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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 21, 1969, Nashua, New Hampshire Today's Chuckle A fellow who just re- turned from North Africa said, "The Sahara Desert is all waste because it is all sand and no bikinis." Nashua New Hampshire's Largest Evening Newspaper Weather Rain Tonight Clearing Tuesday Full Report on Page Two VOL 101 NO. II? Continuing New Hampshire Telegrtpa Established October 20.1BJ NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, MONDAY, JULY 21, IJ4J Secood Class Postage Paid At Nashua, N.H. .0 PASES TEN CENTS Mani Walks and the Flag Files On the Moon moon fo become to set loot on the Apollo 11 Astros Walk On Moon; Liftoff From Lunar Surface Succeeds SPACE CENTER, Hous- ton Nen A. Aim- strong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. blasted off; safely, from the: moon'and the complex maneuvers to link up with their mother ship. They their foot- the lunar dust and in .the history of man. Lone Passenger Their liftoff began 69 seconds after the command ship, with Michael Collins its lone passen: passed 69 mites above Tranquillity Base. Seven min- utes later, they entered orbit and a 314 hour chase began. IJ all went well, the two ships 'would lint tip at p.m. EOT. and head for home at a.m. Tuesday. Their thrust lander, which set- tled them onto the surface Sun- for. a Ziy hour slay, served them, at. liftoff. They left behind the .spindly-legged lower stage, their launching platform, as ?_.-permanent memento :of man land- ed on the first time a rocket had lifted anything from the moon. Mission control awakened the moorimeh' shortly after'11 a.m. following a six-hour rest period. Instruments which' 'monitored Armstrong during the night in- dicated he slept fitfully. There is .only_one set of biomedical in- struments in the cabin so Aldriri was not monitored. Sleeping in the cramped quar- ters of the LM is difficult and Aldrin reported: ".Veil has been lying on-the engine cover and I curled up on the floor." Ct ecKng of systems arid switch settings for: the 'critical liftoff was the No. 1 priority aft- er wakeup. 'Arms'troa giCdimbed i throa'gb the JAI.hatch and started back- ing down'a nine-runs ladder. On the second rung from the bot- tom, he opened a compartment, exposing a television camera. The, picture was black and white and somewhat jerky, but it recorded history. Among' scientists, there was elation that the landed in an area with a.variety of treasure that held at least the hope of a rich payoff in th? search .to learn more about moon'and earth..' As Armstrong planted his 'size i'A teft boot on the powdery sur- face at p m. Sunday, he spoke words that will be re- membered for all time: "That's one small step for man, a giant leap for mankind." The camera trained on Aldrin as he'ste'pped on the .far shore minutes later and exclaimed: Magnifi- cent desolation." There were other memorable utterances daring the day of high adventure. There were Armstrong's words when Eagle separated from the command ship to start the dangerous descent': "The Eagle is flying." .There were words from the moon's surface after touchdown at p.m.: "Houston Tranquillity base here. The Ea- gle has landed." Or when Aldrin, a deeply reli- Charge Filed Against Sen. Kennedy; Hearing Is Scheduled for July 28 EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) PnU-e today filed a formal com- plaint charging Sen. Edward M. Kennedy with leaving the scene of an accident The complaint stems from a weekend wreck on Chappaquid- dick Island, adjacent; to Mar- tha's Vineyard on which this resort town is located.' A young 'woman was killed and Kennedy injured, though appar ently not seriously. The complaint was filed by Domenic J. Arena the District Court Clerk Thomas A. Teller. Arena ;said that an Edgarfown lawyer, Richard. J. McCarran, had Informed the clerk he is representing Kennedy. Me- Carran asked for a hearing, to which Kennedy is entitled be- fore any summons I] Issued. Teller set July 28 for the bear- will be held hi the Edgarfown courthouse. Streel Fitied A crowd of several, hundred persons, mostly tourists, fined the street outside the red brick, century-old courthouse as Arena crossed ,the street from his headquarters in the Town Hall to visit the clerk. Arena said Sunday he. Is was no negligence .Involved" in the ac- cident. 'But the-matter of the time period after the Arena said.' "There Is, in my opinion, a violation, concerning going from'the scene, leaving the scene." The mishap occurred between Friday .and'1 a.m. Sat- urday as "Kennedy was driving Mary Jo Kopechne, 28, of Wash- ington, !c a landing la catch the ferry back la the Vineyard. PIZZA br Charles Famous thruout New England H7 W. PEARL ST. Fines! in Pizws Grinders (aH varieties) Regular 90c PLAIN PIZZA TUESDAY .ONLY .Telephone, 8JV-4S42 II A.M. fo 2 A.M. -'Mon.' thru Saf. Sundays 3 P.M. Stock Exchanges Observe Holiday The New York and American Stock Exchanges are closed today in honoring President Nizon's re- quest that the day be declared a holiday to celebrate man's-first landing on the moon. The Telegraph's daily stock list- tags wffl be published tomorrow when trading on aH exchanges Is resumed. BULLDOZER TRAINEES Train in Nashua now to operate buBdozers, backhoes, etc. Earn- ings of an hour.and.more. No correspondence; Learn on the equipment. In fuD or part time classes.