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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE lETHBRIDGE HEPAIO Friday, Auguif 10, 1971 Rural Italy tiring abandoned Vipers are taking over ROME (API Italians were warned today Iliat vipers arc beginning lo take over Ihe conn-; tryside bemuse of the migra- tion of people to cities. The poisonous snakes, whose bite can mean death m one case in 10 were described as not only boraming more nu- uierous, but big.rjer and meaner as well. Exports at a Rome sympo- sium on the viper danger, con- ducted hy the biological studies centre of (ho Kmghls of Alaldi. said this is because of the in- creasing upset of Ihe ecological balance. They said Ihe steady move- ment from the country to Ihe cities is throwing increasingly large parts of rural Ilaly back In abandonment where Ihe deadly reddish brown snakes with the triangular heads and sabre shaped fangs could flourish, Prof. Franco Gentile of the Italian Institute of Ilerpctology al Verona said the snakes are getting bigger because (he re- turn of farmland to wilderness is providing more Fond in the. way nt mice, small birds and lizards. I At Ihe same lime, he said, the snakes arc becoming more ag- I grcssive bcc a u s e of (he do- j crease in their natural enemies i hogs, birds of prey and even farmyard cats and chick- ens. lie told (he symposium vipers used to strike only in last de- fence against a sniffing hunt- j ing dog's nose or a flower-pick- I ins excursionist's hand six in- ches away. Now Ihe emboldened snakes go out o[ their way to strike at I anything that bothers them up to IB inches away, he reported. The symposium was told that i when not killed off by their nat- I ural enemies, vipers reproduce j at a perilous rale. A female viper brings forth about 10 young at a lime, and in six years the reproduc live cycle important matter affecting the started by those 10 young can Canadian Prrss Correspondent welfare of the citv." add up to poisonous AUCKLAND (CT) Auck- Supreme Court Judge G. snakes, iand. New Zealand's largest I Speight, addressing a centennial city, is celebrating a centenary. service of thanksgiving, warred j versily o[ R o m e' s School of But. unlike mo.sf ccnle- i Aucklander? again.st putting too (.Medicine, advised ail woods- naries the keynote has no! been much emphasis on physical I trotting excursionists lo carry growth and progress. Instead, j growth. Indifference and intol- j a prc prepared anti-viper ser- Auckland has liccn arguing j trance went in geometric pro- He said viper bile could be fibout whether it lias a soul-in- I gression wilh the size of a city, fatal in one case out of 10 if deed whether any town develop- j he said, ing inlo a big ciiy can retain its F OI'TnilSTlC' But three oi 1're most re- Auckland ae- cklcrs tllc city 'hers are iw-re opIimLslic. Auckland has a soul all light." says Sir John Alluin. one the most resected former Auckland wants 110 big city evils By J. C. GRAHAM Dr. Lino Businco, of the Uni-1 nol um treated within 15 minutes. soul. Founded m quired its first city council 100 ago. Now the city has a population of about i twice as as Ihe next citv. Or a Ihe one million population lhat d its h d k Ions nefore Ihe end cf the if sljl, a njlh a M uhich is the capital. Situated in the northern part of the country, on an istli between tun harbors giving ac- cess to casi and west coasts. Auckland is (he main gateway city for airlinc-s from abroad.. It has also become by far the main induslral centre New Zealand. Predictions arc pass mark century- Aiid it is just (iii> past concen- tration en grov.th and hustle that has brought a reaction from citizens uho want to guard against the bic city evils of smog, crime and the like that they see developing in major cities abroad. QUESTIONS STATUS Mayor -Sir Dfnc-.'Uycir Robin- son questions whether Auckland is yet a ciiy at all Il.s control is fragmenlet1 amonp a imiltiplic- ity of small councils. Sir Dove- Myer is mayor only ol Hie Inrp- GSt portion, conlaining less than a third of the city's inhabitant. Because