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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Thuisdny, Augusl 12, 1971 Hostels like oasis on desert Sr STEPHEN' Canadian Tress Slaff Wrlli-r ling across Ciuiadn '.his .sum- mer who conic off Hie highways toward sunstH lirccl. hungry, lonely and on [iiiuls. Hie hostel is like .-in oasis in the desert. Thousands of young people took off eorlier Ihis year 10 hitch-hike a look at Ihe Cana- dian counlrysitle iritli nolliine hut a pack on their backs and a few dollars in their pockets, I Albrrla has several hostels. 75 ccnls and A couple, I Kdiiionlon's six, which c.in at Whistler Mountain and Ma- lioiise ItOtl yoiilhs. have been full: lignc Canyon, allraet youths in- To many of Ihe ymillis travel-! night. There arc! lercslcd in mountain climbing, no lenl eilic's. although most of hiking and camping. Their sc-ll- Ihe hoslcls have yards which ing-point is avoidance of cily have been i-.sei! for lenling by living. many youths. Vancouver planned accommo- JJOSTF.I, dalion for more Iban 2.000 per-: one hoslel opened early in Juh, Lcthbridp's cue hostel has sons a nighl Iliis summer and but public pressure closed il Iw room for 50 bill has averaged the cily voted last March lo set about 13 a night wilh peak pe- up a special transient branch rinds up Officials say lo co-ordinalc services. Scvcr- manv vouliis decided lo stay al hostels were set up, supple The YMCA also incorporatei a work-incentive program at campsite fur youth people whc want to gel back into society There is also an unofficial ten city, called All-Seasons Park. Victoria has a year-round 130-hcd hoslel system. At Trail summer and llie hnslcl As they drift from place to sllch accommodation. place and province 10 proura-i they have no guarantee of lodff- ings or meals brt rely hcaviK on being able lo find youth ho tels at every slop. A cross-Canada survey by The Canadian Tress showed then expectations have been met with a large number o[ -hostels set up over Ihe country. In fact the survey shows, hoslel organ- izers anticipated larger groups of youths travelling and consr quenlly planned for more space than they actually needed. Many hostels, which vary in type and name, have ri'n IIIOSL of the summer below- capacih All had advance planning with information and drug addiction centres set up. The survey e shows there little trouble gettig most started, and tho e who encountered protests were accepted by the community re- latively quickly once they go! going. All had supervisory personnel on hand almost 24 hours a dai Many charged a nominal sum for food or provided Ihcir sci vices free of charge. TOO E.AHLV TO ASSESS Almost all Ihe organizer were satisfied with Ihcir i work so far Ihis sunime-r. bit many say they have not had time to look at their program and assess it. Financing of eacli hostel also varies, from federal provincial or municipal granls to private- ly funded or donations from the youths themselves. Budgets also differ the size and expectations of hostels. Some are only summer hostels, closing around Labor Day. and others arc to remain open all- year round. Some are newly as- tablished and some have been running for several years. Many of the organizers and sponsors of hostels across the country believe Ihcir need has seen its peak for the year as many transients head home to prepare for school. IN THE WEST Here's how youth hostels have In Banff, several hostels run Ihe CYIIA charge between weeks later. Other hostels an located in Nanaimo, Princi Oiirgc ami Kamloops, all fi nanced by all three levels o or perman- infilled by a program to biliel government as well through tin pro- youths into private hoim-s Church groups and the YMCA were recruited 10 run the hostels. CYIIA. Hostels have not been filled lo capacity throughout the proV' ince, earlier expected. CIVILIANS SEARCHED Brilisli soldiers search civilians near ihe Belfast bakery, scene of a bailie in the Northern Ireland capilal. African swine fever under control in Cuba TORONTO (CP1 Cubans ported cast was July 1." The situation is complicated because the symptoms of Afri- can swine fever resemble other hog diseases already present in North America, such as hog cholera. i Cases of hog cholera and Afri- can swine fever in Canada slaughtered hogs be- tween