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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta DID YOU KNOW. If it is not convenient to see ui during the day We are open Thursday and Friday evenings until 9 p.m. to as- sist you with your travel requirements. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MAIL PHONE 328-3201 The Lethktdge Herald SECOND SECTION Lclhbridge, Alberta, Thursday, May 18, 1972 PAGES 13 TO 26 NOW IN OUR NEW LOCATION CECIL OXENBURY DISPENSING OPTICIANS LTD. 101 PROFESSIONAL BLDG. 740 4th AVE. 5. LETHflRlDGE, ALBERTA Summer is coming. Be ready with a pcir of Prescription Sunglasses. WHICH DO YOU PREFER? Water rationing remains a possibility today, although the dirt in the water from the Oldman River has dropped to 900 -parts per million from Wednesday's reading of parts per million. The normal level is 200-400 ports dirt per million parts water. City engineer Randy Hofield said if the demand for water increases now. he will have to ask for curtailment of lawn and garden watering. There is enough water for essential needs, he said. Water treatment technician Larry Dye illustrates the difference between the raw water taken from the river and the product distributed to the city after treatment, Kerber Photo Birdie did not shine By HiARLENE COOKSIIAW Herald Staff Writer The Lethbridge Collegiate In- stitute's production of Bye Bye Birdie Wednesday night was mediocre performance with few brilliant spots that made the whole show worth watch ing. The play approached three hours in length and wasn't paced well enough to make you unaware of the time. Set changes should not have taken as much time as they did. Bye Bye Birdie has a lot of really good lines and interest- ing characters, but in to many cases the audience laughed at ART BSETRICH DENTURE CUNIC DENTAL MECHANIC Schwartz Bldg. 222 5th St. S. Phone 328-4095 -V- I the h'ne rather than the way the characters said them. Albert's mother, played by Lee Heinhardl, had the poten- tial of a strong dynamic and hilarious character, but mostly she came off as a lonely old lady who said some funny things. David and Laurie Mann as Mr. and Mrs. MacAfee were by 'ar the most outstanding actors on ths stage. The gruff father and his fluttery wife were de- ightful to watch and demon- strated the talent and adapt- ibihty of a young brothcr-sis- ,er team. Mark Litchfield as rock and roll singer Conrad Birdie was another bright and lively addi- ion to the cast. His performance especially shone in the musical numbers. In general, however, the cast a whole lacked something. he youthful drive and excite- nent that should have been here wasn't, there was a Iraggy feeling when there ihonld have been a bounce and ARTISTIC i PICTURE FRAMING ARTISTS' SUPPLIES ART GALLERY 710 5 AVE S IETHBBIBCE-AITA i Weekdays 9 to FOR QUALITY AND REASONABLE PRICES CALL AT GARDENTEREA 7th Ave. and 20th St. N. SHRUBS TREES PERENNIALS BEDDING PLANTS All shrubs and trees Pre Potted For Planting OPEN MONDAY, MAY 22 For Your Convenience CATCH ALL THE ACTION THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH THE ALL NEW KODAK POCKET INSTAMATIC Model 20 Featuring Tho little camera with Iho big picture Flash pictures without flash batteries t Easy drop-in landing. NOW ONLY Wafch for more new models to como .75 "WHERE SALES ARE BACKED BY SERVICE" McCREADY-BAINES__________ PHARMACY LTD. 614 3rd Ave. S. Phono 327-3555 Also operating WATERTON PHARMACY LTD. in Wntnrton National park brightness about the whole thing. It may have been just be- cause it was a second-night per- formance or because the au- dience was small. Probably a lot had to do with the fact that it's the first production by tho school in three years and most of the cast hasn't had any act- ing experience outside the school. A production a year would definitely improve the natural quality on stage and give the students a chance to apply what they had learned from a previous performance. The production crew had some well-qualified members as well. Jerry Pokarney led the LCI school band in a good, strong accompaniment to the musical numbers, and his wife Diane's choreography brought a bright young quality to the stage. A small dance scene by Lori UUy is worth mentioning. A young, talented dancer, her per- formance was bright and sim- ple and professionally done. Sets, designed by Art Pozzi and Jack Stead, provided a stark white background for the aclors, and were just what was needed. The production continues at the Yates Memorial Centre at tonight and Friday, with tickets available at the box of- fice. 3S CHURCHES There are 38 churches serv- ing 21 religious denominations in Lethbridge. Stop the simmer! MOX' central cooling is just a phone call away and only Plus Installation Includes: Bttih cnn- flensing unit. 20 foot line set and evaporator coil, Enjoy it now! CHARLTON and HILL LTD. 1262 2nd Avo. S. Phono 328-3388 Certified dealer Tune Air lost new route due to one-province plan By JOE MA later" when PWA has a better Herald Staff Writer bargaining he said. 1 Asked Time Airways has a chance in an appeal re- i versing the CTC decision, Mr. i Ritchey said, "I don't think so. t i i have already got the H- Lethbndge lost its bid to serve i cence Grande Prairie. 