The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 4, 1997 · Page 5
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 5

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Thursday, December 4, 1997
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1997 5A 125 nations signing ban on land mines THE PALM BEACH POST IVf j v 'Here we have 125 governments recognizing that the tide of history has changed. ' JODY WILLIAMS Nobel Prize winner Entire Stock Of Christmas Sweaters 44 Off - i With so many countries lined up to sign, the ceremony was scheduled to continue through today while delegates held roundtable discussions. nongovernmental agencies in pushing for a ban. "It is an alliance that has shamed the world and enlightened it," Annan said. We've got the best selection in town! ' Choose from cardigan ' and pull-over styles in white, black, red, green and ivory. ' Sizes S,M,L Reg. $54..' Now $29.99 The Associated Press OTTAWA Goaded into action by a global grass-roots alliance, 125 nations began signing a treaty Wednesday to ban antipersonnel land mines a treaty the United States has refused to endorse. As mine victims in wheelchairs and jubilant activists looked on, Kofi Annan, the secretary-general of the United Nations, praised the treaty as "a historic victory for the weak and vulnerable of the world." Also attending the ceremonies were observers from major holdout nations such as the United States that face increased pressure to support the treaty. When activists began campaigning for such a ban seven years ago, some people felt this achievement was out of reach. Those who didn't were filled with elation Wednesday. "Here we have 125 governments recognizing that the tide of history has changed," said Jody Williams, who shared this year's Nobel Peace Prize with her anti-land mine coalition. "It's a new definition of superpower. It is not one, it is everybody." Williams shared the podium at the ceremony with Annan and Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien. Canada which was the first nation to sign Wednesday played a pivotal role in persuading other nations to form an unprecedented alliance with Now you can participate in a special Energy Conservation Study. And get a new high efficiency central air conditioning system installed in your home at very generous terms. You Be The Judge Prove to yourself that you can cool your home at up to 47 LESS than you're now spending. Here s wnat you get it you participate in tnis test: 1. FREE enaineerina analysis of vour home (a S130 value). CM! STORE HOURS: . Monday through Friday 10 to 7, Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday 11 to 5 " 2. FPL REBATES (up to $859.00) 3. ZERO cash down. 4. GUARANTEED cooling and heating savings. 5. SPECIAL financing 9.9 with approved credit. There are only two qualifications, ana tney are quite fair. First, you must agree to let FPL Participating Contractors use your results in future advertising. Second, you must own the home participating in the test. CALL NOW and get your FREE engineering analysis (a $130 value) with absolutely NO obligation to purchase. And find out if you might get a positive cash flow the very first month! Juno -622-2924 JupiterTequesta -747-0006 Palm Springs -965-6591 West Lake Worth - 965-4665 Boynton Beach in Sunshine Square - 369-1773 Stuart in Cedar Point Plaza - 220-8066 Stuart Center - 287-7123 Vero Beach -562-0480 MASTERCARD VISA AMERICAN EXPRESS DISCOVER , Service Experts 881-5341 or 744-2700 As soon as the limited number of test homes are selected, this offer may be withdrawn without notice. Certain restrictions apply. FPL Participating Contractor CACO10370 Copyright CSG 1997 i -r ) , ) Kids Sale r J . .te starts today! u; I '- 'V tyy i OS V, I .1 ' ,S I - 4 for infants, toddlers, WmMm! iim n ( girls 4-6x a boys 4-7 f PHJ -J . 1 Choose from an adorable selection of jumpers, shorts, tops and more from a name ttiat flftivm means quality and style for kids. Selection may vary by store. Imported and ' "I FlJ;l ! Made in USA. Reg. $12-$38, sale 7.20-22.80. I , - ' 1 i I 1 ? I h f v U " .'Hill 4 y " 4 ' r"' Sole runs through December 7. urdin Savings may not be based on actual sales. 1 TO ORDER CALL 1-800-334-SHOP 24 HOURS A DAY THE FLORIDA STORE' 1 J

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