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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, Scplcmbcr 3, 1970 THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD 11 Distinction Between Operations Probe Asked Rich, Port: U.S. Housing Industry For Inflation. Necessity Of Youth Hostels Questioned Illto 1Uot V' i 1 BANKF (C1J) The United ing homes. So w< By MICHAEL BATE clian Welfare Council said he positive travel experience and "We should be able to havcj LJlcU'geS j States housing industry has j By OTTAWA (CP) The contin- ued use of large youlh hostels across Canada may be a way of "selling the 'first national youth conference on travel and exchange was told Wednesday. In a written statement, Pat- rick Esmond-White of the Cana- and a companion spent three months "in hostels of all sizes and description" in Canada and ended by wondering if hostels are necessary at all. "Generally; we observed that there is a real distinction be- tween hostels which provide a Layoff Hits 145 Air Canada Men MONTREAL (CP) About 145 employees of Air Canada, most of them managers and as- sistant managers in the reserva- tions and accounting depart- ments, have been laid off. it learned here. Fifty-five of them will be of- fered clerical posts, an airline spokesman said in an interview. The employees are victims of a reorganization plan drawn up by a New York City manage- ment consultant team and ap- proved by Yves Pratte, chair- man of the board. The team recommended a new markeitng approach which would involve reducing and re- placing staff at all levels. The McKinsey Co. consultant team drew up a chart of all employees and another chart for the new management structure. The new chart con- tained 145 fewer jobs. Montreal, with the greatest concentration of Air Canada's while collar workers, is the most severely affected. Some of the employees, said the airline spokesman, antici- pated the loss of their jobs and volunteered to retire early or just quit. "But this doesn't mean that some of these persons may not be rehired at a later he said. "People leave their jobs, or get new job offers or die. There just may be openings for some of those affected in the months to come." those which further detach indi- viduals from he said. The integration of the larger community with the hostel leads to an experience which gives the traveller a view of the com- munity which he might not find otherwise. But, he said, if we encourage youth to become dependent upon welfare services, and put ourselves "in a network of ghet- tos, then we deny ourselves the opportunity to demonstrate to society in general that we are thoughtful, positive, concerned and capable. "It seems obvious that hostels must be run by the peer group, and according to local needs and balance. The detail of this is provided by the youth com- munity he said. The problems organizations face in accommodating tran- sient youth was the main dis- cussion topic among delegates at the three-day conference which ends today. One Vancouver delegate said the ideal hostel would have about 100 people in ,smaller rooms rather than "the way we have it in Van with a huge room in the armoury and 350 packed in there." guys and chicks in couples j he said. MAKE NO CHANGE Ross Blainc, a member of the conference organizing execu- tive, told delegates early Wednesday that if they were not satisfied with the work done in their discussion groups then a new spokesman should be i been relegated to second-class REGINA The police status bccause of as all j commission has been'asked by claim by a Regina group that charges laid against 12 people after disruption of an anti-war demonstration last May were politically motivated. The demonstration turned into Rich Port of La Grange, 111., told the national convention of the Canadian Association of Real Estate Boards that the elected to present their resolu- a free wheeling fist fight, dis- tions at the general forum rupting a concert at today, i school by the U.S. army ueia Mr. Elaine made his state-! hand and soldiers chorus. The ment following a confrontation 12, mostly in their early 20s, all Tuesday that threatened for a'have pleaded not guilty to in- time to split the conference. i citing a riot. Workshops sessions ended; Stanley Rands, an assistant Tuesday when bearded, long- i professor of psychology at the haired delegates calling them- j University of Saskatchewan's economic control, the president te just! housing industry and if not, they should borrow, but always Air. retaining ownership of lands, he Peri said he thought Canadians j said, would be unwise to allow addi- tional U.S. investment in Cana-! of Ihe National Association of i dian housing interests. Real Estate Boards said here.! the investors would be delighted to come up here and spend their capital. But I think Canadians would be foolish to permit it." TOURIST