to COO telephone calls a day de- manding lo know when Iwo- year-oki Kangkang, the male, and the three-year-old female THIS PAGE for exciting buys on beautiful furs In lelhbridge Through Thursday, November 2nd! Persian lamb coats collared with mink SPK.AL First quality block (dyed) Persian lamb. Semi-fitted and box with cosuai back fullness. Straight or labored sleeves, Natural mink collars some also cuffed mink. Three-quarter coats in natural mink paw 749.00 SPECIAL Soptmticaled elegance Iruee-qucrter coati in beautiful mink paw. Pa it el or Sapphire shadei. Casual body fullness or icml- fitled styles. 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Tlvree Arabs captured alter the Sept. 5-6 shootings face charges of murder and kidnap- ping in the deaths of the Is- raelis. Their trial by a Wes German court is not espede< before next year, Rauchalles said. West German airports re- main under tight security fol- lowing threats by Palestine guerrillas to liijack airlines to 'orce release of the jailed ter- The Bonn government, how- ever, is easing some visa re- strictions on Arabs as a good- will gesture. After the Olympic massacre, more than Arabs wanting to enter West Germany were turned away at the border. At least 255 Arabs have been ordered expelled as security risks, and German police were reported hunting for 10 more Arabs they would like lo expel but cannot locate because they are believed in hiding. MOSCOW (AP) Soviet au- thorities have arrested a young Jew who refused conscription after his permission to leave for Israel was withdrawn, Jew- ish sources reported today. 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