Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on November 10, 1970 · Page 8
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Travel-Recreation- Mexico—Diversion for Any Tourist By JIM CROSSLEY (NEA Writer) Tn Mexico, breakfast at 10 a.m. means thin corn pancakes called tortillas, beans and coffee. For most, the main meal comes around 1:30 to 2 p.m. On the table will be stew in tomato sauce, cooked mixtures called moles, soups and tortillas again. If f*ing »ut in the evening, expect to be lonesome at a restaurant table before 9:30 p.m. The cocktail hour doesn't start before the stores and offices close at 7 to 8 p.m. These eating customs are all the more reason for sampling the charms and difference of our neighbor to the south as increasing hundreds of Americans are doing with each succeeding winter season. Well over 250 plane flights carry passengers from North America every week. Thirteen talks Mrs. Harrison ut electric heat J^^l v s \r^ "•tt.ee convenient.'' "There 1 * hardly any maintenance coil*.' Mrs. Harrison — like millions of others — has discovered all the nice things about electric heat. Why don't you? Contact Iowa Public Service. We'll tell you much more. "Separate thermosut* ere nice." "There's no odor or noise." IPS We want you to live better. 8 Times Herald, Carroll, la. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 1970 million passengers landed at the international airport outside Mexico D. F. last year. Incidentally, that "D. F." stands for "federal district." In the United States, Mexico D. F. is generally referred to as Mexico City though natives ordinarily call it "Mexico," like "New York" (the city) within "New York" (the state). There are other pleasant methods of journeying into the country in addition to rapid air dashes. Year by year, motoring grows easier. Tourist-aid cars patrol the main roads to give free assistance in emergencies. Highways improve. Everyone in Mexico knows what the phrase "fill 'er up" means. Trailerites, following guide books, will find good camps for $2 a day. Railroads continue to offer a comfortable mode of transportation. Missouri Pacific's Texas Eagle acts as a main line into Mexico, carrying passengers funneling into St. Louis on other rail lines. At Laredo, Tex., a taxi ride connects the Texas Eagle with the Aztec Eagle of the Mexican National Railway. Potismuggling dramatics, now being reported from the border, add an air of intrigue to such a border crossing. To avoid delays due to drug-enforcement efforts, travelers are advised to carry any prescription medicines in their original containers to identify them as legal drugs. Those who enjoy rail travel should investigate the excursion trip on the chihuahua to Pacific Railroad. On the right-of-way, 73 tunnels and 27 bridges take diesel Pullman or lounge-buffet cars along canyons which rival those of the Colorado, crossing the Continental Divide three times. Sea travel, with its atmosphere of luxury and relaxation, has been increasing in importance. Princess Cruises from Los Angeles offer 7-day to 14- day expeditions to Acapulco and other coastal resort cities with frequent sailings. Several other lines have extensive programs, combining cruising southward and flying back north. Commodore Cruise Line has been the only one operating from the East Coast, carrying passengers from Miami on two- week Mexican excursions via Veracruz. In a very effective effort to assist potential visitors, the Mexico Trave Digest, 1100 with an annual guide to its country, covering everything. It can be ordered for $3.50 from Mexico Travel Digest, 110 Glendon Ave., Los Angeles, Calif. 90024. Growing Popularity of Acapulco as a Fashionable Winter Resort Mas Stimulated Winter Travel to Mexico. Convention Issue Loses DES MOINES (AP) - The unofficial — and not quite complete — word is that Iowa voters have once again turned down a proposal to call a constitutional convention. The proposal was on the general election ballot a week ago, but only because 'the state constitution requires it every 10 years. There has never been such a convention since Iowa's constitution was drafted in 1857. With unofficial returns in from 98 of the 99 counties in Iowa, it looked as if there were about 205,000 votes for the convention and about 210,000 against