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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, April 20, 1974 THE LETHBRIDQE Toronto newsmen wins two awards TORONTO (CP) Alastair Dow. of the Toronto Star won two prizes in the National Business Writing Awards it was announced today. Mr. Dow won an award for the best example of business news reporting for a story on the retirement of Neil McKinnon, chairman of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. His series on Loblaws was selected best example of business feature writing in daily newspapers with circulations of more than The category also includes the Financial Post, Financial .Times, press as- sociations and agencies. Donald Rumball's story in the Financial Post on how an entrepreneur lost his money was chosen best example of business investigative reporting. Ronald Nowell of the Calgary Herald won thev award, for best business feature writing in daily and weekly papers with less than circulation for three articles on the search for oil off Canada's East Coast. Robert Cameron of the Hamilton Spectator won honors for the most distinguished example of DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSSHOSACK Certified Mechanic Suite 8 304 5th St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Lethbrldge regular business or financial column or for regular depart- mental coverage for his col- Business. The award for distinguished service to Canadian business writing went to Fraser Rob- ertson, who, before his retire- ment three years ago, wrote a business and financial column for the Toronto Globe and Mail. Honorable mentions, each of whom will receive a certificate, went to: Terence Corcoran, Montreal Gazette; Beatrice Riddell, Financial Post: Benoit Harvey, Quebec Le Soleil; Irvin Lutsky, Toronto Globe and Mail; John Davidson, Financial Post; Timothy Pritchard, Financial Times; Frank Etherington, Kitchener-Waterloo Record; James R. Thorns, St. John's, Nfld., Daily News; Richard Starks. Financial Times; Vincent Egan. Thomson News Service. Trade pact BAGHDAD (Reuter) Trade Minister Alastair Gillespie says Canada will sign an economic agreement with Iraq by the end of the year. Gillespie also told reporters his government has decided to open an embassy in Baghdad soon. The Canadian ambassador to Lebanon now represents his country in Iraq. wwwirv vi ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd AVENUE SOUTH EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES NEW BLACKOUT Played Till Won (No Number Limit) IF WON ON A BLUE BONUS CARD (No Limit Purchased) PAYS DOUBLE No under 16 allowed. ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT saiuraay, April ZO, downstairs "CHARADES" Upstairs "DAVE GORDON" '74 GRAD SPECIAL! Mnnolarl Special Available to All Students No Appointment Necettary A. E. CROSS STUDIO SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "FIDDLER ON THE ROOF" in color. Starring Topol Saturday, April 20. One show at p.m. FAMILY. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "SOUNDER" in color. Starring Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks. Saturday, April 20 show at p.m. FAMILY. "BLACK GUNN" in color. Starring Jim Brown. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, April 21, 22, 23. Sunday show at p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "SOYLENT GREEN" in color. Starring Charlton Heston Saturday, and Sunday. April 20 and 21, shows at p.m. ADULT. PINCHER CREEK-Fox Theatre "MAGNUM FORCE" in color. Starring Clint East- wood, Saturday, April 20. Shows at and; p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. "MAN IN THE color. Starring Richard Harris. Sunday, April 21. Show at p.m. FAMILY. TABER Tower Theatre "DAY OF THE JACKAL" in color. Saturday. April 20 shows at and p.m. Former astronaut faces big task It's back to work for Lemmon Jack Lemmon who's had a little time to savor the glory of winning an Oscar for best actor of the year or to answer the congratulatory mail he's received, is back to work portraying a newspaper reporter in "The Front a movie version of the old Broadway hit about newspapering in the late 1920's. Authors' trial postponed LISBON (Reuter) The final court session in the trial of the three Portuguese feminist writers, nicknamed "The Three was postponed today until May 7, court