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other rivers: July 7, 1982-The Journal Opinion-Page 7 l The J00lile an, t the Zambesi Y BLAISDELL I there is no place and our own tjeut River, we need to horizons -- and be more of a rMrica ! We have ed from three in Cairo and in and had a won- :,ttd want to tell 71ttlvacation was rt 'a, in the south frica. It was L I i t as Northern ] has now had ence for 17 il, mtl has taken an :in the Zambian were Dr. and his wife, tine. When passing through this area on a trip to Victoria Falls, we and all other travelers had to stop at a quarrantine roadblock on the highway to have our bands dipped in disinfectant and the car wheels sprayed. On this same trip through the quarrantined area, we stopped at the secondary school in Kafue where Rev. and Mrs. John Haggarty of Newbury worked as teachers. While we were delivering a package of gifts from the Haggartys to friends of theirs at the Kafue School, the quarrantine was mentioned, and we were told that the 500 boarding students there were anxious for the quarrantine to end, as they had had little meat to eat for several months. GET A HORSE-- If you can't get a horse, get a camel. Edward Biaisdeil at the pyramids and sphinx near Cairo. TICKS-- Dr. Edward Blaisdell spotting the bright sunlight. Tourist Dr. Herbert Schels and wife ticks from a warthog den, to test for 1 v ii:00 @. ,. $chels is a from Germany i With Drs. Erb l 24 years ago. .heen working 0 Iml Nations, in : !. Agriculture  !!/ m Ecuador, . ! I n Republic visited them go), Iran and (]* ,,l-der of the UN s It |Sease Control  .ql Za ed W mbia, Dr.  ns and "| orking with I lm England, !d , ark, Sierra-- L ganda and " gerber they are .i helping to ease problems They ue vai:cines i *Q.e.re against k,ShipPing fever ,eg and ex- [or rabies. ous problem Dr. Schels' t)itten by a Would have the use of dbythe UN. ilenl is Foot IL- olsease, in the ttJCtt ,a d Central "mob has been Control by 8 " Rt ,00LLING VEAnS tx00mma Native Life As in other developing countries, there is a large cultural gap between modern civilization and the traditional native way of life. Much of the land area of Zambia remains under the influence of local tribal chiefs, and each family group has its own little village, a cluster of mud huts with thatched roofs --just like in the old geography books. Darting everywhere are children and chickens, and an occasional dog. The mothers carry their babies on their backs, in a length of cloth tied over the shoulder, and the babies are easily swung around to the front whenever they are hungry. At the same time, many of the women are carrying loads on their heads, such as 'a filled basket, a bundle of firewood, or a kettle of water from the river or the village well. The main item of the native diet is maize (white corn), grown in their own gardens, dried in a thatched corncrib, then ground with a big mortar and pestle into "mealie-meal". Cooked with water it resembles grits, or a white cornmeal mush, and is called "n'shima". Many of the schools and hospitals in Zambia are financed and operated by outside church groups. We happened to meet two Dutch girls who are teaching practical nursing in a hospital near Choma. They say that many of the medical problems there are caused or intensified by malnutrition, largely through ignorance of nutritional needs, also inefficient use of land. Many of the natives still go to a SCENIC-- Edward Blalsdell at the Zimbabwe end of the Victoria Falls, 2 times as high as Niagara and a mile wide. witch doctor when they are sick, and only when it is too late will go to a hospital. Some of the native families raise cash crops such as sunflower seeds, cotton, or fruits and vegetables.. The cooperative native market in Lusaka is a colorful, noisy and pungent conglomeration of garden produce, fresh and dried fish, tobacco leaves, charcoal, cloth, new and used clothing, and live chickens, also tinware made- to-order on the spot. In season, there are cater- pillars, grasshoppers and flying ants available -- for eating! In many of the native villages, cattle are not used for milk or meat, but are kept around as a symbol of wealth, such as for buying a bride. Efforts are being made to educate the people in cattle management and disease control and to im- prove the native stock with new breeds such as Brah- mans. Besides the small native farms, there are also large commercial farms producing such crops as beef and corn, and government farms growing sugar cane. Zambia's largest industry is copper mining, which has diminished greatly due to a drastic drop in the world- wide price of copper. Like much of the world, Zambia has an unemployment (please turn to page 9) I:000000oBRADFORD*I co, vt, umou. aaa I NDAY It[ 00Y [ l:iUL, I l Connecticut Valley Jeycees 11 . PRESENTS. ! CAIRO CITY STREET-- Street vendor in Cairo selling flat Arab bread (not wrapped, of course). Ull=- o CONCENTRATED DEODORIZER is so effective IllflNfl$1111 that 2 DROPS DEODORIZE A SKUNK] 1  Just think of the odor to sxteen ] i problems it could solve 16 oz ]r'mnlml for yOu.., tthroom, ts, cooking, mild, sw [[ ---.-.