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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 6-THE LETHBRIDQE HERALD Wednesday, August 7, 1974 Producer Bob Evans honest about ability BEVERLY HILLS Calif (AP) Robert Evans is a 44- millionaire motion picture executive who tries to be honest about his abilities The best thing I ve done is surround myself with people who are smarter than me Mv strong suit is my smell That nose for new movies has fostered an uncommon number of blockbuster successes tor Paramount Pic- Story The God- father Lady Sings the Blues Serpico and now Chinatown the first film Evans has per sonallv produced Some Evans watchers have carped at his tions with Henry Kissinger the studied elegance of his home tilled with Louis XV fur niture and paintings by Picasso Renoir and Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE Multicocal Lens (MULTILUX) Modigliani the procession of beauties three of whom he married bneflv But even his critics acknowledge his record as a c reator of film attractions of immense appeal Evans came to films from the women s slacks was a founder of Evan-Picone Thev didn t forget that I had been a pants salesman he recalled 'Nobody realized that 1 had been a child actor and had been successful at it His film roles were repeat- edlv maligned and he turned to independent producing "Nine ago he became Paramount s production boss Although his early regime provided such hits as The Odd Couple Goodbve Columbus, Rosemarv s Babv and Romeo and Juliet there were also such overproduced films as On a Clear Day Darling Lih Catch22 and Paint Your Wagon The last two produced profits but the others lost enough for the studio owners Gulf and Western Industries to consider closing the Hollvwood operation A line from the past chorus entertainers at the Palace Grand Theatre The best to you from Palm. Cottage Cheese. PALM DAIRIES LIMITED Klondike bright light restored DAWSON CITY Y T (CP) It was 75 years ago in July while the rest of the world focused its attention on the Boer War in South Africa that an Arizona Indian-fighter prepared to lift the opening- night curtain on the most lav- ish entertainment emporium west of Chicago and north of San Francisco The Indian-fighter s name was Arizona Charlie Meadows and the entertainment centre was the Palace Grand Theatre On July 18 1899 the theatre had its .opening night in the shantv town of Dawson City which had sprung up on the banks of a tributary of the Yukon ,River less than three years earlier when the dis- coverv of gold ignited the Klondike Gold Rush Through the vears from 1899 to 1906 the Palace was the PEPSI or DIET PEPSI 6H45 FOOD VALUES MIRACLE WHIP KRAFT Salad Dressing, 32 02. MARGARINE LEMON PIE FILLER MASHED POTATOES NABOB oz. pkg. SHIRRIFF INSTANT 18 oz. pkg. MUSHROOMS MARGARINE BISCUITS STEAK HOUSE WHOLE 10 oz tins POWDER DETERGENT Slb.box PAULINS BONANZA Assortment, 27 oz. Regular 129 PINESOL NABOB PANCAKE 44 oz. CLEANER 15 oz. bottle FOODS LAYER CAKES CHEERIOS TOWELS Vanilla, Chocolate, Lemon, Strawberry, each YORK 14oz. tins scon PAPER (2 roll pack) CABBAGE ROLLS TOWEL HOLDERS TEA BAGS KADANA Pkg. of 100 FISH STICKS CANTELOUPE California, each NECTARINES California. Ib. ONIONS Medium Cooking (ytllow) SILVERSKIN ONIONS 0( CanidiNo.Ub............. U% POTATOES NiwCnp.10lb.bag TOMATOES California. 3 Ib. BACON Campfire, 11b. pkg. BREAKFAST STRIPS Minute Fry, 11b. pkg. WIENERS Burns, 11b. pkg........................... LIVER Baby Beef, Ib.............................. FREEZER SPECIAL PORK LOINS Currie Fine Foods Ltd 1516-9thAve. S. Open daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m Phone 327-2044 hub of the boom-town s night lite with audiences flocking to see performances by enter- tainers such as Kate Rockwell the original Klon- dike Kate Dawson City went into de- cline when the prospectors moved on in search of the elu- sive nuggets and continued to shrink in size for the next 50 vears Inevitably its decline was matched by the Palace It uasn t until 1960 that the theatre scheduled for demoli tion was saved by the Klon- dike Visitors Association which turned the structure over to the National Historic Sites Branch of the tederal government tor restoration Arizona Charlie was a vet eran scout whose exploits eventually became enshrined in legend One of those stories concerns his hand to hand bat tie with the Apache Indian chief Geronimo It isn t recorded who won though both battlers survived At six foot-four