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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta It - TH1 UTHMtlDOf H11AID - Wrfnttdcry, March 17,1971 Open to public caravan in The Alberta Caravan Exhibits, comprising educational and cultural displays housed in five trailers, began Tuesday its two-week visit to Lethbridge. The displays are sponsored by the Glenbow-Alberta Institute, the University of Calgary, Riveredge Foundation and the Banff School of Fine Arts. The trailers, operated by a Calgary non-profit organization, are open to the public. There is oo admission charge. Themes of the exhibits include Alberta pioneers; the Indian and his Gods, depicting Indian culture; life on the U of C campus; wildlife and the natural history of the province; Socreds nominate city West tonight R. D. Gruenwald, 53-year-old Lethbridge businessman and school trustee, is expected to be elected by acclamation tonight Pair jailed for attempted break-enter William Haas Jr., 23, and Clarence Anthony Miller, 25, both of Lethbridge, vera found guilty and each sentenced to six months in Jail on a charge of attempted break and entry. The two men were caught by a city police constable in the process of trying to gain entry at Acme Television Ltd., 535 13th St. S., early in the morning of Feb. 26. Judge A. E. Elford said in an attempted break and entry case, it must be proved beyond a doubt the accused went beyond preparation for the actual break and entry. He said the evidence given by the constable and me evidence found at the site was important. The marks on the window, which matched the tire iron found at the site, also were important in the decision. Miller, since 1962, has been sentenced to some 2ft years for a series of similar offences, including six counts of theft under $50. Haas had three previous convictions, including two attempted theft charges, which netted him fines or days in jail in default Both men are married and have children. Judge Elford said the frequency of break and entry crimes in Lethbridge influenced his decision to pass a stiffer sentence. Both men will be on probation for one year when they get out of jail. Women's lib speaker here Women's liberationist Jeannie McGuire will address a general public meeting Thursday, evening at 8 p.m. in the University of Lethbridge Kate Andrews Building library lounge. Miss McGuire, active in women's liberation for several years, is a student at the University of Saskatchewan, Re-gina campus. She visited Lethbridge about a year ago, also speaking on rights of women. Today she spoke to several U of L classes, and will attend a meeting of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women at the Gait School of Nursing at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at noon she will address a closed U of L women's meeting at noon in Room 8 of the Kate Andrews Building. INSURANCE  LIABILITY  BONDS  AUTO  FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABLISHED 1911 lower Fleer 517 4th Ave. S. Phone 327-1541 as the Social Credit candidate for the Lethbridge West riding. The constitution of the Social Credit League of Alberta stipulates that filing of intention to run for a candidacy must be concluded 14 days in advance of a nomination meeting. No nominations are allowed to be made from the floor. Mr. Gruenwald is the only name to have been received by the league for the Lethbridge West riding. The meeting tonight will start at 8 o'clock at Allan Watson school and will feature Ray Speaker, provincial minister of social development, as guest speaker. The public is invited to attend the meeting, although only Social Credit members, who have held membership in the party for at least seven days, will be allowed to vote for a candidate. The election tonight will bring to four the number of candidates named for the two Lethbridge ridings. The New Democratic Party earlier this month elected its two candidates. The Progressive Conservatives named its Lethbridge East candidate on Monday. Begorra! And where9s your green? Faith and begorra if the leprechauns are peeking over your shoulder and you think you're hearing faint strains of Toora loora loora, you're being reminded in the good old Irish way that today is St. Patrick's day, and the time for the wearing of the green! St. Patrick was the boy, tradition says, who brought religion to Ireland, chased snakes away and did a great deal to put a stop to endless quarrels between irritable sections of the country. But he isn't credited with making it the greenest country on earth, as the Irish justly claim. True Irish are convinced that a "little bit of heaven fell from out the sky one day, and settled in the ocean in a spot so far away." The angels had a hand in its development, for "they