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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LE1HBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, Juno 24, 1972 POLYNESIAN PEARLS Five members of the 10- member Polynesian Pearls display part of their costume worn in their variety performances. The group sings, don- ees and provides musk for the dance which follows. They are currently touring southern Alberta and will appear En Lethbridge Thursday. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mecha Capital Furniture Btdg. I PHONE 328-7684 1 nlc I J Polynesian Pearls to dance here If you're looking for some- thing different and exciting in professional entertainment, the Polynesian Pearls will be in HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9th St. S. Phons 328-1778 We Are Pleased to Announce That we are now the official Dealers for L.D.S. Books, Missionary and Genealogical Supplies For the 151st Quorum of the 70'5 We have a large Inventory of Books and Supplies, with ample free parking to maVe your shopping convenient to you. the city Thursday to provide you with it. The six girls and four men in the group are members of two families originally from Tonga Fiendly Island in the South Pacific. They are now residents of Salt Lake City, Utah. The entertainers are Ana, Weldon, Gary and Danny Sil- lito; Satek Fakalata; and Elsie, Tila, luni, Bose and Lei- lam Wolf gram m. Weldon Sillito is also manager of the group. The Polynesian Pearls per- form regularly weekends at a restaurant in Salt Lake City during the winter months. Their summers have been spent on ex- PHOTOGRAPHERS PORTRAIT WEDDING COMMERCIAL SAME CONVENIENT LOCATION 710 3rd AVE. S. A. E. CROSS STUDIO 328-0111 PHONES 328-0222 FREi Carrier air conditioning ESTIMATE Call 328-5978 Today While you hold the line, we'll give you a free estimate of what it will take to air condition your home. HERE ARE TYPICAL LOW PRICES The Compact TIM Round One tensive tours of the U n i t e c States and Western Canad since they moved to Salt Lak six years ago. The group offers a yariet show that includes singing dancing and playing instru ments guitar, drum, bas drum, ukelele and tooele. Dances are performed in a Polynesian styles, those of Ta hiti, Hawaii, Tonga, Samoa an 'loari. The two hour show end. with a dance accompanied b he Wplfgramm Sisters' Bane The girls play .all types music and welcome requesl rom the audience. The elaborate costumes fo :heir performances are mac by the group from materials sent from the island. The Polynesian Pearls, have performed frequently i such large centres as San Fran clsco, Sacramento, Las Vegi Mid Los Angeles, also appea in smaller towns. They have just complete! shows in Taber, Hosemarj Lundbreck, Medicine Hat, Fo Macleod and ClaresholJi Brooks and Raymond are of their next stops and the will be performing at th Waterloo Lakes Pavilion t night. Appearances In Calgary, E' monlon and Vancouver ai scheduled for later this sur mer. This is their second visit southern Alberta. They appear ed in 1969 at the Park PI; Molor Hotel and the Lethbridg Community College while the city. The Polynesian Pearls w give a performance 8 p.i Thursday at the Stake Centre. Tickets are aval able at Doug's Music an Sports, Thriftway Drugs Stubbte Pharmacy, and als at the door. Wayne and Shuster meet the south ,y MARLEN'F, COOKSKAW Herald Sfaff Writer tf someone's been in the pro- sslonal entertainment world 22 years, and his television jedals slill receive top rat- ?s, he's got to have some- ing going for him. Canada's comedy team of ayne and Shuster still retains s popularity, and the duo's re- ption by crowds while in uthern Alberta Friday proves ey're still going strong here. Hundreds, mostly ypung peo- e, showed up in spite of the eavy rain to welcome the men and collect autographed pic- res. Wayne and Shustcr were in e area to open Gulf Service entres in Claresholm and Vul- 10. It seems the two were origin- lly much more fascinated with ie newspaper business than iie entertainment world. They ere co-editors of the Univer- ty of Toronto's Varsity, aily student paper. We just couldn't seem to ke it in that they ex- lained. With their success evidenced y a record 67 appearances on he Ed Sullivan show, they ave never done.a weekly ser- es. Frank Shuster still express- d their feelings about It. "We were made a fantastic ffer about 10 years ago to do in American television series fohnny and I both had the ame feelings on it; "We both preferred to be dur able entertainers rather than ast four or five years and hav t end. You can't force yoursel into everybody's living room once a week and expect to re- main welcome. "The quality of our have suffered as well. Ve write all our own material, and produce and edit the shows, ve have much belter control ver the final production that way. "But it would be Impossible o do that on a weekly basis." The team plans to stick to its our specials a year, this year adding one "extra special" to ts schedule. The extra is an attempt to ilease both French and Eng- ish-speaking audiences at the same time a mime. 