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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, October 3, 1970 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - 7 Young Political Interns Set To Test House's Pulse OTTAWA (CP) - A group of young political interns is preparing to feel the pulse of Parliament. The 10 interns, including uni-. versity graduates and students, are withholding comments on the state of Parliament's health because they've just begun, "From this position we can only speculate," said Garry Curtis, 23, of Victoria, when asked how close Parliament is to the people. "I want to pull back and examine things like the scientist -without prejudice." The parliamentary internship program began Sept. 1. The IN CALGARY STAY AT THE ATLANTA MOTEL WHERE YOU ARE A STRANGER ONLY ONCEI # 45 Modern and Deluxe Units - Bridal Suite % Free TV and Ice # Dial Phones in all units 9 Minutes from Downtown-Shopping Centre-Stampede Grounds # Moderate Rates Phone 243-4651 3630 MACLEOD TRAIL first set of interns will complete their work next June. By then they will have worked with MPs and Commons staff, learning about the inner workings of Parliament and federal politics. 100 APPLIED More than 100 applied for the 10 positions. The 10 will work with members of all political parties. The annual program is sponsored by the Canadian Political Science Association in collaboration with the Speaker of the Commons and the House leaders of the various parties. Applications were issued by the political science association. The program is designed to allow graduates of Canadian universities to supplement their academic training with a practical knowledge of the functions of Parliament and the daily work of MPs. Interns are expected to write a paper analysing their exDeri-ences after they have completed their internship. They each receive $6,000, which is not taxable, plus transportation costs to and from Ottawa. They began by attending orientation lectures from Commons staff and such men as former prime mirMers John Dief-enbaker and Lester Pearson SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES FORT MACLEOD - Empress Theatre "ICE STATION ZEBRA"-In color. Starring Rock Hudson and Jim Brown. Saturday, October 3. Shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Family. MILK RIVER - Sunlesnd Theatre "CAPTAIN NEMO AND THE UNDERWATER CITY" - In color. Starring Robert Ryan, Chuck Connors and Nanette Newman. Saturday, October 3. Show at 8:30. Family. PICTURE BUTTE - Cinema Theatre "THE HIGH COMMISSIONER"-In color. Scarring Rod Taylor, Lilli Palmer and Christopher Plummer. Saturday and Sunday, October 3 and 4. Show each nieht at 8:00 p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK - Fox Theatre "NORWOOD"-Starring Glen Campbell and Kim Darby. Saturday, October 4. Shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Family. TABER - Tower Theatre Walt Disney's "DARBY O'GILL AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE"-In Technicolor. Starring Walter Brennen. Saturday and Monday, October 3 and 5. Saturday shows at 7:00 and 9:00p.m. Family. Gel more out of life - Take the family to a movie and Speaker LucLen Lamou-reux. The internship scheme was conceived by Alfred D. Hales (PC-Wellington), who introduced a private member's bill suggesting the idea in 1966. The plan was approved in 1969 and the first interns selected this spring. Besides Mr. Curtis; the interns are Jean^Guy Finn, 26, In-kerman, N.B.; Ron Kanter, 22, Brian Lennox, 23, and Linda Geller, 22, Toronto; Howard Aster, 26, Donald Murray, 22, and Richard Berger, 23 Montreal; and Gregory Fyffe, 23, and Brian Peter John&en, 22, Ottawa. WEATHER SWITCH In London one spring day when the sun appeared unexpectedly, 840 umbrellas were left behind on buses and subways. Tax Hike In Prospect Says Bennett VICTORIA (3P) - Premier W. A. C. Bennett Friday raised, the prospect C a heavier tax load for British Columbia residents next year. The surprise announcement-after months of public statements that the tax line would be held in B.C. - was linked by Mr. Bennett to the refusal of the federal government to increase aid to the province, A "second look" at the taxation question will be taken, he said,'but he declined to speculate on details because "that would be a matter for the budget." He said he asked the finance department, which he heads, to carry out a "review of our whole taxation system." The request was made Thursday, he said, adding "it is my duty to advise the press and