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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Nature of man seen in novels Friday, October 19, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD-7 SYDNEY (Reuter) Australian author Patrick White, winner of the 1973 Nobel Prize for Literature, has conducted an un- compromising examination of the nature of man through his novels which have gained him a steadily widening reputation over the last 30 years. His international status was established with The Tree of Man in 1955. and he won more admirers with Voss three years later. Of The Tree of Man, which describes the life of a dairy- man, he said, "I wanted to try to suggest in this book every possible aspect of life, through the lives of an or- dinary man and woman. But at the same time I wanted to discover the extraordinary behind the ordinary." This search for broader truths through an individual life also marked Voss, the story of a 19th-century German explorer crossing the vastness of Australia. Critical reaction has been varied as his stature has grown. Some Australian critics called him pretentious and unreadable, but others have compared him to D. H. Lawrence and James Joyce. White, now 61, has been mentioned as a Nobel Prize possibility before. Talking to an interviewer he said that if he did get the prize, it would "lead to guilt feelings within me" because of his respect for the works of Tolstoy, Lawrence and Joyce, the writers who never won the prize. White is known as a with- drawn, reticent man who rarely gives interviews or makes public appearances. INDEPENDENT ORDER OF FORESTERS HARVEST DANCE 702 WING AIRPORT Sat., Oct. 20th p.m. Admission 2.00 per member, 3.00 non-members Members and Invited Guests Only El Rancho Frontier Dining Room Charcoal Broiled Steak and Lobster and Continental Specialities served daily DANCING FRIDAY AND SATURDAY EVENINGS Entertainment for your listening pleasure every Sunday1 LETHBRIDGE ELKS OCTOBER BEERFEST OCTOBER 22nd to 27th ENTERTAINMENT AFTERNOON EVENINGS GERMAN MUSIC Dancing and entertainment Come and Enjoy the Festivities Members and Invited Guests THE NEW Garden Hotel presents Thursday Friday Saturday October 18, 19, 20 SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "BROTHER SUN SISTER MOON" In color. Starring Graham Faulkner, Judi Bowker and Alec Guiness. Friday and Saturday, October 19 and 20. Friday shows at and p.m. FAMILY FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "CLASS OF '44" In color. With the stars of the "Class of 42" Friday and Saturday, October 19 and 20. Friday show at p.m. ADULT NOT SUIT- ABLE FOR CHILDREN. Saturday, October 20 MICKEY MOUSE MATINEE CLUB Weekly and Grand Prize. "MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN" in color Starring Dorothy Bikell. FAMILY MILK RIVER Sunland Theatre "J. W. COOP" in color Starring Cliff Robertson. Friday and Saturday, October 19 and 20. Friday show at p.m. ADULT PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE NASHVILLE SOUND" In color. Starring Loretta Lynn, Porter Wagoner, Charley Pride, and Johnny Cash, plus many others. Friday and Saturday, October 19 and 20. Friday shows at and p.m. Matinee Saturday at p.m. FAMILY. TABER Tower Theatre "THE REVENGERS" In color. Starring William Hold- en and Ernest Borgnine. Friday and Saturday, Oct- ober 19 and 20. Friday shows at and p.m. ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. Special Matinee Saturday, October 20 "A BOY 10 FEET TALL" in color. Starring Edward G. Robinson. FAMILY. Volunteers help out Three volunteers display chickens during their work at Kibbutz Ramat Rakovesh in Israel. The three are among 170 Americans and Canadian volunteers who have arrived in Israel since war broke out, drawn by their emotional ties to the Jewish state. They pay their own fare and sign an agreement to work for six months. They will take jobs left vacant by Israelis who have been mobilized. Ornaments of the past making mobile comeback DETROIT (AP) Hood ornaments, those hallmarks of the great cars of the past, are making a comeback. Ornaments are sprouting on such cars as the Chevrolet Chevelle. Mercury Cougar and other