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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ____________WMnMday, Octob.r II, 1772 THt UTHBFIIDG! HERAIO 7 Native council asks ban on Disney production OTTAWA (CP) The Native Council of Canada has asked (he Canadian Radio-Television Commission to cancel the sec- ond of a two-part Walt Disney show called Savage Sam because of (lie "savage and ignorant" role il gives In- dians. In n letter to commission chairman Pierre Jimeau, the council's president, A. li. (To- ney) lielcourt says the first part of the show, about two hoys and a girl captured by In- dians in American frontier days, "not only disgusted my wife and I hut upset my four- and-six-year-old daughters who are Metis as I am." The second part of the show is lo be aired hy the CBC this Sunday. Last Sunday's episode ended with Savage Sam, a dog, in bel- lowing pursuit of the Indians, Tax credit scheme promised Britons LONDON (AP) The British government called today for the adoption of a negative in- come las plan that would in- crease state benefits to millions of old-age pensioners and other low-income families. The program, called an in- come tax credit scheme, would also simplify state welfare ben- efits, reduce bureaucratic red tape and eliminate embar- rassing means tests, the gov- ernment said in a paper for publir discussion. The government said the plan would take five years to estab- lish. But the paper said Prime Minister Heath's government hopes to introduce the legisla- tion before the nexl general eleclion, which must come by 1975. The plan comes partly from the recognition that despite generous benefits since 1M5 the welfare state has failed to lift the poor up out of poverty. RAISE COSTS SIDNEY One problem, has been the poverty trap. A man earning (about J41) a week, pays nc income tax and gets various welfare benefits, If he makes he must pay ncome tax and loses some ol welfare benefits. He ends up poorer by getting a raise. Under the new plan, welfare benefits would be paid auto- matically as part of the income ax system. A poverty line is drawn, say a year. Anyone making more than lhat pays lax. Any- one making less than that re- ceives the difference in state help up to the whole Anyone below Ihe poverty line would be allowed to keep both the benefit he received earlier and a portion of the added earnings up to a cut off level well beyond the poverty line. who had captured two brothers and the sweetheart of the older one. A band of heavily-armed white men were following Sav- age Sam, also after the In- dians. Mr. Bclcourl says in Ills let- ter that native people "have looked forward to the day when films and books teaching prej- udice to children ami adults vould end." "We hope that you and Uiej >nadian Broadcasting Corpo-i will follow the lead of .he government of Ontario vhich recently announced the withdrawal of several school .ext books prejudicial lo the In- dian race. Part I of the film Savage Sam portrays the Indian race the traditional stereotyped Disney role as savage and igno- rant. "Disgusting films of this na- ture must no longer be allowed to be aired, particularly on a television network Canadians are supposed to call theirs." Copies of the letter were sent to (lie four federal party lead- ers and Laurent Picard, presi- dent of the CBC. Calgarian dies as cars crash KINDERSLEY, Sask. William Janzen, 31, of Calgary was killed when two cars col- lided near this community, about 125 miles southwest of Saskatoon. Exile pleads guilty GOOD FOOD FINE ART QUICK CHANGE 306 13th St. North uLBfUTfl TPlfifS YOU LIKE. 'BEST CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE JERUSALEM FILE" In Metrocolor. Storing Bruce Davison, Nicol Williamson and Darcia HaJprin. Wednesday, October 11. Show at p.m. Adult. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre Jules Verne's "LIGHT AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD" In color. Starring Kirk Douglas. Wednesday, October It Show at p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "TALES FROM THE CRYPT" In color. Starring Joan Collins, Peter Gushing and Nigel Patrick. Wednesday, October II. Shows at p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. TABER Tower Theatre "HANKIE CAULDER" In color. Starring Raquel Welch and Robert Gulp. