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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHBKIDGI HERALD Tiwxfay, October 27, My Fair Lady Cockney Quintet And Eliza Practise 'Wouldn't It Be Loverly1 Tickets For Fair Lady On Sale Wednesday Tickets for the Nov. 23 to Dec. 5 Lethbridge Musical Theatre production of My Fair Lady go on sale Wednesday at the Yates Memorial Centre box office. The Lerner and Loewe adap- tation of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion is the eighth production staged -by LMT since 1963, and is the second to draw cast and crew entirely from Lethbridge. The show stars Sheila Pisko in the title role of Eliza Doo- little and Bill Matheson as Henry Higgins, and is produced and directed by Dies Mells. Chet Wayne will be featured as Colonel Pickering and Frank Featherstone as Alfred DoO' little. The cast of 50 also in- cludes Brian Walker, Joaa Waterfield, Peggy Mallalieu and Kaye Robison. Vaughn Hembroff, LMT pres- Bereaved Mother Chosen Mrs. Isabella Haworth, 961 12th St. S., who lost a son in the Second World War, will be the bereaved mother this year in Remembrance Day cere- monies at the cenotaph, Nov. 11. Her son, Lance Corporal D. L. Minion, enlisted in Calgary in July, 1941 at the age of 17. Dancers At Yates Tonight The Winnipeg-based Contem- porary Dancers, led by direc- tor founder Rachel Browne, will appear at the Yates Me- morial Centre tonight at in a performance sponsored by the Allied Arts Council. The performance, comprising five dances intermingling classical and modern dance, will be the troupe's first ap- pearance in Lethbridge since it was founded in 1964 by Miss Browne. Tickets will be available at the Yates box office. UNITY POSSIBILITY The Church of England's Soci- ety of the Holy Cross has pub- lished an open letter calling for a joint Anglican-Roman Catho- Ec-MeUiodist commission to ex- plore the possibilities of unity in doctrine, government and 'Own- ership. He went overseas that winter before he was 18 years old. He fell in action with, the 5th Anti- Tank Regiment of the 4th Divi- sion Nov. 2, 1944 at Bergen-op- zoom, Holland. He was only 20. He married an English girl while overseas and his son Earle was six weeks old. when his father was killed. His wife, Mrs. Hose Minion, who died eight yeairs ago, was on her way to Canada when L. Cpl. Minion was killed. She was in- formed of his death on her ar- rival here. Mrs. Haworth and her grand- son Earle visited the grave of their son and1 father seven years ago. Mrs. Haworth has one son in Rio de Janeiro and three daughters in Alberta and B.C. Remand On LSD Charge Linda Jeanne Deal, 18, of Lethbridge was remanded with- out plea to Nov. 27 in magi- strate's court today on a charge of possession of LSD. The remand allows time for the tablets seized when Miss Deal was arrested Monday to be analysed. Property bail was set at Lawrence Simmonds, 18, also of Lethbridge pleaded not guil- ty to a charge of possession of marijuana in court today. He was remanded to Nov. 4. ident, says the group hopes he able to show a profit th year by using resources ready available from past pr ductions, so that it can sta producing "some real specials for the city in the future. He said that with the collec tion of set and production r sources LMT now owns, pr duction costs lor My Fair Lad should be considerably les than past productions (Show boat cost about and tl show should be "at least good as it's ever been don before." A special feature of My Fa Lady will be a twin revolvin stage, split into three pi shaped areas, allowing se changes and other operation without drawing the curtains. Included in the cast of 50 a double chorus, which Mr Mells said allows the produ tion to involve as many inte ested people as possible. A 17-piece orchestra and an other 50 backstage and produi School Boarc Meets Tonigh Communication with the pub He and board-administrator teacher relations in decision making responsibilities will be two items discussed at to night's meeting of the Leth bridge public school board. The meeting is open to th public, and starts at p.m 31 the board's offices a 433 15th St. S. Trustees will also discuss pol .cy concerning employment o new principals, a senior hig school attendance policy, a pos sible drug abuse education pro gram and the divided schoo year. GENTLE SEX The Indian government has "sympathy towards the gentle sex" but cannot refrain from arresting tern when women in dulge in agitations, a govern ment ment. spokesman told parlia THE NIKKA YUKO CENTENNIAL GARDEN lakes on a different look in this photo taken by Herald photographer Waller Kerber who used a cleaning over his camera lens before snapping tho shutter. The aardcn has closed for this season anu will open to the public again next spring.. tion personnel are also Included in the operation. The Yates box office will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Curtain time for all perform- ances, including the Nov. 22 student night, will be Feathers Are Still Flying In Canada Chicken War Recent legislation by wl-ot- province poultry marketing boards indicate the chicken war is not letting up. The situation in Alberta .took a definite turn after Henry Ruste, Alberta's minister of agriculture, met last week with Cyril Shelford, B.C.'s agricul- tural minister and failed to reach an agreement to drop poultry trade restrictions tween the provinces. be- Wilderness Meeting Wednesday Emmanuel Cohen, president of the Waterton Park chamber of commerce will be featured speaker at the regular meeting of the Alberta Wilderness As- sociation, Lethbridge branch, Wednesday. The meeting starts at 3 p.m., in the Gas Company Auditor- ium, 410 Stafford Drive, and new members and visitors are welcome to attend. Mr. Cohen will speak on the logging 'and other operations in the Akamina-Kishenina area, and dynamiting of fish in the Kishenina Creek. The AWA is concerned about non-wilderness uses of the area, and has protested plans sup- ported by the Waterton Park chamber