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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 10, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaBalloonist returns on Rescue vessel Halifax. Nova Scotia Lap a Rescue vessel plucked american balloonist Hob Sparks out of the Atlantic on thursday after thunderstorms forced him to abandon a flight to Europe. A Canadian military spokesman said. Sparks was reported in Good condition aboard the Canadian coast guard Cutter sir Humphrey Gilbert which found him in his aluminium Gondola 45 Miles Northeast of Newfoundland. Sparks ditched the Yankee Zephyr his nine Story red while and Blue balloon at . Not because the storms made it impossible to maintain Altitude. He spokesman said. The balloon was then set free and was reported still airborne. Sparks distress Call was picked up by a commercial air Craft and relayed to Halifax. Canadian air Force planes Cir cled the ditching area until the Cutter arrived. The i7-Yrar-Nld resort entertainment director from Tami ment. Pa., look Hie Yankee Zephyr aloft wednesday from bar Harbor. Maine to the cheers of 1.000 spectators. Ill Sec you in Paris shouted a ground crewman As the helium filled balloon lifted and then soared into the wind. Sparks lifetime dream was to make the first transatlantic crossing by balloon. He was aiming for h Rance but said he would consider anything from Finland to Italy a pinpoint Clint Laird a spokesman for Sparks in new York said plans would Slart immediately for a new flight next summer. He said that since the balloon was jettisoned another All Empl could not be made his year. Sally Sparks said she was relieved her husband was Safe. Asked if she though he would make another try. She said afraid he will. 1 think it s an extremely dangerous Sparks holds the hot air balloon soaring record 11 hours and i i minutes and spent the last two years preparing for the flight. Unsuccessful attempts were made o Cross the Atlantic by balloon in and 1970. The balloonist survived inc first two efforts but the Throe member Crew disappeared on the 1970 might. Florence morning news Friday August poles wild Abou Gamblin Warsaw Poland a nearly everyone is trying to be come a millionaire in Poland these Days gambling on a game Hal has become a Way of life Here. Called Lolo Zlote Kand show ing a record annual turnover of More than million last year the game is a smash hit throughout the nation. It s operated solely by the state and is this communist country s biggest form of legalized gambling. Slakes Are Low but ii gives poles the Chance to dream of that once in a lifetime splash. Apart from horse racing there s no other Way to win such big Money Here. Hard Casino games like Roulette and poker Are banned. Nearly every week someone wins a million Toto to Leli inc equivalent of by Western standards that s not terribly High. But in Poland Liere the average monthly wage is St to the Price of a suit it represents a lot of Money. 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