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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE May Band leader makes music for 'fun, never money' TORONTO (CP) Success for Walter Kingsley Ottaway lies in making his audience happy. For more than 60 years, Mr. Ottaway has been maestro of the orchestra he founded in 1933. but it hasn't earned him a dime "Some guys enjoy he says "I've always made music for fun. never money." The only concession he makes to his 87 years is to sit on a stool as he leads the orchestra through rehearsals. "Touch of arthritis, y'know. Very annoying." He came to Toronto from England in 1910 at the age of 23 He already could play the violin, trumpet, piano and banjo, as well as the organ. His first job was as an organ Telegram rate hike proposed WASHINGTON (CP) It may cost more soon to send a telegram from the United States to there is a possibility the cost of the re- ply may increase also. A proposal for a substantial rate increase on U S.-to- Canada messages is part of a complicated package of proposals filed here piecemeal by Western Union with the Federal Commu- nications Commission The telegraph company has said it expects Canadian.Na- tional and Canadian Pacific Telecommunications will re- quest similar rate increases on telegrams sent to the U.S. from Canada The Western Union proposal was filed with the FCC May 15 with the request that it go into effect July 15. "No action has been taken on that aspects of the proposals an FCC spokesman said Tuesday. Western Union is seeking an increase in the daily 15-word telegram rate to from 50 for messages sent less than 650 miles. The company seeks an increase to 50 from for longer distances. In overnight 100-word mes- sages, Western Union seeks a 42-per-cent jump to from for short-distance tele- grams and to from 65 for those going longer dis- tances. In addition, the company seeks various increases in the cost of additional words. The FCC spokesman said one investigation, covering another part of the general over-all proposals, is under way. Depending on how that one comes out, a decision will be made on whether to hold hearings on the proposal for a general a telegram increase sought to apply within the U.S. only. tester in Woodstock, Ont. He still plays the organ every day in his Toronto apartment and often sings to his wife, Lily, whom he married 62 years ago. After his marriage, Walter had an urge to become a pro- fessional musician, but he re- members "in those days you had to be extremely lucky to earn a week as a musician. I'd also become interested in real estate by that time ar.d I stayed with it for the rest of my working life." During the First World War, Mr. Ottaway enlisted as a trumpeter in the band of the 134th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He served as a machine-gunner in France, where he was gassed in a Ger- man attack. In 1917, his band had the honor of being the first to play in Westminster Abbey. The occasion was the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to commemorate the 50th anni- versary of the Confederation of Canada. When Mr. Ottaway formed his own orchestra in 1933, it was "just a bunch of us getting together to have some he said. In a few years, their ranks had swelled to more than 50, and the orchestra was featured in a number of chanty concerts during the Second World War. At present, the Ottaway or- chestra has 35 members, ranging in age from a 16-year- old flautist to their leader who believes he is survivor of the original octet of 1933. The group plays at hospitals, Salvation Army hostels and senior citizens' clubs. The mail is her bag If the U.S. postal service ever holds a contest to determine its most beautiful employee, Brenda Moon, above, would be a logical candidate. She fills a bikini as effectively as she delivers the mail on a route in West Los Angeles. Brenda, 25, is a divorcee and mother of a little girl. She hopes some day to get a job as a facial model for cosmetics. Scope FOOD VALUES Dessert Topping Orange 3% oz., 4 per pkg. 97C Nestle's Puddings Relishes Cheese Slices Kraft singles, 16 oz. 2i79 Angel Food Mix Duncan Mines 14V20Z...... Flour Robin Hood 20 Ib. bag 2 59 Jam Regal Apple and Strawberry. 48 oz. tin Javex for unbleachables 26 oz........... 1 79 1 09 Instant Potatoes Shirnff 18oz. Instant Chocolate Hersheys 2Vz Ib. tin 99 Tomato Juice Libby's 19 or. Pineapple Del Monte sliced crushed tidbits. 