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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LEIHBRIDGE HERALD Frldoy, November 57, 1970 ar of local L Hi Neighbor Club will hold an open dance Thursday from 8 lo p.m. at Westminster School fiyni, is St. 5 Ave. N The Westerners Orchestra will be in attendance and everyone welcome. The Fort Maclcod Old Time Dance club is holding its regu- lar dance Saturday from 8 to p.m. in the Elementary School. Everyone welcome and lunch served. appeninqi Fouthminster Jimlor Girls Choir will practise in the church hall on Saturday, at p.m. Southminster Circle Square dance club will hold its regular dance Saturday at p.m. In Southminster Hall. All square dancers welcome and women are please asked to bring a box lunch. LEESTER'S MUSIC LTD. Campos Corner By MARILYN ANDERSON Herald Family Editor According to Alex Gilehrist, the city's sheriff, the majority of persons getting into difficul- ty over bad debts "would try to pay if they could." Mr. Gilchrist acts as trate for Small Claims Court, and handles seizures as set out by the court. He said people facing bad debts have not been realis- tic about money. "The younger ones In their early twenties with large bills By KATHY ERDMAN LCI it really all about? Why are you sitting in physfcs, learning about the Lorentz contraction formula? Or in chemistry painstakingly figuring out how many grams of something or other are plat- ed out in so much time? Or in English, analyzing some appar- ently meaningless poem ob- viously written for the sole pur- pose of confusing a student? Or learning the subjunctive mood in French? Or doing anything, for that matter? Perhaps, it's because you want to, though I doubt it. Or maybe you need to, or maybe you have to. Actually, it's just as easy to like a course than to hate it. Why not try to under- stand what the teacher is say- ing and get excited about it (one way or the instead of slouching inertly while the words rebound oft' your brain? Why go to high school any- way? So you can qualify for university, so you can get a '.'better job" even though you would rather be a happy car mechanic? Think what it would be like if everyone was a PhD. I'd rather not think about the dreadful consequences. What do you -want to do after you're through school? Get a job? Bomb around? Freak out? Devote your life to the study of Calansovilfa longifolia? Just what is your place in the Scheme of'things? Or is there a scheme? think about it. A great big YAY to the LCI Bam football team! In the eiciting championship g a me with CCHS, the victorious Rams brought the football back borne again to LCI. Rob Mossey was our most valuable player and was honored at the Southern Alberta Football League's final banquet last week. To celebrate our victory, we had a dance, featuring The Seepy John from Seattle, for Few people deliberately ignore bills Unrealistic altitude to money leads to debt part three have just tried to do too much at once. "People don't read documents or understand them. To have assigned one third of one's sal- ary is quite common. Almost every one that comes in has loans from one or two loan com- According to Mr.. GUchrist, most businesses are very rea- although they are en- titled to have an article seized if the payee is behind at all. After failing to receive pay- ment for whatever time the bus- iness considers just, the account may be turned over to a collec- tion agency, of which there are three in the city, plus Calgary agencies who operate here, If the collection agency fails to obtain results, the cus- tomer is sued in Court for debts under The cred- itor receives a judgment which may involve a seizure ot goods or a wage gamlshee. There are however, exemp- tions to the garnishes and to seizures. A ear, furniture and appliances up to cannot be seized. The debtor, on the other hand four hours of hard rock. If no one else, at least the drummer got a good work sticks were breaking and flying all over the place. Whenever this happened, he calmly reach- ed into Ms box of spares and pulled out beat must go on! The latest innovation at LCI Is our long awaited smoking room. After several days of mysterious Inner Council meet- ings and conferences with the administration, it was announc- ed that room 203, a retired classroom, had been transform- ed into a smoking room, where one could go for his treat or treatment, whichever the case might be. Though I don't smoke, I certainly have harrow- ing