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October II, 12 and 13. Wednesday shows at and p.m. Restricted Adult. MONTREAL (CP) Richard Bizier, who returned from exile France last weekend pleaded guilty Tuesday tc charges of jumping bail ant creating a disturbance. Bizier was fined on each charge but left the courthouse with more money than he hat when lie entered. He was given WOO of the orig inal he posted as bail four years ago alter being charge with participating in a riot dur ing St. Jean Baptiste Day fes tivities in 1968. He pleaded guilty Ic duced charge of creating a dis lurbance. Rizicr jumped bail in 1963 and souglil asylum in the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon off the coast of Newfoundland. He arrived in France in 1970. On his return to Montreal Saturday, Bizier said he would rather spent! a few months in a Quebec jail than continue living in France. souvenir Him studio By .IE KitY BUCK HOLLYWOOD (AP) A mil- ion pco'jle troop through Uni- ersal Studios on tour every and take away a little hit RICK LITTLE Performers raise money for cripples TORONTO (CP) Entertain rs sold the shirts on thei acks as the CTV network' elethon raised more than S lilHon for the Society for Crip )led Children. For hours, entertainer olicited donations Irom viev, ers of the network in the To ronto, Sudbury, Kitchener an Sault Stc. Marie areas. They also auctioned off about worth of donated mer- eventually their clothes. David Deyall, a weatherman 'or CFTO-TV, got viewers to bid for his sliirt, for his underwear and for a sock. The only piece of clothing he did not sell was- the olher sock. Entertainer Jack Duffy will get for the cast on his foot when it comes off. Donations came from all cor- ners of society. A crippled boy too shy to give his name donated 35 cents and the Ontario Dance Society gave the most More than 100 celebrities do- nated their time and talents. They included Carol Channing, Paul Anka, Rich Little, Hugh O'Brien. G i s e 1 e McKenzie, Monty Hall and William Shat- ner. f the studio with them. Liter- ally. Hundreds of items are taken rom the sludio in a quest for souvenirs by tourists. Univer- al is the only movie sludio hat operates a tour. "They'll take anything Ihey inspect a star has said Herb Steinberg, a studio executive. "When Paul New-] man had his office on the lot they went around taking beer cans out of the trash." Rubber rocks on the outdoor sets are a favorite. John Wayne's cowboy hat vanished from the movie museum. Ash- trays, parking signs, name with the name of the studio or a star-are tar- gets. TOOK HITCHCOCK HEAD Someone took the head off an Alfred Hitchcock dummy used to promote his movie Frenzy. "I hope the thief went away with it tucked under his arm in the best Anne Boleyn said Hitchcock. "That's the way they used to tell the apocryphal story about how the ghost of Anne Boleyn went about with her head tucked un- der her arm." She was the second wife of King Henry VIII, who lost her head on the chopping block. The studio could call the po- lice. But one day after 500 kids had examined the Adam-12 po- lice car it was discovered the radio and microphone were gone, One stop on the tour Is the Woodpecker that was standing in front of the lour centre. An- other item taken was Ihe feet of a gorilla in a jungle scl. The missing item that causes the most amusement was taken from a Western sel. "They were on a sound stage where a ranch scene had been set Walker said. "The guide was telling them how everything was a false front. Fake rocks, fake trees, fake grass. So one woman reached down and picked up some horse manure and put it in her purse. That was real." ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES 10th GAME JACKPOT IN 52 NOS. IN 53 NOS. IN 54 NOS. Lf no Bingo called afler 54 numbers we will continue lor TOA GAME- PICTURE FRAME NO ONS UNDSH 16 YEARS ALLOWED! PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ElKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, OCT 12 BERTI and HIGA FRIDAY, OCT. 13 BERTI and HIGA SATURDAY, OCT. 14 THE SEVEN PLAYBOYS Buy Books of Theatre Tickets and Save 5 TICKETS FOR THE PRICE OF 4 A BOY, A GIRL AND A LION ADVENTURE WALT DISNEY production land FAMILY TttHHKOUM LAST TIMES IGNITE AT AND P.M. ADULT TONITE thru SAT. at and p.m. A FRANXOVICH PnODUCTlON BUTTERFLIES ABE FREE Lucille Ball dressing room. So