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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THI UTHBRIDCE HERAID Tutidoy, 29, 1970 Moscow Residents Say Overthrow Of Dubcek Unfortunate But Vital Dr. Orchard said Russians can be surprisingly frank or ex- tremely reticent about political matters. Former leader Khrushchev was viewed by one man as "a disaster." Pocple generally have not made up their minds about for- mer dictator Stalin. Russians By JOAN KOViTMAN Staff Writer Hie average Russian living in Moscow feels the Sovfct over- throw in 1968 of the liberal Dub- cek regime in Czechoslovakia was "unfortunate but neces- says a recent Lethbridge visitor to the U.S.S.R. Dr. Ted Orchard spent more than four weeks this summer in the Russian capital doing re- search for a book and attend- ing the International Congress of Historical Sciences. It was his second visit to the country. Dr. Orchard, an associate professor of history at the Uni- versity of Lethbridge and a spe- cialist in Russian history, said Russians he talked with feared ties would develop between a liberal Czechoslovakia and Germany, "and the Russians still fear Germany." A non aggression treaty signed recently between Soviet Premier Kosygin and West Ger- man Chancellor Brandt dees not impress Russians. "We signed one in 1939 one man told Dr. Orchard. (Na- zi Germany broke the pact in 19-11 when it invaded the com- munist nation and prompted such incidents as the almost three year siege of Leningrad _ and the battle of age about the Time of Dr. Orchard said his first trip chev's de Stalinization pro- more than foui" years ago had rid him of a "lot of miscon- ceptions" about Russians. "I thought they would be som- bre, but they are actually ro- bust. They have a good sense of humor. They had to have one to go through what they did." MORE GOODS He said he saw immense im- provements in the availability of consumer goods compared with 1966. Most of the foreign- made items are from Iron Cur- tain countries, plus Italy, France and Belgium. There is nothing from Canada and little from the U.S. Western music, including that of the Beatles, is making in- roads although it is two years behind the North American hit parade. Latin American music has been popular "since Cuba." gram, started in 1954, are not so impressed. Dr. Orchard said the appear- ance of the former leader in a Moscow movie elicited a call of praise for him by one audience member and some joined in by applauding. "Others noticeably did not." He said the Soviet Historical Encyclopedia, which is being published in alphabetical se- quence, has been stalled for some time at the letters and presumably because an official stand has not been taken on Stalin and his on time colleague, Trotsky. Sunday appears to have be- come tte usual day off fo workers. Four years ago, wee ly holidays were D Orchard said. He said he didn't think hoh days were increasingly schec uled for Sundays because of r ligious reasons although the a titude toward church atten dance has been eased. He said "old ladies in blac attend churches by the thous ands." Still pr.esent is the pecu liar Russian personality, the "idiot usually a youn man who is allowed free reigr to break the unstated laws religious services. Dr. Orchard suggested ther was "no big religious revival' and young people still do no attend church. The state ap peavs to have taken the atti tudc that there is "no point u being anti religious just fo the sake of being so." The easing up of religious persecution may also hav come about because churche are "no longer identified wit! the Czarist regime." He said the Russians' way o life their standard of living- is approaching the west's, bu with fewer of the social prob lems now occurring in N o r t; America. Dr. Orchard said a movie o U.S. student riots and Irish re- ligious riots left Russian audi ences incredulous. "Either the Russian people Gas Hike Hearings Resume Public Utilities Board hear- ings into a proposed rate in- crease by Canadian Western Natural Gas Co. Ltd. are sched- uled to reconvene in Calgary to- day and Wednesday, John Ham- mond, Lethbridge city solicitor days of the laid Monday. The final two hearings, which Ralph Nader In Edmonton Oct. 14-16 Ralph Nader, the American crusader against faulty auto- mobiles, traffic safety and more recently of pollution of the environment will attend a three-day teach-in at the Uni- versity of Alberta Oct. 14 to 16. Oct. 14 is Survival Day across Mr. Nader is keynote speaker at the ex- tensive. U of A activities. The University of Lethbridge and several local anti-pollution groups plan several activities centring on Survival Day in Lethbridge, and will announce their plans shortly. started last Tuesday, will be given to com- pleting the presentation by CWNG. The hearing will then .recess until Jan. at which time communities and firms opposing the increase (including Leth- bridge and Calgary) will pres- ent their case. Mr. Hanimond said the city's submission would attempt to il- lustrate the possible effect of a 13 per cent rate increase on the economy. There should be particular attention paid, he said, to the repercussions it would have on the persons on fixed incomes and those in the lower income brackets. 