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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 6

Pampa, Texas
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Thursday, June 15, 1972
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» »AM»A OAtY NfWS PAMPA, TEXAS (Wth YEAR Thursday, June 15, n<2 WORLD OF ANIMALS—"Put your head on my shoulder" could be the theme song of Cleveland Smith, general manager of World of Animals, the drive-through animal park at Mesquite, east of Dallas. At 31, Smith is one of the youngest men in the nation in his field, and often leaves his desk to tour the 550-acre wildlife preserve. World Of Animals Brings Africa To 'Your Car Door' DALLAS-Not only is World of Animals a new concept in conservation of the species, but there are new attitudes and new ideas to couple entertainment with education. Cleveland Smith, general manager of the 550-acre, drive-through animal park east of Dallas in Mesquite, is largely responsible for innovative trends. "Our new attitude is subtle," Smith says. "For example, we have 'guests' in the park, not •customers'. And rather than 'employes' we have 'hosts and hostesses'." "For that reason, most of our employes have a sincere desire to work with animals, to know them and to help them. That is making the change at World of Animals," he said. "They show they are interested in their Work, and the general public senses this." Also helping set World of Animals apart, Smith said, is its fine location. "We are remote. And so is Africa," Smith added. "At World of Animals you cannot feel that you are on the outskirts of major population centers. There are no heavy traffic arteries at our front door. There are the trees, meandering creeks and winding roads at our approaches. This feeling of remoteness does, of course, heighten the appeal to visitors. It is almost like being transported to Africa." One of this distinctive park's primary aims is conservation of the species, and Smith feels that this has been eminently successful. Animals propagating freely at World of Animals include the giant eland, lions, black buck antelope, baboon, chimpanzees, rhinoceros, zebra and ostrich. Acreage occupied by the park, just 4 miles south of Interstate Hwy. 20 on Lawson Rd. east of Dallas, was once a homestead site for Texas pioneers. And so, the transformation has gone full circle. World of Animals never closes, permitting visitors to tour the multi-million-dollar facilities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in fall and winter, and until an hour before dark in spring and summer. Guests are encouraged to take photographs as deer and other tame animals roam through the park. The popular Safari Village, a walk-through area primarily designed for children, has monkeys, rare birds, baby lion cubs, antelope, cheetah, beautiful waterfowl and 200-pound turtles. Here, also, is a fast food service operation and a curio shop. The big attraction at World of Animals, of course, is the drive-through preserve, nine sections of wildlife that bring Africa to your car door. The opportunity is there for ideal observation and education. For safety purposes, World of Animals asks all guests to keep car windows rolled up. Convertibles are not allowed, but rental cars are available at the main entrance. Park rangers patrol each compound to be certain that no visitor takes an unnecessary risk. FIELDS JUNE IS MENS KNIT KNITS All Our Regular Stock OFF Reg Price BONUS MENS KNIT SPORT COATS All Our Regular Stock 1 AO/ U/ MENS KNIT SLACKS One Group 1/3 OFF Reg Price OFF Price MENS KNIT JUMP SUITS All Our Regular Stock OFF Reg Price PLEASE HIM WITH A • WITH ANY PU RCHA SE MENS KNIT SHIRTS One Group 20°/c OFF O Reg Price MENS WHITE BUCKLE SHOES One Group 20°/e OFF Q «•• Price These Are Just a Few of Our Many Gift Ideas FIELDS MEN & BOYS WEAR "HOME OF KNOWN BRANDS" 111 W. Kingsmill 665-4231 Angela Visiting Harold Barrett Ford East Germany Marks llth Anniversary BERLIN (API-Negromill 'Ml Angela Davis told East Germans today the international rapport she had received was responsible for her acquittal on murder, kidnap and conspiracy charges. In an interview carried by East German radio and television, Miss Davis thanked East Germans for the thousands of letters she