Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on July 27, 1973 · Page 25
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Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 25

Galesburg, Illinois
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Friday, July 27, 1973
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• I By LAWRENCE LAMB, M.D. Dear Dr. Lamb — Can I saj something about us norvsmok ers, and how bad it is for w rights, and even their health. Your case is a good example, ftiere are a number of people who air who have w;*h lung trouble, and how j medical problems, such as smokers hurt those who don't!asthma or severe allergies, who smoke? first plane trip and we went to California, I did fine and enjoyed our granddaughter's wedding but couldn't stay for fear the smog tbae would cause trouble. In fact, til the time we stayed for two weeks there was no smog where we were. In many stores they have no smoking signs. Coming back by jet I had a bad spell, but medicine and help were there. simply cannot tolerate tobacco smoke. One individual's freedom should stop where the other person's begins. Tile right to breathe clean air during public asportation is surely where the next person's freedom begins. Dear Dr. Lai b have bone out of place in the upper part of my bade. I've had this for over a year, and it never gave me very much trouble bee stopped in Dallas to wait (fore. One time I rstretched with the plane to go to Texarkana, Ark. All was fine until we were airborne, then came the bombing of smokers so bad that I had to use the oxygen to help me breathe, but seeing me struggle to breathe a man my arm over my head and I get a sharp pain in my chest that went up to my ear. I felt dizzy, weak, and nauseated, and short of breath. I'm only 18 and I've just described a heart attack. I'm 5'6" tall and I weigh 126. across the aisle said, "Can I help Could this have been caused he blew a cloud of the bone being out of place? smcke into my face which almost made me die. To make the story short, I had to spend two weeks in the hospital after the trip in the airplane. I was under oxygen for 12 hours so my luiigs could breathe on their own. I have cancer all over and my lungs are now getting bad. Why couldn't I have enjoyed my first and maybe my last trip? Tell this to the people who smoke in the planes, please. Dear Reader — Your point is well taken. Even dividing the planes into smoking and no smoking sections doesn't eliminate the real hazard that indi- Dear Reader hate to disillusion you, but you have ni "just described a heart attack. You have described a set of nonspecific symptoms, all in the ball park of an impending faint Causes for fainting are innumerable . This includes and over- even v.duals with medical problems have during air travel. In fact, if you're in the row just in front of the smoking section the smoke from the seats behind ycu will drift up directly to your area. I just can't believe that people who smoke appreciate how they are infringing on other people's breathing, pain, psychic influences. Heart attacks are not very often associated with sharp pains. These are more often musculo-skeletaL You may in* deed have a cramped muscle which can cause pain referred to other parts of the body. Pain in the back or muscles along the spine can cause pain in the front of the chest If you continue to have symptoms, let a doctor decide what the diagnosis is, but I would like to reassure you that your symptoms are not those cf a heart attack. fNewspaper Enterprise Assn.) ATTEND THE KNOX 0 BUR § • 4-fl CUR ACnVTTKS'GAMS'SMWS Tiies., July 31 thru Sun. ANYTIME FOR THE TOPS IN COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE Lubrication Change Filter Balance Wheels Check Cooling Systems Change Mufflers Complete Tune-up Battery Service Change Tires Clean Air Filters Change Tail Pipes Complete Brake Repair Service Member of Chicago Motor Club CONOCO SERVICE PRAIRIE 4 WATH ST lid* The Hot One... CONOCO! Horn* If ind Going Golesbur Into Glacial By MURRAY OLDERMAN GLACIER BAY, Alaska (NBA) - Captain Gere! Govran has sailed aft the oceans of the world in service of His Majesty's Royal Navy, but he's never seen anything like this. The huge snow - compacted fields of ice called glaciers, squeezing dawn between dark, jagged heaps of mountains, t out into the sea. Thedr cornices of pale, translucent blue, rimming the water's edge, occasionally break off and descend into the deeps iwith an eerie roar and a majestic spray, later to emerge in the bay as part of the sprinkle of fee floes. ITS ENOUGH to bring Black Mac, as he is sometimes catted (not to his face) out on the bridge to scan this marvel of nature. He has just steered