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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 TH! IETHMIDGE HHAID Thundny, July 13, Shock waves under fire Blast experts study hearing problems SUFFfELD, Ma. (CP) Cotton batting Is ineffective In protecting the ear from shock waves, says J. B. Watson of De- fence Research Establishment Suffield. That's just one bit of knowl- edge gained In studies aimed at conserving the hearing of Cana- dian soldiers. The studies are being done by shock and blast experts in con- junction with the Defence Re- search Board's medical re- search centre in Toronto. Mr. Watson, head of the engi- neering research section, says that by knowing how shock waves work, soldiers can pro- tect their ears from weapon noise. For example, he says, when a soldier stands near a wall while firing a rifle, shock waves re- bound and ho gets hit twice. A tank commander who fired with a hatch cover opened upright behind his head also was receiv- ing needless noise waves. WEAR PROTECTION By gathering this type of In- formation, it can be determined when soldiers should wear pro- tective devices, he says. "Also, we're looking critically at protective devices and tiylng to improve them. For instance, there are which pro- vide 100-per-cent protection but they don't fit under a combat helmet." Much of the research, he snys, merely is watching sol- diers and suggesting simple ways of Improving their hearing protection. Larger problems could mean looking for modifications to weapons or protective equip- ment. The Suffield station Is In- volved because of its experience In shock and blast testing. Sci- entists have set off large TNT blasts over the years lo simu late the effects of a nuclear ex plosion on a variety of slruc tures. Mr. Watson's section now uses shock tubes, in which ex plosions are simulated, to leam more about the characteristics of shock waves. A model of a new Canadian warship under construction now is being tested in the tubes to find out how much stress its guns will create. EATON'S Smile! You're in for the happiest savings during Eaton's great record breaking sale. Re-check your Eaton 24-page flier delivered to your home Find smile-making savings on every page. Remember there are only two more days in which you can share in the savings, Re-Check Your Eaton Flier You'll Be Glad You Did. Smile! Jewellery Cases For men and Dandy jewellery cases in Tilley brand name. Attractive slylcs. Steel frame construc- tion. Ivory, Blue, Walnirt and Green color. 9- Jewellery, Main Floor Men's Philishave Shavers Unique shaving system. Floating heads that adapt lo the counlour of your face. Self-sharpening cutterst Trimmer for sideburns. On. and off switch. Complete wirh cord and case. 4 QQ SALE, each Shavers, Main Floor Men's Pass Case, Key Sets Pass case or pass case and key case sels. Both hold 12 or more credit cards as well as compartment for bills. Key tainer is dome fastener Jtyle fo hold 6 keys. Black or Brown. SALE, each 4.19 Jewellery, Main Floor Women's Scarves We've taken these right from our regular stock and marked them 'way low for quick clearance. Printed squares and oblongs. Rayon and acetate. Assorted shades and pa I ferns. "fl 59 BALE, each.............. to I Accessories, Main Floor Women's Belts Smart looking belts for Miladi. Suede and leather. Assorted colors. A QQ A QQ SALE, each and Accessories, Main Floor Watch Bands The modern look in watch bands. White Lxinds In leather, tapestry and elastic stretch bands. Wide ar- ray of colors. SALE, each Jewellery Main Floor Men's Cologne Here's value that seldom comes your way. Max Factor all over deodorant clearing at exceptional savings. SALE, each Coimetia, Main Floor Eatonia Lace Tablecloths Lace tablecloths made ir> England. Attractive floral design, finished with a scalloped edge. Can be wash- ed 'by hand or machine. Cotton. Ecru. Sire C OO Size 7 QQ SALE, each ___W.OC SALE, each ___I Sire CC round. SALE, each ___W.QW SALE, each ___DiDw Household Linens, Second Floor Printed Terry Towels Slunning multi-floral screen printed sheared cotton terry towels'in vibrant colours on a white background. Colours: Blue, Gold, or Rose. Bath Towels. Hand Towels. 