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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta FLASH SMALLPOX VACCINATION new required for to Britain alto visitors to Europe in transit through London Airport This bulletin courtesy of ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The LetHbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Tuesday, April 17, 1973 PAGES 17 TO 30 IFTHBRIDCE OFFICE FURNITURE LTD. Lower level 7th Street Shopping Mall Lethbridge, Alberta Phone (403) 328-7411 CURRENT STORE HOURS: to Won., Tues., Wed. and Frl. Thurs. to Closed Saturdays A review Student paper right, don't miss Carousel By LYNNE VAN LUVEN "Its' a great cast, a great crew, and above all, A GREAT SHOW." That's how The Collegian, Lethbridge Collegiate In- stitutes' student newspaper, describes the LCI produc- tion of "Carousel." One might wonder if such erlhusiastic hyperbole as not just a trifle suspect. Hsp- pily. seeing "Carousel" first- hand alleys any sus- picions of partiality in stu- dent journalism. Monday's opening night performance of "Carousel" was indeed very good, vindi- cating the unabashed sup- port of the forthright staff of The Collegian. Playing to a full-capacity (and then some) crowd at the Yates Memorial Centre, the LCI musical was even able to capture the attention of those late-arrivals forced to stand or sit on the steps. Fellow students, parents and siblings of the youthful cast were soon caught up in the whirl of "Carousel's "melo- dramatic events. LARGE CAST While not the legendary "cast of "Carou- sel" employs an impressive- ly large number of students the more impressive in that the production in gen- eral was of a high calibre. Starting out a trifle stiffly in the initial scenes, the cast was able to create a con- vincing presentation of the Rogers-HammersteJn musi- cal. Ample evidence of the spell woven was the profu- sion of snuffles and stifled sobs heard during the poi- gnant final scenes of the play. Taken as a whole and judged in it's context as a student production LCI's "Carousel" contained very few.faults. One might have wished, at times, that the able orchestra under the di- rection of Jerry Pokarney bad sounded less ingly brassy. Or that one or two of the dancers did not al- most fall over when balanc- ing a pose on one leg. But such criticisms are minor. The students aad staff at LCI obviously labored long and hard over the produc- tion the effort was cer- tainly worthwhile, the result a gratiifying and polished musical. WELL CAST The principal and support- ing actors were well-cast with Valerie Depner and Carol Virtue both charming- ly convincing as heroines Julie Jordan and Carrie Pap- peridge. Mike Day imbued the taxing role of Billy Bige- low with a suitable bravado, bat at times seemed to be pushing his voice beyond normal limitations. Stewart Rood portrayed Jigger, the no-good who brings about Billy's down- fall, with an engagingly sin- ister air. You knew you should despise all Jigger represented, but as portray- ed by Mr. Rood, he's sort of a likeable villain. DONS JUMPSUIT Sherri McFadden played with mature proficiency her role as Nettie Fowler, Julie's cousin. Lori Ully as Louise, the daughter o f Billy and Julie was charming in her graceful ballet rendition of a troubled young girl. One has to comment on Mike Hoyt's brief but cour- ageous performance o f the Starkeeper: it takes a certain amount of plain gumption to don a baggy pa s t e 1 jumpsuit, sprinkle glitterdust in your hair and perch yourself on a ladder to "dust stars" in front of your peers! EXCELLENT SETS Adding to the professional- ism of Producer Director Maureen Mellings' vision of "Carousel" were excellent sets, lighting and special ef- fects, particularly during the last act. The costuming also was well coordinated. Almost all of the vocal num- bers, under the direction of Mrs. Dorothy MacPherson, were well-done. Garnering the most enthusiastic audi- ence response was the sai- lors dancing and singing' number, 'Blow High, Blow Low." For wet-eyed re- sponse, 'You'll Never Walk Alone' wen, hankies down. "Carousel' continues' to- night through Thursday at the Yates. Curtain time is 8 p.m. As The Collegian would say, "don't miss it." ICUFF BUCK, Certified Dental Mechanic iCK DENTAL tAB MIDrCAl DENTAL BLOC. Lower level PHONE 327-2822 AIR CONDITION NOW with th. ROUND ONE Carrier AlCON REFRIGERATION LTD. FURNACES. SHEET METAL and HEATING, AIR CONDITIONING 2214 43 