May and July to contiol the first recorded outbreak of African swine fever in the West- em Hemisphere, a Canadian said here. Dr. Norman McAninch and I fom other federal department of agriculture veterinarians spent I must, by law, be reported so the 12 days in Cuba in July at the department of agriculture has developed in Western Canada: invitation of the issued no special instructions to Winnipeg had originally or-: ineut advising and observing farmers, Dr. McAninch said. ranged for 140 beds but now op- j methods of controlling the vim- crates 260 Ireds in four hostels.! lent hog-killing disease. Attendance so far lias been j He said lire disease was inlro-i i V1] i slightly below capacity but offi- duced to the island in May and U11UL cials expect a peak toward the the first positive diagnosis was end of August. The program has federal, provincial and muni- cipal backing. Brandon has a 20-hed hostel and tent for about 15 people. Both are co-ed. There was some protest by city council beforn the hostel opened. Regina's hoslel puts up to! made in mid-June. Cuban velcr- inarians slaughtered hogs on infected premises and de- stroyed the carcasses. A further 180.000 healthy hogs were! slaughtered to establish a buffer i zone around Havana province, i the only area affected. As fai as we know Hie dis- becn Dr. crash kills 100 140 a night. It is a local project j ease has with government backing. McAninch said "The last re- PREMIER STROM WILL VISIT CYPRESS CONSTITUENCY FRIDAY, AUGUST 13th ALLERSTON HALL 8 P.M. SATURDAY, AUGUST 14th PURPLE SPRINGS-10 A.M. GRASSY LAKE-12 NOON RURAL VISITS-AFTERNOON FOREMOST-6 P.M. Inserted by Cypress Social Credit Association MOSCOW (API A Soviet airliner crashed at Irkutsk air- port in Siberia last week, killing about 100 persons, tiavellcrs re- ported today. The Aeroflot plane was be- lieved to have been on a domes- tic trans-S'ibcrian flight. The travellers said tlie crafl "came down heavily and flipped over as it was landing." Reuters news agency said un- official reports reaching Mos- cow said at least SO persons were killed when a TU-104 jet- liner crashed at Urkutsk air- port. Twenty of the passengers were said to he rescued. "We have no information on said the Soviet aviation ministry. That is its usual com- ment in such cases. The last officially acknowl- edged Soviet air crash occurred at Moscow's Sheremctyevo air- port in August. 1969, when 10 s u m in or vacationers were killed. The most recent known air disaster happened at Leningrad airport last Dec. 31. Western airline representatives rnportwl at the lime that an Acrntlot II- yushin li! on a flight to Armenia NAMED MINISTER Martin O'ConncII, Liberal MP for Toronto Scarborough Eabl, has been named min- ister without portfolio lo as- sist Slate Secretary Gerard Pollelirr. Cyprus still split NICOSIA (Renter) Turki.sh-Cypriols want intercom- munal talks lo conlinue for a settlement of the oignl-ycar-old split betv.'een Greeks and Turks on Cyprus, a Turkish-Cymric.! spckesnirn lie commenting on the slatemcnt hy President Maka- rio.s Tuesday that the talks have deadlocked since Monday u-licn Turkisli-Cypriol negotialor Rnuf Donkln.sli his cnniiTiimilv's reply lo Greek- crashed on takeolt more j Cypriot proposals 'for reuniting than 9H persons. This i.s of special interest lo ALL ELECTION CANDIDATES We specialize in WHILE-U-WAIT SERVICE on campaign aids such as constituency maps reduced to convenient letter size, progress reports, voters lists copied. No For Our Graphic REPRODUCTIONS LTD. 323 5th Street South 328-1033 "XEROX COPY SPECIALISTS" the two coiv.munilios. Basic differences arc the role the Turkish community is lo play under n joint administra- tion, and the Turkish demand for cxtcrnnl fRinranfccs of per- manent independence. The Cyprus government is preparing its formal response to (Jjc Turkish-Cypriot position as outlined in the 22-page docu- ment hy Danklnsh to his (Ireck-Cypriot counterpart, GlaTkos Cleridcs, lasl Monday. The ni'gd'nlors will meet again Mommy. 100 attend BAFINWKLL (HNS) srrndanls of Ihc Intc John and Lnto Johnson and tho Jalo Prior and Saffia Valgardson held n reunion nl, (lie Tabor Provincial Park with approxi- mately 100 members from Kd- in on (on, Calgary, Scam! i a, ('ardslon, Taber, P. ar mvell, Champion, a n d I Medicine Hat in attendance. EATON'S Home Furnishings Sale Continues Elegant, Low Priced, Table or Snag Lamps illcla! Talile Lamp in Tudor Bronze finish. miilcliini; 1'abric-ovcr-slyrcne shade. Triliglil. 