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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETHBRIDCE HERAIO Saturday, July 15, 1975 Soaring is freedom, solitude and joy a timeless experience anes cruise south skies By LARRY DENNETT Herald Staff Writer CLARESHOLM Poor weather conditions and one mi- nor accident have hampered the Western Canadian Sports AWARD WINNER 7] ART WIUMS Mr. Kcllh Biclterlon, Area Manager of Engineered Hornet, Lethbridge, is pleai- to anncunca that Mr. Willmi of tho Lethbridge Area Branch of Engineered Home) has been named Top in Canada for tho monlh of May, 1972. Mr. Willmi is a very worthy re- cipient of the May bonui prile with a tola! of 10 new home lales in that month equalling a volume In ex- nu of Soaring Championships irhicli are scheduled to conclude this afternoon at the airport here. The week-long sailplane-fly- ing competitions which started Monday are sponsored by the Alberta Soaring Council, Tliis year's competitions were the first of their kind to be held in Western Canada, Competitors in the event in- clude representatives of soaring dubs from Cardston, Clares- holm, Calgary, Edmonton, Re- gina and Vancouver, and total- led 12 pilots, with ground crews of three persons per craft. At press time this morning Dan Pandur, a competitor from the Edmonton Soaring Club, re- mained in St. Michael's Gener- al Hospital for observation of back and shoulder injuries re- ceived in a sailplane crash Thursday at Lclhbridge. Another pilot said Pandur ap- parently misjudged his altitude for the last run of his flight to Kenyou Field. "He ran out of altitude too soon, was confront- ed by a powerline and a fence and tried to make a steep turn to avoid hitting he said. "When he attempted to turn he was too low and he hooked a wing tip in a plowed field about a mile from the end of the runway. His sailplane cart- wheeled and came to rest up- said another pilot. MONDAY The flying contests, called tasks, Included a trip of about 120 miles over a course from the Claresholm airport to a des- ignated point over DeWinton and back to the airport. Nine high performance sail- planes took part in the event. A WHOOP-UP DAYS SPECIAL! JULY 14th to 21st CIGARETTES ALL POPULAR BRANDS KING SIZE AND REGULAR CARTON 54.55 GREEN'S POP SHOP 544-13 STREET NORTH "THE HOME OF THE tOf CIGARETTES" competition official said fol lowing launching several pilots were forced to return to the airport and be relaunched be cause they couldn't find any good thermal activity. A shorter task for low perfor- mance gliders was also con ducted between Claresholm ant Parkland and return. The course covered a distance ol about 37 miles. Three gliders participated. Ths torn sailplane refers to high performance non-powerec aircraft- Glider means a less sophisticated craft. TUESDAY Six out of nine competitors completed Tuesday's task. A task official said only min- or problems had been encount- ered by the first few crafts to be launched and only a "few relaunchings" were needed. The high performance sail- plane task covered a distance of about 125 miles, from Clares- holm to Nobleford to Milo and return. The sport class, or glider task, covered a course of about 45 miles. Dave Marsden, Edmonton, flying a special design all metal sailplane valued at about lead all other compet- itors and set a task time of 53 miles per hour. His time was so fast he arrived at the finsh gate only seconds after his ground crew. Horse film on Monday The first in a series of four films on the American horse is scheduled lor Monday at the Lethbridge Community College, sponsored by the school of con- tinuing education. The 28 minute color film prepared by the American Sad- dle Breeders Association, de- picts scenes of various show horses, parade horses, horses on a Colorado ranch, cutting, rop- ing, barrel racing, buggy rac- ing and a FFA (Future Farm- ers of America, similar to 4-H) trail ride. The film will be shown In Room 7 of the Kate Andrews Building at p.m. An LCC spokesman said the other three films in the series will be presented later this month and next. Tho Alberlci Elki Association is pleasocl to announce thn winner of 1hn Truck-Camper rofflo Mr. Arnold "Red" Ervin