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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Slur liot pry pert Thursday, April 50, 1773 THE LETHSRIDGC HERAID 27 Enth HOLLYWOOD (Al'i Nothing fades faster than a cancelled television .s e i c s they say. So how come Stai' Trek won't away? This show about galaxy-hop ping spacemen of Hie future went off Hit! network neaily four years yet enthusi- asm still waxes lint amnnu its fans. Star Trek, which featured Montreal-born actor William Shatncr, has engendered a cult unikc any other sci-iei. usiasm galore ;nul fin- thousands of pcoplu vStiii Kliip Enterprise is still oui UKTC exploring now wirlrls. XearJy people attended SUir Trek convcnlion in New York last .lamiai-y and C'lnvnilions arc planned noxt year for New York antl Santa Cnlif. in Kiml.iml, started a Slur Trek festival. In HO.MOII, episodes arc used In K r ncl LI .1 t c seminars at College to get stu- dents talking Other colleges mid liipli .schools also use flic shrm. ,-iml a few hospitals flhov; porlnin episodes to men- tal pnticnls. ASK FOR ral coniiiuimly play- houses have on original Trek nlays, including in Denhrm Springs, La., rli yiaijcd Tlic Ilomulan Kncmiler Inst Nov. 13- More Mian IflO privatcly- ied fnn maga zincs rl (o this series and ils fr.s. NRC lias its creater, Ilodflepbcny. lo rio a Star Trek Helunis movie, v. hicli in turn wniilrt be o pilot for a new scries. Slnr Trek is syndicated to about 125 sta- tiuns in tho United Stales, re- runs arc seen in 60 foreign countries. Hoddenhcrry is a tall, rug- geclly-buill man who could for a policeman or an airline pilot, occupations tie pursued on his way to be- coming a and pro- ducer. Currently lie is prepar- ing liis movie script of The Blue Une for production. "I (liink the thing people dug was that Star Trek was one show that was optimistic about the he says. ''Kids today arc growing up at a time people arc saying there is no tomorrow, that, it all may foe over in 20 years. Star Trek said there is a tomorriw ami that it can lie as challenging and as exciting as the pnst. It said there arc tilings to be clone, places to be explored, thnL tilings nre not. at a standstill Hodden lit LTV poured, a lot of his own philosophy into the se- ries. "The scries constantly asked is this j-ood, is this bad, is (his had Ihemes thai 1o different is not to be hud. Star Trek em- phasized that we shouldn't in- terfere in Ihe lives of other people. Miiyhe the kids saw .something nlmiil Vietnam in that." SEK VULCAN I'.YD Another factor, undouhL- crtly, is Mini Star Trek ap- pealed enormously to Ihc im- agination. IL was the first space age series to tackle realistically t lie intriguing possibility of intelligent life on cither heavenly bodies. That thought nlonc has become n career for scientists around (he world. The care that went into the creation not only of the hard- ware but the premises for other civilizations wou the show a loyal following. I-'ans ivrilo episodes, poetry, and music, nnd some caiuiol resist the godlike opportunity lo create perhaps more perfect-worlds. Inspired by Mr. Spork, the Vulcan offi- cer pointed ears, one fan created a Vulcan miLsicBl scale, a Vulcan book of songs, and a Vulcan dictionary. Hoddenberry said: "Tho thing you cannot do is shrug and say it's science ficLion. Harsh words are exchanged over new job TORONTO CCP) Some harsh words were exchanged In the Ontario legislature hero over the appointment of former London, Ont sporlscastei' Ward Cornell as Ontario's eriil in London, England. Trade Minister Jolin While de- fended Mr. Cornell's appoint- ment lo the jolj saying he was "Ihc most lionost, able, sensible, and (he hcst salesman I know." He admitted that no tenders went out (or the job. After quesllonlng from Eddie Sargent Mr. White said he offered the Job la Mr. Cornell aL about one-third of llis 1071 gross salary. "What were his qualifications how did you weed out all Ihc Mr. Sargent