Nature Unspoiled in Mexico; ScenicBeauty Compounded By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BIENVENIDOS! .-V.icl you are made to feel welcome when you visit your neighbors south of the border down Mexico way. They live so close, are inhabitants of the same continent and yet their culture, history, attitudes and way of life differ decidedly adding to the meaning-fulness and enjoyment of tuine spent in their country. You don't have to cross an ocean to get there, but once you have arrived, you'll know you are in a foreign country. You don't have to worry, either, about selecting the right time of year for enjoying Mexico. In this country of 758,259 square miles which is home to some 40,000,000 persons, there is scenic beauty compounded, varied action and the most pleasant of weather anyiime. In the mountainous plateau center of the country, wher the cities and major sightseeing attractions are, it's always spring and along the 1 six thousand miles phis of exquisite coastline summer is perpetual. A country seemingly created to provide pleasures, it does rest with you to name your pleasure, one or any combination thereof—conventional or way-out. ON BEAT An ideal introduction to the magic that is Mexico is to travel the 800-mile circular route known as the Route of Independence. If possible, take ten days to do it. The roads, accommodations food and prices are goad, and you can't miss collecting a head-full of souvenirs. Technically, a circular route has no beginning, but since you have to start somewhere, Mexico City will do fine. First stop Queretaro, 135 miles from the country's capital, will plunge you into the past with its winding old world streets, tree-shaded plaza, and architecture remindful of colonial times. It was here in serene Queretai'o that Emperor Maximilian was captured and shot during the French occupation. Next, only 39 miles away, is San Miguel de AHende, a famous Mexican-American art cen- ersonalized attention to detail the Every call we receive even if it comes in middle of the nighf . . . is answered promptly. We're prepared to begin serving at whatever hour we're needed. FRANK E. WHITE i 620 N. Main Member THE ORDER OF THE GOLDEN RULE ome 276-2364 er which has been declared a national monument *f insure he preservation of its historical authenticity, Noble families of old enriched by the area's sil- er mines-had the good grace o enrich their home town with -alatial dwellings and beautiful churches. Some 25 miles north is the itfie town of Delores Hidalgo where Father Miguel Hidalgoy tostilla, summoned his parish- oners in the middle of the night of Sept. 16, 1810 to proclaim from the steps of the Lurch the Independence of Mexico. Next comes Guanajuato, beautifully preserved in its 16th century Spanish flavor, where Cervantes' dramas are played annually against their true set- ing of cobblestone streets and OTOught-iron balconies. And re unscheduled and unexpected, the local glee club dressed in, medieval, costumes may appear to serenade you as you lake an, evening walk. The lure of Guadalajara, next on the itinerary, is so great that it takes a strong will to continue riding the. circuit. More than 17,000 retired Americans were unable to resist. Understandably: it offers modern conveniences at a relaxed pace, natural beauty as well as artistic and architectural at- ;ractions; and the temperature range knows no extremes. HandioraiSt villages are situated nearby and Lake Ohapala, Mexico's largest natural lake providing a variety o£ water sports, is only a 40 minute drive by car. If you have even the slightest capacity to be enchanted, you will be by small but many splendored morelia, considered by well-travelled types as one of the world's most beautiful cities. Of this city with its masonry aqueduct of 250 arches, James "Norman, noted travel authority has said: "Morelia has maintained its enviable position over the centuries as the most aristocratic of all Mexican cities. Its history is as vivid as a rich Gobelin tapestry; its psyisiogmamiy, as intriguing as a small Pads." Neartby is Patzcuaro, a fishing and craft village on a lake also called Patzcuiaro, where butterfly nets are used to catch the delectable "pesoadbblam- CO." Toluoa, some 15.0 miles beyond, is a clean and ottterly town known for its Friday morning Municipal Market where 'Stalls covering several blocks feature native produce and esquiiisite handiwork. The paist recedes quickly as you complete the circle over the $4 million Mexico City- Toluca superhighway opened in 1965, back into the country's cosmopolitan capital city. OFF BEAT If the unspoiled and remote are your pleasure, you will find them in abundance in Mexico. In ithe deep south theire is Lake Catemaco and the coastal region southeast of Veracruz, now easily accessible over improved Highway 180 and by Pullman rail service. The lake, cradled among volcanic mountains, hais a border of jungle greenery and the sleepy, lakeside village of Catemaco has only 6,000 inhabitants who live on fishing and the bottling of mineral water from its natural springs. Close by on itihe Rio Oatemaco aire the three Teoteapon water-, falls and San Andres Tuxtla with its tile roofed white houses and tropical flowers. And there is Lagunia Encantada (Enchanted Lake) once thought ,to be bewitched because its level rises in dry weather and falls during 'the rainy season. .The more adventurous can hire jeep or 'horse for climbing the rugged mountains east of the lake to find the tiny, lost Poplucan Indian villages which preserve ancient customs, crafts and Mklore. ' And as,long as you are .in the south, you might try' San .Cristobal—population predominately Indiani—in Chiapas, Mexi- TODAY IN HISTORY DeGaulle Became Premier By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Tuesday, June 1, the 152nd day of 1971. There are 213 days left in the year. Today's highlight in histroy: On this date in 1958, Gen. Charles de Gaulle became premier of France. On this date: In 1792, Kentucky joined the Union as the 15th state. In 1798, Tennessee became the 