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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 7, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ITV HIGHLIGHTS! FRIDAY MYSTERY MOVIE: Columbo, p.m.. Waiting" tells of a woman who kills her brother and then matches wits with Columbo (Peter who seeks to find the flaw in her masterful crime. COMEDY: Laugh-In, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. A Mod World took at New York with several cameo appearances. Mort Saul makes his "Laugh-In" debut. MOVIE DRAMA: "Tie Lost 8 p.m., Ch. 13. An airliner, bound for Australia, is forced down far off its course near a small island in a thunderstorm. A story of survival. CRIME DRAMA: FBI, lit p.m., Ch. 13. A study of an aspiring contract killer whose ambition is clouded by a ro- mantic involvement. MOVIE DBAMA: p.m., Ch. 1. Gene Barry as a CIA operative sent to England to expose a dou- ble agent. MOVIE WESTERN: "The Hare 12 midnight, Ch. 13. This story deals with Uie introduction of Hereford cattle breed into the U.S. from England. SATURDAY SPORT: ,Prn Football, ]2 noon, Ch. 9, The 23rd annual Senior Bowl will pit the North vs. the South with all-star lineups from Mobile, Ala. SPORT: Basketball, 2 p.m., Ch. 7. The final game in the Golden Boy Invitational Basketball Championship play- ed Dec. 30 in Winnipeg. SPORT: Pro Football, 2 p.m., Ch. 11. The 26th annual Hula Bowl will be telecast from Honolulu. SPORT: Curling, 4 p.m., Ch. 1. Hec Gervais of Alberta meets Matt Baldwin also from Alberta ia the CBC Curling Championships. Trimbles rogrami are I is! PC) by that on the earth's surface. Von Braun spoke on a taped television interview to be tele- cast Friday over WMAL-TV in Washington. AMPLIFIES REMARKS Questioned after the taping, I he said the moon's development will be much like that now in progress in Antarctica, where some people spend several win- ters in succession. Van Braun said that as soon as the space shuttle which Pres- ident Nixon approved Wednes- day is available, the cost of transportation into earth orbit and to the moon will be reduced substantially. "It will be possible to take house-trailer size modules to the moon, and. they could be plugged together to form a sta tionary research he said "Once men have worked there for a number of months and ex tend their stay several times it is quite likely they will feel little homesick and ask permis sion to bring their wives up. "And one fine day n child wil be born on the moon." Storybook romance has happy ending KEEPING UP THE FAMILY NAME Claire Chevalier, 27-year-old grand niece of famed French showman Maurice Chevalier, with his inimitable straw hat in hand, belts out a song in her late uncle's style during her cur- rent show in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Straw har was Maurice's trademark. VENTURA HOTEL COALDALE, ALBERTA Pretcntt far your TONIGHT and SATURDAY NIGHT "THE 4 JAKES" TO P.M. Make up a party and come m for a grtat fun-filltd evening! WE'RE NEWIY RENOVATED AND FULLY LKXNSECH t LABOR 1 CJOC-TV Channel 7 (Cablevision Ch. 6) FRIDAY Slars (c) Truth or News (c) consequences Teleprobe 7 Teleprobe 7 Movie: Subterfuge Marker Report Mystery Movie Laugh-In (c) Tommy Hunler (c) Splderman (c) All In Ihe Family Dealle Bailey Hollywood and Ihe Mult ley Penelope Klmba Marine Boy M.-Cfl Tumble weed Roundup Singers Wrcslllng Children's Cii Sports curling Bugs Bunny Inema CFCN-TV Lethbridge Channel 13 (Cablevision Ch. 4) FRIDAY Fllnlstones (c) Hawaii FIvc-0 News (c) Slory Thenfri; The Perlncrs Movie: Trio Losl Fllohf FBI (c) News NCWS Movie: The Rare Breed SATURDAY Hawkeyc Though! (or Day UnderdOfl George of tin Balmsn Movie: The Nutly Professor Sports Digest Outdoor sportsman Wrestling (C) Call ol the West Like Young _____ Wide World ol Rocky and Friends Sporls (c) JacKson Five Klngo Bingo Junnle (c) Peler Polamus KRTV Great Falls Channel 3 (Cabl.villon Ch. 9) FRIDAY News (c) News Wandorlusr Movie; Killer by Night Cannon (c) News (c) Tonight Show (c) Pebbles cATiiDnav Archie SATURDAY ,.w Rcnillsinci 20 Joili ind Pussycal! Harlem Monkees Globetrotun (c) You Are Thert T.U In Ihe News (c) Children') Film Hntr Bunch Fesl. In Ihe News Sr. Bowl Football KFBB-TV Great Folli 5 (Ctbltvliion Ch. PRIUAY Nows (c) 6-.QQ News Movlo: Losl FlloM Odd CouplD ViOO Love Amcrlcon siylo (c) Nows NlQhl Gnliory Roller Games SATURDAY i-ii News Jerry Ltwlt Rood Runnar FunHy Phenlojn Jackson s Dcwltcnod Lldsvllle 1C) Curloslly Shoe Jonny Quest Lancelot Link American Bandstand Sno-How Bowling Football Gelling Togclher Arnll CLUB CORNER 2nd AVI. and 13th ST. N. