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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Friday, February 16, 1973 Toll free service now in effect SEATTLE - The John A. Tetley Company, Inc., hotel representatives, announced recently that beginning February 10. 1973, they will have Toll Free Service from Calgary, Lethbridge, and Edmonton, Alberta, into their Northwest Regional office in Seattle, Washington. The service, alreatf/ in existence from Vancouver, B.C., is now available to Alberta travel agents and individuals wishing to make either individual or group and convention reservations at any of the hotels represented by the firm. The John A. Tetley Company is the official representative for properties throughout t h e world, such as The Harrison Hotel; Canadian Pacific Hotels, across Canada; The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, in Hawaii; The Huntington Hotel at Nob Hill, in San Francisco; and others. Mount Everest conqueror to address campers NEW YORK - Sir Edmund Hillary, conqueror of Mount P-verest and world renowned e-yiorer, will address the Third Annual Family Camping Congress and take part in its sessions at Nettles Island, Florida Feb. 21 to 23. Hillary, who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for climbing the world's highest peak in May, 1953, will fly directly from his native New Zealand to attend the Congress. Five years after Hillary and guide Tenzing Norgay conquered the 29,028-foot Mount Everest, the noted author-explorer became the first man in 46 years to cross the 1,200 miles of Antarctic ice to the South Pole and the first man ever to reach the South Pole using land vehicles. British debut for orchestra from Canada LONDON - The National Arts Centre Orchestra of Canada makes its British debut by giving the opening concert of the 1973 Bath Festival (May 25-June 3). It goes on to give its first London concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on June 1 - the orchestra's resident conductor, Mario Bernar-di, will conduct on both occasions. Hansel and Gretel decorations Scenes from story, Hansel and Gretel decorate the front of the children's orphange ir> Oberammergau, Germany. "Although (hese paintings are fairly recent, most of the house paintings are as old as 200 years and are concentrated in a small area in southern Germany. (CP Photo) isch outdoor art ery thrills visitors Village antiques in Mayfair LONDON - A new venture has just been launched in Shepherd Market, London's own village in Mayfair. "House of Buckingham" is a former grocer's store, erected in 1860, now stripped to reveal brickwork, ancient beams and a baker's oven, and transofrmed into a spacious antiques showroom with several small display rooms. This is the only antiques shop in Shepherd Market offering furniture, from Tudor to Victorian, and its existence is due to the enterprise of two Americans - Jere Felker from Georgia and Bruce White from Boston, both long-time residents in Britain. Prices range from $12 to over $1,000 and for sale are such diverse antiques as a stripped-down 18th century wall cabinet, beautifully worked samplers and Victorian escritoires. Brussels first or last stop Belgium's Bonus Days9 By EVELYN OLDHAM .., PARTENKIRCHEN, G e r-many - Many visitors who come to this famous resort to ski the highest mountain in Germany, take jumping lessons, skate on the Olympic rinks, curl, or hike along the groomed mountain paths, end up enjoying a less energetic pastime. For the streets of this great winter and recreational centre are an outdoor art gallery with shops, homes and inns, from ground to eaves, covered with paintings more than 200 years old. Walking along the wide Bahnhofstrasse, or narrow streets like the Freuhlings-trasse, is like turning the pages in a book of paintings. In fact, when Goethe was a visitor here he called the town a "picture book alive"- The paintings date from a period -of peace and prosperity, around 1750-1810, when travellers brought back the idea of outdoor wall paintings from northerhn Italy. Te UNREST ON THE FARM. A growing number of women In small towns and villages are not loo happy about what is expected of them in marriage. In Weekend Magazine this Saturday, Marjorie Harris reports on how these women are getting involved in th� women's liberation movement because they see in It something useful and worthwhile. There'* also an article on women's lib leaders in Canada. IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE Have You Booked or Registered for your HOLIDAY FLIGHT TO EUROPE? Book now and avoid disappointment! A.M.A. WORLD j TRAVEL SERVICE is your agent for the following tour Operators in Europe . . .  