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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 46 THE IETHBRIDGE HERAID Wednesday, May 9, 1973 Soldiering not all work Airmen have variety of hobbies ant 'Ml work and no play Jack a dull If the old adage is true there are very few dull in the Canadian Forces Air De- fence Command the country from lonely radar sta- tions to bustling fighter bases, the personnel of ADC make full use of their leisure time in the pursuit of their hobbies The span of their noMiiAs is nearly as large as the dis- tance between then stations Knnv> hinlti and thplr own aircraft while others build radio-controlled models Thei e is a taxidermist and a disc loc- key, a long-distance walker and one husband and wife team aie YL CFB Bagohille Captain Don Farion spends his leisuie time doing what he does at work He flies an airplane a supersonic CF-101 but uth arother nf mnripl HP makes mmi- ptiue furniture and people He has created the staff and equip- ment to man a model of ADC's underground Semi Automatic (hound When not making InMe people and chans and proiectois. the Maior hand canes the ciests of the units he has sened with One serviceman has turned an everyday event into a hobby He walks, not around the block but 50 to 100 miles a1 a time Cpl R P Phillips competes a long distance waikei ?iid ropes to have the woild reeoid ior 24 48 and 72 hour non-btop walking At CFB Penhold. Alta anoth- er ADC serviceman goes walk- ing as part of his hobby MWO L T DeCosse carries a metal detector and searches aban- doned farm sites for artifacts. He has found jewelleiy, watch- es and coins during his search- es When winter forces him in- side, the Warrant keeps busy making ceramic objects Per- haps some future treasure hunter will tmd one of his ob- jects and call it an artifact Perthold serviceman is a taxidermist in his leisure time. MCpl Mic Ellenwood has been stuffing animals, especial- K birds, since he was twehe. His work is displajed in nat- uralist exhibits to give people a closer look at wildlife At least one sen iceman spends his leisure time helping othet people fill theirs He is a disc jockey on the unit radio station nights a week. Cpl W J Klus has -rly 3.000 hours of on-the-air time, both commercial and Forces. To the personnel at CFS Chibouga- mau Cpl Klus provides many hours of diversion Hobby keeps mind active SIMPSONS bears Definitely summer material olvester doubleknit suits or light and easy liv a-Contmenial Style n qiei v.un centre vent regular prxkpts ana fl.ipc b-Nest Checks ith 3 P wrlopp fiao oof c-Piains v.ith Happed pair n On e jpo i n ijnmicrtime i n s s hours at around 10 OCO Deaths would come fiom collapsing buildings and falling The San Fiancisco mcasui ed 8 3 on the Richter su le comoated with 64 for Lo- Angeles in 1971 At a iec2nt sfate hearing on eaithquake safet-v here ques- tions were rjwied whether the mam danger in skyscrapers m glil not come fiom fires with thousands of people ins'de oy blocked ele- vators and s'airwells Normal Near normal Voncouv Edmonton Regma Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa Monl-eal Halifax St John J Preclpltntlon Vancouver 1 9 Edmonton Raflino Toronto Ottawa Montraal Halifex St. John's PrecEDitation Wfirm. Temperatures are expected to be above normal for most of the country over the 30 days with light to noderate rainfall accoidmg to the United States Weather lureau 30-day forecast This is not a specific forecast and changes may occur. ;