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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 VIUAGt MALL PHONE 328-3201 c SECOND SECTION Lelhbricltfc, Alberln, Tuesday, April 10, 1972 PACKS 13 TO 24 NOW IN OUft NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL DLDC. 740 4lh AVE. S. IETHDRIOCE, ALBERTA Summer il coming. Be ready wilh a pair of Prejcriplion Sunglasses, Symphony had low high points Jly PAT OltCIIAIil) Special Hcvicwcr The IxUhbridge Symphony Orchestra Monday started will] a pcrloniiance of Mozart's Overture: Die Zauberlole. On a technical level, I was very disappointed. The orches- tra cvlremcly nervous and seemed so intent on the most disciplined playing that tlicy lacked the spirit behind the notes. There was plenty of lightness and detail but seemed lo he a void of dramatic ten- sion, or perhaps one should say Mozarlcan 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. Needliam conducted the intro- duction slower than most of his contemporaries and was faster in the main Allegro! A revelation, as he is obviously inspiring Ihc orchestra from ils worst kind of interpre- tive rigidity. Despite the many technical difficulties resulting from few ecentricitics of balance, anrl Interpretive weakness, the orchestra retained a freshness of improvisalion and an bvious enthusiasm for he music. The orchestra Ihon went on to play Schubert's Symphony No. B in B Minor. I felt the performance was less than competent. My res- ervations mostly concern 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 uupleasan' rasps from the strings as they tended to make a less than euphonious m u s i cat sound There was a good deal of dia- logue among cellos and violins and it was here the faulls were glaring. The performance was not really fresh enough for schu bert but there were some ex cellent moments of poetic feel ing, although moments they tended to remain. However, a cerlain degree o perfiinctorincss must be for given as some of the over-al effects were most inspiring and the diligence involved must be 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'jcsira's opening contribu- tion, but those were soon for gotten when Miss I.ouisc Chap- man slarlcd her performance with executant power. One knew immediately she had Ihe ability to put the (orch- estra together. She reacted to the music spontaniously and en- joyed herself. Miss Chapman had vilaliU slrong rhythm and some bbeau- lifully controlled cant abilc playing. Although Ihc orchestra re- sponded with affection, there was not always sufficient al- lack. Yel there were many ra- Tlris as an enlerpiizing and rare combination, the orchej Ira, painisl and conductor had the kind of rapport thai mate one feel they were all experi- encing the music anew and yet lo.lhc fullest of their ability I bad a few reservations hut they tended to be minor. Perhaps the lovely tune In Ihe first movement where the key changes from minor to major was too percussive, and f feel Miss Chapman could have explored the oods of Ihe work from its proud, grand momenls to its quiet intimacy a little more lhan she did. However, I was delighted she restrained herself from crOE ing the border from sensitivity to sentimentality. The subtly nuanced and wonderfully poetic larg h cfto was done with the most spirited and committed orchestral lay ing and it was here I realized how much our Lcth- bridge Symphony had mprov ed and capable they can he when inspired. The linal performance of Ihe evening was Rossini's Overture La Ladra. The title (The Thieving Mag- pie) suggests a comic ork. We ore so used to thinking of opcralic 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 lhan to mention a few orchestral entries here Ihc at- tack was distinctly less lhan unanimous. cool move KING CUSTOM SMALL Enjoy air condiliomng in your Chevrolet1. Low cost. High Performance. Immedialc rmlallafion. Slop in today. Frig-ling Divider, Cumrrvni Engmr Co Inc, ALCON REFRIGERATION 2214 43 Si. S. liy RUDY Herald Slaff Writer The Centra plays an important in Lliis cily, said Mayor Andy AndcM'Son al n spcci.i! iVutivi1 Friendship Society of Southern Alberta mucliiiL! Mumbv. T li c .soLpieUT's new board of directors, and represent alives ot Ihc city police and Salvation Army attended the meeting to assess centre's past perform- ance inxl help decide on its fu- ture role. There had hccn implications that the cenLre was not per- forming a useful function, hut these indications were dispell- ed. Mayor Anderson said the cen- tre provided an area where na- tive am! non-native people met and comrminicaled. However, Ihe centre had not been exploited to its maximum usefulness hecause of a lack of communications between it and the community lie implored the nevv board I to develop better Cdinnnunca- t lions to enhance its puipo.se, community imane and oppoi 11unity to develop a broader base of much-needed commu- nity services, j A half-way or hoslol- i type of project fuy tht1 Icnipo- rarily and Iransn.'in population could he developed, he said. Sgt. Gordon Stevens of tlic cily