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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THI IETHBRIDGE HERALD Wsdneiday, May 20, Spoon River Anthology 'Out Of Place' At f 1 By Proxy Under New Greets By JOAN BOWMAN Herald Staff Writer WINNIPEG The Car Players of Labrador City, Nfld in a production of Spoon Rive Anthology, was described Tue dav night as a "group whic doesn't have the training w expect for a professional o near professional two-hour production "dida' lift off the stage." "It seems to me to be out o place" at this festival. "I'm bit defeated. I'm not sure can be of service to the Caro Players." The adjudicator, directoi general of theatre and1 drama conservatories in Quebec, gav favorable remarks on the gauging point. There is i previous play to compare tl opener with. The 17-member Lethbrid( cast had a CO-rrinute priva session with M. Beaulne durin which he suggested a numbe of areas needing improvemen the direction or the costume or the lighting but general the play was accepted as V 497 (CP) The govern ment proposed legislation Tuei day to lower the minimum vo ing age to 18 from 21 in feder elections, permit voting proxy to electors unable travel to the polls, and exte the vote to public servants a their families serving abroad. Jean-Marc Hamel, chief ele toral officer, described the would register will election officials in order to appear on the ballot with their candidates' names. A party sponsoring fewer than 75 candidates aci'oss the country woulc be barred from appearing on any ballot. Replying to a reporter's question outside the Commons, Mr. Macdonald said that KUALA LUMPUR (AP) -Prime Minister Trudeau flew into Malaysia from Australia tonight for a three-day visit. He was greeted in a light rain by Prime Minister Tunku Abdul mance" at the Dominio Drama Festival. M. Beaulne, DDF Adjudica tor for the six works entered ii the week-long event here, the "sincere interpreta :ion of the case" but he sale "most of the evening falls short of our expectations." The play, mitten by Ameri can author Edgar Lee Masters s a "recital in dramatic cos M. Beaulno said. About 100 former residents o: Spoon River as interpreted by 12 cast members, relate hov hey came to die and be buriec in the small American town's cemetery. Each actor had to portray 12 characters with little benefit o movement and none of plot 'he adjudicator said the cast's voices were hot rich enough nor varied enough to suggest more than a shallow change from one personality to the next. The Labrador production representing the Atlantic zone of the DDF, followed Monday night's play, The Hostage by Playgoers of Lethbridge. IIGHER ESTEEM It seemed evident by the ad-udicator of the Labrador entry and from the private adjudication Tuesday morning of the ilaygoers the Lethbridge pro-luction was held in higher es-eem by M. Beaulne than was initially indicated Monday night. He suggested the first pro-uction of the DDF is enjoyable entertainment. This opinion was largely r peated in a latter open pane discussion which the cast an director Dick Mells had wit representatives of UK DDF Winnipeg press and cast mem bers of the other plays. Tonight's presentation at th Playhouse Theatre, the thir entry in the DDF, will be Dilingual original Canadia work, Survivors-Survivants b Theatre One of Montreal. It should be a big night fo putting Alberta's high schoo French course to the test n'est'ce -jM f t MOST WANTED LIST Four new additions io Canada's Most Wanted Criminals list: Leopold Veronneau upper 32, five-10, 175 pounds, wanted for attempted murder and armed robbery) R. J. Palmer (upper 34, five-six, 147 pounds, wanted by RCMP in Victoria, B.C., for escaping custody; C. D. Bishop (lower 28, five-eight, 160 pounds, wanted by RCMP in Victoria, B.C., for possession of stolen property and by the FBI for sabotage; D. B. Bullen (lower 20, five-seven, .145 pounds, red hair, wanted by RCMP in Edmon-torkfor non-capital as the most thorough vision of the Canada Elections Act in more than 30 years. They were included in a b introduced in the Commons Government House Leader Doi aid S. Macdonald. Many of t proposals were made by t Commons privileges and elec tions committee in March. Mr1. Hamel said Tuesday