St. S. Ph. 327-5816 Highlander reunion set The annual reunion and din- ner of the Calgary Highlanders Association will be held Satur- day, April 21, at the Palliser Hotel in Calgary. BERGMAN'S FLOOR COVERINGS Custom Installations Ph. 328-0372 2716 12 Ave. S. Open Thurs., Fri. till 9 p.m. E. S. P. FOX Certified Dental Mechanic FOX (Leth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Denial Bldg. Phone 327-6565 Springtime is swing time for most city youngsters, including two-year-old Jackie Scattergood and her father, Graham, at Henderson Lake Park. While the older genera- tion takes to the golf links, mild temperatures and sunny skies attract neighborhood marble championships, rope 'Higher, skipping and daily assaults on local playground equip- ment. Local swimming, spots have yet to warm up enough for personal use and even Jackie, bundled up as she is, still isn't taking any chances on a sudden cold spell. Services held for crash victim Funeral services were to be held today for a 21-year- old Lethbridge woman who died Friday in a Calgary Hospital as a result of injur- ies suffered in a motor vehi- cle accident April 1. Tina Vander Leest, of 227 14th St. N., received a broken neck when a half-ton truck in which she was a passenger left a gravel road about two miles north of Lethbridge and overturned in a ditch. Driver of the truck, Steiny Huiderdina Van Dezooyen, 25, of Coaldale, and another pas- senger, were not injured. Coroner Dr. John Morgan said Monday an inquest will probably be held, pending receipt of autopsy results- Burial at Mountain View Cemetery was scheduled to follow a sen-ice today at Martin Bros, chapel. No recent talks on wiretapping Tree uprooted in accident An accident Monday evening on North Parkside Drive re- sulted in over damage, and one less tree in the city. Elwood George Peters, 34. of 430 24th St. S., was easlbound when he failed to negotiate a curve, bounced over a curb and uprooted a tree. MIKE ROBINSON Hong Kong hires student A 21-year-old Lethbridge Community College student has been hired on a three- year contract by the Royal Hong Kong Police Force. Mike Robinson, of Fort Smith. K.W.T., will graduate this spring from a two-year law enforcement program of- fered by LCC. Mr. Robinson said he ap- plied fur employment with city force at Calgary and Vancouver early this year but has still not received word from those His application to the Hong Kcng detachment was made in March. Mr. Robinson will begin duty June 1 as an inspector (third class His initial training will include 11 weeks of study in basic Can- tonese, the prevalent langu- age of the British colony. His economy class air fare from Fort Smith will be paid by the Hong Kong force. EDMONTON (CP) No discussions have been held between the present Alberta government and Ottawa on the federal governments bill limiting the use of wiretap- ping, Attorney-General Merv Leitch told the legislature Monday. The minister, replying to Jim Henderson, Social Credit house leader, added, how- ever, that there may have been some discussions prior to 1971 on wiretapping. The Conservatives took over from the Social Credit government after the August, 1971 election. Mr. Leitch said changes in the wiretapping laws have been under consid- eration by the federal gov- ernment for a long time. The attorney general also said he is prepared to meet the shareholders of seven companies to discuss their requests for a judicial in- quiry into allegations of a So million share exchange swindle. Replying to George Ho Lem (SC-Calgary McCall) he said these meetings have been delayed until the gov- ernment decides whether criminal charges should be laid. Mr. Ho Lem said all the persons who want the meet- ing are shareholders of Cos- mopolitan Life Insurance Co., Pap Holdings Ltd., Sea- board Life Insurance, Sioux Holdings Ltd., Balmoral De- velopments Ltd., Canamera Enterprises Ltd., and Rocky Holdings Ltd. Calgary man remanded A 27-year-old Calgary man, Gary Vernon Ramchuk, charged with stealing about from Thriftway Drugs, v.