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the small society by Brickman grr WAS/ILL IT HAP ALL Medical Center's Gannon 'Intense' By CYNTHIA LOWRY AP TelevUloa-Radio Writer HOLLYWOOD (AP) - M one is a bit of a hypochondriac, a lunch break with Chad Everett gives one (he nice, warm feeling of a security blanket. Everett-^bout 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 of some fan mail he received 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 between the thumb and the third finger, and then swing them back to free your other fingers for tying off vessels and using sponges. It really took a' lot of practice to get the hang of it." As in other medical series, the sickness and surgery Sequences of "Medical Center" are handled cautiously. A committee of a medical association checks out the scripts and there are many technical x advisers. Everett prepared to play doctor by spending hours in a hospital. He also took 48 hours of color, film showing doctors at work in operating rooms and he looks at this library frequently. Much Medical Knowledge The actor has picked up so much medical knowledge that when his dog recently ripped his ear in a fight, the veterinarian asked Chad if he wanted to help sew the animal up. Everett declined, he said hastily. 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 insemination. 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. I Has Average Yield Since First Settled BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - Situated at 9,600 feet aU titude juat 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 1860'3. 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 sec- -tion house marks the spot. CROSSWORD PUZZLE nrasra 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 40. Adjoin 42. Undulate 46. Dessert 49. Solo 50. Melody 51. By way of SHH BUI Cody Rides Again PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) - In May of 1883, Col. William Frederick Cody loaded about 80 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 nex year. t One night recently, 55 years later, hampered by lawsuits and opening-night foibles, Buf falo Bill's Wild West and Con gress of Rough Riders of th World reopened here. Time hadn't severed all con nectfons with Buffalo Bill's old show. His great grand-daugh ter, Patricia Garlow, rode in the event, and the production manager was Jack Joyce Jr. son of one of the original Wile West show veterans. Even the stagecoach used in one act wa used in the turn-of-the-centurj shows. Ironically, use of th« nam Bill Cody in the show is the subject of several court suits The Ringling Brothers, Barn urn and Bailey Circus main tains It has right to use of the Cody name, and has secured temporary restraining order re quiring that the current Wil< West show disassociate itself with the circus in advertising Nearly 4,000 fans sat for 2V hours Wednesday through In dian attacks, stunt-riding exh bitions, cavalry drills and, Wil Bill forgive, a few circus acts. The show is the creation < 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, wh wrote the script and songs fo Walt Disney's legendary Dav Crockett film. mecca in America's entertainment industry under the head- Jig of Six Flags over Mid- America, the third park in a hain owned by the Great southwest Corp., a Penn Cen- ral subsidiary. In contrast to the financial listress of the parent company, iix Flags has been on a sound inancial basis almost from its pawning at Arlington, Tex., midway between Dallas and 'art Worth, a decade ago. The concept is one of meticu- ously-planned, wholesome fun pitched to the family with an ye v to ward 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 Six Flags Taps Big Reservoir Hutchlnson News Wednesday, Sept. 15,1971 Page 7 ST. LOUIS (AP) - An am- opened June 16, 1967, and had itious team is operating a more than 1.1 million guests its irst season. Before directors of Great southwest selected a site near lureka, Mo., 32 miles west of the St. Louis Arch for a'third ix Flags, more than 18 months went into research. The site selected was acres of pastureland, from driving from Mid-America. Six Flags Over Six Flags Over Texas, great Southwest's pilot project opened Aug. 5,1961, and has attracted more than 17 million visitors, including a single-day high of 34,381. Six Flags Over Georgia, 276-acre park near Atlanta FAMILY DAY This Thursday & Every Thursday Hamburger •• I5c French Fries I5c Coke -..