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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Annl 1, 1977 THE LETHBRIDGf HERAtn 'I'o receive honorary Oscar Charlie Chaplin to be honored at Academy Award ceremonies HOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD CAP) The litllc tramp is rotuniinfi to the Hollywood lie helped make fa- mous. He'll find Uu' old changed. CHARLIE CHAPLIN still going at 83 Charlie Chaplin, 83, will the guest of honor when the 44tl awards of the Academy of Mo- tion Pic lure Arts and Sciences ire given at Hie Los Angeles Music Centre April ID. He will ic handed an honorary Oscar or "the incalculable cffcd lie ias had in making motion pie- urcs the art form of this cen- ury." The comedian and co-founder Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D. W. of United Artists will find a dif- crent film industry room the crcnt film industry from the In 1952, when Chaplin went to Europe, then found his U.S. visa the American film in- dustry was si ill operating full tilt. All (lie major studios had large rosters of contract stars. Today, two of the studios have disappeared, others are merg- ing their facilities. All are limn- ing along with a minimum of production. Perhaps it is natu- ral that this year's Academy Awards will concentrate on the past. ACCENT ON NOSTALGIA "The accent this year will be on glamor and soys the show's producer, Howard Koch. One long-lime tradition will be broken. Bob Hope will not ap- pear, due to a conflict in televi- sion sponsors. The show will aturo such emcees as Sammy Davis, Alan King, Jack Lom- icn and Helen Hayes. The central altractioii of the Oscar cast remains the awards themselves. Each year brings greater suspense, because there are rarely cinch winners any- more. 'ITiat makes the predic- tor's work ever harder. But pre- dict we must, so Best A Clockwork Orange captured honors from the New York film critics, its raw violence and sex do not turn on the academy's mature voters. The race appears to be be- tween The Last Picture Show and The French Connection.' with (he former favored bu- cause of its more arlistic pre- tensions. If those two films split tier Ccwgc C. Scott is the vote, the award could go lo The Hospital, in which Tho Last Picture i not as compelling as Pallon.! homosexual ductor in Sunday Mary, Queen of Scots; Glenda Walter Matthau won many liluody Sunday and Gene Hack-1 Jackson, Sunday Bloody Sun- year's win-] hearts with Kotch. as did Tojiol man. the rclenlless cop of The, day; .land Nicholas (or I he Fiddler on the Hoof. The real contention seems to I Fiddler on the Hoof. played another strong role but i be between Peter Finch as the Western Canada Native El Rancho Motor Hotel LETHBRIDGE, AlBERTA April 6th, 1972 at 7 p-m- Head Table Gtiesls: BILL RUSSELL ARCHIE MOORE (Ex basketball player for Boston Celtics) (Ex World Lighl heavywejgM champion) STEAK DINNER Per Person, Father and Son Tfckeli available at Plainsman Sports CJOC Radio Station Chamber of Commerce CHEC Radio Stalion leister's Music lethbridge Herald El Rancho Motor Hotel Kainal Newi, Cardslon COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE PUBLIC SWIMMING and SKATING SCHEDULE SWIMMING FRITZ SICK POOL Tues., April 4 Free Public Swimming p.m. Wed., April 5 NOON HOUR SWIM p.m. Free Public Swimming p.m. Free Family Public Swimming (Regular Thurs., April 6 Free Public Swimming Ffl., April 7 NOOH HOUR SWIM Free Public Swimming Free Family Swimming Public Swimming (Regular Admission) 5nl., April 8 Public Swimming Surv. 9 Public Swimming Family Swimming Mon., April 10 NOON HOUR SWIM p.n p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. SKATING ADAMS PARK ICE CENTRE Tucs., April 4 Free Public Skoling 2 00- 4-00 p m Wed., April 5 Free Public Skating p.m. Beginners Skafmg p.m. (Regular Admission) Thurj., April 6 Free Public Sfctilint) p.m. fri., April 7 free Public Skming p.m. Public Skating p.m. (Bugulor Admission) April 9 Public Stcilii.n 4.00 p.m. (Regular Admission) HENDERSON PARK ICE CENTRE Tucs., April i Free Public Stealing p.m. Thurs. April 6 Free Public Skaling p.m. CIVIC ICE CENTRE 7ucs., April 4 Free Public Skoling p.m. Wed., April 5 Free Public Skaling p.m. Thurs., April 6 Free Public Skoling 1 00- 3-00 p m, Fri., April 7 Free Public Skaling p.m. NOTE: There will be no Public Skating at the Henderson Park Ice Centre on Friday, April 7, 1972. On Saturday, April 8, 1972 Public Skoling is cancelled al oil of ths Ice Centres due lo previous booking cammilmenls. EFFECTIVE APRIL 9, 1972 THE ICE CENTRES Wilt BE CtOSED FOR THE SEASON New family allowance plan B- opposed by opposition MPs Leprosy aid tied lo church promotion TORONTO (CP) Some of the world's estimated ]0 million could receive better med- ical treatment if the established churches would "get away from the missionary connotation that's been associated with lep- Walter II. Davis says. "We're trying to shake the churches up a said Mr, Davis, president of the Cana- dian Leprosy Council. "We are appealing to tiie churches, the church organiza- tions, which support practically 90 per cent of leprosy programs, to try to bring their programs into the mainstream of modern medicine under the competent direction of the World HeallJ) Organization." fie said church programs now are driving the socially stigma- tized disease farther under- ground because a lot of money raised for leprosy is being used in stressing the religious aspect of the particular denomination. "These people out there are just not getting a square deal as Isr as medicine is Mr. Davis said. OTTAWA (CP) Jack Ciillen was winding up a Commons attack on Conserva- tive and New Democrat MPs for opposing Die. government's new family allowance plan. The plan would scrap univer- cheque lo the mother for every substitute at the higher levels could be re- turned to the government through income taxes. Conservatives also a r g ed Hint Liberals have loaded the lion's share of the whole tax on middle income Cana dians. t'uose earning to Honor t C. Coates a program paying more to fami- j CumbcrLnd-Clochcstcr North) lies on lower incomes with pay- said they pay Hie ments cut off for Itie middle-to- 1 upper levels. Los Benjamin gina-Lakc Centre) asked Mr. amounts but don't reap (he bcn- and are beginning to see the government as "a blood- sucker, a real leech." "Tenence Murphy Ste. Marie) gave this view: "I agree that flic middle in- French Conneetifjii. Because of the voters' di-asle for the Finch role, llai'kman seems favored. Clmh'c: Ccnc llackman. lies! a strong race this year. .Jane Fonda, the resourceful call girl of Klule. faces four British actresses: McCal Miller; Vanessa H e d g r a v e, Visits troops KINGSTON', Jamaica