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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, February 6, 1974 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD -7 Painstaking specialty Book restoration tough job EDMONTON (CP) Dated 1677, the book sat forlornly in a corner of the DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC MOSS HOSACK Cwttnad Dantal Machante SuHa S-304 5th St. S. Ph. 327-7244 spine bent, outer spine partly missing, pages torn and falling out, and corners worn away. The huge volume, about five inches thick and more than 16 inches tall, had definitely seen better days. But by the tune David Hal- mosi gets through with it, the book will have a new lease on life and should have no trouble WEST COAST SEAFOODS TRUCKLOAD SALE OF Fresh Fish and Seafoods Will held Green Acres Drive-In On Mayor Magrath Dr., Herring Oysters Halibut Shrimp Salmon Smoked fish Thurs. and_Fri., Feb. 7th, 8th From 11 a.m. and p.m. Ask For Prlcolot and Schedule THE 'Jazz Scene' OPENS TONIGHT AT THE NEW GARDEN HOTEL p.m. to 12 midnight HERB HICKS (piano vibaa) VERN and DALE KETCHESON (guitar) flutl) BILL McCAHHOL (ban) KEN ROMAN making it to its 300th year. Mr. Halmosi is owner-man- ager of the High Level Book Bindery and, in addition to the standard rebinding done in such a shop, finds time for a complicated and painstaking restoration of old books. Restoration involves returning the book as much as possible to its original state, a process which he said does not lessen the value of the book. Depending on its condition and what the customer wants done in the way of restoration, Mr. Halmosi may mend breaking pages, repair or make a copy of parts of an old cover or outer spine, sew pages by hand back together into the book, or restore cover comers. Often the work involves matching paper to torn page corners, matching and dyeing leather to the original, or matching type on the new outer spine to the original type on the book cover. The oldest book Mr. Halmosi has restored dated from the 15th century and was brought in by a city lawyer. Many of the restoration jobs come from private individuals, although some is done for museums, libraries and universities. One former Edmonton resident has sent books from England for Mr. Halmosi to restore. Mr. Halmosi began learning the book-binding trade in'his native Hungary when he was 15. It was a type of apprentice system that has no parallel in Canada, he said. He came to Canada in 1966, but had to take construction jobs before he found work in his own field in 1959, at the University of Alberta printing department. He spent about 10 years there. Mr. Halmosi said he would like to get his business to the stage where he can spend all his own time on restoration. Meanwhile, it remains a side- like a labor of love than a commercial proposition. One restoration sometimes takes him three or four days. Wednesday Night at the LEGION VIMY LOUNGE "Vera Sinclair" MEMBERS AND INVITED QUESTS ONLY ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL Present The Regional One Act Festival THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, FEB. 7 8 p.m. each night YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE Under 16 Mch at the doer STEREO S. 419 5th Street S. Phone SPECIAL The new super pocket camera from the little camera specialists MINOLTA POCKET AUTOPACK 70 This camera fits in a shirt pocket yet will give you large bright color prints. Uses the new sharp Kodak 110 Cartridge Rim. f 3.5 ton Ml to ctotMp ton (to Mi Ml to etatric m Etty to nt UN tocn systoM Comparable in all features to another brands camera costing Si3925 OH SII0 lOf OWf focus Control Coogan wants to give up comedy Jackie Coogan says he's trying to get away from comedy because "it's too hard." Says Coogan: "The main thing today is to do something that may be a little funny, but still serious." Early jazz pianist A llison still one of best around By MICHAEL BENNETT CP Correspondent Mose Allison was born in Tippo, Miss raised on boogie woogie and can still beat it eight-to-the-bar with the best of 'em He is one of the few jazz paramount cinema "BEST PICTURE" "BEST UV ULLMANN YORK FILM CRITICS LAST 2 DAYS TONITE AND THURS. RESTRICTED ADULT BEST DIRECTOR" BEST ACTRESS" INGMAR BERGMAN'S CRESAND WHSPBS ROGER GORMAN presents NEW WORLD PICTURES RELEASE Four Women dre- ssed m white in a mansion painted red haunted by whispers and cries. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre EFFECTS OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE- MOON MARIGOLDS" in color. Starring Joanne Woodward. Wednesday. February 6 show at ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. p.m. MILK RIVER Suntand Theatre "LEGEND OF NIGGER CHARLIE" in color. Starring Fred Williamson. Thursday and Friday, February 7 and 8. Thursday show at p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "SLEUTH" in color. Starring Micheal Cane. Thursday, February 7 show at p.m. ADULT NOT SUIT- ABLE FOR CHILDREN. TABER Tower Theatre "SHAMUS" in color. Starring Burt Reynolds and Diane Cannon. Wednesday, February 6 shows at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. HOTEL Red Coach Lounge IN THE TAVERN "Mojo pianists today who was in- fluenced by the early roots of the blues of Sonny Boy Williamson, Tampa Red and Big Bill Broonzy The feeling and phrasing he beard on jukeboxes in rural Mississippi as a boy under- lines his compositions yet. His roots are deep in southern soil, the culture he knew as a boy was black The first tunes he started picking out on his own were boogie, copying Pete Johnson 78s The music was the cat's meow of the 1930s. Basie was doing it, Marylou Williams, Earl Hines, Ray McKinley's band The Andrews Sisters had a hit record with Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Com- pany B. That's how basic it was. Mose first went to New York in the summer of 1951 with the idea of finishing his bachelor of arts was one of those people who took about seven years to get a BA because I went to the he couldn't adapt to the big city university scene. He headed back to Mis- sissippi, to play blues, jazz and what was then called jump music. "We were playin' jazz mostly. Even when we played for we tried to swing Mose came back to Manhat- tan in 1956, and stayed. He had his BA in English and philosophy from Louisiana State and enough of the south- ern roadhouses. That was about the time jazz was ac- cepted by the tastemakers. He worked on the road with Stan Getz and played clubs like BiroUand and the Five Spot off and on with Al Cohn and Zoot Sims for more than three years. "I figured if I could get to New York and make a record or somelhin', and get some publicity, it would be a lot easier to work. It only took about 15 years, about 10 years really, I guess." Today, the jazz scene in New York is much like it was back in the early 1950s. A new, younger audience is opening up for Mose Alison, though, in intimate little cabarets that offer easy cover charges, no shnt-and-tie dis- crimination and a healthy mix of jazz, folk and rock that's something less than a sonic massage "I think that's a healthy thing The pure jazz dabs don't exist any more, which is just as well because there really wasn't that much inter- est in jazz to support them The market's gone a different way. "It's a media thing, which is tied to the money thing They posh what's sdhrf "Just like the country 'n' western thing. It really knocked me oat recently, the people are tryin" to promote New York as a country 'n' western town That's really too much, man Prague theatre troupe play draws small crowd WINNIPEG (CP) The Black Theatre of Prague, a small troupe of 10 performers, half-filled the Centennial Concert Hall here last night in a one-night-only visit Black Light Theatre is a mixture of luminous props and costumes combined with actors performing against black backdrops. The props appear to have a life of their own as unseen manipulators move various shapes across the stage, interacting with the actors The performance received praise in local reviews v ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 12S1 3rd AVENUE SOUTH EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES H1W Played Till Won (No Number LiwH) IF WON ON A BLUE BONUS CARD (No Limit Purchased) PAYS DOUBLE ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS WUKINDINTIRTAINMINT Thurtday, February 7 "METROS" Friday, Ftbruary 8 "METROS" Saturday, February 9: upstairs "RAYMOND CANADIANS" "MUELLER'S MUSIC MAKERS" Feb. 14th to 20th PARAMOUNT THEATRE RESERVE SEAT Tickets Now On Sale AT LEISTERS college cinema STARTS TOMORROW Wed., Thurs., Shows 7-9 p.m. Saturday at 1-3-5-7 and 9 p.m. A BREATH-TAKING SPECTACLE OF WILD SPLENDOR AND FURY! FAMILY TECMttOlMf Children up to 14 yrt. of age All others over 14 yrs. No Passes no Golden Age' No Gift Tickets paramount NOW SHOWING f.m. From Ihe producer of Bullin and "The French Connection" ADULT-HOT SUITABLE TIJK FOR CHILDREN ffjH SEVEN-UPS They take the third degree one step further rBJECTIONABLC TO SOU! Prs-oemi THE sevf N-WS A PHU.1P O ANTONM PRODUCTION Starrrnq FtOY TONY iO 81ANCO I AflRY MA1NES ;