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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Start business triv at Zurich MONTREAL More an rrore Canadian businessme f-e finding that Zurich is th logical place to begin any Euro pean business trip. For Zurich is truly "Down town being situatec almost dead centre on the rna of Europe. All the maior cnpi tals are within 140 flying min utes of Zurich. As of April I, Swissair took a "retrogressive" step in its ser vice on intra-European flights The practise of serving meals in plastic dinnerware, adoptet by most European carriers, was scrapped in favor of re-intro- ducing china ware on all flights over one hour's duration. The Swissair kitchens, al ready renowned for their fine culinary art, have set new high Friday, April 13, 1973 THE LETHBRtDGE 25 Antwerp Zoo worth visiting ANTWERP Visitors to the National Zoo at Antwerp will find that the exhibition hall of the reptile house has been doubled in size and very great care has been taken to ensure that aE the reptiles are exhi- bited in appropriate and natur- al surroundings. On entering the restored building the visitor will find himself in a winter garden with a luxuriance of tropical plants a superb achievement which must be seen and is expected to be- come a world attraction as uas the case with the dark gallery of the exotic birds, the water ditches around the enclosures of the imposing gorillas, the simple presentation of the cfol- phins and the fairylike sur- roundings of the nocturnal ani- mals. standards in food preparation and presentation for these flights. Swissair flies to the enchant- ing city of Zurich from Mon- treal daily providing the same high standard of excellence on its sparkling new DC-1030s as on its famed DC-8-62s New package holidays in Antigua TORONTO The eastern Caribbean island of Antigua is introducing package holidays rates, which will be in effect from April 16 to December 14, run from U S. up per per- son, double occupancy for 10 nights and 11 days, including breakfast and dinner (MAP Also included are transfers between airport and hotel of choice, welcome cocktail, a sightseeing tour of some of the island, a comolimentarv chip on each night of gambling at the Reef Casmo, a day's golf- ing with cocktail acd lunch at :he new Cedar Valley Golf 21ub, and a complimentary bot- tle of Antigua rum. Single rates run from MAP up, and triple rates (that is, three to a room) and up per person. The packages are designed so that holiBayers may buy them on either the Suropean Plan (no meals) or MAP bases Air fare is extra. Both Air and BWIA service the sland direct, Air Canada from Halifax. Montreal and Toronto, and BWIA frcm Toronto. Bermuda found accident SOUTHERN AlBERTA BUSINESS SAMPLER Bermuda, Britain's oldest re- maining colony, was founded by accident. When the sailing ves- sel Sea Venture, bound from England to Virginia, sank off Bermuda in 1609, her survivors settled on the island. Easter Lily blooms proclaim advent of Spring in Bermuda HAMILTON, Bermuda You've got to hand it to King Arthur. He knew what he was doing back there in Camelot, or- ganizing the seasons by royal decree Mind you, it's been that way In Bermuda for years, except that tradition has replaced de- crees. For instance, one has only to watch for the first appearance of the elegant longtail or the first bloom of the Easter Lily to know that spring is back and that it's time to break out the Bermuda shorts again. The Bermuda Easter Lily is perhaps the mobt enduring local symbol of spring in this Camelot gone to sea. The plant has thrived in Bermuda's rich 1853 by a clergyman returning home from Japan. A deadly virus virtually wiped out the lily production at one a local grower, Howard Duns- combe Smith, finally succeed- ed in producing a virus-resis- tant strain which he named Howardii. The industry thrived once more, but there re- mained one problem to be solv- ed before successful hly pro- duction could be guaranteed. point, but in the early 1920's The plant had proved to be fickle in its blooming habits. Sometimes the crop -would ap- pear too early for export at Easter, and sometimes too late. Scientists at the Govern- ment's Department of Agricul- ture finally overcame the prob- lem after experimenting with vernalization a deep-freeze process by which flowers can be made to bloom at pre-deter- mined times and produced a new, hardy strain. It is this strain which