100 Copies plus fax 7269 Third Ave, S. Lelhbridge Orchestra Conductor Jack Adamson, a teacher at Hamilton Junior High School, has been appointed conductor of the Lethbridge Symphony Youth Orchestra. Mr. Adamson, former mem- ber of the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra and conductor of air force bands and choruses, will- succeed Malcolm MacDonald, who left the city this summer. The first for the youth orchestra for the 1970-71 season will be held Wednesday night at 7 at St. Mary's School. All interested persons are in- vited to attend and join the group. So? Actor Walter Huston, well- known for his performance in The Treasure of Sierra Madre and other movies, was born in Toronto in 1884. His real name was Waiter Houghston. He studied engin- eering and dramatics in Toron- to before moving to New York and, later, California. As far as anyone has been able to ascertain, he never once set foot in Lethbridge. WE CARE y is no police brutality or, if Staff Writer is some, it goes undetected" a] the LAKE It was g He said he saw a lot of sport fisherman's dream e. in Moscow, but "I tend to true here Monday 275 j. if there is a drug trout in one fishin There appeared to be e "sense of purpose" among Tyrrell's Lake Fisherman's Association, aided by re- covites. Soviet citizens seen to have a lot more fisheries biologists, ne ary income (than the fish to check grow with perhaps not enough to spend it survival rates on some fingerlings stocked hi IThe International Congress of Historical Sciences, lake last May. From the test catch, officia schedules a conference once every five years, lasted one week. The remaining tune Dr. Orchard spent researching a book n he is writing on early a 90 p e r cent survival rate from the stocking program. The fish caught averaged one pound in weigh weighing from pound to IVz tury Russian history, d _ His research was carried out f in the national Lenin Library, a which holds six million volumes (compared with the in the Lethbridge public fish were caught wit nets of a two-to three-inch stretch mesh, each 50 yari ong. A 12-hour set was usec Gordon Haugen, regional isheries biologist said the fish r r He indicated the University of Toronto was interested Monday were full o resh water, shrimp and beetles >ack publishing the book, which looks like there are a lot o blossomed out from five in the lake and people be i ters he originally had know how to catch them, he 5 Healing In Pincher On Gas Well Water A public hearing has been of the area have for Thursday, Oct. 8, at for the hearing anc Pincher Creek Court, seeking assurance from the The hearing concerns that the process cation by Gulf Oil and "will in fact end up in' 311 to dump process depths of the porous struc- from their sulphur of the wells." and gas processing plants concern is that there two abandoned wells near be fractures, or faults the well heads and tha of the process water coul< up in surface waters, CADET streams and domestic -water supplies. hearing has been callef Kainai Cadet Corps 2384 a.m. begin regular parade for 1970-71 Wednesday at 7 in St. Mary School en the Bloc< Indian Fires Commanding officer AI tana said the corps is open to all boys on the reserve and anv interested are asked to turn to the first parade. He said the past summer camp activity for cadete was a big success for the Kaina: corps, considering it had fires, resulting in osses estimated at occurred in northern and southern Alberta Jftinday and Mon-riav been active for four months. Lt. Ray Manychief successfully completed an officer cadet instructors qualification-indoctrination Figures released by Leth-iridge Fire Inspector Andy D'Toole show two fires in lorthern Alberta Sunday for a Three cadets, Charles of In southern Alber- Clement Black Rabbit seven fires were reported Charles Twig successfully completed cadet leader courses in Vernbn, a loss of Main cause of these fires was areless smoking. Five cadets, Alvin figures indicated Byron Manychief, Raymond and Edmond Manybear and Clayton Blood attended camp at S'nilo, Man., and successfully passed a junior cadet leaders fires in southern Alberta rith loss and one minor njury. Three fires in northern Uberta resulted in a loss. The cause of most of the londay fires was faulty The Navy League Corps (Commander will parade tonight at 10th Ave. and 17th St. S. at 7 Sheep Registration of new total number of sheep will bo held. There are lambs on farms in Alberta ings for girls between June 1, 1970 was estimated by years. Evening quarters will be Alberta depfirtment