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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Abolition of jails seen KINGSTON, Onl. (Cl5) _ Tlie time may have come "when we should give serious considera- tion to the feasibility of the complete abolition o[ peniten- tiaries and punitive institutions as we know criminal lawyer Ailhur Maloney says. "For loo long picas [or re- form by both the legal profes- sion and others have been met by public apathy and indiffer- the Toronto lawyer told a legal symposium at Queen's University. "However, if the administra- tion ot criminal justice is to have a human [ace, the time for penal reform is now." He said penal reform cm- braces more than improve- ments in the standard of living and in the disciplinary mea- sures applicable to the prison population of federal penilen- liaries, provincial reformatories and jails. "Penal reform is accom- plished not onlyby improve- ments in these areas hut by re- duclion in and control over the size of. the population in these institutions." SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES Calgary group pulls upsel Performers of the year CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre Walt Disney's "THE BAREFOOT EXECUTIVE" In Starring Kurt Russell, Joe Flyim and Wally Friday and Saturday, February 10 and 19 I'riday .shows at and p.m. Matinee Saturday at p.m. Family. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "THE HORSEMEN" _ In color. Starring Omar Sharif Leigh Taylor-Young and Jack Palance Friday and Sat- urday, February IB and 19. Friday show at 8'30 pm Adult Not Suitable For Children. PICTURE BUTTE Cinema Theatre Walt Disney's "SON OF FLUBBER" In color. Starring Fred MacMurray and Nancy Olson. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. February 18, 19 and 20. Friday show at p.m. Family. PINCHER CRfcEK Fox Theatre "THE LAST REBEL" _ In color. Starring Joe Namalh. Friday and Satm-day, February in and 19. Friday shows at and p.m. Adult -Not Suitable For Children. Special Matinee Salurday Aflernoon at p m "THE BIG CIRCUS" In Technicolor. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "SKIN GAME" In color. Starring James Gamer, Susan Clark and Lou Gosselt. Friday, February IB. Shows at and p.m. Adult. Special Saturday Alteraoon Matinee al p.m. "THE BALLAD OF JOSIE" In color. Slarring Doris Day and George Kennedy. Family. AH Seats 50c. TORONTO (CP) Singer Anne Murray and singer-com- poser Gordon Lightfool have been chosen J971 female and male vocalists of the year by the Canadian music industry. Named best vocal and instru- mental group were The Slam- peders, from Calgary. Their big liit, Sweet City Woman, was picked as test-produced sinRle of Ihe year and brought per- former-writer Rich the title of composer of the year. The announcements were made Wednesday by Walt Grealis, cdilor of RPM, ihe na- tional trade magazine. The awards are based on poll of Canadian newspaper critics, radio and television stations, recording companies record retail-sales outlets. The performers will receive RPM gold leaf awards, last year called Juno awards, at a ceremony in Toronto Feb. 28. It was the second consecutive win for Miss Murray, (be songs- tress from Springhill. N.S., who reached slardom with her 1970 hit, Snowbird. Her big hit o[ 1971 v.-as Talk- it Over in the Morning. Her album of Lhc same name, produced by Brian Ahearn of Halifax, was selected as the best produced album of Ihe year. Mr. Lightfoot remains the only person who has won the ANNE MURBAY GORDON LIGHTFOOT best female singer best male singer THE UKRAINIAN MEN'S CLUB PRESENT A DANCE PARTY SATURDAY, FEB. 19th 8 P.M. Polish Hall 8th Ave. I3th St. North GOOD MUSIC LUNCH WILL BE SERVED Members and Guests are Welcome best male vocalist award, hav ing taken il all eight years since the poll began. Bui Mr. Grcalis said he was alinosl dethrone! Ihis year by newcomer Joej Gregorash from Winnipeg whose success wilh the hit sin gle, Down by the River, brough him an award as most promts ing male vocalist of 1971. The Dodson Ronnie King and Kim pulled Ihe only major upset o the year, unseating Winnipeg's Guess Who, who had taken the award