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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 6-TME LETHBRIOQE April every time we count... we have more! Our circulation figures are iike bunnies %p constantly muitipiying ai! over our trading area. The Uthbridge Herald DAILY AVERAGE PAID CIRCULATION MONTH OF MARCH 1974 An INCREASE of 801 Copies over corresponding month last year! SATURDAY AVERAGE PAID CIRCULATION MONTH OF MARCH 1974 An INCREASE of 751 Copies over corresponding month last year! Over readers and potential buyers daily! Gate crasher displays collection Student S claims _ title i i Who Reads the Newspaper? EVERYBODY EVERY DAY! Your MOST EFFECTIVE advertising medium The Lethbridge Herald "Serving and Selling the South" HAMILTON (CP) John Sheenan, a 17-year-old student, claims today to be the world's drownproofing champion When he crawled oui of a swimming pool here Sunday evening, he had spent 29 hours using the stay-afloat technique taught by the Canadian Red Cross An unofficial mark of 28 hours was set several years ago at Oakville, Ont Three other swimmers went into the water with him, but none lasted longer than 16 hours I feel like I'm 100 years John said when he hauled his waterlogged body out of the pool 100 expected atRCMP conference Over 100 delegates are expected to attend a conference on the history of the RCMP to be held next month in Lethbndge The four day conference begins May 13 Bridge Ladies Wed Afternoon D B C April 10 1 Gladys Redfern and Pauline McLean, 2 and 3 tied Myrna McDonnell and Lottie Lancaster with Helen Foss and Isobel Johnson Hamilton Wed Evening D.B.C April 10 N S 1 Mr and Mrs Barry Beswick, 2 Byron Nilsson and E C Goodman, 3 D E Michaehs and Wm Zumstem E W 1 Pauline McLean and Muriel Barrow, 2 Bob Wobick and Bill Daniel, 3 Richard Spackman and W D Stitt Novice Game April 10 1 Edith Faulkner and Bodil Johannsen, 2 Audrey Scott and Kaye Strome, 3 Gerald and Faye Price Thursday Night D.B.C. April 11 N S 1 M h Mrazek and Willa Waters, 2 J C Landeryou and M J Grant, 3 Louine Smith and Gladys Redfern E W 1 Muriel Barrow and Irma Shaw, 2 Pauline McLean and Helen Foss, 3 Irene Marcinko and Mary Ward REDUCE FORCE BANGKOK (AP) The United States withdrew 550 air force personnel and 19 aircraft from Thailand today under its agreement to reduce American military strength in the country Picture collecting hobby successful WEST PALM BEACH, Fla (AP) Who is the man walk- ing arm-in-arm with Mae West, shaking hands with president Nixon, posing with Harry Truman'' It s Morris Lieberman, re- tired furniture salesman and gate crasher extraordinaire For 46 years, Lieberman has been slipping through guarded doors and police lines to get his picture snapped with celebrities A photo gallery on the wall of his home here offers graphic proof of his successes "Some men collect stamps and some men collect says Lieberman, 62 "I go to parties and events and collect pictures It's been my hobby Just because I didn't get an invitation doesn't mean the com- puter made a mistake Lieberman says his hobby started accidentally in 1928 at the age of 16 when he went to hear New York Gov Al Smith accept the Democratic presi dential nomination By chance, Lieberman says he sat next to Smith's wife and the next day, he was pictured on the front page of a newspaper, standing proudly with the governor's family When former president Tru- man came to New York in 1956 Lieberman joined the VIPs on the podium at a polit- ical rally Lieberman says Truman shook his nand and told him "You look like a fine candi- m sure you'll be suc- cessful In 1960, Lieberman said he grabbed a seat behind Pat Nixon on a platform in New York while then vice-presi- dent Richard Nixon made an address in his campaign for the presidency In another escapade, Lie- berman donned a tuxedo and crashed the 1970 premier of the film Myra Breckenndge As hundreds pushed and shoved for a close look at Mae West, Lieberman recalled he walked up to her limousine and said "Mae, you look wonderful tonight Movie magazines in three countries later carried a pic- ture of Lieberman escorting Miss West into the theatre New television program to feature public ideas TORONTO (CP) A weekly series of 12 half-hour programs entitled Access will enable Canadians to present their own ideas on national television this summer The series to be carried on the CBC's English language network and some affiliated stations, will appear on Thursday nights with the opening program scheduled for May 30 Programs will be produced by the groups supplying the material with the CBC offering technical assistance and production facilities "This is really an experiment in a kind of populist said Knowlton Nash, director of TV information programs, "to provide access to those ele- ments of the Canadian public who rarely have a chance to be heard and tend to be overrun by the larger political, social and economic bodies Content of the programs must be acceptable within the context of CBC program policy but executive producer Am Soodor said no idea would be turned down because it might be unorthodox or unpopular He said preference will be givn to groups that ordinarily have no access to television to convey their ideas and that the groups need not be officially organized MAGNUSON TO STAND TACOMA, Wash (AP) Senator Warren Magnuson formally announced Sunday that he'will seek re-election The 69-year-old Washington state Democrat vowed to fight the "disastrous social and economic policies" of the Nixon administration whatever you like to do, you can Do k Liberia DESIGNED AND MANUFACTURED IN LETHBRIDGE Send for our beautiful new vacation kit Tod PO Box 2500 Fdmonton Alberta Name _ _Provincc ;