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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Auguil 1973 THt LETHBRlDOt HBIAID I Illegal ivory traffic nets poacher up to per animal Nairobi police launch war on rampant elephant slaughter At the waterhole These quietly grazing by an African flourishing In parts of the continent and is the sub- may find their peace shattered if they become ject of police he target of poachers. An illegal tusk trade has been Sears Straight shooters from 'The Hunt Shop' Churchill 30.06 'Equerry Sporter' Rifle Superbly customized fay world famous Churchill gunsmiths of London with new barrel and stock. Based on the reknowned action. Check the full pistol grip with white the hooded bead front the rhumS type right-side safety. With sling 5-shot magazine capacity. 109 98 Remington 870 AP Wingmaster Shotgun A full choke 12-gauge shotgun featuring a receiver machined from one solid block of steel for strength and durability. Takes standard with 3. about with rich walnut stock and forearm. 109 98 Winchester 150 with scope Lever-actiort .22 calibre carbine in- spired by the famous Winchester '94'. With cross-bolt walnut finish- ed forearm. Tasco 4X wide angle scope with crosshair reticle. at Simpsons-Sears you get the finest guarantee satisfaction or money refunded and free delivery 99 99 with scope Sears Simpsons-Sears Ltd. SPORTS CENTRE WHERETHE NEW IDEAS ARE our store-to-door service STORE Daily a.m to and mcTo men 01 me way 321.9231 By JEFF RADFORD ChiiitUn Science Monitor hoard of illicit elephant tusks worth more than was cap- tured by police in Nairobi on Aug. in what appears to be a major crackdown on the rampant slaughter of ele- phants in East Africa. Denied Directors of an import-ex- port company and an Ameri- can connected with the com- pany. Richard William Har- were charged Aug. 6 with illegal possession of pounds of ivory. Mr. Harvey is to be tried along with two Ugandans and two Kenyans who were re- portedly directors of the trad- ing Distribution Ltd. The charges were denied in preliminary court hearings. Alarm had been spreading among wildlife conservation- ists here that a steep rise in elephant poaching threaten- ed the survival of Kenya's estimated pachyderm popula- tion of to Throughout ele- phant carcasses lie in the sun after removal of the curving teeth that have be- come so valuable. v Killing a well-tusked elephant can bring a poacher sip to Embarrassed by allega- tions that some prominent names might be Involved In the illegal ivory high government officials had re- cently sounded the warning that the racket would be halted. Mr. Harvey and his col- leagues were the first to be snared since the crackdown. Prohibited WiHLife officials in during the week before the ar- urged that all per- mits to hunt elephant be re- voked immediately until the decimation of herds is assess- ed. Kenya's director of national parks suggested that all game-trophy dealing should be prohibited for we during which poaching dam- age would be evaluated. He also called for a 40-to-W day amnesty period for peo- ple now in possession of il- legal such ea unli- censed and to surrender or eiport them. I n neighboring Tanzania and in laws have been passed to prohibit exporta- tion of ivory. As a tusks from these countries are be- ing smuggled into Kenya T they can be exported if licensing can be falsified. Sears This colourful shgg will make a world of difference in your home Save on 3 room coverage' Save sq. yd Reg. sq. yd 799 sq. yd Warm up to a vibrant snag carpet that breaks boredom of blah floors and turns your rooms into a glowing flow of colour. 'Cherie' is dense and made of lustrous Du Pont filament nylon pile that's as robust and hard-wearing as it is soft-looking. Ifs artfully blended In tri-colours In the latest decorator combinations. Choose yours today. 12' width. sq. yds. Average coverage for living dining room and hallway. Simpsons-Sears everyday low price 'Lively'. Economy shag In 10 bright colours. 12' width only. Bonded rubber undercushion. 55.99 sq. yd Shag rakes to restore your carpet to its original shaggy beauty. Ideal for a quick lift between vacuurmngs. a-Rake ea. b-Deluxe rake with curved head. ea. Floor Fothionf Call our floor fashion consultant At Simpsons-Sears you work with a professional right in your own home. See get advice. Simpsons-Sears Ltd- STORE Open Daily from a.m. to p.m. Thurs. and Frl. a.m. to 30 p.m. Village 328-9231. ;