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Daily Chronicle, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1965, Centralia, WashingtonG-6 Date reset space Center Houston Tex. A a Small plastic dust cover that someone left in an engine fuel line would have halted the gemini i launching even if an electrical plug had not fallen out prematurely the space Agency said today. Space Center Houston Tex. Gemini 7 Astro nauts still vigorous and men tally Alert in the ninth Day of the Marathon space voyage hurtled on toward new endur Ance records today and looked Forward eagerly to a wednes Day rendezvous with gemini 6. Frank Borman and James Novell have shown no evidence of weariness despite the Long grinding exposure to their strange world of space or. D. Owen Coons a flight surgeon said today. They Wake up he said respond quickly to ground commands and make no errors in copying information relayed to them from Earth stations. They knew what they had to do and they Are going to do it. We expect them to be As Good to the Borman an air Force lieu tenant colonel and Lovell a Navy commander woke up this morning after a period of Light sleep and soon began asking questions about the Progress of efforts at Cape Kennedy to pre pare the gemini 6 spacecraft for a wednesday launch. They were told an abbreviated mid count would he started tuesday morning and prospects were Good for a wednesday fir ing and at last the biggest of All space rendezvous of orbiting ships. If the gemini 6 flight is again delayed the problem of bring ing the two spacecraft Down on the same Day could arise. Gemini 7 now is scheduled to splash Down saturday after 14 Days in space. Borman and Lovell the newly crowned endurance Cham pions of space flight sped on Ward dressed the Only Way to in their Cotton underwear. This is gemini 7, your Friendly target vehicle standing Borman messaged Earth after the . Sunday space spectacular stalled in a Cloud of Pink tinted rocket exhaust. The gemini 6 pilots Navy capt. Walter m. Schirra or. And air Force maj. Thomas p. Staf Ford saw their space Hunt and rendezvous with gemini 7 foiled before they left the launch pad at Cape Kennedy Fla. A false signal shut off the launch rocket s engines. Already tired launch Crews worked around the clock today to ready gemini 6 for another Pursuit try at . Est wednesday. It can be fired As late As saturday. Yule music is enjoyed Christmas holidays music was enjoyed by audiences in t h e twin cities sunday the annual music treat being presented to larger audiences than usual. The 1965 two Community program open 6 the Public with no admission charge was Given in the afternoon at the w. F. West gymnasium in Che Havie and at the Centralia Junior High school in he evening. Featured was the Christmas oratorio of French composer Saint Saens. A Community choir of More than 100 voices was a highlight along with local and professional soloists Anc a brass choir. The annual event is sponsored by the Lewis county ministerial association. The general chair Man this year was the Rev James Scott Chehalis while the director was Arthur Williams Centralia. Late news bulletins Tacoma a half of 30 inmates who went on a hunger strike of the Pierce county jail sunday started eating again at noon monday. Sheriff Jack Berry said 30 inmates re fused to eat All Day sunday and monday s breakfast. He said they were dissatisfied Witti the food. The rest of the jail s 116 inmates continued to fort Worth Tex. The fort Worth Star Telegram quoted Texas football coach Darrell Royal As saying today he has declined an offer to be come football coach Al okla homa University and will re. Main at Texas. The newspaper said Royal made the state ment in a Telephone interview from Austin. Cold portly sunny tuesday. High 32-40 Tow 25-32. Imply tit weather on Page 3. Tote Batu Coon tale Mehalis Washington 10 cents of bar monday dec. 13, 1965 22 pages 74th year no. 293 Centro Liq Chehalis Washin it Winter s official arrival is not until dec. 21, but the Lewis county area and most of West Ern Washington got a Chilly taste f it monday with the season s first snowfall. A moderate storm apparently moving in a northerly direction Rought Light snowfall to most of Western Lewis county with Winlock receiving the most fluff. Reports from there said iwo inches of Snow had fallen by mid morning. In the twin cities Brief Snow showers fell which whitened the morning Snow covers twin cities the first snowfall of the season lightly Cov scene is Prindle Street looking to Market ered the twin City area Early monday de Street in Chehalis. Auto tire Marks show in lighting youngsters but bringing apprehend the Light snowfall. Chronicle staff photo Sion to pedestrians and Auto Drivers. Above chill is forecast Winter s first flakes fall ground. Up to an Inch in places was reported in Chehalis. By 11 ., the snowfall had subsided in Centralia and Che Halis. Eastern Lewis county apparently missed the storm s