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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE IETMBRIDGE HERAID Saturday, September IB, 1971 Archibald retires after 43 years Art exhibit., viewers 6turn on' By RIC SiVl'.JAllT Staff Writer Bill Archibald sUrtcd work Sept. 2, 1928 with the Alberta government and 43 sick-leave- free years later, he retired with the words "he'll be a very hard Highway 3 while it was still man to replace" ringing in IMS gravelled. One year later he moved to Ihe Ta'ber district as grader t opcralor, where he worked for j 10 years. In he moved to Lclli- ears. He started the Cardston area as a grader operator and in 1930 moved to the rOanlon- Claresholm district and worked bridge lo become one or the By HERB JOHNSON south Alberta dragline and back i stall Writer hoe operators for the depart-1 ment of highways. He worked Bill Archibald, right and new foreman R. G. Bishop Ihe area from the British Col- umbia border east lo Saskalcti. ewan border and from the Unit- ed States border north to Nan-1 ton. In 1957, Uie government start- ed the camp kitchen program and Mr. Archibald was re- sponsible for assisting in the construction of the kitchens and preparing the land for public use. In 1963 he was appointed fore- man of the immediate Leth- bridge area, responsible for maintenance, weed cutting, snow plowing and sanding. He had from six to 20 men working under him at the time of his retirement. His immediate superior. Joe Hanralian, said Mr. Archibald made only three claims on Workmen's Compensation, two for medical reasons. "He only collected one pay- ment from the fund and in all the years of his employment he never used one day of sick said Mr. Hanrahan. "There's not a better or more conscientious employee with the department." Mr. Archibald plans to live in Lethbridge with his wife Minnie. They have two sons. "If things become too boring, I'll be able to find part-time work." In wishing Mr. Archi bald good luck, Mr. Hanrahan said he hoped he would be able to do what he always wanted to live to 102 years of age. Minnie added, "I hope I put up with him for at least that Ions." the dark, ethereal sounds and is open from 9 a.m. until p.m. Monday through Friday until Oct. 4. The kinetic light sculpture display by Nicholas Roukes at the University of Lelhbridge art department what. Tlis exhibition opened Fri- day evening and the first-nigh- ters were obviously fascinated by what happens when 2flth century technology is applied to the art of sculpture. Consisting of nine works mounted on the walls and 1 r University choir starts rehearsals another six silting on the floor, the exhibition glows in an rver- i changing panorama of color. Most of the works on (lie wall "move" as the viewer moves, because of irregularities in the plastic surface. The larger floor niDur.teJ works require a littie more in- volvement by the viewer. One of the more popular ones Fri- day was Sonar Landscape, a plastic hemisphere fbat gives out variable pitch electronic sounds when anything comes near its upper surface. Move you hand over the "land- scape" and it responds witli its own particular kind of music. Another popular work was Laser Sculpture I. Unlike I he olhars, this one Is self-activat- ing. It consisls of 2 rotating red-colored laser beam inside a plastic octagon. As the beam rotates it sets up changing patterns of reflec- tions as it bounces off various surfaces within the octagon. Also popular was Kinetic Pulse, made of plastic rods that, through the use of mir- rors, appear to extend to in- finity in both directions. Turn on the switch and the rods light up and change colors. The key word in describing the exhibition is "involvement." Viewing it is not a matter of simply walking around admir- ing the various works. It is ne- cessary lo turn them on, and !n turn be turned on by them. The man responsible for the exlu'bition, Nicholas Roukes, teaches sculpture at Uie Uni- versity of Calgary. An author of hooks on sculpture, he has written one specifically on plastics, with which he has worked for some time. Although the exhibition Is open only during the week, Uie university art department is willing 7J consider