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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, Octobor 13, 1971 THE LETHBEIDOE HERALD 7 Medicine Hat-born actor Tommy Tweed dies, 64 TORONTO (CP) Tommy Tweed, actor and writer whose dramatizations of Sir John A. Macdonald brought Confedera- tion's first minister to life for many Canadians, died Tuesday on his G4th birthday. One of his most popular parts was that of Old Daddy Johnson in W. 0. Mitchell's Jake and tho Kid. IjOrn in Medicine Hat, Alia., lie had an ear for Canadian lore. His four-hour, two-part radio life of Sir John A. was heard in 1952 under the title A British Subject I Was Born and A Brit- ish Subject I Will Die. Later it was made into a 90-minute tele- vision special. His play on Sir John A., Tho Dream, was performed in Win- nipeg and Sir John A. Beats the Devil was staged at Charlotte- lown hi HIM. The Man from Number Ten, on Newfoundland, demonstrated the breadth of his interest in the country and a series of dramati- zations on Dickens attracted a whole new audience to the Vic- torian novelist. He was named recipient of the Award of Service and was to have been invested this month in Ottawa. He had not fully recovered from an earlier heart attack and collapsed last Wednesday. EXCEED LEVEL LONDON (AP) Th'- noise limit on jets leaving Heathrow Airport was exceeded by 2.6 of night flights and 0.7 per cent of day flights monitored in the first quarter of 1971, said a gov- ernment report. SOUTHERN ALBERTA tHEATRES FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "A NEW LEAF" In color. Starring Walter Matthau and Elaine May. Wednesday, October 13. Show at p.m. Adult. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "DOCTOR IN TROUBLE" In color. An English comedy. Girls were his bag! Wednesday and Thursday, October 13 and 14. Wednesday show al p.m. Adult. TABER Tower Theatre "SHAFT" In color. Starring Richard Rowntree and Moses Gunn. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October 13, 14 and 15. Wednesday shows at and p.m. TOP COUNTRY MUSIC STARS Charley Pride, left, was selected at the fifth an- nual Country Music Association awards as Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year, tynn Anderson, centre, was chosen Female Vocalist of the Year, and Dolly Parton and Porter Wagonner, right, as Top Duo of the Year. The Music Box Yarbrough isn't fooling -he's going to retire Canadian concert centres saluted Israel will spend million to improve its harbors during the next five years, Israeli port authorities said. LABOR PUBUC BINGO p.m. 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 56 NUMBERS 10th GAME BONUS JACKPOT 51 NUMBERS NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS ALLOWED] PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, OCT. 14-MOONGLOWS FRIDAY, OCT. 15-BRIDGE BRASS SATURDAY, OCT. 16-CLIFF'S COMBO CJOC PRESENTS PRESENTING PERSON file MOM AND DADS IN STEREO HEAR, AND DANCE TO THE HAPPY MUSIC OF THIS TREMENDOUS GROUP EXACTLY AS HEARD ON RECORD RADIO DIRECT FROM SPOKANE WASHINGTON DANCE PARTY-FRIDAY, OCT. 15 Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion Advance tickets at Leister's, Doug's, Marcel's Smoke Shop and Club Cigar Store At the Door By MICHAEL BENNETT Canadian Press Staff Writer In the liner notes for Glenn Y a r b r o u g h 's last album, poet-composer Rod McKucn wrote: "He retires almost as often as Betty Button and Maurice Chevalier, but not quite as frequently as Richard Nixon." But this time singer Yar- brough means it. Sometime early next year, he'll board a 46-foot ketch and set off on a five-year cruise, abandoning "a meaningless and very cut- throat business'' that was his life for 15 years. There are a lot of reasons for Ms agony and frustration in the United States over the war in South- east Asia, the shallowrjess of a life-style built on fancy cars, opulence and an Ameri- can dream becoming a night- mare. Some hurt more than oth- ers. A young serviceman in Sai- gon wrote and asked if Yar- brough could put his records on cassette tapes to te shipped from unit to unit. The serviceman was killed before