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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, StpMmbm 1972 THI LCTHMIDOI HtDAlO 7 Gutty girl with lot of spunk By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (AP) A year ago, Ann-Margret was undergoing the effects of a show business career that: had suddenly turned hot. "I've been feeling so much tension, such sha eaid. "It's a definite signal. I'll work through the year be- cause I've got commitments. Then I'll quit show business. At least for a year. Maybe forever." Now Ann-Margret may be forced to end her career. On Sunday night she fell 22 Begin tour PARIS (Rculer) A 17-man Cliinese mission headed by a deputy minister leaves here Saturday for the three-week of Canadian oil refineries which could eventually lead to the purchase of Canadian re- finery equipment, Informec sources said today. The mission, which here two days ago from China is the latest of a series of Chi nese trade groups which has visited Canada in the last three feet from a scaffolding on which she was to make her entrance at a Lake Tahoc ho- tel-casino. She suffered five facial fractures, a broken jaw and a broken left arm. She under- went facial surgery Wednes- day at the University of Cali- fornia at Los Angeles Medical Centre. PREDICTS RECOVERY Her doctor said the oper- ation was a success. Ha pre- Bahama's independence is hot election issue By WINSOME LANE NASSAU (Reuter) The Is- sue of Independence for the Ba- hamas Is generating enough po- litical heat to next Tues- day's general election the most explosive in the history of the scattered Caribbean islands. Already, actual dynamite blasts have occurred .at cam- paign meetings in these tran- quil islands and fire bomb at- tacks have bacYy damaged four party headquarters. Two of the headquarters be long to Prime Minister Lynden Pindling's ruling Progressive Liberal Party CPLP) which aims to lead the colony Into in dependence fror.i Britain early next year. The other two head quarters belong to the opposl tion Free National Movemenl FNM> which strongly resists Independence and argues that the islands are not yet ready to sever linSs with Britain. The dynamite bombings oc- curred at LPL, of the worst on tiny Abaco, an island of predominantly white inhabitants who have petitioned the Queen not to grant Inde- pendence. A few days ago an FNM meeting was broken up by youths who stoned speakers. THREATENS KILLING Trouble started early last month, soon after Prime Minis- ter Pindling announced that general elections would be held SOUTHERN ALBERT THEATRES Mayfair Theatre Walt Disney's "THE BISCUIT EATER" In Technicolor. Starring Earl Holliman, Patricia CTowiey aim Godfrey Cambridge. Saturday, September 16. Shows at and 9 p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "SOMETHING BIG" In color. Starring Dean Martin, Saturday, September IS. Shows at and p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE GODFATHER" In Technicolor. Starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino and James Caan. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, September 16, 18 and 19. Saturday one show only at p.m. Restricted Adult. Special Sunday even- ing show "THE OUT-OF-TOWNERS" In color. Star- ring Jack Lemmon and Sandy Dennis. Sunday, September 17. One show only at p.m. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM" -In color. Starring Woody Allen and Diana Ketan. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, September 16, 18 and 19. Saturday shows at and p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. Tuesday, Sept. 19. A 21-year-old Bahamian armed with a loaded revolver tried to force his way into the leader's office saying he would kill Pindling. Pindling, 42, a black, London- trained lawyer, led the PLP to victory over the all-white United Bahamian Party gov- ernment in 1967. After five years in office, Pindling still commands the de- votion of a large section of the 170.000 inhabitants, but results of his black nationalist policies have disappointed some of his followers and given ammuni- tion to his political opponents. Stringent immigration pol- icies aimed at ensuring that black Bahamians are not ex- cluded from posts traditionally held by whites were followed by a sharp decline in business and investment, particularly in the tourist industry on which Bahamians rely heavily. Premier Pindling blames a local recession on financial problems in the United States, from which most Bahamian business stems. Political oppo- nents blame it on his policies. dieted complete recovery, but he said he didn't know how long it will take. Ann-Margret's hard-driving ambition stems from her childhood. Born April -28, 1S41, in Stockholm, she lived most of her early years alone with her mother. When tho girl was eight, they joined her father near Chicago, where he had been working as an undertaker. She has said she still has nightmares from sleeping in the same room with dead bodies awaiting burial. At 16, she failed to win as a singer on Ted Mack's Ama- teur Hour. Then; after year at Northwestern University, she went on tour with a small band. It had little success, but people were impressed by the voluptuous, red-haired. Nordic beauty with tha straightforward singing style. Among them was comedian George Burns. BURNS IMPRESSED He was impressed and took her to Las Vegas, "where she was a riot." But something went sour. That changed with Carnal Knowledge. Mike Nichols directed her as a somewhat overripe sex- pot, and she stole the film, Tho performance won an Os- car nomination. Her career, carefully guided by husband Roger Smith, formerly of 77 Sunset Strip, boomed higher than ever. Remarked George Burns: "I know she will pull through. She's a gutty girl with lot of spunk. She deserves the best." ANN-MARGHET likely lo recove Nuclear arm agreement approv ed LABOR GLUB Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave.' N. WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 52 Game No. T 50 10th Game Blackout In 55 Numbers 11 Games Prize Money......... 