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Brandon Sun, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1974, Brandon, Manitoba keystone notebook Big summer planned BIlV I at the Music Camp ky OAIIH ttoumt Anyone who spends a quiet Sunday wondering what to do this year has obviously missed one of the better weekend attractions available in the province the International Music Camp at the worlds only International Peace Garden On a brief visit to the Garden on Sunday we found a summer menu that offers something for almost any taste and most of the attractions are free for the takingin without charge The excitement actually started at the Music Camp on Sunday when scores of young bands men from across the US and Canada flocked to the first week of band camp joined there by musicians from England Norway Sweden Den mark Belgium Luxembourg West Germany and Japan as the international features of the Music Camp grow and grow year by year These students will be on the stage on Sunday coming with one of the bestknown names in band music on the podium for the Mountie and Ranger bands Dr Paul Yoder a North Dakota native who has composed more than 1500 pieces of music for bands is a busy chap and hisname is probably known by almost any musician who has ever been around a school or community band Pastpresident of the American Bandmasters Association and currently vicepresident of the World Band Congress Dr Yoder will help kick off the summer in the Garden program on Sun day Also on the bandstand Sunday will be James Ployhar of Fargo a leading composer of band music for high school and junior high bands The concert will feature one of Mr Ployhars recent marches a tune commissioned by the North Dakota Band Directors Association as a possible official march for the state Mr Ployhar will conduct the cadet band on Sunday while the honor band will be under the direction of Dr Merten Utgaard director and founder of the International Music Camp Away back in 1956 when the first session of the International Music Camp was held it is unlikely that Dr Utgaards fondest dreams could foresee the day when more than 400 students from 11 nations would combine for the opening week of a big summer of music dance and the arts in the park surroundings straddling the Canada United States boundary Echoes of European visits Many of the students from abroad are here as a direct result of the excitement generated across Europe by the every other year visit of a select band and choir from the Music Camp This year as since about 1962 some 140 kids from across the US and Canada will make a threeweek visit to European centres stretching from London through Holland Belgium Ger many Denmark Sweden and winding up in Olso a grassroots youth exchange that has paid dividends for the whole program Because of the tours young bandsmen from many nations now know about the International Music Camp and moreand morje jeach year are turning a part of4he program Henk van Lijnschooten a leading composer conductor and adjudicator in Holland will again be part of the International Music Camp crew this summer and will be guest conductor on the June 30 Sunday concert at the Formal Garden area Mrvan Lijnschooten has had an intimate as sociation with theMusic since about he was an adjudicator at the World Music Festival at Kerkrade Holland where the Music Camp band came away with a gold medal The band and choir under the direction of Dr Utgaard and Edward Anderson of Colorado State University respectively will head for Europe in early August after departure concerts at Bottineau Brandon and Devils Lake Five young Manitobans plus two from Saskatchewan and a girl from Thunder Bay will make up the Canadian contingent in the band Manitobans are Holly Johnston of Hamiota Ingrid Stitt of Dauphin and a trio of Win nipeggers Kathleen Kowalski and David Jackson Shelley Peterson of Frontier and Heather McAuley of Saskatoon will carry Saskatchewan colors with Katie Kirkup joining the band from Thunder Bay More Manitobans will be in the choir this year than ever before with a fairly wide representa tion of the province Singing tourists will include Daphne Wagner of Brandon Lisa Cosens of Stonewall Loreena McKennitt of Morden Alison Bertram of Swan River Calla Carrothers of Minnedosa Ann Marie Goetz of Winnipeg Donna Downing of Virden Marjorie Fraser of Fairfax Jennifer Osachuk of Gardenton Kimberly Peltz of Russell and John Peters and Randy Goossen both of Winkler Only part of the program The preparations of the tour band and choir for their voyage to Europe however make up only a small part of theactivities of the Music Camp A series of six items will be on the Interna tional Festival of the Arts series this year start ing with the Annapolis Brass Quintet on June 20 The following Thursday night all at 8 pm CDT will feature the Sawmill Playhouse with Ten Nights in a Bar Room the Frank Larrabee group of folk singers on July 4 the Brescian String Quartet on July 11 and the Bad Uberkin gen