'But there cannot be two win- Milton Ritchey, president of Thunderbird Airways of Prince George. B.C. said today he is sorry that Time Airways of l In Ottawa, Transport Minister Don JamJeson said Time Air- ways can appeal to the CTC or j to him if Time wants the deci- j sion to be reversed. Mr. Jamic- son did not make a commit- ment, saying, "unless we re- ccivc the appeal, I am power- i less to act." Time President Stubb Ross I lias called fjie CTC decision "a foolish move" and said he will make an immediate appeal to i the minister. He said "the peo- ple of Grande Prairie are hot h a p p y with the decision and will raise hell." Mr. Ross was out of town to- day and unavailable for com- ment on Mr. Ritchey's side of ners." lie Th3 Harpk1 in nadian Transport Commission did not award the route to us for nothing." Mr. Ritchey said for one thing, his airline made the ap- plication to serve Grande Prai- rie first. "Time Airways made its application only after our plan was he said. "The most important dif- ference between our proposal and Time Airways' proposal was that we serve two prov- inces, and Time Airways only he said. Thunder-bird will fly to more cities from Grande Prairie, Mr. Ritchey said. "Once our airline is in operation in Grande Prai- rie, people there can travel to Edmonton with stopovers in White Court and Hint on, and travel to Prince George with stopovers in Dawson Creek and he said. Mr. Ritchey pointed out thai while the city of Grande Prai- rie supported Time's applica- tion, "they also supported our EDMONTON The govern- application." ment is prepared to consider Asked when Thundorbird will I relaxing the qualifications for commence service to Grande teachers in special schools, Prairie, Mr. Ritchey said, expect to commence the ser- vice in two weeks. "At first we will use a Ces- sna 402, which carries eight passengers in addition to the crew, for one flight a day. lie- pending on the demand. we Residents protest parking two- By RUDY HAUGENEDEH Herald Staff Writer Special parking permits for residents living in two-hour parking areas may be on the next city council agenda. The residents of the -100 aiuj 500 blocks and 7th, Ilth and 9th streets signed a petition which requests that each household he issued with a parking permit (o allow all-day parking for them in front of their homes. "At present we feel we are unfairly penalized for six days of the week including Satur- day." The petition continued: "The parking regulations, as they stand at present, are both in- convenient and costly." Primarily a residential re- Sufficient off-street parking b not available for them. Almost all of the residents said they feel the petition will fall on deaf city hall ears and be tabled or filed and that noth- ing will happen. "We've been fighting for bet- tor parking regulations for us However none of the alder- for years, but we've usually gion, Ihe rrommcrcially-zonoj arc-a near downtown has re- stricted two-hour parking be- tween 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily except Sunday. Some residents claim to have won, in their fight to get park- ing permits, the support of few alderman. men have to date made stand nor in fact statement? supporting the residents. Many of those signing the pe- tition were elderly people who cannot afford to both drive and pay parking tickets. Tlie current regulations in j front of their homes call for 52 penalties if their cars remain parked longer than two hours between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Cabaret fines are By LARRY BENNETT Herald Staff Writer Wednesday was a costly and busy day for six men charged with varying charges- resulting from a disturbance and alleged assault at the El Rancho Motor Hotel cabaret March 18. In a morning trial at Leth- bridge magistrate's court Mich- ael Lee Swallow, 25. Topeka, Kansas, Samuel Charles (Carl) Olsen, 26, Allen Louis Blomme, 25 and Donald Andrews, 21, all of Lethbridge, were found guilty of causing a disturbance at the cabaret. Each man was fined as- sessed no costs or given the al- ternative of two months in jail in default of payment. In addition to the fines, Blomme and Olsen were each sentenced to 30 day jail terms for their part as ring-leaders in the incident. Andrews was sentenced to an additional 10 day jail term and the American, Swallow, receiv- ed no additional sentence when Judge L. W7. Hudson indicated he would be deported at the end of a two month jail term be- cause he could not pay the fine. Immediately following their convictions the four men, plus Richard Burrows, previously acquitted on the causing a dis- turbance charge and Michael D. Waggoner, 29, Anchorage. Alaska, were taken to the court house for a continuation of a trial on joint charges of assault causing bodily harm to Al Hober, manager of the cabaret. The assault charges also