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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta March 6, 1974-THE UBTMBRIDOB HEftALD-7 Approval given cable TV firm to increase service OTTAWA (CP) The Canadian Radio-Television Commission (CRTC) said today it has approved an application by QCTV Ltd. to increase its service area for cable television, but has DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS HOSACK Dwtttl Mechanic i-304 Slh St. S. Ph. 327-7244 'defiled its request to add two Spokane, Wash., TV stations to its Edmonton network. The cablevision company sought to add Spokane stations KREM and KHQ. The latter was denied, and the CRTC said KREM could not be added until one year after Edmonton's new TV station CITV goes on the air. Edmonton Video Ltd. was authorized last August to establish CITV, and the CRTC said it should not have to contend with increased competition for audience until -w -w ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd AVENUE SOUTH EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16GAMES NEW BLACKOUT Played Till Won (No Number Limit) IF WON ON A BLUE BONUS CARD (No Limit Purchased) PAYSDOUBLE ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS March 8th "SOUTH COUNTRY FOUR" RANCH BOYS" "SOUTH COUNTRY FOUR" it has had a chance to become established. The CRTC said that before KREM can be added, QCTV Ltd. will have to reach an agreement with the Edmonton television broadcasters to delete commercial messages from the American stations and substitute replacement material. The CRTC wants a report on negotiations to do this by Dec. 31 this year. The CRTC also said that Capital Cable TV Ltd. has granted permanent Educational Communications Authority and Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Radio services to its cable network serving part of Edmonton and the towns of Leduc, Spruce Grove and Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. But the CRTC also denied Capital Cable's request to carry KHQ-TV from Spokane, and said KREM-TV could be added only on the same conditions as it set for QCTV Ltd STARS FOR OPERA Covent Garden soprano Maria Pellegrini and La Scala tenor Ruggero Bondmo will be featured together in the Canadian Opera Company's production of Verdi's La Traviata this fall in Toronto. Montana woos movie companies Mother, daughter compare scripts Academy award winning actress Jane Wyman, right, and her daughter, Maureen Reagan, compare scripts during a break in filming at Universal Studios. They are working at the same time on different shows on the lot. Maureen is the daughter of Gov. Ronald Reagan. HOLLYWOOD (NBA) Ross Hunter's first production in his new role as head of Brut's filming division will be "Hollywood, Hollywood" if. There's a big "if" to it, too. Hunter was going to make this a musical about the old Hollywood days when he was with Universal. That studio still owns the rights and Hunter must first bargain with Universal's Lew Wasserman. no slouch at the bargaining table. If Hunter gets it back, he'll make it, and Mitzi Gaynor will return to the screen in one of the leading roles. As Hollywood, more and more, goes away from Hollywood to shoot movies on location, many states are wooing film companies. New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada all the nearby states have Los Angeles, all ready, willing and anxious to help movie companies find the right locations and to assist them in any way they can. Now a new state has been heard from. Gov. Thomas Judge of Montana came to town, with the avowed intention of wooing Hollywood to his state. He extolled the virtues of Montana scenery and suggested we all see Clint .Eastwood's "Thunderbolt and which was made there. Judge says there is now legislation pending before the Montana legislature which would exempt movie companies from paying state income taxes It isn't in effect yet but if it is enacted, look out, Montana, you're going to get a lot of movie companies locating there. Hollywood old-timers are making a comparison between the depression days of the early '30s and today The movie business thrived in the depression, as the public sought escape from its economic woes PETER PAN PLANNED A new musical production of Peter Pan, by Sir James Bar- rie, will be staged at Toronto Maple Leaf Gardens in mid- March. Soviet gov't interference forced artists to defect paramount cinema 8th St 4th South 327 5100 ADULT SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE STONE KILLER" in color. Starring Charles Branson and Martin Balsam. Wednesday, March 6 show at p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE SOUL OF NIGGER CHARLEY" in color. Wed- nesday, March 6, show at p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. TABER Tower Theatre "CHARLIE ONE EYE" in color. Starring Richard Roundtree. Wednesday, March 6, shows at and p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT. WEST COAST SEAFOODS TRUCKLOAD SALE OF Fresh Fish and Seafoods WllllMlwIdat Green Acres Drive-In On Mayor Magrath Dr., Herring Oysters Halibut Shrimp Salmon Smoked fish and_Fri., March 7th, 8th From 11 a.m. and