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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Rail group grease-monkeys keep old locomotive going TORONTO (CP) Old ]057, a coal-powered locomo- tive lhat once steamed and grunted to tie Canada to- gether, may Boon chug a link between the nation's past and its present. The eight-wheeler, laid off in 1'JliO as sleek diesel-pow- ered engines took over the steel ol Canada's railroads, survives thanks to the Ontario Hail Association, an unlikely group of roundhouse grease- monkeys. Its members include a draltsman, a computer pro- grammer and a policeman who visit 1057 just about every night to repair its tired wheels and stokers. The association members don overalls alter tlie'u- regu- lar jobs to tackle the grimy laslt of resloring another steam locomotive inside a Ca- nadian Pacific Railway round- house in Toronto. 1873 GOAL SET The association is a non- profit organization of nearly 300 members who have a 1973 goal of a live museum and a steam railway operating with renovated engines and coaches on an c I g h t-m i I e track running north from Georgetown. John Coulter of the associa- tion looked at 1057 and said: "If something like that be- comes destroyed and lost, there is no way that anylliing re-created in the future will be able to have that intangible quality of actually having been a part of our history." In daylight hours, Mr. Coul- ter is vice-president ol a de- velopment fi r m's technical service company. James Brown, association president, said thai although no formal agreement has been reached with Canadian Na- tional Hallways, railway offi- cils have expressed enthusi- asm lor the idea of granting track rights on a rarely-used portion of railline between Georgetown and Barrio. The association plans to run the trains on what it calls the Credit Valley Railroad. RESTORE COACHES Besides 1057, the association is renovating 12 coaches, two cabooses, one tank car, three combination baggage and coach cars and another his- ANGLO'S Radio TV Listings Program! lifted by the radio and telovition tratfoni. Any variation In program schedule is due to lait. mlnuto changei by the nation) and li not reipon- tibilrry of the Herald or Anglo Distributors Stereo and Photographic Centra. if CHEC if Roger Chonnon with Contemporary Sports Morley McGi'l wilh Contemporary News MONDAY NIGHT Jack NewFeld TUESDAY d.OO Bury! Clark t CJOC TUESDftT Dave King Barry Hegland CHEC-Llni 10-00 Le" Dow John Oliver Dave King MONDAY NIGHT World si Six John Walker Rcquesl Line John Charles Doug Anderson Snow CBC News Jim Ellloll Phone Bill Shew Wayna Barry CHEC FM News Prices Jack Line John Walker World nt Six Grain Parly News on the Hour Wlhr, on the Half Hour WON. THRU SAT. Don 10-00 Concert (Dob Ccnsie) Don MaeMasler Don Hedman a.m. Sign-Oif CBR Radio 1010 Calgary MONDAY NIGHT WCPK World al Ideas As II Happens Grooveyard Eel ween Ourselves TUESDAY Quebec Now Eye Opener News, Wlhr, Sporl World al Elgtll From The Capitals Calgary Eye FIVB Nights A Opener CLCC CLCC Broadcast over Cablevision Ch. 7 Monday ihru Friday News Hourly Wealher Half Hour Duane Meyers News Malor Newi News Doug Gossfn Dave Otwrg ID'OO John Malakoff Carol Sears This Counlry Radio Noon Slock Market Take II from Here Holiday Home Run News World Six This Summer Take a SONY PORTABLE TV On Your Camping Trip! All Sizes and 11" Portable TV's in stock. ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS and fholoyiapliic Cenlel 419 5fh St. 5. Phone 328-6922 "WE PERSONALLY SERVICE EVERYTHING WE SELL" CJOC-TV Channel 7 (Cablevision Ch. 6) MONDAY NIGHT Gamer Pyle lelcprobe 7 Iriili Rovor N. 11-20 Toleprobc Stampede Highlight AVPI fc) David Frost TUESDAY Slampedo Parade Carmen (c) Of Ail Pcoplo DiMincjUr.'.hcrl V-35 RompEf RLom Drcssup FrlcnrJIV Giiint Chez Helenc 11-03 Sesame Slrce! Luncheon Dale McHale's Navy Movie: Fire Over Africa 5.30 Summer Town Teke 30 Edge ol Night Family Court Drop In Trulh cr CFCN Lelhbridge Ch. 13 (Cqblovision Ch. 4) MONDAY NIGHT Mum (r) Boat M Ncwlywed Garni News MONDAY NIOHT [''nssword (c) Newi News Pnrlrlilqo Fnmllv U s. Trnck and Fltlcl ____News Cnplnln Kangaroo Secret Storm (c) Dlnnh's Plnco (t) ]-30 One Llfo to Live 8-.30 Jflc-t; LnLnnnt (Cl Our Llvci Ic) c 9.no Audrey Ic) Goncrnl HoirnlAl i Giillmlnn Gonrmel Thrcn en n Match Wlicro Ihn Mcnrt Is 3..10 Dnllnp, Oflnit Ire Mnoin [ci Split Sntond Sr-nrdi fnr Ocwikhrd A'fAlr lomorrow Password loric steam CPR's No. ]30, "which was built in IBB3. No. is being renovated In Hie Milton garage of n heavy-equipment company whose president, Sherwood Hume, is an association direc- tor. One of the 12 coaches is the Ontario Northland Railway's 58-year-old executive coach Temagami, donated by the railway. It has polished, rose- wood-panelled staterooms and lounge. Several llier companies have donated items. Association members in- clude housewives, railway employees, salesmen, doctors, lawyers, executives and engi- neers. Police Chief John Calder of AncasLer, a director, is sur- veying the manpower skills of volunteers