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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta o tax breaks for performers OTTAWA (CP) - Home entertainment and the theatre will benefit from some small tariff cuts announced Monday in Finance Minister John Turner's budget, but artists so far have failed to won the big concessions they want. Import duties are to be reduced on motion picture projectors, theatrical spotlights, phonograph records and pre-recorded magnetic tapes brought into Canada from the U.S. and most European countries. Instructional sound recordings for use in the promotion of knowledge of the arts, sciences, professions, crafts and trades will henceforth come into Canada duty-free from countries enjoying British preferential tariff treatment or most-favored-nations treatment. While Mr. Turner made these tariff reductions as part of a package of scores of import-duty cuts, he gave no special tax treatment for performing artists. At recint meetings of artists in Toronto and Montreal, they complained of lack of recognition for their special problems. Under the Unemployment Insurance Act, actors, musicians and others-unless they are employed on a full-time salaried basis-�re not eligible for insurance benefits. The artists' case is to be put to the federal and provincial governments at a special meeting here early in April. SOUTHERN ALBERL THEATRES CARDSTON - Mayfair Theatre "EVERY LITTLE CROOK AND NANNY" - In Metrocolor. Wednesday, February 21. Show at 8:15 p.m. Adult. FORT MACLEOD - Empress Theatre "MAN FROM NOWHERE" - In color. Starring Corraine Marchand. Wednesday, Show at 7:30 p.m. Adult. PINCHER CRfcEK - Fox Theatre "VANISHING POINT" - In color. You never had a trip like this before. Wednesday, February 21. Show at 8:15 p.m. Restricted Adult. ............ TABER - Tower Theatre "HICKEY AND BOGGS" - In color. Starring Robert Culp and Bill Cosby. Wednesday, February 21, Shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Restricted Adult. Singer marries Spain's popular singer Basilio Antonio Fergus, who sings under the name "Basilio," poses with his new wife, the former Jeanetie Cqwthorne of Vancouver, Canada. The civil ceremony was conducted in London. WOULD YOU BELIEVE? It's our 3rd Anniversary and we are celebrating by offering . . .  5 Hours of Private Instruction  5 Hours of Class Instruction 5 Top Hat Dance Club Parties S FOR ONLY .50 Come in and learn how to become the dancer you've always wanted to be. It's easy . . . It's fun . . . and we'll prove that you can learn . . . and at a saving ... the Monte Carlo Wayl For More Information Call MONTE CARLO DANCE ACADEMY 327-1442 Afternoons and Evenings -� Mon. thru Fri. FINAL 7 DAYS OF OFFER Canada history series on network TORONTO (CP) - Canadian history didn't begin with the Plains of Abraham or end with the British North America Act Royal visit itinerary announced OTTAWA (CP)-Itinerary for ! the visits of the Queen and! Prince Philip was announced Tuesday by the secretary of state department. During their first visit, starting in Ontario, the Royal couple will arrive in Toronto June 25, travel to Cobourg and Kingston, June 27, and Kitchener, London, St. Catharines and.Niagara-pn-the-Lake June 28. On June 29, the two will swing through Brampton, then return to Toronto where they will leave for Charlottetowh June 30. During their three-day visit to Prince Edward Island the couple will take part in that province's centennial celebrations. Before returning to London, they will fly to Regina to attend celebrations of the RCMP centennial July 4, and then to Calgary July 5. During their second visit-July 31 to August 4-they will take part in engagements arid commitments in the Ottawa area associated with the Com-monwealh Heads of Government Conference. Further details of the Otawa visit will be released later. it WEDNESDAY NIGHT at the LEGION Viitce Difrich and Blue" For MEMBERS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY1 Lethbridge Community College Harlequin Players Present II You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown A Two Act Musieal Comedy Featuring all the famous charaeteri from the Schdtz Cartoon 'PATTY' - 'LUCY' - 'SCHROEDER' - 'LINUS' - 'SNOOPY' and 'CHARLIE BROWN' One day in the event filled life of Charlie Brown YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, MARCH 1-2-3 EVENINGS AT 8:00 P.M. - MATINEE SATURDAY 2:00 P.M. Tlckotj On Sal* at LEISTER'S MUSIC, 4th Ave. Adults: $100 - Children: 50c and Sir John A. Macdonald. It has been going on for more than 1,000 years, and-presumably-it will go on for another 1,000 or more. It has had its heroics and pathos. And it can be fun. All this the CBC sets out to prove in a new series, Images of Canada, the first instalment of which will be shown Wednesday night on the CBC-TV English network. . Running weekly until the end of March, the six hour-long color documentaries look at the sweep of Canadian history from coast to coast, and dwell more particularly on the Maritimes, Quebec and Ontario. Later, the CBC plans to do similar programs on Western Canada, to complete a national kaleides-cope of history. Prof. Donald Creighton, author of many popular books on Canadian history including a two-volume biography of Macdonald, The Young Politician and The ,01d Chieftain, stars in the first show. Dick Gregory may end fast TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Comedian Dick Gregory says he will resume eating as soon as the last American prisoners of war return home. Gregory told a group