it. That's a difference of just over one per cent. The one county excluded from those figures was Powesihiek, where counting continued Tuesday. Early returns last week indicated the measure might be passed, and state officials expressed their amazement that there was even a close vote. Both major political parties had recommended the proposal be turned down, But some observers figured many voters simply confused the issue with three otiher con- stituttonail amendments, each of which received heavy support and no reported opposition. Only once in Iowa history have voters called for a constitutional convention. That was in 1920, but the legislature never set up the machinery, and the convention wasn't held. MAY SEEK TEST FRANKFORT, Ky. (A) — Legislative leaders may seek a court test on whether they may violate a state constitutional ban to achieve the "one man-one vote" concept in reapportionment. There now is a prohibition against splitting any of Kentucky's 120 counties in redistricting. Plumbing Law Hit at Hearing DES MOINES (AP) — The multiplicity of local building codes in Iowa and the state plumbing code must share the blame for the Jack of low cost housing in Iowa, the Legislative Building Codes Study Committee has been told. The state plumbing law "Is standing in the way of the people of Iowa" and "is so restrictive we are not able to produce the kind of housing people are entitled to," said Thomas Teas, chairman of a Mason City citizens group testifying Monday. Teas described the low cost housing situation in Mason City: "Anything under $18,000 just isn't there." The legislative committee is studying a proposed state building code. The committee has been talc such a code would encourage and enable manufacturers to produce modular low cost housing. Teas, an attorney heading a group appointed by Mason City Mayor Tom Jolas, said the state plumbing law makes inspection and licensing of the modular homes expensive and impracti cal. This, ihe said, is because, the statute requires cities of more than 6,000 population to license plumbers locally and to inspeo plumbing. A proposed law being studies by the committee would exemp from local codes any factory- built housing approved by the state. A state building code wouU be optional, so cities could keep their own local codes if the: wished. BOARD TO MEET The Carroll County Boart of Education will meet in regu lar session Monday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. in the Carroll County court house, County Supt. Lyl 0. Tenold announced Tuesday Airlines May Be as Sick as Railroads By JOHN CUNNIFF (AP Business Analyst) NEW YORK (AP) - Some ol he major airlines are seeking emission to reduce the num- >er of flights. Others are laying off scores of workers. And the once enthusiastic parade of passengers seems to be marking ime. Charges of unfair government regulation and unfair marketplace competition are widespread. Fears are expressed oudly about a crisis in financ- ng morern equipment. And some of the major lines might be in the red for the year. Reflecting the problems, and compounding some of them, prices of airlines stocks hav« dropped more sharply than the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The financial situation, as portrayed by the Air Transport Association, an industry group, is hair-raising. Head it: "In the first quarter of 1970 the scheduled airlines recorded their largest quarterly lost in history. The 12 major airlines as a group had losses of $43 million; six of the 12 individually suffered losses; all nine regional airlines had losses totaling $36 million; and all three cargo airlines had losses totaling $11 million." Was this a one-quarter fluke? The ATA says no. "Preliminary data for the first six months of 1970 indicated an industry loss of $58 million, the worst half- year results in history." Scheduled airlines will show a loss for the year, it said. If the recent history of the airlines were portrayed on a line graph, it would resemble very much the smokey wake left by an ascending jet—which then plunged unexpectedly into a turbulent air pocket. Through the mid-1960s the industry enjoyed tremendous growth and good profits, buoyed by a vigorous economy and a general feeling among consumers that times were good—for good. But as economic controls began slowing economic activity, the airlines were affected more than most industries. Passenger growth, for example, averaged 17 per cent a year from 1963 to 1968, the ATA states. But now it forecasts a drop to only 2 per cent for domestic operations by the end of the year. ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY OPEN THURSDAY, NOV. 12th a \ 12:00 Noon Closed Thursday 'till Noon to Regroup and to Take More Markdowns During Our Pre-Holiday Clearance. Be Here 12 Noon for Your Share of Penney's Bargains. Half LEARANCE WOMEN'S DRESS BARGAINS Large assortment of Fall styles. Solids, prints, stripes—many colors. Prices cut. Juniors, Petites and Half Sizes. 266 " 466 Women's Handbags Reduced O44 & O44 Foil styles—-were much higher priced. ^* ** FASHIONABLE PONCHOS REDUCED Bright plaids in wool or Acrylic with capes, or hoods, fringe f A A edge. Orig. $12 to $18—NOW 5 Women's Nylon Hose Bargain Stretchable, nude heel. Small, average and large. SPECIAL 2/77, Al I * TODDLERS NYYON SNOW SUITS Quilted nylon, zip front, one piece styling, dark colors. Sizes 2 to 4. Orig. 9.99—NOW TODDLERS JUMPSUIT REDUCED One or two piece styling, check slack and solid top. Sizes 2 to 4. Orig. $7—NOW 299 Toddlers Jackets and Coats Reduced Washable fleece. Pastel colors. Sizes 2 to 4. Orig. 5.50 to $15—NOW i ^* VMI •* 299 * WOMEN'S PANTY HOSE BUY! Seamless stretch nylon, Suntan or Coffee Bean. Short, average and long. BOYS' SHOES REDUCED Brown tie oxford, Black slipon. Broken AQQ sizes. Orig. 6.99—NOW u BOYS' DRESS SLACKS REDUCED Cotton and polyester, solids, stripes or plaids. Sizes 4 to 18. Orig. 4.50 to 5.98—NOW 399 BOYS' CP.O. PLAID JACKETS Part wool, unlined, button front, long sleeve. Colorful and warm. Sizes s, m, I, xl. Org. 5.99—NOW 444 BOYS' NYLON SURCOAT REDUCED Smooth outer, quilted lining, zipper •* A A A front with belt. Sizes 12 to 1 6. I f^^ Orig. 16.98—NOW mm MEN'S DRESS JEANS REDUCED Slim cut. styling, Penn-Prest®. Many colors. Sizes 29 to 36. Orig. 5.91—NOW Men's Dress Sock Buy Variety of styles and colors. Long or short top. MEN'S DRESS TWILL JACKET Pile lined, zip front. Sizes medium, large and ex-large. Ori|. $24—NOW Men's Work Sock Special Variety of styles. Lightweight or heavy. 8 for 199 BOYS' SPORT SHIRT BARGAINS Plaids, solids, long sleeve styling, machine 4QQ washable. Sizes 6 to 18. I Orig. 2.98 to 3.50—NOW • MEN'S FLANNEL WORK SHIRT 100% cotton, dark plaids, long sleeve, machine washable. Sizes s, m, I, xl. 199 Women's Night wear Reduced Pajamas, bra top gowns and culottes. Broken sizes. 133 NOW SPECIAL! WOMEN'S CARDIGAN SWEATERS Bulky kmr, 100% acrylic fiber, hand washable, many colors. S, m, I. fQ •fcT Misses Skirts Reduced Odd lots, broken s,izes. Plaids or solids. Orig. $6 to $9—NOW to 488 MISSES SWEATER SETS REDUCED 100% acrylic knit. Stripes on white. Set includes, turtleneck sweater, beret and scarf. Orig. $15—NOW Girls' Ponty Hose Reduced 100% nylon stretch, assorted colors. 77c — NOW GIRLS' FASHIONABLE PONCHOS Wool, acrylic and bonded knits, checks and plaids. HA A Sizes 4 ro 14. Orig. $6 to $12— NOW Jf 4 * 4 ! *« G' ,Y Slocks Reduced O99 P'-iH 50% cotton, 50% polyester. Sizes 7 to 14. Ong. $4—NOW <•• REPEAT OF A SELLOUT! WOMEN'S NYLON QUILTED TO POLYESTER SKI JACKETS Takes to the slopes in style — comfort, too. Cut along double breastei? linei, it's buttoned in 'brass', 2 styles to choose from, belted or without. Hove it in yummy shades of gold, blue or green, black, as well, Why not pick one for yourself . . . one as a gift. Men's Thermal Knit Underwear 122 100% machine washable cotton. Shirt or drawer. S, m, 1, xl. • MEN'S ONE-PIECE WORK-SUIT 100% cotton denim, 2-way zipper, Fisher stripe. Broken sizes. Regular and longs. Special! Tier and Valance Sets Two tiers and valance—various fabrics and patterns. SET 144 SPECIAL! UPHOLSTERY LENGTHS Assorted patterns and colors, large selection. 199 100% Cotton Sheet Blanket Extra large size machine washable, unbleached. 199 LADIES DRESS PUMP Medium heel, patent and smooth leather. Broken sizes. AOA Orif. 1. II— NOW AWW Open Wednesday and Frday Nite till 9 p.m. Every Other Nite till 5 p.m. — Like |H Charge M Men's Slip-on Shoes C44 Brown or black smooth styling—broken sizes, Orif. 12.99—NOW *~

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