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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQE HERALD Monday, June 17, 1974 Country music popular in Czechoslovakia George Hamilton enjoys Soviet tour UCTION We may not have everything listed below but if we don't, we'll help you find it! An.mnps- ash trays, angle iron, atlas's, beds, barbecues bugles black boards boats sools chairs, couches, cages, cars, crow bars, close s. manSs. nuts nylon rope, newels, nails, outboards ox yokes, organs o shoes s.pnons. screws saw horse a, turn hnrklps tubas trumpets trowels, trombones tongs, thermostats, terns eescop s tambours umvlrsal jomts. umons. ukeleles v.olms v.ces vauUs. lalues vanes w.nches. windlass wmgcha-r worm gears, wrenches, xylophones. yokes zoot su.ts 2508 -2nd Aye. North, lethbridge, Tuesday, p.m. See tomorrow's Classified section for a more complete listing! THE [OmuiiUW UCTION TORONTO (GT> One month away Irom age 37, George Hamilton IV has taken his extensive music career to new territories and is becoming involved in new things The North Carolina country singer, by now a Nashville standard and graduate ol the Grand Ole Opry, has dis- covered Canada, has been caught in the enthusiasm ot a relatively new industry here and has' signed an exclusive contract with RCA Canada. In addition, several months ago he completed visits to Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union, where he produced the pure country and western sound ol America aid lec- tured on the loots ol the mu- sic Hamilton said he looked to Canada for a fresh sound He insisted that he has not turned his back on Nashville, nor is he putting down the abilities ot the musicians of "Music Citv I' S.A But in Canada, musicians weie still almost astounded that their sound was appreciated and worthy ot any note. Canadians have not had time to become blase toward their product, he said Thus they do not take it lor granted, lie is so enchanted with young Canadian singers that he is doing his utmost to pro- mote undiscovered talent on his television show out of Hamilton. Ont., which enters its second season this year The weekly program is syndi- cated nationally and is ex- pected to have 20 to 25 outlets next season Hamilton's role as music tu- tor to the youth of Moscow came about by accident While performing a tieebee" at the United States Embassy during his annual stint at the country and western festival in Britain, he was approached Soviet and officials who asked him to perform in their countries I began to suspect that I was kind of being auditioned at the U S embassy for a trip into Eastern Europe, which is the wa> H worked out." he said in an interview just wanted to look me over and see if I was a weirdo- whether they thought I'd be the kind to go in there and shoot im mouth off and get political The sott-sDoken singer ap- New Stampede Park Grandstand And Track Bring You Closer To Stampede Action Than Ever Before V Seats on three levels give you an unobstructed view of the world famous rodeo, chuckwagon races, stage show and thorough- races. Dining and bar facilities are available in the glass- enclosed, air-conditioned Clubhouse while you watch the afternoon and evening performances. mm mm 1 r i i i i i i i i CLUBHOUSE (Children Enclosure cr evenmt Date Desired No of ticket years and under nol 3 ckets good for rush seals 'oo S2 00. (Children 6 12 afterna L. mm mmmmmmmm mm mm AFTERNOON PERFORMANCES Every Day at pm The continent's leading Rodeo stars compete for the largest prize money in the world. New Rodeo arena brings you closer to all the thrilling events than ever before EVENING PERFORMANCES Every night at 8'00 p m The Caloary Stampede's renowned Chuckwagon Races kick-oft an evening of excitement The new. lengthened track will provide for added heights in excitement when the best rigs in the world go after the coveted championship The Young Canadians Of The Calgary Stampede headline a fast-paced stage show featuring a Salute to Aviation The new stage, lighting and sound system will enhance the glamour of this great family show "re Oco o' A 3' Or? -5 0" MAKE YOUR PLANS FOR THE "74 CALGARY STAMPEDE NOW HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 74 STAMPEDE FLARE SQUARE A Salute to Aviation a look at yester- day, today and the tuture in flight CHILDREN'S DAY July 5 12 Children 14 and under admitted to Stampede Park and the special Grand- stand show free until 10 30 am SATURDAY MORNING ROUND-UP July 13th 9 00 a m Special rodeo and chuckwagon races Featuring