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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LEIHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, Docombcr 3, 1970 ROPE-WALKING LION Lion tamer Irina Bugrimova waiches as one of her animals performs its tightrope- walking act during Moscow performance of the Moscow Circus It took fwo years for her to train the lion to do this trick, considered the highlight of her wild animal act. Fla, beaches threatened by U.S. oil slick JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) A huge1 oii slick covering 760 square miles, blamed on the U.S. Navy, threatened 50 miles of north Florida beaches today. State officials have accused the naw of pouring more than "gallons of the thick, black fuel into Atlantic coastal waters. Florida marine patrol and weather observers said if the winds held steady from the southeast, the oil could begin coming ashore late May. The U.S. Navy admitted_ dumping two bargeloads of waste liquid into the Atlantic Monday night. A spokesman said such dumpings are made on a regular basis about eight times a year and usually consist of 90 per cent water. However, Mike Wenzel, a Jacksonville waste oil dealer Freeze funds WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Nixon has clamped a tem- porary freeze on some mil- lion for dams, flood control and other waterworks projects con- tained in what he once called an overstuffed pork-barrel hill from Congress. The freeze ties up most or all initial construc- tion money for 56 projects across the country. who had tried to sell the oil, said lu's tests last week of two barge loads of waste Navy No. 5 special fuel oil at; Mayport Naval Station showed an e.x- j actly opposite ratio. ASKS INQUIRY Gov. Claude Kirk wired Navy Secretary John Chafee asking an inquiry into who ordered the dumping and urged an emer- gency cleanup operation to pre- vent it from fouling the beaches. Representative Charles Ben- nett (Dem. Fla.) said Capt. Don Dietz, commanding officer of Mayport Naval Station, told him the waste is customarily dumped 55 miles at miles farther than the 1924 oil pollution law requires. Randolph Hodges, director of the state natural resources de- partment, said when located Wednesday the oil slick covered 760 square miles and was 23 Inspector will check sex scenes LONDON (AP) Equity, the British actors' union, is appoint- ing ;in orgy inspector to keep watch on mass sex scenes in movies. His job will be to en- sure Ihe male actors stick to the script. Five actresses complained that during the shooting of a scene for The Devils, they were sexually assaulted iii a crowd Oi 50 naked male extras, all ama teurs, The movie, about sex- mad nuns in the 17th century, stars Vanessa Hedgrave and Ol- iver Reed, who were not in- volved. NEW YORK (AP) Hello, the longest running mus- ical'in Broadway history, will aid goodbye Dec. 27 after its performance. The show opened Jan. 16, 1964 with Carol Charming in Uie role of Dolly Gallagher Levi. Since then six other stars have played the title role: Gin- ger Rogers, Martha Raye, Betty Arable, Pearl Bailey, Phyllis Diller and Ethel Merinan, who is currently in the show. Dolly s u r p a s s e d My Fair ,ady as the longest running musical last September, LONDON (AP) Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor don't rate VIP treatment at London's Heathrow Airport, and neither do other film stars, air- port officials say. A flurry erupted two weeks ago when a Pan American World Airways official presented the Burtons' papers' to immigration and customs of- ficials and let the couple bypass the officials and go directly out to their private jet. "The people responsible have had their knuckles an airport spokesman said. An order has gone out saying film stars must be treated just like other passengers from now on, the spokesman said. miles offshore at its closest point. Hodges said indications were that to galons of oil were dumped. Want To Crush the Smoking Hahli? for easier lhan you thoujjht possible? PRESENTING due to popular interest THE 5-DAY PIAN TOSTOPSMOKiNa Group Therapy Sessions Iq p.m. EACH EVENING storting SATURDAY, DEC. S RECREATION HAIL OF ST. MICHAEL'S SCHOOL OF NURSINC- 9lh Avenuo S. ml foil of Mill Slrnel 'j. Suspend staff members PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. (CP) A board of inquiry has suspended six staff members at the penitentiary hero, a spokes- man said Wednesday night. The spokesman coidd give no reason for the suspensions be- cause the contents of the board of inquiry's report had not been released. He said two of Ore mm were senior correctional officers and the other