The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on October 4, 1971 · Page 4
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.SURCHARGE OUT? Experts See Short-lived Ogden Standard-Examiner, Monday, October 4, 1971 By PHIL NEW5OM UPI Foreign News Analyst Window'on the World: Britidi-bankers and economic experts-.are.predicting an .early settlement" of the six-week-old dollar crisis. 'This is the way they see.it: The United States will make a "token" devaluation of the dollar against gold. West Germany ~ and Japan will revalue their currencies upward by 12-13'per cent and France and Britain will push the value of the -franc and pound sterling up by about.4 to 5 per cent. The Dutch -guilder is likely to keep in line with the West German Mark. The Italian lira is expected to follow the pound and the" French franc. The British experts hope such a deal wall'be followed quickly by a lifting of President Nixon's 10 uer cent imports surcharge. No -Mideast Solution: diplomats now write off a. settlement, even a partial one, of the Middle East conflict in the foreseeable future. The result - "may be a sporadic eruption of hostilities along the Suez Canal, but they do not expect full scale war, particularly as Russia has made it clear to Cairo she has no Cows Dislike Electric Drink PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Washington State University professo.r sai-d that cows on a farm near an-eastern Washington high voltage line gave less milk than normal un til their water trough was grounded. Lloyd Craine, a professor o electrical engineering, told a Bonneville . Power Adminis trafion -hearing that the cow- refused to drink from thi trough because they were bein, shocked by electricity inducei into the trough by the high volt age line.. The hearing was called o the administration environrnen tal impact statement for th next fiscal year. utention -of .fighting alongside :gypt in Sinai. Egyptian ^resident Anwar ; Sadat is expected to get 'the final word aring a Kremlin visit beginning Oct.- 10. Meanwhile, ressure on Israel is to ncrease. The French weekly news magazine L'Express reports the Jnited States is building a colossal" Air Force base in the western Pacific. The base, t says, is to replace Okinawa irhich is scheduled to be handed ack to Japan next year. L'Express said the base was eing constructed in the Marshall islands and quoted Japa- isse workmen as pinpointing it n Majuro atoll not far from he former . nuclear testing grounds of Bikini. The North Vietnamese and iet Cong peace delegations in i'aris, taken visibly aback by he announcement of President IS'ixon's trip to- Peking last summer, are again showing a great deal of self-confidence. ihey claim the visit of a high- evel Communist Chinese dele- Cation to Hanoi, which reasserted Peking's full support for Hanoi and the Viet Cong; rules jut any possible compromise mthout their consent during Nixon's talks 'in Peking. They expect to receive similar- assurances from the Soviet Union during tiie forthcoming -isit of Soviet President Nicolai A. Podgorny. The Chinese Nationalists have not softened in any-way their opposition to a two-China policy as advocated by the United States in the United Nations. But they have changed tactics. It is, therefore, a safe bst that if Peking is admitted to the United Nations and Taipei is not expelled, Taipei will not walk out. They hope that if they stay, the Chinese Communists will reject the proffered membership. The Nationalists will not admit such a policy change but it was implicit in Foreign Minister Chow Shu-kai's depart- Dusty Memories Jhose Good VI' Days' . —e——-— . - •. ^ . • • Demo Party Chairman Optimistic For 72 Despite Party 'Paranoia' ing remark as he left for the United States last month: We will meet 10,000 changes with 20 000 changes." Earlier he had said: "We will meet 10,000 changes by remaining unchanged." WASHINGTON. (TJPI) -Some top Democrats, .are concerned over, lingering' 1 , traces .of a "suicidal, complex", within the party. Among them is Democratic National Chairman Lawrence F. O'Brien—even though he believes, the party has accomplished a-90 per cent cure of its 1968 • fascination" with self- inflicted ' injury -that left the organization in shambles and the White House lost. O'Brien is convinced that a potentially .harmful'residue of the 1968 paranoia persists and that if Democrats lose the presidential election'next year, they will have themselves .to blame. .-'- ; . ••• ' , ... One year and' one. month before the 1972. presidential •el-ectionv O'Brien displays quiet confidence in the -outlook for the Democratic candidate, no matter who he'is. His-strategy for 1972 is shaping up as pretty much of-a repeat of 1970, with heavy emphasis on pocketbook issues. HIGH CREDIBILITY He exnected the credibility of President Nixon also to be high on the Democratic list, with stress on the President's reversals of previous positions or. handling the economy and on relations with Mainland China.' The Vietnam War will be an issue but not among the top ones, in O'Brien's view. O'Brien does not believe that Nixon has been able to blunt the economic issue—high unemployment, high prices and the [ike—by .his adoption of a wage- price freeze.' .O'Brien cites public opinion 'polls showing overwhelming support of the freeze, ' first proposed