path. No Snow was reported in mor ton Packwood and handle Al though freezing temperatures during the night left Frost on the ground. Light Snow or mixed rain and Snow fell in parts of Western Washington and the cascades monday morning. Freezing weather was fore cast for most of the stale Mon Day night. The temperature dropped to 29 degrees in the twin cities Early monday. The forecast is for partly sunny conditions tuesday with a High of 32-40. Tonight s Low is expected to be a shivering 25-32 degrees. The cold spell is to continue through the end of the week according to the five Day forecast. Below Normal temperatures Are seen with highs to Range in the 35-45 degree area. Lows Are predicted to be Between 25 and 35 degrees. Chief slates talks Washington a pres ident Johnson Back at the White House after a Texas so Journ hopped into a round of budget sessions today and began preparations for a Trio of Diplo Matic conferences. Johnson got Back in the Early morning hours slept a while and then concentrated an aide i said on getting ready for con Cren Cef coming to in the next Veck with the president of Paki Stan the prime minister of Bril. Ain and he Chancellor of West Germany. Johnson briefed press Secretary Bill d. Mov ers said Johnson received his regular intelligence summary of material from the Central intelligence Agency de tense department and state department then began a series of huddles with staff members in his White House quarters. Moyie s said he was sure undersecretary of stale George w. Ball would be in during the Day in preparation for the meetings with foreign visitors starting r Ayub said fighting ebbs Viet Cong casualties said Saigon South Viet Nam task Force of . Marines and vietnamese troops teamed against the Viet Cong in a five Day Battle South of Danang estimated today ground and air strikes have killed about of the red enemy. Action was dwindling. Marine patrols moving through Hills in the quo son Sec Tor found a guerrilla training area and some warehouses full of Gray and Black cloth obviously designed for manufacture of the Flimsy pyjamas Many Viet Cong use As uniforms. The claim about enemy casualties was not broken Down As to direct attack artillery fire and Aerial bombing. Whether it would be borne out by body count remained to be seen. Major ground fighting else where also ebbed. . Briefing officers said the Viet Cong May be pulling bad to their Jungle hideouts to recover. With partially , . Warplanes resumed raids on North Viet Nam after a two Day Lull blamed on bad weather. Air Force fi05 thunderchief and f4c phantom jets blasted two Bridges Northeast of Dien 5 Hurt in car crashes five persons were injured sunday in two automobile Acci dents in Eastern Lewis county stale troopers reported. Two of the five remained at he St. Helen Hospital monday. They Are Donald l. Mcmahan 12, Mossyrock and Jacob Anvil 48, also of Mossyrock a Pas Senger in Mcmahan s car. Others Hurt were James a Belcher 18, Mossyrock and Linda Reynolds 17, Mossyrock a passenger in his vehicle. Both were admitted to the is. Helen Hospital and released later in the Day. Troopers said Mcmahan s ims Model car and Belcher s 1957 Model pickup truck collided on the White pass Highway 1.2 Miles East of Silver Creek at Bien Phu set a five building military Complex in the same area aflame and cratered the approaches to another Bridge on a main Highway 130 Miles North West of Hanoi a . Spokes Man said. Navy pilots claimed another Bridge two storage areas and our antiaircraft Sites 14 Miles Northwest of the coastal town of 3ong hoi he added. In the Battle area South of a Vang . Marines and South vietnamese troops hunted a Viet Cong regiment on the sixth resources meet open resource leaders from throughout the state will gather in Centralia tuesday for the annual meeting of the washing ton resources Council. Two specialists in the Field of water resources will be the key note speakers. They include h. A Ahlquist director of the state department of conserva Tion and e. J. Gullidge assistant chief of the Seattle of fice of engineers. The All Day session begins at ., in the City halt auditorium in Centralia. All meet Ings Are open to the general Public. Ahlquist s talk will outline some of the Steps he feels necessary if the state is to protect its future water Supply. Gul Lidge will participate in a panel discussion on developing water resources. The panel s Moderator will be Ralph Roffler Lewis county Extension agent. Day of operation Harvest Moon but the foe refused to show him self. Since the fighting began around a Valley 20 Miles South of Danang the leathernecks counted 198 Viet Cong killed 76 captured and 287 suspects de aimed Marine spokesmen said. Officers regarded the Lull warily. I Don t think the major lighting said the . Marine commander in Viet Ham maj. Gen. Lewis Wall. . Officials look consid Erable satisfaction at the sur Render of a 22-Man Viet Cong platoon with 11 weapons to men of the . 