Youth Concert Band from West Germany on July 18 The Sunday concerts are all at pm and there will be Saturday evening programs too Like the festival series the Saturday programs are at the amphitheatre and will include jazz en semble and stage band July 6 dance recital and drama workshop production July 13 swing choir concert July 20 and opera workshop production July 27 For those interested in art the Festival of the Arts series includes a Spirit of the Old West exhibit July 4 to 7 1 to 8 pm daily and the Music Camp art exhibit coordinated by Dr Ver non Watson on July 27 The International Music Camp was established 18 years ago to provide a centre of cultural study for youngsters adults and educators of the cen tral part of the continent Today as well as recognized as a leading centre for Americans and Canadians it is truly inter national Last year for instance more than 2800 students and directors from 22 states and provinces and nine nations took part in the program You really owe it to yourself to spend a few days this summer at the Music Camp Enjoy the activities while you relax in Manitobas most in viting parkland THE SUN 12 974 29 Youngsters show stuff at annual beef cattle show BOISSEVAIN Special Bradley Shaw Margaret 4H Beef Club showed the Grand Champion Steer at the 40th annual 4H Rally and Beef Cattle Show in Boissevain on Friday May 31 Bradley received the Boissevain Lions Club trophy presented by Miles Phillips for his winning 990 Ib LimousinAngus crossbred steer Bradley also received the Coop Feed special award for his top calf The award was made by Mr Mel Blanchard of the Boissevain Coop Byron Johnson Ninga Beef Club won the Reserve Grand Championship with his 885 Ib Simmental Hereford cross steer Byron received the Boissevain Credit Union Trophy for his Reserve Champion presented by Ron Kehler manager of the Boissevain Credit Union Byron was present ed with the Bowes Cup for best calf in a club spon sored by the Turtle Moun tain Agricultural Society Mr Earl McCausland president of the society made the presentation The Parrish arid Heim becker special award of Shur Gain feed was also won by Byrons Reserve Grand Champion steer The Boissevain Coop bought the Grand Cham pion steer for per pound The Reserve Grand Champion went to DuRite Motors and H Wilkinson for 630 a pound These prices include the three Lodge waiting list reviewed NEEPAWA Special The admission commit tee of the lodge Lloyd Briese Mrs Beulah Davidson Lang Mrs Myrtle Hannah Mrs Gloria Thomas Neepawa and Mr Fred Thomson Lans downe meets with Dr George McNeil regional medical director of the area Mrs Lois Hulme public health nurse Neil Muir director of nursing and Harold Casselman ad ministrator to review the list and place priorities where necessary Only applicants who are residents or have been recent residents are ac cepted in the lodge and the committee sees that this policy is strictly adhered to Anyone wishing to make application should contact the administrator of East View Lodge ph 4762383 or the public health nurse at 4762341 and arrangements will be made for an interview for the filling out of the necessary forms Admission to the lodge is not instantaneous and consideration is given to the need and availability of rooms in the area where the required care can be received There could be as many as 40 on the waiting list cents federal beef premium Grant Scheirlinck Killarney Beef Club was awarded the T Eaten Company gold watch for outstanding 4H work dur ing the year The watch was presented to Grant by Roger Schroeder 4H specialist for the region The InterClub Show manship was won by Harley Johnson Ninga Beef Club Harley received the venerable E H McCausland Trophy and show halter presented by Mr McCausland Hickie Kinsley Margaret Beef Club received the W E Green showcane presented by Mrs Green to the Reserve Grand Champion Showman of the day Kevin Bartley Killarney Beef Club won the Boissevain Coop trophy for top place in the junior showmanship competition Mr Roger Thevenot manager of the Boissevain Coop presented the trophy to Kevin The Hereford special open to the all Hereford steers in the show was won by Bill Simpson Boissevain BeefClub Shelly Rankin Killarney Beef Club placed second Miss Ann Mitchell Mani toba Hereford Queen presented the prize money Hosoi to the eight top Hereford calves The Chtrolais special a new class at the show this year was won by Kelly Turtle Margaret Beef Club Second place went to Allan Manshreck Dand 4 H Club Mr Barry Blixhaven presented the Charolais special prize money Kelly Turtle also won the J A V Charolais trophy presented to the top Charolais at the rally by Mr Jules Vercaigne The J Kowalenko special for all first year beef club members was won by Wayne Bartley Killarney Beef Club and Gale Wright Boissevain Beef Club Mr Les Hicks presented silver dollars to the first year members for Hicks Abattoir Killarney In the heifer project Merlin Blixhaven Killar ney won the Grand Cham pionship He was awarded the