the public at the earliest possible moment." NAMES i NEWS PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE HIKING ANYONE? A new club is presently being organized in Lethbridge to encourage participation in hiking, bicycling, backpacking, skiing and appreciation of the natural environment in general. IF you wish to become involved In the formation of such an organization ... IF you feel there needs to be Improved access for walking; or bicycling in our community . . . IF you feel there need to be more opportunities for adults to meet in ihe city . . . IF you are seeking on alternative method of losing weight ... / IF you would tike to help others go hiking in the mountains for a Saturday or Sunday who don't have a car or a friend to go with . . . IF you have previous experience in hiking, ski-instructing, outdoor recreation leadership, and would be available to lead small groups . . . IF you are interested in any or all of the above you are cordially invited to attend an ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING to be held in Room 4 of the Civic Sports Centre At 8:00 p.m., on Tuesday, October 6, 1970. For further information please contact Mr. Greg West At P.O. Box 752, Lethbridge Prof. Gabriel Kolko of York University said in Toronto he has received landed immigrant status from the Canadian government, putting an end to a possible lega battle. Prof. Kolko said his lawyer, Paul Copeland, received the news by telephone from Ottawa earlier in the day. Prof. Kolko had been hired by York and moved to Toronto from Buffalo, N.Y., but received a letter from the department of manpower and immigration July 20 saying his presence in the country would be "contrary to Canada's national interests." An outspoKen critic of the war in Vietnam, Prof. Kolko had bsen scheduled to appear for a hearing Oct. 8 at Osgoode Hall on the federal government's decision to keep him out of the country. * �  Billy and Antoinette Edwards, stars of the controversial film A Married Couple, are planning a divorce. "Billy and I just bring out the worst in each other," says Antoinette. "We don't put our forces in the right place when we're together." It was the ability to "bring out the worst in each other" that made A Married Couple such a controversial film. Released here in November, 1969, the Allan King movie played across Canada, in the United States and Europe. * * * The Hamilton Spectator has announced senior editorial staff changes, including the appointment of a sports writer to take over temporarily from the newspaper's women's editor. Effective Oct. 5, Bob Wither-spoon will take over the women's department from Barrie Williams. Mr. Williams becomes district editor, and District Editor Paul Warnick becomes city editor. * .*  The white man should start listening to the red man before all mankind is doomed, says author Vine Dcloria Jr., an American Indian. "History will ultimately justify the Indian's way of life and if there are any survivors left it will be an Indian - some uneducated Cree out on his trapline in the wilderness who didn't hear the bomb go off," Deloria declares. *   Doris Smith burst into tears of joy at London - she was a winner. After six years of trying and years of racing a motorcycle in a Wall of Death circus act, she got her automobile driver's licence. "The driving test was always more nerve-wracking than the Wall of Death," she said, ex- PROFESSOR KOLKO . . . Stays In Canada plaining why It took her so long. An automobile-making firm gave her a special instruction course and she finally passed the test.  Miss Smith, now 54, collects tickets on a London bus - somebody else drives it. Todays Showtimes PARAMOUNT Special Matinee - Short Subjects - 2:15 "Last Safari" - 2:35 One Complete Show - 2:15 Short Subjects - 4:45, 6:55, 9:10 "Cotton Comes to Harlem" 5:20, 7:35, 9:50 Last Complete Show - 9:10 PARAMOUNT-CINEMA Short Subjects - 7:15, 9:20 "Strawberry Statement" 7:30, 9:55 Last Complete Show - 9:20 COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects - 2:15, 7:10, 9:15 "Moonshine War" 2:40, 7:35, 9:45 Last Complete Show -9:15 GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN Saturday "Coogan's Bluff" - 7:45 "Two Mules for Sister Sara" 9:40 ' One.Complete Show - 7:45 Sunday "Your, Mine and Ours"-7:45 "Guns of the Magnificent Seven" - 9:55 One Complete Show - 7:45 Will-O-The-Wisp Chemical Sparks East-West Claims WASHINGTON (AP) - Soviet and American scientists both are claiming the discovery of a will-o-the-wisp chemical