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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 - THI UTHMIDOI HMAID - Tutscfoy, March 23, 1971 Bad cheque warning by police Lethbridge city police today issued � warning to city merchants and citizens to be on the lookout for fraudulent cheques. The warning indicates local police receive, almost every day, special bulletins regarding stolen company cheques, stolen grain cheques and the illegal operations of cheque passers. This year the merchant, businessman and the general public are more likely to be victimized by the "bad paper artist" than by any other form of criminal activity, said the police. Fraudulent cheques usually fall into one of four categories, including: -genuine cheques that have been raised (cheques altered to show an increased amount). -genuine cheques that have been lost or stolen and cashed on a forged endorsement. -false cheques drawn on non-existent accounts. -genuine cheques drawn on existing accounts but which do not contain sufficient funds to cover the cheque. Police said all merchants should have the client endorse the cheque in his presence, with name, address and phone number. They should ask for proper identification and beware of a person who has been drinking or is from out-of-prov-ince. High school choir here Wednesday The High School Choir of Caronport, Saskatchewan, will be featured at the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. In addition to presenting many choir numbers, various solo, trio and group selections will be included in the program. Sponsored by the Christian Business Men's Committee of Lethbridge, the choir is under the direction of Wilf E. Gaert-ner, instructor of science and mathematics at the high school. The Caronport High School, located on the campus of the Briercrest Bible Institute, is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to study in an atmosphere of Christian fellowship. JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT WEEK PROCLAIMED - T. C. Todd Haibeck, left, president of the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta, Lethbridge, Barry Maruk and Orrie Cumming witness the signature of Mayor Andy Anderson proclaiming March 21-27 as Junior Achievement Week. Mayor Anderson said the community can benefit by having young people with training and knowledge in business and industry which is promoted by such an organization as Junior Achievement. The mayor called on all citizens to lend their interest, support and co-operation In making this observance sue-cessful. Icy conditions play havoc with motorists Accident total exceeds $9,000 Fiddler On The Roof to be produced here Fiddler On The Roof, acclaimed by critics as one of the greatest musicals of all time, will be the Lethbridge Musical Theatre production this fall - the first time the show's rights have been released to a Canadian company. LMT officials have been negotiating with the New York owners of Fiddler for more than two years. Hembroff returned theatre president City lawyer Vaughan Hembroff baa been re-elected president of the Lethbridge Musical Theatre. George Varzari was elected vice-president and business manager, Ernie Lawson was elected treasurer, Charlie Scott production manager, Jack Warburton publicity manager and Bob Fenton house manager. Another executive member will be elected from the cast of the LMT 1971 production, Fiddler On The Roof, when the cast is chosen in May. Producer and director of Fiddler will be Dick Mells, Lethbridge cultural affairs superintendent, who has directed all of LMTs eight fall productions amce the group started in 1963. The group has also announced establishment of a perpetual trophy and scholarship for Junior Musical Theatre at the Kiwanis Musical Festival, to be called the Stan MacDonald Memorial Trophy in memory of the long-time house manager and publicity manager of LMT. Ross Whitmore, a member of the group's executive since 1963, has been elected as LMT's first honorary life member. Pension sessions scheduled Meetings designed to answer queries on the Canada Pension plan, old age security and the guaranteed income supplement, will be held m southern Alberta this week. The meetings will be held at the Nanton town office, Thursday, 10 a.m. until noon; at the Claresholm town office, Thursday, 1:30 p.m.  4:30 p.m. and at the Fort Macteod town office, Friday, 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. The