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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - July 29, 1973, Florence, South CarolinaGood morning it s sunday july our 50th year 210 Florence. S. C. Daily 10sunday 15 Watkins Glen Rock festival draws record crowd Watkins , . A1j As Many As 600.000 Young persons sprawled Elbow to cd Bow Over a 90-Acrc Hillside sat urday for a Rock music concert rivalling he proportions of the famed Woodstock festival. A Brief but heavy Thunder Shower drenched the crowd and turned Dirl paths into mud sat urday evening but the music continued. The Mammoth crowd tried to squeeze within View of the out door stage but at least a third of Hie mass had to Settle for spots out of sight and almost Oul of hearing of the performers. Some persons were a half mile away from the stage. Stale police estimated he crowd at about 600.000 double the number who Hail reached the concert site the Day before. Shelley Finkl. Co promoter of the event concurred with the estimate and added. I think before this thing is Over three quarters of a million people will have come and we had no idea this Many people would he said noting that his paid ticket sales Only 150.000. He said Gate personnel had stopped checking for tickets earlier in inc week in order to keep traffic moving. This apparently prompted non Lickl holders to crash he Gates tie said. The concert was held at Hie grand prix race course which n o r m ally accommodates crowds up to for automobile races. This is worse than Wood remarked a Young con Cert worker attempting to guard the six fool Chain link Fence surrounding the Field. The Woodstock festival Drew a crowd of -100.001 and set Hie Pace for a series of outdoor Rock concerts throughout the nation mounted policemen made to Ken efforts to divert the crowd from the backstage area with out much Success. Eventually. Large sections of thu Fence were ripped Down and people crossed into the Back stage area freely. Other spectators climbed to tic roof of portable toilets and perched precariously for a Bel Ter glimpse of the specially Buill musicians platform. This is was a frequent cry from disgruntled youths sealed in Sun warmed Field As temperatures reached into the mid ads. The first notes of music from the grateful dead marked he Climax of a week Long mass i isee i Stival. Page2at motion sickness causes qualms for astronauts Rock festival crowd estimated at More than proportions of throng rivals thai of Woodstock is acid be inter. Houston l aim three astronauts Start ing on inc longest space adventure Ever attempted reported saturday night Lioy were All suffering slightly from a motion sickness Type of ailment aboard the orbiting skylab space Lalion. Skylab 2 commander Alan l. Bean during a Presl Cep Crew status report said that one of his Crew males. Jack Lousma. Had to Lake one Pill which is frequently used to pre. Vent nausea caused by motion sickness. Hcan also said that both he and tie third crewman. Or. Owen k. Carriou. Were have to move extremely slowly Localise of stomach an Early stage of motion sick Ness. Both Owen and i have some stomach said bean. The Mission commander said he had taken two aspirin. , said item look one Scop or scopolamine Dix Adric. A Medicine used to control nausea. Doctors at the Johnson space Center said the Medicine was placed on Board in the event of severe motion sickness. Bean also said the could not eat dinner. Jack i Don t think is going to be Able to cat his evening said bean ale two meals earlier in the Day. He said Bill in does t look like lie is going to eating meal c dinner at Rean said both he and har Riott had to move extremely slowly to keep from causing any vestibular problems motion sickness Willi and i have had to Little bit of stomach awareness so we tend to be fairly careful How we he said. Bean noted. However that both he and Gar Riott had eaten most of All their meals. A number of astronauts on earlier american space mis Sions have experienced motion sickness and even vomiting. The ailment however usually disappears in one or two Days after the indy has adjusted to inc weightlessness of space. Bean s announcement came after a Busy Day in which the astronauts had been launched guided their spacecraft to a Docking with the skylab space station and started moving into be orbiting lab for a sol Flioy scientific quest for new knowl a rest from watergate to begin Friday Washington a sen Howard h. Bakerjr. I Tenn. Isaid saturday "tin1, country a cads a rest from watergate he Hopes the Senate water Gate committee will adjourn next Friday without trying to i Complete the first phase of its Baker who is vice chairman of he commutes said it would take another month of hearings to Complete its investigation of the june 17. 