Daily Tribune-Examiner (Dillon, Mont.) 1971-1973, April 14, 1971, Image 5

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. . „ 7 , v . -- g q , * - 1 — ‘« • ^ . t . ( Its to Save Cats DAILY TRIBUNE-EXAMINER Wednesday, April 14, IOTI Dillon, Montana Pages Crusher, I m D i l + \ lot full of accumulated Junk, which could well be cousidered J U n t \ l 1 / 6 hazard in the area between Railroad Avenue and R ife Street. A scene on North Bannack Street where the car-crasher of A- American Products on the Beaverhead County car clean-up shows a conside a fire Cleanup Nears End Junk cars, completely cleaned and crushed wait trucks for the re­ cycling plant of A-American Products in Spokane. These cars have been an eyesore of many years accumulation on property north of Dillon and west of the railroad tracks. The cleanup campaign will give a more pleasant entry road into Dillon from the north. Final Spot For Junk One of the final steps in the Beaverhead County Junk-car cleanup will come when the car-crusher returns to Charley’s Wrecking Yard to complete moving away these bodies which are being stripped of usable parts. Charley Crabb, owner of the business, has worked for several months moving the junker cars of the Dillon area to central points for the crushing operation. One Survives Plane Crash In California YREKA, Calif: (AP) — A wreckage of their light plane on a Seattle, Wash.,.- woman was mountain ridge in Northern rescued Tuesday but her husband ^aJ\orni , - . - . , . was found dead in the four-day-old , The Federal Aviation Admin­ istration identified the victim as To HoV© Surgery , /Ronald R, Cook of Seattle, pilot of NASHVILLE, Term. (AP) the single-engine Piper Cherokee. Grandpa Jones of CB^-TV’s \Hee Nis w,*e> Amy, was taken to Haw’’ program will undergo open heart surgery at a hospital here C l l O l t a © in P l a n s Thursday. ' ■ ™ The Grand Ole Opry star Suf- , WASHINGTON (AP) — The fered a heart attack in October and Nixon administration apparently doctors' said surgery will be? p6r - 1 has backed off on. the, idea of formed to bypass troublesome sending only volunteers to Viet- coronary arteries.' nam- LAGUNA HILLS,’Cant. (AP) - The Asiatic lion once roamed from southern Europe to Asia. Now, ISO are left in a game preserve in India where human scavengers steal their food. ; Experts estimate 40,000 tigers, lived in the jungles of India 25 years ago. Only ¡2,500 remain, saved when the Indian government banned tiger huntinjg and trade in tiger skins. Once-plentiful in the Amazon Basin of South America, the jaguar has so declined that zoologists must travel hundreds of miles to find one. In short, the big cats of the world—lions, tigers, cheetahs, leopards, jaguars,nnd others— are rushing toward extinction. Unless something is done, and soon, zoologists warn, the cats will join the dodo bird and passenger pigeon as museum relics; That was the grim picture painted here recently when more v than a dozen big cat experts from India, Africa, Europe, Canada and the United States gathered to assess the future of the felidae. ‘‘The large predators have reached the twilight of their ex­ istence,” said Dr. George Schaller, a zoologist with the New York Zoological Society and Rockefeller University who spent three years studying lioni in Africa. “Shot for 'so-called sport, in demand by the fur industry, trapped and poisoned because they kill deer, livestock and other animals in which man has vested interest, the tigers, leopard, cheetah and others have been so ruthlessly exterminated in recent years that their future is not assured.\ it’s not too late to preserve the big cats, the scientists agreed. But it will be a difficult task involving international agreements with emerging nations where economic growth often takes priority over saving endangered species of wildlife. The biggest obstacle is human population growth. In Africa, India, Asia and South America, expanding population is consuming more and more forests and grasslands, robbing the cate of native habitats and prey animals. The Asiatic lion, for example, shares its sanctuary with several thousand humans and must prey on farmers’ cattle. But groups of scavengers members of India’s “untouchables” caste, are alert for lion kills and quickly move in, driving the lions away. They take the hide and meat of the kill, leav­ ing' the remains for vultures. A more immediate threat es­ pecially to the spotted cats, is the demand for coats made of their skins. Although most countries have laws protecting their cats, poach­ ing continues. A poacher can sell a leopard skin for $50, as much money as many Africans make in a year. Several skins sewn into a coat might, fetch $5,000. GM Reports Record Sales DETROIT (AP) - General Motors, first of the auto companies to report early April auto sales, said today they were the highest of any April 1-10 period in GM history. GM reported 168,078 cars were sold in the nine-day period, up 55 per cent over the 108,107 of a year ago and topping the mark of 133,405 set in 1965. Mack W. Worden, vice president in charge of GM’s marketing staff, said the sales were helped along by incentive programs in the Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Pontiac and Buick divisions. He added, \We continue to see a strong basic demand for nur product ... the outlook continues excellent for a high level of sales this spring.