arranging to have it opened for special showings on the weekend If a group cannot make it at any other time. The first rehearsal of the sea- son for the University of Lelh- bridge Choir is scheduled for Tuesday at p.m. in the Assumption School auditorium. The choir is looking for new members. Singers, especially male voices, are invited to con- tact the secretary at the uni- versity's department of music, or Professor George Skipworth. choir director. Singers should have some musical background, but there Sunday meeting planned to organize winter play is no strict audition procedure. The choir was organized in 1967 by Prof. Lucien Needham, was its conductor until this j year. With Prof. Nccdham on sabbatical leave the post is being filled by Prof. Skipworth. A native of the Pacific North- west in the United States, Prof. Skipworth has degrees from the University of Oregon and I Central Washington State Coi- I lege. He has been active for manv years as a private voice teach- er and has appeared extensive- ly both as soloist and conduc- tor. His experience includes ad- vanced studio study in the Chi- cago area and performances both there and in Europe. His duties as an assistant professor of music at the uni- versity include, in addition to the choir, teaching voice and vocal pedagogy in the degree and conservatory programs. An organizational meet ing for a Lethbridge production of Jesus Christ Superstar will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Green Room of the Yates Memorial Centre. The production, planned for the week before Christmas, is beaded by Dick Mells, the city's cultural affairs superin- tendent Needed are the three Christ, Judas and Mary Mag- dalene plus 15 singers for the chorus. The show will also use a rock band, backed by about a dozen "classical" mu- sicians. Interested persons with the necessary professional ability have been asked to attend the Sunday meeting at the Yates. United Appeal aids society WE HAVE MOVED TO 1205 3rd Avenue PHONE 327-8411 (UNCHANGED) LETHBRIDGE LIMB BRACE CO. HEINITZ PRINTERS STATIONERS LTD. 324 9lh St. 5. Phone 326-1778 FOR YOUR COMPLETE WEDDING REQUIREMENTS I Invitations Announcements (24 Hour Service If Necessary) I Bride Books Thank You Card) 1 Napkins Matches We provide Complimentary Personalized Head Table Place Cards with each Orderl FREE CUSTOMER PARKING By MARGARET LUCKIIURST Staff Writer The John Howard Society provides immeasurable service to men who are in jail or who i have recently been released and are trying to find their way back into the stream of so- j ciety. The caseworkers spend a good deal of time with the con- j vicl while he is still in jail. I He becomes a real friend. I offering encourage m e n t and I helping the prisoner formulate a plan of rehabilitation which j will make it easier for him to adjust to his community. In some areas this is done through half way homes, where several released men share accommodation while they seek work or further their education. In Lethbridge the John How- ard Society, in spite of a con- I scientious, hard working staff 1 and a concerned board of di- i rectors, has been in danger of j folding several times because I of financial difficulties. i Last year the United Appeal's objective was not reached, 50 all agencies, including Uie so- ciety had to revise their bud- gets. Recently a successful garden tour through several Lethbridge homes and gardens raised 5500 for the Society. The board is also considering a membership drive to encour- age more interest in the objec- tives of the society and also to help boost their funds. But the Society depends largely on United Appeal allo- cations to function effectively. Your contribution tliis year will go in part to guiding men "on the road back" to normal lives within their communities. Student teacher gels scholarship A Lethbridge student teach- eral the University of Leth- bridge, Mrs. Janet Alexander, has won Ihe Alberta Teachers' Association scholarship as the province's outstanding faculty of education student for 1971. The award presented lo Mrs. Alexander by Local 41 of Ihe ATA at a recent university awards banquet in the city. Employees inus! reside in town COALDALE (HNS) All permanent employees of Ihe town of Coaldale must reside in the town, according lo regula- tions. Those temporarily employed do nol lave this stipulation at- tached to their job. The question was recently raised at a council meeting. Majority of council felt the rule should be adherred to. fl AS COfllPLETED The demolition of the original Hudson's Bay Company fort at Victoria, B.C., was finally com- pleted by 18H. