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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, April 26, 1974 Names pronunciation guide issued to BBC announcers LONDON British Broadcasting Corp has issued its announcers a guide on how to pronounce names like Featherstonehaugh and Towcester It's Fanshaw, of course, and Toaster The guide was produced by the BBC's pronunciation unit, set up in the 1920's to rule on how words should be said over the air Those were the days when the late Sir John Reith, the BBC's first director- general, insisted that his radio announcers wear dinner jackets behind their microphones. The pronunciation experts said they followed "local educated usage" in deciding how a town or village should be pronounced Local clergymen, mayors and police officers were consulted Thus Meopham comes out Meppam, Daventry is Damtree and Tonbridge is Tunbndge TWO TRAPS Two ''notorious traps" are the names Mamwaring and Marjoribanks pronounced Mannenng and Marchbanks TV stars sued for million Smile, you're being watched A sidewalk artist in downtown Montreal Thursday attracted attention from work- men and others while sketching a client The crane operator was among the onlook- ers. Wins challenge test MLA knows his wines VICTORIA (CP) Liberal MLA Dr Pat McGeer put his nose and taste buds to the test here and successfully distinguished six imported wins from their British Columbia counterparts He had been challenged to the taste-comparison test by Brian Roberts, president of the Association of B C Wineries, after stating in the legislature that B C wines are lousy Mr Roberts was unable to attend yesterday's wine testing contest but Dr McGeer Gray) went ahead with it anyway and was able not only to separate the B C wine from the imported but identify the brand names of the wines chosen The domestic wines used with their price were Calona Riesling, 50 a bottle, Uncle Ben's Canadian Riesling, 55 and Andres Richelieu Riesling The imports were Demhard Liebraumilch, 65, Guntrum Bereich Kierstein 45, both German wines, and Cawarra Riesling. 70, an Australian wine Dr McGeer first smelled the bouquet of each wine and then tasted them and was able in about 10 minutes to separate the domestic from the imported He then took a few minutes more to identify the wines by their brand names GERMAN BEST He said the German wines are the best wines and can be distinguished on the basis of their aroma The Australian wines have a good aroma but are not as strong, he added, while the B C wines are "all flat and have an acrid taste The purpose of the exercise, Dr McGeer said was to support his claim that most B C wines sold in the liquor stores are of poor quality and that the imported wines are overpriced Everyone knows that the markup on imported wines is higher than the markup on local wines, he said "I see no reason why B C. wines should be protected in the way they are he said adding that B C vintners should be encouraged to improve their product Singer gives birth to son LOS ANGELES (AP) Singer-songwriter Carole King has given birth to a son, who joins sisters aged two, 10 and 12 The baby, named Levi. was born at the Laurel Canyon home of Miss King and her husband, bass player- accompanist Charles Larkey The 33-year-old singer's records include the album Tapestry She has composed such tunes as You've Got a Friend, It's Too Late and Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow9 LOS ANGELES (Reu- ter) A Hollywood television company has filed suits amounting to million against the father and son junk collectors of the popular television series Sanford And Son Bud Yorkm and Norman Lear of Pandem Productions filed their suits against Redd Foxx, the father, and Demond Wilson, the son, for failing to show up to film next season's shows Both actors are holding out for more money, say the suits Sanford And Son is one of the top 10 shows in television popularity polls Superior Court Judge Campbell Lucas set a hearing on the suits for May 6 and ordered Foxx not to appear in night-clubs, on television or radio until the issue is resolved in court Foxx began his holdout for higher pay last