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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ------WcJneiilay, April 15, 1972 THE IE1HBRIDCI HERALD 3 POT-LUCK By D'ARCY RICKARD Charlie Chaplin was refused ii re-etitry permit by the U.S. 20 years agci. He was quolccl IlK'n as suy- iiiE "I wouldn't live in Ihc U.S. if Jesus Christ was incsklenl." Now Mi1. Clinplin is back lo receive an honorary O.scur for liis genius in motion pictures. What made him so great? His humor is based on man's inlmmanily lo man. No, I sliouhln'l say llml. Chaplin's Inniuir is hascil on man's inhumanity to his fellow man but his work shows us Dial man's spirit, of humanity man soars higher Incidentally, Chaplin's very lie curcUilly takes Ihc lop of Ihc cooked hooL from Ihc sole, (he nails stick up like herring hones. He gives companion. The he lop to his doesn't like "it, trades hi.s plate willi Charlie's. lie gets it back. Thci> Charlie takes a bite ot Hie sale and chews ami ex- presses his approval. "It's not his expression says. Busier Keaton, in Ihe film The Navigator, drove us in- sane with laughter. He proved the best humorists don't Iry too first, film, a one-reelcr, was called Making a Mving, very entertaining. The job lie had was a reporter ami lie scoops news in very dubious ways and causes bit of havoc in a news- paper office! Was il City Lights where Charlie was befriended by the rich 1ml very drunk business- man? Great and wonderful ges- lurcs of friendship were bc- slowcd on the liltle tramp. The hig boss even look his new- found friend home lo liis man- sion, put him np for the night. Come the dawn's early light and sober reality. Charlie was promptly kicked oul-r Modern Times, wflh Charlie working on the mass produc- tion line, previewed 'he dead- ening effect of Ihe one-action factory job. Charlie went ot( his rocker, something that will happen to all ot us eventually unless wo learn lo master ma- chines and not let them master us. Wlial hrilham-e: Was he that, good? fndecd hr was! Charlie tightening holts on Ihe production line and then lightening a pair of buttons on milady's suit (strategically The greatest Chaplin film was The Cold Rush. Here we have the tramp, symbol of the little man ev-' erywhcre, fighting the ele- ments. Wo see him h a I I- s t 3 r v c d in a forlorn cabin perched on the edge of a cliff, lie slews a bool and spurs hilarjly wilh his eating of spa- ghetti made out of shoe laces. The eabin teeters up and down. There is much sliding back and forth, Charlie some- how managing to stay ovil of Ihe clutches of a hig, half-mad bruiser. him take the cooked boot from the stove. The cam- era shifts to one shoeless foot. lie takes it, steaming, lo the table, all set lo share the meal Bi'th Ihe hig hrniser. lo i hard lo be funny. Can ever forget as Ihe young rich man. gelling into Ins CHAMPION GYMNAST Miss Margaret McDonald of Crowsnest Consolidated High School gymnasl team is a winner. The perl Miss lias been named all-round gymnasl novice women's champion. She competed in The recent southwest Alberla zone lest in the 'Pass, winning gold medals and four ribbons. She was the only girl of about 25 enlranls lo place in every evenl. A Grade I 1 iludcnt, she is in her second year gymnoslics. Decoux Pholo Gymmislic display lonighl Iiy classy 'Pass school champs GOLEM AN (CNP Tbe girls gymnastic learn of lhc Crowsnest Consolidated High School will present a gym- nastics display in the school auditorium at 7 o'clock lonighl. Magic tackles complex NATAL (HNS) District of Sparu'ood council has hired liiwycr Magic hnudlo legal mailers reblccl to Ihc contrncl for Ihe conslmrlion o[ (he Spanvoocl recreation com- plex, Council n Iso appif) ipcd t ho contract Western Dc-sii'n Associates, construction super- Council also agreed to take over res ponsiln lily for the Natal Curling Rink. A rate for the use of the social hall nl the was established at S35 with i refundable damage deposit vt rJ1) (or each [unction held (here. .Municipal clerk, Miss Lorcila Monlenuirro was asked to oil- lain estimates (or converting (lie heating system in the Natal rink Iiom coal to natural t'as or possibly oil heal. No decision OH the convorsion ot Ibe healing system