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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 24 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Friday, Juno 26, 1970 Transit Systems Have Problems HALIFAX (CP) Canadian transit managers say the greatest problems they face are the loss of passengers and the lack of government interest. Canadian Transit Asso- ciation, holding its annual meet- ing here this week, reported a decrease of .7 per cent in pas- sengers carried by its '17 operat- ing members while operating expenses rose six per cent. But despite the bleak financial Population Will Doiililc REGINA (CP) The popu- lation of Regma is expected to double to between and in the next 30 years, the city planning department estimates. The department said that in the next five years the popula- tion should increase to between and from the present oullook, most city transit sys- tems plan to increase service and facilities. J. M. Trcmblay, vice-presi- dent of tire Montreal Urban Community Transit Commis- sion, said Wednesday the com- mission is sponsoring a "leave your car at home" campaign in newspapers and on television and radio in an effort to reverse a five-pcr-cent annual drop in customers. W. G. Atkinson, general man- ager of the Regina Transit Sys- tem, also is1 using an audio-vis- ual campaign "to tell people what transit does for the com- munity." We can compete with automo- IK said. "It is just a matter of education, informa- tion and marketing." Mr. Atkinson blamed transit managers in part for the de- crease in customers. A transit operation must "know who its customers are and what they expect from transit." REDUCES SERVICE Jean-Paul of Quebec-Autobus Ltd., said his company has reduced service to Quebec City residents because of the loss of passengers. "Eventually people will come back to Mr. Clavet said. D. R. Seymour, assistant gen- eral manager of Cornwall Street Railway Light and Power Co. Ltd., said government "has not yet faced the fact that transit is necessary', even in an auto-ori- ented society." Mr. Trembly said the federal government should provide grants for special transit studies. Hoy W. Church, manager of Winnipeg's transit operations, said the city plans to have by 1991 an inner beltway for auto- mobiles, a freeway leading to the downtown section and a cen- tral rapid transit system. Mr. Atkinson said Regina has plans for downtown integration of all transportation services serving the car, train and air. Other Regina plans call for a "diaJ-a-bus" system in areas of low population. A computer will register requests find dispatch buses according to demand. Mr. Trcmblay said1 Montreal plans to double its subway sys- tem within five years, from 16 miles to 32 miles. He said he ex- pects Calgary, Edmonton and Hamilton will develop subway systems in the near future. Association Protests CTV Film PROOF OF CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP IN THE FORM OF A CANADIAN BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR A CERTIFICATE OF CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP IS NOW REQUIRED TO OBTAIN A CANADIAN PASSPORT Persons Born Outside of Canada REQUIRE A CERTIFICATE OF CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP FOR THIS PURPOSE Give full particulars including place of birth and length of residence in Canada. The Court of Canadian Citizenship 309 7th Ave., S.W., CALGARY Phone 262-7737 DEPARTMENT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE TORONTO (CP) The Indi- an-Eskimo Association of Ca ada has protested to the Can dian Radio-Television Corrrm: i sion over a CTV documenta: entitled The Taming of the C nadian West. The association, which repr seals Indians and Eskim across Canada, asked the coi mission in a telegram toda to stop further public showing the film, stop similar progran from happening and to set i screening to prevent "this typ of alleged documentation" fro being aired. A member of the Institute fr Indian Studies, Jeannette Co Were, described the film as "ir accurate, superficial and bl tantly racist." The CTV documentary, wri ten by Frank Rasky and base on his