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Wednesday, August 8, 1973
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Here's How Game Show Picks Players By JACK SAUNDERS NEW YORK (UP!) - Have you flfvci mnna •rax OTDBC TV pme shows? Whit it's like to be t contestant? Can anyone get on-end win? Tntt reporter, in a private capacity, was curious about just these quartern, and so after watching a National sroiucaBting uorporaiuon game show catted Three On A Match -seen 1:304:00 In the alter- noon^l wrote to the address flashed on the screen to see if I, too, could become a contestant. t received a postcard telling me to go to a miritowh New York hotel-the New York Sheraton—any Thursday. On July 51 went to take their test, which constated of 32 multiple- choice questions, three choices Hickle Family's Reunion at Lake The 21st annual Hickle family reunion was held Aug. 5 at Lake Storey. The family's next reunion wffll be held (here Aug. 4, 1974. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Glen Htekle, Jacksonville; Mrs. Howard Johnson and Bruce, Gilson; Mrs. Donald Neer and family, Bast MoMne; Mr. and Mrs. Chester Downard and family, Khoxvile; Mr. and Mrs. Marion Button, Kewanee; Mr. and Mrs. Ken McGracken and Teri and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Melton, all of Mo; Raymond Luoan, Gladys Wherley, Mattie AOteen, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bnittinghatn and family, Mary Luoan, Blanche Young, NeUHs FaJMund, Carol and Meftiasa Fiillerton, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Downard and David, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Teel and Donald Teel and family, al of Galesburg. per question, ana WNCn were nueh more difficult to answer uion inose ssmu on me snow. A score of 90 per cent or better was needed to paw •» or better of the 32 questions right-and 1 was told by me contestant coordinator that fewer han 10 per cent passed. But, although t guessed on three or four of the questions, 1 did succeed in getting a passing score. Personal QatsUias Asked Then the contestant coordinator—Don McCoy-asked me a few personal questions, and I figured that since I was engaged I would have a good chance to get on. McCoy asked me, "Do you think you would make a good contestant/' and t answered, "I'm not always an emotional person, but 1 get very happy when something goes right for me—I was very happy when I got engaged." After I left the interview- which, including the test itself, took all of 20 minutes—I wasn't too sure I'd ever get on, and, if 1 did, how far in the future would be. So I was in shock when a week and a day later—hardly an "unlucky" Friday the 13th of July—McCoy called me at home to ask if I was available for taping the following lues- I showed up very nervous but thinking to myself that the worst I could do was win a consolation prize-450 worth of candy bars or some similar item. They Practice Game The other contestants, McCoy, the contestant coordinator and I practiced the game. Everyone seemed to know the answers to the questions but none of us seemed to be very lucky at making matches, the whole object of the game, the way prizes could be won. Aivnugn IRS snows were quite a few coitfevttnta to go on ahead of me, so 1 wasn't sure if 1 would get on that day, but watUM nrounu, ate wncn* which 1 had to pay for-m the NBC CVnanissary, and after lunch was told, "Okay, Jack, you're on. Be emotional." It was a very surrealistic feeling, seeing the audience from die vantage point of the panel, i tooRen acron ai nosi Bill Cullen, around at my two fellow panel mates and found it difficult to believe that 1 would be seen by millions of people in a few weeks. Time nan out before any conclusion was reached, and I had to come back the next day! to find out my fate. Very Little Sleep I got very little sleep that right. Would I win? I had, after all, gotten one-third of die way towards that end on Tuesday, the only one on the panel to get that far. Almost^ at the end of Khe show, I completed my goal, making my third match. When that last square was turned over, revealing me as the winner, I went "bananas." I threw out my hands, covered my face and acted very happy. But although I was acting somewhat, I WAS happy to have won—a oar, a two-week vacation in Mexico, a bedroom set of furniture and a $950 gift certificate from Spiegel catalog. I lost my championship almost immediately afterwards, without winning anything else, but certainly had no reason to complain. I had won $5,000 of prizes for about IVi hours of my time. Yes, Virginia, if they're lucky anyone CAN get on a game show, and if they're even luckier, they CAN win. ii ' 3lil! l||j| Golesburo Register-Moil, Galesburg, lit. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 1973 S Callas Comeback Puts Ticket Sale On Black Market LONDON (UP1) - Maria Callas, a native of Brooklyn whose voice and temper made her one of the world's great opera divas, plans to sing publicly next month for the first time in eight years. And already everyone is worried about black market tickets. Concert spokesmen at the Royal Festival Hall where she will sing Sept 23 said Tuesday they would use an unprecedent ed system for selling tickets to frustrate black market opera tors. Miss Callas will sing a program of songs, arias and duets with Italian tenor Gi useppe di Stefano, one of her favorite partners in the golden days when she reigned as queen of divas. The 49-year-old soprano and onetime temperamental darling of opera goers around the world has said she felt her singing was not at the peak it should be and she needed further study. As a result; did not sing in public for eight years while she continued studies. In the past few years she has devoted some time to teaching, and now apparently feels she is ready once again to appear on the stage. It already was apparent her first singing appearance since 1965 will create tremendous ticket, demands — and black market interest. The concert spokesman said :& j Disc Jockey Fired From Job After Bombing Error Protest HAMDEN, Conn. (UPI) Jack Scott, 31, a rock disc jockey who rode with the tide most of his life, decided to put himself on the line to protest the accidental bombing of a a friendly Cambodian village fi] Monday, Going My Way That's not the real Sammy Davis Jr. being carried by art director Bob Vorreyer at Lake George, N. Y. It's a wax image of the famous song and dance man about to be placed in a newly-opened wax museum. UNIFAX Joanna Cassidy Makes Hollywood See Star By DICK KLEINER HOLLYWOOD - (NEA) These are the days when studios, what's left of them, pour all their meager resources The Lively Arts into pushing directors when they have a new film they lake. But MGM is turning back the dock. For the fjrst time in years, that once-giant stu­ dio is going aH out to push a young performer. Her name is Joanna Cassidy. The picture is "The Outfit." They think Joanna Cassidy may be a big thing. You can see the magia working when you're with her. She's a tall, beautiful girl. She dresses like a star. She walks like a star. She has the effect of a star. We were having lunch. Sev- NOTICE Eagles and Auxiliary "Galesbarg's Members M&> FRIDAY, AUGUST 10 ALMOST FREE FISH FRY 50' Per Plate START SERVING 6 P.M. ATTENDANCE AWARD AT 9:15 P.M. DAHINDA LEGION FISH FRY Sunday, Aug. 12th Start Serving — 11 A.M. CATFISH '2.50 2 Mil* North of Appleton at Oak Run. era! hard-bitten Hollywood hands seized on any excuse to come over to our table. They just wanted to meet her. DON'T YOU ever get tired of bearing people tell you how beautiful you are?" one man said coining a cliche. "No," said Joanna, with a big smile. She wants to be a star. She says she won't give her soul to any man for awhile. She wants to save it for awhile and give stardom a shot. She thinks maybe she came along a decade or so too late, because of her height. At 5 feet R-inches she would have fit nicely with such greats as Gary Cooper and Clark Gable, but she says today's leading men are too short. Her background is interesting, too. She comes from Had- donfieid, N. J., and went to Syracuse University. When she was a freshman, a Jewish fraternity asked her to be their Homecoming Queen candidate. She accepted and won —the first freshman to be so honored, she says, in the school's history. HER MOTHER once sent her Joanna Cassidy effect of a star THURSDAY NIGHT SPECIALS Roast Turkey & Mashed Potatoes t| flfp & Gravy *|.75 KNOTTY PINE TAP WATAOA, III. _ J73*»l» TAVERN NIGHT DRAWING Thursday, Aug. 9 $175.00 Bob's Tap If M» Wtomr ei I P.M. thai* wUl be • lad Drawlae a* 10 p.m. to see the family's Methodist minister "to cure me of my independence.'' She says she found out that the minister was a hypocrite—"he told me one thing and he was carrying on with a lady in the congregation at the same time." When she learned that sordid fact she says she quit the church. Since she liked the boys in the Jewish fraternity at Syracuse, she converted to Judaism. Later, she married a Jewish doctor, and had two children. He practiced in San Francisco and then, in the Army, in Columbia, S. C. COUNTRY MUSIC SHANGRI-LA INN 421 EVERY THURS., East Main FRI. ft SAT. NIGHTS SHERATON MAKES IT HAPPEN Thirsty Thursday Men's Highballs 35c 5-7 P.M. THURSDAY NIGHT \£% AT THE Sheraton Motorlnn J "THE INN PLACE 1-74 At Esft Main THVM. • COUNTRY HANTS Featuring Jerry, Irv, Lee & Reva Nil. * SAT. —•:»-12:80 LAWRENCE HATCH and Tha COUNTRY CLASSICS COCKTAIL HOUR MONDAYS THROUGH THURSDAYS < P.M. — 1 :99 P.M. ALL MIXEP DRINKS 50c ComplimtBiuy Hot tc Cold Hox«-d'o«uv«r« SAMMY ROSE at the Piano NigbUy 8:30-12:30 JIM'S STEAK HOUSE 951 N. HENDERSON ST. "WHILE I WAS in Columbia" she says, "I found out I had had it with being a housewife. So I went to the local TV station and got a job." Thait was tine start of everything. She modeled and she acted and she worked on TV. Now she's done two movies— "The Laughing Policeman" before "The Outfit" — and things are happening. MGM took her to Hollywood Park, for a day ait the races. Mervyn LeRoy, the great director who is HP's president, took one look at her and had her present the cup to that day's winner. A satellite called Mariner 9 has painted a portrait of Mars that shows the planet internal' ly alive, more like earth than