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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta New 800-seat theatre to house Shaw festival NIAGARA ON THE-LAKE, Out. (CP) A tew ground-hug- ging 800-seat theatre, built at a cost of more than million, opens here next week to house the 12-year-old Shaw Festival. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will attend a special peerformance June 28. For the Shaw Festival corn- Greta Garbo has surgery BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Actress Greta Garbo has under- gone eye cataract surgery at a Barcelona clinic, the newspaper La Vanguardia says. The news- paper does not say when the 63-year-old Swedish acress un- derwent surgery. FIRE ALARM LOST BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Officials held a fire drill in the state capital only to discover that the fire alarm system in the building was lost. "Some- body made a mistake and put a wall over the main alarm cabi- said an official. pany, augmented this year by veteran British actor Stanley Hollo-way, this spring marks the first time they have had a proper home base. Previously, home was the town's old Court House, fitted with 400 seats, which the festival still leas for some works. Thomas Burrows, general manager of the festival, says ticket sales for the new theatre are going well but it is difficult to make comparisons with past years because of the new seat- ing capacity. The Shaw Festival in the past sold out 98 per cent of its seats. It is the only professional company in the world dedicated to the works of George Bernard Shaw, who died in 1950 at the age of 94. To open the inaugural season in the new theatre, Hol- loway will star in You Never Can Tell, written in 1895-96. Co- star is the festival's artistic di- rector, Paxton Whitehead. Many of the buildings in this old town predate Shaw himself, built after the War of 1812-14 in the early 19th century. The new theatre, ultra-mod- ern inside, tries to match the Featured THIS WEEK at the VENTURA HOTEL COALDALE "MARTY MONTGOMERY" TO ENTERTAIN YOU rusticity of the village common. It is located two blocks from the Court House and is con- structed of red brick with t broad, sloping cedar-cbiogled roof. The theatre itself is waited In rough-cut cedar, left natural with its gentle perfume. The last row of the balcony is only 68 feet from the foot- lights, and the accousties are said to be nearly perfect for Shavian drama. Later in the season, the Shaw Festival will present William Golding's The Brass Butterly, and Shaw's rarely-produced Fanny's First Play. At the end of the festival Sept. 23, You Never Can Tell will go on a seven-week tour of Canada and the United States, starting with the National Arts Centre in Ot- tawa. Mr. Burrows said in an inter- view the Festival is about 000 short of its million-plus fund-raising goal. The Ontario and federal governments each contributed to the capi- tal costs, and support the festi- val with operating grants. But 75 per cent of the oper- ating costs come from the box office, with ticket prices rang- ing this year from to ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES 3rd ANNIVERSARY BINGO NIGHT 15th GAME JACKPOT IN 49 NOS. in 50 in 51 NOS. If no binge called after 51 numbers we will continue for BONUS JACKPOT-49 NOS. If no bingo called after 49 numbers we will continue for NO ONE UNDER Ifc YEARS ALLOWED! PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS Weekend Entertainment for ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY TONITE, SATURDAY, JUNE 9 ''RAYMOND CANADIANS" LABOR GLUB WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 54 Game No. 1 50 10 Games Blackout in 56 Numbers 11 Games Prize Money.......... 20 ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card SI.00 All Wood Cards 5Qg Each Children Under 16 Not Allowed Bingo will also be played in the club room for members and their invited Music Friday and Saturday Banquet Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "FIDDLER ON THE ROOF" Winner of 8 Academy Awards. In color. Starring Topol. Saturday, June 9. One show only at p.m. FAMILY. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "DR. ZHTVAGO" In color. Starring Omar Sharif, Julie Christie and Geraldine Chaplin. Saturday, June 9. One show only at p.m. ADULT. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "WHEN THE LEGENDS DIE" In color. Saturday, June 9. Shows at and p.m. ADULT. Sunday, June 10 In Technicolor. Star- ring Elvis Presley. Sunday one show only at p.m. ADULT. TABER Sky Vue Drive-In "THE GREAT NORTHFIELD MINNESOTA RAID" In Technicolor. Starring Cliff Robertson. Saturday, June 9. Shaw at p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. TABER Tower Theatre "THE VALACHI PAPERS" In color. Starring Charles Bronson. Saturday, June 9. Shows at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. Loyal Order of Moose SOCIAL and DANCE Saturday, June 9th 9 p.m. MOOSE HALl Music by THE LONGACRES Members and Invited Guests Onlyl NOW SEE IT LIVE I SATURDAY JUNE 16, 8 P.M. 5 MEN 5 WOMEN On Each Team INT'L ROLLER DERBY LEAGUE ACTION CANADIAN ALL STARS starring Paul "The Bear" Rupert, Dianne Syverson and others THE BOSTON BUCKS See Roller Derby every Saturday at p.m. on Channel 13 and Channel 4 Calgary LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION PAVILION Tickett: Children (14 and under) at DOUG'S AND MUSICLAND. For information call 328-4491 r p r LABOR CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. EVENING ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS TONITE SATURDAY "MARKET PLACE" Members and their guests only! k memners ana their guests oniyi DINE and DANCE LOUNGE HOTFL TONIGHT (NO COVER CHARGE) "BEACON RED COACH LOUNGE TONIGHT "RON ROWE" TONIGHT 'GHOST NATIONAL STRSNG BAND' HOTEL CORNER 4th AVE. and 7th ST. S. PHONE 327-3191 Othello scene The Stratford National Theatre climaxed its program for the 1973 Shakespeare