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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Brandt's party given boost BONN (Router) Chancellor Willy Brandt's coalition in Bonn got a big boost with an unex- pected victory for his Social Democratic party in state elec- tions in Bremen. But Adolf von Thadden's ex- treme right wing nationalist party, the NPD, which some years ago raised fears in the world of neo-Nazi revival, suf- fered a severe blow, losing yet another of the toeholds it had gained. The vote gave the Social Democrats an over-all majority of 59 of 00 seals in the Bremen Senate state legislature. CAKELESS PICKERS The carelessness of berry pickers was responsible for 85 forest fires in Ontario in 1970. YOUR PHILIPS DEALER WITH SERVICE SEE THE MODULAR SOLID STATE COLOR TV RADIO AND TV 302 13lh ST. N. I A rV If. J M V. 3 HELP US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CAtL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICF OR LEAVE AT 412 1st AVE. S. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "A NEW LEAF" In color. Starring Walter Matthau and Elaine May. Tuesday and Wednesday, October 12 and 13. Tuesday show at p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK-Fox Theatre "UNDERGROUND" In color. Starring Robert Goulet and Daniele Gaubert. Tuesday, October 12 show at p.m. Adult. TABER Tower Theatre "COLD TURKEY" In color. Starring Dick Van Dyke. Tuesday, October 12 shows at and p.m. Adult. CJOC PRESENTS IN PERSON PRESENTING Charley Pride kingof country singers NASHVILLE, Term. (AP) "I remember when I used to pick cotton and listen to the Grand die Charley Pride said. "I wasn't expect- ing this." Ihe onetime Mississippi farmhand, one of the few Negro country singers, was the only double winner Sun- day night in the annual Coun- try Music Association awards presentation. Pride, a native of Sledge, Miss., who turned to country music after an ill-si arred fling at professional baseball, was named Entertainer of the Year and Male of the Year. Oddly, the aw .'is Stroke victim makes tremendous progress IN STEREO SEE, HEAR, AND DANCE TO THE HAPPY MUSIC OF THIS TREMENDOUS GROUP EXACTLY AS HEARD ON RECORD RADIO DIRECT FROM SPOKANE WASHINGTON DANCE PARTY-FRIDAY, OCT. 15 Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion Advance tickets at Leister's, Doug's, Marcel's Smoke Shop and Club Cigar Store At the Door Raymond Saundcrs, now M, suffered a stroke two years ago; it paralysed his right side. He had no speech; he was unable to read or write. Now, after treatment, professional help and his own perseverance, Sannders has made tremen- dous progress. His speech still is a little slow and oc- casionally he has trouble thinking of a word, hut he has come so far that he has become the leader of a group of similar stroke vic- tims, helping them on their road to recovery. After teaching himself to write with his left hand, he re- lalect his Tht Associated press. By RAYMOND SAUNDERS MIAMI, Fla. (AP) Realiz- ing that no two strokes are alike, I am going to set my stroke down in writing as best I can. So long as I can sit down and ponder and think about it, the words flow well, if I don't, the wording can be pretty peculiar and funny. Anyhow, I wound up with a massive stroke on the right side at the tender age of don't suppose there is any age that is too early or too late. All I know is that the evil, and I do mean ensuing from the horri- ble thing is enough to turn an agnostic into an atheist. There's a lot to be said for progressive least it gives you time to prepare your- s e 1 f psychologically for the eventual incapacity. In a stroke, one minute you are doing 70 miles an hour hit- Jng on all eight cylinders, the next minute, if you're lucky enough to survive, you're down a crawl doing barely one mile an hour and you're fortun- ate if you have one cylinder to go on. Once you get over the shock of realizing that you're a cripple for the rest of your natural life, if you are a realist, ego can be your most important asset. SELF REGARD STRESSED ff the ego is shot full of holes, for all intents and purposes you might as well be dead, so it became vital to keep up my self-regard and psyche. Even a simple task like open- Find habitat of tmrrior women tribe RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuter) A team of anthropologists be- lieve they may have found the habitat of a tribe of tall warrior news- paper 0 Globo reported here. The discoveries were made in three caves in the territory of Rondonia, bordering on Bolivia and in the basin of the River Amazon. All bore signs of hav- ing sheltered members of the tribe, the newspaper says. The Amazons were a nation of warrior women in Greek legend, and the river was named after them when early explorers ol South America told tales of seeing women warriors along its banks. 