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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, May 25, 1970 Strom Visits Cyp ress Premier Harry Strom and Dr J Donovan Ross, Lands and Forests Minister, were due in Elkwatcr tcday to inspect exploration activitcs in Cypress Hills provincial park. Premier Strom had said earlier in Edmonton the trip to this area, in his home riding of Cypress, was not specifically for an inspection. But the two planned to meet with the local fish aod game association, and exploration in the areas was discussed in cab- inet last week. The Elfcvrt'er Fish and Game Association organized a protest after mineral exploration acti- vity was discovered inside the park. The company involved had purchased a provincial exploration lease on the land. Mr. Strom indicated tlte pre- sent exploration will not be curtailed. But he said the prov- ince still is studying whether to grant surface exploration rights in provincial parks. Mr. Strom will also address a meeting of the Foremost Fish and Game Association tonight. Sheila Pisko Records A First For Southern Alberta Local Actress Captures Award Lethbridge Drama Winner Sheila Pisko In Winnipeg Band Concert On Tap Tonight The Lethbridge Collegiate In-1 Almost 200 University stitute stage and concert Lethbridge bands, and the Gilbert Pater- ceive degrees _Saturday in son School stage and concert bands will present a concert at the Yates Memorial Centre this evening at 8 o'clock. Conductor of all the bands is Historic Convocation Scheduled Saturday Jerry Pokamey. Tickets will be available the Yates box office preceding the concert. Mass Parachute Exercise Set In a special activity to commemorate the first para- chute junp into action by Ca- nadian troops, on D-Day in 1944, the Canadian Airborne Regiment will stage a mass parachute exercise June 5, it was announced today. CapL Peter Mackenzie said BOO men will take part in the jump at the Canadian Forces Base at Namao, 10 miles north of Edmonton. STUDENT SERVICES INC. We offer lomcaping Painting Fence Building All minor repairs and services Free eitlmales Reasonable rafet PHONE GREG OR VIC 327-0872 or 328-7433 INVEST IN THE FUTURE USE A STUDENT of re- the third annual Spring Convoca- tion at Southminster United Church. The 1970 class is a historic group since it included many students who began their bach- elor of arts degree program when the university first open- ed its doors in 1967. Graduating class members will be special guests at a number of activities through- out the week anil on Convoca- tion weekend. The U of L Alumni Associa- tion will sponsor a dance and buffet Friday and the univer- sity will sponsor the annual Chancellor's Banquet Friday and the President's Banquet and ball Saturday. Two honorary degrees will be conferred on outstanding western Canadians during the ceremonies. The honorary degrees are the third and fourth presented by the U of L: last year, Senator James Glad- stone, of Cardston, and the late Judge J. H. Sissons, of Ed- monton were honored. The 1970 Doctor of Laws, honoris causa degrees will be presented to Asael E. Palmer, of Lethbridge, and Murray AdasMn, of Saskatoon. Mr. Palmer, 82, is a pioneer of the Lethbridge area, and was a major contributor to the development of the highly-pro- ductive irrigation fanning methods of southern Alberta. Mr. Adaskin, 64, is compo- ser-in-residence at the Univer- sify of Saskatchewan, Saska- toon, and was professor of mu- sic and chairman of the U of S music department prior to his current appointment The main address to Convo- cation will be given by J. W. Cousins, professor of history and chairman of the history de- partment at the U of L. Prof. Cousins was chosen as fea- tured speaker by the graduat- ing students. Nice degrees will be confer- red with "Great equivalent to a A av- erage throughout the degree program, and 20 with "Distinc- tion" an almost-perfect academic record. Arabian Horse Show To Feature 150 Horses By JOAN BOWMAN Herald Staff Writer WINNIPEG Playgoers of Lethbridge are expected to ar- rive in Lethbridge early this evening with the first award ever presented a southern Al- berta drama group at the Do- minion Drama Festival. Sheila Pisko, 24, who appear- ed as Teresa in the group's pro- duction of The Hostage, won the Grace Elliott Trudeau Award, worth as the best actor or actress under 26 years. The award, donated by the prime minister's mother, was presented at the final night's proceedings here of the six-day event The DDF is to alter its struc- ture and name in 1971, and combine both professional and amateur groups in a showcase event at the National Arts Cen tre in Ottawa. Since it was founded in 