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Aiken Standard and Review (Newspaper) - December 20, 1965, Aiken, South Carolina Silken show Fortt and 3renien> amp a y Lff z7vr fat i n to of voted to the up building of Aikin and Aiken county published daily monday through Friday United press i. Al National wire service United press International wire photos Kino feature comics and United features single copy so Cut a9limeo i2� the South Carolina Chang of address p o Tox 48 Aiken 8. C. 2901 the journal Ano review established iss Aiken South Carolina monday december 20, 1965 established Isis the Aiken Standard vol 99 no. 2h8 clash i in three fronts n new Early curfew turns Saigon into ghost town / Oday space Center Houston spacecraft gemini 6 travels in a circular orbit after the december 15th Rendez Vous with gemini 7. Picture was taken from gemini 7 with a 70mm Hassel Blad camera. Up telephoto Holiday visiting thousands of berliners pour through the Wall a. Viet a ands demands soviet Union makes new pledge of support to red St Moscow up the soviet Union sunday made a new pledge of support for North Viet names demands that . Bombing raids cease and american troops get out of the country. The restatement of the soviet position was made in a joint soviet algerian communique issued at the end of algerian Leader col. Ilo Uarl Bourne Dienne s visit. The official news Agency Tass in a summary of the communique said a both sides emphatically denounced United states intervention in South Viet Nam and its aggression against tile dry North Viet Nam Volte their full Solidarity with the fighting people and demanded an immediate end to foreign troops from Viet Nam a the communique did not say whether these demands must be met before any possible peace talks can take place or whether these were goals for an eventual peace settlement to end the fighting. Keeps hard line diplomatic observers said there appeared to be no bending of the Kremlin a hard line position on Viet Nam. Tile communique made no mention of any moves to end the War. The communique also hailed soviet algerian relations and pledged stepped up contacts and Trade. Said soviet leaders accepted Boule Dienner a invitation to visit Algeria but no Date was mentioned. Denounced Rhodesia a uni lateral declaration of Independence. Hit out at a a imperialist exploitation of the problem of Palestine. Voiced support for the a a liberation a struggle of Africa. Asia and i Atin America and demand that the a legitimate rights to Independence of the Peoples of Angola. Mozambique and other colonies he called for communist China a seating in the United nations. Called for a treaty against proliferation of nuclear weapons and Extension of the nuclear test ban treaty to include underground testing. The russians expressed Tass added that algerian leaders a will continue to Lead their country along the Road of strengthening National Independence and building four injured in car wrecks in Aiken co. Graniteville store owner hit by car the operator of a Graniteville grocery store was admitted to the Aiken county Hospital sunday evening for observation after she was struck by an automobile at a Busy intersection in front of her place of business. Investigating officers identified the victim As mrs Eunice evil i Ian 36. She apparently ran across u. S. Highway one and into the path of a westbound 165 Oldsmobile driven by Charles Stone 34, of 208 i by North Augusta. Tile mishap occurred at the intersection of u. S. I and buggers Road shortly before 7 p. In. Officers said that no charges had been filed and the Accident apparently was unavoidable from the standpoint of the Diker. The Accident was investigated by patrolman Charles Oxner Aiken office sch two traffic accidents in the county saturday sent four persons to Augusta hospitals. Three youths were injured in a smashing head on collision of two cars on Highway 421 in Burnettown shortly after 11 15 pm. Sch spokesmen identified those Hurt As Ronnie Corbett of Gloverville Clemson Ennis of Pine log Road and James Roberson of Clearwater All in their 20 s. Patrolman Herman Hardin. Aiken office sch said that that a men suffered multiple injuries. Both vehicles a 1952 Chevrolet Roberson was in and a 1965 Ford Mustang occupied by Corbett and Ennis were totally destroyed. A to a year old retired Man was hospitalized in the St. Josephus Hospital earlier saturday after the automobile he was in was slammed against a Railroad track by a farm bus. Patrolman l. J. Myers identified the victim As Henry White of 1707 Fairview Augusta. Whites