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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE IHHBRIDGE HERAID Solurdtiy, October 14, 1972 Chaollc situation continues Russia lags in computer age Jly TIIKOIHHIK SIHIi M> New York Times Service MOSCOW A sophisticated electronic mmpiilcr recently ordered by 11 Soviet government agency kept stored in pack- ing for as long as six months for lack of personnel needed to operate it. Other computers, designed to work around the clock for ef- fective use. operate as little as five fiours in a 24-hour period, standing idle the rest of their precious time. And plants in I ho Soviet computer Industry that arc supposed to design the software, which are tlic com- puter programs and operating systems needed by customers, are often far down on priority lists of a gencics to wliich scarce computers are being al- locate d. One software-design institute litul to wait a year and half for a computer after It had al- reody gone into production. and other growing problei us t hat have received SOUTHMINSTER UCW WILL HOLD A USED and USEABLE SALE In The CHURCH HALL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19th frarn 6 to 9 p.m. and FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20th 9 a.m. to 12 Noon Good used clothing for men, women and children, books, jewellery, small appliances, household goods, furniture, etc. publicity in Hie Soviet press appear to adcl up 1 o a rontmuLiiK chaotic situation as this country is seeking to make up a serious Iwhind the west by nisliing headlong into the computer age. In an apparent effort to make some sense out of the present confusion and cut through bu- reaucratic entanglements, the Soviet government has set up a powerful co-ordinating agency (bat will supervise the com- plex program of national com- puterization envisaged by So- viet planners. The new agency, with the in- nocuous name, Scientific Re- search Institute For Problems Of Organization and Manage- ment, is headed by Dmitri G. Zhimerin, a 65-year-old electri- cal engineer who began bis ca- reer as one of Stalin's ministers and who, after long eclipse, came out of virtual retirement last year to help carry the So- viet Union into Hie computer. As the first deputy chairman of Hie government's prestigi- ous state committee for science and technology, ZhimeTin, a vigorous, silver-haired man o professorial hearing, is endow ed with considerable authority He wilL probably need cver> bit of it in his task. For one thing, he will be deal Ing with a seemingly totall disorganized computer industry sea t ered a mong ha! f a doze: ministries, each concerned wit! one particular aspect of the pro- gram and having few if an links with other agencies. LAS VEGAS TOUR AS I0w AS NOVEMBER 18, JANUARY 19 J Trans portal ion and Free entertainment tokens available 126.50 DISNEYLAND EASTER, APRIL 19 Lai Vegot, Reno, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco BOOK NOW AS TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST! NORTHERN BUS TOURS PHONE 327-3536 LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. escorted personally by Steve F. Kokh 'Jltc computers themselves. ust barely entering the era of d van red, so-called third-gen- ration machines renchcd eight ears ago in the United Stales, re being manufactured by Ihe ministry of Hie radio Industry, ne of ilw secretive, defense- dented branches of the Soviet [ovcrnmciU. The computer main frames equire peripheral equipment, uch as large-capacity memory levices, display screens and winters needed by operators to communicate with the machine. This auxiliary equipment, vhose short supply in the So- Union has been a bottle- neck in computer application, s being produced by the min- stry of instruments, automa- ion and control systems. U.S. producers of peripheral equipment, including the Con- trol Data Corporation, staged a special trade exhibition in May an appavetit effort lo open up (he potential Soviet market. :mt there has been no informa- tion on followup deals. Folk singing star marries NASHVILLE, Term. CAP) Arthur Garfunkel of the former Simon and Garfunkel folk sing- ing duo has married Linda lUarie Grossman, a graphic de- signer and daughter of a Nash- vill physician. Rabhi Randall Falk performed the private cer- emony here. The LETHBRIDGE ROTARY CLUB Is pleased to present LINDA GAY FLITTON FRIDAY, OCT. 20th 8 p.m. YATES CENTRE Advance tickets now on a I Leister's and at Cenlfe Door Oct. 20...... ADMISSION Sponsored by ths Lelhbridga Rolary Club in conjunction with The Pi-ovmca of Alberla LINDA GAY FLlTTON Performing Arti On Tour. QIPJp Coming... October 20th pASS RADIO CJOC WM flP I tTK 8 11 t is pleased to announce THE OPENING OF A NEW BROADCASTING STATION FOR THE CROWSNEST PASS AREA 1490 ON YOUR DIAL Official Opening at CJPR STUDIOS 5 p.m., FRIV OCT. 20 149Q ON YOUR DIAL 'Something to CROW About" TV HIGHLIGHTS! SATUHDAY Sl'OllT: Mil; Hockey, 5 p.m.. Cli. 7, Ttio New York Hungers meet Hie Canacliens in Montfcul. COMEDY: Bridget l.ovos Hcrnle, 7 Cli. 13. Can a Calliolic girl run n Jewish delicatessen? Tlic results are dis- couraging. MOVIE COMEDY: "Tlic Maltese 8 p.m.. Ch. 7. and Martin in a farce involving vampires, were- wolves ami a hidden diamond. Sl'OKT: CFlj Football. 