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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Dracula's going strong at the tourist agency New York Times Service TIRGOVISTK, Rumania Count Dracula the Tiansylva- nicin vampire now stalking his victims mainly on late-night television, has emeiged from the tomb again, this time as an oil beat attraction for loieign tounsts Hut there is sensitivity to the new atti action Some Rumanians lear slander to the reputation ol a national hero who was the inspiration for SPECIAL COCA COLA 26 oz. 5J1 plui depotlt COCA COLA and FANTA 10oz. 12 J1 plut depodt (At all participating dealers) SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON MAYFAIR THEATRE "SLITHER" In Metrocolor Starring James Caan, Peter Boyle and Sally Kellerman Wednesday, October 3 Show at 8 15 p m ADULT Not suitable for children PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre 'ACROSS 110th STREET m color Starring Anthony Qumn, Yaphet Kotto and Anthony Franciosa Wednesday, October 3 show at 815 pm REST- RICTED ADULT TABER Tower Theatre "PRIME CUT in color Starring Lee Marvin and Gene Hackman Filmed m the Calgary area Wednesday, October 3 shows at 7 00 and 9 00 p m REST- RICTED ADULT Gospel Concert Fri. Oct. 5th Yitu Mimorlil dntri 8 p.m. Available: Chrltma Chrlatlan Lethbrldgc, Herb Shop, Coaldali, Local and Dlatrlct the k'gfiids and horror tales about Dracula In a widening quest lor hard cunencv. the Rumanian tiavel ollice began a Dracula toui this summer to take foreign visitors to crumbling castles torture chambers and other sites linked to Vlad Tepes i Vlad the the nth-centuiy Wallachian prince who has been identihed as the real Dracula The of Vlad Tepes tor suspending enemies, beggars, thieves and other malefactors on spikes sometimes thousands at a lime stirred much comment across Kuiope in his lifetime The legends grew more gruesome with the passage of centuries For most Rumanians. Vlad Tepes retains a noble place in history because ol his skillful vvailare against Turkish in- vaders and his ruthless measures against avaricious landowners and German liadesmen To hear some Rumanians tell it Vlad Tepes was a vir- tual Robin Hood protecting the poor against the rich and a selfless patriot who died in battle lor his countrv Vlad s executions and cruelties, a Rumanian writer somewhat thaiitably were aimed "at reforming the morale and manners of the people Tourist officials are making use of the lectures and tours lot foreigners to rehabilitate (he icputation of Vlad Tepes Ue call the tour Dracula. Legend And The Truth ex- plained Ion Florea ol the ministry ol tourism during an interview in Bucharest The tours have developed unexpected success, of- ficials said, attracting large gioups lor an 18-dav trip from Bucharest northwest into the legend lilled mountain regions ol Transvlvama FEATURING KNELSEN FAMILY Coeldale CROSS SECTION Calgary Admission: Wednesday, October 3, 1973 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Court supports nude performer Oktoberfest Herman Elismann of Hamilton takes a drink from his "steifel" glass at the Steel City Oktoberfest celebrations. The glass has a capacity of six bottiss of beer The only drawback is that the foam gets all over your whiskers. Safety and education goal of wildlife group By JOE BALLA Herald Staii Writer C The Alberta and branch intends to place much more emphdbis on safety and educa- tion throughout the province, ciccoulmg to Gordon Kerr of Edmonton, head of the branch Addressing the west icgional meeting oi the Cana- dian Federation, Mr Kerr said an extension educa- tion branch is now in the making It is being outfitted under lour broad headings in- servite training commercial harvesting of renewable lesources wildlife education and a 'much intensified' ver- sion ol hunter training He said it may be man- datory within five T six years lor a new hunte just like a car driver, to pass a prescrib- ed set of tests before he is gi anted a licence to hunt Also around the corner he said, 'is more trophy hunting and trophy fishing This is where the sportsman has to be far more selective in the type of game he takes Personnel trom the branch lecentlv returned from Washington where civilia'n patrols have been in operation for several years The branch is also taking a look at setting up a corps of outdoor observers This will include how to conduct outdoors, and watching closely at what's Panda a bear not a raccoon LONDON (Reuter) Blood tests have proven that the giant panda is a bear, not a raccoon, an American researcher reports. Dr Vincent Sarich of the University of California at Berkeley tested blood and tissue from the body of Chi- Chi. London Zoo's giant panda wnich died of old age in July last year Chi-Clu is best remembered for her refusal to mate with Moscow Zoo's male panda An- An The pair fought when brought together ;n