element that could lead to practical benefits for man. A Soviet nuclear scientist insists that Russian researchers, not Americans, were the first to discover the heavy radioactive chemical element, No. 105 in the periodic table. Researcher Georgia N. Fle-rov says the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission ignored a Soviet technical document which he said buttresses his country's claim. The new-found element, named "hahnium" by the Americans, is artificially made by bombarding another element with nuclear rays. It decays almost immediately, with a radioactive "half-life" of only 1.6 seconds. U.S. scientists contend the discovery might help toward artificially creating-or even ultimately finding on earth-a long-predicted exotic form of lead which might have practical uses. The still - undiscovered ele- DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic National Store Blag. PH. 327-7244 Lethbridge PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE The Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Lethbridge announces that due to unforseen difficulties, the FRITZ SICK INDOOR POOL will not re-open until Monday, Oct. 12, 1970 Thanksgiving Day All community program bookings, and swimming instruction classes, which were scheduled to start during the week of October 5th to October 11th, 1970, will now be set back one week. NOTE: The first class of the Monday 4:30 - 5:15 p.m. swimming instruction program will now be held on Monday, October 19, 1970. RE^ACRES DRIVE-IN UNCTION OF MAYOR MAGRATH-COUTTS HIGHWAY I LAST TIME TONIGHT I '2 MULES FOR SISTER SARA' IN COLOR CLINT EASTWOOD 'COOGAN'S BLUFF' IN COLOR with CLINT EASTWOOD | SHOWING SUNDAY, MON. and TUES7| FAMILY [LUCILLE BAIl^HENKf FONDAS lours,MlneandOUl{ ,YAN JOHNSON VBL | SECOND FEATURE | the mncniRCEifT SEVEH ARE BfllK- Rim TO PLEASE. THE MIRISGH PRODUCTION COMPANY presents Gum of the iff Sa PANAVISIOH* COLOR by Deluxe United Artiste ment is No. 114, tentatively dubbed "eka-Iead," and is the target of worldwide research.-Last April 27,, a team from the University of California at Berkeley, headed by Dr. Albert Ghiorso, announced discovery of element No. 105 to a meeting of the American Physical Society. The AEC put out an announcement of its own the next day. Flerov, in a letter published today in the journal Science, said Soviet scientists synthesized element No. 105 early this year and published an account of it in February, two months before the report of the American discovery. PHILIPS COLOR TV � ATlfC RADIO & TV JAVIV 3 302 13ih St. N. GATES at 7:00 p.m.-SHOW at 7:30 p.m. Choice of juice - Ho) cakes, Ham, Sausages or Bacon and beverage. IT'S THE EL RANCHO FOR HEARTY FOOD AND FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE! SUNDAY BRUNCH Sunday Fami|y BuWe* Served in the Dining Room 4 to 8 p.m. SERVED 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. FEATURING: Prime Ribs of Alberta Beef, Famous Hot Dishes, Jellied Salads, Rel-1 e35 ishes and many other taste treats to delight your palate. DURING THE WEEK ENJOY OUR DELICIOUS  LUNCHEON BUFFET SERVED 12 TO 2 P.M. EVERY WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FEATURING: Our famous Smorgasbord ONLY........................ Junior Under 12 900 Adults $2 Book Your Christmas Party Now To Avoid Disappointment! Mayor Magrath Drive S. Phone 327-5701 r ciNGma STARTS monday BILL & JEAN HAVE FINALLY FOUND SOMETHING THEY HAVE IN COMMON... monique 2 SHOWS 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. momque IN COLOR ...enjoys both ways Slarrln9 Muiicbr txwutive Producer SIBYLLA KAY/JOAN ALCORN/DAVID SUMNER/ THE JACQUES LOUSSIER TRIO/TONY. TENSER �m AVGO EMBASSY RELEASE Restricted Adult ENDS  TONIGHT  'Strawberry Statement7 IN COLOR with KIM DARBY 2 SHOWS DAILY 2:15 AND 8:15 P.M. mirofsi POPULAR PRICES! fir's IliHl mm 4 111 CSCOTT/HAMKEN ill^KrW'TON" ' 2o* cmvrj r.� color by oauxE�_ I adu.t entertainment PARAMOUNT STARTS WED. I ENDS TONIGHT * RESTRICTED ADULT 1 DAY ONLY MONDAY AN ALL TIME FAVORITE IN MOTION PICTURES BROUGHT BACK FOR EVERYONE TO ENJOY! Matinee 2.15 - Evening 7.00 and 9.10 SHOWING TUESDAY - 1 DAY ONLY 'GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST7 JEANETTE McDONALD - NELSON EDDY MATINEE EACH DAY AT 2:15 P.M. STARTS MONDAY ADULT-NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN � FABIAN FOKTESmrwrBM JOCELYN LANE  ASTRID WARNER* ADAM R0ARKE%~ henry rosenbaum � enrique toucedai�j larry buchanan  larry buchanan COLOR , an american international picture^! 'f ;