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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Attempt to hire killer NEW ORLEANS (AP) The Times-Picayune says il lias learned that efforts were made this week to hire a killer to murder Perching Gervais, the former New Orleans investiga- tor who is on his way back here from Vancouver, B.C. "The sum offered for the job is reported in five the newspaper reports today. Gervais, an American who has said he swore out a false affidavit against District Altor- "HOSEA" TONIGHT 8 P.M. YAIES MIMORLAL CENTRE ncy Jim Garrison, had his min- isterial permit to work in Can- ada cancelled Thursday. liryce Macltasey, manpower and immigration minister, said in Ottawa that the permit prob- ably was issued "on the basis that the man's life could have been endangered or in jeopardy because of his role." He added: "Obviously ho can't be in too much danger or otherwise he wouldn't have gone back." Asked licrc about the reports Gervais's life is in danger, U.S. Attorney Gerald J. Gallinghouse said he could not comment di- rectly. "We would be very concerned about any threat to the safety of any potential witness in a fed- MARQUiS HOTEL (BEVERAGE ROOM) PRESENTS BARNEY AND THE BEER NUTS Thursday Friday Saturday ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 53 NUMBERS IN 54 IN 55 NOS. If no bingo called after 55 nos. we will conlinua for NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS AlLOWEDl PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS ENTERTAINMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS TONITE SATURDAY, MAY 27-CllFF'S COMBO cral case whether he was friendly to the government or said Uallinghouso. Police Supt. Clarence Giar- russo would not confirm nor deny that his office was investi- gating, saying only: "We will do whatever is necessary to protect Mr. Gergais." Ffiinl-liKarled idler foils robber's plan EDMONTON (CP) a faint-hearted female teller foiled a bank robber's plan reported by police today. A man in his early 20s walked into a Brink of Nova Scotia branch Thursday and handed Shirley Friesen a note saying: "This is a slick-up." The robber kept his right hand in his pocket and, after handing the teller the note, said: "I'm desperate, I mean, Ihis is serious." The teller fainted. The robber fled. HINT. RECORD GLASTONBURY, Engl and (CP) Scotsman Robert Rey- nard celebrated Hogmanay by running rings around one world record he blew 86 smoke rings with one pulf of a cigar, ctte. The previous record, set in 1970. was a mere 53 rings. Lancaster acquitted 011 charge LOS ANGELES (AP) Hurl Lancaster has been acquitted on a charge of misdemeanor drunk driving. A jury returned its unanimous verdict yesterday after hriet deliberations in the trial result- inn from the actor's arrest last Aug. C. Lancaster said after the ver- dict: "It proved my faith in the jury system." LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Character actor Michael A. Do Anda has been booked for inves- tigation of possessing heroin for sale, authorities say. De Anda was arrested yesterday after narcotic agents found pounds of uncut heroin in the aclor's home, a spokesman for the bureau of narcotic enforcement said. COPENHAGEN (AP) Asta Nielsen, a Danish actress who was one of Europe's biggest film and stage stars, died Wednesday at, the age of 80. Miss Nielsen's dark eyes were known to movie and theatre- goers across Europe and beyond from 1910 to 1937 There was an Asta Nielsen fashion craze, she was a pinup sweetheart in the German trenches of the First World War, and theatres and movie houses were named for her. Die Asta, as her fans called her, did much of her work in Germany. Passport Photos Condid Wtddlnni fiaun Flaming PhoM fupplin A. E. CROSS STUDIO Phm 3 J Will 710 3rd S. Phone 33B4231 SOUlRri IBflffll THfK MOVIES YOU LIKE BEST CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE RAILWAY CHILDREN" In Technicolor. Old fashioned with a twist. Saturday, May 27 shows at and p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "SKIN GAME" In color. Stsrring James Garner. Lou Gossetl and Susan Clark. Saturday, May 27 shows at and p.m. Adult. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "THE SAVAGE WILD" In Technicolor. Slarring Gor- don Eastman. Carl Spore and Maria Eastman. Satur- day, May 27 show at p m. Family. PICTURE BUTTE-Cinema Theatre "THE DESERTER" In color. Starring Chuck Connor, Richard Crrnrja and Ridtardo Monlalban. Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 20 shows each evening at p.m. Suitable for Children. P1NCHER CRtEK Fox Theafre "SONG OF NORWAY" In color. Starring Toralv Maur- slad, Florence Henderson and Robert Morley. Saturday, May 27 shows at and p.m. Family Sunday, May 2fl at p.m. only "BUNNY O'HAHE" in color. Starring Ernest Borgnuie and Bette Davis. Adult. TABER Tower Theatre color. Starring Burl Ives. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, May 27, and 30. Saturday shows at and p.m. Suitable for Children. "The People Who Toko Timo to Build The Bes1" Bring you the finest in Stereo Compon- ents now available at: JACK'S RADIO TV SALES SERVICE 302 13th St. N. Phone 327-4979 iti' Ji'.u .'I! NOW SHOWING TONIGHT at 8 P.M. "There is only one Brando. He is the God- father, the centerpiece of what promises to be the 'Gone With The Wind' of gangster movies." -PAUL D. ZIMMERMAN', NEWSWEEK ONE SHOW SUNDAY at 8 P.M. ONLY Salurday, May 27, 1972 _ THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD RAQUEL IN NEW ROLE A victim of "Bluebeard" in the movie of the same name is Uaquel Welch, a nun in the film, made in Budapest, Hungary. "Bluebsard" is Richard Burton. Choreographer panned by critics 1.IKK DlllNK Norwegians consumed litres of the Xorwcigian liquor from in 1971. FKW I'llOMCS The developing countries g[ Asia, Africa and Latin Ameri- ca have an average of one ti'lc- phor.2 to oi-ery 100 pccjile. GATES OPEN P.M. One Complete Show AT P.M. I TONIGHT and SUNDAY f JAMES GARNER JOANHACKETT WALTER BRENNAri HIT NO. 2 O e 'BANANAS II with WOODY AttEN STARTS MONDAY m. ADUtT HIT NO. 2 VON RICKTHOFEN BROWN' in color JOHN PHILLIP LAW WASHINGTON (CP) Cana- dian choreographer Brian Mac. donald got a roasting from a Washington critic after two of his ballets were presented at the Kennedy Centre by the visiting Harkncss Ballet of New York. Critic George Gelles of The Evening Star said the two works suggest that Macdonald is the "most -vulgar choreogra- pher currently at His dances have a gutter sensibility that always strives for the cheapest Gelles wrote. "Emotion, even tender emotion, is expressed solely in terms of crude violence, and sex is made to seem a sin." The remarks were made to include both the premiere ot Macdonald's staging of Fire- bird, to music by Igor Stravin- sky, and Time Out of Mind, which Macdonald created about 10 years ago. Washington Post reviewer Jean Battey Lewis had praise for the lavish production of Firebird, said to have cosl more than and found Macdonald's choreography "in- but said it did not allow the title character "its full exotic allure." She wrote somewhat neulral- ly of the "high-frequency stri- dency" of Time Out of Mind and its "erotic, frenetic chore- ography." fllacdonald. whose works are in the repertoire of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet as well as in at least seven companies in the U.S. and Europe, is a former director of both the, Harkness and the Royal Swedish ballets. lie is to direct the staging of the Mozart opera, Cosi Fan Tutte, at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa next month. TV V V LABOR CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13lh ST. N. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS TONITE SATURDAY "Jerry and the Travellers' Members and Invited Guests! Don't Miss the Thrills! Spills! Action! Sunday, May 28 Time Trials at p.m. Racing at p.m. EXHIBITION SPEEDWAY SUPER STOCK ACTION PLUS A FULL SLATE OF C's AND CLAIMERS 5AAR Southern Alberta Auto Racers in conjunction with ENERSON MOTORS LTD. YOUR PONTIAC BUICK AGENCY 817 4lh AVE. S., LETHBRIDGE The Super Stackers will feature such drivers as Brian Selby, Len Vaselenak, Wayne and Lawrence Bailey driving cars such as: Beaumonts, Camaros, Olds F-85's, Firebirds and Chargers. Today's Showtimes l-AKAMUUN'l' Saturday "The Godfather" Last Complete Show Sunday "The Godfather" One Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Saturday Start Subjects "One is a Lonely Number" Last Complete Show Sunday Short Subjects "One is a Lonely Number" One Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Saturday "The Ten Commandments" Last Complete Show Sunday "The Graduate" "Joe" One Complete Show 8: CD r.rtEEN ACRES DRIVE-IN Saturday and Sunday "Support Your Local Sheriff" "Bananas" One Complete Show Okays spanking MINNEAPOLIS (AP) An elementary school principal who spanked and slapped sev- eral sludeijls lor boating up another youngster used "rea- j sonablc force" and thus was' not guilty of assault, a judge has ruled. Principal George Lillquist admitted in court he spanked three boys and slap- pod livo of Ilicm for allegedly beating up another boy last month. WILL VISIT JAPAN LONDON (AD-Prime Min- istcr Edward Heath will pay a visit to Japan, probably iji Sep- tember, the Fress Association reported here. No British 1 prime minister has ever visited Japan. DSETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic Suite 8-304 5th SI. S. Ph. 327-72-14 FIRST SHOW STARTS AT 7 P.M. TUD1 WIGGINS CHRISTOPHER ST. JOHN GREER ST. JOHN PM1UIOUK1 RIMES 13 PHffus ra nnmoiia: IKE RETURH OF IKE FAMILY i 1 Commandnimts Positively Ends Tonight ONE SHOW AT 8 P.M. ADULT-NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN SHOWING TONIGHT AMD SUNDAY "When cut there orz trirec Ihings you gOnO do- COICR IsALongtyNumbgr JKOV.'ING SUNDAY AT P.M. STARTS SUNDAY SUNDAY ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT 8 P.M. ONLY 2 TREMENDOUS FEATURES UN THE SAME PROGRAM MflNNFR 7 ACADEMY AWARD WINNER i NOMINAT30NS MIKE NICHOLS LAWRENCE TUflMAN NOMINATIONS Including: Best Picluu BBS! Actress Best Actor Everybody's talking about... GRADUATE RESTRICTED ADULT 'JOE' PULLS NO PUNCHES. IT'S NEVER BEEN SERVED UP ON FILM THIS HOTI" -Archer Winston, N.r.POSf "MUST SURILY RftNK IN IWPACF WIN! BONNIE AND C'YDf'l" -TIME, JULY MONDAY FIRST SHOW STARTS P.M. COLOR ;