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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Thursday, November 26, 1970------ Calgary public hearing ends alter 21 days Defect reported in plane device CALGARY (CP) A public hearing into the operation of civic affaire ended Wednesday after 21 days of testimony and more than 120 witnesses. The inquiry before Mr, Jus- tice W. G. Morrow of the North- west Territories Court was con- cerned with thefts from the city, possible political interfer- ence in police duties and ac- counting and security controls at city hall Justice Morrow said ho hoped to complete his report and have il in the hands of provincial officials who ap- pointed the commission by March 1. The city asked the govern- ment for'the inquiry after po- lice investigations into thefts 365 ORGAN What greater gift than the gift that can be enjoyed by every member of the family 365 days a year. Thomas' EX. CLUSIVE COLOR-6LO KEYBOARD shows ex- actly where the notes are and helps you from the dayyourThomas Organ is delivered. Even If you're an amateur, you'll play like a pro with a Thomas Organ. Select from a wide variety of furniture styles and finishes. For even greater effects add the "Playmate" feature that gives you 15 fas- cinatin' rhythms automatically plus the "Bandbox" that features 10 added percussion instruments. COME IN FOR A FREE DEMONSTRATION PRICES START AT at Pruegger's Accordion College Ltd. 530 STREET SOUTH PHONE 327-7524 from the Calgary Transit Sys< tern raised Hie possibility of stealing in other departments. Mayor Rod Sykes, the last person to testify, said em- ployees at city hall resent at- tempts to implement new pol- icies. Fear, resistance and resent- ment is normal at certain levels of management, he said, even when the changes are designed to increase the ef- ficiency of government. "In Calgary, the aldermen are substantially controlled by the administration in that they do depends entirely on the information supplied to them, "If they don't have all the facts in tine, they can't do the job effectively. I have been introducing pressure to try and get that in- formation." When Justice Morrow said perhaps the mayor was rocking the boat, Mr. Sykes replied: "Some people don't beli.eve I belong in the boat I'm rocking." He had been criticized during the first three sessions of the inquiry and low morale among city employees had been attri- buted to administrative changes. Civic government is compar- able to private enterprise, the mayor said, with one exception. "Civic government does not have the normal financial and management disciplines that compel an improvement of per- formance. "If you manage the govern- ment ineffectively, you don't go broke like a business. You just raise taxes. "There is a real problem of administration when there is no personal reward for success and no personal penalty for failure." An "open government" is needed to solve administrative problems in the city, he said, but some people have more ac- cess to information than others. "This kind of thing is con- trary to the public interest." Hunting season experiment works ivell DAUPHIN, Man. (CP) The half-day hunting season in southwestern Manitoba has achieved its purpose, region- al supervisor Joe Robertson said here. Mr. Robertson said the 'good hunting in the region, despite the half-day restriction, has been successful in relieving pressure on game populations. Hunting has been permitted only untS noon during the two-week season. Home of fine Brazier foods Dairy Queen brazier GREY CUP SPECIAL! BOTH LOCATIONS NORTH AND SOUTH BRAZIER BURGER FRENCH FRIES Z DAYS ONLY! Nov. FRIDAY SATURDAY 27th-28fh NORTH STORE H CTHOC H52 MM DRIVE s H JiUKE PHONE 327-6440 TORONTO (CP) A federal inquiry was told here that early in 1968 Scandinavian Air- lines System reported that in some