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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 3, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta -Friday, July 3, 1770 THJ IETHBRIDGE HERALD 1J THERE'S LOTS OF FISH HEREI Fishermen are reporting excellent catches of Dolly Varden and trout in new Arrow reservoir behind Hugh Keenleyside Dam. This phofo was taken at Nakusp wharf. Record Fishing Season Seen In Arrow Reservoir Fishing in the Arrow reser- voir has been highly rew-ard- ijig this spring, and many vet- eran observers believe 1970 will go into the record books as one of the best fishing years in re- cent times. From Hugh Keenleyside Dam near Casllegar, all the way north to Revelstoke, the 145- mile long reservoir has been producing excellent catches of Rainbow trout, Dolly Varden, char and kokanee. Lacal residents are not the only ones to enjoy the spcrt. Construction of the Col u m b i a River Treaty dams by B.C. Hy- Browning Museum Shows Indian Art For Hie first time in the his tory of American Indian art a extensive collection of 57 majo contemporary works by 48 ou standing artists of the Souther Plains tribes has been assem bled1 for exhibition. Contemporary Southern Plain. Indian Art, organized by the In dian Arts and Crafts Board o the United States Departmen of the Interior, opened at th Museum of the Plains Indian i Browning, Montana, on June 1 and will continue through Sep- tember 1. This is the first com prehensive presentation to doc ument the development and oi versification of arts from on of the most important and in fluential regions of Indian art i 20th century America. Tribes o the Southern Plains region rep resented in the exhibition in elude the Cheyenne, Arapaho Caddo, Wich ita and Apache. RESERVATIONS and INFORMATION [Alt OTHER AIRLINES, TOO) PHONE 328-3000 R LAW8ON TRAVEL Marquis Hotel Bldq. IETHBRIDGE "SERVING IETHBRIDG.E SINCE 1957" Offices ConsHO'Coosf A 16 page catalogue has been published ,in conjunction with the exhibition, illustrating 18 of the works of ait represented in the exhibition, with a complete listing of the works comprising Hie exhibition and biographical entries for each of the artists represented. Priced at each, the catalogue was published by the Oklahoma Indian Arts and Crafts Co-operative, a non-prof- it organiz a t i o n of Southern Plains Indian artists. After the summer showing of Contemporary Southern Plains Indian Art in Montana at the Museum of the Plains Indian, the exhibition will begin a two year tour to other museums, galleries, and Indian commun- ities throughout the state of Ok- lahoma, under the auspices of the Oklahoma State Arts Coun- cil. dro has focused world wid> attention on the entire resei voi-r area. An important by product of the massive projec has been a greatly improver, system of roads, which made access to the area easiei and faster. Combine beautiful mountain and lakeside scenery with im proved access and good fish iK.g and you have a ccmbin ation that is sure to attract at tention and visitors. Typical of the wide interes were two fishing derbies held a Nakusp during May of this On May 10, 202 pounds of fish were checked in 'On the cfficia scales. Largest was a 12 pouii< 2 ounce Dolly Varden boated by Alphonse Guidon of Nakusp. A seconf fishing derby, spon sored by the Nakusp Conserve tion Association, was held on May 31. Eighty one entries some of them from as far awa; as Colville, Washington, and 1' of them juniors, brought in 232 pounds of fish. Largest was a 10 pound 6 ounce Dolly caugh by Rcbbie DuMont, of Nakusp A. G. (Bud1) Brown, Co-user v a t i o n Association publicity chairman, and patrolman in the Arrow Lakes power district says anglers from Calgary Fruitvale, Trail, Seattle and Col- ville have launched their boats at Nakusp during the past few weeks. Most of them were success- ful in boating fish. Most of them agreed they'd he back likely bringing a few friends with them! Oronsay Sails In September On Discover Pacific Cruise P and 0 Lines' 28.000 ton Oronsay sails on a two-month Discover the Pacific holiday in September. The Orient will be attired in autumn colors when Orcn say calls at Yokohama for a four- day overland tour of Japan, and sails out cf Kobe for two-and- a-half days in Hong Kong and a day-and-a-half in Singapore. Spring will greet the ship at rremantle, Adelaide, Mtlbourne Sydney (for a four-day Auckland, Suva and Paio Pago. There are stops In Honolulu wth ways. The tour in Japan features Tokyo, Kamakura, Hakone, Od- avrara, Kyoto and Kobe. All ours are fully escorted. In addition to the regular tops en the itinerary, a series optional tours are available: three days in Bangkok with ac- commodations at the Siam In- tercontinental Hotel; Dubbo in Australia's backyard; an Aus- tralian bush barbecue; and three days in New Zealand, with tours in Auckland, Waikato. Rc- torua, Whakarewarewa, Para- dise Valley and Hamilton. All the adventure of ths Ori- ent and South Pacific is min- gled with days and nights at sea aboard (lie Orcnsay. She sails from Vancouver Septem- ber 3. Round trip fares, includ- ing shore excursions and ac- commodations in Japan and Sydney, start at Tourist Class, and First. Reservations can be made now through travel agents or at any P and 0 