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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Shot horse, man jailed CALGARY (CP) - Donald James Rogers, 17, of Calgary was sentenced to two months Todays Showtirnes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects - 2:15, 7:00, 9:00 "Snowball Express" 2:45, 7:30, 9:35 Last Complete Show - 9:00 Family PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects - 7:15 9:20 "Wedding in White" 7:40, 9:45 Last Complete Show - 9:20 Restricted Adult COLLEGE CINEMA "Grand Tour" 8:00 One Complete Show - 8:00 Family imprisonment for shooting a horse. District Court judge H. S. Rowbotham said the shooting was a "cowardly and despicable act" made worse by the fact the animal belong to poor people. Rogers was convicted after the crown presented evidence that a stallion, mare and colt were found dead Sept. 27 on the Sarcee Reserve southwest of the city. A veterinarian said he recovered a spent slug from the stallion and, although he could not find one in the mare, concluded she died from bullet wounds also. The colt had been eaten by coyotes. Vaudeville stars return Thursday, February 22, 1973 - THE LETHBRIDSE HEFALD - 7 ALLOWED TO COUGH GRANBY, Que. (CP) - A Granby resident, suffering from the flu, decided to see a doctor and left wishing he hadn't. The remedy-no more smoking, no more cold drinks, no speaking, no skiing, and no late nights. However, he was allowed to cough, the doctor said. THE EAGLES Present For Your Dancing Pleasure . . . "MUELLERS MUSIC MAKERS" Friday, Feb. 23-9 p.m. EAGLES HALL - 13th St. North MEMBERS and INVITED GUESTS To marry Flip Rosylin "Roz" Taylor, above, daughter of the dean of students at Shasta College, Redding, Calif., says she and comedian Flip Wilson probably will marry in about six months, but "it's supposed to be a big secret." Miss Taylor is 26 and Wilson is 33.' TORONTO (CP) - Draw the lace curtains, dear, and straighten the doilies on the sofa in the parlor. The O'Connor sisters are coming to call, and we're going to have a grand time recalling the good old days of show biz. The O'Connor Sisters-Vera, Geraldine, Kathleen and Madeleine-were big in the great days of vaudeville, which went out of fashion in the late 1930s. They're living in retirement now at Aldenvood, west of Toronto. But with the encouragement of CBC radio producer Doug Byers, they came out of retirement recently to record their reminiscenses and 13 of their songs with another show business veteran, pianist Horace Lapp, now 72. A n hour-long program- There's No Business-will be broadcast by the CBC AM radio network on Friday night, and again on the CBC FM network Saturday, Feb. 23 and 24. It will be part of the series, The Entertainers. The story of the O'Connor sisters begins when they were invited to do a school show in Buffalo after making a neighborhood repuY.tion for their singing. From then on, it was a steady rise to stardom on the U.S. vaudeville circuit, playing on programs with such greats as Sophie Tucker, Buster Keaton, Al Jolson, W. C. Fields, Will Rogers, Jimmy Durante, and most of the Barrymores. They played the big theatres in New York, Chicago, and points in between and beyond. They passed up an opportunity to go to the Follies Bergeres in Paris. Strangely enough, their professional careers were mainly in the U.S., though they came home to Alderwood every summer to their 150-year-old stone house. There were originally six v ~w ~w ~w ~* ^ " - i  FRIDAY and SATURDAY 1  ^Home Cookin" PHILIPS ~ "The Pe�P,e Who Take Time *� Bu'ld �he ,I,B�B^,, Best" Bring you the finest in Stereo Compon-ents now available at: JACK'S RADIO & TV SALES & SERVICE 302 13th St. N. - Phone 327-4979 AT THE  ^ MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLYI ^ MINERS' 733 13th ST. N, 4 4 4 4 LABOR CLCB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. T EVENING ENTERTAINMENT W IN THE CLUBROOMS ^ Friday and Saturday r "COUNTRY BLUES" W Members and their invited guests 4 4 4 4 4 4\ 4 4 ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South fcVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES 10th GAME - $500 JACKPOT IN 55 NOS. $250 IN 56 NOS. - $125 IN 57 NOS. If no bingo called after 57 numbers we will continue for $50 BONUS JACKPOT - 50 NOS. If no bingo called we will continue for $50. NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS AUOWEDI PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS Weekend Entertainment for ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY THURSDAY, FEB. 22-SUNSET FOUR FRIDAY, FEB. 23-SUNSET FOUR SATURDAY, FEB. 24-FOUR HITS AND A MISS SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON - Mayfair Theatre Walt Disney's "SNOWBALL EXPRESS" - In Technicolor. Starring Dean Jones, Nancy Olson and Keenan Wynn. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 22, 23 and 24. Thursday show at 8:15 p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD - Empress Theatre Walt Disney's "SNOWBALL EXPRESS" - In Technicolor. Starring Dean Jones, Nancy Olson and Keenan Wynn. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 22, 23 and and 24. Thursday show at 7:30 p.m. Family. PINCHER CREEK - Fox Theatre Walt Disney's "SNOWBALL EXPRESS" - In Technicolor. Starring Dean Jones, Nancy Olson and Keenan Wynn. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 22, 23 and 24. Thursday show at 8:15 p.m. Family. TABER - Tower Theatre Walt Disney's "SNOWBALL EXPRESS" - In Technicolor. Starring Dean Jones, Nancy Olson and Keenan Wynn. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 22, 23 and 24. Thursday shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Family. Located across the street from the Paramount Theatres Now! Lethbridge's Newest TAKE-OUT SERVICE Town Chef Superb BEEF DIP to GO! Tender roast beef in a big crusty hogey bun, zesty au jus gravy, crisp french fries. 1.45 INDIVIDUAL PACK Delightfully different for parties, take out lunches, and at-home dining. 3 or more orders delivered FREE anywhere in Lethbridge PHONE 327-6412 Ihe Coton Chef O'Connor sisters in show business, but when some married or left the stage, they formed a quartet and then a trio. They describe vaudeville as "the soul of the theatre and the stage." The stage in the first third of tins century didn't deserve t he reputation some people gave it. The sisters recount their memories with eagerness. Their voices are still strong, though vibrato now tends to give way. Seme of their unforgettable songs, I'm Sitting On Top of the World, Swanee, Memories, Open Up Your Face With a Smile, and I Shouldn't Mind if You Found Someone New are part of theatrical history. SUPERSTITIOUS LOT PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) - Police said thousands of Africans threatened to riot because they thought a mule harbored the spirit of a witch doctor. So the police shot the mule. CHICKEN COUNT QUEBEC (CP) - There were 23.5 million chickens and hens in Quebec as of June 1, 1972, an increase of 2.5 per cent over the previous year, the statistics bureau said. paramount ; cinema ^ NOW SHOWING GOOD AND BAD NEWS ABOUT FILM TRADE At 7:15 and 9:25 p.m. 8th SL 8c 4Ui Avs. South. 