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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 148 THE ILIHORIDCE HERALD Ihundaf, November 7, 1772 ;l Just Jude By JUDE TURIC CHILDHOOD laitlasiL's SOL-MI In have :i unique way of shou-ing up al just the right time. They manage lo creep iiiln head and succeed in breaking Ihe'monolony of the grown-up world, lions aao. when 1 was firs! introduced lo Ihe joys of watching lelevision, Ihe fate of the Jilllc actors jntrigued me no end. Plopping down in front of the set, wilh eyes trans- fixed. I'd '.viilch as lliey back and forth across my screen, and tried in vain to peer inlo the corners when they walked oul of sight. 1 wondered abouL where they lived and if they were normal size people who could magically shrink to anl-size things and crawl into Ihe set. It was ijrea: and mystical, and loads of fun. Mv dreams blew up with Ihe picture lube when the repair man opened up the back and showed the guts; all very metallic; and all filled wilh little light bulbs. The radio saved my shattered imagination and restored mv faith in wonders of the world. the advent of Ihe big pop fans and Iheir beep-bop songs, 1 envied Ihe disc jockeys' circum- stance. Listening In the screams of You Ain't Nothing But a Hound Dog and King Creole. 1 marvelled al the expense to which the slalions would go m order to bring Ihe best of Ihe rock world lo town I was convinced thai the stars would some day be walking to my house and asking lor a room lor the night because the hotels were full. Ihe greatest of the greals silling in my living room and Ihe girls lining the lawn, we would talk and become fabulous friends and everyone would envy me madly. A grade-four tour of a real radio station broke through that daydream in due time as well. Bad cases of hero worship overtook wanting lo mecL singing slars but wore oul as my heroes all gol married and divorced. Going lo movies with life-size people in them re- placed the disillusionment of not having midgets in the TV7. One tidbit of information gleaned from my friends saves my fantasy ego I never imagined lhal pictures cuuld see and-Lell and necessitated being turned lo Ihe wall if mischiev- jous things were being planned in Iheir presence. Federation officers elected at meeting M Ihe rcccnl convention and j give all the answers and make workshop held hy the Area all the decisions concerning our children's Mr. L. Haney, as feature speaker, discussed the report and answered questions from the floor, as did Dr. Keith Robin, who spoke on continuing education. Recommendations from this meeting be forwarded to SCHOOL DEDICATED TO PIERRE LAPORTE Francoise Laporle, widow of the Quebec labor minister who was kidnapped and killed Iwo years ago, signs autographs alter officially opening Pierre Lcpovle Junior High School in Toronto. Mrs. Laporle, a citizenship courl Montreal, cheered frequently during Ihe 90-minule ceremony (CP Wirepholo) The Police Gazelle deep Eleven Alberla Federation o[ Home and School Associations, Ihe new rlale of officers was introduced. Elected president was Mrs. S. .1. B y a in of Ihe Hamilton Association, with Mrs. E. Sauer of Iron Springs as vice pres- Mrs. William Price of the the Cabinet Committee. Winston Churchill Association was named treasurer and Mrs N. E. Kloppenborg, of Ihe Letli- bridge Collegiate Institute Par; ent Advisory Group, secretary. Representatives from eight j rural communities and ten local j associations look part in the I workshop. Convention group discussions included various phases of the j Worlli Commission Report, un- der the guidance of several well-qualified leaders. Mr. Ivan Miller, principal o! Gilbert Patcrson School, comed the delegates nncl poinl- i cd out the necessity for study, j decision and work; if the future is to bring improvements nut only in education but in our pro- gress as individuals. Mrs. Joan Jackson, vice pres- ident, of tl'.e AFHSA posed the question, "arc we. as parents. going lo let the professionals S. J. BYA1M prpsirJenl was racy in little old New York Art Hy PACE Xriv York Times Service of Atlantis ami Babylon. But Hie ralfish old Gazette, pink paner and all. lives en in Ihe i came Irom its proprietor, a bril- lianl, bigoted editor named KJ'lc Fox- emigrated from type til guy used lo read, and il called a .spade a ipacle.' The referj-ed lo NKU YORK "Raid m the page, nf a text-and-picture sime[ as "lickle Belfast lo New in 18i4. Tenderloin." Ihe headline read., hnok thal simnn schusler and to night; Unilor his heavy hand, it notorious aixlh Avenue ihas jllst More than sp0Ls as "pslaccs of sin" in ils! chroniclsd what Tom Wolfe. Closed hy the police woodcuts arcl articles Llial, breathless on low-life> wril'ng in Ihe hook's foreword.; c tiigli! a I tin1 .slnlion -m illustrated i aluf hirdi-life in York City. calls girls ci'-'srelIts and have and 1SS7 are reproduced. wine- colored covers. "The Police Gazetle was Ihe a v.ccliend's vvoikai its splendid mcsl popular magazine in Ihe office in lower Manhattan, country (hen. and il cxpvcsyed Tllp New Ym.k high in Ihtiir cells." It a spring night in ISHj when the police "decer.ded on Clark's notorious all-nighl res- taurant Slid hnasc at No.'s and Sixlli Avenue, 'not merely a world of vulgarity and