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Arkansas City Traveler (Newspaper) - November 16, 1968, Arkansas City, Kansas Ninety eighth year traffic toll Kansas Topeka a traffic death log 24 hours to 9 . Saturday i for november 25 for 1968-544 for comparable 1967 period-585 number 79 two recent burglaries and possibly some larceny cases were solved Friday night by the apprehension of two juvenile boys who were found by police atop a City business building. Following a Call to the police department about 7 30 ., officers apprehended two 12-year-old boys atop the roof of the daily traveler building at fifth ave. And a St. Juvenile officer Harold Petersen said questioning of the boys cleared up two burglaries this week at churches in the City and possibly a few other cases. Petersen said cases cleared included a burglary wednesday at Grace United methodist Church in which some keys were stolen and a burglary thursday at the Church of Christ where a microphone and connection Box were taken. Petersen said two other cases cleared were a report from Lloyd Lazzelle 906 North c St., who reported a flashlight was taken from his car Early Friday evening at b St. And fifth ave. And larceny of some torpedo and flares from a Santa be caboose thursday. Petersen said two other boys Are also involved in the situation and action will be taken in the juvenile court. The boys told officers they were atop the roof hiding from two older boys who had been chasing them. Salvation army is making plans to help needy at Yule with Christmas just around the Corner the salvation army is making plans to help those in need. The special Christmas a War cry so an being distributed Here. Toys an being accepted now and will be distributed along with the food orders Dee. 23. Anyone having new or easily repairable toys can take them to 107 w. Walnut ave., or Call 442-2010 to have them picked up. The Christmas kettles and letters will go out Friday nov. 29, to raise funds for the special Christmas Effort. Donations will la used for toys food Christmas parties gifts for those in the nursing Homes and Hospital. Last Vear a total of Arkansas City. Kansas saturday. November 16. I%8 Conrad is Safe in Greenland sixteen pages Price in City to cents space Center Houston Tex. Apr an Experiment package which americans first Moon Landing Crew was to distribute on the lunar surface has been discarded and replaced by three simpler experiments space officials announced Friday. The announcement said the Apollo lunar surface Experiment tap Devore As one of to leaders Jasper Devore it. 3, has been named one of ten 1968 a leaders of the year by the Kansas farm Bureau. The leadership award includes a trip to Washington d. C., next Spring when the group will visit members of Congress officials of the United states department of agriculture and the Washington staff of the american farm Bureau federation. This is the twentieth year the Kansas farm Bureau has selected ten farm leaders for recognition. The award is based on leadership activities in county and state farm bureaus participation in Community affairs and achievements in the business of farming. Bloodmobile visit is Short 45 pints the recent visit of the red Cross Bloodmobile in Arkansas City fell Short of the 250 pint goal by 45 pints with 85 being Given thursday and 120 on Friday. $2,585.72 was raised and Over 1,100 people were helped. The salvation army office will be open monday dec. 2, to accept applications for Christmas help. Office hours will be 9 to 12 noon and i to 4 Monday through Friday. Applications will not be accepted after Friday dec. 20. The salvation army again will act As Clearing House for those giving Christmas assistance. To keep duplication to a minimum those giving help Are asked to Call the salvation army 442-2010, to see if that particular family is already being helped by someone. Those wishing to help a family at Christmas time can also Call the salvation army for the name of a family. Package a sep developed at a Cost of $51 million will not be carried on the first Moon Landing flight a because of the uncertainties involved in the workload of the astronauts. A sep a Complex seven instrument package powered by an atomic reactor May be used in later landings. It. Gen. Samuel Phillips the Apollo program manager said the first lunar Landing Crew will spend not More than three hours outside the lunar module moving around on the Moons surface. Astronaut Walter r. Cunningham told a National press club luncheon in Washington Friday that instead of the 22-Hourinitial lunar visit once contemplated the two Apollo astronauts will mainly test the lunar module that Lowers and returns them to the Apollo Mother Craft. A if they get Down on the Moon and pick up a few rocks and get Back again they will be satisfied a Cunningham said. Instead of a sep the first Moon astronauts will distribute three experiments leaving one of them on the surface Only a Brief time. The Moon Landers will continue with the already planned tasks of collecting 80 pounds of lunar Rock and photographing the surface. Biggest