327-5100 WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY LETHBRIDGE'S OWN "BILL FRUETT" WINNER OF 3 CANADIAN FUMAWARDS "Wedding is worth its weight in Chantilly lace" TORONTO (CP) - Theatrical producer Richard Gregson, in Toronto after a long absence, has some good and bad news about the Canadian movie industry. The good news: United States movie-makers are interested in | making more films in Canada ' because investment money is easy to obtain, The bad news: Movies about Canada don't sell well south of the border. "It's all right if you stick to adventure films, but anything about Canada as a country won't catch on," he said. "Its very strange, but Americans dont seem to know anything about Canada. Some of them are very confused about its location. They certainly aren't like that about Mexico." Mr. Gregson, in Toronto this week with Cyrano, the musical he is producing at the Royal Alexandra. Theatre, also had some observations about the city he left in 1948, after graduating from Upppr Canada College, an exclusive school for boys. "Im staggered by the changes since I lived here," he said in an interview. FOUND LIFE DULL The producer, evacuated at age 10 from bomb-torn London during the Second world War, spent eight years attending school in Toronto. He said he found life ' dull during those years. "But now Toronto is a very attractive city,' he said. "It has managed better than many American cities to maintain both the old and the new in its architecture." After leaving Toronto, Mr. Gregson worked for a time as a merchant sailor, spent a few years as a professional tea-taster in Ceylon and Jakarta, and eventually returned to London. There he worked in publishing and finally wound up as a literary and theatrical agent. In 1967, he went to California, left the agency business, and produced the film Downhill Racer, starring Robert Redford. Cyrano, based on Edmond Rostands play, Cyrano de Ber- gerac, stars Canadian Christopher Plummer, who also did the play at the Stratford Theatre in Stratford, Ont., in 1962. The musical is Mr. Gregson's first stage production. "'-ii�V.'"'�_..>"* '^^^iSM^ llESTRICTED starnng DONALD PLEASENCEf ADULT * CAROL KANE The Nationtl Library in Ottawa has a collection of more than 400,000 volumes. Leihbridge Community College Harlequin Players Present "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" A Two Act Musical Comedy Featuring all the famous characters 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. Tickets On Sale at LEISTER'S MUSIC, 4th Ave. ALL TICKETS $1.00 COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT - CITY OF LETHBRIDGE PUBLIC SWIMMING AND SKATING SCHEDULE Saf., FRITZ SICK POOL �'   i . "-. - r'�:.Family Swim 10-12 Noon Noon Swim (Adults Only) 12 - 1 p.m. Free Public Swim 1 - 3:30 p.m. Public Swim (Regular Admission) 7:30-9:30 p.m: Public Swim 3-6 p.m. - - � " F "--1 - - Public Swim 1 - 3 p.m. Family Swim 3:30 - 5 p.m. Public Swim 6-8 p.m.  - r --- Noon Hour Swim (Adults Only) 12-1 p.m. ADAMS PARK ICE CENTRE Free Public Skate 2 - 4 p.m. Mothers and Pre-Schoolers Free Skating 10-12 Noon Free Public Skate 2-4 p.m. Public Skate 7 - 9 p.m. Public Skate 2-4 p.m. and 8-10 p.m. Beginners Skate 1 - 2:30 p.m. Public Skate 3 - S p.m. Family Skate 6 - 7:30 p.m. HENDERSON1 PARK ICE CENTRE Free Public Skats 2 - 4 p.m. Public Skate 7-9 p.m.. Public Skating 2-4 p.m. . Free Public Skating 4 - 5:30 p.m. CIVIC icr CENTRE Free Public Skating 2 - 4 p.m. Beginners Skate 1 - 2-30 p.m. Public Skate 3-5 p.m. I'll' NOTE: The Fritt Sick Pool will be closed all day Thursday, February 22nd STEVE McQUEEN/ALI MacGRAW in'THE GETAWAY"A FIRST ARTISTS PRESENTATION' CO-STARRING BEN JOHNSON  AL LETTIERI AND SALLY STRUTHERS AS"FRA\"- SCREENPLAY BY WALIER .HILL- FROM THE NOVEL BY JIM THOMPSON  MUSIC BY OUINCY JONES ASOI.AR/fOSTER'BROWER PRODUCTION  PRODUCED BY DAVID FOSTER AND MITCHELL BROWER- DIRECTED BY SAM PECh.NFAH f ILI/EO m TOCO-AO 35  TECHNICOLORr- A NATIONAL GENERAL PICTURES RELEASE r DELUXE SHOWS At 7:00 and 9.15 p.m - RESTRICTED ADULT- STARTING 20th An. & M�yor Mapath Dr, 328430a ;