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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, January 16, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD T Storybook characters used in children's sex manual SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Dick and Jane of storybook fame are running into each other's arms in a new- sex manual for children featuring explicit terms. "Sex is what all people (and all animals and fish and birds and insects) do to make more of the primer Sinatra MC HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (Reuter) Actor singer Frank Sinatra will be one of the masters of ceremonies on the televised Academy Awards shpw April 8, the Mo- tion Picture Academy an- nounced Wednesday. Others already chosen for the four man team are Bob Hope and Sammy Davis, Jr. The fourth name has not been announced. says in its introduction. "It is a very ancient invention.... "Sex has, however, re- ceived a lot of bad publicity, or no publicity at all. This seems strange since it is per- haps the most intense and pleasurable of human activi- ties." The 48-page manual, called The Child's Garden of Sex, was designed for supplement- ary use in junior high schools and will be published next month by the non-profit Zeph- yros Educational Exchange. "No regular textbook pub- lisher seemed to want to take on this taboo, said Jane Speiser, co-ordinator of the book. "Besides, we wanted to make sure that this large gap in classroom biology was filled with some humor and beauty and was erotically sound." Miss Speiser said she ex- LABOR CLUB Corner 2nd Awe. and 13th St. North WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT in the Clubrooms THURSDAY, JANUARY 16 "BOB AT THE ACCORDION" FRIDAY AND SATURDAY JANUARY 17 AND 18 "THE49'ERS" Members and Invited Guests! For Your Musical Listening Entertainment the El Rancho presents In the Aztec Lounge Gene Lennon In the Outrider Tavern Thorsen Brothers In the Frontier Dining Room Harry Bailey In the Cabaret "Boogaloo Walk Band" Thursday, Friday and Saturday (Dress Regulations) 4 egulations) A HOTEL? 327-5701 526 Mayor A Migrith Drivi T SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS" starring James Whitmore. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, January 16, 17, 18. Thursday shows and p.m. Prices: Over 12 years 12 under poets the book to circulate mostly in private schools through Zephyros's network "of about contacts, from convents in Nebraska to the lower East Side in New York." "But school boards being what they are, we don't ex- pect it to be adopted as an of- ficial text anytime she said. .Miss Speiser said the manual, designed to be read in a half hour, has illustrations ranging from movie lovemak- ing to Hindu erotic sculpture. She said its pages can be detached and pasted on walls. Miller, Dorsey, Ellington music local Sunday i'eature Big Band returns to the scene USED SMOKE SIGNALS During man's long history, he found other ways to com- municate that had no need of the spoken word. The ancient Greeks spread news by signal fires and the American In- dians used smoke signals. Show Thursday. January 16 PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects: AIRPORT 75: LAST COMPLETE SHOW: ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects: THE DOVE: LAST COMPLETE SHOW: ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects: WHERE RED FERN GROWS: LAST COMPLETE SHOW: FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT BENNY GOODMAN Vancouver play well received EDMONTON (CP) The Injury, a play for which writer Tom Grainger of Vancouver won a major award, was "well received" here in its world premiere performance. The play made its debut at Corbett Hall'at the University of Alberta and was praised by the Journal critic Dave Woolner for its dramatic appeal and for the technical skill showed by the author. The major criticism was that the message condem- nation of a society that made mortal sin out of illegitimacy is no longer relevant. The Journal critic said an option is held for production on London's End and predicted at least minor success if the option is picked up. ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd AVENUE SOUTH EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 18 GAMES NIW BLACKOUT Played Till Won (No Number Limit) IF WON ON A BLUE BONUS CARD (No Limit Purchased) PAYS DOUBLE No under 16 years allowed PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT FRIDAY, JANUARY TRIO" SATURDAY, JANUARY 18th CANADIANS" TRIO" NIKANDRE ENTERPRISES Presents 3 GREAT GROUPS TOM NORTHCOTT ORIGINAL CASTE MASTERS OF THE AIRWAVES SATURDAY, JAN. to 12 Midnight CANADA WINTER GAMES SPORTSPLEX Tickets and Advance at the Box Office, Sportsplex. By DON PILLING Managing Editor Do you remember how it used to be in the music business back in the 1930's and in the early stages of the Se- cond Great Unpleasantness? That was the era of the big bands when Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Artie. Shaw, to name or.ly a few from the golden times of the entertainment industry, were household words. That's when Miller magic attracted overflow crowds to all the leading ballrooms in the country, and when Good- man's special kind of swing had them dancing in the aisles at the Paramount Theatre in New York. That's when Ellington and Basie, the most durable of all the big bands and there were literally dozens in those days toured east, west, north and south with their toe tapping, captivating sounds that drew sellout crowds wherever and whenever they appeared, whether it was Toledo or Toronto, Denver or Dallas, Montreal or Milwaukee. That's when Dorsey's trom- bone and Shaw's clarinet per- formed marvellous things with such standards as Moonlight in Vermont, Swanee, Begin the Beguine and Stardust. That was the big band era, a Cahlevision firm hurt by surtax VANCOUVER (CP) Premier Cablevision Ltd. said Wednesday a special surtax in the federal budget resulted in a reduction -in the company's earnings for the three months ending Nov. compared with those of 1973. A company statement said 1974 earnings were up six per cent before income taxes, but were three per cent below the 1973 