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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Radio, TV host sued for divorce LONDON (fieuter) Hughie Green, quiz master, and host of the radio and television Opportunity Knocks show for 17 years, is being sued for divorce by his wife, Claire, after nearly 33 years' marriage. Mrs. Green, 52, the former Audrey Claire Wilson, now liv- ing in Montreal, alleges that her marriage has broken down irretrievably because she and her husband have liv- ed apart for more than five years. They have two children. DETROIT, (AP) Is there a new Fanne Foxe? R.A, HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Suite 8 St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Lethbridge The stripper, who gained fame with her plunge into Washington's Tidal Basin and her friendship with Representative Wilbur Mills, says she wants to de- emphasize stripping in her performance. Miss Foxe, 39, said her new act will contain singing and dancing. She said two male dancers will perform with her. But pressed as to whether she will strip, Miss 'Foxe would say only that her act will contain some surprises. LOS ANGELES (AP) Recording stars Gladys Knight and the Pips have sued their longtime record com- pany, Motown, for alleging Motown withheld record royalties and damaged their careers through an il- legal management arrangement. "GOOD NEWS" MISSION POSSIBLE IN CHRIST EVERY THURSDAY P.M. CABLE CHANNEL 2 FULL GOSPEL BUSINESSMEN S FELLOWSHIP For More Ihlormitioh Call FRANK TINORDI it 327-3478 SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "SANK SHOT" starring George C. Scott. Wednesday, February 26. Show at p.m. ADULT. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE PARALLAX VIEW" starring Warren Beatty. Wednesday, February'26. Show at p.m. ADULT. TABER Tower Theatre "DEATH WISH" starring Charles Bronson. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, February 26, 27, 28 and March 1. Shows at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. 747 JUMBO SIGHTSEEING CRUISER WITH STEWARDESS Florid! Dismy World. Washington D.C, Tour. Washington o.c. Cape Kennedy Space Centre, Cocoa Beach, Fort Lauderdale. Miami Beach, Nassau in the Bahamas. Walt Disney World, Pensacola, San Antonio El Paso. Juarez Mexico, Phoenix, Las Vegas. Feb. AS LOW AS S' Hit Ranchers' Tour. (To Idaho, Nevada, California, Mexico) Reno, San Francisco, Hollywood. Disneyland. Las :Vegas aboard the 747 Jumbo Sightseeing Cruiser ol Northern Bus. San Diego, Mazatlan, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarto aboard the luxury P C Princess Cruise Ship. 20 day tours. Escorted by Steve and Cathy Kotch. Feb. 241h. Twin as low as Co-sponsored by Northern Tours and Thomas 'Cook World Travel Service. Limited amount ot space per tour. (Ma Winter tarns Wind-Down Mday four Feb. 28th 16 days. Reno, San Francisco. Fishermans Whart, Knotts Berry Farm, Hollywood, Disneyland, San Diego, Tijuana Mexico. Palm Springs. Las Vegas. AS LOW AS S33 1 Disniylind. Sin Dligo, Tijuani. Lis Viga Tour. Reno, San Fran- cisco. Fisherman's Wharf, Hollywood. Universal Studios. Knotts Berry Farm. Palm Springs. March 1st, 16 days AS LOWAS LaS Vegas Special- March days AS LOW AS Winllr Fun Flinj. Las Vegss. Reno. Palm Springs. .March 13th, 11 days......................-. AS LOW AS Florida, Disney World, Washington, D.C. Tour. Washington, D.C., Cape Kennedy Space Centre, Cocoa Beach, Forl Lauderdale, Miami Beach, Nassau in the Bahamas, Walt Disney World. Pensacola. San Antonio. El Paso. Juarez Mexico, Phoenix, Las Vegas. Mar. 17-24 days AS LOW AS S699.SO Easter Holiday Golf i Gamble Special. Las vegas. paim Springs. March 28lh 9 days............ AS LOW AS Easier Holiday Tour. Reno, San Francisco, Fisherman's. Whart. Disneyland Hollywood, Universal Studios, Las Vegas. March 27th, 11 days...................................... AS LOW AS Florida, Disney World. D.C TOUr. Washinton, D.C., Cape Kennedy Space Centre, Cocoa Beach. Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, Nassau in the Bahamas, Walt Disney World, Pensacola, San Antonio. El Paso. Juarez, Mexico, Phoenix. Las Vegas. 