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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 36 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, December 14, 1974 'In an age of increasing violence and terrorism'. Royal family's security may pose problems in '75 By CAROL KENNEDY LONDON (CP) Security tor the Royal Family in an age of' increasing violence and terrorism is likely to pose big- ger problems than ever in 1975. Britain is still generally considered safe for the Queen and her family to travel about relatively unprotected, but that comfortable belief was jolted last March when a lone gunman ambushed the lim- ousine carrying Princess Anne and her husband Mark Phillips home from a movie premiere. The incident happened in The Mall, the imposing proc- essional way leading to Buck- ingham Palace from Trafal- gar Square, and the apparent object of the attacker, Ian was captured and sentenced to life imprison- to kidnap the prin- cess. But he also fired a volley of shots at the car while Anne and Mark crouched on the floor and, in effect, it was the first attempted assassination of a member of the Royal WANTED SCRAP IRON Now Paying More For All Types Of Scrap Metal Farm Industrial Anything Made of Iron! IRON Truck Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206-33rd Street North Phone 328-1721 "Scrap is Our Business" Family since a man with a loaded revolver tried tp fire at King Edward VIII at a 1936 parade. Towards the end of the year, a minor but disturbing inci- dent happened in Leicester when a woman threw an egg at the Queen. It narrowly mis- sed and the Queen did not bat the proverbial eyelash. But police were acutely aware that in the present spate of terror bombings in Britain, the missile might well have been something more lethal. The ambush of Anne and Mark, who had just settled into married life after a tour of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific which took in the opening of the Com- monwealth Games in Christ- church, N.Z., was the most sensational royal story for many years. Unobtrusive security meas- ures went into effect as a re- of them being that royal chauffeurs now take a course in how to evade cars driven into their path with hostile intent. All involved, in- cluding Anne herself, received decorations from the Queen for their cool conduct in the attack. Speculation continued to simmer as to the bridal choice of Prince Charles, the heir to the throne, who celebrated his 26th birthday in November. WHERE TO BUY YOUR UNICEF GREETING CARDS SAFEWAY IGA PIANO CENTRE LETHBRIDGE FAMILY "Y" UNIVERSITY of LETHBRIDGE L.C.C. BOOKSTORE This Year More Than Ever Lady Jane Wellesley, daughter of the Duke of Wellington, was still thought to be among the front-run- ners, despite a categorical de- nial from her father. During the summer, an im- probable but entertaining prospect was blonde Ameri- can Laura-Jo Watkins, the daughter of a U.S. admiral. Charles had met her when his ship called at San Diego, Ca- lif., and invited her to Eng- land for Ascot race week. Charles plainly enjoyed tea- sing reporters whose papers blew the story up to front- page proportions. Countering questions one day on the polo field, he retorted: "You don't think I'd be such a bloody fool as to bring her here, do Late in the year, Charles, who still has at least two years to serve in the Royal Navy, represented the Queen at centenary celebrations in Fiji and toured several cities in Australia. The Queen Mother and Princess Anne both visited the Toronto area during the year. For the 74-year-old Queen Mother, it was her first trip abroad in seven years. Anne and Mark flew to Toronto the day after their first wedding anniversary for the opening of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. The first half of 1975 sees a crowded schedule of overseas tours for the Queen and Prince Philip. They pay a state visit to Mexico in Febru- ary, prtceded by two days each in Bermuda, Barbados and the Bahamas. Prince Philip then goes on a whirlwind tour of several Central American republics. The Queen visits the West Indies again to open