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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 23, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 6 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thursday, January 23, 1975 Gov't aid to promote local books requested VICTORIA (CP) British Columbia publishers have ask- ed provincial cabinet ministers for assistance in promoting local books, David Zhancock, B.C. publishers group vice chairman, said today. He said the ministers ex- pressed interest and would contact the group, which represents 20 B.C. publishers, after the three had discussed the various proposals. Economic Development Minister Gary Lauk was ask- ed to set up a plan, similar to one in Ontario, where publishers can have loans from banks guaranteed by the government and based on 75 per cent of inventory and 75 per cent of accounts receivable. Most B.C. publishers now borrow on per- sonal holdings. The publishers also suggested the government could pick up the tab for half the interest charges, about a year, as in the On- tario plan. Provincial secretary Ernie Hall was asked to establish a provincial version of the Canada council books grants to aid B.C. writers on B.C. topics. CHIEF RESOURCE The large bituminous coal fields in southwestern Virginia constitute the state's chief mineral resource. ON SALE JAN. 24 AND JAN. 25. WHILE QUANTITIES LAST WEEK-E SPECIALS MARLBORO TOILET TISSUE 8 roll pkg. 4000 sheets white or pink. Reg. price 1.63 SALE PRICE 427 LADIES'ASST'D HANDBAGS Values to 10.98 SPECIAL PRICE 4 SHELF Book Case Sturdy all-steel construction. Warm walnut grained. Reg. price 12.99. SALE PRICE T77 STUDENT DESK LAMP Marbilized Plastic Dome Reg. 3.99 SALE PRICE O77 BOYS'WESTERN JEANS 14 oz. denim, sizes 10 to 18. Two front western pockets. Reg. price 9.95 SALE PRICE MEN'S Work Hose A pkg. of two pair Reinforced heel and toe. Reg. price 2.59. SALE PRICE 489 MODEL Hobby Kits :tion of Ci 'rice 3.7! PRICE 233 Big selection of cars Reg. Price 3.75 SALE PRICE CHICKEN AND WATER FOWL FEATHER PILLOW 100% cotton covered. Reg. price 3.97. SALE PRICE O99 FLANNELETTE YARDAGE Approx. 36 inches wide. Solid or floral print. Reg. price 1.37 yd. SALE PRICE 87 yd. Corner 4th Ave. 6th Street South Downtown Lethbridge SELF CLEANING TO MAKE IT EASY! Self Cleaning Oven No more messy chores Automatic Oven Timer Clock and minute minder Oven and surface element indicator lamps Sculptured cooktop Two 8" and two 6" Calrod elements Harvest Gold Avocado, 10 Extra 459 Your January Price! We make it easy at USE OUR CREDIT PLAN OR... Corner 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S Stores Phone 327-8548 TV highlights THURSDAY VARIETY: Tony Orlando and Dawn, p.m., Ch. 13. Danny Thomas and Ruth Buzzi are scheduled to appear with Tony and Dawn. COMEDY DEBUT: Barney Miller, 7 p.m., Ch. 11. Hal Linden portrays a New York police captain in a series where the law officer's life is treated with humor. COMEDY: Bob Newhart, p.m., Ch. 7. Suzanne Pleshette has moved to school to make the studying for her master's degree easier. But the Hartley's friends believe the marriage is breaking up. VARIETY: Carol Burnett, 8 p.m., Ch. 7. Joining Carol and the regulars are special guests William Conrad and the Jackson DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL: Heritage, 8 p.m., Ch. 13. The show is an in-depth examination of the customs and traditions of the Japanese and a look at what influence they hold on Canadian life. INTERVIEW: Johnny Carson, p.m., Ch. 9. Scheduled to appear on the program are James Caan and Karen Valentine DISCUSSION: Tomorrow, 12 midnight, Ch. 9. Tom Snyder hosts a discussion on capital punishment. PEPSI RADIO AND TV LISTINGS Rickles wants love Comic Don Rickles says he may be called the "sultan of insult" and the "merchant of venom" for his style of picking on people, but what he really wants now is love. He's bombed out on two previous tele- vision shows and now is preparing for a third try, hop- >2Aa News' Wlllr'Sporls CHEC1090 MONDAY THRU FRIDAY Farm News News, Weather, Sports Grain Prices News, Weather, Sports News is 20 min. to the hour and 20 min. after ing he will find the vehicle that will be a hit. Captain Midnight back on TV soon CJOC1220 Prohe 1220 Sports Market Report Local News World at Six News, Weather. Sports Hour of Information News and Grain Prices CHEC-FM 100.9 MONDAY thru FRIDAY p.m. Concie's Carousel 12 Midnight Concerts Overtures and Encores at January 100% SO LID STATE RELIABILITY 26" Black Matrix Picture Tube 1 00% Solid State Chassis Advanced "One Touch" Color Tuning Color Tint Range Lock Customatic Tint Lock Castors Mediterranean Console in Pecan Finish By DICK KLEINER HOLLYWOOD (NBA) If you're between 25 and 35 years old, you're a product of the Captain Midnight genera- tion of TV viewers. If you are, you may have wondered what's happened to that dashing figure over the years. Richard Webb played that part, and today Webb is a good looking man who doesn't look much older than he did in his space hopping heyday. He's just emerging from 12 lean years and he says it's all the planets' fault that things were lean. "My wife, Florence, who is an he says, "has finally confessed the planets did it. For 12 years they've been just sitting there, doing nothing for me, and making it tough for me to do anything, besides." From '54 to '58, Captain Midnight was one of the biggest things on the air- waves. For some years after that, the reruns called Jet Jackson, Flying Commando, continued to be big. But then the planets stepped in, and things were slow for Webb. Now, everything's changed. His old sponsor, Ovaltine, has the rights to Captain Midnight and he's negotiated a deal whereby he'll produce new versions of the show. He feels he's too old to play the part, so he'll just produce. And he's updating the scenario a bit now the dashing captain will tootle around space in a flying saucer. Webb has also written a book, "These Came which purports to be true reports of reincarnation. He believes in it firmly and cites a story out of his own life as proof. As a young man, he met a girl and was infatuated with her. But they broke up he was 19 and he gave her a book as a parting gift. Some years later, he met a man who told him that, in a previous life, he had been a scribe with Genghis Khan. Fade out. Fade in. Webb later met that old girl friend and there's still a spark and they got married. She showed him the book he had given her years before. It is the life of Genghis Khan. "Why would a 19-year-old boy give that kind of book to a he asks, and there is no ready answer. Speaking of reincarnation, there's a fascinating novel on the subject around now called "The Reincarnation of Peter Proud." Max Ehrlich wrote it and has also written the screenplay for the movie ver- sion. He says he's had, for most. of his life, two recurring ex- periences not dreams, they happen when he's awake. Both are set in the Orient, a part of the world he's never visited. Yet both are replete with detail. "This caused me to he says, "from a total disbeliever in reincarna- tion to someone who simply isn't sure about it." And then he adds "But I think I can make this flat statement I do not believe that there is nothing after death." Ehrlich, who also co-wrote the screenplay for "The Savage Is says that creative writing today is "more and more revolving around film." "Today's best writers are in he says. "Many screenplays could and perhaps should be published. This is the area of the greatest literary writing of current day." CBR 1010 THURSDAY As It Happens Themes and Variations From the Capitals 10: R Five Nights a Week Jazz Unlimited Best of F.M. 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