police reiterated the mny- or's comments and added that the ccnlre assisted police by giving transients a place lo LUI and something to du during ils daytime operating hours. The cenlre should he open hi (lie evening, lie i It provided an especially im- portant service during Hie, sum- mer months when hclucon and transient sugar heet workers invade, southern Albci'ta, he snicl. A quick check of police files showed that very com- plaints ever evolved from Ihc i centre and that tliuse were of a minor nature which rjccurrcd si meiuint; pUtCLij. May 01 Andi'r.son reassured the hoard lliiJl the cily does not lo st'c MIR Friendship Centre fold and that it will con- tinue tci suppU an annual yranl t'i pay the rent. A hutier community could evohv from a well-plan- tied public relations campaign w h i c h would familiarize area residents with the purpose of a rrk-ndt-lup cenlre. Improved efforts lo develop a hotter rappoit (he commu- nity was assured by the new luuiivl which is expecting its new fiscal operating grant lo be announced shoitly. Although the centre's new fiscal year began on April 1st, the amount of the grant is not yd known and not. expected to arrive until aljout mid-May, The society's constitution will also he modified to allow smoother centre operation, pos- sibly under the strong guid- ance of a yot-to-be-dccided- upon new director who has de- cision making power. Job picture in southern Alberta This fur piece has come a long way What Is nine feet six inches tall, white and furry, and is climbing up the wall of a local store? Why, a polar bear of course! Mr. and Mrs. R. I.. Frith fur piece, hove taken it lo the New York Furriers in Lelh- brltlge for storage during the Slimmer. Manager Ily Caiman has put Ihe piece m1, display until Ihe end of April. Tile bear was shot by an of Twin Butte, owners of Ihe Eskimo at Ihc Arctic Circle, from a distance of 50 feet, with a 22-calihre rifle. One bullet in the left eye killed the animal. The hear was male, and about six years old. The value of (lie fur piece is be- tween ft.750 anrl Communi in Ily MAHLENE COOKSIIAW 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 tho Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs Monday. lie said that much could bo accomplished by interest e rt and hard working groups who studied and discussed what was happening in government- al situations. lie 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 Ihe country lias changed under (lie Com- ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 'PURE MAGIC' from MAX FACTOR Are you allergic lo Faclor u Hypo-Allcr Frngranco Frcel Pure Magic from Max c Derrnolologisl Icslod ond FROSTED SHADOW IN-A-POT. "Shimmers your eyes like Magic SUPER SHADOW DUO. Sofl shadow plui hilighlcr p.50 3.00 2.50 .50 SUPER MASCARA. (aulomolic losh" ihicVnc'1, Tcarproof smcarproof......... SUPER ErilASHES. ISwccpy (Wispy Adds drama lo your eyes, hand (rimmed ready lo wear. "WE ARE OPEN MONDAYS' JncCREADY-BAiNES PHARMACY LTD. CHARGEX 614 3rd Ave, 5. Phone 327-3555 munist regime from n place known for its sickness, pover- ty, illiteracy and unemploy- ment, lo a country which, al- though serviced by a controlled press, has food, clothing, medi- cal assistance, education and employmcnL for everyone. "I'm no apologist for Marx- he said, but he saw it as "possibly the best solution for Indin. Unless South American countries clean up Iheir gov- ernment, there are fiointf to bo a lot more Marxist revolu- tions." Dr. Forrest condemned Can- ada's action of promising long- term credit ot million Lo Israel while maintaining a non- commital stand on Ihc Middle East situation. "While we talk of peace and he said, "our actions are contributing to the continu- ation of war and injustices." He spoke of the Middle East as most threatening situ- ation in (he world today." He "fears but does 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. HP fell (here was pressure by thfi Zionist movement on the Canadian press in some OPEN ALL DAY WEDNESDAY THE RACERS EOGE SOW ONIY EACH or Coig of 24 MIDLAND AUTO SUPPLY (1971) LTD. 421 5th SI. South lethbndgs, 327-4951 places. However, lie snid It was "the rinlil- of niinorily groups lo put pressure on Ihc pulpit and press" and Lhal it was (lie responsiliilKy ot llic pulpit and press to provide their own defence. Dr. Forrest emphasized the need for public interest to call attention to news Ihat had not been printed. "People in this country have a rislit to know what United Nations decisions arc." be snid. "NTn good communicnlions linve been established will) Ihe UN." He voiced his admiration ol (lie UN as a "working learning and idealistic" assembly. When askcri his opinions on President Nixon's visit lo Com munist China, Dr. Forrest conv menlcrl that the "genera image of Nixon in Canada is thai he is dishonest." lie riid not give his own op- inion, hut said thai he was "grateful (hat Nixon had gone to China and was "for it r gardles.s of his motives." H.V HlTDY IIAUGK.VKDER Herald SlaK Wrilcr The southern Alberta J o b situation is "gelling a lot