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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, December 22, 1970 NOVEL GIFT TO NEEDY The intermediate department of First United Church Sunday school in Lethbridge gathered for the Cup of Milk fund and chose this novel woy to deliver it, using the familiar Christmas star. Work on the new city stores j is1, is; was awarded in late Septem-1 tegrated and Wilson airg-j, Jeivisli festival starts lodav complex at 280 5t.h St. N. is her to Smith Bros. progressing on schedule. of Calgary when they tendered The contract for the project j the low bid of and also offered a completion date con- siderably earlier than the other five firms bidding on the job. It is expected the project will be finished by the end of Feb- ruary ,as planned. The build- ing is now substantially en- closed. The exterior walls arc up and the overhead doors on site, ready for installation. Jewish residents of southern Alberta join Jews around the world at sundown today for the eight day observance of Hanukkah. also known as the Festival of Lights. Hanukkah com memcrates the victory more than 2.000 years ago of a small band call- ed the Maccabees over a Syrian tyrant. Tradition says the Macca- bees, part of whose story is told in the Apocrypha, found a lamp with oil for only one day About one-half of the floor slab has been poured. Tlie new complex will be in- RED CROSS DIRECTOR Bill Harker, who was born and received liis early education in Magrath, has been appointed director of branch organization with the first stage, completed, which in- cludes the equipment pool and service garage and bus barns. Space will be provided for city stores, public works, water works and electrical depart- ment, all of which have been in temporary quarters. School out Wednesday for 14 days All Lethbridge students will be dismissed Wednesday at noon for their M-day Christmas vacation. Students return to school Jan. 7 to start the spring, 1971 sem- ester of the divided school year. Teachers return Jan, 5, for two days of preparation work and meetings. An exception is students at the Lethbridge Collegiate Insli- tuic, who also return Jan. 5, since they had a late start in the fall semester. University and college stu- dents ended then- fall semester last fines for shooting illegally Park wardens and RCMP kept close watch on the boundaries of Waterton Lakes National Park during the recent limiting season. Magistrate Lloyd Hudson lined Robert Stewart and Steve Heninger, both of Cardston, S150 and costs each f o r illegally shooting a deer Nov. 17. Their irearms were confiscated for me month. Karl Passek and Eric Hirsch- man, both of Calgary, were fined and costs for carrying unsealed firearms he park. George Demers, Chris Chris- m and Garry Hodge, all ol jethbridge, were eached finer 50 and costs for attempting to tea] the Canadian flag from he park's administration bullri- ng and a warden's residence n Nov. 14. At least two other eases are cheduled to corne up in mag- strate's court at P i n c h e r reek this week. WENDY GRIGG, DAVE BURROWS Maria and Capt. Van Trapp usical leads to Grigg., Burrows success has prepared as _they were cleansing and_re- fer the Alberta Northwest Ter- port for-Ule 19j0 the program and stated the sum mer program accomplished it; major objectives. The program consisted of fun youth dedicating the temple in Jer- j ritories division of the Canadian "BuTthe lamp burned for M Cross. Mr. Barker was an eight days, giving rise to the alr force instructor at Clares- custom of lighting candles dur-1 holm 1351-57 as part of the ing the holiday. j Canadian NATO program. WEST Trucklocid Sale of Fresfi Fish cini Will Be Held At Tuesday, Dec. 22 and Wednesday, Dec. 23 From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m We pause in Ihe bustle of this jolly season to greet our denr friends The Lethbridge community fered leadership and siropu'es summer program committee to the Dorothy Gooder School statistical re summer program, sponsored the area and regional competi- tions for the first southern Al- berta games, established a drop-in centre at Fleetwood School, offered a boys' basket- ball program, provided funds for leathercraft instruction and rn overnight camping expe- rience for members of the drop-in centre, arranged for needy children to attend day programs, and, with the Leth- bridge