You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
San Antonio Light (Newspaper) - July 20, 1976, San Antonio, Texas Viking on Mars Sending Photos Calif. America's Viking 1 space robot gently on Mars today and radioed back the first pictures taken from the planet's surface photos showing a rocky Martian desert with a gently rolling The three-legged spacecraft rode a cushion of rocket exhaust to a gentle touchdown in a lowland considered one of the best places for its instruments to conduct the first search for life on the red The landing on the planet more than million miles from Earth opened a new frontier in man's exploration of the solar President Ford said in a telephone call to space agency officials the flight was wonderful and a most remarkable The initial image from one of Viking's twin cameras started coming in at the control Antonio The shot looked down and showed one of the Viking's It was readily apparent that the Martian soil was littered with It appeared the soil had been blown by wind or thrust from Viking's landing A few minutes after the camera raised its lens on command from a a broad panoramic view of the landscape appeared line by line on control center It was last afternoon there and the setting sun appeared to brightly illuminate the distant There was no life forms in the initial But scientists did not expect to see Unlike pictures taken on the the Martian surface did not appear pocked marked with sharp This apparently was a result of wind erosion on The planet has occasional dust storms and Viking was coated with a gray resilient paint to protect it from sand blast is just an incredible said Dr. Thomas geologist in charge of the photographic looks safe and very Dr. Al Hibbs of JPL mission control said resolution is The first photo scanned slowly from left to right disclosing small rocks and medium sized When it moved to the far the lander's footpad came into view so clearly the rivets could be think the view of the horizon is yet to Mutch view of the horizon is going to Minutes the second with the camera pointed slightly panned slowly showing a clear a field of light and dark rocks and in the distance a flat Artist's concept of Viking spacecraft landing on FINAL HOME 42 PAGES 15 CASH in every week in TV Story in Column it CALL Edited By Joe P. Faulkner I Can you give me a recipe for peanut I need one P. We'll give you one that's of it's essential you get some good goobers and don't gobble 'em before you start puttering around to convert 'em into the crunch Get two and a half cups of raw Spanish have within reaching distance three cups of one cup of corn one cup of two tablespoons of butter or one of and one tablespoon of baking shoot the corn syrup and water into a place the pot on a and commence Keep this up until it's done enough to form a hard ball when dropped into cool Don't dump the whole pot into cool just drip a drop for When you get the mixture cooked to the hard plop in the peanuts and continue to cook until all this goo in the pot has turned golden It's dandy to have a candy if you have one it'll register 300 degrees when Ihe golden brown color comes when you do achieve this yank the pot off the pour in the and start After you've agitated the pot's captives until you think they've gone stir add the baking soda and start stirring the sticky stuff pour it out on a greased slab and pull it out to the thinness or thickness you think you'd like to end up Then run around the or to work up a good When the stuff on the greased slab gets it's ready for But be Page 8, Col. 5.) -San Partly cloudy afternoons and night and early ing cloudiness through The overnight 1 o w will be in the 1 o w 70s. the high Wednesday in the low 90s and Tuesday's high was ex- near 91. Winds will be southerly at 8 to 18 Today's Temperatures Midnight 7 75 1 76 8 75 75 2 3 4 5a.m. 6 Last High 91, low 77. 8-C.) 9 76 75 10 a.m. 80 75 11 82 75 Noon 85 75 RONALD REAGAN Over the Says Manager See Page 3-A. San Light 96th 183 INDEX ON PAGE 2-A. If you do not receive your newspaper or wish to about your delivery call All 226-4271 The Daily San Antonio Light leads the News by and the Express by in total FIRST IN TEXAS COMMUNITY SERVICE JULY 20, 1976 City Council Reviews Coastal Bid Benefits To S.A. Pondered By SHARON WATKINS and LINDA JONES City Public Service has begun a three-day effort to get official San Antonio approval of a plan to settle the city's million lawsuit against Oscar Wyatt Jr. and his Coastal States Gas Corp. Members of the were handed copies Tuesday of the plan worked out in Houston between negotiators for the city and Coastal It is a refinement of earlier settlement