oficc. LONG Aluminum was used in mak- ng pottery in Iraq more than years ago. For Summer Fun CORTINA 75-50 PE ER MONTH So Little Paid For So Much! ilh AYINUE 1 JTREIT, 1M SUUT i M AVENUE, UTHIMDGI, ALBERTA New Camper Breed Likes Pampering The thousands of Canadi a n campers who head for the high- ways each year are demanding getting a new look in campground facilities. No longer the exclusive realm of outdoor sportsmen ind wil- derness buffs, camping now at- tracts young families as well as retired couples, weekend sight- seers as well as cross coun- try travellers. And a growing number of them are looking for luxury in the great outdoors. World Tourism, Slioivs Big Rise NASSAU, Bahamas an estimated 153 million foreign ;ourist arrivals were recorded in the different countries of the world in 1969, an increase of eight per cent over the Ml mil- lion registered in 1968. Caribbean resort destinations showed a 16 per cent increase in international tourist arrivals ,n 1969 over 1968. Bahamas Tourism Director S. N. Chib, an IUOTO official pointed out that visitors to the Bahama Islands in 1969 were up more than 24 per cent over 1968. Among (hose who vacation in Canada's more than pro- vincial and privately owned Campgrounds the cry is lor more space, more services, more recreational attractions. One franchised system of pub- lic campgrounds has recognized and is filling, the needs of to- day's new breed of camper. KOA Canada, Ltd., based in Calgary, Alberta, began a year ago to build a Canadian net- work of top quality, de 1 u x e campgrounds designed for tra- vellers who camp. In developing facilities which pamper the camper it has set new high standards for private c a m p- operation. One of these can be found at Christ i n a Lake, B.C. Like KOA Ka'mp grounds throughout the U.S., they will provide spotless restrooms with free hot showers, coin oper- ated laundry facilities, stores stocked with staples and sundries among their basic con- veniences. Canada's new KOAs offer recreational attractions appropriate to the area in which they are located such as lake or pool swimming, boating, fish- ing- and hunting. Overnight campsite rates av- erage per vehicle and two persons; 25 cents for each additional person. Festival Of Kerry Folk Pageant Highlight A highlight of the Festival of Kerry (August 29 to September 3 this year) is an Irish folk 'Coach Master' Ticket To Tour Britain By Bus The newly-introduced "Coach Master" ticket offers visitors to Britain one of the best travel bargains available. Eight days' unlimited travel on the country- wide bus system for only for a child under 15. Britain's network of bus ser- vices reaches into almost every corner of the country. Extend- ing from the north of Scotland to Land's End, from wesl Wales to East Anglia, it takes more than vehicles to op- erate (he schedules. Bus routes and services in Bri- tain are as varied as they are numerous but, with a very few exceptions, "Coach Master" is accepted on them all. From a city-to-city express to an after- noon sightseeing excursion, the whole gamut of bus travel is available under this convenient open-ticket scheme. Obtainable from travel agents throughout Canada, "Coach Master" makes getting about Britain really easy and. above all, cheap. pageant called Siamsa (pro- nounced staged each evening during the festi- val at the Ashe Theater in Tra- lee. Admission is a dollar. Traditional Irish music, song and dance evolved from a way of life in Ireland that has now passed in an age when Irish was the spoken language of the country. Crafts that have large- ly died the (listening' of a cottage roof, the flailing cf a sheaf of corn, (he honing of a scythe, the making cf a butter the dances and the occupational music and song that are the bases of Si- amsa. The pageant Is presented by Siamsa Na Riochta, a national- ly renowned cabaret group. To the music of harp, pipes, flute and fiddle, and dressed in color- ful native costume, the artists weave their intricate mime dances around one-time famil- iar scenes. An interesting two day event in July (4th and 5th) is the Wicklow Game Fair at Bel- In addition to various tri- als and competitions, there will be displays on game rearing (a thousand pheasants from one to six weeks predator con- trol, -ornamental game birds and wild fowl, deer In their nat- ural habitat, and others. Former Sunk. Residents Invited 'Home' The invitations to Saskatche- wan's Homecoming '71 are ready to go but they won't be mailed until September. They were originally scheduled to go out in May. The change in plans came about When the threatened postal strike made it impos- sible to start the week-long mailing on schedule because the possibility that it would be interrupted. The resultant over- lap with the summer holiday period, considered a poor mail- ing time, has forced a delay until fall. The former residents who will receive the invitations are in for a delightful surprise. In contrast lo the usual official invitations, these are out-sized brochures gaily decorated with a multi-colored montage of bal- loons, cartoon characters and a spritely .commentary. Their envelopes bear the bright orange address labels filled oul by a friend or relative in Sask- atchewan. always have always will' 1 ;