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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta _._ Wednesday, December JJ, 1971 THE lETHBfilDGE HFRAID 7 I swan is dead after being shot illegally Whistling CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) A whistling swan involved in a Canada-United Slates research project is dead after being sliot illegally this month. The dead bird was picked up in Shoal Creek here and turned over to officials at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge near Taylor's Island. The rifleman who shot the swan faces a fine and six months imprison- ment U caught and convicted, said William II. Julian, Black water manager. It is illegal to kill the Lswans in Maryland, the state with the largest winter population of the birds. The bird wjll be mounted and displayed at Eastern Neck Na- tional Wildlife Refuge near Rock Hall, Julian said. The bird was banded Aug. 10, 1970, with the number D-893 at Mackenzie Delta in the North- west Territories, a Johns Hop- kins University computer prin- tout shows. The university in Baltimore is co-operating in a long-range study of whistling swan migration patterns. The bird, with its red plastic neck band, was reported spotted three times on the Chopfank River this year. Survey information indicates a female swan was tagged the same day in the N.W.T. and was sighted -at identical times mlh D-893 on the Choplank, in- dicating the dead bird was one of a meted pair, Julian said. The swan project was started in 1902 when air airliner collided with a flock of the birds ovei Maryland. NIGHTLY ENTERTAINMENT VERA SINCLAIR at the HAMMOND ORGAN Will be playing in our Dining Room, nightly throughout ths Holiday Season. The. Music llox Story of a musical magician HM.r OWN HOMKS i Abuul one-half of all dwellings in Britain arc mvr.wl Uicir OCeilpitTS. CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "UNMAN. WITTERING AND ZIGO" In color. Starring James Mitchum. Wednesday, December 22. Show at p.m. Adult. Not Suitable for Children. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "TOO LATE THE HERO" In color. Starring Henry Fonda and Cliff Robertson. Wednesday. December 22. Show at 7 MO p.m. Adult Not Suitable for Children. Pick up your 'Theatre Gift Books' for Christmas. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "ZACHARIAH" In Metrocolor. Starring John Rubin- stein and Pat Quinn Wednesday, December 22. Show at p.m. Adult Not Suitable for Children. TABER Tower Theatre "CREATURE THE WORLD FORGOT" In color. Star- ring Julie Edy and Tom Banner. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. December 22, 23 and 24. Wednesday show at and p.m. Adult. DISXEY DIES liny 0. Disney, chairm a n of the board and chief executive of- ficer of Malt Disnry Pro- ilnctiuns died in liurhank, Calif. He was 78. Walt and Koy Disney founded a small animation studio in 11123 that grew into a worldwide enter- tainment corporation. Hoy became the head of the com- pany after the death of Walt Disney in December, MIC1IAKI. BENNETT (iinoiliiin I'n'ss Staff IVriu-r What do you do for an en- torc cftef iiiligo Starr, play- ing a character named Larry the Dwarf, is nonchalantly onto the set of a de- praved quiz show carrying a smoking Aladdin's lamp, lo the fading echo of a semi- fraudulent, direct-from-Holly- wocd overture as performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra? If you're Frank Zappa, mas- ter of satire rock, you finish the opening scene of your movie 200 Motels and carry on, because, as Larry says: 'Touring can make you crazy." self-indulgent I'm not afraid to laugh at myself and the Madison Ave- nue-created culture you think I'm a part of" the only word lo describe what happens in the next 05 min- utes. Zappa has transposed the genius of his Mothers of In- vention lo the screen, utilizing the natural enmedy talents of two former singers of puberty rock 'n' roll, Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan, plus a few of the alumni from his early freaky group. Captain Glasspack and the Magic Muf- flers. Zappa's surrealist sense of reality is hilarious. Theodore Bikel. a consummate enter- tainer, is perfect as DEVC Ille- quiz show announcer and Ranee Muhammitz. the Moth- ers' devil-agent who makes them sign for drive-in ham- burgers in blood. Tlie song titles really ex- plain the story, if there is one. Numbers like This Town is a Sealed Tuna Sandwich, Half a Dozen Provocative S q u a t s. I'm Stealing the Towels and Dental Hygiene Dilemma. Zappa touches all the situa- tions imaginable doing one- night stands from motel lo motel wilh a band: the girl in the black vinyl suit who writes for an imaginary rock 'n' roll paper in San Fran- cisco Centerville, U.S.A., "a and. of course, the groupie the frmvsy chirk who brings a liltlc companionship lo the life of a lonely musician. 