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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID Saturday, Mov 9, 1970 VIOLINIST VALERIE HORVATH AND SPEECH ARTIST KIM CHRISTENSEN (AS TOM SAWYER) AT CONCERT Festival Leader Honored At Concert By JOAN BOWMAN Herald Entertainment Writer An audience of about 800 persons Friday night attended the Stars of the Festival Con- cert which concluded the 40th annual Lelhbridge and District Kiwanis Music Festival. The concert, at the Para- mount Theatre, featured more than three hours of perform- ances by selected entrants in last week's eight day festival, plus presentation of close to 70 scholarships, awards and tro- phies. The concert was marked by a rousing round of applause for B. B. (Ben) Martin, a tamding organizer of the music festival. Mr. Martin, who cur- rently lives in a city auxiliary hospital, was prominent in fes- tivals in the 1940s and 1950s. His grand-daughter, Elizabeth, performed in Friday's concert and also won the ?25 William Fairbaim Memorial Award for folk song classes. Big individual winner in the festival was a native of Blair- more, Bonnie Jean Dobek, who made the 'Pass town rich- er by and two trophie-s one of them shared. Miss Dobek, 16, won the Horace Barrett Memorial Tro- phy and the Lelhbridge Music Theatre Senior Award, plus a tuition scholarship the bridge. University of Leth- She shared the Annie B. Cull Trophy, for vocal solos, with Mark Johnson of Lethbridge. Another big winner was Linda Johnson of Lethbridge, who was presented with the Janet McLeod Memorial Kiwanis Scholarship. The scholarship is presented to the most promising vocal classes. student in Miss Johnson also shared the her accompanist Ruth Nieboer of Nobleford. Miss Nieboer added to her share of the Vallance award, by winning the Alberta Piano Co. Scholarship for her performance in the Baldwin organ class. Laurie Fumagalli, another Blairmore resident, won a festival committee special ad- judicator award, plus the S50 Gordon Watkfcson Memorial Award, with Wayman Mth of Bellevue, for piara dust classes. Tlie Sherry Billon Memorial Trophy, presented to the most prorcsing 15 years of age and under, also went to Miss Fumagalli. Blairmore again hit the jack- pot when pianist Louise Costi- gan won summer school tuition to the Banff Eclicol cf Fine Arts, plus Registered the Lethbridge Music Teacher's Association Scholarship, award- Role Of Psychiatry Told At Meeting By MARGARET LUCKIIUIIST Herald Staff Writer "For generations the medical profession was regarded as lit- tle more than a bunch of witch Dr. L. J. Kotkas, Leth- bridge psychiatrist told dele- "gates to tie convention of the Alberta Association of Record Librarians Friday. "Fortunately, Dr. Sigmund Freud revolutionized the whole field of medicine when he in- troduced the concept of physi- cal illness and mental depres- sion resulting from emotional Dr. Kotkas said. "Psychiatrists are still regard- ed as head shrinkers, but our status has climbed today be- cause mental illness caused by one factor or another in our so- ciety, is definitely more com- mon." Dr. Kotkas said that the old "snake-pit" idea of mental hos- pitals did a great deal of harm because people expected men- tal hospitals to be that way, in- J. T. Vallance Memorial stead of what mental hospitals Award, for lieder classes, with i should be. TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose wisely the monu- meht lo honor your loved ones. We will be pleased lo assist you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS "We Have Been Sallsfylng Customers For Over 60 Years" 325 8th Si, S., Lelhbridga Phone 327-3920 WANTED SCRAP IRON NOW PAYING MORE FOR ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL Farm Industrial Anything Made of Ironl COPPER BRASS RADIATORS BATTERIES CAST IRON- Elc. Truck Truck Crane Service National Salvage Company LIMITED NEW LOCATION 206 33rd Slreel North Phono 328-1721 "Scrap Is Our Business" "Early electric treatment was violent and Dr. Kot- kas said, "patients had to be tied down, and the equipment used was cumbersome. How- ever, the treatment was never as bad as the illness; in many cases where it was required, had it not been used the pa- tient would not have recovered. Today, electrical treatment is more refined very humane and certainly life-saving." Dr. Kotkas said that people should know the symptoms ol depression, which so very often lead tragically to suicide. Peo- ple who threaten suicide are un- happy and need attention