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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE ItlHDRIDGE HERALD Thuisday, November 5, 1970 ii Spcnkcrs Agrue, Little Effect Locally ar Measures Act By HEH1! JOHNSON basis of a section of (lie regu- Herald Staff Writer lotions lli.it prohibits Ihc oom- 1 mimicatfon of stfilemenlx on bc- Spenkcrs at a University ut hair of lire outlawed FLQ. Lcthbridgc learn in At no lime, lie said, was it day generally agreed that [lie'the department's intention to effeet locally of the JIco-1 make any arrests In Hie mailer, sures Act hod minimal I Insp Michctson, in a point-by- nnd thnf what repercussions point eoniparison of (ho puhtic there were had been ar- order regulations and file criin- ranted. j inal code, said the War Meas- Inspeclor Ralph Michclson or, tires Act actually gave very few the Lclhbridgc ricparl-1 additional powers lo the police. ment, who look action against j fhe newspaper. The iVIeliorist, in Hie matter of pub- no reason why it should not be published, he said. Tlic document itself is an un- reasoned one, written by mad men. he said, but it is an im- portant part of Canadian history anil should he available to the It was possible lo detain person without bail for a longer period of time and to search a (lie WMA was jus lificd because of the situation in Quebec1, he said, but it was not the government's intention to so beyond Uiat situation. The Alberta Attorney Gen- eral was "misguided in his in- terpretation ol the set as it ap- lisliing the FLQ manifesto, said, private dwelling place without plied lo the publishing of the lhl, art; a warrant under (lie regulations, [m-v Testo." he sairi. Lawyer Murray Shivon, in an examination of the effect of the act on civil rights, again made reference to ihe extension of the time a person may be de- tained without bail. J-Ic also mentioned restric- lions on the freedom ol speech and of the press. These were miw limited, he said, only if a should have any effect on Lclh- but other than that there was bridge at all. really nothing in tire act not Insp. Michelson tolci an already provided for in the ence of about 151) students at criminal code, he. said, the learn in on civil righls, j The WJIA may have spe- the War Measures Act and Que- cific [unctions In Quebec, he bee, that ulien the public order said, but in Lethbridge it should regulations issued under the act j have no effect whatsoever, were received i( was fell (here! Cleo Mowers, editor and pub- would he no reason to take any I lisher of The Lethbridgc Her- action related lo them locally, aid, said no restraint should i person advocated publicly the It was only when a complaint hare been imposed in Alberta policies of the FLQ, otherwise was received regarding the lie- on the publication of the FLQ liorist publication thai the po-! manifesto. lice took aelion. The manifesto had been broad- This was done, he said, on the' cast in Quebec and there was were not affected. Other civil rights of indivi- duals had not been greatly in- fringed upon, he said. FLQ Effort Said Doomed The efforts of the FLQ to over- rich and poor causes tensions nomic scale are finding ways throw the present structure in I "'at cannot be extended iodef of moving up the ladder and Quebec will fail because the ma-! betorc cause an cx' i wil1. gradually close the gap, he jority of cilizens have found ways of improving their condi- tion, Father Rev. MacJIabon of tbe College Jean in Eilmon- j bee are doomed io fail because plosion. Attempts on the part of the FLQ lo create enough tension to cause a revolution in Que- ton said Wednesday. file majority of those who have Comparing (he situation in Quebec and Canada to that which exists in underdeveloped nations of Ihe world, Father MacMahon said there were He spoke lo an audience at on the low end of the eco- the afternoon session of a Jearn- in on civil rights, the War Mea- sures Act and Quebec, held at the University of Lethbridge. Potato Meeting The Alberta Potato Commis- sion will hold its annual meet- ing Nov. 19-20 in Brooks. About 150 growers are ex- pected to attend (he meeting will feature discussions on many factors concerning the industry from harvesting to :-cientiiic research. countries as Palestine, Viet Nam nnd Algeria. Alberta will be Lhe most re- actionary when it comes to un- derstanding and dealing with the situation in Quebec, he said, because it