'We'd like to communicate with all Canadians. Music is the universal language, we fi- gure mime might be the next. it's sort of a bilingual experi- ment." Their first special, which :hey are currently writing, will 30 on the air Sept. 10. The Canadian "funny men'.' have been Gulf Oil Canada's advertising spokesmen for four years, and find it among other things, "a great way to see Canada." Mr. Shuster said he much- preferred the towns to larger centres. "In big cities, people are just like children, they're so thrilled to see a cele- brity. "In the smaller places they just come up to you and say '111.' It's friendlier that way and much more pleasant for us." Mr. Shuster had some advice for would-be slars. "You've got to start small. Get into local theatre groups, anything like that, and work hard. Get a good education You'll get your break we did." Viewing eclipse requires caution There will be a partial eclipse of the sun over Lethbridge July LO and anyone who looks direct- y ac the phenomenon could suf- "er permanent eye damage or even blindness. About of the sun will be obscurred by the moon at about a.m. Two safe methods of viewing the eclipse have been recom- mended on television or tlirougli a pin-hole camera, a simple device that can he made by poking a hole in one end of an enclosed container and past- ing a piece of white paper at the opposite end. Under no circumstances should anyonr try to watch the eclipse through binoculars, tele- scopes, opera glasses, smoked glass or sunglasses. "Exposed film or crossed pol- aroid sheets can be excessively dangerous because they reduce the glare which would normally cause a person to turn away from the said Dr. R. W. Macpherson, president of the Canadian Association of Opto- metrists. "The invisible infra-red radi- ation, which is the real danger, still permeates the material. In a short time sufficient radiation can accumulate and produce severe retinal burns which in turn can cause blindness." The magnitude and times of the eclipse will vary through- out Canada. The total eclipse vill take place in Eastern ar.< northern Canada while centra nd western Canada will exper ence a partial eclipse. Model 3BGS 36.000 Bin's S! Model 38GR Btu's nclutfes normal installation Includes normal installation New Computer Designed Fan Assembly assures KNOW WHAT YOU top performance. BEFORE YOU BUY1 Special Overload De- EXACT PR1CE WILL vices safeguard in- ternal'Components. Money-Saving 2-Speed Motor cruises most days, speeds up only for scorchers. DEPEND ON YOUR SIZE HOME AND BTU'S REQUIRED TO COOL IT. CALL TODAY FOR YOUR TELEPHONE ESTIMATE. NO OBLIGATION. Attractive Compact Design compliments your home's landscaping. Protective Solid Stats Controls monitor critical operating circuits. Neighbor-Pleasing Up- flow Design heat and sound skyward. OFY WRITER'S PROJECT Selected regional literature will be published in book form as an Opportunities for Youth project. Send contribution! to: The Editors, 268 7th Ave. 'A' S. 5te. 403, Lethbridae Selections require no specific theme For further information phone PRIZES WILL BE it you ask me... By GREG MclNTYRE HE MUST BE KIDDING Lethbridge Com- munity College board meetings are now closed to the public. Who does LCC president C. D. Stewart think is paying for Ihe "personalities, property and finance" his board is afraid to talk about in public No wonder the bubble has burst on higher education. After all the fanfare, wouldn't it be funny if the provincial government shelved the Worth report on educational planning just like the former government did with the Blair report on mental health reform three years ago. Disturbing rumblings out of the genetics confer- ence all the ingredients exist in the United States today to commit atrocities at least as horrible as Nazi Germany. City council is on record in unanimous support of a new million library for the city. Thank Aid. Vera Ferguson. It 'wasn't so, until she brought grum- bling critics into the fold by reminding them of past overspending blunders and appealing to the virtues of vision and leadership. It was left to Mayor Andy Anderson to put on the frosting by announcing that the city can easily afford the new structure. Some of us wonder why Premier Lougheed is in New York and other U.S. centres drumming up in- vestor, confidence in the province, while others are drafting up legislation to limit foreign takeovers. It takes extra effort to be honest the Sun- shine Players, a group who got Opportunities for Youth money to do theatre for junior citizens, were reported hit hard by cutbacks in their grant appli- cation. OFY applicants who did a little padding weren't suffering as much along the same line, the guy who asked the County of Lethbridge for for- mal permission to feed cattle on property a few miles from town was told he probably wouldn't be allowed. The law wasn't being invoked, however, against feed lots currently operating in the same vicinity. THIS PLANT HAS OPER DAYS WITHOUT A LOST TIME ICCIDEHT NATIONAL RECOGNITION Sicks' Lelhbridge Brewery Ltd. has received a nation- al safey award from the Brewers' Association of Canada for the Canadian brewery with Ihe most improved accident rating in 1971. Lost-lime accidents at the. local plant dropped 14.5 per cent last year. The plant has not had a lost lime accident in more than 10 months. The plaque award was presented to Ihe brewery by Al Keyworlh, president of Molson's Western Breweries Ltd. of Calgary. Left to right are George Goodrich, presi- dent of the local union; Jock lakie, manager, holding the safety award; and John Syme, bottleshop superintendent and safety committee chairman. -Walter Kerber Photo Recreation Recreation facilities In Leth- bridge include two golf courses, two lighted ball parks, three in- door artificial ice rinks, a 10- sheet curling rink, two out- door heated swimming pools, one indoor 5-metre swimming pool, one 23-yard indoor swim- ming pool, a large air-condi- tioned Civic Sports Centre building and many school sports fields and auditoriums. 1709 2nd AVE. S. Art Williams Wonderful World of Travel PIPE Invites You To The First INTER-CONTINENTAL BAND COMPETITIONS in conjunction with The CNE, Toronto, Ontario AUGUST 16 to 21, 1972 (DEPARTING FROM CALGARY, AUG. T6lh) TOUR COST PER PERSON occupancy TRAVEL by CP AI7 from Calgary includes Return air fart Calgary-Toronto In-flight meals tj Superior accornodatlon Admission to Special cHifdrent fares available on request. FOR INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS CONTACT ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 HURRY! CITY PROPERTY TAXES MUST BE PAID BY P.M. FRIDAY, JUNE 30th or q penalty of i% per month {July to October) 2% 'for November and 2% for December will be assessed to all overdue taxei. IT IS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR TAXES NOW! City of Lethbridge ;