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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 17, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta A. E.' CROSS '^Photography dZtd. � "The Best Man'For Your Weddingl" PHONE 327-2673 The lethbridcje Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Friday, April 17, 1970 PAGES 11 TO 24 RESTAURANT AND , PANCAKE HOUSE BANQUET FACILITIES FOR 75 PEOPLE Committee To Ask Opposition To Air Service Change The transportation committee ,and the executive of the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce jvill make a'recommend* atixn" to the general chamber Cancer Drive Has $U,221 In its current drive for funds the Lethbridge branch of the Canadian Cancer Society, has collected $14,224. The total to date includes $10,642 from the residential blitz April 5. Part of the blitz money ($807) was mailed in. The total includes money collected from the blitz, business canvass to date and memorial contributions. It doesn't include anything from the rural areas. The objective for Lethbridge and district is $42,500. The ladies auxiliary to the Fraternal Order of Eagles is going to stage a bingo at the Eagles Hall at 8 p.m. Monday flight. All proceeds will go to the cancer society. Student Honored Mrs. Anna Williams Shannon, 24, student at the University of Nebraska was honored recently by being elected to the Phi Beta Kappa, national liberal arts and sciences honorary. She is the daughter of Mr, and Mrs. A. W. Williams of 3115 lOthl Ave. A S., Lethbridge. You and your family are non-drinkers, Abstainers' Insurance Company tan probably offer you dwelling Insurance at lower rates than you are now paying. How are we able to do this? Abstainers' believe that: non-drinkers are generally more responsible people a n d are less likely to have fires through carelessness - the main cause of fires. Therefore, we can insure non-drinkers at a preferred rate. This means you save money with no reduction in insurance protection. Why not compare Abstainers' premiums with, your present rates now? council to oppose the joint application of Pacific Western Airlines and Air Canada to the Canadian, Transportation Commission. Air Canada applied April 15 to relinquish the Letbbridge-Calgary run and PWA applied to take it over and increase the service to two flights per day. " , The groups met this morning with members of the Travel and Convention Association . of Southern Alberta and the Downtown Businessmen's Association, with Steve Kotch and Cam Barnes representing city council and the chamber, to discuss the proposed change of airline firms operating the Lethbridge-Calgary run. The chamber earlier announced concern that Time Airways Ltd. with $500,000 tied up In equipment and spending $225,000 each year in operations and exoenses may be adversely affected. The meeting also brought out fears that thei new firm, PWA, would jeopardize Lethbridge's chances for east-west jet service. Wilf Bowns, general manager of the chamber, said Lethbridge would lose the international aspect of advertising with the pull-out of Air Canada. "Everywhere Air Canada has operations, Lethbridge is included and this will be lost after over 30 years." Mr. Bowns said more fears of Lethbridge without air service in the future were voiced "Several businessmen came into the office the day of the announcement of the application, very upset. "M any people expressed fears that Time Air will be forced^out of Lethbridge and then PWA will pull out, leaving no air service, which has increasingly become more important to the life and business of Lethbridge.''' $82,526 Needed LMH Asks Province To Cover Deficit SIGN OF SPRING - People in Lethbridge will likely see more of this type of activity this weekend, as the weatherman has predicted a return to milder temperatures. The artic pressure system that held Lethbridge under a cool siege for the past week, has moved eastward and out of the forecast district. The predicted high and low for Friday was 50 degrees and 25 degrees, rising to 60 on Saturday. Dr. Chandrakant Lotia Sought On Fraud Charges Wanted Professor Said In India A former professor of economics at the University of Lethbridge, Dr. Chandrakant Lotia, has been located through Interpol and is reported to be residing in Bombay, India, city po- lice Chief James. H. Carpenter said Thursday. He left Lethbridge almost a year ago, after a one-year stay in the city. Dr. Lotia was last seen in the Lethbridge area April 26 or 27 of 1969. Shortly after his disappearance a warrant was issued for his arrest on five counts of de- WESTMINSTER DRUGS Westminster Shopping Centre 13th St. N. Phone 328-7833 New Phone Number for Doctors and Prescriptions only 327-6969. FOR FREE DELIVERY - Prescription Service  Exclusive North Lethbridge Revlon Dealer HOURS: 9 a.m. to 9' p.m. - Monday thru Friday Saturday - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday, and Holidays Hospital Board Members Support Time Air's Position . Lethbridge Municipal Hospital board; members, Thursday nighVgave verbal support to Time Airways Ltd. in its ob� jection to Pacific Western Airlines application to operate the Lethbridge - Calgary - Edmonton run. Poppy Essay Awards Made Winners of tjhe Poppy Essay contest sponsored by the Lethbridge branch of the Royal Canadian Legion were announced recently. They are Lynda McBurney and Valerie Serbu from Gilbert Paterson school, and Gerald Carmichael from Winston Churchill High School. Essays were written on the significance of the poppy in commemorating the war dead. M. (Shorty) Hurst, former zone commander of the Legion presented the awards. On April 15, Air Canada applied, to the Canadian Transportation Commission to relinquish the rumand-PWA applied to take it over. The main complaint pf Walter (Stubb) Ross, manager of Time Airways, is that PWA will be flying one run during Time Air's peak load period which will result in a 60 per cent loss of business to Time Air. Air Canada made one run daily, which Mr. Ross claims Time Air could live with, and PWA plans to make two runs daily, seven days a week. LMH board members commented on the "excellent, service" they have received from Time Air in the past. Their main fear expressed was if FAMILY RESTAURANT 1715 Mayor Magrath Drive, LETHBRIDGE SATURDAY .. A DELIGHTFUL EXPERIENCE IN GOURMET DINING WITH DINNER DANCING AND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT COMMENCING 8:00 P.M. NO COVER CHARGE! SUNDAY THE FAMILY WILL ENJOY OUR FINE FOOD, SERVICE & ATMOSPHERE "Special Children's Menu" SUNDAY BRUNCH SERVED 10 A.M. TO 2 P.M. Phone 328-7756 Three Men Draw Fines A Lethbridge man, Chester Brewer, was fined $200 and costs when