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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta BOOK YOUR SUMMER ALASKAN CRUISE Now Complete information upon request Contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CEN1RS VIUAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 The SECOND SECTION Lclhbridgc, Albcrln, Tuesday, April 18, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUil NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4lh AVE. S. IETHDRIOCE, AlBERTA Summer il coming. Be ready with a pair of Prescriplion Sunglasses, Symphony had points low high By PAT ORCIIAItU Special licviewcr The Lcthbridge Symphony Orchestra Monday started will) a performance of Mozart's Overture: Die Zaubertole. On a technical level, I was very disappointed. The orches- tra were extremely nervous and seemed so intent on Hie most disciplined playing that they lacked the spirit behind tho notes. There was plenty of lightness ami detail but seemed lo be a void of dramatic ten- sion, or perhaps one sliould say Mozartean charm. There were some strange j sounds from the string especially the cellos on oc- casion. However, the woodwinds and brass section of the orchestra were extremely good. Mr. Needliarn conducted the intro- duction slower than most of his contemporaries and was faster in the main Allegro! A revelation, as he is obviously inspiring the orchestra from ils worst kind of interpre- tive rigidity. Despite the many technical difficulties resulting from a few ecentrieitics of balance, and Interpretive weakness, the orchestra retained a freshness of improvisation and an bvious enthusiasm for be music. The orchestra then went on to play Schubert's Symphony No. 8 in B Minor. I felt the performance was less than competent. My res- ervations mostly concern a lack of urgency about the music's projection. They did not seem to be completely in accord with regards to tempo and could have been more ex- ploratory in terms of fine nuances and more assertive in some places. There were many unpleasant rasps from the strings as they tended to make a loss than euphonious m n s i cal sound. There was a good deal of dia- logue among cellos and and it was here the faults were glaring. The performance was really fresh enough for schu- bert but there were some ex- cellent moments of poetic feel- ing, although moments the} tended to remain. However, a certain degree o! perfunctoriness must be for- given as some of the over-al effects were most inspiring anc the diligence involved must lie saluted. This was no mean task. The highlight of the evening was a performance of Chopin's Concerto No. 1 in R Minor I had reservations about he orc'icstra's opening contribu- tion, but those were soon for- gotten when Miss Louise Chap- man started her performance with executant power. One knew immediately she had the ability to put the (orch- estra together. Stie reacted to the music spontaniously and en- joyed herself. Miss Chapman had vitality, strong rhythm and some bbeau- tifully controlled cant abile playing. Although Ihe orchestra re spomlcd witli affection, there was not always sufficient at- tack. Yet there were many ra This as an enterpiizing and combination, the orches ra, painist and conductor had JIB kind of rapport that matte one feet they were all experi cueing the music anew arid yet o tho fullest of their ability. I bad a few reservations but they tended to he minor. Perhaps the lovely tune in he first movement where the changes from minor to major was too percussive, and feel Miss Chapman could have explored the oods of (lie work from its proud, grand moments to its quiet intimacy a little more than she did. However, I was delighted she restrained herself from cross- ing the border from sensitivity ,o sentimentality. The subtly nuanced and wonderfully poetic larghetto was done with the most spirited and committed orchestral lay- ing and it was here eatizcd how muc-h our Leth- bridge Symphony had mprov- ed and how capable they can be when inspired. The final performance of Ihe evening was Rossini's Overture La Gaza Ladra. The title (The Thieving Mag pie) suggests a comic ork. We arc so used to thinking of operatic jesters. With a quip crack for everything, including himself, that we easily orgct he was the monarch of serious opera. I have very few criticisms other than to mention a few orchestral entries here the at- tack was distinctly less than unanimous. cool move KINS CUSTOM SMALL Enjoy Fngiking air conditioning in your Chevrolet Low cost. High Performance. Immedlale rnslallan'on. Stop in loday. ALCON REFRIGERATION 2214 43 St. S. !h IIUDY HAUGKNKniHt Ito develop better comnuinica-; minor nature which occurred st Herald Staff 1 tions to enhance its pmpo.se. most meeting places. community image and oppor Mayoi Anderson reassured The Lethbridge Friendship (unity lo develop a broader the board thijl the city does not Centra plnys on important role base of much-needed commu- want to see (tie Friendship in this city, said Mayor Andy nily services. hous This hir piece has come a long way What Is nine feet six Inches tall, while and furry, and is cHmbing up tho wa 11 of a local store? Why, a p olar bear of course! Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Frith of Twin Butte, owners of the fur piece, have taken it to (lie New York Furriers in Leth- bridge for storage during the summer. Manager Caiman has put the piece on display until the end of April. The bear was shot by an Eskimo at the Arctic Circle, from a distance of 5C1 feet, with a 22-calibre rifle. One bullet in the left eyes killed the animal. The bear was male, and about fiix years old. The value of the fur piece is be- tween and in By MARLENE COOKSHAW Herald Staff Writer Dr. A. C. Forrest, editor of the controversial United Church Observer, urged fur- ther community involvement in national and international affairs at the meeting of tiio Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs Monday, He said that much could he accomplished by interest e d and hard working groups who studied and discussed what was happening in government- al situations. He cited Cuba as an exam- ple of the possible outcome of underdeveloped nations where democratic countries neglect (o assist in raising the stand- ard of living. Dr. Forrest -said the country has changed under the Com- ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5tTi St. S. Phone 328-4095 'PURE MAGIC' from MAX FACTOR Are you allergic lo your cosmetics? Pure Magic from Mox Factor ii Hypo-Allergcnic Oermolologisl lested ond Frngranco Free! FROSTED SHADOW 1N-A-POT. "Shimmers your eyes like Magic." SUPER SHADOW DUO. Soft shadow plui hilighlcr p.50 .50 .50 SUPER MASCARA. (aulomaHc lash' ihicVnol. Tcarproot smearproof............. SUPER EYELASHES, ISwcopy (Wispy AdrJs dramo 1o your eyes, hand (rimmed ready lo "WE ARE OPEN MONDAYS" mcCREADY-BAiNES i__________ PHARMACY LTD. CHARGE) 614 3rd Ave. 5. Phone 327-3555 munist regime from a place i known for its sickness, pover- ty, illiteracy and unemploy- ment, to a country which, al- though serviced by a controlled press, has food, clothing, medi- cal assistance, education and employment for everyone. "I'm no apologist for Marx- he said, but he saw it as "possibly the best solution for India. Unless South American countries clean up their gov- ernment, there are going to bo lot more Marxist revolu- tions." Dr, Forrest condemned Can- ada's action of promising long- term credit of million to Israel while maintaining a non- commttnl stand on Ihe Middle East situation. "While we talk of peace and he said, "our actions arc contributing to the continu- ation of war and injustices." He spoke of the Middle East as "Uie most threatening situ- ation in (lie world today." He "fears but docs not ex- pect" a direct military con- frontation in the Middle East in Ihe near future, "I don't think the Russians or Americans want it, and the Arabs would face ho said. Ho fell (here was pressure by the Zionist movement on the Canadian press in some OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAY THE RACERS EDGE NOW ONLY :ACH or Caie of 24 MIDLAND AUTO SUPPLY (1971) LTD. 421 5th SI. Soulh lethbrlcfge, 327-4951 places. However, he said It was "the right of minority groups to put pressure on the pulpit and press" and that it was the responsihility of the pulpit and press to provide Lheir own defence. Dr. Forrest emphasized the need for public interest to call attention to news that had not been printed. "People in this country have a right to know what United Nations decisions he said. 'No good communications have heen established will) tli UN." He voiced his admiration c (ho UN as a "working learnini and idealistic" assembly. When asked his opinions o President Nixon's visit lo Com munist China, Dr. Forrest com menlefi that the "gencrr image of Nixon in Canada i (hat he is dishonest." He did not give iris own op im'on, hut said that he wa "grateful that Nixon had gon to China and was "for it re gardless of his motives." Centre fold and that il wilt con- tinue tc; supply an annual yrant to nay the rent, A better community linage coiiki evolvt; from a well-plan- ned public relations campaign w h i c h would familiarize area residents with the purposfi of a or'-s comments and added S to develop a the centre assisted police by i There hat! been implications and something to'do during its was iissuml by the hat the centre was not per- daytime operating hours. 10 Amlerson at a special Friendship Society of Southern j for the tempo- Alberta meeting Monday. i homeless and transient T li e soc'iety's new board of population could eventually be directors, anil representatives developed, he said. of the E the city police and Salvation rmy attended the meeting to ssoss centre's past perform- nee and help decide on its fu- ll c role. Sgt. Gordon Stevens city police reiterated the was arming a useful function, but indications were dispell- d. The centre sliould lie.' open in the evening, lie suggested, H provided an especially inv J favor Anderson said the con- port ant service during Hie sum- re provided an area where na- months when between ive and non-native people met and transient sngEir .ml communicated. worucrs invade However, the centre had not >een exploited to its maximum