Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on May 11, 1973 · Page 6
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, May 11, 1973
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6 HI. Friday, May 11, 1973 TV Sportscasters Bland Bunch By RICK DU BftOW HOLLYWOOD (UPI) - With sports the big attraction they ate on television, you would think the networks would Television In Review somehow be able to come up with more announcers as colorful and enjoyable as the events they are broadcasting With the exception of a few notable sportscasters, the announcers thrust upon the public are so mediocre and faceless, that you have to assume television believes the events themselves are so attractive that almost anyone caTT-**> DANCE AMERICAN LEGION HALL Monmouth, III. Sat, May 12-9:30 P.M. • 1 A.M. MUSIC BY "THE SHAMMONS" KITCHEN OPEN FOR REGULAR MEALS The KNOX-q&leseuzq sycnphONvl Presents The Lost Concert of This Season Saturday, May 12--8 P.M. Horbach Theatre CENTER FOR THE FINE ARTS KNOX COLLEGE Tickets Available at the Doer Adults $2.00 — Students $1.00 through the play-by-play and commentary chores. NBC-TV has Curt dowdy, who could take his place in an era of sportscasting as a reporter of class, sense and balance. Me knows just when to turn on the emotion, and when to let events carry themselves And the reason for this is that he obviously has a balanced View of life and his profession. Undeniably a Star ABC-TV has Howard Cosell, who is undeniably a star in his field, but who falls into the category of an acquired taste. He knows his stuff, all right, but he is abrasive to many viewers, and seems to operate on the theory that few pictures are worth a thousand words, especially if they are his thousand words, and most especially if they are sprinkled liberally with lour-syllable words. But all this, of course, is EDELSTEIN SAT., MAY 12 2 Bands BAND MASTERS HARWOOD BROTHERS Sun., Moy 13 Champagne Dance Jack Morgan The R UM Morgan Orchestra FOR YOUR DINING & DANCING PLEASURE Appearing Tuesday, Friday, Saturday ENTERTAINMENT BY RON CARROLL AT THE Sheraton Motor Inn "THE INN PLACE" 1-74 At E. Main 343-7151 $ Dollar Days-Dollar Days $ Hamburgers 8 For $ 1 Big Champs 5 in Patty on A Giant Bun with Letluce-Tomalc and a Special Sauce 2 Fer $1 French Fries 6 For $ 1 Try Our Charbroiled Open-Flame Hamburgers -JUST LIKE OUTDOOR (O0KINS- (Good Thru SUNDAY, MAY 13th) BURGER CHAMP 2100 E. MAIN ST. PH. 343-1009 MAKE IT A PERFECT DAY\ iwmvn MOTHER'S DAY •X•X- «*• -X•X- -X•X- •X-X- -X•X- -X•X- •X-X- •X•X- •X•X- •X#• *• «# «*• Mother's Day SMORGASBORD Served From 11:30 A.M. — 3 P.M. Featuring . . . 9 Standing Rat. -m. ef Beef • Baked Ham • ' rt Fried Chicken FOR FASTER SERVICE: In addition to our main dining room Buffet we Till also set an eqidly gocd liufiec in our NEW HOLIDAY CENTER ROOM. -x•X- -X-X- •X-X- JOHANKA gBSeW Complimentary Punch For the Whole Family ROUTE 150 NORTH - GALESBURG, ILLINOIS RESTAURANT Reservations Will Be Appreciated CALL 343-2151 his stock in trade as a personality. ABC-TV also has Keith Jackson, one of the most underrated sports announcers. He seems to be able to handle just about any chore, and he has much more in common with Gowdy than Cosell, but he also has a highly individual and recognisable voice and approach. Like Gowdy, he has the skill to blend straight play-byplay reporting with colorful commentary. And he has the perspective and humor that all truly topflight broadcasters must have if they are not to become boring. I've suggested before that Jackson and ex-basketball star and coach Bill Russell are the best sportscasting team on network television, and I think the way they have worked together covering National Basketball Association games has been one of the genuine pleasures in televiewing. Russell has tended to get a little repetitious in his droll asides, but he has such a wealth of information to offer about his sport, and delivers it in such an engaging manner, that any criticism of his technique is just quibbling. Now, of all