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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 18, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Wodnosday, November 18, 1970 Lethbridge 'Ex' shows deficit A review of activities which I took place at the Lethbridge Exhibition Grounds during 1970 was incorporated into the di- rectors' report at (he Lethbridge Pavan elected DIRECTOR Benny Pavan of Lethbridge was elected a director of the Leth- bridge and District Exhibi- tion Association at the as- sociation's annual meeting Tuesday. He replaces Don Wilson whose term as a di- rector hail expired. Three other directors whose terms had expired, Dick Gray, Stan Tiffin and: Bill MacLeod, all of Lethbrifige, were re-elect- ed. Dick Gray has been the president of the association for the past three years. The president is elected at the first meeting of the board of directors following the an- nual meeting. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanie Capita! Furnitura Bldg. PHONE 328-7684M and District Exhibition's an- nual meeting Tuesday night. Horse racing was held for the first time in conjunction will) the summer fair. The board said it last oil the rac- ing, a six day affair, but it feels this figurs is not truly representative as it does not take into consideration receipts gained from gale admissions, pari mutuel betting and food concessions. Whoop Up compound and Kaleidarts building marked the first step towards educa- tional displays and away from competitive types during the exlu'bition. There were ground impiove- merits such as the building of jockey quarters and refmishing of the 4-11 and Kaleidarts building. The Exhibition Pavil- ion during 1970 was rented for about 250 days for dances, car sales, cattle sales, seed fairs, furniture sales, machinery sales and the regional science fail-. An exact figure of how much money the Pavilion brought in during the year is not yet avail- able, but exliibiiion manager Andy Andrews reports that the building is paying for itself. The sale of Calgary sweep- stake tickets was promoted at the summer fair. This was car- ried out as a profit making proposition, and also to gain experience if Lellibridge should have its own sweepstake. The financial statement for the year showed the exhibition with a loss of Mr. Andrews says the figure does not take into account 000 spent in capital expenditure (permanent ground improve- ments) and improved debt payments. The net revenue gamed from the summer fair was compared with in 1969. Again Mr. Andrews says the figure is not truly representa- tive, as a result of spent on improving fair facilities. He said that if the board had not spent any money on im- provements, the revenue gained from the fair would have been similar to that of the previous year. Be unselfish, back a loser Callwood tells Kiwanians June Callwood, radio and elcvlsion personality from To- ronto, told Lethbridge Kiwani- ans at a dinner meeting Tues- day, they are sometimes a little deaf and tend to back a sure lorse. Unpopular causes need xsople like Kiwanians, she said. 'or unselfish reasons, "Back a oser sometime." Miss Callwood, in Lethbridge o attend a Lethbridge and Re- jion Mental Health Planning Council workshop, spoke to the Ciwanians Tuesday on family :ommunication. She said narents tend to res- snt their children who won't give up their dreams and do chat parents want them to. before you are born, parents lave decided who and what you are going to be. She also told the group to ART SHOW BY LOCAL PAINTER-Cathy Evins, lethbridge artist, gives a full-fledg- ed Irish grin as she sits amid her exhibition of paintings currently at display in the Bowman Arts Centre. The show, continuing through to the end of November, features 40 oils acrylics, pen and ink and mixed media paintings. Subjects range from land- scapes to abstracts. Mrs. Evins is known throughout southern Alberta for her set and costume designs with local drama groups and for her direction of art classes in leth- bridge and district towns. Gallery hours are 2-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Scout conference Friday We'll match our SONY TRINITRON TV against all others for... BRIGHTNESS COLOR AND ACCURACY CLARITY AND PICTURE DEPENDABILITY SERVICE EASE OF OPERATION WHY? Sony has the best new design in the world- NO COLOR DOTS NO SiT-UP NEED1D NO AFTER SAL! 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The conference, being spon- sored by the Southern Alberta Regional Council of the Boy Scouts of Canada, will take a look at program objectives, the role of the leader, service team operations and sponsorship. Many questions which have been asked by scputers and the public will be answered and clarified, says Bob Jenkins, re- gional scout executive. The lack of more pre regi- strations is causing some con- eerfl; he says, as arrangements have to be made with the cater- ers. Anyone wishing to attend the conference who _ has not pre registered or wishing in- formation is asked to phone the Boy Scout Hall before Friday. A special guest and resource person at the conference will be Charles Stafford of Ottawa, di- rector of program services for Boy Scouts of Canada. Possibility signs ready by Saturday News signs indicating free two hour parking at all meters in downtown Lethbridge may be ready by Saturday. Alderman C a m m Barnes, who is also a member of the Downtown Businessmen's As- sociation, said Tuesday he was hopeful the signs could be available by then. The signs, which were autho- rized by city council Nov. 3, are being erected at the cast of the association and are intended to explain clearly the regula- tions. Until they are up, the rules are set by council's Nov. 16 resolution, which permits un- limited free Saturday parking downtown, Mr. Barnes said. quit playing superman with their families. Just because you bring home the bacon you shouldn't tako all the rights, she said. You will get a better product from your children through praise, she said. When you