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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Maritime singers tops ANNE MURRAY TORONTO (CP) Miritim- ers took top honors at ore- seotatkn of the 1970 GoW Leaf Awards, the Canadian music industry's annual tribute to its most distinguished representa- tives. But the greatest applause at the a w a r d s ceremony in St. Lawrence Hall went to a man outside the Juneau, chairman of the Cana- dia Radio-Television Commis- sion. Mr. Juneau was acclaimed 1970's man of the year by the industry, because of the in- creased Canadian content reg- ulations imposed on Canadian broadcasters earlier this year by the CRTC. The regulations were pro- posed early last year, and one in particular requiring AM radio station! to have at least 30 per cent Canadian content Top vocalist in their daily musical pro- Be sure to take advantage of E! Rancho's framing-brought about what todustry spokesman refer- red to as "Year One" for a rulv Canadian music industry. FAMOUS FOR SNOWBIRD Unquestionably, the biggest tar of the year was Anne lurray, the young Nova cotian singer who rose to in- ernational fame in 1970 with _ recording of Gene MacLel- aii's Snowbird. She was on hand to personal- y accept her award as the ear's top female vocalist. Naming the other Maritime winners who came before MacLellan, Canadian com- loser of 1970, Stompin' Tom Jonnors, top country male singer and Myrna Lorrie of he Halifax TV series Country- ime, top country female sinfr er Miss Murray proclaimed that the "Maritime Mafia" had ust scratched the surface. Mr. Connors, who like Mr itacLellan is a resident of >rince Edward Island, said he was accepting the award on behalf of the young people of that province. !FOR THE PRICE OF 1 FOOD SALE Special in effect Today to Saturday, Feb. 27. In our Main Dining Room. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY KATURE- t ALBERTA ROAST PRIME RIBS OF BEEF FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FEATURE- HALF FRIED CHICKEN EL RANCHO STYLE Phone 327-5701 for Reservationsl SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE GOOD EARTH" Starring Paul Muni and Luise Rainer. Wednesday, February 24 only at p.m. Family. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "YOU CAN'T WIN 'EM ALL" In color. Starring Tony Curtis and Charles Bronson. Wednesday, February 24. Show at p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK-Fox Theatre "THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T In color. Starring Jane Fonda, Gig Young, Michael Sarrazin and Susannah York. Wednesday and Thursday, February 24 and 25. Wednesday show at p.m. Restricted Adult. RAYMOND Capitol Theatre Special Midnight Show Wednesday, February 24 at 12 Midnight. "CURSE OF THE MUMMY'S TOMB" In Technicolor. Starring Peter Gushing and Christopher Lee. Adult. TABER Tower Theatre "ACT OF HEART" In color. Starring Genevieve Bujold and Donald 'Mash' Sutherland. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday ani Saturday, February 24, 25, 26 and 27. Wed- nesday shows at and p.m. Adult. Get out of life Tatu family IB a mcvit Miss Lottie was the only one o! the top singers who has not made a recording, but was voted the award for her per- formances on the television se- ries. SNOWBIRD BEST SINGLE Brian Ahem, also from the Maritimes, received the award for the best production single for 1970, Snowbird, as well as the award for best production in a middle of the road album, Anne Murray's Honey, Wheat and Laughter. The top male vocalist was Gordon L i g h t f o o t, who re- ceived the same award in 1967 and was top folk-singer every other year since 1965. He was not present at the awards ceremony. The 1970 top folk singer was Bruce Cockburn. The top vocal instrumental group was Guess Who, winner in the same cate- gory in 1965, 1967, 1968, and 1969. Another of the 1969 winners, The Mercey Brothers, again were selected as top country instrumental vocal group. East Kootenay protests show CRANBROOK, B.C. (CP) Leaders of five farmer and rancher associations in British [tolumbia's East Kootenay area lave joined in a letter of pro- test over a CBC television doc- umentary televised nationally Dec. 2. Entitled This Land, the pro- gram dealt with a die off of Bighorn sheep that occurred in 1964 in the Bull River area, near Cranbrook. The letter, sent to the CBC, the Canadian Radio Televi- sion Commission and members of parliament, charges that TV viewers heard a commen- tary filled with distortions and, in some instances, lies. The ranchers said the CBC show laid the blame for the dead sheep on the ranchers anc over grazing and they asked whether the CBC has the cour age to present tie complete story. Fish and w i 1 d 1 i f e officials said studies during the last two years had shown that the sheep die-off was primarily due tr pneumonia caused by a lung worm infection among the sheep. The studies show, they said, that over grazing was only one of the factors involved in weakening the sheep and al- lowing the disease to spread. Wednesday, February 24, THE LITKMIDOt HERALD 7 Drama in high Arctic COPPERMINE, N.W.T. (CP) I Eskimos settlement on the Arc- .