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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 WE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Tuesday, September S, T970 Strange Queries Received By Dance Academy Principal By JOAN BOWMAN Herald Staff Writer "My leotard doesn't fit at the top if it fits at Uie bottom. Do I need a bigger Such has been one of the un- answerable queries received by Muriel Jolliffe, principal of the Jolliffe Academy of Dancing, during the past five years of her 10-year teaching experience in Lethbridge. Mrs. Jolliffe has been compil- ing a personal collection of some of the funny remarks made by students, teachers and parents in connection with the studio's ballet classes and the Alberta Dance Festival held an- nually at the Yates Memorial Centre. What gives an added touch of humor to the questions is the inherent earnestness in them. For instance, Mrs. Jolliffe noted these items on registra- tion forms: :If there is a class on Wcd- n e s d a y, (our daughter) can come on Saturday." And "I would like my daugh- V of L Semester Gets Under Way The University of Lefhbridg started its fall semester thi morning with registration for all first year students and re- turning students who had no yet completed senior year reg istration. At least students ari expected to enrol this fall in the faculties of arts a n science and education 600 o them in their first year. Al programs now last four years The first day of lectures wil be Thursday, following orien School Board To Consider Policy Matters Policy concerning the rela- tionship and co operation among school trustees, teach' ers and administrators will be a major topic at tonight's meeting of the Lethbridge public school board. The meeting, first of the new school year, will be held at p.m., in the board's of- fices at 433 15th St. S. The public including teach- ers and parents is welcome to attend the meeting. Other agenda items include school system orgauizat ion and channels of communica- tion, the Lethbridge Collegiate Institute, board organization in a non election year and school attendance policies. Trustees will also discuss the agreement under which the tation activities Wednesday for new students. Wednesday, Acting Presi- dent Dr. Bill Beckel; Gordon Russell, cc-ordinator of stu- dent affairs; Don Wick, chief librarian; and Hobin Dann, Students' Society Council pres- ident, will address students at a.m. in the Kate Andrews Building lecture theatre. They will be given informal tours of the campus, and meet with returning students and faculty advisors. Wednesday evening a dance will be held on the Kate An- drews Building outdoor patio, with music by the Copasetic Magafus. The U of L alumni association is helping to spon- sor the dance. Friday evening there will be concert in the Yates Me- morial Centre, featuring the Point of Interest and the We Two, open to the public. Coal Output Shoivs Drop Production in the Crowsnest lituminous coal field was down in'July 1970 to tons com- pared to tons in the same month in 1969. The total Alberta production up to July 31 cf this year show- ed a healthy increase of 57 tons over 1969 production which includes both bituminous and sub-bituminous coal. Value of the July total pro- tor's class on Saturday, but. she can't come then. Can she make it up during the Students order their ballet shoes through tire academy, which in turn sends an order form directly to the manufac- turer in England. Hence this written request for information: "How much will my feet grow by May as I wish to order my shoes for my examination." 'Please can I order two left feet and two rights as mine are ialf-3-size "I need my shoes two sizes larger as my toe has a hum- mer." When Mrs. Jolliffe is unsure of the size to order, students are asked to make an outline of their feet on a piece of paper. One set of mailed footprints was accompanied by a note: "I am sending my feet. Will you please send them back as soon as it is difficult to dance with- out them." Then there have been a cou- ple of long distance phone calls about the dance festival. One woman called to say she had "four girls, aged 17. What should I do. with (Mrs. Jolliffe didn't record her Another out of town caller, presumably unfamiliar with the Civic Sports Centre (where the festival was formerly asked which way the stage faced. Unable to understand tire rea- soning behind the question, Mrs. Jolliffe paused for lengthy thoughts, then said, "the audi- ence." "No, I mean, which way does the stage the caller re- peated. After tortuous calculations of directions the Jolliffe house in relation to the centre, the centre in relation to the stage in relation to the rising sun- Mrs. Jolliffe said east. The caller seemed satisfied. "I had visions in my Mrs. Jolliffe said, "of that teacher getting out a compass, finding put where east was, and instructing her students to face the right way. "What direction has to do with dancing in an auditorium, I don't know." JUDGE OF HORSE SHOW-Joseph A. Vonorio of Pound Ridge, New York, is one of the judges coming to Lethbridge to participate in the Rotary Club of East Horse Show, Sept. 10 to 13. Mr. Vanorio is a committee member of the American Horse Show Association, a director of the Professional Horseman's Association and a licensed AHSA judge in 21 different divisions. He travels about miles a year judging horse shows. He has lectured in many horse show judges' clinics and each year gives a number of riding and training clinics. Winston UnurcnlU High School will acquire its own private bus for school activities, receive an enrolment and staff