24 days April 5 AS LOW AS. Calilfjmla S TijUlM San Francisco. Disneyland. San Diego. Tijuana. Palm Springs. 16 days. April 7 AS LOW AS S331 California, Tijuana Special. (Same as above for the places. 16 days April 19.............. AS LOW AS Las VqiS Special. 7 days. April 23........... AS LOW AS Kentucky Derby Nashville Spielil. 20 days. April 25. AS LOW AS Combination. Luxury' Motor Coach and Steamship Cruises to Mexico and Hawaii. SEVEUl DEW JUKIO 747 SIGHTSEEIM CDWIIS HOW III NOrHHEIH'S FLEET "World's Only Airline Service On The Ground" NORTHERN BUS TOURS (EXOTIC INTERNATIONAL TOURS) College Mall Phoni THOMAS TRAVEL-LETHBRIDGE Phone 329-3336 Best actress nominations Nominations for best performance by an actress in this year's Oscar awards were announced Monday in Los Angeles. They are: Ellen Burstyn, top left, "Alice Doesn't Live Here Faye Dunaway, top right; Gena Rowlands, botton left, "A Woman Under The Valerie Parrine, bottom centre, and Diahann Carroll, bottom right, "Claudine." The Oscar awards will be announced April 8. Folklore studies indicate B.C. folksongs untapped VANCOUVER (CP) When Phil Thomas came to British Columbia from RCAF service in England and India after the Second World War, he was looking for stability. He's still here and his search for the fundamental things of the land and the peo- ple who work it has turned into a study of folklore. "My generation had been fragmented by the Depression and the he said. "We felt rootless. We needed to es- tablish a sense of identity.-" Over the years he has trav- elled thousands of miles in B.C., listening to stories and recording folksongs. FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES DANCE Friday, Feb. 28 9 p.m. Music by "VARIETY MEN" EAGLES HALL Street North ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd AVENUE SOUTH. EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES NIW BLACKOUT Played Till Won (No Number Limit) IF WON ON A BLUE BONUS CARD (No Limit Purchased) PAYS DOUBLE No under 1S ELKS and INVITED QUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT Friday, February 28th "CHARADES" Saturday, March UPSTAIRS "VARIETY MEN" DOWNSTAIRS "ALBERTA RANCH BOYS" HOTEL Lounge ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY "STORMIN" SWEET RAIN" Tavern: TOM and KURT Mini SIS. Ami BI-3IM icaNaoa HOTfl "There is a great subterra- nean store ol untapped folk- songs in B.C. But it's elusive. People won't sing their own songs-if the listener's ear isn't willing. They are afraid of a rebuff." Mr. Thomas has a library of taped songs and ballads, many passed on from one generation to the next. But some are pri- vate songs. "One old man was a cowboy in the early homesteading days in Alberta. He made up his own songs when he was out on the range. I persuaded him to sing some of them and his daughter, who was visiting him at the time, said she had never heard them." Mr. Thomas said most of the songs deal with logging, fishing and mining. "One thing the songs have in com- mon is the feeling. The work these men did was in their blood." Some are adaptations of songs from other countries. Others are adapted from one job to another. "Folklore must be orally transmitted to be authentic. It must have the life of the mouth and ear. Songs die if they are written down and passed around on songsheets." Mr, Thomas, a school- teacher, does most of his collecting during the summer holidays. "Usually I am given a name of an old-timer who has been heard to sing strange songs. I visit'him with a recorder and get him talking about the past. "Then I ask him to sing. I ask him to sing a song that has been part of his life. "Usually at first the singer will just sing any folksong he remembers, like Greensleeves .or some other well-known ballad. "So I listen and record it and let him go on. As he gains confidence, he starts to give me the real, authentic music." battle over RICHMOND, Vt. (AP) Inventor Edward LaForce says he plans to pay the Inter- nal Revenue