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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 23, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta yang Tri City crushed v CHILD PLAY Childicn u; li o up in formation the Mun inq CT rehearsal of the Salule cf lac Youth program be? port cf Ihe opening ceremony for the 20lh pic Games Saturday. pc. r f in t fi c p ro c; T a m A tola! of children will tak iAPi 1 1 nds out a suundck'i'iuf; u uUtt si) luive the Soulh their AineL'icun 11 LS be methodically levelled, i'. will protKil.1v mil lie Hie Last if the continues, s'ibiHic.s that osu-o made fhe Virlitam War dif- "limited" Eip- proncii by the United States to the Viol Cons "insur- the aimed at hack "tho hearts and minds" of the I u swept aside. lei the South Viclname.se com tor-offensive moved into gear late in June, the North Vietnamese rolled out their 1 guns. Tlic Snulh Vk-tuame.si; wheeled in llu-ii' heavy STATl'KS The United States held off its pinner for a few weeks but umv i1 yes Piein when the South Vi'.'lnaiiKW ask for j them. One levelleil (bo iiice chief's and IT'S Harden full of ancient C'tunn states with n "smart" btunb ID days Others sniashrd a wide in the iiDilhwesl comer of tiie old Citadel with seven smiul bombs last week. Twtny Quani! Tri settles into the earth, flattened like a matchbox under Ihe. wheels of a locomotive. Not a church or a pagoda .staiuLs in a region noted for ilo farmers working tlie sally Tri soil lind to Iwliuve in something to live in so desolate a place. A few who fled the bombing are allowed back into the war They fill empty sand hntfs with broken crockery and pieces of family mo- me it us, then hitch a ride br.ck south to i camps. CALL IT DKSK11T American call the last stretch of Quang Tri City "the great Gobi ne-sert." Vo- hu-les iniro In Ihe deep sand. The wreekiif-c of tanks of both siik-s sil.s alongside wa- (erholes or beside- saiulbanks. The Honlli Victnamo.sc mn- rines infiide Quanj; Tri have taken well over casu- alties in 2T> days nl a con- servative estimate, their American advisers say. No one wants to go forward or hack, only In crouch under a and listen for the boom of a distant glut firing. At least shells boom Into Quamj Tri every day, they say, and that is not counting Hie shelling and air strike.-; launched the North Vietnamese. FISHER PONDERS AS SPASSKY POURS-Bobby Fischer pcnders his next movo in 16th gamo of tho World Chess Championsh'p ai Boris Spassky slarti to pour a warm drink. Game which was hclcf in Reykjavik, Iceland, declared a draw- 7 solar storm equals 2 billion il-hombs By C.LUNNIS 7.ILM OTTAWA (CP) Suilbntliers .seen little of tho .sun this yciir, Imt solar iisti'oiuili'.ei's iiavc lol tbeir liniul.s full wilh tlicy ilcsciihc r.s "liiglily unusual solar activity." Tlic viHisual activily this year, particulnrly during Au- gust, occurred during a poriixl r S SIMPSONS ears Sleep tight under fashion sheets at their gayest. All Perma-Prest, of course And for 3 days only, delightfully on sale. FLAT 72" x 96" or FITTED 39" x 75" Reg. 5.69 en. fashion's favorite puUirt end to Iho plain theef. has 123 threads par sq. In. Perma-Frest lor iruicFiin-j no-iron care. Filteds have cJasio-fit corners. Plata havn neatly lismmf-rJcTirJs. a-'Petal print en ground.Choose l.ilac, Gold, Pink or Clue. S'lipc'. AHaclifid borders on pllfovjcases match Blrippi. Lilac, Goirf, Grcon or on White the sun was supposed to be quiet. One violent solar storm car- ier this morl'i "will down in istory as flre: t flare iug. mid Ur. Viirlor CJiil- iranch of National Re- senrch Corndl. He and colleague Dr, Lome A very said In an interview, lowcvcr, that there is cvi- Icncc to link the 'abnormal jvity with abnormally-rainy cold weather in the east or unusually-hot and dry v.cathcr n British Columbia. The solar storms did have an effect on radio transmissions and were related to brilliant displays of the northern lights. VAIUHS KKGULAKLY Solar activity has varied In regular 11-year cycles, but re- ccnl activity has unpredic- table. Since observations of sunspoi activily began to carefully recorded during Ihe 1700s, 20 of the 11-year cycles have chartered, Dr. (JaJzauskas ex- plained. The last peak period for fiolar activity was 1961! anci the surface of the sun was ex- pected to bcL'omc progressively quieter until 1975. The storm Aug. 7 was one of the largest. Dr. A very calculated 31 woulrl take Niagara Falls power sta Lions 10 biltion years to produce hat amount of energy. 'Or you might say the energy output equal to that from two billion hydrogen tl-.a vaiicity, fill rJ, t'w it c DOUBVE FIAT 80" x Or Fined 54" x Reg. QUEEN FLAT 90" x or fined 60" x 80' Reg, PILLOW CASES 42" x Reg. A'99 CO. 6t9 2 .22 pair Available! from coast To coast In Canada Itirougn an Simpsons-Sears olorea and selected Cdtafogue satias offices, tfiis very speci.il oileriathasinceresl effort Simpsons-Sears can make (o bring you merchandlsa thai combinea lino qualify the tovi'Ciil possible price. Y