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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE April Joan Waleri'ield TV the and present TV highlights Well he did it and we saw it Hammerin' Henry Aaron blasted that sweet soundirg, magic making number 715. And we saw it. Watched it again and again. Watched the tans go wild, his team-mates mob Aaron, the fireworks exploding in crazy celebration. No need to go to the movies to see the replay on Pathetone News (remember He was there, we were here and it could be shared now! What a wonder is television. Television, the good, the bad. the ugly. Television trash, tmia and triumph. To hand one of those odd publications you 11 find just past the movie magazines on the newstands Skirt the flaming covers of the movie mags (Kennedy Daughter pregnant Caroline tells Jackie All: inside it's nicely married cousin Kathleen who s having the baby) and you'll come on The Television Years more than 25 years of TV time remembered With a preamble on the pioneers (WGY Schenectady telecast in 1928) it's on to 1948 and the year of Uncle Millie (Berle) seen full page with Grade Fields. There's Ed Sullivan in Toast of the Town. Candid Camera and Hopalong Cassidy. It's an All-Anmerican view and while television didn't hit here until 1956. it's fascinating to look backward at the shows and personalities, to consider the impact Remember Gertrude Berg in The Goldbergs, Kraft Theatre and Arthur Godfrey taking the mickey out of his sponsors? Remember the beginning of Lucy, Dragnet (just the fact Ma'am) with Jack Webb and the first of the sidekicks Ben Alexander. And Liberace and The Honeymooners. And Marie Wilson as My Friend Irma. Gale Storm was My Little Margie; Red Skelton tremulously winding up his show with "God William Bendix and Life With Riley, Life With Father! All Right Going To Edmonton? STAY AT A Mini Week-end Special SO per night For Two Friday or Saturday or Sunday Make your reservation by toll free phone Simply dial the operator and ask for ZENITH 07106 Or call your local travel agent Free Guest Parking Fine Food Nightly Entertainment HNGS-VAY AVENUE 'AT 119 STREET EDMONTON. ALBERTA THIS OFFER EXPIRES APRIL 29th. 1974 PIC-A-POP GRAND OPENING WINNER Pictured above is Mrs Peter Campbell of Taber re- ceiving a 13" Color TV from Casey Wiskerke, pro- prietor of Pic-A-Pop m Lethbridge Mrs Campbell's name was drawn by Joe Lepholtz of Winnipeg, Pres. ident of Pic-A-Pop. DON'T MISS... this extraordinary film... CFCN-TV Channel 13 Easter Sunday, April 14th name the family! Of course Robert Young as Dad, Jane Wyatt as mother. But the kids? Billy Gray, Elinor Donahue and Lauren Cahpin. Lassie and Gunsmoke (Jim Arness looks so young and Dennis Weaver was in that first Remember the original title of the Bilko series (You'll never Get Alfred Hitchcock and The Millionaire (Marvin Miller doled out the Broderick Crawford has us saying "ten-four" out o! Highway Patrol; Richard Boone made it in Medic and in Have Gun Will Travel; Dinah Shore tinally got her own hour-long weekly show. The screens got larger and glossier or smaller and more portable and Raymond Burr became Perry Mason, Craig Stevens was Peter Gunn and The Naked City went on location. The Untouchables in 1959 triggered the era of nostalgia, Rod Sterling scared us with Twilight Zone and Lome Greene. Michael Landon, Dan Blocker and Pernell Roberts meant Sunday evening with Bonanza. My Three Sons, Route 66, Checkmate (with Sebastion Cabot) Ben Casey, Dr. Kildare, Hazel, Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore, a talking horse for heaven's sake in Mr. Ed and Car 54 Where are You? The Beverly Hillbillies or the. Man From Uncle; Bewitched and Andy Griffith, and "sorry about that chief" with Don Adams as Maxwell Smart Something fresh in I Spy, the classy Avengers with the delicious Dianna Rigg as Emma Peel, and Mission Impossible. And Batman. Tarzan