Service the more than he owes but "there's not much I can do at this stage of the game" because federal agents have locked him out of his workshop. LaForce, 60, owes the IRS in federal withholding taxes and social security payments for his 30 employees. Wednesday, February 26, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 First Oscar nomination delights veteran actor LOS ANGELES (AP) "It's astounding, I'm an exuberant Fred Astaire said after his first Mo- tion Picture Academy Award nomination, for his supporting role as a debonair con man in The Towering Inferno. Astaire has been in films since 1933, but not until Mon- day's nominations has the dancer ever been in con- sideration for an Academy Award. "When I first heard the news, I felt he said. "I said Who? What? I couldn't believe The 47th annual nominations offered no real surprises but a few superlatives. Paramount re ceived the most nominations of any studio in Warner brothers trailed with 10. Francis Ford Coppola amassed a record five homi- nations writing, directing and producing The Godfather Part II and for writing and producing The Conversation. Motion Picture Academy rules prevented him from being nominated for directing The Conversation as well as the Godfather. Direc- tors cannot be named for two pictures. Television comic Art Carney won his first Academy nomination as best actor for Harry and Tonto. The others, who have been nominated before but never won the Oscar, are: Albert Finney, Murder on the Orient Ex- press; Dustin Hoffman, Len- ny; Jack Nicholson, China- town; and Al Pacino, The Godfather Part II. Nor have any of the best ac- paramount at and p.m. ADULT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN JAMES BOND FRED ASTAIRE tress nominees won before: Ellen Burstyn, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore; Diahann Carroll, Claudine; Faye Dunaway, Chinatown; Valerie Perrine, Lenny; and Gena Rowlands, A Woman Under the Influence. Chinatown and The God- father Part II, which topped the nominations with II apiece, were named for best picture of 1974, along with The Conversation, The Towering Inferno and Lenny. Ingrid Bergman, a two-time winner as best actress; was nominated in the supporting category for her role in Murder on the Orient Ex- press. Also named were: Valentina Cortese, Day for Night; Madeline Kahn, Blaz- ing Saddles; Dianne Laddj Alice Doesn't Live Here Any- more; and Talia Shire, Godfa- ther II. II IAN FLEMING'S "THE IMAM WITH THE GOLDEN paramount cinema TONITE THURS. at and p.m. IDULT-NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN BeautyQueens- itsCanyOn'andBustl Show Times PARAMOUNT THEATRE: MAN WITH GOLDEN GUN: LAST COMPLETE SHOW: ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOB CHILDREN PARAMOUNT CINEMA: Short CARRY ON QIRLS: LAST COMPLETE SHOW: ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA: Shorl Subjects: HARRAD SUMMER: LAST COMPLETE SHOW: RESTRICTED ADULT ITALIAN CANADIAN CLUB SUPPER and DANCE Saturday, March p.m. GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB 6th St. and 9th Ave. North La Sanga will be served TICKETS PURCHASED IN ADVANCE For Tickets phone 328-1282 or call any committee member. For Members and Invited Guests Only! college, cinema SHOWING TONITE and THURS. at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT First The Harrad Experiment and then they were ready fora... SUMMER ...are you? A Dennis F Slevpns Cinema Ans Pfoduci-on WEDNESDAY at the LEGION "THE METROS" Members and Invited Guests only! BREAKFAST MEETING Saturday, March 1 9 a.m. El Rancho Motor Hotel Price or come hear speaker at 10 a.m. Drs. Peter Jean Blcnkinsop Medical Doctors Share of Gods Healing Power. Of Anglican background these Doctors have entered into the Dimension of prayer for their patients recovery, since they them- selves experienced the power of the Holy Spirit, and have seen miraculous healings as a result. Presented by FULL GOSPEL BUSINESS MEN S FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL Don't "GOOD LISTENING CJOC RADIO" WIN si OOP ;