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Randy Ireson of Salem pilots his 500 pound glider soley through the use of air drifts, since the glider has no engine. ove erl an e L!ilBht~.:.l~enkels glider with a wingspan of 50 ound feet which takes better con Ilor' i '' gh in the air ditions to fly in. The glider is m~ - -,ues without ll~ an in good condition, though, and i~l~ Randy can fly for miles with one Ireson, passenger. ~'eSSor at Wil- Gliders carry a maximum of ~'~Ry, at Salem, two persons. Five and one half ~re time. hours is the longest single !ow accident flight Ireson has taken in a ~ notes Ted glider; this occurred in New I[~~r of Pacific Mexico. I~q~r in Sheridan i~.q fl,~. In order to stay in the air, a his plane glider needs a mass of air, ![[~ ~ight even beusually warm air, moving [i~kaw you don't upwards. In flying, the glider Ib ~r and don't take chances,,, adds drops down 200 feet per minute while air lifts keep the glider flying. the sky," "As long as you can find his and stay in an air lift, you can about two keep flying," says Ireson. an old Warm air rising creates what Performance is called a "thermal lift" which rises from the ground. There are also "wave lifts" which are caused by the wind hitting mountain ridges and creating air ripples. Gliders can fide the ripples, usually downwind of the mountains and experience little danger of flying into the mountains. In "ridge lifts," the wind comes from the side of the mountains and the gliders ride along the mountains in the updraft. This lift is safe if the glider is piloted away from the mountain and not into it. The longest record for gliding until just recently was one thousand miles flown in the Allegheniy Mountains. This record was recently beat by a flight in New Zealand. Gliders work in cooperation with a tow plane. The tow plane pulls the glider up into the air to the desired altitude; when the glider is in a lift, the pilot releases the tow rope and flies on his own. In take-offs and landings, the glider must go against the wind, while in flight, any direction is oper- ational. The tow plane for Ireson last week was a 172 Cesna with 180 horse power piloted by Jock Dalton of Dallas. Dalton has been mechanic and pilot at the Sheridan airport for almost five years. If the idea of flying in a plane without an engine is unnerving, consider that man was gliding previous to pow- ered flying. Also, as Dalton points out, "the Wrights did all their pioneering with gliders." ill Willamina track team sent their best to the state AA meet and, despite the tough com- petition from other schools, Terry Alameida and Troy Hooker were able to place in the events. Terry placed sixth and set a new record of 2:24 in the 800. Troy Hooker set a new record inthe 3000 event. Other participating Willa- mina students were Sally Judd in the shot put, Rhonda Pond in the I00 and 200, Kelly Swift in the 200 and 400, Scott Pond olse p rong After a landmark year in 1978, Boise Cascade Corpor- ation sees bright market prospects for its paper and building materials businesses again this year. In an address Tuesday morning at the company's annual shareholders meeting, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John B. Fery said 1979 should be "a very good year for Boise Cascade, despite an unsettled economic outlook for the nation." "Over a five-year period," Fery added, "we are even more confident about the prospects of our businesses." Fery told the shareholders that the company's previously announced plans to invest $2.3 billion, primarily in growth and cost-savings projects, through 1983 reflect Boise Cascade's confidence in its basic businesses. The am- bitious five-year capital pro* gram will focus on specific paper and building materials markets which are expected to be particularly strong. Fery said the company's record 1978 sales of $2.6 billion and earnings c~" $~;A~ per share before extraordinary items ark one measure of major investments made since 1974 to expand and improve its paper and building materials businesses. "Beyond simply increasing our production and distribution capacity," he ad- ded, "we have especially good growth and profit opportuni- ties in the coming years." Based largely on population Sheridan Sun, Sheridan, Oregon, Thursday, May 31, 1979 13 in the long jump, and Bill Estey in the mile. In the 400 relay, Kelly Swift, Harry Reider, Brad Bishop and Scott Pond met with some very tough competition from Central which set a new record. The state meet was held at Mount Hood Community College for all AA schools. Sheridan High School sent three boys and