many cans of hair spray and other items on Ihe dressing table vanished that Walker said he asked the girl guides to bring in their empties. Those disappeared, too. Finally, they glued the cans down to the ta- blelop with epoxy. Walker slili has not figured mit how someone made off with a 100-pound statue of Woody Airline charter flight price reduction planned LABOK CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 73th ST. N. EVENING ENTERTAINMENT WEDNESDAY "JERRY AND THE TRAVELLERS" THURSDAY THE OLD TIME GROUP "ALBERTANS" FRIDAY "VIBRATIONS" SATURDAY "TAMARAX" Members and Invited Guests! Pension fund money invested OTTAWA fCP) More than million in contributions lo Ihe Canada Pension Plan during July, August and Sep- tember have been invested in federal and provincial govern- ment securities, the finance de- partment reported today. The figure compares with nearly million invested in the same way during the third quarter of last year. Contributions to Ihe federal pension plan which are in ex cess of what is needed lo paj expenses and benefits for the following three months are in vested in federal and provincial securities al inlercsl rales com- parable lo rates currently paid on federal govcrnmenl bonds. Takes MD course 4 4 4 flRANUM Dr. ami Mrs Martin Rcerlyk. who work (he mission field in Jos, Nig- eria, are home on a five-month furlough. They will spend two or three weeks visiiing at the home of Mrs. Recdyk's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Havinga, before going lo Edmonton, where Dr. Rccdyk will take a medical course. LONDON (AP] The Civil i Aviation Authority of Britain announced Tuesday plans to slash transatlantic charter light fares and restore order to be charter business that rough! a chaotic rash of stran- ings around the world in the ast two years. The scheme, scheduled to be ntroduced April 1 after a trial run, could mean round t no ares from London to New York of S120 to The cheapest roundtrip fares m scheduled airlines now oper- ating across the AUantic range between S200 and ?240. Cut- jrice charter tickets can cost as little as for one-way nights. Authority chairman Lord Boyd-Carpenter said Hie new scheme, designed to charter business, will go into operation if ratified by inter- national aviation organizations meeting in Ottawa next Mon- day. BIDS POUR IN Tie invited British airlines and tour operators to appJy for Hccmces to operate the ad- vance-booking charters on in- tercontinental routes. Bids poured in almost immc- d i a t e 1 y with dramatically slashed fares that could a charter bonanza next year. The London-based CPS Aviation am Travel Group said it will in- troduce two-way transatlantic fares of to New Yrk anc Toronto and S35G to Ixs Ange les and Vancouver, The British Overseas Airways Corp. said it would offer an off- season return fare of Boyd-Carpenter said the fares will be fixed by tour operators working with airlines, who will be permitted to sell blocks of scats only to licensed agencies. Tills will impose tighter control of charter flights. WEDNESDAY NIGHT at the LEGSON "THE MOONGLOWS" Today's Showrimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "Xapoleon and Scmantha" Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects "Butterflies arc Free" Last Complete Show COU.KGK CINEMA Short Subjects "Culpcpper Cattle Co." Last Complete Show ACRKS DRIVE-IN Closed Tonight SIN'GS THEME MONTREAL CCP) Quebec star Robert Charle )ois will sing the theme song or a series of 13 National Filn Board of Canada films 'rench Canada' The series Adieu Alouette, iviU be seen 01 :BC television early in the year. The 28-year-old performei composed original lyrics an< music for the animated title which feature Charlebois in car icature. STARTS TOMORROW A cop tells his story, Showing Daily at p.m The nationwide best seller explodes on the screen! COLUMBIA PICTURES Presents GEORGE C. SCOTT STACY KEACH A ROBERT CHARTOFF-1RWIN WiNKLER PRODUCTION SHE NEW CENTURIONS ADULT ENTERTAINMENT AT AND P.M. HE BOUGHT SIX MEN OUT OF HELL AND THEY BROUGHT IT WITH THEM. THESE ARE WHIIAH HOLDER ERNEST BORGNWB WOODY STRODE .SUSAN HAYWABD STARTS TOMORROW! COLLEGE Last Times Tonight Culpepper Cattle Co, CT Andy Russell CARES ABOUT YOU THURSDAY AT THE GOLDEN ACRES LODGE AND SOUTHLAND NURSING HOME. 1 p.m. to p.m. in COALDALE 6 p.m. to p.m. in LETH8RIDGE ;