Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on August 15, 1970 · Page 49
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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 49

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Weather ronmliip rifOrwt 5www ntfn Tw f«f ttoyliflw Saturday Od I> Full Auo. 16 .L»»tO. Aug. }J today New AU9. 31 •! 5;» r " M » PlritO. p*.l S«p*. ARIZONA FORECASTS Northeastern Plateau— Scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers today and tomorrow. Little temperature change. Highs 75-90, lows 50-65. North Central Mountains, Mogoilon Rim and White. Mountains - Scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers today and tomorrow. Little temperature change. Highs 75-90, lows 4540. Southeastern Valleys-Widely scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers today and tomorrow. Little temperature change. Highs 90-105, lows 65-80. Western Valleys — Widely scattered afternoon and evening thundershowers today and tomorrow. Little temperature change. Highs 90-105, lows 65-80. , cast call Phoenix Rainfall Since Jan. 1 ........ 3.74 inches Average to date. . . .3.99 inches Rain probability ..20 per cent 24-HOUR REPORT (To 5 p.m. Yesterday) ARIZONA Bisbee £ Buckeye Ho Carefree m Cafton 103 Coolidge log Douglas 90 Flagstaff 80 Ft. Huachuca 90 Gila Bend 108 Grand Canyon 80 Heber 86 Kingman 96 Parker 105 Payson 90 PHOENIX 106 (Normal) 102 Phx South Mtn 98 Prescott Safford Sedona Show Low Tucson Williams Winslow Youngtown Yuma 85 101 96 87 99 80 96 106 106 L P 61 Tr. 78 74 73 75 69 — 56 .01 68 .01 80 57 49 .16 71 83 59 .05 82 74 81 _ 61 .37 68 67 53 Tr. 77 54 .48 65 75 83 - NATIONAL Albany N.Y. 91 Albuquerque 93 Amarillo 97 Ashevilie 87 Atlanta 89 Billings 84 Birmingham 88 Bismarr* 75 Blythe 108 Boise 87 Boston 8$ Brownsville 90 Buffalo 87 Burlington Vt. 90 Casper 90 Charleston S.C. 88 Charleston WVa. 88 Charlotte N.C. 88 Chicago 87 Cincinnati 88 Cleveland 85 Columbus, 0. 86 Dal-Ft. Worth 101 Denver 94 Des Moines 89 Detroit 89 Duluth 92 El Paso 97 Fargo 81 Great Falls 75 Helena 79 Houston 91 Indianapolis 89 Jackson Miss 92 Jacksonville 88 Kansas City 97 Las Vegas 98 Little Rock 95 Los Angeles 88 Louisville 87 Memphis 90 Miami Beach 90 Midland, Tex. 95 Milwaukee 90 Mpls.-St. Paul 94 Needles IOB New Orleans 90 New York 92 North Platte 103 Oklahoma City loo Omaha 93 Philadelphia 91 Pittsburgh 86 Portland, Me. 90 Portland, Ore. 87 Raleigh 86 Rapid City 89 Reno 98 Richmond 92 St. Louis 88 St. Prbg-Tampa 94 Salt Lake City 93 San Antonio 97 San Diego 80 San Francisco 67 St. Ste. Marie 85 Seattle 75 Shreveport 96 Spokane 82 Washington 91 Wichita 101 Catsary Edmonton Montreal Ottaw» geslna Toronto Winnipeg Acapulco Mexico C?tv « _ « ,M MIXICO Asuncion rlln er« Air,, onw afgon Stockholm % Adventurer in kayak looks for pollution United Press International MARGATE, N.J. - Joel Fogel puts his kayak in the water today for a 1,500 - mile, two - month paddle down the Intracoastal Waterway, hoping for natural beauty but looking for evidence pollution. The 25-year-old graduate of the University of Hawaii, who began studying biology but wound up a freelance writer, expects to give lectures along the way and make a movie of the trip as still another piece of documentary evidence on the extent of pollution. "I'm very hopeful I won't find all pollution. I hope there's a lot of beauty to be seen in the marshlands, bays and wetlands. But I will mate a film that's objective," sayi the bearded, sandy- haired six-footer, "I happen to feel actually that if you give people this correct information they will take action and I've seen this happen many times," Fogel said in an interview at his home here. "J was in the Florid* Everglades when the jetport was going to be put in. We had two government agencies if not working against each other at least working for different purposes. "The citizens got the knowl- edge; they were informed and the jetport was halted because it was proven the result would be disastrous for ecology." He hopes to do the same when he returns from bis trip. His wanderings will take him through inland waterways beginning at the 79th Street boat basin in New York City and taking him on to Miami, Fla. With the motion picture and still camera equipment, including an underwater camera, Fogel's taking plenty of canned food, fresh eggs and fruit, a sleeping mattress, tent and cooking equipment. There's a wet suit top of the type used by divers, so he'll stay warm and dry even when the 7%-foot kayak does not, and a suit, which "I'll bundle up and press wherever I have to make a speech." Fogel figures to make 25 miles a day, six days a week, Sundays off, with "a hot meal and a warm bed" at night provided by members of local League of Women Voters groups and the Jzaak Walton League. Six months of planning and more than 200 letters have gone uito the effort. Bathtub sailors splash today Regatta season's finale on Manitoba river K »~' U^Jis city Phoenix, Sat., Ang. 15,1970 0 The Arizona Republic 25 58 66 65 62 67 60 67 62 .05 84 48 70 76 .75 67 60 55 73 61 - New York Times WINNIPEG, Manitoba Bath Salts, a new breed of Canadian sailors, will wind up their regatta season here today with a 8-mile race on the Red River. These skipper* actually race in bathtubs or unreasonable facsimiles. However, the racing rules are strict. Genuine metal or porcelain tubs are specified, but fiberglass or plastic tubs are allowed if they are molded from a regulation model. Tubmen and t u b w o m e n may equip their craft with as many sails as they wish, but motors must not exceed 7 horsepower. Flotation aids such as pontoons, water slds, paddle wheels and hydrofoils may be used, but the tub must draw at least 4 inches of water when the captain and motor are installed. Helmsmen must wear life jackets, be able to swim at least 200 yards and be accompanied by an escort vessel. racing was launched in Nanaimo, B.C., in 1967. It turned out to be such good clean fun that the sport has spread inland from the Pacific Coast. This year, a number of Canadian cities have taken the plunge and skippers from the United States have entered the competition. The city of Sicamous, also in British Columbia, was the first to challenge Nanaimo's claim as the "bathtub capital of the entire world" by holding a "world championship bathtub race" on May 17. Nanaimo was indignant, and threats of retaliation were heard. But there were more wounds to come. Deep in the interior, in Cornwall, Ontario, a bathtub series was held from June 29 to July 5. Stories of fleets of as many as 60 tubs churning up the St. Lawrence Seaway, of a Powder- puff Derby for women and a special race for persons under 21 outraged Nanaimoites. Retribution was swift and sure. From July 17 to 21, Nanaimo put 235 bathtubs into the water, including several from California, one from Mexico and one skippered by th« winner of'the Australian championship, which was held for the first time this year. In Australian bathtub racing, outboard motors are limited to 6 horsepower. 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