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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, August 28, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 17 Ex-band leader making comeback By SILVIO DOBRI Owen Sound Sun-Times OWEN SOUND, Ont. (CP) At 29, Gary Lewis is climb- ing back up the ladder of mu- sical success. After a long string of mil- lion-sellers in the mid-1960s and more than two years in the United States Army, he found it necessary to take time out to reconsider his mu- sical direction. There had been a radical change in pop music between 1966 and 1968, when he emerg- ed from military service. "When I went into the army it was Bobby Vee, Tommy James and bands like my own that were the he said in an interview during a recent visit to Owen Sound. "While I was in the army, R.A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Suite 8 304-Sth St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Lethbridge musicians such as Jimi Hen- drix and Janis Joplin had taken over the lead. Their music wasn't what I was into and I didn't want to try to fall into that just because that's what was happening. "I had to find something suitable for me, so I decided to lay back for a while and stay out of the scene." SWITCHED TO ROCK His all-new band, still called the Playboys, left behind the sugar-coated bubblegum tunes for a slightly heavier rock 'n' roll. "Picking a direction was one of the hardest things for me to do because I was doing it on my he said. "When I first started, tunes were picked for me; people arranged and produced me. All I had to do was go in and sing." Now Gary is testing his judgment on the road, work- ing the bars. But he empha- sized that the one-night stands do not mean he has gone back to Square 1. ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd AVENUE SOUTH EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES NEW BLACKOUT Played Till Won (No Number Limit) IF WON ON A BLUE BONUS CARD (No Limit Purchased) PAYS DOUBLE No one under 16 allowed ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT Friday, August TRIO" Saturday, August "RAYMOND CANADIANS" SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES Theatre "ANY GUN CAN PLAY" in color. Starring Edd Byrnes. Wednesday, August 28 show at p.m. ADULT. PINCHER Theatre "AMERICAN GRAFFITTI" in color. Starring Richard Dreyfuss and Ronny Howard. Wednesday, Thurs- day, Friday, Saturday, August 28, 29, 30, 31. Wed- nesday show at p.m. ADULT. Theatre "WOMEN IN CHAINS" and DOUBE FEA- TURE Wednesday, August 28. One show at p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. Expo Kretkin Special, Sept. days................. West Coast Autumn Leaves Tour Sept. 9. Banff. Like Louisa. Columbia lea Fields. Jasper. Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, Spokane. Expo. 12 days, as low as .......................9275 Waterton Lakes International Peace Park Tour. Alto Includes side tour to Red Rock Canyon, Sept. 9 ft 10. Double occup- ancy. Per person Custer Battlefield Tour, Sept. 16th, 4 days double Expo Soviet Union Dancers NHL Hockey Special, 5 days Expo Porter Wagoner Special, Sept. 26th, 5 days OS Eastern Canada Autumn Leaves Tour. Montreal. Quebec City. Prince Edward Island. Halifax. Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls. Oct. 1st. 23 days, as low as Expo Polynesian Special, Oct. 2nd, 5 days Expo Guy Lombardo Special, Oct. 10th, 4 days Expo Special. Oct. 17th, 5 Expo Western International Hockey Special. Oct. 91 OS Expo Ella Fitzgerald Special, Nov. 1st, 4 da Disneyland, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Not Christmas Disneyland, Pasadena Rose Bowl Tour, Christmas Disneyland, Pasadena Rose Bowl Tour. Dec. 26th, 11 days, as low as Includes Transportation and Accommodation 'World's Only Airline Service On The Ground" NORTHERN BUS TOURS Lethbridge, Phone 327-3536 329-4474 Also Plncher Creek Travel Centre key Special. Oct. 91 OS v. 1st, 4 days.......... Vegas, Nov. 2nd, 16 days Rose Bowl Tour, Dec. 26 U.S. magazine firm sold MONTREAL (CP) Quebecor Inc. has acquired 21 magazine published in Scott- sdale, Ariz., it was announced Tuesday. Purchase price was not disclosed. The magazines were bought from Arthur Bernhard, owner of Jalart House Inc. of Scott- sdale. Mr. Bernhard will con- tinue to be associated with the magazines The magazines with a com- bined circulation of will be printed by Montreal Magog Printing, owned by Quebecbr. It was the second major purchase announced by the company in as many weeks. Last week it purchased La Frontiere and Rouyn JVoranda Press, both of Rouyn, Que. PLEASE NOTE EFFECTIVE NEXT SUNDAY, SEPTEM- BER 1st, THE PARAMOUNT, PARA- MOUNT CINEMA AND COLLEGE CIN- EMA WILL OPERATE ON SUNDAYS THE SAME HOURS AS WEEK DAYS. TWO SHOWS PER NIGHT SEE DAILY SCHEDULE FOR TIMES Gates open p.m. One complete show at 9 p.m. Circus feature comedy lion act Big top appears in city Saturday The Canadian International Circus will be appearing at Exhibition Grounds on Sat. Aug. 31. at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. The circus is sponsored by the Lethbridge Gyro Club, with proceeds going to charity work of the club. Tickets will be on sale at the gate one hour before show time. The circus, concluded their 