stemmed from the Marcli ]R in- cident at the El Rancho Motor Hotel. The second trial of the day was adjourned until May 24 at 9 a.m. in Lethbridge magis- trate's court when the defence was unable to complete its pre- sentation following the testi- mony of Olsen, one of the ac- cused, and a witness in his be- half. Bob Babki, defense counsel for four of the accused, request- ed the adjournment to allow time for records from the first trial to be completed so he might use them in the second trial. Murray Sibvon, agent for tho attorney-general in Lethbridge, concurred with (lie request. been told to politely go to hell by city summed one res- ident. Various police and judicial system members are sym- pathetic with the problem en- countered. Provincial Judge L. W. Hud- son recently commented in court that he "understands" and is "sympathetic" towards the problem, and suggested that arrangements be made with the police and city hall contact, ed. The police say they have no power to change the bylaws Bet by the city. Healy sentenced to life Rodney Garfield Jos eph Healy, 27, of the Blood Indian reserve, was sentenced to life imprisonment Tuesday at tho Fort Macleod sitting of the Al- berta Supreme Court when he was found guilty of non-capital murder. The charge stemmed from the Oct. 23, 1971 shooting death of Gordon Heavy Shields, 29, also of the reserve. Healy was sentenced at the end of the dav-long trial by Chief Justice V. Milvaine. mans body in river near 'Hat Teacher qualifications rules SiT may be relaxed by govt. Tiy GREG McINTYRE Herald Staff Writer Education Minister Lou Hynd- man said Wednesday in the leg- i.slalurc. The Dorolhv Gooder School for retarded students at Leth- bridge and others like it, have heel] taker, over by the govern- ment because of lack of money and local school boards in- slruclcd (o upgrade the qualifi- cation of staff in them, said Dick Gruenwald (SC Leth- bridge Mr. Gruenwald asked the demic knowledge of educa- tion." The Lethbridge MLA asked if the minister would intervene to stop a school board refusing to hire special school teachers un- less they had a certificate. Mr. Hyndman said "that is the kind of question where one would have to know the specific instance but I'd be more than happy to look at a request of that kind." The body of a man recovered from tho South Saskatchewan River, near Medicine Hat noon Wednesday has been positively identified as Peter Venhuis, 325 12th St. B N., by his son. Mr. Venhuis was tentatively identified last month as the who had cither jumped or fallen into the Oldman River from a cat-walk at the base of the liigh level bridge April 27. The body was first spotted floating in the river near the CPR bridge in Medicine Hat by a passing motorist. It was re- covered by the fire department cue boat and Medicine Hat police by a park in the cit When first discovered the body was believed to be that of a 16-year-old boy missing since Monday from Medicine Hat and believed to have been drowned. The Venhuis car was dis-. covered abandoned the after-1 noon of the same day near the high level bridge. A search of the river bank I near (he bridge resulted in the discovery of a hat. identified bv Mrs. Venhuis, as one worn by her husband. Unsuccessful dragging opera- tions for the body were called off in the evening of the same day and were not continued. Spot checks of the river in the city limits were carried out by city police for about a week. Medicine Hat is about 180 river miles from Lethbridge. may use a larger aircraft and increase to two flights a day.'' Mr. Ritchey said CP Air "did not oppose our application as strongly as they opposed Tinio Airways because Time Ainvny.s picked' up all of (heir passcn-: eduralion minister if the new gers.'' government will require all i' He said PWA also intervened, Isadiers at special schools to but due to the fact that PWA havn teaching certificates. has license lo only Prince My Hyndman replied "no. ncl necessarily. We are looking i ir.lo whether there is a suffi- cicnl degree of flexibility in Iho regulations regarding ccrtifica-! lion, especially in areas of spe- j tial educalion where one might j well he able lo argue that a de.srec of empathy and sym- pathy towards (lie person who is taught, and helped is perhaps ns important, or more impor- tant I h a n any cerebral aca- George and Dawson Creek "they are not too interested in coming in at this "They (PWA) may come in SMILEY'S PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 328-2176 CLIFF BLACK, Certified Denial Mechanic SLACK DENIAL LAE Lower LGVC! MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONF 527-285'' TORO ROTO TILLERS Heavy cast iron chanit Tiller tines guaranteed for life. Full one year warranty Horizontal shaft 4 cyela engine. 3 H.P. Special 4 H.P. Special 199." 224-95 Call Hardware 327-5767 DOWNTOWN Do you have merchandise to consign? WE HAVE A Free Pick-Up Service AUCTION BARK 2508 2nd Ave. N. Phone 327-1222 NEW YORK FURS< 604A 3rd Ave. S. 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