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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 30, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Festival Canada has wide program OTTAWA Street festivities, an anliquc car parade, sport- ing competitions, aid open-air concerts arc part of a host of colorful events and a feeling of holiday excitement that invade Ottawa as Canada's capital celebrates i t s sec' d annual Festival Canada. The July program starts with a fireworks display and vari- ety show on Parliament Hill and countries with many other activities each day until the end of the month. New guide to British pubs sights A brand-new BTA publica tion "Egon Ronay's guide To Pubs And Tourist Sights In Britain 1972" has iust been released in Canada. It is now available from all leading book stores. More than Canadians will holiday in Britain durin; 1972 and judging by recent BTA surveys, visiting Hie pubs touring the great sights will bi high on their list of "musts." Certainly, they are not goinj to be disappointed: Britain i crammed with intercslinL places to visit and beautifu things to see. And with rnor than pubs to choose from the nearest pint can never b far away! NOISY LEAF The Indians called tremblin aspen "noisy leaf" because th leaves trembled with the sligh est breeze. Try Before You Buy UP TO 30-DAY TRIAL ON YOUR DOCTOR'S RECOMMENDATION MAICO SMITH-JONES HEARING AID SERVICE RIPLEY OPTICAL 618 3rd Ave. S. Phono 328-5447 Tlie city's ultra-modern Na- onal Arts Centre (NAC) plays key role in all the fun and ach of the Centre's three thc- res boats a Iwavy schedule events. Launching the Festival on une 30 will be a completely ew production of Mozart's op- Cos i Kan Tutte, conducted y Mario Patricia 'ells, Rosalind Elias, Gwen- nn Little, John Stewart, Allan lonk and Ara Berberian will ing the major roles (in Eng sh) during the five perform nces on June 30, July 3, C, 8 nd 10. Last year's successful pro- uction of Mozart's, The Mar iage Of Figaro, is being re ealed on July 25, 27 and 2! inder the direction of Marl Bernard! and John Leberg. Britain's outstanding Yount ic Company makes its Nort' American debut on July 3 wit wo productions from its cm ent repertoire. The two play until July 15. The NAC orchestra, describe >y a New York critic after it New York debut in Februar 'one of the brightest jewel of the entire wi e three concerts beginnin July 4. The first, conducted b Mario consists c works celebrating the bicentei nial of Mozart's visit to Mil a 1772. Malcolm Frager guest pianist. On July 19, Sir Michael Ti pett takes over the baton a performance of his own woi A Child of Our wii Heather Harper, soprano. An on July 28 Mario Bernard! co ducts a program of contempo ary work. The highly-acclaimed Royal Winnipeg Ballet, one of the highlights of last year's Festi- val, returns on July 12 to 15. On July1 20, visitors can share an 'evening in Vienna' with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. Oscar Peterson, on July 2, and Van Clibufn on July 22, .are among a number of popular and classical artists who will perform. Other NAC festivities include musical comedy, chamber mu- sic, a cabaret-style review, ex- perimental theatre, poetry readings and exhibits of various kinds. RAGING TORRENT The Fraser River psurs through Hell's Gate at 200 million gal- lons per minute in full flood. A spectacular view may be sssn from the Airtram, Ihe only aerial tramway which descends to its destination- Mighty Fraser in flood rare view for B.C. visitors AROUND THE WORLD 'LUXURY AIR CRUISE7 from Calgary 20th January, 1973 31 DAY TOUR 4 Continents and 9 Countries VisilJhg Venezuela, Brazil, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, India, Thailand and Hong Kong SPECIAL FEATURES Your own private DC Jet All Daylight Flights Travel at a luxurious and leisurely pace 66 Ibs. baggage allowance In flight gourmet foods Unusual around the world itinery Carefully planned schedule of sight-seeing World's greatest holels used Tours own medical doctor at your service Book Now Deposit of per person required A.M.A. World Travel Service 903 3rd Ave. S. IETHBRIDGE ALL