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the small society by Brickman ITHAPAU- Medical Center's Gannon 'Intense' By CYNTHIA LOWRY AP Television-Radio Writer HOLLYWOOD (AP) - If one is a bit of ft hypochondriac, a lunch break with Chad Everett gives one the nice, warm feeling of a security blanket. Everett—about to enter his third CBS season as "Medical Center's" all-around practitioner of medicine and super- surgeon, Dr. Joe Gannon,— looks and acts just the way one wishes the family doctor would. He also uses words such as "aneurism" with the fluency of a man who has spent a lifetime peering at X rays. Intense Preparation Although the operating room scenes occupy only a fraction on any episode's time, Everett prepares for them with the intensity of an athlete training for the Olympics. He is particularly proud ol some fan mail he receivet from real doctors • congratulating him on his skill manipulating a pair of Metzen- baum scissors in an operating room scene. "They are used to cut blood vessels," the actor explained "You hold them for cutting be tween the thumb and the thirc finger, and then swing them back to free your other fingers for tying off vessels and using sponges. It really took a lot o practice to get the hang of it." As in other medical series the sickness and surgery sequences of "Medical Center' are handled cautiously. A com mittee of a medical association checks out the scripts and ther are many technical advisers Everett prepared to play docto y spending hours in a hospital, e also took 48 hours of color ilm showing doctors at work in Derating rooms and he looks t this library frequently. Much Medical Knowledge The actor has'picked up so much medical knowledge that when his dog recently ripped 16 ear in a fight, the veterinarian asked Chad if he wanted to help sew the animal up. Iverett declined, he said hasti- Six Flags Taps Big Reservoir y. Everett said the series will continue to feature contemporary themes, some of which would have been out of TV bounds a few seasons back- male impotence and artificial nsemination. There also is one about a great surgeon in failing health with a "ghost surgeon" who steps in to handle the difficult, delicate parts of his oper- aions. Has Average Yield Since First Settled BBECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Situated at 9,600 feet altitude just west of the Continental Divide, this town's gold mines have yielded an average of nearly $1 million for each of the 111 years since it was first settled during the gold rush of the 1860's. • At the turn of the century the highest post office in the U.S. was located a few miles out of town on 11,482-foot Boreas Pass, where a narrow gauge railroad line snaked its way across the Rockies. Today an old log section house marks the spot. Bill Cody Rides Again PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) - In May of 1883, Col. William Fred erick Cody loaded about 8( head of horses and as many men into a railroad train in North Platte, Neb., and launched what was to become the internationally famous Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. The show lasted until 1916, touring the United States and Europe, when Buffalo Bill closed it down and returned to Denver, Colo. He died the next year. 55 years lawsuits ST. LOUIS (AP) — An am- opened June 16, 1967, and had )itious team is operating a' mecca in America's entertainment industry under the head- ng of Six Flags over Mid- America, the third park in a chain owned by the Great Southwest Corp., a Penn Central subsidiary. In contrast to the financial distress of the parent company, Six Flags has been on a sound financial basis almost from its spawning at Arlington, Tex., more than 1.1 million guests its first season. Before directors of Great Southwest selected a site near Eureka, Mo., 32 miles west of the St. Louis Arch for a third Six Flags, more than 18 months a river boat trip and a log flume ride, like a roller coaster over water. Two trains chug around the park on 6,600 feet of track. Other