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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Wi.iin.iy, April II, THi UTKltlOGf HUA13 Olson Draws Chorus Of Tory Boos OTTAWA (CP) Agriculture H. A. Obon Tuesday defended me fedeni (wen- meot's UK of me figure as total potential cost of its wheat acreage reduction pro- gram under a barrage of mi- Great Falls Programs Planned Ictsn by members of CamhmM com- EDMONTON (CP) A cirj- owned telephone company city council that two chaopels of a proposed cable television system ia Edmonton would'be used for programs originaling in the'United States. Edmonton City Telephones, ia a brief prepared for the Can- adian Television Commission, said' an affiliate of the American Broadcasting Co. in Greet Falls Mont., would supply programming for one An educational tefeviskxfstation wodd be brought in from Spo- kane, Wash. The report-was submitted to council for information. Georft Iduir (PC-Usfar) said the agriculture depart- ment's 1970-71 spending esti- mates provide for a maximum expenditure of for UK program aid "me govern- ment will be very bcky if the amount reaches 'But .when the government announced this program last nonth it created the all over Canada that it would be paying farmers mder this scheEne." Sir. Ofcaa denied, however, that the had ever expected IN per cent. 600 in'the plan, contradrng it had made it clear bW the east would be only if an farmers accepted the offer. "I'm sorry if part of the Ca- nadian gained the wrOB) impretaon, but any disservice in mis regard resulted from the nature of opposition' questioning ian (armers in such a pessi- mistic mood. Many fanners be- ieved the. federal govemnent making "an organiied ef- ott to put them out of busi- iSS." But Mr. Olson said Mr. HOT- as "an mjuctiUa- ry discouraging picture." It as impossible to assess me im- pact of the reduction plan until end of the seeding period. Alt Cleave iggar) said Canadian farmers are being asked (o make an UB- air sacrifice. He asked whether minuter knew of any coin- rattier than from the wording o the government's ment" This remark drew a chorus a boos tram Conservative com- Jack said he has 'never seen Cana- SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Moyfoir Theatre "DEATH OF A GUNF1GHTER" in starring Richard Widrnark, John Saxon and Lena Home. Wednes- day, April 15. Show at p.m. Adult Not st- able for children. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "DEATH OF A GUNFIGHTER" in technicolor, starring Richard Widmark, Lena Home and John Saxon. Wednes- day, April 15. Show p.m. Adult Not suitable' _ for children. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "DAHK OF THE SUN" in Metrocolor, starring Rod Taylor, Yvette Mimieui and Jim Brown. Wednesday and Thurs- day, April 15 and 16. Wednesday show at p.m. AdulL TABER Tower Theatre "HARD CONTRACT' in color, starring James Coburn and Lee Hemick. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; April 15, 16 and 17..Wednesday shows at p.m. Adult. Mm Out of Life Tain Famitr a acreage reduction Mqr tgrieulural Mi. Oboe uid that while he us unaware of nation cut a reduction plaa on similar scale arc beue taka to acreage ia the United and Autfrafca. Mr. wa> sharply criti- cal of the gmerament'i failure menace funds for agricul- tural research, argumg that this incansateai with Mr. Oboi's lUled aim of dug ererythtBg poasible iacreate pnduc- vity on Canada's farms. But the minuter caid ha de- portment is not denying the im- wrtance of research, but is rying get better value for its ICr. Obom wn appearing be- fore me to defend his departmat's- estimates of JACK BORNER Farmers Gloom I Now Showing J at and p.m. Lfi Move Would Work Hardship On CTV Director CALGARY (CP) T h e ap- ncntnwnt of Maurice Handford is musical director and condiic- here by the Philhanooiiic Orcbes- "Now ve have a conductor ol a calibre that is capable of eading us to a position of inter- national said Pbilhar- o'c Society president John Francis. Agreement has been reached 'or the coming season and Mr. Francis said Mr. HaadTord and the society .are close together on negotiations for a second sea- son. Mr. oon- tmoe to Live in England, where be is associate conduetrr of the Halle Orchestra of During the coming season be will conduct six of the 10 pairs ot concerts and a southern Al- berta tour and will boil author- ity over tile program, the mus- icians and selection of guest conductors. OTTAWA (CP) The CTV network and Us affiliate stations Tuesday warped the Canadian Radio-Television Commission that demands for more Cana- dian programming' could lead to hardship lor CTV. The network and its 12 affili- ates are applying for renewal of network and station licences. Both the CTV brief, presented by president Murray Chercover, i0d submisuoDS froffl the sLa- faes told the commission pro- duction of Canadian material is atrcmely expensive.' The CRTC opened a public bearing Tuesday which is deal- ing first with network licence renewals for CTV apd the CBC television and radio networks. The bearing, expected to las until at least April 22, will deal later with commission proposals for increasing Canadian content on radio and TV. Mr. Chercover told the cob- rdssion the cost of providing a Canadian program service has increased by SO.5 per cent since 1966. The cost of Don-Canadian pro- gramming had increased b; only 7.5 per cent, be said. REVENUES STABLE Finlay MacDonald, presides of CJCH-TV in Halifax, told the commission there is "a clear tendency" for a private sta- tion's costs to increase substan- tially while revenues remain stable. CRTC Chairman Pierre Ju neau interrupted Mr. Mac Donald to ask that he withhold remarks on the costs ol increas- ng Canadiu content until later in the hearing.' "Then I trust the future to our mutual saints." [aid Ur. Mac- uld. 