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS Friday ANYTHING GOES Saturday ACES HIGH Members and Invited Guests! 4 SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre Walt Disney's "THE ARISTOCATS" In Technicolor. A wonderful new cartoon feature. Friday and Saturday, January 7 and 8. Friday shows at and p.m. MatinM Saturday at p.m. Family. MILK RIVER Sunlond Theatrft "LAWRENCE OF ARABIA" In Technicolor. 'Starring Peter O'Toole, Alec Gulness and Jack Hawkins. FYiday and Saturday, January 7 and 8. Friday show at p.m. Adult, PICTURE BUTTE-Cinema Theatre "CHEYENNE SOCIAL CLUB" In color. Starring Henry Fonda and James Stewart. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 7, 8 and 9. Friday show at p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "LAWRENCE OF ARABIA" In Technicolor. Starring Pelcr O'Toote, Alec Gulness and Jack Hawkins. Friday and Saturday, January 7 and 8. Friday one show only at p.m. Adult. Matinee Saturday at p.m. "HIAWATHA" In color. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "THE TWELVE CHAIRS" In color. Starring Ron Moody and Dom de Lulse Friday, January 7. Shows at p.m. Adult, Matinee Saturday, January at p.m. "THE SNOW QUEliN" plus "OLE All scats 50c. Family OTTAWA (CP) The sto- rybook romance of Mary Knittel is going to have a happy ending after all, A tele- gram has arrived at her Wa- terloo, Ont., home from Rus- sia saying, "Visa granted, ar- riving later this month." It means that her childhood sweetheart from the 1930s Ivan coming to Canada 'tu Marry Mrs. Knit- tel. And it will mark the end of a marathon diplomatic ef- fort to have the two reunited. Mrs. Knittel talked by tele- phone today to Robert N. Thompson Deer) before leaving for work in a Waterloo hospital. He said "you can just imagine how she felt." Mr. Thompson had helped her apply pressure in every diplomatic soft spot to get her long-lost boyfriend to Canada. Just recently she had" a let- ter from Robert Ford, Can- ada's ambassador in Russia, encouraging her not to give up hope. SCHOOL SWEETHEARTS Tlie story begins in the early 1930s when Alary and Ivan, both of German origin, went through school together in the Ukraine. After complet- ing school they became en- gaged. When the Nazis arrived, Mr. Neufeld joined the Rus- sian army, and Mary Knittel was evacuated to Germany. By war's end, Mr. Neufeld was presumed dead and Mary Knittel emigrated to Canada. She married in 1951, had two sons and became a laboratory technician in Waterloo. Her husband died in 19M. Meanwhile, Mr. Neufeld had survived the war and had gone through a Russian uni- versity to become an account- ant. He assumed Mary had died in the war. He never married. In 1969 he came to Vancou- ver to visit a brother and through friends, by a thou- sand-to-one chance, he was told that Mary Knittel was liv- ing in Waterloo. He went there immediately. "It was just the she recently recalled. "He cams in, and it wasn't a bit strange. It was so happy." Mr. Neufeld considered re- maining in Canada, but rather than become involved hi an embarrassing political situa- tion, he returned to Russia and applied for permission to emigrate. He didn't get it. In the last two years, Mrs. Knittel had pleaded with everyone who might help. She wrote to Prime Minister Tru- deau, to Mrs. Trudeau, to Ex- ternal Affairs Minister Mitch- ell Sharp and to countless offi- cials. She even arranged to visit Moscow when Mr. Tru- deau originally planned to be there in October, that Russian officials would be more lenient toward the application. But Mr. Trudeau postponed his trip at that time, and Mrs. Knittel went alone. She was unsuccessful in getting per- mission to marry Mr. Neufeld there, in hopes BBS would in- crease the chances of emigra- tion. She tried, unsuccessfully, to plead directly with Russian Premier Alexci Kosygin when he visited Canada last