four were junior correctional officers. Saturday, prisoners started a fire in the penitentiary library ajid one guard was held captive briefly. At least one warning Highway brief sent to or shot was fired and gas used to end the disturbance, TABER of the real forms of rural develop- ment would be to have High- way 36, which runs parallel and centre between the 4th and 5th meridians, as a complete bard- topped highway from its most northern extremity at Lac La Biche to the American border. "This road, hard-top- ped, will in itself bring many dollars to Alberta coffers from tourists, as the port of entry at Coutts, one the busiest in the prairie provinces, is a direct link to 36. Present conditions of the road lead to a practical boycott of 36 which could so easily lead to mileage saved from one major point to another." These exerpts are from a jrieJ presented recently to Minister of Highways and Transport Hon. Gordon E. Tay- lor by the board of directors. Highway 36 Association. The brief concluded with a resolution by the executive "that this Association strongly urger that Highway 36 be com- pleted and paved as a major provincial The presentation was based on the provincial government's proposals for rural develop- ment and decentralization of industry, and Mr. Taylor's 9 address at Coronation which spoke of the basic plan for the completion of a highway net- work which is almost com- pleted with the exception of highways 12, 14, 36 and 41 The Association has request- ed communities and in- dividuals along the highway from Lac LaBiche to Coutts to support the brief and resolu- tion by correspondence with the minister and their respective members of the legislature. Warden John N o r f i e 1 d said Wednesday. No one was hit. i The disturbance started -Jusl after 475 prisoners had finished watching the Grey Cup football game on television in the audi- torium. Last week, 11 men escaped from the prison, Hie second big break in about three months. One of the 11 is still at large. The board of inquiry was set up to investigate the escape. charged on possession of narcotics fcpi 'line." persons were charged with pos- session of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking when (hoy appeared in magistrate's court here and wero remanded bail or pica to Dec. 9. Laios Kersnce Kish, Diud HONORED MOSCOW (Router) Mikoyan, former Soviet presi- dent, lias been awarded the Wayne arid his wife Erica, all Order of the October1 Revolution of no fixed address, were ar- in honor of his 75th birthday, rested following a break-in at Tass news agency said a pharmacy in which.16 varic- day. tics of drugs were taken. e image i'i roiied or lowered projector itull flat. Simple and lo cpsraffl fellow rjlloenfl inilrucfionl. No more dropping jlrde! flailed up lo JO tlidci are dropped ,'nlo o jlido cube cartridge oil Alt cxclulive Feature ii olio incorporated. Wrien Ihe Uler fiofdi Itte cycle bull aWvraejIidei willcantinue lo paw wilnoul ifiowing on Irie icreen. The illuminated previewer and tile leorcr, enable Ine uier lo view and itip without Ifie audience knowing it. flic cnl Slide Cuba eorlridge of 40 ilrdei con icanned in about 30 Be sure io attend the in-store DEMONSTRATION of this amazing new development in Slide Projectors demonstrated by tho Bell and Howell sales representative. ALL DAY SAT., DEC. 5th WE OFFER YOU CONSISTENTLY LOWER PRICES EVERY DAY ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS STEREO PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTRE 419 5th STREET S. PHONE 328-6922 COLORPACK If, Less Than Polaroid Colorpack II. Electronic shutter and electric eye that automatically measure exposure (even the burst of a flash Built-in flash that uses flashcubes (shoot 4 times without changing Sharp 3-element lens. Ingenious viewfinder that acts as a 5-foot rangefinder. Pack film for quick loading. (Same pictures as the expensive cameras, color or black arid Picture taking that's almost as easy as open- mgyoureyes. f COUNTDOWN CAMERAS Polaroid's Countdown Cameras have picture development tim- ers that beep or buzz to tell you when your picture's perfectly developed. Some even do it electronically. They all feature a triplet lens, automatic electric eye exposure control, detach- able camera covers, adjustable carryirtg straps, and the ability to use some exciting accessories. Of course, they all produce big color or black and in seconds. f i MODEL 320, Thcin Electronic shutter and electric eye automatically set correct ex- posure, make Hash pictures as perfectly as pictures in daylight: Dual image, non-folding1 coupled range- and viewfinder. Big 074 piCturSS. llilfii'lni 111 ;