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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 10, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, October 10, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAtD Cost Of Auto Insurance Hurts Just Renter From Note On By JOHN BAKBOUR BOSTON (AP) The high cost of auto insurance is a true discomfort to many Americans who find themselves paying two or three times the cost of the family buggy each year for legal protection on the road. The situation is even worse for the youth under 25 who DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic National Store Bldg. PH. 327-7244 Lethbridge faces a annual insurance bill for his car, or for the man over 65 who may not be able to get insurance at all, and hence legally cannot drive. Every day, some per- sons are hurt on the road. Each year, more than die. For protection, the four out of every five families who own cars buy auto insurance. It costs them some million a year, only slightly under what they pay for new cars. Auto insurance itself is a tacit admission that driving is risky, even for the careful. But the form of auto insurance, is a Southminister Junior Girls' Choir Presents TTYI7 A" AN 'NGUSH JLUrjA COMEDY by OUSTAV HOtST An Operetta with a catl of 40 YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE SAT. MATINEE Oct. 24lh at p.m. Adults Children and Students 50c SUNDAY EVENING Oct. 25th at p.m. All Seats Tickets available at leister's and from choir members. Public Reception to follow .Sunday, night performance. HIS, HERS MINE LOCAL VARIETY BAND IS STI1L ACCEPTING OFFERS FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE PERFORMANCE Phone Maynard at 328-6097 PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE MEN'S KEEP FIT AND SWIM PROGRAM WHERE: CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE COMPLEX WHEN: TUESDAY EVENINGS COMMENCING TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1970 to TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1970 TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1971 to TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 1971 All, gentlemen interested in taking part in the program may register at the Civic Sports Centre on opening night. REGISTRATION FEES: 6.00 for 10 sessions before Christmas S 6.00 for sessions after Christmas SlO.OO the season (20 sessions) The program will consist of an invigorating session of moderate physical exercise and recreational games capped off by a refreshing plunge in the Fritz Sick Pool. For further information regarding the contact the Parks and Recreation Department Office at 328-2341, Local 236. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre Walt Disney's "101 Technicolor. All cartoon feature Saturday, October 10 shows at and p.m. Family. Sunday Midnight Horror show. Sunday, October! 11. Show at a.m. "DR. TERROR'S HOUSE OF HORRORS" In color. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 12, 13 and "A WALK IN THE SPRING color. Starring Ingrid Bergman, Monday show at p.m. Adult. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre Walt Disney's "DARBY O'GILL AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE" In Technicolor. Starring Sean Connery and Janet Munro. Saturday, October 10 shows at and p.m. Family. Thanksgiving Sunday show Sunday, October llth one show only at p.m. "MASTER OF TERROR" color. Starring Patty Duke and Robert Lansing. Family. Monday and Tuesday, October 12 and 13 "COOGAN'S color. Starring Clint Eastwood. Monday show at p.m. Adult. MILK RIVER Sunlctnd Theatre "FROM NASHVILLE WITH color. Starring Buck Owens and Don Gibson. Saturday, October 10 show at p.m. Family. PICTURE BUTTE-Cinema Theatre "HOW SWEET IT IS" In color. Starring James Garner and Debbie Reynolds. Saturday and Sunday, October 10 and 11. Shows each night at p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE LION IN WINTER" In color. Starring Peter O'Toole ami Katharine Hepburn. Saturday, October 10 shows at and p.m. Adidt. Special-midnight pre- view 11 at a.m. "FRANKENSTEIN CREATED WOMAN" In color. Starring Peter Gushing, Susan Denberg and Thorly Walters. Monday and Tuesday, October 12 and 13 "ZIG Metrocolor. Starring George Kennedy, Anne Jackson and Eli Wallach. Monday show at p.m. Adult. RAYMOND Capitol Theatre "WHERE EAGLES color. Stan-ing Clint East- wood, Mary Ure and Richard Burton. Saturday, October 10 show at p.m. Adult. TABER Tower Theatre Brought back by popular demand "TRUE GRIT" In color. Starring Academy Award Winner John Wayne, Kim Darby and Glen Campbell. Saturday, October 10 shows at and p.m. Sunday Midnight show at a.m. "PSYCHO-CIRCUS" In