Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
New cable signal rules OTTAWA (CP) - New tech-ideal standards designed to ensure a better signal for subscribers of cable television systems were tabled in (he Commons by Communications Minister Eric Kierans. The new communications department standards will be ap- DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic National Store Bldg. Ph. 327-7244 lethbrldge plied gradually to the 350 existing cable systems in Canada. New systems will be judged by the standards immediately. The performance of existing cable operations will be assessed by the department over the next few years. Cable oper^ tors will be obliged after the assessment to bring their systems up to the new performance standards over a prescribe ed period. The new rules: -Establish categories of signals received and distributed by cable systems. -Set standards for signals re- Commencing TONIGHT At The . . . 4hh HIGHWAY 23 SOUTH - AVe Invite you to come In and enioy thi� fine group) ceived and amplified at the head - end, or antenna, of the cable system. -Establish yards ticks for measuring the quality of the signal received by the subscriber once it has passed through the coaxial cable from the antenna to the television or radio receiver. The new standards follow an announcement in January that the communications department is willing to deal with applications for cable systems using as many as 20 television channels. Systems now vary between 10 and 12 channels. These systems would have to be approved by the Canadian Radio - Television Commission which deals with the broadcasting aspect of cable. The communications department is concerned with the technical quality of cable systems. COUGAR SIZE Adult cougars have a total length of six to 8Vfe feet and weigh from 100 to 175 pounds. Best actress winner named LONDON (AP) - Sarah Miles has been named best actress of 1970 by the British Variety Club for her performance in Ryan's Daughter. Albert Finney was voted best actor at the club ceremony for his work in the title role of Serfage. Todays Showtimrs PARAMOUNT Short Subjects - 2:15, 7:00, 9:15 "Get Carter" 2:40, 7:25, 9:45 Last Complete Show - 9:15 PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects - 7*15 9:30 "Owl 'and the Pussy Cat" 7:50, 10:05 Last Complete Show - 9:30 COLLEGE CINEMA "Dr. in Trouble" 7:00, 10:10 "Perfect Friday" 8:35 Last Complete Show - 8:35 Wednesday, March 31, 1971 - THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD - 7 A BEATLE COMES HOME - Beetle Paul McCartney, now cleanshaven, carries his two-year-old daughter, Mary, and walks with wife, Linda, at Heathrow Airport in London on their arrival home from Los Angeles. At right is Heather, Mrs. McCartney's nine-year-old daughter by a previous marriage. Oddities in the News Held Over by Popular Demand RHEA RECORDING STAR J "RUSS MARSH 4 and The Country 3" 1 APPEARING TONIGHT AT THE 1 MINERS1 LIBRARY '. Every time her face gets wet it breaks into a rash. Thunder Bay strike ends OTTAWA (CP) - Conciliators were congratulated by Labor Minister Bryce Mackasey for reaching "a fair and equitable settlement" in the Lake-head grain handlers' strike. Mr. Mackasey told Rod Thomson (NDP - Battleford-Kindersley) the strike at Thunder Bay has ended. Be at . . . 426 - 6th Street S. ANGLO DISTRIBUTORS GRAND OPENING Thursday - 9:30 a.m. FREE GIFT - PRIZES The COLLEGE Presents MONTE CARLO and DANCE SATURDAY, APRIL 3rd COMING SOON iHJSTIN HOfFMiN1 "irnTJE BIO MAN" FanavMion'-fectrtcotor* ' � The Friendly Staff MARTENS t I HEE PARKING , . THE WAR'S MOST IMPOSSIBLE ESCAPE, STORY BECOMES THE YEAR'S FUNNIEST COMEDYI STARTS TOMORROW AT 7:00 AND 9:15 P.M. Rollicking fun... A masterpiece of cinemagraphic humor!,,,,,,,,,,,,,. "Funny...Will make your bellies scha with laughter" -itiltul twill. TERRY-THOMAS BOURVIL-L.DE ffUNES EASTMAN COLOUR teSn!ght : "DOCTOR IN TROUBLE" and "PERFECT FRIDAY"