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Bh StS tof eph the Ing: p ta sts ing sint Hen ted the 1 be hes He that ling the and and and ELS. ting le of vith for and uest {nto nN to day. pent the lant wat 1 the sion ning v be st of ofa rner rank ain. )0 vers day ined at tate lice ECLIPSE HOONTINE RD FROM PAGr T full intensity and can burn the, retina, the delicate back laver of the eve that transmits images to the brain ‘The principle ts similar to the wav oa magnifving glass can burn a hole tna plece of paper with the sun's rays refracted on the paper,” Pointing to the hazards of direct viewing of the sun on a “regular day, the soclety warns of the special danger during the eclipse. “The sun's bright rays prevent ous from gazing’ directly on a regular day.’ Mrs. Boyce sald. “During an eclipse, these rays are progressively blocked, making {t easier to look directly af the stn Invisible, dangerous infra red ravs continue to be enmdtted, and ean burn the eves Instantaneously, without your being aware of it. Burns to the retina are incurable and can produce a blind spot in the victim's fleld of vislon — in the vital area used tor reading and close work.” The society warns there is no safe way to view the eclipse directly. Results of a survey conducted by the National Society following the March 7, 1970 eclipse reported a total of Wh cases of solar retinopathy (eclipse burn of the retinas in the United States. Of those cases reported, almost 60 percent of the injuries to the eyes resulted from direct viewing of the sun during the eclipse. “Sunglasses, — goggles, smoked glass fillers or home made viewing devices cannot give the eyes 100 percent protection from the harmful rays of the sun,"’ Mrs. Boyce sald. “Watching the eclipse directly, even for a quick SANDERS COONTINE RD FROW PGR U Union chairperson ‘1 think: there are people who inténd to nin on the Liberty Unton ticket® Sanders satd Sander’ s defection, coupled with that recently ef fellow Paberty Union founder Naney Kauf mann, bas stripped the party of two of its yelenin leaders He ran oun’: sarccessfully in r72 and wid for the US Senate, and for governor fast year The party. founded in W770 as part of the antl Vietnam war movement, 7 teached [ts pea in Leia when jt achteved major, party status by winning § percent of the vote cast But) Chat status wis placed in question last month when the party failed to comply with a state daw that it hold town und city argantztay CAUCUSES: “The function of on radical political party ts very staple’ Sanders said “Ht is to create a sttuxtion fm owhich the ondinary working people take whi rightfully belongs to them “Nobody can predict the future of the workers! movement in this country or the state of Vermont.” he said “Tt fs omy oapinion, however, that if workers do not take power dno reasonably short: time thts country will not have a future’ mome nt. contd serious problems for eareless observer" Estimated times for the partial eclipse are 9:30 Ppom.oon the east coast and 4.30 p.m onthe west coast. meati the SHOW TIME 7& IPM.