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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE 1ETHBRIDCE HERALD Friday, Auguit 13, 1971 Worried Willie' administration Gyro circus clown a take- Enimett "Worried off on the immortal Kelly's "Weary wi be performed by Jim Ewess when he appears in Lcthbridge Aug. 14 and 15 with the Galli Charles Circus. Known as "a clown for all Elwess lias teen per- forming the silent, sad-faced in- digent in many parts of North America for the last eight years. The Lethbridge Gyro Club is sponsoring the Circus locally with proceeds going to a fund to build a fountain in 1975 at tlie norlh shore area of Hen- derson Lake. A mullijet off- shore fountain colored lighting effects is envisioned. The circus v.'ill perform in front of the grandstand at the exhibition grounds. There will be four performances. studies worthwhile City youth hostel a popular place Tlie Lethbridge Youth Hostel, creased. For example, one has been home for at least a four-'jus tour is expected at the to more than Spend a summer holiday studying as you've never studied before? Dick Mells tried it and found out it was a rewarding and rejuvenating experience. Mr. Mells, Lethbridge's su- perintendent of cultural devel- opment, spent five weeks this summer at Harvard Business School taking a "crash course" at tile school's institute of arts administration. As he describes it, the tough- est part was learning how to ;et through the "nigged" read- ing assignments. The 40 or so Mrticipsnts were given a par- icmlar problem one day and expected to he able to tall; knowlt.lgeably on it the next dav. This meant a lot of reading, J task which became easier as :he days went by ar.d old study labits relumed And Mr. Mells 1C" has what he describes as "enough books and materials to !ast foi two years." The course was much more ban just reading, however. Mr. Mells emphasized that the ba- sic approach taken by the in- structors was a very practical one. The case method was a basic ool the participants would, or example, study a specific situation such as labor prob- ems at the Metropolitan Opera. In many instances peo- i pie directly involved in the sit- uation would be brought to the institute to discuss the prob- lems. Other cases were more posi- tive in nature. Several "going concerns" such as (lie Arls Co-.nci! of Great Britain were represented and those taking the cDurse were able '.o ask questions on how a thriving cultural orgcnizction operates. T-.: was also opportunity for contact wilh people directly in the arts during tield (rips. Mr. Mells was able (o hear Leonard Bernstein con- duct at the Tanglewood Festi- val and then talk with him in person. in Ihe course was not plarr' r one aspect of arts administration, lUr. Mells said. Thc.v was concentrated s'udy of sound business prac- tice. Persons with a busi- ness orientation gained insight into 1 irtistic aspect o[ the cull-n-e field and vice-versa. Mr. Mells sees hii next job as f the ideas and information course. He gained said his at the function would be to make the mate- rials available to local groups they them. He is also enthusiastic about the cultural cli- "te here the I city, in compari- son i ith some oi the larger he studied which have problems not four.d b e. Cathy Evins Lethbridge artist .well-known southern Alberta artist. Cathy Evins has colorful record few days to more than transients this slimmer. Since May 25, when Ihe hostel opened, young people from as far away as Japan, Australia and Germany have been pass- ing through Lclbbridge and have stopped awhile at the hos- tel to mingle with other young travellers from California, Washington. Minnesota and va- rious Canadian centres. Under the direction of Linda Bas.-nussen. Kahn Bahj, John Falkner and Luba Lisun, the hostel provides two meals and a bed for an average of 15 per- sons pev day. When the federally funded Augur bus tours stop there, the number is considerably in- Wtiterton closing Oct. 1 All businesses in Watert o n will remain open until Oct. 1 this year to provide an addi- tional three weeks of complete for tourists. Manuel Cohen, Waterloo Chamber of Commerce presi- dent, said businessmen in pre- vious years have left the park after the Labor Day weekend leaving only minimum accom- modations for tourists. Mr. Cohen said the chamber feels it only fair to provide the services as long as sufficient lumbers of visitors require them. hostel today with about 100 peo- ple. The food is paid for by the provincial department of health and social development, purchased by the hostel direc- tors, prepared at the Y51CA and taken to the hostel, located in the old Central School, 5th Ave. and Bth St. S. In the building, former class- rooms now sene as dormi- tories, one for male and one for female, a dining hall and a lounge area. Accommodations also include bathrooms and j paigning for the Aug. 30 provin- Strom to address city rally Aug. 24 By JOAN BOWMAN Stalf Writer Day referred to the VIP, who j classes st the Bowman Arts possil'y under attack. Centre