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Chanute Tribune (Newspaper) - December 13, 1965, Chanute, Kansas Forecast dam the Chanute Tribune single copy Price 7c Chanute Kansas 66720, monday december 13, 1965 to pages 74th year no. 207 2 spacemen Alert expecting company space Center Houston Tex. Apr the gemini 7 astronauts still vigorous and mentally Alert in the ninth Day of the Marathon space voyage hurtled on toward new endurance records today and looked Forward eagerly to a wednesday rendezvous with gemini 6. Frank Borman and James Lovell have shown no evidence of weariness despite the Long grinding exposure to their strange world of space or. I. Owen Coons a flight surgeon said today. A they Wake up Sharp a he said a respond quickly to ground commands and make no errors for a wednesday launch. In copying information relayed they were told an abbreviated to them from Earth stations. I mid count would be started a they knew what they had to tuesday morning and prospects do and they Are going to do it.1 were Good for a wednesday fir we expect them to be As Good ing and at last the biggest of to the gemini 7 entered its 133rd orbit at to . Est. Borman an air Force lieutenant colonel and Lovell a Ren 3 vehicles taken arrest Erie youth found in barn All space adventures the Devous of orbiting ships. If the gemini 6 flight is again delayed the problem of bringing the two spacecraft Down on the same Day could arise. Gemi Navy commander woke up this in 7 now is scheduled to splash morning after a period of Light Down saturday after 14 Days in sleep and soon began asking space. Questions about the Progress of a we Don t want to bring them efforts at Cape Kennedy to pre Down on the same Day but we pare the gemini 6 spacecraft will if we have to a a spokes. J Man said. Of this happens an Effort would be made to land them one orbit apart but it could be done on the same revolution if there were no other Choice. Frank r. Haviland 21, of Erie was being held in the county jail there today in connection with the taking of three vehicles saturday night and Early sunday. One of the vehicles was taken at Erie the other two at Chanute. Don Harding. Neosho county undersheriff arrested Haviland about 6 . Sunday Kaemmerling of 403 n. Central called police and reported that motorists View of the Chanute Christmas dec shoppers orations on main help Spur the season s spirit in Triton tooth by Nill a a Nam Borman and Lovell the newly crowned endurance champions of space flight sped Onward dressed a the Only Way to Fly a in their Cotton underwear. A this is gemini 7, your Friendly target vehicle standing by a Borman messaged Earth his car was missing from the after Dine a mite cafe. 1711 s. Santa a pm it Cutar stalled in a Cloud of be. He told officers he parked the car with the motor running entered the cafe and found the car gone when he came Back outside. I j Pink tinted rocket exhaust. The gemini a pilots Navy capt. Walter m. Schirra or. And air Force maj. Thomas p. Stafford. Saw their 103,000-mile tavern fire kills 13 police notified the Highway a Chicago apr i just got mad. They should t have thrown me this was the explanation of. Robert Lee Lassiter As head Ace Hunt and rendezvous witha match gemini 7 foiled before they left to touch of a fire saturday in a Hay Bam North of Erie Fok Trot and the sheriffs office at he launch and at night which killed 13 persons lowing abandonment of the third Erie. A Short time later officers a false signal shut on vehicle East of the Highway us59-k39 Junction. Authorities gave this account of the Chain of events leading to the arrest about 1 10 . Sunday Leo two Drivers Post Bonds police arrested Ellis s. Roberts 52, of Neodesha at 5 45 . Yesterday on charges of blocking a private drive parking on the wrong Side of the Street intoxication illegal tag display and transportation. He was released later on $30 Bond. Officers said they received a complaint saturday night from an Augusta Man George Barker that a car had bumped his at Cherry and Santa be. A License number Given them by Barker checked to the Roberts car. At 12 40 . Sunday officers arrested Stanley o. Umbarger Thayer on a careless driving charge for which he posted $25 Bond. Police said they pursued Umbarger a car from inside the City to the Neosho River Bridge on k39 East of Chanute to Stop it. And injured 22 in a West Side tavern. Lassiter 26, of Chicago was Here Learned that a car belong-13 Roc Tejw engines. My to Lester d. Yokum. Hum a Dot a it red lau5. "7 bold r. 2. Had been taken from worked around the cock Quot �?