173rd airborne brigade at Vodal 60 Miles Northeast of Saigon. A people Are invited an invitation has been extended to All of Lewis county s agriculture Industry and others interested in farming to attend a session at Centralia College tuesday evening when or. War Ren e. Kronstad of Oregon state University will speak on agriculture surplus. Or. Kronstad assistant pro Fessor of agronomy at Oregon is taking part in a two Day seminar at the College tuesday and wednesday in the visiting scientist program sponsored by the american society of agro Nomy in cooperation with the National science foundation. The meeting will be open to the general Public in room 5 of the science engineering build ing. Tuesday with the arrival president Mohammed Khan of Pakistan. In addition movers Johnson was reviewing budgets of several Federal agencies and Clearing up desk work that was waiting for him in Washington. Top level talks 111 the 24 Days at the lbs ranch near Johnson City Tex., Johnson had been through a ser ies of lop level policy talks on the Broad sweep of government operations including the budget Viet Nam and the International conferences. Meyers said there is no dead Ine Yel on when the budget will Lave to be locked up and sent i to the Printer. One item Johnson look care of today was designation of rear . John. L. Chew As com Mander of Antisubmarine War fare forces of the Pacific Fleet with Headquarters Al Pearl har Bor. Johnson will give him a recess appointment As a vice Admiral. Moyers announced that the president will follow tradition and Light the National Christmas tree at a pageant of peace Cere Mony on the Clipse Backo the White House at 5 . Est Fri Day. Seven seek cd position a total of seven applicants have now filed for the Job of Lew is county civil defense director county commission chairman Curt Back disclosed monday morning. The chairman added he is closing the filing period now and an appointment will be made shortly. Probably Back said the applicants will be interviewed. Already in the Competition Are Robert Stuart and Jerry Grill Centralia and Rodney Wilber Chehalis. Newcomers Are j i m Townsend Napavine Active in Community work there and a civil defense Volunteer worker Kenneth Bekker Centralia David l. Reynolds Napavine a re tired air Force Man and Emil s. Bingham route 1, Winlock a retired . Civil service Man who is experienced in defense work. Need for a new cd head came recently when Floyd Kwh Fridye jr., who has held the county position since 1902, was promoted by the state organization to a District command. Investigation into the House fire in be Ell which claimed the lives of two Small children continued monday. Officials said the Blaze which took the lives of Lorie 4, and Peter 1, the children of or. And mrs. Robert Yocom apparently started in the rear bedroom of the Young scene of tragedy saturday morning sters. Pictured in Fht top photograph h the Small Yocom Frame in Ell Bottom View it of the burned living room and crib of an infant child who escaped the firt with parents. Funeral arrangements for the two children Are pending at Sec Kiln funeral Home Chehalis. Chronicle staff photos gop denounces party extremism Washington apr i lican leaders approved a Resolution today advising party members to reject membership in any Radical or extremist or 7the measure did not name the John Birch society. The Republican coordinating committee acted swiftly to in Dorso the stand of gop nation Al chairman Ray c. Bliss. A spokesman said the com Mittee unanimously adopted a Resolution declaring that republicans should reject member ship in any Radical or extremist organization including any which attempt to use the Republican party for its own ends or any which seeks to undermine the Baste principles of Ameri can Freedom and constitutional Senate Republican Leader Everett m. Dirkson of Illinois pro posed the Resolution. Dirksen said he acted for himself and House gop Leader Gerald r. Ford of Michigan. Gov. Robert e. Smylie of Idaho who had earlier called for a specific denunciation of the Birch society seconded Iho Dirksen Resolution. Smylie reportedly decided net to press or action on a Resolution naming the Birch society because he doubled there were enough votes to adopt it. The question of inv thing to do about the Birch society had been considered a Tup problem for the gop leaders. Winds hit West Centralia Road hearing draws crowd a hearing on the location of anew route probably will not he major Lewis county Road pro built for a number of years act West of Centralia Drew a crowd of about 50 people Mon Day morning mainly because the i mile Long stretch will go however because of increasing residential building efforts will be made to secure adequate right of Way Al this time. Through West Centralia resident at one Point in the hearing heavy Snow clogs n. E. Tial development areas. The hearing was before Lewis county commission in the court House. A.m., sunday. The had damages