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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta -THE letHBRIDGE HERALD Tliunday, September 28, 1972 Candidates discuss issues Rough edges were evident on tlireo candidates for the Leth- bridge seat in the Oct. 30 elec- tion as they appeared together on a public platform Wednes day for the first time in Ihe campaign. The fourth failed to appear at an all candidates forum spon- sored by the students' council at the Lcthbridge Community College. Jack Landeryou, long time Social Credit MLA and former SIP, appeared in place of the absent Keith Hancock. No reason for Mr. Hancock's absence was given. Mr. Landeryou spoke in Jlr, Hancock's place on the failure of federal government over the past many years to correct un employment, mflation and "pov crty in the inidst of plenty Hal Hoffman, the New Dem ocratic Party candidate, outlin ed NDP policies which include; aid to the farmer. Ken Hurlburt, the Conserva live, covered a variety of issue, including aid to farmers, in creased inter-provincial trade elimination of strikes, protec tion of the environment, urba growth, pollution and over crowding of parks, taxes, an increased pensions. Andy Russell, the Libera spoke about the need for "fu consideration of the conse- quences of natural resourc use. A student audience of 100 in eluded many of the workers i the four parties' campaign o ganlzations. For studeiit aid V of L study recommends medical fsynthesis centre'' By RON CALDWEU. 'Herald Staff Writer A child has a health problem which keeps him from realizing his full potential in school. His I doctor knows about the prob- jlem but the teacher doesn't, so the child is caught in the mid- dle of a communications break- RELICS IN MISREPAIR Old coal mine car and World Wor I cannon are among relics rusting and rotting be- hind the Alexander Gait Muesum, 1st St. and 5th Ave. S. Museum supervisor Rosemary Allan sayj large objects such as in this photograph should either be properly maintained or offered 1o institutions able 10 care for 1hem, or else be abandoned. Metal is rusting badly, wood is decaying rapidly and objeds are subject to frequent vandalism, she said. -Bill Groenen Photo City groups 'good' Money a problem for entertainers City voters' list under revision The Lethbridge electoral dis- trict office is currently address- ing envelopes so that the pre- liminary voters' lists will be in [he mail to city house- holds by Oct. 9. Outside the city the prelim- inary voters list will be posted in post offices. Ed Davidson, returning offi- cer, urged incorrectly anyone missed or registered on the BIG SAVENGb ON QUALITY GL1DDEN PAINTS INTERIOR VALUES" GLIDDEN SPRED SATIN LATEX WALL PAINT Dries in 30 minutes Velvety matte-flat finish Washable, even spot scrubbablo GALLONS, SPECIAL GLIDDEN SPRED LUST! ALKYD SEMI-GLOSS ENAMEL grease, ileam, food, acldj Velvety sheen Perfect for woodwork, tntchins and I. GALLONS, SPECIAL Carovelle Interior Paint Products Floor Enamel Gai. Int. Latex Gai. Int. Semt-Glosscai, Interior Gloss Gat. 6.95 Q 6.95 Q 6.95 6.95 Ql. Ql. 2.29 2.29 2.29 2.29 preliminary list to be sure to get on the revised list. Contact the returning officer at 4th Ave. S. or by telephoning 328-8974. Enumerators in each area outside the city are responsible for revising the voters' list in tlreir area. In the city a court of revi- sion will sit Oct. 11 to 13 from 10 to 11 a.m. and again from 7 o 10 p.m. to hear corrections and omissions. Another court will sit the same hours on Oct. 17 to hear any objections to the list. Persons may appear person- ally at the court if not able to get enumerated beforehand. The three courts of revision in the city will be: south; polling stations 86 lo 121; revisal officer Bill Clark, County Fair Shopping Centre, 1056 Mayor Magrath Drive; city centre; polling sta- tions- 122 to 157; Ralph Tennant, 4th Ave. S.; north side; polling stations 153 to 194; Reg Turner, in North Plaza Shopping Centre, 626 13th St. N. There will be an advance poll Oct. 21 and 23 before the Oct. 30 election. By MARUSN'E COOKSHAW Herald Staff Writer Money problems are the big- gest obstacles faced by an up- and-coming band, says musi- cian Steve Alexander. Mr. Alexander is lead gui- tarist in the five-member Leth- bridge rock group, Tamarax. He is originally from Maine, in the U.S., but has travel- led across Canada