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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE UTHBRIDOE HIRAIO Tumlay, Martti 31, Air Canada Meeting Chamber Here The much publicized meeting between Air Canada officials and the Lethuridge Chamber of Commerce was to bf held at neon today in the Park Motor Hotel, with Gordon Wood vice-president in charge of sales representing Air Caoada. general manager of the chamber said, "The main discussion was to revolve around the possibility of east- vest, west-east jet sen-ice for Lethhridge, but no doubt the possibility of Air Canada leav- ing Lethb ridge will also be dis cussed. The luncheon meeting was to be closed to the news media at Air Canada's request. Checks made by The Herald Tuesday indicated' no applica- tion had been made by Air Can- ada to the Air Transport Eoaiti for permission to abandon the Calgary Lethbridge Viscount service. Should an application be made, the application would have to be advertised for 30 days and public hearings would have to be held if demanded by anyone. An official of Pacific Western Airlines Ltd., Vancouver, said in a telephone interview Tues- day morning: "If and when Air Canada announces a move out of Lethbridge, Pacific West- ern would be interested in the service. The most logical move would be En extension of the air bus service, linking Leth- bridge, Calgary Edmonton. This would provide the north- south service fcf Lethbridge as well as link Lethbridge to better regular east west service. The official said discussions had been held with Oltawa of- ficials of the Air Transport Commission but nothing is "fe- ed or He denied a report that sched- ules had already been printed for the Lethbridge Calgary Edmonton run. City To Apply Immediately For Financial Help 40 Low-Rental Units Planned IN SESSION Arnd Bohm, left, speaks for Austria, while Model UN secretory- general Janet Weiss and assembly president Russell Hubbard (al table) preside at the current sessions of the 6lh annual Model UN under way at Ihe Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. Over 120 Delegates At Model UN Session Over 120 young people rep-1 end t) of L student Janet Weiss j down the illegal racist minority Accident resenting delegates of 47 na- tions began meeting at the Lelhbridge Collegiate Institute Monday in the sixth annual Model United Nations. Designed to introduce stu- dents to procedures followed in the formulation of international policy, Die meetings are a fac- simiie of the General Assembly ,vilh the crest of the UN as a backdrop. Karen Kay, a student at LCI is chairman, R. S. Huhbsrd, as- sistant professor at the Univer- sity of Lethbridge, is president is secretary general, the first female to hold the post in the six years of the event. The debate opened with a resolution opposing UK present situation in Southern Rhodesia arx! condemning the United Kingdom for "refusal to take effective measures to bring HEART FUND To all who have contributed in any way to our successful campaign o THE ALBERTA HEART FUND Labor Act Discussion Tonight special meeting of the jCthuridge and District Labor Council to discuss tiie new Al wrta Labor Act will be held lo- light in the Labor Club et 8 I'clock. Either Roy Jahma, president if the Alberta Federation of jabor or Bob McNiven, exccu- ive secretary of the federation will be the featured speaker. Sections 99 and 100 dealing with compulsory arbitration and the proposed tribunal frwn Ihe Board of Industrial Rela- tions to settle disputes, will be the major issue discussed. The meeting is open to the public. jovernment of Ian Smith and to ransfer power based on fre elections, to universal adul iuffrage." Lengthy debates involvin hree amendments to Ihe reso- .iition occupied the hours of the iirst session. Bloc meetings were he] Tuesday morning to plan stra tegy in the presentation resolution 2, which concerns i self wilh tie implementation o human rights in occupied terri- tories, specifically the Israeli condition. The assembly snds tonight with a bar.quet al Park Plaza. Special speaker will be Fat One man was seriously in- jured and four cars of a Cana- pacific railway freight train derailed early today in a collision at a level crossing 25 miles souih of The rain was heading for Lclh- iridge. The injured man, whose name was withheld, was the driver of of a semi trailer flatbed truck fe was taken to High River lospital. A railway spokesman said the derailed cars were near ih middle of the 55 car train. The Occident happened at crossing on highway 2 abou 1 a.m. and the track was cloar ed six hours later. pecifications for a design and >id tender call. Under this cheme a developer comes up nth his own design and tells he city for how much he will build it. The city planner is to meet Ihe public housing committee lo select sites for construction ol [he 40 low-rental housing units The committee hs.s been in formed by senior governmen spokesmen the project can be split in half with 20 units in one part of the city ard 20 in anotli er part. Council was considering sem: detached dwell ings (side-b> side as the idea development. Under the action taken, the city is to become owner of th project, responsible for its ay Aid. Vaughan Hembroff who aid, "If we're going to do something, .let's do it right. We vant something we can be AHC help in setting up the de- ign specifications for the 40- rat design-bid tender call. Mayor Andy Anderson said nosing has to be supplied for leople who are making i year and less, who can pay only 5100 a monlh at seven per cent interest over 50 years. The mayor, recently returned from Ottawa where he discuss- ed the housing problem, saic [he federal government has 5510 million available for anyone who can come up with a pro- ject to meet the needs d the 55.000-a-year family. That ?570 million will supply Canadians with housing units, he said. The money is there. The scheme that will meet Ihe listed requirements is wliat's needed. Council went into a closed session to discuss a land as- sembly project for Leihbridge. Kiivanians Hear Reclamation Talk proud of." He was informed I hat coun- cil still has the right to reject the project if the design-bid ten- ders received are not satisfac- tory. AW. Rex Little told Aid. Hembroff, "You're a do-gooder with the public's money, I'm You want the Taj Mahal? To hell with I don't." lie said he didn't c.vpect low rental housing to be a monument to the council, just good, solid housing. Aid. Hembroff was opposed to the resolution requesting Swiffs Granted Option Extension Following a closed meeting of land sales commillee, on the Reforestation and lion, two long term plans thai need consideration when strip mining for coal, were outlined to Green Acres Kiwanis Club members of Lethbridge Mon- day night. A film, entitled The Reclaim- ers, was shown to the club by M. F. Gene Clemmer, manager industrial and public rela- tions for Kaiser Resources Ltd. of Natal, B.C. The Reclaimers is about coal, land and people. 11 shows how the need for long-range plan- ning to reforest Ihe ianJ fits into a strip coal mining opera- tion. Before the land is touched, aerial pholograplis arc taken ol the area. The photos are studied by tlie particular coa mining company's forestry spe- cialists while the land is in the process of being mined. The experts determine wha plants and wildlife will bes suit the area. When all th coal is mined from the area frees are planted and wildlif is reinlroduccd to the area I bring it back to nature's spe cifications. The film was taken in som great ex-coal minin Mahoney MP (L Calgary ART DIETRICH CDM. DENTURE CLINIC Slh St. S. Ph. 328-4095 Above Melropolilnn Rodeo Is Outdoors The rodeo action al Western Days Saturday, sponsored by the Lethbridge Junior College and University of Lelhbridge, will be outdoors, not indoors, as stated in Tnc Herald Monday. The rodeo will be held in con- junction wilh the 1970 Canadian Intercollegiate Rodeo Associa- tion competitions. More than 200 persons are ex- pected lo take part in Ihe rodeo action, to be held in the sum- mer arena at the Leihbridge Exhibition grounds. city council Monday night, Swift Canadian Co. Ltd. was granted an extension of its op- tion on city land for 30 days. Swift's option on almost 31 acres of land in northeast Leth- bridge was to have expired Wednesday. Purchase ot the land under option w a s contingent Swift's receiving financial aid cf the areas hawing before and after rt ulis. Kaiser is in the early stages I Iheir reforestation and rec- imation program in the Crows- Test Pass. Mr. Clemmer also gave a olored slide presentation of