and help he said. In a question period Dr. Kot- kas said drug users who find themselves in trouble with the law are usually sending out an unconscious plea for help. They are genuinely suffering from some inner problems which they try to draw attention to through unorthodox means. "A young person seriously in- volved in drugs is usually say- ing, 'look at me, pay attention to me' and it is only when his par- ents or the law finally accedes to his demands that some prop- er steps can be taken to help him." In face to face confrontation with the patient, the psychi- atrist never allows the patient to see his response. "We can't allow the patient to think we are worried or concerned with something he has said or we lose his confidence. Sometimes even if the psychiatrist clears his throat, the patient takes that as a sign of disapproval and communication is Dr. Kotkas said. Dr. Kotkas said he would like to see more psychiatrists in practice in Lethbridge. "As we become more aware of people's needs and our social conditions become more fragmented, we'll find that most people could at. some time or other in their lives, benefit from psycliiatric help." ed for a promising competitor in piano, vocal, sirir.g or CTgan classes. And Lsthbridge pianist Jeff- rey Catalan, oE-Lcthbridge, a pererjnial award winner, took the Ls'hbridge Music Club Katherine Brown Me m o r i a 1 Scholarship, for an a adjudica- tor chosen senior music stu- dent. One Lsthbridge family, the Fosters, took away in scholarships, plus a share in a award. Clarinetist Peggy Foster won the Leister's Wind Instru- ment Scholarship and brother Bob took the Symphony Women's League Award. Perry Foster, and Kerry MacDonald of Lethbridge, shar- ed the Lethbridge Sym- phony Association Award, for competence in the stringed in- strument classes. Clrcirs directed by Anne Campbell won in scholar- ships and two trophies. The Teen Clefs were awarded the Martin Brothers Award; the Anne Campbell Singers, the S50 Ladies cf Kiwanis Award. The Teen Clefs won both the Mrs. Fred Jackson Memorial Challenge Shield and the Lay- ton Memorial Shield. The battle cf the school choruses directed by Ellyn Mells choirs directed by Ellyn Mells notably those from St. Basil's School, Mrs. Mells' choirs won the Brymr.er Shield, ATA Janet McLecd Memorial Shield, R. A Wright Challenge Trophy anr shared the Westminister School Cup with St. Joseph's School, Coaldale. FESTIVAL AWARDS Scholarships, awards and tro- phies presented at the Stars of the Festival Concert Friday for performers in the recent Leth- bridge and District Kiwanis Mu- sic Festival were: SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS Janet McLeod Memorial Kiwanis Scholarship, SI00; Linda Johnson, Leth- bridge. Lethbridge Music Club Katherlne Brawn Memorial Scholarship, SIM; Jeffrey Caiman, Lelhbritlge. Universily of Lethbridge Scholar- ships, each: Linda Schmold, Coal- dale; Bonnie-Jean Dobek, Blairmore; Bertha Kopp, Coaldale; Palricla Wo- Hew Daytcn. Banff School of Fine Aria, Tuition: Louise Cosligan, Blairmore. Lelhbridge Registered Music Teach- ers' Association Scholarship, S50: Lou- ise Cos Moan, Blairmore. Bsla Sigma Phi Honor Awards, 550 each: Kristien Bergnmans, Lethbridge; Elaine Dobek, Blairmore; Ed Gnandl, Lelhbrldge; Paf Ewing, Lelhbrldqe. Lelhbridge Registered Music Teach- ers' Association Sonatina Award, S25: Karen Dotek, Blairmore. W. T. Hill Memorial Award, Me Killop United Church Choir, Frank Ward, Lelhbridge. Martin Brolhers Award, S50: Teen Clefs, Mrs. Anne Campbell, Leth- bridge. Ladies of Kiwanis Award, S50: Anne Campbell Singers, Mrs. Anne Camp- bell, Lelhbridge. Allied-Arls Council Award, S50: John Niebcer, Noble ford. J. T. Vallance Memorial Award, S50: Linda Johnson, Lelhbridge, and Ruin Niebcer, Nobleford. Lelhbrldqe Musical Theatre Senior Award, SI00: Bonnie Jean Dobek, Lethbrldne Musical Thealre Junior Award, 550: Tamara Tagg, Cardslon. Rotary Club Scholarship, sSO: Terry Wolsev, Welling. William Falrbalrn Memorial Award, S25: Eliiaheih Marlln, Lethbrldoe. Miners' Library Cluh Awards, 525 each: Mark Johnson, Lelhbridge, and Judv Brlllner, Fcremcsl. CJOC Scholarship, Dwight Sie- mens, Leihbridge. Helnlzrmn and Co. Lid. Scholarship, Aria Caiman, Lelhbridge, and Karen Pczzi, Bellevue. Barbara Thrall Award, Kirk Artusnrfllt, Blalrmore. Rinaland's Canadian Corrmoser Award, S25: Faith Harms, Lelhbridge. Gordon Walklnson Memorial Award, S50: Laurie Fumatjalll and Wayman Man, Bellevuc. William Fairhalrn Memorial Pipe