14 oz. I25 Velveeta Cheese 915 Kraft. 2 Ib................ ab Grated Cheese Kraft Parmesan. 8 oz. FOODS Waffles AiMJiniiBiBitttrmilk or Blubwry........ 49 Eack Orange Juice RQo Clark's Whole Kernel 12 oz. Macaroni and Cheese, 7 oz. 2 ,.45' LEMONS Large size, each NEW POTATOES California, Ib TOMATOES Canada No. VR> Chocolate CMp, or Peanut Butter WHITEFISH Frozen Whole, Ib. FOWL Cut up trayed, Ib. GROUND BEEF Fresh, regular quality, Ib.................... %f RIB STEAK 129 Grade'A'Beef, Ib............................ SHORT RIBS 7Qo Lean and meaty, fb......................... ROMAINE LETTUCE Each..................____ STRAWBERRIES Rt %av% GRAPES Green, aeeolew, fb. Currie Fine Foods Ltd TV highlights WEDNESDAY MUSIC SPECIAL: The Crazy Comedy Special, 4 p.m., Ch. 11. A lighthearted introduction to classical music. Tim Conway and Ruth Buzzi add to the hijinks. MOVIE DRAMA: Blood Sport, p.m., Ch. 11. Grid action highlights this story which explores the relationship between a high school quarterback and his strict, sports-minded father. Ben Johnson, Gary Busey. 1973, 90 min. ADVENTURE MOVIE: Puppet on a Chain, p.m., Ch. 11. Speedboat chase highlights this yarn about a Dutch narcotics ring. Barbara Parkins, Alexander Knox. hour, 55 min. MYSTERY MOVIE: Ritual of Evil, 9 p.m., Ch. 13. Psychiatrist encounters the unnatural while exploring a wealthy patient's death. Anne Baxter, Wilfred Hyde-Whyte. min. MOVIE DRAMA: Lonely hearts, 12 midnight, Ch. 7. Newspaperman takes his work as a lonely-hearts columnist too seriously. Montgomery Clift, Robert Ryan, Myrna Loy. 1959, 2 hours. THURSDAY MOVIE DRAMA: The Girl in the Kremlin, 1 p.m., Ch. 13. Cloak-and-dagger stuff about Stalin with a new face. Lex Barker, Zsa Zsa Gabor. 1957, 90 mm. PEPSI COLA'S RADIO AND TV LISTINGS Programs are listed by the Radio and Televisor) Stations. Any variation in program schedule is due to last-minute changes by the stations and is not the responsibility of The Lethbridge Herald. 1516-9thAve. S. Open daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m Phone 327-2044 Retired oilman to keep busy TORONTO (CP) Bill Twaits has all but severed his formal connection with Imperial Oil Ltd., but he has no intention of slowing down. After 41 years with the company, the last four as chairman and chief executive officer, he has retired with more than a year to go before the mandatory age of 65. He won't even stay on as a director because "I can't think of anything worse than having a former chief executive looking over the heads of the people running the company." But William Osborn Twaits isn't changing his forthright opinions on controversial subjects that made him probably- Canada's main spokesman for the oil industry. His problem in retirement is not what to do but what not to do. For the time being he is moving into a Bay Street office to set up shop as a business consultant. He is also involved with the British-North American Committee, a group that researches economic issues affecting Britain. Canada and the United States. Recently he was elected a director of Abitibi Paper Co. Ltd. and he remains a director and vice-presjdent of the Royal Bank of Canada. Later this year he goes to a trade conference in Moscow sponsored by the Soviet government and the Stanford Research Institute. And there is a world energy conference in Detroit in September. "I'm not leaving Imperial Oil because I'm mad at Mr. Twaits said in an interview. "I'm not mad at governments or anyone else." But. given time to warm up. he touches on some of the issues that have annoyed him. Like government which is injecting itself more and more into the oil industry. "The economy today is a lot more complex than just cutting down a tree to make a board. "Canadians are living with a political system that does not think 10 years ahead. It's a 19th-century system Oiat is dealing with the 20th-century market ''Sometimes I think Canadians don't know where their affluence came from. It comes from a venturesome spirit and the growth in world trade AVALANCHE BURIES 18 FOIX. France rf AP) A gi- ant avalanche buried an 18- man patrol of Alpine police Tuesday near the ski resort of Ascou in the Pyrenees. Three of the men were kiHed instantly and six others were injured. CHEC 1090 Monday thr Friday b 50 Farm News 7 30 News. Weather, Sports Wednesday 5 00 Probe 1220 6 00 World at Six Thursday 9 00 Checlme 12 30 News 1 00 Gram Prices 5 00 New. 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