report and other of tons was an increase of over July 1969. Total sales up to July 31, 1970 were valued at Junior Gardt Four winners in the Lethbridge and District Horticulture Society'fc junior gardeners' section have been announced. First place in the flower category was awarded to Michael Fakir of 2520 5th Ave. A N.; second place to Renato D'Ippolitb of 1804 5th Ave. Winners and third place tc Barbara Overes 723 23rd St. N. First place in the vegetables category, and the only award made in it, went to Carol Murray, of 1018 32nd St. S. All the junior gardeners are Grade 7 students, and the horticulture society works with the principals of the schools involved. The students start their plants from seeds in the spring, and judging is done at the end 100 Copies plus tax of the summer. The society plans to encour- age junior gardening again this year. DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC ROSS A. HO5ACX Certified Dental Mechanic National Store Bldg. PH. 327-7244 Lethbridge Pool Closed For Season Henderson pool is now closed for the season, but swimmers may use the Lions pool until Sunday, provided the weather is suitable. The Lions pool will be open until that time on a day-by-day basis, closing only when the weather is inclement. The indoor Fritz Sick pool is scheduled to re-open Oct. 1. Man Fair After Accident Robert Dean" Imrie, 25, of 807 6th St. S. is in fairly good condition in Lethbridge Muni- cipal Hospital following a motorcycle accident Monday at 5th Ave. and 9th St.. S. Damage to the motorcycle amounted to Apparently Imrie suffered abrasions and bruises. Churchman Asks Total Dedication Many parents find it hard t advise youth at the crossroad of life because the parents an still at the crossroads, Dr Elmo Fletcher, president of the Lethbridge Stake of the LDS Church told a conference as sembly in Lethbridge Sunday. Dr. Fletcher challenged the church members in atten dance to give "complete de dication" to the teachings o Jesus Christ. He said it is the answer for those seeking stabil ity as parents for proper gui dance of their children. Once the total commitmen is made, he said, the powers of heaven will make it possible to live the Christian principles. Theme of the conference was Man Is That He Might Have Joy, with scripture taken from the Book of Mormon. J. Owen Steed, a member of the stake presidency, in the Postal Revenue Sale of postage stamps, pos- tage meter settings and cash receipts for mail posted at the Lethbridge post office for the month of August totalled 866. The 1869 August total was D O O O O 0 O c o o o o o o o o o o o o SALMON FUNERAL HOME LTD. 327 SIHEST SOUtH i 7 r J tETHSRIGGc, MSERTA Cstitultsncd PHONE 327-2802 Suspended Sentence For Youth A 16 year old Lethbridge youth was given a two-year suspended sentence in magis- trate's court Friday for posses- sion of STP and hashish. The youth had pleaded guilty to the charges when he first appeared Aug. 31 and had been held in custody during the in- tervening period. Tlie possession charges were the result of a search of the youth's residence Aug. 21 by city police. Bullock. The Young theme introduction, suggestet the letters of the word joy could be taken as Jesus, Others and You. He said consideration for life in these three areas and in that order, would pro- vide real happiness and lasting joy. Several changes of leaders were approved by the vote o: the assembly. The stake board of the Prim- ary organization (for' children ages .four to 11) was changed Released were Primary presi- dent Mrs. Mary Watson and her counsellors Mrs. Doris Erickson and Mrs. Audrey Hill. The new Primary presi- dent is Mrs. Elmoine Johnson. Her counsellors are Mrs. Mar- lene Olson and Mrs. Sylvia Women's MIA (Mutual Improvement Associa- tion girls culture and recrea- tion organization ages 12-21) stake board presidency was ihanged. Released were Mrs. Katherine Anderson and her counsellors Mrs. Audrey Lay- cock and Mrs. Judy Nilsson. Sustained as the new president was Mrs. Judy Nilsson. Her counsellors are Mrs. Audrey jaycock and Mrs. Connie Steed. The Lethbridge Stake of the .DS Church was organized in 1921. Four of the five men who have presided over the stake were at the Sunday session of conference. They were Asael E. Octave W. Ursenbach, Grant G. Woolley and Elmo E. The first president of he stake was Hugh B. Brown, now a member of the Council f Twelve Apostles of the hurch in Salt Lake City. Lethbridge Foundation Continues To Develop By MARGARET LUCKHURST Herald Staff Writer The Lethbridge Foundation, which was set up a number of years ago to simplify the busi- ness of bequeathing money or property to the community, mil probably develop slowly over a long period of time. This was the opinion ex- pressed recently by K. F. P. Bowman, secretary-treasurer of the foundation. "The people in the estate planning business are the only ones able to give the foundation impetus because they can point out to their clients the opportun- ity available through the foun- dation to make community bs- quests." In 1964, a group of interested businessmen in Lethbridge de- cided there was a need for organizations to receive be- quests through non-partisan channels, and with this in mind the foundation was incorpor- aetd under the societies act. However this was restrictive and it was decided in 1966 to incorporate as a separate act and get away from the societies act. This was accomplished and in April of that year "an act to ncorporate the Lethbridge Foundation and to empower such Foundaticn to receive and administer donations in trust 'or charitable purposes" was >assed by legislature. "To