proposals which increases benefits to San Antonio and other customers and gives customers an option on how to use Wyatt's million worth of equity in Coastal States Gas Producing Co. Members of the City Council began reviewing the plan Tuesday after copies were left in their offices at city Some members were disturbed the outlines of the settlement had been released to newspapers before they received their Councilman Richard Teniente said he will rely heavily on the recommendations of the city's legal advisers before making a decision on the feeling on this does not mean that I'm for settling at this he mind is just open to Councilman Bob Billa said the price of gas will be his main consideration in the Mayor Pro Tern Al Rohde said he plans to weigh the opinions of CPS trustee Eloy Centeno and U.S. Rep. Henry Gonzalez before casting any Mayor who may cast the deciding vote as ex officio member of the CPS was out of the city on vacation but scheduled to return in time TWO SUSPECTS in the mass kidnaping of 28 children and their school bus driver near are shown in updated police composite Bus Kidnap Falling Into Place Page 8, Col. 1.) Calif. Investigators putting together a jigsaw of clues believe they not far from identifying the gunmen motivated perhaps by revenge who kidnaped 26 school children and their bus driver last They found the bus driver's wallet and the shoes of the victims near a remote road in the Santa Mountains in Santa Clara County Sheriff's deputies in Alameda where the victims dug their way to freedom from a buried provided California and Nevada law enforcement agencies with better descriptions of the three The investigators have not ruled out that there may have been others involved in last week's Officials here and at San Quentin Prison also checked out a tip that three inmates plotted a kidnap last year when they were behind An informant said one of the trio had reason for against a community in Madera Jack chief of criminal investigations for the Alameda County Sheriff's are not far from identifying the The bus was hijacked as it was dropping the children at their homes after a day at summer They were in the buried van for 16 hours before they made their way to OSCAR WYATT Coastal S.A. Man Drowns In Pool A former San Antonio was found drowned early Tuesday in a Northeast San Antonio 57, was found at a.m. Tuesday in the shallow end of the swimming pool al the Marshall 2721 Auslin Apartment owner Flora 5s, said she heard a loud noise about did not go io She said her dog was Dale resident of Apartment No. 10, told police he was leaving for work at a.m. when he saw a body lying face up in the A pair of shoes was beside the He summoned the apartment who called the Emergency Medical Police theorized that the man struck a utility pole when he pulled off the slightly damaging his A wallet and wristwatch were found on the front seat of the 1969 Chevrolet that was parked in the apartment Durham was a sports writer for He had been an 18-year farm editor for the Houston Durham was a and past president of the Newspaper Farm Editors of Robbers Hit Bank For Million France A of robbers who dug their way into a bank from a sewer over the weekend may have stolen more than million in securities and police said suppose the amount exceeded 50 million francs said one police Play The Light's Two Great Games Game TV Page 7-A.) The Light offers you twice the chance to win There are two great contests in The THE NAME GAME and TV THE NAME GAME offers one lucky reader each week a chance to win in cash and another 10 a chance to win In TV Sweepstakes offers daily including a weekly Summer Bonus which appears in today's It's easy io play THE NAME no matter what can play THE All it takes to play is to have a You can use any variation of your name complete middle name or maiden name hut no Any name that can he verified by a drivers birth certificate or official document can he THE NAME GAME and TV Sweepstakes offer over an Two contests in one newspaper and you can play both at the same To play Till NAME match the letters from your name with those that appear in The letters appear every Sunday ami Monday and four letters appear Tuesday through Today's fellers and a set of rules on If the minted letters match those in your you are eligible to enter Ihe weekly Line up Ihe letters vertically or diagonally and you're eligible for the in The Light's other TV you can win cash by matching your personal from the cover of Sunday's TV Channels with those published Monday through on the Log The rules are also in Channels Mrs. Robert 117th, won SKI playing TV
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.