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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Thunday, December 16, 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID 7 Tunnel bliisl loll revised PORT IIIIllON, Midi. [AIM Authorities investipilini; the weekend explosion in a water tunnel have revised the death toll downward lo 21. a spokes- man for Ihe Sf. Clair County sheriff's :1 c p a r t in c n t said Wednesday. It originally was heli'wd thai 22 men had died in UT- sion Saturday, bill invesliijalion showed lhat an error lind oc- curred in Iho identification of mangled bodies'. Two of the vic- tims remained unidentified today. A 20-man team is investigat- ing the explosion, tis findings may be made pchlic Thursday. may be made public Thursday. rs B.V Will THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (Al'i Shir- ley MacLaino hit the best-seller lists with Don't Kail Off the Alounlain. Tom Tryon witli The Olhci1, and Ilildegardc Knef willi The Gift Horse. More and more performers are seeking the gold and glory of the liter- ary world. Lawrence Welk, the author, has sold copies of his memoirs, Wunnerfiil, Wunncr- fnl. Kuth Gordon made the lists her reminiscences, Myself Among Others. Julie Andrews YOUR PHILIPS DEALER WITH SERVICE SEE THE MODULAR SOLID STATE COLOR TV I A C K (i RADIO AND TV J J 302 ST N CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE LIGHT AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD" In color. Thursday. Friday and Saturday, December 1G. 17 and 18. Thursday show at p.m. Adult. December 10, 17 and Thursday sbow at p.m. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "LAWRENCE OF ARABIA'' In color. Starring Peter O'Toolc and Alex Guincss. Winner of 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Adult. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "TARZAN'S JUNGLE REBELLION'' In color. Starring Ron Ely. Friday and Salurday. December 17 and Friday show at p.m. Family. P1NCHER CREEK-Fcx Theatre "THE LAST VALLEY" In color. Starring Omar Sharif and Michael Caine. Thursday, Friday and Salurday, December lii, 17 and 18. Thursday show at p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. TABER Tower Theatre "VALERIE'1 In color. Starring Darnel Oulmet and Gy Godicn. Thursday and Friday, December IB and 17. Thursday shows at and p.m. Restricted Adult. supplied Harper and Row wilh ils best-selling children's book in years, Mandy. lo join the anihor-slar sweepstakes is Kvelyn Keyes. Movie finis of the IS-IO-i and Ihe lale show will recall her in the Ruby Kceler role of The Jol- son Story. She played one of Scarlett O'llara's sisters in Gone wilh the Wind. She was also noled for a 1cm- p c s t u o u s marriage to John Housion and a surprisingly placid one to Artie Shaw. She is (he longest lasting of his wives: they are still wed after 15 years. INFLUENCED WHITING Miss Keycs admitted that her bandleader husband, himself an author, influenced the writing of her new novel, I Am a Bill- board. "He left me alone during the writing, but he offered some apt criticism when I had finished. For one thing, he pointed out that the girl in ihe story was too much of a victim; that was changed with a whole new sec- timi." I Am a Billboard concerns a southern beauty who comes to California, has a teen-age mar- riage, gets discovered for films and has a wild love match wilh a famous director. Pretty much the Evelyn Keycs story. "I suppose it might be called autobiographical; you w rite about what you she re- Baiik robher walks away CALGARY (CP) An arm- i' ed robber took from a branch of the Toronto-Do- minion Bank at a shopping j centre and escaped on foot among the shoppers. LARGE KILLS Hunters in North America shoot between 10 and 16 million waterfowl a year. marked. ''At one part is recognizable. "Remember when John Ilous- lou was din-cling We Were Strangers with Jennifer Jones end John Garfield, and she gave him a chimpanzee as a gift? The chimp fell in love with John, and he brought it home to live wilh us in a all-white apart- ment we had. That's in the book." Slill blonde and beautiful, Miss Keycs keeps her hand in acting. She did a television pilot and two English television shows during the last year. Lennon serenades retiring Thant M W YOHK John U THANT