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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta S.pUmbor 197S THE IETHBRIDOE 9 Days of cheap power bare gone' ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) days of cheap energy are one Los Angeles city official observed after a live- day tour over thousands of miles o! Canadian and Alaskan territory, examining oil and gas resources and experimental stations. "We have been facing an energy added another politician, a Calfornia state as- semblyman, "and I don't the general public has been aware of it. It's going to be ex- tremely difficult to get natural gas and oil out of the far north- west fields." "I'm concerned about the possibility of dangers to the en- vironment In the region of the orcllc northwest oil and gas said the California sec- retary of resources. The Alaska-Canada pipeline must be built to the continenlal United said a South- ern California newspaper pub- lisher, "and it is essential to both the U.S. and Canada." These are some ol the obser- vations made near the conclu- sion of a lour by a group of about 40 Califomians of oil and natural gas fields in Ihe Arctic. Arthur 0. Spaulding, petrole- um administrator of Los An- geles, saw oil and natural gas costs Iripling because of short- ening supplies in the U.S. and the tremendous costs of pro- duction and delivery Can- ada's northwest territory and Prudhoe Bay, on Alaska's north slope in the Arctic. "But both pipelines oil and gas must be he said. "However, Ihe economic !m- pacl will be grcal. There's ob- viously going to be an econ- omic penalty paid by the con- sumer possibly three times the cost of the present low price gas and oil we now have." However, of the 15 Call- fornians interviewed, Califor- nia's state secretary of re- sources by far had most pessmistic view. SAVED BY HIS DOG "A million dollars wouldn't buy my dog" Clarence "Bud" Nolan says of Rhoda, his St. Bernard, who saved his life Wednes- day night. Rhoda hauled her masler from Toronto s rlum- ber River when he plunged unccnscious inlo the stream after tripping and hilling his head on a concrete walk- way._________________ Milestone reached in Canadian aviation history MONTREAL (CP) Thirty- flve years ago 1, tiny twin-engined air- craft took off from Vancouver and headed across the Ameri- can border to Seattle. The aircraft, a Lockheed 10A Electra, was filled to capacity with 10 passengers and a crew CATCHING UP These two soldiers practice for post of two as il flew the 122-mile route in one hour. That particular flight was a milestone in Canadian aviation history for it marked the begin- ning of scheduled airline serv- ices for Trans-Caned a Air Lines, founded earlier that year by an act of Parliament in Ot- tawa. From that modest beginning in 1937, the airline has grown carrying pas- sengers fci 1971 compared wilh only in the first year of its operation. STAFF INCREASED By the end of 1937, He air- name was later changed lo Air a total slaff of 71. Today, il em ploys more than persons across its system which link Canada with tho United States Britain, other European centres and Ihe Caribbean. I By 1939, the dream of a scheduled transcontinental I route had become a reality, linking Ihe west coast of Can- I ad a with Montreal. During its first year, the air- line picked up a total of five Electras for ranging from and up. The Electra and its succes- sors, the 12-passcnger Lockheed 14H2 and the 14rseat model 1808A, were the airline's work horses in ils early years. The Electra, 38-feet long with a swing span ol 55 feet, cruised 1 at 175 miles an hour. PURCHASED JETS The pride of Air Canada's fleet now is the 355-seat Boeing 747, purchased at a cost of million. It is 231 feet long and cruises at 550 miles an hour. As for the Lockheed air- frame, the modern-day counter- part of the original Electra is the Lockheed L-1011, an million giant which will seat 256 passengers and cruise at speeds up to 600 miles an hour. It will bo used on trans- continental and transborder services. Air Canada will re- ceive the first of the L-lOlls in December. In all, it has or- dered 10 such aircraft. S. J. Hungerford, TCA's first president, said in the com- pany's first annual report that operating revenues were and operating expenses Army careers as telephone Net deficit on the Vancouver- hv mtline accus- Seattle service was .1. lie succeeding Ihe They .re part of (he Army's airline -recorded 23 Project T ansillon, which Is times and m 1971 had operating designed lo ease the return lo revenues of mil ion and op- civilian life lor man and wo- crating expenses of mil- men finishing their lours of lion-tor a net profit of duty. million. 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