and organizing a training program. Because the Credit Valley Railroad will be running on CN tracks, the steam opera- tion will have to meet the reg- u I a t i o D s of the Canadian Transport Commission. Monday, July 10, 1972 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD 5 'Co-operation instead of competition'' Labor party issues manifesto Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "Bedknobs and Broomsticks" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects 9.30 "Z.P.G." Last Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects "Cowboys" Last Complete Show r.REEN ACRES DRIVE-IN "Organization" "For the First One Complete Show RICHARD BURTON to become tutor Burton to quit movies LONDON (Reuter) Actor Richard Burton said here he plans to give up his career as one of the world's most highly paid film stars to become a tutor at Oxford University. Burton, husband of film star Elizabeth Taylor, added that he hopes to settle at Oxford in two years, where he probably will hold tutorials on Shake- speare and the theatre. He discussed his plans follow- ing a ceremony here at which a cheque from his wife was handed over to the United Nations Children's fund. Burton, a one-time Oxford student himself, earlier this year was made an honorary fellow of SI. Peter's College, Oxford, after giving to the college. He said: "I shall sit as a fellow of St. Peter's and a don I am prepared to spend the rest of my life at apart from the winters. "We like the sun and have this passion for Mexico. We shall probably spend the win- ters there." Burton said giving up acting does not bother him, "I hate he said. "1 can't bear it. After the initial excitement it becomes tedious." CBC scraps plans for RCMP drama TORCWrO CCP) The CBC lias scrapped plans for a television drama which had been planned lo mark next year's 100th anniversary of the RCMP, CBC officials say. Grahams Woods, the writer for the project, described the action as "'a Jama backlash." "The CBC now is very con- cerned about spending too much money in any one thing." DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Cerlificd Denial Mechanic Suilp B-304 5th SI. S. Ph. 327-7244 Lalhbridoi. Tiie Whiteoaks of Jalna, en expensive series based on Mazo de Ja Roche's saga, was can- celled earlier by the network when only partially complete. The RCMP drama was to have been a 90-minule produc- tion called The Long March. It was lo have involved 10 leading actors, 30 supporting players and at least 100 extras. Four weeks of location shooting in Al- berta had been planned for the end ot the summer. Thorn Benson, CBC entertain- ment director, said the CBC mil be doing "some program, but not this expensive one, which really was about the birth of Western Canada." By ARTHUR L. GAVS110N LONDON (AP) Britain's Labor party wants the voters lo give it a mandate to tighten the screws on the free-enterprise system. "Cooperation instead ol competition" is the watch- word. The party lost power two years ago and hopes to regain it within a year or two. This week, in words, it issued a ten- tative preview ol its electoral manifesto, or platform. It served notice that a future Labor government means to na- tionalize or extend state partici- pation in vast new sectors of industry and the national econ- omy. Among likely targets for state takeovers the document listed ports, Pharmaceuticals, finan- cial institutions, shipbuilding, parts of the aircraft industry, minerals, development land, Ihe oil and gas resources of Ihe North Sea, even automobile and other insurance concerns. Taking a 10-year look ahead at the country's problems and prospects, the program said Britain under Labor rule could ensure jobs for all with stale price-fixing and people getting priority over profits. OPPOSE PROFIT "We aim lo bring about a so- ciety based on co-operation in- stead of the pol- icy slalement said. "Where pro- duction is for people's needs, not for private profit, where community care is available to all and where personal relation- ships are based on equality and international relationships o f mutual respect." Wilh the promise of a "fairer tax Labor's planners set forth a scries of proposals designed to thwart lax dodgers and lo reverse "massive lax handouts for (he wealthy" at- tributed to Prime Minister Ed- ward Heath's Conservative gov- ernment. These proposals included: wealth tax starting at a low rate for those possessing more than at today's values and rising lo higher rates for "those with vast for- tunes." Tliis would involve "an immediate contribution in capi- tal taxation." taxation for higher income groups. redistribulion of wealth in the counlry generally. "The richest one per cent of the popu- lation own one-third of the na- tion's wealth while five per cent own about half and 10 per cent over the docu- ment observed. tax on "gratuitous trans- fers of meaning tax- avoidance gifts and other schemes. "The rates of tax would be such lhat large private fortunes could not be handed down from one generation lo Ihe next." Widows could count on reasonable exemptions. PLAN FOR DISCUSSION The program was labelled for discussion only, but party lead- ers who launched it said most proposals would find their way into the eventual election mani- festo. Heath's Conservatives have the right lo decide any time before June, 1975, lo call a new national ballot. Laborites SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "GUMSHOE" In color. Starring Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw and Janice Rule. Monday, Tuesday and Wed- nesday, July 10, 11 and 12. Monday show at p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "CHROME AND HOT LEATHER" In color. It's kill or be killed in a cycle gang-war! Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 10, 11 and 12. Monday show at p.m. Aduit Not Suitable For Children. TABER Tower Theatre "CATLOW" In color. Starring Vul Brynner. Monday and Tuesday, July 10 and II. Monday shows at and p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. OWEN ACRES GATES OPEN 9 P.M. ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT 10 P.M. TONIGHT and TUESDAY think one might come in a year or so. The party reaffirmed its com- mitment to extend slate control over huge new areas of the pri- vate sector and it served notice of a plan to set up a stale hold- ,ng company. This would fit 'irms and industries into public ownership or go into partner- ship with private individuals or companies. Labor intends expanding and improving existing state enler- prises which include power, coal mines, railroads and steel. All mineral resources would taken over. So too would all development land and ports. Existing state-owned enter- prises would be encouraged to manufacture for themselves. As :he biggest customer, the Na- tional Health Service probably would seek a share in the own- ership of the pharmaceutical in- dustry. Banks and insurance firms might have to accept an element of public participation in their activities. ADULT NO. MIT 'FOR THE FIRST TIME' Curtains for Odeoii theatre TORONTO (CP) The seat Odeon-Carlton Theatre built 25 years ago at a cost ot million, has been sold and will be demolished next June to make way for a developmenl project. Harry Bumson, vice-president of Odeon Theatres Canada Ltd., said the downtown theatre, which is located about 500 yards west of Maple Leaf Gardens, has become two expensive to operate because of its size. He said the trend now is to smaller and more intimate thea- tres of 300 to 400 sesls. Mr. Bumson declined lo re- veal Ihe name ot the purchaser or tlse purchase price. ITV HIGHLIGHTS! MONLAY STAMPEDE: Parade, 7 p.m., Ch. 13. Taped repeat of (he. parade held earlier this morning. ......STAMPEDE: Parade, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. Taped repeat of the colorful Diamond Jubilee Parade. VARIETY: Lou Rawls, p.m., Ch. 13. Duke Ellington is among Lou's special guests for this repeat show. MUSIC: Lionel Hampton 10 p.m., Cli. 13. "One NIGHT Stand" features great jazz musicians in this repeat. INTERVIEW: David Frost, 12 midnight, Ch. 13. Guests Include Lillian Gish and Pamela Mason. TUESDAY MOVIE ADVENTURE: "Fire Over 1 p.m.. Cli. I.Expose of a widespread smuggling racket. MOVIE WESTERN: "The Lonely p.m., Cli. III. A psychological sludy of an outlaw and his peace lovicg son. SPEU--BINOINQ Family Entertainment! FAMILY KIDS 75c ANYTIME PARAMOUNT Tonite thru Wed._____________ Of and p.m. Next Matinee Monday p.m., Sunday "ot VTs 'only NOW SHOWING at end p.m. ADUIT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA Tonite and Tues. ot ond p.m. COEID! From Warns" (COWBCVS) WHICH SCENE WILL YOU MAKE THIS SLIMMER? Not communicating? When thi converialion ilops, moybe Ibs dancing ihould tlart. Dancing brings you tlose, nothing comes closer. Are you always en the "fringe1 of fun end friends on lho outside looking in simply became you can't dance cr aren't confident tocicl- ly? Rediscover what it's like to hold lome- ons in your orms cgoin. Unwind, Relax lose your impossible -to sustain on argument on the dance floor. Try Dancing Try H. Dancing brings you logelW emotion- ally and physicaly. This vacation be pre- pared lo meet new, exciting people tl-.ot would love be your friends, let our ex- pert instructors show ycu ihe best "fun" irijuroncs available. "Air Conditionod Callrooms" LESSONS 2 ARE aLj 535 13th St. N. crncc (Limited Tims Offer) COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT-CITY OF LETMBRIDGE PUBLIC SWIMMING SCHEDULE July 1 July July July July July July 17 FRITI HOUR HOUR HOUR HOUR Swim 1-5 Swim 1 5 HOUR SWIM p.m. fl Swim Swim J 5 5 5 5 p.m. 5 9 Swim 1 5 Swim 1-5 Swim 1 5 Swim 12 -i Swim 1 5 Swim 1 5 p.m. 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 p m. Swim 12 -S Swim 12 -S Swim 15-5 Swim 12-5 Swim 10-5 Swim 1 5 Swim 12 5 p.m. 9 9 9 9 p.m. NOTE: Reglilraiions lo flit vacandct in ifie lummcr swimming instruction progrnmi will be taken ni Ihn twimming pooti during ihe obove Illttd liourt. For comnlato prflpinm in for ma I ion con I net Ihn Community Sci vices Department of fit el tit 328-2341, Local 236. ;