decorates the al- tars of churches in many cor- ners of the world today. Population increase Carnival aftermath! CASTRIES The St. Lucia 1 Family Planning Association participated in this year's Car- nival celebrations in an effort to create greater awareness of the importance of family planning in this eastern Cari- bbean island. Carnival is big attraction Passport Photos Candid Weddings Picturt Photo Supplies A. L CROSS STUDIO 328-0111 710 3rd S. 328-0222 The advent of Springtime Bensath ihe towering spire of St Mark's Church in Smith's Parish, flowering Easter lilies proclaim the advent of springtime in Bermuda. Dublin food prices lowest survey snows DUBLIN Dublin's food prices are the cheapest in the European Economic Commun- ity, according to a Euro-shop- ping basket survey in the nine EEC capitals. London is the second cheapest. The survey the first of a monthly series by Reuter cor- respondents is based on ten key food items. In London, the shopping bas- ket costs on the basic of the pound being worth as against Dublin's 68 No other capital charges less than At Rome gets the title of the most expensive capital ahead of its nearest rival, Brussels. with tourists to the island. "We participated as an or- ganization to publicize family said Raymond Lou- isy, family planning director. "Our primary aim was not to win prizes or to enjoy the ex- citement of Carnival. We were only taking advantage of the presence of the many people who turn out to see Carnival." Then he added. "The most important time for people to take heed of family planning is during carnival season, because nine months after Carnival has always proved to be a period of marked population increase'' Jonathan Swift, the author of "Gulliver's Travels" came to a similar conclusion in his essay, "A Modest More children he wrote, were born in Roman Catholic countries about nine months after Lent than at any other season. Canada-Mexican tourism shows rapid development MONTREAL between the two countries which border the United States is developing at a rapid rate, Miguel Guajardo, general co-or- dinator of the Mexican Tour- ist Council said here. "More Canadians are visit- ing my country every year and more Mexicans are visiting Ca- nada every year." Mr. Guajardo is here to help pave the for even more Canada-Mexico tourism and his group is currently discussing the main aspects of tourism with travel industry people, airlines representatives and tourist officials. What did Mexican tourists find to their liking in Canada? "Most tourists from Mexico who come to Canada like west- ern Canada very Mr. Guajardo replied. "The Mexican tourists like places like Lake Louise, Banff and Vancouver especially Lake Louise and Banff because of the snow. "To a Mexican tourist, snow is an adventure." PLANS APPROVED QUEBEC (CP) The Ste. Foy municipal council has ap- proved plans for an million housing project. The project in- cludes 820 units on a 19-acre site, 206 of the units in buildings over four storeys high. SAFETY PAYS GRANBY, Que. (CP) Em- ployees at the Kimberley-Clark plant in nearby Ste. Hyacinthe marked work hours without a single accident KRAHN HOMES LTD. "Homes of Distinction11 Present their second NEW HOME SHOWING SATURDAY, APRIL 14th 2-8 p.m. SUNDAY, APRIL 15th 1-7 p.m. GRCflT UlflV to a qoodthiK "ITS A HOLIDAY WITH GREYHOUND" EASTER WEEKEND APRIL 20 Get set to enjoy yourself! Greyhound's air-conditioned, restroom-equipped Scenicruisers will get you there relaxed and ready for that good time Forget about reservations- Greyhound's convenient schedule lets you leave just about wnenyouhke. Fares. affordayei por instance From LETHBRIDGE: Yoncouvcr Edmonton Winnipeg, ,rip via 3 daily ps doily 4.70 subied to thonge wrtfcouj For (fast travel fads, charter service ond package express informalion, coll Jhe Greyhound Bvs OepoJ, 411 5th Si. S, >el 327-1551, your Greyhound ogenl or favorite Jrovel agenl. NEW DAYLIGHT SAVING SCHEDULES EFFECTIVE APRIL 29 JIM Go Greyhound leave the driving to us. 1017 19B Ave., Coaldale 1818 10A St., Coaldale 1820 10A St., Coaldale 1822 10A St., Coaldale THESE ARE ONIY 4 OF THE 9 8EAUT1FUI NEW HOMES TO CHOOSE ROM PRICED AT to Up to mortgaging located in Coaldale "Gem of the West" Drive down Main Street, Coolda'e ond follow the signs 9 Free door prizes will be given away. These homes will be shown by ASTRO REALTY LTD. EXCLUSIVE AGENTS FOR KRAHN HOMES WESTMINSTER SHOPPING P1AZA PHONE 328-7748 ;