didn't make it, but The Monkeys did. Would you believe a Flying Nun? Or that out ot All in the Family would come Maude; out of Maude, Happy Times? Or that the magic formula of Laugh-In would be re-worked with diminishing success? Series and soap operas and specials A Judy Garland, Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. Actors who got their first break on the tube; James Dean. James Whitmore, Cliff Robertson, James Garner. Careers rejuvenated by an audience of 20-million viewers And talk shows, and David Janssen running, running, running in The Fugitive. But for every December Bride there was marvellous drama in something like Requiem for a Heavyweight. 1 Dream of Jeannie could be accepted from a medium that could give us Marty, Patterns, Little Moon of Alban, A Christmas Memory, That Certain Summer, the Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. And we were there when Nixon and Kennedy debated, when the Pope visited North America, when Bannister broke the three minute mile With the air sucked out of our lungs at the tragedies of our time. With a simple unreasoning joy as Hank Aaron set 715 flying. All this from the American networks, but the same combination of the great and the ghastly from our own and world-wide chains. Watch television? Millions of us do, hopefully with some selectivity. There are some who wouldn't have a set in their home and that's fine too. For those who confess with a certain inverted snobbery that they "hardly ever sufficient is the succinct comment of Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe Pfui! Display Eskimo culture at show OTTAWA (CP) The Eskimo culture of Greenland, similar to that of Canada's far Morth. is depicted in a display ol historic artifacts and current economic development in Greenland currently at the National Archives here The show, organized by the Danish government for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, and loaned to the northern development department here, was officially opened by Northern Development Minister Jean Chretien and Danish Ambassador H. Hjorth-Nielsen The exhibit will be on public display until May 19. when it will be dismantled and shipped to St. Paul, Minn In one glass case are a number of tupilaks carved from ivory walrus faintly menacing hand-sized devils once used by Greenland Eskimos to cast a curse or spell on an enemy. When asked to describe the mythological beings, the Greenland Eskimos carved them in ivory to depict what they had in mind. The carvings now in existence are, therefore, all modern ones While Canadian Eskimos did carve charms, theirs were intended more to please gods and evil torces, rather than to cast spells or curses. The display consists mainly of panels of maps, charts and photographs, with detailed captions. LAYS LARGE EGGS The whale-shark lays the largest eggs of any living creature. McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH 2329-15th Avenue south Good Friday, April a.rn. HOLY COMMUNION All United Church ministers of Lethbridge will participate in this service. EASTER at the ARMY GOOD FRIDAY A meditation in music and drama, including a play, "THE ROBE OF THE by Lloyd Douglas, 8 p.m. in the chapel. EASTER SUNDAY "THE SOUNDS OF a color motion picture depicting the Christian testimony of three women Corrie Ten Boom, Maria Von Trapp and Dale Evans. 