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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 lETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, April 1973 Lady pilot from Champion job wUh airline nadian wheat bcaid sjjs the quota for selected boft spnng wheat is open, effec'r e' immediately, at all dcln 017' points. CALL 327-2224 327-3838 327-4440 UNITED CABS Lynn Baksr _ Ear! Tennant 5 Frank Schmidt jack Sunning ROSELLA BJORNSON "fiyirxj farmer's daughter" FEEDERS FARMERS WELDERS HANDYMEN HOMEOWNERS We carry a complete stock of STEEl IN FIATS ANGLES CHANNEIS SEAMb WIDE FLANGts RAILS ROUNDS SQUARES PLATES SHEETS RECTANGULAR AND SQUARE TUBING REINFORCING STEEL WIRE MESH PIPE GAIORE FOR POSTS CLOTHESLINE POLES CARPORT COLUMNS OR FOR ANY OTHER USE YOU MAY HAVE TONS TO CHOOSE FROM Bring in your truck and load up at bargain prices We alsb deliver locally Bftng in your strap steel cast iron batteries radiators copper and get the best trade value ever We also pay cash! STEEL YARD LOCATION 2803 2nd Ave. N. SCRAP LOCATION 3402 2nd Ave. N WINNIPEG (CP) Bjonibon is up m the clouds dajs She's been hired bv Winnipeg-baied Transair Ltd as an airline pilot Roseila. 25. a native of Champion, Alta., 50 miles northwest of Lethbndge, has been an instructor for the last three jears at the Winnipeg Flving club. She faces a gruelling train- ing period on Fokker 28 jetlin- ers. She'll be a first officer in June and later command pilot of an airliner R A Alomson, executive of the airline said yesterday Miss Bjorn- son hired because her qualifications are better than those of any other applicant. "The fact that she is a lady is only a happy coincidence Roseila was at the controls of an an plane at 12 She's flown about hours and another 500 before I got my licence She's known among the tar- mac habitues as "the flying farmer's daughter." INSTRUCTOR AT 22 Kosella gained her com- mercial and instructor ratings at 22. helped by a friend hile a'le-iding the University of Calgary The friend, Gma Jordans, has been a instructor in Calgary for 16 years and "en- couraged me the going got rough There were no instructors jobs available "so I worked for North American Air Training College as a recep- Roseila said "I just warned to fly and Gina gave me the support I needed during a rotten, frus- trating time I wrote to all the fljing schools across Canada and only one answered The affirmative answer v.as from Winnipeg Flying Club where Roseila was hired in May, 1970. Roseila, six foot tall and de- scribes herself as a "mousy applied to Tiansair m June 1912. When she was accepted later about 15 Trans- air pilots congratulated her Roseila said she knows of two other women flying for airlines in North America, one flying cargo and one'rid- ing in the jump seat or ob- server's spot. Both are Amer- ican lines Trailer court planned at prison to cope with overcrowding I DRUMHELLER (CP) The I federal penitentiary here wi'l I open a ti ailer court on its pi op- erty within about two months to alleviate overcrwoding, says Warden Pierre Jutras The trailer court, which will be situated on penitentiary property just outside the 12- foot fence surrouadmg the security buildings, will house 50 or 60 mraimum- security risk inmates, the war- den said. He s.id at least two penti- Angry storm brewing over new London census Bv ROD CURRIE LONDON (CP) An angry storm of protest is brewing in the wake of a new census re- port on London. The figures show that the city's population is declining, the percentage of black or col- oied persons is increasing and thousands of families lack flush toilets, hot water or bathtubs But what upsets most Londo- ners is that 100.000 homes are empty while about 150.000 fami- lies are forced to share accom- modations The new breakdown of the census taken in April, 1971, says that while the population of England and Wales rose six per cent in the last decade. Lon. don's copulation drooped 6 8 per to its 1921 total "The scandal of London today is not the muggers or the por- noeraphers.' says Patrick O'Brien, Liberal citv council Commonv Paki- stan, Afiica and the West In- dies, from the old Com- Australia and New Zealand; and from Europe and other coun- tries, including 241220 from the Republic of Ireland The Kensington and Chelsea borough council reacted to the census by urging borough coun- cils to buv decaying houses from private landlords, reno- vate them and then sell or rent them at reasonable rents In the campaign for the ap- proaching Great London Council elections, the Labor partv has urged the takeover of such pri- vate property, a stand scorned by Sir Desmond Plummer, leader of the GLC which now is Conservative-dominated. The census confirms earlier reports that most poor housing is privately owned while gov- ernment-subsidized "council much of the suburban districts In lentiary officials will be