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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DRINK IT ALL OFF Gunilla Knutson, the Scandina- vian siren urged male television viewers lo "take ft all has turned her talents from selling shaving cream to promoting wine. MTss Knulson, now married and ihe mother of a three-month old son, is shown re- cently in her New York apartment, wilh some samples. THANK YOU! The IB Barons Car Club willies to thanlc alE who attended the 9ih Annual Rod and Cuitam Show, and the following trophy sponsors: COUEGE MERCURY Sweepstakes Custom; People's Choice. BENY CHEV. OlDS 1st plat, competition Street and Drag. PARTSMAN AUTOMOTIVE Best Paint and Body. EL RANCHO TEXACO 2nd Place Mild Custom. PARK PtAZA MOTOR HOTEL _ Best Club Display. TOWN COUNTRY MOTORS III place Competition Strip. SMITTY'S PANCAKE HOUSE 1st place Full Custom. MARSHALL AUTO WRECKERS 2nd place Rod Pickup. MOORE'S ESSO 2nd place Competition Strip. TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE Best Individual Display. TROJAN AUTOMOTIVE Hot Rod Sweepstakes. CUSTOM ENGINE Best Engine Compartment. HERMAN'S UPHOLSTERY Best Interior. CHINOOK 66 1st place Mild Custom. MUNTZ STEREO CENTRE Mvntz Stereo Centre Trophy. DIEPPE SERVICE 1st place Non-production Vehicle. And to the news media, and others who helped make our show a success. Thanks from the Executive and Members. Le BARONS CAR CLUB Canadian replaces Carol Burnett HOLLYWOOD CAP) David leinbcrg, a leprechaun-sized omcdian, was followed into his ffico by liis secretary, Mary Cay, who asked. "Would you ike lie re- ilied, 'la lilllc respect." Steinberg sat down beliind liis desk at CBS Television City where lie is preparing live sum- mer shows as a replacement for Carol Burnett beginning Vednesday, July 19. "I just found out we've lost a lie announced. "Variety ihows guests are the most ipoiled people in [he world. We make a lot of money for doing nothing. "You can walk through a ;how without using the full ca- a c i t i e s of your talent. It loesn't matter to a lot of people >ut it does to me." Steinberg, a native of St. Bon- iface, Man., respects his craft and demands that others do to the same. "I'll tell you what's he said. "There aren't ;hat many new, innovative peo- ple around. People'coming on don't know what it is to play before a live audience. DEVELOPED OWN ACT "I worked with the Second City group for seven years and then I developed my own Steinberg said. "The people coming out today get immediate exposure and fizzle out. DAVID STEINBERG time ripe DiETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic Suite 8-304 5lh St. S. Ph. 327-7244 MONTE CARLO DANCE ACADEMY IS SPONSORING A Dance-A-Thon SATURDAY, JULY 1 with all proceeds to ths CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION Name of Sponsor Address.............................. Telephone Pledge; Number of hours and amount per hour. Mall this coupon to Monls Carlo Dctnce Academy, 535 13lh Si. N. WHICH SCENE WILL YOU MAKE THIS SUMMER? "You can coast on your car- er and be known and make loney. But if you want to be cally good you have to go irough a constant state of be- .nnings. You have to start gain with new material." Steinberg has had Us own series of beginnings, not only In the direction of his comedy but in his search for audiences. "Initially, there was no ques- tion that 1 was after the college he said. "But my at- titude toward them has changed. Now I want the widest Jitters obvious it Shaiv opener NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, >nt. (CP) The Shaw Fesll- als llth season opened Monday light with a slow-moving and entle-humored American com- idy from the 1920s that proved "i be a general audience Jeaser. It was a break from tradition or (lie festival to open with The toyal Family, a fond look at an m e r i c a n theatrical family trongly resembling the famous iarrymores, written in IS27 by jeorge Kaufman and Edna Fer- ber. It yas the first time a non- 'havian play opened the world's jnly festival devoted to the vorks of Irish playwright leorge Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries, and also the irst time the festival ever had staged an American play. While first-night jitters werrj obvious in muffed lines and the [reduction's pace frequently dragged, there were many amusing moments and' some very moving ones. Performances by Ruth as Fanny Cavendish, Charmoion flng as Julia Cavendish, Jim McQueen as Tony Caven- dish, Shepperd Strudwick Hab Dean, Susan Hogan as and especially Jonah Royston as Gilbert Marshal made the fragility of the play and the faults of the productioi slight in significance. APPLAUSE WARM The capacity audience, which included Ontario Premier Wil Jam