Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
TW WTHMIDCI HWMD Stplombor 13, But time has calmed him tlown Mitchum says he liasn't changed _ snri marp have beet By HAL NEW YORK (AP) Remem- ber when Robert Mitchum was one of the bad boys of Holly- wood? There was a time when the big handsome actor seemed to be involved in more romantic and fistic misadventures off the screen than on it. Some of his (Titles predicted he was too boisterous to last as a movie But time has calmed Boh down, and now that he has made some 81 pictures in nearly 30 latest is Wrath ol has become one of the most durable box-office names in an industry in which celeb rity is often Iran sienl. Directors like to work will Mitchum, and rate him as one Top swimmers TABEH Kelly Blals, Yvon ne Meisner, and Tim Long were aggregate winners din- ing tlie recent swim meet bel in Brooks. Kelly won his trophy in the eight years and under group. Miss Meisner earned he award in the girls 15 and 1 years category- Mr. Long earned his aggrc gate status in the boys ope class. The three arc members of th Taber Elks Competitive Swim Club. the best and most dependable clors in films. But Bob him- elf who once worked in an air- raft factory, still Ulks as hough he regards acting as a emporary source of livelihood. "This business lias robbed me f my he said, snnl- "It's so easy to do. There o only two hard things about l-wipins off the makeup at the nd of the day and putting on pulling off your boots wmle making a Western. "I think I'd like ditch-digging ust as well. You just take shovel and do as you please." But Mitchum, despite a life- ong skepticism of people and teir professed motives, is no golctbrick. On the set he is mown as a hard and conscien- ious worker. "I think life is largely a mat- er of he said. "The nerc continuance of life is its own purpose. You have your duly to people, of course. That's what it's all But he best you can do is the best you can do, and I fion't think ev- jrybody even does that. He al- wavs keeps a rescue that's his instinct for survival. '1 take life myself pretty much as it does. I've never been bored. I could sit closet and be pleased. I like the day as it comes." Mitchum lias pretty well lira down the public's image of him as a heavy-drinking, rough tough playboy. "I know what my pubb mage have been so many he remarked 'Worrying about that could drive you into schizophrenia Jut I tliink the most dangerous hing for an actor to do is to try o live up to any pubb'c image of rim. "My friends say I've changed over the last 25 years. I haven't have kept the same values The best value, I think, is hon esty. You always have to keep s e'a r c h i n g yourself to see whether your motives are clear whether you're kidding yourself." MONEY FOR SCHOOLS OSLO, Norway (AP) Th Norwegian government has de- cided to give the rebel Angolan Liberation Movement to build schools in Zambia for rel ugee orphans from the Portu guese colony of Angola. Bodie family gathers for three anniversaries BOOT Hltt In Dawson City, Y.T., there are more dead than living. Dawson's long-fcrgotlen graveyard is over-grown with wild roses, brambles and thick under- growlh. The wooden grave markers have been- tilted by years of high winds and blizzards during the eight- monlh-long winters.____________ ROBERT MITCHUM CARMANGAY (IINS) Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bodie, Mr. and Mrs. N'orman Hilcketh, Mr. and Mrs. Stan Lyckman, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Lyckman attended a family reimion and a triple wedding anniversary for the Bodie family. It was the first wedding anni- versary of Larry and Debbie Lyckman (nee the 25th wedding anniversary of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Law- rence Bodie and the 50lh wed- ding anniversary of her grand- parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. Lowenberger of Yorkton, Sask. Voters to hear about Trudeau in party literature campaign OTTAWA (CP) Prime Min- ister Trudeau will be presented to the voters before the Oct. 30 federal election as a leader who believes in change as strongly as he did four years ago, but will be safely practical in going atout it. Discover fashion shag, on 3-room coverage: j Enjoy hardy nylon anywhere in your house. Easy-care twin tones co-ordinate, decorate, help hide soil. A real buy any day. For the next 3 days, a great buy. enough la carpel the average living room. ining room and ball. CJsq.yc sq.yd. Hog. Rich, toireted shag, i..e most popular carpel texture.- Now in heal-sel Du Pont nylon u lake the heaviest Irallic. Easy-care. Reg ylar vacuuming and raWng keep It fresh, bouncy tor years. 12' wiolhs, two-lone, son-disguising colon rs in 6 delightful choices. 