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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Monday, January 18, 1971 Seal fund nearing $26,000 objective The Lethbridge and District Tuberculosis Christmas Seal Fund is on the threshold of meeting its 1970 objective of $26,000. Up to Thursday, the seal fund had collected $25,582, just $418 short of its target. The collected sum amounts to more than 98 per cent of the objective. Donations as of Jan. 14 in the 1967 camp a i g n were $26,237, beating out this year's sum, but the 1970 campaign has collect ed more than the same date's 1969 amount of $25,083 and the 1968 amount of $24,164. Closing date for the current campaign is Jan. 31. Funds collected by the Lethbridge and district seal fund are used for research and prevention of tuberculosis, lung cancer, emphysema and other respiratory diseases. Money is also set aside for study of air pollution and its health hazards. Banks start new system of charging Chargex, a charge-card system backed by four national banks, is expected to begin operations in 10 Alberta centres, including Lethbridge, late this month. The system, based in Vancouver for the western provinces, will become fully operational to the public by the end of March. Chargex, currently used in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, is operated through the Royal Bank of Canada, Canadian Imperial Bank of Com-1 Another Lethbridge residence merce, Toronto-Dominion Bank j has been chosen as the pro-and the Banque Canadienne j posed location for a group home for young people and approval for it is to be sought at the Jan. 27 meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission. A previous request by the department of social development to use an existing residence on Scenic Drive as a home for youngsters who cannot function in larger institutions w a s refused by the MPC after neighbors objected. The new location is 1711 Lake-mount Blvd. Residents of the area will be informed and will have a chance to make their views known. Residence location is chosen Nationale It is expected to be in use throughout the province by 1972. A Royal bank official in Lethbridge said merchants will probably be contacted by salesmen by late January. The system would allow customers to employ one charge account for all businesses subscribing to Chargex, in place of the present method of using a different card for each firm. One-act festival postponed again The Allied Arts Council's pro-1 Aside from one  act plays, posed festival of one  act plays the non  competitive festival has been postponed again, this | is open to readings, excerpt! time to mid-May, in place of the scheduled date of Jan. 29. The festival, originally planned for September, was first postponed to January because of lack of entries. This was attributed to a tie - up of amateur dramatic personnel in My Fair Lady. The second postponement, to May 20 and 21, has been set to allow Lethbridge and district groups more time for rehearsal. The January date was deemed too close to the Christmas break. The festival was not planned for February, March or April because of music, dance and theatre events already scheduled. At least two plays have been promised for the festival, to be held in the Yates Memorial Centre, and more are expected. The plays, Ah-Tush-Mit, directed by Christine Puhl, and Goin' To Town, directed by Ruby Pierson, are in rehearsal. Lethbridge Youth Theatre has also promised an entry. from plays, children's theatrr and other dramatic formats. Any group or individual wishing to participate should contact the arts council at the Bowman Arts Centre. Festival here on Jan. 31 Folkstone - a folk - singing festival sponsored by the Lethbridge Community College students' council - will be held at the Yates Memorial Centre Jan. 31. Talent from across Canada has been booked for the event,  and two concerts lasting 2V4 hours each will be presented. Entertainers will include Russ Thornberry, originally from Texas; Paul Hann, originally from England and now living in Ontario; Dee Higgins, from Toronto; and Humphrey and the Dump Trucks, from Saskatchewan. The festival is open to the public, and tickets will go on sale later in January. Your NEW Authorized Dealer for . . . JEEP TRUCKS AND STATION WAGONS UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. Cor. 3rd Ave., 3rd St. S. Phone 327-1418 ANOTHER FIRST