het- says Frank Besplug, Lelhbridge Canada JIanpower Cenlre manager. The announcement of the con-slruction of a SO mil'ion dis- tillery by International Distil- lers (Canada) Ltd. slated to tcl under way in northeast helhbridgc this monlh caused Mr. Besplug lo say: "We're lo have a (airly good year Supplementing his optimism, he also said an announcement obtnil a multi million dollar construction project for Letli- bridge is expected momentari- ly through the federal depart- ment legional economic ex- pansion. Letbbridge CMC will also open ils separate student job centre (his week. In ils second year with its own otfice, the student service will atiain he manned by stu- di-nls, he said. All students looking for jobs and employers searching (or student summer help will be funnelled through the student placement office. The localioji and official opening lime of the summer- time service will be announced laler Ibis week. Another Manpower project to be introduced soon will he Ihe Development Program, which will: job applicants job search lecbniqnes; group counselling sessions which are designed to assist applicants lo prepare ex- perience resume.1. Manpower's farm division is also getting roLdy In set up tho necessary suutUne to meet are brought inlii southern Al- Ihc sugar heet movemenl. Every year, about 2.0ra trail- WJHS petition has 600 names A group of Wilson Junior High School students will send a petition to the provincial gov- ernment this week against the Lnkc Iconise development pro- ject. The petition was signed by (WO persons, mainly students of Wilson Junior High anil Win- ston Churchill High School Monday and last Friday, said Adella Dcsscling, one of the students. "This project could mean the end to a beautiful national park and endanger the water life Miss Bcsscling said. Appeal agencies at Agencies of the United Ap- poaJ have noL been doing a enough job to let communities know their functions and their needs, Rix G. Rogers, general secretary of the national coun- cil of Y.MCAs said Monday night. Speaking on Whn Is Killing (lie Private Agencies aL a Southern Alberta Council ot Public Affairs meeting, Mr. Rogers said there tins nyL been much communication among the agencies, and "the only way to survive i.s to collaborate together." "Agencies need (o upgrade their he told a gath- ering of '10. ''And we have not done a good job in pulling (o the public what we arc really trying to do for the communi- ties.'1 Mr. Rogers said there arc basically I wo kinds of agencies, Do you have merchandise to consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARN 2508 2nd Ave. N. Phone 327-T222 those belonging to the preven- tive side, and those belonging lo the remedial side. Sic- snid remedial agencies Lend to gel more attention than the pre- ventive agencies. YMCAs, he said, serve pri- marily the middle class family, constituting 75 per ceni of the population. United Funds have been growing at the rate of about three per cent a year, hnl ser- vice co.sls arc escalating at Ihc rale of between Id and ]f> ]icr ci'nl. crrr.ling pressure on Ihe avnilahle resources, Mr. Rogers I said. I sient mostly natives, hcrla to work in the beet fields, during July and August. In n not her area about 275 In- dividuals in southern Alberta have found employment through CMC's training on the job program, Mr. Besplug said. Through Ihis plan Manpower pays 75 per cent ol a trainee's wages. The training period lasls from four weeks to a max- imum of one year, "depending on the complexity of the job11 Tho. jnbs were distributed throughout southern Alherla. CUFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BIOO. PHONE 327-2821 RUBBER BLOW-UP BOATS 1 MAN SIZE 2 Air Compartments. Regular 28.00. O QO Special 17.77 2 MAN SIZE 2 Air Comparlmenti. Regular 62.00. CO 00 Special JZ.77 4 MAN MKIII Sugg, list 56.95. 07 QQ Special Pair of PLASTIC OARS wilh purchase of boal. n QQ Only Z.77 327-5767 Call Sportirin DOWNTOWN lie said the tendency today Is o w a r d bigger organisations j pood management, and small agencies are unlikely to survive wiMiouL co operating with others, 'The leaderships, resources and goodv, ill of Ihe various agencies should he mo- i into a total ho suggested. i LEROY'S PLUMBING GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328.8403 ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS fine quolily molerial al low, low price! HOUSE OF FINE ART 409-5 Si. Soulh Phone 32B-1314 j 3rd door north of Greyhound Bui Dcpol Store Hours: Man., Wed., end 9 o T p.m. Thurs. and Fri. 9 o.m .to 9 p, FENCING Choose Ihe design you like best from jjil 28 sets of plans ami we will give 11 j. you a free eslimale on any typo of fence. 9 BOARD IOUVERED PICKET RAIL f) SLAT PANEL All Materials Cul To Your FREE ESTIMATES You can build (he fence yourself or wo wll complete the job (or ONE ONLY 6'xlO' TOOL SHED Complete with door and exlra slor- ago room in otlit. Reg. Special ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. Corner 13th 51. end 2nd Avo. S. Phone J28-3301 "Yogr Pioneer lumber Dealer Smto 1925 ;