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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THB ICTHBRIDGE HERAID Saturday, May 19, 1973 TV critics rap Jalna saga LONDON (CP) British television viewers had their first taste Thursday of the CBC's Whiteoaks of Jalna saga and the critical reaction so far is one of caustic hilar- ity. "I for says Daily Mir- ror critic Mary Malone, "will take a long time to forget im- mortal lines such as: 'Oh God, why can't things be the way they used to "Mind you, give credit to those canny Canadian writers who know the fallibility of memory. They drummed home every line so that ev- erybody echoed everybody else: 'You must sell Jalna.' At this dialogue rate, The Mirror critic concludes, the serial should run 25 years. The production is being shown here on the Thames commercial channel in the 13 episodes which were all that the CBC made before decid- ing to call it a day, or as Nancy Banks-Smith in The Guardian puts it, "before the man in the white coat came.' 'COLLISION SUSPECTED Miss Banks-Smith, ahighly- respected TV critic, says Jalna looks as though the Forsyte Saga and Peyton Place "had collided most messily." "It really is a very nasty accident one hardly knows which piece of dead dialogue to pick up first." The Guardian critic sums up the first episode thus: "The family briefly, consists IISI E E I E 128-1241 of Renny who Is haughty and Meggy who is potty and Dilly who is randy and Granny who is ghastly. I like Maurice though. The exigencies of the plot required him to rush in shouting 'Its war' or 'It's Right from the start, she says, she suspected something because Jalna was "most dreadfully infested with muicians, always a bad sign." "Jalna had musicians the way most houses have mice." TAKE THIS COUPON TO BETTER HEARING DEALER HEAR FOR YOURSELF. WITHOUT OBLIGATION. Your authorized Zenith dealer will help you to select the Zenith aid bast suited to provide hearing you. The fin- est possible combination o! power, tone and frequency re- sponse will be personally dem- onstrated to show you tha wonders of better hsanng. ZENITH QUALITY HEARING AIDS with all the deluxe features at buy-now prices start at iess than LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Paramount Theatre Bldg. Phone 328-4080 Day near ior quake predictions EDMONTON (CP) A Unit- ed States scientist says it may soon be to scientifi- cally predict major earthquakes years before they happen. Dr. Lynn Sykes, associate professor of geology at the La- ment Doherty Geological Ob- at Columbia Univer- sity in New York city, says the social implications of such pre- dictions still have to be ironed out. 'In a limited sense, we should be able to predict earth- quakes within the next few he said in a speech at the University of Alberta. "They (the predictions) will be crude at first and we must be care- ful how we do it socially. We don't want to create panic and more havoc." Dr. explained that earthquakes give off warning signals such as changes in the level cf the land, the flow of water and electrical conductiv- ity. The speed of seismic waves also decreases. The signals would be evident a few months before a minor quake and several years before a major disaster, Dr. Sykes said. "Then, just before the earth- quake, there is a quiet the calm before the storm." The field of research is rela- tively new and the problem of pinpointing the exact time of the quakes remains to be solved. Dr. Sjkes said he picked out three high-risk areas in Alaska and six months later there was an earthquake In one of them, near Sitka. "But the timing was coinci- dental I couldn't have said when it would happen." New star is born Ronald from the Montreal suburb of Pierrefonds holds his six-month-old daughter, Julia, after the child was awarded a contract to star in the motion picture 'Child Under A Leaf. The film will be shot in the Montreal area this summer and co-stars Dyan Cannon and Donald Pilon. ODD SHAPED LAKE Tagish Lake, two-third in British Columbia and one-third in the Yukon, is about 70 miles long, with an average width of less than two miles. HOCKEY SCHOOLS LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA FOR BOYS 9-15 YEARS FULLY QUALIFIED INSTRUCTORS VIC STASIUK NHL COACH (Guest Instructor) Pius other fop instructors GENERAL I NFORMATION hours ice time daily Chalk talks and instructional fiims Hockey game on final day of eoch school REGISTRATION FEE BOY CITY OF LETHBRIDGE RESIDENTS JUNE 25th 30th 9 years to 10 years AUGUST 13th 18th 11 years to 15 years SOUTHERN ALTA. DISTRICT RESIDENTS AUGUST 20th 25th 9 years to IS years Applications Accepted On First Come, First Served Basis THIS IS A CITY OF LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY