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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 - TH1 ICTHBRIDOE HERALD ~ Friday, March 2, 1973 fLABOK CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. EVENING ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS FRIDAY and SATURDAY , "PHIL LETHBRIDGE" W Members and their guests onlyl " m Alberta gov't challenged on civil rights issue 4 4 EDMONTON (CP) - Alberta's Progressive Conservative government, which considers itself a champion of civil liberties, has been challenged to prove that its concern in that field is genuine. The Social Credit party, whisked out of office 18 months ago, says the government's credibility in human rights has be- come highly questionable. It says at least three recent cases of unwarranted government meddling into the lives of private citizens is the cause. Opposition members already have introduced one no-confidence motion during the current session of the legislature, charging the government with violating its new Bill of Rights. KEY 73 presents "UNHOOKED" A Teen Challenge Film by DAVE WILKERSON GENERAL STEWART SCHOOL on MARCH 3, 1973 ALL WELCOME (No Admission) Service still comes first at Canadian Western cancoan uuesTem naruraLGas company LimueD Serving Albertans Since 1912. J The motion was beaten down easily by the. 49 Conservatives in the 75-seat assembly. tTovernment-ordered background and personality chocks into three Slave Lake, Alta., area men sparked the motion. But, the opposition says there have been other similar cases during the Conservatives' short reign. The Slave Lake controversy started late In January when Attorney-General Merv Leltch revealed he had asked the RCMP to do the checks. The original request had come from Al Adair, minister without portfolio responsible for northern development, who had been asked to clear up an ugly public debate raging in the area, 150 miles north of Edmonton. JOINED DEBATE Slave Lake has been designated a depressed area and Is receiving massive federal and provincial financial aid. The three men -investigated had been critical of government programs there and at least two of them were deeply involved in the public debate. Both ministers later apologized, Mr. Leltch explaining that it was wrong to have used the police even though the government was obligated to learn more about the three men. He said It is government's Job to gauge reaction to programs and part of this job involves assessing how much weight should be given to the criticism of various people. A refreshing tax break Off, \ \ The Government has removed the Federal SalesTax from all soft drinks. Your local Bottler of Coca-Cola is passing a price reduction ontoyour local store. Often people make jokes about taxation or complain about taxes. Today you can toast the Federal Government with your favourite soft drink with the satisfaction that you are enjoying a refreshing tax break as well as refreshment. We are happy to pass this price reduction on to your store. May you continue to enjoy your favourite soft drink as much as we enjoy bringing it to you. PURITY BOTTLING (1967) LTD. 2920 9th Ave. N. Phone 328-8891 Authorized Bottler of Coca-Cola under contract with Coca-Cola Ltd. Both Cod-Cola �nd Cole are registered trade ma rks which identify only the product ol Coca-Coll ltd.T.b, Fanta. Sprite and Fresca are also registered trade marks ot Coca-Cola Ltd. When the Slave Lake Incident was reaching Its climax, Gordon Taylor (SC-Drumheller) charged tlw government with locking another men in a mental institution because he had become a bother. Mr, Taylor said Frank Joseph Edward Davy of Edmonton was arrested at the workmen's compensation board offices and taken away for a mental examination.. Mr. Davy, said Mr. Taylor, merely had been hounding the board to help him have a back injury repaired. Premier Peter Lougheed has said Mr. Taylor's allegations