intermediate-sized cars. The large cars, such as the Cadillac and Lincoln Con- tinental, always retained their motoring "mascots." Hood ornaments began to fade in the 1960s, when it was decided they posed a hazard to pedestrians thrown against the hood in an accident. The hood ornaments appearing these days are spr- ing loaded and flatten on im- pact. Perhaps the most notable hood adornment among the vintage cars appeared on the 1931 Kissel. It was an eagle and it also had a function. When the radiator overheated, the uplifted wings of the eagle would droop. STARTED BEFORE WAR Ornaments apparently got their start just before the First World War when dashboard gauges began replacing thermometer-like devices on car hoods. That left an unsightly radi- ator cap up front and auto- makers started adding or- naments ranging from St. Christopher to a leaping greyhound to an archer with a bow and arrow. They neared extinction when radiator caps went un- der the hood and stylists began to streamline the car. William Mitchell, General Motors vice-chairman for design, links the comeback of LABOR CLUB Corner 2nd Ave. and 13th St. N Weekend Entertainment In The Clubrooms FRIDAY "Country Blues" SATURDAY "The Lineman" MEMBERS AND THEIR INVITED GUESTS TOftRQUIS Dine and Dance Lounge Red Coach Lounge GENE THE BROTHERS BOGGART EXPANSION HOTIl CORNER 4th AVE. and 7th ST. S. PHONE 327-3191 the hood ornament to the nostalgia fad. "We've seen this happening in clothing, in music, in home furnishings and it also is true in automobiles." he said. "There's a definite reawakening of consumer interest in some of the good things of days gone by." Elvis fine much better says father MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Singer Elvis Presley, in hospital since Monday with pneumonia, is "doing great and watching his father says. "Elvis may be released from the hospital in three or four days because he is feeling much better He is able to get up and walk Vernon Presley said. VAN NUYS, Calif. (AP) A member of the Jackson 5 singing group has pleaded not guilty to charges of receiving stolen property. Toriano (Tito) Jackson, 19, of suburban Sun Valley was ordered to stand trial Dec. 5. Jackson was arrested April 12 with John Jackson, 22, a musician not related to the group, and Sanders (Bubba) Bracy, 24. They also pleaded not guilty. The charges involve the al- leged thefts of stereo and tele- vision sets from San Fernando Valley apartments. Loriano Jackson was charg- ed with two counts of receiv- ing stolen property and John Jackson with one count. Bracy is charged with four counts of receiving stolen property and eight counts of burglary. Show Times PARAMOUNT THEATRE Short Subjects 7-00 9.00 SCARE CROW 7.10 9.10 LAST COMPLETE SHOW. 9 00 RESTRICTED ADULT PARAMOUNT CINEMA CLOCKWORK ORANGE. 7.00 9 20 TWO COMPLETE SHOWS 7 00 9 20 No Short Subjects RESTRICTED ADULT COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects. 7 00 9-00 CHINESE CONNECTION 7-IS 9-20 LAST COMPLETE SHOW 9 00 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN GREEN ACRES DRIVE IN THEATRE FEAR IS THE KEY 8.00 LAST OF RED HOT LOVERS 10 05 ONE COMPLETE SHOW- 8-00 GATES OPEN- 7-30 ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN THIS WEEKEND at the LEGION FRIDAY Beaver Room "South Country 4" SATURDAY Cabaret "South Country 4" Vimy Lounge "Moonglows" MEMBERS AND INVITED QUESTS ONLY Age 43 is catching up with noted playwright NEW YORK Pinter talking. "I'm 43. It's catching up." The tone is non-committal. Pause. "As a matter of fact, I'm enjoying life more, somehow in certain respects these days." Up early for a crack-of- dawn television show, the noted creator of elusive dramas is braced for an infre- quent journalistic catechism. "This is one to he says. An intermediary hurriedly leaves the hotel suite. "Sure you he asks as a Dom Perignon vintage cork pops. "I can use this." For an intensive, "wonder- ful year" Pinter has been con- centrating on adapting Marcel Proust's massive Remembrance of Things Past for a movie by his friend Joseph Losey. "I expect to be very involved in the making of Since writing his last stage play, Old Times, in 1971, he also has