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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Movie gamble begins By HOI! THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (AP) Will movie goers pay lickels to see n movie mado for and shown on television? Columbia Pidurcs is trying the gamble this week, releasing Brian's Song in tho new ABC City Theatre in Century City. It Is advertised as "The tough tender and true story of the Chi- cago Bears' Gale Sayers end Brian Piccolo." No mention that the movie ap- peared on the ADC television network last Nov. 30. The only hint is in the ad line: "The ex- traordinary film nominated for 31 Emmy awards." Brian's Song was produced by Sci'ecn Gems, the television nrm of Columbia Pictures. Star- ring; James Caan and Billy Dee Williams, it tells of the friend- ship of pro footballers Sayers and Piccolo, the latter a cancel victim. When the film received a strong response from IV crit ics and audiences alike, a '.esl .showing was tried in a Chicago theatre. Screen Clems President John Mitchell said: "We were intcr- istcd in finding out the reaction o a theatrical release immedi- ately after the telecast. It was a short run in an out-of-the-way heatre before Christmas, when lie weather was dreadful. Busi- ness was fair ami we didn't really Icarn anything pro or Mitchell is not certain that the Los Angeles run will prove any- :hing, either, lie admitted that the release wras timed to help the lilm's chances in Ihis year's Emmy race. Emmy winners will be announced May 14. Last year Universal tried the same gambit' with My Sweet Charlie, a highly praised, Emmy-winner film made for TV starring Palty Duke and Al Freeman Jr. The film was released in one New York theatre and flopped It was withdrawn from theatri- cal showings. Minimum wage plan clarified EDMONTON (CP) Labor Minister Bert Hohol clarified to- day his intentions about an in- crease in Alberta's minimum wage this year. He said he is considering an increase to "about an hour from the present SI.55. On 1972 TABER RODEO GOLD BAR TICKETS Available from Taber Elks Members or Ben Engleson Box 2224, Taber Draw Date: June 6, 1972 Past Winner: JACK MARUYANA, ST. ALBERT 1ETHBRIDGE figg niddiu over the Weight Watchers program! SCIENTIFICALLY ADVANCED! NUTRITIONALLY SOUND! 3-IN-1 BONUS PROGRAM! ST. AUGUSTINE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH iHh sireet and 4ih Avenue S. mill linillt p.m. and p.m. IlIIH Nun' CARDSTON UNITED CHURCH UUIll Wednesdays p.m. TABER CIVIC CENTRE p.m. WATCHERS. hursday he iiacl been report ii as saying in an lat the increase would be "t bout 52." In his clarification, lie said I won't give an hour at tin mn. I did say tlie increas i' o u 1 d go to an area abou 1.75." The Federation of La or, in annual convention her week, passed a rcsolutio albng lor a 95-ccnt increase i he minimum to Roy Jamha, federalion pres lent, said the increase propose iy Dr. Hohol would be we bme. He urged local unions t ittempt to upgrade the wage, if employees on the low end he bargaining scale. About 15 per cent of Alberta abor force now earns lour or less. Food seized SYDNEY (Renter) Austra an quarantine officers seize amb and pork from the luggag >f American entertainer Car Channing, but left her with th rest of organically-grown foo sha carried In a suitcase. Mi banning eaid on arrival he from Hong Kong Lhal she allergic to insecticides and pi servatives. MEAT-EATER Tho African grasshopper four inches long and feeds mice. HIGH PKAIKIE (Cl'l Till' looting death of William John rincc of the Sucker Cruck In- an reserve ruled acciden- il by a coroner's jury. Mr. Prince was shot in the ead by n rifle owned by Char- realized BLAIHMORE (CNP Bureau) Mrs. Anna Fabro, chairman f the Cross fund drive, as announced tho annual cairi- iaign realized a total of S510. Quota set for Blairmore was 500 and the task was under- aken by the Blairmore Catho- Womcn's League. AFTER THE ASSAULT A group of Attica inmates, stripped for searching, line up to be returned to their cell block last September 13, after New York Stale Police and sheriff's deputies recaptured the prison from rebellious inmates. Pholo was released by the New York