~j3? the Sunflower cafe on Highway 10 Reay gemini 6 for another charged sunday with 13 counts us 169 at the North Edge of Cha Murfit i1? 8 57 am Ltd it it of murder wednesday. It can be fired As late As saturday it Lassiter a labourer for an elec As investigation continued an Borman and Lovell got orders try my Tom police thl be abandoned pickup truck was to conserve fuel to insure them splashed a gallon of gasoline in found on us169 North of the Sun enough Power to maintain their a a or Erie in Flower cafe near the Ash Grove spacecrafts attitude toward the a a it ii son Street then Bor Cement Plant grounds. Officers end of their space voyage. This Rowe i 8 match to ignite it. Said it had hit a Utility pole meant an abbreviated expert damaging the left front of the ment schedule and much Drifting flight truck and the pole and that the truck s clutch was burned out in the meantime sheriff George Neely had sighted Kaem Merling a car East of Chanute and pursued it. The Driver abandoned it and fled on foot after turning into a farm driveway a mile and a half East of the us59-k39 Junction. Officers said the pickup a 1956 Ford belonging to Hines Grain co. Of Erie was stolen at Erie about to . Taking of the yokum car a 1954 Chevrolet from the Sunflower cafe came next after the pickup was a a Quot to gemini 7 at glance the incident that touched off the fire Lassiter said was an argument with Eddie Gaston 38. A waiter at the club. Witnesses said Lassiter had been flourishing a Large switchblade knife and Gaston told him to put it away. The two men grappled after quote of the Day a Tell Frank arguing and Lassiter was Borman and Jim Lovell we forced to leave still want to come up and see a Chi be Back and they re govern a gemini 6 command Ping to get it a witnesses quoted lot Walter m. Schirra or. Tells Mission control after liftoff failure delays Pursuit of gemini 7 in space. Mission status gemini 7 time in orbit tops 200 hours As Crew Lassiter As saying As he left. Gaston was among the seven men and six women killed in the Blaze. Carrier arrives Home Norfolk a. A the aircraft Carrier Independence came Home from War today to an emotional Welcome that bespoke Pride in her Mission and offered Solace for her losses. She tied up in the rain and fog at her naval base pier minus 18 men and 16 planes that had sailed with her to Viet Nam Waters seven months ago. Thousands of wives children and parents streamed aboard the big ship for a just before Christmas reunion. The Joy of the ships return All but blanked out the near tragedy that struck sunday when a ruptured fuel tank of a plane leaving the Carrier for its Shore base spewed a Sheet of flame along the flight deck. Just before the families boarded the ship an official Welcome was extended by naval state and City officials who had landed aboard the Carrier in Hampton roads in helicopters. The Navy unit commendation was presented to the ship and her air Wing by vice . Wal Demar f. A. Wendt Deputy commander in chief of the Atlantic Fleet for exceptionally meritorious service during her five months of combat operations in the South China sea. Surges of Homecoming happiness pulsed through the ship s 4,-500 officers and men and swiftly erased most of the scars of a spectacular fire that swept the flight deck at midship sunday As the 80,000 ton Flat top was launching aircraft to Fly to Oceania naval air station near Norfolk. Eleven flight deck crewmen were burned and four other suffered minor injuries in the fire triggered by Jet fuel spilled from a ruptured drop tank of a phantom la fighter plane. Wrecked and taking of Kaem awaits my Gem no g launch. Merlins s car a 1951 Ford was for37 est air Bokums was found at wednesday. Goal before Gemi weather Low 27 i 3 i 4 1625 s. Santa be. Neely said Haviland being held on a charge of intoxication pending filing of other charges had admitted taking the pickup but told Neely he had no recollection of taking the two cars. The Bam where Haviland was arrested is about one and three de Neely said. Tampara Turas High today i .45 Yoi Torday. A saturday. 44 year ago today. 