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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Thuridoy, July 13, 1972 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 23 Tourism lusty baby in B.C. VANCOUVER ICP) Tour-'conlriliulcd 27 per cent, BT ism is British Columljia's No. ruMclunLs 17 pur (Till ;iml ovcr- indusLry, but Ihe doparLmcnl. of! sca.s visitors aboul. three.1 per h'avcl inclusli7 predicts Lluil ccnl. during the next duuailc it uill Tlic I'acific stales Washing- shoot past forestry mining Ion. Oregon and California- anil become No. 1. were the source ol more than 110 The forest industry's revenue in was billion and min- per cent of all U.S. visitors coming to B.C. for one night n oral production was cslimuLnl! more. Alllipugh Hie number of al 521.) million. Tourisl rcve- overseas visitors to H.C. is nue was S4tl2 million, an in-, far less tlian the number of crease of ,1.4 per cenl over 1970.! American visitors, the overseas "I'm sure tlie travel industry j tourists spend four times as is closing in on No. 2 and event- j much as their American coun- ualiy I can .see it becoming the i Icrparts. leading industry in Ihe prov-! ACCOMMODATION Sfiiu Rkliard Culby. exec1-j Last year a Intal of es- utive director of Ihe depart-: tahlishments were registered by rrrjril. Uie li.C. department of Vravel "After all. there will come a industry as Kovernmcnl-ap- lime when there's a limit to the.; proved accommoclalion. These number of trees that can he cut i establishments provided down. I think it's feasible lhat if units of approved accommoda. we play our cards righ the lion, an increase of S.S22 units Iravcl industry could he No. I in over B.C. by 19JJO." Only one facet of the louiisi Mr. Colby said tourist oflicials travel industry expects to fall are counting on a 10-per-cent in- crease over last year's revenue from a record number of vaca- tioners and visitors expecled to hit B.C. this season. If predic- tions materialize, this year's total revenue could run lo 5530 million. 40 MILION TO VISIT More than 40 million visitors are expected to enter Canada this year, including from overseas. The remainder will come from Ihe United Slates, short of last year's lolal. Con- ventions in the Vancouver-area the most popular con- vention spot in B pecfed lo drop lo about 200 this year from 2-10 lasl year. Despite the decline, conven- tions will bring S20 million to Vancouver and more than visitors, Vancouver tour- ist information officials say the reason for the drop this year is thai conventions usually are planned Ihrce lo five years in advance and this season's (It and if past statistics hold true, 1 uneerlain business about half of the U.S. visitors COIldilions Lha, far will be entering and leaving on a in- the same day. jn tne number of conven- B. C. expects to lure more than two million U.S. visitors and aboul from overseas. tions in the Vancouver area is expected in 197.1. The trend toward the use of Moat of the overseas tourists i mobile homes by are expected to come from Eu-! Amcrjcan (ourisls conlin- rope but travel companies say j ues and may rcnected in a there is an increase in tourists from B.C. Hotels from the Pacific rim countries. Assocjaii0n. which expects only particularly Japan. a sligh( jncrease in business Lasl year, Canadians visiting 1.1- from outside B.C. totalled 3.2 i '_______________ million and they brought in a I revenue of S129.3 million. Over- i WALKOl.T En seas visitors lotalled and. NELSON. B.C (CP) Oper- they resulled in revenue of i ations returned lo normal loday million. Some 2.7 million B.C. I al thdee Koolenav sawmills residents became tourists in following a wildcat walkout by their own province and pro-1 about 300 members of the In- duced revenue of SB2.7 million, ternalional Woodworkers of American visitors accounted America. The men walked out for more than 50 per cent of j Monday to protest industry de- B.C. tourist revenue in 1971. Ca- inlands for a seven-day-a-week nadians from other provinces operation. 