year and many of last year's shows were filmed without him The suits say he was given "substantially increased but still failed to show up for work this year BURTON BETTER SANTA MONICA, Calif Richard Burton is responding well to treatment for mfluenzal bronchitis and will be released from St John's Hospital within the next two days, a spokesman for him says The British actor was taken to hospital after completing filming of The Klansman in Northern California The spokesman said Burton's actress-wife, Elizabeth Taylor, has been vacationing in Hawaii with her family and plans to return to the mainland for a reunion with her husband early next week_____ START CAMPAIGN LONDON London Symphony Orchestra played Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet overture, not Happy Birthday i Dairy Queen brazier. NORTH STORE ONLY! 2 DAYS ONLY FRIDAY and SATURDAY APRIL 26th and 27th BIG BRAZIER FRENCH FRIES MILK SHAKE RigulaM.45 Annivirsiry Sile Only Visit us this weekend for fun galore as we celebrate the 4th Anniversary of North Dairy Brazier Foods in Lethbridge NORTH STORE ONLY 516- 13th Street North Phone 327-4855 RED FOXX But the celebration yeatersay was for what would have been William Shakespeare's 410th birthday And United States actor- producer Sam Wanamaker used the occasion to say it's 'almost 100-per-cent certain" the money will be raised for a reproduction of the bard's famous Globe Theatre Singer loses damage suit MEMPHIS, Tenn (AP) circuit court jury has awarded 000 to a Memphis woman who said she was struck and insulted by singer Jerry Lee Lewis at a night club in 1971 Ann McMahon testified that Lewis made vulgar and insulting remarks to her over the public address system, pulled her across the organ he was playing and a few moments later threw a music book at her and then struck her in the face Lewis denied the accusations He claimed Mrs McMahon threw a book at him after he refused to play a song on request Mrs McMahon was seeking in damages Fewer cars TOKYO (AP) Japanese auto output totalled units in March, down 12 1 per cent from a year earlier, the Japan Automobile Manufacturing Association said here The association attributed the decline to an increase in automobile prices, to higher oil prices and also to a slowdown in the economy 3 I 3 BAND MUSICALE Corps musicians plus special items by Lethbridge Community Counsellor PeterO'Donnell SATURDAY, APRIL 27th p.m. Collection toward upgrading Band Instruments! MUSIC NIGHT RALLY The Citadel Band, soloist Helen George and a message of Salvation SUNDAY, APRIL 28th-7 p.m. Lethbridge Salvation Army 1302 4th Avtnut South Transport 328-8611 "It is imperative to consult the individual concerned if there are doubts about the pronunciation of a the BBC noted Its new guide was issued in response to complaints by listeners and viewers that the state-chartered network was becoming slipshod in its standards of speech In addition, the guide said, Britain's entry into the European Common Market made it "even more important for the BBC to be accurate in the pronunciation of European languages and names, both as a matter of courtesy to Europeans and as a means of accustoming listeners to the correct pronunciation Worms, the place in Germany, te to be pronounced Vorms Calais, just across the English channel, is Kal-ay and not Kaliss Cadiz in Spain is Cay-diz-not Cay-dith But Paree and Firenze are out "Long-established Anglicizations such as Pans or Florence will continue to be said the BBC Burtons seeking divorce NEW YORK (Reuter) Actress Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have ended their four-month attempt at reconciliation and are seeking a divorce, a spokesman for the couple said Thursday The spokesman said their lawyer would file divorce pa- pers in Berne, Switzerland The couple separated last July after Miss Taylor, 42, suggested "maybe we may have loved each other too much But she ana Burton, 48, agreed to try to patch their marriage last December Burton and Miss Taylor now are both in Los Angeles, where the actor is being treated in hospital for a respiratory illness Toe-the-line budget CALGARY (CP) A toe-the-lme preliminary