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Williamsport Sunday Grit National Edition (Newspaper) - August 22, 1976, Williamsport, PennsylvaniaRead feed tup world without soil this m National edition second class to paid at Williamsport 25 cents pub. Weekly at 208 w. 3rd St. Williamsport a. 17701 a ii of 00 1q7c a grit publishing co., 176-Mth year., no. 37 aug. Frustrated citizens act on Energy gripes some innovations made by the Cost conscious a a % while you May Admire Andrew Davis for building a three bedroom House underground to Cut his heating Bills you probably Arentt prepared to go that far to work off your Energy frustrations. Nevertheless you very Well May be among the growing number of americans who Are increasingly intrigued by the bits of Wisdom Tow that acct need now is v fewer people who lire scrom the Street cd More neighbors. A a it Tokes to make a Good idea is a person who can get a worked up Over ii. Miami patrolman gets wet duty an unidentified Miami policeman shoes in hand stands in deep water in downtown Miami to Check a stalled car. Three to four inches of rain fell in the downtown area causing streets to flood during a two hour period when motorists were trying to get to work hundreds of cars were stalled by the flooding. Vacationing fire fighter Home hero when James Greco a fireman in new York City went to Atlantic City it was for rest and relaxation. He May not have of ind the peace and quiet he was looking for but he went Home a hero. Greco. 29, who usually does his fire fighting in the South Bronx is credited by Atlantic City firemen with saving at least three persons in a fire that burned through part of the hotel where Greco was a guest the Blaze was confined to about six rooms in the hotel which was heavily damaged by fire in 1973. Twelve persons including Greco two policemen two firemen and fire commissioner Edwin Roth were treated for smoke inhalation at an Atlantic City Hospital. Knocks Down doors a the was tremendous. He was fantastic a said Roth of the new York City fireman. A the was carrying people carrying hoses and knocking Down doors and % the fire commissioner was one of the first persons to reach the scene after the fire was reported and supervised the evacuation of turn top a 9, column i potential of alternative Energy sources. In fact it is possible today to warm your Home at night with heat from the Sun run your car on a Firel made from wheat or Power your electric Toothbrush with the wind. It is All possible but unlikely to happen on a Large scale any time soon. Toke initiative since the Oil embargo in late 1973 and the sudden jump in Oil prices that followed the dream of cheap clean and unlimited Energy has led some people to build solar collectors on their roofs install methane burning in nursing contagious Gines in their cars or erect wind _ Jug. Mills in their backyards. And of with i Bree in f Amity course Davis 47, of Armington like her two daughters before iu., is building his underground her mrs. Gretchen Reed has in Houise in the Hope of cutting his rolled in classes at methodist hos-$165-a-month heating Biu to just Pital school of nursing in Mem-$15. Phis term. Mrs. Reed has taught then in some parts of the a Anatomy and physiology at a Tion Consumers have taken to school in Memphis marching on local utilities to dra her daughters Are Jean who. Maize their concern with Energy was graduated from the school costs. Often they Are supported and now is a nurse at another hos by elected officials. That Hap Pital and Jean who was Grade opened recently in Lebanon pa., ated recently and is continuing at turn to a 6, column i the school As a graduate nurse. Irs Pickin a no grinning time Many people think its Korn with a capital a a a quo but millions know Hee Haw is the happiest show on television. The unusual mixture of hillbilly jokes and country music has become one of tvs most popular syndicated shows. Two of the programs stars Buck Owens left and Roy Clark talk about life in Kom fled county in the Bonus feature on Page 17. A free Road map Falls on some lean Days free Road maps traditionally Given out at service stations Are changing. They Are smaller there Are fewer of them and in some cases they Are no longer free. The changes began in 1973 with the Energy crisis. Service stations no longer needed the maps to attract customers. In addition As costs have risen the free map has become an expensive proposition for Oil companies. Today according to one map manufacturer customers looking for a particular Type of map May have to try several places before they find exactly what they want tie spokesman said that some Oil companies charge their dealers for the maps. It is then left up to the individual dealer to decide whether to pass on the Cost to the customer. An official of one of the largest v ii 1�?T w to a a by new Sunshine Bass for Sunshine state a Stringer of Sunshine Bass he. Max Hunn right accept Johnson a invitation to and kit Hunn Max a wife caught in less than two dinner. He son a strict diet to producers of Road maps in the nation said in Skokie 111., that the free map is not dead. But he added Many Oil companies have Cut Back on the number they order. City maps have become almost nonexistent he said and regional maps have replaced state maps. In 1972, the latest year for which. There Are Complete figures the official said about 225,000,000 maps were Given out he said since then the figure has probably dropped dramatically. Not Universal americans tend to think of the free Road map As a Universal fixture. However there is no such thing in Europe and there never has been. The Advent of the free map in the United states came Only in the late 1930�?Ts. One of the changes in Road map distribution has been the appearance of vending machines that charge Between 50 and 75 cents for a map. A one Oil company the official said experimented with a a min Turalo i 4. Column i dog becomes dinner guest Roy Czar a German Shepherd has dined on an elegant Steak dinner at Lyle Johnson a restaurant in san Francisco. The feast was by 2 invitation. In the Early morning hours on the previous Day patrolman Art Himm the dogs handler noticed j Marks on the Back door of the is restaurant. While other policemen surrounded the building Roy Czar and Himm carefully entered the restaurant. The dog sniffed through the eating area and then trotted into the Kitchen. He gave a significant bark and Himm moved in turning on the lights. Two men stood with their hands clasped behind their Heads. Roy Czar had to skip lunch to have you Ever heard of Sunshine Bass they re Florida a newest game fish. They Are a hatchery produced hybrid created by crossing a male Striper and a female White Bass. Here Ken Jones displays hours. For the Story of Florida s Sunshine Bass keep his working weight at 90 turn to Page 41. Pounds

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