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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE IETHBRIDOE HERALD Wednesday, July 26, 1972 New television series Polish-and proud of it HOLLYWOOD (AF) Televi- sion has come up with an anti- dote to all those Polish jokes: Banacck. T. Banacek, as portrayed by George Pcppard in this new NBC television scries, is Polish and proud of it. People mispronounce lus name so Ban-a-check his chauffer suggests he change it. The driver says, "You don't look Polish. No- body'd know it." Banacek an- swers: "I would." Banacrk is a Boston based modem day bounty hunter, who, specializes in "restora- tions." He recovers people and tilings that are lost for a cut of the insurance money. He lives in a Beacon Hill town- house, collects antiques and drives a 1W1 Packard Darrin. At the Los Angeles Coliseum, where a football sequence was being filmed, Peppard said: "The Poles arc a minority and when you do something on a minority you represent all mi- norities in a way. I don't think we should forget we're a land of immigrants." Banacck is a twist upon the traditional whodunit. The ess- ence of each episode is how- clid-it-happcn. In the football ep- isode a pro ball carrier disap- pears on the field under a pile of lacklers. When they gel up only the carrier's helmet and a ball are in sight. In another show, an experi- mental automobile is on a train en route from Pittsburgh to Boston. The train does not stop, but both the atuomobile and the freight car vanish. "We give no clues because If we gave you just one you coidd figure out the he said. "It can be figured out. It's abso- lutely logical and feasible." "The thing tliat pleases me most is the individualism Bana- cek displays." he said. "T h c fact that he likes older things rather than new things. The ob- jects we surround ourselves with reveal a great deal about a man. "Banacek is an individual Call him a loner, a bounty hunter, he's still individual and independent and distinct. He's A g a 11 u p poll released in Princeton, N. J. showed Sena- tor George McGovem of South Dakota trailing president Nixon by a wider margin than Hubert H. Humphrey did early in the 1968 U.S. presidential campaign. The poll, taken immediately after the Democratic presiden- t i a 1 nomination convention, showed that 40 per cent of those interviewed favored Nixon, 32 per cent preferred McGovern, and 18 per cent expressed sup- port for a third party run by Gov. George C. Wallace of Ala- bama. If Wallace does not run, 50 per cent of those polled said they would support Nixon, wliile 37 per cent would support Mc- Govern. Gallup interviewed reg- stered voters in the current poll. The Moir report on non-Cana- dian influence in universities is "fair and University of Alberta president Dr. Max Wyman says. Dr. Wyman said he supports the report's philosophy that it Is essentially up to the univer- sities to ensure that their facul- ties and departments are staffed by as many Canadians as pos- sible. The Ontario Press Council, formed last year by eight pro- vincial daily newspapers, has named Davidson Dunton as chairman. The 21-member body will con- sider complaints by the public against the press, plus other is- sues involved in the publication and coverage of news. Mr. Dunton, 60, with a long career in information activities, said the council is ready now to receive any complaints. The headquarters are in Ot- tawa. Named with Mr. Dunton as executive secretary is Fraser Princess resigns position BANGKOK (AP) Princess UbolraUma of Thailand, the old- est of King Bhumibol's three daughters, has given up her title amid rumors that she has secretly married a fellow stu- dent at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The 21-year-old princess, known at school in the United States as Julie JVlahidol, was not in line for the throne. Her brother, 20-year-old Prince Va- jiralongkom, isBhumibol's heir. The king's private secretary sent a letter Monday to Fiell Marshal Thanom Kiltikachorn, the chairman of the military junta, telling him the king had granted his daughter's request "to resign from her rank and honor as a princess thereby to perform her duty as a common citizen." Tho letter said the princess Informed her father (hat. her royal position ''involved heavy responsibilities which she can- not bear or fully undertake." There was no mention of the rumored romance, but il is cus- tomary for members of Ihe Thai royal fnmily to resign Ihcir rank if they marry commoners. Princess l.'holnitana wont to Mcssachiisctls in lo atlcnd Concord Acr.dcmy and Mien went to MIT lo sl.udy mathe- matics. MacDougall, retiring Ottawa bureau chief of The Canadian Press. Sally Benson, 71, author of Meet Me in St. Louis and many other books and screen plays, died in Woodland Hills, Calif., after a long illness. A regular contributor to the New Yorke: magazine under the pen name Esther Evarts, she also wrote scripts for National Velvet, Lit- tle Women and Anna and the King of Siam. Barnet Altwergcr, a 58-year- old Toronto merchant who has been on the RCMP's most- wanted list for five years, was deported to Canada by US. Im- migration and FBI agents, the