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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Saturday, Sopl.mklT It, 1972 THE irTHBHIDO! HWAID Archie Bunker show star in demand HOLLYWOOD (AP) Among the benefits of star- dom alter a long labor In ob- scurity is that parts are sud- denly offered that an actor could only daydream about before. That's what happened to Carroll O'Connor, who gained fame as Archie Bunker on CBS's All In the Family. He is in demand. "That's the great plus-pro- said O'Connor. I want to work in the five months I'm off from the show I can do it. "fn the next two or three years I can say what I want to do and I can do it. "If I went to a studio and said I'd like to do a picture I can do that and star in it. It's nice to call the shots. I can do that for only a limited ime. That kind of box office appeal doesn't last foreve.-." While It lasts O'Connor wants to mate the most of it. In February he will tape a So-minute special for CBS consisting ot three one-act plays, one dramatic, one mu- sical, one comedy. The show is tentatively titled It's a Man's World-Or Is It? In March ho will portray Sam- uel Adams while Eric Se- vcreld interviews him about events leading to the Ameri- can Revolution. Alter that, he topes to make a movie in Eu- rope. In fact, he said he would make it only if. it is filmed in Europe. But first up, he plays the president of the United Slates. SATURDAY NIGHT the LEGION "RON and the OUTLAWS" VIMY LOUNGE 'THE FRANKLY BROTHERS7 MEMBERS AND GUE5T5 Death row is slowly emptying SOUTHERN ALBERTA STARDOM HAS ITS REWARDS Carroll O'Connor, who's being offered oil kinds of parts since becoming a star as Archie Bunker on "All In The sings a duet with his bride, Claris Leachman, In a recreation of tho musical "Of Thee I to be aired Oct. 24. Documentary award By EDITH M. LEDERER SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) The most populous death row in the United Stales is slowly going out of existence, leaving many of its 104 former residents with a kind of free- dom they haven't felt in years. I still lind myself bouncing away on the balls of my feet said Gregory Pow- ell, 39, who moved Into San Quenlin's general prison popu- lalion n month ago after nine years on death row. "Now there's a definite hope in life, a definite said Bowersox, 35, who is working in the prison account- ing office and has already started taking courses toward a college degree. 'It was a bleak environment up on the row, an environment of despair leading nowhere ex- cept maybe to he said Friday. "Some people go in- I sane, some commit suicide and the others adjust." All but 17 of the death row prisoners have been about 50 staying at San Quentin and the remainder scattering to ether slate prisons. Spokesman Joseph O'Brien said the last 17 men will be off the row in 10 days. MIX WITH OTHEIIS Most who remained here have been mixed into the gen- eral prison population. Cut a half-dozen including two of death row's most famous resi- B. Sirhan and Charles Manson have been moved to the maximum-secur- ity adjustment centre. Lawrence Jackson, 45, who came off the row after 11 years and is already In an honors unit, sard one of the greal shocks of moving to the general prison was being out of liis eel from breakfast until 10 p.m. On the row, he explained, prison ers are locked up for 2114 hours every day. "It felt he said Tarson's friendly pets treated as family members tfou're under such tight secur-' y on the row. One or two offi- srs go with you everywhere nd nobody says anything to ou." Jackson, Powell and Bow- rsox were part of the first roup of formerly condemned ien to be interviewed by re- wrlers. Jackson was convicted raping and strangling a Powell of killing a no- ceman and Bowersox of idl- ing a policeman. Bowersox said he was the irst man on death row to hear of the California Supreme Court's decision last Feb. 18 outlawing the death penalty. He said the men stayed up all night talking about it: "We sud- denly had a future after all." DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HOSACX Certified DenTaE Mechanic Suite 8-304 5th St. S. 327-7744 PHILIPS _ "The People Who Take Time to Build The Best" Bring you the fineit in Stereo Compon- ents now available al: JACK'S RADIO TV SALES SERVICE 302 13ih