budget expenditure of was proposed for 1974 to the Catholic school board The budget foresees revenue totalling up 12 per cent from 1973 and enough to reduce last year's deficit of to Sign pact TOKYO (AP) Representatives of Japan and the Soviet Union have signed a protocol agreement here outlining the terms under which Russia may obtain more than billion in Japanese aid for the development of Siberian natural resources The aid won't actually be extended until full agreement is reached on other aspects of the projects under consideration TV highlights FRIDAY DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL: CBS News Special Report, 6 p.m., Ch. 9. "Four Portraits in Black" profiles Black Americans "moving from poverty and slums into middle income country" ADVENTURE MOVIE: The Flame and the Arrow, p.m., Ch. 11. Virginia Mayo and Robert Douglas star in this tale where Burt Lancaster portrays a Robin Hood of medieval Italy. MOVIE DRAMA: Far from the Madding Crowd, 12 midnight, Ch. 7. Julie Christie portrays a headstrong farm owner in this version of the Thomas Hardy novel MOVIE THRILLER: The Black Cat, 12 midnight, Ch. 13. Boris Karlof f and Bela Lugosi star in this erne tale of devils and vengence MYSTERY MOVIE: Dead Man's Eyes, 1 a.m., Ch. 13. Lon Chancy stars as an artist blinded with jealousy over a model and implicated in her murder. SATURDAY DAYLIGHT SAVING NOTE: Saturday listing on US. stations will be programmed on Daylight Savings Time Viewers should subtract an hour to compensate SPORTS: Baseball, a.m., Ch. 7. The Pittsburgh Pirates are hosting the Houston Astros SPORTS SPECIAL: Tournament of Champions, p.m., Ch. 11. The 22nd Tournament of Champions is in third-round action 7 UP RADIO and TV LISTINGS Programs are listed by the Radio and Tele- vision Stations. Any variation in program schedule is due to last-minute changes by the stations and is not the responsibility of Chinook Beverages Limited or The Leth- bridge Herald. CHEC 1090 Friday 3 00 Jack Neufeld 5 00 7 00 Paul Tesiier 12 00 Rov Renmck Ik- Friday Night 00 Probe 1220 5 25 Sports 5 40 Market Report 5 41 Local News 6 00 World at Six b 00 Buol Cljrke 12 00 John Oliver 12 30 News 6 00 Paul Tessier 12 00 Renmck CJOC 1220 6 00 News 7 30 News Wthr Sport 12 00 News 5 K Soccer Results 5 40 Sports 5 51 Neus CHEC-FM 100.9 Monday thru Friday 6 00 9 00 a m Dom McMasler 9 00 am 300pm Concie s Carousel j 00 6 00 p m Don McMaster 6 00 10 00 p m Del King 10 00 12 Midnighl Concerts Overtures and Encores 12 00 Midnight Sign Off Monday and Fnda> 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 1200 Concie s Carousel (All Night) Friday Night CBR 1010 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 6 10 Sounds Like Saturday 8 45 Notice Board 9 10 Sounds Like Saturday 9 30 Family Favorites 10 03 This Country in the Morning 10 59 Time Signal 12 10 Our Native Land 1 03 Metropolitan Opera 6 10 Demand Side At All Participating Dealers 00 O Scooby Doo Super Friend' 5 00 B Hollywood 00 O Favorite Mart'an (D Lassie s Rescue Rangers O Hee 10 ffi Goober Onc th" 5 25 (B Doctor in the 5 10 B Jeanme ID Truth or 00 O Speed Uuggv 5 55 fD Bunch 6 00 O 25 ID Thought For The Da> O 10 B Tales of the Riverbank University of the Air ID Brddv Jossic and the Pussycats b 30 ID Sanford and Mission Magic (D Six Million Dollar 00 ID Star Trek 7 00 CD Uncle Bobby ABC Movie of the Week B Pebbles and Bam Bam 7 30 ID Odd 10 B Icannie 8 00 B All m the Fat Alben B 00 ID Buckshot Ol rimtstoncs 8 30 B Ad ion 74 ID On the Hair Bear Hunch 9 00 B 10 (D Ging IB Rvan s Sabrmj (D 00 B Baseh ill B Tommy Puppet People 9 30 Q) International Skating The Flame and the ID Baseball B Tonight 10 (D Fantastica 10 00 B Flip 00 ID Vou Really Can O) 10 ID The Red Fisher Show 11 00 B Golf ID 00 ID Outdoor Sportsman 11 20 ID 10 ID Sports Digest B P .Sports Report 12 00 a Double 00 0 Wide World of iports 1 Far from Star Trek Maddening Wrestling 2 And Away We Wrestling ID Horror 10 O Ictsons 1 The Black Cat 00 O Lassie 2 Dead Man s Eyes Holler Derby .Safely Round Up 10 8 Yofii Saturday Hcasoncr Report News 4 (D Farm 00 ID Animal World 1 00 O Hugs (joohcr O Trek 5 10 Yogi s Apple s ;