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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta mommy, nprn ivm i FIE be i Cowboy singer dies VICTORVILLE, Calif (AP) Tim Spencer, 65, song writer and publisher and one sf the original Sons of the Pioneers, died Friday of a stroke Spencer joined with Roy Ro- gers and Bob Nolan to form the Western singing group in 1933 He appeared in more than 75 movies with Rogers He left the group in 1950 and managed the singers for the next five years Spencer wrote such songs as Room Full of Roses, Ever- lasting Hills of Oklahoma and Careless Kisses He was elected recently to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn Show Times PARAMOUNT THEATRE SERPICO 700 910 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 7 00 9 10 RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA THE STING 715 925 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 7 00 9 10 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA PAPILLON 6 30 9 00 No Short Subjects TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 6 30 9 00 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE TWO LANE BLACK TOP 9 00 RED SKY AT MORNING 11 00 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 9 00 GATES OPEN 8 30 ADULT Seaport city has flavor all its own Web of steel Mamtenace electricians, seemingly tangled in a star-like web, work from a built-in ladder on what's billed as the largest ferns wheel in North America, the Giant wheel at Cedar Point Amusement Land in Sandusky, Ohio Gene Puskar, a biology and jour- nalism student at Bowling Green State University, caught the shot as the workmen readied the 15-story- high structure for the park's May 18 opening They have to assure that the about red, white and blue lights will shine DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSSHOSACK Certified Dentil Mechanic Suite a 304 Slh St S Ph 327-7244 Lethbridge Civil liberties solo portrait 6an annuity' for Henry Fonda MINUTE OERVICE on PASSPORT-CITIZENSHIP-I.D. and VISA PHOTOGRAPHS (Blfcklt White or color) THE PASSPORT FACTORY Upstairs Suiti E-303 5lh St. S. Thoni rhoni 328-9344 SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "HARRY IN YOUR POCKET" in color Starring James Coburn and Michael Sarazm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 29, 30 and May 1 Monday show at8 15pm ADULT, NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "THE LAST AMERICAN HERO" in color Monday, April 29 show at 8 00 p m ADULT PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "PAT GARRET AND BILLY THE KID" in color Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 29, 30 and May 1 Monday show at 8 15 p m RESTRICTED ADULT TABER Tower Theatre "BADGE 373" m color Starring Eddie Egan Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 29, 30 and May 1 Monday show at 7 00 and 9 00 p m RESTRICTED ADULT NEW YORK (AP) Henry Fonda got two plays in the same mail One, by an eminent author, he had been waiting to do for a long time The other, unheralded, changed his mind It took me a week to com- pose a letter turning down a beautiful piece of work, and explaining this once-m-a- lifetime thing that had says the veteran star He tactfully avoids specific identity of the bypassed opus There have been many crests in the Fonda career, but his choice of the one-role drama Clarence Darrow seems likely to rival Fonda's marathon triumph in Mr Roberts 'It can be an en- thuses the man who first came to Broadway 46 years ago On May 16 he turns 69 and has no intention of slacking off on other stage, screen and television activities The play, by David Rintels, chronicles the life of the noted lawyer who surged through the law courts like a one-man American Civil Liberties Union for half a century With no makeup except some stomach padding and an artificial forelock, Fonda solos an incredibly evocative portrait Ever a careful operator, Fonda insisted on a preview stand in said I'd like to fall somewhere before the official premiere in Chicago, which was Darrow's home Both engagements were sellouts, a pattern since repeated in Washington, Cleveland, Philadelphia and the just concluded five-week To whom it may concern! K-TEL INTERNATIONAL LTD. of 77 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba has postponed the drawing for a trip for two to Disneyland (in conjunction with the movie "Mr. until further notice. The delay is