20 ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card AH Wood Cards 5Qg Each Children Under 16 Not Allowed Bingo will also be played In the club room for and their Invited guesti Muitc Friday and Saturday Banquet facilities CALL 327-2224 327-3838 327-4440 UNITED CABS Lynn Baker Earl Tennant frank Doy-Mik. Sthmidl Jack Bunning ARAMOUNT neclal Saturday Matinee Ulephant Called Slowly" Jne Complete Show alurday hort Subjects Fuzz" Last Complete Show unday hort Subjects Fuzz" >ne Complete Show CINEMA atnrday hort Subjects What Do You Say to a Naked Lady" jist Complete Show unday Short Subjects 'What Do You Say to a Naked Lady" One Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Special Saturday MaHnee 'Elephant Called Slowly" One Complete Show Saturday Short Subjects Cut" Last. Complete Show 9 1 Sunday Special Matinee "Elephant Called Slowly One Complete Show 2 Short Subjects "Prime Cut" One Complete Show 8 GREEN ACRES DRIVE-I Saturday and Sunday "Tales from the "Puppet on a Chain" 9 One Complete Show 8 WASHINGTON (AP) fitiatB tins approved a viet five-year agreement lo limit nuclear arms, and called in advance for any permanent treaty to provide numerical q u a 111 y In intercontinental lomic weaponry. By a vote of 88 to 2, the Sen- ate Thursday sent the amended resolution of approval to it con- erence with the House of Rep- resentatives which passed It Aug. 18 without the "equality" anguage. The agreement, and a com- panion treaty limiting defensive weapons in the United States and the Soviet Union, was signed by President Nixon in Moscow May 28. The defensive treaty was ratified by the Sen ate Aug. 3. The interim agreement on of- fensive weapons freezes inter- continental ballistic'missiles to ihose deployed or under con struction, an estimated for the Soviet Union and for the United States. The Soviet submarine force would be limited lo 62 with 9K missile launchers; the U.S. un derwater fleet would be r e stricted to 44 submarines anc 710 launchers. FIRST COINS Copper pennies issued prlv ately in 1815 by Sir Isaac Col fin In the Magdalen Island were the first, though unofficia' coins to be circulated in Bn tish Canada. .0 years acked on sentences NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. CP) Two inmates of the British Columbia Penitentiary who held a woman employee lostagc in an attempt to gain reedom Aug. 21 will each serve n. additional 10 years. Kenneth Robert Uwtns, 26, and Paul Petite, 28, pleaded guilty in New Westminster Pro- 'incial Court to charges of un- awful confinement of Mrs. Jean Young, a prison classification officer. They also pleaded guilty to an additional charge of attempted extortion for their bid to gain pardons and have their crim- inal records erased. Provincial court Judge H. C ess op sentenced each to 10 years consecutive on the con fining charges and to five years concurrent on the attempted ex tortion charges. Uwins U serving a 15-year sentence on four charges of rob- bery with violence. Petite is serving two concurrent terms of 12 years for armed robbery The pair overpowered tw prison workers and held Mrs Young hostage at knifepoint fo nearly 11 hours. In otchang for the hostage's release, the demanded pardons and erasur of their records. The two surrendered and rt leased Mrs. Young after priso officials agreed that a nariona parole board official would mee with the two men the followin ay and broadcast a statemen ver local radio stations tn tha ffect. MORE CARS There were motor vehicles in Norway at the end of 1971, an increase of 9.2 per jit from the previous year. MORE BOATS There were moto oats for private use in Norwa y the end of 1971, compared t in 1960. BREAK LAW Nearly persons havo been convicted during the last five years for violating laws regulating Sunday business op- erations in South Africa. "Th" Bulld Bell" Bring yob the finest In now (available al: JACK'S RADIO TV SALES SERVICE 302 13th St. N. Phone 327-4979 COLLEGE SUNDAY AT p.m. ONLY FAMILY MEET 'SlwAy- THE ElEPHANT WHO ADOPTED THAT "BORN FREE" COUPLE! AnElephant GATES OPIK ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT 8 P.M. j TONIGHT, SUN, and MOM. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Keeps you hanging on tha edge of your s PARAMOUNT DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Denial Mechanic Suite 5lh SI. S. Ph. 377-7244 ADULT NOT SUITABU FOR CHILDREN Tonight thru Mon. AT and fM. SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. STRICTED ADULT TONIGHT, thru. TUES. AT ond P.M. SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. RESTRICTED ADULT M GENEHACKMAN Aeutomy Winner cirr TONIGHT thru MON. Dl and p.m. STARTS WEDNESDAY THEATRE RENTED TUESDAY FOR WHITE HEATHER CONCERT "A TAUT AND TIMELY THRILLER I" HOU.YWOOD HIPOfttH SKVUKKEI CHARQDN H WET7E.M STARTS WEDNESDAY MATINEES WED. and SAT. at p.m. EVENINGS ONE SHOW at 8 p.m. ACADEMY AWARD WINNER! Best Art Direction Best Costume Design SUM 3PIEGCI.F1UNKI.IK J.SCHAFFNEH PRODUCTION Nicholas and Alexandra A HORIZON Frt.M from COLUMBIA PICTURES 44th ANNUAL B.P.O. ELK'S CARNI1U TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. GRAND PRIZE IN THE ADAMS PARK ICE CENTRE 9th AVE, NORTH, LETHBRIDGE ALL PROCEEDS FOR LETHBRIDGE ELKS CHARITIES Join in the Fun and CASH 2nd PRIZE S1000 CASH Tickets 1 Each ;