7 p.m. in the chapel. LETHBRIDGE SALVATION ARMY 1302-4th Transport 328-8611 THURSDAY SPORTS SPECIAL: NHL Playoffs, 6 p.m., Ch. 7. The Rangers play the Canadiens in Montreal for the second game in the playoff series. MYSTERY MOVIE: The Cable Car Murder, 6 p.m., Ch. 9. Robert Hooks and Jeremy Slate star in this detective yarn of a murder contract in'broad daylight. RELIGION SPECIAL: Billy Graham Crusade, 8 p.m., Ch. 9. "The Love of God" is Mr Graham's message to an audience of over one million in Seoul, Korea. MOVIE THRILLER: Moon of the Wolf, 9 p.m., Ch. 7. David Janssen and Barbara Rush star in this film about the search for a mysterious beast. MOVIE COMEDY: Onionhead, p.m., Ch. 11. Andy Griffith combines with farce, drama and romance in this tale of a cook who can't. SCIENCE FICTION MOVIE: Destroy All Monsters, 12 midnight, Ch. 7. A Japanese film of an army of monsters who invade Tokyo. Horner forecasts beef price hike EDMONTON (CP) The closure of domestic cattle markets to beef from the United States will mean substantial rises in Alberta prices, Agriculture Minister Hugh Horner said Tuesday Beef prices in Edmonton were about the lowest in six months and one packer was reporting trouble in moving his meat. Although Dr. Horner foresaw no immediate price rise in the supermarkets, he did expect the effective ban on U.S. animals and meat to cause an increased slaughter price "probably fairly quickly." The minister said he was pleased with the federal decision to ban U.S. cattle that have been treated with the drug diethylstilbestrol, effective Tuesday. He predicted that supermarket prices should remain stable for about three weeks. "If the consumers are smart, they will get themselves a side of beef pretty quick." Dr Horner said of the ban: "It's about time. I don't know why they didn't do it months ago, before the damage spread so far through the production system. "If the supermarket price goes up in less than three weeks, then, it'll be a rip-off by the supermarkets. You can be sure that we 11 be watching out for that." The minister said he believes increased beef prices are inevitable and will largely be the result of the chaos that has dominated the industry since last fall. Slows down VATICAN CITY (AP) Pope Paul will reduce his scheduled activities during the Holy Week on the recommendation of his doctors and closest aides, the Vatican announced Tuesday. PEPSI COLA'S RADIO AND TV LISTINGS Programs are listed by the Radio and Televison Stations. Any variation in program schedule due to last-minute changes by the stations and is not the responsibility of The Lethbridge Herald. CHEC 1090 Friday It 00 lack 5 00 Neu.-- 7 00 Paul Tc.ssicr 12 00 Roy Renniok Friday. Night 5 00 Probe 1220 5 25 Sport.s 5 40 Markel Report 5 41 Local Newt, h 00 World at Six Saturday fi 00 Buryl Clarke 12 00 John Oliver 12 'to News h 00 Paul Testier 12 00 Kov Renmck CJOC 1220 8 00 News 7 30 News. Wthr Sport 12 00 News 5 15 Soccer Results 5 40 Sports 5.53 News, CHEC-FM 100.9 Monday thru Friday b 00-9 00 a m Oom McMdSter 9 00 a m -1 00 p m Concie s Carousel II 00-6 00 p m Don McMaster K 00-10 00 p m Del King 10 00-12 Midnight Concerts. jnd Encores 12 00 Midnight Sign Oil Monday Tuesday and Friday Del King Saturday 600-1200 Don McMaster 1200-300 p m Del King 3 00-6.00 Concerts, Overtures and Encores 600-1200 Del King 12 00 Concie's Carousel (All Night) CBR 1010 Friday Night 6.00 World at Six 6 30 As It Happens 8 03 Between Ourselves 9 00 Music West 1000 News, Weather. Sports 10'15 Five Nights a Week 1030 My Word 11 03 Major Progression Saturday fi 30 Sounds Like Saturday Friday 5 00 O Hollywood Squares (D News O Hee Haw 5 25 (D Doctor in the House 5 :10 O It s A Small World (D Truth or Consequences 5 55 (D News 6.00 O Movie Day of Triumph 9 Mannix (D Brady Bunch B 30 (B Sanford and SOP. ID Six Million Dollar Man 7 00 (B Movie Faraday and Co O Movie The Greatest Story Ever Told (Part 1) 7 30 0> Odd Couple 8 00 O Charlie Brown Special dl Toma 8 30 B Tommy Hunter (D Kreskin 9-00 (D News (D Billy Graham O News 9-30 0 Movie Artists and Models O Tonight Show 10-00 O Oral Roberts O FBI 11 00 O News ID News II 20 (D News B P.M 12.00 ffi Double Bill 1. Wierd Women 2 Secret of the Chateau B Movie- Barabas 2 00 B LI A' Special Morning 4 55 Q Farm News 5.00 O Bugs Bunny O Telecourse 5 30 B Yogi's Gang 6-00 Q Scooby Doo B Super Friends 7 00 O My Favorite Martian 0 Lassie's Rescue Rangers H 45 Notice Board 9 10 Sounds Like Saturday 9 30 