entertainment includes both sports and antique car rides, a dolphin show, a Gay Nineties went into research. The site "selected acres of pastureland, Hutchinson News Wednesday, Sept. 15,1971 Page 7 Television Tonight was review at Miss Kitty's Saloon 500 and a puppet theater. from midway between Dallas and Fort Worth, a decade ago. The concept is one of meticu- lously-plannod, wholesome fun pitched to the family with an eye toward making" it within the reach of Dad's pocketbook. In extending Six Flags to the Midwest, Great Southwest is tapping what it considers to be a reservoir of 78 million persons living within 500 miles of St. Louis. The area includes Chicago to the north, Kansas City to the west, Little Rock and Memphis to the south and Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Louisville to the east, all, within seven .hours' which 200 acres have been converted through l.i million man- hours into Six Flags Over Mid- America. Opening June 5, the park has been a success that exceeded the expectations of Larry Cochran, general manager. By Labor Day attendance climbed to 1.2 million. The park, manned principally by enthusiastic high school ant college youngsters, shifted to fall hours after Labor Day ant will be open Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31. Inside Six Flags Over Mid America is a conglomeraition 0 entertainment much like that a its sister parks, With facets re Food and beverage stands nd shops on the grounds do a jusiness of $25,000 daily, with assistant manager Russ Melon, 21, explaining that "cleali- ness is the first tiling we work driving from Six Flags Over One night recently, later, hampered by and opening-night foibles, Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Eiders of the World reopened here. Time hadn't, severed all connections with Buffalo Bill's old show. His great grand-daughter, Patricia Garlow, rode in the event, and the production manager was Jack Joyce Jr., son of one of the original Wild West show veterans. Even the stagecoach used in one act was used in the turn-of-the-century shows. Ironically, use of the name Bill Cody in the show is the subject of several court suits. The Ringling Brothers, B a r n- um and Bailey Circus maintains it has right to use of the Cody name, and has secured a temporary .restraining order requiring that the current Wile West show disassociate itself with the circus in advertising Mid>- America. Six Flags Over Texas, great CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1. Vigorous 5. Enlarge 8. Nettle 11. Melange 12. Garland 13.1,002 14. Humdinger 15. Club moss 17. Sign 18.Secondhand 19. Mining chisel 31. Heroic poetry 33. Name 35. Fall asleep 36. News channels 38. Floating lily . leaf 49. Adjoin 42. Undulate 46. Dessert 49. Solo 50. Melody 51. By way of Nearly 4,000 fans sat for 2Va hours Wednesday through In dian attacks, stunt-riding exhi bitions, cavalry drills and, Wild Bill forgive, a few circus acts. The show is the creation o Montie Montana Jr., son of th famous rodeo cowboy and ro per. The script, which advise fans of what the original Wil West show fans .watched, was written by Tom Blackburn, who wrote the script and songs for Walt Disney's legendary Dave Crockett film. HHQ outhwest's pilot project, >pened Aug. 5,1961, and 1 has at- racted more than 17 million r isitors, including a single-day ligh of 34,381. Six Flags Over Georgia, a 276-acre park near Atlanta, on.' A Palace Theater, the park's argest building, seats 1,500 arsons in the presentation 10 toes daily of a "Stars and Stripes Salute" by vivacious collegians. Rooftop Gym NEW YORK (AP) — The city's only all-purpose rooftop gymnasium is an air bubble on the roof'of Polytechnic Institute o.' Brooklyn. It was made possible by a $50,000 grant from the Charles Hayden Foundation and will be ready for the fall semester. The gym will be used for physical education classes, basketball, fencing, wrestling, softball, golf, tennis, badmiton and volley ball. The air-supported structure is 60 feet by 118 and rises 30 feet. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER IS (:30-Stat> Fair PrtvUw, *, 7, 12 ' Wednesday Movl», 10, 11 "The Tall Men" It Takes A Thief, 2, J, 11 You're on, 8 7:0»-Carol Burnett Show, I, 7, 11 French Chef, a 7:30-NBC Mystery Movie, 2, 3, 11 Boboqulvarl, I 8:00—Medical Center, *, 7, 13 Firing Line, » *:0»-Mannlx, t, 1, 11 Big Valley, 2, 3, 11 Man & The City, 10, 11 Evening at Pops, 8 10:00—News Weather Spent II,*.* 10, 11, It M Insight, I WtW-Tonlght Show, 1, 1, 11 Merv Griffin, I, 1, n Dick Cavett, 10, 11 You're On, I 11:0*—Movie, II "Man of 1000 Faces", fleeting the scenic area's his runaway mine train, pat- ory. A terned after a roller coaster, is an, innovation. The park also features a skyway, a cave ride, FAMILY DAY This Thursday & Every Thursday Hamburger • • I5c French Fries 'I5c Coke lOc Remember Every. Thursday Is "Family Day" At BURGER CHEF 322 East 4th Inside & Outside Seating MO 3-1952 MODIFIED JALOPY 1819 DEMOLITION WON. DERBY SEPT. 20 AUTO THRILL TUES. SHOW SEPT. 21 SEMI-LATE STOCK CAR WED. & THURS. SEPT. 22 & 23 TRACTOR PULL MOTORCYCLE SAT. & SUN. . 25 & 26 SOLUTION OF YESTERDAY'S PUZZLE 21. Astronaut's o.k. 52. Foster 25. Lacuna 53. Diminutive 28. Record 54. Moray 30. Uncivil 55. Backslide DOWK 1. Alone 2. Fruit tree 3. Infuriate 4. Immature 5. Referred 6. Dairymaids: Scot. 7. Kitchen utensil 8. Rascal 9. Brazilian seaport 10. Gamin 9. Fragrance 20. News service 22.Rifle 23. Formerly Tokyo 24. Coral 25. Treasure 26. Mimic, 27. School of whales 29. Matrimonial 32. Thailand 34. Teacher's degree 37. Over 39. Stunt 41. Unicorn fish 43. District 44. Medicine bottle 45. Nobleman 46. Spotted 47. Pastry 48. Yorkshire river Looki Thats Right! . . . Every Thursday All Year Long You Can Save Of Root Beer : ; •• ..... , ,;<•!<• ••!'/; Regular 85c ; Every ; // thiirsflay (Plus Deposit) A&W Drive In 27 E. 30th MO 2-9826 THE WEDNESDAY NIGHT MOVIE SPECIAL Presents THE TALL MEN A motion picture as dynamic as its stars ... Clark Gable, Jane Russell, Robert Ryan, Cameron Mitchell 6:30 P.M. KANSAS STATE FAIR HUTCHINSON Worth Of Stereo 8 Tapes Of Your Choice 1 ST 50°° 9 ND 9fl°° 3 RD 10°° To Be Given Away FREE Wed., Sept. 22 Nothing To Buy You Need Not Be Present To Win. Just Register Now At Building or Remodeling Call ED WEIGEL 1 3304 No. Elm I Hutchinson, Ks. 663-9804 PARROTT- HODNETT 29 W. Sherman WEDNESDAY WHERE THE GOOD TIMES ARE SPECIAL PREVIEW TV SHOWING 6:30 P.M. "ROLLIN" on the RIVER" with Kenny Rogers and The First Editions This feature will appear regularly Sunday - evenings at 0:30 beginning September 19. Anthony Quinn in The Man And TheOly Premiere! A deaf couple fight to adopt the normal - little boy. they'^ grown to love. June Lockhart guest stars. 9:00 \\uilinn\wl'] ' THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW, NEW TIME 7 P.M. WEDNESDAY'S THE FUNNIEST NIGHT OF THE WEEK. WITH CAROL THERE. ALSO HARVEY KORMAN, LYLE WAGONER, VICKI LAWRENCE. MEDICAL CENTER 8P.M. DOCTORS CHAD EVERETT AND JAMES DALY KEEP THINGS HUMMING IN A BIG- CITY HOSPITAL. This is the place to be fcnight 10/13 MANNIX NEW TIME, 9 P.M. MIKE CONNORS CONTINUES HIS ONE-MAN ASSAULT ON CRIME. GAIL FISHER IS HIS ONE-WOMAN BACKUP TEAM. TAKE YOUR PICK NEW GAME SHOW YOU COULD BE A* WINNER ON THIS NEW AND EXCITING TV GAME GAME PLAYED 4 TIMES EACH WEEKDAY. JOYCE LIVINGSTON IS PROGRAM HOSTESS. Tomorrow Noon at HICKORY GABLES 822 West 4th Turkey & Dressing Special 97* There has Never Been A Western Like "Doc" Only FAYE DUNAWAY STACY REACH HARRIS YULIN Plus: A Virus Of Doom Envelops Earth At: 6:30-9:50 • ft* The News. 6:00 and 10:00 PM We let the Sun shine in. Steering right into enemy waters. wf^T / M ItTakes aThicf '-.'.I-". Robert Wagner <IS "Alexander Mundy" 6:30 PM **** THE BIG VALLEY .Stormy BARBARA !.»lAhJWYCK • RICHARD LONG •PETt'H BHI.-CK • U-T MAJOflS - LINDA (..VANS 7:30 NBC MYSTERY MOVIE Peter Falk stars as the deceptively casual "ColumboV a detective with a sixth sense ! about people. Costars tonight are Jack Cassidy and Martin Milnen

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