45 26 j quarters Miles from where the highest Thi data lilt. 73 lowest this data Imi. O j Kaemmerling car was abandon relative humidity i p a. 60 Isrom Ater i . 29.67, falling. Precipitation saturday to Inch. Area forecast considerable cloudiness tonight and tuesday with occasional rain Likely tuesday. Low tonight in 30s. High tuesday 50 to 55. Maugham near death Nice France apr British author w. Somerset maugham Lay in a coma in a Hospital today and his doctor gave him less than 24 hours to live. The 91-year-old writer suf Topeka apr occasional Light Snow was predicted today for parts of Northern and Western Kansas. The Snow is expected to move into Northwest Kansas tonight Fereck a stroke saturday at his and spread Over other parts of Seaside Villa at Cap ferrat. He the West by tuesday. It will be Jias been unconscious colder in the West tuesday with increasing northerly winds. Eastern sections Are expected to have occasional rain. High temperatures today were forecast for about 50 with lows tonight near 30 to 35. Winds will be in the Southwest and tuesday May be slightly cooler. Enforcement school tomorrow wednesday a two Day area Law enforcement school will be held Here tomorrow and wednesday at the a Tate Highway building. Cooperating agencies for the program Are the Chanute police department Highway patrol Fri Obi motor vehicle department alcohol beverage control department of social welfare Federal Bureau of prisons and the University of Kansas governmental research Center. Been unconscious Ever since. His doctor Georges Rosanoff told newsmen sunday night that maugham was a in the throes of Rosanoff reported the old Many a temperature had risen and pulmonary congestion had set in. In 7 descends is 14 Days and 206 orbits of Earth. Problems experts try to determine what caused an electrical plug to fall prematurely from the base of gemini 6�?Ts Titan 2 rocket with the result that a false signal automatically shut Down the engines. No hint of worries for gemini 7. Astronauts status Borman and Lovell both Are allowed Comfort of flying outside pressure suits in underwear while they await next attempt by gemini 6 to overtake and Fly in formation with them. Area chiropractors in meeting Here or. E. O. Morris and or. Fred Ingram were hosts to the Southeast District Chiron act tors association sunday afternoon at the Tioga hotel. Members of the Chanute toastmasters club gave the program. Slides of a recent european trip were shown by or. Elizabeth Maddy of Garnett. Twenty chiropractors and their wives attended the meeting. Traffic fatalities Topeka apr Kansas traffic death log 48 hours to 9 . Monday�?4 for december�?18 for 1965-620 comparable 1964 period�?628 United fund thermometer so near $22,460 u $20,000 i $17,500 i $15,000 i $12,500 i $10,000 i $7,500 i $5,000 i $2,500 i night owls View from atop Tioga hotel emphasizes the new four Lane traffic. Home decor entries slow ground air strikes kill 1,000viet Cong Only six residential entries have been received thus far in the Chanute Jaycees annual Christmas lighting contest chairman John Schultz announced today. No Church entries have been received. Schultz said he Hopes for some Church entries and More residential ones before the registration deadline saturday. Those wishing to Register should notify Schultz either in pc Iaun by mail or by Telephone. An engraved plaque will be Given for the Best decorated Home and three framed certificates will be awarded to the three division winners. The winning Church will receive an engraved travelling trophy presently held by last years Winner evangelical United Brethren Church. Judging will be by three out of town persons one week from today. Schultz pointed out that Many of the Best decorated Homes last season have not yet been entered in the Competition. Those entered in the Home decoration Competition Are mrs. Kenneth White 511 n. Central Charlotte Traylor 124 s. Gret Chen Glen Dormois 204 n. Grant Frank Collett 221 w. 3rd Ivan Snyder 102 e. Chestnut and Orville Huffman 715 s. Grant. Saigon South Viet Nam apr a task Force of . Marines and vietnamese troops. I teamed against the Viet Cong in a five Day Battle South of Danang estimated today ground and air strikes have killed about 1,000 of the red enemy. Action was dwindling. Marine patrols moving through Hills in the que son