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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta RARE CRANES 'LAND Bob Turner of Regino, employed by the So katchevVan Museum of Natural History, photographed this pair of rare ward migration, whooping cranes as they landed in a field near Francis, Sask. About 15 of the birds have been sighted in the province as they begin their south- Obstacles all part oi the game Traveloguers are a tireless lot By GENE HANDSAKER HOLLYWOOD (AP) Travel photos, which probably date back to the first box camera, usually are more interesting to the fellow who took them than to his friends. But in 1929 a frustrated actor named James A. FitzPatrick began producing them entertainingly for a mass movie market. In 31 years, FitzPatrick ground out more than 303 trave- logues, ending his narration of each with a line that became a cliche: "As the sun sinks slowly in the golden we reluc- tantly say farewell to Bombay, the gateway to "Tibet, land of isolation" or wherever he happened to be. The format FitzPatrick fath- ered survives today in three widely syndicated American weekly television shows: Passports to Adven- ture, starring as narrators and principals the handsome Linker family; Hal, his Icelandic-born wife Halla and their son David, who estimate they've travelled nearly a million miles to 133 countries. syndicated Animals, Action and Adventure and CBS Sunday show, Animal World, of Bill Burrud, 45, a hearty, one- time child movie actor who now stresses animals in a bid for the younger audience. to Travel, produced and narrated by Hal Sawyer, onetime TV announcer. Travelling, he estimates, miles a year with his camera, he also conducts tours and oper- ates a Hollywood travel agency. LEAD FIELD Knowledgeable sources say these shows, except for a few local programs and such cost- lier, less-frequent specials as Capt. Jacques Cousteau's under- sea explorations, NBC's Wild Kingdom and CBS's National Geographic studies are the cur- rent big three in the travel-ad- venture field. Traveloguers are a tireless breed who face freezing, sun- stroke, drowning, tarantulas, lions and elephants to bring ex- otic thrills to armchair adven- turers. They found their calling for a variety of reasons. Fitz- Patrick turned to producing when he got nowhere as an actor. Burrud, recalling his child- hood exploits in movies, iw travel movies as a means to get back in front of a camera. Linker was a travel lecturer for whom TV was a natural pro- gression. Linker, a SOish native of New York City, trained for the diplo- matic service, discovered a pub- lic-speaking gift in college and served as a navy intelligence and briefing officer at Iwo Jima and Okinawa. "It seemed natural after the war to become a travel lec- he says. STARTED IN FILMS The husky Burrud, a Holly- wood native, acted in films be- tween ages eight and 14. After that's what the new BERNINA is all about! Imagine-now you can have both hands free to guide the fabric through those precision turns! And look what's happened to buttonholing on the BERNINA 830! You don't even have to touch the fabric and bingo, a perfect buttonhole! Talking of fabric, do you know that the new BERNINA automatic fabric sensor adjusts itself to any fabric, stretch or knit, cotton or synthetic, and gives you stitching that simply will not pucker or snap. The 1972 BERNINA overlook stitch gives a perfect finish to stretch or knit garments and the new blindstitch, a hand-finished look. You have to hand it to the Swiss. Such ingenuity! Can a sewing machine be perfect? Meet the new BERNINA 830, in Its streamlined red carrying case, at your dealer's today. Of course, a wide choice of cabinets is available. wartime nary service and uni- versity graduation with a de- gree in business administration, he was a radio announcer-sales- man in suburban Santa Ana. "I had a love for travel and a desire to get on he says, so he bought a used cam- era for asked how to set the lens and made his first travel film in Santa Barbara. In 17 years since that series, OpenRoad, Burrud has produced a raft of travel-adven- ture packages including Wan- derlust, Vagabond, True Adven- ture and The American West. Sawyer, like Linker, SOish and born in New York City, was an officer on passenger ships be- fore turning TV announcer for Eddie Cantor, Donald O'Donnor and others. Back in the travel field with his own TV show, he globetrots with his camera be- cause: "You can't tell people about Johannesburg based on a trip you made 15 years ago." Wednesday, October 13, 1971 THE LETHBRID6E HERALD 43 Cover acres Plan year-round park TORONTO (CP) A year- round park will be created on acres in the Oakvillc- Sell rare pistols LONDON (Router) A pair of French target pistols made for the Paris exhibition of 1844 fetched at Sotheby's Monday. Sent for sale by Sara Eloomfield of Palm Springs, Calif., they were bought on be- half of an American dealer who had owned them before. Made by the celebrated French guns- mith Gastinne Renette, the pis- tols are intricately chiselled and decorated in steel, gold, ebony and silver. Burlington 'area between Toron- to and Hamilton, Premier Wil- liam Davis announced here. He described it as "a drama- tic departure" from the es- tablished concept of provincial parks because it will be easily accessible for 1% million peo- ple who live within a 25-mile radius. One corner will extend to less than a mile of the "Bronte sta- tion for the Ontario govern- ment's GO transit trains. "Being served by the GO train, the park should prove es- pecially appealing to people who do not own automobiles or who can enjoy an outing more if they do not have to contend with highway lie said. Mr. Davis said the handicap- ped will find the park "hospi- table" because some nature trails will have paved paths for wheelchairs and hiking routes will be designed for maximum enjoyment by the blind. "Much of the land is ready under option to the gov- ernment and negotiations over the rest are proceeding favor- Mr. Davis said. CATCH FISH Snakes in the mountains of Valais, Switzerland, lie on the shores of mountain streams and seize trout when they leap above the water. ELECT A REPRESENTATIVE FOR WORKING PEOPLE TO CITY COUNCIL NORM LECLAIRE STANDS FOR 1. A Spokesman for working people on council responsible to ALL citizens 2. Working for full industrial develop- ment of our city 3. Working to bring about a better un- derstanding and creating a better working relationship between Coun- cil and our Citizens VOTE LECLAIRE, NORMAND E. X In serf 0d by the "Nap" Mllroy, Norm Leclairo Campaign Commitee Phone 328-4245 or 327-6133 Cheryl Molland wanted the facts! SEE THE BEAUTIFUL BERNINA AT: CALL FOR FREE HOME DEMONSTRATION APPLIANCE TV CENTRE 812 4th AVE. S. PHONE 328-1673 OR 328-1332 Directly across from Enorson's Downtown Showroom Cheryl Molland was curious about the beginning of the production cycle of Alpha Milk. She went to "Jim" McPherson of Cochrane, one of who supply fresh milk that goes into the making of Alpha dairy products. He told her: "We have eighty-seven head of good pure-bred cows on first-rate grazing land. The herds get inspected regularly by the government health department. The same goes for our modern, highly sanitary milking equipment. I guess if it comes to quality of milk, we've got just about the best you'd find anywhere. And, of course, it gets delivered fresh to the plant at Red Deer every day. That's about all I can tell you, Cheryl, except that, like most Alpha producers, I've been in the dairy herd business a long time." Tftose are the facts. The family of good Alpha products ;