asked. "Of oil the advertising men in Toronto, Word Cornell was one of the low echelon type of Mr, Sargent said. Vernon Singer view) noted Mr. Cornell would get a year plus for rental nnd a floating al- lowance, "His being campaign man- ager for the honorable member for London South (Mr. While) didn't do him any harm finan- Mr. Singer said. Mr. White denied thai Mr. Cornel had been hii campalgD manager during the last provin- cial cleclion campaign which concluded in October. MANY VISITORS About 33-million lorelgDera visited Itilv in IST71. DIRECTOR OF NURSING Salary lo Medical Service! Blood Hcsp.lal (38 Bed Active Treatment Hospital) Department of National Health and Welfare CARDSTON, Alberta Pjubllc Service Fonclion publique-: Canada DUTIES: Reporting lo the Hospital Admin fslralor, Ihe, Director of Nursing will bo responsible for The overall managpmenl end admfnistratfon of tho Nursing Service. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidatei must be registered or eli- gible For registration as a nurse in a province of Canada. In1 crested applicants should hove a number of years of acceplahla experience and it is dctircble thai fhey have n Nursing Unit Admimstrallon Course. Forward "Appliealion tor Employmenl" (Form PSC 367-4011 available or Post Office, Canada Manpower Centre t and Of rice i of the Public Service Commission of Canada, lo the: Public Servfco Commission, 300 Confederation Build, ing, 10355 Jasper AVCJIUD, Edmonton, Alberla. Pfeaip quota Competition No. 72-E-742. SPRING CLEANUP Spring heralds ihe beginning of the annual cleanup campaigns, be il lawns, yards or windows. The Winnipeg post office began ils task thii week and Gary Peters and Dennis Elchuk do Ihe icrub- bing high above the street. Hamess racing bill offered EDMONTON (CP) A pri- vate member's hill that would permit thoroughbred and liar- ness racing with parl mutuel betting in Grande Prairie was introduced in the legislature. It was one of eight private bills, the first ot the current session, presented lo the House, most of them dealing with updating or amending of private organizations' charters. The charter of the Historical Society of Alberta would be updated under one bill, a new charter for tha Society of In- dustrial Accountants would come into effect under another and the Institute of Accredited Public Accoirntanls of Alberta would be incorporated under yet another, A squirrel that slips while leaping about in tree lops has built-in prolection. By extending its limbs it stretches its skin to form a parachute. NEW little As We have o wide, wide selection 'of Ihe popular, economy size can In- cluding 7 Frroniai The lillle Import Cor From GM. STARTS AT II -VENTURA II'S STARTING AT 12 -IE MANS AS LOW AS LORNE FONG torne benn working v.-iih the Navy League Coduts for over 12 years and is present- ly chairman. He lias been Enerson'i for 16 years, receiving the Mailer Sales- man for 15 consccu- live years and coveted Grand Mosler S a I r s m o n lor 6 years. Ma was born and raised in lelhbridge and ho end hij wife Violet have a Family of 7 children. Home phone 328-2147. 10-SKYLARKS and STARTING AT An excellent range of mont If you're fn ihe market for o smaller car wo have one you'll likel TOM McCREADY Tom Is on aclivfl Rolarlan alia a membtr of Kinsman Club for 10 yean. HP ii a I if crime fesidenl of Lclli bridge, married with 3 daughters, His wife, Lourane, fi an RN and does volunteer work for llie Mental HeaHh Association, Homo phant 327.8070. 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Or hoist Ihe special sail (bought or attach n Bniall outboard ro the motor mount at the sicm, Foam flo- tation make i il extra icfe. Aluminum hull il main- tenance-free. J. 98 Sail kit for Sportspnl canoe. Everyday low price SIMPSONS-SEARS Qualily Cosls No ;il Simpsons-Soars JTORE HOURS: Dolly o.m. h> p.m., Thureday nnit Frldciy 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Centre Village. 378-9231 ;