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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta g THE IttHBRIDGE HERALD Mtniaf, April 10, 1970 BEWARE! YOU ARE IN LONG COUNTY AND APPROACHING LUDOWICI, GEORGIA OOH'IGET in QPFPHTRAP fucctiMKAULIrJUml cAtfGtfliKAOrttU mMr covERNqjil fortune Froivned 3ut Luck Helped Apollo 13 Creiv By PAUL RECER HOUSTON' (AP) Fortune may have frowned on Apollo 13, ut it didn't bite. Unlucky 13 had luck when it.was needed lost. If fortune had really wanted t be nasty, there were dozens circumstances which could have been changed only slightly and awarded unforgiving space tragic victory. Had the explosion come two ays later, after the lunar mod- le had landed on the moon, e would have been no hope rf the astronauts ever returning earth. PROTECTING THE SIGN A Georgia State Trooper stands guard over one of two signs ordered erected by Gov. Lester Maddox on U.S. 301 at each end of Long County. The billboards, guarded around the clock, were erected by the governor at a cost of each. The highway through the country is a heavily travelled tourist route from South Carolina to Florida. New Credit-Rating System For Ad Agencies Approved TORONTO (CP) The Cana- dJsa Daily Newspaper Publish- ers Association has approved a new credit-rating system for ad- vertising agencies. In effect, the new plan estab- lishes a three-level rating to re- place the old two-level one. Previously, agencies were classified for the information of member newspapers of CDKPA as national or. regional. These ratings were provided to CDNPA members for their guidance in giving credit to ad- vertising agencies, but did not require the members to grant commissions or cash discounts or determine the rales chargec for advertising on their pages. To qualify as a national ad- vertiser, an agency had to show that it had working capital of at least A regional adver- tiser needed working capital of SET NEW CATEGORIES Under the new listings, credi requirements for the top-leve agencies are unchanged, while others are broken into two cate- jories-those for which credit may be granted and those for which no credit is recom- mended. Agencies report their finan- cial position to CDNPA, which then can pass the information Frightened Man Hides 34 Years n to its members who mat ie decision as to whether the hould accept advertising from he agency on credit. Tlie new credit listings are: listing, which requires working capital of at leasf the same as in the oi national rating. listing, which requires an agency to have current workinj capital equal, to at least tw months' newspaper billings. listing, where an esta jshed agency' may pay eas with.orders for advertising space and receive commission. SEGOVIA, Spain (AP) A man who has. been ifl hidng for 3-i years, afraid of political re prisals, has surrendered to au tborilies In this central Spanish province. He is Saturnine de Ureas Gil 59, mayor of the village Mudrian until tiie beginning o the Spanish civil war in 1936. Police said he turned himsel in a few days ago and was re- leased after questioning. He was quoted as telling po lice he sought shelter at the home at a brother to avoid pos sible consequences of his actiyi ties as mayof and had lived in the garret there ever since. H made up his mind to surrender after hearing there was an am neaty for political offences dat ing to civil war times. The accident aboard Apollo 13 Monday night destroyed the main rocket system, the power- ful service propulsion engine. It GM Cuts Price Of Small Cars OSHAWA, Out. (CP) Gen- eral Motors of Canada an- nounced today it has cut the suggested retail prices of its Nova and Acadian lines of small family cars by The announcement said the reductions apply to all six- and eight-cylinder cars in the two- door coupe and four-door sedan series. The reduction was made pos- sible by a lowering in the price of the base vehicle, a change in dealer discounts and certain changes in equipment, the com- pany said: Pearson Issues Warning ROME (AP) Lester B. Pearson warns that the vast re- gional disparity between the world's rich countries in the north and the poor in the south could produce a series of revo- u'ions similar to those in Eu- rope in 1948. The former Canadian prime minister says in Ceres, United Nations publication of the Food and Agriculture Organization: "Without an exceptional ef- fort, including grants and a transfer at least on a scale equivalent to the hundreds of millions at acres under- pinning the growth of the devel- oping slates in the 19th century we shall face a period of deepening crisis and misery and one destined to culmi- nate again in a new and more terrible year of revolution. "The equally hopeless alter- natives of subsistence farming and the unemployment that is e lot of migrants to the cities creating this danger would have been unable to rocket tha spacecraft out of lunar orbit. Had the descent engine been used up in a moon landing, the astronauts would have been trapped on or about the moon. SPARED BAD CHOICE If astronauts James A. Lovell and Fred W. Haise bad been on the moon wiKn the explosion oc- curred, they would have had the choice of perishing on the moon as the lunar module oxygen tod power ran out, or rocketing into lunar orbit, linking up with John L. Swigert in the command module, and losing their life there with him. Swigert would have bad no choice. Odyssey would have be- come anendlessly orbiting tomb. But the explosion occurred white moa were moving toward the moon. The lunar module, Aquarius, was still attached to the Odyssey. The moon lander's engines were unfired and its power, oxygen and water nip- plies were still untapped. When the accident destroyed the service propulsion engine, there was Aquarius, ready to bring them back. VENTED INTO SPACE Only one of the two oxygen tanks in the service module ex- ploded. Had the first set off an Kopecline Papers Are Impounded BOSTON' arking lot and endcdup under i parked bus. The broken arm prevented him from working for .hrce months. Anton KlcUl, a skiing super- visor from the department of Indian Affairs and northern de- velopment duties include checking public safety on the Marmot Basin runs, said llx> trail whcie the snow was piled was marked with the customary crossed poles. Hn said he traced a vA ot tracks believed to be those of Dr. Dunsworth's skies and salt! they showed a failure to nego- tiate the turn where the trail narrowed. CALGARY'S I JPalliser Square... Invites leasing inquiries on the exciting new... MAKE HATS More than 50 hat-making fac- tories operate in Danbury, Coon. boutique and specialty shops 175 loXW sq.ft. areas PLANS PICTURES INFORMATION npmTHBN 20S MMITIB CALGARY, Albtfta ;