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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, February 1; 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Battle with collectors Entertainers fight tax THE GOLDEN MILE SINGERS Would Like to Contact a PIANIST Who would enjoy working with senior citizens. Phone 327-0793 327-4605 OTTAWA The entertainment world is fighting tax collectors on several fronts. The federal revenue depart- ment's recent enforcement of a 15-per-cent withholding tax on gross remuneration paid to foreign performers touring the country is only the first to R.A. HOSACK Cirllllgd Mwhinlc DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Suite 8 304 Sth St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Lelhbridge To entertain you at the VENTURA HOTEL in Coaldale "LARRY BRANSEN" From February 3rd through 15th CORRECTION Auditions for the Playgoers of Lethbridge and the University of Lethbridge Production of "THE CRUCIBLE" will be held Feb. at p.m. not Feb. as appeared SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES Theatre "SUGARLAND Goldie Hawn. Saturday, February 1. Shows at and p.m. PINCHER Theatre "THE SOUND OF Julie Andrews. Saturday, February 1. ONE SHOW AT 8 P.M. FAMILY. "EVEN ANGELS EAT color. Sunday, February 2. Show at p.m. ADULT. Theatre February 1. Shows at and p.m. ADULT. .SLOW AS Willttr FllB Flini Las Vegas, Reno. Palm Springs. Feb. 11, March 13th, 11 days AS LOW AS Camdi Winter Gimw Holiday, Disneyland. Film Springs, I is VlQIS TflUr, Reno, San Francisco. Fisherman's Wharf, Hollywood, Universal Studios. Knotts Berry Farm. Fab. 8th, 14 days. AS LOW AS bud) Winter Games San Biego, Tijuana, Disneyland, Holiday liw. Feb. 8th 23rd, 16 days. Reno, San Francisco. Fisherman's Wharf, Hollywood, Knotts Berry Farm. 2 days in Disneyland, 2 days in San Diego. Shopping tour of Tijuana. Mexico, 2 days in Palm Springs, 2 days in Las Vegas. As low as KKMKft CfTY SCHOOiS ME OUT from Feb. 7th 1 reb. 25th Wintir GIIW Holiday, Wlntar Fn Fling, ff, "-5.242 -Las Vegas, Reno, Palm Springs AS LOWA5S242 Florida Disney World, Washington D.C. Tour. Washington p.c. Cape Kennedy Space Centre, Cocoa Beach. Fort Lauoerdale, Miami Beach, Nassau in the Bahamas, Walt Disney World, Pensacola. San Antonio, El Paso, Juarez Mexico. Phoenix. Las Vegas. Feb. AS LOW AS Farmers' ind Ranchers' Tour. ITO Idaho. Nevada, California. Reno. San Francisco. Hollywood, Disneyland. Las Vegas aboard the 747 Jumbo Sighlseeing Cruiser ol Northern Bus. San Diego, Mazatlan, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarto aboard the luxury P 8 C Princess Cruise Ship. 20 day touts. Escorted by Steve and Cathy Kolch. _ Feb. 24th. Twin as low as Co-sponsored by Northern Tours and Thomas Cook World Travel Service. Limiled amount of space per tour. Canada WMer Games Wnd4owi Holiday low Feb 28th 16 days. Reno. San Francisco, Fishermans Wharf, Knotts Berry Farm. Hollywood. Disneyland. San Diego. Tijuana Mexico. Palm Springs. Las Vegas AS LOW AS Disneyland San Diego, Tijinni. las Vega Tour. Reno, san nan- cisco Fisnorman" Whirl, Hollywood. Universal Studios, Knotts Berry Farm, Palm Springs. March 1st, 16 days ASLOWAS iff AS LOW AS 58 come to a head. Revenue Minister Ron Basford is reviewing the issue. But industry sources say theatre managers and per- forming arts producers are fighting stiffening regulations governing taxes at both the federal and provincial level, at least in Ontario. There have been warnings given Ontario theatres that an exemption from a provincial 10-per-cent sales tax on ticket prices is subject to review. The exemption has been granted in the past on shows which employ Canadian ac- tors, musicians and other per- formers. Bruce Corder, deputy direc- tor-general of the National Arts Centre here, said the ex- emption is granted in.each case by a letter from the provincial government. But occasionally, the letters warn that the exemptions could be discontinued. If the exemption is dropped, ticket prices would go up an- other- 10 per cent. Corder said Wednesday the 15-per-cent withholding tax on remuneration to foreign shows could ultimately mean a 15-percent increase in ticket prices. In another way, theatrical productions are fighting tax imposts by both the federal and provincial governments. 