officials, said. The three, Maria Barreno, 34, Maria Da Costa, 35, and Maria Horta, 35, face charges of offending public morality by jointly writing New Portuguese Letters Novas Cartas Portugueses, an anthology of letters, poems and essays. The authors, supported by writers and academics, have stated their work is not pornographic as the authorities claim. "It is erotic but it is meant to they said. Court sources said today's session, at which the verdict was expected to be given, was postponed to give the judge more time to study the case. At the last hearing April 4 the prosecutor surprised the court by asking for an acquittal. MIAMI (APIi Frank Bor- man, who six years ago piloted man's first flight around the moon, now is attempting to pull one of the country's largest airlines out of a financial tailspin. In less than four years the former astronaut has risen to the post of senior vice- president for operations, sharing the No. 2 spot in Eastern Airlines' corporate structure. Speaking of Eastern's million operating deficit for 1973, the commander of Apollo B's Christmas, 1968, flight, says: "It's no secret that 1973 was a very bad year financially. Various circumstances and the energy crisis have made for a year demanding 18 months." As the man charged with overseeing daily operations of the airline, Borman begins his day at 7 a.m. and puts in 11 hours, six days a week. "I guess I'm one of those people who thrives on he said. While not as publicly visible as some space alumni, Borman. 46, is perhaps the highest paid, earning more than annually. STICKS TO JOB "I don't get involved in public he said. "My job pretty much excludes any outside contacts." But Borman, a link between Eastern Chairman Floyd Hall and the airlines' vice- presidents for engineering, maintenance, sales and service, is visible to Eastern employees. When an Eastern Lockheed 1011 crashed in the Everglades last year, killing more than 100 persons, Borman was among the rescuers who trudged through the swamp marshes to reach survivors. But "I'm no father Borman said when a visitor tried to compare him to Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker, another famous United States aviator who built Eastern into a FRANK BORMAN major company. Borman, a retired air force colonel, said his nine years in the space program provided good training for his new ca- reer. His eyes narrow and he smoothes his close-cropped silver hair impatiently at the suggestion that some might consider the country's astronauts mere rocket jockeys. "Our experience was broad- gauged, especially from the managerial standpoint." he said. Owners Take big bite Telegram abandoning GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB REGULAR DANCE SAT., APRIL 20th p.m. Music by VINCE DITRICH Members and Invited Guests HELENA, MONT. (AP) The Montana grain growers association says that railroads have taken a bite out of grain growers from the treasure state in the past seven months. The association today said Montana's annual freight bill will climb to over from year. rate hike animals sought LABOR CLUB WEEKLY BINGO Every Monday 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 54 numbers 10th Game Blackout in 56 numbers ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH 11 Games Prize Money Entry Card All Wood Cards Children Under 16 Not Allowed Bingo will also be played in the club room for members and their invited guests. Music Friday and Saturday Banquet Facilities Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. Show Times Dianeyland, San Francisco, Palm Springs Aom 22 days as low as Expo 74 Grand Opening May 3rd 5 days, transportation and accommodation Grand Canyon. May 11, irom 16 days transportation and accomodation Reno San Francisco Fisherman's Whart. Hollywood, Knotts Berry Farm Disneyland Springs. Grand Canyon and Las Vegas Florida 8 as low as 27 days, transportation and accommodation. Washington. D.C.. Cape Kennedy Space Centre, Coco Beach. Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, wall Disney World. Pensacola. Nassau in the Bahamas, New Orleans. El Paso. Texas. Juarez. Mexico. Phoenix. Las Vegas and Expo 74 Spokane (2 Europe via Amsterdam Flights Several departures commencing June 27 As low as Montreal. Quebec City. Prince Edward Island Halifax Ottawa Toronto. Niagara Falls Eatlern Canada 7th 23 dayn Ai low S635. Disneyland and Expo Tour Aug 1st at low ai 17 NORTHERN BUS TOURS LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. PHONE 327-3536 329-4474 Saturday. April 20 vr TIIKVIIU: MATINEE SUPER DAD: SON OF FLUBBER: ONE COMPLETE SHOW' FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT EVENING SHOW Short Subjects: Me Q: LAST COMPLETE SHOW: ADULT ENTERTAINMENT M THE STING: 9.25 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS: 7.15 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT v PAPILLON: 9.00 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS: ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN TIIKVTIIK LAST OF SHEILA: STEELYARD BLUES. ONE COMPLETE SHOW: GATES OPEN: ADULT ENTERTAINMENT Sunday, April 21 i-MtvMdi NT Short Subjects: Me Q: ONE COMPLETE SHOW: ADULT ENTERTAINMENT M' THE STING: No Short Subjects ONE COMPLETE SHOW: ADULT ENTERTAINMENT UM.M V PIPILLON: B.15 No Short Subjects ONE COMPLETE SHOW: ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN t.iti.r.N rnr: LAST OF SHEILA: STEELYARD BLUES: ONE COMPLETE SHOW: GATES OPEN' ADULT ENTERTAINMENT OTTAWA (CP) CP-CN Telecommunications has applied to the Canadian Transport Commission for increased rates for public telegrams and business communications services. The application proposed rate increases of nine per cent for telegrams, night letters, money transfers and press messages sent in Canada as well as six per cent for rental of communications equipment such as Telex. There would be a 20 per cent increase in broadband tolls and occasional and monthly broadcast services would cost 10 per cent more. CP-CN Telecommunications says the new increases, along with the application last November for an 11 per cent increase for telegrams which is still pending before the commission, would yield million revenue a year, helping offset higher labor costs which reach million annually. TORONTO (CP) A Toronto Humane Society official said today that the rising cost of pet foods is forcing some pet owners to abandon their animals. "A few years ago, it was pretty uncommon for people to throw out their animals, said James Bunting, a driver at the humane society. "Now we're getting 25 to 50 calls a day about abandoned pets." A spokesman for Nabisco Foods Division of Nabisco Ltd. said his company's dog 1 biscuits have gone up two to three cents a pound in the last three months. "We're facing sharply higher costs for all our basic ingredients wheat, soybean meal, meat meal and milk the spokesman said. Alan Cliffe, president of Hartz Mountain Pet Supplies Ltd. in St. Thomas. Ont., said the biggest problem is the cost of grain, which has tripled in the last year. His company's bird seeds now cost 10 cents a pound more than they used to. Besides ingredients, pet food makers are also facing large increases in packaging materials, especially cans. TONITE and SUNDAY Gatet Open Complete Show at p.m. green acres drive-in ADULT, NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN _ _______sriulA Starring (In Alphabetical Order) RICHARD BENJAMIN DYAN CANNON JAMES COBURN JOAN HACKETT- JAMES MASON IAN McSHANE RAQUEL WELCH I HUM.2 "STEELYARDBLUES" com Oldtimers engaged in NEFARIOUS and ILLEGAL enterprises? Could this SHOCKING, SCANDALOUS intelligence be true? Yesl It's true... as you'll see in the Playgoers' larcenous comedy. "A BREATH OF (The play that scandalized the guests at Wise Acres Lodgel) Yates Memorial Centre April 25th, 26th and 27th... Featuring FRANK FEATHERSTONE Directed by JOAN WATERFIELD All Seats 2-Dollars Now Available at Leisters NOTE SUNDAY ALL THEATRES i 1 ONE SHOW AT P.M. paramount NOW SHOWING THRU THURSDAY ADULT WAYNE ON WHEELS! 40HNWAYNK THcOT NOTE PARAMOUNT THEATRE RENTED MONDAY EVENING paramount 'BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR HELD OVER thru THURSDAY ...all it takes is a little Confidence. ADULT PAUL NEWMAN ROBERT REDFORD ROBERT SHAW A GEORGE ROY HILL FILM "THE STING' college cinema NOW SHOWING SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Escape Is Everything! CONTAINS VIOLENT SEQUENCES ALLIED ftRTISTS STEVE SncQUEEn HOFFmnn ,na FRANKLIN I green acres drive-in SHOWING MON. TUES. ROCKED TOE WORLD WITH LAUGHTER! SUHHINU PldUSiS David Jean-Paul' liven Belmondpi Wallach Bourvil I HIT NO. 2 J Claire Bloo V Itolft GATES OPEN P.M. ONE COMPLETE SHOW P.M. ;