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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta -S200 iioniiiialion deposits Wedncidciy, Novembtr 15, 1972 THE HERAID 15 Most election candidates lose fee SQUARE DANCE ON WHEELS Andrew Coval keeps wheelchair square dance lor residents of Hamilton's wilh Ihe square dance music as volunteer Cindy Me- Bsaccn Hill todge. Gill belps Mrs. Elsie Purser join in Ihe fun al weekly By CAUL MOUJNS OTTAWA (CP) By Ihe workings of electoral more than hair the candidates in the Oct. 30 federal election have in effect been designated kibitzers. Tneir S200 nomination deposits have been forfeited. The lis'. includes a candidate supported by almost vol- c-'s and 113 members of the two biggest parlies. In all, 591 of the record candidates lost the deposit thai each would-be IIP must hand over upon nomination as a sisn of seriousness. The deposit, cash or certified cheque, is returned to winners and to a lose- who polls at least half H5 many voles as the win- ner in -a constituency. Other- lyise. it gees "to Hev Majesty for the public ures of Canada" (the federal The failure of 591 hopefuls to get at least half as many votes ES those who beat t'lsm means federal trcasn -y is richer by si small contribution towards the estimated Mil mil- Hop cost cf running tli3 election. Tte 264 winners, and 262 ru'i- ners-up who polled enough vC.es. pet iheir 5200 in all. But New Democrat Dnvkl Wa-ner, for example, loses his the 15 ridings won and in 11) Wilts even though he collected other Quebec seats, almost to I Progressive win in more lhan half Ihe con- stituencies of Canada, but suf- ficient only for third place in Conservatives lost their depos- in 10 of the 264 candi- dates. Sixty-five of the party's Ihe huge Toronlo-area riding of j 74 candidates in Quebec lost i York-Scarborough. Winner Rob-1 Iheir money, 11 of the 88 in On- c'. communications; minister, polled more lhan suffered the smal- i DUO voles there. SOME ODD COXTKASTS By contrast. Ubsral Don Brcnigan gels his WOO hack al- he gathered only votes in Lhe Yukon. Con- se-j vative v.'inr.cr Erik Nialssn go; 4.326 in IhaL small-popu- lation constituency. Othe" lidbils turned up in a study of results: cut of 10 Xeu Dc'ino- of 203 candidates lost deposits, 1U of th-jm in the three Prairie provinces. but Lhree of Ihe can- didates who ran for smailer pa Lies or as independents lost Iheir (ieposils. The exceptior.s Lucien Lnmourcux, win- ner in Slormont-Durdss, OnL.; indcpardsnl Roch LaSalle. win- ner in JolieLie, Que.. and Frank IJanlsy, former independent crals lest thsir 175 of member of the Quebec National Ice WTIV'S 251 candidates. The i Asfsmblv, who finished second forfeited included the cte- pi'sits of rll NDP r'vnr'i'jB'cs in Nciv Bruns- in the Mor.lveal-Sl. Henri. ROCK ELIDES dencpits lu.sl that wick. Ncv.-r'o-jrdlantl and Prince of Raymond nock, wl-o won Edward Island. i Mcn'.rcal-LacHne as a Social Credit. I to iisclf rationally with in every provir.ca. u'uS cvl of serial'1; running everywhere bjt in 33 riclirtes. In rll. 1.13 of Ifs caro'idr.tcs tl-si- <'c- them only in in ir'-u v.Uh of the 'O.rca-ci'd in thai This lime, a Co-ssrvplivc. ho UTS cul to Jl.3'57 ct more Uian 4S.OOO voles in Lac'iir.c. to Liberal Red Bb.ker's T'lr-st collected bv anv candidate were the by Mr. Stanbury in York-Scarborough. But at that he won by fewer lhan over Conservalive Winnell Boyd, whose gave him the tille of the loser with the greatest number of voles. Biggest individual winner was Pierre Trudeau, wilh a plurality of almost votes over the closest of his five opponents in Woatreal-jilounl "Royal. All five lest their depcsits. Other party leaders won hardily MI Iheir ridings, hut with .smaller Stanfield by 8.100 in Halifax. David Lewis by about in York South and Real Caouetle by about in Temisca- minoue. Big loser Maoist Lore'tc Glasheen. vho was credited election night with just 35 votes in a total poll of more than in Eumaby-.Sevmour. B.C. That was the smallest number for any Women lared better Five women in Louis-Heuerl. Que.. collected almost M.OGO of voles cast leav- ing the to a man Liberal Albrn'C Mcrin cornered mere lhan lO.O'jl) Ji i to n s wmm sui We would like to thank our many customers and friends for helping us make our 10th Anniversary Sale the biggest and best yet at Tomorrow's Furniture Ltd. To show our appre- ciation for your fine patronage we are con- tinuing our sale for 3 More Days. Thursday, Friday and Saturday only. GORDON and ROY FINAL 3 DAYS! THURS., FRI. and SAT NOVEMBER m and m GORDON BOWDEN CO-OWNER ROY BRUMMOND CO-OWNER OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. 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