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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE UTHBRIDGE HERAID Wednesday, August S, 1970 Forgot Hush, J, Music Box KITCHENER (C P) through Hush Puppies shoe Burglars forgot to wear advertisements. Velvet "1 "1 their Hush another basset, HT- p: thev attempted to break into did enough harking to scai'o Kiii-dl oi'c- nFF inn i of Charles Grch. burglars made Mr- (CP) Ed- enough noise to disturb Vet- dustriciT'Ltd." which manu-vet, the droopy-cared f a c t u r e s Hush Puppies hound that became famous was once tented as having more good rock bands than any city in North America. an exaggeration, Hard of Hearing? the city did support more than 300 rode groups three years before kids woulc New hear a super-group on record than see an unknown live; before a name bam flR think to stop at a prairie 'jr x and before groups, un- BEAUTY to make the best-sellini list or just to survive, split up. Rock is big business and its AID Kristina Hanza-lova, 20, Miss Czechoslovakia of 19G9, and a contestant to break into the big-time anywhere, but rock bands face special problems in Edmonton. Second month's Miss Makaris, in and out o H. W. in Miami, is groups in the city for the last 10 years, says a group CERTIFIED have asked for asylum perform locally to bulk Germany. up a following anxious to s, be Aug. SCHOOL H. W. a.m. till won't believe your eyes or ears when hear and see the "Discreet" by Qualitone. The natural sounding eyeglass hearing aid we have ever made. Gone forever is artificial sound. No cost Corne or write Limited Number of Openings Are Still Available In TRAINING You Are Seeking a Challenging Career, Offering: Alfraclive Promotional Opportunities Based on To Discuss Your Future With Us By Contacting Any Branch Manager Or Apply Direct K. 8th Ave. S.W., (23rd 2, Alberta Telephone them and willing to buy their record s, "but in Edmonton there are only two places to play rock regularly." AIM AT CONTRACT "Rock groups work lite the minor and major leagues baseball, but here there's no minor league." The city is also limited, he says, because it has only one radio rock station. "It plays the successful songs the Top 30 and it is diffi- cult for new groups to be heard." Competing w i t h American bands which can bay equip- ment 33 per cent cheaper and which have access to greater numbers of studios with so- phisticated sound apparatus is a disadvantage to groups who practice in basements and ga- Jj rages where they cant' hear a play-back of their music. Almost all of the 85 bands in he city are working towards :he time they can obtain a con- Tact with a record company hat will guarantee the release of a single or an album. With original music, a dem- onstration tape made in Ed- monton or more often at larje city studios, and contacts at record companies a group will make the rounds in the record centres of New York, Los An- ;eles or Chicago. MUST PAY COSTS Unknown groups usually rave to pay the recording costs and promotion fees of a single ecord before a company will gree to release it. Halgar Peterson, who works t radio station CKUA and is usines's manager for the and Troyka, says a single osts about and must NYLON SHELLS PRt-AUWMH SPECIAL! KRESGE SPECIAL PRICE .oo Lithe skinny toppers at such a bargain! Colored straight stripes are on parade, neck is crew style and back zipper AT ONE LOW PRICE KRESGE PRICE 2PRS. .11 featured for easy dressing Misses' S-M-L, SAVE ON LADIES' NYLON BRIEFS S-M-L White-Pink-Marina-Mii.f CUR REGTJUR PRICE 79f PR. 100% seamless nylon panty hose in fashion shades of Beige or Spice! S-M-L-XL. TEFLON IRONING BOARD COVER sir rd board 24" X 3W COTTON TEA TOWELS ColortuI Designs 50-50 YARN OUR REGULAR PRICE BALI. BALLS UCQUERED WOOD PUI.P SERVING TRAY Hand Do SKIM CREAM KRESGE PRICE .03 Nylon! 