uccfulnass because of a lack of' oinmunications between it and showed that very few com- plaints ever evolved from the hotter rapport with the commu- new expecting its fiscal operating grant to he announced shortly. Although the centre's new fiscal year began on April 1st, the amount of the grant is not yet known and not expected to arrive until about mid-May. The society's constitution will also tie modified lo allow he community. He implored the new boan: Alberta, he .saici. quick check of police files smooths centre operation, pos- .u... ___ nude'1 the strong gmd- mice of a yet-to-be-decided- upon new director who has de- cision making power. :1 i centre ami that those were of a By HUDY IIAUGKNEUER Herald Staff Wriler The southern Alberta o b situation is "getting a lot foet- says Frank Hesplug, Lethbridge Canada Manpower Centre manager. The announcement of the construction of a million dis- tillery by International Distil- lers (Canada) Lid. slated to get under way in nortiieast Lelhbridgc this month caused Mr. Besplug lo say: "We're going to have a fairly good year." Supplementing his optimism, he also said an announcement ahout a multi million dollar construclion project for Leth- bridge is expected momentari- ly through the federal depart- ment of icgional economic ex- pansion. Lethbridge CMC will also open its separate student job centre this week. In its second year with its own office, the student service will again be manned by stu- dents, he said. All students looking for jobs and employers searching for student summer help will be funnelled through the student placement office. The location and official opening time of the summer- time service will be announced later this week. Another Manpower project to be introduced soon will he tho Development Program, which will: job applicants j o b search techniques; group counselling sessions which are designed to assist applicants to prepare ex- perience resumes. Manpower's farm division Is also gelling ready to set up tho necessary slrucUlte to meet sient workers, mostly natives, bcria to work in the beet fields, during July and August. In another area aboul 275 In- dividuals in southern Alberta have found employment are brought intci southern through CMC's training on the sugar beet movement. Every year, about Iran- Agencies pea] have not been doing a good enough jo' their functions and their needs, Rix G. Rogers, general secretary of the national coun- cil of YMCAs said M o n d a y night. Speaking on Who Is Killing the Private Agencies at a Southern Alberta Council of Public Affairs meeting, Mr. Rogers said there has nut been much communication among the a g e n c i e s, and "the only way to survive is to collaborate together." "Agencies need (o upgrade their he told a gath- ering of 'JO. "And we have not done a good jot) in putting to the public what wo arc really trying to do for the communi- ties.'1 Mr. Rogers said there arc basically two binds of agencies, Do you have merchandise ID consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. Phone 327-1222 said remedial agencies tend to gel more attention than the pre- ventive agencies. YMCAs, he said, serve pri- marily the middle class family, constituting 75 per cent of the population. United Funds have been growing at the rate of aboul Ihrce per cent a year, but ser- vice eosls are escalating at Ihe rale of between 10 and JT> per cent. (Ttv.ting pressure on Ihe available resources, Mr. Rogers said. lie said the tendency today Is o w a r d bigger organizations with good management, and .small agencies are unlikely to survive without cooperating with others, 'The leaderships, resources and goodwill of the various agencies should he mo- bilized into a total he suggeslcci. petition lias 600 names A group of Wilson Junior High School students will send petition to the provincial gov- ernment this week against the Lake Louise development pro- ject. Tho petition was signed by 600 persons, mainly students of Wilson Junior High anil Win- ston Churchill High School Monday and lasl Friday, said Adella Besseling, one of the students. "This project could mean the end to a beautiful national park and endanger the water life Miss Besseling said. the job program, Mr. Besplug said. Through this plan Manpower pays 75 per cent of a trainee's wages. The training period lasts from foui' weeks to a max- imum of one "depending on the complexity of the job11 The jnhs were distributed throughout southern Alberta. CUFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL ELDO. PHONE 327-2821 RUBBER BLOW-UP BOATS O 1 MAN SIZE 2 Air Regular 28.00. TO 00 Special 17.77 2 MAN SIZE 2 Air Comparlmcnls. Regular 62.00. 00 Special JZ.77 4 MKIII Sugg, list 56.95. 07 QQ Spatial Pair of PLASTIC OARS with purchase of boal. n QQ Only 327-5767 Call Sporting DOWNTOWN LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328.8403 ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS and CUSTOM FRAMING tine quality material al tow, low HOUSE OF FINE ART 409-5 Si. Soulh Phone 328-1314 3rd cfoor north of Greyhound Bus Depot Store Hours: Men. 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