of Lethbridrje fon tho Pre- tontlng Mr. Ervin with the keys Io the unit arc Doug Roadhouso (centre) and Brian Dillonback (on tho officers in Iho Alberto Elks Associalion. The ground a-ew maintained sight and radio contact for nearly the entire race. WEDNESDAY Wednesday's task covered a triangular pattern from Clares- holm to Champion to Fort Mac- leod and return for a course distance of about 09 miles. Bad weather conditions and thunder storms prevented three pilots from leaving the field. The sports class competition was cancelled. THURSDAY Thursday's task to Leth- bridge ended with Dan Pan- dur's mishap. The task scheduled for Fri- day was cancelled when thun- der storms and heavy cloud layers prohibited satisfactory thermal build-up. SATURDAY As with all other tasks during the competition, today's task was to remain a secret of the task committee until a pilot's meeting scheduled for about noon. Weather permitting, all craft were to be on the runway and ready for launching at about 1 p.m. All craft were to fly through a "gate" or predeter- mined corridor at an altitude of less than feet. The winner of the task is the first to cross another gate on the runway at the Claresholm airport, after having passed over and taken a "register" photograph of each turning point. The conclusion of the task will be determined by tha weather conditions and the skill of the individual pilots. A judge of the competition said the final scores and names of the winning pilots will be an- nounced early next week. Massive fire climax of movie H.T KUDY HAUGKNHUKR Ilcrnld Staff Wriler The Vancouver-based Pacific Rim Films production of "Out" near Spring Coulco suggests the maturing of the Canadian film industry is a long way off. A story about a turaed-on disc jockey who announces from a country house in Any- where, North America, and his girl friend shows even a major Canadian film production isn't enough to support Canadian actors. Only a handful of ac- tors and actresses were used. On-site filming of the production wrapped up this morning with the camera crews heading towards Vancouver for clean up shots. Then it's back on the job-hunting scene for everyone. Friday night's activity en- compassed the burning of the farm house from which the disc jockey worked. But Palti Oatman, a well- proportioned, attractive 22- year-old currently working out of Toronto has high hopes for the Canadian film industry. In her first film, Patti por- trays the part of the disc jockey's girl friend-lover. While the lead actor is an American, the co-star is Leth- bridge-born Scott Hylands. Scott, who hasn't been back in southern Alberta since the age of one-month, doesn't think the Canadian film industry has much (money) going for it now. The industry, in Its current state, doesn't have enough fi- Army handles lost children The Salvation Army will again be looking after children who lose their way at the Whoop Up Days festival next week. The Army will maintain a first-aid station across the hall- way from the police station at the Exhibition Pavilion. Parents should inquire at the first aid station for their missing chil- dren. nancial backing to support Ca- nadian actors, lie says. In contrast io Palli who plans to spend most of her career in Canada, Scott will heart hack to his Los Angelas base "because of the money." Identifying himself as a gyp- sy, he'll act in Canada when- ever there are good-paying parts and will, in fact, move if the industry ever ma- tures to the state where it's capable of adequately support- ing professional film actors. "Out" should be seen In North American movie houses within a year if all goes well. Olher on-site Alberta shots were taken at various locations in Lethbridgc and Magralh. The .script was written by noted Canadian playwright Bill Fruel, produced by Jim Mar- gellos, of Vancouver, and di- rected by David Acomda. The film has a liberal sprin- kling of sex, including a nude scene of the stars riding double on horseback. The end of a half-million dollars Parade starts at Monday Hopefully the weather will be hot and sunny Monlay, so the thousands of parade viewers can don their hats, not just for the spirit of Whoop-Up Days, but also to keep the