Stale Special Commission on Atlica, which is conducting hearings on tlie rebellion and recapture. of revolution' St.1uidoy, April It, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGS HFRAID 7 Shooting dealli accidental lii> C a r d i ii a I, -11, ol Sucker Creek. The jmy the iiejilignit handling tin-- rifle was tha main reason fur the shooting. Chic'f provincial coroner Dr. M. M. Cantor told the jury li- quor venders should be inora careful in adhering to restric- tions against st'lling liquor to intoxicated DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Cetlifiod Denial Mechanic Suito 8-304 Sill Si. S. Pli. 327-7244 Ulhbrtdo.. YOUR PHILIPS DEALER WITH SERVICE SEE THE MODULAR SOLID STATE COLOR TV RADIO AND TV 303. ST. N. JACK'S year wn scene By PAUL JACKSON Jlcrald Ottawa Bureau MONTREAL Minister of Slate Pat Mahoney says na be- lieves the age of violent con- frontation by dissidents against governments nnd other estab- lished bodies In North America is rapidly dying. The Calgary SouUi MP told a meeting of top Canadian and United States business ex- ecutives here recently that CLUB 4 CORNER 2nd AVE. ond 13th ST. N. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS TONITE-SATURDAY "ACES HIGH" Members and Invited Guests! SOUTHERN ALBERTA THiATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "RILLY .TACK" In color. Starring Tom Laughlin and Delnres Taylor. Saturday, April 29. Shows at Bud p.m. Restricted ariull. MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre Wall Disney's "20.000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SLA" In Technicolor. Saturday, April 29. Show at p.m. Family. PICTURE BUTTE Cinema Theatre Walt Disney's "THE ARISTOCATS" In Technicolor. Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and SO. Show time each night at p.m. Family. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre Walt Disney's "SLEEPING BEAUTY" In Technicolor. Saturday, April 29. Shows at and p.m. Family. Showing Sunday. April 30, at p.m. "BATTLE OF NERETVA" In color. An epic chronicle of raw cour- age. Adult not suilabla for children. TABER Tower Theatre "HOSPITAL" 111 color. Starring George C. Scott and Diana Rigg. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, April 23, May 1 ami 2. Saturday shows at and p.m, Arliill Tint suitable for children. THANK YOU The Optirnisls Club of LelhbntJge wishes lo sinceieiy thank nil (hose who worked herd to maVo lha Hike for Tikes (1972) the success It A ipecial thonk you to ths Sr. John'i Ambulance, Letri- britJge Assoc. for the Mentally Retarded, tho Amateur Radio Assnr., Lethbndge Lacrosse Club, Ihe radio ond TV stations, Ihe Picture Butto Elks Club, I.B.M. Machines, tlie Royal Cana- dian Sea Coders and of course the hikers and their parents and ipcmjors. Now kidj Id's finish 1he and get lhal money collected and lurned" In to the bank. A prize will be given for the most money lurned In by o walker by May 19, 1972. the "proplicls of revolution'' are What lias happened. sakl Mr. now finding Uiat they can Mahoney, is Ilial governments ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 12513rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 49 NUMBERS 2nd JACKPOT IN 54 NUMBERS ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL If no bingo is called in 54 nos. we will continue for J250 NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS ALLOWEDI PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ElKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS ENTERTAINMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS TON1TE SATURDAY, APRIL 29 RAYMOND CANADIANS change what (hey dislike In sp- riety better by working within tho system, Speaking to A convention of the American Society ol Insur- ance Management, Mr. Maho- ney said that in Canada the violence of the FLQ and the murder of Quebec Labor Minis- ter Pierre Laporle demon- strated the folly of violent revo- lution and the futility of con- frontation. He said the fact that the Tru- deau government now welcomes an "input" from private citizens and organizations and that the public's feelings do have an in- j Queiice on legislation has shown (hat government is DOW longer lofty or out of