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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - August 5, 1973, High Point, North Carolina With a Huff and a puff. Paul Spaniola of Flint mich., puffs and concentrates seconds before his pipe went out in the 25th worlds Champion pipe smoking contest in Shreveport la., saturday. Spaniola won his fourth championship with a time of one hour 37 minutes and 38 seconds edging a 1960 Champ Richard Austin of Flint by about two minutes. Cap wire photo surface not smooth As thought craters found on Venus by Bill Gardner associated press writer Pasadena. Calif. A the planet Venus previously thought to have a relatively smooth surface is pockmarked with craters scientists have discovered. The discovery of craters on Venus was announced saturday by scientists at the Jet propulsion Laboratory Here. The scientists using sophisticated radar mapping techniques to probe beneath the perpetual thick Cloud cover surveyed a Section of Venus about to size of Alaska and found a dozen craters up to too Miles in diameter. A this area of Venus appears to be As Crater infested As the Moon Quot said or. Richard a. Goldstein who headed the scientific team. The craters appear to be formed by meteors rather than volcanoes scientists said. The discovery is baffling because Venus was generally believed to have a sandblasting kind of atmosphere that would Fry most meteors to a Crisp before Impact and quickly grind Down any resulting surface scars. A a it a a great Shock to me a said planet Logist Steven Saun iders. A the Crater discovery is telling me that the erosion rates Are much less than we i Venus has an atmosphere about too times As dense As the eath s. And the surface temperature is about 600 degrees fahrenheit. Clouds have always blocked the View of the surface. A meteors would have a hard time getting through that corrosive atmosphere a said or. Howard c. Rumsey jr., another scientist on the project. A and if there is any weather on Venus you would expect a Crater to be eroded away very Ransom payment offered Rio de Janeiro a ten year old Carlos Costa remained in the hands of a kidnapper saturday while Rio awaited a response to his fathers offer to pay a remanded $18,000 Ransom. Newspapers ran a phone number on their front pages through which Joao Melo Costa said he would negotiate with the Abductor of his son. Television stations flashed the number Over their regular programs. A Man with a red shirt 3n afro haircut and a Zorro style mask grabbed Carlos from his Home thursday night while he Wras watching television with his Brothers and Sisters police said. A scribbled note asked for 100,000 Cruzeiro the equivalent j of $18,000, in return for the i boys life. Costa a partner in a Small family run pharmaceutical and perfume factory borrowed Money from Banks and friends and left 100,000 Cruzeiro in Small Bills in a plastic bag near his House. He waited until 2 30 . Saturday but no one came to pick it up. Detective Osmar Pecanha assistant chief in the robbery division of the Rio police said he had men covering the site where the Money was left. But he made it Clear they had orders not to interfere so As not to endanger Carlos life. The special political police who usually act Only in cases involving subversion against brazils military run government also were called in to follow the kidnapping. In riots last sensational kidnapping Case a a 4-year-old ransomed for $75,000 in March 1972 a the kidnapper turned out to be a Friend of the fathers. He was tried rapidly convicted and sent to prison. You la be drier we re sure pollution Battle waged in Italy High Point Enterprise sunday August 5, 1973 Ita by Hilm i Toros a along the tyrrhenian coast associated press writer dozens of beaches from the Rome apr the italian Riviera to the Gulf of Naples government has declared War on pollution with an extensive nationwide program calling for creation of an ant pollution equipped with Gas masks. A about 175,000 factories chiefly refineries and chemical firms lie along the coast and dump their waste into the sea. The government did not place have been ordered closed because they Are unsafe for swimming. A in Rome Many ancient the blame on Industry but local corps exempt from Hie military monuments including the cobs officials in the past have lev draft. Scum Are losing their slur i eled fines against certain firms. A we have cried enough Quot Ness because of intense City the country s manufacturers said sen Achille Corona the traffic and neglect. Association. Conf Industrial has country s first ecology minister. Few myies from Venice for Only about 25 per cent of now we should act. At the Maghera Industrial the country s pollution and has t he eight Point program Complex a labor inspector has blamed the government for in which must still be approved order to lat implant workers be action. By parliament Calls for mob us. Plans new diplomatic ties living 40,000 men from the yearly 300,000 draftees to reforest Italy a rapidly deteriorating Woods. It also would require every City with More than 100.000 residents to install waste Tret i ment plants Calls for reduction of the Lead Content in gasoline by a third by 1975 and proposes Douglas Isle of Man a introduction of a 2 /2-cent bottle a the death toll from a fire Deposit. J that swallowed the summer previous efforts to clean the land entertain met and Vaca fire deaths mount police suspect arson environment have been haphazard with Little National coordination. Effective action has often been lost in the tug of War Between the environmentalists and Industry. At a meeting in the Adriatic town of Urbino conferees to the first National conference on the environment recently argued tune problems facing italians. Tion Center Rose to 51 saturday As officials continued to search for one missing person. The Blaze was Britain a worse fire disaster since 70 children perished in 1927 in a movie Heater in Paisley Scotland. Police said the fire thursday night probably was arson and a search began for three boys who were seen running from a hut on a miniature Golf course where the Blaze was believed to have erupted. The 3v2-acre Complex of restaurants dance Halls bars Heaters and hotel rooms was filled with More than 2,000 vacationers and staff members when the fire ignited and within minutes engulfed the Structure. Most of the victims vacationers from Britain or Ireland were not yet identified saturday because of their extensive Burns. Washington a the United states has made the first move toward establishing diplomatic relations with East Germany by inviting its United nations observer to formal talks Here next week. A state department spokesman said saturday the initial meeting is scheduled for aug. 9 with assistant Secretary of state Walter j. Stoessel serving As Host to Dietmar Hucke act ing . Observer for the Ger a Man democratic Republic. France and Britain have established diplomatic ties with the communist government within the past year leaving the United states As the Only one of the world War ii West Erna lies with no such relations. The decision by the unite states has been anticipated by diplomatic observers Here As another move toward normalization of relations Between the West and communist Eastern Europe. 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