___ l.Inrl tin 1 IWirlh the stage kind- came to the high Arctic this I week as an Edmonton based i schoo! theatre group visits six i small northern communities to perform plays for school chil- tic coast about miles north of Edmonton. It will present three one-act plays, one for chil- dren in Grades 1 to 3, one for those in Grades 4 to fcryj one for Grades 6 and up. "For many of these children, it will be the firs' live drama Astronaut quits NIW ROMANCE Jean Petert, actress wife of Howard Hughes, and Stanley Hough, president in charge of production at 20th Century-Fox studio, may marry if dicorces Hughes. pictured at a Hollywood theatre last year and been dating steadily. She is separated from the recluse billionaire and has indicated she plant a divorce. ______ dren. Edmonton's C i t a d e! On-! J_JUll.V.4k-Vll _ II. Iliil Wheels opened Tuesday in tlus performance they have ever said Olive Findlar.d, bus- iness manager of Citadel The- atre in Edmonton. "It will ba an exciting event In their WASHINGTON (Reuter) young lives." President Nixon has accepted the resignation of Michael Col- lins, one of the Apollo 11 as- tronauts, as assistant secretary of state for public affairs. Col- lins, who held the post for 14 months, quit to become director CATHOLIC CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL Presents ''THE MOUSE THAT ROARED" A COMEDY FRIDAY, FEB. 26-8 p.m. SATURDAY, FEB. 27-8 p.m. SUNDAY, FEB. 28 p.m. Yates Memorial Centre Studenh Adults Tickets on wit at Uisttr'i and at deer New CBC building decision soon OTTAWA (CP) The CBC expects to decide by March 31 on the location of a new trans- mission tower in Toronto, CBC President George Davidson said Tuesday. He also told the Commons public accounts committee the CBC will decide sometime this year on the location of a build- ing to consolidate offices and equipment now spread in 18 buildings throughout Toronto. Alastair Gillespie Etoblcoke) asked what the sav- ings will be if the CBC consoli- dates its Toronto facilities. THANKS FOR WAITING YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR OUR SECOND SHIPMENT OF HITACHI FULLY AUTOMATIC PUSH BUTTON COLOR TVs AND THEY ARE FINALLY HEREI A perfect picture and all you do is push a button. 18" picture, solid itatl) Bist picture attained in seconds through simplified automatic plcturi Kiting button. 100% transistorization. All transisitors carry a 5 year guarantee. Many of you have left your name and address with ui. We are at- tempting to contact all of you now. To lave time and assure yourself of one of these sets please come in as soon as possible. There is only a limited number available first come first served. Mr. Davidson said a 1968 esti- mate is that the CBC would save million to million a ear in rentals, truck use and nessenger services by locating t Don Mills. The CBC building in Toronto vould be built to last 40 or 50 years. Mr. Davidson also told the ommittee that: million consolidation n Vancouver would begin in September, with about mil- on earmarked for the building and the rest for equipment. spending on consoli- ation of facilities in the Mari- mes was unlikely before the late 1970s. Ran Harding (NDP-Ko- otenay West) complained that CBC service in eastern British Columbia is "terrible." He said soft music is played in place of regional news and the weather orecast comes from Toronto. Mr. Davidson promised no immediate relief. Death ruled accidental HOPE, B.C. (CP) A coron- er's jury found that the death near Boston Bar last Novem- XT of Melvin Thomas Kerna ghan. 43, of Calgary was acci dental. Mr. Kernaghan, employed as a CNR tractor operator, was moving the machine on a flat car at a work site when i slipped off the edge of the car and plunged 200 feet into the Fraser Canyon. He was crushed when the tractor rolled over him. The jury said snow on the tractor's tracks caused it t< slip. TELEVISION 'TWO LOCATIONS TO SERVE YOU" 535 13th ST. N. and COLLEGE MALL Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects 'Wild Last Complete PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects "Girl In My Last Complete COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects "Mash" Last Complete Show ELKS PUBLIC BINGO EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOTS IN 48 AND S3 NOS. PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS MEMBERS AND GUESTS IN CANTEEN 1251 3rd South____________ ENTERTAINMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, FEB. 25-TONY SHIRANT FRIDAY, FEB. 26-METROS SATURDAY'S DANCE-METROS THIS WEEK AT THE MOTORHOTEL EMBASSY LOUNGE HARRY BAILEY at the Organ TUESDAY thru SATURDAY r IMPERIAL LOUNGE TERRY and GREG PIRATES COVE CABARET WEDNESDAY 'THE FILTCHMORE WEST" THURSDAY AND FRIDAY "INTERNATIONAL SET" Admission SI.25 f" Perton f the National Air and Space luseum in Washington. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HO5ACK Certified Denial Mechanie National Store Bldg. Ph. 327-7244 lethbridge PARAMOUNT CINEMA 4th AVE Bill ST blOQ NOW SHOWING at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT M'mmM'mmGood! A FlWWffl PRODUCTION PETER SELLERS GOLDIEHAWN HILOR' Fran Cctata Pictures PLUS CARTOON AND FEATURETTE PARAMOUNT NOW SHOWING thru TUESDAY THE NEWCOMERS... together they challenged an untamed land! FAMILY WALT DISNEY PRODUCTIONS prwr.u STE YE JACK FORREST-ELAM KIDS-MolineB SOc Evi. 7Se Continuous Thurs. Fri. Sat. Firit Show at 1 p.m. STARTING TOMORROW COLLEGE CINEMA COLLEGE MALL 328-6300 ACRES OF FREE PARKING LAST TIMES TONIGHT "MASH In Color With Elliot Gould Cenlury-Foxptesenls TOM! TOM! TORA! AN ElMOVrltUAMS TOSH10 HASUOA and KINJI FOKASAKU-Assoc. Produce! OTTO LANG DIRECT FROM ITS SENSATIONAL ROADSHOW ENGAGEMENT! Now For The 1st Time At Popular Prices! ADMISSION PRICES THIS ENGAGEMENT Matinees Adults S1.50 SI. 25 Kids Evenings Adults S1 .75 Students .50 Kids ;