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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE IETHBRIOGE HERALD Wedneidoy, December 27, 1972 A review It's jolly good inn for the 7lh year Bv JO WATKI1FIEI.D Exit bcroone laughing pursued by Dame Mnirc-se Lovebce the cast of the Od in tr.a Shoe. at the Yates Memorial Centre ii '.vas the annual Christmas Pantomime written, direct- ed ar.d choreographed by Muriel and ihe cap- acity audience Tuesday night may vote it the best of all. The story Sir.e is slight but it's tenuous trail travels from the Shoe, aboard ship, to the bottom of the sea, to Car.dyland ar.d into the audier.ce cheers and boos turn greet heroes ar.d villains. SITEHB Acd leading all Li the su- perb Frank Feathersiose, a dame of many delights. Topped by a that looks like a Hong Kong reject, skins high to reveal Can- adierme tockey socks his joytul capers dominate the stage yet r.ever overpower his fellow Good performances come from all the principals: Kirk Jensen is crisply com- ic, Linda Johnson sweetly numeric, Alberta Azzarra a dandy pira'.e chief who renounces the skull and cross bones for a ;ob as as- sistant city manner. Brian King is i'n gcod voice is Nepiuiic and tare's a very nice cameo from David Mann as the Candyland gatekeeper. SURPRISE But the pleasantcst sur- prise is Brian V.'slker who shows a flair for light com- edy as the television err.cee who can only offer an all- expense paid (rip to Taber as the grand prize of his game sho'.v. The dance sequences are carried by youth and en- thusiasm and the Undersea ballet is especially effective Carol Jollifie Is obviously a dancer an exciting future and her partner, Mark Litc'r.field. later seen in tap routine, shows a tal- ent that requires only more energy and projection. Lighting by Ed Bayly is uniformly good, although the scenes undersea, espec- ially the ballet, could have used a hint of mystery. The costumes ot Gladys Carson are attractive and the sets by Ed Bayly and Lance Willis fresh and color- rful. OXE SMALL LAG The special effects, the ship in storm, the opening she'll, the sea monster all add excitement. Set changes, except for or.e small lag, are handled quickly. The musical accompani- ment, which must alsrays be attuned to the improvis- ation cf the players, is in the competent hands of Susan Young and Willie Mathis who never hesitat- ed to get into the act. Its all jolly good fun with the law of slander suspend- ed for the season as per- sonalities come in for their share of the gentle gibes. The Old Woman in the Shoe sponsored by the Al- lied Arts Council continues at the Yales tonight, Thurs day and Friday. Only a few tickets remain. Humbug, Bah. Up with Happy Ever After. This ice is (ouch) slippery! Marc Ricou, almost years dd of 619 12th S1. hits the ice Christ- mas sVofes on ihe bottom end and a Bobby Orr Jr. hockey helmet on the top end, on his way to wet pants, o sore rear and the desire for more of Children and parents across Southern A 1 b e r 1 a will be out in full force this trying out aH the toys, games, sporls equip- ment and clothing left by [oily old Santo Clous, Kerber phclos Manpower official differ on unemployment effect Bv WARREN- CARAGATA iv.ere unable to specify a per-: Grande Cache, Alia., and else-; jgther parts cflhe country as th Herald Staff Writer centage.' where. growth area in Southern Alber- Alt'r.ough the economy usual- i Stanley Grocutt. secretary- ta, and this factor helps reduce Iv takes a dov.n-turn in the; treasurer of the United Mine 1 unemployment by creating an winter as construction aid ag- Workers of America, distntf. _13 expandijlg A University of Lethbridge economics professor and a Can- Budget meet today City Council scheduled to! Provision Is also made for meet" today to diicuis ihe 1S73 SI.2 million modifications to ths to 1575 capital budget which city's water distribution system calk for S1L million in ar.d for the construe- lures on major projects. tion of a public library. Included in a budget report Both expenditures are slated from the clfy manager is S9M.-1 for 1S73. 