Billiard Jones trophy by Mr Jones for his top heifer He also received the Manitoba Charolais As sociation award for his Grand Champion heifer Lois Campbell Margaret Heifer Club showed the Reserve Grand Champion heifer Earl McCausland president of the Turtle Mountain Agricultural Society opened the rally at parade time Earl ack nowledged the 40th an niversary of the 4H Rally The first rally was held in 1934 Mr E H McCausland was leader of the Swine Club at that time and the leader of the Beef Club was the late Henry Washington The Ninga Home Economics Club resplen dent in their red plaid skirts and white blouses won the 4H parade The Deloraine Home Economics Club was judged Reserve Champion in the parade Ron Church and Rosalie MacFarlane gold watch winners in 1973 were flag bearers for the parade The Boissevain Band provided the march music and the Boissevain Baton Club led the parade Six beef clubs three heifer clubs and two peewee clubs from Boissevain and Killarney participated in the beef cattle show Mr Allan McRae from Hayfield and Mr Gordon Ferguson from Brandon judged the beef cattle Showmanship judges were Larry Gould Napinka and Keith Kyle Carman Champion steer in the farmer fed class was owned by Ted Simpson Boissevain Reserve was won by Kelly Johnson from Ninga Auctioneer Bob Wright sold the beef animals for an average price of per pound This price included the three cent federal beef premiumpayment Major buyers were Swifts Kempthorne Farms Bois sevain Coop Killarney Co op Dougs Tomboy in Boissevain Ransom Cattle Co Deloraine Coop East West Packers and Burns In the beef judging competition Dale McKay Hilton and David Tripp Rowland won first and second in the junior sec tion Elizabeth Manshreck Dand and Russell McCausland Rowland won first and second in the intermediate and in the senior judging Warren Wright Boissevain and Russell Tripp Rowland placed first and second In the junior grain judging competition Blair Empey Turtle Mountain Seed Club and Allan Smith Turtle Mountain Seed Club placed first and second In the senior sec tion Glen Dickson Turtle Mountain Seed Club and Edward Franz also of Turtle Mountain Seed Club won first and secqndlfiace Kent McKay Hilton won first in woodworking A judging Greg Dalgliesh and Brent Hill both of Hilton tied for second place The senior light horse judging was won by John Alcock Belmont with Margaret Maxwell Bel mont placing second Noreen Dubyts and Marilyn Maxwell of Bel mont were first and second in the intermediate light horse judging Allan Dubyts Belmont placed first in the junior light hone judging and Ronald Scott Belmont and Greg Dalgliesh Hilton tied for second John Manshreck Dand placed first in the pho tography senior judging competition and Laura Sabaii Boissevain placed second In the junior sec tion Joyce Spurrill Dunrea and Elaine Tschitter Killarney won first and second respec tively In the conservation project Gene Morrison Ninette placed first in the junior judging while Kevin Weidenhamer Dand placed the senior sectionfirst place was wontiy Dennis Beer naert and second by Charles Beernaert Dand Brent Richards and Alan Caswell both of the Killar ney Automotive Club placed first and second in the automotive judging In mechanics Carol Cote and Paul Legare both of Dunrea tied for first and George Legare also of Dunrea placed second helpers disband RESTON Special First organized in the early 1950s and composed of members of both the domestic and nursing staff of Reston Hospital the hospital helpers have decided to disband They were the only such or ganization in Manitoba it is believed Mrs Flora Scott was the last president and she served for several years Mrs Mary Munro was the secretary At one time this or ganization had 22 members but the mem bership and interest has fallen off in recent years They raised money mainly through raffles the first one for donated by Mrs Hupp a nurse in the hospital at the time The groups first purchase was a TV for the nurses lounge They also bought a chesterfield and chair rugs drapes and pictures for the lounge For the hospital they provided funds for a Ventalung and made cash donations to such things as the hospital sign The money remaining in their account was given to the Reston Am bulance Fund and the vending machine and a display case to the hospital LQ QUANTITIES life Know What He Wants and EntliAM rumCn is June Has It S fojjffiimgsk flfrYJ HiF Of aft MEMS GOLF SHIRTS Assorted colors Sizes 14 to 17 Regular Fathers Day Sptcial 4 10 SPEED BIKE 27 wheel Regular Far the Active Father Only 77 PORTOGRILL BARBECUE Easy to carry easy to store tegular Fathers Day Special 4 MENS JOGGING SHOES Two styles all sizes Regular up to Fathers Day Special MENS TIMEX WATCHES A Variety to Choose from at DISCOUNT PRICES KODAK CAMERA KIT Instameter 10 Camera with film flash and carrying kit Special LOOK FOR MANY MORE SPECIALS IN THE STORE Visit our souvenir counter for a great selection of gifts
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