p.m. Aak For Prlcelot and Schedule By GERRY BOURDEAU OTTAWA (CP) Two Russian artists who defected to the West in 1972 expressed hope Tuesday for a rebirth of thought in their Communist homeland. Hanna Kolesnyk, who sang the Kiev State Opera, and her husband Wolodmyr, the' former artistic director of the opera, said there is increasing persecution and repression of artists in the Soviet Union and a growing dissident movement against it. Speaking through an interpreter, Mr. Kolesnyk explained how he and his wife were forced by government interference to flee their HOTEL Red Coach Lounge Nightly for your listening ptenure RON ROWE IN THE TAVERN "WES KUCHERAN" THURS.. FBI.. SAT. FILM NIGHT COMING SOON AN INNS CANADA HOTEL com. and nh at 8. izza rlace 329 5th Street S., Phone 329-3434 Enjoy ThMn 3 Ways! EAT HERE TAKE-OUT HOME DELIVERY Enjoy Our Scrumptuous m or our famous... Spaghetti and Meat Balls taatura thick CLAM CHOWDER ewary Monday and Friday We deliver aftar 5 p.m. Daily Monday to Thursday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday 12 Moon to 12 Midnight. 329 -5th Streets. Phone 329-3434 Ukrainian homeland in August, 1972, and seek refuge in Austria and later Australia, where they now reside The two now are taking part in a tour of Canada and the United States Mr. Kolesnyk said he, as artistic director of the Kiev opera, the third largest in the Soviet Union, came under "constant interference in all aspects of life." A former member of the Communist Party, he told of clandestine telephone calls from political sources dictating the opera's repertoire and even the administrative aspect of the company He said there are no lists of prohibited works but some are unacceptable like contemp- orary or experimental works. "Nothing is forbidden on paper but there would be so much political hinderance and interference that experimentation was impossible.-" ABSOLUTE MONARCHY He described the Communist Party ruling class as an absolute monarchy. "The elite can interpret laws anyway they want to preserve the power structure. but that the party membership does not always agree with party line. He admitted that policy changes might occur but not through revolution. More FISHING VIOLATION ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) The Soviet government is required to pay a record for a fishing violation committed three weeks ago by a Soviet trawler, U.S. attorney Kent Edwards said Tuesday. Edwards said he' signed documents releasing the trawler from custody after the Soviet government agreed to pay the sum in settlement of a civil claim against the craft The 173-foot trawler was seized Feb. 5 near the Semidi Island group south of the Alaska Peninsula by a coast guard cutter for fishing within the contiguous U.S. fisheries zone. people were becoming aware of the exploitation of the classes that now exists and changes would occur through popular demand. He said the recent expelling of Soviet author Alexander Solzhenitsyn was a "nervous reaction of nervous self deception" by the Soviet elite and expelling of dissident artists will not become policy. He said he and his wife hope someday to return to the Soviet Union, but not before a "rebirth of thought." "There aren't yet any signs of revolution. But people realize that reality and theory do not correspond. While you can artifically contain change, you cannot stop it.'" Quebec aims for 7. OPEN! AMusfcal written by Tom Jones and Harvey SdrnWt MARCH 7th MEMORIAL CENTRE ADUUS 100 LdHbrldge Community CoOege Harlequin Players CBC control MONTREAL (CP) Quebec will be bidding for more control over the operations of the CBC as part of its drive for cultural sovereignty, Denis Hardy, provincial cultural affairs minister, said today. Mr. Hardy said in an interview the Quebec government has "no precise formula in as far as the CBC's operations in the province are concerned. But he said the province for example, issue broadcasting licences and control the percentage of Quebec content in CBC radio and television programs "on Quebec territory." Whether or not the provincial government would make any kind of financial contributions to the CBC would depend upon conditions set by the federal government, he said. paramount 89i Si 4th South 327 5100 NOW SHOWING 6 Academy 6 Award Nominationa EREDFOM TOGETHER! Show Times MOST VALUABLE TREE The Douglas fir is the world's most valuable timber tree. PARAMOUNT: Short Subjects 7-009-05 THE WAY WE WERE. 7 10 9 15 LAST COMPLETE SHOW- 9-05 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA: Short Subjects 7 15 9 10 CARRY ON MATRON 7.40 9 40 LAST COMPLETE SHOW. 9.10 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT COLLEGE CINEMA MAGNUM FORCE 7OO (No Short Subjects) TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 7DO RESTRICTED ADULT college cinema TonfteandThurs. Last 2 Days Restricted AdtiH Wednesday Night at the LEGION VIMY LOUNGE "METROS" MEMBERS AND INVITED QUESTS ONLY CJOC proudly presents direct from ENGLAND one of the World's Top Groups 'BADFINGER" Plus one of Washington's Toj) Rock Groups "HITCHCOCK" Lethbrrdge Exhibition Pavilion Sunday. March 10th. p.m. ;