St. N. Phone 327-4979 CARDSTON Mayiair Theatre "SKYJACKED" In Technicolor. Storing Charleton lies- ton and Yvette Mimieux. Saturday, September 23. Shows at and p.m. Adult FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre "SKYJACKED" In Technicolor. Starring Charleton Hes- ton and Yvette Mimieux. Saturday, September 23. Shows at and p.m. Adult. P1NCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "SKYJACKED" In Technicolor. Starring Cliarleton Hes- ton and Yvette Mimieux. Saturday., September 23. Shows at and p.m. Adult. Sunday, September 24 at p.m. "ON THE BUSES" In Technicolor. Star- ring Reg Varney and Bob Grant. Adult, TABER Tower Theatre "SKYJACKED" In Technicolor. Starring Charleton Hes- ton and Yvette Mimieux. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, September 23, 25 and 26. Saturday shows at and p.m. Adult. TORONTO (CP) The docu- ment ary The Living Arctic has been awarded the Wilderness Award as the best original film shown on CBC-TV last year. The film was first shown March 3, 1971, as part of a two- jur documentary program. It on a Bronze Ear Award at the venlh International Agricul- ral Film Competition in West erlin and has been purchased showing in several other aim tries. The film was produced and irecled by Toronto-born James [urray. The Wilderness Award has een presented annually since and was established to onor three Canadian fi lakers Charles Riegler, Len lacdonatd and Norman Caton who were killed in a plane LABOR GLUB Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. N, WEEKLY BINGO EVERY MONDAY 8 p.m. Cash Jackpot in 53 Nos........... Game No. 1 50 10th Game Blackout in 56 Numbers 11 Games Prize Money......... 20 ALL GAMES PRIZE MONEY CAN BE DOUBLED ON A BLUE CARD WORTH Entry Card S1.QQ All Wood Cards 5Qg Each Children Under 16 Nat Allowed Bingo will also be played In club room for members and their invited guests Music Friday and Saturday Banquet facltitiw Some talking, some listening, and J program lhal works.' IF YOU WANT TO LOSE 10, 20, 50 EVEN 100 LBS. OH MORE, AND KEEP IT OFF, WITH NO EXERCISING, DIET PILLS, OR FAD DIETS WEIGHT WATCHERS CAN SHOW YOU HOW. NOW ACCEPTING NEW MEMBERS AT ALL LOCATIONS St. Augustine's Anglican Church 1 llh Street and 4lh Ave. S. Tuesdays p.m. and p.m. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA Cardsfon United Church Wednesdayi p.m. CARDSTON, ALBERTA Taber Civic Centre Thursdays p.m. TABER, ALBERTA Registration Fee Weekly Meeting FM J3.00. WEIGHTtWATCHERS, Some talking, some listening, and a program that work'. crash in 1963 while filming a IBC documentary entitled Wil- derness. Trading halted CALGARY (CP) Trading i Trans Yukon Explorations Ltd. has been suspended on the Calgary Stock Exchange. The suspension was imposed due to lack of transfer facilities by the company in Calgary. WOMAN APPOINTED OTTAWA (CP) The veter- ans affairs department an- nounced here seven appoint incuts to the Canadian pension commission, including the first woman commissioner. Phoebe Boyce of Kingston, Ont., was appointed for a 10- year term along with Carl Le- gault, Sturgeon Falls, Ont. MIAMI CAP) Tarzan's friendly playmates, Samson and Delilah, like to watch color television, take a dip in the family pool and sleep in double-decker bunk beds when off camera. Household pets like to be affectionate, hut Sampson and Delilah aren't typical pets. Sampson is a 400-pound lion and Delilah is a 200- pound Bengal tiger. "They're just part of the says owner Steve Hawkes, a Miami actor who sometimes plays Tarzan in the long-running King of the Jungle screen series. BATON TWIRLING LESSONS Instructress: VICKE ROBINSON SOLO TWIRLING MARCHING DANCE TWIRl TWO BATON FIRE BATON Registration Sept. 23 to Sept. 30 p.m. For Information Phone 327-7673 LABOR CLUB CORNER 2nd AVE. and 13th ST. N. WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE CLUBROOMS "Phil Lethbridge" Members and Invited Guests! Grasshoppers No. 1 menace says Smith MANYBERRIES, Alta. (CP Farmers have built up a false sense of security agains grasshoppers, says entomolo gist D. S. Smith of the Leth bridge Research Station. He told touring farm writers recently that attention has bee focussed on the Bertha arm worm "because of the specta cular airlifts of insecticide control it in rapeseed." However, he said, grasshop