at Pima Community College here that he would protest the vext war "by sitting in a Howard Johnson's restaurant until the war was over. I wouldn't give up eating again if they were fighting in my living room." One weighing more than 288 pounds, Gregory has lived on fruit juice for nearly two years to protest the Vietnam war. VOTING BY BALLOT Voting by ballot was adopted in Canadian federal elections in 1874. Todays ShovVtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects - 7:00, 9:00 "Snowball Express" 7:30, 9:35 Last Complete Show - 9:00 Family Thursday Matinee - "Snowball Express" - 2:15 PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects - 7:15, 9:20 "Wedding in White" 7:40, 9:45 Last Complete Show - 9:20 Restricted Adult COLLEGE CINEMA "Get to Know Your Rabbit" 7:00, 10:10 "Super Fly" - 8:35 Last Complete Show - 8:35 Restricted Adult Thursday Matinee - "Grand Tour" - 2:00 Yes, there really was a Dracula Wednesday, February 21, 1973 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - ,7 CLAY BRICKS Adobe is a Spanish word for sun-dried bricks. PRIVATELY-OWNED There are about 270 privatelv-owr.ed radio stations in Canada. BOSTON (Renter) - Yes, there really was a Dracula. The vampire prince was in fact Vlad Tepes known as the Imipaler. He ruled Walachia, now part of Romiania, from 1456 to 1462. Six years of research by two Boston College professors suggests that while Vlad was not actually a vamipire, he was at least bloodthirsty. His favorite practical joke, they say, was to invite elderly crippled people to a lavish dinner and then set the banquet hall on fire. The Dracula, legend has a growing cult of followers. Travel agencies sponsor special "Dracula tours" to Romania where Dracula is something of a national celebrity, says Prof. Raymond T. McNally, director of the Slavic .and East European Centre at Boston College. McNally and his Romanian-born colleague, Dr. Radu R. Florescu, have written a book called In Search of Dracula. FIND CASTLE Aided in their research by Radu's uncle, George Florescu, a Romanian genealogist who found Dracula's burial place in an old church in 1931, the professors located Dracula's castle on a remote mountain peak near Bistrita, Romania. There was a 1,000-foot sheer drop on all sides, and the ruined castle could be reached only by crossing a rickety foot bridge. The Romanian government plans to restore the castle as a famous landmark. McNally and Florescu have made two other trips to Romania since then, continuing their research with the thought of publishing another book. "Some people think it's a put-on," says McNally, "but it is serious historical research. This is our field." The fictional Count Dracula was the subject of Bram Stoker's novel, published in 1897, which formed the basis of the first screen portrayal of the vampire by Bela Lugosi in 1931. "Stoker's character was based on the real Dracula or Vlad Tepes, and embellished with folklore vamipire tales," says McNally. BIGGEST OWL The great horned owl, nearly two feot in length is the onlv Canadian owl more than 15 inches long. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic Suite 8-304 5th St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Lethbridge ELKS PUBLIC RING0 1251 pre) Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES 10th GAME - $500 JACKPOT IN 55 NOS. $250 IN 56 NOS. - $125 IN 57 NOS. If no binge called after 97 number* we will continue for $50 BONUS JACKPOT - 50 NOS. If no binge called we will continue for $50. NO one under 16 years ALLOWEDl PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS Weekend Entertainment for ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY THURSDAY, FEB. tt-SUNSET FOUR FRIDAY, FEB. 23-SUNSET FOUR SATURDAY, FEB. 24-FOUR HITS AND A MISS paramount 8* St ik 4th Are. South, 327-5100 NOW SHOWING AT 7:00-9:10 P.M. FAMILY It's fractured trees and flying skis ,.. it's a SNOW BALL! KIDS 75c ANYTIME Al'mrtf if BUISA YISU BISTKISlftfON CO., WC. $1973 Hilt BI1M7 fttfKtlMk : ^IValkro^eylUorid TCCHWCOtO* �  citTi win Ditoq m Matinee Thurs. and Fri. at 2 p.m. Saturday Continuous from 1 p.m. till 11:30 p.m. - Doors Open 12 Noonl TOMORROW ONLY AT 2 P.M. and 8 P.M. REGULAR PRICES THE PAST through eyeri of THE PRESENT ANDRE DI LA VARRE JR.* TOUR / Color by DELUXE of  ROME INCLUDING VISIT TO THE VATICAN  GREECE  THE HOLY LAND SACRED TO THE HEARTS OF MILLIONS I  EGYPT_ To the lands where it all began A FEATURE LENGTH PRESENTATION WITH I - ON STAGE COMMENTARY BY GRANT PURVES: LAST TIMES TONIGHT 'SUPERFLY'(N color Also "GET TO KNOW YOUR RABBIT" 1 Written and Directed by Uthbridges own "BILL FRUET" WINNER OF 3 CANADIAN FILM AWARDS including D m "Wedding is worth its weight in Chantilly lace" -TIME MAGAZINE "One of the most haunting and deeply moving films I've seen! Performances that convince and astonish. A powerful work of art... Let it touch you !" - MacLean's "Tugs powerfully at the emotions of an audience... Clings to the memory long after you've left the theatre!" - Toronto Star "Will leave 1972 audiences in wide-eyed amazement!" -Toronto Calendar "An exquisite film achievement from first frame to last."' -Toronto Sun starring DONALD PLEASENCE t CAROL KANE DORIS PETRIE ( Best Supporting Actress)  LEO PHILLIPS PAUL BRADLEY  DOUG McGRATH  BONNIE CAROL CASE  CHRISTINE THOMAS Writer/Director $ILL FRUET  Produced by JOHN VIDETTE:  Photography RICHARD LEITERMAN NOW SHOWING RESTRICTED ADULT paramount cinema th St ft 4th Avs. South, 327-6100 A Dermet Productipns Picture T0NITE thru SAT. ot 7:15 and 9:25 p.m. ;