five of the previous seven years. All awards in the countn music category were repeats o the previous year, with Slom pin' Tom Connors from Prince Edward Island named bes male singer, Myrna Lorric o Lelevision's Ccunlrylime scries best female and Ihe Mercy Brothers from the Kitchener-El, mira district of southern On tario the best group. New among the awards this year are Ihose for most promis- ing performers. Ginette Reno of Montreal was the female recipient and Light- house the group selection. Finland bans Soviet prison camp film HELSINKI (Router) The film based on the Russian prison camp novel by Soviet Nobel Prize winner Alexander Solzhenitsyn, One Day hi the Life of Ivan Deiusoviteh, has baen banned by the Finnish state film censors. The acting head of the committee of cen- sors, Paavo Tuomari, said yesterday the film was banned on political grounds under a clause that forb'ds risking dam- age to Finland's relations with foreign powers. LONDON (AP) Prime Min- ister Edward Heath, a lover of classical music, agreed yesler- day lo buy a pop record. It's Top Star Festival, an album featuring Johnny Cash, Engelbert Humperdinck, Andy Williams and other stars. The record, launched Wednes- day by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan. UN high commissioner for refugees, is lo aid refugees all over the world. It will be sold on every conti- nent. Tieitielbera FINE QUALITY BEER NEW YORK (AP) Nini van Pallandt, the Danish singer linked with author Clifford Irv- ing in HID Hoirard Hughes "au- tobiography" case, made her American television debut Wednesday on .ABC-TV's laic- night Dick C a v e tt show. Dressed in a floor-length, flow- ered pink gown, she sang You've Got a Friend. NASHVILLE, Tenn. TAP) A record about Howard Hughes s being released by the distrib- i.'or of The BatUe Hymn of Lieut. Calley. Spokesmen for the distributor, Shelby Singleton, said Hie record Howard Hughes Is Alive and Well will be marketed in a few days. The song was written in 1971, before Clifford Irving's pur- ported autobiography of Hughes came to light, Singleton said. Thieves grab art NEW YORK (AP) Thieves have made off with more than worth of paintings from the Plaza Hotel suite of movie producer Darryl F. Zanuck. Po- lice said Tu2sday night there appeared to have been "no forced entry into the suHe." The j paintings were cut from their I frames STEADY BEER RISE BONN (Router) West Ger- mans drank almost of beer last 3.4- psr-cent increase over 1970 and an average of 31.7 gallons a head. Welcome to Heidelberg Welcome to the taste of Heidelberg! So bright, so lively, so brimful of flavour it brings more enjoyment to your drink- ingpleasure. Welcome to the quality of Heidelberg! Heidelberg is brewed from only the best ingredients ...the finest golden barley malt, the choicest high prime Hallertau hops from Bavaria...and pure natural Rocky Mountain spring water. Take your thirst to Heidelberg today. You'll get a happy welcome that will never wear out because every glass of Heidelberg is as crisp and satisfying as your first. So much more to enjoy Tocfdys Showtimes PARAMOUNT I'riday ami Salurday Short Subjects "Man in the Wilderness" Last Complete Shoiv CPNEMA Friday Short Subjects A Stitch" Last Complcle Show Saturday Short Subjects "Without a Satch" Last Complete Slraw rnu.KGE CINEMA il.'iy :ind Saturday Short Subjects ''Cit.wJicr'1 Complete .Show Film about blacks linh BOH THOMAS HOLLYWOOD fAP) "How would you like to direct a movie called B 1 a c u 1 the agent asked over the telephone. Director William Crain an- swered uith a vulgarism and bung up. -The agent called back and persisted. Grain now is filming in Los Angeles locations ivhat is being billed as "the first black- vampire movie." It had lo happen. Producers have suddenly realized that the black U.S. population is a lush market for films designed spe- cifically for blacks. No company is belter at sniffing a trend than American International, the people who gave you beach- parly and cycle-gang epics. Handsome, 29-year-old Bill Crdn views bis first feature movie will] mixed feelings: 'The tragic thing is that I drew the assignment because 1 am black. I would