High School Rodeo finals INDIAN VILLAGE A brand new location Larger than ever before A unique exposition of the great Indian nations FRONTIER CASINO Blackjack, roulette, crown anchor 10am to 2 00 am non-stop action GIANT FUN MIDWAY The world famous Royal American Show this year with a new emphasis on entertaining 'ainiy fun BIG FOUR EXHIRITS A thousand-and-one things to see. do. taste, and enjoy LIVESTOCK EXHIBITS The finest beef and dairy cattle, sheep. swine and horses from all parts of the continent brought together for judging and sale This year Agriscope 74 presents "Poultry on Parade STAMPEDE CORRAL This year ihe new home of Women's World. Photo Saion. School Work and Arts Alive CASH DRAWS AND PRIZES The chance of a lifetime in the Kinsmen Car Awards. S75 000 Pot 0" Gold and S200.000 Chuck-wagon Sweepstake pealed to the ofhcials and lie became the first American country and western per- former to appear in the Com- munist world "1 went over there with pre- conceived ideas about every- thing being black and white and grey and Doctor Zlnvago I came to Czechoslovakia and found a country music band. Jin Brabec and the Country one guy in the group could speak English and they played every one of my songs just like the record, only better "It was the best backing I've ever Canada or America or England or any- where else In Moscow, he was invited to lecture on the country sound at the UniversiU of Moscow, where he spoke thiough a translator, and at the Institute ot Foreign Lan- guages, where the students "speak our language better than I do Hamilton admits having felt a sense ot frustration when the students through shyness or through previous coaching from school not respond to his request for questions following his lecture How ever at the foreign lan- guage institute one girl stood up and said "We want to sing with vou The ensuing singalong. which moved Hamilton to the point where "the hair on the back of my neck was standing straight up covered such numbers as The Saints Go Marching In This Land is Your Land and a variation of Down Bv the gonna lay down our atom bombs down by the riv- erside Band denied funds EDMONTON The Canadian Flag will remain unfurled at the Cup Soccer finals in Munich in .Juh because the band chosen to represent this country can't get federal support to go. the director ol the Alberta All Girls Drum and Bugle Band said this week Bob Nagel said the band is prepared to trv to shame the government into a show of support refusing to carry the flag unless the government comes through with a grant The ttorld Cup Association has pledged for meals and lodging while the band is m Geimanv. Alberta will contribute SI3.000 themselves, he said But there remains another 000 to be found for expenses and charter fees and the federal government so far has not been contributed, he said Mr Nagel said the threat not to carry the Canadian flag was contained in a letter handed Prime Minister Trudcau during his campaign visit to Edmonton this week. The band is made up of 130 girls aged 14 to 21 ICd mon ton announcer dead at 63 s EDMONTON (HI at Tuesddi H( s lon Mi M i--.'-' 't Illl j Mill p 111 It x .-MI'Jsl'I f> im r, ,1 J M( MisU1! i, I H" ,l Ml I If! KlIV ,ii iin 11 i'i'( MS (i UJ'i JIK! iu n't iki Mill 1's.lit it" MP Illlslii .11 I Ml' I KIM.: CBR 1010 Mondax r. M II "ipp' IN II I MMSI, I.' Illl. "Jilt K HI 'M ,id s V, h III I'l I Ml ili' "HI lls I K- u 111 (I I I" ii. i. .s .J II. Tuesday I I U I Mill i >nt -v I tul Ml II I 1 H.I i lin i i J I' 4 DO i in M Honu' Hun 1'iilitK.iI Br.iaiic.isi V.nrlii at Six 0> U. 0) Q. O V O. 55 a 0) a 'Join the Pepsi People Feeling Free" HELP SUPPORT MINOR SOCCER Minor soccer is growing in Lethbridge and we need your help. This year we have 4 MITE TEAMS 3 PEEWEE TEAMS 3 BANTAM TEAMS 1 MIDGET TEAM Almost double over last years participation. You can see ihe boys play- MONDAY or WEDNESDAY p.m. p.m. at these locations: WILSON JR. HIGH WINSTON CHURCHILL FLEETWOOD BAWDEN AGNES DAVIDSON ANYONE INTERESTED IN HELPING OUT IS URGED TO CALL NIGEL ALEXANDER 327-7306 ALLAN WATSON GILBERT PATERSON ST. BASILS 'Join the People Feeling Free" TZ (P "O (P O (D 3" CD Mond.u I Q) j CD O ID i i (0 O V) (D r, 'in Q) V--.1 Q K O "A "Ik h JB (D Tniih w 7 CD O CD H-i'Jlin O Minn- i! H jr.-. 0) I.i 3 "T Jc" Q f -ni a in nn 0) ITic TI a CD v T1! O 1 O T'fflirhl QI MM-.V- 11 Til'' O V ffl in o "A "n CJ nn 1 M O 1 Jfl') i WollO .'I "i nj; j f, IS O vjluti- 1" VT (D l-rfTTTI 7 03 .in fJ J M O 'Mi. CD Krint c, 'i'i o Tnria-, m MTf "A I IS O 'I'i rlil