sun off their heads. And on top of that, everyone seems to prefer to watch par- ades in the sunshine than in the rain. The parade will take its usu- al route again this year, wind- ing through the crowd-filled major streets of downtown LeUihridge. The parade will assemble on Light horse show comes to an end The fourth and final day of -he Lethbridge and District Light Horse Show ended Fri- day, with jumping, gymkhana and junior classes. The Roiry Memorial Trophy, donated by the McKenna fam- ly, was won by Iron Cap, owned by Bill Stronski of and ridden by Connie Stronski. Kile-liar Beaver owned by Michael Shea, Calgary, picked up a first in the junior halter class, a first in the junior rein- jig class and a second in Eng- ish equitation. Iron Cap won two seconds and a first in tho day's cvenls. A first was won in the gymk- lana junior barrel race, and seconds were taken in the jun- or halter class, and the junior reining class. Two firsts and a second were .aken by Joker's Black Pepper, owned by Maxine Lcthbrldge. The firsts were won in the junior bareback riding, and the junior western equita- tion, and the second in English equitation. Red Pepper, owned by Rarry Gillies, Fcrnie also took two firsts and a second. The firsls were In English equitation ami junior jumping, and the second was In junior bareback riding. Two firsts were won by Li'l Injun owned by Maxine Mc- Kenna, Lethbridge, in the ride and lead gymkhana event and the rescue race. Toy, owned by Bonnie Ball, Lethbridge, took a first in the senior gymkhana pole bending, and a first in the gymkhana senior saddle up race. Red, owned by Brian Ball, Lethbridge took a first in Eng- lish equitation and a second in junior jumping. A first and a second were taken by Squirrely owned by Hans Hansma and Sons, Gran- um. The first was in junior western equilallon. and the sec- ond in junior bareback riding. Kel Janelle, owned by Sunny Glen Farms, Vulcan, look a first in junior bareback riding and a second In junior western equitation. Dill Stronski's Sargic's Belle Starr took a first in the saddle horse and pony halter class and a second In junior western equitation. Brown Mouse, owned by Heather Brmllcy, Barons look a first in junior gymkhana pole bending and a second In gymk- hana rescue race. 7th and 8th Ave N. facing 13th St. At a.m. the parade will wind its way southward down 13th St. until it gets to 3rd Ave. S. Then it will turn right and continue down 3rd Ave. until it gets to 5th St. S. It will then turn left, go down 5th St. and turn left onto 4th Ave. S. the parade will then follow 4th Ave. until llth or 12th St. where it will disperse. Local Sesame winners Nine southern Albcrtans are winners in the Sesame Street name the character contest. The name Preston Changeo, zany new character in the comic strip which appears daily in The Herald, was selected from names submitted by readers. Other suggestions included Shapespeare, Lon Changey, Ar- chie Boinker and Clyde 0. Scope. The southern Alberta win- ners, who will receive prizes in the form of Sesame Street edu- cational games, puppots, books and posters are: Dennis Wol- lersheim. Milk River; Lori Rolfe, Milk River; Perry Neu- eld, 1414 15th St. N., Lcth- Beverly Burcliak, 628 22nd St. N., LethbridRe; James Irvin, 71P, 24th St. N., Lethbridge; D o n i s e Anidt. Tabor; Michelle Golia, 537 16th St. N., Letlibridgc; Lorcn Calpas, 1926 22nd Avo. S., Leth bridge and Mrs. A. Fleming, Colcman. Kinytand, nMrance INSURANCE IS JUST NOT PART OF OUR BUSINESS -IT IS OUR ONLY BUSINESS Phone 327-3009 CONN VAN HORNE JACK WARBURTON S07A 7th STREET SOUTH Approved Chinook Fibreglass Septic Tanks SOLD AND INSTALLED BY SUBWAY SEPTIC TANK SERVICE LTD. "YOUR PIPE AND FITTING EXPERTS" For information contact PAUL'S PLUMBING 178 North M.M. Drive, Lethbrdige Phone 326-2298 HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9lh SI. S. Phono 328-1778 We Aro Pleased to Announco That wo tiro now tha official Dcalcn for L.D.S. Books, Missionary and Genealogical Supplies For tho 151st Quorum of 70'i Wo have a largo Inventory of Booki and Suppllil, with ompla trtm parking to mako your ihopplnp convonlnnt to you. 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