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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Fort Macleod folk singer ranks in top pop polls JONI MITCHELL LONDON (CP) Canadian singer Neil Young won two ma- jor awards in this year's inter- national pop polls organized by the mass-circulation British pop magazine, Melody Maker. Toronto-bom Young, 28, was voted by British pop music en- thusiasts top international singer, outclassing Americans Bob Dylan and Don McLean. Young's album, Harvest, also was voted top record of the year. The Canadian placed sec- NEIL, YOUNG ond In the composer chart be- hind the British song-writing partners Keith Emerson and Greg Lake and his single record, Heart of Gold, also won a runner-up award to McLean's hit American Pie. Joni Mitchell, 29-year-old folk singer from Fort Macleod, Alta., is the only other Cana- dian mentioned in the polls. She won the best female singer award among a field of Ameri- can and British artists. SOUTHERN ALBERTA THEATRES CARDSTON Mayfair Theatre "WHO SLEW AUNTIE Color. Starring Shelley Winters, Mark Lester and Ralph Richardson. Tuesday and Wednesday, September 26 and 27. Tuesday show at p.m. Adult. FORT MACLEOD Empress Theatre Color. Starring Ernest Borgnine, Don't see it alone! Tuesday and Wednesday, September 26 and 27. Tuesday show at p.m. Adutt. PINCHER CREEK Fox Theatre "THE Color. Starring Candies Ber- gen, Ernest Borgnine and Olivia deHavilland. Tuesday and Wednesday, September 2fi and 27. Tuesday show at p.m. Restricted adult. TABER Tower Theatre Technicolor. Starring Charlton Heston and Yvettc Mimieux. Tuesday, September 26. Shows at and p.m. Adult. Can white actor play black role? By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (AP) Can a white actor portray a black hero in today's race-conscious world? Anthony Quinn thinks so. But long before he has filmed the bi- ography of Haitian emperor Henry Christophe, he has en- countered a flurry of opposition. Quinn recently announced his Intention to fulfill a long- planned project: to film the life of Christophe, who ruled Haiti in the last century. The result was protests from black writ- ers, directors and actors who argued that only a black should play Christophe. Director-actor Davis wrote the New York Times: "My black children need black heroes on wliich to model their behavior. Tony, for all my admiration of him as a man and as a talent, will do himself and my children a great disservice if he encourages them to believe is black hero, Mexican-Irish Quinn has never been known to duck con- troversy, and he insists that he is going ahead witli the Cliris- tophe film biography. "This controversy has split blacks down the he re- marked. "The trouble has come From pockets of isolated groups who arc against the idea. "There is also a split between jlack actors ot New York, who are against my playing Chris- :ophe, and the black actore of Hollywood, who are for it. I think the ones in Hollywood are more professional. They see lhat this is a professional ques- tion, not a racial one." Quinn repeated his argument that he has not objected to non- Latins playing Latin heroes: Wallace Beery as Pancho Villa, Marlon Brando as Zapala, Peter O'Toole as Don Quixote. "I myself have played Greeks, Italians, Eskimos. he said. "Why should I be excluded from play- ing a black? Racism is not in my lexicon. I will be playing a human being, not a black man.' that only a white- man capable of portraying a Bottomless show said immoral EDMONTON (CP) A city detective, told district court a performance in February by a bottomless dancer at an Edmon- ton night club was "the lowest form morality for a fe- male." Del. Ronald Andrew testified during an appeal by dancer Darlene Agatha Campbell and Pierre Cochard, proprietor of the nightclub, Chez Pierre. Provincial Court Judge Lu- cien Maynard fined Miss Camp- bell J100 for participating in an immoral performance and Co- chard for allowing an im- moral performance to be pre- sented. They were found guilty Court Judge Roger in May. District Kerans adjourned the appeal to Friday. Actor faces year in jail in reckless driving case ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reu- ler) Actor Steve McQueen, arrested by Anchorage police June 28 for reckless driving, has requested a trial by jury, Zenith makes four quality hearing aids priced from S85 Come in for a free hearing test and us show you the wide range of Zenith models and styles. There's a Zenith hearing aid to match any loss a hearing aid can help. If you aren't satisfied with your purchase, it back within JO days and we'll give you your money back. Remember, Zenith hearing aids have suggested retail prices significantly below those of most foreign imported Instruments, LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Paramount Theatre Bldg. PS. 328-4080 If you have something that has to be shipped, this man is after your business. He's Trev Jones and he's CP Raffs District Manager in your area Backed by the full resources of CP Rail, Trev is