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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, October 1971 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 7 Bennett socked in divorce suit HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) Singer Tony Bennett has been socked Jor a year ali- mony. A divorce settlement reached here in Superior Court also gave Bennett's wife Patricia, 39, the couple's home in Englewood and custody of their two sons, Dandrca, 17, and Dagel, Mrs. Bennett had charged Bennett with desertion and adul- tery. Judge August Heckman set aside the adultery charge. The Bennetts were married Feb. 12, 1952. NAMED IN LAWSUIT NASHVILLE, Term. (AP) Countiy music star Loretta Lynn was named in a million lawsuit filed here charging she has breached a 20-year con-_ tract. Lawyer Charles M. Warfield King Lear Captain Kangaroo Ifeatured !in 1972 TONY BENNETT Gas buses popular LOS ANGELES (AP) Shop- pers are riding around the downtown section in 19 new minibuses, powered by natural gas-burning engines to reduce pollution. The 20-passenger buses are intended to cut down on use of cars on downtown streets and ease traffic. filed the suit on behalf of the Wil-Helm Agency. The suit charges that Miss Lynn has broken a contract signed in 1966, which provides that the agency receive 15 per cent of her gross earnings. Judge Ned Lentz ordered the singer to appear Oct. 29 to show cause why the contract should not be honored. SOUTHERN ALBERTA (V, THEATRES FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "W.U.S.A." In color. Starring Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. Wednesday, October 20. Show at p.m. Adult Not Suitable For Children. PINCHER CREEK-Fox Theatre "HELL BOATS" In color. Wednesday and Thursday, October 20 and 21. Wednesday show at p.m. Adult. TABER Tower Theatre "A GUNFIGHT" In color. Starring Kirk Douglas and Johnny Cash. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October 20. 21 and 22. Wednesday shows at and p.m. Adult. ELKS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES JACKPOT IN 57 NUMBERS 10th GAME BONUS JACKPOT 52 NUMBERS NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS ALLOWED! PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS ENTERTAINMENT for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS THURSDAY, OCT. 21 BRIDGE TOWN TRIO FRIDAY, OCT. 22 METROS SATURDAY, OCT. 23-4 HITS AND A MISS "Berti and Higa" Entertaining nightly in the LOUNGE" MARQUIS HOTEL Singing Comedy Routines Music for Listening STRATFORD, Onl. (CP) Shakespeare's King Lear and As You Like It will be featured during the 1072 season of the Stratford Festival, festival ofti- cials announced today. The 1972 season will also feat ture the production of Alfred de Musset's Lorenzaccio and Oli- ver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer. King Lear will be directed by David William and the role of Lear will be played by William Hutt. Mr. Hutt will direct As You Like It. Lorenzaccio, a romance-trag- edy based on the historical character of Lorcnzinode Me- dici, will be directed by Jean Gascon, who is the festival's ar- tistic director. Pat Galloway, who played The Duchess of Malfi this season, will play the role of Lorenzaccio. Michael Bawtrcc will direct She Stoops to Conquer. MOVIJi ADS DROPPED BOSTON (AP) The Boston Herald Traveler says in an edi- torial it no longer will carry advertisements for x-rated mov- ies nor list them fa its theatre timetable. "It is our judgment that the vast majority of films rated X by the Motion Picture Associa- tion of America are purely voy- euristic, sexploitation movies which pander to every conceiv- able the editorial says. EISENHOWER THEATRE WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent and Mrs. Nixon and other theatre-goers attended the opening Monday night of Uie new Eisenhower Theatre, where Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House was the first production. The theatre, named in honor of former president Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, is one of three audito- riums at the John F. Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts. talks kids' TV NEW YORK (AP) Bob Keeshan, who is Captain Kanga- roo on American TV, says the most urgent business in chil- dren's television is "getting more good, creative, compas- sionate people to create more good programs and getting more people to watch less of it-" Keeshan said he tears cliil- dren are watching television to such an extent that it is destroy- ing parent-child relationships. "It is turning us into a nation of he said. "We are debasing our children, we are debasing our adults." Keeshan was a participant in a forum sponsored by the New York chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on "The New Look in Children's Programming: How Far Have We Come From the Panelists