and part of the United States as a member of 15 bands, playing vari styles of music. "The musicianship In Leth- bridge has improved in the last three he said. "There are a lot of good groups here ones who can compete wel with those from out of town. "I think there could be more and better groups who could play if there was enough mon ey available. A musician has to make relatively steady wages especially if he's married." While some band member ittempt lo hold down another ob, 'Mr. Alexander has man aged to make a living from his music, averaging to a week income. He agreed that most groups can't live on what they earn en :ertainlng: "There are a lira iled number of places to play.' In town, he estimated two ho- lels, two bars and two cabarets for regular engagements, with occasional school dances. A problem faced by larger groups is that in some estab- lishments, there is a set price for entertainment which must be d i v i d e d among the mem- bers. "This wants to improve its sound by The lack of communication between social agencies is often the reason the learning difficul- ties of elementary school stu- dents are not discovered, says a recently-completed study con- luclcd by the University of The two-year study, conduct ed at three schools in the Pin- chcr Creek school division, rec- ommends the establishment of and information "synthesis centre" to increase communi- cation and, hopefully, solve problem of the student. The problem can't be solved, or even taken into consider- ation, if the teacher is not aware it exists. The study suggests that the central information pool would be fed pertinent details about students and the information would be passed on to those who need it- mainly the teacher. "From the study, we learned Lhat children's learning needs means If the group adding another member, they have to take a cut in pay." He felt the average weekly gross for a band musician was 51-50 per hour, including rehearsal, travel and performance time, Equipment is costly CARAVELLE EXTERIOR PRODUCTS 444 QUALITY PAINTS FINE QUALITY 444 FINE QUALITY 444 SEMI-GLOSS WHITE ONLY QUARTS, SPECIAl EXTERIOR WHITE GAUONS, ONLY EXTERIOR HOUSE PAINT OIL BASE GALLONS GALLONS QUARTS EXTERIOR LATEX 6.95 QUARTS 2.29 2.29 Teachers inducted New teachers of the I-elh- bridge public and separate school systems were officially inducted into the Alberta Teach- ers' Association Wednesday night. The Inductees were informed of the function of the various committees in their local and also received ATA membership certificates and pins. There are 42 new teachers In the public and separate sys- tems this year. The money coming in isn't the only problem. Mr. Alexan- der estimated the cost per per- son in a four-member group for equipment is between and This docs not in- cluria the public address sys- tem, insurance or maintenance. "Equipment costs are exorbi- tant to begin he said. "It depreciates about 50 per cent immediately after it's pur- chased. A person can never get as much out of his equipment as he puts into it." A van or similar vehicle is also necessary, whether owned or rented, for transporting the equipment. "The thing that makes it dif- ficult is that while expenses for equipment, records and music are continually increasing, the wages for musicians stay the same." Mr. Alexander said that a musician practises about 2 hours per week individually and another 10 hours wilh the jroup in preparation for week- end performances. Because most of the working lime Is during the evening, and much of it is spent away :rom home, there is often fric- ion between musicians and their wives and girlfriends. 'She would have to be a super understanding said Mr. Alexander. "She'd need to understand that music has to come first. Music is a very personal thing. "It's necessary to become can be said Myma McGregor, one of three re- searchers working on the proj- ect. "We think that greater communication between agen- cies is the key lo meeting Uiese needs." She said each agency involv- ed is trying to meet Uie needs of the children "but often does not interact or pass on pertin- ent data to other agencies." Dr. Vernon Dravland, proj- ect co-ordinator, said the com- munication model "would bring together and synthesize all in- formation known about a child in various community agencies, with the end result being more help for the student." Brian