1932, the DDF has emphasized back- ing of amateur groups. Five other members of Play- were mentioned by DDF adjudicator Guy Beaulne as runners up in three other categories. Hazel Skaronski, the prostitute Ropeen in The Host, age, was in contention for the best supporting actress award. Winner in the category was Rosemary Smith of the Pent- house Players' production of Teahouse of the August Moon, Miss Smith was one of five women appeared in Tea- house, whose cast comprised largely of inmates of the Mani- toba Penitentiary at Stony Mountain. Both Phil Story (Mr. Mul- leady) and Jim Elliott (Fear- gus O'Connor) were runners-up for the best supporting ac- tor award. Mr. Storey and Mr. Elliott, plus two cast members of Tea- house, were beaten out for the award by Tom Mackan. Mr. Mackan appeared as Freddie in The third annual Chinoo' Arabian Horse Show will be held Saturday and Sunday a the Lethbridge Exhibition grounds. About 150 purebred Arabian horses are expected to be reg istercd for the two day event which will feature 15 classes including: English classes, Western trail pleasure pleasuri drivinj tests, costume class, par] horse tests, halter class am gymkhana events. The show begins at 8 a.m Saturday, with halter anc breeding classes to 1 p.m. through evening performanc< classes. Several outstanding horses are entered in the show, in eluding Basquina, severa times in Canada's national top 10 mares, and Khala Sabi champion gelding from the In ternational Arabian Horse Show in Calgary and high poin y IMPORTED AJCCWOeS For SPRING JUST ARRIVED LARGE SELECTION New 10 Foolen Eyelets Fringed Chiffons Bold Prints Lace Mantillas to MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE College "Home of the Personal Beauty Plan f NOTIfF livlllL TO CONSUMERS OF aTY UTILITIES Due to the strike of Local 70, Canadian Union of Public Employees, it Is Impossible to obtain meter readings for water and electricity consumption. In order for the city to provide employment for the non-striking office staff, represented by Local 70, the following action is being taken 'relative to garbage collection charges and billings for light, water and sewage disposal. Garbage collection charges are being billed up to and including May 8. Starting May 11 no charges wili be made for garbage collection until the strike is finished If the strike is over by May 26, only 50 per cent of the garbage charge will be levied. If it lasts beyond this date, the normal month's billing will be cancelled. Light and water readings made up to and including May 11 are being billed in the normal manner. Thereafter, during the strike, bills for light, water and sewage disposal will be made on a conservative estimated basis. When the strike is settled and meter readings are obtained, adjustments will be rnau'e on tho animated readings. The sanitary landfill is open for public use. Those who cannot or do not want to use this facility should store their garbage in plastic bags in their back yards or garages. When ths strike is over tha gorbago will be picked up by the city. Garbage bags are available at city hall free of charge or may be purchased at various stores. T. I. FERGUSON, City Manager performance horse in Alberta during 1969. Judging the show will be Dr. Robert Barter, Arabian horse breeder from Pocatello, Idaho, Steward will be Ted Crooks, Calgary. Show secretary is Mrs. George Allen of Taber. There is no admission charge to the show. University Calendars Available The 1970 1971 University of Lethbridge course calendars are now available, and, can be acquired by visiting the uni- versity registrar's office, or by mail. More than copies of the 152 page calendar have been printed so far, and more are expected shortly. Only one major change Is apparent in the calendar's new streamlined form: one line reads, "The university re- serves the right to add, modify or withdraw any course or courses without notice, and to revise the semester schedule of courses." The statement is necessary following several court deci- sions in other university een- ires which termed the calendar as part of the contract entered into between a student and a university. This meant that a university was legally required to offer any program listed in its calen- even if only .one student was interested in taking it an expensive undertaking. The D of L calendar was re- vised and shortened fsom the .969 1970 edition, by Jim ?ishbcurne, community rela- tions co-ordinator. Miclielson Lectures In Montana Inspector Ralph D. Michel- son, Lethbridge city police, lec- tured at the Montana Law En- forcement Academy, Univers- ity of Boseman, Montana, dur- ing the weekend. Insp. Michelson was asked by