the ''Spirit of London" into the oceanic crevices called Glacier Bay, ringed t*y more than 4,000 mites of the largest U.S. national park. Famed naturalist John Mu company of native Tlingit Indians, paddled a large canoe in here almost a century ago and marveled at the "solitude of ice and snow." The "Spirit of London" is a douMe4iulied modern cruise ship which was put into service less than a year ago to ferry curious Americans to such out-of-the-way posts as Ketchikan, Skagway, Alert Bay and Sitka through Alaska's Inland Passage. (In the winter it makes more exotic stops in Mexico.) Its double hull is what persuades Lloyd's of London to risk this multimiUion dollar vessel against the icebergs drop off tiie 20 major e fields in Glacier Bay. IT'S A BREATHTAR itation with pure nature when Captain Mac anchors her at the north reaches of the Bay, right up against the niched iced walls of Margerie Glacier portside and mile face of Grand Pacific Glacier starboard side. "In an tiie world," he says, never seen anything to compare with it." The Alaska cruise, a fairly recent large-scale phenomenon, is an anomalous experience. A sleek, fully air-conr ditioned ocean-going city (at 19 biots) coming up against secluded frontier harbors with gravel-covered main streets and wood-slat sidewalks. A road trips by air. A Ketchikan newspaper reporter covers his beat with his own seaplane.) lite big cruise ship, which originates in California, even wows the citizens in the urban, sophisticated British Columbia ports of Victoria and Vancouver. harbor. And the local newspaper splashed a picture across eight columns of page one. But ultimately the real show is opening up the natural wonder of such a place as Gla* cier Bay in remote Alaskaft waters to 750 travelers. And THE FIRST TIME the Capt. MeGowan. Ibe epic geologic scene got him away from another diversion in his "Spirit of London" glided into Vancouver, whose population more than doubles that of the entire state of Alaska, an armada of 200 assorted pleasure craft provided an escort from the moment it showed up at the Lions' Gate entering the comfortable quarters on Piccadilly Deck. He had been listening to the Watergate hearings on ship's radio, via the Voice of America. The "solitude of ice and snow" is broken by the visit of the "Spirit of London" to Glacier Solitude by Ship Bay, Alaska. In the background are the tering cliffs of Margerie Glacier. NEA glit- scotch-andwater in the gaudi- ily bright Union Bar top deck goes for 50 cents against a buck-seventy-five for a slug in the Frontier Bar at Ketchikan, Daily wide-screen movies are shown in a plush theater in the bower of the ship, in Skagway, they showed them three times a week (even X- rated flicks sometimes) in the church recreation hall. The cruise attracts a wide F F range of passengers. Beside the honeymoon couple from Sacramento and a group of little old ladies from Pasadena, Sam Yorty sails away his last days in office as mayor of Los Angeles. And Merle Oberon, along with the young Dutch actor Robert Wolders, her cos tar in "Interval," is aboard. EACH STOP IS a local event. A city like Ketchikan, third largest in Alaska (6,483), whose economy is built on fishing and logging, also draws 32,000 tourists a year, and it's estimated that each one leaves $20 on shore. They buy up the model totem poles and the native carvings as fast as the Indians in the remote settlements can whittle them. "TVavelin' people like a friendly smile and warmth," adds Shirley Bowers, "that says, "Thank you for coming to Skagway.' " She also plays the ragtime piano, as Skag- \ the crab out of your grass CLOUT knocks out crabgrass fast, Foxtail, barnyardgrass and several others too. Yet CLOUT is kind to good grass. Lets it £row unharmed, so it can fill in where crabgrass was. Now is the perfect time to spread Clout blast crabgrass before it casts its seeds even bigger ii crop next year. Two applications a week or so apart it all it takes. mm 5,000 sq. ft, (11V6 lbs.) $6.95 REFUND Purchase Clout before August 27, cut the white center section (including product name) from the front of the bag. Send it with your name and address to: Scotts, P.O. Box 2087, Rock Island, Illinois, 61206. A refund check will be sent promptly. Requests must be postmarked no later than November 1, 1973. Limit six bags per family. Offer void where prohibited, taxed or restricted. authorized (SCOttS. retailer Ralston-Hanna Form Garden Center PLENTY OF EASY PARKING 2200 GRAND AVE way Lou, at Moe's Frontier Bar. (Travel is a natural part of the Alaska experience. The locals think nothing of getting on a plane and flying off to Seattle for the weekend. 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