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The Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 3, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 LETHBRIOQE HERALD Thursday, January 3, Ex-Soviet Marshal dies MOSCOW (Reuter) Mar- shal Konstantin Vershinin, former commander-in-chief of the Soviet air force and one of the survivors of the Stalinist military purges of the 1930s, has died here at the age of 73, it was officially an- nounced Wednesday. From a peasant family, he served in the ranks of the Red army during the Russian civil war which followed the 1917 Bolshevik revolution. After- wards he helped in the forma- tion of the country's young air force. During the late 1930s he held several important command posts but although thousands of his military colleagues were arrested after the claim- ed discovery of a plot by senior officers to overthrow the Soviet state, the purges passed him by. During the Second World War he commanded Soviet air force operations on the vital southern front in the early stages of the conflict. Later, he was in charge of offensive operations as the German forces retreated from the Soviet Union> and Eastern Europe. Here are the ANSWERS for NEWS QUIZ for the Week PART 1: 1 -January; 2-Jewish; 3-b; 4-David NDP; Robert Stanfield, PC; PART II: 1-c; 2-e; 3-d; 4-a; PART III: 1-d; 2-a; 3-e; 4-b; .PICTURE QUIZ: United Nations Kurt YOUR FAVORITE SONGS YOUR FAVORITE O U A great pride in V your listening i E S 0 N for your listening YOUR FAVORITE SONGS YOUR FAVORITE Calls story a fake Actor Carroll O'Connor, in a letter to the Texas AFL-CIO Labor Newsv called a story in that publi- cation, published under his name, "A complete fabrication." He told the publication that his attorney is proceeding with legal action. The article called for the impeachment of the President. O'Connor stars in the TV series "All in the Film parallels Monroe legend MEAGHERS )DMnTR By BRUCE RUSSELL HOLLYWOOD (Reuter) A Hollywood film company is rushing out a film which closely parallels the legend of Marilyn Monroe. The film contains a thinly- disguised account of her marriages with baseball star Joe DiMaggio, author Arthur Miller and her alleged affair with the late United States Senator Robert Kennedy, as related in the latest biography of her by Pulitzer Prize- winning author Norman Mailer. The film The Sex Symbol, casting singer Connie Stevens as Miss Monroe, follows the success of Mailer's controver- sial book entitled Marilyn. Mailer has come under heavy fire for the amount of speculation contained in the book, and he has been sued by the author of another Marilyn Monroe biography for alleged unauthorized use of copyrighted material. The Hollywood Women's Press Club, made up of woman reporters and publicists, reinstated its Sour Apple award in December to give it to Mailer. AUTHOR CRITICIZED The women bitterly criticiz- ed him for "cashing in on the tragedy of a great star with a cruelly unauthentic version of her life story." Replying personally to the lawsuit filed by an earlier biographer, Maurice Zolotow, Mailer said there had been adequate attribution to Zolotow in his book and pay- ment had been made for use of copyrighted material. A settlement is being sought out of court. The producers of The Sex Symbol have attempted to head off both lawsuits and charges of sensationalizing by making their film with fic- titious names. But Miss Stevens, looking uncannily like Marilyn with a cloud of curly blonde hair, pointed nose and chin and large round golden earrings, makes no effort to hide who she is playing. Miss Monroe became one of Hollywood's great tragic legends in 1962 when she end- ed a stormy career by taking an overdose of barbiturates. The Sex Symbol is being made as a television film but Miss Stevens says it will possibly be released as a com- mercial movie. Husband No. 1 is played by young actor Bill Smith cast as a professional footballer, and Husband No. 2 by character actor James Olson, playing a painter. The "Robert Kennedy" role has been given to a close ac- quaintance of -Miss Monroe, Don Murray, who played op- posite her in Bus Stop. Murray says he knew Miss Monroe at what was probably the happiest time of her life. "She was behaving herself on the set and working well. It was right before she married Miller and the bloom of love was still there." Of Miss Stevens' portrayal he says: "Connie has got very close indeed to the character. The first day I saw her do a scene I was struck by the fact she had so many mannerisms of the way she moved her body and a lot of her ex- pressions." Murray says he was un- aware when he took the role that the public might presume he was playing Robert Kennedy. Bring your boards and come for the room. Room to ski your choice of 3 magnificent ski areas. Room to play apres-ski fun in beautiful Banff. Ski-week packages start at three ski areas for the price of one. You get a minimum of five nights accommodation beginning Sunday, five days lifts and five bus-transfers from Banff to ski areas: 9mm WIAOI mown mumr UKE Oar snow comes early, stays late. Likewise our apres- ski. Enjoy it all with a ski-week now, or later! But make your plans early! Clip this coupon and we'll send you complete ski-week package information. Or check with your travel agent or Greyhound bus agent. Please send me your ski-week package information. NAME _ ADDRESS J B Send to: Ski Week ;flox 1296 Banff, INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. Established 1911. Lowtr Floor 517 4th S. Phone 327-1541 TV highlights THURSDAY MOVIE WESTERN: "A I p.m., Ch. 7. Two retired gunfighters whose friendship is tested by the notion of a showdown for profit. MOVIE DRAMA: "Short