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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Drury Admits AuditorGeneral Doing Good Job OTTAWA CP Treasury Board President Drury told the Commons public ac counts cominitte here that AuditorGeneral Maxwell Hen derson is a responsible man and he does a responsible Drury was replying to Harold Winch ver East who quizzing him on comments he made on a tele vision show April The com ments were widely interpreted as criticism of the auditor gen The auditor general was not the committee He wrote committee chairman Alf Hales saying it was not in the public interest lor him to engage in debate with a minister of the The committee inquiry into the office of the auditor general was set up following remarks interpreted as criticism of Henderson by Privy Council President Donald Mac donald and Prime Minister Tru Winch pressed Drury to explain a statement he made on the CECTV public affairs program Drury had said the audi tor general had expressed Ms view on the appropriateness of some government The government naturally didnt with every I wonder myself whether the auditorgeneral should cast him self in this or whether we should look for really another kind of person to be auditor he said on the pro Replying to Drury read from the transcript of the program in which inter viewer Charles Lynch claimed the auditor general found idi ocy and lunacy in some gov ernment The treasury board president had disagreed with this view of what the auditor general had Drury said his reply to Lynch was intended to mean that if the auditor general was finding idiocy and luncy in government accounts he isnt the man we It wasnt criticism of the auditor general but the I dont think it should be the job of the auditor general to portray idiocy and Winch asked Drury whether the auditor general is finding idiocy and I dont think he Drury Hes a respon sible man and he does a respon sible In an opening statement to the Drury re peated views lie expressed in hc Commons about the role of the auditor He said the auditor general ihould not comment on policy Remarks should be confined ot the legality and probity of government ac counting Policy discussion belongs to Drury He suggested government de DRUHY Under Attack THE A SPANGLELAMD FANTASY HUBERT CASTLE JUNE 3rd and 4th Lethbridge Exhibition Grounds 2 SHOWS EACH DAY AT AND ADVANCE TICKETS NOW ON SALE at CAMMS SHOES and FOSTERS JEWELLERY CHILDREN ADULTS i NEW ACTS GREAT ENTERTAINMENT EVERYONE LOVES A CIRCUS 19201970 MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ENJOY THESE ACTIVITIES NEXT WEEK CELEBRATING THE 50th Anniversary OF UNIT 34 IN LETHBRIDGE MAY 19th Special Binge Night SO Silver Dollars 8 MAY 20th LadiM Auxiliary Draw for 50th Aniversary Ca MAY 21st 6 Luncheon For all past and 25 yaar ever members Smoker For all and their wives and MAY 22nd Special Dignitaries Evening Open houiB to oil MAY 23rd Provincial Command Evening Provincial Command officers in Provincial Command Draw for gold piece USUAL ENTERTAINMENT IN THE LOUNGE FRIDAY AND IOUNGE AND CANTEEN SATURDAY EVENINGS artmcnts foe allowed o make ccommendations on how to nevent future spending errors it the same time the auditor icnerals report is discussed by he Replying to Gerald Baldwin Drury aid there is sometimes a tine ine between what should be commented on by the auditor eneral and what should The government occasionally las to take one loss in order not j incur a larger the treas ury board president He raped the auditor general would not report the lesser DEBATED IN COMMONS Referring to Hendersons criticism of government spend ng on the scrapped Northum erland Drury said he does not see what pur ise is served by commenting m something already debated in Jw Speaking of the auditor gen erals he said the eminent would like to peg it to the salaries of the proposed fed eral The federal judges are to receive The audi tor general now earns Jack Cullen ob jected to the Toronto Globe and Mail and the Montreal Gazette printing excerpts from the audi tor generals 1969 report before they are discussed by the public accounts The report was made public in March but the commit tee has not yet completed a re view of the 1968 Why Do Pigs Get Shakes CALGARY CP The Western Hog Growers Asso ciation has given the Western Veterinary College in Saska toon a grant to find out why pigs get the The disease has