TltAUE Brazil's take from the tourist trade in 1SC9 amounted to a rec- ord million, the Central Bank announced. U.S. housing industry has be- J U.S. investors would be "just come a "whipping hoy" for in- i selfish enough" to take advan- flation. "Each time we try to curb in- flation in the States, we put on some monetary restraints, which cripple the housing in- tage of foreign countries, if they thought they could get a higher return for their efforts in pur- chasing foreign property. C a n a d i a n s should have I selves freakdos told other dele- j Regina campus, presented a investors can get in gates there weren't enough im-; brief to council on behalf of so the portant topics on the conference I group called the Regina De- raoiiey flows out." dustry. Then the government enough capital to satisfy the starts competing with the sav- ing and loan associations and pays a higher rate of return FOB DAIIY INSPIRATION Dial-A-Thought 327-4581 YOU MAY BE YOUNGER THAN YOU THINK ]''orgct all ihe myths about growing old! Discover why your intelligence, creativity, even sexuality to decline with age. Learn how you can lead a fuller, more ac- tive "younger" kind of life as you grow old. Get September issue of Reader's Digest and read and Nonsense About. Growing Pick up your copy today. Soviet Naval Exercise Moves Into Caribbean agenda. Alex Michaels, 23, a commun- ity worker from Vancouver, said "there are two groups at this conference, one interested in organizational and opera- tional problems and the other worried about problems at the 'street level' where there are local troubles to work put." Michael Lapirre. a youth worker from Vancouver, said the conference format of "neat little discussion groups" each sprinkled with travel agents or j representatives of major air- lines, did not relate to what is happening. fence Committee. The brief said the 12 were picked on the basis of their pre- vious political activities. Mr. Rands said the charges were not laid until four weeks after (he incident, and that only op- ponents of the band's appear- ance were charged. One of the major reasons the government polici.es hurt hous- ing was that the industry failed to act as a unit. "We've got the home build- ers and the mortgage brokers, the savings and loans peo- ple and the realtors all speaking in different directions. i "Builders want government The best-selling fiction book in j housing money all spent on new 1969 was Portnoy's Complainl homes. Realtors want some of by Philip Roth. i it spent to help people buy exist- WASHINGTON (AP) Def- ence Secretary Melvin R. Laird described Wednesday a new So- viet .naval exercise moving into the Caribbean and also implied the United States is continuing to send arms to Israel during the ceasefire in the Middle East. The defence secretary made the comment during a surprise news conference for Pentagon reporters. Laird said a five-ship Russian naval task force, including two guided missile vessels, is mov- ing towards the Caribbean from its usual operating area in the Barents Sea near the Arctic Cir- cle. This would be the third Soviet naval deployment to the Carib- MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS "Your One Stop Rental Shop" Air Compressors Air Tools Concrete Equipment Electric Tools Hearers Jacks Light Plants Pumps Welding Equipment Handy Man Tooli Floor Maintenance Equipment Equipment lawn and Garden Equipment "Try Us First" MODERN INDUSTRIAL RENTALS 1422 2nd Ave. S. Phone 328-8896 bean since the summer of 1969. Last May another Russian task force approached within 40 niiles of the Louisiana coast during an exercise and visit to Cuba. The defence secretary said the Russians do not normally operate the Caribbean with a task force of this makeup. He was referring to the inclusion of a guidcd-missile light cruiser and a guided-missile destroyer capable of firing surface-to-sur- face missiles with a range in excess of 200 miles. Laird said he was not trying to suggest that the missiles could be fired at land-based tar- gets; they were primarily de- signed for use against other ships. Burnham Wants Ensign VICTORIA (CP) Decision was reserved here on George Burnham's latest court bid to restore the Red Ensign as Can- ada's flag and ditch the Maple Leaf Flag. Judge M. L. Drake reserved judgment on Mr. Burnham's )id and on a petition from the attorney general's department ,o have his bid rejected. Decision is expected later this month. Mr. Burnham, who has been lighting his campaign for five years, lost earlier this year a similar case in which he con- ended the proclamation of the daple Leaf Flag is not binding. Hijacker Sentenced LINZ, Austria (AP) Pavel Verner, a Czechoslovak who hi- jacked a small plane to Austria last May, was sentenced Wednesday to a one-year prison term and expulsion from Aus- j tria. 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