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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Foremost skaters thrill hundreds r- i y Monday, March SO, 1772 THE UrHBRIDGE HEUAID 3 i V-' By r.EOKK Special FOR.EMOST Announcer Hay Collin called the Foremost Figure Skating Club's third an- nual ice carnival "Ihe biggest little show in southern. Alber- and ho was right. A capacity crowd filled the Foremost arena for more than two hours of fine skating by about 50 youngsters under the direction of coach Mrs. llap (Beth) Bates. It featured Die well known children's television program PufnstuI, set amid fine scenery painted by local artist Ashley Butterwick and designed by Hap Bates. The story centred around Jimmy, the only "human" on the Living Island, played by Clinton Collin, and his search for the Swinging Flute, Prances Karl, captured by Wilchipoo, Theresa Bates, and her cohorts. The program opened with the delightful Waltz of the Trees 14 youngs'jers resplendent in their green tree costumes. They were joined by Frances Karl who gave a confident per- formance as the Swinging Flute, and Jimmy. Witchipoo, aided by Timmy Karl as Seymour and Darre] Kuhl as Dum-Dum, steals the flute, and the search begins. First the grumpy trees run their own brand of interfer- ence, and then JoAnne Hougen as Judy the Frog gave a strong solo performance searching for the flute. Pufastuf played by Gordon Konno had his troubles loo as he tried to keep Cling anc Clang tho two sleepy firemen awake. They were well playec by Roger Rarick and Reid Col lin. The trio brought out the fire engine to put 6ut a fire in the castle, but they literally kept falling down on the job much to the amusement of the large audience. Catholic ivoinen back iund COALDALE (HNS) A tola of J700 has been collected k date by the St. Ambrose Church Catholic Women's League fo the Canadian Heart Foundation In other activities the CWL Bupported the hake sale spon Bored by women's organizations of the community to raise fund for a stove for the Sportsplei recreation hall kitchen. The clocks, hippie tree ackie Heck, Iho mushrooms and lion Kim Wallman all tried o no avail to find tho missing lute. The flowers, tho spotted lorses, the wcodchucks and Dr. Owl and his friends Book, Can- lie, Stove, Skeleton, Mouse and Bat all skated in the search. Finally Jimmy and the Swinging Flulc wero reunited after a showdown with Witchi- poo and all ended happily. There were many fine per- formances and magnificent cos- tumes in the production, though :he audience was slow to ap- preciate tho skill of the young- sters in the early numbers. Accoustics in the civic centre are not as good as they might be. The production neeeded a stronger story line to carry it to the audience. However, the quality of the skating and pro- duction were superb. The second half of the pro gram featured solo and doubles performances. Debbie Kuhl gave a pel- islied performance with confi- dence, skating to Sounds of Silence. Frances Karl opened the pro- gram witi It's Too Late, con- tinuing where she left ofi in the first half of the program with fine performance, S'JIQ followed by liana c Hougen skating to My House and the River, and a duet bj tho trans Karen and Sharon Walters, Don't be Sad. Theresa Bales gave her inter- pretation of Hey Judc, and young Maureen Collin, skating her first public solo program did well with Last Date. Third year soloist JoAnne Hougen combined with second year Darlene Slacks for a ren- dition of Dommage, Dommage. Dianne Hutsman gave her usual confident performance with I Say a Little Prayer, and this was followed by a fine first time performance from Dirka Begemann who gave one of the smoothest performances of the evening. The duo of Sandra Ondrik and Cindy Sepp gained confidence with every step as Uiey skated in Tjttie Green Apples. Debbie Williams skated to A Man artd a Woman, and anoth- er first year combination was Kary Beacombo and Debbie Nelson with Summer Place. Clinton Collin competently handled Rinky Dink and Steph- anie Sepp performed to Blue Danube. The program conclud- ed with a fine rendition of Love Story by Debbie Kuhl and Gordy Konno. The club showed that they have made enormous strides since their formation three years ago. WATCH! SEASON" DichVanDyhe Show' TONIGHT GOOD LOOKING CFCN TELEVISION SIGNS CONTRACT The signing of contracts svirh some growers for ihe growing of acres of sugar beets this year commenced ot offices of Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. ot