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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHBRIDCt HERALD August 1973 Beating the heal For the high temperatures during the past few days have been almost unbearable. Lethbridge resi- dents are now taking to the city poc's in vast numbers to beat the atrocious heat. One day this week at Henderson the number of bathers was estimated at biggest money-maker HOLLYWOOD This movie capital's latest up- start the pop record is making film pro- ducers envious with the huge sums of money it is taking in. According to the producers of Carole King's long-play disc that record has sold nearly 11 million copies and has grossed over S50 making it the biggest money-maker in recording history. In 70 years of movie history only three films have made more than the The Sound of Music and The Godfather. is definitely the Godfather of the record in- a spokesman for Ode Records producer of said here. Runner up to Tapestry is believed to be the Simon and Garfunkel album Bridge over Troubled Waters which sold over eight million copies for mil ion. Record industry officials point out thai these huge for- tunes made by records are a phenomenon that began with the Beatles. Before top recording artists like Frank Sinatra and Johnny Mathis struggled to sell even half a million copies of a long-play disc. YOUTH SPENDS Gary partner in a public relations firm for pop music says this enormous growth in earnings has to be put down to the new affluence among American youth. think statistics show that the average 13-year-old can afford one album a week from his own earnings or al- he said. reason is the vast expansion in home record- playing equipment. the oiaili Jake escapes butcher's block VICTORIA It all' started when Jake the jackass j escaped the butcher's block and the humiliating fate of ending i up as processed horsemeat in a dogfood tin. Jake had been shipped with a trucklcad of horses to a Duncan but the man could not administer the death blow to the frisky little donkey. Jake was confined to a tiny corral while awaiting a neutering operation needed to stop his loud brays. Before the operation could be farmer Denis Hagar of Cowichan Bay heard about Jake's rescue and brought the animal to his 65-acre farm. nine years Mr. ttagar is the only donkey breeder on Vancouver a distinction soon to end as he gradually sells the remainder a his herd. Jennies were brought in from as far away as Mexico and the off spring were sold as pets mainly for children in the Saan ich area. ''Donkeys make excellent pets and anyone who loves horses would love these little ani Mr. Hagar said much more gentle and friendly toward people than they want to do is sit on your He said donkeys are not stub contrary to popular belief just a matter of showing them who's COLOUR OR BLACK WHITE KEEP YOUR CAMERA LOADED JUST LEAVE YOUR FILMS AT FOR DEVELOPING AND AND RECEIVE A NEW ROLL OF FILM AT NO EXTRA CHARGE IN YOUR FINISHING ENVELOPE. COLOUR FILM Quality You pay only fpr the film developing and for the amount of prints you No Hidden No COLOUR or BLACK 8. WHITE SIZES 110 120 620 127 126 135mm Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday' and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. right to limit quantitiii COUEGI SHOPPING MALL 9025 Mayer Moarath Drfvt STOflfS AWRY OUR LOW PRICES YOU'VE GOT A REGULAR DEPARTMENT STORE only player in the house was the family victrola. Now a single family can have two or three record players including one to take to the In 1972 the recording in- dustry with income of S2 bil- lion dollars not only out- grossed the movie industry with revenues of billion but professional sports and the Broadway theatre as well. The financial magazine For- bes last April estimated there were at least 30 music super- stars earning between mil- lion and million a year. Included on the list was Jimmy Osmond of the Osmond nine years old. TOURS PAY BIG Music stars not only make money from and from royalties too if they write their own words and but from concert tours. Singer Neil Young is estimated to have made million for himself from a three-month tour this year. Forbes Magazine posed the made more money this the acting Elizabeth Taylor and Richard or the singing James Tay- lor and his pop singer Wife Carly The magazine's was that the singing Taylors would far outgross the acting pair this probably by as much as million. The great pop music for- tunes began with the reported to have earned be- tween million and mil- lion a year at the height of their popularity in the mid- 60s. Established British pop although no longer dominating the still earn big money here. A tour by the Rolling Stones is still a national event and the Led the Who and Jethro Tull draw huge crowds. Youth group formed in penitentiary PRINCE ALBERT A youth believed to be the first of its type in a federal has been formed at the Prince Albert Penitentiary. Prison director Tom Ellis gave approval for the group after being approached with the idea by three young offend- ers. It is estimated that at least 100 of the 450 penitentiary prisoners are between the ages of 16 and 21. Fred a prison guard as a liaison officer with the says he would like to see the young offenders moved out of the maximum-se- curity institution. are the real lost souls of the said Mr. Penny. is no way they can function as individuals and human beings in The which has about 25 has been named the Teen and Twenties Youth Group. Some local high school students have attended a meet- ing inside the penitentiary where they talked with the youths and visits to schools are planned. OHier plans include a public spaaking program and inviting speakers from outside the prison. Woolco Keeps Prices Down on Bedroom Accessories Sensibly Priced Thermal Blanket Keeps You Warm at Night Cozy blanket is viscose is moth colour has nylon binding and is pernapped to reduce shedding and pulling. Assorted. Snuggle up to Value in Wool Blanket machine washable blanket is moth proof and 'nylon binding around edges. Rest easy with a comforablte blanket. Orange. Here's a Really Super Blanket Offer Here's a long-lasting blanket you've been looking for. Blanket is moth acrylic and machine woshable. Satin binding. Avail- able in Pink. 1298 11 98 14.98 So Little Buys You a Quality Bed Throw This bedspread is cotton hopsacking and is hand washable. Perfect finishing touch to add charm to any bedroom. Screen prints. Melon. Twin 82x108 Double 94x108 EACH Solid Buy on a Zesty Colourful Bedspread Bedspread is a plain acetate rayon and has a taffeta quilted top and a plain flouce. Perfect decorative touch. Dry cleaning recommended. Twin 82x100 Double 94x108 Best Value on Spanish Bedspread of Cotton Enhance the decor of any bed with this beautiful bedspread made of homespun cotton. An inviting piece for at home or at the cottage. In vibrant colours of Blue. Twin 72x100 each Double 80x100 each Get the 'Total Look' for your bedroom at real vaiue with bedspread end drape co-ordinates Nothing beats the well-designed look co-ordinates give you. Polyester floral sheer shortie drapes have pinch pleat- ing and lining. Floral Polyester spread is Fcrtrel has quilted top and compli- ments sheer drapes. Cotlon back an-d lined double ruffles. Both are completely machine wash- able. Available in Pink. BEDSPREAD SHORTIES PAIR 13.46 PA.R PAIR 26.96 PA.R 10.96 PAIR17.46 PA.R 22.46 Stretch Your Budget with Pile Flocked Fibreglass Drapes Hang some really elegant looking drapes. Traditional scroll pattern makes windows stand out from all the rest. These drapes are hand wash- able and hooks are included. Lively colours of Black are on a White back- ground. 3 1 length. 75x84 100x84 150x84 each each each 30.46 38.96 57.96 Open Daily 9 a.m. re 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. te 9 p.m. We rewrve the right la limit quantiHw. COUE6E SHOPPING MALL 2025 Meyer Magralh Drive DEPARTMENT STORES A MVIttOM Of. TM IF YOU TAKE AWAY OUR LOW PRICES YOU'VE GOT A REGULAR DEPARTMENT STORE ;