he had a chance to hear them. "But the hurt we have sus- tained over this is nothing compared to what the people of Vietnam have gone through, and Laos and Cam- Yarbrough said. "It's just remarkable to me how insensitive we arc, I think probably because are to the suffering of those people. This war could not have taken place between two Caucasian races. "Put yourself in that posi- tion, if we were fighting a Caucasian race and had al- ready killed close to two mil- lion people, the white race all over the world would not have stood for it." INSTANT SUCCESS Yarbrough has gone through a lot of changes since the Limeliters were formed in the late 1950s at a club he bought in Aspen, Colo., to get close to the ski country. In the off-season, when he wasn't able to slalom, he would go to New York and Los Angeles to find other per- formers. Alex Hassilev and Lou Gottlieb agreed to come and work for him, but only if he'd join them in forming a group. The Limeliters were an in- stant success, something Yar- brough hadn't I cared about was having them come and work with me in the club." They were together for five years and cut between 20 and albums before he decided to get out. Alex and Lou picked up another singer to replace Yarbrough, but their hearts weren't really in it, and six months later, one of Borgiiine cut by glass TORHEON, Mexico (AP) _ Actor Ernest Borgnine was cut on his back by flying glass dur- ing filming of The Revengers, a spokesman for the production company reports. Borgnine and William Holden were filming a duel scene for the Western when Borgnine moved too close to a window that was being shattered by gunshots as part cf the scene, the spokesman explained Sun- day. A doctor from the film com- pany treated Borgnine, who is expected to return to work early this week. Susan Hayward also stars in the film. ROME (Renter) Actor Richard Burton flew in Sunday to begin work en a film in which he will portray Leon Trotsky, the Communist aiid immediately ran into trou- ble over his wife's jewelry. Customs officials at first refused In clear three suitcases containing jewelry belonging to Elizabeth Taylor, claiming they were worth more than mil- lion and that Miss Taylor had to be present before they could be allowed to enter Italy. Miss Taylor has temporarily stayed behind in London with her daughter Liza, who recently inr jured a leg. LAS VEGAS Nev. (Renter) The teen-age son of entertainers Phyllis and Bobby Sherwood died Sunday of injuries suffered in an automobile wreck. Robert Sherwood, 13, was rid- ing with four ether persons in an automobile which left the roadand struck a sandpile near Las Vegas early Saturday. In the Centre of Things WiD., OCT. 13th VIMY LOUNGE 'CAMEOS' SAT., OCT. 16th VIMY LOUNGE DAVE SHEARER Royal Canadian Legion FRI., OCT. ISfh BEAVER ROOM MOONGIOWS OCT. 16th BEAVER ROOM MOONGLOWS DINING ROOM SPECIALI HOT CORNED BEEF ON RYE, COLE SLAW, and CHIPS with COFFEE. GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS 1st AVENUE AND 9th ST. S. Bayh drops out of U.S. race WASHINGTON (AP) Sena- tor Birch E. Bayh of Indiana withdrew Tuesday as a candi- date for the Democratic presi- dential nomination in 1972, say- ing he wished to be at the side of his wife during "a lengthy period of recuperation" from her surgery last week for breast cancer. Bayh read a statement at a news conference saying that, because of his wife's illness, lie was dropping plans to formally announce his candidacy for president. Bayh. had made no secret pf his interest in running for the presidency. Senators George S. Mc- Gnvern, South Dakota, and Fred R. Harris, of Oklahoma are the only announced candidates so far. Senators Edmund S. Muskie of Maine and Henry M. Jackson of Washington are expected to enter the race later this year or early in 1072. Senator Hubert H. Humphrey of Minnesota, the nominee, and Mayor John i V. Lindsay of NowYork, who recently switched parties, arc also likely contenders. CIRCUIT OPENED PARIS j They're in love in Needle Park RESTRICTED ADULT the panic in needle park d ed WARNING: DRUG ADDICT STORY LANGUAGE USED MAY BE OBJECTIONABLE TO SOME ;