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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Television Crime Shows Cancelled TORONTO (CP) The CTV television network has imple- mented a policy of postponing all shows that have to do with political or premeditated crime. A spokesman for the CBC tel- network also said Fri- day that "we are conscious of the same thing and watching the situation closely." "For instance we cancelled a comedy series last Sunday be- cause we didn't thinl: it was a night to show Canadians com- the CBC spokesman said. A spokesman for the CTV said that network is "screening ev- erything very closely and stay- ing away from anything we feel might be in poor taste." Already postponed is next Mondayls segment of the CTV series Ironsides, which deals with the death of a visiting cri- minologist who is killed by a mailbox bomb explosion in Montreal. "We felt this was getting too close to home the CTV spokes- man said. Episodes of CTV's FBI series also have been changed. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. M PHONE 328-7684MI The series will be televised as usual but "with permissible re- the spokesman said. CTV President Murray Cher- cover said the postponement of controversial program s has "nothing to do with the War Measures Act. We want to treat this issue (the Quebec cri- sis) with as little sensationalism as possible." Bank Predicts Economic Recovery TORONTO (CP) The To- ronto Dominion Bank predicts a "substantial recovery" of the Canadian economy in 1971.- The bank says in a quarterly review that the swing toward an easier federal fiscal policy and some easing of the mone- tary policy should set the tone for this recovery. It estimates that the gross national product will rise five per cent in real terms, com- pared to three per cent this year. The review also sees kss in- flation, an increase in after-tax income, easier credit and "modest improvement" in un- employment during the second half of 1971. Thomas Still On The Air After 40-Year Stint THEN AND NOW Lowell Thomas who made his first daily news broadcast on Oct, 21, 1930 is still on the air at the same time, p.m. At left Thomas is shown in the early '30s and at right in New York studios. The news broadcaster now is 78 years old. Dissatisfied Tobacco Farmers Manufacture Oivn Cigarettes TILLSONBURG, Ont. (CP) Dissatisfied farmers along this tobacco belt have decided to overcome the problem of oversupply by creating their own'demand and manufactur- ing their own cigarettes. "The way we figure it, is that if the buyers won't lake our tobacco, we'll smoke the damn stuff Rene Strobbe. president of the On- Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers' Co-Operative Ltd., said Thursday. The co-operative, which is owned by about of the tobacco growers in On- tario, will begin marketing then: own cigarettes about Nov. 1. "They will be called Vaga- Mr. Strobbe said. "It will be our own We plan only one brand, a king size filter tip." NEW YORK (AP) Forty years ago Lowell Thomas put three 'jugs of applejack on a table and sat down with several CBS executives to plan a daily news broadcast. That day, Oct. 21, 1930, he went on the air for the first time. Thomas is still on the air. Still on at the same time, p.m. "When I first went on the air I had all the air of all the world Thomas recalled on the anniversary. "In those days sta- tions had unlimited power and I had listeners in Australia and the Arctic and on ships at sea." Thomas still has plenty of lis- teners, and it's estimated that in the last 40 years his voice has become the most heard in the world. He has been on the i air longer than any other broad- caster. His chronicles of his ad- ventures and travels are shown on television around the world. For 20 years he was the voice of Fox Movietone News. WROTE 53 BOOKS Thomas also is the author 6f 52 books and his 53rd book is due out soon. His best-selling book, however, is still his first With Lawrence in Arabia. It ha gone through 100 editions. At 78 bs looks remarkably fil although his wavy hair and pen cil-thin moustache now are iron grey. In the last year alone he ha been around the world thre times. When Canadian Pacific drove the last spike in the transcontinental line, we had just turned 21. The transcontinental line was completed on 1885. We go back to March 18th, 1864. Before Canada was even Canada. On that day, in the town of London, Ontario, 25 pioneer businessmen gathered together in the room above MacFie's Store, and founded what is now Canada Trust. Soon they had opened our very first office just behind that store. Now that small brick building behind 'MacFie's Store is gone. So is MacFie's Store. Our 25 founders have long since passed away. But the original idea born at that early meeting still lives on in our present company philosophy: "To bring the maximum amount of energy and in- telligence to bear on the project in order to most effectively serve the client." It's simple, true. But it works. Now, with over a century of experience behind us, we're one of Canada's largest trust companies with more branches coast to coast than anyone else. And our philosophy of service has made it all possible. Service. Service for every financial need. You get it the minute you walk in our door or dial our phone. So call or come in as soon as you can. CANADA TRUST .Lethbridge Calgary Edmonton Medicine Hat Red Deer Asked about his approach to broadcasting, Thomas said: "I've always considered myself as an observer of the human shadow show. I've never been a special pleader, but I've always been concerned. But as an ob- server I've always tried to avoid the gloomy. I've always been on at the same time, which is the dinner hour, and I didn't want to destroy the diges- tive system of America." -Monday, October 26, 1970 IHE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Reservoir Plan Okayed EDMONTON (CP) proval for construction Ap. of a' in central Alberta was given by the Alberta department of agri- culture. Agriculture Minister H. A. Ituste said the proposed site was selected to ensure ade- quate storage and stream flow regulations. Tlia department's water resources division began a study in 1907 into the possibil- ity of conservation and man- agement of water resources in the area. Mr. Ruste said Ducks Un- limited has agreed to contrib- ute toward the total cost of S270.000 because of the potential benefits to wildlife. James Boiul About To Die LONDON (AP) James Bond is about to die for what may or may not be positively for keeps. K i n g s 1 e y Amis, who suc- ceeded the late Ian Fleming as author of the agent 007 series, sau1 today that in the next book his hero will be blasted by a bazooka-wielding bartender on a train in Mexico. ATTENTION MOBILE HOME BUYERS! Here are TWO Important Facts 1. Brand new 12-foot wide, 2-bedroom mobile homes fully furnished with fridge, stove, furnace, chesterfield and chair, dining suite, beds, lamps, it COOT drapes, etc. ONLY, 2. We have the only mobile homes in Canada approved by Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation so be sure to see these before you buy! "TRAILER CITY" UNITED MOTOR CO. LTD. (TRAILER DIVISION) Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phone 327-1418 Best... Less! t 12" PORTABLE TV SET With 2 Year Picture Tube Warranty and 1 Year On All Other Parts. Compact size! Extra IF stages for superior gain and selectivity! Front mounted controls! The ideal personal TV a very capable performer. Featuring new circuitry to provide sharp, clear pictures even in i areas. 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