Orcan Scholarship, S50: Melanle Lay- ccck, Welling. Alberla Piann Co. Scholarship, S50: Rulli Niebcer, Nobleford. l-Clhbridoe Symphony Atsoci a 11 o n Award, S50: Perry Fcsler and Kerry AAacDcnald, Lelhbridge. Leislpr's Wind Inslrumenl Scholar- shio, 550: Pcqgy Fosler, Lelhbridge. symohon" Women's League Award, S50: Bob Fosler, Lclhbrldge. l.elhhridqc Herald Band Award, 5100: Winston Churchill High School Band, VV. J. Malhis. Mary B 1 g e 1 o w Award, 525: Mark Duncombe, Raymond. Klnefte Club of Lelhbridge Junior Speech Arls Award, Jane Takeda Raymond. Klnette Club of Lelhbridge Se nlor Speech Arts Award, SZ5: Michelle Tay lor, Raymond. Sir Alexander Gair Chapter IODE, 550: Sherl McFaddan, Prueggir's Accordion College Award S25: Violet Nagy, Lethbridge. Festival committee Special Adludl cator Award, 525: Laurie Fumagalll Blairmore. Festival Committee Special Adjudl color Award, J35: Tony Fumagi Blairmore. TROPHIES Horace Barrel! Memorial Trophy: Bonnie-Jean Dobek, Blairmore. Lay I on Memorial Shield: Teen Clefa, Lelhbridge, Mrs. Anne Campbell. Mrs. Fred Jackson Memorial Chal- lenge Shield: Teen Clefs, Lilhbrldge. Donaldson Trophy: Rhonda Darren, Lakeview School, and Mark Duncombe Raymond. Annie B. Cull Troony: Bonnie Jean Dobek, Blairmore, and Mark Johnson, Lelhbrldga. Florence Ann MacKenzle Memorial TroDhy: Raymond elementary, Mrs. V. Redd, and Susie Bawden School, Mrs, E. Provan. Sherry Bllton Memorial Trophy: Lzuria Fumagalll, Blairmore. Kale Bryee Nelscn Award: Kristien Eerghmans, Lelhbridge. Indeoendent Order ol Foreslers Tro- phy; Peggy Fosler, Lelhbridge; Run- ner-up Bob Foiler, Lefh- bridge; Runner-up Merlin Hall, Cartlslon. Edwards Cup: Happy Wanderers, R. baker School, Coaldale. Bryinner Shield: St. Basil's School. Mrs. Ellyn Melts. Westminster School Cup: St. Joseoh's School, Coaldale; and St. Paul's school, Lethbrldge. ATA Janet McLeod Memorial Shield: St Basil's School Grade 5, Mrs. Ellyn Me I Is. Rebecca Tobln Trophv: Wilson Jun- ior Hlqn School, Mrs. .B Walker. R. A. Wright Challenge Tronhy: St. Basil's School. Mrs. EHyn Mells. I Owen Williams Memorial Troohy: SI. Joseph's School, Coaldale, Sister Yvonne. Velma Redd Trophy: Raymond High School, Mrs. V. Redd Accordion Trophy: Margaret Horvath, Lethbridge. Qowman Shield: Grade 5, Stnator Buchanan School, W. E. Brooks and Gradt B Catholic Central, Mrs. Slad- nickl. Margaret Zaugg Trophy: Dana Gal- iraith, Raymond. Leona Palerson Trophy: Gall Kaml- omo, Raymond. You Ask Me By HERB JOHNSON FINISH HIGH SCHOOL AT HOME IN SPARE TIME If you are 17 or over ond have dropped oul of school, for FREE LESSONS and FREE booklet lells howl THE FASTEST AND MOST CONVENIENT WAY TO GET A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA. Prepare lo wrile Dept, of Educalion or College Entrance Examinations. For free book "How lo finish High School ol Home" NAME ADDRESS NATIONAL COLLEGE (ALTA.) 424 6lh AVI. S.E., CALGARY PHONE 262-4867 A CANADIAN SCHOOL 'TWERE is an excellent chance that 1970 will go down as the year cf the pollution problem. Pollution has become the magic word spawning a flood of news stories, seminars, teach-ins and protest marclies. Two thing? about this situation might provide some cause for concern, One of them is that we may have reached the point where it is time to go slow on the publicity campaign. While there are probably some people in North America who have not heard about pollution, the chance seems rather remote. The news media have given a great deal of coverage to anyone with anything to say on the problem; there have been many well-researched programs and columns on the subject. The question is: how much of this can we take before everyone becomes thoroughly bored with the whole thing? How many of us have become conditioned to react with a shrug every time another television documentary or book on pollution comes out? Perhaps the time has come to slow down on the publicity campaign and let the groups that have been formed go quietly about their work. All three levels of government have shown some indication ihat they are at least aware of the problem. Many citizens action groups have been formed. There is no problem in the whole world outside of full-scale war that is going to keep the interest of the public lor more than a few months. Trying to convince the man on the street that pollution is just as serious as nuclear war is doomed to failure. Continued efforts in this direction will simply alien- ate those who have become concerned. The second aspect of