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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Britain's proudest railway station cleaner gets posted LONDON (AP) Yahya Bahari, who became a hero as Britain's proudest railway station cleaner when he chased a litter-dropping pas- senger with a sickle, won his freedom Friday from exile to one of London's grubbiest sta- tions. But he lost out to his wife, who didn't want him to return to the little countryside sta- tion that he kept the cleanest on the line. She feared he would spend too much time YOUR PHILIPS' DEALER WITH SERVICE RADIO and TV 302 13th St. N. ing the platforms clean and growing his decorative pot plants at the he would shuffle her and their eight children on to a sideline. The case, which has hogged newspaper headlines for Musical groups get grants EDMONTON (CP) The Calgary Philharmonic Society and the Edmonton Symphony Society have been granted 000 apiece by the provincial government for their general programs, rural orchestra tours and school concert pro- grams. LABOR CLUB Corner 2nd Ave. and 13th Street North Weekend Entertainment IN THE CLUBROOMS TONITE, SAT, FEB. 13 "THE GOLD DOTS" 4 Members and Invited Guests! SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE OUT-OF-TOWNERS" In color. Starring Jack Lemmon and Sandy Dennis. Saturday, February 13. Shows at and p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "WHICH WAY TO THE color. Starring Jerry Lewis. Saturday, February 13. Shows at and p.m. Family. PICTURE BUTTE-Cinema Theatre Walt Disney's "101 Technicolor. Disney full length animated cartoon feature Saturday and Sun- day, February 13 and 14. Shows each night at p.m. Family. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE ODD color. Starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Saturday, February 13. Shows at and p.m. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "BEN color. Starring Charlton Heston and Jack show at p.m. One show only. Family, winner of 11 Academy Awards. Saturday, February 13 Hawkins. The world's most honored motion picture Get more out of life Take the family to a movie weeks, ended in compromise. A railway appeal board called to hear Malayan-born Bahari's plea for release from grimy Blackfriars in down- town London agreed to move him. But Bahari, 42, withdrew his request to return to buc- olic Beckenham Hill, whose tidy commuter customei-s got up petitions demanding his reinstatement. GETS NEW STATION Bahari, 42, was sent instead a few miles downline to Herne Hill, a slightly smaller station "but nice and airy and out in the as British Rail ex- plained. Bahari entered British rail- way history when he waved his sickle at a man who dropped a cigarette pack on his spotless platform at Beck- enham Hill. He was charged in court with poscessing an offensive sickle. The judge found him guilty, but let him off on a year's probation when he heardr of -Bahari's exem- plary work. Out of liis wages he paid for potted plants to brighten the station concourse, drew up his own schedule for trains which was "easier to read" than the official one, raised money for charity, polished and swept anc! kept a cheerful fire going in the waiting room. Unemployment Satvrdoy, F.bruary 11, THI UTHBRIDGE HERAID 7 Gelderfs goal: everyone at play JANITOR SHIP MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet Mop has developed a small 'janitor" ship to clean oil from polluted coastal waters, the offi- aai news agency Tass reported Friday. The hyo-marj craft em- ploys two large metal shields to collect four tons of oil an hour pumps the collected oi hrough a hose to the shore Tass said large-scale production of the ships has been started at shipyards. OTTAWA (CP) James axer. Waffle candidate in the ew Democratic Party Lead- ship campaign, has espoused e theory, saying anada and Quebec should e a 1 with one another as xjuals. Mr. Laser told a news con- rence the alternatives, are he "rigid federalism" of Prime mister Trudeau or a complete racture that will leave bad eelings. It should instead be recog- zed that Quebec has been ominated by the rest of Can- NIGHT CALL 327-2224 327-3838 327-4440 UNITED CABS Gerald Collini Lynn Tennant Mike Henry Welbrock ORAL ROBERTS' WLENWEJ SPECIAL in color .r wm SPECIAL WEST STARS VJMME RODGERS VSARAH VAUGHAN VCOLEHVGRAY tatfconuct ruutin RICHARD PAW ROBERTS ltd tt. WORLD ACTION SINafRS (to Rilph Cimidtlll Orchtslrt TOMORROW EVENING AT P.M. CFCN-13 WATCH ran "ORAL nOBEKJS PUCSCNTS" HALF-HOUR CVCRY WFCK IN COLOR. Machine dealers ;ye Alberta n merger plan KEGfflA (CP) The Sask- tchewan Implement Dealers Association has approved a re- olution calling for amalgama- lon with the Manitoba imple- ment dealers. In a related resolution, the group's annual meeting movec o engage in discussions with lie Alberta dealers with a view o forming a prairie associa UNEMPLOYMENT SOARS Unemployment was up sharply a. Dominion Bureau of Statistics and manpower department reports, w.th Snt.sh Columb.a QuTbec and Atlantic leading the way. Unemployment in the three regions Dumped almost two per cent of their labor force. Graph shows unemployment rates for Canada d the five regions for January, December 1970 and January 1971._____________ 2-nations idea espoused ada. Then constitutional nego- tiations should proceed on a basis of equality. In a statement, Mr. Laser, a Queen's University teacher, added: "Quebec is clearly not a rovince like the others. It will ever go along with proposals or a greater role for the fed- ral government in planning he economy. And yet that is is needed if Canada is to vereome regional underdevel- pment, unemployment and American economic control." Present federalism is "a per- ect arrangement for the con- mied domination of English Canada and Quebec by the Jnited States, and the present overnment wants to keep it lat way." Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Saturday Special Matinee "Tom Thumb" One Complete Show Short Subjects "Lovers Other Strangers" Last Complete Show Sunday Short Subjects "Lovers Other Strangers" One Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Saturday Short Subjects "Love Story" Last Complete Show Sunday Short Subjects "Love Story" One Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Saturday Special Matinee "Tom Thumb" Last Complete Show Short Subjects "Mash" Last Complete Show Sunday Matinee "Tom Thumb" One Complete Show Short Subjects "Mash" One Complete Shjw Restoring Canadian owner- ship would be a long-term problem but Mr. Laxer was confident it is possible because other countries are moving in the same direction. He men- tioned Chile, which elected c Marxist government last year, Asked whether he thought Ca radians would emulate Chile he replied: "We will have a democratic socialist government within the next 15 years, or Canadian sovereignty will have ceased t( exist." He denied suggestions tha the Waffle is pro-separatis and said he hasn't had any dis cussions with the Parti Que- becois. The Waffle simply es poused an alliance with Que- bec socialists. COALDALE (HNS) "One of the main goals of tiie Leth- bridge County southern re- gional recreation board and its director is to work itself out of a job by involving people in I ieir D. j Idert, recreation director, jd recently. The recreation board does t wish to abdicate any of duties or responsibilities or ve someone else do its job. It erely believes the conUnua- on of programs by groups of aeople does several good ings. It gives people a say in their irn affairs, it strengthens the mmunity and permits the oard to get on with its job. Examples of programs insti- led by the board were cited y Mr. Geldert. These included Arts and Crafts, Coal- ale Badminton Club and Coal- ale Fish and Game Assotia- on. They now operate on ieir own. FREE UNIVERSITY Spring 1971 Discussion THEME: Higher Education, Myth, Reality and Hope 1. February 23 WHAT PEOPLE EXPECT IN HIGHER EDUCATION c- MOWERS, Leth. Herald 2 March 2 STUDENT'S BELIEF IN HIGHER EDUCATION R. CONRAD, U. of L. Pol. Sc. 3. March 9 LIBERAL ARTS AND THE UNIVERSITY _ P. HUNT, Colh. Central High 4. March 16 MEANING OF GRADE IN HIGHER EDUCATION H- WEAVER, U. of L Soc. 5. Morch 23 WHAT A UNIVERSITY COULD DO E. FLETCHER, I.D.S. 6. March 30 HOPE IN HIGHER EDUCATION W. A. S. SMITH, U. of I. Pres. at LECTURE THEATRE SCIENCE BUILDING, U of L p.m. to p.m. Every Tuesday MODERATOR, A. Harper, Agriculture Research Station OPEN TO THE PUBLIC LABOR CLUB Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. WEEKLY BINGO EVERT MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 53 Game No. 1.................. 50 10th Game Jackpot in 55 Nos. 11 Games Prize Money....... 20 Alt GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBIED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card All Wood Cards Sfjg Each Children Under 16 Not Allowed Bingo will qlso be played in the club room for members and their invited guests Music Friday and Saturday Banquet facilities Make Dining Out at The El Rancho A Habit For Sure Enjoyment! SUNDAY BRUNCH Sunday Family Buffet SERVED 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. Choice of iuice-Hot cakes, Horn, Sausages or Bocon and Beverage. Children Under 12 Qflrf 3UP Adult. 1 I Served in the Dining Room 4 to 8 p.m. FEATURING: Prime Ribs of Alberta Beef, Famous Hot Dishes, Jellied Salads, Rel- ishes and many other tasty treats to delight your palate. DURING THE WEEK ENJOY OUR DELICIOUS LUNCHEON BUFFET SERVED 12 TO 2 P.M. EVERY WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FEATURING: Our famous Smorgasbord ONLY MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE PHONE 327-5701 Programs iiku mo- bile races, fishing derbies and fly-tying courses formerly or- ganized and operated by the board, are now sponsored by the local fish and game as- sociation. This, according to the philosophy of the board and its director, is how com- munity recreation ought to ba man.-.ged. SEEK ASYLUM CANBERRA (Reuter) Two Soviet officers who have been missing in Australia for a week from a Sonet freighter have ap- plied to stay in Australia, it was announced Friday. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 "MUSIC FOR YOUR DANCING AND LISTENING PLEASURE" Booking Available Fon CABARETS WEDDINGS PARTIES Four of lethbridge'i Top Musician! Playing All Typei of Music THE JACKS Contact Bill Helbert 327-4979 Day. S27-8029 Evenlngt ELKS PUBLIC BINGO EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES TWO JACKPOTS 51 NOS. AND 56 N.OS. PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS MEMBERS AND GUESTS IN CANTEEN 1251 3rd South___________ ENTERTAINMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS TONIGHT SATURDAY'S DANCE METROS HELD OVER PARAMOUNT AVE 8tr> ST 327 5 SHOWING TONIGHT THRU TUES. NOW IN ITS.8th and FINAL WEEK AfiMacBrawByasO'lleal The Tear's SUNDAY ONE SHOW ONLY AT p.m. MRAMOUOT NOW SHOWING SHOWING SUNDAY AT p.m. ONLY "This is the kind of movie a reviewer RESTRICTED should pay tfl ADULT New York Post I0MERI nRADGStf COLOR STARRING CIS YOUNG HARRY GUARDING ANNE JACKSON MARIAN HAIIEY v NOW SHOWING TODAY thru Wed. RESTRICTED ADULT "'MWH'iswhat the new freedom of the screen is all about." -Richard Schickel, Lilt MASH An Ingo Premier Production Color bf'DE LUXE' SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. ONLY ;