Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
6 THE IETHBRIDCE HERAID Friday, May 4, 1973 Special attractions planned 1973 is P.E.I.'s centennial year TORONTO If you're plan- ning an auto tour of the Man- times this year, Prince Edward Island is more than ever an ideal place to visit. In addi- tion to its traditionally appeal- ing features of rustic beauty, long white beaches, the wann- est salt water north of the Carolines, and a wide variety of sports pastimes, the Island has another big draw 1973 is PEI's Centennial Celebration. A host of special attractions at Confederation Centre and in the countryside, highlighted by a June 30-July 1 visit from Queen Elizabeth, will add a fascinating array of tourist ac- tivities. For the motor tourist, getting there to enjoy them has been made convenient with "Dial the a unique hotel-motel reservation system offered by no other province. Now, you can make a reservation any- on Prince Edward Island by phoning from any telephone in Nova Scotia or New Bruns- wick. By dialing the operator and asking for the toll free number, 800-565-7421, you will be connected to Charlotte'town, where a helpful young lady will book accommodations for you. There is no charge in using this sytem. which is in effect from May 15 to October 30. In addition to the toll free number, another way of re- serving rooms is at PEI tourist information bureaus in the ferry terminals Tormentine, N.B. and Caribou, N.S., and through the bureau at Aulac near the Nova Scotia border. If you somehow neglect to make reservations, you can drop into any one of the 13 tourist information bureaus lo- cated on the Island, where re- servations may be made for you. The CN ferry service that speeds visitors across the Northumberland Strait to PEI has boosted its capacity to handle the increasing numbers of people who visit the Island, especially this Centennial year. Four ships carrying 190, 125, 100 and 75 autos, all have ample space for trailers and Camp- ers. At peak periods, the ships operate on a non-stop basis, making up to 60 crossings a day. At the other end of the province, two 60-car ferries op- erate between Caribou and Wood Islands. All ferry termi- nals have restaurants or snack bars, information facilities, pic- nic tables, playgrounds, and Cape Tormentine even has a large swimming beach. Once on the Island, three loop drives have been created for a most scenic and pleasurable Passport Photos Candid Picture Framing Photo Supplies A. E. CROSS STUDIO Phom 328-0111 710 3rd S. Phone 328-0222 liilsl RETIREMENT AND RECREATIONAL COMMUNITY Blind Bay. B.C., Holfwoy Celgory ond on Trons-Canodo mail me o fret brochure. motoring experience. Lady Slipper Drive, Blue Heron Drive and the Kings Byway en- compass three days of a vaca- tioner's time drive takes about one day to com- plete. Along the way, you'll ex- plore everything PEI has to offer breathtaking scenery, community festivals, museums, picturesque fishing villages, historic sites, white beaches, resort areas, wildlife pre- serves, riding stables, nature trails, deep-sea and inland fish- ing, golf, plus national, provin- cial and private parks. If you're not camping you'll be staying at hotels, motels or farmhouses you've reserved be- forehand; the latter is an es- pecially ideal accommodation that is offered in no other pro- vince. Not only do you get the benefit of fresh farm food and atmosphere, as well as seeing an actual farm in operation, but you're close enough to the warm saltwater to laze on the beaches. P.E.I, offers fine salt water sivimming Cavendish Beach Is one of Prince Edward Island's famous holiday playgrounds. Prince Edward Island offers some of the finest saltwater swimming north of Florida. (Canadian Government Travel Bureau Photo.) Around the Pacific- to the Orient and South Pacific FOR YOUR CRUISING PLEASURE WITH P and 0 CRUISE LINE FROM VANCOUVER HAWAII MAY, JUNE AND JULY DEPARTURES 14 days from GREAT CIRCLE PACIFIC CRUISE JULY 1973 From DISCOVER THE PACIFIC CR.UISE (SOUTH SEAS, THE ORIENT AND JAPAN SEPTEMBER 73 TWO MONTHS FROM BOOK NOW ON ONE OF THESE FINE CRUISES "For the Best in 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 THESE SPECIALS IN EFFECT ONLY AT Service and Satisfaction TONIGHT and SATURDAY, MAY 5fh CENTRE VILLAGE IGA-LETHBRIDGE FREE DELIVERY Centre Village I6A WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES PRICES IN EFFECT UNTIL CLOSING SAT.r MAY 5fh. IGA (McGAVINS) CHASE AND SANBORN REG. GRIND 1 Ib. pkg.. KRAFT MIRACLE 32 oz. jar SUNRYPE 14 fl. oz. tins iS Size 72's for CALIF. FRESH Quart bskt.. Vine Ripe Canada No. 1 CALIF. CANADA No. 1 SNOW WHITE HEADS......... each T BONE OR CLUB SIRLOIN STEAKS CORN FLAKES betty Crocker Country 10 oz. pkg. JAVEX BLEACH TABLERITE CANADA GRADE A STEER BEEF Ib............... .69 TABLERITE CANADA GRADE A STEER BEEF Ib................ 128 oz.