color. Starring Christopher Lee: Monday and Tuesday, October 12 and 13. "THE BRAIN" In color. Starring David Niven and Eli Wallach. Monday shows at and p.m. Family. Get more out of life Take the family to a unique turnabout in protection. It is aimed not at protecting the driver who buys it. It is aimed at protecting the others he may jurt. As the price gets higher with each accident, legislators and lawyers are looking for a new protective philosophy of the road. Now, the U.S. government has undertaken the most compre- hensive look at auto safety and .nsurance ever attempted. And at least one s e 11 s -h a s taken legislative steps to overturn the old com- mon-law principle that the party at fault must pay the bills. In the end, only some 15 cents out of every insurance dollar joes to pay for the actual net economic loss of the victim, what he is really out of pocket. In a Massachusetts study of small claims, investigators found that insurance companies had paid out But of that amount, was for pain and suffering .and only was for real expenses of the victims. CITES OVERHEAD Still another study holds that in premiums must be paid for every dollar that goes to compensate victims. The over- head, says the study, is eaten up by insurance companies and legal fees, which generally work out to around one-third of the settlement. A U.S. transportation depart- ment study includes a volume on consumer attitudes toward the insurance they buy. 65 per they were sat- isfied with their current insur- ance. Some 22 per cent said they were not. Those who were satisfied sale generally that the insurance was protective. But those who were dissatisfied were quite specific, citing his costs, fear ffl cancellation and delays in pay: meat of claims. The survey group also was asked preferences for a "no- fault" system or the present "fault" system. Forty-four per cent responded favoring damages from their own insurance company am forfeiting ths right to "pain am suffering" damages, regardless of which party was to fault Thirty-six per cent said they preferred the current system. MANY SUFFER Compulsory auto insurance 1 far from a universal fact of life in the U.S. The result, says th study, is that almost half of the victims of serious accidents re- ceive no compensation eithe from the other driver's insur ance or from the driver hirnseU And a quarter of those whc suffer some personal injury an auto accident receive compensation from any source Professor Joseph W. Bisho Jr. of the Yale University lega department, writing on constitu jonal questions in the "no ault" system, said: "The high cost of liability in urance under the present sys- em means that it is out of of many persons, which means that some poor people, especially inhabitants of the nner city, are deprived of a neans of transportation which 'ould open up to them new and wtter employment opportuni- es. The present fault system is Iso blamed for overloading the ourt calendar with cases in rhich judges and juries are sked to assign negligence for le moment of the accident, toat moment is frequently two four years old when it arrives inally in court. In Massachusetts this year he result was a modified "no- ault" plan. It provided essen- ially that a driver would collecl lis net economic expenses in an ceident from his own insurance company up to a limit of teyond that, providing certain ther elements were met, he ould resort to the court anc ue the other driver or that river's insurance company for .'haetver other damages he felt ie was entitled to reap. Some form of no-fault legisla- tion is pending or in effect in several rtates and provinces Sometimes it is blended will merit provisions, as is (he Mas achusetts plan, in which those [rivers with marred records would pay higher premiums hose with safe records offered liscounts. This puts a degree of faul rack into the no-fault concept. Meanwhile, the U.S. govern merit's report on auto insur ance, conclusions expected in coming months, may do mucl ,0 overhaul the present Ameri can system. Inherent in it is th hreat of federal standards over which most of the state, and the -insurance companies would have little control. Named Sea Cade Of The Year OTTAWA (CP) M. G Porter of Ottawa has bee named sea cadet of the year the Navy League of Canada an nounced here. C. W. Bailh of Nanaimo, B.C. was second. The league also announcer, awards for general sea cade navy league cadet and wrenetfc proficiency. The Admiral Mo Jitbatten se cadet corps at Sudbury, On won the award for gen.ral pro ficiency for a corps with more than 100 cadets while the Am-, phion Corps in Nanaimo won the corps with under 100. The