the university to speak to a group of 25 law enforcement officers from the western states, currently attending the academy. Criminal proeeedure and in- vestigative technique were the topics of his .lectures. Insp. Michelson has been with the Lethbridge city police force for 22 years, 10 of them as an inspector. FUR COAT STORAGE TIME THE LETHBRIDGE FURRIERS PHONE 327-2209 DRY CLEANING COIN OPERATED BY THE POUND MINIMUM OF 4 POUNDS LEE DUCK DRY CLEANERS 330 13th Street N. Phono 327-3770 ARMY, NAVY AIR FORCE VETERANS GENERAL MEETING Monday, May 25th P.M. IN THE CLUBROOMS A GOOD TURNOUT WOULD BE APPRECIATED A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, by the Saint Thomas More Players of Hamilton. Jack Wnrburton, Pat in The Hostage, plus a cast member of Teahouse, were beaten out by Richard Farrell for the best actor award. Mr. Farrell ap- peared as Harry Berlin in Luv, by the Sault Theatre Workshop of Sault Ste. Marie. (A Medi- cine Hat Civic Theatre produc- tion of Luv appeared at the Alberta Regional Drama Festi- val in Lethbridge.) All six directors at the DDF including Dick Mells of The Hostage, were in contention for the best director award. The honor was accorded Robert Tembcck of the only French Canadian entry, vivants. by The- atre One of Montreal was the big winner of the festival, tak- ing three of nine awards. The production, a dance acting profile of modern life after the dropping of the bomb at Hiro- shima, won for best set design, best direction and best stage lighting. A Day in the Death of Joe Egg won awards for best sup- porting actor and best actress (Maureen Langridge who ap- peared as Sheila in the Peter Nichols Spoon River Anthology by the Carol Players of Labrador City took one award. Cast member' Marion Crocfcwell won a scholarship from the Banff School of Fine Arts. The award is given for candidates between 17 and 35 years.. Mrs. Smith was the sole win- ner for Teahouse, and Mrs. Pisko for The Hostage. which won the best actor award, was the final presenta- tion at the DDF. M. Beaulne, director-general of drama and theatre conser- vatories for the Quebec gov- ernment, said the production came partly close to the author's intention, but "very otfen couldn't carry on the full enjoyment of the circus." In his public adjudication, he said the play often became bor- ing "because the actor's are using strictly what is given them. I don't know if it's the fault of the director or of the actors." Mr. Fnrrell, who won the award, was a "delightful clown. He has a flair for com- edy. He was the highlight of to- night's play." Jeffrey Caiman Triumphs At Provincial Festival Pianist Jeffrey Caiman of Lethbridge was the sole local first-place winner at the Alber- ta Music Festival Saturday in Calgary. Mr. Caiman, 16, won the jun- ior piano division. Second place was taken by Louise Costigan, Blairmcre. School Windows Smashed City police report vandals broke worth of windows in Hamilton Junior High School Sunday and Immanual Chris- tian School on Stafford Drive was broken into sometime over the weekend. Apparently nothing was sto- len or damaged from Im- manuel Christian School. Police are investigating both incidents. Peggy Foster of LeUibridge, a clarinetist, came second to Tony Heyblorn of Calgary in the junior wind instrument class. Cellist Perry Foster, also of Lethbridge, placed second to the junior cello class. Other entrants from the Lethbridge and District Ki- wanis Music Festival who fail- ed to place first at. the one- day provincial finals were: the Anne Campbell Singers, Teen Clefs, pianist Linda Schmold, soprano Linda Johnson, singer Bonnie-Jean Dobek of Blair- more, violinist Valerie Hor- vallj, Dana Galbraith and Gail Kamitomo of Raymond, both in speech classes. The Winston Churchill High School band, which was invited to enter the finals, was unable to attend. Conductor Willie Mathis was in Winnipeg this week as a cast member of The Hostage, the western-rone rep- resentative in t h e Dominion Drama Festival. A 21 year old violinist, Cenek Vrba, was the biggest winner in Calgary. Mr. Vrba of Calgary won the Olga Niclde Memorial Award and the IODE Beethoven Award. ACE BUILDING SUPPLIES LUMBER and BUILDING SUPPLIES ROUGH PLYWOOD rough fir ply. Sheet rough fir ply. Sheet......., 360 3" rough spruce. Sheet rough spruce. Sheet....... 15 Sale, sheaf ASPENITE 2.99 I Sale, sheet WHILE THEY LAST PITTSBURGH PAINTS FENCE PAINT LATEX or OIL BASE Per Gallon, Only 5 .95 FENCES and GARAGES ton supply all iha mater- ials you nfed and can you an male en cos} (o built. PERFECT COMBINATION DOORS WE HAVE All THE HARDWARE FOR THE DO-IT-YOURSELFER ACE BUILDING SUPPLIES Corner of 5th Ave. and 24th St. N. ;