New Brazil Highway Opens ',.'•.,. . •• , ^^^^. . '•.''..'. f • • ^ • • >••..•• Up Beautiful Ocean Scenes By BRUCE HANDLER Associated Press Writer' f PARATI, Brazil JAP) —A new highway in Brazil will open up to travelers some of the world's moist • beautiful and unspoiled ocean scenery. The government says the long awaited, 287- mile Rio de Janeiro to Santas road will be finished by late 1373, or ©arty 1974. The $80 million highway wfll wind through a spectacular. , strdmg; of untouched beaches and suiM-eaiisitiic blue-green ^panoramas of sea, mountains amid ofHshore islands. -Towns sucb as' Paaiaitf, a sleepy, cobblestoned g«m of colonial architecture;. - lamely; Ubaituba, ths name .of wihicihi means. "miamy canoes" in the Tupi Indian language; Ilhaibeia, a lush, tropical isle;, and Aragira das Reis, with its myriad sea coves,, should .become flamdMar mameB to for- eiigin and Brazilian tourists. M'o*r& imiponbarat, the noiad is expedited to bring a measure of ptfespeirity to a lomig-B&glecit- ed poverty --pocket in Brazil's most, prtoispeirous region. Presieinitly, '-road comnie>citipins beitween Rio and Sambos, the ruaibion's two most important AitJiamitdic ports, are made for tihe most part via Sao Paulo, which is situiaited on a 2,500-ft.- hiiglh plaiteau, 35 miles inland from -Sam/tos. From Sao Paulo the famous Via Anehteta road curves: its way down through the Senna do Mair Mounifeams to ittw" sea.- '"'-'• Some sections pi the ooaskal rouibe belbweem. Rio amid Sambos already exist, mostly near the Rio end. Others* sucb a& the 75-TOale fiitreitah. between Santos and Hbe odl refining port at Sao .'consist of ferry ' . rocky trails through *be mounitinro and just plain beach. Parts ef the rood wall have to be built from scratch. Along the aaettons: which already are there, road markinigs oiten aire no moaie than a credely lettered plant stuck .in the sand. Advenituneisomie drivers, unfamiliar with local tide tobkis, who have attempted the Samtws-Sao Sebastiao- tanip some- tiimets have had to abandon their ears in mid-journey to escape the suirf creeping in ttie floorboards. Despite the fact Sunday driven and vacationing families probably will ruin the "quaint- neists" of some of the towns alonig the route, local reisidenits say they win welcome the new highway. Laving conditions in these coastal comuaunttiea gesv erally aire bad. Heaitti protection is minimal. Most rural res- idtenJts in this region Mve in isolated, dirt-ffloor shaicks or in tiny ; run-down viiages. They exist by growing banamasv or fishing, vaatHltf wMh pcmat&ve Playing Odds Against lagbtningisCMtly • CHICAGO (AP) — The Lightning Protection Institute says playing , the odds against a lightning strike cost some 3,200 American busine«s property owner* ove* ''a quarter biliion fa 19W r institute said the average loss to e*ckHuilding struck by lightning was $83,000. Additional millions of dollars were lost by homeowners .to lightning damage to roofs, chimneys, wiring, TV sets and other appliances. LightoiB*4cr>ited fires leveled or gutted More *aa 2,00» house*. Buck homeowner's toss OLD TOWN—On the main street of Prati, Brazil, the architectural styles have been preserved from past centuries when Brazil was a calony of Portugal. ': In the towns the cost is rampainit and some people of living is high, becaue of trams- make leis®::tlha(0 ,$50 a yeaar. ftw basic The ; Rio-Siainitos:r<)iad eventually wiill be.part of the loag- dreajnieid-of Higtoway BR 101, which will follow 2,500 males of Atlianibic cdiasitOdne from Natal, ait the tip of Brazil's nwbbeast- eum boiiLge to Osorio, in Rio Gnamde dio Sul state, not fair from the Uruguayan and Ai'- gemtninie borders. consumer prodivcihs. It also is.' poissible am imfhix of people aikwiig the: coaisit, "between, Rio amid Santos wil create eiccfogieal problems, -es- peciiaHy in estuarJes that harbor maniy species of'watalowl. But conseirvaitLon takes a back seat to the hard realities of vs/e: : fa •SWIM L?^/(oo-c ow collection ;incl"tries 'ti^t ipieicc sfv/es §nd -three - ' ',''''••'•''• " ' cover-ups.. ..of. one -F »~ "f£r-^ f NeM* M**r«, Mgr. 224 M. Main Garden r Tiny Kingdom Is Rich in Minerals . MBABANE,; Swaziland (AP) —This tiny kingdom's mineixxl production was worth a record $27.8 miDim in 1970. 'IMforc than $19.6 milipn of this was , accounted for by;,iron y ore: Page 11A Garden City Telegram Wednesday, May 26, 1971 exports to? Japan. Other mineral exports included asbestos, coal, "quarry sitomes, keolin, barytes and pyrophyllite. tkefmplaa MEMORIAL DAY FUN NEEDS! 3 DAYS ONLY! 1 .29 to 1.49 ... PLASTIC PICNIC ASSORTMENT en. • Pkg. of 4, 13 oz. "tumblers • Pkg. of 4, 9 oz. Insulated Mugs • Decanter with 6-10 oz. 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