can 1m made until after April 2G when I here is lo be a nieoling of council with oilier participants in the urban renewal scheme lo determine Ihe possible con- tinuing use nf the Natal Curling Rink and Hockey Arena. It will feature n display of routines on the. cym apparatus which won 21 oui of a possible 3G awards at the recent soulh- wcsL zone gymnastics competi- tions. It is beinR hold lo raise funds to assist seven ot the II local girls lo compete in the provin- cial gymnastics competitions al Edmonton April 29. ARPHEUM II TONIGHT IfJ, Frariklyn Farnuift in "The Fight- ing Grin" ALSO Charles Chaplin IN The Count imt TflK C'OINT Chtirlrs in The Ccmnl tlin urplicuin The-. Alrc al LclhbridlJC .Marcli 1518. He RPt's second hiHini; ill tills (till 1 rllibliilfir Daily nil. NS'lio rcinrmbers Frnnklyn Farnuin sight 500 swans Between swan or gre.se were on their usual habitat ol Stirling Lake at this lime. It is logical Dial the strong winds of Ihosc days made Ihe ducks in lower water in the protected fields more enjoyble for Ihcso n o I waterfowl. 400 and swans si rcconlly east ol fitirllnn. Jlr. and Mrs. f'prrios 'E. also siiv, many geese and a uudtiliiclr ol these fields. Invcstigalions all FINAL BEDROOM FURNISHINGS A'ND BEDDSMG Junior achievi'incnl. afler ignoring the easy way into a house. 1 also remember Ihcm gel- ting into a fight with a truck driver and dismantling his truck bit by bit while he dis- mantled their piano bit by hit. The Charlie Chaplin scene I'll never, never forget is lo lie found, T believe, in Tlie Tmnii- granl. Charlie gets a job in a shipyard. It's his first rtijy on the job. By some fumbling mistake he actually launches a huge ship. We see his lillle figure, anrl astounded in atti- tude, as the ship slowly slides down Ihe ways. Good old Charlie! See him eating watermelon? He dries out his ears willi liis handker- chief! Here we have him befriend- ing a blind girl and now we have Ihe poignant moment when she sees the little Iramp for the lirsl limp. Who did that bit in the ballet film, the bit, about Ihe music sheets sliding from the piano? Was it Charlie? II must have hceu. We sec him at Ihc ending. He is walking off down the road, getting smaller, his fig- ure fading into the distance. The End. What a great pleasure it was to see him accept his Oscar! And aficr an exile of 20 years! TARKR (1INS1 The junior achievement prnfiram here will take step forward toiiishl when the local board of diiec- tor-s niecl.s uitli Ilerberl Jlren- Blood clinic TABIOIi (HNS) The asth amiivcr.sary sion donor of blood transfn- clinics in Alljerta will be observed here April 19 in the annual spring clinic to take place at tlic community centre auditorium. The Tahcr Kinsmen Club will lake over the work previously performed Iiy IliL1 .'.lycoc-s. J a y c e e P Challenge Trophy, however, will .still be, up for competition. Convener Mrs. I'ay Sloane says that sessions from to and from lo !i p.m. are expected to attract 22S do- nan. executive director for Al berla. Prior lo Ihe meeting. Mr. Brentiau and public school su- pennlendenl James George will visit both Tabcr high schools to explain Ilic project. Serving on the board of di- rectors are Donald V. Kilback, Hoberl F. Galviti, Roy lion, Edward II. FOUR, Dr. Ross D. Campbell, William .1. Orfino, William liogar and Mr. George. Canadian Western Mntnral Gas Company Simpsons- j Sears, Cnnada anrl l'n' I Bank of Montreal are support- ing il. 22 attend Noblcford ycar-ciider NOBLEFOnf) (Special) Twenty two ratepayers of the Village of N'obleford. recently attended the annual ratepay- ers' meeting. Harold Urvold was declared chairman. Mayor Aniold Lub- bers, aldermen .Icnne Nicboer and Karl Lang and secretary- treasurer Mrs. May Paul were in attendance. Mrs. Paul presented the fi- nancial statement. i Revenues for the yunr Of this, only 22.7 mills are retained for municipal pur- poses. The -13.8 mills assigned for school purposes are: for the School Foundation Program, and lo the County of Lethbridge school division, 510 446. The remaining money is re- tniisitioned as follows: Le'.h- bridge Municipal Hospital, Lclhbridge Auxiliary Hospital, S614; norlh regional j recreation board, SG93: Rarons- Bureka