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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Something may be brewing in Quebec MONTREAL (CP) The last two 0 c I o b e r E have brought spectacular and violent events In Montreal, and Quebecers are wondering whether the coming monlh will pass quietly. Indications are that some- thing is brewing, despite Justice Minister Jerome Choquelte's statement to reporters last weekend that he is "optimistic that peace is going to reign in Quebec." Two years ago, Montreal po- lice staged a one-day strike Oct. 7, and a wild riot ensued, caus- ing Die shooting ol a plainclothes Quebec provincial policeman. And last October was the month of North America's first political kidnappings, resulting' in the death of Pierre Laporte, the kidnapped Quebec labor minister. Tlie crisis began Oct. 5 with the kidnapping of James Rich- ard (Jasper) Cross, British trade commissioner who was fr nally released Dec. 4 in a deal that sent his abductors safely away to Cuba. Two bombings occurred two weekends ago in separate sub- urbs of Montreal, which had en- joyed its quietest summer since 1967 as far as terrorism is con- cerned. The terrorist Front de Liberation du Quebec observed a tacit moratorium on violence during Expo 67 but then esca- lated operations until the kid- nap-murder crisis. A dynamite bomb caused damage Sept. 3 at a Bell Canada relay station at nearby Dorion and one night later a smaller explosive dam- aged an office and shattered windows at an English Catholic elementary school at Ahuntsic, in north-end Montreal. Police reported they had so far found no motive for the GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB TONIGHT'S ANNIVERSARY SUPPER and DANCE IS SOLD OUT! Our Next Regular Dance Will Be SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2nd See You At The German Canadian Club 9th Avenue and 6th Street North bombings in which no one was injured. Premier Robert Bourassa re- ported, meanwhile, that he hat asked Quebec Provincial Police lo investigate a series of theft of communications equipmen from civil-protection units in the Montreal area. The premier refused to com ment on speculation that the thefts were related to terrorism A spokesman for the combined anti-terrorist squad said earlier terrorists might be equipping themselves with such things as two-way radios and gas masks THEFTS WIDE-RANGING Members of the squad, made up of RCMP, Montreal and QPP specialists, were studying thefts that had been committed during a 10-day period from civil pro- tection units and police vehicles in Montreal and up to 30 miles away. But police scoffed at pub- lished reports quoting a govern- ment press officer as saying the eo-ordinator of terrorist activi- ties last October was a well- cnown and respected Quebi and was still at large. An unexpected element en- tered the situation when notes purportedly from the FLQ said Pierre Valliercs, 33-year-old ac- :ivisl author, had gone under- ground rather than face new court appearances on charges of seditious conspiracy and coun- selling to murder and kidnap- ping. A warrant was issued after Vallieres missed a Sept. 7 appearance. Demonstrations are being or- ganized in various parts of Quebec to mark the anniversary of invocation of the Wai1 Mea- sures Act Oct. 16, says the Get Together With Friends Here Dining Out is Grand! SUNDAY BRUNCH Sunday Family Buffet SERVED 11 A.M. TO P.M. Choice of cakes, Horn, Sausages or Bacon and Beverage. Children Art. Under 12 Adulli Served in the Di'nine Room A fa 6 p.m. FEATURING: Prime Ribs of Alberta Beef, Famoui Hot Dishes, Jellied Salads, Relishet find many other tasty treats to delrghf your palate. DURING THE WEEK ENJOY OUR DELICIOUS LUNCHEON BUFFET DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND SERVED DAILY MONDAY THRU FRIDAY! FEATURING: f OUR FAMOUS SMORGASBORD 9 ONLY.............................. AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT! RESERVE EARLYJ 2 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE PHONE 327-5701 EMERY'S ENTERTAINMENT SERVICE All Types of Orchestras Available WEDDINGS, DINING ROOMS, CLUBS STAFF PARTIES, etc. VOCALISTS, DUOS, TRIOS, QUARTETS OR LARGER Contact--AL EMERY 