cases erratic electronic impulses passed through acti- vating machinery in a manner that could trigger the ground spoiler braking system on a DC Jetliner. The inquiry, under Mr, Jus- tice Hugh Gibson ol the Ex- chequer Court of Canada, is in- vestigating the July 5 crash of an Air Canada elongated DC-8 jetliner into a farmer's fieJd north of Toronto International Airport which killed all 109 per- sons aboard. Premature deployment of the ground spoiler system, a brak- ing device consisting of steel panels along both wings, is be- lieved responsible for causing the big jetliner to hit a runway heavily. The jet subsequently took off regained altitude, but lost most of its right wing in a series of explosions and crashed. John A. Love, an air accident investigator with the federal transport department, said SAS reported the defect in a mecha- nism called the anti-skid device system which activates the spoilers through synchronization with the landing gear wheels, The spoilers normally are de- ployed by electronic signals travelling from the wheels ti the spoiler system, through thi anti-skid device, the instant tin wheels touch the runway. Mr. Love said McDonnell Douglas Corp., builders of tin aircraft, sent an alert bulletin tc buyers of DC-8s shortly afte SAS reported the problems i had experienced. A service bulletin also was is sued, suggesting corrections fo the system. Under questioning from Me Donnell-Douglas lawyer, D. K Laidlaw, Mr. Love said tin spoilers could only be triggerei accidentally to the method re- ported by SAS if they had al ready been armed by the fligh deck crew of the aircraft. The spoilers generally are armed at an altitude of 2.00C feet or less. Earlier, Mr. Love revealed that the pressure needed tc manually operate the from the cockpit averages abou 35 to 40 pounds in Air Canada's 28 The inquiry is trying to deter mine if the spoilers were de- ployed by a mechanical mal function or through human error. The only possible way they could have been deployed by tha flight deck crew was througl working a spoilers' lever in the cockpit. Foreign influence study is planned EDMONTON (CP) Educa- tion Minister Robert Clark an- nounced here that the govern- ment plans to establish a com- mittee to examine foreign in- fluence_ and control in Alberta's educational institutions. The committee will assess (lie extent to which foreign profes- sionals are holding positions in provincial educational institu- tions and the problems associ- ated with the use of foreign .extbooks. Its first task will involve re- search into the number of for- eign professionals teaching and aiding administrative posts in Alberta's universities, and primary and secondary schools. Mr. Clark said Hie committee will attempt to determine the extent to which Canadian aca- demics are being excluded from opportunities because of their citizenship. The committee's longer-range function will be to evaluate textbooks used in primary and secondary schools to determine (he extent of foren influence. It will look into the possibility ol replacing existing textb o o k s with alternative textbooks pro- duced in Canada by Canadians. Mr. Clark said the member- ship of the committee will be announced shortly. PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES JACKOT 57 NUMBERS Lethbridge Elks Ledge Room (Upstairs) EVERY THURSDAY 8 P.M. CABARET FRIDAY, NOV. 27th-9 p.m.