pers caused more damage ii total to Alberto crops this yea than army worms did on a fe1 thousand acres of rapeseec About square miles wer Infested with grasshoppers. GRASSHOPPER BUILDUP Dr. Smith has been one several government scientist warning for the last three yeai of a grasshopper build-up. Bi poor grasshopper-breeding we. ther a wet growing season has prevented this. "Farmers thus have built u a false sense of security becaus the weather has acted natural he said. Starting next spring, the outbreaks will become ser- ious if the weather favors the grasshoppers." Grasshoppers are the worst destroyers of grass, rangeland and cereal crops. "Seven grasshoppers per square yard over 10 acres eat as much as a he said. "They also chew the grass stems right down and leave the soli bare and subject to wind and water erosion." Sampson and Delilah are reated as family likes to crawl into xxl and nestle next to lawkes and his wife Fran. The Hawkes, their seven- year-old son Steve and the wo pets share the same bed- room in the Hawkes' home. SHARE BUNK Sampson sleeps on the bot- Lom of a double-decker bunk bed and young Steve shares the upper bunk with Delilah. Hawkes, severely burned while filming Tarzan and the Rainbow in 1370, credits Sampson with saving his life. Tarzan was tied to a stake when a circle of special-effect fiames exploded 'When the flames ex- ploded, Sampson, who was supposed to untie my hands, jerked the rope and freed one arm so I could the 30-year-old actor said. But Hawkes has had his ups-and-Iowns with Sampson and Delilah. Two cars were damaged by tlie playful beasts before Hawkes turned to trucks for transportation. )IS PUBLIC BINGO 1251 3rd Avenue South EVERY THURSDAY 8 p.m. 16 GAMES ICHli GAME JACKPOT IN 50 NOS. IN 51 NOS. IN 52 NOS. If no Bingo called after 52 numbers we will continue for 10A GAME- PICTURE FRAME NO ONE UNDER 16 YEARS AUOWED1 PUBLIC-UPSTAIRS ELKS AND GUESTS DOWNSTAIRS for ELKS and GUESTS in CLUB ROOMS ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT "CHARADES" ELKS'CARNIVAL PRIZE WINNERS fs- Today's Showtimes ARAMOUNT atnrday hort Subjects Skyjacked" Last Complete Show iunday ihort Subjects One Complete Show 'ARAMOUNT CINEMA Saturday 'Nicholas and Alexandra" jast Complete Show iunday 'Nicholas and Alexandra" One Complete Show COLLEGE CINEMA Saturday Short Subjects "Frogs" Last Complete Show Sundav Short "Subjects "Frogs" One Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN Saturday "Mercenary" "Diamonds are Forever" One Complete Show Sunday "Scars of Dracula" "Horrors of Frankenstein" One Complete Show MARQUIS HOTEL Is now accepting bookings for any of it's 3 spacious banquet rooms for Christmas, New Year's Parties, etc. DON'T BE DISAPPOINTED RESERVE EARLY PHONE 327-3191 OMEN ACRE GATES OPEN P.M. ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT 8 P.M. LAST TIME TONIGHT "DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER" IN COLOR SEAN CONNERY 'THE MERCENARY" IN COLOR JACK PALANCE SUNDAY and MONDAY THE BLQOP-BROTHERS OF HORROR AMoTERROR! TOGETHER IN THE MOST VlNG MONSTER SHpCK SHOW OF THE YEAR1 BOTH IN SPINE-TINGLING COLOR! saatsaf DRAOttfllfflANKEHSTRN TECHNICOLOR HI ADULT ENTERTAINMENT BUY BOOKS OF THEATRE TICKETS AND SAVE 25% ONE FREE TICKET IN EVERY ADULT "A TAUT AND TIMELY HOLLYWOOD REPORTER SKYJKKED NOW SHOWING at and p.m. CHARLTON HESTON YVETTE MIMIEUX SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. Shown above is Exalted Ruier Joe Hunter presenting Ihe major prize winners with their cheques. On the left is G. BaVer, from Calgory, winner of the grand prize, and on Ihe right is Mrs, Cathy Miller of Medicine Hat, winner of Ihe second prize. Curly Pionlek sold Ihe grand prize ticket and Liza Blozelok tho leller of tha second prize ticket. All proceeds from tickels sold ore dislribuled among Lethbridge Elks Charities. The B.P.O. Elks lelhbridge lodge No. 37 would like to thank all those who attended the carnival and who bought tickets on Ihe major prizes. ACADEMY AWARD WINNER! Best Art Direction Best Costume Design A SflM SPlECcl.'FRAMKLIN J. SCHAFFNER PRODUCriON Nicholas and Alexandra A HORIZON FILM Ire IT, COLUMBIA PICTURES SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. NOW SHOWING AT 8 P.M. ONLY ADUIT NOW SHOWING AT AND P.M. SHOWING SUNDAY AT P.M. ;