spaceship launched Moscow apr the soviet Union today launched Proton-4, described in an official announcement As the worlds ingest unmanned spaceship. The announcement said a Booster rocket put a payload of 17 tons into Earth orbit. Of this 12.5 tons constituted unspecified scientific equipment. Proton-4 will continue studies of cosmic rays a and their interaction with nuclei of atoms a the announcement added. Tracy hand Dies at 73 Leavenworth Kan. Apr Tracy a. Hand 73, former Warden at the Kansas Penitentiary died in a Leavenworth Hospital Friday. Hand was appointed Warden in 1957 by gov. George Docking and retired in 11962. Previously he had been Deputy Warden undersheriff of Leavenworth county and Post Exchange operator at the Wadsworth veterans Center he earned a distinguished service medial in world War i. The funeral will be monday to . Barrow Alaska Appi lot Max Conrad caused some anxious moments Friday when he was not heard from for several hours Over the Arctic but he turned up Safe at Nord Greenland. The 65-year-old flyer who has had several close Calls in his Long quest for aviation records and endurance Marks landed at Nord instead of his announced destination of Tromson Norway the Federal aviation administration at Anchorage reported. Conrad had stopped at the scientific research station at ice Island t-3, and left thursday in foul weather for Tromson. When Tromson reported he had not arrived there was concern until his presence at Nord was verified. Blood of Chimp to child Atlanta a. A a3-year-old child was in a coma today following an operation in which her blood was purified through the liver of a Chimpanzee. The child was connected to the animal six hours by two tubes and doctors said after the operation that her blood showed signs of returning to a almost a similar operation has been performed previously using a larger primate a Baboon. Or. Joe Patterson said the child whose identity was withheld is breathing on her own and a her reflexes Are More than before the operation the child was dying of a severe Case of hepatitis. Education Board in election Topeka apr the 10-member Kansas Board of education held its first meeting Friday and elected Arnold Jones of Topeka As temporary chairman. The Board was elected nov. 5. It does not become an official organization until Jan.14. Mrs. Margaret Van Horn Secretary to the state superintendent of Public instruction was appointed temporary Secretary to the Board. Murle m. Hayden the superintendent listed eight principal duties he said the Board will have a assume policy making responsibility for Public education now held by the state superintendent. A select a commissioner of education. A take Over responsibilities of the present state boards of education and vocational education. A assume the duties of the present state educational authority. A consider school District budget appeals. A supervise Community Junior colleges. A operate the state schools for the Blind and deaf after july i 1971. A supervise state payments to Washburn University. Weather Kansas a Cloudy with occasional rain East and spreading North. Highs in 40s, lows 25 to 35. Oklahoma Cloudy and Little warmer with scattered showers. Highs 52 to 62. A a Jfe showers Tempe Matuke record since 3 Yesterday 3 .40 2 . .40 4 .39 3 . 40 5 .40 4 . .40 6 .40 5 . .40 7 ., .40 6 . .40 h .40 7 . .40 9 .39 h . .40 to .40 9 . To 11 ,. .40 to . To 12 Midnight 40 11 . .40 i . ,.40 12 n nun. .41 nato warns Russia of any invasions Brussels a the North Atlantic treaty organization is preparing to warn the soviet Union against conducting any new military adventure in the East or the West. Red Cross chapter due honors the Arkansas City red Cross chapter will receive special recognition thursday nov. 21 at the annual conference of the Wichita regional red Cross blood Center. The chapter will be recognized for exceeding by 36 per cent its goal of blood units. More than 30 other red Cross chapters of the Region donated More than too per cent of their Ordinary needs. More than 200 representatives of american red Cross blood service in Kansas Oklahoma Texas and Missouri Are expected to attend the conference. Or. Am Bastani a native of Iran and director of research for the american red Cross blood program in Washington d.c., will be the principal speaker. Jack Barrington of Ponca City okla., conference chairman has named George Worden Wichita state University director of information services to Lead a panel discussion about Public relations. Or. Robert Norris of Wichita and sister Mary Coletta of Larned will discuss blood needs of doctors and Hospital laboratories. Zond 6 heading Home for Russia Jodrell Bank England apr the unmanned soviet spacecraft Zond 6, is heading Back to Earth after orbiting the Moon and might land in the Indian Ocean sunday British trackers said today. Sir Bernard Lovell director of the Jodrell Bank Observatory said Zond 6 was following a trajectory almost identical to that of Zond 5, also unmanned. A we expect that it will approach the Earth about midday tomorrow a he said. A it could then be brought Down