Walk to p.m., Ch. 13. A repeat of the film about people trapped in the New York subway following an earthquake. COMEDY: Carol Burnett, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. Tim Conway and Steve Lawrence are the special guests. CRIME DRAMA: Ironside, 9 p.m., Ch. 13. Heroin to be used as evidence disappears and one suspect is an old friend of Iron- side. CRIME DRAMA: Streets of San Fruciico, 10 p.m., Ch. 13. Lt. Mike Stone is cleverly framed in an underworld killing. Tests prove his gun was the'murder weapon. SCIENCE FICTION: "The Beast of Hollow 12 midnight, Ch. 7. In Mexico an American rancher encounters a gigantic prehistoric monster which is making off with his cattle. FRIDAY MOVIE MYSTERY: "The 1 p.m., Ch. 13. When a private eye helps a former classmate and her mother to run away, he doesn't know the "family" is involved. Orchestra leader seeks citizenship .LONDON (AP) After five years as principal'conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, Andre Previn has applied for British citizenship. The request is in line with a statement he once made: "For personal and artistic reasons, I prefer living here to anywhere else." Husband of American Public hearing requested CALGARY (CP) A peti- tion bearing more than names has been turned over to the Calgary Board of Educa- tion calling for a public meeting on recently-enacted 50 per -cent pay increases for trustees. The increase voted by the trustees made their annual salaries of the highest for board members in Canada and raised a public outcry. The names must be checked for authenticity before being presented formally to the board. If names are found valid, provincial law re- quires the board to call a public meeting within 21 days of the presentation, likely at the next meeting Jan. 8. School board chairman Harald Gunderson says a meeting must be called if the petition passes muster but he predicted the pay increase would stand. Former trustee Bob Dixon, spokesman for the petitioners, said the petition combined with public and media pressure on the board, likely would force trustees into tak- ing some action on the raises. actress Mia Farrow and father of their twin sons, Previn, 44, was born a German citizen in Berlin. He became a naturalized American in 1943, and later gained fame as a writer of musical scores for Hollywood films. MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and Carol Neblett, New York opera soprano, were married New Year's Eve. Miss Neblett gained national attention in 1973 when she sang part of the title role of the opera Thais in the nude during a performance in New Orleans. NEW YORK (AP) Jose- phine Baker rang in her se- cond half-century in show business on New Year's Eve at Broadway's Palace Theatre. Singing sweet, hot and blue through rhinestone encrusted microphones that matched a spangled wardrobe, she did tunes from "Shuffle in which she began her professional career in 1924 at age 18, numbers from later- vintage musicals, and such inevitable reminders of her Parisian reign as Avec, La Vie en Rose and J'ai Deux Amours. Heading into the wings for one costume change, Miss Baker called back: "I'm not going to do a strip tease; I wish I could, I wish I could." When she spotted a pair of opera-glasses pointed at her, the hooded eyes flashed and she cried, "Don't do that, hold on to your illusions." "An Evening With Jo- sephine Baker" continues through the week, after which she heads back to Monaco and her menage of orphans. '1251 3rd AVENUL; SOUTH EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES. NIW BLACKOUT Till Wen (No Numbtr Limit) No one under i 6 years allowed PUBLIC UPSTAIRS ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY D STAiQg WEEKEND ENTERTAI Thursday, Jan. Friday, Jan. RANCH BOYS" Saturday, Jan. CANADIANS" MUSIC" Alberta Consumer Affairs Branch NEW ADDRESS: BOX 1616 EDMONTON, ALBERTA________ NEW LOCATION: 2ND FLOOR, PETROLEUM PLAZA 9945-108 STREET EDMONTON, ALBERTA, T5K 1G8 229-3079 CONSUMER AFFAIRS PEPSI COLA'S RADIO AND TV LISTINGS MONDAY thru FRIDAY Buryl Clarke 6-50 Farm News 730 News Checkline 10.00 Walt Edwards 1200 John Oliver 1215 Farm News THURSDAY MIGHT 500 Probe 1220 Sports. Market Report 5 40 Local News 6 00 World at 6 00 6 35 Jim Parsons Show 8 00 John Charles Show 1230 Kevin McKenna Show 1230 News 12-40 Sports 1-00 Grain Prices 1 01" Call-'of the Wild Jack Neufeld News 7-00 Paul Tessier 12 00, Roy Rennlck CJOC FRIDAY 5 30 Jim Elliot 6 05 Jack Thys Show 7 50 News, Wthr Sport 8-35 Phone Bill Show 1005 Gord Whitehead 11 00 Jack Thys 12 00 Hour ol Information 1.00 News and Grain Prices 1 05 Gord Whitehead 305 Jim Parsons CHBC-FM 100.9 MONDAY thru FRIDAY 6 a m -12 noon Don McMaster 12noon-6pm Dell-o 6pm -10 p.m. Don Hedman 10 p m -12 midnight Concerts, Overtures and Encores (Bob Concle) SATURDAY 6 a m -12 noon Don McMaster THURSDAY NIGHT 6 00 World at Six 6.30 As It Happens 8 03 Themes and Variations 1000 News, Weather, Sports 1010 From the Capitals 1015 Five Nights a Week 10 30 Our Friend the Flickers 11 00 News 11-03 Inner Ear 1 00 News. Wthr. Sign Off 12 noon-6 pm Don Hedman 6 p- m -1 am Dell-o SUNDAYS 6 am-1 pm Concerts, Overtures and Encores (Bob Concle) 1-2 p.m. The Gashaus Hour (German program) 6 p m -12 Midnight Concerts, Overtures (Bob Concle) CBR FRIDAY 6 05 Eye Opener World at Eight "8 05 Eye Opener 9-13 This Country 1203 Radio Noon 1 fitnrkmarkpt Take Time Off the Record 3-30 Max Ferguson 4 00 BBC News 4 05 Home Run 6 00 World at Six CJOC-TV ChwiiMl 7 (Cabtovtelon Ch. 6) THURSDAY NIQHT Hollywood Squares 5.30 News 6-00 Movie: A Gunfight 8-00 Carol Burnett Movie: Lisa Bright Dark 10.30 Maude 11.00 News P.M. 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