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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, Soptombor LETHBRIDGE Herald Travel HAPPY IDEAS FOR PRICES EFFECTIVE FRI. and SAT. September Band 7 (LIKE THEIR FRIENDLY ATTITUDE WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES Steaming scene boiling pools, steaming vents part of Yellowstone's attraction Geological wonders abound in famed Yellowstone Park CENTRE VILLAGE I6A I MARTENS' IGA 13thSt. N.LETHBRIDGE I COALDALE YELLOWSTONE PARK, Wyo (CP) Thanks to the media, Yellowstone Park has become familiar to nearly ev- ever visited or not Old Faithful, tains pines and tourists feed- ing the bears are in most of our memory banks But Yellowstone when vis- ited exceeds the greatest of expectations It is the oldest national park in the world, but not the biggest It's a little smaller than Jasper and half the size of South Africa's famous Kruger Park, but for vanetv of sights it's still SPECIALS ON BALDWIN PIANOS ORGANS BERTI SCHOOL OF MUSIC 2646 S. Parkside Drive Open House Every Sunday lor the Month of September 1pm -5pm. champion It was late summer and the hordes had departed with their campers and their load- ed cars revealing an enchanting world of hundreds of hot springs mud pools, geysers, lakes, rivers canyons landslides water- falls cascades, cliffs, pine and spruce forests, sage meadows and valleys Old Faithful was blowing columns of water and clouds of steam into the air But the famous geyser is only one of 200 and is not the largest, the highest the most regular, nor the greatest gusher Yet it re- mains the most popular, spouting gallons of boil- ing water up to 150 feet at each eruption By com- parison the Giantess can spout for a day and hafc at a time, blowing 200 feet in the air Clepsydra has been spout- ing continuously for the last 15 years But geysers aren't the only bizarre action in this im- mense waterworks extrava- nganza Hot springs, of them, boil and bubble Mam- moth Hot Springs have been bringing up limestone which has solidified over the cen- turies into immense terraced steps in shades of pink, tan, red and blue grey Prismatic Passport Photos Candid Picture Framing Photo Supplies A. E. CROSS STUDIO Phone 328-0111 7103rdAve. S. Phone 328-0222 Spring, the largest, forms a brilliant blue pool Emerald Pool is cobalt and green, edg- ed with ochre Mud pots percolate and gurgle in various colors and fumaroles send up jets and puffs of steam FUMAROLES DANGER Board walkways lead through the main fields of geysers, mud pots and fuma- roles and in most cases it would be suicide to step off the walks to take a closer look Early adventurers included tales of a glass mountain in their Marco Polo descriptions of Yellowstone It is a cliff of obsidian, which turns out to be the biggest in the world The petrified forests are also the largest in the world Volcanoes e >ns ago covered the forest vvith ash, turning them to stone Yellowstone Lake is the largest alpine lake in the United States and has ma- rinas, rental boats and boat cruises Fishing Bridge, at the north end of the lake, was for years so popular that anglers were hooking more people than fish It now is closed to fishermen but you can lean over the railings and watch trout swim through the clear, cold water In its wandering. Yellows- tone River drops in falls (the Lower Falls are twice as high as Niagara) and narrows to form the 25-mile-long Yellowstone Canyon The ca- nyon walls are streaked ochre rust and rose but the dominant color is stone that gave the park its name There are lookouts along the canyon where visitors may watch the sun change the shades and hues MUCH WILDLIFE Apart from its geological wonders and sights, Yellows- tone is an immense wildlife preserve Under a new policy of garbage removal, bears have moved to wilderness areas, making them less vis- ible than they used to be, al- though their numbers have in- creased They share the with