Global Cooks Trafalgar Frames American Express Fourways Horizon Southdown We will handle all your travel arrangements remember . . . "A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL is appointed Agent for all MAJOR AIRLINES and STEAMSHIPS "For the Best tn Travel . . . ALL-WAYS" Call or Visit ... A.M.A, World Travel Service 608 5th Ave. S. - Phone 328-7921 or 328-1181 - All enquiries welcome Office open Monday thru Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ample free parking at rear of building vogue spread to parts of what now are Switzerland, Austria and Czechoslovakia. Fires and reconstruction have reduced the number of these frescos but they still are to be seen concentrated in Garmisch, in southern Germany, west to the Passion Play and wood-carving town, Oberammergau, and east to Mittenwald, famed for its violin makers. WAS PIOUS AGE Many of the murnls, the products of a piou; _;ge, have a biblical theme. Some are literal interpretations of the Old Testament, with devils in a flaming hell and angels floating on pink and white clouds in a blue sky. Others portray patron saints like St. George and the dragon and some the occupations of the original owners, or a combination of the two, such as a beneficent patron saint smiling down on a hunter and two dairymaids. Despite exposure for 200 years, the colors of the frescos are bright and clear, with liberal amounts of rusty browns, warm violets, mellow greens, rosy reds, cobalt blues and rich yellows. The technique used by the artists literally sealed in the colors. They favored the north and east walls, eschewing southern walls with sunny exposure and western walls open to prevailing winds. In a region of heavy snowfalls, the roofs have wide overhangs, which also have helped to preserve the frescos. PRODUCED OWN STYLE .. Each community produced painters with styles so distinctive that today historians and other experts can identify paintings even if they aren't signed. Mittenwald is noted for its religious paintings. The three drawn to the attention of visitors depict the Saviour on the cross, the twelve apostles, and the murder of Holofrenes by Judith. The last is exceptional because of the play of light and shadow. Also highly regarded is the House of Pilote in Oberammergau. Around the windows and doors, the figures act out the drama and brutal guards leer from the walls. But the Oberammergau facade that delights children and adults most is the Hansel and Gretel House, which at one time was a wood carving school and now is an orphanage. Illustrations from children's stories cover the long front of the building and among the characters depicted are Red Riding Hood, Puss 'n Boots and Rumpelstil-skin. ADD BAROQUE TOUCH Those who couldn't afford to have the fronts of their homes completely embellished with paintings had curves and swirls arched around windows and doors to add a baroque touch to their simple stucco and timber homes. In addition to all of this street art and the magnificent mountain peaks above the towns, there is plenty to see and photograph, including on-ion-domed and steepled churches, town squares with fountains, buildings decorated with wrought iron and painted wooden statues. And there's plenty to do behind the heavy carved wooden doors. Hotels have a variety of restaurants, bars and night clubs for dancing. Shops sell the kinds of things tourists like to take home-pewter, antiques, wood carvings, music boxes, sports clothes and equipment, china, ceramics, copperware, lederhosen, knickers, long patterned socks and embroidered braces for cross-country buffs, loden jackets and embroidered dirndls. Restaurants serve typical local dishes of venison, veal, rump steak and roast oxen with plenty of mushrooms and dumplings. Pastries and other desserts are usually buried under a cloud of whipped cream. CAMROSE AND KILIAM AUCTION MARKETS STOCK COWS AND BRED HEIFERS AND BULLS 500 HEAD OF COWS AND HEIFERS EXPECTED 50 HEAD OF BULLS EXPECTED TUESDAY, FEB. 20th at 12 Noon KILLAM MARKET - Crossroads of Hiways 13 and 36 50 RUGGED MIXED COWS from one contributor. -Some have calves at foot. 20 BLACK ANGUS COWS bred to charolais bull 15 HEREFORD HEIFERS bred Al to Murray-Grey. 50 RED WHITE FACE and SHORTHORN CROSS HEIFERS bred to Black Angus bull - from Victor Schmaus of Bruce. .  These heifers are IBR vaccinated.  