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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE April iu, Depend on tax money availability Slow grants growth to art groups By JAMES NELSON OTTAWA (CP) The fed- eral government s new lion-a-vear capital grants to pertormmg-arts organizations will grow, but only slowly, as more tax money becomes available and the need for it grows a cabinet source has told The Canadian Press The program announced March 15 by State Secretary Faulkner supplements the large sums the Canada Coun- cil pavs arts organizations and artists to support their current operations there have been an- nual grants to such organ- as the Montreal To- ronto and Vancouver sym- phonies there has been no settled pohcv on grants for construction or improvement ot halls One of the new giants is million to be paid over three years tor the conversion ot Vancouver s old Orpheuin Theatre into a concert hall and permanent home for the Vancouver Symphony Another million is to be paid in two years starting in April 1975 to assist the Cita del Theatre of Edmonton to build a new civic theatre and arts centre The Citadel, one of the best known regional theatres in the country nou lives in an old Salvation hall MANY SEEK ASSISTANCE But m fact, a government source says Mr Faulkner s total program now is limited to million a year Almost all ot this has already been committed for the 1974-75 fis- cal year that began April 1 A non-government source in the arts, community said there are about 30 pressing propos- als for federal capital assist- ance Many of these are small but the fund amounts only to Band-Aid help he said Other proposals on which promoters have worked for vears will not qualify for the new grants under the criteria announced by Mr Faulkner One of these is a long- talked-of plan to build an op- era house on a choice piece of nverfront land in Sarnia, Ont to house a summer light opera festival One of its pro- LETHBRIDGE Home and Recreation Equipment Show April 10 13, Exhibition Pavilion, Exhibition Grounds the most exciting all-lamily home show ever staged1 1 !i i }J_ sl SEE THE AMAZING DANCI moters is Tom Patterson, the father of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival But under the plan an- nounced by Mr Faulkner, capital grants are to be made only to "well-established or- ganizations whose artistic and managerial competence have been proven The Sarnia promoters may be imagina- tive and ambitious, but 4hey lack a proven, well-estab- lished organization Another proposal, for a new opera and ballet theatre in Toronto with adequate facil- ities for rehearsing and mounting new works, would seem to qualify for a federal grant but is ruled out by the limitation This proposal is being worked out jointly by the Ca- nadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada, neither of which has a per- manent home Both rent the cavernous O'Keefe Centre for brief periods each year He's 85 Charlie Chaplin blows out the candles on a cake held by his wife, Oona, at a party marking his 85th birthday in London, England. The party was given by Jerome Epstein, producer of Chaplin films for the past 25 years EASTER SUNDAY FAMILY SMORGASBORD RESERVATIONS PREFERRED Phone 327-3191 HARVEST ROOM LIBBY'S SAUERKRAUT FDDD-- TOLUE5 SOUPS CAMBELL'S TOMATO SOUP 10 01 7, I tor NABISCO SHREDDIES 69C 24oz DKC 12oz OJ DEL MONTE PINEAPPLE Sliced. O rS T crushed. .'1 o 1 tidbits 14 oz W R SPRAY SECRET 5 oz W W LIQUID PLUMBER NUTS BOLTS 7 oz pkn R B LIBBY'S TOMATO JUICE DOG FOOIL _ tin Margarine 3-lb. pkg. Eggs Large Grade "A" doz. FOODS York Orange Juice 6 oz........... Hi-Liner Perch Fillets 16oz. Hi-Liner Cod In Batter 1402. Burns Hams Boneless, Ib. Burns Hams Ready to eat, Ib 109 IIII72' Burns Sausage Sticks 5 varieties, 12 oz. each Turkeys Utility Grade, 6 to 16 Ibs.. Ib. Pork Spareribs Lemons Large California choice, each Lettuce California No 1, Ib Tomatoes Canada No 1, Ib Turnips Local Canada No 1 Watermelon Red ripe Currie Fine Foods Open daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Singer asks help of public LOS ANGELES (AP) 'Please understand, said singer Vic Damone "Its not what some people think it that I m burying one wife and marrying another Damone is getting married weeks after his second wife, actress Judy Rawhns, died of a drug overdose at her home here Her death has been listed by the coroner as a possible suicide "Please understand that I had nothing to do with what happened to Judy, he said Miss Rawhns. 