moose, deer, buffalo, an- telope wolves and coyotes Rangers claim that the av- erage visitor sees only about five per cent of the park Roads loop around for 300 miles to disperse traffic Camp grounds are equipped with such comforts as show- ers and ironing boards, and a variety of lodges, chalets and cabins can sleep people Rates are Old Faithful Lodge near the gey- ser you can get a single room with bath for less than Rangers conduct trail walks that last from one hour to an all-day trip that takes in a petrified forest They also give talks at campgrounds and demonstrations on back pack- ing and fishing Five-day package trips through the park by boat, horseback or scenic coach are also avail- able, and the park is now open in the winter for snow- shoeing; cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. Maine folks like old front porches ROYAL WINTER FAIR TORONTO CN Maple Leaf Escorted Tour Ltavi Edmonton 12th Novombor. 1974 Ritum Edmonton 23rd Novombor. 1974 TOUR INCLUDES: Return rail transportation and roomette including meals on train. Transfers in Toronto. 7 Nights (double basis) Westbury Hotel, Toronto Get acquainted breakfast in Toronto Daily Entry to Royal Winter Fair Reserved seal at the Royal Horse Show Sightseeing Tour of Metro Toronto Bus Tour to Niagara Falls Ticket for N.H.L Hockey Game (Pending Availability) TOUR COST FROM CALGARY 1515.00 Book now with A.M.A. TRAVEL AGENCY (towrrMon br S2S 00 A.M.A. TRAVEL AGENCY 60S-Stti Aw. South, ITfl Phono 329-1181 or 329-Tttl OffiM Opvn MonAy (hra Frtdn %W to S pjn. SMordqrfcMum FTM CMtanwr PwWng By JOHN KIFNER New York Times Service MADAWASKA. Maine The front porch, that beleaguered and disappearing American institution, is mak- ing a stand or. rather, a seat here in the isolated St John River valley Elsewhere in the country, front porches are falling prey to changing life styles, "ranch architecture and backyard patios But up in this northernmost part of Maine, where the potato fields give way to the forest, from Madawaska to the Allgash. the mam road is virtually lined with front porches with more abuilding And folks hereabouts still sit on their front porches, taking the evening cool of the short summer season in time honored fashion The explana- tion for this phenomenon seems akin to that given to mountain climbers because it's there When Claude Dube came home from work in the paper mill the other day. he joined his wife who was already on their small. concrete porch Down the road apiece in Frenchviiie. William Monn. who is 75. sits in a double The road follows the river, the traditional route of com- merce, it is U S 1 until Fort Kent, then it becomes State 161 until it peters out into logging trails above the confluence of the St John and Allagash Rivers There are old cedar- shingied farm houses, where the front porch is a part of the architecture and the rooflme sheltering it is unbroken There are new tract houses, sometimes enlivened with representations of deer. madonnas, flamingos or trolls on the lawn where the front porch is sometimes as small as a citv stoop One such relatively small porch, however, is topped with an imposing done portico and pillars And there are the trailers, where the additions of front porches give mute testimony to an almost primeval yearning for a place to sit TABLERITE CANADA GRADE 'A' STEER BEEF ROUND STEAK TABLERITE CANADA GRADE 'A' STEER BEEF RUMP ROAST. i TABLERITE CANADA GRADE 'A' STEER BEEF MINUTE STEAK IMPORTED LEG '0 LAMB ROAST Ib. Ib. 1 1 1 1 09 19 79 09 White or Brown. 20 oz. net wt. loaf McGAVIN IGA BREAD SPLENDOR MAC SPAGHETTI rnCvn CUllO NESTLES PUDDING ROYALE BATH. TISSUE WESTVALE CHOICE FROZEN STRAWBERRIES 5 Flavors, 3-5 fl.oz. tins 4 roll package 15oz.mtwt.pkg. ft. box .77 53 95 55 c 09 o 0 0 FRESH FROM OUR IN-STORE BAKERY CENTRE VILLAGE IGA Phone 327-0353 FRESH FRENCH BREAD COMBINATION LAYER CAKES. 279 1 0 24 CANADA DOMESTIC B.C. GROWN PRUNE PLUMS CALIFORNIA VALENCIA ORANGES 4 Ib. big 89 c ;