Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 7, 1973 · Page 13
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 13

Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, June 7, 1973
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Plentiful Foods Program Ended, Bargains Scarce .WASHINGTON (DPI) - In .1945 the Agriculture Department started a plentiful foods promotion .program to point' out on a monthly basis what foods were In heavy supply In supermarkets and good bargains. Wednesday, the department announced it had cancelled the (program. A spokesman said tJhc action was taken because so few food bargains were eligible for promotion (activity in recent montfhs. The last plentiful foods list issued—effective for July-*, included only griits, corn meal, dry (beans and rolled oats. The monthly lists had been getting smaller and smaller, with supplies of many foods tight and retail prices at record levels. Officials said 35 jobs would toe eliminated as a result of abandonment of the program. 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Special Attention Given To Children Glaucoma Test No Appointment Necessary Largest Most Scientific Optical Laboratory in Downstate Illinois Finest Union Craftsmanship American Optical: Bausch & Lomb, Shuron and Many Other Lenses and Frames Prescription Sunglasses • Safety Glasses •CHARGE IT THE ONLY 100% UNION OPTICAL CO. IN THE MIDWEST" SEE OUR FRAME CONSULTANT LEAH GOULDINQ, Dispensing Optician Mon. & Fri. 8 AM - 8 PM TUES.-WED.-THURS. & SAT. 8 AM - 5 PM Jftisser Union Optical Co. 69 S. Kellogg, Galesburg PH. 343-7410 aifees make it Uhe largest class in the U.S. Military Academy's 171-year history. UNIFAX Dollar Is Stronger On Money Market LONDON (UPI) - The dollar opened strongly on money markets around the world today, gaining almost one per cent in value in some capitals on the second day of its recovery from earlier record lows. Gold prices fell at the same time for the second day. Bankers credited the dollar's improvement to indications from Washington that President Nixon was preparing new anti- inflationary measures In London, the world's most important gold market, prices fell another $3 to $117.50 an ounce, still nearly three times the "official" Washington price of $42.22 but down sharply from the record $120.50 it hit on Tuesday. In Paris, the financial dollar used by tourists and speculators opened at 4.34-4.35 francs, up'-ftftm^^^fr^cg..;.., In ''A : ^ar.^oid^V'Ml''' ; ifqrn' Its' record price of $108.50 an ounce Wednesday in Hong Kong to close today at $104.60. The dollar gained in both Tokyo and Hong Kong and in London, the pound opened at $2.5640, up fractionally from the ^ Is* A Wednesday closing price of $2.5700. The dollar also improved in Zurich, where it opened at 3.08 Swiss francs, up from a Wednesday closing of 3.06875 francs, and it also rose fractionally in Amsterdam, which quoted the dollar at 2.830 guilders, up from 2.7965. One bank official said in Paris that it was difficult to say why the dollar was showing general improvement. Bankers Conference "It may be that Watergate is quiet today," the banker said, "or because of the intfrnational bankers conference in Paris, or because speculators are still buying dollars at a low price in expectation of being able to sell them later at a higher price." In Frankfurt, the dollar opened at 2.6749 marks, up 1.4 per cent over its 2.6400 price Wednesday. The pattern followed fairlyj closely on the one established W e d n e s d ay, when dollars moved ahead and gold fell back. "Those people who are speculating against the dollar are making a grave error and will live to regret it," said Melvin R. Laird shortly after his appointment as Nixon's chief domestic adviser. He did not say what economic action Nixon might take. In Paris, Secretary of the Treasury George P. Shultz and Arthur F. Burn, the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, rejected European appeals to intervene to support the dollar. But Burns told newsmen he would not flatly rule out such intervention. GM Continues Business Despite Guerrilla Threat BUENOS AIRES (UPI) General Motors said today it is continuing business "as usual" despite a threat by lefUving guerrillas to kidnap executives unless the company rehires 1,000 workers it laid off earlier, A statement Wednesday said General Motors would not comply with the demands. The company's reaction came after similar threats to two other American-owned firms- Ford Motor Co. and Otis elevator. Ford agreed to turn over $1 million in goods to charitable organizations after the leftist People's Revolutionary Army (EIIP) wounded two employes and warned it would kidnap others. Otis evacuated its top foreign executives to Brazil after receiving the kidnap threats. The threat to General Motors, a spokesman said, came in a telephone call last Friday that said the company should rehire 1,000 -workers laid off over the past two years. "We are not complying," the spokesman said. Meanwhile, a British executive was kidnaped Wednesday by four armed men, the latest in a series of attacks or threats against foreign businessmen. Charles A. Lockwood, M, a board member of the Roberts Kiinnce Co., was seized while on his way to work. There was no immediate identil'L'iition of. his abductors, but. most other kidnapinys were attributed lui I he KU1V ! I Visit to Israel BONN (UPI) - Chancellor Willy Brandt left today on one of his most sensitive missions to Israel, where with the blessing of most West Ger mans, he hoped to ease some o the . painful memories of Ger man history. The Nobel Peace Prize winner is the first head of West German government to visit the Jewish state. His trip, though opposed by Israeli rightwingers, was ap proved by most German citizens and opinion makers. A public opinion poll released by the Israeli Embassy showed that only five per cent of the Germans sympathize with Arabs over Israel. Many newspapers said they welcomed Brandt's trip. Brandt's first stop during his four-day visit is itself symbolic He will go to Yad Vashem, the Jerusalem memorial to the nearly six million Jews killed on orders of Adolf Hitler. Afterwards, Brandt's pro gram included a meeting with Prime Minister Golda Meir who also will host a dinner for Brandt tonight. Brandt also will meet former Premier David Ben Gurion before leaving for home Mon day. Space Agency Gets Mexican Photo Agreemen HOUSTON (UPI) - Respond ing to a newspaper editorial the U.S. space agency said Wednesday it has a forma agreement with the Mexicanj government for taking earth resources photos of Mexico 1 from the orbiting Skylab space station. The Mexico City newspaper Excelsior said detection of hidden oil and coal deposits from Skylab may undermine "traditional concepts concern ing sovereignty" of nations. A spokesman for NASA's international affairs office said the photos were part of Skylab experiments being conducted for scientific investigators in, Mexico. "We have a formal agreement with the Mexican govern ment approving'the experiments, which includes the taking of pictures and authorizing NASA to provide the data to the Mexican experimenters," the spokesman said. Knit Shirts for Dad on His Day Cool it with... KNIT SHIRTS They're easy. To wear and to care for. To live In, A man can't have too many. Cotton, polyester. Knit Shirts for Dad -from $5.00 IN DOWNTOWN GALESBURG IT'S GLIDER TIME! Time For Cool Comfortable Living On Your Porch or Patio. Bunting #555 Glider Kk 1 II :^,:i^.,,M Bunting innerspring Cushion Pillow Arm Glider — Flared arms support rest' ful pillows for stretce-out comfort. Sturdy aluminum frame. 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