estimates the drop in the votin age will bring another Canadians on to the elect! rolls, to join the vo ers registered for the June 2 1968, general election. The bill would also lower t age barrier to aspiring MPs 18 from 21. Election officia may be 18, except the returnin officer, who must be 21. PROXY CAN VOTE The government's propose 00 ZERO AT SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET Lethbridge 71 48 Medicine Hat 68 42 Calgary m 41 Pincher Creek 68 REPORT was relatively clear overnight. There were exceptions. A couple of localities had fog overnight. Regions in the west central areas reported cloud and scattered showers. Southern and central areas will have shower clouds today. These will clear overnight as the weather system in the northern states moves eastward. The northern areas of the forecast district will be mainly sunny today. A ridge moving in from tha west will give sunny skies and slightly warmer Thursday. Lethbridge, Medicine Hat Sunny with cloudy periods and scattered showers today. Mainly sunny Thursday. A little warmer on Thursday. Winds light today becoming W15 and gusty Thursday except W20 and gusty In Lethlridge region. Low-high, Lethbridge and Medici n a Hat, 45-70. Back After Refusal )ay Before CALGARY (CP) Twenty-our letter carriers who refused o work Tuesday because of an bnormally large work load ere back on the job today. The earners said they faced two to three times the normal mount of mail following the ong weekend, partially be-ause the federal government lailed welfare and pension leques early to avoid a pos-ible postal strike. The men, members of Local of the Letter Carriers Union Canada, voted 21 to 3 for a temporary stoppage but re-uraed to work the result of the national strike vote. Voting in Calgary was heavy ith union officials expecting majority of the. workers to avor a strike to back wage and job-security .Tee-La-Daw Camp Burns WATERTON LAKES-Carnp Tee-La-Daw burned here Tuesday afternoon. It is the Taylor Stake Girls Summer Camp. The name means Sweet Little Lady. Opened July 31, 1954, It accommodated about 20 girls. President Fay Walker of Raymond's Taylor Stake was1 assessing damage today. He will announce a decision as to whether or not the camp will be rebuilt. Cause of the fire is being 67 62 38 61 40 Peace River 58 33 69 55 Victoria 62 68 George 57 31 Kamloops 74 51 Vancouver 60 Rolls-Royce LONDON (Heuters) Rolls-Royce, the British aircraft engine and car-maker, will re-eive a jovernrnent loan, it was an-ounced Tuesday. A company tatement said profits last year eclmed by more than 50 per Albert 64 31 (forth Battleford 67 37 Saskatoon 67 46 Regina 59 43 Pas 63 38 81 50 Ottawa 77 48 Montreal 75 76 53 Frederictori 68 47 Charlottetown 65 51 St. John's, Nfld. 67 44 SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY Rowland (N D P S e kirk) said it is likely the legisla tion would drive farmers off the land. The proposed council would advise the government on set tag up marketing agencies am lold hearings before setting u] each agency. The bill because of cost. Mr. Mac donald said such a list wou] cost oi minimum of year1. Along with, broadening th ranchise, the second majo change proposed in the bill i the listing of the candidates party label on the and Thursday afternoon. SUPEi? SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS SUPER IP SAVINGS at THRIFTWAY DRISTAN NASAL MIST 1! OQlJ Reg. 1.29. vMH saveewerydaLj Mi ANACIN Regular 2.29. J SPECIAL SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY DRUGS York 64 56 .02 Los Angeles 68 58 Miami 81 74 periods today with iso-ated showers. Winds light. Low :onight and high Thursday at Cranbrook, 38 and 72; Castle-gar, 42 and 75. Most of the forecast Eased InMortgages OTTAWA (CP) Central ortgage and Housing Corp. offices have been told to take nio account "special condi-ons across the country when ortgage-holders fall behind in >ayments, it was learned here. Tom Goode B u r n a b Test Centre doses May 29 CALGARY (CP) The ve-licle testing centre will be closed by the end of the month, .entre superintendent Bob Owatanna 9S High Capacity POWER MIXER MILL See Ui Today For All Your MIXING REQUIREMENTS GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY PH. Reg 