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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta CH1VAIRY NOT DEAD While touring Aberdeen In connection with the city's (SOOtr, anniversary celebration, Dutch crown princess Beatrix hod. a look at the work of a blacksmith. As she was leaving, the blacksmith tried lo give ths princess kiss but things got out of control and he kissed his own hand. hand Brandt gets yvish loses So-rday, 23, 1972 THl LETHBRIDGB HEWUD Douglas-Home lo see Nixon BONN (AP) West German Chancellor Willy Brandt lost rriday a parliamentary vote of confidence, as he wished, clear- ng the way lor a Nov. 19 at- empt to keep power through new elections. The Bundestag, parliament's lower house, defeated Brandt's confidence morion by a vole of 233 for, 248 against and one ab- stention. The cabinet did not vole, to make sure the motion failed. Before tlie vote, lha Bun- destag ratified a Brandt treaty relaxing traffic restrictions be- tween West and East Germany, s key element in his bid to nor- malize relatioi.N with the Com- munist world. The confidence motion hat been a sure bet to fail because all parties want to get on with the elections. ELECTIONS YEAR EARLY President Gustav Helnemann soon afterward was expected to V.S. lifts subsidy on wheat exports WASHINGTON (Reuter) The United States stopped sub- sidizing wheat exports Friday following a sharp increase in prices caused by large Soviet QUALITY DRY CLEANING BY THE LOAD 8-Ibs. (Normal Garments) PRE-SPOTTED AFTER-SPOTTED By Our Attendant uying of the grain. This is the first time since e Second World War the sub- idy has been lifted. The Soviet purchase of an es- imated 400 million bushels of J.S. wheat, the largest such eal ever made between two cuntries, has drastically cut eserve supplies for the United >tates. By lilting Ihe subsidy, in ef- ect allowing the U.S. export oiling price to float freely at he dictates of supply and de- mand, U.S. officials obviously relieve the price will rise and >oople will not buy so much. This would conserve supplies at lome. The Soviet grain deal has al- PARKSiPE COIN-OP LAUNDRY DRY CLEAN Daily at 8 a.m. 2654 South Parksido Drive Phone 327-031t ready caused a furore here over allegations by Democratic presidenlial candidate George McGovern and other Demo- crats that the administration gave big exporters advance no- tice of the deal. Department officials refused to comment on the move nor would they say whether it was permanent. Wilh the export subsidy re- moved the export selling price of hard red winter wheat, a basic U.S. grain, from Gulf of Mexico ports rose by more than 18 cents a bushel to about a bushel, its highest level for many years. The department of .agricul- ture is forecasting wheat ex- Colosseum faces urgent repair job ROME (AP) The Colos- seum, emblem throughout the ages of Rome's eternity, may be closed lo the public next week lor urgent repair work. A municipal commission for Buildings in danger of failing inspected the huge emphi- Jreatre this morning, then said they would urge authorities to Ihey would urge authorities to bar it I a the public starting Tuesday. The city ordered the In- spection after warders reported pieces of masonry had been falling frequently from walls and vaulted corridors in the el- liptical structure. In the last few weeks, experts said, at least 30 chunks, weigh' ing about 44 pounds each fell from the 187-foot-high Colos- seum, mainly in sections which are not reachable by visitors. Restroration work has been going on for several months on the tallest and best-preserved external section of the Colos- seum. Wind and rainstorms are blamed for the immediate trou bles, but many persons also blame lack of funds for upkeep and negligence over the years. The experts made clear tha the Colosseum, which turned 1 900 years old this year, Is not itering. The Colosseum is not threat- icd by serious loss or total Antonio Pastorelli, ad of the inspecting commis- said. Thinking of Buying a Mobile Home? GET THIS FREE MOBILE HOME BUYERS GUIDE Before you make a decision, learn the do's and don'ts of mobile home buying with this helpful publication available now from NEONEX and NEONEX dealers. Discover what to look for in construction -and make your mobile home buy tho best investment you ever made. 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The Increase in value sine hen would thus not be taxed Others who would benefit ar employees who get lump-su layments upon severance employment, or heirs of an em iloyee in a deferred-profit-shai aging program who dies. NON-POISONOUS There are no poisonous li: arc's in Australia. orts this season will, exceec 125 billion bushels, comparw ith 632 million bushels las eason. issolve tho lower ng tho end of its last session nee being elected in Septem- er call elections for Jov. 18. This is nearly a year jelore their scheduled date. Brandt's confidence motion- he only device the constitution xjrmiLs to dissolve tho parlia- mentary lower house before the nd of its four-year term and all premature orced on the Social Demo- ralic chancellor by the loss of lis ruling majority in April. The defection of several at his lawmakers left Brandt unable to pass controversial laws and split the 496-vote Bun- destag in an unprecedented 248 perfect deadlock between the government and the opposi- tion. Brandt's voting power dwindled to 247 this week when former cabinet minister Karl Schiller, who angrily resigned his economics and finance por- Ifolio in July, slayed away from Ihe Bundestag. WILLY BRANDT LONDON (Reuter) For- eign Secretary Sir Alec Douglas-Home of Britain will visit President Nixon In Wash- ington late next week and will have talks with American offi- cials on major world problems, British officials said here to- day. Sir Alec's main talks will be with U.S. State Secretary Wil- liam Rogers. They will discus! East-West relations, the Middle East, Africa, European security and other international ques- tions. Indians may get welfare OTTAWA (CP) The fed- j-al government said Friday rovincial governments may. xlend their welfare programs include Indians. However, both the provinces and Indian associations must In agreement before the Ian Is implemented, says .ews release issued by Indian Affairs Minister Jean Chretien and Health Minister John tunro. Under the present system, In- dian welfare assistance is ad- ministered by the federal gov- ernment through provincial v e 1 f a r e departments and agencies. The new plan would reimburse provinces for such vellare service costs. The program will be dis- cussed among federal-provin- cial and Indian representatives, FIRST OF WEEK SUPER SAVERS PRICES EFFECTIVE in Lethbridge Mon. and Tues., SEPT. 25 and 26 ONLY RASPBERRY JAM Troops train in Australia CANBERRA (Reuter) Ca- nadian forces will train next month at the jungle training centre at Canungra, 48 miles south of Cie Queensland state capital of Brisbane, Australian Defence Minister David Fair- bairn announced today. In a statement, the minister said a group of 40 officers and non-commissioned officers will be given a three-week course In tropical warfare. The statement said the Cana- dians, comprising 12 officers and 28 non-commissioned offi- cers, will be instructed in Aus- tralian methods of jungle fight- Ing, including patrolling am bushing, village searching, and health and hygiene in the trop- ics. Fairbairn said the course will run from Oct. 4-25 and followed a request made by Canada last year. The minister said the Cana- dians are expected to return home about Oct. 29. APPLE DRINK FROZEN DINNERS MANOR HOUSE, 4 FLAVOURS MIX OR MATCH...... 11-oz. net wt. pkg. MACARONI DINNERS CATEILI.............................. ret vrt. BEEF LIVER NEED A TRUCK? FOR HARVESTING OR MOVING? RENT OURS! BOX AND HOIST STOCK RACKS AND TARP Also available for rent DUNLOP FORD SALES LTD. 16lh Avenue ond M.M. Drivn S., lethbridge Box 1234 Phono 328-8861 FORD PFNTA-CAR SYSTEM SLICED, SKINNED and DEVEINED Serve with Onions.......... Ib. CABBAGE FOR SAUERKRAUT LGE. 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