These heifers are good size and are in top condition, COMPLETE DISPERSAL OF 50 HEREFORD COWS BRED CHAROLAIS From L. Hagenson of Edgerton. BULLS 8 REGISTERED HEREFORD BULLS from Mr. Paul Kallal, of Tofield. These bulls will be semen tested. This is a great set of breeding bulls, 6 REGISTERED 2 YEAR OLD POLLED HEREFORD BULLS from Andy Toma of Vegrevifle. These are rising 2 year old bulls. Sire of these bulls is choice Gold Square 12-Z 2 CHAROLAIS BULLS - 2 and 3 years old. Biggest lift MONTREAL - Scandinavian Airlines is the major freight carrier to Finland, with a rapidly expanding volume of cargo between Montreal and Helsinki, according to Gene Dascher, SAS Area Manager, Cargo Sales and Services in Canada. Air Cargo traffic between Canada and Finland on SAS has shown a healthy development, particularly during the past year. On a revenue basis, SAS freight during the 12 months ending September 30, 1972 increased by 35 per cent eastbound from Canada .to Finland, and by 50 per cent from Finland westbound. NEW YORK - Arthur Hau-lot, Belgian High Commissioner for Tourism, has invited travelers to Europe to take advantage of "Belgium's Bonus Days," a new program that will welcome eligible visitors to Brussels with free sightseeing, entertainment, a room for a night in a top hotel, coupons for dininr; in select restaurants and other special treats - all with the compliments of the Belgian National Tourist Office. Residents of the United States and Canada qualify for the BBD offer when they make Brussels their first (or last) stop in Europe on a direct, scheduled trans-Atlantic flight, Mr. Hau-lot said. The program will be valid year - round, beginning March 1, 1973, and running through March 31, 1974. No minimum stay in Belgium is required. The BBD bonuses - worth altogether more than $60 - are described in a full - color, fully-detailed brochure, complete with BBD Certificate, and available free from travel agents. The Certificate may be exchanged in Brussels by eligible travelers for a book of coupons good for the BBD bonuses, including the following: -Free welcome and souvenir gifts -Free ticket to the opera, ballet, show, special event or other entertainment -Free city sightseeing in Brussels or Free motorcoach excursion through the ' elegant outskirts and forests to historic Waterloo -Free tramway sightseeing fun - something different -Freet bonus coupons worth 400 Belgian francs at select Brussels restaurants -Free room Saturday night (with Sunday breakfast) at a top Brussels hotel, if the traveler is a paying guest at the same hotel the previous night -Free visit to the Brewers House in the Grand'Place, free beer and handsome souvenir scroll of the Society of Noble Chevaliers au Fourquet. -Free guided tour of the Common Market, headquarters of the nine-nation European Economic Community -Free guided tour of the Musical Instruments Museum , -Free guided tour of the Royal Museum of Central Africa with its extraordinary collection of art, tools and weaponry -Up to 300 kilometers Free on an Avis car rental -Half-fare train excursions for visits and-or stopovers in Belgian art cities - Malines, Antwerp, Ghent, Bruges, Lou-vain, Liege, Namur and Bas-togne. Berlin offers Gentleman Pass for men travelling alone Passport Photos Candid Weddings - Picture Framing - Photo Supplies A. E. CROSS STUDIO Phone 328-0111 710 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-0222 For men travelling alone - tourists, businessmen, delegates to congresses and conferences -the Berlin Tourist Office has issued a Gentleman Pass. This handy guide to West Berlin has 40 pages with hints for shopping, sightseeing, a list of restaurants and nightclubs as well as tips for evening pleasure. For women on their own, the Berlin Tourist Office has a dainty Lady Pass which fits into every handbag. It contains hints for shopping, addresses of bah - dressers and beauty shops, antique shops, boutiques, etc. as well as for the dansants or the more rugged pastime of bowling. Besides the nightclub tour arranged by the Tourist Office, the Lady Pass also lists nightclubs that can be visited by ladies without an escort. If you don't care to go alone, there is the Lord Service, whose number is contained in the pass. The popular Berlin Holiday Pass is also issued to visitors booking a stay in Berlin through a travel agent. The 50 coupons donated by Berlin firms are valid until December 1973. KEYNOTE ADDRESS William D. Ruckelshaus, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will deliver the keynote address at the Family Camping Federation's third annual Camping Congress to be held at Nettles Island, Florida, Feb. 21-23. ACCOUNTANT REQUIRED BY FIRM OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS Must have 3 to 5 years experience and be able to prepare financial statement. Reply in writing to Box 136, Lethbridge Herald DENNIS STREBERG Lie. 010097 AUCTIONEERS KEN JACOBSEN Lie. 019037 OTTO STREBERG Lie. 010098 A mighty man was he - with a mighty thirst to match. His style? Lethbridge Old Style Pilsner! The beer big enough to quench a thirst that was hammered out of heat and fired in the forge. Beer slow-brewed and naturally aged for honest old-time flavour. Old Style Pilsner: you can't beat it! ^ TRADITION YOU CAN TASTE - FROM THE HOUSE OF LETHBRIDGE ;