Unusual farewell No plans on abuse legislation PAUL JACKSON Herald Ollawa ISureaii OTTAWA The federal gov- ernment has no immediate plans to bring in specific legis- lation aimed at curbing drug abuse. That's what Health Minister John Munro told Alberta MP Paul Ycwchuk (PC Athabasca) in the House of Commons. Mr. Munro also told Mr. Yew- chuk that it will be several months before the controver- sial Ledain Commission report on the non medical use of drugs is ready to be made pub- lic. The Alberta MP told the H o u s e of Commons of the "alarming reports" of the ex- tent of heroin use in Canada and said he had heard reports that the federal governm e n t planned to tackle the problem. He wanted to know when news about the matter might be expected, and if the Ledain re- port was near completion. The health minister told him that while no specific legisla- tion is being considered at the moment, this situation could change. MANY AVENUES Added Mr. Munro: "There are many avenues for govern- ment action to cope with the mounting concern relative to drug abuse in Canada other than legislation, and this type of action is now being taken by my government.'' Mr. Yevrchuk has asked a number of other questions of the government in recent weeks concerning drugs and the Ledain Commission. The Alberta MP wants lo know whether anyone has been suspended from the Ledain Commission investigating team because of possession or traf- ficking in hallucinogenic drugs. In a written question, he also asked the government whether anyone who had been suspend- ed was still receiving a salary from the commission, The questions have noi, yet been answered. Lennnn, the former Heatle, bor- rowed folkshiLvr IVto Seeger's guilar and olfered a surprise tribute to U Thanl at an unusual I ucttcll here for Ihe R u r- mese diploma! uho retires Doc. il ,iltfi- HI years as secretary- general of Ihe United Nations. Lennon and his wife, Yoko Quo, among the special guests at a luncheon al the Pierre Hotel given by the World I (du iisls, a nrin-parlisan or- lion working for world peace through strengthening the United Nations. "We came because we re- spect U Thanl's sincerity and his efforts for Lennon told reporters. "The UN is like a white ele- phant, but Thanl really tried. Maybe he'll he able lo do more from eiilside." Lennun's song, Imagine, en- visaged a world with "nothing to kill or die for.'' a world in You give it all you've got. Molson Golden gives you all the good, smooth taste you deserve. It's the beer everyone enjoys. So get a Molson Golden. you've earned it! Govt. seeks way to aid refugees OTTAWA (CP) The govern- ment is still seeking ways lo get S18 million in special aid inlo the hands of Pakistan refugees in India, External affairs Minis- ter Mitchell Shan> told the Com- mons Wednesday. Heath Macquarrie, Conserva- tive from the potato-growing Prince Edward Island riding of Hillsborough. asked whether Canada would make a move similar lo one taken by the U.S. food, including big quantities of "processed pota- in areas near the India- Pakistan war zone to feed refu- gees. The government is following the situation closely, Mr. Sharp replied. It had made provision for food aid to East Pakistan but (Jie shipment could not be delivered. The government aim was to get ail the aid inlo the hands of refugees and efforts along this line would he coniinued. EDMONTON (tTi Loans totalling K] million have been approved under tile Alberta government's priority employ- ment program for a w i d e range of manufacturing and tourist industries. The loans were announced today by Industry Mmister Fred Peacock and Bob Dov.iing, minister withoul port- folio responsible for tourism. Mr. Peacock said the con- tribution will create 106 new jobs. The 36 pro- jects, wilh a lolal capital cost of SS.4 million, will result in 631 new permanent jobs. T h e SI2.2-million employ- ment program is designed to crealc winter job opporlunities in Alberta. It includes projects in advanced education, lands and forests, highways and transport, and industry and luurism. wilh Ihe money com- ing from existing appropria- tions in each deparimenl. The loans announced today include to 11 compa- nies under the industrial devel- opment incentives iund, ?1 mil- lion for 11 projects under the