1972. Watergate and subsequent cover up attempt originally the committee had hoped to wind up this phase of its investigation by aug. 3. When Congress is scheduled to adjourn for one month. My fear is if we go past aug. 3. Well go All through Baker said in an interview. The committee needs a rest. The staff needs a rest the press needs a rest and most of All. Tic country needs a Resl from Baker said. One reason the committee is behind schedule is that jails lining of former presidential aide John Ehrlichman has taken far longer than expected. We re taking Loo Long on Khz said Baker. All of us have been taking ton much the committee bad hoped to Hoar Ehrlichman ii. Or Lizalde Man former White House chief of staff and Charles w. Colson. Former special presidential counsel by aug. 3. Hut Ehrlichman. Former Domestic affairs adviser to the president testified for four Days and returns for a fifth on monday with no guarantee he won t have to return on Day. Ehrlichman s first four Days were marked by Ollen testy exchanges with Commil Tec coun Sel and members. Haldeman plans to begin Bis testimony with a four hour opening Seal Gnu ii. If be first thing tuesday morning the hearing would lie Well into the afternoon session before anyone would gel to question Haldeman. As chief of staff. Ilal deman controlled the flow of visitors and information to the presi Dent and thus wielded immense Power in the while House. Several witnesses before the committee i ave implicated Haldeman in the cover up. If the committee questions him As closely As it has Ehrlichman. Hakk Inan s Testi Mony would run into inc week of aug. 5. With Colson still scheduled to appear. Senlac republicans. Including minority Leader Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania. Called on watch Gale Commilles chairman Sam ,1. Krvin jr., 0 . To suspend s investigator. Carmen hellion. Karlicz in the week. George Bush. Republican National chairman had said that Bollino had been involved in bugging Nixon s 1960 Campaign against John Kennedy. Bollino de Nied the charge which Bush supported with three affidavits. The 22 senators urged that Bollino be suspended while Bush s charges Are in Vesliga led. To do otherwise could put a Tail on any work or investigation produced by or. Lick Linfor the select they said in a idler Lorvin. Two constitutional Law yers expected to argue one in the court Icsis Over Access c presidential laps and Docu ments have left Washington for their respective Homes to pre pare for the forthcoming court room debates. The Rase appeared certain to end up before the supreme court. France explodes nuclear device wellington1 a prance exploded a Small Low yield nuclear device sunday in Windy weather above muru Roa Altol in the South Pacific. New zealand defense Headquarters reported. It was the second in the 1973 Krench atmospheric test series and followed the first by a week. Observers on the Bridge of the new zealand frigate can Ledbury said they saw no Flash or fireball As is usual in nuclear explosions. Hut they did report seeing a huge Cloud billow above the atoll a few minutes after the blast. Cape. Derek Cheney of the Canterbury said the blast produced a Cloud More like a question Mark than the usual mushroom was 20 Miles away when the bomb was detonated at . Kit saturday. Officials on Board said the balloon from which the device was suspended was clearly visible above the atoll. 800 Miles Southeast of Tahiti. A Krench military plane flew through the towering Cloud soon after the blast apparently test ing the level of radioactivity. Cheney said. Bonnie and Clyde car brings record Price Justice to hear bombing arguments Washington Lap supreme court Justice Thurgood Marshall agreed saturday to hear arguments a .. District court order that would halt the. Bombing in Cambodia. Marshall agreed to hear the Case in his Chambers after the 2nd circuit court of appeals in new York stayed. District court judge Orrin g. Judd s ruling that would have slopped the bombing at 4 . Friday. The appeals court blocked the Ming from going into effect pending a hearing aug. N. Two Days before the bombing fund Cut off approved by Congress. Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman. D . And several air Force pilots who obtained the original ruling by Judd. Argued that the Congress has not the current bombing and that in must therefore be halted a spokesman for the Ameri can civil liberties Union participating in the Case As a plaintiff said the petition to the supreme court argues that the Nixon administration is using the courts to continue the bombing. Marshall received the Case because he handles emergency appeals from the second circuit when the supreme court is in summer recess. There was no indication when he would Issue a ruling. How much Power has the president the question of the guilt of president Nixon Over water Gate is being eclipsed by the question of his Power. Index page2d. Arts 10b the High Cost of funerals business 6a is driving More and More editorials 4a people toward cremation features 1d instead. Page 8b, pets 78 1b 1c the wave of hysteria on sports possible drug abuse seems to be subsiding across the South. Page 9b. Weather variable cloudiness and warm with a Chance of showers and thundershowers today. Highs Low lows lower 70s. Details Page 3a. Princeton. Mass. A the ib34 i Ord in which gang sters Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow died was sold for n record si75.000on saturday the car was still at the Hay state antique automobile Kex position auction Here it was bought by Peter a. Simon. 22. A Casino operator from Jean. Nov. Simon was one of four persons bidding on inc car. Formerly owned by retired Atlanta film producer Ted toddy. The bidding started at and lasted Aboul 20 minutes. One bidder used a Long distance Telephone Call to place his offer from Nebraska. The car has fio Bullet holes blood stained scats and shattered windows and Windshield. It has not been restored since authorities ambushed Bonnie and Clyde in the car in Arcadia. Years ago. Skylab ii rocket blasts off launch came off smoothly Dallas protest turns violent Dallas Cap bands of Rock throwing mexican Ameri cans smashed windows and Al lacked police motorcycles sat urday during a March protest ing inc fatal shooting of a 12 year old boy by a policeman last week authorities said. About half a policemen were injured. Police with Gas masks chased inc demonstrators from City Hall. Officials said milling bands prowled through the downtown business District smashing windows and disrupting traffic. They said a television news Cruiser was damaged. There were no immediate re ports of arrests. A group called the Brown Berels had obtained a police permit fora March and Demon stration to protest last Day s fatal shooting of Santos Rodriguez. Dallas patrolman Darrell Cain. 30. Was indic cd on murder charges in inc shoot ing and remained in jail under Bond. The handcuffed was shot to death while seated in a police car with his brother during police questioning about a Bur Glary. Police said the crowd which reached about 1.200 at its height gathered at City Hall to hear remarks from various speakers cily councilman i Edro Aguirre attempted to Calm emotions police said but an unidentified woman took Over the microphone. Senate votes to Washington api the Senate keeping its Opl Ioas open. Saturday approved a Resolution giving congressional leaders the Power to recall con Gress during the August recess that starts i riday. The measure was approved by a voice vote and sent to the House. Senate democratic u Ader Mansfield disclosed thai a decision had been made to hold up any Bills threatened by veto until september. This would prevent president n Ixon from vetoing them while Congress was Oul of session and unable to Challenge such moves. Assurances will be sought from the White House that a Trio of controversial Bills will be signed. Mansfield Lold re porters. Without such Assur ances action will be held up on a minimum wage increase a farm Bill and the s19 billion housing veterans and space appropriation. The plans to pro decl the Bills and to provide for the recall of Congress follow development last fall in which inc Congress was unable to circumvent inc president. One incident involved the renewed bombing of North Viet Nam last december Whitti provoked congressional protest but was halted just before the House and Senate reconvened in january. The other was Nixon s pocket veto of a Bills by refusing to sign them after the end of inc session. Congress could not override he a clock and the president s action has been a key Factor in disputes Between the White House and Congress. The authority for recall of Congress was inserted in the Resolution providing for con Gressional adjournment from aug. 3 to sept. 5. Without president Nixon could recall Congress. The Resolution does t require the president Mansfield said Congress could be recalled to Deal with an Energy crisis the economic situation or any request by the administration to continue the. Bombing of Cambodia beyond the aug. 15 deadline

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