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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta me LEinoniuwE expansions for Club Caribee ST. JOHN'S. Antigua C. William Coudres. who start- ed a Ciub Mediterranee style operation here in 1971 when ha changed his 50-room Hawks- bill resort on Antigua's west coast to Club has moved the idea into two other British islands Dominica and St. Lucia. Club Caribee. Dominica com- prises 20 rooms on eight acres overlooking a black sand while the one in St. Lucia em- braces 46 rooms with beach and sea at the front and the Castries harbor and yacht la- goon at the back. Club membership costs U.S. single and for a Murphy's Winter Patrick Murphj's Weather Almanac for 1838 said flatly that January 20 would be the coldest day of the winter. It turned out to be the coldest day England has suffered in and the 1837-38 season was long known as Mur- phy's Winter. and the holiday rates include everything but personal bar bills and incidentals which you sign for need to carry beads Meals include a full North American style West Indiand buffet and dinners served under candle- light with all the wine you can drink. A deposit of U.S. per person is required with reser- vations and the balance must be paid 21 days before the scheduled arrival at the club. In the rates run per person double in standard rooms and each in deluxe cottage rooms in the Sept. 8- Nov. 2 and and per person between now and Sept. 7 and Nov. 3 through Dec. 21. In rates for all rooms run and per week for the respective while in St. prices are quoted at and for the middle period and at and for the earlier and later periods. There are spe- cial rates for children. How do some people afford those cars they're They lease them Smart people. Leasing puts them in a new car without a .down payment. And we make it Any type of lease plan on any make or model af car. Our own ser- vice plus full-time lease experts. Get more car and more care for your money. Call for the facts. Phone ROY MclNTOSH at 328-927T K I G I CHRYSLER CHRYSLER DODGE LTD. CORNER OF 3rd AVE. and llth ST. S. PHONE 328-9271 Isolated island lifts its ban 20th Century tourism arrives in paradise Isolation ending for Pacific isle One of the South Pacific's most isolated the 100 square-mile island of located about miles northwest of New is adopting tourism. At top is the Niue international opened in 1971. The propeller is from the first aircraft to land there. At bottom Niue islanders perform a welcoming dance. A new- the island's is due to open next year. By ALAN HARMAN CP Correspondent ALOFI. Niue Two hundred years after Captain James Cook discovered this South Pacific paradise it will be adopting the 20th century's biggest It was in 1774. that Captain Cook made his land- ing on the 100-square-mile island located about miles northwest of New Zea- land. The natives rejected the British explorer's attempts to make friends. And since then Niue has remained one of the South Pacific's most isolated island communities. Until the 5.400-foot airport was opened in 1971 the only regular means of commu- nication by a steamship which called once a stopping for only a day. But next year will be a year of change for the community. The Niue government is to launch its tourist industry with a 40-bed hotel. It will be virgin territory for the tourist who seeks his adventure off the beaten track. NO TOURT.3T BEDS Until the hotel opens there is not a single tourist bed available on the island. No other developing 'mini' nation in the Pacific needs the industry as much as Niue. Despite its tropical climate and most of the ingredients of a South Sea Niue is seriously short of labor. Its young people are migrating to New Zealand at an alarming rate. There now are more Niueans in New Zealand tban MADGE EQUIPMENT Expo '74 gates to open May 1 SPOKANE Visitors will start pouring through the gates May but World's Fair hap- penings start three days earl- ier. May 1 will be a preview day for news media members and special Invited then comes a two-day fix-and-finish period. Entertainment will also start May though the official pub- lic opening celebration will be delayed until Saturday. Through the following six Expo '74 will open its gates daily USED 1972 CELICA ST 2-DOOR HARDTOP. Aqua with black 2000cc 4 speed reclining bucket AM-FM radial tires. Was NOW ONLY 1995 NEW 1973 MARK II 4-DR. SEDAN 6 cyl. 24OOcc power power automatic AM-FM reclining front bucket gold with brown interior. New Price NOW ONLY s recimmg ironi 3997 NEW 1973 COROLLA 1200 2-DOOR SEDAN. Lime with black 4 spaed reclining bucket seats. New Price NOW ONLY 1200ce 2198 NEW 1973 HILUX TON PICKUP 2000cc 4 speed white in colour with black interior. New Price NOW ONLY............... ii' in colour 2696 COMPLETE LINE Of TOYOTA CARS AND TRUCKS IN STOCK DEAL NOW ON A TOYOTA AND RECEIVE 50 GALLONS OF FREE GAS MADGE EQUIPMENT LTD. Office Phone 647-3838 or 647-3939 Paul Madge Res. 647-3812 MILK RIVER Ken Gaits Res. 344-3859 Holiday variety in Grenadines Camp