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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta P.VSI 3 68th annual Santa Claus Parade Nov. 18 Santa Claus, the unmistak- able symbol of Christmas, comes to town a few days early which will be telecast live on CBC-TV Saturday, Nov. IB, at a.m. and also on CTV at 10 riding on the last float in the a.m. annual Santa Claus Parade, I In this, the BOth year of the classic, more than 25 large mo- torized floats, 16 military and high-school bands and nearly a thousand youngsters and stu- dents will make up the parade. 'The British Empire' Part 7 Vision of Cecil Rhodes Cecil Rhodes, while an under- graduate at Oxford, with an in- come of a year, be- came obsessed with a vision of Britain's imperial role. "I eon- he wrote, "that we are the first race in the world and the more of the world we in- habit the better Rhodes' monopoly of the encr.-mous diamond wealth in South Africa and the struggle by the British tor control of the Transvaal is viewed on part seven of the CTV Televi- sion Network's Sunday Night documentary series, "The Ish Empire." Entitled "Scram- ble for this is the sec- ond of four programs about Africa and telecasts Sunday. November 12 at p.m. on Channel 13. The program opens to the sounds of Verdi's "Aida" and the magnificent opening cer- emonies of the Suez Canal. The British gain control of the Ca- nal and the annexation of large parts of the African continent by other European countries quickly follows. But Rhodes steps in their way and the pro- gram views him monopolizing the n e w I y formed diamond mines at Kimberley. We then see the failure of the British to oppose President Kruger's Beers in the Trans- vaal, culminating in the first South African War, which re- sults in a series of British de- feats and independence for Transvaal. Rhodes is then de- termined to grab central Africa before any other nation, but his attempt to promote a revolu- tion in Johannesburg fails. The German Kaiser sends Kruger a o! con- gratulations and the British are furious. The Boers demand the CBC French programs sold Sales of seven CBC French television programs to a num- ber of European markets have been announced by Laurier Hebert, director o! public rela- tions for the CBC French net- work, in Montreal. Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Poland and Hungary have al] shown Interest in these Cana- dian produced programs and have made their purchases. withdrawal ot British troops from the Transvaal Border and prepare themselves lor war. But the British are not ready and in one "Black Week" suffer four defeats. The program documents the course of the WET through the contemporary photographs, drawings and mu- sic-hall songs ot the day, such as "The Boers Have Got My Daddy" and "Hot Time In The Tonight." The Boers continue to defy British might for another two years, thus se- riously undermining the su- premacy of British prestige in the eyes of the world, British imperialism will never be quite the same again. v e r its long history, the Sstita Claus Parade has be- -ome not only a special event or Canada, but has become a amiliar and favorite event of he pre-Christmas season for all f North America. As always, the parade is in- ended to be a children's de- light with floats created around themes of nursery and cartoon characters. This year, however, a new di- mension has been added as all he elements of the parade have been placed in a winter setting with the colors blue and silver predominating. The theme of the 1972 Santa Claus Parade is "How do you get lo ex- pressed in the lead float, which ;ias an archway and an ascend- ing flight of stairs leading to a land of Christmas fantasy. Thus Sunday, November 12 (0 Thought for the Day E 4-H Club Time (D Farm News O ArUiie's Fun House IB 'louse of Frlghtenstein ffj) Christopher Closeup O Harlei- Globetrotters O Crossroads (D This is the Life Q Rex Humbard B Gospel Hour Revival Fires Gospel Hour Kathryn KuMman Uncle Bobby 3 Captain Scarlet Face the Nation (D Make a Wish 8 Sunday Hour Faith for Today Day of Discovery (B Day of Discovery ID Curiosity Shop (B Oral Roberts gMeet the Press NFL HigWites Come on over! DEAL WITH THE ENGINE CHIEFS! from 292's to 4405. NCW IN STOCK! Come on over and pick your power From a lull line of engines From the spunky 250cc lo the big-hearled 440cc Select I he Car and the engine size that s right For you Sunday Driver' Trail Buff? Racer? We've r-ol your size SEE THE NEW ARCTIC CAT "EL TIG RE" ON DISPLAY NOWI AMPLE FREE PARKING LETHBRIDGE HONDA CENTRE 1117 2nd AVE. S. PHONE 327-8889 Monday Open On My a.m. to p.m. Thundoy and Friday B.-30 a.m. to 9 p.m. IAR( Southern Albeilo'i largei! and Progressive Motorcycle Dealer 01 NFL tU Bulhvinkle O MSU Open House IB Horst Koehler O NFL (53) Rural Report O NFL, Ql Issues and Answers d Rex Humbard (D Insight (D Man Alive IB Market Place Notre Dame Footbal B Sports Week IB NFS IB CFL Pre-Gaine Show B The Hunch 13 CFL Q) NFL CS District 7 B Garner Ted Armstrong B Reach for the Top O Sixty Minutes B Country Canada Garner Ted Armstrong O Here's Lucy Movie: Playmates g Music to See Wild Kingdom ID This is Your Life O Doris Day B Odd Couple G.OD m Lawrence B Disneyland Q Bridget Loves Bernie Sandy Duncan C0 Mod Squad 7: CO ft Clerow Wilson ID The FBI B Beachcombers 7: S3 IB History of the British Empire 0 Snoopy's Ice Follii B Anna and the King Movie: True Grit B Julie Andrew's Show Trouble With IB Let Them 3 Q) Mannlx B Sunday at Nine B MASH IB The Human Journey B Weekend O Mnry Tyler Moore ft Eold Ones [D Night Gallery B News (HI News CD News fT) CJOC News Q News Q) News (J3) Oil Report 11-30 IB Question Period B Sunda3r Hour fD Billy James Harcb Q News B Travelure U Merv GriFfen B Movie: Glory the parade forms a kind ol story, with each float a chap- ter of the journey at the end of it all, the jolly man him- self, Santa Claus. CBC-TV hosts for this year's parade entertainer Juliette, and the Hi Diddle Day Pup- pets. CTV hosts are Jim Perry, Betty Thompson and children's p-ogi-am host Uncle Bobby. Getting ready for Hope tour In case you don't think Christmas is near, advance men for the Bob Hope Christ- mas tour are on a survey of military bases at which the an- nual Hope show will play. ually the Hope troupe leaves OD or about Dec. 15. 4 WATS SUPERIOR! Richer colors Superior brightness Greater contrast Sharper detail NEW 1973 SUPER 26" SOLID-STATE TABLE MODEL 100% SOLID-STATE Tim 200 CHASSIS eliminates all chassis tubes Grained Walnut color metal cabinet. Super Chromacolor than the famous original Zenith Chromacolor lube. 100% Titan 200 Chassis. One-Button Tuning. AFC. CONFIDENCE Knowing you can't buy a better TV. SMITH'S J I Ed Smith Gerard Conrad PletteCI Pl.rMI CLOSED MONDAYS OPEN THURS, AND FRI. TILL 9 P.M. 236 13th St. N. Phone 378-2235 ;