-as remanded Monday in provincial court to Wednes- day. At that appearance, he will decide whether evidence pre- sented to a preliminary hear- ing into the same charge against his brother, Gordon John Ramchuk, should apply in his case. Former city man honored A former Lethbridge resi- dent has been named a fellow of the American College of Theriogenologists. Dr. Donald R. Lingard. pro- fessjr of veterinary medicine and head of the animal clinic at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medi- cine, is liie son of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Lingard of 2409 lOlh Ave. S. Dr. Lingard was born In Lethbridge and attended schools in the city. He and his wife Jive in Mahomet, in. Beautiful For Home or Church! Order them now to enjoy throughout Easter holiday! troche's Bonnet F.T.O. Happy Nest lilies, Hydrangeas, Mum to FRACHE'S 322.6th Streets. ROWER SHOP Phone 327-5747 Kawasaki Does your motorcycle meet government regu- lations? All cycles are required to have a headlight and tail light if ridden on forest reserves. COME SEE OUR ALL NEW 73 Ml 250 ENDURO 22 h p. 6500 rpm 21" front wheri 18" back wheel Alloy LETHBRIDGE KAWASAKI 13th ST. and HARDIcYlUE RD. PHONE 327-6117 Brian says: WHAT'S the only way to go? COME OUT AHEAD ON A KAWASAKI I 6 months full coverage worronty. Reg. Z1-900CC Bonk financing (O.A.P.C.) With No Tradein Educational broadcasting bill tabled EDMONTON (CP) The Alberta government will be able to move into educational broadcasting on radio and television on a large scale under a bill introduced in the legislature. The bll establishes the Al- berta Educational Communi- cations Corp.. which would take over a radio station, negotiate for the purchase of educational television associ- tions hi Calgary and Edmon- ton and povide a "frame- work" for education broad- casting in the province. The corporation would be empowered to opeerate any number of broadcasting un- dertakings primarily devoted to educational programs. It would "produce, ac- quire, sell, lease, distribute or otherwise deal in pro- grams and materials of an educational nature for use in broadcasting The govarnment-funded corporation would gather to- gether, many of the scatter- ed broadcasting authorities in the province under the authority of the bill, intro- duced by Education Minister Lou Hyndman. It results from a recom- mendation by the Worth Commission on planning 'in Alberta which recommended greater em- phasis on educational broad- casting, including a special educational network. The corporation will assume responsibility for the oper- ation of radio" station CKUA, presently owned and operat- ed in Edmonton by Alberta government telephones. Cabi- net members have said no major changes in the format of CKUA's programming are planned. Repeater stations to broadcast CKTJA's pro- grams outside of the Edmon- ton area were under consid- eration. The corporation also will be able to negotiate for the purchase of the assets of as- sociations in Edmonton and Calgary that currently pro- duce education programs for television. It is empowered to enter into operating agreements with federal government agencies or the operators of broadcasting stations "for the broadcasting and distri- bution of educational pro- grams." The corporation is to con- sist of 15 directors appointed by the cabinet. Three or four of them are to be govern- ment representatives. ART DIETRICH CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwar't Bldg 222 5th St S. Phone 328-4095 Only Canadian citizens liv- ing in Alberta will be eligible as directors. Persons en- gaged in broadcasting or wity any financial interests in the manufacturing or dis- tributing of "radio apparat- us'' are ineligible for ap- pointment. Any moves the corporation makes to establish educa- tional stations or networks are subject to approval by the Canadian Radio-Televi- sion Commission. Crash victim is improved in hospital A 38-year-old Granum wo- man, injured in a car-horse- truck collision north of Fort Macleod April 2, is in serious condition today in Calgary Foothills Hospital, and is semi-conscious. Mrs. Mary Brisby had bsen unconscious and in critical condition for about two weeks following the accident, which occurred when the car in which she was riding collided with a horse on Highway 2. The car, driven by Alfred Brisby, 43, then went out of control, crossed the centre line, and collided head-on with a half-ton truck, driven by Orsen F. Jensen, of Card- sron. Mr. Brisby is in satisfac- tory condition today in St. Michael's General Hospital, where he was transferred Fri- day from Macleod Municipal Hospital. Super Special! INSTANT COFFEE JAR Decorative Semi-Porcelain Attached Measure .79 Regular 2.29 SUPER SPECIAL 1 Call China 327-5767 DOWNTOWN L Catering ESPECIALLY FOR EASTER HOT-CRO', BUNS EASTER CAKES EASTER COOKIES II ;