due to the current postal strike. New York visit Though he does not keep fan letters after showing them to his wife, Shirley, Fonda voices particular pleasure over the play's popularity with young spectators Next on the agenda come Boston Detroit, Denver and Los Angeles, until June 16 Then he goes to Pans for a film, and on Aug 12 arrives with Clarence Darrow in Honolulu where the American Bar Association, in convention there has already bought out four performances After that, Spokane Wash and "the windup for this season" in San Francesco It isn't a physically tiring part, comments the star, but I'm aware at every performance I'm talking on tired voice muscles So he's cut out Wednesday matinees and tapered off on such collateral activities as interviews and receptions The show may also be taped for a TV special Fonda is aware that he has sometimes been criticized that a man of such thespian reputation never tackles classic roles "I he answers, "but at a time when ny name didn't mean anything to anybody When you're 20 to 25 you play anything they give you, even girl roles, to keep working and get experience "I'm not asked, and I shouldn't be asked, to play Shakespeare or Restoration comedy classics today, because I'm still Omaha, Nebraska "I know my limits Looking back over the years, Fonda leaves no doubt that his supreme acting thrill was the 1948 night when fie opened in Mr Roberts and "the audience stood on their chairs to cheer He played in the comedy over times "and on the last night it was better than ever before because Director Josh Logan told me it was When he thinks about career turning points, Fonda singles WOMEN NAMED JUDGES TOKYO (AP) For the first time in Japan's history, two women have been appointed supreme court judges and a third has been named chief judge of a district court Japan has had women out the summer of 1932 when the only job he could get was driving a station wagon for a stock company in Surrey, N H In the middle of the season he was released from chauffeur duties to take over as set designer A touring star saw his work at Surrey and because of her report to the trade the next summer I couldn't get arrested as an actor but I had the pick of every theatre in the oauntry to do settings By ED WALTERS ST JOHN'S, Nfld (CP) It takes the ears and nose as well as the eyes to capture the full character of this ancient Newfoundland capital All three senses are needed properly to absorb the things that give the seaport city of a flavor of its own Historians generally agree that St John's is North Amer- ica's oldest city, although it was never officially founded as a settlement There is a record of the first substantial house being built here 446 years ago, pre- sumably as an improvement over temporary structures erected earlier by English- men fishing out of St John's during the summers But it's not just memories of past centuries that make St John's interesting For events and attitudes current today have their roots in hap- penings of olden times Many On downtown Water Street known as the Lower Path when Sir Humphrey Gilbert took possession of New- foundland for Queen Elizabeth I in 1583 a working knowl edge of Portuguese or Rus- sian is sometimes more useful than an ability to speak both of Canada s two official lan- guages And along Water Street, be- side the mile-long harbor snuggled behind the protec- tion of 300-500-foot hills, is where an old dispute is being renewed Fishing ships of 14 countries use St John's as a year-round supply and repair base for their operations in the north- west Atlantic Newfoundland fishermen descendants of the 16-century English and Irish manners who first came to New- foundland for rod are main- taining a steady outcry against foreign fishing Stocks of cod, flounder and redfish are being depleted The Canadian government plans to ask this summer s Law of the Sea Conference for a 200-mile fishing limit Open to nil Many fishermen s organ- izations and industry spokes men want St John's closed to foreign trawlers But the port remains open to all comers and waterfront businessmen happily sell fuel, food the case of the Portuguese- bait to foreign fishing ships Visitors to the St John's waterfront who strike up a conversation with Portuguese fishermen playing soccer on the pier beside their moored ships often are invited aboard for a glass of wine, or gin with real limes and a meal of cod