SERVICES PROJECT SUPPORTED BY YOUR LOCAL BOTTLER OF PEPSI-COLA Name .............................Address Phone..............Position........... Age Medical Number Applications to be accompanied by registration fee All application! must be in by May 31, 1973. Applications must be addressed to and cheques made payable to the CITY OF LETHBRIDGE (in care of Community Services Department, City of The applicant agrees that the Game City Hockey School will not be held responsible for any accident or loss that may occur during the duration of the ichool. Each boy must furnish all hu own equipment (goal tending equipment will bs Date Parent's Signature For further information 328-2341, Ext. 256, or 327-1310 art exhibition _ OTTAWA fCP) Prime Min- if I Trucleau opened an exhibi- tion of Eskimo art Thursday night at the National Art Gal- lery. Mingling among art patrons were about 35 Eskimo artists. Their numbers were bolstered by delegates to a conference in Ottawa and northern students living here. The collection of more than 400 pieces of stone, bone and ivory is being shown for the ninth and last time. The show opened in Vancouver in 1971 and since then has appeared in Paris, Copenhagen, Leningrad, Moscow. London, Philadelphia and Montreal. The prime minister and Mrs. Trudeau dined with several of the artists in the gallery restau- rant before opening the exhibit. Among them was Jessie Oo- nark, a painter and weaver from Baker Lake, N.W.T. Like most of the artists present, she speaks no English. The artists were represented at the presen- tation by Ruby Arngna'naaq of Baker Lake who acted as inter- preter. She presented the prime minister with an Eskimo carv- ing. The exhibition, entitled Sculp- ture Inuit, contains woiks dat- ing from 700 BC to the present. The works are lent to the ex- hibit by private collectors. Korea admitted GENEVA (AP) By a vote of 56 to 41, with 25 abstentions, the World Health Assembly Thursday admitted North Kor- ea as a member of the World Health Organization. South Korea and 27 other countries, including Japan and all Western powers, were defeated 59 to 52 on a motion postponing the is- sue until 1974. ?sFU asking for cliemical purchase help EDMONTON (CP) The National Farmers' Union has asked the Alberta government to provide financial assistance for farmers purchasing chem- icals to control wild oats. In a letter to min- ister Hugh Horr.'3r, the NFU said the late, cool spring in Central and Northern Albena resulted in slow sprouting of wild oats. Many farmers will not be able to use normal con- trol practices such as delayed seeding and cultivation. Tha NFU said post-emer- gence chemical control costs range from S3 to S5 an acre with pre-emergence treatment costing more. Failure to provide assistance mil result in excessive dock- age and yield losses because many farmers believe wild oat control chemical costs are pro- hibtive. The ALEC HOTEL Presents In the Saloon Tavern TONIGHT "LIFE" MONDAY- MAY 21st "THE LINEMEN" Rote's divorced NEW YORK (AP) Sharon Rote has won an unconditional divorce from sportscaster Rote, former running back for New York Giants football team Married twice in Juarez Mexico, on Aug. 2, 1965, and in New York City on their fifth an- niversary the couple had been separated since Nov. 15, 1971. The divorce was granted Thursday in Manhattan Sup- reme Court. Mrs. Rote is the former Sha- ron Ritchie, a beauty contest winner from Greenwich, Conn BUYING TIRES? 6 ways we make it easy 1. We make it easy at 172 Stores and Dealers 2. Firestone gives you the complete tire choice. 3. Our sales people are tire people. 4. Our prices are surprisingly low. 5. Firestone Riding System Service stretches tire life. 6. Our No-Gimmick Guarantee earned its name. Robeson awarded degree NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) Paul Robeson, the ac- tor and singer who gained polit- ical notoriety when he refused to sign a statement saying he was not a Communist, was awarded an honorary degree by iTs alma mater, Rutgers Uni- versity, yesterday. His son, Paul Jr., 45, of Brooklyn, N.Y., accepted the doctor of humane letters de- gree. Robeson, 75, remained at his home in Philadelphia, where he is confined by illness. Robeson was an all-America football player, lawyer and scholar who also won renown as an actor and singer. He has re- mained out of the public eye for several decades. He was denied a passport by the U.S. state department for eight years after he refused to sign the statement saying he was not a communist. The re- quirement for such a statement was later reversed by a Su- preme Court decision. OLDEST TREE The oldest tree in Canada, a Douglas fir, was years old when felled. 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