\ Lima Newsletter VFW Election Set Scout Troop 63 of Lima met Tuesday night. The new Scout­ master, Layne Bains, was in­ troduced. They discussed camping trips set for the first weekend after Easter. The troop then went to the gym and played volleyball. Refreshments were served. Mrs. Joan Fuge and children from Salt Lake City have been visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ken A. Berthelson. Joan is attending trade technological school in Utah at present. This past week, a local boy, Ed Rose, has been heading a one-man cleanup team. He has three boys helping him. They have been hauling cars to the dump and in general making the entry to the town of Lima look better. Spring has finally come to Lima. You can hear the birds singing, most of the snow has melted and Zook Construction Co. has gone back to work on the new piece of interstate between Lima and Red Rock. Lima Homemakers will meet at the home of Mrs. Jim Harper April 21 at 8 p.m. The lesson will be on huck weaving. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will meet April 22 at the VFW Hall. There will be election of officers, so every member is urged to attend. Neighbors of Woodcraft held the regular meeting April 1 at the Masonic Hall. Installation of of­ ficers took place. Linda Cockran will be guardian neighbor for the year. Preceding the meeting a banquet was held at the Holiday Drive Inn. Tables were decorated with daffodils and Easter eggs. Company at the Luella Kellett home over Easter was Mr. and Mrs. Ted Polsen from Pasco, Wash., Walter Stickney of Carpio, N.D., Mr. and Mrs. Glen Foster and grandson, and Mike Bowman from Leeds, S. D, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stosich spent the Easter holidays in Spokane, Wash., with their, daughter, son and their families, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Rebish and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Stosich. Mrs. Jim Harper spent Easter vacation visiting her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Griffith of Missoula. While there they drove to visit with her other daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Rad- datz of Whitefish. Mrs. Cora Kluesner and son John went to Mackay, Idaho, to visit her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. liay Wengert. Company over the Easter holiday at the Bramlette home were Mr. and Mrs. John McKinsie and son, and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kelsher and children of Butte. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Iverson, Jim Iverson, Robbie Iverson, ~ Tom Bramlette, Polly Herriman, Mary Bramlette went to Grand Targhee Ski Lodge Saturday for a day of skiing, reporting a cold spring day. Twenty-nine students and adults went to Grand Targhee Ski Lodge in Idaho for an overnight skiing party. Chaperones were Butch Behrent, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Roy, Mr. and Mrs. Tim McCarthy with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mehelish. The party drove up in cars, staying Thursday night and returning Friday. Storm Does Job EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) - Boats could sail from the Atlantic into Katama Bay, near Martha's Vineyard Island, with ease until two years ago when a reef built up and closed the opening. Discussions about spending tax funds to reopen it were under way until a recent storm came along and did the job. D I S C O U N T C 8 N T 1 R Ladies Long- Sleeved Blouses 201 East Helena Dillon ‘ HOURS 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mon. thru Sat. iZ'Rbbn-i5 : Sunday /Cowbells Sale H * 7 [Revolving pait Box Sal«63* ¡Landing Nets 501.63» Shakespeare 2210 Open Face 1 Spinning Reel reg. $ 1 3 “ Decorator Pillows Asst’d Styles & Colors reg. $ 269 $ 239 Sale $ 2 ” $ 1 ” Asst’d Styles ÙÒ Off Dry Ban Anti-Pers, Spray Deod., 4 oz. reg. 89* Sale 63* Cowboy Boots 20 % Off Gleem reg. 64* Toothpaste Ex. Large, 5 oz. g q | ^ 4 9 * Lustre Creme Hair Spray, 12 oz. Reg. or Ex. Hold' reg 63* Sal« 44* Mens Summer Straw Hats Western Style 20% Off Cheer All Temp Detergent | Giant Size reg. 79* Brylcreem Sal« 83* Royal Chef Cookware Set.. _.. Coat© Pineapple - Cherry Sole Avocado $12 es Carpet Runner, Heavy Gauge Sal« 59* Simoniz reg. 59* t + 1 Oil Treatment Sal« 3 9 Electrical Tape 3/4 X 6 6 ’ reg. Sal» 43' 3 / $ l Irrigating Boots Sal« $ 6 reg. $879 7 9 Twice as Nice Shampoo sai« 7 oz. Dry - Reg. - Oily Q \ T O reg. $1 ” O f reg. $ 1 09 Ajax Window Cleaner 20 oz. Aerosol reg. 54* Sale 43 * Nestle Candy Bars Bag of 10/5* Bars Milk-Almond-Crunch reg. 36* S0'-4/$l Sale 7 1*. Siskiyou General Hospital. She apparently was not in serious condition, rescuers said. The FAA said the couple was. flying Friday from Monterey to Seattle and was forced by bad' -| weather to land, at the Ft. Jones : airport 15 miles southwest of ,* ' Y r c k d * . ...... ■ .Later, they took off for Medford, Ore., but crashed into a 5,000 to . 6,000-foot ridge a few miles from;; the airport. The wreckage, and the waving survivor, were spotted by a? Civil Air Patrol Bearch plane Tues­ day morning. • ■ Anchor Hoc king Tumblers Ice or Beverage . S / $ l Gold or Avocado Melma c, 45 pc. Dinner Ser. For 8 reg. $14'* S«l. $ 1 0 \ Kotex, 40's Reg. or Super reg. $ 143 Sale $1 26 Electrasol For Auto. Dishwashers 20 oz. Sale 36* 3/89* Toys Lge. Frisbee Jump Rope , Braided 33 * 2 4 reg. $ ? 6 7 Sale $J29 Jack Set with Double Ball Dairy Pall 5 Shovel Transogram Outdoor Toys , Assh 24' 57' 189 43 * v ^ t , I f i l I .*.*-«« » -n S I

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