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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 IE1HBRIDGE HERAIO Ftitlciy, June 5. 1970 Will Welcome Each year IJ since lOIti, lovers of the arts from all parts of the world have converged on Edinburgh for the annual international fes- tival. They will be coming again this'year (August a to September but five weeks before that event the beautiful Scuttish capital will be welcom- ing many thousands of sports enthusiasts. 'I' h e y will he arriving to watch athletes from about -K) countries competing in the ninth Urilish Commonwealth Games, a sporting festival sec- ond in importance only to the Olympic Games. Edinburgh has been careful- ly preparing for this big event fur a long time, and competi- tors and visitors will find out- standing new facilities await- Banff-Jasper Get Oivn On Tape from sunup to sundown, sev-! quisitc lakes SLIM! awesome gia-, en (lavs a week, rain or shine, I ders. As a matter cf fact, each Geor'e Dorsev joins carloads time their words are precisely of vacationers'in Banff National! the For the comments on; Park to provide information tiie two parks are on pre-rec-j about the impressive 2.5B4 orded tape. j square mile wilderness. Just to; Hie whole idea, is to enable j the north, in jalopies, con- the spiralling number of visit-! veriibles shinv late models and ing motorists m the wildlife an occasional hct rod. Bob Max-; sanctuaries to learn about what well shares his knowledge, con- i they are viewing right irom j cerninB the significant features the cornier! cf their p r i v at e of Jasper cr rented vehicles. The guided Even though both guides have presentations, called CCI Autc. made the hip along the west- Tape Tours, involve a pa-table Floating Restaurant Iu< Sydney A S500.COO floating restaurant, the Captain James Cook, has ex-' even- ear. All the driver has to j C'S'" i do to srachronize the recorded' seating i remarks with the passim; seen- i The building incorpoi ates i erv is keep at a suggested separate (living and tea-hmg pools, and there is an eight ing Ihem when they arrive for the Games, which are being I held from July 16 to 25. Five of Ihe nine the opening ceremony will t a k e place only 1'ii miles east of Ihe heart of the city at the magnificent new Meadowbank Sports Centre This cost (SG and incorporates an athletics stadium with an eight-lane all- weather track: full field events facilities; a 250-metre (820 feet) track in African hardwood for (he cycling events; three multi- purpose sports halls; and. out- side the main stadium, train- ing facilities, an all-weather pitch, tennis courts, and prac- tice areas for field events and sprinting. The main stadium s seating capacity for the Games will he 30.000. A mile from Meadowbank and situated near Arthur's Seat hill in Hollyrood Park which gives superb views over the the just com pletcd Royal Commonwealth The swimming and diuns events will take place the e and competitors will find standing facilities in a building which cost million (more than S4 million Canadian) iCeed, and shut off the rent ed equipment whenever Bob or George make the request. The rental tape plaver arxl i cassette are obtained" at the j ra'T m Moo Shop or Post Cards and land's 24B competitors cotnpii- Slides Shop in Banff, and in the the largest team. Those seafer rowing tank for coach- ing rowing crews. Tile contingents this year will Maligne Building in Jasper. become a major tourist attrac- tion in Sydney, Aust The Captain Cook Custard Pie _ ouriii atuttu- i Sydney, Australia. Championships }k restaurant i .igeous British navigator whose exploration and possession of Australia's east coast in 1770 is the subject of multi-million dollar bi-centcnory celebrations throughout Australia this year. Sydney's first floating restau- rant, the Captain Cook, is an- chored on the foreshore of Rose Bay, one of the many beautiful bays in Sydney Harbor. The restaurant specializes in seafoods: oysters, prawns, lob- sters, crab and