9 p.m., Cli. 13. Tlic Edmonton Eskimos meet Hie Lions at Vancouver. MOVIE ADVENTURE: "The Lost 12 mid-., night, Cli. 13. Daredevil pals court danger and death in the air, on the ground and under the sea. MOVIE DRAMA: "Tlic u.m., Ch. 7. The Prince of Salina Is shattered by the news of Gari- baldi's invasion and knows tho aristocrats must bow to the new order. SUNDAY Sl'OllT: World Series, II a.m., Cli. 7. The second game In the Fall classic from Cincinnati. SPOUT: CFL Football, 2 p.m., Cli. 13. The Toronto Argonauls meet the Stampcders at Calgai'y. MOVIE COMEDY: "The Daughters o[ Joshua 5 Cli. 13. In a scheme to keep his land under a new homesleading law, a why fnr recruits a Ihief, a pickpocket and a prostitute to portray his (laughters. FAMILY: The World of Disney, 0 Cli. Con- clusion of a Western in which a hound is the hero in efforts to rescue three kidnapped youngsters. CRIME DRAMA: Mod Squad, p.m., Ch. 13. A inLss- ing-pei'son drama about a wounded Vietnam veteran who took a bus as far as home then passed right by his stop. ADVENTUHK: The Beachcombers, 7 p.m., Ch. 7. Com- petition moves into high gear when Nick's cliicf rival starts using a jet-propelled boat. COMEDY DRAMA: Anna and the King, p.m., Ch. 7. The rumor around the palace is that Anna and the King will marry and the King is really interested. HISTORICAL: The British Empire, p.m., Cli. 1.1. The horrors of the Black Hole of Calcutta, the 1K57 mutiny by Indian troops and Britain's violent retribution is dealt with in tins segment. VARIETY: Julie Andrews, s p.m.. Ch. 7. Steve Law- rence joins Julie as special guest in songs and skits. DRAMA: Sunday At Nine, 9 p.m.. Ch. 7. The fairy-tale romance of King Edward VIII and Wallis Warfield Simpson and the constitutional crisis which it caused. Stars are Richard Chamberlain and Faye Dunaway. MONDAY MOVIE ADVENTURE: "Come Spy With 1 p.m., Ch. 13. A U.S. secret agent sets out to capture a saboteur in the Caribbean. Thieves lift Liglilfool's equipment SAGINAW, Mich, (AP) Thieves have taken more than in musical and amplifica- tion equipment belonging to Ca- nadian lolk singer Gordon Lightfoot, forcing liim to cancel a concert at Central Michigan University. Richard Harrison, Lightfoot's road manager, said the equip- ment, including the performer's favorite i2-string guitar, was apparently taken from a motel. He offered a reward for return of the equipment. The radio station nt the college, which sponsored the event, said it would refund money to about people who had purchased tickets. Lighttoot refused to perform with equipment other than his own. ON STAGE MY FAIR LADY JUBILEE AUDITORIUM CALGARY Nov. 13 thru Nov. 18 Presented by CALGARY THEATRE SINGERS RESERVE NOW! Bay Titkel Wicket 262-7761 and Market Mall Chinook Tkkelorium Mon., Nov. 13 Dress Circle TESTIMONIAL NIGHT honouring EILEEN H1GGIN 101 THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE CONCERT SERIES A RECITAL BY Lome Watson (Piano) YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE LETHBRIOGE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25th P.M. TICKETS AT: Letter's Music Limited Operator, University of Lclhbridge Yatei Centre {immcdiDfely prior to performunce) ADULTS STUDENTS ANGLO'S Radio TV Pragrami lliMd by the rodlo and tolevlllon itatlont. Any variation In program dire to -tart- mlnufe changes by tin ilatiens end It not reipon- dbillty of Iho Herald or Anglo Olttflbuton Slerea and Photographic Centre. CHEC -ft- Morley McGill and Allan Bell: Contemporary Doug Marvin: Contemporary Sports Loo Dow: Farm News Music We Remember: Sunday Mornings 11: 03 Leo Dow John Oliver Farm News caMla Grain call of rht Land SATURDAY Jack Meufeid Faul lessier SUNDAY As ct FrigMen- Owfsrion rtrl'Al Mem (c) Uncle RGhhy D.iy tr MONDAY Oral RcUHs Ihougr-it for D.i> 5 Ihe GcHid KRTV Greal Falls Channel 3 (Cablcvision Ch 9J SATURDAY A Wyslery tt.vA lifrwhaM The DcviFi Br Archies Harlem Globe- Irolters Rex ft> Kalnryn Kutilrnan Our !urn Arjri Fact? 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