of agri-ulture to be head, 13 xm. and liberty boats at cent more than a year ear- THIS COULD BE YOU pel Balderson, 1 eft, president of the TyreH's Lake Fisherman's Association and Malcolm Flexhaug, vice-president of the association, prove their point that there are lots of good size rainbow trout in the Tyrell's Lake. In co-operation with regional fisheries biologist Gordon Haugen, the group netted 275 trout to check growth rates and indicated abundances. The fish netted avereged one pound, with an indicat- ed survival rate of about 90 per cent of the fingerlings stocked last May. Trout In TyrrelFs Lake Show Excellent Growth By RIC SWIHART I "I would say people should 200 fishermen at the lake Sun. try various types of trolling day. flies, back swimming flies and He said with the 900 acres of also experiment to see just fishermen wouldn't what the fish will he Water Shut Off Set For October Lcs Toth, manager of tin Lethbridge Northern Irrigatior District has announced the dis trict will be shutting water of. in all irrigation canals Oct. 2C Mr. Tcth advised water user, of the LNID to complete irri Selective Expansion City Aim It is time for Lethbridge to weome selective in its expan- sion, Dennis O'Connell, man- ager of the Economic Develop- ment Commission told the Lethbridge Rotary Club Mon- day Growth has no virtue in it- self, he said. Lethbridge should consider what kind of city it would like to be, and carefully channel its growth efforts ac- cordingly. Among the areas he suggest- ed that Lethbridge explore ivere the leisure industries, the service industries, education and research. More applications for region- al incentives grants have come out of Lethbridge than any oth- er community in Canada, he ;ud, and more out of Leth- sridge than the whole of Sask- atchewan. The reason, in part, was the nature of the community, vhich was an attraction to hose who decide on the loca- ion of new industries. A LOT OF YAHN A pound af the incredibly fine nderwool of musk oxen gallon requirements within the next three weeks, and to make sure reservoirs and ponds aro filled. The shut-off date has been announced in order that re- pairs to bridges mid several major structures in the district may be proceeded with. ''There has been a continual heavy demand for water this year, said Mr. Toth, with struc- tures taxed almost to their limit." The shut-off date for most o! he Eastern Irrigation Dis- trict, Brooks, will be Oct. 1, vith the complete system being closed Oct. 15. Officials of the BID say the shut-off is a little earlier than in past years, but add that the system has been running continuously since last spring without a two week maintenance break as in other fears. The St. Mary River Irriga- tion District and the Taber Ir- rigation District will both close canals Oct. 20. TID manager en Anderson said water will running for a few days after his daie hi parts of the district. Drug Charges Two men arrested In Leth- n-idge Monday as the result of n RCMP and city police in- estigation have been charged under the Narcotics Control Act and the Food and Drug Act. Kelly Douglas Grismer, 17, nd Robert McConville, 21, wth of Lethbridge were each barged with possession of narijuana, possession of mari- uana for the purpose of traf- cking, cultivation of mari- uana and possession of LSD. They were scheduled to ap- ear in magistrate's court said. Men at the site said they were havicg limited success with marshmallows and worms while fishing from the shore. Fel Balderson, president of Tyrrell's Lake Fisherman's Association said there were crowded. Mr. Balderson said the association is calling for more members because stocking may be attempted again. People can join the association by donating at least to the as. sociation. There are now between and US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effeeti. CALL 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 413 1st AVE. S. (tell In Rifihl) Brewers S. C. O'Brien and R. Piesancn wilh Brewmasltr A. J. Kerr. Only a handful of North Americans have the judgment to brew great beer. Three of them now brew Calgary Export Lager. Their treasured diploma of the British .Institute of Brewing, highest achievement of the brew- er's art. It requires six years of tough apprenticeship and inten- sive study. Jt develops skill, judgment and taste. Few, indeed, are those who qualify. Yet, we demand that diploma of our Calgary brewmaster and his assistants, and three of our men have earned it. They love beer. They insist on the purest water, the mellowest malts, the choicest on brews whose quality and flavour never vary.They refuse to compromise. If you too refuse to compromise, Calgary Beer is for you. Brewed by beer lovers for beer lovers. CALGARY BREWING S WAITING TO ITD, Ml CANADA NET CONTENTS 12 FIUIO OUNCES UNION HADE CALGARY BREWING AND MALTING COMPANY LIMITED. I J a heritage of quality ;