much rather have gotten il because of my abilities, ralher than the color of my skin. "But now that I've got it, I'm going to do the best damned job I can." Grain is typical of hopeful young film and learn the frustra- lions of trying lo break into the lightly structured movie eslab- lishmenl. Earn in Columbus, 3hio, and reared in Los Ange- ,es, Crain graduale in cinema from UCLA with high hopes ol making his mark in Hollywood. No luck. Studios, unions and agencies gave him the polite irush. TRIED CANADA As with many cinema stu- dents, Crain had to leave the country to gain experience. After some little-theatre work here, he went to Canada in 1963 and got jobs as actor and stage- land in theatre and television. "In 1970, I decided to come jack here because I heard the Business was opening up for mi- said Grain. "I combed the town, but I couldn't find a ob. I couldn't even get an agent." The break came when he was asked to submit his ideas for Blacula. American Intel-national iccdman Sam Arkhoff agreed .0 give him a then I think- he scheduled the first eight days of chase scenes to ;ee if I could handle it." Crain ell behind schedule, then caught up. William Marshall, as Blacula enacts a 200-year-old African native who was infected with he vampire urge by Ihe crigi- ial Dracula, then preserved in i sealed tomb for release at this more convenient time. Friday, Februory 18, 1972 THE lETHBRIDSE HEFAID 9 Beetle overtakes Model T Ford WOLFSBURGH Germany CAP) The Volk- swagen Beetle rolled from the assembly line Thursday lo over- take (lie Model T Ford as the most produced automobile in history, company count says. Rudolf Lekling, who became general director of Volkswagen last October, was on the line lo greel the silver-grey record brceker. It was little changed in outward appearance from the fust prototypes developed more than 30 years ago. Henry Ford produced his first Model T in 1908 and hij May 20, 1927. Drayloii Valley man killed DEAYTON VALLEY (CP) Harold I. Stewart, 33, of Dray- Ion Valley was killed when his car collided with a three ton truck on a curve near this cen- tral Alberta community. VENTURA HOTEL COALDALE, ALBERTA Presents for your enjoyment TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHTI "THE 4 K's" TO P.M. We're newly renovated end licensed! THE MUSIC FOR ALL AGES! FOR MORE INFORMATION PHONE 327-5635 or 327-7089 IMPROVED WITH AGE GERMISTON, South Africa AP) In 1952. Johan H. Kolzo eported the theft of his car. Po- lice recovered the vehicle and eturned it lo Kotze in Dece- jer, 1971, and he said it camo iack "in very much better con- lilion than when it was stolen." THE EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL In The LOUNGE SONGS BY "WES GRANT" (EVERY NIGHT) IN THE OUTRIDER TAVERN MUSIC OF "THE BUCKWHEAT" (THURS., FRIDAY, SAT.) Independent Order of Foresters INSTALLATION DANCE Labor Club SATURDAY, DEC. 26 9 p.m. MEMBERS 32.50 COUPLE NON-MEMBERS S3.00 COUPLE Music by "RAYMOND CANADIANS" REFRESHMENTS AVAIIABIE To reserve your tickets pleata phone R. Wheeldon 327-6141 or M. Tremel 328-3786 LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE SOCIAL and DANCE Sat., Feb. 19, at 9 p.m. at the MOOSE HALL Music by LONGACRES ORCHESTRA For members and invited guesti THE EL RANCHO CABARET -PRESENTS- "The Sunshine Company" (4 guys and 2 gall from EDMONTON) "Playing music for of all ages." THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY Thursday Cabaret1 EVERYONE ADMITTED FREE 1 1 1 t LABOR 1 CLUB CORNER ?nd AVE. AND 13lh STREET NORTH Weekend Entertainment IN THE CLUBROOMS Fridoy "VIBRATION" Saturday "ANYTHING GOES MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS He wai left for dead. He would not forget. richard horns in FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT NOW SHOWING ui und p.m- rflatinee Saturday at p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT NOW SHOWING PARAMOUNT h AVE fc Bih ST 32> 5100 at and p.m. Matinee Saturday at p.rr Funny, Absolutely s "SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT-EVEN SEEING IS NOT BELIEVING' -JUYCCMAtlLB WARREN OATES-LESUECARON lYiYjl ADULT TONITE AND SATURDAY COLLEGE CINIMA at and p.m. ;