had received from them while she was in jail awaiting trial In San Jose, Calif. "There is no doubt that the tremendous and organiied movement for my freedom finally forced the well-known result, "she said. Her acquittal by an all-white jury on June 5, was not proof of the fairness of justice in the United States since every political activist can arbitrarily be charged with criminal acts, she charged. Asked about her future goals, Miss Davis said: "I dream of a socialistic world, of a world in which there is no war, no racism and no poverty. And as Lenin said: It is not enough just to dream. We must realize our dreams through appropriate deeds." Both Harold Barrett and Harold Barrett Ford are marking anniversaries this Forty years ago this week, Barrett started In the parts and accessories area of Ford Motor Company. And II years this week, he opened Harold Barrett Ford, Inc., here in Pampa. Barrett came to Pampa from Tulsa, Okla., where he had successfully managed a Ford dealership for about 17 years. Harold Barrett Ford was opened at 701W. Brown on June 12, 1M1, with IS employes. Today this same firm employs more than 90people, specialized in every phase of the automobile business. Barrett is a firm believer in service. He is convinced that the service department is the heart of any dealership and has spared no expense in equipping his service department with the most up-to-date equipment along with top quality service personnel. Offering a full line of Ford, Lincoln and Mercury cars and trucks, this firm covers 7'* acres of "Ford Country" with a current stock of more than 100 newand ore-owned vehicles and fresh units arriving dally. The parti department ia one of the largeM and be* staffed in the Top 0' Texas area with facilities for both wholesale amf retail parts sales. Harold Barrett Ford's bodyshop is the largest in Pampa, completely staffed «nd the very best of equipment, with workmanship second to none. Since coming to Pampa 11 years ago, Barrett has been very active in the civic field. He Is a past president of the Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Kiwanis Club, the FDAF Committee, the West Texas Chamber of Commerce, the Top 0' Texas Rodeo Association and is currently serving as president of the Highway 60 Association. Harold Barrett Ford has channelled more than 2'/4 million dollars of payroll into the community. Barrett thanks all of Pampa and the Top 0' Texas area for 11 years of good business, and invites everyone to come by the dealership at any time. Just come in and aee why Harold Barrett Ford is the number one new car dealership in Pampa. Irakti Off ft* Try Our Vacation ALL AMERICAN CARS We N AH tt BafteM n tWW BNM NMpQCt HI WMMl aWWIv HMM ROT fRM*« Wt sstciiliit in Disc Irakis — lne^Jej ha Ye* lha W.W.k«*. — Wi Iw HI UTILITY TIRE CO. 447 W. Brawn 669-6/71 114 N. Cuyler 669-747fl Specials Good Thru Saturday SB 109 RUG TOOTHPASTE Family Sue 67' Complete Stock Billfolds 20 /O ""AIL | Complete Stock Mens & Ladies _ Watches I OAO/ OFF * 20% RETAIL Quality Delta BATH TISSUE 10" 66° Model 450 Polaroid Ca ^•P® •• • ** I I Reg 99* 13 ounce Suave Tablets Hair Spray 2 „ 87' 180 Tablets I r * 5 88 Reg 99 C 16 ounce Suave Shampoo 2 * 87 e . Vitalis I Hair | Groom I Reg: .1.89 CXI 26-12 Kodak Color Film Q. T. By Coppertone Suntan Lotion ' H ' 9 OO< 1.59 y ar Triple Header Norelco Razor With Pop up Trimmer Zippo it Ronson Lighters 20% DETAIL Jergens Lotion 20 ounces Reg 1.69 Kotex Feminine Napkins 241 Reg 34 95 Bright Side __ Shampoo I 11 ounces ™ Kodak X-15 Irutamatic Camera Outfit Arvin Cassette Tape Recorder Reg 39.95 $22 88 Reg 24.95 Westinghouse Steam & Press: Hour after Hour Spray .Deodorant Polar Cold Pack Picnic Jug Clairol Nice N'Eaiy Haircolor PRESCRIPTION SOUSE ; . . i *^ • P 47> I Gillette I FOAMY ! SHAVE I CREAM mmmm- BUFKRIN >™ **&*' :« ^™-.M!' Spfe'-.-> f&ZZ*'• !,' • ;'g..i-\Y D YOU CAN SAVE! Regardless of where you had your last prescription filled. Htard A Jones Day in and Day - .Out Maintains tow prices on Proscriptions Resulting in meaningful savings to you EVERY- DAY.We Will •« closed Monday May 29th 24 HOUR Wf$CRIWIOr?S?| T Vlcr m0rKI Night Prescriptions Call— BillHite Bob Witherspoon 1669-3107 665-1560

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