Mulroney still mad about mock adMonths later, Canadian...


March 12, 1992

Mulroney still mad about mock ad

Months later, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney is still enraged about a mock magazine ad starring his teen-age daughter. "If you ask me whether I lost my temper, you're bloody right I lost my temper," Mr. Mulroney said on a CBC-TV interview recently. "If I had that little guy within striking distance, I'd like to choke him . . ."

The ad in the September issue of Frank touted a contest to deflower the prime minister's daughter, Caroline, 17. A Frank spokesman said the ad's point was to needle Mr. Mulroney for marching out his attractive daughter last summer after polls showed his popularity slumping.

Elvis stamps sighted in Tanzania

Tanzania has issued its own set of Elvis Presley postage stamps.

While Americans vote next month on whether the 1993 U.S. Elvis stamp should feature a young or an old Elvis, Tanzania is offering nine Elvis images.

Those who want the Tanzanian stamps can find the name of a dealer through the Inter-Governmental Philatelic Corp., 460 W. 34th St., New York, N.Y. 10001. Phone: (212) 629-7979.

South Korean wins Templeton Prize

The Rev. Kyung Chik Han of South Korea, founder of the world's largest Presbyterian church, was named winner of the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion yesterday. Mr. Han, who founded Seoul's 60,000-member Everlasting Joy Church, said he'll use most of the prize, about $1 million, to rebuild North Korean churches.

Sax player Konitz wins Jazzpar Prize

American alto saxophone player Lee Konitz won the $30,300 International Jazzpar Prize yesterday.

The prize was created in 1989 by the Danish Jazz Center.

Bush wants old adman back

President Bush is trying to lure his 1988 adman, Roger Ailes, out of political retirement, campaign officials said yesterday.

"He could walk in right now and run the whole thing if he wants,"said senior campaign adviser Charles Black. Mr. Ailes has turned down Mr. Bush so far.

Mr. Ailes, who became the dean of attack advertising in 1988, used the polluted Boston Harbor and Massachusetts' prison furlough policies against Michael Dukakis.

Skater goes to bat in traffic dispute

Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding got into an argument with another motorist and had a baseball bat in her hands when police arrived to settle the dispute in Clackamas, Ore., Tuesday. Police said the women apologized, but not before a couple of punches were thrown, according to an unidentified passenger in Ms. Harding's truck. Nobody was injured, and no criminal charges were filed.


AFL-CIO president Lane Kirkland is 70. Former astronaut Wally Schirra is 69. Playwright Edward Albee is 64. Former Atlanta mayor Andrew Young is 60. Singer Al Jarreau is 52. Singer-guitarist Paul Kantner is 50. Actress-singer Liza Minnelli is 46. Singer-songwriter James Taylor is 44. Baseball player Darryl Strawberry is 30.

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