book of the same titl was shown on the CTV networ March 21. Rai Purdy producer (lie film about the history of th Canadian Indian. The association said in protest: "We are uniquely vulnerab to misrepresentation becaus our history has been writte largely by unqualified or hosti observers. We are in effect th unknown people. Our fellow Ca nadians understandably ntus accept that which is said abou us at face yalue." In the film, the associatio said native people are repea edly depicted as savage, drun ken, cruel, degenerate and gulh ble. FIRST MILL The first sugar mill in th Hawaiian Islands was built o Kauai in 1835. r- IF YOU DIG A LITTLE...OR DIG A LOT DIG (After youVe called AGT) Under ttmt sari could be an AGT telephone cable. Cut it and you could cause a lot of trouble and a lot of work. You could disrupt vital emergency communications, and become liable to a lawsuit, One call to AGT and we'll locale and mark any under- ground cable where you're digging. This free service will save you trouble, work, and expense. To reach our Free Cable Location Servico-Diai "0" (Zero) end ask for Zenith 07128. Toll free, of course. ALBERTA COVERWMENT TELEPHONES EATON'S t "v >t, i J I Saturday is the final day to save during cur three day Summer Sale. Note the additional values advertised previously on sale where stocks permit. Look for the Summer Sale tickets. Save 9.96 Hems Regular 84.95 Keep your lawn, in prime looking condition wilh this Viking Lawn Mower. It fealures 4 cycles, 3 h.p. Briggs and Stratton motor with rewind starter, 20" model, chrome plated handle and in the colour of Heather Green. Equipped for grass catcher. SALE, each Grass Catcher sRaTIaea'h0'49'...............................8.99 Lawn Mowers, Lower Floor Sells Savings Floor Lamps Walnut finish, 9 inch wood, break brass plaled metal base and fittings. Medium base trilight socket with harp fittings. 8 inch drum shade of Tan parchment, dark brown trim top and botlom. Bulb is extra. I SALE, each............................. i Lamps, Second Floor Save 1.51 Cheese Boards Regular 5.50. A beautiful hand crafted cheese board, for practical purposes or for decoration. It comes 4% QQ complete with a knife, and in assarted colours. Made from ceramic tile, SALE, each Flatware, Second Floor Save 3.33 to 6.69 Deluxe Cock ware Regular 9.98 to 17.98. Copper clad stainless steel cookware, reduced off iho regular pricel This cookware features a stainless steel body, with a heavy layer of copper. Included are sauce pans, 29 skillets and double boilers. SV 1 S SALE, each W to I I Housewares, Lower Floor Save 3.99 Save 1.01 to 1.96 Fibreglass Shorfie Drapes Seamless fibreglass curtains with floral blossom print against: White, Gold and Green. Pleated headings, hooks. Length 40" Regular 7.50, Sale, pair.............. 6.49 60" Regular 10.25, Sale, pair............ 8.99 80" Regular 14.95, Sale, pair.............. 12.99 Draperies, Second Floor Save .99 Carry-Alls Regular 5.98 to 10.98. Bright floral patterns, blooming with colour. Smart and sturdy cotton material with water- repellent rubberized backing. Full-length moisture-proof zippered side pocket for accessories. a Complete with lock and key. SALE, each............... Luggage, Lower Floor Save 1.99 Open Roaster Truline Tricycles custom ylon bea 11 Regular 15.98 to 19.98. Truline custom tricycles. Frame 114 tubular steel with 1" double nylon bearing steering head. Flange type fork. Formed jg QQ QQ adjustable steel saddle and IB 9 other features. SALE, each___ II to I Sporting Goods, Lower Floor Save 3.96 Walkie Talkie Set Regular 23.95. A toy that is no end of fun for the children to play with in the neighborhood. It has 7 transistors, with a call signal and volume control. Two gfl QQ nine volt batteries are included in the set. P WB SALE, each............................. 1 Toys, Lower Floor Save .99 Baseball Glove, Ball Set Regular 3.98. An official size glove and ball set. The glove is made from a special vinyl leather material. The set is complete with an official league baseball An outstanding buy while the merchandise lasts. SALE, each................................ Toys, Lower Floor Half-price Men's, Women's Key Case Regular 2.00. A great idea for a gift for any man or woman. Glo Key cases. Contains small flashlight and four hooks keys. The colours are in either Black or Brown. SALE, each Jewellery, Main Floor Save 3.01 Latex Rubber Pillows Regular 8.00. Treat yourself to one or more of these soft resilient pillows that never lose their shape. Fully sanitized, moulded in one piece. Covered in white a QQ broadcloth cover with zippered end. 24 x 17 x 6. SALE, each...............................af Household Linens, Second Floor Regular 4.98. Need a new roaster to cook those big com- pany turkeys in? Here is a great opportunity to make a great buy on a x 11" size roaster. QQ Mode from stainless steel with 18% chrome. jj'1 SALE, Housewares, Lower Floor Sale Savings Radio Steel Wagon Metal box wagon is 28Vi" x 13Vi" x 3W and painted bright fire engine red. Runs on semi pneumatic tires to carry all and sundry. Fill their play need, buy one now at this price. SALE, each Toys, Lower Floor Save 3.99 Gendron Doll Pram Regular 17.98. Deluxe metal doll pram, size 22 x 10 inches. Enamel welded steel body, chromed tubular steel pusher with plastic grip, 26" high. Leather grained jpjl QQ vinyl 3 bow hood with braid facing and Tj matching storm apron, SALE, each.......... %r Toys, Lower Floor Save 3.02 Car Seat Save 25% Traverse Rods Lilo Triumph traverse rods, heavy duty steel, rods non tilt, polythylene glides. Ceiling or installation. Whita finish, SizeS: 28 to Sale, each............. 3.95 to 2.63 48 to Sale, each............. to 66 to Sale, each 8.50 to 5.67 86 to Sale, each 10.50 to Draperies, Second Floor Regular 16.99, Fits all type car seats. Tubular steel con- struction. Fits front or back seats. Padded guard rail, is de- tachable. One piece thickly padded back rest. Nylon safety belt. Blue cr black. SALE, each Baby Needs, Lower Floor Save 1.02 Children's Sweatshirts Regular 2.00. Sweepshiris are the very thing for your youngster's rough and Jumble summer wear. Combed cotton with regular sleeves and crew jf% Oft neck. Colours of Navy, Green, Orange jjr and Blue. 4 to 6x. SALE, each for mm Children's Wear, Main Floor Save 2.99 Goose Regular 7.98. A soft serviceable filling that will stand up to years of wear. A most altractive floral stripe down and featherproof ticking cover in blue or M QQ pink on white ground. Size 18 x 26. SALE, Household Linens. Second Floor Sale Savings Sphagnum Peat Moss Ordinarily 3.98. Beautify your lawns and gardens with this Sphagnum peat moss, specially priced for QQ Blend Pillows Save .75 "Classic" Glassware Regular 49c each. Beautiful "Classic" glassware af an out- standing saving. Choose from a 12 oz, A tffe -in highball, 7 oz. old fashioned and a K 5 oz. juice giass. SALE, set of........ Chinaware, Second Floor this sale. Rich, nourishing, additive. 4 cu, ft. SALE, each............................ Garden Grove, Lower Floor Save 1.50 to 4.41 A Clearance of Curtains Regular 4.50 to 13.25. A clearance of curtains in panels or pairs. Materials are forlrel, trulon, dacron in plain, floral or stripe patterns. Rod pocket. 4% JJfl 4% fiA 54 to 63 and 81" fong. SALE, each .....................mm lo Draperies, Second Floor 'Chalet" Viscose Rugs and Runners Soil-hiding tweeds that are so practical for any room, hallway or staircase. 9'xl2'. Regular 52.95. Sale, each...... 6'x 9'. Regular 24.95. Sale, each........ 4'x 6'. Regular 11.95. Sale, each Regular 13.95. Sale, each 39.89 21.99 10.29 11.89 9'. Regular 10.50. Sale, each 6', Regular 7.50. Sale, each.......... 4'. Regular 4.95. Sale, each 8.99 5.99 3.99 Floor Coverings, Second Floor Soft, Luxurious Nylon Shag Regular 12.95 and Save 2-16. This rucj is mothproof and has a double jute backing to give you years of extra service. Avail- in a rango of colours: ocean spray, autumn huo, rmerald bay, evergreen, golden bronze, fire spice, green pf ft 70 haze, prairio gold and sandstono 12' width. SALE; so., yd. 10 shades to blend with present decors or Inspire others. Floor roverincjs, Second Floor Shop Tonight until 9 antf Saturday from 9 a.m. to p.m. Buy Line 328-8811 for Advertised Goods. ;