memories of conjugating verbs and more verbs dur- ing French, 10 in that room. We started off the basketball season with a fun game our Rams .played the Harlem Clowns. Although we not by too much it was a really great game. The school rocked with cheers that could be heard a mile away. The Bams won their first real game of the season by defeating Milk River at the Magrath tourna- ment. When the Hams played the Kaymond Comets, we lost by five points. But, that's OK we still love our Bams! Our Clippers played the CCHS girls last Friday and emerged from tile game with a victory. So you can see, we're off to a great start. Next weekend, on the fourth and fifth of December, LCI is hosting its annual basketball tournament, with teams from B.C., the U.S., and Alberta. I'll see you there! (The views volcea In Hie above cslnnm -do not neces- sarily concur wits either ttose of The Herald or Lei- ster's, hut are refiectiom of the student opinion.) _______ HISTIR'S MAU OROIRSI Tide off tlw wleclient you wan) and lend ui. You'll reteive your records for only each. Please Add 15c Postage on Orders and tinder. E 1 1, I THINK i LOVE Partridge Family J 2, TEARS OF A CLOWN-Sraokey Rebinion and The Miroclei 3, BI MY BABY-Andy Kim [14. GYPSY WOMAN-Brian Hyland 1 5 HE AIN'T MY BROTHER-Neil Diamond r 6. SEE ME-FEEL Who [17, I'M NOT MY BROTHERS KEEPER-Tht Flaming Emberl 8, SHARE THE Who 9. NO MATTER WHAT-Tho Bad Flngert 10. FlY LITTLE WHITE DOVE till. WE'VE ONLY JUST Carpenter! 12, I'LL BE THERE-Jackion Five _________________ COMING EVENTS DECEMBER 4th 9 p.m. MASHMAKHAN EXHIBITION PAVILION DECEMBER 13th SINGING TREI 70 YATES CENTRE Symphony Seaion Tickets Available a! leister's DECEMBER 13th 3 p.m. HANDEL'S MESSIAH (Christmas Portion) SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH DECEMBER 20th 3 p.m. BACH'S CHRISTMAS ORATORIO SOUTHMINSTER UNITED CHURCH THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL "I'M YOUR ItTTLE BOY" HEINTJE IONG PlAY EACH ONIY L Choose from oyr excelled! lelection of GUITARS MUSIC BOOKS RECORDS HARMONICAS TAPES TAPE RECORDERS PATCH CORDS PLUGS ADAPTERS ACCESSORIES LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. PARAMOUNT THEATRE BLDG., IETHBRIDGE NAME....................................... ADDRESS.................................... may not have as simple a prob' i the payment will settle his debts lem as one business' bill to han- in three years, "that's said die. Ho may find his creditors Mr, Gflchrist. If it takes more calling on all sides and who than three years, it must be won't go away by being ignored, confirmed with district court. Thus in Alberta, as in several As long ns the customer pays other provinces, he can ap- the money, he is protected from proach Mr. Gilehrist for an or- any action in any court, he can't derly payment of debts. be sued and can't be gamisheed. Anyone who is unable to pay There is no preventive coun- his bills when dua for any rea- selling service for credit and son, for the cost of can list credit practices in the city. Peo- his debts, expenses, income and pie who work in the field of together, the debtor and Mr. credit are firm in their belief GHchrist, will work out what (hat people would never admit the debtor can reasonably pay. (hat they need counselling until All creditors are notified. If they're in too deep. A man making a month cannot expect to make pay ments of a month. According to local credit per- sonnel, the situation in Leth- jridge is not serious, A v e r y small percentage of consumers do not pay their debts, and an even smaller percentage de- iberately do not intend to. The licture could change, said one credit manager, with expansion of the city. Consolidating debts can lead to additional problems, say the experts. A man may need to borrow to pay off monthly pay- ments which are impossible to meet. He consolidates his debts either by borrowing the lump sum at an impossible rate of in- ;erest, or approaches various lending institutions for or ?700 until he has the required amount. The total compound Interest BEAMING FACES CHEER ONE SO Residents of the Edith Cavell Nursing Home in Lethbridge were entertained Young's music class ar Agnes Davidson Elementary School. The occasion was a class contribution to Canada Music Thursday by enthusiastic Grade 5 students in Mrs. Peg Week, currently being observed across the country. Pant suits a controversy in Cardston High School By CHRISTINE PUHL Herald Staff Writer In a year when