0 sccentre. Cocoa Beach, MiarniPleach. Nassau In Ihe Bahamas. Walt Disney World Pensacola San Antonio, El Paso. Juarez Mexico, Phoenix. 4 days ASLOWAS S204.50 EaSter Holiday Tour. Reno. San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf. Disneyland. Hollywood, Universal Studios. Las Vegas. March 27th, 1 1 days AS LOW AS 9Z4 CtMliMtiOII. Luxury Motor Coach and Steamship Cruises to Mexico and Hawaii. SEVEML NEW JUWN 747 SMWI SEEIM CMHSEK DOW III OKMTKM III MMHEMri FLEET "World's Only Airline Service On The Ground" NORTHERN BUS TOURS (EXOTIC INTERNATIONAL TOURS) College Mall Phono 327-3538, THOMAS TRAVEL-LETHBRIDQE PhOM 329-3336 Rock not Kurt by rock W recession Powerman grounded Powerman Rhodesia's answer to has been grounded. African readers have taken his comic strip activities literally and expected him. to fly from adventure to adventure by jet-propelled cape. Powerman is played by-the 1968 Mister Rhodesia, Alexander Banya and now confines his adventures to lifting more than. 600 pounds in weights during personal appearances for a sugar company. Sell goods to aid hungry By GRACE LICHTENSTEIN New York Times Service NEW YORK Has rock V roll become rock 'n' recession? Yes, say concert promoters, booking agents, managers and some music fans. No, say record companies and stores. While those involved in arranging live performances of rock acts are singing the blues, record companies have not yet heard any really sour notes, from their sales departments, .a. survey of the music business indicates. The difference can probably be explained through prices and impulse buying. Faced with a smaller budget, a music fan is more likely to buy a record, which can be played over and over, than spend twice as much on a concert. "Historically, people have always used entertainment as an escape from financial said Phil Walden, who both heads Capricorn Records in Macon, Ga.. and manages such acts as the Allman Brothers. But he added that although buyers still seemed willing to buy records "the cheapest form of entertainment you can get" the concert market was "soft." A sampling of club owners and booking agents across the country suggests that audiences for most concerts have been down as much as 25 per cent, that performers are signing for smaller advance guarantees on concert dates, that more and more big acts are teaming up as co-headliners rather than touring on their own and that some groups are planning to hit smaller hajls rather than risk appearing before half-empty bigger houses. "Elton could still sell out the Grand said Barry Fey, a Denver promoter, "but the middle groups are hurting." One reason is that fans are becoming more selective. Students on several campuses said they were saving their money for superstars these days while passing up less popular groups. "Seeing Dylan is.a once-in- a-lifetime ex- plained Fred Speck of the University of Illinois. "To be honest, I would have paid to see him but not the se- cond time." Even those like Candle McGraw of the University of California at Las Angeles, with a month to spend ,on music are feeling the pinch. "I'm reducing my concerts to people I'm very, very fond she said. Moreover, many music lovers simply don't have that kind of spending money any more. "I can't eat a said Vicki Shelton of Grambling College in Louisiana. The outlook for 1975 is un- certain. A spokesman for Columbia Records says the company envisions continuing strong album sales. But the concert scene for the late winter and spring looks bleak. POLISH-CANADIAN ASSOCIATION DANCE SAT., FEBRUARY P.M. POLISH St. N. MUSIC BY J. Good. Rid, Thi Uyly" FOR MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY "GOOD NEWS" MISSION POSSIBLE IN CHRIST EVERY THURSDAY P.M. CHANNEL 2 fULLGbSPEL BUSINESSMEN'S FELLOWSHIP For More Information Call FRANK TINORDI al 327-3478 CONDUCTED MOTOR HOME TOUR By individual in Great Britain from Calgary 2Sth May, 1975. Contact: AM ATRAVELAGENCY 3J8-7921 For Illustrated Brochure