sprinkled it with Stardust to make the shamrocks grow, it's the only place you'll find them - no matter where you go. Then they dotted it with silver, to make its lakes so grand; and when they had it finished, sure they called it Ireland." Quota increase The Canadian wheat board has announced the general wheat quota has been increased to five bushels per quota acre, from four, in the Vulcan district. and cultural activities available at the Banff school. The trailer will be situated on.school grounds up to the closing day, April 1. The trailers will be on the Central School grounds today through Sunday. Hours are, today to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, i to 5 p.m. The next stop i s Senator Buchanan School. Hours are Monday, 1 to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, March 23 and 24, 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The trailers visit Wilson Junior High School grounds March 25 and 26. Visiting times are March 25, 1 to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; March 26, 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Gilbert Pater son School is the next stop. Hours are March 28, 1 to 5 p.m.; March 29 and 30, 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The exhibition will conclude April 1 at Lakeview School grounds. Hours are 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Okay sought for factory home units The Municipal Planning Commission agenda for today contained applications from Schwartz Commercial Real Estate Ltd. for 47 factory fabric cated houses. The single-family residences are planned for three areas in the city; the vicinity of 12th Ave. and 26th St. N., 13th Ave and 23rd St. N. and Michigan Place, in east Lakeview. Michigan Place, part of a new subdivision designed on the Radburn plan, will have 17 of the units, filling the entire cul-de-sac. The other major concentration of the new type of housing will be in the 12th Ave. and 26th St. N. area, which will have 23 units. Wildlife film tonight at 8 Wild Splendor, a film on North American Wildlife by Al Oeming, director of the Alberta Game Farm, will be shown tonight at 8 at the El Rahcho Motor Hotel. The film visits wildlife areas from the Arctic to the Florida Everglades, and includes segments oh air and sea animals of the Bering Sea. Cadet news The Navy League Cadet Corps No. 50 will parade tonight at 6:45 on board ship at loth Ave. and 17th St. S. Any boys 11-14 years wishing to. join the corps will be welcomed at the parade at starting time. Appeal meeting The annual public meeting of the Lethbridge Com munity Ohest United Appeal will be held at 8 o'clock tonight in the Canadian Red Cross building, 1120 7th Ave. S. REALLY, OFFICER, IT'S .OS IN MILK - Fifteen �% eunce glasses of milk (3/4 of a gallon) in 43 seconds? Well, thafs Lethbridge Community College school of agriculture students' record in the first annual college milk-drinking contest. The agriculture students challenged all comers Tuesday, and won three of four contests, against LCC marketing students, nursing students and against contest judges Dr. David Clark and Pat Webb. Another agriculture team lost to the LCC cafeteria cooks. Each team had three contestants, and each contestant drank most of five glasses of milk. Violin-piano recital was "one of finest9 By DEAN BLAIR Associate Professor of Music, U of L Violinist Francis Chaplin and pianist Lucien Needham paired in recital at the Yates Memorial Centre Monday night to produce one of the finest performances of this year's concert season. The two artists, excellent in their own rights, combined in a musical ensemble rarely achieved by this type of piano-string combination. The opening work, Beethoven's Sonata in D major, Op. 12, No. l for violin and piano, is an early Beethoven sonata and perhaps not as substantial as later attempts in this medium. The first movement was performed by the duo with the lid to the piano closed and presented some problems of sonority and clarity. When the lid was raised for the rest of the performance, it became clear the problem had not been with the performers. Clear skies to return The advent of a cool high pressure front moving into southern Alberta has created a fairly unstable air mass, and was responsible for 1.2 inches of snow that fell at Lethbridge early this morning. The forecast does not call for any more snow, and as the high advances, skies are expected to clear. Temperatures during the day should be near 35 above, dropping down to near 10 above overnight. Winds will be light. The high and low temperatures Tuesday were 38 above and 22 above. The record temperatures for March 17 are 74 above, set in 1905, and 21 below set in 1943. The high and low temperatures one year ago today were 