other day. Altwerger, also known as Barney Alt, faces fraud charges involving afler the bankruptcy of two Toronto shops in 1903, as wel] as a charge of skipping bail in 1967. Just because he didn't own a dog to enter in a dog show in Hutchinson, Kan., didn't stop Dean Hose, 13. He grabbed a stray black Labrador retriever in the street and entered it in the Hutchinson Recreation Com- mission event. The dog collect- ed three second place rib- bons: longest dog, biggest dog and longest tail. Vessels protest N-blast WELLINGTON Reuter) One New Zealand protest vessel was in the French South Pacific nuclear test area and two more are on their way now, the head of the New Zealand peace media research project said. Roger Boshier said the 54-foot trawler Boy Roel left Tauranga July 2 and last made contact with New Zealand July 6, but he was sure she was in the test zone region. She had agreed to maintain radio silence on ar- rival, he added. Tuo other New Zealand pro- test yachts, (lie Tamurc and the Magic Isle, have gone about 000 miles of Iheir journey lo the Mururoa atoll blast area. Their crews have said they will seek to rendezvous with the Canadian protest yachl Green- peace III, which sailed earlier from New Zealand. today's FUNNY THERE JS MORE HUGGIMG THAN MUGGING warm and humorous. I'm drawn to that because of all the cold- eyed men of steel I've played." Poppard said he was intrigued by his first opportunity to play a continuing character. "When you do a character in a picture that's the end of the he said. "He doesn't die but the story ends. As an actor it's fascinating that this character goes on, to meet other people and do other things." New Zcalamlcrs protest N-blast PENTICTON, B.C. (CP) Greenpeace foundation chair- man Ben Mclcalfc says three New Zealand boats arc sailing in the wake of the Greenpeace III to carry on the protest against French nuclear testing Friends again WASHINGTON AP) Sudan and the United States resumed diplomatic relations agaui after a five-year break, ilie state de- partment announced. An exchange of ambassadors will take place in the near fu- ture. in the South Pacific. Mr. MclcaUe said in an inter- view Tuesday that the vessels, crewed by New Zcalanders, ore the sloops Magic Isle and Tam- ura and tire ketch Boy Hocl. UPHOLD ABORTION LAW INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indiana Supreme Court has up- held a 1905 stale law prohibiting abortions except to save the life of an expectant mother. In a 4- to-1 ruling Monday, the court said: "If this law appears too strict or harsh for some, the place to change it is not in courts but in the legislature." 19 millionth UNITED NATIONS (AP) An Argentine shoe store owner taking his daughter to see tho world was honored here as the 19-millionth visilor to the United Nations. Samuel Vallcjo, his wife Elda and their 13-year- old daughter Edith won the honor because he stepped up to buy guided tour tickets at just the right moment. GUNNED DOWN MONTEVIDEO (neuter) Uruguay's left-wing Tupanraro's urban guerrillas machine- gunned to death an army colo- nel in his car here, police sources said. The sources iden- tified the victim as Col. Artigas Alvarez. Throat cancer wins conviction PARIS (neuter) The French underworld mourned Tuesday one of its most colorful characters, 50-year-old Jo Aftia, Arab policeman TEL AVIV (AP) For Iho first time in Israel's 24-year his- tory, an Arab policeman will su- pervise a district that includes both Jewish and Arab settle- ments. Chief Inspector Jaber Ahmed Jabarin will head the Nazareth police force, whose ju- risdiction includes the predomi- nantly Jewish towns of Upper Nazareth and Migdal Haemek. "Le Roi du Non-lieu-the king of dismissed cases." Linked to numerous gangland klllhigs and shady dealings, he was arrested more than 20 times but discharged for lack of evidence on each occasion. He died from throat cancer here during the weekend. FIND STATUE PRAGUE (AP) Children bathing in the Jihlava River dis- covered the head of a statue of Greek god of which may dale to the 4th cen- ulry BC, a Czech newspaper re- ported here. Here's a money-saving way to buy spaghetti and ready-cut macaroni. CATELLI'S new 2-pound box! It's en your store shelf now! Everybody's favorite spaghetti and macaroni in new, super-convenient packages. Catelli's 2-pound boxes. They save you money. Cost no more than you normally pay for cello packs. They're easy to slore in your cupboard. They're reclosable. And they protect better than a cellophane bag. Best of all, it means you can always have a good supply of Calelli on hand. Catelli, the spaghetti and macaroni that always cooks up firm, yet tender, the way you like it. Catelli, the great Canadian spaghetti and macaroni made from great Canadian wheat. Now in 2-pound boxes. Try one soon. And save 100 with the coupon in this ad. Here's a handy way to save READY CUT MACARONI TAKE THIS COUPON TO YOUR STORE THIS COUPON IS WORTH ON YOUR NEXT.PURCHASE OF A 2 LB BOX OF CATELLI SPAGHETTI OR READY CUT MACARONI DEALER: Upon presentation o[ Ibis coupon by your customer anainst tlic purchase 011 box ol 2 Ib. 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