Festival with the opening of Othello. "Israeli actor Nachum Buchman the only big foreign star to be brought to Stratford this year, as Othello and Douglas Rain as logo do a scene from the play. Vatican concert to honor Pope VATICAN CITY (Reuter) Leonard Bernstein will conduct a concert at the Vatican in honor of the 10th anniversary of Pope Paul's reign June 23, it was announced here. It will be carried by RAI, Italy's state radio and television network. The concert will include Bach's Magnificat and one of Bernstein's own compositions, The Chichester Psalms. Bernstein will conduct the RAI Symphony. The concert will also feature the Harvard Glee Club and the Newark, N.J., Boys Chorus. SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) Jim Cullum, the Happy Jazz Band founder, died yesterday of lung cancer. Cullum, 59, got his semi-pro- fessional jazz group together a decade ago and made it one of the best in the United States. In he set up the World Series of Jazz, which competes each year in this southern Texas city. Cullum, who had played with Jack Teagarden, Jimmy Dorsey and Victor Lombardo, always refused to put the Happy Jazz Band on the road, although he did accept occasional bookings in other cities. WASHINGTON (AP) The United States television code board laid down principles yesterday against commercials on children's TV programs that exploit, frighten or appeal to violent behavior. Another of the 10 principles adopted by the National Associ- ation of Broadcast Television's review board says: "Appeals shall not be used which directly or by implication contend that if children have a product, they are better than their peers or lacking it will not be accepted by their peers." About 60 per cent of United States TV stations subscribe to the code, but since the national networks do also, the code af- fects virtually all stations. Thursday's action follows steps taken last January to re- duce by 25 per cent the time devoted to commercials and other non-program material during weekend programs de- signed mainly for children. Weekend show times PARAMOUNT Saturday Short Subjects "Scorpio" Last Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children Sunday Short Subjects "Scorpio'' Ona Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children PARAMOUNT CINEMA Saturday Short Subjects "Life and Times of Judge Hoy Bean" Last Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children Sunday "Play It As It Lays" "Limbo" One Complete Show Saturday Short Subjects COLLEGE CINEMA "Five Fingers of Death" Last Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children Sunday Short Subjects "Five Fingers of Death" One Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN Saturday "Silent Running" "Country Music" One Complete Show Family Sunday "Carry on Loving" "High Wild and Free" One Complete Show Adult Saturday, June 9, THI inpMIDOf HMAID 7 FAMED MOUNTAIN BEAST SPOTTED EUGENE, Ore. (AP) A 20- year-old Vida, Ore., woman, Renee Allen, has reported see- ing bigfoot, the legendary mountain beast which supposed- ly lives in the northwest and continuously eludes man. Airs. Allen told police she saw Bigfoot while hiking May 24 Linton Lake in the high Cascades. She was accompanied only by her 2-year-old daughter when she heard a noise and stopped on a trail, Mrs. Allen said. She said she watched from about 40 yards away as a crea- ture ran up a hill with tremen- dous speed and disappeared into the forest. Mrs. Allen said the creature was in her sight for about 90 seconds. She said it ran on two legs, parting brush with its hands and arms "in a swim- mer's breastroke motion." The animal's face, hands and i feet were very dark brown in color and resembled those of human beings, Mrs. Allen said. She said hair on the creature'! body was four to five inches long. Mrs. Allen said she hadn't reported the sighting earlier cause she doubted anyom would believe her, just as she never had believed Bigfoot stories previously. Never too late MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) A Christmas card sent to Virginia Voorhees from a friend in nearby Hagerstown, Md., recently arrived here by special delivery. Miss Voorhees said the card bore a two-cent stamp, customary in the year it was DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic Suite 5th St. S. Ph. 327-7244 paramount cinema SUNDAY STARTS ONE COMPLETE SHOW SUNDAY AT 8 P.M. RESTRICTED ADULT RESTRICTED ADULT FRANK PERRY FILM Maria's life was a search for the ultimate answer even after she found there was none. "PLAY IT AS IT LAYS' IS A SMASH HIT! It ranks high among the best movies I've ever ORIGINAL WORK OF MOVIE, r' "Beautifully performed by' Tuesday Weld and Anthony Perkins. -N.Y. "AN IMPRESSIVE FILM." -flfftt Shim, HNBC-TV A FRANK PERRY FILM ANTHONY PERKINS -TUESDAY WLD HIT NO. 2 'LIMBO' IN COLOR L1IIIDV IN COLOR Starring KATE JACKSON_____ MON. AND TUES. FIRST SHOW AT 7 P.M. green acres drive-in Hirer MonOi Dr. ft Cam Hwr, 327-1100 "SILENT RUNNING" IN COLOR with BRUCE DERN LAST TIMES TONITE "COUNTRY MUSIC" IN COLOR with MARTY ROBBINS T SUNDAY, MON. and TUES. COMPANION FEATURE THE ALL-NEW AND MOST EXCITINQ TRUE-LIFE! ADVENTURE! cu...rt mmnct MM ttmufh tte qe d CatK Mm GORDON EASTMAN 4 KESENTS xtf" LIVE... an incredible summer on a hurt-stopping... CANADA! I GATES OPEN 9 P.M. ONE COMPLETE SHOW P.M. The Lethbridge Shrine Club Wishes to extend a hearty "Thanks' to all who helped make the 1973 Shrine Circus such a Success the many firms and individuals who sponsored children's tickets and to all those who supported us by attending the circus. paramount St. 4th Are. South. NOW SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN ADULT NOT SUITABU FOR CHILDREN paramount cinema St. Aw. South, 327-5100 Lost Times Tonight AT AND P.M. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN college cinema AW. Miyor Mayith Dr., 328 NOW SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. ;