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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, August 19, 1970 THE IETH6RIDGE HERALD 25 Mariner Flights Seen Forerunner Of Grand Tours Of The Planets PASADENA, Calif. (AP) A U.S. Mariner spacecraft equipped wilh television cameras will fly by Venus and Mercury in 1974 in what the i o n 's scientific co-ordlnator calls a forerunner of grand tours of the planets. Grand Tours, proposed for the end of tin's decade, would gravitational force of the planets to swing a spacecraft some three billion miles to the edge of the solar system. The Mariner to be launched in the fall of 1973 will employ the gravity of Venus, to reach Mercury, nearest planet to the sun and in an orbit SO to 136 million miles from earth. Without tills boost, said Dr. James A. Dunne, "it would take half again as much energy it beyond the capabilities of our launch vehicle. Little is known about Mercury which is smaller by one-third than Venus and earth. The Soviet Union sent its seventh unmanned spacecraft toward Venus Monday, but gave few details. It claims that three of its previous probes made landings on the hot planet. WOULD COST-SID MILLION Dunne, 36, a geologist at the U.S. Space Agency's jet propulsion laboratory here, says space flights to such distant planets as Mercury are worth the expenditure in this case don't know what it looks like; this will be our first real glimpse. Is it heavily cratercd or swept clean, or rugged with mountains? We just don't know. There is no agreement yet Mercury even lias an atmosphere." WILL EXAMINE DATA Dunne's team of 45 scientists from 21 universities will examine data including what he hopes will be hundreds of pictures of Mercury, some from as close as 625 miles, and clearer than telescopic view of the moon. Previous Mariner missions dispelled a number of myths about Mars but left open a number of mysteries about Venus. Mariners VI and VII televised 300 photos of Mars 60 million miles away last year, and that telescopes had detected for centuries were nowhere to be seen from than miles up. In Mariner V swept by Venus within miles a day after the Soviets parachuted a space capsule on the planet's surface. Neither carried cameras because there was little hope at the time that the murky atmosphere could be penetrated. Spiked In Ireland ARMAGH (AP) British troops fixed metal spikes across country roads on the border with the Irish Republic today. The move was aimed at tightening security on the border where two Ulster policemen were killed in a booby trap blast last week. Twenty-five miles of roads are being spiked to prevent vehicles using unauthorized routes between the two Clothing Man Irked At Pelt Ban Cutters and Butchers Workmen of North America. Together, the two represent workers who treat, fashion and make pelts for the garment industry. Meanwhile, a Brockton, Mass., firm filed a suit in U.S. district court challenging the constitutionality of the law. Palladio, inc., which said it did worth of .business in crocodile and alligstor shoes last year, said only two of the 24 species cited in the state law are on the federal list of endangered species. A Syracuse-based A. E. NeMeton had filed an earlier court challenge in state Supreme Court. Meanwhile, signs in several leather speciality shops, along Manhattan's Fifth Avenue announced some the first in their Court Sentences 17 PI-INOM PENH (Reuters) pronghorn antelope occurs only in North America and has no close relatives. NEW YORK (AP) As the Sept. 1 deadline approaches banning the manufacture and sale in New York state of Judge For Inquiry OTTAWA (CP) Judge E J C Stewart of Cambodian military tribunal sentenced 17 persons to death in their absence today, including nine members of Prince Sihanouk's government-in-exile in Peking, for conspiracy to commit (reason. The court also sentenced Prince Sihanouk's wife, Princess Monique, and her mother, Pom Peang, to life imprisonment at hard labor on specific charges of smuggling and selling weapons to the Viet Cong. The prince, ousted as Cambodia's head of state March 18, was himself sentenced to death in absentia after a three-day trial in July. The court, in a five-hour sitting, also ordered the property of the 17 men and two women to be confiscated and their citizenship taken DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC Certified Dental Mechanic Metropolitan Bldg. 328-4095 thing from the pelts of endangered species, a furore over the law establishing the ban is unfolding. Unionists arc siding with conservationists, manufacturers are filing court challenges and retailers are holding sales on the items. The union representing most of the fur workers in the United States, the1 Furriers Joint Council, reached an agreement Monday with the World Wildlife Fund to "no longer cut, fashion or fabricate skins" of such endangered species as leopards, cheetahs, ocelots and jaguars. The joint council is affiliated with the Amalgamated "In order to understand the earth as a member of the solar system we need to understand more about the other planets, gross chemical composition, some indications of their internal structure and the process that went into forming says Dunne. Mercury fooled ancient astronomers: They deemed it two Mercury in the morning and Apollo in the evening. Not unitl 1965 did U.S. scientists confirm that it rotated on its axis every 56 days. "It is very difficult to observe because it never strays very far from the Dunne Crash Kills Four OLDS (CP) Mrs. Harry Ssibel, 64, of Didsbury, Alta., died in hospital here of injuries suffered Sunday in a two-car crash that also took three other lives. The collision near Olds, 50 miles north of Calgary, also killed Joseph Arsenauld, 37, of Canadian Forces Base Moose Jaw, Sask., Olga Davies, 58 and Ernest Simmonds, 76, both of court will preside over the formal inquiry into collision of the Soviet freighter Sergey Yesenin and the British Columbia ferry Queen of Victoria, the transport department announced Tuesday. Three persons were killed in the Aug. 2 collision which occurred in a narrow passage along the ferry's Victoria-Vancouver route. The inquiry will be held under the Canada Shipping Act. Its hearings open Wednesday in THIS IS THE WAY THE GOVERNMENT WASTES YOUR MONEY Mistakes happen and money will bo mis-spent. But when it's your money, you hove a right to know about it. Thai's what keeps A. Maxwell Henderson, auditor-general in business. This Saturday, Weekend Maga-zie discloses how your watchdog tracks down the stupidity and larceny that costs you, the tax-payer, money. In Your lethbridge Herald Weekend WHAT'S CRAZY, LOONY, NUTTY AND SAVES YOU MONEY THURSDAY, FRIDAY AfiD SATURDAY SPECIAL GARBAGE BAGS OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 9 p.m. 6th St. S., Lethbridge Phpne 327-6727 SPECIAL Plastic Heavy Duty tags CRAZEEE PRICE i: SPECIAL i: CARVING BOARDS Reg. 2.99 THURSDAY, AUG. 20th DOOR OPENER SPECIAL 9 a.m. SHARP 15 MINUTES ONLY 24" BARBECUE CRAZEEE PRICE rf S Reg. Marshall Wells Low Price 9.99 3.99 ONE PER CUSTOMER FRIDAY, AUG. 21st DOOR OPENER SPECIAL 9 a.m. SHARP 15 MINUTES ONLY BBQ CHARCOAL STARTER Reg. 59c. CRAZEEE PRICE 3 PER CUSTOMER 3-PCE. STAINLESS STEEL MIXING BOWL SET Reg. 3.79. CRAZEEE PRICE FROM OUR FURNITURE DEPT. HIDE-A-BED SPECIAL IRONING BOARD SET I CRAZEEE 1 PRICE Machine Washable Thick Cushion Pad 179.95 100% NYLON COVER. 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