Movie Makers Club, produced a 40-minute film of the summer program. In brief, a comparison of 1970 attendance totals as compared to 1969 totals: In 1970, 592 children attended he two day camps, Henderson and Park Lake, as compared to 505 in 1969. Fun club attendance was up >y more than in 1970. In 969, children attended as compared to in 1970. At- endance for each fun club was established by taking an actual count once per day. Attendance in 1970 for addi- ional summer programs were as follows: charm school, 28; cance instruction, seven; hay ride, 60; boys' basketball, four cams; diving instruction, 29; irchery instruction, 12; Sunday concerts, average 400 per :oncert (11 parents' light (fun clubs) 350; and Hcetwood drop-in centre, aver- ge 30 per day. Adams drop-in entre averaged 40-50 per day. A total of 135 athletes repre- ented the city of Lethbridge at le regional competition held in j 'inchor Creek during tho sum- j ner. j clubs, day camps, youth pro- grams, special events and so- cial activities. The report marks the com pletion of the second year o! the joint community summer progranr. This year, the parks and recreation department un- dertook the administration. There were 46 staff member! whose qualifications ranged from fourth year recreation majors to senior high school students. Two-thirds of council- lor staff positions were occu- pied by university students, who had either a major or lack-ground hi one or more "ields of the social sciences. In 1970, in addition to the ba- :ic activities, the program of- The Management And Staff Of The 328 5th Street S. Lethbridge Wendy Grigg has been cas in the leading role of Maria and Allan Burrows, in the role of Captain Von Trapp, for the forthcoming Winston Churchii High School production of The Sound of Music. The first lull-length musical by the school. The Sound o! Music will run at the Yates Memorial Centre March 25-27 with a students' night perform- ance March 24. It will also mark the first full- length play produced and di- rected by WCHS drama teacher Ellyn Mells. Miss Grigg, a 17-year-old Grade 12 student, has appeared in My Fair Lady, Sister Angeli- ca and Little Mary Sunshine. Mr. Burrows, 19, will be mak- ing his debut in a major show in The Sound of Music. Special guest will be Lily Latter, Kate Andrews High School music teacher and member of the Teen Clefs, who will take the role of the Mother Abbess. The production calls for a cast of about 75 students, in- cluding 20 principals, most of them in Grade 11. Also appearing in the play will be Pauline Erno as LiesI, the oldest Von Trapp child, Armin Gerstenbuhler as Rolf, Liesl's romantic interest. Albert Araara as the captain's friend, Max Detweiler. Linda Rosen- felt as the captain's fiancee, Elsa Schraeder. and Janet Duce, Ellen Visser and Donna Bagozzi as nuns. First produced on Broadway in 1959, The Sound of Music be- came one of the longest-running musicals in theatre history and was later adapted into the big- best money making movie, beating out the former champ, Gone With the Wind. Based on Maria Augusta Trapp's The Trapp Family Singers, the play concerns the escape of the famous singing family from Austria during the Nazi regime. The music, the last collabora- tion of Rodgers and Hammer- stein before Hammerstein died in I960, includes such hits as These Are a Few of My Favor- ite Things, Climb Every Mountain, Maria, The Sound of Music and Do He Mi. The WCHS production will feature an orchestra of 15-20, directed by Willie Malhis, WCHS music teacher. The set will be designed by Ed Bayly and constructed with the help of the school's art de- partment. Costume designers are Fran Bayly and Jean Warburton, and choreographer, Muriel Jolhffe. Dormaar president Dr. John F. Dormaar has been elected president of the Lethbridge centre of the Ar- chaeological Society of Alberta. Past presidents for 1971 will be J. H. Carpenter and Jin Cousins. Patron of the associa Lion is Senator James Glac stone, of Cardston and th Blood Indian reserve. Ralph P. Poelman was elect ed vice president; Mrs. Raj Schuler, secretary; Gordon A Ross, treasurer; Dr. M. G Jesse, publicity director; Association directors: Dr. El >ert E. Miller, Earl Simmonds Vlrs. Charles Tyrrell, John U Ericson, William L. Pelhan and Stephen Prokop. FRED'S BAKERY TMINSTER SHOPPING PLAZA PHONE 327-0877 extend to one and all A Very Merry Christmas