'I'll buy replied M' uneau. "And I thank you for the re- newal of our said Ur UacDonald. Mr. Juneau did not reply. The CRTC will not decisions on licence applications after the bearing. Most of the.stations showed half-hour presentation wilb ilm ruts from some of their programs part of then- sutv- missions'lo the CRTC. The hearing had been tched- uled to end Saturday but be- cause of the large nmcner fit xiefs and requested appear- ances submitted, the CRTC de- Taber Horse Top Sale At Calgary CALGARY (CP) Toe auc- tiom-u wotted hud la jet bid) from a rapidty crowd il the Calgary Stampede spring torse Bile Tuesday night. The cale'x second evejanj session saw H head sold (or an average at about PIO. The Up sale of the eve- nine and ct the sale was a two- year-old purebred Arabia! cure boogU from T. M. Alba Jr. of Tiber. The buyer was Mary Mackay of Turner Val- ley Cedar Hill Farms of Okotoks made the tap buy in the thraugbbnd class, p a y I n tm far a 13-year-old stallion. Wesllock Eload Victim EDMONTON (CP) Beeton, 21, of Westlock died in mpital of injuries suffered in collision on a district road 10 miles south of Westlock, 50 miles north of Edmonton. tided to extend vreek as well. it iao next NOT AS MUCH FUN 'REGKA (CP) aren't having ars rnucn fun as they used to, according k> a re- port of the city licence inspec- tor. -Amusement taxes collected in February, 1970, were down from for the same month ID 1989. FAM SPENDING UT (AP) The a federal tending to develop new parks and recrea- tion areas. The proposal would increase the Land and Water Conservation Fund tram year in 1971. DIETRICH DBfTUIE ClINIC sun i-jw j. Notional 127-7144 LrttibrMg HOSAK, In many of the early gliders, the pilot bung suspeoded by Us armpits and Ms legs served as undercarriage in Lauding. SORRY FOLKS CLOSED TONIGHT Hree marooned astranaofs. And only 55 minutes left to rescue them. While the whole world watches and waits... MATINEE SAT. COKTINUOUS A MODUCTIOM GREGORY PECK RICHARD -.DAVID CRENNA-JANSSEN JAMES GENE FRANCISCUS HAQKMAN "MAROONED" TIMELY AS TODAY'S "'Marooned1 is a space adventure that is indeed "Tremendous- fascination! A real -Us "A cliff-hanger, nt-rntf, n.r. eMtarring LEE GRANT MANCT KOVACK MAMFTTE HARnXY lk.KmlbyMAimrl'CAIDm.Prod..c.dbvH.J.niANKOl Trl Diitcled by IOHH-STURGES Finn Columbia Pictum New Militia. Commanders OTTAWA (CP) Brig.-Gen. P. P. Charbonneau, a Mon- eai insurance broker, hai been named militia commander, eastern area with headquarters Montreal, me defence depart- at announced today. Gen. CUarbooneau is one ol re military commanders who ill take over responsibility for anadian Forces Reserves in area Sept. 1. The other four, wbo will be promoted to brigadier-general i Sept. 1 are: -CoL D. H. CoeU, Victoria, a ritish Columbia assessment commissioner, wbo will com- and the Pacific area with leadqoarten at Esquimau, .C. Col. J. L. Summers, Saska- oon, i pharmacy professor ai the University of Saskatchewan, wbo wiH command the Prarie with beadouBiera at Wu> "peg- B. J. Legge, Torubv, lan-mtn of the Ontario work- Mo't conpeoutam boiard, .who wffl commaod the Central ith headojoBrten at Toronto. -CM. G. C. Piercy, HaHai, awyer, wbo will commaod the I HiHai. PARROT GAP PRETORIA (Reuten) A LWr_u [HirnH ns socpcr in a pet ihop here, bat they can't mderstaod each other. The parrot tpeaki only Japa- The keeper, an African narned Jacob, apeaia to it in Ms natire language, Sotho. Japa- nese J. Yabe tried to hold a conrersation with the bW bat jnl H was mostly ngbfHcfaed cones from the cage. 'AFITOL Fevless Frank- Madigaa'i MilDOBS- Last compMe PAIIAMOUNT THEATRE- Short MS bast ooBipMe ihow- CINEMA Aon of t Thousand Dtys: complete COLLEGE MALL CINEMA Butch Cawidy and the Sun- dance Shon Last complete ARMY, NAVY AIRFORCE VETERANS' ASSOCIATION WINE TASTING NIGHT Friday, April 17th From 5 p.m. to 10 the Clubrooms FOR ALL MEMBERS AND GUESTS Catholic Central Presents THE MERRY WIDOW OPERETTA' Yates Memorial Centre Sun., April 19th Students' Night 8 p.m. Ticlwhl m Mia1 Ml tor Shidmta nlflht April 21, 22 at p.m. April 23rd at p.m. TICKETS 2.00 EACH On Sok CM iMtn't MUM W., 327-1373, or CatMk Crntml, 327-4594 Neiu 4 Improved Siemens Siretta Hearing Aids available at EATON'S HEARING AID CENTRE Stereo lotm-Secpnd Floor MR! H. W. MATHESON OUR CERTIFIED HEARING AID AUDIOIOGIST Will be in LETHBRIDGE M-. H. w. Thursday, April 16th a.m. p.m. Come in the new Sirello oll-cn-lhe-eor oid which has an exceptionally strong, clear response. Designed to replace many of the conventional behind- the-ear aids.-One of fines) its type on market. EATON'S HEARING CENTRE NOW SHOWING At 7M f.m. HELD OVER FOR ANOTHER WEEK! NOW IN IT'S ,3rd BIG WINNER BEST COSTUME DESIGN COMING