are unfounded and has ordered a judicial inquiry into the case. The inquiry will begin March 20. Social Credit also has been roasting the government for its handling of the Communal Property Act and the-case of an Edmonton doctor who was charged last year with fraud and malpractice. The charges against the doctor later were withdrawn. jRESTRlCTS LAND The Communal Property Act restricts the amount of land that can be purchased by the Hutterite brethem and was to be repealed today. The government had realized.that the act is against the provincial Bill of Rights, but some opposition spokesmen say if that's the case, it should have been repealed before Jan. 1, the day the Bill of Rights became law. I The malpractice incident involved Dr. John David Craig who operates a skid road clinic for alcoholics and drug addicts. His files were seized when he was charged with defrauding the Alberta health insurance commission of about $40. Later, Dr. Craig was charjzed with responsibility in the deaths of four patients who had been receiving methadone, a substitute for heroin. Government critics say that Dr. Craig was charged merely to allow police access to his files on drug addicts. They say that the fact that all charges were withdrawn is proof of this. The series of incidents has been embarrassing for the Conservatives, especially considering the emphasis they placed on human rights during the last provincial election campaign. The Bill of Rights was the personal campaign promise of Mr. Lougheed. Much of the government's credibility now rests on the out- come of the inquiry into the Davy case, But, even if the government emerges, from that with a clean slate, there are in- dications that the Slave Lake affair, and possibly the Craig case, will be around to haunt it for quite a while. Press winners EDMONTON (CP) - Five Edmonton journalists were presented the Edmonton Press Club's annual awards by Education Minister Lou Hyndman. Recipients were Eric Den-hoff, Edmonton Journal, Basil Dean award for print journalism; Eddie Keen, CHED Radio, Bill Hoglo trophy for electronic journalism; Terry Jones, Edmonton Journal, Stan Moher trophy for sports reporting; Dave Riedie, Edmonton Journal, Ross McBain trophy for graphic arts; and Dick Mather, CFRN Television, CBC trophy for radio and television commentary. TV HIGHLIGHTS MOVIE COMEDY: "Doctor In the House," 6 p.m., Ch. 7. A young man is serious about becoming a doctor but the three students who take him under their wing couldn't care less. CRIME DRAMA: Streets of Son Francisco, 9:30 p.m., Ch. 13. "The House On Hyde Street" is about a mystery in a brooding mansion. COMEDY: Sonny ami Cher, 7:30 p.m., Ch. 13. Mark Spitz, U.S. gold medal winner at the Olympics In swimming is the special guest. CRIME DRAMA: Columbo, 8:30 p.m., Ch. 13. "The Most Dangerous Match" is all obout chess and murder. CRIME DRAMT: FBI, 10 p.m., Ch. 13. A small-town girl joins up with a robbery team and gets big-time Ideal. MOVIE THRILLER: "Five Desperate Women," 12 mid-night, Ch. 13. A psychopathic killer transforms a class reunion into a weekend of terror. MOVIE COMEDY: "The Russians Are Coming. . .,". 12:05 a.m., Ch. 7. A cold war spoof about a Soviet tub beached off a New England island. MOVIE DRAMA: "If Tomorrow Comes," 1:30 a.m., Ch. 13. A TV-movle about an Inter-racial marriage during World War II. SATURDAY SPORT: World Skating, l p.m., Ch. 13. Top male amateur stars compete in Bratislava with Canada's hopes riding on Toller Cranston from Toronto. (SPORT: World Cup Skiing, 2 p.m., Ch. 7. Top skiers in men's and women's events participate at Mount Ste. Anne, Quebec, for the World Cup. ANGLO'S Radio & TV Listings Programs cr* luted by the radio and television stations. Any variation in program schodule is due to last-minute changes by the stations and is not the responsibility of the Herald or Anglo Distributors Slrreo ond Photographic