BIRTHDAY - Richard (Dick) Ward, a Lethbridge resident since 1911 started all over again Sunday with his first birthday - first of his second century, that is. Family and friends dropped by the Edith Cavell Nursing Home Sunday afternoon for his birthday party, and many district oldtimers sent their regards. Mr. Ward was born in Leigh, in Lancashire, England in 1870. In Lethbridge he worked for the old Campbell, Wilson and Pitfield food wholesaler, he hauled coal and finally was a coach cleaner for the CPR. He was predeceased by a son, John, killed at the end of the First World War, and by his wife, in 1923. His two other children were Mrs. Elizabeth Cristie, 1831 5th Ave. N., and Mrs. Sadie Fraser, 806 18th St. N. He also has nine grandchildren, 30 greatgrandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren - 44 descendants. Two-piano team enchants audience Raymond residents city workers According to a survey undertaken by a University of Lethbridge geography class, about a quarter of the population of Raymond, 30 miles south of Lethbridge, work in Lethbridge. The class project, supervised by Dr. E. E. Miller, U of L geography department chairman, had an 82 per cent response to its questionnaire. in the 376 households responding to the survey, of 457 contacted, 327 persons were employed full-time and 77 persons part-time or occasionally. Of the full-time work force, 23 per cent work in Lethbridge, 63 per cent in Raymond and about eight per cent in the Raymond district. Others worked ii other southern Alberta communities. The survey also showed that 15 per cent of the full-time workers were in professional occupations, 22 per cent were managers, proprietors and officials, 37 per cent clerical, trade and semi-skilled and 26 per cent unskilled. By DEAN BLAIR Saint-Saens. The work was per- _ .______.___- r,,fv formed with fine and sensitive B^-r-urass -�-tj�j? j�e enchanted a sizable audience at CO-OPERATIVE Y.W.C.A. AND their Overture Concert appearance in the Yates Memorial Centre Saturday night. Arriving in Lethbridge with their two pianos late in the afternoon for the evening concert, the duo's introductory remarks revealed a frozen carburetor, a blizzard and the loss of a truck wheel, all in the last couple of days' travel. But the show must go on, and a good show it was. dementi's Sonata in B flat, Op. 12 for two pianos opened the evening and revealed a pair of pianists well-matched in technique and musical taste. There were, however, occasional wrong notes in the first movement and a certain lack of evenness in some of the runs in the final movement. The second work on the program, and perhaps the most substantial, was the well-known Variations on a Theme of Beethoven, Op. 35 in E flat, by and contained some stunning moments. A slight ensemble problem in the repeated chord variation, a missed note in an arpeggio or two, and perhaps a bit of rushing in the finale scherzo were only minor flaws that could not really mar a musically-shaped and well-executed performance. The second half of the program began with a series of seven short works by an assortment of composers entitled A European Tour Through Music. These works varied greatly in compositional quality, and this reviewer questions the artificial contrivance of a travelogue in the presentation of a musical program. Despite differences in quality among the works the artists handled them all with musical taste and care. The gem among them, of course, was Bach's Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring. The musical tour ended in some geographical confusion with an arrangement of a Nor- thumbrian folk song by Canadian, Thomas Austen. The arrangement was effective for the two pianos, but a more substantial work by a Canadian might have served better. Darius Milhaud's three-movement Scaramouche closed the program, and came off as the best performance of the eve- ning. The exuberant outer movements were performed with sparkling vitality and the middle Modere movement, with appropriate musical subtlety. Editors note: Dean Blair is associate professor of music at the University of Lethbridge. Hearings on hotel January 25 Public hearings related to the high-rise hotel development in Shoppers' World are to be held Jan. 25. One of the hearings is part of the process of re zoning two residential lots north of the site that are to be incorporated into the parking lot. The other