attended to screen preparation of his own The Homecoming and directing Butley. a drama that he previously staged for London and Broadway. Both pictures are ready for release to eight cinemas for the debut of the American Film Theatre project. During the last two years, he created one original for British television, a 20-minute monologue entitled Monologue. Not that he hasn't tried fur- ther writing "I'm in something of a desert." he remarks. Does invention become more difficult9 "Hmmm. I'm afraid so "It's all slightly arid at the moment... my juices, you know, seem to have dried up Swallow. He returns to the point while commenting on previous scripts and whether he might write them now in some other way. "I do find for example The Caretaker is not economic, spare enough. So now I would be more economic. But I'm sure I'd lose the spring. "I seem to have lost that anyway. The old gush." Lest that sound defeatist, he hurriedly adds. "Oh, I'm sure I'll write again, sometime." Pinter conversation is quiet, searching polite. He insists that his plays are stories without intended depths for interpretation. He is keenly, ruefully, aware of the perils of settling into a prosaic format, and the difficulties inherent in change. In Landscape and Silence, for example, he seemed bent on attaining the ultimate dramatic distillation of the unspoken thought, the provocative pause. "The funny thing about this whole damn thing is that everything you write I feel when writing it that I'm free- ing myself from what I've written before. That I'm getting freer. "I know I had much more freedom in myself when I was young. Now it is much more painstaking. It does in- deed slow down." Creative satisfaction is al- ways provisional. "I'm on the whole quite fond of what I've written. One or two short plays. I did a while ago, I don't think are very good, but on the whole. If I do happen to open a copy of one of those plays. I find something that makes me smile, that pleases me, you know, at some page or another. But I don't think THE EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEL Presents m the. AZTEC LOUNGE Great Entertainment with Dynamic Song Stylings by 'JACK HENNIG' in the... CABARET 'MOSES' THURSDAY, FRIDAY, AND SATURDAY. anyone can be absolutely happy about any given work "You don't quite achieve what you hope." Before turning to authorship, the tailor's son from London's grubby East End was an actor. "I was always good at sinister parts." he recalls. He still occasionally per- forms in one of his own plays, always in roles "that tend to be a bit vicious There are also recurrent di- recting other authors' products. "I tried do- ing my own and that didn't work." Pinter is an associate tor on the recently reorganiz- ed National Theatre staff, which is headed by Peter Hall and includes Jonathan Miller, Michael Blakemore. John Schlesmger "and let's not forget Oliver." The appoint- ment gives him "quite a lot to say" about overall operations and an opportunity to stage some of the eminent com- pany's exhibits. His first assignment, sched- uled to open next April, is a play by John Hopkins, "a very remarkable writer Precisely what it is about hasn't been divulged, but the form at least should be within traditional limits. college cinema NOW SHOWING At p.m. BRbCE LEE ADULT NOT SUITABLE CHILDREN FOR MASTER of luRATf lldNq 111 n buck TO bittAlt you up, Ash you kick you wild Color-A National General Pictures Release! TONITE SAT. AND SUNDAY ADULT NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN green acres drive-in ALISTAIR MacLEAN'S KARI n': a Kj ire- lju'd h tnlcr p cotton BARRY NEWMAN SUZY KENDALUECHNICOLOR' PANAVISION' Hit "Last Of The Red Hot Lovers" NO.2 With Alan Arkin Gates Open Complete Show 8 p.m. paramount RESTRICTED ADULT NOW SHOWING at p.m. BEST FILM OF THE YEAR. BEST DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR. N V fILM CRITICS STANLEY KUBRICKS All Seats NOW SHOWING AT p.m. GENEHACKMAN MPACINO RESTRICTED ADULT Children's Saturday Afternoon Matinee paramount On the screen "War Wagon" In Technicolor with JOHN WAYNE-KIRK DOUGLAS Plus Cartoons Doors Open One Complete Show at p.m. All Swts This Show 75C ;