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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Film festival huge success POITIERS, France (neuter) A week-long festival of Cana- dian films here, now at Hie half-way stage, already is prov- ing a big success, one of Hie 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 Hie main part of the 10th Poitiers Cinema Festival, which every year spotlights the film industry of a different cound-y. The Canadian films, which Jaliia TV series director dies TORONTO (CP) Funeral services were held here for Er- nest C. Kirkpalrick, director of photography to the CBC's Jal- na television series. Mr. Kirkpatrick, 55, dieil 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 Denial Mechanic Suile 8-304 5lh Si. S. Ph. 327-7244 lelhbridga have already drawn praise from the influential newspaper Lo Monde, won high acclaim from the daily L'Aurorc. G1VKS NEW VIEW "The Canadian cinema gives us a new way of looking at man without romantic L'Aurorc film critic Guy Teis- scire said. Teissoire, who described Lcs Voitures d'Eau as a master- piece, said it was as though Ca- nadian film-makers had rein- vented Uie art of the cinema. "The overwhelming beauty of this film appeals lo the public at large and not to the dricd-up fans who belong to private cin- ema he added. "The 20 to 30 films which are being screened at Poiliers will draw the attention of a wider public lo Ibis cinema of light, intelligence and heart." L a v e i 11 c, meanwhile, esti- mated that more than. people will have attended show- Ings when Thursday. the festival closes Paper company lined 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 HAIL-12lh Si. C N. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12th at 9 p.m. Music by ihe 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 polroni. MAGGIE and FRANK at the NORTH VILLAGE RESTAURANT WESTMINSTER SHOPPING CENTRE CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER" In color. Star- ring Sidney Poilicr, Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. Wednesday. February 9. Show at p.m. Adult. IPINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "WILD ROVERS" In color. Starring William Holden, Ryan O'Neal and Karl Maiden. Wednesday, February 3. Show at p.m. Adult. TABER Tower Theatre "RETURN OF COUNT YORGA" In color. Starring Robert Quarry. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Febru- ary 0, 10 and 11. Wednesday shows at 7.00 and p.m. Ad'ult Not Suitable For Children. PHYLLIS DILLER A SEX SYMBOL? Phyllis Diller, Ihe cockling comedienne wilh unkepl hair has a 54.000 facelift and nose-job. She'll still portray a harried house- wife, but wilh a touch of ihe sex-symbol. The new Diller HOLLYWOOD (AP) Phyllis Diller, the comedienne with Hie exploding hairdo, has had a face lift And a nose job. And she's having her teeth straight- ened. But 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 licence in Quebec QUEBEC (CP) The Quebec cabinet has approved a proposal that certain chain store owners, distributors and wholesalers required by March 1 to acquire a government licence to sell eggs. The approved order-m-coun- cil, published here, said the days and hurt a lot. Why, at 54, did she do it? "I decided lo have plastic sur- gery after seeing myself on Hie Sonny and Cher she said. "I wore a dog collar neck- lace and my neck hung over it on one side like 1 had a horrible growth and (he bags under my eyes had reached the point of no reiiirn. "So I turned myself into Dr. Franklyn she said, re- ferring to her surgeon. "While at it 1 decided lo have my nose always had a dc- vis led septum that interfered with my breathing." PALM SPRINGS, Calif. CAP) Waller 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 Stale Fair. His wife, Madalynne, and a son, Richard, survive. LOS ANGELES (AP) j Rhonda Fleming and her third decision lo impose the licensing husband came out of tne regulations was taken Jan. 2fi by the Quebec Agricultural Marketing Board. The licences, valid [or a year and costing will he manda- tory for: chain store owner wilh at least four grocery stores and a distribution centre supplying them: for resale to chain stores, food retailers, government or i o u s institutions, hospitals, schools, reslauranls or to any person other than a domestic consumer; person operating a wholesale business in foodstuffs and oilier products generally re- quired by retail grocery stores md having a distribul'ion centre used for that business. A request for a permit must be submilled in writing to the board before Feb. 29. Eenoit Lavigne of Montreal, president of the board, said in an interview today that inten- tion of Ihe regulation is lo clar- ify who is markelmg eggs in the province. A spokesman for the agricul- ture department here said the decision will prevent Uie prolif- eration of "gamblers'1 who are fouling up agreements bcUvccu the board and bonafide distribu- tors which are intended to limit sale of non-Quebec produced eggs to 45 per cent. WED., FEB. 9 VIMY LOUNGE 'METROS' SAT., FEB. 12th VIMY LOUNGE 'VERA SINCLAIR' In the Centre of Things FRI., FEB. llth BEAVER ROOM 'THE EMBERS' SAT., FEB. 12fh BEAVER ROOM 'THE EMBERS' Royal Canadian Legion 4, GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS 1st AVENUE AND 9th ST. S. rcoo.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-hairc-d actress con- tends that before their marriage on March 27, 196G, Hall Bartlelt yjomised her a half-interest in all his holdings, including his in herilsnce from his father, a Kansas City grain merchant. Miss Fleming's lawyer, Mar- vin M. MHchelson, told Superior Court Judge Joseph A. Wapner that he valued Bartlctt's asset; more than S3 million, a fig- ure disputed by BarlleU's law yer. Allen E. Susinan. Court records disclosed thai the Bel Air home is in both their names and, under a prior court approved arrangement, Miss Klemrng, 46, stays in one half of [lie house will] her own gardners and maids while Eart- lett lives in the other half wilh his own house staff. A court ruling in the twin di- vorce suit is expected in a week. SEEK NEW GOALS MONTREAL (CP) J. W. G. Macdougal. executive vice-pes- ident of the CNR, says railway management should try to work wilh unions to find new ways to bargain and new things lo bar- gain about. Under present con- ditions "after months of arbilra- i lion, conciliation