generally agreed that improvements had been made this season: "I feel it's a giant step from the Saturday morning cartoon said Burt Rosen, pro- ducer of a program known as Story theatre. George Stoney, director of the Alternate Media Centre at New York University, said: "We New town LEAF RAPIDS, Man. (CP) In separate ceremonies, Mani- toba resources minister Sidney Green officially marked the start of construction on this new town, about 500 miles northeast of Winnipeg and opened a new million bridge over the Churchill River. The town, being developed by a provincial crown corporation to house employees of Sherritt- Gordon Mines Limited's Ruttan Lake mine, is expected to have a population of about by 1973. French-language colleges closed MONTREAL (CP) Mont- real's two French-language uni- versities remained closed Tues- day because of labor disputes. A small majority of Univer- sity of Montreal professors voted Monday not to hold classes until a strike by non-teaching personnel, now in its 15th day, is settled. At the University of Quebec's Montreal campus, professors continued a strike for the eighth day while contract negotiations resumed under a conciliator. All classes at U of M were halted when non-teaching em- ployees walked out Oct. 4 to protest the slowness of negotia- tions to back demands for wage parity with Laval University, crease, was approved by a vote of 102 to 19. Texpack, which produces hos- pital supplies, employ's mostly j women. j Before the strike was called July 16, the company was in the process of reducing its produc- tion here and cutting its work force of about 265 to 135, the union spokesman said. However, the union said the return-to-work agreement pro- vides that the company rein- state, by seniority, not only the 135 workers who went on strike but also increase the Brantford work force to 140 bv Nov. 1. job security and professional status. The strikers' union, local 1244, Canadian Union of Public Em- ployees, asked professors to ig- nore picket lines because pro- fessors could give the union more effective support from within the campus. WON'T TEACH Monday, the Association of Professors at U of M agreed they could enter the building but would refrain from teach- ing.. Law professors and architec- ture students and professors voted to continue to not cross picket lines "in view of the es- sential nature of the auxiliary services" provided by the non- teaching personnel. Negotiations between the ad- ministration of the University of Quebec in Montreal and striking faculty members began Monday under conciliator Yvan Blain. The professors voted in favor of a strike last Wednesday after their union rejected an offer for the professors' first collective agreement. During Monday's sessions, on clauses covering leave with- Texpack workers sign agreement BRANTFORD. Ont. (CP) A three-month strike at Texpack Ltd. ended this week with ratifi- CLtion of a new contract. The two-year pact, providing a 44-cents-an-hour package in- j the two sides agreed out pay, holidays, and hiring. retirement New grid test In the Centre of Things WED., OCT. 20th VIMY tOUNGE "METROS" SAL, OCT. 23rd VIMY LOUNGE "SUNSET 4" Royal Canadian Legion FRI., OCT. 22nd BEAVER ROOM VINCE DiTRICH SAT., OCT. 23rd BEAVER ROOM VINCE DITRICH GENERAL STEWART BRANCH NO. 4 FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS 1st AVENUE AND 9tli ST. S. EDMONTON (CP) which involves PWC riding gym bicycle for three consecu- tive four-minute sessions at a specific work load, was used by the University of Alberta Golden Bears in their football training camp. Coach Jim Don- levy said the test is a more valid indicator of physical fit- ness than other common meth- ods used by football teams. The test is an excellent indicator of cardie-respiratory fitness, he said. Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "McCabe and Mrs. Miller1 Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA Short Subjects "Taking Off" Last Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA "Gone With the Wind" Last Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN "Butch Cassidy and the Sun- dance Kid" "Escape from the Planet of Apes" One Complete Show have some new programs but we still have the same old curse commercial." WILL R. WILSON tinder fire Top lawyer quits in scandal WASHINGTON (.AP) The U.S. government's top criminal lawyer, Assistant Attorney-Gen- eral Will R. Wilson, has quit under fire for his ties to finan- cial wheeler-dealer Frank W. Sharp, who is the central figure in a Texas stock scandal. Wilson said he has been the target of politically-based char- acter assassinations and re- signed to save the Nixon admin- istration further embarrass- ment. Representative Henry B. Gon- zalez (Dem.