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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta ;10 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Tuesday, Decsmber 8, 1970 Featherstone lead in panto Lelhbridge actor F r a n Featherslone, who appeared a Alfred P. Dooliltlc in My Fa Lady, is hardly waiting i catch his breath between th recent Lelhbridge Music; FHANK FKATHEHSTONE busy actor Theatre production and the r.ext local theatre event, Babes in the Wocd. Babes, a pantomime, will run Dec. 26 and 28, at and p.m., and Dec. 29, at p.m., at the Yates Memorial Centre. Babes in the Wood is the fifth annual Christmas-season pantomime written, directed and choreographed by Muriel Jolliffe, principal of the Jol- Uffe Academy of Dancing, and featuring Mr. Featherstone in a main or leading role. Mr. Featherstone, a teacher Park Lake At the regular meeting of the Park Lake beef club, it was de- cided that each member should pay a premium of nine per cent of the total cost of his calf, for insurance. at Coaldale's Kate Andrews High School, will appear as Dame Trot. His roles in the past four pantomimes have also been female characters. Sponsored by the Allied Art: Council, the pantomime will also feature Frank Huszar as Nicholas, George Mann, as the duke, Kirk Jensen as Dib, Brett Drewry as Dab, Ron Duda as the captain and Carol Jolliffe as the fairy. The roles of Colin and Be- linda have been double-cast. Colin will be portrayed by Kim Ully and Anne Lanier; and Be- linda, by Nola Dahl and Leah Brown. Mark Litchfield and Wendy Carson will join forces as Hen- ry the Horse, although no one is telling which person is play- ing which end. The panto will feature a cast of 40, mostly students of the Jolliffe academy. Aside from taped and record- ed music, accompaniment will i be handled by pianist Ellyn i Mells. Babes in the Wood concerns two children who are lost hi a wood and eventually found by Dame Trot. In usual panto fashion, the production will be garnished with new and old nusic, and take-offs on well- mown personalities and events. Tickets are now available at jeisters Music Store. ing changes could affect south Proposed changes in Canada's problems in Canada's p r a i n grain handling system conk have serious repercussions 01: southern Alberta. G. L. Harrold, president of the Alberta Wheat Pool told The Herald, that any changes rausl be thoroughly studied to ensure they actually benefit the pri- mary producer. Mr. Harrold does not believe STACKS OF ACCIDENTS Insp. William West of the city police department termed the success of this year's safe driving week as "poor" as he displays the accident reports accumulated during the week. He attributed the rash of mishaps to poor weather conditions. There was a total of 56 accidents, 25 major, 25 minor and six hit and run. Property damage amounted to and there were six injuries. There were no deaths during the week. Film night at Yates The Lethbridge Public Li- brary is sponsor of Premiere 70, an evening of top films from the National Film Board, at the Yates Memorial Centre tonight at 8 o'clock S c h e d uled in co-operation with the Calgary office of the NFB, the presentation will be available mainly by invitation. A limited number of free tick- ets may be obtained at the main library in Gait Gardens. Among the nine colored and black-and-white films will be the prize-winning Pas de Deux Dy Norman McLaren, and Blake, named the best film un- der 30 minutes at this year's Canadian Film Wards. The movies range in length from six to 20 minutes. Numerous NFB shorts are available through the library throughout the year. handling lie with country points "Elevators have never been default in providing necdcc grains to meet market demands However, the transportation sys- tem has on several occasions, found it impossible to meel trade requirements.' Mr. Harrold urges Ihoso rec- ommending modification of the system to remember that the present elevator facilities were built at considerable expense and that the majority of coun- try elevators in Alberta are owned by farmers. Two distinct concepts have re- cently been put forward by transport industry sy't The first visualize's an inland terminal receiving shipments hy truck from 100 or so country elevator points. This concep't would leave a system of coun- try elevators along most of our present railway lines The distance fanners would be required to haul grain under this scheme would not increaso substantially and would there- fore permit farm tracks to de- liver in much the same way as they do at present. This proposal would require most grain to be elevated twicn in the country, at the country elevator and inland terminals. It would use unit trains and speed up the unloading process at the terminal. The second concept assumes that a large majority of coun- try elevators now in existence will disappear fairly soon and be replaced by major gathering points. This system would in- crease the distance farmers would be expected to deliver grain and would require provi- sion of better transport equip- ment by farmers, improvement of district roads and location of farm grain storage along all- weather roads throughout the province. It would also require major capital investment for in- land terminal construction. This concept would also uee unit trains and could create sub- stantial savings for the rail- ways, hnt would impose an in- creased expens" on producers. Pemmican do to draw 800 More than invitations have been sent out for the 85th annual Pemmican Club Hound- Up and Ball, to be held Dec. 30 at 'the Civic Sports Centre. Changes in grain quota The Canadian wheat board announced this morning that !he general quota on wheat is increased to three bushels from two at Medicine Hat and Vul- can, from 10 to 15 on barley at all shipping points, and from .hree to 15 bushels per acre on rapesecd at all shipping points. Grain company officials in Lethbridge maintain there is not too much barley around now, but feel the quota will be illed in most cases. As a result of the increase, ,he advance quota on Durum of me bushei an acre has been discontinued in the blocks added to the quota. I 'Die ball is ths oldest con- tinually-held holiday party in Western Car.c-tia, end the club cxpscts more than 800 