and confronta- I lion the union member gets less than he expected in terms of real wages and the company gets almost nothing in terms .of increased producLivity." --------Wednesday, February 9, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 7 North TV satellite plan rapped OTTAWA (CP) A SiJO-mil- lion coirjnimicaUons satellite, to >e launched this year with a c purpose of hringing live .clcvision 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 In.slilute of North America and made puhlic 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, corrjiiunily videotape projects, improved telephone communica- tions and educational television. Northern groups, such as In- dian brotherhoods, the Eskimo group Imu't Taparisal, the Com- mittee for Original People's En- tillement, already in the com- munications field, must be deeply involved in the program. The communica'tions satellite, Anik, is to be launched late Ihis year and go into operation early in 197.1. Eric ICicrans, then communi- cations minister, said wlien pil- oting the legislation through Commons that bringing live tel- evision to the northern parts ol seven provinces as well as the Yukon and Northwest Territa rich wa-; perhaps the most im- portant reason for the satellite. The study group, which in- cluded five native northerners in its 10 members, .said the mil- lions of dollars to be spent prov- iding live television in northern areas is not justified. It says Lhn main advantages claimed for live television com- pared with Uie pre-recorded Chief Dan George chosen o for title role in play VANCOUVER (CP) Chief Dan G eorge has been chosen for the title role in the Shake- speare drama King Lear, the Playhouse Theatre Company announced today. The play will open the the- atre's 1972-73 season Oct. 12. New disease aaeiit 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. Thcodor 0. Dicner, 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, which may be involved in a wide range of human diseases from cancer to heart disease, consists of a core of nucleic acid, called either DNA or UNA, surrounded by a coat of protein. Dr. Di- ener's viroid is pure, free-float- ing RNA, a prolcin ccat. Dr. Diener reported his work fo a virclogy 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 grow long and spindly and, in addition, makes Ihcir taste unpleasant. Viroids, 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 multiple sclerosis, a neurological disease. 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 j Award. Lust Oclober he was invested as a member of the Order of Canada by Gov.-Gen. Roland Michener for his con- tribution1 to the arts. In ICing Lear, he will play an aging king whose kingdom is lorn by sprite as lie seeks In divide it among liis 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 Gth century hippies. And the popular family pro- duction, Treasure Island, star- ring Graeme Campbell, will re- turn to Ihs playhouse stage next 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 i.s available through radio in all but three locations to be served by Aiuk. A CBC poll showed that delayed spurts as hac'kcy gamjs screened a week caus- ing little discontent. And the frontier package could be easily incrcased by broadcasting longer tapes. Therefore, says the report, 'tho northcm dissemination of ive TV scums to be of doubtful validity as one of the main objectives of a million satellite communications pru- jecl." The study's main rcconrmen- dalions: hinds lo help northern cuimiiuniculioii.s groups implement tbtir pro- grams. of radio and TV centres where northerner.-i can produce program material of special meaning lo nortl.'jr- ners. of a northern com- munications information ccntri; either at a university or with the Arclic Institute. It wuuM co-ordinate the work of the com- municalions proups in Hie 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 communi cat ions projects aimed at effecting social change in northern long-disLnnce tele- phone and radio rcccplion in manv northern areas. Y.W.C.A. OF LETHBRIDGE ED. FEB ef p.m. Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant GUEST SPEAKER MISS DONALDA McRAE Consulfant Y.W.C.A. of Canada TICKETS Tickets available at the door EVERYONE WELCOME Retire at 55 plan urged ihy member VICTORIA (CP) Dave Bav- relt, New Democratic Party leader, urged the British Co- lumbia government to estab- lish a program whereby people in the province could retire at 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 Mian 05. This would have the j double barrelled effect of tak- ing some persons off welfare and allowing olhers lo 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 perscms who thought they were allergic to penicillin actually showed any adverse reaction lo the drug. ''There is really a bis fear of allergic reactions in tho population because of the possi- bility of Dr. Rishon H. Slcmber lold the American Acndcmy of Allertg's annual meeting here. HIS PUBLIC Bl 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY TKURSFDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 52 NUMBERS NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS ALLOWEDI PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS ENTERTAINMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, FEB. FRIDAY, FEB. 11 "SHEM.O" SATURDAY, FEB. 12, "RAYMOND CANADIANS" Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects 7.00, "Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight" Last Complete Show 'ARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects "Straw Dogs" Last Complete. Show COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects "Ryan's Daughter" One Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA STARTS TOMORROW NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN YUL'BRYNNER-RICHARD CRENNA-LEONARD NIMOY DALIAH LAVI JO ANN PFLUG. t, SCOT m J J. GPirrilll Rjlri on NoirF bj IW1S I'UICHJR ft [1IA.1 ILOtD Dirtclrd tl SAIt KWMV [R ENDS "Ryon's Daughter" TONITE Rober, Milrhum ADULT-MOT SUITABLE CHILDREN The hilarious comedy about dis-Organized Cri NOW SHOWING cit and p.m. Ji. DUSTIN HOFFMAN "STRAW DDES NOW SHOWING at and p.m. Don't Miss... CAPITOL FURNITURE'S 326 5th STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-8578 I SPECIAL PURCHASE SALE OF ADMIRAL APPLIANCES TYNAN'S FURNITURE SHOWING FOR '7 NOW IN FULL SWING! ;