Davis, gave the perform ers warm ovations at the end o each act. The production, directed bj Canadian actor-director Don ale Davis, has a four-week run, anc will be followed by two Shaw plays, performed in repertory throughout the remainder of thi 12-week season. Not communicating? When the conversation stops, maybe dancing should Dancing brings you close, nothing comes closer. Are you always on the "Mnge' of fun and friends on the outside looking in simply be causa you can't dance or aren't confident socfaf- ly? Rediscover what il'i like (o hofd some- one In your arms again. Unwind, Relax lose your upifghis. impossible to sustain an argument on the- dance floor. Try Dancing Try if. Dancing you together emotion- ally and physlcaly. This vacaiion be pre- pared fo meal new, exciting peopla that would love lo be your friends. Let our ex- pert instructors show you ihe best "fun" insurance available. "Air Conditioned Ballrooms" YOUR FIRST LESSONS ARE ONLY' CALL NOW 327-1442 535 13th St. N. (Limited Offer) Lothbridge, Alto. Both Getting Married, open- ng July 16, and Misalliance, which opens July 19 after a sev- in-week tour of central Canada and eastern United States, aro duected by Paxton Whitehead, .he festival's artistic director. This is the last season produc- tions are being presented in tho small Court House Theatre. Next year will see the opening of a new 800-seat theatre, now under construction in this scenic community 40 miles north of Ni- agara Falls. As first-nighters, decked out in formal and fadish fashions, entered the court house theatre Monday night they were invited to contribute 51 each toward putting a roof on the new build- ing, which is being built at a total cost of million. In the tradition of past festi- vals, the Welland City police pipe band provided music in llr street before the show and dur ing intermissions. Critics generally gave re- served approval to The Roya Family. June 14, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID 7 Plenty to be proud of audience possible without changing my intelligence or my point of view." He feels the time is now right on television for his slightly sa- .irical ami completely outra- geous point of view because of he break-Uirough made by All in the Family. 'The television audience wasn't buying irreverence be- 'ore because they'd never been exposed lo it he said. "If you do a very specialized hing you'll bring other people around to it. If you bring a tele- vision blandness toward it it won't work." Steinberg had always been considered something of a con- troversial comedian, stemming lartly from his role in the CBS- Smothers Brothers feud. Parts of a humorous sermon he deliv- ered on a Smothers Brothers show in October 1968 were cen- sored by CBS. "Once you're lagged as a con- troversial figure you can come out and recite a greeting card and slir up a he said. "Controversy isn't some- thing I seek out. It doesn't help you in television. CBS would just as soon I had not been asso- ciated with the Smothers Broth- ers controversy. "On tfie other hand, I don't see myself as a buffoon. I don't want to present myself lo an audience as a fool. You have to stir up an audience. Otherwise you have the kind of tiling that passes lor humor now. "The vaudeville humor on tel- evision provokes a Pavloviar response from the audience be cause they know the lines. The best humor is spontaneous when the audience doesn't know where you're going." LONDON (CP) British journalists who attended a five- day series of showcase concerts featuring some of Canada's leading pop musicians in To- ronto and Montreal last week found that the Canadian branch of Ihis industry 'has plenty lo be proud savs The Daily Mail. Keporls appearing here of the mammoth promotion tour for 100 European pop criti- cs, organized by the Canadian overnmonl and local record ompanies, praise tile high qual- y of the concerts and are opti- istic about Canada's chance on ic European pop music mar- :t. The Mail's pop columnist Mi- lael Cable found that "things re changing in Canada." "The apathy towards home- rown pop in Canada, which Famed blues singer dies NEW YORK (AP) The fu- neral of blues singer Jimmy Rushing, 68, vocalist with the Count Basie band from 1935 to 1050, was held at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Manhattan, with Count Basie, Benny Good- man and many other musicians in the. congregation. Rev. John G, Gensel, minister of the jazz community, recalled that in recent years jazz experts "have spoken of him as the greatest singer." living male The minister jazz also spokp of Bushing's childlike qualities of tenderness, curiosity and sophistication. SOUTHERN ALBERT THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "BLESS THE BEASTS AND CHILDREN" In color "THE HUNTERS THE PREY AND THE Wednesday, June 14. Show nt p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "NO BLADE OF GRASS" In color. Starring Jean Wal- lace and Nigel Patrick. Wednesday, June 14. Stow at p.m. Restricted Adult. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "WOODSTOCK" In Technicolor. Starring Joan Bacz, Joe Cocker, Crosby, Stills and Nash, plus many more. Wednesday, June 14. Show at p.m. Restricted Adult. TABER Tower Theatre "SKIN GAME" In color. Starring James Garner, Lou Gossett and Susan Clark. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, June 14, 15 and 16. Wednesday shows at and p.m. Adult. James Andrew Husliing knew he had cancer even as he worked at a jazz club, the Half Note, every weekend until he went into the hospital for thi last time, May 12. Rushing's best-known blues songs were Coin' to Chicago Sent for You Yesterday, Whj Did You Come Today Goot Morning Blues and I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts ol Town Others among the musicians present were Tyree Glenn, A Kibbler, Buck Clayton, Mil Hinton, Gus Johnson, Tedd) Reed, Freddy Green, Luck Thompson, Rudy Powell, EC Lewis and some members o the current Basie band. New bullets NEW YORK (AP) _ The po lico department has disclosed s issuing new bullets to polic.. flat-tipped type known a "semi-wadcutter" whic officials say is less likely to ri cochet in crowded city cond: lions. The new bullets, official said Tuesday, also are more e 'icient in lfanti-personnel" wor realise they tend to punc h r o u g h bone rather tho bounce off it. ARMY, NAVY AIR FORCE VETERANS CLUB LETHBRIDGE UNIT NO. 34 FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT PLEASURE "THE FRIENDtY CLUB OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA" PRESENTS THE FOLLOWING EVENTS- EVERY WEDNESDAY STEAK NIGHT to p.m. featuring [Dor. T-Bona for lha Mailer 8 or. T-Bono for hli Lady WROPRIATE BEVERAGE BOTH FOR SC-50 THURSDAY, JUNE 15th BY POPULAR REQUEST DANCE IN THE LOUNGE TO BARNEY and THE BEER NUTS FRIDAY, JUNE 16th DANCING IN THE LOUNGE BARNEY and THE BEER NUTS SATURDAY, JUNE 17th LOUNGE-SINCLAIR TRIO CANTEEN BARNEY end THE BEER NUTS HAPPY HOURS WED. 1 !o 3 p.m. FRI. to p.m. SAT. to p.m. ALL THIS AND MUCH MORE FOR MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS CLAIM DESTROYED HONG KONG (Reuter) North Vietnam's Catholics sa at least 13 churches have hee lestroyed and numerous devo- ,ees killed or wounded in th last two months as a result 'lie U.S. bombing. A statemen from the Catholic Federation i STorth Vietnam broadcast b Hanoi Radio said Wednesda lhat since the U.S. bombin first started in 1965 more tha 500 churches throughout th country have been destroyed. used to force artists to go out- side their own country lo make their names, is disappearing quickly." The Daily Express sees tho Canadian government's support in the promotion drive as "a rare gesture." "The idea of pop musicians and politicians joinuig forces lo prepare their music industry for a big invasion of the European market indicates that Canada is searching for an identity rate from America." COHABITATION LEGAL ZURICH (Reuter) The Zu- rich cantonal parliament voted 9fi lo 46 Tuesday to abolish a 50-year-old law forbidding cou- ples lo live together unless they are married. The ban is still in force in nine other areas tn Switzerland. ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue Soulh EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 50 NUMBERS JACKPOT IN 55 NOS. IN IN 57 NOS. IF no bingo called oflpr 57 we will continue for NO ONE UNDER 14 YEARS AUOWEDl PUBUC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS ENTERTAINMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS TONITE THURSDAY-JUNE 15-CHEMOS FRIDAY-JUNE T6-CHEMOS SATURDAY JUNE 17-FOUR HITS AND A MISS Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "The Honkers" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA "The Godfather" One Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects "Kama Sutra" Last Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN "Invincible Six" "Fools" One Complete Show GATES OPEN P.M. ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT P.M. TONIGHT end THURSDAY KIUSIS AND THIEVESI IF THEY LIVE, THEY'LL END UP AS HEROES! ADULT I SECOND FEATURE Jason Robords Katharine Ross PARAMOUNT f.vt S 811. S' 32' TONIGHT thru FRI. 2 Shows at and p.m. a. rough bull or bronc that can't be broken. Lew Lathrop is a P UTCGAEDlOIJiVENp JAMES COBURN HONKERS" SUMPICKENS HWE ARCHER Moiie by JIMMIE HAS.K EII, ALL THEATRES COMFORTABLY AIR CONDITIONED RESTRICTED ADULT COUEGE TONITE end THURS. AT P.M. COME TO THE KAMA SUTRA I W4NTTO SHOW YOU SOMETHINOI..In Color ;