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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Canadian song writers honored TOrtONTO (CP) Compos-1 Gene MacLcllan, a resident of Prince Edward Is- land, was honored last night as the first Canadian to write a song that has received a million broadcast performances jn the United Stiitcs alone. A c e r t i f it a t e noting tins achievement was presented at the fourth annual BMI Canada Ltd. awards for Canadian music composers and publishers. Edward Cramer, president of tlie United States parent organi- zation, Broadcast Music Inc., who made the presentation to the composer's parents, Mr. aiK Mrs. Phillip MacLellau, saic that Snowbird was "the most widely-played song in the vorld" in 1971. The composer did not attend the award cerc- nony. Snowbird propelled Nova Sco- tia's Anne Murray to singing stardom. Gene Macl.cllan also received one of the liMI awards for his song, Put Your Hand in the Hand, as one of the 24 most- played songs by Canadian broadcasters in 1971. I30UULE WINNERS Burton Cummings of Winni- peg's The Guess Who, Hicl Dorison of Calgary's The Slam peders and Terry Jacks of the Vancouver group The Poppj Passport Photos Cotidld Framing Photo A. E. CROSS STUDIO 328-0111 710 3rd f. Phone 3M-MM THE EL RANCHO CABARET -PRESENTS- "The Whitewash" FROM CALGARY THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY Thursday Cabaret EVERYONE ADMITTED FREE! each received two iwavds. Cummings wrote Albert laslier and lie and Kurt Winter vcre honored for willing Rain Dance, botli Guess Wlio hits. Godson, who earlier tins year a Juno award as Can- ada's top composer of 1071, re- ceived Ills awards for Carry Me and Sweet City Woman, tooth recorded by the Stampcders. Jacks wrote the hits I Was Won- dering and Wheie Evil Grows. Oilier awards went to: Terrs Carisse and Bruce Rawlins of Ottawa for tlieir Hello Mom, recorded by llic Merccy Broth ers; Leonard Cohen for So Lonj, Marianne; Johnny Cowcll foi Genevieve; Rob Coctell, Tonj Dunning and Rob Forrester o Steel River for tlieir composi lion Southbound Train: Shirlc; Tiikhard of Oshawa, Out., for I Takes Time, which she als recorded; Lcs Emmerson fo Signs, recorded by the Fiv !an Electrical Band; Manitob: lative Rick Neufeld for Coimlr 'rincess; Skip Prokop of Ligh muse for One Fine Morning im Roberts for It Seems; I "Jean Taylor for Ain't It a Sa Thing; Russ Thornberry fo Roseline; Ken Tobias for Sta Awhile, the hit recorded by Th 3clJs o[ Montreal; Denis Fo cier and Claude Michon f Petit Pierre; Michel Pagliar for M'Lady; Frank Mills Sweet Sounds of Mifsic Jacques Wei 11 tor Koe. Special awards on hehalf tins wi'iturs, composers and pub- hers affiliated with BMI Can- la Ltd. were presented lo the aiiailian Radio-Television Com- ission, the CliC and Ihe Cana- an Association of Broadcast- 's tor tbeir "continuing contri- ulions to (he success of Cana- ian music." BMI Canada Ltd. collects and slributes performance royal- es to more lhan Canadian 'tilers and composers and Ca- atlian music publishers. Alexander Brothers, Scots Show sparkle Tliurtday, April IT. W2 THE UTHBRIDCt HESMD 13 Church won't pay MEXICO CITY (Kculcr) Cluirch .authorities c f u s e A Wednesday to pay a ransom S7.500 demanded by Hie kidnap- pers of a priest, Rev. Juan Ramon Lopez, 27. wlio disap- peared from a suburban church Insl week. liy IHC SWIM ART Herald Slalf Writer Eaton plan suspended TORONTO dcvcl-! npcrs of a proposed S200-million liaton Centre redevelopment jroject in downtown Toronto said today they have suspend- ed further steps in order to re- assess the scheme. "I don't know whether you'd say it's dead, hut what we have to do is reassess the situation pretty said Neil Wood, president of Fail-view Corp. Ltd., developers of Ihe proposed project in the down- town area. Mr. Wood said in an interview in decision to reassess the pro- ject followed a breakdown in negotiations foi a purchase price for city-owned streets within the area planned for de- velopment. MARQUIS CABARET (GRENADIER ROOM) PRESENTS SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "BILLY JACK" In color. Starring Tom Laughlin and Dolores Taylor. Thursday, Friday and Salurclay, April 27, 28 and '29. Thursday" show at p.m. Restricted adult. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre Wall Disney's "20.000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA" In Technicolor. Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29. Friday show at p.m. Family. PICTURE BUTTE Cinema Theatre Walt Disney's "THE ARISTOCRATS" In Technicolor. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 28, 29 and 30. Friday show at p.m. Family. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST" In color. Star- ring Claudia Cardinale and Henry Fonda. Thursday, April 27. Show at p.m. Family. TABER Tower Theatre "THE DESERTER" In Teclinicolor. Starring Richard Crenna, Chuck Connors and Rieardo Monlalban. Thurs- day and Friday, April 27 and 28. Thursday shows at and p.m. Adull not suitable for children. THE RUSS MARSH SHOW Dancing and Entertainment Thursday, Friday and Saturday Thursday No Coverchoige Friday no Covercharge for ladies p.m. to a.m. Fully Licensed ENTERTAINING IN THE RED COACH LOUNGE i 'Hugh Symons1 1HURS., FRI., SAT. The Scots invaded Lctli- bridge Wednesday night and easily captured Ihe hearts of 951) south Albertans with one of the best performances of the Scottish White Heather Con- ceit in the 23 year history of Ihe show. Drawing on the instrumental, vocal and humorous tnlent ol the cast of seven, the troupe was greeted with audience res- ponse, applause anil raves Ihroughoul the three hour performance. Sponsored by the Scots Com- mittee of St. Andrew's Presby- terian Church, the Alexander Brothers, Tom and Jack, head- lined Ihe east. more stage time, o h v i o u s talent and "stage side manner" second lo none, they deserved their lofty position. With the invitation for all gentlemen to loosen their ties and for all ladies to "make their own the Alexanders set the stage for an evening of pure enjoyment. On the piano, Jack Alexander and accompanist Ken Haynes proved more than adequate, while on the accordion. Tom Alexander and Bill Marshall were equally adept. AH four have tickled the ivories a time or two. Josephine McQueen made her first. North American visit a memorable one with a per- formance which featured one of the most easy listening voices in the show. She handled Charlie Is My TJarlin' and The Eriskie Lilt like a pro while Anne Fields old time music hall per- formance presented a slight change from the strictly Scot- tish dialogue. Neil Owen provided some spot duty between two very funny skits in his rote as ''offi- cial comedian." Tour Manager Jimmy War- ren said there are 27 stops on the visit this year. The troupe will perform in Saskatoon to- night. He said Jimmy Logan, who .starred in the spring show dur- ing 1971, uill headline Ihe fall show. Dales are yet to be an- nounced. Divorce mill CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) In an experimental night divorce court, Judge Orville Hicliardsor jranted 23 divorces in 2 Is Each case Wednesday took about five minutes. Thi night court was set up as a con venience to working men am women who otherwise mfgh lose a day's pay. NIGHTLY ENTERTAINMENT FRIDAY and SATURDAY "JERRY ond ihe TRAVELLERS" "4 4 Holiday pay plan studied OTTAWA (CP) Manpower linisler Bryce Mackasey dis- ;ed any nolion Tuesday that ie unemployment insurance ommission soon will relax a olicy of delaying payment of cnefits to workers who receive everance or holiday pay at the ime of their layoff. Pressed by New Democrat Ed Broadbent Mackasey told the Com- labor committee the UIC vilt review the policy. A change s possible if it will not upset the inancia! calculations on which iremiums and other factors are jased, lie said. But he stressed that the plan s supposed to provide insurance against an "interruption of earnings" rather than loss of a job. He is concerned, he said, at newspaper editorials which refer to the plan as a form of welfare. Mr. Broaclhcnl argued that hoth severance and holiday pay are a form oE deferred earnings. Workers are being penalized un- fairly when they are required lo use up lump