COMMITTEE FOR AN INDEPENDENT CANADA LETHBRIDGE CHAPTER PUBLIC MEETING TUESDAY, FEB. p.m. LETHBRIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY GUEST SPEAKER: Well known author and conserva- tionist Andy Russell. TOPIC: Exploration on .Eastern Slopes of Alberta Rockies. Co-Sponsored by The Lethbridge Public Library SHREWSBURY, (AP) Mr. and Mrs. Alan Weaver have auctioned practically all their worldly to improve to aid hunger victims cities studied It took the Weavers over an hour yesterday to (CP) onstrating improve-- almost everything they A special committee ments to city bought since they married the federal govern: their administration years ago. The auction i's studying and organization, Mr place in the main square designed.. to Rose said the proposals, this town near the Welsh cities from to be submitted to the Canada. UN by September, must top six will be be innovative, viable A color television to the United and have, universal costing went for for possible application. washing machine fetched and their hi-fi went for as Cana- The finalists were dian exhibits at Habitat, selected from ideas sub- UN conference on mitted to the Canadian When auctioneer settlements, to, urban demonstration... Pursell had disposed of held in program, initiated last of the 60 lots, 31 to June Ron Basford when he.' been Rose, was minister of state co- for urban affairs. Weaver, a said Habitat will be .theC yj. 572'a of the six will be" -third of such; decided on the auction in a final s'elec- conferences on the seeing a television by the UN for human environment. on Bangladesh. among The first, was in; The Weavers now have only a double bed, a carpet from, the other Stockholm in 1972, and 134 participating the second .on pbpula- nations tion in Bucharest last cannot be lifted, a few cooking utensils and a cup, saucer from dem- September. plate 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 under 18 PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT Saturday, February 1st RANCH BOYS" When you're in the mood something that's exciting new and different in Portrait Photography give us a call... A. E. Cross Studio 710 3rd Ave. S. 328-0222 328-0111 paramount LABOR CLUB WEEKLY BINGO Every Monday 8 p.m. 5th ANNIVERSARY Jackpot Played 'Til Won 10th Game Blackout In 57 Numbers ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH 11 Games Prize Money............ Entry Card All Wood Cards CMMnn Undw 1> Not AHowtd Bingo will alto playad in the club room for and thalr invited gutata. Muaic Friday and Saturday Banquet Facilities Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. Relax in air conditioned comfort___________ STARTS SUNDAY _____ ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT P.M THERE WILL NEVER BE A MOTION PICTURE QUITE LIKE IT! DAVIDO.SELZNICK'SpRODUCTiONOFMARGARET MITCHELLS ADULT GONE WITH THE WIND MATINEE WED. ONLY AT P.MJ In IICH screen splendor... The most magnificent picture ever! STARRING CLARKGABLE VMEN LEIGH LESLIE HOWARD NOTE: ONE COMPLETE SHOW DAILY AT P.M. ONLY of Ten! Academy j Awards J Show Times SATURDAY PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects: TAKING PELHAM 1-2-3: LAST COMPLETE SHOW: ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN SUNDAY GONE WITH THE WIND: ONE COMPLETE SHOW: ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA ODESSA FILE: LAST COMPLETE SHOW: ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects: BLACK CHRISTMAS: LAST COMPLETE SHOW: RESTRICTED ADULT paramount POSITIVELY ENDS TONIGHT at and p.m. Adult not Suitable for Children Coarse Language and. Violence Throughout; f these men are on the next train Hunt take iii IHEDUUNI PELHAM ONE TWO THREE WALTER ROBERT SHAW paramount cinema NOW SHOWING At and p.m.' 'i ADULT From ttw irrMwri suspense novel of the yean .V There was an called ODESSA. This story is based on; real incidents. For obvious reasons: names and places have been college cinema Now Showing at and p.m. II this movie doesn't make your skin crawl... It's on too tight! rrms OLIVIA HUSSEY KEI.R OULLEA MARSOT KIDDER iso JOHN SAXON LI. FUIIO RESTRICTED ADULT Warning Extremely Foul Language. ;