some of the most delicious fish found in Australian waters barramun- di and John dory. Gourmet steaks nnd duck are other spe- cialties. FRAME STYLES FROM AROUND-THE- WORLD Slated June (i The World Custard P i e Championships mil again be staged at Coxheath, near Maidstone in Kent, on June 6. And this year there will also be a special title for womens teams. Points are scored by di- rect hits these must strike squarely on the face and .near misses. The cham- pionship rules declare that pies should not be raised above shoulder height and no compensation can be awarded to an onlooker de- liberately or accidentally daubed with pie filling. The contest will be watch- ed by "judges well versed in the art of custard pie throwing and "account will be taken of wind velocity, danger to onlookers, and the general fitness of contestants to cope with pies flying at high speeds." Maidstone. a town with many old buildings is 36 I miles south east of London. BONUS PHOTO, Newest thing to happen to your color snapshots! OVER WORTH OF WALLET PRINTS EXTRA! Ge[ tfiis, indpstKxfiefs love to sharp rolor nrmls! leave your next roll cr cartridge of siposed Kcoacolor film Mth us for BONUS PHOTO regular print. Makes sharing easy! square-size tilm 126. 127. REMFMBER. WE'RE HEADQUARTERS FOR QUALITY PROCE TERRY BIAND'S PHOTOGRAPHY 710 3rd Avenue S. Plmna 327-2673 BOYD'S PHARMACY LTD. 1644 Mayor Magrath Drivs Phono 320-3760 SKELTON'S PRESCRIPTION PHARMACY LTD. 424 Mayor Mngraih Drive Phone 328-3565 STUBBS PHARMACY LTD 1506 9lh Avenue S. Phone 328-5512 WESTMINSTER DRUG LTD. Shoppino Plazo Phone 328-7833 comins from overseas range from Canada (197) and Aus- tralia through New Zea- land (80) and Kenya to Fiji (7) and Gambia British European which has been appointed offi- cial carrier in Britain for the Games, is preparing for in- creased travelling around Scot- land by overseas visitors dur- ing the event. Flight frequency between Londsn and Edinburgh will exceed 100 a week this summer aixl the airline also serves 12 other Scottish air- ports, from Glasgow, Campbell- town and tslcy to the Orkneys and the Shetland Islands, and irom Aberdeen to the Outer Hebrides. BOY, THAT TASTES GOOD! A family of Big Horn Sheep makes a casual visit to Ihe Information Centre at Waterlon Lakes National Park. Junior is a bit thirsty after bis trek down the mountain-side while Mom and Dad gran: nonchalantly along the busy highway. _- ______________-Walter KerberJ-hok Tips For The Traveller "Is a cruise awfully lonely if j But generally speaking travel-1 panies that would teke you don't have a ers are getting more casual Here's Air France Ups Flights To Antilles A i r France will maintain twice as manv to the ind Depends on how susceptible a woman is to long starry nights says the Trans Pacific Passenger Conference. Cruise staffs go all out these days to keep plenty of group activities going on at all hours. But if you don't care much for fun and games (which do help to keep your mind occupied) you'd probably be happier choosing a "crossing" rather than a full roundtrip cruise. "Why do some ships have an SS before their name and oth- ers an MS or an All ini- tials before a ship's name stand to j for the type of power that moves the ship. SS, for instance Caribbean through spring summer season, compared Since April 12. Ah- France has I means steamsliip; MS is. motor operated four flights per week I ship; MV, motor vessel. But to Guadeloupe and Martinique there is also QSS (quadruple from New York connecting with i screw RMS (Royal frnm Mnnlroal anrl Mall TS (turbine TSS (tnrbiiie TV (turbine a.nd NS (nu- clear flights from Montreal Toronto. This increase, like the up-to- nine flights weekly during the winter season, has been made possible with the increase in hotel capacity in the French i Antilles. Air France aiso maintains its weekly Caribbean from Miami. about planning ahead. ou pann Two months is usually suffi- ed this recent letter: cient time to reserve space However, keep in mind that Overseas