Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta
10 THB UTHBRIDGE HERALD Thurjdny, October 19, 1971 KINGSTON, Ont. (CP) Flora MacDonald calls herself 1 -anldialed Women's which means she was con- cerned women's rights long before I he movement be- came fashionable. "Discrimination in any area interests slip said in an interview. "And when you're standing for public office there is no way you should or could represent jusL a p." Miss MacDonald, a 46-year- old native of Cape Breton Island, N.S., is ous ea mpaigii ing a vigor- Progress i ve SLanficlcl was campaigning lo P reniicr of Nova Conservative candidate in the riding of Kingston and the Inlands in the Oct. 30 federal election. This is her first time as a candidate hut the pert redhead is no stranger Lo politics. She has lived with them all her life. "I can remember my par- ents didcussinp politics at the dinner table when I was a little girl. H wasn't so much partisan politics, eithe-, since they were just as apt. to vote for one side as the She began lo take an active part in 1956 when Kobert Scotia. Since then she has more held her own in Jhc tradi- tional male bnslion of political organizing. "When people have heard I've been involved in 29 election campaigns they think I'm a lot .she said wistfully. "Bui Lhat included federal and pro- vincial elections and by elec- tions around the country." Shortly after the 1956 Nova Scotia election, Miss MacDo- Dald moved to Oll.iwa, where she was a powerful figure In Tory politics until Jolm Die- fcnbakcr, who was battling for his leadersliip, fired her in 1906. She was one of the architects of Robert Slnrifield's successful campaign fcr national lead- ership of the Conservative party in 1907 and then joined iwlilical science department at Queen's University In King- ston. In JS71 she was organizing BINGO Sconclinnviein Hall 129 12lh St. "C" N. Slarls ut p.m. Doors Open al p.m. 5 Cards for COID CARDS PAY DOUBLE EACH SI.00 8lh and 12th Gomel in 7 Numbers or less WORTH in 52 Nurrhon Sorry No One Under 14 Yean of Age Allowed JACKPOT BINGO This Thursday Evening, October 19th Sponiorad by Ladies' Aid ol Si. Poier a.id Si. Paul's Church STARTS P.M. SHARP-PARISH HALL CORNER 12th STREET B AND 7lh AVENUE NORTH Jackpot Starts at and u Won Every Thursday 2nd Jackpot 3J12O In 54 Numberi 5th 7 No. Jackpot Pol o' Gold 2Sc PER CARD OR 5 FOR ALSO FREE CARDS, FREE GAMES AND A DOOR PRIZE Persons under 16 yean not allowed time for the Com- iniUcc for :m Independent Can- Dcla, a. group included prominent. Canadians v.'lio op- pose domination of the Canadian economy. Vvheii nskcd if it was In her ower to change one single ling. Miss MacDonakl said she oulrl "make Canadians more anadiim, move proud and ware." "Everything else flows from ial Then, she snid, Canadians 'ould sec Hie urgent need for lore secondary industry rather nan tearing the counlry's re- ourcL-s out of Ihc Rvound ant. ending them abroad to be irocesscd. Flora does not believe thai lie fact she is a woman will ost her votes and said slic ex ects as many people will vote or her because she is a is vote against her for the reason. And she believes women new o get more actively as candidates. Since 192L, when Ague: MacPbail became the first n in the House of Commons here Irave candi dales and only 300 have bee vomen. And I don't think ther lave been any more than fou women in llic: House at any on imo since then.'1 One reason there have not >ocn more v.oman candidates, she feels is mobility. "For arcnls don't approve. ant out Free legal help MONTREAL (CP) Ten Montreal students with an Op- portunities For Youth grant are starting their second clinic of- fering free legal and social help to juveniles, whose problems are mainly socia] such as bro- ken homes. Last year's project resulted in two lawyers being appointed to social welfare court to assure fair treatment tor juvenile cases. The annual Halloween tea and bazaar of the Chinook Pen sioncrs and Senior Citizens wil le held Saturday, Oct. 2B from 2 to p.m. in Gym 1 of the civic centre. Deputy Mnyor Cam Barnes ill officially open the ten. Convener is Mrs. Hy Burch. Mrs. GoMie Kcsler will be in clia-ge of the sewing, fancy- work and novelty section. Mrs. Ann Linn is in charge ol the home bailing Mrs. G. Dodtl and Mrs. J. Ti-own ar- ranging the white elephant dis- play. Special feature will he a gar- den centre of house plants. Lunch will be traditional pumpkin or apjjlie pic with whipped cream. A door p'.izc will be drawn for. Everyone welcome. Tickets may be obtained from any member or at the door. Assumption CWL hold mixer! message in parenta communication, a child may c o m e to doubt his own percep- tion of what is really being In charge of the kitchen will the annual tea and bazaar Sat- urday from 2 to p.m. General convener of the tea will be Mrs. P. Matisz. In charge of novelties and crafLs are Mrs. D. Kjoldeganl, Mrs. A. Schambers, Mrs. L. Goldstein and Mrs. A. Shaw. Mrs. A. Duckett and Mrs. R. Kimmilt arc in charge of Ihe while elephant table, with Mrs. H. J. Schile at the candy booth. ST, PATRICK'S C.W.L. WINNERS 1st PATRICIA IMESON Nobl.ford 2nd CLENDA COTE 2408 lOlh Ave. S., Apt 4 3rd T. KAROLAK 1918 9lh Ave. H.