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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Wedneiday, Jon-jary 17, 1973 THE LETHIKIDCE HEUlD f Senior citizens program tested OTTAWA (CP) The CBC has been experimenting v.iUi a special television program for senior ciUzer.s, but ii hss yet caught enough public atten- tion, the CBC tofd the Canadian Radio-Television Commission Tuesday. Ron Fraser. Tice-presilent for corporate affairs, told the CRTC hearing the program is being broadcast in Toronto at p.m., and suggested this might not be tbe right time of day. Walter Tumbull. former dep- uty now said" it was certainly the v.Tong. time of day. Retired people are i im 10 sit a; home watching TV in the afternoons. i Mr. Tumbull, who says he I still skates and dances, ap- peared before the commission j with the Ottawa Senior Citizens Council which complained that i the CBC ignores or belittles I older people in its progrsmm- mg. It therefore brought its. complaint before the CRTC. Mr. Fraser said that in gen- eral, much of the CBC's regular programs would be of Interest of older viewers. Tbe ex- perimental program. New Di-' reclions. was an attempt to reach the older audience specif- i ically. So far. it had an audience o; an estimated 7.500 out of per- haps 250.000 retired people in the Toronto area. Ellington on the mend DUKE ELLINGTON virus viclim Presley beamed satellite LONDON 'API Appeal HONOLULU (API Elvis court justices banned a' tele- Presley, moving from strenuous vision screening Tuesday of a rock 'n roll hits anci supply the diclooje. To CBS: the film. produce- Hall Bartle" had to ge: a per- mit from the federzl biireau of spon fisr.eries and dlife ar.d Egree to capture ar.d re- lease rhe gull? on a roiating basis, so no one bird would be in captivity too long. Most au- ditions held at local gar- bage dumK. where seagulls tend to The nvo playing Jonathan as a yoir-gsier and the oilier playuig the coached by cran Hcnvwooa trainer Ray Berwick, who also conche-H i the attacking nocks in Alfred Hitchcock's thriller The Birds. Final location shots for the feature-length film are being made this week, end soon a lot o: seagulls will be ojr of work. LOS ANGELES fAP) Jazz musidan Duke Ellington was "doing very well on his way to a complete recovery" today in hospital with a virus attack, a hospital spokesman said. Ellington entered St. Vin- cent's Hospital last Thursday and is espected to be released in a couple of lays. The 72-year-old compcser-pia- nist flew here last week to tape a television special at the Shu- bert Theatre. He worked with a JOS-degree temperature. LONDON f Renter) Ameri- can Rock-n-roll sieger Chuck Eerry defenfed his hit scng Ding a Ling here aid sug- gested a British campaigner must have a dirty mind. 1 ''The spag is true." he reporters on arrival for lie Etart of a British tour prompted by the tremendous popularity oi Ding a T.ing "The song is about a little hoy who is givei a present of a LOV with er bells abached. My grandmother gave me just such a present and that is what the song is about. It's not dirty.'-' C1 e a n-up television cam- paigner JIary Whitebouse tried tn hsve the record barjied in Britain because she said it had sexual overtones. She com- pkined to the BBC that s film shewing Berry singing the sons LO teen-agers was corruptive. The words of the sojig encour- aged self-and mutual masturba- tion, Jlrs. Whitehouse said. She accused tie BBC of allowing it- seif to be used as a vehicle of "mass child by showing the film Wiea" told about this Monday. Berry said oi Mrs. Wnitehouse: "she must have a dirty NEW YORK (Reuter) "If I had to write my own enitanh it would be 'Here lies Eliiabeta Taylor Burton. Thank you for every moment good and bad. I've enjoyed it all'.1' actress Elizabeth Taylor says in a 1 maeazine Interview. Siace she missed death from I s rare land of pneumonia sev- era] years ago. she had "been I through that scene." Mean- while, she "was no; very ambi- i tious anviray." she told the Lad- ies Home Journal and Ameri- i' can Home. Telephone refunds ALBiNT. X.Y. (AP) The state public service commis- sioa arjiounced that it has or- dered New York Telephone Co. to refund sr.50 to 53.200 phone customers in Brooklyn because of "chronic poor service.'1 "I just want to be very happy and left alone to micd my OWE i business." she said. j Miss Taylor is a convert to I Judaism but said: "The I women's lib in me resents syna- gogues in Europe, though, be- cause the women have to go up- stairs an! the men downstairs.M I For a long time, she was too i shy io speak to peoole al par- ties, she said, and still hss diifi- culty accepting compliments. "I have never considered my- self a she said, addling that men "react superficially to besuty people who worn about their looks and their fig- ures and all that lore what 1 really makes a person." The law was struck down by a federal court in 1970 in a test case involving the film Vtsen. The state is appealing the ing The case, from Jacksomil'e, Fla., has been before the jus- t'Ces for more than two -rears. The late Justice Hugo L Black- had ruled Florida could enforce iis law until a ruling reached. But last June the court re- versed his Slav In a oriel order Monday, the court turned down a request by State. Attorney T. Edward Austin that it cr.aflgt its mind. WASHINGTON 'API Flor- ida was today by the Supreme Court from enfo-c- ;ns iis law against obscene 1 movies. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Drr.tcl Mfchonlr Suile 8----304 5th St. S. Ph. 327-7244 Lethbridgt ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES GAME JACKPOT IN 56 NOS. S250 IN 57 NOS. S125 IN 56 NOS. IF no bingo called after 56 numbers we will continue for BONUS 5500 JACKPOT 51 NOS. NO ONE UNDEK 16 TEARS ALLOWEDl PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS Weekend Entertainment for ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, JAN. IE CHARADES' FRIDAY, JAN. 19 CHARADES SATURDAY, JAN. 20 RAYMOND CANADIANS Vfe An. ft Itow dr. NOW SHOWING AT 7.-00 AND P.M. ircnoys PAixAHIOl'NT Short fub.'ecis il.' 4Y NIGHT at the LEGiOM "THE SUNSET FOUR" BURNS SUPPER SAT., JAN. 20th FOR MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLYI STARTS TOMORROW paramount 2 DELUXE SHOWS AT AND 9.00 P.M They're not cool slick heroes. They're worn, tough men and that's why they're so dangerous. They hold their forty-four magnums with two hands and keep firing until they hit ENDS TONIGHT: 'THE VALACH! PAPERS' WITH CHARLES SRONSON ONE WITH THE IN TECHNICOLOR WINNER OF 10 ACADEMY AWARDS ADULT EVENINGS ONE SHOW 8 P.M. MATINEE SAT. 2 P.M. paramount cinema Sih St. Avc. Souih, 327-5100 TODAY thru SAT. ;