cooked in one of 100 different ways City residents are aware of their waterfront, little of which is enclosed by fences or gates Whenever a disabled ship is being towed in through the harbor en- a particularly dramatic rescue hundreds of residents will drive to Signal Hill to watch the endangered vessel reach safety Signal Hill, standing 500 feet above the Narrows, is the site where Gughelmo Marconi received the first transatlan- tic wireless transmission in 1901 Marconi here Scientific achievements in St John's didn't end with Marconi Memorial University of Newfoundland on the city's northern outskirts is world headquarters for the study of giant squid Only in Newfoundland have the giant squid been taken Dr Frederick Aldnch, the university s dean of graduate studies has gained inter- national recognition for his study of the creatures Symposium at LMH A symposium on internal medicine will be held at the Lethbridge Municipal Hospital Thursday The symposium, sponsored by the University of Calgary continuing medical education department and the Alberta Medical Association, will focus on diabetes, heart diease and congenital abnormalities Cold mission divers prepare for live telecast Arctic program beamed live from icv sea bed mi oiuy COMMl SIRVICIS DEPARTMENT CITY OP LITHBI LIC SWIMMING, AND MUSEUM Tm.. April May Miy Miy Miy Miy Miy 6 FMTZSKK Swim (Adults only) 1200-1 00 Swim (Adults only) 1200-1 00 pm Puibic Swim 7 30 8 30 p Swim (Adults only) 1200-1 00 Swim (adults only) 1200-1 00 p m Free Family Swim 1 00-2 30 p m Public Swim 7 30 9 30 p Swim Meet 3 00-8 00 p Swim Meet 900-1 00 p m Public Swim 2 30-5 30 p m Family Swim 6 00 8 00 p Swim (Adults only) 1200 1 00 p m SIR ALEXANDER GAIT 00 4 30 p 00 4 30 p 00 5 00 p 00-4 30 p m OTTAWA (CP) The first live television transmission irom the sea bed under Arctic ice will be shown on CBC-TV next Wednesday, along with the first animated films made in the Arctic by Eskimos Also to be shown on the first of what is expected to become a new series of evening long theme telecasts will be a flashback to the first flights by aircraft in the High Arctic in 1927-28 and the first attempts at shooting films of the almost-extinct bowhead whales underwater All these firsts, and more, have been organized by the CBC and the National Film Board into a show of which Patrick Watson will serve as host The show is tilled Inukshuk, the Inuit name of Eskimo sculptures which have been discovered in now-uninhabited parts of the Arctic showing the early presence of man The live telecast from the ocean floor will come from a point about five miles from Resolute N W T where scientists have been doing exploration and research work for almost two years Color films shot there last year reveal an amazing amount of plant and animal life in 28-degree sea water under four to 10 feet ot ice The films show myriad shrimp looking like guppies, phosphorescent fish and kelp leaves four feet long For half the year, this life exists in utter darkness Now, however the Arctic is bathed in constant light and the sun thiough the ice gives it a vivid blueness Two years ago, the National Film Board loaned photo- graphic equipment to a group of Eskimo artists at Cape Dorset, already well-known for their soapstone sculptures and prints After instructing the Eskimos how to use the equipment, the film board people withdrew and let them work alone The result is the beginnings of a new art form animated Eskimo prints, unrefined but beautiful in their rhythmic action, and a reflection of Eskimo myths The first of these Eskimo-made films, unedited by southerners, will be shown Wednesday on the CBC-TV English network as station-breaks paramount NOW SHOWING RESTRICTED ADULT Warning Language Throughout Many of his fellow officers considered him the most dangerous man alive-an honest cop A PARAMOUNT RELEASE DINO OE LAUHENT1IS ALPACINO "SCRPICO" paramount LAST 2 DAYS Tonite and Tuesday _ all it takes is a little Confidence ADULT PAUL NEWMAN ROBERT REDFORD A GEORGE ROY HILL FILM 'THE STING' Tonite and Tuesday LAST 2 DAYS SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN Escape is Everything! CONTAINS VIOLENT SEQUENCES ALLIED ARTISTS pn si ills I STEVE DUSTin _ mcQUEER HOFFmWI in a FRANKLIN J SCHAFFNER lilm green acres drive-in ADMITTANCE RESTRICTED TO 18 YEARS AND OVER Tonite and Tuesday HIT NO HALWALUS Production RED SKY AT Gilts p.m. Complvtt Show p.m. ;