located on the Grenadian island of Carria- cou in the eastern offers a variety of holidays for those interested or interest- ed in learning marine underwater photogra- scuba wreck diving and night diving. Rates range from to for a week and from to for two depending on the interest. Add to these figures membership fees amounting to single and for a couple or family. Prices include accommoda- tion in double occupancy all return flights from Barbados to Instruc- tion and and use of labs and other equipment. for an estimated 4.8 million vi- sitors. The final schedule was ap- proved in Paris last month by the Bureau of International Ex- positions. Starting off the entertainment will be a May i concert by the Spokane Symphony Orchw- to inaugurate th e Opera House of the Washington State Pavilion. Featured events will include the premier of an en- vironmentally themed work by New York composer Michael commissioned by and the Spokane Expo '74 Symphony. Also that Perform- ances by Metropolitan Opera star Roberta Peters and New York City Ballet star Edward accompanied by tee Spokane Symphony with Don- ald Thulean. May the Los An- geles Philharmonic Orchestra with Zubin Mehta will perform the first official concert during the World's and a ing Hollywood will open the Spokane Coliseum. Voracious Tiger sharks in the Red Sea can reach 18 feet in length and have voracious appetites. They are known to have eaten such varied items as sea tin lumps of and in one instance a 30-foot roll of yard-wide roof- ing paper. Passport Photos Picture Framing PHoto SuppliM A. E. CROSS STUDIO 338-0111 710 3rd Av.. S. Phone 32B-OJ22 THE FINEST RETIREMENT AND RECREATIONAL COMMUNITY Halfwcy OtfCT Trent.Canodo mail itit Namt.................. Ml in Niue. More than live in New of them in and around Auckland. This compares with the 1971 official Niue census figure of only The latest official estimate of the population is 4.500. Migration from Niue is cur- rently running at the rate of j about 300 people a j nearly double the birthrate. Tourism and tropical fruit processing are so far the main hopes of which Niue's Leader of Government Robert Rex and his ministers pin their faith in keeping the island people at home. SOON INDEPENDENT a New Zealand terri- tory with limited internal self- is to achieve full self-governing status during though New Zealand continue to provide financial aid and look after Niue's de- fence and foreign affairs. Niueans will retain New Zea- citizenship and the island's currency will con- tinue to be New Zealand dol- lars. Chairman of the Niue Tour- ist Harry said he believes there could be a good potential for a small but steady tourist flow. winter is very good with warm clear days cool he said. main attractions will be j particularly spear j fishing In the very clear wa- coral viewing and Niue has some fine coastal and its coral limes- tone formation and high plateau terrain with miles of coastal cliffs provide many picturesque rock ranging from virtually unex- plored limestone arch- ways and to tidal pools and grottos. CAVES SACRED Some of the caves are asso- ciated with island legends and there are many burial caves wiiich are tapu and will not be opened to tourists. Niue has a colorful history. Niuean society is believed to have existed for more than years. A kingly system existed until early fa the ttth century. Nieu also has a golf course and there are plans for bus tours around the island. The best-known local manu- facture is pro- duced by a thriving cottage industry. Islanders working in Iheir own homes now produce about worth of basket- ware annually. It is renowned as being of the finest work- manship in the Pacific anS some is exported to New Zea- land. Although Niue can never hope to compete with the more sophisticated attractions of Fiji and the island- ers hope their island will ap- peal to the more adventurous pleasure-seekers. Now In Stock for You A selection HOLIDAIRE Trailers TRIPLE E-E-E Trailers TRIPLE E-E-E HONEY FIBERGLAS TRAILERS with Fridge end Furnace famous frailer for any including all TRAVE-L-MATE Campers for every imported truck Foreign Car Ltd. T102 S. Phorm 326-9651 The car A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL Presents Christmas and New Year's in DISNEYLAND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 3 DEPARTURES ON DECEMBER 21st 2 DEPARTURES ON DECEMBER 22nd 1 DEPARTURE ON DECEMBER 26th Tour includes return air flight from Hotel accomo- airport porterage and 2-day ad- missions to Disneyland plus 15 tour to San Diego and tour and admission to Sea Worldt Knott'i Movieland Universal and Busch Gardens. Tour also Includes admission and banquet aboard the Queen Mary. For further information iust mall the enclosed coupon the addrett below. 1 would like to know more about Travel's Tour to Disneyland and Fomia. NAME World Southern Caii- A.M.A. World Travel Service 60S 5th Ave. S. Phone 328-7921 or 328-1181 All enquiriet welcome OfflM Monday thru Saturday 9 a.m. 10 5 p.m. AmpU fret parking at of building ;