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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Wednesday, September 12, 1973 Columnist's notebook By Hal Boyle M Vou in not be quite to an tluu ioil call up but there s, no hiding the tact that le an old tirnei it keep ir 'othes closet an old outet oat 01 jacket uou bctoi i the Second ot Id ai C omnion sense is the virtue value most highlv be cause vou bee it so seldom in people Cocktail parties make sleepv and vou no longer go up and talk to strange blondes at their a matter of fact vou raielv speak to anv woman at all including vour un less she speaks to vou tirst ve quit taking exercises to pep vou up because tire vou out The barber hasn t tried to --ell a bottle ot hair lotion tor 10 vears lather take a quiet walk in a countrv ceme'eiv and look for unusual epitaphs on tombstones than go to an expensive night club and gawk at the celebrities VOL KEEP PAWNING Theie are more things in vout life tl at make vou than make vou laugh It amuses vou to see a small child pick its nose and it doesn t occar to vou at all to tell the- kid to stop it Somewhere in vout desk is a tentative dra't of the epitaph vou have vvi 'tten f< r voursell but vou doubt u will ever be (c'lved in stone as it is 40 longei than Lincoln s dcHvsburg ou nev c i die cd bubble gum in vout vouth because it h idn t appealed on the scene vet II vou had to vou could piobablv still stium Sweet on a mandolin Vou le the onlv one on voui block who icmembci'- all the vvoids to the tune Vou aie not as much ait aid ot death itselt as vou are atiaid ot dving ON Ihe doctors and vou shate TI unspoken secret tl e knowledge that theie is ro ical cure tor what ails vou the Dimple eiosion oi time One ot these davs vou are going to sit i ig t dow n and do all the things vou ve been putting but this isn t the dav II vou get a sentimental gieeting on Valentines Dav it is because the postman made a mistake and put it m the wrong mailbox Vou lind it more necessarv now to nudge people in the nbs or touch them on the arm to be sure thev are still listen ing to vou vou teed peanuts or nopcoin to squirt els and pi geons in the paik vou talk to them out loud vou number among vour several people under 40 voupnvatelv don t think anv of them will turn out to be world beaters When vou see three maie teen agers approaching vou cioss to the other side ot the street Better be safe than sorrv WhOS FOR CURRY? You ci'P9 Tnen don miss the excellent curry in Vc (Me ui M iq izme this Saturday as given to Vlarqo Ohv- r bv curry expert Alexandra Fie YOU II find all the c Mai iy Curry Southern Indian Curry Northern Inrii in Dry Curry Vegetable Rice Quick Hot Pickles Tiv th< m soon for real tiste treats In your Lethbridge Herald Weekend Magazine II elsh nationalists Fred Francis and his wife stand beside a bilhngual road sign in Wales Francis finishing a masters thesis m Welsh literature is now in prison following convictions on charges of civil disobedience and criminal damage He says the Welsh nationalist party has been trying for years through constitutional means to have the Welsh language elevated to full status but the British authorities wont listen to constitutional arguments power pack Guarantees fast starts 'High Voltage' Battery Surge into winter with this super-powered high voltage battery The thin extra tough polypropylene case makes space for more plates more acid so you get more power Guaranteed 3 years with 1 year free replacement guarantee Reg, 98 36 Month Guarantee II battery should fail to accept hold charge due to defects we will (1) Replace it free up 1 year or 36 month guarantee and (2) After free replacement period we will re place battery and charge you only for period of your ownership (3) If the car battery is in commercial tractor or marine use the guar antee is for only i of the period stated above If the marine equipment does not have a gen erator the guarantee only covers one quarter period of above Transmission Problems? 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the demonstidtions with the as- suian e of the state govern ment that something would be done Government ministers called m wholesalers and letailets and elicited prom ises irom the suppliers to sell edible oils without profit and cu1 prices on other corn modifies The price oi vegetables which had soared to almost a kilogram on the sellers plea o! short supplies imme diatelv dropped to 20 to 27 cents Merchants contended good rains in outlvmg areas had brought the flood of mer- chandise to the market The seven rupee price for mutton was set permanently bv the government The cost of edible oil was put at 8 50 rupees a kilogram high but still better than previoush Eggs were ordered sold at about 57 cents a dozen com- pared with as high as 78 cents before the agitation Communists in Indore 325 miles northeast ot Bombay took lessons from the Shiv Sena and announced a similar agitation in this textile centre ol ha'f a million people Even government officials admit however that tne un lest commanded the support ol vast numbers of non-Com munists As Indian riots go Indore s was almost insignificant Onlv a few shops were looted and there were no injuries except among the almost 800 persons arrested bv policemen Rather than quelling the growing anger of the citi zenrv the curfew augmented it For three davs most of the people had no milk because bicvcle riding milkmen were unable to make their rounds and meagre grain stocks were dissipated quickh with no possibilitv of replenishment PRICES LOWER soon as the curfew was lifted lines formed in front of ration stiops Resupphed shopkeepers sold each person two week ra- tions of two kilograms of wheat for 22 with 26 cents a kilogram on the pre agitation open mar- ket J K Shibbal the city s chief administrator said the government had found new sources ol gram but he re I used to sav where The Com munist partv savs its Indore agitation and similar move ments elsewhere are to ex pose hoarders and help gov eminent implement its own policies The Communists major right wing rival the Jana Sangh joined the protesters m New Delhi a few days ago Police fired tear gas canisters into a stone throwing Jana Sangh mob in the capital pro- testing high prices More than 25 persons many of them po licemen were injured Mrs Gandhi s government has not been successful in providing grain trying to from foreign suppliers an esti mated 6 5 million tons of wheat to make up indigenous gaps It was able to buv from In dian farmers onlv a little more than half the 8 1 million tons targeted durrng the first harvest season since the gov ernrnent ordered the states to take over wholesale trade in wheat The government blamed tne shortfall in part on hoarding but it was unable to flush out significant illicit grain caches Until recentlv consumer protests were virtually un known here Commenting on the Bombay developments The Times of India a major national news paper saw warning signs for the country Hall II FORT MACLEOD (Special) The Garrison Ball heralding the official opening of the Fort Macleod Centen- nial will be held in the F P Walshe High School auditorium Oct 13 the 99th anniversary of the arrival of the North West Mounted Police here Muriel Ragan is the convener Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE Multicocal Lens (MULTILUX) SIMPSONS j bears .Celt.. boutique x vVhere the Aristocats shop 'ts all here Everything for the happy cat from beauty aids to home furnish ings' Come in Browse It s the cat s meow1 Cat litter Top quality non-tracking ?ri Ibs Req S3 29 Cat pan Hygienic 'itter container Reg Cat defender tag fights off fleas Only Cozy cat bed lets him sleep in style Reg S2 99 Mattress For the best cat-naps ever Reg 52 99 Pet Depl i i y i 'he finest quarantf f satisfaction or money refunded i n rl I r f r11 n ;