- | garbage, dial:Hr$ -" ONE SHAKER nn - BOTTLE s3 To order send check or money order to SCHMIO PROOUCTS CO., Div. of SCHMIO LABORATORIES, INC, Box A, Route 46 West, Little Falls, NJ 07424. iiiii ii i i i i i i i And You and Your Family Can Be in the Middle of it. If you're thinking of buying or building a home--or if you're iust filing away ideas for that dream home you want to build "soma day", you owe it to yourself and your family to consider a Northern Products Log Home. The Beauty of Natural Wood Logs are nature's perfect building material, and we make them even better by milling the inside walls to a flat 'useful surface. Cabinet hanging is a cinch, and the beautifully textured wood surface provides the perfect starting point for your own home decorating ideas, lust picture the warmth of a family room with two walls of soft pine wood tones, a brick wall with a fireplace, and one wall of painted sheetrock for trophies and family pictures; or a kitchen with bright- ly painted cabinets and colorful colonial prints: or a wall papered living room with here and there a hint of natural log construction. ii iiii i i who lives in a log home will tell you that the interior stays cool in the summer and warmer Longer in the winter. At Northern Products we help nature along to give you the most energy-efficient home money can buy: Special PVC gaskets between every logalong with caulking at every seam to provide a water-tight seal. e. Protective interlocking corners--specially cut to assure rigid construction to keep the warmth inside and the weather outside. Triple-glazed windows--to combat heat loss. Per- manent insulating air space is provided by in-place double-glazed windows, and a storm window pro- vided with each unit forms a third protective barrier. Unique solar designs--allow the conversion of any of our basic units to passive or active solar applica- tions. ...... FUL BEAUTI There's no better place to start your interior decorating than with the beauty and timelessness of natural wood. And. from the outside, your log home will be beautiful to behold--fitting into practically any environment---na turally. The Strength of Northern White Pine A Northern Products Log Home is built to last--and to be maintenance-free for years to come. Massive pine logs from the forests of the Northeast are carefully milled to fit tightly together, and are joined to each other with huge ten-inch steel spikes. The result is a sturdy, durable structure that looks better and better as the years go by. Built-in Energy Efficiency A log house that has no additional insulation in its walls is more energy-efficient than a frame house in- sulatnd in the conventional manner. That's a fact. Ad- ded to that is what's called the "mass effect." Anyone i ii i iiii i iiii iiii iiii Custom-Designed for Your Family's Needs We've been building log homes for well over a decade, for thousands of home owners, and each family has its own special needs. Our 18 Standard Designs are really just the begin- ning. Northern Products Log Home owners have all used these basic designs as a springboard for their particular needs and tastes. "'Custom designing" by our draftsmen is provided at no additional charge, so if you want to add a room, put a bay window in somewhere, take out a wall, add a dormer, or make any modifications, we're eager to work With you so that your home will be uniquely yours. Economical to Construct Our Log Home packages start as low as $10,000 for everything you'll need to begin your experience in natural living. Because of the simple interlocking log construction, your contractor can erect your home much faster.than a conventional house and. since the inside walls are practically finished when the outside walls go up. you'll save both time and money. i i i i i ilU i i iii i i iii ii ii i EXPERIENCE II I I I I I II II I II I I I I I I I Ill -:i: SAVE MONEY[ DO PART OR ALL OF THE CONSTRUCTION YOURSELF Log Home construction is so simple, and our step-by- step plans are so complete and easy to follow, you might want to ioin the growing number of people who are doing some or all of the work themselves. II I I I I II Ill Illl I I "IT'S UNBELIEvABLE" II H I I I III "It's unbeevable," says Bob Medeiros of Norton. Mass. "l never built a thing in my life. but l put up a Northerner from Northern Products Log Homes in about three months--and I only had one day's help from anybody else. And, listen to this, I've got a beautiful house for a total cost of about $30,000 that would have cost me $45,000 if I'd had a contractor do the work! My home package cost me about $17,000, and by doing the work myself, I've invested about $13.000 more. I couldn't be happier." Alan8 with the satisfaction of helping to build your own home, you can. like Bob Medeiros.save thousands of della rs. We're ready to work with you to make your own in- volvement easier and more enioyahle. Take the First Step Today Give us a call, stop by our model, or mail in this coupon and we'll rush you the information you need to start planning your own beautiful experience. Send to: Ilm liott Dept. #600 Main Street Woodsville, New Hampshire 03785 Tel: 603-747-3485 Enclosed is $6 for my Home Planning Kit Q] Name ......................................................................................... Address ........................................................................... City/Town .......... State ................................. Zip __Phone ........................... i r I I Jim Elliott Builder -- Dealer PMOI)(ICTS LOG