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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Film festival e success POITIERS, France (Renter) A week-long festival of Cana- dian films here, now at the half-way stage, already is prov- ing a big success, one of the or- ganizers says. "The Canadians themselves say they've never known as many people come to see their films at overseas said Marc Lavillc, French dele- gate-general to the festival. "Seven thousai.d people al- ready have attended showings, far higher than originally he added. The films, which include 25 lull-length productions, form the main part of the 10th Poitiers Cinema Festival, which every year spotlights the film industry of a different country. The Canadian films, which Jaliia TV series director dies TORONTO (CP) Funeral services were held here for Er- nest C. Kirkpatrick, director of photography fo the CBC's Jal- na television series. Mr. Kirkpatrick, 55, died Sat- urday after a three-month ill- ness. A native of Creelman, Sask., he was a cameraman in Van- couver and in Toronto before joining the CBC in 1955. He is survived by his wife, a daughter and a son. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Denlol Mechunie Suite 8-304 5th St. S. Ph. lethbridgs have already drawn praise from the influential newspaper Le Monde, won high acclaim from the daily L'Aurore. GIVES NEW VIEW "The Canadian cinema gives us a new way of looking at man without romantic L'Aurore film critic Guy Teis- seire said. Teisseire, who described Les Voitures d'Eau as a master- piece, said it was as though Ca- nadian film-makers had rein- vented the art of the cinema. "The overwhelming beauty of this film appeals to the public at large and not to the dricd-up fans who belong to private cin- ema he added. "Tlie 20 to 30 films which are being screened at Poitiers will draw the attention of a wider public to this- cinema of light, intelligence and heart." L a v e i 11 e, meanwhile, esti- mated that more than. people will have attended show- Ings when Thursday. the festival closes Paper company fined DUNCAN, B.C. (CP) Crown Zellerbach Paper Co. Ltd. was fined in pro- vincial court after pleading guilty to three counts of stream pollution at its Nitinat River logging division on Vancouver Island. Judge Lance Heard fined the company on each count under a section of the federal fisheries act. The company in- dicated today it would not ap- peal. The maximum fine which could have been levied was 000 on each count. VASA LODGE VALENTINE DANCE SCANDINAVIAN HAU-12th St. C N. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY I2fh at 9 p.m. Music by the 2 P's ADMISSION SI.50 PER PERSON MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS TEMPORARILY CLOSED! Due to the recent roof collapse we are forced to close temporarily WE WILL RE-OPEN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE We ere sorry for any inconvenience to our patrons. MAGGIE cmd FRANK at the NORTH VILLAGE RESTAURANT WESTMINSTER SHOPPING CENTRE PHYLLIS DILLER A SEX SYMBOL? Phyllis Diller, the cackling comedienne with unkept hair has a facelift and nose-job. She'll still portray a harried house- wife, but with a touch of the sex-symbol. The new Diller OTTAWA (CP) A lon communications satellite, to )e launched this year with a purpose of bringing live television to Northern areas, will do more harm than good unless present plans arc changed, says a three-year study into people's communica- tions in the Canadian North. The study, commissioned by the Arctic Institute of North America and made public Tues- day, said implementation of the proposed program with no prov- ision for northern input "can have a devastating and quite probable irreversible impact un the people of the North." The report says the real com- munications needs of norther- ners include community radio stations, regional and local programming for radio and TV, community videotape projects, improved telephone communica- tions and educational television. Northern groups, such as IH- HOLLYWOOD (AP) Phyllis Diller, the comedienne with the exploding hairdo, has had a face lift. And a nose job. And she's having her teeth straight- ened. Bui she explained Monday this new look doesn't mean she's abandoning her standard routine as the harried house- wife. "Absolutely she says. "I'll still project the same image when performing. I'm not deserting the housewife. I'll just be showing her it isn't a sin to look better." The whole works cost put her in the hospital for four His -MOVIES YOU" IIKE BEST- CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER" In color. Star- ring Sidney Poiticr, Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. Wednesday. February 9. SJiow at p.m. Adult. IPINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "WILD ROVERS" In color. Starring William Holden, Ryan O'Neal and Karl Maiden. Wednesday, February 9. Show at p.m. Adult. TABER Tower Theatre "RETURN OF COUNT YORGA" In color. Starring Robert Quarry. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Febru- ary1 9, 10 and 11. Wednesday shows at and p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. Egg licence in Quebec QUEBEC (CP) The Quebec cabinet has approved a proposal that certain chain store owners, distributors and wholesalers bs required by March 1 to acquire a government licence to sell eggs. The approved order-in-coun- :1, published here, said the decision to impose the licensing regulations was taken Jan. 2fi by the Quebec Agricultural Marketing Board. The licences, valid for a year and costing will he manda- tory for: chain store owner with at least four grocery stores and distribution centre supplying them: for resale to chain stores, food retailers, government or reli- g i o u s institutions, hospitals, schools, restaurants or to any person other than a domestic consumer; person operating a wholesale business in foodstuffs and other products generally re- quired by retail grocery stores and having a distribution centre used for that business. A request for a permit must be submitted in writing to the board before Feb. 29. Benoit Lavigne of Montreal. president of the board, said in an interview today that inten- tion of the regulation is to clar- ify who is marketing eggs in the province. A spokesman for the agricul- ture department here said the decision will prevent the prolif- eration of who are fouling up agreements between the board and bonafide distribu- tors which are intended to limit sale of non-Quebec producer! eggs to 45 per cent. days and hurt a lot. Why, at 54, did she do it? "I decided to have plastic sur- gery after seeing myself on the Sonny and Cher she said. "I wore a dog collar neck- lace and my neck hung over it on one side like I had a horrible growth and the bags under my eyes had reached the point of no return. "So I turned myself into Dr. Franklyn she said, re- ferring to her surgeon. "While at it 1 decided to have my nose always had a de- viated septum that interfered with my breathing." In the Centre of Things WED., FEB. 9fh VIMY LOUNGE 'METROS' SAT., FEB. 12th VIMY LOUNGE 'VERA SINCLAIR' FRI., FEB. llth BEAVER ROOM 'THE EMBERS' SAT., FEB. 12fh BEAVER ROOM 'THE EMBERS' Royal Canadian Legion GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS 1st AVENUE AND 9th ST. S. PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) Walter Lang, who directed more than 50 movies including The King and I and Call Me Madam, died Monday. He was 75. Spokesmen at Desert Hospital did not disclose the cause of death. His films included Cheaper hy the Dozen. There's No Business Like Show Business, Moon Over Miami, Tin Pan Alley and State Fair. His wife, Madalynne, and a son, Richard, survive. LOS ANGELES (AP) Rhonda Fleming and her third husband came out of tne rooo.OOO home they share in sub- urban Bel Air Monday and drove in separate cars to testify at court hearings in which each is seeking a divorce. The red-haired actress con- tends that before their marriage on March 27, 1960, Hall Bartlett pomised her a half-interest in all his holdings, including his in- heritance from Ms father, a Kansas City grain merchant. Miss Fleming's lawyer, Mar- vin M. Mitchelson, told Superior Court Judge Joseph A. Wapner that he valued Bartlett's assets more than million, a fig- ure disputed by Bartlett's law- yer. Allen E. Susman. Court records disclosed that the Bel Air home is in both their names and, under a prior court approved arrangement, Miss Fleming, 46, stays in one half of the house with her own gardners and maids while Bart- lett lives in the other half with his own house staff. A court ruling in the twin di- vorce suit is expected in week. SEEK NEW C.OALS MONTREAL (CP) J. W. G. Macdougal. executive vice-pes- ident of the CN'R, says railway management should try to work with unions to find new ways to bargain and new things to bar- gain about. Under present con- ditions "after months of arbitra- i tion, conciliation and confronta- I tion the union member gets less than he expected in terms of real wages and the company gets almost nothing in terms .of increased productivity." ---------Wednescfciy, February 9, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAtD 7 North. TV satellite plan rapped dian brolhei-hoods, the Eskimo gj-oup limit Taparisal, the Com- mittee lor Original People's En- titlement, already in the com- munications field, must be deeply involved in the program. The communications satellite, Anik, is to be launched late this year and go into operation early in 1973. Eric ICierans, then communi- cations minister, said when pil- oting the legislation through the Commons that bringing live tel- evision to the northern parts of seven provinces as well as the Yukon and Northwest Territo- rich perhaps the most im- portant reason for the satellite. The study group, which In- cluded five native northerners in its JO members, said the mil- lions of dollars to be spent prov- iding live television in northern areas is not justified. It says the main advantages claimed for live television com- pared with the pre-recorded Chief Dim George chosen for title role in play VANCOUVER (CP) Chief Dan George has been chosen for the title role in the Shake- speare drama King Lear, the Playhouse Theatre Company announced today. Chief Dan George, 73, from Burrard Indian Reserve north of Vancouver is best known for his supporting role in the film Little Big Man. for which he was nominated for an Academy The play will open the the- j Award. Last October he was atre's 1972-73 season Oct. 12. invested as a member of the 1----------------------------------------' Order of Canada by Gov.