1973 season with a smashing 21 day tour of Jamaica. It was the first and only three ring, big top circus to appear on the island and delivered spec- tacular shows to capacity crowd audiences, to the delight of thousands of thrilled Jamaicans. This season marks the llth year the circus has been thrill- ing crowds throughout Canada, displaying in three rings, elephants, lions, ponies, dogs, equilibrists, aerialists and clowns, clowns, clowns''! Featuring such famous acts as Miss famous fan- tastic foot juggler. Formerly played an extended period to record breaking crowds with Circus Circus Casino. This native Czechoslovakian, from a family of circus performers, has a daring display of arenic accomplishments. Les Block's one of the world's foremost high wire acts This act features the daringly dangerous triple high walk across the wire. A feat perfected by few great circus pei formers in the world. Conference date set CARACAS (AP) The next United Nations Law of the Sea Conference will be held in Geneva during the period of March 17 May 3, 1975, delegates decided at a plenary session Tuesday. Delegates, nearing the end of their 10-week preliminary conference, also agreed they should return to Caracas next summer after the Geneva meeting to polish and sign a global treaty which, they hope, will be completed at Geneva. Show Times YT THEATRE Short Subjects. 7.00 9.00 S P Y.S. 7 35 9 40 LAST COMPLETE SHOW' 9'00 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PVRAMOLNT CINEMA Short Subjects. 7.15 9.15 THUNDERBOLT LIGHTFOOT' 7'20 920 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9-15 RESTRICTED ADULT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects 7-00 9'00 BORN LOSER 7 10 9.10 LAST COMPLETE SHOW' 9 00 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN DRIVE IN THEATRE BANG THE DRUM SLOWLY. 8 45 SERPICO 1045 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 8.45 GATES OPEN 8'00 RESTRICTED ADULT Ken Wilier a breathtak- ing balancing act. His magnificent, mystifying one- finger stand, where his entire weight is supported solely by his forefinger, has puzzled crowds of people around the world. The world famous Acrobatic Lempke Chimps have played with all the major circus' and have performed before the crown heads of Europe featuring the biggest and strongest chimp in the world. The Flying Gaonas: from a long line of Mexican flying families featuring spectacular mid-air somer saulting on the slying trapeze. Canadian International's elephants three mini mastodons in a series of drills and counter drills Frank Magyorosi Lions, a comedy lion routine in one of the most unusual wild animal exhibitions ever. He toured with Rmgling Bros, for six years. Heart attack hospitalizes British actor LOS ANGELES (AP) British actor Cyril Ritchard was off the critical list today following improvement in his condition after suffering an apparent heart attack in a stage performance. Ritchard, who played Cap- tain Hook in the stage and television versions of Peter Pan, was listed in satisfactory condition today by a hospital spokeswoman. She said there .has been no decision on when the 75-year-old actor will be released. Plebiscite set EDMONTON (CP) A six- month experiment of allowing alcohol to be served in public schools after school hours and of allowing Bingo games in schools may come to .no conclusion until Oct. 16. The public school board will decide Sept. 10 whether the question of allowing such ac- tivities should be referred to the voters in the civic elec- tion. A questionnaire sent out by the board asking for public opinion on the issue drew a response rate of 18 per cent. RED COACH LOUNGE TAVERN nightly "LARRY JOHN" Presented by LETHBRIDGE GYRO CLUB SATURDAY, AUGUST 31st p.m. and p.m. EXHIBITION GROUNDS Gates Open One Hour Before Show Time Canadian International enure CLOWNS ANMALS ACR.OBATS ELEPHANTS ALL NEW Edition WEDNESDAY NIGHT at the LEGION "THE METROS" Members and Invited Guests green acres drive-in SHOWING TONITE thru SAT. BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR! I'D GIVE AN OSCAR TO AL PACING FOR 'SERPICOT _JUOtTH CBtST LANGUAGE. [THROUGHOUT MAY "BE" OFFENSIVE TO SOME j A PARAMOUNT RELEASE (HMO DE LAUREMTIIS presents RESTRICTED ADULT MM PACIND "SGRRCO' NO 2: "BANG THE DRUM SLOWLY" paramount would you buy a used secret from these men? NOW SHOWING AT and P.M. ADULT do it to the Ci. A. as TO Certify ROHRICHARTOFTIRWH WWP TOUCW paramount cinema TONIGHT AND THURS. AT and P.M. HE HAS EXACTLY SEVEN MINUTES TO GET RICH x QUICK! CLINT EASTWOOD "THUNDERBOLT and LIGHTFOOT1 college cinema BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND "BORN LOSERS" THE ORIGINAL SCREEN APPEARANCE OF TOM LAUGHLIN AS BILLY JACK NOW SHOWING AT and P.M. ADULT Not Suitable for Children TOM -Bin, "BORN LAUGHLIN LOSERS" A RE RELEASE Also coming to the following theatres: Empress 29, 30. 31 Mayfair 29. 30. 31 Opera 29, 30, 31 Tower 29, 30, 31 Green Hills Drive-In. 30. 31 ENROLL NOW for lessons to start in September We will offer you an DO IT NOW... The regular value for the 8 week package is YOU MAY ENROLL FOR BUT AS AN EARLY BIRD SPECIAL NOW ONLY CALL AN ACCORDION COURSE; a GUITAR COURSE; PRUEGGER'S MUSIC LTD. or a DRUM COURSE. 530-5th Street South Phone 329-3151 ;