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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta July LETHBRIDQE San Francisco native Vonetta McGee ...the best was in Italy WANT TO BE A KWIK KOLOR Nothing to Just bring in any roll of film to be processed and you will receive FREE A KWIK KOLOR SHUTTERBUG T-SHIRT We Reserve Right to Limit Quantities College Mill Depot Only KWIK KOLOR College Mall Phone 327-4884 AQUARIUS TROPICAL FISH AND PET SUPPLIES 524A 6th Street South ANNIVERSARY SALE OFF On All Fish OFF On All Aquariums plants. VsOFF On All Fancy Poodle Collars and Leads and OFF On All Pet Supplies _ July 3rd to 13th ANITA DE PALMAY LOS ACAPULCO 70's MM MINER'S 733 13th St. N. Members and Invited Quests Onlyl Stardom waiting for black actress By DICK KLEINER HOLLYWOOD the path to stardom is a long and curious one. It seldom happens as it does in the simply and direct- ly and dramatically. it is a tortuous and circuitous route. If you follow Vonetta McGee's trail from obscurity to her present which can best be described as threatening to be you'd have a long trip She is available at your neighborhood theater in and a film written by and costarnng her Max Julien Vonetta and Max were both struggling on the edges of making a as Hollywood performers. But they wanted something more They decided they couldn't find it here They went to Italy and stayed there several years. Vonetta says and is a good part for her but not her best part. Her best parts were all in where her startling beauty gave the Italians something to think about. Her biggest film there was which has become something of a classic there LOVED ITALY We went to Italy looking for good she says. lov- ed it I loved the country and I loved the people The Italians are more like blacks than any other people I've found But Max didn't like it there turned out to be very good for him. He hated Italy so much he began writing there Vonetta McGee's odyssey begins in San where she was born. But her childhood was peripatetic. She spent some time in Okla an all black com- munity. And she also fre- quently visited her grand- parents in Mississippi. It was there that she first ran into prejudice. She when she was being ordered off the sidewalk by a passing white man. And she remembers stopping at a gas station that had various facilities white white way in the a bathroom for was a nasty she I went to the one marked White Women. There was a big scene about She was going to San Fran- cisco State College when she decided to act. Her parents encouraged her. GREAT PEOPLE great she says. dad is a mechanic in San Francisco and he has a program for kids at his gar- age. He figures if he takes money out of the community he should put it back. And my mother is now working with deaf A lot of and which she describes as a historical was taken from Max' and Vonetta's respective families was my great aunt Mandy Vonetta says. wasn't born a slave but she became one. And she would take a rock and bash in the heads of any boy babies she birthed She said she didn't want to bring any boy babies into a world of She and she don't plan on having any babies of their own They are very con- scious of the population explo- sion and figure there are too many of us here now. now that single parents can they'd like to adopt a child Orchestra to study at U of B.C. paramount 8th St. 4th Ave. 327-5100 TORONTO Thirty- grants from all levels of five members of the National government total Youth Orchestra here The remainder must be ob- for a special three-week tamed through private dona- stringed instruments prac- tions leave for Vancouver July 10 to join other members of the orchestra. Stephen a McGill University music professor who is one of the NYO's 18 said those who play the cellos and basses gathered early in Toronto because are much more difficult to than other instruments The 100-member NYO will spend the summer studying and rehearsing at the Univer- sity of British Columbia Prof. Kondaks listened to about 450 musicians across the country before selecting the 47 who joined the orchestra as new members this season The NYO musicians range in age from 14 to 24 and the only cost to them is a initiation fee All other ex- which Prof. Kondaks estimated at about a are paid by the orchestra This year's operating