that would see con- struction of an Akamina-Kish- enina highway through the park and into British Columbia. Alberta has stepped up re- strictions on incoming produce, and poultry trade across Can- ada has come to a standstill. No further dealings are likely to take place until a mutual agreement is made to drop trade restrictions, or until federal marketing scheme can be implemented. Lethbridge's Lilydale Poul- try Sales Ltd., which processes about 60 per cent of the prov- inces fryers has still not been hurt too badly according to manager Ralph Effler. "Expansion plans scheduled for the Lethbridge plant may have to be shelved, and the sit- uation he said. "We are still shipping to B.C.'s east Kootenay region, but all markets farther into the province have been cut off completely." Alberta's poultry situation isn't too drastically altered yet, says Mr. Effler, as markets be- came available to replace lost markets when Alberta cut off outside trade. "Alberta growers will have to get used to the idea of only producing for immediate mar- Production is down somewhat though and is estimated to drop further. Producers two months ago were marketing 106 per cent of a bird quota on a 10- week broiler cycle. Mr. Effler says producers are now mar- keting 100 per cent of the quota and should be down to about 85 per cent by Nov. I. "The 85 per cent figure will likely be with us well into next year, as the surplus slowly al- leviates. "Prices should remain pretty well the says Sir. Effler, "but producers will have to raise fewer chickens." Cablevision Offers Groups Its Facilities Cablevision Lethbridge Ltd. has opened up its local orig- ination facilities for use by ser- vice clubs, sports groups, the- atre, school and church organ- izatic-ns. Local origination over cable began last December on Chan- nel 3 (later moved to Channel 2) with items on sports, public af- fairs and special features. The company, one of four ca- ble outlets owned by Agri In- dustries Ltd., has not started up lit local schedule for the 1970- 71 season. Programs which would be ac- ceptable to Cablevision L.eth- bridge would include annual meetings, non professional en- tertainment, speeches and sports events. Interested persons should con- tact the Cablevision office at ita new location on 3rd Ave. S. HEAVY WINNER A watermelon weighing Just over 118 pounds woo a first prize at the 14th annual North Carolina Watermelon Festival to which Canadian "flag" do the railways owe their first allegiance? The notion that business' firsf and only obliga- tion is to make a buck has happily disappeared with the horse and buggy. Or has it? To listen to the Railways, you'd think they were still living in the 19th wheeler- dealers trampled over peopled rights in order to make profits. Most industries are required to shoulder social responsibilities. Food processors must prefect public health. Auto manufacturers are required io maintain safety standards. "loss" which they incur on their passenger routes. And railways DO have a respon- sibility to the Canadian less than any other industry, and a lot more than others, because of two simple facts: of them, in return for vast grants of free land, pledged itself to maintain passenger service in perpetuity; other because it's owned by the Canadian people. Abandonment of passenger services will put an unbearable strain on our already overcrowded roads and highways. It will further pollute the air, and increase the automobile accident rate. It will cut many communities off from vital trans- portation links, and in some cases spell the death warrant for towns and villages. And consider the Government's short-sighted transportation policy: Tax money is used very liberally to support all other forms of transportation. Airlines get airports. Shipping companies get port facilities. Truckers get highways. Reduced passenger service clogs highways, increases accident rats And industry in general is finally being made to stop polluting our air and water. Only the railways seem on the verge of getting away with avoiding their public responsibilities. "We must abandon our passenger they cry. "We're losing And the Government soberly nods its head in agreement, never stopping to ask of the railways two simple questions: 1-Are you losing money on ALL your operations? 2-Don't you think you have a'responsibility to provide passenger services to Canadians? tf the Government bothered to ask these ques- tions, here are the answers they'd gel: First-ihe railways are earning enormous reve- nues on all their other mineral rights, telecommunications, freight, and which more than make up the relatively minor Government supports trucking, why not railways It jusf doesn't make sense to continue to build more and more highways which move very few people by comparison with what high speed rail- ways can do more efficiently. If ihe Government allows passenger abandonment, in the end it will cost the taxpayer much more. Because of increased road congestion, increased pollution, and more accidents. Not to mention the grossly inefficient use of public funds. So when are the railways and the government going to acknowledge the facts of life? Maybe never, unless they're made to. Unless the public keeps up the pressure. Kailways have definite obligations to public! Unless you do something to prevent wriiing to your Mp and MLA, by contacting your municipal authorities, by appearing at Transporta- tion Commission hearings, and by making yourself heard in every way possible. Before it's too late. It's up to you! for 3 free booklet containing same very Mealing facts about the sad state of Canada's mite to: S.T.O.P., P.O. Box 4333, Station Ollatvl, Fight railway passenger abandonment Published by the BRASC; UTU; UAJAPP Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks; United Transportation Union; Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Transport and General Workers; United Association of Machinists, Apprentices, Plumbers and Pipefitters. for a 'Sane TranspOrtation Policy ;