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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta ATTENTION! Watch for our Special Excursoin to the World Pipe Band Competitions and CNE in Toronto Coming Soon ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENlfiE VILLAGE MALL PHONE 328-3201 e SECOIS'D SECTION Lcthbi-idgc, Alberta, Friday, March 10, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 24 Blood has donations clinic record The Red Cross blood donor's clinic went over Ilic top after its final day Thursday, with hollies, 170 bottles over its objective. Tiie opening night of the cli- nic brought a record response from the public, and Eleanor Ilolroyd commended Lctli- bridgc citizens on (heir interest and participation. She said several of Hie regu- lar donors made (heir last con- tributions at the clinic after reaching 65 years of age. Slie noted that the number of young people who donated blood was more than enough to overcome their loss in the future. F WOF, March 11, 12 T h e cultural developmenl branch of the provincial de- partment of culture, youth and recreation will sponsor a work- shop for teachers and ad- vanced students of piano Marcl: 11 and 12 on the west campus of the University ol Lcthbridge. Conducting the workshop wil! be Willard SchuUz of the lie, partment of music, Universit) of Calgary. Hr will cover the Classica Sonata as rcpresenled by Hay dn, Mozart and Beethoven, and illustrations ol sonatas by ad vanccd students will be in eluded. For further information anc registration forms, phone Anne Rogers at 328-3566. Half-way house materialize may Interest in establishing Lethbridge half way rehabi litalion house for women is in creasing, Nearly 100 residents, at tended a Rosalia House Com mittec tea the bethbridg Friendship Centre to acquainted with tho group' reasons for establishing such centre. During the past two months nu morons such c vents hav taken place to "educate many people as possible" to ward the group's objectives. TRANSIENTS The Iransient labor papula lion of Lethbridge is estimate at persons per year. EDUCATION WEEK OVER Education week ended today in Alberta. The week wos marked by many activi- ties in schools ihroughout Lethbridge and several hun- dred parents took advantage of the opportunity to visit ihe schools for a first hand look at new developments in education. The language lab, being used by stucfenls at the Lethbridga Collegiate Institute, is one of the changes that has added a new dimension to education. WCHS The King By JIAIH-ENE COOKSHAW Herald Slaff Writer Winston Churchill H i g b School took a difficult play and lulled it off with enthusiasm i n d professionalism that is uickly becoming a tradition or tbe school. The King and I, adapted from he true story, Anna and The King of Siam by Margaret Lan- lon for a Kodgers and Ham- merstein musical, is the story if an English widow who ac- cepts the position of governess o the King of Siam's wives ind children. She is faced with barriers of culture, custom and the king's stubborncss in following old Siamese ways. Her determina- ion and understanding wins the respect anrl love of both the ting and his family. The first naif of the first act was a little slow; the charac- ters did not seem to hove the vitality or interest they picked a dramatic ad- up later. Sets were d it ion to the performance. The backdrop rooftop scene was rented fromi a Calgary theatre group. It was part of a set created in Italy for a produc- tion of The King and I and valued at The effect created by the sets built and painted by the school was well worth the work it ob- viously entailed. Musical bakcground was pro- vided by part of the school or- chestra supplemented by sev- eral amateur musicians from the city and conducted by Wil- lie lUathis. Their music was beautiful, but in many cases the orchestra succeded in muf- fling the words of the singer. Further tumeb of research into cos- the 19th century would have revealed that an English schoolteacher's skirt would have dusted the floor rather lhan her ankles. But the Siamese dress was colorful and effective. Make-up was occasionally slop- py for the minor characters. Faces were usually good, but (he hands and lower legs were sometimes forgotten. The ballet in the second act was a beautiful achievement and one of the highlights of the production. The wives' voices, the orches- tra and the dancing work- ed together perfectly to create a dramatic and enthralling per- formance. Albert Azzara portrays the king, and his talent and (rain- ing is obvious. He has the abil- ity to completely obscure his own personality and actually become the character on stage. Dynamic and powerful, he is a very believable King of Siam. His solo, A Puzzlement, was sensitive and showed good un- derstanding of the role. PHARMACY FACTS from O. C. STUBBS Has it ever occurred (o yo that our .so-called populaUo explosion might possibly lie o from some other cans increase in today birthrate? As ft matter of fact, you'll have been right if you've suspected that this