16th s*a*e. In 1801, the Mormon leader, Brigham Young, was born in Whitinghaiiri, Vt. In 1812, President James Madison advised Congress war with Britain was inevitable. In 1813, a U.S. Navy captain, James Lawrence, issued Ms famous commamid: "Don't give up the ship." He hiad been mortally wounded, and the frigate he commanded was being captured by & Brittsih warship near Boston. In 1944, the siesta was officially abolished in Mexico. Ten years ago — Gen. Dwigfat D. Eisenhower told a Republican dinner in Washington the Kennedy admtaisttration was guilty of what he called "immoral" deficit spending. Five years ago — A U.S. Surveyor spacecraft made a successful soft landing on the moon and begian sending back pictures. ; If You iiit to Keep it. . •. . then better not advertise it. in the Want Ads. But if you want to sell it— there's not an easier or less expensive way to do it than by calling in a fast-action Telegram Want Ad. Did you know that you can run a 14 word, 6 day ad for less than $5. Other rates are as low. And ... when you get the desired results, you may cancel the a'd and pay even less! Like to give it a try? You may be amazed at the results. Just call one of our friendly Ad-Visors for assistance and full details. don't delay.. CALL US TODAY!! Garden City Telegram Want Ads DIAL 276-3232 One year ago — The government of Peru estimated the dead ait 30,000 in an earthquake which bad wiped out scores of towns in- the .northern part of the 'coumltry. ;'•• "O.K.—"whip up anything for supper, dear." l Stew againi" co's southernmost state. It remains unblemished by progress, but that doesn't mean you have to suffer to see it. There are hotels, small but clean and very reasonable." Moving to the west coast of Mexico, seekers of the unspoiled can enjoy the fishing village of San Bias with its one of each-^hotel, grocery store, drug store aridd restaurant. It is the aquatic center of the area. There is sfcin diving for oysters, mussels, lobster and other shellfish. Fresh water fish include trout, black bass and catfish and in the deep sea there aw tairpon, marlin, saltish and shark. Jaguar, coyote, quail, ducks, "geese pheasant and doves abound in the surrounding- hills. .. A .memorable side trip is.; a boat ride into the jungle and plantations -along one of Rio Santiago's wandering tributaries, where you can feast your' vision on vividly colored birds and butterflies on the bank and fish of bright hues in the clear water.' 1 •''•'• • ' In Mexico's northwest, you can combine visits in inland Chihuahua , and coastal Los. Modus linked by a breathtaking 12 hour . railway trip through <the ; Tarahumara Can- yon, Mexico's answer to the Grand Canyon. The train runs over and through 72 tunnels and 48 bridges to conquer the spectacular Sierra cle Tarahumara, comprising high mountains, great gorges and deep canyons. For relaxation after the pattm moistening ride, Los Mochis offers one first-class hotel, several good motels, fishing, bathing and boating in the Gulf of California. Mexico has many more remote, untouched places, but if you're interested, don't wait too long. Visiting out of tine way Page Z Garden City Telegram Tuesday, June 1, 1971 places is tost becoming the in thing to do. On-beat or off-beat, whichever.-,.; you select, you can be sure you will be made, welcome by the warm and hospitable Mexicans: And when it comes time for you to leave, they; will wish you well. ' . ADIOS, AMIGO, VAiYA CON DIGS. .,.; Wednesday Night 6 p.m. to 12 midnight Ml You Can Drink Keg Beer The Desert Heads Wanted Psychedelic Pod 403 North 8th St. ATTENTION! High School Seniors Before you make any plans for your future,, fake a moment. The United States Army is sponsoring an all expense paid round trip to Denver, Colorado, via Air Midwest jet-prop. Accommoda- tions and meals are furnished. Purpose of the trip is to deter* mine your qualifications and allow you your choice of over 171 technical schools. All of this without obligation on your part. : FOR FURTHER DETAILS CONTACT: Sgt. Creotjer t Army Recruiting Station 111 West Fulton Street Garden City. Kansas, 67846 276-6896 »../. ?> i '^^^c/^MSI^^^ The leader.,. any way you look atJt. Cadillac Motor Cir Division Cadillac for 1971. It could well be your best car buy, any way you look at it. , Styling. It's a carefully created combination of styling continuity and contemporary flair. Comfort. A longer wheelbase and new suspension system mean an even smoother ride. . ' Performance. The proven 472-cubic-inch V-8 is amazingly responsive-on regular gasoline or no-lead and low-lead fuels. Luxury. In the incredible quietness inside, in the beautiful standard appointments and in the many features you can order; Choice. The first Cadillac luxury you enjoy. .There are nine models from which to choose. • Value. A Cadillac traditionally returns a larger portion of original investment than any other car built in the land Cadillac is the leader-any way ybu look at it. And now is the time to look at it-at your authorized Cadillac dealer's showroom. Cadillac Is doing something about traffic .safety, but some things only you can do. You might be surprised by the scope of our involvement in advancing the cause of safety. Did you know, for instance, that Cadillac was the first to Install safety glass in Its cars? And introduced the triple braking system? • Today you can see evidence of the magnitude of our concern. The 1971 Cadillacs incorporate a host of recent "safety developments. Including an energy absorbing steering column, padded instrument panel. Seat baits for all passenger positions. Side-Guard steel beams in the doors. , And the work goes on. But all our efforts will not be enough, unless you do your share. ' ( . . >; ' . . ': . Here are five ways you can help. 1. Always use your seat and •noutdtr belts. 2. Make sure your car is in good running order. 3. Never drivt wr*n you're tired or under the Influence of alcohol. 4, Support driver tr«lnino ml uniform traffic codes and enforcement. 5. Drive defenilvtly. 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