1 said the number of applying for grants mder the program rose to 630 in 1969-70 from 111 in 1967-68. Applicants had to show tha their research was in the Canadian PLAYTEX GLOVES For Soft Hondj and Hard Nails RBB. 1.49. Q Reg. 98c. f SPECIAL.. SPFCIil said in an interview e has been told by H. W. Hig-nett CMHC president, that any-ne running into trouble be-ause of labor disputes or un-mployment should visit a CMHC office and work things ut. Mortgage payments could be mporarily put off or reduced. Mr. Goode said unemploy-ent is heavy in his British Col-imbla riding because of a tow-wat strike that has shut down ills and resulted in many said here. The provincial governmen1 gave instructions to remove al Kjuipment by May 29, he said, >ut gave no indication of whal le building would be used for. The staff of four testers anc ne office girl will be retainec to operate a mobile centre which will move throughout the ity beginning June Officers Posted To North OTTAWA (CP) The defence epartment announced today he names of the three senior taff officers who will serve in northern region headquarters it is established later this ear in Yellowknife, N.W.T. The officers are: Commander D. Sweeney, 39, of Vancou-er, Lt.-Col. M. G. Bryan, 46, of 'hunder Bay, Ont, Lt.-Col. J. R. Vandal, 43, of Sorel, Que. The officers will serve with !rig.-Gen. Ramsey Withers, 39, Ottawa who was named pre-lously as headquarters commander. Maj, R, T. Lafcing of Regina ill serve as staff officer for logistics. Sraj. D. R. Bewley of oronto will be staff officer for communications. Master WO D. A. Morris of ttawa will serve as warrant of-cer and Sgt. J. M. A. Theriault Montreal will be chief clerk. Cpl. J. T. Dillon of Inuvik, .W.T., an Eskimo, will handle UM central DR1 ANT1-PERSPIR DEODOR> ANT SPRAY DEODORANT Picketed ?y Arabs, Jews TORONTO (CP) Police AS AT 9 COURTESY All highways in the Leth-ridge district are bare and in ood driving condition. B Highway 1 Trans Canada t ghway. Calgary to Banff is j. lostly bare and in good con- c ion, Banff to Revelstoke is g are and in good condition, f otroists are advised to 4 atch for fallen rock. The s anff-Radium and Banff-Jasper r ghways are bare and in good E idition. A Creston Salmo highway Is c re and in good condition. Mo- ists are asked to watch for ji lien rock, deer and caribou. B PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening hours; Carway 6 a.m. to 9 A.M. TODAY OF AMA Snow tires or chains ara no onger required when travelling a any mountain area. There is a 75 per cent restric-on on the following highways: ighway 3 Fincastle Medi-ine Hat; Highway 5 Ma-rath to Highway 61 'om the junction of Highway to Foremost and one mile outh of Foremost to Manyber-es; Highway 62 Magrath to el Bonita. Effective 7 a.m. pril 29 there was a 73 per ent loading restriction im-osed on Highway 23 from the mction of Highway 9 to arons. and Closing Cnutts, MST, Chief Mountain effective nita 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Roose-gate, B.C., 24 hours; Portbill-IB Put, cloud, 50th ANNIVERSARY WEEK UNIT 34 IETHBRIDGE Thurs., May 21st Smorgasbord Luncheon for ell past and over membtn General Smoker tor all members and their f SPECIAL V KING SIZE Cln. of 200 SS REGULAR M Ctn of 200 one man and summonsed another following an altercation utside a dinner for Israeli For-gn Minister Abba Eban Tues-ay night. The dinner was picketed by joth Arabs and Jews. Lion Levy, 22, of Toronto was mrged with possession of a angerous two springs om a chest and vith causing a disturbance. Simon Sabat, 28, of Hamilton, native of Palestine, was sum-onsed for causing a disturb-nee. He was among about 100 iro-Arab demonstrators who pa-aded outside the building. Mr. Eban spoke to about subscribers at a dinner or-anized by the State of Israel Jond Daily- SUpER SAVINGS AT 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. J 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (J and "YOUR I.D.A. AND REXALl DRUG STORE" 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 702 13th Streel North SUPER SAVINGS AT THRIFTWAY 18 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Del Be le, B.C. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Kings kerb 8 a.m. to midnight! ;