3 Ply! Shrink and Stretch Resistant, 1 Oz. balls in a big assortment of colors. sell more than copies for the group to break even. Co tracts for o 45 r.p.m. releat give about two or three ccn to the group for each rccoi sold. Though it is fairly easy record a single, he says: "Oi of 100 produced, orJy six ai heard on radio. "You have to do a fell of lot of promoting. We sent 01 posters, news kits, and snia bottls of Troika whisky to dis jockeys across the country." Most bands are wary of rei ord company contracts for ar album. They recommend hirin a lawyer and, if possible, pay ment of costs in advance. But recording costs run abou an hour at a good studio Although Led Zepplin recorder a whole album in one day some groups have been known to take more than 300 hours fo one song. EQUIPMENT EXPENSIVE Thus, a common contract in eludes provisions tor the com pany to deduct studio and pro motion costs from the roya] ties. Barry Allen, lead singer fo Cheyenne Winter, says most o the music, to make it, has ti 3e "commercial, Top 30 type music, and danceable." "In Edmonton, heavy rock is not even played." When a record is released says Mr. Makaris, the most j new group hopes for is gooc local sales. "It opens the doors for loca appearances and the chance of a tour which they need in order to survive economically." Although a group might be able to make for One ap- pearance at a rock show, "that kind of money is only available, at the most, once a month." "A band is usually making time payments on to worth of equipment and has to meet living expenses. They are forced to count on regular bookings' in a club or bar which pay about a night." Inger Stevejis' Death Ruled Suicide LOS ANGELES (AP) The death of actress Inger Stevens from an overdose of barbitur- ates has been ruled a suicide after completion of a "psychol- ogical the Los Ange- les County coroner's office said Monday. Miss Stevens, 36, was found April 30 on the kitchen floor of her Hollywood home by her sec- retary and died in an ambul- ance on the way to the hospital. The coroner was unable to de- termine then whether the over- dose was accidental or. inten- tional. Miss Stevens was star of a television series, The Farmer's Daughter, and appeared in many movies. In Superior Court Monday, Isaac L. Jones won recogniti ES Miss Stevens' husband a heir to her estate. Coinic Strip Creator Dies MIAMI (AP) Cartooni frank E. (Lank) Leonard, ere tor of the Mickey Finn com, strip and Sheriff Phil Finn wh made detective work look easy died here after a long illness He was 74. Leonard began his career as sports cartoonist with the York Sun and numbered base ball greats Babe Ruth and Lo Gfihrig among his closes best cartoon sub jects. Morris Weiss, a Leonard asso ciate, joined the cartoonist on month after the Mickey Fini strip began in 1930. Weiss sail today he will continue to do most of the drawing and writing for the strip, carried by 201 newspapers in the United States and Canada. Plane Tire Blows MADRID (Reuters) A Lon- don-bound Iberia DC-9 jetliner with a burst tire and 82 passen- gers aboard made a safe emer- gency landing at Madrid's Bara- jas airport Tuesday. An airline spokesman said many of Hie passengers were young Cana- dian and American girls. They later boarded another DC-9 and flew to London as scheduled. RECEIVE PEACE PRIZE TOKYO (AP) Akira Iwal, secretary-general of Sohyo, Ja- pan's 4.2-milIion-mcmhcr Gen- eral Council of Trade Unions, has received the Lenin Peace Prizo for 1970. WEDNESDAY SPOUTS: Baseball, 6 p.m., Ch. 7: The Cliicago Cubs meet the Montreal Expos at Ja'rry Park. VARIETY: Catherine McKimion, 7 p.m., ClL 13: Guests tonight are singers Cal Bostic and Tommy Common. SPOUTS: Football, p.m., Ch. 13: CFL western league game pits the Calgary Stampeders against the Ed- monton Eskimos. DRAMA: Gunsmokc, p.m., Ch. 