'But even the groupie scenes, which, along with what the censors consider ''coarse earned the movie an 11 lor restricted rating, arc handled with bi- humor. USES COLONS To all this, Zappa has added some of Hie most daring film techniques ever seen on the colors blurring inlo dissolves, matte shots and superimposilions. Jimmy Carl Black, one of the Old" Mothers, as the red- neck lonesome cowboy Hurt, and Don Preston playing a re- tempi to sell CBS television on a rnvi; opera cnlilled 1 Was a Teen-age Malt Shop, is fill- ing theatres with the absurd. DIETRICH DENTURE CtlNIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Drnlal Mechanic National Store Bldg. Ph. U'lhbridgt C1SCO OeilLt-l Vint, ti i mill uuii j H.'MUII a real nice place to raise your j tired musician who ends up kids the Redneck Eats I drinking "vile, phoney liq- I Irish terrorists step up attacks BELFAST i AP i A vio'.en! j ploded in a cycle shop in down- cxplosion ripped llironrh a I town Belfast after being planted Bride widowed after 12 hours LOS ANGELES (AP) A teen-aged bride became a wi- dow 12 hours after her wedding when her- husband was shn! here during an argument with the best man, police said. Michael Rogers and his bride. Donna, both 18, were married Sunday in Las Vegas, Nov. Police said Rogers and Paul Wolkoff, 18, his attendant at the ceremony, got into a fight in the apartment the two formerly shared. Rogers was killed by a shotgun blast. Police booked Wolkoff for in- vestigation of murder. uids" in his chemistry lab be- he couldn't play the bines or record a hit single, are as outrageous on film as ibry were nn stage. L'nitcd Artists was under- slandably wary of 200 Motels its price tag and cau'iiou.sly opened it in four markets in the States. The response was overwhelm- ing. Zf.pp.-i. a musical magician v.-ho failed in an earlier at- THURSDAY NIGHT ONLY (THIS WEEK) from 8 p.m. to 12 Midnight FEATURING "THE LINEMEN" AT THE DALLAS TAVERN 312 5th STREET SOUTH FULLY LICENSED VASA LODGE NEW YEAR'S DANCE FRIDAY, DEC. p.m. SCANDANAVIAN HALL Admission S10.00 Per Couple Lunch included Members and Invited Guests! [fast tavern" today killing its owner as terrorists inlc'is a prc-Christmas wave of bomb- ings in the Northern Ireland capital. The blast wrecked Lavery's Bar in the predominently-Prot- estant Lisbura Road. Troops and civilians Lore at tons of nibble with their bare hands to pull clear the body of 53-year-old Jack Lavery. A 20-pouni! gelignite bomb ex- May We Suggest That You iiVE YOUR I for Dinner at the THE GRILL ROOM for Christmas Day and New Years' Day SPECIAL FAMILY RATES FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE PHONE 327-3191 going taljappcntvyott by gunmen. "Lavery's killing brought to 204 the death toll in Northern Ire- land since August, 1969. This year alone, there have been 171 deaths. KILL BRIDE-TO-BE The explosion followed a fury of bombings across Belfast Tuesday by guerrillas wbr> shot dead a young bride-to-be and se- verely wounded a British soldier who was still fighting for his life in hosnit.a.1 today. i add IRISH Terrorists global Doctors operated on private Francis Gillan, 19, a Roman CBtholic. after he was shot in the abdomen and thigh while on patrol in Belfast. He was re- ported in critical condition. Other gunmen firing at troops missed them but hit Margaret McCorry, 20, also a Catholic, as she passed a Belfast bouse where they were holding a fam- ily at gunpoint. Miss McCorry, shot through the bead, died on the pavement of a darkened street in the Ar- doyne district, clutching a food parcel she bad been taking to her nearby home. She was to be wed soon. The guerrillas, armed with 8 machine-gun and rifle, had forced their way into the house to lay in ambush for an arnry truck, police said. HOUSE of BOOKS Ltd. Tonite and Thurs. at and p.m. Try the "Bunny O' Hare' Pension Plan It'll Kill JACK CASSIDY-JOAhl DELANEY-JAY ROBINSON 319 8th ST. S. PHONE 328-5888 WILL BE CLOSED Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 27 and 28 1 ii THEATRE POPULAR There are about 140 profes- sional theatres in full-time use in Britain. LKS PUBUC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 3 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 55 NUMBERS BONUS JACKPOT IN 50 NUMBERS 2 Turkey Blngos every Thursday until New Yearj NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS AUOWEDI PUBflC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS ENTERTAINMENT' for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, DEC. 23rd-VAGABONDS THE CLUBROOMS WILL CLOSE 6 P.M. CHRISTMAS EVE This -Christmas give, Books of FAMOUS PLAYERS THEATRE TICKETS Packaged in the handy gift cartoMHe_ FAMOUS THEATRES Also Available At EATON'S MAIN OFFICE-2nd Floor TORONTO-DOMINION BANK-Colleg ond Moll Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects: "Bunny Last complete show: PARAMOUNT CINEMA "Goodbye Gemini'' Last complete show: COLI.EGK CINEMA "The Deserlcr" Last complete show 6? ft i A TRADITION FOR CHRISTMAS ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL PRESENTS A Christmas Pantomine "OLD KING COLE" Directed by Murial Jolliffe Yates Memorial Centre SUNDAY, DEC. 26th and p.m. MONDAY, DEC. 27th and p.m. TUESDAY, DEC. 28th p.m. TICKETS AT LEISTERS Adults g.QO All Students 1.QQ CINEMA Bid ST 327-6100 TONITE thru FRIDAY FIRST SHOW 7 P.M. Starring John Rubinstein, Pat Quinn, Don Johnson, co-starring Country Joe and the Fish, The James Gong, Doug Kershaw, The New York Rock Ensemble, White lightnX, William Chcdlee as the 'Old Man' and introducing Elvin Jones as Cain.' SECOND FEATURE A JOSEF SHAFTEL PRODUCTION IH RESTRICTED ADULT TONIGHT AT P.M. CFCN-TV CHANNEL 13 I aj roll "ORAL PHI MN1V A w.iokly h.ill Imm AVAILABLE AT BOOK STORES JANUARY 1 ORAL ROBERTS AUTOBIOGRAPHY, THE CALL In the Centre of Things JOY AT CHRISTMAS scripture, song and prayer, the true spirit of Christendom's most joyous day lives anew, as we once again celebrate Christmas, That the radiant joy of the season. may be yours in fullest measure is our sincere wista ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION GENERAL STEWART BRANCH FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS 1st AVE. AND 9th ST. S. IGNITE end TKURS. FIRST SHOW 7 P.M. A savago renegade and the chosen few They followed him Into hell just (or I ha chance lo kill himl ADULT a "BORSAUNO" ;