- CtTl SEN. EDWARD KENNEDY The car skidded off a narrow bridge.and landed bottom-up in eight of water. Kennedy es- caped with what a physician said was a mild concussion. Miss Kopechne, former secre- tary to. the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, D-N.Y., was trapped in the vehicle and drowned. Kennedy went la the'police ID hours after the accident. The car tad been found by then; two boys going fishing saw its wheels beneath the water. a police statement, Kenne- dy said he was left dazed by the accident. He said he tried re- peatedly to rescue Miss Ko- pechne, but was not able to find her. Dincer Party The 37-year-old Massachusetts Democrat and Miss i Kopechne had been at a dinner party at a private home on Chappaquid- dick attended by several of Ken- nedy's friends and political'as- sociates. Kennedy'said he re- turned lo the home after the ac- cident and climbed Into the rear seal of a car parked outside. "I then asked someone to bring me back to he continued. "I remember walking around for a period of KENNEDY HEARING Abby TONIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH Reslon 1) Social 6 Sports 14 II Suburban g 9 SuUburgcr 1J 18, 17, IS, 19 Comics Cook Crossword Editorial Horoscope Lawrence Obituaries Pearson IS Taylor Television H Theaters 15 Dr. Thosteson II Weather 2 What's So Special About FREE CHECKING ,AT NASHUA TRUST? minfjrium balance if you're under 65 and NONE-if you're over. That's what! ______' Member, F-D1C. gious man, relayed :tMs mes- sage to shortly-after the landing: "This is the LM pi- lot. I'd like to take this oppor- tunity; to ask every person lis- tening; whoever, wherever they may be.'lo.pause.for a moment ''contemplate "the; eventsflbf the past few hours and to give thanks in his or her own way.7 They planted an American flag and saluted it, but made it plain they canoe to the moon as ambassadors for all mankind. They unveiled a stainless steel plaque bearing these "Here men from planet Earth first set foot upon the moon, July, 195S. A.D. We came in peace for all mankind.1 Mooo Rise They left on the moon a disc on which messages' from the leaders of 76 nations had been recorded. They will return to earth with them the nags of 155 nations, including Russia. And they left behind mementos for three Americans and two Rus- sians who died for the cause of space exploration. The theme was carried through when President Nixon placed an extraordinary radio call fo Armstrong and Aldrin as they strolled the surface. Nixon Proud As they flanked the American Hag, Nixon said, "I can't tell you how proud we all are of what you have done for every American. This be the proudest day of our lives. "For people al! over the world I am sure that they too join with Americans In recognizing what an immense this is. Be- cause of what you have done the heavens have become part of man's "For one priceless moment'in the whole history of the President continued, "ail of the people on this earth are truly one. in their pride in what you have done, one In our prayers that you will return safely to earth." Although at times it appeared they' were on a and Aldrin carried out a true exploration oJ the moon. Several times they tested MOOX WALK Page: I Nashua Man, Buzz Aldrin Classmates A Nashua resident gndoiled from West Point will Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin, the Air Force colonel who was the second mm to set foot on the moon, It was for learned. Ally. Leonard P. Shapiro of 39 DuMin Avense recalls hit college days Bleu Buzz AHrin was a member of tie Class o( 195L Aldrin, described as having potential to be a "capable, de- pendable, and efficient officer" la the academy's yearbook, was ranked first la his freshajia tliss la both academic and .physical education and fifth ta Us grad- uating class. Shapiro sold he got to know Aldrin little because they were la' tie same company after their firs! year. After graduating from West Point, Shapiro studied law. at Boston University Law School and was i officer la (hi V. S. Aroiy. He married (he former Char- loUe Smithy Torriogtop, Conn., and tie couple has liree'children. Additional Funds Approved To Fight Crime and Drugs WASHINGTON (AP) A big increase In' funds (o combat crime in the streets and drug abuses was approved today by the House Appropriations Com- mittee. The committee also adopted a new, tough provision aimed at student rioters, and turned down in administration request for more money to help local schoo! districts desegregate. The actions were laken by the committee in approving a bill that would appropriate bil- lion for the departments of State, Commerce and Justice during the current fiscal year. The total goes over the budget estimates of the Niion adminis- tration which asked for only (1t million for the construction of pew merchant marine ships but get million if com- mittee action.Is sustained by Congress. We Carry A FULL LINE of CABOTS Stains Cr Paints Nashua Wallpaper Co. W. Purl St. 885-W91 Opca Than. Tfl t BUS TO US! Hourly From Downtown To Air-Conditioned NASHUA MALL First Foot on Moon This is how it looked last night when Neil Armstrong took man's first step on the moon. With his right foot in the lunar module landing pad, tests the lunar surface with' his left foot. Luna 15 Makes Landing on Moon By ANDREff TORCHM JODRELL BANK, England (AP) Russia apparenlly landed its unmanned Luna IS space probe on the moon today fust as American astronauts for a descent to the moon fired at a.m. EOT. Us said the signal? slopped it a.m. Prof. John G. Davits, Lcvelfs just as American astronauts aide, said at pm "Luna Neij A. and Edwin I has landed." signals "appropriate to a lan-, Ing" and it appeared the "appropriate lo a manned craft had left orbit and'soft touched down on the moon. Among the maneuvers that "ffe ratal now await been predicted for Luna signals to see if it Is taking a m00" landing and said Lovell, 55-year-old tricval of lunar rock and a ......rouM Irip to earth from lunar orbit. According to. another theory, Luna was engaged In close-up reconnaissance of the Apollo as- tronauts that could conceivably help the Russians gel their own cosmonauts to the moon. None of these theories was confirmed and the latest word from Soviet spokesmen in Mos- cow was only that Luna was functioning normally while- ex- ploring near-moon space. director of the observatory that has tracked Luna 15 since it en- tered moon orbit more than four days ago. said the Soviet probe's relrorockets that could slow it QUARTERLY State Federal TAX RETURNS M DUE For Assistance Can FHED ACKLEY 883-3912 ;