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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Armory doors slammed on transient youth OTTAWA (CP) - The defence department has let it be known that it doesn't want armories used as hostels for transient youth again this summer. The federal government Is reported to be examining with the provinces the idea of using high school gymnasiums and auditoriums instead. The defence department's coition to conversion of armor-to drop-in centres was conveyed indirectly but clearly in a memorandum on its capability for taking part in this summer's government youth program. The memorandum was prepared for the secretary of state's department, which as the co-ordinating agency had asked all federal department's to advise it of the faculties they can make available for the program. Reliable sources said the defence department offered to do most of what it did last year-provide cadet and special mill- Dial-a-bus system test set for Regina in fall REGINA (CP) - The introduction of a dial-a-bus system this fall was announced Wednesday by Wally Atkinson, general manager of Regina's transit system. The system will be tested in two phases in the southwest areas of the city, the first beginning in September and the second in April, 1972. Mr. Atkinson said the system will be similar to one tried successfully in Mansfield, Ohio in 1970. The transit manager said the two areas were chosen because they are small and subsidies to transit service in the areas already are quite large. In some cases it costs the city $2 for every 25-oent fare collected, he said. NOTHING TO LOSE "We have nothing to lose but our deficits." Residents in the areas will be able to telephone the transit system information office and indicate at what time they want to be picked up at their home. The message will be relayed by radio to the transit driver working in the area on a flexible route and he will pick up the passenger at the appointed time. Mr. Atkinson said the bus will only stop in front of the house to pick up a passenger if he is outside and ready to go. The driver will not wait or leave the bus to ring a doorbell. Passengers will be taken to a transfer point and, if loads require, direct express service could be made to the downtown area, Mr. Atkinson said. PAY PREMIUM He said it is expected adult users of the service-will pay a 10  cent premium over the regular fare of 25 cents a trip or five tickets for $1 while children will pay five cents more than the regular 10-cent fare. The city already has spent $15,000 on initial work and probably will spend another $35,000 to $50,000 for consultants before tests are completed, Mr. Atkinson said. If the system is eventually More natural gas freed for export CALGARY (CP) - The Alberta Oil and Gas Conservation Board has reduced its estimates of the amount of natural gas needed to meet provincial demand in the next 30 years. Essentially, the move frees more natural gas for export. The board estimates 15,767 billion cubic feet of gas will be used in the period ending Dec. 31,1999, down from its previous estimate of 16,300 billion cubic feet. The needs of commercial users such as stores, apartments and business were expected to rise and a new provision was made for the operating requirements of gas utility companies. Those increases would be more offset by reduction in the amount of gas needed by residential users and industries such as manufacturing plants. The board, in a report released here said industrial growth would be slower than originally forecast mainly because of less favorable prospects for iron ore processing in the province's north. Growing use of electricity would also cut into the industrial use but the board predicted 2,600 billion cubic feet would have to be set aside for power generation. The board regulates all petroleum production in the province and requires domestic needs for the next 30 years must be met before only gas in excess of those needs can be exported. Hearings were held last summer to obtain forecasts from the petroleum industry and other gas users on the province's future needs. The hearings, which are to be repeated every three years, were the basis for the requirement revisions. adopted for larger areas of the city, it would mean a greater use of specialized equipment such as smaller buses for some routes, telephone and computer systems. ,Mr. Atkinson said question-aires will he sent to residents in the initial test areas in an effort to program and plan the new service. During the summer the transit department will start taking subscriptions from passengers who want to be picked up on a regular basis, he said. tia training, and put young people to work clearing ranges and doing maintenance chores at army bases. However, it made no mention of opening the armories to travelling youth as it did last summer. If the government decides nevertheless that armories are to be used for this purpose, it may have a battle on its bands. Defence Minister Donald Mae-donald is against the idea, feeling as the military high command does that armories are not suitable as drop-in places. OFFICERS CHAGRINED Last spring, when the government ordered armories thrown open for this purpose, the military had no choice but to go along. But officers made no attempt to hide their chagrin at seeing the drill halls, used primarily for militia training, turned over to persons they described as "hippies." All told about 37,000 young people put in 110,000 bed-nights at 12 armories during a summer of unusually high mobility on the part of youthful Canadians. Military authorities admit that be And large the patrons behaved themselves reasonably well, despite troubles over a Vancouver armory that youths didn't want to vacate when the season was over. Nevertheless, they insist that lack of sanitary facilities, showers and the like makes an armory a poor hostel. They say schools an ideally suited for such a role. An official of the state secretary's department, asked to confirm that the provinces have been asked to make school facilities available, said discussions are being initiated with the provinces on all aspects of this summer's youth program. He expressed hope that the two levels of government will be able to take co-ordinated action. The program is expected to be announced in about three weeks. Thursday, March 4. 1971 - THI IITHBRIDOI HIRAID - If) THE LAST VOYAGE - With the help of nine tugboats, the luxury liner Queen Mary Is towed to her final home (left) Pier J in Long Beach Harbor. The retired ocean liner, towed from its reconstruction berth at Pier E, will become a maritime museum and convention centre. The cost of the final 4'/a mile voyage was more than $100,000. The city of Long Beach it in the background. SIMPSONS-SEARS Step up to fresh-floor beauty at down-to-earth, low prices! Trim-to-fit, do-it-yourself Nylon carpeting SALE Save $'.00 on each sq. yd. of rich, soft-step, continuous-filament, nylon carpeting. Hi-density, cushion back is made for heavy-duty wear. Won't fuzz or lint. Spots easily damp-sponge clean. Non-allergenic, moth and mildew-proof. So easy to install too. Just unroll and cut to fill Choose Plain or Tweed In decorator colours. 9* width. 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