-I a.m. PER COUPU MUSIC by "ANYTHING GOES" MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION HARD TIME DANCE MEMORIAL HALL FRIDAY, NOV. 27th 1970 9 P.M. TIIL 1 A.M. Prizes for costumes! Come and have a ball, wear your worsf or best duds, no bare exposures allowed, cover ;em up wilh patches. Music by THE VAGABONDS Helen and Tony ond the Gang with their delightful and scintillating rhythm. JIM EILIOTT, that handsome, versatile and debonair character, will MC this gala affair. Refreshments Available rAB .99c SINGLE A COUPLE For members cind invited guests! iTV T1IUUSDAY SPECIAL: College Football, p.m., Ch. H: Houston meets Florida State in this Thanksgiving Day game. MOVIE: Attack, C p.m., Ch, 7: The cowardice of an army captain results in the deaths of several men. Jack Palance, Eddie Albert and Lee Marvin are the stars. SPECIAL: Oklahoma, 7 p.m., Ch. 0: Gordon MacKae and Shirley Jones star in this movie version of the great Broad- way musical. VARIETY: Dean Martin. Show, p.m., Ch. 13: Mike (Mannix) Connors, Dom DeLuise and Ruth Buzzi arc the guests. Dean and the Golddiggcrs sing May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You and Bless This House. MOVIE: How To Murder Your Wife, 3 Ch. 7: Hilarious deliverance to bachelorhood starring Jack Lemmon and Virna Lisa. VARIETY: Johnny Carson Show, p.m., Ch. 8: Johnny's guests in Hollywood include Bill Cosby, Flip Wilson and Eva Gabor. VARIETY: Dick Cavett Show, Ch. 11: Hollywood great Bette Davis, Truman Capote and Jefferson Airplane are the guests. SPECIAL: Grey Cup Report, Ch. 7: Highlights of activities leading up to Saturday's game includes the presen- tation of Schenley and coach of the year awards. Ernie Afaganis and Tom McKee are co-hosts. MOVIE: Once More, My Darling, 1 p.m., Ch. J: An array captain tangles with a jewel thief. Robert Montgomery and Ann Blyth star. MOVIE: A Degree of Murder, 1 p.m., Ch. 13: A German- made movie of a study of guilt and responsibility in the face of accidental death. Any varietMM in program it dm lort- by and Mt UN H.reitJ Butwoy THURSDAY NIGHT World a'l 6 Request Action Una News, Wlfsf., Sport News and Grain News, Wlhr. Sport Prices Phone BIH Show Jack Party Rob Ingram Show Wayne Barry FRIDAY Probs 1228 3'30 Jfm Elliott News, Wfhr, Sport Bob LBfi'6 THURSDAY NIGHT Tha Way I Sen It Dinner Showcase Back to the Biblu of dhlna 7.-4S Muskal Interlude World Tomorrow CHEC-FM FRIDAY Breakfast with Bruce Major News Farm Show Total information Mafor Hews THURSDAY NIGHT SBC News tl: Weather 11: Canadian Roundup 12: Tempo Elements of Lift 1; Tempo World ar six Supplement1 Between Ourselves Thursday Music National News Five Nights A Week StocR MarKei Report Wnman's Wnrld CHEC FM Monday Thru Thursday News Fifteen Minutes fa The Hour Jolin Dawfc! Horn J. D. McAllister Chuck Tanner FRIDAY Larry Donanus John Davfd Horn Noon Larry The Other SWa John David Horn T. D. McAllister News, Sports, Wlhr. Cattie Prices Tempo Jean Pauley Comments stk. Mkf. Report Sporls Major News Weather The Way I See II t CBR dio 1010 Calgary Theatre Nathan Gotten Cnamber Music News :30 CBC Winnipeg Orch Morning Coneerl :03 Music Pasj Consumers Midnight Matinee :U Rev. "Bill Portrnan Mr. Flxlf FRIDAY Radio Noon Eye Opener Afternoon :00 News School Broadcast :00 Worid at Eight Matinee :15 Commentary Afternoon Concert :30 News snd Weather "light Log ;lu GaiFosIna Gaurmei News :15 Tempo- Here It Is In Black and White! Early Bird Christmas Shoppers will save a bundle on these gifts for the home 19 INCH PORTABLE TV j 65 3-PIECE BEDROOM SUITE T i ELECTROHOME 25" COLOR TV OPEN Tilt 9 P.M. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHTSI '699 FURNITURE APPLIANCES TELEVISION 4th Ave. 5th St. Phone 328-2328 CJIH-TV Channel 7 (Cabtevision Ch. 6) THURSDSY NIGHT Hillbillies 7 Movie: Afraclc The Interns (c) Movie: How FR1OAY Morning Mr, Dressup Sesame Street (c) Murder your Wife Alberia Schools CBC News Friendly Gianl Telgprobe 7 Chei Helena Grey Cup -Report Our Town Children's Hour Movie: Once Mere My Darling TaKc Thirty Edge of Night (c) Galloping Gourmet Drop In Hillbillies Teleprobe 7 CFCN-TY leUibridgo Channel 13 (Cablevision Ch, 4} THURSDAY NIGHT Wynne's Pad (c) Fllrsfsfoncs (c) Dletc Van Dyke Love American Style Cc! 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