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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta First nationwide theatre festival opens in Britain Setting for Scottish Festival This is the pleasarrt garden of the Festival Theatre at sur- rounded by impressive Highland scenery. LATE SUMMER CLEARANCE SALE A selection HOLIDAIRE Trailers TRIPLE E-E-E Trailers TRIPLE E-E-E HONEY FIBERGLAS TRAILERS w'th Fridge and Furnace The famous trailer for any car including all compacts. TRAVE-l-MATE Campers for every imported truck Foreign Car Ltd. 11023rd Ave. S. Phone 328-9651 American tourists still flock to Canada Despite the serious competi- tion represented by cinema and Britain's provincial theatre has revived and is now a vigorous cul- tural force in the land. Out-of- town companies frequently pro- vide players whole productions for London's glittering and star-1 studded West End Stage. I To prove their health and tal- ent and to make still more at home and aware of what they have to I offer more than 70 theatres. are taking part in the first na- j tionwice Festival of British The- atre from September 17 to Oc- to'jer 13 NORTH TO SOUTH They ranse geographically from Scotland's well -known m the at Pit- to the tiny Foots Barn theatre based at Liskeard in Cornwall. The list of partici- pants includes theatres with two centuries of achievement behind small companies still getting hand- some new civic and such famous names as the Rojal Shakespeare Theatre a1 Stratford upon the Birmingham Repertory The- and the Citizens' Theatre in Glasgow. Three new regional theatres will actually be opening for the first time during the the Sherman at the Coleg Harlech in North Wales and the 700-seat on virtually the same site as that city's original Hay- market in 1750. Chairman of the festival com- mittee is actress Judi who will be appearing at the Oxford Playhouse during the festival. Although of the A million passengers a month British European now a division of British Air- is carving mora than a million passage a month in a record bJild-up of summer traffic. Since asocrding to Nor- man manager in Can- ada for British the airhre has earned 23 per cent more passengers than a year ago between London's Hea- throw airport and 73 airports in Europe and the British Isles Passengers are flying on the average more than 50 miles farther fran last Mr. Bar- rett said. The distance figure has been bcisted by a record number of package holiday pas- sengers flying to Mediterrane- an resorts on scheduled ser- vices. theatres will be making special the real aim of the festi- val is to show the range and quality of entertainment avail- able throughout the it covers opera and puppetry. Among the most interesting theatres in the festival is Bris- tol's Theatre Royal. Sti'l with its elegant auditorium built in it is oldest working theatre in Britain. Home of the famous Bristol Old Vic Com- pany since since last year it has been part of a compre- hensive centre a 'smaller theatre. Main festival production will bs the musical ve sion of Chaucer's bury Tales Several theatres within easy reach cf London a'-e in the fes- tival. They include the Mar- lowe in historic Windsor's Theatre with fo'lowed by a week of varied concerts the Yvonne beside the river at ciiering Pots- dam a new play by David and the pictur- esque Watermill fiom an 18th century cornmill dressing rooms are m the ongui'al corn at Bagnor near 56 miles west of London. Passort Photos Picture Framing A. L CROSS STUDIO Phone 321-Oni 710 3rd S. 328-0222 Many Canadians take no holidays TORONTO A survey for the Canadian government travel bureau shows that almost 40 per cent of Canadians aged 18 and over took no vacations last year. The based on questionnaires sent across Can- ada by Traveldata Ltd. of To- revealed that 58 per cent of persons answering took vaca- tion trips last year. Another 39 per cent either worked through their vacation period or took temporary jobs elsewhere. The remaining three per cent took vacation time but stayed at home. Vacation trips were taken by 6.7 million Canadians in 1972 and of 52 million in- cluded at least one night spent holidaying in Canada. Total trips showed an increase of ove.' 1971. The survey counted the larg- est number of 632 Ontario resi- dents. Quebec was second with and the three Prairie provinces combined were third with Ontario and British Columbia had the largest percentages of residents taking vacation with 61 per cent going on holi- days in both provinces. The Atlantic provinces were least likely regional group lo take a holiday the re- port with 41 pei cent of residents going on an 8Vi-per-cent chop from 1971. Women ware the most frequent with 60 per cent taking compared with 55 per cent for males. But both groups had a three-per- cent increase over travel in 1971. Ontario had the largest num- ber of vacationers going to Ca- naxiian with 79 per cent travelling in the country and 18 per cent taking vaca- tions in the United States. Ontario was the major source of visitors to the Atlantic prov- with 34 per and to 32 per cent. Residents of Quebec showed increased interest in overseas with 12 per cent taking overseas trips. Quebec also pro- vided the largest number of vis- itors to the United States with 39 per cent Ontario