INQUIRIES WELCOME! Office open Monday thru Saturday 9 a.m. lo 5 p.m. Free Parking at Rear of Building BOSTON BAR, B.C. This month and next afford travel- lers along the Trans Canada Highway through British Col- umbia's Fraser Canyon a rare- ly-equalled opportunity to view one of the world's great mael- stroms. The mighty 'Fraser River is in full flood, and wafer from all this vast catch basin is rouring through Hell's Gate with virtually unprecedented volume and violence. Canada's westernmost prov- ince has almost ten per cent of the entire fresh water run- off of the world, and when one considers that the Fraser River system drains roughly one- quarter of the province, it is hard to conceive of the gallon- age passing through the thirty- five-yard-wide constriction that ias been termed, aptly, Hell's late. The previous recorded high was 200 million gallons per minute current volume :ould be even higher. DELUGE UNLEASHED British Columbia experienced perhaps the heaviest overall snowfall in history last winter, and this, coupled with an un- believably late and sudden spring, is unleashing an im- mense deluge throughout mosl of the rivers of this mountain- ous province. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Fraser River system. The Fraser it self originates not far from Mount Robson, highest peak in ;he Canadian Rockies, on the Yellowhead Highway just of Jasper. A 'major tributary the Thompson, lias two source North Thompson starts just south of the source of the Fraser but flows southward rather lhan westward; the South Thompson system starts in the Monashee Mountain west of the Arrow Reservoir and flows through a chain lakes including mighty Shu swap, before joining the Nort Thompson at Kamloops. Anoth er major tributary of the Fras or is the Nechako, which drain much of the mountain and pla teau country west of Princ George, and joins ttie Fraser i the heart of that mid-Britis Columbia city. A natural outcropping on bot sides of the craggy canyon wa created Hell's Gate unknow years ago but the thought-1 just gazing thoughtfully dow Icssness or carelessness of man contributed to the violent spec-1 tacle, in 1913, when crews blast- ing a road bed for the Cana- dian Northern Railroad (now the Canadian National) dumped tons of rock into the channel immediately above the natural outcropping. Within a few years, it became apparent that he Fraser's priceless salmon un was being decimated by the dditional turbulence of Hell's jate, and much of the man- iade devastation was subse- uently removed. Then, in 1945, le International Pacific Sal- mon Fisheries Commission eol- aborated in the construction of n elaborate and fascinating ishways to enable the belea- gured salmon to get past the Jell's Gate. TRAMWAY The Trans Canada Highway lasses 500 feet above the river it tin's point, and for many 'ears only the very hardy have iraved the long, steep walk hat zig-zags its way down the anyon wall. However, in mid- summer last year, a twin aerial tramway was opened to the public affording at once an easy glide both down and up :he canyon wall and a specta- cular view of Hell's Gate from directly overhead. Substantial >aved parking has been pro- vided on both sides of the busy lighway, with a pedestrian overpass providing safety and uninterrupted traffic flow. Passengers can stay down at the bottom as long as they like strolling across the fisher- ies' footbridge, browsing through the souvenir shop, munching hamburgers in the coffee bar, touring the impres- sive fisheries displays or into the maelstrom. The retu fare is S2.00 for adults rates for children. African tour offered by JAL Fdday, June 30, 1972 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD 15 FEW BOOKS Between 1643 and 1814, a total i spme titles were pub- ished in Norway. Japan Air Lines Is offering i first African 21-day rogram called 1972 East Afri- a in conjunction with Tra- elworld's Jelset Adventures or a low London is the first stop, after elting from New York on JAL the Oriental atmosphere lat'.s made the airline famous, 'here are two days to see the indmarks in this charming -orld centre Buckingham >alace, the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey. On the fifth day you leave Condon for Nairobi, Kenya's odern capital with its hougan- Ziilulaiicl wilderness courses The African Wilderness Lead- ership School, a non-profit or- ;anization founded by Ian Play- er, chief conservator of Zulu- and for the Natal, South Afri- ca, Parks Board, offers North Americans courses throughout :he year based on cost out of New York City of U.S. :or 12 days. The price, in addition to air transportation from New York to Durban via South African Airways, includes land trans- portation, school fees, lodging and two days of sightseeing. Mr. Player is the older broth- er of the world-faums golfer Gary Player. viHia-lined streets. There are two free days to discover the city's unique appeal, or visil its nearby wildlife preserves or the Masai tribesmen. In Tanzania you'll travel to Arusha, most important city in the northern part of the coun try; spend a night at Tarangire National Park; and have a free day to visit scenic Lake Manyara or Ngorongoro Crater Nestled feet at the too cl Mt. Kilimanjaro i s Kibo where there's another free da> for admiring the mountain scenery. Back in Kenya, the toui visits Tsavo National Park largest in the country and notec for its large herds of elephants then returns to Nairobi fo three additional days of sight- seeing. The 1972 East Africa Tour depar's fiom isx'.v Yo csci Tuesday tiu'ough November 28. LARGEST BILL The bill is the largest de- nomination of United States cur- rency now being issued. CAN CUT FOOD BILLS! Do the way restaurants do, and you'll save a lot of money on your food bills! In the July issue of Reader's Digest, an experienced restaurateur anc two profess ional butchers show you how! How lo save up to 20 per cent on meats How to cook inexpensive cuts of beef. How to plan meala imaginatively. And how to shop in more than one super market. Find out how you can provide, your family witl balanced, ii'itrltious and pleasing meals and have money left over! Read WAY! TO SAVE MONEY ON MEALS one of 34 articles and in the July Reader's Digest Pick up your copy today! NORTH TO ALASKA EPARTURE jgvst 12 SEE Skcgway, Dawson Cily, f a i r banks. Whit ehcrse. Prince Rupert, Jasper and more. INCLUDES Per- ryliner rail and coach fare nighlly accomodations slghlseeing and mufh days 15 fun filled As low CALIFORNIA DISNEYLAND DEPARTURES By deluxe highway eruiier Sept. 9 and Oct. 7 I Disneyland, Los An- gel Hollywood, San Francisco, Diego, Ti- jucna, Mex'co, Las Vegas, Sail Lake Cily and more, INCLUDES: Transportation, n i g h t ly occomodatton, sightseeing in oil majoi I os Vegos bonu: H "-neighbour party one more. ESCORTED 15 fun filled cays. Ai low as For fREf Brochure Call Your Travel Agent or: 424-7626, evgi. 454-2987 207 Kresge Bldg. Edtnanlon, Alia. FEEDERS FARMERS WELDERS HANDYMEN HOMEOWNERS We carry a complete stock of STEEL IN FIATS ANGUS CHANNELS BEAMS WIDE FIANCES RAILS ROUNDS SQUARES PLATES SHEETS RECTANGULAR AND SQUARE TUBING REINFORCING STEEL WIRE MESH PIPE GALORE FOR FENCE POSTS CLOTHESLINE POLES CARPORT COLUMNS OR FOR ANY OTHER USE YOU MAY HAVE. TONS TO CHOOSE FROM Bring in your (ruck and load up at bargain prices We also deliver locally Bring in your scrap ilecl cast iron batteries radiators topper brass and get tho best trade value ever We also pay cash! VARZARI IRON LTD. STEEL YARD LOCATION 2808 2nd Ave. N. SCRAP LOCATION 3402 2nd Ave. N. 'Biggest little church in world' at Drnmheller Dubbed the "biggest little church in the Ihe quaint Chapel of Meditator, stands on the edge of lire Dinosaur Trail, four mites west of Drumheller, Alberts. It measures only seven feel by 12 feet, and accommod.iu's a maximum of six worship- pers at one lime. A feature for visitors is a scl of taped recordings of prayers for a variety of re- ligious faiths. INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD, ESTABLISHED 1911 Lower Floor 517 4lh Ave. 5. Phone old style his style 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 LETHBH1DGE Eaton's Great 1.49 Day Coming Tues., July 4th! Watch For it! Wait For It! Check Monday's Paper For The Big Full Page Announcement! ;