into the Indian Ocean two or three hours later. But the russians intentions Are not .03 Inch of rain in City Friday a slight measurement of .03 inches of rain in the City Friday has brought the total precipitation this month to an even 2.50 inches. Normal in the City during the month of november is 1.91 inches the foreign ministers of the 15 Trine member nations today were re under this concept the soviets ported revising a statement that could intervene militarily in a is expected to discourage the communist country whenever soviets from pursuing their a so they feel the interests of world Calist commonwealths communism Are in danger As in a breakfast in the Boondocks a Young Beagle eats a Bone for breakfast country style Iii front of the Home of or. And mrs. Sonny Lane at Horn of the Moon Vermont. Vermont received up to a foot of Snow during the past 24 hours signs of weather that will Cut Down the size of the Wood pile. A wire photo they did last August in Czechoslovakia. Secretary of state Den Rusk indicated the tone the statement might take Friday when he said the safety of the Alliance including the United states would be affected if the soviets move into Yugoslavia or Austria. Rusk also was reported to have said that a soviet invasion of Romania would have Graver consequences than the Czechoslovakia invasion. Romania is a member of the Warsaw pact but has been taking an Independent line recently Yugoslavia though communist for the past 20 years has been Independent of Moscow. Austria is Neutral with its status guaranteed by the United states great Britain France and the soviet Union. Some members took his remarks to mean americans favor an Extension of nato Protection to certain non nato states. But . Officials disputed such an interpretation. An unknown was How far Rusk can commit president elect Richard Nixon. Another unknown was the extent to which president de Gaulle a France will go along in issuing a warning to Moscow although officials reported France has shown More interest in nato affairs since the invasion of Czechoslovakia. In his speech Friday French foreign minister Michel Debre put emphasis on continuing efforts to improve relations with the soviets. In Frances kindest words about nato so far Debre described the Alliance As an a expression of political Solidarity and an a element of equilibrium in the world situation. The statements came As nato strategists worked on contingency plans for defending certain countries considered candidates for possible soviet attack highly qualified sources said. Nixon denies any Effort for him to be co president Miami Fla. A Richard m. Nixon disclaims any Effort to make himself a co president with jurisdiction Over foreign policy in Advance of his inauguration but he still maintains that to be valid any Long term commitments abroad need his approval. That in essence is the position the president elect took and made Public through a top aide after president Johnson made Clear his determination to remain firmly in command until Jan. 20. Bryce n. Harlow an assistant to the president elect telephoned Johnson thursday night got a Call Back from the president Friday. And sources said Harlow had assured Johnson that Nixon was a not attempting to presume upon the constitutional authority of the As for Johnson a Nixon associate said a the president tried to make it Clear that constitutionally there is one president of the United states there Are no co presidents with which or. Nixon is in perfect this statement came after hours of apparent discord Between Johnson and his Republican successor Over Nixon a immediate role Iii foreign affairs. Nixon said thursday that he and Johnson had worked out an arrangement for prior consultation on foreign policy matters. He said this was done in connection with his monday pledge that foreign policy decisions of the present administration would be honoured by the next. A in order to make this a viable arrangement it is of course necessary that there be a prior consultation on such policy decisions a Nixon said thursday a and that the president elect not Only be informed but that he be consulted and that he agree to the course of Nixon acknowledged that the arrangement was not precise As to what would happen if he did not agree. Highest and lowest highest temperature for this Date i 42 years 76 degrees Iii 1946-52. Lowest 9 degrees ill 1932. President meets with representative to keep Liaison with the Johnson Murphy president Johnson talks with administration on foreign policy matters during Veteran Diplomat Robert d. Murphy left in the period of transition of a Tenor to the White House today. Murphy was named by a it it it Jan 20 inauguration. A with photo president elect Richard m. Nixon As his personal burglaries $51 million Larcenie Moon Pion cleared up is junked twins at i Elerson schoo three sets of twins at Jefferson school add contusion to the kindergarten classroom of miss i ois Snyder. Pictured Lei to right. Dennis and Denise Czaplinski Brian and stall Hunt and Lynn Aud tone Miller

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