4 SALE, each ....t-Wl SALE, each I -3C Face Cloths. OCw SALE, each DOp Household Linens, Second Floor Women's Shirts Nylon screen print. Button down front and machine washable. Short sleeves. So cool and smart for sum- mer wear. Sizes: Small, Medium and Large. SALE, each Sportswear, Main Floor Women's Shift Gowns Polyester, nylon and cation. Non clinging. Lace trim at neck. Sleeveless. While with floral pallern. Sires: Small, Medium and Large. SALf, each 3-99 4'" llngnrlo, Main Floor Armchair Swivel Rocker. 79 d Swag Lamps Here's a great opportunity to obtain a smart looking swag lamp at a big sale saving. Fealures amber glass and brass chain. QQ Sale, each I jf1 Lampir Second Floor Viking Compact Cassette Kit Solid state tape recorder. Kit includes batteries, mike and earphones. AC and DC adapter. M QQ SALE, kit 34 Home Entertainment, Second Floor Modern Davenport in Black Vinyl Comfortably padded with foam. Back lowers Jo form sleeping surface. Approximately 81" overall. Davenport. 4 pQ QQ SALE, each I fcWiWW SALE, each Swivel Rockei SALE, each Furniture, Second Floor 2-Piece Sectional Suite A good qualify sectional suite to grace your living room! Features hard-wearing nylopj surface fabric. Foam cushions and built-in lamp table. One only at this pricing, so be prompt. OOO 00 SALE, 2-piece suite.............. J J J" Furniture, Second Floor Power Mowers Magnesium deck. Deluxe handle, wheel adjuster, gas gauge. Vertical pull engines. 20" cutting size. A 4 n e SALE, each I I 22" cutting lize. 4 4 A e SALE, each I I lawn Moweri, Lower Floot Lawn Sprinklers Oscillatiig models. Fully adjustable to four posilions. To cover 2200 iquara fett. f? A Q SALE, each ..............................3.13 To cover 3000 square feet. 7 QQ SALE, each I .DO Garden Needs, Lower Floor Garden Hose Nylon reinforced. Three ply construction. Brass couplings. 50' lenglhi. C QC 75' lengths. O CQ SALE .........Wi33 SALE .........Oi33 100' lenglhi. 4 1 A A SALE ........I I "3O Garden Needs, Lower Floor Tennis Sets Big value for tennis buff. Set consists of 1 racquet and three tennis balls. SALE, set.............., Sporting Goods, Lower Floor Golf Cart Eaton's Truline deluxe model. Stands and rolls when folded. Hand grip and adjusting rubber padded sling back bracket. OAi QR SALE, each Sporting Goods, Lower Floor Golf Balls Solid ball. High impact plastic. Cut if Q QQ proof. SALE, dozen Sporting Goods, Lower Floor Garden Tiller 5 H.P. Briggs and Stratton motor. Forward and ro- verse controls. ft 95 SALE, each Garden Needs, Lowor Floor Pup Tents Scout Back Packer For use in the back yard or on those camping trips. Size 5' x 7' x 3'. Green and Yellow wilh plastic floor. Complete with poles and pegs. A OR SALE, each........................ jJlUW Sporting Goodi, Lower Floor Use to buy on your Eaton j Account, l Shop Eaton's Tonight Until 9 and Friday 'Til 9 for Record Breaking Sale Values. BUY LINE 328-8811 Ann Landers DEAR ANN LANDERS: Recently someone asked you to please publish something that might discourage drunken driving. Maybe this is it: Don "Big Daddy" Garllts is one of the top drag driver: In the world. He has driven cars over 200 MPH on the quar- ter mile from a standing start. Big Daddy travels over miles in a single season. He's a real pro. He didn't think a few drinks could hurt him, so he volun- teered to put on an exhibition to prove it. He drank 12 ounces of 86 proof whiskey. His blood registered .09, which is not even legally drunk in some places. The obstacle course was set up for him, with rubber pylons. He ran the course five times. On the- first four tries he knocked down half tho pylons. On the fifth try he knocked them ALL down. Getting to the statistics: His average while sober was 99 per cent. His average after the booze was 43 per cent. He decided then and there that he would never again drive a car if he had had more than one drink. It's shocking that only 6 per cent of the people drive while drunk, but they cause 66 per cent of all fatal accidents. Clocking In The Pits DEAR CLOCK: Thanks for the short course. DEAR ANN LANDERS: My huSDand's brother, his wife and their two children moved a few doors from us last sum- mer, they are a nice family' and I know my sister-in-law would do anything in the