country's bir- th rate isn't the only reason for our rapidly in- creasing population. The real reason is the fact that (hose rli'eady living are not dying at the ages which, in the past, considered (n have been 'normal1 span of life, And there can be only two reasons for this increased span of life ivhicii had previously been thought impossible. These are (I) the great breakthrough over the past thirty years where Ihe discovery of life-preserving drugs has been and is concern- ed anrl (2) (he new surgical dis- coveries. Here at Sluhbs Pharmacy, we're always to answer your questions, We always have time (o explain how to use your prescription or anything else wo have for you here at 1500 Oth Ave. S. Open daily a.m. to p.m, Sundays and Holidays p.m. to p.m. and to By GREG MrlNTYRE Herald Staff Writer EDMONTON The Alberta government intention to decen- tralize should mean aid to the community college and univer- sity at Lethbridge, rather than "overly large institutions al Calgary and Edmonton." John Anderson uld have used a little mor orcefulness in the beginning o :ie first act. Janet seemed self onscious and should have re- axed into her role earlier. Her portrayal of Anna im roved greatly after (he slnv tart. Exceptional parts were icllow Young Lovers, her con rontalions with the king am ler soliloquy in her bedroom. Shall We Dance with Anns and the King was well don and exlremely entertaning. Debbie Grey, as Tuptim ;ave a good character portray al. She and David Mann as Lu san.g well together. Bot lave strong sensitive voices. Prince Chulalongkorn wa another exceptional pcrforn ance. Dennis do Groot was re axed and natural on stage vith the ability fo create empathy with tile audience. His one poor part, which wa shared by John Ooms as Loui Leonowens, was their versio of A Puzzlement. It was sun well, but the sloppy arm move ments were distracting. The children of the king wer amazingly relaxed on stage with the smaller onces ciiarrr ng Ihe crowd and occasional! stealing the scene. Their appeal was not overlj used, however; the majo characters were always ablo t mainlain the altention of Hi audience. The muscial was extremel different from the school's 19" production of The Sound of Mi sic. Tlie Sound of Music w; written in almost a fairy-ta form, but The King and I is story of real and sensitive raclers which will perhap appeal lo the interests of diff; ent neople. Whatever the reasons f o coming, The King and I is we worth seeing. H is an ovenin of perception and entertain ment. Tickets for tonight's and Sa urday night's performance arc available in the box offic at the Yates Memorial Centr The show slarts at S p.m. A Blackfoot language six- week introductory' speaking course begins xl lire bridge Friendship Centre Mon- day evening. The course, initially free to Ihe public, will determine if sufficient ink--'-' warrant more extensive courses. Percy Smith, a Blackfoot stu- dent at Lelhtridge Community College will teach the course and hopes one of the students will have a tape recorder to assist the class. Beffer highways Minister of Highways and Transport Clarence Copithornc said all major highways will be upgraded lo Ihe limit as soon as possible, but higher limits arc not under consideration at the present. The only exception to this is the use of triple trailers between Calgary and Edmonton for a gross vehicle limit of pounds. lie said, (here is considerable interest among non-I n d i a n young people in learning som conversational Blackfool. A Blackfoot course is cur rently offered on the Blood re serve. However, organizer: there are not sharing their ex periences or equipment will Mr. Smith. If more people are than he is capable of teaching, Mr. Smith will sclec those- applicants with Ihe mos interest for the course. LEROY'S PLUMBING 8 GASFITTING SERVICE WORK NEW INSTALLATIONS PHONE 328-8403 NEW and USED ORGANS MUSKLAND WE TAKE GRAINI NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 10! PROFESSIONAL EIDG 740 4lh AVE. S. LETHBRIDCE, AlBERTA Ask about Photogray Tlio tens that changes with Ihi light. By KIC SWIHAKT Stuff Writer Beef production and process- ng is Uie largest single enler- -isc in the agricultural industry, 'oin Gilchrisl, president of ihe Veslern Stock Groovers' Asso- iation said Thursday. Addressing the neon meeting f the Southern Alberta Council He said only 12 per cen.1. of .slock industry to develop with- thc fceci grain produced in the out artifical restrictions. area designated by the Cana- dian wheat board (the Prairie provinces and portion of northern 11 Public egment Affairs, he said this of griculturc ounts for 22 per cent of the He said some method rjf ar- thrce riving at stable prices is neces- small sary to establish good long- B.C.) term planning for the lotal in- movcs out of Ihe region. dustry. Considering Ih-t 30 per A real push to exploit every cf Canada's domestic feed j possible expert market possibil- grain market is filled ftom the i ity is needed for the good of designated area, the controver-j the total agricultural industry, sial interpiovincial movement of i On the question of stable _...... agricultural products i s s u e I prices for the feed grain indus- ctal agricultural farm gaie in- could affect the livestock indus-i iry, Mr. Gilchrist said a multi- ome. 