is the richest of the 10 provinces. la these countries, as in Can- ada, ho said, the gap between CADET NEWS The BCSCC Chinook Band will practise tonight aboard ship at 7 p.m. The practice will said. It is difficult for Westerners to comprehend the feelings of those in Quebec, he said, who see themselves as being disad- vantaged economically. They do not identify with France, he said, but see them- selves as subjects of a foreign, colonial power tire losers of the battle on the Plains of Ab- raham. The economics of the situa- tion bear out their feelings, he said, French Canadians have been very low on the economic scale and the gap between rich aad poor has been greatest with- in Quebec itself. Father MacMahon said al- though there seemed to be a more equitable sharing of the benefits of society coming about the threat from the FLQ was still a real one. The organisa- tion contains some very intelli- gent, sophisticated people, he SUMMER GAMES AWARDS Aarmin GerslenbuMer, winner of Iwo gold nnd one taranie medal at the Southern Alberta Summer Games at Pincher Creek in August, re- ceives his award from Mayor Andy Anderson. Presenta- tions of about 100 medals were made to telhbridge win- ners Wednesday at the Civic Sporis Cenlre. A total of athletes took part in ihe regional competitions held last summer, with parlicipaling in the Pincher Crsek games. Province Plans Home For Juveniles Tlic city's Municipal Planning Cnmmitsioil Wednesday granted Wcslgatc Townhouses permis- sion to build a four .suite apart- ment building at 1237 IGlh Ave. S. The MPC went into closed ses- sion lo discuss special uses of residential land winch might nl- development of a group home for juvenile offenders as proposed (he provincial so- cial development department. Cam Bracken, regional di- rector o[ the department of so- cial development, said ths de- partment is looking for a home iJi a residential area to be used as a group home for teen-age children. The ham" would accoirano- date seven children, plus foster parents hired on a contract basis. The enlarged foster home concept has been Iried in oilier parts of ths province and has been very successful, he said. Also discussed in the closed session was overcrowding of fos- ter homes and the proposed fire bylaw for the city. The fire by- law is expfcied to he ready in two lo lour B-eeks for detailed study by council. Six Nighls Fair Lady Sold Out .Six of the 13 nights My Fair I Lady will run at the Yatcs j Memorial Centre are either sold out or close to being sold out. The students' performance Sunday, Nov. 22, is sold out, as are both Saturdays, Nov. 28 and Dec. 5. Only single seats arc avail- able for the two Fridays, Nov. 27 and Dec. 4. Almost all seats fiavc been sold for Wednesday, Nov. 23 and Thursday, Nov. 2G. 32-Suite Apartment To Be Euilt H and L Apartments Ltd. has taken out a building per- mit to construct a 32 suite apartment building at 1403 9th Ave. A S., near St. Michael's general Hospital. Piano-Cello Duo Delights Audience By BLAIR The current University o] Lethbridge Concert Series scored a second success Wednesday night with the pre- sentation of Bisha, cellist, and )ianist, in Louise recital Chapman, at Yates Memorial Cenlre. Both per- formers proved to be more than competent musicians and delighted the audience with a vrvried and unique program. The program opened with Vi- valdi's Sonata No. I in B Flat. Though it was a bit coolly play- ed, the performance was tech- nically accurate, clearly artic- ulated and established Mr. Bisha as being very much in command of his instrument. The second work, the rarely- heard Sonata for Cello and Pi- ano by Claude Debussy, was the most substantial on the program and its performance, the mast outstanding of Ihs evening. This work is not the usual lush Debussy of the im- pressionistic era, but being written late in his life, it shows strong indications of the more esoteric 2Mb century styles that were evolving at the time. The score abounds in bits of color and pointilb'slic frag- ments that must be strung to- gether carefully on a thin and subtle thread. In this skill both performers excelled with individual musi- cianship and fine ensemble playing. The second half of the pro- gram was mostly dessert. For- tunately the pastries were so delightfully done the result was more than satisfactory. Serenade by Poulenc, Piece en forme de Habanera by Ha- vel and Scherzo, Opus 