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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Radio station plan opposed EDMONTON (CP) A Uni- versity of Alberta senate com- mittee on the future of Radio Station CKUA says its final re- port, to be released within a week, expresses continued op- position to government plans for the station. Legislation proposed by the government would place the station, operated by the prov- ince through Alberta Govern- ment Telephones and under a licence granted to the univer- sity, under the authority of an Alberta Educational Communi- cations Corporation which would also cover educational television stations in Edmonton and Calgary. The committee told Advanced Education Minister Jim Foster at a meeting April 9 that plac- ing the radio station in the same corporation with educa- tional television opera tions would unreasonably orient the station towards formal educa- tional programming. The committee proposed a corporation for the ra- dio station which would be re- sponsible to the same "unv brella" corporation as the edu- cational television outlets. Mr. Foster suggested that the committee's fears would be al- layed -when detailed legislation was presented to the house, but the committee, in a prepared release yesterday, said that it still opposes the plan. Theatre destroyed BUENOS AIRES (Router) A tSieabre where the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar was to have opened was destroyed by a fire set with Molotov cocktails early today. Six armed men broke into the theatre while three of them held 25 technicians and stage hands at gunpoint the others hurled an estimated 15 in- cendiary bombs into the stalls, police said. The announcement that the rock opera was to be shown here brought a storm of protest, mainly from Roman Catholic groups. pHII "The People Who Take Time to Build f IIH.H J Best" Bring you the finest In Stereo Compon- ents now pvailable at: JACK'S RADIO TV SALES SERVICE 302 13fh St. N. Phone 327-4979 THE EAGLES PRESENT FOR YOUR DANCING PLEASURE 'PHIL LETHBRIDGE' Friday, May 4th, 9 p.m. EAGLES HALL Zsa Zsa helps Hashman open new centre VANCOUVER (CP) The Watergate scandal is really not all that important, said the show-biz blonde, and she chuck- ed a bottle of wine into the cigarette studded water of a fountain while a few onlookers applauded. The ceremony, running a fashionable 40 minutes late, saw Calgary millionaire Sam Hashman's million Royal Centre development declared open for business by Hungar- ian Hollywood performer Zsa Zsa Gabor, whose five divorce settlements have helped make her a millionaire too. In fact, the only losers in the affair were the swarming doz- ens who didn't get more than a glimpse of Zsa Zsa's middle- aged glamor after waiting nearly an hour for her to show up and stage a mock fight with a television newsmen. Miss Gabor declared that the Watergate affair in the United States has been blown up out of a lot of silly mistakes but should cool down soon "because it really isn't that important." She said also that a person's age isn't important and money isn't important. Miss Gabor denied a report that she was getting paid 000 for her part in the opening ceremony. She said she was do- ing it for nothing, as a favor to a friend. DATE MEASURE The capacity of the Arab dhow, a small ship, is measured by the number of 180-pound date E HOTEL 5th St. and 2nd Ave. S. PRESENTS BMB1 wi n tsf BLoB 3 TCN5TE, FRI. SAT. TKURS., FRI. AND SAT. The HOLIDAIRES at the HOTEL 510 3rd Ave. S. Maintain the red Famous uniform of the RCMP has undergone much change since the force Was formed TOO years ago, but has remained red. At centennial ball in Burnaby, B.C. Const. Ron HoIIingsworth, left, wore the 1873 version and his wife wore a turn-of-the-century gown. Const. Dave Slirvn wore a Mounties' uniform of today. r CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. EVENING ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS Friday and Saturday COUNTRY BLUES Members and their guests only! 4 4 4 4 CONCERT 16-VO1CE CHOIR 11-PIECE ORCHESTRA Students of BIBLE COLLEGE REGINA, SASK. Thurs. May 3rd p.m. Lethbridge Alliance Church 1202 3 Avenue South FRIDAY cud SATURDAY MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLV SOUTHERN ALBERT THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER" In color. Starring Sean Connery and Jill St. John. Thursday, Friday and Satur- day, May 3, 4 and 5. Thursday show at p.m. Adult. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "ADIOS SABATA" In color. Starring Yul Brynner. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 3, 4 and 5 Thurs- day show at p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. PINCHER CRbEK Fox Theatre "YOUNG WINSTON" In color. Starring Robert Shaw, Anne Bancroft and Simon Ward. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 3, 4 and 5. Thursday show at pm. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "THE TRAIN ROBBERS" In color. Starring John Wayne, Ann Margaret and Rod Taylor. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 3, 4 and 5. Thursday shows at and p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. C BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES 15th GAME JACKPOT IN 53 NOS. in 54 in 55 NOS. If no bingo called after 55 numbers we will continue for BONUS JACKPOT 48 NOS. NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS ALLOWED! PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS Weekend Entertainment for ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY THURSDAY- MAY 3 "BRIDGE TOWN TRIO" FRIDAY MAY 4 "BRIDGE TOWN TRIO" SATURDAY _ MAY 5 "SOUTHERN PLAYBOYS" CANADA IS 'POLITICAL WASHINGTON (CP) Sena- tor Henry Jackson, chairman of the Senate interior committee, today described Canada as political quagmire.'' Opening a two-day hearing into the stalled Alyeska oil pipe- line across Alaska, the Wash- ington state Democrat sug- gesied that before any consider- ation is given to building a pipe- line through Canadian territory, a formal U.S. treaty should be enacted. Jackson said he is fundamen- tally in favor of two pipelines across Alaska arid one going south through Canada to the U.S. Midwest. However, he felt it is vital for the Alaska route to be used first because that line can be com- pleted faster. "It would be the height of im- pudence to build a pipeline across Canada without a treaty." he said. "The Canadians could do a job on the U.S. consumers if they wished, raising prices and taxes. AVith a treaty we could work out a consolidated method with Canada for moving the oil. "Politics in Canada are ex- tremely pre- anier of British Columbia wants to bring the pipeline down through the Peace River coun- try. My suggestion is to get the oil from Alaska by the Alaskan route, meanwhile negotiating with Canada for a second route." Jackson claimed that there are "terrible problems" be- tween Ottawa and the prov- ing. "The Trudeau government stands or falls on what the New Democratic party does. "As you know, the premier of LABELLED QUAGMIRE' B.C. is a member of that party and he wants the route down through B.C. half-way by rail, to Washington area. "Canada right now is a politi- es! quagmire." TodayV PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "Effects of Gamma Rays on Man in Moon Marigolds" Last Complete Show Aduit PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects "Sounder" Last Complete Show Family COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects "Dirty Little Billy" Last Complete Show Restricted Adult GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN High" :'Play It Again One Complete Show Adult COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT-CITY OF LETHBRIDGE Public Swimming, Skating and Museum Schedule Facility Thuis., May 3 Fri., May 4 Sot., May 5 Sun., May 6 Mon., May 7 FRITZ SICK (Adults Only) 12 1 Swirn (Adults only) 12-1 p.m. Swirn 3-6 Swim 1-5 p.m. Family Swim 6 8 Swim (Adults Only) 12-1 p.m. SIR ALEXANDER ALT 5 p.m. THE EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL In the AZTEC LOUNGE BALLADS by "ERNIE SANDS" in the CABARET "GREAT DIVIDE" if Thursday end Friday Everyone admitted FREE if Saturday ST.00 ccver charge per person in the FRONTIER DINING ROOM Playing for your dancing I pleasure Fridays and Sat- urdays from to p.m. 