Colorado Springs Gazette, October 18, 1968

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Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph (Newspaper) - October 18, 1968, Colorado Springs, Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS The man who is aware of Ins inability to stand competition scorns “this mad competitive system.” He who ta unfit to serve his fellow citizens wants to rule them. —Ludwig von Mises GAZETTE TODAY’S 1:30 STOCKS No. 31.296—97th Year Both AP and UPI Dial 632-4641 COLORADO SPRINGS—FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1968 10c Daily 20c Sunday Four Sections— 40 PAGES Jacqueline Goes to Greece to Wed Billionaire By PHILIP DO POU LOS ATHENS (AP) — Jacqueline Kennedy arrived in Greece today to marry one of the world’s richest men, Aristotle Onassis, ending five years of speculation about the future of the glamorous presidential widow. A special Greek airliner brought the bride-to-be and her family to a military airport at Andravida, in southern Greece. As Mrs. Kennedy stepped from the plane and walked down the steps, she was greeted by Onassis. who had flown from Athens to take his bride on to Scorpios. the small scorpion-shaped island he owns south of Corfu. They will be married there Saturday “or within three days at the latest,” Onassis told newsmen in Athens. Onassis said they would spend their honeymoon on Scorpios “unless Jackie wants to make a tour of the Mediterranean with Christina,” his palatial yacht named for his 18-year-old daughter by his first marriage Airport police confiscated all cameras and locked newsmen in the airport’s waiting rooms about 300 yards away just be fore Mrs. Kennedy’s jet landed. The wedding will unite the 39-year-old widow of assassinated President John F. Kennedy, left a wealthy woman by him, and a shipping magnate 23 years her senior who is often dubbed the “Golden Greek ” Onassis. 62, was divorced in 1960 after 14 years of marriage to the former Tina Livanos, daughter of another multimillionaire Greek shipowner. They had two children, and she later married England's Marquis of Blandford, the Duke of Marlborough’s heir. Mrs. Kennedy’s plans to wed were announced Thursday in New York by her mother. Mrs. Hugh D Auchincloss, whose brief statement said:    “My daughter. Mrs John F. Kennedy, is planning to marry Mr. Aristotle Onassis ” It was issued after the Boston Herald-Traveler said the couple would marry. . A few hours after the announcement. Mrs Kennedy, her two children. Caroline. IO, and John Jr., 7. and a party of eight bumped 90 passengers from an Olympic Airways jetliner and took off from New York's Ken nedy Airport for Greece. Onassis owns the airline. The party included Mrs. Auchincloss and her husband, two of President Kennedy’s sisters, and Mrs. Stephen Smith and Mrs. Peter Lawford: Mrs. Law-ford’s daughter; a Secret Service agent, and two maids. A spokesman for the airline said the plane’s 90 passengers were put on a plane that left three hours later. Onassis’ sister, Mrs. D. Garo-foulis, told newsmen in Athens the wedding would take place on Scorpios, the shipping magnate’s private island in the Ionian Sea next week. Onassis bought the small isle six years ago and has kept it ultraprivatc Because the wedding will be in Greece. Greek law requires a Greek Orthodox ceremony. It seemed most unlikely that there would be a companion ceremony in Mrs. Kennedy's Bornan Catholic faith because Onassis is divorced and the church prohibits such a marriage unless it finds his first union invalid Onassis is a member of the national church of Greece. which approved his divorce by (Turn to Page 6A, Column 1) Saigon Still Balks On Bombing Halt By GEORGE ESPER SAIGON (API - U.S. fighter-bombers    streaked    through I heavy monsoon clouds again today to continue their daily bombing of North Vietnam while the Saigon government continued to balk at agreeing to a bombing halt. North Vietnam's leaders in Hanoi were reported studying a new U S