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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 - TH1 1ITHUID0I HIRAID - Tuetdoy, March 2. 1971 Thomas Williams at Yates March 8 The second Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra concert of the 1970-71 season, to be held Mon-day, March 8, will feature Lethbridg e-born violinist Thomas Williams as guest artist. Mr. Williams, 24, is currently a member of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and the McGill' Chamber Orchestra. A consistent winner of trophies and awards at Lethbridge and Alberta music tes- V of L group on TV show March 27 Four University of Lethbridge students will appear on the CTV television program University Challenge on March 27. The show is a weekly quiz contest pitting two universities against each other and offering $1,000 prizes to winners and $500 scholarships to the losers. The money goes to the university, not the contestants, but the winning team returns the following week. Gordon Russell, U of L coordinator of student affairs has been meeting with university faculty members to decide how best to select the four students to participate. Once the team has been selected a coach will be assigned by the university to work with the students in preparation for the television show. CTV supplies a set of sample questions for the coach to use as guidelines, although the questions themselves are not used in the actual competition. CTV pays all expenses and will televise a one - minute film on the U of L, being prepared by Harold Tichenor of the university's media services division. U of L officials say they will avoid the trap the University of Calgary fell into when invited to participate in the same show. U of C officials chose the top four students on the campus according to their academic standing. The team lost to the University of Victoria, 360 points to nothing. MPC to consider new 46-unit motel An application from Starmor Developments Ltd. of Calgary is on the agenda for Wednesday's meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission. The commission two weeks tivals, he also won numerous medals from the Western Board of Music and the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. In 1962 he studied at the Royal Conservatory on a scholarship and returned the next year to complete his senior matriculation at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute in 1964. Mr. Williams completed his bachelor of music degree at Brandon University's School of Music in 1968. His graduation also brought the school of music's gold medal and a scholarship. A Canada Council grant allowed him to continue his studies at New York's Juil-liard School of Music. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Williams of the city. The Lethbridge concert, to start at 8:30 p.m. in the Yates Memorial Centre, will include the orchestra's accompaniment of Mr. Williams in Mozart's Violin Concerto, No. 4 in D Major. The 50-piece orchestra, under conductor Lucien Need-ham, will also play works by Nicolai, Strauss and Beethoven. Rush tickets for the concert will be available at the door. Season's ticket, which will include the March 8 concert and the two remaining in the current season, may be purchased at Leister's Music Store. The two concerts scheduled for later in the spring will feature an orchestral concert with a guest pianist April 19 and a choral concert, of Haydn's Creation, May 3. Youth jailed on charge of trafficking Bruce Scott Edmundsoo, 18, of Vancouver, was found guilty, Friday, in Lethbridge District Court, of possesion of LSD and posession of LSD for the purpose of trafficking. Chief Judge L. S. Turcotte sentenced Edmundson to 15 months in prison and a one-year probationary period after his release. Bryan Gregory Atkinson, 19, of Lethbridge, was found guilty of posession of LSD, but the charge of possession of LSD for the purpose of trafficking was dropped. A fine of $500 was imposed with a default jail sentence of two months. Atkinson also received a two-year probation period and was warned not to associate with any drug users or traffickers and not to visit any places frequented by users or traffickers for the time of his probation. Edmundson and Atkinson were ares ted in a Nov. 19 drug raid at 1253 8th Ave. A S. They were both