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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta May 1074 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD-7 Falk is like Columbo Clowning around These three ne'er-do-wells will be part of the fun May 27 and 28 when the Al Azhar Shrine Circus comes to the Lethbridge exhibition grounds. Tickets to the annual event cost each and are available from local Shriners. The clowns work for Hubert Castle International Circus. THE PASSPORT FACTORY 5 min Service on Passport. Citizenship. I.D. and Visa PHOTOS Upstairs Suite E 303-5th So. 328-9344 National librarian says Canada in books9 SASKATOON challenge of the information Canada is poor in explosion unless resources are that it cannot hope to meet the Guy ___ ______________ national librarian of LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION SERVICES Underground Sprinkling Systems Residential Industrial Parks Golf Courses Farmsteads MELNOR SPRINKLER EQUIPMENT Phone 328-0924 Lethbridge AT THE HOLIDAY INN THEATRE CHAUCER'S A FUN MUSICAL With David Mann as Nicholas Sheri McFadden as Allison Fri. shows at and p.m. 75e Wed. City of Lethbridge Community Services Department and the LETHBRIDGE SUMMER COMPETITIVE SWIM CLUB announce REGISTRATIONS for the 1974 Season May from p.m. Civic Sports Centre Registration FREE with purchase of a Family Swim Pass or per person For Further contact Mrs. Bette Wilson at 328-4817 or the Community Services City of at Local 256. Elk Point grant okay EDMONTON Alberta's provincial auditor said Wednesday municipal grants made by the former Social Credit government that had been questioned by Deputy Premier Hugh Horner were not improper. Dr. during a highly charged debate last claimed that politically motivated grants were made by the Social Credit government during the 1971 election campaign. Auditor D. W. Rogers said a grant named by Dr. Horner for an arena in Elk Point for a purpose not inconsistent the money contained in the budget. said Friday. universities and other institutions must develop compatible bibliographic systems to improve sharing by all who need them of the relatively limited resources available to he said. Dr. Sylvestre was speaking at the official opening of the new main library building of the University of Saskatchewan. University librarian D. C. Applt said the third addition a real need .just before examinations students were complaining of not being able to find space in the two the new building was to be a search library and the old Murray Memorial Building would have been remodelled for a separate undergraduate collection. But a 1972 inventory resulted in a reduction of the library's entitlement and the two were combined in the new building. Lethbridge Federal Progressive Conservative NOMINATION MEETING to be held at the EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL 8 p.m. May 1974 Guest Speaker Members of Parliament for Vegreville and Chairman of the Lethbridge Federal Progressive Conservative Association May 20 June 1 And his change of habit INERS' 733 -13th St. N. Members and Invited Guests Coming to Lethbridge May 27th and 28th 2 and p.m. SMNGLELAND LETHBRIDGE EXHIBITION GRANDSTAND SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES layfair Theatre AND in color Starring Cliff Gorman. May 21 show at p.m. FORT Theatre NASHVILLE in color. Starring Johnny Cash and Hank May show at p.m. FAMILY. PINCHER Theatre FINGERS OF in color. May 21 Show at p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. Theatre LEGENDS in color. Starrin Richard Wid- mark. May 21 shows at and p.m. ADULT.___________________________ By JERRY BUCK BEVERLY Calif. Peter Falk was a poolplaying fool. can't do anything half the 44-year-old star of Columbo recalled. can't shoot pool from 11 to 1 o'clock. I'd come home at 8 o'clock in the morning I got into bed and my wife rolled over and said 'Why don't you grow she'd been it wouldn't have had much ef- He swore off and retired his pool cue about five years ago. But books on billiards still line the den walls of his Tudor mansion in Beverly Hills. It looke like one of the rich places he visits in shambling in wearing a wrinkled raincoat and dribbling cigar ashes on the carpet. my personal life I'm not the best-dressed Falk said. I don't have Col- umbo's insatiable curiosity. share with him a certain obsessiveness. He doesn't quit. I don't quit either. think he's a happy fellow. I think so am 1.1 think I prob- ably have a bigger ego than he does. He gets his satisfaction out of doing his job. He knows who he is and he has no need for superficial Falk's first TV The Trials of ran for 22 episodes in 1965-66. is a man of few he said. was a man of a few thousand words. Columbo defers to others. O'Brien was Falk said that next season he will make only six Columbo episodes instead of eight. fewer you make the better they he said. it gives me much more time to make Through much of his Falk played characters who came on strong. In he was a philandering husband who got Jack Lemmon to take his wife off his hands. Two gangster Murder Inc. in 1961 and A Pocketful of Miracles in won him Os- car nominations. At his his two Emmys are stuck on a bottom shelf of a bookcase. He won the first in 1962 as the feisty truck driver in The Price of Tomatoes on The Dick Powell and his second in 1972 for Columbo. born in New York City and raised in had acted much of his but resisted turning professional until 1955 when he was 26 who had earned a master's degree in public administration at Syracuse worked as an efficiency expert for the state of Connecticut and at night performed with the Mark Twain an amateur theatre group. Then he went to New York in 1955 and got a role as the earthy bartender in a stage production of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh. In rapid succession