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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta POLISH SAILOR TO CIRCLE GLOBE Chris set ioij fnrcnt on conquering ihe ML LTvorest of sailing a single-handed trip around (he 34, a television personally in Poland, sailed oul of Newport Harbor on the first leg of Ins trip. He plans four stops in his 45-foot ketch rigged "Poloncz" during his year-long journey Cape Town, Soulh America and Spain. Forestry-tower man's job tough KfRKI.AND LAKE, Out. (CP) Life for forestry tower man George Hetlefeuilie is like that of a marathon flag-pole siller but it has its disractionswild- life in the woods below or girl- on a distant within range of his binoculars. Five (lays a week from mid- M a y to mid-September he climbs a ladder 85 steps high to perch overlooking thousands of acres of Northern Ontario woods lo watch for forest fires. Nixon car loaded with extras DETROIT CAP) Ford Mo- tor Co. and the United Klalcs Secret Sen'ice have announced that Ford h.is built a new c.ir for President Nixon. Word of Ihe new car, a spe- cially-built, armor-plated Lin- coln Cnntinent'al, leatod nil'. last week, but bolh Ford and the government declined to con- firm Ihe reports. In announcing delivery of the new cue, built by Ford in con- junction wilh the Secret .Service and Pf'G Industries, the auto- maker said Ihe car has: M-unil aerospace type control pruiel in Ihe compnrlmcnl [o handle a vari- ety of serial functions; two-way radio sys- tems and a public address sys- tem; heating and air- conditioning tinilK for the front and rear compartments; and fire resistant foam bladder fuel lanks of the type used in airplanes and race cars; spotlights to il- luminato the, U.S. and presi- dent's nags in Ihe front fenders at night. Ford declined to reveal Ihe cost of the car, but Industry sources have placed it around The car Is powered by a -IGO- cubic Inch, V-8 engine and uses regular fuel. Its interior Js upholstered in gray leather and (he floors arc covered with gray nylon carpet- ing UK> Eame uwyl in produc- tion models. Ford has had a contract lo build cars for Hie White House since Iho adminislralion of Cal- vin Coolidge in Ilio JWOs. Mis tower at I.ebcl 10 miles east of Kirkland Lake is the central one of five. Via a radio network, (he Lcbel tower re- ceives and relays reports all the others directly back lo Ihe ministry of uaural re- sources offices in Swastika. His day begins at ]0 a.m. and he spends tbc next eight hours perched on a padded chair giv- ing him a 300-degree sweep over Ihn surrounding area Ihrough (he glass windows of the tower observation booth. If be spots something suspi- cious he double checks wilh his binoculars and tries to get con- firmation via radio Irom oilier towers. PINS DOWN SITE To pinpoint n possible incipi- ent forest fire ho uses a Eire- rinder, an instrument by whicli he can sight In on smoke .ind can establish almost Ihe exact location of Ihe suspected fire. Once a fire is confirmed a radio message to divisional headquarters brings oul a plane lo check or the dispatch of a fircfightmg loam. "You ge! used lo says George when asked about (he loneliness of (he Cut he bas spotted about every kind of wildlife that exists in (ho northern forests. And he can train Ids binoculars on Crystal Beach. Once, one of bis distractions was a tray-girl com- mune in Ihe woods and George's long dnys were brightened by watching (he commune's occu- panls skinny-dipping. RC cardinal dies at 92 VATICAN CITY (An Paolo Cardinal Ciioblw, an Ital- ian who spent more than 30 years in the Vatican diplomatic service, died al his Rome apartment early today. He was 92 and had ticen bedridden for several months. His death reducwl Ihe Sacred College of Cardinals to JI7. He was 'tis oldest member. Cardinal Giobbo was papal nuncio in Colombia from 1925 to lOSfi ami tiion for 22 years was Intcrnuncio in tho Netherlands. Pope John named him a cardi- nal in 1558. The oldest remaining mem- ber of tho college now is Jose Cardinal da Costa Vuncz of Portugal, lie also is 92. Werfneidoy, Avguit 16, 1972 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD 37 ON SALE: AUG. 16 17 18 19 WHILE QUANTITIES usn LONG SLEEVE NYLON TOPS BLANKET Savings on belted toppers lor summer pacts or skirls. Loads of styles including jewel, turtle or grommet and lace lie necks! (tot popular vertical, horizontal and vertical flame stripes in fashion colors and color combinations. S-M-L MISSES' ACRYIIC DOUBU KNIT PANTS A blended blanket 55% Acrylic ancl 45% Rayon ttiat's washable! Finished with satin binding. Choice of 6 decorator colors. BOX Buy by the dozen and save! 12 quality, nylon briefs in each box, Elastic waist and legs featured. Assorted colors, One size. bargain in lhese'100% acrylic i V? double knits for dress or casual wear! Dome do sure, painted tab and elastic waistband with extension tab featured! Navy, Brown, Grey, Carnal or Red avail- able. 10-18. BRA BIKINI SETS OUR REGULAR PRICE T.29 SET KRESGE SPECIAL Trim 100% stretch nylon plain knit under- lings for your summer wear! Bra wilh wide slraps. Briefs have elastic legs. Assorted Ltplors. One size. T-SHIRTS OUR REGULAR PRICE 1.99 PKG. KRESGE SPECIAL Fruit of the Loom' while combed collons wilh short sleeves and hemmed bot- toms. 2 in each package. S-M-L ONE SIZE PANTY HOSE KRESGE PRICE CRIMPKNIT DRESS LENGTHS BIKINI PANT DRESS MEN'S COLOURED SHORTS OUR REGULAR PRICE 2.49 PKG. KRESGE SPECIAL PKG. Fancy rib knits have double seals and full elastic waists! 3 in a package. Blue, Green, Gold. S-M-L. PER YD. LENGTH The comforf of slrelch nylon for tired legs! Regu- lar briefs, seamless stockings, nude heels. Beige or Spice shades. Fit 95 Ibs. lo 160 Its. EACH' fleganl dark prints in Arnel Jersey to lake you on Ihe The long sleeved mini dresses arc matched wilh lillle briefs! Collar, scoop or v necks! Zipper, plain or billion fronts! Sizes 7-15. 100% Polyesler Crimpknit cut inlo W, yd. lengths! Just enough to make yourself a dress or pant suit! li's BO' wide, machine washable and needs no ironing! Fashion shades. COMBO SET One 2" binder. exercise books One 100 sheel refill. 1 divider. 1 pfind WRAP AROUND SCHOOL BAG Pkj. SECULAR 98c. SPECIAL FREE BOOK COVER with Purchase of School Supplies While Quantities Last! SATISFACTION GUARANTEED OR CHEERFULLY REFUNDED ;