wife was treated it the Hospital and released. Investigators said that Hie White vehicle was struck in the rear by a bus driven by Belton Quattlebaum As White attempted to make a turn from Highway 39 eight Miles South of Wagener. The Impact sent the automobile slamming against Railroad tracks that run adjacent to the Roadway. The 1961 Dodge the Whites were in was totally demolished officers said. Berlin i Cpd thousand of berliners poured through Rte Wall sunday during the in cond Day of the Holiday visiting period but communist quids turned Back West Berlin protestant Leader Heinrich Trueber. A Rueber who wanted to visit his son and five grandchildren in the East was forced to wait or an hour and a half at the invalid Strasse Border crossing Point. Then the Border guards told him that his presence in East Berlin was a unwanted because of the current political g Rue Ber 74, had applied for and received a Wall p f the communists last week but East Berlin Alae in changed their mind. A after waiting for an hour and a half a he said a i demanded to see the officer in charge and also old him i could no longer wait because of a heart he said he especially wanted to visit his relatives sunday because it was the 25th anniversary of the Date he was sent to a nazi concentration Camp. A the officer told me i could not pass through the Wall for political reasons a said Trueber an internationally renowned anti nazi who was a witness for Hie prosecution at the trial of the late nazi Hangman Adolf Eichmann. Nearly 100,000 West berliners streamed through the Wall saturday on the opening Day of the Holiday period which ends at Midnight Jan. 2. It was the first Chance they had to visit their East Berlin relatives in six months and thousands held joyous reunions at the Border crossing while armed guards looked on. Tile scenes were repeated sunday. About a half million West berliners were issued passes by the communists to enter East Beilin during the Holiday period. It was the sixth Lime the Wall opened for Holiday visits since it went up on aug. 13, 1961. As in tin past traffic is one Way. Eastern residents still Are barred from going to the West. Pope Paul warns War grows grave Vatican City up Pope Paul it warning that the Viet Nam War is growing Quot Graver and More bloody a every Day urged sunday that the United states accept the communists offer of a Christmas cease fire. The pontiff spoke out firmly and at length for the first time since tile end of the summer and since tile big a Merit an buildup on the grave threat of Viet Nam touching off a a vaster sen. Hartzog to renew filibuster in Senate speaking to a sunday crowd gathered for the traditional noon Blessing in St. Peters Square the pontiff expressed deep Hope that a christinas cease fire could Lead to the conference table and pave the Way to Semi ring peace. Without naming the United states the pontiff urged that a at least Hie proposed cease fire May be accepted and worked out so thai Christmas May be a Saft de Chiv a a a a a Hope for peace a we recommend this to the Wisdom and compassion of the responsible chiefs of state a he said. A and we Hope thai negotiations will follow the cease fire and that Concord equilibrium and peace May the Pope had been silent for several months on the increasing seriousness of the conflict in Southeast Asia although last summer he had spoken out at numerous audiences on the grave threat building sip there. He said that As Christmas nears he could not remain silent. A your soul is full of sadness for so Many divisions struggles and antagonisms which trouble All humanity in Many places. And especially in Viet Nam a he said the 68-year old pontiff spoke solemnly at this my int and warned that a the War in Viet Nam is Graver Aud More he said that the number of militants. The number of victims the number of refugees were Al growing and with them a grows the danger of a vast Quot where is peace and where is the Christmas spirit a he asked. Bless is a Tun tile Pope added a special Blessing for a statue of St. Joseph which had been tracked into the Square for la occasion. The 20 foot High aluminium statue is scheduled to leave by boat from Naples monday for the United states where it will be erected at the Church of St. Michael in Munhall an Industrial suburb of Pittsburgh a. Columbia up sen. Franklin k. Hartzog of tiny Bamberg county said sunday he will renew a filibuster on monday when the so Ith Carolina Senate tries to give final approval of a Bill to re apportion it of. Hie determined Low country cafe owner also