he ap- peared in four other plays and went into movies and television. He met his wife Alyce at Syracuse and married in 1960. They have two small daughters. Seattle hookers organize union SEATTLE Local prostitutes have organized a union to provide legal aid for their arrested co workers. Better an honest hooker an a crooked is the motto of the group that calls itself Come Off Your Old Tired Ethics Janine who describes herself as a former is organizing COYOTE in Seattle. She says the chapter will concentrate Ask Dick Kleiner DEAR Would you be able to tell me the name ot the motion picture that the late Eric Fleming was making when he was tragically JEANNE San Diego. It wasn't a movie. It was a television and it was never finished. After the it was abandoned. DEAR Can you please tell me where I can get a book that records all the deceased actors and I dislike having to bother you every time I want to know if a particular person in acting is still alive. MRS. W. R. Denver. You'll put me out of business if you know as much as I do. in the spirit of public the two best reference books are the good old World Almanac and Leslie Halliwell's Filmgoer's DEAR Several of us mentioned that Barbra Streisand has a sister who is also a but none of us could think of her name. It's really bugging us. MRS. GEORGE C. La. Your thinking of Rosalind who is Barbra's half-sister. DEAR We just saw Little House on the based on Laura Ingalls Wilder's book. Are the rest of the books in her series being The stories get better and better as she grows up. More films on these Colo. There are no concrete plans to do but it is possible. That first one was a pilot for a series if it they'll do more. Producer Ed Friendly bought the rights to do the entire series of books when he did the first. DEAR Four of my friends insist that I'm dead that Chuck Connors and Mike Connors are brothers. I say they aren't even related and that Connors is not his real name. AUANA Ala. You're dead right. Chuck is a genuine but Mike is originally an Ohanian. DEAR Where could I get a nude picture of Burt Please give information. I just love to look at him. MRS. L. L. Ala. You're in luck. There was a revealing shot of your hero in the first issue of Playgirl which you can probably find in some back-issue magazine store. Failing I can only suggest you contact your imgaination. DEAR I hear that John Boles you old enough to remember and Peter Lawford are both very ill. Could you let us know how sick they LEE San Calif. Your concern for Boles I remember is a bit late he died in 1969. Lawford has been sick but is now as you probably saw on the telecast of this year's Oscar show. on providing legal aid and a bail fund for arrested women. we don't expect to function as a conventional she said. when we talked to several lawyers and the American Civil Liberties we realized getting better counsel for arrested prostitutes would mean fewer arrests and less time in Ms. Bertam says she thinks a co operative union is possible in the highly competitive profession. hard to explain the esprit de corps among 'working she said. not an easy or enjoyable profession. And it's even harder because it's furtive and frowned upon But COYOTE doesn't make any value judgments about whether prositution is good or bad. It that's she said. Actress sues to block Emmy awards LOS ANGELES Actress Tina Louise has filed suit to block the televising of the Emmy awards May 28. On a Superior Court action filed Miss Louise contended the change in format giving the TV industry's Emmys only to the top players and not in such categories as supporting actors was made without proper consultation with the membership of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Winners of lesser categories this year will receive plaques instead of Emmys. Miss Louise said this is unfair because an Emmy is a boon to an actor's career and future particularly those of a supporting She filed the complaint on behalf of Supporters of a group pledged to fight for the rights of hundreds of supporting actors and actresses The National Academy and National Broadcasting Co. were named as defendants. NBC will carry the televised awards ceremony. 'Exorcist' coming The Warner Brothers motion The is booked to commence screening in Lethbridge June 20. Paramount Theatre manager Bob Shackleford gave the date this week. The film is based on a true incident of alleged demon possession in a young child. LOTS TO PLAY The largest stringed in- strument ever constructed was a pantaleon with 270 strings stretched over 50 square used by George Noel in 1767. green acres drive-in TONITE and WED. 3 Films in Blood-Curdling Gitis Opin p.m. ComplitiShow it p Show PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short ALICE IN 7 35 8.30 LAST COMPLETE SHOW. 9.00 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects. 7.15 9.25 BLAZING 10.05 LAST COMPLETE SHOW. 9.25 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN COLLEGE CINEMA THE GREAT GATSBY 7-00 9'25 No Short Subjects- Two COMPLETE SHOWS' 7 00 9-25 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT QHEEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE THE BLOB' 9-30 BEWARE OF THE BLOB- 1115 SHOW- 9-30 GATES OPEN 8 45 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT aramoun Tonite thru Thurs At p.m. WALT j DISNEYS paramount Tonite thru Thurs at P.M. Adult Not Suitable For Children Coarse Language May Be Offensive MELBROOKS LRZING SADDLES college cinema NOW SHOWING TONIGHT AT P.M. ROBERT R6DFORD and mm FRRROUU ADULT GROT COMMl SKftVICIS DEPARTMENT- CITY OPI.ITHBI LIC AND MUSEUM May May May May Miy May 27 FMTZSKK Swim Swim p m. Pulbic Swim 730-9-30 Swim Swim 12 00-1.00 p.m. Public Swim 7 30-9 30 Swim 1.00-5.00 Swim p.m. Family Swim 6 00 6 GO Swim 12.00-1.00 SB. ALEXANDER CAIT Swim 1 p 00-4-30 p 00 4 30 'p 4.30 p 00-4-30 p m ;