'HARRY BAILEY7 (at the keyboard) Also playing for your lis- tening pleasure Sundays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thunday, May 3, 1973 1HE LETHBRID6E HEKAID 7 Work is stopped on rail line VANCOUVER (CP) Crows Nest Industries Ltd. slopped work Wednesday on ills propos- ed Kootenay and Elk Railway in southeastern B.C. Company president Bruce Pepper said construction is being postponed indefinitely in the face of provincial govern- ment opposiiion. Mr. Pepper said he remains hopeful that tiie 80-mile rail link with the United Stales will bs built some time in Ihe future, after either a change of govern- ment or a change of heart by the present New Democratic party government. "Wte haven't changed our at- titude as far as building the railway is he said. Crews began clearing the right-of-way for the line last week in order to meet a May 1 deadline ir. the railway's char- ter for a start on construction, BLOCKS RAILWAY But Premier Dave Barrett ef- fectively blocked the railway by refusing a request for a right- of-way through the provincially- owned Elk Forest area to the U.S. border near Eureka, Mont. Mr. Pepper said some clear- ing and grading has been done at the company's potential coal plant site at Line Creek, at the northern end of the proposed line, where work was halted Tuesday, and about two-thirds of a mile has teen cleared and partly graded at Elko, where it meets the provincial land. The object of the proposed rail Itefr with the Burlington Northern Railroad in the U.S. is to provide an alternate route to the present Carjadian Pacific Railway line for shipping Crows Nest coal to the deep sea bulk loading port at Roberts Bank, some 10 miles south of Van- couver. The NDP government's oppos- ition to the new line, which was supported by the previous Social Credit government, is based on the contention that it would take coal-carrying busi- ness away from CP Rail with a consequent loss of jobs in B.C. "This line would not cause the loss of one single Mr. Pepper said, adding that additional jobs would be cre- ated if the K and E were allow- ed to proceed. Angry aldermen smashes mike DARTMOUTH, N.S. (CP) Alderman Arnold Vfhitworth, has opposed taping by ra- dio stations during city council sessions, smashed a CBC micro- phone during discussion of a motion to restrict the news me- dia to the press table while council is meeting. Alderman Whitworfh 'was speaking on a motion he intro- duced to ban reporters from moving around council cham- bers with tape recorders when he noticed the microphone on a stand behind him. He turned around, tore the microphone from its post and smashed it. SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MATINEE SATURDAY AFTERNOON college cinema Are. Mayor Maymh Dr., ON THE SCREEN "SONS OF KATIE ELDER' IN TECHNICOLOR With JOHN WAYNE DEAN MARTIN Doors Open One Show at p.m. All Seats This Show 5QC green acres LAST TIMES TONITE Mayor Mzgrath Dr. Courts Hwy 327 1100 'ACE HIGH1 IN COLOR WITH ELI WALLACH "PLAY IT AGAIN SAM" IN COLOR WITH WOODY ALLAN FRIDAY and SATURDAY j not cool slick heroes. They're worn, tough men and that's why they're so dangerous. GATES OPEN P.M. ONE Complete SHOW AT 9 P.M. BILL HIT NO. 2 'RETURN OF SABATA' ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN paramount (ft St. 4th An. South. 327-5100 NOW SHOWING At p.m. bouquet Powerf ul and affecting a rare achievement." Stephen father >n ttit lines 2OttiOfltltfy Fox Presents JOANNE WOODWARD EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOOM DtLUXtSl The Paul Ntwnwn Production of the Pulitzer Prize winning play CHURCH MAGAZINE VOTE "SOUNDER" PICTURE OF THE YEAR FAMILY i UATfL 'SOUNDER' ISA -LIZ SMITH. Cosmopolitan MATINEE SATURDAY AT P.M. "SOUNDER" A notion B. rudnlli M.rtln Rltl film paramount cinema St. 4Ul Ava. South, 327-6100 NOW SHOWING AT P.M. RESTRICTED ADULT college cinema JOlh Aw. Mayor Majrath Dr, 328-630O TONITE thru SAT. AT P.M. COLUMBIA PICTURES Present! LITTLE Starring MICHAEL J. POLLARD A JACK LWARNER and INC. Productkm ;