world for me. Tho problem is the way they talk. When Vera wants a favor she never says, "Will you please It's always, "I want you lo Yesterday her 12-year-old boy rang the doorbell and said, "Mom wants you to bring her a five pound sack of sugar when you go to the market today." My husband was standing there and I asked him if he had noticed the rudeness. He said, "Yes, I did notice it but it doesn't bother me because I know they mean well." He said it would be better if I didn't mention it because it might create strained relations. What do you say, Ann? I admit it rankles me and I'm not so sure my husband Is right. Like The DEAR TRIMMINGS: I'm cot optimistic about the chances for retraining your sister-in-law, but I feel you should cer- tainly say something to that 12-year-old kid. Sample; "How about hooking a please onto that instead of just giving an, DEAR ANN LANDERS: When I read the letter in your column signed "17 And High On Life" I decided to send you the lyrics to a song called "Life Is Such A Trippy Thing." Even without the melody the words will give you a lift. Make up your own rune and whistle it, Ann. "Gettin' stoned on sunshine, gettin' high on air 1 Gettin' to It naturally, really getlin' there; Gettin' such a howl on, lovin' what I do I'm so full of happiness, booked on something new. My pot is filled with flowers, my grass is bright and green, My tea Is brewin' in my cup, and still I make the scene; Please don't try to change me, I love the world I've found. Gotta fly my own sweet way, don't try to shoot me down." Hyle, Executive Director, Ding-A-Ling Club, Chicago DEAR RANK: I'm whistling and it's a trip! Thanks for sharing. THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "I do brush my leeth after every meal... That'i seven times a day." Cross-country exhibition for Newfoundland painter ST. JOHN'S, Nfld. CP) Fifteen paintings by Maureen Greene of St. John's are sched- uled for a cross-country torn1 this year. Although as an artist here, Mrs. Greene had tier first one-man show outside Newfoundland recently when her work was exhibited at the Beckett Gallery in Hamilton. Gallery owner Tom Beckett invited her to exhibit in his gal- lery during a visit here last summer. Mrs. Greene uses oils on ply- wood to form an intricate de- sign on the themes of flora and fauna. Her work has been called primitive, and one critic, while agreeing with this label because "it fits in the self-taught, appar- ently spontaneous said it also showed "sophistication and intent." Wife of lawyer Richard Greene and mother of four chil- dren aged five to 12, Mrs. Greene said she is able to com- plete only four or five paintings a year. -piaJcAipUwt, Ticket to fortune DUBLIN (Renter) A Ca- nadian will collect a jackpot in the Irish Sweepstakes even though he has lost the winning ticket, it was disclosed here Tuesday. The dilemma of the winner, William T. Armstrong, 61- year-old logger of Badger, Nfld., ramp to light following the July 1 running of the Irish Derby on which the sweep- stake is based. Armstrong held a winning ticket on Derby-winning Steel Pulse but he was unable to find it and could not remem- ber the man who sold the ticket to him. A spokesman [or the Irish Hospital's Sweepstakes here confirmed the number of the ticket, one of 15 jackpot win- ners, was in Armstrong's came. He said If Armstrong can provide proof of identity, the money will be banded over. "There coulri be some delay because we don't want to pay out twice, but he'll get his money even though he can't produce the the spokesman added. love is... having it song thai- means some- thing special to you. CLEARANCE SALE SPRING DRESSES and ENSEMBLES OFF SUMMER DRESSES .......25% OFF COATS: WOOL and UTILITY to OFF PANTSUITS Good Selection 25% OFF Whoop-Up Doyl Speciol Sportswear Price and Less Dresses and Suits Table of Blouses Reg. lo .....5.95 Open Mon. thru Sal. 9 to McFARLAND BLDG. 4th AVE. S., LETH. Thun. Fri., 9 lo 9 MAXINE'S JULY CLEARANCE SALE CONTINUES BIG SAVINGS ON DRESSES A Good Selection To Choose From 25% to off ONE RACK ONLY TO CLEAR AT LESS THAN PRICE 1 RAINWEAR OFF to PWCE LONG DRESSES and PATIO WEAR OFF to PRICE ax me s LADIES' WEAR 314-7th STREET SOUTH OPEN THURSDAYS UNTIL P.M. ;