of frapmenled con- trol. he have no rr.il sense of unity, no 5-eiisc of direction, no cohesion." "We never been known to speak with one on any Angela Laushnry i seeks Irish home; DWARFED BY THE ROCKIES Chateau Lake Louise in Banff Nalional Park, Alberla, offers ihe utmost in comfort and a magnificent view of Lake Louise and Victoria Glacier opposite. (Canadian Government Travel Bureau Pholo.) mayors, now !IC. "Xo one could suffer misfortune or liardship in DUBLIN A tiomc in Ire- i Auckland without some very de- land seems lo be Ihe tales! voted assistance." ''in" thing among film and: Two other octogenarian civic stage personalities. The latest leaders. Sir James Fletcher and to join the trend is Angela Tom Bloodworth. agree. Auck- Lansbury. K, the British-born land, they said, is developing a j Hollywood film aclress who is scut as people become more looking for a house in Ireland aware of its character and il.s to become her permanent attractions. home Most commentators agree) Miss Lansbury played the original "Manic" on Broadway and her latest film is "Black iriev warn that it can be re- i Flowers for Ibe Bride." in lained only by continuing con-. which she co-stars with Mi- ccrn for human values cbael York. Tour the Rockies in just one week Hy CLARE AU.EN Residents of eastern Ciuiada. poring through reams of travel lilcralure anil maps in prepar- ation for a vacation, canncl fail to he mere than a little im- Tliis is the tamed Icefield High- are much Ihe bame as in Jas- pressed hy pictures and dc- miles high and capped hy gla- sile, a distance of ITU miles, i commcclr.lion and diversions I River, through Hie (owns of Si- I roatlhouscs which a century ago coaches and freight wagons transporting people and goods lo the rich goldficlds. At Barkervillc. millions of dol- way through the heart of Jas- per and Banff National Parks, bordered by peaks, some jagged rocky more lhan two script ions of the Canadian ciers. Keep feet in good condition by these hiking hints THINK OF YOVR FEET Ihe feet, lei air circulate and ----r- Rockies. 1 Then, looking at a map and considering Ihe great distance from v.here they are. to where Ihey would like lo be. they sigh Midway along the high-way near the boundary of Ihe Iv. o parks, you may park your car and board enclosed tracked ve- hicles for a tour of the Colum- pcr, or turn westward on Trans- Canada Highway No. 1 toward the Pacific. Whichever roulo yen choose you should lake the five miiiule drive from the junction lo one of the most fa- mous and most photographed bodies of water in tho world, Lake Louise. Finsr Wear sturdy shoes if vou are hiking or Iravcl- luig rougii country. Boots wilh non-sldd soles are Moccasins are fine for an occasional change to weary feet bill hazard- c-us unless you follow forest trails and can walk as soft as an Indian. Medium weight virgin wool socks will cushion Attention Hockey Fans! LIVE N.H.L. ACTION IN VANCOUVER! 3-day Package Tour Oct. 22 to Oct. 24 TOUR PACKAGE INCtUDES: Return air Fare fethbricjgo lo Vancouver All Iransfc-rs 2 nighh accommcdalion at Georgia Holel (sharing basis) 2 breakfasts 9 1 dinners at Hy's Steak House Ticket lo Hockey Game Oct. 77 between the Vancouver Canucks and the Montreal Canadiens Ticket lo Hockey Game Oct. 2A between Vancouver Canuck', and tne Boston Bruins Day of leisure Saturday, October 23rd. BOOK YOUR HAWAII VACATION NOW! 15 weekly departures from Cal- gary commcncinq December 19, 1971 through March 26lh, 1972. 