7: Beverly Garland 'of My Three Sons guests in an episode about a frightened sheriff's defense against a lynch mob. Stars James Gregory. MOVIE: Dead Man's Evidence, p.m., Ch. 13: Af- ter a frogman's body is washed ashore, a hunt begins for a cunning master spy. Will) Conrad Phillips. THURSDAY MOVIE: Hell Is for Heroes, 1 p.m., Ch. 13: A small group of GIs try to bluff Germans into believing they are a much larger force. Stars Steve McQueen. MOVIE: Francis Goes to West Point, p.m., Ch. 7: A talking mule tutors his owner through the stiff West Point curriculum. With Donald O'Connor. WEDNESDAY I'm iFh f00'ba" II no r In9ram lioo TerryTiimsdMi THURSDAY Jim Elliot Show News, Weather am 5how Wayne Barry if CJOC -ff News on the Hour Wthr., Sports on the Half Hour NIGHT 'News, Weather News News, Grain Price Jack ialloplng Gourmet Country Music Gardening Marines Probe 1220 Probe 1220 CHEC News on the Hour Weather on the Half Hour WEDNESDAY NIGHT The Way I See It MON. THRU FRI. Dinner Comunity Bulletin ,.m -r t Bent Pedersen Board SM a'm' Tom Back to the Biblt call ol the land CHEC FM SloS World H-57 S, Pricei R'POr> AI! That Jazz u01' Jonn Pavlrf THURSDAY FM News Ron Stone Commenls CHEC FM Snort Farm Show 4-05 Caravan Report News, Wthr., Sporls News p.m. Tht weather comments Other side News Farm News, Slocks Chuck Holiday Stock MarkBt CHFC cM p.m. CHEC FM Report CHM. rm Sporf Rsport Woman's World News Fifteen Minutes to a m Shawn Jean Pauley Tho Hour Kclley Radio 1010 Calgary News on the Hour NISHT THURSDAY Matinee n Fye Opener On Mike News Movies Soundings World at Eight Radio Noon Concern Morning Concert Four for Forty Ideas Network Galloping Gourmet Entre Nous News Gerrusil Malmee Music Past News Aflcrnoon Concert Midnight Actuality SPECIAL PURCHASE SIX TRANSISTOR RADIOS ONLY CONVENIENT TERMS EASILY ARRANGED Open Till 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday nigthsl TELEVISION FURNITURE APPLIANCES Cor. 4th Ave.-5th St. S. Phone 328-2328 CJLH-TV Channel 7 (Cablevision Ch. NIOHT HMO I Spy Luncheon Date Quick Draw Alee! Mullett Part 1 McGraw (cl TuimcnAv Cartoon Parly Teleprobe THURSDAY Luncheon Data Baseball: Chicago Mr. Dressup Part 2 at Monireal (c) Ed Allen (cj Movie- Francis Corner Pylc (c) Llllle People oS to Weslp GunSmnke (c) Friendly Gianl (c) Take 30 Felony Squad (c) Chez Helcne Edge of Hlqht (c) Rainbow, Canyon c Meet Mullett Galloping Gourmnt Double Exposure Banana Splits (c) News (c) Teleprobs 7 News My Three Son! CFCN-TV lethbridge Channel 13 (Cablevision Ch. 4) WEDNESDAY NIGhT The Best ol Peylon Neerwsn Romper Room Movie: Dead Man's Uncle Bobby Evidence Movie: Hell Is tor Today Heroes University ol the Magistrate's Court Air People In Conflict THURSDAY Doctor's Diary c Thought tor Day Smart Alec University of Air Uncle Bobuy Uncle Bobby POPDVO (o The Best of Th'S'ri Bewilched (c) 'lews (c) 7 lc) Cpi_: Calgary at Edmonlon (c) KRTV Great Falls Channel 3 (Cablevision Ch. 9) WEDNESDAY NIGHT Huntley-Brlnklcy The Virginian c Music Hall c Medical center News Tonight Show THURSDAY Salute Our World Today Show c Today In Montana The Doctors c sale of Century Another World e Hollywood Squares Edge of Night c Jeopardy c i.nn Gom.r pul. _ Who, What, Where pyla c Game Douglas c News Andy Griffith Another World- Cronkile News Somerset c Lucy Show As the World Turns NBC Nighlly Days of Our Lives News (c) KFBB-TV Great Falls Channel S (Cablevision Ch. 11) WEDNESDAY NIGHT THURSDAY Ncnlywcd Game c Where Huddles (c) News Datinn Game Corner Kangaroo c Hogan's Heroes Dinah's Place (c) Linkleller (c) My Three Sons'c Hillbillies (c) Love, a Many Rnnm iii Bewitched Splendored Ihlng 4.30 Room 222 ,.M G'menl Hospital Everly Brothers (c) Best ol Everything Dark Shadows Smothers A World Apart That Girl News All My Children Galloping Gourmet Mtrv Grlflii) Makt a Deal e TV-S ;