by Democrats, 'but only a slight boost in the President's own standings.' . . O'Brien has several important recommendations for the party. He' warns that the Democrts must show good faith at all levels in', adopting more open,- equitable procedures for the selection of delegates to the national convention and the operation of the convention itself. Many Democrats fear that any smell of smoke-filled rooms would be fatal .to the presidential candidate's chances. Better Forget That Mastodon Steak; May Contain Mercury! • ; NEW YORK (UPD-Haye a craving for mastodon steak? Have a care. It could contain a prohibitive amount of mercury. Tests made recently on a mastodon' bone, approximately 15,000 years old, revealed a mercury content of one part million. The new federal houses of food supply: fish'and animals. For example, fish caught in., the 1930s and preserved, in the New York State museum, and other nsh taken from Lake Champlain in 1932 and from Lake Ontario, in 1939 reveal about the .same mercury levels as freshly By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP) — Memory is the, greatest bargain in life. • It' costs -nothing, 'requires no upkeep, > and -lasts as long as you do. .It- can entertain and amuse you in moments dear or dour. It is our memories indeed that decorate our days and bless our lives. You "have a good store of them yourself ;if you can look bacE and remember when— Bob'.Hope was a promising young song and dance man. People stayed up later to get a new station on'the radio than they do now to watch the late show on television. Folks-rarely bothered to lock the front door unless they were going away on a long vacation. Automobiles and phonographs had one thing in common—they wouldn't" start until they, had been hand-cranked. , You could tell a girl parochial student by her fine penmanship. KNEW MEDICINES A small-town druggist didn't really need to be able to deci- p h e r the doctor's . prescriptions—he knew as well as the doc what medicines would be prescribed in a given situation anyway.- A good housewife always ;ave the family Bible a good Justing the day the minister planned to call. Your knowledge of local gossip picked up immediately when you had a party line telephone installed. A fellow knew pretty wel whether his girl really cared for him by whether she took the trouble to put nuts in the homemade fudge she fixed every Saturday afternoon. Every small town had a least two restaurants—one for the decent folk, the other for the riffraff who often shot poo during working hours. The height of luxury was a shiny brass bed. A doctor always stayed for a second cup of coffee in the kitchen of a home where he de- Ivered twins. No matter how many -boys there were in" the .family,' Santa Glaus left, only one sled at Christmas.' '. .You could buy a serviceable pocket watch for one dollar. And you didn't have to pay a sales tax' either.- You could -walk down almost any street in America, and sniff the wonderful smell of fresh bread being baked. • A small boy divided the calendar into two periods—The day the circus was in town and the rest of the year. . You always felt a bit cheated .when you went to the ball park. because they had the nerve to charge a dime for -a nickel hot dog. QUIT BRAGGING You were pretty sure the honeymoon was over for a young couple when they quit bragging about how much they had been impressed by the view at Niagara Falls. A fellow who worked hard enough could stay married and hold down a steady job even if he had dandruff and useda body deodorant only every third day. All the kids in the, gang agreed that the meanest mother was the one who made her son go out himself to a backyard tree and hack off the branch she intended to'.switch him with. Children didn't feel underprivileged if they had to walk a mile to get to school. IF IT TAKES a student to know what's best for students, William Lynch of Bremerton, Wash., should make a name for himself in education circles. The 18-years-old, a 1971 high school graduate, upset a 60-year-old incumbent school board president in a primary contest. Lynch, who describes himself as a "progressive conservative," is unopposed in the final election for the seat. POWERFUL PLUNGER'CLEARS. 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At the direction of the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, mercury discharges into 'waters of the state have been cut by about 97 per cent, from 70 pounds per day to approximately two pounds. , The Rome laboratory now is turning its detection techniques to such other water-polluting materials as lead, zinc, arsenic, cadium and chromium ELAINE The World's Largest System of Figure Control Salons! Interest paid every 3 months on savings certificates of deposit For individuals: Amount* of $500 or more tor Interest starts day of deposit. Rates are per annum. Each depositor's account is insured up to $20,000 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Doesl&ur speak right No? riuuiYb JMI.WII Today 621-3763 For YourFREETrial Visit & Figure Analysis IF YOU ARE A DRESS SIZE - '14 - YOU CAN BE A SIZE 10 IN 31 DAYS 16 - YOU CAN BE A SIZE 12 IN 36 DAYS 18 - YOU CAN BE A SIZE 14 IN 36 DAYS 20 - YOU CAN BE A SIZE 14 IN S1 DAYS 22 - YOU CAN BE A SIZE 16 IN 51 DAYS RESULTS... 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