said lie Hopes to read to the Senate a statement from lawyers who filed the suit requiring Senate reapportionment. He said ii would say that Hie Bill now under consideration would be fought to the supreme court by Hie Law yers. The plan which Goi second leading approval saturday would create a 59 a member Senate 13 larger than the extol my one. It is based Prima Lily on a population concept that would have each senator represent my an average of 40jxj0 persons however it includes a mathematical formula which guarantees a senator to some counties with less than 15, xxx persons. Hartzoge a of these. County is not on the gravel voiced senator led an 18 a hour filibuster against the plan. He complained it reeked with a political lbs county with 16, persons stands one Chance in Throe of having a senator. With him in the Friday and saturday filibuster were Sens. H. Ii. Jessen of Dorchester and Henry c. Walker of Jasper. Their seals also w Ould be seriously jeopardized under the plan. However Hartzog lost support from Jessen and Walker in his last filibuster. He said he Hopes to got it Back by monday. A i was t prepared for a filibuster then a he said. A but Well be in a Little better position on a a we be just begun to fight this tiling and we Don t intend to give up the ship a he said. Contending with Hartzog was the Only major hurdle these Nate had to Clear Iii order to give its version of the reapportionment plan to the House. The House messed for a week last tuesday. Other senator have several minor amendments to take on the plan before final Senate approval is Given. These would change county groupings in some of the districts. One notable amendment sought by sen. John c. Lindsay of Marl Boro would group Horry Marlboro Dillon and Marion counties into one District with four senators. American troops kill 136 commie Saigon i pm amen. N troops hunted Down and Kilt d 136 vie Cong on three m Ltd fronts in South Viet Nam Iris weekend. It a disclose sunday night. A new e in curfew turned Saigon into a virtual ghost town. Us. Air cavalrymen paratrooper and Marine clashed with Hie communists in widely scattered sector As Hie ground fighting stepped up sharply an american spokesman Law american Carni fies were Lichi. At 7 p in. To 6 a in curfew a darted in Saigon sunday in St on the eve of the Quot the anniversary of the founding of the Viet Cong National libel a lion front it was ordered. A Hie communist gave sign of increasing their terrorist activities to Mark the anniversary. Two bar often with All american serv in a men ordered off the streets and in their billets during evil few hours Only two bars remained Oien on Dong to do. A is in Street formerly known As Tho Rue Catinat the four Block Long stretch of streets leading from the waterfront is lined Udyth Doz i of bars and generally is packed with american servicemen and vietnamese bar girls. But it was nearly deserted sunday v of a a a Chi a to All Bent Over a says astronaut Jim Lovell l with a Bow As he describes Only a it Ete it Acta of i 1-Days with Frank Horman r in the Iemini-7 spacecraft. World space flight endurance champs returned Here to begin round of debriefings. Up telephoto rendezvous gemini 7 heroes View flight movies the half err patrolled born est pol Cemi military poll imply streets a nervous Vietzen and amen. Co. But no by it i aboard Wasp at sea ill la America s gemini 7 space heroes watching the first movies of their historic Orbital rendezvous with gemini 6, said sunday the two ship Prodahl it within three feel of each other somewhat closer than originally estimated. Command Pilot Frank Borman and his righthand Man. James Lovell saw the breathtaking film shortly before climbing aboard an air plane and leaving this recovery aircraft Carrier in route Back to Cape Kennedy their blasting loft Point. The color mov is show n to earthlings last Friday after it was brought Home by gemini 6 astronauts Walter Soh in and Thomas Stafford showed gemini 7 As it flew in formation nose to nose and sideway clo. Up and far away with its speeding sister ship. Borman said that. While flying nose to nos the two spaceship appeared to be barely three feet apart. Originally reports from the dramatic rendezvous 185 Miles above Earth wednesday said the closest approach was about six feet. Ape Kennedy astronauts set foot on solid ground Cape Kennedy up a astronauts Frank Borman and James Lovell returned to Cape Kennedy sunday and set foot on solid ground for the first time since their gemini 7 capsule soared into space 15 Days ago. The two cosmic champs whose