midis are the controversy is fashion, it isn't often that a second glance is ta- ken at w o rrt e n' s pants suits which are acceptable wear at almost any occasion, even for- mal ones. Six female students at Card- ston High School were not al- lowed to attend classes this week when they appeared dress- ed in slack suits. Some were sent, home and others had their parents phoned to" bring skirts for them. Mrs. Boy Ingram of Carway told The Herald, "I told my daughter to wear slacks because she has to ride the bus 16 miles and if it ever broke down, she Program planned on family life for Dec, 11 A program on Family Life Education will be presented Fri- day, Dec. 11 at p.m. at the Family Y. Mrs. Beryl Wood, of the So- cial Planning Committee of Cal- gary is expected to be the fea- tured speaker. Interested groups in the city have been invited to send a rep- resentative to the meeting. REMOVE INSECTS Ah those lovely fresn vege- tables! But to remove those tiny insects that love them too the vegetables in cold salty water {or E Vftnlfc- wouldn't be properly dressed to face the cold." Even though the girls were allowed to wear slacks and then change when they arrived in the school, the task of carrying then- many Books was made more difficult with the addition of an extra change of clothes each day. Students and teaching staff in Lethbridge schools wear pants suits regardless of the weather. Roy Lake, secretary treas- urer of the Cardston school board said the issue of girls wearing slacks to school would be b r o u g h t up at the board meeting, Wednesday. He said it has been under discussion for a year now and different stan- dards had been tried in sonw schools before the skirt policy could be changed. Mrs. Ingrain said, "There is not mucb use in getting the pol- icy changed next September when cold weather is here ROW. Wss phoned the head of the school division and he said our would be welcomed Pupils sell junk for USC There's someting irresistible about someone else's junk, and a White Elephant Sale is a per- fect opportunity for some mu- tual swapping, at a small price! Pupils at a Duncan Elementary School in British Columbia raised with their While Elephant Sale and sent it all to the Unitarian Service Committee, SB Sparks Street, Ot- tawa SCOTER'S MOBILE STUDIO A limited number of afternoon and evening appointment times available in all parti of flho city, Phone 328-2030 for COMPLETE INFORMATION and APPOINTMENTS back at the school regardless ol (he policy." Mr. Ingram said it had been announced over the public ad- dress system, the same day as he complained to the principal and school division, that dress slacks would be accepted attire for girls in the school. H. L. West, principal of the Cardston High School told The Herald fa a telephone interview Thursday, "Dress slacks are ac- ceptable during winter months." The issue seems to be re- solved at the school level, even though the board will have its own evaluation of the topic next Wednesday. watching his game when you'd rather go ihappittg. Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS fMULTILUXi (OPTICAL PRESCRIPTION CO. SEALSKIN BOOTS Indies' Gold Seal 35.00 Men's Geld Sea! 35.00 Also Two Buckle Style In ladies' ,.....35.00 Also Two Buckle Style In Men's 35.00 ladies' Pony Boots Illustrated 38.00 Complete selection o? winter footwear for the wriole family Including SK1-DOO BOOTS BENEFIT SHOES LTD. 6154th Ave. S. Phone 327-7300 OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY lltl 9 P.M. may fracture him for the rest of his life. A referral of a small debt to a collection agency brings bet- ter tlian average results, to Lelhbridgo at least. Debtors are approached by telephone or personal calls. The attitude of the debtor to the call from the collection agency.will determine how the action is car- ried out. Sometimes there has been a misunderstanding between busi- ness and customer. In these cases matters may be settled with some expediency. Occasionally there is a lack i of communication and many reasons may enter into non- payment of a debt. Usually, however, the people in the collection agency's files "Have trouble all as one manager put it. With the growing emphasis on credit, and the possibility of lowering the legal age to 18, the bad credit picture may changa substantially, said one source. "Usually people are willing to sit down and work out how they can pay off the debt. 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