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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Jg THS lETHBRIDGt HERALD Motth 1971 Historic city marks 1900th birthday YearIons carnival at York Aerof lot train hostesses TransSiberian service is celebrat ing the 1900th aniversary ol its founding by the Romans with a yearlong Roman carni val throughout the whole of Ihe bad Flags ov skylines slide Six Trms brund Ten ye cept in i a blend bon Texas m had onci Texas ra Since cated m and Fort m size i is visi lion fun Six Fl never h a employees Some the Confederacy and the Urn ment 500 hosts and mostly college give i the Park its special personal f eXOrCSS tO Withdrawn i U The citys festivities consist of 12 months of spectacular events and attractions well worth going to Costing an estimated they include visits by the British Royal Bal Sadlers Wells five symphony orchestras including a performance by the Halle Orchestra and and the T Koyal Guest arances will be made by internationally famed mu ns as Andres John ams and John with icrial recttal at the end of ch by Victoria de los An A recreation of the Battle a Marston Moor at the nearby ely home of Castle Howard to be a popular at tion in whilst folk band con the Lord Ma s a spectacular Roman funeral pro a major military tat the world archery cham iships and a golf moment will highlight the Other sporting activities include horse mo events and an exhibition tch of rugby will also be costume an Edwardian and of lesser ut the main feature in this of festivity will be the form of a vast open air geant play in the grounds of Marys It will have ast of several hundred local lateur actors and will reflect the important changes of long En December the York Musi 1 Society will bring the an ersary year to a fitting con ision with a performance of Uriels Messiah in the mag ricent nave of York York Minster is the chief Dry of the and one of jropes most famous Gothic The first church was wooden building erected in D6Z7 for the baptism of King dwin of Northumbria after conversion to present the fifth be built on the took 250 jars to build and was com in York Minster is imed throughout the world for s superb stained glass 120 of all periods from ne 12th to the 16th the very beautiful Five Sisters in the north and the great east which covers an area f square feet and is prob ibly the largest window of me lieval colored glass in the The city of York was found ed in the year 71 by the Roman 3overnor of Quintus Petilius Cerealis and soon be oame the most important mili ary and political centre in the I British Even before the Romans it was a caled Caer which the Romans renamed This was soon shortened to then called by the Vikings Bora which became York is Britains second city m ceremonial precedence with the Lord Mayor and Archbish op second only to London and If the House ol York had won the Medieval Wars of the it might be the home of the Royal Probably the most famous of the ancient House of York was Richard One of Britains finest his toric with medieval narrow cobbled picturesque overhanging build York is one of the best Air hostesees from Aeroflot Soviet Airlines are undergoing training at the moment for ser vice on board Scandinavian Airlines DC8 Super Fans which wil inaugurate the Trans Siberian Express April The new linking Copenhagen and Tokyo via will cut some four hours and miles off the preserved cities of northern Europe to mark anniversaries if the best EastWest Great Cir in the whole cle snort cul Operating in SAS and Aeroflot will each provide weekly Under terms of the agree ment between the two three Aeroflot hostesses will serve among the cabin crew on the SAS TransSiberian Ex press while three SAS cabin attendants will perform sim ilar duties on the Soviet ser As Europe has sevj eral anniversary celebrations this year to add to the con stant stock of Some of these special events Britain City of Yorks Throughout the year are events ranging through folk dancing to art exhibits and From May Rich mond Castle in marks its 900th an niversary with medieval pag One g r o u p of a dozen Aero flot air hostesses is attending the SAS Air Hostess CoUege at for fam iliarization with SAS cabin ser vice catering meal and beverage sales on and other A second group will also attend the weeklong SAS cabin attendants are studying with Aeroflot in Moscow this No explanations The Norwegian Nobel Com mittee never explains its choice for the Nobel Peace It simply announces to whom the prize has been awarded and