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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, May 12, 1973 THE IETHBRIDOI HERALD f Youth orchestras in big festival LONDON (CP) About young musicians, dancers and singers from countries as far distant as Canada and Czech- oslovakia will converge on Aberdeen and London in late eummer for the International Festival of Youth an annual event which up till now has been held in Switzer- land. The festival, sponsored by a charitable foundation based in Britain with Prime Minister Heath as its president, will see two Canadian groups this year. They are the Rusalka Dance Ensemble of Winnipeg, a Ukrai- nian folk-dancing company making its European debut, and the New Brunswick Youth Or- chestra. The festival, which opens In the northeast Scottish port of Aberdeen Aug. 6, will spread out from there to Edinburgh, Glasgow and several centres in the Highlands before reaching a climax in London Aug. 17-19. F CUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. 1 4 T t EVENING ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS Tonight Saturday 'Hootchy Kootchy Henry' Members and their guests only! 4 SOUTHERN ALBERT, THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN RIDE" In color. Star- ring Lee Van Cleef. Saturday, May 12. Shews at and p.m. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF APES" In color. Starring Roddy McDowell. Saturday, May 12. Shows at and p.m. Family. PINCHER CRfcEK Fox Theatre "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER" In Technicolor. Starring Sean Connery, Jill St. John and Charles Gray. Saturday, May 12. Shaws at and p.m. Adult. Sunday, May 13. Show at p.m. "THE DESERTER" In Techni- color. Adult Not Suitable For Children. TABER Tower Theatre "NICHOLAS AND color. Starring Mich- ael Jayston ano Janet Suzman. Saturday, May 12. One show only at p.m. Adult. Sunday, May 13 at p.m. Special Double Feature Honor Show "CHRISSEN- DOR" In color. Plus "DRACULA A.D. 1972" In color. Adult. New cable deal coming OTTAWA (CP) Apartment tenants who find landlords and cable television operators re- luctant to provide cable TV may get a helping hand from the Canadian Radio Television Commission The CRTC says it Intends to develop a policy to deal with this problem of "conflicting legal rights and obligations as between tenants, landlords and cable operators." The commission's comment came in a statement approving a licence renewal application by Calgary Cable TV Ltd. The licence renewal is effective be- tween Aug. 1, 1973 and March 31, 1978. PARAMOUNT Saturday Short Subjects "Jeremiah Johnson" Last Complete Show Family Sunday Short Subjects "Jeremiah Johnson" One Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Saturday Short Subjects 7'15 "Heartbreak Kid" Last Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children Sunday Short Subjects "Heartbreak Kid" One Complete Show Adult, Not Suitable for Children COLLEGE CINEMA Saturday Short Subjects "Shamus" Last Complete Show Restricted Adult Sunday Short Subjects "Shamus" One Complete Show Restricted Adult GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN Saturday "They Only Kill Their Masters" "Wrath of God" One Complete Show Adult Sunday "Murder in Rue Morgue" "Frogs" One Complete Show Adult ALLIED ARTS COUNCIL "SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE YATES" CONCERT DALE KETCHESON (Guitar) THE JAZZ SCENE TOM MELLIN6 (Tenor) MARDINE FRANCIS (Flute) THE JOLLIFFE DANCERS (DANCES MOD AND MEDIEVAL) SUNDAY, MAY P.M. TICKETS: LEISTERS Adults ALL STUDENTS AND SENIOR CITIZENS GOOD fro VENTURA INN RESTAURANT LTD. 1814 20th Avenue-Phone 345-3080 or 345-4811 Now Under the Management of The VENTURA HOTEL Operated by VERN SCHEID We tnvite Your Inquiries and Bookings! BANQUETS WEDDINGS MEETINGS STAGS, ETC. Reasonable Ratesl All facilities available! Air-Conditionedl Be sure to check our rates first serve all your needs! We are pleased to announce appointment of MR. FRED AHLERT -Aj Manager of The Ventura Inn and Beverage Room. Stop in and say Hi to Fred! APPEARING TONIGHT AT VENTURA TAVERN 'LINDA' RAE ROGERS NO LONGER RIDES TRIGGER APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (AP) idol Roy Rogers no longer rides his horse Trigger. But he has a beat-up truck he uses for friendly visits into town from the adobe ranch house where a big Bible is always open on the table. "I get around just can't go killing says the 61-year-old Rogers. He suf- fered a mild heart attack 15 years ago and had another recently. "But I expect to keep right on doing what I'm doing until I'm he said in an interview. Rogers lives on a 67-acre horse ranch near Apple Valley, a desert community. In the stables are 30 thoroughbreds, including the colt Triggaro, which