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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta New York Times Service NEW YORK About every 26 months, when the planet Mars swings relatively close to the earth, it shines brightly in the eastern sky after sunset, an unmistakable, un- flickering reddish beacon se- cond in planetary brilliance only to Venus. This occurred Tuesday night as Mars moved within miles of the earth. its closest approach since the summer of 1971. Because of Mars's more eccentric orbit, it can swing in as close as 35 million miles from earth and then move out as much as 63 million miles. Mars will continue to be prominent in the night sky for several weeks, appearing low in the east about one hour after sunset and rising until it is high overhead at about mid- VICTORIAN ORDER OF NURSES MEMBER AGENCY OF THE UNITED WAY GIVE The United Way Thanks to you -Its working THERE'S NOTHING LIKE A DROPOV Now available throughout Alberta. vcieDvr ni IAPITOL FURNITURE and CARPETS Annual CONVENIENT TERMS AVAILABLE CONTINUES Harvest yourself bountiful savings on our entire stock of Furniture, Appliances, Carpets and Beaamg Shop to 9 Tonight and Friday Our 38 Year reputation of volume buying and LOW PRICES Is Your guarantee of Best Values and complete satisfaction! Appliances Chesterfield Suites Israeli flag at the line An Israeli flag hangs over an Israeli outpost on the 1967 cease-fire line with Syria that was overrun early in the current Middle East War but has been re- captured by Israelis. MARS PROMINENT IN NIGHT SKY night. The Hayden Planetarium here reports that, with small telescopes, some of the planet's surface coloring and markings should be clearly visible. It is no coincidence that, at the time of this close approach, a convoy of four Soviet spacecraft is on its way to explore the environs of Mars and attempt landings on its windswept, desert surface. The four unmanned craft designated Mars 4. 5, 6 and 7 were launched in late July and early August and are scheduled to rendezvous with Mars between mid-February and mid-March. In a departure from their usual secrecy. Soviet officials said that the four vehicles were aimed for "fly-by, or- biter and lander" missions. In 1971, the Soviet Union succeeded in soft-landing a capsule on Mars, but it emitted signals for only 20 seconds. The United States, whose Mariner 9 orbited Mars in 1971 and mapped the planet, miss- ed this opportunity to explore Mars. But it has already selected landing sites for two viking spacecraft that are to be launched in 1975, shortly before the planet's next closest approach. The Viking landings would come in the summer of 1976, one of them possibly on July 4 the nation's 200th birthday Westinghouse Counter Top Fridge Ideal for family room use........ Westinghouse Freezers 23 cubic foot. In Stock Westinghouse Automatic Washer and Dryer Matched pair. White............. Westinghouse Washer Front load, tumble, deluxe model. Gold.... Westinghouse Fridge 14 cubic foot deluxe frost free........ Value 179" 284" 511" 399 469" Harvest Sale Price Kroihler Colonial Sod and Chair Cape Cod. Assorted fabrics................ Value 599" Harvest Sale Price 459 .00 2AQ.OO Executive Group 449.00 2gg.oo 389 4 pieces. Chesterfield, two chairs and foot- stool In Gable Sunset rmtenal........... Contemporary Suites 2 piece A good selection of fabrics and colors.................... Tynan Sectional Three piece large size in contemporary de- sign Russel walnut, brown fabric....... These are only examples of the store-wide 200 chesterfield suites to choose from, as of love seats. 749 249 1095" sale stock. We have over well as a good selection Dining Room Suites Stereo and Television 7 Piece Kitchen Suites 8 Pee. Stanley Dining Room Suite In beautiful oak finish 5 Piece Kitchen Suites Value 151" 1149.o. 99" 65 .00 Westinghouse Stereo Console Admiral 26" Color TV 00 Table model Westinghouse Stereo Console, Value 44Q.OO 679" 299 499 Harvest Sale Price 599 239.00 399-M Bedding Department Bedroom Suites SIMMONS CONTESSA DELUXE QUILT TOP MATTRESS AND BOX SPRING UNITS Andrew Malcolm Suite 3 pee. suite with triple dresser, chiff and CO.00 (night tables Light Span- Double Bed Size-Unit Size d'6" Queen Size-Units Size 5'0 Single Bed Size-Unit Size 3'3'.......... Simmons Hide A Beds I In assorted colors and fabrics with spring I filled mattress I Pull Out Chesterbeds In assorted colors Value 240" 280 20o oo 399 199" Value Harvest Sale Price ish design oak 1 QQ.OO Kroehler Suite I 5J5J 3 pee. Salem Maple suite. Triple dresser, 149 .00 headboard, chiff. 689 569 We have a good supply of night tables, heads, chiffoniers etc that are being cleared out. 00 2 Drawer Walnut Wood NiOht Tables 9QQ bvw Special 17Q.OO White Vinyl Heidboirds .00 8" 49.00 4.50 If you've been looking for great buys in Carpeting Look no further! These values are outstanding and ONLY made possible because of Capitol's tremendous volume buying power! REMNANTS TIP SHEARED CARPET Acrilan heavy traffic rated 3 toned In good selection of colors Reg 13 95 sq yd Harvest 4 QB Sale III'98 Sq Yd I U SHAG 501 Duponi Nylon Heavy Traf- fic Rated Medium Heal set 2 lone color gold, green bronze blue green blue Was 1295 sq yd ft Hciivest Sale U Sq Yd 3 .95 FREE ESTIMATES! Juat Call 327-8578 and of Capitol'i Carpal Eipcrta will to dltcutt and measure your require- ment! with no obligation! 326 5th Street South 76 x12 Multi bronze tertian. 8'5 x12 Orange nylon shag. 77 x12 Multi nylon loop 811 x12 Multi red nylon (hag rubber backed. 97 xl2 nylon mini ahag. 88 Multi gold. 85% wool 11 3 nylon 8x12 Multi green acrllan. 73 xl2 Gold propylon twltt 811 Two nylon shag. a'8 X121 Muiii polyeeter loop rubbar back 108 x12' Multi nylon ahag rubber back Many, many more unadvertiMd items in Choose from 130 rolls of Carpet in stock! Open Till 9 P.M. Thurs. and Frl. Nlghtsl ;