show's Broadway run is now up to 2,700 performances, and wiill have surpassed all Broadway records by midsummer, becoming the longest-running show in history. It opened in September, 1964. Fiddler has been staged in Canada previously, but only by touring professional American road companies. Auditions will be held � May, but several workshops on the production will be held prior to final decisions on the cast. Scripts will be available to the 45-member cast chosen, and rehearsals will begin in September. The cast will all be local V possible, LMT officials said. LMT productions are nor* mally set for about two weeks in mid-November. Songs from the show Include If I Were A Rich Man, Matchmaker, Matchmaker, and Sunrise, Sunset, and the story tells of a group of Jewish villagers in. Russia at the turn of the century, harrassed as a minority group but still maintaining their humor. A movie version of Fiddler has been produced m Yugoslavia, and will be released Nor. 3, when the Broadway run of the show will be closed. % More city news on page 19 CARPET and LINO (Complete Installations!) Me Estimatesl No Obligation! PHONI 327-8578 CAPITOL FURNITURE "Tht Carpet House of the South" Lethbridge may not have been the accident capital of Canada Monday, but it must have been close to the mark. Snow and icy conditions made roads extremely slippery with the result that between eight o'clock Monday morning and seven o'clock last night police reported 15 traffic accidents with damage estimated at $9,505. There were four major accidents. At 6:10 p.m., city police, responded to a call to the hill area on Highway 3 west of Lethbridge. Stanley Zwierzyn-sky of Vancouver, the lone occupant, lost control of his late model car and struck a power pole. Damage to the car, which was practically sliced in half when it struck the pole, amounted to $2,000. Zwierzyn-sky was rushed to St. Michael's General Hospital and treated for a broken pelvis. His condition this morning was satisfactory. (See photo on page one). At 6:18 p.m., vehicles driven by Ann Smith, Apt. 703 Stafford Place, and Robert Lang, 1613 17th Ave. S., collided at the Intersection of 11th Avenue and 5th St. S. Damage to the two cars was estimated at $3,200 with Mrs. Smith and her 8-month-old daughter, Natasha, taken to St, Michael's Hospital for examination. They were later released. Mr. Lang escaped injury. At 3:45 p.m., four cars collided at 6th Ave. and 10th St. S. Drivers were Effie G. Elliot, 305 Resma Manor, Neils Kris-toffersen of Nobleford, William Hill, 1604 6th Ave. S., and Ernest Kipp, 807 14th St. S. There were no injuries. At 5 p.m., Neil G. Brassard, 914 3rd Ave. S., lost control of his car at 5th Ave. N. and Highway 3 West. His car slid into a power pole. Damage was estimated at $840 and he was not injured. Lethbridge, Rainier entries top classes at seed fair By STEVE BAREHAM Herald Agricultural Writer The grand champion award for cereal grains was awarded Central Furnace Air Conditioning Carrier - Built To Last and have a beautiful summer the famous round one made onlv bv Carrier V Model 38GC. 34,000 BTU'S Was $860. NOW........ 749 PLUS INTALIATION AUTHORIZED DEALERS FEDOR'S IQkQ SHEET REFRIGERATION I METAl 2214 43rd St. S. I Ft 1709 2nd Ave. S. Phone 327-5816 | Phone 328-5973 to Connie Mercer of Lethbridge, and the potato grand aggregate award to Fujimoto and Sons, Rainier, in judging announced today at the annual Lethbridge seed fair. The seed fair is being held in conjunction with Agrorama '71, in the Lethbridge Exhibition Pavilion March 23-27. There were 235 entries at the fair this year, including the cereals, oilseeds, beans, hay and silage and potato divisions. Judges were Jack Anderson, Medicine Hat, cereals; Bob Simmons, Lethbridge, .oilseeds and beans; Tiebor Milaski, Ottawa, potatoes; Mike Hanna and Don Wilson, Lethbridge, hay and silage. First, second and third place winners in the various categories were: PEDIGRE5D CLASSES � Spring wheat - Huddlestone and Klsema, Warner; Erling Olson, Warner; Roy Long, Cardston. Winter whaer - Terra Seeds, Cardston; Huddlestone and Klsema, Erling Olson. Durum - Gordon Jensen, Spring Coulee; Huddlestone and Klsema, Fred Menslnger, Lethbridge. Two-row barl ay - Art Kalau, Coutts; Ken Welsh, Milk River, Tony Crooymans, Bow Island. Six-row barl ay - Art Kalau, Hlorath Brothers, Milk River, Ken Long, cardston. Flax - George Mehalko Turin; L. Dobry and