•-... I0c Remember Every Thursday Is "Family Day" At BURGER CHEF. 322 East 4th Inside & Outside Seating MO 3-1952 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 which 200 acres have been con- r erted through 1.8 million man- hours into Six Flags Over Mid- America. Opening June 5, the park has >een a success that exceeded the expectations of Larry Coch•an, general manager. By Labor Day attendance climbed to 1.2 million. TTie park, manned principally by enthusiastic high school and college youngsters, shifted to fall hours after Labor Day and will be open Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31. Inside Six Flags Over Mid- America is a conglomeration of entertainment much like that at its sister parks, with facets reflecting the scenic area's his- review at Miss Kitty's Saloon 500 and a puppet theater. Food and beverage stands nd shops on the grounds dp a usiness^of $25,000 daily, with ssistant' manager Russ Melon, 21, explaining that "cleali- ess is the first tiling we work n." A Palace Theater, the park's argest building, seats 1,500 arsons in the presentation 10 imes daily of a "Stars and runaway mine train, pat ory. A terned after a roller coaster, is an innovation. The park also features a skyway, a cave ride MODIFIED JALOPY SAT. & SUN, SEPT. 18-19 DEMOLITION MOM. DERBY SEPT. 20 AUTO THRILL TUES. SHOW SEPT. 21 SEMI-LATE STOCK CAR WED. & THURS. SEPT. 22 & 23 TRACTOR PULL SAT. & SUN. SEPT. 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 DOWN 1. Alone 2. Fruit tree 3. Infuriate 4. Immature 5. Referred 36 50 3 4 M7 <te 37 90 su 65 6. Dairymaids: Scot. 7. Kitchen utensil 8. Rascal 9. Brazilian seaport 10. Gamin 1ft Fragrance 20. News service 22. Ride 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 \ Every I Thursday I Thats Right! . -i . Every Thursday All Year Long You Can Save 25c On A Gallon Of Roof Beer Regularise Every Thursday . 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 630 P.M. Anthoo/Qjimln The Man And TheOly Premiere! A deaf couple fight to adopt the normal little boy.they've grown to love. June Lockhart guest stars 9:00 ThBBjheptacctobe W10/13 KANSAS STATE FAIR HUTCHINSON Stripes Salute" by vivacious collegians. The Rooftop Gym NEW YORK (AP) city's only all-purpose rooftop gymnasium is an air bubble on the roof of Polytechnic Institute o.' Brooklyn. It wag made possible by $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 ant volley ball. The air-supportec structure is 60 feet by 118 and rises 30 feet. Worth Of Stereo 8 Tapes Of Your Choice |ST JJQOO 2 ND 20°° 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 PARROTT- HODNETT 29 W. Sherman i Building or Remodeling i Call ED WEIGEL 1 3304 No. Elm I Hutchinson, Ks. 663-9804 WEDNESDAY WHERE THE GOOD TIMES ARE KTVH SPECIAL PREVIEW TV SHOWING 6:30 P.M. "ROLLIN" on the RIVER" With Kenny Rogers and The First Editions THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW, NEW TMfe 7P.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. 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 Television Tonight WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER IS 6:30 Rollln 'On the River, «, 7, 12 "• Wednesday Movie, 10, 11 "The Tall Men" It Takes A Thief, 1, 3, 11 You're On, a 7:Oft-Carol Burnett Show, «, 7, 11 French Chef, 8 7:30— NBC Myittry Movie, 2, 3, 11 Boboqulvarl, I S:00-Med!eal Center, 4, 7, 11 Firing L'nt, l «:00—Mannlx, «, 7, 11 Big Valley, 2, 1, 11 Man & Tha City, 10, 11 Evening at Popi, I 10:00—Newt Weather Stem !,!,«,% II, 11, 11, 11 (might, I M:10—Tonight Show, t 1, 11 Merv Orltfln, «, 7, 11 Olek cavett, \t. 11 You're On, I Hitt—Mavlt, 12 "Man of 1000 Faces" There has Never Been A Western Like "Doc". At 8:15 Only FAYEDUNAWAY STACYKEACH HARRIS YUUN Plus: A Virus Of Doom Envelops Earth At: 6:30-9:50 The News. 6:00 and 10:00 PM We let the Sun shine in. Steering right into enemy waters. ivy^MsP^SC: ItTake Robert Wagner • is "Alexander Mundy" 6:30 PM THE BIG VALLEY 1,1 t l.iiiind BAHnAHA T.IANWYCK • HtCIIAHU LONG PfrTt-R BRPCK • U !•' MAJOP!'. • 1 INDA f'.VAN'j 7:30 NBC MYSTERY MOVIE Peter Folk stars as the deceptively casual "Columbo"/ a detective with a sixth sense ! about people. Costars tonight are Jack Gqssidy and KSTL

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