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Or. A am a a a Vail ski lift design due review in Mraz a Spanish word for Pelican was a in to the Island m san Francisco Bay which is tier Nown for things other than the Large number Birds that on it graced its Rocky shores. Resaca no her word of Spanish derivation is the name used for the watercourses which wind their Way through Brownsville Home of the Gladys Porter zoo. Apart from the linguistics Resaca like the one running through the zoo Are teeming with fish a fact which is much More interesting to a hungry Pelican. Denver up a a ski lift Engineer has recommended a popular Gondola ride at the Vail Mountain resort where four persons were killed and eight others injured in an Accident last March should not be used until officials review the tramways design. The recommendation was made Friday in a report by Robert Heron to members of the Colorado passenger Tramway safety Board. Heron indicated overloading of the Gondola ride May have contributed to the Accident in which two cars plunged 100-feet to a Mountainside. A i was advised that the Gondola was operated at times with considerable overloads a Heron said. A a this has undoubtedly affected the condition of the trolleys the grips As Well As the haul rope and track Heron issued a 3%-Page report which was highly technical in parts. A frayed Section of the main track Cable led to derailment of the two passenger cars. The . Forest service issued a report earlier this month which said certain required lift inspections were not being performed and tests showing flaws in the track Cable were not disclosed to Federal officials until after the Accident. A a based on my findings to Date and assuming Vail intends to continue using a by Cable system i would recommend that the Board have Vail make a Complete review of the design of this Tramway prior to permitting any further operation a Heron said. 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Because of the overload condition of the trolley wheels it is possible that other elements in the system such As haul rope rope clamps and trolley Frame might be overloaded a i have been unable to find any drawings or calculations on these items in the Tramway Board file or the Forest service file. However these items should be checked for a a a j George s Home electronics no. 24 n. Park Plaza 541-6112 a for All your electronic needs e vacation Lebanon presidential politics i Kroner. I i order for a i americans is weekend Tion in some is that he id Domestic a a a rations in a re inspired Long struggle to Sigan for the Sid Knial to pain that n repeatedly ministration of in to foreign Sorters ques Ford had und wanted to tial n the Ore the gop Kansas City Les vigorously it Matiie with a Factor in the Secretary ended by of decline x ration in to it with Aid. A us ate last week when Ford still was assessing the Lebanon situation with top advisers Nessen hinted that the president was moved to order the evacuation by circumstances that could not be revealed at the time. Other White House officials said privately that Ford wanted aides to dispel any doubts about the reasons for his decision for fear they could a it Rve to undercut his Trust with the Public and provide Reagan with ammunition for new attacks on administration foreign policy. In defending the timing of Fords decision Nessen and other aides emphasized that it was made More urgent by the Dune 16 murder in Beirut of ambassador Francis e. Meloy or. And Robert 0 Waring an economic attache at the . Embassy. Moreover they noted the United states was the last major nation to evacuate its nationals from Lebanon but it Wasny to the timing that triggered speculation about Fords actions. Some american news commentators and even israelis biggest afternoon newspaper questioned All the publicity Given Fords actions a need to use a Navy Rescue ship and a now is the time to buy a Roberson Pool 2 Miles f. Sex pay. 83 Weslaco Texas 565-3951, 968-2729, 797-8142 787-6011, 233-4333 general impression that the evacuation would be risky enough to warrant major credit for the president if All went Well. The sceptics wondered about the Surprise White House announcement Friday that the president was cancelling a political trip to Iowa because of conditions in Lebanon and meetings he called later in a crisis like atmosphere As officials spoke of hundreds of people who would be escorted out of the War Tom country after deciding on his policy saturday Ford stayed up most of the night to Monitor a operation fluid drive before issuing a formal written statement to Hail its Success. It soon was reported Only 116 americans chose to be evacuated from Lebanon and that Security for their departure by sea had been promised indirectly by the palestinian liberation organization although the United states does not recognize the Flo and would anger Israel by Havig direct contacts with the Plo. After the ease with which the evacuation was carried out Nessen and other White House aides were unable or unwilling to say what made the operation so complicated that Ford had to devote virtually All his attention to it. When reporters questioned whether Ford was so Busy making decisions at the White House that he had to forego his trip to Iowa where precious gop convention delegates were being chosen Nessen replied a i am not sure that is important. The fact is that he was Here where he could Deal with developments As they available in 13 and 15" carriages. 4-Day Sale your Choice pick the Freezer you need Roomy upright or Chest. 19-cu. It. Upright regularly 389.95. 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