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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 7 Hamburger poll in B.C. election gives NDP nod VANCOUVEH (CP) V Ihc hamburger poll is correct, the Now Democratic I'arly is in for a surprise in the Aug. 80 provincial election. It's another question, liow- ever, whether the voter's head Is ruled by his stomach. Tho hamburger poll Is eon- ducted hy Jolui Dys, who runs a stall in the Pacific National KxhlbitWi's food building fea- turing hamburgers named after McDonnell's HAMBURGERS ARE 2002 3rd AVE, S. lie four major party leaders. Latest results show the Dave Barrctllmrgcr, named after lie NDP leader, a.s the popular choice, with nii.75 per cent. The )avid Anrtersonhurgcr, the T.ib- leader's burger, is next willi 27.15 per cent. W. A. C. Bennellhurgcrs, named for the Social Credit premier, arc at 23.34 per cenl and Ihe Derril Warrcnburger, the Progressive Conservative patlie, trails at 12.70 per cent. ONLY GAUGB With public opinion polls for- bidden in B.C. during an elec- tion, the hamburger poll is (he only gauge of voter preference. And Mr. Dys maintains it's reliable. He says thai during the 1900 provincial election, bis final hamburger standings were only two or three per cenl away from the official results. Bigamist tired of jail terms But Liberal leader Anderson says there may te a plot lo in- [lucnco Ihc poll. He joked on a radio show tluil perhaps Mr. Dennett's public relations advisor, Bill Clancoy, was buying nenncllhurgcrs by the bagful In jack up tbc fig- ures. 'It's funny you should say Mr. Dys said. "Some people seemed to lie buying Bennettburgers in large quantities Tuesday morning. In fact, they were buying them by te bagful." Mr. Anderson said the Ander onhurger sales figures were very encouraging." "We are top o( the tree-enter rise he said. "This poll has been the only ndication in the past of the way le election is going but alte eing sold in such large num- ers, it won't be accurate any- iore." CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "BUCK AND THE PREACHER" 1" color. Starring Sidney Poiticr, Harry Bclafontc and Cameron Mitchell. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 24, 25 nnd 2G. Thursday show at p.m. Adult. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "MANY H1VERS TO CROSS" In color. Starring Robert Taylor Thursday, Friday nnd Saturday, August 1A, ii and 20. Thursday show at p.m. Family. MILK RIVER Sunland Thecitre "BILLY .1ACK" In Technicolor. Slai-ring Tom Lauslin and Dclores Tayor. Friday and Saturday, August 25 and 26. Friday show at p.m. Adult Mot Suitable For Children.' PINCHER CREEK Fox' Theatre "SOMETHING BIG" In color. Starring Dean Martin. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 24, 25 and 2G. Thursday show at p.m. Adult. TABER Sky Vue Drive-In Thursday, August 24 is Bargain Night. per car. "SHOOT OUT" In color. Starring Gregory Peck and Pat Quinn. Thursday cartoon starts at p.m. Family. Panarctic probes i 2 pipeline routes [Jockey game ticket -pusher s I'iiied S100 WINNIPEG (CP) A 20- vear-old Winnipeg man who at- cmpled lo sell two tickets for Canada-Hussia hockey game for more than their box- office value today was fined in Winnipeg Magistrate's Jourt. Dennis Parr pleaded guilty to a charge under the Amusement Act, which prohibits sale of tickets for more than their box- office value. A pair of tickets lo the Ec-pl. 18 game in Winni- peg normally are selling for A slay of proceedings was granted lo Pair's wife, Shirley. Parr had advertised the tick- ets for sale at the "best offer" in the personal column of the Winnipeg Free Press and ac- cepted an offer of made annonymously by police. HAMILTON (CP) Wil- liam Robertson says he's not going to jail for bigamy any moro beuausc he's not getting married any mure. ''Bitten throe there's no way I'll ever get murried said 25-year- old RolxM'tson in his base- ment he lives alone. Koberf.son, a former ambu- lance driver, is six-foot-seven and 270 pounds. "A truly amazing com- mented .Judge Walter Tuchtio at hi.s court appearance (or bigamy. The court heard that Rob- ertson Irad married a second time before divorce papers from his first marriage camo through. The second mar- riage had been declared in- valid and he was about to marry a third time. The judge gave him six mor.tlis, and he was released in July after serving 11 weeks. His third wife and their Kcven-months-old boy Tire living v.'ith relatives and he is on welfare. Divorce is in the air. "f won't marry he said, "but that's not baying I wor.'t live with another woman and have children. At least, if there's a breakup it won't cost me in legal fees. "People who live and it's commonplace nowa- just as married as those Mill a scrap of paper. It was only a matter o[ 90 days before my divorce pa- pers (for his first marriage) carnc through. Why should a guy spend time in jail over scraps of TORONTO (CP) Panarctic Oils LUI. is Invcsligaging envi- ronmental problems involved in proposed natural gas pipeline routes from the Arctic Islands lo southeastern Canada. A company statement sari Itflth routes iK'ing considered fxjrder Mudsrm Hay, one going Action Canada candidate quits Oddities in the Neivs COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT-CITY OF LETHBRIDGE PUBLIC SWIMMING SCHEDULE Aug. Aug. Aug. Aug. 28 FRITZ SICK FOR FALL LIONS Swim 4 9 Swim 4 -9 p.m. Public Swim 4 9 Swim 12 .5 p.m. 6-9 Swim 1-5 p.m. 6 9 Swim 7 9 p.m. HENDERSON Swim 4 9 Swim 12-9 Swim 1-9 Swim 4 9 p.m. Two burn to death in prison TRIESTE, Italy