222 26th Street South Phone 328-2867 REASONABLE SERVICE CHARGE Front Commun pour la Defense de la Languo mon Front for the Defence oJ the French Language. The front, which groups sev- eral militant and nationalist or- ganizations, announced t w o weeks ago that plans call for student meetings and a rally at as East-end Montreal arena Oct. 15 followed by parailcs in several centres the next day. Heggie Chartrand, head of the Chevaliers de Hndcpendcnce, said union support will be sc light. Trials arising from the death of Mi1. Laporte, kidnapped Oct. Id and slain Oct. 17, are still continuing in Court of Queen's Bench. If previous patterns con- tinue, the court is in for verbal fireworks and perhaps some scuffling in October. decision to be made in 70s ENTERTAINING NIGHTLY at the STARTING MON., SEPT. 20th "HEARTACHES RAZZ BAND" PARIS (CP) Rene Lcves- que, leader of the separatist Parti Quebecbis, is quoted in a French magazine as saying that 1970 marked the start of a decade in which Quebec will either obtain its sovereignty or Wend permanently into Confed- eration. says in a 12-page article in the quarterly maga- zine Preuves that independence would allow Quebec lo escape the dangers of both terrorism and enslavement to the federal government. He said the provincial elec- tion of April, 1970, in which Premier Robert Bourassa's Li- berals won 72 of 108 seats, and last fall's kidnap crisis were advance 'signs that a choice cannot be put off much long- er." His party was the "big win- ner" in the election, winning more than 23 per cent of the popular vote, although it picked ip only seven seats in the leg- islature. The Liberals obtained per cent, tl.o Union Na- tion ale 20 per cent and the teditistes 11 per cent. Levesque said the terrorist activities of last fall were car- ried out by young persons dis- satisfied with the current elec- toral system. Under the circumstances of the crisis "one would have ex- pected a certain moderation on behalf of the Trudeau govern- ment in Ottawa and the Bour- assa government in Quebec City. "Alls, the government reac- tion on Hie contrary, marked by excessive Levesque said the crisis had the consequence of "dramatic- ally weakening the Quebec gov- ernment, especially in its rela- tions with the federal govern- ment." "It was the federal govern- ment that carri.j the ball; it alone controlled the army, it alone could liberate the prison- ers, it alone controlled radio and television, even though it was an essentially Quebec problem. 'It was a hard lesson for all those who believed it possible lo make the Quebec govern- ment the principal instrument of Quebec's destiny while re- maining in the Canadian Con- federation." LABOR CLUB Corner 13th Sf. and 2nd Ave. N. WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 55 Game No. 1.................. 50 10th Game Jackpot, 11 Games Prize Money....... 20 ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card All Wood Cards Each Children Under 16 Not Allowed Bingo will also be played in the club room for members and their invited guests Music Friday and Saturday Banquet facilities SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "A MAN CALLED SLEDGE" In Technicolor. Starring James Garner. Saturday, September 18. Shows at and p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre Walt Disney's "THE COMPUTOK WORE TENNIS SHOES" In Technicolor. Starring Kurt Russell. Saturday, Sep- tember 18. Shows at and p.m. Family. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "JAYNE EYRE" In color. Starring George C. Scott, Susannah York and Jack Hawkins. Saturday, Septem- ber 18. Show at p.m. Family. PICTURE BUTTE-Cinema Theatre "THE WALKING STICK" In color. Starring Samanfta Egar and David Hemmings. Saturday and Sunday, September !8 and 19. Show each night at p.m. AMI. PINCHER CREEK-Fox Theatre "LOVE STOKY" In Technicolor. Starring Ali nnd Ryan O'Neal. Saturday, Monday, Tue- day and Wed- nesday, September 18, 20. 21 and 22. Saturday shows at and p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. Sunday, September 19 at p.m. EAGLES DARE" In Metrocolor. Starring "lint Eastwood and Mary Urc. Adult. TABER Sky Vue Drive-ln "FRANKIE AND JOHNNIE" In color, v 5 Presley, Saturday, September 18. Show p.m. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "LOVERS AND OTHER STRANGERS" In cc'ior. Star- ring Gig Young, Harry Gu.irdmo and Anne Jackson. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, September IB, 20 and 21. Saturday at and p.m. Restricted Adult, Saturday, Seplsmb.r 1571 TH( LfTHW.SSi HfRALD 7 TV systems in apartments growing problem in east PERSISTENT PRINCESS Princess Annesuffers through a liail moment al horse trials in Sussex after losing points on jumping and the lead in cross country competition. An accomplish- ed horsewoman, despite set- hack slie is a contender lor a position on (he British rid- ing team in 1972 Olympic Games at Munich. PARAMOUNT Saturday Short Subjects "Joe" Last Complete Show Sunday Short "Subjects "Joe" One Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Saturday Short Subjects "Murphy's War" Last Complete Show Sunday Short Subjects "Murphy's War" One Complete Show COLLEGE CINEJIA Saturday Special Matinee Short Subjects A Lad and A Dog" One Complete Show Short Subjects "Light at the Edge o{ the World" Last Complete Show Sunday Short "Subjects 'Light at the edge of the World" One Complete Show GREEN ACHES DRIVE-IN Saturday and Sunday "Two Mules for Sister Sara" 'Airport" One Complete Show OTTAWA (CP) Clcsed cir- cuit television systems in apartment buildings are a growing problem for the Cana- dian Radio .Television Com- mission. These master antenna televi- sion MATV systems are not regulated by the CRTC and can ignore commission policy. But [lie commission docs have au- thority over cable television companies which wire up pri- vate homes, and cable opera- tors are unhappy with this dif- ference in treatment. Robert Short, president of the Canadian Cable Television As- sociation, argues that freedom from regulations gives MATV systems an unfair advantage over cable companies. He sug- I gests the commission relax its regulations to allow cable op- erators lo compete on a more equal fooling. Mr. Short said a large MATV system in a Toronto apartment development carries advertis- ing on one of its channels. The CRTC has refused lo allow ca- ble operators to sell advertis- ing with the exception of a few smaller systems where it is permitted as an experiment. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Denial Mechanic National Store Bldg. Ph. 327-7244 telhbridgl VOUR PHILIPS DEALER WITH SERVICE SEE THE MODULAR SOLID STATE COLOR TV I A f If C RADIO AND TV J M IV J 302 I3ih ST. N. MAKE UP A COME TO EL RANCHO CABARET TONIGHT FEATURING THE "SHAMEN" AND APPEARING IN THE COMFORT" AND MAIL" Admisiion (Side Entrance) 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. REFRESHMENTS and FOOD AVAILABLE The El Rancho Motor Hotel now licensed lo serve liquor wine in its Outrider Tavern STARTS MONDAY at ond p.m. Anne Heywoodb 'The Lady Of Morna" Color By Movielib RESTRICTED ADULT STARTS MONDAY When they reach oat for each they touch every heart 1 SHOWS 2 a) and p.m Joanne George C Wjodvterd SCOH ADULT ThcyMlghfBcGtontf A FOREMAN SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. "MUST SURELY RANK PUlls NO PUNCHES. IN IMPACT WITH NEVER BEEN SERVED AND ClYDE'l" yp ON THIS HOTI" -TIME. JULY 27, 1970' w jnston, N.V. POST RESTRICTED ADULT Portions of the dialogue moy be. cbjeciionable. TONIGHT THRU. MONDAY and p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABIE FOR CHILDREN CINEMA WAVE Sik ST .327-5 TONIGHT AND SUNDAY cl nnd p.m.___ SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. PETER OTOOLE "MURPHtfSWAR" ej COLOfl A Powwn P SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. JULES VERNES ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN COLLEGE CINEMA TONIGHT ond SUNDAY ol nnd p.m. ADULT GREEN ACRES NOW SHOWING Gates open 7 p.m. Show starts B p.m. HOVEL OF THE YEAR NOW K MOTION PICTURE! .ROSSHUrJlCRrvonnvrt BURT LANCASTER -DEAN MARTIN A UNIVKSAl PICTURE <2S9 "Two Mules for Sister Sora" CLINT EASTWOOD SHIRLEY MACLAINI The Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge Presents the University of Calgary Drama Dept. in 'YOU NEVER CAN TELL7 YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE Sept. 25th p.m. TICKETS: Adults Children ON SALE NOW AT LEISTER'S ;