and pickup truck was listed a total loss. In the other Accident a 1965 Rondel car driven by Jerry l. Mcmahan 19, handle was struck by a Hil and run Driver who had backed out of he Slagle Road officers said. The Accident occurred at 3 ., one half mile East of handle on the White pass Highway. Mcmahan received a Scalp laceration and was taken to the Morton Hospital for treatment and released. An estimated 500 damage was caused to his automobile. By the associated press i spread through the mountains of Snow sleet freezing rain and Strong winds hit new England today. The heavy Snow moved ahead of a great lakes storm into parts of new Hampshire ver Mont and Maine. Portland and Rumford in Maine measured two inches of Snow this morn ing and Wolfeboro n.h., also had a two Inch fall. The weather Bureau predicted four to eight inches of Snow for new Hampshire Vermont and Maine. Winds were recorded up to 35 Miles an hour. Just South of the Snow Belt a mixture of rain freezing and Snow fell. Considerable rain fell in 40 degree weather in Massachusetts Rhode Island and Connecticut. To the West heavy snows Utah Arizona and parts of Nevada. An overnight snowfall in the Northern half of Minnesota ranged from a race to inches. Rain and drizzle were general today in a Large area from he great lakes to Florida. Ocala communities were without Power Snow rain and fog snarled traffic and caused Many Acci dems. A greyhound bus in route to new Orleans went off a Highway during a rainstorm sunday near Pensacola Fla., killing four persons and injuring 10. Fla., recorded 1.90 inches off an air Canada four engine rain in six hours and Turbo prop revved its engines n.c., measured 1.04 inches in a similar period. Behind the storm lower temperatures moved As far Soulhas the Gulf of mexi co. Paris of the Dakotas and Western Minnesota were Para lazed by a sleet storm Sun Day. Telephone communications were knocked Oul and some from o Hare internal Lionel air port in Chicago for Toronto ont., sunday. The plane skidded off the runway and became stuck in mud. The 71 passengers were transferred to another plane. A lost Pilot apparently became in the fog near White i a vote by raised hands saw 28 persons supporting the Road project and 7 opposed. Most of the latter Are property owners the proposed county Road Loi who May lose land to the right include a Chehalis River Bridge i of Way. To Cost an estimated or. Kennelh Mallery us is roughly from the Cook s Mill j per intendant of he Centralia area directly North across the schools said school leaders Are River to the former Pacific High much interested in the new Road Way route North of the Fords because it is possible the new Prairie school. High school May be built in that county Heads who have seen i area. He said such a Road would need for the Road mount in re relieve present and future con cent years have indicated the Gostion from the Harrison ave Plains n.y., sunday and was killed when his plane crashed 10 shopping Days fill Christmas nue Highway overpass bottle . Robert Coluccio chairman of the Fords Prairie fire Protection District pointed out the Road and Bridge arc badly need cd to give the Cook s Mill area adequate fire pre Lection. Emphasis was also made by James r. Elzey manager if Centralia s Seattle first National Bank that improved transportation routes in the area will have a beneficial effect on land values there. Elzey lives in the area. Maugham near death France a British author w. Somerset maugham Lay in a coma in a. Hospital to Day and his doctor gave him less than 24 hours to live. The 91-year-old writer suffered a stroke saturday at his Seaside Villa at Cap ferrat. He Lias been unconscious Ever since. His doctor Georges to Sonoff told newsmen sunday night that maugham was in the throes of Rosanoff reported the old Man s temperature had risen and pulmonary congestion had set in. Medicine is henceforth pow Erless to save or. He said he has entered the death agony. It is a hopeless condition and we do not think it can last now More than 24 hours. The brain is no longer irrigated supplied with hut the heart is still holding three doctors attending maugham said in a bulletin to Day that his condition was stationary without or. Rosanoff told newsmen the fact that we have noted no change since yesterday eve Ning does not permit the slight est Alan f. Searle maugham Secretary and companion i years said the author had directed in a will he made several years ago that his body be Cre mated and the ashes sent to England to be placed in Canter Bury Cathedral. Maugham s Only child lady John Hope was not at his bed Side and it was doubted that she would come to . Maugham tried to disown her seven years ?.go and adopt Searle but a French court refused to per Mil it. Death Box score monday traffic Olympia a state Irol traffic toll up to monday. Traffic to Date this year 474. Same time last year i. Last 7j hours 4

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