without ben- efit of high heeled cowbov boots or ten gallon hat Ari- zona Charlie cast a long shadow uver the boom town He raised through sales of a souvenir newspaper and announced plans to build the theatre which he im modestlv but character- istically described as the most lavish and extensive ever built in the North Theatre wasn t the only at traction the Palace offered World weary customers could patronize the gambling room have a few drinks at a well- stocked bar or when all else paled try for a few targets at a shooting gallery For opening night Charlie presented La Siege Inferno, which he advertised as a vaudeville variety show cost- ing The additional attract ion advertised in a handbill in suitably large type was for ty shapely ladies It was in 1966 that the re- stored theatre really took off That year Fran Dowie pre- sented his Gaslight Follies for the first of six summer sea- sons after similar shows in the Cariboo gold rush town of Barkerville, B C Tourists and residents flock- ed to the show Since 1972 the Klondike Visitors Association has pre- sented two shows each sum- mer at the theatre On one night there is a Gaslight Fol- lies type of show, while on al- ternate nights audiences watch an old-fashioned melo- drama complete with mous tache-twirhng villain, stout- hearted hero and innocent heroine But it s the theatre itself that draws most of the raves The restoration at a cost of 11250000 is complete to the last detail The Historic Sites Branch initiated searches of jun- kshops and attics for Arizona Charlie's original coral-, green and satin-striped wall- paper, finally locating a few dusty rolls in a Hull, Que, warehouse The rough lumber, horse- shoe balconies, lighting, wood- burning stoves, red velvet cur- tains and stage equipment are as they were when the theatre opened The audience even sits on original equipment kitchen chairs with uphol- stered that were available to Arizona Charlie TV highlights WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Baseball, 6 p.m., Ch. 7. The St Louis Cardinals take on the Expos in Montreal Live MOVIE DRAMA: The Stranger Who Looks like Me, 7.30 p.m., Ch. 11. A movie about two adopted youths' frustrating search for their natural parents Meredith Baxter, Beau Bridges, Whitney Blake 1974 90 mm MOVIE THRILLER: Killer Bees, 9 p.m., Ch. 13. A family of wine growers, bees have turned from pollinating grapes to killing men Gloria Swanson, Edward Albert, Kate Jackson 1974, 90 mm MOVIE ADVENTURE- The Corrupt Ones, 10-30 p m Ch. 11. Four Adventurers seek clues in Macao and Hong Kong to an ancient treasure Robert Stack, Elke Somer, Nancy Kwan 1969, 1 hr 50 mm MOVIE DRAMA- Torment, 12 midnight, Ch. 7. A gripping study of a high school boy and his affair with a tart Alf Kjellin Mai Zetterlmg 1944, 90 mm THURSDAY MOVIE MYSTERY- Strategy Of Terror, 1 p m Ch. 13 A dying man helps a journalist uncover a UN assassination Bar bara Rush Hugh O'Bnan Harry Townes 1967 90 mm HIRES ROOT BEER RADIO AND TV LISTINGS art listed by the Radio and Television Stations. Any variation in program schedule is due to last-minute changes by the stations and is not the responsibility of The Lethbridge Herald or Chinook Beverages Ltd. CHEC 1090 Monday thr 6 9 ne Barry 6 50 Farm 7 30 News Wthr Sports 9 12 Wdllv Hild 9 00 Chec Line 12 00 3 00 Roy Renmck 12 20 Farm 1 00 Grain Prices Wednesda} 5 00 Probe 1220 h 00 it thursday b (X) tBC 7 50 Nous Sports 1 30 Call Of The Land 3 00 7 00 Jack Neufeldt 00 News Sports 7 00 U 00 Paul Tessier 12 00 6 00 a m Rod McDonald is 20 mm to the hour 20 mm after Bob Hesketh 8 11 23 1 23 CJOC 1220 h I'honc Bill Show 12 00 Hour ol Information T (W I'robt 1220 2i Sp H ts 40 M irket Report T I o 5 30 O 'Vcws Q) News O fvews (B News 6 00 O Bonanza (D News O Expo Baseball St Louis at Mil 6 30 fB Beat the Clock (D Truth or Consequences 7 00 O Cannon QD Everything Goes (D The Cowboy s 7 30 Ot Movie The Stranger Who Looks Like Me 8 00 News (B Bewitched O The Doctors O Truth or Consequences I 00 O McGovvan Co (B Movie Sir ilegv of Terror O World (D General Hospital 1 10 O Match Game SO One I ife to Live O Nancy Miller 2 00 (D 000 Pyramid O Tattletales O Heritage Inn 2 30 (B Somerset O Mike Douglas ID Name That Tune O Our Town 00 (B Another World O Thirty From 0) Jeopardy 1 10 Q Edge of Night (B What s the Good Word (D Girl In My Life 4 00 O Forest Rangers (B Anything You Can Do O loker s Wild (D Split Second 4 10 O Newfoundland Holiday (B Mod Squad O News (D Rrady Hum h ;