14 days and 13 nighti from (double room bam) 550 deposit lecurej your reservation to Hawaii. Stop in nnrl scr nr tflrphonr thr friendly efficient staff ot A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL SERVICE 903 3rd Ave. S., Lethbridae Phone 328-7921 or 328-1771 Offico Open Monday thru Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Frrft Parking al Rear of Building absorb pcrspiralio.i. Take at least lun pairs. Wool socks part nylon soles are also comfortable and long lasting. WOOL IS BUST PROTEC- damp weather and roof nights. Take a light wool, or wool and rayon shirt for midday wear; a heavy shirt for night time. But also pack a couple of cot- Ion shirts for hoi weal her. Cotton pyjamas assure more comfortable sleep on hot nighLs. On eold niphls (here is nothing bcllcr lhan a S'vcat shirt and sweat pants. Simplify cooking by cany- ing .1 compact, lightweight Primus stove. It's safe, fast and foolproof. and think, "Some day when we Icefield, have the lime, we're going to i experience. see those mountains." Hut Ibe Continuing south, there is trip wcsl. a lour of Ibe Cana- pra. _ i disn Kockies. and return home can be done in (he short span of just or.e week! How' By jet aircraft and rent- ed, drivc-it-yourself ear. Edmonton and Calgary, prin- cipal starling points for the cast west journey through the Rockies, are just tour hours' flying time via jet from Toron- Thc next leg of the journey westward on Highway No. 1 unforgettable j from Lu'jisc licvo1- stoke. British Columbia, is only miles. Enroule you pas camous, Salmon Arm, Squilax and Chase. This area is noted for Us fine salmon and Kam- loops trout fishing and there is a wide variety of accommods- of through Kicking Horse Pars and three mere national parks rugged peaks forests, jewel- _y G, m like la.kes and ponds, and gla- as mll' as lllc Scl. cier spawned streams. There kjl.k Columhia moull, a j five hours from ,1Ion- aie numerous well marked viewpoints aloiiR the liigli w a y with ample room for parking, picture-talcing and picnicking. At Lake Louise .lunrtion you can conLinuc south to Banff lowTisilc miles) where ac- from Nov. 19 to Dec. 3 to and Ircal. With a reserved rcntrd car photo display ready for yon, you bcqm the j a r journey will terminate nt British Columbia. Ei'.monion ilsclf i.s srv- oral days, if you arrive tlirru diiring ihe nud J JuK' mania of Klondike or in Calgary for the .stampede. If you land al Calvary you rangcs. A few minutes' drive from the main higmvay at Field, Ihorc is one of the most beauti- ful lakes in the Canadian Ro- ckies, Emerald Lake. Many vis- itors consider it even more pic- turesque lhan highly publicized Lake Louise. The only buikl- irigs on llx? lake are a chalet wifh fine rliningroom and ad- joining collages offering over- night accommodation from lo per couple. From Golden Lho high w a y lond.s through Rogers a s K, Glacier Nalional Park, Albert lion, at rates from to 51G double. The 170 mile Irip from Kam- loops (o Hope, through Cache Creek. Ashcrofl, Lytfon and Boston Bar offers wonder f u 1 visws of mountains and the tlcc'p goi-ges of the and Fraser rh'ers. At Cache Creek you can go north for a side Irip on High- way 97. This is Lhc historic Cari- boo JlipJnvay, (he original roule of the members of Liu? fur bri- gade and minors. It is now tho rocd sen'ing some of Bri- tish Columbia's largest cattle ranches. Here lliere arc still lars in geld were taken froro the creeks. The town, in the IfHiO's, was the largest settle' mc'iit west of Cliicago and north of San Francisco. Tlic old build- ings are now restored and tha area is a major tourist attrac- tion. LyLlon. on Highway I at the junction of the Thompson and Fraser rivers, is one of tho oldest villages in British Colum- bia, originally a Hudson's Bay Company trading post. The re- gion has excellent hunting and flshir.g. H is also a paradise for iT.ckhciuids and is especially noted for ils rich jade. BOAC accepts Chargex cards for air services MONTREAL BOAC now ncrrpl.s Chargex credit caids might want lo start 200 miles to the south at Watciton Lakes j National Park in tire south-west coir.cr of Ihe province Knroutc Lo Vancouver you pass through .several series of j mountain ranges, as well as Jasper. Banff. Yoho. Glacier, and Mount Revelstoke National Parks, some of the most Iieauli- ful miles in the world. The first section of Ihe Irip. Kdmomon to Jasper lownsite Yclluuhead Highway Id. i.