concerns closing a lane in the same area. Developer Art Batty says work has started on the mechanical and electrical plans and construction should begin in March. Butlin heads construction association Jack Butlin was elected president of the Lethbridge Construction Association at the group's annual meeting. Past president Is Clara Malmberg. Other officer! elected are Joe Gillett, vice-president; Ken Hudson, second vice-president and Roger Hedea-strom, secretary-manager. Directors for the coming year are Burt Pfizenmaier, Dor a n Johnson, Bill Taylor, Jack King, Fred Parrott, Del Palmer, Dick Rittenhouse, John Edwards, Charlie Morrice, Gordon Davidson, Brian Quittenbaum, George Surbey, Pat Tompkins, James Hill, Heinz Gobelhart and Casey Schalk. Guest' speakers at the meeting were Bruce Campbell, president of the Alberta Construction Association, Tony Bast, labor relations officer of the Alberta Construction Labor Relations Association, and Morley Tanner, president of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce. Present at the meeting was Gordon Alexander, general manager of the Alberta Construction Association of Edmonton. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bid*. 32M0fS PARKS and RECREATION PROGRAMS YOGA - Due to Monday night classes being filled, two new clauei will be scheduled for Wednesday evenings, ladies' - 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mixed Classes - 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. There are several vacancies in the Tuesday and Thursday morning classes. Boxing Room Civic Centre Feet - $8.00 - 10 Weeks CREATIVE DANCING - To be rescheduled from Saturday mornings to Tuesday afternoons, starting Tuesday, January 19, preschoolers 3:30-4:30, and 6-8 years 4:40-5:30 p.m. Feet - $2.00 - 10 Weeks In Gym No. 2 of the Civic Centre KEEP FIT AND SWIM - A new Keep Fit class held at Senator Buchanan School on Wednesday evenings from 8-9 p.m. Fee: - $2.50 - 10 Weeks Civic Centre Keep Fit and Swim classes starting Monday, January 18 - Keep Fit 7-8, 8-9, Swim 8-9 and 9-10. Tuesday, January 19, and Thursday, January 21. Keep Fit 9.-30-10:30, Swim 10:35-11:35 Feet: Keep Fit $2.50 - Swim $5.00 - 10 Week* JUNIOR GYMNASTICS - Allan Watson School - Tuesdays 7-8 p.m. Senator Buchanan School - Wednesdays 7-8 p.m. Wilson Junior High School - Thursday 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feet: $2.00 _ 10 weeks VOLLEYBALL - Hamilton Junior High School on Tuesdays, 8-9 p.m. $3.50 for 10 weeks English classes for New Canadians, Bridge, Synchronized 5wimming and Youth Groups see Y.W.C.A. NEWS. For further information an any of the above Programs contact the YWCA - Phone 327-2284 Jan. 31 deadline for Science Fair S o u t h ern Alberta students wishing to participate in the annual Lethbridge Regional Science Fair must file entry forms by Jan. 31. Forms are available from all high school science teachers or from Dr. L. E. Lutwick of the Lethbridge Research Station. The fair will be held March 20 and 21 at the Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion. Dr. J. B. Bole, publicity chairman for this year's fair, said many students are already conducting studies which will form the basis for their exhibits. Information, assistance and equipment can be obtained from science teachers or from researchers at the University of Lethbridge or the Research Station. Cash prizes are awarded to junior and senior high school students in the biological and physical science categories and in oral and mathematics com petitions. Exhibits may be en tered by individuals or groups of students. Four exhibitors from the Lethbridge fair will be selected to compete in the Canada-wide Science Fair to be held in Edmonton this year. The science fair is sponsored by the Lethbridge branch of the Agricultural Institute of Can ada and the Alberta Institute ol Agrologists. COIN-OP DRY CLEANING at a Real Saving!  8 lbs- and Over OTl* For only .......... lb. 0/It  WE ACCEPT ANY QUANTITY  ASK ABOUT OUR VOLUME DISCOUNT  FULLY ATENDED MONDAY THRU FRI., ASSISTED ON SAT. When unattended use our self-service privilege See you at- The BIG Launderette 1263 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-9115 The Lethbridge Herald PEOPLE AND PLACES QUIZ PART I  NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer. 1 The province of.. ? �> STUDENTS Valuable Reference Material For bum* ANSWERS ON REVERSE PAGE ;