Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on January 12, 1978 · Page 9
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 9

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Thursday, January 12, 1978 Ukiah D^ily Journal, Ukiah, Callf.- <4f -t/--' r GLADYS AND RAY — Home Box Office spotlights Gladys Knight and the Pips with Ray Charles in their January "Standing Room Oply" special. The 8()-minute HBO exclusive was taped live at Los Angeles's Greek Theatre and premieres Sunday, Jan. 22. Knight, Charles star in HBO performance NEW YORK — Ray Charles, "the Genius," takes the audience at Los Angeles' Greek Theatre by storm jas he performs some of his greatest hits in a surprise, unannounced appearance with Gladys Knight and the Pips for a unique 80-minute special premiering Jan. 22 as this month's "Standing Room Only" special on Home Box Office. The special can be seen locally by HBO subscribers on Teleprompter Cable TV. Nine HBO cameras, including a unit in a Goodyear blimp circling aboye the fanlous outdoor theatre, capture all the excitement of the gala "Gladys Knight and the Pips with Ray Charles: .The flabbergasted audience gives Charles a standing ovation as Knight calls for "someone to play the pian6 " and Ray Charles appears. He proceeds to sing solo, with his Raylettes and, as excitement mounts, joins Gladys and the Pips in, some of the hits, old and new, associated with both superstars. The HBO special also includes off-stage interviews with Charles, Knight and the Pips as well as some revealing secret rehearsal scenes. The two stars have long had mutual respect for each other's work, and Gladys Knight and the Pips acknowledge Charles' influence on their ov/n style. Together they have ihore than half a century of experience , entertaining and delighting the American public. The Knight —Charles "Standing Room Only" is the most lavish and ambitious yet produced by Flome Box Office in the I'nited . Slates. CVealively-us(>(i hand-held cameras add unusual close-up vignettes to the stage festivities in this fast-paced videotaped performance. The light show effects accompanying the music are exceptional and the home viewer is able to share the intoxication of the Greek Theatre audience. The Cioodyear blimp, used for the first time on cable television, records the mass enthusiasm of the tremendous outdoor crowd. The singers are backed by a 26-piece orchestra and the| musical , numbers cover broad spectrum from rhythm and blues and smooth soul to the latest'hits and classic pop The songs of Gladys Knight are complemented by the singing, rhythmic dance,steps and humorous stage antics of the Pips. "Georgia" is among thei numbers Charles and Knight sing together for the first time. It is one of his greatesti hits and Gladys Knight has also recorded it. Ray brings down the house with "America" as does Glady with the Streisand songs "Evergreen" and "The Way| We Were." ^ TeievfSfon in Review By JOAN HANAUER UPI Television Writer NEW YORK (UPI) - It was happy days for "Fish" in the Nielsen ratings this week as ABC recaptured first place, CBS took a better hold on second and NBC had a couple of Winners in the top 10 even without "Little Hoinse'dn the Prairie." • ABC was back on top in a week in which "Laverne & aiirley" was pre-empted by "Fish." Most weeks this season. Laverne and friend have been in the No. 1 spot on the Nielsens, followed by "Happy Days." The weiek endiiig Jan. 8, the Fonz was on first, followed by "Fish." Parent show "Barney Miller" • only ranked 12th. The good news for CBS was ^at it not only was able to Scbrfe four of the top 10 programs, and seven of the top 20, but all were regular series. Particularly happy for CBS was the appearance of "Lou Grant" in 11th pUice with a 40 share of the au^Jfence. The episode, in which the managing editor's daughter is aboai'd a plane unable to land at Los Angeles airport because of mechanical trouble, gave the audience a welcome sprinkling of htimor as well as an authentic glimpse at the ' way newspapers cover breaking stories. For NBC, in third pl.ace for the week and for the season to date, good news came hard, CONSTRUCTION NEWS An evening of fun, dining and dancing is anticipated by members of the Mendocino County Contractors Association this Friday evening during the annual installation of officers and Ladies Night. President Jerry Pahl, Avho . has successfully guided the MCCA in 1977, will turn over the reins to George Enderby of Enderby Construction, Potter Valley. The event will be held at the House of Garner in Ukiah. Members and guests from the Lake and North Coast Builders Exchanges have been invited on a prior reservation basis. There will be many interesting awards and door prizes. Contractor memberis of the MCCA have increased well over 36 per cent this past year. Member firms are provided numerous services. The association makes available insurance programs, a plans room, legislative representation, a contractors' manual of procedures, a weekly construction newsletter, and many other assists to the businessman involved with the construction industry, Associate members also participate actively and provide strong siipport for the MCCA. Associate members include engineers, insurance companies, material suppliers, banks, ' utilities and many other professions depending on the construction industry for business. InquiriesNqoncerning t^^ association,, ca^^^ ma I JANUARY TABLEWARE SALE DECEMBER 26, 19T7 thru JANUARY 31. 