Raymond, Picture Butte and Taber recently. First of llie 486 growers in tho Taber factory district to s'g n on the dotted line was Clyde A. Conrad, with Dale E, Clifton of Jho sugar company staff os agent for CSF Ltd. Mr. Conrad's 34ih annual contract is for 40 acres of beets on his farm miles norlh of Taber on Highway 36. Tho Taber factory district1 will produce acres of the sugary roots. Gibb Pholo (Conservation training rewarding says Bateman (Special) A welcome visitor to Foremost recently was former Fish and Wildlife officer Tom Bateman and his wife. They attended the 15lh an- nual banquet and awards night of the Foremost Fisli and Game Association. In an interview, Mr. Bateman spoke of his work, based in Cal- gary, as a conservation train- ing officer, a post ho lias held since leaving Foremost last fall. Mr. Baleman said liis pres- ent work is rewarding. About 85 per cent of his time is devoDed to working with young people, ranging from about Grade 6 up to Uie uni- versity level. Some of his lime Is spent on field trips of varying lengths with young people and their teachers. More than have passed through the Athabasca camp since Sept. 1 last year. A new camp at Nordegg Is scheduled to open around May 1. Mr. Baloman says that he Iwpes to see the program ex- panded considerably in the fu- ture. Much of the work ts in con- junction with tiic Hunter Train- ing Program, and instructor courses nre offered tn edu- cationists in this regard. Recently S3 teachers passed tlie courses in one week. These qualified personnel will go back into the schools, mainly at the junior high level and initiate programs. Such programs arc being offered as Class B, sci- ence or physical education op- tions by many of the Calgary schools. He covers the area from Tied Doer south to tho International boundary line. Ho urges schools or in- dividuals who may Iw Interest- ed in any aspect of (he work to make further enquiries as he will bo more than willing to help in any way he can, Mr. lialcman will conduct an instructor course here in con- nection mil) tho Hunter Tain- ing Program on two evenings later this month. More details will be released. were eitenrl- ed if) Tom and his wife Bonnie on the birth of a daughter, Janet Lynn, Feb. 23. More district ou page 15 Daffodil sale news Two scholarships CRANBHOOK The Cranbrook Farmers' In- stitute has been notified ihe 3.C. Cattlemen's Association is :5tablisMng two HOC post-sec- ondary scholarships in the province for farm, youngsters. Student application, to the as- sociation's Kamloops headquar- :crs requires endorsement of lite student's school principal as suitable candidate for fur- ther academic or vocational school aid. Cranbrook Institute and Live- stock Association committee is preparing six resolutions for the Central (East Kootenay) annual meeting at Fairmont Hot Springs May 4. Central chairman is Jack Brown of Ta Ta Creek. Tho convention program is being prepared by Mrs. Unwin. FORT M A C LEOD -The Fort Macleod Cancer SV dety's annual daffodil sale has been postponed until April 14 and 15 due to the late season. Girls from tte Theta RJio Club will conduct the sale. April 16 has been named "blitz a house-to-house canvass will be made. The annual meeting is sot for March 27. Canvassers will be able to pick up their kits, as well as hear 1972 Alberta Miss Hope speak. OUier guests be T. A. Eteele, Calgary, Cecil Gordon and John Gogo, Letlib ridge. HIGHWAY CAVES What Is believed lo havo beon an old underground mine lunnel caved in along side of Highway 3 in east Bellevue recently, creating a deep hols more than 15 feet across and about 50 feet deep. The deep hole jusl adjacent and parallel to the highway caved right under a pedestrian footpath. The hole was immediately -fenced off and two men were put or. duty overnight to prevent anyone falling into the deep hole. Vern Decoux Photo HAVJNO A Don'r hi thosa tonfusing rules and rogutationi grva COMPLETE wJtflJd to go BLOCK; cfavfatKly. IOCK frepara check it and suar. tintea ocewaty. YotfH j ba gfad wo got iogelfier. Mrs. Emilia Baldry receives a medal and a red rose corsage for her 25 years of service and mem- bership in the Coaldale Pyth- ian Sihlors Sunset Temple No. 6. Mrs. Baldry has been Uie temple correspondent for tho 25 years the temple has Jicen organized here, __________ OftjJj'j IM sal Serelte Wift Om6000 Officw fa Hsttt teritj 815 THIRD AVE. 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