Rogers says has never been out of the money. During a 30-year film career Rogers starred in 87 Westerns and 101 television shows, al- ways with horse Trigger, usu- ally with dog Bullet and mostly with wife Dale Evans. Dale, 59, and Rogers are still together. But Trigger Bul- let have been stuffed and mounted, and are on display in the couple's "personal mu- seum." ROY ROGERS Rogers once said: "When I die, I may be stuffed and put up there right alongside them.' New ventures on the drawing boards, Rogers says, are a million Roy Rogers Western World at nearby VictorviUe and a series of old Westerns he will package for television. The couple plans a swing this summer on the rodeo and state fair circuit. In recent years, the two have appeared at Christian and anti-Communist crusades. And Dale is writing her 13th one on a recent trip she took through the Holy Land. The Rogers have 15 grand- children, including several by previous marriages. Dale was married once, Roy twice, before their marriage New Years Eve in 1947. The Rogers say religious faith has played a big role in their lives. They often kneel in prayer. They say personal faith is vi- tal: Roy says he and agent Art Rush have never had a contract in their 33 years together. "Never needed one. Our word is our bond.' 50 years in film business By BOB THOMAS BURBANK, Calif. (AP) It all began with a bicycle shop run by four brothers in Young- stown, Ohio. Today Warner Bros, does a million busi- ness yearly bringing movie, television and music entertain- ment to the world. Fifty years ago last month, Sam, Harry, Albert and Jack Warner formed Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. Their successors have planned a year-long cele- bration of the event, starting with the appearance of five new films at the Cannes Film Festi- val this month. One of the founding brothers remains: Jack L. Warner, who sold his interest in the company in 1966 and became an inde- pendent producer. We are very hopeful that he will take part in the celebra- said a company execu- uve, "and he has indicated that he will." J. L. could scarcely resist. He is the last link to a colorful chapter in entertainment his- tory. In his autobiography, My First Hundred Years in Holly- wood. Warner told how the fam- ily entered the film business in 1903: "We heard there was a car- nival coming up in Niles, only a few miles away, and Sam ren- ted an empty store there on a main street. When the carnival opened, we were ready for busi- ness. Albert sold tickets, Rose (a sister) played the piano while I sang illustrated songs, and Sam ran the projector. "At the end cf the week we counted our receipts, and we had That convinced the brothers to abandon their bicycle shop and move into the growing movie business. They started a distributing company in Pitts- burgh, then in 1912 decided there was more money in mak- ing films. They began produc- ing in St. Louis and California. Their first big hit came in 1917, when they released My Four Years in Germany, based on the experiences of Ambassa- dor James W. Gerard. Shortly after forming Warner Bros. Pictures in 1923, Jack Warner discovered their first big star a German shepherd named Rin Tin Tin. PIONEER TALKIES Warner Bros, was only a mi nor threat to the big film com- panies until Oct. 6, 1927. That was the day of the premiere in New York of The Jazz Singer, in which Al Jolson spoke in the first major talking film. The film started the revolution from silents to talkies, and Warner Bros, had a head start. In 1929, the company turned out 81 movies, most of them forgettable. But the 1930s brought the real flowering of Warner Bros. More than any other studio, Warners caught the temper of the times. The gangster era was depicted in Little Caesar and Public Enemy. Musicals like 42nd Street and the Gold- diggers series captured the brassy tempo of the 1930s. The American social conscience was LCI. BAND SPRING CONCERT PRESENTED BY THE CONCERT AND STAGE BANDS TUESDAY, MAY 15th 8 p.m. YATES CENTRE Tickets at the door proceeds lo tha BAND UNIFORM FUND expressed in I Am a Fugutive from a Chain Gang and They Won't Forget. The Warners stars seemed to possess more vitality than those I of other studios: Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, James Cag- ney, Edward G. Robinson, Er- rol Flynn, Paul Muni, Pat O'Brien, Dick Powell, Joan Btandell. Warners portrayed the grow- ing German menace with Con- fessions of a Nazi Spy. During the Second World War, the stu- dio turned out a host of war films. Prosperity continued Into the post-war years with such hits as Treasure of the Sierra Madre, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Nun's Story, Who's Afraid of Virginia My Fair Lady, Bonnie and Clyde. But in the 3960s it seemed ap- parent that Jack Warner had lost his enthusiasm for guiding a film company through trou- bled new times. He sold his in- terest to Seven Arts, which in 1969 sold out to Kinney National Service. The new management has led the company to new highs of in- come: million in 1972 for a profit of million. Recent film hits have bean Woodstock, and Summer of '42, Klute and A Clockwork Orange. CNE talent resolution supported LABOR CLUB WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 50 Game No. 1 50 10 Games Blackout in 57 Numbers 11 Games Prize Money.......... 