things, an NBC- TV executive once told me that his network #>uldfn't go for sports commentary with a flashy tone because it considered itself the good, gray institution of television. Obvi ously, times (and Howard Cosell) have changed aH that. But it does seem odd that networks have to be so desperate to find hyped-up angles to sportscasting when professionals, given their head, can do the job. Aside from the Gowdys and Casells and Jacksoris and Russells, there must surely be plenty of other talented sport scasters. The only thing you can figure is that the networks need some astute talent scouts to seek them out—in the same way that other outstanding on- camera figures in video are discovered. "The Senate arid the Watergate Affair," a CBS-TV hour, airs Sunday ... Same day, the same network's "Camera Three" series, which empha sizes the arts and sciences, offers as its 20th-anniversary broadcast a program featuring the Modern Jazz Quartet. 3-County Mental Group Schedules Annual Meeting Trl. County Mental Health Assn.'s annual meeting will be held at the Monmouth College cafeteria May IS at 6 :30 p.m. A display of exhibits by men tal health and related agencies will precede the 7:30 p.m. din ner. Speakers for the program will be Dr. Robert Harper of the Illinois Mental Health Assn., Ben J. Fles, president of LaSalle County Mental Health Assn. and R. G. Olmstead, president of Tri-County Mental Health Assn. Dr. Robert White will be master of cere monies. Organizations which will have displays on view before the din ner include FISH, Sunnyside School, Salvation Army, Comprehensive Health Planning Commission, Visiting Nurse Assn., Big Brother, Department of Children and Family Services, Birideghouse, Jamieson Center, Headstart, Positive Attitudes, Warren Achievement Industries, Warren Achievement School and St. Mary's Hospital Services. The Almanac Hotel Custer Is Serving MOTHER'S DAY SMORGASBORD All You Con Eat For *J 11 AM to 3:00 PM Call For Reservations 342-3181 The HUDDLE INN Presents The FRANK AND FRANK Trio APPEARING TUE. thru SAT. NIGHTS 1487 N. HENDERSON ST. Lo£ FrRC tOOU> Supper. The United States produces 32.5 per cent of the world's automobiles. Fische Fry 7th Word Tap SAT., MAY 12 Serving 4:30-? CAT FISCHE COLD SLAW- $ BAKD BENZ BRED & BUTER Today, is Friday, May *i ( the 131st day: oMftt with 234 to follow. ' ' : «-r,^. The moon is between Its first quarter and furlphaee. 1 The morning stars are Mercury, Mars and Jupiter. The evening stars are Venus and Saturn. Those born on this date are under the sip of Taurus. The DUCK INN iftr BOUROltOlf — 1J 0 «. of Beef cooked ia.5&Ly/in« «"1 Brandy fS.M COO MAR E NOO — '/a chicken cooked in red wine and brandy „ , fS.M COO AU \' t chicken cooked with white wine, mushrooms, tomatoes and green . ... ^ ^olives ..." Each ef the abova tHenen Bemd With: wHh homemade french dressing, ehotix -fleur au ffrailn » (cauliflower broiled with swiss cheese, butter and bechamel sauce) mn Mana aimondina, and ataamad potatoes, o teeeivatlens needed, but we advise you to call at least 1 hour ahead as food and space Is limited. ro» Parties and Dinners other than above please make reservations 24 hours In advance. Call weekdays after 4 pm and Sat. It Sunday after 10 am. Sorry — but we are filled up for this Saturday after 6 pm We Wilt Be Closed Monday, May l«th NOW SHOWINOI 7:30 A 9:45 SUNDAY MAT. 1:30 "Might just turn out to be this year's sleeper and emulate the runaway success of 'BILLY JACK.'" *-Ktvtn Thomas, L.A. Times CINERAMA RELEASING prtwnl. WALKING TALL Starring JOE DON BAKER . ELIZABETH HARTMAN ROSEMARY MURPHY .C MOM 'ERAMA rUKASINO -1 J In Color NOW PLAYING Walt Disney's World's Greatest Athlete One Show Each Night At 7:30 Children 10c — Adults 11.00 CINEMA I & II NEXT TO ARLANS - N. HENDERSON ST. GALESBURG +*MM* They've a>mealongwy since that summer of 7:00 & 8:45 Class SUN. MAT. 1:45 Celebrating Warner Hoe. SOtti Ambers** A Warner Cenwiuniesjlene Cempeny NOW! W Adults Only. 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