after the regular in- Her screamed warning sen Winston Churchill was a the Bri'-h ,-ar e'.'L-'. into mo- mentary convulsions: the oper- ati ns .com eruute.d from ganize" panic" info uiiredeem- major factor in Britain's suc- cess in the Second World War, but for Lethbridge artist Calhy Evins, the late prime minister almost spelled the premature Ise of her short military career A native of Ireland who set tied in Lethbridge in 10C3, Mrs. Aladdin and Teahouse of the August Moon. If out-of-lomiers have never seen a stage show in Leth- bridge, they might have come upon her works or her influ- Premier Harry Strom will address a Social Credit rally in Lcthbridge Aug. 24 at the Civic Sports Centre. No definite time has been set for the meeting, although the premier's office said Thursday it will be in the evening. Mr. Strom is spending this evening and Saturday cam- structor, the late Bart Prag- nel1. i-turned to the University of Alberta staff. She has been teaching for j ence llirough art classes in dis- ed irsteria; ''fighter squad-1 the clu ever since, plus for Ihe trict towns. At various times rons all up and down England j six years, instructing in she hai (augnl in F inn her turned" toward the stricken! the Allied Arts Council's sum- Creek, Vulcan, Taber, Milk me; arts program. River, and intervening lowns. Her field nf intercsl rar.ges: After eight years in Ihe city, from 'ecoupage and painting j Mrs. Evins has noted some VfP. Within 10 seconds she had corrected the mistake, "but no showers. The directors agreed the hos- tel has been a welcome retreat for many of the transients who otherwise nmild have difficulty finding a place to stay in Leth- bridge. Some have used the i hostel while looking for a job and others have required a bed and a meal for only one night Numerous letters have been received by hostel directors from youths expressing grati- tude for the accommodations. The hostel will close Sept. 15. cial elecion in his home riding of Cypress. On Monday, the premier tours a number of southern Al- berta centres, covering Oko- toks, High River, Cowley, Nan- ton, and Stavely in the mor- ning. He will be in Clareshclm at p.m., Fort Mscleod at p m. and Pincher Creek at p.m. Evin. is known throughout! one would believe Th e In trealive and pup-1 changes in the local art southern Alberta for her cla.-se particularly with the Allied Arts Council, and for her set and costume designs for va- correction amplified the confu- pelry. Last summer she in- "The city has become more students at the Letb-1 and more art conscious. It is bridge Community College. less sure of its former quick sion. That the VIP was Mr. Chur- chill, "the old she i Mrs. Evins was the first set reaction. There is less a lenden- nous cily drama groups. j Iwnef only later during a designer to see her work mount- what l llke Her war record, however, i nder's b a 1 e f u 11 ed at the Yates Memorial Cen-1 lhat's tnat More liquor licences set Applications are being made quor in their beverage rooms thick and fast to the Alberta Li- joining the El Kancho, the first quor Control Board by Lelh- bridge food and drink establish- ments seeking new liquor li- cences. The Alexandra, Dallas, York and Lethbridge Hotels liave now begun advertising their in- tention to serve wine and li- loan The federal urban affairs ministry has announced it has granted loans cf under the assisted home ownership program for eight semi-detach- ed units constructed at Coal- dale by Square Deal Homes Ltd. The program was started in June to belp those earning lesa than to own homes. Inserted by Dick Gray Campaign Organizalion Piano test results Names of successful candi- dates have been announced in second-year1 practical piano ex- aminations held in the city under the supervision of the Ca- CiampUt and Lome Hunt and Jan Stockton; Kerry Allen; Ken Chalmers; Clarence Giesbrecht and Russell Kimber. Teachers were Marilyn Sin- i Herald m error nadian Bureau for the Advance-1 clair and Mary Elaine Tclier. ment of Music. The bureau, with headquar-1 ters in Toronto, provides group' piano courses in school sys- tems. In the 1970-71 school year, two registered music teachers gave instruction in three North Leth- bridge public schools. Theory as well as practical courses are provided in the two-year course. Names of candidates arc ed in order of merit, with "and" signifying equal rating. FIRST CLASS HONOHS: Bctty Clampitt and Carol Med- oruma and Diane Col will; Kerry Finley and David Taub- lo receive their licence and the Marquis and Plainsman who will be issued licences shortly. Several restaurants including the Toini Chef and Smilty's Pancake House are also apply- ing for a licence (o serve wine bad its less creditable moment. Mrs. Evins, in her late teens, arrived in cndon in to join Ihe Royal Air Force. "Thousands of Irish people went in'o the war, not because of conscription, but because it is t' Irish thing to do to into any fight." A radar technician with op erations fighter command, she had the job of noting if planes coming in from