Moscow and in London Giant pandas have never been brjd in cap- tivity outside China, their homeland happening in our outdoors The branch, according to its directoi believes this 'cannot help but cieate more en- vironmental awareness The Canadian Wildlife Federation is still less than a lull-united conservation force acioss- the countn Orville Enckson ol Prince Albert, president of the CWF said others look to the CWF lor conservation leadership throughout Canada The Canadian west he .said from British Columbia to Manitoba has the best provincial -fish and game oiganuations and is shoeing i eal leadership to the rest of the country Membership and contributions are down con- siderably from the Manitoba-Ontario border and on east He said the CWF continues to place strong emphasis on education Most of this is aim- ed at school children and college students Mr Enckson said more piofessional organizations Irom the various sciences are affiliating with the CWF .This cannot help but provide better balance for the pursuits of the CWF he said The CWF was orgarmed 10 ago to present a united liont among sportsmen ol the various provinces on national programs and legislation OTTAWA (CP) Dancing in the nude in a theatre or cabaret is not necessarily an immoral performance, the Supreme Court of Canada has declared in a 6-to-3 decision It made the statement in al- lowing an appeal Calgary dancer Kelly Johnson who had been convicted of appearing as "a performer in an im- moral peilormance to wit did dance in the nude in a theatre before a paying audience contrary to the Criminal Code Mr Justice Roland Ritchie, writing the majority reasons, said 'The provisions of section io( I he riminal Code) do not stigmatize the display of the human form in its natural state as immoral Judge Ritchie said the charge against Miss Johnson rested on the grounds that she danced in the nude and he could not agree'with Alberta courts that the Criminal Code should be construed as saying 'that being unclothed in a public place is a breach of the moral standards in Canada The sole question is whether a nude dance con- stitutes an immoral question contrary to the Criminal Code'' The court noted that the evi- dence ol a detective at the original trial was that Miss Johnson did nothing offen- sive in any way, shape or form bv word, gesture or any other way. while the dance was being executed Mr Justice Ronald Martland writing the minori- ty reasons, said Miss John- son s dance was a "strip tease, the only purpose of which was to provide a prurient titillation of the sensibilities of the all-male audrence He said there was no evi- dence of an artistic merit in the dance and that it was stag- ed lor the purpose of gam DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS HOSACK Certified Dental Mechanic Suite 5th St. S. Ph 327-7244 Dine and Dance Lounge HOTEL Red Coach Lounge KATHY GREGORY THE BROTHERS BOGAARDT" EXPANSION HOTil CORNER 4th AVE. and 7lh ST S. PHONE 327-3191 Gates Open p.m. One Complete Show at 8 p.m. Forget everything you've ever heard about heroes. Now there is "TheBed Tent." green acres drive-in TONITE and THURSDAY EANCONNERY-CLAUDIA CARDINALE 1ARDYKRUGER fPETER FINCH Wednesday Night at the LEGION VIMY LOUNGE "Charades" MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY Show Times Thanksgiving wouldn't be complete without a plump and juicy turkey, home-grown here in Alberta's ideal climate But don't forget that turkey is a year-round dish, as economical as it is enjoyable Serve it broiled, barbequed, pan-fried, roasted or braised. For exciting new turkey ideas, mail this coupon for our free recipe booklet, "Cooking Alberta's Turkey Mail to Alberta Turkey Growers Marketing Board, Box 3135, Postal Station A, Edmonton, Alberta Please send "Cooking Alberta's Turkeys" to. NAME ADDRESS. PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects 7 00 915 JPSIIS Christ Super Star 7 25 940 Lnst Complete Show 9 15 r.imily Ente-Minmenl PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects 715 9 25 Paper Moon 7 40 9 50 Last Complete Show 9 25 Adult Entertainment COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects 7 no 900 Paper Back Hero 7 25 9 25 I nst Complete Show 9 00 nostril tori Adult GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE Rod Tom 800 Ph? i Snito 1000 Om> omplftP Show 8 00 fi He Open 7 30 Adult rntortninnicnt FAMILY paramount NOW SHOWING At p.m. Universal Pictures wj Robert Stigvvood A NORMAN JEWISON Rim 'JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR" ITAMVHhAL A t_L -SB- ADULT paramount v cinema TONITE and THURS. LAST 2 DAYS AT p.m. Keir is the action-hungry guy with only three ways to score... Playing with hockey sticks... Playing with guns... Playing with girfs... Keir Ashtey PaPBRBBCK HERO WARNING CRUDE DIALOGUE MAY BE OBJECTIONABLE TO SOME RESTRICTED ADULT college cinema TONITE AND THURs. At p.m. ;