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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta B THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD July 1S74 TV station will take new approach By ALAN ARBUCKLE EDMONTON Can- ada's second wholly independ- ent television station will open in September and its general manager says it will be the First concerted effort in this country to get away from broadcasting Wendell who worked as an embalmer be- ore doing most jobs that get done in Prairie broadcasting jutlets including paint s general manager of ITV and Afants that station to offer an ilternative to its jotential viewers The old linear np-and-read ipproach belongs to another nedium Mr Wilks said in in interview It was brought from the print medium into radio origi- nally and when television started there weren't any television broadcasters so the radio guys determined that they would move in and take over television stations a consequence we got this bastardized system with a big influence from news- papers What we've done is just taken print and in- troduced it to television Television is a more real and more exciting medium if used properly The ITV oper- ation will follow the approach of cne other eastern station and not affiliate with either CBC or CTV It has bought its share of American and Canadian pro grams for the fall but intends to use a fully-equipped semi- trailer worth about to produce local pro- covering such things as hockey sym- ethnic legis- lative meetings and the like It will broadcast on con- ventional and cable channels Mr Wilks said much of the station's and he ex- pects to lose money for the first three will come from selling shows it pro- duces especially commercials and the Tommy Banks music and variety show ITV is owned by the Al- berta-based Allarco Co and faces direct advertising com- petition from two established 10 radio outlets and one daily newspaper 1 We determined when we set out to build the television station that we would supply an alternative service We would do things that are not at present being done by the existing broadcasters t think we've been somewhat successful in creating a schedule that reflects that. blocked keeping in mind the philoso- phy we ve had from the be- ginning so when both of the local stations are running news or public we run entertainment When both of the local stations are running heavy entertainment pro- gramming. U S syndicated material we run Canadian COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE Public and Museum Schedule July July July July July July July 8 FRITZ SICK Swim 12 00-1 00 p m Public Swim 1 00-5 00 p Swim 1 00 5 00 p m 7 30 9 30 p Swim 1200-1 00 p m Public Swim 1 00-5 00 p Swim 1200-1 00 p m Public Swim 1 00 5 00 p m 7 30 9 30 p Swim 1 00 8 00 p Swim 1 00-5 00 p m Family Swim 6 00-8 00 p Swim 1200-1 00 p m Public Swim 1 00-5 00 p m HENDERSON Swim 1 1 00 9 00 p Swim 1 1 00-9 00 p Swim 1 1 00 a m 9 00 p Swim 11 00 am 9 00 p Swim 1 00-9 00 p 1 00 9 00 p Swim 11 00 a m to 9 00 p m LIONS Sw m 1 00 5 00 p m 6 00-9 00 p Swim 1 00-5 00 p m 6 00-9 00 p Swim 1 on-5 00 p m 6 00-9 00 p Swirn 1 00-5 00 p m 6 00 9 00 p Swim 1 00 5 OO'p m 6 00 9 00 p Swim 1 00-5 OC p m 6 00-9 00 p Swim 1 00 5 00 p m 6 00-9 00 p m PLEASE Registration to fill vacancies in swimming instructions will be taken at the pool of your choice during the above listed SIR ALEXANDER GALT 00 430p 00 9 00 p 00-9 00 p 00-4 30 p 4 30 p 00-5 00 p 430 p m HENDERSON ICE Skate 8 00-9 30 p Skate 8 00-9 30 p m DAY CAMP Day camp registrations July 2 or July a.m. at east end of Henderson Lake. registration fee. Arts and drama and games. Final session Impessa August 1974. material When we're produc- ing news it's up against their entertain- ment The station does not expect to put out a traditional news- cast but rather will use the mobile truck unit and smaller mobile units to gather docu- mentary coverage of events in a kind of format During the the station intends to run six solid hours of educational fill- ing in the early evening slot with bought Canadian and American balanc- ing the other stations' news hours with movies titles have been and moving to either sports shows or the Tommy Banks show followed by public affairs for an hour It also plans six orig- inal dramas next season Public affairs also will in- clude university na- tive-produced programs and explanations of government programs and which Mr Wilks says many people don't understand or ever realize exist The station intends to adopt a tone to its telecasts. felt that we have a re- sponsibility to bring back into balance some responsible atti- tudes that are being ignored found that the busi- ness community in 'general has been mistreated by the other broadcast mediums in the area It is our feeling that in effect there have been points of view expressed that too often have not represented the obvious majority view- and we think there is an imbalance in that the mi- norities here have been given more opportunities for ex- pression than has the estab- lishment believe