three girls to the state meet at Mount Hood Community College on May 26 only to face extremely tough re ic mar statistics which affect housing construction and a steady increase in demand for paper, Fery described the next five years as being characterized by "an operating environment in which Boise Cascade can flourish." Fery said consumers and the nation's business in general face some economic uncer- tainties about the next five years. Among the uncertain- ties he cited were increasing concern about inflation, con- sumer confidence in making major investments such as new home purchases and "the counterproductive aspects of government's increasing reg- ulation of business." In line with a dividend increase announced in February, Boise Cascade to- day declared a regular quar- terly dividend of 37% cents a share on its common stock, payable July 15, 1979, to shareholders of record on June lS. 1979. Also declared was a 75 cent dividend on the company's $3 cumulative con- vertible preferred stock in Service Marine Sergeant Thomas .A. Baker, son of Thomas R. and Eva M. Baker of Route 1, Boxl 273, Willamina, has reported for duty with 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, Calif. A 1974 graduate of Wills- mina High School, he joined the Marine Corps in August 1975. competition. None of the sixJoe Hebert in the 800 meter participating placed in the dash. finals. The three girls who went to the meet were Carrie DeHart Competing were Rick in the high jump, Lydia Rogers in the 110 high Newberg in the javelin and hurdles, LeRoy Schmitz in the Shannon Stillwell in the long javelin and 100 meter dash, jump. Willamina's Terry Almeida receives congrat- ulations after winning race. il erl an para en rm FILL OUT AND MAIL THIs ENTRY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE Mail to Hank Valentine, 305 S. Bridge St., Sheridan, Ore. 97378 Please enter us in your gala PHIL SHERIDAN DAYS EVENTS, June 13th - 17th NAME ADDRESS PHONE Please check event PARADE COMMERCIAL CIVIC-FRATERNAL ( ANTIQUE & CLASSIC AUTO ( NOVELTY ( ADULT MARCHING ( JUNIOR MARCHING MOUNTED ( ) OTHER RODEO ( ) PONY RACES For Rodeo Information call 843-3371 BOOTH RENTAL ( ) For Information call 843-2512 Towed up into the air by another airplane, the glider reaches altitude of 3,000 feet., line four to fresh water to spawn. Unlike the salmon and steelhead, the shad bothers not to build a nest on the stream bottom. It is a free-spawning fish. That is, it broadcasts its eggs and milt into the water in shallow, slow-moving sections of the river. The spawning act is a splashy, noisy affair on the very surface of the water. But it occurs late in the evening and during darkness when it may be heard but perhaps not easily seen. The freshly fertilized eggs slowly grow in size and settle to the bottom as they absorb water. Here they drift until they incubate in from three to ten days depending on water temperature. The young fish stay in fresh water feeding on insects and crustasceans until fall when they journey to the sea. Here they will grow to adult size feeding primarily on plankton. In the Columbia and Wil- lamette, shad are most often en available ~O~be:8~od ~TttrYe ; c Ttr~ ~ ~1 h;bobt :; ~ 'p ,~eyS. t ,~ available ~ted other premium book contains information concerning horse I~: ~'qe tL fat. ~'n eater-_ show entries. Premium books a- ~llt_'~r Saould list all classes, premiums paid '~l~a~ ry Office ~.b'330-'~Fand Exposi: and judging dates for each I~'rcgOIl~'qe ]7th St. department of the Fair. ~):~47 97310, or " " Thinking ~tl~.,Tq~~s are Real Estat ."~1 "fair The I h~k " Remember Dick Jordan's cOntains ~ttta .-agriculture, , Uoral, home Farm RealV is in taken on medium weight spinning tackle such as might be used for summer steelhead. The same tackle is effective on south coastal rivers including the Rogue, Umpqua, Coos, Coquille and Millicoma, and in smaller rivers the fly rod also comes into its own. this may often be in fairly shallow sections. They do not like bright sunlight and may tend to be found in deeperTM water during mid-day. Early morning, late evening and overcast days seem to provide the best fishing success The shad is anything but a finicky biter, willing to snap at all that glitters and glows. Small spinners or wobblers are effective. So are flies with tinsel bodies and a touch of fluorescent color. So are simple fluorescent beads threaded on the leader next to an ordinary hook. A size four or six hook seems to be about the right size. A bit of weight on the line may or may not be necessary. 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