12, No. 2 by van Goens formed ihe first group of shorter pieces after the intermission. The Ravel proved to be the highlight of this group with the performers capturing beautifully the highly polished sophistication tha com- poser intended. In Hie Serenade there were some slight intonation slips in the highsr registers on the cello and the Scterzo had a momentary problem in en- semble. The final group of the eve- ning consisted of the tour Chants d'Espagne pour Cello et Piano by Nin. These were all well-played with the perform- ers combining to bring out the exotic color and Spanish flavor so abundant in the score. The encore, the final treat, was a setting by Ralph Vaughan-Williams of two En- glish folk songs. Editor's Note: Dean Blair is associate professor of mu- sic at the University ol Leth- bridge. 270 Registered For Crime Meet More than 270 advance regis-l Featured speaker Saturday trations from outside Lsth- bridge have been received for the Crime, Correction and You conference Nov. 6 to 8, spon- sored by QIC John Howard So- Newly-Formed Hiking Cliib AU1ED ARTS HOLDS OPEN HOUSE The Oldmon River Potter's Guild and representatives from ihe 28 olher member groups of Ihe Allied Arls Council of fethbridge were out in force Wednesday night For on open house ot Ihe Bowman Arls Centre. Aboul 30 invited guesls dropped in on displays by the guild, lethbridge Fencing Club, lelh- bridge Youfh Tnealre, tefnbridge Handicraft Guild. Jolliffe Academy of Dancing, tethbridge Sketch Club, Beta Sigma Phi, Lethbridge branch of the Alberta Registered Music Teachers Association, Anne Campbell Singers, 4-H Whoop- Up Club, lefhbridge Kiwonjs Bond, Musical Theatre ond Leihbrtdge Symphony Association, plus paint- ings by Cathy Evins. The recently-formed Chinook Outdoors Club has scheduled a one-day hike Sunday in Ihe Por- cupine Hills west of Fort Mac- leod. A hike in Waterton Lakes Na- tional Park was leld Nov. 1 and a 'mystery' hike is plan- ned fur Nov. 15. The Porcupine Hills and mys- tery hikes mil start at 8 a.nr. Meeting place lor all hikes is the Civic Sports Centre. The Chinook Outdoors Club is a hiking club. The group elected a perma- nent executive at its second or- fanizaluwal meeting to go along with its new formal name. Greg West of Lethbridge is president; Buck Buchanan, ac- tivities co-ordinator; and Mrs. Orlena Camp bell, secretary- treasurer. The major aim of the is Enquiries have been re- ceived from Vancouver, from several Saskatchewan centres and other areas as well. The conference has bsen de- signed for the layman the night will he Alberta Attorney- General Edgar Gerhart, facing an "inquisition panel" of Leth- bridge residents. Among the many delegates so far are more than 100 stu- dents, from the University of Calgary, University of Alberta, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton, Mount Royal College, Calgary. Uni- versity of Lcthbridgc and Leth- man or woman in the street Uvidge -Community College stu who wants to know more about the problems and developments in crime prevenlion and cor- rection. Everyone in Lethbridge has }ecn invited by the conference organizers lo attend and registration is Friday at 7 p.m. mini cienls are also attending. Water water safely and swim- examiner clinic lias been to encourage people to get out in the country under their OWD power, principally by hiking. Membership is ?1 and the cost of car transportation out of the city has been reduced to a minimum to encourage out-1 door recreation activities for Lethbridge residents. On Sunday Ihe group hiked along one of the deep coulees south of Writing On-Stono pro- vincial park which is typical of the many excellent places in Alberta within an hour's drive of Lcthbridgc. Future plans include snow- shoeing and skiing trips this winter, and more extensive weekend camping tnps next summer. The next regular club meet- ing is Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. at the Civic Sports Centre, IS'ew mem- s are welcome. at Ihe University of Lethbridge Kate Andrews Building. Dr. E. Preston Sharp, execu- scheduled for 18 at th? Fritz Sick pool beginning at p.m. Corrections Association will be featured speaker and resource person throughout the conference. Other conference resource people include local and provincial rchabilHation officials, social workers, police officials and ex-convicts. 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