sector 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 elsewhere also ebbed. . Briefing officers said the Viet Cong May be pulling Back to their Jungle hideouts to recover. With partially Clearing skies . Warplanes resumed raids on North Viet Nam after a two Day Lull blamed on bad weather. Air Force f105 thunderchief and f4c phantom jets blasted two Bridges Northeast of Dien City commission meeting tonight a regular meeting of the City commission will be held at 7 30 tonight at the memorial building. Ambulance service for the Community which is being discontinued by Chanute funeral Homes the first of the year will be among items on the Agenda. 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 Northwest of Hanoi a . Spokesman said. Navy pilots claimed another Bridge two storage areas and four antiaircraft Sites 14 Miles Northwest of the coastal town of Dong hoi he add d. In the Battle area South of Danang . Marines and South vietnamese troops hunted a Viet Cong regiment or. The sixth Day of operation Harvest Moon but the foe refused to show himself. Since the fighting began around a Valley 20 Miles South of Danang the leathernecks counted 198 Viet Cong killed 76 captured and 287 suspects detained Marine spokesmen said. Officers regarded the Lull warily. A i done to think the major fighting has started a said the . Marine commander in Viet Nam maj. Gen. Lewis Walt. Thayer youth Hurt in one car crash Thayer Larry Pedley 19, of Thayer r. 2 received Chest and face injuries in a one car Accident Southwest of Here about la .30 . Friday the Neosho county sheriff s office reported. Sheriff George Neely said Padley a car went off a gravel Road into a seven or eight foot drop. It had been raining and the Road was wet. Neely listed the car a 1958 Plymouth As a total loss. Denny Anderson 18, of Rural Thayer was a passenger. Extensive car damage extensive damage but no injuries resulted from collision of a pickup truck and a car at Elm and Evergreen about la . Saturday. Involved were a 1965 Ford pickup belonging to consolidated Oil service of Chanute driven by William e. Gifford 36, of 1225 s. Garfield and a 1960 Olds driven by l. L. White 24, of Tulsa. Police estimated damage to the pickup at $200 and to the car at $400. Also on police file from the weekend were reports by Roy Cowan 202 n. Central that his car was bumped by one driven by Fred Bower r. I on South Plummer Satur Dav morning. By c. D. Lewis 813 w. Walnut that his car received minor damage saturday afternoon while parked on South Lincoln near main. Officers said the other car involved was checked to a. A. Baltz 411 n. Forest by Marvin Christianson of 303 s Santa be saturday night that the Hood and Grille of his 1960 Chevrolet had been damaged sometime Friday. By Leon Franklin of Chanute that damage to his car in a hit and run Accident reported earlier last week had been placed at $70. Intercepted letter dear Cho we wonder just what it takes to excite the officer at the Wichita police department complaint desk. Yours. Note puts zest into night duty Wichita ran. A an attractive red haired Young woman walked into police Headquarters Early sunday and her Entrance caused quite a stir. Although the temperature was 39 degrees she had walked 13 blocks wearing Only White shoes and a a Pink baby doll Shortie Panama Nightgown a police noted. A i want to see a police officer a she said. The officer at Stop and a get out with your the complaint desk was Busy so hands up. If you done to ill turn the police Paddy Wagon also 37 blocks from the police Sta disappeared from its parking lion and the Driver got out. Place. A i was surprised a Worthan the dispatcher broadcast when he saw that she was pickup order for the woman and Wagon. Patrolman John Worthan radioed that he was following the Paddy Wagon and that the Driver looked like a girl. Realizing that she could hear the radio argued with talk he ordered the Driver to j gone to the wearing a Only a pair of Pink baby doll pyjamas and White Back at the station the woman said she was mrs. Leona Hickman 22, that she had her husband and station to find a she had to wait. And soon she disappeared. The dog on Hie Paddy Wagon stopped place to sleep. She spent sunday night in jail pending issuance of a state warrant charging car theft

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