earnings after taxes. Net earnings to Nov. were and paid 21.9 cents a share, compared with 209 or 22.7 a share for the same period of 1973. The statement said income taxes in the 1974 quarter were million, compared with million in the 1973 quarter.' Figures for the quarter do not include earnings from three companies Premier recently purchased Televi- sion Antenna Erectors, Ltd. and Rente! Ltd., both of Dublin; and Keeble Cable Television Ltd. of Toronto. rather extraordinary time, really, in the lives of millions. SUNDAY CONCERT Some of those musical memories will be rekindled Sunday at the Yates Centre when Lethbridge's Big Band, a unique organization by its very nature, is presented in concert. The big band sound will be the theme, and it will be un- derstandable, of course, if nostalgia creeps into proceedings. That's really what it is all about. It's going to be an afternoon of hearing, again, the music of another era when swing was king and there was a melody to a ballad. There'll be no guitars and no amplifiers, but there will be trumpets, trombones and saxaphones aplenty, and a rhythm section td ignite the spark that every big band re- quires. Lethbridge's Big Band is an interesting blend of musical talent, 16 artists in all, who. range from medical doctors to students, from teachers to salesmen, and from dentists to businessmen. The band was actually born some 10 years ago when a few holdovers from the swing era got together for a session or two, or three. "It was a good way for some of us who the music of the big band era to says trumpeter Dr. Fred Wood, one of the band's original members. INTEREST GREW Interest grew in the local musical colony and soon there was a full compliment of musicians. The Big Band, as it has been known all along, was formed and the decision made to offer its kind of music to the public. The band has played for a variety of dances and balls, been featured on television and in concert for a number of worthy causes. The band and its music has been widely accepted, by both young and old, throughout Southern, Alberta, southeastern B.C. and even in Montana. Band members were also instrumental in the formation of the Lethbridge Collegiate stage band, which has won national recognition. "Actually we've helped one says Dr. Wood. "There have been times when we needed people to round out the band's personnel and the younger set has done just that." He adds that "we gave them the experience of playing with a big band, their interest in this kind of music grew and it soon passed.through the ranks at the Co'llegiate." As was the case at the out- set, the band still plays strict-' ly for pure enjoyment. Those involved and there have been many in 10 years simply get a lift from getting together and producing a sound only a band of this type and size is capable of producing. BIG HITS Sunday's program will dwell, almost entirely, on some of the big hits when Miller, Goodman, Basie, Ellington and company ruled the musical roost. It'll be a trip down memory lane with such evergreens as Miller's String of Pearls, Ellington's Satin Doll, Basic's One O'clock Jump, Dorsey's I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Woody Herman's Woodchopper's Ball and more, many more. Downbeat, with that classic swing tune, In The Mood, in the kickoff spot, is two o'clock and tickets are available at Leister's, El Rancho Motor Hotel, the University of Lethbridge and from any band member. Just one thing, however. Dancing in the aisles will be forbidden, in case you are so inclined. paramount Tonite thru Tues. at and p.m. HURRY. FINAL 6 DAYS An all I film... HAWAIIAN WINNERS NAMED FIRST SECOND EARLY-BIRD DRAW wlnnert of Alberts Air Cadet Hawaiian Rattle announced. Mike Frey of Calgary and D. Mitchell ol Edmonton both won llril prize of each. G. Bruce, Legal, Alia., and Mr. Barclay of Calgary are second prize winner! of each. Ten prizes of were won by the following: Brian Carstairs, Alia., Mn. T. D. Ykitra, St. Albert, Shawn Weit- feld, John Keeper, Ed Lewke, Sam Duda. D. Grell, H. L. Forihner, Larry Sylvester, Felix Mlceolla, all of Edmonton. Brian Holyk of WMtlock, W. H. Kitchen, Elden Voder, Dwayne Panai, Camroie. Steve Daku, Lethbridge, Ward Sutherland, E. Plante of Calgary, Van Dale, Coalhurat, Alia., Maricni Nicoli, Stoney Plain, and Veronica Lavoi of St. Isidore. JuMVBBW. BCTJRE paramount cinema NOW SHOWING at and p.m. ADULT ENTERTAINMENT Theysearched the world..until they found each other. Club sold NEW YORK (AP) The Lambs Club, where theatrical personalities have gathered for more than 100 years, was sold at auction here for 000 to Tremont Savings and Loan Association, which held a mortgage on the four storey building in the heart of the Broadway theatrical district. Thurs., Fri., Sat. 12th Street's' at the MINERS' 733-1 3th St. N. Members and Invited Guests Only ---araitioJnffl-------- Gregoy Peck presents Joseph Bottoms Deborah Baffin college cinema Tonight thru Sat. Weekdays at and p.m. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "WHERE THE FERN GROWS" Thursday, Friday, Saturday, January 16, 17, 18. Thursday show at p.m. FAMILY. TABER-Tower Theatre "WHERE THE'RED FERN Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, January 16, 17, 18. Thursday shows at and p.m. ADULTS CHILDREN COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE Public Swimming, Skating, and Museum Schedule Tint.. Jin, 1C IT 8M..JH.19 MM..M.20 Noon Swim (adults only) p.m Public Swim Noon Swim (adults only) p.m. Public Swim p.m. PUBLIC SWIM and p.m. PUBLIC SV..M p.m. Noon Swim (adults only) p.m Noon Swim (adults only) p.m Noon Swim (adults only) p.m. Public Swim p.m. Noon Swim (adults only) p.m. Public Swim p.m. and p.m. PUBLIC SWIM p.m. FAMILY SWIM p.m. Public Swim p.m. FMKKE CENTRE FREE Public Skate p.m Mothers and Pre-Schoolers FREE Skating nooft Public Skating p.m. BEGINNERS SKATE p.m. PUBLIC SKATE p.m. FAMILY SKATE p.m. ICE CENTRE PUBLIC SKATING p.m. BEGINNER SKATE p.m. PUBLIC SKATE p.m. FREE Public Skating p.m. PUBLIC SKATE p.m. SMAEMMER NOTE: Then wffl be no public skating at Henderson Ice Centre Friday, January 17th from p.m. and Saturday, January Itth from p.m. dvo to previous b.iohlno; commHmonla. ;