10 SPEED BIKES KITCHEN CHROME CHAIRS PHENTEX YARN PILLOW CASES FLORAL PHOTO ALBUMS SELF-STICK PAGES WOOLWORTH PRICE IT'S NOT BARK, BUT Fudge the beaver and Jill Sfainshy seem lo be hitting ii off prelfy well ot Ihe Stanley Park Children's Zoo in Vancouver. Five-week-old Fudge was found near Slewarl, B.C., and shipped to the 200, where Jill happily handles rneol chores. Parole costs one-tenth as much as prison term CORDUROY PILLOWS Foam Filled. WOOLWORTH PRICE PLASTIC DECANTER 64-oz size. WOOLWORTH PRICE LAWN CHAERS 5 Strand Webbing. WOOLWORTH PRICE .99 LADIES' FLORAL THONGS Sizes WOOLWORTH PRICE I llv PALL .lACKcnx iu prison but only J1.105 to su- OTTAWA It can cost the pervise him while on federal govern m e n l MP David Orlikow S12.H79 a year to keep an inmale has heen fold. TONIGHT and FRIDAY ONLY! THESE SPECIALS EFFECTIVE ONLY AT CENTRE VILLAGE IGA LETHBRIDGE FRYING CHICKEN STORE HOURS: Open Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. FREE DELIVERY IN THE CITY TOP VALU MARGARINE Canada Grade A Whole Body Ib. TOP VALU NABOB STRAWBERRY BEANS with PORK 1 In a written reply to a mim- her of questions raised by Mr. Orlikow (N D P i n n i p e g Solicitor-General .Jean- Pierre Goyer said the figure was the amount it cost lo [I keep an inmate in a maximum secunty prison. The figure was made up ot for operation and maintenance and 52.518 for capita! expenditure. i The capital expenditure figure in this category was due mainly j to construction of the new re- gional reception centre in Quebec. The cost of maintaining an inmate in federal institutions of all types during 1971 was 510.154. This was made up of operation and niainle- nance and 51.557 lor capital ex- penditure. hi a medium security institu- tion in 1971 it cost a total of S7.9.35 for each inmate. This was made up of for operation and maintenance and for capital expenditure. In a minimum security insti- tution the total figure fell to for each inmate in 1971. made up nf 54.642 for operation 1 and maintenance and for capital expenditure. Mr. Orlikow was told that I farm and work camps are clas- sifted as minimum security in- solutions. I Of the si. 105 for paroled in- males, the cost is made up of money spent on maiiiLaininp Iho i National Parole Board, supervi- sion cosls. travel, communica- tion, slationery supplies, capital expenditures and a range of smaller related functions. DOOR MIRRORS APPROX. SIZE 14" x 4' Woolworth Price TRANSISTOR RADIOS Pocket Size. WOOLWORTH PRICE PLASTIC HOUSEWARF ASSORTMENT Includes Pails, dish pans, ft slrainers, elc. WOOLWORTH PRICE CUP and SAUCER SET WOOLWORTH PRICE ?J foi ROSE CENTERPIECE In Mfc-like of yellow, red or pink. WOOLWORTH PRICE ___ .98 LAMP SHADES BALLERINA STYLE 4 COLOURS TO CHOOSE FROM WOOLWORTH PRICE COTTON DISH CLOTHS Size 14" x Woolworth Price Klor 14 fl. 01. tins KRAFT MIRACLE WHIP 32-oz. jar SANTA ROSA PLUMS WH1TEIIOUSE. Y T i A federal fisheries department j experiment lias produced a fishermen's dream in Ihe Yukon. The department eol Sfl.dOO fingerlinp rainbow front from Mission, B.C. lasl summer and j transplanted thrm to four 1 Yuknn lakes. The fish in the. Yukon nou i are about M inches lonp and j weiph an average 20 j while Hie fish from lasl yrarV slock lhat remain in Mission average seven inches in lengLh. Fisheries biologist 0 I) e r L Swcifzcr snid l.he Yukon fish were fnl. almost, out of shape with (.heir small fins and Inrpc bodies. Their main food supply is frrsli water shrimp. SKKK PROTKCTION CAUJAHY fCP) C. .1. Sloan, pre.sidenL of Mir CalRary Labor Council, indicated hero the Rronp seek physical protection of yonnp people working alone In sloros over A clerk in a small pixyriy store was shot to dciil.h last upok a roblwri' occurred in Ihr early morning. BAN SPRAY DEODORANT. WOOLWORTH PRICE ELECTRiC FRY PAN nunronlec. WOOLWORTH PRICE GLASS TUMBLERS Clearance of biies nnd styles. _j WOOLWORTH PRICE Bakery Special FRESH STRAWBERRY LADIES' SANDALS Value! la 5-99. CLEARANCE PRICE MEN'S SHIRTS Sliort slnpvrd stylo CLEARANCE PKICE CLEARANCE PRICE PLAYER BADMINTON SET LADIES' COTTON SHORTS Size CLEARANCE PRICE USE YOUR WOOIWORTH, WOOLCO OR CHARGEX CARD? ,97 7-17 ;