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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 26 THE 1E1HBRIOOE HERALD Friclny, 18, 1777 is icoming popuk IT vacation ve ftDMOXTON (Cl'i Tin1: costs between and motor home, n iwrealioiial vo-1 520.000, (wo or three times as hicle resembling a self-pro- mudl ;ls [hc self-pro- pelled holiilay trailer or a small bus, is rapidly liccommi: mie of I he 'country's most popular va- truck camper. 'I'm- cost failed to deter the ion vehicles, [buyers motor lio.mvs Ahnost unheaul of live years sold by ISO Amencan mamtfao ago, the molor homo now out- Hirers lasl join, sells such standard vacation ve- Oorgc Cow Imp, I'.clmonlon sells hiclcs as anil trailers in many markets. Hay Tclford, sales vice-presi- dent for no Ktlmonton auto denier, says "trailer sales arc still climbing but we can't got enough motor homes." The average, motor home dealer ior one of the largest manufacturers, predicts sales will double in Canada and Ihe United Slates this year- Buyers include civil servants, doctors, insurance salesmen, retired people Imping lo Canadian w i n 1 e r s, Mr. Telfortl. I'enk sales are in .lainuu'.v and l''cbn'ary. His company offers buyers a tleni whereby for six months a year they lease the motor home hack to' Ihe dealer, who then rents mil tlv> unit and splits the fees with Ihe owner. Mental revenues usually pay for the owner's yearly loan in- Book Now FOR LOW SEASON AIR FARES coming it. TO effect SEPTEMBER 1st Sample 22-45 Day Excursion Fares Effective Sept. 1st. A.MA World Travel Service 903 3rd. Ave. 5. Letllbridge Phone 328-7921 ALL INQUIRIES WELCOME! Office open Monday Ihru Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 Parking at dear of Building llenting a n'.olor home isn't cheap. Tt'e average fee is a week plus 12 rails a mile nml (he renter pays for his own gasoline ant! oil. The powerful truck engines, linked to heavy-duty automatic transmissions, avenge from 10 to 12 miles to a gallon of gaso- ine. Good quality motor homes have sleel frames villi alumi- num, steel ar.d glass-fibre hol- ies built on a truck ciinsri range from the Ifl-foo1 model, sleeping four, to the giant model, sleep- ing eight and costing more than Standard interiors include stove, oven, sink, fridge, toilet i shower, hot water boater, pro- par.? funince, shag rags, power steering, and automatic trans- mission. Options range from air ccmtii rnd water purifiers, t automatic pilots and stereo s) s tcins. Aninwland. for yonng find old An unusual "forest In minia- yet large enough to give a feeling of space and freedom, is located on tho Trans-Canada Highway near Sussex. N.B. Called Animnlantl by its cre- ator i n s t o n lironnum, it is filled with grotesque sculptures in concrete on which children of all ages can or climb without restriction. Ever, gi'ov.n-ups have been known to enjoy sliding down the giant lobster's tail, says Mr. Hronnum. iggest pi bigotry s y BICYCLE ODYSSEY him on a ihe trip during the wint the place to Bh. SZOf Brock Tully, 25, s lands beside the ID-speed bicycle which took journey around Iho rim of Iho U.S. and into Mexico. He made ler of 1970-71 at o cosf of 11 tires, a bicycle chain and 5800, More Canadians visit South Africa For Year End Clearance Specials On "tT 8 FOOT CAMPER YEAR END SPECIAL FURNISH YOURSELF SPECIAL 1972 "AQUARIUS" VAN CONVERSION 350 CID GM ng, 125" Ili'fr. overall length,