people to attend. Pemmican Club members and their guests will dance to the music of Les Handley and his orchestra playing a variety of oldtime music including waltzes, quadrilles and reels. At mfdnight a cold plate sup- per will bs served, and dancing is expected to continue until 4 a.m. Cadet news The Navy League Wrenette Corps No. 20 will parade at the ship at 10th Ave. and 17th St. S. at 7 o'clock tonight. Lieutenant S. M. Taylor, commanding officer, said .hare are still openings for girls interested in joining. Training syllabus and duty roster for tonight are posted. Chamber's drug committee tudying Le Daiii report The Chamber of Commerce committee, at present study- ng the interim report of the Dain Commission, on drug abuse is to hold a full day ueeting January 8 to hold in- lepth discussion of the report. It was noted at the commit- ee's meeting Thursday that lo- al interest in drugs and the Le Dain report has escalated ji recent months and that lo- al organizations such as the 'ational Council of Jewish Vomen, are setting up study groups as well. Active in the committee a Dr. Russell Leskiw, Mrs. Ve Ferguson, Dr. Eugene Falke burg, Mrs. Mary-Rose Mraze Stu Mitchell, Mrs. Bev Stre ton, Judge Frank Byrne, I Brewer, Mrs. Gea Cohen, To Nutting, and Mrs. Marilyn An derson. Chairman is Cli Black. The committee expects contact local resource person and knowledgeable persons the drug field in the comin months. Audience 'well entertained' in symphony season opener By DEAN BLAIR No musical taste was left u touched Monday night whe the Lethbridge Symphony 0 chestra and Chorus presente a varied program for the first concert of the 1970-71 se; son at the Yates Memori; Centre. The concert, which altracte a large audience, featured th orchestra, in the first half o the program, under its ne conductor Lucien Ncedham From the moment he mounte the podium there was no doub he was in command and th. the orchestra was in profes sional hands. The concert opened with th Overture to The Secret Mar riage by Cimarosa. The wo: was well-played with the or chestra responding with con siderable flexibility. Some i the quicker articulations wer not in perfect ensemble anc the eternal problem of intona lion reared its ugly head on occasion. The major work of the eve ning for the orchestra was the Symphony No. 38 in D majo by Mozart. This work, a prod net of Mozart's later years was a challenge for conductoi and orchestra, and despite its several flaws in performance LLOYD G. DANIEL Moving To Calgary? CAU ME TO SEE OUR COMPUTE SELECTION OF FINE HOMES. DAWSON REALTY 430 ACADIA DRIVE S E CALGARY 30 253-7731 it was a musical success. The slow introduction to the first movement was well-ban died, but the entrance of thi first theme of the allegro was nearly lost in the shuffle. A fine orchestral balance was carefully maintained through out. Toward the end of the movement a thematic dialogue between high and low strings slipped for a moment into an argument, but a firm trumpe: entrance established order. The second movement of the symphony is long and leisure- ly, and demands sustained mu- sicianship. Although individual sections were frequently play- ed quite well, the movement as a whole seemed to drag on too long and contain just enough flaws in intonation and ensem- ble to distract from the quisite whole. The last movement was an un- qualified success. The orches- tra caught its energetic and basically joyous spirit and turned out some fine ensemble playing. The final orchestra work was Johann Strauss' waltz, Seal fund now at 68 per cent The Lethbridge and District Cinsmen TB Christmas Seal und has reached 68.1 per cent of its objective. At the 22nd opening of re- urns S775 swelled the coffers o This compares with in 1969; in 1968' and in 1967. Provincial figures for the xjriod ended Nov. 27 showed at 50.fi per cent of s objective; Medicine Hat at 3.5 per cent of its ob- ective; Calgary at 55.3 per ent of its objective; ilmonlon at 53.2 per cent of ts objective; Cardston 16.6 per cent of its objec- ve; and Brocks at 51.8 per ent of its S2.9CO objective. The rovince had reached 50.9 per ent of its objective. Wire, Women, and Song. Th performance was one of per feet taste. Every aspect of th subtle musicianship require for the basically simple wor was carefully looked after. The second half of the pro gram was a change of pace a well as a change of perform ing groups. The Lethbridgi Symphony Chorus under tin able direction of Walte Goerzen sang a variety o works ranging from Bayreut to Broadway. The first group include; Deep River. The Eyes of Al Wait Upon Thee by Berger an< Hail Bright Abode by Wagner Despite the lack of men (onlj throe tenors) the chorus sanj wdth good balance and blend Occasional forcing could be de tected in the tenor and bass sections, and the highest so prano notes evidenced some tightness. Of the three the Berger work was the best per- formed. Guest soloist soprano Katie Johnson appeared next on the program with three selections [rom the Youth's Magic Horn by Mahler. Miss Johnson displayed a "ine musicianship coupled with i lively and expressive per- ionality capable of captivating lie audience. Her voice clear and flexible and appears -0 have considerable potential. It was unfortunate that the piano lid was raised and the resulting increase in sound caused some cov.ering of the Joyous Christmas Song by Javaert, Glory to God in the fighest by Pergolesi and Do You Hear What I Hear by ligney formed the next group )y the chorus. Articulation in the Pergolesi was not always as clear as it should be. Evelyn Mills and Mary Thomson were featured nest in two duets. Their two voices, bolh dark in color, made an ef- fective blend. The evening ended with the chorus singing selections from Rodgcrs and Hammerstein. There is no doubt that the au- dience went away well-enter, tained. ALUMINUM SCREEN AND STORM WINDOWS and DOORS Phone FREE FESTIMATES JONES ROOFING 328-5745 lelhbridgo Jim Easton got a Commerce Bankplan and separated the boys from the boys. Jim had four rambunctious boys and only one room for them (o sleep in. Now, he needed (o (urn (He TV room into another bedroom. His first move was to the Commerce. Where he asked for a Bankplan loan. 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