the Com- monwealth Heads of Govern- ment conference in Jamaic- ca April 26, followed by a state visit to Hong Kong. Priestesses cause storm NEW YORK (AP) Widen- ing controversy over ordina- tion of women priests in the Episcopal Church has focused in Ohio, where various events are sharpening the issue in a new way. Among developments there are plans for two women, recently ordained at an irregular service, to exercise priestly functions by celebrating holy communion on Sunday at an Oberlin, Ohio, parish. Episcopal canons don't ex- plicitly bar women from the priesthood, but long church tradition is against it. CITY OF LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT RECREATION DIV 1975 WINTER PROGRAMS PLEASE NOTE: Registrations for these programs will be accepted from all residents of Lethbndge and District. REGISTRATION DATES PROGRAMS CHILDREN'S SWIMMING INSTRUCTION ROYAL LIFE SAVING SOCIETY PROGRAMS RED CROSS WATER SAFETY PROGRAMS ADULT AND TEENAGE LEARN TO SWIM CHILDREN S BEGINNER SKATING LOCATION CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE GYM NO. 1 REGISTRATION FORMAT PLEASE NOTE: Registrations for these programs will be accepted from all residents of Lethbndge and District. DATES and TIMES THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19th to and to p.m. FRIpAY, DECEMBER 20th to p.m. REGISTRATIONS WILL BE DONE AS FOLLOWS: 1. Report to Civic Sports Centre on December 19th or 20th. 2. Pick up card at front desk giving specific time and date you may register. 3. Report at the time indicated on your card and register in the class you want. The purpose of this method is to alleviate the problems of ex- cessively long line-ups and waiting periods. Should you miss registering on the 19th or 20th of December, registra- tions for any vacancies will take place at the respective swimming pools during public swimming hours. No registrations will be taken over the phone. PROGRAM INFORMATION CHILDREN'S CLASSES DATE Monday, Jan. 6 to March 24 Monday, Jan. 6 to March 24 Monday, Jan. 6 to March 24 Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 7 to Feb. 6 Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 7 to Feb. 6 Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 7 to Feb. 6 Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 25 to March 27 Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 25 to March 27 Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 25 to March 27 Wednesday, Jan. 8 to March 26 Wednesday, Jan. 8 to March 26 Friday, Jan. 10 to March 28 Friday, Jan. 10 to March 28 Saturday, Jan. 4 to March 29 Saturday, Jan. 4 to March 29 Saturday, Jan. 4 to March 29 Saturday, Jan. 11 to March 29 Saturday, Jan. 11 to March 29 Saturday, Jan. 11 to March 29 Saturday, Jan. 11 to March 29 Saturday, Jan. 11 to March 29 TIME p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. a.m. p.m. p.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. noon p.m. FACILITY Fritz Siwik Fritz Siwik Fritz Siwik Fritz Siwik Fritz Siwik Fritz Siwik Fritz Fritz Siwik Siwik Siwik Siwik Siwik Fritz Fritz Fritz Fritz Fritz LEVEL Preschool (3- Prebeginner, Prebeginner, Preschool (3- Prebeginner, Prebeginner, Preschool (3- Prebeginner, Prebeginner, Preschool (3- Prebeginner, Preschool (3- Prebeginner, Preschool (3- Preschool (3- Prebeginner, Preschool (3- Preschool (3-_ Prebeginner, Prebeginner, Prebeginner, 5 years) Beginner, Beginner, 5 years) Beginner, Beginner, 5 years) Beginner, Beginner, 5 years) Beginner, 5 years) Beginner, 5 years) 5 years) Beginner 5 years) :5 years) Beginner, Beginner, Beginner, Survival, Junior Intermed., Senior Intermed., Senior Survival, Junior Survival, Junior Intermed., Senior Intermed., Senior Survival, Junior Survival, Junior Intermed., Senior Intermed., Survival NOTE: The following times will be deleted from the lesson schedules due to previous bookings and the Jeux Canada Winter Games: January 11 at Siwik Pool: February 10-23 at Fritz Sick and Stan Siwik Pools. a) b) Children's (6-15 years) Beginners' SKATING INSTRUCTION Henderson Park Ice Centre SATURDAYS January 11 to March 22, 1975 CLASS TIMES a.m.