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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 THE LETHBBRIDCE HERALD Octobtr 1970 JOINS GHOSTS OF THE PAST Historic Bellevue Hotel was dismantled boardfbr boord and moved 40 and painstakingly reassembled on the site of the unique ghost town of Thres Valley near on the TransCanada There are more than two dozen authentic old buildings at Three crammed with memorabilia of a bygone Historic Bellevue Hotel Joins Ghosts Of Past Bellevue once a major stopping point at the Canadian Pacific Railroad junction of now stands at a new location Three Valley Gap 33 miles to the east of its original Looking at this fine old build ing with its weathered its hard to believe that two years ago it was completely dismantled board by board each piece carefully numbered and then painstakingly reas sembled at its present In fact it was put together with such precision that even the original paint marks from the bandlettered name on the front of the hotel were From the time it was built In about 1895 to March when railway passenger ser vice to the Okanaaan was dis the Bellevue served as a pleasant stopover for rail way It was always noted for excellent meals and warm Three Valley 12 miles west of Revelstoke on the TransCanada Highway makes an excellent setting for this his toric Here Gordon the young ownermanager of this unique tourist attraction has assembled a complete as sortment of historic buildings from the surrounding In 1967 Gordon bought the ho tel complete with linens and He plans to eventually restore it to a point of accommodating overnight At present only the ex terior is but each piece cf interior material has been carefully and lovingly stored against the day when it will once again glow in FUNSEEKERS TO HAWAII 2WEEK VACATIONS Direct luxury jet flights from Calgary Complimentary meals and bar service Christmas departures 1970 Every Sunday from to March 1971 in Waikiki 2 Island Vacation Maul and 3 Island Vacation Hawaii and Oahu Includes fine accommodations in new Transfers and fresh flower let Welcome breakfast briefing with Hawaiian Hawaiian barbecue beach Free bench YOUR FUNSEEKERS hR LAWSON TRAVEL 25 offices specializing in Marquis Hotel Alberta Telephone 3283000 or 3274094 Ask for BERNICE or PEGGYI romantic gas In T h r s e everything from the tiny trappers log cabin to the old Presbyterian from has been either or re built from old photographs of the original Gordon and his lovely scoured Western Canada for authentic antiques to fur nish these buildings and wound up with one of the largest and most fascinating collections oi early Canadiana in Museums and histroic sites are more fun when the visitor can actively participate in the past and have the feeling that he is briefly living in a by gone To create this mood the Bells have built a narrow gauge railroad to transport tourists completely around the sevenacre complex in original miningore The Eel and his three younger sisters entertain in the Golden Wheel a replica of an historic establish ment at French Creek the Big Bend Gold Rush This spot was discovered by Walter Moberly in 1865 as the pass through which the over land railway could link a great nation from coast to Three Valley surrounded by the towering Monashee Range and on the shores of a crystal mountain lake is a liv ing monument to this signifi cant chapter in Canadian his Virgin Forest The most extensive virgin orest in the world today is the Amazon Valley forest extend ng from the Atlantic coast in to the foothills of the Andes and from Bolivia through Co and the Expo 70 Walls Tumble OSAKA CPReuters Its walltumbling time at Expo the tremendously successful worlds fair which for six months brought recordshatter ing crowds to this Japanese Among the pavilions slated for removal are those in which Canada and three provinces dis played their The British Columbia and Quebec pavilions will live on in in altered Still to ha decided is the fu ture use of the 815acre The decisionmaking duty has been handed by the Japanese cabinet to Finance Minister Takeo who plans to create a council to study Among those al ready from a variety of sources a United Nations uni versity home of a new United Nations body to fight environ mental pollution a national park a Expo 70 closed its gates to the public 13 after smash ing attendance marks for offi ciallysanctioned sixmonthlong The total attend ance of million broke the old record of million set by Expo 67 in Exhibits from more than IOC