1978 off l< - SAtE DATES: DECEMBER 26, 1977 thru JANUARY 31, 1978 STJMNLESS SALE! COMMUNITY' SILVERPLATE by ONEIDA 5-Pc. Place Setting Contains: Salad Fork. Place Fork, Place Kmle, and 2 Tc-.Tspoon'j ^SALE PRICE SAVE 36 ON PLACE SEHINGS 'Tfemendous savings on quality slainless tableware in a variety of outstandinQ designs S^Pc. Pl»ct Sitting: Salad Fork, Dinner fork. Dinner Knife, Soup Spoon, Tea spoon Full lifetime warranty •ONEIDA COUmmfi* STAINLESS SALE PRICE S995 fleg. J15 7'j Paul Revere Place Settings are available with Pistol or Place Style Dinner Knives Top to Bonom Paul Revere' (Piilol). Paul Re*r S ace) Satinique;, Frosllne' erbourg' Venelia' Loui 'iiaiid ONEIDA* KLUXE STAINLESS SALE niCE $795 Rej. S12.50 lndap;ndence Pattein with PIstffI Handle OInner Knl(« • «i«J 3-Tlne DliMiei Fotk S8 75 (fl.g. $13.75) Top to Bottom Indeiwndenco" (Pistoll, . Independence' (Place). Apphque' Ctiene*. rtod«<n*nt)qae' Moartr, Capislrano". Cfiateau' uMafOMMaUO. contacting the plans room Ukiah at 331 N. School St., lAone 462-9019. Construction Active Construction activity Mendocino County is moving considerably khead of a year ago. The first half of the fiscal year ending in December shows a construction valuation of $14,408,000 compared to under $10,000,000 during the same period last year. ' . Permit valuation for the mohth of December in Mendocino County ran $1,375,000 compared to last December which was $1,657,000, showing a moderate decrease for the month. There were 20 permits' issued on single family dwellings, amounting to $855,118. Industrial building, accounted for $157,500 which was the New Century Beverage Company warehouse in Ukiah. The Jerry Drewry retail store and offices in Covelo accounted for $123,742. Miscellaneous structures and agricultural buildings provided $134,900 as permit valimion. These figures do njn include Ukiah id Fort ^Pt4gg city permits. The^yJargest single-family ing permit was issued to Baumgartner of Mendocino, for $108,142. Seven ;ily dwelling permits «pre issuers Willits, ranging in froilfi $35,C|(X) to $53,000 which ed to Chris isjS wa Chri In Ukiah during December, eight permits were issued for construction amounting to $74,060. Seven of tliese were alterations or repairs, with the only new residence permit going to, Tliomas Snyder for $48,260 with Christensen and Sons doing the construction. Board Session ' A regular board meeting of the MCCA will be held on Feb. 14 at 331 N. School St., Ukiah, followed by a dinner program at the Ponderosa in Calpella. i^nce but a Pollyanna could point to two shows in the top 10, both socials. Its best performer, "Little House on the Prairie," was pre-empted. "Medicine" was no more of a ratings disaster than most documentaries these days -r- it ranked 62nd in a field of 68 with a 22 per (jent share pf tjie Audience — but three hours of substandard ratings were not what the doctor order^ to perk up NBC's ailing standing in the Nielsens. The Nielsens also reflected a settling in the schedules and among audiences.^ Of the bottom 10 shows in the ratings, "Medicine" aside, only two were series that are scheduled to continue, with the others already on the casualty list. Those two were "Maude" and "Baretta," and both had tough competition. CBS' "Maude" was surrounded by the Orange Bowl game for sport nuts on NBC and the three-h^rikerchief drama, !'Breaking.Up," on ABC. ABC's "Baretta" had standard competition from "Police Woman" on NBC, which proves that the people who like cop shows also like pretty girls better than sweaty men, and the movie."Great Scout and Cathouse Thursday" on CBS. The top 10 network programs for the week etiding Jan. 8, according to the A.C. Nielsen Co., were:. 1: "Happy Days"; 2: "Fish"; 3: "Three's Company"; 4: "60 Minutes"; 5: "Breakihg Up"; 6: Orange Bowl game; 7: "Alice"; 8: "All in the Family"; 9: Bob Hopespecial; 10: "One Day at a Time." ' t Window Shopping welcome ^^^^s/V /fMs /^^g/yirrA. 125 N. SiStC St. •* ^ Convenient off street parking in rear. ty(^fi'f4/i4/Vf/^/M/V t^l'i't/rt^^ Downtown Ukiah 462-9600 ? STIAK HOUSE NOWOPEN 7 DAYS A weeic 'rwiiMNoritiofUkriiii IF YOU'RE NOT WORTH AN INVESTMENT, WHO IS? SAVINGS ACCOUNT Deciding to save money is an easy deicison. The hard part is actually doing it. So, why not PAY YOURSELF FIRST. Next paycheck, open youF Savings Account with Savings Bank of Mendocino County and each paycheck thereafter add to your account, regularly...a specified amount each time. You'll watch your account grow and with Savings Bank's high interest rates and daily compounding, you'll be worth even more. - Passbook Account - High Bank Interest and Daily Compounding. , As funds grow, consider inyest- ing in a Time Certificate of Deposit for an even higher return on your investment. Term 90 days, $500.00 minimum deposit. 6 0/ /O *" " Term one year, $l,000.00,minimam deposit. •• Term 21/2 years, $1,000.00 minimum deposit. 7 V2% - Term four years, $1,000.00 minimum deposit. Term six years, $1,000.00 minimum deposit. Hijghest Interest Rates allowed by law with Daily Compounding. Note: Federal regulations require substantial penalty for early withdrawl of Time Deposits. Merhber Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation OF MENDOCINO COUNTY COR'MER OF SCHOOL & STANDLEY SOUTH STATE & WASHINGTON UKIAH 904 N; STATE & CORNER OF LOW GAP RD. REDWOOD VALLEY HOPLANO FORt BR!AG 9 MENDOCINO

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