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Four years ago, the party pro- file says, Mr. Trudeau was cho- sen because be represented simple progress and change. 'PRAGMATiC IDEALIST' Now: "Trudeau calls himsel a 'pramatic a believer in the kind of freedom tha comes from a sense ot balance and proportion." 8 The new dualism Is reflectet in two official campaign por a closeup of a smi ing leader with an aura o glamor, tlie other a long shot o a sober man of affairs, lie un done, hard at work at bis desk Appropriately, aides emph size that Mr. Trudeau will engaged in a double role durin the campaign he opens Tuesd- in his Montreal' home con- working on a campaign travel stituency of Mount Hoyal. itinerary for Margaret In Die seven weeks to Ihe Trudeau, but that she may_join lioneering and the prime mlnis- r governing the country. His travel plans have been etched out only roughly, vcn the skimpy schedule ade public is subject to range at short notice, party ficials say, because nobody jiows when he will have to vitch to governing from elec- oneering. COUNTRY For example, after Tuesday n Mount Royal, plans call for a isit the following day to Lon- on, Ont., then back lo Ottawa for govern- ing or campaigning or both is unclear. Further, all the governing von'l be done by return trips to )Uawa. The government moves with the prime minister, party officials emphasize. In British Columbia later this month, for nstance, Sept. 23 is listed for campaigning, the following two days for government business :here. The stress on Mr. Trudeau's sober attention to duty during the campaign may well be en- hanced by a reminder to all Oct. 18 that he is maturing. That is his 53rd birthday. Anotlwr big change since the 1968 campaign is that the glam- orous bachelor of that time now is a husband and fatter. Party officials say nobody Oct. 30 election, Mr. Trudeau will be both the politician eiec- thc prime minister from time to time. Private broadcasters fail to tell their story-Smith amazed" at how low the rate return was for broadcasters mpared with other major duslries. The majority of broadcasters ade a substantial contribu- on in the public service field ut it was disturbing how few recognized this. CALGARY fCP) Private broadcasters were told here jy a former parliamentarian hat they must do a better mis- sionary job among the public and politicians if they wish to mprove their image. The message was given to the annual meeting of the Western Association of Broadcasters, comprising owners and man- agers of prairie radio and tele- vision stations, by Art Smith of Continental Public Relations of Calgary- Mr. Smith, who lias sat both the Commons and the Al- berta legislature, said in a pan- el discussion that private broadcasters have failed to lell the story of their service. "You are going to liave to carry out missionary work right lo the doors of Icgisla lures." NOT ENOUdll Tlie problem with the in dustry was that it fell perform ance should speak for itself. Bu i ihat was not enough. Mr. Smith reported on a sur verv his company had under i taken in which 14 MLAs an 200 private citizens were aske whether they thought the broac casters were doing a'good, ad equate or poor job. Of the nine MLAs who re plied, seven said the industrj was doing its job well. Forty four per cent of the private cit- iicns who responded thought i broadcasters were doing n good job, 38 per cent an adequate _ same survey asked for (0 061161 it criticisms and these included programming, advertising con- tent, lack of journalistic respon- sibility, return of inveslment and corporate-citizen image. NO FAT CATS Stan Quantz posted to Inuvik CLAKESHOLM After com- ileting a course In Ottawa, Stan Juantz has been posted to Inu- vik, N.W.T. Mr. and Mrs. Stan Quantz re- irnied to Claresholm after spending eight months in Otta- wa where Mr. Quantz attended air service school training as a radio operator for the depart- ment of transport. He was one of two to receive special honors in his class. In Clarcsholm they visited his parents, Rev. and Mrs. H. Quantz. They went to Ed- monton to visit Mrs. Quantz1 parents. They will be (lying north next week to lake up duties at Inuvik. Bake sale Mr. Smith said there is no .justification for some members of the general public Ihinking i private broadcasters are "fat Icats." After looking at the fi- nancial records of the country's 300-odrl private stations over itbo last two years, he was tennis club NOBI.EFOI1D (Special) The Nobleford Tennis Club is continuing to attempt to raise funds for the repaving program it has budgeted for. The nest in a scries of fund- raising projects will be a bake sale to be held on the Jan- kunis driveway, Monday, Sept. 11 between 3 and 4 p.m.