been re ported in most areas of the world but little is known about its cause and preven The hog growers would like to find out if it is infec Todays Showtimes CAPITOL Saturday and Monday King of Hie Short Last complete PARAMOUNT Saturday Short Last complete Monday Zabriskie Short Last Complete COLLEGE MALL CINEMA Saturday and Monday Ben Last complete GREEN ACRES Saturday Go Go Battle of One complete Monday Bonnie and One Complete WRESTLING NITE EXHIBITION AUDITORIUM Abdullah vi Mighty Unut PLUS 4 IIC BOUTS IN CALGARY STAY AT THE ATLANTA MOTEL WHERE YCJU ARE A STRANGER ONLY ONCEI 45 Modern and Deluxo Units Bridal Free TV and left Dial Pbonei in all units Minutes from Shopplng Centre Grounds Moderate Rates Phone 2434651 3630 MACLEOD TRAIL Our Victoria 38 loin Us This SPECIAL Mayor Magrath Drive Phone 3275701 SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre BATTLE OF BRITAIN In Starring Trevor Kenneth More and Christopher Sat May Shows at and Tuesday and May 19 and OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR in Starring Dirk Phyllis Oalvert and Jack Monday shows at FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre Holiday Midnight Preview May 17th at REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN in starring Peter Adult Box office opens at MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre BATTLE OF BRITAIN In Starring Trevor Christopher Plummer and Kenneth Sat May Show at PICTURE BUTTE Cinema Theatre 80 STEPS TO JONAH in starring Wayne Newton and Jo Van Saturday arid May 16 and Saturday show at Sunday show at PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre THE CHRISTMAS TREE In Starring William Virna Lisi and May at and Sunday Midnight May 17 at CORRUPTION In Starring Peter Cushing and Sue Monday and May 18 and 19 CARRY ON PIM PERNEL In color with that Carry on Monday show at TABER Sky Voe DriveIn LAST CHALLENGE la Starring Glen Sat May Show starts at Sunday Midnight Preview May 17 at SCREAM AND SCREAM AGAIN In TABER Tower Theatre BATTLE OF BRITAIN In Starring Michael Kenneth Christopher Plummer and May Shows at and Midnight Preview May 16 at THE DEVILS BRIDE In Monday and May 18 and 19 THE DARING GAME In Starring Lloyd Monday show at and Get more out of life till family to o FAMILY I TODAY Thru the ruler of the rocMes M WALT DISNEY KINGoftiw An all Canadian CastHeadedBy CHRIS WIGGINSJ and JOHN YESNO In ttw pfctuiMOM wwt of Including Bwiff Yofto Nitionrf Ptffe TECHMCOIM SOX OFFICE OPBNI FIRST SHOW AT CONTINUOUS KIDS SOe ANYTIME PHONt 71100 nDlU F IN REEN ACRES PKIVCIH JUNCTION OF MAYOR MAGRATHCOUTTS HIGHVW I LAST TIME BATTLE OF BRITAIN IN COLOR GO GO MANIA IN COLOR THE BEATLES THE ANIMALS STARTS MONDAY Gates Open at One Complete Show at Speaking of CONNIE AND CLYDE AND LLUTT BULT tNTUITAJNMtNT STOCKHOLM AP The Swedish cabinet announced the crown jewels will be put on pub ic display at the royal Jnlil now the 24 royal pieces lave been kept in an under round vault at the Swedish Na Bank and taken out only once a year for tlie opening of 1970 THE IETHMIDOE 1 ox DISPLAY plan Ceasefire DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC SUITE 8304 5th National Phono 3277244 Lelhbrldgt ROSS SAIGON Reuters A hour ceasefire will bo observed by South Vietnamese forces from noon Monday to noon Tuesday in honor of Buddhas n government spokes man said The birthday also is the 80th anniversary of the birth of the late President Ho Chi Minh of North PHILIPS COLOR TV uruit RADIO t TV JACK J 302 13th N LABOR CLUB Corner 13h and 2nd WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 Cash Jackpot in 50 Game 1 and Game 10 11 Games Prize 20 All GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card All Wood Cards 5Qg Each Children Under 16 Net Bingo will also be ployed In the club room for members and their invited aueiti Music Friday and Saturday Banquet facilities THE INTERNATIONAL SET will b playing In clubroomi OLLEGE IIMEMA COLLEGE MALI 3286300 NOW SHOWING ONE SHOW ONLY Tonight at 8 The Worlds Most Honored Motion Picture Winner of II Academy Awards including Best REGULAR PRICES FAMILY mHARAREETSlIPHENBOia 2 SHOWS 2 8 STARTS MONDAY Matinei ot From the same producer who gave you BLOW UP comes the now picture for the now generation The east you wouldnt know but we guar antee that you will never forget the two young Mark Frechette Doric Holprin S3 MASH TONIGHT ULIOTT COULD DONALD SUTHERLAND ;