J. R. K. Mien navy league corps in Winnipeg and the Achilles Corps in Guelph, Ont., won the general profi- ciency awards in the navy league cadet class. COMMUNE FARM A n Israeli-style communa arm will be set up in the Phi ppines help of Israe experts, officials said in Te Aviv. LONDON (CP) Reuters trill become simply Reuter for Canadian newspaper readers beginning Monday. Reuters Limited, the British news agency, today it will eliminate the "s" from its name n the logotype of news stories moved in its North American service to bring the service in ine with Us practice elsewhere :n the world. The agency's news copy else- where is simply designated "Reuter." But, for reasons now unknown, the agency years ago added an "s" in the North American service, labelling the copy "Reuters." The agency was founded in the 1840s by Baron Julius Reu- ter, who transmitted his news reports by carrier pigeon. Holiday Show Times PARAMOUNT Saturday Matinee Starting "Jungle Book" "Love Bug" One Complete Show Short Subjects "Patton" Last Complete Show Sunday "Jungle Book" "Love Bug" One Complete Snow Monday and Tuesday Short Subjects "Patton" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT-CINEMA Saturday Matinee Starting "Patton" One Complete Show Short Subjects "On a Clear Day" Complete Show Monday Short Subjects "On a Clear Day" Last Complete Show Tuesday Short Subjects "On a Clear Day" Last Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Saturday "Jungle Book" "Love Bug" Last Complete Sunday "Love Bug" "Jungle Book" One Complete Show Monday and Tuesday "Love Bug" "Jungle Book" Last Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN Saturday "The Reivers" "Man Called Horse" One Complete Show Sunday, Monday, Tuesday "BadiVs Gone a Hunting" "With Six You Get Eggroll" One Complete Show GREEN ACRES TONIGHT and SUNDAY Steve McQueen "The Reivers" A Cinema Center films Piwenutton A National General Mctte, SECOND FEATURE I The most electrifying ritual ever seen! RICHARD RABBIS as "A MAI CALLED HORSE" Gates at at p.nv PHILIPS COLOR TV i A rye TV JAllV 9 302 13lh St. N. PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE The Parks ond 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 swim- ming instruction classes, which were scheduled to start during.the.week of October 5th to OctoW llth, 1970, will now be set back one week. NOTE: The first class of the Monday p.m. swimming instruction program will now be held on Monday, October 19, 1970. IT'S THE EL RANCHO FOR HEARTY FOOD AND FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE! SUNDAY BRUNCH Sunday Buffet SERVED 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. Choice of Juice Hot cakes, Ham, Sausages or Bacon and beverage. Junior Under 12 900 Adults 1.35 Served in Ihe Dining Room 4 to 8 p.m. FEATURING: PrimD Ribs of Alberta Beef, Famous Hot Dishes, Jellied Salads, Rel- ishes and many other lasts 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 SO ONIY......................... Book Your Christmas Party Now To Avoid Disappointment! Mayor Magrath Drive S. Phone 327-5701 IN CALGARY STAY AT THE ATLANTA MOTEL WHERE YOU ARE A STRANGER ONtY ONCE! 45 Modern and Deluxe Units Bridal Suite Free TV and Ice Dial Phones in all units Minutes from Downtown- Shopping Centre- Stampede Grounds Moderate Rates Phone 243-4651 3630 MACLEOD TRAIL GERMAN-CANADIAN CLUB REGULAR DANCE Saturday, Oct. 10th p.m. CLUB HALL 9th Ave and 6th St. N. Music by JACK ULECH ORCHESTRA MEMBERS AND GUESTS sure to attend our October Fest Sat., Oct. 24m OWEN ACRES STARTS MONDAY The most terrifying new chiller p DADDY'S GONE A-HUNTING CAROL WHITE PAUL BURKE NATIONAL GENERAL HCT1MB A MARK HOISON PKODLKTION ADULT CNTERTAINMENT _____________________ SECOND FEATURE GATES OPEN P.M. SHOW AT P.M. Doris Day and Brian Keith "WithSixYou GetEggrolF MONDAY IT'S OUR WE'RE CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF PROVIDING LETHBRIDGE WITH THE FINEST- MOTION PICTURE ENTERTAINMENT. TONIGHT at FOTTOfSf POPULAR PRICES! P.m. TIONAL RESERVED SEAr ENGAGEMENT "The epic American war movie that f Hollywood has always wanted to make. TODAY thru TUES. MONDAY and p.m. WALT DISNEY'S FAMILY C, Uungle _lvi MES KXEIELEE nTDMLINSON MtiHACKETT TECHNICOtOir TODAY thru MON. COLLEGE M ALL Cinema MATINEE SUNDAY p.m. only FAMILY HIGHEST RATING! N.Y. DAILY MtWS ParemounlPritures Presents Starring Barbra Yves Streisand Montand upon the TODAY MON. and TUES. PAR AMOUNT Cii ;an See For ever MATINEE MONDAY p.m. College Mall Cinema continu ous shows on Monday Box Office open First show at p.m. 'Love Bug' and 'Jungle Book' will also be showing Sunday complete show at p.m. only at the Paramount Theatre! ;