Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on September 1, 1976 · Page 13
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 13

Garden City, Kansas
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Wednesday, September 1, 1976
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Chemical Weapons Now 'Dazzling, Unbelievable' Page 15 Garden City Telegram Wednesday, Sept. 1,1976 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scientists say the Pentagon is seeking funds to develop a new nerve gas weapon that they fear could usher in an era of "dazzling, unbelievable" chemical weaponry. The device, known as a "binary weapon," would contain two or more relatively harmless chemicals which form a highly toxic nerve gas when the weapon is fired, said Dr. R.J. Rutman, a University of Pennsylvania biochemist. He was here for a symposium on binary warfare at the American Chemical Society meeting today. "The binary weapon has been called the 'escalatory weapon par excellence,'" he told a news conference Monday. "The only effective response to it is a nuclear weapon or something more exotic." Rutman said replacing existing stocks of nerve gas canisters with binary weapons could make nerve gas politically acceptable by removing the danger of storing and moving an already poisonous gas. G.R. Berdes, a staff member of the House Committee on International Relations, said "middle-level bureaucrats" in the Pentagon were eager to get funding for a program, twice voted down by Congress, to develop binary nerve gas weapons. A Defense department representative was invited to the symposium to discuss the Pentagon's position, but a Chemical Society spokesman said the department canceled, citing personnel changes. In July 1975, Congress voted down an Army request for $562,000 to prepare a building at Pine Bluff Arsenal in Arkansas for manufacturing binary gas weapons. A year earlier, Congress rejected a $5.8 million request for developing the weapons. Berdes said a U.S. decision to start producing the weapons would increase proliferation of chemical weaponry and "pull the cork completely" on negotiations under way in Geneva toward complete chemical disarmament. "The binary is the first in a long line of new weapons. They are dazzling, unbelievable," he said, citing futuristic schemes for weapons that could "vaporize" an enemy. Rutman said the weapon might consist of an artillery shell loaded with one chemical and a canister filled with another chemical. The canister would be placed inside the shell, he said, and "the impact of firing and acceleration would then break the partition between the containers ..." and the contents would be mixed. Heat generated by the friction of the flight or by the presence of additional accelerator chemicals would complete their conversion into nerve gas by the time the shell reached its destination, Rutman said, and a charge in the projectile's nose would spread the gas. Nastase, Wade Into Classic HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Ilie Nastase of Romania and Virginia Wade, England's top female player, have agreed to play in the fourth annual World Invitational Tennis Classic Oct. 11-15 at the Sea Pines Racquet Club. SMOKED, BONELESS CENTER CUTS HAM STEAKS .,:*£ LB. WILSON'S POLISH OR REGULAR SMOKED SAUSAGE $|69 l-LB. PKG. WILSON'S CORN KINO... FULLY COOKED WHOLE... 15 TO 19-LB AVERAGE. ... HICKORY SMOKED, SLAB CUT SLICED BACON WILSON'S CORN KING ^^ ruui _, Boneless Hams.™^?.?J?. K »?.LB.*i 3y Smoked Ham Slices..??.°. K .f. D ..L B . CENTER RIB CUT * BULK PACK LB. £129 PORK *1 ROAST LB $ 1 59 : IDEAL QUALITY t LOW, LOW PRICES.., t OUR EXCLUSIVE : 200% GUARANTEE • ON AIL MEAT • PURCHASES! And these are just a few of the reasons for shopping IDEAL! FUNK &WAGNALLS NEW Encyclopedia ODDS CHART EFFECTIVE AUGUST 30, 1976 tsoooo in cnsii PRIZES, nnn TICKETS now... no pURdinsc ACCESSORY! PRIZE , VALUE SI. 000 100 10 5 2 1 TOTAL NO OF PRIZES NUMBER OF PRIZES 2b 200 400 1.000 3.000 20000 24.626 ODDS FOR ONE GAME PIECE in 140800 in 1 7.600 in 8.800 in 3.520 in 1.174 in 176 1 in 143 ODDS FOR 13 GAME PIECES in 10.831 1 in 1.354 1 in 676 1 in 271 1 in 91 1 in 14 1 in 11 ODDS FOR 26 GAME IECES PLUS 10 SAVER DISCS 1 in 3.91 1 1 in 489 1 in 245 1 in 98 1 in 33 1 in 5 1 in 4 PURE VEGETABLE Crlsco Shortening Sthtdultd Ittmiiution ol lira Piomnlion u Novtmbu 27. UN. LIMIf-1 WITH '5.00 OR MORE PURCHASE. $ 3-LB. CAN 128 I^MBMB^B^^ OVEN FRESH FRESH BAKERY TREATS: uvcjN rncion ^Bk^B^« Strawberry Rhubarb Pie. --/. 99 Honey Wheat Bread...™!™S&43 C ENRICHED Cold Medal Flour 5-LB. BAG U.S. NO. 1 COLORADO RUSSET Potatoes 10-18. BA6 KRAFT SALAD DRESSING LIMIT-1 WITH '5.00 OR MORE PURCHASE. 32-OZ.i JAR E e •««*; MEADOWDALE... ALL FLAVORS ICE CREAM i'CTN. IVORY LIQUID OR DAWN LIQUID Dish Detergent YOUR CHOICE: ,*;.,; 22-OZ. BTL. FRESH FROZEN FOODS BANQUET ... 84)Z. PKG. Pat Pies BANQUET ... 9-OZ. PKG. MIX-OR- MATCH Fruit Pies. fOR CAMELOT MEADOWDALE FRESH FLORIDA LEMONADE 6 6-OZ. CANS * SPARKLING, CRUSHED 10-LB. ..BAG 59' Orange Juice MEADOWDALE CRINKLE C Potatoes 6-OZ. CANS 5-LB. U.S. NO. 1 Jonathan Apples. COLORADO Eartlett WASHMCTON Prune Plums. THOMPSON Seedless Grapes, CALIFORNIA Casselman Plums. ••••IMHB^Bi PEPSI-DR. PEPPER SEVEN UP & MOUNTAIN DEW .%iJ ws. W ^W •JBJ LBS. ^W*J IBS. LB. LB. PACK 16-Oz. Bottles Plus Bottle Deposit

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