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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE IETHBRIDCE HERALD Saturday, September 1! ,i For The Record By MARILYN ANDERSON Family Edilor A Calendar Of Local happenings THE IMPORTANCE of having a large, varied and competent slate of candidates for Ihe forth- coming civic election has been reiterated by others. Yet the one organization in the city which active- ly seeks out persons who would fill these posts, would seem to be defeating its own purpose The Civic Government Association, a rather loose- ly-knit body of interested persons approaches men and a few" women in the community to run for civic office. 11 holds an open meeting to which any person may attend and any person may stand up at that meeting and be nominated as a CGA-supported can- didate. This is nil to the good. BUT, then, for the sup- posed interest of the people, sitting in the chairs out front an election is held to eliminate the extra bodies over the number of vacancies. This is quite wrong and quite unfair. In the first place those attending the meeting ivere informed that they were the association. They could decide upon the way things should be handled. No one queried the policy of only selecting exactly the number of candidates needed, and no one was given the opportunity to decide Secondly, people come to a nomination meeting because they are interested in the candidates, the city and the election. They'll have their go-round at "their polling booth on Oct. 13. They don't need miniscule elections to keep interest alive. Most important of all, it's extremely unfair to ask an individual to run for office, have him go through the decision-making process and then be shot down by the very people who are supposed to be supporting and encouraging him. At the Wednesday CGA meeting, the chosen ones wore being congratulated, and the losers (sic) con- soled. There were no losers, and certainly no winners. Congratulate anyone who is willing to place himself or herself on the public grandstand, by all means. Be there to congratulate them a few more limes in the next three years. But to console someone for not getting in on the CGA ticket means nothing. Anyone is entitled to run as an independent, and many choose to, most suc- cessfully. A venture inlo political life is often a timid one, and in this election more than any other in the his- tory of Lethbridge. a strong slate is vital. There can be no such thing as too many candidates. To select a field of eight aldermen, for example, one would re- quire a very minimum of at last 14 candidates. Not one person interested in civic office should be sacrificed at the expense of a bit of entertain- ment for the spectators. Perhaps the ad hoc committee will keep the pos- sibility of approving all possible candidates in mind. And perhaps the electorate will pass on their opin- ions to its members. Tlffi Cioldcn Miic Drop-in Csn- Lro is having a used clothing and while elephant cale in Southn-.inslcr hall Wednesday al a.m. Coffee and donuls irill be available al a minimal charge. Tlie Over CO group and Golden Mile Drop-in Centre is having a pot-luck lunch Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Southminster hall. Everyone welcome. The Canadian Pat'ific Rail- j way Pensioners Association will hold its monthly meeting in Ihe club rooms Tuesday at 2 p.m. All members are urged to at- tend Loyal Order of Moose will bold a social and dance Satur- day at 9 p.m. in the Moose Hall. 3 Ave. N. Music by the Longacrcs Orchestra. For members and invited guests. Soutliminsler Circle S a u a-e dancers will have a get- acquainted fun square dance Monday Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. in Southmin.slcr hall for couples Soutiimm.sler nail lor couples interested in learning to square dance. Lunch will be supplied. i ACVV of St. Augustine's Angli- i can Church will be held MOII- day al 0 p.m. Mrs. Lester will review books, Pussycat Purr and God's Smuggler. Mrs. Hall and Mrs. Campbell will give an outline of the forthcoming par- ish conference. Oct. 30 ai SI. Augiisline's. All women of the i congregation welcome U) attend. Souihminslcr Junior Girls Choir will hold a regular prac- tice on Monday, in the clnirch hall. A meeting of Ihe mothers will lie held on Monday at p.m. in the church lounge. A good attcairinnce is requested. The regular meeting of Ihe Womens' Auxiliary to the Leth- I bridge Municipal Hospital will be held in the nurses' lounge on Wednesday at 2 p.m. There nil] be a pot-luck luncheon at p.m. N7ew members wel- come and a good attendance is requested. Maple Leaf Chapter No. 7 OES is lidding its annual Friendship Tea and bake sale Saturday Oct. 9 in Southmin- slcr Hall. Faith ftebokah Lodge No. 93 will meet Monday at 8 p.m. in the Oddfellows Hall. Draw to be made. Members asked to bring in tickets. Visiting Itebc- kahs welcome. FOE bingo to be held lonight at B p.m. in the Eagles Hall. j Jackpot is ?155 in 5G numbers. Everyone welcome. Maple Leaf Chapter No. 7 OES will hold its BOth anniver- sary meeting Tuesday at II p.m. t In the Masonic Hail. Visiting members welcome. Whirl-A-Ways will begin their tall season of square dancing in St. Augustine's parish hall Monday at p.m. sharp. All square dancers are welcome. Women are please asked to bring a pie. amily winy University Women's Club o[ Lethbrii'.ge mil hold its annual membership tea Kept. IB from 2-1 p.m. in the YWCA. Used and Usable sale wril Daughters of the Nile Iras Club will hold its second an- nual fashion show Ccr.cept Sev- enty-One Wednesday Nov. 3 at S p'.m. Tickets available from be Nile members. For further in- held m Soutliminsler Church formation call 327-5355 or 323- hall Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. I 3C27. Stinuyside woanen meet September 1.4 COALDALE (HNS) A meeting for women in the Sun- nyside district will b? held at p.m. Tuesday, KjpL. 14. in the Sunnyside School auditor- ium. Miss Elizabeth Bartman. dis- trict home economist, will ex- plain programs offered by her department. ft is an organizational meet 50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Mr and Mrs. Robert Wobick will celebrate iheir ing. attend. All women are urged Lo 50th edding anniversary with an open house for friends and relatives Sunday, Sept.- II is requested that there THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "This looks bad I think I'm dissolving faster than the seltzer The Golden Mile Drop-In Centre GOOD USED CLOTHING AND WHITE ELEPHANT SALE SOUTHMINSTER HALL WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, A.M. COFFEE AND DONUTS SERVED lOc ember 19 al Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant at 8 p.m. no gifts. LCI QUEEN Wendy Culler was crowned Friday as Miss LCI Ram before football fans at the LCI-Winston Churchill first gams of the season. Runner up is Julie David- son. The beaming queen was presented with an armful of red roses and her winner's trophy. For a complete rundown on the foolball game FAIRFIELD APPLIANCES SERVICES LTD. The arrival of the 1972 models MOTOROLA rHinncLu ArruANic ANNOUNCE k. _sim Color and Black and While TV and Sound Equipment. SANYO TV'i, Sound Equipment, Laundry Equip- ment and Vacuum Cleaners. INGLIS PARTS AND ACCESSORIES STOCK HAS BEEN EXPANDED Now the largest parti and ncceii- lory stock In Southern Alberta APPLIANCES ALL MAKES ALL MODELS Laundry Equipment, Refrigerators, Dish- waihen and Compactors. HOOVER Floor Appliances and laundry Equipment. MOTOROLA PRICES ARE LOWER THAN 1971 MODELS 3 SERVICE MEN TO SERVICE YOUR REPAIR NEEDS FAIRFIELD APPLIANCES SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd Ave. South Phone 327-6684 see sports slory page Attendance u FORT MACLEOD (Special) Larry King, secretary-manager of' the Fort Museum has released attendance figures up to Aug. 30. In 1970 there was road construction al Hie Fort entrance so figures are given for 19G9 as well as the two following years. Total attendance for 1971' G2.M7: for 1970, and for 1969, Tolal attendance, tor August of this year was For Angus! comparative figures were as fellows: adults. (1970. 7.085: I960. students. 2.4SJ 1 children S2 (127, p at museum for grand totals of 20.314 The museum has gone on [he Fall schedule and remains open seven days a week between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 BINGO TONIGHT 6ih Avc. A and Si. N. Every Saturday Night at 8 p.m. 5 cards for 1.00 256 Each 7 Number Gamei JACKPOT Free Games ana Prci Card DOOR PRIZE Children under 16 nol allowed MAKES THE MAN A shabbily dressed man re- J cently walked into USC headquarters and made a cash con- riuution of S150 The Unitarian Service Committee is at 56 Sparks Street, US TO HELP OTHERS! The Salvation Army Welfare Services Needs Clothing, Furniture, Toys, Household Effects CAtt 328-2860 FOR PICKUP SERVICE OR LEAVE AT 412 Isl AVE. Receives scholarship Kathy Erdman. a 1971 graduate of Ihe Lethbridge Collpgiatc Institute, has been awarded a S2QO scholarship from the University Women's Club of Leth-iridgc. Miss Erdman nad the hiehrst average in b o L h the county and city examinations. She is at present, a student at the University of Alberta in Ed-moutou majoring in mathematics. Miss Erdman is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Erdman 1115 17 SI A IS HERE AVON Apply now while there is n territory available anywhere in Southern Alberta. Phone 326-7424 or write Mrs. M. Scott, 2514 23 Ave. S., YOUR OWN THING Enjoy one of the world's most creative hobbies! A-10 WEEK COURSE INTRODUCTION TO CERAMICS AND OPEN INSTRUCTION THE MAYCO WAY Contact Helen Wilson Wilimtiid Your Mayco, Willogliby-Mickio Dealer Ceramics Glazes Stains Instruction 952 St S. Phone PUBLIC BINGO JACKPOT 74 GAMES LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (UpSlDils) EVERY THUR5-8 Photo. CASH BINGO TONIGHT, SATURDAY B O'CLOCK HUNGARIAN OLD TIMERS HALL A Blackoul Bingo p'ayed far till won every Saturday plus 2 7-Numbar Jackpoi. JACKPOTS NOW AND 5130 5 Cards for SI.00 or 25c ench (Locoled la No. 1 Fireliall) NOW YOU ARE FINISHED SCHOOL And Desire too Learn a Profession WHY NOT BECOME A HAIRDRESSER We have 3 fully qualified full time inslruc- Irescs and we leach all phnsos of beauty culture, hair styling and cutting, hlnnchinQ, linting and permanent waving. You'll onjoy our new remodelled and air-conclilioncd ichool, A professional beautician high- er than the average income and opporlu- nilicj aro unlimited. fill 0U, 5'n.ol Thi, Coupon 5lh St' S" NAME............ i Pnymnnti UDDRESS For Mom Information Classoi Stalling Now Call us for thnl Special Portrait! EDWIN Olrl Son of MR. AND MRS. H. B. HANEY PICTURE BUTTC LOCATED JUST ACROSS FROM THE CPR DEPOT PHONE 327-3658 ;