36, was found dead in her bed March 28 Po- lice said they found on her nighlstand a bottle of pain- kilhng pills, which they reported she had been taking after some recent dental work Beside her was a newspaper lolded to an article about Damone, 45, planning lo marry Becky Ann Jones, 26, of Los Angeles Miss Rawlins and Damone were divorced in 1971 In 1970 Damone s first bride actress Pier Angeli died of a drug overdose after being married to him from 1954 to 1958 I know it's strange, but she had problems in he said 'We had been divorced for a long time when it hap- pened She had gotten married then divorced agdtn Damone said Miss Rawhns had been taking pain-killers for years because of a back condition I was crushed when Judy died, but I love Becky and my three little girls need a mother It was no sudden thing We have been planning to get married for two years Judy knew this 'We were planning to get married immediately, but after Judy's death we postponed things indefinitely Then we decided to go ahead We were thinking mostly of tne children Becky will be a fine mother Silver coins in big demand VANCOUVER (CP) 'Fortunes are being made today in gold and silver coins, says Les Copan, president of the Vancouver Numismatists Society "Canadian silver coins are m big demand by dealers, said the president of the coin- collectors' society The coins can be incited down for their silver content but only some of the 1968 coins and coins minted earlier are acceptable because that was the year Canada switched to nickle The coins must be exported first, however, because the Currency and Exchange Act prohibits melting currency in Canada A year ago, the federal cabinet passed a resolution requiring a permit for export Collectors look for rarities, said Mr Copan A good rarity Phone 327-2J44 is the 1911 Cn tlollai whir1 circulated O are knovir pnvdlc co.ii 'ian silver as never iree or four st and one x years ago TV highlights WEDNESDAY SPORTS SPECIAL: NHL Play-off, 6 p.m., Cb. 7. The New York Rangers meet the Canadians in Montreal for the first game in the playoff series VARIETY SPECIAL: Perry Como, 6 p.m., Ch. 8. Debby Reynolds and Donny and Mane Osmond join Mr Como as he welcomes spring in an easy-going hour of music and comedy MOVIE DRAMA: Murder or Mercy, p.m. Ch. 11. Bradford Dillman and Denver Pyle star in this hard look of medical ethics following the trial of a physician accused of mercy-killing his wife CHILDREN'S SPECIAL: Last of Curlews, 7 p.m., Ch. 13. A look at the last male bird ot a species now believed extinct MOVIE DRAMA SPECIAL: Airport, 8 p.m., Ch. 13. An all-star cast highlights this film special of a flight from Rome carrying romantic tangles, personal dramas and a bomb MOVIE ADVENTURE-COMEDY: Kaleidoscope, 9 p.m., Ch. 7. Susannah York and Warren Beatty in the story of a play- boy out to break the bank of a European casino MOVIE ADVENTURE: The Golden Mistress, 12 midnight, Ch. 7. John Agar is starring in this tale of voodoo magic and treasure hunting in the West Indies THURSDAY MOVIE DRAMA: And Now Miguel, 1 p.m., Ch. 13 Pat Cardi portrays a 10-year-old boy growing up on a Mexican sheep farm PEPSI COLA'S RADIO AND TV LISTINGS Programs listed by the Radio and Stations. Any variation in program schedule is to last-minute changes by stations and it not the responsibility of The Lethbridge Herald. Mondm thr Friday h V> Kirm News 7 10 Wejlher Sports Wednesday S 00 ['robe 1220 h 00 at Six Ihursdav CHEC 1090 'I 00 C hoi lint 12 to NIW. 1 00 drain Prices S 00 ,Vtt bporis CJOC 1220 b 00 BC News 7 50 VVedther Sports a fi Phone- Bill Shim 12 01) Hour ol Inlcinndtion 1 00 Pi one 1220 21) Sports 40 Mdikrl Report r) 50 1 (H Kalaiedoscope (D News m Movie lerusalern Pile. O Tonight Show (B 0 H 00 (B O 0 B in O) 0 7 M O ;