'SPECIAL BARGAIN' TOMORROW ONLY Why elect a part time Alderman When for the same vote you can Elect a full time Alderman C W. (Chick) CHICHESTER Y Inserted by C. W. CHICHESTER Government departments reduced YELLOW KNIFE, N.W.T. (CP) A reduction in the num- ber of government departments was announced here by Stuart M. Hodgson, commissioner of the Northwest Territories. Mr. Hodgson said he will consolidate four of the govern- ment's service departments in- to two units and that the shuf- fle will "eliminate a duplica- tion of services and result in a more efficient operation at the headquarters level." The changes are effective to- day. The two new departments of administration and public ser- vices will take over responsi- bilities now carried out by the departments of legal affairs, treasury, personnel and terri- torial secretary. In addition to the amalgama- tion, Nr. Hodgson announced the department of organization and planning, will have its name changed to that of execu- tive secretariate. He said the secretariate and new departments will be ol "great benefit to the Northwest Territories council" because it will be "easier to work with a consolidated government sys- tem." The secretariate will take on the additional functions of a treasury board with the respon- sibility for budgeting, estimates and financial forecasts, finan- cial and management services manpower planning and devel opment and peisonnel policies It will also be responsible for certain privy council-type func tions dealing with matters o policy and program co-ordina tion, liaison work with native organizations and control of ter ritorial representation on eral government boards committees in Ottawa. TOURISTS ARRIVE YELLOWKNIFE, N .W .T (CP) A total of tourists visited the Northwest Territo- ries in 1970, an increase of 65 per cent over the previous year it was shown in the annual re- port of the division of tourism. Make Business a Pleasure! For your business luncheon enjoy hearty Food, and prompt friendly service. MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE Phone 327-5701 Enjoy Our Luncheon Buffet Smorgasbord Served every Monday to Fri- day from 12 to 2 p.m. In our licensed Dining Room. BZENITH hearing aid ng a letter with one hand is mportant. When you come lown to the more important hings, like separating postage tamps with one hand without making a mess of the whole en- deavor, well, that is amusing. After the stroke and the sur- gery that became necessary, I vas in intensive care for the letter part of three weeks. Con- sequently, I have little recall of .he month that followed. Can you imagine my chagrin when I found I couldn't talk at one word could I utter was stunned! I could not even say "damn and there were many occa- sions when I was in the hospital to use it, and I might add that's putting it mildly. Do I remember the days couldn't talk at all. Boy, oh boy, ;he frustration that comes with it is tantamount to emptying the Pacific Ocean into Uie At- lantic Ocean with a tablespoon I believe it was a Chinese phi- losopher who said: "The longest roid starts with the first step.'' Thus, it became a question oi first things first. LEARNS TO TALK Once the speech therapist look over, the sound I was able to make was channelled into vowels, consonants and finally into words. Then came the un- derstanding of the re- call working endlessly on "op- posites." Then there was tongue placement, breathing and fi- nally volume and tone. I'm still in a wheelchair, not that I can't walk, but walking is still a hazardous proposition for me. Perhaps in a year or two I'll be able to walk better. In the meanwhile, it sure kicks the hell out of the furniture. I had to teach myself to write again with- my left hand. On some rainy night, if you're tired of going to the movies or are tired of TV, put your right ham in your pocket and try writing with your left hand. I guarantee you will have a barrel full of fun. However, on the positive side I consider myself lucky to be able to communicate at all. I, unfortunately, have seen what strokes can do to people. Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects :'Miliion Dollar Duck" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects: "Tales of Beatrix -W Last complete show COLLEGE CINEMA "Von Richthofen and Brown" "Cannon for Cordoba" Last Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-iN "Sierra Baron" "Tora Tora Tora" One Complete Show Zenith's remarkable Z-70 is just one ol 18 quality Zenith hearing aids. One ol (hem might be just right for you. At no obligation, test-hear a Zenith hearing aid today. Zenith hearings elds are priced from the quality pnes In before tlie name ROCS on. Mail 01 hung in llm coupon It" free copy of It "Sound llrsrif BooMal. LEISTER'S MUSIC Paramount Theatre Bldg. LETHBRIDGE roots in a long bus ride Pride took in 1904 from Helena, Mont., to St. Petersburg, Fla. He had hopes of catching on with the New York Mets base- ball team. When he reached St. Peters- asked Mets general Cerge Weiss and "Jasey Stengel for a a pitcher and out- tP'Ot't fie'de The died. to Mets officials hud- recalls, and he gel say: "We ain't tryout camp." d up my bats ant! Nashville." Pride October 1J, 1971 THE IETHMIDGE HERAIB 7 Ontario place big allraclion TORONTO (CP) Provincial government figures released here show that Ontario Place became Ontario's third largest Firebug strikes MELBOURNE (Reuter) Melbourne's "Mini" fire bug, who in the last two years has dt-.troyed about 30 Morris Mini has struck again. Three Mvjis in Melbourne suburbs were soaked with gasoline and set alight. Two were destroyed and the third extensively dam- aged. tourist attraction in its first sea- son of operation. James Ramsay, director of operations for the ?23-million showplace built on man-made islands in Lake Ontario, said it was surpassed in attendance only by Niagara Kails ami the Canadian National Exhibition. He said about million persons will have visited the restaurant and entertainment attraction when it closes Mon- day after a colorful Thanksgiv- ing Day weekend program. headed said. "I had been doing some singing in clubs in Montana and folks -.vere always telling me I sir..... go to Nashville gi' country music." I" recording carne to the an n of Chet Atkins, a oountry and West- ern star, and Atkins sigv.e .de to an RCA con- trad Since then, Pride has recorded such country hits as Kiss An Angel Good Mornin' and Is Anybody Corn' to San Anton? "I still have three of the the 35-year-old Pride said, "but I believe I swing a song and a guitar much bet- ter." IS TOP WOMAN Lynn Anderson, who recorded Rose Garden, was Female Vocalist of the Year. I The top duo was Dolly Parton I and Porter Wagoner while the I Osborne Brothers were the I Group of the Year. The Instrumental Group of the Year, for the third j straight year, was Danny i Davis and the Nashville Brass. Guitarist Jerry P.eed was Instrumentalist of the Year. Art Satherly, 80, Columbia Records pioneer who first worked in the recording ness with Thomas A. Edison, was selected for induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In record categories, the Single of the Year went to Sammi Smith for her Help Me Make It Through the Night. Easy Levin' by Freddie Hart was Song of the Year and I Won't Mention It Again by Ray Price was the Album of the Year. The winners were chosen by performers and other music industry-affiliated per- sons across the country. The awards were presented at the Grand Ole Opry before a tele- vision audience. Live Entertainent Nightly From 8 p.m. to 12 Midnight through Saturday, October 16th FEATURING THE JIM WHEELER TRIO DALLAS TAVERN PHONE 71100 I ftl REEK ACRES DRIVE'IN .UNCTION OF MAYOR MAGRATH COUTTS HIGHWAY t WED., THURS. and FRI. FRANK SINATRA 3ates open 7 p.m. Show starts 8 p.m. ADULT SECOND FEATURE BUY BOOKS OF THEATRE TICKETS AND SAVE FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT and WED. Shows at and p.m. WHAT AN EGGsfravaganza! TCCHNKOLOfT FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT TODAY and WED. MGM PRESENTS PETER HSBBIT XXI) TXLES 0F JBEXTRIX POTTER _________ Matinee Wednesday at p.m. Evenings at and p.m. LAST TIMES TONIGHT ADlil.' ENTERTAINMENT L EN ACRES Gates at 7 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. THE RE-CREATION OF THE INCREDIBLE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR Starring E. G. MARSHALL SIERRA BARON" BRIAN KEITH IN COLOR STARTING TOMORROW ENDS TONIGHT "VON RICHTHOFFEN AND BROWN" AND "CANNON FOR CORDOBA" RESTRICTED ADULT 18 YEARS AND OVER IS THIS BEST-SELLER OBSCENE? CAN A BOOK MAKE A MAN COMMIT A CRIMINAL ACT? 2 DELUXE A SHOWS and p.m. 4 MILLION READERS DECIDED1 FOR THEMSELVES... NOW YOU CAN TOO I WARNING: LANGUAGE USED MAY BE OBJECTIONAL TO SOME, 2Qth CENTURY-FOX PRES IRVING WALLACE'S THE SEVEN MINUTES Suvrinci WAYNF MA! IWDfR N'cANDREW- P! I1! 'P CARilY ;