Octo. her. "I'll never give she said at the time. "I hope they understand and will help." "I k n o w some of the younger people don't under- stand am 50 now and he s I just want him so much here. He's the loneli- est person ia SB world." Love Story top earner NEW YORK CAP) _ Whal can you say about a movie that earned million for its dis- tributor? That it was the most success- ul film of 1971, according to the annual compilation by Variety, the show business weekly. That Shot in back COBURG, Germany (AP) A 20-year-old East German bor- der soldier was shot in the back >y his patrol comrade as he fled o West Germany Monday, West German border police reported. The soldier was found by armers near the West German horded town of Rpdach. He was critical condition and could not be questioned, police said. Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Friday Matinee "Hell Fighlors" One Complete Show Saturday Matinee "The Ghost and Mr. Chicken" One Complele Show Friday and Saturday Short Subjects "Skin Game" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Friday Short Subjects "Face Off" Last complete show Saturday Short Subjects 'Face Off" Last Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Friday nnd Saturday "Private Duty Nurse" 'Bullet for Sandoval" Last complete show Saturday Matinee 'Hell Fighters" One Complete Show it thus becomes the third high- est money-making movie of al] time. It's Love Story, the tear-jerk, ing romance which made sud- den stars of Ali MacGrav and Ryan O'Neal. The film, directed by Arthur Hiller, actually was released by Paramount in December, 1970. The figure is for rentals accruing to the distribu- tor in the United States aad Canada only. Love Story is followed is the Variety list, published Wednes- day, by Little Big Man, an In- dian tale which earned mil- lion; Summer of '42, another nostalgic romance, million; Ryan's Daughter, the David Lean epic of Irish love and adultery, million; The Owl a.V th3 Pussycat, which starred Barbra Streisand, million; and Tfte Artlslocrals, a Disney film, million. Gone with the Wind, released in 1939, remains No. 1 on the Variety list oE all-time box-of- fice champions, with mil- lion in domestic rentals, fol- lowed by Sound of Music of 1865 with million. Friday, January 7, THE LETHMIDOE NINALD 7 Snow-removal bill piles up EDMONTON (CP) The cily piled up a quarter-million- dollar deficit in its 1971 snow- removal budget, Hank Gray, road maintenance engineer, said Thursday. Final figures are not avail- able, Mr. Gray said in an in- terview, but a rough estimate indicates the city spent 000 more than the ori- ginally budgettcd lor 1971 snow removal. The figures did not include about earmarked sanding streets, which remain- ed within budget. LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE SOCIAL and DANCE SATURDAY, JAN. 8th at 9 p.m. at the MOOSE HALL ADMISSION MEMBERS A COUPLE NON MEMBERS S3.OO A COUPLE Music by THE EMBERS For members and invited gueilt MAKE UP A PARTY COME TO EL RANCHO CABARET NICKEL" POINT OF INTEREST" IN THE LOUNGE Friday and GREG" IN THE TAVERN Friday ond 4 K's" Admission SI.25 The El Rancho (Side Entrance) JSC 1 Holel 9 p.m. tg 1 d.m. now FOOD and REFRESHMENTS j IgL BANCHQf ill Outrider LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Friday and Saturday Nights from 8 p.m. to 12 Midnight FEATURING "SAM'S GANG" AT THE DALLAS TAVERN 312 5th STREET SOUTH FULLY LICENSED r NIGHTLY 4 ENTERTAINMENT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY The Linemen AT THE MINERS' LIBRARY 733 13th St. N. MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLYI A A Bonanza of Family Programs One new show each day SHOWING SATURDAY ONLY 'GHOST AND MR. CHICKEN' Starring DON KNOTTS One Show Only Each Day at p.m NOTE: "HELL FIGHTERS" COLOR Starring JOHN WAYNE WILL BE SHOWING SATURDAY MATINEE AT THE COLLEGE CINEMA One Show Only At p.m. All Seats These Shows Only 50c ADULT PARAMOUNT NOW SHOWING of and p.m. James Garner from Vtomer Bra, A Kmey Servca Xbout fighting to the top and finding no one there. ADULT PARAMOUNT TONIGHT thru SUN. at and p.m. Matinee Sat. p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT COLLEGE TONIGHT AND SAT. Ftnt Show at 7 p.m. Hit No. 2: "BULLET FOR SANDOVAL ;