sums paid at the end of their employment before they can receive insurance ben- efits. AT THE MINERS' LIBRARY MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLY! 733 13th Sf. N. NOW FUUY UCENCED DRAW Today's Showtimes Short Last Complete PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects "Mary Queen of Scots" Last Complete Slxtw COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects "Talcs of the Crypt" Lost Complete Show GREEN ACHES DRIVE-IN "Machine Gun McCaine" "Fools Parade" One Complete Show APPEARING NIGHTLY In The "AZTEC" Lounge At The EL RANCHO WM. JAMES ROGERS Star of TV and Radio, recent- relumed from Cross C ada Tour with "Ann Murray." 28'h-1972 SWEEPSTAKES ASSOCIATION SWEEPSTAKES Community Services Department CITY OF LETHBRIDGE FRITZ SICK POOL Fri. April 28th Sol. April 29lh Sun. April 30ltl NOON HOUR SWIM Public Swimming Public Swimming Public Swimni Family Swinim p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. NOTE: The Noon Hour Swim lession on Monday, May lit has been cancelled, dut lo previous booking commitment. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Plus 70 Priies of each each Final draw will be made in public wilh TV coverago of the event in Calgary, May 24, 1972 All net proceeds of ihe Shrine-Lions Sweep- stakes will be used for hospitals, medical research, education ond community pro- jects. The lethbridge Lions Clubs and Lethbridge Shrine Club are providing the public with a final chance to purchase one or more of Ihese Shrine-lion slake Tickets by having available on Salurday, April 29th from a.m. to p.m. members of the Uon and Shrine Clubs located in Ihe following places of business: CENTRE VILLAGE I.G.A. EATON'S L-MART STORES SAFEWAY STORES SIMPSONS-SEARS WOOLCO ZELLERS Walch your for del oils on the many chorilable ond health projects your dollars spent in the Shrine-lioni Swcepslakes will support, COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE April 25, 197? The City of lethbridge Cemetery By-law includes Ihe following section: a) No person shall place artificial flownrs on tiny lot in Ihe said Public Cemeteries during the period May 1st September 30th inclusive in any year. b) The Superintendent shall have full aulhorily to remove arlificial flowers from any lot in the said Public Cemulery during (he period referred to sub paragraph NOTICE is hereby given thai as of May 1, 1972, ar- lificial flower arrangements remaining in Ihe Ceme- lory will be collecled for disposal by Cemelery slaff. Owners who wish to relain their arrangement, must have them removed prior to May 1, 1972. YOUR PHILIPS DEALER WITH SERVICE SEE THE MODULAR SOLID STATE COLOR TV i A rv c RADIO AND TV J M V. IX J 302 )3th ST. N. SATURDAY MATINEE ONLY at 2.15 p.m. CHILDREN'S MATINEE SATURDAY AFTERNOON ONLY AT P.M. DOORS OPEN AT P.M. FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT jfU'TheGockeyerfCowboy, Calico County" Nanette Fabray 1 ALL SEATS THIS SHOW NOW SHOWING at and p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN COLLEGE ADULT NOT f NOW SHOWING at and p.m. SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN ATGH THEM OPERATE! GEORGE C. SCOTT Drilled ArtuTi PHONE 71100 ffcDIlfF.III _RCEN ACRES! lUtlCTION OF MAYOR HIGHWAV LAST TIMES TONIGHT "FOOLS PARADE" IN COtOR JAMES 5TEWART GEORGE GUN McCAIN" IN COLOR PETER FAIK JOHN CASSAVETTES FRIDAY Ready to kill for t kiltino in ,HIT CARRY ON" DOCTOR" NO. 2 A in color wilh "THE CARRY ON .ONI----- AVE .327-6100 TONITE thru SAT. at and p.m. Chosen for (he Koval Film Performance, 1972 v.r, 1 j. 1 rnport of Scots -h-Holm ADULT 'BLIND WILLIE' CJOC proudly presents OF THE FINEST GROUPS in TllE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, formerly w ____---------------- fled "SLEEPY from SPOKANE, WASH. (For residents of Tabcr and District Blind Willie will appeor C.I the Tahcr Civic Conlre. Solurcloy, April 29lh from p.m. to c.m.i ALONG WITH ONE OF ALBERTA'S TOP CROUPS CAPITOL RECORDING ARTISTS 'PAINTER' Show and Dance Combination Sunday, April 30th, 8 p.m. to 12 p.m. Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion Tickets available nt door ;