High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Apr 25 1976, Page 44

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 25, 1976, High Point, North Carolina For summer olympics flame focal Point of games High Point Enterprise sunday april 25, 1976 Jyh Montreal a the ceremonies surrounding the olympic flame to be used in the summer games Here Are a blend of primitive and ultramodern elements including the use of satellite laser beam and a procession of Vestal virgins near zeus altar in Olympia. Greece. This bizarre mixture of ancient mythology and today s technology shows clearly the contrast Between oui culture and that of Greece at the time the olympic games were born there More than 3.0 h years ago the olympic flame is to be the focal Point of the opening ceremony of the games which open july 17, and it is to Burn until the games end aug. I the traditional flame lighting ceremony at Olympia is to begin july 13 with speeches by officials the playing of the athletes hymn As Well As the playing of the National anthems of Canada and Greece. Several Young greek Maidens dressed in White playing the role of Vestal virgins then form a procession leading from the Temple of Hera to the altar of zeus the accompany the High priestess played by Maria Moschou Liou a greek actress who has filled this role at olympic flame lighting ceremonies for the past to years with the Vestal virgins gathered around zeus altar the High priestess offers a prayer to zeus the supreme diet of ancient Greece the High priestess lights a Torch using a parabolic Mirror which concentrates the Sun s rays after cutting some Olive branches the procession carries the flame toward the ancient stadium where the original olympic games took place. The High priestess gives the Torch to the first runner who then proceeds to a Monument to the memory of Baron Pierre de go Aubertin who was the driving Force behind the modern olympics which began in 1896 he also conceived the idea of the flame which he hoped would instill the games with a symbolism that would be both alive and memorable. The first Torch bearer pays homage to his Monument and then lights the olympic altar. The Torch is then taken in relay fashion from the Temple of Hera in Olympia to the ban athenian stadium in Athens this year More than 500 runners Are expected to participate in this part of the flames voyage. After being carried to Athens a special electronic instrument called a sensor is to change the flame into a series of coded electrical impulses which Are to be transmitted by satellite to Ottawa there the impulses Are to activate a laser beam which is to restore the flame to its original form a world wide television audience is expected to be Able to see the Athens and Ottawa ceremonies simultaneously on a split screen after the Celebration when the flame has reached Ottawa july 15 members of a relay team Are to begin their trip to Montreal too Miles East with the flame it is expected to arrive in Montreal july 16 and will be kept overnight on mount Royal the Large Hill overlooking the City. The following Day a the flame will by carried through the City by a huge procession to the olympic stadium where a Canadian athlete is to Light the flame with his Torch in the opening ceremony. From Montreal the flame is also to be taken to Kingston ont90 Miles Southwest of Ottawa where it is to to lit july 18. The Day the yachting events begin there this trip is to be done by Means of five olympic sports running cycling horse Riding canoeing and rowing a total of 500 male and female runners Are to be selected to carry the flame to Montreal and Kingston in the olympic James of ancient Greece the sacred flame remained lit for the duration of the James at the Temple of zeus for the 1920 games at Antwerp. The flame which was lit at Olympia burned for the duration of the games at the olympic stadium then in the 1928 games at Amsterdam. A giant Torch was lit at the Entrance to the stadium but it was not until the 1936 games at Berlin that the system of transport by relay runners was used riders suspended Cleveland a jockeys Thomas Ray Coleman and Dennis mar Tinelli have been suspended from thistledown race track following an investigation into the running of the 10th race april 15 Coleman 32, from Chester vv.va., was suspended for 30 Days starting april 26 for a failure to use his utmost exertion to obtain a winning performance on his mount precious Diamond a a Martinet. 24, of Lorain Ohio was suspended for 15 Days for a failure to make the required Effort to keep his mount. Trouble me now from bearing out in the open 24 hours a Day 7 Days a work open 24 South main hours a Day Ocya 7 Days a week i came a 2204 s. Main St. Phones 885-8527 or 885-8822 tire Sale b f Good Rich the a fat pump the air conditioner my Arnold Jones Oil i Al vet or. 886-4548 882-9021 a automotive Centre Ltd. 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