excitement, hut il- u-as hv nioonli'.'hti'ng re- vuigarily and cscilemenl. porlers who wc.e paid 510 for'11 ahva-vs low hlc lllal So'd i' a dinie. the magazine Calgary artisl, Clyde McCon- ncll, will he displaying his work. ;il the University of Lellibridye Art Gallery through till Nov. Tlit [ju'ulic is iiH'ilcd lo view. Ihe display of paintings, draw- ings ard photographs. Mr. McConiiell is a native Albertan uho conducts lectures view point on Am- "enc" Smith. hook's sa'ri llle olllor day. "ft was what the swealy, ed funnier, sometimes, and gen- erally less Irighlemng. Thus the narcotics rle in i p nk The raev Tenderloin' districl i has disappeared, Rone the way grimy. wash-on-Satimlay-niglH THE BEHER HALF come this rare roast beef I ordered has first and second degree lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll ira.S'led just slightly helow flic of Victorian respectabil- ity-" This world resounded willi trd' clh'iiu antl ferocious tales ll'at il loday, hut they seem-! cf Samples are rep. IWeelVhimsyl in the hoak. wliicli is: simply. "The Police Gaz- elle." and which is priced at -g Theatre and sporls coverage opium dens where sinister look-: (he haukholu, of lhe Ga. in lhe Gazelle, was a world of Snow and can'l worry the women who's weanrf, I'rancur.s ihis Winlcr. ihcse highly slylctl Monnplux nrc cnrpplciely A. They come a Mile lie pjiiurn anil inside In bhck nr hroun. And uilli a moulded :tnd buckle. Jn or iirov.n. Pii'l; up a p.iir ol' he lore- liic "ioiiml Re Srk il shfi available in sizci 11-4 m red, bhck or broHii. ing orientals introduced the; and Fox made lhn( Mmgohaii curse to lhe young, issllc hnd dash o[ stage girls of New York. aml a vamlcal of a Thus also the heartless slum-: Om "favorile of Ihe footlights" lord was depicted evicling Hie to "set (he pulses lo beating." weeping poor, but he was shown as Smith noles and also lo caricature, with shiny top j boost circulation, which is said hat and bulging waistcoat, a fi- j f0 have risen lo more than gure that a lower-middle-class ooo. reader could smile at. Besides pioneering in what The Gazette's perspective on came to he called cheese-cake, the city and the country al large fox broke new ground in sports coverage and helped to make boxing an American passion A Fox chronicled work as en- J'I'IJ "j ergetically as play, and the Ga- I I xctlc was already describing the evils of slum life years before novelists put emphasis on social ills. The magazine also gave cov- erage lo figlils. tires and oth- er disasters, presaging the de- velopment of the daily tabloid I newspapers toward the turn of the century. 1 Founded in imc. the Gazette began hy writing about high- One of Ihe year's outstanding j waymen and other criminals, social evcnls. the annual Arrnis- j Later il was subsidized by lice Ball will be held Friday Washington to print information at the Unive'sily of Calgary art department .The U of L Art Gallery hours Imve been extended to accom- modate Ihose who wish to tour llic an show on Sundays. In addition to the regular weekday hours of a.m. to 4-30 p.m. Monday tlrough Fri- day: Hie Art Gallery will re- main opan to the public from 1 p.m. lo S p.m Sundays, be- ginning Nov 12. The U of L Art Gallery is lo- cated in the north-east corridor ot the physical education and fine arts building. BINGO I Scandinavian Hall 229 12th SI. "C" N. Fri., Nov. 10 Starts LIT p.m- Doori Open ot p.m. 5 Cards for GOLD CARDS PAY DOUBLI EACH 4th, Blh and 12lh Oom.i in 7 Number! or lets WORTH S125 in 52 Number! Sorry Ho One Under 16 Yeon of Age Allowed rmstice ball Friday night in the officers mess Ihe al Ken- yon Field. The receiving line will he from to 10 o'clock. Lethbridge Officers Mess As- about deserters from the army. en before Fox look over, its offices had been stoned by bands of those who look offense al its coverage. By the turn of (lie century, sociaticn president Ken however, Ihe Gazelle had been and Ira t'laa and Lome Black- bounie are members of Ihe overshadowed by Ihe new tab- lokls. II lost much of its influ- rommittee in charge of the func- encc and was sold and resold tion after Fox died in 1922. ASK YOUR AVON LADY ABOUT THE NEW JEWELLERY LINE FOR THIS CHRISTMAS] All On Special Now or phone 328-7424 CENTRE VILLAGE MALL, LETHBRIDGE JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, November 9th SponsorccTby Indict' Aid of Si. Polar nnrl SI. Pnul'i Church STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HALL CORNER 12lh STREET B AND 7lli AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Slorli al and ii Won Every Thursday 2nd Jackpot S13S i" 57 Numlieri 511, 7 No. Jcickpol Pol o1 Gold J55 25c PER CATD 01! 5 FOR Si.00 ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR FRIZt Periom undur 16 not nllownd FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY SPECIALS Nabob Coffee ,b.pkg. 1.09 Chocolate Chips Pkg West Margarine 3 ib 79c Purex Tissue 4 69c Apple Juice 2 for 89c Javex Bleach 128 89c Potato Chips aid DUld, R0k 49c Cheese Slices i m. 99c Bacon >b. PkS. 99c PALM ICE CREAM gal POTATOES 10 Ib. 69e NO. 1 HOT HOUSE Hi TV Dinners chicken......noch 68c ridge Farms Cakes pnch 59c French Fries Cnrnillion lb. phB. 98c ELTA'S GROCERY 1016 9th Avo. South Phono 327-3625 OPEN EVERYDAY -9 A.M. TO 9 P.M. ;