HOMP., INC. INORlIIERN iii ,11 i i other rivers: July 7, 1982-The Journal Opinion-Page 7 l The J00lile an, t the Zambesi Y BLAISDELL I there is no place and our own tjeut River, we need to horizons -- and be more of a rMrica ! We have ed from three in Cairo and in and had a won- :,ttd want to tell 71ttlvacation was rt 'a, in the south frica. It was L I i t as Northern ] has now had ence for 17 il, mtl has taken an :in the Zambian were Dr. and his wife, tine. When passing through this area on a trip to Victoria Falls, we and all other travelers had to stop at a quarrantine roadblock on the highway to have our bands dipped in disinfectant and the car wheels sprayed. On this same trip through the quarrantined area, we stopped at the secondary school in Kafue where Rev. and Mrs. John Haggarty of Newbury worked as teachers. While we were delivering a package of gifts from the Haggartys to friends of theirs at the Kafue School, the quarrantine was mentioned, and we were told that the 500 boarding students there were anxious for the quarrantine to end, as they had had little meat to eat for several months. GET A HORSE-- If you can't get a horse, get a camel. Edward Biaisdeil at the pyramids and sphinx near Cairo. TICKS-- Dr. Edward Blaisdell spotting the bright sunlight. Tourist Dr. Herbert Schels and wife ticks from a warthog den, to test for 1 v ii:00 @. ,. $chels is a from Germany i With Drs. Erb l 24 years ago. .heen working 0 Iml Nations, in : !. Agriculture  !!/ m Ecuador, . ! I n Republic visited them go), Iran and (]* ,,l-der of the UN s It |Sease Control  .ql Za ed W mbia, Dr.  ns and "| orking with I lm England, !d , ark, Sierra-- L ganda and " gerber they are .i helping to ease problems They ue vai:cines i *Q.e.re against k,ShipPing fever ,eg and ex- [or rabies. ous problem Dr. Schels' t)itten by a Would have the use of dbythe UN. ilenl is Foot IL- olsease, in the ttJCtt ,a d Central "mob has been Control by 8 " Rt ,00LLING VEAnS tx00mma Native Life As in other developing countries, there is a large cultural gap between modern civilization and the traditional native way of life. Much of the land area of Zambia remains under the influence of local tribal chiefs, and each family group has its own little village, a cluster of mud huts with thatched roofs --just like in the old geography books. Darting everywhere are children and chickens, and an occasional dog. The mothers carry their babies on their backs, in a length of cloth tied over the shoulder, and the babies are easily swung around to the front whenever they are hungry. At the same time, many of the women are carrying loads on their heads, such as 'a filled basket, a bundle of firewood, or a kettle of water from the river or the village well. The main item of the native diet is maize (white corn), grown in their own gardens, dried in a thatched corncrib, then ground with a big mortar and pestle into "mealie-meal". Cooked with water it resembles grits, or a white cornmeal mush, and is called "n'shima". Many of the schools and hospitals in Zambia are financed and operated by outside church groups. We happened to meet two Dutch girls who are teaching practical nursing in a hospital near Choma. They say that many of the medical problems there are caused or intensified by malnutrition, largely through ignorance of nutritional needs, also inefficient use of land. Many of the natives still go to a SCENIC-- Edward Blalsdell at the Zimbabwe end of the Victoria Falls, 2 times as high as Niagara and a mile wide. witch doctor when they are sick, and only when it is too late will go to a hospital. Some of the native families raise cash crops such as sunflower seeds, cotton, or fruits and vegetables.. The cooperative native market in Lusaka is a colorful, noisy and pungent conglomeration of garden produce, fresh and dried fish, tobacco leaves, charcoal, cloth, new and used clothing, and live chickens, also tinware made- to-order on the spot. In season, there are cater- pillars, grasshoppers and flying ants available -- for eating! In many of the native villages, cattle are not used for milk or meat, but are kept around as a symbol of wealth, such as for buying a bride. Efforts are being made to educate the people in cattle management and disease control and to im- prove the native stock with new breeds such as Brah- mans. Besides the small native farms, there are also large commercial farms producing such crops as beef and corn, and government farms growing sugar cane. Zambia's largest industry is copper mining, which has diminished greatly due to a drastic drop in the world- wide price of copper. Like much of the world, Zambia has an unemployment (please turn to page 9) I:000000oBRADFORD*I co, vt, umou. aaa I NDAY It[ 00Y [ l:iUL, I l Connecticut Valley Jeycees 11 . PRESENTS. ! CAIRO CITY STREET-- Street vendor in Cairo selling flat Arab bread (not wrapped, of course). Ull=- o CONCENTRATED DEODORIZER is so effective IllflNfl$1111 that 2 DROPS DEODORIZE A SKUNK] 1  Just think of the odor to sxteen ] i problems it could solve 16 oz ]r'mnlml for yOu.., tthroom, ts, cooking, mild, sw [[ ---.-.