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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta star is blind in one eye HOLLYWOOD (AP) Ac- tress Duncan now is per- manently blind in her left eye, but Hie last person to feel sorry 77 7 about it is Sandy Duncan. "It's no big deal, says the television star. "It doesn't affect anything." Miss Duncan underwent a 10- hour operation Nov. 1 at the University of California Medical Centre in Los Angeles to re- move a benign tumor from be- hind her left eye. Because the surgery was through the top of (her head there are no visible scars. Both large, beautiful eyes move normally. Is the sight really gone permanently from the left one? "Yes, it she said matter- of-factly. "They say, well nothing's im- possible, but there's no medical wws MO vies you LIKE BEST CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "TOKLAT" In color. Featuring Leon Ames and Saga of the Gri7.zly Bear. Wednesday, February 2nd only. Shows at and p.m. Family. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE HORSEMEN" In color. Starring Omar Sharif, Leigh Taylor-Young and Jack Palance. Wednesday, Feb- ruary 2. Show at p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Child- ren. Plugged chimney blamed for boy's death HARDISTY (CP) Brant Loring Johnston, 11, was killed bv what police believe was as- phyxiation caused by a plugged chimney. He was found by police in his home, 85 miles southeast of Edmonton, after neighbors re- ported no signs of activity in the residence. The boys' mother, Velleda Johnston, 49, was in serious condition in hospital. the Centre of Things FEB. 2nd VIMY LOUNGE 'MOOMGLOWS' SAT., FEB. 5th VIMY LOUNGE 'SUNSET 4' FEB. 4th BEAVER ROOM 'THE METROS' SAT., FEB. 5th BEAVER ROOM 'VERA SINCLAIR' Canadian Legion GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS 1st AVENUE AND 9th ST. S. proof or reason why it should return." The optic nerve, she explains, was affected. For one so 2G the loss a terrific, blow? "Not really, to be honest." At her hillside home, CBS's Funny Face star is radiant, full of life and enthusiasm. Miss Duncan received Tony Award nominations for her roles in the Broadway productions of The Boy Friend and Canterbury Tales. TV commercials helped bring her two movies. The Million- Dollar Duck and Star-Spangled Girl, and the weekly TV series she resumes filming in May or June. Thirteen segments were run before it cut short in December by her illness. SANDY DUNCAN nno big deal Pat's for Tea WASHINGTON fAP) Co- median Pat Paulsen is an honest-to-goodness candidate for the presidency, says the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC announced here 8150 pensions VANCOUVER (CP) A new- ly formed group called Action Now for Pensioners plans to launch a national drive to get commitments from federal po- litical parties to a new pension policy. Vincent Yates, chairman of the group, said the group wants pensions of S150 a month, in line with a policy resolution of the national pensioners and sen- ior citizens associations of Can- ada. TWO AIRMEN KILLED UDINE, Italy (Reuter) A U.S. Air Force Phantom jet crashed into a hill Tuesday shortly after taking off from the nearby Aviano airbase, killing both the pilot and the navigator, police said. AHGLO DISTRIBUTORS INVITE YOU TO THEIR 3RD ANNUAL GIANT WINTER THURSDAY and FRIDAY Feb. 3 and 4 -1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Daily Yates Memorial Centre This is your opportunity to see and hear the largest selection of stereo equipment ever assembled in Southern Alberta. Factory representatives from several leading stereo component manufacturers will be on hand to explain and demonstrate component stereo. FREE COFFEE AND ROOT BEER COURTESY OF IETHBRIDGE ASW SEE and HEAR! The fabulous sound of stereo plus all Itie very latest developments in this fast- growing field of entertain- merit systems. QUADRASONICS 4-CHANNEL STEREO SEE SUCH NAMES AS: Sony Pioneer 0 Panasonic Dynaco that it considers Paulsen a bona fide candidate for the Republican presidential nomi- nation because he has entered the New Hampshire primary election. Walt Disney productions Inc. asked for an FCC ruling because Paulsen is scheduled to appear in an episode of a new Disney television series called The Mouse Factory. The Disney firm wondered whether the FCC's equal-time rule would apply to Paulson and his tongue-in-check candi- dacy, thus obligating stations airing the show to provide equal time to other presiden- tial candidates. The FCC said the regulation would apply and that stations would be obligated to provide equal time to candidates de- manding it. Paulsen should be consi- dered a national candidate be- cause he "has qualified to be on the ballot (in New Hamp- shire) and is apparently ac- tively the FCC said. PAT PAULSEN candidate New deadline for network OTTAWA (CP) The Cana- dian Radio Television Commis- sion has given the CTV Televi- sion Network Ltd. more time to present plans on network reor- ganization. The CRTC announced here that the new deadline for sub- milting plans is the end of February. The commission ordered the network in November to pre- pare a plan by Jan. 31 which would ensure that CTV fulfills Canad i a n programming and other CRTC requirements. Murray Chercoyer, CTV pres- ident, has publicly told the CRTC on several occasions that the network is financially hard- pressed to extend service to new areas in Canada while in- creasing Canadian content in programming. The CRTC and the network have both carried out studies of the CTV's financial posilion. Neither body has made public the findings of these studies but it is understood that the way the network is organized is one of the major reasons for CTV's dif- ficulties. The network is organized along co-operative lines with member stations having a share in ownership. SOVIET TEACHER HELD MOSCOW (Reuter) Soviet security police have arrested a sociology teacher and ques- tioned about 10 other persons in the Lithuanian capital of Vil- nius as part of an apparent na- tionw i d e campaign against suspected dissidents, usually reliable, sources said Monday night. Vaclav Sevruk, sociolo- gy teacher at a Vilnius Insti- tute, was arrested on Jan. 14 but word had only just reached Moscow, the sources said. Wednesday, February 2, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Oil-bearing reservoir struck EDMONTON ori- ginal discovery well of Impe- rial Oil Ltd. at Atkinson Point in J970 struck an "encouraging and .significant oil-hearing res- exploration manager R. 0. Grieve of the company's northern district said here. The well, near the Arctic coast, hit a gross reservoir in- terval of 233 feet with the top 1.'19 fee! bearing oi! and with feet of the oil zone having porosity. Mr. Grieve's comments to the Edmonton Geological So- ciety were the first release of technical information on the well. G over n rn e n I regulations allow drilling data to he kep! confidential for two years after well completion. The oil has a of degree, a low f.-iilphur con'ent and a point of minus 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "Straw Dogs" Last Complete PARAMOUNT CINEMA "Brother John" "Elliot Boy" Last Complete COLLEGE CINEMA "Say Hello To Yesterday" Last Complete DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic Suite 8-304 5th St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Lelhbridgt PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 51 NUMBERS NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS ALLOWED! PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS ENTERTAINMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, FEB. 3-METROS FRIDAY, FEB. 4-VAGABONDS SATURDAY, FEB. 5-4 HITS AND A MISS ARCHERY INSTRUCTION PROGRAM CO-SPONSORED BY THE COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE AND THE LETHBRIDGE ARCHERY CLUB This program is open to anyone in Lethbridge and Southern Alberta interested in learning the bcsic fun- damentals of archery. WHERE? Lethbridge Civic Sports Centre Gym Nc. 2 WHEN? Thursday evenings from p.m. com- mencing February 3rd, 1972 REGISTRATION: Registrations will be accepted the night of the first class, Thursday, February 3rd, 1972 commencing at p.m. in Gym No. 2 of tho Civic Sports Centre For further information and telephone registrations please contact Mrs. Marie Popson at 327-8266 in Lethbridge. II THE EL RAMCHO CABARET Presents the Gene Reg Dlouhy fed THIS THURSDAY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY Thursday night is "LADIES' NIGHT" all ladies will be admitted FREE and THURS. ______________________First Show ADULT NOT SUITABLE at 7 p.m. FOR CHILDREN UllierE have you DEEH, Brother John...and what are you doing here now? mmmwm SECOND FEATURE THE STEEL TRAP HELD THEM I -7 C1HFPRO PRODUCTIONS pre COLLEGE Tonife and Thurs. First Show at 7 p.m. There are moments when everyone isjhejsame age, Jean Simmons finds her youngest romeo, Leonard ADULT- Not Suilable For Children Say Kelloi to Yesterday SECOND FEATURE Joson Robords i Katharine Ross 'r NOW SHOWING at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT A FILM OF STARTLING SUSPENSE AND INVOLVEMENT! ABC PICTURES CORP presents DUSTINi HDFFMAiy inSAMPECKINPAHS _ STRAW DCO- flnWlMFINICKProdiielM 6 WEEK TRIAL COURSES for ACCORDION GUITAR DRUMS ONLY INSTRUMENT SUPPLIED FOR HOME PRACTICE ___________NO REGISTRATION OR ENROLLMENT FEES PRUEGGER'S ACCORDION COLLEGE LTD. 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