- Hundreds of outstanding pic- liifcs will be oa view at Lon- don's Guildhall Iro'in November 10 o December o, when the Canyon and Mount Revelstoke Royal Phologn-.phic S o r i c t y j National Park. At the town of holds annual International i Itevelslokc (here are more than Exhibition of Photography. At- i a score of establishments for ter its London showing, the ex- i overnight guests al rales from hibition will he transferred lo ?5 In MG. double neciipancy. Covrniry where it wi" display from Januai" February 0 in lllc 'IP on The next I3ii miles of Iho jour- I 21 to nev. rtevelstckc lo Kamloops, Midland border Shuswap Lake and the city's 20th century cathedral. South Branch of the Thompson for payment of air transport I 235 mite through fanning and and oilier airline services in cnimtry. In Ihe any of the HO cities served hy the airline around the world. visitor uill find all hpos of overnight occommodMion and The rani, which is fine reslauranls. The I'nrk is a sponsorrd by four Canadian pres c r v e chartered hanks, is with everylhing from ir.ouiilaiti dianRcalile wilh IBankAmen-! K a I s In whistling marmots, card, Barelnyeard, Bancomer i Balhing in IMI springs, minin- I and Sumitomo cards plus cards affiliated wi'Ji this inter- national charge system. All cards in Ihe syslem carry the familiar blue, while and gold color. The international system has more lhan cardhold- ers and over merchant tain climbing, hiking, fishing or just plain rubhcrnccking at Ihe magnificent mcimlains, make Jasper an unforgettable experi- ence. Fnridenlally, all tourist ac- commodation Ihe boun- daries of the national parks is inspected, and maximum daily I members in Canada, Ibe Uni-1 ,-ales are sot by Ihe Nalional ted Slates, and MI countries in Administralion. Average South America, Africa, Europe and the Far East. Another Hi I Ion Lon-lons second Hilton llolel is expected lo ipen in Hie spring of Work is just stalling on the fill-room Ken- sington Hilton in Holland Park Avenue alxnit two miles west of the MO-room London llillon, which opened in I.anc in Park SOIJVKMK.S motel prices range from to SIB per couple per night From Jasper, you have a dif- ficult choice. To the wesl, the Highway, opened in 1970, leads past one cf the most awe inspiring sights in west- ern Canada fool Ml. Ilobson, highest peak in Ine, Ca- nadian Rockies Just past Rob- son, Ycllowhead No. fi leads south along1 the valley of Ihe North Thompson through mag- nificent scenery and pasl out- standing wilderness areas like Wells Gray Provincial Park, lo rejoin Ihe Trans Canada at Katr.loops. Or, taking the oilier choice, Belle Davis donated the sou- venirs of her movie career lot Ibe route winds south via High- Boston University. way (13 and 1A to Banff lown- for Vncalioners from Wcsl5rn SPECM'TWO-WEEK VACATION Air Fare M nighti accomodalion Transfers ond other cxlrns SPECIAL HOLIDAY PRICES FROM AND UP DOUBLE OCCUPANCY ART WILUM1S WONDERFUL WORLD of TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALL (WEST END) PHONE 328-R1B4 OR 328-3201 THIS WINTER TRAVEL WITH THE EXPERTS! AS P. LAWSON TRAVEL AND PLEASURAMA HOLIDAYS BRING YOU "PLEASURAMA HAWAII" For per person (sharing nccomodalfons) you can visit the story book Island of OAHU WceMy Departures Begin Dec. 19th 1971. For the most mem- orable holiday you will over Inlcc, sco Lethbridqc's moil ex- poricncorl t r o v c I agents at. Your Pleasurama Package Includes 14 days and 13 nights Direct return DC-8 economy mr fare via CP Air Camplrmcnlary moaK while aloft Guaranteed accom- modation available immed- iately upon arrival Traditional Hawaiian w u I come on arrival in Honolulu Round trip 1rnn pOrlalion between airporl nnd your hotel All bnqqapn transfer! lo and from your hold from airport Three complimentary cock- tails on your Inp lo Or from Honolulu Wclrnmn brief' inq with Ha wo i ion rnlrii- tninmcnl hosted ci the Ilikai Hold rarcwcll Aloha dinner al Mif> Rvcf Hofrl on the inq of cleparlurc Hnv-'aii 4% hotel stole 'ax included The nir.istnncr- of our "Pleo- suromn Holidays" or "Trade Wind Tours" hoMs for oplional siqhlsccinq or shopping aclivilics Coniplimnntnry "Plcasiir- cima Holiday's {light uaq C_f> Air Hawnii holiday pnr.iporl f535.00) value) TRAVEL OrriCES COAST-TO-COAST Phone 328-3000 or 3J7-1094 MARQUIS HOTEL BLDG. ;