Wednesday, August 15, 1979

Cedar Rapids Gazette Weekly News Magazine

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Gazette Weekly News Magazine (Newspaper) - August 15, 1979, Cedar Rapids, Iowa L news ma VOLUME NUMBER 40 CEDAR IOWA AUGUST 1979 Knotts returns to TV See page 6 Muckersville See page 8 Not too but its quiet INDIANOLA The giant monarchs cocoon was open in the hot August evening Lying on the the butterflys wings were stretched to their full The warm breath of life was forced into the lungs of the frail looking creature and gradually the monarch came to its wings As in the life of all butterflies there came a time to and the Monarch began to slowly at then very powered by its 20foot Text and photos byPaulJensen this is not the creature for a new science fiction or even a genetic The Monarch is the name of Jerry Garretts hot air named for the four giant monarch butterflies that adorn the or outer To a firsttime the initial rise of the Monarch seems swift as trees and buildings drop away The ascent appears to slow almost to a stop once the tops of the trees are although it actually remains about the around 900 feet per Pilots and passengers feel no wind during a balloon because the balloon travels with the The only time wind is felt is when there is a change in its and that is only felt for a minute or until the balloon has shifted Please turn to page 7 Balloons