- | garbage, dial:Hr$ -" ONE SHAKER nn - BOTTLE s3 To order send check or money order to SCHMIO PROOUCTS CO., Div. of SCHMIO LABORATORIES, INC, Box A, Route 46 West, Little Falls, NJ 07424. iiiii ii i i i i i i i And You and Your Family Can Be in the Middle of it. If you're thinking of buying or building a home--or if you're iust filing away ideas for that dream home you want to build "soma day", you owe it to yourself and your family to consider a Northern Products Log Home. The Beauty of Natural Wood Logs are nature's perfect building material, and we make them even better by milling the inside walls to a flat 'useful surface. Cabinet hanging is a cinch, and the beautifully textured wood surface provides the perfect starting point for your own home decorating ideas, lust picture the warmth of a family room with two walls of soft pine wood tones, a brick wall with a fireplace, and one wall of painted sheetrock for trophies and family pictures; or a kitchen with bright- ly painted cabinets and colorful colonial prints: or a wall papered living room with here and there a hint of natural log construction. ii iiii i i who lives in a log home will tell you that the interior stays cool in the summer and warmer Longer in the winter. At Northern Products we help nature along to give you the most energy-efficient home money can buy: Special PVC gaskets between every logalong with caulking at every seam to provide a water-tight seal. e. Protective interlocking corners--specially cut to assure rigid construction to keep the warmth inside and the weather outside. Triple-glazed windows--to combat heat loss. Per- manent insulating air space is provided by in-place double-glazed windows, and a storm window pro- vided with each unit forms a third protective barrier. Unique solar designs--allow the conversion of any of our basic units to passive or active solar applica- tions. ...... FUL BEAUTI There's no better place to start your interior decorating than with the beauty and timelessness of natural wood. And. from the outside, your log home will be beautiful to behold--fitting into practically any environment---na turally. The Strength of Northern White Pine A Northern Products Log Home is built to last--and to be maintenance-free for years to come. Massive pine logs from the forests of the Northeast are carefully milled to fit tightly together, and are joined to each other with huge ten-inch steel spikes. The result is a sturdy, durable structure that looks better and better as the years go by. Built-in Energy Efficiency A log house that has no additional insulation in its walls is more energy-efficient than a frame house in- sulatnd in the conventional manner. That's a fact. Ad- ded to that is what's called the "mass effect." Anyone i ii i iiii i iiii iiii iiii Custom-Designed for Your Family's Needs We've been building log homes for well over a decade, for thousands of home owners, and each family has its own special needs. Our 18 Standard Designs are really just the begin- ning. Northern Products Log Home owners have all used these basic designs as a springboard for their particular needs and tastes. "'Custom designing" by our draftsmen is provided at no additional charge, so if you want to add a room, put a bay window in somewhere, take out a wall, add a dormer, or make any modifications, we're eager to work With you so that your home will be uniquely yours. Economical to Construct Our Log Home packages start as low as $10,000 for everything you'll need to begin your experience in natural living. Because of the simple interlocking log construction, your contractor can erect your home much faster.than a conventional house and. since the inside walls are practically finished when the outside walls go up. you'll save both time and money. i i i i i ilU i i iii i i iii ii ii i EXPERIENCE II I I I I I II II I II I I I I I I I Ill -:i: SAVE MONEY[ DO PART OR ALL OF THE CONSTRUCTION YOURSELF Log Home construction is so simple, and our step-by- step plans are so complete and easy to follow, you might want to ioin the growing number of people who are doing some or all of the work themselves. II I I I I II Ill Illl I I "IT'S UNBELIEvABLE" II H I I I III "It's unbeevable," says Bob Medeiros of Norton. Mass. "l never built a thing in my life. but l put up a Northerner from Northern Products Log Homes in about three months--and I only had one day's help from anybody else. And, listen to this, I've got a beautiful house for a total cost of about $30,000 that would have cost me $45,000 if I'd had a contractor do the work! My home package cost me about $17,000, and by doing the work myself, I've invested about $13.000 more. I couldn't be happier." Alan8 with the satisfaction of helping to build your own home, you can. like Bob Medeiros.save thousands of della rs. We're ready to work with you to make your own in- volvement easier and more enioyahle. Take the First Step Today Give us a call, stop by our model, or mail in this coupon and we'll rush you the information you need to start planning your own beautiful experience. Send to: Ilm liott Dept. #600 Main Street Woodsville, New Hampshire 03785 Tel: 603-747-3485 Enclosed is $6 for my Home Planning Kit Q] Name ......................................................................................... Address ........................................................................... City/Town .......... State ................................. Zip __Phone ........................... i r I I Jim Elliott Builder -- Dealer PMOI)(ICTS LOG HOMP., INC. INORlIIERN iii ,11 i i