in a unique position to help you with your problems and to provide fast, efficient, on-the-spot servicing of all your transportation needs. If you ship anything anywhere- fresh meats, bulk products, manu- factured goods and his team can help you. Call him soon. Call Trev Jones at 328-3373 Lethbridge. (Out of towners call Zenith He wants to go to work for you. CP Rail ow scheduled for Oct. 17. The trial date was set laska District Court. Anchor- !e lawyer Barton Biss ap- :ared on McQueen's behalf al e arraignment in June anc ntered a plea of not guilty for ic actor. Now out on bail, IcQueen could face a max- -Tuesday, J6, 1972 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 9 No guards went with athletes TEL AVIV (Renter) No special security guards accom- panied Israel's Olympic team to Munich because the Israeli security services had been as- sured that the authorities there were taking the necessary pre- cautions, Israeli newspapers said Monday. The newspapers said the se- curity services representatives in West Germany said they had been told that the Bavarian au- thorities had placed uniformed and plainclothes guards near the buildings housing the Is- raelis. This Information was given in evidence to a committee ap- pointed by Prime Minister Golda Meir to investigate the circumstances surrounding the killing of 11 Israeli Olympic sportsmen by Arab guerrillas, the newspapers said. The security officer at the Is- rael embassy in Bonn, who was responsible for the arrange- ments made, has also given evidence before the committee. Deliberations of the com- mittee, due to report shortly to the prime minister and the Knesset parliament foreign affairs and defence committee, are being kept secret. Cadet League official dies EDMONTON (CP) Funeral service will be held Wednes- day for H. J. Winfield, di- rector of the Air Cadet Leagua of Canada. He died in Jasper at the age of 59. Mr., Winfield also was a di- rector of the Alberta Motel Association. Ha served In Lord Mountbat- fen's command during the Sec- ond World War and received the Burma star. During summers, Mr. Win- field operated Tekarra Lodga at Jasper. YOUR PHILIPS DiAlER WITH SERVICE SEE THE MODULAR SOLtD STATE COLOR TV C RADIO AND TV J 302 ST N Black Diamond girl mentioned OTTAWA (CP) Karen De- Jong, 13, a student from Cen- tralia, Ont., has won the Can- adian Foresty Association's an- nual forest fire prevention post- r contest, it was announced oday. Sherry Stirling, 12, of Black diamond, Alta., was given hon- rable mention. STEVE MCQUEEN mum fine and a year In ail on reckless driving harges. The actor left Alaska hortly after he was arrested md charged. McQueen has requested a ury trial. Unless he enters a change of plea or otherwise dis- poses of the matter, he would >e required to appear in person at the trial. LOS ANGELES (AP) Band eader Stan Kenton is recov- ering at hospital here following surgery for a ruptured blooc vessel in his lower abdomen, us booking agent said. Kenton, 60, was taken to lios pital about a week ago and un denvent successful surgery Denis Justice said He saic Kenton wras not seriously ill. Kenton is expected to return to his band within two or three weeks, Justice said. Kenton's band made the :o Iowa Friday to meet wit] students, performing in concer and participate in jazz and another concert at low; State University today. MUTUAL NEED Neither insects nor flowers 'ould have developed as they ave without the help of the ther. Today's Showtimes PARAMOUNT Short Subjects "Skyjacked" Last Complete Show PARAMOUNT CINEMA "Nicholas and Alexandra" One Complete Show Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1912 "Nicholas and Alexandra" COLLEGE CINEMA Short Subjects "Frogs" Last Complete Show GREEN ACRES DRIVE-IN "Scars oJ Dracula" "Horrors of Frankenstein' f TUESDAY, SEPT. 26 'The Westerners' AT THE MINERS' S ONLY1 733 13lh ST. N. MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS GPEENACRE GATES OPEN P.M. ONE COMPLETE SHOW AT 8 P.M. I TONIGHT and WEDNESDAY J One Complete Show 8 :00 THE BLOOD-BROTHERS OF HORROR AND TERROR? TOGETHER IM THE MOST MONSTER SHQCK SHOW OF THE YEAR! i. BOTH IN SPINE-TINGLING COLOR! BUY BOOKS OF THEATRE TICKETS AND SAVE 25% ONE FREE TICKET IN EVERY ADULT mmm Tonight and Wed. at and p.m. "A TAUT AND TIMELY HOLLYWOOD SKYJKKED o CHARLTON HESTQN YVETFE MIMIEUX ACADEMY AWARD WINNER! Best Art Direction Best Costume Design A SAM SPIEGEt-FRANKLIN J, SCHAFFNER PRODUCTION Nicholas and Alexandra HORIZON FILM f.cn, COLUMBIA PICTURES [tf, MATINEE WEDNESDAY AT P.M. ADULT NOW SHOWING ALL WEEK AT 8 P.M. ONLY STARTING II TOMORROW I COLLEGE CINEMA COLlfCE MALL 328 6300 ACRES OF FREE PARKING 2 Deluxe Shows 7.00-9.15p.m. RESTRICTED ADULT MEET BOXCAR BERTHA ..just a little country girl with a talent for lovin', taste for violence and a banged-up boxcar for a boudoir. JUKS n. kicuouon t UMua iMKOiTcmi i AMERICAN INTERNATlONALpiCTinE COUJR..C.I DAVB) UffiADINE-MRRY PRIMUS BERNIECASEY-JOHNCABOTE Playboy Magazine devoted 6 pages to this movie! 'FROGS' COLOR WITH ;