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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta READ THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 'CHINOOK' SOUTH ALBERTA'S LARGEST RURAL CIRCULATION The Letkbridge Herald TELEVISION GUIDE KING KOIN LAUNDERETTE Dry Cleaning 328-3944 3 A 12 SI. S. Attended Mon. thru Fri. AUGUST 1973. LISTINGS FOR AUGUST 25 to AUGUST 3J Canadian oldtimers recall early experience GUI timers tell it like it was at the turn of the century as they vividly relate their per- sonal Canadian experience in a CBC-TV special entitled The Time of Mjy The full-liour color documen- produced by Donnalu Wig- will be telecast Sept. 2 at 10 p.m. on the CBC network. The program comprises true Fall comedy series A new 13-week half-hour sit- uation comedy series titled 'Delilah' is being produced by David Pclldie before a live stu- dio audience for the CBC-TV this fall. Delilah is a young lady who has Inherited a smalltown barber the cen- tre of local activity and gossip. Featured in cast are Bar- bara Hamilton as Delilah's Eric House aa tlie news- paper and Peter Mews as an antique dealer. The title role of Delilah has not yet been cast. Canadian adventure stories. related by a cross section of oW timers who were young- or teen agers at the at the turn of the cen- just 33 years after Con- The story tellers are from three distinct parts of the coun- the coal mining commu- nities of Oape the homestead land of the and the fishing and logging camps of British Columbia. Their personal reminiscences are complemented by rare his- torical film of the era and still including personal snapshots. PROMISE Typical of the old timers ap- pearing on the program is George who emi- grated from lured by the promise of 160 acres of land for that was as much land as some European Ire says. The young Briton came to Canada in the steerage section of an immigrant ship and he chuckles as he recalls the voy- had six hearty meals a day three down and three Nellie Guntlwr recounts how her family trekked to ttotr homestead in the Cypress Hilte region of Saskatchewan by cov- ered wagon. The day after the three month journey Nellie's sister was in a tent. 12-HOUR DAY Gil McVicfcar relates the story of his first job in a Cape Breton at age when he received the princely sum of 50 cents for a 12Jiour day. British Columbia had a pop- ulation of some in 1900 and old timers August Schnarr and Martin Starrett recall their experiences as 'loners' in re- mote trapping and log- ging camps. weeks and I wouldn't see another human recalls Starrett. I filially spoke to my voice would sound funny to Among the common experi- ences shared by the old which profoundly affected their are The Great and The Great Depression. Through their evocative the Incredible sweep of change and development throughout Canada during the past seven decades is chroni- cled in the form of eye-witness htotory. Please Keep Away While filming 26 new episodes of The for CSC television's new fall-winter the Beach- combers production crew often had to show a large sign to warn curious boaters away from film camera barge. Any strange engine sounds or extra strong would delay filming and cost money hence sign. At left is series star Bruno Gerimt lounging on the Perse- waiting for his next cue. HORSERACING FANS OFFERED MORE BY CTV The youngest of the Triple Grown The Prince of Wales celebrates its thirty eighth running Sept. 1. from Fort Erie on the CTV Tel- evision Network. This one and three eights mile run on the dates back to 1929 when five horses ran the race held at ThomcUffe now a To- ronto shopping plaza. MAJOR EVENT With a gold cup and a purse in excess of The Prince of Wales Stakes is among the major sporting events present- ed by CTV. Horse racing is one of Canada's moat popular spec- tator with paid attend- ance totalling more than CFL Football or NHL Hockey. CTV's coverage of The Prince of Walea Stakes is host- ed by Pat Mareden with co- hoste Fergie Giver and Jim taking viewers through same at the colorful sights and sounds of thorough- bred leading up to the final exciting two minutes. The television under executive producer Johnny meets and samples opin- ion from both the experts and the 'two-buck to help viewers associate more closely with the individual' horses and the entire race. Jim the well-known prepares the back- ground supplying film vignettes from the world of horses. TOTAL COVERAGE Four camera race isolated camera on the stretch instant s 1 o w- motion and the re-run wMi the winning Jockey pro- vide total coverage of tliis im- portant race. CTV's director b Johnny Esaw. ;