Orbital voyage pioneered new manned spaceflight records. Flew into the Cape aboard two Navy planes. They landed not far from launch pad 19 where they began their space journey. Only a Small group of about 10 persons was on hand to meet them Borman and Lovell arrived at the Cape from the recovery Carrier Wasp which plucked them from to it Allan tic saturday after their splashdown. I a Jim and i Don t have a i pilots landed and a bit of azure Moil look awful lot to say. It was a real great flight a a Borman said a he and Lovell passed Down a line shaking hands with space Agency officials. No comment there was no news conference with the returning Astro nauts. Their space pals gemini pilots Walter Schirra and Tom Stafford were not at the air strip but planned to meet them briefly before leaving sunday for spare flight Headquarters in Houston. The Success of the spare twins both 37 years old. Continued to follow them even Ort Earth. Shortly before they arrived at the Cape a driving lain covered the Ait strip. It slopped just before the space from behind the i sky peeped oui Clouds. Bot Man and Lov Ell were on the strip and visible for Only two minutes before they were whisked away to the astronauts private quarters and More debriefing. As they drove off the rain resumed. Borman said it usually look space Era to 9 Days for debriefing Lait with it. The United add d moved ahead of the a i doubt it will take that Union in Man s longtime Long. Everything operated so j to one Day explore the i and Ped reaches of the Moon both astronauts said a it s it put the next step much Good to he Back a and Lovell j closer the actual linking of added a it was a wonderful a manned spacecraft orbiting satellite. It i ohs of a i 20 hour is Tho first Rendez two manned spacecrafts tile More i ii a n ? of flying 6 to to feet 185 Miles above the feat just great. Int they Are a Little the Orbital journey of Borman and Lovell and Schirra and Stafford capped a Fantas j apart tie year in space for the United Earth. States. I it boosted the total Man the spirit of 76 flight hours in space Tor Ila United smashed old records and states to More than 1-52 hours opened up new vistas in the j and ahead of the soviet Union. I it put the United states states ahead in the number of men soviet sent into space. Cide nth were reported sunday night. A series of terrorist infidel to last week was climaxed sat Al Day night when a grenade exploded outside an american officers Billet wounding 11 vie names. Later another officers Billet was radiated because of a bomb scare but the feared terrorist plot did not come off. Kill 4.3 Beds in the ground War the us. 1st air cavalry division kit Al 1.3 communist troops 12 Miles South of qui Nhon in a Battle that broke out saturday and raged through the night a <1 into sunday morning. U s. Marines operating South of the big american air base at Panang clashed with a Viet Cong battalion saturday in a fight that matched american ground and air Power against i communist machine guns and Small Arm. A spokesman said j 76 communists were killed in the Battle which the communists broke off he Nightfall. In other Marine action sunday a patrol killed one it t Cong and captured four suspects in a dense Jungle Ana about five mile Southeast of a Nang. When the Viet Cong opened up on i in Marine Pate i in the area a Marine tank v s called in. The tanks 90\ui guns blasted four communal t gun emplacements out it f aet Ion. In the third big operatic elements of the . 173 i airborne brigade engaged a battalion of Viet Cong troops saturday 30 Miles East of a wonderful a a Little stiff or. Charles Berry. The astronauts doctor said both dream Barren with an Many he Cord it was the longest manned spaceflight Ever to take place. And it gave to . Scientists valuable new information on How Well Man can live in a weightless environment. Lovell and Borman were up and Chipper aboard the Wasp. They ate a Hearty breakfast of Orange juice eggs Toast with Honey milk and Coffee Norman asked for ground beef. Saigon and killed 16 communists. Meets Hhd Gong a spokesman said a company s i z e cd paratrooper Force made Contact with Vajk viol Cong while another airborne company moved in to t v rear of the communists and made Contact about five hours later. The Viet Cong were forced to Retreat from the area and the two american airborne units were Able to link up. The airborne troops we eve supported by 14 tactical air sorties and More than 1,000 rounds of artillery fire a spokesman said

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