W Fred and Aleda Hess and Staff J5 Christmas Bakery Specials! Gingerbread Houses 8.00 Christmas Logs 2.25 Mincemeat Tarts doz 89c Remand given in drug case Vincent Thomas Brown, 21, an American of no fixed abode, was remanded in magistrate's court Monday to Dec. Brown was arrested Dec. 5 and charged with importing marijuana into Canada, illegal- ly entering Canada and po.sses- rion of marijuana for the pur- pose of trafficking. Larry James Merchand, 22, of Victoria, B.C. and Calgary, arrested with Brown, was re- manded to Dec. 2S. Merchand is charged with possession of marijuana. "ij jL Wonder Confectionary i 432 Si. N. Phcnc 32S-54S5 For Your Convenience We Will Remain OPEN CHRISTMAS DAY 2 P.M. to 8 P.M. Merry Qiristmas And A Happy New Year Criminal cases increase in The Lethbridge city police force reports most kinds o criminal activity in Lethbridge show an increase in 1970. There have been crim inal cases so far in 1970, 400 more than in 1969. There was a slight decrease in "offences against the per- son" but there were two cases of non-capital murder, two at- tempted murders and two cases of attempted rape. Theft and related crimes in 1970 increased in some areas as much as 30 per cent. This trend reflects the carelessness of the home owner, the ear driver and the merchant wheri Power peak highest since 1957 The city's electrical distribu- ran system experienced an- other power peak Monday night kilowatts. With the recent cold weather, he city has already surpassed ast winter's peak. Monday's peak, however, exceeded last figure by kilowatts, he biggest increase in the available records, which go back to 1957. The kilowatts repre- ent an increase of 14 per cent over last winter's peak. The previous high was 12.2 per cent in 1968. The lowest in- crease was a jump of only 2.1 per cent in 1965. Of the kilowatts, 00 was generated by the city power plant; was taken rohi Calgary Power Ltd. Kiddies party Kainai.News and the Blood ndian tribe administration ,affs have combined forces to ut on a special Christmas srty for about 200 children 'ednesday at 7 p.m. There will be a Santa Claus, reats and a gift exchange. their property is concerned, ac- cording to a 1970 police report. The Lelhbridge city police investigated 200 drug cases and of these, 45 were brought to court. The value of the illicit drugs seized in 1970 amounted to There was one death, twelve attempted suicides and nine persons hospitalized, all as a result of drug abuse. Traffic enforce m e n t under new and more astringent drink- ing and driving laws resulted in the smallest increase in motor vehicle accidents in three years. Deaths are down to two from four persons. In- juries are down 18 per cent but property damage was slightly up. The Lethbridge police force presented programs in 1970 to more than 100 groups on police procedure, drugs, traffic and crime. They assisted in re- search projects, supervised so- cial functions, acted as re- source people and conducted tours through the police sta- tion. cheque for retarded The Foothills Association for the Mentally Retarded present- the Lethbridge Association tor the Mentally Retarded with a cheque for at a re- cent meeting in Blairmore. The contribution will be di- rected to the purchase of fur- nishings for the new residence n Lethbridge. The second residence, for >ut of children attend- ng the Dorothy Gooder School, s almost completed and will )e ready for occupancy in Jan- uary. Plans are now being formu- ated by the association for the construction of a residence at Sunrise Ranch, Coaldale. I QUALITY DENTURE I CLINIC I EDDY DIETRICH I Certified Dental Mechanic I Capitol Furniture Bldg. llM PHONE 328-7684M NOTICE TO Att IETHBRIDGE HEBAID DISPLAY ADVERTISERS TO ENSURE THE UTMOST ACCURACY, PROVIDE SUFF.'CIENT LAYOUT AND DESIGN PRODUCTION TIME, AND TO GUARANTEE PUBLICATION ON THE DAY OF YOUR CHOICE YOUR ADVERTISING COPY MUST BE RECEIVED NOT LATER THAN 12 NOON THREE PUBLISHING DAYS PRIOR TO PUBLICATION (IF A PROOF !S REQUIRED) AND NOT LATER THAN 12 NOON TWO PUBLISHING DAYS PRIOR TO PUBLICATION (IF NO PROOF IS REQUIRED) Those requiring proofs are reminded the minimum ad size for delivered proofs is 42 column inches ('A Proofs of ads smaller than 42 column inches will be available for viewing at The Herald until p.m. the day prior to publication. 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