proposal for cessation of all bombing of the North in return for serious moves toward peace by the Communists But South Vietnam’s premier. Tran Van Huong, said his government could accept no such proposal unless it was favorable to South Vietnam Huong told the official Vietnam press any agreement by Saigon would have to be approved by the National Assembly as well as the executive branch. Top political figures including the leaders of the House and Senate have discussed the plan and are understood to be cool toward it. US Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker met with President Nguyen Van Thieu again Thursday night to discuss the proposal, but so far the Vietnam government has not agreed to go along With the military men it was business as usual although some said the} felt an eventual bombing halt now appeared inevitable More air strikes over North Vietnam’s panhandle were planned for Saturday. Air Force, Navy and Marine jets today kept up their steady attack on enemy supply channels, south of the 19th parallel. Reports on the raids won’t be available until Saturday. U.S. pilots reported destroying or damaging at least 18 supply boats Thursday in bad weather that made it difficult to determine results. U.S. military sources said the American pilots are concentrating more on the waterways be cause there is less truck traffic moving south. “There is a hell of a lot less truck traffic because of the interdiction campaign and because of the monsoons which have made some roads impassable. ” one source said “There are more barges now. We'll be hitting these more and more.” Australia’s small air contingent reported its biggest kill of the war so far. 40 Viet Cong killed by a Canberra jet bomber near Pleiku. in the central highlands. A spokesman said the bomber attacked an enemy troop concentration Wednesday night. The pilot reported “a large secondary explosion," and an observation pilot counted the bodies the next day. the spokesman said The lull in ground fighting continued. In its morning communique the U. S. Command again said there was no contact with the enemy Thursday. U.S. and South Vietnamese in- (Turn to Page 6A, Column 2) Hurricane Gladys Again Headed for Crowded Beaches MIAMI, Fla (AP) -Hurricane Gladys continued its northward movement in the Gulf of Mexico today but the Weather Bureau said it probably would turn eastward and strike Florida’s Gulf Coast north of Tampa. Its winds had dropped from 80 to 75 miles an hour but it was still expected to bring five-foot tides to a thinly populated area near the mouth of the Suwannee River between Tampa and Cedar Key 90 miles to the northwest. The Weather Bureau had forecast earlier that it would turn toward the Tampa Bay arca and its more than a million residents but said later that it would hit further north Rains of four inches or more were predicted for Central and Northeast Florida and hurricane warnings were displayed from Sarasota to Clearwater. Gale warnings and a hurricane watch extended from Clearwater to St. Marks at the elbow of Florida's Panhandle The National Hurricane Center said Gladys was at Latitude 27 4 North. Longitude 84 0 West or about 90 miles west of Sarasota The storm was moving at (Turn to Page 6A, Column 4) Boatie and Girl Friend Arrested on Drug Charge LONDON (AP) — John Len-.ficers of Scotland Yard’s drug trade magazines have turned non of the Beatles and hts Japa- squad    down advertisements of the nose girl friend Yoko Ono were Police officials said the raid re* d, “The Tv > Yirgins arrested today on drug charges followed inquiries carried out by Th** front coyer shows them The couple was jailed at Scotland Yard in London and by facing the camera and the back Paddington Green police station Mice in Surrey where Lennon cover gives a rear view and then released on bail for ap-1 formerly lived They said the bone Magistrates Court    Montagu Square apartment They were also charged with where the arrests were made obstructing police in the execu- was Lennon s. lion of a search warrant.    