Sons, Viking, Art Strain, Foremost. Grass Seed - Schlebout Seeds, Barons, tlrst and second, Ed Zoob, Wrentham. OPEN CLASSES: Hard spring what - Stan LaValley, Lethbridge, K. C. Seeds, Cardston, Frank Fletcher, Purple Springs. Open Durum - Russell Greeno, EASTER "CRAZY HAT" SPECIAL WIG BRUSH, WIG SPRAY AND WIG SHAMPOO FREEi w'*h the purchase of any MERLE NORMAN WIG 6 STYLES - NUMEROUS SHADES MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE COLLEGE MALL - 328-1525 "Home of the Personal Beamy Plan" Lethbridge, Gordon Jensen, Spring Coulee, Frank Young Jr., Burdett. Winter wheat - Connie Mercer, Lethbridge Oren Lyman, Cayley, Walter Strand, Lethbridge. Oats - Clayton's Pure Seed Farm, Vulcan, Chris Deurloo, Granum, Bill McDonagh, Cayley. Two-row barley - Walter Strand, Don Anderson> Kathryn, Ken Welsh. Six-row barley - Fred Menilnger, Ken Long, Val Nohr, Fort Saskatchewan. Malting barley - Don Anderson, Walter Strand, Willard Kilnserdahl, Nanton. Rye - Harvey Read, Nanton, Art Kalau, Mrs. G. Hlckey Lethbridge. Field Corn - Frank Young Jr., John Lyczlski, Bow Island, Fred Hranac, Coaldale. Field Beans - Frank Melee, Lethbridge, Mrs. c Deurloo, Granum. Garden Beans - K. Yano, Coaldale, first and second, May Uano, Coaldale. Mustard - Frank Young, Burdett, H. Matteottl, Lethbridge, Fred Schultz, Coutts. Rapeseed - Connie Mercer, Mrs. Russell Greeno Stan LaValley. Flax - Chris Deurloo, George Mehalko, Floyd Anderson, Barnwell. Forage grass seed - Julius Sorlba, Grande Prairie, Dick Mountain, Innls-fall, KneLong. Legume seed - Clayton's Pure Seed Farm, Twogee Developments Ltd., Lethbridge, Soren Peterson, Tilley. Alfalfa - Lawrence Watmough, Lethbridge, Peter Zymurchyk, Lethbridge, Murray Pavan, Lethbridge. Grass and legume mix - Peter Zymurchyk, G. Warnock, Iron Springs P. Schuld. Silage - G. Green, Duchess, P. Schuld, Iron Springs. POTATOES: Seed Netted Gems - Fu|imoto Bros., Teresa Fu|lmoto. Norland - Fullmoto Bros. TeVesa Fullmoto, Chuck Wesselman, Coal-hurst. Table stock - Netted Game - Teresa Fullmoto, Fullmoto Bros., Ohama Bros., Ranter. Table stock Norland - Fullmoto Bros., Ohama Bros. C. Shimoda, Lethbridge. JUNIOR CLASSES: Spring wheat-Donald Hanson, Calgary, Lome Hlckey, Lethbridge, Dale Hlckey, Lethbridge. Winter wheat - Bernard Lyczew-ski, Bow Island, Addison Lanier Lethbridge, Dale Hlckey. Oats - Dale Hlckey, Don Anderson, Donald Hanson. Barley - Don Anderson, Lome Hlckey, Bernard Lyczewskl. Flax - Don Hanson, Gary Strain, Bernard Lyczewskl. Spring wheat - Junior high school classes - sedgewlck Junior High, Sedgewlck, McNally School, Lethbridge, Sedgewlck Junior High. Honor roll Two southern Alberta students are on the honors list of Washington State University, Pullman, Washington. They are Sheryl L. Derochie, ( Claresholm (president's list - with minimum 3.8 grade-point average, and Robert K. Depher of Lethbridge - 3.3 minimum I grade-point average. i Follow the leader, Datsun 1600 Try ir. You re following a car with a list ut rallv wiih ,is kui^ ,)S an elephant s memory. A ear with the poke to put you where vou want to he Out in front. So don t just follow the lender. Pnve a Datsun 1600, and let everyt>ne else follow vi>u Here's what you see from the insidei Everything. You've got fantastic all-round visibility. Plus a list of extras that don't cost extra: Contoured bucket seats (reclining in four-door sedan and wagon). Tinted glass. 3-speed heater/defroster. Collapsible safety steering column. Headrests, harnesses and a padded dash. A solid unit body construction for extra protection. All-synchro 4-on-the-fIoor is standard, 3-speed automatic an optional extra. Here's what you get on the outsider Front disc brakes. All-independent suspension. Smart styling, in two doors, four doors or a wagon. Here's what you see under the hoodt A 1600 cc 96 hp 5-main-bearing overhead camshaft engine that squeezes up to 35 miles from every gallon of gas. Dual barrel carb. Alternator. Here's where you can see itt At any of 250 Datsun dealers across Canada- Any one of them will be happy to arrange a test-drive. DATSUN 1600 $2235' the more-fbr-your-money car PRODUCT OF NISSAN  Sugqeated retail price F.O.B. Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Hattfa*. Leeal freight, licence, provincial tax, ft applicable, extra. FOREIGN CAR (LETHBRIDGE) LTD. Corner 3rd Ave. & 11th Street S. Phone 327-3933 There are more than 1100 Datsun dealers across Canada and the U.S.A. ;