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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta B.C.: the winds of change blow ]ly JAY New York Times Service VICTORIA, B.C. Tho so- cialist government chosen in an upset election two months ago is shaking off British Colum- bia's old Empire ways. Premier David Barrett who swept the New Democratic Par- ty into power, made headlines a fow days ago announcing that' his government would take over the B.C. Telephone Company, long an NDP target. When the announcement cruis- ed tho company's stock to plum- met, Barrett said he had not set a date to and had no plans to name one. Changing times were evident last week when the venerable Lieutenant Governor, John Nicholson, as personal repre- sentative of Queen Elizabeth, went before the opening session of the new legislature to read the Traditional speech from the throne. Nicholson, in gray silk hat, morning clothes and medals slopped out o( liis black limou- sine to be greeted by Hie 12- year-old Barrett, wearing a checkered sport Jacket, tan slacks and a brown tie. Outside the Victorian govern- ment building the Union Jack fluttered aloft and a carilloner played "Rule Brittania." In- side, the legislators and their guests heard tlie Queen's repre- sentative call for higher a month) old age pensions, sweeping new powers for labor, an end to the ban on liquor ad- vertising and a an hour minimum wage (up from "This is only the said Barrett in an interview. "The telephone takeover is pol- icy, but it will come later." There arc other signs of change. British Columbia poli- tics have been dominated by white Anglo-Saxon protestants, who occupied most of the seats of power. Their champion was W. A. C. Bennett, a defeneder of free enterprise through the 733-13th ST. N. MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLY OCTOBER 25 HE AND SHE Haciland Trophy SHUFFLEBOARD TOURNAMENT 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 SOUTH E fcN ALB E RTA CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE HIRED HAND" In color. Starring Peter B'onda, Warren Dales and Vcrna Bloom. Tuesday and Wednes- day, October 24 and 25. Tuesday show at p.m. Adult not suitable for children. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "SUCH GOOD FRIENDS" In color. Starring Dyan Cannon and James Coco, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 24 and 25. Tuesday show at p.m. Restricted adult. PINCHER CREEK-Fcx Theatre "BEGUILED" In Technicolor. Starring Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page and Elizabeth Hartman. Tuesday and Wednesday, October 24 and 25. Tuesday show at p.m. Restricted adult. TABER Tower Theatre "WHAT DO YOU SAY TO A NAKED LADY" In color. Alan Funt of Candid Camera, first movie. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October 24, 25, 26 and 27. Tuesday shows at and p.m. Restricted adult. years he was Social Credit remier. But last week, Bennett was un- sually cast as leader of the pposition. In his old place sat iarrett, B.C.'s first Jewish pre- lier. And among Barrett's 38 2tlow New Democrats, who ominato the 57-seat house, two blacks, the first of icir race ever to sit the legis- alure. One of them is a woman, losemary Brown. Tho male black, Emery 0. arnes, is a one-time football layer (with the B.C. iearded and wearing a color- ul blue printed tunic (a modi- ed African he strode nto ihe legislative chamber as hough ready for a performance f Othello. Actually he Is the ovemment party's parliamen- ary whip. Barrett is getting more criti- cism from the adherents of free enterprise who worry thai the government take-overs, once begun with B.C. Telephone, may go on lo other areas of free enterprise In the resource indus- tries gas pipelines, forest and mines. But it is recalled that Bennett, the anti-socialist, may have set the precedent when, a few years ago in an argument with the utility management, he "na- tionalized" B.C. Hydro, the electric power company. The Vancouver Sun, a news' paper that found much lo criti- cize in former premier Bennett, editorialized recently thai Bar- rell deserved close walchlng as he embarks "on our great new "People who de- cided it was lime for a chnnge did nol automatically commit themselves to the full program of the New Democratic said Tlie Sun. Hitler definitely dead dental records show SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) A Califorma dentist says recently uncovered dental records prove conclusively that Adolf Hitler is dead and that the German dictator was in frequent pain from a gum infection late in his life. Dr. Reidar Sognnaes of Los Angeles (old an interview last week an x-ray of Hitler's teeth that he found in Ameri- can war archives provided proof that "will stand any test." Sognnaes, professor of den- tistry at the University California at Los Angeles said the x-ray, previously available dental records and an autopsy performed by Russian doctors on bones found outside Hitler's Berlin bunker all coincide to show he died in tho bunker in 1545. The x-ray evidence was conclusive because of Hitler's unusual dental work, Sog- said. "A pecular telephone bridge, very bizarre crowns and unmisiakeable gum dis- ease have given us the key to disprove ail the rumors that Hitler is still the den- tist said. Soggnaes said the denial x- ray was made along with a number of medical tests in. 1944 after an unsuccessful at- tempt on Hitler's life. It was part of medical records seized by U.S. troops after in- terrogating Hitler's doctors. The dentist found it in a search of military archives in Maryland. YOUR PHILIPS DEAIER WITH SERVICE SEE THE MODULAR SOLID STATE COLOR TV RADIO AND TV 302 13lh ST. N. THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE CONCERT SERIES A RECITAL BY Lome Watson (Piano) YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE UTHBR1DGE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25th P.M. TICKETS AT: Leister1! Music Limited Switchboard Operator, University of LelhhricTge Centre (immediately prior to performance) ADULTS STUDENTS 50C HE CARES POLLS ARE OPEN 8 A.M. TO 7 P.M. OCT. 30 Call Liberal Campaign Headquarters 328-2358 for o lawn sign, INSERTED BY UTHBRIOGB MBERAl ASSOCIATION Tueiday, October 54, 1972 THE IE1HBRIOGE IIERAID 7 Film may shatter movie stereotypes HOLLYWOOD (AP) Though Hollywood has long glo- ried ill making sentimental movies about itself, the im- pending release of Play It As It ys may shatter some "Mov- -s-about-movies" stereotypes. No tale- of little girls dancing eir to stardom or hami- me lads finding fame with n uining smile, tliis is the cold, peless vision of a sex-and oney-gluttcd wasteland, black- than Sunset Boulevard and th no relation to A Star is orn. Director Frank Perry, who's aing credited with reviving the Hollywood movie" genre, ould rather identify the ovic's locale as "every- nere" and insists its theme sn't restricted to movieland. AY EARN' OSCAR He concedes that the film may reduce an ironic real-life cli- max in the Hollywood tradition and perhaps an Os- ar for down-on-her-luck Tucs- ay Weld. She has already won Venice Film Festival's best ctress prize. The movie, from the book by oan Didion, details the mcnUi! eterioraliou of a beautiful bul inor actress married unhap- SINGER DEPORTED British rock linger Joe Cocker ib seen at Australia's Melbourne Airport, with his girl friend Eileen Webster, as they leave the country. Cocker, on a concert tour, and member! of his group, receivec{ a deportation crder after being convicted of possession of marijuana. Commercials- aid sagging careers HOLLYWOOD (AP) Two years ago Jim Davis, a veteran of 250 movies and two television series, did a few hours of acting before the cameras and so far has collected for it. What Davis did was make a television are an increasing number of per- formers. "I'd like lo have a couple more of said Davis. "I could retire. Twenty thousand dollars for one day's work is a good deal, but you've got some people who have a half-dozen going." In the last five years televi- sion commercials have become the single most Important source of income for Hollywood performers. In 1971, members of the Screen Actors Guild earned more from commercials than from movies and television series combined. Actors earned more than million from commercials 1971, an increase of S13 million in the last five years. Income from movies and television, on the other hand, is declining Last year television program ming provided million ant movies only million. The amount an actor gets usually depends on how many times the spot is broadcast. In the case of Jirn Davis, his com mercial has been running for two years. As the number of movies an> shows being made de- clines, even some of the raps' important stars are appearin on commercials or are toutin products with their distincliv voices. Commercials are said lo hav rescued a few sagging careers and given some actors for first lime the luxury of lurnin down bad parts and the finan ciai freedom to pursue cultura sidelines. "At first the big actors didn ant to have anything to d rfth said Jac 'ormser, one of about gents who handle performer xclusively for commercials. "They thought it would hurt icir careers or downgrad lem. But circumstances, eco omic reasons and the fact tha money got very gooc hanged that. They found com mercjals didn't hurt at all ome found it actually helpet leir careers, rekindled Interes in them." GAP, a maker of film an ameras, negotiated with Henr for two years before h ccepted. At issue, Bnonda salt vas not the money but the sale pproach. Ha wanted it to b oft-sell. How much Is a sponsor wi ing to pay a star like Fonda fo 1 commercials a year? I don't want to talk money said, "but when you thu: hat I can do 11 commercials Vi days, let's say I earn mo money than from a couple movies that take from 16 lo weeks each. So, it's 6 good fi ure." Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Shnrt Subjects "Shaft's Big Score" Last Complete Show Restricted Adult rAKAJIOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects "Butterflies are Free" Las! Complete Show Adult COIXEGE CINEMA Shorl Subjects "Conquest Planet of Last Complete Show Adult GROWN AT TWO At the end of two years a d ts grown up or mature. nly to a prominent film-maker ind by the emptiness of he decadent celebrity world icy inhabit. Perry, whose; successes have nduded David and Lisa ajid )iary of A Mad Housewife, was masking in the glow of early avc revicsvs v.'hilu noting that lay It As It Lays is thing I've ever done, he tiling I'm proudest of, like a riplo somersault v.ithout a ict." Its downbeat subject waj lard to sell, hard to cxecuta nd was an emotional drain, says Perry. Music Hall pay dispute settled NEW YORK (AP) Leukemia death Radio Jity Music Hall musicians have approved a new c antract, leading off a threatened closing f tho international showplace. After being closed for two jays last week, the Music Hall reopened for one week while a inal round of negotiations was held. The musicians accepted by a 10-22 vote, contract terms rec- ommended to them by union caders. These included the eli- mination of four musicians' obs through attrition, instead if the 21 originally proposed. The same 5.5-per-cent wage in- crease included in the offer of a veek ago was also approved. Management of the 40-year- old tourist attvaction ordered the theatre closed after the final show last Oct. II when the musicians rejected a weekly pay Increase on :heir salaries. sentence9 MONTREAL (CP) leu- kemia no longer means an "automatic death sentence" for the child who contracts it, Dr. Paul Benoit, pediatrician and hematologist at Ste. Justine's Children's hospital, said here. Dr. Benoit told (he annual meeting of the Canadian Asso- ciation of French-language tors thai in the past in years there has been a bigger im- provement in tho treatment of leukemia, a blood cancer, thaa in any other area of cancer re- search. "It is now possible for a child to live for several he said, "Most important, the life we can offer these children lo- day is almost normal.11 Dr. Benoit said modem treat- ment kills cancerous cells, and stops them from reproducing. The treatment has a 90-ner-cent chance of getting a child back to normal life for at least two years. call it a staie of remis- sion, an apparent cure. The blood is normal, there is no pain, no sign of the disease." He said the best hope is to keep the child in a stale of re- mission, with drugs for as long as possible. Once there is a re- lapse, it is harder to achieve a second remission. RUDY CAKE BOUR NE MOUTH. E ngland (CP) Before Eric and Rita Smith cut into their wedding cake, the couple called in health inspector to examine It. They had kept (lie top tier of cake since they iverc married 40 years ago and wore slicing it to celebrate (heir ruby anniver- sary. "The cake had wine in Eric said. "Over the years it has matured, and with the cake in perfect condition it all tasted delicious." The coupli plan to save a fow slices their golden anni versary. GOING TO AN AUCTION? LOOK OUT! Bainn caught UD In the bidding is exciting but rolher nerve-wracking, according to Anthony Patterson. In Weekend Magazine this Saturday hft daicribei how hi got wrapped up in on art auction. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE A TRUE-LIFE ADVENTURE A film for everyone" Sports Illustrated COMING THURSDAY AN IDEAL GIFT AT ANYTIME OF THE YEAR GIVE BOOKS OF THEATRE TICKETS RESTRICTED ADULT TONIGHT THRU THURS. at and p.m.___ feu liked H before, bade wfth more, A FRANKOVICK PRODUCTION BUfTEBFWES ABE FREE ADULT NOW SHOWING tit nnd p.m. ADULT COLLEGE TONIGHT and WED: ot and p.m.___ [HE NEWEST AND BIGGESTYET! CONQUEST OF THE PLANET OF THE APES 20lti Cento-fox TOOO-ArMCOLOfiiffitLilxe MUSIC LESSONS NQVt ACCORDION GUITAR PIANO CHORD ORGAN ORGAN V PRUEGGER'S ACCORDION COLLEGE LTD.-Phone 327-7524 ;