Frankcombe, superin- tendent of the Pincher Creek school division, supports the- idea of an information co-ordin. ation centre but says the big- gest problem might be financ- ing and finding a co-ordinator for the centre. The study covered 405 chil- dren in Grades 1 to 3. They were not in a special or handi- capped category but were "av- erage" youngsters. It was con- ducted by the U of 1. faculty of: deeply involved emotionally to play well. "In a city this size, when you're forming a group, it's dif- ficult to find people of suffi- cient talent and similar musi- cal interests who are not al- ready involved in a he said. "There are personality clash- es as well. The most successful type of band is one where each member has consideration for the others and for their tal ents. education research and English entres, at a cost of EXTERIOR PRIMER OIL BASE GALLONS 6.95 QUARTS THIS WEEKEND ONLY MACTAC ADHESIVE Special, yd. 31 DIE Thirty-one Alberlans died ol communicable disease in 1970. Tuberculosis was the No. 1 kill- er, claiming 11 lives. Making it big "A group can only go so far in town. If they really want to make it big, they'll have to go to a big city, and stay there and play until they do. "There's more money in a big city, but Ihe competition is a lot greater too, and there aren't as many jobs. 'I like the musicians in Loth bridge. The major groups are really quite close, they jam to- gether often. It's friendly thai way, but it makes it difficult for any newcomers to break inlo the circle." Mr. Alexander believes Leth bridge audiences have im proved substantially in their ac ceptance of local groups. "The> are beginning to appreciate lo cal talent more." He felt this was true of tin DECRO SELF STICKING VINYL WALL TILE 50% off FERGUSON PAINT LTD. DISTRIBUTORS OF GLIDDEN PAINTS IN LETHBRIDGE AND DISTRICT 318 7Jh Sr. S. Phone 328-4595 STEVE'S QUALITY MEATS AND CONFECTIONARY COALDALE PHONE 345-3929 SPECIAL BEEF and PORK SALE SALE ENDS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7th Beef Sides ib. Beef fronts Beef hinds tb PRICE INCLUDES CUTTINO AND WRAPPING BACON AND HAM if AX PER IB. CURED AND SMOKED I U EXTRA SAUSAGE MADE TO ORDER OPEN DAILY TO A.M. TO 10 P.M. 47c RAPPING 10" 'ounger groups, but less so for he more traditional bands, however. 'Young people in general are more discriminating in the quality of the music they listen to. It seems that the older peo- ple in town are more easily sat sfied, so long as the right style of music is played. "As a result, the groups an of a poorer quality because they can get away with less prac tice." With all the problems facee by people in the music field, i often seems strange to outsider why they continue. "A person gives up a lot o time, money and inateria things to become a musiciai The benefits are all immateria but definitely worth It. On good night with an appreeiatu audience makes a month hard work worthwhile." Nursing orderlies to meet The Alberta Association of Cursing Orderlies will hold its Oth anniversary convention at he Red Deer Granada Inn Oct. 5 and 6. The AANO has 900 members n the province, including about id in Branch 6, which is south from Claresholm. Six delegates from Lethbridge wiII attend the convention. They include Carl Pickles, first vice- president of the provincial as- sociation, anil Duncan McNab, president of Branch 6, both working at the Lethbridge Mun- icipal Hospital, WAITING LISTS The wailing lists at the Lelh- bridge Municipal Hospital, Lethbridge Auxiliary Hospital and Southland Nursing Home were eight and 21 respec- tively, at the end of August. The waiting list of W5 at the LMH compared with 483 at the same lime last year. Jt included 220 elective patients and 5G ur- gent cases. i One of Western Canada's largest full tine dealer- ships urgently requires dynamic individuals, soles ex- perience helpful but net essential. This application will interest the sales person who is not satisfied with his present position. We are a 400 lo 500 new car operation in excellent facilities and will lrair> you on the job. Above average earning potential and full Co. benefits. Apply Box 89 Lethbridge Herald MAKE NO MISTAKE THE NAME YOU KNOW BUT THE ADDRESS is NEW 1224 3rd AVE. SOUTH OPPOSITE THE ELKS CLUB JUST ARRIVED The All New Hanimex 1000s Jjlana Slide Projector SPECIAL JUST MOST BEAUT1FUL GADGET BAGS YOU HAVE EVER SEEN. A FANTASTIC FOR 1973. ;