of the 115 including the 38 built by foreign are being removed for shipment home or for temporary display in other parts of PRESERVING BUILDINGS The Japanese government has decided to preserve on the site some including the Expo Museum of Fine the the Japanese Gar the Japan Folkcraft Mu and the Steel Some of the foreignbuilt pa vilions have already been sold and others are on the The Douglas fir logs of the Pavilion have reen bought by an Osaka lum er for use in new Other wood from this avilion has been offered to Mo sister city of New West The near plans to make furniture rom The blueandwhite Quebec avilion has been bought by a Japanese trading house for re erection as part of a hotel in on Japans northern The Canadian and Ontario governments both said this veek that their pavilions will be in accordance with heir contract with Expo IVo Matter Your London Has It Paradise For Collectors LONDON Name it and somebody in London has col lected Any tourist can have a wonderful time tracking down the specialty that at tracts It is one of the citys great attractions that col or people who just hap pen to be can see some of the greatest tions of almost anything in the For in some for a few coins and medals are The British Museum has some of the worlds and for those who want to go buy there is the famous firm of Spink of James they are in the telephone coin and medal specialists and for the worlds largest Stanley in the Strand just across the road from the Savoy Some find it more fun to shop around smaller such as the Coin and Stamp Market in Martins For the adventurous there is the outdoor Cutler Street Mar ket in the East End on Sunday The peo ple picking over coins are jus as interesting as the The range of tilings to shop or see for ranges from through stuffed cadrt decanter la model wine labels and to backtracl down the ephemera like matchbox la cigarette Valen old posters and playbills and the There are also societies de voted to the collection anc of almost every thing from old pianos railway steam and dozens of other vanishing A browse through the tele phone book under the name ol ones special interest some times preceded by the British will help you get in touch with the secretaries o these Trail Changes In Parks Face Snowmobilers CALGARY Changes in the areas available to snowmobil ers in National Parks this year were announced here by Acting West ern Among the reasons given for the changes are Warden Patrol capability must be adequate to efficiently check compliance with regula tions by increasing numbers of snowmobile users Abuses recorded last year by a number of snowmobilers who declined to abide by regu lations As a the number of trails available in Rocky Moun tain National Parks has been somewhat reduced and regula tions on the use of trails will be strictly The requirement for each op erator to obtain a generalper mit before being permitted to use snowmobile trails in Na tional Parks will continue to apply during the forthcoming winter as it did last How separate general permits will have to be applied for in each National In and out registration procedures in some areas have been implemented with the two fold purpose of protecting the snowmobilers and the environ ment alike and as was the case last year the superin tendent of any National Park if he deems close any given without prior in order to pro tect the especially when insufficient snow is likely to have adverse effects on plant In and out registration at WatertonLakes National Park is required for the only two approved trails Chief Mountain Highway from the junction of Highway 5 to the including two offshoots to the eastern park Junction of the Akamina Highway and the Townsite Ac cess including a turn off to the Akamina also the Akamina Highway Cran dell Lake Red Rock Canyon Road to Red Rock Canyon and via the Fire Road ot Castle Divide on the park If at first you dont succeed in finding what you want in the phone try another alphabetic You will turn up such delights as the Historic Organs Preservations Society they hold meetings the Association of Railway Preservation Societies they will tell you about all the oth Society for Theatre Re search the Oriental Ceramic Society the College of Arms coats of and the the Arms and mor Society and the Interna tional Society of Military Col To see collections of almost anything under one the British Museum is the quick Other major tions can be found in the Natural History the Geological the Victo ria and Albert Museum and the London