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. ESTABtlSHED 1911 lower Floor 517 4lh AVI. I. Phtms 3J7-1541 WHAT IS IT? Although no one at the Universliy of tethbridge art department gallery Friday night seemed too sure of just what it was, everyone had a lot of fun playing with it. It's called Sonar landscape and it re- sponds to a touch with is own brand of electronic music. It is part of a Nicholas Roukes kinetic-light sculpture ex- hibition open at the gallery until Ocl. 4. THE LETHBRIDGE STAFF OF THE CANADIAN TRAVEL and STUDY PROGRAM BETTER KNOWN AS AUGUR, would like to extend a Hearty Thank You to: THE MARCUIS HOTEl WILSON KU7TER1TE COLONY LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY CO11EGE ADMINISTRATION CITY COUNCIL .AND ADMINISTRATION YOUTH HOSTEt, CITIZEN'S BOARD AND STAFF FORT MACLEOD HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION LETHBRIDGE TRAVEL AND CONVENTION ASSOCIATION PURITY BOTTLING CJOC RADIO AND TELEVISION CFCN TELEVISION CHEC RADIO THE LETHBRIDGE HERAID EL RANCHO MOTOR HOTEl LTD. PARK PLAZA MOTOR HOTEl JAPANESE GARDENS OLD WEST STABLES DUCAN INDUSTRIES FEDORS REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING LTD, and anvonn that may have boon miscod We Thonk You JIM AILSBY, Regional Director TO SYMBOLIZE FOND MEMORY Choose wisely Ihe monu- ment lo honor your loved ones. We will be pleoscd to assist you. LETHBRIDGE MONUMENTAL AND TILE WORKS LTD. "We hav- been Satisfying Customers for Over 60 Years" 325 8lh St. S., Lethbridge Phone 327-3920 per qt. You've lasted the "REST" Now try the "BEST" Al" BEST-0-MILK per qt BEST-0-MILK Powdered skim milk sensation 12 qts. skim (tastes like 12 qts. Partially skim (richer taste) Special milk mixing container Regular 5.25 volue with this coupon 1. Cuts milk bill in half. 3. Guaranteed -fresh for one yenr 2. Needs no refrigeration 4. Favorite of weight watchers OH1 WHAT A DIFFERENCE Phone: Office 328-7114 Res. 328-7505 Limit: One per customer FREE DELIVERY THE LETHBRIDGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA REHEARSALS: SI. Mary'i School, 5th Avenue and 191h Street Soulh, 7 p.m. Mondayi VACANCIES EXIST FOR: Violas, Cellos, Bassos, and one French Horn Reasonably experienced performers upon Iheie instrument! arc invited to contact: LUCIEN NEEDHAM, Conductor (327-2171, exl. 277) Olher vacancies occur from time lo lime, and thus, in- leresled performers upon other instruments not mentioned above are also Invited lo their desire to par- licipale in a similar fashion, >S m THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC INTERESTED CHORAL SINGERS are invited Jo apply for membership in THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE CHOIR (Conductor George Skipworlh) (Acrompnniit Louisa Chapman) Weakly ReheauaU: Aisumptlon School Auditorium 14th Avonua and 24lh Street South p.m. Commencing September 21, 1971 Application, wilh no la of experience, to: The Socrelary Department of Muiic Tho University of Lolhbrldge, Alborla '377-21711 1 DAYS CONTINUE TILL MONDAY AT MACLEODS CENTRE VILLAGE MALL ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL ANNOUNCEMENTS VALERIE WITTIG Mr. Art Williams ond Mr. Howard Yanosilc are pleased to announce the appointmenl of Mr. George (ScolM Armill as Manager of Art Williumi Travel and Valeria Wiltig as Travel Consultant. Scotly has had over 25 years experience in the travel business, 23 of which were wiili Air Canada in Lelhbridge, Ca'gary and Edmonton. Scolty has travelled extensively in EL opo and the Far Gasl and is well qualified lo handle yc- IT every travel need. Volarie comes fiom Morih Baltleford, where ih has bean connected wilh the travel business for the la-.l 2 years. ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL (WEST END) PHONE 378-3701 328-8184 ;