accounted for 36 per cent of travellers to the U S Vacationers in the Atlantic provinces showed the strongest preference for travel in with 90 per cent of holidayers staying in Canada. THE FiNKT RETIREMENT AND RECREATIONAL COMMUNITY Blind Boy. ft C. Holfwcy bttwttn Calgary Vancouver Trans-Canada Pleaft mail mt a fret NEW YORK Travel agents in the New York city I area report a steady flow of American tourists to Canada despite a railway dispute that lias forced cancellation of the Canadian transcontinental trains A check recently of several major travel agencies shows bookings for tours of Quebec and Western Canada still being filled despite the late- ness of the season A spokesman for Cooks World 'Excursion fares re-introduced British European Airways and Lufthansa are to re-initro- duce weekend excursion fares this winter on routes between the U .K and West Germany. Subject to government appro- the new fare structure will be on. 'November 1 and will operate until March according to Norman Bar- manager in Canada for British Airways-BEA. CHRISTMAS in LONDON Charter Leave from Calgary 17th 1973 Return to Calgary 7th 1974 21 Days S80 Deposit Reserves Your Seat Final Booking Deadline 17th 1973 Membership FABULOUS GALAXY OP STARS TOUR TO LAS VEGAS CIRCUS CIRCUS HOTEL SPA CASINO Frequent Departures from Calgary 5 Days and 4 Nights S215 Per Penan en Double Call In or phone A.M.A. World Travel For The Best In Travel See A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL 608 -5th Avs. Lethbridge Phone 328-7921 or 328-1181 Customer Parklna at nor at buildino.t I Travel Service said he Is some- what surprised at the volume of Canadian business. flow to Canada is still coming in stead- he said. i The spokesman said he has little or no trouble m providing transportation this summer has almost doubled from last he said. A spokesman for Macpherson Travel Inc. also said he finds with booking Ca- nadian tours is going good. Mon- treal is a big seller and many Americans are going out West. Try and get a hotel room out GIVEN GO-AHEAD As far as the Canadian rail- way dispute is he said he is still advising Ameri- can tourists to go ahead with their plans and not pay atten- tion to any out of 30 times we find Americans are still ab'e to get plane flights to Canada any- he added. The Canadian government travel bureau said both CN and CP Rail have provided daily curtailed schedules of their services. Sometimes they have been drastically raising a problem for tourists. A spokesman said the cancel- lation of the trans-Canada trains have disappointed some Americans who wanted to travel the scenic route from Montreal to Vancouver. Some had to seek alternate routes Buses and planes have taken up some of the said. i But there had been no com- plaints from Americans. Eating for interest fops Falls N.Y. Appar- ently there is half the Preliminary reports on a survey recently conducted among potential visitors from Canada to Niagara Falls and N.Y. indicate that good restaurants are of major impor- tance as visitor attractions. The preliminary figures in the sur- vey show with an 81 per cent interest level as compared to 69.1 per cent for Falls at Nia- Fortunately for the Western New York offers an abundance of good restaurants ranging from gourmet dining rooms to fast food hamburger stands. FAULTY AREA The San Andreas fault In Cali- fornia is a zone of continuously shifting rock and rock forma- Sears DAY SPE STARTS A.M. Electric Hot Comb Reg. 2 .99 Kenmore styling comb. Beauty and Health LBX Remington Cordless Shaver Reg. With disposable lektro blade cutters. Beauty and Health GAF 76 Camera Outfit 6 .99 Reg. Includes 1 flash cube and a roll of 12 color film. Camera Dept. Group of Washable Polyester Blend Slacks 8 Reg. Washable slacks in pastel colors. 24 only. Ladies' Sportswear Peat Moss 2 4 eo. ft. Garden Shop Disc-0-Tec 2 Reg. Exercise machine. Puts you hack Into shape. Beauty and Health Cire Nylon Pant Coats 1 .99 Reg. Fully lined. Machine washable. Sizes 7-15. Colors beige and white. Ladies' Suits and White Polyester Slacks Reg. 5 Sizes 12 and 16. Pull-oft. Ladies' Sportswear Mini Hair Dryer 10 Reg. With wet comb. Automatic shut-off. Pre- vents overheating. Beauty and Health Petite Plume Bedspreads Reg. Single and double. Colors white and green. Drapery Dept. Fortrel Slacks Reg. 4 only. Sizes 42. Ribbed. Ladies' Sportswear 6 Ladies' Shirt Style Blouses 1 .99 Reg. Permanent polyester and cotton. Some some nylon. Some print- ed. Some plain with white collar and french cuffs and complementing tie. long sleeves anS short. Wide selection in med. and large. Ladies' Bone Meal Reg. 3 .49 25 Ibs. 2-11-0. Garden Shop Organic Lawn Food 50 Ibs. 5-5-0. Garden Shop Green Karpet Lawn Food Reg. 2 20 Ibs. 20-10-5. Garden Shop Men's Knit and Wool Dress Slacks 30 to 44 trim and full fit. Assorted colors. Men's Wear Lawn Food Reg. 1 40 Ibs. 10-6-4. Garden Shop Gold Label Lawn Food Reg. 2 35 Ibs. 12-6-3. Garden Shop FOR GARDEN SHOP SUPPLIES INQUIRE AT THE TOY DEPT. Simpsons-Sears Ltd- et Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guaranty satisfaction or money refunded and free delivery STORE Open doily from a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Thursday and Friday a.m. to 9.00 p.m. Centre Village Mall. Telephone 328-9231 ;