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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta The Indian Raj new life-style to subcontinent The Indian Raj was the and slow." In India he might highnoon of the British rule of be the district officer of an the Indian subcontinent. Dur-1 area the size of a large English ing the period from 1877, when j county, or perhaps fight in the Queen Victoria was proclaimed legendary North West Frontier Empress of India, to 1911, j where, in the Khyber Pass, when George V was crowned j every rock was said to be stain- King Emperor, the Raj flour- ed with British blood. During ished, producing a life-style that was totally unique. The "Raj" is viewed on part six of the CTV Television Net- work's Sunday evening docu- mentary series '-The British Empire." telecasting Sunday November 5 at pm. The program views as the British turned their Indian Em- pire into a source of wealth, with the envelopment of large tea plantations and the building of a fine network of railways which criss-crossed the conti- nent. For the British male, India offered an eventful life. Accom- j follow the trappings of the panied by his memsahib he. sailed O'Jt from the mother British. country on a P. and 0. The "Raj" is the second pro- christened by Kipling as "dear' gram on India in the series. the hot weather the govern- ment moved to Simla to enjoy what one observer called "pic- nics and adultery." The "Raj" also examines the role of the Viceroy in India, who, as the representative of the King Emperor, ruled the sub-continent. The archetypal Viceroy was Lord Curzon, a scholar, humane administrator, archaeologist and snob. Around him and, his court at the turn of the century was forged the belief in absolute British sup- remacy and the lifestyle of hi.- court seemed to more closely j dynasty than anything HOMEOWNERS FREE FINANCIAL CONSULTATION in the privacy of your home LET MIDTOWN SHOW YOU how to Reduce payments 50% or more. Pay laxes make renovations. Make major purchases prepare for winter. Remember: ANY AMOUNT--ANY REASON We ccme to you. No questions asked, Put MJDTOWN'S years of experience to work for you. Call now. NORMAN J. GIESBRECHT Day: 327-2181 Evenings Weekends 328-OOO3 midtown mortgage loans ltd. 1265-3rd AVENUE S. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA T1J OK2 Try Us You'll Like Us! ACME TELEVISION LTD. in co-operaHon with BRING YOU COLOR TELEVISION LEASING! Hare ere just a -few of the mcny a Jvcm'agss to a color tele- vision from Acma Television. I'o Initial Investment (e.g. 19" Color TV costs ycu >V Ko Interest On investment (Save >r Ko Service Cost or Problem (Service Contract costs -fa KG Dejsrs-satlon (A new TV depreciates by Purchased Set Cannot Be Exchanged at Any Time Leased Sat Csn Be ExcHangsd at Any Time After 1 Year You Can Lease This 19" SYLVANJA COLOR PORTABLE TV FOR ONLY 18 Monthly You Can Lease This 26" SYLVANiA COLOR TV FOR ONLY Monthly During the month of October we -will devote a percentage of our sales to the UNITED APPEAL FUND CME LEVISION LTD. 535 13 St. North and College Mall ;