Line, 311 California minimum priced accommoda- St., San Francisco 91104, oper- tions always sell out first. If ating monthly sailings on Chi- that's what you want, it's never too early to book. "Is it possible to look over ships when in port with an eye toward traveling on them some- Definitely, and it's an excel- lent way to decide what ships you want to travel on. To ar- range a ship visit, ask your Travel Agent or call the pas- senger department of the line involved. There's no charge, but you'll probably need a pass. "I'd like to take a freighter trip, but being a paraplegic I've been refused passage. Am perfectly healthy otherwise. Know of any shipping com- "How far ahead do you havi to make steamship reserva Used to be a year. Matter of tiiL.u.13 i flights i fact, it still is, for the major I cruises that repeat every year. LOW ECONOMY AIR FARES TO EUROPE JUST A FEW EXAMPLES OF THE MANY: 14''28 day individual economy excursion Fare LOW SEASON for up to May 31 or Aug. 10 to March 1971. HIGH SEASON for June 1 to Aug. 9 day individual economy excursion Fare MID SEASON for departures up lo May 31 Aug. 10 to Oct. 31 HIGH SEASON for departures June 1 to Aug. 9 5410 Even lower fares available to Glasgow and Manchester Children under J2 travel for half the adult fare on nil flights. Low individual economy fares available Calgary London return. BE SURE TO SEE THE A.M.A. ABOUT IHE MANY OTHER EUROPEAN DESTINATIONS! ALL INQUIRIES A.M.A. WORLD TRAVEL SERVICE 903 3rd AVE. S. PHONE 328-1771 11 Celebrities ay Return ToSask.In'71 A month-long promotion to advertise Saskatchewan Home, coming '71 in the western Uni- ted States and Canada has been completed. Irvin and Diane Krceker, who L left Regina April 1 in a van with 'Saskatchewan Homecom- ing '71'. painted on the sides, have returned home after trav- elling mile; aixl visiting twelve states and two prov- j inces. "The rcspoiae to the news of i our Homecoming '71 celebra- lions was, without exception, j enthusiastic." Mr. Krceker said, j "I am sure that we can expect I to tee a broad representation of people from the western states and provinces at the '71 reuni.: I i party." Among the likeh visitors will ibe bandleader Mart Keray, j W. 0. Mitchell and artist Robert i Hurley, three well-known ex- residents contacted personally by (he Kroekers. All three celebrities indicated ..a keen interest in Homecoming '71 and said (hey would make a p o i of trying to be liere for (he celebrations, Mr. Kroeker said. Mr. Hurley, a resident of Su- therland for 30 years, now lives in Victoria: Mr. Mitchell ofj creator cf '.lake and .The Kid.' lives in Calgary: and i Mart Kenny whose band played in Itcgina throughput 1934-35, i has rciired to Mission City, B.C. Mr. Kenny indicated that, i although he no longfr accepts bandleading engagements, be i would make an exception tor j Homecoming '71, i e's how the Trans-Pacific ___ Passenger Conference answer- "Your best bet is the Orient nese ships accommodating 124 passengers to Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Orient Over- seas operates "cargoliners which carry considerably more passengers than the usual freighters thus, also a doc- tor. "You're much better off on a liner, though, where you can depend on elevators, plenty of handrails, and level entrances at the doors. (If it's a question of price, simply ask for a sail- ing when the minimum rate is Keep in mind also that you're required, freighter or liner, to have a traveling companion who can look after you." New Campinobile Tours KLM Offer Reflecting KLlPs major at- tempt, lliis year, to develop new markets in Canada, Dutch Airliras) offers tliii, summer a low priced de- camping program frnin Amsterdam. The airline hopes to tap two new markets will] the pro- 1111: firstly llic fast growing ,'outli market and secondly the i I market of Irailer-campsrs in Cancda. Camping is in TO' fmpmubiles, which come coni- nlc ely equipped with camp- ni( gear. sink, icebox closets, r ch campmnbile can sleen up to