'try. price system is detrimental to For this reason, the livestock lie called for unrestricted ilhe industry, nduslry should be considered movement of feed grains or any j instability of feed gram a great extent when any de-1 other product, trealing all of lMds io restrained pro- Isicns about, the feed grain in- ustrv are made. Car.p.c-a cs 0112 This would ore a. allow the livc- ny KOX CALIWEL! Slnff Writer The Lethbridge Community College has embarked on a 20- development plan, and it s expected the plan, when completed, will be the mapr document in the charting of the college's future. Werner Schmidt, LCC aca- demic vice president, iieads he eight member committee I! that has been charged will, re-1 velopmcnla. sponsibility for preparing the report, f gi'cnt a risk as not doing any j planning at he said. The i n e v i t a b 1 R drastic changes that society faces make preparing for the future almost mandatory', in order that people are able lo cope wiUi future. Mr. Schmidt said the aca- demic segment of society is the area best suited lo aid people in adjusting to new de- He said the plan which will IK developed will have (o IIP The pinposc of Ihe study is lo altempt to outline in which dir- ection the college should move altered as time gees by. "You can't develop a 20-year plan that will still be valid 20 duction of beef in some areas while .spurring production i n others. This causes economic stresses in the total livestock in- dustry, he said. This is important for Alterta in general and Ijethbridge in particular, he said. Of choice and good carcasses pro- cessed in Canada in one week last year, Alberta handled 47 per cent. Of the 21.300 head processed in (hat week, Lethbridge slaughtered head in the three plants. With an average of each, this would have put million in the southern Alberta eco- nomy. With the restriction problems of moving agricultural products Canada, this could af- fect Lethhridgc. 7ii per cent of Leth- bridge's kill goes to Eastern Canada, restriction imposed by Quebec and Onlario could cap- size Ihe market structure. years from he said, "The plan will bs under cons- tant scrutiny. It will have to have encugh built, in flexibility in academic and physical plan- ning, in five year slagcs, dur- ing the next 20 years. Mr. Schmidt told a news con- ference Thursday that most of i to be able to adjust. Ihe work should'be done within! The committee is made up of two students and one repre- sentative from each of the col- lib years. I don't know really how long the entire project will he said. j "But we do have to have the j plan for next year ready by y this summer." He conceded there are lege's academic departments. dangers in trying to forecast j Ihe future. "You run a risk with any kind of planning, but not as There's nothing but good news on the weather horizon to- day. Its going (o be warm, warm, warm for at least the next three or four days. The temperature loday will reach the 45 to 50 degree mark bufore dropping to 23 to 30 over- night. Ths warm temperature will be accompanied by strong westerly winds which should Jo all kinds of nice, Chinooky things lo that dastardly snow. Thursday's high was 45, while the overnight low was 22. But. get this. In Great Falls, Mont, yester- day, which is only 1G4 miles south, the temperature was 69. The outlook for Saturday is mainly sunny with temper- alures again expected to reach (he 50 degree mark. get a grip on yourself. It looks like spring. Finally. Maybe. Wait a minute I vacancy to be filled The Herald Legislature Burean EDMONTON The Alberta government lias not filled a va- cancy on the Ijelhbridge Com- munity College board caused by the resignation of Jim An- derson in November, Jim Foster, minister of ad- vanced education, told (he leg- islature Thursday he intends to recommend a replacement "in th3 near Mr. Foster, replying to a question by Dick GruenwaSd (SC Lethbridge West) said he'd be glad to hear local peo- ple recommend someone fo fill the vacancy. Board members are appoint- ed by on the recommendation of the minis- ter of advanced education. SUNDAY IS FAMILY DAY at ERICKSEN'S (SPECIAL CHILDREN'S MENU) EXCELLENT FOOD GRACIOUS SERVICE both basic Ingredients for relaxed and enjoyable dining! DINNER MUSIC 6 Jo 8 p.m. by IEN ZOETEMAN, Accordionist nc nurses needed Municipal ward is The Lethbridge Hospital psychiatric .short of four psychiatric nurses. ar.d worldwide adver- tising have failed to attract qualified nurses to work in Lc-Uibvidge. The shortage of psychiatric nurses is universal, but smal- ler communities feel the pinch most. CLIFF BLACK, Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 LAST CALL! CLEAR-OUT SAVE FROM 25% fo 70% from manufacturer's lisf prices on all SKI EQUIPMENT in stock! 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