the situation that might be cause for concern: that in spending so much time and effort on pollution of the landscape we are ignoring another very important, and related, problem pollution of our minds. Slop and think about it. How much control do we exercise over goes into our minds? How much residue from the fall-out of books and movies do we carry around with us? And how aware are we what effect this accumula- tion of situation comedies, second-rate paperbacks and third- rate movies is having on our mental processes? There are even those who suggest that much of what our children learn in school is largely irrelevant to real-life situations and becomes excess baggage in later life. The point is, we expose ourselves', knowlingly or not, to a great mass of information every day. We all live in Marshall MacLuhan's electronic global village a community in which the media pour over us a constant stream of infor- mation. Perhaps we should pay more attention to Hie purity of this stream. Maybe it too, is polluted. A moratorium on pollution publicity may not be in. order, but perhaps it is time to give the environmental control people a rest and turn our attention to the ways in which we are polluting the internal landscape. SPEAKER David .A. Donaldson, CLU, 1970 prcsi-. dent of Ihc H.CSii member Life Underwriters Associa- tion of Canada, mil addrcsi the local Life Insurance Underwriters at 12 neon Wed- nesday at the Park Plaza. Members of the association from -Medicine Hat will also be attending. Mr. Donaldson Is a senior partner in the (Irm of Elder, Donaldson and Crolti of Toronto, which speciallies in the -writing of business In- surance, pensions .and estate planning. Art Show On Sunday About pieces of art by" junior and senior high school students will be on view Sun- day in a one-day show at Wil- son Junior High School. The exhibition, to run 2-5 pm., features 11 areas of art now taught at the sclraols, plus works by 10 teachers from Gil- bert Paterson Elementary and High, Wilson Junior High, Ham- ilton Junior High and Winston Churchill High schools, Lelh- bridge Collegiate Institute and Allan Watson Elementary School. Demonstrations by students in such crafts as batik, wheel- throwing and wocd-relief will be given in the three-hour show. Also included will be 20-min- ute performances by six band, choral and string groups from the participating schools. Tha show is open and .free to the public. ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 321-4095 Park Security Boosted For Summer The city parks and recreation department reports supplemen- tary patrols for parks security measures will be used again this year. The purpose of the patrols in parks is primarily to insure that these areas are available for public use and enjoyment. The regulations which will be enforced, are designed to en- sure that as many people as possible will be able to enjoy the parks. Problems in recent years have been dogs running loose and horses and motorcycles be- ing used in the parks. Owners of these are urged to co-operate with other park users by keeping dogs on a leash. Horses and motorcycles are not allowed in parks, al- though plans are presently be- ing developed to allocate areas for these activities by 1971. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS ft AUTO FIRE ROSSITEP AGENCIES LTD. ESTABLISHED 1911 Lower Floor S. Phon. 317.1541 BOB ATWOOD ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING PROMPT ATTENTION SMALL JOBS REASONABLE RATES PHONE 327-2954. HEINITZ PRINTERS STATEONERS LTD. 324 9th SI. S. Phone 328-1771 FOI YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS Invitation! Announcement! (24 Hour Service II Ntcrlinry) Irld. tooki Napkins Motchet Thank You Carrfl Wt provide Complimentary Personalized Head Table Place Cardt with each Order I FMI PAKKINO NOTICE TO THE CITIZENS OF LETHBRIDGE In answer to a recent advertisement by fourteen Lethbridge Plumbing Contrac- tors which appeared in this paper on April 11th, 1970, in regards to the increase in Service Call charges. Local 780 of the Plumbers Union wish to state that of the fourteen Contractors named in this advertisment only the follow- ing Contractors are signatory to the Union Contract with Local 780. G. H. Baxter Son (1968) Ltd. Phone 327-6543 City Plumbing Phont 328-1341 Paul's Plumbing Heating Ltd. Phon. 327-8123 Pyke Holberton Plumbing and Heating Ltd. Phon. 327-7994 J. Reive Plumbing Ltd. Phon. 327-5024 Whittick Mechanical Contractors Ltd. Phom 127-1014 ;