begin with we weren't lust too sure how to proceed, jut we patterned ourselves after the Winnipeg Foundation which has been in effect for 50 years and has assets totalling nearly 10 million." "We completed a brochure which we sent to banks, law- yers, and trust companies, for hese people are in a position o aid clients in making out their Mr. Bowman ex- plained. "They point out that the oundation will administer funds eft by them for the benefit of he city. Donations will be de- wsited with registered trust ompanies and their earnings allocated to organizations deal- jig in community service." The donor may designate a referred charity, stipulate the ield of service in which the und is to be used, or leave its ise entirely unrestricted. To date the foundation has eceived about and has isbursed about "We have to be careful in distribut- ng unspecified Mr. Bowman said, "and we are considering worthy srojects to-aid. One donor spe- cified that of his bequest used in the education of a andicapped child, resident in Lethbridge. We are now in the rocess of following his wishes." The foundation also. received generous bequest from the state of the late Geo. Ellice. We are to receive one-fifth of his estate which will be in the mount of around Mr. amount, but at the end of 10 years we will receive the prin- cipal." Tte current board of direc- tors is headed by Ralph Thrall, Sr., who was instrumental in its organization. The board mem- bers, who serve without remun- eration, are appointed by a nominating'board composed of the Mayor of Lethbridge, the Chief Judge of the District Court, the president of the Chamber of Commerce and the president of the Trades and Labor Council. Serving at present on the board along with Mr. Thrall are: Reed Ellison, Charles Beny, Svcn Erickssn, J. Ken- neth Ringland, Ralph C. Ten- nant, Dr. W. R. Halg, F. J. Morgan, A. C. Anderson and U. F. P. Bowman. "The Foundation is anxious that people keep us in mind when making Mr. Bow- man said. "We are at present updating our brochure, and .in- terested people can receive in- formation and a brochure by writing Box 1001, Lethbridge. We will be happy to assist in any way we can." Symphony Chorus Has Two Leaders For the first time since i came into existence in 1962, th_ Lethbridge Symphony chorus will be directed through a sea son this year by two conduc tors. Youths Picket Radio Station About 20 young people picketed radio station CJOC Saturday to back handbills which charged the station with "personal and biased news." The handbills, d i s tributei earlier in the week, chargec department witl and prejudi c e the news "personal news" in its reporting and for providing "nauseating news." Sympathizers were asked to picket the station Saturday afternoon or write to Com plaint, General Delivery. It is believed the action was taken after a newscast aboul a court appearance in connec tion with a robbery at a city motel in July. John McColl, station mana- ger, said Tuesday he thought the picketing had something to do with the news reporting, but the picketers would give him no specific instances of slanted or unfair reporting. owman said, "at present we nly get the interest on this luseums South Are Listed The Yates Memorial Centre, vie Sports Centre, Nikka Centennial Garden, Sir exander Gait Museum, Fort hoop Up and the Uiii- rsity of Lethbridge Art Gal- ry are mentioned in a survey museums published by the ovincial museum and ar- nives. Also listed are the C. 9. ird Home and Museum in ardston, Claresholm Museum, tamont Historical Centre in utts, Fort Macleod Histor- al Museum, Canadians Muse- in Nanton, and Willow eek Historical Museum in avely. OLDMAN RIVER POTTERS' GUILD Present POTTERY CLASSES at the BOWMAN ARTS CENTRE ADULT Classes begin Monday, September 14 8 Mondays p.m. Fee (Clay, glaze, firing Included) CHILDREN Classes begin Saturday, September 19 Saturday mornings FM per class. 6-14 years Registration at the first class. For further information Phone 327-2813 or 327-3387 Youth Orchestra Meeting All persons interested in joining or backing the Leth- bridge Symphony Youth Or- chestra are invited to attend a meeting tonight at 8 at 1154 Lakeway Blvd. The youth orchestra is cur- rently without a conductor fol- lowing the resignation of Mal- colm MacDonald, former string supervisor for the Lethbridge public school system. Mr. MacDonald was conduc- tor for two years. The orchestra, comprising some 40 young people, gives at least one concert at the Yates Memorial Centre through the symphony's season. Some members also play in the sen- ior orchestra. Taldng over from former conductor Tom Lavers will be Walter Goertzen who current- ly directs the Coaldale Men- nonite Brethren Church choir hi Coaldale, and Willie Mathis, Lsthbridge school band teach- er. Mr. Goertzen, an accountant for a Lethbridge firm, will lead the mixed-voice group through a variety program Dec. .7. Mr. Mathis, band leader at Wilson Junior High School and band and chorus director at Winston Churchill High School, will con- duct a serious-music program May 3. Mr. Gocrtzen, a graduate of Waterloo Lutheran University at Waterloo, Ont., took major tenor roles in the chorus' past two seasons. He teaches voice privately. The Dec. 7 concert, the open- er cf the symphony season, will feature the orchestra in one half and the approximately 50- voice chorus in the other. Rehearsals for the choir be- gin nest Monday at 8 p.m. at Winston Churcliill High School auditorium. Mr. Mathis, a native of Flori- da, taught for two years in the U.S. and three years in Taber. 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