touch with the people. Similar changes have occurred in Ihe United Stales. "Prophets of revolution only two years ago are finding they indeed, it they are to he effective within Ihe system. In the U.S. radicals such as Ahbic Hoffman and Jerry Rubin are out registering young people (o vote in the pri- maries. In Canada, Pierre Val lieres, intellectual leader of the revolutionary FLQ, now advo tales working within the system and, in fact, is at present em ployed on a Local Initiatives Project. not proved hnpcrvirms !o change. They have, in farf, Se- ised responses Unl have sntis- ieo! a largely disaffected group vithin our society that ihe insti- utions of free democracies are more superior vehicle to achieve goals than violence. However, lie said his new open form of government has aroduced one people become frustrated when :be government listens to their opinions hut rejects them. Most of us believe that the opinion we have been asked to produce, being extremlcy ra- tional ajid generous, ought to be .ccepted, If and when for one reason or another it is not ac- cepted, the frustration is all that much he said. He said these are problems that will have to lie ironed cuU in Ihe future. "It seems to me elementary that the consultative process must continue. It is essential that governments at all levels have the benefit of the advice of persons to be affected before enshrining new policies In the law." THE EL RANCHO -PRESENTS- 'The Whitewash FROM CALGARY THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY Thursday EVERYONE ADMITTED FREEI REEN ACRES j TONIGHT and SUNDAY la kill for s Ml I inn in soldi SATURDAY Gotcs NO. 2 "CARRY ON DOCTOR" In color with "THE CARRY ON GANG" Corner 13fh St. and 2nd Ave. N. WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 56 Game No. 1 50 10th Game Blackout in 55 Numbers II Games Prize Money......... 20 All GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card All Wood Cards 5Qg Each Children Under 16 No) Allowed Bingo will olso be played in the club room for member! and their invited guests Music Friday onrl Saturday Banquet facilities Today's Showtimes SnLiirday Short Subjects 'Hospilal'' Last Complete Show Sunday "Siort 'Hospital'1 One Complete Show 8 PARAMOUNT CINEMA Saturday Matinee 'Cockeyed Cowboys from Calico County" One Complete Show Sborl Subjects "Mary Queen of UM Complcle .Stow Sunday Short" Subjects "Mary Queen of One. Complete Show CINEMA Saturday "Tales of tlie Crypt" Last Complete Show Sunday Short Subjects "Tales from Lhc One Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN Saturday "Carry On Doclor" "JIan Called Sledge'1 One Complete Show Sunday "Carry on Doctw" "Man'Callwl Sledge" One Complete Show APPEARING NIGHTLY In Tha "AZTEC" Lounge At El RANCHO WM. JAMES ROGERS Slar of TV ond Radio, recent- ly returned from Cross Can- ada Tour wilh "Ann Murray." PHOHE 71100. _ R E E ti JUNCTION OF MAYOR tfft I STARTS MONDAY GATES OPEN P.M. SHOW AT P.M. He was Ihe great Indian uprising in the year Id's hear if- -this intlsamff ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOS OfllDREN HIT 'WHICH WAY TO THE FRONT' NO. 2 in color with JERRY LEWIS GEORGE C.SCOTT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN United Artists SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. NOW SHOWING ol ond p.m. ADULT ENTERTAINMENT CINiMA 4th AVE 8th ST TONITE thru TUESDAY at and p.m. mated for c Ar-adcniv including Brit KccbTjise Gmrgjrri ivHiIca fiirnlMctjOOJKin ILi.rt'iiCOlOR SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. DEATH LIVES! "MLESEROMIHF. CRWT SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. Adull-nof luilobln for children THE VAULT OF HOFtFlOU TONITE thru TUESDAY fit find p.m. CJOC proudly presents ONE OF THE FINEST GROUPS in THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, formerly colled "SLEEPY from SPOKANE, WASH. (For residents of Taber ond District Blind Willio wi 'BUND WILL ALONG WITH ONE OF ALBERTA'S TOP CROUPS CAPITOL RECORDING ARTISTS appear ot tho Tabor Civic Centre, Saturday, April 29th from p.m. to a.m.) Show and Dance Combination Sunday, April 30th, 8 p.m. to 12 p.m. Lelhbridge Exhibition Pavilion Tickets available at Iho door ;