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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta moon, Duke drills hole in surface Young in lunar hot rod Young trips over vital cable A jumping salute to flag Mtijo ly of alcoholics can, c.tfuirol drinking UALTlMnRK (AP) Alcoholics cnn he laviRlit to drink vilhout Retting drunk, Johns Hopkins researchers sny. Thn resc.trdrers In ;in flrliclc fo he published toon in .T Hrilisli journal thai the idea an alcoholic ran'l slnri aflcr Hie first drink is false. Mnclf'n rhrdnic akrilintit: volunlrcr.s urrn Apollo IG's explorers, already possessors ot I o sciunlilically intriguing rocks, drove iheir moon car to SLone Mountain loday. Tliey itlsmietl ti drive nearly halt way up the- l.c-CO-iooS moun- tain peak in this quest lor vol- canic remnants and ancient rocks. Commander John Young left the lunar ship Orion and stepped lo the surface for o sec- ond seven-hour surface excui1- siun at 11 Ml a.m. KST. Ho was followed twn mimile later by Charles M, Duke. They adjusted some scientific instruments, collected a few rocks, and headed south in the moon I o a r d Stone Mountain, 2i] miles away, "We're on our Young called out. As Duke partied the rover, he suddenly noticed he was slaiiny into a leloviiion camera relay- ing picture to Mission Control in Houston. Ihc bis eye looking right at lie quipped. "Boy, you can't pe; away with a tiling around here.'1 STARTED LATE Tlie moon men started the ex- plornlion an hour lale because they got lo bwl late Friday nighl and Mission Conlrol tin Houston wanted them Lo be well resfed. "Virn both got about seven hours sleep, and 1 fee! rcul good, just Duke ic- porlctl. "I slept like a baby and so did .John. I woke up one lime when f was cold ami had lo put on my slopping Y o u n g and Duke, who bounced and joked over [be Descartes pluloau for seven hours Friday, collected Iho two white rocks on tiieir firsf lunar drive, fcriontisls said they could be important in understanding the maoMv. [urination. Mnjor l.trppl for the second seven-hour drive was Stone Mountain, a peak 2.6 miles south of the landing Eile. Ytnmj! and Duke hope to steer Ifjoir moon car around boulders rsiul cralers aboul TOO feet up the lerractxi mountain lo gather rocks al various levels. Some of (lie material might have bwn Jicaml up from 500 feet below Hie surface by colcnnic action. The activity follows a huyy first day on the moon during vshicli Ihe moon men set up a scientific station and. erected a f if tli U.S. flag on the surface before starting Ihcir driving ex- pedition. EXPEimiENT RUINED The sciem-o slaLion lost its top priority experiment, a Sl-2-mil- lion lieal flow probe, when Young accidentally stumbled oi'er a cablf. Youtig apolopr.otf many limes during the day and asked if a way could be figured to fix it. Ground ronI rollers said they (lioupht was liitlc chance vnrioiLs were under study. Mission Cunlrol cul Sunday's Ihird excursion to five hours from seicn to the moon men extra rest before they lift off late Mint clay. Oriqinally, the had H sleep period primal before lift nff. Bui this" was eliminated in a new fliphi plan thnl linil lo lie uridrii ;iftcr Hi? lunar ship Orinn landed Into Thursday be- cause of problems wifii (lie en- gine nf Iho comm.iru! sliip. Thomas Ken Mnllinply conlin- lo orliil in the command vessel hxhiy. conducting scicn- Iffic cxpcriinenl-s. chec LAKE, fCF) avt'rapim! M25 are In ilid to Prahie. (armors, Justice Otto LanR an- iicv.mcTrl 1'iithiy. Mr. minister responsi- ble' for I he Canadian wheat bcjjird. ST. id. than producers will gel the cheques under fjovern- mt'ru'.s iv.'o-pritc system for v.hrnl. Tnc total million. Tin1 cheques will be about 5-j-jo. he said. T the two-price system, Hie pays farmers the difference betv.ecn ?U anil Ihc -b u s h e 1 price charpcd mills for wheat (or human consnmplLoii In Canada. The difference is distributed among farmers on the basis of the number of acres, up to a maximum tif MO, Ihal they have in production. Acres used for other prains such ns oats and barley are iticiudrd in addition lo ivhcal acres'. The payment will be 81.6 ceiUs an acre. The paid by Canadian mills goes to the Canadian wheat board, official selling agency for the farmers. The board then deducts hand- ling costs find pays the remain- der to farmers. victory PARIS <'Router) Georges Fonipulnu seems as- sured of winning Sunday's refer- endum on Common Marke: en- largement, nltlnnch Hie possi- ble margin of victory Is still causing concern among many of his Gaullist supporters. Jn a Una" dramatic appeal for a larRc "yes" vole, Pompidou Issued a stern warning Friday Huii the Common Market "wither away and die'1 Britain la not allowed to enler. Europe will pet. its true di- mension only if Frenchmen ap- prove enlargement of the Com- nion MarkeL riespito the obvious problems thai uould the 10-nntion group, he said in a coiiTurv-widc television address. Four wounded ill B.C. UTi Tour prriplc wounded early (cxlny a man fired several shots a pistol in a rcslnnr- nnt in this Vancouver Island community. Xo namrs released and furllicr details noL imme- diately available. Roivers suddenly turn up after being feared, lost a 'Pity! He doing so tha Ixtsjiitat fHeuIrr) .'t.lm f5i I'isli Tic rower, and his prl-fricml, Syl- vin Cook, feared lost al sea in 3 cyclone six weeks ago, suddenly turned up today at a resort is- land off the Queensland coast. K x c i t o d holulnymnkers on Haymnn Island, 600 miles north of Brisbane, moblird itic couple afler Ihf-y roiuy) their barna- clc-encrustccl boat Bri- tannia II alongsido (lie jelly, lo complete an trip across (he Pacific. "U'c'd like a shower, sonic I'd like a fcaid Fairfax as he stepped asliore clad only In shorts. Ho ;ui nnn hy ,1 W tiny, neo but a doctor uho cx.'iinuir'l Iho enlurcr and Ins 31-year-old j: j r 1 -f r i c n '1 pro- mmnccd ilu'in fit nfler I lie ninr- alhon rowing tiip which on April 2.1 from Snn Francisco. n luMrly brivikf.isl and a Ihc toiipl-.' p.'irt-n's in Tmp "II was much but wo m rde Fs i s.'i id i n ex- pl.'iininjj ttiat they had managed (o ride out. four cyclones which raped off Ihe (Jneensland const d u ring Ihe InsL rtionUis, Tim vorM, c o rl r -n a ni r d Dimly, r-lriicV artnind Kasler anil it VV.TS aflcr this (hat Ihe couple were drowned. TJicy tiad last heen sighted Feb. 23 aboiit 200 miles south- cast of the Solomon Islands -.nth nbonl 1.700 miles still to 50. For Fairfax the Irarv-Pacifie rowing trip is a second achieve- ment. In July. he lieramo Hie nwn (o rmv liie Allsn- (ic s i n g 1 e h a n d e d when ho stepped flfhore near Fort Lau- dcrrtale, Fla. The manager of Ihe Ilayman Island holiday resort. Andre Mao.sii Miid I-'aitlnN and Mixs Cook flying lo Uris- bane later today. ;