20 ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card All Wood Cards 5Qg Each Children Under 16 Not Allowed Binge will also be played in the club room for members and their invited Musie Friday and Saturday Banquet facilities Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N. TORONTO (CP) A resolu- tion calling for at least 60 per cent of the entertainment head- liners at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) to be Cana- dians has been endorsed by the Metropolitan Toronto coun- cil executive committee. The resolution is not binding on the CNE board of directors. David G-arrick, general man- ager of the annual exhibition, said that of all the performers hired, not just fliose for the main grandstand show, about 90 to 95 per cent of the talent is Canadian. Aid. Ben Nobleman of the borough of York, sponsor of the resolution, said 90 per cent of the headline talent is from tho United States. He commended Stompln' Tom Connors, the Canadian singer, I for refusing to appear at the, CNE this year "because they j left it too late and refused to pay him as much as American performers." i___ FAMILY paramount Ml St. 40) AM Sooth. 327-6100 NOW SHOWING Thru TUES. Television pirates slash red tape OTTAWA (CP) -The tele- vision pirates of Ross Rivev, Y.T., likely will.become legal before long. The community of about 300 kidnapped a CBC television signal early in April with the aid of a home-made TV relay station that pulls in a station at Faro, Y.T., 40 miles away. A representative of the Ca- nadian Radio-Television Com- mission (CRTC) visited Ross River recently to advise the pirates on the procedure to be followed in legalizing their rebroadcasting station. And the commission is "very sympathetic" towards the project, which Is illegal under the Broadcasting Act. When the CBC instituted its new northern service, using Teksat Canada's Anik I com- munications satellite, Ross River was 200 people short of the requirement for the serv- ice. Its residents, disgusted at bureaucracy and red tape, would have been stymied, ex- cept for Al Kulan, Ross River's millionaire mining prospector. He took the problem to an engineering firm and dis- covered that a nearby hilltop was the ideal spot for a re- broadcast relay to pull in the Faro signal. The residents worked on an access road and Mr. Kulan spent of his own money to build the relay. A CRTC spokesman said the station needs a technical certificate, which should not be too difficult to obtain, .be- fore it can be licensed. And even if it doesn't receive approval Al Ku- lan got to watch the Stanley Cup playoffs in color this year. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic Suite 8-----304 5th St. S. Ph. 327-7244 CITY OF LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT SUMMER SEASON FAMILY SWiMMING PASS VALID FOR ALL PUBLIC SWIMMING SESSIONS AT All CITY SWIMMING POOLS FROM MAY 15 SEPTEMBER 15, 1973. Now on sale at the FR.ITZ SSCK POOL DURING PUBLIC SWIMMING HOURS PRICE: S25.QO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES 3rd ANNIVERSARY BINGO NIGHT 15th GAME JACKPOT IN 55 NOS. in 56 NOS. in 57 NOS. If no bingo called after 57 numbers we will continue for BONUS JACKPOT 50 NOS. If no bingo called in 50 nos. we will continue for NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS ALLOWED) PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY DOWNSTAIRS Weekend Entertainment for ELKS and INVITED GUESTS ONLY TONITE "PAYMOND CANADIANS" green acres drive-in Mirer Mtgrsth Dr. Coum Hwy., 327-1100 "THEY ONLY KILL THEIR MASTERS" Color JAMES GARNER LAST TIMES TONITE "WRATH OF GOD" IN COLOR with ROBERT MITCHUM SUNDAY, MON. and TUES. ADULT COLOR by Movielab "FROGS'.URAYHILLAND SAM ELLIOTT SECOND FEATURE I EDGAR ALLAN PbPS classic of the grbtesqii Murders CCK.OR Sy MovKlab AMERICAN INTERNATIOI GATES OPEN ONE COMPLETE SHOW 9 P.M. some say he's dead... ..Jeremiah Johnson' SUNDAY AT P.M. ONLY Robert Redlord From Warner IntefMtB-al Neil Simon's The Heartbreak Kid An Elaine May Film ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN paramount cinema St. S, 4th Ava. South. 327-5100 SHOW'NC college cinema 200) Am. Mjyor Mtgrath NOW SHOWING SUNDAY ONE SHOW AT P.M. ;