originally charged with possession of LSD and possession of LSD for the purpose of trafficking. A further charge of posession of cannibus resin, reported found in a small bras pipe owned by Edmundson was dropped in a Jan. 15 hearing before Provincial Judge Hudson, in Lethbridge. Baptist group hears Russell sees film Southern Alberta naturalist and conservationist, Andy Russell, was guest speaker recently at a Lads and Dads dinner-meeting at First Baptist Church. About 150 persons attended the meeting, at which Mr. Russell showed his film, Grizzly Country. Youth jailed for gun theft Ronald James Lazarick, 17, of Lethbridge was sentenced to 45 days each on two counts of thefts of rifles and shotguns from parked vehicles. The two terms are to run concurrently. On a charge of breaking and entering at the Lotus Inn restaurant on Dec. 11, 1970, the youth was suspended for two years. RELAX let Cow Brand soak that stress away! There's only one thing better (or relaxation than a warm bath - and that's a warm bath plus COW BRAND! Just pour Vj lb. package of COW BRAND Soda in your tub. Then lie back - take it easy! COW BRAND soaks away the day's tension, induces that relaxed feeling. It'll also relieve sunburn, hives and itching skin. COW BRAND BAKING SODA ago turned down an application from the firm for a 49-unit motor betel at 1025 Mayor Mag-rath Drive. The new application is for a 46-unit motel on the same site. Tosh Kanashiro, city development officer, said the new plans no longer contain the dining and cocktail lounge and coffee shop that were part of the original drawings. He said that with these changes the application would probably meet the density standards of the zoning bylaw. Refusal on the first plans had been on the grounds the development exceeded the standards. The MPC has been holding the line on density standards on Mayor Magrath Drive regarding specific applications, but it has also recommended to city council that the standards be changed to allow double the present floor area. Council has given first reading to the necessary bylaw amendment and a public hearing on the matter will be held March 22. If the revised application is approved Starmor could conceivably go ahead with the 46-unit motel, adding the lounge and coffee shop if the density standard change is approved by council. A delegation is also scheduled to meet with the MPC to discuss the Dunlop Ford development on Mayor Magrath Drive. Walter Stewart of 2521 15 Ave. S. said in a letter to the commission several aspects of the development are causing devaluation of his property. He lists lighting, the public address system, traffic and the general appearance of the back of the development are causes of concern. Southern Feeds Ltd.. is requesting permission to build a warehouse, boiler room and moll at 3227 2nd Ave. N. trough's Auto Body Ltd. has an application to establish an auto body shop, automotive repair centre and service station at 123 North Mayor Magrath Drive. There is also an application from Louis Chow for permission to build a restaurant at 205 8th St. S. Cadet news The Navy League Wrenette Corps will parade tonight aboard ship at 10th Ave. and 17th St. S at 6:45 o'clock. AH newcomers, officers and Wren-ettes are asked to be ait the ship by starting time. Banff School of Fine Arts offers spring short courses The Banff School of Fine Arts has extended its programs this year to include short courses on art for the spring months. The short courses, running up to three weeks in length, feature instruction in basic painting, silk screen printing, design and composition, landscape painting, general and wa-tercolor painting. Courses run variously from April 12 through the summer months. The school, affiliated with the University of Calgary and situated in Banff National Park, has also expanded its summer courses, which run July 5 to Aug. 14. The summer program, taught by experts from Canada, the U.S. and Britain, includes: Painting: introductory, intermediate and senior levels, landscape and graphics; Ceramics: sculptural and architectural, clays and glazes, and innovative; Weaving: ballet; photography; French; figure skating; Drama: stage movement, speech, directing, stagecraft and acting at basic to advanced levels; musical theatre; theatre crafts and design; Music: piano, opera, sing- ing, strings and chamber music, orchestral, brass and wood winds, theory; Writing: creative writing, playwriting and writing for TV and radio, short story, journalism and literature; Further information and registration forms are available from: Registrar, Banff School of Fine Arts, Banff, Alberta. Chichester going to CFMM meeting One city alderman, C. W. Chichester, has notified the city clerk of his intention to attend the 34th annual meeting of the Canadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities in Saskatoon June 14-17. The other seven aldermen may attend this year if they want to. Attendance at the annual convention is usually restricted because of the costs involved. This year the rules were relaxed because of' the proximity of the conference location. NOMINATION MEETING LETHBRIDGE NEW DEMOCRATIC PARTY Wednesday, Mar. 3 - 8 p.m. Rainbow Hall - 1401 5th Ave. N. GUEST SPEAKER GRANT NOTLEY-Provincial leader NDP EVERYONE WELCOME Dance festival schedules gruelling pace at Yates GWENNETH LLOYD BRIAN FOLEY Poppy essay winners listed Winners of the General Stewart Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion's poppy essay contest were announced at the branch's general meeting held in Lethbridge. Winners were as follows: Cheryl Eklund, Lethbridge, first place in the local senior level, and also first place in the senior competitions at the zone level; Deborah Prowse, Lethbridge, second senior at me local level and second in the zone competitions; Maura Knowles, Lethbridge, first place in the local junior level and second place junior in the zone; Gayle McCready, second junior on the local level. In the poems category, Paul Feather stone, Lethbridge, placed first locally and Susan Schaffer, Lethbridge, second. By JOAN BOWMAN Entertainment Writer The Alberta Dance Festival, opening next Tuesday, may turn into an experiment in endurance during its five-day set of sessions at the Yates Memorial Centre. The 1971 event, unlike recent past festivals, will be held entirely at the Yates. Previously, the annual provincial competi-' tions in ballet, tap, stage, Highland and Irish dancing, were spread among three city centres: Yates, Southminster Church Hall and the Civic Sports Centre. The concentration of 211 classes for this year's approximately 900 entries is being tried at the request of mainly Highland and Irish teachers. A festival committee spokesman said non-balM teachers, whose students normally dance at the church hall or civic centre, wanted their classes to be held amid the superior facilities of the Yates. The 1970. festival ran for three days; this year's event will run five days1, Tuesday to Saturday, and every hour will ,be cram-packed with classes. Daily sessions Tuesday to Saturday start at 8 or 9 a.m. and are tentatively scheduled to run up to midnight. A maximum of 25 minutes is being allowed between the end of one adjudicator's sessions and the start of another's. The festival, the eighth annual competition, will feature students of 38 teachers, including 23 from Edmonton and three from Lethbridge. Up for grabs will be about 40 scholarships, trophies and medals. New scholarships to be awarded this year are: $100 from . Beta Sigma Phi, $100 from the Lethbridge Gyro Club; $50 from the Lethbridge Symphony Women's League; $50 from the Edmonton Irish Sports and Social Society; and $25 from Mr. and Mrs. Ray JolHffe of Lethbridge. The awards will be presented Saturday night at the Yates following the dancing of highlights from the festival classes. Tap, stage, Highland and Irish dancing will fill the programs Tuesday and Wednes- day; ballet will start Thursday morning. Ballet adjudicator will be Gwenneth Lloyd, British-born dancer-teacher, who with Betty FarraUy began the Winnipeg U.S. tax man sets meetings in Calgary A United States internal revenue representative will be on ditty at the U.S. Consulate Office, 805 8th Ave. S.W., Calgary, from March 3 to March 25, to assist persons filing U.S. income tax returns. He will conduct four seminars for U.S. taxpayers': at Mount Royal College, March 5; at Mobil Oil Company March 8; at Gulf Oil, March 10 and at the University of Calgary, March 12. He will be available daily at the Consulate office for consultation with individual taxpayers from 8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. daily