All for free and within easy reach by bus or Four Oceans Goegraphers recognize four major bodies of water as oceans the Indian and Arctic Aloha Week In Hawaii HONOLULUOctober brings Aloha Week to four islands in Starting with the Big celebrations this year will run and highlight geant at the rim of the ac tive volcano at Kllauea Cra Molokal follows with fes tivities and Maui Oahu 16 of the week will be a pa Aloha first produced in is a showcase of Hawaiian October was the month of the Hawaiian makahiki when chiefs of cient Hawaii accepted taxes from the people in the name of the god After the taxes were paid everyone be gan a yearend festival of aloha and mahalo to Lono for the bountiful gifts which they had received from the Because of October was chosen as the month for the modern Pair Of Luxurious Trips A pair of luxurious trips around the world that are at once comprehensive and lei urely have been planned for 971 by Donald which has been leading lobegirding tours since Both trips begin with a flgiht rom Los Angeles to Tokyo board a Japan Air Lines 747 Garden They return from Athens to New The Grand World Tour lasts ver two months and makes wo departures February 6 nd September Besides nu merous stops in long nd the tour visits rare These include the exotic is lands of Bali and the gamerich jungle at Tiger Tops in the seldomviewec South Russian cities of Tash and Samark Irans all tur quoise and and the idyl lic Vale of Allinclusive land arrange ments are priced at with complete air transportation first class and eco nomy For those with more limitec the Short World which leaves on six occasions in lasts 37 Its itiner ary includes the Hong Iran and 90 Miles Of Fine Fairways For Visitors To Palm Springs PALM SPRINGS Golf is ic preeminent sport in Palm Two dozen mrses with more than 80 iles of fairways line the floor tie more than a whistlestop in the early nineteen thirties when movie stars Charles Far rell and Ralph Bellamy de cided to build a few courts and the desert and more I living quarters for their private an 100 championship tourna ents are played mong the bestknown are the ob Hope Desert the huck Connors Invitational and e Eisenhower Heart Fund Tennis also enjoys much pop Palm Springs was lit SAVE TO 60 ON MUFFLER REPLACEMENTS WE HAVE A MUFFLER FOR MOST CARS FREE INSTALLATION 10 MlfJUTE INSTALLATION LIFETIME GUARANTEED MUFFLERS FREE INSPECTION AND ESTIMATES ALL AT INUTE They called their outpost the Racquet and it has long since become one of the worlds prestige tennis Farrell remains active on the Racquet Club courts and is official greeter for the clubs The Tennis Club is equally while a number of public courts add to facilities available for all The swimming pool is anoth er way of life There are more than pools in Pahn Horseback riding can be en joyed along mountain foot hills as well as along canyon Three stables rent horses at rates of about an Icebergs An iceberg is a massive chunk of frozen fresh water has broken off a It has been estimated thai iboul sizable bergs break off thick glaciers along Green ancls west coast eacii The more compact tour costs for land and for firstclass or for economyclass air CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY 70 IN SUNNY SPAIN COSTA DEL SOL Plus MADRID From Calgary Return 1971 FROM CANADIAN Book now for this fabulous Phone or Call In for Free CANARY MADRID and CASABLANCA Morocco 21 departures commencing October 1970 through April 1971 21DAY HOLIDAY All INCLUSIVE WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS TOURI Book Now for Autumn Departures CANADIAN Book Your Reservation Now For Airway Air Canada Canadian Pacific While Scon Are Still Available ALL INQUIRIES WELCOME WORLD TRAVEL SERVICE 903 3rd Phone 3281771 MAKE THE MOST OF THE LONG WEEKEND with the Greyhound Comfort Package Remember Thanksgiving Turkey Pumpkin pie made from Grandmas special recipe Flowers on the table This weekend go home for thanksgiving theyd love to see Go home with Lean back and relax in your restroom equipped highway cruiser armchair seats with pillowdown picture windows to watch the familiar scenery roll Go home Go Greyhound cant you just smell that turkey LETHBRIBGE TO Calgary 3 trips daily Vancouver 1 trip daily Fares effective Fares subject to change without notice We Supercare GO GREYHOUND and leave the driving to For fast travel charter service and package express information call the Greyhound Bus 411 5th Street phone 3271551 your local Greyhound agent or favorite travel ;