Family Favorites 10 03 This Countn in the Morning 10 59 Time Signal 12-10 Our Native Land 1 03 Native Voice of Alberta 1 ,'iO Men of the Ministry 2 00 Metropolitan Opera H 10 Demand Side 7 30 (D Goober and the Ghost Chasers O .Icannie 8 00 O Speed Ruggv O Brady Kids 8 25 (B Thought For The Dav 8 30 O Tales ol the Riverbank SB University of the Air O Jessie and the Pussycats (D Mission Magic 9 00 (B Star Trek B Uncle Bobby 0) ABC Movie of the Week O Pebbles and Bam Bam 9 30 (B D.istardlv and Muttley B Jeannic O Fat Albert 10 00 (B Buckshot 8 Flmtstones ID American Bandstand O Hair Bear Bunch 10 30 (B Walerville Gang O N B A Basketball 11 00 B Vogi's Gang (B Puppet People O International Skating Conference 11 30 IB Fanlastica 0 Goober and the Ghost Chasers 12-00 ID You Really Can ID Greatest Sports Legends B Canadian Indoor Tennis 12 30 (B The Fisher Show 1 00 (D Outdoor Sportsman ID Greatest Sports Legends 1 30 ID Sports Digest O Masters Golf B Masters Golf B Number One The Mark Brclsford Story 2 00 (B Wide World of Sports 3 00 ID Roller Derby Wrestling B Lassie 3.30 O News (D Reasoncr Report 4 00 O Animal World Safety Round Up (D Star Trek O Apple's Way 4 30 ID Wide World of Sports B .Spiderman FRIDAY MOVIE COMEDY: What's So Bad About Feeling 1 p.m., Ch. 13. George Peppard and Mary Tyler Moore star in the crazy happenings that result when New York is hit by a happiness virus. MOVIE DRAMA: Day of Triumph, 6 p.m., Ch. 7. A look at the atmosphere and events surrounding the Crucifixion and Resurrection. MOVIE DRAMA SPECIAL: The Greatest Story Ever Told, 7 p.m., Ch. 9. Many well known actors appear in this first part of the story of the life of Christ. Conclusion 7 p.m., Ch. 9, Saturday. SPECIAL PEANUTS CARTOON: It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. Linus has a myth of a beagle who gives out candy and eggs on Easter morning. SPECIAL: Tommy Hunter Easter Special; Ch. 7. Many fine guests including Pat Boone. join Tommy for an Easter show. MOVIE MUSICAL: Artists and Models, p.m., Ch. 11. Dean Martin. Jerry Lewis and Shirley MacLaine star in this merry melange of gags, girls and tunes. SPECIAL: Easter with Oral Roberts, 10 p.m., Ch. 7. Tennessee Ernie Ford joins Oral for this Easter special. MOVIE DRAMA: Barabbas, 12 midnight, Ch. 7. Anthony Quinn stars in this Biblical epic of the thief for whom Christ died. MOVIE THRILLER: Weird Woman, 12 midnight, Ch. 13. Anne Gwynne portrays the new bride of a professor accused of witchcraft MOVIE MYSTERY: Secrets of the Chateau, a.m., Ch. A rare Bible is stolen from an old mansion in France. SATURDAY SPECIAL: What's Impeachment all 10 a.m., Ch. 9. An indepth look into how the process works and the grounds required for its application SPORTS SPECIAL: Tennis, 12 noon, Ch. 7. Men's singles final for the Canadian Indoor Tennis Championships at Glenmore Racquet Club in Calgary. SPECIAL: The Masters, Ch. 7. Augusta. Ga National Gulf Course may look easy, but the layout is very deceptive. CHEC 1090 MONDAY thru FRIDAY fi 50 Farms News 7 30 News. Wlhr Sport 00 Probe 1220 25 Sports 5 40 Market Report 5 41 Local Neus 9 00 Hit-rime 12 New; 1 00 Gram Prices 5 00 Nous Sports CJOC 1220 I) 00 World ,tt 7 id Neus Sports 12 00 Hour of Information I 00 jnd Grjin Puu-s CHEC-FM 100.9 MONDAY ihru FRIDAY fi 00-9 00 a m Don McMaster 9 00 a m -3 00 p m Concic s Carousel .1 00 6 00 p m Don McMjslci G 00 10 00 p m Del King 10 00-12 Midnight Concerts Overtures and 12 00 Midnight Sign Olf on Monday thru Del King CBR 1010 b TO As II Happens H 03 Themes jnd Vanj turns 10 00 News 10 10 From the Capitals 10 15 Five Niehts A Week 10 (0 Music and Opinion 11 01! The Inner Eai FRIDAY '10 Warm-Ups (i (H Kic Opener 5 00 O IloIhMood Squares Q Waltons (0 IScvvs 5 25 (B Get Smart 5 30 ID Truth or Consequences O News 5 55 (B News, 5 00 O N H L (D Chopper One O Movie The Cable Car Murders B 30 (D Firehouse (B Movie Ilawkm s 7 00 ID Kung Ku 8-00 ;