Health unit, .51.924; and Oldman River Regional Plan- ning Commission. S-HH for total requisitions of The debenture debt charges [or street paving, water works and sewer are 515.882. The welfare situation: only S81 paid out. Total expenditures for 1971 were leaving a surplus of S0.259. Residents of the village arc very good a'oout obtaining Iho necessary licences for their FURNISHINGS 3-PCE. WALNUT BEDROOM SUITE Includes triple dresser, and 54-60" h boarcf. Nlghl luble available. Reg, 323.00. CLEAN-UP SALE WALNUT 3-PCE. BEDROOM SUITE 7 drawer grower civil., 5.1" panel bed Niglif tables available. Reg. 368.00. CLEAN-UP SALE SPANISH OAK 3-PCE. BEDROOM SUITE With friplc dreiier, headbourd and 5 drawer rhill. Nighl lablrs available. Reg. 399.00. CLEAN-UP SALE GREEN MODERN 3-PCE. BEDROOM SUITE With double drtiser, doer and 5JYO" htadboard. Niglil lablcs available, Rpg. 447.00. CtEAN-UP SAIE MODERN 3-PCE. BEDROOM SUITE door rhejt. TJighl nvrjila Reg. 513.00, CLEAN-UP SALE It was also pointed out there birthday is still a five per cent discount ICTZIKOM (HNS) To axcs PHK celebrate her 88lh birthday ro- ccntly, Mrs. Laura Stromsmoc was pleased lo have a supper tier familv. CLEARANCE 23" Console B and W Televisions 329'95 Reg. up Pre lei fine tuning Intrant on picture Twin ipcakcn Tone control 1 yr. warranty on and labor SPECIAL AS IOW AS 210 95 ACTIVE T.V. SERVICE 123B 3rd Ave. S. PHONE 327-5020 PROBE SITE technician Doug Mognuson and drilling rig operator Ted Tophorn recover soil samples. They made lesl holes along the proposed Taber airport runway, ll is four miles northwest of Tabcr. Tests will aid in deciding base construction for ihe paved and lighted runway. Surveyors George Hays, Bob Danner and Lcroy Hay re i planed topographicol details over on HOO-Fool wiriih. Gibb Pholo 180 girls take part in rally GI1ANUM UINSi "llnnpi ness Is" was lhc. theme for lhc one-day Cnlvincllc Dally held I in the Community Hal! hero 4'6" Green Velvcf Heodboorcls. Regular 39.00. SPRING SALt NIGHT TABLE, OAK 79.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP SALE DOOR CHIFF., OAK Reg, 169.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP SALE NIGHT TABLES, WALNUT Reg. 79.00. SPRING CLEAN-UP SALE 54-60" WALNUT HEADBOARDS Reg. 6900. SPRING CLEAN-UP SALE ODDS and ENDS S19 BEAUTIFUL MODERN STYLE KROEHIER WALNUT 5-PCE. BEDROOM SUITE Includes Irip'e Mil., 5.1-40 li-.nrf- board and 2 rigl'.l lablcv Reg 729.00. CLEAN-UP SALE BO" WALNUT HEADBOARD Hag. 7995. SPRING CLEAN.UP SALE 5-DRAWER CHIFFONIER Regula SALE 7-DRAWER DRESSER Rogulor 169.00. 5-DRAWER CHIFF. Regular 129.00. SALJ PLEASE NOTE! We hnve a lurcje solcclion of lingic ilems chiffoniers, etc. all now yoing at spring dressers, lie prices] lighl lohlcs. 3-3 SEAIY POSTUREPEDIC MATTRESS AND BOX SPRING SPRING CtEAN-Uf SALE 5179 4-0 SEAI.Y POSTUREPEDIC MATTRESS AND BOX SPRING Reg. 199.00. 'SPRING CUAN-UP SAIE S179 recently. .More' than lim gii-Js and roun-1 cillors from Nobleloi'd. Lcllr bridfic, Urooks, Iron Sprinps, Tabor and Ciramun took part. The aflcrnoon session con- sisted ol qames and compcli- lions. II w.is Followed hy n spafiliclti and mcjllliall supper. :3-3 CAPfTOL DELUXE ENSEMBLE MATTRESS the evening session a AND BQX SPRING program was presented wilh each club coiilrionLinK. Hrndboord, ______________ ibiatlcls. SPECIAL Leafs win COAl.DAI.E Tho Leafs, coached Hy Tlic-k Corey, rccenlly won Hie Man- lam Ice Hockey Loapuc cham- pionship. II was sponsored (he Lclhhridpe ccmnty .sniitliorn regional recrcalion hoard. The playoffs wrro held in the l.ctliliridsre Hender.Mn Ice Are- na. H was a two-team league. The Maple Leafs won -1-2 over lhc Bruin.1; rnarhcr! Iiy George ncfjaiiy, Jr. -T6" SEALY POSTUREPEDIC MATTRES5 AND BOX SPRING Rc.julor )99 00. C 1 7Q SPRING CLEAN-UP SALE v> <1-6 SIMMONS BEAUTYREST MATTRESS AND BOX SPRING 239.00. ft O ft SPRINC CtEAN-UP SALE I U 4-0 CAPITOL DELUXE MATTRESS AND BOX SPRING Reg, 69.00. SPRING CIEAN-UP SALE 4-6 CAPITOL DFIUXE MATTRfcSS AND BOX SPRING Reg. 89.00. SPRING CIEAN W SAIE CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE More district tijrs 26. 159 326 5th Street S. Phone 327-8578 Open 9 to 6 p.ni, Mon. lo Sat. except Thurs, onrf Fri. 9 n.m. to 9 p.m. ;