32" tall. Spanish Siylc Floor slands ap- proximately 55' tall, has trilight switch; black wrought iron base and stand, white shade to match table model. Sale, each Spanish Table lias Black Wi-oiiR-M-Iron Finish Dramatic Candelabra Base HighBghts 5-LiSht Fixture 32 cjt" Sale 27.99 Old World warmth tor contemporary '''sM your ceiling u-illi tins hand- 'W dianicler v.hrc-1. Black wrought or traditionally styled rooms. Handsome iron acccnLs lllt, d.irk walnllt ,vooden black wrought iron candelabra base is centre column. Smoke tone shades on Hie five vliile ranrlles. heiElll is accented mil, ant.oi.e .nlvcr colour. The js lexlurcd white shade has interesting Matching "lack WrmiElit Iron Wall blacl: scalloped trim. Triliglil. 31" tall. Height Sale. S.99 tamps. Second Floor L 1 If ft i Sale of Decorator Style Framed Plate Glass Mirrors Look at this low price for framed reproductions Sail-, 59 99 Sale, each 26.99 Dollars less than expect lo pay for such elegant and decorative styles. Bea- utifully finished frames have antique look with metal gold leaf colour. Artfully designed lo accent large L'r'x35" mirrors of lop qu.iJily pjate glass. Save now, for riming room, den, or hallway. Choose from these (illns: From My Win- dow, llarhour View. Vuc dc la Place, California Surf, Pacific Breakers, The Harr Tree, and Sky Hole, Solitude, Silver Sands, Sun Flowers, Pleasant Covr. Ba- varian Moorland, or Orange Floral, Each is suilahJy framed. Pictures and Mirrors, Second Floor Brass Curtain Screen Pro- tected with Lacquered Finish Sale, each Add decorative protection lo your Tire- place with this screen of flame-and-lar- nish-prnof polished brass, Black mesh curtain. 3G" wide, 28" high. i'.ciures, becond Floor RECHECK YOUR EATON HOMEFURNISHINGS SA1E FLIER Get Savings plus Styling in Goldtone Console Set Now Sale, 4-pcc. Add dollars of decorative value lo juiir hallway, without burdening the budget! Traditionally styled carved and scallop- ed deep framing, in rich gold colour finish, accents overall size mirror. Actual mirror is Con- sole table is 19" lonp, 7" high, G-V deep; sconces arc Mirrors, Second Floor Stainless Steel Flatware Service for G pins Tray Sale, 31-pcc. 29.99 From Oncida! Quality plus savings! Complete and basic service for six with a handsome 12-inch "Northland" serving trny. You get six place sellings, each consisting ;if hollow handled dinner Jinife, djjincr fork, salad fork, and dessert spoon, and teaspoon. Save now for everyday kitchen or family A good set for the camper or cottage, loo! Silverware, Second Floor Deep Coupe Shape! 3 Pat- terns In Ironstone Set for 8 Sale, set 44.95 CliooFC from "Dahlia" with green ac- cessory pieces or accenU; "Conleinpo" In-own accents; or "Trellis" with yi-llow accents. Dishwasher and de- terment resistant ylnzc on new deep coupe shape wilh rims. Included are S each: dinners, leas, cups, saucers; one each covered sugar, cream, open vegetable, 12" chop plate. China, Second Floor Viking Twin Brush Floor Polisher! 26.95 "Croivn Colony" Heavy Glass Stemware Sale, cadi 1.19 1'opular and classic rlcsijn, is nnw avnil- .ibln in (luralilr, everyday heavy filass- wiirc. Curroiit .sliaries of ruby, amber .mil olive lime will] cJinnnr- jiaHenis. Chnose from wine, sliorliel, iced lea, fniil, and salad plales. Make up vonr economically set now, wliiie vou save cxlrn doljars. Glnsswarc, Second Floor Get Set for JCasicr Ironinp; wiih Ilaildon Hall Sale Accessories Tl.lllilnn Hall Ironing Hoard llcR. M.98. J legs, Q rubber-lipped feet. .Sale lladilon Hall rail anil Cover, lies. .1.19. Sale 2.49 Teflon Treated Pail anil Cover, llrg. -UPS. Sale 3.99 Housoworcs, towor Floor Puls plcam on your floors you'll he proud of. willi lilllc of your effort. I'ingerlip nn'off sivilcli. Durable fibre brushes wcm'l .si-r.-iH'h. Sale! Viking Electric Broom ffciflhs only riri pounds, yet is does n (borough, dependable cleaning job on floors and abovc-1 lie-floor dusting. No- mar mar vinyl bumper. Vocuum Cleaners, SL-COIH! floor Eaton's Homefurnishings Shop Eaton's Tonight Until 9 and Friday 9 'til 9. Buy Line 328-8811. ;