43 above and 20 above. The second movement, a set of variations, came off beautifully integrated and balanced with both performers revealing sensitive musical insights supported by a solid technique. The third movement, a classical rondo, provided a rollicking, lighthearted finale to a well-played sonata. The. second number on the program was Grieg's Sonata in G, Op. 13, a rarely-performed work which is worthy of more attention man it receives. It is to a certain extent cast in the mould of the German tradition but the magnificent Nordic lyricism of Grieg's melodic gift is ever present. Phe lyric flights of this work were captured by both performers' with bold and expressive musical gestures backed by firm technical control. Mr. Chaplin's tone in the. lower violin register was particularly effective in the first movement. The Ciaccona in G Minor by Vital! was the next work and its performance provided the musical highlight of the evening. The control of the musical shaping was carefully perfected with the climaxes built and mastered with great musical effectiveness. Mr. Chaplin's full-bodied and strongly projected tone was used to advantage in this work. Two old favorites-Kreister's Caprice Viennois and Liebes-freud-ended the program with a bit of sweet musical nostal gia. Beautifully written for the violin, these works received their due under Mr. Chaplin's bow and left no doubt that the audience had heard a recital by two performers of real artistic stature. Throughout the evening Mr. Needham's performance was remarkable for its musical sensitivity to the ensemble'balance: His' playing was always in tasteful support of and never an intrusion on the soloist. It was a rare musical event with the only regret the modest size of the audience in attendance. man receives appointment Shing Lee of Lethbridge has been appointed assistant irrigation land manager for all crown lands served by the Lethbridge.irrigation office, the provincial cabinet announced Tuesday. Mr. Lee, who formerly served as an economist with the Igorernment's irrigr.tion department, will replace Miss Bernice Beasely, Lethbridge, who resigned recently. Mr. Lee will handle the sale of all crown lands in the Lethbridge district, and the collection of water rights from former crown - operated irrigation districts such as the St., Mary River Irrigation District and the west block of the Bow River Irrigation District. He will take over the position immediately. LCC elections on Thursday More than 800 students are eligible to vote in Thursday's Student Council elections at the Lethbridge Community College. An advance poll was open Tuesday for students unable to be on campus election day. There are 18 students running for six vacant council seats. Ron Taylor, a business education student, was declared treasurer by acclamation. The new council will take office in April and continue through the 1971-72 college academic year. More city news on page 19 "1 Regal discount stores Meeting change The meeting of the Lethbridge branch of the Consumer Association of Canada which was previously scheduled for Tuesday evening at 8, has now been moved to Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Gas Company auditorium. WEST COAST SEAFOODS TRUCKLOAD SALE OR FRESH FISH and SEAFOODS Will Be Held At FORT WH00P-UP SERVICE MAYOR MACRATH DRIVE Thursday, March 18 and Friday, March 19 From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. NEW PRICE LISTS AND SCHEDULES AVAILABLE Moment of justice ' judging the judge9 By JOAN BOWMAN Herald Entertainment Writer One of the lowest marks ever presented to a competitor in the Alberta Dance Festival was awarded Saturday -to an adjudicator. The closing night's events at the five - day festival included 27 selected performances by student competitors, plus a guest appearance by adjudicator Brian Foley of Toronto. Unfortunately Mr. Foley, assessor during the week of tap and stage classes, discovered a dance festival is no place for an adjudicator to give a public performance. There are too many other adjudicators around. Following a very fast, well-received jazz routine, Mr. Foley disappeared into the wings of the Yates Memorial Centre stage but was shortly summoned back by a ring on the adjudicator's bell. He returned to face a rough, tough criticism by Gwenneth Lloyd of Kelowna, ballet adjudicator and a former teacher of Mr. Foley. Miss Lloyd deemed the dance a "very poor performance." Not without some friendly malice, Miss Lloyd socked it to Mr. Foley in the same manner he had been dishing it out to young students during the week. "Stand up straight," she ordered. Then she zapped him in the stomach, smashed him in the back. Mr. Foley began to crumple. 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