March 3 - March 25 - except Saturdays, Sundays and days he is conducting seminars. Those persons having problems and seeking advice may phone for information at Calgary 286-8962 or visit the office without prior appointment. He will also hold seminar and office sessions in Edmonton March 26 - April 77. Ballet Club in 1939. The dub evolved in 1952 into the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Miss Lloyd opened a branch of the Canadian School of Ballet at Kelowna and in 1948 established the ballet division of the Banff School of Fine Arts. She has choreographed 34 ballets. Miss Lloyd was given an honorary doctorate from the University of Calgary and has received the Medal of Service of the Order of Canada. Adjudicator of Highland and Irish will be Sandra Bald Jones, Scottish-born former member of A Breath of Scotland reviews, who at 19 years of age became the youngest adult World Champion dancer of Highland. She is a fellow of the Scottish Dance Teachers' Alliance and of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing. Miss Jones was also a choreographer for Canada's famed folk ensemble, Les Feux Follets. Tape and stage adjudication will be given by Brfem Foley, choreographer for CBC-TV as well as musicals across the country. He is also a choreographer and stylist for Canadian figure-skating champions. Mr. Foley is a member of the Canada Dance Teachers Association, of the Dance Masters of America and is past president of the Canadian Society of Dance Arts. The Alberta Dance Festival is sponsored by the Lethbridge Gyro Club and the Lethbridge Ballet Auxiliary. Youth's sentence suspended A 17 - year - old Lethbridge youth, was given a two-year suspended sentence Monday and p 1 a c e d on probation for two years by Judge L. W. Hudson of the Lethbridge magistrate's court. The youth had been remanded for one week to await sentencing after his arrest, charging, and trial Feb. 22, when he pleaded guilty to possession of cannibus resin (hashish). In suspending the sentence Judge Hudson warned the youth that the week he had spent in jail was meant to give him a taste of where his continued use of drugs could lead him. In issuing the probation order Judge Hudson warned the youth not to associate with any known drug user or trafficker in drugs, nor was he to visit any place frequented by users or traffickers. RELATED TO WHALES Porpoises are air-breathing mammals related to whales. UNITED MOTORS wish to extend a sincere thanks to all who attended our "Greatest Show on Wheels" at the Exhibition Pavilion and helped to make it such a tremendous success. Because of the crowds we were unable to give everyone our attention - so we are continuing this event on our lot - all this weekl Fantastic deals on our Giant $100,000 Stock Here are just a few of the examples of the savings being offered. 1970 Scamper 15' Trailer '1895 With brakes, awning and heater. SALE PRICE ...... e LOW DOWN PAYMENTS ARRANGED O ON THE SPOT FINANCING O ANYTHING OF VALUE TAKEN IN TRADE CONGRATULATIONS TO THE DOOR PRIZE WINNERS OF PRIZES DRAWN DURING OUR "GREATEST SHOW ON WHEELS" TV Set - donated by United Motors won by C. S. Fletcher, 1107 12 Street 'B' S. Folding Camp Table - donated by Prebco Recreational Vehicle* won by D. L. Doadt, 1013 28 St. S. Set of Tire* - donated by Imperial Motor* and Tire Service* won by Carolina Payne, Coaldale Polaroid Camera - donated by CHEC Radio won by Jack Matteotti. 970 Mayor Magrath Drive 1970 Pontiac 2 dr. hardtop. V-8 automatic, power brakes, radio, power steering, very low mileage. SALE PRICE auTomaTic, power '2995 1968 Meteor Rideau '1495 4 dr. sedan, V-8, automatic. SALE PRICE . 1970 Ford Galaxie 2 dr. hardtop, V-8, automatic, power brakes, power steering, radio. Very low mileage. - _ _ _ SALE PRICE ....... '2995 1966 Chevrolet 6 cyl. standard transmission. SALE PRICE ... '795 1969 Buklc 2 dr. hardtop, V-8, automatic, radio, power brakes, power  steering, very low mileage. SALE PRICE auTomaiic, ragiu, $2895 1969 Scamper Camper '1695 Complete with heater and jacks, SALE PRICE ____ Drop in and see our complete new 1971 line of:  SCAMPER TRAILERS AND CAMPERS  SQUIRE MOBILE HOMES  TENT TRAILERS  TRUCK CABS  AMERICAN MOTORS CARS  JEEPS UNITED MOTORS CO. LTD. CORNER 3rd STREET AND 3rd AVENUE S. PHONES 327-2805, 327-1780 ;