-Tex.) carried on a one-man campaign to force Wil- son's dismissal since mid-June. In recent weeks a number of national publications also sug- gested Wilson should quit. Wilson was general counsel for Sharp's bank, realty firm and an insurance company in a period from 1967 to early 1969, during which the Securities and Exchange Commission said their assets were "systemati- cally looted." Wilson has not been accused of any crime in the Sharp scan- dal. DEMOCRATS IMPLICAT5D Federal grand juries in Dallas and Houston are still consider- ing material in the case, which broke nine months ago and im- plicated top stale Democratic officeholders. Wilson is a former Texas Su- preme Court justice, state At- torney-general and Democrat. He ran for the U.S. Senate in a special election in 1961 and then for governor in a Democratic primary in 1962, losing both times, before switching to tie Republican Patty When he left public office in late 1962, he put his net worth at He began representing Sharp and some of his firms in the spring of 1903. By January, 1961, when he entered the jus- tice department, he was worth million but credited this tri- ple increase to smart land in- vestments and inheritances rath- er than his proximity to Sharp. Sesame Street people have done it again NEW YORK (AP) The Sesame Street people have done it again with a new show that makes reading interest- ing and fun. The Electric Company, which has its premiere Mon- day on 200 public television stations and 12 commercial stations in the United States, seems certain to do for read- ing what Sesame Street did for the alphabet and numbers among pre-school-age chil- dren. Subtle humor, outrageous puns and skits performed by a repertory them Bill Cosby, Rita Moreno, Judy Graubert, Morgan Free- man, and Skip used to coax viewers to read words, phrases and sentences flashed onto the screen. The show has its own rock group, the Short Circus. The half-hour daily program is aimed at school children aged 7-9, and particularly those with reading problems. Its makers believe it also may benefit functionally illiterate teen-agers and adults. "It's almost a contradiction to use television to teach said David D. Con- nell, executive producer for the C h i 1 d r e n 's Television Workshop. "But the general agreement was that it was worth trying. And it was agreed that we should use the cafeteria sys- tem of using elements from a number of different reading melhods. 'FR' IS TOUGH "This show stretches the technical capabilities oi tele- vision. It's an extremely diffi- cult show to write. It's tough enough to write a comedy one that teaches TV popular with young the 'fr' consonant blend, for instance, is really he said. Samuel Gibbon Jr., one of the original producers of Ses- ame Street, spenf a year studying if a reading show was passible. Work on the show itself began early this year. The ?7-million budget for l.'IO shows was put up to the U.S. office of education, Ford Foundation, Carnegie Corp., Coip. for Public Broadcast- ing, and Mobil Oil Corp. Seen in preview, The Elec- tric Company looks like an ed- ucational offspring of Laugh- In. It is fcsl-paccd electroni- cally oriented, and packed with original songs that point up the lessons. "This is not just another TV show, but an experiment and an attempt to find out just what this medium can Connell said. NAHANNI COUNTRY Sponsored by the Natural History Society Slides and talk by Dr. George Scatter of iho Canadian THURS., Oct. 21, 8 Lethbridge Community College Wildlife Serv p.m. Kate Andrews Lecture Theatre Admission Free Live Entertainment Nightly From p.m. to 12 Midnight through Saturday, October 23rd FEATURING "THE INCREDIBLE LAUGHING BAND" AT THE DALLAS TAVERN 312 5th STREET SOUTH FULLY LICENSED CHICAGO (AP) Studies have shown that a child spends more hours watching television before he goes to kindergarten than a student spends in the classroom in four years of col- lege, an Arizona pediatrician said Sunday. Dr. Gerald L. Looney of the University of Arizona, Tucson, told the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pedia- trics that a pre-kindergarten child spends about 64 per cent of Us waking time before a tele- vision set. At most colleges, 16 class- room hours a week is consi- dered a full load. This comes to far less time in the classroom than before the TV set if the 64 per cent figure is correct and assuming the average child is awake more than 25 hours a week. Looney cited television re- search studies which have found that: age 14. a child has seen human beings killed on television. the time a child gets through high school, he has spent hours in the class- room while watching television for hours, during which time he has seen com- mercials. average adult spends 10 years of his life watching televi- COLLEGE NOW SHOWING nt and p.m. MATINEE DAILY AT P.M. EVENINGS DAILY AT P.M. In new screen splendor... The most magnificent picliirccver? 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