000 a year for the next j 1974> 1975] 51K Ilc..ijr spent on a new bridge to Hal areas'to rep'ace the present j West Lethhridge, if 'he budget overhead system. I is approved. Marquis renovations to he complete March 1 Proper care o! Christmas plants will ensure linger life, according to Brendan Casement of the Alberta Horticultural Re- EC-arch Cer.ter at Brooks. He suggests potting the plants a brisht" light although Lot in sunlisht. At the same time, the plants should be kept cool out of drafts. He said alihough most plants r.ti-ri a considerable amount of lish-. to keep them healthy, the blossoms get ho', atd quici-Jy wilt in direct sunlight. He s'jg- the once a wc-el-: to help maintain even Tr.e ideal temperatures fer plants is usually lo-s-er than that four.d in tte average home. Tr.e p'ar.ts ideally should be put' pr> VH 11 in a bright location where the temperature ranges between 6-5 and 75 degrees during the day j ar.d M to 55 degrees during night. He suggests that during win- ter the temperatures are ally lo'A'er near To ktfcp away from: drafts, do r.ot put them nea MANAGER I a r r y S. Ryan has been appointed manager of ihe Farm Cred- it Corporation's Aiberla branch. Mr. Gsorgs O'Brien ii re- tiring. Mr. Ryan had been existent rr, a n o g e r in choree of lending in fccna for FCC. [ature, art in the number of gional economist for Southern are Dot as pro- finding enough men. A lot of i Alberta, "id in. an nounced' in the district as they men don't want to work under- with The Herald tnat a large; e ground anymore. number of UMmployed people h Pre-Buil Industries and Manpower has only 187 vacan- can, be attractive to an industry j ft ol Manufacturing, both local! on file, mcludong openings wishing to locate in a commun- 1 i trailer manufacturers, are plan- for architects, engineers, industries in the area that take ning to increase their pro- experienced salesman, and 1 ity. But Takashi Ohki, an econ- oniics professor at U of L, said :that generally speaking, Mr. 1 Schackleford's statement is net correct. the "bite out of seasonal un- duvtion itaffs aiterChrisunas. mechanics. employment." The only major employer in i GeraU Litchfield, president of .the district which will lay-off; the Lethbridge and District employees, Canadian Suga. i shifts in the econom usually to S Mr. Litchfieid ertici.d built-' unemployed." traveling skilled people, tog contractors in the city for V.Tien the company is process- not planning their ing beets, it employs from HINDERS i projects to keep men on during to W) people. These employees ,the winter months. are usually farmers who have In fact, Mr. Ohki said, tmern-; ployment hinders economic de- INSIDE "The projects are nrt advanc- some-one is unemploy- ed to aiiw.- the men to Ff the company is completed their duties around the farm. Christmas calls down from Lehthridge-hafx-d long-dis- tance telephone operators were Although unemployment here busy this past Christmas day, is not severe, unemployment' TM tfjsv year, across the country are. Operator-assisted long-dis- Uthbriclje schools this spring. A Calgary group _ called Al- a result, the economy is not func decor ati shop lobby, the decorated. Manager of the hotel, Don Gordon, said that most of the work involves installation of new lighting and carpeting. SEE THE LENS THAT DARKENS IN THE SUNLIGHT (VARIGRAYj has bust season Glacier National Park In the ted States reports the num- j of to the park in one indicator of the ec- onomic cost of unernployme-nt. V.nile the unemployment pic-' immediately, but Gerald Black tempe: althoush water treated through cfnjnty students. a should be avoided, i Tr.e caravan will be set up To drferrnir.e the amount: on Krhool grwivis. It fill be of water rr.ur iirJil ft runs out' toured by F.tafenU and teach- across the country i.- bleak, .more, executive -.-.ce-presirjent. '.ho hole in the fin- Stiifients from Eilrrounding har.ros the tppearanca of the schools will be in to the the park were recorded to the i end of November, an increase i fj{ 6 per cent, to a press release from skilled miners. LAID OFF Five months ago, rn o t of the company's I1F, strip rnin- ers were laid off v.hen strip' mining at G'jlc-man discon- tinued. Most hov.ever did not; have unrlergrouwi However they warn 3rft on s merely an assumption based miriing and construction Mr. Schacldc-ford said large in The number of directory as- sLstance calls fph-one calls raarle to operators for inforrna- ami they projects in Sparaovi, increases in the labor force in; tion) decreased noticeably dur- thft area afe 6> r.ew this Christmas-Bozing Day m Holiday aperators Mr. Kanas'niro sairl 4p4W such CSILS last has a posiitvc imagti in year. THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY 5 ONLY 2-pce. SOFA SUITES or SOFA ONLY OFF PRICE (INTERIORS) LTD. J-PIECE MODERN OOIO SUITE 4 tsoler. Reg. 5495 SPANISH RED CRUSHED VELVET SOFA Reg. 2 PIECE GOIO HESCUION and VINYL SOFA SUITE Reg. STRIPED HERCUION SOfA ONU Reg. S399............................. 2 PIECE COIOMIAL Reg. JS9S PRICE SALE WrttU MOW All sales on above cash and final! HURRY! QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED WATCH FOR OUR JANUARY CLEARANCE SALE OPEN Till 9 P.M. THURSDAY A SELECTION OF CHAIRS CLEARING AT Price i ontr TEAK CONSOLE TABIE Reg. J139 WHITE COlONIAl GIRLS' MDROOM SUITE 54" headboorei and Foolhoord'. Malcn- ing night table. ODDS AND ENDS IN 912 3rd Aye. S. BROKEN SETS CF LAMPS AND TABLES Phone 328-5777 off lo Prico (INTERIORS) LTD. ;