Lennon’s    wife    Cynthia    has Lennon and Miss Ono were ar- j filed suit for divorce naming rested at a Montagu Square Miss Ono, who is a poet, actress apartment in London’s Maryle- and sculptress, as co-respon-bone district.    Wilt. They were charged with being ^ new record by Lennon and in possession of a quantity of Miss Ono has run into trouble the forbidden drug cannabis, an-: because the cover shows the    .. couple in the nude Musical gathered 40.000 strong outside   jlaU Thursday evening to 40,000 New York Teachers Blast Mayor Lindsay By BOB MONROE NEW YORK (AP) - Striking the teachers and their supporters other term for marijuana Lennon’s age was given by police as 28 and Miss Ono. charged under her married name of Cox. was said to be 34 The arrests were made by of- The Weather (••port fur rn ih*rf by US. Wpo*h*» ■wrppu Station at P»tor*on Fiat*I scorn the name of Mayor John V Lindsay and renew their pledge to maintain the walkout. “We are going to stay out as long as it takes to win,” Albert Shanker, president of the AFL-CIO United Federation of Teachers, told the massed out-Five men were seriously in- pouring—the largest City Hall jured early today when their demonstration in the memory of speeding automobile failed to newsmen make a curve and overturned Lindsay, who has been seek- Five Men Are Seriously Hurt In Auto Crash AS HARVEST ENDS — In the Midwest it s time for Halloween pumpkins and hunting seasons. Canadian geese are reported flying south with plenty of mallard ducks already across the border along their migrating routes. There even were two of the rare whooping cranes spotted in Bismarck, N.D. And pheasant hunting ojiened up. (AP Wirephoto) W(.ATHER (ORCCARTS Cl KES PEAK REGION - (air and warmer tonight Parti) cloudy and oc-1 near,n*5.y hii'tT sfSfSuy**three times about three miles ing to end the racially explosive cimU{l,0nn.Kh7r0H»*b|iry cen“ sam'rday5 ‘*r sou th of Colorado Springs on tieup of the 1.1-million pupil state highway 115. Dublic school system, was the Pe ak*" region* Vi?aturdiiy throng/ we/f All five of the occupants of tsrxet of much of the criticism o“rn«I »,2L°',E£Si the vehicle, four of them sta- expressed by the virtually all E&.NtKi    Honed    at    FL    Carson,    were    "bite crowd He was not in City mg near 60; low* near 30 1 pm 2 pm. 3 pm 4 p m. 5 pm / ti p.rn . 7pm * p.m. 9 pm 10 p.m. 11 pm. Midnight Maximum noon today Minimum for noon today r TEMPERA TI RES AT CASETTE TELEGRAPH Thursday    Friday 40 I a rn Al 2 a rn. 46 3 a rn. 44 4 a m. •    43    3 a.m. 41 a a.m. s* 7 a rn. 33 I a m. 33 t a rn. 33 IO a rn. 33 ll am. .IO Noon 24 hours ended four of Ft. Carson, thrown out of the car. The four soldiers were taken Moon Trip Techniques Tested by Astronauts Hall at the time. “This is not a time for com v to the base hospital but one was 'ni,,ecs- Shanker told cheering j ^p) __ Wjth a jolting burst r    rtnmAncfr'ifArc “lf e a limn fAI* 27 later transferred to * Hospital where he was in    .    .    . unit The civil-    ®f    L.,nd?5v    must St By HOWARD BENEDICT fully,” SPACE CENTER. HOUSTON Schirra reported at the comple tion of this vital test of the en Politics At a Glance By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Here is a summary of top political developments: The Republicans: Richard M. Nixon says he ll support any , ,.,    ., . . .    , , ,    ,    * it    rivr bombing halt in Vietnam if it spacecraft commander sighting was blocked by clouds, to the airwajs at 8:4a % rn EDT doesn t «,n(janger American Apollo 7 commander Schirra Saturday. troops and spurs progress to ll intensive told the control center Thursday: The Apollo engine, the most ward peace. “We do not want to demonstrators “It’s a time for ..... I    *"    ”    .    _    7*    8'ne    that    one    day    will    guide    that    the    crew    was    extremely    powerful    ever    carried    by    a    pjay    politics    with    peace,”    he Pen™^ the mayor to keep his word.” *ner^ the Apollo 7 astronauts American astronauts to the busy, ‘-like three squirrels in a manned space vehicle, will be ^sayS for at care * ian was taken to 3 Hospital ii go” fired their steering engine today moon. cage,” and asked permission to critical to a man-to-the-moon ybe j)ernocrats; Hubert H. Francis swppt through the, assembly in the most powerful maneuver Los Angeles residents cancel today’s telecast from the mission because it must guide Humphrey says he understands “Impeach Lindsay.” read one cver ma(je by a manned space- watched Thursday as Schirra, spaceship because of another the ship to the moon, kick it into laborers are shifting to George 24 hour* ended at The three at the base hospi M tai were identified as Norbert 23 A. Parker, 28. vehicle. „ Tecumseh placard Shanker said that if there was ship I “Rubba-dubba-doo'1 lunar orbit, fire it out of orbit Wallace because they fear Humphrey’s election will mean 67 to be very serious. The cond! 37'    # H VI (. ATHER HI R( Al DATA TETERHOM (TELO Max tm urn    for 24    hour*    ended    at noon today Minimum    for 24    hour*    ended    al noon today Maximum a year ago Minimum a year ago    -....    ,    .    ..    __ Wind velocity at noon IO mile* per hour tlOn Of the Other two men W3S Wind direction at noon Southeast Relative humidity at noon: * per cent Sea lave!    pressure at noon:    29.99 and falling Precipitation for 24 hour*    ended    at noon pm-.pu.tion for current month  u completed. All three suffered Air Force Maj. Dunn F. Eisele heavy schedule cv. aa    ixu.i/c.*    shouted    and civilian Walter Cunningham    After examining the schedule,    and steer it back to earth c. «j,    driver    of    the    ,no    movemcnt"by Lindsay,    the    NaVy    Capt waiter M Schirra    zipped over the area, their    which included the engine igni-    The engine was fired    four    whites will lose    their jobs    to Rene J    Allison.    20    and    1    would stage    torchlight    pa-    jr as    huge engine flashed to    space chariot blinking like a    tion, important guidance and na-    times earlier in the Apollo 7    Negroes    But Humphrey assures h layni?    Jr 24    rades to (.racie    Mansion,    the    jjfe and    spurted a steady tail of    star as it reflected the rays of a    vigation tests, and thermal con-    mission but the longest    burn    laborers    there’ll    be plenty    of ll UMI iy,, I    mDifnr’c    rnciHnnpp    and    Knl/1    ...    ,      ,    ....    M.    v.    r.,    .    ai    _    .    . ,    ,    l.    ,    j    ..Lu_____I__ . mayor s residence, and hold Long s condition was reported demonstration8 reported by the hospital “guarded,” meaning full o nosis of injuries had not been flame for 66 seconds as Apollo 7 rising sun. Eisele’s wife, Harriet, and ,n of Mexico    two of their three children "That was a real nice to-do, scanned the skies over Houston in the Ocean racec| j20 miles above the Gulf Hill-Brownsville district Brooklyn. prog-    „.!*toe machine performed beauti- early Thursday but any possible trol tests, Flight Director Glynn Has 15 seconds. Lunney concurred. j jobs for blacks and whites under precipitation for current Normal month Precipitation no (ar (SU year Sunset tonight Sunrise Saturday IO A. • 17 pm 7 12 a rn Negro and Puerto Rican experimental district of eight schools, is the focal point in the continuing crisis which has cost school children 15 days of fall term Schirra, Cunningham and Ei* the Democrats. The Wally, Walt and Donn seie have spent considerable The American Independent: show, which had been shown on time testing their navigation George Wallace accuses Nixon television for four days, returns (Turn to Page 6A, Column 2) of saying Wallace isn t fit to be president just because Wallace COLORADO TEMPERATURE*    ■ H'*h lj024 crawl jeu. ‘a 2* 01155 condition with head injuries Akron A (arnotta Cheyenne Craig Crook Denver Fleming Fort Colima 47 41 43 43 sa 30 30 Sedgwtc 4* 23Trinidad SO 22 7 La Junta 30 Lamar 21 Ijeadviito IS Pueblo 30 Sedgwick Albany Albuquerque .Atlanta Xamarck .... >>i*e    ... MN  ........ Mill ........ Chicago "tncionaii ~lcveland Denver Des Monte* Detroit Fairbank* Fort Worth Helena Maintain IndJanapoli* WEATHER ELSEWHERE High Lou    High    Low >ad injuries. Romales Stewart. 23, of 727 N. Wahsatch Ave. was in seri- cjasscs The current walkout, the third in less than six weeks, began - -i    ^    ’    wa^    Monday over the Board of Edu- * ^ reported in critical condition at cau0n’s alleged failure to en- Penrose.    force the terms of the previous State Highway Patrolman A The basic issue is the union’s Girls Will Be Welcomed into Boy Scouts is a southerner. 8 f. St 27    6 : * 22 Francis. Richard F. Gibson, ....    ,    ..strike    settlements. ■79 g Memphis    72 t» L. Smith said the car in which ii I mdE-sm^ui es    f've    WfreL    ridin^    was    demand    that    80    white    teachers I* ?! Kf!?    J? S! trave^n8 a* a high rate of speed    ousted from the Ocean Hill dis- 77 63 New York •4 Okla. City 43 Oma! jarbaonvila Juaanu Kaaaa* City Im JUuicIm Lout* vi? Ie « «jerk.— m    to    make    a    slight    trjct be returned to classroom *'    fcl    Phiiatwiphia    jo    57    curve to the right. It went off    assignments The district’s com- 5>    So    Pituburgh    »    «    the left side of the road, veered    rminity elected governing board Si fifeS & * wihack onto the roadway, went has refused t0 do s0 7i 43 R?cphmp(ndy « *;into a broadside skid then- The series of strikes has 53    30    rolled three tunes, coming to a    brought to the surface under- “    m    st°P on its wheels    lying racial antagonisms with » « The five men In the car were each side accusing the other of « “ thrown over a lar|£ area. I (Turn to Page «A, Column ‘ 55 21 St Luoi* I Mi 76 Salt Lake •0 47 San Diego » 75 San Fran 44 « SS Wmnlp*?^ 5) By LOUISE COOK NEW YORK (AP) - Girls in a Boy Scout troop? That’s what the Boy Scouts of America says is in store for 1969. And both the boys and girls seem to think it’s a fine idea. The group’s executive board announced Thursday, after a unanimous vote, that starting next Jan. I, the Boy Scouts will “be prepared” to admit girls to the Explorer program for boys 14 to 18. “We have known all along that boys were interested in girls,” said a spokesman for the 58-year-old organization ^iich has almost 4 5 million members, including more than 300,000 Explorers. “Now, it’s an acknowledged fact,” he added. A spot survey showed most Explorer Scouts liked the plan “It’s a good idea," said Terry Ruch, 17, of West Chicago, 111. “A bunch of dizzy dames balance” things, he said, and would provide an opportunity for different types of programs. Bill Watson, 16, of Dallas, who’s been an Explorer for one year, said, “Girls could possibly fit in lf the program were carefully planned... I think it might be very interesting.” Mark Ohanian, 15, of bur bank. Calif , said, “When you get to a certain age... you don’t have much time for scouting and dates too. This will take care of both.” The plan won approval on the distaff side also. Deann Sullivan, 16, of Portland. Ore., said “it sounds like more fun” than the Girl Scouts. And Linda Walters. 15, of Northridge, Calif., who dropped out of scouting a year ago, said, “This could change my mind ’” There were some dissenters, however. Angelo Suran, 15, of Portland, said girls would be too much of (Turn to Pago CA, Columns) I ........ ■' 1 1011 I INDEX I Allen-Goldtmith Report 10-A I Amusement* ..... ... 8-9-C | Astrological Forecast .. 2-A Business-Financial . 10-11-C Classified ....... 12-C-7-0 Comics ....../.... .... 7-C Dats Lins ........ ...a 7-A Osar Abby....... Editorial......... Hsloise .......... .... 2-B Local News ...... .... 1-B Nows Brisfs ...... .... B-A Radio 4 TV Log* .... cc: Society .......... .. 2-3-1 Sport* ........... ... 2-S-C Tho Maverick .... .... 1-1 Vital Statistic* ... ... 11-C^ Weather Map * *fp B-A ;