the moon, yet different from both. NOW SHOWING MARQUEE MARINE DINNER THEATRE "The Star Spangled Girl" Starring: Dan Mitchell, John WeUh, Wendy Crotllxi Directed by: Don Marin* AIR CONDITIONED August 10-11, 1748 $9.5Q Per Person Your Host CHUCK FAVUS For Reservation* Call 673-2594 Mon. thru Sat. 8-6 GOLD ROOM JEFFERSON HOTEL FEOBIA- ILL. Scott, whose off-the-air name is Doug Clark, was doing his early morning rock show on station WCDQ Monday when the news came over the ABC network. "I am not a fanatical protester," Clark said later. But when he learned of the death and destruction wrought by the American B52 bombers "it just bummed me out something fierce." He announced during the Monday show that he would broadcast no commercials when he went on the air Tuesday morning and would turn the program over to his listening audience to discuss the bombing. "My purpose was to protest the accidental bombing and to dedicate this show to those people who had died for what I considered nothing," Clark said. He never got the chance. Before the day was out, Ted Quale, general manager and Dick Gregory Is Jailed in Protest, 'Total Fast' Seen WASHINGTON (UPI) Comedian Dick Gregory and three other persons, arrested Tuesday after kneeling and praying at the White House, spent the night in jail after failing to post bond. Gregory, the black comedian who has been fasting for 28 months in protest of American involvement in Southeast Asia, said he would begin a "total fast" in jail. "I will begin a total fast, taking neither juices nor water My action is one of hope, it is motivated by love," Gregory said in a statement. The four bring to 72 the number of persons arrested at the White House since July 6 in a continuing protest against the American bombing of Cam bodia. The other three arrested Tuesday were identified as Michele M. Timmins, 36, and Michael DeGregory, 24, both of New York City, and George L. Scheper, 34, of Baltimore. All were charged with unlawful entry. The protests are being coordinated by the "Community for Creative Non-Violence," a Washington-based Roman Cath olic group which has promised that the daily pray-ins at the Executive Mansion will con tinue until the Cambodia bombing stops. president of the station, informed him by telegram that his services would no longer be needed. Clark, who used to work for a bank and run a convalescent home, said, "I spent a lot of time after college riding the tide. Now I had a vehicle to protest and the responsibility to use it. My basic premise was, enough is enough. I just got to the point for (ho first time in my life that this thing was more important than the bread. "I felt morally compelled to do it," he said. So now he is looking for new job. Sues State For License SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) San Francisco woman seeking a bus driver's job contends that conviction on prostitution charges does not necessarily constitute "moral turpitude." Mrs. Betty K. Dobson sued the State Department of Motor Vehicles Tuesday, contending she was improperly denied a bus driver's license because of her conviction. Mrs. Dobson said the state should have judged her on her driving ability and whether she was any danger to students. tickets were being sold by mall only. 'I think this Is the first time we have ever done this," he said. In another move to curb scalping, the conce 4 organisers said they would limit ticket! to two per customer. "The last time she was at the Festival Hall, black market people queued up," Miss Callas' agent said. "There were advertisements in the Times and Telegraph for tickets at $125 each. The touts nude more than we did. They made no effort at all and me did all the work." Season Hlghlijjjbl Music critics said her return would highlight the 1973-74 season. A concert spokesman said the Royal Festival Hall holds 3,000 persons and he predicted demand to exceed that by far. "Miss Callas has never retired, so this is not a comeback," her agent said. "I am sure the public will love her." Although she has not sung recently, Miss Callas did return to the public eye in April when she directed a version of Verdi's opera, "Sicilian Vespers," in Turin, Italy. Critics panned the production and said singers moved around the stage like wooden figures. Afterwards, Miss Callas called a news conference to blast the critics and defend the performance. In recent years her private life gained more attention than her professional life. She and husband Giovanbattista Meneghini, an Italian industrialist, were divorced in 1970 and European gossip writers still fill columns with stories of her once-warm frinedship with shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. in The CLOSED Will Re-Open Sat., Aug. 11 EARL Knexville NOW SHOWING mtstm BATTLE FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Open 7 - Shows 7:15-9:15 Now thru Wed! The private Qftcf apubBcenemy DIWN6EB TE E S N BEN . CLORIS • MICHELLE JOHNSON LEACHMAN »™ Amtiktn InttmtUoMI Open 8 Shews at Duik Ends Wed! JOHN HHL UNITED STOU PIUS -Skin Game" NOW THRU WED*? Optn 6:45 - Shews 7*t:55 4th

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