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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, April 7, 1973 Wendy takes singing seriously By MAUREEN JAM1ESON Family Editor Short and sassy, with an en- gaging, freckled grin and un- ruly long dark hair primly drawn back to the nape of her neck, Wendy Burrows has voice that attracts attention. The young soprano undoubted- ly is holding her own at the Ki- wanis music festival. "So far I've been in five competitions and I've got three she said yesterday, looking perhaps 16 of her 20 years. Wendy's score stands at four first and one second place, with her highest mark 89. A touch of nostalgia crept into her voice as Wendy re- marked that Beth Douglas was her adjudicator this year. "She awarded me the first 'first' I ever received in a solo class, when I was Wendy reminisced, "so it was kind of exciting to sing for her again." "You have to be she said, "or you don't do a good job- Wendy, who won the festival's Horace Barrett Memorial Tro- phy in musical theatre two years ago, takes her singing seriously. "I sing all kinds of songs, and I like to sing. It's an awful lot of work. I practise every day, and when I'm getting ready to do something, usually it's about two hours a day. "I took two seasons of sing- Ing lessons when I was 14 and she explained, "and I've been singing ever since I pretty veil any place people "shopping around" for a tech- would ask me. nical or theatre guild school or "For the festival, 'I've been; a university offering a program practising during coffee! which emphasizes practical breaks and noon said j training- rather than theory. Wendy, who "just loves" her i Singing, she said, "is the job at the Sir Alexander Gait thing I like to do most. I think Museum. j it would be just great to f'nd "And I've been working with a market for the thing I've Ellyn Mells since about Janu- got. and make money at wlia ary on these pieces." I like doing best. Wendy has set herself a goal i "First of she grinned Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION (2JMA1CO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-5447 what Is necessary work of five years in which to make good professionally. She is busy "I think I have the talent, am second, I have the desire to do WENDY BURROWS SOUTH PLAZA BARBER SHOP APRIL 7th, 1973 etna This is a special THANK YOU letter from my wife Jean and myself. Thank you for your pat- ronage for the past 10 years. It has been a plea- sure serving you. It Is witti deep regret, that we find it neces- sary to close our Barber Shop Business. Memories live In Beautiful Portraits by CATHY years OovgMer cf MS. end MRS. BPUN O'NEll Spring Specials on "WEDDINGS" end "GRADU- Moke your oppoinflmenJ now. JUST ACROSS ROM THE CPR DEPOT ''HONE The third ingredient in the Burrows' recipe for success "is practically luck being discos ered in a part on stage or mak ing a record that's a hit. "If I didn't get to be a per- former." she said, "with a de gree, I could always come back and help someone else get to that point-" Wendy made her stage de- but in 1969, in the Lethbridge Musical Theatre production of Little Mary Sunshine, and fol- lowed this up with appear- ances in My Fair Lady and Sound of Music. Last November she under- studied the lead in Man of La Mancha and is now working on Oh What a Lovely War! with Lethbridge Playgoers. a sort of she ex- plained, "with lots of old war songs. "This festival is the first time ['ve worked on classical she said, "like opera, dramatic soprano and light opera. It really is challenging the biggest reason I enjoyed entering. The piece I gave for the- dramatic soprano is one of the lardest I've ever she said of Benjamin Britten's Let :he Florid Music Praise. "It's jxciting. I felt really reward- ed when I got a good mark in hat. But Wendy was highly un- satisfied with her Thursday evening effort. "I wasn't at all >leased with the performance gave. I got good marks, but t was an off night for me, and t's important when you're a jerformer to satisfy yourself ivith what you do." At the moment she is anx- ously awaiting the final results >f the festival. "There are quite a few scho- arships up for the senior she said also a ihance to appear in the provin- cial festival in May and just possibly, if she keeps her fin- rers tightly crossed, an cppor- to compete in the na- ional finals to be held later this ear in Toronto. Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: Our darling daughter married at 18 right after high school graduation. We tried our best to get her to go to college or work for one year, but her mind was made up. The boy she married was 19. My husband and I dis- liked him from the start. He was sloppy, ill-mannered and lazy. Our daughter saw none of these qualities and would not listen to a word of criti- cism. Now, after a year (and a he has no job and the three of them are living with us. Both my husband and I work and our son-in-law stays home, collects unemployment compensation and watches TV. My husband's patience is DEAR- ANN LANDERS: I am a 16-year-old girl who is very upset and I have no one I can talk to. Please give me some mature ad- vice. I was going through my father's desk to find my birth certificate which I needed to get a passport. I ran across a document that turned out to be some divorce papers. I learned for the first time that wearing thin and so is mine. Whenever I start to say some- thing my daughter cries and begs me to leave him alone and give him a chance. We can't throw them out in the street, Ann. What can we do? Trapped DEAR T.: So long as you provide bed and board (and a TV) you are going to have these "house guests" with you. And why not? It's easier to sponge than go to work. Tell your daughter and son- in-law that they have 30 days to find a place of their which means he'll have to go to work. You are doing them no favor by allowing them to continue this parasitic exist- ence. In fact, your hospitality is crippling the boy emotion- ally. my father was married be- fore. I never heard of the woman. I am shocked and hurt that I was not told. Should I speak to my father about it? Shaking DEAR S.S.: Yes. Children have a right to know about the previous marriages of their parents. Tell your father how you feel and get it talked out. PARENTS MAY HELP VANCOUVER (CP) The Greater Vancouver Regional District has awarded a contract to a construction firm to build a care-by-parent unit at the Chil- dren's Hospital. The unit, cost- ing will provide an op- portunity for parents to become actively engaged in the care of their children after surgery, a report said. DEAR ANN LANDERS: I've written dozens of times but have always torn up the letters because I decided you couldn't help me. But this letter is going in the mail no matter what. My story will sound like a hokey soap opera but I swear by the Almighty that every word is true. My husband and my daugh- ter (stepdaughter to him) had an affair. I am so upset about it I can't see straight. There are times when I would like to kill them both although I know it was all her fault. The girl tempted him in ways he couldn't resist. I .don't ever want to see my daughter again, but I know when she comes to visit (she lives 300 miles from here) I must act like everything is lovely. She has a nice hus- band and three children. No one would guess in a million years what went on with those two. Please tell me how a per- son can recover from such treachery. How could the two people closest to me have done such a thing? I need your help. Broken Spirit DEAR SPIRIT: I can't straighten out hi a few para- graphs a problem that needs hours of ventilating. Don't try to bury it or it will explode later like a time bomb. The thought to keep upper- most in your mind is that what happened between them was an impetuous, unplanned, moment of weakness. The af- fair probably had no mean- ing to either of them. They are no doubt both ashamed and trying to forget it. Avail yourself of some short-term therapy and get this talked out of your system. V Is pot a drug? Can L.S.D. and pills open new worlds for you? Stop guessing. Get the facts in Ann Landers' new booklet, "Straight Dope OB Drugs." For each booklet or- dered send a dollar bill, plus a long, self-addressed, stamp- ed envelope (16 cents postage) to Ann Landers, Box 3346, Chicago, Illinois 60654. In and out of town Greeting guests on Saturday, April 14 at the Ladies Aid to St. Peter and St. Paul's spring tea, to be held in the parish hall, will be Father R. Zubach and vice president Mrs. P. George. Convenors will be Mrs. E. Chollak and Mrs. W. Ptycia; with cashiers Mrs. W. Boychuk and Mrs. S. Huszar. Sharing pouring honors wfll be Mrs. G. Duff, Mrs. J. Chumik, Mrs. M. Beresnak and Mrs. H. Tyukodi. Serving the guests will be Mesdames E. Chollak, A. Makarenko. J. Gall, G. Ferenz, J. Campbell Jr. and other members of the la- dies aid. The work and white elephant table will be handled by Mrs. G. Onofrychuk and Mrs. W. Terlesky. Everyone welcome to attend. Tau Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, recently held a preferential tea at the home of Mrs. Ethyl Higgins. Honored guests were Mrs. Rae Hogg, Mrs. Helen Holt. Mrs. Ingrid Irene McDon- nell and Mrs. Marsha Reich. Invited guest was Mrs. Lu- cille Thompson. Pourers at the tea were Mrs. Joan Robinson, Mrs. Karen Mess. Mrs. Verna Blair and T. Popovich, J. Pisko and F. j Mrs Kathi "Zezulka. Beresnak- j The chapter's girl of the year Assisting w other capacities I -K Mre. LJZ Schroeder. Pledge will be Mesdames J. Smsrek, F. Peta, N, Koskowicb, C. Burchak, W. Ptycia and J. Szabo. In charge of the raffle will be Mesdames N. Zubach and J. Peta. with G. Nicolson cotiven- of the year is Mis. Barbara Marshalsay. At a recent meeting of South- minster United Church Women, life memberships were present- ed to Mrs. E. C. H. Davis, Mrs. Guides of Canada, held recent- ly in Grande Prairie, three new officers were elected to the Alberta council. Mrs. L. S. Hand of Medicine Hat and Mrs. J. E. Walter of Grande Prairie were elected for a three-year ternu and Dr. P. Godkin of Innisfail for one year. Representing the Chinook area at the conference were Mrs. Byron Rutt of Coaldale and Mrs. S. Griep of Pincher Creek. Mrs. K. P. Hayes, deputy chief commissioner, from Van- couver was a guest at the con- ference, and briefed the gath- ering on the business of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. Engagement announced Mr. and Mrs. Edward Palsky of Vancouver wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Camilla Marie, to Mr. Frank Carl Ohlin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Ohlin of Richfield, Utah. The wedding will take place on May 11 in the Salt Lake City Temple. The happy couple will reside in Richfield while Miss Palsky com- pletes her music major at Brigham Ycung University. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Tagg of Cardston are pleased to an- nounce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of then- daughter, Mona Rea to Mr. Barton Walburger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Walburger cf Mountain View. The wedding will take place on May 12 in the Alberta Tem- ple. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Chesney are pleased to announce the en- gagement of their second announce daughter, Kathy Elizabeth, to Mr. Allan Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cooper, all of Etzikom, Wedding plans will be an- nounced at a later date. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanli Capitol Furniture Blag. PHONE 328-7684 DON KIRKHAM INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD. CONTINUES TO SERVE SOUTHERN ALBERTA FIRE AUTO PERSONAL COMMERCIAL DOUG Representative 308 9th St. S. Phone 328-1228 ing the bake table assisted by j E. V. Rylands and Miss Kath- Mesdames J. Campbell ST., G. I fecn Man, in recognition of Mihalik and H. Deal. Mrs. P. Chirka will be in charge of the delicatessen ta- ble, assisted by Mesdames A. Gill, J. Ferenz, E. Osbourne their years of faithful service to the association. At the 44th annual meeting and conference of the Girl Lethbridge has OlddllJ over the Weight Watchers program: SCIENTIFICALLY ADVANCED! NUTRITIONAU.Y SOUND! NO CONTRACTS! NO EXERCISE! JOIN NOW! 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