six. nr four adults and three children. offered a similar pack- age from New York last year will, encouraging success. The jvice this year is S395. from Mont real (or three weeks out- side Hie pt'ak season, before June 1 and after August 30. During the peak the price is Both prices are based on four people using the camp- mabile. The camping program offers 18 departures from Mon- treal. Cruise Season Of Cargo Liner Is Announced Rcyal Netherlands Steamship Compan.v lias announced that 21 identical 13-day cruises will be offered during ths 1970 rn i-ie seamen cf the cargo-type liner m. s. Primes JJargariet silling in the Dutch V.'est Indies Passenger Service, starting Jan. 9.' The announcement was made through Holland-America Line Agencies, Inc.. general agents for Royal Netherlands Steamship Company. Although a cargo-type of ves- sel the Prinses Margriet offers "first class" accommodations with a capacity of just over 100. All cabins are outside with pri- vate bath and the ship is fully air-conditioned and stabilized. Each of the cruises will de- part from New York every oth- er Friday with calls being made at Oranjcstad, Aruba; Willemslad, Curacao; La Gtiaira, Venezuela and Port of Spain. Trinidad. Minimum rates for the cruises begin at S510 and range up to a maximum of in tile oi'f season while in season rates wiil start at with a maxi- mum of 5765. All gratuities on board are included in tile rates. KLM Offers Inslanl Secretaries! KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is offering a unique secretar- ial sercice for iravelling busi- nessmen in co-operation with International Secretaries Ltd. in Holland. The organization offers in- stant secretarial help in twelve different languages. Secretaries will await their temporary employers on ar- rival at Amsterdam Interna- national Airport, pencil and shorthand pad in hand. They are all carefully selected. In most cases the work they are expected to do is of a confi- dential nature and requires fast and accurate handling. Taking dictation, letter writing, translations, inter- preting, taking minutes of meetings and all other high- level secretarial activities are among their abilities. Delhi Hotel Has Look I And New Rates Dutch Open New Toronto Tourist Base TORONTO Traveling Ca- nadians are going to be wooed vigorously by the Dutch now that their tourist promot i o n people have set up a new base of operations in Toronto. Onco Leebaert. iN'orft Amer- ican Director of the Nether- lands National Tourist Office, has announced the appointment of a new Regional Manager for Canada, Robert Al of Haarlem, Holland, and the opening of a new office in a panorama-view suite in the Royal Trust Tower Building in Toronto's Dominion Centre. Following six months of ex- tensive renovation, the Oberoi Maiden Hotel in Delhi, India, has reopened and announced new rates. All rooms are now completely air conditioned, with wall-to-wall carpeting, tel- ephone, four radio channels and new bathrooms. The hotel has installed a new discotheque, a I Musketeer Bar, a French-style j restaurant and a coffee shop i which extends into the garden for open air service. The swim- I ming pool has also been redone. i New rates for rooms with bath are from to sin- gle, to S11.50 10 per cent for service and tax. Group rates ar'e single, twin. ADVENTURE HOLIDAYS HIKING CYCLING IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES July and Aug., 1970 CYHA 45S 12th St. N.W. CALGARY 41, Altn. It's happening in Alberta JUNE-JULY June 6 Yauxhall Rodeo Vauxhall June 10 Hand Hills Stampede June 12 Brooks Kinsmen Rodeo June 12-13 Lake McGregor Race Meet Milo July 1 Bassano Rodeo Bassaho July 1 Raymond Stampede Raymond Race Meet July 4-5 Olds County Fair Olds Rodeo July 9-18 Calgary Stampede Calgary July 11-12 Forl Macleod Stampede Fort Macleod July 23-25 Lelhbridge District Lethbridge Exhibition Rodeo July 30- Medicine Hat Exhibition Medicine Hat August 1 Stampede Keep this lisl for handy reference. Laboffs ALBERTA BREWERY LIMITED ;