Ihe coast were friend foe. The particular notorious in- (hreat (hat she could be coin-t- in, tialled. tre, which opened in 196fi. Eith- er for costumes or sets, or both, she has been involved in Notwithstanding, the war did, end successfully for Britain j and Dolls, Cinderella, The Mrs. Evins began her Boy .icncl, Showboat. Briea- trai-ing at six when .she The Merry Widow, Pa- ceived her first set (if water-1 jama Game, B.ilies in Arms, By the age of 12. she j produced her first acceptable painting "which was probably terrible. Somebody was sad- dled with it as a wedding present." Her for. 13! art trainirtz in- cludes numerous courses al sta.ce occurred the ope r-1 Belfast Technical Institute, and ations room in typical "hush- hush" fashion was warned of an incoming British VIP. His idcn- 1J11L131I V1J and beer with patrons' meals, lily was kept secret. Each establishment must ad- vertise its intent for four weeks i running, and then wait two weeks for persons to lodge a complaint before the ALCB will! issue the licences. after her arrival in Canada in 1955, t the Calgarv Technical Institute (now the Southern Al- berta Institute of As the VIP and his fighter i Bar.ff School of Fine Arls and crrr-l nf six ano 'icr plane in the area gave the May Pay signal of distress. In the ensuing confusion, Mrs. "vms thought I lie May approached. I Ihe University of Saskatchew- Assault charge James Edward Sharpadze of Brocket was released on recog- ognizancc bail of and had trial set for Sept. 15 when he pleadeu not bridge magistrate's in Lelh- court Wednesday to indecently as- saulting a woman. Tlie incident is alleged to have taken plea in tiie Leih- ThrT Lethbridge Sketch Club bridge student manpower cen- 1965 asked her to help with' tre Asg. 4. program. prestigious Emma Lake j However, Lethbridge resi- dents arc sliU "not willing to pay for art." There appears to be a feeling that talent is God- given and therefore should be donated, "but God won't sign cheques." Lethbridge "doesn't surround itself wilh beauty. Function can be served a great deal better if an object has esthetic val- ues." Tlie drive into Lethbridge past. Ihe coulees is "beautiful, but the coulees are being brok- en up for blocky buildings, f wish people look around and use nature's motifs." RENTALS THINGS TO MAKE THINGS EASIER! coll WARDS at 328-8775 ensee. HONORS: Wally Wirzba; Ke- vin Wickersham and Daren Tagg; Dee Dee Christiansen and Kelly Pctersen; David Chalmers and Carla Ruston and Jean Okamiirn and Mar- garet Kcmwi; Frank Kemeri; Lorraine Kwan; Esther Wirzha. PASS': Lindsay Boehr; Allan FOR SALE OWNER TRANSFERRED. Woll cared (or 1.223 iquoro loot, Phreo bedroomed bungalow In Colloflo Grovo Area. Holf- balh off Mailer Bedroom. Dining area off living-room. Family lized kiJcben. Exisling mortgage at Phono for show- EXCfUSIVE. CANADA TRUST Corner 7th St. and 3rd Avo. S. Phono 327-85B1 Information supplied to The Herald on the circumstances surrounding Uie fire injury of a young Fort Macleod pirl have been termed incorrect by the girl's mother, Mrs. Patri- Manser, currently of hridge. The story, which appeared in the Aug 5 edition, concerned Stacoy Manser, seven-year-oK victim in of a home acci- dent who has been sponsored hy the Lethbridge Shrincrs dub for treatment in a Shrin- cr Bum Inslihile in Boston. Mrs. Manser said (lie acci- dent did not occur after she had left (he apaitment, as in- dicated in Ihe slcry. She said it took place about B a.m. when the rest of the family was in bed sleeping. j Tlie" oldest of four children, j Stacey had awakened early and was injured when she stood too close to a lit stove. The Herald regrjts any em- barrassment or inconvenience the initial story may caused. Fined A Lethbridge youth was fined 550 when he pleaded guilty in magistrate's court to causing a disturbance in a local liecr par- lor. Court was lold the charge re- sulted from what police called "n dangerous situation" Aug 4 at n local cabaret. Judge L. Vf. Hudson doubled Ihe normal fine, raising it In from S2fi and said he would conlinue In double the fine until such Incidents rcnsed, or until It was necessary to impose jnil sentences for offenders. The New "FARMERS MARKET' 1515 3rd Avenue South Across From McGavin's ARE CELEBRATING THEIR Anniverary Specials in effect until Saiurdciy Closing Open Tonight 'til 9 p.m. BROWN S MEAT MARKET SIDES of CUT AND WRAPPED Ib. BEEF 63' FRONTS of BEEF CUT AND WRAPPED Atl MEAT GOVERNMENT INSPECTED SATURDAY SPECIALS BACON NO. 1 Ib. Ib. CLUB STEAKS ib. ROUND STEAKS 85" DUAINE KENDALL CORN on the COB dol.49c NEW POTATOES CUCUMBERS 10 lta 39c ,h.12e CANTALOUPE 4 ,or 1.00 BAN ANAS Xf ,blflc GRAPES 3lbJ 1.00 BEANS New 2 29c CABBAGE Ncw vem APRICOTS ,.c. c, CAULIFLOWER Snow white WATERMELON Ripe, juicy WASHINGTON PRUNES ftr.-, PLUMS 6 to choose from ib. 5e 02.85 7Q each C 2.99 t l 1 Ibs. ENTER YOUR NAME FOR FREE DRAW ON PICNIC HAMS Draws to be Made Saturday C. WESSELMAN "GLADIOLUS KING" MIXED GLADIOLUS SPECIAL SAT. ONLY ONE DOZEN 4 I ENTER YOUR NAME FOR FREE DRAW ON GROCERY HAMPERS ;