specifies the amount of tha prize Joint program of cruise and fly vacations Holland America Line and German Atlantic Line which is represented by Holland Am erica Line Tnc are jointly offering a program of 21 Cruise n Fly Vacations in conjunction with four long cruises on the s Hamburg and Han seatic to destinations all over he The seaair which be gin April 4 and run through will range in length from 12 days with a fare of to 55 days and a price of Over half of the tours depart from and return to New York with San Port EvergladesMiami and Hono gate lulu serving as other All of the tours have been coordinated with flights regularly scheduled air In there is a double celebration 850lh anniversary of the consecration of the Abbey and ha 500th anniversary of the Battle of During the International Festival m the 200th birthday of novelist Sir Walter Scott ill be Austria Town of Krems observes its year with special events such as One Thousand Years of Art exhibi tion June Belgium Year of the cha with light and sound concerts and folk dancing all summer in most of the countrys The 800th anniversary of the Cathedral of Tournai will be observed with religious art ex hibitions from May 1 to the end of Denmark The 700th anni versary celebration of Ny on Funen July Norway birthday of the Viking town of Tons Celebrations include a Jubilee May Offi cial celebrations begin June 6 with festivities continuing through Sweden The City of Goth 350 years celebra tions May 31June Germany Two special an One is the 500th birthday of artist Albrecht A s p e c i a 1 exhibit of his works will be displayed in Nuremberg beghming May The 400th celebration of as tronomer Keplers birthday will begin June 25 in Weil der LAWSONS MAKE FOREIGN TRAVEL A BREEZE All your dreams of far away places can come to life with our expert Travel SEE US NOW FOR INFORMATION ON NEW AIR FARES GOING INTO EFFECT IN CANADA MARCH 6th AND ON TRANS ATLANTIC TRAVEL APRIL 1st PUNNING TO TAKE A CHARTER TRIP SOMEWHERE We con make Ihoie arrange ments too but theres no need to go by charter to save tow trans Atlantic ex cursion fares are available for independent travellers and you can even pick your own dales For reservations contact TRAVEL OFFICES COASTTOCOAST MARQUIS HOTEL 3274094 or 3283000 y Six is an exciting mx ture of landscap shops exhibits and a rare brand of hospitably Since more than 16 000 000 persons from even stae and most foreign countries have sampled the fun of Six Flags Adding to the parks appeal is its oneprice ticket Adults pay 15 73 Childien un Brighton Belle to vanish By CAROL KENNEDY LONDON fCP The Bugh lon one of the most fa mous trains in is to vanish into railway tak ing with it the glamor and lux 21DAY HOUDAY VIA AIR CANADA and OJNARD ury of a bygone age of The crack allPullman ex press between London and the southooast Sussex resort of Brighton will be withdrawn in after 74 Rail way officials say the present rolling custombuilt in is worn out and costs too murh In Btitibh Rail also tajs the vol ume cif catering business on tlic journey doesnt jus tify building a neu Pullman The Belle will be replaced by an ordinary express a buffet The premiumfare Brighton Belle began its life in 1898 as the Sunday Pullman Limited and hv when it was ren aniwl the Southern it was proudly advertised as the most luxurious train in ihe UIE en The name was changed to its present form in when the Brighton line uas electrified i Tho tram retained its onpina ditmituc chnrnlatoHndiTeam Mm until i ignited blur and hkr al other Bntish Rail scmro Sirmingham firm with the re sounding name of the Metropoli an Cammell Carriage and Wagon required craftsmen to maintain their inlaid wood work and handmade compo no longer easily obtaina Railwaymen on the Belle have recently noted that its 38 years are showing in the way it rides the We took the decision reluc said a railway spokes man Its the last tram of its type still running in Tomof Orient unique offer Canadian World Travel has announced a 23day tour of the This package is some what unique in that it includes two days in Alas with 11 days in two days four days Hong two days Hawaii Tin is a delude all inclusive psckare and is expected to a I wide range of interest Ihrmigh The Pullman built by a out Canada and the U From Wmlcrn Contida to Con ory Gibraltar and St 5S May 1971 OOO from W Took Mow Phone 3287921 or 3281771 Alt INQUIRIES WELCOME WORLD TRAVEL SERVICE open Monday thru Saturday A V a ni n 5 p ni 503 3rd AVE 5 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