in and will editorially promote respon- sible growth We will promote and support responsible devel- opment Corporations have been slammed unfairly and the media have helped to create this attitude that big is bad and growth is going to help destroy our environment Racial ban lifted in poetry contest By MARTIN DICKSON JOHANNESBURG The South African government has reopened a top poetry prize to black authors after the cream of the country's writers boycotted the award in protest against an official ruling that only whites were allowed to enter The controversy began last year when the government or- ganizing the state-run Roy Campbell Poetry Contest sent out a circular saying that the award was for whites only Until it had been as- sumed that the contest was open to all races and the cir- KEN HURLBURT ....on Government Spending Under the Trudeau federal spending has doubled nearly m 1968 over in 1973 and a proposed budget of in 1974. Since the government's defeat on this very the Liberal's desperate election promises have added at least another to the taxpayers' burden with about of this to be spent this year Liberal Government Spending In Billions of SS S22 S1939 Government spending is perhaps the largest contributing factor to inflation. One of the first ways to stop the spiral of ever increasing costs and is to cutback government expenditures and extravagance. A Progressive Conservative government will insure federal expenditures are strictly con- supervised and audited RE-ELECT Ken X Lethbridge Constituency Bert Medicine Hat Jack Crowfoot INSERTED BY THE HURLBURT CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE cular produced indignation among white who ac- cused the government of in- troducing apartheid into a sphere which transcended pol- itics Afrikaans poei Uys Knge said the government ruling was ridiculous it sounds incredible To what heights of lunacy have we or should we rather speak of depths to which we have he protested if there is one thing about it is that it tran- scends race color and reli- gion It is or should the great single force uniting all men From the other side of the racial colored poet Adam Small re- marked that the ruling merely illustrates yet again the sickness of society and the arrogance of the majority of white South Africans Others suggested that the only stipulation would have drawn an attack from the late Roy Campbell the poet after whom the prize was njmed Some of Campbell's finest poems demonstrate his profound sympathy with blacks commented English professor Guy Butler Literary critic Lionel Abra- hams said he found the ruling so disgusting that he felt no self-respecting poet should en- ter the contest His bovcott call was taken up by other writers By the time the government rescinded its 80 rec- ognized authors had joined the boycott and the list read like a who s who of liberal South African writers It included the late poet William novelist Alan Paton and Sheila Fugard. novelist wife of playwright Athol Fugard The organizers of the boy- cott said the government was having difficulty finding any academics willing to judge the contest in view of the racial controversy Why the ban on blacks was imposed m the first place is in dispute When the whites-only circu- lar was sent a spokesman for the govern- ment department responsible told newspaper men the rul- ing was not new has alwavs been open only to whites but until this year the department's circu- lar calling for entries had not specifically mentioned he said 'Blacks have but their work has been returned to them explaining the posi- tion when the ban was an entirely different reason was given by the or- the department of national education A spokesman said that un- der a new act the depart- ment's jurisdiction was lim- ited to white cultural affairs and as a result it was taken for granted that no blacks could enter the as in the past He said the position now had been reviewed and the cleared up MAJOR AUTO MAKER More automobiles are assembled in Kansas City than in any American city TV highlights TUESDAY Oral Ch. 9. Pearl Bailey and Pat Boone step into rustic settings of old-time America with Oral Roberts 60 mm MOVIE A Summer Without Ch. A middleaged woman suffers through the final moments of her dissolving marriage Barbara Kay Michael Monarty 90 mm. Ch. This episode traces the routes of the early travellers across the Ap- palachians to St Mo 60 mm Robert Ch. 7. P C Leader Robert Stanfield is interviewed about campaign issues MOVIE p.m.. Ch. 11. An adventurer is on the trial of a master criminal Vmce Judy Diana Dors 1968 2 hrs MOVIE 12 Ch. 7. Hard- realistic story of the prize-fight business Kirk Douglas Marilyn Ruth Roman 2 hrs WEDNESDAY SCIENCE FICTION Fantastic 1 Ch. 13. A miniaturized medical crew inside the body of an injured man Stephen Donald Edmond Ra- quel Welch 90 mm PEPSI COLA'S RADIO AND TV LISTINGS mrm listed by Radio and Any variation in program is to last-minute changes by and not the responsibility of The Herald. 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