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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 30, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 4 20-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALP-WedneMlay, October 30, Ford ready to listen WASHINGTON (AP) President Ford indicated a get-tough attitude to hold down oil imports and said Tuesday he "will be open to suggestions" for revising his anti-inflation program if the United States economy con- tinues to falter. In a wide-ranging news con- ference, Ford also reported progress in nuclear arms limi- tation talks with the Soviet Union; reaffirmed his support for vice-presidential nominee Nelson Rockefeller and an- nounced a shake-up in the federal energy hierarchy. Ford convened the White House news conference after the government announced that leading economic in- had taken the sharpest one-month plunge In 23 years. The, first questioner cited that gloomy economic news and asked IFord whether he was ready to amend the anti- inflation program he announc- ed earlier this month. Ford responded that he be- lieves his proposals are a sound, "finely tuned con- structive program" but said Congress must act on portions of it. "In the interim, if there are any economic factors which justify a change I will be open to he added. REJECTS LABEL The president would not apply the label "recession" to what he acknowledged were "some difficult economic cir- cumstances." "Whether it is a recession or not a recession is im- he said "We have problems we want solutions When Ford was asked about possible limits on Arab oil im- pors, he responded that he be- lieves his voluntary energy conservation recommen- dations can achieve the goal of cutting imports by one million barrels a day. But he added: "If there isn't the saving of one million barrels per day of oil imports by voluntary ac- tion, we will, of course, move to any other alternative, including the possibility of mandatory limitations, to achieve that result." -Regarding the domestic U.S. energy program, Ford announced he is removing John Sawhill as energy ad- ministrator to be replaced by former Assistant commerce secretary Andrew Gibson. In answer to another eco- nomic question, Ford said he is making "a maximum effort to trim the current federal budget by billion to a billion 'ceiling, and spoke of the possibility of sharper perhaps totalling billion. BUDGET 'TIGHT' As for the budget he will send Congress early next year, he declared "it will be a tight budget, a very tight but cited no figures. When questioning turned to foreign affairs, Ford made these major points: Secretary Henry Kissinger's just-concluded Moscow talks with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev "were very constructive" and "some of the differences have been narrowed" on a second-stage strategic arms limitation agreement. is not reconsidering his plans to visit Japan Oct. 19-21 because of a leported up- swing in anti-American senti- ment there. "No developments in Japan have changed my he said. "I intend to go to Japan as has been planned for some time." decision of Arab chiefs of state to recognize formally the Palestine Libera- tion Organization "may or may not" affect U.S. peace ef- forts in the Middle East, Ford said. "At this stage we aren't certain what impact it will have." He then added that "it is of maximum importance that continued movement ('be made) toward peace on a justifiable basis in the Middle New immigration plan linked with provinces OTTAWA (CP) Appoint- ment of a former ambassador to work with the provinces on immigration matters has been announced by the immigration department. Immigration Minister Robert Andras said in a state- ment that Racul Grenier, a former assistant deputy minister of manpower and recently Canadian am- bassador to Senegal, has been appointed special adviser to the deputy minister on immi- gration questions. Mr. Grenier will work close- ly with the provinces and also will deal with declining Francophone immigration. Mr. Aridras said a number of provinces have shown a growing interest in the im- migration program and ex- pressed a desire to play a greater role in development of policy. He said that following the publication of the government green paper on immigration, expected early next year, he will thoroughly discuss immi- gration options with the prov- inces. Mr. Grenier will work close- ly with the provinces to ensure that their views were consid- ered. Mr. Andras said the decline in the number of French- speaking immigrants during the last few years has been a serious concern to the federal government. In the first quarter of this year, there were immi- grants to the whole of Canada. It's in your hands A milking contest among teachers at St. George's College in Toronto was held to raise money for the United Appeal, the slogan of which is "It's in your hands." Gage Live tried hard but Barbara the cow stuck her tojigue out. GUARANTEED INVESTMENT CERTIFICATES ENQUIRE TODAY 328-5548 FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST CO. MEMBER CANADIAN DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORP. (LETHBRID6E) Regulations tightened on sale of thawed meats Ford was peppered, too, with questions on domestic politics. He said "I strongly sup- port" Rockefeller's nomina- tion because "I think be would make a very good president." OTTAWA (CP) Super- markets selling frozen meat, fish and poultry in its thawed state must identify the products as "previously frozen" or "made from fresh and frozen the con- sumer affairs department an- nounced Tuesday. The new regulation under ihe Food and Drug Act is designed to prevent the sale of. thawed meat as fresh meat at the retail level, the depart- ment said in a news release. The words identifying the meat as previously frozen must be placed on the display case where the products are being sold The regulation applies to raw meat, fish and poultry but not to prepared products such as sausage. TOOK 20 YEARS The Great Pyramid in Egypt took 20 years to build. It was ordered by King Cheops' as a spacious burial ground for himself. BY THE TINE VOLVO GETS OUT INTO THE WORLD, THE WORST IS OVER. Before a Volvo ever so much as bumps! bumpers with another car, we slammed dozens of Volvos into a concrete wall. These crash tests helped us develop a front end that's designed to absorb a fifty mile per hour barrier collision. Before a Volvo will about 80% of your braking ever have to stop short power.) on the highway, we Before you'll ever, disconnected a complete gi ve'er the gas, we gave the set of brakes on a Volvo engine the gas for fully- loaded Volvo and the equivalent of accelerated it to sixty miles miles at continuous full throttle. It didn't quit. Before you'll ever swerve to avoid a big bump, the Volvo had to complete l miles on our rlife expectancy I a special J test track that I combines more wrenching turns and suspension- numbing bumps than Volvo has two independent you'll probably ever face in sets of three-wheel disc a lifet ime of driving, brakes. (If one should ever And before you'll ever fail, the other still gives you find yourself out in the SHORT STOP AUTO LTD., 538 6th Street South, Lethbridge per hour. It still stopped middle of nowhere, almost every Volvo component that's subject to wear had to take at least three lifetimes of pounding, bumping and shaking on its own test rig. So if you're looking for a car that can take The worst life has to offer, we can offer you something even better. A car that can take the worst Volvo has to offer. VOLVO quickly, because every Phone 328-6586 Use Your Eaton Account to budget your custom-covered sofa and chairs the kick-off value in our big 10-day Fall event. _ Picture this sofa and chair in your home in the covers you'd pick from Eaton's ten-day custom-covering event. Use your Eaton Account Each Let your imagination run free. Imagine this white cotton-covered sofa and chair (or any of the other styles) in your own home. In the cover you want. 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