Centre. * CHEC Morley McGIII and Allan Bell -Contemporary Sports; Leo Dow  Sunday Mornings. FRIDAY NIGHT 3:00 Dave King 7:00 Jack Neufeld Contemporary News; Doug SAarvIn - - Farm News; Music We Remembtr - 12:00 Paul Tessler CHEC-FM SATURDAY 6:00 Buryl Clark CJOC ? News with Bill Skelton, Red Whilt, Bill Mathcson; Sport and Don Maclean; Farm and Ranch - Doug Card. FRIDAY NIGH'f SATURDAY 6:00 Mews 6:05 Jack Thys 7:30 Nnws, Wthr, Sports 10:05 Jim Elliot Brent Seely 6:00 World at six 6:30 John Walker Request Lino 8:00 Jonn Charles 12:00 Jim Parsons 12:00 News 3:00 Johnny R1J Soccer 5:40 Sports 3: S3 News Walker Results + CHEC FM * News Hourly - Wthr. Hell Hour MON. THRU SAT. 6:00 Don MacMaster 10:00 Concerts (Bob Consiej 2:00 Don MacMaster 6:00 Don Hedman 1:00 Sign Off FRIDAY NIGHT 4:03 Home Run 5:00 BBC News 5:30 News 6:00 World at Six 6:30 As It Happens 8:03 The Entertainers 10:00 News, Sport, Wthr. ? CBR * Radio 1010 - Calgary 10:10 From the Capitals 8:00 News On Saturday 10:15 Five Nights a Week 8:45 Notice Board 10:30 Allantic Symphony 9:10 Morning Concert 11:00 Jazz Canadlana 10:03 This Country 11:30 Bringing Back the 12:03 Our Native Land Future 1:03 Nallve Voice of SATURDAY Alberta 6:03 Sounds Like 1:30 Family Favorite* Saturday 5:00 Metro Opera SEE IT - IT'S NEW AT ANGLO NEW TC 85 SONY TAPEC0RDER Features - push button controls, aux. jack for recOrdlnt from radio, TV, 3V speaker, adaptor, earphone, carrying ease, remote control microphone. ANGLO D1STRIBVT0RS Stexeo and Pholoataphlc Centet 419 5th ST. S. PHONE 328-6661 "WE PERSONALLY SERVICE EVERYTHING WE SELL" CJOC-TV Channel 7 (Cablovlsion Ch. 6) slons are Coming SATURDAY 8:30 Plnocchlo 11:30 Safety Round Up 13:00 College Basketball 2:00 Skiing 3:00 Wrestling 4:00 Roller League Curling 5:00 Bugs Bunny 6:00 Hockey Night In Canada 8:30 Country Time CFCN-TV Lethbrldge Channel 13 (Cablovlsion Ch. 4) FRIDAY 11:35 Crossfire 1:00 Hollywood Squares 12:05 Movie: The Rus 3:30 CJOC News 6:00 Movie: Dr. in the House 8:00 MASH 8:30 All In the Family 9:00 Tommy Hunter 10:00 Dean Martin 11:00 News (O 11:20 CJOC News Or the 9:00 Wizard 9:30 George Jungle 10:00 Lldsvllle 10:30 Fllnstone Hour Five Desperate  11:00 Puppet People Women; 11:30 Story Theatra it Tomorrow Never 12:00 Buckshot 12:30 Musical Friends 12:30 Outdoor Sportsman 1:00 Flguro Skating Championships 3:00 Sports Digest 3:30 Roller Derby  4:30 Call of the West 5:00 Musical Friends 6:00 News FRIDAY 5:30 Doris Day 6:00 News 6:10 Streets of San Francisco 7:30 Sonny and Cher 8:30 Mystery Movie 10:00 FBI 11:00 News 11:20 News 12:00 Movie: Double Bill KRTV Great Falls Channel 3 (Cablevliion Ch. 9) Comes SATURDAY 8:55 Thought for Day 9:00 University of the Air 9:30 Mr. Chips 10:00 Cannonball : 10:30 Walervllle Gang FRIDAY 5:00 Mews 5:30 News 6:00 Hce Haw 7:00 TBA 7:30 All In the 8:00 Carol Burnett 9:00 Medical Centre 10:00 News 10:30 Tonight Show SATURDAY 6:00 CGF Telecoursa 7:00 Amazing Chan 7:30 Scooby Doo 8:30 Josle and the Pussycats , ,, 9:00 Fllnlstoncs Family )0;00 Archies 10:30 Fat Albert ll:00Bugs Bunny 11:30 sarjrtna 12:00 Underdogs 12:30Jetsons 1:00 Pink Panther 1:30 Houndcats 2:00 Roman Holiday 2:30 The Barkleys 3:C0 Car 54 3:30 Around the World 4:00 American Adventure 4:30 News 5:00 The Violent Earth 6:00 Emergency KFBB-TV Great Falls Channel 5 (Cablevltlon Ch. 11) FRIDAY 5:00 Password 5:30 Ntws 6:00 News 6:30 Truth or Consequences 7:00 Brady Bunch 7:30 Partridge Family 8:00 Room 222 1:30 Odd Couple :0O Love American Style 10:00 News 10:30 Movie: Machine Gun McCain SATUROAY 5:55 News 6:00 H. R. Pufnstuf 6:30 Jackson 5 7:00 The Osmonds 7:30 Superstar Movie 8:30 Brady Kids 9:00 Bewitched 9:30 Kid Power 10:00 Funky Phantom 10:30 Lldsvllle 11:00 The Monkees 11:30 American Bandstand 12:00 Movie: Bride of the Monster 1:30 Bowling 3:00 Wide World of Sports 4:30 Reasoner Report 5:00 Animal World 5:30 Little People 6:00 Sonny end Char 7:M Jull* Andrew* ;