budget is and manager John Brown said LABOR CLUB Corner 2nd Ave. and 13th St. North WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT In The Clubrooms JULY 4th FRIDAY and SATURDAY JULY 5th and 6th FORTY Members and Invited Guests STARTS TOMORROW AT AND P.M. COMFORTABLY AIR CONDITIONED -COOL FOR SUMMER- They called him Conradi. His story is 4 he a teachec V'' Show Times PARAMOUNT Short Subjects 7 00 9 00 BADLANDS 7'25 9 30 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 00 RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects 7 15 920 SUGARLAND EXPRESS 7 30 9 40 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 20 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects 7 00 9 00 BUTCH CASSIDY 7 10 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 00 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE EXECUTIVE ACTION 1000 DEADLY TRACKERS 1150 ONE COMPLETE SHOW 10 00 GATES OPEN- 9 00 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT ADULT JON VOIGHT Thestarof Cowboy'and IS ADULT 20th Century Fox presents A MARTIN RAVETCH PRODUCTION Also starring PAUL WINFIELD HUME CRONYN Thestaiof Sounder'and Gordons Definitely Ends Tonight with GOLDIE HAWN COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT CITY OF LETHBRIDGE Public and Museum Jily July July July July July July 8 FRITZ SICK Swim 1200-1-00 pm Public Swim 1 00-5 00 p Swim 1 00-5 00 p m 7 30-9 30 p Swim 1200-1 00 pm 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 11 00-900 Swim 11 00 am 900 p Swim 1 1 00 a m -900 Swim 1 00-9 00 p 1 00-9 00 p Swim 1 1 00 a m to 900 pm LIONS Swim 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 00-5-00 p m 6 00-9 00 p Swim 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 00-5 00 p m fi 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 6ALT 00-9 00 p 00-9 00 p 00-4 30 p 00-4 30 p p pm 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 Parking tickets uncover affair NEW YORK Super the city's efficient but heartless parking ticket com- probably has broken up a marriage. Programmed to track down it sent a bill for 000 in unpaid tickets to a man in northern New York state. The man angrily phoned the Parking Violations Bureau. car is registered to my wife and she hasn't been in New York City in five years. I'm not paying he said The official said he would mail copies of the tickets to the man to prove they were issued to his car When they the man noted they were all made out on weekday afternoons when he was at work They were given at the rate of two a week in the same block on Manhat- tan's East Side called me to apolo- the bureau official s told me he confror his wife with the evidence and that she finally broke down and admitted she was having an affair The official did not ask any more questions after the hus- band said the fines would be paid Good year WINNIPEG The Manitoba Theatre Centre has had its best financial year showing a profit of during the fiscal year ended May 31 The along with deficit reduction grants from the Canada Council and the Manitoba Arts will be applied to the theatre's accumulated deficit of SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre DARING in color Starring Tim Considene and the original Doberman gang. Thurs- Fnday and July 6 Thursday Show at 8 00 p m. FAMILY PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre in color Starring John Wayne. Friday and July 6. Thursday show at p.m. FAMILY TABER Tower Theatre IN in color. Starring Robert Blake Comedy Friday and July 6 Thursday show at 7 00 and 9 00 p m. ADULT Drive-In Yul Brynner In color BARGAIN NfGHT July 00 per car. Show starts at 9.45 p.m. ALL THEATRES ARE COOL AND COMFORTABLY AIR CONDITIONED paramount 4th An Sputh 3Z7-S1M BASED ON A Tl NOW SHOWING AT P.M. UE STORY RESTRICTED ADULT IN A LOT OF PEOPLE WERE KILLING TIME. KIT WAS KILLING PEOPLE. College Shopping Mall college cinema Ave Mayor Mayath Dr ADULT NOW SHOWING AT P.M. BUTCH THE KID ARE Just for the fun of it I PAUL NEWMAN ROBERT REDFORD KATHARINE ROSS. CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID color by Deluxe' TONIGHT-FRIDAY AND SATURDAY GATES OPEN ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT 10 P.M. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN RICHARD HARRIS umixwum WARNING-VIOLENCE MAY RE OBJECTIONABLE TO SOME ;