-Gen. Roland Michsner for his con- tribution to the arts. In King Lear, he will play an aging king whose kingdom is torn by strife as he seeks to divide it among his daughters. The role is considered one of Shakespeare's most difficult. The theatre company also an- nounced it has scheduled a new play by Vancouver's Eric Ni- col, Pillar Of Sand, a satire about 6th century hippies. And the popular family pro- New disease agent found NEW YORK (AP) A plant virologist for the agriculture de- partment reported here that he has found a new infectious agent in addition to viruses and bacteria. Dr. Theodor 0. Diener, has named the new agent a "vi- rcid." Diener said the new agent, which he described as a "novel type of pathogen" or disease- causing agent, is about 80 times smaller than the smallest known virus. Conventional viruses, may be involved in a wide j range of human diseases from cancer to heart disease, consists of a core of nucleic acid, called duction, Treasure Island, star- ring Graeme Campbell, will re- turn to the playhouse stage next Christmas. Retire at 55 plan urged Frontier Coverage Package now available in many of the com- munities are daily news, live sports shows and longer pro- gram hours. It points out that daily news now is available through radio in all but three locations to fie served by Anik. A CBC poll showed that delayed sports as hockey games screened a week caus- ing little discontent. And the frontier package could be easily increased by broadcasting longer tapes. Therefore, says the report, 'the northern dissemination of live TV seems to be of doubtful validity as one of the main objectives of a S90 million satellite communications pro- ject." The study's main recommen- dations: funds to help northern communications groups implement their pro- grams. of radio and TV centres where northerner.-: can produce program material of special meaning to nortl.-jr- ners. of a northern com- munications information centre either at a university or with the Arctic Institute. It would co-ordinate the work of the com- munications groups in the North, be a central .source of In- formation and train northerners in effective use of the media to achieve social advancement. to assist north- erners in designing practical communications projects aimed at effecting social change in northern communities. long-distance tele- phone and radio reception in manv northern areas. Y.W.C.A. OF LETHBRIDGE WED. FEB 16th at p.m. Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant GUEST SPEAKER MISS DONALDA McRAE Consultant Y.W.C.A. of Canada TICKETS Tickets available at the door EVERYONE WELCOME either DNA or RNA, surrounded by a coat of protein. Dr. Di- ener's viroid is pure, free-float- ing UNA, without a protein coat. Dr. Diener reported his work to a virology symposium here. He said in an interview that ho has "partially isolated the agent" and has determined its existence through complex tests. The agent causes a plant dis- ease known as potato spindle tuber disease, which causes po- tatoes to growr long and spindly and, in addition, makes their taste unpleasant. Vii'oids, Deiner said, could conceivably be the agents re- sponsible for human diseases previously believed to be caused by viruses, but from which sci- entists have been unable to iso- late a virus. One of these diseases, he said, could be multiple sclerosis, a neurologieal disease. VICTORIA (CP) Dave Bar- rett, New Democratic Party leader, urged the British Co- lumbia government to estab- lish a program whereby people in the province could retire nt the age of 55. He told the legislature the province should set up its own pension plan, allowing B.C. residents to retire at 55 rather than C5. This would have the double barrelled effect of tak- ing some persons off welfare and allowing others to retire when they could still enjoy "their golden years." Fears unfounded SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A New York medical researcher says a study he worked. on showed that only 15 per cent of persons who thought they were allergic to penicillin actually j showed any adverse reaction to j the drug. "There is really a big fear of allergic reactions in the population because of the possi- bility of Dr. Rishon H. Stomber told the American Acndemy of Allertg's annual meeting here. 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 52 NUMBERS NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS ALLOWED! PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS ENTERTAINMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, FEB. 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