tourist facilities financing pro- gram and to 1-1 companies under the industrial assistance program. which people would live ;LS one lapsed in a pit near here. in peace Thant listened attentively. NER YORK (AP) Artie Shaw, the clarinetist and band leader turned author, sued Broadway producer David Mer- rick for million here for breach of contract over the dramatization rights of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. Shaw said in his New York state Supreme Court suit that he and a partner had already spent preparing a musi- cal version of the famous novel of jazz age manners, morals and monej. Shaw said they had acquired the rights from1 Fitzgerald's daughter, Frances Scott Fitz- gerald Smith. The suit said that subse- quently Merrick, and other de- fendants, "maliciously schemed" to have Mrs. Smith break the agreement and also advertised that their group had icquired the motion picture rights. West German miners .saved HEHTEN, West G c r m a ny (Keuter) Hescuers Wednes- day saved three miners trapped underground for more than 24 hours after a coal face col- One of the three was slightly injured. Seven miners died in the cave-in, which occurred Tues- day feet underground. The three survivors saved themselves by dashing into a large underground chamber. DUBLIN (AP Kevin Mc- Clory, Irish film producer and director, was acquitted in Dub- lin criminal court recently of assaulting Jolin Bailey, a for- mer magistrate in the Baha- mas, during a brawl in a saloon here last year. McClory, 46, directed the James Bond film Thunderball. Prosecutor Hugh O'Flaherty charted that McClory beat Bai- ley up in a fight in a Duke Street bar. The jury acquitted the film producer, however, after Bailey had admitted in testimony hav- hearing aid Zenith's remarkable Z-70 is just one ol 18 quality Zenith hearing aids. One of them might be just light lor you. At no obligation, test-heat a ZenHh hearing aid todey. Zenith hearings aids are priced from of Zenith's "Sound Booklet. LEISTER'S MUSIC Paramount Theatre Bldg. LETHBRIDGE ing an wife. affair with McCl y hav- ______ _ _ Clory's j _____ __ _S_ Laliiner named iv president PARAMOUNT Short Subjects: "Aclios Sabala" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CPNE.MA "Carry On Pimpernel'' "Carry On Doctor" Last Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA "Evil Knevil" "Racing Scene" Last Complete Show ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 54 NUMBERS BONUS JACKPOT IN 49 NUMBERS 2 Turkey Bingos every Thursday until New Years NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS AlLOWEDl PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS ENTERTAINMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, DEC. 16-METROS FRIDAY, DEC. 17-WESTERNERS SATURDAY, DEC. 18-CLIFFS COMBO Special Saturday Afternoon KIDDIES MATINEE One complete show p.m. Doors open at p.m. ALL CARTOON SHOW 90 minutes of your favorites ALL SEATS THIS SHOW 5fJd RED DEER (CP) Louis Lalimcr of Olds, whose remil- tal Gallic Co. raises polled herefords, was elected presi- dent of the Alberta Hereford Association al its annual meet- ing here. More than 100 hercford breeders alicndcd the ses- sions. They elected (ioorgc Edgar of Innisfail vice-president and John Hay of Innisfail as secre- tary. The association noled thai the Canadian Hereford Asso- ciation will make a bid lo hold Ihe World Hereford Congress in Canada in Iil7li. The con- gress meets in South Africa nexl spring. The Alhcrla hrecders hope to convince the Canadian asso- ciation !he cor.gress should meet in this province. Officer jjuiltv of mutiny SALONIKA ilienleri _ A court martial senlenred a Greek colonel lo M months in jrison Tuesday nigiit for insii- miiliny and the j authorities. Col. (ioorgc Anyfan- j is 45, a commander of a hallal- on of armored cars in 1'oiyeas- ron, was arrcslcil his! Mav BOOKS OF FAMOUS PLAYERS ILBRYNNER.W; riifijma. j ADULT United Artists TONIGHT and FRI. at and p.m. ADULT New- Newer...' Newest- "CARRYON" Adventure! TONIGHT thru SAT, FIRST SHOW AT P.M tAST COMPLETE SHOW P.M. HIT NO. 2: IN COLOR Carry On Doctor" d vlior moved FOR FAME, FORTUNE.... AND BROKEN BONES! Slfc GEORGE SUE LYON ADULT COLLEGE TONIGHT thru SAT. HIT It NO. 2: THE RACING SCENE FIRST SHOW AT P.M. LAST COMPLETE SHOW AT P.M. ;