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The " Johnny Unitas Official Football," which started the season at $7.20, has dropped to a sale price of $3.88.
The " Gale Sayers Football" is holding at $5.79.
The " Don Meredith" tops all at $6.95.
The " Fran Tarkenton" has just been marked down to $1.99.
The " Paul Hornung" can be had for one book of Green Stamps.
POWER CORRUPTS AGAIN
There are those who believe, among them Charles Callison, executive vice-president of the National Audubon Society, that the Hudson River Gorge is "the most beautiful stretch of river scenery in the United States." A while back (SI, April 26, 1965) the Consolidated Edison Company, which supplies New York City and some of its environs with high-priced electricity, proposed to deface the Gorge by setting up a power plant on Storm King Mountain.
Conservationists howled to such effect that last week Con Ed, which has been talking about doing a face-lifting job on its "image" as an air-pollutionist, despoiler of beauty and dispenser of surly service, backed down and said it would modify the Storm King project and relocate its plant a mile and a half downstream, to a site recommended by the Federal Power Commission, a government bureau that seems to think its job is to approve anything a utility might want.
The new site would still be within the Gorge, it would still convert glorious scenery to industrial use, it would still damage the river's fishery, and it would intrude on the Storm King section of Palisades Interstate Park. The proposal is both a piece of clumsiness and insolence.
While we are booting Con Ed's backside, let us give a pat on the back to another utility, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation, which also had planned to invade the Gorge at Breakneck Ridge, across the river from Storm King Mountain. Central Hudson now has decided to place its new plant outside the Gorge. And another pat to the Georgia-Pacific Corporation, which responded graciously to conservationists' protests and abandoned a proposed site for a gypsum-wallboard plant at Little Stony Point, just across the Gorge from where Con Ed would now create a monstrosity.